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 27
  Number of Articles 199
  Number of Submissions 371
  Number of Contributors 597
  Article View 57,912
  Acceptance Rate 54
  Time to Accept (Days) 35




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


Expressed Cellobiohydrolase Enzyme of Thermobifidia fusca in Pichia pastoris as Host Can Act on Cotton Substrate

Karim Imangholiloo; Nasrin Moshtaghi; Seyed Hasan Marashi; Abdolreza Bagheri; Ahmad Sharifi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , October 2022, Pages 1-10


  Cellulose which is extremely produced by plants, can be used for biofuel production but this function needs chemical or enzymatic digestion. Cellulose hydrolysis of plant wastes for ethanol production requires a mixture of three enzyme groups, including endoglucanases, exoglucanases, and beta-glucosidases. ...  Read More

Phytochemical Analysis of Volatile and Non-volatile Fractions, Antioxidant, and Anti-Cancer Activities of Dracocephalum polychaetum and Dracocephalum kotschyi

Marzieh Taghizadeh; Sara Soltanian; Nahid Nasibi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , October 2022, Pages 11-19


  The present study was conducted to determine the volatile and non-volatile fractions and the antioxidant and anti-cancer activities of ethanolic extracts of Dracocephalum polychaetum and D. kotschyi. The volatile and non-volatile fractions were investigated by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) ...  Read More

Effect of Intramuscular and Intraperitoneal Injections of conjugated MSTN-siRNA-cholesterol on Inhibition of Myostatin Gene expression

Mitra Riasi; Sina Mozaffari Jovin; Ali Javadmanesh

Volume 14, Issue 1 , October 2022, Pages 20-27


  Myostatin (MSTN) is primarily expressed in skeletal muscle tissue and acts as a negative regulator of skeletal muscle growth by inhibiting differentiation and proliferation of myoblasts. Inhibition of MSTN expression could result in muscular hypertrophy. An effective therapeutic approach based on specific ...  Read More

Conversion of Membrane Lipids to Jasmonates as a Key Pathway to Develop Somatic Embryos in Arabidopsis thaliana

Azadeh Khadem; Nasrin Moshtaghi; Abdolreza Bagheri

Volume 14, Issue 1 , October 2022, Pages 28-36


  Somatic embryogenesis encompasses the same set of various developmental processes similar to zygotic embryogenesis. The conversion of somatic cells to embryos also requires stages of differentiation and reprogramming of cells. Since somatic embryogenesis is a complex process, a comprehensive investigation ...  Read More

Evaluation of CD86 rs17281995Gene Polymorphism in Gastric and Intestinal Cancer Subjects in Tehran and Khorramabad Cities

Masoumeh Aalipour; Asghar Aalipour; Mohammad Mousaei Ghasroldasht

Volume 14, Issue 1 , October 2022, Pages 37-43


  Colorectal cancer (CRC) and gastric cancer (GC) are multifactorial diseases likely influenced by genetic susceptibility. Gastric cancer is also the fourth most common cancer in the world and the second leading cause of cancer-related mortality. CD86 (B7-2) is a costimulatory molecule found on antigen-presenting ...  Read More

Comparative Transcriptome Analyses of a Transgenic Sugar Beet Resistant to Beet Necrotic Yellow Vein Virus

Mahdieh Yousefiara; Mohammad Ali Malboobi; Abdolreza Bagheri; Nasrin Moshtaghi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , October 2022, Pages 44-53


  Genetic engineering is a powerful technology of the present century that has revolutionized the agricultural, health, pharmaceutical and food industries worldwide. It is important to identify changes caused by transgenes that may be attributed to unintended traits in the risk assessment of genetically ...  Read More

Investigating the Effect of Stable Glutamine on the Neuronal Differentiation of PC-12 Cells in 2D- and 3D-Culture Media

Seyed Majid Jalalian Hosseini; Javad Baharara; Shahrbanoo Oryan; Mohammad Amin Kerachian

Volume 14, Issue 1 , October 2022, Pages 54-62


  Glutamine (Gln) is an essential amino acid with a wide range of cellular functions and is necessary for cell proliferation. It is usually added to the culture media in the form of L-glutamine, which is highly unstable and degrades in a temperature-dependent manner during the culture period. Although, ...  Read More

Study of lncRNA NEAT1 Gene Expression in Ovarian Cancer

Amin Moqadami; Mohammad Khalaj-Kondori

Volume 14, Issue 1 , October 2022, Pages 63-70


  Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have recently emerged as effective regulatory agents in biological processes as well as in the formation of tumors. LncRNAs are important regulators of cell transformation and cancer progression. LncRNA NEAT1 is one of the most important lncRNAs, and its deregulation has ...  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

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

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

Investigation of the role of encapsulated miR-372 in chitosan on induction of apoptosis in MCF-7 cancer cells

Hanieh Jafary; Maryam Ghobeh; Maryam Nouri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 November 2022


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

5-azacytidine increase tanshinone production in endophytic fungi of Salvia abrotanoides(Kar.) Sytsma

maryam varasteh-kojourian; Ali Ganjeali; Javad asili; Saeid Malekzadeh-Shafaroudi; Akram Taleghani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 January 2023


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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 February 2023


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

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