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  1. Human identification systems based on STRs are widely used in human population genetics and forensic analysis. This study aimed to validate the cross-reactivity of three widely known human-specific STR identif...

    Authors: Abhishek Singh, Vivek Sahajpal, Mukesh Thakur, Lalit Kumar Sharma, Kailash Chandra, Deepika Bhandari and Arun Sharma

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:212

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  2. Although many bacterial culture media are available commercially, there is a continuous effort to develop better selective media for bacteria, which cannot be grown on existing media. While exploring antibacte...

    Authors: Shooq Yousef Al-blooshi, Mustafa Amir Abdul Latif, Nour K. Sabaneh, Michael Mgaogao and Ashfaque Hossain

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:211

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  3. This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of leptospirosis among febrile patients with a suspicious clinical diagnosis of dengue fever in northern Peru.

    Authors: Juana del Valle-Mendoza, Carlos Palomares-Reyes, Hugo Carrillo-Ng, Yordi Tarazona-Castro, Sungmin Kym, Miguel Angel Aguilar-Luis, Luis J. del Valle, Ronald Aquino-Ortega, Johanna Martins-Luna, Isaac Peña-Tuesta, Eduardo Verne and Wilmer Silva-Caso

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:209

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  4. Zymomonas mobilis is an alpha-proteobacterium with a rapid ethanologenic pathway, involving Entner–Doudoroff (E–D) glycolysis, pyruvate decarboxylase (Pdc) and two alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) isoenzymes. Pyruvate...

    Authors: Reinis Rutkis, Inese Strazdina, Zane Lasa, Per Bruheim and Uldis Kalnenieks

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:208

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  5. Many C. elegans aging studies use the compound 5-fluro-2ʹ-deoxyuridine (FUdR) to produce a synchronous population of worms. However, the effects of FUdR on the bacterial gene expression of OP50 E. coli, the prima...

    Authors: Grace McIntyre, Justin Wright, Hoi Tong Wong, Regina Lamendella and Jason Chan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:207

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  6. Biomarker mRNA levels have been suggested to be predictors of patient survival and therapy response in melanoma cases. This study aimed to investigate the correlations between the mRNA expression levels of PD-L1 ...

    Authors: Ridwan Dwi Saputro, Hanggoro Tri Rinonce, Yayuk Iramawasita, Muhammad Rasyid Ridho, Maria Fransiska Pudjohartono, Sumadi Lukman Anwar, Kunto Setiaji and Teguh Aryandono

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:206

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  7. Retinoschisis and Norrie disease are X-linked recessive retinal disorders caused by mutations in RS1 and NDP genes respectively. Both are likely to be monogenic and no locus heterogeneity has been reported. Howev...

    Authors: Rahini Rajendran, Dhandayuthapani Sudha, Subbulakshmi Chidambaram, Hemavathy Nagarajan, Umashankar Vetrivel and Jayamuruga Pandian Arunachalam

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:204

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  8. A feature of late-life depression is alterations of the stress hormone system. The CYP21A2 gene encodes for the steroid 21-hydroxylase enzyme which is required for the biosynthesis of mineralocorticoids and gluco...

    Authors: Marie-Laure Ancelin, Joanna Norton, Karen Ritchie, Isabelle Chaudieu and Joanne Ryan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:203

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  9. The objective of this research were to screen quorum quenching activity compound from phyllosphere bacteria as well as antibiofilm activity against several fish pathogen bacteria such as Aeromonas hydrophila, Str...

    Authors: Olivia Nathalia and Diana Elizabeth Waturangi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:202

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  10. Fast-track cardiac anesthesia (FTCA) is a technique that may improve patient access to surgery and maximize workforce utilization. However, feasibility and factors impacting FTCA implementation remain poorly e...

    Authors: Patryck Lloyd-Donald, Wen-Shen Lee, James W. Hooper, Dong Kyu Lee, Alice Moore, Nikhil Chandra, Peter McCall, Siven Seevanayagam, George Matalanis, Stephen Warrillow and Laurence Weinberg

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:201

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  11. In the framework of EVALMOUS study aiming to assess the use and effectiveness of mosquito nets by pregnant women and other members of their household in a lagoon area in southern Benin, the behaviour of pregna...

