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Impact of prematurity and nutrition on the developing gut microbiome and preterm infant growth
BackgroundIdentification of factors that influence the neonatal gut microbiome is urgently needed to guide clinical practices that support growth of healthy preterm infants. Here, we examined theExpand
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Emerging Performance Measurement Responses to Changing Political Pressures at State Departments of Transportation: Practitioners' Perspective
Performance measurement is an evolving practice. All state departments of transportation (DOTs) have used some aspect of performance measurement for analyzing system uses and conditions as part ofExpand
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Emerging Performance Measurement Responses to Changing Political Pressures at State DOTs: A Practitioners' Perspective
Performance measurement is an evolving practice. All state DOTs have used some aspect of performance measurement for analyzing system uses and conditions as part of the engineering and planningExpand
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Analysis of Non-Typeable Haemophilous influenzae VapC1 Mutations Reveals Structural Features Required for Toxicity and Flexibility in the Active Site
Bacteria have evolved mechanisms that allow them to survive in the face of a variety of stresses including nutrient deprivation, antibiotic challenge and engulfment by predator cells. A switch toExpand
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Ectoparasite Resistance Is Correlated with Reduced Host Egg Hatch Rate in the Drosophila-Macrocheles System
We test for fitness costs of resistance in a natural host–parasite system, involving Drosophila nigrospiracula and ectoparasitic mites, Macrocheles subbadius. We contrasted rates of mortality atExpand
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Evaluating the Developmental Instability-Sexual Selection Hypothesis in the Fruit Fly, Drosophila bipectinata (Diptera: Drosophilidae)
Because developmental instability is the outcome of an individual’s inability to buffer against environmental perturbations, the phenotypic outcomes of DI, fluctuating asymmetry and phenodeviance,Expand
Analysis of anthropogenic effects on topsoil throughout the California Polytechnic State University campus in San Luis Obispo
ii Soils reflect the health of a landscape, and in many cases carry the burden of anthropogenic activity, continually changing in characteristics such as pH, soil texture, soil structure,Expand