Articles, papers, presentations, and other materials authored by faculty from the Biology department of Loyola University Chicago's College of Arts & Sciences.

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Submissions from 2017

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Sensitizing Leukemia Stem Cells to NF-κB Inhibitor Treatment in Vivo by Inactivation of Both TNF and IL-1 Signaling, Peter W. Breslin, Jing Li, Andrew Volk, Jun Zhang, Joseph Cannova, Shaojun Dai, Caiqin Hao, Chenglong Hu, Jiewen Sun, Yan Xu, Wei Wei, Sucha nand, Jianjun Chen, Ameet Kini, Jiang Zhu, and Jiwang Zhang

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A Review of Neogene and Quaternary Pikes of Southeastern Europe and a New Species from the Early Pleistocene of Nogaisk, Ukraine, Terry C. Grande, Oleksandr M. Kovalchuk, and Mark V. H. Wilson

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Thermal Environment and Microhabitat of Ornate Box Turtle Hibernacula, Joseph Milanovich, Brock Struecker, Stanislaw A. Warcholek, and Leigh Anne Harden

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Draft Genome Sequence of Micrococcus luteus (Schroeter) Cohn (ATCC 12698), Catherine Putonti, Evan Cudone, Laurynas Kalesinskas, Kathleen C. Engelbrecht, David W. Koenig, and Alan J. Wolfe

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Draft Genome Sequence of Escherichia coli K-12 (ATCC 10798), Catherine Putonti, Daniela Dimitrova, Kathleen C. Engelbrecht, David W. Koenig, and Alan J. Wolfe

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Draft Genome Sequence of Escherichia coli K-12 (ATCC 29425), Catherine Putonti, Kathleen C. Engelbrecht, David W. Koenig, and Alan J. Wolfe

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Draft Genome Sequence of Enterococcus faecalis ATCC BAA-2128, Catherine Putonti, Laurynas Kalesinskas, Evan Cudone, Kathleen C. Engelbrecht, David W. Koenig, and Alan J. Wolfe

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Draft Genome Sequences of Two ATCC Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Strains, Catherine Putonti, Laurynas Kalesinskas, Evan Cudone, Kathleen C. Engelbrecht, David W. Koenig, and Alan J. Wolfe

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Draft Genome Sequence of Staphylococcus epidermidis (Winslow and Winslow) Evans (ATCC 14990), Catherine Putonti, Laurynas Kalesinskas, Evan Cudone, Alan J. Wolfe, Kathleen C. Engelbrecht, and David W. Koenig

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Two New Genera of Songbirds Represent Endemic Radiations from the Shola Sky Islands of the Western Ghats, India, Sushma Reddy, V. V. Robin, C. K. Vishnudas, Pooja Gupta, Frank E. Rheindt, Daniel M. Hooper, and Uma Ramakrishnan

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Non-sister Sri Lankan White-eyes (genus Zosterops) are a Result of Independent Colonizations, Sushma Reddy, Nelum Wickramasinghe, V. V. Robin, Uma Ramakrishnan, and Sampath S. Seneviratne

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The Double-Edges Role of Copper in the Fate of Amyloid Beta in the Presence of Anti-Oxidants, Hui Ye, Jing Yang, Xueli Zhang, Yiying Zhu, Emily Lenzowski, Yanli Tian, Can Zhang, Markus Hardt, Chunhua Qiao, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Anna Moore, and Chongzhao Ran

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Utilizing Modular Labs in Human Anatomy and Physiology: Lessons Learned From a First Time Experience, Jennifer Zitzner

Submissions from 2016

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Editorial: Linking Ecosystem Function to Microbial Diversity, Anne E. Bernhard and John J. Kelly

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Genetic and Transcriptional Analysis of Human Host Response to Healthy Gut Microbiota, Michael B. Burns, Allison L. Richards, Adnan Alazizi, Luis B. Barreiro, Roger Pique-Regi, Ran Blekhman, and Francesca Luca

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Raised Intracellular Calcium Contributes to Ischemia-Induced Depression of Evoked Synaptic Transmission, Shirin Jalini, Hui Ye, Alexander A. Tonkikh, Milton P. Charlton, and Peter L. Carlen

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Microplastic in Surface Waters of Urban Rivers: Concentration, Sources, and Associated Bacterial Assemblages, Amanda Rae Mccormick, Timothy Hoellein, Maxwell G. London, Joshua Hittie, John J. Kelly, and John W. Scott

