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Fluctuating asymmetry and immune function in a field cricket

Markus J. Rantala, Jari J. Ahtiainen, Jukka Suhonen
2004 Oikos  
2004. Fluctuating asymmetry and immune function in a field cricket. Á/ Oikos 107: 479 Á/484. Recently, fluctuating asymmetry (FA) of morphological traits has attracted great attention as a short-cut measure of individual quality. Whereas there is some evidence that FA of sexual ornaments is negatively associated with immune function, studies concerning FA and immune function in non-ornamental traits are absent. Here, we tested whether FA of three non-ornamental traits in hind limbs is related
more » ... male immune function in a population of the Mediterranean field cricket, Gryllus bimaculatus. As different measures of male immune function, we used encapsulation rate and lytic activity. We found that a composite measure of FA (cFA) was negatively related to encapsulation rate. However, lytic activity was not related to cFA, but there was a tendency that males with higher body mass had higher lytic activity than males with lower body mass. Our results suggest that FA in non-ornamental traits indicates male immunocompetence in G. bimaculatus.
doi:10.1111/j.0030-1299.2004.12776.x fatcat:f4klo654kbhdpgeulnu5vkvk6i

Enabling Sharing and Reuse of Scientific Data

Suenje Dallmeier-Tiessen, Robert Darby, Kathrin Gitmans, Simon Lambert, Brian Matthews, Salvatore Mele, Jari Suhonen, Michael Wilson
2014 New Review of Information Networking  
The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of the current state of scientific data sharing that stakeholders could use to develop and implement effective data sharing strategies and policies. The study developed a conceptual model to describe the process of data sharing, and the drivers, barriers, and enablers that determine stakeholder engagement. The conceptual model was used as a framework to structure discussions and interviews with key members of all stakeholder groups.
more » ... sis of data obtained from interviewees identified a number of themes that highlight key requirements for the development of a mature data sharing culture.
doi:10.1080/13614576.2014.883936 fatcat:4kyfzmzfpnhpjm33iilvcsjxwm

How clonal differences and within-tree heterogeneity affect pore properties of hybrid aspen wood and biochar?

Mika Turunen, Fernando Urbano-Tenorio, Kimmo Rasa, Jari Hyväluoma, Peetu Rytkönen, Janne Kaseva, Egbert Beuker, Heikki Suhonen, Tuula Jyske
2021 Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery  
AbstractProduction of applicable and homogeneous biochar for soil amendment purposes would benefit from knowledge on how feedstock heterogeneity impacts key biochar pore properties and how the properties are transformed due to pyrolysis. This study aimed (1) to quantify how clonal differences and within-tree heterogeneity of a hybrid aspen feedstock (wood) impact biochar pore properties and (2) to estimate how pore properties of non-pyrolysed wood materials are transformed when pyrolysed into
more » ... ochar. The study was conducted by collecting samples from a hybrid aspen (Populus tremula L. × Populus tremuloides Michx.) clonal field trial. Key pore properties of non-pyrolysed and pyrolysed wood samples were quantified with 3D X-ray imaging and quantitative image analyses. The results demonstrated how pyrolysis shifted distinctively bi-modal pore size distributions of the wood samples towards smaller pore size regions. The bi-modal wood tissue structure controlled the pore structure also in the biochars. Due to decreasing cell wall thicknesses, the pyrolysis increased the porosity of the materials. While the thermal process homogenized differences in the wall thicknesses, the thicknesses of the feedstock were also shown to control the resulting thicknesses in the biochars. Mechanisms of biochar pore property formation can be considered important when designing applicable biochars for a chosen purpose. Clonal differences and within-tree heterogeneity had a direct impact only on the wall thicknesses and the pore diameters of vessels. These impacts can be of interest when planning feedstock utilization in biochar production. However, the results suggest that relatively homogeneous biochar can be produced from hybrid aspen feedstocks.
doi:10.1007/s13399-021-01464-3 fatcat:tpir7mmgovdrfcyel3yskcvtju

Quantitative analysis of feedstock structural properties can help to produce willow biochar with homogenous pore system

Kimmo Rasa, Anneli Viherä-Aarnio, Peetu Rytkönen, Jari Hyväluoma, Janne Kaseva, Heikki Suhonen, Tuula Jyske
2021 Industrial crops and products (Print)  
Heikki Suhonen: Methodology, Writing -review & editing, Visualization.  ...  Jari Hyväluoma: Methodology, Validation, Investigation, Writingoriginal draft, Writing -review & editing, Visualization.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.indcrop.2021.113475 fatcat:ggqaoewjc5erbkm7rksio4gdxm

High treatment persistence rate and significant endoscopic healing among real-life patients treated with vedolizumab – a Finnish Nationwide Inflammatory Bowel Disease Cohort Study (FINVEDO)*

