• A joint matrix completion and filtering model for influenza serological data integration. 

      Yuan, Xiao-Tong; Zhang, Tong; Wan, Xiu-Feng (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Basic SciencesCollege of Veterinary Medicine, 7/25/2013)
      Antigenic characterization based on serological data, such as Hemagglutination Inhibition (HI) assay, is one of the routine procedures for influenza vaccine strain selection. In many cases, it would be impossible to measure ...
    • A perspective on multiple waves of influenza pandemics. 

      Mummert, Anna; Weiss, Howard; Long, Li-Ping; Amigó, José M; Wan, Xiu-Feng (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Basic SciencesCollege of Veterinary Medicine, 4/23/2013)
      BACKGROUND: A striking characteristic of the past four influenza pandemic outbreaks in the United States has been the multiple waves of infections. However, the mechanisms responsible for the multiple waves of influenza ...
    • Adventures in the enormous: a 1.8 million clone BAC library for the 21.7 Gb genome of loblolly pine. 

      Magbanua, Zenaida V.; Ozkan, Seval; Bartlett, Benjamin D.; Chouvarine, Philippe; Saski, Christopher A.; Liston, Aaron; Cronn, Richard C.; Nelson, C. Dana; Peterson, Daniel G. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Plant and Soil SciencesCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesMississippi Genome Exploration Laboratory, 1/21/2011)
      Loblolly pine (LP; Pinus taeda L.) is the most economically important tree in the U.S. and a cornerstone species in southeastern forests. However, genomics research on LP and other conifers has lagged behind studies on ...
    • Altered community flammability in Florida's Apalachicola ravines and implications for the persistence of the endangered conifer Torreya taxifolia. 

      Mola, John M.; Varner, J. Morgan; Jules, Erik S.; Spector, Tova (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of ForestryCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 8/1/2014)
      Plant species and communities often reflect historic fire regimes via ecological and evolutionary responses to recurrent fires. Plant communities of the southeastern USA experience a wide array of fire regimes, perhaps ...
    • Assessing the Openness of Anthropology Journals 

      Dale, Melody; Eichmann-Kalwara, Nickoal; Kathuria, Sheeji; Jones, Mary Ann (Journal of Scholarly PublishingUniversity Libraries, 2017-10)
      This study analyzes the extent of gold open access (OA) publishing options in 377 anthropology journals by applying a coding scheme ranging from 0) non-transparent publishing options to 5) fully OA (free to read and ...
    • Asymmetrical gene flow in a hybrid zone of Hawaiian Schiedea (Caryophyllaceae) species with contrasting mating systems. 

      Wallace, Lisa E.; Culley, Theresa M.; Weller, Stephen G.; Sakai, Ann K.; Kuenzi, Ashley; Roy, Tilottama; Wagner, Warren L.; Nepokroeff, Molly (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 9/19/2011)
      Asymmetrical gene flow, which has frequently been documented in naturally occurring hybrid zones, can result from various genetic and demographic factors. Understanding these factors is important for determining the ...
    • Bcl-2 promoter sequence G-quadruplex interactions with three planar and non-planar cationic porphyrins: TMPyP4, TMPyP3, and TMPyP2. 

      Le, Vu H.; Nagesh, Narayana; Lewis, Edwin A. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of ChemistryCollege of Arts and Sciences, 8/20/2013)
      The interactions of three related cationic porphyrins, TMPyP4, TMPyP3 and TMPyP2, with a WT 39-mer Bcl-2 promoter sequence G-quadruplex were studied using Circular Dichroism, ESI mass spectrometry, Isothermal Titration ...
    • Blossoming in Strange New Forms: Male Homosexuality and the Harlem Renaissance 

      Kelley, James (Soundings: An Interdisciplinary JournalMSU-Meridian - Division of Arts and SciencesMSU-Meridian, 1997)
      Uses the symposium near the end of Wallace Thurman's Infants of the Spring to examine conflicting models for gay identity for black male writers in the Harlem Renaissance.
    • Cardiac fibroblast-dependent extracellular matrix accumulation is associated with diastolic stiffness in type 2 diabetes. 

      Hutchinson, Kirk R.; Lord, C. Kevin; West, T. Aaron; Stewart, James A. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesCollege of Arts and Sciences, 8/21/2013)
      Cardiovascular complications are a leading cause of death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Diastolic dysfunction is one of the earliest manifestations of diabetes-induced changes in left ventricular (LV) ...
    • Comparative genome analyses reveal distinct structure in the saltwater crocodile MHC. 

      Jaratlerdsiri, Weerachai; Deakin, Janine; Godinez, Ricardo M.; Shan, Xueyan; Peterson, Daniel G.; Marthey, Sylvain; Lyons, Eric; McCarthy, Fiona M.; Isberg, Sally R.; Higgins, Damien P.; Chong, Amanda Y.; St. John, John; Glenn, Travis C.; Ray, David A.; Gongora, Jaime (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant PathologyCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesInstitute for Genomics, Biocomputing and Biotechnology, 12/11/2014)
      The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) is a dynamic genome region with an essential role in the adaptive immunity of vertebrates, especially antigen presentation. The MHC is generally divided into subregions (classes ...
    • Comparison of four ChIP-Seq analytical algorithms using rice endosperm H3K27 trimethylation profiling data. 

