Comprehensive transcriptome resource for response to phytohormone-induced signaling in Capsicum annuum L.
Phytohormones are small signaling molecules with crucial roles in plant growth, development, and environmental adaptation to biotic and abiotic stress responses. Despite several previously published molecular ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 18, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Junesung Lee, Jae-Young Nam, Hakgi Jang, Nayoung Kim, Yong-Min Kim, Won-Hee Kang and Seon-In Yeom Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in obese patients with ventricular assist devices: a data note
Patients with end-stage heart failure (ESHF) treated with ventricular assist devices (VADs) tend to gain weight after implantation, which is associated with higher complication rates and is a contraindication ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 17, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Adrian daSilva-deAbreu, Kiran Garikapati, Bader Aldeen Alhafez, Sapna Desai, Clement Eiswirth, Selim Krim, Hamang Patel, Carl J. Lavie, Hector O. Ventura, Juan Francisco Loro-Ferrer and Stacy A. Mandras Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Genome resequencing data for Iranian local dogs and wolves
The data provided herein represent the whole-genome resequencing data related to three wolves and three Iranian local dogs. The understanding of genome evolution during animal domestication is an interesting s... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 16, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Zeinab Amiri Ghanatsaman, Guo-Dong Wang, Masood Asadi Fozi, Ya-Ping Zhang and Ali Esmailizadeh Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Alterations in gene expression in the spinal cord of mice lacking Nfix
Nuclear Factor One X (NFIX) is a transcription factor expressed by neural stem cells within the developing mouse brain and spinal cord. In order to characterise the pathways by which NFIX may regulate neural s... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 16, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Elise Matuzelski, Alexandra Essebier, Lachlan Harris, Richard M. Gronostajski, Tracey J. Harvey and Michael Piper Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Reducing Glut2 throughout the body does not result in cognitive behaviour differences in aged male mice
GLUT2 is a major facilitative glucose transporter, expressed from the SLC2A2 gene, with essential roles in the liver. Recent work in mice has shown that preventing Glut2 production in specific neuronal population... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 16, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Nicola Morrice, Lidy van Aalten, Alison McNeilly, Rory J. McCrimmon, Ewan R. Pearson, Rosamund Langston and Calum Sutherland Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Analysis of drug sensitivity of human high-grade osteosarcoma in a chick chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) model: a proof of principle study
Multi-agent chemotherapy is an important pillar in treatment of high-grade osteosarcoma. In an effort to improve patient survival, it is imperative to determine the effectiveness of new substances. The objecti... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 15, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Wiebke K. Guder, Wolfgang Hartmann, Marcel Trautmann, Jendrik Hardes, Eva Wardelmann, Maurice Balke and Arne Streitb ürger Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Relationship between household food insecurity and food and nutrition literacy among children of 9 –12 years of age: a cross-sectional study in a city of Iran
The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between household food insecurity (HFI) with food and nutrition literacy (FNLIT) in a sample of Iranian children. This cross sectional study was performed o... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 15, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Fatemeh Khorramrouz, Azam Doustmohammadian, Omid Eslami, Majid Khadem-Rezaiyan, Parisa Pourmohammadi, Maryam Amini and Maryam Khosravi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Investigating climatic changes of the wind regime over Western Iran
The aim of the present study was to reveal changes in the wind regime by investigating wind-speed data from meteorological stations in western Iran and comparing them in the last three decades (1986 –2015). (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 15, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Zohreh Maryanaji and Omid Hamidi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Voluntary exercise in mesothelioma: effects on tumour growth and treatment response in a murine model
There is substantial evidence that exercise can safely reduce the risk of cancer and improve survival in different human cancer populations. Long latency periods associated with carcinogen –induced cancers like... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 15, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Scott A. Fisher, Carolyn J. Peddle-McIntyre, Kimberley Burton, Robert U.  Newton, Elly Marcq, Richard A. Lake and Anna K. Nowak Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Eight enteric-coated 50 mg diclofenac sodium tablet formulations marketed in Saudi Arabia: in vitro quality evaluation
To evaluate in vitro quality of enteric-coated 50 mg diclofenac sodium tablet formulations on Saudi market. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 14, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Muhammad M. Hammami, Rajaa F. Hussein, Reem AlSwayeh and Syed N. Alvi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Detection of colonisation by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase or carbapenemase producing Enterobacterales from frozen stool specimens
