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April-June 2018| Vol 30| Issue 2

Review Article

Salivary micro RNA as a potential biomarker in oral potentially malignant disorders: A systematic review

Oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMD) are oral mucosal disorders which have a high potential to turn into malignancy. A recent report suggests that 16%–62% of epithelial dysplasia cases of...


Review Article

Activating transcription factor 3, an early cellular adaptive responder in ischemia/reperfusion-induced injury

Recent studies have reported that ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) may act in the immune system where an exaggerated inflammatory response is initiated. With the activation of the immune system, damage-asso...


Review Article

Medical leadership: An important and required competency for medical students

Good medical leadership is the key to building high-quality healthcare. However, in the development of medical careers, the teaching of leadership has traditionally not equaled that of technical and a...


Original Article

Human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells reduce monosodium iodoacetate-induced apoptosis in cartilage

Objective: The present study investigated the therapeutic potential and underlying mechanisms of human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells (HUCMSCs) on joint cartilage destruction induced by ...


Original Article

Human leukocyte antigen-A*24:02-B*40:247-C*03:04-DRB1*16:02, a deduced probable human leukocyte antigen haplotype associated with a low-incidence human leukocyte antigen allele B*40:247 in Taiwanese individuals: A case analysis

Objective: HLA-B*40:247 is a low incidence allele in the HLA-B locus. The aim of this study is to confirm the ethnicity of B*40:247 and its deduced probable HLA- associated haplotype in...


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Tzu Chi Medical Journal, a publication of Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published.

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