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  1. Content type: Research

    Monitoring circulating tumor cells (CTC) has been shown to be prognostic in most solid malignancies. There is no CTC assay in clinical use for lung cancer therapy monitoring due to inconclusive clinical utilit...

    Authors: Stephanie N. Shishido, Anders Carlsson, Jorge Nieva, Kelly Bethel, James B. Hicks, Lyudmila Bazhenova and Peter Kuhn

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:294

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    Minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) in cirrhotic patients is associated with specific changes in parameters of the immune system reflecting a more pro-inflammatory environment than in patients without MHE. Th...

    Authors: Alba Mangas-Losada, Raquel García-García, Paola Leone, María Pilar Ballester, Andrea Cabrera-Pastor, Amparo Urios, Juan-José Gallego, Juan-José Martínez-Pretel, Carla Giménez-Garzó, Fernando Revert, Desamparados Escudero-García, Joan Tosca, María Pilar Ríos, Cristina Montón, Lucia Durbán, Luis Aparicio…

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:293

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    An unexpected increased HCC recurrence and occurrence rate among HCV patients treated with direct acting antivirals combination has been reported. Aim of the study was the evaluation of early HCC occurrence ra...

    Authors: Luca Rinaldi, Alessandro Perrella, Maria Guarino, Massimo De Luca, Guido Piai, Nicola Coppola, Pia Clara Pafundi, Fortunato Ciardiello, Morena Fasano, Erika Martinelli, Giovanna Valente, Riccardo Nevola, Caterina Monari, Lucia Miglioresi, Barbara Guerrera, Massimiliano Berretta…

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:292

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    Pituitary adenomas are common brain tumors. Although transsphenoidal surgery are able to achieve extensive tumor removal, the rate of recurrence ranges from 5 to 20% depending on the different subtype. Further...

    Authors: Jie Feng, Hua Gao, Qi Zhang, Yang Zhou, Chuzhong Li, Sida Zhao, Lichuan Hong, Jinjin Yang, Shuyu Hao, Wan Hong, Zhengping Zhuang, Guowang Xu and Yazhuo Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:291

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    Perrault syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder that is characterized by the association of sensorineural hearing impairment and ovarian dysgenesis in females, whereas males have only hearing impairme...

    Authors: María Domínguez-Ruiz, Alberto García-Martínez, Marc Corral-Juan, Ángel I. Pérez-Álvarez, Ana M. Plasencia, Manuela Villamar, Miguel A. Moreno-Pelayo, Antoni Matilla-Dueñas, Manuel Menéndez-González and Ignacio del Castillo

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:290

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    Cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) is one of the most common skin cancers worldwide. Limited information is available in the current scientific literature on the concordance of genetic alterations between prim...

    Authors: Antonella Manca, Panagiotis Paliogiannis, Maria Colombino, Milena Casula, Amelia Lissia, Gerardo Botti, Corrado Caracò, Paolo A. Ascierto, Maria Cristina Sini, Grazia Palomba, Marina Pisano, Valentina Doneddu, Antonio Cossu and Giuseppe Palmieri

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:289

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    Experimental studies suggest that testosterone reduces the nociceptive response after inflammatory and neuropathic stimuli, however the underlying mechanisms have not been fully elucidated. The aims of this st...

    Authors: José Osvaldo Barbosa Neto, João Batista Santos Garcia, Maria do Socorro de Souza Cartágenes, Andressa Godoy Amaral, Luiz Fernando Onuchic and Hazem Adel Ashmawi

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:287

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    The sequential activation of immediate early (IE), early (E) and late (L) genes is required to allow productive herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) infection. Several evidences suggest that, together with infl...

    Authors: Francesca La Rosa, Simone Agostini, Anna Bianchi, Raffaello Nemni, Federica Piancone, Ivana Marventano, Roberta Mancuso, Marina Saresella and Mario Clerici

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:286

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    HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) are cholesterol-lowering drugs widely used to treat hypercholesterolemia and prevent cardiovascular disease. Statins are generally well tolerated, but adverse reactions m...

