Oregon State University

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Top Publications

  1. ncbi Small-scale genetic structure in a marine population in relation to water circulation and egg characteristics
    Lorenzo Ciannelli
    College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 104 COAS Administration Building, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 5503, USA
    Ecology 91:2918-30. 2010
  2. ncbi Pharmacokinetics of orally administered phenylbutazone in African and Asian elephants (Loxodonta africana and Elephas maximus)
    Ursula Bechert
    Oregon State University, College of Science, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 39:188-200. 2008
  3. doi Age-related differences in switching between cognitive tasks: does internal control ability decline with age?
    Mei Ching Lien
    Department of Psychology, Oregon State University, Corvalis, OR 97331, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:330-41. 2008
  4. ncbi Assessing model structure uncertainty through an analysis of system feedback and Bayesian networks
    Geoffrey R Hosack
    Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 104 Nash Hall, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:1070-82. 2008
  5. doi Efficient morse decompositions of vector fields
    Guoning Chen
    School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 14:848-62. 2008
  6. doi Thrombotic endocarditis in 10 alpacas
    A M Firshman
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 22:456-61. 2008
  7. pmc Muller's Ratchet and compensatory mutation in Caenorhabditis briggsae mitochondrial genome evolution
    Dana K Howe
    Department of Zoology and Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 97331, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:62. 2008
  8. doi Evaluation of descriptors and classification schemes to predict cytochrome substrates in terms of chemical information
    John H Block
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 97330, USA
    J Comput Aided Mol Des 22:385-92. 2008
  9. pmc Pyrethrin and pyrethroid exposures in the United States: a longitudinal analysis of incidents reported to poison centers
    Laura E Power
    Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6502, USA
    J Med Toxicol 3:94-9. 2007
  10. ncbi Effects of water flow on the infection dynamics of Myxobolus cerebralis
    S L Hallett
    Oregon State University, Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, 220 Nash Hall, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Parasitology 135:371-84. 2008

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Publications62

  1. ncbi Small-scale genetic structure in a marine population in relation to water circulation and egg characteristics
    Lorenzo Ciannelli
    College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 104 COAS Administration Building, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 5503, USA
    Ecology 91:2918-30. 2010
    ..The same patterns held during two environmentally contrasting years. These results strongly suggest that population structure of Atlantic cod is favored and maintained by a balance between water circulation and egg characteristics...
  2. ncbi Pharmacokinetics of orally administered phenylbutazone in African and Asian elephants (Loxodonta africana and Elephas maximus)
    Ursula Bechert
    Oregon State University, College of Science, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 39:188-200. 2008
    ..This suggests that different treatment regimens for Asian and African elephants should be used. There were no apparent gender differences in these parameters for either elephant species...
  3. doi Age-related differences in switching between cognitive tasks: does internal control ability decline with age?
    Mei Ching Lien
    Department of Psychology, Oregon State University, Corvalis, OR 97331, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:330-41. 2008
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  4. ncbi Assessing model structure uncertainty through an analysis of system feedback and Bayesian networks
    Geoffrey R Hosack
    Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 104 Nash Hall, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:1070-82. 2008
    ..Observations drawn from these case studies are used to diagnose alternative model structures and to predict the system's response following management intervention...
  5. doi Efficient morse decompositions of vector fields
    Guoning Chen
    School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 14:848-62. 2008
    ..We demonstrate the utility of our technique with various examples in the plane and on surfaces including engine simulation data sets...
  6. doi Thrombotic endocarditis in 10 alpacas
    A M Firshman
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 22:456-61. 2008
    ..A description of the clinical signs and necropsy findings in 10 alpacas with thrombotic endocarditis...
  7. pmc Muller's Ratchet and compensatory mutation in Caenorhabditis briggsae mitochondrial genome evolution
    Dana K Howe
    Department of Zoology and Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 97331, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:62. 2008
    ..Evidence for Muller's Ratchet and knowledge on its underlying molecular mechanisms, however, are lacking for natural populations...
  8. doi Evaluation of descriptors and classification schemes to predict cytochrome substrates in terms of chemical information
    John H Block
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 97330, USA
    J Comput Aided Mol Des 22:385-92. 2008
    ..Results illustrate the relative effectiveness of the various kinds of descriptors and classification methods, as well as the value of using as well-defined data set as possible...
