Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 12 (2017)
Volume 11 (2016)
Volume 10 (2015)
Volume 9 (2014)
Volume 8 (2013)
Volume 7 (2012)
Volume 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
201. Androgen Receptor Analysis in Relation to Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors as well as Histological Grade for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast

Peyman Mohammadi Torbati; Pejman Fard Esfehani

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Summer 2006, , Pages 149-154

  Background and Objective: Since the advent of mammography screening, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast has been diagnosed increasingly. In contrast to the situation in invasive breast carcinoma, there are only a few reports on androgen receptor (AR) status in DCIS and few reports on estrogen ...  Read More

202. Is There any Correlation between Ki67 Expression and EBV Infection in Hodgkin Patients in Iran?

Issa Jahanzad; Amir Hossein Sadrzadehrafie; Reza Rafie; Masoud Rahmanian; Mohammad Reza Hayeri; Ali Reza Rezaee; Babak Gharaei; Majid Sadeghizadeh; Ali Mohammad Ahadi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2007, , Pages 17-22

  Background and Objective: The association of EBV with Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL) has been intensely investigated over the last few years. EBV is also associated with several other malignancies. On the other hand, Ki67 molecule serves as a widely accepted proliferation marker. Several studies were previously ...  Read More

203. The Role of Interleukin 1β Gene Polymorphism in Gastric Cancer in North-eastern Iran

Mehdi Seilanian Toosi; Jalil Tavakkol Afshar; Mohamad Reza Ghavam Nassiri; Mona Malekzadeh Moghani; Houshang Rafatpanah; Azam Brook

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2007, , Pages 59-66

  Background and Objective: Host genetic factors such as cytokine gene polymorphisms as well as Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection have been found to be associated with gastric cancer risk . Interleukin 1 is a pro-inflammatory cytokine involved in H. pylori-induced gastric inflammation. Therefore, ...  Read More

204. Cytodiagnosis of Cutaneous Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Nourieh Sharifi; Mohammad Javad Yazdanpanah

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Spring 2007, , Pages 97-99

  Background and Objective: Cutaneous cytology is the study of scraping or smears obtained from skin lesions. Although not commonly employed, cutaneous cytology has been a useful tool for clinicians due to simplified procedures and high sensitivity and specificity of presurgical clinical diagnosis of common ...  Read More

205. Association between Hepatitis B Virus Infection Outcome and HLA-A and DRB1 Genotyping in North Part of Iran

Amitis Ramezani; Ali Eslamifar; Arezoo Aghakhani; Ebrahim Kalantar; Mohammad Banifazl; Akbar Velayati

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2009, , Pages 71-74

    Background and Objective: The outcome of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection may be influenced by host factors like Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA). We have investigated HLA-A and DRB1 alleles in patients with persistent hepatitis B infection compared to subjects who had spontaneously recovered from ...  Read More

206. Metabolic Abnormalities in HIV-Positive Patients Receiving Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

Amitis Ramezani; Minoo Mohraz; Mohammad Banifazl; Latif Gachkar; Sara Jam; Ali Eslamifar; Farhad Yaghmaie; Kambiz Nemati; Arezoo Aghakhani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Summer 2007, , Pages 154-158

  Background and Objective: Dyslipidemia has become a common problem in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease, especially in patients on combination antiretroviral therapy. In this study we aimed to determine the prevalence of dyslipidemia and metabolic abnormalities in 2 groups of HIV infected patients ...  Read More

207. Cellular Morphology and Immunologic Properties of Escherichia coli Treated With Antimicrobial Antisense Peptide Nucleic Acid

Majid Sadeghizadeh; Abbas Nikravesh; Mehrdad Behmanesh; Liam Good

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2009, , Pages 13-18

    Background & Objectives: Antisense peptide nucleic acids (PNA) that target growth essential genes show potent bactericidal properties without cell lysis. We considered the possibility that whether PNA treatment influence the bacteria total nucleic acids content and apply approach to develop ...  Read More

208. High Blood Mercury Levels in Iranian Infants: A Cause For Concern

Amitis Ramezani; Ali Eslamifar; Latif Gachkar; Zahra Pournasiri; Mohammad Banifazl; Arezoo Aghakhani; Mohammad Rabbani; Mohammad Amin Faghih; Ali Akbar Velayati

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Summer 2008, , Pages 186-190

    ABSTRACT Background and Objective: There have been concerns over possible association between mercury and neurodevelopmental outcomes in infants. In this study we aimed to determine whether blood levels of mercury are above safe values in Iranian infants or not. Materials and Methods:  A ...  Read More

