A selection of faculty publications from the Department of Biological Sciences, College of Sciences, Old Dominion University.

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Submissions from 2021

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Double Anus in an Ixodes scapularis Nymph, a Medically Important Tick Vector, Vikas Taank, Frank A. Lattanzio, Hameeda Sultana, and Girish Neelakanta

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Consensus Guidelines for Advancing Coral Holobiont Genome and Specimen Voucher Deposition, Christian R. Voolstra, Kate M. Quigley, Sarah W. Davies, John Everett Parkinson, Raquel S. Peixoto, Manuel Aranda, Andrew C. Baker, Adam R. Barno, Daniel J. Barshis, Francesca Benzoni, Victor Bonito, David G. Bourne, Carol Buitrago-López, Tom C.L. Bridge, Cheong Xin Chan, David J. Combosch, Jamie Craggs, Jörg C. Frommlet, Santiago Herrera, Andrea M. Quattrini, Till Röthig, James D. Reimer, Esther Rubio-Portillo, David J. Suggett, Helena Villela, Maren Ziegler, and Michael Sweet

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Contrasting Heat Stress Response Patterns of Coral Holobionts Across the Red Sea Suggest Distinct Mechanisms of Thermal Tolerance, Christian R. Voolstra, Jacob J. Valenzuela, Serdar Turkarslan, Anny Cárdenas, Benjamin C.C. Hume, Gabriela Perna, Carol Buitrago-López, Katherine Rowe, Monica V. Orellana, Nitin S. Baliga, Suman Paranjape, Guilhem Banc-Prandi, Jessica Bellworthy, Moaz Fine, Sarah Frias-Torres, and Daniel J. Barshis

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Polar Bear Behavior: Morphologic and Physiologic Adaptations, John P. Whiteman

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Dietary Protein Content and Digestibility Influences Discrimination of Amino Acid Nitrogen Isotope Values in a Terrestrial Omnivorous Mammal, John P. Whiteman, Mauriel Rodriguez Curras, Kelli L. Feeser, and Seth D. Newsome

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Effects of Weather on Foraging Success and Hunting Frequency in Winter-Irruptive Snowy Owls (Bubo scandiacus) in Upstate New York, Russell E. Winter and William M. Shields

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Diet of Long-Eared Owl and Common Kestrel in an Urban Landscape (Ukraine), Ivan Zahorodnyi, Oleksii Dubovyk, Ivan Komarnytskyi, and Ihor Dykyy

Submissions from 2020

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Adaptive Divergence, Neutral Panmixia, and Algal Symbiont Population Structure in the Temperate Coral Astrangia poculata Along the Mid-Atlantic United States, Hannah E. Aichelman and Daniel J. Barshis

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Performance Evaluation of Cetacean Species Distribution Models Developed Using Generalized Additive Models and Boosted Regression Trees, Elizabeth A. Becker, James V. Carretta, Karin A. Forney, Jay Barlow, Stephanie Brodie, Ryan Hoopes, Michael G. Jacox, Sara M. Maxwell, Jessica V. Redfern, Nicholas B. Sisson, Heather Welch, and Elliott L. Hazen

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Factors Affecting the Microbiome of Ixodes scapularis and Amblyomma americanum, R. Jory Brinkerhoff, Chris Clark, Kelly Ocasio, David T. Gauthier, and Wayne L. Hynes

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A Survey of the Reptiles and Amphibians at the University of Georgia Costa Rica Field Station in San Luis de Monteverde, Costa Rica, John David Curlis, Elliot Convery Fisher, W. Kody Muhic, James Moy, Martha Garro-Cruz, and José Joaquín Montero-Ramírez

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Correlates of Bird Collisions With Buildings Across Three North American Countries, Jared A. Elmore, Stephen B. Hager, Bradley J. Cosentino, Nastasha Hagemeyer, Eric Walters, Scott R. Loss, and et al.

