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Conspecific pheromone extracts enhance entomopathogenic infectivity

, two aspects of EPN biology that contribute significantly to biocontrol efficacy include nematode dispersal and infectivity. Prior research indicates that certain substances within EPN-infected hosts enhance nematode dispersal (Shapiro and Glazer, 1996). Furthermore, EPN-infected host substances enhance nematode infectivity, i.e. the propensity to invade the host (Shapiro and Lewis, 1999). Dispersal-inducing compounds in steinernematid nematodes were later described as specific ascaroside

David I. Shapiro-Ilan, Fatma Kaplan, Camila Oliveira-Hofman, Paul Schliekelman, Hans T. Alborn, Edwin E. Lewis

Journal of Nematology, Volume 51 , 1–5

Research Article

Survival and Infectivity of Entomopathogenic Nematodes Formulated in Sodium Alginate Beads

An alternative control method to the use of chemical insecticides against soil dwelling insect pests is the application of entomopathogenic nematodes formulated in alginate beads for enhanced shelf life. The aim was to compare the benefit on nematode survival and infectivity of: (i) pre-conditioning of juveniles, and (ii) coating of alginate beads. The nematodes Steinernema glaseri, Steinernema carpocapsae, and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora were reproduced in last instar larvae of the wax moth

Jaime Ruiz-Vega, Carlos I. Cortés-Martínez, Cipriano García-Gutiérrez

Journal of Nematology, Volume 50 , ISSUE 3, 273–280


The impact of chemical nematicides on entomopathogenic nematode survival and infectivity

EPN species like H. bacteriophora and S. carpocapsae (Browning et al., 2004; Glazer et al., 1997; Hara and Kaya, 1982; Rovesti et al., 1988, Rovesti and Deseo, 1990). These studies mostly aimed to assess the compatibility of these compounds with EPNs based on the survival and infectivity of IJs. There, however, is a need to expand on the diversity of nematicides that are tested for impact on EPN, and their effects on the penetration efficacy and reproductive capacity; chemotaxis and longer-term

Mustapha Touray, Harun Cimen, Sebnem H. Gulsen, Derya Ulug, Dolunay Erdogus, David Shapiro-Ilan, Selcuk Hazir

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–17


Meloidogyne enterolobii egg extraction in NaOCl versus infectivity of inoculum on cucumber

Barker, 1973). However, it was also suggested that 0.53% NaOCl caused a hatching delay and therefore, a lower infectivity (19.8%) when compared with intact egg masses (51.4%) (Vrain, 1977). Similarly, egg viability from dissolved egg masses in 1.0% NaOCl has been described as significantly lower (12%) when compared with viability from egg masses in water (58%) (Di Vito et al., 1986). Afterward, a comparison between stirring and grinding of 1.5 g of tomato and soybean roots (2.5-cm pieces) in NaOCl

Guillermo Gómez-González, Isabel Cruz-Lachica, Isidro Márquez-Zequera, José Benigno Valdez-Torres, Juan Manuel Tovar-Pedraza, Luis Alfredo Osuna-García, Raymundo Saúl García-Estrada

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–8


Campylobacter fetus is Internalized by Bovine Endometrial Epithelial Cells


Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 68 , ISSUE 2, 217–224


Hepatitis B Virus: From Diagnosis to Treatment

quantification. HBV DNA quantification. HBV DNA by NAT is used to determine the infectivity of individuals and infectivity of HBsAg positive pregnant women to prevent mother to child transmission risk and reach a decision whether to treat diseases. The HBV DNA measurement with molecular technologies enables early detection of people at risk before HBsAg emerges and rules out OBI (Aghasadeghi et al. 2020). The testing of HBV DNA is also used to monitor the treatment response in CHB patients (WHO 2017b). The


Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 69 , ISSUE 4, 391–399


Xanthosoma sagittifolium is resistant to Meloidogyne spp. and controls Meloidogyne enterolobii by soil biofumigation

their root weight. Some plant VOCs have the potential to interfere with infectivity and reproduction of root-knot nematode, reducing theirs galls and eggs (Kihika et al., 2017; Jardim et al., 2018; Gomes et al., 2020; Silva et al., 2020a; Silva et al., 2020b) and in this work, the same effect is observed. Brassicas can be used in biofumigation as a feasible practice to reduce plant-parasite nematodes in crop fields (Ploeg, 2008; Lord et al., 2011; Chetia et al., 2019). However, further studies are

Vanessa Alves Gomes, Fabíola de Jesus Silva, Eunice Maria Baquião, Luana Viana Faria, Júlio César Antunes Ferreira, Marcio Pozzobon Pedroso, Fernando Broetto, Silvia Renata Siciliano Wilcken

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–12

Research Article

Biological characterization of the entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema innovationi: a South African isolate

Entomopathogenic nematode species perform differently under different environmental conditions; therefore, the authors investigated the biological and environmental characteristics that could optimize performance of Steinernema innovationi. The authors studied the effect of temperature on infectivity and reproduction, the foraging behavior and host range. Thermal activity was optimal between 22 and 25°C. Highest infective juvenile (IJ) yields in last instar Galleria mellonella were observed at

Tshimangadzo Ramakuwela, Justin Hatting, Mark D. Laing, Nicolene Thiebaut, Selcuk Hazir

Journal of Nematology, Volume 50 , ISSUE 4, 1–10


Evaluation of fluopyram for the control of Ditylenchus dipsaci in sugar beet

. dipsaci development. Consequently, nematode populations were low and did not lead to any damage symptoms. Therefore, we did not use the data for the year 2017. Statistical analysis Data for nematode motility, infectivity (D. dipsaci/seedling), reproduction under glasshouse conditions (D. dipsaci/plant 50 dpi), soil populations (Pf/(Pi + 1)), reproduction in the field (D. dipsaci/100 g beet crown tissue), and root rot symptoms were tested for normality (Shapiro-Wilk normality test) and homogeneity of

Alan Storelli, Andreas Keiser, Reinhard Eder, Samuel Jenni, Sebastian Kiewnick

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–10


Performance of entomopathogenic nematodes on the mealybug, Dysmicoccus brevipes (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) and the compatibility of control agents with nematodes

concentration indicated by the manufacturer with 1,000 IJs/mL. A control treatment was carried out using only the suspension of EPNs in distilled water at a concentration of 1,000 IJs/mL. Each treatment was repeated five times and the experiment was conducted in a completely randomized design. The tubes were kept in a climatic chamber at 22 ± 1°C and 14 hr of photophase, for 48 hr, when the viability and infectivity were evaluated. The viability assessment was carried out after 48 hr. After shaking the

Marcelo Zart, Mariana Ferracim de Macedo, Jael Simões Santos Rando, Gabriela Souza Doneze, Cassia Pereira Brito, Rodrigo de Souza Poletto, Viviane Sandra Alves

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–10


Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide induced resistance against root-knot nematode Meloidogyne hapla is based on increased tomato basal defense

one week to recover before nematode inoculations. Nematode viability To test the negative effect of NAD on nematode mortality and infectivity, 400 J2 of M. hapla were incubated in six-well plates, each well contained 2 ml of 5 mM NAD solution or water as control under dark conditions at room temperature for 2 d. Live and dead nematodes were counted under a dissecting microscope and the percentage of dead nematodes was counted. Each treatment included six technical replicates, and the experiment

Noor Abdelsamad, H. Regmi, J. Desaeger, P. DiGennaro

Journal of Nematology, Volume 51 , 1–10


Effect of fluensulfone on different functional genes of root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita

Alkesh Hada, Divya Singh, Kranti Kavalipurapu Veera Venkata Satyanarayana, Madhurima Chatterjee, Victor Phani, Uma Rao

