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Journal: Biomedical and environmental sciences : BES



To evaluate the performance of vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP) for the bio-decontamination of the high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter unit.

Concepts: Oxygen, Water, Hydrogen peroxide, Humidity, Respirator, Air purifier, Vaporized hydrogen peroxide, HEPA


To isolate and characterize indigenous algicidal bacteria and their algae-lysing compounds active against Microcystis aeruginosa, strains TH1, TH2, and FACHB 905.

Concepts: Immune system, Bacteria, Fungus, T helper cell, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacterial cell structure, Vermilion, Carmine


To investigate the in vitro effect of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE), a NF-κB inhibitor, on the apoptosis of osteoarthritic (OA) chondrocytes and on the regulation of the gelatinases matrix metalloproteinase 2 (MMP-2) and matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP-9).

Concepts: In vitro, Inhibitor, Matrix metalloproteinase, Caffeic acid, Metalloproteinase, MMP2, MMP9, EC 3.4.24


Air-borne particulates from different sources could have different physicochemical properties and inflammatory potentials. This study aims to characterize the chemical compositions and the toxicity of ambient particulate matter (PM) associated with traffic emissions.

Concepts: Particulate, Smog, Air pollution, Particulates


To evaluate histopathological alterations of the liver and kidney of female rats exposed to low doses of DM and its potential genotoxic activity.

Concepts: Oxidative stress, Liver, Radical


To define and evaluate the malaria transmission potential in the Yangtze River, following construction of the Three Gorges Reservoir.

Concepts: China, Yangtze River, Chongqing, Three Gorges Dam, Hubei, Three Gorges, Yichang, History of China


To assess the obesity prevalence in Saudi adults according to the international standards of body mass index (BMI) and body fat percentage (BF%).

Concepts: Nutrition, Obesity, Mass, Adipose tissue, Body mass index, Medical signs, Body fat percentage, Body shape


To study the technique of Western blot for the diagnosis of Lyme disease caused by Borrelia afzelii in China and to establish the standard criteria by operational procedure.

Concepts: Western blot, Lyme disease, Borrelia, Borrelia afzelii


The aim of this study was to investigate macular perfusion changes and ganglion cell complex (GCC) loss in patients with unexplained visual loss following vitrectomy and silicone oil (SO) tamponade, and to evaluate the correlation between retinal blood flow and GCC loss using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) and optical coherence tomography (OCT).