ice

Summary

Summary: The solid substance formed by the FREEZING of water.

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  1. Saitoh T, Alström P, Nishiumi I, Shigeta Y, Williams D, Olsson U, et al. Old divergences in a boreal bird supports long-term survival through the Ice Ages. BMC Evol Biol. 2010;10:35 pubmed publisher
    ..Several other Palearctic organisms show concordant biogeographical patterns to that of the Arctic Warbler, indicating common causes of their diversifications. ..
  2. Yang G, Zhang A, Xu L. Experimental study of intracellular ice growth in human umbilical vein endothelial cells. Cryobiology. 2009;58:96-102 pubmed publisher
    Study of the intracellular ice formation (IIF) and growth is essential to the mechanistic understanding of cellular damage through freezing...
  3. Huang Y, Zhang X, Ma Z, Li W, Zhou Y, Zhou J, et al. Size, separation, structural order, and mass density of molecules packing in water and ice. Sci Rep. 2013;3:3005 pubmed publisher
    The structural symmetry and molecular separation in water and ice remain uncertain...
  4. Larue M, Ainley D, Swanson M, Dugger K, Lyver P, Barton K, et al. Climate change winners: receding ice fields facilitate colony expansion and altered dynamics in an Adélie penguin metapopulation. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e60568 pubmed publisher
    ..Although the Ross Sea is likely to be the last ocean with an intact ecosystem, the recent retreat of ice fields at Beaufort that resulted in increased breeding habitat exemplifies a process that has been underway in the ..
  5. Ji R, Jin M, Varpe Ø. Sea ice phenology and timing of primary production pulses in the Arctic Ocean. Glob Chang Biol. 2013;19:734-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Climate warming causes shrinking ice coverage and earlier ice retreat in the Arctic, which is likely to change the timing of primary production...
  6. Marteinsson V, Rúnarsson A, Stefansson A, Thorsteinsson T, Jóhannesson T, Magnússon S, et al. Microbial communities in the subglacial waters of the Vatnajökull ice cap, Iceland. ISME J. 2013;7:427-37 pubmed publisher
    Subglacial lakes beneath the Vatnajökull ice cap in Iceland host endemic communities of microorganisms adapted to cold, dark and nutrient-poor waters, but the mechanisms by which these microbes disseminate under the ice and colonize ..
  7. Stone H. Ice-phobic surfaces that are wet. ACS Nano. 2012;6:6536-40 pubmed publisher
    b>Ice formation on surfaces and structures produces damage and inefficiencies that negatively impact all manners of activities...
  8. Kim P, Wong T, Alvarenga J, Kreder M, Adorno Martinez W, Aizenberg J. Liquid-infused nanostructured surfaces with extreme anti-ice and anti-frost performance. ACS Nano. 2012;6:6569-77 pubmed publisher
    b>Ice-repellent coatings can have significant impact on global energy savings and improving safety in many infrastructures, transportation, and cooling systems...
  9. Menor Salván C, Marin Yaseli M. Prebiotic chemistry in eutectic solutions at the water-ice matrix. Chem Soc Rev. 2012;41:5404-15 pubmed publisher
    A crystalline ice matrix at subzero temperatures can maintain a liquid phase where organic solutes and salts concentrate to form eutectic solutions...

