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  1. Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) can be obtained from potentially any tissue from the human body, but cells purified from different sources are undoubtedly different, and for each medical application, the MSC w...

    Authors: Paola Romina Amable, Marcus Vinicius Telles Teixeira, Rosana Bizon Vieira Carias, José Mauro Granjeiro and Radovan Borojevic

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:46

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  2. Lipids are stored within cells in lipid droplets (LDs). They consist of a core of neutral lipids surrounded by a monolayer of phospholipids, predominantly phosphatidylcholine (PC). LDs are very dynamic and can...

    Authors: Christine Moessinger, Kristina Klizaite, Almut Steinhagen, Julia Philippou-Massier, Andrej Shevchenko, Michael Hoch, Christer S Ejsing and Christoph Thiele

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:43

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  3. With the rapid advancement of cell biology, the evaluation of a given protein’s synthesis and release in cells becomes critical. However, up to now there has been no technique available to morphologically visu...

    Authors: Guowei Huang, Yun Wang, Juping Wang, Chunzhang Yang, Tao Huang, Zhengping Zhuang and Jiang Gu

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:45

    Content type: Methodology article

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  4. Basement matrices such as Matrigel™ and Geltrex™ are used in a variety of cell culture assays of anchorage-dependent differentiation including endothelial cell tube formation assays. The volumes of matrix reco...

    Authors: Ashton Faulkner, Robert Purcell, Andrew Hibbert, Sally Latham, Scott Thomson, Wendy L Hall, Caroline Wheeler-Jones and David Bishop-Bailey

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:41

    Content type: Methodology

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  5. Surface plasmon resonance imaging (SPRI) is a label-free technique that can image refractive index changes at an interface. We have previously used SPRI to study the dynamics of cell-substratum interactions. H...

    Authors: Alexander W Peterson, Michael Halter, Alessandro Tona and Anne L Plant

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:35

    Content type: Methodology article

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  6. Cnidarians are the closest living relatives to bilaterians and have been instrumental to studying the evolution of bilaterian properties. The cnidarian model, Nematostella vectensis, is a unique system in which e...

    Authors: Timothy Q DuBuc, Anna A Dattoli, Leslie S Babonis, Miguel Salinas-Saavedra, Eric Röttinger, Mark Q Martindale and Marten Postma

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:44

    Content type: Methodology article

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  7. Endothelial-mesenchymal transition (EndoMT) has been shown to be a major source of myofibroblasts, contributing to kidney fibrosis. However, in vitro study of endothelial cells often relies on culture of isolated...

    Authors: Ye Zhao, Hong Zhao, Yun Zhang, Tania Tsatralis, Qi Cao, Ya Wang, Yiping Wang, Yuan Min Wang, Steve I Alexander, David C Harris and Guoping Zheng

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:40

    Content type: Methodology article

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  8. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have the potential to differentiate into specialized cell lineages such as osteoblasts and adipocytes in vitro. There exists a reciprocal relationship between osteogenic and adipogen...

    Authors: Sooho Lee, Hee-Yeon Cho, Hang Thi Thuy Bui and Dongchul Kang

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:42

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Neutrophils are a critical part of the innate immune system. Their ability to migrate into infected or injured tissues precedes their role in microbial killing and clearance. We have previously shown that Rab2...

    Authors: Rajesh K Singh, Rebecca C Furze, Mark A Birrell, Sara M Rankin, Alistair N Hume and Miguel C Seabra

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:39

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  10. The interleukin-8 chemokine (IL-8) G-protein coupled receptor CXCR2 governs pro-inflammatory and pro-angiogenic responses in leukocytes and endothelial cells. At a molecular standpoint, CXCR2 is widely reporte...

    Authors: Héloise M Leclair, Sonia M Dubois, Sandy Azzi, Julie Dwyer, Nicolas Bidère and Julie Gavard

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:38

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  11. Resistance to chemotherapy represents a major obstacle in correcting colorectal carcinomas (CRC). Inspite of recent advances in the treatment of metastatic disease, the prognosis of the patients remains poor. ...

    Authors: Asif Khurshid Qazi, Aashiq Hussain, Mushtaq A Aga, Shakir Ali, Subhash Chandra Taneja, Parduman Raj Sharma, Ajit Kumar Saxena, Dilip M Mondhe and Abid Hamid

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:36

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  12. The bone marrow is a hematopoietic tissue that, in the presence of cytokines and growth factors, generates all of the circulating blood cells. These cells are important for protecting the organism against path...

