Publications from WU Biology dept., Dec. 2016 – Jan. 2017

Publications lists are available at

  • Allen, GE. 2016. Reflections on the History of Biology as a Field: 1966-2014. J Hist Biol 49(4):733-742.
  • Arefanian S, Schäll D, Chang S, Ghasemi R, Higashikubo R, Zheleznyak A, Guo Y, Yu J, Asgharian H, Li W, Gelman AE, Kreisel D, French AR, Zaher H, Plougastel-Douglas B, Maggi L, Yokoyama W, Beer-Hammer S, Krupnick AS. 2016. Deficiency of the adaptor protein SLy1 results in a natural killer cell ribosomopathy affecting tumor clearance. OncoImmunology 5(12):Article number e1238543.
  • Arthur LL, Chung JJ, Jankirama P, Keefer KM, Kolotilin I, Pavlovic-Djuranovic S, Chalker DL, Grbic V, Green R, Menassa R, True HL, Skeath JB, Djuranovic S. 2017. Rapid generation of hypomorphic mutations. Nat Commun 8:14112. PubMed abstract & open access fulltext.
  • Bernardo HL, Albrecht MA, Knight TM. 2016. Increased drought frequency alters the optimal management strategy of an endangered plant. Biological Conservation
  • Bright LJ, Chalker DL. 2016. One genome’s junk is another’s garbage. Elife 5:e23447. PubMed abstract & open access fulltext.
  • Chen HS, Liberton M, Pakrasi HB, Niedzwiedzki DM. 2017. Reevaluating the Mechanism of Excitation Energy Regulation in Iron-Starved Cyanobacteria. Biochim Biophys Acta 1858(3):249-258. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • Crawford KM, Knight TM. 2017. Competition overwhelms the positive plant-soil feedback generated by an invasive plant. Oecologia 183(1):211-220. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • Cui Y, Song BK, Li LF, Li YL, Huang Z, Caicedo AL, Jia Y, Olsen KM. 2016. Little White Lies: Pericarp Color Provides Insights into the Origins and Evolution of Southeast Asian Weedy Rice. G3 (Bethesda) 6(12):4105-4114. PubMed abstract & open access fulltext.
  • Elgin SC, Hauser C, Holzen TM, Jones C, Kleinschmit A, Leatherman J; Genomics Education Partnership. 2017. The GEP: Crowd-Sourcing Big Data Analysis with Undergraduates. Trends Genet 33(2):81–85. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • Fois M, Cuena-Lombraña A, Fristoe T, Fenu G, Bacchetta G. 2016. Reconsidering alternative transportation systems to reach academic conferences and to convey an example to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Hist Philos Life Sci 38(4):25. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • Greco JA, LaFountain AM, Kinashi N, Shinada T, Sakaguchi K, Katsumura S, Magdaong NC, Niedzwiedzki DM, Birge RR, Frank HA. 2016. Spectroscopic Investigation of the Carotenoid Deoxyperidinin: Direct Observation of the Forbidden S0 → S1 Transition. J Phys Chem B 120(10):2731-44. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • Herzog ED, Hermanstyne T, Smyllie NJ, Hastings MH. 2017. Regulating the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus (SCN) Circadian Clockwork: Interplay between Cell-Autonomous and Circuit-Level Mechanisms. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 9(1):pii: a027706. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • Holland CK, Cascella B, Jez JM. 2016. Dissonance Strikes a Chord in Stilbene Synthesizers. Cell Chem Biol 23(12):1440-1441. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • Jez JM. 2016. The Truth Behind University-Industry Collaborations. part of Lost In Translation: Is Science Explained Fairly in the Media, Oct. 31, 2016.
  • Khadka B, Adeolu M, Blankenship RE, Gupta RS. 2017. Novel insights into the origin and diversification of photosynthesis based on analyses of conserved indels in the core reaction center proteins. Photosynth Res 131(2):159-171. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • Kimball S, Funk JL, Spasojevic MJ, Suding KN, Parker S, Goulden ML. 2016. Can functional traits predict plant community response to global change? Ecosphere 7(12):10.1002/ecs2.1602 Open access fulltext.
