Journals
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Nanotheranostics publishes innovative research and review articles that apply and develop nanomedicine strategies for advanced theranostics.

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Theranostics is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes innovative and original research papers reflecting the field of molecular imaging, molecular therapeutics, multifunctional nanoparticle platforms, image-guided therapy, and translational nanomedicine.

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International Journal of Biological Sciences is a general research journal with scope covering all areas of biology and biological sciences. Articles include original research papers, reviews or mini-reviews, and short research communications.

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Journal of Cancer publishes papers of high quality in all areas of cancer related fields, especially novel concepts, new methods, new regimens, new therapeutic agents, and alternative approaches for early detection and intervention of cancer.

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International Journal of Medical Sciences publishes papers of significance in areas of basic medical sciences and clinical research related to the studies of human diseases.

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Journal of Genomics publishes papers of high quality in all aspects of genomics, proteomics, gene research and development.

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Journal of Bone and Joint Infection (JBJI) is a peer-reviewed journal publishing papers of highest quality in all areas of bones and joints research.

Research Paper
Organ Biodistribution of Radiolabelled δγ T Cells Following Liposomal Alendronate Administration in Different Mice Tumour Models
Julie T-W. Wang, Naomi O. Hodgins, Wafa' T. Al-Jamal, John Maher, Jane K. Sosabowski, Khuloud T. Al-Jamal
Nanotheranostics 2020; 4(2): 71-82. doi:10.7150/ntno.32876
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Research Paper
Effects of molecular weight and structural conformation of multivalent-based elastin-like polypeptides on tumor accumulation and tissue biodistribution
Vijaya Sarangthem, Bo-Yeon Seo, Aena Yi, Young-Jin Lee, Sun-Ha Cheon, Sang Kyoon Kim, Thoudam Debraj Singh, Byung-Heon Lee, Rang-Woon Park
Nanotheranostics 2020; 4(2): 57-70. doi:10.7150/ntno.39804
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Research Paper
Phospholipid prodrug conjugates of insoluble chemotherapeutic agents for ultrasound targeted drug delivery
Mendi G. Márquez, Rachel Dotson, Sally Pias, Liliya V. Frolova, Michaelann S. Tartis
Nanotheranostics 2020; 4(1): 40-56. doi:10.7150/ntno.37738
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Research Paper
FGF2 engineered SPIONs attenuate tumor stroma and potentiate the effect of chemotherapy in 3D heterospheroidal model of pancreatic tumor
Deby Fajar Mardhian, Aggelos Vrynas, Gert Storm, Ruchi Bansal, Jai Prakash
Nanotheranostics 2020; 4(1): 26-39. doi:10.7150/ntno.38092
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Research Paper
Uptake and subcellular distribution of radiolabeled polymersomes for radiotherapy
Stefan J. Roobol, Thomas A. Hartjes, Johan A. Slotman, Robin M. de Kruijff, Guzman Torrelo, T.E. Abraham, Frank Bruchertseifer, Alfred Morgenstern, Roland Kanaar, Dik C. van Gent, Adriaan B. Houtsmuller, Antonia G. Denkova, Martin E. van Royen, Jeroen Essers
Nanotheranostics 2020; 4(1): 14-25. doi:10.7150/ntno.37080
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Short Research Paper
Draft genome sequence of Deinococcus sp. KR-1, a potential strain for palladium-leaching
Hironaga Akita, Yuya Itoiri, Akio Kumagai, Noriyo Takeda, Akinori Matsushika, Mamoru Oshiki, Zen-ichiro Kimura
J. Genomics 2020; 8: 21-24. doi:10.7150/jgen.42020
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Research Paper
Isolation and genomic analysis of 11-aminoundecanoic acid-degrading bacterium Pseudomonas sp. JG-B from nylon 11 enrichment culture
Jocelyn Gatz-Schrupp, Peter Deckard, Benjamin Hufford, Steven Ly, Peter Tupa, Hisako Masuda
J. Genomics 2020; 8: 16-20. doi:10.7150/jgen.42095
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Research Paper
