Publications from the Department of Biological Sciences faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2002

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Silkworm genomics - progress and prospects, J. Nagaraju and Marian R. Goldsmith

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Cellulose Synthase (CesA) Genes in the Green Alga Mesotaenium caldariorum, Alison W. Roberts, Eric M. Roberts, and Deborah P. Delmer

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A simple method for estimating larval supply in reef fishes and a preliminary test of population limitation by larval delivery in the kelp bass Paralabrax clathratus, Mark A. Steele, John C. Malone, Amy M. Findlay, Mark H. Carr, and Graham E. Forrester

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Function of the Heterocercal Tail in Sharks: Quantitative Wake Dynamics During Steady Horizontal Swimming and Vertical Maneuvering, C. D. Wilga and G. V. Lauder

Submissions from 2001

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Role of Ca2+ in excitation-contraction coupling in echinoderm muscle: comparison with role in other tissues, Robert B. Hill

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Eradication of Biofilm-Forming Staphylococcus epidermidis (RP62A) by a Combination of Sodium Salcylate and Vancomycin, Roy E. Polonio, Leonard A. Mermel, Gregory E. Paquette, and Jay F. Sperry

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Hybridization Diversity of the Chorion Multigene Families of Bombyx mandarina with Reference to Several Genetic Stocks of Bombyx mori, Bungo Sakaguchi, Marian R. Goldsmith, Nikolaus A. Spoerel, Yumiko Nakajimai, Yutaka Kawaguchi, and Katsumi Koga

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Evolution of Upper Jaw Protrusion Mechanisms in Elasmobranchs, Cheryl Wilga, Robert E. Hueter, Peter C. Wainwright, and Philip J. Motta

Submissions from 2000

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A Functional cra Gene Is Required for Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Virulence in BALB/c Mice, James H. Allen, Maryjane Utley, Han van der Bosch, Piet Nuijten, Maarten Witvliet, Beth A. McCormick, Karen A. Krogfelt, Tine Rask Licht, Derek Brown, Michael Mauel, Mary P. Leatham, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

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Characterization of Early Follicular cDNA Library Suggests Evidence for Genetic Polymorphisms in the Inbred Strain C108 of Bombyx mori, Marian R. Goldsmith and David R. Mills

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Influence of size and delayed settlement on the recapture rate of newly settled American lobsters Homarus americanus, Mary-Jane James-Pirri and J. Stanley Cobb

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rpoS Gene Function Is a Disadvantage for Escherichia coli BJ4 during Competitive Colonization of the Mouse Large Intestine, Karen A. Krogfelt, Marianne Hjulgaard, Kristine Sørensen, Paul S. Cohen, and Michael Givskov

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Three-Dimensional Kinematics and Wake Structure of the Pectoral Fins During Locomotion in Leopard Sharks Triakis semifasciata, C. D. Wilga and George V. Lauder

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Durophagy in Sharks: Feeding Mechanics of the Hammerhead Sphyrna tiburo, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta

Submissions from 1999

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Induction of Protease Activity in Vibrio anguillarum by Gastrointestinal Mucus, Steven M. Denkin and David R. Nelson

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Estimation of Growth Rates of Escherichia coli BJ4 in Streptomycin-Treated and Previously Germfree Mice by In Situ rRNA Hybridization, Camilla U. Rang, Tine Rask Licht, Tore Midtvedt, Patricia L. Conway, Lin Chao, Karen A. Krogfelt, Paul S. Cohen, and Søren Molin

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Metamorphosis in the summer flounder Paralichthys dentatus: changes in gill mitochondria-rich cells, Alex M. Schreiber and Jennifer Specker

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Locomotion in Sturgeon: Function of the Pectoral Fins, C. D. Wilga and G. V. Lauder

Submissions from 1998

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Life at Stable Low Oxygen Levels: Adaptations of Animals to Oceanic Oxygen Minimum Layers, James J. Childress and Brad A. Seibel

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Flight without Horizon References in European Starlings, Robert G. Moyle and Frank H. Heppner

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Flight of the Vampire: Ontogenetic Gait-Transition in Vampyroteuthis Infernalis (Cephalopoda: Vampyromorpha), Brad A. Seibel, Erik V. Thuesen, and James J. Childress

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Conservation and Variation in the Feeding Mechanism of the Spiny Dogfish Squalus Acanthias, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta

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Feeding Mechanism of the Atlantic Guitarfish Rhinobatos Lentiginosus: Modulation of Kinematic and Motor Activity, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta

Submissions from 1997

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Strategies for life in flow: tenacity, morphometry, and probability of dislodgment of two Mytilus species, Emily C. Bell and John M. Gosline

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Cysteine-to-alanine replacements in the Escherichia coli SoxR protein and the role of the [2Fe-2S] centers in transcriptional activation, Terence M. Bradley, Elena Hidalgo, Veronica Leautaud, Huangen Ding, and Bruce Demple

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Effect of wind and tidal advection on distribution patterns of rock crab Cancer irroratus megalopae in Block Island Sound, Rhode Island, Michael Clancy and J. Stanley Cobb

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Growth of Vibrio anguillarum in Salmon Intestinal Mucus, T. Garcia, K. Otto, S. Kjelleberg, and David R. Nelson

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Growth rates of planktonic and newly settled American lobsters Homarusamericanus, Mary-Jane James-Pirri and J. Stanley Cobb