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–14

Article | 21-July-2017

First Report and Comparative Study of Steinernema surkhetense (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae) and its Symbiont Bacteria from Subcontinental India

isolates possess six ridges in their lateral field instead of eight reported in the original description. The analysis of ITS-rDNA sequences revealed nucleotide differences at 345, 608, and 920 positions in aligned data. No difference was observed in D2-D3 domain. The S. surkhetense COI gene was studied for the first time as well as the molecular characterization of their Xenorhabdus symbiont using the sequences of recA and gyrB genes revealing Xenorhabdus stockiae as its symbiont


Journal of Nematology, Volume 49 , ISSUE 1, 92–102

Article | 04-December-2017

Description of a New Anguinid Nematode, Nothotylenchus phoenixae n. sp. (Nematoda: Anguinidae) Associated with Palm Date Trees and Its Phylogenetic Relations within the Family Anguinidae

sac well developed, 15 (14 to 17) mm long, female tail elongate-conoid with pointed terminus; and male with adanal bursa and spicules 21 to 22 mm long (n = 2). The new species comes close in morphology and morphometrics to five known species of the genus, namely N. affinis, N. hexaglyphus, N. persicus, N. taylori, and N. uniformis. Molecular analyses of the partial 18S, D2/D3 expansion segments of the partial 28S and internal transcribed spacer (ITS) revealed this as a new species. The sequences


Journal of Nematology, Volume 49 , ISSUE 3, 268–275

research-article | 30-November-2019

Further observations on Meloidogyne enterolobii (Nematoda: Meloidogynidae) infecting guava (Psidium guajava) in India

spacer (ITS) region, and the sequence characterized amplified region (SCAR) combined with morphological, morphometric and biochemical (e.g. esterase phenotyping) data provides better resolution for species identification. We found a severe infestation of M. enterolobii in guava in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu, India (located at N11°1′6″ and E76°58′21″); and the identity of the species was confirmed by detailed morphology and morphometrics supplemented with biochemical and molecular

Tushar Manohar Ghule, Victor Phani, Vishal Singh Somvanshi, Maya Patil, Somnath Bhattacharyya, Matiyar Rahaman Khan

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–9

Article | 06-July-2017


In this paper a new one-parameter lifetime distribution named “Sujatha Distribution” with an increasing hazard rate for modelling lifetime data has been suggested. Its first four moments about origin and moments about mean have been obtained and expressions for coefficient of variation, skewness, kurtosis and index of dispersion have been given. Various mathematical and statistical properties of the proposed distribution including its hazard rate function, mean residual life function

Rama Shanker

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 17 , ISSUE 3, 391–410

research-article | 30-November-2019

First report of the bent seed gall nematode, Anguina agrostis (Steinbuch, 1799) Filipjev, 1936 from Poa palustris L. in Wyoming, USA

in the flowers of grasses was required. He proposed that A. agrostis appeared to be restricted to populations causing characteristic elongate galls and abnormally elongated floral structures in grasses of the genus Agrostis. Analysis of the ITS rRNA gene sequences made by Subbotin et al. (2004) supported the concept of a narrow specialization of seed gall nematodes and showed that A. agrostis was only found on Agrostis capillaris. Other grasses previously known as hosts for A. agrostis were

Tatiana V. Roubtsova, Sergei A. Subbotin

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–3

research-article | 28-April-2020

Morphological and molecular characterization of Acrobeloides saeedi Siddiqi, De Ley and Khan, 1992 (Rhabditida, Cephalobidae) from India and comments on its status

microscopy (LM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Additionally, molecular data of this species based in the D2-D3 region of the 28 S rDNA, 18 S rDNA, and internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions of rDNA genes are included to support the morpho-taxometrical studies. This is the first molecular study of this species and its first valid report from India. Materials and methods Nematode isolation, culture, and processing Soil samples were collected from agricultural farmlands in Mawana, Meerut (28°9

Aasha Rana, Aashaq Hussain Bhat, Suman Bhargava, Ashok Kumar Chaubey, Joaquín Abolafia

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–21

Research Article | 17-October-2018

Characterization of Meloidogyne indica (Nematoda: Meloidogynidae) Parasitizing Neem in India, with a Molecular Phylogeny of the Species

juveniles, males and females were carried out by light compound and scanning electron microscopy. Gross morphology and measurements were found consistent with the original description of M. indica infecting citrus by Whitehead (1968). The neem population was found to infect and reproduce on citrus. Additionally, evolutionary relationship was deduced by Maximum likelihood method using ITS rRNA, D2D3 expansion segment of 28S rRNA and mitochondrial COI sequences. Phylogenetic analyses based on these

Victor Phani, Satyapal Bishnoi, Amita Sharma, Keith G. Davies, Uma Rao

Journal of Nematology, Volume 50 , ISSUE 3, 387–398

Article | 05-September-2013


accordance with the real time traffic detected, including traffic volume, waiting time and vehicle density. Subsequently, the optimal traffic light length can be determined according to the local traffic and predicted traffic data. Simulation results demonstrate that the proposed scheme can achieve much higher performance, in terms of throughput and average waiting time. We also implement proposed scheme into our WSN-based ITS project, iSensNet, and the result shows that our scheme is effective and

Binbin Zhou, Jiannong Cao, Jingjing Li

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 6 , ISSUE 4, 1559–1581

Research Article | 27-May-2018


A study on two-parameter power Ishita distribution (PID), of which Ishita distribution introduced by Shanker and Shukla (2017 a) is a special case, has been carried out and its important statistical properties including shapes of the density, moments, skewness and kurtosis measures, hazard rate function, and stochastic ordering have been discussed. The maximum likelihood estimation has been discussed for estimating its parameters. An application of the distribution has been explained with a

Kamlesh Kumar Shukla, Rama Shanker

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 19 , ISSUE 1, 135–148

case-report | 08-March-2021

POCUS in cardiac arrest and its therapeutic implications – a case report

use of the subcostal window as the view of choice to be obtained in the cardiac arrest setting. This has the advantage of its position at the subcostal area, which allows the echocardiographer to quickly perform POCUS without having to require the personnel performing chest compressions to remove his hands. The ability of a subcostal window to visualise all 4 chambers of the heart also enables an informative assessment with just one exposure. Furthermore, we would also recommend that POCUS should

Wei Yang Lim, Kay Choong See

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 21 , ISSUE 84, 67–69

research-article | 08-October-2021


valuable and reliable information as possible about the product or process by means of the smallest number of experiments [10, 12]. Sustainable products design is a broad concept with environmental and social elements. Unlike traditional design, it also provides an assessment of the project in terms of its environmental impact [13]. Design problems such as how to design production processes and products so that all materials can be fully recovered can only be solved if industrial designers will consult


Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment, Volume 14 , ISSUE 3, 81–88

research-article | 30-November-2018

Description of Hirschmanniella dicksoni n. sp. (Nematoda: Pratylenchidae) from rhizosphere soil of limpograss from Florida, USA

The University of Florida Nematode Assay Laboratory (NAL) received a rhizosphere soil sample for a routine diagnosis purpose from Beef Farm Prairie, Osceola County in Florida. The sample was taken from a site dedicated to limpograss (Hemarthria altissima). Limpograss is a warm-season perennial grass used by Florida beef cattle producers because of its high digestibility, adaptation to seasonally flooded soils, cool-season growth, and tolerance of light frost (Newman, 2014). This grass is well

Alemayehu W. Habteweld, Faruk Akyazi, Soumi Joseph, William T. Crow, Eyualem Abebe, Tesfamariam Mekete

