Peer-reviewed Articles

45 downloads
157 views

Calixarene framework functionalized bio-polymeric magnetic composites (MSp-TDI-calix) were synthesized and utilized as magnetic solid-phase extraction (MSPE) sorbent for the extraction of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), namely indoprofen (INP),...

["Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Food, Water and Energy Nexus","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5108
27 downloads
154 views

The Southern Ocean is an important region for global nitrous oxide (N2O) cycling. The contribution of different source and sink mechanisms is, however, not very well constrained due to a scarcity of seawater data from the area. Here we present high-resolution surface...

["Aquatic and Marine Chemistry","Atmospheric Chemistry","Biogeochemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5100
43 downloads
622 views

Background Wheat is widely affected by drought. Low excised-leaf water loss (ELWL) has frequently been associated with improved grain yield under drought. This study dissected the genetic control of ELWL in wheat, associated physiological, morphological and anatomical...

["Agricultural Science","Genetics","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5063
27 downloads
261 views

Introduction The determination of fatigue and exhaustion in experimental animals is complicated by the subjective nature of the measurement. Typically, it requires an observer to watch exercising animals, e.g. rats running on the treadmill, and to identify the...

["Animal Behavior","Neuroscience","Anatomy and Physiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5017
32 downloads
204 views

Background The post-harvest recovery and sustained productivity of Nothofagus pumilio forests in Tierra del Fuego may be affected by the abundance and composition of ectomycorrhizal fungi (EMF). Timber harvesting alters EMF community structure in many managed forests,...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Mycology","Forestry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5008
333 downloads
1,379 views

Background While the importance of conserving ecosystems for sustainable development is widely recognized, it is increasingly evident that despite delivering global benefits, conservation often comes at local cost. Protected areas funded by multilateral lenders...

["Conservation Biology","Natural Resource Management","Forestry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5106
105 downloads
611 views

Background In addition to external bone shape and cortical bone thickness and distribution, the distribution and orientation of internal trabecular bone across individuals and species has yielded important functional information on how bone adapts in response to...

["Anthropology","Evolutionary Studies"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5156
48 downloads
696 views

Motor self-regulation is the ability to inhibit a prepotent response to a salient cue in favour of a more appropriate response. Motor self-regulation is an important component of the processes that interact to generate effective inhibitory control of behaviour,...

["Agricultural Science","Animal Behavior"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5139
27 downloads
180 views

Background Bt crops will face a new ecological risk of reduced effectiveness against target-insect pests owing to the general decrease in exogenous-toxin content in Bt crops grown under elevated carbon dioxide (CO2). The method chosen to deal with this issue may...

["Agricultural Science","Ecology","Entomology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5138
87 downloads
845 views

Background The enriched environment (EE) is a laboratory housing model that emerged from efforts to minimize the impact of environmental conditions on laboratory animals. Recently, we showed that EE promoted positive effects on behavior and cortisol levels in zebrafish...

["Neuroscience","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5136
66 downloads
607 views

The analysis of bone surface modifications (BSMs) is a prominent part of paleoanthropological studies, namely taphonomic research. Behavioral interpretations of the fossil record hinge strongly upon correct assessment of BSMs. With the significant impact of microscopic...

["Evolutionary Studies","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5133
505 downloads
2,212 views

The Kimmeridgian Vega, Tereñes and Lastres formations of Asturias have yielded a rich vertebrate fauna, represented by both abundant tracks and osteological remains. However, skeletal remains of theropod dinosaurs are rare, and the diversity of theropod tracks...

["Evolutionary Studies","Paleontology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4963
31 downloads
109 views

Objective MicroRNA (miR)-122 is highly expressed in the liver, where it has been implicated as a regulator of fatty-acid metabolism. A recent study reported that miR-122 plays a role in pathogenesis of atherosclerosis; however, whether it connects with severity...

["Cardiology","Geriatrics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5218
114 downloads
703 views

Catostomidae (“suckers”) is a diverse (76 species) and broadly distributed family of Holarctic freshwater fishes with a rich fossil record and a considerable number (∼35%) of threatened and imperiled species. We integrate DNA sequences (three mitochondrial genes,...

["Aquaculture","Fisheries and Fish Science","Evolutionary Studies","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5168
38 downloads
335 views

Acinus is an abundant nuclear protein involved in apoptosis and splicing. It has been implicated in inducing apoptotic chromatin condensation and DNA fragmentation during programmed cell death. Acinus undergoes activation by proteolytic cleavage that produces a...

["Biochemistry","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5163

Refine by manuscript type

Top subject areas - Articles

Top subject areas - People

View all subject areas