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Additional file 1 of Efficacy of resistive exercise on skeletal muscle-related outcomes in cancer survivors: a systematic review protocol

Jacqueline K. Dawson, Dong-Woo Kang, Oscar Barnes, Rebekah L. Wilson, Mary K. Norris & Christina M. Dieli-Conwright
Additional file 1. PRISMA-P Checklist.

Additional file 2 of Efficacy of resistive exercise on skeletal muscle-related outcomes in cancer survivors: a systematic review protocol

Jacqueline K. Dawson, Dong-Woo Kang, Oscar Barnes, Rebekah L. Wilson, Mary K. Norris & Christina M. Dieli-Conwright
Additional file 2. Study inclusion spreadsheet.

Demographic analysis for article Hurricane-induced demographic changes in a nonhuman primate population

Raisa Hernández-Pacheco, Dana O Morcillo, Ulrich K Steiner, Angelina V Ruiz-Lambides & Kristine L Grayson
Major disturbance events can have large impacts on the demography and dynamics of animal populations. Hurricanes are one example of an extreme climatic event, predicted to increase in intensity due to climate change, and thus expected to be a considerable threat to population viability. However, little is understood about the underlying demographic mechanisms shaping population response following these extreme disturbances. Here, we analyze 45 years of the most comprehensive free-ranging nonhuman primate demographic dataset to...

Data from: Can larvae of a marine fish adapt to ocean acidification? Evaluating the evolutionary potential of California Grunion (Leuresthes tenuis)

Alexander J. Tasoff & Darren W. Johnson
Ocean acidification can reduce the growth and survival of marine species during their larval stages. However, if populations have the genetic capacity to adapt and increase their tolerance of low pH and high pCO2 levels, this may offset the harmful effects of ocean acidification. By combining controlled breeding experiments with laboratory manipulations of seawater chemistry, we evaluated genetic variation in tolerance of ocean acidification conditions for a nearshore marine fish, the California Grunion (Leuresthes tenuis)....

Comparative transcriptomic analysis reveal genes involved in the pathogenicity increase of Streptococcus suis epidemic strains

Jianping Wang, Pujun Liang, Hui Sun, Zongfu Wu, Marcelo Gottschalk, Kexin Qi & Han Zheng
Streptococcus suis epidemic strains were responsible for two outbreaks in China and possessed increased pathogenicity which was featured prominently by inducing an excessive inflammatory response at the early phase of infection. To discover the critical genes responsible for the pathogenicity increase of S. suis epidemic strains, the genome-wide transcriptional profiles of epidemic strain SC84 were investigated at the early phase of interaction with BV2 cells. The overall low expression levels of 89K pathogenicity island (PAI)...

Additional file 3 of Efficacy of resistive exercise on skeletal muscle-related outcomes in cancer survivors: a systematic review protocol

Jacqueline K. Dawson, Dong-Woo Kang, Oscar Barnes, Rebekah L. Wilson, Mary K. Norris & Christina M. Dieli-Conwright
Additional file 3. Data extraction spreadsheet.

Data from: Sensitivity and specificity of point-of-care rapid combination syphilis-HIV-HCV tests

Kristen L. Hess, Dennis G. Fisher & Grace L. Reynolds
Background: New rapid point-of-care (POC) tests are being developed that would offer the opportunity to increase screening and treatment of several infections, including syphilis. This study evaluated three of these new rapid POC tests at a site in Southern California. Methods: Participants were recruited from a testing center in Long Beach, California. A whole blood specimen was used to evaluate the performance of the Dual Path Platform (DPP) Syphilis Screen & Confirm, DPP HIV-Syphilis, and...

Data from: True UV color vision in a female butterfly with two UV opsins

Adriana D. Briscoe & Susan D. Finkbeiner
In true color vision animals discriminate between light wavelengths, regardless of intensity, using at least two photoreceptors with different spectral sensitivity peaks. Heliconius butterflies have duplicate UV opsin genes, which encode ultraviolet and violet photoreceptors, respectively. In H. erato, only females express the ultraviolet photoreceptor, suggesting females (but not males) can discriminate between UV wavelengths. We tested the ability of H. erato, and two species lacking the violet receptor, H. melpomene and Eueides isabella, to...

Association of Serum Paraoxonase/Arylesterase Activity With All-Cause Mortality in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients

Yasunori Suematsu, Masaki Goto, Christina Park, Ane C.F. Nunes, WangHui Jing, Elani Streja, Connie M. Rhee, Siobanth Cruz, Moti L. Kashyap, Nosratola D. Vaziri, Vasanthy Narayanaswami, Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh & Hamid Moradi
Context: In end-stage renal disease (ESRD), serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) level is not an accurate predictor of mortality, partly because it does not necessarily correlate with indices of HDL function. Paraoxonase (PON) is a major enzyme constituent of HDL and key component of HDL antioxidant activity. Apolipoprotein (Apo) A-I is the core HDL structural protein that plays a major role in various aspects of HDL function. Objective: We sought to examine PON activity and...

