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Submissions from 2020

Unusually High‐Quality Soil Seed Banks in a Midwestern U.S. Oak Savanna Region: Variation With Land Use History, Habitat Restoration, and Soil Properties, Scott R. Abella, Jenella L. Hodel, and Timothy A. Schetter

Rapid and Transient Changes During 20 Years of Restoration Management in Savanna-Woodland-Prairie Habitats Threatened by Woody Plant Encroachment, Scott R. Abella, Karen S. Menard, Timothy A. Schetter, and LaRae A. Sprow

RNA Sequencing Identifies Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor-Gamma Upregulation as an Immunomodulator in a 'Two-Hit' Mouse Model of Trauma Followed by Acute Lung Injury, A. Bagchi, F. Nagashima, A. Hindle, and F. Ichinose

Can a Brief, Digital Skill Training Intervention Help Undergraduates "Learn to Learn" and Improve Their STEM Achievement?, Matthew L. Bernacki, Lucie Vosicka, and Jennifer C. Utz

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Insight on Thermal Stability of Magnetite Magnetosomes: Implications for the Fossil Record and Biotechnology, Jefferson Cypriano, Mounib Bahri, Kassioge Dembele, Walid Baaziz, Pedro Leao, Dennis A. Bazylinski, Fernanda Abreu, Ovidiu Ersen, Marcos Farina, and Jacques Werckmann

Post Burn Restoration Response of Encelia virginensis within a Small Wash System in the Mojave Desert, Dale A. Devitt, Fred Landau, Scott R. Abella, Matt D. Petrie, Ann M. McLuckie, and John O. Kellam

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Assessing the Potential for Greater Solar Development in West Texas, USA, Dale D. Devitt, M. H. Young, and J. P. Pierre

Fly Roller: Development of an Instrument to Exercise Fruit Flies, Reiner Dizon, Angel Solis, Ameera Essaqi, Michael Isaacs, Austin McKenna, Allen Gibbs, David Lee, and Sarah L. Harris

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Mob Family Proteins: Regulatory Partners in Hippo and Hippo-Like Intracellular Signaling Pathways, Juan Carlos Duhart and Laurel A. Raftery

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Microbiome Shifts Associated with the Introduction of Wild Atlantic Horseshoe Crabs (Limulus polyphemus) into a Touch-Tank Exhibit, Ariel D. Friel, Sean A. Neiswenter, Cale O. Seymour, Lauren Rose Bali, Ginger McNamara, Fabian Leija, Jack Jewell, and Brian P. Hedlund

Comparing Adaptive Radiations Across Space, Time, and Taxa, Rosemary G. Gillespie, Gordon M. Bennett, Luc De Meester, Jeffrey L. Feder, Robert C. Fleischer, Luke J. Harmon, Andrew P. Hendry, Matthew L. Knope, James Mallet, Christopher Martin, Christine E. Parent, Austin H. Patton, Karin S. Pfennig, Daniel Rubinoff, Dolph Schluter, Ole Seehausen, Kerry L. Shaw, Elizabeth Stacy, Martin Stervander, James T. Stroud, Catherine Wagner, and Guinevere O.U. Wogan

Hydrogeology of Desert Springs in the Panamint Range, California, USA: Geologic Controls on the Geochemical Kinetics, Flowpaths and Mean Residence Times of Springs, Carolyn L. Gleason, Marty D. Frisbee, Laura K. Rademacher, Donald W. Sada, Zachary P. Meyers, Jeffrey P. Knott, and Brian P. Hedlund

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Identifying Pleiotropic SNPs Associated With Femoral Neck and Heel Bone Mineral Density, Pei He, Xinag-He Ming, Xiao Zhang, Xu Lin, Qiang Zhang, Ri-Li Jiang, Martin R. Schiller, Fei-Yan Deng, and Hong-Wen Deng

Diving Deep: Understanding the Genetic Components of Hypoxia Tolerance in Marine Mammals, Allyson G. Hindle

