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Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, Volume: 66, Published: 2023
  • Macronutrients of Brown and Green Water Types of BFT Systems May Behave Differently During Recirculation in Saline Aquaponics Article - Agriculture, Agribusiness And Biotechnology

    Doncato, Kennia Brum; Costa, César Serra Bonifácio

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Brown and green waters of BFT systems had different nutrient compositions. Reduction of 28-72% (nitrate and potassium) after recirculation of brown water. Green water recirculation increased nitrate and nitrite concentrations.
  • Propagation of Cunila galioides Benth.: a Medicinal and Aromatic Species Native to South Brazil Article - Agriculture, Agribusiness And Biotechnology

    Pauletti, Gabriel Fernandes; Silvestre, Wendel Paulo; Rota, Luciana Duarte; Barros, Ingrid Bergman Inchausti de; Echeverrigaray, Sergio

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Methods to carry out the vegetative and sexual propagation of C. galioides were investigated. Cuttings can be used in vegetative propagation without the use of growth regulators. Gibberellic acid and potassium nitrate increased the germination percentage of the seeds. Seeds treated with gibberellic acid germinated earlier than the other treatments.
  • Use of Nutshells Wastes in the Production of Lignocellulolytic Enzymes by White-Rot Fungi Article - Agriculture, Agribusiness And Biotechnology

    Ibarra-Islas, Adriana; Hernández, Jazmín Edith Méndez; Armenta, Silvia; López, Josefa Espitia; López, Paul Misael Garza; León, Sergio Hernández; Arce-Cervantes, Oscar

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS • Nutshells and pine needles are potential substrates for solid-state fermentation. • G. lucidum was able to use nutshells and pine need as substrates for growing. • G. lucidum produced the highest yield of lignocellulolytic enzymes. • L. edodes and P. ostreatus produce cellulases and xylanases less efficiently that G. lucidum.
  • Molecular Analysis of the Genes Responsible for Catalysing Intracellular Steps of Aurofusarin Biosynthesis in Fusarium culmorum Article - Agriculture, Agribusiness And Biotechnology

    Gazdağlı, Aylin; Baştemur, Gizem Yıldırım; Yörük, Emre; Özkorucuklu, Sabriye Perçin; Albayrak, Gülruh

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS • Molecular analysis of aurofusarin biosynthesis in F. culmorum. • Mycelial pigmentation depending on gene expression and aurofusarin accumulation. • Pigmentation variations depending on growth phase.
  • Electrical Conductivity and Nitrogen:Potassium Ratios from Nutrigation in the Quality of Zucchini Fruits Article - Agriculture, Agribusiness And Biotechnology

    Pacheco, Adriano Bicioni; Duarte, Sergio Nascimento; Charles, Thaís da Silva; Nascimento, Jéssica Garcia; Simões, Ana Laura Toledo; Campos Júnior, José Eustáquio; Almeida, Alex Nunes de; Ricardo, Hugo de Carvalho; Lopes, Tárcio Rocha; Jesus, Fernanda Lamede Ferreira de; Lisboa, Cristiane Fernandes

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Electrical conductivity (EC) and N:K ratios modify zucchini fruit size. Organoleptic characteristics of zucchini fruits increase with EC. Total dry mass production of plants showed interaction between N:K ratio and EC.
  • Pigeonpea Apical Dominance is Controlled for Optimum Yield via Nipping and Planting Distance Article- Agriculture, Agribusiness And Biotechnology

    Giri, Milind Dattatraya; Patke, Nitin Kashiram; Ingle, Yogesh Vitthalrao

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Nipping and closer planting enhanced the pigeonpea yield. Delayed nipping had no yield advantage.
  • Effect of Habrobracon hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) Release on Moth Infestation in Stored Tobacco Article - Agriculture, Agribusiness And Biotechnology

    Pezzini, Cleder; Zilch, Kássia Cristina Freire; Jahnke, Simone Mundstock; Köhler, Andreas

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The H. hebetor parasitoid is effective to control the population of Ephestia spp. The potential of H. hebetor in stored tobacco is recorded for the first time in Brazil. H. hebetor can be part of an integrated pest management program in stored tobacco.
  • Nitrogen Metabolism in Coffee Plants Subjected to Water Deficit and Nitrate Doses Article - Agriculture, Agribusiness And Biotechnology

