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Volume 17 (2020)
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Volume 14 (2017)
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Volume 12 (2015)
Volume 11 (2014)
Volume 10 (2013)
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Volume 7 (2010)
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Volume 1 (2004)
Original Article
1. Th1 and Th2 Cytokine Profiles in Malignant Pleural Effusion

Mohammad Ali Ghayumi; Zahra Mojtahedi; Mohammad Javad Fattahi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 195-200

  Background: The alteration of Th1 and Th2 cytokine levels is the subject of controversy in pleural effusions caused by malignancy, a situation that favors a Th2 immune response. Objective: To examine the different levels of IL-4 and IL-10 (Th2 cytokines), and IL-2 and interferon-γ (IFN-γ) ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Cytokine Profile in the Endometrium of Normal Fertile and Women with Repeated Implantation Failure

Samira Rajaei; Amir Hassan Zamani; Mahmood Jeddi-Tehrani; Maryam Tavakoli; Afsaneh Mohammadzadeh; Ali Dabbagh; Mahroo Mirahmadian

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 201-208

  Background: Repeated Implantation Failure (RIF) is one of the most intricate obstacles in assisted reproduction. The cytokine and chemokine composition of uterine cavity seem to play important roles in the implantation process. Objective: To compare the cytokine profile in the endometrium of normal fertile ...  Read More

Original Article
3. IL-4 Can Inhibit IL-17 Production in Collagen Induced Arthritis

Siamak Sandoghchian Shotorbani; Yue Zhang; Samuel Essien Baidoo; Huaxi Xu; Mohammad Ahmadi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 209-217

  Background: IL-4 is a cytokine that induces differentiation of naive helper T cells into Th2 cells. Once activated by IL-4, Th2 cells subsequently produce additional IL-4. Objective: To examine the effect of IL-4 on IL-17 production and its effect in Collagen- Induced Arthritis (CIA) mice. Method: In ...  Read More

Original Article
4. FOXP3 and TGF-β Gene Polymorphisms in Allergic Rhinitis

Haddi Hassannia; Saeid Abediankenari; Javad Ghaffari

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 218-225

  Background: Regulatory CD4+T (Treg) cells are effective in maintaining immune tolerance. Objective: To investigate single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of Transforming Growth Factor β-1 (TGF-β1) and Forkhead Box Protein 3 (FOXP3) genes in Iranian patients with allergic rhinitis (AR). Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Immunoinhibitory Effect of Teuclatriol a Guaiane Sesquiterpene from Salvia mirzayanii

Akram Ziaei; Zahra Amirghofran; Josef Zapp; Mohammad Ramezani

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 226-235

  Background: Salvia mirzayanii, a native plant to Iran, is shown to have immunomodulatory effects on lymphocyte proliferation. Objective: To identify the bioactive immunomodulatory compound(s) present in S. mirzayanii. Methods: The crude extract was fractionated to five fractions in two steps using different ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Immune Responses to Antigens of in vitro Reared Echinococcus granulosus Adult Worms in Balb/c Mice

Hamid Reza Rahimi; Bahador Sarkari; Tahereh Mohammadzadeh; Seyed Mahmoud Sadjjadi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 236-243

  Background: Cystic echinococcosis (CE), also known as echinococcosis/hydatidosis, is one of the most important parasitic diseases in the world. It enhances both humoral and cellular (Th1 and Th2) responses in infected host. Different antigens of the worm may favor the Th1 or Th2 immune responses in CE ...  Read More

Original Article
7. A Leishmania infantum FML-ELISA for the Detection of Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Canine Visceral Leishmaniasis in an Endemic Area of Iran

Behnam Mohammadi-Ghalehbin; Gholam Reza Hatam; Bahador Sarkari; Mehdi Mohebali; Zabih Zarei; Mansoureh Jaberipour; Shahab Bohlouli

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 244-250

  Background: Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is caused by Leishmania infantum in Mediterranean basin and is an endemic disease in some parts of Iran. Canines are the main reservoirs of VL in most of the endemic areas. Different serological methods have been introduced for diagnosis of canine visceral leishmaniasis ...  Read More

Short Paper
8. IgG Avidity Test for the Diagnosis of Acute Toxoplasma gondii Infection in Early

Shabnam Pour Abolghasem; Mohammad Reza Bonyadi; Zohre Babaloo; Abolfazl Porhasan; Behroz Nagili; Omid Ali Gardashkhani; Parviz Salehi; Mohammad Hashemi; Mojtaba Varshoghi; Gafar Olade Gaffari

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 251-255

  Background: Toxoplasmosis is well known as an important infection in pregnant women. Although many serologic methods are available, diagnosis of early Toxoplasmosis may be extremely difficult. Objective: To detect the Toxoplasma IgG antibodies developed at the early stage of infection in pregnant women. ...  Read More