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We generated draft genome sequences for two cold-adapted Archaea, Methanogenium frigidum and Methanococcoides burtonii, to identify genotypic characteristics that distinguish them from Archaea with a higher optimal growth temperature (OGT). Comparative genomics revealed trends in amino acid and tRNA composition, and structural features of proteins. Proteins(More)
AIM Enteroviruses are a common cause of childhood disease which may manifest in a variety of ways. Enterovirus 71 (EV71) is a subtype of enterovirus which can cause meningoencephalomyelitis resulting in neurological sequelae including lethargy, weakness, ataxia, sleep myoclonus, urinary retention and, in severe cases, cardiorespiratory collapse due to(More)
AIM To develop and evaluate an online educational package instructing paediatricians and trainees in the diagnosis and management of a first unprovoked seizure in children. METHODS The E-learning content was created following a comprehensive literature review that referenced current international guidelines. Rigorous consultation with local paediatric(More)
The majority of children and adolescents with epilepsy are managed in the community setting by general paediatricians. However, there is a paucity of practical, relevant information and standardised management documents assisting paediatricians. In the era of sub-specialisation, an electronic educational resource developed by specialists in epilepsy and(More)
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