Saint Mary's Faculty Articles and Other Works

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  • Hu, Qianni; Sun, Genlou (Canadian Science Publishing, 2017-01-17)
    Two single-copy nuclear genes, the second largest subunit of RNA polymerase II (RPB2) and thioredoxin-like gene (HTL), were used to explore the phylogeny and origin of polyploid species in Hordeum. Our ...

  • Gillam, Cintia Francisca; Charles, Anthony Trevor, 1956- (Elsevier, 2019-03)
    This article applies the 3-dimensional well-being lens (based on material, relational and subjective dimensions of well-being) to examine the factors that affect well-being in a slum community (Vila dos Pescadores, in the ...

  • Rahman, H. M. Tuihedur; Sherren, Kate; Van Proosdij, Danika, 1969- (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-11-27)
    Sea-levels have been rising at a faster rate than expected. Because of the maladaptive outcomes of engineering-based hard coastal protection infrastructure, policy makers are looking for alternative adaptation approaches ...

  • Chiasson, David; Giménez-Oya, Victor; Bircheneder, Martin; Bachmaier, Sabine; Studtrucker, Tanja; Ryan, Joel; Sollweck, Katharina; Leonhardt, Heinrich; Boshart, Michael; Dietrich, Petra; Parniske, Martin (Springer Nature, 2019-07-12)
    Assembling composite DNA modules from custom DNA parts has become routine due to recent technological breakthroughs such as Golden Gate modular cloning. Using Golden Gate, one can efficiently assemble custom transcription ...

  • Du, Binbin; Liu, Lipan; Wang, Qifei; Sun, Genlou; Ren, Xifeng; Li, Chengdao; Sun, Dongfa (Springer Nature, 2019-03-14)
    Leaf is the main organ of photosynthesis, which significantly impacts crop yield. A high-density linkage map containing 1894 single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and 68 simple sequence repeats (SSR) markers was used to ...

  • Du, Binbin; Wang, Qifei; Sun, Genlou; Ren, Xifeng; Cheng, Yun; Wang, Yixiang; Gao, Song; Li, Chengdao; Sun, Dongfa (Springer Nature, 2019-12-11)
    Grain filling is an important growth process in formation of yield and quality for barley final yield determination. To explore the grain development behavior during grain filling period in barley, a high-density genetic ...

  • Shellnutt, J. Gregory; Dostal, J. (Springer Nature, 2019-03-01)
    Understanding the formation and evolution of Precambrian greenstone belts is hampered by gaps in the rock record and the uncertainty of the tectonic regime that was operating at the time. Thus identifying a modern analogue ...

  • Shellnutt, J. Gregory; Owen, John Victor, 1955-; Yeh, Meng-Wan; Dostal, J.; Nguyen, Dieu T. (Springer Nature, 2019-03-11)
    The Acadian Orogeny of the Northern Appalachians was caused by accretion of the peri-Gondwanan terranes Avalonia and Meguma to the eastern margin of Laurentia during the Devonian. The lithotectonic relationship between ...

  • Zhou, Shijie; Kolding, Jeppe; Garcia, Serge M.; Plank, M. J. (Michael J.); Bundy, Alida; Charles, Anthony Trevor, 1956-; Hansen, Cecilie Fosse; Heino, Mikko; Howell, Daniel; Jacobsen, Nis S.; Reid, David G.; Rice, Jake C.; Zwieten, Paul van (Springer, 2019-06-11)
    Balanced harvest has been proposed to reduce fishing impact on ecosystems while simultaneously maintaining or even increasing fishery yield. The concept has attracted broad interest, but also received criticisms. In this ...

  • Xu, Yi; Sun, Fang-Yao; Ji, Chun; Hu, Quan-Wen; Wang, Cheng-Yu; Wu, De-Xiang; Sun, Genlou (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2019-05-28)
    Bread wheat (AABBDD) originated from the diploid progenitor Triticum urartu (AA), a relative of Aegilops speltoides (BB), and Ae. tauschii (DD). The DREB1 transcriptional factor plays key ...

