The Biological Sciences Faculty Research and Publications Series is comprised of books and articles published by Marquette University's biological sciences faculty.

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Submissions from 2014

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Simulation of the Segmental Burst Generating Network for Locomotion in Lamprey, Stan Grillner, James Buchanan, and A. Lansner

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Successful Treatment of an MTBE-impacted Aquifer Using a Bioreactor Self-colonized by Native Aquifer Bacteria, Kristin A. Hicks, Radomir Schmidt, Michael G. Nickelsen, Susan L. Boyle, Jeffrey M. Baker, Paul M. Tornatore, Krassimira R. Hristova, and Kate M. Scow

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Functionally Diverse Biotin-dependent Enzymes with Oxaloacetate Decarboxylase Activity, Adam D. Lietzan and Martin St. Maurice

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Writing Assignments with a Metacognitive Component Enhance Learning in a Large Introductory Biology Course, Michelle Mynlieff, Anita Manogaran, Martin St. Maurice, and Thomas Eddinger

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Potent Inhibition of Mandelate Racemase by a Fluorinated Substrate-Product Analogue with a Novel Binding Mode, Mitesh Nagar, Adam D. Lietzan, Martin St. Maurice, and Stephen L. Bearne

Submissions from 2013

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Effects of Prolonged Space Flight on Human Skeletal Muscle Enzyme and Substrate Profiles, Robert Fitts, Patricia Colloton, Scott Trappe, J. L. Bain, and Danny A. Riley

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SMB Myosin Heavy Chain Knockout Enhances Tonic Contraction and Reduces the Rate of Force Generation in Ileum and Stomach Antrum, Qian Huang, Gopal J. Babu, Muthu Periasamy, and Thomas Eddinger

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Insights Into the Carboxyltransferase Reaction of Pyruvate Carboxylase From the Structures of Bound Product and Intermediate Analogs, Adam D. Lietzan and Martin St. Maurice

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The Structure of Allophanate Hydrolase from Granulibacter bethesdensis Provides Insights into Substrate Specificity in the Amidase Signature Family, Yi Lin and Martin St. Maurice

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Bacterial Intracellular Sulfur Globules: Structure and Function, James Maki

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Confocal Imaging of Transmembrane Voltage by SEER of di-8-ANEPPS, Carlo Manno, Lourdes Figueroa, Robert Fitts, and Eduardo Rios

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Antifreeze Proteins in the Primary Urine of Larvae of the Beetle Dendroides Canadensis, Philip K. Nickell, Sandra Sass, Dawn Verleye, Edward M. Blumenthal, and John G. Duman

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Roles of Predicted Glycosyltransferases in the Biosynthesis of the Rhizobium etli CE3 O Antigen, Kristylea J. Ojeda, Laurie Simonds, and K. Dale Noel

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Neurodegeneration in Drop-Dead Mutant Drosophila Melanogaster Is Associated with the Respiratory System but Not with Hypoxia, Christine Lynn Sansone and Edward M. Blumenthal

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Selenium Biotransformations in an Engineered Aquatic Ecosystem for Bioremediation of Agricultural Wastewater via Brine Shrimp Production, Radomir Schmidt, Prapakorn Tantoyotai, Sirine C. Fakra, Matthew A. Marcus, Soo In Yang, Ingrid J. Pickering, Gary S. Bañuelos, Krassimira R. Hristova, and John L. Freeman

Submissions from 2012

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The mir-51 Family of MicroRNAs Functions in Diverse Regulatory Pathways in Caenorhbditis Elegans, Allison Abbott, John L. Brenner, and Benedict J. Kemp

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Roles of Arg427 and Arg472 in the Binding and Allosteric Effects of Acetyl CoA in Pyruvate Carboxylase, Abdussalam Adina-Zada, Chutima Sereerukb, Sarawut Jitrapakdee, Tonya N. Zeczycki, Martin St. Maurice, W Wallace Cleland, John C. Wallace, and Paul V. Attwood