Genomic Diversity of Bacteriophages Infecting Microbacterium Spp, Deborah Jacobs-Sera, Lawrence A. Abad, Richard M. Alvey, Kirk R. Anders, Haley G. Aull, Suparna S. Bhalla, Lawrence S. Blumer, David W. Bollivar, J. Alfred Bonilla, Kristen A. Butela, Roy J. Coomans, Steven G. Cresawn, Tom D'Elia, Arturo Diaz, Ashley M. Divens, Nicholas P. Edgington, Gregory D. Frederick, Maria D. Gainey, Rebecca A. Garlena, Kenneth W. Grant, Susan M.R. Gurney, Heather L. Hendrickson, Lee E. Hughes, Margaret A. Kenna, Karen K. Klyczek, Hari Kotturi, Travis Mavrich, Angela L. McKinney, Evan C. Merkhofer, Jordan Moberg Parker, and Sally D. Molloy

Role of Mfd and GreA in Bacillus subtilis Base Excision Repair-Dependent Stationary-Phase Mutagenesis, Hilda C. Levya-Sanchez, Norberto Villegas-Negrete, Karen Abundiz-Yanez, Ronald E. Yasbin, Eduardo A. Robleto, and Mario Pedraza-Reyes

Role of Mfd and GreA in Bacillus subtilis Base Excision Repair- Dependent Stationary-Phase Mutagenesis, Hilda C. Leyva-Sánchez, Norberto Villegas-Negrete, Karen Abundiz-Yañez, Ronald E. Yasbin, Eduardo A. Robleto, and Mario Pedraza-Reyes

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The Bacillus Subtilis K-State Promotes Stationary-Phase Mutagenesis via Oxidative Damage, Holly A. Martin, Amanda A. Kidman, Jillian Socea, Carmen Vallin, Mario Pedraza-Reyes, and Eduardo A. Robleto

The Antiactivator of Type III Secretion, OspD1, Is Transcriptionally Regulated by VirB and H-NS from Remote Sequences in Shigella flexneri, Joy A. McKenna and Helen J. Wing

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Beneficial Endophytic Bacterial Populations Associated With Medicinal Plant Thymus vulgaris Alleviate Salt Stress and Confer Resistance to Fusarium oxysporum, Osama Aballa Abdelshafy Mohamad, Jin-Bao Ma, Yong-Hong Liu, Daoyuan Zhang, Shao Hua, Shirkant Bhute, Brian P. Hedlund, Wen-Jun Li, and Li Li

Roadmap for Naming Uncultivated Archaea and Bacteria, Alison E. Murray, John Freudenstein, Simonetta Gribaldo, Roland Hatzenpichler, Philip Hugenholtz, Peter Kämpfer, Konstantinos T. Konstantinidis, Christopher E. Lane, R. Thane Papke, Donovan H. Parks, Ramon Rossello-Mora, Matthew B. Stott, Cameron Thrash, Stephanus N. Venter, William B. Whitman, Silvia G. Acinas, Rudolf I. Amann, Karthik Anantharaman, Jean Armengaud, Brett J. Baker, Roman A. Barco, Helge B. Bode, Eric S. Boyd, Carrie L. Brady, Paul Carini, Patrick S. G. Chain, Daniel R. Colman, Kristen M. DeAngelis, Maria Asuncion de los Rios, Paulina Estrada-de los Santos, and Christopher A. Dunlop

All ANIs Are Not Created Equal: Implications for Prokaryotic Species Boundaries and Integration of ANIs Into Polyphasic Taxonomy, Marike Palmer, Emma T. Steenkamp, Jochen Bloom, Brian P. Hedlund, and Stephanus N. Venter

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MicroRNA Profiling in the Weddell Seal Suggests Novel Regulatory Mechanisms Contributing to Diving Adaptation, Luca Penso-Dolfin, Wilfried Haerty, Allyson Hindle, and Federica Di Palma

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Non-Native Spiders Change Assemblages of Hawaiian Forest Fragment Kipuka Over Space and Time, Julien Pétillon, Kaїna Privet, George K. Roderick, Rosemary G. Gullespie, and Don K. Price