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Detritus Quality and Locality Determines Survival and Mass, but Not Export, of Wood Frogs at Metamorphosis, Joseph Milanovich, Kyle Barrett, and John A. Crawford

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Freshwater Metaviromics and Bacteriophages: A Current Assessment of the State of the Art in Relation to Bioinformatic Challenges, Catherine Putonti, Katherine Bruder, Kema Malki, Alexandria Cooper, Emily Sible, Jason W. Shapiro, and Siobhan C. Watkins

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Draft Genome Sequence for a Urinary Isolate of Nosocomiicoccus ampullae, Catherine Putonti, Evann E. Hilt, Travis K. Price, Katherine Diebel, and Alan J. Wolfe

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The Genetic Basis of Baculum Size and Shape Variation in Mice, Nicholas G. Schultz, Jesse Ingels, Andrew Hillhouse, Keegan Wardwell, Peter L. Chang, James M. Cheverud, Cathleen Lutz, Lu Lu, Robert W. Williams, and Matthew D. Dean

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Regulation of Gonad Morphogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster by BTB Family Transcription Factors, Diane Silva, Kenneth W. Olsen, Magdalena Bednarz, Andrew Droste, Christopher P. Lenkeit, Jennifer Mierisch, Edwin Chaharbakhshi, and Emily R. Temple-Wood

Survey of the Heritability and Sparse Architecture of Gene Expression Traits across Human Tissues, Heather Wheeler, Kaanan P. Shah, Jonathon Brenner, Tzintzuni Garcia, Keston Aquino-Michaels, GTEx Consortium, Nancy J. Cox, Dan L. Nicolae, and Hae Kyung Im

Submissions from 2015

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The Brain Geography Mini-Course: a neuroscience outreach effort, Mark Albert

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Injury in Aged Animals Robustly Activates Quiescent Olfactory Neural Stem Cells, Jessica H. Brann, Deandra Ellis, Benson Ku, Eleonora Spinazzi, and Stuart Firestein

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Constraints Evolve: Context-Dependency of Gene Effects Allows Evolution of Pleiotropy, James M. Cheverud

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The Genetic Architecture of Fluctuating aSymmetry of Mandible Size and Shape in a Population of Mice: Another Look, James M. Cheverud, Larry J. Leamy, Christian Peter Klingenberg, Emma Sherratt, and Jason B. Wolf

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Identification of eQTLs for Hepatic Xbp1s and Socs3 Gene Expression in Mice Fed a High-Fat, High Caloric Diet, James M. Cheverud, Sarina Pasricha, Jane Kenney-Hunt, Kristy Anderson, Naderah Jafari, Rabea A. Hall, Frank Lammert, and Richard M. Green

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Comparing Acute Effects of a Nano-TiO2 Pigment on Cosmopolitan Freshwater Phototrophic Microbes Using High-Throughput Screening, Binh Chu, Christopher G. Peterson, Tiezheng Tong, Kimberly A. Gray, Jean-François Gaillard, and John Kelly

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Survey of Microbial Populations within Lake Michigan Nearshore Waters at Two Chicago Public Beaches, Kema Malki, Katherine Bruder, and Catherine Putonti

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Bacteriophages isolated from Lake Michigan demonstrate broad host-range across several bacterial phyla, Kema Malki, Alex Kula, Katherine Bruder, Emily Sible, Thomas Hatzopoulos, Stephanie Steidel, Siobhan C. Watkins, and Catherine Putonti

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Effective Use of Trails for Assessing Terrestrial Salamander Abundance and Detection: A Case Study at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Joseph Milanovich, Daniel J. Hocking, William E. Peterman, and John A. Crawford

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Using Whole-Genome Sequences of the LG/J and SM/J Inbred Mouse Strains to Prioritize Quantitative Trait Genes and Nucleotides, Igor Nikolskiy, Donald F. Conrad, Sung Chun, Justin C. Fay, James M. Cheverud, and Heather A. Lawson

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Assessment of Microbial Populations within Chicago Area Nearshore Waters and Interfaces with River Systems, Emily Sible, Alexandria Cooper, Kema Malki, Katherine Bruder, Thomas Hatzopoulos, Siobhan C. Watkins, and Catherine Putonti

