157 downloads
324 views

Aim To evaluate the potential of the Support Vector Machine Regression model (SVM-RM) and Multilayer Neural Network Ensemble model (MLNN-EM) to improve the intraocular lens (IOL) power calculation for clinical workflow. Background Current IOL power calculation...

["Bioengineering","Ophthalmology","Surgery and Surgical Specialties","Computational Science","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7202
116 downloads
189 views

Background Mannanan oligosaccharide (MOS) is well-known as effective supplement food for livestock to increase their nutrients absorption and health status, but the structure and identification of bioactive MOS remain unclear. In this study, MOS production was...

["Biochemistry","Biotechnology","Veterinary Medicine","Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7206
146 downloads
180 views

Mitochondrial dynamics is associated with mitochondrial function, which is associated with diabetes. Although an important indicator of the mitochondrial unfolded protein response, to the best of our knowledge, CLPP and its effects on mitochondrial dynamics in...

["Molecular Biology","Internal Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7209
101 downloads
388 views

We examined the associations between the size of student evaluation of teaching and learning (SET/learning) correlations and presence of several conflicts of interest (COIs) including corporate, administrative, evaluation unit, SET author, and funder interests....

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Ethical Issues","Science and Medical Education","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7225
173 downloads
511 views

Background Páramo is a tropical alpine ecosystem present in the northern Andes. Its patchy distribution imposes limits and barriers to specialist inhabitants. We aim to assess the effects of this habitat distribution on divergence across two independently flightless...

["Biodiversity","Entomology","Genetics","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7226
68 downloads
210 views

Background The human parasite Leishmania (V.) panamensis is one of the pathogenic species responsible for cutaneous leishmaniasis in Central and South America. Despite its importance in molecular parasitology, its mitochondrial genome, divided into minicircles...

["Computational Biology","Genetics","Genomics","Parasitology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7235
129 downloads
149 views

Three Integrase (IN) strand transfer inhibitors are in intensive clinical use, raltegravir, elvitegravir anddolutegravir. However, the onset of IN resistance mutations limits their therapeutic efficiency. As put forth earlier, the drug affinity for the intasome...

["Theoretical and Computational Chemistry","Biophysical Chemistry","Physical Chemistry (other)"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27833v1
320 downloads
283 views

Medium chain esters produced from fruits and flowering plants have a number of commercial applications including use as flavour and fragrance ingredients, biofuels, and in pharmaceutical formulations. These esters are typically made via the activity of an alcohol...

["Biochemistry","Bioengineering","Biotechnology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6971
205 downloads
277 views

Background South America faces strong environmental pressures as a result of agriculture and infrastructure expansion and also of demographic growth, demanding immediate action to preserve natural assets by establishing protected areas. Currently, 7.1% of the (sub)continent...

["Biogeography","Conservation Biology","Coupled Natural and Human Systems","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7155
95 downloads
183 views

Purpose One of the characteristics of Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) is PSA slope. It is the rate of diminishing PSA marker over time after radiotherapy (RT) in prostate cancer (PC) patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between increasing...

["Oncology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7172
163 downloads
240 views

Due to non-stationary and noise characteristics of river flow time series data, some pre-processing methods are adopted to address the multi-scale and noise complexity. In this paper, we proposed an improved framework comprising Complete Ensemble Empirical Mode...

["Statistics","Computational Science","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7183
122 downloads
345 views

Abundance, species diversity, and horizontal distributions of barnacle cyprids offshore of La Jolla, southern California were described from May 2014 to August 2016 to determine how the nearshore barnacle larval assemblage changed before, during, and after the...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Marine Biology","Molecular Biology","Biological Oceanography"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7186
117 downloads
187 views

This study investigated the effects of resveratrol feeding and exercise training on the skeletal muscle function and transcriptome of aged rats. Male SD rats (25 months old) were divided into the control group (Old), the daily exercise training group (Trained),...

["Biochemistry","Bioinformatics","Zoology","Geriatrics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7199
74 downloads
229 views

Background Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is a common cancer in the oral salivary gland malignancy, which mainly occurs in the parotid gland. The aim of this study is to identify independent prognostic factors and establish a nomogram model for parotid gland mucoepidermoid...

["Bioinformatics","Oncology","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7237
129 downloads
236 views

University employment and, specifically, employability has gained relevance since research in these fields can lead to improvement in the quality of life of individual citizens. However, empirical research is still insufficient to make significant decisions, and...

["Human\u2013Computer Interaction","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.203

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