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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28993982/comparative-assessment-on-the-expression-level-of-recombinant-human-follicle-stimulating-hormone-fsh-in-serum-containing-versus-protein-free-culture-media
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Seyedeh Hoda Jazayeri, Amir Amiri-Yekta, Hamid Gourabi, Baharak Abd Emami, Zahra Halfinezhad, Somayeh Abolghasemi, Nayeralsadat Fatemi, Abbas Daneshipour, Mohammad Hossein Ghahremani, Mohammad Hossein Sanati, Mohammad Reza Khorramizadeh
Production of recombinant pharmaceutical proteins has made a great contribution to modern biotechnology. At present, quick advances in protein expression lead to the enhancement of product quantity and quality as well as reduction in timescale processing. In the current study, we assessed the expression level of recombinant human follicle-stimulating hormone (rhFSH) in adherent and suspension Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cell lines by cultivation in serum-containing and chemically defined, protein-free media...
October 9, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28965203/assessment-of-carrot-callus-as-biofactories-of-an-atherosclerosis-oral-vaccine-prototype
#2
Dania O Govea-Alonso, Marlene A Tello-Olea, Josué Beltrán-López, Elizabeth Monreal-Escalante, Jorge A Salazar-Gonzalez, Bernardo Bañuelos-Hernández, Sergio Rosales-Mendoza
Atherosclerosis is a pathology leading to cardiovascular diseases with high epidemiologic impact; thus, new therapies are required to fight this global health issue. Immunotherapy is a feasible approach to treat atherosclerosis and given that genetically engineered plants are attractive hosts for vaccine development; we previously proved that the plant cell is able to synthesize a chimeric protein called CTB:p210:CETPe, which is composed of the cholera toxin B subunit (CTB) as immunogenic carrier and target epitopes from the cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP461-476) and apolipoprotein B100 (p210)...
September 30, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28921459/chimeric-virus-as-a-source-of-the-potato-leafroll-virus-antigen
#3
Eugene V Skurat, Konstantin O Butenko, Olga A Kondakova, Nikolai A Nikitin, Olga V Karpova, Yuri F Drygin, Joseph G Atabekov
Large quantities of potato leafroll virus (PLRV) antigen are difficult to obtain because this virus accumulates in plants at a low titer. To overcome this problem, we constructed a binary vector containing chimeric cDNA, in which the coat protein (CP) gene of the crucifer infecting tobacco mosaic virus (crTMV) was substituted for the coat protein gene of PLRV. The PLRV movement protein (MP) gene, which overlaps completely with the CP gene, was doubly mutated to eliminate priming of the PLRV MP translation from ATG codons with no changes to the amino acid sequence of the CP...
September 18, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28884294/a-concise-review-of-microrna-exploring-the-insights-of-microrna-regulations-in-bacterial-viral-and-metabolic-diseases
#4
REVIEW
Ahsan Naveed, Sajjad Ur-Rahman, Sabahat Abdullah, Muhammad Ammar Naveed
MicroRNA (miRNA) is a small section of ribonucleic acid (RNA) that reduces the protein formation by making the pair of the complementary piece of mRNA. The genes of miRNA are present as transcriptional or polycistronic units in the chromosomes. The cellular multiplication, separation and existence like the multitude of genetic functions are affected by miRNA. Nearly 50% of identified miRNA are located in the residence in the intronic part of the genes. The mature miRNA is yielded in two steps. Drosha and RNA-induced silencing complex are the catalysts that play an important role in miRNA synthesis...
September 7, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828714/genetic-engineering-a-possible-strategy-for-protein-energy-malnutrition-regulation
#5
REVIEW
Praveen Guleria, Vineet Kumar, Shiwani Guleria
Protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) has adversely affected the generations of developing countries. It is a syndrome that in severity causes death. PEM generally affects infants of 1-5 age group. This manifestation is maintained till adulthood in the form of poor brain and body development. The developing nations are continuously making an effort to curb PEM. However, it is still a prime concern as it was in its early years of occurrence. Transgenic crops with high protein and enhanced nutrient content have been successfully developed...
