Peer-reviewed Articles - Biology

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The objective of this experiment was to evaluate the effects of urea hydrolysis rate on ruminal bacterial diversity level and cellulolytic bacteria abundance in vitro. To control urea hydrolysis rate, urea and urease inhibitor (acetohydroxamic acid, AHA) were supplemented...

["Agricultural Science","Biotechnology","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5475
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A residue from the primary treatment of a Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) was used to isolate filamentous fungi with lipase production potential. Two of the 27 isolated fungi presented high hydrolysis index and were selected for lipase production by solid-state...

["Biotechnology","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5368
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Background The open pulled straw (OPS) vitrification method has been successfully applied in mouse, pig, and goat embryos as well as in buffalo oocytes, but it has not yet been applied to the microinjected embryos. This study examined the effects of OPS vitrification...

["Agricultural Science","Biotechnology","Conservation Biology","Developmental Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5420
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The production of lignocellulosic ethanol is one of the most promising alternatives to fossil fuels; however, this technology still faces many challenges related to the viability of the lignocellulosic alcohol in the market. In this paper the endocarp of buriti...

["Agricultural Science","Bioengineering","Biotechnology","Food, Water and Energy Nexus"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5275
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Synechocystis gathered momentum in modelling studies and biotechnological applications owing to multiple factors like fast growth, ability to fix carbon dioxide into valuable products, and the relative ease of genetic manipulation. Synechocystis physiology and...

["Biochemistry","Biotechnology","Cell Biology","Mathematical Biology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5256
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Au, Ag, Se, and Si nanoparticles were synthesized from aqueous solutions of HAuCl4, AgNO3, Na2SeO3, and Na2SiO3 with extra- and intracellular extracts from the xylotrophic basidiomycetes Pleurotus ostreatus, Lentinus edodes, Ganoderma lucidum, and Grifola frondosa....

["Biotechnology","Mycology","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5237
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Background We have previously reported anticancer activities of Melicope ptelefolia (MP) leaf extracts on four different cancer cell lines. However, the underlying mechanisms of actions have yet to be deciphered. In the present study, the anticancer activity of...

["Biochemistry","Biotechnology","Oncology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5203
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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
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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
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Background Skeletal muscle wound healing is dependent on complex interactions between fibroblasts, myofibroblasts, myogenic cells, and cytokines, such as TGF-β1. This study sought to clarify the impact of TGF-β1 signaling on skeletal muscle cells and discern between...

["Bioengineering","Biotechnology","Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Histology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4939
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Background Optimization of transgene expression can be achieved by designing coding sequences with the synonymous codon usage of genes which are highly expressed in the host organism. The identification of the so-called “favoured codons” generally requires the...

["Bioinformatics","Biotechnology","Computational Biology","Genomics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5099
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Background Solute-linked carrier 26 gene family 6 (SLC26A6), which is mainly expressed in intestines and kidneys, is a multifunctional anion transporter crucial in the transport of oxalate anions. This study aimed to investigate the role of kidney SLC26A6 in urolithiasis....

["Biotechnology","Molecular Biology","Urology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5192
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Background The oat × maize addition (OMA) lines are used for mapping of the maize genome, the studies of centromere-specific histone (CENH3), gene expression, meiotic chromosome behavior and also for introducing maize C4 photosynthetic system to oat. The aim of...

["Agricultural Science","Biotechnology","Genetics","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5107
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Several studies have indicated that α-mangostin exerts anti-metastasis and anti-subsistence effects on several types of cancer cells. Especially, the anti-metastatic effect of α-mangostin on cancer cells is a prospective function in cancer treatment. However, the...

["Biotechnology","Cell Biology","Oncology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5027
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The present study first identified the biotransformation of starch as a novel preparation method was investigated using the alpha-transglucosidase-producing Geobacillus stearothermophilus U2. Subsequently, 5 L- and 20 L-scale fermentations were performed. After...

["Biochemistry","Biotechnology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5086

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