  • Larson, A. 2016. Darwin in the Twenty-First Century: Nature, Humanity, and God. [book review] Isis 107(4):905-906.
  • Lee CP, Maksaev G, Jensen GS, Murcha MW, Wilson ME, Fricker M, Hell R, Haswell ES, Millar AH, Sweetlove L. 2016. MSL1 is a mechanosensitive ion channel that dissipates mitochondrial membrane potential and maintains redox homeostasis in mitochondria during abiotic stress. Plant J 88(5):809-825. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • Lewis WH. 2016. Nomenclatural Novelties in Rosa (Rosaceae) subgenus Rosa Recognized in North America. Novon 25(1):22-46.
  • Lu Y, Liu H, Saer RG, Zhang H, Meyer CM, Li VL, Shi L, King JD, Gross ML, Blankenship RE. 2016. Native Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Oligomerization States of Fluorescence Recovery Protein and Orange Carotenoid Protein: Two Proteins Involved in the Cyanobacterial Photoprotection Cycle. Biochemistry 56(1):160-166. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • McLoughlin F, Basha E, Fowler ME, Kim M, Bordowitz J, Katiyar-Agarwal S, Vierling E. 2016. Class I and II Small Heat Shock Proteins Together with HSP101 Protect Protein Translation Factors during Heat Stress. Plant Physiol 172(2):1221-1236. PubMed abstract & freely available fulltext.
  • Melo D, Porto A, Cheverud JM, Marroig G. 2016. Modularity: Genes, Development, and Evolution. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 47:463-486.
  • Meyer JR, Dobias DT, Medina SJ, Servilio L, Gupta A, Lenski RE. 2016. Ecological speciation of bacteriophage lambda in allopatry and sympatry. Science 354(6317):1301-1304. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • Myers JA, LaManna JA. The promise and pitfalls of beta diversity in ecology and conservation. Journal of Vegetation Science 27(6):1081–1083.
  • Porto A, Schmelter R, VandeBerg JL, Marroig G, Cheverud JM. 2016. Evolution of the Genotype-to-Phenotype Map and the Cost of Pleiotropy in Mammals. Genetics 204(4):1601-1612. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.
  • Queller DC. 2016. Kin Selection and Its Discontents. Philosophy of Science 83(5):861-872.
  • Saward-Arav D, Sadeh A, Mangel M, Templeton AR, Blaustein L. 2016. Oviposition responses of two mosquito species to pool size and predator presence: varying trade-offs between desiccation and predation risks. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution 62(3-4):143-148. [WU does not subscribe]
  • Simms CL, Thomas EN, Zaher HS. 2017. Ribosome-based quality control of mRNA and nascent peptides. Wiley Interdiscip Rev RNA 8(1):e1366. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers. [WU does not subscribe]
  • Song F, Li J, Fan X, Zhang Q, Chang W, Yang F, Geng G. 2016. Transcriptome analysis of Glomus mosseae/Medicago sativa mycorrhiza on atrazine stress. Sci Rep 6:20245. PubMed abstract & open access fulltext.
  • Sukhum KV, Freiler MK, Wang R, Carlson BA. 2016. The costs of a big brain: extreme encephalization results in higher energetic demand and reduced hypoxia tolerance in weakly electric African fishes. Proc Biol Sci 283(1845):pii: 20162157. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers | In the news: Why big brains are rare.
  • Ungerer J, Pakrasi HB. 2016. Cpf1 Is A Versatile Tool for CRISPR Genome Editing Across Diverse Species of Cyanobacteria. Sci Rep 6:39681. PubMed abstract & open access fulltext.
  • Zhang H, Harrington LB, Lu Y, Prado M, Saer R, Rempel D, Blankenship RE, Gross ML. 2017. Native Mass Spectrometry Characterizes the Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex from the Purple Bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom 28(1):87-95. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers.

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