biological preservation

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  1. ncbi [Effect of different storage methods on the viability of Halobacterium salinarum]
    T M Holovach
    Institute of Microbiology and Virology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 154 Zabolotny St, Kyiv, 03143, Ukraine
    Mikrobiol Z 64:6-11. 2002
  2. ncbi Logistics and quality control for DNA sampling in large multicenter studies
    R J Nederhand
    Gaubius Laboratory, TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Thromb Haemost 1:987-91. 2003
  3. ncbi Effects of storage conditions of Moringa oleifera seeds on its performance in coagulation
    S Katayon
    Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor
    Bioresour Technol 97:1455-60. 2006
  4. ncbi Fecal collection, ambient preservation, and DNA extraction for PCR amplification of bacterial and human markers from human feces
    Jordan M Nechvatal
    Department of Physiology, Wayne State University, 540 E Canfield Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 72:124-32. 2008
  5. doi The UK Biobank sample handling and storage validation studies
    Tim C Peakman
    UK Biobank, Spectrum Way, Adswood, Stockport, Cheshire SK3 0SA, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:i2-6. 2008
  6. ncbi Whole-genome shotgun sequencing of mitochondria from ancient hair shafts
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Centre for Ancient Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Science 317:1927-30. 2007
  7. doi Comment on "Whole-genome shotgun sequencing of mitochondria from ancient hair shafts"
    Regis Debruyne
    McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton L8S 4L9, ON, Canada
    Science 322:857; author reply 857. 2008
  8. ncbi Virulence stability in Flavobacterium psychrophilum after storage and preservation according to different procedures
    Christian Michel
    Institut National de Recherche Agronomique, Unité de Virologie et d Immunologie Moléculaires, Centre de Recherches de Jouy en Josas, 78352 Jouy en Josas Cedex, France
    Vet Res 34:127-32. 2003
  9. ncbi Storage and translational issues in reparative medicine
    Mehmet Toner
    Center for Engineering in Medicine and Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 961:258-62. 2002
  10. ncbi Cryopreservation of starfish oocytes
    Fisun Hamaratoglu
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics Bosphorus University Bebek 80815 Istanbul, Turkey
    Cryobiology 50:38-47. 2005

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  1. ncbi [Effect of different storage methods on the viability of Halobacterium salinarum]
    T M Holovach
    Institute of Microbiology and Virology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 154 Zabolotny St, Kyiv, 03143, Ukraine
    Mikrobiol Z 64:6-11. 2002
    ..Other long-term storage methods: L-drying, freezing at low temperatures, are not recommended for halobacteria...
  2. ncbi Logistics and quality control for DNA sampling in large multicenter studies
    R J Nederhand
    Gaubius Laboratory, TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Thromb Haemost 1:987-91. 2003
    ..From these results we conclude that transport of non-frozen blood by ordinary mail is usable and practical for DNA isolation for polymerase chain reaction in clinical and epidemiological studies...
  3. ncbi Effects of storage conditions of Moringa oleifera seeds on its performance in coagulation
    S Katayon
    Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor
    Bioresour Technol 97:1455-60. 2006
    ..In addition, Moringa oleifera can be used as a potential coagulant especially for very high turbidity water...
  4. ncbi Fecal collection, ambient preservation, and DNA extraction for PCR amplification of bacterial and human markers from human feces
    Jordan M Nechvatal
    Department of Physiology, Wayne State University, 540 E Canfield Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 72:124-32. 2008
    ..Thus, fecal DNA is well preserved by methods suitable for self-collection that may be useful in future molecular epidemiological studies of intestinal bacteria and human cancer markers...
  5. doi The UK Biobank sample handling and storage validation studies
    Tim C Peakman
    UK Biobank, Spectrum Way, Adswood, Stockport, Cheshire SK3 0SA, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:i2-6. 2008
    ..A series of validation studies was recommended to test the robustness of the draft sample handling and storage protocol...
  6. ncbi Whole-genome shotgun sequencing of mitochondria from ancient hair shafts
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Centre for Ancient Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Science 317:1927-30. 2007
    ..The method therefore sets the stage for molecular-genetic analysis of museum collections...
  7. doi Comment on "Whole-genome shotgun sequencing of mitochondria from ancient hair shafts"
    Regis Debruyne
    McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton L8S 4L9, ON, Canada
    Science 322:857; author reply 857. 2008
    ..When experimental parameters are carefully controlled for, including adequate sampling, quantitative polymerase chain reaction analysis, and modeling the decay of DNA, the general importance of this claim is not supported...
  8. ncbi Virulence stability in Flavobacterium psychrophilum after storage and preservation according to different procedures
    Christian Michel
    Institut National de Recherche Agronomique, Unité de Virologie et d Immunologie Moléculaires, Centre de Recherches de Jouy en Josas, 78352 Jouy en Josas Cedex, France
    Vet Res 34:127-32. 2003
    ..psychrophilum were likely to retain their properties without special provisions within limited periods of time, and that both lyophilisation and freezing at -80 degrees C were reliable methods for long-term preservation of virulence...
