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
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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Research Paper
Thermo-responsive Fluorescent Nanoparticles for Multimodal Imaging and Treatment of Cancers
Nikhil Pandey, Jyothi U. Menon, Masaya Takahashi, Jer-Tsong Hsieh, Jian Yang, Kytai T. Nguyen, Aniket S. Wadajkar
Nanotheranostics 2020; 4(1): 1-13. doi:10.7150/ntno.39810
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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
Genomic characterization of a pectinolytic isolate of Serratia oryzae isolated from lake water
Nicole Hugouvieux-Cotte-Pattat, Cécile Jacot-des-Combes, Jérôme Briolay
J. Genomics 2019; 7: 64-72. doi:10.7150/jgen.38365
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Short Research Paper
Whole Genome Sequence of Marinobacter salarius Strain SMR5, Shown to Promote Growth in its Diatom Host
Mats Töpel, Matthew I.M. Pinder, Oskar N. Johansson, Olga Kourtchenko, Anna Godhe, Adrian K. Clarke
J. Genomics 2019; 7: 60-63. doi:10.7150/jgen.39039
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Research Paper
Ranitidine and finasteride inhibit the synthesis and release of trimethylamine N-oxide and mitigates its cardiovascular and renal damage through modulating gut microbiota
Junfeng Liu, Lingyun Lai, Jiajia Lin, Jiajia Zheng, Xiaoli Nie, Xiaoye Zhu, Jun Xue, Te Liu
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2020; 16(5): 790-802. doi:10.7150/ijbs.40934
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Research Paper
Radiosensitization of Clioquinol Combined with Zinc in the Nasopharyngeal Cancer Stem-like Cells by Inhibiting Autophagy in Vitro and in Vivo
Yuan Ke, Chaoyan Wu, Yifei Zeng, Mengge Chen, Yonghong Li, Conghua Xie, Yunfeng Zhou, Yahua Zhong, Haijun Yu
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2020; 16(5): 777-789. doi:10.7150/ijbs.40305
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Research Paper
Syndecan-4 is a Novel Therapeutic Target for Intervertebral Disc Degeneration via Suppressing JNK/p53 Pathway
Jun Ge, Xiaoqiang Cheng, Chenxi Yuan, Jiale Qian, Chunshen Wu, Cheng Cao, Huilin Yang, Feng Zhou, Jun Zou
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2020; 16(5): 766-776. doi:10.7150/ijbs.40189
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Research Paper
Hepatoprotective Effect of Citrus aurantium L. Against APAP-induced Liver Injury by Regulating Liver Lipid Metabolism and Apoptosis
Yisong Shu, Dan He, Wen Li, Menglei Wang, Siyu Zhao, Linlin Liu, Zhiwen Cao, Rui Liu, Yujuan Huang, Hui Li, Xueqing Yang, Cheng Lu, Yuanyan Liu
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2020; 16(5): 752-765. doi:10.7150/ijbs.40612
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Research Paper
TASP1 Promotes Gallbladder Cancer Cell Proliferation and Metastasis by Up-regulating FAM49B via PI3K/AKT Pathway
Yijian Zhang, Pengcheng Du, Yang Li, Qin Zhu, Xiaoling Song, Shibo Liu, Jiaqi Hao, Liguo Liu, Fatao Liu, Yunping Hu, Lin Jiang, Qiang Ma, Wei Lu, Yingbin Liu
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2020; 16(5): 739-751. doi:10.7150/ijbs.40516
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Research Paper
Upregulation of Enzymes involved in ISGylation and Ubiquitination in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
Hoang Van Tong, Nghiem Xuan Hoan, Mai Thanh Binh, Dao Thanh Quyen, Christian G. Meyer, Dinh Thi Thu Hang, Dinh Thi Dieu Hang, Ho Anh Son, Hoang Van Luong, Nghiem Duc Thuan, Nguyen Truong Giang, Do Quyet, Mai Hong Bang, Le Huu Song, Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan, Nguyen Linh Toan
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(3): 347-353. doi:10.7150/ijms.39823
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Research Paper
Aqueous Ocimum gratissimum extract induces cell apoptosis in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells
Chen-Cheng Huang, Jin-Ming Hwang, Jen-Hsiang Tsai, Jing Huei Chen, Ho Lin, Geng-Jhih Lin, Hsin-Ling Yang, Jer-Yuh Liu, Chiou-Ying Yang, Je-Chiuan Ye
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(3): 338-346. doi:10.7150/ijms.39436
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Review
Procalcitonin: A promising tool or just another overhyped test?
