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BMC Series Focus Issue

July: Inflammation

To celebrate World Allergy Week 2020, the BMC Series is proud to present July’s focus issue dedicated to inflammation. Browse our biology, chemistry and medical titles for insight into recent research in the field, including allergy, autoimmune and inflammatory conditions.

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Evaluation of Hydra HALT-1 as a toxin moiety for recombinant immunotoxin
William F. Jiemy, Lih Fhung Hiew, Hong Xi Sha, Lionel L. A. In & Jung Shan Hwang 
BMC Biotechnology 20:31 (2020)
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Synthesis and biological evaluation of 2-(4-methylsulfonyl phenyl) indole derivatives: multi-target compounds with dual antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activities
Ahmed M. M. Shaker, Eman K. A. Abdelall, Khaled R. A. Abdellatif & Hamdy M. Abdel-Rahman 
BMC Chemistry 14:23 (2020)
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Evaluation of the effects of a standardized aqueous extract of Phyllanthus emblica fruits on endothelial dysfunction, oxidative stress, systemic inflammation and lipid profile in subjects with metabolic syndrome: a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled clinical study
Pingali Usharani, Padma Latha Merugu & Chandrasekhar Nutalapati 
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 19:97 (2019)
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Spontaneous embryo resorption in the mouse is triggered by embryonic apoptosis followed by rapid removal via maternal sterile purulent inflammation
Barbara Drews, Luis Flores Landaverde, Anja Kühl & Ulrich Drews 
BMC Developmental Biology 20:1 (2020)
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In silico genome-wide miRNA-QTL-SNPs analyses identify a functional SNP associated with mastitis in Holsteins
Qiang Jiang, Han Zhao, Rongling Li, Yaran Zhang, Yong Liu, Jinpeng Wang, Xiuge Wang, Zhihua Ju, Wenhao Liu, Minghai Hou & Jinming Huang 
BMC Genetics 20:46 (2019)
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ncRI: a manually curated database for experimentally validated non-coding RNAs in inflammation
Shuyuan Wang, Shunheng Zhou, Haizhou Liu, Qianqian Meng, Xueyan Ma, Hui Liu, Lihong Wang & Wei Jiang 
BMC Genomics 21:380 (2020)
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Similar immune mechanisms control experimental airway eosinophilia elicited by different allergens and treatment protocols
Evelyn J. Hyde, Kirsty A. Wakelin, Naomi J. Daniels, Sayani Ghosh & Franca Ronchese 
BMC Immunology 20:18 (2019)
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Association of a placental Interleukin-6 genetic variant (rs1800796) with DNA methylation, gene expression and risk of acute chorioamnionitis
Chaini Konwar, Giulia F. Del Gobbo, Jefferson Terry & Wendy P. Robinson 
BMC Medical Genetics 20:36 (2019)
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Comparison of DNA methylation profiles from saliva in Coeliac disease and non-coeliac disease individuals
Nerissa L. Hearn, Christine L. Chiu & Joanne M. Lind 
BMC Medical Genomics 13:16 (2020)
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Computer-aided evaluation of inflammatory changes over time on MRI of the spine in patients with suspected axial spondyloarthritis: a feasibility study
Evgeni Aizenberg, Rosaline van den Berg, Zineb Ez-Zaitouni, Désirée van der Heijde, Monique Reijnierse, Oleh Dzyubachyk & Boudewijn P.F. Lelieveldt 
BMC Medical Imaging 17:55 (2017)
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A mouse ear skin model to study the dynamics of innate immune responses against Staphylococcus aureus biofilms
Aizat Iman Abdul Hamid, Laurence Nakusi, Mickael Givskov, Young-Tae Chang, Claire Marquès & Pascale Gueirard 
BMC Microbiology 20:22 (2020)
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A systematic review of the role of inflammatory biomarkers in acute, subacute and chronic non-specific low back pain
Patrick Morris, Kareem Ali, Mackenzie Merritt, Joey Pelletier & Luciana G Macedo 
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 21:142 (2020)
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The transcriptional reprograming and functional identification of WRKY family members in pepper’s response to Phytophthora capsici infection
Wei Cheng, Yan Jiang, Jiangtao Peng, Jianwen Guo, Menglan Lin, Chengting Jin, Jinfeng Huang, Weiqi Tang, Deyi Guan & Shuilin He 
BMC Plant Biology 20:256 (2020)
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Bactericidal activity of hexylresorcinol lozenges against oropharyngeal organisms associated with acute sore throat
Derek Matthews, Oluwajoba Adegoke & Adrian Shephard 
BMC Research Notes 13:99 (2020)
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Healthcare resource utilization and costs associated with inflammatory bowel disease among patients with chronic inflammatory diseases: a retrospective cohort study
David P. Hudesman, Soumya D. Chakravarty, Bruno Emond, Lorie A. Ellis, Patrick Lefebvre, Kay Sadik & Jose U. Scher 
BMC Rheumatology 4:16 (2020)
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