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    • Conservation and divergence of chemical defense system in the tunicate Oikopleura dioica revealed by genome wide response to two xenobiotics 

      Yadetie, Fekadu; Butcher, Stephen; Førde, Hilde E.; Campsteijn, Coen; Bouquet, Jean-Marie; Karlsen, Odd André; Denoeud, France; Metpally, Raghu; Thompson, Eric M.; Manak, J. Robert; Goksøyr, Anders; Chourrout, Daniel (BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-02-02)
      Background Animals have developed extensive mechanisms of response to xenobiotic chemical attacks. Although recent genome surveys have suggested a broad conservation of the chemical defensome across metazoans, global ...
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    • Conserved BK Channel-Protein Interactions Reveal Signals Relevant to Cell Death and Survival 

      Sokolowski, Bernd; Orchard, Sandra; Harvey, Margaret; Sridhar, Settu; Sakai, Yoshihisa (Public Library of Science, 2011-12-09)
      The large-conductance Ca2+-activated K+ (BK) channel and its b-subunit underlie tuning in non-mammalian sensory or hair cells, whereas in mammals its function is less clear. To gain insights into species differences and ...
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    • A Continuous Max-Flow Approach to Minimal Partitions with Label Cost Prior 

      Yuan, Jing; Bae, Egil; Boykov, Yuri; Tai, Xue-Cheng (The authors, 2011)
      This paper investigates a convex relaxation approach for minimum description length (MDL) based image partitioning or labeling, which proposes an energy functional regularized by the spatial smoothness prior joint with ...
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    • Correlations among elliptic flow parameter, impact parameter, and multiplicity 

      Zhou, Dai-Mei; Cheng, Yun; Yan, Yu-Liang; Dong, Bao-Guo; Sa, Ben-Hao; Csernai, Laszlo P. (Springer, 2010-09-01)
      The elliptic flow parameter, v2, in the Fourier expansion of the event-by-event charged-particle multiplicity azimuthal distribution in the momentum space is studied by taking into account the multiplicity fluctuations. ...
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    • CREST – Classification Resources for Environmental Sequence Tags 

      Lanzén, Anders; Jørgensen, Steffen Leth; Huson, Daniel H.; Gorfer, Markus; Grindhaug, Svenn Helge; Jonassen, Inge; Øvreås, Lise; Urich, Tim (Public Library of Science, 2012-11-08)
      Sequencing of taxonomic or phylogenetic markers is becoming a fast and efficient method for studying environmental microbial communities. This has resulted in a steadily growing collection of marker sequences, most notably ...
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    • Critical vulnerabilities of marine and sea ice–based ecosystems in the high Arctic 

      Johannessen, Ola M.; Miles, Martin W. (Springer, 2010-12-01)
      The objectives of this paper are to summarise: (1) observed 20th-century and projected 21st-century changes in key components of the Arctic climate system and (2) probable impacts on the Arctic marine environment, with ...
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    • Crustal structure of the ultra-slow spreading Knipovich Ridge, North Atlantic, along a presumed ridge segment center 

      Kandilarov, Aleksandre; Landa, Hildegunn; Mjelde, Rolf; Pedersen, Rolf Birger; Okino, Kyoko; Murai, Yoshio (Springer, 2010)
      A combined ocean bottom seismometer, multichannel seismic reflection and gravity study has been carried out along the spreading direction of the Knipovich Ridge over a topographic high that defines a segment center. ...
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    • Curve Density Estimates 

      Lampe, Ove Daae; Hauser, Helwig (Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2011-06-28)
      In this work, we present a technique based on kernel density estimation for rendering smooth curves. With this approach, we produce uncluttered and expressive pictures, revealing frequency information about one, or, ...
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    • Curve-Centric Volume Reformation for Comparative Visualization 

      Lampe, Ove Daae; Correa, Carlos; Ma, Kwan-Liu; Hauser, Helwig (IEEE, 2009-10-11)
      We present two visualization techniques for curve-centric volume reformation with the aim to create compelling comparative visualizations. A curve-centric volume reformation deforms a volume, with regards to a curve in ...
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    • Cytoskeleton-mediated templating of complex cellulose-scaffolded extracellular structure and its association with oikosins in the urochordate Oikopleura 

      Sagane, Yoshimasa; Hosp, Julia; Zech, Karin; Thompson, Eric M. (Springer, 2010)
      Oriented cellulose deposition is critical to plant patterning and models suggest microtubules constrain cellulose synthase movements through the plasma membrane. Though widespread in plants, urochordates are the only animals ...
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    • Deep chlorophyll a maxima (DCMs) in pelagic Antarctic waters. II. Relation to bathymetric features and dissolved iron concentrations 

