Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets

(Formerly Current Drug Targets - Immune, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders)


Emilio Jirillo
Department of Basic Medical Sciences Neuroscience and Sensory Organs
University of Bari “Aldo Moro”


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Open Access Articles

Differential Expression of Resistant and Efflux Pump Genes in MDR-TB Isolates open Access plus

Volume: 20   Issue: 2
Pp: 271-287
Manaf AlMatar*, Işıl Var, Begüm Kayar and Fatih Köksal

Predictors for Fibrosis Regression in Chronic HCV Patients after the Treatment with DAAS: Results of a Real-world Cohort Study open Access plus

Volume: 20   Issue: 1
Pp: 104-111
Hanan Soliman, Dina Ziada, Marwa Salama, Manal Hamisa, Rehab Badawi, Nehad Hawash, Amal Selim and Sherief Abd-Elsalam*

Adrenergic Regulation of Macrophage-Mediated Innate/Inflammatory Responses in Obesity and Exercise in this Condition: Role of β2 Adrenergic Receptors open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 8
Pp: 1089-1099
Eduardo Ortega*, Isabel Gálvez* and Leticia Martín-Cordero

Comparison of Mean Platelet Volume, Platelet Count, Neutrophil/ Lymphocyte Ratio and Platelet/Lymphocyte Ratio in the Euthyroid, Overt Hypothyroid and Subclinical Hyperthyroid Phases of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 6
Pp: 859-865
Faruk Kutluturk*, Serdar S. Gul, Safak Sahin and Turker Tasliyurt

Hypothyroidism Alters the Uterine Lipid Levels in Pregnant Rabbits and Affects the Fetal Size open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 6
Pp: 818-825
Julia Rodríguez-Castelán, Dafne Zepeda-Pérez, Maribel Méndez-Tepepa, Marlenne Castillo-Romano, Marlen Espíndola-Lozano, Arely Anaya-Hernández, Pere Berbel and Estela Cuevas-Romero*

Evaluation of TG-HDL Ratio Instead of HOMA Ratio as Insulin Resistance Marker in Overweight and Children with Obesity open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 5
Pp: 676-682
Eman G. Behiry*, Nazih Mohamed El Nady, Omima M. AbdEl Haie, May Kamel Mattar and Amira Magdy

B Lymphocytes Are Predictors of Insulin Resistance in Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 3
Pp: 358-366
Yan Zhuang, Jin Zhang, Yiwei Li, Hongqin Gu, Jinyan Zhao, Ya Sun, Rencheng Wang, Chunyan Zhang, Wen Chen, Jianrong Weng, Lan Qi, Huifang Lu, Jiarong Zhang, Qin Liu, Yinyan He* and Xianming Xu

Vitamin D as an Adjuvant Therapy in Neonatal Hypoxia: Is it Beneficial? open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 3
Pp: 341-348
Adel A. Hagag*, Mohamed S. El Frargy and Amal E. Abd El-Latif

Sex-Specific Association Between Serum Uric Acid and Elevated Alanine Aminotransferase in a Military Cohort: The CHIEF Study open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 3
Pp: 333-340
Jia-Wei Lin, Kun-Zhe Tsai, Kai-Wen Chen, Fang-Ying Su, Yi-Hwei Li, Yen-Po Lin, Chih-Lu Han, Felicia Lin, Yu-Kai Lin, Chung-Bao Hsieh and Gen-Min Lin*

The Epithelial Barrier Model Shows That the Properties of VSL#3 Depend from Where it is Manufactured open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 2
Pp: 199-206
Paola Palumbo*, Francesca Lombardi, Maria Grazia Cifone and Benedetta Cinque

Hypovitaminosis D in Healthy Pregnant Women and their Newborns in Greece open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 2
Pp: 159-165
Vasiliki Sideri, George Antonakos, Andreas Fretzayas, Achilleas Attilakos, Charalambos Chrelias, Vasiliki Papaevangelou, Polyxeni Nicolaidou and Anna Papadopoulou*

Changing the Concept of Type 2 Diabetes: Beta Cell Workload Hypothesis Revisited open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 2
Pp: 121-127
Yoshifumi Saisho*

Metabolic Syndrome, Thyroid Function and Autoimmunity - The PORMETS Study open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 1
Pp: 75-83
Luís Raposo*, Sandra Martins, Daniela Ferreira, João Tiago Guimarães and Ana Cristina Santos

Potential Impact of MicroRNA-423 Gene Variability in Coronary Artery Disease open Access plus

Volume: 19   Issue: 1
Pp: 67-74
Chandan K. Jha, Rashid Mir *, Imadeldin Elfaki, Naina Khullar, Suriya Rehman, Jamsheed Javid, Shaheena Banu and Sukh Mohinder Singh Chahal

