D J Miller

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Affiliation: James Cook University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Axial patterning and diversification in the cnidaria predate the Hox system
    Kai Kamm
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, D 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Curr Biol 16:920-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Cryptic complexity captured: the Nematostella genome reveals its secrets
    David J Miller
    Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Trends Genet 24:1-4. 2008
  3. pmc The acute transcriptional response of the coral Acropora millepora to immune challenge: expression of GiMAP/IAN genes links the innate immune responses of corals with those of mammals and plants
    Yvonne Weiss
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    BMC Genomics 14:400. 2013
  4. pmc Coral life history and symbiosis: functional genomic resources for two reef building Caribbean corals, Acropora palmata and Montastraea faveolata
    Jodi A Schwarz
    Biology Department, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:97. 2008
  5. pmc Microarray analysis identifies candidate genes for key roles in coral development
    Lauretta C Grasso
    Centre for the Molecular Genetics of Development, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Genomics 9:540. 2008
  6. pmc The ancient evolutionary origins of Scleractinia revealed by azooxanthellate corals
    Jarosław Stolarski
    Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Twarda 51 55, PL 00 818 Warsaw, Poland
    BMC Evol Biol 11:316. 2011
  7. pmc Unexpected diversity of cnidarian integrins: expression during coral gastrulation
    Brent A Knack
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, 4811, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 8:136. 2008
  8. pmc Sox genes in the coral Acropora millepora: divergent expression patterns reflect differences in developmental mechanisms within the Anthozoa
    Chuya Shinzato
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 8:311. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Cnidarians and ancestral genetic complexity in the animal kingdom
    David J Miller
    Comparative Genomics Centre, Molecular Sciences Building 21, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Trends Genet 21:536-9. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Animal evolution: Trichoplax, trees, and taxonomic turmoil
    David J Miller
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 18:R1003-5. 2008

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Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Axial patterning and diversification in the cnidaria predate the Hox system
    Kai Kamm
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, D 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Curr Biol 16:920-6. 2006
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  2. ncbi request reprint Cryptic complexity captured: the Nematostella genome reveals its secrets
    David J Miller
    Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Trends Genet 24:1-4. 2008
    ..Major conclusions are that, in gene number, composition and intron/exon structure, the anemone is more similar to vertebrates than are flies and nematodes and that this shared complexity must therefore be very ancient...
  3. pmc The acute transcriptional response of the coral Acropora millepora to immune challenge: expression of GiMAP/IAN genes links the innate immune responses of corals with those of mammals and plants
    Yvonne Weiss
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    BMC Genomics 14:400. 2013
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  4. pmc Coral life history and symbiosis: functional genomic resources for two reef building Caribbean corals, Acropora palmata and Montastraea faveolata
    Jodi A Schwarz
    Biology Department, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:97. 2008
    ..To develop a foundation for studying coral biology and coral symbiosis, we have constructed a set of cDNA libraries and generated and annotated ESTs from two species of corals, Acropora palmata and Montastraea faveolata...
  5. pmc Microarray analysis identifies candidate genes for key roles in coral development
    Lauretta C Grasso
    Centre for the Molecular Genetics of Development, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Genomics 9:540. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc The ancient evolutionary origins of Scleractinia revealed by azooxanthellate corals
    Jarosław Stolarski
    Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Twarda 51 55, PL 00 818 Warsaw, Poland
    BMC Evol Biol 11:316. 2011
    ..A significant weakness in reconstruction(s) of early coral evolution is that deep-sea corals have been poorly represented in molecular phylogenetic analyses...
  7. pmc Unexpected diversity of cnidarian integrins: expression during coral gastrulation
    Brent A Knack
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, 4811, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 8:136. 2008
    ..Investigation of the integrin repertoire of anthozoan cnidarians such as the coral Acropora millepora is required to test this hypothesis and may provide insights into the original roles of these molecules...
  8. pmc Sox genes in the coral Acropora millepora: divergent expression patterns reflect differences in developmental mechanisms within the Anthozoa
    Chuya Shinzato
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 8:311. 2008
    ..To better understand both the evolution of the Sox family and the roles of these genes in cnidarians, we are studying the Sox gene complement of the coral, Acropora millepora (Class Anthozoa)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cnidarians and ancestral genetic complexity in the animal kingdom
    David J Miller
    Comparative Genomics Centre, Molecular Sciences Building 21, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Trends Genet 21:536-9. 2005
    ..By contrast, the protostomes Drosophila and Caenorhabditis have lost half of the ancestral Wnts. This pattern -- loss of genes from an ancestrally complex state -- might be more important in animal evolution than previously recognized...