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Introduction to the Special Issue on Insect Epithelial Transport, Edward M. Blumenthal and Peter M. Piermarini

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Inhibitory Effects of Arabidopsis EARLI1 Against Botrytis Cinerea and Bradysia difform, Zhen Du, Dan Xu, Lan Li, Yao Shi, Michael Schläppi, and Zi-Qin Xu

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DPY-30 Domain and its Flanking Sequence Mediate the Assembly Modulation of Flagellar Radial Spoke Complexes, Radhika Gopal, Kenneth W. Foster, and Pinfen Yang

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The Versatile Molecular Complex Component LC8 Promotes Several Distinct Steps of Flagellar Assembly, Anjali Gupta, Dennis R. Diener, Priyanka Sivadas, Joel L. Rosenbaum, and Pinfen Yang

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Nuclear Dualism, Kathleen Karrer

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Nuclear Dualism, Kathleen Karrer

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miR-786 Regulation of a Fatty-Acid Elongase Contributes to Rhythmic Calcium-Wave Initiation in C. elegans, Benedict J. Kemp, Erik Allman, Lois Immerman, Megan Mohnen, Maureen A. Peters, Keith Nerhke, and Allison Abbott

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Snapshots of Catalysis in Rhizobium Etli Pyruvate Carboxylase, Adam D. Lietzan and Ann L. Menefee

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Structure of Mandelate Racemase with Bound Intermediate Analogues Benzohydroxamate and Cupferron, Adam D. Lietzan, Mitesh Nagar, Elisa Pellmann, Jennifer R. Bourque, Stephen L. Bearne, and Martin St. Maurice

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Expression of Recombinant EARLI1, a Hybrid Proline-Rich Protein of Arabidopsis, in Escherichia coli and its Inhibition Effect to the Growth of Fungal Pathogens and Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Lan Li, Chen Zhang, Dan Xu, Michael Schläppi, and Zi-Qin Xu

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Developmental Expression of Drop-Dead is Required for Early Adult Survival and Normal Body Mass in Drosophila Melanogaster, Christine Lynn Sansone and Edward M. Blumenthal

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A Flagellar A-Kinase Anchoring Protein with Two Amphipathic Helices Forms a Structural Scaffold in the Radial Spoke Complex, Priyanka Sivadas, Jennifer M. Dienes, Martin St. Maurice, William D. Meek, and Pinfen Yang

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Rcf1 and Rcf2, Members of the Hypoxia-induced Gene 1 Protein Family, Are Critical Components of the Mitochondrial Cytochrome bc1-cytochrome Oxidase Supercomplex, Vera Strogolova, Andrew Furness, Micaela Robb-McGrath, Joshua Garlich, and Rosemary A. Stuart

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The Enzymes of Biotin Dependent CO(2) Metabolism: What Structures Reveal about Their Reaction Mechanisms, Grover L. Waldrop, Hazel M. Holden, and Martin St. Maurice

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Dragon's Blood May Have Radioprotective Effects in Radiation-Induced Rat Brain Injury, Nian Xin, Yu-Juan Li, Xu Li, Xiao Wang, Yan Li, Xiao Zhang, Rong-Ji Dai, Wei-Wei Meng, Hai-Long Wang, Hong Ma, Michael Schläppi, and Yu-Lin Deng

Perturbing Microtubule Integrity Blocks AMP-Activated Protein Kinase-Induced Meiotic Resumption in Cultured Mouse Oocytes, Ru Ya and Stephen Downs

Submissions from 2011

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Uncovering New Functions for MicroRNAs in Caenorhabditis elegans, Allison Abbott

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Probing the allosteric activation of pyruvate carboxylase using 2′,3′-O-(2,4,6-trinitrophenyl) adenosine 5′-triphosphate as a fluorescent mimic of the allosteric activator acetyl CoA, Abdussalam Adina-Zada, Rasmani Hazra, Chutima Sereerukb, Sarawut Jitrapakdee, Tonya N. Zeczycki, Martin St. Maurice, W Wallace Cleland, John C. Wallace, and Paul V. Attwood