    Authors: Estela Lorza-Gil, Marta García-Arevalo, Bianca Cristine Favero, Maria Cristina C. Gomes-Marcondes and Helena C. F. Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:285

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    Over many years, OM-85, a lysate of 21 common bacterial respiratory pathogens, has been demonstrated to prevent respiratory recurrences in children. However, further studies are needed to explore the true impo...

    Authors: Susanna Esposito, Sonia Bianchini, Samantha Bosis, Claudia Tagliabue, Ilaria Coro, Alberto Argentiero and Nicola Principi

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:284

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    Surgery, adjuvant chemotherapy, and radiotherapy are the primary treatment options for soft tissue sarcomas (STSs). However, identifying ways to improve the prognosis of patients with STS remains a considerabl...

    Authors: Xia Yang, Wen-ting Huang, Rong-quan He, Jie Ma, Peng Lin, Zu-cheng Xie, Fu-chao Ma and Gang Chen

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:283

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    Meningitis can be caused by several viruses and bacteria. Identifying the causative pathogen as quickly as possible is crucial to initiate the most optimal therapy, as acute bacterial meningitis is associated ...

    Authors: Esther Bartholomeus, Nicolas De Neuter, Annelies Lemay, Luc Pattyn, David Tuerlinckx, David Weynants, Koen Van Lede, Gerlant van Berlaer, Dominique Bulckaert, Tine Boiy, Ann Vander Auwera, Marc Raes, Dimitri Van der Linden, Helene Verhelst, Susanne Van Steijn, Tijl Jonckheer…

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:282

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    The scientific understanding of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) has improved in recent decades. Nevertheless, there has been little research into the role that lncRNAs play in clear cell renal cell carcinoma (c...

    Authors: Jiang-hui Zeng, Wei Lu, Liang Liang, Gang Chen, Hui-hua Lan, Xiu-Yun Liang and Xu Zhu

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:281

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  14. Content type: Research

    Glutathione S-transferase A3 (GSTA3) is known as an antioxidative protease, however, the crucial role of GSTA3 in liver fibrosis remains unclear. As a recently we developed water-soluble pyridone agent with antif...

    Authors: Haihua Chen, Qixin Gan, Congying Yang, Xiongqun Peng, Jiao Qin, Sisi Qiu, Yanzhi Jiang, Sha Tu, Ying He, Shenglan Li, Huixiang Yang, Lijian Tao and Yu Peng

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:280

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  15. Content type: Research

    Spaceflight or microgravity conditions cause myocardial atrophy and dysfunction, contributing to post-flight orthostatic intolerance. However, the underlying mechanisms remain incompletely understood and preve...

    Authors: Liwen Liang, Wenyi Yuan, Lina Qu, Huili Li, Lulu Zhang, Guo-Chang Fan and Tianqing Peng

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:279

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  16. Content type: Research

    Calcium oxalate (CaOx), the major constituent of most kidney stones, induces inflammatory infiltration and injures renal tubular cells. However, the role of γδT cells in CaOx-mediated kidney injury remains unc...

    Authors: Chao Zhu, Qing Liang, Yaqun Liu, Deliang Kong, Jie Zhang, Hu Wang, Kejia Wang and Zhiyong Guo

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:278

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  17. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported errors in Fig. 5. The ROS picture of low dose Marine intervention group in Fig. 5d was used incorrectly, which was caused by the error of...

    Authors: Xiaobo Gao, Shun Guo, Song Zhang, An Liu, Lei Shi and Yan Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:277

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    The original article was published in Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:319

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    Neointimal hyperplasia and its related arterial stiffness are the crucial pathophysiological features in atherosclerosis and in-stent restenosis. Cluster of differentiation 147 (CD147), a member of the immunog...

    Authors: Kisoo Pahk, Hyojin Noh, Chanmin Joung, Mi Jang, Hwa Young Song, Kyung Won Kim, Kihoon Han, Jong-Ik Hwang, Sungeun Kim and Won-Ki Kim

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:274

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    Hepatocellular carcinoma is the second most deadly cancer with late presentation and limited treatment options, highlighting an urgent need to better understand HCC to facilitate the identification of early-st...

