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    • Data from: Distribution and functionality of copy number variation across European cattle populations 

      Upadhyay, Maulik,Wageningen University & Research; da Silva, Vinicius H.,Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Megens, Hendrik-Jan,Wageningen University & Research; Visker, Marleen H. P. W.,Wageningen University & Research; Ajmone-Marsan, Paolo,Catholic University of the Sacred Heart; Bâlteanu, Valentin A.,University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca; Dunner, Susana,Complutense University of Madrid; Garcia, Jose Fernando,Sao Paulo State University; Ginja, Catarina,University of Porto; (2021)
      Copy number variation (CNV), which is characterized by large-scale losses or gains of DNA fragments, contributes significantly to genetic and phenotypic variation. Assessing CNV across different European cattle populations ...

    • Data from: Carbon dioxide and methane fluxes from different surface types in a created urban wetland 

      Li, Xuefei,University of Helsinki; Wahlroos, Outi,University of Turku; Haapanala, Sami,Suvilumi; Pumpanen, Jukka,University of Eastern Finland; Vasander, Harri,University of Helsinki; Ojala1, Anna,University of Helsinki; Vesala, Timo,University of Helsinki; Mammarella, Ivan,University of Helsinki (2021)
      Many wetlands have been drained due to urbanization, agriculture, forestry or other purposes, which has resulted in losing their ecosystem services. To protect receiving waters and to achieve services such as flood control ...

    • Data from: Assessment of dysmyelination with RAFFn MRI: application to murine MPS I 

      Satzer, David,University of Minnesota; DiBartolomeo, Christina,University of Minnesota; Ritchie, Michael M.,University of Minnesota; Storino, Christine,University of Minnesota; Liimatainen, Timo,University of Eastern Finland; Hakkarainen, Hanne,University of Eastern Finland; Idiyatullin, Djaudat,University of Minnesota; Mangia, Silvia,University of Minnesota; Michaeli, Shalom,University of Minnesota; (2021)
      Type I mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS I) is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder with neurological features. Humans and laboratory animals with MPS I exhibit various white matter abnormalities involving the corpus ...

    • Data from: Reconstruction of velocity fields in electromagnetic flow tomography 

      Lehtikangas, Ossi,University of Eastern Finland; Karhunen, Kimmo,University of Eastern Finland; Vauhkonen, Marko,University of Eastern Finland (2021)
      Electromagnetic flow meters (EMFMs) are the gold standard in measuring flow velocity in process industry. The flow meters can measure the mean flow velocity of conductive liquids and slurries. A drawback of this approach ...

    • Data from: Trade-offs in berry production and biodiversity under prescribed burning and retention regimes in Boreal forests 

      Granath, Gustaf,Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Kouki, Jari,University of Eastern Finland; Johnson, Samuel,Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Heikkala, Osmo,University of Eastern Finland; Rodríguez, Antonio,University of Eastern Finland; Strengbom, Joachim,Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (2021)
      1. Green tree retention and prescribed burning are practices used to mitigate negative effects of forestry. Beside their effects on biodiversity, these practices should also promote non-timber forest products (NTFPs). We ...

    • Offspring phenotype is shaped by the non-sperm fraction of semen 

      Kekäläinen, Jukka,University of Eastern Finland; Jokiniemi, Annalaura,University of Eastern Finland; Janhunen, Matti,Natural Resources Institute Finland; Huuskonen, Hannu,University of Eastern Finland (2021)
      In a large majority of animal species, the only contribution of males to the next generation has been assumed to be their genes (sperm). However, along with sperm, seminal plasma contains a wide array of extracellular ...

    • Data from: Sperm pre-fertilization thermal environment shapes offspring phenotype and performance 

      Kekäläinen, Jukka,University of Eastern Finland; Oskoei, Párástu,University of Eastern Finland; Janhunen, Matti,Natural Resources Institute Finland; Koskinen, Heikki,Natural Resources Institute Finland; Kortet, Raine,University of Eastern Finland; Huuskonen, Hannu,University of Eastern Finland (2021)
      Sperm pre-fertilization environment has recently been suggested to mediate remarkable transgenerational consequences for offspring phenotype (transgenerational plasticity, TGB), but the adaptive significance of the process ...

