Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences

The Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences (BJBMS) is an international, English-language, peer-reviewed journal, publishing articles in different disciplines of basic medical sciences. BJBMS welcomes original research and comprehensive reviews as well as short research communications in the field of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences, physiology and translational research.

 


Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences
Editors-in-Chief:
Muzafer Mujic, MD, PhD
Semir Vranic, MD, PhD 

ISSN: 1512-8601 (Print)
ISSN: 1840-4812 (Online)

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Frequency: Quarterly

Impact Factor*: 1.43
CiteScore**: 1.31
*2017 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2018)
**2017 Scopus (Elsevier)

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PubMed/MEDLINE, PubMed Central (PMC), Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)/Web of Science, Journal Citation Reports (JCR), EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, SCOPUS, Europe PubMed Central, DOAJ, ROAD

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Current Issue


Vol 18, No 4 (2018)

Table of Contents

Reviews

Recent advances in research on aspartate β-hydroxylase (ASPH) in pancreatic cancer: A brief update
Guofang Hou, Boran Xu, Yanghui Bi, Chuanlin Wu, Beibei Ru, Bei Sun, Xuewei Bai
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 18, No 4 (2018) pages 297-304 [PDF]

Biochemistry

The effect of 131I-induced hypothyroidism on the levels of nitric oxide (NO), interleukin 6 (IL-6), tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α), total nitric oxide synthase (NOS) activity, and expression of NOS isoforms in rats
Jing Zhou, Gang Cheng, Hua Pang, Qian Liu, Ying Liu
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 18, No 4 (2018) pages 305-312 [PDF]

Pathology

Prognostic value of aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 (ALDH1) in invasive breast carcinomas
Hale Demir, Ozgecan Dulgar, Bugra Taygun Gulle, Hande Turna, Sennur Ilvan
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 18, No 4 (2018) pages 313-319 [PDF]

Molecular Biology

Modulatory effect of curcumin on ketamine-induced toxicity in rat thymocytes: Involvement of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K)/protein kinase B (Akt) pathway
Svetlana Pavlovic, Zorica Jovic, Radmila Karan, Dane Krtinic, Gorana Rankovic, Mladjan Golubovic, Jelena Lilic, Voja Pavlovic
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 18, No 4 (2018) pages 320-327 [PDF]
Upregulation of miR-210 promotes differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) into osteoblasts
Ali Asgharzadeh, Shaban Alizadeh, Mohammad Reza Keramati, Masoud Soleimani, Amir Atashi, Mahdi Edalati, Zahra Kashani Khatib, Mohammad Rafiee, Mohyedin Barzegar, Hengamehsadat Razavi
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 18, No 4 (2018) pages 328-335 [PDF]
Induction of epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and Gli1 expression in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) spheroid cultures
Nesrine Essid, Jean Claude Chambard, Amel Benammar Elgaaïed
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 18, No 4 (2018) pages 336-346 [PDF]

Translational and Clinical Research

Interleukin-4 (IL4) -590C/T (rs2243250) gene polymorphism is not associated with diabetic nephropathy (DN) in Caucasians with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)
Matej Završnik, Jernej Letonja, Jana Makuc, Maja Šeruga, Ines Cilenšek, Daniel Petrovič
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 18, No 4 (2018) pages 347-351 [PDF]
Epidermal growth factor (EGF) promotes bone healing in surgically induced osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH)
Ozgur Basal, Tolga Atay, İbrahim Metin Ciris, Yakup Barbaros Baykal
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 18, No 4 (2018) pages 352-360 [PDF]
Ceftriaxone treatment of complicated urinary tract infections as a risk factor for enterococcal re-infection and prolonged hospitalization: A 6-year retrospective study
Kristian Karlović, Jadranka Nikolić, Jurica Arapović
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 18, No 4 (2018) pages 361-366 [PDF]

New and Emerging Methods

Simple, reliable, and time-efficient colorimetric method for the assessment of mitochondrial function and toxicity
Faraz Ahmad, Widyan Alamoudi, Shafiul Haque, Mohammad Salahuddin, Khaldoon Alsamman
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 18, No 4 (2018) pages 367-374 [PDF]

Case reports

Non-endoscopic minimally invasive evacuation of intracerebral hematoma (ICH): A case report
Tomaz Velnar
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. Vol 18, No 4 (2018) pages 375-379 [PDF]