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Volume 13 (9); 2017

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Host Cell Vimentin Restrains Toxoplasma gondii Invasion and Phosphorylation of Vimentin is Partially Regulated by Interaction with TgROP18
Cheng He, Ling Kong, Lijuan Zhou, Jing Xia, Haixia Wei, Min Liu, Hongjuan Peng
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1126-1137. doi:10.7150/ijbs.21247
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Effect of Population Size and Mutation Rate on the Evolution of RNA Sequences on an Adaptive Landscape Determined by RNA Folding
Ali R. Vahdati, Kathleen Sprouffske, Andreas Wagner
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1138-1151. doi:10.7150/ijbs.19436
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Skeletal Muscle-Specific Overexpression of PGC-1α Induces Fiber-Type Conversion through Enhanced Mitochondrial Respiration and Fatty Acid Oxidation in Mice and Pigs
Lin Zhang, Ying Zhou, Wangjun Wu, Liming Hou, Hongxing Chen, Bo Zuo, Yuanzhu Xiong, Jinzeng Yang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1152-1162. doi:10.7150/ijbs.20132
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High PD-L1 Expression Is Closely Associated With Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes and Leads to Good Clinical Outcomes in Chinese Triple Negative Breast Cancer Patients
NiJiati AiErken, Hui-juan Shi, Yu Zhou, Nan Shao, Jin Zhang, Yawei Shi, Zhong-yu Yuan, Ying Lin
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1172-1179. doi:10.7150/ijbs.20868
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Antisense lncRNA FOXF1-AS1 Promotes Migration and Invasion of Osteosarcoma Cells Through the FOXF1/MMP-2/-9 Pathway
Zhu Kun-Peng, Zhang Chun-Lin, Ma Xiao-Long
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1180-1191. doi:10.7150/ijbs.21722
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Chronic Osteomyelitis Increases the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Humans and Mice
Yicun Wang, Jun Wang, Zhantao Deng, Jiewen Jin, Hui Jiang, Jia Meng, Haidong Xu, Jianning Zhao, Guojing Sun, Hongbo Qian
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1192-1202. doi:10.7150/ijbs.21379
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ATP2B1 gene Silencing Increases Insulin Sensitivity through Facilitating Akt Activation via the Ca2+/calmodulin Signaling Pathway and Ca2+-associated eNOS Activation in Endothelial Cells
Yang Long, Ji-yi Xia, Shao-wei Chen, Chen-lin Gao, Guan-nan Liang, Xue-mei He, Jian Wu, Chun-xia Jiang, Xin Liu, Wei Huang, Qin Wan, Yong Xu
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1203-1212. doi:10.7150/ijbs.19666
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Identification and Analysis of P53-Mediated Competing Endogenous RNA Network in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Yiming Zhang, Ran Kang, Wenrong Liu, Yalan Yang, Ruofan Ding, Qingqing Huang, Junhua Meng, Lili Xiong, Zhiyun Guo
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1213-1221. doi:10.7150/ijbs.21502
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In Utero Alcohol Exposure and the Alteration of Histone Marks in the Developing Fetus: An Epigenetic Phenomenon of Maternal Drinking
Chanchal Mandal, Debasish Halder, Kyoung Hwa Jung, Young Gyu Chai
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1100-1108. doi:10.7150/ijbs.21047
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Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Dependent Modulation of Liver Diseases
Marina Gazdic, Aleksandar Arsenijevic, Bojana Simovic Markovic, Ana Volarevic, Ivanka Dimova, Valentin Djonov, Nebojsa Arsenijevic, Miodrag Stojkovic, Vladislav Volarevic
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1109-1117. doi:10.7150/ijbs.20240
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The Emerging Roles of Microparticles in Diabetic Nephropathy
Chen Chen Lu, Kun Ling Ma, Xiong Zhong Ruan, Bi Cheng Liu
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1118-1125. doi:10.7150/ijbs.21140
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Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 2 Signaling in Breast Cancer
Haipeng Lei, Chu-Xia Deng
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2017; 13(9): 1163-1171. doi:10.7150/ijbs.20792
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