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  1. Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC) is a rare lysosomal neurovisceral storage disease caused by mutations in the NPC 1 (95%) or NPC2 (5%) genes. The products of NPC1 and NPC2 genes play considerable roles in glycol...

    Authors: Rezvan Abtahi, Parvaneh Karimzadeh, Omid Aryani, Diba Akbarzadeh, Shadab Salehpour, Alireza Rezayi, Seyed Hassan Tonekaboni, Reza Zolfaghari Emameh and Massoud Houshmand
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:8
  2. This study aimed to explore the mRNA and protein expression of SLC3A2 in laryngeal carcinoma cells and tissues, and functional regulatory mechanism of SLC3A2 in cell ferroptosis of laryngeal carcinoma.

    Authors: Fangxing Wu, Gaoyun Xiong, Zejun Chen, Chenyang Lei, Qianqian Liu and Yundan Bai
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:6
  3. To explore the role and effects of the single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of the two functionally related indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) isoforms on IDO activity in the Chinese Han ethnic population.

    Authors: Tingming Cao, Guangming Dai, Hongqian Chu, Chengcheng Kong, Huijuan Duan, Na Tian and Zhaogang Sun
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:5
  4. Maffucci syndrome (MS, OMIM 166000) is an extremely unusual, nonhereditary, multisystemic disorder that is characterized with multiple enchondromas and vascular lesions, most of which are spindle cell hemangio...

    Authors: Yi Sun, Xindong Fan, Yamin Rao, Zhenfeng Wang, Deming Wang, Xitao Yang, Lianzhou Zheng, Mingzhe Wen, Ren Cai and Lixin Su
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:4
  5. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are involved in the prognosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). This study used clinical data and expression data of miRNAs to develop a prognostic survival signature for NPC patients to de...

    Authors: Bo Tu, Ling Ye, Qingsong Cao, Sisi Gong, Miaohua Jiang and Hui Li
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:3
  6. The homeobox gene homeobrain (hbn) is located in the 57B region together with two other homeobox genes, Drosophila Retinal homeobox (DRx) and orthopedia (otp). All three genes encode transcription factors with im...

    Authors: Kirsten Hildebrandt, Dieter Kolb, Christine Klöppel, Petra Kaspar, Fabienne Wittling, Olga Hartwig, Jannic Federspiel, India Findji and Uwe Walldorf
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:2
  7. PIK3CA-related overgrowth spectrum (PROS) is a series of congenital, sporadic disorders that are associated with segmental overgrowth phenotypes and postzygotic, somatic gene mutations in the PIK3CA-ATK-mTOR pat...

    Authors: Li Xin Su, Yi Sun, Zhenfeng Wang, Deming Wang, Xitao Yang, Lianzhou Zheng, Mingzhe Wen, Xindong Fan and Ren Cai
    Citation: Hereditas 2022 159:1
  8. Indian Hedgehog (IHH), an important cell signaling protein, plays a key regulatory role in development of cartilage and chondrogenesis. Earlier studies have shown that heterozygous missense mutations in IHH gene ...

    Authors: Wei Zhou, Luan Chen, Hao Wu, Ting Wang, Gang Ma, Baocheng Wang, Cong Wang, Na Zhang, Yingtian Zhang, Lin He, Shengying Qin, Xiaofang Sun, Hai Zhang and Lu Shen
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:48
  9. Asthma is a common chronic respiratory disease that influences 300 million people all over the world. However, the pathogenesis of asthma has not been fully elucidated. It has been reported that transforming g...

    Authors: Yuebin Wang, Huike Yang, Xian Su, Anqiang Cao, Feng Chen, Peng Chen, Fangtao Yan and Huirong Hu
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:47
  10. Developmental stuttering is the most common form of stuttering without apparent neurogenic or psychogenic impairment. Recently, whole-exome sequencing (WES) has been suggested to be a promising approach to stu...

    Authors: Yimin Sun, Yong Gao, Yuxi Zhou, Yulong Zhou, Ying Zhang, Dong Wang and Li-Hai Tan
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:46
  11. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the leading causes of cancer-related death worldwide due to its high degree of malignancy, high incidence, and low survival rate. However, the underlying mechanisms of ...

