fresh water

Summary

Summary: Water containing no significant amounts of salts, such as water from RIVERS and lakes.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Widespread parallel evolution in sticklebacks by repeated fixation of Ectodysplasin alleles
    Pamela F Colosimo
    Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5329, USA
    Science 307:1928-33. 2005
  2. pmc A guide to the natural history of freshwater lake bacteria
    Ryan J Newton
    Great Lakes WATER Institute, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 75:14-49. 2011
  3. ncbi Freshwater biodiversity: importance, threats, status and conservation challenges
    David Dudgeon
    Department of Ecology and Biodiversity, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 81:163-82. 2006
  4. ncbi Buffer zone versus whole catchment approaches to studying land use impact on river water quality
    L Sliva
    Division of Life Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Water Res 35:3462-72. 2001
  5. pmc Species detection using environmental DNA from water samples
    Gentile Francesco Ficetola
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble Cedex 09, France
    Biol Lett 4:423-5. 2008
  6. pmc High-throughput single-cell sequencing identifies photoheterotrophs and chemoautotrophs in freshwater bacterioplankton
    Manuel Martinez-Garcia
    Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, West Boothbay Harbor, ME, USA
    ISME J 6:113-23. 2012
  7. pmc Effect of humic substance photodegradation on bacterial growth and respiration in lake water
    Alexandre M Anesio
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Old Dominion University, Rm 110 Alfriend Bldg, 4541 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:6267-75. 2005
  8. pmc Bacterioplankton community shifts in an arctic lake correlate with seasonal changes in organic matter source
    Byron C Crump
    The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2253-68. 2003
  9. ncbi Sympatric speciation in Nicaraguan crater lake cichlid fish
    Marta Barluenga
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Nature 439:719-23. 2006
  10. ncbi China's new strategy to block Schistosoma japonicum transmission: experiences and impact beyond schistosomiasis
    Long De Wang
    School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1475-83. 2009

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Publications319 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Widespread parallel evolution in sticklebacks by repeated fixation of Ectodysplasin alleles
    Pamela F Colosimo
    Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5329, USA
    Science 307:1928-33. 2005
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  2. pmc A guide to the natural history of freshwater lake bacteria
    Ryan J Newton
    Great Lakes WATER Institute, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 75:14-49. 2011
    ..We conclude by emphasizing the role that this review can play in providing a coherent framework for future studies...
  3. ncbi Freshwater biodiversity: importance, threats, status and conservation challenges
    David Dudgeon
    Department of Ecology and Biodiversity, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 81:163-82. 2006
    ..b>Fresh water makes up only 0.01% of the World's water and approximately 0...
  4. ncbi Buffer zone versus whole catchment approaches to studying land use impact on river water quality
    L Sliva
    Division of Life Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Water Res 35:3462-72. 2001
    ..The secondary data were useful in determining major trends in water quality and possible non-point origins of surface water pollution, and in identifying areas that are in need of further investigation...
  5. pmc Species detection using environmental DNA from water samples
    Gentile Francesco Ficetola
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble Cedex 09, France
    Biol Lett 4:423-5. 2008
    ..approach, based on the limited persistence of DNA in the environment, to detect the presence of a species in fresh water. We used specific primers that amplify short mitochondrial DNA sequences to track the presence of a frog (Rana ..
  6. pmc High-throughput single-cell sequencing identifies photoheterotrophs and chemoautotrophs in freshwater bacterioplankton
    Manuel Martinez-Garcia
    Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, West Boothbay Harbor, ME, USA
    ISME J 6:113-23. 2012
    ..This study demonstrates the power of single-cell DNA sequencing addressing previously unresolved questions about the metabolic potential and evolutionary histories of uncultured microorganisms, which dominate most natural environments...
  7. pmc Effect of humic substance photodegradation on bacterial growth and respiration in lake water
    Alexandre M Anesio
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Old Dominion University, Rm 110 Alfriend Bldg, 4541 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:6267-75. 2005
    ..Furthermore, absorbance-normalized autochthonous samples showed approximately 10-fold greater enhancement of BCP than allochthonous-dominated samples, indicating that the former are more efficient photoproducers of biological substrates...
  8. pmc Bacterioplankton community shifts in an arctic lake correlate with seasonal changes in organic matter source
    Byron C Crump
    The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2253-68. 2003
    ..Bacteria were identified as members of globally distributed freshwater phylogenetic clusters within the alpha- and beta-Proteobacteria, the Cytophaga-Flavobacteria-Bacteroides group, and the ACTINOBACTERIA:..
  9. ncbi Sympatric speciation in Nicaraguan crater lake cichlid fish
    Marta Barluenga
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Nature 439:719-23. 2006
    ..citrinellus) within less than approximately 10,000 yr; third, that the two species in Lake Apoyo are reproductively isolated; and fourth, that the two species are eco-morphologically distinct...
  10. ncbi China's new strategy to block Schistosoma japonicum transmission: experiences and impact beyond schistosomiasis
    Long De Wang
    School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1475-83. 2009
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  11. pmc Transitions in bacterial communities along the 2000 km salinity gradient of the Baltic Sea
    Daniel Pr Herlemann
    Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Department of Biological Oceanography, Rostock, Germany
    ISME J 5:1571-9. 2011
    ..times in the Baltic Sea exceed 3 years, the observed bacterial community cannot be the result of mixing of fresh water and saltwater, but our study represents the first detailed description of an autochthonous brackish microbiome...
  12. pmc Lack of phylogeographic structure in the freshwater cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa suggests global dispersal
    Ineke van Gremberghe
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 6:e19561. 2011
    ..Being widely distributed on a global scale but patchily on a regional scale, this prokaryote is an ideal model organism to study microbial dispersal and biogeography...
  13. pmc Eutrophication of lakes cannot be controlled by reducing nitrogen input: results of a 37-year whole-ecosystem experiment
    David W Schindler
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11254-8. 2008
    ..To reduce eutrophication, the focus of management must be on decreasing inputs of phosphorus...