  9. ncbi Storage and translational issues in reparative medicine
    Mehmet Toner
    Center for Engineering in Medicine and Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 961:258-62. 2002
  10. ncbi Cryopreservation of starfish oocytes
    Fisun Hamaratoglu
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics Bosphorus University Bebek 80815 Istanbul, Turkey
    Cryobiology 50:38-47. 2005
    ..These data suggests that successful cryopreservation of starfish oocytes is possible, but will need further refinement to increase the numbers of fully competent embryos...
  11. ncbi A matter of time: evaluating the storage of fecal samples for steroid analysis
    M Z Khan
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 128:57-64. 2002
    ..We discuss explanations for the dynamic pattern of changing fecal metabolite concentrations and offer practical and analytical guidance to field workers for situations in which ideal conditions for stabilizing hormones are not available...
  12. ncbi Subnormothermic preservation maintains viability and function in a porcine hepatocyte culture model simulating bioreactor transport
    M P van de Kerkhove
    Department of Surgery Surgical Laboratory, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cell Transplant 15:161-8. 2006
    ..Future research will focus on the implementation of the AMC-BAL in an oxygenated culture medium perfusion system for transport between the laboratory and the hospital...
  13. ncbi Prevention of cold-preservation injury of cultured endothelial cells by catecholamines and related compounds
    Benito Yard
    V Medizinische Universitätsklinik, Clinical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Transplant 4:22-30. 2004
    ..In conclusion we have demonstrated that catecholamines protect cells against preservation injury either by scavenging of ROS or by inhibition of ROS production...
  14. ncbi Changes in soluble carbohydrates during storage of Caesalpinia echinata LAM. (Brazilwood) seeds, an endangered leguminous tree from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
    I S Garcia
    Instituto de Botânica, CP 4005, CEP 01061 970, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Braz J Biol 66:739-45. 2006
    ..Sucrose contents remained relatively stable. Changes in soluble sugars during storage suggest that the loss of germinability of seeds of C. echinata could be associated with low levels of glucose and fructose in relation to sucrose...
  15. ncbi Ameliorating injury during preservation and isolation of human islets using the two-layer method with perfluorocarbon and UW solution
    Payam Salehi
    Surgical Medical Research Institute, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cell Transplant 15:187-94. 2006
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  16. ncbi In vitro maturation and fertilization of buffalo oocytes: effects of storage of ovaries, IVM temperatures, storage of processed sperm and fertilization media
    B M Ravindranatha
    University of Agricultural Sciences, Hebbal, Bangalore, India
    Reprod Domest Anim 38:21-6. 2003
    ..05) decreased its ability to cleave the oocytes. Sperm processed in BO medium had significantly (p < 0.05) higher ability to cleave the oocytes than the H-TALP medium...
  17. ncbi Water and lipid relations in beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) seeds and its effect on storage behaviour
    S Pukacka
    Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Parkowa 5, PL 62 035, Kornik, Poland
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1621:48-56. 2003
    ..5 kJ/mol for 28% H(2)O and E(a)=4.7 kJ/mol for 8% H(2)O or less. The optimal storage conditions of beech seeds are proposed in the range from 255 K for 15% H(2)O to 280 K for 9% H(2)O...
  18. ncbi Evaluation of methods for duration of preservation of RNA quality in rat liver used for transcriptome analysis
    Toshihiko Kasahara
    Toxicogenomics Project, National Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan
    J Toxicol Sci 31:509-19. 2006
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  19. ncbi Isothermal desiccation and vitrification kinetics of trehalose-dextran solutions
    Alptekin Aksan
    Center for Engineering in Medicine and Department of Surgical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Langmuir 20:5521-9. 2004
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  20. ncbi Raman microscopy of freeze-dried mouse eyeball-slice in conjunction with the "in vivo cryotechnique"
    Nobuo Terada
    Department of Anatomy, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi, Chuo City, Yamanashi 409 3898, Japan
    Microsc Res Tech 70:634-9. 2007
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  21. doi Strategies for the storage of Ancylostoma caninum third-stage larvae
    S R Kopp
    School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    J Parasitol 94:755-6. 2008
    ..Motility and migratory ability of cryopreserved larvae was only significantly higher (P < 0.01) than room temperature-stored larvae from 4 and 5 mo onward, respectively...
  22. doi Viral nucleic acid stabilization by RNA extraction reagent
    Jamie A Blow
    Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, MD 21702, USA
    J Virol Methods 150:41-4. 2008
    ..When combined with the ability of buffer AVL to inactivate viral samples, this provides the ability to collect and handle potentially infectious samples in a safe way that also provides sample stabilization...
  23. ncbi Optimisation and comparison of liquid and dry formulations of the biocontrol yeast Pichia anomala J121
    Petter Melin
    Department of Microbiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P O Box 7027, SE 750 07, Uppsala, Sweden
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 73:1008-16. 2007
    ..Using micro-silos we found that the biocontrol activity remained intact after drying, storage and rehydration for all formulations...