August 21, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28801881/transgenic-analysis-reveals-5-abbreviated-osrglp2-promoter-s-as-responsive-to-abiotic-stresses
#6
Shahzad Hussain Shah, Azka Noureen, Farah Deeba, Tasawar Sultana, Stefanie Dukowic-Schulze, Changbin Chen, Syed Muhammad Saqlan Naqvi
Germins and germin-like proteins are ubiquitous, expressed at various developmental stages and in response to various abiotic and biotic stresses. In this study, to functionally validate the OsRGLP2 promoter, 5' deletion analysis of the promoter sequences was performed and the deletion fragments fused with the β-glucuronidase (GUS) and green fluorescent protein reporter genes were used for transient expression in tobacco as well as for generating stable transgenic Arabidopsis plants. Very high level of GUS activity was observed in agroinfiltrated tobacco leaves by the construct carrying the P-1063 and P-565 when subjected to abiotic stresses...
August 11, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28801830/cloning-and-expression-analysis-of-human-amelogenin-in-nicotiana-benthamiana-plants-by-means-of-a-transient-expression-system
#7
Mattia Pegoraro, Slavica Matić, Barbara Pergolizzi, Luca Iannarelli, Andrea M Rossi, Marco Morra, Emanuela Noris
Enamel is the covering tissue of teeth, made of regularly arranged hydroxyapatite crystals deposited on an organic matrix composed of 90% amelogenin that is completely degraded at the end of the enamel formation process. Amelogenin has a biomineralizing activity, forming nanoparticles or nanoribbons that guide hydroxyapatite deposit, and regenerative functions in bone and vascular tissue and in wound healing. Biotechnological products containing amelogenin seem to facilitate these processes. Here, we describe the production of human amelogenin in plants by transient transformation of Nicotiana benthamiana with constructs carrying synthetic genes with optimized human or plant codons...
August 11, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28801725/optimization-of-soluble-expression-and-purification-of-recombinant-human-rhinovirus-type-14-3c-protease-using-statistically-designed-experiments-isolation-and-characterization-of-the-enzyme
#8
Georgia Antoniou, Irineos Papakyriacou, Christos Papaneophytou
Human rhinovirus (HRV) 3C protease is widely used in recombinant protein production for various applications such as biochemical characterization and structural biology projects to separate recombinant fusion proteins from their affinity tags in order to prevent interference between these tags and the target proteins. Herein, we report the optimization of expression and purification conditions of glutathione S-transferase (GST)-tagged HRV 3C protease by statistically designed experiments. Soluble expression of GST-HRV 3C protease was initially optimized by response surface methodology (RSM), and a 5...
August 11, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28799023/expression-of-cholesterol-hydroxylase-lyase-system-proteins-in-yeast-s-cerevisiae-cells-as-a-self-processing-polyprotein
#9
Vera S Efimova, Ludmila V Isaeva, Desislava S Makeeva, Mikhail A Rubtsov, Ludmila A Novikova
2A peptide discovered in Picornaviridae is capable of self-cleavage providing an opportunity to carry out synthesis of several proteins using one transcript. Dissociation in the 2A sequence during translation leads to the individual proteins formation. We constructed cDNA including genes of the bovine cholesterol hydroxylase/lyase (CHL) system proteins-cytochrome P450scc (CYP11A1), adrenodoxin (Adx) and adrenodoxin reductase (AdR), that are fused into a single ORF using FMDV 2A nucleotide sequences. The constructed vectors direct the expression of cDNA encoding polyprotein P450scc-2A-Adx-2A-AdR (CHL-2A) in Escherichia coli and Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
August 10, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28791615/molecular-approaches-for-manipulating-male-sterility-and-strategies-for-fertility-restoration-in-plants
#10
REVIEW
Pawan Shukla, Naveen Kumar Singh, Ranjana Gautam, Israr Ahmed, Deepanker Yadav, Akanksha Sharma, Pulugurtha Bharadwaja Kirti
Usable pollination control systems have proven to be effective system for the development of hybrid crop varieties, which are important for optimal performance over varied environments and years. They also act as a biocontainment to check horizontal transgene flow. In the last two decades, many genetic manipulations involving genes controlling the production of cytotoxic products, conditional male sterility, altering metabolic processes, post-transcriptional gene silencing, RNA editing and chloroplast engineering methods have been used to develop a proper pollination control system...
