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1. End-of-life use of antibiotics: a survey on how doctors decide.

OBJECTIVES: Infections are the main complications in terminal diseases. Many patients die using antibiotics, which raises questions about their real usefulness and role in unnecessary prolongation of suffering. This survey evaluated how doctors use antibiotics in palliative care. METHODS: From June ...

Author(s) : Crispim, D. H.; Silva, I. O. da; Carvalho, R. T. de; Levin, A. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2022 Vol.114 pp.219-225 ref.33

2. Stomata facilitate foliar sorption of silver nanoparticles by Arabidopsis thaliana.

Application of nanopesticides may substantially increase surface attachment and internalization of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) in food crops. This study investigated the role of stomata in the internalization of silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) using abscisic acid (ABA)-responsive ecotypes (Ler...

Author(s) : He JianZhou; Zhang Li; He ShengYang; Ryser, E. T.; Li Hui; Zhang Wei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2022 Vol.292 No.Part B ref.72

3. A review on the antimicrobial properties of lectins.

Lectins are biologically versatile biomolecules with remarkable antimicrobial effects, notably against bacteria, fungi and protozoa, in addition to modulating host immunity. For this, the lectins bind to carbohydrates on the surface of the pathogen, which can cause damage to the cell wall and...

Author(s) : Fonseca, V. J. A.; Braga, A. L.; Ribeiro Filho, J.; Teixeira, C. S.; Hora, G. C. A. da; Morais-Braga, M. F. B.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2022 Vol.195 pp.163-178 ref.88

4. Facile formation of injectable quaternized chitosan/tannic acid hydrogels with antibacterial and ROS scavenging capabilities for diabetic wound healing.

The wound healing process of the diabetic wound is often hindered by excessive oxygen free radicals and infection. An ideal wound dressing should possess great reactive oxygen species (ROS) scavenging property and considerable antibacterial ability. In this study, we facilely constructed a novel...

Author(s) : Pan WenHao; Qi XiaoLiang; Xiang YaJing; You ShengYe; Cai ErYa; Gao Teng; Tong XianQin; Hu RongDang; Shen JianLiang; Deng Hui

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2022 Vol.195 pp.190-197 ref.49

5. Camellia meal-based formaldehyde-free adhesive with self-crosslinking, and anti-mildew performance.

The development of eco-friendly adhesives from renewable biomass materials has attracted considerable attention in recent years. Many researchers continue to study and use expensive chemical crosslinking agents that release toxic VOCs and use environmentally unfriendly mildew-proofing agents that...

Author(s) : Wang HanZhang; Chen GuoLiang; Zhang Shifeng; Zhang Wei; Wu Hong; Li ChangZhu; Xiao ZhiHong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.64

6. Effects of B-azolemiteacrylic on life-history traits and demographic parameters of two-Spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae).

The present study was conducted to evaluate sublethal effects of B-azolemiteacrylic on the two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae). Female adults of T. urticae were exposed to LC10 and LC30 of the acaricide, and the effects on treated females and their offspring...

Author(s) : Shang SuQin; Chang Yun; Li WeiZhen; Chang-Qing Wang; Peng-Cheng Nie

Publisher : Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Experimental and Applied Acarology 2022 Vol.86 No.1 pp.61-71 ref.48

7. An exploration on the toxicity mechanisms of phytotoxins and their potential utilities.

Phytotoxins are poisonous substances synthesized by plants or plant pathogens through naturally occurring biochemical reactions. Plants use them as defensive agents against predators (pests, insects, stress, etc.) and diseases. These substances are commonly produced as secondary metabolites and...

Author(s) : Chen HuiLing; Harpreet Singh; Neha Bhardwaj; Bhardwaj, S. K.; Madhu Khatri; Kim KiHyun; Peng Wanxi

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 2022 Vol.52 No.3 pp.395-435 ref.220

8. Comparison of drying techniques for bovine lactoferrin: iron binding and antimicrobial properties of dried lactoferrin.

The effects of pilot scale freeze- and spray-drying on some functional properties of lactoferrin were studied. Denaturation and loss of function relative to the fresh concentrate as received from a dairy factory was estimated in three ways: (a) from the enthalpy of the denaturation peak; (b) by...

Author(s) : Morel, J.; Zain, S. N.; Archer, R.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Dairy Journal 2022 Vol.124 ref.16

9. Willingness to pay for select tick-borne disease prevention measures in endemic areas.

Tick-borne diseases (TBDs) are increasing despite prevention recommendations. We explored whether cost is a barrier to prevention use in Connecticut and Maryland, using a cross-sectional survey. Respondents were queried regarding their willingness to pay for chemical, natural, and rodent-targeted...