  • Qaderi, Mirwais M.; Martel, Ashley B.; Dixon, Sage L. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-03-15)
    Developmental initiation of plant vascular tissue, including xylem and phloem, from the vascular cambium depends on environmental factors, such as temperature and precipitation. Proper formation of vascular tissue is ...

  • Bagchi, Soumya; Kanungo, Rituparna; Horiuchi, W.; Hagen, G.; Morris, T.D.; Stroberg, S.R.; Suzuki, T.; Ameil, F.; Atkinson, Joel; Ayyad, Y.; Cortina-Gil, D.; Dillmann, I.; Estradé, Alfredo; Evdokimov, A.; Farinon, F.; Geissel, H.; Guastalla, G.; Janik, R.; Kaur, Satbir; Knöbel, R.; Kurcewicz, J.; Litvinov, Yu.A.; Marta, M.; Mostazo, M.; Mukha, I.; Nociforo, C.; Ong, H.J.; Pietri, S.; Prochazka, A.; Scheidenberger, C.; Sitar, B.; Strmen, P.; Takechi, M.; Tanaka, J.; Tanaka, Yoshiki K.; Tanihata, I.; Terashima, S.; Vargas, J.; Weick, H.; Winfield, J.S. (ElsevierNorth-Holland, 2019-01-21)
    A thick neutron skin emerges from the first determination of root mean square radii of the proton distributions for 17−22N from charge changing cross section measurements around 900A MeV at GSI. Neutron ...

  • Bashkanov, M.; Kay, S.; Watts, D.P.; Mullen, C.; Abt, S.; Achenbach, P.; Adlarson, P.; Afzal, F.; Ahmed, Z.; Akondi, C.S.; Annand, J.R.M.; Arends, H.J.; Beck, R.; Biroth, M.; Borisov, N.; Braghieri, A.; Briscoe, W.J.; Cividini, F.; Collicott, Cristina; Costanza, S.; Denig, A.; Downie, E.J.; Drexler, P.; Garni, S.; Glazier, D.I.; Gorodnov, I.; Gradl, W.; Günther, M.; Gurevich, D.; Heijkenskjöld, L.; Hornidge, D.; Huber, G.M.; Käser, A.; Kashevarov, V.L.; Korolija, M.; Krusche, B.; Lazarev, A.; Livingston, K.; Lutterer, S.; MacGregor, I.J.D.; Macrae, R.; Manley, D.M.; Martel, P.P.; Miskimen, R.; Mornacchi, E.; Neganov, A.; Neiser, A.; Ostrick, M.; Otte, P.B.; Paudyal, D.; Pedroni, P.; Powell, A.; Prakhov, S.N.; Ron, G.; Rostomyan, T.; Sarty, Adam James, 1965-; Sfienti, C.; Sokhoyan, V.; Spieker, K.; Steffen, O.; Strakovsky, I.I.; Strub, T.; Supek, I.; Thiel, A.; Thiel, M.; Thomas, A.; Usov, Yu.A.; Wagner, S.; Walford, N.K.; Werthmüller, D.; Wettig, J.; Wolfes, M.; Zana, L.A. (Elsevier, 2019-02-10)
    We report the first large-acceptance measurement of the beam–spin asymmetry for deuteron photodisintegration (ȳdpn) in the photon energy range 420 < Eγ < 620 MeV. The ...

