Research Article

Biostatistical and mathematical analysis on Covid-19

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> An infectious disease caused by a novel coronavirus called COVID-19 has raged across the world since December 2019. The novel coronavirus first appeared in Wuhan, China, and quickly spread to Asia and now many countri...

Case Report

Ependymomas with extraneural metastasis to lung in children: A case report and literature review

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Ependymomas, which account for 10% of pediatric central nervous system (CNS) tumors,&nbsp; arise from the ependymal cells that line the cerebral ventricles and the central canal of the spinal cord. Extraneural metastasis to lung is rare for ependymomas p...

Commentary

Effective COVID-19 prevention and control in areas of ultra-dense population: Lessons from Macau SAR

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>In this paper we summarise, in chronological order, all COVID-19 preventive measures undertaken by the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) government during the first quarter of 2020. The information and narrative contained herein may be of useful to o...

Case Report

First cure case of 2019 novel coronavirus in Ningxia, China

<p>On January 19, 2020, a 28-year-old male presented to the hospital with a 2-day history of fever, occasional cough and headache. He disclosed that he worked in Wuhan [1], China (the center of novel coronavirus outbreak) and flew to Yinchuan on the day of admission.</p>

Opinion

To be and not to be: With wisdom and grace or stupidity and disgrace after the SARS-CoV2 outbreak

<p>The day before yesterday, it was shameful for some politicians, especially President Trump, to label SARS-CoV2 virus as discriminatory &ldquo;Chinese Virus&rdquo;. Politicians should be more professional and graceful, and distance themselves from the independence of the academy if s...

Mini Review

Progress of chemical components and biological activities of Fructus Amomi

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Fructus Amomi is &ldquo;one of the top four south authentic Traditional Chinese Plant Medicines&rdquo;, widely distributed in tropical and subtropical districts of China, such as Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, etc., which has ever been used in c...

Review Article

Pseudoephedrine protects mice from infection of H1N1 virus

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Ephedra, an ancient herb, is applied to treat common cold and influenza for such a long time in China. Pseudoephedrine is a main active ingredient from Ephedra which is used for relieving nasal congestion clinically. We previously reported that pseudoephedri...

Case Report

A case of Pulmonary Tuberculosis complicated by Pulmonary Thromboembolism

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>We report a case of pulmonary embolism complicated with pulmonary tuberculosis. A 48-year-old woman suffered from pulmonary tuberculosis more than 6 years without formal treatment. Recently, she went to hospital because of &ldquo;chest tightness and dysp...

Editorial

Convalescent plasma: a valid option in the treatment of COVID-19?

<p>In the late of 2019, there is an outbreak of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China. The patients appear respiratory symptoms, fever, and cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndro...

Research Article

Gender-specific associations of anthropometric measures of adiposity with blood pressure and hypertension in young Chinese Medical College Students

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Purpose:</strong> There are uncertainties about whether general or central obesity is the more important determinant for blood pressure and hypertension in young Chinese. We aim to investigate the association between adiposity measures an...

Case Report

Localized intrapulmonary desmoplastic mesothelioma: A case report

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Introduction:</strong> Desmoplastic Malignant Mesothelioma (DMM) is a rare histological subtype of sarcomatoid malignant mesothelioma arising most frequently in the pleura or peritoneum and less frequently in the lung parenchyma.</p>...

Research Article

Previous antibiotic treatment as a risk factor for recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>The incidence of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (RVVC) is extremely high. RVVC is likely to have a greater impact on patients. The aim of the study was to explore the risk factors of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (RVVC) in the tropical coastal area....

Research Article

Analysis of the characteristics of chinese traditional sports culture in the new period

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Through cultural consciousness, the characteristics of traditional Chinese sports culture in the new period are analyzed and studied, and the traditional Chinese sports culture in the new period has the following six characteristics: 1. Sports social model o...

Research Article

Cloning and Characterization of a Pseudo-Response Regulator 7 (PRR7) Gene from Medicago Sativa Involved In Regulating the Circadian Clock

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>The circadian clock is an endogenous molecular oscillator with a period of about 24 hours, which regulates the physiology and developmental processes of almost all higher plants. Pseudo-response regulators (PRRs) are an important part of the central clock os...

Research Article

Feasibility study on the evaluation of the effect of narrow-band CEChirp ASSR in the hearing fi eld after hearing aid in hearingimpaired children

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Objective Study:</strong> Whether the narrow-band CE-Chirp ASSR test in the sound field is an objective evaluation method for the hearing aid compensation effect, and whether there is a difference in children with different hearing loss l...

Research Article

Stability determination of candidate reference genes in cucumber plants subjected to stresses from Phytophthora melonis

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Stable reference genes are indispensable for ensuring the fidelity of determined gene expression levels. However, the expression levels of reference genes are unable to remain constant under all possible experimental conditions. Therefore, the stability dete...

Case Report

A serious pulmonary infection secondary to disseminated Strongyloidiasis in a patient with Nephrotic syndrome

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>We report a case involving infection with Strongyloides stercoralis found in the sputum of a 66-year-old male patient who had a medical history of nephrotic syndrome and was treated with methylprednisolone and monthly intravenous cyclophosphamide therapy 3 m...

Research Article

Stepwise regression modeling on the monitoring of separation of Salvianolate through macroporous resin chromatographic column using UV spectral data

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Aim:</strong> Study the monitoring method of separation of Salvianolate through macroporous resin chromatographic column using UV spectral data.</p> <p><strong>Method:</strong> HPLC was used to determine the con...