Author(s) : Niesobecki, S.; Rutz, H.; Niccolai, L.; Hook, S.; Feldman, K.; Hinckley, A.

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA

Journal article : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2022 Vol.28 No.1 pp.E37-E42 ref.14

10. Increasing the dose of fungicide in the seed treatment of soybean can reduce root rot caused by two species of Globisporangium.

In Brazil, there are some commercial products composed of metalaxyl-M that can be used as seed treatment of soybean. Metalaxyl-M is a fungicide with efficacy against oomycetes, however, the concentrations and recommended doses of commercial products are not very effective. The objective of this...

Author(s) : Molin, C.; Ribeiro, N. R.; Matusomoto, M. N.; Bordignon, K. B.; Balbinotti, M.; Barbieri, M.; Deuner, C. C.; Huzar-Novakowiski, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Crop Protection 2022 Vol.152 ref.24

11. Water-soluble caffeic acid-dopamine acid-base complex exhibits enhanced bactericidal, antioxidant, and anticancer properties.

Despite the highly potent biological characteristics, the poor water-solubility of caffeic acid (CA) limits its applications in various domains. Here, we present a facile approach, wherein CA has been treated with dopamine hydrochloride (Dopa. HCl) to obtain a water-soluble acid-base complex, which ...

Author(s) : Hemanjali Mude; Maroju, P. A.; Aniket Balapure; Ramakrishnan Ganesan; Dutta, J. R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.374 ref.45

12. Non-volatile compounds of Hyssopus cuspidatus Boriss and their antioxidant and antimicrobial activities.

Hyssopus cuspidatus is a famous spice and an aromatic vegetable. Few information could be available concerning its non-volatile chemical composition and bioactivities. Preliminary bioactive evaluations on the crude ethanol extract and its four fractions disclosed that the ethyl acetate fraction...

Author(s) : Aihaiti, K.; Li Jun; Yaermaimaiti, S.; Liu Liu; Xin XueLei; Aisa, H. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.374 ref.40

13. Curing two predominant viruses occurring in Lentinula edodes by chemotherapy and mycelial fragmentation methods.

Previous research has established that Lentinula edodes mycovirus HKB (LeV-HKB) and L. edodes partitivirus 1(LePV1) are major mycoviruses identified in L. edodes germplasm. In this paper, two different methods for curing these two dsRNA mycoviruses, ribavirin treatment and mycelial fragmentation,...

Author(s) : Sun YiJia; Guo MengPei; Wang JinJie; Bian YinBing; Xu ZhangYi

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Virological Methods 2022 Vol.300

14. Effect of sublethal concentrations of bactericidal antibiotics on mutation frequency and stress response of Listeria monocytogenes.

The purpose of this study was to investigate sublethal concentrations (SLC) of bactericidal antibiotics (ampicillin, gentamicin, kanamycin, and vancomycin) on the mutation frequency and stress response of antibiotic-induced-mutated (AIM) Listeria monocytogenes. Three L. monocytogenes strains...

Author(s) : Byun KyeHwan; Han SangHa; Choi MinWoo; Park SiHong; Ha SangDo

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Research International 2022 Vol.151 ref.54

15. Natural imidazole alkaloids as antibacterial agents against Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae isolated from kiwi endophytic fungus Fusarium tricinctum.

Kiwi (Actinidia chinensis) plants are severely destroyed by canker disease which is caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (Psa). This program tries to find anti-Psa agents among secondary metabolites of endophytic fungi from kiwi plant itself. The chemical investigation on one ...

Author(s) : Ma JinTao; Du JiaoXian; Zhang Yan; Liu JiKai; Feng Tao; He Juan

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Fitoterapia 2022 Vol.156

16. Growth inhibition of phytopathogenic spiroplasmas by membrane-interactive antimicrobial peptides novispirin T7 and caerin 1.1.

Spiroplasma kunkelii and Spiroplasma citri, both helical-shaped cell wall-less bacteria, are the causative agents of corn stunt disease and citrus stubborn disease, respectively. Plants exhibiting natural resistance to these phytopathogenic spiroplasmas are currently lacking. Engineering artificial ...

Author(s) : Wei, W.; Davis, R. E.; Mowery, J. D.; Zhao Yan

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Annals of Applied Biology 2022 Vol.180 No.1 pp.109-117 ref.59

17. A look forward.

This chapter focuses on different management practices in growing cotton, including the use of genetically modified varieties, pesticide application, crop rotation, spacing, irrigation, weed control, integrated pest management and organic farming.

Author(s) : Matthews, G.