  • Cruz, S.; Wimmer, K.; Bender, P. C.; Krucken, R.; Hackman, G.; Ames, F.; Andreoiu, C.; Austin, R.A.E.; Bancroft, C.S.; Braid, R.; Bruhn, T.; Catford, W.N.; Cheeseman, A.; Chester, A.; Cross, D.S.; Diget, C.Aa.; Drake, T.; Garnsworthy, A.B.; Kanungo, R.; Knapton, A.; Korten, W.; Kuhn, K.; Lassen, J.; Laxdal, R.; Marchetto, M.; Matta, A.; Miller, D.; Moukaddam, M.; Orr, N.A.; Sachmpazidi, N.; Sanetullaev, A.; Svensson, C.E.; Terpstra, N.; Unsworth, C.; Voss, P.J. (American Physical Society, 2019-11-18)
    Background: The region around neutron number N=60 in the neutron-rich Sr and Zr nuclei is one of the most dramatic examples of a ground-state shape transition from (near) spherical below N=60 to strongly deformed shapes ...

  • Paterson, Barbara; Charles, Anthony Trevor, 1956- (European Geosciences UnionCopernicus Publications, 2019-11-07)
    Community-based disaster preparedness is an important component of disaster management. Knowledge of interventions that communities utilize in response to hazards is important to develop local-level capacity and increase ...

  • Soto, M.; Barbá, R.; Minniti, D.; Kunder, A.; Majaess, Daniel J; Nilo-Castellón, J. L.; Alonso-García, J.; Leone, G.; Morelli, L.; Haikala, L.; Firpo, V.; Lucas, P.; Emerson, J.P.; Moni Bidin, C.; Geisler, D.; Saito, R.K.; Gurovich, S.; Contreras Ramos, R.; Rejkuba, M.; Barbieri, M.; Roman-Lopes, A.; Hempel, M.; Alonso, M. V.; Baravalle, L. D.; Borissova, J.; Kurtev, R.; Milla, F. (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2019-09-11)
    An improved high-resolution and deep AKs foreground dust extinction map is presented for the Galactic disc area within 295° ≲ l ≲ 350°, −1.0° ≲ b ≲ +1.0°. At some longitudes the ...

  • Parker, M. L.; Longinotti, A. L.; Schartel, N.; Grupe, D.; Komossa, S.; Kriss, G.; Fabian, Andrew C.; Gallo, Luigi C.; Harrison, F. A.; Jiang, J.; Kara, E.; Krongold, Y.; Matzeu, G. A.; Pinto, C.; Santos-Lleo, M. (Royal Astronomical SocietyOxford University Press, 2019-09-12)
    We present XMM–Newton, NuSTAR, Swift, and Hubble Space Telescope observations of the Narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxy Mrk 335 in a protracted low state in 2018 and 2019. The X-ray flux ...

  • Jiang, Jiachen; Fabian, Andrew C.; Dauser, Thomas; Gallo, Luigi C.; Garcia, Javier A.; Kara, Erin; Parker, Michael L.; Tomsick, John A.; Walton, Dominic J.; Reynolds, Christopher S. (Oxford University PressRoyal Astronomical Society, 2019-08-22)
    We present a high density disc reflection spectral analysis of a sample of 17 Seyfert 1 galaxies to study the inner disc densities at different black hole mass scales and accretion rates. All the available XMM– ...

  • Arcila-Osejo, Liz Maria; Sawicki, Marcin, 1969-; Arnouts, Stephane; Golob, Anneya; Moutard, Thibaud; Sorba, Robert (Oxford University PressRoyal Astronomical Society, 2019-04-29)
    We introduce the largest to date survey of massive quiescent galaxies at redshift ζ ∼ 1.6. With these data, which cover 27.6 deg2, we can find significant numbers of very rare objects such as ultra-massive ...

  • Bassett, R.; Ryan-Weber, E. V.; Cooke, Jeffery; Diaz, C. G.; Nanayakkara, T.; Yuan, T. T.; Spitler, L. R.; Meštrić, U.; Garel, T.; Sawicki, Marcin, 1969-; Gwyn, S.; Golob, Anneya (Oxford University PressRoyal Astronomical Society, 2019-03)
    We present the first results of our pilot study of eight photometrically selected Lyman-continuum (LyC) emitting galaxy candidates from the COSMOS field and focus on their optical emission line ratios. Observations were ...

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