48 downloads
130 views

Coral reefs rely on their intracellular dinoflagellate symbionts (family Symbiodiniaceae) for nutritional provision in nutrient-poor waters, yet this association is threatened by thermally stressful conditions. Despite this, the evolutionary potential of these...

["Ecology","Genetics","Marine Biology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7178
16 downloads
76 views

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a systemic autoimmune disease that primarily affects women, especially those of reproductive age. Genetics, environment, and gene-environment interactions play key roles in the development of SLE. Despite the numerous susceptibility...

["Allergy and Clinical Immunology","Immunology","Nephrology","Rheumatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7179
28 downloads
79 views

It is vital to understand the conservation and evolution of gene promoter sequences in order to understand environmental adaptation. The level of promoter conservation varies greatly between housekeeping (HK) and tissue-specific (TS) genes, denoting differences...

["Bioinformatics","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Genomics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7204
28 downloads
65 views

Background With an increasing number of motor vehicle crashes, there is an urgent need in emergency departments (EDs) to assess patients with multiple trauma quickly, easily, and reliably. Trauma severity can range from a minor to major threats to life or bodily...

["Emergency and Critical Care","Evidence Based Medicine","Health Policy","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7227
25 downloads
59 views

The argument makes the case for cell lineage trees and cell tree dynamics to be considered as the central structure and process of understanding organismal level, multicellular biological aging. The upper limit challenge of counteracting biological aging is robust...

["Cell Biology","Computational Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27821v1
23 downloads
41 views

There is no doubt that the Blockchain has become an important technology that imposes itself in its use. With the increasing demand for this technology it is necessary to develop and update techniques proposed to deal with other technologies, especially in the...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Emerging Technologies","Security and Privacy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27820v1
34 downloads
61 views

The plant DNA-binding with one finger (Dof) gene family is a class of plant-specific transcription factors that play vital roles in many biological processes and response to stresses. In the present study, a total of 36 ClDof genes were identified in the watermelon...

["Agricultural Science","Genomics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27819v1
25 downloads
59 views

Earthworms are regarded as the bio-indicators of soil quality and are perhaps the most significant regulators of soil structure and organic matter content in a variety of terrestrial soil ecosystems, paving the way for sustainable green agriculture and land rehabilitation....

["Ecology","Soil Science","Population Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27818v1
31 downloads
56 views

Background. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) are common in some hospital settings and their clonal spread has been described in different regions of the world. We determined the antimicrobial susceptibility profile and the clonal relationship of VRE isolates...

["Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27817v1
92 downloads
121 views

Background Matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-2 and -9 are Osteopontin (OPN) dependent molecules implicated in the destabilization of blood vessels. OPN and MMPs have been studied in brain arteriovenous malformation (BAVM) patients’ tissues and blood samples before...

["Molecular Biology","Neuroscience","Pathology","Surgery and Surgical Specialties","Histology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7058
71 downloads
459 views

The recognition of individuals through vocalizations is a highly adaptive ability in the social behavior of many species, including humans. However, the extent to which nonlinguistic vocalizations such as screams permit individual recognition in humans remains...

["Animal Behavior","Evolutionary Studies","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7087
70 downloads
86 views

Background Sevoflurane postconditioning (SpostC) can alleviate hypoxia-reoxygenation injury of cardiomyocytes; however, the specific mechanism remains unclear. This study aimed to investigate whether SpostC promotes mitochondrial autophagy through the hypoxia-inducible...

["Anesthesiology and Pain Management","Cardiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7165
123 downloads
386 views

The extinct ray-finned fish taxon Robustichthys luopingensis from Luoping, eastern Yunnan, China represents the largest holostean known in the Middle Triassic. Despite its potential significance for investigating the holostean phylogeny and reconstructing the Triassic...

["Paleontology","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7184
86 downloads
93 views

Halophilic and alkaliphilic microalgal strain SAE1 was isolated from the saline–alkaline soil of Songnen Plain of Northeast China. Morphological observation revealed that SAE1 has a simple cellular structure, single cell, spherical, diameter of four to six μm,...

["Cell Biology","Plant Science","Soil Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7189
20 downloads
64 views

The Biology Undergraduate Scholars Program (BUSP) at UC Davis provides additional academic support and advising for a small (<40 students) cohort in the biological sciences each year. Students come from historically underrepresented racial or ethnic groups, the...

["Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Mathematical Biology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27816v1

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