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In Vivo Biosynthesis of Inorganic Nanomaterials Using Eukaryotes - A Review, Ashiqur Rahman, Julia Lin, Francisco E. Jaramillo, Dennis A. Bazylinski, Clayton Jeffryes, and Si Amar Dahoumane

Importin-alpha2 Mediates Brain Development, Learning and Memory Consolidation in Drosophila, Christine N. Serway, Brian S. Dunkelberger, Denise Del Padre, Nicole W. C. Nolan, Stephanie Georges, Stephanie Freer, Andrew J. Andres, and J. Steven de Belle

Surveillance of Root-associated Microbiome of Oxalogenic Colocasia esculenta (Linn) Plant Reveals Distinct Bacterial Species Diversity, Mangesh Vasant Suryavanshi, Nidhi Bharti, Shrikant Subhash Bhute, Vipin Chembili, Pooja Chavan, and Yogesh Shripad Shouche

Variation in the Hemostatic Complement (C5a) Responses to in Vitro Nitrogen Bubbles in Monodontids and Phocids, Laura A. Thompson, Allyson G. Hindle, Sandra R. Black, and Tracy A. Romano

Paenibacillus larvae Bacteriophages: Obscure Past, Promising Future, Philippos K. Tsourkas

Complete Genome Sequences of Cluster P1 and Cluster C1 Mycobacterium smegmatis Phages Jung and Ronan, Richard Van, William Nie, Feruz Abdela, Bardia Eivazi, Dolores Kickbusch, Michael Finkle, Cody Cris, Matthew Rubinstein, Baylor Akavan, Mahdeed Raja, Jessica Vergara, Wilson Andrade, Abimael Barajas, Jocelyn Sanchez, Maria Duenas, Kurt Regner, Christy Strong, and Philippos K. Tsourkas

Pinniped Ontogeny as a Window Into the Comparative Physiology and Genomics of Hypoxia Tolerance, Emma L. Weitzner, Cornelia E. Fanter, and Allyson G. Hindle

Initiation of a Stable Convective Hydroclimatic Regime in Central America Circa 9000 Years BP, Amos Winter, Davide Zanchettin, Matthew Lachniet, Rolf Vieten, Francesco S. R. Pausata, Fredrik Charpentier Ljungqvist, Hai Cheng, R. Lawrence Edwards, Thomas Miller, Sara Rubinetti, Angelo Rubino, and Carla Taricco

Submissions from 2019

Fourteen Years of Swamp Forest Change From the Onset, During, and After Invasion of Emerald Ash Borer, Scott A. Abella, Constance E. Hausman, John F. Jaegar, Karen S. Menard, Timothy A. Schetter, and Oscar J. Rocha

Developing Methods of Assisted Natural Regeneration for Restoring Foundational Desert Plants, Scott R. Abella, Lindsay P. Chiquoine, and James F. Weigand

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Persistence and Turnover in Desert Plant Communities during a 37-yr Period of Land Use and Climate Change, Scott R. Abella, Ross J. Guida, Chris L. Roberts, Carrie M. Norman, and James S. Holland

Predicting Post-Fire Tree Survival for Restoring Oak Ecosystems, Scott R. Abella, LaRae A. Sprow, and Timothy A. Schetter

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Muscular Apoptosis but Not Oxidative Stress Increases with Old Age in a Long-Lived Diver, the Weddell Seal, Kaitlin N. Allen, Jose Pablo Vazquez-Medina, John M. Lawler, Jo-Ann E. Mellish, Markus Horning, and Allyson G. Hindle

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Heterogeneity in Surface Sensing Suggests a Division of Labor in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Populations, Catherine R. Armbuster, Calvin K. Lee, Jessica Parker-Gilham, Jaime de Anda, Aiguo Xia, Kun Zhao, Keiji Murakami, Boo Shan Tseng, Lucas R. Hoffman, Fan Jin, Caroline S. Harwood, Gerard CL Wong, and Matthew R. Parsek

