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The theoretical approach to population genetics

Journal Article
Al Ghafri, M. K. (2018)
The theoretical approach to population genetics. Ology: Reviews in Applied Sciences, 1, 10-11. https://doi.org/10.14297/ras.v1i1.3
Population genetics is the study of gene variation within or between populations. It deals with the allele frequencies in a given population and the forces, which might change...

The role of protein phosphatase PP2ACdc55 during meiosis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Thesis
Kerr, G. The role of protein phosphatase PP2ACdc55 during meiosis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. (Thesis)
University of Warwick. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1596320
Meiosis is a specialised cell division that results in the formation of four genetically unique haploid daughter cells from one diploid parent cell. This is achieved by one ro...

Complete genome sequence analysis of Rhodococcus equi Phage E3 and Insight into R. equi Phage Diversity.

Thesis
Salifu, S. P. Complete genome sequence analysis of Rhodococcus equi Phage E3 and Insight into R. equi Phage Diversity. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4841
Rhodococcus equi (R. equi) is a Gram positive, facultative and weakly acid-fast bacterium, which causes respiratory disease in foals worldwide resulting in pneumonia, often wi...

Identification, sequencing and molecular analysis of Chp4, a novel chlamydiaphage of Chlamydophila abortus belonging to the family Microviridae

Journal Article
Sait, M., Livingstone, M., Graham, R., Inglis, N. F., Wheelhouse, N., & Longbottom, D. (2011)
Identification, sequencing and molecular analysis of Chp4, a novel chlamydiaphage of Chlamydophila abortus belonging to the family Microviridae. Journal of General Virology, 92(7), 1733-1737. https://doi.org/10.1099/vir.0.031583-0
Members of the family Microviridae have been identified in a number of chlamydial species infecting humans (phage CPAR39 in Chlamydophila pneumoniae), other mammals (phiCPG1 i...

Identification of a Divergent Environmental DNA Sequence Clade Using the Phylogeny of Gregarine Parasites (Apicomplexa) from Crustacean Hosts

Journal Article
Rueckert, S., Simdyanov, T. G., Aleoshin, V. V., & Leander, B. S. (2011)
Identification of a Divergent Environmental DNA Sequence Clade Using the Phylogeny of Gregarine Parasites (Apicomplexa) from Crustacean Hosts. PLOS ONE, 6(3), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0018163
Background Environmental SSU rDNA surveys have significantly improved our understanding of microeukaryotic diversity. Many of the sequences acquired using this approach are ...

Description of Trichotokara nothriae n. gen. et sp. (Apicomplexa, Lecudinidae) – An intestinal gregarine of Nothria conchylega (Polychaeta, Onuphidae)

Journal Article
Rueckert, S., & Leander, B. S. (2010)
Description of Trichotokara nothriae n. gen. et sp. (Apicomplexa, Lecudinidae) – An intestinal gregarine of Nothria conchylega (Polychaeta, Onuphidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 104, 172-179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2010.03.005
The trophozoites of a novel gregarine apicomplexan, Trichotokara nothriae n. gen. et sp., were isolated and characterized from the intestines of the onuphid tubeworm Nothria c...

Starvation/stationary phase survival of Rhodococcus erythropolis SQ1: a physiological and genetic analysis

Thesis
Fanget, N. V. J. Starvation/stationary phase survival of Rhodococcus erythropolis SQ1: a physiological and genetic analysis. (Thesis)
Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2432
Although the starvation or non-growth state is probably the most common physiological state of bacteria, it has been studied in relatively few organisms. In spite of its impor...

Cooperative behaviour in cooperative breeders: Costs, benefits, and communal breeding.

Journal Article
Gilchrist, J. (2007)
Cooperative behaviour in cooperative breeders: Costs, benefits, and communal breeding. Behavioural Processes, 76, 100-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2006.12.013
[Critical review of: R. Bergmüller, R. Johnstone, A. Russell and R. Bshary, Integrating cooperative breeding into theoretical concepts of cooperation, Behav. Process. 76 (2) 2...

Characterisation of glutamine fructose-6-phosphate amidotransferase (EC 2.6.1.16) and N-acetylglucosamine metabolism in Bifidobacterium

Journal Article
Aïssi, E., Foley, S., Stolarczyk, E., Mouni, F., Brassart, C., Vidal, O., …Krzewinski, F. (2008)
Characterisation of glutamine fructose-6-phosphate amidotransferase (EC 2.6.1.16) and N-acetylglucosamine metabolism in Bifidobacterium. Archives of Microbiology, 189(2), 157-167. doi:10.1007/s00203-007-0307-9
Bifidobacterium bifidum, in contrast to other bifido-bacterial species, is auxotrophic for N-acetylglucosamine. Growth experiments revealed assimilation of radiolabelled N-ace...

Gordonia defluvii sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from activated sludge foam.

Journal Article
Soddell, J. A., Stainsby, F. M., Eales, K. L., Seviour, R. J. & Goodfellow, M. (2006)
Gordonia defluvii sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from activated sludge foam. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 56, 2265-2269. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64034-0. ISSN 14665034
Three strains of non-motile, Gram-positive, filamentous actinomycetes, isolates J4T, J5 and J59, initially recognized microscopically in activated sludge foam by their distinc...

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