  10. doi request reprint Animal evolution: Trichoplax, trees, and taxonomic turmoil
    David J Miller
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 18:R1003-5. 2008
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  11. pmc The gene complement of the ancestral bilaterian - was Urbilateria a monster?
    David J Miller
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    J Biol 8:89. 2009
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  12. pmc The innate immune repertoire in cnidaria--ancestral complexity and stochastic gene loss
    David J Miller
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies and Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Genome Biol 8:R59. 2007
    ..Recently, whole genome sequences became available for two cnidarians, Hydra magnipapillata and Nematostella vectensis, and large expressed sequence tag (EST) datasets are available for these and for the coral Acropora millepora...
  13. pmc Pax gene diversity in the basal cnidarian Acropora millepora (Cnidaria, Anthozoa): implications for the evolution of the Pax gene family
    D J Miller
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:4475-80. 2000
    ..Together, these data support the monophyly of the Pax family and indicate ancient origins of several introns...
  14. ncbi request reprint The coral Acropora: what it can contribute to our knowledge of metazoan evolution and the evolution of developmental processes
    D J Miller
    Department of Biochemistry, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Bioessays 22:291-6. 2000
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  15. ncbi request reprint Animal evolution: the enigmatic phylum placozoa revisited
    David J Miller
    Comparative Genomics Centre, Molecular Sciences Building 21, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 15:R26-8. 2005
    ..At the morphological level, placozoans are amongst the simplest extant animals, but molecular evidence suggests that they may have more complex origins...
  16. pmc Differential expression of three galaxin-related genes during settlement and metamorphosis in the scleractinian coral Acropora millepora
    Alejandro Reyes-Bermudez
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, 4811, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 9:178. 2009
    ..Currently galaxin, from Galaxea fascicularis, is the only soluble protein component of the organic matrix that has been characterized from a coral. Three genes related to galaxin were identified in the coral Acropora millepora...
  17. ncbi request reprint A 'fair go' for coral hybridization
    David J Miller
    Comparative Genomics Centre, Molecular Sciences Building, James Cook University, Townsville 4811, Australia
    Mol Ecol 12:805-7. 2003
    ..Furthermore, conclusions based on the limited Caribbean Acropora fauna cannot simply be extrapolated to Indo-Pacific corals, and it is inappropriate to view some coral species as 'immortal mules'...
  18. ncbi request reprint Examination of species boundaries in the Acropora cervicornis group (Scleractinia, cnidaria) using nuclear DNA sequence analyses
    M J Oppen
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology andMarine Biology, James Cook University, Townsville 4811, Australia
    Mol Ecol 9:1363-73. 2000
    ..e. A. cervicornis and A. palmata. We therefore suggest that A. prolifera is a hybrid between A. cervicornis and A. palmata, which backcrosses with the parental species at low frequency...
  19. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary history of the coral genus Acropora (Scleractinia, Cnidaria) based on a mitochondrial and a nuclear marker: reticulation, incomplete lineage sorting, or morphological convergence?
    M J van Oppen
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biolog, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Mol Biol Evol 18:1315-29. 2001
    ..Morphological species in the genus often do not correspond to genetically distinct evolutionary units. Instead, species that differ in timing of gamete release tend to constitute genetically distinct clades...
  20. ncbi request reprint Unexpected patterns of genetic structuring among locations but not colour morphs in Acropora nasuta (Cnidaria; Scleractinia)
    J B Mackenzie
    Marine Biology and Aquaculture, and Biochemistry and, Molecular Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Mol Ecol 13:9-20. 2004
    ..nasuta group emphasize the need for comparative sampling across both spatial (i.e. within reefs, between reefs and between regions) and taxonomic scales (i.e. within and between closely related species)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Spawning times, reproductive compatibilities and genetic structuring in the Acropora aspera group: evidence for natural hybridization and semi-permeable species boundaries in corals
    Madeleine J H van Oppen
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, James Cook University, Townsville 4811, Australia
    Mol Ecol 11:1363-76. 2002
    ..Occasional leakage through the reproductive barrier was confirmed by the observation of A. aspera xA. pulchra F1 hybrids, identified based on additivity of ITS sequences...