      Malone, Brandon M.; Tan, Feng; Bridges, Susan M.; Peng, Zhaohua (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Computer Sciences and EngineeringDepartment of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyJames Worth Bagley College of EngineeringCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 9/30/2011)
      Chromatin immunoprecipitation coupled with high throughput DNA Sequencing (ChIP-Seq) has emerged as a powerful tool for genome wide profiling of the binding sites of proteins associated with DNA such as histones and ...
    • Cross-Ontology multi-level association rule mining in the Gene Ontology. 

      Manda, Prashanti; Ozkan, Seval; Wang, Hui; McCarthy, Fiona M.; Bridges, Susan M. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Computer Sciences and EngineeringDepartment of Plant and Soil SciencesDepartment of Basic SciencesJames Worth Bagley College of EngineeringCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of Veterinary MedicineInstitute for Genomics, Biocomputing and Biotechnology, 10/12/2012)
      The Gene Ontology (GO) has become the internationally accepted standard for representing function, process, and location aspects of gene products. The wealth of GO annotation data provides a valuable source of implicit ...
    • De Novo Transcriptome Assembly and Analyses of Gene Expression during Photomorphogenesis in Diploid Wheat Triticum monococcum 

      Fox, Samuel E.; Geniza, Matthew; Hanumappa, Mamatha; Naithani, Sushma; Sullivan, Chris; Preece, Justin; Tiwari, Vijay K.; Elser, Justin; Leonard, Jeffrey M.; Sage, Abigail; Gresham, Cathy; Kerhornou, Arnaud; Bolser, Dan; McCarthy, Fiona M.; Kersey, Paul; Lazo, Gerard R.; Jaiswal, Pankaj (Public Library of ScienceInstitute for Genomics, Biocomputing and Biotechnology, 5/12/2014)
    • Despotism and risk of infanticide influence grizzly bear den-site selection. 

      Libal, Nathan S.; Belant, Jerrold L.; Leopold, Bruce D.; Wang, Guiming; Owen, Patricia A. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Wildlife, Fisheries, and AquacultureCollege of Forest ResourcesForest and Wildlife Research CenterCarnivore Ecology Laboratory, 9/14/2011)
      Given documented social dominance and intraspecific predation in bear populations, the ideal despotic distribution model and sex hypothesis of sexual segregation predict adult female grizzly bears (Ursus arctos) will avoid ...
    • Effects of Maternal Nutrition, Resource Use and Multi-Predator Risk on Neonatal White-Tailed Deer Survival 

      Duquette, Jared F.; Belant, Jerrold L.; Svoboda, Nathan J.; Beyer, Dean E.; Lederle, Patrick E. (Public Library of ScienceForest and Wildlife Research CenterCarnivore Ecology Laboratory, 6/26/2014)
    • Evidence of positive selection in mitochondrial complexes I and V of the African elephant. 

      Finch, Tabitha M.; Zhao, Nan; Korkin, Dmitry; Frederick, Katy H.; Eggert, Lori S. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Basic SciencesCollege of Veterinary Medicine, 4/2/2014)
      As species evolve, they become adapted to their local environments. Detecting the genetic signature of selection and connecting that to the phenotype of the organism, however, is challenging. Here we report using an ...
    • Evolution of genome size and complexity in Pinus. 

      Morse, Alison M.; Peterson, Daniel G.; Islam-Faridi, M. Nurul; Smith, Katherine E.; Magbanua, Zenaida V.; Garcia, Saul A.; Kubisiak, Thomas L.; Amerson, Henry V.; Carlson, John E.; Nelson, C. Dana; Davis, John M. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Plant and Soil SciencesCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2/5/2009)
      BACKGROUND: Genome evolution in the gymnosperm lineage of seed plants has given rise to many of the most complex and largest plant genomes, however the elements involved are poorly understood. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: ...
    • Extreme Evolutionary Conservation of Functionally Important Regions in H1N1 Influenza Proteome 

      Warren, Samantha; Wan, Xiu-Feng; Conant, Gavin; Korkin, Dmitry (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Basic SciencesCollege of Veterinary Medicine, 11/25/2013)
    • Fecal near infrared spectroscopy to discriminate physiological status in giant pandas. 

      Wiedower, Erin E.; Kouba, Andrew J.; Vance, Carrie K.; Hansen, Rachel L.; Stuth, Jerry W.; Tolleson, Douglas R. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 6/13/2012)
      Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) monitoring and research often require accurate estimates of population size and density. However, obtaining these estimates has been challenging. Innovative technologies, such as fecal ...
    • From Farm to Pantry: Canning and Food Preservation Resources 

      Lee, Deborah (Reference and User Services QuarterlyUniversity Libraries, 2017-04)