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  1. Research data management (RDM) is the cornerstone of a successful research project, and yet it often remains an underappreciated art that gets overlooked in the hustle and bustle of everyday project management...

    Authors: Samantha Kanza and Nicola J. Knight

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:20

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  2. Life expectancy can be estimated accurately from a cohort of individuals born in the same year and followed from birth to death. However, due to the resource-consuming nature of following a cohort prospectivel...

    Authors: Xue Yin, Jaeil Ahn and Simina M. Boca

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:19

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  3. Limited studies were found to investigate the occupational performance of autistic children and their parents’ quality of life. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate occupational performance of children w...

    Authors: Seyedeh Zeinab Beheshti, Seyed-Sirvan Hosseini, Saman Maroufizadeh and Amir Almasi-Hashiani

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:18

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  4. This research aimed to developing customized pedicle screw based on Indonesian vertebral anatomy and compare the insertion time, pull-out strength, and screw-media interface area of different screw design. We ...

    Authors: Rahadyan Magetsari, Tedjo Rukmoyo, Marda Ade Saputra and Yudha Mathan Sakti

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:17

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  5. To ensure the health of newborns, it is necessary to perform high-quality diagnostic tests. The TORCH panel is a set of tests that identifies infectious pathogens such as Toxoplasma (Toxo) and Cytomegalovirus ...

    Authors: Jeel Moya-Salazar, Bianca M. SantaMaria, Marcia M. Moya-Salazar, Víctor Rojas-Zumaran, Karina Chicoma-Flores and Hans Contreras-Pulache

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:16

    Content type: Research note

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  6. Angelica heterocarpa (Apiaceae) is a wild endemic French species with special conservation interest in the European Union. It belongs to Angelica complex genus which is widespread throughout the north temperate z...

    Authors: Emmanuelle Revardel and Olivier Lepais

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:15

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  7. Musculoskeletal pain conditions (MPs) are a widespread public problem that can affect 13.5% to 47% of the total population. Dietary changes can have strong effects on person’s health; for instance, Sulfur amin...

    Authors: Niki Bahrampour, Ariyo Movahedi, Abolghassem Djazayery and Cain C. T. Clark

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:13

    Content type: Research note

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  8. While the development of communication competencies in medical schools plays a pivotal role in the curriculum, studies show that students’ communication skills and patient-centred attitudes may vary based on g...

    Authors: Oana R. Groene, Maren Ehrhardt and Corinna Bergelt

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:11

    Content type: Research note

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  9. Health scientists strive for a smooth recruitment of physicians for research projects like surveys. Teaching physicians are an easy to approach population that is already affiliated with a university by teachi...

    Authors: Michael Pentzek, Verena Baumgart and Flora-Marie Hegerath

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:9

    Content type: Research note

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  10. In addition to its function as the microtubule organizing center of the cell, the centrosome has functions in many other cellular processes including primary cilia formation, DNA damage checkpoints, and cell c...

    Authors: Eric Seronick, Jae Son, Cameron Michael, Hannah Fogg, Zeynep Gromley and Adam Gromley

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:8

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  11. Doppler ultrasonography of the common carotid artery is used to infer stroke volume change and a wearable Doppler ultrasound has been designed to improve this workflow. Previously, in a human model of hemorrha...

    Authors: Jon-Émile S. Kenny, Igor Barjaktarevic, David C. Mackenzie, Mai Elfarnawany, Zhen Yang, Andrew M. Eibl, Joseph K. Eibl, Chul-Ho Kim and Bruce D. Johnson

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:7

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  12. To provide current estimates of the number of patients with prevalent systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by major health insurance types in the US and to describe patient characteristics. Four large US health ...

    Authors: Yiting Wang, Laura L. Hester, Jennifer Lofland, Shawn Rose, Chetan S. Karyekar, David M. Kern, Margaret Blacketer, Kourtney Davis and Kimberly Shields-Tuttle

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:5

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  13. Portable gas exchange instruments allow the assessment of peak oxygen uptake (V̇O2peak) but are often bulky, expensive and require wearing a face mask thereby limiting their routine application. A newly developed...

    Authors: Peter Düking, Philipp Kunz, Florian A. Engel, Helena Mastek and Billy Sperlich

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:4

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  14. To study the change in trend of antenatal mental health and associated factors among a cohort of pregnant women during the second wave of COVID-19 using Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). Previous s...

