Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Exploring facial expressions and action unit domains for Parkinson detection
03/02/2023 - Background and objective Patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease (PD) present a reduction in facial movements called hypomimia. In this work, we propose to use machine learning facial...
Item response theory analysis of the Dysfunctional Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep-16 (DBAS-16) scale in a university student sample
03/02/2023 - Unhelpful beliefs about sleep have been shown to exacerbate distress associated with sleep-related difficulties. University students are particularly vulnerable to experiencing sleep-related...
Sero-prevalence of hepatitis B virus and compliance with hepatitis B vaccination schedules among outpatient clinic attendees in Nairobi
03/02/2023 - Background Hepatitis B is becoming a growing public health problem in Kenya. To combat the threat, HBV vaccination should be recommended, particularly for individuals who are not covered by the...
DUSP15 expression is reduced in the hippocampus of <i>Myrf</i> knock-out mice but attention and object recognition memory remain intact
03/02/2023 - The atypical protein tyrosine phosphatase enzyme, dual-specificity phosphate 15 (DUSP15) is thought to be activated by myelin regulatory factor (MyRF) and to have a role in oligodendrocyte...
Role of immediate early genes in the development of salivary gland organoids in polyisocyanopeptide hydrogels
03/02/2023 - Human salivary gland organoids have opened tremendous possibilities for regenerative medicine in patients undergoing radiotherapy for the treatment of head and neck cancer. However, their clinical...
Levofloxacin induces differential effects in the transcriptome between the gut, peripheral and axial joints in the Spondyloarthritis DBA/1 mice: Improvement of intestinal dysbiosis and the overall inflammatory process
03/02/2023 - To analyze the effect of levofloxacin-induced intestinal microbiota modifications on intestinal, joint, and systemic inflammation in the DBA/1 mice with spontaneous arthritis. The study included two...
The role of short-chain fatty acids in inflammatory skin diseases
03/02/2023 - Short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) are metabolites of gut microbes that can modulate the host inflammatory response, and contribute to health and homeostasis. Since the introduction of the gut-skin...
Truth or lie: Exploring the language of deception
03/02/2023 - Lying appears in everyday oral and written communication. As a consequence, detecting it on the basis of linguistic analysis is particularly important. Our study aimed to verify whether the...
Analysis of siblings’ relationship and parenting style using structure modelling approach
03/02/2023 - Relationships among siblings play a crucial role in early socialization and further social development. Siblings inherently belong to the system of family relationships; their observation without...
Phytochemical analysis, antioxidant capacities, and in vitro biological activities of the extract of seed coat as by-products of pea
03/02/2023 - Converting seed coat peas (hulls) (SCP) into beneficial products provides a solution for waste treatment. This study aimed to investigate the phytoconstituents and biological activities of SCP...
Variation of sensitivity of <i>Trypanosoma evansi</i> isolates from Isiolo and Marsabit counties of Kenya to locally available trypanocidal drugs
03/02/2023 - Trypanocidal resistance is a major cause of treatment failure. This study evaluated the sensitivity of Trypanosoma evansi field isolates collected from Marsabit and Isiolo counties, Kenya. A...
Does male gonopodial morphology affect male-female mating positioning in the livebearing fish <i>Xenophallus umbratilis</i>?
03/02/2023 - Xenophallus umbratilis is a freshwater livebearing fish that exhibits unique antisymmetry in the male gonopodium, which terminates in either a dextral or sinistral twist. This asymmetry in the...
Pharma-cartography: Navigating the complexities of antibiotic supply to rural livestock in West Bengal, India, through value chain and power dynamic analysis
03/02/2023 - Antibiotic resistance threatens provision of healthcare and livestock production worldwide with predicted negative socioeconomic impact. Antibiotic stewardship can be considered of importance to...
MIRN: A multi-interest retrieval network with sequence-to-interest EM routing
03/02/2023 - Vector-based retrieval have been widely adopted to process online users’ diverse interests for recommendations. However, most of them utilize a single vector to represent user multiple interests...
Infestation patterns of <i>Ixodes scapularis</i> and <i>Dermacentor variabilis</i> on dogs and cats across Canada
03/02/2023 - Due to recent climatic and land use changes, Canada has experienced changes in tick populations, leading to an increased risk of tick bites and tick-borne pathogen exposure, especially in eastern...
Possible factors determining global-scale patterns of crop yield sensitivity to drought
03/02/2023 - In recent decades, droughts have critically limited crop production, inducing food system shocks regionally and globally. It was estimated that crop yield variability in around one-third to...
Serum lactate dehydrogenase is associated with impaired lung function: NHANES 2011–2012
03/02/2023 - Background Serum lactate dehydrogenase levels reflect disease status in a variety of organs, but its role in indicating pulmonary function is not yet clear. Therefore, this study explored the...
Phylogeny analysis of whole protein-coding genes in metagenomic data detected an environmental gradient for the microbiota
03/02/2023 - Environmental factors affect the growth of microorganisms and therefore alter the composition of microbiota. Correlative analysis of the relationship between metagenomic composition and the...
Physical activity based on dance movements as complementary therapy for Parkinson’s disease: Effects on movement, executive functions, depressive symptoms, and quality of life
03/02/2023 - Background Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease with motor symptoms that are well understood, but non-motor symptoms may be present and appear at different...
DNA barcoding of sand flies (Diptera, Psychodidae, Phlebotominae) from the western Brazilian Amazon
03/02/2023 - The subfamily Phlebotominae comprises important insects for public health. The use of complementary tools such as molecular taxonomy is necessary for interspecific delimitation and/or discovery of...