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  1. Pythium insidiosum is the causative agent of pythiosis, a difficult-to-treat condition, in humans and animals worldwide. Biological information about this filamentous microorganism is sparse. Genomes of several P...

    Authors: Theerapong Krajaejun, Preecha Patumcharoenpol, Thidarat Rujirawat, Weerayuth Kittichotirat, Sithichoke Tangphatsornruang, Tassanee Lohnoo and Wanta Yingyong
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:271
  2. Caesarean section (CS) is associated with numerous complications that lead to the delayed return to functional activities that have a negative influence on the post-natal quality of life (QOL). It is evident t...

    Authors: Kalani Weerasinghe, Mohamed Rishard, Subhani Brabaharan and Yasaswi Walpita
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:270
  3. Publication is one of the crucial parameters in research, and the inability to publish has been noted in many medical students’ projects due to different reasons. This cross-sectional study aimed to determine ...

    Authors: Abdulrahman F Alsulami, Zeyad O Khaimi, Mohammed A Hadi, Yazeed H Aljabri, Talha S Mayet and Alaa Althubaiti
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:269
  4. Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) as a synthetic biopolymer has unique physicochemical properties to achieve an efficient drug carrier. In this study phenol-substituted polyvinyl alcohol (PVAPh) microparticle was made t...

    Authors: Melika Abdi Majareh, Seyed Mohammad Davachi, Yasaman Tavakoli Moghaddam and Mehdi Khanmohammadi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:268
  5. Equine tendinopathies are challenging because of the poor healing capacity of tendons commonly resulting in high re-injury rates. Within the tendon, different regions – tendon proper (TP) and peritenon (PERI) ...

    Authors: Monica Y. Pechanec and Michael J. Mienaltowski
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:267
  6. Galectins are sugar-binding proteins that participate in many biological processes, such as immunity, by regulating host immune cells and their direct interaction with pathogens. They are involved in mediating...

    Authors: Tomoharu Takeuchi, Risa Nakamura, Megumi Hamasaki, Midori Oyama, Shinjiro Hamano and Tomomi Hatanaka
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:266
  7. The aim of this data paper is to describe a collection of 33 genomic, transcriptomic and epigenomic sequencing datasets of the B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cell line REH. REH is one of the most fr...

    Authors: Mariya Lysenkova Wiklander, Elin Övernäs, Johanna Lagensjö, Amanda Raine, Anna Petri, Ann-Christin Wiman, Jon Ramsell, Yanara Marincevic-Zuniga, Henrik Gezelius, Tom Martin, Ignas Bunikis, Sara Ekberg, Rikard Erlandsson, Pontus Larsson, Mai-Britt Mosbech, Susana Häggqvist…
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:265
  8. This article presents the dataset titled “Do you know how to Stop The Bleed®? [1]” The dataset contains the survey responses of 200 US persons aged 16 years and above regarding their knowledge of hemorrhage contr...

    Authors: Siddharth Sheth, Rohan K. Mangal, Thor S. Stead and Latha Ganti
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:263
  9. There is a disparity between low and middle-income countries (LMICs) and high-income countries (HICs) in translating medical device innovations to the market, affecting health care service delivery. Whereas me...

    Authors: Brian Matovu, Jackline Winfred Baluka, Mercy Takuwa, Lucy Kevin Namuli, Charles Norman Mpaata, Julius Mugaga, Benedict Mulindwa, Racheal Nalwoga, Maria K Wolters and Robert Tamale Ssekitoleko
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:262
  10. Malaria is a vector-borne disease that causes many deaths worldwide; repellents are a practical approach to malaria prevention, especially in endemic regions.

    Authors: Elham Zarenezhad, Alireza Sanei-Dehkordi, Behina Babaalizadeh, Hajar Qasmei and Mahmoud Osanloo
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:261
  11. Natural products such as terpenoidal compounds have been extremely tested against pathogenic bacteria. Researches are frequently carried out to find out new natural, semisynthetic and synthetic antibacterial a...

    Authors: Mohammad Yasin Mohammad, Haroon M. Haniffa and M. Iqbal Choudhary
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:260
  12. The MGDrivE (MGDrivE 1 and MGDrivE 2) modeling framework provides a flexible and expansive environment for testing the efficacy of novel gene-drive constructs for the control of mosquito-borne diseases. Howeve...