    Rocha, Brunno César Pereira; Martinez, Hermínia Emília Prieto; Ribeiro, Cléberson; Brito, Danielle Santos

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS In N-sufficient plants, water deficit reduces leaf NR activity, but increases leaf GS activity. In N-deficient plants, water deficit do not affect leaf NR activity, but increases leaf GS activity. Under water deficit young coffee-plants increase the content of proline in the roots. Good N nutrition increases amino acids and proteins in leaves of coffee under water deficit.
  • Biocontrol of Tomato Mosaic Disease by Multiple Applications of Brown Alga (Sargassum angustifolium) Extract, Pseudomonas fluorescens, and Bacillus subtilis Article - Agriculture, Agribusiness And Biotechnology

    Monjezi, Elahe; Aeini*, Milad; Tabein, Saeid; Parizipour, Mohamad Hamed Ghodoum

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The combination of PGPR and brown alga promotes tomato growth and, consequently, improves the host tolerance to mosaic disease. ELISA extinction values (OD 405 ) were the lowest when Pf+Bs+Sa was applied to the rhizosphere of tomato plants. Chlorophyll content was the highest in Pf+Bs+Sa treated plants. The results of the current research open a new horizon of PGPR-algae interactions.
  • Comparison of Short-Term Physiological and Biochemical Effects of Drought Stress on Two Wheat Cultivars Article - Agriculture, Agribusiness And Biotechnology

    Yılmaz, Pınar; Babat, Ceylan Fidan; Yılmaz, Can

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Proline is 2.5 times higher in Bejostaja-1 with respect to Tosunbey at the highest PEG-6000 concentration The GSH pool is 10 times, total GST activity is 3 times higher in Bejostaja-1 at severe drought Bezostaja-1's protein profile changed dramatically, especially at peak drought pressure GSH, GST activity and protein profile are useful for evaluating drought resistance.
  • The Effects of Dietary Wheat and Corn Glutens on the Histopathological and Immunohistochemical Structure of the Ovarian Tissue and Serum and Ovarian Tissue LH and FSH Levels and Lipid Profiles in Rats Article - Human And Animal Health

    İmik, Halit; Kapakin, Kübra Asena Terim; Karabulutlu, Özlem; Gümüş, Recep; Çomaklı, Selim; Özkaraca, Mustafa

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The cereals are a significant food source for both humans and animals. The balanced nutrition is critical to the development of the reproductive system. The serum lipid profile is critical to the development of multiple diseases. Dietary gluten has effects on the immunohistochemical structure of the ovarian tissue.
  • Decellularized Wharton’s Jelly: Biomaterial Potential for Regenerative Medicine Applications - A Mini-Review Review - Human And Animal Health

    Gamba, Luize Kremer; Ribeiro, Victoria Stadler Tasca; Simeoni, Rossana Baggio; Gamba, Laiza Kremer; Graf, Elis Cristine Bevian; Denk, Marcos Antônio; Almeida, Meila Bastos de; Simeoni, Paulo Ricardo Baggio; Barbosa, Carlos de Almeida; Francisco, Julio Cesar; Guarita-Souza, Luiz Cesar

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Wharton’s Jelly (WJ) can stimulate cellular response. WJ promotes cell proliferation, adhesion, differentiation, and migration. WJ 3D printing scaffold can increase the healing tissue potential. WJ contains a variety of growth factors that promote tissue regeneration.
  • Fuzzy Modelling on the Evolution of COVID-19 Epidemic under the Effects of Intervention Measures Article - Human And Animal Health

    Bressan, Glaucia Maria; Stiegelmeier, Elenice Weber

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The fuzzy approach shows that intervention measures impede the spread of COVID-19. Even with the vaccine, the infection rate could be worse if safety measures are to be weakened. Results assists government decision making in order to minimize the spread of the pandemic. Physical distancing measures together with vaccines can contain the resurgences of the disease.
  • Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium Complex by a Multiplex PCR Article - Human And Animal Health

    Souza, Mariana Quaresma de; Busatto, Caroline; Reis, Ana Julia; Groll, Andrea von; Silva, Pedro Eduardo Almeida da; Ramis, Ivy Bastos

