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Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Puechmaille, S., Soisook, P., Yokubol, M., Piyapan, P., Ar Gouilh, M., Khin, M.M., Khin, K.K., Mackie I., Bumrungsri, S., Dejtaradol, A., Tin, New., Si Si, H.B., Satasook, C., Bates, P. and Teeling, E. (2009) 'Population size, distribution, threats and conservation status of two endangered bat species: Craseonycteris thonglongyai and Hipposideros turpis'. Endangered Species Research, 8 :15-23. doi: 10.3354/esr00157

Chritz, K.L., Dyke, G.J., Zazzo, A., Monaghan, N. and Sigwart, J.D. (2009) Palaeobiology of an extinct Ice Age mammal: stable isotope and cementum analysis of giant deer teeth.  Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 282 (1-4):133-144. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.08.018

Becerra Jurado, G., Callanan, M., Gioria, M., Baars, J-R., Harrington, R. and Kelly-Quinn, M. (2009) Comparison of macroinvertebrate community structure and driving environmental factors in natural and wastewater treatments ponds.  Hydrobiologia, 634 (1):153-165. doi: 10.1007/s10750-009-9900-z

Feeley, H., Baars, J-R., and Kelly-Quinn, M. (2009) 'The life history of Perla bipunctata Pictet, 1833 (Plecoptera; Perlidae) in the upper River Liffey'. Aquatic Insects, 31 (4):261-270. doi:10.1080/01650420903113737

Heinz, S., Schüttrumpf, J., Simpson, J.C., Pepperkok, R., Nicolaes, G.A., Abriss, D., Milanov, P., Roth, S., Seifried, E. & Tonn, T. (2009) Factor VIII-eGFP fusion proteins with preserved functional activity for the analysis of the early secretory pathway of factor VIII.  Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 102 (5):925-935.


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Sala-Bozano, M., Tsalavouta, M. & Mariani, S. (2009) 'Isolation and characterisation of new polymorphic microsatellite markers for the striped sea bream (Lithognathus mormyrus)'. Conservation Genetics, 10 :1507-1509. doi: 10.1007/s10592-008-9770-3

Xiong, T.C., Hann, C.M., Chambers, J.P., Surget, M. & Ng, C.K.Y. (2009) 'An inducible, modular system for spatio-temporal control of gene expression in stomatal guard cells'. Journal of Experimental Botany, 60 :4129-4136.

Burgo, A., Sotirakis, E., Simmler, M-C., Chamot, C., Van der Linden, A., Simpson, J.C., Lanzetti, L., Proux-Gillardeaux, V. & Galli, T. (2009) 'Role of Varp, a Rab21 exchange factor and TI-VAMP/VAMP7 partner, in neurite growth'. Embo Reports, 10 (10):1117-1124.


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Malakhov, D.V., Dyke, G.J. and King, C. (2009) 'Remote sensing applied to paleontology: exploration of Upper Cretaceous sediments in Kazakhstan for potential fossil sites'. Palaeontologica Electronica, 12 (2):1-10.

McGowan, A.J. and Dyke, G.J. (2009) 'A surfeit of theropods in the Moroccan Late Cretaceous? Comparing diversity estimates from field data and fossil shops'. Geology, 37 (9):843-846.

Müller, C., Rütting, T., Abbassi, M. K., Laughlin, R. J., Kammann, C., Clough, T. J., Sherlock, R. R., Kattge, J., Jäger, H.-J., Watson, C. J., Steven, R.J. (2009) 'Effect of elevated CO2 on soil N dynamics in a temperate grassland soil'. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 41 :1996-2001.

Simmons, N.L., Chaudhry, A.S., Graham, C., Scriven, E.S., Thistlethwaite, A., Smith, C.P. and Stewart, G.S. (2009) 'Dietary regulation of ruminal bUT-B urea transporter expression and localization'. Journal of Animal Science, 87 :3288-3299.


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Mostaert, A.S., Giordani, C., Crockett, R., Karsten, U., Schumann, R. & Jarvis, S.P. (2009) 'Characterisation of amyloid nanostructures in the natural adhesive of unicellular subaerial algae'. The Journal of Adhesion, 85 :465-483.

Gioria, M. & Osborne, B. (2009) 'The impact of Gunnera tinctoria Molina (Mirbel) on soil seed bank communities'. Journal of Plant Ecology, 2(3): 153-167.

Chopelet, J., Waples, R.S. & Mariani, S. (2009) 'Sex change and the genetic structure of marine fish populations'. Fish and Fisheries, 10 (3):329-343.

Russo, T., Mariani, S., Baldi, P., Parisi, A., Magnifico, G., Clausen, L.A.W. & Cataudella, S. (2009) 'Progress in modelling herring populations: an individual-based model of growth'. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 66 :1718-1725.