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Survey of Viral Populations within Lake Michigan Nearshore Waters at Four Chicago Area Beaches, Emily Sible, Alexandria Cooper, Kema Malki, Katherine Bruder, Siobhan C. Watkins, Yuriy Fofanov, and Catherine Putonti

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Assessment of a Metaviromic Dataset Generated from Nearshore Lake Michigan, Siobhan C. Watkins, Neil Kuehnle, C Anthony Ruggeri, Kema Malki, Katherine Bruder, Jinan Elayyan, Kristina Damisch, Naushin Vahora, Paul O'Malley, Brianne Ruggles-Sage, Zachary Romer, and Catherine Putonti

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Vesicle Biomechanics in a Time-Varying Magnetic Field, Hui Ye and Austen Curcuru

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Specific Intensity Direct Current (DC) Electric Field Improves Neural Stem Cell Migration and Enhances Differentiation towards βIII-Tubulin+ Neurons, Huiping Zhao, Amanda Steiger, Mitch Nohner, and Hui Ye

Submissions from 2014

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Acute Effects of TiO2 Nanomaterials on the Viability and Taxonomic Composition of Aquatic Bacterial Communities Assessed via High-Throughput Screening and Next Generation Sequencing, Binh Chu, Tiezheng Tong, Jean-François Gaillard, Kimberley A. Gray, and John J. Kelly

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Anthropogenic Litter in Urban Freshwater Ecosystems: Distribution and Microbial Interactions, Timothy Hoellein, Miguel Rojas, Adam Pink, Joseph Gasior, and John J. Kelly

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Temporal Variations in the Abundance and Composition of Biofilm Communities Colonizing Drinking Water Distribution Pipes, John J. Kelly, Nicole Minalt, Alessandro Culotti, Marsha Pryor, and Aaron Packman

Influence of Catchment Land Cover on Stoichiometry and Stable Isotope Compositions of Basal Resources and Macroinvertebrate Consumers in Headwater Streams, Joseph Milanovich, Adam Berland, and Matthew Hopton

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The Effect of Dietary Fat Intake on Hepatic Gene Expression in LG/J and SM/J Mice, Charlyn G. Partridge, Gloria L. Fawcett, Bing Wang, Clay F. Semenkovich, and James M. Cheverud

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Characterizing the Evolutionary Path(s) to Early Homo, Lauren Schroeder, Charles C. Roseman, James M. Cheverud, and Rebecca R. Ackermann

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Unveiling the Impact of Human Influence on Species Distributions in Vietnam: A Case Study Using Babblers (Aves: Timaliidae), Laurel R. Yohe, Johnathan Flanders, Hoang Minh Duc, Long Vu, and Sushma Reddy

Submissions from 2013

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Age-Dependent Regional Changes in the Rostral Migratory Stream, Arie S. Mobley, Alex K. Bryant, Marion B. Richard, and Jessica H. Brann

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Comparative phyloclimatic analysis and evolution of ecological niches in the scimitar babblers (Aves: Timaliidae: Pomatorhinus), Arpad S. Nyari and Sushma Reddy

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Genomic Correlates of Relationship QTL Involved in Fore- Versus Hind Limb Divergence in Mice, Mihaela Palicev, Gunter P. Wagner, James P. Noonan, Benedikt Hallgrimsson, and James M. Cheverud

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From Where Does Neisseria Acquire Foreign DNA: An Examination of the Source of Genomic and Pathogenic Islands and the Evolution of the Neisseria Genus, Catherine Putonti, Bogdan Nowicki, Michael Shaffer, Yuriy Fofanov, and Stella Nowicki

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Where does Neisseria acquire foreign DNA from: an examination of the source of genomic and pathogenic islands and the evolution of the Neisseria genus, Catherine Putonti, Bogdan Nowicki, Michael Shaffer, Yuriy Fofanov, and Stella Nowicki

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A Polyglot Approach to Bioinformatics Data Integration: Phylogenetic Analysis of HIV-1, Steven Reisman, Catherine Putonti, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Konstantin Läufer

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Expression of Cytosolic Peroxiredoxins in Plasmodium Berghei Ookinetes is Regulated by Environmental Factors in the Mosquito bloodmeal, Benjamin A. Turturice, Michael A. Lamm, James J. Tasch, Angelika Zalewski, Rachel Kooistra, Eric H. Schroeter, Sapna Sharma, Shin-Ichiro Kawazu, and Stefan M. Kanzok

