Mahafarin Maralani

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MicroRNAs or miRNAs are small non-coding RNAs that regulate gene expression. Their discovery has brought new knowledge in biological processes of cancer. Involvement of miRNAs in cancer development includes several major pathways from cell transformation to tumor cell development, metastasis and resistance to treatment. The first part of this review(More)
Oxidative stress has been implicated as a prominent determinant in the development of several diseases such as atherosclerosis. Anti atherosclerotic effects of L-serine have been shown previously but its responsible mechanisms remained unidentified. This study aimed to investigate the antioxidant and cytoprotecrtive effects of L-serine and its possible(More)
Ovarian cancer is a highly aggressive pathology, displaying a poor prognosis and chemoresistance to classical therapy. The present study was conducted to evaluate the effect of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) on survival of ovarian cancer cell lines, A2780 (sensitive to cisplatin) and A2780cis (resistant to cisplatin). MTT assay was used to evaluate(More)
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