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS A multiplex PCR to identifying mycobacteria of medical interest was evaluated. Mycobacterium tuberculosis can be differentiated from other mycobacteria with the assay. The assay showed high sensitivity and specificity in detecting the M. avium complex.
  • The Effect of Vitamin C on Blood Lymphocytes of American Mink (Neovison Vison): Variation with Sex and Genotype Article - Human And Animal Health

    Kizhina, Aleksandra; Ilyukha, Viktor; Rossinskaya, Raisa

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Vitamin C supplementation influences lymphocyte proliferation. Mutations associated with fur color affect the morphology of leukocytes. Morphometry of lymphocytes is method for assessing their development.
  • The Potential Protective Role of Neoeriocitrin in a Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Model in INS-1E Pancreatic ß-Cells Article - Human And Animal Health

    Aldemir, Eymen Ece; Selmanoğlu, Güldeniz; Karacaoğlu, Elif

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The potential protective effect of Neo in the STZ-induced damage in INS-1E cells was evaluated. The protective role of Neo on cell viability and reactive oxygen species formation were evaluated. Neo prevented ROS formation and elevated insulin levels in high glucose conditions. Pretreatment of Neo might be a candidate agent to prevent ROS in STZ-induced diabetes.
  • Development of Facial Cosmetic Formulations Using Microbial Levan in Association with Plant-Derived Compounds Using Simple Lattice Design Article - Human And Animal Health

    Helenas, Júlia Klarosk; Bersaneti, Gabrielly Terassi; Silva, Reginara Teixeira da; Bigotto, Briani Gisele; Lonni, Audrey Alesandra Stinghen Garcia; Borsato, Dionísio; Baldo, Cristiani; Celligoi, Maria Antonia Pedrine Colabone

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS A levan-based formulation composed of Aloe vera and avocado oil was development. Biocosmetic showed antioxidant activity, retention capacity and good spreadability. Levan-based formulation was efficiently modeled within the simplex design space. Cosmetic formulations showed great stability and pH compatible with skin.
  • Dose and Time-Dependent Effects of Caffeine on Cardiovascular Changes Induced by Adenosine Article - Human And Animal Health

    Albino, Lucas Braga; Sordi, Regina; Oliveira, Junior Garcia de; Fernandes, Daniel

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS • Adenosine induces a reduction in blood pressure, heart rate and renal blood flow. • Caffeine (30 mg/kg) blocked all the cardiovascular changes induced by adenosine. • The effect of caffeine lasts for 4 hours.
  • Essential Oil of Lippia alba Protects Against Ischemic-Reperfusion Acute Kidney Injury Article - Human And Animal Health

    Cavalcanti, Mariana Maciel; Sampaio, Tiago Lima; Lima, Dânya Bandeira; Costa, Marcus Felipe Bezerra da; Azevedo, Isabella Evelyn Prado de; Monteiro, Marilia Lopes; Evangelista, Janaina Serra Azul Monteiro; Bandeira, Mary Anne Medeiros; Martins, Alice Maria Costa

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Essential Oil of Lippia alba treatment reverted ischemia-induced biochemical alterations. Essential Oil of Lippia alba treatment ameliorated renal morphological alterations. Essential Oil of Lippia alba decreased oxidative stress in renal tissue. Essential Oil of Lippia alba reversed the ischemic damage on tubular cells.
  • Effect of Fluoxymesterone on Sex Proportion and Growth Performance of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.). Article - Human And Animal Health

    Ramírez-Ochoa, José Manuel; Moreno-Fernández, Sofia Michelle; Juárez-Barrientos, José Manuel; Alcántar-Vázquez, Juan Pablo; Valenzuela-Jiménez, Nicolás; Moreno-de la Torre, Raúl

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Fluoxymesterone is ineffective at a low concentration six days after hatching. Growth is not promoted by feeding the fry with fluoxymesterone. Survival is not negatively affected by fluoxymesterone.
  • New Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Detection Method from Human Nucleic Acid Sequences Using Capsule Networks Article - Human And Animal Health

    Das, Bihter; Toraman, Suat

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS DNA genome sequences of 10 different races are compared. Covid-19 nucleic acid sequences are digitized by Entropy based mapping technique. The digitized Covid-19 nucleic acid sequences are classified by the capsule networks.
  • A Theoretical Essay on Interactions of SARS-CoV-2 Infection with Chronic Obesity Inflammation: an Application of Theoretical Knockouts Article - Human And Animal Health

