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H7N9 Influenza Viruses Are Transmissible in Ferrets by Respiratory Droplet
H7N9 Adaptation Puzzling and alarming reports of an outbreak in early 2013 of human infections by a low-pathogenicity avian influenza virus has rocked the poultry industry in central eastern ChinaExpand
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Cloning of mpd gene from a chlorpyrifos-degrading bacterium and use of this strain in bioremediation of contaminated soil.
An effective chlorpyrifos-degrading bacterium (named strain YC-1) was isolated from the sludge of the wastewater treating system of an organophosphorus pesticides manufacturer. Based on the resultsExpand
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Phylogenetic diversity and metabolic potential of activated sludge microbial communities in full-scale wastewater treatment plants.
The activated sludge process is an essential process for treating domestic and industrial wastewaters in most wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs). This process consists of a mixture of general andExpand
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Two single mutations commonly cause qualitative change of nonspecific carboxylesterases in insects.
Carboxylesterases provide key mechanisms of resistance to insecticides, particularly organophosphates (OPs), in insects. One resistance mechanism is a qualitative change in the properties of aExpand
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Prevalence, genetics, and transmissibility in ferrets of Eurasian avian-like H1N1 swine influenza viruses
  • H. Yang, Y. Chen, +13 authors H. Chen
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 28 December 2015
Significance Animal influenza viruses continue to challenge human public health; surveillance of these viruses and evaluation of their pandemic potential are important for future influenza pandemicExpand
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Human Infection from Avian-like Influenza A (H1N1) Viruses in Pigs, China
In investigating influenza in an immunodeficient child in China, in December 2010, we found that the influenza virus showed high sequence identity to that of swine. Serologic evidence indicated thatExpand
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Vaccines Developed for H5 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in China
Abstract:  Since the first detection of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus from sick goose in Guangdong province in China in 1996, scientists in China started to develop vaccines for avianExpand
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Transcriptomic and phylogenetic analysis of Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus for three detoxification gene families
BackgroundThe genomes of three major mosquito vectors of human diseases, Anopheles gambiae, Aedes aegypti, and Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus, have been previously sequenced. C. p. quinquefasciatusExpand
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Surface display of MPH on Pseudomonas putida JS444 using ice nucleation protein and its application in detoxification of organophosphates
Methyl parathion hydrolase (MPH) has been displayed on the surface of microorganisms for the first time using only N‐ and C‐terminal domains of the ice nucleation protein (INPNC) from PseudomonasExpand
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H7N9 virulent mutants detected in chickens in China pose an increased threat to humans
Certain low pathogenic avian influenza viruses can mutate to highly pathogenic viruses when they circulate in domestic poultry, at which point they can cause devastating poultry diseases and severeExpand
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