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Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets

Formerly: Current Drug Targets - Immune, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders

Volume 20, 10 Issues, 2020
ISSN: 2212-3873 (Online)
ISSN: 1871-5303 (Print)
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Aims & Scope

This journal is devoted to full-length/ mini reviews and original articles of experimental and clinical studies in the field of endocrine, metabolic, and immune disorders. Specific emphasis is placed on humoral and cellular targets for natural, synthetic, and genetically engineered drugs that enhance or impair endocrine, metabolic, and immune parameters and functions. Moreover, the topics related to the effects of food components and/or nutraceuticals on the endocrine-metabolic-immune axis and on microbioma composition are welcome.

Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets

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Volume 20

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Number 2



Review Article

Diagnostic Approach to the Patients with Suspected Primary Immunodeficiency

, 20(2): 157 - 171

Marzieh Tavakol, Mahnaz Jamee, Gholamreza Azizi*, Homa Sadri, Yasser Bagheri, Majid Zaki-Dizaji, Fatemeh Sadat Mahdavi, Farhad Jadidi-Niaragh, Sanaz Tajfirooz, Ali N. Kamali, Fatemeh Aghamahdi, Shahab Noorian, Habibeh Taghavi Kojidi, Mehdi Mosavian, Rahman Matani, Elahe Dolatshahi, Kumars Porrostami, Nasrin Elahimehr, Marzie Fatemi-Abhari, Laleh Sharifi, Reza Arjmand, Sabahat Haghi, Hamed Zainaldain, Reza Yazdani, Mohammadreza Shaghaghi, Hassan Abolhassani and Asghar Aghamohammadi


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190828125316


Review Article

Metformin: Up to Date

, 20(2): 172 - 181

Silvia Sciannimanico, Franco Grimaldi, Fabio Vescini, Giovanni De Pergola , Massimo Iacoviello, Brunella Licchelli , Edoardo Guastamacchia , Vito A. Giagulli and Vincenzo Triggiani *


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190507125847


Review Article



Systemic Review Article

The Prevalence of Allergic Rhinitis among Iranian Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

, 20(2): 189 - 197

Rasoul N. Kalmarzi, Pedram Ataee, Asadollah Fathollahpour, Masoud Behzadifar, Maryam Moradi, Faezeh Sharifian, Navid Kalani and Wesam Kooti*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190515100735


Research Article

The Association between HbA1c Levels, Olfactory Memory and Cognition in Normal, Pre-Diabetic and Diabetic Persons

, 20(2): 198 - 212

Burak Yulug*, Ozlem Saatci, Aysun Işıklar, Lutfu Hanoglu, Ulkan Kilic, Mehmet Ozansoy, Seyda Cankaya, Baris Cankaya and Ertugrul Kilic


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190614121738


Research Article



Research Article

Serum Vitamin D Levels in Children with Immune Thrombocytopenia

, 20(2): 221 - 226

Giuseppe Lassandro, Francesco Carriero, Viviana Palmieri, Valentina Palladino, Anna Amoruso, Maria Filomena Gallone, Giovanni C. Del Vecchio, Silvio Tafuri, Giovanna Russo, Federica Valente and Paola Giordano*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190614152709


Research Article

The Association between Dyslipidemia and Preterm Birth: A Prospective Cohort Study in The North of Iran

, 20(2): 227 - 233

Seyedeh H. Sharami, Mahboobeh Gholipour, Forozan Milani, Ehsan Kazemnejad, Seyedeh F.D. Heirati and Zahra A. Ranjbar*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190529090517


Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets, Volume 20 (2020) - Number 3


This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Articles Ahead of Print

Short-term Effect of Hypergastrinemia Following Esomeprazole Treatment On Well-Controlled Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Study


Yusuf Bozkuş*, Umut Mousa, Özlem Turhan İyidir, Nazlı Kırnap, Canan Çiçek Demir, Aslı Nar and Neslihan Başçıl Tütüncü


DOI: 10.2174/1871530320666200129124555
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Italian Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AME) and Italian AACE Chapter Position Statement for Clinical Practice: Acromegaly - Part 1: Diagnostic and Clinical Issues