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Flexibility in the Patterning and Control of Axial Locomotor Networks in Lamprey, James Buchanan

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Spinal Locomotor Inputs to Individually Identified Reticulospinal Neurons in the Lamprey, James Buchanan

Glutamatergic plasticity in medial prefrontal cortex and ventral tegmental area following extended-access cocaine self-administration, Behnam Ghasemzadeh, Preethi Vasudevan, Chad Giles, Anthony Purgianto, Chad Seubert, and John R. Mantsch

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A Rice Plastidial Nucleotide Sugar Epimerase Is Involved in Galactolipid Biosynthesis and Improves Photosynthetic Efficiency, Chunlai Li, Yiqin Wang, Linchuan Liu, Yingchun Hu, Fengxia Zhang, Sod Mergen, Guodong Wang, Michael Schläppi, and Chengcai Chu

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Interaction between the Biotin Carboxyl Carrier Domain and the Biotin Carboxylase Domain in Pyruvate Carboxylase from Rhizobium etli, Adam D. Lietzan, Ann L. Menefee, Tonya N. Zeczycki, Sudhanshu Kumar, Paul V. Attwood, John C. Wallace, W. Wallace Cleland, and Martin St. Maurice

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Neuronal Control of Swimming Behavior: Comparison of Vertebrate and Invertebrate Model Systems, Olivia Mullins, John Hackett, James Buchanan, and W. Otto Friesen

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Genetic and physiological analysis of biennialism in Hyoscyamus niger, Michael Schläppi

The HyPRP gene EARLI1 has an auxiliary role for germinability and early seedling development under low temperature and salt stress conditions (presentation), Michael Schläppi, Dan Xu, Xuan Huang, and Zi-Qin Xu

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Dragon's Blood extract has antithrombotic properties, affecting platelet aggregation functions and anticoagulation activities, Nian Xin, Yu-Juan Li, Rong-Ji Dai, Wei-Wei Meng, Yan Chen, Michael Schläppi, and Yu-Lin Deng

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The HyPRP gene EARLI1 has an auxiliary role for germinability and early seedling development under low temperature and salt stress conditions in Arabidopsis thaliana, Dan Xu, Xuan Huang, Zi-Qin Xu, and Michael Schläppi

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Cold-inducible expression of AZI1 and its function in improvement of freezing tolerance of Arabidopsis thaliana and Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Zhi-Yan Xu, Xin Zhang, Michael Schläppi, and Zi-Qin Xu

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Novel Insights into the Biotin Carboxylase Domain Reactions of Pyruvate Carboxylase from Rhizobium etli, Tonya N. Zeczycki, Ann L. Menefee, Abdussalam Adina-Zada, Sarawut Jitrapakdee, Kathy H. Surinya, John C. Wallace, Paul V. Attwood, Martin St. Maurice, and W Wallace Cleland

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Activation and Inhibition of Pyruvate Carboxylase from Rhizobium etli, Tonya N. Zeczycki, Ann L. Menefee, Sarawut Jitrapakdee, John C. Wallace, Paul V. Attwood, Martin St. Maurice, and W Wallace Cleland

Submissions from 2010

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Loss of Individual MicroRNAs Causes Mutant Phenotypes in Sensitized Genetic Backgrounds in C. elegans, John L. Brenner, Kristen L. Jasiewicz, Alisha F. Fahley, Benedict J. Kemp, and Allison Abbott

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Prolonged Space Flight-Induced Alterations in the Structure and Function of Human Skeletal Muscle Fibres, Robert Fitts, S. W. Trappe, David Costill, Philip M. Gallagher, Andrew C. Creer, Patricia Colloton, Jim R. Peters, Janell Romatowski, J. L. Bain, and Danny A. Riley