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Starvation Resistance is Associated with Developmentally Specified Changes in Sleep, Feeding and Metabolic Rate, Elizabeth B. Brown, Melissa E. Slocumb, Milan Szuperak, Arianna Kerbs, Allen G. Gibbs, Matthew S. Kayser, and Alex C. Keene

Care and Propagation of Captive Pupfish from the Genus Cyprinodon: Insight into Conservation, George C. Burg, Jamie Johnson, Savannah Spataro, Amelia O'Keefe, Natasha Urbina, Georgina Puentedura, Matt Heuton, Sean Harris, Stanley D. Hillyard, and Frank van Breukelen

Cryptic Diversity of a Widespread Global Pathogen Reveals Expanded Threats to Amphibian Conservation, Allison Q. Byrne, Vance T. Vrendenburg, An Martel, Frank Pasmans, Rayna C. Bell, David C. Blackburn, Molly C. Bletz, Jaime Bosch, Cheryl J. Briggs, Rafe M. Brown, Alessandro Catenazzi, Mariel Familiar Lopez, Raul Figueroa-Valenzuela, Sonia L. Ghose, Jef R. Jaeger, Andrea J. Jani, Miloslav Jirku, Roland A. Knapp, Antonio Munoz, Daniel M. Portik, Corinne L. Richards-Zawacki, Heidi Rockney, Sean M. Rovito, Tariq Stark, Hasan Sulaeman, Nguyen Thien Tao, Jamie Voyles, Anthony W. Waddle, Zhiyong Yuan, and Erica Bree Rosenblum

Cryptic Diversity of a Widespread Global Pathogen Reveals Expanded Threats to Amphibian Conservation, Allison Q. Byrne, Vance T. Vrendenburg, An Martel, Frank Pasmans, Rayna C. Bell, David C. Blackburn, Molly C. Bletz, Jaime Bosch, Cheryl J. Briggs, Rafe M. Brown, Alessandro Catenazzi, Mariel Familiar Lopez, Raul Figueroa-Valenzuela, Sonia L. Ghose, Jef R. Jaeger, Andrea J. Jani, Miloslav Jirku, Roland A. Knapp, Antonio Munoz, Daniel M. Portik, Corinne L. Richards-Zawacki, Heidi Rockney, Sean M. Rovito, Tariq Stark, Hasan Sulaeman, Nguyen Thien Tao, Jamie Voyles, Anthony W. Waddle, Zhiyong Yuan, and Erica Bree Rosenblum

Pushing beyond the Envelope: the Potential Roles of OprF in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Formation and Pathogenicity, Erin K. Cassin and Boo Shan Tseng

Sex Ratio and Sex Expression in an Urban Population of the Silver Moss, Bryum argenteum Hedw., Richard C. Castetter, Nicholas D. McLetchie, Sarah M. Eppley, and Lloyd R. Stark

Unexpected Side Effects in Biocrust After Treating Non-Native Plants Using Carbon Addition, Lindsay P. Chiquoine, Scott R. Abella, Joshua L. Greenwood, and Adria DeCorte

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Divergent Selection and Primary Gene Flow Shape Incipient Speciation of a Riparian Tree on Hawaii Island, Jae Young Choi, Michael Purugganan, and Elizabeth A. Stacy

Divergent Selection and Primary Gene Flow Shape Incipient Speciation of a Riparian Tree on Hawaii Island, Jae Young Choi, Michael Purugganan, and Elizabeth A. Stacy

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Correction to: Transcriptome Analyses of Tumor-Adjacent Somatic Tissues Reveal Genes Co-Expressed with Transposable Elements, Micky Chung, G. M. Jonaid, Sophia Quinton, Austin Ross, Corinne E. Sexton, Adrian Alberto, Cody Clymer, Daphnie Churchill, Omar Navarro Leija, and Mira V. Han

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Transcriptome Analyses of Tumor-Adjacent Somatic Tissues Reveal Genes Co-Expressed with Transposable Elements, Micky Chung, G. M. Jonaid, Sophia Quinton, Austin Ross, Corinne E. Sexton, Adrian Alberto, Cody Clymer, Daphnie Churchill, Omar Navarro Leija, and Mira V. Han