    Authors: Yu Jin, Wai Yeow Lee, Soo Ting Toh, Chandana Tennakoon, Han Chong Toh, Pierce Kah-Hoe Chow, Alexander Y.-F. Chung, Samuel S. Chong, London L.-P.-J. Ooi, Wing-Kin Sung and Caroline G.-L. Lee

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:273

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    The effects of fasting on health in non-human models have been widely publicised for a long time and emerging evidence support the idea that these effects can be applicable to human practice.

    Authors: Iftikhar Alam, Rahmat Gul, Joni Chong, Crystal Tze Ying Tan, Hui Xian Chin, Glenn Wong, Radhouene Doggui and Anis Larbi

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:272

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    ACAM2000, a thymidine kinase (TK)-positive strain of vaccinia virus, is the current smallpox vaccine in the US. Preclinical testing demonstrated potent oncolytic activity of ACAM2000 against several tumor type...

    Authors: Boris R. Minev, Elliot Lander, John F. Feller, Mark Berman, Bernadette M. Greenwood, Ivelina Minev, Antonio F. Santidrian, Duong Nguyen, Dobrin Draganov, Mehmet O. Killinc, Anna Vyalkova, Santosh Kesari, Edward McClay, Gabriel Carabulea, Francesco M. Marincola, Lisa H. Butterfield…

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:271

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  22. Content type: Research

    Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of lower extremities is a common thrombotic disease, occurring either in isolation or as a complication of other diseases or procedures. MiR-21 is one of important microRNAs which ...

    Authors: Xiaolong Du, Lei Hong, Lili Sun, Hongfei Sang, Aiming Qian, Wendong Li, Hao Zhuang, Huoqi Liang, Dandan Song, Chenglong Li, Wenbin Wang and Xiaoqiang Li

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:270

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    Hearing loss (HL) is the most common disability of human senses characterized by a great allelic heterogeneity. GJB2 and TMPRSS3 are two well-known HL genes typically underlying its monogenic form. Recently, TMPR...

    Authors: Monika Ołdak, Urszula Lechowicz, Agnieszka Pollak, Dominika Oziębło and Henryk Skarżyński

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:269

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  24. Content type: Research

    Primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS) is an autoimmune disorder mainly characterized by exocrine gland injury. Costimulatory molecules play an important role in immune-regulatory networks. Although B7 family costim...

    Authors: Ping Li, Ying Yang, Yi Jin, Rui Zhao, Chen Dong, Wenjie Zheng, Tianyi Zhang, Jing Li and Zhifeng Gu

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:268

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  25. Content type: Review

    Infertility is considered a major public health issue, and approximately 1 out of 6 people worldwide suffer from infertility during their reproductive lifespans. Thanks to technological advances, genetic tests...

    Authors: Federica Cariati, Valeria D’Argenio and Rossella Tomaiuolo

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:267

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  26. Content type: Review

    Recently the 8th version of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) classification has been introduced, and has attempted to define a more accurate and precise definition of prognosis in line with the ma...

    Authors: Paolo Antonio Ascierto, Lorenzo Borgognoni, Gerardo Botti, Michele Guida, Paolo Marchetti, Simone Mocellin, Paolo Muto, Giuseppe Palmieri, Roberto Patuzzo, Pietro Quaglino, Ignazio Stanganelli and Corrado Caracò

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:266

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:315

  27. Content type: Research

    Hypothermia, leading to mitochondrial inhibition, is widely used to reduce ischemic injury during kidney preservation. However, the exact effect of hypothermic kidney preservation on mitochondrial function rem...

    Authors: Koen D. W. Hendriks, Isabel M. A. Brüggenwirth, Hanno Maassen, Albert Gerding, Barbara Bakker, Robert J. Porte, Robert H. Henning and Henri G. D. Leuvenink

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:265

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  28. Content type: Research

    Diabetic nephropathy (DN) affects about 40% of diabetes mellitus (DM) patients and is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) all over the world, especially in high...

    Authors: Gang Wang, Jian Ouyang, Shen Li, Hui Wang, Baofeng Lian, Zhihong Liu and Lu Xie

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:264

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  29. Content type: Research

    Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) demonstrate innate and regulatory immunologic functions and have been widely explored for cell therapy applications. Mechanisms by which MSCs achieve therapeutic effects are the...

