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2020

Environmental reservoir dynamics predict global infection patterns and population impacts for the fungal disease white-nose syndrome

Hoyt, J. R., Langwig, K. E., Sun, K., Parise, K. L., Li, A., Wang, Y., Huang, X., Worledge, L., Miller, H., White, J. P., Kaarakka, H. M., Redell, J. A., Görföl, T., Boldogh, S. A., Fukui, D., Sakuyama, M., Yachimori, S., Sato, A., Dalannast, M., Jargalsaikhan, A. & 8 others, Batbayar, N., Yovel, Y., Amichai, E., Natradze, I., Frick, W. F., Foster, J. T., Feng, J. & Kilpatrick, A. M., Mar 31 2020, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 13, p. 7255-7262 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Genomic epizootiology of a Brucella abortus outbreak in Northern Ireland (1997–2012)

Allen, A. R., Milne, G., Drees, K., Presho, E., Graham, J., McAdam, P., Jones, K., Wright, L., Skuce, R., Whatmore, A. M., Graham, J. & Foster, J. T., Jul 2020, In : Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 81, 104235.

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Mating type determination within a microsatellite multiplex for the fungal pathogen Pseudogymnoascus destructans, the causative agent of white-nose disease in bats

Dool, S., Altewischer, A., Fischer, N. M., Drees, K. P., Foster, J. T., Fritze, M. & Puechmaille, S. J., Mar 1 2020, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 12, 1, p. 45-48 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Pathogen to commensal? Longitudinal within-host population dynamics, evolution, and adaptation during a chronic >16-year Burkholderia pseudomallei infection

Pearson, T., Sahl, J. W., Hepp, C. M., Handady, K., Hornstra, H., Vazquez, A. J., Settles, E., Mayo, M., Kaestli, M., Williamson, C. H. D., Price, E. P., Sarovich, D. S., Cook, J. M., Wolken, S. R., Bowen, R. A., Tuanyok, A., Foster, J. T., Drees, K. P., Kidd, T. J., Bell, S. C. & 2 others, Currie, B. J. & Keim, P., 2020, In : PLoS Pathogens. 16, 3, e1008298.

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Open Access

Persistence of brucella abortus lineages revealed by genomic characterization and phylodynamic analysis

Suárez-Esquivel, M., Hernández-Mora, G., Ruiz-Villalobos, N., Barquero-Calvo, E., Chacón-Díaz, C., Ladner, J. T., Oviedosánchez, G., Foster, J. T., Rojas-Campos, N., Chaves-Olarte, E., Thomson, N. R., Moreno, E. & Guzmán-Verri, C., Apr 2020, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 14, 4, p. 1-18 18 p., e0008235.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Detection of Pseudogymnoascus destructans on Wisconsin Bats During Summer

Huebschman, J. J., Hoerner, S. A., White, J. P., Kaarakka, H. M., Parise, K. L. & Foster, J. T., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of wildlife diseases. 55, 3, p. 673-677 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Erratum to: Cryptic connections illuminate pathogen transmission within community networks (Nature, (2018), 563, 7733, (710-713), 10.1038/s41586-018-0720-z)

Hoyt, J. R., Langwig, K. E., White, J. P., Kaarakka, H. M., Redell, J. A., Kurta, A., DePue, J. E., Scullon, W. H., Parise, K. L., Foster, J. T., Frick, W. F. & Kilpatrick, A. M., Feb 7 2019, In : Nature. 566, 7742, p. E3

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Field trial of a probiotic bacteria to protect bats from white-nose syndrome

Hoyt, J. R., Langwig, K. E., White, J. P., Kaarakka, H. M., Redell, J. A., Parise, K. L., Frick, W. F., Foster, J. T. & Kilpatrick, A. M., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 9158.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations

Structure, spatial dynamics, and stability of novel seed dispersal mutualistic networks in Hawai‘i

Vizentin-Bugoni, J., Tarwater, C. E., Foster, J. T., Drake, D. R., Gleditsch, J. M., Hruska, A. M., Patrick Kelley, J. & Sperry, J. H., Apr 5 2019, In : Science. 364, 6435, p. 78-82 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2018