August 8, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28791613/oleic-acid-enhances-dengue-virus-but-not-dengue-virus-like-particle-production-from-mammalian-cells
#11
Suwipa Ramphan, Sathiporn Suksathan, Nitwara Wikan, Puey Ounjai, Kanpong Boonthaworn, Poramate Rimthong, Tapanee Kanjanapruthipong, Suchin Worawichawong, Anan Jongkaewwattana, Nuttaporn Wongsiriroj, Duncan R Smith
Despite the recent introduction of a commercial vaccine, the mosquito-transmitted dengue virus is still a worldwide public health problem. Based on the live attenuated vaccine strategy, the commercial vaccine has a less than optimal protective profile. Virus-like particles (VLPs) offer an attractive alternate vaccination strategy due to the effectively native presentation of epitopes in the absence of any infectious genetic material. However, the production of amounts of VLP in a platform that can support commercial development remains a major obstacle...
August 8, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688042/erratum-to-species-specific-detection-of-mycosphaerella-polygoni-cuspidati-as-a-biological-control-agent-for-fallopia-japonica-by-pcr-assay
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Daisuke Kurose, Naruto Furuya, Tetsuya Saeki, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Seiya Tsushima, Marion K Seier
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28676913/co-expression-of-beta-glucosidase-and-laccase-in-trichoderma-reesei-by-random-insertion-with-enhanced-filter-paper-activity
#13
Ruowen Wang, Jing Yang, Guoqing Zhang, Yapeng Chao, Zhimin Li, Qin Ye, Shijun Qian
Trichoderma reesei strain Rut-C30 was modified with enhanced beta-glycosidase (BGL) activity to balance the cellulase system and generated laccase (LAC) protein for lignin degradation. Initially, the binary plasmid p1300-w1 was constructed to express T. reesei bgl2 under the control of promoter P pki and T-nos terminator. Random insertion was performed via Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation. A total of 353 mutants were obtained, and 34PTrb2 was exceptionally stable with increased FPA and BGL activity after screening for extracellular enzyme activity...
August 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28674943/host-induced-silencing-of-pathogenicity-genes-enhances-resistance-to-fusarium-oxysporum-wilt-in-tomato
#14
Poonam Bharti, Poonam Jyoti, Priya Kapoor, Vandana Sharma, V Shanmugam, Sudesh Kumar Yadav
This study presents a novel approach of controlling vascular wilt in tomato by RNAi expression directed to pathogenicity genes of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici. Vascular wilt of tomato caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici leads to qualitative and quantitative loss of the crop. Limitation in the existing control measures necessitates the development of alternative strategies to increase resistance in the plants against pathogens. Recent findings paved way to RNAi, as a promising method for silencing of pathogenicity genes in fungus and provided effective resistance against fungal pathogens...
August 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28667571/extracellular-secretion-of-phytase-from-transgenic-wheat-roots-allows-utilization-of-phytate-for-enhanced-phosphorus-uptake
#15
Samreen Mohsin, Asma Maqbool, Mehwish Ashraf, Kauser Abdulla Malik
A significant portion of organic phosphorus comprises of phytates which are not available to wheat for uptake. Hence for enabling wheat to utilize organic phosphorus in form of phytate, transgenic wheat expressing phytase from Aspergillus japonicus under barley root-specific promoter was developed. Transgenic events were initially screened via selection media containing BASTA, followed by PCR and BASTA leaf paint assay after hardening. Out of 138 successfully regenerated To events, only 12 had complete constructs and thus further analyzed...