  24. ncbi Production of offspring from one-day-old oocytes stored at room temperature
    Sayaka Wakayama
    Laboratory for Genomic Reprogramming, Center for Developmental Biology, RIKEN, Kobe, Japan
    J Reprod Dev 50:627-37. 2004
    ..However, since at least a few percent of stored oocytes retained the potential for full-term development, it may be possible to overcome these problems and develop a simple method for preserving mammalian oocytes without freezing...
  25. ncbi Lung preservation: pulmonary flush route affects bronchial mucosal temperature and expression of IFN-gamma and Gro in regional lymph nodes
    David W Roe
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:995-1001. 2005
    ..These data suggest that pulmonary flush via AG/BA during donor harvest may be optimal to decrease the risk of early graft failure...
  26. ncbi Global voices of science. Protector of the seeds: seminal reflections from southern Africa
    Patricia Berjak
    Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Science 307:47-9. 2005
  27. ncbi Stability of intact parathyroid hormone in samples from hemodialysis patients
    E Cavalier
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital of Liege, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Kidney Int 72:370-2. 2007
    ..If the lab services general practitioners and/or several hospitals and has a continuous flow of samples, EDTA-treated samples stored at room temperature are the best...
  28. ncbi Biopreservation of red blood cells: past, present, and future
    Kirby L Scott
    Canadian Blood Services, Research and Development, and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Transfus Med Rev 19:127-42. 2005
    ..This paper will review the history, science, current practices, and emerging technologies of current RBC biopreservation approaches: hypothermic storage, cryopreservation, and lyophilization...
  29. ncbi Fibres as carriers for Lactobacillus rhamnosus during freeze-drying and storage in apple juice and chocolate-coated breakfast cereals
    Maria Saarela
    VTT, Biotechnology, P O Box 1000 Tietotie 2, FI 02044 VTT, Finland
    Int J Food Microbiol 112:171-8. 2006
    ..Regardless of their differing capability to adhere to fibre preparations the two L. rhamnosus strains studied gave parallel results in the stability studies with different carriers...
  30. ncbi Evaluation of Microsporum canis in different methods of storage
    R S N Brilhante
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Post Graduation Program in Veterinary Science, State University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
    Med Mycol 42:499-504. 2004
    ..canis isolate maintained should be held in at least two methods of storage, namely, PDA at -20 degrees C and saline with a mineral-oil layer at 25 degrees C...
  31. ncbi Solid-state protein formulation: methodologies, stability, and excipient effects
    Yuh Fun Maa
    ALZA Corporation, Mountain View, CA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 308:265-85. 2005
  32. ncbi [Possibility to use the lyophilization for the prolongation of the stability of biological compounds used in cosmetic production]
    Czesława Górska
    Katedra Ochrony Srodowiska PR w Radomiu
    Med Dosw Mikrobiol 58:169-77. 2006
    ..A proper structure and good dissolubility of the lyophilizated of preparation were obtained for 5%, 10% and 20% hydrolisate and for of the maximum kinematical viscosity 2923 mm2/s...
  33. ncbi Preservation of micro-organisms by drying; a review
    C A Morgan
    BTF Pty Ltd, PO Box 599, North Ryde BC, NSW 1670, Australia
    J Microbiol Methods 66:183-93. 2006
    ..Also, particular attention has been paid to the use of freeze drying and the protective matrices used to improve microbial cell viability after drying...
  34. ncbi Stability of adenosine deaminase during transportation
    Kent D Miller
    Diagnostic Ventures Inc, Daytona Beach, FL, USA
    Chest 126:1933-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to identify, test, and optimize additives that stabilize ADA, consequently eliminating the need for dry ice or other cold specimen transport media...
  35. pmc The effects of storage conditions on viability of Clostridium difficile vegetative cells and spores and toxin activity in human faeces
    J Freeman
    Department of Microbiology, University of Leeds and The General Infirmary, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    J Clin Pathol 56:126-8. 2003
    ..This study investigated the effects of storage conditions upon the viability of this organism and its toxin...
  36. ncbi Physical characteristics of Vivostat patient-derived sealant. Implications for clinical use
    J L Velada
    ConvaTec Advanced Technology Development, Deeside, UK
    Eur Surg Res 33:399-404. 2001
    ..These physical characteristics of Vivostat patient-derived sealant suggest that it may have suitable stability and performance characteristics for use in a wide range of surgical procedures...
  37. ncbi Evidence for the presence of a threshold weight for entering diapause in the yellow-spotted longicorn beetle, Psacothea hilaris
    Florence N Munyiri
    Laboratory of Applied Entomology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Yayoi 1 1 1, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    J Insect Physiol 50:295-301. 2004
    ..This finding suggests the presence of a threshold weight (about 600 mg), below which larvae are incapable of entering diapause. We discuss these findings with reference to the life history of P. hilaris...
