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Neanderthal behaviour, diet, and disease inferred from ancient DNA in dental calculus
Recent genomic data have revealed multiple interactions between Neanderthals and modern humans, but there is currently little genetic evidence regarding Neanderthal behaviour, diet, or disease. Here… Expand
Late Quaternary environments and prehistoric occupation in the lower White Nile valley, central Sudan
Abstract Despite the major contributions provided over fifty years ago by A.J. Arkell and J.D. Tothill to our understanding of late Quaternary environments and prehistoric occupation near the… Expand
Molecular cloning, purification, and serological characterization of MPT63, a novel antigen secreted by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
- C. Manca, K. Lyashchenko, H. Wiker, D. Usai, R. Colangeli, M. Gennaro
- Biology, Medicine
- Infection and immunity
Proteins that are actively secreted by Mycobacterium tuberculosis generate immune responses in the infected host. This has prompted the characterization of protein components of mycobacterial culture… Expand
In vitro adherence of Staphylococcus epidermidis to polymethyl methacrylate and acrysof intraocular lenses.
PURPOSE To investigate the adherence of one clinically relevant ocular isolate of Staphylococcus epidermidis to polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) and Acrysof (Alcon Surgical, Fort Worth, TX) intraocular… Expand
Dental Calculus Reveals Unique Insights into Food Items, Cooking and Plant Processing in Prehistoric Central Sudan
Accessing information on plant consumption before the adoption of agriculture is challenging. However, there is growing evidence for use of locally available wild plants from an increasing number of… Expand
Adhesive properties of environmental Vibrio alginolyticus strains to biotic and abiotic surfaces.
The ability of Vibrio alginolyticus strains isolated from a bathing and fishing area (Khenis, Centre of Tunisia) to adhere to both biotic and abiotic surfaces was evaluated in the present work. The… Expand
In-vitro anti-Vibrio spp. activity and chemical composition of some Tunisian aromatic plants
The chemical composition of five aromatic plants (Mentha longifolia, M. pulegium, Eugenia caryophyllata, Thymus vulgaris and Rosmarinus officinalis) frequently used in food preparation in Tunisia was… Expand
Mesolithic Site Formation and Palaeoenvironment Along the White Nile (Central Sudan)
The Mesolithic period represents a key stage in the human history of Sudan, but its complexity is not yet fully understood. Since the beginning of prehistoric research in this region, efforts were… Expand
Microbotanical Evidence of Domestic Cereals in Africa 7000 Years Ago
- M. Madella, Juan José García-Granero, W. Out, Philippa Ryan, D. Usai
- Geography, Medicine
- PloS one
- 22 October 2014
The study of plant exploitation and early use of cereals in Africa has seen over the years a great input from charred and desiccated macrobotanical remains. This paper presents the results of one of… Expand
Preliminary report on the excavations at Wadi Shab, Area 1, Sultanate of Oman