Journal of Nematology, Volume 51 , 1–15

research-article | 30-November-2018

Data of an Iranian Population of L. proximus Sturhan & Argo, 1983, with taxonomic revision of L. israelensis Peneva, Orion, Shlevin, Bar-Eyal & Brown, 1998 (Nematoda: Longidoridae) and Proposal for a New Synonymy

Longidorus proximus (Sturhan and Argo, 1983) was originally described as a parthenogenetic species. Later, a bisexual population was reported by Roca (1986). The species was reported from Iran in a conference abstract, but the morphological and morphometric data of this population were not available (Niknam et al., 2006). Longidorus israelensis (Peneva et al., 1998) is currently only known by its type population (Peneva et al., 1998) and has not been reported since its description. It was

Mazdosht Giti, Leila Kashi, Majid Pedram

journal of nematology, Volume 51 , 1–11

research-article | 16-January-2021

Occurrence and molecular characterization of Meloidogyne graminicola on rice in Central Punjab, Pakistan

Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is one of the major cereal crops produced in Pakistan and is cultivated on an area of 2,900,600 hectares with a production of 11,174,700 tons (FAO, 2017). As a staple food, its consumption exceeds 100 kg per capita annually in most of the Asian countries (Seck et al., 2012). Several biotic and abiotic constraints limit the yield and quality of rice. Among biotic constraints, plant-parasitic nematodes are an emerging threat to rice production. Root-knot nematodes (RKNs

Abdul Jabbar, Nazir Javed, Anjum Munir, Huma Abbas, Sajid A. Khan, Anam Moosa, Muhammad Jabran, Byron J. Adams, Muhammad A. Ali

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–17

Research Article | 03-September-2018

First Report of Carrot Cyst Nematode Heterodera carotae in Mexico: Morphological, Molecular Characterization, and Host Range Study

was made using light and scanning electron microscopy of the second stage juveniles, females, males and cysts, and the host range study, was performed with nine different plants from five families. The molecular identification was made by sequencing and analysing the ITS rRNA and partial COI genes. It was shown that using presently available molecular tools it is not possible to make an accurate differentiation of H. carotae from H. cruciferae. The host range test allowed to distinguish these

Ilia Mariana Escobar-Avila, Edgar Óliver López-Villegas, Sergei A. Subbotin, Alejandro Tovar-Soto

Journal of Nematology, Volume 50 , ISSUE 2, 229–242

original-paper | 05-August-2020

Yeasts Associated with Various Amazonian Native Fruits

identified and characterized genotypically and phenotypically. DNA extraction, rep-PCR, and RFLP-PCR of the 5.8S-ITS region. DNA extraction was performed as per Querol et al. (1992) with a slight modification in the use of lyticase (3.3 U · µ/l; Sigma, USA) instead of zymolase. For discrimination at the strain level, PCR of the repetitive extragenic palindromic sequences (rep-PCR) (Versalovic et al. 1991) was performed using a primer (GTG)5 (5’-GTG GTG GTG GTG GTG-3’) as described by Gori et al. (2013


Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 69 , ISSUE 3, 251–261

Article | 16-December-2013

Virtual Detection Zone in smart phone, with CCTV, and Twitter as part of an Integrated ITS

B. Hardjono, A. Wibisono, A. Nurhadiyatna, I. Sina, W. Jatmiko

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 6 , ISSUE 5, 1830–1868

research-article | 02-April-2019

Description of Oscheius indicus n. sp. (Rhabditidae: Nematoda) from India

Oscheius is a free-living bacteriophagous or entomopathogenic nematode found in saprobic biotypes (detritus, dung), occasionally associated with beetles (Lucanidae). Körner (1954) first described Rhabditis insectivora. Later, Andrássy (1976) erected the genus Oscheius with O. insectivorus as its type species and considered Oscheius as the closest relative of Rhabditis (Dujardin, 1845). Sudhaus (1976) placed Oscheius under the family Rhabditidae and divided them into two main groups: dolichura

Puneet Kumar, Wajih Jamal, Vishal S. Somvanshi, Khushbu Chauhan, Sabia Mumtaz

Journal of Nematology, Volume 51 , 1–11

Research Article | 01-June-2020

A comparison study on a new five-parameter generalized Lindley distribution with its sub-models

In recent years, modifications of the classical Lindley distribution have been considered by many authors. In this paper, we introduce a new generalization of the Lindley distribution based on a mixture of exponential and gamma distributions with different mixing proportions and compare its performance with its sub-models. The new distribution accommodates the classical Lindley, Quasi Lindley, Two-parameter Lindley, Shanker, Lindley distribution with location parameter, and Three-parameter

Ramajeyam Tharshan, Pushpakanthie Wijekoon

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 21 , ISSUE 2, 89–117

Original Paper | 30-March-2017

A Comparative Study: Taxonomic Grouping of Alkaline Protease Producing Bacilli

C265, were identified as Bacillus licheniformis with 99.4% and Bacillus mojavensis 99.8% based on 16S rRNA gene sequence similarities, respectively. Interestingly, the isolates identified as Bacillus safensis were also found to be high alkaline protease producing strains. Genotypic characterizations of the isolates were also determined by using a wide range of molecular techniques (ARDRA, ITS-PCR, (GTG)5-PCR, BOX-PCR). These different techniques allowed us to differentiate the alkaliphilic isolates

Nilgun Tekin, Arzu Coleri Cihan, Basar Karaca, Cumhur Cokmus

Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 66 , ISSUE 1, 39–56

research-article | 30-November-2020

First report and new molecular and morphological characterizations of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne javanica, infecting ginger and long coriander in Vietnam

nematodes. In this study, morphology and morphometric of second-stage juveniles, males, and females of Meloidogyne javanica on ginger and long coriander in Vietnam were provided for the first time. The study revealed new distribution and new host for M. javanica. Besides, molecular characterization of D2-D3 fragment of rDNA, ITS rDNA, and Nad5 mtDNA gene regions were given to support the morphological identification of M. javanica populations in this study. Material and methods Soil and root samples

Ke Long Phan, Thi Mai Linh LE, Huu Tien Nguyen, Thi Duyen Nguyen, Quang Phap Trinh

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–8

Short Communication | 28-June-2017

Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Phoma complanata, a New Causal Agent of Archangelica officinalis Hoffm. in Poland

The paper concerns the fungus Phoma complanata, isolated for the first time in Poland, from the roots and umbels of angelica (Archangelica officinalis) in 2009. The morphology of fungal isolates was tested on standard culture media. Moreover, the sequence analysis of ITS regions was conducted. Morphological similarity of P. complanata Polish isolates to the reference isolate obtained from CBS culture collection was determined and together with the molecular analysis confirmed the affiliation of

Beata Zimowska, Ewa Dorota Zalewska, Ewa Dorota Król, Agnieszka Furmańczyk

Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 66 , ISSUE 2, 281–285

research-article | 30-November-2019

Hemicycliophora ahvasiensis n. sp. (Nematoda: Hemicycliophoridae), and data on a known species, from Iran

the specimens were photographed using an Olympus DP72 digital camera attached to an Olympus BX51 light microscope equipped with differential interference contrast (DIC). Table 1. Information of the species/populations of Hemicycliophora studied in present paper and those of ingroup and outgroup taxa used in phylogenetic analyses. GenBank accession numbers Species Host Locality D2-D3 of LSU rDNA ITS Reference or identifier H. ahvasiensis n. sp. Phoenix dactylifera

Sedighe Azimi, Joaquín Abolafia, Majid Pedram

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–19

research-article | 30-November-2020

Steinernema sandneri n. sp. (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae), a new entomopathogenic nematode from Poland

same species) controls were performed. All the treatments were replicated 30 times for each combination of the nematode species and observed for 20 consecutive days at 17.5°C. Molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis DNA was extracted from three single virgin first-generation females of nematodes using a DNeasy Blood and Tissue Kit (Qiagen, Germany). PCR amplification of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region of rDNA, the D2D3 region of 28 S rDNA, and the mitochondrial cox1 gene

