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Differences in Otolith Morphology between Oncorhynchus mykiss and Lepomis macrochirus.
Rainbow trout (Oncorrhynus mykiss) are fish that typically live in cold, well oxygenated lakes and streams, whereas bluegills (Lepomis machrochius) are generalists that live in a wide range of water conditions. The differences ...
Molecular identification of Cryptosporidium species infecting Wisconsin dairy calves.
This research analyzed 25 Cryptosporidium positive fecal samples obtained from Eau Claire-area dairy calves to determine whether calves are potential reservoir hosts for human cryptosporidiosis in Wisconsin.
Using molecular tools to assess microbial diversity
Although the chemical balance of the biosphere depends on microbes, little is known about the makeup of the microbial ecosystems responsible for maintaining this balance. This project aims to assess the effects of different ...
From Genes to Ecosystems : a Molecular view of Microbial Diversity in Plant Communities from a Prairie Restoration Project.
A prairie restoration project started in 2004 was designed to increase our understanding of the links between plant communities, microorganisms and overall ecosystem processes. For the project, forty-five plots in a field ...
Transmission Electron Microscopy Specimen Preparation and Viewing Techniques.
Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is a useful tool for observing extremely small objects with a high resolution. In biology, TEM is used to observe cellular structures such as membranes and organelles. The purpose ...