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1 Dearing, Maria-Denise[Dearing_Database_Pilot][Database deposited March 08, 2013, as part of a pilot project, eResearch Committee, University of Utah.] [This description should include information that explains the dataset in detail in a manner that would be useful to potential reuse. The contact information for the primary investigator should ...[Creator keywords here.]2013-03-08
2 Jorgensen, ErikAxon regeneration genes identified by RNAi screening in C. elegansAxons of the mammalian CNS lose the ability to regenerate soon after development due to both an inhibitory CNS environment and the loss of cell-intrinsic factors necessary for regeneration. The complex molecular events required for robust regeneration of mature neurons are not fully understood, part...2014-01-01
3 Gesteland, Raymond F.; Ives, Jeffrey T.; Stockham, Thomas G.Automated film reader for DNA sequencing based on homomorphic deconvolutionAn automated reader for electrophoresis based DNA sequencing methods is described that provides fast and accurate sequence determination. Digitized sequencing lanes are processed with homomorphic blind deconvolution in preparation for peak detection, interlane alignment, peak refinement and base cal...Sequence Analysis; Electrophoresis; Automated Film Reader; Homomorphic Deconvolution1994
4 Capecchi, Mario R.Removing the vertebrate-specific TBP N terminus disrupts placental beta2m-dependent interactions with the maternal immune systemMammalian TBP consists of a 180 amino acid core that is common to all eukaryotes, fused to a vertebrate-specific N-terminal domain. We generated mice having a modified tbp allele, tbp(DeltaN), that produces a version of TBP lacking 111 of the 135 vertebrate-specific amino acids. Most tbp(DeltaN/Delt...Alleles; Animals, Genetically Modified; Binding Sites; Embryonic and Fetal Development; Evolution, Molecular; Female; Fetus; Immune Tolerance; Male; Mice; Mutation; ATA-Box Binding Protein2002-07-12
5 Ehleringer, James R.Carbon isotope discrimination in the C4 shrub Atriplex confertifolia along a salinity gradientCarbon isotope discrimination (∆) was measured for leaves of Atriplex confertifolia along a salinity gradi~ ent in northern Utah. Over this gradient, the variation of ∆ values was high for a C4 species, and the ∆ values were positively correlated with salinity in both years of the study. Of th...Carbon isotope ratio; Salt stress; Bundle sheath leakiness; Halophyte; Atriplex confertifolia; Salinity gradient1995
6 Coley, Phyllis D.Antifungal depsidone metabolites from Cordyceps dipterigena, an endophytic fungus antagonistic to the phytopathogen gibberella fujikuroiAmong thirty four endophytic fungal strains screened for in vitro antagonism, the endophytic fungus Cordyceps dipterigena was found to strongly inhibit mycelial growth of the plant pathogenic fungus Gibberella fujikuroi. Two new depsidone metabolites, cordycepsidone A (1) and cordycepsidone B (2), w...2012
7 Gesteland, Raymond F.; Atkins, John F.; Tuohy, Therese M.Uninterrupted translation through putative 12-nucleotide coding gap in sequence of carA: business as usualPrevious work of others reported an untranslated stretch of 12 nucleotides in the 5' coding sequence of carA from Pseudomonas aeruginosa. However, N-terminal protein sequencing of carA-lacZ translational fusions shows that these 12 nucleotides are normally translated in a continuous triplet manner, ...Base Sequence; Protein Biosynthesis; Sequence Deletion1994
8 Capecchi, Mario R.Paralogous mouse Hox genes, Hoxa9, Hoxb9, and Hoxd9, function together to control development of the mammary gland in response to pregnancy.Although the role of Hox genes in patterning the mammalian body plan has been studied extensively during embryonic and fetal development, relatively little is known concerning Hox gene function in adult animals. Analysis of mice with mutant Hoxa9, Hoxb9, and Hoxd9 genes shows that these paralogous g...Embryonic and Fetal Development; Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental; Genotype; Mice, Knockout1999-01
