Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

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On the reproducibility of science: unique identification of research resources in the biomedical literature
158 citations · 46,011 views · 2,982 downloads
Ten years of progress and promise of induced pluripotent stem cells: historical origins, characteristics, mechanisms, limitations, and potential applications
39 citations · 7,362 views · 7,149 downloads
Skeletal muscle mitochondrial volume and myozenin-1 protein differences exist between high versus low anabolic responders to resistance training
16 citations · 9,633 views · 535 downloads
Characterisation of the human uterine microbiome in non-pregnant women through deep sequencing of the V1-2 region of the 16S rRNA gene
112 citations · 6,185 views · 1,474 downloads
Validation of picogram- and femtogram-input DNA libraries for microscale metagenomics
31 citations · 6,301 views · 1,306 downloads
Swarm v2: highly-scalable and high-resolution amplicon clustering
257 citations · 6,080 views · 1,183 downloads
Validation of COI metabarcoding primers for terrestrial arthropods
36 citations · 5,154 views · 1,336 downloads
A potential role for Galectin-3 inhibitors in the treatment of COVID-19
12 citations · 5,522 views · 744 downloads
C9orf72, a protein associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a guanine nucleotide exchange factor
25 citations · 5,531 views · 712 downloads
Extracting the invisible: obtaining high quality DNA is a challenging task in small arthropods
10 citations · 2,483 views · 3,161 downloads
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

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Just published @PeerJLife study examines the long-term effects of non-biodegradable polyelectrolyte microcapsules on fish internal organs with histopathologic analysis Read the full article #Aquaculture #Fisheries #Biochemistry #Biotechnology

Research from Langenfeld et al. @UMich compares ultrafiltration and iron chloride flocculation in the preparation of aquatic viromes from contrasting sample types Read the full @PeerJLife article @envirophage #Microbiology #MolecularBiology #Virology

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Analysis of Odonata #DNAbarcode library today in @thePeerJ #Entomology #MolecularBiology #Taxonomy #Zoology #FreshwaterBiology

Policy: NIH plans to enhance reproducibility

Unreliable research: Trouble at the lab

Failure to replicate, spoiled milk and unspilled beans

Many Papers Lack Detailed Methods