August 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28667570/molecular-cloning-expression-and-characterization-of-oenococcus-oeni-priming-glycosyltransferases
#16
Maria Dimopoulou, Olivier Claisse, Lucie Dutilh, Cécile Miot-Sertier, Patricia Ballestra, Patrick M Lucas, Marguerite Dols-Lafargue
Oenococcus oeni is the main bacterial species that drives malolactic fermentation in wine. Most O. oeni strains produce capsular exopolysaccharides (EPS) that may contribute to protect them in the wine hostile environment. In O. oeni genome sequences, several genes are predicted to encode priming glycosyltransferases (pGTs). These enzymes are essential for EPS formation as they catalyze the first biosynthetic step through the formation of a phosphoanhydride bond between a hexose-1-phosphate and a lipid carrier undecaprenyl phosphate...
August 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28664508/correlation-between-expression-of-recombinant-proteins-and-abundance-of-h3k4me3-on-the-enhancer-of-human-cytomegalovirus-major-immediate-early-promoter
#17
Benjamin P C Soo, Julian Tay, Shirelle Ng, Steven C L Ho, Yuansheng Yang, Sheng-Hao Chao
Role of epigenetic regulation in the control of gene expression is well established. The impact of several epigenetic mechanisms, such as DNA methylation and histone acetylation, on recombinant protein production in mammalian cells has been investigated recently. Here we investigate the correlation between the selected epigenetic markers and five trastuzumab biosimilar-producing Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cell lines in which the expression of trastuzumab is driven by human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) major immediate-early (MIE) promoter...
August 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28631058/expression-and-characterization-of-glucose-oxidase-from-aspergillus-niger-in-yarrowia-lipolytica
#18
Fatemeh Khadivi Derakshan, Farshad Darvishi, Mehrouz Dezfulian, Catherine Madzak
Glucose oxidase (GOX) is currently used in clinical, pharmaceutical, food and chemical industries. The aim of this study was expression and characterization of Aspergillus niger glucose oxidase gene in the yeast Yarrowia lipolytica. For the first time, the GOX gene of A. niger was successfully expressed in Y. lipolytica using a mono-integrative vector containing strong hybrid promoter and secretion signal. The highest total glucose oxidase activity was 370 U/L after 7 days of cultivation. An innovative method was used to cell wall disruption in current study, and it could be recommended to use for efficiently cell wall disruption of Y...
August 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28721592/construction-purification-and-characterization-of-a-homodimeric-granulocyte-colony-stimulating-factor
#19
Gitana Mickiene, Indre Dalgediene, Zilvinas Dapkunas, Gintautas Zvirblis, Henrikas Pesliakas, Algirdas Kaupinis, Mindaugas Valius, Edita Mistiniene, Milda Pleckaityte
Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) has found widespread clinical application, and modified forms with improved biopharmaceutical properties have been marketed as well. PEGylation, the covalent modification of G-CSF with polyethylene glycol (PEG), has a beneficial effect on drug properties, but there are concerns connected to the immunogenicity of PEGylated compounds and bioaccumulation of the synthetic polymer. To overcome challenges connected with chemical modifications, we developed fusion proteins composed of two G-CSF molecules connected via different peptide linkers...
July 18, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28698981/genetically-modified-pigs-as-organ-donors-for-xenotransplantation
#20
REVIEW
Magdalena Hryhorowicz, Joanna Zeyland, Ryszard Słomski, Daniel Lipiński
The growing shortage of available organs is a major problem in transplantology. Thus, new and alternative sources of organs need to be found. One promising solution could be xenotransplantation, i.e., the use of animal cells, tissues and organs. The domestic pig is the optimum donor for such transplants. However, xenogeneic transplantation from pigs to humans involves high immune incompatibility and a complex rejection process. The rapid development of genetic engineering techniques enables genome modifications in pigs that reduce the cross-species immune barrier...
July 11, 2017: Molecular Biotechnology
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