African lineage Brucella melitensis Isolates from Omani livestock

Foster, J. T., Walker, F. M., Rannals, B. D., Hammad Hussain, M., Drees, K. P., Tiller, R. V., Hoffmaster, A. R., Al-Rawahi, A., Keim, P. & Saqib, M., Jan 15 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, JAN, 2702.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Cryptic connections illuminate pathogen transmission within community networks

Hoyt, J. R., Langwig, K. E., White, J. P., Kaarakka, H. M., Redell, J. A., Kurta, A., DePue, J. E., Scullon, W. H., Parise, K. L., Foster, J. T., Frick, W. F. & Kilpatrick, A. M., Nov 29 2018, In : Nature. 563, 7733, p. 710-713 4 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Energy conserving thermoregulatory patterns and lower disease severity in a bat resistant to the impacts of white-nose syndrome

Moore, M. S., Field, K. A., Behr, M. J., Turner, G. G., Furze, M. E., Stern, D. W. F., Allegra, P. R., Bouboulis, S. A., Musante, C. D., Vodzak, M. E., Biron, M. E., Meierhofer, M. B., Frick, W. F., Foster, J. T., Howell, D., Kath, J. A., Kurta, A., Nordquist, G., Johnson, J. S., Lilley, T. M. & 2 others, Barrett, B. W. & Reeder, D. A. M., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology. 188, 1, p. 163-176 14 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Extreme sensitivity to ultraviolet light in the fungal pathogen causing white-nose syndrome of bats

Palmer, J. M., Drees, K. P., Foster, J. T. & Lindner, D. L., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, 2441.

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18 Scopus citations

Genomic sequencing is required for identification of tuberculosis transmission in Hawaii

Koster, K. J., Largen, A., Foster, J. T., Drees, K. P., Qian, L., Desmond, E., Wan, X., Hou, S. & Douglas, J. T., Dec 3 2018, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 18, 1, 608.

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2 Scopus citations

Population genetics of an Island invasion by Japanese Bush-Warblers in Hawaii, USA

Foster, J. T., Walker, F. M., Rannals, B. D. & Sanchez, D. E., Jan 1 2018, In : Auk. 135, 2, p. 171-180 10 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Whole genome SNP analysis suggests unique virulence factor differences of the Beijing and Manila families of Mycobacterium tuberculosis found in Hawaii

Koster, K., Largen, A., Foster, J. T., Drees, K. P., Qian, L., Desmond, E. P., Wan, X., Hou, S. & Douglas, J. T., Jul 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 7, e0201146.

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2 Scopus citations
2017

AOAC SMPR® 2016.009: Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) for DNA-based methods of detecting Brucella suis in field-deployable, Department of defense aerosol collection devices

Roberto, F., Arce, J., Beck, L. C., Blank, T. R., Cahall, R., Damer, K., Ficht, T., Foster, J., Kiss, K., Nikolich, M., Olsen, S., Ozanich, R., Rozak, D., Schaefer, F., Sozhamannan, S., Tiller, R. & Coates, S. G., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of AOAC International. 100, 1, p. 255-260 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brucella spp. of amphibians comprise genomically diverse motile strains competent for replication in macrophages and survival in mammalian hosts

Al Dahouk, S., Köhler, S., Occhialini, A., De Bagüés, M. P. J., Hammerl, J. A., Eisenberg, T., Vergnaud, G., Cloeckaert, A., Zygmunt, M. S., Whatmore, A. M., Melzer, F., Drees, K. P., Foster, J. T., Wattam, A. R. & Scholz, H. C., Mar 16 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 44420.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Characterization of microsatellites in pseudogymnoascus destructans for white-nose syndrome genetic analysis

Drees, K. P., Parise, K. L., Rivas, S. M., Felton, L. L., Puechmaille, S. J., Keim, P. S. & Foster, J. T., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 53, 4, p. 869-874 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Connecting resource tracking by frugivores to temporal Variation in seed dispersal networks

Gleditsch, J. M., Hruska, A. M. & Foster, J. T., Aug 22 2017, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 5, AUG

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2 Scopus citations

Origins and global context of Brucella abortus in Italy

Garofolo, G., Di Giannatale, E., Platone, I., Zilli, K., Sacchini, L., Abass, A., Ancora, M., Cammà, C., Di Donato, G., De Massis, F., Calistri, P., Drees, K. P. & Foster, J. T., Feb 2 2017, In : BMC Microbiology. 17, 1, 28.

