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Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20). [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
SANTOS, A.A., SOLDATOU, S., FREITAS DE MAGALHÃES, V., AZEVEDO, S. M., CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., LAWTON, L. A. and EDWARDS, C. 2021. Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20). [Dataset]. Toxins [online], 13(4): cyanobacterial toxins: their occurrence, detection and removal, article 265. Available from: https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6651/13/4/265/s1

The presence of harmful algal bloom in many reservoirs around the world, alongside the lack of sanitation law/ordinance regarding cyanotoxin monitoring (particularly in developing countries), create a scenario in which the local population could pote... Read More about Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20). [Dataset].

Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20). (2021)
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SANTOS, A.A., SOLDATOU, S., FREITAS DE MAGALHÃES, V., AZEVEDO, S. M., CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., LAWTON, L. A. and EDWARDS, C. 2021. Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20). Toxins [online], 13(4): cyanobacterial toxins: their occurrence, detection and removal, article 265. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins13040265

Since conventional drinking water treatments applied in different countries are inefficient at eliminating potentially toxic cyanobacterial peptides, a number of bacteria have been studied as an alternative to biological filters for the removal of mi... Read More about Degradation of multiple peptides by microcystin-degrader Paucibacter toxinivorans (2C20)..

Current trends and challenges for rapid SMART diagnostics at point-of-site testing for marine toxins. (2021)
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DILLON, M., ZACZEK-MOCZYDLOWSKA, M.A., EDWARDS, C., TURNER, A.D., MILLER, P.I., MOORE, H., MCKINNEY, A., LAWTON, L. and CAMPBELL, K. 2021. Current trends and challenges for rapid SMART diagnostics at point-of-site testing for marine toxins. Sensors [online], 21(7), article 2499. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/s21072499

In the past twenty years marine biotoxin analysis in routine regulatory monitoring has advanced significantly in Europe (EU) and other regions from the use of the mouse bioassay (MBA) towards the high-end analytical techniques such as high-performanc... Read More about Current trends and challenges for rapid SMART diagnostics at point-of-site testing for marine toxins..

Effect of hydrogen peroxide on natural phytoplankton and bacterioplankton in a drinking water reservoir: mesocosm-scale study. (2021)
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SANTOS, A.A., GUEDES, D.O., BARROS, M.U.G., OLIVEIRA, S., PACHECO, A.B.F., AZEVEDO, S.M.F.O., MAGALHÃES, V.F., PESTANA, C.J., EDWARDS, C., LAWTON, L.A. and CAPELO-NETO, J. 2021. Effect of hydrogen peroxide on natural phytoplankton and bacterioplankton in a drinking water reservoir: mesocosm-scale study. Water research [online], 197, article 117069. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.117069

Cyanobacterial blooms are increasingly reported worldwide, presenting a challenge to water treatment plants and concerning risks to human health and aquatic ecosystems. Advanced oxidative processes comprise efficient and safe methods for water treatm... Read More about Effect of hydrogen peroxide on natural phytoplankton and bacterioplankton in a drinking water reservoir: mesocosm-scale study..

The essentials of marine biotechnology. (2021)
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ROTTER, A., BARBIER, M., BERTONI, F. et al. 2021. The essentials of marine biotechnology. Frontiers in marine science [online], 8, article 629629. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.629629

Coastal countries have traditionally relied on the existing marine resources (e.g., fishing, food, transport, recreation, and tourism) as well as tried to support new economic endeavors (ocean energy, desalination for water supply, and seabed mining)... Read More about The essentials of marine biotechnology..

Cell free Microcystis aeruginosa spent medium affects Daphnia magna survival and stress response. (2021)
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BOJADZIJA SAVIC, G., COLINET, H., BORMANS, M., EDWARDS, C., LAWTON, L.A., BRIAND, E. and WIEGAND, C. 2021. Cell free Microcystis aeruginosa spent medium affects Daphnia magna survival and stress response. Toxicon [online], 195, pages 37-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2021.03.009

Primary consumers in freshwater ecosystems, such as the zooplankton organism Daphnia magna, are highly affected by cyanobacteria, both as they may use it as a food source but also by cyanobacterial metabolites present in the water. Here, we investiga... Read More about Cell free Microcystis aeruginosa spent medium affects Daphnia magna survival and stress response..

Online full-parameter identification and SOC estimation of lithium-ion battery pack based on composite electrochemical-dual circuit polarization modeling. (2021)
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SHI, H., WANG, S., FERNANDEZ, C., YU, C., FAN, Y. and CAO, W. 2021. Online full-parameter identification and SOC estimation of lithium-ion battery pack based on composite electrochemical-dual circuit polarization modeling. IOP conference series: earth and environmental science [online], 675: proceedings of 5th Energy engineering and environmental protection international conference 2020 (EEEP 2020), 17-19 November 2020, [virtual conference], article 012192. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/675/1/012192

A new composite electrochemistry-dual circuit polarization model (E-DCP) is proposed by combining the advantages of various electrochemical empirical models in this paper. Then, the multi-innovation least squares (MILS) algorithm is used to perform o... Read More about Online full-parameter identification and SOC estimation of lithium-ion battery pack based on composite electrochemical-dual circuit polarization modeling..

