IJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 2382: Epidemiological Characteristics and Spatiotemporal Trend Analysis of Human Brucellosis in China, 1950 –2018
IJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 2382: Epidemiological Characteristics and Spatiotemporal Trend Analysis of Human Brucellosis in China, 1950–2018 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph17072382 Authors: Yang Zhang Wang Zhao Zhang Hu Han Hu Luo Li Zhao Li Wang Zhen The rate of brucellosis, a zoonotic disease, has rapidly increased in humans brucellosis(HB) in recent years. In 1950–2018, a total of 684,380 HB cases (median 2274/year (interquartile range (IQR) 966–8325)) were reported to the National Infectiou...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - March 31, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Yang Zhang Wang Zhao Zhang Hu Han Hu Luo Li Zhao Li Wang Zhen Tags: Article Source Type: research

Genes, Vol. 11, Pages 375: Novel Variants in GDF9 Gene Affect Promoter Activity and Litter Size in Mongolia Sheep
The objectives of this study were as follows: (1) to ascertain if any of the 19 known variants in the BMPRIB, BMP15, and GDF9 genes are present and associated with the litter size of Mongolia sheep; (2) to identify novel variants in GDF9 and perform association analysis; and (3) to validate the effects of these GDF9 promoter variants on the activity of the gene. The results of the 19 known variants showed that the FecBB affected the litter size of Mongolia sheep (p < 0.001). The association analysis results of novel variants showed that the g.46544883A>G (GenBank accession: NC_040256, the same below) ...
Source: Genes - March 30, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tong Wang Cheng Liu Wu Li Bai Zhao Yu Li Tags: Article Source Type: research

Recognizing proteins with binding function in Elymus nutans based on machine learning methods.
Abstract Recognition for proteins is essential for study of biology. In order to obtain the function proteins of Elymus nutans, we sequenced their transcriptomes in Inner Mongolia of China. Then, we used BLAST software for their function annotations. Besides, we used machine learning methods to recognize proteins which are not annotated by the software. In the process, we focused on identify the proteins with binding functions. In our research, features are extracted by four algorithms and selected by mutual information estimator. Meanwhile, a total of three types of classifiers are constructed based on K-nearest ...
Source: Combinatorial Chemistry and High Throughput Screening - March 30, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Yang Z, Wang J, Yang J, Qi Z, He J Tags: Comb Chem High Throughput Screen Source Type: research

The Expression of GLAST and GLT1 in a Transient Cerebral Ischemia Mongolian Gerbil Model
(Source: Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment)
Source: Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment - March 23, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment Source Type: research

Molecular epidemiological survey of Babesia bovis, Babesia bigemina, and Babesia sp. Mymensingh infections in Mongolian cattle
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2020Source: Parasitology InternationalAuthor(s): Davaajav Otgonsuren, Thillaiampalam Sivakumar, Tovuu Amgalanbaatar, Batsaikhan Enkhtaivan, Sandagdorj Narantsatsral, Bumduuren Tuvshintulga, Myagmar Zoljargal, Dalantai Munkhgerel, Batbold Davkharbayar, Purevdorj Baatarjargal, Batdorj Davaasuren, Punsantsogvoo Myagmarsuren, Badgar Battsetseg, Banzragch Battur, Naoaki Yokoyama (Source: Parasitology International)
Source: Parasitology International - March 22, 2020 Category: Parasitology Source Type: research

Genes, Vol. 11, Pages 322: Identification of Genic SSRs Provide a Perspective for Studying Environmental Adaptation in the Endemic Shrub Tetraena mongolica
In this study, we sequenced six individual transcriptomes of T. mongolica from heterogeneous habitats, focused on SSRs located in genes, and identified 811 polymorphic SSRs. Of the identified SSRs, 172, 470, and 76 were located in 5′ UTRs, CDSs, and 3′ UTRs in 591 transcripts; and AG/CT, AAC/GTT, and AT/AT were the most abundant repeats in each gene region. Functional annotation showed that many of the identified polymorphic SSRs were in genes that were enriched in several GO terms and KEGG pathways, suggesting the functional significance of these genes in the environmental adaptation process. T...
Source: Genes - March 18, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Zhenhua Dang Lei Huang Yuanyuan Jia Peter J. Lockhart Yang Fong Yunyun Tian Tags: Article Source Type: research