  38. ncbi Influence of pH, buffer species, and storage temperature on physicochemical stability of a humanized monoclonal antibody LA298
    Jack Y Zheng
    Pharmaceutical Sciences R and D, Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly Corporate Center, Indianapolis, IN 46285, USA
    Int J Pharm 308:46-51. 2006
    ..Less decrease in monomeric LA298 was observed in citrate buffer, pH 5.0-5.5. In conclusion, to minimize deamidation and loss of LA298 monomer, it is important to optimize its solution pH, buffer species, and storage temperature...
  39. ncbi Reproducibility of the mechanical properties of Vivostat system patient-derived fibrin sealant
    Jose L Velada
    ConvaTec, Advanced Technology Development, Deeside, UK
    Biomaterials 23:2249-54. 2002
    ..6% CV; Young's modulus 12.0 +/- 1.0 kPa, 16.6% CV. In the clinical setting this reproducibility provides the surgeon with a patient-derived fibrin sealant that can be expected to perform similarly from patient to patient...
  40. ncbi Effect of pre-incubation storage conditions on hatchability, chick weight at hatch and hatching time in broiler breeders
    J Ruiz
    Department of Anatomy and Histology, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Br Poult Sci 43:374-83. 2002
    ..6. Hatchability (all eggs set and fertile eggs) was higher in line A than in line B. Line B eggs hatched later and produced heavier chicks than line A eggs irrespective of storage time...
  41. ncbi Characteristics of protectant synthesis of infective juveniles of Steinernema carpocapsae and importance of glycerol as a protectant for survival of the nematodes during osmotic dehydration
    Lihong Qiu
    The State Key Lab for Biocontrol, Zhongshan University, 510275, Guangzhou, PR China
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 131:757-65. 2002
    ..The results indicate that each of the protectants glycerol and trehalose has a specific function and neither is replaceable by the other...
  42. ncbi Effect of storage method on spore viability in five globally threatened fern species
    Luis G Quintanilla
    Departamento de Biología Vegetal I, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad Complutense, Ciudad Universitaria, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Ann Bot 90:461-7. 2002
    ..Dry storage, which has lower preparation time and space requirements than wet storage, was generally more effective at the lower temperatures (-20 or 5 degrees C)...
  43. ncbi Effect of temperature on long-term storage of codling moth granulovirus formulations
    Lawrence A Lacey
    Yakima Agricultural Research Laboratory, USDA ARS, 5230 Konnowac Pass Road, Wapato, WA 98951, USA
    J Econ Entomol 101:288-94. 2008
    ..The information reported in this study should be useful to growers and commercial suppliers for avoiding decreases in CpGV potency due to improper storage conditions...
  44. ncbi Sexual reproduction in subcultures of Absidia blakesleeana after years of preservation under mineral oil
    Manoel J S Santos
    Departamento de Bioquimica e Biologia Molecular, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz IOC FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Rev Iberoam Micol 22:174-6. 2005
    ..Zygospores belonging to Subgenus Mycocladus were observed. The results demonstrated conservation and re-establishment of the physiological and genetic metabolic processes of two subcultures preserved under mineral oil...
  45. ncbi Prestorage incubation of long-term stored broiler breeder eggs: 1. Effects on hatchability
    G M Fasenko
    Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Poult Sci 80:1406-11. 2001
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  46. ncbi [The stability of progesterone in feces of different wild animal species kept in a zoological garden]
    G Neumann
    Veterinär Physiologisch Chemisches Institut, Leipzig
    Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 109:245-9. 2002
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  47. pmc The effect of paraformaldehyde fixation and PBS storage on the water content of the human lens
    Robert C Augusteyn
    Vision Cooperative Research Centre, Sydney, Australia and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, La Trobe University, Bundoora Australia
    Mol Vis 14:90-4. 2008
    ..It is assumed that this does not alter the properties being examined. The present study was undertaken to determine the effects of fixation and PBS storage on the human lens wet weight...
  48. ncbi Immobilization in alginate as a technique for the preservation of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis for long-term preservation
    G Prabakaran
    Vector Control Research Centre Indian Council of Medical Research Indira Nagar, Puducherry, India
    J Microbiol Methods 72:91-4. 2008
    ..The alginate matrix immobilization technique has many advantages over free cells are that they enhance the stability of both spores and toxin against several physicochemical conditions and confer reduced susceptibility to contamination...
  49. ncbi Cryovial with partial membrane sealing can prevent liquid nitrogen penetration in submerged storage
    Hsin I Chen
    Bioresource Collection and Research Center, Food Industry Research and Development Institute, Hsinchu 30062, Taiwan
    Cryobiology 53:283-7. 2006
    ..This modified protocol provides an easy and efficient tool to ensure the integrity of biospecimens in long-term storage without interfering with existing cryobox storage systems...
  50. ncbi Evaluation of phenotypic and genotypic alterations induced by long periods of subculturing of Cryptococcus neoformans strains
    Sonia Cristina Cavalcante
    Laboratorio de Micologia Medica, Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 102:41-7. 2007
    ..This selection can affect the survival and purity of the cultures, and preserve the stability of their physiological, biochemical, and genetic characteristics...
