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1. A closer look on the variety and abundance of the faecal resistome of wild boar.

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious problem for public and animal health, and also for the environment. Monitoring and reporting the occurrence of AMR determinants and bacteria with the potential to disseminate is a priority for health surveillance programs around the world and critical to...

Author(s) : Dias, D.; Fonseca, C.; Mendo, S.; Caetano, T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2022 Vol.292 No.Part B ref.59

2. Evaluation of phycocyanin promoter function in bacteria by investigating the expression of HBsAg.

Many items affect the yields of every recombinant protein production. Promoters are one of the key regulatory elements which control the level of recombinant protein expression in the host. Although in some studies (Hepatitis B Surface Antigen) HBsAg was cloned in E. coli, in many of them common...

Author(s) : Abdali, N.; Kazaemitabar, S. K.; Naghavi, M. R.; Shahsavar, F.; Tabaripour, R.; Ismaili, A.

Publisher : Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, National Center for Information and Documentation (NIDOC), Cairo, Egypt

Journal article : Egyptian Journal of Veterinary Sciences 2022 Vol.53 No.1 pp.99-109 ref.30

3. 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

4. Structural characterization of an envelope-associated adeno-associated virus type 2 capsid.

Adeno-associated virus (AAV) are classified as non-enveloped ssDNA viruses. However, AAV capsids embedded within exosomes have been observed, and it has been suggested that the AAV membrane associated accessory protein (MAAP) may play a role in envelope-associated AAV (EA-AAV) capsid formation....

Author(s) : Hull, J. A.; Mietzsch, M.; Chipman, P.; Strugatsky, D.; McKenna, R.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Virology 2022 Vol.565 pp.22-28 ref.39

5. An Adenovirus early region 4 deletion mutant induces g2/m arrest via ATM activation and reduces expression of the mitotic marker phosphorylated (ser10) histone 3.

Adenovirus (Ad) type 5 (Ad5) early region 4 (E4) proteins inhibit the DNA damage response (DDR) including activation of the DDR kinase ATM and its substrates, which can induce G2/M cell cycle arrest. Infection with Ad5 or the E4 deletion mutant H5dl1007 (1007) resulted in the accumulation of post...

Author(s) : Kafle, C. M.; Anderson, A. Y.; Prakash, A.; Swedik, S.; Bridge, E.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Virology 2022 Vol.565 pp.1-12 ref.63

6. The local integration preference of the Tf1 retrotransposon in Schizosaccharomyces pombe.

Transposons are mobile DNAs that can move to different locations in host genomes. The integration site selection of transposons is critical for both themselves and host cells. Studies on the integration of retrotransposons and retroviruses have focused more on the global preference than on the...

Author(s) : Cui YuJin; Guo YaBin

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Virology 2022 Vol.565 pp.52-57

7. DNA-PK phosphorylation at Ser2056 during adenovirus E4 mutant infection is promoted by viral DNA replication and independent of the MRN complex.

Adenovirus (Ad) early region 4 (E4) mutants activate cellular DNA damage responses (DDRs) that include non-homologous end joining (NHEJ) pathways mediated by the DNA repair kinase DNA-PK and its associated factors Ku70/Ku86. NHEJ results in concatenation of the viral linear double-stranded DNA...

Author(s) : Chen, C.; Bridge, E.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Virology 2022 Vol.565 pp.82-95 ref.59

8. Optimisation of methodology for whole genome sequencing of Measles Virus directly from patient specimens.

In an era of decreasing genetic diversity of Measles Virus (MeV), effective surveillance requires a higher-resolution genotyping method or whole genome sequencing (WGS) to document elimination. Through optimization of MeV WGS protocol, we developed a MeV-specific probe enrichment method that allows ...

Author(s) : Schulz, H.; Hiebert, J.; Frost, J.; McLachlan, E.; Severini, A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Virological Methods 2022 Vol.299 ref.31

9. Optimization of magnetic bead-based nucleic acid extraction for SARS-CoV-2 testing using readily available reagents.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for generic reagents and flexible systems in diagnostic testing. Magnetic bead-based nucleic acid extraction protocols using 96-well plates on open liquid handlers are readily amenable to meet this need. Here, one such approach is rigorously optimized...

