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Isolation and characterization of a bat SARS-like coronavirus that uses the ACE2 receptor
The 2002–3 pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) was one of the most significant public health events in recent history. An ongoing outbreak of Middle East… Expand
Global transcriptome and gene regulation network for secondary metabolite biosynthesis of tea plant (Camellia sinensis)
BackgroundMajor secondary metabolites, including flavonoids, caffeine, and theanine, are important components of tea products and are closely related to the taste, flavor, and health benefits of tea.… Expand
Global Transcriptome Analysis Reveals Acclimation-Primed Processes Involved in the Acquisition of Desiccation Tolerance in Boea hygrometrica.
Boea hygrometrica resurrection plants require a period of acclimation by slow soil-drying in order to survive a subsequent period of rapid desiccation. The molecular basis of this observation was… Expand
FAST in Space: Considerations for a Multibeam, Multipurpose Survey Using China's 500-m Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST)
Having achieved "first light" immediately prior to the ceremony introducing it on 25 September 2016, China's 500-m aperture spherical radio telescope (FAST) is now being kept busy with commissions.… Expand
Physicochemical characteristics and microbial community evolution of biofilms during the start-up period in a moving bed biofilm reactor.
This study aimed to investigate biofilm properties evolution coupled with different ages during the start-up period in a moving bed biofilm reactor system. Physicochemical characteristics including… Expand
Introducing a single secondary alcohol dehydrogenase into butanol-tolerant Clostridium acetobutylicum Rh8 switches ABE fermentation to high level IBE fermentation
- Zongjie Dai, Hongjun Dong, Y. Zhu, Y. Zhang, Y. Li, Y. Ma
- Biology, Medicine
- Biotechnology for Biofuels
- 28 June 2012
BackgroundPreviously we have developed a butanol tolerant mutant of Clostridium acetobutylicum Rh8, from the wild type strain DSM 1731. Strain Rh8 can tolerate up to 19 g/L butanol, with solvent… Expand
Detection and characterization of three zoonotic viruses in wild rodents and shrews from Shenzhen city, China
Diverse species of rodents and shrews, which are abundant worldwide, harbor a variety of viruses; some of these are closely related to human viruses and possess zoonotic potential. Previously studies… Expand
Iron-catalyzed direct alkenylation of sp3(C–H) bonds via decarboxylation of cinnamic acids under ligand-free conditions
An example of highly efficient low-cost ferrocene-catalyzed decarboxylative C(sp2)–C(sp3) coupling reactions via C–H functionalization has been developed successfully. It is noteworthy that… Expand
Start-up of a spiral periphyton bioreactor (SPR) for removal of COD and the characteristics of the associated microbial community.
- Haidong Shangguan, J. Liu, Y. Zhu, Z. Tong, Y. Wu
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Bioresource technology
- 1 October 2015
Periphyton-based bioreactors are widely accepted for removing various pollutants from wastewater; however, the slow start-up and low efficiency in widely fluctuating temperatures limit its… Expand
Hierarchical mesoporous zeolites: direct self-assembly synthesis in a conventional surfactant solution by kinetic control over the zeolite seed formation.
By kinetic control over the zeolite seed formation, we report the direct fabrication of hierarchical mesoporous zeolites using hexadecyl trimethyl ammonium bromide (CTAB) as the soft template in a… Expand