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Dendritic spines are described as neuronal protrusions. The morphology of dendritic spines and dendrites has a strong relationship to its function, as well as playing an important role in understanding brain function. Quantitative analysis of dendrites and dendritic...

["Neuroscience","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2207
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The use of unique DNA sequences as a method for taxonomic identification is no longer fundamentally controversial, even though debate continues on the best markers, methods, and technology to use. Although both existing databanks such as GenBank and BOLD, as well...

["Biodiversity","Bioinformatics","Ecology","Genetics","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2201
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Bycatch of protected species in commercial fishing operations is a primary concern to fishery managers because it threatens the conservation, protection, and recovery of fragile species, such as the Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus). One potential...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2192
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Artificial reefs in marine protected areas provide additional habitat for biodiversity viewing, and therefore may offer an innovative management solution for managing for coral reef recovery and resilience. Marine park user fees can generate revenue to help manage...

["Conservation Biology","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2175
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Wind erosion is a complex process influenced by different factors. Most of these factors are stable over time, but land use/cover and land management practices are changing gradually. Therefore, this research investigates the impact of changing land use/cover and...

["Agricultural Science","Environmental Sciences","Soil Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1948
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The new neopterygian genus Ticinolepis, including two new species T. longaeva and T. crassidens is described from Middle Triassic carbonate platform deposits of the Monte San Giorgio. The anatomy of this fish shows a mosaic of halecomorph and ginglymodian characters...

["Paleontology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2234
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Background. Different individuals have alpha waves with different wavelengths. The distribution of the wavelengths is assumed to be bell-shaped and smooth. Although this view is generally accepted, it is still just an assumption and has never been critically tested....

["Neuroscience","Anatomy and Physiology","Neurology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2245
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Eye tracking has been used during face categorisation and identification tasks to identify perceptually salient facial features and infer underlying cognitive processes. However, viewing patterns are influenced by a variety of gaze biases, drawing fixations to...

["Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2241
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Background. Ibuprofen is used chronically in different animal models of inflammation by administration in drinking water or in diet due to its short half-life. Though this practice has been used for years, ibuprofen doses were never assayed against parenteral dose–response...

["Biochemistry","Drugs and Devices","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2239
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Tanjung Selongor and Pantai Balok (State Pahang) are the only two places known for spawning activity of the Malaysian horseshoe crab - Tachypleus gigas (Müller, 1785) on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. While the former beach has been disturbed by several...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2232
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Background. Significant and/or complete rupture in the musculotendinous junction (MTJ) is a challenging lesion to treat because of the lack of reliable suture methods. Skeletal muscle-derived multipotent stem cell (Sk-MSC) sheet-pellets, which are able to reconstitute...

["Cell Biology","Anatomy and Physiology","Orthopedics","Translational Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2231
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Parallelism is important because it reveals how inherently stochastic adaptation is. Even as we come to better understand evolutionary forces, stochasticity limits how well we can predict evolutionary outcomes. Here we sought to quantify parallelism and some of...

["Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Virology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2227
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Functional genomics research can give us valuable insights into bacterial gene function. RNA Sequencing (RNA-seq) can generate information on transcript abundance in bacteria following abiotic stress treatments. In this study, we used the RNA-seq technique to study...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2223
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Understanding the population structure and genetic diversity of plant pathogens, as well as the effect of agricultural practices on pathogen evolution, is important for disease management. Developments in molecular methods have contributed to increase the resolution...

["Agricultural Science","Bioinformatics","Genomics","Microbiology","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2222
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Background. Miguel Hernandez University (Spain) created a germplasm bank of the varieties of pomegranate from different Southeastern Spain localities in order to preserve the crop’s wide genetic diversity. Once this collection was established, the next step was...

["Agricultural Science","Biodiversity","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2214

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