    Authors: Bruno José Martins da Silva, Ana Paula D Rodrigues, Luis Henrique S Farias, Amanda Anastácia P Hage, Jose Luiz M Do Nascimento and Edilene O Silva

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:37

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  13. The expression of 2′-5′-Oligoadenylate synthetases (OASs) is induced by type 1 Interferons (IFNs) in response to viral infection. The OAS proteins have a unique ability to produce 2′-5′ Oligoadenylates, which ...

    Authors: Karina Hansen Kjær, Jytte Pahus, Mariann Fagernæs Hansen, Jesper Buchhave Poulsen, Erik Ilsø Christensen, Just Justesen and Pia Møller Martensen

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:33

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  14. In mammalian cells, ASPL is involved in insulin-stimulated redistribution of the glucose transporter GLUT4 and assembly of the Golgi apparatus. Its putative yeast orthologue, Ubx4, is important for proteasome ...

    Authors: Louise Madsen, Karen Molbæk, Ida B Larsen, Sofie V Nielsen, Esben G Poulsen, Peter S Walmod, Kay Hofmann, Michael Seeger, Chen-Ying Chien, Rey-Huei Chen, Franziska Kriegenburg and Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:31

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  15. The Akita mutation (C96Y) in the insulin gene results in early onset diabetes in both humans and mice. Expression of mutant proinsulin (C96Y) causes endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress in pancreatic β-cells and ...

    Authors: Liling Zhang, Courtney Nosak, Pietro Sollazzo, Tanya Odisho and Allen Volchuk

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:29

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  16. Cullins belong to a family of scaffold proteins that assemble multi-subunit ubiquitin ligase complexes to recruit protein substrates for ubiquitination via unique sets of substrate adaptor, such as Skp1 or Elo...

    Authors: Wananit Wimuttisuk, Mark West, Brittney Davidge, Kebing Yu, Arthur Salomon and Jeffrey D Singer

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:28

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  17. The visceral musculature of Drosophila larvae comprises circular visceral muscles tightly interwoven with longitudinal visceral muscles. During myogenesis, the circular muscles arise by one-to-one fusion of a cir...

    Authors: Anja Rudolf, Detlev Buttgereit, Matthias Jacobs, Georg Wolfstetter, Dörthe Kesper, Michael Pütz, Susanne Berger, Renate Renkawitz-Pohl, Anne Holz and Susanne F Önel

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:27

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  18. Live cell imaging enables the study of dynamic processes of living cells in real time by use of suitable reporter proteins and the staining of specific cellular structures and/or organelles. With the availabil...

    Authors: Sandeep Salipalli, Prafull Kumar Singh and Jürgen Borlak

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:26

    Content type: Review

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  19. Nuclear Dbf-related/large tumor suppressor (NDR/LATS) kinases have been shown recently to control pathways that regulate mitotic exit, cytokinesis, cell growth, morphological changes and apoptosis. LATS kinase...

    Authors: Annette Müller-Taubenberger, Peter M Kastner, Michael Schleicher, Parvin Bolourani and Gerald Weeks

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:25

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Chronic inflammation-mediated β-cell apoptosis is known to decrease β-cell mass in diabetes leading to reduced insulin secretion. Exposure to pro-inflammatory cytokines can stimulate apoptosis in pancreatic β-...

    Authors: Mahesh Kumar Verma, Manoj Kumar Sadasivuni, Aggunda N Yateesh, Korrapati Neelima, Srikanth Mrudula, Madhusudhan Reddy, Rachapalli Smitha, Sanghamitra Biswas, Bhawna Chandravanshi, Puttrevana M Pallavi, Anup M Oommen, Madanahalli R Jagannath and Baggavalli P Somesh

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:24

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Clathrin-mediated vesicular trafficking, the mechanism by which proteins and lipids are transported between membrane-bound organelles, accounts for a large proportion of import from the plasma membrane (endocy...

    Authors: Ligia Cristina Kalb, Yohana Camila Antunes Frederico, Cassiano Martin Batista, Iriane Eger, Stênio Perdigão Fragoso and Maurilio José Soares

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:23

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  22. Characterizing the nuclear orientation of chromosomes in the three-dimensional (3D) nucleus by multicolor banding (mBANDing) is a new approach towards understanding nuclear organization of chromosome territori...

