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as a rare cause of favus and tinea corporis in Cambodia and Vietnam.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2020 Jun 8. Epub 2020 Jun 8.

Laboratory for Medical Microbiology, Partnership Prof. Pietro Nenoff and Dr. Constanze Krüger, Mölbis, Germany.

Nannizzia (N.) incurvata (formerly Microsporum incurvatum) represents a geophilic dermatophyte which has been previously classified as belonging to the species complex of N. gypsea (formerly Microsporum gypseum). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_954_18DOI Listing

Tinea capitis: dermoscopy and calcium fluorescent microscopy as highly efficient and precise diagnostic tools.

An Bras Dermatol 2020 May - Jun;95(3):332-335. Epub 2020 Mar 19.

Department of Dermatovenereology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610041, China. Electronic address:

Tinea capitis comprising of tinea favosa and kerion is mostly seen in school-aged children. Some tinea capitis often presented with insignificant findings under the naked eyes are easily overlooked. The authors describe an unusual case of tinea capitis caused by Trichophyton violaceum. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.abd.2019.06.013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7253880PMC

Increased Osteoclast and Decreased Osteoblast Activity Causes Reduced Bone Mineral Density and Quality in Genetic Hypercalciuric Stone-Forming Rats.

JBMR Plus 2020 Apr 25;4(4):e10350. Epub 2020 Feb 25.

Division of Nephrology University of Rochester School of Medicine Rochester NY USA.

To study human idiopathic hypercalciuria (IH), we developed an animal model, genetic hypercalciuric stone-forming (GHS) rats, whose pathophysiology parallels that in IH. All GHS rats form kidney stones and have decreased BMD and bone quality compared with the founder Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats. To understand the bone defect, we characterized osteoclast and osteoblast activity in the GHS compared with SD rats. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm4.10350DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7117851PMC

Tinea capitis mimicking favus in rural Washington State.

JAAD Case Rep 2020 Mar 19;6(3):187-188. Epub 2020 Feb 19.

Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdcr.2019.12.013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7033294PMC

A One-pot Synthesis of Novel Derivatives of Oxadiazine-4-thione, and its Antibacterial Activity, and Molecular Modeling Studies.

Curr Org Synth 2020 ;17(3):230-242

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, P.O. Box 80203, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia.

Background: The synthesis of a novel series of oxadiazine-4-thione biological molecules was executed through the incorporation of the ortho-, meta-, and para-benzoyl isocyanates to the tetrabromophthalimide nucleus.

Objectives: A one-pot multicomponent methodology in a solvent-free microwave irradiation environment was employed to afford this series of oxadiazine-4-thione, deriving a comparison with the conventional method. Subsequently, the yielded derivatives were subjected to further biological assessment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1570179417666200218092047DOI Listing
January 2020
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Coral microbiome composition along the northern Red Sea suggests high plasticity of bacterial and specificity of endosymbiotic dinoflagellate communities.

Microbiome 2020 02 3;8(1). Epub 2020 Feb 3.

Coral Reef Research Unit, School of Life Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, UK.

Background: The capacity of reef-building corals to tolerate (or adapt to) heat stress is a key factor determining their resilience to future climate change. Changes in coral microbiome composition (particularly for microalgal endosymbionts and bacteria) is a potential mechanism that may assist corals to thrive in warm waters. The northern Red Sea experiences extreme temperatures anomalies, yet corals in this area rarely bleach suggesting possible refugia to climate change. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40168-019-0776-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6996193PMC
February 2020

Tinea Capitis: An Updated Review.

Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 2020 ;14(1):58-68

Department of Pediatrics and Department of Dermatology and Skin Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Background: Tinea capitis is a common and, at times, difficult to treat, fungal infection of the scalp.

Objective: This article aimed to provide an update on the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of tinea capitis.

Methods: A PubMed search was performed in Clinical Queries using the key term "tinea capitis". Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1872213X14666200106145624DOI Listing
January 2020

Schizorhynchia (Platyhelminthes, Rhabdocoela) from eastern Cuba, with the description of fifteen new species.

Zootaxa 2019 Jul 23;4646(1):zootaxa.4646.1.1. Epub 2019 Jul 23.