Morphological and Physiological Traits in Relation to Carbon Balance in a Diverse Clade of Dryland Mosses, Kristen K. Coe, Nora B. Howard, Mandy L. Slate, Matthew A. Bowker, Brent D. Mishler, Riley Butler, Joshua Greenwood, and Lloyd R. Stark

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Uptake and persistence of bacterial magnetite magnetosomes in a mammalian cell line: Implications for medical and biotechnological applications., Jefferson Cypriano, Jacques Werckmann, Gabriele Vargas, Adrana Lopes dos Santos, Karen T. Silva, Pedro Leao, Fernando P. Almeida, Dennis A. Bazylinski, Marcos Farina, Ulysses Lins, and Fernanda Abreu

Function-Driven Single-Cell Genomics Uncovers Cellulose-Degrading Bacteria from the Rare Biosphere, Devin F. R. Doud, Robert M. Bowers, Frederik Schulz, Markus De Raad, Kai Deng, Angela Tarver, Evan Glasgow, Brian Fox, Sam Deutsch, Yasuo Yoshikuni, Trent Northen, Brian P. Hedlund, Steven W. Singer, Natalia Ivanova, and Tanja Woyke

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Magnetosome Gene Duplication as an Important Driver in the Evolution of Magnetotaxis in the Alphaproteobacteria, Haijian Du, Wenyan Zhang, Wensi Zhang, Weijia Zhang, Hongmiao Pan, Yongxin Pan, Dennis A. Bazylinski, Long-Fei Wu, Tian Xiao, and Wei Lin

Targeted Amplicon Sequencing of 40 Nuclear Genes Supports a Single Introduction and Rapid Radiation of Hawaiian Metrosideros (Myrtaceae), Julian R. Dupuis, Yohan Pillon, Tomoko Sakishima, Chrissen E. C. Gemmill, Srikar Chamala, W. Brad Barbazuk, Scott N. Geib, and Elizabeth A. Stacy

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Varieties of the Highly Dispersible and Hypervariable Tree, Metrosideros Polymorpha, Differ in Response to Mechanical Stress and Light Across a Sharp Ecotone, Jill M. Ekar, Donald K. Price, Melissa A. Johnson, and Elizabeth A. Stacy

Varieties of the Highly Dispersible and Hypervariable Tree, Metrosideros Polymorpha, Differ in Response to Mechanical Stress and Light Across A Sharp Ecotone, Jill M. Ekar, Donald K. Price, Melissa A. Johnson, and Elizabeth A. Stacy

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Hawaiian Picture‐Winged Drosophila Exhibit Adaptive Population Divergence along a Narrow Climatic Gradient on Hawaii Island, Jon Eldon, M. Renee Bellinger, and Donald K. Price

Modeling Genomes to Phenomes to Populations in a Changing Climate: The Need for Collaborative Networks, Nika Galic, Allyson G. Hindle, John P. DeLong, Karen Watanabe, Valery Forbes, and C. Loren Buck

Modeling Genomes to Phenomes to Populations in a Changing Climate: The Need for Collaborative Networks, Nika Galic, Allyson G. Hindle, John P. DeLong, Karen Watanabe, Valery Forbes, and C. Loren Buck

When Do We Eat? The Clock is Ticking, Allen G. Gibbs

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Effects of Rate of Drying, Life History Phase, and Ecotype on the Ability of the Moss Bryum Argenteum to Survive Desiccation Events and the Influence on Conservation and Selection of Material for Restoration, Joshua Lee Greenwood, Lloyd R. Stark, and Lindsay P. Chiquoine

Germination Timing and Chilling Exposure Create Contingency in Life History and Influence Fitness in the Native Wildflower Streptanthus Tortuosus, Jennifer R. Gremer, Chenoa J. Wilcox, Alec Chiono, Elena Suglia, and Johanna Schmitt