    Authors: Ann-Kristin Schmälter, Alexandra Kuzyk, Christiaan H Righolt, Michaela Neusser, Ortrud K Steinlein, Stefan Müller and Sabine Mai

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:22

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  23. Upon activation neutrophil releases microparticles - small plasma membrane vesicles that contain cell surface proteins and cytoplasmic matter, with biological activities. In this study we investigated the pote...

    Authors: Thassila Nogueira Pitanga, Luciana de Aragão França, Viviane Costa Junqueira Rocha, Thayna Meirelles, Valéria Matos Borges, Marilda Souza Gonçalves, Lain Carlos Pontes-de-Carvalho, Alberto Augusto Noronha-Dutra and Washington Luis Conrado dos-Santos

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:21

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  24. Normal, healthy human breast tissue from a variety of volunteer donors has become available for research thanks to the establishment of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Cente...

    Authors: Candice AM Sauder, Jillian E Koziel, MiRan Choi, Melanie J Fox, Brenda R Grimes, Sunil Badve, Rachel J Blosser, Milan Radovich, Christina C Lam, Melville B Vaughan, Brittney-Shea Herbert and Susan E Clare

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:20

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  25. Acacia honey is a natural product which has proven to have therapeutic effects on skin wound healing, but its potential healing effects in corneal wound healing have not been studied. This study aimed to explo...

    Authors: Choy Ker-Woon, Norzana Abd Ghafar, Chua Kien Hui and Yasmin Anum Mohd Yusof

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:19

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  26. Polycomb Group (PcG) proteins are chromatin modifiers involved in early embryonic development as well as in proliferation of adult stem cells and cancer cells. PcG proteins form large repressive complexes term...

    Authors: Prasad Pethe, Punam Nagvenkar and Deepa Bhartiya

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:18

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  27. Telomeres have crucial meiosis-specific roles in the orderly reduction of chromosome numbers and in ensuring the integrity of the genome during meiosis. One such role is the attachment of telomeres to trans-nu...

    Authors: Katrin Daniel, Daniel Tränkner, Lukasz Wojtasz, Hiroki Shibuya, Yoshinori Watanabe, Manfred Alsheimer and Attila Tóth

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:17

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  28. Fibroblast Activation Protein alpha (FAP-α) or seprase is an integral membrane serine peptidase. Previous work has not satisfactorily explained both the suppression and promotion effects that have been observe...

    Authors: Jun Jia, Tracey Amanda Martin, Lin Ye and Wen Guo Jiang

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:16

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  29. The domestic pig is an excellent animal model to study human microbial diseases due to its similarity to humans in terms of anatomy, physiology, and genetics. We assessed the suitability of an in vitro air-liquid...

    Authors: Mario Delgado-Ortega, Michel Olivier, Pierre-Yves Sizaret, Gaëlle Simon and François Meurens

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:14

    Content type: Methodology article

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  30. Some studies demonstrated therapeutic angiogenesis attributable to the effects of endothelial progenitor cells (EPC), others have reported disappointing results. This may be due to the fact that EPC population...

    Authors: Andreas Brandl, Quan Yuan, Anja M Boos, Justus P Beier, Andreas Arkudas, Ulrich Kneser, Raymund E Horch and Oliver Bleiziffer

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:12

    Content type: Methodology article

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  31. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the predominant cause of bone infection. Toll like receptors (TLRs) are an important segments of host response to infection and are expressed by a variety of ...

    Authors: Aparna Maiti and William A Jiranek

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:11

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  32. In vitro experiments on the functional roles of extracellular matrix (ECM) components usually involve the culture of cells on surfaces coated with purified ECM components. These experiments can seldom recupera...

    Authors: Sze Wing Tang, Wing Yin Tong, Wei Shen, Kelvin W K Yeung and Yun Wah Lam

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:10

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  33. Branched-chain amino acids, especially leucine, are known to interact with insulin signaling pathway and glucose metabolism. However, the mechanism by which this is exerted, remain to be clearly defined. In or...

    Authors: Barbara Di Camillo, Federica Eduati, Sreekumaran K Nair, Angelo Avogaro and Gianna M Toffolo

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:9

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  34. Myosin IC is a single headed member of the myosin superfamily that localizes to the cytoplasm and the nucleus and is implicated in a variety of processes in both compartments. We recently identified a novel is...

