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Oral spore-based probiotic supplementation was associated with reduced incidence of post-prandial dietary endotoxin, triglycerides, and disease risk biomarkers

Description: This article contains a study to determine if 30-d of oral spore-based probiotic supplementation could reduce dietary endotoxemia.
Date: January 26, 2017
Creator: McFarlin, Brian K.; Henning, Andrea L.; Bowman, Erin M.; Gary, Melody A. & Carbajal, Kimberly M.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Epigenetic reprogramming converts human Wharton's jelly mesenchymal stem cells into functional cardiomyocytes by differential regulation of Wnt mediators

Description: This article studies the differentiation of human Wharton's jelly mesenchymal stem cells into the cardiomyocyte lineage via epigenetic manipulations.
Date: May 24, 2017
Creator: Bhuvanalakshmi, G.; Arfuso, Frank; Kumar, Alan Prem; Dharmarajan, Arunasalam & Warrier, Sudha R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Extensive shared polymorphism at non-MHC immune genes in recently diverged North American prairie grouse

Description: This article investigates the patterns of shared polymorphism and selection at non-MHC immune genes in five grouse species from Centrocercus and Tympanuchus genera.
Date: January 25, 2017
Creator: Minias, Piotr; Bateson, Zachary W.; Whittingham, Linda A.; Johnson, Jeff A.; Oyler-McCance, Sara & Dunn, Peter O.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Tailoring seed oil composition in the real world: optimising omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid accumulation in transgenic Camelina sativa

Description: This article discusses the further tailoring of the seed oil profile to reduce the omega-6 content, and an evaluation of the performance of such GM plants under field conditions in terms of agronomic performance and the lipidomic profile of seed oil.
Date: July 26, 2017
Creator: Usher, Sarah; Han, Lihua; Haslam, Richard P.; Michaelson, Louise V.; Sturtevant, Drew; Aziz, Mina et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Association between CYP2D6 Genotypes and the Risk of Antidepressant Discontinuation, Dosage Modification and the Occurrence of Maternal Depression during Pregnancy

Description: This article investigates the association between CYP2D6 genotype and the risk of antidepressant discontinuation, dosage modification, and the occurrence of maternal CYP2D6, Antidepressants, Depression during pregnancy.
Date: July 17, 2017
Creator: Bérard, Anick; Gaedigk, Andrea; Sheehy, Odile; Chambers, Christina; Roth, Mark; Bozzo, Pina et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Tales of diversity: Genomic and morphological characteristics of forty-six Arthrobacter phages

Description: This article describes the isolation and genomic characterization of 46 phages from environmental samples at various geographic locations in the U.S. infecting a single Arthrobacter sp. strain.
Date: July 17, 2017
Creator: Klyczek, Karen; Bonilla, J. Alfred; Jacobs-Sera, Deborah; Adair, Tamarah; Afram, Patricia; Allen, Katherine G. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Genome Sequences of Five Streptomyces Bacteriophages Forming Cluster BG

Description: This article discusses the isolation of five novel phages, which were used to established the cluster BF, using Streptomyces griseus subsp. griseus strain ATcC 10137 as the host.
Date: July 13, 2017
Creator: Donegan-Quick, Richard; Gibbs, Zane A.; Amaku, Patricia O.; Bernal, Joshua T.; Boyd, Dana A. M.; Burr, Angela R. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Art therapy and music reminiscence activity in the prevention of cognitive decline: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Description: This article explores the feasibility of using art therapy and music reminiscence activity to improve the cognition of community living elderly with mild cognitive impairment.
Date: July 12, 2017
Creator: Mahendran, Rathi; Rawtaer, Iris; Fam, Johnson; Wong, Jonathan; Kumar, Alan PremSingapore Clinical Research Institute, Duke-NUS Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere University Hospital; Gandhi, Mihir et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Developmental transcriptomic analyses for mechanistic insights into critical pathways involved in embryogenesis of pelagic mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus)

Description: This article characterizes the developmental transcriptome of mahi-mahi by means of high throughput sequencing at three critical developmental stages.
Date: July 10, 2017
Creator: Xu, Elvis Genbo; Mager, Edward M.; Grosell, Martin; Stieglitz, John D.; Hazard, E. Starr; Hardiman, Gary et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Genetically engineered probiotic for the treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU); assessment of a novel treatment in vitro and in the PAHᵉⁿᵘ² mouse model of PKU

