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A major portion of humans’ activity-based energy expenditure is taken up by locomotion, particularly walking. Walking behaviors have energetic outcomes and as such can be important windows into how populations and groups adjust to different environmental and task...

["Anthropology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5547
23 downloads
152 views

One purpose of wikis is the collaborative generation of content. During creation processes, controversies between authors emerge that they discuss on the article’s talk page. Research suggests that controversies based on opposing points of view and contradictory...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5541
44 downloads
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Antarctica is seriously affected by climate change, particularly at the Western Antarctic Peninsula (WAP) where a rapid regional warming is observed. Potter Cove is a WAP fjord at Shetland Islands that constitutes a biodiversity hotspot where over the last years,...

["Ecology","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5531
44 downloads
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Organic pollutants contaminate water resources and the environment when discharged into water streams. Also, the presence of these materials in incompletely treated or untreated wastewater leads to serious environmental hazards. The hydroxyl radicals and holes...

["Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5501
220 downloads
371 views

Many neotropical species have a complex history of diversification as a result of the influence of geographical, ecological, climatic, and geological factors that determine the distribution of populations within a lineage. Phylogeography identifies such populations,...

["Biogeography","Evolutionary Studies","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5496
30 downloads
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Chemerin is an adipocyte derived signalling molecule (adipokine) that serves as a ligand activator of Chemokine-like receptor 1(CMKLR1). Chemerin/CMKLR1 signalling is well established to regulate fundamental processes in metabolism and inflammation. The composition...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Diabetes and Endocrinology","Metabolic Sciences"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5494
26 downloads
115 views

Background and Aims To prospectively evaluate the effects of antiviral therapy on liver hemodynamics in patients with hepatitis B cirrhosis. Methods Seventy consecutive eligible HBV-related cirrhotic inpatients were enrolled in the prospective study. Fifty-two...

["Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5484
45 downloads
340 views

Digitalization of work processes is advancing, and this is increasingly supported by complex information systems (IS). However, whether such systems are used by employees largely depends on users’ trust in these IS. Because there are few systematic studies on this...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5483
17 downloads
118 views

Some plants popularly employed for the treatment of peptic ulcers have proved to be attractive sources of new drugs. Despite extensive research, the pharmacological and toxicological potentials of these plants are not fully understood. In this context, the aim...

["Plant Science","Drugs and Devices","Gastroenterology and Hepatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5375
39 downloads
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Freshwater bivalves from the family Unionidae usually have two very divergent mitogenomes, inherited according to the doubly uniparental model. The early divergence of these two mitogenomic lineages gives a unique opportunity to use two mitogenomic data sets in...

["Biogeography","Conservation Biology","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Freshwater Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5573
70 downloads
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Background High-throughput technologies are rapidly generating large amounts of diverse omics data. Although this offers a great opportunity, it also poses great challenges as data analysis becomes more complex. The purpose of this study was to identify the main...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Human\u2013Computer Interaction","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5553
27 downloads
295 views

Background Bone strength is developed through a combination of the size and shape (architecture) of a bone as well as the bone’s material properties; and therefore, no one outcome variable can measure a positive or negative adaptation in bone. Skeletal robusticity...

["Anthropology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5550
83 downloads
591 views

Background Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is a popular method for examining pharmacological effects on the brain; however, the BOLD response is dependent on intact neurovascular coupling, and potentially modulated by a number of physiological factors....

["Neuroscience","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5540
38 downloads
248 views

Background Except for a few studies with contradictory observations, information is lacking on the possibility of association between DNA mismatch repair (MMR) status and the presence of cancer stem cells in colorectal carcinoma (CRC), two important aspects in...

["Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Pathology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5530
37 downloads
238 views

Background Perennial ryegrass is a cool-season grass species from the family Poaceae and is widely cultivated in temperate regions because it exhibits rapid growth and establishment, and possesses high forage quality. The extension of the growing season in Ireland...

["Agricultural Science","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5520

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