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Comparative Genomic Analysis Of Geobacter Sulfurreducens Kn400, A Strain With Enhanced Capacity For Extracellular Electron Transfer And Electricity Production, Jessica E. Butler, Nelson D. Young, Muktak Aklujkar, Derek Lovley 2012 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Comparative Genomic Analysis Of Geobacter Sulfurreducens Kn400, A Strain With Enhanced Capacity For Extracellular Electron Transfer And Electricity Production, Jessica E. Butler, Nelson D. Young, Muktak Aklujkar, Derek Lovley

Derek Lovley

Background A new strain of Geobacter sulfurreducens, strain KN400, produces more electrical current in microbial fuel cells and reduces insoluble Fe(III) oxides much faster than the wildtype strain, PCA. The genome of KN400 was compared to wildtype with the goal of discovering how the network for extracellular electron transfer has changed and how these two strains evolved. Results Both genomes were re-annotated, resulting in 14 fewer genes (net) in the PCA genome; 28 fewer (net) in the KN400 genome; and ca. 400 gene start and stop sites moved. 96% of genes in KN400 had clear orthologs with conserved synteny ...


Comparative Genomic Analysis Of Geobacter Sulfurreducens Kn400, A Strain With Enhanced Capacity For Extracellular Electron Transfer And Electricity Production, Jessica Butler, Nelson Young, Muktak Aklujkar, Derek Lovley 2012 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Comparative Genomic Analysis Of Geobacter Sulfurreducens Kn400, A Strain With Enhanced Capacity For Extracellular Electron Transfer And Electricity Production, Jessica Butler, Nelson Young, Muktak Aklujkar, Derek Lovley

Microbiology Department Faculty Publication Series

Background A new strain of Geobacter sulfurreducens, strain KN400, produces more electrical current in microbial fuel cells and reduces insoluble Fe(III) oxides much faster than the wildtype strain, PCA. The genome of KN400 was compared to wildtype with the goal of discovering how the network for extracellular electron transfer has changed and how these two strains evolved. Results Both genomes were re-annotated, resulting in 14 fewer genes (net) in the PCA genome; 28 fewer (net) in the KN400 genome; and ca. 400 gene start and stop sites moved. 96% of genes in KN400 had clear orthologs with conserved synteny ...


Mcnamara 20120831fri-20120904tue Cosmic Ray Particles By Ccd Imaging, George McNamara 2012 M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Mcnamara 20120831fri-20120904tue Cosmic Ray Particles By Ccd Imaging, George Mcnamara

George McNamara

McNamara 20120831Fri-20120904Tue Cosmic Ray Particles by CCD imaging.zip contains image files in support of a Microscopy Today article - please see

http://www.microscopy-today.com/


Community Impacts Of Prosopis Juliflora Invasion: Biogeographic And Congeneric Comparisons, Rajwant Kaur, Wilfredo L. Gonzáles, Luis Daniel Llambi, Pascual J. Soriano, Ragan M. Callaway, Marnie E. Rout, Timothy J. Gallaher, Inderjit 2012 University of Montana - Missoula

Community Impacts Of Prosopis Juliflora Invasion: Biogeographic And Congeneric Comparisons, Rajwant Kaur, Wilfredo L. Gonzáles, Luis Daniel Llambi, Pascual J. Soriano, Ragan M. Callaway, Marnie E. Rout, Timothy J. Gallaher, Inderjit

Biological Sciences Faculty Publications

We coordinated biogeographical comparisons of the impacts of an exotic invasive tree in its native and non-native ranges with a congeneric comparison in the non-native range. Prosopis juliflora is taxonomically complicated and with P. pallida forms the P. juliflora complex. Thus we sampled P. juliflora in its native Venezuela, and also located two field sites in Peru, the native range of Prosopis pallida. Canopies of Prosopis juliflora, a native of the New World but an invader in many other regions, had facilitative effects on the diversity of other species in its native Venezuela, and P. pallida had both negative and ...


Deep Sequencing Of The Transcriptomes Of Soybean Aphid And Associated Endosymbionts, Sijun Liu, Nanasaheb P. Chougule, Diveena Vijayendran, Bryony C. Bonning 2012 Iowa State University

Deep Sequencing Of The Transcriptomes Of Soybean Aphid And Associated Endosymbionts, Sijun Liu, Nanasaheb P. Chougule, Diveena Vijayendran, Bryony C. Bonning

Entomology Publications

Background

The soybean aphid has significantly impacted soybean production in the U.S. Transcriptomic analyses were conducted for further insight into leads for potential novel management strategies.

Methodology/Principal Findings

Transcriptomic data were generated from whole aphids and from 2,000 aphid guts using an Illumina GAII sequencer. The sequence data were assembled de novo using the Velvet assembler. In addition to providing a general overview, we demonstrate (i) the use of the Multiple-k/Multiple-C method for de novo assembly of short read sequences, followed by BLAST annotation of contigs for increased transcript identification: From 400,000 contigs ...