      Holm-Hansen, O.; Kahru, M.; Hewes, Christopher D. (Inter-Research, 2005-08-01)
      A deep chlorophyll a maximum (DCM) at depths between 60 and 90 m in waters south of the Antarctic Polar Front (APF) occurs only in pelagic waters where the chlorophyll a concentrations in the upper mixed layer (UML) are ...
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    • Deep ocean experiments with fossil fuel carbon dioxide: creation and sensing of a controlled plume at 4 km depth 

      Brewer, Peter G.; Peltzer, Edward T.; Walz, Peter; Aya, Izuo; Yamane, Kenji; Kojima, Ryuji; Nakajima, Yasuharu; Nakayama, Noriko; Haugan, Peter Mosby; Johannessen, Truls (Sears Foundation for Marine Research, 2005-01)
      The rapidly rising levels of atmospheric and oceanic CO2 from the burning of fossil fuels has lead to well-established international concerns over dangerous anthropogenic interference with climate. Disposal of captured ...
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    • The deepening of the Atlantic water in the Lofoten Basin of the Norwegian Sea, demonstrated by using an active reduced gravity model 

      Orvik, Kjell Arild (American Geophysical Union, 2004-06-29)
      The Norwegian Atlantic Current (NwAC) as a poleward eastern boundary current is to be considered as the northern limb of the Meridional Overturning Circulation in the North Atlantic (MOC). It transports warm and saline ...
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    • Dense water formation and circulation in the Barents Sea 

      Årthun, Marius; Ingvaldsen, Randi; Smedsrud, Lars Henrik; Schrum, Corinna (Elsevier, 2011)
      Dense water masses from Arctic shelf seas are an important part of the Arctic thermohaline system. We present previously unpublished observations from shallow banks in the Barents Sea, which reveal large interannual ...
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    • Description and evaluation of the Bergen climate model: ARPEGE coupled with MICOM 

      Furevik, Tore; Bentsen, Mats; Drange, Helge; Kindem, I. K. T.; Kvamstø, Nils Gunnar; Sorteberg, Asgeir (Springer, 2003-07)
      A new coupled atmosphere–ocean–sea ice model has been developed, named the Bergen Climate Model (BCM). It consists of the atmospheric model ARPEGE/IFS, together with a global version of the ocean model MICOM including a ...
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    • A diagnosis of warm-core and cold-core extratropical cyclone development using the Zwack–Okossi equation 

      Azad, Roohollah; Sorteberg, Asgeir (Royal Meteorological Society and Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)
      In this study, the development of a warm-core and cold-core extratropical cyclone over North Atlantic is examined. The geostrophic relative vorticity tendency used to diagnose the development is calculated utilizing the ...
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    • Dietary methylmercury alters the proteome in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) kidney 

      Nøstbakken, Ole Jakob; Martin, Samuel A. M.; Cash, Phillip; Torstensen, Bente Elisabeth; Amlund, Heidi; Olsvik, Pål A. (Elsevier, 2011-12-19)
      Background: Methylmercury (MeHg) is an environmental contaminant most known for its severe neurotoxic effects. Although accumulation of MeHg tends to be several folds higher in kidney compared to other tissues, studies ...
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    • Differences in soil arthropod communities along a high altitude gradient at Shergyla Mountain, Tibet, China 

      Jing, Sheng; Solhøy, Torstein; Huifu, Wang; Vollan, Thor Inge; Rumei, Xu (The Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, 2005)
      This is the first time that the soil arthropod communitycomposition along a high-altitude gradient (3,837, 4,105, and5,050 m a.s.l.) has been investigated in eastern Tibet, China.Five soil samples of 50 cm super(2) were ...
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    • Differential Fault Analysis of Trivium 

      Hojsík, Michal; Rudolf, Bohuslav (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008)
      Trivium is a hardware-oriented stream cipher designed in 2005 by de Canni`ere and Preneel for the European project eStream, and it has successfully passed the first and the second phase of this project. Its design has ...
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    • Direct two-photon double ionization of H2 

      Simonsen, A. S.; Sørngård, Stian Astad; Nepstad, Raymond; Førre, Morten (American Physical Society, 2012-06-05)
      We have studied the process of direct (nonsequential) two-photon double ionization of molecular hydrogen (H2). Solving the time-dependent Schr¨odinger equation by an ab initio method, total (generalized) and singlediffe ...
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