Ethinylestradiol and its effects on the macrophages in the prostate of adult and senile gerbils.
This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 32181948 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Cell Biology International)
Source: Cell Biology International - March 17, 2020 Category: Cytology Authors: Castro NFDC, Falleiros-Júnior LR, Zucão MI, Perez APDS, Taboga SR, Alcantara Dos Santos FC, Vilamaior PSL Tags: Cell Biol Int Source Type: research

Atypical mongolian spots as the initial manifestation of a lysosomal storage disorder.
soy Evans S PMID: 32173853 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: The Australasian Journal of Dermatology)
Source: The Australasian Journal of Dermatology - March 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: Demirel Öğüt N, Akdoğan N, Ateş Özdemir D, Akın MŞ, Isıyel E, Ersoy Evans S Tags: Australas J Dermatol Source Type: research

Distribution of midwives in Mongolia: A secondary data analysis.
CONCLUSIONS: Our study suggests that two different measures of midwifery distribution should be used as indicators: number of midwives "per 10,000 population" and "per 1000 km2 area". In rural areas such as parts of Mongolia, geographical features and population density are important features of the local context. To deliver healthcare services in a timely manner and within a reasonable distance for pregnant women who need care, the indicator of per 1000 km2 area would be more suitable for rural and sparsely populated areas than the indicator of per 10,000 population, which is commonly used fo...
Source: Midwifery - March 14, 2020 Category: Midwifery Authors: Erdenee O, Tumejargal A, Parchaa T, Yamazaki C, Koyama H Tags: Midwifery Source Type: research

Mongolian spots as a finding in forensic examinations of possible child abuse –implications for case work
AbstractMongolian spots (MS) are congenital dermal conditions resulting from neural crest-derived melanocytes migration to the skin during embryogenesis. MS incidences are highly variable in different populations. Morphologically, MS present as hyperpigmented maculae of varying size and form, ranging from round spots of 1 cm in diameter to extensive discolorations covering predominantly the lower back and buttocks. Due to their coloring, which is also dependent on the skin type, MS may mimic hematoma thus posing a challenge on the physician conducting examinations of children in cases of suspected child abuse. In the prese...
Source: International Journal of Legal Medicine - March 12, 2020 Category: Medical Law Source Type: research

Characterization and comparison of the bacterial microbiota in different gastrointestinal tract compartments of Mongolian horses
The microbial communities of the different parts of the Mongolian horse gastrointestinal tracts were significantly different, and there was greater diversity between the lower gut and upper gut. Direct sampling of the different segments of gastrointestinal tracts provided a more complete diagram of the gut microbiota than fecal analysis. The vegetarian diets and adaptability of Mongolian horses were likely related not only to their stable and complicated gastrointestinal microbiota but also to their special herbivorous digestive physiology. AbstractThe intestinal microbiota plays an important role in the health and metabol...
Source: MicrobiologyOpen - March 10, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Shaofeng Su, Yiping Zhao, Zongzheng Liu, Guiqin Liu, Ming Du, Jing Wu, Dongyi Bai, Bei Li, Gerelchimeg Bou, Xinzhuang Zhang, Manglai Dugarjaviin Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

GABA A Receptors in the Mongolian Gerbil: a PET Study Using [ 18 F]Flumazenil to Determine Receptor Binding in Young and Old Animals
AbstractPurposePlastic changes in the central auditory system involving the GABAergic system accompany age-related hearing loss. Such processes can be investigated with positron emission tomography (PET) imaging using [18F]flumazenil ([18F]FMZ). Here, [18F]FMZ PET-based modeling approaches allow a simple and reliable quantification of GABAA receptor binding capacity revealing regional differences and age-related changes.ProceduresSixty-minute list-mode PET acquisitions were performed in 9 young (range 5 –6 months) and 11 old (range 39–42 months) gerbils, starting simultaneously with the injection of [...
Source: Molecular Imaging and Biology - March 10, 2020 Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research