Universidad de Oriente, Biology Geography Department, Ave. Patricio Lumumba s/n, CP 90500, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba Hasselt University, Centre for Environmental Sciences, Research Group Zoology: Biodiversity and Toxicology, Universitaire Campus Gebouw D, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium.

We report on the schizorhynch species collected in a survey in the eastern region of Cuba. Eighteen species were identified, of which only three are known to science: Cheliplana asica, C. terminalis, and Carcharodorhynchus flavidus. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4646.1.1DOI Listing

New species in the sponge genus (Poecilosclerida, Latrunculiidae) from South Africa.

Zookeys 2019 9;874:101-126. Epub 2019 Sep 9.

Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa Nelson Mandela University Ocean Sciences Campus Port Elizabeth South Africa.

The genus Samaai & Kelly, 2002 is to date exclusively reported from South Africa. Three species are known from the southern coast: Samaai & Kelly, 2002, from the Garden Route National Park Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area (MPA) and Algoa Bay; Samaai, Gibbons, Kelly and Davies-Coleman, 2003, collected from Cape Recife in St. Francis Bay, and Samaai, Gibbons, Kelly and Davies-Coleman, 2003, collected from a wreck site in a small bay west of Hout Bay on the west coast of South Africa. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.874.32268DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6746741PMC
September 2019
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[Tinea barbae profunda due to Trichophyton mentagrophytes : Case report and review].

Hautarzt 2019 Aug;70(8):601-611

Klinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Universitätsklinikum Leipzig, Philipp-Rosenthal-Str. 23, 04103, Leipzig, Deutschland.

Tinea barbae is a rare dermatomycocis, by definition follicular bound in the beard area of adult men. Manifestation usually starts with erythema accompanied by desquamation. Deeper distribution along terminal hairs leads to folliculitis with formation of pustules and nodes as well as abscesses; fixed adherent yellowish crusts may appear. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00105-019-4407-7
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00105-019-4407-7DOI Listing
August 2019
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Favus of Scrotum Due to Trichophyton rubrum in Immunocompetent Patients: A Clinical, Mycological and Ultrastructural Study.

Mycopathologia 2019 Jun 11;184(3):433-439. Epub 2019 Apr 11.

Department of Dermatology, Affiliated Third Hospital of Hangzhou, Anhui Medical University, West Lake Rd 38, Hanghzou, 310009, People's Republic of China.

Purpose: To characterize the clinical and mycological features of favus of scrotum due to Trichophyton rubrum.

Methods: A single-site prospective study was carried out in an outpatient dermatology clinic. Microscopic examination and fungal culture were done using skin scrapings. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11046-019-00337-8DOI Listing
June 2019
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Revival of favus in Japan caused by Trichophyton schoenleinii.

J Dermatol 2019 Apr 15;46(4):347-350. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Department of Dermatology, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Japan.

Favus is a type of dermatophytosis known to produce yellow scutula around hair follicles. Most cases of this disease worldwide are infections of Trichophyton schoenleinii. Favus has rarely been reported in Japan throughout the last four decades, and T. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1346-8138.14804DOI Listing
April 2019
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Molecular Networking Reveals Two Distinct Chemotypes in Pyrroloiminoquinone-Producing Tsitsikamma favus Sponges.

Mar Drugs 2019 Jan 16;17(1). Epub 2019 Jan 16.

Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rhodes University, PO Box 94, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa.

The temperate marine sponge, , produces pyrroloiminoquinone alkaloids with potential as anticancer drug leads. We profiled the secondary metabolite reservoir of sponges using HR-ESI-LC-MS/MS-based molecular networking analysis followed by preparative purification efforts to map the diversity of new and known pyrroloiminoquinones and related compounds in extracts of seven specimens. Molecular taxonomic identification confirmed all sponges as and five specimens (chemotype I) were found to produce mainly discorhabdins and tsitsikammamines. Read More

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http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/17/1/60
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/md17010060DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6356464PMC
January 2019
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Molecular epidemiology and in vitro antifungal susceptibility of Trichophyton schoenleinii, agent of tinea capitis favosa.