    Favero, Giovani Marino; Mascarenhas, Luis Paulo Gomes; Furmann, Meirielly; Oliveira, Felipe Leite de; Saffi Junior, Mario Cezar; Berton, Juliana; Miranda, Pedro Jeferson

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Obesity inflammation and covid-19. Double inflammation crosstalk interactions. Inflammation network in covid-19.
  • Protective Effects of Aloe Vera Extract Administiration against Trifluralin in Drosophila melanogaster with Various Parameters Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Çeliktaş-Köstekçi, Özge; Zemheri-Navruz, Fahriye

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The longevity of the female and male Drosophila melanogaster is improved at doses given Aloe vera. Trifluralin has been observed to cause DNA damage, while Aloe vera has been shown to reduce the DNA damage. Trifluralin reduced larval survival rate, Aloe vera increased larval survival rate at high concentration.
  • Paranaguá Estuarine Complex Diatoms: Morphology and Molecular Taxonomy Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Rampinelli, Viviane de Fátima Moura Aguillar; Conceição, Daniele; Santos, Beatriz; Marra, Raquel; Passos, Matheus Felipe; Petersen, Rodolfo; Vargas, José Viriato Coelho; Galli-Terasawa, Lygia Vitória; Savi, Daiani; Ludwig, Thelma Alvim Veiga; Ferreira, Paula Carolina; Kava, Vanessa

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Species identification by morphological and molecular analyses The first rbcL sequence report for Navicula pseudoantonii First record of Navicula pseudoantonii in the American continent
  • Friable Calluses of a Brazilian Peanut Cultivar Increased Cytotoxic Activity against K562 Human Leukemia Cells Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Casimiro, Gabriel; Sousa-Machado, Isabela Brandão; Garcia, Renata de Oliveira; Pacheco, Georgia; Leal, Nathália Felizardo; Sabino, Kátia Costa de Carvalho; Moreira, Davyson; Justo, Graça; Mansur, Elisabeth

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Trans-resveratrol was detected in all extracts from in vivo plants. Other compounds displayed UV spectrum compatible with phenolic compounds. Cultivar IAC886 calluses extract showed highest cytotoxic activity by MTT assay. Brazilian peanut cultivars tested varied in composition and cytotoxic activities.
  • Bioprospecting the Cerrado’s Aromatic Flora: Chemical and Biological Studies of Three Essential Oils Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Rodrigues, Gardênia Barbosa Carrijo; Fernandes, Cassia Cristina; Marcionilio, Suzana Maria Loures de Oliveira; Martins, Carlos Henrique Gomes; Pedroso, Reginaldo dos Santos; Santiago, Mariana Brentini; Oliveira, Thaís Aparecida Santos; Costa, Maria Paula Previdente; Crotti, Antônio Eduardo Miller; Miranda, Mayker Lazaro Dantas

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The sesquiterpene germacrene D was the major constituent in the three EOs under investigation. EO from Campomanesia adamantium was considered active against Malassezia furfur. All EOs exhibited in vitro anti-inflammatory activity by the chemotaxis model. The most abundant metabolite class of all EOs under study was formed by sesquiterpene hydrocarbons.
  • Brazilian Berry Extract Chemopreventive Action: Hormone Receptors as a Target to Mitigate Aging Prostatic Disorders. Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Longo, Marjorie Barcha; Lamas, Celina de Almeida; Rossetto, Isabela Urra; Nogueira-Lima, Ellen; Collares-Busatto, Carla Beatriz; Maróstica Junior, Mário Roberto; Quitete, Valéria Helena Alves Cagnon

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Brazilian berry mitigate the disorder onset in prostate of senile/high-fat mice. Brazilian berry reduced AR/ERα/IGFR-1 labeling in prostate of senile/high-fat mice. Brazilian berry preventive effect increases according to the prostatic damages rise.
  • The Effect of High-intensity Interval Training and L-carnitine on the Expression of Genes Involved in Lipid and Glucose Metabolism in the Liver of Wistar Rats Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Shahouzehi, Beydolah; Masoumi-Ardakani, Yaser; Nazari-Robati, Mahdieh; Aminizadeh, Soheil