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Genetic Basis for Rhizobium etli CE3 O-Antigen O-Methylated Residues that Vary According to Growth Conditions, Kristylea J. Ojeda, Jodie M. Box, and K. Dale Noel

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Genetic Basis for Rhizobium etli CE3 O-Antigen O-Methylated Residues That Vary According to Growth Conditions, Kristylea J. Ojeda, Jodie M. Box, and K. Dale Noel

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Structure and Expression of Two Nuclear Receptor Genes in Marsupials: Insights into the Evolution of the Antisense Overlap between the α-Thyroid Hormone Receptor and Rev-erbα, Brandon C. Rindfleisch, M. Scott Brown, John L. VandeBerg, and Stephen Munroe

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Bioaugmentation for Improved Recovery of Anaerobic Digesters After Toxicant Exposure, Anne Schauer-Gimenez, Daniel Zitomer, James Maki, and Craig Struble

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A Developmentally Regulated Gene, ASI2, Is Required for Endocycling in the Macronuclear Anlagen of Tetrahymena, Lihui Yin, Susan T. Gater, and Kathleen Karrer

Submissions from 2009

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Isoform- and Cell-Specific Function of Tyrosine Decarboxylase in the Drosophila Malpighian Tubule, Edward M. Blumenthal

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Defective Gut Function in Drop-Dead Mutant Drosophila, Cassandra R. Peller, Elizabeth M. Bacon, Julie A. Bucheger, and Edward M. Blumenthal

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Exercise in Space: Human Skeletal Muscle After 6 Months Aboard the International Space Station, Scott Trappe, David Costill, Philip M. Gallagher, Andrew C. Creer, Jim R. Peters, Harlan Evans, Danny A. Riley, and Robert Fitts

Submissions from 2008

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Cloning of the Neurodegeneration Gene Drop-Dead and Characterization of Additional Phenotypes of its Mutation, Edward M. Blumenthal

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The Spinobulbar System in Lamprey, James Buchanan and James F. Einum

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The Cross-Bridge Cycle and Skeletal Muscle Fatigue, Robert Fitts

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Requirement of a Plasmid-Encoded Catalase for Survival of Rhizobium etli CFN42 in a Polyphenol-Rich Environment, Alejandro García-de los Santos, Erika López, Ciro A. Cubillas, K. Dale Noel, Susana Brom, and David Romero

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Vibration causes acute vascular injury in a two-step process: vasoconstriction and vacuole disruption, Sandya R. Govindaraju, James L. W. Bain, Thomas Eddinger, and Danny A. Riley

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Cellular and Synaptic Actions of Acetylcholine in the Lamprey Spinal Cord, Katharina A. Quinlan and James Buchanan

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Cellular and synaptic actions of acetylcholine in the lamprey spinal cord, Katharina A. Quinlan and James Buchanan

Submissions from 2007

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Rhizobium etli CE3 Bacteroid Lipopolysaccharides Are Structurally Similar but Not Identical to Those Produced by Cultured CE3 Bacteria, Wim D'Haeze, Christine Leoff, Glenn Freshour, K. Dale Noel, and Russell W. Carlson

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Myosin II Isoforms in Smooth Muscle: Heterogeneity and Function, Thomas Eddinger and Daniel P. Meer

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Potent Inhibition of Arterial Smooth Muscle Tonic Contractions by the Selective Myosin II Inhibitor, Blebbistatin, Thomas Eddinger, Daniel P. Meer, Amy S. Miner, Joel T. Meehl, Arthur S. Rovner, and Paul H. Ratz

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The Deleterious Effects of Bed Rest on Human Skeletal Muscle Fibers Are Exacerbated by Hypercortisolemia and Ameliorated by Dietary Supplementation, Robert Fitts, Janell Romatowski, Jim R. Peters, D. Paddon-Jones, R. R. Wolfe, and A. A. Ferrando

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Most Caenorhabditis Elegans MicroRNAs are Individually Not Essential for Development or Viability, Eric A. Miska, Ezequiel Alvarez-Saavedra, Allison Abbott, Nelson C. Lau, Andrew B. Hellman, Shannon M. McGonagle, David P. Bartel, Victor R. Ambros, and H. Robert Horvitz