    Authors: Alexandra Burr and Biju Parekkadan

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:263

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  30. Content type: Review

    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic immune-mediated inflammatory disorder and represents the leading cause of food impaction. The pathogenesis of EoE is the result of an interplay between genetic, envi...

    Authors: Elena Cavalli, Andrea Brusaferro, Elena Sofia Pieri, Rita Cozzali, Edoardo Farinelli, Gian Luigi de’ Angelis and Susanna Esposito

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:262

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  31. Content type: Research

    Cell therapy has been proposed for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). Autologous bone marrow derived cells (BMCs) have been mostly used, mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) being an alternative. The aim of ...

    Authors: Rida Al-Rifai, Philippe Nguyen, Nicole Bouland, Christine Terryn, Lukshe Kanagaratnam, Gaël Poitevin, Caroline François, Catherine Boisson-Vidal, Marie-Antoinette Sevestre and Claire Tournois

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:261

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  32. Content type: Research

    Emerging evidences show that microRNA (miRNA) plays an important role in many human complex diseases. However, considering the inherent time-consuming and expensive of traditional in vitro experiments, more an...

    Authors: Kai Zheng, Zhu-Hong You, Lei Wang, Yong Zhou, Li-Ping Li and Zheng-Wei Li

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:260

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  33. Content type: Research

    Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death in gynecological cancer. Cancer stem cells (CSCs) contribute to the occurrence, progression and resistance. Small nucleolar RNAs (SnoRNAs), a class of small molecul...

    Authors: Wenjing Zhu, Jumin Niu, Miao He, Liwen Zhang, Xuemei Lv, Fangxiao Liu, Longyang Jiang, Jing Zhang, Zhaojin Yu, Lin Zhao, Jia Bi, Yuanyuan Yan, Qian Wei, Hong Huo, Yue Fan, Yuzong Chen…

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:259

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    The rapid evolution of cell-based immunotherapies such as chimeric antigen receptor T-cells for treatment of hematological cancers has precipitated the need for a platform to expand these cells ex vivo in a sa...

    Authors: Claire Coeshott, Boah Vang, Mark Jones and Brian Nankervis

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:258

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  35. Content type: Research

    Lung cancer is the second most common cancer with an extremely poor overall survival rate. Post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression play many important roles in human cancer, and one of the potential...

    Authors: Shirong Zhang, Xiaochen Zhang, Wei Lei, Jiafeng Liang, Yasi Xu, Hailiang Liu and Shenglin Ma

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:257

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  36. Content type: Research

    The adipose afferent reflex (AAR), a sympatho-excitatory reflex, can promote the elevation of sympathetic nerve activity (SNA) and blood pressure (BP). Inflammation in the paraventricular nucleus (PVN) involve...

    Authors: Lei Ding, Ying Kang, Hang-Bing Dai, Fang-Zheng Wang, Hong Zhou, Qing Gao, Xiao-Qing Xiong, Feng Zhang, Tian-Run Song, Yan Yuan, Ming Liu, Guo-Qing Zhu and Ye-Bo Zhou

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:256

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  37. Content type: Research

    Individualized drug response prediction is vital for achieving personalized treatment of cancer and moving precision medicine forward. Large-scale multi-omics profiles provide unprecedented opportunities for p...

    Authors: Yanjun Xu, Qun Dong, Feng Li, Yingqi Xu, Congxue Hu, Jingwen Wang, Desi Shang, Xuan Zheng, Haixiu Yang, Chunlong Zhang, Mengting Shao, Mohan Meng, Zhiying Xiong, Xia Li and Yunpeng Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:255

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  38. Content type: Research

    Noninvasive and effective methods of early diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC) are underexplored. Inflammation is known to play an important role in the tumor microenvironment of CRC. Therefore, the aim of th...

    Authors: Dan Wang, Weitang Yuan, Yaping Wang, Qian Wu, Li Yang, Feng Li, Xinfeng Chen, Zhen Zhang, Weina Yu, Nomathamsanqa Resegofetse Maimela, Ling Cao, Dong Wang, Junxia Wang, Zhenqiang Sun, Jinbo Liu and Yi Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:253

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  39. Content type: Research

    Pooled testing, in which biological specimens from multiple subjects are combined into a testing pool and tested via a single test, is a common testing method for both surveillance and screening activities. Th...

