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Climate change effects on a miniature ocean: the highly diverse, highly impacted Mediterranean Sea.
Little doubt is left that climate change is underway, strongly affecting the Earth's biodiversity. Some of the greatest challenges ahead concern the marine realm, but it is unclear to what extentExpand
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Assessing the complex sponge microbiota: core, variable and species-specific bacterial communities in marine sponges
Marine sponges are well known for their associations with highly diverse, yet very specific and often highly similar microbiota. The aim of this study was to identify potential bacterialExpand
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Mass mortality in Northwestern Mediterranean rocky benthic communities: effects of the 2003 heat wave
Late in summer 2003, extensive mass mortality of at least 25 rocky benthic macro-invertebrate species (mainly gorgonians and sponges) was observed in the entire Northwestern (NW) MediterraneanExpand
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Clinical COPD phenotypes: a novel approach using principal component and cluster analyses
Classification of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is usually based on the severity of airflow limitation, which may not reflect phenotypic heterogeneity. Here, we sought to identify COPDExpand
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Mass mortality event in red coral Corallium rubrum populations in the Provence region (France, NW Mediterranean)
A mass mortality event of the red coral Corallium rubrum (L.) occurred in the NW Mediterranean region in summer 1999. The main objectives of the present study were to document the mortality sufferedExpand
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Pulmonary Embolism in Patients with Unexplained Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Prevalence and Risk Factors
Context Pulmonary embolism (PE) is common in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations, and the 2 conditions present similarly. Content For 45 months, every patientExpand
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Airways involvement in rheumatoid arthritis: clinical, functional, and HRCT findings.
The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence and characteristics of airways involvement in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients in the absence of interstitial lung disease. WeExpand
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Host–microbiota interactions within the fish intestinal ecosystem
Teleost fish are in direct contact with the aquatic environment, and are therefore in continual contact with a complex and dynamic microbiota, some of which may have implications for health. MucosalExpand
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Effects of 12 years' operation of a sewage treatment plant on trace metal occurrence within a Mediterranean commercial sponge (Spongia officinalis, Demospongiae).
The present field study uses Spongia officinalis for assessing trace metals occurrence in time and space within Mediterranean rocky communities. Nine sites were selected in the Marseille area forExpand
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Five new sponge species (Porifera: Demospongiae) of subtropical or tropical affinities from the coast of Lebanon (eastern Mediterranean)
Five new species of sponges are described from the coast of Lebanon in the eastern Mediterranean, Levantine Basin. Euryspongia raouchensis (Dysideidae), Liosina blastifera (Dictyonellidae) andExpand
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