9 Beckerle, Mary C.; Clark, Kathleen A.Conserved LIM protein that affects muscular adherens junction integrity and mechanosensory function in Caenorhabditis elegansWe describe here the molecular and functional characterization of the Caenorhabditis elegans unc-97 gene, whose gene product constitutes a novel component of muscular adherens junctions. UNC-97 and homologues from several other species define the PINCH family, a family of LIM proteins whose modula...LIM domains; Caenorhabditis elegans; UNC-97; Adherens junction; Touch neuron; Muscle development1999
10 Adler, Frederick R.; Feener, Donald H.Maintaining diversity in an ant community: modeling, extending, and testing the dominance-discovery trade-offAnt communities often consist of many species with apparently similar niches. We present a mathematical model of the dominance-discovery trade-off, the trade-off between the abilities to find and to control resources, showing that it can in principle facilitate the coexistence of large numbers of s...Coexistence; Dominant species; Parasitoid2007
11 Davidson, Diane W.Microtopography of microbiotic crusts on the Colorado Plateau, and distribution of component organismsWe analyzed the microtopography of microbiotic soil crusts at 3 sites on the Colorado Plateau of southern Utah and investigated distributions of cyanobacteria and several lichens in distinctive microhabitats created by this topography. At all 3 sites the long axes of linear soil mounds were oriented...Microtopography; Microbiotic crusts; Colorado Plateau; Cryptobiotic soil; Colonization; Nonrandom orientation; Exposure; Collema; Disturbance history; Microhabitat2000
12 Davidson, Diane W.Experimental manipulation of food bodies in CecropiaNeotropical Cecropia trees range from Mexico to Argentina and are typical of disturbed habitats. Cecropia plants provide food and housing for the ants in return for known or presumed protection from herbivores and vine cover. Glycogen-rich Mullerian bodies (MB's) are the predominant food source for ...Mullerian bodies; Trichilia; Cecropia tessmannii; Cecropia pungara1992
13 Davidson, Diane W.Nonnative brome grasses in the new national monumentIncluded within the boundaries of the Grand-Staircase Escalante National Monument are a number of noxious weeds for which the BLM mandates control. In addition to listed weeds are nonnative brome grasses [Bromus tectorum and Bromus rubens), which can potentially convert native ecosystems to biologic...Noxious weeds, Cheatgrass,1998
14 Davidson, Diane W.Herbivory on planted dipterocarp seedlings in secondary logged forests and primary forests of Sabah, MalaysiaLeaf defences, leaf nutritional quality and leaf expansion rates may vary with resource availabilities to plants. Such variation could affect rates of leaf loss to herbivores, particularly along the steep resource gradients in disturbed forests. Intraspecific and interspecific variation in leaf dama...Danum Valley; Dipterocarp; Dryobalanops lanceolata; Herbivory rates; Leaf damage; Leaf expansion rates; Logged tropical forests; Secondary forests; Shorea leprosula2001-03
15 Davidson, Diane W.Experimental studies of species-specificity in cecropia-ant relationshipsStrict coevolution requires that interactions among organisms be speciesspecific. We assessed the relative roles of host- and habitat-specificity in determining the match between a genus of myrmecophytic trees and a guild of obligate plant-ants in the moist tropical forests of Madre de Dios, Peru. F...Ant-plant; Ants; Cecropia; Coevolution; Colonization; Coordinated dispersal; Ecological fitting; Habitat-specificity; Host-specificity; Mutualism; Parasitoid wasps; Preadaptation1997
16 Olivera, Baldomero M.Conus peptides: phylogenetic range of biological activityThe major function of the venoms of the predatory marine snails belonging to the genus Conus is to paralyze prey. Thus, the venom of each Conus species acts on receptors and ion channels of the prey; previous studies suggested much less activity on homologous receptor targets in more distant taxa....Conus peptides; Conopeptides; Conotoxins1992
