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  1. Little is known about the correlation between the melanocortin 4 receptor gene (MC4R) single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and the risk of obesity. This research sought to test the MC4R rs17782313, rs476828 and...

    Authors: Bi-Liu Wei, Rui-Xing Yin, Chun-Xiao Liu, Guo-Xiong Deng, Yao-Zong Guan and Peng-Fei Zheng

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:77

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  2. Diabetes during pregnancy affects placental mitochondrial content and function, which has the potential to impact fetal development and the long-term health of offspring. Resistin is a peptide hormone original...

    Authors: Shaoning Jiang, April M. Teague, Jeanie B. Tryggestad, Timothy J. Lyons and Steven D. Chernausek

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:76

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  3. Therapeutic lymphangiogenesis in an orthotopic lung transplant model has been shown to improve acute allograft rejection that is mediated at least in part through hyaluronan drainage. Lymphatic vessel endothel...

    Authors: Shikshya Shrestha, Woohyun Cho, Benjamin Stump, Jewel Imani, Anthony M. Lamattina, Pierce H. Louis, James Pazzanese, Ivan O. Rosas, Gary Visner, Mark A. Perrella and Souheil El-Chemaly

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:75

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  4. Studies have demonstrated that long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) have essential impacts on the development of atherosclerosis (AS). This study aimed to identify the role and functional mechanism of lncRNA CASC2 in...

    Authors: Chenjing Wang, Jin Zhao, Xiaodong Nan, Zhong Guo, Shuangsheng Huang, Xiaokun Wang, Feng Sun and Shijie Ma

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:74

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  5. Electroacupuncture (EA), a treatment derived from traditional Chinese medicine, can effectively improve hyperandrogenism and insulin resistance in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), however, its u...

    Authors: Yan Peng, Liyuan Guo, Anxin Gu, Beibei Shi, Yukun Ren, Jing Cong and Xinming Yang

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:73

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  6. Atherosclerosis (AS) is widely accepted to be a multistep pathophysiological process associated with several other processes such as angiogenesis and inflammatory response. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are n...

    Authors: Xian Shi, Ya-Ting Wei, Heng Li, Ting Jiang, Xi-Long Zheng, Kai Yin and Guo-Jun Zhao

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:72

    Content type: Review

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  7. Co-administration of human ghrelin and growth hormone (GH) reverse immunosuppression in septic aged animals, but the mechanism remains elusive. Here, we hypothesize that ghrelin and GH co-treatment restores th...

    Authors: Mian Zhou, Monowar Aziz, Mahendar Ochani and Ping Wang

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:71

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Ovarian cancer is one of the most common gynecologic cancers and has high mortality rate due to the lack of early diagnosis method and efficient therapeutic agents. circCELSR1 is up-regulated in ovarian cancer...

    Authors: Xiang-Yang Zeng, Jing Yuan, Chen Wang, Da Zeng, Jia-Hui Yong, Xiao-Yan Jiang, Hua Lan and Song-Shu Xiao

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:70

    Content type: Research article

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  9. We previously showed that the autophagy inhibitor chloroquine (CQ) increases inflammatory cleaved caspase-1 activity in myocytes, and that caspase-1/11 is protective in sterile liver injury. However, the role ...

    Authors: Ulka Sachdev, Ricardo Ferrari, Xiangdong Cui, Abish Pius, Amrita Sahu, Michael Reynolds, Hong Liao, Ping Sun, Sunita Shinde, Fabrisia Ambrosio, Sruti Shiva, Patricia Loughran and Melanie Scott

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:69

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Adipose derived stem cells (ADSCs) are clinically widely used somatic stem cells obtained from white adipose tissue. They are characterized by ability to differentiate e.g. into osteoblasts and might successfu...

    Authors: Aleksandra Skubis-Sikora, Bartosz Sikora, Agnieszka Witkowska, Urszula Mazurek and Joanna Gola

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:67

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  11. Targeted therapy for NSCLC is rapidly evolving. EGFR-TKIs benefit NSCLC patients with sensitive EGFR mutations and significantly prolong survival. However, 20–30% of patients demonstrate primary resistance to ...

    Authors: Dantong Sun, Yan Zhu, Jingjuan Zhu, Junyan Tao, Xiaojuan Wei, Yang Wo and Helei Hou

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:66

    Content type: Short report

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  12. Oxygen therapy, using supraphysiological concentrations of oxygen (hyperoxia), is routinely administered to patients who require respiratory support including mechanical ventilation (MV). However, prolonged ex...

    Authors: Ravikumar A. Sitapara, Alex G. Gauthier, Sergio I. Valdés-Ferrer, Mosi Lin, Vivek Patel, Mao Wang, Ashley T. Martino, Jeanette C. Perron, Charles R. Ashby Jr, Kevin J. Tracey, Valentin A. Pavlov and Lin L. Mantell

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:63

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Molecular Medicine 2020 26:64

  13. Hepatocarcinogenesis is reportedly correlated with abnormal m6A modifications; however, it is unknown whether m6A RNA methylation regulators facilitate the occurrence of hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related hepatoc...