    Authors: Armel Djènontin, Aziz Bouraima, Christophe Soares, Seun Egbinola and Gilles Cottrell

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:200

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  12. The current study aimed to evaluate the effects of Ficus carica latex on the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), induced by Leishmania major. A 5% topical gel with F. carica latex was prepared. BALB/c mice...

    Authors: Ali Pouryousef, Erfan Eslami, Sepehr Shahriarirad, Sina Zoghi, Mehdi Emami, Mohammad Reza Cheraghi, Bardia Zamiri, Soliman Mohammadi-Samanii and Bahador Sarkari

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:199

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  13. Elamipretide (SS31) is a mitochondria-targeted peptide that has reported functions of stabilizing mitochondrial cristae structure and improving mitochondrial bioenergetics. Several studies have documented cell...

    Authors: Joshua A. Grosser, Rachel L. Fehrman, Dennis Keefe, Martin Redmon and Robert W. Nickells

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:198

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  14. We employed the Illumina NGS platform to sequence genomes of 4 different strains of the pathogenic oomycete Pythium insidiosum, the causative agent of pythiosis. These strains were isolated from humans in Thailan...

    Authors: Theerapong Krajaejun, Weerayuth Kittichotirat, Preecha Patumcharoenpol, Thidarat Rujirawat, Tassanee Lohnoo and Wanta Yingyong

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:197

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  15. Previous studies from the developed countries showed that children born very low birth weight have a higher risk of hypertension compared with that of the normal birth weight controls. However, studies regardi...

    Authors: Chompoonut Limratchapong, Pracha Nuntnarumit, Wischuri Paksi and Kwanchai Pirojsakul

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:196

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  16. Persons who use opioids may be at elevated risk of harm from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, yet few data currently exist that can be used to examine this risk. As part of a rapid response su...

    Authors: Maria A. Parker, Jon Agley, Zachary W. Adams and Andrea C. Villanti

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:195

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  17. Endothelin-1 plays an important role in the pathogenesis of severe pulmonary hypertension. The + 139 ‘A’, adenine insertion variant in 5′UTR of edn1 gene has been reported to be associated with increased expressi...

    Authors: Abhishek Kumar, Minati Choudhury, Sakshi Dhingra Batra, Kriti Sikri and Anushree Gupta

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:194

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  18. Equivocal association the contribution of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and the well-accepted role of vitamin D-binding protein (VDBP) on bioavailability of 25(OH)D or its independent roles, has led to possibl...

    Authors: Leila Setayesh, Krista Casazza, Nariman Moradi, Sanaz Mehranfar, Habib Yarizadeh, Abbas Amini, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad and Khadijeh Mirzaei

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:193

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  19. MG-63 cells that have osteoblastic and adipogenic differentiation potential were evaluated for internalization, and adipogenic differentiation in the presence and absence of the covalently functionalized aryl ...

    Authors: Muhammad Abdulwahab, Amir Ali Khan, Sallam Hasan Abdallah, Muhammad Nasir Khan Khattak, Bizuneh Workie, Mohamed Mehdi Chehimi and Ahmed Ali Mohamed

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:192

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  20. The naked mole rat (NMR) (Heterocephalus glaber) is increasingly considered an important biomedical research model for various conditions like hypoxic brain injury, cancer and nociception. This study was designed...

    Authors: R. M. Mwobobia, T. I. Kanui and K. S. P. Abelson

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:191

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  21. Enhancing financial protection in health is one of the main goals of Iran’s health transformation program (HTP), a recent reform conducted in early 2014. This study aimed to measure financial protection using ...

    Authors: Ali Darvishi, Mostafa Amini-Rarani, Mohammad Hossein Mehrolhassani and Vahid Yazdi-Feyzabadi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:190

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  22. The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has prompted one of the most extensive and expeditious genomic sequencing efforts in history. Each viral genome is accompanied by a set of metadata which supplies important information ...

