Below you may find selected research articles from Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Sciences faculty in the Schmid College of Science and Technology.

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Submissions from 2007

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Music to His Antennae, Douglas S. Fudge

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She's Got Legs, Douglas S. Fudge

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The Function of Stilt Roots in the Growth Strategy of Socratea exorrhiza (Arecaceae) at Two Neotropical Sites, Gregory R. Goldsmith and Rakan A. Zahawi

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Estimation of Agonist Activity at G Protein-Coupled Receptors: Analysis of M2 Muscarinic Receptor Signaling through Gi/o, Gs, and G15, Michael T. Griffin, Katherine W. Figueroa, Sarah Liller, and Frederick J. Ehlert

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Differential Classical Conditioning of the Gill-Withdrawal Reflex In Aplysia Recruits Both Nmda Receptor-Dependent Enhancement and Nmda Receptor-Dependent Depression Of the Reflex, Shekib A. Jami, William G. Wright, and David L. Glanzman

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Pathways of Anaerobic Carbon Cycling Across an Ombrotrophic–Minerotrophic Peatland Gradient, Jason K. Keller and Scott D. Bridgham

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Genomewide Spatial Correspondence Between Nonsynonymous Divergence and Neutral Polymorphism Reveals Extensive Adaptation in Drosophila, J. Michael Macpherson, Guy Sella, Jerel C. Davis, and Dmitri A. Petrov

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Eddy Correlation Measurements Of the Air/Sea Flux Of Dimethylsulfide Over the North Pacific Ocean, Christa A. Marandino, Warren J. De Bruyn, Scott D. Miller, and Eric S. Saltzman

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The Endogenous Cannabinoid Anandamide Inhibits Cromakalim-Activated K+ Currents in Follicle-Enclosed Xenopus Oocytes, Murat Oz, Keun-Hang Susan Yang, Meral Dinc, and Toni S. Shippenberg

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Cholecystokinin B-type Receptors Mediate a G-Protein-Dependent Depolarizing Action of Sulphated Cholecystokinin Ocatapeptide (CCK-8s) on Rodent Neonatal Spinal Ventral Horn Neurons, Murat Oz, Keun-Hang Susan Yang, Toni S. Shippenberg, Leo P. Renaud, and Michael J. O'Donovan

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Coupling Coherence Distinguishes Structure Sensitivity in Protein Electron Transfer, Tatiana Prytkova, Igor V. Kurnikov, and David Beratan

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Similar Levels of X-linked and Autosomal Nucleotide Variation in African and Non-African populations of Drosophila melanogaster, Nadia D. Singh, J. Michael Macpherson, Jeffrey D. Jensen, and Dmitri A. Petrov

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Flavin Charge Transfer Transitions Assist DNA Photolyase Electron Transfer, Spiros S. Skourtis, Tatiana Prytkova, and David Beratan

Submissions from 2006

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Bouncing Bites, Douglas S. Fudge

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Getting a Jump on the Competition, Douglas S. Fudge

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Jaws of Life, Douglas S. Fudge

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Nano-fast Nematocysts, Douglas S. Fudge

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Review of "Introduction to the Plant Life of Southern California: Coast to Foothills", Jennifer L. Funk

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Influence of Nutrient Availability, Stand Age, and Canopy Structure on Isoprene Flux in a Eucalyptus saligna Experimental Forest, Jennifer L. Funk, Christian P. Giardina, Alexander Knohl, and Manuel T. Lerdau

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α-Helical Protein Based Materials and Methods for Making Same, John M. Gosline, Douglas S. Fudge, and Paul Guerrette

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Associative Memory In Three Aplysiids: Correlation With Heterosynaptic Modulation, Brian A. Hoover, Hoang Nguyen, Laura Thompson, and William G. Wright

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Linking Ligand-Induced Alterations in Androgen Receptor Structure to Differential Gene Expression: A First Step in the Rational Design of Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators, Dmitri Kazmin, Tatiana Prytkova, C. Edgar Cook, Russell Wolfinger, Tzu-Ming Chu, David Beratan, J. D. Norris, Ching-yi Chang, and Donald P. McDonnell

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Nutrient Control of Microbial Carbon Cycling Along an Ombrotrophicminerotrophic Peatland Gradient, Jason K. Keller, Angela K. Bauers, Scott D. Bridgham, Laurie E. Kellogg, and Colleen M. Iversen

