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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

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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

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

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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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

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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

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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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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

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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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

Insights into Ecological Role of a New Deltaproteobacterial Order Candidatus Acidulodesulfobacterales by Metagenomics and Metatranscriptomics, Sha Tan, Jun Liu, Yun Fang, Brian P. Hedlund, Zheng-Han Lian, Li-Ying Huang, Jin-Tian Li, Li-Nan Huang, Wen-Jun Li, Hong-Chen Jiang, Hai-Liang Dong, and Wen-Sheng Shu

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Position-Specific Metabolic Probing and Metagenomics of Microbial Communities Reveal Conserved Central Carbon Metabolic Network Activities at High Temperatures, Scott C. Thomas, Kevin O. Tamadonfar, Cale O. Seymour, Dengxun Lai, Jeremy A. Dodsworth, Senthil K. Murugapiran, Emiley A. Eloe-Fadrosh, Paul Dijkstra, and Brian P. Hedlund

Can Designer Indels Be Tailored by Gene Editing? Can Indels Be Customized?, Sara G. Trimidal, Ronald Benjamin, Ji Eun Bae, Mira V. Han, Elizabeth Kong, Aaron Singer, Tyler S. Williams, Bing Yang, and Martin R. Schiller

Horizontal Transfer of Bacterial Cytolethal Distending Toxin B Genes to Insects, Kirsten I. Verster, Jennifer H. Wisecaver, Marianthi Karageorgi, Rebecca P. Duncan, Andrew D. Gloss, Ellie E. Armstrong, Donald K. Price, Aruna R. Menon, Zainab M. Ali, and Noah K. Whiteman

Population-Level Resistance to Chytridiomycosis is Life-Stage Dependent in an Imperiled Anuran, Anthony W. Waddle, Joshua E. Levy, Rebeca Rivera, Frank van Breukelen, Maliha Nash, and Jef R. Jaeger

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Reproduction and Dispersal of Biological Soil Crust Organisms, Steven D. Warren, Larry L. St. Clair, Lloyd R. Stark, Louise A. Lewis, Nuttapon Pombubpa, Tania Kurbessoian, Jason E. Stajich, and Zachary T. Aanderud

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Novel Algorithms for LDD Motif Search, Peng Xiao, Martin Schiller, and Sanguthevar Rajasekaran

Diverse Respiratory Capacity Amoung Thermus Strains from US Great Basin Hot Springs, En-Min Zhou, Arinola L. Adegboruwa, Chrisabelle C. Mefferd, Shrikant S. Bhute, Jeremy A. Dodsworth, Scott C. Thomas, Amanda J. Bengston, Lan Liu, Wen-Dong Xian, Wen-Jun Li, and Brian P. Hedlund

Submissions from 2018

The Good with the Bad: When Ecological Restoration Facilitates Native and Non‐native Species, Scott Robert Abella and Lindsay P. Chiquoine

Resistance and Resilience to Natural Disturbance during Ecological Restoration, Scott R. Abella, Timothy A. Schetter, John F. Jaeger, Lawrence G. Brewer, Karen S. Menard, Timothy D. Gallaher, Jason J. Diver, and LaRae A. Sprow

Testing The Hypothesis Of Hierarchical Predictability In Ecological Restoration And Succession, S R. Abella, T A. Schetter, and T L. Walters

Culture‐independent Characterization of a Novel Magnetotactic Member Affiliated to the Beta Class of the Proteobacteria Phylum from an Acidic Lagoon, Fernanda Abreu, Pedro Leão, Gabriele Vargas, Jefferson Cypriano, Viviane Figueiredo, Alex Enrich-Prast, Dennis A. Bazylinski, and Ulysses Lins

Microbial Dormancy and Survival in the Subsurface, Penny S. Amy

The Microbiology of the Terrestrial Deep Subsurface, Penny S. Amy

The Storage-related Phenomenon: Implications for Handling and Analysis of Subsurface Samples, Penny S. Amy

Denizens of the Deep, Penny S. Amy and L. Haldeman Dana

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The Low-frequency Acoustic Structure of Mobbing Calls Differs Across Habitat Types in Three Passerine Families, Alexis C. Billings

