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The Selective Value of Bacterial Shape

K. D. Young
2006 Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews  
I owe special thanks to Miguel de Pedro for reading the entire manuscript and to John Lee for preparing the graphics.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I appreciate very much the helpful discussions and communication of relevant research results from the following individuals: Amha Belay, Terry Beveridge, Jens Boenigk, Yves Brun, Tom Fenchel  ...  Variety hints that organisms adapted a trait to cope with diverse environmental niches or conditions; uniformity implies that there is a functional advantage to individual expressions of that trait.  ... 
doi:10.1128/mmbr.00001-06 pmid:16959965 pmcid:PMC1594593 fatcat:pytquss25va43lwabidmlhacjq

Genetics of shell shape and color in the eastern oyster, crassostrea virginica

Michael Whiteside
The appearance of the oyster's shell is the first thing consumers encounter and a better understanding of shell traits can provide an opportunity for product differentiation.  ...  As the industry grows, it will become increasingly important for breeding programs to broaden goals and address more traits that may be of interest to the commercial half-shell market.  ...  to convexi-concave geometries.  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3-gh0y-zj49 fatcat:gk7zu4yv2vbunbpf7ndxzpupqa

Actes des 5èmes Journées Scientifiques du GDR3544 Sciences du Bois

Myriam Chaplain, Sabine Caré, Joseph Gril, Myriam Chaplain, Sabine Caré, Joseph
2017 unpublished
Acknowledgments The project was supported by the USDA-CSREES National Research Initiative grant number 2005-35103-15277 and USDA-CSREES Wood Utilization Research grant number 2008-34158-19486.  ...  Remerciements Les auteurs remercient l'Agence de l'environnement et de la maîtrise de l'énergie (ADEME) et la société FINSA France pour leur soutien financier.  ...  Reductive amination was used on the aldehyde functions of xylan derivatives to functionalize them with an azide function.  ...