Estimating Soil Solution Nitrate Concentration From Dielectric Spectra Using Partial Least Squares Analysis, Giorgi Chighladze, Amy L. Kaleita, Stuart J. Birrell, Sally D. Logsdon 2012 Iowa State University

Estimating Soil Solution Nitrate Concentration From Dielectric Spectra Using Partial Least Squares Analysis, Giorgi Chighladze, Amy L. Kaleita, Stuart J. Birrell, Sally D. Logsdon

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Publications

Fast and reliable methods for in situ monitoring of soil NO3–N concentration could help guide efforts to reduce NO3–N losses to ground and surface waters from agricultural systems. While several studies have been done to indirectly estimate NO3–N concentrations from time domain spectra, no research has been conducted using a frequency domain technique. Hence, the goal of this laboratory study was to estimate NO3–N concentrations from frequency-response data obtained in a frequency range of 5 Hz to 13 MHz. Dielectric spectra of soil samples wetted to five different volumetric water contents (VWC ...


Dryland Soil Greenhouse Gas Emissions Affected By Cropping Sequence And Nitrogen Fertilization, Upendra M. Sainju, TheCan Caesar-TonThat, Andrew W. Lenssen, Joy L. Barsotti 2012 United States Department of Agriculture

Dryland Soil Greenhouse Gas Emissions Affected By Cropping Sequence And Nitrogen Fertilization, Upendra M. Sainju, Thecan Caesar-Tonthat, Andrew W. Lenssen, Joy L. Barsotti

Agronomy Publications

Information is needed to mitigate dryland soil greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by using novel management practices. We evaluated the effects of cropping sequence and N fertilization on dryland soil temperature and water content at the 0- to 15-cm depth and surface CO2, N2O, and CH4 fluxes in a Williams loam (fine-loamy, mixed, superactive, frigid, Typic Argiustolls) in eastern Montana. Treatments were no-tilled continuous malt barley (Hordeum vulgaris L.) (NTCB), no-tilled malt barley–pea (Pisum sativum L.) (NTB–P), and conventional-tilled malt barley–fallow (CTB–F) (control), each with 0 and 80 kg N ha−1. Gas ...


Effects Of Seasonal And Regional Variations In Milk Components On The Buffering Capacity Of Milk In California, A. Harris, Phillip Tong, Sean Vink, Jesus Izco, Rafael Jiménez-Flores 2012 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Effects Of Seasonal And Regional Variations In Milk Components On The Buffering Capacity Of Milk In California, A. Harris, Phillip Tong, Sean Vink, Jesus Izco, Rafael Jiménez-Flores

Phillip S. Tong

Abstract of paper presented at the 2002 Joint Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association & the American Society of Animal Science.


Is It Easy Being Green? On The Dilemmas Of Material Cultures Of Household Sustainability, Chris Gibson, Gordon R. Waitt, Lesley M. Head, Nick Gill 2012 University of Wollongong

Is It Easy Being Green? On The Dilemmas Of Material Cultures Of Household Sustainability, Chris Gibson, Gordon R. Waitt, Lesley M. Head, Nick Gill

Nicholas J Gill

In the 1970s ‘greens’ were normally thought of as radicals because of their uncompromising political views about sustainability, non-violence, social justice and grassroots democracy. Sometimes greens were marginalised as ‘tree-huggers’ because of their affinity with the non-human world. Today, in popular discourse, ‘green’ provides the centre of sustainability gravity (Barr 2003). Green has become a definitive reflection of what individuals are to become as both consumers and citizens. It is easy, it is said, to be green. This is evident from product branding to categories used in government survey results to describe the ‘most acceptable’ household practices. But as green ...


Trial By Fire: Natural Hazards, Mixed-Methods And Cultural Research, Christine Eriksen, Nicholas J. Gill, Ross A. Bradstock 2012 University of Wollongong

Trial By Fire: Natural Hazards, Mixed-Methods And Cultural Research, Christine Eriksen, Nicholas J. Gill, Ross A. Bradstock

Nicholas J Gill

This paper considers the issues of research 'relevance' and 'use' to reflect upon a cultural geography research project on bushfire that did not begin with any specific aim of being useful to policy makers but which has garnered considerable and ongoing interest from a broad audience. It provides an example of how the integration of quantitative and qualitative research methods and data can enhance research into cultural aspects of natural hazards whilst simultaneously playing a key role in ensuring that the research results are of interest to a wide range of groups. Using a mixed-methods research approach was found to ...


