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  1. Extracellular metolloproteases have been implied in different process such as cell death, differentiation and migration. Membrane-bound metalloproteases of the ADAM family shed the extracellular domain of many...

    Authors: Paulina Urriola-Muñoz, Carlos Lizama, Raúl Lagos-Cabré, Juan G Reyes and Ricardo D Moreno

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:31

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Termitomyces heimii is a basidiomycete fungus that has a symbiotic relationship with termites, and it is an edible mushroom with a unique flavour and texture. T. heimii is also one of the most difficult mushrooms...

    Authors: Norasfaliza Rahmad, Jameel R Al-Obaidi, Noraswati Mohd Nor Rashid, Ng Boon Zean, Mohd Hafis Yuswan Mohd Yusoff, Nur Syahidah Shaharuddin, Nor Azreen Mohd Jamil and Norihan Mohd Saleh

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:30

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  3. Essential oils extracted from aromatic and medicinal plants have many biological properties and are therefore an alternative to the use of synthetic products. The chemical composition of essential oils from tw...

    Authors: Badreddine Ben Slimane, Olfa Ezzine, Samir Dhahri and Mohamed Lahbib Ben Jamaa

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:29

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  4. Calf diarrhea is a major economic concern in bovine industry all around the world. This study was carried out in order to investigate distribution of virulence genes, pathotypes, serogroups and antibiotic resi...

    Authors: Masoud Shahrani, Farhad Safarpoor Dehkordi and Hassan Momtaz

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:28

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  5. During the last few years it has been shown in several laboratories that Celecoxib (Cx), a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID) normally used for pain and arthritis, mediates antitumor and antiangioge...

    Authors: Carlos Rosas, Mariana Sinning, Arturo Ferreira, Marcela Fuenzalida and David Lemus

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:27

    Content type: Research article

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  6. For the first time, a morphometric characterization of chaura (Gaultheria pumila) fruits has been conducted between natural populations growing in the Villarrica National Park, Araucania Region, Chile. Chaura is ...

    Authors: Evelyn Villagra, Carola Campos-Hernandez, Pablo Cáceres, Gustavo Cabrera, Yamilé Bernardo, Ariel Arencibia, Basilio Carrasco, Peter DS Caligari, José Pico and Rolando García-Gonzales

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:26

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  7. Fern-like crystalloids form when a microvolume of tear is allowed to dry out at ambient conditions on a glass surface. Presence of crystalloids in tear “microdesiccates” is used to evaluate patients with Dry-E...

    Authors: Leonidas Traipe-Castro, Daniela Salinas-Toro, Daniela López, Mario Zanolli, Miguel Srur, Felipe Valenzuela, Aníbal Cáceres, Héctor Toledo-Araya and Remigio López-Solís

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:25

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  8. Unstable generation of free radicals in the body are responsible for many degenerative diseases. A bloom forming algae Euglena tuba growing abundantly in the aquatic habitats of Cachar district in the state of As...

    Authors: Dipankar Chaudhuri, Nikhil Baban Ghate, Shampa Deb, Sourav Panja, Rhitajit Sarkar, Jayashree Rout and Nripendranath Mandal

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:24

    Content type: Research article

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  9. In recent years, the desire to adopt a healthy diet has drawn attention to legume seeds and food products derived from them. Mash bean is an important legume crop used in Pakistan however a systematic mapping ...

    Authors: Muhammad Zia-Ul-Haq, Shakeel Ahmad, Shazia Anwer Bukhari, Ryszard Amarowicz, Sezai Ercisli and Hawa ZE Jaafar

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:23

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  10. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) viral load testing at regular intervals is an integral component of disease management in Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) patients. The need in countries l...

    Authors: Arpan Acharya, Salil Vaniawala, Parth Shah, Harsh Parekh, Rabindra Nath Misra, Minal Wani and Pratap N Mukhopadhyaya

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:22

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  11. The Hawthorn (Crateagus sp.) mostly occurs around the temperate region of the world with a high number of species, producing a fruit with numerous beneficial effects for human health. The aim of the study was to ...

    Authors: Muttalip Gundogdu, Koray Ozrenk, Sezai Ercisli, Tuncay Kan, Ossama Kodad and Attila Hegedus

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:21

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  12. Effect of chlorocholine chloride (CCC) on phenolic acids composition and polyphenols accumulation in various anatomical parts (stems, leaves and inflorescences) of common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench) i...

    Authors: Oksana Sytar, Asel Borankulova, Irene Hemmerich, Cornelia Rauh and Iryna Smetanska

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:19

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  13. Black widow spider (L. tredecimguttatus) has toxic components not only in the venomous glands, but also in other parts of the body and its eggs. It is biologically important to investigate the molecular basis of ...