    • Data from: Outcome of assisted reproductive technology (ART) and subsequent self-reported life satisfaction 

      Kuivasaari-Pirinen, Paula,University of Eastern Finland; Koivumaa-Honkanen, Heli,University of Oulu; Hippeläinen, Maritta,University of Eastern Finland; Raatikainen, Kaisa,University of Eastern Finland; Heinonen, Seppo,University of Eastern Finland (2021)
      Objective: To compare life satisfaction between women with successful or unsuccessful outcome after assisted reproductive treatment (ART) by taking into account the time since the last ART. Design: Cohort study. Setting: ...

    • Data from: Early wasp plucks the flower: disparate extant diversity of sawfly superfamilies (Hymenoptera: 'Symphyta') may reflect asynchronous switching to angiosperm hosts 

      Nyman, Tommi,Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research; Onstein, Renske E.,German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research; Silvestro, Daniele,University of Gothenburg; Wutke, Saskia,University of Eastern Finland; Taeger, Andreas,Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut Müncheberg, Germany*; Wahlberg, Niklas,Lund University; Blank, Stephan,Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut Müncheberg, Germany*; Malm, Tobias,Swedish Museum of Natural History (2021)
      The insect order Hymenoptera originated during the Permian nearly 300 million years ago. Ancestrally herbivorous hymenopteran lineages today make up the paraphyletic suborder 'Symphyta,' which encompasses circa 8200 species ...

    • Data from: Multiple plant traits shape the genetic basis of herbivore community assembly 

      Barbour, Matthew A.,University of British Columbia; Rodriguez-Cabal, Mariano A.,University of British Columbia; Wu, Elizabeth T.,Humboldt State University; Julkunen-Tiitto, Riitta,University of Eastern Finland; Ritland, Carol E.,University of British Columbia; Miscampbell, Allyson E.,University of British Columbia; Jules, Erik S.,Humboldt State University; Crutsinger, Gregory M.,University of British Columbia (2021)
      1. Community genetics research has posited a genetic basis to the assembly of ecological communities. For arthropod herbivores in particular, there is strong support that genetic variation in host plants is a key factor ...

    • Data from: Independent and interactive effects of immune activation and larval diet on adult immune function, growth and development in the greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella) 

      Kangassalo, Katariina,University of Turku; Valtonen, Terhi M.,University of Turku; Sorvari, Jouni,University of Eastern Finland; Kecko, Sanita,Daugavpils University; Pölkki, Mari,University of Turku; Krams, Indrikis,University of Tartu; Krama, Tatjana,Daugavpils University; Rantala, Markus J.,University of Turku (2021)
      Organisms in the wild are likely to face multiple immune challenges as well as additional ecological stressors, yet their interactive effects on immune function are poorly understood. Insects are found to respond to cues ...

    • Data from: Host plants of the non-swarming edible bush cricket Ruspolia differens 

      Opoke, Robert,Gulu University; Nyeko, Philip,Makerere University; Malinga, Geoffrey M.,Gulu University; Rutaro, Karlmax,University of Eastern Finland; Roininen, Heikki,University of Eastern Finland; Valtonen, Anu,University of Eastern Finland (2021)
      The edible Ruspolia differens (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) is a widely-consumed insect in East Africa but surprisingly little is known of its host plant use in the field. We studied host plants used by non-swarming R. ...

    • Data for: Phytochemical shift from condensed tannins to flavonoids in transgenic Betula pendula decreases consumption and growth but improves growth efficiency of Epirrita autumnata larvae 

      Thitz, Paula,University of Eastern Finland; Mehtätalo, Lauri,University of Eastern Finland; Välimäki, Panu,University of Oulu; Randriamanana, Tendry,University of Eastern Finland; Lännenpää, Mika,University of Eastern Finland; Hagerman, Ann E.,Miami University; Andersson, Tommi,University of Turku; Julkunen-Tiitto, Riitta,University of Eastern Finland; Nyman, Tommi,Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (2021)
      Despite active research, antiherbivore activity of specific plant phenolics remains largely unresolved. We constructed silver birch (Betula pendula) lines with modified phenolic metabolism to study the effects of foliar ...