Book chapter : Pest management in cotton: a global perspective 2022 pp.264-271 ref.16

18. Construction of a theoretical model for fan nozzles with precise atomization angles for plant protection.

The fan nozzle is widely used in the process of pest control in agriculture and forestry. The spray angle of the nozzle is an important characterization parameter in the atomization of liquids. The spray angle of the nozzle is an important characterizing parameter in the liquid atomization process. ...

Author(s) : Chen ChongChong; Li ShouGen; Wu XiaoYi; Zheng YongJun; Wang YaXiong; Kang Feng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.287 No.Part 2 ref.38

19. Maleimide structure: a promising scaffold for the development of antimicrobial agents.

Natural compounds bearing maleimide rings are a series of secondary metabolites derived from fungi/marine microorganisms, which are characterized by a general structure -CO-N(R)-CO-, and the R group is normally substituted with alkyl or aryl groups. Maleimide compounds show various biological...

Author(s) : Ma Zhi; Qiu Shuo; Chen HanChi; Zhang Dong; Lu YueLe; Chen XiaoLong

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Asian Natural Products Research 2022 Vol.24 No.1 pp.1-14 ref.94

20. Role of basic aminoalkyl chains in the lead optimization of indoloquinoline alkaloids.

Indoloquinoline (IQ) is an important class of naturally occurring antimalarial alkaloids, mainly represented by cryptolepine, isocryptolepine, and neocryptolepine. The IQ structural framework consists of four isomeric ring systems differing via the linkage of indole with quinoline as [3,2-b],...

Author(s) : Nuthakki, V. K.; Ramesh Mudududdla; Bharate, S. B.

Publisher : Elsevier Masson SAS, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

Journal article : European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2022 Vol.227 ref.93

21. Synthesis and in vitro antitrypanosomal evaluation of novel 6-heteroarylidene-substituted quinolone derivatives.

Human African trypanosomiasis is a vector-borne tropical disease of African origin. Presently, due to human migration and climate change, the disease might present global health and economic burdens as current chemotherapy of trypanosomiasis remains a challenge due to limited existing drugs, which...

Author(s) : Angula, K. T.; Legoabe, L. J.; Swart, T.; Hoppe, H. C.; Beteck, R. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Masson SAS, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

Journal article : European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2022 Vol.227 ref.39

22. Construction and activity evaluation of novel benzodioxane derivatives as dual-target antifungal inhibitors.

Ergosterol exert the important function in maintaining the fluidity and osmotic pressure of fungal cells, and its key biosynthesis enzymes (Squalene epoxidase, SE; 14 α-demethylase, CYP51) displayed the obvious synergistic effects. Therefore, we expected to discover the novel antifungal compounds...

Author(s) : An YunFei; Liu WenXia; Xie HongLei; Fan HaiYan; Han Jun; Sun Bin

Publisher : Elsevier Masson SAS, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

Journal article : European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2022 Vol.227 ref.34

23. Heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90)/histone deacetylase (HDAC) dual inhibitors for the treatment of azoles-resistant Candida albicans.

Clinical treatment of candidiasis has suffered from increasingly severe drug resistance and limited efficacy. Thus, novel strategies to deal with drug resistance are highly desired to develop effective therapeutic agents. Herein, dual inhibition of heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) and histone...

Author(s) : Li ChaoChen; Tu Jie; Han GuiYan; Liu Na; Sheng ChunQuan

Publisher : Elsevier Masson SAS, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

Journal article : European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2022 Vol.227 ref.42

24. Current and future chemical treatments to fight biodeterioration of outdoor building materials and associated biofilms: moving away from ecotoxic and towards efficient, sustainable solutions.

All types of building materials are rapidly colonized by microorganisms, initially through an invisible and then later a visible biofilm that leads to their biodeterioration. Over centuries, this natural phenomenon has been managed using mechanical procedures, oils, or even wax. In modern history,...

Author(s) : Romani, M.; Warscheid, T.; Nicole, L.; Marcon, L.; Martino, P. di; Suzuki, M. T.; Lebaron, P.; Lami, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.802 ref.271

25. Transcriptomic analysis reveals antibacterial mechanism of flavonoids from Sedum aizoon L. against Pseudomonas fragi.

Flavonoids in Sedum aizoon L. (FSAL) have been used traditional medicine due to its antibacterial properties and anti-inflammatory. In this study, the molecular mechanisms involved in the action of FSAL on Pseudomonas fragi (P. fragi) were investigated for the first time using the transcriptome....

Author(s) : Wang HaoXia; Xu Feng; Zhang Xin; Shao XingFeng; Wei YingYing; Wang HongFei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Control 2022 Vol.134