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 Published Journal Articles Referencing Diffinity RapidTip

  1. Kasthuri VenkateswaranParag VaishampayanJessica CisnerosDuane L. PiersonScott O. RogersJay Perry; International Space Station environmental microbiome — microbial inventories of ISS filter debris; Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology; July 2014Volume 98Issue 14pp 6453-6466Date: 04 Apr 2014

  2. Blum JE, Fischer CN, Miles J, Handelsman J.; Frequent Replenishment Sustains the Beneficial Microbiome of Drosophila melanogaster; MBio. 2013 Nov 5;4(6). pii: e00860-13. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00860-13.

  3. Hicks, Sarah L; Farrer, Emily C; Taylor, D Lee; Porras-Alfaro, Andrea; Suding, Katherine N; Sinsabaugh, Robert L,  Nitrogen deposition alters plant-fungal relationships: linking belowground dynamics to aboveground vegetation change, Molecular Ecology; Mol Ecol; 1365-294X;; DOI: 10.1111/mec.12541

  4. Marion L. East, Christoph Kurze, Kerstin Wilhelm, Sarah Benhaiem, Heribert Hofer, Factors influencing Dipylidium sp. infection in a free-ranging social carnivore, the spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta), International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, Available online 18 September 2013, ISSN 2213-2244,

  5. Andrea M. Montebello, Tercia Bezerra, Roger Rovira, Laura Rago, Javier Lafuente, Xavier Gamisans, Susana Campoy, Mireia Baeza, David Gabriel, Operational aspects, pH transition and microbial shifts of a H2S desulfurizing biotrickling filter with random packing material, Chemosphere, Available online 13 September 2013, ISSN 0045-6535,

  6. Kühlwein, H., Emery, M.J., Rawling, M.D., Harper, G.M., Merrifield, D.L. and Davies, S.J. (2013), Effects of a dietary β-(1,3)(1,6)-D-glucan supplementation on intestinal microbial communities and intestinal ultrastructure of mirror carp (Cyprinus carpio L.). Journal of Applied Microbiology. doi: 10.1111/jam.12313
  7. C. N. Roterman, J. T. Copley, K. T. Linse, P. A. Tyler, and A. D. Rogers 
    The biogeography of the yeti crabs (Kiwaidae) with notes on the phylogeny of the Chirostyloidea (Decapoda: Anomura); Proc R Soc B 2013 280: 20130718
  8. A Cell Line Resource Derived from Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Embryonic Tissues; Goblirsch MJ, Spivak MS, Kurtti TJ (2013) . PLoS ONE 8(7): e69831. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069831
  9. Genetic characterization of small ruminant lentiviruses circulating in naturally infected sheep and goats in Ontario, Canada; Lisa A. Santry, Jondavid de Jong, Alexander C. Gold, Scott R. Walsh,  Paula I. Menzies, Sarah K. Wootton; Virus Research (2013), Available online 10 April 2013, In Press, Corrected Proof; '
  10. New perpectives on viable microbial communities in low-biomass cleanroom environments; Parag Vaishampayan, Alexander J Probst, Myron T La Duc, Emilee Bargoma, James N Benardini, Gary L Andersen and Kasthuri Venkateswaran
    The ISME Journal (2013) 7, 312–324; doi:10.1038/ismej.2012.114; published online 11 October 2012;
  11. The microbiome extends to subepidermal compartments of normal skin
    Teruaki Nakatsuji, Hsin-I. Chiang, Shangi B. Jiang, Harish Nagarajan, Karsten Zengler & Richard L. Gallo; Journal name: Nature Communications Volume: 4, Article number: 1431 DOI: doi:10.1038/ncomms2441 Received 28 August 2012 ; Accepted 19 December 2012  Published 05 February 2013
  12. Pyrosequencing-Derived Bacterial, Archaeal, and Fungal Diversity of Spacecraft Hardware Destined for Mars ; Myron T. La Duc, Parag Vaishampayan, Henrik R. Nilsson, Tamas Torok, and Kasthuri Venkateswaran; Appl. Environ. Microbiol. August 2012 78:5912-5922; published ahead of print 22 June 2012 , doi:10.1128/AEM.01435-12
  13. Comparison of Culture and Molecular Identification of Bacteria in Chronic Wounds
    Daniel D. Rhoads, Randall D. Wolcott, Yan Sun, and Scot E. Dowd
    Int. J. Mol. Sci. 201213, 2535-2550; doi:10.3390/ijms13032535
  14. Biosynthesis and characterization of poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) from Bacillus cereus FA11 isolated from TNT-contaminated soil
    Farha Masood, Fariha Hasan, Safia Ahmed, Abdul Hameed; Annals of Microbiology
    DOI 10.1007/s13213-011-0386-3; Received: 13 June 2011 / Accepted: 9 November 2011
    # Springer-Verlag and the University of Milan 2011
  15. Phylomark, a Tool To Identify Conserved Phylogenetic Markers from Whole-Genome AlignmentsJason W. Sahl, Malcolm N. Matalka, and David A. Rasko
    Appl. Environ. Microbiol. July 2012 vol. 78 no. 14 4884-4892; Published ahead of print 11 May 2012, doi: 10.1128/​AEM.00929-12

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Use of the Diffinity RapidTip in amplicon library preparations improves sequencing accuracy with Roche 454 Genome Sequencer FLX Systems

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