    • Data from: Edge influence on vegetation at natural and anthropogenic edges of boreal forests in Canada and Fennoscandia 

      Harper, Karen A.,Dalhousie University; Macdonald, S. Ellen,University of Alberta; Mayerhofer, Michael S.,Mount Saint Vincent University; Biswas, Shekhar R.,Lakehead University; Esseen, Per-Anders,Umeå University; Hylander, Kristoffer,Stockholm University; Stewart, Katherine J.,Lakehead University; Mallik, Azim U.,Lakehead University; Drapeau, Pierre,University of Quebec at Montreal; (2021)
      1. Although anthropogenic edges are an important consequence of timber harvesting, edges due to natural disturbances or landscape heterogeneity are also common. Forest edges have been well-studied in temperate and tropical ...

    • Data from: Finding flies in the mushroom soup: host specificity of fungus-associated communities revisited with a novel molecular method 

      Koskinen, Janne,University of Helsinki; Roslin, Tomas,University of Helsinki; Nyman, Tommi,University of Eastern Finland; Abrego, Nerea,University of Helsinki; Michell, Craig,University of Eastern Finland; Vesterinen, Eero J.,University of Helsinki (2021)
      Fruiting bodies of fungi constitute an important resource for thousands of other taxa. The structure of these diverse assemblages has traditionally been studied with labour-intensive methods involving cultivation and ...

    • Data from: Male investments in high quality sperm improve fertilization success, but may have negative impact on offspring fitness in whitefish 

      Kekäläinen, Jukka,University of Western Australia; Soler, Carles,University of Valencia; Veentaus, Sami,University of Eastern Finland; Huuskonen, Hannu,University of Eastern Finland (2021)
      Many ejaculate traits show remarkable variation in relation to male social status. Males in disfavoured (subordinate) mating positions often invest heavily on sperm motility but may have less available resources on traits ...

    • Data from: De novo transcriptome assemblies of four accessions of the metal hyperaccumulator plant Noccaea caerulescens 

      Blande, Daniel,University of Eastern Finland; Halimaa, Pauliina,University of Eastern Finland; Tervahauta, Arja I.,University of Eastern Finland; Aarts, Mark G. M.,Wageningen University & Research; Kärenlampi, Sirpa O.,University of Eastern Finland (2021)
      Noccaea caerulescens of the Brassicaceae family has become the key model plant among the metal hyperaccumulator plants. Populations/accessions of N. caerulescens from geographic locations with different soil metal ...

    • Initial application of the noise-sorted scanning clustering algorithm to the analysis of composition-dependent organic aerosol thermal desorption measurements 

      Cappa, Christopher,University of California, Davis; Li, Ziyue,University of California, Davis; D'Ambro, Emma,Environmental Protection Agency; Schobesberger, Siegfried,University of Eastern Finland; Shilling, John,Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Lopez-Hilfiker, Felipe,TofWerk; Liu, Jiumeng,Harbin Institute of Technology; Gaston, Cassandra,University of Miami; Thornton, Joel,University of Washington (2021)
      The FIGAERO-CIMS (Filter Inlet for Gases and AEROsols + chemical ionization mass spectrometer) measures thermal desorption profiles for individual ions evolved from evaporation of organic aerosol components. Often, hundreds ...

    • Data from: Enriched rearing environment and wild genetic background can enhance survival and disease resistance of salmonid fishes during parasite epidemics 

      Karvonen, Anssi,University of Jyväskylä; Aalto-Araneda, Mariella,University of Helsinki; Virtala, Anna-Maija,University of Helsinki; Kortet, Raine,University of Eastern Finland; Koski, Perttu,Natural Resources Institute Finland; Hyvärinen, Pekka,Natural Resources Institute Finland (2021)
      The importance and volume of aquaculture is increasing world-wide. Rearing practices play a key role in determining growth rate, survival and disease resistance in aquaculture fishes. Recent evidence suggests that in ...

    • Data from: Widespread introgression of mountain hare genes into Fennoscandian brown hare populations 

      Levänen, Riikka,University of Eastern Finland; Thulin, Carl-Gustaf,Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Spong, Göran,Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Pohjoismäki, Jaakko L.O.,; Pohjoismäki, Jaakko L. O.,University of Eastern Finland (2021)
      In Fennoscandia, mountain hare (Lepus timidus) and brown hare (Lepus europaeus) hybridize and produce fertile offspring, resulting in gene flow across the species barrier. Analyses of maternally inherited mitochondrial DNA ...