Renato Cozzi, Maria Rosaria Ambrosio, Roberto Attanasio*, Alessandro Bozzao, Laura De Marinis, Ernesto De Menis, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Andrea Lania, Giovanni Lasio, Francesco Logoluso, Pietro Maffei, Maurizio Poggi, Vincenzo Toscano, Michele Zini, Philippe Chanson and Laurence Katznelson


DOI: 10.2174/1871530320666200127103320
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Italian Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AME) And Italian Aace Chapter Position Statement For Clinical Practice: Acromegaly - Part 2: Therapeutic Issues


Renato Cozzi*, Maria Rosaria Ambrosio, Roberto Attanasio, Alessandro Bozzao, Laura De Marinis, Ernesto De Menis, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Andrea Lania, Giovanni Lasio, Francesco Logoluso, Pietro Maffei, Maurizio Poggi, Vincenzo Toscano, Michele Zini, Philippe Chanson and Laurence Katznelson


DOI: 10.2174/1871530320666200129113328
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The Biochemical and Clinical Perspectives of Lactate Dehydrogenase: An Enzyme of Active Metabolism


Amjad Ali Khan*, Khaled S Allemailem, Fahad Abdulrahman Alhumaydhi, Sivakumar J T Gowder and Arshad Husain Rahmani


DOI: 10.2174/1871530320666191230141110
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Prevalence of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Familial Mediterranean Fever


Turker Tasliyurt, Erkan Gokce, Safak Sahin*, Asiye Baris Aslan, Ayse Kevser Demir, Suheyla Uzun and Faruk Kutluturk


DOI: 10.2174/1871530320666200220125829
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Pathogenic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implication in Nickel-induced Cell Damage.


Ahmad Salimi*, Zhaleh Jamali, Saman Atashbar, Saleh Khezri, Amir Mohammad Ghorbanpour and Nahid Etefaghi


DOI: 10.2174/1871530320666200214123118
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PCSK9 Inhibitors: From Nature’s Lessons to Clinical Utility.


Frederick J. Raal*, Robert Chilton, Naresh Ranjith, Virendra Rambiritch, Rory F. Leisegang, Iftikhar O. Ebrahim, Alet van Tonder, Nelusha Shunmoogam, Célia Bouharati, Moji G. Musa, Sumanth Karamchand, Poobalan Naidoo and D. J. Blom


DOI: 10.2174/1871530320666200213114138
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Effect on Adipose Tissue of Diabetic Mice Supplemented with n-3 Fatty Acids Extracted from Microalgae


Laura E. Gutiérrez-Pliego, Beatriz E. Martínez-Carrillo, Aldo A. Reséndiz-Albor and Roxana Valdés-Ramos*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530320666200213111452
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Can Triggering Receptors on Myeloid Cells be used for Diagnosis of Salmonella typhi Infection?


Maysaa El Sayed Zaki*, Sally Abed, Mohamed Elegezy, Muhammad Daisy, Nashwa Yousef Ebrahim Elkhouly, Ehab M. Fahmy and Nesreen Mostafa Kamel


DOI: 10.2174/1871530320666200206120151
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The Role of Chemokines in Alzheimer's Disease


Adrian Jorda, Juan Campos-Campos, Antonio Iradi, Martin Aldasoro, Constanza Aldasoro, Jose M. Vila and Soraya L. Valles*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530320666200131110744
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Nickel Allergy: Epidemiology, Pathomechanism, Clinical Patterns, Treatment, and Prevention Programs


Marta Tramontana, Leonardo Bianchi, Katharina Hansel, Daniela Agostinelli and Luca Stingeni*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530320666200128141900
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Published Contents

Editor's Choice



The Neuromodulatory Effects of ω-3 Fatty Acids and Nano-Curcumin on the COX-2/ iNOS Network in Migraines: A Clinical Trial Study from Gene Expression to Clinical Symptoms

, 2019; 19(6): 874 - 884

Mina Abdolahi, Arash Jafarieh, Payam Sarraf, Mohsen Sedighiyan, Abolghasem Yousefi, Abbas Tafakhori, Hamed Abdollahi, Farahnaz Salehinia and Mahmoud Djalali*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190212170140





