Volume 18 (2021)
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 15 (2018)
Volume 14 (2017)
Volume 13 (2016)
Volume 12 (2015)
Volume 11 (2014)
Volume 10 (2013)
Volume 8 (2011)
Volume 7 (2010)
Volume 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Volume 1 (2004)
Original Article
1. Monocyte Expression of Toll-like Receptor-4 in Patients with Stable Angina Undergoing Percutanoeus Coronary Intervention

Bahador Bagheri; Bahram Sohrabi; Aliakbar Movassaghpur; Siminozar Mashayekhi; Afagh Garjani; Mehriar Shokri; Mohammad Noori; Alireza Garjani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 149-158

  Background: Toll like receptors (TLRs) are well recognized players in inflammatory conditions. Among them TLR-4 is involved in chronic inflammatory processes such as formation of atherosclerotic plaques. Objective: The present study was aimed to examine the effects of percutanoeus coronary intervention ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Toll Like Receptor-4 896A/G Gene Variation, a Risk Factor for Migraine Headaches

Alireza Rafiei; Mahoud Abedini; Seyed Hamzeh Hosseini; Zahra HosseiniKhah; Behrouz Bazrafshan; Mohsen Tehrani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 159-167

  Background: The pathogenesis of migraine involves immune-mediated mechanisms in the vascular endothelium. Toll like receptor 4 (TLR-4) is a signaling receptor of innate immunity which plays a role in various neuropathologies related to neuron inflammation. Objective: This case/control study is aimed ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Evaluation of the Immunomodulatory Effect of Curdlan on Maturation and Function of Mouse Spleen-Derived Dendritic Cells

Mohammad Hashem Soltani; Tahereh Kalantari; Mohammad Hossein Karimi; Nasrollah Erfani; Eskandar Kamali Sarvestani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 168-174

  Background: T helper 1 and T helper 17 cells play important roles in immunity against foreign invaders. Differentiation of these Th subsets is affected by state of maturation and cytokines that are produced by dendritic cells (DCs). Curdlan is a linear (1→3)-β- glucan and has shown activity ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Immunoregulatory Effects of Glutathione During Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation to Hepatocyte-Like Cells

Hamid-Reza Ahmadi-Ashtian; Abdolamir Allameh; Hossein Rastegar; Esmaeil Mortaza; Zahir Saraf

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 175-187

  Background: The role of mesenchymal stem cell in cellular therapy is the subject of interest for many researchers. The differentiation potential of MSCs and abilities in modulations of the recipient’s immune system makes them important cells in tissue regenerative studies. MSCs by releasing the ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Strong Association of CTLA-4 Variation (CT60A/G) and CTLA-4 Haplotypes with Predisposition of Iranians to Head and Neck Cancer

Nasrollah Erfani; Mohammad Reza Haghshenas; Mohammad Ali Hoseini; Seyed Basi Hashemi; Bijan Khademi; Abbas Ghaderi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 188-198

  Background: Variations in Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Antigen-4 (CTLA-4) affect the expression and function of this protein. Objective: We aimed to investigate the association of +49 A/G (rs231775), +1822 C/T (rs231779) and +6230 A/G (CT60, rs3087243) genetic variations, as well as the merged haplotypes in ...  Read More

Original Article
6. A Clinical Randomized Trial on Endocervical Inflammatory Cytokines and Betamethasone in Prime-Gravid Pregnant Women at Risk of Preterm Labor

Soghra Khazardoust; Pouya Javadian; Bahram Salmanian; Farnaz Zandevakil; Fatemeh Abbasalizadeh; Shohreh Alimohamadi; Sedigheh Borna; Tooba Ghazanfari; Sedigheh Hantoushzadeh

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 199-207

  Background: There are strong evidences suggesting the secretion of different cytokines in cervical fluid during preterm labor. Betamethasone is widely administered for several reasons in preterm conditions. Objective: To Investigate the possible effect of betamethasone on endocervical cytokine concentration ...  Read More

Short Paper
7. Antioxidants and Proinflamatory Cytokines in the Sera of Patients with Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Afshineh Latifynia; Ali Khamesipour; Saied Bokaie; Nematollah Khansari

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, Pages 208-214

  Background: Leishmania is a significant health problem in many parts of the world. Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) plays an essential role in Leishmania major infections. Objective: To study the pro-inflammatory cytokines and antioxidants in four groups of cutaneous leishmaniasis patients. Methods: 39 patients ...  Read More