Assessing Historical and Future Habitat Models for Four Conservation-Priority Mojave Desert Species, Ross J. Guida, Scott R. Abella, Chris L. Roberts, Carrie M. Norman, and William J. Smith

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Robust Cullin-RING Ligase Function Is Established by a Multiplicity of Poly-Ubiquitylation Pathways, Spencer Hill, Kurt Reichermeier, Daniel C. Scott, Lorena Samentar, Jasmin Coulombe-Huntington, Luisa Izzi, Xiaojing Tang, Rebeca Ibarra, Thierry Bertomeu, Annie Moridian, Michael J. Sweredoski, Nora Caberoy, Brenda A. Schulman, Frank Sicheri, Mike Tyers, and Gary Kleiger

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Best Practice Recommendations for the Use of External Telemetry Devices on Pinnipeds, Markus Horning, Russel D. Andrews, Amanda M. Bishop, Peter L. Boveng, Daniel P. Costa, Daniel E. Crocker, Martin Haulena, Mark Hindell, Allyson G. Hindle, Rachel R. Holser, Sascha K. Hooker, Luis A. Hückstädt, Shawn Johnson, Mary-Anne Lea, Birgitte I. McDonald, Clive R. McMahon, Patrick W. Robinson, Renae L. Sattler, Courtney R. Shuert, Sheanna M. Steingass, Dave Thompson, Pamela A. Tuomi, Cassondra L. Williams, and Jamie N. Womble

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Insights into the Ecological Roles and Evolution of Methyl-Coenzyme M Reductase-Containing Hot Spring Archaea, Zheng-Shuang Hua, Yu-Lin Wang, Paul N. Evans, Yan-Ni Qu, Kian Mau Goh, Yang-Zhi Rao, Sun Yat-Sen University Qi, Yu-Xian Li, Min-Jun Huang, Jian-Yu Jiao, Ya-Ting Chen, Wen-Sheng Shu, Wael Hozzein, Brian P. Hedlund, Gene W. Tyson, Tong Zhang, and Wen-Jun Li

Insights into the Ecological Roles and Evolution of Methyl-Coenzyme M Reductase-Containing Hot Spring Archaea, Zheng-Shuang Hua, Yu-Lin Wang, Paul N. Evans, Yan-Ni Qu, Kian Mau Goh, Yang-Zhi Rao, Yan-Ling Qi, Yu-Xian Li, Min-Jun Huang, Jian-Yu Jiao, Ya-Ting Chen, Wen-Sheng Shu, Wael Hozzein, Brian P. Hedlund, Gene W. Tyson, Tong Zhang, and Wen-Jun Li

Multiple Colonizations, Hybridization and Uneven Diversification in Cyrtandra (Gesneriaceae) Lineages on Hawai'I Island, Melissa A. Johnson, Yohan Pillon, Tokomo Sakishima, Donald K. Price, and Elizabeth A. Stacy

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Investigating the DNA-Binding Site for VirB, a Key Transcriptional Regulator of Shigella Virulence Genes, Using an In Vivo Binding Tool, Monika M.A. Karney, Joy A. McKenna, Natasha Weatherspoon-Griffin, Alexander D. Karabachev, Makensie E. Millar, Eliese A. Potoceck, and Helen J. Wing

Studying In Vivo Retinal Progenitor Cell Proliferation in Xenopus laevis, Cindy X. Kha, Dylan J. Guerin, and Kelly Ai-Sun Tseng

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Using the Xenopus Developmental Eye Regrowth Stystem to Distinguish the Role of Developmental Versus Regenerative Mechanisms, Cindy X. Kha, Dylan J. Guerin, and Kelly Ai-Sun Tseng

Biogeochemical and Physical Controls on Methane Fluxes from Two Ferruginous Meromictic Lakes, Nicholas Lambrecht, Sergei Katsev, Chad Wittkop, Steven J. Hall, Cody S. Sheik, Aude Picard, Mojtaba Fakhraee, and Elizabeth D. Swanner

