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  • A new family of giardial cysteine-rich non-VSP protein genes and a novel cyst protein 

    Davids, Barbara J.; Reiner, David S.; Birkeland, Shanda R.; Preheim, Sarah P.; Cipriano, Michael J.; McArthur, Andrew G.; Gillin, Frances D. (Public Library of Science, 2006-12)
    Since the Giardia lamblia cyst wall is necessary for survival in the environment and host infection, we tested the hypothesis that it contains proteins other than the three known cyst wall proteins. Serial analysis of gene ...
  • New insights on the ecology of free-living heterotrophic nanoflagellates based on the use of molecular biological approaches 

    Lim, Ee Lin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1997-03)
    Nanoplanktonic protists comprise a diverse assemblage of flagellate species responsible for various trophic processes in marine and freshwater ecosystems. Current methods for identifying small protists do not readily ...
  • A new US polar research vessel for the twenty-first century 

    Dunbar, Robert B.; Alberts, Jon; Ashjian, Carin J.; Asper, Vernon L.; Chayes, Dale; Domack, Eugene; Ducklow, Hugh W.; Huber, Bruce; Lawver, Lawrence; Oliver, Daniel; Russell, Doug; Smith, Craig R.; Vernet, Maria (The Oceanography Society, 2012-09)
    Scientific and political interests at the poles are significant and rapidly increasing, driven in part by the effects of climate change and emerging geopolitical realities. The polar regions provide important services to ...
  • The new vertebrate CYP1C family : cloning of new subfamily members and phylogenetic analysis 

    Godard, Celine A. J.; Goldstone, Jared V.; Said, Maya R.; Dickerson, Richard L.; Woodin, Bruce R.; Stegeman, John J. (2005-03-11)
    Two novel CYP1 genes from teleost fish constituting a new subfamily have been cloned. These paralogous sequences are designated CYP1C1 and CYP1C2. Both genes were initially obtained from untreated scup Stenotomus chrysops ...
  • Niche of harmful alga Aureococcus anophagefferens revealed through ecogenomics 

    Gobler, Christopher J.; Berry, Dianna L.; Dyhrman, Sonya T.; Wilhelm, Steven W.; Salamov, Asaf; Lobanov, Alexei V.; Zhang, Yan; Collier, Jackie L.; Wurch, Louie L.; Kustka, Adam B.; Dill, Brian D.; Shah, Manesh; VerBerkmoes, Nathan C.; Kuo, Alan J.; Terry, Astrid; Pangilinan, Jasmyn; Lindquist, Erika A.; Lucas, Susan; Paulsen, Ian T.; Hattenrath-Lehmann, Theresa K.; Talmage, Stephanie C.; Walker, Elyse A.; Koch, Florian; Burson, Amanda M.; Marcoval, Maria Alejandra; Tang, Ying-Zhong; LeCleir, Gary R.; Coyne, Kathryn J.; Berg, Gry M.; Bertrand, Erin M.; Saito, Mak A.; Gladyshev, Vadim N.; Grigoriev, Igor V. (2011-01)
    Harmful algal blooms (HABs) cause significant economic and ecological damage worldwide. Despite considerable efforts, a comprehensive understanding of the factors that promote these blooms has been lacking because the ...
  • Noise level correlates with manatee use of foraging habitats 

    Miksis-Olds, Jennifer L.; Donaghay, Percy L.; Miller, James H.; Tyack, Peter L.; Nystuen, Jeffrey A. (Acoustical Society of America, 2007-05)
    The introduction of anthropogenic sound to coastal waters is a negative side effect of population growth. As noise from boats, marine construction, and coastal dredging increases, environmental and behavioral monitoring ...
  • North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) ignore ships but respond to alerting stimuli 

    Nowacek, Douglas P.; Johnson, Mark P.; Tyack, Peter L. (Royal Society, 2003-12-03)
    North Atlantic right whales were extensively hunted during the whaling era and have not recovered. One of the primary factors inhibiting their recovery is anthropogenic mortality caused by ship strikes. To assess risk ...
  • A novel immunofluorescence flow cytometry technique detects the expansion of brown tides caused by Aureoumbra lagunensis to the Caribbean Sea 

    Koch, Florian; Kang, Y.; Villareal, Tracy A.; Anderson, Donald M.; Gobler, Christopher J. (American Society for Microbiology, 2014-06-06)
    During the past 3 decades, brown tides caused by the pelagophytes Aureococcus anophagefferens and Aureoumbra lagunensis have caused ecological and economic damage to coastal ecosystems across the globe. While blooms of A. ...
  • Novel polymorphic microsatellite markers developed for a common reef sponge, Stylissa carteri 

    Giles, Emily C.; Saenz-Agudelo, Pablo; Berumen, Michael L.; Ravasi, Timothy (Springer, 2013-04-04)
    Despite the ubiquitous role sponges play in reef ecosystem dynamics, little is known about population-level connectivity in these organisms. The general field of population genetics in sponges remains in its infancy. To ...
  • Nrf2 and Nrf2-related proteins in development and developmental toxicity : insights from studies in zebrafish (Danio rerio) 

    Hahn, Mark E.; Timme-Laragy, Alicia R.; Karchner, Sibel I.; Stegeman, John J. (2015-06-15)
    Oxidative stress is an important mechanism of chemical toxicity, contributing to developmental toxicity and teratogenesis as well as to cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases and diabetic embryopathy. Developing ...
  • Nuclear receptor complement of the cnidarian Nematostella vectensis : phylogenetic relationships and developmental expression patterns 

