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Serum chloride levels in critical illness—the hidden story
(Springer International Publishing, 2018-04-13)
Development of novel genic microsatellite markers from transcriptome sequencing in sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.)
(BioMed Central, 2017-08-08)
Abstract Background Sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.) is a hardwood tree species native to northeastern North America and economically valued for its wood and sap. Yet, few ...
Efficiency of different strategies to mitigate ascertainment bias when using SNP panels in diversity studies
(BioMed Central, 2018-01-05)
Abstract Background Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) panels have been widely used to study genomic variations within and between populations. Methods of SNP discovery have ...
Heterologous co-expression of a yeast diacylglycerol acyltransferase (ScDGA1) and a plant oleosin (AtOLEO3) as an efficient tool for enhancing triacylglycerol accumulation in the marine diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum
(BioMed Central, 2017-07-17)
Abstract Background Microalgae are promising alternate and renewable sources for producing valuable products such as biofuel and essential fatty acids. Although this is the ...
General practitioners’ awareness of depressive symptomatology is not associated with quality of life in heart failure patients – cross-sectional results of the observational RECODE-HF Study
(BioMed Central, 2017-12-08)
Abstract Background Depression is a common comorbidity in patients with chronic heart failure (HF) and linked to a wider range of symptoms which, in turn, are linked to a ...
From somatic variants towards precision oncology: Evidence-driven reporting of treatment options in molecular tumor boards
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-15)
Abstract Background A comprehensive understanding of cancer has been furthered with technological improvements and decreasing costs of next-generation sequencing (NGS). However, ...
Accounting of GHG emissions and removals from forest management: a long road from Kyoto to Paris
(Springer International Publishing, 2018-01-03)
Abstract Background Forests have always played an important role in agreeing on accounting rules during the past two decades of international climate policy development. ...
Next-Generation Theranostic Agents Based on Polyelectrolyte Microcapsules Encoded with Semiconductor Nanocrystals: Development and Functional Characterization
(Springer US, 2018-01-25)
Abstract Fabrication of polyelectrolyte microcapsules and their use as carriers of drugs, fluorescent labels, and metal nanoparticles is a promising approach to designing theranostic agents. Semiconductor ...
The use of smartphones to influence lifestyle changes in overweight and obese youth with congenital heart disease: a single-arm study
(BioMed Central, 2017-11-15)
Abstract Background Both obesity and congenital heart disease (CHD) are risk factors for the long-term cardiovascular health of children and adolescents. The addition of smart ...
Quality of life after low-dose rate-brachytherapy for prostate carcinoma – long-term results and literature review on QLQ-C30 and QLQ-PR25 results in published brachytherapy series
(BioMed Central, 2018-01-22)
Abstract Background Patient-reported health-related quality of life (HRQOL) differs between treatment options for prostate carcinoma. Long-term HRQOL data in brachytherapy ...