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  1. Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) is a difficult-to-treat subepidermal autoimmune blistering skin disease (AIBD) with circulating and tissue-bound anti-type VII collagen antibodies. Different reports have ...

    Authors: Misa Hirose, Anika Kasprick, Foteini Beltsiou, Katharina Schulze Dieckhoff, Franziska Sophie Schulze, Unni K J S R L Samavedam, Jennifer E Hundt, Hendri H Pas, Marcel F Jonkman, Enno Schmidt, Kathrin Kalies, Detlef Zillikens, Ralf J Ludwig and Katja Bieber

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201918

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  2. While cardiac functional recovery is attenuated in the elderly following cardiac surgery with obligatory global myocardial ischemia/reperfusion (I/R), the underlying mechanism remains incompletely understood. ...

    Authors: Lihua Ao, Yufeng Zhai, Chunhua Jin, Joseph C Cleveland Jr., David A Fullerton and Xianzhong Meng

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201863

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  3. Although low-energy shock wave (SW) is adopted to treat ischemic diseases because of its pro-angiogenic properties, the underlying mechanism remains unclear. This study is aimed at testing whether SW-induced a...

    Authors: Tien-Hung Huang, Cheuk-Kwan Sun, Yi-Ling Chen, Ching-Jen Wang, Tsung-Cheng Yin, Mel S Lee and Hon-Kan Yip

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201850

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  4. The signals causing resolution of muscle inflammation are only partially characterized. The long pentraxin PTX3, which modulates leukocyte recruitment and activation, could contribute. We analyzed the expressi...

    Authors: Michela Vezzoli, Clara Sciorati, Lara Campana, Antonella Monno, Maria Giulia Doglio, Elena Rigamonti, Gianfranca Corna, Thierry Touvier, Alessandra Castiglioni, Annalisa Capobianco, Alberto Mantovani, Angelo A Manfredi, Cecilia Garlanda and Patrizia Rovere-Querini

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201809

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  5. Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) can promote islet β cell replication and function, and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) can inhibit T cell autoimmunity. The aim of this study was to test the dynamic distribution ...

    Authors: Li-rong Li, Jing Lu, Xiao-lei Jia, Hui Hui, Jie Zhang, Ying Liu, Wei-juan Cui, Qian-yue Xu and Da-long Zhu

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201800

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  6. Studies imply that intestinal barrier dysfunction is a key contributor to morbid events associated with sepsis. Recently, the co-inhibitory molecule programmed death-ligand1 (PD-L1) has been shown to be involv...

    Authors: Youping Wu, Chun-Shiang Chung, Yaping Chen, Sean Farrell Monaghan, Sima Patel, Xin Huang, Daithi Seamus Heffernan and Alfred Ayala

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201830

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  7. Previously, we have shown that N,N-dimethylacetamide (DMA) prevents inflammation-induced preterm birth in a murine model, inhibits lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced increases in placental proinflammatory cytoki...

    Authors: Ryan Pekson, Vladimir Poltoratsky, Samir Gorasiya, Sruthi Sundaram, Charles R. Ashby Jr., Ivana Vancurova and Sandra E. Reznik

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201747

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  8. Pregnancy requires adaptation of maternal energy metabolism, including expansion and functional modifications of adipose tissue. Insulin resistance (IR), predominantly during late gestation, is a physiological...

    Authors: Yurena Vivas, Monica Díez-Hochleitner, Adriana Izquierdo-Lahuerta, Patricia Corrales, Daniel Horrillo, Ismael Velasco, Cristina Martínez-García, Mark Campbell, Julio Sevillano, Mercedes Ricote, Manuel Ros, Maria Pilar Ramos and Gema Medina-Gomez

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201724

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  9. Transforming growth factor (TGF)-β-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) leads to the formation of ocular fibrotic pathologies, such as anterior subcapsular cataract and posterior capsule opacificati...

    Authors: Anna Korol, Aftab Taiyab and Judith A West-Mays

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201713

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  10. Circulating γδ T cells In healthy Individuals rapidly respond to bacterial and viral pathogens. Many studies have demonstrated that γδ T cells are activated and expanded by Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogene...