  9. pmc Pyrethrin and pyrethroid exposures in the United States: a longitudinal analysis of incidents reported to poison centers
    Laura E Power
    Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6502, USA
    J Med Toxicol 3:94-9. 2007
    ..This study utilized data from the national Poison Control Center to assess possible changes in exposure incidents involving pyrethrin and pyrethroid insecticides during the phase out of organophosphates from residential uses...
  10. ncbi Effects of water flow on the infection dynamics of Myxobolus cerebralis
    S L Hallett
    Oregon State University, Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, 220 Nash Hall, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Parasitology 135:371-84. 2008
    ..This finding is of significance for aquatic systems where the flow rate can be manipulated, and should be incorporated into risk analysis assessments...
  11. ncbi Board-invited review: Estrogen and progesterone signaling: genomic and nongenomic actions in domestic ruminants
    F Stormshak
    Department of Animal Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    J Anim Sci 86:299-315. 2008
    ..Results of research suggest that progesterone and estrogens can act nongenomically to alter target cell responses in domestic animals. The biological implications of this mode of action in these animals are discussed...
  12. ncbi Repeatability and reproducibility of numerical rating scales and visual analogue scales for canine pruritus severity scoring
    Jon D Plant
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Vet Dermatol 18:294-300. 2007
    ..Neither NRS nor VAS displayed the degree of reliability desired in a health measurement scale. Interpretation of research results evaluating canine pruritus severity with NRS and VAS scales should account for suboptimal reliability...
  13. ncbi Habitat complexity modifies post-settlement mortality and recruitment dynamics of a marine fish
    Darren W Johnson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95060, USA
    Ecology 88:1716-25. 2007
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  14. ncbi Dilution-to-extinction culturing of psychrotolerant planktonic bacteria from permanently ice-covered lakes in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
    U Stingl
    Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Microb Ecol 55:395-405. 2008
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  15. ncbi Interactions between macroparasites and microparasites drive infection patterns in free-ranging African buffalo
    Anna E Jolles
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Ecology 89:2239-50. 2008
    ..This study is one of the first to examine the relevance of within-host immunological trade-offs for understanding parasite distribution patterns in natural populations...
  16. doi Detrimental effects of reloading recovery on force, shortening velocity, and power of soleus muscles from hindlimb-unloaded rats
    J J Widrick
    Dept of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, Oregon State Univ, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 295:R1585-92. 2008
    ..HU-induced reductions in fiber length indicate that sarcomere hyperextension upon the resumption of weight-bearing activity may be an important mechanism underlying this response...
  17. doi Pheromone communication in amphibians and reptiles
    Lynne D Houck
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Annu Rev Physiol 71:161-76. 2009
    ..These and related studies show that natural pheromones can be identified, validated with behavioral tests, and incorporated in research on vomeronasal functional response...
  18. pmc Nucleotidylation of unsaturated carbasugar in validamycin biosynthesis
    Jongtae Yang
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Org Biomol Chem 9:438-49. 2011
    ..Its characterization not only expands our understanding of aminocyclitol-derived natural products biosynthesis, but may also facilitate the development of new tools for chemoenzymatic synthesis of carbohydrate mimetics...
  19. pmc α-Tocopherol adipose tissue stores are depleted after burn injury in pediatric patients
    Maret G Traber
    Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6512, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1378-84. 2010
    ..Adipose tissue α-tocopherol concentrations are generally accepted to reflect long-term vitamin E status...
  20. doi Thiamine in plants: aspects of its metabolism and functions
    Aymeric Goyer
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Hermiston, OR 97838, USA
    Phytochemistry 71:1615-24. 2010
    ..Aspects of thiamine metabolism such as catabolism, salvage, and transport in plants are discussed...
  21. doi The susceptibility and resilience of corals to thermal stress: adaptation, acclimatization or both?
    Virginia M Weis
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:1515-7. 2010
    ..These conclusions point the study of coral resilience and susceptibility in a new direction...
  22. doi A survey of reasons why veterinarians enter rural veterinary practice in the United States
    Aurora Villarroel
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 236:849-57. 2010
    ..To identify factors associated with interest in or choosing a career in rural veterinary practice (RVP)...
  23. doi Rasch calibration of physical activity self-efficacy and social support scale for persons with intellectual disabilities
    MiYoung Lee
    Oregon State University, United States
    Res Dev Disabil 31:903-13. 2010
    ..g., staff, family, and peer) showed good-fit as well. In conclusion, SE and SS scales for physical activity can be measured more accurately for persons with intellectual disabilities by using the modified scales validated in this study...
