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  1. Acid sphingomyelinase deficiency (ASMD) disorder, also known as Niemann–Pick disease (NPD) is a rare genetic disease caused by mutations in SMPD1 gene, which encodes sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase (ASM). Except ...

    Authors: Ruisong Wang, Ziyi Qin, Long Huang, Huiling Luo, Han Peng, Xinyu Zhou, Zhixiang Zhao, Mingyao Liu, Pinhong Yang and Tieliu Shi
    Citation: Hereditas 2023 160:11
  2. RNA binding proteins (RBPs) have been implicated in oncogenesis and progression in various cancers. However, the potential value of RBPs as prognostic indicators and therapeutic targets in colorectal cancer (C...

    Authors: Lu Cao, Lili Duan, Rui Zhang, Wanli Yang, Ning Yang, Wenzhe Huang, Xuemin Chen, Nan Wang, Liaoran Niu, Wei Zhou, Junfeng Chen, Yiding Li, Yujie Zhang, Jinqiang Liu, Daiming Fan and Hong Liu
    Citation: Hereditas 2023 160:10
  3. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disorder which could lead to inflammation and fibrosis in various organs. Pulmonary fibrosis is a severe complication in patients with SLE. Nonetheless, SLE-...

    Authors: Sheng Liao, Youzhou Tang, Ying Zhang, Qingtai Cao, Linyong Xu and Quan Zhuang
    Citation: Hereditas 2023 160:9
  4. Increasing evidence indicates that psoriasis (PSO) and periodontitis (PD) are likely to occur together, however, the underlying mechanism remains unclear.

    Authors: Hao Lei, Xin Chen, Ziyang Wang, Zixuan Xing, Wenqian Du, Ruimin Bai, Ke He, Wen Zhang, Yan Wang and Yan Zheng
    Citation: Hereditas 2023 160:7

    The Correction to this article has been published in Hereditas 2024 161:13

  5. Colonic adenocarcinoma (COAD) is a common gastrointestinal tract tumor, and its occurrence and progression are typically associated with genomic instability, tumor-suppressor gene and oncogene mutations, and t...

    Authors: Hao-lun Wang, Zhuo-miao Ye, Zi-yun He, Lu Huang and Zhi-hui Liu
    Citation: Hereditas 2023 160:6
  6. Functional mutations or polymorphisms affecting forkhead box P3 (FOXP3) can lead to their abnormal FOXP3 gene expression and/or defective Treg cells generation, thus resulting in autoimmune disease and inflammato...

    Authors: Xiaorong Wang, Zejing Liu, Shangdi Zhang, Yinfeng Yang, Xue Wu and Xinyue Liu
    Citation: Hereditas 2023 160:3
  7. Breast cancer is a heterogeneous group of diseases. The polarization of CD4+ T helper (Th) lymphocytes (mainly Th1 and Th2) may differ in breast cancers with different outcomes, but this has not been fully val...

    Authors: Yu Xiao, Yi Huang, Jianping Jiang, Yan Chen and Changyuan Wei
    Citation: Hereditas 2023 160:2
  8. The response of advanced clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) to immunotherapy is still not durable, suggesting that the immune landscape of ccRCC still needs to be refined, especially as some molecules tha...

    Authors: Zhi-Cheng Zhang, Yi-Fu Liu, Ping Xi, Ye-Chen Nie, Ting Sun and Bin-Bin Gong
    Citation: Hereditas 2023 160:1
  9. This study utilized bioinformatics to analyze the underlying biological mechanisms involved in adipogenic differentiation, synthesis of the extracellular matrix (ECM), and angiogenesis during preadipocyte diff...

    Authors: Zhihan Hu, Yi Liu, Zongjiang Yao, Liming Chen, Gang Wang, Xiaohui Liu, Yafei Tian and Guangtong Cao
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:47
  10. The bitter taste receptor gene TAS2R38 is a member of the human TAS2R gene family. Polymorphisms in TAS2R38 affect the ability to taste the bitterness of phenylthiourea (PTC) compounds, thus affecting an individu...

    Authors: Xiaojun Wang, Lin Wang, Mengwei Xia, Feng Teng, Xuejiao Chen, Rufeng Huang, Jiahao Zhou, Juan Xiao and Lihong Zhai
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:46
  11. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused a series of biological changes in cancer patients which have rendered the original treatment ineffective and increased the difficulty of clinical treatment. However, ...