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS L-carnitine supplementation and performing High-intensity interval training (HIIT) showed beneficial effects in rats. L-carnitine + HIIT reduced lipogenic genes expression. The combination of L-carnitine and HIIT caused a significant weight control in rats.
  • Effect of Exogenous Application of Tryptophan and Methyl Jasmonate on Some Metabolites and Antioxidant Activities of Feverfew Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Türk, Merve Aslan; Yıldırım, Emel Dıraz

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Active metabolites of T. parthenium were affected by TRP and MeJA treatments MeJA application enhanced the SER level in the flowering period TRP application enhanced SER and MEL levels in the flowering period TRP and MeJA treatments did not positively affect PRT amount.
  • Penicillium citreosulfuratum Isolated from Corroded Parts of a Hydroelectric Power Plant: Characterization and Control with Essential Oils Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Castro, Fausto Fernandes de; Pereira, José Roberto Dias; Bezerra, Roberto Messias; Kanzaki, Isamu; Barbosa-Tessmann, Ione Parra; Diniz, Sergio Paulo Severo de Souza

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS • A strain of Penicillium citreosulfuratum was isolated from corroded metal. • The fungus formed biofilm on the surface of aluminum wire. • This strain grew in the presence of 50 mM Al3+ in liquid medium. • Thyme, oregano, and melaleuca essential oils inhibited this strain growth.
  • In Vitro Culture and Multipotency Evaluation of Broiler Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Ma, Caiyun; Liu, Gaofeng; Wang, Chunjing; Guo, Yu; Guan, Weijun; Liu, Changqing; Wen, Hebao

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Broiler-derived UMSCs line was successfully isolated for the first time. UMSCs possessed stemness characteristics, such as hereditary stability, self-renewal ability, and expression of specific markers. UMSCs possessed multilineage potential and could be differentiated into cells of three layers.
  • Chemical Profile of Essential Oil, Extracts and Fractions of Eugenia pyriformis Cambess. and its Antioxidant, Cytotoxic and Allelopathic Activities Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Armstrong, Lorene; Merino, Francis José Zortéa; Miguel, Marilis Dallarmi; Lordello, Ana Luisa Lacava; Miguel, Obdulio Gomes

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Eugenia pyriformis essential oil (EO) of the leaf contains linalol, terpinen-4-ol; 2-carene; The extract showed β-amiryn (1) and the porphyrin derivatives; The extracts of the leaf and stem showed antioxidant activity; The hexane extract of the stem showed allelopathic activity.
  • Composition and Anti-ulcer Activity of the Essential Oil from Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium in Rodents Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Li, Qingyao; Lu, Ting; Chen, Xiaoyan; Chu, Hongbiao

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The major components of the essential oil of Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium (EOC) are d-limonene (92.3%) and β-Myrcene (1.3%). EOC protects against gastric mucosal lesions induced by HCl/EtOH and indomethacin. EOC heals acetic acid-induced gastric ulcer. EOC preserves antioxidant enzyme and reduces oxidative stress in gastric mucosa.
  • The Zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a Model for Studying Voluntary Physical Exercise and its Effects on Behavior and Metabolism Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Martins, Moises Silvestre de Azevedo; Carneiro, William Franco; Virote, Bárbara do Carmo Rodrigues; Vianna, André Rodrigues da Cunha Barreto; Murgas, Luis David Solis

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The proposed voluntary physical exercise model does not cause stress in zebrafish. The zebrafish in the light period voluntarily chooses to frequent areas with faster water. The animals in the VPE group showed a higher maximum acceleration and speed during the locomotion test.
  • Cytogenetic Markers Reinforce the Redescription of the Armored Pleco Hypostomus spiniger (Loricariidae - Hypostominae), an Endemic Species in the Uruguay River Basin and Patos Lagoon System Article - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Takagui, Fabio Hiroshi; Rubert, Marceléia; Dionisio, Jaqueline Fernanda; Baumgärtner, Lucas; Cardoso, Yamila Paula; Jerep, Fernando Camargo; Giuliano-Caetano, Lucia

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Determination of chromosomal characters with cytotaxonomic value. Cytogenetic analyzes are important in the diagnosis of Hypostomus species. The cytogenetic reinforces the valid status of Hypostomus spiniger.
  • Determination of the Antimicrobial, Antioxidant Activities and Fatty Acid Composition of Peganum harmala Seed Article- Biological And Applied Sciences

