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  1. In the last years, the acidothermophilic red microalga Galdieria sulphuraria has been increasingly studied for industrial applications such as wastewater treatment, recovery of rare earth elements, production of ...

    Authors: Dora Allegra Carbone, Giuseppe Olivieri, Antonino Pollio and Michael Melkonian

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:170

    Content type: Original article

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  2. Sable (Martes zibellina), a member of family Mustelidae, order Carnivora, is primarily distributed in the cold northern zone of Eurasia. The purpose of this study was to explore the intestinal flora of the sable ...

    Authors: Jiakuo Yan, Xiaoyang Wu, Jun Chen, Yao Chen and Honghai Zhang

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:169

    Content type: Original article

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  3. In this study the aromatic nanocolloids (CANCs) are synthesized using the noble metal silver by using Citronella extract and confirmed through physio chemical analysis. The synthesised CANCs were evaluated for...

    Authors: Ranjani Soundhararajan, Salman Al Farzi Mohamed Sheik Meeran, Shruthy Priya Prakash, Waseem Mohammad, Ruckmani Kandasamy and Hemalatha Srinivasan

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:168

    Content type: Original article

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  4. The dynamics of the community structure and composition of the dairy cow fecal bacterial communities during early lactation is unclear, therefore this study was conducted to characterize the fecal bacterial co...

    Authors: Shuai Huang, Shoukun Ji, Feiran Wang, Jie Huang, Gibson Maswayi Alugongo and Shengli Li

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:167

    Content type: Original article

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  5. An increasing number of biological and epidemiological evidence suggests that c.919-2A > G and c.2168A > G variants of solute carrier family 26, member 4 (SLC26A4) gene play a critical role in the development of ...

    Authors: Chen Zhou, Xiangman Zou, Cuiying Peng, Guoqiang Gao and Zifen Guo

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:166

    Content type: Original article

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  6. We explored how tabersonine (Tab) protected against dexamethasone (Dex)-induced osteoporosis. Osteoblasts were treated with Dex (100 µM) with or without Table (5 or 10 µM). We measured cell viability, alkaline...

    Authors: Xi Sun, Lijun Gan, Nan Li, Shuyi Sun and Na Li

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:165

    Content type: Original article

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  7. Drugs targeting the fusion process of viral entry into host cells have been approved for clinical use in the treatment of AIDS. There remains a great need to improve the use of existing drugs for HIV therapy. ...

    Authors: Jiping Shao, Debin Zeng, Shuhong Tian, Gezhi Liu and Jian Fu

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:164

    Content type: Original article

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  8. Bacillus velezensis 83 was isolated from mango tree phyllosphere of orchards located in El Rosario, Sinaloa, México. The assessment of this strain as BCA (biological control agent), as well as PGPB (plant growth-...

    Authors: Karina A. Balderas-Ruíz, Patricia Bustos, Rosa I. Santamaria, Víctor González, Sergio Andrés Cristiano-Fajardo, Salvador Barrera-Ortíz, Miriam Mezo-Villalobos, Sergio Aranda-Ocampo, Ángel Arturo Guevara-García, Enrique Galindo and Leobardo Serrano-Carreón

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:163

    Content type: Original article

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  9. Plant extracts serve as reducing and coating agents and are, therefore, commonly employed for the generation of silver (Ag) nanoparticles (NPs). Plant extract mediated synthesis of Ag NPs is a green, environme...

    Authors: Syuzanna Hambardzumyan, Naira Sahakyan, Margarit Petrosyan, Muhammad Jawad Nasim, Claus Jacob and Armen Trchounian

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:162

    Content type: Original article

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  10. Staphylococcal protein A (SpA) is a major virulence factor of Staphylococcus aureus. S. aureus is able to escape detection by the immune system by the surface display of protein A. The SpA protein is broadly used...

    Authors: M. Vahed, F. Ramezani, V. Tafakori, V. S. Mirbagheri, A. Najafi and G. Ahmadian

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:161

    Content type: Original article

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  11. Cytotoxicity of CuO nanoparticles (NPs) are an impediment in utilizing them as an effective nanocarriers of chemotherapeutic drugs for targeted drug delivery in nasopharyngeal cancer. In our current study, we ...

