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  1. Content type: Research article

    β-D-xylosidase is a vital exoglycosidase with the ability to hydrolyze xylooligosaccharides to xylose and to biotransform some saponins by cleaving outer β-xylose. β-D-xylosidase is widely used as one of the x...

    Authors: Qi Li, Tao Wu, Zhipeng Qi, Linguo Zhao, Jianjun Pei and Feng Tang

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:29

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    Nonsense mutations promote premature translational termination, introducing stop codons within the coding region of mRNAs and causing inherited diseases, including thalassemia. For instance, in β039 thalassemia t...

    Authors: Francesca Salvatori, Mariangela Pappadà, Giulia Breveglieri, Elisabetta D’Aversa, Alessia Finotti, Ilaria Lampronti, Roberto Gambari and Monica Borgatti

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:28

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    As a very important coenzyme in the cell metabolism, Vitamin B12 (cobalamin, VB12) has been widely used in food and medicine fields. The complete biosynthesis of VB12 requires approximately 30 genes, but overexpr...

    Authors: Yingying Cai, Miaomiao Xia, Huina Dong, Yuan Qian, Tongcun Zhang, Beiwei Zhu, Jinchuan Wu and Dawei Zhang

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:27

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    Dihydro-β-ionone is a principal aroma compound and has received considerable attention by flavor and fragrance industry. The traditional method of preparing dihydro-β-ionone has many drawbacks, which has restr...

    Authors: Xuesong Zhang, Shiyong Liao, Fuliang Cao, Linguo Zhao, Jianjun Pei and Feng Tang

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:26

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Human chromogranin A (CgA) is a ~ 49 kDa secreted protein mainly from neuroendocrine cells and endocrine cells. The CgA values in the diagnosis of tumor, and in the potential role in prognostic and predictive ...

    Authors: Danping Zhang, Chengjie Xie, Rongzhi Wang, Qinghai Yang, Huiling Chen, Sumei Ling, Shihua Wang and Kunzhi Jia

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:25

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Arachidonic acid (ARA), which is a ω-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid, has a wide range of biological activities and is an essential component of cellular membranes in some human tissues. Mortierella alpina is the be...

    Authors: Huidan Zhang, Dong Lu, Xin Li, Yingang Feng, Qiu Cui and Xiaojin Song

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:23

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The Baculovirus expression vector system (BEVS) is a transient expression platform for recombinant protein production in insect cells. Baculovirus infection of insect cells will shutoff host translation and in...

    Authors: Xiaoyue Zhang, Keyan Xu, Yanmei Ou, Xiaodong Xu and Hongying Chen

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:24

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Violacein is a deep violet compound that is produced by a number of bacterial species. It is synthesized from tryptophan by a pathway that involves the sequential action of 5 different enzymes (encoded by genes v...

    Authors: Elizabeth Bilsland, Tatyana A. Tavella, Renata Krogh, Jamie E. Stokes, Annabelle Roberts, James Ajioka, David R. Spring, Adriano D. Andricopulo, Fabio T. M. Costa and Stephen G. Oliver

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:22

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Hirudin is a potent thrombin inhibitor but its antithrombotic properties are offset by bleeding side-effects. Because hirudin’s N-terminus must engage thrombin’s active site for effective inhibition, fusing a ...

    Authors: William P. Sheffield, Louise J. Eltringham-Smith and Varsha Bhakta

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:21

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  10. Content type: Methodology article

    Recombinant production of amebic cysteine proteases using Escherichia coli cells as the bacterial system has become a challenging effort, with protein insolubility being the most common issue. Since many of these...

    Authors: Ekaterina Jalomo-Khayrova, Rosa E. Mares, Patricia L. A. Muñoz, Samuel G. Meléndez-López, Ignacio A. Rivero and Marco A. Ramos

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:20

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    Recent progress in development of the CRISPR/Cas9 system has been shown to be an efficient gene-editing technology in various organisms. We recently developed a novel method called Genome-editing via Oviductal...

    Authors: Tomoe Kobayashi, Masumi Namba, Takayuki Koyano, Masaki Fukushima, Masahiro Sato, Masato Ohtsuka and Makoto Matsuyama

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:19

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Thermostable phosphotriesterase-like lactonases (PLLs) are able to degrade organophosphates and could be potentially employed as bioremediation tools and bioscavengers. But nowadays their manufacturing in high...

    Authors: Odile Francesca Restaino, Maria Giovanna Borzacchiello, Ilaria Scognamiglio, Luigi Fedele, Alberto Alfano, Elena Porzio, Giuseppe Manco, Mario De Rosa and Chiara Schiraldi

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:18

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  13. Content type: Methodology article

    We demonstrate the feasibility of creating a pair of reference samples to be used as surrogates for clinical samples measured in either a research or clinical laboratory setting. The reference sample paradigm ...

    Authors: P. Scott Pine, Steven P. Lund, Sanford A. Stass, Debra Kukuruga, Feng Jiang, Lynn Sorbara, Sudhir Srivastava and Marc Salit

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:17

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  14. Content type: Research article

    microRNAs (miRNAs) are short non-coding RNAs that fine-tune gene expression. The aberrant expression of miRNAs is associated with many diseases and they have both therapeutic and biomarker potential. However, ...

