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  1. Halophilic organisms may thrive in or tolerate high salt concentrations. They have been studied for decades and a considerable number of papers reporting new halophilic species are being published every year. ...

    Authors: Alexios Loukas, Ilias Kappas and Theodore J. Abatzopoulos

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2018 25:2

    Content type: Research

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  2. Korarima (Aframomum corrorima) is a perennial and aromatic herb native and widely distributed in southwestern Ethiopia. It is known for its fine flavor as a spice in various Ethiopian traditional dishes. Few mole...

    Authors: Dagmawit Chombe and Endashaw Bekele

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2018 25:1

    Content type: Research

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  3. Soybean is a common alternative protein source of plant origin in aquafeeds as it has a reasonably balanced amino acid profile and is widely available. This study aimed to investigate the influence of partial ...

    Authors: Efthimia Antonopoulou, Eleni Chouri, Konstantinos Feidantsis, Antigone Lazou and Stavros Chatzifotis

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2017 24:14

    Content type: Research

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  4. Mitochondria are fundamental organelles responsible for cellular metabolism and energy production in eukaryotes via the oxidative phosphorylation pathway. Mitochondrial DNA is often used in population and spec...

    Authors: Asma Awadi

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2017 24:13

    Content type: Short report

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  5. Non-native species have aroused scientific interest because of their ability to successfully colonise areas to which they have been introduced, despite their sometimes limited genetic variation compared to the...

    Authors: Vendula Moravcová, Jana Moravcová, Vladislav Čurn, Zuzana Balounová, Josef Rajchard and Lenka Havlíčková

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2017 24:12

    Content type: Short Report

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  6. Minimizing the effects of transportation on the properties of biological material is a major challenge for the scientific community. The viability of cells is important in cases where their study is urgent for...

    Authors: Panagiotis Apostolou, Dimitrios-Athanasios Ntanovasilis and Ioannis Papasotiriou

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2017 24:11

    Content type: Research

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  7. Altered microRNAs expression mediates tumor development and progression in many type cancers including triple negative breast cancer (TNBC). Here we detected the effect of miR-454 on cell proliferation, migrat...

    Authors: Qun Li, Jia Liu, Xianying Meng, Renzhu Pang and Jie Li

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2017 24:10

    Content type: Research

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  8. Alpha 1-antitrypsin (α1-AT) may affect the susceptibility of mastitis in dairy cattle for its possible role in the protection of lactoferrin from proteolytic degradation in the mammary. Milk somatic cell score...

    Authors: Xiao-Fei Guo, Wen-Ping Hu, Xian-Zheng Lang, Qiu-Ling Li, Xiang-Yu Wang, Ran Di, Qiu-Yue Liu, Xiao-Lin Liu, Yong-Fu An and Ming-Xing Chu

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2017 24:8

    Content type: Research

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  9. The pathophysiological mechanisms which lead to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) are not completely understood. Cardiac channelopathies are a well-established causative factor with long QT syndrome (LQTS) b...

    Authors: Nikolaos S. Ioakeimidis, Theodora Papamitsou, Soultana Meditskou and Zafiroula Iakovidou-Kritsi

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2017 24:6

    Content type: Review

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  10. Gamma (γ) ray, an electromagnetic radiation, is occasionally accompanying the emission of an alpha or beta particle. Exposure to such radiation can cause cellular changes such as mutations, chromosome aberrati...

    Authors: Nadia Z. Shaban, Ahmed M. Ahmed Zahran, Fatma H. El-Rashidy and Ahmad S. Abdo Kodous

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2017 24:5

    Content type: Research

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  11. Elucidating the patterns of the Atlantic Bluefin tuna [ABFT, Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758)] population structure constitutes a challenging task of great importance. Most of the unique challenges stem from its ...

    Authors: Aglaia Antoniou, Panagiotis Kasapidis, Georgios Kotoulas, Constantinos C. Mylonas and Antonios Magoulas

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2017 24:3

    Content type: Research

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  12. The abundant-centre hypothesis (ACH) assumes that a species becomes more abundant at the centre of its range, where the environmental conditions are most favorable. As we move away from this centre, abundance ...

    Authors: Anastasia E. Tzortzaki, Despoina Vokou and John M. Halley

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2017 24:1

    Content type: Research

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  13. Real-time cellular analysis systems enable impedance-based label-free and dynamic monitoring of various cellular events such as proliferation. In this study, we describe the effects of initial cell seeding den...

    Authors: Cigdem Selli, Yasemin Erac and Metiner Tosun

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:20

    Content type: Research

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  14. In vitro plant regeneration via androgenesis or somatic embryogenesis is capable of inducing (epi)mutations that may affect sexual progenies. While epimutations are associated with DNA methylation, mutations c...

    Authors: Renata Orłowska, Joanna Machczyńska, Sylwia Oleszczuk, Janusz Zimny and Piotr Tomasz Bednarek

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:19

    Content type: Research

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  15. The use of stably expressed genes as normalizers has crucial role in accurate and reliable expression analysis estimated by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qPCR). Recent studies have shown th...