    Authors: Yizhong Yan, Jianjun Li, Yiya Zhang, Xiaozhen Peng, Tianyao Guo, Jirong Wang, Weijun Hu, Zhigui Duan and Xianchun Wang

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:17

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  14. The nuclear architecture of meiotic prophase spermatocytes is based on higher-order patterns of spatial associations among chromosomal domains from different bivalents. The meiotic nuclear architecture depends...

    Authors: Soledad Berríos, Catalina Manieu, Julio López-Fenner, Eliana Ayarza, Jesús Page, Marisel González, Marcia Manterola and Raúl Fernández-Donoso

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:16

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  15. Declining immune function poses an important clinical challenge worldwide and supplementation with natural products that possessing immune enhancing properties is a promising approach for preventing or delayin...

    Authors: Porkaew Promphet, Sirirat Bunarsa, Manote Sutheerawattananonda and Duangkamol Kunthalert

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:15

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  16. Although tropical climate of Thailand is suitably endowed with biodiversity of insects, flies of medical importance is not well investigated. Using information from literature search, fly survey approach and s...

    Authors: Kabkaew L Sukontason, Sangob Sanit, Tunwadee Klong-klaew, Jeffery K Tomberlin and Kom Sukontason

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:14

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  17. Acute toxicity testing were carried out the freshwater swamp shrimp, Macrobrachium nipponense, as the model animal for the semiconductor applied metals (gallium, antimony, indium, cadmium, and copper) to evaluate...

    Authors: Jen-Lee Yang

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:13

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  18. Current study has been designed to evaluate the chemical composition of essential and fixed oils from stem and leaves of Perovskia abrotanoides and antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of these oils.

    Authors: Sadaf Naz Ashraf, Muhammad Zubair, Komal Rizwan, Rasool Bakhsh Tareen, Nasir Rasool, Muhammad Zia-Ul-Haq and Sezai Ercisli

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:12

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  19. Plants of Agave spp. perform Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) and are highly drought-tolerant, but little is known concerning seed germination under low water availability. The aim of this study was to assess t...

    Authors: Hugo M Ramírez-Tobías, Cecilia B Peña-Valdivia, Carlos Trejo, J Rogelio Aguirre R and Humberto Vaquera H

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:11

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  20. Several plants are reported to be produced various biological active compounds. Lichens from the extreme environments such as high altitude, high UV, drought and cold are believed to be synthesized unique type...

    Authors: Babita Paudel, Hari Datta Bhattarai, Il Chan Kim, Hyoungseok Lee, Roman Sofronov, Lena Ivanova, Lena Poryadina and Joung Han Yim

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:10

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  21. This study aimed to determine the seasonal changes of total antioxidant activity and phenolic compounds in samples taken from leaves (April, July, October) and stems (April, July, October, January) of some alm...

    Authors: Aysel Sivaci and Sevcan Duman

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:9

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  22. Algesia and inflammation are related with several pathological conditions. It is known that many drugs available for the treatment of these problems cause unwanted side effects. This study was aimed at evaluat...

    Authors: Glauco Morales, Adrián Paredes, Alberto Olivares and Jaime Bravo

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:6

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  23. Effect of aqueous extracts of Allium sativum (garlic), Zingiber officinale (ginger), Capsicum fructensces (cayenne pepper) and their mixture on oxidative stress in rats fed high Cholesterol/high fat diet was inve...

    Authors: Gloria A Otunola, Oyelola B Oloyede, Adenike T Oladiji and Anthony J Afolayan

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:5

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  24. Diets are the important players in regulating plasma lipid profiles. And the R219K polymorphism at the gene of ATP-binding cassette transporter 1(ABCA1) was reported to be associated with the profiles. However, n...

    Authors: Hui Liu, Jia Lin, Xing Chun Zhu, Yuan Hao Li, Mei Fan, Rong Rong Zhang and Ding Zhi Fang

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:4

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  25. BRCA protein interacts with at least 13 different proteins that have been implicated with cancer susceptibility and loss of BRCA function is correlated to sensitivity to DNA crosslinking agents in preclinical ...

    Authors: Eduardo AVF Ramalho, João LQ Silva-Filho, Marina FS Cartaxo, Carmelita BL Cavalcanti, Moacyr JBM Rêgo, Maria BM Oliveira and Eduardo IC Beltrão

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:3

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  26. Loxoscelism is the envenomation caused by the bite of Loxosceles spp. spiders. It entails severe necrotizing skin lesions, sometimes accompanied by systemic reactions and even death. There are no diagnostic means...

    Authors: Amalia Sapag, Catalina Salinas-Luypaert and Carlos Constenla-Muñoz

    Citation: Biological Research 2014 47:2

    Content type: Research article

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