17 Adler, Frederick R.Effects of intraspecific density-dependence on species richness and species abundance distributionsAbstract Species richness and patterns of abundance result from the interplay between niche differences, realized as intraspecific density-dependence (IDD), and so-called neutral processes that arise when species fitnesses are similar. This paper presents an extension of neutral models that incorpo...2010
18 Thomas, Kirk R.; Capecchi, Mario R.Introduction of homologous DNA sequences into mammalian cells induces mutations in the cognate gene.Injection of homologous DNA sequences into nuclei of cultured mammalian cells induces mutations in the cognate chromosomal gene. It appears that these mutations result from incorrect repair of a heteroduplex formed between the introduced and the chromosomal sequence. This phenomenon is termed 'heter...Animals; Cell Line; Drug Resistance, Microbial; Fibroblasts; Mice; Models, Genetic; Neomycin; Plasmids1986-11-06
19 Sperry, John S.Analysis of circular bordered pit function II. Gymnosperm tracheids with torus-margo pit membranesA model of xylem conduit function was applied to gymnosperm tracheids with torus-margo pit membranes for comparison with angiosperm vessels. Tracheids from 17 gymnosperm tree species with circular bordered pits and air-seed pressures from 0.8 to 11.8 MPa were analyzed. Tracheids were more reinforced...Functional wood anatomy; hydraulic architecture; plant biomechanics2004
20 Olivera, Baldomero M.Biochemical studies of ω-conotoxin GVIA; a peptide toxin inhibiting voltage-sensitive Ca++ channelsThe fish-hunting cone snails use their venom to quickly paralyze their more agile prey. In the last few years, our laboratories have carried out a program of analyzing biologically active components present in the fish-hunting cone snail venoms (Cruz et al. 1985; Olivera et al. 1985). We have concen...Conotoxins; Calcium channels; Conus geographus; Venom1987
21 Davidson, Diane W.Experimental study of diffuse competition in harvester antsExperiments carried out over a 5-yr period in the Chihuahuan Desert support the a priori prediction of diffuse competition between two species of harvester ants. Despite dietary overlap between a large species {Pogonomyrmex rugosus) and a small species (Pheidole xerophila), the large species facilit...Chihuahuan Desert; Ants; Facilitation; Resource allocation; Granivory1985
22 Bastiani, MichaelGuidance of neuronal growth cones in the grasshopper embryo. I. Recognition of a specific axonal pathway by the pCC neuronThe selective affinities that growth cones display for specific axonal surfaces give rise to stereotyped patterns of selective fasciculation. Previous studies on cell recognition by neuronal growth cones in the grasshopper embryo led to the proposal and initial experimental testing of the labeled-p...Fascicle; Axon; Affinity1986
23 Capecchi, Mario R.Gene targeting. How efficient can you get?With targeting in Leishmania and Trypanosoma, there are now greater incentives to develop the technology in organisms of intermediate complexity such as Caenorhabditis elegans and Drosophila. The ratio of homologous to nonhomologus recombination in these organisms might prove to be greater than in m...Animals; DNA Mutational Analysis; Recombination, Genetic1990-11-08
24 Olivera, Baldomero M.Poly(ADP-ribosylation) of DNA topoisomerase I from calf thymusWe demonstrate that the activity of the major DNA topoisomerase I from calf thymus is severely inhibited after modification by purified poly(ADP-ribose) synthetase. Polymeric chains of poly(ADP-ribose) are covalently attached to DNA topoisomerase I. These observations with highly purified enzymes ...ADP-ribosylation; Poly(ADP-ribose) synthetase1984
25 Ehleringer, James R.ENSO effects on primary productivity in Southern Atacama desertIn the winter-rain southern Atacama Desert of the Coquimbo Region of Chile, El Niño - Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events modulate primary productivity. In this region, there are important changes in water availability between La Niña (dry) and El Niño (rainy) years. Using interannual comparison...El Niño; Atacama Desert; Terrestrial ecosystems; Plant productivity2006
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