    Authors: Ngoc T. Nguyen, Hrayer Aprahamian, Ebru K. Bish and Douglas R. Bish

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:252

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  40. Content type: Research

    Diabetic cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a common complication of diabetes and is characterized by chronic myocardial inflammation. Mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) infusions have recently been suggested to alleviate myoca...

    Authors: Liyuan Jin, Zihui Deng, Jinying Zhang, Chen Yang, Jiejie Liu, Weidong Han, Ping Ye, Yiling Si and Guanghui Chen

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:251

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  41. Content type: Research

    Here, we isolated, expanded and functionally characterized regulatory T cells (Tregs) from patients with end stage kidney and liver disease, waiting for kidney/liver transplantation (KT/LT), with the aim to es...

    Authors: Francesca Ulbar, Tiziana Montemurro, Tatiana Jofra, Miriam Capri, Giorgia Comai, Valentina Bertuzzo, Cristiana Lavazza, Alessandra Mandelli, Mariele Viganò, Silvia Budelli, Maria Giulia Bacalini, Chiara Pirazzini, Paolo Garagnani, Valeria Giudice, Daria Sollazzo, Antonio Curti…

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:250

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  42. Content type: Research

    Alloantibodies against human platelet antigens (HPAs) and human leukocyte antigen (HLA) are implicated in several immune-mediated platelet disorders. Detection of these antibodies is crucial in the diagnosis a...

    Authors: Sudan Tao, Shu Chen, Xiaozhen Hong, Ji He and Faming Zhu

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:249

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  43. Content type: Research

    The relationship between the tissue injury healing response and development of heterotopic ossification (HO) is poorly understood. Here we compare a rat blast model and human traumatized muscle from a blast in...

    Authors: Jaira F. de Vasconcellos, Sonia Zicari, Stephen D. Fernicola, Daniel W. Griffin, Youngmi Ji, Emily H. Shin, Patrick Jones, Gregory T. Christopherson, Husain Bharmal, Carl Cirino, Thao Nguyen, Astor Robertson, Vincent D. Pellegrini Jr. and Leon J. Nesti

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:248

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    The molecular pathways that drive bone marrow myeloid progenitors (BMMP) development are very well understood and include a tight controlled multi-stage gene hierarch. Monocytes are versatile cells that displa...

    Authors: Mariana Cabanel, Thayse Pinheiro da Costa, Marcia Cury EL-Cheikh and Katia Carneiro

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:247

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  45. Content type: Research

    Plexiform fibromyxoma (PF) is a rare gastric tumor often confused with gastrointestinal stromal tumor. These so-called “benign” tumors often present with upper GI bleeding and gastric outlet obstruction. It wa...

    Authors: Sudeep Banerjee, Christopher L. Corless, Markku M. Miettinen, Sangkyu Noh, Rowan Ustoy, Jessica L. Davis, Chih-Min Tang, Mayra Yebra, Adam M. Burgoyne and Jason K. Sicklick

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:246

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  46. Content type: Research

    Melanoma is one of the most aggressive cancers with extremely poor prognosis, and the median survival time for stage IV patients is approximately 6 to 8 months. Unlike cutaneous melanoma, mucosal melanoma is a...

    Authors: Longwen Xu, Zhiyuan Cheng, Chuanliang Cui, Xiaowen Wu, Huan Yu, Jun Guo and Yan Kong

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:245

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  47. Content type: Research

    Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups have been associated with advanced liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in patients coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV). Our aim was to ...

    Authors: Teresa Aldámiz-Echevarría, Salvador Resino, José M. Bellón, María A. Jiménez-Sousa, Pilar Miralles, Luz M. Medrano, Ana Carrero, Cristina Díez, Leire Pérez-Latorre, Chiara Fanciulli, Pilar Garcia-Broncano and Juan Berenguer

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:244

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    Despite of medical advances, the number of patients suffering on non-healing chronic wounds is still increasing. This fact is attended by physical and emotional distress and an economic load. The majority of c...

    Authors: M. Besser, J. Terberger, L. Weber, B. Ghebremedhin, E. A. Naumova, W. H. Arnold and E. K. Stuermer

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:243

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