To determine the impact of pre-culture ultra-low temperature (ULT, − 80 °C) storage of human stool specimens on recovery of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL) or Carbapenemase (CPM) producing Enterobacterale... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 14, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Pisey Tan, Shweta R. Singh, Bunsoth Mao, Konstantin Evdokimov, Vonthanak Saphonn, Li Yang Hsu and Paul Turner Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Newborn ’s first bath: any preferred timing? A pilot study from Lebanon
To try to find the most appropriate time for the newborn ’s first bath. This prospective randomized study was conducted in one hospital (July–September 2017). (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 14, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Joelle Mardini, Clara Rahme, Odette Matar, Sophia Abou Khalil, Souheil Hallit and Marie-Claude Fadous Khalife Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Acne keloidalis nuchae and hypertension in black subjects: a case –control study
The aim of this case –control study was to look for an association between hypertension and acne keloidalis nuchae (AKN) in black subjects. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 14, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Bayaki Saka, Julienne Noude Teclessou, Sefako Abla Akakpo, Soulemane Pessinaba, Piham Gnossike, Garba Mahamadou, Panaw é Kassang, Abas Mouhari-Toure, Koussake Kombate and Palokinam Pitché Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Focal brain ischemia in mice does not cause electrophysiological signs of critical illness neuropathy
Critical illness polyneuropathy (CIP) is a common complication of severe systemic illness treated in intensive care medicine. Ischemic stroke leads to an acute critical injury of the brain with hemiparesis, im... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 10, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Petra Huehnchen, Klaus Viktor Toyka, Karen Gertz, Matthias Endres and Wolfgang Boehmerle Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Annotated genome sequences of the carnivorous plant Roridula gorgonias and a non-carnivorous relative, Clethra arborea
Plant carnivory is distributed across the tree of life and has evolved at least six times independently, but sequenced and annotated nuclear genomes of carnivorous plants are currently lacking. We have sequenc... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 10, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Stefanie Hartmann, Michaela Preick, Silke Abelt, Andr é Scheffel and Michael Hofreiter Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Access to oral rehydration solution and zinc supplementation for treatment of childhood diarrhoeal diseases in Sudan
The decline in diarrhoeal disease-related mortality globally has been attributed to the use of oral rehydration solution (ORS) and zinc supplementation. However, data on ORS and zinc supplementation in Sudan a... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 10, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Sagad Omer Obeid Mohamed, Mansour Osman Alhaj Alawad, Asaad Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed and Ahmed Abdallah Ali Mahmoud Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Increasing ventilator surge capacity in COVID 19 pandemic: design, manufacture and in vitro –in vivo testing in anaesthetized healthy pigs of a rapid prototyped mechanical ventilator
We describe a method usin... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 7, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Jayesh Dhanani, George Pang, Jason Pincus, Benjamin Ahern, Wendy Goodwin, Nicholas Cowling, Grant Whitten, Mohd. H. Abdul-Aziz, Steven Martin, Peter Corke and Kevin B. Laupland Tags: Research note Source Type: research

An assessment of serial co-cultivation approach for generating novel Zymomonas mobilis strains
The alphaproteobacterium Zymomonas mobilis is an efficient ethanol producer, and Z. mobilis-based biorefinery shows great potential for biofuel production. Serial co-cultivation is an emerging approach that promo... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 7, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Katsuya Fuchino and Per Bruheim Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Factors associated with HIV and syphilis screenings among pregnant women at first antenatal visit in Lusaka, Zambia
To identify characteristics associated with obtaining HIV and syphilis screenings of pregnant women attending a first antenatal visit in Lusaka, Zambia. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 7, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Rindcy Davis, Xu Xiong, Fernando Althabe, John Lefante, Maria Luisa Cafferata, Musaku Mwenechanya, Friday Habulembe Mwanakalanga, Elwyn Chomba and Pierre Buekens Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Comparative analysis of cadmium uptake and distribution in contrasting canadian flax cultivars
Humans consume low quantities of cadmium (Cd), a non-nutritive and potentially toxic heavy metal, primarily via the dietary intake of grains. A trial experiment was conducted to investigate physiological and d... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 7, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Megan A. House, Lester W. Young, Xia Liu, Karsten Liber, Axel Diederichsen and Helen M. Booker Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Imiquimod does not elicit inflammatory responses in the skin of the naked mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber)