Potent Inhibitory Effects of Quercetin on Inflammatory Responses of Collagen-Induced Arthritis in Mice

, 2019; 19(3): 308 - 315

Kiichiro Kawaguchi, Masahiro Kaneko*, Ryo Miyake, Hiroaki Takimoto and Yoshio Kumazawa


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190206225034




Metabolic Syndrome, Thyroid Function and Autoimmunity - The PORMETS Study

, 2019; 19(1): 75 - 83

Luís Raposo*, Sandra Martins, Daniela Ferreira, João Tiago Guimarães and Ana Cristina Santos


DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666180801125258




Vitamin D status in coronary artery disease: association with IL-35 and TGF-β1 and disease severity

, 2018; 18(5): 522 - 529

Fereshteh Rasa, Nadereh Naderi, Ebrahim Eftekhar, Elahe Mansoori and Mahsa Rahimzadeh*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666180426101756



Open Access Articles

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

, 2020; 20(2): 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

, 2020; 20(1): 104 - 111

Hanan Soliman, Dina Ziada, Marwa Salama, Manal Hamisa, Rehab Badawi, Nehad Hawash, Amal Selim and Sherief Abd-Elsalam*






Mazabraud's Syndrome: A Case Report and Up-To-Date Literature Review

, 2019; 19(6): 885 - 893

Fabio Vescini*, Alberto Falchetti, Veronica Tonelli, Maria Carpentieri, Claudia Cipri, Roberta Cosso, Elda Kara, Vincenzo Triggiani and Franco Grimaldi





25 Hydroxyvitamin D Levels are Negatively and Independently Associated with Fat Mass in a Cohort of Healthy Overweight and Obese Subjects

, 2019; 19(6): 838 - 844

Giovanni De Pergola*, Tommaso Martino, Roberta Zupo, Domenico Caccavo, Claudio Pecorella, Silvia Paradiso, Franco Silvestris and Vincenzo Triggiani




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

, 2019; 19(6): 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

, 2019; 19(5): 676 - 682

Eman G. Behiry*, Nazih Mohamed El Nady, Omima M. AbdEl Haie, May Kamel Mattar and Amira Magdy




Focus on the Correlations between Alzheimer’s Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

, 2019; 19(5): 571 - 579

Vincenzo Fiore*, Antonia De Rosa, Paolo Falasca, Massimo Marci, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Brunella Licchelli, Vito Angelo Giagulli, Giovanni De Pergola, Antonella Poggi and Vincenzo Triggiani*




Neuroendocrine Mechanisms Involved in Male Sexual and Emotional Behavior

, 2019; 19(4): 472 - 480

Michele Iovino, Tullio Messana, Emanuela Iovino, Giovanni De Pergola, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Vito Angelo Giagulli and Vincenzo Triggiani*




Parathyroid Carcinoma Causing Mild Hyperparathyroidism in Neurofibromatosis Type 1: A Case Report and Systematic Review

, 2019; 19(3): 382 - 388

Vincenzo Triggiani*, Marco Castellana, Paolo Basile, Giuseppina Renzulli and Vito Angelo Giagulli




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

, 2019; 19(3): 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?

, 2019; 19(3): 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

, 2019; 19(3): 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*





Most Cited Articles

Research Article

Probiotics efficacy on oxidative stress values in inflammatory bowel disease: A randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled pilot study

, 2019; 19(3): 373-381.

Andrea Ballini, Luigi Santacroce*, Stefania Cantore, Lucrezia Bottalico, Gianna Dipalma, Skender Topi, Rajiv Saini, Danila De Vito and Francesco Inchingolo


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666181221150352


Research Article

Overexpression of hepassocin in diabetic patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease may facilitate increased hepatic lipid accumulation

, 2019; 19(2): 185-188.

Ghada Abdelmoemen, Samy Abdelkader Khodeir, Ahmed Nabil Zaki, Maha Kassab, Sabry Abou-Saif and Sherief Abd-Elsalam*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666180716100543


Research Article

Hypoglycemic and hypolipemic effects of a new lecithin formulation of bergamot polyphenolic fraction: A double blind, randomized, placebo- controlled study

, 2019; 19(2): 136-143.

