Peer-reviewed Articles

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Background Dumbbell curl (DC) and barbell curl in its two variants, straight (BC) or undulated bar (EZ) are typical exercises to train the elbow flexors. The aim of the study was to verify if the execution of these three variants could induce a selective electromyographic...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5165
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225 views

Background Cassia fistula (L.) (Fabaceae) is a medicinal plant from tropical Asia. It is known for its marked antioxidant activity, which is attributed to its high phenolic content. The present study aims at testing both the antioxidant and neuroprotective effects...

["Plant Science","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5159
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The demand for reproducible research is on the rise in disciplines concerned with data analysis and computational methods. Therefore, we reviewed current recommendations for reproducible research and translated them into criteria for assessing the reproducibility...

["Science Policy","Computational Science","Data Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5072
23 downloads
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Background A robust feature of sensorimotor synchronization (SMS) performance in finger tapping to an auditory pacing signal is the negative asynchrony of the tap with respect to the pacing signal. The Paillard–Fraisse hypothesis suggests that negative asynchrony...

["Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5242
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Low-cost Illumina sequencing of clinically-important bacterial pathogens has generated thousands of publicly available genomic datasets. Analyzing these genomes and extracting relevant information for each pathogen and the associated clinical phenotypes requires...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5261
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Sex structure is very labile between populations and specific for each population because it is a result of genetic, ontogenetic and biocenotic influences on the mollusks. In this study, the age frequency distribution, age-sex structure, and sex ratio were assessed...

["Ecology","Marine Biology","Population Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5240
33 downloads
109 views

Pleurotus tuoliensis, a kind of valuable and favorable edible mushroom in China, is always subjected to high environmental temperature during cultivation. In our previous study with P. tuoliensis, trehalose proved to be effective for tolerating heat stress. Trehalose-6-phosphate...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Biotechnology","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5230
28 downloads
259 views

Rhizophora apiculata is a halophytic, small mangrove tree distributed along the coastal regions of the tropical and subtropical areas of the world. They are natural genetic reservoirs of salt adaptation genes and offer a unique system to explore adaptive mechanisms...

["Molecular Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5226
35 downloads
269 views

Background Climate change is one of the greatest threats to biodiversity, pushing species to shift their distribution ranges and making existing protected areas inadequate. Estimating species distribution and potential modifications under climate change are then...

["Biogeography","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Climate Change Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5222
19 downloads
146 views

The accumulation of RNA sequencing (RNA-Seq) gene expression data in recent years has resulted in large and complex data sets of high dimensions. Exploratory analysis, including data mining and visualization, reveals hidden patterns and potential outliers in such...

["Plant Science","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5199
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The human Achilles tendon (AT) consists of sub-tendons arising from the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles that exhibit non-uniform tissue displacements thought to facilitate some independent actuation. However, the mechanisms governing non-uniform displacement patterns...

["Bioengineering","Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5182
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The antimicrobial additive triclosan has been used in personal care products widely across the globe for decades. Triclosan resistance has been noted among Vibrio spp., but reports have been anecdotal and the extent of phenotypic triclosan resistance across the...

["Marine Biology","Microbiology","Public Health","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5170
32 downloads
347 views

Black Band Disease (BBD) is a widely distributed and destructive coral disease that has been studied on a global scale, but baseline data on coral diseases is missing from many areas of the Arabian Seas. Here we report on the broad distribution and prevalence of...

["Biogeography","Ecology","Marine Biology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5169
28 downloads
147 views

Murine models are widely used to explore host-microbe interactions because of the challenges and limitations inherent to human studies. However, microbiome studies in murine models are not without their nuances. Inter-individual variations in gut microbiota are...

["Bioinformatics","Biotechnology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5166
35 downloads
232 views

Background The olive tree is a typical crop of the Mediterranean basin where it shows a wide diversity, accounting for more than 2,600 cultivars. The ability to discriminate olive cultivars and determine their genetic variability is pivotal for an optimal exploitation...

["Agricultural Science","Biodiversity","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5260

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