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Tuning of major signaling networks (TGF-?, Wnt, Notch and Hedgehog) by miRNAs in human stem cells commitment to different lineages: Possible clinical application
Two distinguishing characteristics of stem cells, their continuous division in the undifferentiated state and growth into any cell types, are orchestrated by a number of cell signaling pathways. These pathways act as a ...
Two common polymorphisms in the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor ? gene may improve fertilization in IVF
Genetic factors play an important role in women's fertility and embryonic development and may also contribute to the efficacy of assisted reproduction techniques. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of ...
Ultrasound findings in biliary atresia: The role of triangular cord sign
In this prospective study, 49 infants with prolonged jaundice, were studied between January 2005 to April 2007 in Tabriz Children's Hospital. All of these infants were evaluated with ultrasonography and isotopscan and ...
Unintentional injuries in the rural population of Twiserkan, Iran: A cross-sectional study on their incidence, characteristics and preventability
Background. Knowledge is sparse concerning injuries affecting rural populations in low and middle-income countries in general and in Iran in particular. This study documents the incidence and characteristics of severe ...
Upregulated expression of circulating micrornas in kidney transplant recipients with interstitial fibrosis and tubular atrophy
Introduction. The discovery of circulating microRNAs (miRNAs), as potential noninvasive diagnostic biomarkers, has opened new avenues of research for identifying transplant patients with chronic allograft dysfunction. The ...
The HLA-G 14-bp insertion/ deletion polymorphism in recurrent spontaneous abortion among Iranian women
HLA-G is a non-classical HLA class Ib molecule with limited protein variability generated by alternative splicing. HLA-G displays immunotolerant properties and hence plays important roles in the maintenance of a successful ...
The importance of prominent crista terminalis after cardiac surgery
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The influence of maternal ketonuria on fetal well-being tests in postterm pregnancy
Background: Although it is well-known that postterm pregnancies are associated with the risk of perinatal morbidity and mortality, a comprehensive study on its management is lacking. The aim of present study was to determine ...
The microbiome: The forgotten organ of the astronauts body - Probiotics beyond terrestrial limits
Space medicine research has drawn immense attention toward provision of efficient life support systems during long-term missions into space. However, in extended missions, a wide range of diseases may affect astronauts. ...
The lived experiences of patients post coronary angioplasty: A qualitative study
Few qualitative studies have focused on the experiences of patients post angioplasty. A deep understanding of patient experiences of care and the way a treatment can affect their everyday life is particularly important in ...