  14. pmc Phylogenetic ecology of the freshwater Actinobacteria acI lineage
    Ryan J Newton
    Microbiology Doctoral Training Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7169-76. 2007
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  15. ncbi A potential impact of climate change and water resource development on the transmission of Schistosoma japonicum in China
    G J Yang
    Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Wuxi, Jiangsu, People s Republic of China
    Parassitologia 47:127-34. 2005
    ..Climate change, coupled with water resource developments in China, may pose additional challenges for the control of schistosomiasis...
  16. ncbi Global consequences of land use
    Jonathan A Foley
    Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment SAGE, University of Wisconsin, 1710 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Science 309:570-4. 2005
    ..We face the challenge of managing trade-offs between immediate human needs and maintaining the capacity of the biosphere to provide goods and services in the long term...
  17. ncbi The ecological stoichiometry of toxins produced by harmful cyanobacteria: an experimental test of the carbon-nutrient balance hypothesis
    Dedmer B van de Waal
    Aquatic Microbiology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 127, 1018 WS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ecol Lett 12:1326-35. 2009
    ..In total, our results are largely consistent with the carbon-nutrient balance hypothesis, and warn that a combination of rising CO(2) and nitrogen enrichment will affect the microcystin composition of harmful cyanobacteria...
  18. ncbi Infrequent marine-freshwater transitions in the microbial world
    Ramiro Logares
    Limnology Department of Ecology and Evolution, Uppsala University, SE 75 236, Uppsala, Sweden
    Trends Microbiol 17:414-22. 2009
    ..Here we discuss the significance of recent studies addressing this question and consider possible avenues for future research...
  19. ncbi Distribution and bioaccumulation of microcystins in water columns: a systematic investigation into the environmental fate and the risks associated with microcystins in Meiliang Bay, Lake Taihu
    Lirong Song
    State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430072, PR China
    Water Res 41:2853-64. 2007
    ..In addition, it is likely to be unsafe to consume aquatic species harvested in Lake Taihu due to the high-concentrations of accumulated MCs...
  20. ncbi Eutrophication of U.S. freshwaters: analysis of potential economic damages
    Walter K Dodds
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:12-9. 2009
    ..Our research exposes gaps in current records (e.g., accounting for frequency of algal blooms and fish kills) and suggests further research is necessary to refine cost estimates...
  21. ncbi Substrate incorporation patterns of bacterioplankton populations in stratified and mixed waters of a humic lake
    Ulrike Buck
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 11:1854-65. 2009
    ..Altogether our results suggest a constitutive preference for some substrates versus an adaptive utilization of others in the studied microbial groups...
  22. pmc Comparative 16S rRNA analysis of lake bacterioplankton reveals globally distributed phylogenetic clusters including an abundant group of actinobacteria
    F O Glöckner
    Max Planck Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie, Bremen, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:5053-65. 2000
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  23. ncbi The microbial diversity of inland waters
    Martin W Hahn
    Institute for Limnology, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Mondsee
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 17:256-61. 2006
    ..Despite recent advances in the characterization of the diversity of freshwater microorganisms, knowledge essential for a holistic understanding of their ecological roles is still lacking...
  24. pmc Isolation of novel ultramicrobacteria classified as actinobacteria from five freshwater habitats in Europe and Asia
    Martin W Hahn
    Institute for Limnology, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Mondseestrasse 9, A 5310 Mondsee, Austria
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:1442-51. 2003
    ..Predator-prey experiments demonstrated that at least one of the ultramicro-size isolates is protected against predation by the bacterivorous nanoflagellate Ochromonas sp. strain DS...
  25. pmc Microbial and chemical characterization of underwater fresh water springs in the Dead Sea
    Danny Ionescu
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e38319. 2012
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  26. pmc Host-induced epidemic spread of the cholera bacterium
    D Scott Merrell
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Nature 417:642-5. 2002
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  27. ncbi Origin of the superflock of cichlid fishes from Lake Victoria, East Africa
    Erik Verheyen
    Vertebrate Department, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Vautierstraat 29, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
    Science 300:325-9. 2003
    ..A haplotype analysis further shows that the most recent desiccation of Lake Victoria did not lead to a complete extinction of its endemic cichlid fauna and that the major lineage diversification took place about 100,000 years ago...
  28. ncbi Singlet oxygen, a neglected but important environmental factor: short-term and long-term effects on bacterioplankton composition in a humic lake
    Stefanie P Glaeser
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 12:3124-36. 2010
    ..We conclude that ¹O₂ exposure due to DOM photolysis represents an important natural selective factor affecting bacterial species dynamics in aquatic ecosystems in many ways...
  29. pmc Spatiotemporal variations in microcystin concentrations and in the proportions of microcystin-producing cells in several Microcystis aeruginosa populations
    M Sabart
    Laboratoire Microorganismes Génome et Environnement, 63177 Aubiere Cedex, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4750-9. 2010
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  30. pmc Molecular evidence for the broad distribution of anaerobic ammonium-oxidizing bacteria in freshwater and marine sediments
    C Ryan Penton
    Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, 540 Plant and Soil Sciences Bldg, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:6829-32. 2006
    ..This study provides evidence for the widespread distribution of anammox bacteria in that it detected closely related anammox 16S rRNA gene sequences in 11 geographically and biogeochemically diverse freshwater and marine sediments...
  31. pmc Microbial biogeography along an estuarine salinity gradient: combined influences of bacterial growth and residence time
    Byron C Crump
    Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, Maryland 21613, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:1494-505. 2004
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  32. pmc Highly plastic genome of Microcystis aeruginosa PCC 7806, a ubiquitous toxic freshwater cyanobacterium
    Lionel Frangeul
    Institut Pasteur, Pasteur Genopole, F 75015, Paris, France
    BMC Genomics 9:274. 2008
    ..Microcystis blooms are often toxic, potentially fatal to animals and humans, and may cause environmental problems. There has been little investigation of the genomics of these cyanobacteria...
  33. ncbi Natural selection on a major armor gene in threespine stickleback
    Rowan D H Barrett
    Zoology Department and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 322:255-7. 2008
    ..Opposing selection at the larval stage and changing dominance for fitness throughout life suggest either that the gene affects additional traits undergoing selection or that linked loci also are affecting fitness...
  34. pmc Distribution of typical freshwater bacterial groups is associated with pH, temperature, and lake water retention time
    Eva S Lindström
    Limnology Department of Ecology and Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyv 20, SE 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:8201-6. 2005
    ..Within the beta subdivision of the Proteobacteria (Betaproteobacteria), as well as within the divisions Actinobacteria and Verrucomicrobia, different subgroups were associated differently with environmental variables...
  35. pmc Diversity and seasonal dynamics of Actinobacteria populations in four lakes in northeastern Germany
    Martin Allgaier
    Leibniz Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei, Abteilung Limnologie Geschichteter Seen, Alte Fischerhütte 2, D 16775 Stechlin Neuglobsow, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:3489-97. 2006
    ..Several new clusters and subclusters were found (acSTL, scB1-4, and acIVA-D). The majority of all obtained 16S rRNA gene sequences are distinct from those of already-cultured freshwater Actinobacteria...
  36. ncbi Stability and aggregation of metal oxide nanoparticles in natural aqueous matrices
    Arturo A Keller
    University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:1962-7. 2010
    ..8 microm s(-1) V(-1) cm. These results are key for designing and interpreting nanoparticle ecotoxicity studies in various environmental conditions...
  37. ncbi High predictability of the seasonal dynamics of a species-like Polynucleobacter population in a freshwater lake
    Qinglong L Wu
    Institute for Limnology, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Mondseestrasse 9, A 5310 Mondsee, Austria
    Environ Microbiol 8:1660-6. 2006
    ..Furthermore, 65 lakes and ponds were investigated for the presence of PnecB bacteria. They were detected in the majority (78%) of circum-neutral and alkaline freshwater habitats, but not in any investigated acidic or saline habitat...
  38. ncbi Water column anammox and denitrification in a temperate permanently stratified lake (Lake Rassnitzer, Germany)
    M Robert Hamersley
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 32:571-82. 2009
    ..However, we also found sequences related to Candidatus S. wagneri and Candidatus Brocadia fulgida, which suggests a high anammox bacterial diversity in this lake comparable with estuarine sediments...
  39. ncbi Spatiotemporal changes in the genetic diversity of a bloom-forming Microcystis aeruginosa (cyanobacteria) population
    Enora Briand
    MNHN, USM505 EA4105 Ecosystèmes et interactions toxiques, Paris Cedex 05, France
    ISME J 3:419-29. 2009
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  40. ncbi Dynamics of microcystin-producing and non-microcystin-producing Microcystis populations is correlated with nitrate concentration in a Japanese lake
    Mitsuhiro Yoshida
    Department of Marine Bioscience, Fukui Prefectural University, Obama City, Fukui, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 266:49-53. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that high nitrate loading may be a significant factor promoting the growth of the microcystin subpopulations within M. aeruginosa communities in Lake Mikata...
  41. ncbi How many species of cichlid fishes are there in African lakes?
    G F Turner
    Division of Biodiversity and Ecology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, SO16 7PX, UK
    Mol Ecol 10:793-806. 2001
    ..Appropriate methods for testing the specific status of allopatric cichlid taxa are reviewed and preliminary results presented...
  42. ncbi Speciation through sensory drive in cichlid fish
    Ole Seehausen
    Institute of Zoology, University of Bern, Baltzerstr 6, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Nature 455:620-6. 2008
    ..Our results also provide a mechanistic explanation for the collapse of cichlid fish species diversity during the anthropogenic eutrophication of Lake Victoria...
  43. pmc Metagenomics of the water column in the pristine upper course of the Amazon river
    Rohit Ghai
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Departamento de Producción Vegetal y Microbiología, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, San Juan de Alicante, Alicante, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e23785. 2011
    ..In particular, these river microbes appear to be specialized in taking up and mineralizing allochthonous carbon derived from plant material...
  44. pmc Metagenomic analysis of RNA viruses in a fresh water lake
    Appolinaire Djikeng
    Infectious Diseases Group, The J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e7264. 2009
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  45. pmc Geographic and environmental sources of variation in lake bacterial community composition
    Anthony C Yannarell
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:227-39. 2005
    ..The results demonstrate that environmental, temporal, regional, and landscape level features interact to determine the makeup of bacterial assemblages in northern temperate lakes...
  46. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of particle-attached and free-living bacterial communities in the Columbia river, its estuary, and the adjacent coastal ocean
    B C Crump
    School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:3192-204. 1999
    ..The high degree of diversity in the estuary is the result of the mixing of bacterial communities from the river, estuary, and coastal ocean...
  47. pmc Ubiquity of Polynucleobacter necessarius ssp. asymbioticus in lentic freshwater habitats of a heterogeneous 2000 km area
    Jitka Jezberová
    Institute for Limnology, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Mondseestrasse 9, A 5310 Mondsee, Austria
    Environ Microbiol 12:658-69. 2010
    ..Our study provides important implications for the current debate on ubiquity and biogeography in microorganisms...
  48. pmc Ubiquity of Polynucleobacter necessarius subspecies asymbioticus results from ecological diversification
    Jan Jezbera
    Institute for Limnology, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Mondseestrasse 9, A 5310 Mondsee, Austria
    Environ Microbiol 13:922-31. 2011
    ..The revealed differences in habitat preferences suggest that the previously reported ubiquity of P. n. asymbioticus results from ecological diversification within the taxon and not from generalist adaptation of strains...
  49. ncbi Climate-driven ecosystem succession in the Sahara: the past 6000 years
    S Kröpelin
    Africa Research Unit, Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology, University of Cologne, Jennerstrasse 8, D 50823 Köln, Germany
    Science 320:765-8. 2008
    ..P. This gradual rather than abrupt termination of the African Humid Period in the eastern Sahara suggests a relatively weak biogeophysical feedback on climate...
  50. ncbi Variable progress toward ecological speciation in parapatry: stickleback across eight lake-stream transitions
    Daniel Berner
    Zoological Institute, University of Basel, CH 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Evolution 63:1740-53. 2009
    ..Our study thus makes a case for ecological speciation in a parapatric context, while also highlighting variation in the outcome...
