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Data from: Honey bees and neonicotinoid-treated corn seed: contamination, exposure, and effects

Chia-Hua Lin, Douglas Sponsler, Rodney Richardson, Harold Watters, Donna Glinski, W. Matthew Henderson, Jeffrey Minucci, E. Henry Lee, S. Thomas Purucker & Reed Johnson
Most corn (Zea mays) seeds planted in the US in recent years are coated with a seed treatment containing neonicotinoid insecticides. Abrasion of the seed coating generates insecticide-laden planter dust that disperses through the landscape during corn planting and has resulted in many ‘bee-kill’ incidents in North America and Europe. We investigated the linkage between corn planting and honey bee colony success in a region dominated by corn agriculture. Over three years we consistently observed...

The Alginate Immobilization of Metabolic Enzymes (AIME) platform retrofits an estrogen receptor transactivation assay with metabolic competence

Chad Deisenroth, Danica DeGroot, Todd Zurlinden, Andrew Eicher, James McCord, Mi-Young Lee, Paul Carmichael & Russell Thomas
The U.S. EPA Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program utilizes data across the ToxCast/Tox21 high-throughput screening (HTS) programs to evaluate the biological effects of potential endocrine active substances (EAS). A potential limitation to the use of in vitro assay data in regulatory decision-making is the lack of coverage for xenobiotic metabolic processes. Both hepatic- and peripheral-tissue metabolism can yield metabolites that exhibit greater activity than the parent compound (bioactivation) or are inactive (bioinactivation) for a given biological...

Data from: Shape matters: The relationship between cell geometry and diversity in phytoplankton

Alexey Ryabov, Onur Kerimoglu, Irina Olenina, Leonilde Roselli, Alberto Basset, Elena Stanca, Elena Litchman & Bernd Blasius
We compiled the most comprehensive data set of phytoplankton and other marine protists in terms of sizes, shapes, genus, and species names. Samples were obtained from seven globally distributed marine areas: Baltic Sea, North Atlantic (Scotland), Mediterranean Sea (Greece and Turkey), Indo-Pacific (the Maldives), South-western Pacific (Australia), Southern Atlantic (Brazil). See details in Ryabov et al Ecology Letters 'Shape matters: the relationship between cell geometry and diversity in phytoplankton'

Large-scale eDNA metabarcoding survey reveals marine biogeographic break and transitions over tropical north-western Australia

Katrina West, Michael Travers, Michael Stat, Euan Harvey, Zoe Richards, Joseph DiBattista, Stephen Newman, Alastair Harry, Craig Skepper, Matthew Heydenrych & Michael Bunce
Aim: Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding has demonstrated its applicability as a highly sensitive biomonitoring tool across small spatial and temporal scales in marine ecosystems. However, it has rarely been tested across large spatial scales, or biogeographical barriers. Here, we scale up marine eDNA metabarcoding, test its ability to detect a major marine biogeographic break, and evaluate its use as a regional biomonitoring tool in Australia. Location: North-western Australia (NWA) Methods: We applied metabarcoding assays targeting...

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