    Authors: Long-Mei Guo, Xue-Mei Xu, Dong Zhao, Xun-Gong Cai and Bin Zhou

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:160

    Content type: Original article

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  12. In the era of increased antibiotic resistance and ever-stricter control on antibiotic use, it is urgent to develop green, safe, and non-residue alternatives to antibiotics applied to the poultry industry. To t...

    Authors: Hong-Tao Shi, Bai-Yu Wang, Chuan-Zhou Bian, Ying-Qian Han and Hong-Xing Qiao

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:159

    Content type: Original article

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  13. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition associated with severe inflammation, cartilage destruction and degeneration of joints. Rhein (Rh) is an effective anti-inflammatory drug with proven efficacy in in-vitro and ...

    Authors: Bo Hu, Feng Gao, Chunbao Li, Boqing Zhang, Mingyang An, Ming Lu, Yufeng Liu and Yujie Liu

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:158

    Content type: Original article

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  14. Propagation conditions have been shown to be of considerable importance for the fermentation ability of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The limited tolerance of yeast to inhibitors present in lignocellulosic hydrolysat...

    Authors: Marlous van Dijk, Friederike Mierke, Yvonne Nygård and Lisbeth Olsson

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:157

    Content type: Original article

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  15. Long non-coding RNA (LncRNA) LINC00525 has been shown to be upregulated in several human cancers and deduced to possess caner regulatory role. The regulation of molecular mechanics of human glioma by lncRNA-LI...

    Authors: Yilv Wan, Feng Liang, Minjun Wei and Ying Liu

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:156

    Content type: Original article

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  16. A polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) copolymer, poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) [P(3HB-co-3HV)], was biosynthesized from biphenyl as the sole carbon source using Alcaligenes (currently Achromobacter) denitri...

    Authors: Taito Yajima, Mizuki Nagatomo, Aiko Wakabayashi, Michio Sato, Seiichi Taguchi and Michihisa Maeda

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:155

    Content type: Original article

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  17. This study aimed to explore the effects of artemisinin (ART) on the milk microbiome and metabolites of dairy cow. A total of 12 mid-lactation Holstein dairy cows with similar parity, days in milk were randomly...

    Authors: Kun Hou, Jinjin Tong, Hua Zhang, Shan Gao, Yuqin Guo, Hui Niu, Benhai Xiong and Linshu Jiang

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:154

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  18. Periplasmic oligopeptide binding protein (OppA) is part of a multimeric cytoplasmic membrane protein complex, whose function is known as peptide transporters found in Gram-negative bacteria. A chaperone-like a...

    Authors: Elena Escobar Garduño, Thomas Scior, Lucia Soto Urzúa and Luis Javier Martínez Morales

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:153

    Content type: Original article

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  19. To develop a new antiviral preparation from a microbial source, the halophilic bacterium Bacillus pumilus E303035 was isolated from a soil sample collected at Qarhan Salt Lake in Qinghai, China. The inhibitory ac...

    Authors: Shuo Shen and Wei Li

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:152

    Content type: Original article

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  20. We previously reported a monoclonal antibody (mAb), 1G8, against the neuraminidase (NA) of H9N2 avian influenza virus (AIV) with significant NA inhibitory activity. To generate a recombinant chickenized mAb (R...

    Authors: Fei Wang, Yajuan Wang, Zhimin Wan, Hongxia Shao, Kun Qian, Jianqiang Ye and Aijian Qin

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:151

    Content type: Original article

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  21. The role of miR-1179 in the development of cancer has been proved by different studies. However, the expression profile and role of miR-1179 is yet to be explored in human oral cancer. Consistently, this study...

    Authors: Yanmei Gao, Hanmei Xu and Tiemin Pu

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:149

    Content type: Original article

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  22. Mukonal is an active member of carbazole alkaloids isolated from Murraya koenigii. It has been shown to possess remarkable biological and pharmacological activities including anticancer activity. Therefore, the a...

    Authors: Wenbiao Wang, Zhengui Zhou, Xiaohong Zhou, Limin Chen, Shuang Bie and Zhengjun Jing

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:148

    Content type: Original article

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  23. To develop monovalent dengue virus-like particle for serotype 3 (DENV-LP/3), we prepared and expressed two structural polyprotein constructs using silkworm and Bm5 cells: DENV-3 Capsid-premembrane-envelope (DE...

