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  1. Content type: Erratum

    Upon publication of the original manuscript (Tchepmo Djomegni 2016), the author noticed that he had confused the manuscript with an extension version in which he is the sole author. Prof. Kesh Govinder also contr...

    Authors: P. M. Tchepmo Djomegni and Keshlan Sathasiva Govinder

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2018 5:2121

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    The original article was published in SpringerPlus 2016 5:917

  2. Content type: Research

    Bagridae is an important family of catfishes and has a high market demand. Recently, more cultivable Bagridae fishes are being exploited in China, and hybridization of some species has been carried out to achi...

    Authors: Hongwei Liang, Shanshan Guo, Xiangzhong Luo, Zhong Li and Guiwei Zou

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2115

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  3. Content type: Research

    Only drafts of regulatory guidelines for the registration of biosimilars are available in Lebanon. We analyzed the results of a regional survey conducted in Lebanon to understand the impact of different parame...

    Authors: Fadi Farhat, Ahmad Othman, Fadi el Karak and Joseph Kattan

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2113

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  4. Content type: Research

    Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is an advance microscopic technique that provides three dimensional structures of cell surfaces with high resolution. In the present study AFM was used for comparative analysis of...

    Authors: Bassamah Hanif, Nusrat Jamil and Muhammad Raza Shah

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2112

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  5. Content type: Case study

    The comprehension of legacy codes is difficult to understand. Various commercial reengineering tools are available that have unique working styles, and are equipped with their inherent capabilities and shortco...

    Authors: Rashmi Yadav, Ravindra Patel and Abhay Kothari

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2111

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  6. Content type: Research

    Bovine Mx2 gene sequences were already reported, but further information about the gene properties is not yet available. The objective of the current study was to elucidate the structural properties of the bovine...

    Authors: H. A. E. Babiker, T. Saito, Y. Nakatsu, S. Takasuga, M. Morita, Y. Sugimoto, J. Ueda and T. Watanabe

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2109

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  7. Content type: Case study

    Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is one of the causes of a postural headache in young people. In this study, the diagnosis and treatment results of a case of intracranial hypotension headache due to spinal...

    Authors: Yake Zheng, Yajun Lian, Chuanjie Wu, Chen Chen, Haifeng Zhang and Peng Zhao

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2108

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  8. Content type: Research

    This study intends to investigate the correlations of miR-124a and miR-30d with clinicopathological features of breast cancer (BC) patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). A total of 72 BC patients with ...

    Authors: Yu-Ling Han, Xian-E. Cao, Ju-Xun Wang, Chun-Ling Dong and Hong-Tao Chen

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2107

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  9. Content type: Research

    Cyphomandra betacea (C. betacea) belongs to the Solanaceae family. This study was aimed to evaluate the anti-proliferative of C.betacea crude extract against selected cancer cell lines...

    Authors: Maisarah Abdul Mutalib, Faisal Ali, Fauziah Othman, Rajesh Ramasamy and Asmah Rahmat

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2105

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  10. Content type: Research

    Pharmacokinetic studies are vital in development and optimization of drugs. While blood samples can be collected either in EDTA, heparin or citrate containing tubes for the estimation of drug levels in plasma,...

    Authors: Preeti Kulkarni, Ashwin Karanam, Murari Gurjar, Sagar Dhoble, Arvind B. Naik, Bhaskar H. Vidhun and Vikram Gota

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2102

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  11. Content type: Research

    Electromyography (EMG) signals recorded from healthy, myopathic, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) subjects are nonlinear, non-stationary, and similar in the time domain and the frequency domain. Therefo...

    Authors: Patcharin Artameeyanant, Sivarit Sultornsanee and Kosin Chamnongthai

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2101

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  12. Content type: Research

    Saliva, a mixture of exocrinally secretive fluids, amounts to ~1.5 L daily and harbors numerous microbial inhabitants. However, except the organismal structure of saliva microbiota, the functional profile of ...

    Authors: Fang Yang, Kang Ning, Xiaowei Zeng, Qian Zhou, Xiaoquan Su and Xiao Yuan

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2098

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  13. Content type: Research

    Software development processes are often performed by distributed teams which may be separated by great distances. Global software development (GSD) has undergone a significant growth in recent years. The chal...

    Authors: Juan M. Carrillo de Gea, Joaquín Nicolás, José L. Fernández-Alemán, Ambrosio Toval and Ali Idri

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2097

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  14. Content type: Research

    In this paper existence and uniqueness of twelfth degree spline is proved with application to quadrature. This formula is in the class of splines of degree 12 and continuity order ...

    Authors: P. O. Mohammed and F. K. Hamasalh

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2096

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  15. Content type: Research

    Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is the first molecularly and clinically characterized genetic disease of lipid metabolism. It is an autosomal dominant disorder with significantly elevated levels of total ch...

