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  1. Content type: Research article

    Cardiac stem cells (CSCs) exhibit age-dependent characteristics. Cited2 has been implicated in the regulation of heart development; however, there is little known about how Cited2 affects CSC aging.

    Authors: Qiong Wu, Qin Liu, Jinxi Zhan, Qian Wang, Daxiu Zhang, Shuangli He, Shiming Pu and Zuping Zhou

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:25

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  2. Content type: Publisher Correction

    During production of the original article [1], there was a technical error that resulted in author corrections not being rendered in the PDF version of the article.

    Authors: Gera A. Pavlova, Alyona V. Razuvaeva, Julia V. Popova, Evgeniya N. Andreyeva, Lyubov A. Yarinich, Mikhail O. Lebedev, Claudia Pellacani, Silvia Bonaccorsi, Maria Patrizia Somma, Maurizio Gatti and Alexey V. Pindyurin

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:24

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    The original article was published in BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:7

  3. Content type: Research article

    Protein tyrosine phosphatase PTPN13, also known as PTP-BL in mice, is a large multi-domain non-transmembrane scaffolding protein with a molecular mass of 270 kDa. It is involved in the regulation of several ce...

    Authors: Markus Dicks, Gerd Kock, Bastian Kohl, Xueyin Zhong, Stefanie Pütz, Rolf Heumann, Kai S. Erdmann and Raphael Stoll

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:23

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Wntless (Wls) is a protein that regulates secretion of Wnt signaling molecules from Wnt-producing cells. Wnt signaling is known to be critical for several developmental and homeostatic processes. However, Wnt-...

    Authors: Jessica Petko, Mathura Thileepan, Molly Sargen, Victor Canfield and Robert Levenson

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:22

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  5. Content type: Research article

    To-date, no claim regarding finding a consensus sequon for O-glycosylation has been made. Thus, predicting the likelihood of O-glycosylation with sequence and structural information using classical regression ana...

    Authors: Rajaram Gana and Sona Vasudevan

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:21

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Classic dendritic cells (cDCs) play a central role in the immune system by processing and presenting antigens to activate T cells, and consist of two major subsets: CD141+ cDC (cDC1) and CD1c+ cDC (cDC2). A popul...

    Authors: Wenji Ma, Jaeyop Lee, Daniel Backenroth, Yu Jerry Zhou, Erin Bush, Peter Sims, Kang Liu and Yufeng Shen

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:20

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  7. Content type: Research article

    CG4552/tbc1 was identified as a downstream target of Fork head (Fkh), the single Drosophila member of the FoxA family of transcription factors and a major player in salivary gland formation and homeostasis. Tbc1 ...

    Authors: Dorothy M. Johnson and Deborah J. Andrew

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:19

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  8. Content type: Database

    The manual classification of protein domains is approaching its 20th anniversary. ECOD is our mixed manual-automatic domain classification. Over time, the types of proteins which require manual curation has ch...

    Authors: R. Dustin Schaeffer, Lisa Kinch, Kirill E. Medvedev, Jimin Pei, Hua Cheng and Nick Grishin

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:18

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The forkhead transcription factor (FOXL2) plays a crucial role in blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES), sex determination, ovary growth and development, and cell cycle regulation. Emergi...

    Authors: Yangyang Han, Jun Wu, Weiwei Yang, Di Wang, Tianliang Zhang and Min Cheng

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:17

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Colon cancer affects 1.23 million people worldwide and is the third most common malignant disease in men and the second in women. The only curative treatment is surgical resection, but a significant number of ...

    Authors: D. Yonar, A. Kılıç Süloğlu, G. Selmanoğlu and M. M. Sünnetçioğlu

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:16

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  11. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the effects of serum amyloid A1 (SAA1) on lipopolysaccharide (LPS) -induced inflammation in vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs). SAA1 expression was detected in LPS induced VSMCs at different c...

    Authors: Mei-Hong Yu, Xi Li, Qian Li, Shi-Jing Mo, Yin Ni, Fang Han, Yi-Bin Wang and Yue-Xing Tu

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:15

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy occurs along with pathological phenomena such as cardiac hypertrophy, myocardial fibrosis and cardiomyocyte activity. However, few of the specific molecular mechanisms underlying th...