    Authors: Yuli Zhu, Huaishan Wang, Yi Xu, Yu Hu, Hui Chen, Lianxian Cui, Jianmin Zhang and Wei He

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201737

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  11. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic autoimmune disease that results in a chronic and inflammatory disorder. Dynamic balance of helper T cells (Th) 1 and 17 and regulatory T cells (Treg) is broken in RA. Si...

    Authors: Xiaoyin Niu, Shaohua Deng, Shan Li, Yebin Xi, Chengzhen Li, Li Wang, Dongyi He, Zhaojun Wang and Guangjie Chen

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201608

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  12. The Cadherin 13 (CDH13) gene encodes a cell adhesion molecule likely to influence development and connections of brain circuits that modulate addiction, locomotion and cognition, including those that involve midb...

    Authors: Jana Drgonova, Donna Walther, G. Luke Hartstein, Mohammad O. Bukhari, Michael H. Baumann, Jonathan Katz, F. Scott Hall, Elizabeth R. Arnold, Shaun Flax, Anthony Riley, Olga Rivero, Klaus-Peter Lesch, Juan Troncoso, Barbara Ranscht and George R. Uhl

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201537

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  13. Genetic ablation or pharmacologic inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase-8 (MMP8) improves survival in an adult murine sepsis model. Because developmental age influences the host inflammatory response, we hypothe...

    Authors: Sarah J Atkinson, Brian M Varisco, Mary Sandquist, Meghan N Daly, Lindsey Klingbeil, Joshua W Kuethe, Emily F Midura, Kelli Harmon, Amy Opoka, Patrick Lahni, Giovanna Piraino, Paul Hake, Basilia Zingarelli, Joel E Mortensen, James L Wynn and Hector R Wong

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201455

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  14. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive and lethal neurodegenerative disease characterized by loss of upper and lower motor neurons leading to muscle paralysis in affected individuals. Numerous me...

    Authors: Claudia R Vintilescu, Sana Afreen, Ashlee E Rubino and Adriana Ferreira

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201477

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  15. Idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a debilitating pain disorder characterized by episodic unilateral facial pain along the territory of branches of the trigeminal nerve. Human pain disorders, but not TN, ...

    Authors: Brian S Tanaka, Peng Zhao, Fadia B Dib-Hajj, Valerie Morisset, Simon Tate, Stephen G Waxman and Sulayman D Dib-Hajj

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201338

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  16. Male sex is a risk factor for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Within the AAA adventitia, infiltrating leukocytes express high levels of inflammasome components. To further elucidate the role of inflammatory c...

    Authors: Xiaoyu Wu, Sinan Cakmak, Markus Wortmann, Maani Hakimi, Jian Zhang, Dittmar Böckler and Susanne Dihlmann

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201508

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  17. We investigated the pathophysiology of diet-induced diabetes in the Cohen diabetic rat (CDs/y) from its induction to its chronic phase, using a multilayered integrated genomic approach. We identified by linkag...

    Authors: Yoram Yagil, Barak Markus, Refael Kohen and Chana Yagil

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201560

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  18. T cell engineering with T cell receptors (TCRs) specific for tumors plays an important role in adoptive T cell transfer (ATC) therapy for cancer. Here, we present a novel strategy to redirect peripheral blood-...

    Authors: Kangxia He, Hongqin You, Yuxia Li, Lianxian Cui, Jianmin Zhang and Wei He

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201519

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  19. The exponential rise in molecular and genomic data has generated a vast array of therapeutic targets. Oligonucleotide-based technologies to down regulate these molecular targets have promising therapeutic effi...

    Authors: Noriko Satake, Connie Duong, Sakiko Yoshida, Michael Oestergaard, Cathy Chen, Rachael Peralta, Shuling Guo, Punit P Seth, Yueju Li, Laurel Beckett, Jong Chung, Jan Nolta, Nitin Nitin and Joseph M Tuscano

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201632

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  20. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) causes severe pulmonary hypoplasia from herniation of abdominal contents into the thorax. Tracheal occlusion (TO) for human CDH improves survival, but morbidity and mortal...