    Authors: Jared B. Bennett, Sean L. Wu, Pratima R. Chennuri, Kevin M. Myles and Martial L. Ndeffo-Mbah
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:258
  13. The complications associated with miscarriages have surfaced as a major concern in maintaining women’s physical and mental health. The present study evaluated the efficacy of three medication regimes for the c...

    Authors: Athar Rasekh Jahromi, Vahid Rahmanian, Hajar Taghizadeh and Zahra Zareibabaarabi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:257
  14. Diabetes remains a major health problem, and Glycated hemoglobin (HBA1c) and fasting blood glucose (FBG) levels play important roles in its management. Also, chronic hyperglycemia coupled with high HBA1c level...

    Authors: Samuel Antwi-Baffour, Benjamin Tetteh Mensah, Dorinda Naa Okailey Armah, Samira Ali-Mustapha and Lawrence Annison
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:256
  15. A U-shaped relationship between energy cost of walking (Cw) and walking speed indicates that there is a specific speed minimizing the Cw, called economical speed (ES). It is mostly slower in older adults than you...

    Authors: Masahiro Horiuchi, Akira Saito, Kiyotaka Motoyama, Takehiro Tashiro and Daijiro Abe
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:254
  16. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) play a pathophysiological role in cancer initiation and progression. Numerous studies have examined an association between MMP-2, MMP-9, and MMP-11 expression and clinicopathol...

    Authors: Esmael Besufikad Belachew, Adey Feleke Desta, Dinikisira Bekele Deneke, Tewodros Yalew Gebremariam, Dessalegn Abeje Tefera, Fikadu Alemu Atire, Dawit Hailu Alemayehu, Tamirayehu Seyoum, Marcus Bauer, Selfu Girma, Dareskedar Tsehay Sewasew, Eva J. Kantelhardt, Tesfaye Sisay Tessema and Rawleigh Howe
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:253
  17. Little research has been done on managing soil health for large-scale, outdoor hemp production, contributing to the possible overuse of black plastic for weed suppression. Our experiment aimed to understand th...

    Authors: Erika Osorio, Benjamin Fisher, Matt Foster, Brian Voigt and Eric J. B. von Wettberg
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:252
  18. HIV remains a global burden, with the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region reporting the largest number of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV). An exponential improvement in the accessibility and uptake of antiretr...

    Authors: Tendai Orial Tigirigi, Grace Yolanda Sithole, Princess Chakara, Gracious Z. Chirombo, Annamore Rutendo Chiweza, Trish R. Mubayiwa, Sidney Muchemwa, Dixon Chibanda and Jermaine M. Dambi
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:251
  19. Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide health insurance coverage to more than 90 million Americans as of early 2023. There is substantial variation in eligibility criteria, applica...

    Authors: Paul R. Shafer, Amanda Katchmar, Steven Callori, Raisa Alam, Roshni Patel, Sugy Choi and Samantha Auty
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:250
  20. Wild-type transthyretin (ATTRwt) amyloidosis is caused by the misfolding and deposition of the transthyretin protein (TTR) in the absence of mutations in the TTR gene. Studies regarding the variant form of ATTR a...

    Authors: Inmaculada Moreno-Gázquez, Raquel Pérez-Palacios, Lucia Abengochea-Quílez, Carmen Lahuerta Pueyo, Ana Roteta Unceta Barrenechea, Alejandro Andrés Gracia, Miguel Angel Aibar Arregui and Sebastián Menao Guillén
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:249
  21. Black poplar (Populus nigra L.) is a species native to Eurasia with a wide distribution area. It is an ecologically important species from riparian ecosystems, that is used as a parent of interspecific (P. deltoi...

    Authors: Odile Rogier, Aurélien Chateigner, Marie-Claude Lesage-Descauses, Claire Mandin, Véronique Brunaud, José Caius, Ludivine Soubigou-Taconnat, José Almeida-Falcon, Catherine Bastien, Vanina Benoit, Guillaume Bodineau, Nathalie Boizot, Corinne Buret, Jean-Paul Charpentier, Annabelle Déjardin, Alain Delaunay…
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2023 16:248
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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, Elena Frank, 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

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  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

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