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Preferential Myosin Heavy Chain Isoform B Expression May Contribute to the Faster Velocity of Contraction in Veins versus Arteries, Catherine M. Rondelli, Irina T. Szasz, Anas Kayal, Keshari Thakali, Ralph E. Watson, Arthur S. Rovner, Thomas Eddinger, Gregory D. Fink, and Stephanie W. Watts

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Cold Responsive EARLI1 Type HyPRPs Improve Freezing Survival of Yeast Cells and Form Higher Order Complexes in Plants, Yi Zhang and Michael Schläppi

Submissions from 2006

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Resistance to Pressure-Induced Dilatation in Femoral but Not Saphenous Artery: Physiological Role of Latch?, Christopher Call, Shaojie Han, John E. Speich, Thomas Eddinger, and Paul H. Ratz

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Steven Weinberg, Blue Square, 2000, James Courtright

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Adherens Junction-Associated Protein Distribution Differs in Smooth Muscle Tissue and Acutely Isolated Cells, Thomas Eddinger, Jessen D. Schiebout, and Darl R. Swartz

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Spinobulbar Neurons in Lamprey: Cellular Properties and Synaptic Interactions, James F. Einum and James Buchanan

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Macronuclear Genome Sequence of the Ciliate Tetrahymena Thermophila, a Model Eukaryote, Jonathan A. Eisen, Robert S. Coyne, Martin Wu, Dongying Wu, Mathangi Thiagarajan, Jennifer R. Wortman, Jonathan H. Badger, Qinghu Ren, Paolo Amedeo, Kristie M. Jones, Luke J. Tallon, Arthur L. Delcher, Steven L. Salzberg, Joana C. Silva, Brian J. Haas, William H. Majoros, Maryam Farzad, Jane M. Carlton, Roger K. Smith, Jyoti Garg, Ronald E. Pearlman, Kathleen Karrer, Lei Sun, Gerard Manning, Nels C. Elde, Aaron P. Turkewitz, David J. Asai, David E. Wilkes, Yufeng Wang, Hong Cai, Kathleen Collins, B. Andrew Stewart, Suzanne R. Lee, Katarzyna Wilamowska, Zasha Weinberg, Walter L. Ruzzo, Dorota Wloga, Jacek Gaertig, Joseph Frankel, Che-Chia Tsao, Martin A. Gorovsky, Patrick J. Keeling, Ross F. Waller, Nicola J. Patron, J. Michael Cherry, Nicholas A. Stover, Cynthia J. Krieger, Christina del Toro, Hilary F. Ryder, Sondra C. Williamson, Rebecca A. Barbeau, Eileen P. Hamilton, and Eduardo Orias

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Evidence for Absence of Latch-Bridge Formation in Muscular Saphenous Arteries, Shaojie Han, John E. Speich, Thomas Eddinger, Krystina M. Berg, Amy S. Miner, Chris Call, and Paul H. Ratz

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Low Cell pH Depresses Peak Power in Rat Skeletal Muscle Fibres at Both 30°C and 15°C: Implications for Muscle Fatigue, Shannon T. Knuth, H. Dave, Jim R. Peters, and Robert Fitts

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Progeny of Germ Line Knockouts of ASI2, a Gene Encoding a Putative Signal Transduction Receptor in Tetrahymena Thermophila, Fail to Make the Transition from Sexual Reproduction to Vegetative Growth, Shuqiang Li, Lihui Yin, Eric S. Cole, Rupa A. Udani, and Kathleen Karrer

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FRIGIDA LIKE 2 Is a Functional Allele in Landsberg erecta and Compensates for a Nonsense Allele of FRIGIDA LIKE 1, Michael Schläppi