    Authors: Rikki A. M. Brown, Michael R. Epis, Jessica L. Horsham, Tasnuva D. Kabir, Kirsty L. Richardson and Peter J. Leedman

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:16

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Preclinical studies have evaluated haptoglobin (Hp) polymers from pooled human plasma as a therapeutic protein to attenuate toxic effects of cell-free hemoglobin (Hb). Proof of concept studies have demonstrate...

    Authors: Christian A. Schaer, Catherine Owczarek, Jeremy W. Deuel, Stefan Schauer, Jin Hyen Baek, Ayla Yalamanoglu, Matthew P. Hardy, Pierre D. Scotney, Peter M. Schmidt, Matthias Pelzing, Peter Soupourmas, Paul W. Buehler and Dominik J. Schaer

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:15

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Dedifferentiation of chondrocytes during cell expansion is one of the barriers in tissue construction for cartilage repair. To understand chondrocyte behavior and improve cell expansion in monolayer culture, t...

    Authors: Sopita Wongin, Saranatra Waikakul, Pojchong Chotiyarnwong, Wanwipa Siriwatwechakul, Masahiro Kino-oka, Mee-Hae Kim and Kwanchanok Viravaidya-Pasuwat

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:14

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Filamentous bacteria of the genus Streptomyces produce a large arsenal of industrially relevant antibiotics and enzymes. The industrial production of these molecules occurs in large fermenters, where many strepto...

    Authors: Boris Zacchetti, Agathoklis Andrianos, Dino van Dissel, Evelien de Ruiter, Gilles P. van Wezel and Dennis Claessen

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:13

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Safe and effective hemostatic materials are important for reducing mortality resulting from excessive hemorrhage. In this work, new biomaterials with hemostatic effects were created by fusing the gene coding f...

    Authors: Shasha Yang, Sili Wei, Yun Mao, Hanxue Zheng, Juantao Feng, Jihong Cui, Xin Xie, Fulin Chen and Honmgmin Li

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:12

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is an unicellular green alga used for functional genomics studies and heterologous protein expression. A major hindrance in these studies is the low level and instability of expression o...

    Authors: Paola Mini, Olivia Costantina Demurtas, Silvia Valentini, Patrizia Pallara, Giuseppe Aprea, Paola Ferrante and Giovanni Giuliano

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:11

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The recently developed genetically encoded calcium indicator (GECI), called NTnC, has a novel design with reduced size due to utilization of the troponin C (TnC) as a Ca2+-binding moiety inserted into the mNeonGr...

    Authors: D. A. Doronin, N. V. Barykina, O. M. Subach, V. P. Sotskov, V. V. Plusnin, O. A. Ivleva, E. A. Isaakova, A. M. Varizhuk, G. E. Pozmogova, A. Y. Malyshev, I. V. Smirnov, K. D. Piatkevich, K. V. Anokhin, G. N. Enikolopov and F. V. Subach

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:10

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The aromatic residues of xylanase enzyme, W187, Y124, W144, Y128 and W63 of substrate binding pocket from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens were investigated for their role in substrate binding by homology modelling and...

    Authors: Anil S. Prajapati, Vishakha A. Pawar, Ketankumar J. Panchal, Ankit P. Sudhir, Bhaumik R. Dave, Darshan H. Patel and R. B. Subramanian

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:9

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  22. Content type: Methodology article

    Adventitious viral contamination in cell substrates used for biologicals production is a major safety concern. A powerful new approach that can be used to identify adventitious viruses is a combination of bioi...

    Authors: Christoph Geisler

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:8

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  23. Content type: Methodology article

    Detection of DNA methylome at single-base resolution is a significant challenge but promises to shed considerable light on human disease etiology. Current technologies could not detect DNA methylation genome-w...

    Authors: Zhen Jia, Yueyi Shi, Lei Zhang, Yipeng Ren, Tong Wang, Lejun Xing, Baorong Zhang, Guolan Gao and Rongfa Bu

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:7

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  24. Content type: Methodology article

    Circulating microRNAs are undergoing exploratory use as safety biomarkers in drug development. Reverse transcription quantitative polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR) is one common approach used to quantitate l...

    Authors: Russell D. Wolfinger, Sudheer Beedanagari, Eric Boitier, Tao Chen, Philippe Couttet, Heidrun Ellinger-Ziegelbauer, Gregory Guillemain, Claire Mariet, Peter Mouritzen, Raegan O’Lone, P. Scott Pine, Tatiana Sharapova, Jian Yan, Peter S. Yuen and Karol L. Thompson

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:6

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  25. Content type: Research article

    L-phenylalanine (L-Phe) is an essential amino acid for mammals and applications expand into human health and nutritional products. In this study, a system level engineering was conducted to enhance L-Phe biosy...

    Authors: Yongfei Liu, Yiran Xu, Dongqin Ding, Jianping Wen, Beiwei Zhu and Dawei Zhang

    Citation: BMC Biotechnology 2018 18:5

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