14 Works

Ecological network complexity scales with area

Nuria Galiana
Larger geographical areas contain more species–an observation raised to a law in ecology. Less explored is whether biodiversity changes are accompanied by a modification of interaction networks. We use data from 32 spatial interaction networks from different ecosystems to analyse how network structure changes with area. We find that basic community structure descriptors (number of species, links, and links per species) increase with area following a power-law. Yet, the distribution of links per species varies...

Genetic response to human‐induced habitat changes in the marine environment: A century of evolution of European sprat in Landvikvannet, Norway

María Quintela, Cecilie Kvamme, Dorte Bekkevold, Richard D. M. Nash, Eeva Jansson, Geir Dahle, Kevin A. Glover, Àlex Richter‐Boix, Florian Berg & François Besnier
Habitat changes represent one of the five most pervasive threats to biodiversity. However, anthropogenic activities also have the capacity to create novel niche spaces to which species respond differently. In 1880, one such habitat alterations occurred in Landvikvannet, a freshwater lake on the Norwegian coast of Skagerrak, which became brackish after being artificially connected to the sea. This lake is now home to the European sprat, a pelagic marine fish that managed to develop a...

Maternal hemodynamics during aortic occlusion with REBOA in patients with placenta accreta spectrum disorder

Albaro José Nieto-Calvache, María Camila López-Girón, Juan Manuel Burgos-Luna, Adriana Messa-Bryon, Angélica Monroy, Leydi J. López, Fernando Rodríguez, Yaset Caicedo, Megan Brenner & Carlos A. Ordoñez
The effectiveness of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) in controlling pelvic bleeding has been reported with increasing frequency during surgical management of placenta accreta spectrum (PAS). The deployment of REBOA may lead to significant variations in vital signs requiring special care by anesthesiology during surgery. These modifications of blood pressure by REBOA in PAS patients have not been accurately documented. We report the changes in blood pressure that occur when the aorta...

Identification of downstream targets and signaling pathways of long non-coding RNA NR_002794 in human trophoblast cells

Yinyao Ma, Hua Wu, Xuxia Liang, Chun Zhang, Yanhua Ma, Yanfen Wei, Jing Li & Hui Chen
Preeclampsia (PE) is a huge threat to pregnant women. Our previous study demonstrated that long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) NR_002794 was highly expressed in placentas of PE patients and could regulate the phenotypes of trophoblast cells. However, the downstream regulatory mechanisms of NR_002794 remain unknown. In this text, some potential downstream targets or signaling pathways of NR_002794 were identified through RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) and bioinformatics analysis in SWAN71 trophoblast cells. Western blot assay demonstrated that NR_002794...

Data from: Facilitation and biodiversity jointly drive mutualistic networks

Gianalberto Losapio, Elizabeth Norton Hasday, Xavier Espadaler, Christoph Germann, Francisco Javier Ortiz-Sánchez, Adrian Pont, Daniele Sommaggio & Christian Schöb
1. Facilitation by nurse plants increases understorey diversity and supports ecological communities. In turn, biodiversity shapes ecological networks and enhances ecosystem functioning. However, whether and how facilitation and increased biodiversity jointly influence community structure and ecosystem functioning remains unclear. 2. We performed a field experiment disentangling the relative contribution of nurse plants and increasing understorey plant diversity in driving pollination interactions. Both the presence of nurse shrubs as well as increased understorey plant diversity increased...

Identification of downstream targets and signaling pathways of long non-coding RNA NR_002794 in human trophoblast cells

Yinyao Ma, Hua Wu, Xuxia Liang, Chun Zhang, Yanhua Ma, Yanfen Wei, Jing Li & Hui Chen
Preeclampsia (PE) is a huge threat to pregnant women. Our previous study demonstrated that long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) NR_002794 was highly expressed in placentas of PE patients and could regulate the phenotypes of trophoblast cells. However, the downstream regulatory mechanisms of NR_002794 remain unknown. In this text, some potential downstream targets or signaling pathways of NR_002794 were identified through RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) and bioinformatics analysis in SWAN71 trophoblast cells. Western blot assay demonstrated that NR_002794...

Atlas of the vascular flora of the Iberian Peninsula biodiversity hotspot (AFLIBER)

Ignacio Ramos-Gutiérrez, Herlander Lima, Santiago Pajarón, Carlos Romero-Zarco, Llorenç Sáez, Rafael Molina-Venegas, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez & Juan Carlos Moreno-Saiz
Motivation: We accessed published and unpublished floristic sources to compile a comprehensive species list of the Iberian-Balearic terrestrial vascular flora and generate AFLIBER, an accurate floristic database of georeferenced plant occurrence records. Main type of variable contained: Species distribution data totaling 1,824,549 plant occurrence records corresponding to 6,456 species and subspecies. Spatial location and grain: The western Mediterranean, including inland territories of Spain, Portugal and Andorra and the adjacent archipelagos of Berlengas, Columbretes, and Balearic...

