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  1. Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the most important vascular access for hemodialysis; however, preventive treatment to maintain the patency of AVFs has not been developed. In endothelium, β-catenin functions in ...

    Authors: Chung-Te Liu, Shih-Chang Hsu, Hui-Ling Hsieh, Cheng-Hsien Chen, Chun-You Chen, Yuh-Mou Sue, Tso-Hsiao Chen, Yung-Ho Hsu, Feng-Yen Lin, Chun-Ming Shih, Yan-Ting Shiu and Po-Hsun Huang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2022 28:7
  2. Activation of brown adipose tissue (BAT) increases energy expenditure, which makes it an attractive therapeutic strategy for obesity. LncRNAs play an important role in adipocyte differentiation and regulation....

    Authors: Chunyan Wu, Shu Fang, Huijian Zhang, Xiaoqiang Li, Yuejun Du, Yudan Zhang, Xiaochun Lin, Ling Wang, Xiaoqin Ma, Yaoming Xue and Meiping Guan
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2022 28:6
  3. Calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) is the most prevalent heart valve disorder in the elderly. Valvular fibrocalcification is a characteristic pathological change. In diseased valves, monocyte accumulation is...

    Authors: Peijian Zhang, Erlinda The, Zichao Luo, Yufeng Zhai, Qingzhou Yao, Lihua Ao, David A. Fullerton, Dingli Xu and Xianzhong Meng
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2022 28:5
  4. The unique mechanism of diabetic atherosclerosis has been a central research focus. Previous literature has reported that the inflammatory response mediated by dendritic cells (DCs) plays a vital role in the p...

    Authors: Liding Zhao, Ya Li, Tian Xu, Qingbo Lv, Xukun Bi, Xianglan Liu, Guosheng Fu, Yunzeng Zou, Junbo Ge, Zhaoyang Chen and Wenbin Zhang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2022 28:4
  5. The mechanisms of chronic intermittent hypoxia (CIH)-induced cognitive deficits remain unclear. Here, our study found that about 3 months CIH treatment induced lipid droplets (LDs) accumulation in hippocampal ...

    Authors: Dongze Li, Na Xu, Yanyan Hou, Wenjing Ren, Na Zhang, Xi Wang, Yeying Sun, Wenxue Lu, Guiwu Qu, Yan Yu, Changjun Lv and Fang Han
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2022 28:3
  6. Although long noncoding RNA HLA complex group 18 (lncRNA HCG18) has been suggested to regulate cell growth in several tumours, the function of HCG18 in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) and its mechanism are sti...

    Authors: Fan Zhang, Bai-Hua Luo, Qi-Hui Wu, Qing-Ling Li and Ke-Da Yang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2022 28:2
  7. Previous reports implied a possible link between PES1 and lipid metabolism. However, the role of PES1 in regulating T2DM related lipid metabolism and the effect of ketogenic diet (KD) on PES1 have not been rep...

    Authors: Jielin Zhou, Yao Lu, Yajing Jia, Jing Lu, Zhengxuan Jiang and Keyang Chen
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2022 28:1
  8. Similarities in the hijacking mechanisms used by SARS-CoV-2 and several types of cancer, suggest the repurposing of cancer drugs to treat Covid-19. CK2 kinase antagonists have been proposed for cancer treatmen...

    Authors: Jamilet Miranda, Ricardo Bringas, Jorge Fernandez-de-Cossio and Yasser Perera-Negrin
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:161
  9. COVID-19 clinical presentation differs considerably between individuals, ranging from asymptomatic, mild/moderate and severe disease which in some cases are fatal or result in long-term effects. Identifying im...

    Authors: Catherine Chen, Aisah Amelia, George W. Ashdown, Ivo Mueller, Anna K. Coussens and Emily M. Eriksson
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:160
  10. Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) X-inactive specific transcript (XIST) is an important lncRNA derived from the XIST gene in mammals. XIST is abnormally expressed in numerous tumors, in most of which XIST functions...

    Authors: Jun Yang, Manlong Qi, Xiang Fei, Xia Wang and Kefeng Wang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:159
  11. The small GTP-binding protein Rab31 plays an important role in the modulation of tumor biological-relevant processes, including cell proliferation, adhesion, and invasion. As an underlying mechanism, Rab31 is ...

    Authors: Susanne Soelch, Nathalie Beaufort, Daniela Loessner, Matthias Kotzsch, Ute Reuning, Thomas Luther, Thomas Kirchner and Viktor Magdolen
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:158
  12. Aberrant splicing is a common outcome in the presence of exonic or intronic variants that might hamper the intricate network of interactions defining an exon in a specific gene context. Therefore, the evaluati...

    Authors: Claudia Sacchetto, Laura Peretto, Francisco Baralle, Iva Maestri, Francesca Tassi, Francesco Bernardi, Stan F. J. van de Graaf, Franco Pagani, Mirko Pinotti and Dario Balestra
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:157
  13. Calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) is the most prevalent valvular disease worldwide. However, no effective treatment could delay or prevent the progression of the disease due to the poor understanding of its...