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Ecosystem Services and Disservices of Mangrove Forests and Salt Marshes, Daniel A. Friess, Erik S. Yando, Jahson B. Alemu I, Lynn-Wei Wong, Sasha D. Soto, Natasha Bhatia, S. J. Hawkins (Ed.), A. L. Allcock (Ed.), A. E. Bates (Ed.), A.J. Evans (Ed.), L. B. Firth (Ed.), C. D. McQuaid (Ed.), B. D. Russell (Ed.), I. P. Smith (Ed.), S. E. Swearer (Ed.), and P. A. Todd (Ed.)

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LYMESIM 2.0: An Updated Simulation of Blacklegged Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) Population Dynamics and Enzootic Transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi (Spirochaetales: Spirochaetaceae), Holly Gaff, Rebecca J. Eisen, Lars Eisen, Robyn Nadolny, Jenna Bjork, and Andrew J. Monaghan

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Conserving Spawning Stocks Through Harvest Slot Limits and No-Take Protected Areas, Gaya Gnanalingam, Holly Gaff, and Mark J. Butler IV

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Using Genetics to Inform Restoration and Predict Resilience in Declining Populations of a Keystone Marine Sponge, Sarah M. Griffiths, Evelyn D. Taylor-Cox, Donald C. Behringer, Mark J. Butler IV, and Richard F. Preziosi

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Fine-Scale Patterns of Genetic Structure in the Host Plant Chamaecrista fasciculata (Fabaceae) and Its Nodulating Rhizobia Symbionts, Mahboubeh Hosseinalizadeh Nobarinezhad and Lisa A. Wallace

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Exploring the Niche of Rickettsia montanensis (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) Infection of the American Dog Tick (Acari: Ixodidae), Using Multiple Species Distribution Model Approaches, Catherine A. Lippi, Holly Gaff, Alexis L. White, Heidi K. St. John, Allen L. Richards, and Sadie J. Ryan

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Can The Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Values of Offspring be Used as a Proxy for Their Mother's Diet? Using Foetal Physiology to Interpret Bulk Tissue and Amino Acid δ15N Values, Nico Lübcker, John P. Whiteman, Seth D. Newsome, Robert P. Millar, and P.J. Nico de Bruyn

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Patterns of Genetic Diversity in Highly Invasive Species: Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) Expansion in the Invaded Range of the Southern United States (US), Rima D. Lucardi, Lisa E. Wallace, and Gary N. Ervin

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In Vitro and In Vivio Evaluation of a Moisture Treatment Cream Containing Three Critical Elements of Natural Skin Moisturization, David H. McDaniel, Jeffrey S. Dover, Mitchell Wortzman, and Diane B. Nelson

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Small-Scale Population Connectivity and Genetic Structure in Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense), Mahboubeh Hosseinalizadeh Nobarinezhad, Lavanya Challagundla, and Lisa E. Wallace

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Varroa destructor Mites Vector and Transmit Pathogenic Honey Bee Viruses Acquired From an Artificial Diet, Francisco Posada-Florez, Eugene V. Ryabov, Matthew C. Heerman, Yanping Chen, Jay D. Evans, Daniel E. Sonenshine, and Steven C. Cook

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Repression of Tick microRNA-133 Induces Organic Anion Transporting Polypeptide Expression Critical for Anaplasma phagocytophilumsurvival in the Vector and Transmission to the Vertebrate Host, Ellango Ramasamy, Vikas Taank, John F. Anderson, Hameeda Sultana, and Girish Neelakanta

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Tick-Borne Flavivirus Inhibits Sphingomyelinase (IsSMase), a Venomous Spider Ortholog to Increase Sphingomyelin Lipid Levels for Its Survival in Ixodes scapularis Ticks, Pravesh Regmi, Supreet Khanal, Girish Neelakanta, and Hameda Sultana

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Evolutionary Determinism and Convergence Associated with Water Column Transitions in Marine Fishes, Melissa Rincon-Sandoval, Emmanuelle Duarte-Ribeiro, Aaron M. Davis, Aintzane Santaquiteria, Lily C. Hughes, Carole C. Baldwin, Luisángely Soto-Torres, Arturo Acero P., H.J. Walker Jr, Kent E. Carpenter, Marcus Sheaves, Guillermo Orti, Dahiana Arcila, and Ricardo Betancur-R.

