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  1. Lumpy skin disease (LSD) outbreaks in Southeast and South Asia are attributed to different lineages of LSD virus (LSDV). Variants belonging to the novel recombinant cluster 2.5 circulate in China and Thailand,...

    Authors: Alexander Sprygin, Ali Mazloum, Antoinette Van Schalkwyk, Alena Krotova, Olga Bydovskaya, Larisa Prokhvatilova and Ilya Chvala
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:247
  2. Traditional histological analysis is conducted on thin tissue sections, limiting the data capture from large tissue volumes to 2D profiles, and requiring stereological methods for 3D assessment. Recent advance...

    Authors: Phillip M. Muza, Marta Pérez, Suzanna Noy, Miyu Kurosawa, Loukia Katsouri, Victor L. J. Tybulewicz, Elizabeth M.C. Fisher and Steven J. West
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:246
  3. This study evaluated the relationship between acquired cataract’s different types and the ABO and Rh blood classes.

    Authors: Reza Jafari, Hanieh Ahmadi, Samira Chaibakhsh, Fatemeh Rostamian Motlagh, Samira Heydarian, Ahmad Ahmadzadeh Amiri, Asadollah Farrokhfar, Ghasem Rostami and Mahdi Abounoori
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:245
  4. Geographic Atrophy (GA) is the advanced form of the non-neovascular (‘dry’) type of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and responsible for one-quarter of legal blindness in the UK. New therapies delivered ...

    Authors: Jamie Enoch, Arevik Ghulakhszian, Mandeep Sekhon, David P. Crabb, Deanna J. Taylor and Christiana Dinah
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:244
  5. Our goal was to isolate purified mitochondria from mouse skeletal muscle using a Percoll density gradient and to assess bioenergetic function and purity via Seahorse Extracellular Flux (XF) Analyses and mass s...

    Authors: Rea Victoria P. Anunciado-Koza, Anyonya R. Guntur, Calvin P. Vary, Carlos A. Gartner, Madeleine Nowak and Robert A. Koza
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:243
  6. Fruit set is triggered after ovule fertilization, as a consequence of the downregulation of ovary growth repressors, such as the tomato transcription factors Auxin/indole-3-acetic acid 9 (IAA9) and Agamous-lik...

    Authors: Barbara Molesini, Federica Pennisi, Nicola Vitulo and Tiziana Pandolfini
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:242
  7. To evaluate the association between sympathovagal balance and exercise performance, as measured by the 6-min walk test (6MWT), in women with systemic sclerosis (SSc) without cardiac involvement.

    Authors: Nathália Alves de Oliveira Saraiva, Iasmim de Oliveira Farias, Brenda Mesquita dos Santos, Rosemere Saldanha Xavier and Agnaldo José Lopes
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:241
  8. The COVID-19 pandemic created a complex high-risk clinical research environment with clinical research activities significantly impacted. Clinical research stakeholders adapted rapidly to new clinical practice...

    Authors: Christine FitzGerald, Aoife Vaughan-Witts, Louise Barry, Gillian Corey, Fiona Leahy, Siobhán Egan, Elaine Conway, Margaret O’Connor and Rose Galvin
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:240
  9. Identifying viral genomes in human heart tissues is critical for disease diagnosis and assessment of cardiovascular damage. Human heart tissue samples obtained during a biopsy procedure are routinely used to t...

    Authors: Anna Kloc, Kenneth S. Campbell and Yarida A. Urbina Espinoza
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:239
  10. The electroretinogram is a clinical test commonly used in the diagnosis of retinal disorders with the peak time and amplitude of the a- and b-waves used as the main indicators of retinal function. However, sub...

    Authors: Marek Brabec, Paul A. Constable, Dorothy A. Thompson and Fernando Marmolejo-Ramos
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:238
  11. This study investigated the effects of levothyroxine replacement therapy on insulin resistance, lipid profile, and thyroid function in patients with untreated primary hypothyroidism. 105 patients with hypothyr...

    Authors: Alireza Ostadrahimi, Taher Manzari, Sahar Gohari-Lasaki, Helda Tutunchi, Majid Mobasseri, Vahideh Sadra and Farzad Najafipour
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:237
  12. Understanding the experiences of women diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) can improve screening, management, and postpartum care. Therefore, this study sought to investigate experiences on the ...

    Authors: Abdulai Abubakari, Mohammed Bukari, Hawa Malechi, Humphrey Garti and Faith Agbozo
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:236
  13. We aim to assess the effect of low-pressure pneumoperitoneum on post operative pain and ten of the known inflammatory markers.

    Authors: Mohammad Rashdan, Salam Daradkeh, Mutasim Al-Ghazawi, Jareer Heider Abuhmeidan, Azmi Mahafthah, Ghada Odeh, Mohammad Al-Qaisi, Ikram Salameh, Shahed Halaseh, Lana Al-Sabe, Yousef B. Ahmad, Tuqa Al-Ghazawi, Mahmoud Al-Said, Shereen Sha’bin and Hanan Mansour
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:235
  14. Despite the growing evidence of diabetic kidney disease (DKD) in adult patients with long-standing diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa, data on its burden and correlates in adult African patients with new-onset dia...