Magdalena Lis, Ewa Sajnaga, Marcin Skowronek, Adrian Wiater, Kamila Rachwał, Waldemar Kazimierczak

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–24

research-article | 30-November-2019

Characterization of a population of Pelodera strongyloides (Nematoda: Rhabditidae) associated with the beetle Lucanus ibericus (Coleoptera: Lucanidae) from Georgia

. In the present study, a Georgian population of P. strongyloides recovered for the first time from L. ibericus and was fully characterized by morphology and morphometrics. Furthermore, the PCR amplification and sequencing of the D2 to D3 expansion domains of the 28S rRNA gene, the ITS, and the mitochondrial COI were carried out. The phylogenetic relationships of P. strongyloides from Georgia to other Pelodera species and Rhabditidae were also reconstructed. Materials and methods Nematode

O. Gorgadze, A. Troccoli, E. Fanelli, E. Tarasco, F. De Luca

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–12

Research paper | 06-February-2018

Further pharmacological characterization of eltoprazine: focus on its anxiolytic, anorexic, and adverse-effect potential

Eltoprazine, a drug that had previously been developed for aggression, has recently been investigated for L-DOPA-induced dyskinesia in animal models of Parkinson´s disease (PD) and in dyskinetic PD patients. Much less is known about effects of eltoprazine in other therapeutic indications. Indeed, the pharmacological profile of eltoprazine might suggest its effects on anxiety and food intake, but also adverse effect potential, which is the focus of the present study. Given for 2 weeks either as

Andreas Gravius, Andrzej Dekundy, Anita Vanaga, Lutz Franke, Wojciech Danysz

Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis, Volume 77 , ISSUE 1, 77–85

Research Article | 03-September-2018

Nothotylenchus andrassy n. sp. (Nematoda: Anguinidae) from Northern Iran

anus distance); and elongate, conical tail with pointed tip. Nothotylenchus andrassy n. sp. is morphologically similar to five known species of the genus, namely Nothotylenchus geraerti, Nothotylenchus medians, Nothotylenchus affinis, Nothotylenchus buckleyi, and Nothotylenchus persicus. The results of molecular analysis of rRNA gene sequences, including the D2–D3 expansion region of 28S rRNA, internal transcribed spacer (ITS) rRNA and partial 18S rRNA gene are provide for the new species.

Parisa Jalalinasab, Mohsen Nassaj Hosseini, Ramin Heydari

Journal of Nematology, Volume 50 , ISSUE 2, 219–228

original-paper | 28-March-2019

Predominance of Lactobacillus plantarum Strains in Peruvian Amazonian Fruits

bacterial identification, in recent years laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) has emerged as a useful technique for microbial identification. It has already been used in different investigations for the identification of pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Although the technique has the advantage of being fast and sensitive, its main disadvantage is the high initial cost of equipment and reagents (Singhal et al. 2015). Although the main phenotypic


Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 68 , ISSUE 1, 127–137

research-article | 26-March-2021

First report on molecular identification of Anisakis simplex in Oncorhynchus nerka from the fish market, with taxonomical issues within Anisakidae

up of the three sibling species: A. simplex sensu stricto, A. pegreffii, and A. berlandi (Mattiucci et al., 2014). But, according to the available literature data a clear division of species (A. simplex, A. pegreffii, and A. berlandi) has been repeatedly demonstrated on phylogenetic trees reconstructed using nuclear ITS rDNA (Pekmezci et al., 2014; Tunya et al., 2020) and mitochondrial cox2 gene (Anshary et al., 2014; Barcala et al., 2018; Mattiucci et al., 2009; Setyobudi et al., 2011; Valentini

Alina E. Safonova, Anastasia N. Voronova, Konstantin S. Vainutis

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–10

Article | 08-April-2018

Improved K-means Algorithm Based on optimizing Initial Cluster Centers and Its Application

Data mining is a process of data grouping or partitioning from the large and complex data, and the clustering analysis is an important research field in data mining. The K-means algorithm is considered to be the most important unsupervised machine learning method in clustering, which can divide all the data into k subclasses that are very different from each other. By constantly iterating, the distance between each data object and the center of its subclass is minimized. Because K-means

Xue Linyao, Wang Jianguo

International Journal of Advanced Network, Monitoring and Controls, Volume 2 , ISSUE 2, 9–16

Article | 20-December-2020

A new generalization of the Pareto distribution and its applications

estimation. Approximate confidence intervals are obtained by means of an asymptotic property of the maximum likelihood and maximum product spacings methods, while the Bayes credible intervals are found by using the Monte Carlo Markov Chain method under different loss functions. A simulation analysis is conducted to compare the estimation methods. Finally, the application of the proposed new distribution to three real-data examples is presented and its goodness-of-fit is demonstrated. In addition

Ehab M. Almetwally, Hanan A. Haj Ahmad

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 21 , ISSUE 5, 61–84

research-article | 26-April-2019

Signed Networks for the US Supreme Court Overturning its Prior Decisions

The Supreme Court is placed at the top of the US judicial system. This Court can hear all civil cases between states and cases between a state and all federal institutions. Also, it can review all decisions made by lower courts. As such, it is one of the three fundamental branches of the US government. Its decisions can have far reaching effects on all areas of life in the USA. There is a large legal literature on the workings of the Supreme Court. In this context, Fowler and Jeon (2008

Patrick Doreian, Andrej Mrvar

Connections: The Quarterly Journal, Volume 39 , ISSUE 1, 1–14

Article | 21-July-2017

Steinernema biddulphi n. sp., a New Entomopathogenic Nematode (Nematoda: Steinernematidae) from South Africa

-pharynx (D% = 46). Hyaline layer occupies approximately half of tail length. Male spicules slightly to moderately curved, with a sharp tip and golden brown in color. The first generation of males lacking a mucron on the tail tip while the second generation males with a short filamentous mucron. Genital papillae with 11 pairs and one unpaired preanal papilla. The new species is further characterized by sequences of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) and partial 28S regions (D2-D3) of the ribosomal


Journal of Nematology, Volume 48 , ISSUE 3, 148–158

research-article | 30-November-2018

Serendipitous identification of Pratylenchus curvicauda from the grainbelt of Western Australia

discovery and first description of P. curvicauda in metropolitan Perth, Western Australia, in 1991 (Siddiqi et al., 1991), there has been no further study on the nematode in Australia. As such, its pest status and existence in the grainbelt of Australia is not known, and no specific management strategy is in place for this potential pest of wheat, barley, and other important crops. There is extensive ongoing research on the identification and management of root lesion nematodes in Western Australia, but

Farhana Begum, John Fosu-Nyarko, Shashi Sharma, Bill Macleod, Sarah Collins, Michael G. K. Jones

Journal of Nematology, Volume 51 , 1–15

research-article | 30-November-2020

New insights into the identity of Discolaimium dubium Das, Khan and Loof, 1969 (Dorylaimida) as derived from its morphological and molecular characterization, with the proposal of its transference to Aporcella Andrássy, 2002

authors raised a doubt about its identity and named it dubium, that is, dubious or doubtful (cf. Andrássy, 2009) and pointed out (p. 486) that ‘… The systematic position of this species is uncertain. Because of general body shape, shape of lips, structure of cuticle and vagina it is included in Discolaimium, but it differs from all species of this genus in the thick anterior part of the esophagus, the anterior position of DO and the absence of conspicuous lateral organs. For the moment, however, it

Nasir Vazifeh, Gholamreza Niknam, Habibeh Jabbari, Arezoo Naghavi, Reyes Peña-Santiago