    Authors: Xin Liu, Lin Lin, Qing Li, Yajuan Ni, Chaoying Zhang, Shuguang Qin and Jin Wei

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:14

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Cesium-137 (137Cs) is one of the major and most clinically relevant radionuclides of concern in a radiological dispersal device, “dirty bomb” scenario as well as in nuclear accidents and detonations. In this expo...

    Authors: Helen C. Turner, Younghyun Lee, Waylon Weber, Dunstana Melo, Aimee Kowell, Shanaz A. Ghandhi, Sally A. Amundson, David J. Brenner and Igor Shuryak

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:13

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  14. Content type: Research article

    MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are increasingly being identified as modulatory molecules for physiological and pathological processes in muscle. Here, we investigated whether miRNAs influenced the expression of the stress...

    Authors: Bilal A. Mir, Rabia Islam, Ming Kalanon, Aaron P. Russell and Victoria C. Foletta

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:12

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Nuclear lamins are type V intermediate filament proteins that maintain nuclear structure and function. Furthermore, Emerin - an interactor of Lamin A/C, facilitates crosstalk between the cytoskeleton and the n...

    Authors: Devika Ranade, Roopali Pradhan, Muhunden Jayakrishnan, Sushmitha Hegde and Kundan Sengupta

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:11

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) is a major cancer drug target that is involved in numerous aspects of tumor progression and survival. While multiple research groups have developed ATP-competitive small molecule in...

    Authors: Timothy Marlowe, Alexey Dementiev, Sheila Figel, Andrew Rivera, Michael Flavin and William Cance

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:10

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  17. Content type: Research

    The calmodulin-regulated spectrin-associated proteins (CAMSAPs) belong to a conserved protein family, which includes members that bind the polymerizing mcrotubule (MT) minus ends and remain associated with the...

    Authors: Gera A. Pavlova, Alyona V. Razuvaeva, Julia V. Popova, Evgeniya N. Andreyeva, Lyubov A. Yarinich, Mikhail O. Lebedev, Claudia Pellacani, Silvia Bonaccorsi, Maria Patrizia Somma, Maurizio Gatti and Alexey V. Pindyurin

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20(Suppl 1):7

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 1

    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:24

  18. Content type: Research article

    Dlx5 and Dlx6 stimulate differentiation of diverse progenitors during embryonic development. Their actions as pro-differentiation transcription factors includes the up-regulation of differentiation markers but th...

    Authors: Rachel K. MacKenzie, Parvathy Ravi Sankar and Andrew J. Bendall

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:8

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Osteoclasts play a critical role in bone resorption due to orthodontic tooth movement (OTM). In OTM, a force is exerted on the tooth, creating compression of the periodontal ligament (PDL) on one side of the t...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Kanzaki, Satoshi Wada, Yuuki Yamaguchi, Yuta Katsumata, Kanako Itohiya, Sari Fukaya, Yutaka Miyamoto, Tsuyoshi Narimiya, Koji Noda and Yoshiki Nakamura

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:6

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Dental follicle cells (DFCs) are dental stem cells and interesting options for regenerative therapies in dentistry. However, DFCs acquire replicative senescence in long-term cultures, but little is known about...

    Authors: Christian Morsczeck, Anja Reck and Torsten E. Reichert

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:5

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The white coat colour of Yorkshire and Landrace pig breeds is caused by the dominant white I allele of KIT, associated with 450-kb duplications and a splice mutation (G > A) at the first base in intron 17. To tes...

    Authors: Ke Qin, Xinyu Liang, Guanjie Sun, Xuan Shi, Min Wang, Hongbo Liu, Yaosheng Chen, Xiaohong Liu and Zuyong He

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:4

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Egg formation takes place in the oviduct of laying hens over a 24 h period. Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) causes pathological lesions in the chicken oviduct. In the current study, mitochondrial counts were...

    Authors: Samiullah Khan, Juliet Roberts and Shu-Biao Wu

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:3

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Extrachromosomal acentric double minutes (DMs) contribute to human malignancy by carrying amplified oncogenes. Recent cancer genomics revealed that the pulverization of defined chromosome arms (chromothripsis)...