  51. ncbi Treatment of dairy manure effluent using freshwater algae: algal productivity and recovery of manure nutrients using pilot-scale algal turf scrubbers
    Walter Mulbry
    United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Building 306, Room 109, BARC East, 10, 300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Bioresour Technol 99:8137-42. 2008
    ..However, within the context of reducing nutrient inputs in sensitive watersheds such as the Chesapeake Bay, projected operational costs of $11 per kgN are well below the costs cited for upgrading existing water treatment plants...
  52. ncbi Biodegradation studies and sequencing of microcystin-LR degrading bacteria isolated from a drinking water biofilter and a fresh water lake
    Lazaro Eleuterio
    HDR Engineering, 500 108th Avenue NE, Suite 1200 Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
    Toxicon 55:1434-42. 2010
    ..The feasibility of removing microcystin by biofiltration depends on the toxin concentration and the concentration of biodegradable carbon sources in the biofilter...
  53. pmc Nearly identical bacteriophage structural gene sequences are widely distributed in both marine and freshwater environments
    Cindy M Short
    Department of Earth and Department of Ocean Sciences, University of British of Columbia, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:480-6. 2005
    ..Moreover, the amplification of g20 products from deep in the cyanobacterium-sparse Chuckchi Sea suggests that this primer set targets bacteriophages other than those infecting cyanobacteria...
  54. ncbi Mobility of capped silver nanoparticles under environmentally relevant conditions
    Beng Joo Reginald Thio
    Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California at Santa Barbara, California 93106, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:6985-91. 2012
    ..Ag NPs were found to be highly mobile under these environmentally relevant conditions, with little or no deposition...
  55. pmc Adaptive divergence in the thyroid hormone signaling pathway in the stickleback radiation
    Jun Kitano
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8578, Japan
    Curr Biol 20:2124-30. 2010
    ..Our data indicate that evolutionary changes in hormonal signaling have played an important role in the postglacial adaptive radiation of sticklebacks...
  56. ncbi Islands of water in a sea of dry land: hydrological regime predicts genetic diversity and dispersal in a widespread fish from Australia's arid zone, the golden perch (Macquaria ambigua)
    Leanne K Faulks
    Molecular Ecology Laboratory, Macquarie University, Department of Biological Sciences Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Mol Ecol 19:4723-37. 2010
    ..This study contributes to our understanding of the influence of spatial and temporal heterogeneity on population and landscape processes...
  57. ncbi Allelopathy in freshwater cyanobacteria
    Pedro N Leão
    CIIMAR CIMAR LA, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigacao Marinha e Ambiental, Porto, Portugal
    Crit Rev Microbiol 35:271-82. 2009
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  58. pmc Effect of lake trophic status and rooted macrophytes on community composition and abundance of ammonia-oxidizing prokaryotes in freshwater sediments
    Martina Herrmann
    Department of Biological Sciences, Microbiology, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade, Building 1540, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:3127-36. 2009
    ..uniflora and J. bulbosus, increase AOA abundance; and (iii) AOA community composition is generally determined by lake trophy, not by plant species-specific interactions...
  59. ncbi Actinorhodopsin genes discovered in diverse freshwater habitats and among cultivated freshwater Actinobacteria
    Adrian K Sharma
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    ISME J 3:726-37. 2009
    ..The co-occurrence of an acI organism with a specific ActR variant in a mixed culture supports our hypothesis...
  60. ncbi Comparative analyses of actinobacterial genomic fragments from Lake Kinneret
    Alon Philosof
    Faculty of Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Environ Microbiol 11:3189-200. 2009
    ..These genomic fragments represent the first sequences to be published from these lineages, providing a cornerstone for future work on this environmentally dominant group...
  61. ncbi Variation in dissolved organic matter controls bacterial production and community composition
    Kristin E Judd
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Ecology 87:2068-79. 2006
    ..The results indicate that variation in DOM composition of soil and surface waters influences bacterial community dynamics and controls rates of carbon processing in set patterns across the landscape...
  62. ncbi Anaerobic ammonium oxidation in a tropical freshwater system (Lake Tanganyika)
    Carsten J Schubert
    Surface Waters Department, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology EAWAG, Seestrasse 79, CH 6047 Kastanienbaum, Switzerland
    Environ Microbiol 8:1857-63. 2006
    ..7% similarity). Using the incubation results, a total loss of 0.2 Tg N(2) per year linked to anammox was estimated for the Northern basin of Lake Tanganyika...
  63. pmc Contrasting seasonal niche separation between rare and abundant taxa conceals the extent of protist diversity
    Viola Nolte
    Institut für Populationsgenetik, Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien, Veterinarplatz 1, A 1210 Vienna, Austria
    Mol Ecol 19:2908-15. 2010
    ..Consequently temporal sampling is basic for adequate diversity and species richness estimates...
  64. pmc Spatial distribution of cryptic species diversity in european freshwater amphipods (Gammarus fossarum) as revealed by pyrosequencing
    Anja Marie Westram
    Aquatic Ecology, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Dubendorf, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e23879. 2011
    ..The clear phylogeographical signal observed in this study implies that, in many parts of Europe, only one of the cryptic species is present...
  65. ncbi Euxinic freshwater hypolimnia promote bacterial endemicity in continental areas
    Albert Barberan
    Department of Continental Ecology Limnology, Centre d Estudis Avançats de Blanes, CSIC, Accés Cala St Francesc 14, 17300 Blanes, Spain
    Microb Ecol 61:465-72. 2011
    ..We argue for a microbial diversity conservation perspective still lacking in the global and local biodiversity preservation policies...
  66. ncbi Adaptive divergence and the balance between selection and gene flow: lake and stream stickleback in the Misty system
    Andrew P Hendry
    Department of Zoology and Native Fish Research Group, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Evolution 56:1199-216. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that natural selection promotes the adaptive divergence of lake and stream stickleback. but that the magnitude of divergence can be constrained by gene flow...
  67. ncbi Metagenomic approach studying the taxonomic and functional diversity of the bacterial community in a mesotrophic lake (Lac du Bourget--France)
    Didier Debroas
    Université Blaise Pascal Laboratoire Microorganismes génome et environnement, UMR CNRS 6023, Aubiere Cedex, France
    Environ Microbiol 11:2412-24. 2009
    ..These results prompted us to propose hypotheses on the ecological role of these bacterial classes in lacustrine ecosystems...