Naked mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber) has recently attracted interest in biomedical research due to its exceptional longevity, cancer resistance and tolerance to potentially harmful conditions or stimuli. Given ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 5, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Mosiany Letura Kisipan, Rodi Omondi Ojoo, Titus I. Kanui and Klas S. P. Abelson Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Perioperative hemoglobin decrement as an independent risk of poor early graft function in kidney transplantation
Perioperative change of hemoglobin concentration (Hb) was associated with acute kidney injury in patients who underwent non-cardiac surgery, but has never been investigated in kidney transplant patients. This ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 5, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Arpa Chutipongtanate, Arpakorn Kantain, Atiporn Inksathit, Surasak Kantachuvesiri, Vasant Sumethkul, Siriwan Jirasiritham, Sopon Jirasiritham and Somchai Chutipongtanate Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Evaluation of the development process and effects of a foot care program with educational tools for nurses and care workers as in-home service providers
Nurses and care workers who provide in-home services play important roles in assessing and providing care for older people who lack foot self-care abilities. We aimed to evaluate the development process and ef... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 5, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Kashiko Fujii and Minna Stolt Tags: Research note Source Type: research

An anti-perfringolysin O monoclonal antibody cross-reactive with streptolysin O protects against streptococcal toxic shock syndrome
Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A Streptococcus; GAS) causes a variety of infections that include life-threatening, severe invasive GAS infections, such as streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS), with  > 30% mort... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 5, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Takayuki Matsumura, Ayae Nishiyama, Michio Aiko, Akira Ainai, Tadayoshi Ikebe, Joe Chiba, Manabu Ato and Yoshimasa Takahashi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Investigating the frequency of free-living amoeba in water resources with emphasis on Acanthamoeba in Bandar Abbas city, Hormozgan province, Iran in 2019 –2020
These amoebas can cause dangerous illnesses when they accidentally enter the human body, so it is necessary to determine various forms of organisms in water resources to prevent the danger they can cause and r... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 5, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Homa Attariani, Habibollah Turki, Saeed Shoja, Abdoreza Salahi-Moghaddam, Amin Ghanbarnejad and Jebreil Shamseddin Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The role of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex species on apoptosis and necroptosis state of macrophages derived from active pulmonary tuberculosis patients
The role of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) species in tuberculosis (TB) infection in human is still questioned. The aim of this study was to determine whether M. tuberculosis and M. bovis is associated... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 4, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Budi Yanti, Mulyadi Mulyadi, Muhammad Amin, Harapan Harapan, Ni Made Mertaniasih and Soetjipto Soetjipto Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The draft genome of Labeo catla
Labeo catla (catla), one of the three Indian major carps, is native to the Indo-Gangetic riverine system of India as well as the rivers of Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar. Its higher growth rate and compa... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 3, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Lakshman Sahoo, Paramananda Das, Bismay Sahoo, Gargee Das, Prem Kumar Meher, Uday Kumar Udit, Kanta Das Mahapatra and Jitendra Kumar Sundaray Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Evaluation of immunophenotypic markers and clinico-hematological profile in chronic lymphocytic leukemia: implications for prognosis
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is an adult leukemia presented with clonal accumulation of lymphocytes. Immunophenotypic changes can be effective in predicting clinical course, the survival of patients, and... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 3, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Marziye Bagheri, Tina Vosoughi, Mehran Hosseinzadeh and Najmaldin Saki Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Draft genome sequence of Clostridium jeddahense EE-R19 isolated from an anaerobic digester
Clostridium species of the order Clostridiales are mostly strictly anaerobic rod-shaped bacteria. They can be detected in a variety of environments, including the intestines of humans and animals, soil, water, an... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 3, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Elvira E. Ziganshina, Waleed S. Mohammed and Ayrat M. Ziganshin Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Efficient direct shoot organogenesis and genetic stability in micropropagated sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.)
