Peer-reviewed Articles

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Background Nowadays, the most widely used types of wearable sensors in gait analysis are inertial sensors. The aim of the study was to assess the agreement between two different systems for measuring gait parameters (inertial sensor vs. electronic walkway) on healthy...

["Bioengineering","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.8835
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Trauma and related fear exert significant influence on mental and physical health throughout the lifespan and are associated with intergenerational patterns of development, health, and behavior. DNA methylation and gene expression are involved in our developmental...

["Genetics","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.8858
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The new ichnospecies Paleohelcura araraquarensis isp. nov. is described from the Upper Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous Botucatu Formation of Brazil. This formation records a gigantic eolian sand sea (erg), formed under an arid climate in the south-central part of Gondwana....

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Entomology","Paleontology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.8880
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The animal’s blood is the most complicated and important biological liquid for veterinary medicine. In addition to standard methods that are always in use, recent technologies such as dynamic tensiometry (DT) of blood serum and PCR analysis of particular markers...

["Biochemistry","Veterinary Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.8997
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Background Benzalkonium chloride (BAK), commonly used in glaucoma treatment, is an eye drop preservative with dose-dependent toxicity. Previous studies have observed the multi-functional benefits of angiogenin (ANG) against glaucoma. In our study, we evaluated...

["Bioengineering","Drugs and Devices","Ophthalmology","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.9084
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Lizard and snake remains from the early Miocene (Burdigalian) of the Moghra Formation, Egypt, are described herein. This material comprises the first fossil remains of squamates recovered from the otherwise rich and well known vertebrate assemblage of Moghra. The...

["Biodiversity","Paleontology","Taxonomy","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.9092
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The horticulturally important genus Zantedeschia (Araceae) comprises eight species of herbaceous perennials. We sequenced, assembled and analyzed the chloroplast (cp) genomes of four species of Zantedeschia (Z. aethiopica, Z. odorata, Z. elliottiana, and Z. rehmannii)...

["Agricultural Science","Evolutionary Studies","Genomics","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.9132
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Background To study the peculiarities of changes in creatinine concentration in blood serum of untrained men during the prolonged usage of training loads different in volume and intensity, and to determine the value of this biochemical marker for the assessment...

["Biochemistry","Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.9137
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Here we give names to three new species of Paraburkholderia that can remain in symbiosis indefinitely in the spores of a soil dwelling eukaryote, Dictyostelium discoideum. The new species P. agricolaris sp. nov., P. hayleyella sp. nov., and P. bonniea sp. nov....

["Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Microbiology","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.9151
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Background DNA double strand break repair is important to preserve the fidelity of our genetic makeup after DNA damage. Rad50 is one of the components in MRN complex important for DNA repair mechanism. Rad50 mutations can lead to microcephaly, mental retardation...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.9197
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Background Human milk microbiota plays a role in the bacterial colonization of the neonatal gut, which has important consequences in the health and development of the newborn. However, there are few studies about the vertical transfer of bacteria from mother to...

["Bioinformatics","Microbiology","Pediatrics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.9205
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Background Stress reactivity can be different in women compared to men, which might consequently influence disease risk.Stress in women may also generate adverse physiological effects on their offspring during pregnancy or lactation. The objective of this study...

["Clinical Trials","Psychiatry and Psychology","Women\u2019s Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.9217
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Introduction Retinoblastoma (RB) is one common pediatric malignant tumor with dismal outcomes. Heterogeneity of RB and subtypes of RB were identified but the association between the subtypes of RB and RB progression have not been fully investigated. Methods Four...

["Bioinformatics","Ophthalmology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.8873
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Vitiligo is a chronic asymptomatic disorder affecting melanocytes from the basal layer of the epidermis which leads to a patchy loss of skin color. Even though it is one of the neglected disease conditions, people suffering from vitiligo are more prone to psychological...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Dermatology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.9119
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Background Red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is one of the most destructive insects for palm trees in the world. However, its genome resources are still in the blank stage, which limits the study of molecular and growth development...

["Biodiversity","Entomology","Genetics","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.9133

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