Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Eukaryotes in the gut microbiota in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Shih-Pin Chen –– This study provides more evidences supporting the possible association of gut eukaryotic composition with inflammation in patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Lipid raft localization of TLR2 and its co-receptors is independent of membrane lipid composition

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy –– The findings on the membrane domain localization is important and useful.
Small-scale screening of anticancer drugs acting specifically on neural stem/progenitor cells derived from human-induced pluripotent stem cells using a time-course cytotoxicity test

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Elena González-Burgos –– Novelty
Exosomal microRNA remodels the tumor microenvironment

Editor rating: 8 / 10

Maria Cristina Albertini –– Exosomal microRNAs are becoming interesting comunication mechanisms during pathogenesis.
Heightened visual attention does not affect inner ear function as measured by otoacoustic emissions

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Jafri Abdullah –– Fundamental correlation between visual and otoacoustic physiology.
Function of JARID2 in bovines during early embryonic development

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Shao-Chen Sun –– This work provided the basic roles of JARID2 on bovine oocytes.
Profiling soil microbial communities with next-generation sequencing: the influence of DNA kit selection and technician technical expertise

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Juan Riesgo-Escovar –– It addresses methodological problems that hinder comparison of these type of results from different publications.
Simulations indicate that scores of lionfish (Pterois volitans) colonized the Atlantic Ocean

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Mark Hixon –– This study provides insight on the size of the founding introduced population that gave rise to one of the worst marine invasions in history.
Multi-scale and multi-site resampling of a study area in spatial genetics: implications for flying insect species

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Michael Huston –– Some of the logistical constraints on obtaining adequate genetic samples and interpreting their patterns over large complex regions can be addressed by multi-scale spatial analyses of the data.
In silico identification of off-target pesticidal dsRNA binding in honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Ilaria Negri –– The article deals with a new biotechnology with broad application in agriculture but with a potential risk for non target insects

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#Exosomal #microRNA remodels the #tumor microenvironment. https://t.co/sVcjLC25lk https://t.co/4fcM1emOTS

"Eukaryotes in the gut microbiota in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome": https://t.co/5UKkoepUbU

Ever wonder how many lionfish spawned the invasion in the Atlantic? Probably over 100! https://t.co/XHpPpH52ud

Profiling soil microbial communities with next-generation sequencing: the influence of DNA kit selection and technician technical expertise https://t.co/7Yb3oztKOm

RNAi based pesticides may not be as safe as they are marketed. Buyer beware @thePeerJ https://t.co/SuCsMepM9k #Biotechnology #Ecology #Entomology #Toxicology #Ecotoxicology

Discover Magazine: Dozens—Perhaps Even Hundreds—of Lionfish Likely Launched the Atlantic Invasion
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/science-sushi/2017/12/27/dozens-perhaps-even-hundreds-of-lionfish-likely-launched-the-atlantic-invasion/