  51. ncbi [Effect of various storage methods on the viability of myxobacteria]
    E L Rakhimova
    I.I. Mechnikov Odessa State University, Department of Microbiology and Virology, 2 Dvoryanskaya St, Odessa, 65026, Ukraine
    Mikrobiol Z 63:3-8. 2001
    ..Strain P. cellulosum preserves viability for two years when stored in liquid nitrogen and in suspensions on distilled water and physiological solution...
  52. ncbi [Change of serological properties of museum strains of Shigella flexneri in different terms of storage]
    N V Koltukova
    Mikrobiol Z 67:15-21. 2005
    ..Some strains lost antigens as a result of the long-term preservation or reinoculation on agar media...
  53. ncbi Spot urine analysis: acidification does not increase calcium recovery
    William McConnell
    Department of Core Clinical Pathology and Biochemistry, Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia, Australia
    Ann Clin Biochem 39:64-5. 2002
    ..We investigated the effects of acidification and storage on calcium recovery in spot urine samples...
  54. ncbi Antimicrobial activity of enterocin EJ97 against 'Bacillus macroides/Bacillus maroccanus' isolated from zucchini purée
    Ma T García
    Departamento de Ciencias de la Salud, Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales, Universidad de Jaen, Jaen, Spain
    J Appl Microbiol 97:731-7. 2004
    ..Activity of the bacteriocin EJ97 produced by Enterococcus faecalis EJ97 against strains of 'Bacillus macroides/B. maroccanus' isolated from spoiled zucchini purée was investigated...
  55. ncbi Effect of sucrose and maltodextrin on the physical properties and survival of air-dried Lactobacillus bulgaricus: an in situ fourier transform infrared spectroscopy study
    Harriette Oldenhof
    Laboratoire de Génie et Microbiologie des Procédés Alimentaires, Centre de Biotechnologie Agro Industrielles, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Institut National Agronomique Paris Grignon, F78850 Thiverval Grignon, France
    Biotechnol Prog 21:885-92. 2005
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  56. ncbi Evaluation of the in vitro and in vivo dimorphism of Sporothrix schenckii, Blastomyces dermatitidis, and Paracoccidioides brasiliensis isolates after preservation in mineral oil
    Renata Ferretti de Lima
    Departamento de Micologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Can J Microbiol 50:445-9. 2004
    ..The present results demonstrate that B. dermatitidis and P. brasiliensis strains were unable to complete the dimorphic process even after in vivo passage, in contrast to the S. schenckii strain...
  57. ncbi AA protein in experimental murine AA amyloid fibrils: a high resolution ultrastructural and immunohistochemical study comparing aldehyde-fixed and cryofixed tissues
    Sadayuk Inoue
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Amyloid 9:115-25. 2002
    ..of AA protein is likely to be that in its native state, given the ability of these advanced methods of biological preservation to retain structures close to that of the living state...
  58. pmc Double fossilization in eukaryotic microorganisms from Lower Cretaceous amber
    Ana Martín-González
    Departamento de Microbiologia III, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Biol 7:9. 2009
    ..Entrapping in amber, a fossilized resin, is considered an alternative mode of biological preservation. For the first time, the internal organization of 114-million-year-old microfossils entrapped in Lower ..
  59. ncbi Biological preservation of plant derived animal feed with antifungal microorganisms: safety and formulation aspects
    Petter Melin
    Department of Microbiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P O Box 7025, Uppsala, 750 07, Sweden
    Biotechnol Lett 29:1147-54. 2007
    ..These aspects are discussed and a recommendation of this review is that both safety and formulation aspects of a specific microbe should be considered at an early stage in the selection of new organisms with biopreservation potential...
  60. doi Depressed biofilm production in Bacillus amyloliquefaciens C06 causes γ-polyglutamic acid (γ-PGA) overproduction
    Jun Liu
    Department of Plant Pathology, College of Plant Protection, Key Laboratory of Monitoring and Management of Crop Diseases and Pest Insects, Ministry of Agriculture, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, 210095, People s Republic of China
    Curr Microbiol 62:235-41. 2011
    Bacillus amyloliquefaciens C06, a potential agent in biological preservation of post-harvest fruit, was found to secrete extra-cellular γ-polyglutamic acid (γ-PGA) in liquid culture. In this work, M306, a transposon mutant of B...
  61. ncbi The use of free vascularized fibular grafts in skeletal reconstruction for bone tumors in children
    Michelle Ghert
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 15:577-87. 2007
    ..Specific techniques are applied in the upper and lower extremity to provide long-term excellent functional results. Experience in microvascular surgery and careful postoperative care are required for the success of these procedures...