It is necessary to improve biotech platforms based on in vitro cell tissue culture to support sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.) research programs and draw on the nutritional value of the high polyunsaturated ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 3, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Catalina Restrepo-Osorio, Alejandro Gil-Correal, Lina Chamorro-Guti érrez, Viviana Ramírez-Ríos, Javier C. Álvarez and Diego Villanueva-Mejía Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Agreement between nonculprit stenosis follow-up iFR and FFR after STEMI (iSTEMI substudy)
To evaluate agreement between instantaneous wave free ratio (iFR) and fractional flow reserve (FFR) for the functional assessment of nonculprit coronary stenoses at staged follow-up after ST-segment elevation ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - September 1, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Troels Thim, Matthias G ötberg, Ole Fröbert, Robin Nijveldt, Niels van Royen, Sergio Bravo Baptista, Sasha Koul, Thomas Kellerth, Hans Erik Bøtker, Christian Juhl Terkelsen, Evald Høj Christiansen, Lars Jakobsen, Steen Dalby Kristensen and Michael Mae Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Eye care utilization among diabetics in the South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (SANHANES-1): a cross-sectional study
Diabetes is a chronic disease of uncontrolled blood sugar levels. People with diabetes are at an increased risk of developing visual impairment and other diabetes-related visual complications. The study aims t... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 31, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Kwadwo Owusu Akuffo, Akosua Kesewah Asare, Ronel Sewpaul, Natisha Dukhi, David Ben Kumah, Eldad Agyei-Manu, Emmanuel Kofi Addo and Priscilla Reddy Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) decreases neutrophil migration response to injury in zebrafish embryos
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a ubiquitous environmental contaminant and a known immune suppressant in humans and experimental animal models. Studies on PFOA have focused on suppression of the adaptive immu... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 31, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Alison M. Pecquet, Andrew Maier, Susan Kasper, Saulius Sumanas and Jagjit Yadav Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The effect of royal jelly and tocotrienol-rich fraction along with calorie restriction on hypothalamic endoplasmic reticulum stress and adipose tissue inflammation in diet-induced obese rats
Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress causes adipose tissue dysfunction and chronic inflammation in obesity. Royal jelly (RJ) and tocotrienol-rich fraction (TRF) are reported to ameliorate inflammation. However, t... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 31, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Pardis Irandoost, Naimeh Mesri Alamdari, Atoosa Saidpour, Farzad Shidfar, Farnaz Farsi, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Mohammad Reza Alivand and Mohammadreza Vafa Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Polymorphisms of brain-derived neurotrophic factor genes are associated with anxiety and body mass index in fibromyalgia syndrome patients
Fibromyalgia syndrome has been associated with familial clusters although the specific genetic predisposition is not clear. Accordingly, studies concerning genetic factors associated with this disease are impo... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 28, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Boya Nugraha, Sumadi Lukman Anwar, Christoph Gutenbrunner and Christoph Korallus Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Social determinants and behavioural factors influencing toothbrushing frequency among primary school children in rural Australian community of Lithgow, New South Wales
This study aims to determine the social determinants and behavioural factors influencing frequency of toothbrushing among primary school children residing in the rural community of Lithgow in New South Wales, ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 28, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Amit Arora, Subrat Nargundkar, Paul Fahey, Hema Joshua and James Rufus John Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Blood glucose response to a calamansi drink in healthy adults: a non-randomised study
Glycaemic Index (GI) ranks the body ’s response to carbohydrate content in food such that high GI food increases postprandial blood glucose levels. One of the popular drinks at food and beverage outlets is a dr... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 28, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Angela Siner, Mauna Sree Sevanesan, Tati Ambomai, Zakiah Abd. Wahab and Liwan Lasem Tags: Research note Source Type: research

De novo assembly of transcriptome dataset from leaves of Dryobalanops aromatica (Syn. Dryobalanops sumatrensis) seedlings grown in two contrasting potting media
Efforts to restore tropical peat swamp forests in Indonesia face huge challenges of potential failures due to socio-economic factors and ecological dynamics attributed to lack of knowledge on the adaptive mech... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 28, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Iskandar Zulkarnaen Siregar, Fifi Gus Dwiyanti, Ulfah Juniarti Siregar and Deden Derajat Matra Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Effects of eradication of Helicobacter pylori on oral malodor and the oral environment: a single-center observational study
Although a relationship between Helicobacter pylori and oral malodor has been suggested, it remains to be confirmed. One reason for this is that many studies assess oral malodor subjectively. Another reason for t... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 28, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Nao Suzuki, Richiko Beppu, Masahiro Yoneda, Toru Takeshita, Mikari Asakawa, Yoshihisa Yamashita, Takashi Hanioka, Takao Hirofuji and Tetsuo Shinohara Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Potential of termite mounds and its surrounding soils as soil amendments in smallholder farms in central Uganda