    Authors: Noriaki Shimizu, Rita Kapoor, Shuhei Naniwa, Naoto Sakamaru, Taku Yamada, You-ki Yamamura and Koh-ichi Utani

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:2

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The conserved NDR-family kinase Sid2p localizes to the contractile ring during fission yeast cytokinesis to promote ring constriction, septation, and completion of cell division. Previous studies have found th...

    Authors: Lois Kwon, Emma M. Magee, Alexis Crayton and John W. Goss

    Citation: BMC Molecular and Cell Biology 2019 20:1

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Diapause is a form of dormancy that is genetically predetermined to allow animals to overcome harsh environmental conditions. It is induced by predictive environmental cues bringing cellular activity levels in...

    Authors: Luxi Chen, Rosemary E. Barnett, Martin Horstmann, Verena Bamberger, Lea Heberle, Nina Krebs, John K. Colbourne, Rocío Gómez and Linda C. Weiss

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:30

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  26. Content type: Research article

    TRAIL, tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand, can selectively kill cancer cells with little or no cytotoxicity toward normal human cells and is regarded as a potential relatively safe antitum...

    Authors: Zhi Lan Guo, Jing Zhe Li, Yan Yan Ma, Dan Qian, Ju Ying Zhong, Meng Meng Jin, Peng Huang, Lu Yang Che, Bing Pan, Yi Wang, Zhen Xiao Sun and Chang Zhen Liu

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:29

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Dasatinib (Sprycel) was developed as a tyrosine kinase inhibitor targeting Bcr-Abl and the family of Src kinases. Dasatinib is commonly used for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic and chronic myelogenous leu...

    Authors: Josip Skoko, Jan Rožanc, Emilie M. Charles, Leonidas G. Alexopoulos and Markus Rehm

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:28

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Within the past years, umbilical cord (UC) and amniotic membrane (AM) expanded in human platelet lysate (PL) have been found to become increasingly candidate of mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) in preclinical ...

    Authors: Yongxu Mu, Xiaoyun Wu and Zhiming Hao

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:27

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Endothelial cells provide a barrier between blood and tissues, which is regulated to allow molecules and cells in out of tissues. Patients with cerebral cavernous malformations (CCM) have dilated leaky blood v...

    Authors: Narendra Suryavanshi, Joanna Furmston and Anne J. Ridley

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:26

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  30. Content type: Research article

    KIF17, a kinesin-2 motor that functions in intraflagellar transport, can regulate the onset of photoreceptor outer segment development. However, the function of KIF17 in a mature photoreceptor remains unclear....

    Authors: Tylor R. Lewis, Sean R. Kundinger, Brian A. Link, Christine Insinna and Joseph C. Besharse

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:25

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) has become one of the most serious complications after reperfusion therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Small ubiquitin-like modification (SUMOylat...

    Authors: Bo Xie, Xinyu Liu, Jie Yang, Jinke Cheng, Jianmin Gu and Song Xue

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:24

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Disruption to the blood brain barrier (BBB) is a leading factor associated with the development of postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD). Despite this, the underlying mechanism by which BBB disruption pro...

    Authors: Honghua Zhu, Wei Liu and Hao Fang

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:23

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The gap junction protein, Connexin32 (Cx32), is expressed in various tissues including liver, exocrine pancreas, gastrointestinal epithelium, and the glia of the central and peripheral nervous system. Gap junc...

    Authors: Sarah R. Alaei, Charles K. Abrams, J. Chloë Bulinski, Elliot L. Hertzberg and Mona M. Freidin

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:22

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Mitochondrial homeostasis has been increasingly viewed as a potential target of cancer therapy, and mitochondrial fission is a novel regulator of mitochondrial function and apoptosis. The aim of our study was ...

    Authors: Sayilaxi Jieensinue, Hong Zhu, Guangcheng Li, Keli Dong, Meiting Liang and Yayue Li

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:21

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  35. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported a change to one of the author names.