    Authors: Qiongxuan Fang and Hongsong Chen

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:60

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  14. Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a cancer of the exocrine pancreas and 5-year survival rates remain constant at 7%. Along with PDAC, Periampullary Adenocarcinoma (PAC) accounts for 0.5–2% of all gast...

    Authors: Gourab Saha, Richa Singh, Argha Mandal, Subrata Das, Esita Chattopadhyay, Prasun Panja, Paromita Roy, Navonil DeSarkar, Sumit Gulati, Supriyo Ghatak, Shibajyoti Ghosh, Sudeep Banerjee, Bidyut Roy, Saurabh Ghosh, Dipankar Chaudhuri, Neeraj Arora…

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:59

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  15. In light of the present therapeutic situation in COVID-19, any measure to improve course and outcome of seriously affected individuals is of utmost importance. We recap here evidence that supports the use of h...

    Authors: Hannelore Ehrenreich, Karin Weissenborn, Martin Begemann, Markus Busch, Eduard Vieta and Kamilla W. Miskowiak

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:58

    Content type: Review

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  16. Esophageal cancer (EC) is one of the most common human cancers, with a particularly aggressive behavior and increased incidence worldwide. The aim of this study was to assess the associations of single-nucleot...

    Authors: Ruimin Zhao, Xin Chen, Wanli Ren, Hao Dai, Huajing Li, Honghui Li, Ai Jia, Yue Wu, Peng Han and Yuan Shao

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:57

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  17. Ischemia and reperfusion (I/R) induces cytokines, and up-regulates inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS), interferon regulatory factor-1(IRF1) and p53 up-regulated modulator of apoptosis (PUMA), which contrib...

    Authors: Qiang Du, Jing Luo, Mu-Qing Yang, Quan Liu, Caroline Heres, Yi-He Yan, Donna Stolz and David A. Geller

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:56

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  18. With the advance of antibiotics and life support therapy, the mortality of sepsis has been decreasing in recent years. However, the incidence of sepsis-associated encephalopathy (SAE), a common complication of...

    Authors: Xiaoli Zhong, Lingli Xie, Xiaolong Yang, Fang Liang, Yanliang Yang, Jianbin Tong, Yanjun Zhong, Kai Zhao, Yiting Tang and Chuang Yuan

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:55

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  19. Our objective was to investigate the efficacy of the beta-3 adrenergic receptor (β3-AR) agonist BRL37344 for the prevention of liver steatosis and inflammation associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease ...

    Authors: Ziwen Wang, Shanshan Li, Ruifeng Wang, Liansheng Guo, Dan Xu, Tieyuan Zhang, Yifan Xu, Wenlong Wang, Min Wang, Zhongwei Gan and Xiaobing Wang

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:54

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  20. The majority of patients with chronic fatigue have a risk of comorbidity with depression. Pinocembrin (PB) is a kind of flavonoid molecule isolated from honey and propolis and has antimicrobial, anti-inflammat...

    Authors: Wei Wang, Lili Zheng, Lijun Xu, Jianglong Tu and Xunhu Gu

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:53

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  21. Fibrosis is an integral component of the pathogenesis of acute lung injury and is associated with poor outcomes in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Fibrocytes are bone marrow-derived c...

    Authors: Christine M. Lin, Abdullah Alrbiaan, John Odackal, Zhimin Zhang, Yogesh Scindia, Sun-Sang J. Sung, Marie D. Burdick and Borna Mehrad

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:52

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  22. The hereditary aspect of obesity is a major focus of modern medical genetics. The genetic background is known to determine a higher-than-average prevalence of obesity in certain regions, like Oceania. There is...

    Authors: Anna E. Pravednikova, Sergey Y. Shevchenko, Victor V. Kerchev, Manana R. Skhirtladze, Svetlana N. Larina, Zaur M. Kachaev, Alexander D. Egorov and Yulii V. Shidlovskii

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:51

    Content type: Review

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  23. Pirfenidone (PFD) is effective for pulmonary fibrosis (PF), but its action mechanism has not been fully explained. This study explored the signaling pathways involved in anti-fibrosis role of PFD, thus laying ...

    Authors: Qun Lv, Jianjun Wang, Changqing Xu, Xuqing Huang, Zhaoyang Ruan and Yifan Dai

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:49

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  24. Molecular mechanism of lung squamous cell carcinoma (LUSC) remains poorly understood, hampering effective targeted therapies or precision diagnosis about LUSC. We devised an integrative framework to investigat...

    Authors: Zongang Liu, Meiyan Deng, Lin Wu and Suning Zhang

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:48

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  25. Fibulins are a family of secreted glycoproteins, which play an important role in regulating multiple cellular functions such as adhesion, growth, motility, and survival. Fibulin7 (Fbln7) is expressed in develo...

    Authors: Papiya Chakraborty, Shiba Prasad Dash and Pranita P. Sarangi

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:47

    Content type: Mini-review

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  26. MicroRNAs control gene expression by post-transcriptional inhibition. Dysregulation of the expressions of miR-199a/214 cluster has been linked to cardiovascular diseases. This study aimed at identifying potent...