    Authors: Malitha Patabendige, Dhanushka Wanniarachchi, Malika Weerasinghe, Pramith Ruwanpathirana, DMCS Jayasundara and Asanka Jayawardane

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:3

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  15. Opium use, cigarette smoking, and alcohol consumption are serious health problems in many countries including Iran. The present study aimed to examine the association between the opium use, cigarette smoking a...

    Authors: Mostafa Bijani, Azizallah Dehghan, Saeed Razavi and Shahnaz Karimi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:2

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  16. Evidence-based practice for stroke prevention in high-income countries involves screening for abnormal transcranial Doppler (TCD) velocity and initiating regular blood transfusions for at least 1 year, followe...

    Authors: Halima Bello-Manga, Lawal Haliru, Abdulkadir M. Tabari, Bilkisu Farouk, Aisha Suleiman, Gloria Y. Bahago, Abdulrasheed M. Sani, Ana A. Bauman, Michael R. DeBaun and Allison A. King

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2022 15:1

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  17. Accurate determination of the mixing time in bioreactors is essential for the optimization of the productivity of bioprocesses. The aim of this work was to develop a simple optical method to determine the mixi...

    Authors: Henrike Wurm and Michael Sandmann

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:470

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  18. The use of benchtop metabolic profiling technology based on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) was evaluated in a small cohort of cats with a view to applying this as a viable and rapid metabolic tool to support...

    Authors: Natalie Finch, Benita Percival, Elena Hunter, Robin J. Blagg, Emily Blackwell, James Sagar, Zeeshan Ahmad, Ming-Wei Chang, John A. Hunt, Melissa L. Mather, Séverine Tasker, Luisa De Risio and Philippe B. Wilson

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:469

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  19. The proliferation of false information on COVID-19 mostly through social media is adversely affecting control efforts. The objective of this study was to identify areas where targeted effective messaging can b...

    Authors: Lucy Chimoyi, Tonderai Mabuto, Tanyaradzwa Dube, Nasiphi Ntombela, Tshegang Nchachi, Dakalo Tshisebe, Candice M. Chetty-Makkan and Geoffrey K. Setswe

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:468

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  20. SARS-CoV-2, severe respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2, is an RNA virus that emerged from China sweeping the globe in the form of a pandemic that became an international public health concern. This pilot study ...

    Authors: Amer Al-Jawabreh, Suheir Ereqat, Kamal Dumaidi, Hanan Al-Jawabreh and Abedelmajeed Nasereddin

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:466

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  21. Most epidemiological studies on suicidal behavior have been focused on high-income country settings. This study examine factors associated with suicidal behaviors among school-attending adolescents in three is...

    Authors: Jinrong Fu, Olumide Abiodun, Michael Lowery Wilson and Masood Ali Shaikh

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:464

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  22. During the COVID-19 pandemic, most countries implemented lockdowns that motivated changes in the dietary patterns, physical activity, and body mass index (BMI) of consumers worldwide, as well as the emergence ...

    Authors: Lucila Rozas, Luciana Castronuovo, Peter Busse, Sophia Mus, Joaquín Barnoya, Alejandra Garrón, María Victoria Tiscornia and Leila Guanieri

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:463

    Content type: Data note

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  23. Many research participants are willing to be contacted about future research opportunities, however this question is not always asked. Furthermore, if participants do consent for contact about future research,...

    Authors: Lisa Newington, Caroline M. Alexander and Mary Wells

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:462

    Content type: Commentary

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  24. Coronaviruses (CoVs) are natural commensals of bats. Two subgenera, namely Sarbecoviruses and Merbecoviruses have a high zoonotic potential and have been associated with three separate spillover events in the ...

    Authors: Cheng-Siang Tan, Vaenessa Noni, Jaya Seelan Sathiya Seelan, Azroie Denel and Faisal Ali Anwarali Khan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:461

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  25. NGFR/p75NTR and NRADD/NRH proteins are closely related structurally and are encoded by genes that arose from a duplication event early in vertebrate evolution. The transmembrane domain (TMD) of NGFR is cleaved...

    Authors: Tanya Jayne, Morgan Newman, Lachlan Baer and Michael Lardelli

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:460

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  26. The aims of this research were to determine the genomic properties of BI-EHEC to control Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC), which was isolated from previous study. Genomic analysis of this phage is essent...

    Authors: Marta Nisita Dewanggana, Diana Elizabeth Waturangi and Yogiara

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:459

    Content type: Research note

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  27. The adoption and incentivisation of open and transparent research practices is critical in addressing issues around research reproducibility and research integrity. These practices will require training and fu...

