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Elevated atmospheric CO2 and feedback between carbon and nitrogen cycles
We tested a conceptual model describing the influence of elevated atmospheric CO2 on plant production, soil microorganisms, and the cycling of C and N in the plant-soil system. Our model is based onExpand
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The demography of fine roots in response to patches of water and nitrogen.
Fine root demography was quantified in response to patches of increased water and nitrogen availability in a natural, second-growth, mixed hardwood forest in northern Michigan, USA. As expected, theExpand
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Accelerated evolution of a false-truffle from a mushroom ancestor
THE false-truffles (Hymenogastrales) are a group of basidomycetous fungi that produce underground truffle-like basidiocarps. They are generally believed to be independently derived from severalExpand
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Amplification and sequencing of DNA from fungal herbarium specimens.
We have utilized the polymerase chain reaction to amplify DNA from 35 collections of dried fungi obtained from four different herbaria. Sixteen of these samples were subsequently sequenced. The col...
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Clinical experience of transoral suturing for an endoluminal vertical gastroplasty: 1-year follow-up in 64 patients.
BACKGROUND Bariatric surgery for severe obesity has demonstrated significant health benefits, but it is not without complications. Transoral approaches to weight loss offer a minimally invasiveExpand
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EUS-guided fine needle aspiration of the liver: indications, yield, and safety based on an international survey of 167 cases.
BACKGROUND The liver is a common site of metastases for various malignancies. EUS-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) of liver masses has only been reported in small series from single centers.Expand
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Failed Restrictive Surgery: Is Sleeve Gastrectomy a Good Revisional Procedure?
The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of converting failed restrictive procedures such as laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB), non-adjustable gastric banding (NAGB),Expand
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Self-Expanding Metallic Stents for Palliation and as a Bridge to Minimally Invasive Surgery in Colorectal Obstruction
Self-expanding metallic stents are effective for the palliation of malignant obstruction. This study indicates that stents for bowel obstruction may allow for minimally invasive surgical interventionExpand
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Ecological studies of hypogeous fungi. I. Coleoptera associated with sporocarps.
SUMMARYEight species of beetles are reported from ten previously unreported hypogeous fungus substrates. The associations include: Catopocerus capizzii with Hymenogaster parksii and Zelleromyces gi...
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