    Authors: Yi-Ling Chen, Jiunn-Jye Sheu, Cheuk-Kwan Sun, Tien-Hung Huang, Yuan-Ping Lin and Hon-Kan Yip

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:46

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  27. This study is aimed to explore the role of miR-543 in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and verify whether miR-543 targets metastasis associated protein 1 (MTA1) to affect tumorigenesis and angiogenesis in N...

    Authors: Dawei Wang, Li Cai, Xudong Tian and Wenjun Li

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:44

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  28. Radiation therapy is the primary method of treatment for glioblastoma (GBM). Therefore, the suppression of radioresistance in GBM cells is of enormous significance. Ribophorin II (RPN2), a protein component of...

    Authors: Changyu Li, Haonan Ran, Shaojun Song, Weisong Liu, Wenhui Zou, Bei Jiang, Hongmei Zhao and Bin Shao

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:43

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  29. Establishing reliable predictive and diganostic biomarkers of autism would enhance early identification and facilitate targeted intervention during periods of greatest plasticity in early brain development. Hi...

    Authors: Stefon van Noordt, James A. Desjardins, Scott Huberty, Lina Abou-Abbas, Sara Jane Webb, April R. Levin, Sidney J. Segalowitz, Alan C. Evans and Mayada Elsabbagh

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:40

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  30. Ovarian cancer is the most lethal gynecologic cancer. Chemoresistance, especially platinum-resistance, is closely related to metastasis of ovarian cancer, however, the molecular basis by which links chemoresis...

    Authors: Qi Zhang, Guifang Yan, Juan Lei, Yu Chen, Ting Wang, Juan Gong, Yong Zhou, Huakan Zhao, Hao Chen, Yu Zhou, Lei Wu, Jiangang Zhang, Xiao Zhang, Jingchun Wang and Yongsheng Li

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:39

    Content type: Short report

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  31. Propofol is an intravenous anesthetic agent that commonly induces significant neuroapoptosis. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) have been reported to participate in the regulation of propofol exposure-mediated neurotoxicity....

    Authors: Fang Tang, Lili Zhao, Qi Yu, Tianyin Liu, Hongyan Gong, Zhiyi Liu and Qing Li

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:38

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  32. Selective intrauterine fetal growth restriction (sIUGR) in monochorionic diamniotic twins, especially types 2&3 with abnormal umbilical artery Doppler, results in increased risk of fetal/perinatal mortality an...

    Authors: Jing Yang, Yuan Wei, Hongbo Qi, Nanlin Yin, Yang Yang, Zailing Li, Lili Xu, Xueju Wang, Pengbo Yuan, Luyao Li, Ting-Li Han and Yangyu Zhao

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:37

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  33. HDAC4 is a key regulator of chondrocyte hypertrophy and skeletal development, but it is not clear whether the increase in vascular invasion at growth plates is related to HDAC4 expression. To determine it, we ...

    Authors: Lilan Gao, Shengchun Li, Xiaochun Wei, Guoqing Du, Dennis Wei and Lei Wei

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:36

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  34. Human respiratory syncytial virus (hRSV) is the most important etiological agent causing hospitalizations associated with respiratory diseases in children under 5 years of age as well as the elderly, newborns ...

    Authors: Jorge A. Soto, Nicolás M. S. Gálvez, Gaspar A. Pacheco, Susan M. Bueno and Alexis M. Kalergis

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:35

    Content type: Review

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  35. Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (MIF) is a potent proinflammatory cytokine that promotes the production of other immune mediators. MIF is produced by most cell types in the brain including microglia, as...

    Authors: Elham Nasiri, Roman Sankowski, Henriette Dietrich, Aikaterini Oikonomidi, Patricio T. Huerta, Julius Popp, Yousef Al-Abed and Michael Bacher

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:34

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  36. Vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) but it is unclear whether vitamin D supplementation improves the clinical course of MS, and there is uncertainty about the dose and...

    Authors: Manuela Mengozzi, Andrew Hesketh, Giselda Bucca, Pietro Ghezzi and Colin P. Smith

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:32

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  37. Accumulating evidence has implicated the regulation of microRNAs (miRs) in ischemia stroke. The current study aimed to elucidate the role of microRNA-195 (miR-195) in neuronal apoptosis and brain plasticity in...

    Authors: Lisha Chang, Wan Zhang, Songxin Shi, Yanbo Peng, Dali Wang, Li Zhang and Jiang Zhang

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:31

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Glioma has the characteristics of high incidence and mortality, and is a common malignant tumor of the central nervous system. Circular RNAs (circRNAs) have been reported to play vital roles in progression of ...

    Authors: Long-Wei Huo, Ya-Fei Wang, Xiao-Bin Bai, Hu-Lin Zheng and Mao-De Wang

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:29

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  39. The development of paclitaxel-resistance led to the tumor relapse and treatment failure of non-small cell lung cancer. Shikonin has been demonstrated to show anti-cancer activity in many cancer types. The pres...

    Authors: Farong Zang, Yuanquan Rao, Xinhai Zhu, Zhibing Wu and Hao Jiang

    Citation: Molecular Medicine 2020 26:28

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