Metformin and asarone inhibit HepG2 cell proliferation in a high glucose environment by regulating AMPK and Akt signaling pathway. (2021)
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DAS, B.K., KNOTT, R.M. and GADAD, P.C. 2021. Metformin and asarone inhibit HepG2 cell proliferation in a high glucose environment by regulating AMPK and Akt signaling pathway. Future journal of pharmaceutical sciences [online], 7, article 43. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s43094-021-00193-8

Background: Metabolic dysregulation is one of the hallmarks of tumor cell proliferation. Evidence indicates the potential role of the 5′adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) and protein kinase B/Akt signaling pathway in regulating c... Read More about Metformin and asarone inhibit HepG2 cell proliferation in a high glucose environment by regulating AMPK and Akt signaling pathway..

Comparative metabologenomics analysis of polar actinomycetes. (2021)
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SOLDATOU, S., ELDJÁRN, G.H., RAMSAY, A., VAN DER HOOFT, J.J.J., HUGHES, A.H., ROGERS, S. and DUNCAN, K.R. 2021. Comparative metabologenomics analysis of polar actinomycetes. Marine drugs [online], 19(2), article 103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/md19020103

Biosynthetic and chemical datasets are the two major pillars for microbial drug discovery in the omics era. Despite the advancement of analysis tools and platforms for multi-strain metabolomics and genomics, linking these information sources remains... Read More about Comparative metabologenomics analysis of polar actinomycetes..

Photoelectrochemical applications of electrochemical deposition of Ni2+-doped FeS2 thin films. (2021)
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PRABUKANTHAN, P., SREEDHAR, M., THAMARAISELVI, S., HARICHANDRAN, G., SEENUVASAKUMARAN, P., HANAFIAH, M.M. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2021. Photoelectrochemical applications of electrochemical deposition of Ni2+-doped FeS2 thin films. Journal of materials science: materials in electronics [online], 32(5), pages 6331-6343. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10854-021-05350-6

Different concentration (1–5 mol%) of Ni2+-doped FeS2 thin films were deposited by facile ECD technique. XRD pattern Ni2+ ion-doped FeS2 thin films were cubic structure with the high intensity plane (2 0 0). HRSEM images show that the undoped with 1–... Read More about Photoelectrochemical applications of electrochemical deposition of Ni2+-doped FeS2 thin films..

Hazardous cyanobacteria integrity response to velocity gradient and powdered activated carbon in water treatment plants. (2021)
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OLIVEIRA, S., CLEMENTE, A., MENEZES, I., GOIS, A., CARLOTO, I., LAWTON, L. and CAPELO-NETO, J. 2021. Hazardous cyanobacteria integrity response to velocity gradient and powdered activated carbon in water treatment plants. Science of the total environment [online], 773, article ID 145110. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145110

Although some studies have investigated the impact caused by chemicals used on water treatment (coagulants and oxidants) on cyanobacteria integrity, the isolated effect of shear stress during coagulation is still not fully understood. This study eval... Read More about Hazardous cyanobacteria integrity response to velocity gradient and powdered activated carbon in water treatment plants..

Rapid analytical methods for the microalgal and cyanobacterial biorefinery: application on strains of industrial importance. (2021)
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PALMER, J.S., LAWTON, L.A., KINDT, R. and EDWARDS, C. 2021. Rapid analytical methods for the microalgal and cyanobacterial biorefinery: application on strains of industrial importance. MicrobiologyOpen [online], 10(1), article number e1156. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/mbo3.1156

To realise the potential of microalgae in the biorefinery context, exploitation of multiple products is necessary for profitability and for bioproduct valorisation. Appropriate analytical tools are required for growth optimisation, culture monitoring... Read More about Rapid analytical methods for the microalgal and cyanobacterial biorefinery: application on strains of industrial importance..

Clinical benefits and costs of an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service. (2021)
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BUGEJA, S.J., STEWART, D. and VOSPER, H. [2021]. Clinical benefits and costs of an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2021.01.009

Background: The enrolment of patients to an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) service can be a means of mitigating financial burdens related to the provision of care and optimisation of hospital bed management. Objective: This study... Read More about Clinical benefits and costs of an outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy service..

A review of lifestyle and environment risk factors for pancreatic cancer. (2021)
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ZANINI, S., RENZI, S., LIMONGI, A.R., BELLAVITE, P., GIOVINAZZO, F. and BERMANO, G. 2021. A review of lifestyle and environment risk factors for pancreatic cancer. European journal of cancer [online], 145, pages 53-70. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2020.11.040

Pancreatic cancer (PaCa) is one of the deadliest cancers known and its incidence is increasing in the developed countries. Because of the lack of biomarkers that allow early detection and the tendency of the disease to be asymptomatic, the diagnosis... Read More about A review of lifestyle and environment risk factors for pancreatic cancer..