    Authors: Landen Gozashti and Russell Corbett-Detig

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:189

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  23. Ultraviolet radiation is known for its antimicrobial properties but unfortunately, it could also harm humans. Currently, disinfection techniques against SARS-CoV-2 are being sought that can be applied on air a...

    Authors: Petra Vatter, Katharina Hoenes and Martin Hessling

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:187

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  24. African ancestry seems to be a risk factor for hypertension; however, few genetic studies have addressed this issue. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of polymorphisms NOS3; rs1799983, IGFBP3; rs1197...

    Authors: Abel Barbosa Lira Neto, Nancy Borges Rodrigues Vasconcelos, Tamara Rodrigues dos Santos, Luisa Elvira Cavazzani Duarte, Monica Lopes Assunção, Carolinne de Sales-Marques and Haroldo da Silva Ferreira

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:186

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  25. Obesity and insulin resistance (IR) are interrelated in a range of ways. The IR-obesity relationship is not a cause-and-effect association. Molecular biology research has made tremendous strides in discovering...

    Authors: Faezeh Abaj, Said Abdul Ghafour Saeedy and Khadijeh Mirzaei

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:185

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  26. Lactate has been shown to be preferentially metabolized in comparison to glucose after physiological stress, such as strenuous exercise. Derangements of lactate and glucose are common after out-of-hospital car...

    Authors: Pedro Freire Jorge, Rohan Boer, Rene A. Posma, Katharina C. Harms, Bart Hiemstra, Bas W. J. Bens and Maarten W. Nijsten

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:183

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  27. Insects are the most evolutionarily successful groups of organisms, and this success is largely due to their flight ability. Interestingly, some stick insects have lost their flight ability despite having wing...

    Authors: Takuma Sakamoto, Shunya Sasaki, Nobuki Yamaguchi, Miho Nakano, Hiroki Sato, Kikuo Iwabuchi, Hiroko Tabunoki, Richard J. Simpson and Hidemasa Bono

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:182

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  28. Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) is a staple cereal crop for semi-arid regions. Its whole genome sequence and deduced putative gene sequences are available. However, the functions of many pearl millet genes are ...

    Authors: Daisuke Tsugama and Tetsuo Takano

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:181

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  29. The double burden of malnutrition is an emerging public health concern nowadays which a correlation with obesity. This study aimed to examine the relationship between resting metabolic rate (RMR) and dietary i...

    Authors: Seyedeh Forough Sajjadi, Atieh Mirzababaei, Afsoun Abdollahi, Farideh Shiraseb and Khadijeh Mirzaei

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:179

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  30. The ongoing Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has drastically impacted the global health and economy. Computed tomography (CT) is the prime imaging modality for diagnosis of lung infections in COVID...

    Authors: Shokouh Shakouri, Mohammad Amin Bakhshali, Parvaneh Layegh, Behzad Kiani, Farid Masoumi, Saeedeh Ataei Nakhaei and Sayyed Mostafa Mostafavi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:178

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  31. To compare the live birth rates (LBR) and neonatal outcomes of frozen cycle in vitro fertilization (IVF) with fresh cycle IVF in the Indonesian population.

    Authors: Wiryawan Permadi, Hartanto Bayuaji, Kevin Dominique Tjandraprawira, Dian Tjahyadi, Harris Harlianto, Yanni Melliandari Achmad, Nanang Winarto Astarto and Tono Djuwantono

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:177

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  32. This randomised controlled trial (RCT) aimed to investigate the effects of a simple cognitive task intervention on intrusive memories ("flashbacks") and associated symptoms following a traumatic event. Patient...

    Authors: Marie Kanstrup, Laura Singh, Katarina E. Göransson, Beau Gamble, Rod S. Taylor, Lalitha Iyadurai, Michelle L. Moulds and Emily A. Holmes

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:176

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  33. To characterize the bacterial community of Wind Cave’s Madison aquifer through whole-genome sequencing, and to better understand the bacterial ecology by identifying genes involved in acyl-homoserine lactone (...

