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Genome Sequences of Streptomyces Phages Amela and Verse
This article describes Amela and Verse, two Streptomyces phages isolated by enrichment on Streptomyces venezuelae (ATCC 10712) from two different soil samples.
Crystal structure of (3E,5E)-3,5-bis[4-(diethylazaniumyl)benzylidene]-1-methyl-4-oxopiperidin-1-ium trichloride dihydrate: a potential biophotonic material
This article describes the crystal structure of the title compound, and examines application as an agent for locating cancer cells with two-photon excited fluorescence as as a potential agent for a photodynamic treatment of cancer. This article includes supporting information with computing details of the study.
Are Smoking Cessation Treatments Associated with Suicidality Risk? An Overview
This article explores the relationship between smoking cessation interventions and suicidality and explore common treatments, their associated risks, and effectiveness in promoting smoking reduction and abstinence.
Redefining Agricultural Residues as Bioenergy Feedstocks
This article presents a review of traits relevant to the development of dual purpose varieties is presented with particular emphasis on stover moisture and stay-green.
Virtual Reality for Enhanced Ecological Validity and Experimental Control in the Clinical, Affective and Social Neurosciences
This article highlights the potential of virtual reality environments for enhanced ecological validity in the clinical, affective, and social neurosciences.
Understanding Water-Stress Responses in Soybean Using Hydroponics System - A Systems Biology Perspective
This article discusses using a system of reduced complexity like hydroponics to identify the potential candidates for water-stress tolerance by plants.
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill as a Case Study for Interdisciplinary Cooperation within Developmental Biology, Environmental Sciences and Physiology
This article makes the argument for interdisciplinary teams that bring together scientists with different specialties as an efficient way--and perhaps the only way--to unravel highly complex biological effects of marine oil spills.
Transgenic approaches to altering carbon and nitrogen partitioning in whole plants: assessing the potential to improve crop yields and nutritional quality
This article summarizes the key transport steps involved in organic carbon and nitrogen compound partitioning, and discusses various transgenic approaches for directly manipulating key carbon and nitrogen transporters involved.
Commentary: Feedback stabilizes propagation of synchronous spiking in cortical neural networks
This article provides a commentary on the article "Feedback stabilizes propagation of synchronous spiking in cortical neural networks" by Moldakarimov, S., Bazhenov, M., and Sejnowski, T.J.
Localization of polyhydroxybutyrate in sugarcane using Fourier-transform infrared microspectroscopy and multivariate imaging
This article demonstrates the power of infrared microspectroscopy to rapidly image plan sections to provide a snapshot of the chemical composition of the cell.
Accumulation of Flavonols over Hydroxycinnamic Acids Favors Oxidative Damage Protetion under Abiotic Stress
This article reports on the characterization of the different antioxidant mechanisms of tomato plants subjected to heat stress, salinity stress, or a combination of both stresses.
Resonant excitation of coupled Rayleigh waves in a short and narrow fluid channel clad between two identical metal plates
This article studies the transmission of ultrasonic waves through a slit between two water immersed brass plates for sub-wavelength plate thicknesses and slit apertures.
Epigenetic Inheritance and Its Role in Evolutionary Biology: Re-Evaluation and New Perspectives
This essay poses an argument for epigenetics having a potentially profound role in our understanding of inheritance, natural selection and evolution, and deserving more attention.
A deep transcriptomic analysis of pod development in the vanilla orchid (Vanilla planifolia)
This research article describes very large gene sequence datasets from vanilla pods at different times of development, representing different tissue types, including the seeds, hairs, and placental and mesocarp tissues within the pod.
Transcriptome analysis of secondary cell wall development in Medicago truncatula
This article describes a transcriptome microarray assay and high through-put quantitative real time PCR analysis of Medicago truncatula.
Simulation of an aperture-based antihydrogen gravity experiment
This article presents a Monte Carlo simulation of an experiment that could potentially determine whether antihydrogen accelerates vertically up or down as a result of earth's gravity.
ABA is required for the accumulation of APX1 and MBF1c during a combination of water deficit and heat stress
This article studies the response of mutants impaired in ABA signalling (abi1-1) and biosynthesis (aba1-1) to a combination of water deficit and heat stress.