Description: This article describes the testing of a phenylalanine lyase gene from Anabaena variabilis (AvPAL) codon-optimized and cloned into a shuttle vector for expression in Lactobacillus reuteri 100-23C (pHENOMMenal).
Date: May 17, 2017
Creator: Durrer, Katherine E.; Allen, Michael S. & Hunt von Herbing, Ione
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Environmental vibrios represent a source of antagonistic compounds that inhibit pathogenic Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains

Description: This article predicts that marine-derived bacteria should inhibit Vibrio pathogens and may be a source of unique antibiotic compounds.
Date: March 10, 2017
Creator: Burks, David J.; Norris, Stephen; Kauffman, Kathryn M.; Joy, Abigail; Arevalo, Philip; Azad, Rajeev K. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

MALDI-MS Imaging of Urushiols in Poison Ivy Stem

Description: This article reports on the first analysis of urushiols in poison ivy stems by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization-mass spectrometry imaging (MALDI-MSI).
Date: April 29, 2017
Creator: Aziz, Mina; Sturtevant, Drew; Winston, Jordan; Collakova, Eva; Jelesko, John G. & Chapman, Kent D.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Erratum to: More Comprehensive Forensic Genetic Marker Analyses for Accurate Human Remains Identification Using Massively Parallel DNA Sequencing

Description: This article provides erratum for the article "More Comprehensive Forensic Genetic Marker Analyses for Accurate Human Remains Identification Using Massively Parallel DNA Sequencing," which incorrectly deleted an author from the author list.
Date: April 20, 2017
Creator: Ambers, Angie D.; Churchill, Jennifer D.; King, Jonathan L.; Stoljarova, Monika; Gill-King, Harrell; Assidi, Mourad et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Interactions between mitoNEET and NAF-1 in cells

Description: This article uses yeast two-hybrid to demonstrate through vivo bimolecular fluorescence complementation (BiFC), direct coupling analysis (DCA), RNA-sequencing, ROS and iron imaging, and single and double shRNA lines with suppressed mNT, NAF-1 and mNT/NAF-1 expression, that mNT and NAF-1 directly interact in mammalian cells and could function in the same cellular pathway.
Date: April 20, 2017
Creator: Karmi, Ola; Holt, Sarah H.; Song, Luhua; Tamir, Sagi; Luo, Yuting; Bai, Fang et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Morphology and cardiac physiology are differentially affected by temperature in developing larvae of the marine fish mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus)

Description: This article investigates the influence of water temperature on cardiac plasticity in developing mahi-mahi.
Date: April 18, 2017
Creator: Perrichon, Prescilla; Pasparakis, Christina; Mager, Edward M.; Stieglitz, John D.; Benetti, Daniel D.; Grosell, Martin et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Dry season limnological conditions and basin geology exhibit complex relationships with δ¹³C and δ¹⁵N of carbon sources in four Neotropical floodplains

Description: This article assesses the potential for basin geology and local limnological conditions to predict stable carbon and nitrogen isotope values of six carbon sources at multiple locations in four Neotropical floodplain ecosystems (Paranaá , Pantanal, Araguaia, and Amazon).
Date: March 30, 2017
Creator: Alves, Gustavo H. Zaia; Hoeinghaus, David; Manetta, Gislaine I. & Benedito, Evanilde
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A comparison of least squares regression and geographically weighted regression modeling of West Nile virus risk based on environmental parameters

Description: This article discusses the effectiveness of utilizing local spatial variations in environmental data to uncover the statistical relationships between West Nile Virus (WNV) risk and environmental factors.
Date: March 28, 2017
Creator: Kala, Abhishek K.; Tiwari, Chetan; Mikler, Armin R. & Atkinson, Samuel F.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Breast Cancer Stem-Like Cells Are Inhibited by Diosgenin, a Steroidal Saponin, by the Attenuation of the Wnt β-Catenin Signaling via the Wnt Antagonist Secreted Frizzled Related Protein-4

Description: This article describes findings that demonstrate the affect of diosgenin (DG) on inhibiting the resilient breast cancer stem cells (CSCs) which could provide a benchmark for the development of DG-based therapies in breast cancer treatment.
Date: March 20, 2017
Creator: Bhuvanalakshmi, G.; Basappa; Rangappa, Kanchugarakoppal S.; Dharmarajan, Arunasalam; Sethi, Gautam; Kumar, Alan Prem et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences