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We describe the scientific community of an India effort, the Bioinfomatics Club for Experimenting Scientists (Bioclues) whose aim works on four avenues, viz. Mentoring, Outreach, Research and Entrepreneurship (MORE). Incepted in the year 2005, the organization...

["Bioinformatics","Biotechnology","Ethical Issues","Science and Medical Education","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26503v1
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The process of domestication presents a tractable system for following evolutionary change, as selective pressures shift, resulting in adaptation to the new ecological niche of cultivation. Perhaps the most detailed understanding of this process comes from Zea...

["Evolutionary Studies","Genetics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26502v1
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Understanding biodiversity at local and regional requires a global context. This talk presents the global pattern of marine species richness and endemicity, including latitude and depth. We compare maps of marine species endemicity across all taxa (65,000 species),...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26501v1
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Bacterial surface charge derives its meaning from the cell’s environment such as the solution in contact with the cell. Determining the surface charge of bacteria in its native environment requires measuring the proxy variable, zeta potential, using cells obtained...

["Biochemistry","Bioengineering","Biophysics","Biotechnology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2086v4
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Oligo-carrageenan (OC) kappa increases net photosynthesis, and basal and secondary metabolism enzyme activities in Eucalyptus globulus trees. Here, trees were sprayed on leaves with water (control) or with OC kappa 1 mg ml-1, once a week, four times in total, and...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Biotechnology","Cell Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26500v1
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Background: Zika virus (ZIKV) is an arbovirus that belongs to family Flaviviridae. The virus has emerged as a global threat and no FDA approved vaccine is available, so an efficient vaccine needs to be designed in order to prevent the infection. Computationally...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26499v1
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Study of the ecology of mesopelagic fish is central to assessing the active biological pump in the ocean, especially in the mesopelagic layer. As a consequence of the small size and pressure change, traditional stomach content analysis is not useful for analyzing...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Ecology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26498v1
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The anthropogenic modification of basal trophic pathways is seemingly prompting the increase of jellyfish populations at the expense of planktivorous fishes. However, gross generalizations are often made because the most basic aspects of trophic ecology and the...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Marine Biology","Population Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26497v1
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We suggest twenty immediately actionable steps to reduce widespread inferential errors related to “statistical significance testing.” Our propositions refer first to the theoretical preconditions for using p-values. They furthermore include wording guidelines as...

["Science Policy","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3482v2
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As climate changes, sea surface temperature anomalies that negatively impact coral reef organisms continue to increase in frequency and intensity. Yet, despite widespread coral mortality, genetic diversity remains high even in those coral species listed as threatened....

["Conservation Biology","Marine Biology","Molecular Biology","Climate Change Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3158v2
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In pursuit of developing fast and accurate species level molecular identification methods, we tested six DNA barcodes viz. ITS2, matK, rbcLa, ITS2+matK, ITS2+rbcLa, matK+rbcLa, ITS2+matK+rbcLa for their capacity to identify frequently consumed but geographically...

["Biochemistry","Biotechnology","Molecular Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26494v1
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Glass sponge reefs, built by up to three species of dictyonine hexactinellid sponges, are hotspots of biodiversity that are unique to the waters of the Pacific continental shelf. Since 2012 we have surveyed the biological community on 21 sponge reefs from the Strait...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26495v1
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A total of 33 species of marine crabs belonging to 22 genera in 14 families are recorded from seven sites of Diu coast, India. Fudam coast comprised high diversity of marine crabs (21 species belonging to 15 genera in 09 families) followed by Khukri coast (23 species...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26493v1
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The presence of topographic features, such as mid-ocean ridges, can divide the abyss into basins, which can be interconnected through gaps and potentially affect species distribution and dispersal. Holding endemic and widespread species, nematodes represent ideal...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Genetics","Marine Biology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26492v1
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Measuring software to get information about its properties and quality is one of the main issues in modern software engineering. The aim of this paper is to present a dataset of metrics associated to 113 versions of Tomcat. We describe the dataset along with the...

["Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26491v1
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