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.

Research Paper
Metal-Organic Frameworks for Bioimaging: Strategies and Challenges
Yanfei Liu, Ting Jiang, Zhenbao Liu
Nanotheranostics 2022; 6(2): 143-160. doi:10.7150/ntno.63458
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Research Paper
Dendrimer-2PMPA selectively blocks upregulated microglial GCPII activity and improves cognition in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis
Kristen R. Hollinger, Anjali Sharma, Carolyn Tallon, Lyndah Lovell, Ajit G. Thomas, Xiaolei Zhu, Robyn Wiseman, Ying Wu, Siva P. Kambhampati, Kevin Liaw, Rishi Sharma, Camilo Rojas, Rana Rais, Sujatha Kannan, Rangaramanujam M. Kannan, Barbara S. Slusher
Nanotheranostics 2022; 6(2): 126-142. doi:10.7150/ntno.63158
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In Memory
The brightest stars - a tribute to Moritz Kircher
Chrysafis Andreou
Nanotheranostics 2022; 6(1): 121-122. doi:10.7150/ntno.63531
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In Memory
In memory of Michael R. Detty, PhD
David Watson, Stefan Harmsen
Nanotheranostics 2022; 6(1): 118-120. doi:10.7150/ntno.63716
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Review
Radiotheranostics - Precision Medicine in Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Heying Duan, Andrei Iagaru, Carina Mari Aparici
Nanotheranostics 2022; 6(1): 103-117. doi:10.7150/ntno.64141
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Research Paper
Genetic Diversity of Clinical Bordetella Pertussis ST2 Strains in comparison with Vaccine Reference Strains of India
Naresh Chand Sharma, Shalini Anandan, Naveen Kumar Devanga Ragupathi, Dhiviya Prabaa Muthuirulandi Sethuvel, Karthick Vasudevan, Dhirendra Kumar, Sushil Kumar Gupta, Lucky Sangal, Balaji Veeraraghavan
J. Genomics 2021; 9: 38-42. doi:10.7150/jgen.58823
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Research Paper
Analysis of Genome Sequences of Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci Isolates from South Africa and Nigeria Highlighted Environmentally Driven Heterogeneity
Tawanda Elias Maguvu, Adegboyega Oyedele Oladipo, Cornelius Carlos Bezuidenhout
J. Genomics 2021; 9: 26-37. doi:10.7150/jgen.53019
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Research Paper
Draft genome sequences of three filamentous cyanobacteria isolated from brackish habitats
Joanne Sarah Boden, Michele Grego, Henk Bolhuis, Patricia Sánchez-Baracaldo
J. Genomics 2021; 9: 20-25. doi:10.7150/jgen.53678
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Review
The Genetic Background of Central Serous Chorioretinopathy: A Review on Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Genes
Konstantinos Giannopoulos, Maria Gazouli, Klio Chatzistefanou, Anthi Bakouli, Marilita M Moschos
J. Genomics 2021; 9: 10-19. doi:10.7150/jgen.55545
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Research Paper
Draft Genome Sequence of Enterobacter sp. AS-1, a Potential Eurytrophic Recombination Host
Yuki Iwasaki, Yuya Itoiri, Sota Ihara, Hironaga Akita, Mamoru Oshiki, Zen-ichiro Kimura
J. Genomics 2021; 9: 6-9. doi:10.7150/jgen.53040
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Research Paper
ADAM9 functions as a transcriptional regulator to drive angiogenesis in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Yu-Sen Lin, Ting-Ting Kuo, Chia-Chien Lo, Wei-Chung Cheng, Wei-Chao Chang, Guan-Chin Tseng, Shih-Ting Bai, Yu-Kai Huang, Chih-Ying Hsieh, Han-Shui Hsu, Yi-Fan Jiang, Chen-Yuan Lin, Liang-Chuan Lai, Xing-Guo Li, Yuh-Pyng Sher
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2021; 17(14): 3898-3910. doi:10.7150/ijbs.65488
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Research Paper
The intraviral protein-protein interaction of SARS-CoV-2 reveals the key role of N protein in virus-like particle assembly
Minghai Chen, Chuang Yan, Fujun Qin, Luping Zheng, Xian-En Zhang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2021; 17(14): 3889-3897. doi:10.7150/ijbs.64977
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Research Paper
Up-regulation of MELK by E2F1 promotes the proliferation in cervical cancer cells
Hongzhi Sun, Hongmei Ma, Hao Zhang, Minjun Ji
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2021; 17(14): 3875-3888. doi:10.7150/ijbs.62517
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Research Paper
FGF7-induced E11 facilitates cell-cell communication through connexin43
Xiaoyu Liu, Mingru Bai, Yimin Sun, Xuchen Hu, Chenglin Wang, Jing Xie, Ling Ye
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2021; 17(14): 3862-3874. doi:10.7150/ijbs.65240
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Development of mesothelin-specific CAR NK-92 cells for the treatment of gastric cancer
Bihui Cao, Manting Liu, Jingjun Huang, Jingwen Zhou, Junping Li, Hui Lian, Wensou Huang, Yongjian Guo, Shuo Yang, Liteng Lin, Mingyue Cai, Cheng Zhi, Jingqiang Wu, Licong Liang, Yuling Hu, Hong Hu, Jinping He, Baoxia Liang, Qi Zhao, Kangshun Zhu
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2021; 17(14): 3850-3861. doi:10.7150/ijbs.64630
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Research Paper
miR-23b mediates TNF-α-Inhibited Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Periodontal Ligament Stem Cells by Targeting Runx2