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  1. Park K, Do H, Lee J, Park S, Kim E, Kim S, et al. Characterization of the ice-binding protein from Arctic yeast Leucosporidium sp. AY30. Cryobiology. 2012;64:286-96 pubmed publisher
    Previously, we reported the ice-binding protein (LeIBP) from the Arctic yeast Leucosporidium sp. AY30...
  2. Lee S, Koh H, Lee J, Kang S, Kim H. Cryopreservative effects of the recombinant ice-binding protein from the arctic yeast Leucosporidium sp. on red blood cells. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2012;167:824-34 pubmed publisher
    ..The proteins non-colligatively lower the freezing point and functionally inhibit ice recrystallization in frozen solutions. In our previous studies, we found that the Arctic yeast Leucosporidium sp...
  3. Middleton A, Marshall C, Faucher F, Bar Dolev M, Braslavsky I, Campbell R, et al. Antifreeze protein from freeze-tolerant grass has a beta-roll fold with an irregularly structured ice-binding site. J Mol Biol. 2012;416:713-24 pubmed publisher
    The grass Lolium perenne produces an ice-binding protein (LpIBP) that helps this perennial tolerate freezing by inhibiting the recrystallization of ice...
  4. Garnham C, Campbell R, Davies P. Anchored clathrate waters bind antifreeze proteins to ice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:7363-7 pubmed publisher
    The mechanism by which antifreeze proteins (AFPs) irreversibly bind to ice has not yet been resolved. The ice-binding site of an AFP is relatively hydrophobic, but also contains many potential hydrogen bond donors/acceptors...
  5. Attwater J, Wochner A, Holliger P. In-ice evolution of RNA polymerase ribozyme activity. Nat Chem. 2013;5:1011-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report the in vitro evolution of such catalysts directly in the RNA-stabilizing medium of water ice, which yielded RNA polymerase ribozymes specifically adapted to sub-zero temperatures and able to synthesize RNA in ..
  6. Kang D, Dai J, Sun H, Hou Y, Yuan J. Quantum simulation of thermally-driven phase transition and oxygen K-edge x-ray absorption of high-pressure ice. Sci Rep. 2013;3:3272 pubmed publisher
    The structure and phase transition of high-pressure ice are of long-standing interest and challenge, and there is still a huge gap between theoretical and experimental understanding...
  7. Shtarkman Y, Koçer Z, Edgar R, Veerapaneni R, D Elia T, Morris P, et al. Subglacial Lake Vostok (Antarctica) accretion ice contains a diverse set of sequences from aquatic, marine and sediment-inhabiting bacteria and eukarya. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e67221 pubmed publisher
    Lake Vostok, the 7(th) largest (by volume) and 4(th) deepest lake on Earth, is covered by more than 3,700 m of ice, making it the largest subglacial lake known...
  8. La Farge C, Williams K, England J. Regeneration of Little Ice Age bryophytes emerging from a polar glacier with implications of totipotency in extreme environments. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:9839-44 pubmed publisher
    Across the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, widespread ice retreat during the 20th century has sharply accelerated since 2004...
  9. Castro de la Guardia L, Derocher A, Myers P, Terwisscha van Scheltinga A, Lunn N. Future sea ice conditions in Western Hudson Bay and consequences for polar bears in the 21st century. Glob Chang Biol. 2013;19:2675-87 pubmed publisher
    The primary habitat of polar bears is sea ice, but in Western Hudson Bay (WH), the seasonal ice cycle forces polar bears ashore each summer...
  10. Qiu H, Guo W. Electromelting of confined monolayer ice. Phys Rev Lett. 2013;110:195701 pubmed
    ..view that electric fields promote water freezing, here we show by molecular dynamics simulations that monolayer ice confined between two parallel plates can melt into liquid water under a perpendicularly applied electric field...
  11. Chaytor J, Tokarew J, Wu L, Leclère M, Tam R, Capicciotti C, et al. Inhibiting ice recrystallization and optimization of cell viability after cryopreservation. Glycobiology. 2012;22:123-33 pubmed publisher
    The ice recrystallization inhibition activity of various mono- and disaccharides has been correlated with their ability to cryopreserve human cell lines at various concentrations...
  12. Menor Salván C, Marin Yaseli M. A new route for the prebiotic synthesis of nucleobases and hydantoins in water/ice solutions involving the photochemistry of acetylene. Chemistry. 2013;19:6488-97 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report a new explanation for the origin of hydantoins, purines, and pyrimidines in eutectic water/ice/urea solutions driven by ultraviolet irradiation (in the 185-254?nm range, UVC) of acetylene under anoxic ..
  13. Bleakley C, Costello J, Glasgow P. Should athletes return to sport after applying ice? A systematic review of the effect of local cooling on functional performance. Sports Med. 2012;42:69-87 pubmed publisher
    Applying ice or other forms of topical cooling is a popular method of treating sports injuries. It is commonplace for athletes to return to competitive activity, shortly or immediately after the application of a cold treatment...
  14. Hakim A, Nguyen J, Basu K, Zhu D, Thakral D, Davies P, et al. Crystal structure of an insect antifreeze protein and its implications for ice binding. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:12295-304 pubmed publisher
    Antifreeze proteins (AFPs) help some organisms resist freezing by binding to ice crystals and inhibiting their growth. The molecular basis for how these proteins recognize and bind ice is not well understood...
  15. Isachenko V, Isachenko E, Keck G, Dittrich R, Montag M, van der Ven H, et al. First live birth in germany after re-transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissue: original device for initiation of ice formation. Clin Lab. 2012;58:933-8 pubmed
    ..22 hour transportation, and freezing using a special, original design block constructed for the initiation of ice formation (ice-seeding). We present the construction and function of this block...
  16. Campbell M, Cheng A, Brilot A, Moeller A, Lyumkis D, Veesler D, et al. Movies of ice-embedded particles enhance resolution in electron cryo-microscopy. Structure. 2012;20:1823-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Using movies in this way is generally applicable to all cryo-EM samples and should also improve the performance of midrange electron microscopes that may have limited mechanical stability and beam coherence. ..
  17. Lee J, Park A, Do H, Park K, Moh S, Chi Y, et al. Structural basis for antifreeze activity of ice-binding protein from arctic yeast. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:11460-8 pubmed publisher
    Arctic yeast Leucosporidium sp. produces a glycosylated ice-binding protein (LeIBP) with a molecular mass of ?25 kDa, which can lower the freezing point below the melting point once it binds to ice...
  18. Bar Dolev M, Celik Y, Wettlaufer J, Davies P, Braslavsky I. New insights into ice growth and melting modifications by antifreeze proteins. J R Soc Interface. 2012;9:3249-59 pubmed publisher
    Antifreeze proteins (AFPs) evolved in many organisms, allowing them to survive in cold climates by controlling ice crystal growth...