    Authors: Yi Shi, Ji-Bin Liu, Jing Deng, Da-Zhi Zou, Jian-Jun Wu, Ya-Hong Cao, Jie Yin, Yu-Shui Ma, Fu Da and Wen Li
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:44
  12. Immortalized cell lines have long been used as model systems to systematically investigate biological processes under controlled and reproducible conditions, providing insights that have greatly advanced cellu...

    Authors: Yulong Liu, Hua Li, Daniel M. Czajkowsky and Zhifeng Shao
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:43
  13. The Drosophila brain is an ideal model system to study stem cells, here called neuroblasts, and the generation of neural lineages. Many transcriptional activators are involved in formation of the brain during the...

    Authors: Christine Klöppel, Kirsten Hildebrandt, Dieter Kolb, Nora Fürst, Isabelle Bley, Ruth-Jessica Karlowatz and Uwe Walldorf
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:42
  14. Many transcription factors are involved in the formation of the brain during the development of Drosophila melanogaster. The transcription factor Earmuff (Erm), a member of the forebrain embryonic zinc finger fam...

    Authors: Kirsten Hildebrandt, Sabrina Kübel, Marie Minet, Nora Fürst, Christine Klöppel, Eva Steinmetz and Uwe Walldorf
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:41
  15. Autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type II (ADO2) is a genetically and phenotypically metabolic bone disease, caused by osteoclast abnormalities. The pathways dysregulated in ADO2 could lead to the defects in os...

    Authors: Chunhong Li, Yu Shangguan, Peng Zhu, Weier Dai, Donge Tang, Minglin Ou and Yong Dai
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:40
  16. Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a T cell-mediated autoimmune disease recognized as an oral potential malignant disorder (OPMD) with the precise mechanism unknown. This study focused on the transcriptional profiles...

    Authors: Haoyu Wang, Yiwen Deng, Siqi Peng, Li Yan, Hui Xu, Qingzhong Wang and Zhengyu Shen
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:39
  17. Alterations in genes encoding chromatin regulatory proteins are prevalent in cancers and may confer oncogenic properties and molecular changes linked to therapy resistance. However, the impact of copy number a...

    Authors: Zhiwei Xing, Buhuan Ma, Weiting Sun, Yimin Sun and Caixia Liu
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:38
  18. Osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were two major joint diseases with similar clinical phenotypes. This study aimed to determine the mechanistic similarities and differences between OA and RA by...

    Authors: Yanzhi Ge, Zuxiang Chen, Yanbin Fu, Xiujuan Xiao, Haipeng Xu, Letian Shan, Peijian Tong and Li Zhou
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:37
  19. The formation of the Bicoid (Bcd) gradient in the early Drosophila is one of the most fascinating observations in biology and serves as a paradigm for gradient formation, yet its mechanism is still not fully unde...

    Authors: Xiaoli Cai, Inge Rondeel and Stefan Baumgartner
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:29
  20. The life cycle of Taenia solium is characterized by different stages of development, requiring various kinds of hosts that can appropriately harbor the eggs (proglottids), the oncospheres, the larvae and the adul...

    Authors: Xinrui Wang, Weiyi Song, Guanyu Ji, Yining Song, Xiaolei Liu, Xuenong Luo, Mingyuan Liu and Shumin Sun
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:28
  21. FBXW7 gene expression is positively correlated with glycolipid metabolism and is associated with diabetes in animal models. In the current study, we focused on exploring whether genetic variants of the FBXW7 g...

    Authors: Shi-Qi Yan, Dilare Adi, Cheng Liu, Meng-Meng Wang, Jialin Abuzhalihana, Yun Wu, Zhen-Yan Fu, Yi-Ning Yang, Xiao-Mei Li, Xiang Xie, Fen Liu, Bang-Dang Chen and Yi-Tong Ma
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:27
  22. miRNAs are a type of conserved, small RNA molecule that regulate gene expression and play an important role in the growth and development of plants. miRNAs are involved in seed germination, root development, s...

    Authors: Hao Qu, Yue Liu, Huibing Jiang, Yufei Liu, Weixi Song and Linbo Chen
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:26
  23. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a fatal neurodegenerative disorder, and the lesions originate in the entorhinal cortex (EC) and hippocampus (HIP) at the early stage of AD progression. Gaining insight into the mole...

    Authors: Haoming Li, Linqing Zou, Jinhong Shi and Xiao Han
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:25
  24. Psoriasis is a complex chronic inflammatory skin disease. The aim of this study was to analyze potential risk genes and molecular mechanisms associated with psoriasis.