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The Natural History of the Marsh Rice Rat, Oryzomys palustris, in Eastern Virginia, Robert K. Rose

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Workflow For Constructing Social Networks From Automated Telemetry Systems, Daizaburo Shizuka, Sahas Barve, Allison Johnson, and Eric L. Walters

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Apparent Resilience to Fire of Native Bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) Communities From Upland Longleaf Pine Forests in Louisiana and Mississippi, Sara A. Simmons and Janice L. Bossart

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Translating Globally Threatened Marine Species Information into Regional Guidance for the Gulf of Mexico, Kyle Strongin, Beth Polidoro, Christi Linardich, Gina Ralph, and Kent Carpenter

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An Efficient Microinjection Method to Generate Human Anaplasmosis Agent Anaplasma Phagocytophilum-Infected Ticks, Vikas Taank, Ellango Ramasamy, Hameeda Sultana, and Girish Neelakanta

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Standardized Short-Term Acute Heat Stress Assays Resolve Historical Differences in Coral Thermotolerance Across Microhabitat Reef Sites, Christian R. Voolstra, Carol Buitrago-López, Gabriela Perna, Anny Cárdenas, Benjamin C. C. Hume, Nils Rädecker, and Daniel J. Barshis

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Phenotypic Variation of Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata) from Mississippi Persists in a Common Garden, Lisa E. Wallace, Mahboubeh Hosseinalizadeh-Nobarinezhad, and Robert Coltharp

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A Simple, Inexpensive Method for Mark-Recapture of Ixodid Ticks, Alexis White, Robin Minch, Lindsey Bidder, and Holly Gaff

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Squids Use Multiple Escape Jet Patterns Throughout Ontogeny, Carly A. York, Ian K. Bartol, Paul S. Krueger, and Joseph T. Thompson

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Discovery of Exosomes From Tick Saliva and Salivary Glands Reveals Therapeutic Roles for CXCL12 and IL-8 in Wound Healing at the Tick-Human Skin Interface, Wenshuo Zhou, Faizan Tahir, Joseph Che-Yen Wang, Michael Woodson, Michael B. Sherman, Shahid Karim, Girish Neelakanta, and Hameeda Sultana

Submissions from 2019

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Cryptic Lineages and a Population Damned to Incipient Extinction? Insights into the Genetic Structure of a Mekong River Catfish, Amanda S. Ackiss, Binh T. Dang, Christopher E. Bird, Ellen E. Biesack, Phen Chheng, Latsamy Phounvisouk, Quyen H.D. Vu, Sophorn Uy, and Kent E. Carpenter

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Adaptive Signatures in Thermal Performance of the Temperate Coral Astrangia poculata, H. E. Aichelman, Richard C. Zimmerman, and Daniel J. Barshis

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Correction: New Approaches for Assessing Squid Fin Motions: Coupling Proper Orthogonal Decomposition With Volumetric Particle Tracking Velocimetry (doi:10.1242/jeb.176750), Ian K. Bartol, Paul S. Krueger, Carly A. York, and Joseph T. Thompson

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Wandering Woodpeckers: Foray Behavior in a Social Bird, Sahas Barve, Natasha D. G. Hagemeyer, Russell E. Winter, Samuel D. Chamberlain, Walter D. Koenig, David W. Winkler, and Eric L. Walters

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Habitat Saturation Results in Joint-Nesting Female Coalitions in a Social Bird, Sahas Barve, Walter D. Koenig, Joseph Haydock, and Eric L. Walters

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Dormant Pathogenic CD4(+) T Cells Are Prevalent in the Peripheral Repertoire of Healthy Mice, Anna Cebula, Michal Kuczma, Edyta Szurek, Maciej Pietrzak, Natasha Savage, Wessam R. Elhefnawy, Grzegorz Rempala, Piotr Kraj, and Leszek Ignatowicz

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Prime-Boost Vaccine Regimen for SjTPl and SjC23 Schistosome Vaccines, Increases Efficacy in Water Buffalo in a Field Trial in China, Akram A. Da'Dara, Changlin Li, Xinling Yu, Mao Zheng, Jie Zhou, Lisa M. Shollenberger, Yue-Sheng Li, and Donald A. Ham

