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  • 2A - the "go-to" technology for transgene co-expression 

    Minskaia, Ekaterina; Luke, Garry Alec (2015-08-26) - Journal item
    In order to co-express multiple genes for biotechnological and biomedical applications, several approaches have been used with varying degrees of success. Currently, internal ribosome entry site (IRES) elements and ...
  • "2A-like" signal sequences mediating translational recoding : a novel form of dual protein targeting 

    Roulston, Claire; Luke, Garry Alec; de Felipe, Pablo; Ruan, Lin; Cope, Jonathan; Nicholson, John; Sukhodub, Andriy; Tilsner, Jens; Ryan, Martin Denis (2016-06-02) - Journal article
    We report the initial characterisation of an N-terminal oligopeptide ‘2A-like’ sequence that is able to function both as a signal sequence and as a translational recoding element. Due to this translational recoding activity, ...
  • 3D camouflage : exploiting photons to conceal form 

    Penacchio, Olivier; Lovell, Paul George; Cuthill, Innes; Ruxton, Graeme Douglas; Harris, Julie (2015-10) - Journal article
    Many animals have a gradation of body color, termed countershading, where the areas that are typically exposed to more light are darker. One hypothesis is that this patterning enhances visual camouflage by making the retinal ...
  • A 3D stereo camera system for precisely positioning animals in space and time 

    Macfarlane, Nicholas; Howland, Jonathan; Jensen, Frants; Tyack, Peter Lloyd (2015-04) - Journal article
    Here, we describe a portable stereo camera system that integrates a GPS receiver, an attitude sensor and 3D stereo photogrammetry to rapidly estimate the position of multiple animals in space and time. We demonstrate the ...
  • 4273π : bioinformatics education on low cost ARM hardware 

    Barker, Daniel; Ferrier, David Ellard Keith; Holland, Peter W.H.; Mitchell, John B. O.; Plaisier, Heleen; Ritchie, Michael Gordon; Smart, Steven D. (2013-08-12) - Journal article
    Background: Teaching bioinformatics at universities is complicated by typical computer classroom settings. As well as running software locally and online, students should gain experience of systems administration. For a ...
  • 5-hydroxymethylcytosine marks promoters in colon that resist DNA hypermethylation in cancer 

    Uribe-Lewis, Santiago; Stark, Rory; Carroll, Thomas; Dunning, Mark J.; Bachman, Martin; Ito, Yoko; Stojic, Lovorka; Halim, Silvia; Vowler, Sarah L.; Lynch, Andy G.; Delatte, Benjamin; de Bony, Eric J.; Colin, Laurence; Defrance, Matthieu; Krueger, Felix; Silva, Ana Luisa; ten Hoopen, Rogier; Ibrahim, Ashraf E.K.; Fuks, François; Murrell, Adele (2015-04-01) - Journal article
    Background : The discovery of cytosine hydroxymethylation (5hmC) as a mechanism that potentially controls DNA methylation changes typical of neoplasia prompted us to investigate its behaviour in colon cancer. 5hmC is ...
  • Absolute abundance estimates from shallow water baited underwater camera surveys; a stochastic modelling approach tested against field data 

    Dunlop, K.M.; Ruxton, G.D.; Scott, E.M.; Bailey, D.M. (2015-11) - Journal article
    Baited underwater cameras are becoming a popular tool to monitor fish and invertebrate populations within protected and inshore environments where trawl surveys are unsuitable. Modelling the arrival times of deep-sea ...
  • Abundance and distribution of sperm whales in the Canary Islands : can sperm whales in the Archipelago sustain the current level of ship-strike mortalities? 

    Fais, Andrea; Lewis, Tim P.; Zitterbart, Daniel P.; Álvarez, Omar; Tejedor, Ana; Aguilar de Soto, Natacha (2016-03-21) - Journal article
    Sperm whales are present in the Canary Islands year-round, suggesting that the archipelago is an important area for this species in the North Atlantic. However, the area experiences one of the highest reported rates of ...
  • The ACER pollen and charcoal database : a global resource to document vegetation and fire response to abrupt climate changes during the last glacial period 

    Sánchez Goñi, M. F.; Desprat, S.; Daniau, A.-L.; Bassinot, F. C.; Polanco-Martínez, J. M.; Harrison, S. P.; Allen, J. R. M.; Anderson, R. S.; Behling, H.; Bonnefille, R.; Burjachs, F.; Carrión, J. S.; Cheddadi, R.; Clark, J. S.; Combourieu-Nebout, N.; Courtney Mustaphi, Colin J.; Debusk, G. H.; Dupont, L. M.; Finch, J. M.; Fletcher, W. J.; Giardini, M.; González, C.; Gosling, W. D.; Grigg, L. D.; Grimm, E. C.; Hayashi, R.; Helmens, K.; Heusser, L. E.; Hill, T.; Hope, G.; Huntley, B.; Igarashi, Y.; Irino, T.; Jacobs, B.; Jiménez-Moreno, G.; Kawai, S.; Kershaw, A. P.; Kumon, F.; Lawson, I. T.; Ledru, M.-P.; Lézine, A.-M.; Liew, P. M.; Magri, D.; Marchant, R.; Margari, V.; Mayle, F. E.; McKenzie, G. M.; Moss, P.; Müller, S.; Müller, U. C.; Naughton, F.; Newnham, R. M.; Oba, T.; Pérez-Obiol, R.; Pini, R.; Ravazzi, C.; Roucoux, K. H.; Rucina, S. M.; Scott, L.; Takahara, H.; Tzedakis, P. C.; Urrego, D. H.; van Geel, B.; Valencia, B. G.; Vandergoes, M. J.; Vincens, A.; Whitlock, C. L.; Willard, D. A.; Yamamoto, M. (2017-09-11) - Journal article
    Quaternary records provide an opportunity to examine the nature of the vegetation and fire responses to rapid past climate changes comparable in velocity and magnitude to those expected in the 21st-century. The best ...
  • Acoustic and foraging behavior of a Baird’s beaked whale, Berardius bairdii, exposed to simulated sonar 

    Stimpert, Alison; De Ruiter, Stacy Lynn; Southall, Brandon; Moretti, David; Falcone, Erin; Goldbogen, Jeremy; Friedlaender, Ari; Schorr, Greg; Calambokidis, John (2014-11-13) - Journal article
    Beaked whales are hypothesized to be particularly sensitive to anthropogenic noise, based on previous strandings and limited experimental and observational data. However, few species have been studied in detail. We describe ...
  • Acoustic communication in insect disease vectors 

    Vigoder, Felipe de Mello; Ritchie, Michael Gordon; Gibson, Gabriella; Peixoto, Alexandre Afranio (2013-12) - Journal article
    Acoustic signalling has been extensively studied in insect species, which has led to a better understanding of sexual communication, sexual selection and modes of speciation. The significance of acoustic signals for a ...
  • Acoustic sequences in non-human animals : a tutorial review and prospectus 

    Kershenbaum, Arik; Blumstein, Dan; Roch, Marie; Akçay, Çaglar; Backus, Gregory; Bee, Mark A.; Bohn, Kirsten; Cao, Yan; Carter, Gerald; Cäsar, Cristiane; Coen, Michael; De Ruiter, Stacy Lynn; Doyle, Laurance; Edelman, Shimon; Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon; Freeberg, Todd M.; Garland, Ellen Clare; Gustison, Morgan; Harley, Heidi E.; Huetz, Chloé; Hughes, Melissa; Bruno, Julia Hyland; Ilany, Amiyaal; Jin, Dezhe Z.; Johnson, Michael; Ju, Chenghui; Karnowski, Jeremy; Lohr, Bernard; Manser, Marta; McCowan, Brenda; Mercado III, Eduardo; Narins, Peter M.; Piel, Alex; Rice, Megan; Salmi, Roberta; Sasahara, Kazutoshi; Sayigh, Laela; Shiu, Yu; Taylor, Charles; Vallejo, Edgar E.; Waller, Sara; Zamora-Gutierrez, Veronica (2016-02) - Journal article
    Animal acoustic communication often takes the form of complex sequences, made up of multiple distinct acoustic units. Apart from the well-known example of birdsong, other animals such as insects, amphibians,and mammals ...
  • Activity profiles and hook-tool use of New Caledonian crows recorded by bird-borne video cameras 

    Troscianko, Jolyon; Rutz, Christian (2015-12-23) - Journal article
    New Caledonian crows are renowned for their unusually sophisticated tool behaviour. Despite decades of fieldwork, however, very little is known about how they make and use their foraging tools in the wild, which is largely ...
  • Adaptation to a seasonally varying environment : a strong latitudinal cline in reproductive diapause combined with high gene flow in Drosophila montana 

    Tyukmaeva, Venera; Salminen, Tiina S.; Kankare, Maaria; Knott, K Emily; Hoikkala, Anneli (2011-10) - Journal article
    Adaptation to seasonal changes in the northern hemisphere includes an ability to predict the forthcoming cold season from gradual changes in environmental cues early enough to prepare for the harsh winter conditions. The ...
  • Adapting a computational multi agent model for humpback whale song research for use as a tool for algorithmic composition 

    Mcloughlin, Michael; Ingram, Simon; Rendell, Luke Edward; Lamoni, Luca Ubaldo; Kirke, Alexis; Garland, Ellen Clare; Noad, Michael; Miranda, Eduardo (Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg, 2016-08-31) - Conference item
    Humpback whales (Megaptera Novaengliae) present one of the most complex displays of cultural transmission amongst non-humans. During breeding seasons, male humpback whales create long, hierarchical songs, which are shared ...
  • Adapting to a warmer ocean – seasonal shift of baleen whale movements over three decades 

    Ramp, Christian; Delarue, Julian; Palsbøll, Per J; Sears, Richard; Hammond, Philip Steven (2015-03-18) - Journal article
    Global warming poses particular challenges to migratory species, which face changes to the multiple environments occupied during migration. For many species, the timing of migration between summer and winter grounds and ...
  • Adaptive sequence evolution is driven by biotic stress in a pair of orchid species (Dactylorhiza) with distinct ecological optima 

    Balao, Francisco; Trucchi, Emiliano; Wolfe, Thomas; Hao, Bao-Hai; Lorenzo, Maria Teresa; Baar, Juliane; Sedman, Laura; Kosiol, Carolin; Amman, Fabian; Chase, Mark W.; Hedrén, Mikael; Paun, Ovidiu (2017-07-04) - Journal article
    The orchid family is the largest in the angiosperms, but little is known about the molecular basis of the significant variation they exhibit. We investigate here the transcriptomic divergence between two European terrestrial ...
  • Addressing uncertainty in marine resource management; combining community engagement and tracking technology to characterize human behavior 

    Metcalfe, Kristian; Collins, Tim; Abernethy, Kirsten E.; Boumba, Richard; Dengui, Jean-Claude; Miyalou, Ricky; Parnell, Richard J.; Plummer, Kate E.; Russell, Debbie J. F.; Safou, Gilbert Koumba; Tilley, Dominic; Turner, Rachel A.; VanLeeuwe, Hilde; Witt, Matthew J.; Godley, Brendan J. (2017-08-14) - Journal article
    Small-scale fisheries provide an essential source of food and employment for coastal communities, yet the availability of detailed information on the spatiotemporal distribution of fishing effort to support resource ...
  • Adjusting foraging strategies : a comparison of rural and urban common mynas (Acridotheres tristis) 

    Federspiel, Ira G.; Garland, Alexis; Guez, David; Bugynar, Thomas; Healy, Susan D.; Güntürkün, Onur; Griffin, Andrea S. (2017-01) - Journal article
    Establishment in urbanized environments is associated with changes in physiology, behaviour, and problem-solving. We compared the speed of learning in urban and rural female common mynas, Acridotheres tristis, using a ...
  • Advances in understanding glycosyltransferases from a structural perspective 

    Gloster, Tracey M (2014-10) - Journal article
    Glycosyltransferases (GTs), the enzymes that catalyse glycosidic bond formation, create a diverse range of saccharides and glycoconjugates in nature. Understanding GTs at the molecular level, through structural and kinetic ...