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Optimization of the medium composition for the submerged culture of Ganoderma lucidum by Taguchi array design and steepest ascent method
Abstract The operating conditions for a shake-flask culture of Ganoderma lucidum were studied. Of the carbon sources examined, brown sugar and malt extract most effectively promoted mycelial growthExpand
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Effect of conjugated linoleic acid supplementation on weight loss and body fat composition in a Chinese population.
OBJECTIVE Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has several benefits, including body fat reduction, as proved in animals. However, the results of CLA-induced body composition alterations in humans areExpand
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Optimization of glycerol feeding for clavulanic acid production by Streptomyces clavuligerus with glycerol feeding
Glycerol at 10–20 g l−1 increased clavulanic acid production by Streptomyces clavuligerus in shake-flask culture. The biosynthesis of clavulanic acid continued for longer by feeding glycerol andExpand
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Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for the Treatment of Type II Diabetes Mellitus in Chinese Patients with Body Mass Index of 25–35
BackgroundLaparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) can dramatically ameliorate type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in morbidly obese patients. However, there is little evidence supporting theExpand
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Preliminary Surgical Results of Single-Incision Transumbilical Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
BackgroundRecently, single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) has been used for bariatric procedures, and this surgery is considered a type of minimally invasive surgery. When SILS is performed viaExpand
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Optimizing Dynamic Multiresponse Problems Using the Dual-Response-Surface Method
Simultaneously optimizing a multiple-response problem in a dynamic system has taken on new significance due to the increasing complexity of product design. A procedure is proposed that initially usesExpand
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Pretreatment circulating monocyte count associated with poor prognosis in patients with oral cavity cancer
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the pretreatment total and differential leukocyte counts can predict the prognosis of patients with oral cavity cancer.
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Simultaneous carbon-nitrogen removal in wastewater using phosphorylated PVA-immobilized microorganisms
Abstract Acclimated sludge was immobilized by a previously developed phosphorylated polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) gel. The immobilized-cell reactor system was established in a 12-l continuous aerationExpand
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Surgical results of single-incision transumbilical laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
BACKGROUND Conventional laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) has been the reference standard for bariatric surgery but requires 5-7 trocar incisions. We have developed a newExpand
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A Novel Surgical Technique: Single-Incision Transumbilical Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Conventional laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is a gold standard for bariatric surgery, but the procedure requires five to seven incisions for placement of multiple trocars and thus mayExpand
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