    Authors: Qiao En, Huang Zeping, Wang Yuetang, Wang Xu and Wang Wei
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:156
  14. The incidence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and depression is increasing year by year around the world, bringing a serious burden to patients and their families. Jiao-tai-wan (JTW), a well-known traditional Chines...

    Authors: Yueheng Tang, Hao Su, Hongzhan Wang, Fuer Lu, Kexin Nie, Zhi Wang, Wenya Huang and Hui Dong
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:154
  15. Dysfunctional osteogenesis of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) plays an important role in osteoporosis occurrence and development. However, the molecular mechanisms of osteogenic differentiation rema...

    Authors: Haoran Li, Wuling Zhou, Shiwei Sun, Tianlong Zhang, Tieqi Zhang, Haitian Huang and Minghai Wang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:153
  16. Bone metastasis of colorectal cancer (CRC) often indicates a poor prognosis. Osteolysis can be observed in metastatic sites, implying an aberrant activation of osteoclasts. However, how osteoclastogenesis is r...

    Authors: Qian Jin, He Yang, Zhao Jing, Wu Hong-hua, Song Ben-jing, Wang Li-ting, Ye Li-juan, Xu Wei, Kang Xia, Wu Juan and Zheng Wei
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:152
  17. We investigated the feasibility of two biomarkers of endothelial damage (Syndecan-1 and thrombomodulin) in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and their association with inflammation, coagulopathy, and mortal...

    Authors: Dong Zhang, Liubing Li, Yu Chen, Jie Ma, Yanli Yang, Surita Aodeng, Qiuju Cui, Kedi Wen, Meng Xiao, Jing Xie, Yingchun Xu and Yongzhe Li
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:151
  18. Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common form of dementia, is caused by the degeneration of the central nervous system (CNS). A previous study reported that signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 ...

    Authors: Chen Li, Ruili Wang, Youyou Zhang, Chunting Hu and Qiaoya Ma
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:150
  19. Thrombocytopenia is one of the most common hematological disease that can be life-threatening caused by bleeding complications. However, the treatment options for thrombocytopenia remain limited.

    Authors: Jing Lin, Jing Zeng, Sha Liu, Xin Shen, Nan Jiang, Yue-Song Wu, Hong Li, Long Wang and Jian-Ming Wu
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:149
  20. Imatinib (IM), targeting of BCR-ABL1 tyrosine kinase, is currently one of the first-line choices in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). This study aims to explore the molecular mechanisms underlyi...

    Authors: Yao-hua Lu and Zhong-yi Huang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:148
  21. Patients with salt-sensitive hypertension are often accompanied with severe renal damage and accelerate to end-stage renal disease, which currently lacks effective treatment. Fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21...

    Authors: Hua-Chun Weng, Xin-Yu Lu, Yu-Peng Xu, Yi-Hong Wang, Dan Wang, Yi-Ling Feng, Zhang Chi, Xiao-Qing Yan, Chao-Sheng Lu and Hong-Wei Wang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:147
  22. Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells (ADSCs) are an important focus in regenerative medicine. However, the biological function of ADSCs in the wound repair of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) remains unclear. Thi...

    Authors: Jie Zhou, Tianhong Wei and Zhiyou He
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:146
  23. The alarming trend of paediatric obesity deserves our greatest awareness to hinder the early onset of metabolic complications impacting growth and functionality. Presently, insight into molecular mechanisms of...

    Authors: Margot De Spiegeleer, Ellen De Paepe, Lieven Van Meulebroek, Inge Gies, Jean De Schepper and Lynn Vanhaecke
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:145
  24. LncRNA-ATB is a long noncoding RNA (lncRNA) activated by transforming growth factor β (TGF-β) and it has important biological functions in tumours and nontumour diseases. Meanwhile, TGF-β is the most critical ...

    Authors: Yinhui Li, Tao Ding, Haiyan Hu, Tingting Zhao, Chao Zhu, Jiarong Ding, Jihang Yuan and Zhiyong Guo
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:143
  25. Cardiotoxicity is a common complication following anthracycline chemotherapy and represents one of the serious adverse reactions affecting life, which severely limits the effective use of anthracyclines in can...

    Authors: Guoxing Wan, Peinan Chen, Xue Sun, Xiaojun Cai, Xiongjie Yu, Xianhe Wang and Fengjun Cao
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:142
  26. We aimed to investigate the functions and underlying mechanism of lncRNA SNHG1 in bone differentiation and angiogenesis in the development of osteoporosis.

    Authors: Xiao Yu, Peng-Ze Rong, Meng-Sheng Song, Ze-Wen Shi, Gong Feng, Xian-Jun Chen, Lin Shi, Cheng-Hao Wang and Qing-Jiang Pang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:141
  27. Cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs) in the tumour microenvironment are associated with poor prognosis and chemoresistance in multiple solid tumours. However, there is a lack of universal measures of CAFs in c...

    Authors: Yu-feng Chen, Zhao-liang Yu, Min-yi Lv, Ze-rong Cai, Yi-feng Zou, Ping Lan, Xiao-jian Wu and Feng Gao
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:139
  28. Obesity-related nephropathy (ORN) has become one of the leading causes of end-stage renal disease and has tripled over the past decade. Previous studies have demonstrated that decreased reactive oxygen species...