Mini Review

Advances in research of the structural gene characteristics of the aflatoxin biosynthetic gene cluster

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Aflatoxins, produced by <em>Aspergillus</em> spp., are strongly toxic and carcinogenic fungal secondary metabolites. Aflatoxin biosynthesis is a complex process and involves at least 30 genes clustered within an approximately 75 kB gene cluster.I...

Review Article

Effect of cement solidification on strength and leaching properties of Heavy Metals Contaminated Soil

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>This study investigated the effect of Portland cement on stabilization of heavy metal contaminated clayey soils that may give range of geo environemntal benefits. The absolute concentration of heavy metals: Lead (Pb), Zinc (Zn), Chromium (Cr), Cadmium (Cd) a...

Research Article

Exercise preserves pancreatic β-cell mass and function in obese OLETF rats

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Although exercise has been proposed to be beneficial to type 2 diabetes, its effects on &beta;-cell function and mass remain unclear. In the present study, the effects of long-term swimming training on the function and mass of &beta;-cells in diabeti...

Review Article

The properties of nonlinear excitations and verification of validity of theory of energy transport in the protein molecules

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Based on different properties of structure of helical protein molecules some theories of bio-energy transport along the molecular chains have been proposed and established, where the energy is released by hydrolysis of adenosine triphosphate (ATP). A brief s...

Review Article

Role of HECT ubiquitin protein ligases in Arabidopsis thaliana

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Ubiquitination is a kind of posttranslational modification of proteins in eukaryotes, and it plays an important role in the growth and development of organisms. The ubiquitination of proteins is a cascade enzymatic reaction involving three enzymes.&nbsp;...

Review Article

The bio-energy transport in the protein molecules and its experimental validations of correctness

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>The bio-energy released by the hydrolysis of adenosine triphosphate, which relate to plenty of life activities and is transported in a solution, and its theory of transport are first stated and built in helix protein molecule. In order to confirm and verify ...

Editorial

Unveiling the gut virome in human health and diseases

<h2>Introduction</h2> <p>Due to the advances in high-throughput sequencing technologies, the gut vriome is increasingly being perceived as one important component of the gut microbiome, where the number of viral biological entities is believed to far outcompetes that of the bact...

Review Article

Progresses of the Badminton equipment relate to exercise: Some training aspects

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> With the development of sports science and badminton equipment, the roles of badminton shoes, such as to alter lower - extremity biomechanical parameters, prevent sports injuries and enhance performance, were confirme...

Commentary

Comments for the Nuremberg Code 70 Years Later

<h2>Comments</h2> <p>The story of Nuremberg code in human experiments was evolved by a 70-year old historical link, aiming to provide an alert message for scientists in case of nonprovisional disaster caused by immoral human experiment. It played a safeguard role standing on the...

Research Article

Effects of Site Factors on the Clonal Growth of Phyllostachys bambusoides f. shouzhu Yi

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>In order to provide theoretical foundation for forestation of <em>Phyllostachys bambusoides</em> f. <em>shouzhu </em>Yi, the site factors, and the morphological character and biomass of standard bamboo were investigated in 16 sample s...

Case Report

Subacute infectious endocarditisassociated membranoproliferative glomerular nephritis: A Case Report and Review

<h2>ABSTRACT</h2> <p>We experienced a case of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) caused by subacute infectious endocarditis (SIE). A 57-year-old male farmer complained of fatigue, lack of appetite and gross haematuria for a month; he had no cough, chest pain, or exe...

Research Article

Wild-type Agrobacterium rhizogenesmediated gene transfer in plants: Agrobacterium virulence and selection of transformants

<h2>ABSTRACT</h2> <p><em>Agrobacterium rhizogenes</em>ATCC 15834 wild type strain was transformed with the binary vector pBI121 using the heat shock method. The transformed <em>Agrobacterium</em> was then tested for virulence through tobacco leaf explant ...

Research Article

Photocatalytic Degradation of Microcystins-LR over Mesoporous graphitic Carbon Nitride (mpg-CN)

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Mesoporous graphitic carbon nitrides (mpg-CN) were synthesized by a templating method using Ludox (SiO2) as hard template and guanidine hydrochloride (GndCl) as precursor, and were used as metal-free photocatalysts for microcystin-LR (MC-LR) degradation in a...

Review Article

Overview of Interferon: Characteristics, signaling and anticancer effect

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Interferons are multifunctional cytokines widely used in clinical settings as an anti-viral drug. In addition, interferon&rsquo;s exhibit anti-cancer and anti-bacterial effects. Nearly two thousand papers related to interferon are published each year, wh...

Editorial

Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio (NLR) in Peripheral Blood: A Novel and Simple Prognostic Predictor of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

<h2>Editorial</h2> <p>Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide, and almost accounts for 20% of these deaths, however, the cure rate is less than 10% [1]. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for approximately 85% of all cases of lung cancer [1],...

Research Article

Thermal Stress Analysis of a Continuous Rigid Frame Bridge

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Thermal stress of a continuous rigid frame bridge, based on the temperature gradient in Chinese bridge gauge, using a finite element analysis (FEA) method was investigated. First of all, the temperature effect of the whole bridge was analyzed, and the correl...

Research Article

Neutralizing scFv Antibodies against Infectious Bursal Disease Virus Isolated From a Nlpa-Based Bacterial Display Library

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Infectious bursal disease (IBD) considered as one of the major viral diseases threatening the poultry industry worldwide. The causative agent of the IBD is Infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) which replicates in developing B lymphocytes in the bursa of Fa...