Comparative cell-specific transcriptomics reveals differentiation of C₄ photosynthesis pathways in switchgrass and other C₄ lineages
This article provides an mesophyll and bundle sheath cell type-specific transcriptome data set from the monocot NAD-malic enzyme subtype switchgrass (Panicum virgatum).
Rapid identification of causative insertions underlying Medicago truncatula Tnt1 mutants defective in symbiotic nitrogen fixation from a forward genetic screen by whole genome sequencing
This article demonstrates that whole genome sequencing is an efficient approach for identification of causative genes underlying symbiotic nitrogen fixation defective phenotypes in Medicago truncatula Tnt1 insertion mutants obtained via forward genetic screens.
Applications of Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance (FT-ICR) and Orbitrap Based High Resolution Mass Spectrometry in Metabolomics and Lipidomics
This review explores the latest developments in Fourier transform mass spectrometry and Orbitrap based metabolomics technology, its advantages and drawbacks for using in metabolomics and lipidomics studies, and development of novel approaches for processing high resolution mass spectrometry data.
Computational inference of the structure and regulation of the lignin pathway in Panicum virgatum
This article uses a systems biological modeling approach to address the challenge of in vivo measurements to elucidate the structure and regulation of the lignin pathway through a computational characterization of alternate candidate topologies.
Ion exchanger in the brain: Quantitative analysis of perineuronally fixed anionic binding sites suggests diffusion barriers with ion sorting properties
This article proposes that fixed charge-densities in the brain are involved in regulating ion mobility, the volume fraction of extracellular space and the viscosity of matrix components.
Evaluation of the Biological Effects of Externally Tunable, Hydrogel Encapsulated Quantum Dot Nanospheres in Escherichia coli
This article presents the biological effects of a novel hydrogel based quantum dot nano-structure on E. coli bacteria.
Phenotypic developmental plasticity induced by preincubation egg storage in chicken embryos (Gallus gallus domesticus)
This article investigates how preincubation egg storage conditions (temperature, duration, hypoxia, and hypercapnia) affects viability, body mass, and physiological variables and functions in day 15 chicken embryos.
Classical trajectory Monte Carlo simulations of particle confinement using dual levitated coils
This article investigates the particle confinement properties of plasma confinement systems that employ dual levitated magnetic coils using classical trajectory Monte Carlo simulations.
Activation of apoptosis in NAF-1-deficient human epithelial breast cancer cells
This article shows that small hairpin RNA-mediated suppresion of NAF-1 results in the activation of apoptosis in epithelial breast cancer cells and xenograft tumors.
Draft Genome Sequence of a Bacillus Bacterium from the Atacama Desert Wetlands Metagenome
This article reports the draft genome sequence of a Bacillus bacterium isolated from the microflora of Nostoc colonies grown at the Andean wetlands in northern Chile.
Flexible Holographic Fabrication of 3D Photonic Crystal Templates with Polarization Control through a 3D Printed Reflective Optical Element
This article systematically studies the holographic fabrication of three-dimensional (3D) structures using a single 3D printed reflective optical element (ROE), taking advantage of the ease of design and 3D printing of the ROE.
Accelerator-based neutron source using a cold deuterium target with degenerate electrons
This article discusses recent reports of potential cold deuterium targets.
HSI2/VAL1 PHD-like domain promotes H3K27 trimethylation to repress the expression of seed maturation genes and complex transgenes in Arabidopsis seedlings
This article studies the novel mutant allele hsi2-4, isolated in a genetic screen to identify Arabidopsis mutants with consitutively elevated expression of a glutathione S-transferase F8:luciferase reporter gene in Arabidopsis.
Being an Informed Consumer of Health Information and Assessment of Electronic Health Literacy in a National Sample of Internet Users: Validity and Reliability of the e-HLS Instrument
This article examines psychometric properties of a new electronic health literacy measure in a national sample of Internet users with specific attention to older users.
An UPLC-ESI-MS/MS Assay Using 6-Aminoquinolyl-N-Hydroxysuccinimidyl Carbamate Derivatization for Targeted Aminio Acid Analysis: Application to Screening of Arabidopsis thaliana Mutants
This article presents a method that enables thirty-eight metabolites (proteinogenic amino acids and related compounds) to be analyzed, with an improved sensitivity of 1 to 5 orders of magnitude compared to existing methods.
Tissue biodistribution of intravenously administrated titanium dioxide nanoparticles revealed blood-brain barrier clearance and brain inflammation in rat
This article reports time-related responses from single-dose intravenous administration of 1 mg/kg Ti₂ NPs to rats, with particular emphasis on titanium quantification in the brain.