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Molecular Investigation and Phylogeny of Species of the Anaplasmataceae Infecting Animals and Ticks in Senegal, Mustapha Dahmani, Bernard davoust, Masse Sambou, Hubert Bassene, Pierre Scandola, Tinhinene Ameur, Didier Raoult, Florence Feenollar, and Oleg Mediannikov

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Diversity of Nitrogen-Fixing Symbionts of Chamaecrista fasciculata (Partridge Pea) Across Variable Soils, Hanna E. Dorman and Lisa E. Wallace

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Host Genetics and Geography Influence Microbiome Composition in the Sponge Ircinia campana, Sarah M. Griffiths, Rachael E. Antwis, Luca Lenzi, Anita Lucaci, Donald C. Behringer, Mark J. Butler, and Richard F. Preziosi

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Multistate Survey of American Dog Ticks (Dermacentor variabilis) for Rickettsia Species, Joy A. Hecht, Michelle E.J. Allerdice, Elizabeth A. Dykstra, Laura Mastel, Rebecca J. Eisen, Tammi L. Johnson, Holly D. Gaff, Andrea S. Varela-Stokes, Jerome Goddard, Benedict B. Pagac, Christopher D. Paddock, and Sandor E. Karpathy

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Does Helping-at-the-Nest Help? The Case of the Acorn Woodpecker, Walter D. Koenig, Eric L. Walters, and Sahas Barve

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Insights Into the Feeding Behaviors and Biomechanics of Varroa destructor Mites on Honey Bee Pupae Using Electropenetrography and Histology, Andrew Y. Li, Steven C. Cook, Daniel E. Sonenshine, Francisco Pasada-Florez, Noble I.I. Noble, Joseph Mowery, Conner J. Gulbronson, and Gary R. Bauchan

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Anti-C1q Autoantibodies Are Frequently Detected in Patients With Systemic Sclerosis Associated With Pulmonary Fibrosis, C. Liaskos, S. Rentouli, T. Simopoulou, A. Gkoutzourelas, G. L. Norman, A. Brotis, I. Alexiou, C. Katsiari, D. P. Bogdanos, and L. I. Sakkas

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Clonally Expanded Alpha-Chain T-Cell Receptor (TCR) Transcripts are Present in Aneurysmal Lesions of Patients With Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), Song Lu, John V. White, Raquel I. Judy, Lisa L. Merritt, Wan Lu Lin, Xiaoying Zhang, Charalambos Solomides, Ifeyinwa Nwaneshiudu, John Gaughan, Dimitri S. Monos, Emilia L. Oleszak, and Chris D. Platsoucas

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Editorial: Advances in the Biology and Conservation of Marine Turtles, Sara M. Maxwell, Annette C. Broderick, Peter H. Dutton, Sabrina Fossette-Halot, Mariana M.P.B. Fuentes, and Richard D. Reina

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Seasonal Spatial Segregation in Blue Sharks (Prionace glauca) by Sex and Size Class in the Northeast Pacific Ocean, Sara M. Maxwell, Kylie L. Scales, Steven Bograd, Dana K. Briscoe, Heidi Dewar, Elliott L. Hazen, Rebecca L. Lewison, Heather Welch, and Larry B. Crowder

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Vitellogenin Receptor as a Target for Tick Control: A Mini-Review, Robert D. Mitchell III, Daniel E. Sonenshine, and Adalberto A. Pérez de León

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Crystal Structure of VapBC-1 from Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae and the Effect of Pin Domain Mutations on Survival During Infection, Ashley L. Molinaro, Maithri M. Kashipathy, Scott Lovell, Kevin P. Battaile, Nathan P. Coussens, Min Shen, and Dayle A. Daines

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Mapping Status and Conservation of Global At-Risk Marine Biodiversity, Casey C. O'Hara, Juan Carlos Villaseñor-Derbez, Gina M. Ralph, and Benjamin S. Halpern

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Demographic Response of the Gambian Gerbil to Seasonal Changes in Savannah Fallow Fields, Safianu Rabiu and Robert K. Rose