Draft Genome Sequence of the Symbiotic Frankia sp. strain B2 isolated from root nodules of Casuarina cunninghamiana found in Algeria
Kathia Belaid, Erik Swanson, Alyssa Carré-Mlouka, Valérie Hocher, Sergio Svistoonoff, Djamel Gully, Stephen Simpson, Krystalynne Morris, W. Kelley Thomas, Said Amrani, Louis S. Tisa, Hassen Gherbi
J. Genomics 2020; 8: 11-15. doi:10.7150/jgen.38461
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Short Research Paper
Draft genome sequences of Salmonella Oslo isolated from seafood and its laboratory generated auxotrophic mutant
Kadeeja Jazeela, Anirban Chakraborty, Praveen Rai, Ballamoole Krishna Kumar, Shabarinath Srikumar, Scot van Nguyen, Daniel Hurley, Seamus Fanning, Indrani Karunasagar, Vijaya Kumar Deekshit
J. Genomics 2020; 8: 7-10. doi:10.7150/jgen.40059
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Research Paper
Genomic Characteristics of the Toxic Bloom-Forming Cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-102
Haruyo Yamaguchi, Shigekatsu Suzuki, Yasunori Osana, Masanobu Kawachi
J. Genomics 2020; 8: 1-6. doi:10.7150/jgen.40978
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Research Paper
Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles drive miR-485-5p inhibition in glioma stem cells by silencing Tie1 expression
Zhiguang Pan, Yongyi Huang, Haiyang Qian, Xiling Du, Wenxing Qin, Te Liu
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2020; 16(7): 1274-1287. doi:10.7150/ijbs.42887
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Research Paper
SASH1 promotes melanin synthesis and migration via suppression of TGF-β1 secretion in melanocytes resulting in pathologic hyperpigmentation
Hong Zhou Cui, Shu Ping Guo, Hong Xia He, Hui Na Guo, Yu Liang Zhang, Bin Quan Wang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2020; 16(7): 1264-1273. doi:10.7150/ijbs.38415
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Research Paper
EHMT2/G9a Inhibits Aortic Smooth Muscle Cell Death by Suppressing Autophagy Activation
Tai-Qiang Chen, Nan Hu, Bo Huo, Jackson Ferdinand Masau, Xin Yi, Xiao-Xuan Zhong, Yong-Jie Chen, Xian Guo, Xue-Hai Zhu, Xiang Wei, Ding-Sheng Jiang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2020; 16(7): 1252-1263. doi:10.7150/ijbs.38835
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Research Paper
Axl-148b chimeric aptamers inhibit breast cancer and melanoma progression
Lorena Quirico, Francesca Orso, Carla L. Esposito, Sofia Bertone, Roberto Coppo, Laura Conti, Silvia Catuogno, Federica Cavallo, Vittorio de Franciscis, Daniela Taverna
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2020; 16(7): 1238-1251. doi:10.7150/ijbs.39768
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Research Paper
Development and validation of a novel nomogram to predict overall survival in gastric cancer with lymph node metastasis
Minjie Mao, Ao Zhang, Yi He, Lin Zhang, Wen Liu, Yiling Song, Shuqi Chen, Guanmin Jiang, Xueping Wang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2020; 16(7): 1230-1237. doi:10.7150/ijbs.39161
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Research Paper
Confocal Raman Spectral Imaging Study of DAPT, a γ-secretase Inhibitor, Induced Physiological and Biochemical Reponses in Osteosarcoma Cells
Jie Li, Rui Wang, Jie Qin, Haishan Zeng, Kaige Wang, Qingli He, Difan Wang, Shuang Wang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(5): 577-590. doi:10.7150/ijms.43506
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Research Paper
Induction Chemotherapy Improved Long Term Outcomes in Stage IV Locoregional Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Yu-Wen Wang, Sheng-Yow Ho, Sung-Wei Lee, Chia-Chun Chen, Shieh Litsu, Wen-Tsung Huang, Ching-Chieh Yang, Chia-Hui Lin, Hsuan-Yu Chen, Li-Ching Lin
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(5): 568-576. doi:10.7150/ijms.42005
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Research Paper
PDLSCs Regulate Angiogenesis of Periodontal Ligaments via VEGF Transferred by Exosomes in Periodontitis
Zhang Zhang, Yi Shuai, Feng Zhou, Jikai Yin, Jiachen Hu, Songlin Guo, Yan Wang, Wenjia Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(5): 558-567. doi:10.7150/ijms.40918
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Research Paper