    Authors: Brian M Varisco, Lourenco Sbragia, Jing Chen, Federico Scorletti, Rashika Joshi, Hector R Wong, Rebeca Lopes-Figueira, Marc Oria and Jose Peiro

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201398

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  21. Neutrophils constitute the early innate immune response to perceived infectious and sterile threats. Neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) are a novel mechanism to counter pathogenic invasion and sequelae of i...

    Authors: Ahmed B Al-Khafaji, Samer Tohme, Hamza Obaid Yazdani, David Miller, Hai Huang and Allan Tsung

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201621

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  22. Alphal-antitrypsin (A1AT, SERPINA1), a major circulating inhibitor of neutrophil elastase (NE) and protelnase-3 (PR3), has been proposed to reduce the processing and release of IL-1β. Since the antiinflammator...

    Authors: Nupur Aggarwal, Elena Korenbaum, Ravi Mahadeva, Stephan Immenschuh, Veronika Grau, Charles A Dinarello, Tobias Welte and Sabina Janciauskiene

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201680

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  23. Lung cancer is the leading cause of mortality among all cancer types worldwide. The latest available global statistics of the World Health Organization report 1.59 million casualities in 2012. Worldwide, 1 in ...

    Authors: Havva O Kilgoz, Guzide Bender, Joseph M Scandura, Agnes Viale and Bahar Taneri

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201380

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  24. Obesity is strongly associated with metabolic syndrome, a combination of risk factors that predisposes to development of the cardiometabolic diseases: atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes...

    Authors: Melina Amor, Veronica Moreno-Viedma, Alisina Sarabi, Nicole G Grün, Bianca Itariu, Lukas Leitner, Irene Steiner, Martin Bilban, Keiichi Kodama, Atul J Butte, Guenther Staffler, Maximilian Zeyda and Thomas M Stulnig

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201487

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  25. Vagotomy (VGX) increases the susceptibility to develop colitis suggesting a crucial role for the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway in the regulation of the immune responses. Since oral tolerance and the ge...

    Authors: Martina Di Giovangiulio, Goele Bosmans, Elisa Meroni, Nathalie Stakenborg, Morgane Florens, Giovanna Farro, Pedro J Gomez-Pinilla, Gianluca Matteoli and Guy E Boeckxstaens

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201464

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  26. Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by β cell destruction, insulin deficiency and hyperglycemia. Activated macrophages and autoimmune T cells play a crucial role in the...

    Authors: LaQueta K Hudson, Meghan E Dancho, Jianhua Li, Johanna B Bruchfeld, Ahmed A Ragab, Mingzhu M He, Meaghan Bragg, Delaney Lenaghan, Michael D Quinn, Jason R Fritz, Matthew V Tanzi, Harold A Silverman, William M Hanes, Yaakov A Levine, Valentin A Pavlov, Peder S Olofsson…

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201585

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  27. Mutations in the SLC13A5 gene that codes for the Na+/citrate cotransporter, NaCT, are associated with early onset epilepsy, developmental delay and tooth dysplasia in children. In this study, we identify addition...

    Authors: Jenna Klotz, Brenda E Porter, Claire Colas, Avner Schlessinger and Ana M Pajor

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201310

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  28. Genetic features of chronic pancreatitis (CP) have been investigated extensively, mainly by testing genes associated to the trypsinogen activation pathway. However, different molecular pathways involving other...

    Authors: Valentina Maria Sofia, Letizia Da Sacco, Cecilia Surace, Anna Cristina Tomaiuolo, Silvia Genovese, Simona Grotta, Maria Gnazzo, Stefano Petrocchi, Laura Ciocca, Federico Alghisi, Enza Montemitro, Luigi Martemucci, Ausilia Elce, Vincenzina Lucidi, Giuseppe Castaldo and Adriano Angioni

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201300

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  29. Activation of inflammatory pathways is known to accompany development of obesity-induced nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. In addition to caspase-1, the neutroph...