Dataset for: No evidence for short-term evolutionary response to a warming environment in Drosophila

Pedro Simões, Marta A. Santos, Ana Carromeu-Santos, Ana S. Quina, Mauro Santos & Margarida Matos
Adaptive evolution is key in mediating responses to global warming and may sometimes be the only solution for species to survive. Such evolution will expectedly lead to changes in the populations’ thermal reaction norm and improve their ability to cope with stressful conditions. Conversely, evolutionary constraints might limit the adaptive response. Here, we test these expectations by performing a real-time evolution experiment in historically differentiated Drosophila subobscura populations. We address the phenotypic change after nine...

Images obtained by fluorescence microscopy technique for monitoring diffusion of PI molecules into pressure-treated Listeria monocytogenes cells

Bahareh Nikparvar, Alicia Subires, Marta Capellas, Manuela Hernandez-Herrero, Peter Crauwels, Christian U. Riedel & Nadav Bar
The effect of environmental stresses on microorganisms is well studied and cellular response to stresses such as heat, cold, acids, and salts was extensively discussed. Although high pressure processing (HPP) as a preservation method is becoming more popular in the food industry, the characteristics of the cellular damage caused by high pressure are unclear, and the microbial response to this stress is not well explored yet. We exposed the pathogen Listeria monocytogenes to HPP (400...

Deep reefs are not refugium for shallow-water fish communities in the southwestern Atlantic

Aline Medeiros, Beatrice Ferreira, Fredy Alvarado, Ricardo Betancur-R, Marcelo Soares & Bráulio Santos
1. The deep reef refugia hypothesis (DRRH) predicts that deep reef ecosystems may act as refugium for the biota of disturbed shallow waters. Because deep reefs are amongst the most understudied habitats on Earth, formal tests of the DRRH remain scarce. If the DRRH is valid at the community level, the diversity of species, functions and lineages of fish communities of shallow reefs should be encapsulated in deep reefs. 2. We tested the DRRH by...

Discovery of novel serum metabolic biomarkers in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome and premature ovarian failure

Jiying Chen, Qinger Zhou, Yonggang Zhang, Wenqing Tan, Hanchao Gao, Liying Zhou, Shuixiu Xiao, Jinhua Gao, Jing Li & Zhiying Zhu
Several widely recognized metabolites play a role in regulating the pathophysiological processes of various disorders. Nonetheless, the lack of effective biomarkers for the early diagnosis of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and premature ovarian failure (POF) has led to the discovery of serum-based metabolic biomarkers for these disorders. We aimed to identify various differentially expressed metabolites (DEMs) through serum-based metabolic profiling in patients with PCOS and POF and in healthy individuals by using liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry...

Maternal hemodynamics during aortic occlusion with REBOA in patients with placenta accreta spectrum disorder

Albaro José Nieto-Calvache, María Camila López-Girón, Juan Manuel Burgos-Luna, Adriana Messa-Bryon, Angélica Monroy, Leydi J. López, Fernando Rodríguez, Yaset Caicedo, Megan Brenner & Carlos A. Ordoñez
The effectiveness of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) in controlling pelvic bleeding has been reported with increasing frequency during surgical management of placenta accreta spectrum (PAS). The deployment of REBOA may lead to significant variations in vital signs requiring special care by anesthesiology during surgery. These modifications of blood pressure by REBOA in PAS patients have not been accurately documented. We report the changes in blood pressure that occur when the aorta...

Identification of downstream targets and signaling pathways of long non-coding RNA NR_002794 in human trophoblast cells

Yinyao Ma, Hua Wu, Xuxia Liang, Chun Zhang, Yanhua Ma, Yanfen Wei, Jing Li & Hui Chen
Preeclampsia (PE) is a huge threat to pregnant women. Our previous study demonstrated that long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) NR_002794 was highly expressed in placentas of PE patients and could regulate the phenotypes of trophoblast cells. However, the downstream regulatory mechanisms of NR_002794 remain unknown. In this text, some potential downstream targets or signaling pathways of NR_002794 were identified through RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) and bioinformatics analysis in SWAN71 trophoblast cells. Western blot assay demonstrated that NR_002794...

Discovery of novel serum metabolic biomarkers in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome and premature ovarian failure

Jiying Chen, Qinger Zhou, Yonggang Zhang, Wenqing Tan, Hanchao Gao, Liying Zhou, Shuixiu Xiao, Jinhua Gao, Jing Li & Zhiying Zhu
Several widely recognized metabolites play a role in regulating the pathophysiological processes of various disorders. Nonetheless, the lack of effective biomarkers for the early diagnosis of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and premature ovarian failure (POF) has led to the discovery of serum-based metabolic biomarkers for these disorders. We aimed to identify various differentially expressed metabolites (DEMs) through serum-based metabolic profiling in patients with PCOS and POF and in healthy individuals by using liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry...

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  • Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences
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  • Hebei Normal University
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  • North West Agriculture and Forestry University
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  • West China Hospital of Sichuan University
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  • Jiangxi Agricultural University
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