1. Virology, Epidemiology and Control of SARS-CoV-2: A Perspective

Elnaz Saeidi; Reza Ranjbar; Soheil Zangoei-Fard; Paul C Guest; Amirhossein Sahebkar

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 96-104


  SARS-CoV-2 is a new human-infecting coronavirus, which is the causative agent of COVID-19 disease. The World Health Organization announced this disease as a pandemic on 11 March 2020. The genome of SARS-CoV-2 is ~30kb in length which encodes sixteen nonstructural and four main structural proteins. The ...  Read More

2. Loading Efficiency of Doxorubicin-Loaded Beta-1,3- Glucan Nanoparticles: An Artificial Neural Networks Study

Zahra Nasrollahi; SamiraSamira Khani; Esmaeil Mollarazi; Fatemeh Atyabi; Amir Amani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 188-194


  Purpose: Artificial neural networks (ANNs) were used to optimize a formulation of β-1,3-glucan nanoparticles containing doxorubicin (Dox) through a study of the critical parameters affecting the drug's loading efficiency. Methods: Using an ANNs model, we evaluated the effect of four input variables, ...  Read More