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Chopelet, J., Helyar, S., Mann, B. and Mariani, S. (2009) 'Novel polymorphic microsatellite loci for the protogynous hermaphrodite slinger sea bream (Chrysoblephus puniceus, Sparidae)'. Molecular Ecology Resources, 9 (4):1223-1226.
doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2009.02615.x


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Dyke, G.J. and Nudds, R.L. (2009) 'The fossil record and limb disparity of enantiornithines, the dominant flying birds of the Cretaceous'. Lethaia, 42 (2):994-1002.
doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3931.2008.00135.x

Firth, LB, Crowe, TP, Moore, P, Thompson, R, Hawkins SJ (2009) 'Predicting impacts of climate-induced range expansion: an experimental framework and a test involving key grazers on temperate rocky shores'. Global Change Biology, 15 :1413-1422. 
doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01863.x

Gioria, M. and Osborne, B. (2009) 'Assessing the impact of plant invasions on soil seed bank communities: use of univariate and multivariate approaches'. Journal of Vegetation Science, 20 (3):547-556.
doi: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2009.01054.x

McElwain, J.C., Wagner, P.J. and Hesselbo, S.P. (2009) 'Fossil Plant Relative Abundances Indicate Sudden Loss of Late Triassic Biodiversity in East Greenland'. Science, 324 (5934):1554-1556.doi: 10.1126/science.1171706

Russo, T., Baldi, P., Parisi, A., Magnifico, G., Mariani, S. and Cataudella, S. (2009) 'Lévy processes and stochastic von Bertalanffy models of growth, with application to fish population analysis'. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 258 (4):521-529.


Book Chapters

Steer, M. (2009) 'Highlights of the New Survey of Clare Island 1992 - 2009' In: Jones, R. and Steer, M (eds). Darwin, Praeger and the Clare Island Surveys. Dublin, Ireland: Royal Irish Academy.

Books Edited

Jones, R. and Steer, M (Ed.). (2009) Darwin, Praeger and the Clare Island Surveys. Dublin, Ireland: Royal Irish Academy.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Renou-Wilson, F. and Farrell, C.A. (2009) 'Peatland vulnerability to energy-related developments from climate change policy in Ireland: the case of wind farms'. Mires and Peatlands, Vol.4 Special Volume: Wind Farms on Peatland (Article 08):1-11.

Carolan, J.C., Fitzroy, C.I., Ashton, P.D., Douglas, A.E. and Wilkinson, T.L. (2009) 'The secreted salivary proteome of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum characterised by mass spectrometry'. Proteomics, 9 (9):2457-2467.


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Nudds, R.L. and Dyke, G.J. (2009) 'Forelimb posture in dinosaurs and the evolution of the avian flapping flight-stroke'. Evolution, 63 (4):994-1002.

Farrell, E., Clarke, M.W. and  Mariani, S. (2009) 'A simple genetic identification method for the conservation of North-East Atlantic smooth-hounds (Mustelus spp.)'. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 66 (3):561-565.

Balata, D. and Mariani, S. (2009) 'Culling Whales: Ethically and Ecologically Wrong'. Science, 324 (5926):464-464.

Nic An Ultaigh, S., Carolan, J.C., Britton, C., Murray, L. and Ryan, M.F. (2009) 'A cathepsin L-like protease from Strongylus vulgaris: An orthologue of Caenorhabditis elegans CPL-1'. Experimental Parasitology, 121 (4):293-299.


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Bahar, B., Moloney, A.P., Monahan, F.J., Harrison, S.M., Zazzo, A., Scrimgeour, C.M., Begley, I.S. and Schmidt, O. (2009) 'Turnover of carbon, nitrogn and sulfur in bovine longissimus dorsi and psoas major muscles: implications for isotopic authentication of meat'. Journal of Animal Science, 87 (3):905-913.

Thakuria, D., Schmidt, O., Liliensiek, A.K., Egan, D. and Doohan, F.M. (2009) 'Field preservation and DNA extraction methods for intestinal microbial diversity analysis in earthworms'. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 76 (3):226-233.

Broquet, T., Yearsley, J., Hirzel, A.H., Goudet, J. and Perrin, N. (2009) 'Inferring recent migration rates from individual genotypes'. Molecular Ecology, 18 (6) :1048-1060

Stewart, G.S., Thistlethwaite, A., Lees, H., Cooper, G.J. and Smith, C.P. (2009) 'Vasopressin regulation of the renal UT-A3 urea transporter'. American Journal of Physiology Renal Physiology, 296 (3) :642-48.

Reply to the comment on “Hot, dry, wet, cold or toxic? Revisiting the ecological significance of leaf cuticular micromorphology” by M. Haworth and J.C. McElwain [Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 262 (2008) 79-90]. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 273 (1-2) 209-211.


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Kinsella, J. and Brehony, E. (2009) 'Are current aid strategies marginalising the already marginalised? Cases from Tanzania', Development in Practice,19:1,51 – 60

Kammann, C., Hepp, S., Lenhart, K. and Müller, C. (2009) 'Stimulation of methane consumption by endogenous CH4 production in aerobic grassland soil'. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 41 :622-629. 

Moraza, M.L., Arroyo, J. and Bolger, T. (2009) 'Three new species of mites (Acari: Zerconidae) from canopy habitats in Irish forests'. Zootaxa, 2019 :29-39.