Tero Ylisaukko-Oja, Jaakko Aaltonen, Heikki Nuutinen, Timo Blomster, Airi Jussila, Markku Pajala, Kimmo Salminen, Veikko Moilanen, Kalle Hakala, Mikko Kellokumpu, Kari Toljamo, Henna Rautiainen (+21 others)
2017 Figshare  
Objectives: The efficacy and tolerability of vedolizumab in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) has been demonstrated in an extensive GEMINI clinical trial programme. Clinical trials represent highly selected patient populations and, therefore, it is important to demonstrate effectiveness in real-life clinical practice. We set out to assess real-world treatment outcomes of vedolizumab in a nationwide cohort of treatment refractory Finnish Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative
more » ... s (UC) patients. Methods: This was a nationwide, retrospective, non-interventional, multi-centre chart review study. All adult patients from 27 Finnish gastroenterology centers with a diagnosis of UC or CD who had at least one vedolizumab infusion since the availability of the product in Finland, were included in the study. Data were collected retrospectively from medical charts at baseline, week 14, and month 6. The primary outcome measure was treatment persistence 24 weeks post-vedolizumab initiation. Results: A total of 247 patients were included (108 CD, 139 UC). A total of 75.0% (n = 81) of all CD patients and 66.2% (n = 92) of all UC patients, were persistent on vedolizumab therapy for 6 months post treatment initiation. At month 6, 41.8% (28/67) of the treatment persistent CD patients and 73.3% (63/86) of the treatment persistent UC patients achieved clinical remission. Significant improvement in endoscopic scores were observed among treatment persistent patients (CD, n = 17, ΔSES-CD=−5.5, p = .008; UC, n = 26, ΔMayo endoscopic score =−0.5, p = .003) at month 6. Conclusions: Vedolizumab provides an effective and well-tolerated treatment option in real-world clinical practice even among treatment refractory IBD patients.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5722333.v1 fatcat:vh35rkdfqjg7vl75itv4gyqjc4

A data infrastructure reference model with applications: towards realization of a ScienceTube vision with a data replication service

Morris Riedel, Peter Wittenburg, Johannes Reetz, Mark van de Sanden, Jedrzej Rybicki, Benedikt von St Vieth, Giuseppe Fiameni, Giacomo Mariani, Alberto Michelini, Claudio Cacciari, Willem Elbers, Daan Broeder (+17 others)
2013 Journal of Internet Services and Applications  
The wide variety of scientific user communities work with data since many years and thus have already a wide variety of data infrastructures in production today. The aim of this paper is thus not to create one new general data architecture that would fail to be adopted by each and any individual user community. Instead this contribution aims to design a reference model with abstract entities that is able to federate existing concrete infrastructures under one umbrella. A reference model is an
more » ... stract framework for understanding significant entities and relationships between them and thus helps to understand existing data infrastructures when comparing them in terms of functionality, services, and boundary conditions. A derived architecture from such a reference model then can be used to create a federated architecture that builds on the existing infrastructures that could align to a major common vision. This common vision is named as 'ScienceTube' as part of this contribution that determines the high-level goal that the reference model aims to support. This paper will describe how a well-focused use case around data replication and its related activities in the EUDAT project aim to provide a first step towards this vision. Concrete stakeholder requirements arising from scientific end users such as those of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructure (ESFRI) projects underpin this contribution with clear evidence that the EUDAT activities are bottom-up thus providing real solutions towards the so often only described 'high-level big data challenges'. The followed federated approach taking advantage of community and data centers (with large computational resources) further describes how data replication services enable data-intensive computing of terabytes or even petabytes of data emerging from ESFRI projects.
doi:10.1186/1869-0238-4-1 fatcat:wq5xiuj56ffvvmkqm7vl2fas7u

Alternatiivseid etümoloogiaid IV. Kori : korja, melek(as), rahe(-) ja rikkuma

L Vaba
2017 The Yearbook of the Estonian Mother Tongue Society  
508); läti keele vahendusel on alamsaksa sõna laenatud kuraliivisse kujul krò̭ iG 'pukkalus; krae' (Suhonen 1973: 140) .  ...  Uibo etümoloogia usutavust kinnitab alamsaksa rööplaen läti keeles skrãģis, mrd krãģis 'lauaplaadi, leivaküna alusraam, saepukk; magamisraam; õmblusraam; järi, jalapink jt' (ME 2: 265; ME 3: 889; EH 2:  ... 
doi:10.3176/esa63.11 fatcat:qs3n7hv7ffcp3o7udcztmk3b5e

Pollinator behaviour in cultivated and wild Arctic Bramble (Rubus arcticus L.)