An Automated Land Subdivision Tool For Urban And Regional Planning: Concepts, Implementation And Testing, Rohan Wickramasuriya, Laurie A. Chisholm, Marjetta Puotinen, Nicholas Gill, Peter Klepeis 2012 University of Wollongong

An Automated Land Subdivision Tool For Urban And Regional Planning: Concepts, Implementation And Testing, Rohan Wickramasuriya, Laurie A. Chisholm, Marjetta Puotinen, Nicholas Gill, Peter Klepeis

Nicholas J Gill

Simulation of the land subdivision process is useful in many applied and research areas. Planners use such tools to understand potential impacts of planning regulations prior to their implementation. While the credibility of both land-use change and urban growth models would be enhanced by integrating capabilities to simulate land subdivision, such research is lacking in the published literature. Of the few subdivision tools that exist, most are either not fully-automated or are unable to generate realistic subdivision layouts. This limits their applicability, particularly for high resolution land-use change models. In this paper, we present a fully-automated land subdivision tool that ...


Is It Easy Being Green? On The Dilemmas Of Material Cultures Of Household Sustainability, Chris Gibson, Gordon R. Waitt, Lesley M. Head, Nick Gill 2012 University of Wollongong

Is It Easy Being Green? On The Dilemmas Of Material Cultures Of Household Sustainability, Chris Gibson, Gordon R. Waitt, Lesley M. Head, Nick Gill

Chris Gibson

In the 1970s ‘greens’ were normally thought of as radicals because of their uncompromising political views about sustainability, non-violence, social justice and grassroots democracy. Sometimes greens were marginalised as ‘tree-huggers’ because of their affinity with the non-human world. Today, in popular discourse, ‘green’ provides the centre of sustainability gravity (Barr 2003). Green has become a definitive reflection of what individuals are to become as both consumers and citizens. It is easy, it is said, to be green. This is evident from product branding to categories used in government survey results to describe the ‘most acceptable’ household practices. But as green ...


Interventions On The Meanings Of The Obama Presidency For Us Relations With Global Regions, Maano Ramutsindela, Takashi Yamazak, Christopher Gibson, Virginie Mamadouh 2012 University of Capetown

Interventions On The Meanings Of The Obama Presidency For Us Relations With Global Regions, Maano Ramutsindela, Takashi Yamazak, Christopher Gibson, Virginie Mamadouh

Chris Gibson

The election of Barack Obama as President of the United States in November 2008 was an event of global significance. Departing from the usual format of the Political Geography Specialty Group plenary lecture (co-sponsored by the publisher of this journal, Elsevier Science) at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, the editors asked four international board members to present their views on the meaning of the Obama victory for US relations with the countries of their respective regions at the annual meeting in Las Vegas, NV in March 2009. Their commentaries were later updated to reflect the early ...


The Extent And Significance Of Rural Festivals, Gordon Waitt, Christopher Gibson, John Connell, Jim Walmsley 2012 University of Wollongong

The Extent And Significance Of Rural Festivals, Gordon Waitt, Christopher Gibson, John Connell, Jim Walmsley

Chris Gibson

No abstract provided.


Decolonizing The Production Of Geographical Knowledges? Reflections On Research With Indigenous Musicians, Christopher Gibson 2012 University of Wollongong

Decolonizing The Production Of Geographical Knowledges? Reflections On Research With Indigenous Musicians, Christopher Gibson

Chris Gibson

No abstract provided.


A Country That Makes Things?, Christopher Gibson, Chantel Carr, Andrew Warren 2012 University of Wollongong

A Country That Makes Things?, Christopher Gibson, Chantel Carr, Andrew Warren

Chris Gibson

The announcement in August 2011 that BlueScope Steel was about to close one of its Port Kembla blast furnaces and cease steel exports quickly spurred public debate, not just about steel but about the very future of manufacturing in Australia. With an elevated Australian dollar, job losses have followed in garment-making, car manufacturing and aluminium smelting. Even the iconic Australian fly-spray Mortein is now heading for offshore production. Australian Workers’ Union National Secretary Paul Howes thus suggested: ‘The question the Australian community needs to ask itself*is do we want to be a country that still makes things? Do we ...


Music Festivals: Transformations In Non-Metropolitan Places, And In Creative Work, Christopher Gibson 2012 University of Wollongong

Music Festivals: Transformations In Non-Metropolitan Places, And In Creative Work, Christopher Gibson

Chris Gibson

No abstract provided.


Unchanging Places, Christopher Gibson 2012 University of Wollongong

Unchanging Places, Christopher Gibson

Chris Gibson

No abstract provided.


The Cultural Research Network: Opportunities For A Rhizomic Future For Geography In Australia?, Christopher Gibson 2012 University of Wollongong

The Cultural Research Network: Opportunities For A Rhizomic Future For Geography In Australia?, Christopher Gibson

Chris Gibson

No abstract provided.


The Shifting Spaces And Practices Of Dance Music Djs In Dunedin, Christopher Gibson, Andrew McGregor 2012 University of Wollongong

The Shifting Spaces And Practices Of Dance Music Djs In Dunedin, Christopher Gibson, Andrew Mcgregor

Chris Gibson

No abstract provided.


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