    Authors: Huilin Wang, Wenjun Chen, Jin He, Wenjuan Xu and Jiangwei Liu
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:21
  25. Craniosynostosis, defined as premature fusion of one or more cranial sutures, affects approximately 1 in every 2000–2500 live births. Sagittal craniosynostosis (CS), the most prevalent form of isolated cranios...

    Authors: Jin Xu, Qing Yan, Chengcheng Song, Jingjia Liang, Liang Zhao, Xin Zhang, Zhenkun Weng, Cheng Xu, Qian Liu, Shuqin Xu, Lu Pang, Liye Zhang, Yuan Sun, Gang Wang and Aihua Gu
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:20
  26. CLOVES syndrome (OMIM# 612918) is a rare overgrowth disorder resulted from mosaic gain-of-function mutations in the PIK3CA gene. All the reported CLOVES-associated PIK3CA mutations are missense mutations affectin...

    Authors: Wei Yan, Bin Zhang, Huijun Wang, Ran Mo, Xingyuan Jiang, Wen Qin, Lin Ma and Zhimiao Lin
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:18
  27. CCN1 plays a crucial role in the modulation of cardiovascular diseases. However, whether CCN1 genetic variants are involved in the susceptibility of ACS remains unknown. Hence, the present study investigates the ...

    Authors: Yan-Hong Li, Jun-Yi Luo, Bin-Bin Fang, Guo-Li Du, Ting Tian, Fen Liu, Xiao-Mei Li and Yi-Ning Yang
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:16
  28. Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is a malignant cancer, the survival rate of patients is disappointing. Therefore, it is necessary to identify the driven-genes and prognostic biomarkers in OSCC.

    Authors: Wanli Yang, Wei Zhou, Xinhui Zhao, Xiaoqian Wang, Lili Duan, Yiding Li, Liaoran Niu, Junfeng Chen, Yujie Zhang, Yu Han, Daiming Fan and Liu Hong
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:15
  29. Sepsis and septic shock are life-threatening diseases with high mortality rate in intensive care unit (ICU). Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication of sepsis, and its occurrence is a poor prognosti...

    Authors: Yun Tang, Xiaobo Yang, Huaqing Shu, Yuan Yu, Shangwen Pan, Jiqian Xu and You Shang
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:13
  30. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. In this study, we aimed to explore whether some genetic variants of the human IDOL gene were associated with CAD among Chinese population ...

    Authors: Dilare Adi, Jialin Abuzhalihan, Jing Tao, Yun Wu, Ying-Hong Wang, Fen Liu, Yi-Ning Yang, Xiang Ma, Xiao-Mei Li, Xiang Xie, Zhen-Yan Fu and Yi-Tong Ma
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:12

    The Correction to this article has been published in Hereditas 2021 158:19

  31. CSL transcription factors are central to signal transduction in the highly conserved Notch signaling pathway. CSL acts as a molecular switch: depending on the cofactors recruited, CSL induces either activation...

    Authors: Dorina B. Wolf, Dieter Maier and Anja C. Nagel
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:11
  32. Next-generation sequencing technology is developing rapidly and target capture sequencing has become an important technique. Several different platforms for library preparation and target capture with differen...

    Authors: Juan Zhou, Mancang Zhang, Xiaoqi Li, Zhuo Wang, Dun Pan and Yongyong Shi
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:10

    The Correction to this article has been published in Hereditas 2023 160:35

  33. Osteosarcoma is the primary bone malignant neoplasm that often develops metastasis. Increasing evidences have shown that non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) relate to the progression of osteosarcoma. However, the ncRNAs’...

    Authors: Yucheng Fu, Qi Liu, Qiyuan Bao, Junxiang Wen, Zhuochao Liu, Yuehao Hu, Guoyu He, Cheng Peng, Yiqi Xu and Weibin Zhang
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:9
  34. The Aedes aegypti mosquito is a threat to human health across the globe. The A. aegypti genome was recently re-sequenced and re-assembled. Due to a combination of long-read PacBio and Hi-C sequencing, the AaegL5 ...

    Authors: Ronald J. Nowling, Susanta K. Behura, Marc S. Halfon, Scott J. Emrich and Molly Duman-Scheel
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:7

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