Clinical features of Behcet ’s disease in Mongolia: a multicenter study
AbstractObjectiveThe aim of the present study is to investigate the clinical features of patients with Behcet ’s disease (BD) in Mongolia.MethodsPatients were identified and examined from six medical institutions in Mongolia from January 2015 to January 2019. BD was diagnosed according to the diagnostic criteria for BD established by the International Study Group.ResultsThere were sixty-five patients (22 males and 43 females) recoded, the ratio of 1:1.95, with a marked female predominance. The age of disease onset was 22.2  ± 10.0 (mean ± SD), ranging from 11 to 66 years old. Oral aph...
Source: Clinical Rheumatology - March 10, 2020 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research

A 5-bp mutation within MSTN/GDF8 gene was significantly associated with growth traits in Inner Mongolia White Cashmere goats.
Abstract Myostatin (MSTN) gene, also known as growth and differentiation factor 8 (GDF8) gene, is a negative regulator of skeletal muscle growth and development, especially the number, size and type of muscle fibers. Its mutations contribute to the double-muscling (DBM) phenomenon which significantly increases the muscle mass. Hence, variations within MSTN/GDF8 gene receive so much attention in several kinds of species such as bovines, poultries, goats, sheep, horses. A 5-base pairs (bp) indel in the 5' untranslated region (5'UTR) of goat MSTN/GDF8 was verified to be significantly associated with growth traits exc...
Source: Animal Biotechnology - March 10, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Bi Y, He L, Feng B, Lan X, Song X, Qu L, Pan C Tags: Anim Biotechnol Source Type: research

Serum haptoglobin correlates positively with cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations in an obese Mongolian population
Publication date: Available online 8 March 2020Source: Clinica Chimica ActaAuthor(s): Mikiko Soejima, Lkhagvasuren Munkhtulga, Kyoji Furukawa, Sadahiko Iwamoto, Yoshiro Koda (Source: Clinica Chimica Acta)
Source: Clinica Chimica Acta - March 9, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Source Type: research

Seroepidemiological Investigation of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in Sheep and Camels of Inner Mongolia of China
Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, Ahead of Print. (Source: Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases)
Source: Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases - March 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Yong Li Chao Yan Dongxiao Liu Biao He Changchun Tu Source Type: research

Mutational diversity in mutY deficient Helicobacter pylori and its effect on adaptation to the gastric environment.
Abstract Helicobacter pylori, a pathogenic bacterium that colonizes in the human stomach, harbors DNA repair genes to counter the gastric environment during chronic infection. In addition, H. pylori adapts to the host environment by undergoing antigenic phase variation caused by genomic mutations. The emergence of mutations in nucleotide sequences is one of the major factors underlying drug resistance and genetic diversity in bacteria. However, it is not clear how DNA repair genes contribute to driving the genetic change of H. pylori during chronic infection. To elucidate the physiological roles of DNA r...
Source: Biochemical and Biophysical Research communications - March 9, 2020 Category: Biochemistry Authors: Kinoshita-Daitoku R, Kiga K, Sanada T, Ogura Y, Bo Z, Iida T, Yokomori R, Kuroda E, Tanaka M, Sood A, Suzuki T, Nakai K, Hayashi T, Mimuro H Tags: Biochem Biophys Res Commun Source Type: research

Characteristics of Hypertension Death in Low-income Regions of Inner Mongolia, China
Publication date: January 2020Source: Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, Volume 33, Issue 1Author(s): Di YU, Mao Lin DU, De Jun SUN, Su Fang QIAO, Yu Jia MA, Wang Li, Yu Min GAO, Yong Sheng CHEN, Yong Liang MENG, Xiao Ling SUN, Wen Fang GUO, Qing Xia WANG, Hai Rong ZHANG, Wu Yun Ta Na LI, Lei JIA, Jing HAO, Neng Jun ZHAO, Juan SUN (Source: Biomedical and Environmental Sciences)
Source: Biomedical and Environmental Sciences - March 7, 2020 Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research

