Volume 59 (2013) No. 2

#Review Article

Transfer Factor: an Overlooked Potential for the Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases

(AIDS / cancer / candidiasis / cell-mediated immunity / flu / fungal / herpes / HIV / immunodeficiencies / infections / leishmaniasis / mycobacterial / parasitic / transfer factor / tuberculosis / vaccines / varicella / virus)

D. Viza1, H. H. Fudenberg2, A. Palareti3, D. Ablashi4, C. De Vinci5, G. Pizza5

1BioTransfer Research Foundation, Mitchellville, MD, USA

2NeuroImmunoTherapeutics Research Foundation, Imman, SC, USA

3DISI (Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering), University of Bologna, Italy

4HHV-6 Foundation, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

5S. Orsola-Malpighi, University Hospital, Bologna, Italy

Pages: 53 - 67 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Giancarlo Pizza, S. Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, Via P. Palagi, 0128 Bologna, Italy. Phone: (+39) 051 6362478; Fax: (+39) 051 6362476; e-mail: giancarlo.pizza@aosp.bo.it

Received October 22, 2012. Accepted October 29, 2012.

#Original Article

Anticancer Efficiency of Reovirus in Normoxia and Hypoxia

(oncolytic virus / reovirus / hypoxia / apoptosis / autophagy / glioblastoma / medulloblastoma)

K. Figová, J. Hraběta , T. Eckschlager

Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Charles University in Prague – Second Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic

Pages: 68 - 75 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Tomáš Eckschlager, Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Charles University in Prague - 2nd Faculty of Medicine, V Úvalu 84, 150 06 Prague 5, Czech Republic. Phone: (+420) 224 436 450; e-mail: tomas.eckschlager@lfmotol.cuni.cz

Received November 9, 1012. Accepted January 28, 2013.

#Original Article

ADAM10/17-Dependent Release of Soluble c-Met Correlates with Hepatocellular Damage

(c-Met / HGF / shedding / ADAM metalloproteinase / liver / cholangitis)

K. Chalupský1, I. Kanchev1, O. Žbodáková1, H. Buryová1, M. Jiroušková1, V. Kořínek2, M. Gregor1, R. Sedláček1

1Laboratory of Transgenic Models of Diseases, 2Laboratory of Cell and Developmental Biology, Institute of Molecular Genetics of the ASCR, v. v. i., Prague, Czech Republic

Pages: 76 - 86 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Radislav Sedláček, Laboratory of Transgenic Models of Diseases, Institute of Molecular Genetics of the ASCR, v. v. i., Vídeňská 1083, 142 20 Prague 4, Czech Republic. Phone: (+420) 24106 3137; Fax: (+420) 22431 0955; e-mail: radislav.sedlacek@img.as.cz.

Received February 7, 2013. Accepted February 15, 2013.

#Original Article

Promoter Methylation of GATA4, WIF1, NTRK1 and Other Selected Tumour Suppressor Genes in Ovarian Cancer

(MS-MLPA / DNA methylation / ovarian cancer / epigenetics)

M. Chmela řová1, E. Dvořáková2, J. Špaček2, J. Laco3, M. Mžik1, V. Palička1

1Institute for Clinical Biochemistry and Diagnostics, 2Department of Obstetrics and Gyneacology,3The Fingerland Department of Pathology, Charles University in Prague – Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové and University Hospital Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

Pages: 87 - 92 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Marcela Chmelařová, Institute for Clinical Biochemistry and Diagnostics, University Hospital Hradec Králové, Sokolská 581, 500 05 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. Phone: (+420) 49 5833 864; e-mail: ChmelarovaMarcela@seznam.cz

Received October 1, 2012. Accepted January 8, 2013.

#Original Article

Sequence Analysis of the Foot and Mouth Disease Virus Type O/IRN/2007 VP1 Gene from Iranian isolate

(foot and mouth disease virus / nucleotide sequence / VP1 gene / alignment / phylogenetic tree)

H. Soleimanjahi1, F. Motamedi Sedeh2, A. R. Jalilian2, H. Mahravani3

1Virology Department, Faculty of Medical Science, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

2Agricultural, Medical and Industrial Research School, Karaj, Iran

3Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, Karaj, Iran

 Pages: 93 - 98 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Hoorieh Soleimanjahi, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran. Phone: (+98) 218288 3561; Fax: (+98) 218288 3581; e-mail: soleim_h@modares.ac.ir

Received June 7, 2012. Accepted September 11, 2012.

 #Short Communication

Salivary Levels of TNF-α and IL-6 in Patients with Oral Premalignant and Malignant Lesions

(proinflammatory cytokines / premalignant / malignant lesions)

M. Jureti ć1, R. Cerovi ć1, M. Beluši ć-Gobi ć, I. Brekalo Pršo 2, L. Kqiku3, S. Špalj 4, S. Pezelj -Ribari ć5

 1Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, 2Department of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry, 4Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, 5Department of Oral Pathology and Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Medical Faculty, University of Rijeka, Clinical Hospital Centre Rijeka, Croatia

3Division of Preventive and Operative Dentistry, Endodontics, Pedodontics, and Minimally Invasive Dentistry, Department of Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery, Graz, Austria

Pages: 99 - 102 (PDF)

Corresponding author: Sonja Pezelj-Ribarić, Department of Oral Pathology and Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Medical Faculty, University of Rijeka, Braće Branchetta 20, Croatia. Phone: (+385) 51345645; fax (+385) 51345630; e-mail: sonja.pezelj.ribaric@medri.uniri.hr

Received March 2, 2012. Accepted April 24, 2012.