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Comparative spigot ontogeny across the spider tree of life

Researchers explored the silk spigot ontogeny of 22 spider species, including Dolomedes tenebrosus and Hogna carolinensis

Entomology Evolutionary Studies
Rachael E. Alfaro, Charles E. Griswold, Kelly B. Miller
23 January
Molecular phylogenetics of swimming crabs (Portunoidea Rafinesque, 1815) supports a revised family-level classification and suggests a single derived origin of symbiotic taxa
Biodiversity Evolutionary Studies Marine Biology Taxonomy Zoology
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Nathaniel Evans
23 January
EU protected area network did not prevent a country wide population decline in a threatened grassland bird
Biodiversity Conservation Biology Ecology Environmental Sciences Science Policy
João P. Silva, Ricardo Correia, Hany Alonso, Ricardo C. Martins, Marcello D’Amico, Ana Delgado, Hugo Sampaio, Carlos Godinho, Francisco Moreira
22 January
Eukaryotes in the gut microbiota in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome
Microbiology Molecular Biology Neurology
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Alexandra H. Mandarano, Ludovic Giloteaux, Betsy A. Keller, Susan M. Levine, Maureen R. Hanson
22 January
Antifibrotic effect of xanthohumol in combination with praziquantel is associated with altered redox status and reduced iron accumulation during liver fluke-associated cholangiocarcinogenesis
Molecular Biology Oncology
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Wassana Jamnongkan, Malinee Thanee, Puangrat Yongvanit, Watcharin Loilome, Raynoo Thanan, Phongsaran Kimawaha, Tidarat Boonmars, Runglawan Silakit, Nisana Namwat, Anchalee Techasen
22 January
Identification of the fungal endophyte of Ammophila breviligulata (American beachgrass) as Epichloë amarillans
Agricultural Science Mycology Plant Science
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Ian Drake, James F. White Jr, Faith C. Belanger
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CoMiniGut—a small volume in vitro colon model for the screening of gut microbial fermentation processes
Biotechnology Food Science and Technology Genetics Microbiology Nutrition
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Maria Wiese, Bekzod Khakimov, Sebastian Nielsen, Helena Sørensen, Frans van den Berg, Dennis Sandris Nielsen
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