  68. pmc Nontuberculous mycobacteria from household plumbing of patients with nontuberculous mycobacteria disease
    Joseph O Falkinham
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0406, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:419-24. 2011
    ..1532)...
  69. ncbi Epitheliocystis in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., farmed in fresh water in Ireland is associated with 'Candidatus Clavochlamydia salmonicola' infection
    S O Mitchell
    Vet Aqua International, Oranmore, Ireland
    J Fish Dis 33:665-73. 2010
    ..cultured in fresh water in Ireland...
  70. ncbi Seasonal differences in bacterial community composition following nutrient additions in a eutrophic lake
    Ryan J Newton
    Microbiology Doctoral Training Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Environ Microbiol 13:887-99. 2011
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  71. ncbi Simultaneous determination of microcystin contaminations in various vertebrates (fish, turtle, duck and water bird) from a large eutrophic Chinese lake, Lake Taihu, with toxic Microcystis blooms
    Jun Chen
    Donghu Experimental Station of Lake Ecosystems, State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology of China, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430072, PR China
    Sci Total Environ 407:3317-22. 2009
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  72. ncbi Climate change and freshwater biodiversity: detected patterns, future trends and adaptations in northern regions
    Jani Heino
    Finnish Environment Institute, Department of Biology, FI 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 84:39-54. 2009
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  73. pmc Seasonal cholera from multiple small outbreaks, rural Bangladesh
    O Colin Stine
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:831-3. 2008
    ..The observed minimal overlap in VNTR patterns between the 2 communities was consistent with sequential, small outbreaks from local sources...
  74. pmc Increased salinization of fresh water in the northeastern United States
    Sujay S Kaushal
    Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Box AB Route 44A, Millbrook, NY 12545, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:13517-20. 2005
    Chloride concentrations are increasing at a rate that threatens the availability of fresh water in the northeastern United States...
  75. ncbi First observation of cylindrospermopsin in Anabaena lapponica isolated from the boreal environment (Finland)
    Lisa Spoof
    Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacy, Abo Akademi University, Tykistokatu 6A, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Environ Toxicol 21:552-60. 2006
    ..Cylindrospermopsin was confirmed by all three techniques in a culture sample of Anabaena lapponica at a concentration of 242 microg cylindrospermopsin per g freeze-dried cyanobacterial material...
  76. ncbi Impacts of climate change on the fate and behaviour of pesticides in surface and groundwater--A UK perspective
    J P Bloomfield
    Maclean Building, British Geological Survey, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 369:163-77. 2006
    ..The review focuses on climate change scenarios and case studies from the UK; however, the general conclusions can be applied more widely...
  77. ncbi Quantitative PCR detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis DNA from sediments and water
    Julie D Kirshtein
    US Geological Survey, MS 430, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, Virginia 20192, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 77:11-5. 2007
    ..06 zoospore). We did not detect DNA of Bd from sediments collected at any sites. Our filtering and amplification methods provide a new tool to investigate critical aspects of Bd in the environment...
  78. pmc Alteration of chromophoric dissolved organic matter by solar UV radiation causes rapid changes in bacterial community composition
    Claudia Piccini
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Institute for Biological Research Clemente Estable, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 8:1321-8. 2009
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  79. ncbi Actinobacterial 16S rRNA genes from freshwater habitats cluster in four distinct lineages
    Falk Warnecke
    Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstrasse 1, D 28359 Bremen, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 6:242-53. 2004
    ..This points to the necessity to investigate genotypic variability, in situ abundances and activities of these Actinobacteria in freshwater plankton in greater detail by cultivation-independent techniques...
  80. pmc A humid corridor across the Sahara for the migration of early modern humans out of Africa 120,000 years ago
    Anne H Osborne
    Bristol Isotope Group, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1RJ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:16444-7. 2008
    ..This proves the existence of an uninterrupted freshwater corridor across a currently hyperarid region of the Sahara at a key time for early modern human migrations to the north and out of Africa...
  81. ncbi Temporal patterns in bacterial communities in three temperate lakes of different trophic status
    A C Yannarell
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Microb Ecol 46:391-405. 2003
    ..Thus, seasonal forces may be important structuring elements of these systems as a whole even if they are uncoupled from the dynamics of the individual system components...
  82. ncbi Controlling harmful cyanobacterial blooms in a hyper-eutrophic lake (Lake Taihu, China): the need for a dual nutrient (N & P) management strategy
    Hans W Paerl
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences, 3431 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA
    Water Res 45:1973-83. 2011
    ..Denitrification did not relieve the lake of excessive N inputs. Results point to the need to reduce both N and P inputs for long-term eutrophication and cyanobacterial bloom control in this hyper-eutrophic system...
  83. pmc Phylogenetic diversity of sequences of cyanophage photosynthetic gene psbA in marine and freshwaters
    C Chenard
    Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, 1461 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:5317-24. 2008
    ..Moreover, as psbA sequences are not confined to a single family of phages, they provide an additional genetic marker that can be used to explore the diversity and evolutionary history of cyanophages in aquatic environments...
  84. pmc Occurrence and diversity of tetracycline resistance genes in lagoons and groundwater underlying two swine production facilities
    J C Chee-Sanford
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:1494-502. 2001
    ..This study demonstrated that tet genes occur in the environment as a direct result of agriculture and suggested that groundwater may be a potential source of antibiotic resistance in the food chain...
  85. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Aeromonas spp. isolated from environmental sources
    Jennifer R Huddleston
    Department of Biological Sciences, Box 43131, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409 3131, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7036-42. 2006
    ..Despite the low incidence of resistant isolates, the six playa lakes and three rivers that were sampled in this study can be considered a reservoir for antimicrobial resistance genes...
  86. ncbi Genetic diversity patterns in five protist species occurring in lakes
    Ramiro Logares
    Limnology Division, Department of Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Protist 160:301-17. 2009
    ..In addition, our study shows that protists with identical ITS sequences can harbor considerable amounts of genetic diversity...
