Suspected Text Similarity: A Novel Spectrophotometric Method for Determination of Nebivolol Hydrochloride in Tablets Dosage Form With 1,2-Naphthoquinone-4-Sulphonate as a Chromogenic Reagent. Am. J. PharmTech Res. 2015; 5(5)

Questionable Paper: A Novel Spectrophotometric Method for Determination of Nebivolol Hydrochloride in Tablets Dosage Form With 1,2-Naphthoquinone-4-Sulphonate as a Chromogenic Reagent. Am. J. PharmTech Res. 2015; 5(5)

Nabil AF Alhemiary*1,2

1. Department of Chemistry ,College of Science , Ibb University, P. O. Box 70270, Ibb, Yemen.

2. Department of Chemistry , College of Science and Arts – Sharurah, Najran University, Sharurah, Saudi Arabia

Original Paper: Novel spectrophotometric method for determination of cinacalcet hydrochloride in its tablets via derivatization with 1,2-naphthoquinone-4-sulphonate. Chem Cent J. 2012

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Suspected Text Similarity: Ultrasensitive detection of DNA and protein markers in cancer cells. Cancer Biol Med. 2015 Sep;12(3):143-9.

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Irina V. Smolina, Natalia E. Broude

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA

Correspondence to: Irina V. Smolina
E-mail: ismolina@bu.edu

Original Paper 1: Target DNA detection and quantitation on a single cell with single base resolution. Technology (Singap World Sci). 2013 Sep;1(1):88.

Original Paper 2: Ultrasensitive Detection of Low-Abundance Surface-Marker Protein using Isothermal Rolling Circle Amplification in Microfluidic Nano-Liter Platform. Small. 2011 Feb 7

Questionable Journal: Cancer Biology & Medicine

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Suspected Text Similarity: Sox4 Expression Confers Bladder Cancer Stem Cell Properties and Predicts for Poor Patient Outcome. Int J Biol Sci 2015; 11(12):1363-1375.

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He Shen1#, Maxime Blijlevens1,4#, Nuo Yang1, Costakis Frangou1, Kayla E. Wilson1, Bo Xu2, Yinglong Zhang1,5, Lirui Zhang1,6, Carl D. Morrison2, Lori Shepherd3, Qiang Hu3, Qianqian Zhu3, Jianmin Wang3, Song Liu3, Jianmin Zhang1, Corresponding address

1. Department of Cancer Genetics;
2. Department of Pathology;
3. Center for Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm & Carlton Streets, Buffalo NY 14263;
4. VU medical center, Cancer Center Amsterdam, Laboratory Medical Oncology, De Boelelaan 1118, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands;
5. Orthopaedic Oncology Institute, Tangdu Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710032, P.R. China;
6. Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710061, P.R. China.
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Original Paper 1: 6p22.3 amplification as a biomarker and potential therapeutic target of advanced stage bladder cancer. Oncotarget. 2013 Nov;4(11):2124-34.

Original Paper 2: Molecular profiling and computational network analysis of TAZ-mediated mammary tumorigenesis identifies actionable therapeutic targets. Oncotarget. 2014 Dec 15;5(23):12166-76.

Questionable Journal: International Journal of Biological Sciences (Impact factor=4.509)

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Suspected Text Similarity: On the Environmental Factors Affecting the Structural and Cytotoxic Properties of IAPP Peptides. Journal of Diabetes Research (2015), Article ID 918573

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1CNR Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging, Via P. Gaifami 18, 95126 Catania, Italy
2International PhD Program in Translational Biomedicine, University of Catania, Viale A. Doria 6, 95125 Catania, Italy

Original Paper 1: Recent Insights in Islet Amyloid Polypeptide-Induced Membrane Disruption and Its Role in β-Cell Death in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Exp Diabetes Res. 2008

Original Paper 2: Mechanisms of Islet Amyloidosis Toxicity in Type 2 Diabetes. FEBS Lett. 2013 Apr 17

Original Paper 3: Evidence for Proteotoxicity in β Cells in Type 2 Diabetes Toxic Islet Amyloid Polypeptide Oligomers Form Intracellularly in the Secretory Pathway. Am J Pathol. 2010 Feb

Original Paper 4: Misfolded Proteins in Alzheimer’s Disease and Type II Diabetes. Chem Soc Rev. 2012 Jan 21

Original Paper 5: Membrane disruption and early events in the aggregation of the diabetes related peptide IAPP from a molecular prospective. Acc Chem Res. 2012 Mar 20

Questionable Journal: Journal of Diabetes Research (Impact factor: 2.164)

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Suspected Text Similarity: Strategies and Advancements in Harnessing the Immune System for Gastric Cancer Immunotherapy. Journal of Immunology Research (2015), Article ID 308574

Questionable Paper: Strategies and Advancements in Harnessing the Immune System for Gastric Cancer Immunotherapy. Journal of Immunology Research (2015), Article ID 308574

1Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119228
2Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Hospital, Singapore 119228

Original Paper 1: Novel Immunotherapeutic Strategies of Gastric Cancer Treatment. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2011

Original Paper 2: Cancer immunotherapy in clinical practice—the past, present, and future. Chin J Cancer. 2014 Sep

Original Paper 3: Immunotherapy in gastric cancer. World J Gastroenterol. 2014 Feb 21

Original Paper 4: Gastric cancer and the epoch of immunotherapy approaches. World J Gastroenterol. 2015 May 21

Original Paper 5: Clinical Development of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors. Biomed Res Int. 2015

Original Paper 6: Therapeutic Vaccines for Gastrointestinal Cancers. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2011 Aug

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Suspected Text Similarity: Muc1 promotes migration and lung metastasis of melanoma cells. Am J Cancer Res 2015;5(9):2590-2604.