Efficacy of resistive exercise on skeletal muscle-related outcomes in cancer survivors: a systematic review protocol

Jacqueline K. Dawson, Dong-Woo Kang, Oscar Barnes, Rebekah L. Wilson, Mary K. Norris & Christina M. Dieli-Conwright
Abstract Background Symptom burden and adverse treatment effects can negatively impact physical function, health-related outcomes, and quality of life in cancer survivors. Resistive exercise that improves skeletal muscle function can ameliorate these complications, but the central role of the skeletal muscle in mediating improvements in patient-related outcomes has not been explored. This protocol describes the rationale and methods for a systematic review that aims to determine the effects of resistive exercise on the skeletal muscle...

Additional file 2 of Efficacy of resistive exercise on skeletal muscle-related outcomes in cancer survivors: a systematic review protocol

Jacqueline K. Dawson, Dong-Woo Kang, Oscar Barnes, Rebekah L. Wilson, Mary K. Norris & Christina M. Dieli-Conwright
Additional file 2. Study inclusion spreadsheet.

Identifying drivers of forest resilience in long-term records from the Neotropics

Carole Adolf, Carolina Tovar, Nicola Kühn, Hermann Behling, Juan Carlos Berrío, Gabriela Dominguez-Vázquez, Blanca Figueroa-Rangel, Zaire Gonzalez-Carranza, Gerald Alexander Islebe, Henry Hooghiemstra, Hector Neff, Miguel Olvera-Vargas, Bronwen Whitney, Matthew J. Wooller & Kathy J. Willis
Here we use 30 long-term, high-resolution palaeoecological records from Mexico, Central and South America to address two hypotheses regarding possible drivers of resilience in tropical forests as measured in terms of recovery rates from previous disturbances. First, we hypothesise that faster recovery rates are associated with regions of higher biodiversity, as suggested by the insurance hypothesis. And second, that resilience is due to intrinsic abiotic factors that are location specific, thus regions presently displaying resilience...

Multilevel selection on offspring size and the maintenance of variation

Hayley Cameron, Darren Johnson, Keyne Monro & Dustin Marshall
Multilevel selection on offspring size occurs when offspring fitness depends on both absolute size (hard selection), and size relative to neighbours (soft selection). We examined multilevel selection on egg size at two biological scales: within clutches and among females, for an external fertilising tubeworm. We exposed clutches of eggs to two sperm environments (limiting and saturating) and measured their fertilisation success. We then modelled environmental (sperm) differences in hard and soft selection on individual eggs,...

Data from: Juvenile survival, competing risks, and spatial variation in mortality risk of a marine apex predator

John F. Benson, Salvador J. Jorgensen, John B. O'Sullivan, Chuck Winkler, Connor F. White, Emiliano Garcia-Rodriguez, Oscar Sosa-Nishizaki, Christopher G. Lowe, Emiliano Garcia‐Rodriguez & Oscar Sosa‐Nishizaki
Reliable estimates of mortality have been a major gap in our understanding of population ecology for marine animals. This is especially true for juveniles, which are often the most vulnerable age class and whose survival can strongly influence population growth. Thousands of pop‐up archival satellite tags (PAT) have been deployed on a variety of marine species, but analysis of these data has mainly been restricted to movement ecology and post‐handling survival following fisheries bycatch. We...

Eco-correlates of coloration in primates

Tim Caro & Theodore Stankowich
Primates are noted for their varied and complex pelage and bare skin coloration but the significance of this diverse coloration remains opaque. Using new updated information, novel scoring of coat and skin coloration, and controlling for shared ancestry, we reexamined and extended findings from previous studies across the whole order and the five major clades within it. Across primates we found (i) direct and indirect evidence for pelage coloration being driven by protective coloration strategies...

Data from: Evidence for ephemeral ring species formation during the diversification history of Western Fence Lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis)

Nassima Bouzid, James Archie, Roger Anderson, Jared Grummer & Adam Leaché
Divergence is often ephemeral, and populations that diverge in response to regional topographic and climatic factors may not remain reproductively isolated when they come into secondary contact. We investigated the geographic structure and evolutionary history of population divergence within Sceloporus occidentalis (Western Fence Lizards), a habitat generalist with a broad distribution that spans the major biogeographic regions of Western North America. We used double digest RAD sequencing to infer population structure, phylogeny, and demography. Population...

