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Role of an iron-dependent transcriptional regulator in the pathogenesis and host response to infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae.
(Public Library of Science, 2/20/2013)
Iron is a critical cofactor for many enzymes and is known to regulate gene expression in many bacterial pathogens. Streptococcus pneumoniae normally inhabits the upper respiratory mucosa but can also invade and replicate ...
Extreme Evolutionary Conservation of Functionally Important Regions in H1N1 Influenza Proteome
(Public Library of Science, 11/25/2013)
The role of demography and markets in determining deforestation rates near Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.
(Public Library of Science, 6/17/2009)
The highland forests of Madagascar are home to some of the world's most unique and diverse flora and fauna and to some of its poorest people. This juxtaposition of poverty and biodiversity is continually reinforced by rapid ...
Transcriptome-Based Differentiation of Closely-Related Miscanthus Lines
(Public Library of Science, 1/10/2012)
A perspective on multiple waves of influenza pandemics.
(Public Library of Science, 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 ...
Rural Hospitals: Economic and Health Implications in Mississippi
(Center for Mississippi Health Policy, 2015-08)
The healthcare delivery and financing systems in the United States are evolving rapidly, and the impact on small rural hospitals is made evident by increasingly common news of closures or employee layoffs. Since 2010, 58 ...
The Homeschooling of Scout Finch
(Changing English, 2012-12)
Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the most widely taught texts in language arts classrooms through the English-speaking world and is greatly valued by many readers today for its depiction of youth grappling ...
Effects of Maternal Nutrition, Resource Use and Multi-Predator Risk on Neonatal White-Tailed Deer Survival
(Public Library of Science, 6/26/2014)
Altered community flammability in Florida's Apalachicola ravines and implications for the persistence of the endangered conifer Torreya taxifolia.
(Public Library of Science, 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 ...
Methylseleninic acid sensitizes Notch3-activated OVCA429 ovarian cancer cells to carboplatin.
(Public Library of Science, 7/10/2014)
Ovarian cancer, the deadliest of gynecologic cancers, is usually not diagnosed until advanced stages. Although carboplatin has been popular for treating ovarian cancer for decades, patients eventually develop resistance ...