81 downloads
254 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
48 downloads
96 views

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
104 downloads
383 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
56 downloads
215 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
50 downloads
102 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
57 downloads
200 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
61 downloads
240 views

Background Dyslipidemia contributes to the risk of many diseases, including stroke, cardiovascular disease and metabolic-related diseases. Previous studies have indicated that single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are associated with different levels of serum...

["Biochemistry","Genetics","Epidemiology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6175
43 downloads
107 views

Multiple biological mysteries remain in the definition and organization of genetic information into different chromosomes. Up to now, genome architecture at the chromosome level remain enigmatic concerning the reasons why evolution and natural selection arranged...

["Biochemistry","Bioengineering","Biotechnology","Cell Biology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27462v1
145 downloads
380 views

Background Solanum nigrum (black nightshade; S. nigrum), a member of family Solanaceae, has been endowed with a heterogeneous array of secondary metabolites of which the steroidal glycoalkaloids (SGAs) and steroidal saponins (SS) have vast potential to serve as...

["Biochemistry","Bioinformatics","Cell Biology","Computational Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6012
147 downloads
347 views

Genome sequences of marine streptomycetes are valuable for the discovery of useful enzymes and bioactive compounds by genome mining. However, publicly available complete genome sequences of marine streptomycetes are still limited. Here, we present the complete...

["Biochemistry","Genomics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6122
1 citation
140 downloads
461 views

Pacific chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus) is an important fish throughout the world, especially in East Asian countries, including Korea, China, and Japan. Protein hydrolysates from marine sources are commonly used as nutritional supplements, functional ingredients,...

["Biochemistry","Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology","Evidence Based Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6181
91 downloads
324 views

Pleurotus ferulae is an edible and medicinal mushroom with various bioactivities. Here, the ethanol extracts of wild and cultivated P. ferulae (PFEE-W and PFEE-C) and their subfractions including petroleum ether (Pe-W/Pe-C), ethyl acetate (Ea-W/Ea-C) and n-butanol...

["Biochemistry","Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Oncology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6097
103 downloads
470 views

Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri 306 (XccA) is the causal agent of type A citrus canker (CC), one of the most significant citriculture diseases. Murein lytic transglycosylases (LT), potentially involved in XccA pathogenicity, are enzymes responsible for peptidoglycan...

["Biochemistry","Bioinformatics","Genetics","Genomics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6111
173 downloads
577 views

Background Green synthesis of metallic nanoparticles has gained significant attention in the field of nanomedicine as an environment-friendly and cost-effective alternative in comparison with other physical and chemical methods. Several metals such as silver, gold,...

["Biochemistry","Bioengineering","Microbiology","Nutrition","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6086
94 downloads
453 views

The classical way of defining enzyme inhibition has obscured the distinction between inhibitory effect and the inhibitor binding constant. This article examines the relationship between the simple binding curve used to define biomolecular interactions and the standard...

["Biochemistry","Computational Biology","Mathematical Biology","Drugs and Devices","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6082

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