Mycoses 2019 May;62(5):466-474

Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Trichophyton schoenleinii is an anthropophilic dermatophyte usually causing tinea favosa. Only few studies have provided data on molecular epidemiology and antifungal profiles of this fungus due to its limited prevalence after 1950s. Forty-nine strains from Asia (n = 27), Africa (n = 10), Europe (n = 10) and from unknown regions (n = 2) were analysed with amplified fragment length polymorphism fingerprinting (AFLP) to reveal intraspecific genetic diversity in this dataset. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/myc.12889
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/myc.12889DOI Listing
May 2019
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Oleanolic Acid and Ursolic Acid Improve Bone Properties and Calcium Balance and Modulate Vitamin D Metabolism in Aged Female Rats.

Front Pharmacol 2018 4;9:1435. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Oleanolic acid (OA) and ursolic acid (UA) are the major chemical constituents in (FLL), a kidney-tonifying Chinese herb that is previously shown to improve bone properties and enhance calcium balance in aged female rats. The present study was designed to study if OA and UA act as the active ingredients in FLL to exert the positive effects on bone and mineral metabolism in aged rats. Aged (13-month-old) Sprague-Dawley female rats were randomly assigned to four groups with oral administration of drug or vehicle treatment for 12 weeks: medium calcium diet (MCD, 0. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2018.01435DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6288304PMC
December 2018
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and Mahon Brothers: Two Laymen "Physicians" of Hôpital Saint-Louis, Paris.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2018 Nov-Dec;9(6):481-483

Consultant Dermatologist, "Pranab", Ismile, Asansol, West Bengal, India.

In the early and mid-nineteenth century Europe, ringworm of the scalp was a vexing problem. It affected children in such numbers that the famous Hôpital Saint-Louis of Paris had a separate Tinea School. Before advent of radiation method of epilation, painful method of peeling was the mainstay of management. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_100_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6232998PMC
December 2018
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The extract of Polygoni Cuspidati Rhizoma et Radix suppresses the vascular endothelial growth factor-induced angiogenesis.

Phytomedicine 2018 Mar 17;42:135-143. Epub 2018 Mar 17.

Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Edible and Medicinal Bioresources, Ski, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hi-Tech Park, Nanshan, Shenzhen, China; Division of Life Science and Center for Chinese Medicine and State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay Road, Hong Kong, China. Electronic address:

Background: Polygoni Cuspidati Rhizoma et Radix (PCRR; the root and rhizome of Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. et Zucc) is a traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of inflammation, hyperlipemia, favus, jaundice and scald.

Hypothesis/purpose: The extract of PCRR inhibits vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-induced angiogenesis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phymed.2018.03.029DOI Listing
March 2018
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A revision of the family Ameroseiidae (Acari, Mesostigmata), with some data on Slovak fauna.

Authors:
Peter Mašán

Zookeys 2017 29(704):1-228. Epub 2017 Sep 29.

Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dúbravská cesta 9, 845 06 Bratislava, Slovakia.

The family Ameroseiidae Evans, 1961 (Acari: Mesostigmata) includes a total of 12 valid and adequately described genera, namely Elsen, 1972, Bregetova, 1977, Berlese, 1904, Womersley, 1956, Womersley, 1956, Berlese, 1916, Domrow, 1963, Oudemans, 1930, Vitzthum, 1942, , Elsen & Whitaker, 1985 and Bai & Gu, 1995. One of these genera includes subgenera, namely Kleemannia (Primoseius) Womersley, 1956. All genera are reviewed and re-diagnosed, and a dichotomous key is provided for their identification. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.704.13304DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5674037PMC
September 2017
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Chemically characterized Mentha cardiaca L. essential oil as plant based preservative in view of efficacy against biodeteriorating fungi of dry fruits, aflatoxin secretion, lipid peroxidation and safety profile assessment.

Food Chem Toxicol 2017 Aug 24;106(Pt A):175-184. Epub 2017 May 24.

Laboratory of Herbal Pesticides, Centre of Advanced Study in Botany, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 221005, U.P., India. Electronic address:

The study reports Mentha cardiaca essential oil (EO) as plant based preservative against fungal and aflatoxin contamination of stored dry fruits. Mycoflora analysis of the dry fruits revealed Aspergillus favus LHP-PV-1 as the most aflatoxigenic isolate with highest Aflatoxin B content. M. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2017.05.043DOI Listing
August 2017
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Tinea capitis caused by Trichophyton rubrum mimicking favus.

