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Volume 8 (10); 2012

Research Paper

Multiple Sodium Channel Variants in the Mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus
Lin He, Ting Li, Lee Zhang, Nannan Liu
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1291-1309. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4966
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Collagen XXIV (Col24α1) Promotes Osteoblastic Differentiation and Mineralization through TGF-β/Smads Signaling Pathway
Weizhuo Wang, Douglas Olson, Gang Liang, Renny T Franceschi, Chunyi Li, Bingyan Wang, Shuen Shiuan Wang, Shuying Yang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1310-1322. doi:10.7150/ijbs.5136
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Characterization of a Chitin Synthase Encoding Gene and Effect of Diflubenzuron in Soybean Aphid, Aphis Glycines
Raman Bansal, M. A. Rouf Mian, Omprakash Mittapalli, Andy P. Michel
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1323-1334. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4189
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Stem Cell Transplantation Increases Antioxidant Effects in Diabetic Mice
Ming Li, Luca Vanella, Yuming Zhang, Ming Shi, Takashi Takaki, Joseph I Shapiro, Susumu Ikehara
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1335-1344. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4654
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Protective Effect of Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins against Liver Ischemic Reperfusion Injury: Particularly in Diet-Induced Obese Mice
Xiaoyu Song, Hongde Xu, Yanling Feng, Xiaoman Li, Meina Lin, Liu Cao
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1345-1362. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4699
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Identification of Metastamirs as Metastasis-associated MicroRNAs in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinomas
Zofia Wotschofsky, Julia Liep, Hellmuth-Alexander Meyer, Monika Jung, Ina Wagner, Alexander C. Disch, Klaus D. Schaser, Ingo Melcher, Ergin Kilic, Jonas Busch, Steffen Weikert, Kurt Miller, Andreas Erbersdobler, Hans-Joachim Mollenkopf, Klaus Jung
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1363-1374. doi:10.7150/ijbs.5106
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Rhein Protects against Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders through Liver X Receptor-Mediated Uncoupling Protein 1 Upregulation in Brown Adipose Tissue
Xiaoyan Sheng, Xuehua Zhu, Yuebo Zhang, Guoliang Cui, Linling Peng, Xiong Lu, Ying Qin Zang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1375-1384. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4575
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TRAF Family Member-Associated NF-κB Activator (TANK) Induced by RANKL Negatively Regulates Osteoclasts Survival and Function
Mengrui Wu, Yiping Wang, Lianfu Deng, Wei Chen, Yi-Ping Li
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1398-1407. doi:10.7150/ijbs.5079
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Up-regulated miR-145 Expression Inhibits Porcine Preadipocytes Differentiation by Targeting IRS1
Yunxue Guo, Yaosheng Chen, Yun Zhang, Yue Zhang, Luxi Chen, Delin Mo
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1408-1417. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4597
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Influence of Carbon Monoxide on Growth and Apoptosis of Human Umbilical Artery Smooth Muscle Cells and Vein Endothelial Cells
Yajuan Li, Hai Wang, Bin Yang, Jichen Yang, Xiuyan Ruan, Yadong Yang, Edward K. Wakeland, Quanzhen Li, Xiangdong Fang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1431-1446. doi:10.7150/ijbs.4664
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Regulation of the Src Family Kinases by Csk
Masato Okada
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1385-1397. doi:10.7150/ijbs.5141
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Immunotherapies: The Blockade of Inhibitory Signals
Yan-Ling Wu, Jing Liang, Wen Zhang, Yoshimasa Tanaka, Hiroshi Sugiyama
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1420-1430. doi:10.7150/ijbs.5273
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Consideration in Selection of the Control Group in Diagnostic Tests
Jianlan Cui, Naiqing Zhao
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2012; 8(10): 1418-1419. doi:10.7150/ijbs.5459
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