Male Courtship Behaviors and Female Choice Reduced During Experimental Starvation Stress, Alexis C. Billings, Katherine E. Schultz, Eddy A. Hernandez, W. Elizabeth Jones, and Donald K. Price

Soil Seed Bank Assay Methods Influence Interpretation of Non-Native Plant Management, Lindsay P. Chiquoine and Scott R. Abella

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Cougar Dispersal and Natal Homing in a Desert Environment, David M. Choate, Kathleen M. Longshore, and Daniel B. Thompson

Transcriptome Analysis Reveals Negative Correlation Between Transcripts of Mitochondrial Genes and L1HS, and Positive Correlation Between KRAB-Zfps and Older LINE Elements in Normal Somatic Tissue, Nicky Chung, G. M. Jonaid, Sophia Quinton, Austin Ross, Adrian Alberto, Cody Clymer, Daphnie Churchill, Omar Navarro Leija, and Mira V. Han

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Assessing Near Surface Hydrologic Processes and Plant Response Over a 1600 M Mountain Valley Gradient in The Great Basin, NV, U.S.A., Dale Devitt, Brian Bird, Brad Lyles, Lynn Fenstermaker, Richard Jasoni, Scotty Strachan, Jay Arnone III, Franco Biondi, Scott Mensing, and Laurel Saito

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How Much Water Can We Save by Achieving Renewable Portfolio Standards in the Southwest United States?, Yuzhen Feng, Sachiko Sueki, Dale Devitt, and Kumud Acharya

Genome-wide Analysis Of Starvation-selected Drosophila Melanogaster-a Genetic Model Of Obesity, C M. Hardy, M K. Burke, L J. Everett, M V. Han, K M. Lantz, and A G. Gibbs

Oxygen Consumption of Desert Pupfish at Ecologically Relevant Temperatures Suggests a Significant Role for Anaerobic Metabolism, Matt Heuton, Luis Ayala, Aldo Morante, Kyle Dayton, Alexander C. Jones, Joseph R. Hunt, Austin McKenna, Frank van Breukelen, and Stanley Hillyard

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Effect of the Synthetic Bile Salt Analog CamSA on the Hamster Model of Clostridium difficile Infection, Amber Howerton, Cale O. Seymour, Senthil K. Murugapiran, Zhenlin Liao, Jacqueline R. Phan, Alan Estrada, Adam J. Wagner, Chrisabelle C. Mefferd, Brian P. Hedlund, and Ernesto Abel-Santos

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Genomic Inference of the Metabolism and Evolution of the Archaeal Phylum Aigarchaeota, Zheng-Shuang Hua, Yan-Ni Qu, Qiyun Zhu, En-Min Zhou, Yan-Ling Qi, Yi-Rui Yin, Yang-Zhi Rao, Ye Tian, Yu-Xian Li, Lan Liu, Cindy J. Castelle, Brian P. Hedlund, Wen-Sheng Shu, Rob Knight, and Wen-Jun Li

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A Model for Investigating Developmental Eye Repair in Xenopus Laevis, Cindy X. Kha, Philip H. Son, Julia Lauper, and Kelly Ai-Sun Tseng

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Developmental Dependence for Functional Eye Regrowth in Xenopus laevis, Cindy X. Kha and Kelly Ai-Sun Tseng

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Association of Magnetotactic Multicellular Prokaryotes with Pseudoalteromonas Species in a Natural Lagoon Environment, Pedro Leão, Frederico J. Gueiros-Filho, Dennis A. Bazylinski, and Fernanda Abreu

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Linking Gait Dynamics to Mechanical Cost of Legged Locomotion, David V. Lee and Sarah L. Harris

How do Magnetotactic Bacteria Synthesize Magnetite? - a Soft X-ray Spectroscopy, Spectromicroscopy and Magnetism Time Course Study, Lucas Le Nagard, Xiaohui Zhu, Adam P. Hitchcock, Dennis A. Bazylinski, Sufal Swaraj, Stefan Stanescu, and Rachid Belkhou

Synergistic Plant–microbe Interactions Between Endophytic Bacterial Communities And The Medicinal Plant Glycyrrhiza Uralensis F., Li Li, Osama Abdalla Abdelshafy Mohamad, Jinbiao Ma, Ariel D. Friel, Yangui Su, Yun Wang, Zulpiya Musa, Yonghong Liu, Brian P. Hedlund, and Wenjun Li