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Parsimony and Model-Based Analyses of Indels in Avian Nuclear Genes Reveal Congruent and Incongruent Phylogenetic Signals, Tamaki Yuri, Rebecca T. Kimball, John Harshman, Rauri CK Bowie, and Michael J. Braun

Submissions from 2012

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MiIP: The Monomer Identification and Isolation Program, Christopher Bun, William Ziccardi, Jeffrey Doering, and Catherine Putonti

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Urspelerpes brucei, Carlos D. Campbell, Trip Lamb, and Joseph Milanovich

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Rotating Magnets Produce a Prompt Analgesia Effect in Rats, Zhong Chen, Hui Ye, Haiyun Xu, Shukang An, Anmin Jin, Chusong Zhou, and Shaoan Yang

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CBDB: The codon bias database, Adam Hilterbrand, Joseph Saelens, and Catherine Putonti

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Assessing the Use of Non-lethal Tail Clips for Measuring Stable Isotopes of Plethodontid Salamanders, Joseph Milanovich and John C. Maerz

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Do Species Distribution Models Predict Species Richness in Urban and Natural Green Space? A Case Study Using Amphibians, Joseph Milanovich, William E. Peterman, Kyle Barrett, and Matthew Hopton

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Computational and Experimental Analyses of Retrotransposon-Associated Minisatellite DNAs in the Soybean Genome, Lauren S. Mogil, Kamil Slowikowski, and Howard M. Laten

Submissions from 2011

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Homoplastic Microinversions and the Avian Tree of Life, Edward L. Braun, Rebecca T. Kimball, Kin-Lan Han, Naomi R. Iuhasz-Velez, and Amber J. Bonilla

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Invasion by Exotic Earthworms Alters Litter- and Soil-dwelling Oribatid Mites, Jordan L. Burke, John C. Maerz, Joseph Milanovich, Melanie C. Fisk, and Kamal J.K. Gandhi

Submissions from 2010

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Regeneration of New Neurons is Preserved in Aged Vomeronasal Epithelia, Jessica H. Brann and Stuart Firestein

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Improved Detection of Bartonella DNA in Mammalian Hosts and Arthropod Vectors by Real-Time PCR Using the NADH Dehydrogenase Gamma Subunit (nuoG), James M. Colborn, Michael Y. Kosoy, Vladimir L. Motin, Maxim V. Telepnev, Gustavo Valbuena, Khin S. Myint, Yuri Fofanov, Catherine Putonti, Chen Feng, and Leonard Peruski

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Mechanisms Responsible for a ΦX174 Mutant's Ability To Infect Escherichia coli by Phosphorylation, Jennifer Cox and Catherine Putonti

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Adaptive evolution and inherent tolerance to extreme thermal environments, Jennifer Cox, Alyxandria Schubert, Michael Travisano, and Catherine Putonti

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Lead-phase and Red-stripe Color Morphs of Red-backed Salamanders (Plethodon cinereus) Differ in Hematological Stress Indices: A Consequence of Differential Predation Pressure?, Andrew K. Davis and Joseph Milanovich

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The TRPC2 Channel Forms Protein-Protein interactions with Homer and RTP in the Rat Vomeronasal Organ, Thomas G. Mast, Jessica H. Brann, and Debra A. Fadool

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Projected Loss of a Salamander Diversity Hotspot as a Consequence of Projected Global Climate Change, Joseph Milanovich, William E. Peterman, Nathan P. Nibbelink, and John C. Maerz

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A New Species of Boubou (Malaconotidae: Laniarius) from the Albertine Rift, Gary Voelker, Robert K. Outlaw, Sushma Reddy, Michael Tobler, John M. Bates, Shannon J. Hackett, Charles Kahindo, Ben D. Marks, Julian C. Kerbis Peterhans, and Thomas P. Gnoske

Submissions from 2009

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Comparison of the Compositional Proclivities of the Complete Genomes of Plasmodium Falciparum and Human, April Williams, Yuriy Fofanov, and Catherine Putonti

Submissions from 2008

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Selective Gene Expression by Postnatal Electroporation during Olfactory interneuron Nurogenesis, Alexander T. Chesler, Claire E. Le Pichon, Jessica H. Brann, and Ricardo C. Araneda