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Cardiorespiratory Responses to Physical Work During and Following 17 Days of Bed Rest and Spaceflight, Todd A. Trappe, Scott Trappe, Gary A. Lee, Jeffrey J. Widrick, Robert Fitts, and David Costill

Submissions from 2005

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The let-7 MicroRNA Family Members mir-48, mir-84, and mir-241 Function Together to Regulate Developmental Timing in Caenorhabditis elegans, Allison Abbott, Ezequiel Alvarez-Saavedra, Eric A. Miska, Nelson C. Lau, David P. Bartel, H. Robert Horvitz, and Victor R. Ambros

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Modulation of Tyramine Signaling by Osmolality in an Insect Secretory Epithelium, Edward M. Blumenthal

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The Depressive Effect of Pi on the Force-pCa Relationship in Skinned Single Muscle Fibers Is Temperature Dependent, Edward Patrick Debold, Janell Romatowski, and Robert Fitts

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Smooth Muscle Adherens Junctions Associated Proteins Are Stable at the Cell Periphery During Relaxation and Activation, Thomas Eddinger, Jessen D. Schiebout, and Darl R. Swartz

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Smooth Muscle Adherens Junctions Associated Proteins are Stable at the Cell Periphery During Relaxation and Activation, Thomas Eddinger, Jessen D. Schlebout, and Darl R. Swartz

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Membrane Potential Oscillations in Reticulospinal and Spinobulbar Neurons During Locomotor Activity, James F. Einum and James Buchanan

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Elimination of Foreign DNA during Somatic Differentiation in Tetrahymena thermophila Shows Position Effect and Is Dosage Dependent, Yifan Liu, Xiaoyuan Song, Martin A. Gorovsky, and Kathleen Karrer

Submissions from 2004

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Passive Stretch Inhibits Central Corelike Lesion Formation in the Soleus Muscles of Hindlimb-Suspended Unloaded Rats, D. V. Baewer, Mark A. Hoffman, Janell Romatowski, J. L. W. Bain, Robert Fitts, and Danny A. Riley

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Cold Induction of EARLI1, a Putative Arabidopsis Lipid Transfer Protein, Is Light and Calcium Dependent, Jason A. Bubier and Michael Schläppi

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Fiber Type and Temperature Dependence of Inorganic Phosphate: Implications for Fatigue, Edward Patrick Debold, H. Dave, and Robert Fitts

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Reticulospinal Neurons Receive Direct Spinobulbar Inputs During Locomotor Activity in Lamprey, James F. Einum and James Buchanan

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Evolutionary Divergence in Developmental Strategies and Neuromodulatory Control Systems of Two Amphibian Locomotor Networks, Simon D. Merrywest, David L. McLean, James Buchanan, and Keith T. Sillar

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2-O-Methylation of Fucosyl Residues of a Rhizobial Lipopolysaccharide Is Increased in Response to Host Exudate and Is Eliminated in a Symbiotically Defective Mutant, K. Dale Noel, Jodie M. Box, and Valerie J. Boone

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Contractile Responses of the Rat Gastrocnemius and Soleus Muscles to Isotonic Resistance Exercise, Kris M. Norenberg and Robert Fitts

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Cholinergic Modulation of the Locomotor Network in the Lamprey Spinal Cord, Katharina A. Quinlan, Peter G. Placas, and James Buchanan

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Skeletal Muscle Fiber Atrophy: Altered Thin Filament Density Changes Slow Fiber Force and Shortening Velocity, Danny A. Riley, J. L. W. Bain, Janell Romatowski, and Robert Fitts

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Sinusoidal Length Oscillation- and Receptor-Mediated mRNA Expression of Myosin Isoforms and α-SM Actin in Airway Smooth Muscle, Melissa Wahl, Thomas Eddinger, and Chi-Ming Hai

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Homing Endonucleases Encoded by Germ Line-Limited Genes in Tetrahymena thermophila Have APETELA2 DNA Binding Domains, Jeffrey D. Wuitschick, Paul R. Lindstrom, Alison E. Meyer, and Kathleen Karrer