Experts and Doctors on base sequence in Sfax, Şafāqis, Tunisia


Locale: Sfax, Şafāqis, Tunisia
Topic: base sequence

Top Publications

  1. Fakhfakh F, Mihaesco E, Ayadi H, Brouet J, Tsapis A. [Alpha heavy chain disease. Molecular analysis of a new case]. Presse Med. 1993;22:1047-51 pubmed
    ..These data are discussed in the light of previously reported molecular studies in heavy chain diseases. ..
  2. Abbes S, Sellami H, Sellami A, Hadrich I, Amouri I, Mahfoudh N, et al. Candida glabrata strain relatedness by new microsatellite markers. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012;31:83-91 pubmed publisher
    ..glabrata, as well as being able to detect microvariation. ..
  3. Ktari S, Arlet G, Verdet C, Jaoua S, Kachrid A, Ben Redjeb S, et al. Molecular epidemiology and genetic environment of acquired bla ACC-1 in Salmonella enterica serotype Livingstone causing a large nosocomial outbreak in Tunisia. Microb Drug Resist. 2009;15:279-86 pubmed publisher
    ..A supplementary deletion of 13 bp was observed in ISEcp1 upstream IS26, in all isolates from Tunis, except one. PCR analysis and sequencing also revealed the presence of tnpR, bla(SCO-1), gdha, IS1353, and TniB Delta 1. ..
  4. Siala O, Kammoun Feki F, Louhichi N, Hadj Salem I, Gribaa M, Elghzel H, et al. Molecular prenatal diagnosis of muscular dystrophies in Tunisia and postnatal follow-up role. Genet Test. 2008;12:581-6 pubmed publisher
  5. Chouayekh H, Serror P, Boudebbouze S, Maguin E. Highly efficient production of the staphylococcal nuclease reporter in Lactobacillus bulgaricus governed by the promoter of the hlbA gene. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2009;293:232-9 pubmed publisher
    ..bulgaricus, that SP Usp45 is functionally recognized and processed by the L. bulgaricus secretion machinery and that the nuclease reporter gene can be used for the identification of exported products in this bacterium. ..
  6. Masmoudi S, Antonarakis S, Schwede T, Ghorbel A, Gratri M, Pappasavas M, et al. Novel missense mutations of TMPRSS3 in two consanguineous Tunisian families with non-syndromic autosomal recessive deafness. Hum Mutat. 2001;18:101-8 pubmed
  7. Driss D, Bhiri F, Siela M, Ghorbel R, Chaabouni S. Purification and properties of a thermostable xylanase GH 11 from Penicillium occitanis Pol6. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2012;168:851-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The genomic DNA and cDNA encoding this protein were cloned and sequenced. This PoXyn2 presents an open reading frame of 962 bp, not interrupted by any introns and encoding for a mature protein of 320 amino acids and 29.88 kDa. ..
  8. Chtourou Y, Fetoui H, Garoui E, Boudawara T, Zeghal N. Improvement of cerebellum redox states and cholinergic functions contribute to the beneficial effects of silymarin against manganese-induced neurotoxicity. Neurochem Res. 2012;37:469-79 pubmed publisher
    ..We concluded that silymarin may protect against Mn-induced oxidative stress in cerebellum by inhibiting both lipid and protein oxidation and by activating acetylcholinesterase and inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) gene expression...
  9. Kallel I, Kharrat N, Al fadhly S, Rebai M, Khabir A, Boudawara T, et al. HER2 polymorphisms and breast cancer in Tunisian women. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2010;14:29-35 pubmed publisher
    ..016). Therefore, this STR seems to be a promising biomarker in breast cancer and deserves further investigation. ..

