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.

Letter
Pentraxin 3: a powerful orchestrator in urinary tract infection
Cheng Qiu, Tianyi Liu, Dan Luo, Zhaoxiang Xie
Nanotheranostics 2021; 5(4): 445-447. doi:10.7150/ntno.60901
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Research Paper
Tracking adoptive T cell immunotherapy using magnetic particle imaging
Angelie Rivera-Rodriguez, Lan B. Hoang-Minh, Andreina Chiu-Lam, Nicole Sarna, Leyda Marrero-Morales, Duane A. Mitchell, Carlos M. Rinaldi-Ramos
Nanotheranostics 2021; 5(4): 431-444. doi:10.7150/ntno.55165
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Research Paper
Europium sulfide nanoprobes predict antiretroviral drug delivery into HIV-1 cell and tissue reservoirs
Jonathan Herskovitz, Mahmudul Hasan, Jatin Machhi, Insiya Mukadam, Brendan M. Ottemann, James R. Hilaire, Christopher Woldstad, JoEllyn McMillan, Yutong Liu, Javier Seravalli, Anandakumar Sarella, Howard E. Gendelman, Bhavesh D. Kevadiya
Nanotheranostics 2021; 5(4): 417-430. doi:10.7150/ntno.59568
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Research Paper
A Pegylated Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide PEG Complex to Boost Immunogenic and Therapeutic Effects in a Liver Cancer Model
Celia Arib, Hui Liu, Qiqian Liu, Anne-Marie Cieutat, Didier Paleni, Xiaowu Li, Jolanda Spadavecchia
Nanotheranostics 2021; 5(4): 405-416. doi:10.7150/ntno.59290
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Research Paper
Therapeutic Efficacy of Lactonic Sophorolipids: Nanoceria-Assisted Combination Therapy of NSCLC using HDAC and Hsp90 Inhibitors
Shuguftha Naz, Tuhina Banerjee, Filbert Totsingan, Kalee Woody, Richard A. Gross, Santimukul Santra
Nanotheranostics 2021; 5(4): 391-404. doi:10.7150/ntno.57675
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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
Isolation, draft genome sequencing and identification of Enterobacter roggenkampii CCI9
Hironaga Akita, Yuya Itoiri, Noriyo Takeda, Zen-ichiro Kimura, Hiroyuki Inoue, Akinori Matsushika
J. Genomics 2021; 9: 1-5. doi:10.7150/jgen.46294
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Research Paper
MicroRNA-135b/CAMK2D Axis Contribute to Malignant Progression of Gastric Cancer through EMT Process Remodeling
Longtao Huangfu, Qifei He, Jing Han, Jingyao Shi, Xiaomei Li, Xiaojing Cheng, Ting Guo, Hong Du, Wanhong Zhang, Xiangyu Gao, Fengming Luan, Xiaofang Xing, Jiafu Ji
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2021; 17(8): 1940-1952. doi:10.7150/ijbs.58062
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Research Paper
Downregulation of ACE2 expression by SARS-CoV-2 worsens the prognosis of KIRC and KIRP patients via metabolism and immunoregulation
Qian Tang, Yue Wang, Ling Ou, Jieling Li, Kai Zheng, Hui Zhan, Jiayu Gu, Guibao Zhou, Shouxia Xie, Jianping Zhang, Wei Huang, Shaoxiang Wang, Xiao Wang
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2021; 17(8): 1925-1939. doi:10.7150/ijbs.57802
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Research Paper
ESRRA promotes gastric cancer development by regulating the CDC25C/CDK1/CyclinB1 pathway via DSN1
Feng-Nan Li, Qin-Yi Zhang, Ou Li, Shi-Lei Liu, Zi-Yi Yang, Li-Jia Pan, Cheng Zhao, Wei Gong, Yi-Jun Shu, Ping Dong
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2021; 17(8): 1909-1924. doi:10.7150/ijbs.57623
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Research Paper
Specific Pyruvate Kinase M2 Inhibitor, Compound 3K, Induces Autophagic Cell Death through Disruption of the Glycolysis Pathway in Ovarian Cancer Cells
Jae Hyeon Park, Amit Kundu, Su Hyun Lee, ChunXue Jiang, Song Hee Lee, Ye Seul Kim, So Young Kyung, So Hyun Park, Hyung Sik Kim
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2021; 17(8): 1895-1908. doi:10.7150/ijbs.59855
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Research Paper
Protopanaxadiol improves endometriosis associated infertility and miscarriage in sex hormones receptors-dependent and independent manners
Zhen-Zhen Lai, Hui-Li Yang, Jia-Wei Shi, Hui-Hui Shen, Yan Wang, Kai-Kai Chang, Tao Zhang, Jiang-Feng Ye, Jian-Song Sun, Xue-Min Qiu, Ming-Qing Li
Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2021; 17(8): 1878-1894. doi:10.7150/ijbs.58657
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Research Paper
A novel Danshensu/tetramethylpyrazine protects against Myocardial Ischemia Reperfusion Injury in rats
Jinghao Wang, Kai Fan, Cong He, Qingyang Wang, Qianhui Zhang, Wei Huang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(13): 2716-2724. doi:10.7150/ijms.59411
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Research Paper
Dihydroartemisinin inhibits activation of the AIM2 inflammasome pathway and NF-κB/HIF-1α/VEGF pathway by inducing autophagy in A431 human cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma cells
