BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 26: Strategies for Increasing the Throughput of Genetic Screening: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic within a University Community
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by Fernanda Miguel, A. Raquel Baleizão, A. Gabriela Gomes, Helena Caria, Fátima N. Serralha, Marta C. Justino
1w ago
BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 26: Strategies for Increasing the Throughput of Genetic Screening: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic within a University Community BioTech doi: 10.3390/biotech13030026 Authors: Fernanda Miguel A. Raquel Baleizão A. Gabriela Gomes Helena Caria Fátima N. Serralha Marta C. Justino Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Polytechnic University of Setúbal (IPS) used its expertise in molecular genetics to establish a COVID-19 laboratory, addressing the demand for community-wide testing. Following standard protocols, the IPS COVID Lab received national accred ..read more
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BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 24: In Vitro: The Extraordinary Enhancement in Rutin Accumulation and Antioxidant Activity in Philodendron “Imperial Red” Plantlets Using Ti-Mo-Ni-O Nanotubes as a Novel Elicitor
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by Hanan S. Ebrahim, Nourhan M. Deyab, Basamat S. Shaheen, Ahmed M. M. Gabr, Nageh K. Allam
2w ago
BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 24: In Vitro: The Extraordinary Enhancement in Rutin Accumulation and Antioxidant Activity in Philodendron “Imperial Red” Plantlets Using Ti-Mo-Ni-O Nanotubes as a Novel Elicitor BioTech doi: 10.3390/biotech13030024 Authors: Hanan S. Ebrahim Nourhan M. Deyab Basamat S. Shaheen Ahmed M. M. Gabr Nageh K. Allam Rutin, a flavonoid phytochemical compound, plays a vital role in human health. It is used in treating capillary fragility and has anti-Alzheimer, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant effects. In this study, Ti-Mo-Ni-O nanotubes (NTs) were used, for ..read more
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BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 25: An Efficient and Rapid Protocol for Somatic Shoot Organogenesis from Juvenile Hypocotyl-Derived Callus of Castor Bean cv. Zanzibar Green
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by Danaya V. Demidenko, Nataliya V. Varlamova, Taisiya M. Soboleva, Aleksandra V. Shitikova, Marat R. Khaliluev
2w ago
BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 25: An Efficient and Rapid Protocol for Somatic Shoot Organogenesis from Juvenile Hypocotyl-Derived Callus of Castor Bean cv. Zanzibar Green BioTech doi: 10.3390/biotech13030025 Authors: Danaya V. Demidenko Nataliya V. Varlamova Taisiya M. Soboleva Aleksandra V. Shitikova Marat R. Khaliluev Aseptic seedlings of different ages derived from surface-sterilized mature seeds were applied as an explant source. Various explants such as 7- and 21-day-old hypocotyl fragments, 42-day-old nodal stem segments, and transverse nodal segments of stem, as well as leaf petioles, were cu ..read more
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BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 23: Systemic Effects of Photoactivated 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(N-methylpyridinium-3-yl) Porphyrin on Healthy Drosophila melanogaster
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by Ana Filošević Vujnović, Sara Čabrijan, Martina Mušković, Nela Malatesti, Rozi Andretić Waldowski
2w ago
BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 23: Systemic Effects of Photoactivated 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(N-methylpyridinium-3-yl) Porphyrin on Healthy Drosophila melanogaster BioTech doi: 10.3390/biotech13030023 Authors: Ana Filošević Vujnović Sara Čabrijan Martina Mušković Nela Malatesti Rozi Andretić Waldowski Porphyrins are frequently employed in photodynamic therapy (PDT), a non-invasive technique primarily utilized to treat subcutaneous cancers, as photosensitizing agents (PAs). The development of a new PA with improved tissue selectivity and efficacy is crucial for expanding the application of PDT for the man ..read more
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BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 22: A Machine Learning-Based Web Tool for the Severity Prediction of COVID-19
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by Avgi Christodoulou, Martha-Spyridoula Katsarou, Christina Emmanouil, Marios Gavrielatos, Dimitrios Georgiou, Annia Tsolakou, Maria Papasavva, Vasiliki Economou, Vasiliki Nanou, Ioannis Nikolopoulos, Maria Daganou, Aikaterini Argyraki, Evaggelos Stefanidis, Gerasimos Metaxas, Emmanouil Panagiotou, Ioannis Michalopoulos, Nikolaos Drakoulis
2w ago
BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 22: A Machine Learning-Based Web Tool for the Severity Prediction of COVID-19 BioTech doi: 10.3390/biotech13030022 Authors: Avgi Christodoulou Martha-Spyridoula Katsarou Christina Emmanouil Marios Gavrielatos Dimitrios Georgiou Annia Tsolakou Maria Papasavva Vasiliki Economou Vasiliki Nanou Ioannis Nikolopoulos Maria Daganou Aikaterini Argyraki Evaggelos Stefanidis Gerasimos Metaxas Emmanouil Panagiotou Ioannis Michalopoulos Nikolaos Drakoulis Predictive tools provide a unique opportunity to explain the observed differences in outcome between patients of the COVID-19 pa ..read more