    Kaya, Elife; Akbas, Perihan

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS S. aureus, E. coli, Y. enterocolitica bacteria showed the highest antimicrobial effect. The antioxidant activities were investigated four different extracts prepared with solvents of different polarities. Fatty acid content was analyzed by GC-FID. Linoleic acid was the most abundant fatty acid detected.
  • Green Banana Flour Technology: from Raw Material to Sensory Acceptance of Products Made with Green Banana Flour in the Brazilian Scenario Article - Food/feed Science And Technology

    Cândido, Hebert Teixeira; Marzullo, Yasmine Ohanna Toledo; Leonel, Magali

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS In Brazil, many banana cultivars can be used in the making of flour. Flours can be prepared from the pulp, peel, or whole (pulp and peel). Staged I and II of maturation should be prioritized due to starch content. The sensory analysis supports the possibility of industrial use of flours.
  • Analysing Canonical Correlation of BBD-RSM Optimized Process Parameters for the Development of Spinach-Lemon-Tulsi Beverage Article - Food/feed Science And Technology

    Abrol, Ghan Shyam; Kumar, Ashwani; Pal, Ranjit; Singh, Amit Kumar; Sharma, Priyanka; Sharma, Gaurav

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The process parameters was standardized for blanching time, L-ascorbic acid and lemon juice using BBD RSM. Canonical Correlation Analysis (CCA) was done to see the effect of variables on the product quality. Physiochemical and antioxidant properties of all the runs were studied and presented in the paper. Numerical optimization of Beverage was carried out for recommendation to the end users.
  • Improvement of Functional and Nutritional Properties of Extruded Snacks with the Utilization of Red Dog Flour Article - Food/feed Science And Technology

    Şahin, Nazlı; Bilgiçli, Nermin; Sayaslan, Abdulvahit

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS • Extruded corn snacks (ECS) were developed with red dog flour (RDF), rich in ash, protein, dietary fiberand bioactive component. • The best-optimized corn snack wasdetermined with a 20% RDF ratio. • The addition of the RDF increased the nutritional and functional properties of ECS. • Extrusion greatly reduced the phytic acid content of ECS containing RDF.
  • A Novel High-Resolution Melting Method for Detection of Adulteration on Pistachio (Pistacia vera L.) Article - Food/feed Science And Technology

    Ay, Neslihan; Hürkan, Kaan

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Adulteration of pistachio products with green pea is common due to price issues. We identified the presence of green pea down to 0.1% with the developed protocol. HRM is fast and precise for testing the authenticity of powdered pistachio.
  • Evaluating How the Social Restriction, the Government Response, the Health, and Economic Indices Affected the Prediction of the Number of Deaths Provoked by COVID-19 in Brazil Using Classical Statistical and Machine Learning Models Article - Engineering, Technology And Techniques

    Provenza, Marcello Montillo; Luna, Aderval Severino; Xavier, Vinicius Layter

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Thirty statistical and machine learning models have been used to predict COVID-19 in Brazil. Each model has been trained and tested 266 times. The time series of accumulated deaths produces better estimates than daily deaths. The Cubist nonlinear regression model provides better predictions of accumulated deaths.
  • Isotropic Irradiation Model from Atmospheric Discharges Using Local Atmospheric Electric Field Data Article - Engineering, Technology And Techniques

    Heilmann, Armando; Ramos, Lucas Filus; Dartora, César Augusto; Adams, Augusto Mathias

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Free-space communication theory using an antenna located on the Earth's surface. VLF spectrum represents about 59% of correlation with the free space electric field. The EIRP has a result of ~26% for the value between 1000-2000 W.
  • Off-grid Photovoltaic Systems Implementation for Electrification of Remote Areas: Experiences and Lessons Learned in the Pantanal Sul-Mato-Grossense Region of Brazil Article - Engineering, Technology And Techniques

    Segura-Salas, Cresencio Silvio; Silva, Kiane Alves e; Gonçalves, Antônio Mauricio de Matos; Nascimento, Heber Henrique Selvo do

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The lack of national standards difficulties the electrification of remote areas. Logistic planning and design resulted in the most critical phases. Simplified commissioning methods proved needed to expedite the SPSs installation. Short-term advantage of Lithium-ion based batteries over lead-based ones to facilitate remote areas PV system implementation.
  • Epigenomics Scientific Big Data Workflow Scheduling for Cancer Diagnosis in Health Care Using Heterogeneous Computing Environment Article - Engineering, Technology And Techniques

