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Recent Publications

Cao W, Biddle FG, Choudhry H., Wu W.  The challenge for precision medicine: All tumor genomes are different and all cancer patients are different in their own way. Transl Cancer Res 2016; 5 (Suppl 4): S847-S851. (Invited Commentary) doi: 10.21037/tcr.2016.10.30

Ward, H. G. M., M. S. Allen, E. V. Camp, N. W. Cole, L. M. Hunt, B. Matthias, J. R. Post, K. L. Wilson, and R. Arlinghaus. 2016. Understanding and managing social–ecological feedbacks in spatially structured recreational fisheries: the overlooked behavioral dimension. Fisheries, 41, 524–535. doi:10.1080/03632415.2016.1207632

Session, A.M., Uno. Y., Kwon, T., Chapman, J.A., Toyoda, A., Takahashi, S., Fukui, A., Hikosaka, A., Suzuki, A., Kondo, M., van Heeringen, S.J., Quigley, I., Heinz, S., Ogino, H., Ochi, H., Hellsten, U., Lyons, J.B., Simakov, O., Putnam, N., Stites, J., Kuroki, Y., Tanaka, T., Michiue, T., Watanabe, M., Bogdanovic, O., Lister, R., Georgiou, G., Paranjpe, S.S., van Kruijsbergen, I., Shu, S., Carlson, J., Kinoshita, T., Ohta, Y., Mawaribuchi, S., Jenkins, J., Grimwood, J., Schmutz, J., Mitros, T., Mozaffari, S.V., Suzuki, Y., Haramoto, Y., Yamamoto, T.S., Takagi, C., Heald, R., Miller, K., Haudenschild, C., Kitzman, J., Nakayama, T., Izutsu, Y., Robert, J., Fortriede, J., Burns, K., Lotay, V., Karimi, K., Yasuoka, Y., Dichmann, D.S., Flajnik, M.F., Houston, D.W., Shendure, J., DuPasquier, L., Vize, P.D., Zorn, A.M., Ito, M., Marcotte EM, Wallingford JB, Ito Y, Asashima M, Ueno N, Matsuda Y, Veenstra GJ, Fujiyama A, Harland RM, Taira M, Rokhsar DS. (2016) Genome evolution in the allotetraploid frog Xenopus laevis. Nature 538(7625): 336-343.

E. Faught, M.M. Vijayan, 2016. Mechanisms of cortisol action in fish hepatocytes. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B, 199: 136-145.

M.M. Vijayan, P.J. Walsh and T.P. Mommsen. 2016. Endocrine control of metabolism: a tribute to Professor T.W. Moon on the occasion of his retirement. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B, 199: 1-3.

Dedysh SN, Haupt ES, and Dunfield PF (2016) Emended description of the familiy Beijerinckiaceae and transfer of the genera Chelatococcus and Camelimonas to the family Chelatococcaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66:3177-3182.

Scharf BE, Hynes MF, Alexandre GM (2016) Chemotaxis signaling systems in model beneficial plant-bacteria associations.  Plant Molec. Biol. 90:549-559  doi: 10.1007/s11103-016-0432-4

Harder, L.D., M.A. Aizen and S.A. Richards. 2016. The population ecology of male gametophytes: the link between pollination and seed production. Ecology Letters 19:497–509.

Harder, L.D., M. A. Aizen, S.A. Richards, M.A. Joseph and J.W. Busch. 2016.  Diverse ecological relations of male gametophyte populations in stylar environments. American Journal of Botany 103:484–497.

Baerwald, E.F. and R.M.R. Barclay. 2016. Are migratory behaviours of bats socially transmitted?  Royal Society Open Science. 3: 150658.

Faught E, Best C, Vijayan MM. 2016 Maternal stress-associated cortisol stimulation may protect embryos from cortisol excess in zebrafish. R. Soc. open sci. 3: 160032.

Nesan, D. and Vijayan, M. M. 2016. Maternal Cortisol Mediates Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Interrenal Axis Development in Zebrafish. Sci. Rep. 6, 22582.

Weers, P.M, Prenner E, Curic S, Lohmeier-Vogel E.M*. A laboratory exercise to illustrate protein-membrane interactions.
Biochem Mol Biol Educ. 2016  44:86-94.
Lohmeier-Vogel E.M, Heeley D.H Biochemical Comparison of Tpm1.1 (a) and Tpm2.2 (b) Tropomyosins from Rabbit Skeletal Muscle. Biochemistry  2016  55, pp 1418–1427

Liu, Z., Garcia-Diaz, B., Catacchio, B., Chiancone, E. and Vogel, H.J. (2015) “Protecting Gram-negative cell envelopes from human lysozyme: interactions with Ivy inhibitor proteins from Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa” Biochim. Biophys. Acta – Biomembranes 1848: 3032-3046.

Lau, C.K., Krewulak, K.D. and Vogel H.J. (2016) “Bacterial ferrous iron transport: The Feo system” FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 40: 273-298.

Banerjee S, Paul S, Nguyen LT, Chu BC and Vogel HJ (2016) “FecB, a periplasmic ferric citrate transporter from Escherichia coli, can bind different forms of ferric citrate as well as a wide variety of metal-free and metal-loaded tricarboxylic acids” Metallomics 8: 125-133.

