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1. Specialized metabolites and valuable molecules in crop and medicinal plants: the evolution of their use and strategies for their production.

Plants naturally produce a terrific diversity of molecules, which we exploit for promoting our overall well-being. Plants are also green factories. Indeed, they may be exploited to biosynthesize bioactive molecules, proteins, carbohydrates and biopolymers for sustainable and large-scale production. ...

Author(s) : D'Amelia, V.; Docimo, T.; Crocoll, C.; Rigano, M. M.

Publisher : MDPI Publishing, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Genes 2021 Vol.12 No.6 ref.133

2. Genetic and chemical engineering of phages for controlling multidrug-resistant bacteria.

Along with the excessive use of antibiotics, the emergence and spread of multidrug-resistant bacteria has become a public health problem and a great challenge vis-à-vis the control and treatment of bacterial infections. As the natural predators of bacteria, phages have reattracted researchers'...

Author(s) : Guo DingMing; Chen JingChao; Zhao XueYang; Luo YanAn; Jin MengLu; Fan FenXia; Park ChaiWoo; Yang XiaoMan; Sun ChuQing; Yan Jin; Chen WeiHua; Liu Zhi

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Antibiotics 2021 Vol.10 No.2 ref.87

3. Application potential of cloning goats by somatic cell nuclear transfer in agriculture, transgenics, agri-food biotechnology, biomedicine and biopharmaceutical industry.

Domestic goat as a species with a relatively great biodiversity of dairy and meat breeds, which are characterized by high genetic merit and yield of milk and meat production, can be a tremendously valuable tool for transgenic research. This latter is based on genetically engineered cloned specimens ...

Foreign Title :Potencjał aplikacyjny klonowania somatycznego kóz w rolnictwie, transgenice zwierząt, biotechnologii rolno-spożywczej, biomedycynie i przemyśle biofarmaceutycznym.

Author(s) : Skrzyszowska, M.; Samiec, M.

Publisher : Instytut Zootechniki, Kraków, Poland

Journal article : Roczniki Naukowe Zootechniki 2020 Vol.47 No.2 pp.179-197 ref.many

4. Priming with CuO nanoparticles and ultrasound enhanced antioxidant potential and total taxol in the cell suspension culture of Corylus avellana L.

The main superiority of taxol production in hazelnuts compared to the yew tree is that hazelnut is broadly accessible, grows much faster in nature, and is easier to establish in the in vitro systems. The aim of this experiment was to improve taxol production and evaluate other characteristics of...

Author(s) : Farrokhzad, Y.; Ramezan, D.; Elahshah, A. A.

Publisher : Islamic Azad University, Scientific Publication Center, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Journal of Nuts 2021 Vol.12 No.3 pp.227-240 ref.28

5. Effect of iron oxide nanoparticles on hairy root induction and antioxidant activity in purslane (Portulaca oleracea).

Objective: Many secondary metabolites produced by plants are used in manufacturing drugs and new treatments, but are too difficult, expensive or impossible to prepared by chemical synthesis. Biotechnology progresses have provided a huge source of new chemical compounds of plant origin to various...

Author(s) : Mohebodini, M.

Publisher : Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman and Iranian Biotechnology Society, Kerman, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Biotechnology Journal 2021 Vol.13 No.3 pp.en69-fa90 ref.38

6. Conjugation of vascular endothelial growth factor to poly lactic-co-glycolic acid nanospheres enhances differentiation of embryonic stem cells to lymphatic endothelial cells.

Objective: Pluripotent stem cell-derived lymphatic endothelial cells (LECs) show great promise in their therapeutic application in the field of regenerative medicine related to lymphatic vessels. We tested the approach of forced differentiation of mouse embryonal stem cells into LECs using...

Author(s) : Yoo Hyunjin; Choi Dongyoon; Choi Youngsok

Publisher : Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Animal Bioscience 2021 Vol.34 No.4 pp.533-538 ref.27

7. Increase of diosgenin in fenugreek seedlings by cobalt nanoparticles.

Diosgenin is the most important steroidal saponin in fenugreek, with multiple medicinal properties. Increasing the production of diosgenin in fenugreek requires stimulating the production of saponins. The production of saponins or secondary metabolites is affected by biological and non-biological...

Author(s) : Motevalli, S.; Hassani, S. B.; Ghalamboran, M. R.; Rezadoost Chahardeh, H.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Rhizosphere 2021 Vol.18

8. Biotechnological advancements in Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don.

Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don, also known as Madagascar periwinkle or Sadabahar, is a herbaceous plant belonging to the family Apocynaceae. Being a reservoir for more than 200 alkaloids, it reserves a place for itself in the list of important medicinal plants. Secondary metabolites are present in ...