More Information


  1. Fendri A, Frikha F, Mosbah H, Miled N, Zouari N, Bacha A, et al. Biochemical characterization, cloning, and molecular modelling of chicken pancreatic lipase. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2006;451:149-59 pubmed
  2. Mnif B, Boujelbène I, Mahjoubi F, Gdoura R, Trabelsi I, Moalla S, et al. Endocarditis due to Kytococcus schroeteri: case report and review of the literature. J Clin Microbiol. 2006;44:1187-9 pubmed
    ..Three cases of K. schroeteri endocarditis described within a short period of time might indicate a specific pathogenicity of this new species. The isolation of kytococci from normally sterile sites should not be overlooked...
  3. Louhichi N, Medhaffar M, Hadjsalem I, Mkaouar Rebai E, Fendri Kriaa N, Kanoun H, et al. Congenital factor XIII deficiency caused by two mutations in eight Tunisian families: molecular confirmation of a founder effect. Ann Hematol. 2010;89:499-504 pubmed publisher
    ..The identification of the founder mutation and polymorphisms allowed a genetic counseling in relatives of these families, and the antenatal diagnosis is now available. ..
  4. Hadj Salem I, Kamoun F, Louhichi N, Rouis S, Mziou M, Fendri Kriaa N, et al. Mutations in LAMA2 and CAPN3 genes associated with genetic and phenotypic heterogeneities within a single consanguineous family involving both congenital and progressive muscular dystrophies. Biosci Rep. 2011;31:125-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results indicate that mRNA analysis is necessary to clarify the primary effect of genomic mutations on splicing efficiency that alters mRNA processing and expression level. ..
  5. Karray A, Frikha F, Ben Ali Y, Gargouri Y, Bezzine S. Purification and biochemical characterization of a secreted group IIA chicken intestinal phospholipase A?. Lipids Health Dis. 2011;10:27 pubmed publisher
    ..Sequence analysis of the cloned cDNA indicates that the enzyme is highly basic with a pI of 9.0 and has a high degree of homology with mammalian intestinal PLA?-IIA...
  6. Driss F, Kallassy Awad M, Zouari N, Jaoua S. Molecular characterization of a novel chitinase from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki. J Appl Microbiol. 2005;99:945-53 pubmed
    ..coli. The addition of the sequence of chi255 to the few sequenced B. thuringiensis chi genes might contribute to a better investigation of the chitinase 'structure-function' relation. ..
  7. Brini F, Gaxiola R, Berkowitz G, Masmoudi K. Cloning and characterization of a wheat vacuolar cation/proton antiporter and pyrophosphatase proton pump. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2005;43:347-54 pubmed
  8. Marrakchi S, Audebert S, Bouadjar B, Has C, Lefèvre C, Munro C, et al. Novel mutations in the gene encoding secreted lymphocyte antigen-6/urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor-related protein-1 (SLURP-1) and description of five ancestral haplotypes in patients with Mal de Meleda. J Invest Dermatol. 2003;120:351-5 pubmed
    ..Four ancestral haplotypes were observed in 69 patients from countries around the Mediterranean basin, and an additional haplotype was found in the German and Scottish patients. ..
  9. Trifa F, Karray Chouayekh S, Jmaa Z, Jmal E, Khabir A, Sellami Boudawara T, et al. Frequent CpG methylation of ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase 1 (UCHL1) in sporadic and hereditary Tunisian breast cancer patients: clinical significance. Med Oncol. 2013;30:418 pubmed publisher
    ..001). On the other hand, the UCHL1 unmethylated pattern correlated with P53 positivity in primary sporadic tumors (P = 0.032), supporting the functional link between the two tumor suppressors in breast tumorigenesis. ..
  10. Kallabi F, Ellouz E, Tabebi M, Ben Salah G, Kaabechi N, Keskes L, et al. Phenotypic variability in a Tunisian family with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy caused by the p.Gln316Pro novel mutation. Clin Chim Acta. 2016;453:141-6 pubmed publisher
    ..947A>C in both siblings, they present different clinical signs. Based on the disease's progress, the clinical signs and biochemical aspects between the two siblings, we demonstrate that there is no correlation genotype-phenotype. ..