Saidi Jaafar

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Oral streptococci such as Streptococcus gordonii are facultative anaerobes that initiate biofilm formation on tooth surfaces. An isolated S. gordonii::Tn917-lac biofilm-defective mutant contained a transposon insertion in an open reading frame (ORF) encoding a homolog of NosX of Ralstonia eutropha, a putative maturation factor of nitrous oxide reductase.(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of mutations in transforming growth factor beta 3 (TGFβ3) and Jagged2 genes and their association with nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CL±P) patients. DESIGN Cross-sectional study on nonsyndromic CL±P and noncleft patients. SETTING Reconstructive clinic and outpatient dental clinic, Hospital(More)
Two novel human leukocyte antigen (HLA) class II alleles have been identified in routine typing of bone marrow donors for the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry in Sydney, Australia. Sequence analysis of exon 2 of both the DQB1 and DRB1 genes revealed the novel polymorphism. A silent substitution of G to A at nucleotide position 210 has been identified(More)
This study examines the effect of alpha particles radioactive exposure on reproductive hormones such as LH, FSH, HCG, progesterone and estradiol, in order to investigate prevalence of infertility. Hormonal analysis done of the women blood samples and irradiated by radium source after then carried out the hormone testing. The results show a relationship(More)
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