Scholarship at UMass Lowell

Department of Biological Sciences Published Research

Department of Biological Sciences Published Research

 

Recent Submissions

  • Starrett, James; Garb, Jessica E.; Kuelbs, Amanda; Azubuike, Ugochi O.; Hayashi, Cheryl Y. (Plos ONE, 2012-06-22)
    Silk spinning is essential to spider ecology and has had a key role in the expansive diversification of spiders. Silk is composed primarily of proteins called spidroins, which are encoded by a multi-gene family. Spidroins ...
  • Todaro, M. Antonio; Zotto, Matteo Dal; Jondelius, Ulf; Hochberg, Rick; Hummon, William D.; Kanneby, Tobias; Rocha, Carlos E. F. (Plos ONE, 2012-02-14)
    Within an evolutionary framework of Gastrotricha Marinellina flagellata and Redudasys fornerise bear special interest, as they are the only Macrodasyida that inhabit freshwater ecosystems. Notwithstanding, these rare animals ...
  • Li, William K. W.; Andersen, Robert A.; Gifford, Dian J.; Incze, Lewis S.; Martin, Jennifer L.; Pilskaln, Cynthia H.; Rooney-Varga, Juliette N.; Sieracki, Michael E.; Wilson, William H.; Wolff, Nicholas H. (Plos ONE, 2011-06-15)
    In the Gulf of Maine area (GoMA), as elsewhere in the ocean, the organisms of greatest numerical abundance are microbes. Viruses in GoMA are largely cyanophages and bacteriophages, including podoviruses which lack tails. ...