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Natural History of the Eastern Harvest Mouse in Southeastern Virginia, Robert K. Rose

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Serological Proteomic Screening and Evaluation of a Recombinant Egg Antigen for the Diagnosis of Low-Intensity Schistosoma mansoni infections in endemic area in Brazil, Vanessa Silva-Moraes, Lisa Marie Shollenberger, William Castro-Borges, Ana Lucia Teles Rabello, Donald A. Harn, Lia Carolina Soares Medeiros, Wander de Jesus Jeremias, Liliane Maria Vidal Siqueira, Caroline Stephane Salviano Pereira, Maria Luysa Camargos Pedrosa, Nathalie Bonatti Franco Almeida, Aureo Almeida, Jose Roberto Lambertucci, Nidia Francisca de Figueiredo Carneiro, Paulo Marcos Zech Coelho, and Refaella Fortini Queiroz Grenfell

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Diagnosis of Schistosoma mansoni Infections: What are the Choices in Brazilian Low-Endemic Areas?, Vanessa Silva-Moraes, Lisa M. Shollenberger, Liliane Maria Vidal Siqueira, William Castro-Borges, Donald A. Harn, Rafaella Fortini Queiroz e. Grenfell, Ana Lucia Teles Rabello, and Paulo Marcos Zech Coelho

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Parasitic Dinoflagellate Hematodinium perezi Prevalence in Larval and Juvenile Blue Crabs Callinectes sapidus from Coastal Bays of Virginia, H. J. Small, J. P. Huchin-Mian, K. S. Reece, K. M. Pagenkopp Lohan, Mark J. Butler IV, and J. D. Shields

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Sponges Structure Water-Column Characteristics in Shallow Tropical Coastal Ecosystems, Marla M. Valentine and Mark J. Butler IV

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Dynamics of Two Pathogens in a Single Tick Population, Alexis White, Elsa Schaefer, Chelsea Wright-Thompson, Christopher M. Kribs, and Holly Gaff

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Field Testing Integrated Interventions for Schistosomiasis Elimination in the People's Republic of China: Outcomes of a Multifactorial Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial, Gail M. Williams, Yue-Sheng Li, Darren J. Gray, Zheng-Yuan Zhao, Donald A. Harn, Lisa M. Shollenberger, Sheng-Ming Li, Xinglin Yu, Zeng Feng, Jia-Gang Guo, Jie Zhou, Yu-Lan Dong, Yuan Li, Biao Guo, Patrick Driguez, Marina Harvie, Hong You, Allen G. Ross, and Donald P. McManus

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Exosomes Mediate Zika Virus Transmission Through SMPD3 Neutral Sphingomyelinase in Cortical Neurons, Wenshuo Zhou, Michael Woodson, Michael B. Sherman, Girish Neelakanta, and Hameeda Sultana

Submissions from 2018

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Genetic Patterns in Peripheral Marine Populations of the Fusilier Fish Caesio Cuning Within the Kuroshio Current, Amanda S. Ackiss, Christopher E. Bird, Yuichi Akita, Mudjekeewis D. Santos, Katsunori Tachihara, and Kent E. Carpenter

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High-Frequency Temperature Variability Mirrors Fixed Differences in Thermal Limits of the Massive Coral Porites lobata, Daniel J. Barshis, Charles Birkeland, Robert J. Toonen, Ruth D. Gates, and Jonathon H. Stillman

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Antimicrobial Efficacy and Safety of a Novel Gas Plasma-Activated Catheter Lock Solution, Sudhir Bhatt, Poonam Mehta, Chen Chen, Dayle A. Daines, Leonard A. Mermel, Hai-Lan Chen, and Michael G. Kong

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Hydnora arabica (Aristolochiaceae), a New Species from the Arabian Peninsula and a Key to Hydnora, Jay F. Bolin, Darach Lupton, and Lytton John Musselman

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Interesting, Provocative, and Enigmatic: Morphological Observations on Southeastern Quillworts (Isoetes Isoetaceae, Lycopodiophyta, Rebecca D. Bray, Peter W. Schafran, and Lytton J. Musselman

