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Assessment of four DNA fragments (COI, 16S rDNA, ITS2, 12S rDNA) for species identification of the Ixodida (Acari: Ixodida)
BackgroundThe 5’ region of cytochrome oxidase I (COI) is the standard marker for DNA barcoding. However, COI has proved to be of limited use in identifying some species, and for some taxa, the codingExpand
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A pilot plant scale evaluation of a new process aid for enhancing chlorine efficacy against pathogen survival and cross-contamination during produce wash.
  • Y. Luo, X. Nou, +7 authors D. Shelton
  • Medicine, Biology
  • International journal of food microbiology
  • 17 August 2012
Developing food safety intervention technology that can be readily adopted by the industry often requires test conditions that match as closely as possible to those of commercial food processingExpand
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Effect of solids retention time and temperature on waste activated sludge hydrolysis and short-chain fatty acids accumulation under alkaline conditions in continuous-flow reactors.
The effects of solids retention time (SRT) and temperature on waste activated sludge (WAS) hydrolysis and short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) accumulation were investigated in a series of continuous-flowExpand
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Development of zein nanoparticles coated with carboxymethyl chitosan for encapsulation and controlled release of vitamin D3.
In this study, zein nanoparticles coated with carboxymethyl chitosan (CMCS) were prepared to encapsulate vitamin D3 (VD3). VD3 was first encapsulated into zein nanoparticles using a low-energy phaseExpand
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Encapsulation of indole-3-carbinol and 3,3'-diindolylmethane in zein/carboxymethyl chitosan nanoparticles with controlled release property and improved stability.
Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) and 3,3'-diindolylmethane (DIM) are two bioactive compounds from Cruciferous vegetables. The stability of these compounds is a major challenge for their pharmaceuticalExpand
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Recent development of chitosan-based polyelectrolyte complexes with natural polysaccharides for drug delivery.
  • Y. Luo, Q. Wang
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • International journal of biological…
  • 1 March 2014
Chitosan, as a unique positively charged polysaccharide, has been one of the most popular biopolymers for development of drug delivery systems for various applications, due to its promisingExpand
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Nanoparticles synthesized from soy protein: preparation, characterization, and application for nutraceutical encapsulation.
Nanoparticles were synthesized from soy protein, one of the most abundant and widely utilized plant proteins, for nutraceutical and drug encapsulation. The preparation process consisted ofExpand
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Dynamic effects of free chlorine concentration, organic load, and exposure time on the inactivation of Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli.
This study evaluated the dynamic effects of free-chlorine (FC) concentration, contact time, and organic load on the inactivation of Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and non-O157 ShigaExpand
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Solid lipid nanoparticles for oral drug delivery: chitosan coating improves stability, controlled delivery, mucoadhesion and cellular uptake.
The poor stability of solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN) under acidic condition resulted in large aggregation in gastric environment, limiting their application as oral delivery systems. In this study,Expand
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Purification and characterization of trypsin from the intestine of hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis niloticusxO.aureus).
Trypsin from the intestine of hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus x O.aureus) was purified by the following techniques: acetone precipitation, ammonium sulfate fractionation, Sephacryl S-200 gelExpand
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