Mohammad Shohel Rana Siddiki

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The presence of toxic metals in drinking water has hazardous effects on human health. This study was conducted to develop GFP-based-metal-binding biosensors for on-site assay of toxic metal ions. GFP-tagged ArsR and CadC proteins bound to a cis element, and lost the capability of binding to it in their As- and Cd-binding conformational states, respectively.(More)
Environmental toxic metals cause serious global public health problems. On-site monitoring protects people from exposure to such harmful elements. In this study, the bacterial transcriptional switches were applied to monitoring of toxic metals. ArsR and CadC, trans factors of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus, were fused to GFP. The fusion(More)
BACKGROUND From a human health viewpoint, contaminated milk and its products could be a source of long-term exposure to toxic metals. Simple, inexpensive, and on-site assays would enable constant monitoring of their contents. Bioassays that can measure toxic metals in milk or yoghurt might reduce the risk. For this purpose, the green fluorescent protein(More)
This experiment assessed the quality of Rossogolla (Balish) manufactured in the laboratory and collected from Netrokona district. Four types of Rossogolla, (A) Laboratory made Rossogolla, (B) Rossogolla from Mukti Mistanno vander, (C) Rossogolla from Gwyneth Mistanno vander, (D) Rossogolla from Khan Mistanno vander were used in this experiment. Quality of(More)
Jungle Crows (Corvus macrorhynchos) prefer human habitats because of their versatility in feeding accompanied with human food consumption. Therefore, it is important from a public health viewpoint to characterize their intestinal microbiota. However, no studies have been involved in molecular characterization of the microbiota based on huge and reliable(More)
Recombinant Rhodopseudomonas palustris, harboring the carotenoid-metabolizing gene crtI (CrtIBS), and whose color changes from greenish yellow to red in response to inorganic As(III), was cultured in transparent microplate wells illuminated with a light emitting diode (LED) array. The cells were seen to grow better under near-infrared light, when compared(More)
Transcriptional switches regulate gene expression in response to environmental changes surrounding cell. Many studies have focused on two fundamentally different models of transcriptional control by bacterial metalloregulatory protein. Distortion of the DNA fragment including cis-element, to which the trans-acting factor MerR binds, is accepted as the(More)
Green fluorescent protein-tagged sensor proteins, ArsR-GFP and CadC-GFP, have been produced as biosensors for simple and low-cost quantification of As(III) or Cd(II). In this study, the sensor protein-promoter DNA complexes were reconstructed on the surfaces of magnetic particles of different sizes. After the surface modification all the particles could be(More)
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