Authors:
Alan S Boyd

Cutis 2016 Dec;98(6):389-391

Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

Favus is an uncommon form of tinea capitis (TC) currently seen in geographic areas with poor sanitation and limited access to health care such as emerging nations. Several variants of this condition have been described including one exhibiting a plaque composed of parchmentlike material. The makeup of this plaque has not been described. Read More

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December 2016
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In Vitro Antifungal Susceptibility Profiles of 12 Antifungal Drugs against 55 Trichophyton schoenleinii Isolates from Tinea Capitis Favosa Patients in Iran, Turkey, and China.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2017 02 24;61(2). Epub 2017 Jan 24.

Invasive Fungi Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran

Trichophyton schoenleinii is an anthropophilic dermatophyte mainly causing tinea favosa of the scalp in certain regions of the world, especially Africa and Asia. We investigated the in vitro susceptibilities of 55 T. schoenleinii isolates collected over the last 30 years from Iran, Turkey, and China to 12 antifungals using the CLSI broth microdilution method. Read More

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http://aac.asm.org/lookup/doi/10.1128/AAC.01753-16
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01753-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5278713PMC
February 2017
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1-Alpha, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 alters the pharmacokinetics of mycophenolic acid in renal transplant recipients by regulating two extrahepatic UDP-glucuronosyltransferases 1A8 and 1A10.

Transl Res 2016 12 19;178:54-62.e6. Epub 2016 Jul 19.

Department of General Surgery, Shanghai First People's Hospital, Medical College, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, P. R. China. Electronic address:

Mycophenolic acid (MPA) is an important immunosuppressant broadly used in renal transplantation. However, the large inter-patient variability in mycophenolic acid (MPA) pharmacokinetics (PK) limits its use. We hypothesize that extrahepatic metabolism of MPA may have significant impact on MPA PK variability. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trsl.2016.07.006DOI Listing
December 2016
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Leprosy in the Bible.

Clin Dermatol 2016 Jan-Feb;34(1):3-7. Epub 2015 Nov 17.

Domestic and Specialized Medicine Centre "Dilmed", ul. Bohaterów Monte Cassino 3, 40-231 Katowice, Poland. Electronic address:

For many years, the biblical term tzaraat has referred to leprosy. In fact, the disease or diseases described under this name have no relationship to leprosy, as it was known in the Middle Ages or today; moreover, the term referred not only to skin disease, but also to the state of the ritual impurity and punishment for the sins. Although the real nature of tzaraat remains unknown, the differential diagnosis might include the following: Psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, favus, dermatophyte infections, nummular dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, crusted scabies, syphilis, impetigo, sycosis barbae, alopecia areata, furuncles, scabies, neurodermatitis, scarlet fever, lupus erythematosus, lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, folliculitis decalvans, morphea, sarcoidosis, and lichen planopilaris. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clindermatol.2015.10.003DOI Listing
October 2016
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[A recurrent case of adult favus successfully treated with terbinafine].

Mikrobiyol Bul 2015 Oct;49(4):619-24

Çukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Division of Mycology, Adana, Turkey.

Favus or tinea capitis favosa, is a chronic inflammatory dermatophytosis of the scalp. The disease is particularly common in children aged 6 to 10 years, more often in boys, and it also occurs in adults. Human-to-human transmission is therefore possible. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5578/mb.9901DOI Listing
October 2015
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The complete mitochondrial genome of Mastacembelus aculeatus (Cypriniformes, Mastacembelidae) from the Pearl River, China.

Mitochondrial DNA A DNA Mapp Seq Anal 2016 11 7;27(6):4566-4567. Epub 2015 Dec 7.

a Animal Science College, South China Agricultural University , Guangzhou , China and.

In this paper, the complete mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequence of Mastacembelus aculeatus was determined. The mitochondrial genome is 16 543 bp in length, including 13 protein-coding genes, 2 ribosomal RNAs (rRNAs), 22 transfer RNAs (tRNAs), and a non-coding control region as those found in other vertebrates, with the gene identical to that of typical vertebrates. The overall base composition of the heavy strand is 30. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/19401736.2015.1101566DOI Listing
November 2016
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Managing Osteoporosis in Patients on Long-Term Bisphosphonate Treatment: Report of a Task Force of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.