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Hagfish Slime Ecomechanics: Testing the Gill Clogging Hypothesis, Jeannette Lim, Douglas S. Fudge, Nimrod Levy, and John M. Gosline

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Correction to "Oceanic Uptake and the Global Atmospheric Acetone Budget", Christa Marandino, Warren J. De Bruyn, Scott Miller, M. J. Prather, and Eric S. Saltzman

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Authorship in Ecology: Attribution, Accountability, and Responsibility, Jake F. Weltzin, R. Travis Belote, Leigh T. Williams, Jason K. Keller, and E. Cayenne Engel

Submissions from 2005

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The M2 Muscarinic Receptor Mediates Contraction through Indirect Mechanisms in Mouse Urinary Bladder, Frederick J. Ehlert, Michael T. Griffin, Diane M. Abe, Tran H. Vo, Makoto M. Taketo, Toshiya Manabe, and Minoru Matsui

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Comparison of the Antimuscarinic Action of p-Fluorohexahydrosiladifenidol in Ileal and Tracheal Smooth Muscle, Frederick J. Ehlert, Jake Ching-Hsuan Hsu, Kevin Leung, Alex G. Lee, Darakhshanda Shehnaz, and Michael T. Griffin

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Chilly Waters, Hot Sharks, Douglas S. Fudge

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Composition, Morphology and Mechanics of Hagfish Slime, Douglas S. Fudge

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Sticky Feats, Douglas S. Fudge

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Stretchy to the Core, Douglas S. Fudge

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Review of "Photosynthesis - Regulation Under Varying Light Regimes", Jennifer L. Funk

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Variation in Isoprene Emission from Quercus rubra: Sources, Causes, and Consequences for Estimating Fluxes, Jennifer L. Funk, Clive G. Jones, Dennis W. Gray, Heather L. Throop, Laura A. Hyatt, and Manuel T. Lerdau

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Faststart Muscle Dynamics in the Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss: Phase Relationship of White Muscle Shortening and Body Curvature, Jeremy A. Goldbogen, Robert E. Shadwick, Douglas S. Fudge, and John M. Gosline

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Oceanic Uptake and the Global Atmospheric Acetone Budget, Christa Marandino, Warren J. De Bruyn, Scott Miller, M. J. Prather, and Eric S. Saltzman

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Presynaptic Angiotensin II AT1 Receptors Enhance Inhibitory and Excitatory Synaptic Neurotransmission to Motoneurons and Other Ventral Horn Neurons in Neonatal Rat Spinal Cord, Murat Oz, Keun-Hang Susan Yang, Michael J. O'Donovan, and Leo P. Renaud

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Inhibition Modifies the Effects of Slow Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels on Epileptiform Activity in a Neuronal Network Model, Keun-Hang Susan Yang, Piotr J. Franaszczuk, and Gregory K. Bergey

Submissions from 2004

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Atmospheric Variability Of Methyl Chloride During the Last 300 Years From an Antarctic Ice Core and Firn Air, M. Aydin, Eric S. Saltzman, Warren J. De Bruyn, S. A. Montzka, J. H. Butler, and M. Battle

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Remote Sensing of Dust Storms Over the Indo-Gangetic Basin, Hesham el-Askary, Ritesh Gautam, and Menas Kafatos

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Rain Gauge Derived Precipitation Variability over Virginia and its Relation with the EL NINO Southern Oscillation (ENSO), Hesham el-Askary, S. Sarkar, L. Chiu, Tarek El-Ghawazi, and Menas Kafatos

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Mussels Pull Off Not Getting Pulled Off, Douglas S. Fudge

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Molecular Design of the α-keratin Composite: Insights from a Matrix-free Model, Hagfish Slime Threads, Douglas S. Fudge and John M. Gosline

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Muscarinic Agonist-Mediated Heterologous Desensitization in Isolated Ileum Requires Activation of Both Muscarinic M2 and M3 Receptors, Michael T. Griffin, Minoru Matsui, Darakhshanda Shehnaz, Khurram Z. Ansari, Makoto M. Taketo, Toshiya Manabe, and Frederick J. Ehlert

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Demographic Estimates from Y Chromosome Microsatellite Polymorphisms: Analysis of a Worldwide Sample, J. Michael Macpherson, Sohini Ramachandran, Lisa Diamond, and Marcus W. Feldman