Serum haptoglobin correlates positively with cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations in an obese Mongolian population.
Abstract BACKGROUND: Recent studies revealed that several genetic polymorphisms of haptoglobin gene (HP) and the haptoglobin-related protein gene (HPR) associated not only with haptoglobin (HP) but total, non-HDL, and/or LDL cholesterol concentrations in various populations. METHODS: Association between serum HP concentrations and polymorphisms of HP and the HPR gene, or anthropometric and metabolic factors were examined in Mongolian participants (n=927) using linear regression analyses. RESULTS: The association of HP and HPR polymorphisms with serum HP concentration but not serum lipids concentrations w...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Chemistry - March 7, 2020 Category: Chemistry Authors: Soejima M, Munkhtulga L, Furukawa K, Iwamoto S, Koda Y Tags: Clin Chim Acta Source Type: research

Spatiotemporal variability, source apportionment, and acid-neutralizing capacity of atmospheric wet base-cation deposition in China.
Abstract Atmospheric wet deposition of base cations (BCs) plays a significant role in providing plant nutrients and buffering acidification. However, the temporal dynamic of wet BC deposition in China during the past two decades remain unclear. Here, we used long-term monitoring and literature data since 2000 to assess the temporal dynamics (seasonal and inter-annual variation), spatial patterns, main influencing factors, source apportionment, and capacity to neutralize the acidity of wet BC depositions at site, regional, and national scales. The results showed that total wet deposition of BCs was, on average, 2.1...
Source: Environmental Pollution - March 7, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Zhang Q, Wang Q, Zhu J, Xu L, Chen Z, Xiao J, He N Tags: Environ Pollut Source Type: research

Halolike phenomenon in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1 and mongolian spot.
Authors: Miraglia E, Giustini S PMID: 32129589 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia)
Source: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia - March 6, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: G Ital Dermatol Venereol Source Type: research

Association between IL-17A and IL-17F gene polymorphism and susceptibility in inflammatory arthritis: A meta-analysis.
Abstract OBJECTIVES: The association between Interleukin (IL)-17A and IL-17F gene polymorphism with inflammatory arthritis were inconsistent among previous studies. This meta-analysis aimed to determine the association between IL-17A and IL-17F gene polymorphism with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS: We searched Medline up to August 2019. The summary Odds Ratio (OR) with corresponding 95% confidence intervals (CIs) was calculated to evaluate the relationship between IL-17A and IL-17F gene polymorphism with genetic susceptibility of AS, OA and RA. RES...
Source: Clinical Immunology - March 5, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Shao M, Xu S, Yang H, Xu W, Deng J, Chen Y, Gao X, Guan S, Xu S, Shuai Z, Pan F Tags: Clin Immunol Source Type: research

Association between CYP2B6 polymorphism and acute leukemia in a Han population of Northwest China
ConclusionOur findings show a strong correlation of theCYP2B6 c.516G>T polymorphism in the Han population of Northwest China with AL, especially fusion gene ‐positive AL, and indicate a poor prognosis after the first course of chemotherapy. Our findings also implicate the T allele in AL susceptibility and indicate the existence of racial and geographical differences in allele frequencies ofCYP2B6 c.516G>T polymorphism. (Source: Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine)
Source: Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine - March 4, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Li ‐Li Yu, Wei Zhang, Juan Li, Li Zhao Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Effect of continuous nursing care based on the IKAP theory on the quality of life of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A randomized controlled study
This study is a randomized control trial. COPD patients attending the Affiliated Hospital of Inner Mongolia Medical University, China between July 1 and October 31, 2017 were eligible. Following random assignment of participants to either the intervention group or control group, 70 patients (35 in each group) were included in the final sample. The intervention group received nursing care based on the Information, Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice theory, while the control group received standard nursing care. Data were collected before the intervention, 1 month after the intervention, and three months after the interventio...
Source: Medicine - March 1, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Trial/Experimental Study Source Type: research