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–12

original-paper | 03-September-2019

Chemical Composition of Aspergillus creber Extract and Evaluation of its Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities

17 distinct species (Despot et al. 2017); among them, A. versicolor and A. sydowii are still the most commonly reported and studied species (Siqueira et al. 2016). However, very few reports are available concerning the species A. creber and those reports were only concerned with contamination by A. creber and its ability to produce STC. A. creber was reported as the most prevalent species in indoor air environments in USA (Jurjevic et al. 2012) and in Italian libraries (Micheluz et al. 2015). A


Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 68 , ISSUE 3, 309–316

research-article | 30-November-2019

Isolation, identification, and pathogenicity of Steinernema carpocapsae and its bacterial symbiont in Cauca-Colombia

Biolabs, United States), 0.5 µM forward primer, 0.5 µM reverse primer, Taq DNA polymerase 2U (Bioline, England), and 100 to 200 ng of template DNA (Hominick et al., 1997; Stock et al., 2001). The PCR protocol for the 18S fragment consisted of one initial denaturation cycle at 94°C for 2 min followed by 35 cycles at 94°C for 10 sec, 55°C for 30 sec, 68°C for 1 min (Morise et al., 2012), and a final extension at 68°C for 7 min. For the ITS and D2/D3 fragments, the PCR protocol consisted of one cycle of

Esteban Neira-Monsalve, Natalia Carolina Wilches-Ramírez, Wilson Terán, María del Pilar Márquez, Ana Teresa Mosquera-Espinosa, Adriana Sáenz-Aponte

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–16

Article | 01-June-2016


Instrument technology based on DataSocket and its application in equipment remote condition monitoring and fault diagnosis. DataSocket’s properties, structure and working principle were analyzed at the same time. By developing a set of equipment remote status monitoring and fault diagnosis system, the paper has tried to verify that the use of this technology can monitor real-time data and fault diagnosis.

Wu Tao, Liu Zhihua, Liang Miaoyuan

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 9 , ISSUE 2, 491–508

Research Article | 24-August-2017


of dispersion have been derived and discussed. The reliability properties, including hazard rate function and mean residual life function, have been discussed. The estimation of its parameters has been discussed using the maximum likelihood method and the applications of the distribution have been explained through some survival time data of a group of patients suffering from head and neck cancer, and the fit has been compared with a one-parameter Lindley distribution and a two-parameter weighted

Rama Shanker, Kamlesh Kumar Shukla, Amarendra Mishra

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 18 , ISSUE 2, 291–310

Article | 04-December-2017

A New Species of the Rare Genus Anguillonema Fuchs, 1938 (Nematoda: Hexatylina, Sphaerularioidea) with Its Molecular Phylogenetic Study

Abstract: Anguillonema amolensis n. sp. is described and illustrated based on its morphological, morphometric, and molecular characters. The new species is characterized by its 575 to 820 mm long and wide body (body width at vulva = 30 to 59 mm), irregularly ventrally curved after fixation, five to six lines in lateral fields, 6.0 to 7.5 mm long stylet with small rounded knobs, pharynx lacking median bulb, pharyngo-intestinal junction anterior to nerve ring and excretory pore, females with


Journal of Nematology, Volume 49 , ISSUE 3, 286–294

research-article | 30-November-2019

Morphological and molecular characterization of Heterodera dunensis n. sp. (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) from Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

field differentiation, tail length, and hyaline tail length in J2 (Subbotin et al., 2010). Since the last two decades, employing molecular data such as ITS and 28S of ribosomal DNA and COI gene of mitochondrial DNA to characterize Heterodera species has been a common practice, including DNA barcoding, phylogeny, and even phylogeography (Ferris et al., 1999; Toumi et al., 2013a; Subbotin et al., 2017, 2018). Herein, we characterize Heterodera dunensis n. sp. discovered in a recent exploratory survey

Phougeishangbam Rolish Singh, Gerrit Karssen, Marjolein Couvreur, Wim Bert

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–14

Article | 21-July-2017

Description of Enchodorus yeatsi n. sp. (Dorylaimida, Nordiidae) from Southern Iran and Its Molecular Phylogenetic Study

Enchodorus yeatsi n. sp., a new species of the rare genus Enchodorus is described and illustrated based on its morphological and molecular characters. It was recovered from southern Iran. Females of the new species are characterized by having 1,511.3- to 1,792.5-mm long slender body, angular lip region having prominent papillae, 12- to 13-mm long odontostyle, double guiding ring, simple rod-like odontophore, didelphic–amphidelphic reproductive system, and 102- to 160-mm


Journal of Nematology, Volume 49 , ISSUE 1, 21–26

research-article | 27-May-2019

Description of Geocenamus vietnamensis sp. n. (Nematoda: Merliniidae) from Vietnam

The genus Geocenamus was proposed by Thorne and Malek (1968), with G. tenuidens (Thorne and Malek, 1968) as its type species. After that Fortuner and Luc (1987) and Maggenti et al. (1988) placed the genus Geocenamus in the subfamily Belonolaiminae (Whitehead, 1959). The classifications presented by Siddiqi (2000) distinguished the following five genera within the subfamily Merliniinae: Geocenamus, Nagelus, Merlinius (Siddiqi, 1970), Scutylenchus, and Amplimerlinius (Siddiqi, 1976). However

Huu Tien Nguyen, Thi Mai Linh Le, Thi Duyen Nguyen, Gracia Liebanas, Thi Anh Duong Nguyen, Quang Phap Trinh

Journal of Nematology, Volume 51 , 1–12

research-article | 25-May-2020

Description and molecular phylogeny of Mesocriconema abolafiai n. sp. (Nematoda: Criconematidae) from Iran

) analysis (Powers et al., 2016). Mesocriconema nebraskense (Olson et al., 2017) was described as a monosexual, cryptic species sympatrically distributed with its cryptic counterpart, M. curvatum (Raski, 1952; Loof and De Grisse, 1989; Olson et al., 2017). In this paper, we describe the new species M. abolafiai n. sp., based on morphological and molecular characteristics. Material and methods Nematode populations and morphological characterization The specimens were recovered from two localities in

Hossein Mirbabaei Karani, Ali Eskandari, Reza Ghaderi, Akbar Karegar

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–17

research-article | 11-January-2021

On the molecular identity of Paratylenchus nanus Cobb, 1923 (Nematoda: Tylenchida)

analysis DNA was extracted from several specimens using the proteinase K protocol. DNA extraction and PCR protocols were as described by Tanha Maafi et al. (2003). The primer sets D2A (5’ – ACA AGT ACC GTG AGG GAA AGT TG – 3’) and D3B (5’ – TCG GAA GGA ACC AGC TAC TA – 3’) amplifying the D2-D3 of 28 S rRNA gene (Subbotin et al., 2006), TW81 (5’ – GTT TCC GTA GGT GAA CCT GC – 3’) and AB28 (5’ – ATA TGC TTA AGT TCA GCG GGT – 3’) amplifying ITS rRNA (Tanha Maafi et al., 2003) and COIF5 (5’ – AAT WTW GGT

Sergei A. Subbotin, Guiping Yan, Mihail Kantor, Zafar Handoo

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–7

Research Article | 30-March-2017



Transport Problems, Volume 12 , ISSUE 1, 39–50

Research Article | 17-October-2018

First Report of Bitylenchus hispaniensis, Pratylenchoides alkani, and Helicotylenchus vulgaris in Association with Cultivated and Wild Olives in Crete, Greece and Molecular Identification of Helicotylenchus microlobus and Merlinius brevidens