Insulin Resistance in Apolipoprotein M Knockout Mice is Mediated by the Protein Kinase Akt Signaling Pathway open Access plus

Volume: 19  
Pp: 1-10
Shuang Yao, Jun Zhang, Yuxia Zhan, Yuanping Shi, Yang Yu, Lu Zheng, Ning Xu* and Guanghua Luo*

Pioglitazone Therapy and Fractures: Systematic Review and Meta- Analysis open Access plus

Volume: 18   Issue: 5
Pp: 502-507
Velichka Pavlova*, Elena Filipova, Katya Uzunova, Krassimir Kalinov and Toni Vekov

Italian Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AME) and Italian AACE Chapter Position Statement for Clinical Practice: Assessment of Response to Treatment and Follow-Up in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms open Access plus

Volume: 18   Issue: 5
Pp: 419-449
Franco Grimaldi*, Nicola Fazio*, Roberto Attanasio, Andrea Frasoldati, Enrico Papini, Nadia Cremonini, Maria V. Davi, Luigi Funicelli, Sara Massironi, Francesca Spada, Vincenzo Toscano, Annibale Versari, Michele Zini, Massimo Falconi and Kjell Oberg

Shift from Levothyroxine Tablets to Liquid Formulation at Breakfast Improves Quality of Life of Hypothyroid Patients open Access plus

Volume: 18   Issue: 3
Pp: 235-240
Rinaldo Guglielmi, Franco Grimaldi, Roberto Negro, Andrea Frasoldati, Irene Misischi, Filomena Graziano, Claudia Cipri, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Vincenzo Triggiani* and Enrico Papini

GH Supplementation Effects on Cardiovascular Risk in GH Deficient Adult Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis open Access plus

Volume: 17   Issue: 4
Pp: 285-296
Vito A. Giagulli*, Marco Castellana, Raffaella Perrone, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Massimo Iacoviello and Vincenzo Triggiani

Cerebral Hypoperfusion in Hereditary Coproporphyria (HCP): A Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Study open Access plus

Volume: 16   Issue: 1
Pp: 39-46
Guido Valle, Claudio Carmine Guida, Michelangelo Nasuto, Manuela Totaro, Filippo Aucella, Vincenzo Frusciante, Lazzaro Di Mauro, Adele Potenza, Maria Savino, Mario Stanislao, Teresa Popolizio, Giuseppe Guglielmi, Vito Angelo Giagulli, Edoardo Guastamacchia and Vincenzo Triggiani

Metformin and Inflammation: Its Potential Beyond Glucose-lowering Effect open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 3
Pp: 196-205
Yoshifumi Saisho

Thalidomide Controls Adipose Tissue Inflammation Associated with High- Fat Diet-Induced Obesity in Mice open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 2
Pp: 151-158
Patricia Z Nakamitsu, Cecilia M. Compri, Livia de Fraia Pinto, Erica M.F. Gotardo, Caroline C. de Oliveira, Marcelo L. Ribeiro, Jose Pedrazzoli and Alessandra Gambero

Vitamins and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 54-63
Roxana Valdes-Ramos, Guadarrama-Lopez A. Laura, Martinez-Carrillo B. Elina and Benitez-Arciniega A. Donaji

Neutrophil Derived Microvesicles: Emerging Role of a Key Mediator to the Immune Response open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 3
Pp: 210-217
Bobby L. Johnson, III, Josh W. Kuethe and Charles C. Caldwell

Recent Advances in the Understanding of Sepsis-Induced Alterations in the Neuroendocrine System open Access plus

Volume: 13   Issue: 4
Pp: 335-347
Fazal Wahab, Bibi Atika, Gabriela R. Oliveira-Pelegrin and Maria J. A. Rocha

A Pharmacological Primer of Biased Agonism open Access plus

Volume: 11   Issue: 2
Pp: 92-98
Bradley T. Andresen

Isoforms of Vitamin E Differentially Regulate Inflammation open Access plus

Volume: 10   Issue: 4
Pp: 348-366
Joan M. Cook-Mills and Christine A. McCary

Implications of the Obesity Epidemic for Statin Therapy: Shifting Cholesterol Metabolism to a High Synthesis and Low Dietary Absorption State open Access plus

Volume: 7   Issue: 3
Pp: 153-166
Michel R. Hoenig, Karam M. Kostner, Stephen J. Read, Philip J. Walker and John J. Atherton

CXCR3 Axis: Role in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and its Therapeutic Implication open Access plus

Volume: 7   Issue: 2
Pp: 111-123
Udai P. Singh, Chandrasekar Venkataraman, Rajesh Singh and James W. Lillard Jr.