    Reitzel, Adam M.; Tarrant, Ann M. (BioMed Central, 2009-09-10)
    Nuclear receptors are a superfamily of metazoan transcription factors that regulate diverse developmental and physiological processes. Sequenced genomes from an increasing number of bilaterians have provided a more complete ...
  • Nuclear small-subunit ribosomal RNA gene-based characterization, molecular phylogeny and PCR detection of the Neoparamoeba from western Long Island Sound lobster 

    Mullen, Thomas E.; Nevis, Kathleen R.; O'Kelly, Charles J.; Gast, Rebecca J.; Frasca, Salvatore (National Shellfisheries Association, 2005-10-01)
    Western Long Island Sound (LIS) lobsters collected by trawl surveys, lobstermen and coastal residents during 2000 to 2002 were identified histologically as infected with a parasome-containing amoeba. Primers to conserved ...
  • Numbers of calling whales in the North Pacific 

    Watkins, William A.; Daher, Mary Ann; George, Joseph E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2001-11)
    Since November 1995, the U. S. Navy's Sound Surveillance System (SOSUS) and other hydrophone arrays were used to regularly sample the occurance of whale sounds in the four regions bordering the continental margins across ...
  • Nutritional ecology of Agalma okeni and other siphonophores from the epipelagic western North Atlantic Ocean 

    Biggs, Douglas C. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1976-05)
    The feeding and fishing behavior of siphonophores in their natural environment: was observed by SCUBA diving at 171 stations in warm-water areas of the Western North Atlantic Ocean. Calycophorae and Physonectae showed ...
  • The nutritional role of endosymbiotic bacteria in animal-bacteria symbioses : Solemya velum, a case study 

    Conway, Noellette M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1990-08)
    The trophie interactions occurring between endosymbiotic bacteria and the host in animal-bacteria symbioses were investigated using the endosymbiont-containing protobranch clam, Solemya velum, as a general model. C, N, ...
  • Observation of very large and steep internal waves of elevation near the Massachusetts coast 

    Scotti, Alberto; Pineda, Jesus (American Geophysical Union, 2004-11-25)
    We report on near-bottom waves of elevation with amplitude nearly half the 25 m water column, very steep, and propagating into a sheared turbulent wave-guide. The waves contained trapped cores transporting parcels of water ...
  • Ocean urea fertilization for carbon credits poses high ecological risks 

    Glibert, Patricia M.; Azanza, Rhodora; Burford, Michele; Furuya, Ken; Abal, Eva; Al-Azri, Adnan; Al-Yamani, Faiza; Andersen, Per; Anderson, Donald M.; Beardall, John; Berg, Gry M.; Brand, Larry E.; Bronk, Deborah; Brookes, Justin; Burkholder, JoAnn M.; Cembella, Allan D.; Cochlan, William P.; Collier, Jackie L.; Collos, Yves; Diaz, Robert; Doblin, Martina; Drennen, Thomas; Dyhrman, Sonya T.; Fukuyo, Yasuwo; Furnas, Miles; Galloway, James; Graneli, Edna; Ha, Dao Viet; Hallegraeff, Gustaaf M.; Harrison, John A.; Harrison, Paul J.; Heil, Cynthia A.; Heimann, Kirsten; Howarth, Robert W.; Jauzein, Cecile; Kana, Austin A.; Kana, Todd M.; Kim, Hakgyoon; Kudela, Raphael M.; Legrand, Catherine; Mallin, Michael; Mulholland, Margaret; Murray, Shauna A.; O’Neil, Judith; Pitcher, Grant C.; Qi, Yuzao; Rabalais, Nancy; Raine, Robin; Seitzinger, Sybil P.; Salomon, Paulo S.; Solomon, Caroline; Stoecker, Diane K.; Usup, Gires; Wilson, Joanne; Yin, Kedong; Zhou, Mingjiang; Zhu, Mingyuan (2008)
    The proposed plan for enrichment of the Sulu Sea, Philippines, a region of rich marine biodiversity, with thousands of tonnes of urea in order to stimulate algal blooms and sequester carbon is flawed for multiple reasons. ...
  • Off-axis effects on the multipulse structure of sperm whale usual clicks with implications for sound production 

    Zimmer, Walter M. X.; Madsen, Peter T.; Teloni, Valeria; Johnson, Mark P.; Tyack, Peter L. (Acoustical Society of America, 2005-11)
    Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) produce multipulsed clicks with their hypertrophied nasal complex. The currently accepted view of the sound generation process is based on the click structure measured directly in front ...
  • On minimising assignment errors and the trade‐off between false positives and negatives in parentage analysis 

    Harrison, Hugo B.; Saenz-Agudelo, Pablo; Planes, Serge; Jones, Geoffrey P.; Berumen, Michael L. (2013-05)
    Genetic parentage analyses provide a practical means with which to identify parent–offspring relationships in the wild. In Harrison et al.'s study (2013a), we compare three methods of parentage analysis and showed that the ...
  • On the bioeconomics of marine reserves when dispersal evolves 

    Moberg, Emily A.; Shyu, Esther; Herrera, Guillermo E.; Lenhart, Suzanne; Lou, Yuan; Neubert, Michael G. (2015-08)
    Marine reserves are an increasingly used and potentially contentious tool in fisheries management. Depending upon the way that individuals move, no-take marine reserves can be necessary for maximizing equilibrium rent in ...