  87. pmc Survey of archaeal diversity reveals an abundance of halophilic Archaea in a low-salt, sulfide- and sulfur-rich spring
    Mostafa S Elshahed
    Department of Botany and Microbiology and Institute for Energy and the Environment, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:2230-9. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates that members of the Halobacteriales are not restricted to their typical high-salt habitats, and we propose a role for the Halobacteriales in sulfur reduction in natural ecosystems...
  88. ncbi Effects of pesticides on community composition and activity of sediment microbes--responses at various levels of microbial community organization
    Anneli Widenfalk
    Department of Environmental Assessment, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P O Box 7050, SE 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
    Environ Pollut 152:576-84. 2008
    ..Our study showed that community-level end points failed to detect these changes, underpinning the need for application of molecular techniques in aquatic ecotoxicology...
  89. ncbi Ecology. Doing battle with the green monster of Taihu Lake
    Lucie Guo
    Science 317:1166. 2007
  90. pmc Combined use of cultivation-dependent and cultivation-independent methods indicates that members of most haloarchaeal groups in an Australian crystallizer pond are cultivable
    D G Burns
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:5258-65. 2004
    ..This inability to culture members of the SHOW group remains an outstanding problem in studying the ecology of hypersaline environments...
  91. ncbi Accumulation of cyanobacterial toxins in freshwater "seafood" and its consequences for public health: a review
    Bas W Ibelings
    Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Sciences and Technology, Centre of Ecology, Evolution and Biogeochemistry, Seestrasse 79, CH 6047 Kastanienbaum, Switzerland
    Environ Pollut 150:177-92. 2007
    ..Risk assessments should acknowledge this and investigate the partitioning of exposure between drinking-water and food, which may vary depending on local circumstances...
  92. ncbi Terrestrial carbon and intraspecific size-variation shape lake ecosystems
    Mats Jansson
    Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Umea University, SE 90187 Umea, Sweden
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:316-22. 2007
    ..Here, we assess key aspects of energy mobilization and size-structured community dynamics, and show how these processes are intertwined in pelagic food webs...
  93. ncbi Biodiversity: disease threat to European fish
    Rodolphe E Gozlan
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Winfrith Technology Centre, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8ZD, UK
    Nature 435:1046. 2005
    ..It is probably carried by healthy Asian fish, and could decrease fish biodiversity in Europe, as well as having implications for commercial aquaculture...
  94. ncbi Dissolved organic carbon trends resulting from changes in atmospheric deposition chemistry
    Donald T Monteith
    Environmental Change Research Centre, UCL, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Nature 450:537-40. 2007
    ..The increase in DOC concentrations in these regions appears unrelated to other climatic factors...
  95. ncbi Nutrient and temperature limitation of bacterioplankton growth in temperate lakes
    K Vrede
    Limnology Department of Ecology and Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 20, Uppsala, SE 752 36, Sweden
    Microb Ecol 49:245-56. 2005
    ..Thus, temperature and inorganic nutrients or organic compounds can limit bacterioplankton growth both alone and simultaneously. However, at low temperatures, temperature is the most important factor influencing bacterioplankton growth...
  96. ncbi Assessing the ecology in ecotoxicology: a review and synthesis in freshwater systems
    Rick Relyea
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Ecol Lett 9:1157-71. 2006
    ..With this knowledge, one can improve upon management decisions and help protect non-target species that are of conservation concern...
  97. pmc Fish extinctions alter nutrient recycling in tropical freshwaters
    Peter B McIntyre
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:4461-6. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, the importance of exploited species in nutrient recycling suggests that overfishing could have particularly detrimental effects on ecosystem functioning...
  98. ncbi Quantifying population recovery rates for ecological risk assessment
    Lawrence W Barnthouse
    LWB Environmental Services, 105 Wesley Lane, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:500-8. 2004
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  99. pmc Intraspecific sexual selection on a speciation trait, male coloration, in the Lake Victoria cichlid Pundamilia nyererei
    Martine E Maan
    Department of Animal Ecology, Institute of Biology, University of Leiden, PO Box 9516 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2445-52. 2004
    ..We also find that male territoriality is vital for male reproductive success and that multiple mating by females is common...
  100. pmc Crossing the final ecological threshold in high Arctic ponds
    John P Smol
    Paleoecological Environmental Assessment and Research Laboratory, Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:12395-7. 2007
    ..The final ecological threshold for these aquatic ecosystems has now been crossed: complete desiccation...
  101. ncbi Anaerobic ammonium oxidation by marine and freshwater planctomycete-like bacteria
    M S M Jetten
    Department of Microbiology, KU Nijmegen, Toernooiveld 1, NL 6525 ED, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 63:107-14. 2003
    Recently, two fresh water species, " Candidatus Brocadia anammoxidans" and " Candidatus Kuenenia stuttgartiensis", and one marine species, " Candidatus Scalindua sorokinii", of planctomycete anammox bacteria have been identified...

Research Grants65

  1. Biochemistry and Function of a Novel Bacterial Photosensory Two-Component System
    MELISSA MARKS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Through this work we will gain a better understanding of the role the LovK/LovR two-component system and the ubiquitous environmental signal, sunlight, in the regulation of bacterial physiology and development. ..
  2. Neuropeptide modulation of biogenic amine function and aggression in a crustacean
    Maria A Sosa; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This knowledge will ultimately be of use in the future design of new forms of treatment for mental health and other CNS ailments related with these transmitter and modulatory systems. ..
  3. ABSORPTION, DISTRIBUTION, METABOLISM, AND EXCRETION (ADME) IN MAMMALS
    Jacob McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Hence, the ADME is investigated in rats and mice following these routes. In addition, experiments were conducted to investigate the formation of nitrosomorpholine as a metabolite of DMDEE in rodents. ..
  4. Germ cell specifications and differentiation in planarians.
    Phillip A Newmark; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  5. FTIR STUDY OF SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION IN SENSORY RHODOPSINS
    Kenneth J Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In this project we will use an array of advanced IR-based techniques to examine the detailed molecular events which lead to signal activation in SRs including new methods to study these proteins inside living cells. ..