J Bone Miner Res 2016 Jan;31(1):16-35

The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Bisphosphonates (BPs) are the most commonly used medications for osteoporosis. This ASBMR report provides guidance on BP therapy duration with a risk-benefit perspective. Two trials provided evidence for long-term BP use. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.2708DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4906542PMC
January 2016
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Use of UHPLC high-resolution Orbitrap mass spectrometry to investigate the genes involved in the production of secondary metabolites in Aspergillus flavus.

Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 2015 17;32(10):1656-73. Epub 2015 Aug 17.

a Laboratory of Food Analysis, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences , Ghent University , Ghent , Belgium.

The fungus Aspergillus flavus is known for its ability to produce the toxic and carcinogenic aflatoxins in food and feed. While aflatoxins are of most concern, A. flavus is predicted to be capable of producing many more metabolites based on a study of its complete genome sequence. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19440049.2015.1071499DOI Listing
July 2016
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Disseminated Favus Caused by Microsporum gypseum in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Acta Derm Venereol 2016 Feb;96(2):270-1

Department of Dermatology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430022, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2340/00015555-2201DOI Listing
February 2016
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TERT Polymorphism rs2736100-C Is Associated with EGFR Mutation-Positive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Clin Cancer Res 2015 Nov 6;21(22):5173-5180. Epub 2015 Jul 6.

Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.

Purpose: EGF receptor (EGFR) mutation-positive (EGFRmut(+)) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may be a unique orphan disease. Previous studies suggested that the telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) gene polymorphism is associated with demographic and clinical features strongly associated with EGFR mutations, for example, adenocarcinoma histology, never-smoking history, and female gender. We aim to test the association between TERT polymorphism and EGFRmut(+) NSCLC. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-15-0009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4644673PMC
November 2015
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Evolution of tinea capitis in the Nanchang area, Southern China: a 50-year survey (1965-2014).

Mycoses 2015 May 10;58(5):261-6. Epub 2015 Mar 10.

Institute of Dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Science & Peking Union Medical College, Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology for Skin Diseases and STIs, Nanjing, China; Dermatology Hospital of Jiangxi Province, Nanchang, China.

Tinea capitis remains a common public health problem worldwide especially in developing areas. Aetiologic agents and clinical pattern vary with geography and history of socioeconomic conditions. Three community surveys and a prospective study were carried out over the past 50 years (1965-2014) in the Qingyunpu District of Nanchang, Southern China. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/myc.12307DOI Listing
May 2015
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Generalized favus: the story of a legendary case of tinea favosa.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2015 Jun 9;106(5):383-6. Epub 2015 Jan 9.

Médico Adjunto, Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Sureste, Arganda del Rey, Madrid, España.

From the moment the Olavide Museum opened its doors in 1882 until its content was packed up around 1965 and lost sight of for a time, it underwent a succession of changes. Some of those changes cannot be fully documented now because the archives of the Provincial Council (Diputación) of Madrid were lost during the Spanish Civil War. The museum was initially housed in Hospital de San Juan de Dios, in the neighborhood of Atocha. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2014.11.008DOI Listing
June 2015
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[Favique ringworm treated with terbinafine in a child of 11 years].

Pan Afr Med J 2015 14;22:368. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

Service de Dermatologie de l'Hôpital Militaire Moulay Ismail de Meknès, Meknès, Maroc.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2015.22.368.6705DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4789186PMC
December 2016
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Goya and tinea favosa.

An Bras Dermatol 2014 Nov-Dec;89(6):992-4

Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, SP, Brazil.

A case of a tinea favosa involving the scalp of a child represented in the painting "Boys climbing a tree" (Muchachos trepando a un árbol), by Francisco Goya y Lucientes, with pictorial representation of favic scutula and consequent alopecia. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4230674PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/abd1806-4841.20143262DOI Listing
April 2015
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The presence of biomarker enzymes of selected Scleractinian corals of Palk Bay, southeast coast of India.

Biomed Res Int 2014 18;2014:684874. Epub 2014 Aug 18.

Department of Marine and Coastal Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamilnadu 623526, India.

The health and existence of coral reefs are in danger by an increasing range of environmental and anthropogenic impacts. The causes of coral reef decline include worldwide climate change, shoreline development, habitat destruction, pollution, sedimentation and overexploitation. These disasters have contributed to an estimated loss of 27% of the reefs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/684874DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4151617PMC
April 2015
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Clinical types of tinea capitis and species identification in children: an experience from tertiary care centres of Karachi, Pakistan.

