Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Volume 13 (2021)
Volume 12 (2020)
Volume 11 (2019)
Volume 10 (2018)
Volume 9 (2017)
Volume 8 (2016)
Volume 7 (2015)
Volume 6 (2014)
Volume 5 (2013)
Volume 4 (2012)
Volume 3 (2011)
Volume 2 (2010)
Volume 1 (2009)


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  Publication Start Year 2009
  MSRT Grade (1400/ 2021)  A
  Number of Volumes 14
  Number of Issues 28
  Number of Articles 208
  Number of Submissions 391
  Number of Contributors 613
  Article View 104,650
  Acceptance Rate 54
  Time to Accept (Days) 39




Dear Colleagues,

As the editor in chief and on behalf of our editorial board, it is a real pleasure to invite you to submit your research manuscripts across all areas of biology to the “Journal of Cell and Molecular Research (JCMR)”. JCMR is a biannual open-access online scientific journal published in 2009 for the first time.

For any information on how to prepare your manuscript for submission, please check the guidelines on jcmr.um.ac.ir. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us through jcmr@um.ac.ir or our journal’s managing editor, Ms. Kazemi (Tel: +98 915 699 6326, E-mail: jcmr@um.ac.ir).

Ahmadreza Bahrami


Investigation of the Role of Encapsulated miR-372 in Chitosan on Induction of Apoptosis in MCF-7 Cancer Cells

Maryam Nouri; Hanieh Jafary; Maryam Ghobeh

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 71-77


  In recent years, various efforts have been made to improve the functional potency of cancer drugs. Due to the fact that microRNA in the cell can act as a tumor inhibitor, it can be used as a suitable treatment for most cancers. In this study, chitosan coating is considered a factor that enhances function ...  Read More

5-azacytidine Increases Tanshinone Production in Endophytic Fungi of Salvia abrotanoides (Kar.) Sytsma

Maryam Varasteh-kojourian; Ali Ganjeali; Javad Asili; Saeid Malekzadeh-Shafaroudi; Akram Taleghani

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 78-84


  Endophytic fungi are often producing host plant metabolites. Tanshinones are secondary metabolites of the Salvia genus which are also produced by some endophytic fungi. Efficient secondary metabolite production in endophytic fungi drops significantly after sequential subcultures. 5-azacytidine (5-AC) ...  Read More

Optimization of Molecular Sex Identification in Ostrich Based on Multiplex PCR

Jawad Kadhim Sallal Al-Jorani; Mohammadreza Nassiry; Ali Javadmanesh

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 85-90


  Today, ostrich breeding has been widely developed in Iran and other countries due to the ability of this animal to produce quality meat, leather, and oil. However, one of the main problems in breeding them is sex determination using aggressive techniques with low accuracy. This study aimed to determine ...  Read More

A Review of Pharmacological and Cell-based Therapies in Spinal Cord Injury

Shiva Amanollahi; Hossein Kazemi Mehrjerdi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 91-100


  Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a severe central nervous system trauma (CNS) that has two primary and secondary phases. The initial phase, which is irreversible, causes nerve tissue destruction and bleeding. Various factors in the second phase together aggravate the primary damage. One of the important factors ...  Read More

The Evaluation of Gene Expression of GPR83, CA1, AWP1, and WTAP in AGS Cells Stimulated by the Helicobacter pylori cagC Gene

Abbas Doosti; Zahra Khoshfetrat

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 101-105


                Gastric carcinoma (GC) is the third leading cause of malignancy-related deaths worldwide, and Helicobacter pylori is one of the identified causes of gastric cancer. The Cag pathogenicity island (cagA, cagC, virB2) is one of ...  Read More

Association Study of rs10090154 and rs1691053 With Predisposition to Prostate Adenocarcinoma in the Iranian Population

Roya Dehquan Dehnavi; Seyed Abdolhamid Angaji; Behnaz Beikzadeh; Hengameh Alibeik; Raheleh Roudi; Behzad Narouie

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 106-114


  Prostate cancer is the second most prevalent malignancy in men and the fifth leading cause of death worldwide. It is the second most common urinary tract cancer among Iranian men. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between rs10090154, located on the 8q24 locus, and rs1691053 on ...  Read More

Genetic Association Study of Two Variants within RFX6 and SLC22A3 for Their Potential Role in Prostate Cancer Predisposition

Setare Kakavand; Seyed Abdolhamid Angaji; Behnaz Beikzadeh; Raheleh Roudi; Behzad Narouie

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 115-121


  Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths among men worldwide. Research has shown that genetic variations can increase an individual's risk of developing this disease. In this study, we investigated the potential role of two genetic variants, one within RFX6 and another within ...  Read More

Investigating the Effect of Dexamethasone on CYP3A4 and Glucocorticoid Receptor by in silico Analysis