Yajie Wang, Zhijia Li, Muzhou Teng, Junlin Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(13): 2705-2715. doi:10.7150/ijms.57167
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Research Paper
The early surgical period in robotic radical hysterectomy is related to the recurrence after surgery in stage IB cervical cancer
Jiheum Paek, Peter C. Lim
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(12): 2697-2704. doi:10.7150/ijms.59267
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Research Paper
Elevated plasma level of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) in patients with breast cancer
Ching-Ting Wei, I-Ting Tsai, Cheng-Ching Wu, Wei-Chin Hung, Chin-Feng Hsuan, Teng-Hung Yu, Chia-Chang Hsu, Jer-Yiing Houng, Fu-Mei Chung, Yau-Jiunn Lee, Yung-Chuan Lu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(12): 2689-2696. doi:10.7150/ijms.58789
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Review
Repurposing New Use for Old Drug Chloroquine against Metabolic Syndrome: A Review on Animal and Human Evidence
Sok Kuan Wong
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(12): 2673-2688. doi:10.7150/ijms.58147
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Research Paper
Local administration of liposomal-based Srpx2 gene therapy reverses pulmonary fibrosis by blockading fibroblast-to-myofibroblast transition
Qi Wang, Juan Liu, Yinan Hu, Ting Pan, Yongjian Xu, Jun Yu, Weining Xiong, Qing Zhou, Yi Wang
Theranostics 2021; 11(14): 7110-7125. doi:10.7150/thno.61085
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Research Paper
Genomic and transcriptional alterations in first-line chemotherapy exert a potentially unfavorable influence on subsequent immunotherapy in NSCLC
Yayi He, Linsong Chen, Lishu Zhao, Shiying Dang, Guifeng Liu, Shinji Sasada, Patrick C. Ma, Nico van Zandwijk, Rafael Rosell, Helmut H. Popper, Hao Wang, Minlin Jiang, Haoyue Guo, Xinyi Liu, Shifu Chen, Xiaoni Zhang, Mingyan Xu, Bo Zhu, Ming Liu, Caicun Zhou
Theranostics 2021; 11(14): 7092-7109. doi:10.7150/thno.58039
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Research Paper
An innovative NRF2 nano-modulator induces lung cancer ferroptosis and elicits an immunostimulatory tumor microenvironment
Chih-Hsiung Hsieh, Hung-Chia Hsieh, Fu-Shiuan Shih, Pei-Wen Wang, Li-Xing Yang, Dar-Bin Shieh, Yi-Ching Wang
Theranostics 2021; 11(14): 7072-7091. doi:10.7150/thno.57803
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Research Paper
Macrophage-mediated tumor homing of hyaluronic acid nanogels loaded with polypyrrole and anticancer drug for targeted combinational photothermo-chemotherapy
Tingting Xiao, Wei Hu, Yu Fan, Mingwu Shen, Xiangyang Shi
Theranostics 2021; 11(14): 7057-7071. doi:10.7150/thno.60427
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Research Paper
γ-Glutamyl transpeptidase-activatable near-infrared nanoassembly for tumor fluorescence imaging-guided photothermal therapy
Fangyuan Zhou, Shikui Yang, Chao Zhao, Wangwang Liu, Xufeng Yao, Hui Yu, Xiaolian Sun, Yi Liu
Theranostics 2021; 11(14): 7045-7056. doi:10.7150/thno.60586
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Research Paper
MicroRNA-1246 by Targeting AXIN2 and GSK-3β Overcomes Drug Resistance and Induces Apoptosis in Chemo-resistant Leukemia Cells
Bei Xie, Linjing Li, Zhewen Zhang, Lei Zhao, Juan Cheng, Cunmin Zhou, Jie Cheng, Jing Yan, Jing Chen, Juan Yi, Bei Wang, Suya Jin, Hulai Wei
J. Cancer 2021; 12(14): 4196-4208. doi:10.7150/jca.58522
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Research Paper
POSTN promotes proliferation and epithelial-mesenchymal transition in renal cell carcinoma through ILK/AKT/mTOR pathway
Yuan-yuan Jia, Yue Yu, Hong-jun Li
J. Cancer 2021; 12(14): 4183-4195. doi:10.7150/jca.51253
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Research Paper
Prognostic Value of the Albumin-to-γ-glutamyltransferase Ratio for Gallbladder Cancer Patients and Establishing a Nomogram for Overall Survival
Lejia Sun, Xindi Ke, Dongyue Wang, Huanhuan Yin, Bao Jin, Haifeng Xu, Shunda Du, Yiyao Xu, Haitao Zhao, Xin Lu, Xinting Sang, Shouxian Zhong, Huayu Yang, Yilei Mao
J. Cancer 2021; 12(14): 4172-4182. doi:10.7150/jca.49242
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Research Paper
An integrative microenvironment approach for laryngeal carcinoma: the role of immune/methylation/autophagy signatures on disease clinical prognosis and single-cell genotypes
Xueran Kang, Yisheng Chen, Bin Yi, Xiaojun Yan, Chenyan Jiang, Bin Chen, Lixing Lu, Yuxing Sun, Runjie Shi
J. Cancer 2021; 12(14): 4148-4171. doi:10.7150/jca.58076
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Research Paper
Prognostic Role of the Ubiquitin Proteasome System in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Bioinformatic Perspective
Hongda Guo, Yan Li, Yaxiao Liu, Lipeng Chen, Zhengdong Gao, Lekai Zhang, Nan Zhou, Hu Guo, Benkang Shi
J. Cancer 2021; 12(14): 4134-4147. doi:10.7150/jca.53760
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