Gene, Cell and Tissue: Jul 2017, 4 (3), 9 articles.
Editorial
25/7/2017
Azam Asemi Rad
Research Article
31/7/2017
Seyedeh Zahra Shahrokhi, Seyed Reza Kazemi Nezhad, Sharam Baharvand Ahmadi, Mohammad Reza Akhoond
The protein tyrosine phosphatase non-receptor 22 (PTPN22) gene encodes the lymphoid protein tyrosine phosphatase. Recent studies demonstrated the association between the +1858C > T, -1123G > C variants of PTPN22 gene, and different autoimmune diseases. The current study aimed at examining the association between the polymorphism of ... read more
Research Article
31/7/2017
Hamidreza Vaziri, Anna Rafeie, Zakieh Siapoosh
Kisspeptins, encoded by KISS1 (kisspeptin) gene binds to its receptor KISS1R (kisspeptin receptor also known as a G-protein coupled receptor GPR54), that is expressed by gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons and motivates GnRH release. KISS1 and its receptor play a critical role in the regulation of fertility and ... read more
Research Article
29/7/2017
Chaudhary Mashhood Alam, Asif Iqbal, Deepika Tripathi, Choudhary Sharfuddin, Safdar Ali
The present study focused on Staphylococcus phage genomes, which have been classified to 3 categories on the basis of their size. Overall, 18 classes of II Staphylococcus phage genomes with genome size around 40 kbp were investigated to elucidate the presence, distribution, and complexity of SSRs therein. ... read more
Research Article
31/7/2017
Fereshteh Farzam, Sanaz Mahmazi, Javad Nasseryan
Obesity is an energy imbalance disorder that happens due to deficiency of energy intake and consumption. Leptin is an important hormone that regulates energy expenditure. Leptin through its receptors located in the hypothalamus regulates appetite and energy consumption.In this study we tried to determine the association of ... read more
Research Article
31/7/2017
Hesam Nasirpour, Yashar Azari Key, Nasrin Kazemipur, Mehdi Majidpour, Saman Mahdavi, Saba Hajazimian, Alireza Issazadeh, Sina Taefehshokr
Recurrent miscarriage is defined as a condition with two or more consecutive abortions before the 20 weeks of gestation. Recurrent miscarriage is a multi-factorial disease, which occurs in approximately 1% - 2% of women at the reproductive age. Congenital infection is one of the most important factors ... read more
Case Report
31/7/2017
Iraj Shahramian, Esmaeil Azimi-khatibi, Fatemeh Mahjoob, Aliyeh Sargazi, Mojtaba Delaramnasab, Ali Bazi
Cholesteryl ester storage disease (CESD) is a disorder in which cholesteryl esters (CE) and triglycerides (TG) are preserved particularly in hepatocytes. The exact clinical manifestation is not known due to a lack of sufficient data. The current study presents 3 new cases of CESD with 2 of ... read more
Letter
31/7/2017
Ramin Saravani, Saman Sargazi, Hamid-Reza Galavi, Sadegh Zarei
Letter
23/7/2017
Tayebeh Sanchooli