Rhesus macaques compensate for reproductive delay following ecological adversity early in life

Logan Luevano, Chris Sutherland, Stephanie J Gonzalez & Raisa Hernández-Pacheco
Adversity early in life can shape the reproductive potential of individuals through negative effects on health and life span. However, long-lived populations with multiple reproductive events may present alternative life history strategies to optimize reproductive schedules and compensate for shorter life spans. Here, we quantify the effects of major hurricanes and density dependence as sources of early-life ecological adversity on Cayo Santiago rhesus macaque female reproduction and decompose their effects onto the mean age-specific fertility,...

Shared predators between primate groups and mixed species bird flocks: The potential for forest-wide eavesdropping networks

Ari Martinez, Eliseo Parra, Juan Pablo Gomez & Vance Vredenburg
A basic tenet of animal behavior is that animal groupings (e.g., schools of fishes or flocks of birds) are widely influenced by predators. Many studies have focused on communication between individuals within the same species or different species within a defined social group; but predators typically select from a number of different co-occurring species. To evaluate whether two distantly-related species with similar predators share vocal information regarding predator threats, we conducted a field experiment in...

Comparative transcriptomic analysis reveal genes involved in the pathogenicity increase of Streptococcus suis epidemic strains

Jianping Wang, Pujun Liang, Hui Sun, Zongfu Wu, Marcelo Gottschalk, Kexin Qi & Han Zheng
Streptococcus suis epidemic strains were responsible for two outbreaks in China and possessed increased pathogenicity which was featured prominently by inducing an excessive inflammatory response at the early phase of infection. To discover the critical genes responsible for the pathogenicity increase of S. suis epidemic strains, the genome-wide transcriptional profiles of epidemic strain SC84 were investigated at the early phase of interaction with BV2 cells. The overall low expression levels of 89K pathogenicity island (PAI)...

Physicochemical properties of dietary protein as predictors for digestibility or releasing percentage of amino acids in monogastrics under in-vitro conditions

Yuan Zhao, Yaru Zhu, Guixin Qin, Li Pan, Hui Sun, Nan Bao, Mostafa Mohamed Hasham & Mohammed Hamdy Farouk
The nutritional values of the protein are related to its amino acid content, and its physicochemical properties. We aimed to determine the relationship between the variation of protein digestibility or the releasing coefficient of amino acids with the physicochemical properties of different feedstuffs. We analysed the secondary protein structure and solubility of 10 protein-rich feed ingredients, including soybean, soybean meal, dehulled soybean meal, fermented soybean meal, distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), feather meal, fish...

Physicochemical properties of dietary protein as predictors for digestibility or releasing percentage of amino acids in monogastrics under in-vitro conditions

Yuan Zhao, Yaru Zhu, Guixin Qin, Li Pan, Hui Sun, Nan Bao, Mostafa Mohamed Hasham & Mohammed Hamdy Farouk
The nutritional values of the protein are related to its amino acid content, and its physicochemical properties. We aimed to determine the relationship between the variation of protein digestibility or the releasing coefficient of amino acids with the physicochemical properties of different feedstuffs. We analysed the secondary protein structure and solubility of 10 protein-rich feed ingredients, including soybean, soybean meal, dehulled soybean meal, fermented soybean meal, distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), feather meal, fish...

Additional file 1 of Efficacy of resistive exercise on skeletal muscle-related outcomes in cancer survivors: a systematic review protocol

Jacqueline K. Dawson, Dong-Woo Kang, Oscar Barnes, Rebekah L. Wilson, Mary K. Norris & Christina M. Dieli-Conwright
Additional file 1. PRISMA-P Checklist.

Additional file 3 of Efficacy of resistive exercise on skeletal muscle-related outcomes in cancer survivors: a systematic review protocol

Jacqueline K. Dawson, Dong-Woo Kang, Oscar Barnes, Rebekah L. Wilson, Mary K. Norris & Christina M. Dieli-Conwright
Additional file 3. Data extraction spreadsheet.

Using acoustic telemetry to quantify potential contaminant exposure of Vermilion Rockfish (Sebastes miniatus), Hornyhead Turbot (Pleuronichthys verticalis), and White Croaker (Genyonemus lineatus) at wastewater outfalls in southern California

Echelle Burns, Barrett Wolfe, Jeff Armstrong, Danny Tang, Ken Sakamoto & Christopher Lowe
Contaminant Exposure Models (CEMs) were developed to predict population-level tissue contaminant concentrations in fishes by pairing sediment-bound contaminant concentrations (DDTs, PCBs) and fine-scale acoustic telemetry data from a habitat- associated species (Vermilion Rockfish, Sebastes miniatus), nomadic flatfish species (Hornyhead Turbot, Pleuronichthys verticalis), and nomadic benthic/midwater schooling species (White Croaker, Genyonemus lineatus) tagged near wastewater outfalls in southern California. Model results were compared to contaminant concentrations in tissue samples. The CEMs developed require further refinement before...

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