    Authors: Changpeng Hu, Yue Dai, Huyue Zhou, Jing Zhang, Dandan Xie, Rufu Xu, Mengmeng Yang and Rong Zhang
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:45
  12. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a chronic Liver Disease prevalent all over the world. It has become more and more common in Japan, China and most western developed countries. The global prevalence ...

    Authors: Chun-Yong Sun, Le-Le Yang, Pan Zhao, Pei-Zheng Yan, Jia Li and Dong-Sheng Zhao
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:44
  13. Ulcerative colitis (UC) refers to an intractable intestinal inflammatory disease. Its increasing incidence rate imposes a huge burden on patients and society. The UC etiology has not been determined, so screen...

    Authors: Ying Li, Mengyao Tang, Feng Jun Zhang, Yihan Huang, Jing Zhang, Junqi Li, Yunpeng Wang, Jinguang Yang and Shu Zhu
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:42
  14. ATM (ataxia-telangiectasia mutated) protein kinase is highly conserved in metazoan, and plays a critical role at DNA damage response, oxidative stress, metabolic stress, immunity, RNA biogenesis etc. Systemic ...

    Authors: Jun Liu, Tianyu Jin, Lanxi Ran, Ze Zhao, Rui Zhu, Gangcai Xie and Xiaolin Bi
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:41
  15. Endometrial cancer (EC) is the most common gynecologic malignancy in developed countries and its prevalence is increasing. As an emerging therapy with a promising efficacy, immunotherapy has been extensively a...

    Authors: Zesi Liu, Hongxia Yang, Ziyu Chen and Chunli Jing
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:40
  16. The prevalence of Alzheimer's disease (AD) varies based on gender. Due to the lack of early stage biomarkers, most of them are diagnosed at the terminal stage. This study aimed to explore sex-specific signalin...

    Authors: Wencan Ji, Ke An, Canjun Wang and Shaohua Wang
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:38
  17. C-C chemokine receptor 5 (CCR5) has recently been recognized as an underlying therapeutic target for various malignancies. However, the association of CCR5 with prognosis in the head and neck squamous cell car...

    Authors: Chunhong Li, Shanlin Chen, Chuanyu Liu, Chune Mo, Weiwei Gong, Jiahua Hu, Min He, Lei Xie, Xianliang Hou, Jianhong Tang and Minglin Ou
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:37
  18. Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is the major cause of end-stage renal disease worldwide. The mechanism of tubulointerstitial lesions in DN is not fully elucidated. This article aims to identify novel genes and clari...

    Authors: Haiyan Cao, Xiaosheng Rao, Junya Jia, Tiekun Yan and Dong Li
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:36
  19. Preeclampsia, a multisystem disorder of unknown etiology, is one of the leading causes of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Identifying sensitive, noninvasive markers can aid its prevention and i...

    Authors: Gang Zou, Qingfang Ji, Zixiang Geng, Xiling Du, Lingyan Jiang and Te Liu
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:35
  20. Inflammation and long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) are gradually becoming important in the development of bladder cancer (BC). Nevertheless, the potential of inflammatory response-related lncRNAs (IRRlncRNAs) as a...

    Authors: Fucai Tang, Jiahao Zhang, Zechao Lu, Haiqin Liao, Chuxian Hu, Yuexue Mai, Yongchang Lai, Zeguang Lu, Zhicheng Tang, Zhibiao Li and Zhaohui He
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:32
  21. Apple production in Sweden and elsewhere is being threatened by the fungus, Neonectria ditissima, which causes a disease known as European canker. The disease can cause extensive damage and the removal of disease...

    Authors: Heriberto Vélëz, Jonas Skytte af Sätra, Firuz Odilbekov, Salim Bourras, Larisa Garkava-Gustavsson and Kerstin Dalman
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:31
  22. Gout is a chronic metabolic disease that seriously affects human health. It is also a major challenge facing the world, which has brought a heavy burden to patients and society. Hyperuricemia (HUA) is the most...

    Authors: Yue-Li Nian and Chong-Ge You
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:30
  23. Arecoline is a well-known risk factor for oral submucosal fibrosis and cancer. However, the mechanistic correlation between arecoline and hepatocellular cancer remains elusive. Here, we investigated the effect...

    Authors: Hai Xie, Ren Jing, Xiaoting Liao, Haishao Chen, Xianlong Xie, Huijun Dai and Linghui Pan
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:29
  24. Sepsis is a life-threatening multi-organ dysfunction caused by the dysregulated host response to infection. Sepsis remains a major global concern with high mortality and morbidity, while management of sepsis p...