Maria Beihaghi; Shima Ghasemi; Mohammad Reza Beihaghi; Nazanin Ataee; Mahsa Zabetian; Hanieh Hadizadeh

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 122-128


  Cytochromes are enzymes of the dehydrogenase class with a hemoprotein structure in which the iron in these compounds undergoes oxidation and reduction reactions upon receiving or losing electrons. Quantitatively speaking, CYP3A4 is the most important isoenzyme of cytochrome P450, oxidizing foreign organic ...  Read More

In silico Study to Identification of Potential SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease Inhibitors: Virtual Drug Screening and Molecular Docking with AutoDock Vina and Molegro Virtual Docker

Mohammad Amin Manavi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 108-112


  Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has emerged in Wuhan, China, and because of fast transmission, it has led to its extensive prevalence in almost all countries, which has made it a global crisis. Drug repurposing is considered a fast way to discover new applications of the current drugs. This study ...  Read More

Network Analysis of Differential Gene Expression to Identify Hub Genes in Ovarian Cancer

Akram Siavoshi; Mahdieh Taghizadeh; Elahe Dookhe; Mehran Piran; Mahsa Saliani; Shahla Mohammad Ganji

Volume 12, Issue 1 , September 2020, , Pages 1-9


       Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC), as a challenging disease among women with poor prognosis and unclear molecular pathogenesis, each year is responsible for 140000 deaths globally. Recent progress in the field revealed the importance of proteins as key players of different biological ...  Read More

A Multi-Faceted Approach for Prediction of Genome Safe Harbor Loci in the Chicken Genome

Nima Dehdilani; Mohsen Fathi Najafi; Hesam Dehghani

Volume 13, Issue 1 , September 2021, , Pages 1-9


  To achieve a reliable and persistent expression, the transgene should be precisely integrated into the genome safe harbor (GSH) loci. Little attention has been paid to find the safe harbor loci of the chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) genome. Identification and characterization of GSH loci that allow ...  Read More

Immunosuppressive Effects of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) on Mesenchymal Stromal Cells

Sepideh sadat Hosseini; Shadi Mehrzad; Halimeh Hassanzadeh; Hamid Reza Bidkhori; Mahdi Mirahmadi; Madjid Momeni-Moghaddam; Fatemeh Sadeghifar; Moein Farshchian

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2020, , Pages 90-98


       Mesenchymal stem/stromal cells (MSCs) as one of the most important types of adult stem cells secrete a variety of immunomodulatory cytokines. However, their immunomodulatory features strongly depend on the molecular cross-talk between cells and the surrounding microenvironment. Hence, ...  Read More

Cloning and Expression of a Fusion Protein Containing Highly Epitopic Regions of Clostridium perfringens Epsilon Toxin and Clostridium novyi Alpha Toxin

Mohsen Mehrvarz; Mohsen Fathi Najafi; Taghi Zahraei Salehi; Behjat Majidi

Volume 12, Issue 2 , March 2021, , Pages 56-64


       Clostridium perfringens and novyi species are two important toxin-producing pathogens which pose a risk to the livestock health. Epsilon and alpha toxins are major toxins of these two pathogens, respectively. Advances in current vaccine industrialization lead to the utilization ...  Read More

Investigation of genetic diversity in different species of Salvia medicinal plant by ISSR markers

Zahra Sepehry Javan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 October 2023


  Salvia is the largest genus in the Lamiaceae family in world and Iran contains 58 species. This genus contains over 900 species of annual and perennial herbaceous plants, differs from other lamias in the unusual structure of their plumage. Information on the genetic diversity and population structure ...  Read More

Gene silencing method based on DNA

Mitra Riasi; Elnaz Karbaschian; Ali Javadmanesh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 November 2023


  DNA-based approaches can now be utilized as low-risk methods to change gene expression. It appears that this approach has the power to partially replace RNA-based approaches for altering gene expression, which in the majority of cases lead to immunological responses in patients. When utilized as a technique ...  Read More

Bioinformatics analysis of lncRNA-mRNA interaction network in different clinical stages of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Maryam M. Matin; Seyed Navid Goftari; Ahmad Reza Bahrami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 November 2023


  Esophageal cancer is one of the most aggressive gastrointestinal malignancies, and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is the most prevalent esophagus neoplastic disease with high mortality rates in some Asian countries. Nonetheless, the etiology of ESCC continues to be vaguely comprehended, and ...  Read More

A rapid identification of Salmonella enterica in chicken skin using an invA molecular marker

Ahmad Reza Bahrami; Najmeh Sodagar; Maryam Moghaddam Matin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 November 2023


  Salmonella is a gram-negative bacillus that lives in the intestinal tract of human and animals and causes diarrhea. Salmonella could be found in undercooked products of poultry with no impact on the taste, smell, or appearance. Since poultry egg and meat might be Salmonella sources and pose hazard to ...  Read More

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