    Authors: Seyyed Hamidreza Hashemi, Ghorbanali Nematzadeh, Gholamreza Ahmadian, Ahad Yamchi and Markus Kuhlmann

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:18

    Content type: Research

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  16. Mitochondrial Eve confirms the “out of Africa” theory, but the evidence also supports interbreeding between Homo sapiens and other hominins: Neanderthals, Denisovans, and Homo heidelbergensis. This article explai...

    Authors: Kwang Hyun Ko

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:17

    Content type: Review

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  17. Microarray technology allows biologists to monitor expression levels of thousands of genes among various tumor tissues. Identifying relevant genes for sample classification of various tumor types is beneficial...

    Authors: Junshan Yang, Jiarui Zhou, Zexuan Zhu, Xiaoliang Ma and Zhen Ji

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23(Suppl 1):13

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 23 Supplement 1

  18. Post-translational modifications (PTMs) occur on almost all proteins and often strongly affect the functions of modified proteins. Phosphorylation is a crucial PTM mechanism with important regulatory functions...

    Authors: Yong Gao, Weilin Hao, Jing Gu, Diwei Liu, Chao Fan, Zhigang Chen and Lei Deng

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23(Suppl 1):12

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 23 Supplement 1

  19. Ontology development, as an increasingly practical vehicle applied in various fields, plays a significant role in knowledge management. This paper, focusing on constructing and querying a hepatitis ontology, a...

    Authors: Chen Yunzhi, Lu Huijuan, Linda Shapiro, Ravensara S. Travillian and Li Lanjuan

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23(Suppl 1):11

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 23 Supplement 1

  20. Reliable prediction of protein–protein interaction sites is an important goal in the field of bioinformatics. Many computational methods have been explored for the large-scale prediction of protein–protein int...

    Authors: Xiuquan Du, Shiwei Sun, Changlin Hu, Xinrui Li and Junfeng Xia

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23(Suppl 1):10

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 23 Supplement 1

  21. The Cytochrome P450 enzymes are commonly known for their major role in metabolism. Besides its metabolic role, CYP2E1 gene expression has been associated with the onset of diabetic nephropathy. CYP2E1 protein ...

    Authors: Christina Gertrude Yap, Anuar Zaini and Iekhsan Othman

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:15

    Content type: Research

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  22. Sheep’s reproductive physiology in temperate latitudes (such as Greece), is characterized by seasonality and is also regulated by photoperiodic exposure. Melatonin is the key hormone involved in this regulatio...

    Authors: Ioannis A. Giantsis, George P. Laliotis, Olympia Stoupa and Melpomeni Avdi

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:9

    Content type: Short report

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  23. Microalgae frequently grow in natural environment and long-term laboratory cultures in association with bacteria. Bacteria benefit the oxygen and extracellular substances generated by microalgae, and reimburse...

    Authors: Jichang Han, Lin Zhang, Song Wang, Guanpin Yang, Lu Zhao and Kehou Pan

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:8

    Content type: Research

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  24. Polysaccharides are the major active ingredients responsible for the bioactivities of Laminaria japonica. However, the effects of L. japonica polysaccharides (LJP) on exercise endurance and oxidative stress have ...

    Authors: Feiwei Yan and Haitao Hao

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:7

    Content type: Research

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  25. The regulation of methyl-beta-cyclodextrin (MBCD) on cryodamage on X- and Y-sperm during cryopreservation of semen was investigated. The semen was collected from ten healthy bulls of proven fertility by an art...

    Authors: Seunghyung Lee, Yong-Seung Lee, Sang-Hee Lee, Boo-Keun Yang and Choon-Keun Park

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:5

    Content type: Research

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  26. Bananas and plantains (Musa spp.) provide 25 % of the food energy requirements for more than 100 million people in Africa. Plant parasitic nematodes cause severe losses to the crop due to lack of control options....

    Authors: Stephen O. Onyango, Hugh Roderick, Jaindra N. Tripathi, Richard Collins, Howard J. Atkinson, Richard O. Oduor and Leena Tripathi

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:4

    Content type: Research

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  27. Identification of microorganisms in positive blood cultures still relies on standard techniques such as Gram staining followed by culturing with definite microorganism identification. Alternatively, matrix-ass...

    Authors: Michael E. Dolch, Silke Janitza, Anne-Laure Boulesteix, Carola Graßmann-Lichtenauer, Siegfried Praun, Wolfgang Denzer, Gustav Schelling and Sören Schubert

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:3

    Content type: Research

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  28. Spatial heterogeneity can have serious effects on the precision of field experimentation in plant breeding. In the present study the capacity of the honeycomb design (HD) to sample huge spatial heterogeneity w...

    Authors: Anastasia Kargiotidou, Dimitrios N. Vlachostergios, Constantinos Tzantarmas, Ioannis Mylonas, Chrysanthi Foti, George Menexes, Alexios Polidoros and Ioannis S. Tokatlidis

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:2

    Content type: Research

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  29. Salix linearistipularis (syn. S. mongolica) is a woody halophyte, which is distributed naturally in saline-alkali soil of Songnen plain, Heilongjiang, China. It plays an important role...