Author(s) : Anamika Das; Sutanu Sarkar; Somnath Bhattacharyya; Saikat Gantait

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2020 Vol.104 No.11 pp.4811-4835 ref.many

9. Applications of omics and nanotechnology to improve pig embryo production in vitro.

An appropriate environment to optimize porcine preimplantation embryo production in vitro is required as genetically modified pigs have become indispensable for biomedical research and agriculture. To provide suitable culture conditions, omics technologies have been applied to elucidate which...

Author(s) : Lucas, C. G.; Chen, P. R.; Seixas, F. K.; Prather, R. S.; Collares, T.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Molecular Reproduction and Development 2019 Vol.86 No.11 pp.1531-1547 ref.148

10. Challenges for treatment of cardiovascular diseases based on stem cells.

Introduction: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the primary cause of death worldwide, and the development of scar tissue in myocardium and also the irreversible destruction of cardiomyocytes are the main factors in their development. There are still limitations in medical treatment of CVD, despite...

Author(s) : Shahrabi, S.; Mansournezhad, S.; Azizidoost, S.; Jorfi, F.; Saki, N.

Publisher : Semnan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Semnan, Iran

Journal article : Koomesh 2019 Vol.21 No.3 pp.Pe395-Pe407, En56 ref.139

11. A novel method of affinity purification and characterization of polygalacturonase of Aspergillus flavus by galacturonic acid engineered magnetic nanoparticle.

Pectinases hydrolyze pectin and make up 25% of global food processing enzyme sales. In this study, we aimed to purify exo-polygalacturonase (Exo-PG) by using galacturonic acid conjugated magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) and examined its application in juice purification. The submerged fermentation was ...

Author(s) : Lodhi, M. S.; Ayesha Shaheen; Khan, M. T.; Shafiq, M. I.; Samra, Z. Q.; Wei DongQing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.372 ref.48

12. Palpebral hidrocystoma.

Author(s) : Agharbi, F. Z.

Publisher : African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda

Journal article : Pan African Medical Journal 2019 Vol.33

13. Plant-based gums and mucilages applications in pharmacology and nanomedicine: a review.

Gums are carbohydrate biomolecules that have the potential to bind water and form gels. Gums are regularly linked with proteins and minerals in their construction. Gums have several forms, such as mucilage gums, seed gums, exudate gums, etc. Plant gums are one of the most important gums because of...

Author(s) : Amiri, M. S.; Mohammadzadeh, V.; Yazdi, M. E. T.; Barani, M.; Rahdar, A.; Kyzas, G. Z.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Molecules 2021 Vol.26 No.6 ref.189

14. Applications of carbon nanotubes and polymeric micro-/nanoparticles in fish vaccine delivery: progress and future perspectives.

Newly evolving strains of pathogenic microorganisms in aquaculture are posing formidable challenge in controlling and/or eradication of diseases affecting aquaculture. Many research studies have aimed to address this challenge, and the delivery of vaccines using biocompatible nano-delivery systems...

Author(s) : Giri, S. S.; Kim SangGuen; Kang JeongWoo; Kim SangWha; Kwon Jun; Lee SungBin; Jung WonJoon; Park SeChang

Publisher : Wiley, Melbourne, Australia

Journal article : Reviews in Aquaculture 2021 Vol.13 No.4 pp.1844-1863

15. Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles using Anabaena variabilis as a potential antimicrobial agent.

Biogenic silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are of significant interest due to their widespread application. In order to make nontoxic cost-effective AgNPs, several microorganisms have been utilized. In the present study, emphasis was given to Anabaena variabilis-mediated AgNPs synthesis. Optimal...

Author(s) : Irshad Ahamad; Nafe Aziz; Almaz Zaki; Tasneem Fatma

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Applied Phycology 2021 Vol.33 No.2 pp.829-841 ref.50

16. Advances in biotechnology of Emblica officinalis gaertn. syn. Phyllanthus emblica L.: a nutraceuticals-rich fruit tree with multifaceted ethnomedicinal uses.

Emblica officinalis Gaertn. syn. Phyllanthus emblica L., universally known as 'Amla' or 'Aonla' or 'Indian gooseberry', is a popular fruit tree belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae and order Geraniales. It is said to be the very first tree that originated on earth, as claimed by age-old Indian...

Author(s) : Saikat Gantait; Manisha Mahanta; Sou-men Bera; Verma, S. K.

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : 3 Biotech 2021 Vol.11 No.2 ref.many

17. Co-expression of double-stranded RNA and viral capsid protein in the novel engineered Escherichia coli Dualx-B15(DE3) strain.

Background: Viruses cause significant economic losses to shrimp aquaculture worldwide. In severe cases, they can lead to 100% mortality within a matter of days, hence the aquaculture industry requires antiviral strategies to minimize economic impacts. Currently, a double-stranded RNA (dsRNA)-based...

