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  • Boulware, LE; Tangri, N; Ephraim, PL; Scialla, JJ; Sozio, SM; Crews, DC; Shafi, T; Miskulin, DC; Liu, J; St Peter, W; Jaar, BG; Wu, AW; Powe, NR; Navaneethan, SD; Bandeen-Roche, K; DEcIDE ESRD Patient Outcomes in Renal Disease Study Investigators (2012-12-06)
    BACKGROUND: Evidence is lacking to inform providers' and patients' decisions about many common treatment strategies for patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD). METHODS/DESIGN: The DEcIDE Patient Outcomes in ESRD Study ...
  • Jaratlerdsiri, Weerachai; Deakin, Janine; Godinez, Ricardo M.; Shan, Xueyan; Peterson, Daniel G.; Marthey, Sylvain; Lyons, Eric; McCarthy, Fiona M.; Isberg, Sally R.; Higgins, Damien P.; Chong, Amanda Y.; St. John, John; Glenn, Travis C.; Ray, David A.; Gongora, Jaime (Public Library of Science, 2014-12-11)
    <p>The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) is a dynamic genome region with an essential role in the adaptive immunity of vertebrates, especially antigen presentation. The MHC is generally divided into subregions (classes ...
  • Zhang, G; Li, B; Li, C; Gilbert, MT; Jarvis, ED; Wang, J; Avian Genome Consortium (2014)
    BACKGROUND: The evolutionary relationships of modern birds are among the most challenging to understand in systematic biology and have been debated for centuries. To address this challenge, we assembled or collected the ...
  • Künstner, A; Wolf, JB; Backström, N; Whitney, O; Balakrishnan, CN; Day, L; Edwards, SV; Janes, DE; Schlinger, BA; Wilson, RK; Jarvis, ED; Warren, WC; Ellegren, H (2010-03)
    Next-generation sequencing technology provides an attractive means to obtain large-scale sequence data necessary for comparative genomic analysis. To analyse the patterns of mutation rate variation and selection intensity ...
  • Zhang, G; Li, C; Li, Q; Li, B; Larkin, DM; Lee, C; Storz, JF; Antunes, A; Greenwold, MJ; Meredith, RW; Odeen, A; Cui, J; Zhou, Q; Xu, L; Pan, H; Wang, Z; Jin, L; Zhang, P; Hu, H; Yang, W; Hu, J; Xiao, J; Yang, Z; Liu, Y; Xie, Q; Yu, H; Lian, J; Wen, P; Zhang, F; Li, H; Zeng, Y; Xiong, Z; Liu, S; Zhou, L; Huang, Z; An, N; Wang, J; Zheng, Q; Xiong, Y; Wang, G; Wang, B; Wang, J; Fan, Y; da Fonseca, RR; Alfaro-Nunez, A; Schubert, M; Orlando, L; Mourier, T; Howard, JT; Ganapathy, G; Pfenning, A; Whitney, O; Rivas, MV; Hara, E; Smith, J; Farre, M; Narayan, J; Slavov, G; Romanov, MN; Borges, R; Machado, JP; Khan, I; Springer, MS; Gatesy, J; Hoffmann, FG; Opazo, JC; Hastad, O; Sawyer, RH; Kim, H; Kim, K-W; Kim, HJ; Cho, S; Li, N; Huang, Y; Bruford, MW; Zhan, X; Dixon, A; Bertelsen, MF; Derryberry, E; Warren, W; Wilson, RK; Li, S; Ray, DA; Green, RE; O'Brien, SJ; Griffin, D; Johnson, WE; Haussler, D; Ryder, OA; Willerslev, E; Graves, GR; Alstroem, P; Fjeldsa, J; Mindell, DP; Edwards, SV; Braun, EL; Rahbek, C; Burt, DW; Houde, P; Zhang, Y; Yang, H; Wang, J; Jarvis, ED; Gilbert, MTP; Wang, J; Consortium, AG (2014-12-12)
  • Zhang, G; Li, C; Li, Q; Li, B; Larkin, DM; Lee, C; Storz, JF; Antunes, A; Greenwold, MJ; Meredith, RW; Ödeen, A; Cui, J; Zhou, Q; Xu, L; Pan, H; Wang, Z; Jin, L; Zhang, P; Hu, H; Yang, W; Hu, J; Xiao, J; Yang, Z; Liu, Y; Xie, Q; Yu, H; Lian, J; Wen, P; Zhang, F; Li, H; Zeng, Y; Xiong, Z; Liu, S; Zhou, L; Huang, Z; An, N; Wang, J; Zheng, Q; Xiong, Y; Wang, G; Wang, B; Wang, J; Fan, Y; da Fonseca, RR; Alfaro-Núñez, A; Schubert, M; Orlando, L; Mourier, T; Howard, JT; Ganapathy, G; Pfenning, A; Whitney, O; Rivas, MV; Hara, E; Smith, J; Farré, M; Narayan, J; Slavov, G; Romanov, MN; Borges, R; Machado, JP; Khan, I; Springer, MS; Gatesy, J; Hoffmann, FG; Opazo, JC; Håstad, O; Sawyer, RH; Kim, H; Kim, KW; Kim, HJ; Cho, S; Li, N; Huang, Y; Bruford, MW; Zhan, X; Dixon, A; Bertelsen, MF; Derryberry, E; Warren, W; Wilson, RK; Li, S; Ray, DA; Green, RE; O'Brien, SJ; Griffin, D; Johnson, WE; Haussler, D; Ryder, OA; Willerslev, E; Graves, GR; Alström, P; Fjeldså, J; Mindell, DP; Edwards, SV; Braun, EL; Rahbek, C; Burt, DW; Houde, P; Zhang, Y; Yang, H; Wang, J; Avian Genome Consortium; Jarvis, ED; Gilbert, MT; Wang, J (2014-12-12)
    Birds are the most species-rich class of tetrapod vertebrates and have wide relevance across many research fields. We explored bird macroevolution using full genomes from 48 avian species representing all major extant ...