    Authors: Davis Kibirige, Isaac Sekitoleko and William Lumu
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:234
  15. In this paper, a numerical scheme is designed for solving singularly perturbed Fredholm integro-differential equation. The scheme is constructed via the exact (non-standard) finite difference method to approxi...

    Authors: Solomon Regasa Badeye, Mesfin Mekuria Woldaregay and Tekle Gemechu Dinka
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:233
  16. To perform a cross-cultural adaptation of the Parental Perceptions of Children’s Exposure to Tobacco Smoke (PPE) instrument to the Brazilian context.

    Authors: Maria Alice Santos Tavares, Vicki Myers, Leandro Alberto Calazans Nogueira and Agnaldo José Lopes
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:232
  17. The global rise in life expectancy transforms age structure consequently having impact to the sustainability of social protection systems and working life. This descriptive study aimed to illustrate the annual...

    Authors: Auriba Raza, Mo Wang, Jurgita Narusyte, Pia Svedberg and Annina Ropponen
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:228
  18. Cockroach microbiome studies generally focus on pest cockroach species belonging to the Blattidae and Ectobiidae families. There are no reports characterizing the gut microbiome of non-pest cockroach species Blab...

    Authors: Laura J Schnell, Faraz Khan, Mel Hart and Maria C Davis
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:227
  19. This study proposes to identify and validate weighted sensor stream signatures that predict near-term risk of a major depressive episode and future mood among healthcare workers in Kenya.

    Authors: Willie Njoroge, Rachel Maina, Frank Elena, Lukoye Atwoli, Zhenke Wu, Anthony K Ngugi, Srijan Sen, JianLi Wang, Stephen Wong, Jessica A Baker, Eileen M Weinheimer-Haus, Linda Khakali, Andrew Aballa, James Orwa, Moses K Nyongesa, Jasmit Shah…
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:226
  20. The genomic response and the role of genetic variants in hypoxia condition are always interesting issues about adaption pathways at genomic level. Herein, we carried out a comparative genomic study between hig...

    Authors: Atieh Moradi, Hamed Kharrati-Koopaee, Morteza Fardi, Mehdi Farahmandzadeh and Fatemeh Nowroozi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:225
  21. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by SARS-CoV-2. Pharmaceutical companies aim to control virus spread through effective drugs. This study investigates chromone compound derivatives’ ability to inhibit v...

    Authors: Zahra Shakibay Senobari, Mohsen Masoumian Hosseini, Mohammad Bagher Teimouri, Ali Hossein Rezayan, Saeed Samarghandian and Azadeh Hekmat
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:224
  22. This research note introduces a set of tools to conduct analysis of household structure and composition with either limited or comprehensive longitudinal data. The data used here are from Health and Demographi...

    Authors: Ashira Menashe-Oren, Yacouba Compaoré, Philippe Bocquier and Carren Ginsburg
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:223
  23. Medical emergency situations in dental clinics have been contemplated to be an issue in most of the countries by reason of dentist’s lack of knowledge and preparedness to attend emergency situations in dental ...

    Authors: Shubhangi Gupta, Stuti Mishra, Shubhangi Behl, N. Srikant and Roma Mascarenhas
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:221
  24. The 1,000 wheat exome project captured the single nucleotide variants in the coding regions of a diverse set of 890 wheat accessions to analyse the contribution of introgression to adaptation of wheat. However...

    Authors: Akshaya Vasudevan and Sylvie Cloutier
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:220
  25. This release note describes the Maize GxE project datasets within the Genomes to Fields (G2F) Initiative. The Maize GxE project aims to understand genotype by environment (GxE) interactions and use the informa...

    Authors: Dayane Cristina Lima, Alejandro Castro Aviles, Ryan Timothy Alpers, Alden Perkins, Dylan L Schoemaker, Martin Costa, Kathryn J. Michel, Shawn Kaeppler, David Ertl, Maria Cinta Romay, Joseph L. Gage, James Holland, Timothy Beissinger, Martin Bohn, Edward Buckler, Jode Edwards…
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:219
  26. There are 13 globally recognized rubella virus genotypes of which only 2 (1E and 2B) have been detected recently. The largest percentage of all reported rubella virus sequences come from China and Japan with A...

    Authors: Phionah Tushabe, Barnabas Bakamutumaho, James Peter Eliku, Molly Birungi, Francis Aine, Prossy Namuwulya, Henry Bukenya, Immaculate Ampeire, Annet Kisakye, Charles R. Byabamazima and Josephine Bwogi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:218
  27. Evidence suggests that majority of patients with diabetes mellitus in Uganda have poor glycaemic control as well as periodontal disease. This study set out to determine the association between periodontitis an...

    Authors: Haruna Muhmood Kiryowa, Ian Guyton Munabi, William Buwembo, Charles Mugisha Rwenyonyi, Erisa Sabakaki Mwaka and Mark Kaddumukasa
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:217
  28. Lifestyle choices including physical inactivity, smoking, abuse of alcohol and drugs, unhealthy diet are common among traders and market women and these behavioural activities predispose individuals to ill-hea...