    Authors: Guixian Nan, Yan Zhang, Song Li, Imshik Lee, Tetsuo Takano and Shenkui Liu

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2016 23:1

    Content type: Research

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  30. Epigenetic deregulation is a common feature in the pathogenesis of Epstein–Barr Virus (EBV)-related lymphomas and carcinomas. Previous studies have demonstrated a strong association between EBV latency in B-ce...

    Authors: Erasmia Rouka and Despoina Kyriakou

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:14

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  31. Anxiety is a common problem in dentistry which could affect the correct treatment and involve failure. Oral premedication is needed to treat several anxious patients. Many people are so highly anxious that or...

    Authors: Mercedes Perez-Heredia, Javier Clavero-González and Leticia Marchena-Rodríguez

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:13

    Content type: Review

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  32. The miR-17-5p was overexpressed in ovarian cancer cells, and those cells were treated with paclitaxel. The proliferation of ovarian cancer cells was assessed by MTT assay. The Caspase-Glo3/7 and TUNEL assay we...

    Authors: Ying Fang, Changyan Xu and Yan Fu

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:12

    Content type: Research

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  33. Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) is an important model system, which has been widely used in plant physiological studies and it is particularly useful as a bioreactor. Despite its importance, only limited molecular...

    Authors: Bingguang Xiao, Yuntao Tan, Ni Long, Xuejun Chen, Zhijun Tong, Yang Dong and Yongping Li

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:11

    Content type: Research

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  34. The present review attempted to emphasize on the microbiological quality of the commonly used cosmetics item by the majority of the Bangladeshi community. The abundance of contaminating microorganisms has been...

    Authors: Rashed Noor, Nagma Zerin, Kamal Kanta Das and Luthfun Naher Nitu

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:10

    Content type: Review

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  35. Data sharing, integration and annotation are essential to ensure the reproducibility of the analysis and interpretation of the experimental findings. Often these activities are perceived as a role that bioinfo...

    Authors: Vasileios Lapatas, Michalis Stefanidakis, Rafael C. Jimenez, Allegra Via and Maria Victoria Schneider

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:9

    Content type: Review

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  36. Microbial polyesters, also known as polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs), closely resemble physical and mechanical features of petroleum derived plastics. Recombinant Escherichia coli strains are being used in industrial...

    Authors: Paola Rivera-Terceros, Estefanía Tito-Claros, Sonia Torrico, Sergio Carballo, Doan Van-Thuoc and Jorge Quillaguamán

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:8

    Content type: Research

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  37. The present work aimed to investigate the genetic structure of 11 edible herbs grown in the wild of eastern Crete that are becoming vulnerable due to habitat destruction and unregulated harvesting. Thirty thre...

    Authors: Antonia Psaroudaki, Nikolaos Nikoloudakis, Georgios Skaracis and Andreas Katsiotis

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:7

    Content type: Research

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  38. Morphologically similar sympatric species may have a high degree of niche overlap. Barking deer Muntiacus vaginalis and four-horned antelope Tetracerus quadricornis are solitary ungulates of the Indian sub-contin...

    Authors: Krishna Prasad Pokharel, Elizabeth Yohannes, Ioanna Salvarina and Ilse Storch

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:6

    Content type: Research

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  39. In order to understand trophic ecology, habitat use and migration of coral reef fish, fatty acid composition and levels were examined in the bigeye snapper Lutjanus lutjanus collected in the Malaysian South China...

    Authors: Takaomi Arai, Razikin Amalina and Zainudin Bachok

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:5

    Content type: Research

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  40. Serotonin reuptake inhibitors were recently reported to possess antimicrobial potentials, potentiate activity of several antibiotics, reverse multidrug resistant phenotypes of bacteria and make them susceptibl...

    Authors: Muhammad Ayaz, Fazal Subhan, Jawad Ahmed, Arif-ullah Khan, Farhat Ullah, Ihsan Ullah, Gowhar Ali, Nawazish-i-Husain Syed and Sajid Hussain

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:4

    Content type: Research

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  41. Fresh produce occupies an increasingly important place in the human food supply because of its health-promoting nutritional properties. Most fresh produce is eaten raw or after minimal processing and, conseque...

    Authors: Cinzia Cardamone, Aurora Aleo, Caterina Mammina, Giuseppa Oliveri and Anna Maria Di Noto

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:3

    Content type: Research

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  42. The genus Paralia Heiberg is one of the most recognizable, widely distributed and commonly reported diatoms from contemporary coastal marine environments and ship ballast. Species discovery has historically been ...

    Authors: Michael L MacGillivary and Irena Kaczmarska

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:2

    Content type: Research

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  43. The success of endodontic treatment depends largely on the control of microorganisms present in infected root canals. The aim of this study was to determine the residual antimicrobial activity of several final...

    Authors: Carmen María Ferrer-Luque, Silvia González-Castillo, Matilde Ruiz-Linares, María Teresa Arias-Moliz, Alberto Rodríguez-Archilla and Pilar Baca

    Citation: Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 2015 22:1

    Content type: Research

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