Biology
1. Functional importance and structure of small ribosomal protein RACK1

Karzan Jalal Salih

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2022, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.24271/passer.2021.301031.1080

Abstract
  AbstractThe Receptor for Activated C Kinase 1 (RACK1) protein is one of the ribosomal proteins that is located in the small subunit which is maintained across most of the eukaryotes and functions as a flexible scaffold protein involved in multiple signaling pathways. It is considered as a highly conserved ...  Read More

Agriculture
2. Morphological and Molecular Identification of Ixodid Ticks that Infest Ruminants in Erbil province, Kurdistan Region-Iraq

Khalid Jabar Aziz

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2022, Pages 8-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.24271/psr.2021.301552.1084

Abstract
  A cross- sectional survey was conducted in Erbil province from April to July 2021 to estimate the prevalence of major Ixodid ticks on ruminants and to identify tick species using morphological and molecular tools. A total of 687 animals (202 cattle, 287 sheep and 198 goats) examined, and 254 (36.9 %) ...  Read More

3. Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices on COVID-19 in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq: An Online Cross-Sectional Survey

Nazdar Qudrat Abas; Muhammad Amen; Nazanin Abbas; Muhamad Yusif; Dilshad Jaff

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2022, Pages 14-24

http://dx.doi.org/10.24271/psr.2021.309110.1096

Abstract
  Background: First COVID-19 case was recorded on February 26th, 2020 in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). Shortly after the number of cases increased significantly. Limited research has been conducted to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of the population in the region about the pandemic. ...  Read More