Nur77 promotes embryo adhesion by transcriptionally regulating HOXA10 expression

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Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Veterinary ParasitologyAuthor(s): Pengfei Zhao, Yuncan Li, Yanqin Zhou, Junlong Zhao, Rui FangAbstractEimeria tenella, belonging to protozoon, is the causative agent of cecal coccidiosis in chicken and causes enormous impacts for poultry industry. The surface antigens of apicomplexan parasites function as attachment and invasion in host-parasite interaction. Meanwhile, host immune response is triggered as a result of parasitic invasion. Immunogenicity and potency as a vaccinal candidate antigen of E. tenella surface antigen 4 (EtSAG4) have been unknown. Therefore, a...
Source: Veterinary Parasitology - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe proposed framework of criteria may help clinical institutions to select the most suitable rule technology for the representation of CGs in general, and for the antibiotic prescription domain in particular, depicting the main aspects that lead to Computer Interpretable Guidelines (CIGs), such as Logic expressivity (Open/Closed World Assumption, Negation-As-Failure), Temporal Reasoning and Interoperability with existing HIS and clinical workflow. Future work will focus on providing clinicians with suggestions regarding new potential steps for CGs, considering process mining approaches and CGs Process Workflows...
Source: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine - Category: Bioinformatics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Methods in MicrobiologyAuthor(s): Hongsheng Huang, Philippe Raymond, Chris Grenier, Jessica FaheyAbstractCampylobacter species, particularly thermotolerant Campylobacter spp., such as C. jejuni, are major human foodborne pathogens worldwide. Culture methods are routinely used for the detection of this organism. Campylobacter-like colonies can be difficult to identify on agar plates overgrown with competitive bacteria. An alternative, simple and rapid confirmation testing without further tedious biochemical tests would be useful. Previously we developed a colony blot...
Source: Methods in Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Sensors and Actuators A: PhysicalAuthor(s): Zhenxiang Yi, Yu Wan, Ming Qin, Qing-An HuangAbstractIn this paper, a novel wind speed sensor with dual layer inductors is proposed to realize improved sensitivity for the first time. Two inductors with same structure are fabricated on front and back surface of the flexible substrate. When the wind blows towards the substrate, the two inductors on both sides bend because of wind pressure. Consequently, the total inductance variation, as a measure for the wind speed, can be increased effectively because of mutual inductance...
Source: Sensors and Actuators A: Physical - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Sensors and Actuators A: PhysicalAuthor(s): Marianne Fletcher Clayton, R. Adam Bilodeau, Anton E. Bowden, David T. FullwoodAbstractPiezoresistive sensors, with polymer matrices and conductive nanoparticles, are a relatively new addition to the sensor class, with the potential to transform such fields as wearable sensors and the internet of things. The unusual inverse piezoresistive behavior of the sensors has been modeled using quantum tunneling and percolation theory. However, the impact of the distribution of conductive particles in the matrix, and specifically th...
Source: Sensors and Actuators A: Physical - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Radiation Physics and ChemistryAuthor(s): Y. Lotfi, S.A. Moussavi-Zarandi, N. Ghal-Eh, E. BayatAbstractLiquid organic scintillators are widely used in radiation measurements. NE213 (or its equivalent, BC-501A) in neutron-gamma discrimination (NGD) and two new scintillators, UGLLT and UGAB, in alpha-beta discrimination are two common examples. In this paper, the NGD capabilities of these three scintillators were studied and their figure-of-merits (FoMs) were measured for comparison. The three different NGD methods used in this study were zero-cross method (ZCM), char...
Source: Radiation Physics and Chemistry - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Radiation Physics and ChemistryAuthor(s): J.D. Liu, J.Q. Guo, M. Luo, Z. Wang, H.J. Zhang, B.J. Ye, Z.Q. ChenAbstractAnnihilation of positronium (Ps) in static magnetic fields is investigated by positron annihilation lifetime (PAL) and Doppler broadening (DB) measurements of γ-Al2O3 nanopowder. The properties of four eigenstates of Ps atoms (|1,1〉, |1,−1〉, |+〉 (long-lived eigenstate mixed from |1,0〉 and |0,0〉 due to Zeeman effect), and |−〉 (short-lived eigenstate mixed from |1,0〉 and |0,0〉 due to Zeeman effect)) were revealed from P...
Source: Radiation Physics and Chemistry - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Radiation Physics and ChemistryAuthor(s): R. Rajaramakrishna, Y. Ruangtaweep, S. Sattayaporn, P. Kidkhunthod, S. Kothan, J. KaewkhaoAbstractCe3+: Dy3+- codoped calcium zinc gadolinium borate glasses were synthesized by traditional melt quenching technique. These glasses after synthesizing they were characterized through density, molar volume, refractive index, FTIR, absorption spectra, photoluminescence properties, structural studies using XANES/EXAFS and life time profile analysis. XANES spectra of Gd LIII-edge and Dy LIII-edge for 20CaCO3 - 20 ZnO - 10Gd2O3 - 49.5...
Source: Radiation Physics and Chemistry - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Physics of the Earth and Planetary InteriorsAuthor(s): Nishu Verma, Kuldip SinghAbstractClosed-form analytic expressions for the displacement and stress fields due to two axially symmetric sources, namely, the center of dilatation, and center of rotation in an elastic half-space are obtained using Galerkin vector approach. The correspondence principle of linear viscoelasticity is used to obtain the viscoelastic displacement and stress fields. A comparative study of both these sources has been done graphically. Our analysis revealed that the center of dilatation is m...
Source: Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Publication date: January 2020Source: Physics of the Dark Universe, Volume 27Author(s): Yao Wu, Wei XuAbstractIt is well known that there exists a Hawking–Page (HP) transition between Schwarzschild-AdS (SAdS) black hole and the thermal AdS vacuum. In this paper, we study a similar phase transition under the effect of dark energy, namely HP transition of AdS black hole surrounded by quintessence dark energy. It is shown that there always exists a HP transition between the quintessence AdS (qAdS) black hole and the thermal AdS vacuum. In contrast to Einstein gravity, we find that the high temperature phase can be domin...
Source: Physics of the Dark Universe - Category: Physics Source Type: research
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