    Authors: Peter C. Wengert, Narayan H. Wong, Hazel A. Barton, Han Ming Gan, André O. Hudson and Michael A. Savka

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:175

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  34. Dall’s sheep (Ovis dalli dalli) are important herbivores in the mountainous ecosystems of northwestern North America, and recent declines in some populations have sparked concern. Our aim was to improve capabilit...

    Authors: Kelly E. Williams, Damian M. Menning, Eric J. Wald, Sandra L. Talbot, Kumi L. Rattenbury and Laura R. Prugh

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:173

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  35. To determine the general and genotype-specific prevalence of HPV and to identify potential risk factors for the infection in a population-based screening of Peruvian women.

    Authors: Juana del Valle-Mendoza, Lorena Becerra-Goicochea, Miguel Angel Aguilar-Luis, Luis Pinillos-Vilca, Hugo Carrillo-Ng, Wilmer Silva-Caso, Carlos Palomares-Reyes, Andre-Alonso Taco-Masias, Ronald Aquino-Ortega, Carmen Tinco-Valdez, Yordi Tarazona-Castro, Cynthia-Wendy Sarmiento-Ramirez and Luis J. del Valle

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:172

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  36. Physical activity has been shown to improve quality of life in cancer patients with some evidence in multiple myeloma. This study aimed to determine myeloma patients’ exercise levels, their perception of physi...

    Authors: Catherine S. Y. Lecat, Orla McCourt, Joanne Land, Kwee Yong and Abigail Fisher

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:171

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  37. Here, we present the first record of stable colonies of the South American fur seal (Arctocephalus australis), in an area where their presence has never been documented (hereafter distribution gap), as well as an...

    Authors: Daniel Cárcamo, Marlene Pizarro, Muriel Orellana, Anahi Canto, Pablo Herrera, Lily Muñoz, Piera Vásquez-Calderón, Alicia Guerrero, Maritza Sepúlveda, L. René Durán and Doris Oliva

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:170

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  38. Uncoupling protein 2 (UCP2) plays a crucial role in energy homeostasis via insulin secretion regulation, free fatty acid concentrations, and lipid metabolism. This study aimed to investigate the association of...

    Authors: Saleheh rezapour, Shiva Ahdi khosroshahi, Hadi Farajnia, Fatemeh Mohseni, Manouchehr Khoshbaten and Safar Farajnia

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:169

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  39. The impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic has been felt worldwide. Many vulnerable populations rely heavily on peer support provided by individual or collaborative groups. This study aimed to evaluate the im...

    Authors: Julie McMullan, Ashleen L. Crowe, Caitlin Bailie and Amy Jayne McKnight

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:168

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  40. Hospital data are a useful resource for studying pregnancy complications, including bleeding-related conditions, however, the reliability of these data is unclear. This study aims to examine reliability of rep...

    Authors: Heather J. Baldwin, Tanya A. Nippita, Siranda Torvaldsen, Therese M. McGee, Kristen Rickard and Jillian A. Patterson

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:167

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  41. To compare the accuracy of heart rate detection properties of a novel, wireless, dry-electrode electrocardiogram (ECG) device, NeoBeat®, to that of a conventional 3-lead gel-electrode ECG monitor (PropaqM®) in...

    Authors: Hanne Pike, Joar Eilevstjønn, Peder Bjorland, Jørgen Linde, Hege Ersdal and Siren Rettedal

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:166

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  42. Microplates are ubiquitous in biological research because they make it easy to collect data for hundreds of different conditions in a single experiment. Despite this, there is no standard method to annotate th...

    Authors: Kale Kundert

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:164

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  43. The aim of this study was to design a domestic water temperature, pH and turbidity monitoring system that could constantly log temperature, pH and turbidity of water and give alerts in case the parameters are ...

    Authors: Diana Rita Nanyanzi, Gilbert Gilibrays Ocen, Timothy Omara, Felix Bwire, Davis Matovu and Twaibu Semwogerere

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2021 14:161

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