Applied Microbiology: Theory & Technology,Volume 4 Issue 1 (2023), 1-100

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Diagnosis of Viral Infections: A Review of the Current Assays and the Prediction of the Future

by Sanghyuk Ko

ABSTRACT: Different types of diagnostics methods were introduced to the public due to the recent global pandemic. From the real-time Reverse Transcript Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-qPCR) to antigen Lateral...

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Microbial Based 'Cradle-to-Cradle' Approach to Attain Sustainable Development Goals of Food and Water Security, Good Health and Well Being without Crossing the Planetary Boundaries

by Simrat Kaur, Fatema Diwan, Brad Reddersen

ABSTRACT: Our planet is facing a wide range of inevitable and unprecedented changes such as, the water and food scarcity to the natural calamities, namely flooding, droughts and rising sea levels. All these...

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Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Hookworm Infection among Primary School Children in Three Selected Schools in Moriba Town, Southern Sierra Leone

by Abdulai Alpha Jalloh, Great Iruoghene Edo, Priscillia Nkem Onyibe, Laurine Chikodiri Nwosu, Joy Johnson Agbo

ABSTRACT: Background: In tropical and subtropical developing nations, hookworm is the main cause of maternal and childhood illnesses. In vulnerable children, hookworm causes cognitive and growth...

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Analysis of Antimicrobial Activity of Carrageenan Extracted from Kappaphycus Alvarezii

by Lim Lai Huat, Noor Bashar Alali, Regina Leong Zhi Ling, Su Shao Feng, Swee-Sen Teo

ABSTRACT: The abuse of synthetic antibiotics is one of the leading causes of the emergence of antibiotic-resistant microorganisms that have become the primary health concern. To overcome this resistance and...

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Antibacterial Properties of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles-An Overview

by Uthirappan Mani, Ananda kumar Ponnala, Thirumal Jayabharathi, Muthiah Shanmugavel, Dhanasingh Sujatha, Devaraj Ezhilarasan

ABSTRACT: Nanotechnology has made a tremendous impact over a period of three decades in various facets of industrial and medical sectors and still find recent interests to exploit their characteristics for...

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Synthesis and Characterization of Nanoparticles for Antimicrobial Applications-A Review

by Renjith Kumar Rasal, Fazil Ahmed Shaik, Iffath Badsha, Rakshi Anuja Dinesh

ABSTRACT: Nanotechnology is an interdisciplinary science developed since the 1970s and has found tremendous commercial applications owing to their unique properties. Nanoscale materials are of the order of...

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Editorial on Special Column on Microbial Nanotechnology

by Geraldine Sandana Mala John

ABSTRACT: Dr. J. Geraldine Sandana Mala John, Guest Editor of Special Column on Microbial Nanotechnology, writes this editorial to summarize the practical academic value of the existing following two review...