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14 November
North Atlantic Oscillation drives the annual occurrence of brown seaweed

In this study, researchers demonstrate the connection between atmospheric oscillations and survival and proliferation of marine macroalgae.

Ecology Marine Biology Plant Science
Ignacio J. Melero-Jiménez, A. Enrique Salvo, José C. Báez, Elena Bañares-España, Andreas Reul, Antonio Flores-Moya
17 November
Coral-associated viral communities show high levels of diversity and host auxiliary functions
Genomics Marine Biology Microbiology Molecular Biology Virology
87 views · 14 downloads
Karen D. Weynberg, Patrick W. Laffy, Elisha M. Wood-Charlson, Dmitrij Turaev, Thomas Rattei, Nicole S. Webster, Madeleine J.H. van Oppen
17 November
The role of biomaterials in the treatment of meniscal tears
Biotechnology Kinesiology Orthopedics
89 views · 11 downloads
Crystal O. Kean, Robert J. Brown, James Chapman
17 November
Ginsenoside Rk1 bioactivity: a systematic review
Plant Science Evidence Based Medicine Pharmacology
157 views · 8 downloads
Abdelrahman Elshafay, Ngo Xuan Tinh, Samar Salman, Yara Saber Shaheen, Eman Bashir Othman, Mohamed Tamer Elhady, Aswin Ratna Kansakar, Linh Tran, Le Van, Kenji Hirayama, Nguyen Tien Huy
17 November
Assessment of perioperative stress in colorectal cancer by use of in vitro cell models: a systematic review
Cell Biology Oncology
60 views · 9 downloads
Tove Kirkegaard, Mikail Gögenur, Ismail Gögenur
17 November
NDUFA4L2 is associated with clear cell renal cell carcinoma malignancy and is regulated by ELK1
Genomics Molecular Biology Oncology
69 views · 6 downloads
Lei Wang, Zhiqiang Peng, Kaizhen Wang, Yijun Qi, Ying Yang, Yue Zhang, Xinyuan An, Shudong Luo, Junfang Zheng
17 November
Detection of bacterial contaminants and hybrid sequences in the genome of the kelp Saccharina japonica using Taxoblast
Bioinformatics Genomics Plant Science
64 views · 11 downloads
Simon M. Dittami, Erwan Corre
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