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Diet of Western Slimy Salamander, Plethodon albagula (Caudata: Plethodontidae), from Two Mountain Ranges in Arkansas, Joseph Milanovich, Stanley E. Trauth, and Tanja McKay

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Tak1 is Required for the Survival of Hematopoietic Cells and Hepatocytes in Mice, Minghui Tang, Xudong Wei, Yinshi Guo, Peter Breslin, Shubin Zhang, Shanshan Zhang, Wei Wei, Zhenbiao Xia, Manuel Diaz, Shizuo Akira, and Jiwang Zhang

Submissions from 2007

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Strategies for Odor Coding in the Piriform Cortex, Jessica H. Brann, Shari R. Saideman, Matthew T. Valley, and Denise Wiedl

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The Eyes Absent Family of Phosphotyrosine Phosphatases: Properties and Roles in Developmental Regulation of Transcription, Jennifer Mierisch and Illaria Rebay

Submissions from 2006

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Vomeronasal Sensory Neurons from Sternotherus Odoratus (Stinkpot/Musk Turtle) Respond to Chemosignals via the Phospholipase C System, Jessica H. Brann and Debra A. Fadool

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Sexual Experience increases Nitric Oxide Synthase in the Medial Preoptic Area of Male Rats, Juan M. Dominguez, Jessica H. Brann, Mario Gil, and Elaine M. Hull

Submissions from 2005

Heterogeneity Of Voltage- and Chemosignal-Activated Response Profiles in Vomeronasal Sensory Neurons, Antonieta Labra, Jessica H. Brann, and Debra A. Fadool

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Diaspora, a Large Family of Ty3-gypsy Retrotransposons in Glycine Max, is an Envelope-Less Member of an Endogenous Plant Retrovirus Lineage, Sho T. Yano, Bahman Panbehi, Arpita Das, and Howard M. Laten

Submissions from 2004

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Use of 16S rRNA, 23S rRNA, and gyrB Gene Sequence Analysis to Determine Phylogenetic Relationships of Bacillus Cereus Group Microorganisms, Sergei G. Bavykin, Yuri P. Lysov, Vladimir Zakhariev, John J. Kelly, Joany Jackman, David A. Stahl, and Alexey Cherni

Developmental Expression of Neurotrophin Receptor Genes in Rat Geniculate Ganglion Neurons, Albert I. Farbman, Jessica H. Brann, Alexander Rozenblat, and M. William Rochlin

Submissions from 2003

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Direct Profiling of Environmental Microbial Populations by Thermal Dissociation Analysis of Native rRNAs Hybridized to Oligonucleotide Microarrays, Said El Fantroussi, Hidetoshi Urakawa, Anne E. Bernhard, John J. Kelly, Peter A. Noble, H Smidt, G M. Yershov, and David A. Stahl

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Optimization of Single-Base-Pair Mismatch Discrimination in Oligonucleotide Microarrays, Hidetoshi Urakawa, Said El Fantroussi, H Smidt, James C. Smoot, Erik H. Tribou, John J. Kelly, Peter A. Noble, and David A. Stahl

Submissions from 2002

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Type-Specific inositol 1,4,5-Trisphosphate Receptor Localization in the Vomeronasal Organ and its interaction with a Transient Receptor Potential Channel, TRPC2, Jessica H. Brann, John C. Dennis, Edward E. Morrison, and Debra A. Fadool

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Parallel Characterization of Anaerobic Toluene-and Ethylbenzene-Degrading Microbial Consortia by PCR-Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis, RNA-DNA Membrane Hybridization, and DNA Microarray Technology, Yoshikazu Koizumi, John J. Kelly, Tatsunori Nakagawa, Hidetoshi Urakawa, Said El Fantroussi, Saleh Al-Muzaini, Manubu Fukui, Yoshikuni Urushigawa, and David A. Stahl

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Single-Base-Pair Discrimination of Terminal Mismatches by Using Oligonucleotide Microarrays and Neural Network Analyses, Hidetoshi Urakawa, Peter A. Noble, Said El Fantroussi, John J. Kelly, and David A. Stahl

Submissions from 2001

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Patch-Clamp Analysis of Voltage-Activated and Chemically Activated Currents in the Vomeronasal Organ Of Sternotherus Odoratus (Stinkpot/Musk Turtle), D. A. Fadool, M. Wachowiak, and J. H. Brann