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As a new service for its users, the Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine now provides custom literature retrieval and compilation on biological, geographical and health subjects. The publishers of the site conduct such custom searches across its database containing nearly 37 million references and over 20 million summaries.

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As a response to increasing requests for literature search services, the Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine now generates collections of bibliographic references for user-requested search terms on biological, geographical and health subjects. For accommodating these services, the site now hosts a new Reference Collections section in which the results of literature searches are published. This section initially contains reference collections on two subjects.

The reference collection for Entamoeba histolytica adhesin contains 50 references including 28 summaries on the adherence of Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites to target cells. Entamoeba histolytica is a parasitic protozoan estimated to infect about 50 million people worldwide. The collection at covers references on adherence of Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites to rat and human colonic mucosa, localization and identification of an Entamoeba histolytica adhesin, Entamoeba histolytica molecules involved in the target cell parasite relationship, and diagnosis of pathogenic Entamoeba histolytica infection using a stool ELISA based on monoclonal antibodies to the galactose-specific adhesin.

The newly published reference collection for Sybraloy covers this dental alloy used in restorative or prosthetic dentistry. Dental alloys are mixtures of metallic elements or compounds with other metallic or metalloid elements in varying proportions. This reference collection contains 8 references including summaries and covers histo-pathologic and bacterial evaluation of conventional and new copper amalgams, the binding of corroded metallic ions to salivary type proteins, the effect of zinc on the biocompatibility of dental amalgams in vitro, cytotoxicity of corroded and non corroded dental silver amalgams, and antibacterial properties of and element release from some dental amalgams. was launched in 1998 and has become a comprehensive publisher of references in biology, in the applied life sciences agriculture, horticulture and forestry, in the earth sciences, in the environmental sciences, and in the health sciences. The site contains a total of 36,903,181 bibliographic references from as early as 1703. Nearly sixty percent of these entries feature a summary or abstract of their scientific content. The site also features a mobile version and frequently updated accounts at Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.

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