Author(s) : Wuthisathid, K.; Chaijarasphong, T.; Chotwiwatthanakun, C.; Somrit, M.; Sritunyalucksana, K.; Itsathitphaisarn, O.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : BMC Microbiology 2021 Vol.21 No.88 pp.(23 March 2021) ref.28

18. 25th anniversary of cloning by somatic-cell nuclear transfer: nuclear transfer and the development of genetically modified/gene edited livestock.

The birth and adult development of 'Dolly' the sheep, the first mammal produced by the transfer of a terminally differentiated cell nucleus into an egg, provided unequivocal evidence of nuclear equivalence among somatic cells. This ground-breaking experiment challenged a long-standing dogma of...

Author(s) : Alberio, R.; Wolf, E.

Publisher : BioScientifica Ltd, Bristol, UK

Journal article : Reproduction 2021 Vol.162 No.1 pp.F59-F68 ref.many

19. Role of plant biotechnology in enhancement of alkaloid production from cell culture system of Catharanthus roseus: a medicinal plant with potent anti-tumor properties.

Catharanthus roseus is one of the most valuable plants due to its medicinal value. This has made C. roseus so important for the pharmaceutical industry. However, the low productivity and high demand of the plant led to deviation from conventional mode to unconventional using biotechnological tools. ...

Author(s) : Santoshi Acharjee; Raghawendra Kumar; Nitish Kumar

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.164

20. Orally fed recombinant Lactococcus lactis displaying surface anti-fimbrial nanobodies protects piglets against Escherichia coli causing post-weaning diarrhea.

Post-weaning diarrhea (PWD) and edema disease (ED), caused by enterotoxigenic and Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli (ETEC and STEC) strains, are important diseases of newly weaned piglets worldwide. The objective of this study is to develop a passive immunization strategy to protect piglets...

Author(s) : Okello, E.; Moonens, K.; Erume, J.; Greve, H. de

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Agriculture 2021 Vol.11 No.3 ref.many

21. Zinc oxide nanoparticles alter the membrane potential of mitochondria from post-thawed ram spermatozoa.

The objective of this study was to evaluate how the addition of zinc oxide nanoparticles (nano-ZnO) to freezing extender affect the characteristics of post-thawed ram semen. For this research, seminal pools from three Santa Inês rams were used. Each seminal pool was diluted in Tris-egg yolk (5%...

Author(s) : Arruda, L. C. P.; Tobal, L. F. M.; Carneiro, G. F.; Guerra, M. M. P.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Small Ruminant Research 2021 Vol.202

22. Effects of silver nanoparticles on proliferation and apoptosis in granulosa cells of chicken preovulatory follicles: an in vitro study.

The continuous development of poultry production related to the growing demand for eggs and chicken meat makes it necessary to use modern technologies. An answer to this demand may be the use of nanotechnology in poultry farming. One of the promising nanomaterials in this field are silver...

Author(s) : Katarzyńska-Banasik, D.; Kozubek, A.; Grzesiak, M.; Sechman, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Animals 2021 Vol.11 No.6 ref.49

23. Effects of vitamin C, vitamin e, selenium, zinc, or their nanoparticles on camel epididymal spermatozoa stored at 4°C.

This study determined the effects of antioxidant supplementation and storage time at cool temperatures on the characteristics of epididymal camel spermatozoa. Camel testes were collected at the abattoir after animal slaughtering and kept at 4°C during transportation and until processing (max 6 h)....

Author(s) : Shahin, M. A.; Khalil, W. A.; Saadeldin, I. M.; Swelum, A. A.; El-Harairy, M. A.

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : Tropical Animal Health and Production 2021 Vol.53 No.86 pp.(07 January 2021) ref.many

24. Development of a multiparametric (bio)sensing platform for continuous monitoring of stress metabolites.

There is a growing need for real-time monitoring of metabolic products that could reflect cell damages over extended periods. In this paper, we report the design and development of an original multiparametric (bio)sensing platform that is tailored for the real-time monitoring of cell metabolites...

Author(s) : Chmayssem, A.; Verplanck, N.; Tanase, C. E.; Costa, G.; Monsalve-Grijalba, K.; Amigues, S.; Alias, M.; Gougis, M.; Mourier, V.; Vignoud, S.; Ghaemmaghami, A. M.; Mailley, P.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Talanta 2021 Vol.231

25. Tenogenic potential of equine fetal mesenchymal stem cells under the in vitro effect of bone morphogenetic protein-12 (BMP-12).

Equine adult bone marrow-derived MSCs (BM-MSCs) may be induced into the tenogenic lineage after exposure with bone morphogenetic protein-12 (BMP-12). Despite fetal BM-MSCs have showed a greater differentiation potential compared to adults, the tenogenic differentiation capacity of equine fetal...

Author(s) : Oliva, R.; Núñez, I.; Segunda, M. N.; Peralta, O. A.

Publisher : Elsevier, New York, USA

Journal article : Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 2021 Vol.104