    Authors: Neil L Sielski, Ivanna Ihnatovych, Jacob J Hagen and Wilma A Hofmann

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:8

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  35. Recently, evidence indicated that the rapamycin-eluting stent which was used worldwide may contribute to an increased risk for thrombosis. On the contrary, other researchers found it was safe. Thus, it is nece...

    Authors: Ping Jiang, Yong Lan, Jun Luo, Ya-Li Ren, Dong-Ge Liu, Jian-Xin Pang, Jin Liu, Jian Li, Chen Wang and Jian-Ping Cai

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:7

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Research antibodies are used by thousands of scientists working in diverse disciplines, but it is common to hear concerns about antibody quality. This means that researchers need to carefully choose the antibo...

    Authors: Matthew A Helsby, Paul M Leader, Joe R Fenn, Tulay Gulsen, Chris Bryant, Gail Doughton, Ben Sharpe, Paul Whitley, Christopher J Caunt, Katrina James, Adam D Pope, Dave H Kelly and Andrew D Chalmers

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:6

    Content type: Database

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  37. In the setting of liver injury hepatic progenitor cells are activated, counterbalancing the inhibited regenerative capacity of mature hepatocytes. Chronic activation of this compartment may give rise to a subs...

    Authors: Gianmarco Villano, Cristian Turato, Santina Quarta, Mariagrazia Ruvoletto, Francesco Ciscato, Liliana Terrin, Rossella Semeraro, Claudia Paternostro, Maurizio Parola, Domenico Alvaro, Paolo Bernardi, Angelo Gatta and Patrizia Pontisso

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:5

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  38. The editors of BMC Cell Biology would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 14 (2013).

    Authors: Tim Sands

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:3

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  39. Epigenetic regulation is known to affect gene expression, and recent research shows that aberrant DNA methylation patterning and histone modifications may play a role in leukemogenesis. In order to highlight t...

    Authors: Rūta Navakauskienė, Veronika V Borutinskaitė, Gražina Treigytė, Jūratė Savickienė, Dalius Matuzevičius, Dalius Navakauskas and Karl-Eric Magnusson

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:4

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Reduced muscle mass is a hallmark of metabolic diseases like diabetes and cancer. The mammalian (mechanistic) target of rapamycin complex 1/S6 kinase 1 (mTORC1/S6K1) pathway is critical to the regulation of mu...

    Authors: Dhanshri Kakade, Nushaba Islam, Naomi Maeda and Olasunkanmi A J Adegoke

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:2

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  41. Diabetes and particularly high blood glucose levels are implicated in neurodegeneration. One of the hallmarks of neurodegeneration is protein aggregation. We investigated the presence of protein aggregation in...

    Authors: Fatemeh Talaei, Veroniek M Van Praag, Mahdi H Shishavan, Sjoerd W Landheer, Henk Buikema and Robert H Henning

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2014 15:1

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  42. The entry of calcium ions into mammary gland epithelial cells is one of the least well-understood processes in the transport of calcium into milk during lactation. The store-operated calcium entry channel ORAI...

    Authors: Diana GF Ross, Chanel E Smart, Iman Azimi, Sarah J Roberts-Thomson and Gregory R Monteith

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:57

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  43. The Sec61 channel mediates protein translocation across the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) membrane during secretory protein biogenesis, and likely also during export of misfolded proteins for ER-associated degrad...

    Authors: Thomas Tretter, Fábio P Pereira, Ozlem Ulucan, Volkhard Helms, Susanne Allan, Kai-Uwe Kalies and Karin Römisch

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:56

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  44. A good in vitro model should approximate an in vivo-like behavior as closely as possible in order to reflect most likely the in vivo situation. Regarding renal physiology of different species, humans are more clo...

    Authors: Alexandra H Heussner and Daniel R Dietrich

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:55

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Mesenchymal stem cells have properties that make them amenable to therapeutic use. However, the acceptance of mesenchymal stem cells in clinical practice requires standardized techniques for their specific iso...

    Authors: Andrew Wetzig, Ayodele Alaiya, Monther Al-Alwan, Christian Benedict Pradez, Manogaran S Pulicat, Amer Al-Mazrou, Zakia Shinwari, Ghida Majed Sleiman, Hazem Ghebeh, Hind Al-Humaidan, Ameera Gaafar, Imaduddin Kanaan and Chaker Adra

    Citation: BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:54

    Content type: Research article

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