J Pak Med Assoc 2014 Mar;64(3):304-8

Objective: To study the clinical types of Tinea Capitis and identify species in children reporting to two tertiary care centres of Karachi, Pakistan.

Methods: The descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted at the Dermatology Outpatients' Department, PNS Shifa Hospital and the Institute of Skin Diseases, Karachi, from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2009. It comprised 202 children with clinical diagnosis of tinea capitis, confirmed by skin scrapings, showing fungal hyphae and spores in 10% potassium hydroxide on direct microscopy. Read More

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March 2014
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[Epidemiology of Tinea capitis in the suburbs of Tipasa, Algeria].

J Mycol Med 2014 Jun 17;24(2):141-3. Epub 2014 Apr 17.

Établissement public hospitalier Hadjout, Tipasa, Algérie.

Unlabelled: Tinea capitis represent a public health problem in Algeria, despite improvement of living conditions. We conducted a retrospective study of cases diagnosed in the hospital Hadjout (Tipasa), Algeria, during 3 years (January 2010-January 2013).

Result: Among a total of 213 hair samples, 133 were positive (direct examination or culture). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mycmed.2014.02.008DOI Listing
June 2014
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Cat favus caused by Microsporum incurvatum comb. nov.: the clinical and histopathological features and molecular phylogeny.

Med Mycol 2014 Apr 6;52(3):276-84. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Institute of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

Favus is a distinctive form of infection that is caused by exclusively dermatophytes. Its clinical presentation is characterized by scutula, which are concave, thick fungal crusts. The best-known examples of human scalp favus are caused by Trichophyton schoenleinii and those of mouse favus are caused by T. Read More

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April 2014
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The clinical diagnosis of osteoporosis: a position statement from the National Bone Health Alliance Working Group.

Osteoporos Int 2014 May 28;25(5):1439-43. Epub 2014 Feb 28.

Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA,

Unlabelled: Osteoporosis causes an elevated fracture risk. We propose the continued use of T-scores as one means for diagnosis but recommend that, alternatively, hip fracture; osteopenia-associated vertebral, proximal humerus, pelvis, or some wrist fractures; or FRAX scores with ≥3% (hip) or 20% (major) 10-year fracture risk also confer an osteoporosis diagnosis.

Introduction: Osteoporosis is a common disorder of reduced bone strength that predisposes to an increased risk for fractures in older individuals. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3988515PMC
May 2014
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Tinea capitis favosa misdiagnosed as tinea amiantacea.

Med Mycol Case Rep 2012 Dec 28;2:29-31. Epub 2012 Dec 28.

Clinical dispensary of Mellassine, 4048 street, Tunis 1007, Tunisia.

Introduction: Favus of the scalp or tinea capitis favosa is a chronic dermatophyte infection of the scalp. In almost cases, favus is caused by Trichophyton schoenleinii, anthropophilic dermatophyte. It is characterized by the presence of scutula and severe alopecia. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3885931PMC
December 2012
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Robert Remak (1815-1865): discoverer of the fungal character of dermatophytoses.

Clin Dermatol 2013 Nov-Dec;31(6):802-5

Robert Remak was the first scientist to undertake successful research on fungal skin infections. A neurologist, physiologist, and embryologist, Remak was the first to observe the fungal changes causing the disease of favus; however, he gave credit for the discovery to Professor Johann Schönlein and denied all attempts by others to credit him with the discovery by calling them a mistake. He named the disease Achorion schönleinii; however, over time, the name was changed to Trichophyton schoenleinii. Read More

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June 2014
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Favus in an elderly Kashmiri female: A rare occurrence.

Indian J Dermatol 2013 Sep;58(5):411

Department of Dermatology, STD and Leprosy, Govt. Medical College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. E-mail:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3778822PMC
September 2013
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Tinea infection with scutula-like lesions caused by Microsporum gypseum in a SLE patient: case report and literature review.

Mycopathologia 2013 Oct 4;176(3-4):255-8. Epub 2013 Aug 4.

Jinling Hospital, Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Southern Medical University (Guangzhou), 305 E Zhongshan Road, Nanjing, 210002, Jiangsu Province, China.