    Ahmad, Wakar; Alam, Bashir; Sharma, Swati; Kushwaha, Arvinda

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Analysis of different scheduling techniques for Epigenomics computation. An efficient algorithm that minimize computation time of Epigenomics Application. Performance analysis in High Performance Computing (HPC) environment. Shows better performance over state-of-art algorithms.
  • A Data-driven Robust Model for Day-ahead Operation Planning of Microgrids Considering Distributed Energy Resources and Demand Response Article - Engineering, Technology And Techniques

    Lara Filho, Mauro Obladen de; Pinto, Rafael Silva; Aquino, Cyntia Cristinne Corrêa Baia de; Unsihuay-Vila, Clodomiro; Tabarro, Fabricio H.

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Novel data-driven approach to uncertainties in microgrid resources Faster convergence that stochastic optimization Reduced conservativeness compared to robust optimization Microgrid system with comprehensive selection of distributed energy resources
  • Optimization and Validation of Model Predictive Controller (MPC) Approach for Wind Turbine Energy System in Domestic Loads Article - Engineering, Technology And Techniques

    Muniraj, Murali; Ramaswamy, Arulmozhiyal

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS A novel MPC controller for Wind turbine system (WTS) is proposed to control the turbine actuation system using intelligent fuzzy logic. The controller proposed with the small actuator that defines with WTS will tackle losses associated during operation and rotation of WTS. The simulation outcomes suggest the proposed controller and further reduce ripples with various operating ranges in domestic loads holds better results compare to conventional one. Insert a highlight no longer than 85 characters.
  • Comparisons between Brazilian-Germany Legal Framework about in Mini and Microgeneration Regulatory Policies Article - Engineering, Technology And Techniques

    Torres, Ricardo Silva; Haddad, Jamil; Andrade, Gilberto Capistrano Cunha de; Santos, Afonso Henriques Moreira; Rennó, Peter Luiz Pereira

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Mini and microgeneration Brazilian market Brazil micro and mini generation legal framework. Comparison between Brazil and Germany regulation. Suggestion for Brazil’s regulation.
  • MRI Brain Tumor Classification Using a Hybrid VGG16-NADE Model Article - Engineering, Technology And Techniques

    Sowrirajan, Saran Raj; Balasubramanian, Surendiran; Raj, Raja Soosaimarian Peter

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Proposed a hybrid VGG16_NADE model Additional evaluation metrics such as the macro-F1 and weighted F1 values Offering enhanced performance to handle problems such as identifying leaf disease and damaged paddy seeds.
  • Complementarity Between Renewable Energy Sources and Regions - Brazilian Case Article - Engineering, Technology And Techniques

    Luz, Thiago José da; Vila, Clodomiro Unsihuay; Aoki, Alexandre Rasi

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The Brazilian complementarity between renewable sources and region is characterized. A model for assessing complementarity between renewable sources is proposed. A Pearson’s correlation matrix is presented. A scenario 100% renewable for the Brazilian in 2050 is presented. The seasonality complementarity reduced the demand for water storage.
  • Synthesis and Characterization of New Modified Poly(vinyl chloride) Polymers and Study of their Photodegradation under Irradiation with Ultra-Violet Radiation Article - Engineering, Technology And Techniques

    Kareem, Mohanad Mousa; Alrazzak, Nour Abd; Aowda, Saadon Abdulla; Lafta, Abbas Jasim Atiyah; Mohammed, Faris Hamood; Jabir, Majid Sakhi

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The Photostability of modified PVC polymer was investigated under irradiation with UV radiation.
  • Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Community Structure Affected by Chromium Contamination in the Monte Alegre Stream (SP): a Historical Comparative Case Study) Article - Engineering, Technology And Techniques

    Silva, Bruna Nayara Cardoso; Corbi, Juliano José

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS We evaluated the influence of chromium contamination on water quality in ten years. Aquatic macroinvertebrate community structure was influenced by land use. The area impacted by chromium showed lower macroinvertebrate richness and diversity. There were better environmental conditions in 2007 when compared to 2017.
  • Impacts of Stress Caused by Copper Sulfate (CuSO4) on the Genome of the Tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum): Quantification of Rex1 and Heterochromatic Profile Article - Environmental Sciences

