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The protein-protein interaction network of seven pleiotropic proteins (PIN7) contains proteins with multiple functions in the aging and age-related diseases (TPPII, CDK2, MYBBP1A, p53, SIRT6, SIRT7, and BSG). At the present work, the pathway enrichment, the gene...

["Biochemistry","Bioinformatics","Molecular Biology","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27547v1
12 downloads
88 views

The present paper describes the first screening study of the ability of natural yeast strains to synthesize in culture the plant-related cytokine hormone zeatin, which was carried out using HPLC-MS/MS. A collection of 76 wild strains of 36 yeast species (23 genera)...

["Biochemistry","Mycology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6474
10 downloads
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When faced with extreme environmental conditions, the milk snail (Otala lactea) enters a state of dormancy known as estivation. This is characterized by a strong reduction in metabolic rate to <30% of normal resting rate that is facilitated by various behavioural,...

["Biochemistry","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6515
39 downloads
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Microalgae, eukaryotic unicellular plants, are increasing in demand due to their use as nutraceutical and food supplements. They consisted different kinds of biologically active components such as polysaccharides. On the other hand, cancer is the leading cause...

["Biochemistry","Evidence Based Medicine","Oncology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6409
32 downloads
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Cyclocarya paliurus (Batal) Iljinskaja is a multiple function tree species, but its main utilization is for the harvesting of its leaves as materials for tea production and recently as ingredients for the food industry. In this study aqueous extracts of C. paliurus...

["Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6492
70 downloads
68 views

Hemp is a Pb-tolerant and Pb-accumulating plant, and the study of its tolerance mechanisms could facilitate the breeding of hemp with enhanced Pb tolerance and accumulation. In the present study, we took advantage of SWATH (sequential window acquisition of all...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27527v1
64 downloads
226 views

NAD glycohydrolase (EC 3.2.2.5) (NADase) sequences have been identified in 10 elapid and crotalid venom gland transcriptomes, eight of which are complete. These sequences show very high homology, but elapid and crotalid sequences also display consistent differences....

["Biochemistry","Genomics","Toxicology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6154
40 downloads
206 views

Background Fool’s watercress (Apium nodiflorum) is an edible vegetable with potential as a new crop. However, little information is available regarding the antioxidant properties of the plant and the individual phenolics accounting for this capacity are unknown....

["Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6296
44 downloads
226 views

Saussurea is one of the most species-rich genera in the family Asteraceae, where some have a complex evolutionary history, including radiation and convergent evolution, and the identification of these species is notoriously difficult. This genus contains many plants...

["Biochemistry","Molecular Biology","Plant Science","Taxonomy","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6357
40 downloads
202 views

Background Taxifolin (TAX), is an active flavonoid, that plays an underlying protective role on the cardiovascular system. This study aimed to evaluate its effect and potential mechanisms on myocardial ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury. Methods Healthy rat heart...

["Biochemistry","Cardiology","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6383
33 downloads
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The red seaweed G. vermiculophylla is rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids with 20 carbon atoms, mainly arachidonic acid (AA) and eicosapentaenoic acid, which are precursors of prostaglandins (PGs). The present study aimed to elucidate the capability of the seaweed...

["Biochemistry","Biosynthesis"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27508v1
47 downloads
294 views

To ensure the safety of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, insight into the potential impacts of CO2 leakage on the ecosystem is necessary. We conducted a greenhouse experiment to investigate the effects of high soil CO2 on plant growth and the soil environment....

["Biochemistry","Ecosystem Science","Plant Science","Soil Science","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6311
33 downloads
154 views

This study provides information on biological (gonadosomatic index), commercial quality (condition index and meat yield) and biochemical aspects (proximate composition, fatty acids) of the soft tissues of Flexopecten glaber reared in suspended cages in the Ionian...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology","Marine Biology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5810
36 downloads
91 views

Microbes play important roles in human health and disease either as individual species or as a consortium. While medical microbiology has traditionally associated a single species with a specific disease, recent knowledge of the diversity of microbes present at...

["Biochemistry","Computational Biology","Genomics","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27483v1
34 downloads
143 views

Didymin, a type of flavono-o-glycoside compound naturally present in citrus fruits, has been reported to be an effective anticancer agent. However, its effects on stress resistance are unclear. In this study, we treated Caenorhabditis elegans with didymin at several...

["Biochemistry","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6218

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