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BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 21: Influence of Critical Parameters on the Extraction of Concentrated C-PE from Thermotolerant Cyanobacteria
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by Ariadna H. Vergel-Suarez, Janet B. García-Martínez, German L. López-Barrera, Néstor A. Urbina-Suarez, Andrés F. Barajas-Solano
1M ago
BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 21: Influence of Critical Parameters on the Extraction of Concentrated C-PE from Thermotolerant Cyanobacteria BioTech doi: 10.3390/biotech13030021 Authors: Ariadna H. Vergel-Suarez Janet B. García-Martínez German L. López-Barrera Néstor A. Urbina-Suarez Andrés F. Barajas-Solano This work aimed to identify the influence of pH, molarity, w/v fraction, extraction time, agitation, and either a sodium (Na2HPO4·7H2O-NaH2PO4·H2O) or potassium buffer (K2HPO4-KH2PO4) used in the extraction of C-phycoerythrin (C-PE) from a thermotolerant strain of Po ..read more
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BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 19: Enhancing Bovine Embryo Development In Vitro Using Oil-in-Water Nanoemulsions as Specific Carriers for Essential Lipids
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by Daniel López Angulo, Rodrigo Vinicius Lourenço, Alessandra Bridi, Matheus Andrade Chaves, Juliano Coelho da Silveira, Paulo José do Amaral Sobral
1M ago
BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 19: Enhancing Bovine Embryo Development In Vitro Using Oil-in-Water Nanoemulsions as Specific Carriers for Essential Lipids BioTech doi: 10.3390/biotech13020019 Authors: Daniel López Angulo Rodrigo Vinicius Lourenço Alessandra Bridi Matheus Andrade Chaves Juliano Coelho da Silveira Paulo José do Amaral Sobral Worldwide meat consumption and production have nearly quintupled in the last 60 years. In this context, research and the application of new technologies related to animal reproduction have evolved in an accelerated way. The objective of the present study was to ap ..read more
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BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 20: Spectrofluorimetric Analysis of Riboflavin Content during Kombucha Fermentation
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by Mojca Čakić Semenčić, Adrianna Biedrzycka, Anna Kiczor, Sunčica Beluhan, Filip Šupljika
1M ago
BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 20: Spectrofluorimetric Analysis of Riboflavin Content during Kombucha Fermentation BioTech doi: 10.3390/biotech13020020 Authors: Mojca Čakić Semenčić Adrianna Biedrzycka Anna Kiczor Sunčica Beluhan Filip Šupljika Kombucha is a traditional beverage obtained by the microbial fermentation of tea using a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeasts. In addition to several documented functional properties, such as anti-inflammatory activity and antioxidant activity, kombucha is often credited with high levels of vitamins, including riboflavin. To our knowledge, the vitamin B2 c ..read more
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BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 18: Phaseolus coccineus L. Landraces in Greece: Microsatellite Genotyping and Molecular Characterization for Landrace Authenticity and Discrimination
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by Irene Bosmali, Georgios Lagiotis, Ioannis Ganopoulos, Eleni Stefanidou, Panagiotis Madesis, Costas G. Biliaderis
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BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 18: Phaseolus coccineus L. Landraces in Greece: Microsatellite Genotyping and Molecular Characterization for Landrace Authenticity and Discrimination BioTech doi: 10.3390/biotech13020018 Authors: Irene Bosmali Georgios Lagiotis Ioannis Ganopoulos Eleni Stefanidou Panagiotis Madesis Costas G. Biliaderis Phaseolus coccineus L. is a highly valuable crop for human consumption with a high protein content and other associated health benefits. Herein, 14 P. coccineus L. landraces were selected for genetic characterization: two Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) landraces ..read more
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BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 17: Simulation of Radiation-Induced DNA Damage and Protection by Histones Using the Code RITRACKS
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by Ianik Plante, Devany W. West, Jason Weeks, Viviana I. Risca
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BioTech, Vol. 13, Pages 17: Simulation of Radiation-Induced DNA Damage and Protection by Histones Using the Code RITRACKS BioTech doi: 10.3390/biotech13020017 Authors: Ianik Plante Devany W. West Jason Weeks Viviana I. Risca (1) Background: DNA damage is of great importance in the understanding of the effects of ionizing radiation. Various types of DNA damage can result from exposure to ionizing radiation, with clustered types considered the most important for radiobiological effects. (2) Methods: The code RITRACKS (Relativistic Ion Tracks), a program that simulates stochastic radiation track ..read more
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