Mohammad Hedayati

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BACKGROUND Histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDACis) re-express silenced tumor suppressor genes and are currently undergoing clinical trials. Although HDACis have been known to induce gene expression, an equal number of genes are downregulated upon HDAC inhibition. The mechanism behind this downregulation remains unclear. Here we provide evidence that several(More)
We recently reported an association between low DNA repair capacity, measured through the host-cell reactivation assay, and melanoma risk in subjects with dysplastic naevi or low tanning ability. We investigated the genetic basis for these findings by analysing the Asp312Asn and Lys751Gln polymorphisms of the XPD (ERCC2) DNA repair gene in the same(More)
ics of antibodies against hypodermin C in reindeer infested with the reindeer warble fly, Hypoderma tarandi. Human ophthalmomyiasis interna caused by Hypoderma tarandi, northern Canada. Abiotic factors influencing embry-onic development, egg hatching, and larval orientation in the reindeer war-ble fly, Hypoderma tarandi. Suspected lice eggs in the hair of a(More)
BACKGROUND Surveillance of dermatophytosis is essential to determine the likely changes in etiological trends and distribution profile of this infection. In this study beta tubulin gene (BT2), was used as the first time in a PCR-RFLP format to clarify the distribution of dermatophytosis agents in some parts of Iran. METHODS A total of 603 clinical(More)
Dermatophytosis is a common mycotic infection of the skin, nail, and hair, associated with major public health concern worldwide. Various species of dermatophytes show significant differences in susceptibility to antifungals. Here, we present the antifungal susceptibility of a large collection of molecularly identified dermatophyte isolates obtained from(More)
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) have been implicated in DNA repair pathways through transcriptional responses to DNA damaging agents or through predicted miRNA regulation of DNA repair genes. We hypothesized that additional DNA damage regulating miRNAs could be identified by screening a library of 810 miRNA mimetics for the ability to alter cellular sensitivity to(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the candidal colonization and specific humoral responses against Candida albicans in patients with atopic dermatitis. One hundred patients with atopic dermatitis and 50 healthy individuals were enrolled in the study. Skin and oral specimens from all participants were cultured on CHROMagar Candida medium. Isolated yeasts(More)
In the research article titled " Evaluation of Candida Colo-nization and Specific Humoral Responses against Candida albicans in Patients with Atopic Dermatitis, " [1] the correct author list shall be as shown above. The first and last name of the first author were reversed. The correct name in order (first name, last name) has been shown in the front matter(More)
In patients with preexisting lung disease, especially a cavity, Aspergillus can infect the surface of the cavity, causing chronic cavitary pulmonary aspergillosis (CCPA), and may form an aspergilloma, collectively called chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA). In the present study, we assessed tuberculosis (TB) patients for CPA based on culture and(More)
BACKGROUND The genus Penicillium contains a large number of ubiquitous environmental taxa, of which some species are clinically important. Identification of Penicillium down to the species level is currently based on polyphasic criteria, including phenotypic features and genetic markers. Biodiversity of the genus Penicillium from Mazandaran and Tehran(More)