Robin Paudel, Prerna Dogra, Ashley A Montgomery-Yates, Angel Coz Yataco
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(3): 332-337. doi:10.7150/ijms.39367
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Research Paper
Difference of genomic copy numbers alterations between hairy cell leukemia-variant and classical hairy cell leukemia: a pilot retrospective study in Chinese
Rui Zhang, Yongli Wu, Xianfu Wang, Xianglan Lu, Yan Li, Shibo Li, Xiaojing Yan
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(3): 325-331. doi:10.7150/ijms.39307
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Research Paper
Humanin gene expression in fibroblast of Down syndrome subjects
Michele Salemi, Federico Ridolfo, Maria Grazia Salluzzo, Rossella Cannarrella, Mariaconcetta Giambirtone, Salvatore Caniglia, Cataldo Tirolo, Raffaele Ferri, Corrado Romano
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(3): 320-324. doi:10.7150/ijms.39145
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Erratum
Dual target gene therapy to EML4-ALK NSCLC by a gold nanoshell-based system: Erratum
Siwen Li, Yuxi Liu, Yalan Rui, Liping Tang, Samuel Achilefu, Yueqing Gu
Theranostics 2020; 10(5): 2402-2404. doi:10.7150/thno.43075
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Erratum
Enhanced Blood Suspensibility and Laser-Activated Tumor-specific Drug Release of Theranostic Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles by Functionalizing with Erythrocyte Membranes: Erratum
Jinghan Su, Huiping Sun, Qingshuo Meng, Pengcheng Zhang, Qi Yin, Yaping Li
Theranostics 2020; 10(5): 2401. doi:10.7150/thno.42848
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Erratum
pH-Sensitive Nano-Complexes Overcome Drug Resistance and Inhibit Metastasis of Breast Cancer by Silencing Akt Expression: Erratum
Jieying Yin, Tianqun Lang, Dongmei Cun, Zhong Zheng, Yan Huang, Qi Yin, Haijun Yu, Yaping Li
Theranostics 2020; 10(5): 2399-2400. doi:10.7150/thno.42847
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Research Paper
Cooperation therapy between anti-growth by photodynamic-AIEgens and anti-metastasis by small molecule inhibitors in ovarian cancer
Jun Dai, Min Xu, Quan Wang, Juliang Yang, Jinjin Zhang, Pengfei Cui, Wenwen Wang, Xiaoding Lou, Fan Xia, Shixuan Wang
Theranostics 2020; 10(5): 2385-2398. doi:10.7150/thno.41708
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Review
Refining Cancer Management Using Integrated Liquid Biopsy
Juhui Qiu, Jianxiong Xu, Kang Zhang, Wei Gu, Liming Nie, Guixue Wang, Yang Luo
Theranostics 2020; 10(5): 2374-2384. doi:10.7150/thno.40677
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Research Paper
Pulmonary Tuberculosis is Associated with Elevated Risk of Lung cancer in Korea: The Nationwide Cohort Study
Chang-Mo Oh, Yun-Ho Roh, Dohee Lim, Hyun-Joo Kong, Hyunsoon Cho, Bin Hwangbo, Young-Joo Won, Kyu-Won Jung, Kyungwon Oh
J. Cancer 2020; 11(7): 1899-1906. doi:10.7150/jca.37022
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Research Paper
Compound Kushen injection combined with platinum-based chemotherapy for stage III/IV non-small cell lung cancer: A meta-analysis of 37 RCTs following the PRISMA guidelines
Hongwei Chen, Xiaojun Yao, Ting Li, Christopher Wai-Kei Lam, Ruonan Zhang, Huixia Zhang, Jue Wang, Wei Zhang, Elaine Lai-Han Leung, Qibiao Wu
J. Cancer 2020; 11(7): 1883-1898. doi:10.7150/jca.40267
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Research Paper
Novel candidate biomarkers of origin recognition complex 1, 5 and 6 for survival surveillance in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
Xiang-Kun Wang, Qiao-Qi Wang, Jian-Lu Huang, Lin-Bo Zhang, Xin Zhou, Jun-Qi Liu, Zi-Jun Chen, Xi-Wen Liao, Rui Huang, Cheng-Kun Yang, Guang-Zhi Zhu, Chuang-Ye Han, Xin-Ping Ye, Tao Peng
J. Cancer 2020; 11(7): 1869-1882. doi:10.7150/jca.39163
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Research Paper
Activated STAT3 Could Reduce Survival in Patients with Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma by Up-regulating VEGF and Cyclin D1 Expression
Nan Zhang, Min Zhang, Zhou Wang, Wei Gao, Zhi-Gang Sun
J. Cancer 2020; 11(7): 1859-1868. doi:10.7150/jca.38798
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Research Paper
DEAD-box RNA Helicase 39 Promotes Invasiveness and Chemoresistance of ER-positive Breast Cancer
Xiudi Wang, Peipei Li, Chenying Wang, Dagui Zhang, Linghui Zeng, Xiyong Liu, Jiajin Lin
J. Cancer 2020; 11(7): 1846-1858. doi:10.7150/jca.37247
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