    Authors: Erik J M Toonen, Andreea-Manuela Mirea, Cees J Tack, Rinke Stienstra, Dov B Ballak, Janna A van Diepen, Anneke Hijmans, Triantafyllos Chavakis, Wim H Dokter, Christine T N Pham, Mihai G Netea, Charles A Dinarello and Leo A B Joosten

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201202

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  30. HLA-B*27 is strongly associated with an inflammatory autoimmune disorder, the Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) and plays a protective role in viral infections. The two aspects might be linked. In this work, we compare...

    Authors: Valentina Tedeschi, Carolina Vitulano, Alberto Cauli, Fabiana Paladini, Matteo Piga, Alessandro Mathieu, Rosa Sorrentino and Maria Teresa Fiorillo

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201215

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  31. Colon cancer cells contain high levels of cystathlonlne-β-synthase (CBS). Its product, hydrogen sulfide (H2S), promotes the growth and proliferation of colorectal tumor cells. To improve the antitumor efficacy of...

    Authors: Celia Chao, John R Zatarain, Ye Ding, Ciro Coletta, Amy A Mrazek, Nadiya Druzhyna, Paul Johnson, Haiying Chen, Judy L Hellmich, Antonia Asimakopoulou, Kazunori Yanagi, Gabor Olah, Petra Szoleczky, Gabor Törö, Fredrick J Bohanon, Minal Cheema…

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201361

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  32. Platelet (PLT) transfusion is indispensable to maintain homeostasis in thrombocytopenic patients. However, PLT transfusion refractoriness is a common life-threatening condition observed in multitransfused pati...

    Authors: Ann-Kathrin Börger, Dorothee Eicke, Christina Wolf, Christiane Gras, Susanne Aufderbeck, Kai Schulze, Lena Engels, Britta Eiz-Vesper, Axel Schambach, Carlos A Guzman, Nico Lachmann, Thomas Moritz, Ulrich Martin, Rainer Blasczyk and Constança Figueiredo

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201274

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  33. Lung epithelial cell apoptosis is an important feature of hyperoxia-induced lung injury. The death receptor-associated extrinsic pathway and mitochondria-associated intrinsic pathway both mediate the developme...

    Authors: Yong Cao, Duo Zhang, Hyung-Geun Moon, Heedoo Lee, Jeffrey A Haspel, Kebin Hu, Lixin Xie and Yang Jin

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201233

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  34. Single-chain antibodies (scFvs), which contain only the variable domains of full-length antibodies, are relatively small molecules that can be used for selective drug delivery. In this review, we discuss how s...

    Authors: Yaghoub Safdari, Vahideh Ahmadzadeh, Masoumeh Khalili, Hossein Zarei Jaliani, Vahid Zarei and Vahid Erfani-Moghadam

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201258

    Content type: Review Article

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  35. Perinatal asphyxia, a condition of impaired gas exchange during birth, leads to fetal hypoxia-ischemia (HI) and is associated with postnatal adverse outcomes including intestinal dysmotility and necrotizing en...

    Authors: Maria Nikiforou, Carolin Willburger, Anja E de Jong, Nico Kloosterboer, Reint K Jellema, Daan R M G Ophelders, Harry W M Steinbusch, Boris W Kramer and Tim G A M Wolfs

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201244

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  36. The ABCA3 gene encodes a lipid transporter in type II pneumocytes critical for survival and normal respiratory function. The frequent ABCA3 variant R288K increases the risk for neonatal respiratory distress syndr...

    Authors: Thomas Wittmann, Sabrina Frixel, Stefanie Höppner, Ulrike Schindlbeck, Andrea Schams, Matthias Kappler, Jan Hegermann, Christoph Wrede, Gerhard Liebisch, Anne Vierzig, Angela Zacharasiewicz, Matthias Volkmar Kopp, Christian F Poets, Winfried Baden, Dominik Hartl, Anton H van Kaam…

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201183

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  37. Methionine adenosyltransferase (MAT) I/III deficiency can be Inherited as autosomal dominant (AD) or as recessive (AR) traits in which mono- or biallelic MAT1A mutations have been identified, respectively. Althou...