  22. doi request reprint Whole transcriptome analysis of the coral Acropora millepora reveals complex responses to CO₂-driven acidification during the initiation of calcification
    A Moya
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Mol Ecol 21:2440-54. 2012
    ..This study is the first exhaustive exploration of the transcriptomic response of a scleractinian coral to acidification and provides an unbiased perspective on its effects during the early stages of calcification...
  23. pmc Patterns of coral-dinoflagellate associations in Acropora: significance of local availability and physiology of Symbiodinium strains and host-symbiont selectivity
    M J van Oppen
    Discipline of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, James Cook University, Townsville 4811, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 268:1759-67. 2001
    ..Moreover, composition of the zooxanthella pool varied among locales and in one host species we found light-related patterns of zooxanthella distribution...
  24. doi request reprint The biology of coral metamorphosis: molecular responses of larvae to inducers of settlement and metamorphosis
    L C Grasso
    Centre for the Molecular Genetics of Development, Molecular Genetics and Evolution Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, P O Box 475, Canberra, ACT, 2612, Australia
    Dev Biol 353:411-9. 2011
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  25. ncbi request reprint Tandem organization of independently duplicated homeobox genes in the basal cnidarian Acropora millepora
    Nikki R Hislop
    Comparative Genomics Centre, Molecular Sciences Building 21, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Dev Genes Evol 215:268-73. 2005
    ..The phenomenon is likely to be more general, as the examples reported here represent most of the limited number of Acropora homeobox genes for which genomic data are yet available...
  26. ncbi request reprint Components of both major axial patterning systems of the Bilateria are differentially expressed along the primary axis of a 'radiate' animal, the anthozoan cnidarian Acropora millepora
    Danielle M De Jong
    Comparative Genomics Centre, Molecular Sciences Building 21, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Dev Biol 298:632-43. 2006
    ..Thus, although some specific gene functions appear to be conserved between cnidarians and higher animals, no simple relationship exists between axial patterning systems in the two groups...
  27. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of Acropora tenuis (Cnidaria; Scleractinia) contains a large group I intron and a candidate control region
    Madeleine J H van Oppen
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    J Mol Evol 55:1-13. 2002
    ..Comparisons between a wide range of Acropora species showed that a long hairpin predicted in rns-cox3 is phylogenetically conserved, and allowed the tentative identification of conserved sequence blocks...
  28. pmc Some rare Indo-Pacific coral species are probable hybrids
    Zoe T Richards
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e3240. 2008
    ..It is often assumed that rare coral species face higher risks of extinction because they have very small effective population sizes, a predicted consequence of which is decreased genetic diversity and adaptive potential...
  29. ncbi request reprint cDNAs from Onchocerca sp. encoding members of the MRS3/MRS4 class of mitochondrial solute carriers
    J Catmull
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, James Cook University of North Queensland, Townsville, Australia
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1282:179-81. 1996
    ..elegans, but levels of identity between these and the Onchocerca proteins were considerably lower. Consideration of cysteine content and overall charge implies that the natural substrates of the nematode proteins are small ions...
  30. pmc Sympatric populations of the highly cross-fertile coral species Acropora hyacinthus and Acropora cytherea are genetically distinct
    L M Marquez
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, James Cook University, Townsville 4811, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1289-94. 2002
    ..Our results effectively rule out the possibility that A. hyacinthus and A. cytherea are morphotypes within a single species, and indicate that hybridization occurs relatively infrequently between these taxa in nature...
  31. doi request reprint New tricks with old genes: the genetic bases of novel cnidarian traits
    Sylvain Foret
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Trends Genet 26:154-8. 2010
    ..The ubiquity and near-stochastic nature of gene loss can explain the discord between patterns of gene distribution and taxonomy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Apparent involvement of a beta1 type integrin in coral fertilization
    Akira Iguchi
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 9:760-5. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that beta1 type integrins are involved in the fertilization process in Acropora and that some functions of these molecules may have been conserved between corals and mammals...