  6. New Therapies for Pathogenic Free-Living Amoebae
    Dennis E Kyle; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): Small, free-living amoebae (FLA) are ubiquitous in nature and are found in soil, fresh water, and marine environments...
  7. Cloning Novel Genomic Instability Mutations in Zebrafish
    JESSICA LYNNE MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By studying genes that cause somatic mutations in this model organism, she hopes to increase our understanding of human embryonic development, birth defects and disease. ..
  8. Synthesis and properties of a bacterial bioadhesive
    Yves V Brun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, results of these studies will provide insights into the mechanism of polysaccharide adhesiveness in general, as well as for strategies to inhibit polysaccharide adhesion, for example during infection by pathogens. ..
  9. Effects of Climate Change on Cholera Dynamics and Prediction
    Shafiqul Islam; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Once tested and validated, the proposed CCPM will have the capabilities and functionalities to be useful for many regions of the world. ..
  10. Chlorite dismutase: a novel heme enzyme and its implications for human health
    Jennifer L Dubois; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..oxidizers that, because of their extensive use, high solubility, and toxicity, are now serious contaminants of fresh water. Microbes were recently discovered that can detoxify these contaminants enzymatically, coupling their reduction ..
  11. Pathogenic determinants of an emerging infectious disease
    James K Jancovich; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  12. Hydra: New Models for Aging Research
    Steven N Austad; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Because aging is the ultimate cause of many late life maladies, the research has the potential to not only enhance health but delay and mitigate numerous late life diseases. ..
  13. Role of CCBE1 in lymphangiogenesis
    DAVID RICHARD ENIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this simplified system, we will incubate ccbe1 protein with cells isolated from human skin lymphatic vessels. We will carefully measure changes in cell growth, survival, and internal signaling. ..
  14. NEUROTOXIC MECHANISM OF METHYLMERCURY POISONING
    William D Atchison; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Exposure results from eating MeHg-contaminated seafood and fresh water fish...
  15. Regionalization of the Vertebrate Endoderm
    Victoria E Prince; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  16. Developmental genetics of tooth number variation in sticklebacks
    CRAIG THOMAS MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, since changes in tooth number are associated with common human craniofacial birth defects, this knowledge will lead to a better understanding and prevention of human craniofacial and dental birth defects. ..
  17. Predation, habitat drying, and habitat size and production of vector mosquitoes
    Steven A Juliano; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Because these encephalitis vectors are widespread in the eastern US, this research is relevant to questions concerning how to target man made containers for source reduction or larviciding to minimize production of specific vectors. ..
  18. Children's Environmental Health Sciences Core Center
    DAVID HAROLD PETERING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It is possible that resources offered to this College will indirectly strengthen the proposed Center. ESSENTIAL CHARACTERISTICS Strategic Vision and Impact on Environmental Health ..
  19. Center for Subtropical & Tropical Oceans & Human Health Research in Marine Scienc
    LORA ELDERKIN FLEMING; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Structural Elucidation, Synthesis and Study of the Chlorosulfolipids
    Christopher D Vanderwal; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, this research could begin to shed light on an evolutionary diversion in membrane design that resulted in the chlorosulfolipid-based cell membranes of many freshwater algae. ..
  21. Characterization and genetic analysis of aging in Daphnia
    Jeffry L Dudycha; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  22. Signaling missing tissue: uncovering the pathway of planarian regeneration
    JANA HERSCH; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Thus, understanding the signals that govern stem cell proliferation may also provide new insights into cancer mechanisms. ..
  23. The molecular mechanism of Legionella type IV secretion
    Joseph P Vogel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Legionella pneumophila is a Gram negative bacterium that replicates inside fresh water amoebae in the environment but can also cause Legionnaires'disease in humans by replicating inside alveolar ..
  24. Pilot-scale Research of Novel Amendment Delivery for in-situ Sediment Remediation
    Upal Ghosh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This field research will evaluate the effectiveness of a novel approach to alter the binding capacity of sediments to reduce human exposure to such contaminants. ..
  25. Child health risks attributable to swimming in contaminated water at beaches in t
    John M Colford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  26. Development of novel toxin detection methodologies applicable tomarine and fresh
    Judy Westrick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This will allow for the further development of successful predictive models and algal remediation strategies that will help protect humans from the negative human health effects of algal toxin exposure. ..
  27. Host genetic regulation of intestinal microbial community membership
    KATHRYN C MILLIGAN-MYHRE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Candidate host genes associated with differences in microbiota composition and host innate immune responses will be further examined in genetically malleable zebrafish. ..
  28. Type IV Secretion Systems in Legionella pneumophila
    Howard M Steinman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..provided by applicant): Legionella pneumophila, the causative organism of Legionnaires'disease, is a fresh water bacterium that can invade amoebae and macrophages and replicate in membrane bound phagosomes...
  29. Cyano-Map: Linking cyanobacteria metrics and human health
    Nathan Torbick; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Indicators and risk maps for cyanobacteria blooms in water systems and mapping environmental triggers for ALS and Parkinson's Disease. ..
  30. Pilot-Scale Libraries of Marine Cyanobacterial Natural Products
    VALERIE JEAN PAUL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These natural products will significantly enrich the diversity of the MLSMR. ..
  31. Dense Medium Plasma Remediation of VOCs in Groundwater
    Yonghui Ma; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Indicators of Recreational Water Contamination and Illness
    John M Colford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Decisions about beach closures have enormous economic implications. If successful, we will quantify the relationship between health and novel rapid methods for traditional indicators as well as viral indicators. ..
  33. A Potential Zebrafish Model of Glaucoma by Genetic Ablation and Modification of t
    Xinping Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The zebrafish (Danio rerio), a small fresh water fish and a popular model animal for the studies of human diseases, is genetically modified by selective removal ..
  34. MARINE AND FRESHWATER BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES CENTER
    Lora Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Molecular mechanisms of oxidative stress resistance in an animal model of aging w
    Sarah Milton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  36. Health Effects of Lifetime Exposure to Food Contaminants
    Philippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results may therefore provide new information that could very likely have an impact on the preventive efforts and standard-setting of the EPA and other regulatory agencies in the U.S and elsewhere. ..