    Authors: Doddy Irawan Setyo Utomo, Sabar Pambudi, Fithriyah Sjatha, Tatsuya Kato and Enoch Y. Park

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:147

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  24. High temperature causes ubiquitous environmental stress to microorganisms, but studies have not fully explained whether and to what extent heat shock would affect genome stability. Hence, this study explored h...

    Authors: Li Shen, Yu-Ting Wang, Xing-Xing Tang, Ke Zhang, Pin-Mei Wang, Yang Sui and Dao-Qiong Zheng

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:146

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  25. Three new azaphilones, sassafrin E (1), sassafrin F (2), and sassafrinamine A (3), were isolated from the filamentous fungus Aspergillus neoglaber. The structures of the compounds were determined by nuclear magne...

    Authors: Thomas Isbrandt, Jens C. Frisvad, Anja Madsen and Thomas O. Larsen

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:145

    Content type: Original article

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  26. N-glycolyl chondroitin (Gc-CN) is a metabolite of N-glycolylneuraminic acid (Neu5Gc), a sialic acid that is commonly found in mammals, but not humans. Humans can incorporate exogenous Neu5Gc into their tissues f...

    Authors: Adeola E. Awofiranye, Sultan N. Baytas, Ke Xia, Abinaya Badri, Wenqin He, Ajit Varki, Mattheos Koffas and Robert J. Linhardt

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:144

    Content type: Original article

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  27. Microbial colonisation of the gastrointestinal tract of newly hatched chicks starts at hatch, seeded from the immediate hatching environment, and quickly results in dense colonisation. The role of ecological f...

    Authors: Sarah Haberecht, Yadav S. Bajagai, Robert J. Moore, T. T. Hao Van and Dragana Stanley

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:143

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  28. In the present work, a remediation bioprocess based on the use of a native isolate of Chlorella vulgaris immobilized in an alginate matrix inside a polylactic acid (PLA) device is proposed. This microalga immobil...

    Authors: Patricia Laura Marconi, Andrea Trentini, Myriam Zawoznik, Carlos Nadra, Juan Manuel Mercadé, Juan Gabriel Sánchez Novoa, Daniel Orozco and María Daniela Groppa

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:142

    Content type: Original article

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  29. Miraculin, derived from the miracle fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum), is a taste-regulating protein that interacts with human sweet-taste receptors and transforms sourness into sweet taste. Since miracle fruit is cu...

    Authors: Yun-Ji Park, Jong-Eun Han, Hyoshin Lee, Yu-Jin Jung, Hosakatte Niranjana Murthy and So-Young Park

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:140

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  30. Lactobacillus rhamnosus p75 protein with peptidoglycan hydrolase (PGH) activity is one of the key molecules exhibiting anti-apoptotic and cell-protective activity for human intestinal epithelial cells. In this st...

    Authors: Soo Ji Kang, Ji Su Jun, Jeong A Moon and Kwang Won Hong

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:139

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  31. Quorum quenching (QQ) blocks bacterial cell-to-cell communication (i.e., quorum sensing), and is a promising antipathogenic strategy to control bacterial infection via inhibition of virulence factor expression...

    Authors: Rui Xia, Yalin Yang, Xingliang Pan, Chenchen Gao, Yuanyuan Yao, Xuewei Liu, Tsegay Teame, Fengli Zhang, Juan Hu, Chao Ran, Zhen Zhang, Jihong Liu-Clarke and Zhigang Zhou

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:138

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  32. Antroquinonol (AQ) has several remarkable bioactivities in acute myeloid leukaemia and pancreatic cancer, but difficulties in the mass production of AQ hamper its applications. Currently, molecular biotechnolo...

    Authors: Xiaofeng Liu, Yongjun Xia, Yao Zhang, Caiyun Yang, Zhiqiang Xiong, Xin Song and Lianzhong Ai

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:136

    Content type: Original article

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  33. Powdery mildew and downy mildew are two devastating diseases on cucumber and other cucurbit crops caused by Podosphaera xanthii and Pseudoperonospora cubensis, respectively. Identification and detection of these ...

    Authors: Kishore Babu Bandamaravuri, Ashish K. Nayak, Anu Sharma Bandamaravuri and Abdul Samad

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:135

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  34. MicroRNAs (miRs) have shown tremendous potential to act as therapeutic targets for cancer treatment. In this context, the present study was designed to investigate the potential of miR-143 in the treatment of...