  33. ncbi request reprint The highly cross-fertile coral species, Acropora hyacinthus and Acropora cytherea, constitute statistically distinguishable lineages
    L M Marquez
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Marine Biology, James Cook University, Townsville 4811, Australia
    Mol Ecol 11:1339-49. 2002
    ..cytherea and A. hyacinthus constitute statistically distinguishable lineages and their taxonomic status is consistent with the cohesion species concept...
  34. pmc New Orientia tsutsugamushi strain from scrub typhus in Australia
    D M Odorico
    James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 4:641-4. 1998
    ..The sequence showed a strain of O. tsutsugamushi that was quite different from the classic Karp, Kato, and Gilliam strains. The new strain has been designated Litchfield...
  35. pmc Atypically low rate of cytochrome b evolution in the scleractinian coral genus Acropora
    M J van Oppen
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 266:179-83. 1999
    ..The possibility is discussed that, unlike higher animals, cnidarians may have a functional mtDNA mismatch repair system...
  36. doi request reprint Microarray analysis reveals transcriptional plasticity in the reef building coral Acropora millepora
    Line K Bay
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Mol Ecol 18:3062-75. 2009
    ..6). Declines in total lipid content following translocation were the greatest for inshore corals, suggesting that turbid water corals have a strong reliance on heterotrophic feeding...
  37. pmc A comprehensive phylogenetic analysis of the Scleractinia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) based on mitochondrial CO1 sequence data
    Marcelo V Kitahara
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reefs Studies and Coral Genomics Group, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e11490. 2010
    ..Deep-sea corals are likely to be critical to understanding anthozoan evolution and the origins of the Scleractinia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pseudogenes contribute to the extreme diversity of nuclear ribosomal DNA in the hard coral Acropora
    Luis M Márquez
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Mol Biol Evol 20:1077-86. 2003
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  39. ncbi request reprint Linkage of genes encoding enolase (eno) and CTP synthase (pyrG) in the beta-subdivision proteobacterium Nitrosomonas europaea
    T J Mahony
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 165:153-7. 1998
    ..These two genes are therefore organised in N. europaea, a beta-subdivision proteobacterium, in the same way as in the gamma-subdivision proteobacterium Escherichia coli...
  40. ncbi request reprint Reconstitution of the peridinin-chlorophyll a protein (PCP): evidence for functional flexibility in chlorophyll binding
    David J Miller
    Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Molecular Sciences Building 21, Townsville, QLD, 4711, Australia
    Photosynth Res 86:229-40. 2005
    ..Reconstitutions with mixtures of chlorophylls were also made with eg Chl b and Chl d and energy transfer from the higher energy Qy band to the lower was demonstrated...
  41. pmc Localized expression of a dpp/BMP2/4 ortholog in a coral embryo
    David C Hayward
    Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, P O Box 475, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:8106-11. 2002
    ..A localized source of DPP/BMP2/4 may have already been used in axis formation in this ancestor, or it may have provided a means by which an axis could evolve in triploblastic animals...
  42. ncbi request reprint Coral development: from classical embryology to molecular control
    Eldon E Ball
    Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Int J Dev Biol 46:671-8. 2002
    ..We also describe a recent preliminary whole genome initiative, a coral EST database...
  43. pmc Diversity and evolution of coral fluorescent proteins
    Naila O Alieva
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2680. 2008
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  44. ncbi request reprint A simple plan--cnidarians and the origins of developmental mechanisms
    Eldon E Ball
    Centre for the Molecular Genetics of Development and Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, P O Box 475, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Nat Rev Genet 5:567-77. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint EST analysis of the cnidarian Acropora millepora reveals extensive gene loss and rapid sequence divergence in the model invertebrates
    R Daniel Kortschak
    Centre for the Molecular Genetics of Development and Molecular Genetics and Evolution Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, P O Box 475, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Curr Biol 13:2190-5. 2003
    ..The complexity of the Acropora genome is paradoxical, given that this organism contains apparently few tissue types and the simplest extant nervous system consisting of a morphologically homogeneous nerve net...
  46. ncbi request reprint The evolution of immunity: a low-life perspective
    Georg Hemmrich
    Zoological Insitute, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Olshausenstrasse 40, 24098 Kiel, Germany
    Trends Immunol 28:449-54. 2007
    ..The finding that RAG1 is likely to have originated from a Transib transposase implies that it might be possible to use in silico approaches to identify its target loci in 'lower' animals...