Magnetosome Magnetite Biomineralization in a Flagellated Protist: Evidence for an Early Evolutionary Origin for Magnetoreception in Eukaryotes, Pedro Leão, Lucas Le Nagard, Hao Yuan, Jefferson Cypriano, Inacio Da Silva-Neto, Dennis A. Bazylinski, Daniel Acosta-Avalos, Henrique L. de Barros, Adam P. Hitchcock, Ulysses Lins, and Fernanda Abreu

Magnetite Magnetosome Biomineralization in Magnetospirillum magneticum Strain AMB-1: A Time Course Study, Lucas Le Nagard, Xiaohui Zhu, Hao Yuan, Karim Benzerara, Dennis A. Bazylinski, Cécile Fradin, Adrien Besson, Sufal Swaraj, Stefan Stanescu, Rachid Belkhou, and Adam P. Hitchcock

Misalignment Between the Magnetic Dipole Moment and the Cell Axis in the Magnetotactic Bacterium Magnetospirillum magneticum AMB-1, Lucas Le Negard, Liu Yu, Solomon Barkley, Dennis A. Bazylinski, Adam P. Hitchcock, and Cecile Fradin

On the Origin of Microbial Magnetoreception, Wei Lin, Joseph L. Kirschvink, Greig A. Paterson, Dennis A. Bazylinski, and Yongxin Pan

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Ecological Effects of Fear: How Spatiotemporal Heterogeneity in Predation Risk Influences Mule Deer Access to Forage in a Sky‐Island System, Christopher Lowrey, Kathleen M. Longshore, David M. Choate, Jyoteshwar R. Nagol, Joseph Sexton, and Daniel Thompson

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Mfd Protects Against Oxidative Stress in Bacillus Subtilis Independently of its Canonical Function in DNA Repair, Holly Anne Martin, Katelyne E. Porter, Carmen Vallin, Tatiana Ermi, Natalie Contreras, Mario Pedraza-Reyes, and Eduardo Robleto

Rate of Drying Influences Tolerance of Low Water Contents in the Moss Funaria hygrometrica (Funariaceae), Nicholas McLetchie and Lloyd R. Stark

Two New Day-Flying Species of Agrotis Ochsenheimer (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from the Alpine Summit of the Maunakea Volcano, Matthew J. Medeiros, Jessica Kirkpatrick, Christine H. Elliott, Andersonn Prestes, Jesse Eiben, and Daniel Rubinoff

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Sulphur and Carbon Isotopes as Tracers of Past Sub-seafloor Microbial Activity, Patrick Meister, Benjamin Brunner, Aude Picard, Michael E. Böttcher, and Bo Barker Jørgensen

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Tunnel-Tube and Fourier Methods for Measuring Three-Dimensional Medium Reaction Force in Burrowing Animals, Alexis Moore Crisp, Clinton J. Barnes, and David V. Lee

Phylogeography and taxonomic revision of Nelson's Pocket Mouse (Chaetodipus nelsoni), Sean A. Neiswenter, David J. Hafner, Jessica E. Light, Gabriella D. Cepeda, Kathleen C. Kinzer, and Brett R. Riddle

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Prioritization of Variants for Investigation of Genotype-Directed Nutrition in Human Superpopulations, Pascal D. Nilsson, Jacklyn M. Newsome, Henry M. Santos, and Martin R. Schiller

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The Anti-Sigma Factor MucA of Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Dramatic Differences of a mucA22 vs. a ΔmucA Mutant in Anaerobic Acidified Nitrite Sensitivity of Planktonic and Biofilm Bacteria in vitro and During Chronic Murine Lung Infection, Warunya Panmanee, Shengchang Su, Michael J. Schurr, Gee W. Lau, Xiaoting Zhu, Zhaowei Ren, Cameron T. McDaniel, Long J. Lu, Dennis E. Ohman, Daniel A. Muruve, Ralph J. Panos, Hongwei D. Yu, Thomas B. Thompson, Boo Shan Tseng, and Daniel J. Hassett