Vincenzo Mollace*, Miriam Scicchitano, Sara Paone, Francesca Casale, Carla Calandruccio, Micaela Gliozzi, Vincenzo Musolino, Cristina Carresi, Jessica Maiuolo, Saverio Nucera, Antonella Riva, Pietro Allegrini, Massimo Ronchi, Giovanna Petrangolini and Ezio Bombardelli


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666181203151513


Research Article

Potential impact of microRNA-423 gene variability in coronary artery disease

, 2019; 19(1): 67-74.

Chandan K. Jha, Rashid Mir *, Imadeldin Elfaki, Naina Khullar, Suriya Rehman, Jamsheed Javid, Shaheena Banu and Sukh Mohinder Singh Chahal


DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666181005095724


General Research Article

25 hydroxyvitamin D levels are negatively and independently associated with fat mass in a cohort of healthy overweight and obese subjects

, 2019; 19(6): 838-844.

Giovanni De Pergola*, Tommaso Martino, Roberta Zupo, Domenico Caccavo, Claudio Pecorella, Silvia Paradiso, Franco Silvestris and Vincenzo Triggiani


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190122094039



Clinical Trial

The neuromodulatory effects of ω-3 fatty acids and nano-curcumin on the COX-2/ iNOS network in migraines: A clinical trial study from gene expression to clinical symptoms

, 2019; 19(6): 874-884.

Mina Abdolahi, Arash Jafarieh, Payam Sarraf, Mohsen Sedighiyan, Abolghasem Yousefi, Abbas Tafakhori, Hamed Abdollahi, Farahnaz Salehinia and Mahmoud Djalali*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190212170140


Case Report

An unusual case of medullary thyroid carcinoma and A revision of current literature

, 2019; 19(2): 226-229.

Claudia Cipri*, Fabio Vescini, Francesca Torresan, Gianmaria Pennelli, Maria Rosa Pelizzo, Vincenzo Triggiani, Edoardo Guastamacchia and Franco Grimaldi


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666181220165350



Case Report

Inoperable giant growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma: Radiological aspects, clinical management and pregnancy outcome

, 2019; 19(2): 214-220.

Franca Dicuonzo, Stefano Purciariello, Aurora De Marco, Edoardo Guastamacchia and Vicenzo Triggiani*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666180807160712








Most Accessed Articles





Diabetes-induced Proteome Changes Throughout Development

, 2019; 19(6): 732-743.

Dina Johar*, Sara M. Ahmed, Samer El. Hayek, Nader Al-Dewik, Eshak I. Bahbah, Nabil H. Omar, Mahmoud Mustafa, Doaa O. Salman, Asmaa Fahmey, Mohamed Mottawea, Rasha A.M. Azouz and Larry Bernstein


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190305153810


Pain and Muscles Properties Modifications After Botulinum Toxin Type A (BTX-A) and Radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave (rESWT) Combined Treatment

, 2019; 19(8): 1127-1133.

Megna Marisa*, Marvulli Riccardo, Farì Giacomo, Gallo Giulia, Dicuonzo Franca, Fiore Pietro and Ianieri Giancarlo


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190306101322


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

, 2019; 19(6): 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*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666181102093621


A Brief History of Modern Endocrinology and Definitions of a True Hormone

, 2019; 19(8): 1116-1121.

Zahra Bahadoran, Parvin Mirmiran, Fereidoun Azizi and Asghar Ghasemi*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190326142908



Imbalance of Steroid Hormones in Hamsters Infected with Schistosoma mansoni

, 2019; 19(8): 1122-1126.

Katia C. Oliveira, Rita Cardoso, Antonio C. Dos Santos, Ruben Fernandes and Monica C. Botelho*


DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190529121204




Editor-in-Chief

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

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Journal History

Current Drug Targets - Immune, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders was launched in 2001 and later renamed in 2006 as Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets.
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Society Name: The official Journal of Associazione Medici Endocrinologi



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