Comparing interval estimates for small sample ordinal CFA models
This article compares Bayesian, Robust maximum likelihood, and asymptotically generalized least squares interval estimates of factor correlations in ordinal confirmatory factor analysis models for small sample data.
Identification of Novel Genomic Islands in Liverpool Epidemic Strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Using Segmentation and Clustering
This article utilizes a recursive segmentation and cluster procedure presented as a genome-mining tool, GEMINI, to decipher genomic islands and understand their contributions to the evolution of virulence and antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Genome-wide analysis of the omega-3 fatty acid desaturase gene family in Gossypium
This article identifies and characterizes the omega-3 fatty acid desaturase gene family in Gossypium hirsutum, with an emphasis on identifying omega-3 fatty acid desaturase involved in cold temperature adaption.
Garcinol sensitizes human head and neck carcinoma to cisplatin in a xenoraft mouse model despite downregulation of proliferative biomarkers
This article investigates whether garcinol, a polyisoprenylated benzophenone can chemosensitize HNSCC to cisplatin.
Post-hatching development of mitochondrial function, organ mass and metabolic rate in two ectotherms, the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) and the common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
This article investigates the metabolism, growth and muscle mitochondrial function in hatchlings of a turtle and a crocodilian, two ectotherms that never develop endothermy.
Holographic Fabrication of Designed Functional Defect Lines in Photonic Crystal Lattice Using a Spatial Light Modulator
This article reports the holographic fabrication of designed defect lines in photonic crystal lattices through phase engineering using a spatial light modulator.
The construct of psychopathy in a Chilean prison population
This article tests the four-factor model of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist - Revised empirical construct of psychopathy in a Chilean prison population by using instruments that supply different types of data.
Lipidomic Analysis of Endocannabinoid Signaling: Targeted Metabolite Identification and Quantification
This article reviews several methodologies to quantify endocannabinoids in various biological systems.
Cancer-Related NEET Proteins Transfer 2Fe-2S Clusters to Anamorsin, a Protein Required for Cytosolic Iron-Sulfur Cluster Biogenesis
This article reports the first physiological 2Fe-2S cluster acceptor for both NEET proteins as human Anamorsin (also known as cytokine induced apoptosis inhibitor-1; CIAPIN-1).
A toolbox of genes, proteins, metabolites and promoters for improving drought tolerance in soybean includes the metabolite coumestrol and stomatal development genes
This article identifies metabolites, proteins, and genes that are strongly up or down regulated during rapid water stress following remove from a hydroponics system.
Role of a chalcone isomerase-like protein in flavonoid biosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana
This article identifies two chil mutants with a seed colour similar to that of wild-type Arabidopsis, but in sharp contrast to the characteristic transparent testa seed phenotype associated with other known flavonoid pathway genes.
ABA Is Required for Plant Acclimation to a Combination of Salt and Heat Stress
This article highlights the important role abscisic acid plays in the acclimation of plants to a combination of two different abiotic stresses.
LiDAR Data for Characterizing Linear and Planar Geomorphic Markers in Tectonic Geomorphology
This paper provides a brief review of airborne light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data for characterizing linear and planar geomorphic markers in tectonic geomorphology, including traces of active faults and surface deformation caused by earthquakes. Challenges and opportunities of LiDAR for the study of tectonic geomorphology and coseismic deformation are also discussed.
Surface core-level binding energy shifts for MgO(100)
This article presents theoretical and experimental results for the surface core-level binding energy, BE, shifts, SCLS, for MgO(100) and the anomalous O(1s) SCLS is interpreted in terms of the surface electronic structure.
From neural and social cooperation to the global emergence of cognition
This article elaborates on a discussion of the emergence of intelligence via criticality as a consequence of locality breakdown, by using criticality for the foundation of a novel generation of game theory making the local interaction between players yield long-range effects.
Undistorted 3D microstructures in SU8 formed through two-photon polymerization
This article presents the wavelength dependence of two-photon polymerization in SU-8 between 720-780 nm.
Remembering to Ask the Boss: Priming and the Dynamics of Priest Reliance on Bishop Cues
This article assesses the effects of randomly priming priests with varying considerations of their professional responsibilities and relevant constituencies (including parishioner expectations).