Badlands, Seed Banks, and Community Disassembly, Lora B. Perkins, Kelsey R. Ducheneaux, Gary Hatfield, and Scott R. Abella

Differing Climate and Landscape Effects on Regional Dryland Vegetation Responses During Wet Periods Allude to Future Patterns, Matthew D. Petrie, Debra P.C. Peters, N. Dylan Burruss, Wenjie Ji, and Heather M. Savoy

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Local‐Regional Similarity in Drylands Increases During Multiyear Wet and Dry Periods and in Response to Extreme Events, Matthew D. Petrie, D. P.C. Peters, N. D. Bruss, W. Ji, and H. M. Savoy

Authigenic Metastable Iron Sulfide Minerals Preserve Microbial Organic Carbon in Anoxic Environments, Aude A. Picard, Amy Gartan, Julie Cosmidis, Martin Obst, Charles Vidoudez, David R. Clarke, and Peter R. Girguis

Genetic Signatures of Historical and Contemporary Responses to Climate Change, Brett R. Riddle

How is Phylogeography Shaping our Understanding of the Geography of Diversity, Diversification, and Range Dynamics in Mammals?, Brett R. Riddle and Tereza Jezkova

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Complete Genome Sequences of Mycobacterium smegmatis Phages Chewbacca, Reptar3000, and Riparian, Isolated in Las Vegas, Nevada, Alicia Salisbury, Erin Cassin, Kevin Ayala-Pineda, Nicolas Barroga, Vanessa Cadiz, Ramiro Cisneros, Joseph Fersini, Tiffany Jeanite, Jonathan Juste, Juvie Ines, Gabriel Leyva, Dyanne Macalinao, Spencer Muscelli, Sophia Nhan, Gustavo S. Reyes, Heather Rhoden, Rodney Tan, Erika Torres, Krystal Tran, Georgette Uriarte-Valle, Christopher Wallace, Simon Wong, Kurt Regner, Christy Strong, and Philippos K. Tsourkas

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Complete Genome Sequences of Mycobacterium smegmatis Phages NihilNomen and Carlyle, Isolated in Las Vegas, Nevada, Alicia Salisbury, Ryan Doss, Astha Mehta, Khadija Bhatti, Ciera Dapra, Audrey Huntsinger, Stephanie Rodriguez, Scott Yacek, Rylee Sandberg, Alexis Gildore, Jacinda Knudtson, Frances Tibayan, Tiannah Ohta, Neha Zafar, Guadalupe Mercado, Alan Le, Natalie Mekhaeel, Justin Willer, Edith Rodrich-Zuniga, Merissa McFarland, Kurt Regner, Christy Strong, and Phillippos K. Tsourkas

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A Method for Improving the Accuracy and Efficiency of Bacteriophage Genome Annotation, Alicia Salisbury and Philippos K. Tsourkas

Reproductive Capacity Evolves in Response to Ecology through Common Changes in Cell Number in Hawaiian Drosophila, Didem P. Sarikaya, Samuel H. Church, Laura P. Lagomarsino, Karl M. Magnacca, Steven L. Montgomery, Donald K. Price, Kenneth Y. Kaneshiro, and Cassandra G. Extavour

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Paired-End Mappability of Transposable Elements in the Human Genome, Corinne E. Sexton and Mira V. Han

The Carboxy-Terminus, a Key Regulator of Protein Function, Surbhi Sharma and Martin R. Schiller

Phylogeography of the Highly Dispersible Landscape‐Dominant Woody Species Complex, Metrosideros, in Hawaii, Elizabeth Ann Stacy and Tomoko Sakishima

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Isolation of Metrosideros (`Ohi`a) Taxa on O`ahu Increases with Elevation and Extreme Environments, Elizabeth A. Stacy, Tomoko Sakishima, Heaven Tharp, and Neil Snow

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Author Correction: Fuctional Eubacteria Species Along with Transdomain Gut Inhabitants Favour Dysgenic Diversity in Oxalate Stone Disease, Mangesh V. Suryananshi, Shrikant S. Bhute, Rahul P. Gune, and Yogesh S. Shouche