The low fertility of highly weathered soils has been a major problem for resource-constrained smallholder farmers. In central Uganda, smallholder farmers have been collecting termite mound soils anywhere aroun... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 27, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Samuel Obeng Apori, Marius Murongo, Emmanuel Hanyabui, Kofi Atiah and John Byalebeka Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Survival rates of head and neck cancers in Ghana: a retrospective study at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
Data was collected to evaluate the survival rates of head and neck (conjunctiva, oropharyngeal and non-oropharyngeal) squamous cell carcinomas in Ghana. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 26, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Osei Owusu-Afriyie, W. K. B. A. Owiredu, Alexander Acheampong Oti, Emmanuel Acheampong, Kwabena Owusu-Danquah, Rita Larsen-Reindorf, Linda Ahenkorah Fondjo, Evans Asamoah Adu, Sampson Donkor and Peter Donkor Tags: Data note Source Type: research

District-level strategies to control the HIV epidemic in Zimbabwe: a practical example of precision public health
We conducted a descriptive cross-sectional study using survey and programme data to assess district-level performance along the HIV care cascade (HIV testing target achievement, linkage to ART and ART coverage... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 26, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Richard Makurumidze, Tom Decroo, Lutgarde Lynen, Zororo Kudzaishe Chinwadzimba, Wim Van Damme, James Hakim and Simbarashe Rusakaniko Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The diagnostic power of CD117, CD13, CD56, CD64, and MPO in rapid screening acute promyelocytic leukemia
This study aimed to identify the associated... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 26, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Vinh Thanh Tran, Thang Thanh Phan, Hong-Phuoc Mac, Tung Thanh Tran, Toan Trong Ho, Suong Phuoc Pho, Van-Anh Ngoc Nguyen, Truc-My Vo, Hue Thi Nguyen, Thao Thi Le, Tin Huu Vo and Son Truong Nguyen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Triboelectric touch sensor for position mapping during total hip arthroplasty
In this research, a triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG) was utilized to determine if a pressure-based sensor could detect bearing friction in a total hip arthroplasty (THA) and detect the contact of specific ar... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 26, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Jae Bum Jeong, Hyeok Kim and Jun-Il Yoo Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Immunohistochemical expression of PAX-8 in Sudanese patients diagnosed with malignant female reproductive tract tumors
This study aimed at investigating the immunohistochemical expression of PAX-8 among S... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 26, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Eman T. Ali, Nouh S. Mohamed, Irene R. Shafig, Mohamed S. Muneer, Abubaker Ahmed Yosif, Lamis Ahmed Hassan, Areeg M. Mohamed, Ayman Ahmed and Emmanuel E. Siddig Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Anti-proliferative and cytotoxic effect of cannabidiol on human cancer cell lines in presence of serum
Cannabinoids are able to reduce tumor growth in xenograft models, but their therapeutic potential as anti-cancer drugs in humans is unclear yet. In vitro studies of the effect of cannabinoids on cancer cells a... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 20, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Alberto Sainz-Cort, Claudia M üller-Sánchez and Enric Espel Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Comparison of ActiGraph GT9X Link with two Japanese accelerometers for assessments of free-living physical activity in junior high school students
This study compared the measurements of total steps and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) between ActiGraph and the Lifecorder and Active Style Pro accelerometers in junior high school students. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 20, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Kensaku Sasayama and Minoru Adachi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Perception of medical students about courses based on peer-assisted learning in five Peruvian universities
Peer-assisted learning (PAL) is a supportive strategy in medical education. In Peru, this method has been implemented by few universities. However, there are no consistent studies evaluating their acceptabilit... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 20, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Anderson N. Soriano-Moreno, Jose E. Delgado-Raygada, C. Ichiro Peralta, Estefania S. Serrano-D íaz, Jaquelin M. Canaza-Apaza and Carlos J. Toro-Huamanchumo Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin values alone and combined with Prognostic Index predict septic AKI, DIC, and shock: a pilot study
Sepsis is a syndrome involving life-threatening organ dysfunction. The present study aimed to determine whether septic AKI, ARDS, DIC, and shock can be predicted more readily by combining uNGAL values and infl... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 18, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Yuichiro Shimoyama, Osamu Umegaki, Noriko Kadono and Toshiaki Minami Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Levobupivacaine inhibits proliferation and promotes apoptosis of breast cancer cells by suppressing the PI3K/Akt/mTOR signalling pathway
This study aimed to test the hypothesis that levobupivacaine has anti-tumour effects on breast cancer cells. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 17, 2020 Category: Research Authors: Akosua Kotaa Kwakye, Sylvanus Kampo, Jiaxin Lv, Muhammad Noman Ramzan, Seidu A. Richard, Aglais Arredondo Falag án, Jerry Agudogo, Evans Atito-Narh, Qiu Yan and Qing-Ping Wen Tags: Research note Source Type: research