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Editorial Board and Reviewers of Volume 18 (2020), Issue 4

Editorial Board and Reviewers of Volume 18 (2020), Issue 3

Editorial Board and Reviewers of Volume 18 (2020), Issue 2

Editorial Board and Reviewers of Volume 18 (2020), Issue 1


Current Issue: Volume 18, Issue 4, Autumn 2020, Pages 1-131 

Research Paper

1. Identification of Subgenomic DNAs Associated with Wheat Dwarf Virus Infection in Iran

Pages 1-8


Mohamad Hamed Ghodoum Parizipour; Amir Ghaffar Shahriari

2. Sequence and Phylogenetic Analysis of the First Complete Genome of Rice tungro spherical virus in Malaysia

Pages 9-17


Maathavi Kannan; Maisarah Mohamad Saad; Zamri Zainal; Hakimi Kassim; Ismanizan Ismail; Noraini Talip; Syarul Nataqain Baharum; Hamidun Bunawan

4. Genome Wide Analysis of Citrus sinensis Heat Shock Proteins

Pages 29-38


Waqar Shafqat; Muhamamd Jafar Jaskani; Rizwana Maqbool; Ahmad Sattar Khan; Summar Abbas Naqvi; Zulfiqar Ali; Iqrar Ahmad Khan

5. Expression Alteration of Candidate Rice MiRNAs in Response to Sheath Blight Disease

Pages 39-46


Soheila Talesh Sasani; Bahram M. Soltani; Rahim Mehrabi; Hossein Samavatian; Fereidoun Padasht-Dehkaei

7. Distribution and Classification of Dehydrins in Selected Plant Species Using Bioinformatics Approach

Pages 56-66


Nadir Zaman; Shahzadi Lal; Waqar Ali; Muhammad Aasim; Saqib Mumtaz; Atif kamil; Noor Shad Bibi

13. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Streptococcus Pyogenes Exposed to Malaysian Trigona Honey In Vitro Demonstrated Downregulation of Virulence Factor

Pages 115-123


Mohammad A. Al-kafaween; Mohd Hilmi Abu Bakar; Hamid A. Nagi Al-Jamal; Nour A. Elsahoryi; Norzawani Binti Jaffar; Mohd khairi Zahri

14. Investigation of Supercharging as A Strategy to Enhance the Solubility and Plasminogen Cleavage Activity of Reteplase

Pages 124-131


Hooria Seyedhosseini Ghaheh; Mohamad Reza Ganjalikhany; Parichehreh Yaghmaei; Morteza Pourfarzam; Hamid Mir Mohammad Sadeghi