Emmanuel A. Tzortzakakis, Carolina Cantalapiedra-Navarrete, Maria Kormpi, Maria S. Lazanaki, Pablo Castillo, Antonio Archidona-Yuste

Journal of Nematology, Volume 50 , ISSUE 3, 413–418

Research Article | 13-August-2019

Castells' network concept and its connections to social, economic and political network analyses

This article discusses the conceptualization of network in Manuel Castells’ theory of network society and its relation to network analysis. Networks assumed a significant role in Castells’ opus magnum, The Information Age trilogy, in the latter half of the 1990s. He became possibly the most prominent figure globally in adopting network terminology in social theory, but at the same time he made hardly any empirical or methodological contribution to network analysis. This article

Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko

Journal of Social Structure, Volume 16 , ISSUE 1, 1–18

Original Paper | 07-June-2016

Biocontrol of Gray Mold Decay in Pear by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens Strain BA3 and its Effect on Postharvest Quality Parameters

The economic losses caused by postharvest fruits diseases have attracted global attention. Traditional chemical fungicide could not meet the need of humans. In recent years, microbial agent which has begun to take the place of chemical fungicide comes into people’s vision. The aim of this paper was to investigate the potential of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain BA3 for its biocontrol capability on gray mold decay of pears and its effect on postharvest quality of pears. Compared with

Hui Qu, Longyu Zhao, Fengchun Zhao, Yufang Liu, Zhengyou Yang

Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 65 , ISSUE 2, 171–176

Research Article | 12-December-2017

FPGA-Based Implementation of Real Time Optical Flow Algorithm and Its Applications for Digital Image Stabilization

An efficient simplification procedure of the optical flow (OF) algorithm as well as its hardware implementation using the field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology is presented. The modified algorithm is based on block matching of subsets of successive frames, and exploits one-dimensional representation of subsets as well as the adaptive adjustments of their sizes. Also, an l1-norm-based correlation function requiring no multiplication/division operations is used. As a result, it was

Robert Piotrowski, Stanislaw Szczepanski, Slawomir Koziel

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 3 , ISSUE 2, 253–272

research-article | 23-April-2019


once in a year. Updating means updating the information on making technical approval (MOT), insurance, and change of owner. A lot of institutions have made attempts on basis of the records of the Central Register of Vehicles to estimate the real number of vehicle fleet driven on the polish roads. Motor Transport Institute using its own methodology (MTI methodology) estimated the number of vehicle fleet in Poland. For this analysis, only the number of passenger cars was important. 3.1. Method of

Katarzyna SICIŃSKA

Transport Problems, Volume 14 , ISSUE 1, 105–113

research-article | 24-April-2019

Description of Rotylenchus rhomboides n. sp. and a Belgian population of Rotylenchus buxophilus (Tylenchomorpha: Hoplolaimidae)

morphology and morphometrics along with molecular characteristics and phylogeny of the D2-D3 expansion segment of 28S rDNA, ITS rDNA, and COI mtDNA sequences. Materials and methods Sampling and nematode extraction The soil and root samples were collected around the rhizosphere of banana (Musa basjoo Siebold & Zucc. ex Iinuma) (GPS coordinates N: 51°2′6.8″, E: 3°43′22.7″) and Yam (Dioscorea tokoro) (GPS coordinates: N: 51°2′6.9″, E: 3°43′22.6″) at the Botanical garden of Ghent University. The nematodes

Huu Tien Nguyen, Quang Phap Trinh, Marjolein Couvreur, Phougeishangbam Rolish Singh, Wilfrida Decraemer, Wim Bert

Journal of Nematology, Volume 51 , 1–20

research-article | 22-February-2021

Rotylenchus wimbii n. sp. (Nematoda: Hoplolaimidae) associated with finger millet in Kenya

accepted and its widespread use has also recently been facilitated by a web-based key that draws its basis from cluster analysis (Nguyen et al., 2019). In combination with the morphological features, molecular information such as ITS, 18S, and 28S of ribosomal DNA and COI of mitochondrial DNA have been used for their identification. In the current paper, we characterize a newly discovered Rotylenchus wimbii n. sp. found associated with finger millet, Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn. (Planta: Poaceae) in

Phougeishangbam Rolish Singh, Gerrit Karssen, Kelvin Gitau, Cecilia Wanjau, Marjolein Couvreur, Njira Njira Pili, Godelieve Gheysen, Wim Bert

Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–14

short-communication | 19-March-2021

Growth Inhibition of Phytopathogenic Fungi and Oomycetes by Basidiomycete Irpex lacteus and Identification of its Antimicrobial Extracellular Metabolites

, Penicillium gladioli, Stachybotrys atra, and Mucor mucedo (Curtis et al. 1951). Finally, microdiplodiasol is a xanthone derivative inhibiting the growth of fungal species Microbotryum violaceum (Siddiqui et al. 2011). Both, previous studies and extracellular metabolites secreted to the broth by the CMU-8413 I. lacteus strain allowed us to anticipate its efficient antagonism and growth inhibition of phytopathogenic fungi and oomycetes. Table I Extracellular metabolites produced by Irpex lacteus (strain


Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 70 , ISSUE 1, 131–136

research-article | 30-November-2019

Plant-parasitic nematodes associated with sugarcane in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

). However, sugar consumption of Tanzania is usually higher than its production, often resulting in need for import of sugar, and the country’s production of sugarcane per hectare is also reported to be lower compared to other countries such as Kenya and South Africa (Tarimo and Takamura, 1998; Songela and Maclean, 2008; Sulle et al., 2014; Sambuo, 2015). Low sugarcane production in Tanzania has often been linked to several factors including pest and diseases like smut disease caused by fungi and white

Phougeishangbam Rolish Singh, Beatrice E. Kashando, Marjolein Couvreur, Gerrit Karssen, Wim Bert

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–17

original-paper | 14-August-2020

Improved Biosurfactant Production by Enterobacter cloacae B14, Stability Studies, and its Antimicrobial Activity

-Fathabad 2011; Bhadoriya et al. 2013; Sekhon Randhawa and Rahman 2014). Due to its variety of applications, the demand for BS in many industries becomes increasing. Several bacterial species, including Bacillus, Pseudomonas and Enterobacter, are capable of producing BS (Ranasalva et al. 2014; Ekprasert et al. 2019). However, there are only a few BS whose production have been successfully maximized to an industrial scale due to their cost of production and recovery (Shete et al. 2006). To overcome this


Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 69 , ISSUE 3, 273–282

original-paper | 04-June-2020

Lactobacillus fermentum JX306 Restrain D-galactose-induced Oxidative Stress of Mice through its Antioxidant Activity

oxidative stress model is a very mature model in many animal experiments (Ho et al. 2003). In this study, the antioxidant activities of L. fermentum JX306 were verified in vivo in a D-galactose-induced aging mice model. MDA is considered one of the by-products of the lipid peroxidation process, and its concentration is one of the most commonly used biomarkers to reflect the lipid peroxidation level (Nielsen et al. 1997). It was reported that L. plantarum CCFM10, L. plantarum AR501, and L. delbrueckii


Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 69 , ISSUE 2, 205–215

Research paper | 31-October-2017


Subjective well-being encompasses several distinct but interacting aspects of people’s feelings, attitudes, and experiences. This paper assesses the state of the art for measuring these dimensions of people's lives, which typically involves analyzing self-reports of subjective well-being collected in survey instruments; however, other potentially complementary, technology-driven tools are emerging as well. We first answer the question, “what is subjective well-being?” and unpack its

Christopher Mackie, Conal Smith

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 16 , ISSUE 3, 335–372

Research Article | 27-May-2018


The approach to study the significance of trade relations between countries by analysing economic vulnerability, economic sensitivity, symmetry and asymmetry of the established economic links is proposed in the paper. This approach is adapted to an analysis of the trade dependence of Ukraine. The estimated interdependence ratios for Ukraine and its largest trade partners – the EU, the Russian Federation, post-Soviet countries, China, the USA and Brazil and India as emerging economies