    Authors: Ran Du, Liang-Liang Fan, Min-Jie Lin, Zhi-Jian He, Hao Huang, Ya-Qin Chen, Jing-Jing Li, Kun Xia, Shui-Ping Zhao and Rong Xiang

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2095

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  16. Content type: Research

    Sepsis is one of the most common diseases that seriously threaten human health. Although a large number of markers related to sepsis have been reported in the last two decades, the diagnostic accuracy of these...

    Authors: Yong Liu, Jun-huan Hou, Qing Li, Kui-jun Chen, Shu-Nan Wang and Jian-min Wang

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2091

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  17. Content type: Research

    Non-coaxial rotation has wide applications in engineering devices, e.g. in food processing such as mixer machines and stirrers with a two-axis kneader, in cooling turbine blades, jet engines, pumps and vacuum...

    Authors: Ahmad Qushairi Mohamad, Ilyas Khan, Zulkhibri Ismail and Sharidan Shafie

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2090

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  18. Content type: Review

    Methadone is commonly administered for chronic pain relief and treatment of opioid dependence. Concurrent with its increased consumption, toxicities and fatalities have increased. One of the adverse effects of...

    Authors: Samira Alinejad, Kazem Ghaemi, Mohammad Abdollahi and Omid Mehrpour

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2087

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  19. Content type: Review

    Rice breeding program needs to focus on development of nutrient dense rice for value addition and helping in reducing malnutrition. Mineral and vitamin deficiency related problems are common in the majority of...

    Authors: Anumalla Mahender, Annamalai Anandan, Sharat Kumar Pradhan and Elssa Pandit

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2086

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  20. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: Yuanjun Ma, Yali Miao, Zhuochun Peng, Johanna Sandgren, Teresita Díaz De Ståhl, Mikael Huss, Lena Lennartsson, Yanling Liu, Monica Nistér, Sten Nilsson and Chunde Li

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2084

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    The original article was published in SpringerPlus 2016 5:1861

  21. Content type: Case study

    Ceritinib is a second-generation anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) inhibitor. It inhibits two of the most common ALK-mutants that confer resistance to crizotinib. Ceritinib was approved by Food and Drug Admini...

    Authors: Hangping Wei, Fangming Du, Yifang Lu, Juan Wei and Xiaofang Dong

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2083

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  22. Content type: Research

    Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is a major adverse toxicity of cancer chemotherapy. Recommended treatments for prevention of CINV vary among published guidelines, and optimal care for CINV caus...

    Authors: Toshimichi Miya, Kunihiko Kobayashi, Mitsunori Hino, Masahiro Ando, Susumu Takeuchi, Masahiro Seike, Kaoru Kubota and Akihiko Gemma

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2080

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  23. Content type: Research

    Heavy metal contamination of aquatic environment has attracted global attention owing to its abundance, persistence, and environmental toxicity, especially in developing countries like Bangladesh. Five heavy m...

    Authors: Ai-jun Wang, Ahmed Kawser, Yong-hang Xu, Xiang Ye, Seema Rani and Ke-liang Chen

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2079

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  24. Content type: Research

    The moral hazards and poor public image of the insurance industry, arising from insurance agents’ unethical behavior, affect both the normal operation of an insurance company and decrease applicants’ confidenc...

    Authors: Na Zhang and Jian Zhang

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2078

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  25. Content type: Research

    Establishing a stand-alone cryogenic test stand is of vital importance to ensure the highly reliable and available operation of superconducting radio-frequency module in a synchrotron light source. Operating a...

    Authors: M. H. Chang, M. H. Tsai, Ch. Wang, M. C. Lin, F. T. Chung, M. S. Yeh, L. H. Chang, C. H. Lo, T. C. Yu, L. J. Chen and Z. K. Liu

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2077

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  26. Content type: Methodology

    The new method described here is highly efficient in transferring microinjected mouse eggs (MEs) through the bursa membrane of a surrogate mother mouse to the ampulla of the oviduct without damaging the blood ...

    Authors: Guang Wen, Jing Di, Qian Li, Jianling Chen, Ling Jin, Cheng Wang and Sanqing Xu

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2076

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  27. Content type: Research

    Accurate model of structural elements is necessary to model the foliage and fruit distributions in cultivated plants, both of them being key parameters for yield prediction. However, the level of details in ar...

    Authors: Fabio Takeshi Matsunaga, Jonas Barbosa Tosti, Armando Androcioli-Filho, Jacques Duílio Brancher, Evelyne Costes and Miroslava Rakocevic

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2075

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  28. Content type: Research

    Malnutrition in infants during weaning has been attributed to inappropriate complementary feeding practices and it underlies more than one-third of child mortality in Nigeria. Thus, addressing the influence o...

    Authors: Ekerette Emmanuel Udoh and Olukemi K. Amodu

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2073

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  29. Content type: Research

    1,3-Dipolar [3 + 2]-cycloaddition of nitrones to the carbon–carbon double bonds of methylenecyclopropanes yields a mixture of regioisomeric 4- and 5-isoxazolidines. The mechanisms of the reactions of N,C,C-trisub...

    Authors: Mary Mensah, Evans Elikem Amepetey, Richard Tia and Evans Adei

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2072

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