  24. doi Description of Cryptosporiopsis kienholzii and species profiles of Neofabraea in major pome fruit growing districts in the Pacific Northwest USA
    Robert A Spotts
    Mid Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Oregon State University, Hood River, 97031, USA
    Mycol Res 113:1301-11. 2009
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  25. doi Achilles tendon repair in dogs using the semitendinosus muscle: surgical technique and short-term outcome in five dogs
    Wendy I Baltzer
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Vet Surg 38:770-9. 2009
    ..To describe augmentation of primary Achilles tendon repair using suture with a semitendinosus muscle flap and report outcome in 5 dogs...
  26. doi Does the racial composition of the school environment influence children's body mass index?
    Stephanie L Bernell
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, 319 Waldo Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331
    J Adolesc Health 45:40-6. 2009
    ..This research may be viewed as extending prior work that has found that the prevalence of risk behaviors among nonwhite adolescents is influenced by exposure to white adolescents...
  27. ncbi Acoustical and optical measurements provide evidence of ecological interactions in planktonic thin layers
    Kelly J Benoit Bird
    College of Oceanic and Atmos Sci, Oregon State Univ, 104 COAS Admin Bldg, Corvallis, OR 97331
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2550. 2009
    ..The consequences of trophic interactions within aggregations can be detected and assessed, and in the absence of strong physical gradients, grazers can play an important role in structuring plankton thin layers...
  28. pmc School-based smoking prevention programs with the promise of long-term effects
    Brian R Flay
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 5:6. 2009
    ..This review makes it clear that effective school-based smoking prevention programs exist and can be adopted, adapted and deployed with success - and should be...
  29. pmc Genetic deficiency of NADPH oxidase does not diminish, but rather enhances, LPS-induced acute inflammatory responses in vivo
    Wei Jian Zhang
    Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 46:791-8. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that NADPH oxidase-mediated ROS production and cellular redox signaling do not promote, but instead limit, LPS-induced acute inflammatory responses in vivo...
  30. doi Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis suppresses expression of IL-12p40 and iNOS genes induced by signalling through CD40 in bovine monocyte-derived macrophages
    Sandra Sommer
    Molecular Pathogenesis Laboratory, Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 128:44-52. 2009
    ..Because early activation of p38 was unimpaired in MAP-infected macrophages, we propose that MAP interferes with gene expression of iNOS and IL-12p40 genes downstream of p38...
  31. ncbi Estrus induction and synchronization in canids and felids
    M A Kutzler
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, 209 Magruder Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Theriogenology 68:354-74. 2007
    ..This review will summarize published reports on estrus induction in canids and felids, both wild and domestic, and provide an update on research using a long-acting injectable deslorelin preparation in bitches...
  32. ncbi The impact of genome analyses on our understanding of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria
    Daniel J Arp
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Annu Rev Microbiol 61:503-28. 2007
    ..The extension by ammonia monooxygenase provides a mechanism to feed this module using ammonia and O(2)...
  33. ncbi Maternal dietary conjugated linoleic acid alters hepatic triacylglycerol and tissue fatty acids in hatched chicks
    Gita Cherian
    Department of Animal Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 6702, USA
    Lipids 40:131-6. 2005
    ..05). Maternal supplementation with CLA leads to a reduction in hatchability, liver TAG, and carcass total fat in newly hatched chicks...
  34. ncbi Ethyl (benzothiazol-2-ylsulfonyl)acetate: a new reagent for the stereoselective synthesis of alpha,beta-unsaturated esters from aldehydes
    Paul R Blakemore
    School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
    Org Biomol Chem 3:1365-8. 2005
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  35. ncbi Using stable isotope analysis to obtain dietary profiles from old hair: a case study from Plains Indians
    Diana M Roy
    Department of Anthropology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:444-52. 2005
    ..Such stable isotope profiles can be used to link samples from the same cultural tradition based on their similar diets...
  36. ncbi Confirming and disconfirming theories about ideomotor compatibility in dual-task performance: a reply to Greenwald (2005)
    Mei Ching Lien
    Department of Psychology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:226-9. 2005
    ..In particular, Greenwald neglects to consider the possibility that a latent bottleneck limitation could also produce small dual-task costs...