  62. doi Assessment of the genotoxicity of three cryoprotectants used for human oocyte vitrification: dimethyl sulfoxide, ethylene glycol and propylene glycol
    M Aye
    Laboratoire de Biogénotoxicologie et Mutagenèse Environnementale, Fédération de Recherche CNRS 3098 ECCOREV, Universite de la Mediterranee, Facultés de Médecine et Pharmacie, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13005 Marseille, France
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:1905-12. 2010
    ..PrOH produced in vitro DNA-damage leading to chromosome mutations in the presence and absence of the S9 Mix. These results showed that high concentrations of EG and PrOH could induce in vitro chromosomal damage in eukaryotic cells...
  63. ncbi Methapyrilene is a genotoxic carcinogen: studies on methapyrilene and pyrilamine in the L5178Y/TK +/- mouse lymphoma assay
    N T Turner
    Wellcome Research Laboratories, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
    Mutat Res 189:285-97. 1987
    ..These studies fail to adequately explain the great carcinogenic differences between these two compounds, but are consistent with the potent hepatocarcinogenicity of MP resulting through a mutagenic mechanism...
  64. ncbi Effect of intraoperative manipulation and preservation on fascia temporalis used in tympanoplasty
    M Barbara
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University La Sapienza Rome, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 47:11-6. 1993
    ..This finding could explain the reliability of homologous FT for the repair of tympanic membrane perforations...
  65. ncbi [Methods for preserving bacterial cultures]
    M E Floccari
    Departamento de Quimica Biologica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Argent Microbiol 30:42-51. 1998
    ..This paper provides a summary of the main features of various available methods with references to recent research and applications...
  66. ncbi Long-term storage and viability of Ochlerotatus albifasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Raúl E Campos
    Instituto de Limnología Dr Raúl A Ringuelet, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 103:115-7. 2008
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  67. doi Growth on solid media
    Karen Elbing
    Clark and Elbing LLP, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Protoc Mol Biol . 2002
    ..Support protocols describe replica plating as well as methods for storing strains as agar stabs or frozen glycerol stocks...
  68. ncbi Empirical evaluation of preservation methods for faecal DNA
    M A Frantzen
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Mol Ecol 7:1423-8. 1998
    ..A review of molecular scatology studies further suggests that three to six faeces per individual should be collected...
  69. ncbi Protein inactivation in amorphous sucrose and trehalose matrices: effects of phase separation and crystallization
    W Q Sun
    School of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1425:235-44. 1998
    ....
  70. ncbi [Preserving the natural tooth versus extraction and implant placement: making a rational clinical decision]
    I Tsesis
    Dept of Endodontology, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim 27:37-46, 75. 2010
    ..The integration of these factors would assist the clinician to achieve a rational treatment plan for the benefit of the patient...
  71. ncbi The influence of aerated hydration seed treatment on seed longevity as assessed by the viability equations
    A A Powell
    Department of Agriculture, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 5UA, UK
    J Exp Bot 51:2031-43. 2000
    ..Increases in the rate of germination (decreased mean germination time) observed after all AH and PEG treatments were not consistently associated with an increase in the proportion of nuclei containing 4C DNA...
  72. ncbi [The role of the pathological anatomy museum: past glory, present crisis, and future prospects]
    L Ferrari
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche ed Oncologia Umana, Universita di Torino, Via Santena 7, I 10126 Torino
    Pathologica 93:196-200. 2001
    ..For all these reasons we propose the creation of renewed museum structures and a protocol for the restoration of the specimens, which are often damaged owing to time and negligence...
  73. pmc WHO dissenter warns against plans to retain smallpox virus
    Rohit Sharma
    BMJ 324:69. 2002
  74. ncbi Cryopreservation of infective-stage larvae of Brugia malayi
    S H Wang
    Guizhou Provincal Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Guiyang, People s Republic of China
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 18:488-90. 1987
    ..All DMSO should be removed from the freezing medium to restore larval activity after freezing...
  75. ncbi [Fixation, staining and preparation of permanent mounts of helminths]
    Ahmet Gökçen
    Harran Universitesi Veteriner Fakültesi, Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 32:177-81. 2008
    ..In this review, the preparation of permanent mounts, relaxation, fixation and staining methods of helminths has been discussed...
  76. doi Vitrification of early-stage bovine and equine embryos
    L F Campos-Chillon
    Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory, Foothills Campus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1683, USA
    Theriogenology 71:349-54. 2009
    ..In summary, a successful method was established for vitrification of early-stage bovine embryos, and this method was used to establish equine pregnancies after vitrification and warming of 2- to 8-cell embryos produced by ICSI...
  77. pmc High-quality immunofluorescence of cultured cells
    Dibyendu Bhattacharyya
    Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 619:403-10. 2010
    ..This method reproducibly yields high-quality images of endomembrane compartments and cytoskeletal elements...
  78. doi The celebrated écorchés of honoré Fragonard, part 2: The details of the technique used by Fragonard
    Christophe Degueurce
    Curator of the Fragonard Museum, Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d Alfort, Maisons Alfort, France
    Clin Anat 23:258-64. 2010
    ..Another detail that explains their exceptional conservation is that the varnish used by Fragonard was composed of Venice turpentine, made from larch resin and known to repel insects...