N. Reznikova, O. Osaulenko, V. Panchenko

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 19 , ISSUE 1, 119–134

Article | 01-July-2019


replication. The aim of this work is to summarize the contemporary state of knowledge with regard to bacterial stringent response, which is significant due to its involvement in the reactions of microorganisms to the effects of stress factors, with particular emphasis on this mechanism in bacteria interacting with plants. The activation of the stringent response in bacteria gives them a chance to colonize new niches and, to an extent, guarantees their survival, even in extreme conditions. 2. RelA, SpoT

Julia Berdychowska, Justyna Boniecka, Grażyna B. Dąbrowska

Postępy Mikrobiologii - Advancements of Microbiology, Volume 58 , ISSUE 2, 127–142

Research Article | 30-March-2018

The sonoanatomy of lumbar erector spinae and its iliac attachment – the potential substrate of the iliac crest pain syndrome, an ultrasound study in healthy subjects

BackgroundIliac crest pain syndrome is a regional pain syndrome that has been identified in many patients with low back pain. Based on anatomical studies, it was suggested that the potential substrate of this syndrome might be the enthesis of the erector spinae muscle at the posterior medial iliac crest. As there have been no imaging studies of this important enthesis, our aim was to assess its characteristics by ultrasound.MethodsErector spinae enthesis was first studied in a cadaver. Then its

Plamen Todorov, Rodina Nestorova, Anastas Batalov

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 18 , ISSUE 72, 16–21

Research Article | 27-December-2017


the disk of unit radius. However the graph being dynamic in nature, the nodes do not have fixed transmission radii and the same changes according to the power requirement of transmission. This work of ours mainly deals with the different graphs being used as spanners. It explains a few algorithms described in other papers which it reviewed. The associated algorithms are related to Yao graph. This graph and its modifications are discussed and it is explained how they could be used energy

Anindya Nag, Rajarshi Roy

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 7 , ISSUE 2, 740–761

Review | 30-November-2018

Methodology of echocardiographic analysis of morphological variations of the aortic arch and its branches in children – own experience

catheterization of large vessels and various types of interventions. Therefore, the anatomy of the aortic arch and its branches as well as pulmonary arteries should be precisely defined before any planned chest and neck procedures, even in the absence of symptoms suggestive of a conflict between the respiratory tract, esophagus and arteries. Mediastinal vessels are obscured by bony structures of the chest and the aerated lung tissue/respiratory tract throughout most of their course, which makes ultrasound

Wojciech Mądry, Ewa Zacharska-Kokot, Maciej A. Karolczak

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 19 , ISSUE 76, 24–42

research-article | 30-November-2018

Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Oscheius saproxylicus sp. n. (Rhabditida, Rhabditidae) From Decaying Wood in Spain, With New Insights into the Phylogeny of the Genus and a Revision of its Taxonomy

Andrássy (1976) proposed the new genus Oscheius under Rhabditidae (Örley, 1880), Rhabditinae (Örley, 1880), with O. insectivorus (=Rhabditis insectivora Körner in Osche, 1952) as its type and only species. Oscheius was distinguished from other Rhabtidinae by its unusually short buccal tube, about as long as wide, and the absence of median pharyngeal swelling. Later, the same author (1983, 1984) transferred a second species, O. koerneri (=Rhabditis koerneri Osche, 1952), to the genus and

Joaquín Abolafia, Reyes Peña-Santiago

journal of nematology, Volume 51 , 1–21

Original Paper | 02-April-2015

The ILAE definition of drug resistant epilepsy and its clinical applicability compared with “older” established definitions

Background. Early identification of potential epilepsy surgery candidates is essential to the treatment process. Aim. To evaluate the clinical applicability of the ILAE definition of drug resistant epilepsy and its potential in identifying surgical candidates earlier compared to three established “older” definitions of drug resistant epilepsy. Material and methods. Retrospective analysis of 174 patients who underwent epilepsy surgery between 1998 and 2009. Clinical factors and

Alexandra Rohracher, Judith Dobesberger, Claudia A. Granbichler, Julia Höfler, Giorgi Kuchukhidze, Martin Ortler, Iris Unterberger, Gerald Walser, Aljoscha Thomschewski, Eugen Trinka

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 23 , ISSUE 1, 39–44

Article | 18-October-2020

Fyx is associated with two missense point mutations in its gene and can be detected by PCR–SSP

The Duffy blood group antigens are encoded by the Duffy gene with its three major alleles: Fy*A (Fya+), Fy*B (Fyb+), and a nonexpressed Fy*Fy (Fya–b–), which is most commonly found among black people. Additionally, a fourth allele, Fyx, is found among white people and defined as weak Fyb not detectable by all anti-Fyb. Three polymerase chain reactions (PCRs) using sequence-specific priming (SSP) for detection of the major FY alleles were developed. Eighteen Fy(a–b&ndash

Christoph Gassner, Richard L. Kraus, Tadeja Dovc, Susanne Kilga-Nogler, Irene Utz, Thomas Mueller, Friedrich Schunter, Diether Schoenitzer

Immunohematology, Volume 16 , ISSUE 2, 61–67

Original Paper | 28-June-2017

Intracellular Siderophore Detection in an Egyptian, Cobalt-Treated F. solani Isolate Using SEM-EDX with Reference to its Tolerance

An Egyptian, plant pathogenic Fusarium solani isolate was grown on cobalt concentrations of 0, 50, 200, 500, 800, and 1000 ppm. The iso­late survived concentrations up to 800 ppm, however failed to grow at 1000 ppm. Morphology and elemental analysis of the isolate under the investigated Co concentrations were studied using Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and energy dispersive X-ray microanalysis (EDX). The isolate reserved its morphology up to a concentration of 200 ppm. Morphological

Farrag M. Rasha

Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 66 , ISSUE 2, 235–243

Article | 15-September-2020

Small area estimation: its evolution in five decades

Malay Ghosh

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 21 , ISSUE 4, 1–22

original-paper | 15-May-2020

The Resurgence of Measles Infection and its Associated Complications in Early Childhood at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan

Introduction Measles is a highly contagious systemic viral infection caused by the Measles virus (MeV). This virus belongs to the Paramyxoviridae family, has ssRNA genome and a lipid envelope. It spreads through respiratory droplets and also through conjunctiva contact (Khan et al. 2013). Its diagnostic criteria include high-grade fever (38°C lasting for > 3 days), generalized maculopapular rashes, cough, coryza, and conjunctivitis (WHO 2018a). Measles viral infection is the leading cause of


Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 69 , ISSUE 2, 177–184

Article | 01-March-2015


Yongjiao Wang, Chuan Wang, Lei Liang

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 8 , ISSUE 1, 107–124

Article | 22-July-2019


Adedayo A. Adepoju, Tayo P. Ogundunmade

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 20 , ISSUE 2, 69–84

research-article | 25-June-2021


Agnieszka Wyszyńska, Rafał Jabłuszewski

Advancements of Microbiology – Postepy Mikrobiologii, Volume 60 , ISSUE 2, 137–149

research-article | 15-June-2020

Ultrasound of the elbow with emphasis on the sonoanatomy of the distal biceps tendon and its importance for the surgical treatment of tendon lesions

Giorgio Tamborrini, Magdalena Müller-Gerbl, Nicole Vogel, David Haeni

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 20 , ISSUE 81, e129–e134

research-article | 23-April-2021

A longitudinal investigation of cognitive functioning and its relationship to symptom severity and academic functioning in treatment seeking youth with ADHD

