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. An Endogenous Immune Adjuvant Released by Necrotic Cells for Enhancement of DNA Vaccine Potency

Rohollah Dorostkar; Taravat Bamdad; Masoud Parsania; Hassan Pouriayevali

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, Pages 215-225

  Background: Improving vaccine potency in the induction of a strong cell-mediated cytotoxicity can enhance the efficacy of vaccines. Necrotic cells and the supernatant of necrotic tumor cells are attractive adjuvants, on account of their ability to recruit antigen-presenting cells to the site of antigen ...  Read More

Original Article
2. CCL22 16C/A Genetic Variation is not Associated with Breast Carcinoma in Southern Iranian Population

Nasrollah Erfani; Faezeh Moghaddasi-Sani; Mahboubeh Razmkhah; Mohammad Reza Haghshenas; Abdolrasoul Talaei; Abbas Ghaderi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, Pages 226-233

  Background: CCL22/MDC is a CC chemokine with a critical role in regulation of the immune balance in physiological condition. CCL22/CCR-4 ligation has been documented to participate in the migration of regulatory T (Treg) cells and Th2 lymphocytes to the site of breast tumors; circumstances that are known ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Soluble CD30 in Normal Pregnancy Pre-Eclampsia and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Behrouz Gharesi-Fard; Leila Jafarzadeh; Jaleh Zolghadri; Hossein Haghbin

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, Pages 234-240

  Background: Normal pregnancy is thought to be dependent on Th2 deviation, while Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) and Pre-eclampsia (PE) appear to be biased toward the Th1 immune response. It is believed that the soluble form of CD30 (sCD30) is an index of Th2 immune response or modulator of Th1/Th2 responses. ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Anti-Cardiolipin and Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies in Iranian Patients with Behcet's Disease

Mohammad Reza Ataollahi; Elham Aflaki; Mohammad Ali Nazarinia; Saeedeh Shenavandeh; Zahra Habibagahi; Behrouz Gharesi-Fard; Eskandar Kamali-Sarvestani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, Pages 241-247

  Background: The prevalence of anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCAs) and anti-Cardiolipin Antibodies (anti-CL Ab) in Behcet’s Disease (BD) and also their roles in vascular involvement is controversial. Objective: To assess the prevalence of ANCAs and anti-CL Ab as well as their correlations ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Cytokine Status in Ukrainian Children with Irritable Bowel Syndrome Residing in a Radioactive Contaminated Area

Mohammad Reza Sheikh Sajjadieh; Larisa Kuznetsova; vadim Bojenko

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, Pages 248-253

  Background: The effect of low dose radiation on immune system is shown. Ionizing radiation can affect cytokine production and polarization of T helper cells. Objective: The current study focused on ionizing radiation in Ukrainian children residing in a contaminated area with clinical irritable bowel ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Association of Haptoglobin Phenotypes with Serum Levels of IgE and IgA in Allergic Rhinitis Patients

Hossein Ali Khazaei; Alireza Nakhaei; Golam Ali Dashti; Mehdi Mohammadi; Fariba Hejazenia; Noura Mehrangeez; Amin Khazaei

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, Pages 254-260

  Background: Allergic rhinitis (AR) is an allergic disorder of the nasal tissue that underlies diseases such as sinusitis, otits and asthma. Different predisposing factors including immunological and non-immunological factors contribute to the disease pathogenesis. Objective: To investigate association ...  Read More

Short Paper
7. Elevated Levels of Interleukin-23 in Sera of Patients with Pemphigus Vulgaris

Firouz Pouralibaba; Zohreh Babaloo; Farzaneh Pakdel; Tahmoores Abdollahian; Solmaz Pourzare

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, Pages 261-265

  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris, a chronic mucocutaneous disease, is the most prevalent type of pemphigus which manifests with development of bullae and erosions on skin and mucosal membranes. Objectives: To investigate the potential role of IL-23 in pemphigus vulgaris. Methods: In this study, 30 patients ...  Read More