  • Wirthlin, M; Lovell, PV; Jarvis, ED; Mello, CV (2014-12-13)
    BACKGROUND: Songbirds (oscine Passeriformes) are among the most diverse and successful vertebrate groups, comprising almost half of all known bird species. Identifying the genomic innovations that might be associated with ...
  • Thompson, Sally E.; Harman, C. J.; Konings, A. G.; Sivapalan, M; Neal, A.; Troch, P. A. (Water Resources Research, 2011-07-15)
    Watersheds can be characterized as complex space‐time filters that transform incoming fluxes of energy, water, and nutrients into variable output signals. The behavior of these filters is driven by climate, geomorphology, ...
  • Smith, DH; Winters-Digiacinto, P; Mitiku, M; O'Rourke, S; Sinangil, F; Wrin, T; Montefiori, DC; Berman, PW (2010-08-11)
    BACKGROUND: Previous clinical efficacy trials failed to support the continued development of recombinant gp120 (rgp120) as a candidate HIV vaccine. However, the recent RV144 HIV vaccine trial in Thailand showed that a ...
  • Ahn, D; Sarver, TD (2015-04-28)
    We propose nonparametric definitions of absolute and comparative naiveté. These definitions leverage both ex-ante choice of menu to identify individuals' projections of their future behavior and ex-post choice from menus ...
  • Webb, LJ; Samei, E; Lo, JY; Baker, JA; Ghate, SV; Kim, C; Soo, MS; Walsh, R (2011-04)
    PURPOSE: Mammography is known to be one of the most difficult radiographic exams to interpret. Mammography has important limitations, including the superposition of normal tissue that can obscure a mass, chance alignment ...
  • Reel, Jessica (2016)
    <p>In the last two decades, the field of homogeneous gold catalysis has been </p><p>extremely active, growing at a rapid pace. Another rapidly-growing field—that of </p><p>computational chemistry—has often been applied to ...
  • Kontchou, Nelly-Ange (2013-11-12)
    This comparative study aimed to discover the principal factors that influence the perceptions of citizens in Arica, Chile and Rome, Italy toward mental illness. Specifically, the study aimed to investigate how these ...
  • Kontchou, Nelly-Ange (2013-05-08)
    This comparative study aimed to discover the principal factors that influence the perceptions of citizens in Arica, Chile and Rome, Italy toward mental illness. Specifically, the study aimed to investigate how these ...
  • Jones, Sarah Mychal (2012)
    <p>There is a long-standing claim that humans and nonhuman primates share an evolutionarily ancient system of nonverbal number representation. By and large, the focus in the field has been on providing existence proofs ...
  • Ceola, S; Botter, G; Bertuzzo, E; Porporato, A; Rodriguez-Iturbe, I; Rinaldo, A (2010-09-17)
    We run a comparative study of ecohydrological models of streamflow probability distributions (pdfs), p(Q), derived by Botter et al. (2007a, 2009), against field data gathered in different hydrological contexts. Streamflows ...
  • Abatangelo, L; Maglietta, R; Distaso, A; D'Addabbo, A; Creanza, TM; Mukherjee, S; Ancona, N (2009-09-02)
  • Powell, Brian James (2012)
    <p>Changing environmental conditions may present substantial challenges to organisms experiencing them. In animals, the fastest way to respond to these changes is often by altering behavior. This ability, called behavioral ...
  • Lou, Huanliang (2016-04-20)
    Sun Wukong is a fictional hero from the Chinese classic The Journey to the West. As a well-known trickster, Wukong has a lot of similarities with several other tricksters around the world. In order to analyze him, I try ...