  79. doi Influence of enzymatic maceration on the microstructure and microhardness of compact bone
    Ling Yin
    School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Biomed Mater 5:15006. 2010
    ..However, enzymatic maceration did not cause any significant change of porosity in bone structures...
  80. doi Collaborative study to establish a replacement World Health Organization International Standard for parvovirus B19 DNA nucleic acid amplification technology (NAT)-based assays
    S A Baylis
    National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, UK
    Vox Sang 98:441-6. 2010
    ..Two lyophilized preparations (coded 99/800 and 99/802) had been evaluated in the original collaborative study. The present study re-evaluates these two preparations in terms of potency, stability and encapsidation of virus DNA...
  81. doi Cells from an anhydrobiotic chironomid survive almost complete desiccation
    Yuichi Nakahara
    Anhydrobiosis Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Cryobiology 60:138-46. 2010
    ..We also attempted dry-preservation of organs isolated from P. vanderplanki larvae, and found that a proportion of cells in some organs, including fat body, testis, nerve and dorsal vessel, tolerated in vitro desiccation...
  82. doi Engaging with plastination and the Body Worlds phenomenon: a cultural and intellectual challenge for anatomists
    D Gareth Jones
    Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Clin Anat 22:770-6. 2009
    ..We conclude that anatomists need to face up to the opportunities and challenges posed by the Body Worlds phenomenon, utilizing what is being presented to the general public and adapting this in teaching and research...
  83. doi The effect of pH and storage on copper speciation and bacterial growth in complex growth media
    Henrik Hasman
    DTU National Food institute, Bulowsvej 27, DK 1790 Copenhagen V, Denmark
    J Microbiol Methods 78:20-4. 2009
    ..Therefore, the latter method is to be recommended, when working with bacterial copper testing...
  84. doi Cryopreparation of biological specimens for immunoelectron microscopy
    Wiebke Mobius
    Department of Neurogenetics, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, D 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Ann Anat 191:231-47. 2009
    ..Cryofixation is the state-of-the-art method for ultrastructural preservation, but for unstable and anoxia sensitive tissues, a combination of chemical prefixation with HPF and freeze substitution might be a valuable compromise...
  85. doi Comparison of effectiveness of wood decay fungi maintained by annual subculture on agar and stored in sterile water for 18 years
    Dana L Richter
    Michigan Technological University, Houghton, 49931, USA
    Can J Microbiol 56:268-71. 2010
    ..Results suggested that storage under sterile water is an easy and effective method to store isolates of decay fungi for long periods, but as with any microbial storage method, careful monitoring of isolates upon revival is necessary...
  86. pmc Preservation of intact adult rat photoreceptors in vitro: study of dissociation techniques and the effect of light
    Astrid Zayas-Santiago
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Pritzker Institute of Biomedical Science and Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    Mol Vis 15:1-9. 2009
    ..In addition, the role of light exposure during the dissociation and culture process was investigated to minimize photoreceptor cell deformation over time in culture...
  87. doi [Optimization of processing and storage of clinical samples to be used for the molecular diagnosis of pertussis]
    L Pianciola
    Laboratorio Central, Subsecretaría de Salud de Neuquén, Neuquen
    Rev Argent Microbiol 42:108-13. 2010
    ..The experiments designed to assess the conservation of samples enabled us to obtain valuable information to guide the referral of samples from patient care centres to laboratories where such samples are processed by molecular methods...
  88. doi Induced encystment improves resistance to preservation and storage of Acanthamoeba castellanii
    S J Campbell
    School of Engineering and Science, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley PA1 2BE, Scotland
    Parasitology 135:1401-5. 2008
    ..The present study demonstrates that A. castellanii can be stored as a non-multiplicative form inexpensively, without a need for cryopreservation, for at least 12 months, but viability is increased by storage at -70 degrees C...
  89. pmc Rapid loss of dendritic cell and monocyte responses to TLR ligands following venipuncture
    Angela Meier
    Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Immunol Methods 339:132-40. 2008
    ..Overnight shipment or extended rest of whole blood before processing therefore severely compromises the ability of APCs to respond to TLR ligands, and this has to be taken into consideration when designing multicenter trials...
  90. ncbi Evaluation of techniques to demonstrate foot-and-mouth disease virus in bovine tongue epithelium: comparison of the sensitivity of cattle, mice, primary cell cultures, cryopreserved cell cultures and established cell lines
    C House
    United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Greenport, NY 11944
    Vet Microbiol 20:99-109. 1989
    ..Quality control of cell cultures used to evaluate field specimens for FMDV was critical. The cell cultures of cryopreserved ovine kidney cells provided the most practical diagnostic system...
  91. ncbi Awesome and captivating, but is it really educational?
    Richard Wassersug
    Dalhousie University
    Am J Bioeth 7:45-7; discussion W1-3. 2007
  92. ncbi Preservation of tissue RNA in normal saline
    Vladimir Vincek
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Lab Invest 83:137-8. 2003
  93. ncbi Preservation of urine samples for metabolic evaluation of stone-forming patients
    Renato Ribeiro Nogueira Ferraz
    Nephrology Division, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu, 740 Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, SP 04023 900, Brazil
    Urol Res 34:329-37. 2006
    ....