Author(s) : Haile, S.; Nikiforuk, A. M.; Pandoh, P. K.; Twa, D. D. W.; Smailus, D. E.; Nguyen, J.; Pleasance, S.; Wong Angus; Zhao YongJun; Eisler, D.; Moksa, M.; Cao Qi; Wong Marcus; Su, E.; Krzywinski, M.; Nelson, J.; Mungall, A. J.; Tsang Frankie; Prentice, L. M.; Jassem, A.; Manges, A. R.; Jones, S. J. M.; Coope, R. J.; Prystajecky, N.; Marra, M. A.; Krajden, M.; Hirst, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Virological Methods 2022 Vol.299 ref.5

10. Pyrolysis of polypropylene plastic waste into carbonaceous char: priority of plastic waste management amidst COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 global pandemic, originated from Wuhan, resulted in a massive increase in the output of polypropylene (PP)-based personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers. The continuous demand of PPE across the world caused the PP based plastic wastes accumulation. Some alternative...

Author(s) : Harussani, M. M.; Sapuan, S. M.; Rashid, U.; Khalina, A.; Ilyas, R. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.803 ref.158

11. More than seven decades of Acta tropica: partnership to advance the 2030 agenda for sustainable development.

The inaugural issue of Acta Tropica has been published in 1944, at a time of utmost international isolation and uncertainty due to World War II. Now, more than seven decades later, Acta Tropica is a trusted outlet to communicate and disseminate scientific advances in the fields of parasitology and...

Author(s) : Graf, A.; Konou, A. A.; Meier, L.; Brattig, N. W.; Utzinger, J.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.39

12. Molecular epidemiology of Yellow fever virus in Africa: a perspective of the phylogeographic split between East/Central African and West African lineages.

Yellow fever (YF) is a major public-health problem in Africa. Yellow fever virus (YFV), the etiological agent responsible for the disease, exhibits clear delineation of phylogeography between East/Central Africa and West Africa. In order to decipher the genetic nature of the YFV epidemic between...

Author(s) : Li Yan

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

13. An entropy driven catalytic reaction powered DNA motor for simultaneous detection of ochratoxin A and chloramphenicol in food.

An entropy driven catalytic reaction powered DNA motor was proposed for simultaneous detection of ochratoxin A (OTA) and chloramphenicol (CAP) in food. The dumbbell hairpin structure was formed by the two aptamers of OTA and CAP. The dumbbell hairpin can be opened by the interaction of OTA and CAP...

Author(s) : Wu LiangHu; Hu YuTing; Li YuTing; Lou LiYan; Yun Wen; Chen Hong; Yang LiZhu

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 2022 Vol.264 ref.34

14. Changes in the concentration and composition of urban aerosols during the COVID-19 lockdown.

This work investigates the impact of COVID-19 restrictive measures on the mass concentrations of PM1 and PM10, and their chemical components (water-soluble ions, organic and elemental carbon, and major and trace metals) at an urban site in the western Mediterranean. The evolution of gaseous...

Author(s) : Clemente, Á.; Yubero, E.; Nicolás, J. F.; Caballero, S.; Crespo, J.; Galindo, N.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.203 ref.many

15. A review of methods to reduce the probability of the airborne spread of COVID-19 in ventilation systems and enclosed spaces.

COVID-19 forced the human population to rethink its way of living. The threat posed by the potential spread of the virus via an airborne transmission mode through ventilation systems in buildings and enclosed spaces has been recognized as a major concern. To mitigate this threat, researchers have...

Author(s) : Berry, G.; Parsons, A.; Morgan, M.; Rickert, J.; Cho Heejin

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.203 ref.many

16. Policy framework and development strategy for freshwater aquaculture sector in the light of COVID-19 impact in Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, India.

The present study was aimed at understanding the impact of COVID-19 pandemic related restrictions on the freshwater aquaculture sector of Andaman and Nicobar archipelago (ANI). The researchers interviewed the freshwater fish farmers (N = 211) covering all the three districts (North and Middle,...

