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Submissions from 2004

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Understanding the allosteric mechanism of the Escherichia coli Hsp70 molecular chaperone, DnaK, Renuka Sivendran

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Using the mouse egg as a model system for the study of intracellular calcium signaling mechanisms, Jeremy T Smyth

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The biology, ecology, and cytogenetics of the genus Axarus (Diptera: Chironomidae) in the Connecticut River, Sean F Werle

Submissions from 2003

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Hierarchical, multi-scale analysis of species-environment relationships, Samuel Alan Cushman

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Cyclooxygenase and cyclic AMP -dependent protein kinase regulate actin organization and cell motility, Honor L Glenn

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Vegetation patterns and species diversity in floodplain ponds of the Nashua River, north central Massachusetts, Matthew Green Hickler

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Comparative hindlimb anatomy and fossoriality of three armadillos: Dasypus novemcinctus, Tolypeutes matacus, and Chaetophractus vellerosus (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Cingulata, Dasypodidae), Timothy Owen Koneval

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A new strategy for RNA structure probing in vivo: Targeting methylation small nucleolar RNPs to new sites in ribosomal RNA, Ben Liu

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Identification and characterization of cuticular collagens in the human filarial parasite Onchocerca volvulus, Wen Li

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Characterization and analysis of the cuticlin gene family of the human parasite Onchocerca volvulus, Michelle Renee Lizotte-Waniewski

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The role of N -linked glycans in protein quality control in the early secretory pathway, Sherri L Svedine

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When stress is good: Exercise and stress protein responses in mice and humans, Heather Sue Thompson

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The role of oxidative stress in apoptosis, Noriko Tonomura

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Overlapping and distinct functions for Gli proteins: Key mediators of hedgehog signaling in cell specification during embryonic development, Oksana V Tyurina

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Acheron, a novel regulator of myoblast differentiation, Zhaohui Wang

Submissions from 2002

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Swimming performance of upstream migrant fishes: New methods, new perspectives, Theodore R Castro-Santos

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Functional analysis of actin depolymerizing factor (ADF) in Rac -mediated pollen tube growth, Christine Yeihua Chen

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Studies of the complex of ribosomal protein L1 with its binding site in 23S rRNA: Modification -interference, mutagenesis and crosslinking, Denis Drygin

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A contribution to the comparative osteology and phylogenetic systematics of fossil and living bony -tongue fishes (Actinopterygii, Teleostei, Osteoglossomorpha), Eric James Hilton

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Diversification of the bovine primary immunoglobulin heavy chain repertoire: Ontological and hypermutational analyses in fetal and neonatal animals, Stephen Mark Jackson

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Two new requirements for producing normal ribosomes: (I) A novel helicase is needed for snoRNP biogenesis, and; (II) Pseudouridine modifications in the reaction center are important for ribosome function, Thomas H King

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Comparative ecology and behavior of the mountain cuscus (Phalanger carmelitae), silky cuscus (Phalanger sericeus) and coppery ringtail (Pseudochirops cupreus) at Mt. Stolle, Papua New Guinea, Leonardo Alberto Salas

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Advances in the reconstruction of extant ungulate ecomorphology with applications to fossil ungulates, Gina Marie Semprebon

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Characterization of arachidonic acid -mediated signal transduction in regulation of NIH -3T3 cell adhesion to extracellular matrix, Rebecca A Stockton

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Ecology and status of the bog turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii) in New England, Alison Leslie Whitlock

Submissions from 2001

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Structural and functional characterization of the unique N-terminus of Cse4p, A histone H3 -like protein at the S. cerevisiae centromere, Yinhuai Chen

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Cloning and characterization of GUKHolder, a novel synaptically expressed protein that interacts with Discs -Large and SCRIBBLE at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction, L. Sian Gramates

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Death associated lepidopteran DALP, and its mammalian ortholog Hic-5, act as negative regulators of muscle differentiation, Yanhui Hu

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Visual factors guiding mate choice in a group of Lake Malawi cichlids, Rebecca Carina Jordan

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Functional morphology and evolution of the feeding apparatus of blindsnakes (Serpentes: Scolecophidia), Nathan Jeremy Kley

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Development, variation, and use of songs by chipping sparrows, Wan-Chun Liu

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Patterns and processes of speciation in desmognathine salamanders, Louise Souther Mead

