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Damage of yeast cells induced by pulsed light irradiation.
Antihypertensive activities of peptides derived from porcine skeletal muscle myosin in spontaneously hypertensive rats
This is the first report of antihypertensive activities of peptides derived from muscle proteins of domestic animals and their corresponding bioactive peptides might be utilized for physiologically functional foods.
A Multicenter Evaluation of Diagnostic Tools to Define Endpoints for Programs to Eliminate Bancroftian Filariasis
A six-country study assessing the performance of seven diagnostic tests for microfilariae, parasite antigen, and antifilarial antibody concluded that the ICT should be the primary tool recommended for decision-making about stopping MDAs.
Sensitive, specific, and rapid detection of Leishmania donovani DNA by loop-mediated isothermal amplification.
The LAMP technique detected 1 fg of L. donovani DNA, which was 10-fold more sensitive than a conventional polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and can be a better alternative to a conventional PCR, especially under field conditions.
A second peak of egg excretion in Strongyloides ratti-infected rats: its origin and biological meaning.
In Strongyloides ratti-infected rats, 2 peaks of egg excretion were observed; a large one with maximum egg production on days 7-8 of infection and a small more inconspicuous one around day 25 that was produced by adults in the caecum and the colon.
Evaluation of rK-39 strip test using urine for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in an endemic area in Bangladesh
The findings suggest that the urine based rK-39 test could be a practical and efficient tool for the diagnosis of VL patients in rural areas, particularly where resources are limited.