Ethnopharmacology of Hypericum species in China: A comprehensive review on ethnobotany, phytochemistry and pharmacology
ConclusionsThere is a rich traditional knowledge regarding the ethnomedicinal uses of Hypericum species in China. Through phytochemical and pharmacological studies, several medicinal Hypericum from China have yielded many bioactive phytochemicals, possessing antitumor, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and neuroprotective properties. Hypericum species from China are potential sources of drugs to fight cancer and other chronic diseases. Remarkably, nearly half of Hypericum species in China have rarely been studied, and their ethnomedicinal potential have not been scientifically evaluated. Thus, in vitro mechanistic studies,...
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - February 25, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Isolation and characterization of flavonoid derivatives with anti-prostate cancer and hepatoprotective activities from the flowers of Hosta plantaginea (Lam.) Aschers
ConclusionCompounds 1, 2, 5, and 6 showed anti-prostate cancer activities using the LNCaP prostate cancer cells with IC50 values of 17.84, 33.26, 54.13, and 81.55 μg/mL, and compounds 3, 4, 8, and 9 exhibited moderate hepatoprotective activities, respectively. A preliminary structure-activity relation was summarized in this paper.Graphical abstract (Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology)
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - February 24, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Morphological characteristics of Malaysian Malay shoulders for the Latarjet procedure: A cross-sectional CT scan based study
Conclusions: The maximum length of the coracoid available for transfer in Malasian Malay patients was less than what has been recommended in the literature for the Latarjet procedure. The surface area that would be increased after a coracoid graft is placed on the glenoid would be 12.4±1.8 mm. Knowledge obtained from this study may help us further optimize osseous considerations for the Latarjet procedure in the Malaysian Malay population. Level of Evidence: Level III. (Source: Current Orthopaedic Practice)
Source: Current Orthopaedic Practice - February 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of human papillomavirus in archival head and neck cancer in the eastern Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region, China.
CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence of HPV in HNC from this area is very low. The lineage/sublineage classification of the 3 HPV types in HNC in this area is consistent with the previous reported data of HPV lineage distribution in cervical cancer within China. PMID: 32066343 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Tumori)
Source: Tumori - February 20, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Tumori Source Type: research

Genetic investigation and phylogenetic analysis of three Chinese ethnic groups using 16 X chromosome STR loci.
Conclusions: Our study presents an extensive report on a novel X-STR assay in three Chinese ethnic groups and a comprehensive genetic comparison between different populations based on these X-STRs. PMID: 32064953 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Annals of Human Biology)
Source: Annals of Human Biology - February 20, 2020 Category: Biology Tags: Ann Hum Biol Source Type: research

The expression of miR-129-5p and its target genes in the skin of goats.
This study suggests that miR-129-5p can act as a suppressor in the formation of coat color to lay the foundation for studying the effect of miR-129-5p on melanin synthesis. PMID: 32078403 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Animal Biotechnology)
Source: Animal Biotechnology - February 20, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Li J, Liu L, Zhang J, Cheng L, Ren L, Zhao Y Tags: Anim Biotechnol Source Type: research

Optimised immunofluorescence method on cleared intact Mongolian gerbil cochlea
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2020Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck DiseasesAuthor(s): M. Risoud, M. Tardivel, P.-E. Lemesre, N.-X. Bonne, C. VincentAbstractImmunofluorescence on cleared intact cochlea allows detailed analysis of the cochlear ultrastructure, while avoiding the problems of dissection and serial sections. Protocols have been developed for mice and Mongolian gerbils. This technical note proposes a detailed and optimised immunofluorescence protocol in the Mongolian gerbil comprising significant quantitative and qualitative improvements. This protocol sequentially co...
Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases - February 19, 2020 Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research

Development of an effective microsatellite marker system to determine the genetic structure of < i > Meriones meridianus < /i > populations.
Development of an effective microsatellite marker system to determine the genetic structure of Meriones meridianus populations. Exp Anim. 2020 Feb 14;: Authors: Liu X, Yu X, Xu Y, DU X, Huo X, Li C, Lv J, Guo M, Lu J, Chen Z Abstract Understanding the genetic quality of the gerbil, Meriones meridianus, plays an important role in the study of medical biology. However, no effective system has been established for evaluating a population's genetic diversity to date. In the present study, we established a set of reasonable evaluative systems based on microsatellite markers of the Mongolian gerbil by using ...
Source: Experimental Animals - February 19, 2020 Category: Research Tags: Exp Anim Source Type: research