    Silva, Hallana Cristina Menezes da; Ribeiro, Leila Braga; Mota, Adolfo José da; Feldberg, Eliana; Matoso, Daniele Aparecida

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Retrotransposable elements can respond to environmental stress. Cooper sulfate can activate retrotransposon Rex1 within 72h of exposure. Rex1 copy number is higher in exposed animals. The heterochromatin profile was different in exposed animals.
  • Silvopastoral Systems Ecological Strategy for Decreases C Footprint in Livestock Systems of Piedmont (Meta), Colombia Article - Environmental Sciences

    Parra, Amanda Silva; Ramirez, Dayra Yisel García; Martínez, Edgar Alejo

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Soil and Biomass C sequestration are agricultural practices to mitigate GHG emissions Carbon footprint is use as indicator for livestock systems efficiency. Silvopastoral systems cause lower CF per LW. Degraded pasture cause higher CF per LW.
  • Development of Adsorbent Materials Using Residue from Coffee Industry and Application in Food dye Adsorption Processes Article - Environmental Sciences

    Castro, Luiz Eduardo Nochi de; Battocchio, Débora Alessandra Jones; Ribeiro, Leomara Floriano; Colpini, Leda Maria Saragiotto

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The adsorbent activated with H2PO4 removed around 100% of Ponceau 4R dye. The increase in temperature influenced the increase in maximum adsorptive capacity. Langmuir's isotherm was better suited to the experimental data of the Ponceau 4R dye.
  • Effect of Spent Mushroom Substrate on Azo Dye Removal and Effluent Treatment Article - Environmental Sciences

    Schallemberger, Juliana Barden; Libardi, Nelson; Puerari, Rodrigo Costa; Matias, William Gerson; Nagel-Hassemer, Maria Eliza

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS SMS was applied to remove the mixture of two dyes in textile effluent. The best conditions of pH, temperature and SMS concentration were determined. The process resulted in color removal, but increased other parameters The treatment did not increase the toxicity.
  • Evaluating of BTX Removal of Water Contaminated with Gasoline by Fenton Process: Chemical and Ecotoxicity Analysis Article - Environmental Sciences

    Benetti, Caroline Nocêra; Paula, Vinicius de Carvalho Soares de; Freitas, Adriane Martins de; Sauer, Elenise; Weinert, Patrícia Los; Tiburtius, Elaine Regina Lopes

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS The Fenton process was efficient on gasoline degradation (>99% at 90 min). Significant removal of DOC (80 ± 2%) at 120 min. Daphnia magna showed the toxicity of by products at 120 min of reaction.
  • Variation of USLE-K Soil Erodibility Factor and Its Estimation with Artificial Neural Network Approach in Semi-humid Environmental Condition Article - Environmental Sciences

    Pacci, Sena; Safli, Muhammet Emin; Odabas, Mehmet Serhat; Dengiz, Orhan

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Neural network technique uses extensively in soil science. The K-factor, which has a direct effect on the erosion susceptibility of soils, was calculated.
  • Brief Review on Piper aduncum L., its Bioactive Metabolites and its Potential to Develop Bioproducts Review - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Morais, Valdenir Pereira; Cabral, Fabisleine Vieira; Fernandes, Cassia Cristina; Miranda, Mayker Lazaro Dantas

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS Piper aduncum L., which belongs to the Piperaceae family, is native to the Amazon region, Brazil. Extracts, essential oils (EOs) and compounds isolated from this species have exhibited remarkable biological activities. Its major chemical constituent is definitely dillapiole, an arylpropanoid.
  • TGF-β Superfamily: an Overview of Amh Signaling into Sex Determination and Differentiation in Fish Review - Biological And Applied Sciences

    Oliveira, Marcos Antonio de; Silva Filho, Amorésio Souza; Araújo, Fabrício Eugênio

    Abstract in English:

    HIGHLIGHTS TGF-β superfamily members is crucial for cell differentiation and proliferation. TGF-β superfamily signaling are important to several biological system and the lack of these signaling can leads a several disorders and dysregulation of the tissue survive. Amh signaling have an important role during gonadal development in teleost fish.
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