    Authors: Rémy Beaujois, Elizabeth Ottoni, Xin Zhang, Christina Gagnon, Sami Hassine, Stéphanie Mollet, Wildriss Viranaicken and Luc DesGroseillers

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:20

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    The original article was published in BMC Cell Biology 2017 18:25

  36. Content type: Research article

    The palmitate analogue 2-bromopalmitate (2-BP) is a non-selective membrane tethered cysteine alkylator of many membrane-associated enzymes that in the last years emerged as a general inhibitor of protein S-pal...

    Authors: Cassiano Martin Batista, Rafael Luis Kessler, Iriane Eger and Maurilio José Soares

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:19

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Interactions of resident bacteria and/or their producing lipopolysaccharide (LPS) with sulcular epithelial keratinocytes may be regulated by autophagy in the gingival sulcus. In this study, we investigated an ...

    Authors: Kanako Hagio-Izaki, Madoka Yasunaga, Masahiro Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Kajiya, Hiromitsu Morita, Masahiro Yoneda, Takao Hirofuji and Jun Ohno

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:18

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Elevated levels of environmental ionizing radiation can be a selective pressure for wildlife by producing reactive oxygen species and DNA damage. However, the underlying molecular mechanisms that are affected ...

    Authors: Venla Mustonen, Jenni Kesäniemi, Anton Lavrinienko, Eugene Tukalenko, Tapio Mappes, Phillip C. Watts and Jaana Jurvansuu

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:17

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  39. Content type: Research article

    TP53 gene mutations occur in more than 50% of human cancers and the vast majority of these mutations in human cancers are missense mutations, which broadly occur in DNA binding domain (DBD) (Amino acids 102–292) ...

    Authors: Nan Kang, Yu Wang, Shichao Guo, Yunwei Ou, Guangchao Wang, Jie Chen, Dan Li and Qimin Zhan

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:16

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Conditional reprogramming has enabled the development of long-lived, normal epithelial cell lines from mice and humans by in vitro culture with ROCK inhibitor on a feeder layer. We applied this technology to m...

    Authors: Emily C. Moorefield, R. Eric Blue, Nancy L. Quinney, Martina Gentzsch and Shengli Ding

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:15

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Tendinopathies are common and difficult to resolve due to the formation of scar tissue that reduces the mechanical integrity of the tissue, leading to frequent reinjury. Tenocytes respond to both excessive loa...

    Authors: Anne E. C. Nichols, Robert E. Settlage, Stephen R. Werre and Linda A. Dahlgren

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:14

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Copines are calcium-dependent phospholipid-binding proteins found in many eukaryotic organisms and are thought to be involved in signaling pathways that regulate a wide variety of cellular processes. Copines a...

    Authors: April N. Ilacqua, Janet E. Price, Bria N. Graham, Matthew J. Buccilli, Dexter R. McKellar and Cynthia K. Damer

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:13

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Adipocyte differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) is dependent on mitochondrial metabolism and reactive oxygen species (ROS) to initiate adipocyte differentiation. Although anethole has been kn...

    Authors: Yun-Hee Rhee, Jeong Hwan Moon, Ji-Hun Mo, Tiffany Pham and Phil-Sang Chung

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:12

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Apoptosis, the most well-known type of programmed cell death, can induce in a paracrine manner a proliferative response in neighboring surviving cells called apoptosis-induced proliferation (AiP). While having...

    Authors: Ahlima Roumane, Kevin Berthenet, Chaïmaa El Fassi and Gabriel Ichim

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:11

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Air-liquid interface (Ali) systems allow the establishment of a culture environment more representative of that in vivo than other culture systems. They are useful for performing mechanistic studies of respira...

    Authors: Haiyan Wang, Lina He, Beibei Liu, Yanyan Feng, Hao Zhou, Zhenzhen Zhang, Yuzi Wu, Jia Wang, Yuan Gan, Ting Yuan, Meng Wu, Xing Xie and Zhixin Feng

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:10

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Cellular energy failure in high metabolic rate organs is one of the underlying causes for many disorders such as neurodegenerative diseases, cardiomyopathies, liver and renal failures. In the past decade, nume...

    Authors: Shohreh Majd, John H. T. Power, Timothy K. Chataway and Hugh J. M. Grantham

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2018 19:7

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    3.485 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.227 - 5-year Impact Factor
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