Scutula are characteristic lesions of tinea favosa or favus; the most frequently identified causative organism is Trichophyton schoenleinii. Although scutula-like lesions were described in Microsporum gypseum infection, their presence on glabrous skin in a patient with SLE has not been reported previously. We report a case of tinea infection with scutula-like lesions caused by Microsporum gypseum in a SLE patient, who was treated with topical terbinafine cream, and the lesions resolved completely. Read More

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October 2013
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Characterization of the effect of chronic administration of a calcium-sensing receptor antagonist, ronacaleret, on renal calcium excretion and serum calcium in postmenopausal women.

Bone 2013 Sep 10;56(1):154-62. Epub 2013 Jun 10.

GlaxoSmithKline, King of Prussia, PA 19406, USA.

Ronacaleret is an orally-active calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) antagonist that has the potential for therapeutic utility in the stimulation of PTH release, notably as a bone anabolic agent comparable to recombinant human PTH(1-34) (rhPTH(1-34)). A recent study has shown that, despite the ability to increase circulating PTH levels in postmenopausal women in a dose-dependent manner, minimal effects of ronacaleret on bone mineral density have been observed. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to characterize the PTH profile as well as calcium metabolism parameters as a marker of PTH biological activity following the administration of ronacaleret or rhPTH(1-34). Read More

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September 2013
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Botany, phytochemistry, pharmacology, and potential application of Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb.et Zucc.: a review.

J Ethnopharmacol 2013 Jul 22;148(3):729-45. Epub 2013 May 22.

Department of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, The Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400038, PR China.

Ethnopharmacological Relevance: Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. et Zucc. (Polygonum cuspidatum), also known as Reynoutria japonica Houtt and Huzhang in China, is a traditional and popular Chinese medicinal herb. Read More

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July 2013
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Human pathogenic fungus Trichophyton schoenleinii activates the NLRP3 inflammasome.

Protein Cell 2013 Jul 18;4(7):529-38. Epub 2013 May 18.

College of Life Science, Shandong Normal University, Jinan 250014, China.

The fungus Trichophyton schoenleinii (T. schoenleinii) is the causative agent of Trichophytosis and Tinea favosa of the scalp in certain regions of Eurasia and Africa. Human innate immune system plays an important role in combating with various pathogens including fungi. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4875508PMC
July 2013
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Epigenetic regulation of BMP2 by 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 through DNA methylation and histone modification.

PLoS One 2013 19;8(4):e61423. Epub 2013 Apr 19.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, PR China.

Genetic hypercalciuric stone-forming (GHS) rats have increased intestinal Ca absorption, decreased renal tubule Ca reabsorption and low bone mass, all of which are mediated at least in part by elevated tissue levels of the vitamin D receptor (VDR). Both 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25(OH)2D3) and bone morphogenetic protein 2 (BMP2) are critical for normal maintenance of bone metabolism and bone formation, respectively. The complex nature of bone cell regulation suggests a potential interaction of these two important regulators in GHS rats. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3631216PMC
November 2013
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Species-specific responses of corals to bleaching events on anthropogenically turbid reefs on Okinawa Island, Japan, over a 15-year period (1995-2009).

PLoS One 2013 2;8(4):e60952. Epub 2013 Apr 2.

Center for Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Studies, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), 16-2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

Coral bleaching, triggered by elevated sea-surface temperatures (SSTs) has caused a decline in coral cover and changes in the abundances of corals on reefs worldwide. Coral decline can be exacerbated by the effects of local stressors like turbidity, yet some reefs with a natural history of turbidity can support healthy and resilient coral communities. However, little is known about responses of coral communities to bleaching events on anthropogenically turbid reefs as a result of recent (post World War II) terrestrial runoff. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3614915PMC
September 2013
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Transcriptome identification of the resistance-associated genes (RAGs) to Aspergillus flavus infection in pre-harvested peanut (Arachis hypogaea).

Funct Plant Biol 2013 Apr;40(3):292-303

Crops Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Wushan 510640, Guangzhou, China.

Pre-harvest aflatoxin contamination caused by Aspergillus favus is a major concern in peanut. However, little is known about the resistance mechanism, so the incorporation of resistance into cultivars with commercially-acceptable genetic background has been slowed. To identify resistance-associated genes potentially underlying the resistance mechanism, we compared transcriptome profiles in resistant and susceptible peanut genotypes under three different treatments: well watered, drought stress and both A. Read More

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