Volume 19 (2022)
Volume 18 (2021)
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 15 (2018)
Volume 13 (2016)
Volume 12 (2015)
Volume 11 (2014)
Volume 10 (2013)
Volume 9 (2012)
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. The Effect of Monophosphoryl Lipid A on Maturation of DCs from Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

Noha Mohamed El Husseiny; Walaa Abd El Fattah Attya Elkak; Mervat Said El Ansary; Engy Mohamed Abd El Aziz El Khateeb; Mervat Wagih Mattar; Doaa Mohamed El Demerdash

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 1-12

  Background: Generation of monocyte-derived dendritic cells (MDDC) is induced in the presence of GM-CSF and IL-4, and a maturation stimulus is added to the monocyte culture to obtain mature Dendritic Cells (DCs) suitable for therapy. TNF-α is the most common cytokine used for activating DCs and ...  Read More

Original Article
2. TGF-Β1 Transduced Mesenchymal Stem Cells Have Profound Modulatory Effects on DCs and T Cells

Saeed Daneshmandi; Mohammad Hossein Karimi; Ali Akbar Pourfathollah

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 13-23

  Background: Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and transforming growth factor-β1 (TGF-β1) molecules are well known for their immunomodulatory properties and their function in tissue regeneration and remodeling. Objectives: To evaluate the interaction of TGF-β1 engineered MSCs with T cells and ...  Read More

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3. Increased Expression of Toll-Like Receptors 2 and 4 in Renal Transplant Recipients that Develop Allograft Dysfunction: A Cohort Study

Morteza Hosseinzadeh; Mohsen Nafar; Pedram Ahmadpoor; Farshid Noorbakhsh; Mir Saeed Yekaninejad; Mohammad Hossein Niknam; Aliakbar Amirzargar

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 24-34

  Background: The incidence of ischemic reperfusion injury (IRI) in early phase post-transplantation and activation of toll-like receptor (TLR-2) and TLR-4 remarkably impact the outcome of a renal allograft. Objective: To investigate whether the expression of TLRs in peripheral blood mononuclear cells ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Impairment of Macrophage Presenting Ability and Viability by Echinococcus granulosus Antigens

Naceur Mejri; Imed Eddine Hassen; Jenny Knapp; Mouldi Saidi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 35-50

  Background: Despite advances toward an improved understanding of the evasive mechanisms leading to the establishment of cystic echinococcosis, the discovery of specific immunosuppressive mechanisms and related factors are of great interest in the development of an immunotherapeutic approach. Objective: ...  Read More

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5. Clinical Relevance of Cytokines Gene Polymorphisms and Protein Levels in Gingival Cervical Fluid from Chronic Periodontitis Patients

Vamsi Lavu; Vettriselvi Venkatesan; Priyanka Venugopal; Bhaskar Venkata Kameswara Subrahmanya Lakkakula; Solomon Franklin Durairaj Paul; Kumarasamy Peria; Suresh Ranga Rao

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 51-58

  Background: Cytokines are suggested to play a role in periodontitis. Objective: To determine and compare the levels of Interleukin-1 beta (IL-1β) and Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) samples amongst healthy individuals and  those with chronic periodontitis. ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Interleukin-23 Receptor Gene Variants in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Their Relation to Prognostic Factors

Mohammadrasul Zareinejad; Afshin Samiei; Behnaz Valibeigi; Tahereh Gholami; Soheila Zareifar; Zahra Amirghofran

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 59-72

  Background: Interleukin (IL)-23 has an important role in tumor immune regulation. Objective: To investigate the possible association of interleukin-23 receptor (IL23R) gene variants rs1884444, rs10889677 and rs11209026 with development of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Methods: The IL23R variants ...  Read More

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7. IL-23 Gene and Protein Expression in Childhood Asthma

Soheila Alyasin; Reza Amin; Ali Fazel; Mohammad Hossein Karimi; Seyed Hesamedin Nabavizadeh; Hossein Esmaeilzadeh; Maryam Babaei

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 73-80

  Background: Asthma is the chronic inflammation of airways characterized by eosinophilic infiltration, mucus overproduction, airway hyper-responsiveness and airway remodeling. These changes are induced mostly by cytokines which are produced by T helper (Th) 2 cells. Recently, the role of interleukin-23 ...  Read More

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8. Salicylate Food Intolerance and Aspirin Hypersensitivity in Nasal Polyposis

Hossein Esmaeilzadeh; Elmira Esmaeilzadeh; Mohammad Faramarzi; Mohammad Nabavi; Mohammad Farhadi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 81-88

  Background: A clear association between allergy and nasal polyposis (NP) is not determined and the role of food intolerance in patients with NP is not investigated by oral food challenge (OFC). Objective: To investigate the relation of salicylate food intolerance and atopy in patients with NP according ...  Read More