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75 Years ago Arabidopsis thaliana was first suggested as a Model Plant – But how did Arabidopsis Col-0 become the standard natural accession? This is a short history of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. Columbia-0.

["Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26931v3
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Purpose. To assess the effectiveness of postoperative administration of oral antibiotics at reducing the incidence of endophthalmitis following phacoemulsification cataract extraction in dogs. Methods. Medical records of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary...

["Veterinary Medicine","Ophthalmology","Pharmacology","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27091v1
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The Chinese jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill.) originates from sour jujube (Ziziphus acidojujuba Mill.) and is an economically important genus in the Rhamnaceae family. However, little is known about the genetic relationship between jujube cultivars and wild species....

["Biodiversity","Genetics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27088v1
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Background. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a highly infectious disease that has produced over 25,000 cases in the past 50 years. While many past outbreaks resulted in relatively few cases, the 2014 outbreak in West Africa was the most deadly occurrence of EVD to...

["Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3021v2
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In birds, observed adult sex ratios often are biased towards males. This bias could arise due to differences between sexes in dispersal or in catchability, but a preferred explanation has been sex differences in survival. However, most studies investigated apparent...

["Evolutionary Studies","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27090v1
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Mediterranean vegetation is characterized by high biodiversity and conservation value and grazing is controversial. We sampled woody and herbaceous plants on a limestone mountain with strong mesic-xeric gradients, ranked grazing pressure (on a scale of 1-4) and...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Plant Science","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27089v1
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The Internet of Things is a telecommunication phenomenon which has been introduced during these years, wherein every physical thing would be equipped with electronic parts such as transceivers, sensors, Microcontrollers, RFID, actuators, and proper procedures that...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Real-Time and Embedded Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27087v1
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Protected areas are often used by scientists to observe natural processes and organisms in habitats that have been minimally influenced by human actions. In contrast to many PA objectives, their effectiveness for promoting and supporting scientific research can...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27086v1
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A substantial amount of information on the Brazilian estuarine fishes has been collected, but is still largely fragmented into different sources. This study presents a summary of the available knowledge on the biodiversity of estuarine fishes in Brazil, a brief...

["Biodiversity"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27085v1
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This paper addresses two questions related to reproducibility within the context of research related to computer science. First, requirements on reproducibility are analyzed based on a survey addressed to researchers in the academic and private sector. The survey...

["Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27082v1
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Results of a physically-based methodology to delineate morphometrical-morphostructural subdivision of the Western Carpathian region (Central Europe) from DEMs and their derivatives are presented. Previous suitability evaluation of an object-oriented methodology...

["Computational Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27083v1
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Ground deformations are the result of interactions between terrain and various processes. Their identification and monitoring becomes an important step as they can provide insights about Earth’s dynamics or process triggering conditions. This paper aims to show...

["Computational Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27084v1
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Structure-from-Motion (SfM) photogrammetry is one of the most common approaches used to elaborate high-resolution Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) nowadays. Factors that influence the final error associated to the derived DEM are: camera-to-ground distance, camera-sensor...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27081v1
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Programmed cell death signaling networks are frequently activated to coordinate the process of cell differentiation, and a variety of apoptotic events can mediate the process. This can include the ligation of death receptors, the activation of downstream caspases,...

["Cell Biology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27080v1
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The success of personalized medicine does not only rely on methodological advances but also on the availability of data to learn from. While the generation and sharing of large data sets is becoming increasingly easier, there is a remarkable lack of diversity within...

["Genomics","Neuroscience","Ethical Issues","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27079v1
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