Hydrogen peroxide-mediated oxygen enrichment eradicates Helicobacter pylori in vitro and in vivo.
Abstract Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is an important risk factor for gastric ulcers. However, antibacterial therapies increase the resistance rate and decrease the eradication rate of H. pylori Inspired by microaerophilic characteristics of H. pylori, we aim at effectively establishing an oxygen-enriched environment to eradicate and prevent the recurrence of H. pylori The effect and the mechanism of an oxygen-enriched environment in eradicating H. pylori and preventing the recurrence were explored in vitro and in vivo During oral administration and after drugs withdrawal, H. pylori counts were both evaluated b...
Source: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy - February 18, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Di J, Zhang J, Cao L, Huang TT, Zhang JX, Mi YN, Xiao X, Yan PP, Wu ML, Yao T, Liu DZ, Liu J, Cao YX Tags: Antimicrob Agents Chemother Source Type: research

The curious case of the stolen dino-swan
Publication date: 15 February 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 245, Issue 3269Author(s): John PickrellWhen a bizarre fossil smuggled out of Mongolia appeared for sale, dinosaur detectives launched an investigation to see if it was real, and what it might actually be. John Pickrell retraces their steps (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - February 15, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: research

Determination of six groups of mycotoxins in Chinese dark tea and the associated risk assessment.
In this study, a cleaning method of multi-functional column (MFC) and immunoaffinity column (IAC) in tandem combined to HPLC detection was developed and validated for determining ten mycotoxins of six groups (i.e., aflatoxins of B1, B2, G1 and G2, ochratoxin A, zearalenone, deoxynivalenol, fumonisins of B1, B2, and T-2) in dark teas. The interferences from secondary metabolites were effectively reduced, and the sensitivities and recoveries of the method were qualified for tea matrices. Six groups mycotoxins were determined in 108 samples representing the major Chinese dark teas by using the new method. Subsequently, the di...
Source: Environmental Pollution - February 14, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Ye Z, Wang X, Fu R, Yan H, Han S, Gerelt K, Cui P, Chen J, Qi K, Zhou Y Tags: Environ Pollut Source Type: research

The distribution characteristics of intestinal microbiota in children with community-acquired pneumonia under 5 Years of age
Publication date: Available online 11 February 2020Source: Microbial PathogenesisAuthor(s): Xiaomeng Ren, Yaser Gamallat, Dongjie Liu, Yanyan Zhu, Abdo Meyiah, Sadia Kanwal, Dong Shang, Yi XinAbstractPneumonia is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children under 5 years of age worldwide. Over the past decades, studies have shown that the upper respiratory pathogens are closely related to the occurrence of pneumonia. However, the co-occurrence of gut microbiome dysbiosis may have clinical manifestation in the prognosis of childhood pneumonia. The scope of the present study is to investigate the differences in g...
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - February 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

Genes, Vol. 11, Pages 183: Comparative Transcriptome Analysis Identifying the Different Molecular Genetic Markers Related to Production Performance and Meat Quality in Longissimus Dorsi Tissues of MG × STH and STH Sheep
Genes, Vol. 11, Pages 183: Comparative Transcriptome Analysis Identifying the Different Molecular Genetic Markers Related to Production Performance and Meat Quality in Longissimus Dorsi Tissues of MG × STH and STH Sheep Genes doi: 10.3390/genes11020183 Authors: Cheng Wang Zhang He Zhang Yang Shi Crossbred sheep have many prominent traits, such as excellent production performance and high-quality meat, when compared to local sheep breeds. However, the genetic molecular markers related to these characteristics remain unclear. The crossbred MG &amp;times; STH (small-tailed Han sheep (STH) ...
Source: Genes - February 10, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Cheng Wang Zhang He Zhang Yang Shi Tags: Article Source Type: research

A case of milk traceability in small-scale districts-Inner Mongolia of China by nutritional and geographical parameters
This study uses a combination of nutritional (amino acids) and geographical parameters (stable isotopes, elements) to trace the origin of milk from eleven districts located in five cities of Inner Mongolia. The results showed that the combination of nutritional (amino acids) and geographical parameters (stable isotopes, elements) was the best source tracing method. (Source: Food Chemistry)
Source: Food Chemistry - February 7, 2020 Category: Food Science Source Type: research