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Methyl Bromide In Preindustrial Air: Measurements From an Antarctic Ice Core, Eric S. Saltzman, Murat Aydin, Warren J. De Bruyn, Daniel B. King, and Shari A. Yvon-Lewis

Submissions from 2003

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Near-Real-Time Measurement Of Sea-Salt Aerosol During the Seas Campaign: Comparison Of Emission-Based Sodium Detection With an Aerosol Volatility Technique, P. Campuzano-Jost, Catherine D. Clark, H. Maring, D. S. Covert, S. Howell, V. Kapustin, K. A. Clarke, E. S. Saltzman, and A. J. Hynes

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The Aqueous Phase Yield Of Alkyl Nitrates From Roo+No: Implications For Photochemical Production In Seawater, Elizabeth E. Dahl, Eric S. Saltzman, and Warren J. De Bruyn

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Diurnal Variation in the Basal Emission Rate of Isoprene, Jennifer L. Funk, Clive G. Jones, Christine J. Baker, Heather M. Fuller, Christian P. Giardina, and Manuel T. Lerdau

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Increased Relaxant Action of Forskolin and Isoproterenol against Muscarinic Agonist-Induced Contractions in Smooth Muscle from M2 Receptor Knockout Mice, Minoru Matsui, Michael T. Griffin, Darakhshanda Shehnaz, Makoto M. Taketo, and Frederick J. Ehlert

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Changing Slow Calcium-Activated Potassium Current Kinetics Influence Bursting Activity in a Model of Pyramidal Neurons, Keun-Hang Susan Yang, Piotr J. Franaszczuk, and Gregory K. Bergey

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The Influence of Slow Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels on Epileptiform Activity in a Neuronal Model of Pyramidal Cells, Keun-Hang Susan Yang, Piotr J. Franaszczuk, and Gregory K. Bergey

Submissions from 2002

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The Effect of Changes in the Inhibitory Interneuron Connectivity on the Pattern of Bursting Behavior in a Pyramidal Cell Model, Keun-Hang Susan Yang, Piotr J. Franaszczuk, and Gregory K. Bergey

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The Influences of GABAA and GABAB Inhibition in Bursting Activity in a Model of Pyramidal Cells, Keun-Hang Susan Yang, Piotr J. Franaszczuk, and Gregory K. Bergey

Submissions from 2001

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Acetylcholine-Induced Desensitization of Muscarinic Contractile Response in Guinea Pig Ileum Is Inhibited by Pertussis Toxin Treatment, Frederick J. Ehlert, Khurram Z. Ansari, Darakhshanda Shehnaz, Gregory W. Sawyer, and Michael T. Griffin

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A Test of Biochemical Symmorphosis in a Heterothermic Tissue: Bluefin Tuna White Muscle, Douglas S. Fudge, James S. Ballintyne, and E. Don Stevens

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Synaptic Connections on the Patterns of Bursting in A Neuronal Circuit Model, Keun-Hang Susan Yang, Piotr J. Franaszczuk, and Gregory K. Bergey

Submissions from 1999

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A Simple Method for Estimation of Agonist Activity at Receptor Subtypes: Comparison of Native and Cloned M3 Muscarinic Receptors in Guinea Pig Ileum and Transfected Cells, Frederick J. Ehlert, Michael T. Griffin, Gregory W. Sawyer, and Regina Bailon

Submissions from 1998

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No Evidence for Homeoviscous Adaptation in a Heterothermic Tissue: Tuna Heat Exchangers, Douglas S. Fudge, E. Don Stevens, and James S. Ballantyne

Submissions from 1997

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Enzyme Adaptation Along a Heterothermic Tissue: The Visceral Heat Exchangers of the Bluefin Tuna, Douglas S. Fudge, E. Don Stevens, and James S. Ballantyne

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Paleoseismicity Of the North Branch Of the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone In Huntington Beach, California, From Cone Penetrometer Test Data, Lisa B. Grant, John T. Waggoner, Thomas K. Rockwell, and Carmen von Stein

Submissions from 1996

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The Visceral Retia Mirabilia of Tuna and Sharks: An Annotated Translation and Discussion of the Eschricht and Müller 1835 Paper and Related Papers, Douglas S. Fudge and E. Don Stevens

Submissions from 1981

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Collastoma-Kozloffi Sp-N, a Neorhabdocoel Turbellarian From the Intestine Of the Sipunculan Themiste-Dyscrita, Clinton A. Westervelt