    Authors: Nsoh Godwin Anabire, George Doopaar Billak and Gideon Kofi Helegbe
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:214
  29. South Africa is experiencing both HIV and hypertension epidemics. Data were compiled for a study to identify effects of HIV and high systolic blood pressure on mortality risk among people aged 40-plus in a rur...

    Authors: Brian Houle, Samuel J Clark, Chodziwadziwa W Kabudula, F Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Nicole Angotti, Enid Schatz, Andrea M Tilstra, Sanyu A Mojola and Jane Menken
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:213
  30. The present study was designed aiming at finding novel botanicals for controlling the vector population. Objective was to evaluate the larvicidal and pupicidal efficacies of crude and solvent extracts of Michelia...

    Authors: Manali Dutta and Goutam Chandra
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:212
  31. Pollen is a useful tool for identifying the provenance and complex ecosystems surrounding honey production in Malaysian forests. As native key pollinators in Malaysia, Apis dorsata and Heterotrigona itama forage ...

    Authors: Nurul Huda, Saeed ullah, Roswanira Abdul Wahab, Mohd Nizam Lani, Nur Hardy Abu Daud, Amir Husni Mohd Shariff, Norjihada Izzah Ismail, Azzmer Azzar Abdul Hamid, Mohd Azrul Naim Mohamad and Fahrul Huyop
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:211
  32. In routine clinical laboratories, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection is determined by reverse-transcription PCR (RT-PCR). In the COVID pandemic, a wide range of antigen detect...

    Authors: Esmeralda Valiente, Samreen Falak, Andreas Kummrow, Martin Kammel, Victor M. Corman, Rainer Macdonald and Heinz Zeichhardt
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:210
  33. Orthopedic foreign body-associated infection can be difficult to treat due to the formation of biofilms protecting microorganisms from both antimicrobials and the immune system. Exebacase is an antistaphylococ...

    Authors: Melissa J. Karau, Jay Mandrekar, Dario Lehoux, Raymond Schuch, Cara Cassino and Robin Patel
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:209
  34. To assess whether electronic health record (EHR) data text mining can be used to improve register-based heart failure (HF) subtyping. EHR data of 43,405 individuals from two Finnish hospital biobanks were mine...

    Authors: Matti A. Vuori, Tuomo Kiiskinen, Niina Pitkänen, Samu Kurki, Hannele Laivuori, Tarja Laitinen, Sampo Mäntylahti, Aarno Palotie, FinnGen and Teemu J. Niiranen
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:208
  35. Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a ductal syndrome that can have a significant functional impact. Various studies have highlighted positional factors and repetitive movements as risk factors for the developme...

    Authors: Charlotte Logiou, Xavier Demondion, Vincent Tiffreau, Valérie Wieczorek and André Thevenon
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:207
  36. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the biofilm production, and the presence of virulence genes and biochemical characteristics among the S. saprophyticus clinical isolates. A total of 35 clinical...

    Authors: Maryam Rafiee and Ezzat Allah Ghaemi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:206
  37. This study aimed to investigate the interaction of the healthy eating index (HEI) and the dietary approach to stop hypertension (DASH) diet scores with FTO polymorphisms in relation to change in obesity traits...

    Authors: Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani, Mahshid Rezaei, Glareh Koochakpoor, Maryam S. Daneshpour, Parvin Mirmiran and Fereidoun Azizi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:204
  38. Insulin secretion is regulated by ATP-sensitive potassium (KATP) channels in pancreatic beta-cells. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPAR) α ligands are clinically used to treat dyslipidemia. A PPARα ...

    Authors: Shigeki Kitamura, Naoya Murao, Shoko Yokota, Masaru Shimizu, Tomoyuki Ono, Yusuke Seino, Atsushi Suzuki, Yuko Maejima and Kenju Shimomura
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:202
  39. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic bacterial pathogen that can cause acute infections as well as chronic ones in humans. The expression of algD and PpyR genes involved in biofilm formation in clinical iso...

    Authors: Maryam Alaei, Fatemeh Aghakhani, Sarvenaz Falsafi, Hoora Mazaheri and Ava Behrouzi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:201
  40. Autologous platelet gel (APG) is used in most surgeries to treat a variety of tissue defects because of its healing factors composition. This randomized parallel clinical trial was conducted to investigate the...

    Authors: Enayatollah Shadmand, Kavous Solhjoo, Ali Taghipour, Akbar Hashemi Tayer, Fatemeh Sadeghi and Ahmad Meshkin
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:200
  41. Schistosomiasis remains a chronic disease of global importance, especially in many rural areas of the world where co-infection with Plasmodium falciparum is common. It is critical to decipher the role of single o...

    Authors: Mary A. Oboh-Imafidon, Sabrina M. Torbit, Swathi Jacob, Marissa N. Schroeter, Ashley R. Tucker, Olusola Ojurongbe and Bolaji N. Thomas
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:199

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