209. The Effect Of Restoration Type On Osseointegration of Dental Implants: A Histological Analysis In Dogs

Sayed Shojaeddin Shayegh; Hassan Semeyare; Mahmod Nasr; Farzin Ghanavati

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Spring 2008, , Pages 129-134

    Background and Objective: The concept of immediate occlusal loading with dental implants offers several advantages. In this research, the effect of type of restoration on Osseointegration rate of dental implants was histologically evaluated. Materials and Methods: Three months prior to implantation, ...  Read More

210. Temporal Correlation Of Bax Expression And Axotomy-Induced Motoneuronal Apoptosis In Adult Rats: A Morphometric, Ultrastructural And Immunohistochemical Study

Alireza Azizzadeh Delshad; Marjan Heshmati; Taki Tiraihi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Winter 2008, , Pages 67-74

    Background and Objective: As apoptotic cell death is extremely involved in physiological development and many pathological situations such as cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, the understanding of its molecular machinery can be useful in designing new therapeutic strategies. The present ...  Read More

211. Estrogen Accelerates Wound Angiogenesis In Rats

Mohammad Ali Rajabi; Fatemeh Rajabi; Parvin Rajabi Dehnavi; Mitra Heidarpour

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2008, , Pages 15-19

    Background and Objective: Angiogenesis is a complex program of several steps and it is tightly regulated by pro- and anti-angiogenic factors. Angiogenesis is one of the key elements in cutaneous wound healing and skin cancers. Estrogen seems to have positive modulating effect on cutaneous wound ...  Read More

212. Comparison of Mast Cells Count in Odontogenic Cysts Using Histochemical Staining

Mahdieh Rajabi-Moghaddam; Hamid Abbaszadeh-Bidokhty; Ali Bijani

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 105-110


  Background & Objectives: Odontogenic cysts are among the most frequent destructive lesions of jaws which their pathogenesis and growth mechanism are not cleared. With respect to different roles of mast cells, they may play a role in the pathogenesis and growth of odontogenic cysts. The aim of present ...  Read More

213. Detection of the Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC) in K. pneumoniae Isolated from the Clinical Samples by the Phenotypic and Genotypic Methods

Masoume Bina; Abazar Pournajaf; Shiva Mirkalantari; Malihe Talebi; Gholamreza Irajian

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 199-205


  Background and Objective: The production of carbapenemases especially Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC) is the most important mechanism of enzymatic resistance in isolated Enterobacteriaceae such as K. pneumoniae. The purpose of this study was detected of the carbapenemase producer K. pneumoniae ...  Read More

214. Protective Effects of Hydrocortisone, Vitamin C and E Alone or in Combination against Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Rat

Omid Azari; Reza Kheirandish; Mohammad Farajli Abbasi; Shahin Ghahramani Gareh Chaman; Masoud Bidi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 272-280


  Background: Renal ischemia reperfusion injury may occur in a variety of clinical situations, following a transient drop in total or regional blood flow to the kidney. This study was performed to investigate the protective effects of different antioxidants such as vitamin C, vitamin E, hydrocortisone ...  Read More

215. Enzymatic Digestion Pattern of Varicella Zoster Virus ORF38 and ORF54 in Chickenpox Patients Using RFLP Technique

Hossein Keyvani; Fahimeh Safarnezhad Tameshkel; Mohammad Hadi Karbalaie Niya

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 35-40

  Background: Varicella zoster virus (VZV) causes chickenpox in children and zoster (zona) in the elderly. Using RFLP-PCR method for detection of VZV specific SNPs ORF38, 54 and 62 could  distinguish the profile of VZV isolates. The aim of this study was to investigate enzymatic digestion pattern ...  Read More

216. Designing and construction of a DNA vaccine encoding tb10.4 gene of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Samira Rashidian; Roghayeh Teimourpour; Zahra Meshkat

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 112-119

  Background: Tuberculosis (TB) remains as a major cause of death around the world. Construction of a new vaccine against tuberculosis is an effective way to control it. Several vaccines against this disease have been developed. The aim of the present study was to cloning of tb10.4 gene in pcDNA3.1+ plasmid ...  Read More

217. Polymorphism of IL-28B Gene (rs12979860) in HCV Genotype 1 Patients Treated by Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin

Fahimeh Safarnezhad Tameshkel; Mohmmad Hadi Karbalaie Niya; Masuodreza Sohrabi; Mahshid Panahi; Farhad Zamani; Farid Imanzade; Nasser Rakhshani

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 216-221

  Background: Nowadays, the immune response to hepatitis C (HCV) treatment has become a crucial issue mostly due to the interleukin 28B (IL-28B) polymorphism effects in chronic HCV patients. The aim of this study was to detect the polymorphism of IL-28B gene (rs12979860) in HCV genotype 1 patients treated ...  Read More

