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Partial characterization of extracellular polysaccharides produced by cyanobacterium Arthrospira platensis
In this study, the physico-chemical characteristics of extracellular polysaccharides (EPS) produced by Arthrospira platensis were evaluated. Elemental analysis and a bicinchoninic acid (BCA) reactionExpand
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Combined effect of temperature and light intensity on growth and extracellular polymeric substance production by the cyanobacterium Arthrospira platensis
The effects of light intensity and temperature on Arthrospira platensis growth and production of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) in batch culture were evaluated using a three-level,Expand
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Evaluation of cytotoxicity and biological activities in extracellular polysaccharides released by cyanobacterium Arthrospira platensis
ABSTRACT The aim of this work was to evaluate the cytotoxicity of Arthrospira platensis Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS) for colon cancer and kidney cell lines. Results showed that EPS wereExpand
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Partial characterization and antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of the aqueous extracellular polysaccharides from the thermophilic microalgae Graesiella sp.
BackgroundFor thousands of years, Tunisian geothermal water has been used in bathing. Indeed, thermal baths “Hammam” were recommended in the treatment of different type of illnesses as, for instance,Expand
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Myasthénie et hyperthyroïdie : à propos de deux observations
La prevalence de l’hyperthyroidie est plus importante chez les myastheniques que dans la population generale ; elle varie de 2 a 17,5 %. L’installation de la thyrotoxicose peut modifier le coursExpand
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Evaluation of sexual dysfunction in women with type 2 diabetes
Summary Objective To evaluate the impact of diabetes on female sexuality, by comparing the sexual function between diabetic women and non-diabetic women and to determine the causative factors ofExpand
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La tuberculose hypophysaire : à propos d’un cas
A travers une observation de tuberculose sellaire et suprasellaire revelee par un diabete insipide central, les auteurs rappellent la rarete de la tuberculose de cette region, sa physiopathologie,Expand
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Evaluation of Arthrospira platensis extracellular polymeric substances production in photoautotrophic, heterotrophic and mixotrophic conditions
The kinetic study of Arthrospira platensis extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) production under different trophic modes—photoautotrophy (100 μmol photons m−2 s−1), heterotrophy (1.5 g/LExpand
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Fatty acid composition of the thermophilic Gloeocapsa gelatinosa under different combinations of temperature, light intensity, and NaNO3 concentration
The combined effect of temperature, light intensity, and NaNO3 concentration on lipid biosynthesis and fatty acid composition was investigated for the thermophilic cyanobacterium GloeocapsaExpand
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Therapeutic properties in Tunisian hot springs: first evidence of phenolic compounds in the cyanobacterium Leptolyngbya sp. biomass, capsular polysaccharides and releasing polysaccharides
BackgroundIn Tunisia, the use of hot spring waters for both health and recreation is a tradition dating back to Roman times. In fact, thermal baths, usually called “Hammam” are recommended as aExpand
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