    Authors: Yoo-Mi Kim, Ja Hye Kim, Jin-Ho Choi, Gu-Hwan Kim, Jae-Min Kim, Minji Kang, In-Hee Choi, Chong Kun Cheon, Young Bae Sohn, Marco Maccarana, Han-Wook Yoo and Beom Hee Lee

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201147

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  38. Alternative intravesical agents are required to overcome the side effects currently associated with the treatment of bladder cancer. This study used an orthotopic bladder cancer mouse model to evaluate Guizhi ...

    Authors: Chi-Chen Lu, Cheng-Huang Shen, Chia-Bin Chang, Hsiao-Yen Hsieh, Jiann-Der Wu, Ling-Huei Tseng, Dennis W Hwang, Syue-Yi Chen, Shu-Fen Wu, Michael W Y Chan and Cheng-Da Hsu

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201064

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  39. Our understanding of the process of metastatic progression has improved markedly over the past decades, yet metastasis remains the most enigmatic component of cancer pathogenesis. This lack of knowledge has se...

    Authors: Jagoda K Wrobel and Michal Toborek

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201032

    Content type: Review Article

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  40. High mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) is a nuclear DNA binding protein that acts as an alarmin when secreted. HMGB1 is increased in systemic lupus erythematosus and might represent a potential therapeutic target. ...

    Authors: Fleur Schaper, Mirjan M van Timmeren, Arjen Petersen, Gerda Horst, Marc Bijl, Pieter C Limburg, Johanna Westra and Peter Heeringa

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201012

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  41. Myocarditis is a major cause of heart failure and sudden cardiac death in young adults and adolescents. Many cases of myocarditis are associated with autoimmune processes in which cardiac myosin is a major aut...

    Authors: Wen-Shin Lee, Katalin Erdelyi, Csaba Matyas, Partha Mukhopadhyay, Zoltan V Varga, Lucas Liaudet, György Haskó, Daniela Čiháková, Raphael Mechoulam and Pal Pacher

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201136

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  42. Infusion of the heme-binding protein hemopexin has been proposed as a novel approach to decrease heme-induced inflammation in settings of red blood cell breakdown, but questions have been raised as to possible...

    Authors: Tian Lin, Jialin Liu, Feng Huang, Tjitske S R van Engelen, Sujatha R Thundivalappil, Frank E Riley, Michael Super, Alexander L Watters, Ann Smith, Nathan Brinkman, Donald E Ingber and H Shaw Warren

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201022

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  43. Chronic respiratory diseases such as obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and oxidative stress may underlie lung cancer (LC). We hypothesized that the profile of oxidative and antioxidant events may differ in ...

    Authors: Mercè Mateu-Jiménez, Albert Sánchez-Font, Alberto Rodríguez-Fuster, Rafael Aguiló, Lara Pijuan, Clara Fermoselle, Joaquim Gea, Víctor Curull and Esther Barreiro

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201085

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  44. Mechanical ventilation can improve hypoxemia, but can also cause the so-called ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI). Polyinosinic:polycytidylic acid (poly(I:C)), an analogue of natural double-strand RNA virus...

    Authors: Shuqing Jin, Zhixia Chen, Xibing Ding, Xiang Zhao, Xi Jiang, Yao Tong, Timothy R Billiar and Quan Li

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2016 22:2201054

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  45. The following paper had incorrect IC50 values in Table 1; the values should be the same as given in Table 2:

    Authors: Davorka Messmer, Kymmy Lorrain, Karin Stebbins, Yalda Bravo, Nicholas Stock, Geraldine Cabrera, Lucia Correa, Austin Chen, Jason Jacintho, Nicholas Chiorazzi, Xiao Jie Yan, David Spaner, Peppi Prasit and Daniel Lorrain

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2015 21:2101665

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