Xuefei Sun, Mingwei Li, Jinghao Ban, Zhidan Li
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3674-3683. doi:10.7150/ijms.64312
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Research Paper
Self-emulsified annatto tocotrienol improves bone histomorphometric parameters in a rat model of oestrogen deficiency through suppression of skeletal sclerostin level and RANKL/OPG ratio
Nur-Vaizura Mohamad, Soelaiman Ima-Nirwana, Kok-Yong Chin
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3665-3673. doi:10.7150/ijms.64045
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Research Paper
Elimination of Ox-LDL through the liver inhibits advanced atherosclerotic plaque progression
Zhiwen Wang, Xiaopeng Guo, Qing Zhang, Gaohui Du, Zhuanglin Zeng, Chuansheng Zheng, Yumiao Wei
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3652-3664. doi:10.7150/ijms.63065
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Review
The Peripheral Immune System and Traumatic Brain Injury: Insight into the role of T-helper cells
Wangxiao Bao, Yajun Lin, Zuobing Chen
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3644-3651. doi:10.7150/ijms.46834
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Research Paper
Integrated Analysis of Expression and Prognostic Values of Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase short-chain in Colorectal Cancer
Qi Wu, Tao Yan, Yijiao Chen, Jiang Chang, Yudong Jiang, Dexiang Zhu, Ye Wei
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3631-3643. doi:10.7150/ijms.63953
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Review
Metformin in cardiovascular diabetology: a focused review of its impact on endothelial function
Yu Ding, Yongwen Zhou, Ping Ling, Xiaojun Feng, Sihui Luo, Xueying Zheng, Peter J. Little, Suowen Xu, Jianping Weng
Theranostics 2021; 11(19): 9376-9396. doi:10.7150/thno.64706
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Research Paper
IRGM/Irgm1 facilitates macrophage apoptosis through ROS generation and MAPK signal transduction: Irgm1+/- mice display increases atherosclerotic plaque stability
Shaohong Fang, Song Sun, Hengxuan Cai, Xiaoyi Zou, Shanjie Wang, Xinran Hao, Xin Wan, Jiangtian Tian, Zhaoying Li, Zhongze He, Wei Huang, Chenchen Liang, Zhenming Zhang, Liming Yang, Jinwei Tian, Bo Yu, Bo Sun
Theranostics 2021; 11(19): 9358-9375. doi:10.7150/thno.62797
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Research Paper
Neuromedin B receptor stimulation of Cav3.2 T-type Ca2+ channels in primary sensory neurons mediates peripheral pain hypersensitivity
Yuan Zhang, Zhiyuan Qian, Dongsheng Jiang, Yufang Sun, Shangshang Gao, Xinghong Jiang, Hua Wang, Jin Tao
Theranostics 2021; 11(19): 9342-9357. doi:10.7150/thno.62255
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Research Paper
Pyruvate kinase M2 regulates fibrosis development and progression by controlling glycine auxotrophy in myofibroblasts
Ganesh Satyanarayana, Ravi Chakra Turaga, Malvika Sharma, Siming Wang, Falguni Mishra, Guangda Peng, Xiaonan Deng, Jenny Yang, Zhi-Ren Liu
Theranostics 2021; 11(19): 9331-9341. doi:10.7150/thno.60385
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Research Paper
Therapeutic potential of garlic chive-derived vesicle-like nanoparticles in NLRP3 inflammasome-mediated inflammatory diseases
Baolong Liu, Xingzhi Li, Han Yu, Xuan Shi, You Zhou, Sophie Alvarez, Michael J. Naldrett, Stephen D. Kachman, Seung-Hyun Ro, Xinghui Sun, Soonkyu Chung, Lili Jing, Jiujiu Yu
Theranostics 2021; 11(19): 9311-9330. doi:10.7150/thno.60265
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Research Paper
CD161, a promising Immune Checkpoint, correlates with Patient Prognosis: A Pan-cancer Analysis
Wenrui Ye, Cong Luo, Chenglong Li, Zhixiong Liu, Fangkun Liu
J. Cancer 2021; 12(21): 6588-6599. doi:10.7150/jca.63236
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Research Paper
Bai-He-Gu-Jin-Tang formula suppresses lung cancer via AKT/GSK3β/β-catenin and induces autophagy via the AMPK/mTORC1/ULK1 signaling pathway
Quhui Wu, Da Li, Taoli Sun, Jian Liu, Huiping Ou, Lei Zheng, Xuyang Hou, Wenqun Li, Fuyuan Fan
J. Cancer 2021; 12(21): 6576-6587. doi:10.7150/jca.62779
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Research Paper
Quantitative proteomic analysis reveals sophisticated metabolic alteration and identifies FMNL1 as a prognostic marker in clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Gui Ma, Zirui Wang, junyao Liu, Shengjun Fu, Lili Zhang, Duo Zheng, Panfeng Shang, Zhongjin Yue
J. Cancer 2021; 12(21): 6563-6575. doi:10.7150/jca.62309
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Research Paper
The E3 Ubiquitin Ligase HOIP inhibits Cancer Cell Apoptosis via modulating PTEN stability
Zhiguo Niu, Xin Li, Shuxiao Dong, Jianhui Gao, Qingsong Huang, Huijie Yang, Hui Qian, Shu Zhuo, Ting Zhuang, Jian Zhu, Yinlu Ding, Wenrong Xu
J. Cancer 2021; 12(21): 6553-6562. doi:10.7150/jca.61996
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Research Paper
P68 RNA Helicase facilitates Breast Cancer progression by promoting Proliferation and Migration via PDGFR-β/AR axis
Neha Panchbhai, Chakra R. Turaga, Malvika Sharma, Ganesh Satyanarayana, Zhi-Ren Liu
J. Cancer 2021; 12(21): 6543-6552. doi:10.7150/jca.61505
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