    Authors: Yiqun Du, Jian Zhang, Yanchun Meng, Mingzhu Huang, Wangjun Yan and Zhiqiang Wu

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:134

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  35. Diagnostic testing for M. tuberculosis infection has advanced with QuantiFERON and GeneXpert, but simple cost-effective alternatives for widespread TB screening has remained elusive and purified protein derivativ...

    Authors: Roberto Badaro, Bruna. A. S. Machado, Malcolm S. Duthie, C. A. Araujo-Neto, D. Pedral-Sampaio, Maria Nakatani and Steven G. Reed

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:133

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  36. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) are a popular candidate in cellular therapy for many diseases. MSCs are well known by their feature of self-renewal and their differentiation potential. NESTIN is a cytoskeletal pr...

    Authors: Yuncheng Liu, Feidi Xiao, Xiang Hu, Zan Tang, Zeqin Fu, Xiao Liang, Guifang Zeng, Weijie Zeng, Yan Liao, Yuan Ren, Zhiyu Liu, Hao Peng, Qiuhong Mei and Muyun Liu

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:132

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  37. From the emerging studies, the more diverse the microbial population in the gut, the healthier the gut. Health benefits are associated with the functional characteristics of these diverse microbial genes. Extr...

    Authors: Ousman Bajinka, Yurong Tan, Khalid A. Abdelhalim, Güven Özdemir and Xiangjie Qiu

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:130

    Content type: Mini-Review

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  38. Single-chain variable fragments (scFvs) have gained increased attention among researchers in both academic and industrial fields owing to simple production in E. coli. The E. coli periplasm has been the site of c...

    Authors: Elham Ghamghami, Marjan Abri Aghdam, Mohammad Reza Tohidkia, Asadollah Ahmadikhah, Morteza Khanmohammadi, Tayebeh Mehdipour, Ahad Mokhtarzadeh and Behzad Baradaran

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:129

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  39. Cyclophosphamide (CPA) represents a widely used anti-cancer prodrug that is converted by liver cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes into the primary metabolite 4-hydroxycyclophosphamide (4-OH-CPA), followed by non-en...

    Authors: Susanne Steinbrecht, Jan Kiebist, Rosalie König, Markus Thiessen, Kai-Uwe Schmidtke, Sarah Kammerer, Jan-Heiner Küpper and Katrin Scheibner

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:128

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  40. Acanthamoeba castellanii can cause granulomatous amoebic encephalitis and Acanthamoeba keratitis. Currently, no single drug has been developed to effectively treat infections caused by Acanthamoeba. Recent studie...

    Authors: Sumayah Abdelnasir, Ayaz Anwar, Muhammad Kawish, Areeba Anwar, Muhammad Raza Shah, Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui and Naveed Ahmed Khan

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:127

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  41. Xanthones are an important class of natural compounds bearing huge bioactivity profiles. Garcinone-E is one among most active xanthones showing potential anticancer activity against various human cancer cell l...

    Authors: Linli Yang, Zhen Xu and Wuliang Wang

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:126

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  42. The present research aimed at evaluating the protective role of betalain on the in vitro glaucoma model using PC12 neuronal cells. The cultured neuronal cells in a customized pressurized chamber were analyzed ...

    Authors: Jiadi Wang, Dandan Zhang, Conghong Cao and Jing Yao

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:125

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  43. Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a group of high-risk synthetic substances for human and environmental health. Currently, the study of sites contaminated by the...

    Authors: Adalberto Zenteno-Rojas, Esperanza Martínez-Romero, Daniel Castañeda-Valbuena, Clara Ivette Rincón-Molina, Víctor Manuel Ruíz-Valdiviezo, Rocío Meza-Gordillo, Juan José Villalobos-Maldonado, Miguel Ángel Vences-Guzmán and Reiner Rincón-Rosales

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:124

    Content type: Original article

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  44. Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (A. pleuropneumoniae/APP) is the pathogen that causes porcine contagious pleuropneumonia. Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae is divided into 18 serovars, and the cross protection effi...

    Authors: Jiameng Xiao, Jianfang Liu, Chuntong Bao, Rining Zhu, Jingmin Gu, Changjiang Sun, Xin Feng, Chongtao Du, Wenyu Han, Yang Li and Liancheng Lei

    Citation: AMB Express 2020 10:123

    Content type: Original article

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