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Genomic Expansion of Magnetotactic Bacteria Reveals an Early Common Origin of Magnetotaxis with Lineage-specific Evolution, Wei Lin, Wensi Zhang, Xiang Zhao, Andrew P. Roberts, Greig A. Paterson, Dennis A. Bazylinski, and Yongxin Pan

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Complete Genome Sequences of 18 Paenibacillus larvae Phages from the Western United States, Bryan D. Merrill, Christopher P. Fajardo, Jared A. Hilton, Ashley M. Payne, Andy T. Ward, Jamison K. Walker, Aziza Dhalai, Cameron Imahara, James Mangohig, Josh Monk, Cristian Pascacio, Padmani Rai, Alicia Salisbury, Kathie Velez, Travis J. Bloomfield, Brett Buhler, Steven G. Duncan, David A. Fuhriman, Josil George, Kiel Graves, Karli Graves, Hunter L. Hill, Michelle Kim, Bradley K. Knabe, Devin B. Ririe, Spencer L. Rogers, Casey Stamereilers, Michael B. Stephenson, Brittian K. Usher, Colton S. Ward, and Jacob M. Withers

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Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Activity of Endophytic Bacterial Populations From Chinese Traditional Medicinal Plant Licorice and Characterization of the Bioactive Secondary Metabolites Produced by Bacillus atrophaeus Against Verticillium dahliae, Osama A. A. Mohamad, Li Li, Jin-Biao Ma, Shaimaa Hatab, Lin Xu, Jian-Wei Guo, Bakhtiyor A. Rasulov, Yong-Hong Liu, Brian P. Hedlund, and Wen-Jun Li

Growing Magnetotactic Bacteria of the Genus Magnetospirillum: Strains MSR-1, AMB-1 and MS-1, Lucas Le Nagard, Viviana Morillo-López, Cecile Fradin, and Dennis A. Bazylinski

Phylogenetics and Systematics of the South Polynesian Genera Apetahia and Sclerotheca (Campanulaceae subfam. Lobelioideae), Yohan Pillon, Elizabeth Stacy, and Jean-Yves Meyer

Differences between Primary and Secondary Plant Succession among Biomes of the World, Karel Prach and Lawrence R. Walker

Spatiotemporal Dynamics and Genome-Wide Association Genome-Wide Association Analysis of Desiccation Tolerance in Drosophila Melanogaster, Subhash Rajpurohit, Eran Gefen, Alan O. Bergland, Dmitri A. Petrov, Allen G. Gibbs, and Paul S. Schmidt

Divergence in Life-History and Developmental Traits in Silvery-Thread Moss (Bryum argenteum Hedw.) Genotypes between Golf Course Putting Greens and Native Habitats, Zane Raudenbush, Jashua L. Greenwood, D. Nicholas McLetchie, Sarah M. Eppley, Steven J. Keeley, Richard C. Castetter, and Lloyd A. Stark

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Genomic Analysis of 48 Paenibacillus Larvae Bacteriophages, Casey Stamereilers, Christopher P. Fajardo, Jamison K. Walker, Katterinne N. Mendez, Eduardo Castro-Nallar, Julianne H. Grose, Sandra Hope, and Philippos K. Tsourkas

Computational Models Evaluating the Impact of Sieve Plates and Radial Water Exchange on Phloem Pressure Gradients, Ryan C. Stanfield, Paul J. Schulte, Katie E. Randolph, and Uwe G. Hacke

Climatically Driven Changes in Primary Production Propagate through Trophic Levels, David C. Stoner, Jospeh O. Sexton, David M. Choate, Jyothy Nagol, Heather H. Bernales, Steven A. Sims, Kirsten E. Ironside, Kathleen M. Longshore, and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.

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Leaf Micromorphology Aids Taxonomic Delineation within the Hypervariable Genus Metrosideros (Myrtaceae) on O'ahu, Gary L. Sur, Richard Keating, and Elizabeth Stacy

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Functional Eubacteria Species Along with Trans-domain Gut Inhabitants Favour Dysgenic Diversity in Oxalate Stone Disease, Mangesh V. Suryavanshi, Shrikant S. Bhute, Rahul P. Gune, and Yogesh S. Shouche