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Change detection from remotely sensed images: From pixel-based to object-based approaches
The appetite for up-to-date information about earth’s surface is ever increasing, as such information provides a base for a large number of applications, including local, regional and globalExpand
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Intron-flanking EST–PCR markers: from genetic marker development to gene structure analysis in Rhododendron
With a long-term goal of constructing a linkage map of Rhododendron enriched with gene-specific markers, we utilized Rhododendron catawbiense ESTs for the development of high-efficiency (in terms ofExpand
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Characterization and biotoxicity of Hypnea musciformis-synthesized silver nanoparticles as potential eco-friendly control tool against Aedes aegypti and Plutella xylostella.
Two of the most important challenges facing humanity in the 21st century comprise food production and disease control. Eco-friendly control tools against mosquito vectors and agricultural pests areExpand
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Structural Basis of Chemokine Sequestration by CrmD, a Poxvirus-Encoded Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor
Pathogens have evolved sophisticated mechanisms to evade detection and destruction by the host immune system. Large DNA viruses encode homologues of chemokines and their receptors, as well asExpand
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Altered precipitation seasonality impacts the dominant fungal but rare bacterial taxa in subtropical forest soils
How soil microbial communities respond to precipitation seasonality change remains poorly understood, particularly for warm-humid forest ecosystems experiencing clear dry-wet cycles. We conducted aExpand
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Hydrothermal synthesis of titanium dioxide nanoparticles: mosquitocidal potential and anticancer activity on human breast cancer cells (MCF-7)
Mosquito vectors (Diptera: Culicidae) are responsible for transmission of serious diseases worldwide. Mosquito control is being enhanced in many areas, but there are significant challenges, includingExpand
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Fighting arboviral diseases: low toxicity on mammalian cells, dengue growth inhibition (in vitro), and mosquitocidal activity of Centroceras clavulatum-synthesized silver nanoparticles
Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidly spread in all regions of the world in recent years. Female mosquitoes, mainly Aedes aegypti, transmit dengue. Approximately 3,900 millionExpand
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DNA barcoding and molecular evolution of mosquito vectors of medical and veterinary importance
Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) are a key threat for millions of people worldwide, since they act as vectors for devastating pathogens and parasites. The standard method of utilisation ofExpand
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Nanoparticles in the fight against mosquito-borne diseases: bioactivity of Bruguiera cylindrica-synthesized nanoparticles against dengue virus DEN-2 (in vitro) and its mosquito vector Aedes aegypti
Mosquitoes are blood-feeding insects serving as the most important vectors for spreading human pathogens and parasites. Dengue is a viral disease mainly vectored through the bite of Aedes mosquitoes.Expand
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MC3T3-E1 preosteoblast cell-mediated mineralization of hydroxyapatite by poly-dopamine-functionalized graphene oxide
We report a biomimetic mineralization of hydroxyapatite induced by poly-dopamine-functionalized reduced graphene oxide (RGO-PDA). Graphene oxide was first simultaneously reduced and surfaceExpand
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