Author(s) : Kiruba-Sankar, R.; Saravanan, K.; Harsha Haridas; Praveenraj, J.; Utpal Biswas; Ritika Sarkar

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Aquaculture 2022 Vol.548 No.Part 1 ref.57

17. 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

18. Enhancing the degradation of aflatoxin B1 by co-cultivation of two fungi strains with the improved production of detoxifying enzymes.

After the co-culture of Aspergillus niger and Pleurotus ostreatus, the obtained extracellular crude enzymes solution was employed to aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) degradation. The maximum AFB1 degradation with co-culture reached 93.4%, which increased by 65.9% and 37.6%, respectively, compared with those of...

Author(s) : Wang Le; Huang Wei; Shen Yan; Zhao YaWei; Wu DaPeng; Yin HaiCheng; Yang ShuoYe; Yuan QiPeng; Liang WenHui; Wang JinShui

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.371 ref.39

19. Diversity and distribution of antibiotic resistance genes associated with road sediments transported in urban stormwater runoff.

Recently, increasing attention has been paid to antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in urban stormwater runoff. However, there were little data on the diversity and distribution of ARGs associated with road sediments transported in runoff. The investigation of ARGs diversity showed that sulfonamide...

Author(s) : Zuo XiaoJun; Suo PengCheng; Li Yang; Xu QiangQiang

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2022 Vol.292 No.Part B ref.56

20. Phi 6 recovery from inoculated fingerpads based on elution buffer and methodology.

Phi 6 (Φ6) bacteriophage is a proposed surrogate to study pathogenic enveloped viruses including SARS-CoV-2-the causative agent of COVID-19-based on structural similarities, BSL-1 status, and ease of use. To determine the role of virus-contaminated hands in disease transmission, an enhanced...

Author(s) : Baker, C. A.; Gibson, K. E.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Virological Methods 2022 Vol.299 ref.53

21. Health and safety aspects of traditional European meat products. a review.

Meat products constitute one of the most important groups of traditional foods. Thanks to the unique and favorable organoleptic characteristics, and high quality, they are willingly chosen by consumers. Lately, there has been a growing concern over the health aspects of these products. Therefore,...

Author(s) : Halagarda, M.; Wójciak, K. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Meat Science 2022 Vol.184 ref.216

22. Spatial analysis of the sociodemographic characteristics, comorbidities, hospitalization, signs, and symptoms among hospitalized coronavirus disease 2019 cases in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

After more than 1 year from the beginning of the pandemic, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has reached all continents. The number of infected people is still increasing, and Brazil is among the countries with the highest number of registered cases in the world. In this study, we...

Author(s) : Alves, A. T. J.; Raposo, L. M.; Nobre, F. F.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : International Journal of Health Services 2022 Vol.52 No.1 pp.38-46 ref.27

23. Health shocks and unbalanced growth of medical resources: evidence from the SARS epidemic in China.

Since the outbreak of the SARS epidemic in 2003, the Chinese government has increased inputs to bolster the health care system. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the geographic maldistribution of health resources in China. We examine the spatial and temporal variation of the SARS epidemic...

Author(s) : Wang JuAn; Wu HanTao

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : International Journal of Health Services 2022 Vol.52 No.1 pp.47-60 ref.32

24. Effectiveness of government policies in controlling COVID-19 in India.

The purpose of this study is to find the demographic factors associated with the spread of COVID-19 and to suggest a measure for identifying the effectiveness of government policies in controlling COVID-19. The study hypothesizes that the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 patients depends on...

Author(s) : Ashutosh Pandey; Saxena, N. K.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : International Journal of Health Services 2022 Vol.52 No.1 pp.30-37 ref.11

25. Nanodiamond-decorated thin film composite membranes with antifouling and antibacterial properties.

Membrane fouling is the main bottleneck that restricts the practical applications of membrane processes. In this work, we report an effective and scalable method to reduce the fouling of polyamide thin film composite (TFC) membranes by grafting amine-functionalized nanodiamond (ND) particles. The...

Author(s) : Karami, P.; Aktij, S. A.; Khorshidi, B.; Firouzjaei, M. D.; Asad, A.; Elliott, M.; Rahimpour, A.; Soares, J. B. P.; Sadrzadeh, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Desalination 2022 Vol.522 ref.60