Differential Gene Expression between Limbal Niche Progenitors and Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Wei Wang, Shen Li, Lingjuan Xu, Menglin Jiang, Xinyu Li, Yuan Zhang, Sean Tighe, Yingting Zhu, Guigang Li
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(4): 549-557. doi:10.7150/ijms.40881
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Short Research Communication
Provoking factors for postpartum chronic hypertension in women with preceding gestational hypertension/preeclampsia: A longitudinal cohort study of 22,798 pregnancies
Kuo-Hu Chen, Li-Ru Chen
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(4): 543-548. doi:10.7150/ijms.39432
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Research Paper
Concurrent imaging of vascularization and metabolism in a mouse model of paraganglioma under anti-angiogenic treatment
Caterina Facchin, Mailyn Perez-Liva, Anikitos Garofalakis, Thomas Viel, Anais Certain, Daniel Balvay, Thulaciga Yoganathan, Justine Woszczyk, Kelly De Sousa, Joevin Sourdon, Jean Provost, Mickael Tanter, Charlotte Lussey-Lepoutre, Judith Favier, Bertrand Tavitian
Theranostics 2020; 10(8): 3518-3532. doi:10.7150/thno.40687
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Review
Circular RNA-protein interactions: functions, mechanisms, and identification
Anqing Huang, Haoxiao Zheng, Zhiye Wu, Minsheng Chen, Yuli Huang
Theranostics 2020; 10(8): 3503-3517. doi:10.7150/thno.42174
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Research Paper
Metabolic remodeling by TIGAR overexpression is a therapeutic target in esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma
Jiahui Chu, Xiangjie Niu, Jiang Chang, Mingming Shao, Linna Peng, Yiyi Xi, Ai Lin, Chengcheng Wang, Qionghua Cui, Yingying Luo, Wenyi Fan, Yamei Chen, Yanxia Sun, Wenjia Guo, Wen Tan, Dongxin Lin, Chen Wu
Theranostics 2020; 10(8): 3488-3502. doi:10.7150/thno.41427
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Research Paper
Tumor cell-derived exosomes home to their cells of origin and can be used as Trojan horses to deliver cancer drugs
Li Qiao, Shiqi Hu, Ke Huang, Teng Su, Zhenhua Li, Adam Vandergriff, Jhon Cores, Phuong-Uyen Dinh, Tyler Allen, Deliang Shen, Hongxia Liang, Yongjun Li, Ke Cheng
Theranostics 2020; 10(8): 3474-3487. doi:10.7150/thno.39434
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Research Paper
A hypermethylation strategy utilized by enhancer-bound CARM1 to promote estrogen receptor α-dependent transcriptional activation and breast carcinogenesis
Bing-ling Peng, Wen-juan Li, Jian-cheng Ding, Yao-hui He, Ting Ran, Bing-lan Xie, Zi-rui Wang, Hai-feng Shen, Rong-quan Xiao, Wei-wei Gao, Tian-yi Ye, Xiang Gao, Wen Liu
Theranostics 2020; 10(8): 3451-3473. doi:10.7150/thno.39241
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Research Paper
Upregulation of LncRNA PVT1 Facilitates Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Cell Progression and Glycolysis by Regulating MiR-519d-3p and HIF-1A
Junwei Sun, Pingping Zhang, Yin Tao, Feng Zhang, Weixing Wang
J. Cancer 2020; 11(9): 2572-2579. doi:10.7150/jca.37959
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Research Paper
Function of BMP4 in the Formation of Vasculogenic Mimicry in Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Xiao Li, Baocun Sun, Xiulan Zhao, Jindan An, Yanhui Zhang, Qiang Gu, Nan Zhao, Yong Wang, Fang Liu
J. Cancer 2020; 11(9): 2560-2571. doi:10.7150/jca.40558
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Research Paper
Inhibition of the PI3K-AKT-mTOR pathway suppresses the adipocyte-mediated proliferation and migration of breast cancer cells
Jae-Yeo Park, Shi-Eun Kang, Kwang Seok Ahn, Jae-Young Um, Woong Mo Yang, Miyong Yun, Seok-Geun Lee
J. Cancer 2020; 11(9): 2552-2559. doi:10.7150/jca.37975
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Review
Application of metabolomics in the diagnosis of breast cancer: a systematic review
Liqing Yang, Ying Wang, Haishan Cai, Shuang Wang, Yueping Shen, Chaofu Ke
J. Cancer 2020; 11(9): 2540-2551. doi:10.7150/jca.37604
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Research Paper
miR-23a-3p/SIX1 regulates glucose uptake and proliferation through GLUT3 in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas
Hongming Wang, Weishuang Xue, Wunyu Ouyang, Xiaoze Jiang, Xuejun Jiang
J. Cancer 2020; 11(9): 2529-2539. doi:10.7150/jca.30995
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