Jaakko Kangasjärvi, Jari Oksanen
1989 Agricultural and Food Science  
We are indebted to Mr Jari Spoof for skilful field assistance, to the farmers for their co-operation, to Prof.  ...  Lauri Kärenlampi, Mr Jarmo Holopainen and Dr Irma Suhonen for critical comments on the manuscript, and to Mr Robin Sen for revising the language.  ...  SELOSTUS Pölyttäjien käyttäytyminen mesimarjassa Jaakko Kangasjärvi ja Jari Oksanen Kuopion Yliopisto Mesimarja on klonaalisesti leviävä itsesteriili kasvi.  ... 
doi:10.23986/afsci.72349 fatcat:7zhtadidzvdqplo4fqgqge2p4m

Miksi tutkimusta kannattaa julkaista myös kotimaisilla kielillä?

Satu Grünthal
2019 Kasvatus & Aika  
Suhonen, Seppo 2006. Esitelmä J.V.  ...  Ojala, Jari 2014. Miksi julkaista ulkomailla?  ... 
doi:10.33350/ka.80057 fatcat:tjxrzulef5fjxg7x2prwpziyxy

Do breeding Ural owls Strix uralensis protect ground nests of birds?: an experiment using dummy nests

Panu Halme, Matti Häkkilä, Esa Koskela
2004 Wildlife Biology  
We are also grateful to Helen Cooper for kindly having checked the English in this article and to Suzanne Mills, Jari Haimi, Heli Siitari, Jukka Suhonen, Tero Toivanen, Katja Tynkkynen and Kalevi Viipale  ...  increasing number of studies showing that reproductive success is increased for some bird species when avian predators breed in their vicinity (Wiklund 1982 , Paine, Wootton & Boersma 1990 , Norrdahl, Suhonen  ... 
doi:10.2981/wlb.2004.019 fatcat:lgx7p64xkzb5fm5zubjnzw7uva

Page 2488 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 82, Issue 5 [page]

1995 Psychological Abstracts  
., 16272 Sugarman, David 7802 Sugiyama, Yoshio, 19544, 19545 Suhonen, Jukka, 16285 Sulkava, R., 18306 Sulkava, Raimo, 18197 Sullivan, A.  ...  16641 Thornhill, Jim, 16439 Thorpe, Kenneth E., 18780 Thunstroém, Malena, 18040 Thyer, Bruce A., 16351 Tian, Chungiao, 18155 Tien, Allen, 17656 Tietjen, Glenn H., 17804 Tiggemann, Marika, 19509 Tithonen, Jari  ... 

Hitting the Headlines and Falling Down Again: Newspaper Coverage of Climate Change in Finland [chapter]

Jari Lyytimaki
2011 Climate Change - Socioeconomic Effects  
HS is the leading national-level newspaper in Finland and it has a major influence on public and policy agenda (Suhonen, 1994; Herkman, 2010) . It can be characterised as a "prestige" newspaper.  ...  During the late 1980s the number of news items dealing with global warming and other issues related to climate and air protection increased in the Finnish press (Heiskala, 1993; Suhonen, 1994) .  ...  How to reference In order to correctly reference this scholarly work, feel free to copy and paste the following: Jari Lyytimaki (2011).  ... 
doi:10.5772/24980 fatcat:2vcter633jhlpo3dcahx7cdtvy

Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran vuosikertomus ja tilinpäätös 2006

Paula Kokkonen
2009 Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Aikakauskirja  
Näkökulmia suomen kielen dialogisiin passiivi- lauseisiin, 1 500 euroa Jari Sivoselle hänen väitöskirjastaan Mutkia matkassa.  ...  -Mervi Suhonen (toim.), Arkeologian lumoa synkkyyteen. Artikkeleita Christian Carpelanin juhlapäiväksi. Helsinki: Helsingin yliopiston kulttuurien tutkimuksen laitos 2006. 166-187.  ... 
doi:10.33340/susa.82034 fatcat:oiphztslivc6fnoxcz2vt7w64y

Jotakin uutta, jotakin vanhaa

Jari Väliverronen
2012 Media & viestintä  
Helle 2010; Suhonen 2002) .  ...  Päätöksestä eri mieltä ollut JSN:n puheenjohtaja Pekka Hyvärinen erosi tehtävästään. 6 Jari Väliverronen Media & viestintä 35(2012): 2  ... 
doi:10.23983/mv.62889 fatcat:e3r3c4zp7vbblooy2nla3q75sa

Establecimiento de un mercado justo de pagos por publicar en acceso abierto

Tomàs Baiget
2015 Anuario ThinkEPI  
Referencias Dallmeier-Tiessen, Sunje; Darby, Robert; Gitmans, Kathrin; Lambert, Simon; Suhonen, Jari; Wilson, Michael (2012 González, Luis-Millán; Saorín, Tomás; Ferrer-Sapena, Antonia; Aleixandre-Benavent  ... 
doi:10.3145/thinkepi.2015.54 fatcat:qgycm5uiobfujhn2kybicdebq4
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