Comparison of the quality of beef jerky processed by traditional and modern drying methods from different districts in Inner Mongolia
Publication date: Available online 5 February 2020Source: Meat ScienceAuthor(s): Shuo Shi, Baohua Kong, Yan Wang, Qian Liu, Xiufang XiaAbstractThe influence of drying methods on the quality of beef jerky from Inner Mongolia was discussed. Beef jerky processed by traditional natural freeze-drying from Huhhot (HT) and Bayan Nur (BT) was tough, chewy, red and lustrous, while that processed by modern hot air drying from Huhhot (HM) and Bayan Nur (BM) was cohesive, hard, brown and dark, as observed by the moisture content (MC), shear force and colour. HT and BT had high free fatty acid (FFA) contents. And HM and BM had high fre...
Source: Meat Science - February 7, 2020 Category: Food Science Source Type: research

Bioactivity, Compounds Isolated, Chemical Qualitative, and Quantitative Analysis of Cymbaria daurica Extracts
This study provides a chemical basis for further characterization and utilization of C. daurica, which could be a potential source of novel anti-diabetic and anti-inflammatory agents. (Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology)
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - February 7, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

Alcohol Advertisements, Hazard Warnings, Knowledge of Alcohol-Related Harm and Health-Profession Students' Drinking in Inner Mongolia.
Conclusions: Students' drinking behavior was associated with low KAH and exposure to alcohol advertisements and warning media messages. Prevalence of frequent drinking might be reduced by wider use of AHW on internet and television and improving the level of knowledge of alcohol-related harm. PMID: 32009488 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Substance Use and Misuse)
Source: Substance Use and Misuse - February 6, 2020 Category: Addiction Tags: Subst Use Misuse Source Type: research

Bearing the brunt: Mongolian khulan (Equus hemionus hemionus) are exposed to multiple influenza A strains
Publication date: Available online 5 February 2020Source: Veterinary MicrobiologyAuthor(s): Eirini S. Soilemetzidou, Erwin de Bruin, Kathrin Eschke, Walid Azab, Nikolaus Osterrieder, Gábor Á. Czirják, Bayarbaatar Buuveibaatar, Petra Kaczensky, Marion Koopmans, Chris Walzer, Alex D. GreenwoodAbstractThe majority of influenza A virus strains are hosted in nature by avian species in the orders of Anseriformes and Charadriformes. A minority of strains have been able to cross species boundaries and establish themselves in novel non-avian hosts. Influenza viruses of horses, donkeys, and mules represent such ...
Source: Veterinary Microbiology - February 5, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Prevalence and associated factors for pterygium in Han and Mongolian adults: a cross-sectional study in inner Mongolian, China
To investigate the prevalence of pterygium and associated factors in Han and Mongolian adults at four survey sites in Inner Mongolia, China. (Source: BMC Ophthalmology)
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - February 3, 2020 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Yuhan Wang, Guangliang Shan, Linyang Gan, Yonggang Qian, Ting Chen, Hailing Wang, Xiaodan Pan, Wenrui Wang, Li Pan, Xia Zhang, Meng Wang, Jin Ma and Yong Zhong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mongolian Mind-Body Interactive Psychotherapy enhances the quality of life of patients with esophageal cancer: A pilot study.
This study aimed to shed light on the effect of MMIP on the quality of life of patients in Inner Mongolia. A total of 21 patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer were studied. QoL assessment was performed using the two questionnaires of EORTC QLQ-OES 18 and QLICP-OES. The results showed that MMIP had statistical significant improvement on body function, psychological function, common symptoms, and side effects, such as reflux. As alternative and complementary medicine, MMIP could help esophageal cancer patients experience better QoL. Further large-scale studies are required to determine the impact of MMIP for QoL in patie...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - February 1, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Chagan-Yasutan H, Arlud S, Zhang L, Hattori T, Heriyed B, He N Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research