  94. ncbi Long-term storage and safe retrieval of DNA from microorganisms for molecular analysis using FTA matrix cards
    D Rajendram
    Molecular Identification Services Unit, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, 61 Colindale Avenue, London, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 67:582-92. 2006
    ..The inactivation of bacterial cells on FTA cards suggest that this is a safe medium for the storage and transport of bacterial nucleic acids...
  95. ncbi Comparative ultrastructure of needle aspiration biopsy and surgical resection specimens of lung tumors
    D D Davidson
    Department of Pathology, Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis 46202 5280
    Ultrastruct Pathol 16:505-19. 1992
    ..Use of a coaxial needle sampling technique with immediate microscopic assessment reduces the likelihood of retrieving only blood or necrotic tissue in the electron microscopy specimens...
  96. ncbi [Preservation of Cryptosporidium oocystis in fecal specimens for parasitological examination]
    Vicente Amato Neto
    Laboratório de Investigação Médica Parasitologia, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 36:303-4. 2003
    ..This system permits an adequate preservation of the material, which facilitates the execution of tasks related to assistance and epidemiology...
  97. pmc Viability of preserved Cryptosporidium baileyi oocysts
    Chan Gu Surl
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, 561 756, Republic of Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 41:197-201. 2003
    ..The finding that C. baileyi oocysts remain infective to chickens for at least 18 months offers important time-saving advantages to investigators who frequently require large numbers of oocysts...
  98. ncbi Comparison of storage methods for reverse-transcriptase PCR amplification of rotavirus RNA from gorilla (Gorilla g. gorilla) fecal samples
    Christopher A Whittier
    Environmental Medicine Consortium, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Virol Methods 116:11-7. 2004
    ..Only samples stored in GT gave 100% positive results at 180 days. It is recommended that fecal samples be collected in GT for viral RNA analysis...
  99. ncbi Survival of Beijerinckia sp. microencapsulated in carbohydrates by spray-drying
    Y Boza
    Department of Food Science, Faculty of Food Engineering, University of Campinas, Campinas C P 6121 13081 970, Brazil
    J Microencapsul 21:15-24. 2004
    ..The products obtained with the dehydrated glucose syrup showed more uniform microcapsule surfaces at lower A(w) values and residual moisture content...
  100. ncbi Effect of long-term preservation methods on fecal glucocorticoid concentrations of grizzly bear and African elephant
    Kathleen E Hunt
    Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1800, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 76:918-28. 2003
  101. ncbi Survival curves for microbial species stored by freeze-drying
    Yukie Miyamoto-Shinohara
    International Patent Organism Depository, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 1 1 1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    Cryobiology 52:27-32. 2006
    ..The excellent survival after freeze-drying of each species might be attributable to the high level of desiccation and to sealing under vacuum...

Research Grants27

  1. Point-of-Care Microfluidics in Lung Cancer
    Mehmet Toner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Social Influences on Early Adult Stress Biomarkers
    THOMAS MC DADE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Social Influences on Early Adult Stress Biomarkers
    THOMAS W MC DADE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Response of Rhesus Sperm to Freezing: Recovery from Osmotic and Oxidative Stress
    Stuart A Meyers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Response of Rhesus Sperm to Freezing: Recovery from Osmotic and Oxidative Stress
    Stuart Meyers; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  6. Social Influences on Early Adult Stress Biomarkers
    THOMAS MC DADE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  7. Evaluation of Neuroprotective Compounds for Glaucoma
    James Dykens; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  8. A NOVEL APPROACH TO GERM-LIINE PRESERVATION IN MACAQUES
    Stuart Meyers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Dobrinski and experiments involving germ cell transplantation into male macaques will be performed at UC Davis. We expect to expand this study into a fully-independent project. ..
  9. FUNDAMENTAL CRYOBIOLOGY OF MACAQUE SPERMATOZOA
    Stuart Meyers; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Mathematical modeling will then be used to construct optimized cryopreservation protocols. ..
  10. Characterization of Hematopoietic Stem Cells
    Abba Zubair; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The overall goal of my studies is to improve the long-term clinical results of autologous HSCT in patients with hematological malignancies. ..
  11. Experimental Uveal Melanoma and Ocular Immune Privilege
    KYLE MCKENNA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Bilirubin-induced Auditory Neuropathy in Preterms
    SANJIV AMIN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Bio-MicroElectroMechanical Systems Resource Center
    Mehmet Toner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, the proposed Resource Center is exceedingly well poised to disseminate the tools of microfabrication to the biomedical community. ..
  14. Mechanisms of Immune Evasion by Ocular Tumors
    Kyle C McKenna; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding the contribution of myeloid cells to immune suppression and tumor growth may lead to the development of immunotherapies that promote tumor elimination in the eye and prevent metastasis. ..