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Structural changes between signaling states of bacterial chemoreceptors probed by solid -state NMR and hydrogen exchange, Owen James Murphy

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The influence of behavior on size-structured predator -prey interactions: Prey susceptibility, predator selection, and population-level consequences for juvenile estuarine fishes, Frederick Scott Scharf

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Biosynthetic introduction of aryl bromide functionality into proteins, Nandita Sharma

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Analysis of the interaction between the epidermal growth factor receptor and actin, Jun Tang

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Heterochronic perturbations in the craniofacial evolution of Homo (Neandertals and modern humans) and Pan (P. troglodytes and P. paniscus), Frank L'Engle Williams

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Analysis of programmed cell death in Drosophila, John Patrick Wing

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Identification of genes affected by fetal alcohol exposure during brain development, Jun Yang

Submissions from 2000

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A behavioral ecology of the Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), Daniel Joseph Albano

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Maternal thyroid hormone regulates gene expression in the fetal rat brain, Amy Louise Skinner Dowling

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The effect of dominant negative EGR-1 and hyperbaric oxygen on immune cell apoptosis, Bishu Jeet Ganguly

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Replication and 3'-end repair of a subviral RNA associated with turnip crinkle virus, Hancheng Guan

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The singing behavior of prairie warblers (Dendroica discolor), Peter William Houlihan

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Multi-scale analysis for microscopic models in materials science and cell biology, Alvin Thong-Juak Kho

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Inhibition of protein synthesis in Escherichia coli by expression of RNAs containing multiple ribosome binding sites, Mary V Mawn

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The localization, differential expression, and potential immunological role of thioredoxin peroxidase -2 (TPX-2) in the filarial parasite Brugia malayi, Lori J Saunders

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The role of cell cycle progression and cyclin -dependent kinase 2 in thymocyte negative selection, Jennifer Lynn Trimble

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Cytokinesis in plant cells and the role of the cytoskeleton, Aline Hendrika Valster

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Calmodulin and the kinesin-like calmodulin-binding protein in plant cell division, Johannes W Vos

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Symptom modulation by subviral RNAs associated with turnip crinkle virus, Jianlong Wang

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Towards the isolation of esterase and amidase catalytic antibodies: Examination of germinal center diversity by cloning and sequence analysis of genes encoding monoclonal antibodies elicited by a transition state analogue, Zhongde Wang

Submissions from 1999

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Photopolymerization of biomembrane templates: Nanometer -scale hydrogels and the photoinduced release of vesicle contents, Howard K. Bowman

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Calcium regulation in Tradescantia virginiana: Roles for involvement of inositol 1,4,5 -trisphosphate and cyclic ADP -ribose, Anthony Lyndon DePass

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Amitochondriate protists: Symbiotic trichomonads of dry-wood-eating termites, Michael Francis Dolan

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Use of ion -selective microelectrodes to determine the contribution of H+, K+, and HCO3- towards the asymmetric current in Xenopus laevis oocytes, Ellen Evelyn Faszewski

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Comparative osteology, myology, and locomotor specializations of the fore and hind limbs of the North American foxes Vulpes vulpes and Urocyon cinereoargenteus, Susan Feeney

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Characterization of the yolk protein lipovitellin and its developmental fate in embryos and larvae of winter flounder, Pleuronectes americanus, Ruth C Hartling

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Analysis of structural determinants involved in yeast Cse4p -CEN DNA interactions: Implications for the chromatin structure of eukaryotic centromeres, Kevin C Keith

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Ecology of mature -forest and early -successional-shrubland birds in managed temperate deciduous forests, David Ian King

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Role of lipid signalling pathways in an intra and an extracellular phenomenon, Banafshe Larijani

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Long-term genetic consequences of habitat fragmentation: A study of isozyme variation in the alpine plants; Carex bigelowii Torr., Diapensia lapponica L., and Minuartia groenlandica Retz, Bruce Henning Lindwall

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Programmed cell death in daylily (Hemerocallis hybrid) petals: Biochemical and molecular aspects, Tadas Panavas

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Contributions to the herpetology of New England, Alan M Richmond

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Regulation of the actin cytoskeleton in the pollen tube, Luis Vidali

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Androgen modulation of neurotrophic factor action: A possible mechanism for sexually dimorphic neural development, Jun Xu

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Biology and behavior of Lymantria mathura Moore (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), Marina A Zlotina