Pia Tallberg, Maria Rastam, Sean Perrin, Anne-Li Hallin, Peik Gustafsson

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 9 , 52–63

original-paper | 05-December-2019

The Composition of Fungal Communities in the Rumen of Gayals (Bos frontalis), Yaks (Bos grunniens), and Yunnan and Tibetan Yellow Cattle (Bos taurs)

. 2010). ITS sequencing is used to study the diversity of the community of rumen AF and provide genetic information for the classification and identification of fungi (Liggenstoffer et al. 2010; Koljalg et al. 2013). The free-range gayals are mainly distributed in the Nujiang River and Dulong River areas of Yunnan Province, China. Yaks live exclusively on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China (An et al. 2005) and are well adapted to harsh environmental conditions. Yunnan yellow cattle and Tibetan yellow


Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 68 , ISSUE 4, 505–514

research-article | 30-November-2019

Morphological and molecular characterization of Hoplolaimus pararobustus (Schuurmans Stekhoven and Teunissen, 1938) Sher 1963 with its first report on Zea mays roots in Namibia

Mariette Marais, Esther van den Berg, Hendrika Fourie, Milad Rashidifard

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–12

research-article | 30-November-2019

On the identity of Eucephalobus oxyuroides (de Man, 1876) Steiner, 1936 (Rhabditida, Cephalobidae), with an updated taxonomy of the genus and notes about its phylogeny

Cephalobus oxyuroides was described by de Man (1876) from the Netherlands, and named according to its apparent resemblance with Cephalobus oxyuris (Bütschli, 1873). The latter was regarded by Thorne (1937) as a junior synonym of Panagrolaimus rigidus (Schneider, 1866) Thorne, 1937. Its original description was based on five specimens, three females and two males, which were characterized by their acute lips, conoid-elongate female tail, and male bearing a long mucro at tail end and spicules

Joaquín Abolafia, Reyes Peña-Santiago

Journal of Nematology, Volume 52 , 1–20

Research Article | 22-May-2019


Ewelina Pawlikowska, Dorota Kręgiel

Postępy Mikrobiologii - Advancements of Microbiology, Volume 56 , ISSUE 4, 405–415

Article | 31-December-2020


Stefan SEDIVY, Zuzana FLORKOVA, Gabriel GASPAR, Juraj DUDAK, Peter FABO

Transport Problems, Volume 15 , ISSUE 4, Part 2, 253–264

Article | 14-October-2020

Automation: its introduction to the field of blood group serology

Phillip Sturgeon

Immunohematology, Volume 17 , ISSUE 4, 100–105

Research Article | 27-December-2017

An indoor positioning algorithm and its experiment research based on RFID

Yan Bingbing, Ren Wenbo, Yin Bolin, Li Yang

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 7 , ISSUE 2, 879–897

Review | 01-December-2019

P1PK: The blood group system that changed its name and expanded

Åsa Hellberg, Julia S. Westman, Britt Thuresson, Martin L. Olsson

Immunohematology, Volume 29 , ISSUE 1, 25–33

Research Article | 25-October-2017

Lutheranism in South Australia — its origins and contributions to South Australian life


South Australian Geographical Journal, Volume 113 , 57–75

Article | 10-June-2019


. Sequencing variable regions of this gene enables taxonomic identification at the generic or even at the species level. To identify eukaryotic microbes, such as fungi, the 18S rRNA gene as well as the ITS region are used. Metagenomic sequencing technology has become a widely used molecular biology tool which allows for identifying from thousands to millions of sequences in one environmental sample, revealing the wealth of even rare species of microorganisms [49, 56, 60, 90, 98]. Soil is a highly complex

Małgorzata Woźniak, Anna Gałązka

Postępy Mikrobiologii - Advancements of Microbiology, Volume 58 , ISSUE 1, 59–69

Article | 07-July-2017


Kumar Prabhash, Vijay M Patil, Vanita Noronha, Amit Joshi, Atanu Bhattacharjee

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 17 , ISSUE 4, 671–690

Research Article | 12-December-2017

Cyclic Temporal Network Density and its impact on Information Diffusion for Delay Tolerant Networks

Lintao Yang, Sai Wang, Hao Jiang

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 4 , ISSUE 1, 35–52

Article | 01-December-2014


Xiaohong ZHANG, Qiang SUN, Peng CHENG

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 7 , ISSUE 4, –

Article | 11-April-2018

Self-adaptive Differential Evolutionary Extreme Learning Machine and Its Application in Facial Age Estimation

Junhua Ku, Kongduo Xing

International Journal of Advanced Network, Monitoring and Controls, Volume 2 , ISSUE 3, 72–77

Review | 27-December-2020

A review: the enzyme-linked antiglobulin test (ELAT) and its applications for reference laboratories

Ruth Mougey

Immunohematology, Volume 5 , ISSUE 3, 69–78

research-article | 24-June-2021

The neural substrates of diminished humor comprehension in schizophrenia and its relationship with psychopathology

., 2007). Summarizing, even the neural substrate of impaired humor processing in schizophrenia was already pre-determined by pieces of neuroimaging evidence, the findings regarding its relationship with the severity of specific psychopathology symptoms or cognitive deficits remain inconsistent and seemingly far away to be fully understood. In this study, we address this issue by integrating multiple neuroimaging methods (fMRI and EEG-directed transfer function; EEG-DTF) and implementing the three

Martin Jáni, Olga Płonka, Artur Daren, Piotr Błądziński, Aneta Kalisz, Mirosław Wyczesany, Przemysław Adamczyk

Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis, Volume 81 , ISSUE 2, 95–104

research-article | 23-September-2021


Kamila Szynal, Renata Polaniak, Michał Górski, Mateusz Grajek, Karolina Ciechowska, Elżbieta Grochowska-Niedworok

Advancements of Microbiology – Postepy Mikrobiologii, Volume 60 , ISSUE 3, 223–230

Article | 30-September-2021


Serhii TURPAK, Vjacheslav TRUSHEVSKY, Olexiy KUZ’KIN, Sergey GRITCAY, Igor TARAN

Transport Problems, Volume 16 , ISSUE 3, 119–130

Research Article | 27-December-2017


Jin Yan, Chen Xiaoyuan

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 7 , ISSUE 1, 135–160

Article | 09-April-2018

Development of Levenberg-Marquardt Method Based Iteration Square Root Cubature Kalman Filter ant its applications

Jing Mu, Changyuan Wang

International Journal of Advanced Network, Monitoring and Controls, Volume 2 , ISSUE 2, 98–106

Research Article | 15-February-2020

Computational Model Of Plasma-Organic-Polymer-Film-Coated QCR Sensor For Analysing Its Dynamic Response

Kazuhiko Takahashi, Naoki Nishiwaki, Iwao Sugimoto

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 7 , ISSUE 5, 1–4

Article | 15-September-2020

Discussion of "Small area estimation: its evolution in five decades", by Malay Ghosh

Julie Gershunskaya

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 21 , ISSUE 4, 23–29

Article | 15-September-2020

Discussion of "Small area estimation: its evolution in five decades", by Malay Ghosh

Isabel Molina

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 21 , ISSUE 4, 40–44

Article | 15-September-2020

Discussion of "Small area estimation: its evolution in five decades", by Malay Ghosh

Ying Han

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 21 , ISSUE 4, 30–34

Article | 15-September-2020

Discussion of "Small area estimation: its evolution in five decades", by Malay Ghosh

David Newhouse

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 21 , ISSUE 4, 45–50

Article | 15-September-2020

Discussion of "Small Area Estimation: Its Evolution in Five Decades", by Malay Ghosh

J. N. K. Rao

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 21 , ISSUE 4, 53–58

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