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Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

  1. The matter of antimicrobial resistance evokes the urgency to explore alternatives to the antibiotics traditionally used for microbial infections. This study aimed to elucidate the mechanism of action of the an...

    Authors: Victorien Dougnon, Edna Hounsa, Hornel Koudokpon, Eric Agbodjento, Anny Afaton, Kevin Sintondji, Jean Robert Klotoe, Julien Segbo and Lamine Baba-Moussa

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:107

    Content type: Research

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  2. Endophytes are highly beneficial species of microbes that live in symbiosis with plant tissues in the setting. Endophytes are difficult to isolate in their natural environment, and they are understudied despit...

    Authors: Chijioke E. Ezeobiora, Nwamaka H. Igbokwe, Dina H. Amin and Udoma E. Mendie

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:103

    Content type: Review

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  3. Malaria is one of the tropical diseases of universal concern particularly with continuous appearance of resistant strains of P.falciparum. This calls for continous screening of traditional plants such that new an...

    Authors: Uchechi E. Enenebeaku, Nnamdi C. Ukwandu, Ifeyinwa C. Mgbemena, Harriet C. Nwigwe, Conrad K. Enenebeaku, Chidi E. Duru and Odangowei I. Ogidi

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:75

    Content type: Research

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  4. Rice forms a significant portion of food consumed in most household worldwide. Rice production has been hampered by soil factors such as ferruginousity which has limited phosphorus availability; an important m...

    Authors: Musa Saheed Ibrahim and Beckley Ikhajiagbe

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:70

    Content type: Research

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  5. The growing number of cases, severity and fatality of the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the fact that no cure has been found has made infected individuals especially in Africa, to resort to the consumption o...

    Authors: Chidi Edbert Duru, Ijeoma Akunna Duru and Abayomi Emmanuel Adegboyega

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:57

    Content type: Research

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  6. The identification of banana cultivars genome is needed to provide a valid identity from the accession of bananas which are used as basic data in the management of in situ and ex situ banana conservation as we...

    Authors: Rasyadan T. Probojati, Dwi Listyorini, Sulisetijono Sulisetijono and Didik Wahyudi

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:33

    Content type: Research

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  7. This study was aimed to determine the prevalence of qnr genes among fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli (FREC) isolates from Nigeria. Antimicrobial susceptibility testing was performed by disc diffusion te...

    Authors: Chibuzor M. Nsofor, Mirabeau Y. Tattfeng and Chijioke A. Nsofor

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2021 45:26

    Content type: Research

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  8. Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) is a destructive viral disease in many countries including Egypt; it causes severe economic losses in banana crop. Recently, nanotechnology was used to generate resistance against p...

    Authors: Heba A. Mahfouze, Noha K. El-Dougdoug and Sherin A. Mahfouze

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:199

    Content type: Research

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  9. COVID-19, a pandemic declared by WHO, has infected about 39.5 million and killed about 1.1 million people throughout the world. There is the urgent need of more studies to identify the novel drug targets and t...

    Authors: Rahul Kunwar Singh, Brijesh Singh Yadav and Tribhuvan Mohan Mohapatra

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:193

    Content type: Review

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  10. The role of mouse mammary tumor-like virus (MMTV-like virus) in human breast cancer (BC) has already been widely investigated worldwide with conflicting results. Although the researchers tried to establish the...

    Authors: Yasir Hameed, Muhammad Usman and Mukhtiar Ahmad

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:183

    Content type: Research

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  11. α-Galactosidase is widely used in various biotechnological applications such as food processing, beet sugar, the pulp and paper industries, synthesis of oligosaccharides by trans-galactosylation, hydraulic fra...

    Authors: Naganagouda Kote, A. C. Manjula, T. Vishwanatha and Aravind Gouda G. Patil

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:168

    Content type: Research

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  12. The K1, K2, and K28 toxins are usually encoded by several cytoplasmically genetic satellite dsRNAs (M1, M2, and M28), which are encapsulated with virus-like particles (VLPs) and reliant on an additional assemb...

    Authors: Najwa Mohammed Jameel Ali Abu-Mejdad, Adnan I. Al-Badran, Abdullah H. Al-Saadoon and Mohammed Hussein Minati

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:162

    Content type: Research

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  13. This study was conducted to estimate the antifungal activity and efficiency of purified killer toxins (TK and WK) produced by Torulaspora delbrueckii and Wickerhamomyces anomalus as alternative drugs of resistant...

    Authors: Najwa Mohammed Jameel Ali Abu-Mejdad, Abdullah H. Al-Saadoon, Adnan I. Al-Badran and Mohammed Hussein Minati

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:148

    Content type: Research

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  14. The present study evaluated levels of polymerization of deoxygenated sickle hemoglobin molecules (poly-dHbS-M) in the presence of fractionated leaf extracts of Anacardium occidentale Linn., Psidium guajava Linn.,...

    Authors: Paul C. Chikezie, Raphael C. Ekeanyanwu and Adaeze B. Chile-Agada

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:135

    Content type: Research

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  15. The reoccurrence of the resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to available drugs/medications has mandated for the development of more effective anti-tubercular agents with efficient activities. Therefor...

    Authors: Shola Elijah Adeniji, David Ebuka Arthur, Mustapha Abdullahi and Olajumoke Bosede Adalumo

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:132

    Content type: Research

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  16. α-Amylase randomly hydrolyzes starch molecule to produce oligosaccharides of different chain length. It is among the most significant hydrolytic enzymes used in industrial applications. Enzyme immobilization i...

    Authors: Mohamed A. A. Abdella, Gamal M. El-Sherbiny, Aliaa R. El-Shamy, Sherien M. M. Atalla and Samia A. Ahmed

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2020 44:40

    Content type: Research

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  17. Maize is one of the important cereal food crops in the world. High temperature stress causes adverse influence on plant growth. When plants are exposed to high temperatures, they produce heat shock proteins (H...

    Authors: Mahmoud Hussien Abou-Deif, Mohamed Abdel-Salam Rashed, Kamal Mohamed Khalil and Fatma El-Sayed Mahmoud

    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2019 43:199

    Content type: Research

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