  37. ncbi Monitoring Ceratomyxa shasta infection during a hatchery rearing cycle: comparison of molecular, serological and histological methods
    Jerri L Bartholomew
    Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 3804, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 62:85-92. 2004
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  38. ncbi Application of the Dötz reaction to construction of a major portion of the ansa macrocycle (-)-kendomycin
    James D White
    Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 4003, USA
    Org Lett 7:235-8. 2005
    ..Reaction: see text] A Dötz reaction employing a terminal alkyne and a Fischer-type alkenylchromium carbenoid led to a pentasubstituted benzene from which a major portion of the Streptomyces metabolite (-)-kendomycin was synthesized...
  39. ncbi Classifying life-style types of phytoseiid mites: diagnostic traits
    B A Crofti
    Department of Entomology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 2907, USA
    Exp Appl Acarol 33:247-60. 2004
    ..Uses of life-style data in biological control decision-making are discussed...
  40. ncbi Paleoleishmania proterus n. gen., n. sp., (Trypanosomatidae: Kinetoplastida) from Cretaceous Burmese amber
    George Poinar
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Protist 155:305-10. 2004
    ..Paleoleishmania proterus is the first fossil kinetoplastid and provides a minimum age for the digenetic Trypanosomatidae. Its discovery indicates that vector-borne pathogens had been established by the Early Cretaceous...
  41. ncbi Efficacy of dietary antioxidants to prevent oxidative damage and inhibit chronic disease
    Balz Frei
    Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6512, USA
    J Nutr 134:3196S-3198S. 2004
  42. ncbi Native root xylem embolism and stomatal closure in stands of Douglas-fir and ponderosa pine: mitigation by hydraulic redistribution
    J C Domec
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Oecologia 141:7-16. 2004
    ..HR appears to be an important mechanism for maintaining shallow root function during drought and preventing total stomatal closure...
  43. ncbi Effects of maternally administered dexamethasone and acute hypoxemia at 0.7 gestation on blood pressure and placental perfusion in sheep
    Michelle A Kutzler
    Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 4802, USA
    Hypertens Pregnancy 23:75-90. 2004
    ..In summary, at 0.7 gestation, DM induces a hypertensive response to fetal hypoxemia that is characteristic of older fetuses but does not alter hypoxemia-induced reductions in maternal placental blood flow...
  44. pmc Mutation accumulation in populations of varying size: the distribution of mutational effects for fitness correlates in Caenorhabditis elegans
    Suzanne Estes
    Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Genetics 166:1269-79. 2004
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  45. ncbi Investing in Oregon's expanded food and nutrition education program (EFNEP): documenting costs and benefits
    Ellen Schuster
    Oregon State University Extension Service, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 35:200-6. 2003
    ..To estimate a cost-benefit ratio for Oregon's EFNEP based on retrospective analysis of program costs and optimal nutrition behaviors (ONBs) in relation to potential health-related savings for diet-related chronic diseases/conditions...
  46. ncbi The 75th anniversary of Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. An analysis of status and contributions
    Bradley J Cardinal
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 3303, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 76:S122-34. 2005
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  47. ncbi Effect of population size on the estimation of QTL: a test using resistance to barley stripe rust
    M I Vales
    Department of Crop and Soil Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 3002, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 111:1260-70. 2005
    ..The method of choice will depend on the relative costs of genotyping versus phenotyping...
  48. ncbi High apoplastic solute concentrations in leaves alter water relations of the halophytic shrub, Sarcobatus vermiculatus
    J J James
    Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8627, USA
    J Exp Bot 57:139-47. 2006
    ..It is proposed that low predawn apoplastic Psi(s) may be an efficient way to regulate Psi(p) in plants that accumulate high concentrations of osmotica or when plants are subject to fluctuating patterns of soil water availability...
  49. ncbi Use of laryngeal mask airway compared to endotracheal tube with positive-pressure ventilation in anesthetized swine
    Pamela J Fulkerson
    Magruder Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Vet Anaesth Analg 34:284-8. 2007
    ..To compare the ease of placement and ventilatory parameters of a laryngeal mask airway (LMA) with an endotracheal tube (ETT) in anesthetized swine during positive-pressure ventilation (PPV)...
  50. pmc Alpha-lipoic acid attenuates LPS-induced inflammatory responses by activating the phosphoinositide 3-kinase/Akt signaling pathway
    Wei Jian Zhang
    Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, 571 Weniger Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331 6512
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:4077-82. 2007
    ..Lipoic acid may be useful in the prevention of sepsis and inflammatory vascular diseases...