    Authors: Andrew J. Stewart, Emily K. Farran, James A. Grange, Malcolm Macleod, Marcus Munafò, Phil Newton and David R. Shanks

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:458

    Content type: Commentary

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  28. The Angiotensin 1 converting enzyme (ACE1) gene plays a critical role in regulating blood pressure and thus, it has become a major therapeutic target of antihypertensives. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) o...

    Authors: Brenda Udosen, Opeyemi Soremekun, Chinwe Ekenna, Olaposi Idowu Omotuyi, Tinashe Chikowore, Oyekanmi Nashiru and Segun Fatumo

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:457

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  29. Bombyx mori is the key contributor to industrial silk production. The maximum production of silk occurs during 5th instar. The posterior silk glands in the larvae are responsible for the production of the main co...

    Authors: Alekhya Rani Chunduri, Anugata Lima, Resma Rajan and Anitha Mamillapalli

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:456

    Content type: Data note

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  30. Systemic lupus erythematous (SLE) disease is a chronic autoimmune disease with unknown etiology that can involve different organs. Polymorphisms in Fcγ receptors have been identified as genetic factors in susc...

    Authors: Mansoor Karimifar, Khosro Akbari, Reza ArefNezhad, Farshid Fathi, Mohammad Moosaeepour and Hossein Motedayyen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:455

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  31. Cisplatin is a conventional anticancer drug that generates reactive oxygen species and causes apoptosis. However, many cancer cells develop alterations in the ATP binding cassette transporter responsible for t...

    Authors: Agustina Dwi Retno Nurcahyanti, Lia Kusmita and Michael Wink

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:454

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  32. We recently developed the self-management system using the HF points and instructions to visit hospitals or clinics when the points exceed the pre-specified levels. We found that the self-management system dec...

    Authors: Eisaku Nakane, Takao Kato, Nozomi Tanaka, Tomoari Kuriyama, Koki Kimura, Shushi Nishiwaki, Toka Hamaguchi, Yusuke Morita, Yuhei Yamaji, Yoshisumi Haruna, Tetsuya Haruna and Moriaki Inoko

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:452

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  33. This study aimed to explore mechanism of colistin resistance amongst Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates through plasmid mediated mcr-1 gene in Pakistan. Carbapenem and Colistin resistant K. pneumoniae isolates (n  = ...

    Authors: Kiran Iqbal Masood, Seema Umar, Zahra Hasan, Joveria Farooqi, Safina Abdul Razzak, Nazish Jabeen, Jason Rao, Sadia Shakoor and Rumina Hasan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:449

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  34. The mango tree Mangifera indica is known as one of the botanical sources of propolis in Tropical regions. There are two different materials which bees can collect from a mango tree to produce propolis: the resin ...

    Authors: Milena Popova, Boryana Trusheva, Nia Ilieva, Le Nguyen Thanh, Nguyen Thi Phuong Lien and Vassya Bankova

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:448

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  35. Interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) is overexpressed in rheumatoid synovium and thought to be involved in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In this study, we examined our hypothesis that IFN-γ activates inna...

    Authors: Shuhei Yoshida, Shunya Yamada, Kohei Yokose, Haruki Matsumoto, Yuya Fujita, Tomoyuki Asano, Naoki Matsuoka, Jumpei Temmoku, Shuzo Sato, Makiko Yoshiro-Furuya, Hiroshi Watanabe and Kiyoshi Migita

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:447

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  36. The advancement of molecular techniques in an era in which high-throughput sequencing has revolutionized biology renders old-fashioned alternatives to high-throughput methods obsolete. Such advanced molecular ...

    Authors: Julissa J. Sánchez-Velásquez, Lorenzo E. Reyes-Flores, Carmen Yzásiga-Barrera and Eliana Zelada-Mázmela

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:444

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  37. Evidence show that cocaine and amphetamine regulated transcript-prepropeptide (CART-PT) gene variants may affect obesity related traits, but little is known about its end points. In the current study, we aimed...

    Authors: Mahsa Mahmoudinezhad, Mahdieh Abbasalizad-Farhangi and Houman Kahroba

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:443

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  38. The spread of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) agent to small ruminants is still a major issue in the surveillance of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs). L-type bovine spongiform encephalop...

    Authors: Alessandra Favole, Maria Mazza, Antonio D’Angelo, Guerino Lombardi, Claudia Palmitessa, Luana Dell’Atti, Giulia Cagnotti, Elena Berrone, Marina Gallo, Tiziana Avanzato, Erika Messana, Loretta Masoero, Pier Luigi Acutis, Daniela Meloni, Franco Cardone, Maria Caramelli…

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:442

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