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Characterizing Habitat Suitability for a Central‐Place Forager in a Dynamic Marine Environment, Dana K. Briscoe, Sabrina Fossette, Kylie L. Scales, Elliott L. Hazen, Steven J. Bograd, Sara M. Maxwell, Elizabeth A. McHuon, Patrick W. Robibson, Carey Kuhn, Daniel P. Costa, Larry B. Crowder, and Rebecca L. Lewison

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Integrating Dynamic Subsurface Habitat Metrics Into Species Distribution Models, Stephanie Brodie, Michael G. Jacox, Steven J. Bograd, Heather Welch, Heidi Dewar, Kylie L. Scales, Sara M. Maxwell, Dana M. Briscoe, Christopher A. Edwards, Larry B. Crowder, Rebecca L. Lewison, and Elliott L. Hazen

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Better Living Through Chemistry: Addressing Emerging Antibiotic Resistance, Nathan P. Coussens, Ashley L. Molinaro, Kayla J. Culbertson, Tyler Peryea, Gergely Zahoránszky-Köhalmi, Matthew D. Hall, and Dayle A. Daines

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Assessing Trade-Offs in Large Marine Protected Areas, Tammy E. Davies, Graham Epstein, Stacy E. Aguilera, Cassandra M. Brooks, Michael Cox, Louisa S. Evans, Sara M. Maxwell, Mateja Nenadovic, and Natalie C. Ban

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BioTIME: A Database of Biodiversity Time Series for the Anthropocene, Maria Dornelas, Laura H. Antão, Faye Moyes, Amanda E. Bates, Anne E. Magurran, Dušan Adams, Asem A. Akhmetzhanova, Ward Appeltans, José Manuel Adam, and Frank P. Day

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Coordination of Different Ligands to Copper(II) and Cobalt(III) Metal Centers Enhances Zika Virus and Dengue Virus Loads in Both Arthropod Cells and Human Keratinocytes, Shovan Dutta, Michael J. Celestine, Supreet Khanal, Alexis Huddleston, Colin Simms, Jessa Faye Arca, Amlam Mitra, Loree Heller, Piotr Kraj, Michael Ledizet, John F. Anderson, Girish Neelakanta, Alvin A. Holder, and Hameeda Sultana

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Using an in vitro System for Maintaining Varroa Destructor Mites on Apis Mellifera Pupae as Hosts: Studies of Mite Longevity and Feeding Behavior, Noble I. Egekwu, Francisco Posada, Daniel E. Sonenshine, and Steven Cook

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Adiposity and Fat Metabolism During Combined Fasting and Lactation in Elephant Seals, Melinda Fowler, Cory Champagne, and Daniel Croker

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Energy-Rich Mesopelagic Fishes Revealed as a Critical Prey Resource for a Deep-Diving Predator Using Quantitative Fatty Acid Signature Analysis, Chandra Goetsch, Melinda G. Conners, Suzanne M. Budge, Yoko Mitani, William A. Walker, Jeffrey F. Bromaghin, Samantha E. Simmons, Colleen Reichmuth, and Daniel P. Costa

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Dermal Mycobacteriosis and Warming Sea Surface Temperatures Are Associated With Elevated Mortality of Striped Bass in Chesapeake Bay, Maya L. Groner, John M. Hoenig, Roger Pradel, Rémi Choquet, Wolfgang K. Vogelbein, David T. Gauthier, and Marjorie A. M. Friedrichs

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A Dynamic Ocean Management Tool to Reduce Bycatch and Support Sustainable Fisheries, Elliot L. Hazen, Kylie L. Scales, Sara M. Maxwell, Dana K. Briscoe, Heather Welch, Steven J. Bograd, Helen Bailey, Scott R. Benson, Tomo Eguchi, and Heidi Dewar

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Do Avian Blood Parasites Influence Hypoxia Physiology in a High Elevation Environment?, Farah Ishtiaq and Sahas Barve