The complete genome sequence of Hafnia alvei A23BA: a potential antibiotic-producing rhizobacterium. [Dataset] (2021)
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AWOLOPE, O.K., O'DRISCOLL, N.H., DI SALVO, A. and LAMB, A.J. 2021. The complete genome sequence of Hafnia alvei A23BA: a potential antibiotic-producing rhizobacterium. [Dataset]. BMC research notes [online], 14, article number 8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-020-05418-2

Objectives: The urgent need for novel antibiotics cannot be overemphasized. Hafnia alvei A23BA was isolated from plant rhizosphere as part of an effort to recover novel antibiotic-producing bacterial strains from soil samples. The genome of the isola... Read More about The complete genome sequence of Hafnia alvei A23BA: a potential antibiotic-producing rhizobacterium. [Dataset].

Rapid uptake and slow depuration: health risks following cyanotoxin accumulation in mussels? (2020)
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CAMACHO-MUÑOZ, D., WAACK, J., TURNER, A.D., LEWIS, A.M., LAWTON, L.A. and EDWARDS, C. 2021. Rapid uptake and slow depuration: health risks following cyanotoxin accumulation in mussels? Environmental pollution [online], 271, article ID 116400. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.116400

Freshwater cyanobacteria produce highly toxic secondary metabolites, which can be transported downstream by rivers and waterways into the sea. Estuarine and coastal aquaculture sites exposed to toxic cyanobacteria raise concerns that shellfish may ac... Read More about Rapid uptake and slow depuration: health risks following cyanotoxin accumulation in mussels?.

Impact of rapeseed pomace extract on markers of oxidative stress and DNA damage in human SH‐SY5Y cells. (2020)
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POHL, F., GOUA, M., YATES, K., BERMANO, G., RUSSELL, W.R., MACIEL, P. and KONG THOO LIN, P. 2021. Impact of rapeseed pomace extract on markers of oxidative stress and DNA damage in human SH‐SY5Y cells. Journal of food biochemistry [online], 45(2), article e13592. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jfbc.13592

With increased longevity and subsequent rise in people with age-related neurodegenerative diseases, protection of neurons from oxidative stress damage has become an important field of study. For the first time, we highlight the neuroprotective proper... Read More about Impact of rapeseed pomace extract on markers of oxidative stress and DNA damage in human SH‐SY5Y cells..

A state-of-charge estimation method of the power lithium-ion battery in complex conditions based on adaptive square root extended Kalman filter. (2020)
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JIANG, C., WANG, S., WU, B., FERNANDEZ, C., XIONG, X. and COFFIE-KEN, J. 2021. A state-of-charge estimation method of the power lithium-ion battery in complex conditions based on adaptive square root extended Kalman filter. Energy [online], 219, article ID 119603. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2020.119603

The control strategy of electric vehicles mainly depends on the power battery state-of-charge estimation. One of the most important issues is the power lithium-ion battery state-of-charge (SOC) estimation. Compare with the extended Kalman filter algo... Read More about A state-of-charge estimation method of the power lithium-ion battery in complex conditions based on adaptive square root extended Kalman filter..

The power state estimation method for high energy ternary lithium-ion batteries based on the online collaborative equivalent modeling and adaptive correction-unscented Kalman filter. (2020)
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FAN, Y., WANG, S., JIANG, C. and FERNANDEZ, C. 2021. The power state estimation method for high energy ternary lithium-ion batteries based on the online collaborative equivalent modeling and adaptive correction-unscented Kalman filter. International journal of electrochemical science [online], 16(1), article ID 151020. Available from: https://doi.org/10.20964/2021.01.70

Accurate power state estimation plays an important role in the real-time working state monitoring and safety control of high energy lithium-ion batteries. To solve the difficulty and low accuracy problems in its real-time power state estimation under... Read More about The power state estimation method for high energy ternary lithium-ion batteries based on the online collaborative equivalent modeling and adaptive correction-unscented Kalman filter..

Anatoxin-a degradation by using titanium dioxide. (2020)
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KAMINSKI, A., EDWARDS, C., CHRAPUSTA-SREBRNY, E. and LAWTON, L.A. 2021. Anatoxin-a degradation by using titanium dioxide. Science of the total environment [online], 756, article ID 143590. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143590

Advanced oxidation processes, such as using titanium dioxide (TiO2) photocatalysis, are being developed to reduce or eliminate the toxicity of treated water. In this study, the removal of purified anatoxin-a (ANTX-a), live Dolichospermum flos-aquae c... Read More about Anatoxin-a degradation by using titanium dioxide..