Peer-reviewed Articles

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Dispersal is a critical determinant of animal distribution and population dynamics, and is essential information for management planning. We studied the movement patterns and the influence of habitat and biotic factors on Mediterranean brown trout (Salmo trutta)...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Ecology","Freshwater Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5730
28 downloads
226 views

Proximate and fatty acid (FA) composition of seven freshwater fish species from the Czech Republic were examined. Moreover, the index of atherogenicity (IA) and the index of thrombogenicity (IT) were calculated from the obtained data. These two indices along with...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5729
24 downloads
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Background HIV-associated encephalitis (HIVE) is one of the common complications of HIV infection, and the pathogenesis of HIVE remains unclear, while lncRNA might be involved it. In this study, we made re-annotation on the expression profiling from the HIVE study...

["Bioinformatics","HIV"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5721
30 downloads
160 views

Late positive event-related potential (ERP) components occurring after the N400, traditionally linked to reanalysis due to syntactic incongruence, are increasingly considered to also reflect reanalysis and repair due to semantic difficulty. Semantic problems can...

["Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5717
96 downloads
3,241 views

We describe Titanotaria orangensis (gen. et. sp. nov.), a new species of walrus (odobenid) from the upper Miocene Oso Member of the Capistrano Formation of Orange County, California. This species is important because: (1) It is one of the best-known and latest-surviving...

["Evolutionary Studies","Paleontology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5708
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221 views

Branches and boles of trees in wet forests are often carpeted with lichens and bryophytes capable of providing periodically saturated habitat suitable for microfauna, animals that include tardigrades, rotifers, nematodes, mites, and springtails. Although resident...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Taxonomy","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5699
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Lagenaria siceraria is an economically important cucurbitaceous crop, but suitable reference genes (RGs) to use when the plants are infected by cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) have not been determined. Sixteen candidate RGs of both leaf and fruit and...

["Genomics","Plant Science","Virology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5642
50 downloads
275 views

Sex-biased gene expression provides a means to achieve sexual dimorphism across a genome largely shared by both sexes. Trinidadian guppies are ideal to examine questions of sex-bias as they exhibit sexual dimorphism in ornamental coloration with male only expression....

["Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Genomics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5782
86 downloads
1,573 views

Managing the number of grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) mortalities to a sustainable level is fundamental to bear conservation. All known grizzly bear deaths are recorded by management agencies but the number of human-caused grizzly bear deaths that are not recorded...

["Conservation Biology","Zoology","Population Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5781
45 downloads
263 views

Background Objective assessments of sedentary behavior and physical activity (PA) by using accelerometer-based wearable devices are ever expanding, given their importance in the global context of health maintenance. This study aimed to determine the reliability...

["Kinesiology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5775
59 downloads
869 views

Viruses encoding a replication-associated protein (Rep) within a covalently closed, single-stranded (ss)DNA genome are among the smallest viruses known to infect eukaryotic organisms, including economically valuable agricultural crops and livestock. Although circular...

["Biodiversity","Entomology","Genomics","Microbiology","Virology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5761
34 downloads
238 views

The material-weight illusion (MWI) is one example in a class of weight perception illusions that seem to defy principled explanation. In this illusion, when an observer lifts two objects of the same size and mass, but that appear to be made of different materials,...

["Neuroscience","Psychiatry and Psychology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5760
21 downloads
184 views

Background Severe equine asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the lung in horses similar to low-Th2 late-onset asthma in humans. This study aimed to determine the utility of RNA-Seq to call gene sequence variants, and to identify sequence variants of potential...

["Genetics","Veterinary Medicine","Allergy and Clinical Immunology","Respiratory Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5759
27 downloads
219 views

Background Osteoclast differentiation in the inflamed synovium of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affected joints leads to the formation of bone lesions. Reconstruction and analysis of protein interaction networks underlying specific disease phenotypes are essential...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Genomics","Immunology","Rheumatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5743
29 downloads
194 views

Past studies examining how people judge faces for trustworthiness and dominance have suggested that they use particular facial features (e.g. mouth features for trustworthiness, eyebrow and cheek features for dominance ratings) to complete the task. Here, we examine...

["Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5702

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