Breakfast prevalence of medical students is higher than students from nonmedical faculties in Inner Mongolia Medical University
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Published online: 30 January 2020; doi:10.1038/s41430-020-0569-8Breakfast prevalence of medical students is higher than students from nonmedical faculties in Inner Mongolia Medical University (Source: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition)
Source: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition - January 30, 2020 Category: Nutrition Authors: Zeyu Lu Zhiqiang Sun Reijie Wu Wen Du Hairong Zhang Na Zhang Guangyu Chen Pengchao Yu Shaobo Sun Zhenduo Zhang Liying Gao Bingjia Yu Shengyun Duan Juan Sun Source Type: research

Population genetic data from 23 autosomal STR loci of Huaxia Platinum system in the Jining Han population
ConclusionThis study demonstrated that 23 autosomal STR loci included in the Huaxia Platinum system are highly polymorphic and suitable for personal forensic identification and paternity testing in this population. (Source: Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine)
Source: Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine - January 29, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Zhen Dang, Qi Liu, Guoan Zhang, Shuyue Li, Dan Wang, Qianqian Pang, Da Yang, Changzheng Li, Wen Cui, Yequan Wang Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

IJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 823: Maternal Pregnancy Hormone Concentrations in Countries with Very Low and High Breast Cancer Risk
Conclusions: Mongolian women had greater concentrations of prolactin and estrogen and lower concentrations of progesterone than U.S. women, while hormone concentrations were similar in rural and urban Mongolian pregnancies. Impact: These data do not support the hypothesis that estrogen concentrations in pregnant women are lower in Mongolian compared with Caucasian women. (Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health)
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Davaasambuu Ganmaa Davaasambuu Enkhmaa Tsedmaa Baatar Buyanjargal Uyanga Garmaa Gantsetseg Thomas T. Helde Thomas F. McElrath David E. Cantonwine Gary Bradwin Roni T. Falk Robert N. Hoover Rebecca Troisi Tags: Article Source Type: research

Differences in the numbers of oxytocin, vasopressin, and tyrosine hydroxylase cells in brain regions associated with mating among great, midday, and Mongolian gerbils.
Abstract Neurotransmitters such as oxytocin (OT), vasopressin (AVP), and dopamine (DA) within the mesolimbic system have deeply conserved roles in regulating mating related behavior. However, comparative studies among monogamous and polygamous animals focus mainly on Microtus, very little research has been done in gerbils. Here, we measured the body weight, body length, tail length, serum hormone concentrations, and the immunoreactive (ir)-cells of OT, AVP, and tyrosine hydroxylase (TH) in the brain of the polygamous great gerbil (Rhombomys opimus), promiscuous midday gerbil (Meriones meridianus), and monogamous M...
Source: Brain Research - January 27, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Gong D, Zhang M, Nan X, Zhao H, Yu P Tags: Brain Res Source Type: research

Hymenobacter sediminis sp. nov., isolated from lake sediment.
Abstract A Gram-stain-negative, facultatively aerobic, rod-shaped, motile by gliding and pink-pigmented bacterial strain, designated ELS1360T, was isolated from a lake sediment sample collected in Inner Mongolia, PR China. Strain ELS1360T grew optimally at 33 °C, at pH 6.5-7.0 and without NaCl. Strain ELS1360T exhibited 97.3, 97.1 and 96.9 % 16S rRNA gene sequence similarities to Hymenobacter aquatilis HMF3095T, Hymenobacter luteus JCM 30328T and Hymenobacter latericoloratus JCM 30327T, respectively, and 90.4-96.9 % to other members of the genus Hymenobacter. Results of phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA ...
Source: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology - January 21, 2020 Category: Microbiology Authors: Wang C, Liu BT, Zhang R, Liu CL, Du ZJ Tags: Int J Syst Evol Microbiol Source Type: research

Characteristics of Hypertension Death in Low-income Regions of Inner Mongolia, China.
PMID: 32029059 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Biomedical and Environmental Sciences : BES)
Source: Biomedical and Environmental Sciences : BES - January 20, 2020 Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Yu D, Du ML, Sun J, Qiao SF, Ma YJ, Wang L, Gao YM, Chen YS, Meng YL, Sun XL, Guo WF, Wang QX, Zhang HR, Li WYTN, Jia L, Hao J, Zhao NJ, Sun J Tags: Biomed Environ Sci Source Type: research