  47. ncbi request reprint snail expression during embryonic development of the coral Acropora: blurring the diploblast/triploblast divide?
    David C Hayward
    Centre for Molecular Genetics of Development and Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, P O Box 475, 2601, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Dev Genes Evol 214:257-60. 2004
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  48. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of ancestral complexity and non-metazoan genes in two basal cnidarians
    Ulrich Technau
    Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Thormøhlensgt 55, 5008 Bergen, Norway
    Trends Genet 21:633-9. 2005
    ..Many of the cnidarian ESTs match genes previously known only in non-animal kingdoms. At least some of these represent ancient genes lost by all bilaterians examined so far, rather than genes gained by recent lateral gene transfer...
  49. ncbi request reprint A DM domain protein from a coral, Acropora millepora, homologous to proteins important for sex determination
    Steven W Miller
    Departments of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Evol Dev 5:251-8. 2003
    ..These data suggest that the association of DM domain proteins and sexual determination or differentiation predates the separation of the Cnidaria from the rest of the Metazoa...
  50. ncbi request reprint Measurement of total polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations in sediments and toxic units used for estimating risk to benthic invertebrates at manufactured gas plant sites
    Steven B Hawthorne
    Energy and Environmental Research Center, University of North Dakota, Box 9018, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:287-96. 2006
    ..5) is sufficient to estimate total TU within a 95% confidence level for MGP sites. Similarly, measurement of parent PAHs is sufficient to accurately estimate the total 34 alkyl and parent PAH concentrations for MGP-impacted sediments...
  51. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny: the continuing classificatory conundrum of chaetognaths
    Eldon E Ball
    Centre for Molecular Genetics of Development and Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, P O Box 475, Canberra, A C T 2601, Australia
    Curr Biol 16:R593-6. 2006
    ..These analyses go some way towards defining the phylogenetic position of the chaetognaths, which possess features apparently spanning the protostome/deuterostome divide...
  52. ncbi request reprint Gamete interaction: is it species-specific?
    Ana Vieira
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Mol Reprod Dev 73:1422-9. 2006
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  53. ncbi request reprint CASK is in the mammalian sperm head and is processed during epididymal maturation
    Heather R Burkin
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Mol Reprod Dev 68:500-6. 2004
    ..Because sperm acquire the ability to bind the zona pellucida, acrosome react, and fertilize eggs during epididymal maturation, CASK processing may play a role in the acquisition of these functions...
  54. ncbi request reprint Sequence and expression of four coral G protein-coupled receptors distinct from all classifiable members of the rhodopsin family
    Michel Anctil
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Gene 392:14-21. 2007
    ..These GPCRs appear to belong to a alpha rhodopsin-like group unique to corals. Comparisons with other cnidarian GPCRs suggest also that GPCRs diverged early in metazoan evolution...
  55. ncbi request reprint Transductive methods for the distributed ensemble classification problem
    David J Miller
    Neural Comput 19:856-84. 2007
    ..This method also well handles the case of missing classes in the test batch. On UC Irvine benchmark data, all our methods give improvements in classification accuracy over the use of fixed rules when there is prior mismatch...
  56. ncbi request reprint DNA-binding characteristics of cnidarian Pax-C and Pax-B proteins in vivo and in vitro: no simple relationship with the Pax-6 and Pax-2/5/8 classes
    Serge Plaza
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 299:26-35. 2003
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  57. pmc X-ray crystallographic studies of substrate binding to aristolochene synthase suggest a metal ion binding sequence for catalysis
    Ekaterina Y Shishova
    Roy and Diana Vagelos Laboratories, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6323, USA
    J Biol Chem 283:15431-9. 2008
    ..Taken together, these structures provide 12 independent "snapshots" of substrate or product complexes that suggest a possible sequence for metal ion binding and conformational changes required for catalysis...
  58. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of prothrombin activators from the venom of Australian elapids
    Liam St Pierre
    The Queensland Cancer Fund Research Unit, The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1853-64. 2005
    ..The molecular phylogenetic analysis described here represents a new approach for distinguishing group C and D snake prothrombin activators and correlates well with previous classifications...