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Selected articles from Biological Research for the meeting of the Chilean Biology Society 2018

New Content ItemTo coincide with the Chilean Society of Biology Annual Meeting 2018 (20-22 November), Biological Research has published this collection which highlights the top cited and top accessed articles in the journal in 2018. 

Articles selected by EiC Manuel J Santos.

View all collections published in Biological Research.

  1. Content type: Review

    The exact cause of cancer is one of the most immutable medical questions of the century. Cancer as an evolutionary disease must have a purpose and understanding the purpose is more important than decoding the ...

    Authors: Mukesh Yadav, Payal Chatterjee, Simran Tolani, Jaya Kulkarni, Meenakshi Mulye, Namrata Chauhan, Aditi Sakhi and Sakshi Gorey

    Citation: Biological Research 2018 51:23

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Peroxisome proliferator activated receptor alpha (PPARα), a regulator of enzymes involved in β oxidation, has been reported to influence lymphocyte activation. The purpose of this study was to determine whethe...

    Authors: Ian N. Hines, Michael Kremer, Sherri M. Moore and Michael D. Wheeler

    Citation: Biological Research 2018 51:5

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  3. Content type: Review

    Aquaporins (AQP) are channel proteins belonging to the Major Intrinsic Protein (MIP) superfamily that play an important role in plant water relations. The main role of aquaporins in plants is transport of wate...

    Authors: Ranganathan Kapilan, Maryam Vaziri and Janusz J. Zwiazek

    Citation: Biological Research 2018 51:4

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  4. Content type: Review

    Breast cancer (BC) is the most common malignancy among women worldwide. A major advance in the understanding of the genetic etiology of BC was the discovery of BRCA1 and BRCA2 (BRCA1/2) genes, which are considere...

    Authors: Lilian Jara, Sebastian Morales, Tomas de Mayo, Patricio Gonzalez-Hormazabal, Valentina Carrasco and Raul Godoy

    Citation: Biological Research 2017 50:35

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  5. Content type: Review

    Breast cancer remains a worldwide public health dilemma and is currently the most common tumour in the globe. Awareness of breast cancer, public attentiveness, and advancement in breast imaging has made a posi...

    Authors: Muhammad Akram, Mehwish Iqbal, Muhammad Daniyal and Asmat Ullah Khan

    Citation: Biological Research 2017 50:33

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Growing evidence has supported that long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) could play vital roles in the development, progression, and prognosis of colorectal cancer (CRC). However, little is known about the clinical ...

    Authors: Xiaogang Shen, Yifeng Bai, Bin Luo and Xiaogang Zhou

    Citation: Biological Research 2017 50:32

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Hypertrophic scarring (HS) is a severe disease, and results from unusual wound healing. Col1A1 could promote the hypertrophic scar formation, and the expression of Col1A1 in HS tissue was markedly higher than ...

    Authors: Sheng Bi, Linlin Chai, Xi Yuan, Chuan Cao and Shirong Li

    Citation: Biological Research 2017 50:22

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  8. Content type: Short report

    Vegetative propagation of Fragaria sp. is traditionally carried out using stolons. This system of propagation, in addition to being slow, can spread plant diseases, particularly serious being viral. In vitro cult...

    Authors: Karla A. Quiroz, Miguel Berríos, Basilio Carrasco, Jorge B. Retamales, Peter D. S. Caligari and Rolando García-Gonzáles

    Citation: Biological Research 2017 50:20

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Bromodomain-containing protein 4 (BRD4) inhibition is a new therapeutic strategy for many malignancies. In this study, we aimed to explore the effect of BRD4 inhibition by JQ1 on in vitro cell growth, migratio...

    Authors: Limei Wang, Xiuyin Wu, Ruolin Wang, Chengzhe Yang, Zhi Li, Cunwei Wang, Fenghe Zhang and Pishan Yang

    Citation: Biological Research 2017 50:19

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Ubiquitin specific peptidase 39 (USP39), an essential factor in the assembly of the mature spliceosome complex, has an aberrant expression in several cancer. However, its function and the corresponding mechani...

    Authors: Zhihua Gan, Kun Han, Shuchen Lin, Haiyan Hu, Zan Shen and Daliu Min

    Citation: Biological Research 2017 50:15

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  11. Content type: Research article

    CD4+ T cells play an important role in the initiation of an immune response by providing help to other cells. Among the helper T subsets, interferon-γ (IFN-γ)-secreting T helper 1 (Th1) and IL-17-secreting T help...

    Authors: Youra Kang, Maheshwor Timilshina, Tae-gyu Nam, Byeong-Seon Jeong and Jae-Hoon Chang

    Citation: Biological Research 2017 50:8

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  12. Content type: Review

    The advent of in vitro fertilization (IVF) in animals and humans implies an extraordinary change in the environment where the beginning of a new organism takes place. In mammals fertilization occurs in the mat...

    Authors: Patricio Ventura-Juncá, Isabel Irarrázaval, Augusto J. Rolle, Juan I. Gutiérrez, Ricardo D. Moreno and Manuel J. Santos

    Citation: Biological Research 2015 48:68

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