Krewulak KD and Vogel HJ (2016) “Bacterial Siderophore-binding protein FepB” Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry (Wiley) (in press)

Arias M, Hoffarth ER, Ishida H, Aramini JM and Vogel HJ (2015) “Recombinant expression, antimicrobial activity and mechanism of action of tritrpticin analogs containing fluoro-tryptophan residues” Biochim. Biophys. Acta – Biomembranes (in press; PMID: 26724205)

Anupama P. Halmillawewa, Marcela Restrepo-Córdoba, Benjamin J. Perry, Christopher K. Yost and Michael F. Hynes (2016) Characterization of the temperate phage vB_RleM_PPF1
and its site-specific integration into the Rhizobium leguminosarum F1 genome. Molecular Genetics and Genomics  291:349-362.  doi: 10.1007/s00438-015-1113-8

Kuzniatsova, L., Winstone, T.M.L., Turner R.J.  (2016) Identification of protein-protein interaction between the TatB and TatC subunits of the twin-arginine translocase system and the respiratory enzyme specific chaperones. BBA- Biomembranes. 1858;767-775.

Frankel, M.L., Demeter, M.A., Lemire, J., Turner, R.J.  (2016) Evaluating metal tolerance capacity of microbial communities isolated from the Alberta oil sands processed water.  PLOS One 11(2);e0148682.

Eloe-Fadrosh, E.A., Paez-Espino, D., Jarett, J., Dunfield, P.F., Hedlund, B.P., Grasby, S.E., Brady, A.L., Dong,  H., Briggs, B.R., Li, W.J., Goudeau, D., Malmtrom, R., Pati, A., Rubin, E.M., Woyke, T., Kyrpides, N.C., Ivanova, N.N. (2016) Kryptonia, a novel bacterial phylum discovered through a global metagenomic survey. Nature Communications 7: Article 10476.

Lee, K.C.Y., Morgan, X.C., Power, J.F., Dunfield, P.F., Huttenhower C., Stott, M.B. (2015) Complete genome sequence of the thermophilic Acidobacteria, Pyrinomonas methylaliphatogenes type strain K22T. Standards in Genomic Sciences. 10: Article 101.

W Cao, W Wu, M Yan, F Tian, C Ma, Q Zhang, X Li, P Han, Z Liu and FG Biddle (2015) Multiple region whole-exome sequencing reveals dramatically evolving intratumor genomic heterogeneity in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Oncogenesis (2015) 4, e175; doi:10.1038/oncsis.2015.34

Fogen, D., Wu, SC., Ng, KK., Wong SL. Engineering streptavidin and a streptavidin-binding peptide with infinite binding affinity and reversible binding capability: purification of a tagged recombinant protein to high purity via affinity-driven thiol coupling. PloS one. 2015;10(9):e0139137.

Laura R Hmelo,  Bradley R Borlee, Henrik Almblad, Michelle E Love, Trevor E Randall, Boo Shan Tseng, Chuyang Lin, Yasuhiko Irie, Kelly M Storek,     Jaeun Jane Yang, Richard J Siehnel, P Lynne Howell, Pradeep K Singh, Tim Tolker-Nielsen, Matthew R Parsek, Herbert P Schweizer and Joe J Harrison (2015) Precision-engineering the Pseudomonas aeruginosa genome with two-step allelic exchange. Nature Protocols 10:1820-1841.

Robert W. Wheatley and Reuben E. Huber (2015) An allolactose trapped at the lacZ ß-galactosidase active site with its galactosyl moiety in a 4H3 conformation provides insights into the formation, conformation, and stabilization of the transition state.Biochemistry and Cell Biology 93: Biochem. Cell Biol.93: 531–540 (2015)

The Role of Prolactin in Bone Metastasis and Breast Cancer Cell-Mediated Osteoclast Differentiation. Ashley Sutherland; Amanda Forsyth; Yingying Cong; Laurel Grant; Tzu-Hua Juan; Jae K. Lee; Alexander Klimowicz; Stephanie K. Petrillo; Jinghui Hu; Angela Chan; Florence Boutillon; Vincent Goffin; Cay Egan; Patricia A. Tang; Li Cai; Don Morris; Anthony Magliocco; Carrie S. Shemanko JNCI Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2016 108 (3): djv338. First published online November 19, 2015 doi: 10.1093/jnci/djv338

The Breast Cancer to Bone (B2B) Metastases Research Program: a multi-disciplinary investigation of bone metastases from breast cancer
Nigel T. Brockton, Stephanie J. Gill, Stephanie L. Laborge, Alexander H. G. Paterson, Linda S. Cook, Hans J. Vogel, Carrie S. Shemanko, David A. Hanley, Anthony M. Magliocco and Christine M. Friedenreich BMC Cancer (2015) 15:512 DOI 10.1186/s12885-015-1528-y

Stefano Liccioli, Carly Bialowas, Kathreen E. Ruckstuhl, Alessandro Mas- solo. 2015. Feeding Ecology Informs Parasite Epidemiology: Prey Selec- tion Modulates Encounter Rate with Echinococcus multilocularis in Urban Coyotes. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121646 

Halmillawewa AP, Restrepo-Córdoba M, Yost CK, Hynes MF (2015) Genomic and phenotypic character- ization of Rhizobium gallicum phage vB_RglS_P106B. Microbiology 61:611-620. (doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000022).

Willisch, C. S., I. Biebach, N. Marreros, M.-P. Ryser-Degiorgis, and P. Neuhaus. 2015. Horn Growth and Reproduction in a Long-Lived Male Mammal: No Compensation for Poor Early-Life Horn Growth. Evolutionary Biology 42: 1-11.

Stefano Liccioli, Sean Rogers, Claudia Greco, Susan J. Kutz, Flor- ence Chan, Kathreen E. Ruckstuhl and Alessandro Massolo. 2015. Assessing individual patterns of Echinococcus multilocularis infection in urban coyotes: non-invasive genetic sampling as an epidemiological tool. J. Appl. Ecol. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12401 

Wilson, KL, MS Allen, RNM Ahrens, and MD Netherland. 2015. Nonlinear and den- sity-dependent fish habitat selection across physiochemical gradients in an inva- sive macrophyte habitat. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 1-15.