  51. pmc Attitudes toward contraceptive methods among African-American men and women: similarities and differences
    Sheryl Thorburn
    Department of Public Health at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 6406, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:29-36. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine attitudes and perceptions regarding a selection of contraceptive methods among a national sample of African Americans, with a particular focus on gender differences...
  52. ncbi The effects of hormone replacement therapy and resistance training on spine bone mineral density in early postmenopausal women
    Gianni F Maddalozzo
    Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, Bone Research Laboratory, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Bone 40:1244-51. 2007
    ..Moreover, there was no additional benefit in combining HRT with RT for preventing bone loss at the spine in this group of early postmenopausal women...
  53. pmc Cognitive domains and trajectories of functional independence in nondemented elderly persons
    Hiroko H Dodge
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1330-7. 2006
    ..Cognitive impairment in general is known to predict functional disability, but it is not clear whether performance on specific cognitive domains predicts future disability trends among nondemented elderly persons...
  54. ncbi Interactive tensor field design and visualization on surfaces
    Eugene Zhang
    School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University, 2111 Kelley Engineering Center, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 13:94-107. 2007
    ..We demonstrate the capabilities of our tensor field design system with painterly rendering, pen-and-ink sketching of surfaces, and anisotropic remeshing...
  55. ncbi Kitagawa-Takahashi diagrams define the limiting conditions for cyclic fatigue failure in human dentin
    J J Kruzic
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 79:747-51. 2006
    ..e. clinical "stress fractures"), which exhibits similar fatigue behavior characteristics, and in principle may aid clinicians in making quantitative evaluations of the risk of fractures in mineralized tissues...
  56. ncbi Visual word recognition without central attention: evidence for greater automaticity with advancing age
    Mei Ching Lien
    Department of Psychology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 97331, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:431-47. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that greater cumulative experience with lexical processing leads to greater automaticity, allowing older adults to more efficiently perform this stage in parallel with another task...
  57. ncbi Controls on tropical Pacific Ocean productivity revealed through nutrient stress diagnostics
    Michael J Behrenfeld
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Cordley Hall 2082, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 2902, USA
    Nature 442:1025-8. 2006
    ..2-2.5 Pg C yr(-1) lower than previous estimates have suggested, a difference that is comparable to the global change in ocean production that accompanied the largest El Niño to La Niña transition on record...
  58. ncbi Peak power of muscles injured by lengthening contractions
    Jeffrey J Widrick
    Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Muscle Nerve 34:470-7. 2006
    ..Because power represents the ability of the muscle to perform work, reductions in both force and shortening velocity should be considered when evaluating and treating lengthening-induced skeletal muscle injuries...
  59. ncbi Highly conserved caspase and Bcl-2 homologues from the sea anemone Aiptasia pallida: lower metazoans as models for the study of apoptosis evolution
    Simon R Dunn
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Mol Evol 63:95-107. 2006
    ..This paves the way for establishing new lower metazoan model systems for the study of apoptosis...
  60. ncbi Models to compare management options for a protogynous fish
    Selina S Heppell
    Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, 104 Nash Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Ecol Appl 16:238-49. 2006
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  61. ncbi Transpiration-induced axial and radial tension gradients in trunks of Douglas-fir trees
    J C Domec
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 26:275-84. 2006
    ..Our findings indicate that large radial tension gradients occur in the sapwood and clarify the role played by xylem k(s-a) and k(s-r) in determining in situ partitioning of Js in the axial and radial directions...
  62. ncbi Psychometric assessment of Finnish versions of exercise-related measures of Transtheoretical Model constructs
    Bradley J Cardinal
    Sport and Exercise Psychology Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Oregon State University, Carvallis 97331 3303, USA
    Int J Behav Med 10:31-43. 2003
    ..The translation of the Transtheoretical Model of behavior change scales/subscales into Finnish was successful. Within a cross-cultural sample, the translated measures demonstrated acceptable psychometric properties...

Research Grants62

  1. Antioxidant Supplementation,Oxidative Stress & Enduranc*
    Maret Traber; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, the investigators plan to measure markers of inflammatory response, such as C-oxidants increase and vitamin E decreases these markers. ..
  2. Vitamin E Requirements in Women,Obese Women and Diabetic Obese Women
    Maret G Traber; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  3. Alpha-Tocopherol Modulation of Xenobiotic Metabolism
    Maret Traber; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  4. Alpha-Tocopherol Modulation of Xenobiotic Metabolism
    Maret Traber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We believe that our findings may well have a significant impact on current self-medication practices of the millions of Americans currently taking prescription drugs and vitamin E supplements. ..
