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Domestic carnivore interactions with wildlife in the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, Chile: husbandry and perceptions of impact from a community perspective

Description: This article contains results of surveys to pet owners and non-owners living in the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve in order to understand husbandry and perceptions of impacts by unconfined, domestic carnivores.
Date: June 2, 2017
Creator: Schüttler, Elke; Saavedra-Aracena, Lorena & Jiménez, Jaime E.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Development and use of a switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) transformation pipeline by the BioEnergy Science Center to evaluate plants for reduced cell wall recalcitrance

Description: This article provides information on the organization and outcomes of the BioEnergy Science Center Transformation Pipeline, and supplies useful information when developing coordinated, large-scale, multi-institutional reverse genetic pipelines to improve crop traits.
Date: September 14, 2017
Creator: Nelson, Richard S.; Stewart, C. Neal, Jr.; Gou, Jiqing; Holladay, Susan; Gallego-Giraldo, Lina; Flanagan, Amy et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A Brief History of Insecticides and Quail

Description: This paper examines the types of insecticides that have been used in the United States, how quail could be exposed to these substances, and how they may have contributed to declining quail populations.
Date: July 25, 2017
Creator: Gobeli, Amanda; Thompson, Caitlin & Reyna, Kelly S.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Translocation as a Population Restoration Technique for Northern Bobwhites: A Review and Synthesis

Description: This paper includes a review and recommendation by the National Bobwhite Technical Committee Science Subcommittee, along with a discussion of the state of science on key aspects of bobwhite conservation, best management practices for translocation, and ways to reduce uncertainty about implementation.
Date: July 25, 2017
Creator: Martin, James A.; Applegate, Roger D.; Dailey, Thomas V.; Downey, Michelle; Emmerich, Beth; Hernández, Fidel et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Dynamic changes in transcriptome and cell wall composition underlying brassinosteroid‑mediated lignification of switchgrass suspension cells

Description: This article provides an overview of the dynamic compositional changes during brassinosteroid-induced cell wall remodeling, and identifies candidate genes for future plant genetic engineering to overcome cell wall recalcitrance.
Date: August 8, 2017
Creator: Rao, Xiaolan; Shen, Hui; Pattathil, Sivakumar; Hahn, Michael G.; Gelineo-Albersheim, Ivana; Mohnen, Debra et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Brain Inflammation, Blood Brain Barrier dysfunction and Neuronal Synaptophysin Decrease after Inhalation Exposure to Titanium Dioxide Nano-aerosol in Aging Rats

Description: This article focuses on the consequences of TiO₂ distribution on the central nervous system and particularly on the blood-brain barrier functions.
Date: June 15, 2017
Creator: Disdier, Clémence; Chalansonnet, Monique; Gagnaire, François; Gaté, Laurent; Cosnier, Frédéric; Devoy, Jérôme et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Critical developmental windows for morphology and hematology revealed by intermittent and continuous hypoxic incubation in embryos of quail (Coturnix coturnix)

Description: This article describes the exposure of quail embryos in the intact egg to hypoxia during "early" or "late" incubation for their entire 16-18 day incubation to determine critical windows for viability and growth.
Date: November 14, 2016
Creator: Burggren, Warren W. & Elmonoufy, Nourhan
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Environmental vibrios represent a source of antagonistic compounds that inhibit pathogenic Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains

Description: This article predicts that marine-derived bacteria should inhibit Vibrio pathogens and may be a source of unique antibiotic compounds.
Date: March 10, 2017
Creator: Burks, David J.; Norris, Stephen; Kauffman, Kathryn M.; Joy, Abigail; Arevalo, Philip; Azad, Rajeev K. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Extensive shared polymorphism at non-MHC immune genes in recently diverged North American prairie grouse

Description: This article investigates the patterns of shared polymorphism and selection at non-MHC immune genes in five grouse species from Centrocercus and Tympanuchus genera.
Date: January 25, 2017
Creator: Minias, Piotr; Bateson, Zachary W.; Whittingham, Linda A.; Johnson, Jeff A.; Oyler-McCance, Sara & Dunn, Peter O.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Oral spore-based probiotic supplementation was associated with reduced incidence of post-prandial dietary endotoxin, triglycerides, and disease risk biomarkers

Description: This article contains a study to determine if 30-d of oral spore-based probiotic supplementation could reduce dietary endotoxemia.
Date: January 26, 2017
Creator: McFarlin, Brian K.; Henning, Andrea L.; Bowman, Erin M.; Gary, Melody A. & Carbajal, Kimberly M.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences