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Molecular aspects of monoamine oxidase B
(2016-08-01) - Journal item,
Monoamine oxidases (MAO) influence the monoamine levels in brain by virtue of their role in neurotransmitter breakdown. MAO B is the predominant form in glial cells and in platelets. MAO B structure, function and kinetics ...
Organizing, supporting and linking the world marine biodiversity research community
(2015-02-10) - Journal item,
2A - the "go-to" technology for transgene co-expression
(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 ...
A recipe for scavenging in vertebrates - the natural history of a behaviour
(2017-02-01) - Journal item,
Despite its prevalence, the importance of scavenging to carnivores is difficult to ascertain in modern day forms and impossible to study directly in extinct species. Yet, there are certain intrinsic and environmental ...
Willing to be involved in cancer
(2016-07-18) - Journal item,
Genome sequencing is now a common procedure, but prior to this, screening experiments using protein baits was one of the routinely used methods that, occasionally, allowed the identification of new gene products. One such ...
Extinction is imminent for Mexico’s endemic porpoise unless fishery bycatch is eliminated
(2017-10-12) - Journal item,
The number of Mexico’s endemic porpoise, the vaquita (Phocoena sinus), is collapsing primarily due to bycatch in illegal gillnets set for totoaba (Totoaba macdonaldi), an endangered fish whose swim bladders are exported ...
The strategic revolution
(2016-09-08) - Journal item,
More on the genetical theory of multilevel selection
(2015) - Journal item,
In my article The genetical theory of multilevel selection, I provided a synthesis of the theory of multilevel selection (MLS) and the theory of natural selection in class-structured populations. I framed this synthesis ...
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill marine mammal injury assessment
(2017-01-31) - Journal item,
From 2010 to 2015, a team of scientists studied how the BP Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill affected marine mammals inhabiting the northern Gulf of Mexico, as part of the DWH Natural Resource Damage Assessment process. ...
Editorial: Structure-based drug design for diagnosis and treatment of neurological diseases
(2017-01-24) - Journal item,