Volume 18 (2021)
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 14 (2017)
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 Significance of B-cell Subsets in Patients with Unclassified Hypogammaglobulinemia and Association with Intravenous Immunoglobulin Replacement Requirement

Sait Karaman; Semiha Bahçeci Erdem; Nesrin Gülez; Ferah Genel

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 1-13

  Background: Patients with unclassified hypogammaglobulinemia (UCH) constitute a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma, because information concerning the clinical and immunological characteristics of these patients is insufficient. Objective: To evaluate B-cell subsets in cases with UCH and common variable ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Expression of IGF-1, IL-27 and IL-35 Receptors in Adjuvant Induced Rheumatoid Arthritis Model

Elham Abdi; Hamid Najafipour; Siyavash Joukar; Shahriar Dabiri; Saeed Esmaeli-Mahani; Elham Abbasloo; Nasrin Houshmandi; Abbas Afsharipour

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 14-27

  Background: IGF-1 and certain other cytokines have been shown to exert inflammatory/anti-inflammatory roles in chronic joint diseases. Objective: To assess the effect of IGF-1, IL-27 and IL-35, their interaction and their receptor expression in a rheumatoid arthritis model. Methods: Freund’s adjuvant-induced ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Prognostic Value of HLA-G in Malignant Liver and Pancreas Lesions

Parisa Khodabandeh Shahraki; Yasmin Zare; Negar Azarpira; Massood Hosseinzadeh; Shirin Farjadian

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 28-37

  Background: Human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-G is a nonclassical HLA class I molecule with modulatory effects on NK and T cells. Because HLA-G expression is frequently detected in different solid tumors, it may be involved in tumor immune evasion. Objective: This study was designed to elucidate the prognostic ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Effect of Cinnamon and Turmeric Aqueous Extracts on Serum Interleukin-17F Level of High Fructose-Fed Rats

Maryam Sohrabi; Mahdi Alahgholi-Hajibehzad; Zahra Gholami Mahmoodian; Sayed Ali Hosseini Siyar; Alireza Zamani

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 38-46

    Background: Studies have indicated that extraweight and obesity induce chronic inflammation, which can lead to other diseases such as cancers. Objective: To evaluate the effects of two weight-lowering and anti-inflammatory agents including cinnamon, and turmeric, on serum levels of interleukin-17 ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Production of Chicken Egg Yolk Antibody (IgY) Against Recombinant Cholera Toxin B Subunit and Evaluation of Its Prophylaxis Potency in Mice

Babak Barati; Firouz Ebrahimi; Shahram Nazarian

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 47-58

  Background: Cholera toxin (CT), responsible for the harmful effects of cholera infection, is made up of one A subunit (enzymatic), and five B subunits (cell binding). The release of cholera toxin is the main reason for the debilitating loss of intestinal fluid. Inhibition of the B subunit (CTB) may block ...  Read More

Short Paper
6. Comparing Serum Levels of Th17 and Treg Cytokines in Women with Unexplained Recurrent Spontaneous Abortion and Fertile Women

Narges Roomandeh; AboTaleb Saremi; Javad Arasteh; Fatemeh Pak; Majid Mirmohammadkhani; Parviz Kokhaei; Ahad Zare

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 59-67

  Background: Increased evidences have shown that unexplained recurrent spontaneous abortion (URSA) is associated with inflammatory responses and breakage of immunological autotolerance. Therefore, the balance between Th17 and Treg cells may elucidate the pathophysiology of URSA. Objective: To investigate ...  Read More

Short Paper
7. Age-Related Prostate Specific Antigen Reference Ranges in Healthy Northern Iranian Men

Shahrzad Rahimifar; Adel Montazeri

Volume 15, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, Pages 68-73

  Background: Prostate cancer is the third most common malignancy in men worldwide. Despite being a helpful biomarker in prostate cancer, prostate specific antigen (PSA) is affected by different factors including age, lifestyle, geographical region and ethnicity. Objective: To determine the age specific ...  Read More