218. Enterobacterial Repetitive Intergenic Consensus Polymerase Chain Reaction (ERIC-PCR) Genotyping of Escherichia coli Strains Isolated from Different Animal Stool Specimens

Reza Ranjbar; Afsar Tabatabaee; Payam Behzadi; Rohollah Kheiri

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 25-34

  Background: Escherichia coli is a commensal-pathogenic organism, which includes a wide range of strains. Despite several advanced molecular-genomic technologies for detecting and identifying different strains of E. coli, Enterobacterial Repetitive Intergenic Consensus Polymerase Chain Reaction ...  Read More

Oral Pathology
219. Expression of Human Kallikreins 4, 8, 10, 11 and 13 in Pleomorphic Adenomas and Mucoepidermoid Carcinomas

Maryam Alsadat Hashemipour; Fatemeh Sadat Fatah; Mohammad Javad Ashraf; Mehrnaz Tahmasebi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 334-344

  Background: In cancers of prostate, breast, oropharynx, lung, hypopharynx and skin, human tissue kallikreins has been demonstrated as a main role in these problems. There are many research works in which some human tissue kallikreins are expressed in salivary glands. In the present study, the main goal ...  Read More

Oral Pathology
220. Odontogenic Fibroma of the Maxilla - An Atypical Presentation

Arpita Kabiraj; Anil Singh; Tanya Khaitan; Amrita Jaiswal

Volume 11, Issue 5 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 435-438

  Odontogenic fibroma (OF) is considered an unusual, benign mesenchymal neoplasm and one of the most little-understood lesions amongst all odontogenic neoplasms. The incidence rate of the tumor is from 0% to 5.5%. WHO classified them into intraosseous or central and extraosseous or peripheral variants. ...  Read More

221. Platelet Septic Transfusion Reactions in Patients With Hemato-Oncological Diseases

Farhad Razjou; Abolfazl Dabir Moghaddam; Gharib Karimi; Maryam Zadsar

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 112-118

  Background & Objective: Bacterial, contamination of blood components are a significant risk for transfusion reactions. Inherently, platelet concentrates (PCs) are vulnerable to bacterial contamination, due to the storage condition of processed PCs at room temperature, which provide very suitable ...  Read More

Biology & Genetic
222. Differentiating and Categorizing of Liposarcoma and Synovial Sarcoma Neoplasms by Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization

Farhad Shahi; Razieh Alishahi; Hossein Pashaiefar; Isa Jahanzad; Naser Kamalian; Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh; Marjan Yaghmaie

Volume 12, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 209-217

  Background & Objective: Soft tissue sarcomas (STS) constitute an uncommon and heterogeneous group of tumors of mesenchymal origin and various cytogenetic abnormalities ranging from distinct genomic rearrangements, such as chromosomal translocations and amplifications, to more intricate rearrangements ...  Read More

Oral Pathology
223. Association of Candida sp. with the Degrees of Dysplasia and Oral Cancer: A Study by Calcofluor White under Fluorescent Microscopy

Sandhya Tamgadge; Avinash Tamgadge; Aswathy Pillai; Mayura Chande; Siddharth Acharya; Narayan Kamat

Volume 12, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 348-355

  Background and objective:Candida albicans (C. albicans) play a significant role in oral mucosal carcinogenesis. It can be identified using various techniques in cytological smears. But, very few studies have been conducted on histopathological sections using calcofluor white M2R under fluorescent microscopy. ...  Read More

224. Micronucleus Assay in Exfoliated Buccal Epithelial Cells Using Liquid Based Cytology Preparations in Building Construction Workers

ARUL P; Shetty Smitha; Suresh Masilamani; Akshatha C

Volume 13, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 31-38


  Background and objective:Cytogenetic damage in exfoliated buccal epithelial cells due to environmental and occupational exposure is often monitored by micronucleus (MN) assay using liquid based cytology (LBC) preparations. This study was performed to evaluate MN in exfoliated buccal epithelial cells ...  Read More

225. Colonization of Pneumocystis jirovecii in Patients who Received and not Received Corticosteroids Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit: Airborne Transmission Approach

Behnam Mohammadi-Ghalehbin; Shahram Habibzadeh; Mohsen Arzanlou; Roghayeh Teimourpour; Saeideh Amani Ghayum

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 136-143


  Background & objective: Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is responsible for pulmonary infection in immunocompromised patients. This study aimed to investigating the frequency of Pneumocystis colonization in patients hospitalized in the intensive care unit (ICU) and evaluating the relationship between ...  Read More