  5. Oxidative Stress and Vitamin E Requirements
    Maret Traber; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These proposed studies will further our goal of understanding the role of vitamin E in the amelioration of oxidative damage in aging and in chronic diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. ..
  6. Mechanisms of Vitamin E Function Studied in Zebrafish
    Maret Traber; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..the molecular targets altered by - tocopherol-deficiency in the zebrafish will provide a solid basis for understanding why humans require -tocopherol for reproduction as well as to maintain a healthy nervous system ..
  7. Vitamin E Requirements in Women,Obese Women and Diabetic Obese Women
    Maret G Traber; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  8. Mechanisms of Vitamin E Function Studied in Zebrafish
    Maret G Traber; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the molecular targets altered by - tocopherol-deficiency in the zebrafish will provide a solid basis for understanding why humans require -tocopherol for reproduction as well as to maintain a healthy nervous system ..
  9. Alpha-Tocopherol Modulation of Xenobiotic Metabolism
    Maret Traber; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We believe that our findings may well have a significant impact on current self-medication practices of the millions of Americans currently taking prescription drugs and vitamin E supplements. ..
  10. Anthrax DNA vaccine for non-invasive immunization on skin
    Zhengrong Cui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Moreover, the elucidation of the mechanism of immune induction by this vaccine and the demonstration of its efficacy will enable the application of this microemulsion in developing vaccines for other human and animal diseases. ..
  11. Post Translation Regulation in Mycobacteria
    Luiz Bermudez; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This work has the potential to unveil mechanisms used by mycobacteria to regulate virulence genes in the environment of the host. In case we confirm our hypothesis, future work will address the role of Ion in M. tuberculosis ..
  12. Genes Associated with Mycobacterium avium Pathogenesis
    LUIZ EDUARDO BERMUDEZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..M. avium forms biofilm and lives within macrophages. Only a few antimicrobials have activity against it. The knowledge about pathogenic mechanisms of infection is needed to improve effective therapy. ..
  13. Genes Associated with Mycobacterium avium Pathogenesis
    Luiz Bermudez; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An initial screen of 3000 mutants resulted in the identification of a number of virulent determinants, such as PPE genes, polyketide synthases, MmpL proteins, ABC transporters, and several genes of unknown function. ..
  14. A tri-antigen nasal anthrax vaccine against toxins and vegetative bacilli
    Zhengrong Cui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The same vaccine or its modified version can also be used in agricultural industries to vaccinate cattle. ..
  15. MYCOBACTERIAL ENVIRONMENT WITHIN MACROPHAGES
    Luiz Bermudez; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We believe that the proposed studies will generate important information about the phagosome environment and the mycobacterial response to it. ..
  16. Target for Mefloquine in Mycobacteria
    Luiz Bermudez; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..avium is exposed to mefloquine. This work, focused on an active anti-mycobacterial compound, has the potential to unveil new target(s) in both M. avium and M. tuberculosis. ..
  17. GENES ASSOCIATED WITH M AVIUM PATHOGENESIS
    Luiz Bermudez; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The applicants believe that the studies outlined in this proposal will provide excellent tools for the identification of novel genes associated with mechanisms of pathogenesis of M. avium.m. ..
  18. Conspiracies, Perceived Discrimination & Sexual Behavior
    Sheryl Thorburn; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Findings from this study will inform efforts to prevent HIV and other STDs, as well as unintended pregnancy, among African Americans nationally. ..
  19. Dietary HDAC Inhibitors in Colon Cancer Prevention
    Roderick Dashwood; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  20. Dietary HDAC Inhibitors in Colon Cancer Prevention
    Roderick H Dashwood; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  21. Comparative Mechanisms of Cancer Chemoprevention
    Roderick Dashwood; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Dashwood, director). Dr. George Bailey will serve as Principal Investigator for the program project. ..
  22. MODULATION OF COLON CARCINOGENESIS BY CHLOROPHYLLIN
    Roderick Dashwood; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..3C. Determine CHL effects on beta-catenin nuclear export and Adherins junction remodeling. 3D. Assess direct effects of CHL on a downstream target of beta-catenin, c-Jun. ..
  23. Gender informed HIV intervention development for urban African American youth
    M Margaret Dolcini; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study will contribute to theoretical and intervention development for this vulnerable population. ..