Submissions from 1998

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Toward an antibody peptidase: Mechanistic studies of peptide-bond hydrolysis, Rebecca A. R Bryant

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Molecular markers and Y chromosome evolution in {\it Silene\/}, section {\it Elisanthe\/}, Veronica Sandra Di Stilio

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The role of mitochondria and proteasomes in T cell apoptosis, Lisa Marie Grimm

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Modulation of epidermal growth factor receptor function by mutations within the actin -binding domain, Michael Ray Holbrook

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The cloning and characterization of the CKNOX-A gene from Ceratopteris: The first isolated KNOTTED -like homeobox gene from a non-flowering plant, Cristina M Juarez

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A study of retinal antioxidants in a model membrane system, Susan A Keys

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Quantifying the avian pelvis: Statistical correlations of lifestyle to pelvic structure among non -passeriform birds, Rebecca George Mattison

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The major function of eukaryotic small nucleolar RNAs is nucleotide modification in ribosomal RNA, Jingwei Ni

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Alternative splicing of MDM2 during breast tumorigenesis and mammary gland *development, Jan Pinkas

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Models of conceptual understanding in human respiration and strategies for instruction, Mary Anne Rea-Ramirez

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Box C/D small nucleolar RNAs: Biogenesis, structure and utilization for in vivo ribozyme studies, Dmitry A Samarsky

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Understanding mitochondrial biogenesis through gene relocation, Marie Elise Sanchirico

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{\it CSE1}, an essential yeast gene required for cell cycle progression, encodes a nuclear transport factor, Andrew J Schroeder

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Foraminifera: New approaches to their paleobiology, biology and evolution, Oona Lesley Octavia Snoeyenbos-West

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Molecular and genetic characterization of the 10.4 kDa cytoplasmic dynein light chain and its effects on the neuroanatomy of {\it Drosophila\/}, Debbie Marie Statton

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Characterization of proteolytic events during senescence of vegetative and reproductive plant tissues, Paul Thompson Stephenson

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Osmoregulation in American shad, Alosa sapidissima, and the role of teleost chloride cells in ion movement, Joseph Zydlewski

Submissions from 1997

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Effects of amino acid substitution on chain packing in genetically engineered periodic polypeptides, Eric Jim-Bai Cantor

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Evolutionary consequences of genome-plastome interaction in {\it Oenothera\/} species and hybrids, Michael J Chapman

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Characterization and phosphorylation of an MPM-2 reactive sperm protein complex involved in zygotic aster formation, Richard Peter Duncan

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Comparative osteology of tapiromorph perissodactyls and its phylogenetic implications, Luke Thomas Holbrook

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Characterization of {\it midline uncoordinated\/}, a mutation affecting behavior and neuroanatomy in Drosophila, Jennifer Ellen Klenz

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The energetics of swimming and upstream migration in adult American shad ({\it Alosa sapidissima\/}) in the Connecticut River, Jill Beth Kippax Leonard

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Characterization of yeast U14 snoRNA interactions required for rRNA processing, and development of a novel in vivo rDNA system for dissecting ribosome biogenesis, Wen-Qing Liang

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Floristics, zonation and succession of vascular vegetation in fifteen beaver-impacted wetlands in western Massachusetts, Robert Theron McMaster

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The misplace mapping system in rhesus monkeys, Donna Marie Platt

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{\it wingless\/} signaling in development of the {\it Drosophila\/} optic ganglia, Xiwei Wang

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Cloning and characterization of a new gene involved in lymphocyte activation, Meng Zhang

Submissions from 1995

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Follicle cell calmodulin: transcript accumulation in vitellogenic follicles of {\it Blattella germanica\/} is regulated by juvenile hormone, Anand R Iyengar

Submissions from 1993

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Skeletal anatomy of the North American shovelnose sturgeon {\it Scaphirhynchus platorynchus\/} (Rafinesque 1820) with comparisons to other Acipenseriformes, Eric Kramer Findeis

Submissions from 1991

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The systematics and phylogeny of North American Eocene brontotheres (Mammalia:Perissodactyla), Bryn John Mader

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Cranial morphology, systematics, and evolution of neogene Tayassuidae (Mammalia), David Brian Wright

Submissions from 1989

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Octopamine in the prosomal central nervous system of {\it Limulus polyphemus\/}: Its modulatory role in feeding behavior and immunocytochemical localization at the light and electron microscopic levels, Helen M Lee