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Xiaoli Wang1,2, Hongwen Lan1 , Jun Li1 , Yushu Su1 , Lijun Xu1

1Department of Cardiothroracic Surgery, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, No. 1095, Jiefang Avenue, Wuhan 430030, Hubei Province, China;

2Cancer Biology Research Center, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, Hubei, China

Original Paper: Silencing of Diphthamide Synthesis 3 (Dph3) Reduces Metastasis of Murine Melanoma. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49988.

Questionable Journal: American Journal of Cancer Research (Impact Factor 2014: 4.165)

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Suspected Text Similarity: Association of Estrogen Receptor Gene Polymorphisms and Primary Biliary Cirrhosis in a Chinese Population: A Case-Control Study. Chin Med J 2015;128:3008-14

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1 Department of Hepatology, First Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin 130021; National Clinical Research Center of Kidney Diseases, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing University School of Medicine, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210002, China
2 Phase I Clinical Trials Unit, First Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin 130021, China
3 Department of Hepatology, First Hospital, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin 130021, China

Original Paper 1: Estrogens and the pathophysiology of the biliary tree. World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG. 2006;12(22):3537-3545. doi:10.3748/wjg.v12.i22.3537.

Original Paper 2: Genetic association of cytokines polymorphisms with autoimmune hepatitis and primary biliary cirrhosis in the Chinese. World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG. 2005;11(18):2768-2772. doi:10.3748/wjg.v11.i18.2768.

Questionable Journal: Chinese Medical Journal

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Suspected Text Similarity: Aralar plays a significant role in maintaining the survival and mitochondrial membrane potential of BV2 microglia. Int J Physiol Pathophysiol Pharmacol 2015;7(2):107-114.

Questionable Paper: Aralar plays a significant role in maintaining the survival and mitochondrial membrane potential of BV2 microglia. Int J Physiol Pathophysiol Pharmacol 2015;7(2):107-114.

Caixia Wang1*, Jie Zhang1*, Mingchao Zhang1,3, Heyu Chen1 , Weihai Ying1,2

1Med-X Research Institute and School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200030, P. R. China;

2Institute of Neurology, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200025, P. R. China;

3Zhiyuan College, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200030, P. R. China.

*Equal contributors.

Original Paper 1: Malate-aspartate shuttle mediates the intracellular ATP levels, antioxidation capacity and survival of differentiated PC12 cells. Int J Physiol Pathophysiol Pharmacol. 2014 Jul 12;6(2):109-14. 

Original Paper 2: SIRT2 plays a key role in both cell cycle regulation and cell survival of BV2 microglia. Int J Physiol Pathophysiol Pharmacol. 2014 Oct 11;6(3):166-71.

Questionable Journal: International Journal of Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology   

Questionable Journal ISSN: 1944-8171 (Online) Unofficial Impact Factor 2013: 2.154 Published by: e-Century Publishing Corporation

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Suspected Text Similarity: (2015) Anti N-Methyl-D-Aspartate (NMDA) Receptor Encephalitis with Frustrated Diagnosis Course: A Case Report. World Journal of Neuroscience,05,334-338.

Questionable Paper: (2015) Anti N-Methyl-D-Aspartate (NMDA) Receptor Encephalitis with Frustrated Diagnosis Course: A Case Report. World Journal of Neuroscience,05,334-338. doi: 10.4236/wjns.2015.55032

Huanquan Liao*, Hongyan Zhou*, Ling Chen#

Department of Neurology, First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

Original Paper 1: Anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor encephalitis: review of clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment. BJPsych Bull. 2015 Feb;39(1):19-23.

Original Paper 2: Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate-receptor encephalitis: diagnosis, optimal management, and challenges. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2014 Jul 1;10:517-25. 

Original Paper 3: Malignant catatonia due to anti-NMDA-receptor encephalitis in a 17-year-old girl: case report. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health  2011, 5:15

Original Paper 4: Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis resembling acute herpetic encephalitis. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2013;2013:608643.  

Questionable Journal: World Journal of Neuroscience

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Suspected Text Similarity: Robotic transaxillary thyroid surgery. Gland Surg 2015;4(5):397-402.

Questionable Paper: Robotic transaxillary thyroid surgery. Gland Surg 2015;4(5):397-402.

Naomi Rabinovics1, Patrick Aidan2

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2Department of ENT Head and Neck Surgery, The American Hospital, Paris, France

Correspondence to: Patrick Aidan, MD. Head of Department of ENT Head and Neck Surgery, American Hospital of Paris, Paris, France. Email:docteuraidan@mac.com.

Original Paper: Robot-assisted transaxillary thyroid surgery-feasibility and safety of a novel technique. Rambam Maimonides Med J. 2014 Apr 28;5(2):e0013.

Questionable Journal: Gland Surgery

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