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  • Yao, Youli; Robinson, Alexandra M; Zucchi, Fabiola CR; Robbins, Jerrah C; Babenko, Olena; Kovalchuk, Olga; Kovalchuk, Igor; Olson, David M; Metz, Gerlinde AS (BioMed CentralArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Alberta, 2014)
    Abstract Background: Chronic stress is considered to be one of many causes of human preterm birth (PTB), but no direct evidence has yet been provided. Here we show in rats that stress across generations has downstream ...
  • Zohouri, Mohammad Ali; Pyle, Greg G; Wood, Chris M (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of BiologyMcMaster UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2001)
    The effects of chronic exposure to waterborne Cd and elevated dietary Ca, alone and in combination, were examined in juvenile rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. Fish were chronically exposed to 0.05 Žcontrol. or 2.56 g ...
  • Dew, William A; Pyle, Greg G (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of BiologyLakehead UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Calcium plays an essential role in olfactory sensory neuron function. Studies with fish have indicated that in addition to being involved in olfactory signalling, calcium is itself an odourant. In this study we used fathead ...
  • Pyle, Greg; Wood, Chris (Taylor & FrancisArts and ScienceDepartment of BiologyNipissing UniversityMcMaster UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) are often used to estimate important biotic ligand model (BLM) parameters, such as metal-binding affinity (log K) and capacity (Bmax). However, rainbow trout do not typically occupy ...
  • Pyle, Gregory G; Mirza, Reehan S (Taylor & FrancisArts and ScienceDepartment of BiologyNipissing UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007)
    Chemosensation is one of the oldest and most important sensory modalities utilized by aquatic animals to provide information about the location of predators, location of prey, sexual status of potential mates, genetic ...