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Volume 8 (7); 2012

Research Paper

The Role of α-synuclein and Tau Hyperphosphorylation-Mediated Autophagy and Apoptosis in Lead-induced Learning and Memory Injury
Jianbin Zhang, Tongjian Cai, Fang Zhao, Ting Yao, Yaoming Chen, Xinqin Liu, Wenjing Luo, Jingyuan Chen
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 935-944. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4499
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Association of CTLA4 Gene Polymorphisms with Susceptibility and Pathology Correlation to Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Southern Han Chinese
Chong Wang, Tingting Jiang, Liliang Wei, Fujian Li, Xiaojun Sun, Dapeng Fan, Jiyan Liu, Xing Zhang, Dandan Xu, Zhongliang Chen, Zhongjie Li, Xiaoyan Fu, Ji-Cheng Li
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 945-952. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4390
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Differentially Expressed Genes Distributed Over Chromosomes and Implicated in Certain Biological Processes for Site Insertion Genetically Modified Rice Kemingdao
Zhi Liu, Yunhe Li, Jie Zhao, Xiuping Chen, Guiliang Jian, Yufa Peng, Fangjun Qi
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 953-963. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4527
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Structural and Functional Difference of Pheromone Binding Proteins in Discriminating Chemicals in the Gypsy Moth, Lymantria Dispar
Yanxue Yu, Fei Ma, Yixia Cao, Junhua Zhang, Yongan Zhang, Shengnan Duan, Yadong Wei, Shuifang Zhu, Naizhong Chen
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 979-991. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4557
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CD133+EpCAM+ Phenotype Possesses More Characteristics of Tumor Initiating Cells in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Huh7 Cells
Yi Chen, Dongke Yu, Hao Zhang, Hongwei He, Caixia Zhang, Wuli Zhao, Rong-guang Shao
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 992-1004. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4454
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MicroRNA Expression Profile in RAW264.7 cells in Response to Brucella melitensis Infection
Ke Zheng, Dong-Sheng Chen, Yi-Quan Wu, Xian-Jin Xu, Hui Zhang, Chuang-Fu Chen, Huan-Chun Chen, Zheng-Fei Liu
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 1013-1022. doi:10.7150/ijbs.3836
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Molecular Dynamics Simulation and Bioinformatics Study on Yeast Aquaporin Aqy1 from Pichia pastoris
Yubao Cui, David A. Bastien
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 1026-1035. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4703
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Candidate chemosensory Genes in Female Antennae of the Noctuid Moth Spodoptera littoralis
Emmanuelle Jacquin-Joly, Fabrice Legeai, Nicolas Montagné, Christelle Monsempes, Marie-Christine François, Julie Poulain, Frédéric Gavory, William B. Walker III, Bill S. Hansson, Mattias C. Larsson
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 1036-1050. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4469
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TGF-β-Operated Growth Inhibition and Translineage Commitment into Smooth Muscle Cells of Periodontal Ligament-Derived Endothelial Progenitor Cells through Smad- and p38 MAPK-Dependent Signals
Mariko Yoshida, Naoto Okubo, Naoyuki Chosa, Tomokazu Hasegawa, Miho Ibi, Masaharu Kamo, Seiko Kyakumoto, Akira Ishisaki
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 1062-1074. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4488
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Reduced Activity of Protein Kinase C in the Frontal Cortex of Subjects with Regressive Autism: Relationship with Developmental Abnormalities
Lina Ji, Abha Chauhan, Ved Chauhan
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 1075-1084. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4742
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Short Research Communication

Protein Interactions on Telomeric Retrotransposons in Drosophila
Sándor Takács, Harald Biessmann, Hemakumar M. Reddy, James M. Mason, Tibor Török
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 1055-1061. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4460
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Complexities of TGF-β Targeted Cancer Therapy
Erin C. Connolly, Julia Freimuth, Rosemary J. Akhurst
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 964-978. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4564
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Preservation of Fertility in Females Treated for Cancer
Yunhai Chuai, Xiaobin Xu, Aiming Wang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 1005-1012. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4800
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Does Augmentation with Alpha1-Antitrypsin Affect Neutrophil Extracellular Traps Formation?
Eileen Frenzel, Elena Korenbaum, Jan Hegermann, Matthias Ochs, Janine Koepke, Andreas Rembert Koczulla, Tobias Welte, Thomas Köhnlein, Sabina Janciauskiene
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 1023-1025. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4701
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Spontaneous Transformation of Stem Cells In Vitro and the Issue of Cross-Contamination
Anja Torsvik, Gro V. Røsland, Rolf Bjerkvig
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 1051-1052. doi:10.7150/ijbs.3665
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In Reply to Torsvik et al. “Spontaneous Transformation of Stem Cells In Vitro and the Issue of Cross-Contamination”
Li Shen
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(7): 1053-1054. doi:10.7150/ijbs.8.1053
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