    Authors: Yin-Yin Chen, Han Hong, Yu-Ting Lei, Jia Zou, Yi-Ya Yang and Li-Yu He
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:137
  29. Authors: Xudong Wang, Tongzhou Liang, Yuanxin Zhu, Jincheng Qiu, Xianjian Qiu, Chengjie Lian, Bo Gao, Yan Peng, Anjing Liang, Hang Zhou, Xiaoming Yang, Zhiheng Liao, Yongyong Li, Caixia Xu, Peiqiang Su and Dongsheng Huang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:136

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  30. Cardiac arrest (CA) results in loss of blood circulation to all tissues leading to oxygen and metabolite dysfunction. Return of blood flow and oxygen during resuscitative efforts is the beginning of reperfusio...

    Authors: Muhammad Shoaib, Nancy Kim, Rishabh C. Choudhary, Tai Yin, Koichiro Shinozaki, Lance B. Becker and Junhwan Kim
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:135
  31. Acetylcholine (ACh) decreases blood pressure by stimulating endothelium nitric oxide-dependent vasodilation in resistance arterioles. Normal plasma contains choline acetyltransferase (ChAT) and its biosyntheti...

    Authors: Andrew Stiegler, Jian-Hua Li, Vivek Shah, Tea Tsaava, Aisling Tynan, Huan Yang, Yehuda Tamari, Michael Brines, Kevin J. Tracey and Sangeeta S. Chavan
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:133
  32. The FOXP3/miR-146a/NF-κB axis was previously reported to modulate the induction and function of CD4+ Treg cells to alleviate oral lichen planus. Also, other signaling pathways including microRNA-155-IFN-γ loop...

    Authors: Zhen Huang, Fen Liu, Wenjuan Wang, Shaobo Ouyang, Ting Sang, Zikun Huang, Lan Liao and Jun Wu
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:132
  33. Myocardial dysfunction caused by sepsis (SIMD) leads to high mortality in critically ill patients. We investigated the function and mechanism of long non-coding RNA MAPKAPK5-AS1 (lncRNA MAPKAPK-AS1) on lipopol...

    Authors: Weiwei Chen, Guangyuan Gao, Mengjie Yan, Ming Yu, Kaiyao Shi and Ping Yang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:131
  34. Host inflammation contributes to determine whether SARS-CoV-2 infection causes mild or life-threatening disease. Tools are needed for early risk assessment.

    Authors: Nicola I. Lorè, Rebecca De Lorenzo, Paola M. V. Rancoita, Federica Cugnata, Alessandra Agresti, Francesco Benedetti, Marco E. Bianchi, Chiara Bonini, Annalisa Capobianco, Caterina Conte, Angelo Corti, Roberto Furlan, Paola Mantegani, Norma Maugeri, Clara Sciorati, Fabio Saliu…
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:129
  35. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a malignancy commonly seen in adults. Previous studies indicated that TRIM14 played a tumorigenic role in various types of cancer and miR-23b-5p was down-regulated in human mese...

    Authors: Hui Cheng, Jie Ding, Gusheng Tang, Aijie Huang, Lei Gao, Jianmin Yang and Li Chen
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:128
  36. d-Serine is a crucial endogenous co-agonist of N-methyl-d-aspartate receptors (NMDARs) in the central nervous system and can affect the function of the brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) system, which plays...

    Authors: Zhenzhen Chen, Zhenyu Tang, Ke Zou, Zhihong Huang, Liuer Liu, Yuanjian Yang and Wei Wang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:127
  37. Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) have witnessed the achievements of convincing clinical benefits that feature the significantly prolonged overall survival (OS) of patients suffering from advanced non-small ...

    Authors: Xilin Hu, Hanlin Xu, Qianwen Xue, Ruran Wen, Wenjie Jiao and Kaihua Tian
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:126
  38. C1q has been reported to reveal complement-independent roles in immune and non-immune cells. C1q binds to its specific receptors to regulate distinct functions that rely on the environment and cell types. Disc...

    Authors: Ria Aryani Hayuningtyas, Myeonggil Han, Seoyeon Choi, Man Sup Kwak, In Ho Park, Ji-Hyun Lee, Ji Eun Choi, Dae Ki Kim, Myoungsun Son and Jeon-Soo Shin
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:125
  39. Inflammation plays an important role in the development of acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) MINCR is closely related to inflammation inju...

    Authors: Wei Gao and Ying Zhang
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:124
  40. Age-related cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in elderly populations. Coxibs, including celecoxib, valdecoxib, etoricoxib, parecoxib, lumiracoxib, and rofecoxib, are selective cyclooxygenase...

    Authors: Wujun Chen, Yingjie Zhong, Nuan Feng, Zhu Guo, Shuai Wang and Dongming Xing
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:123
  41. Myeloid cells infiltrating tumors are gaining ever growing attention in the last years because their pro-tumor and immunosuppressive functions are relevant for disease progression and therapeutic responses. Th...

    Authors: Paola Allavena, Elisabeth Digifico and Cristina Belgiovine
    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2021 27:121

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