• Signal transduction in human pancreatic cancer: roles of transforming growth factor β, somatostatin receptors, and other signal intermediates
    Min Li1, 2, Lauren S. Becnel1, 3, Wei Li4, William E. Fisher2, Changyi Chen1 and Qizhi Yao1, 3, (1Molecular Surgeon Research Center, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77021, USA, 2Elkins Pancreas Center, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77021, USA, 3Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77021, USA, 4School of Chinese Medicine, Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan, 250014, China)
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  • Inflammation in periodontal tissues in response to mechanical forces
    Masaru Yamaguchi and Kazutaka Kasai, (Department of Orthodontics, Nihon University School of Dentistry at Matsudo, Japan)
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  • Surfactant proteins SP-A and SP-D in human health and disease
    Uday Kishore1, 2, Andrés López Bernal3, Mohammed F. Kamran4, Shweta Saxena5, Mamta Singh6, P. Usha Sarma6, Taruna Madan6 and Trinad Chakraborty2, (1Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DS, UK, 2Institute of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Justus-Liebig-University, D-35392 Giessen, Germany, 3Clinical Science at South Bristol (Obstetrics & Gynecology), Level D, St. Michael’s Hospital, Bristol BS2 8EG, UK, 4Department of Infectious Diseases, Imperial College London, London W12 0NN, UK, 5Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Center, Bhopal 462038, MP, India, 6Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Delhi University Campus, Delhi 11007, India)
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  • Toll-like receptor expression and function in airway epithelial cells
    Catherine M. Greene and Noel G. McElvaney, (Department of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)
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  • Human leukocyte antigens as psoriasis inheritance and susceptibility markers
    Aneta Szczerkowska-Dobosz, (Dermatology Department, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland)
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Original Articles

  • Mannose-binding lectin enhances the attachment and phagocytosis of mycobacteria in vitro
    Agnieszka Bonar , Magdalena Chmiela , Wiesława Rudnicka and Barbara Różalska, (Department of Immunology and Infectious Biology, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Łódź, Poland)
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  • Characterization of human hepatocytes isolated from non-transplantable livers
    Anna Łaba1, Alina Ostrowska2, Dariusz Patrzałek3, Leszek Paradowski4 and Andrzej Lange1, 5, (1Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław, Poland, 2Tissue Transformation Technologies, Inc., Edison, NJ, USA, 3Department of Vascular Surgery, Medical Academy, Wrocław, Poland, 4Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Academy, Wrocław, Poland, 5Lower Silesian Center for Cellular Transplantation with the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry, Wrocław, Poland)
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  • Correlation of osteoprotegerin and sRANKL concentrations in serum and bone marrow of multiple myeloma patients
    Maria Kraj, Katarzyna Owczarska, Urszula Sokołowska, Piotr Centkowski, Ryszard Pogłód and Barbara Kruk, (Department of Hematology, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland)
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