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  • Behavioural phenotype affects social interactions in an animal network. 

    Pike, TW; Samanta, M; Lindström, J; Royle, NJ (Royal Society, 2008-11-07)
    Animal social networks can be extremely complex and are characterized by highly non-random interactions between group members. However, very little is known about the underlying factors affecting interaction preferences, ...
  • A bifunctional kinase-phosphatase in bacterial chemotaxis. 

    Porter, SL; Roberts, MA; Manning, CS; Armitage, JP (National Academy of Sciences, 2008-11-25)
    Phosphorylation-based signaling pathways employ dephosphorylation mechanisms for signal termination. Histidine to aspartate phosphosignaling in the two-component system that controls bacterial chemotaxis has been studied ...
  • The binding of haem and zinc in the 1.9 A X-ray structure of Escherichia coli bacterioferritin. 

    Willies, SC; Isupov, MN; Garman, EF; Littlechild, JA (Springer Verlag, 2009-02)
    The crystal structure of Escherichia coli bacterioferritin has been solved to 1.9 A, and shows the symmetrical binding of a haem molecule on the local twofold axis between subunits and a pair of metal atoms bound to each ...
  • Bioavailability of nanoscale metal oxides TiO(2), CeO(2), and ZnO to fish 

    Johnston, B.D.; Scown, Tessa M.; Moger, Julian; Cumberland, Susan A.; Baalousha, Mohamed; Linge, Kathryn; van Aerle, Ronny; Jarvis, Kym; Lead, Jamie R.; Tyler, Charles R. (American Chemical Society, 2010-02-01)
    Nanoparticles (NPs) are reported to be a potential environmental health hazard. For organisms living in the aquatic environment, there is uncertainty on exposure because of a lack of understanding and data regarding the ...
  • Biochemical and structural characterisation of a haloalkane dehalogenase from a marine Rhodobacteraceae 

    Novak, HR; Sayer, Christopher; Isupov, MN; Gotz, D; Spragg, AM; Littlechild, JA (Elsevier, 2014-05-02)
    A putative haloalkane dehalogenase has been identified in a marine Rhodobacteraceae and subsequently cloned and over-expressed in Escherichia coli. The enzyme has highest activity towards the substrates 1,6-dichlorohexane, ...
  • Biochemical and structural studies of a L-haloacid dehalogenase from the thermophilic archaeon Sulfolobus tokodaii 

    Rye, CA; Isupov, MN; Lebedev, Andrey A.; Littlechild, JA (Springer Verlag, 2009-01)
    Haloacid dehalogenases have potential applications in the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industry as well as in the remediation of contaminated land. The L: -2-haloacid dehalogenase from the thermophilic archaeon Sulfolobus ...
  • Biogeography of Time Partitioning in Mammals 

    Bennie, Jonathan; Duffy, James P.; Inger, Richard; Gaston, Kevin J. (National Academy of Sciences, 2013)
    Many animals regulate their activity over a 24-h sleep–wake cycle, concentrating their peak periods of activity to coincide with the hours of daylight, darkness, or twilight, or using different periods of light and darkness ...
  • Biogeography of time partitioning in mammals. 

    Bennie, Jonathan; Duffy, James P.; Inger, R; Gaston, Kevin J. (National Academy of Sciences, 2014-09-23)
    Many animals regulate their activity over a 24-h sleep-wake cycle, concentrating their peak periods of activity to coincide with the hours of daylight, darkness, or twilight, or using different periods of light and darkness ...
  • Bioinformatic identification of novel regulatory DNA sequence motifs in Streptomyces coelicolor. 

    Studholme, DJ; Bentley, SD; Kormanec, J (BioMed Central, 2004-04-08)
    BACKGROUND: Streptomyces coelicolor is a bacterium with a vast repertoire of metabolic functions and complex systems of cellular development. Its genome sequence is rich in genes that encode regulatory proteins to control ...
  • From Bones to Biotechnology: 60 Years of New Biology in the Old World 

    Macgregor, Herbert C. (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
  • Birds Reveal their Personality when Singing 

    Garamszegi, László Zsolt; Eens, Marcel; Török, János; Tregenza, Tom (Public Library of Science, 2008-07-09)
    Background Individual differences in social behaviour may have consequences for mate choice and sexual signalling, because partners should develop preferences for personalities that maximize reproductive output. Here ...
  • Bisphenol A exposure is associated with in vivo estrogenic gene expression in adults 

    Melzer, D; Harries, L; Cipelli, Riccardo; Henley, William E.; Money, C; McCormack, P; Young, A; Guralnik, Jack; Ferrucci, L; Bandinelli, S; Corsi, AM; Galloway, Tamara S. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2011-12)
    Bisphenol A (BPA) is a synthetic estrogen commonly used in polycarbonate plastic and resin-lined food and beverage containers. Exposure of animal and cell models to doses of BPA below the recommended tolerable daily intake ...
  • A Boolean model of the Pseudomonas syringae hrp regulon predicts a tightly regulated system. 

