American Journal of BioScience

Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023

  • Research Article

    Molecular Diagnosis of Rickettsia aeschlimannii in Febrile Patients in Côte d’Ivoire

    Fidèle N’guessan Diobo*, Amenan Claude Aimée Kouamé Diaha, Yahaya Sylla, Grace Rebecca Bogni, Valery Edgard Adjogoua, Hortense Kette Faye, Mireille Dosso, Patrick Kouassi Yao

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 137-141
    Received: Sep. 26, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 24, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: R aeschlimannii is a bacterium that causes Mediterranean spotted fever. It is a rickettsial disease, which is an acute febrile illness characterized by the appearance of skin pimples and bedsores. R. aeschlimannii is mainly transmitted by ticks of the genus Hyalomma, which are present throughout the African continent, including Côte d’Ivoire. Despi... Show More
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    Construction of a Clinical Prediction Model for Systemic Sclerosis Cuproptosis-Related Genes Using Machine Learning

    Xinmin Huang, Xu Cai, Xinpeng Chen, Yiwei Hong, Zhengbo Yan, Jianwei Xiao*

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 142-149
    Received: Oct. 31, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 15, 2023
    Published: Nov. 24, 2023
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    Abstract: Objective: This study aims to identify cuproptosis-related genes in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) and construct a clinical prediction model. Methods: The GSE33463 dataset was retrieved from the GEO database, and gene set enrichment analysis (GSEA) was used to analyze the expression of pathways related to cuproptosis. Cuproptosis-related genes were extra... Show More
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    Genetic Variability Analysis Among Quality Attributes of Arsi Coffee (Coffea arabica L.) Accessions at Mechara

    Sintayehu Girma*, Wassu Mohammed, Ashenafi Ayano

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 150-158
    Received: Nov. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 21, 2023
    Published: Nov. 29, 2023
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    Abstract: Ethiopia is naturally endowed with a suitable climate for the production of high quality coffee. Arsi coffee is known to produce Harar C coffee quality grade and known for its unique flavor and aroma. Therefore, this study was conducted to estimate genetic divergence, heritability and genetic advance in Arsi coffee accession for bean quality traits... Show More
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    Profile of Biochemical Markers and Viral Load in a Population of Blood Donors Infected with Hepatitis B and Naive Antiretroviral Treatment in Abidjan

    Doukou Essien Samuel*, Lohoues Esmel Claude, Messou Kouassi Eugene, N’din Jean-Louis Philippe, Kambou Sansan Philippe, Mamadou Sekongo, Tiahou Gnomblesson Georges

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 159-163
    Received: Nov. 13, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 29, 2023
    Published: Dec. 08, 2023
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    Abstract: Hepatitis B is a viral infection of liver caused by a virus from the Hepadnavirus family. It’s a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa and particularly in Côte d'Ivoire where it is poorly documented. This study's contribution to biological databases was significant. It aimed to establish the biochemical and viral load (VL) profile of hepatiti... Show More
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    Effects of Aqueous Extract of Tetracarpidium conophorum (Mull. Arg.) & Hutch Kernels on Semen Quality and Oxidative Stress Parameters in Male Rats

    Akassa Herman*, Miguel Martial Landry, Mongo Dieu -Merci Bevel Gallo, Wossolo Lingomo Bertrand Stéphane, Constantin Moukouma, Osandze Rachie, Arnaud Wilfrid Etou Ossibi, Ange Antoine Abena

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 164-170
    Received: Oct. 09, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 25, 2023
    Published: Dec. 22, 2023
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    Abstract: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of the aqueous extract of Tetracarpidium conophorum kernels on semen quality and oxidative stress parameters in male rats. 20 rats were randomly divided into 4 lots of 5 animals each, and lots 1 and 2 were given distilled water and the reference molecule for 28 days, while lots 3 and 4 were t... Show More
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    Exploring Salinity Tolerance Mechanisms in Diverse Egyptian Grape Genotypes Based on Morpho-Physiological, Biochemical, Anatomical and Gene Expression Analysis

    Rania Mahmoud*, Abeer Dahab, Gehan Mahmoud, Mohamed Abd El-Wahab, Ahmed Ismail, Ali Farsson

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 171-186
    Received: Nov. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 24, 2023
    Published: Dec. 22, 2023
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    Abstract: Viticulture is one of the agricultural sectors with major economic importance in Mediterranean climate zones. Salinity is considered a substantial issue for agricultural sectors in arid and semi-arid regions, where it has the potential to impair production of grape (Vitis vinifera), which is categorize as a moderately sensitive species to salinity,... Show More
  • Research Article

    Evaluation of Quantitative Traits of Horse Gram Accessions [Macrotyloma Uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc] Introduced in Burkina Faso

    Nanama Tuwendsida Joseph*, Barro Antoine, Batiéno Teyioue Benoit Joseph, Coulibaly Zinmanké

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 187-195
    Received: Oct. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 30, 2023
    Published: Dec. 26, 2023
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    Abstract: Major crops will face major challenges in the near future if the climate change trend continues. Thus, diversification away from over-reliance on staple foods will be important as progress towards the goal of nutrition security. Therefore, tolerant underutilized or neglected crop species may be a key to achieving this goal. The gram horse [Macrotyl... Show More