    Authors: Jing-Xiang Zhang, Wei-Heng Xu, Xin-Hao Xing, Lin-Lin Chen, Qing-Jie Zhao and Yan Wang
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:27
  25. Human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-A*03, hemochromatosis ancestral haplotype marker, was associated with greater iron overload in hemochromatosis cohorts reported before discovery of the HFE gene. We sought to learn w...

    Authors: James C. Barton, J. Clayborn Barton and Ronald T. Acton
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:25
  26. Mechanisms underlying ischemia/reperfusion injury-acute kidney injury (IRI-AKI) are not fully elucidated. We conducted an integrative analysis of IRI-AKI by bioinformatics methods.

    Authors: Ruilian You, Zhige Heyang, Yixin Ma, Peng Xia, Hua Zheng, Jianfeng Lin, Peili Ji and Limeng Chen
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:24
  27. Hox proteins finely coordinate antero-posterior axis during embryonic development and through their action specific target genes are expressed at the right time and space to determine the embryo body plan. As ...

    Authors: Gustavo Jiménez-Mejía, Rubén Montalvo-Méndez, Carolina Hernández-Bautista, Claudia Altamirano-Torres, Martha Vázquez, Mario Zurita and Diana Reséndez-Pérez
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:23
  28. Ancestry informative markers are regarded as useful tools for inferring the ancestral information of an individual, which have been widely used in the criminal investigations and population genetic studies. Pr...

    Authors: Wei Cui, Shengjie Nie, Yating Fang, Man Chen, Ming Zhao, Qiong Lan, Chunmei Shen and Bofeng Zhu
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:22
  29. Ferroptosis, a novel manner of cell death depended on iron ion, contributed to goat mammary epithelial cell dysfunction. Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a major pro-inflammatory factor during many inflammation-related...

    Authors: Guangqin Zhu, Shaopu Sui, Fengyun Shi and Qinglin Wang
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:21
  30. Spindle and kinetochore‑associated complex subunit 3 (SKA3) has recently been considered a key regulator of carcinogenesis. However, the connection between SKA3 and immune cell infiltration remains unknown.

    Authors: Chenyang Wang, Shasha Liu, Xinhong Zhang, Yan Wang, Peng Guan, Fanyou Bu, Hao Wang, Dawen Wang, Yi Fan, Sichuan Hou and Zhilei Qiu
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:20
  31. The historian studies revealed during Mendel’s later research period when mainly focusing on the constant hybrid in Hieracium, he had to be intervened to conduct the controlled pollination experiments in Mirabili...

    Authors: Hui Zhang, Xiaoxi Zhao, Fan Zhao, Jianshan Han and Kun Sun
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:19
  32. Lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) and its receptors play a key role in regulating cancer progression. Upregulation of LPA receptor 2 (LPAR2) plays a role in carcinogenesis; however, the exact role of LPAR2 in tumors re...

    Authors: Kai Sun, Ri-xin Chen, Jing-zhang Li and Zhan-xiong Luo
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:16
  33. The efficacy of moxibustion in treating rheumatoid arthritis is recognized, but its molecular mechanism is still unclear. This study aimed to characterize the molecular map and potential key genes in the proce...

    Authors: Li Zeng, Jing Guo, Ping Du, Shuguang Yu and Haiyan Yin
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:15
  34. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition in which the immune response is directed towards the host tissues, causing organ failure. Since sepsis does not present with specific symptoms, its diagnosis is often del...

    Authors: Mingliang Li, He Huang, Chunlian Ke, Lei Tan, Jiezhong Wu, Shilei Xu and Xusheng Tu
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:14
  35. A chronic progressive degenerative joint disease, such as osteoarthritis (OA) is positively related to age. The medical economy is facing a major burden, because of the high disability rate seen in patients wi...

    Authors: Yaguang Han, Jun Wu, Zhenyu Gong, Yiqin Zhou, Haobo Li, Yi Chen and Qirong Qian
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:10
  36. The goal of this study was to evaluate marker-assisted selection (MAS) in broiler chickens using previously mapped gene regions associated with ascites syndrome incidence. The second-generation MAS products we...

    Authors: Katie Pepper Lee, Nicholas B. Anthony, Sara K. Orlowski and Douglas D. Rhoads
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:9

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