    MacLean, D; Studholme, DJ (Public Library of Science, 2010-02-15)
    The Type III secretion system (TTSS) is a protein secretion machinery used by certain gram-negative bacterial pathogens of plants and animals to deliver effector molecules to the host and is at the core of the ability to ...
  • Bottom-up effects of a no-take zone on endangered penguin demographics 

    Sherley, Richard Brian; Winker, Henning; Altwegg, Res; van der Lingen, Carl; Votier, SC; Crawford, Robert (Royal Society, 2015-07-08)
    Marine no-take zones can have positive impacts for target species and are increasingly important management tools. However, whether they indirectly benefit higher order predators remains unclear. The endangered African ...
  • A broad distribution of the alternative oxidase in microsporidian parasites 

    Williams, BAP; Elliot, C; Burri, L; Kido, Y; Kita, K; Moore, AL; Keeling, PJ (Public Library of Science, 2010)
    Microsporidia are a group of obligate intracellular parasitic eukaryotes that were considered to be amitochondriate until the recent discovery of highly reduced mitochondrial organelles called mitosomes. Analysis of the ...
  • A Burkholderia pseudomallei macrophage infectivity potentiator-like protein has rapamycin-inhibitable peptidylprolyl isomerase activity and pleiotropic effects on virulence 

    Norville, IH; Harmer, NJ; Harding, SV; Fischer, Gunter; Keith, KE; Brown, Katherine A.; Sarkar-Tyson, M; Titball, Richard W. (American Society for Microbiology, 2011-11)
    Macrophage infectivity potentiators (Mips) are a group of virulence factors encoded by pathogenic bacteria such as Legionella, Chlamydia, and Neisseria species. Mips are part of the FK506-binding protein (FKBP) family, ...
  • Burkholderia pseudomallei sequencing identifies genomic clades with distinct recombination, accessory, and epigenetic profiles 

    Nandi, T; Holden, MT; Didelot, X; Mehershahi, K; Boddey, J; Beacham, I; Peak, I; Harting, J; Baybayan, P; Guo, Y; Wang, S; How, LC; Sim, B; Essex-Lopresti, AE; Sarkar-Tyson, M; Nelson, M; Smither, S; Ong, C; Aw, LT; Hoon, CH; Michell, S; Studholme, David J.; Titball, Richard W.; Chen, SL; Parkhill, J; Tan, P (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2014-09-18)
    Burkholderia pseudomallei (Bp) is the causative agent of the infectious disease melioidosis. To investigate population diversity, recombination, and horizontal gene transfer in closely related Bp isolates, we performed ...
  • Burying beetle data for Box 1 of Royle et al_Science 

    Royle, NJ; Russell, Andrew; Wilson, Alastair J. (University of Exeter, 2014-07-18)
    Data collected on burying beetles presented in Box 1 of the paper "The evolution of flexible parenting".
  • Caribbean-wide decline in carbonate production threatens coral reef growth 

    Perry, Chris T.; Murphy, Gary N.; Kench, Paul S.; Smithers, Scott G.; Edinger, Evan N.; Steneck, Robert S.; Mumby, Peter J. (Nature Publishing Group, 2013-01-29)
    Global-scale deteriorations in coral reef health have caused major shifts in species composition. One projected consequence is a lowering of reef carbonate production rates, potentially impairing reef growth, compromising ...
  • Cascading effects of artificial light at night: resource-mediated control of herbivores in a grassland ecosystem. 

    Bennie, Jonathan; Davies, Thomas W.; Cruse, D.; Inger, Richard; Gaston, Kevin J. (The Royal Society, 2015-05-05)
    Artificial light at night has a wide range of biological effects on both plants and animals. Here, we review mechanisms by which artificial light at night may restructure ecological communities by modifying the interactions ...