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Troubled Waters: Threats and Extinction Risk of the Sharks, Rays and Chimaeras of the Arabian Sea and Adjacent Waters, Rima W. Jabado, Peter M. Kyne, Riley A. Pollom, David A. Ebert, Colin A. Simpfendorfer, Gina M. Ralph, Shakha S. Al Dhaheri, K. V. Akhilesh, Khadeeja Ali, and Mohamud Hassan Ali

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Arthropod Transcriptional Activator Protein-1 (AP-1) Aids Tick-Rickettsial Pathogen Survival in the Cold, Supreet Khanal, Vikas Taank, John F. Anderson, Hameeda Sultana, and Girish Neelakanta

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The Spatial Context of “Winning” in MPA Network Design: Location Matters, Andrew S. Kough, Claire B. Paris, and Mark J. Butler IV

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The Mechanisms Shaping the Repertoire of CD4(+)Foxp3(+) Regulatory T Cells, Piotr Kraj and Leszek Ignatowicz

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Gain-of-Function Experiments With Bacteriophage Lambda Uncover Residues Under Diversifying Selection in Nature, Rohan Maddamsetti, Daniel T. Johnson, Stephanie J. Spielman, Katherine L. Petrie, Debora S. Marks, and Justin R. Meyer

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Sea Turtles and Survivability in Demersal Trawl Fisheries: Do Comatose Olive Ridley Sea Turtles Survive Post-Release?, Sara M. Maxwell, Matthew J. Witt, Gaspard Abitsi, Marie Pierre Aboro, Pierre Didier Agamboue, Georges Mba Asseko, Francois Boussamba, Emmanuel Chartain, Micheline Schummer Gnandji, and Brice Didier Koumba Mabert

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Does Channel Island Acmispon (Fabaceae) Form Cohesive Evolutionary Groups?, Mitchell E. McGlaughlin, Lynn Riley, Kaius Helenurm, and Lisa A. Wallace

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Carnivorous Pitcher Plants Eat a Diet of Certain Spiders, Regardless of What's on the Menu, Marc A. Milne and Deborah A. Waller

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Blooms of Dinoflagellate Mixotrophs in a Lower Chesapeake Bay Tributary: Carbon and Nitrogen Uptake over Diurnal, Seasonal, and Interannual Timescales, Margaret R. Mulholland, Ryan Morse, Todd Egerton, Peter W. Bernhardt, and K. C. Filippino

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Modelling the Effects of Habitat and Hosts on Tick Invasions, Robyn M. Nadolny and Holly D. Gaff

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Natural History of the Southern Bog Lemming in Southeastern Virginia, Robert K. Rose

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Compositional Changes in Two Small Mammal Communities During Succession in Southeastern Virginia, Robert K. Rose, Robyn M. Nadolny, Jay Kiser, Stephen E. Rice, Heather Green Salamone, Jana Eggleston, and Holly D. Gaff

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Reproductive Correlates of a Perineal Gland in the Hispid Cotton Rat, Robert K. Rose and Julie A. Winchell

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High Frequency Temperature Variability Reduces the Risk of Coral Bleaching, Aryan Safaie, Nyssa J. Silbiger, Timothy R. McClanahan, Geno Pawlak, Daniel J. Barshis, James L. Hench, Gareth J. Williams, and Kristen A. Davis

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Fisheries Bycatch Risk to Marine Megafauna Is Intensified in Lagrangian Coherent Structures, Kylie L. Scales, Elliot L. Hazen, Michael G. Jacox, Frederic Castruccio, Sara M. Maxwell, Rebecca L. Lewison, and Steven J. Bograd

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Low- Copy Nuclear Markers in Isoëtes (Isoëtaceae) Identified With Transcriptomes, Peter W. Schafran, Gabriel Johnson, W. Carl Taylor, Elizabeth A. Zimmer, and Lytton J. Musselman

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Range Expansion of Tick Disease Vectors in North America: Implications for Spread of Tick-Borne Disease, Daniel E. Sonenshine

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Global Conservation Status of Marine Pufferfishes (Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae), Emilie Stump, Gina M. Ralph, Mia T. Comeros-Raynal, Keiichi Matsuura, and Kent E. Carpenter