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Evidence for Cholinergic Inhibitory and Serotonergic Excitatory Neuromuscular Transmission in the Heart of the Bivalve Mercenaria mercenaria, Kiyoaki Kuwasawa and Robert A. Hill

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Isolation and Characterization of an Attenuated Strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa AC869, a 3,5-Dichlorobenzoate Degrader, Xin Zhou, Elizabeth George, Dara W. Frank, Maryjane Utley, Ian Gilmour, Karen A. Krogfelt, Larry D. Claxton, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

Submissions from 1996

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Role of Lipopolysaccharide in Colonization of the Mouse Intestine by Salmonella typhimurium Studied by In Situ Hybridization, Tine Rask Licht, Karen Angeliki Krogfelt, Paul S. Cohen, Lars Kongsbak Poulsen, John Urbance, and Søren Molin

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Field validation of annular growth rings in the American eel, Anguilla rostrate, using tetracycline-marked otoliths, Kenneth Oliveira

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The Escherichia coli K-12 gntP Gene Allows E. coli F-18 to Occupy a Distinct Nutritional Niche in the Streptomycin-Treated Mouse Large Intestine, Neal J. Sweeney, Per Klemm, Beth A. McCormick, Eva Moller-Nielsen, Maryjane Utley, Mark A. Schembri, David C. Laux, and Paul S. Cohen

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Timing of Metamorphosis in a Freshwater Crustacean: Comparison with Anuran Models, Saran Twombly

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The Auxin Transport Inhibitor N-(1-Naphthyl)phthalamic Acid Elicits Pseudonodules on Nonnodulating Mutants of White Sweetclover, C. Wu, R. Dickstein, A. J. Cary, and J. H. Norris

Manuscripts from 1995

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Effects of delayed feeding on survival and growth of summer flounder Paralichthys dentatus larvae, Gustavo A. Bisbal and David A. Bengston

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Nonlinear Demographic Dynamics: Mathematical Models, Statistical Methods, and Biological Experiments, Brian Dennis, Robert A. Desharnais, J. M. Cushing, and R. F. Costantino

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Enhanced Fermentation of Mannitol and Release of Cytotoxin by Clostridium difficile in Alkaline Culture Media, Michael T. Kazamias and Jay F. Sperry

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Hemocytic Rickettsia-Like Organisms in Ticks: Serologic Reactivity with Antisera to Ehrlichiae and Detection of DNA of Agent of Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis by PCR, Louis A. Magnarelli, Kirby C. Stafford III, Thomas N. Mather, Min-Tsung Yeh, Kevin D. Horn, and J. Stephen Dumler

Submissions from 1994

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Isolation of Borrelia burgdorferi from Saliva of the Tick Vector, Ixodes scapularis, Curtis Ewing, Angelo Scorpio, David R. Nelson, and Thomas N. Mather

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Subcellular localization and chaperone activities of Borrelia burgdorferi Hsp60 and Hsp70, Angelo Scorpio, Paul Johnson, Ann Laquerre, and David R. Nelson

Submissions from 1992

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Natural diet and feeding habits of the postlarval lobster Homarus americanus, Marie Antonette R. Juinio and J. Stanley Cobb

Submissions from 1991

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Behavioral Analysis of the Escape Response in the Juvenile Lobster Homarus Americanus Over the Molt Cycle, S. I. Cromarty, J. Stanley Cobb, and Gabriele Kass-Simon

Submissions from 1990

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CALCIUM UTILIZATION IN CONTRACTURES INDUCED BY ACETYLCHOLINE OR HIGH-POTASSIUM SALINE IN MOLLUSCAN PROBOSCIS MUSCLES, D. D. Brooks, H. Huddart, R. Lennard, and R. B. Hill

Submissions from 1989

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Recombinant baculoviruses as vectors for identifying proteins encoded by intron-containing members of complex multigene families, Kostas Iatrou, Roy G. Meidinger, and Marian R. Goldsmith

Submissions from 1988

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Serologic analyses of Peromyscus leucopus, a rodent reservoir for Borrelia burgdorferi, in northeastern United States, Louis A. Magnarelli, John F. Anderson, Kerwin E. Hyland, Durland Fish, and Jay B. McAninch

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Complete Amino Acid Sequences of a Pair of Fish (Tilapia) Prolactins, tPRL177 and tPRL188, Kazuo Yamaguchi, Jennifer L. Specker, David S. King, Yoshiharu Yokoo, Richard S. Nishioka, Tetsuya Hirano, and Howard A. Bern

Submissions from 1987

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Modulation of Output from an Isolated Gastropod Heart: Effects of Acetylcholine and FMRFamide, P. J. Smith and R. B. Hill

Submissions from 1985

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Phototrophic and apochlorotic components of picoplankton and nanoplankton in the North Atlantic: geographic, vertical, seasonal and diel distributions, Paul G. Davis, David A. Caron, Paul W. Johnson, and John McN. Sieburth

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Leg Thrust Important in Flight Take-Off in the Pigeon, Frank H. Heppner and John G T. Anderson

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Cardiac Performance in Response to Loading Pressures in Busycon Canauculatum (Gastropoda) and Mercenaria Mercenaria (Bivalvia), P. J. S. Smith

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Isolation and partial characterization of a pair of prolactins released in vitro by the pituitary of a cichlid fish, Oreochromis mossambicus, Jennifer L. Specker, David S. King, Richard S. Nishioka, Kunikatsu Shirahata, Kazuo Yamaguchi, and Howard A. Bern