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Conserved features of chronic stress across phyla: The effects of long-term stress on behavior and the concentration of the neurohormone octopamine in the cricket, Gryllus texensis
Many of the deleterious effects of chronic stress in vertebrates are caused by the long-term elevation of stress hormones. These negative effects are thought to be unavoidable by-products of… Expand
Characterization of the Trehalose Utilization Operon in Streptococcus mutans Reveals that the TreR Transcriptional Regulator Is Involved in Stress Response Pathways and Toxin Production.
Streptococcus mutans, the organism most frequently associated with the development of dental caries, is able to utilize a diverse array of carbohydrates for energy metabolism. One such molecule is… Expand
Precision Reengineering of the Oral Microbiome for Caries Management
Technological advancements have revolutionized our understanding of the complexity and importance of the human microbiome. This progress has also emphasized the need for precision therapeutics, as it… Expand
Caries-Associated Biosynthetic Gene Clusters in Streptococcus mutans
Early childhood caries (ECC) is a chronic disease affecting the oral health of children globally. This disease is multifactorial, but a primary factor is cariogenic microorganisms such as… Expand