  37. EVOLUTION OF THE RETICULAR FORMATION
    WILLIAM CRUCE; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..This is of fundamental importance to understanding how the reticular formation controls vital bodily functions in humans and thus how it might be implicated when these vital functions are disturbed from disease of injury...
  38. WETLAND URBANIZATION GRADIENTS AND VECTOR BORNE DISEASES
    JOSEPH KIESECKER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Development of mathematical models for these trematode systems will provide a template for studies of other snail borne diseases with similar community modules, for example, schistosomiasis. ..
  39. MACROLIDE TOTAL SYNTHESIS
    AMOS SMITH; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Once such features are identified, the design of new and possible more effective agents should be feasible...
  40. GENETIC DETERMINANTS OF PATHOGENICITY IN LEGIONELLA
    Lucy Tompkins; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract): Legionella pneumophila is a facultative intracellular pathogen that grows inside protozoans in fresh water sources...
  41. PULMONARY IMMUNE RESPONSES TO INHALED PATHOGENS
    N Engleberg; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..of Legionnaires' disease is an intracellular pathogen of mononuclear phagocytic cells and of several species of fresh water protozoa including the amoebae Hartmannella verminformis (Hv)...
  42. BIOLOGY OF TREMATODE-SNAIL ASSOCIATIONS
    ERIC SAMUEL LOKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Also, the tools generated will be useful for future studies of schistosome-snail interactions in the field. Our studies will also provide a valuable complement to the upcoming genome sequencing project for B. glabrata. ..
  43. Zebrafish Embryos as a Model for Cyanobacterial Toxins
    John Berry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed research will contribute significantly to our growing understanding of the role of freshwater cyanobacterial toxins in environmental health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Nursing & Environmental Health Conference: Methymercury and Human Health Effects
    Jeanne Hewitt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The investigators discuss plans for national advertising strategies, for evaluation of the workshop, and for ongoing support for the projects and their dissemination. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Riparian nutrients and food webs on a regulated river
    TERESA TIBBETS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research will contribute to better general understanding of ecosystem processes along riparian ecosystems in arid and semiarid regions and improved river management for water quality, biodiversity, and water use. ..
  46. Molecular Genetics of the HPA(I) Axis
    Phillip Danielson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  47. Modulation of Muscle Activation and Strain in Turtles
    RICHARD BLOB; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. NEUROETHOLOGY OF SPECIES RECOGNITION AND COMMUNICATION
    CARL HOPKINS; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Single unit electrophysiology and neuroanatomy will be used to trace the processing of EOD-like stimuli through this central pathway to the level of the midbrain...
  49. SEQUENCING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE LEGIONELLA GENOME
    James Russo; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Disease, is an intracellular pathogen which reproduces within human macrophages and within amoebae in most fresh water supplies...
  50. Ecological Leads: Drugs from Reefs and Microbes in Fiji
    MARK HAY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This will facilitate an assessment of the effects of locally managed marine protected areas, and serve as a baseline for early detection of reef degradation. ..
  51. MARINE AND FRESHWATER BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES CENTER
    David Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. Enzymatic Biodegradation of Chlorooxides
    Jennifer Dubois; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..ubiquitous use by agriculture, industry, and the military, have become major contaminants of drinking water and fresh water environments. The various chlorooxides are both suspected and documented health hazards...
  53. MERCURY ASSOCIATED NEUROBEHAVIORAL DEFICIT IN CHILDREN
    Philippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Advanced statistical methods will be applied to provide documentation that can be used directly in risk assessment. ..
  54. CAUDAL NEUROPEPTIDES--NVIRONMENTAL REGULATION
    David Pearson; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..neurosecretory complex (CNC) of the normally marine fish, Gillichthys mirabillis, when it is acclimated to fresh water. Recent evidence suggests that several known neurosecretory peptides of the CNC are induced by environmental ..
  55. Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Internet Conn
    John Forrest; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The Laboratory is committed to providing the local area network necessary to complete the project and will also assume ongoing costs. ..
  56. DISPOSITION OF BENZO(A)PYRENE IN A SEDIMENT-FEEDING FISH
    JAMES ORIS; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..This information will be used in the development of a bioenergetics-based model of the transfer of BaP in the sediment-gizzard trophic system of freshwater lakes and reservoirs...
  57. Rapid Serodiagnostic Test for Leptospirosis
    Konstantin Lyashchenko; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..an emerging infectious disease in the US, where it has caused extensive outbreaks associated with flooding and fresh water recreation...
  58. MECHANISM OF CALCIUM MINERALIZATION
    RANDALL HUDSON; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Taken together, the results of these studies will permit the development of a model for biomineralization that includes the membrane transport mechanisms that control this process...
  59. Comparative Toxicogenomics Database
    James Boyer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This project supports the rapid advances in DNA sequencing output by linking sequence data to other important biological and laboratory information and promoting collaboration among MFBS Centers and other participating scientists. ..
  60. Comparative Toxicogenomics Database
    James Boyer; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This project supports the rapid advances in DNA sequencing output by linking sequence data to other important biological and laboratory information and promoting collaboration among MFBS Centers and other participating scientists. ..
  61. LEARNING THROUGH ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCE SCENARIOS
    Nancy Kerkvliet; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..As a result of this project, it is hoped that students will demonstrate improved academic performance, decision-making skills, and attitudes toward science and school, as well as increased knowledge of environmental health issues. ..
  62. Development of Cavitating Liquid Jets for Remediation
    KENNETH KALUMUCK; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A wide variety of toxic substances in aquifers at many Superfund sites pose serious problems to the nation's fresh water supply. Contaminated groundwater is a particular threat to the health of those relying on well water...
  63. THE XIPHOPHORUS GENETIC STOCK CENTER
    RONALD WALTER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. STRUCTURE AND DIVERSITY IN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
    Lisa Steiner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Individual cells in the embryo will be labeled and tracked through early development; migration to the thymus would suggest that the labeled cells are lymphocytic progenitors. ..
  65. TEACHER ENHANCEMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION
    DAVID PETERING; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....