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11 Scopus citations

Pathogen dynamics during invasion and establishment of white-nose syndrome explain mechanisms of host persistence

Frick, W. F., Cheng, T. L., Langwig, K. E., Hoyt, J. R., Janicki, A. F., Parise, K. L., Foster, J. T. & Kilpatrick, A. M., Mar 1 2017, In : Ecology. 98, 3, p. 624-631 8 p.

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31 Scopus citations

Phylogenetics of a fungal invasion: Origins and widespread dispersal of white-nose syndrome

Drees, K. P., Lorch, J. M., Puechmaill, S. J., Parise, K. L., Wibbelt, G., Hoyt, J. R., Sun, K., Jargalsaikhan, A., Dalannast, M., Palmer, J. M., Lindner, D. L., Kilpatrick, A. M., Pearson, T., Keim, P. S., Blehert, D. S. & Foster, J. T., Nov 1 2017, In : mBio. 8, 6, e01941-17.

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19 Scopus citations

Resistance in persisting bat populations after white-nose syndrome invasion

Langwig, K. E., Hoyt, J. R., Parise, K. L., Frick, W. F., Foster, J. T. & Kilpatrick, A. M., Jan 19 2017, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 372, 1712, 20160044.

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36 Scopus citations

Similar dietary but different numerical responses to nonnative tamarisk (Tamarix spp.) by two native warblers

Mahoney, S. M., Theimer, T., Johnson, M. J. & Foster, J. T., Mar 20 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Biological Invasions. p. 1-16 16 p.

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7 Scopus citations

White-nose syndrome fungus, Pseudogymnoascus destructans, on bats captured emerging from caves during winter in the southeastern United States

Bernard, R. F., Willcox, E. V., Parise, K. L., Foster, J. T. & McCracken, G. F., Jan 1 2017, In : BMC Zoology. 2, 1, 12.

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3 Scopus citations

White-nose syndrome fungus in a 1918 bat specimen from France

Campana, M. G., Kurata, N. P., Foster, J. T., Helgen, L. E., Reeder, D. A. M., Fleischer, R. C. & Helgen, K. M., Sep 1 2017, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 23, 9, p. 1611-1612 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

10 Scopus citations
2016

Application of genetics and genomics to wildlife epidemiology

Blanchong, J. A., Robinson, S. J., Samuel, M. D. & Foster, J. T., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Wildlife Management. 80, 4, p. 593-608 16 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Comparative genomic analyses reveal broad diversity in botulinum-toxinproducing Clostridia

Williamson, C. H. D., Sahl, J. W., Smith, T. J., Xie, G., Foley, B. T., Smith, L. A., Fernández, R. A., Lindström, M., Korkeala, H., Keim, P., Foster, J. & Hill, K., Jan 1 2016, In : BMC Genomics. 17, 1, 180.

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31 Scopus citations

Deconstructing the bat skin microbiome: Influences of the host and the environment

Avena, C. V., Parfrey, L. W., Leff, J. W., Archer, H. M., Frick, W. F., Langwig, K. E., Marm Kilpatrick, A., Powers, K. E., Foster, J. T. & McKenzie, V. J., Nov 17 2016, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, NOV, 1753.

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27 Scopus citations

Drivers of variation in species impacts for a multi-host fungal disease of bats

Langwig, K. E., Frick, W. F., Hoyt, J. R., Parise, K. L., Drees, K. P., Kunz, T. H., Foster, J. T. & Kilpatrick, A. M., Dec 5 2016, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 371, 1709, 20150456.

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25 Scopus citations

Efficacy of a probiotic bacterium to treat bats affected by the disease white-nose syndrome

Cheng, T. L., Mayberry, H., Mcguire, L. P., Hoyt, J. R., Langwig, K. E., Nguyen, H., Parise, K. L., Foster, J. T., Willis, C. K. R., Kilpatrick, A. M. & Frick, W. F., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Applied Ecology.

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21 Scopus citations

First detection of bat white-nose syndrome in western North America

Lorch, J. M., Palmer, J. M., Lindner, D. L., Ballmann, A. E., George, K. G., Griffin, K., Knowles, S., Huckabee, J. R., Haman, K. H., Anderson, C. D., Becker, P. A., Buchanan, J. B., Foster, J. T. & Blehert, D. S., Jul 1 2016, In : mSphere. 1, 4, e00148-16.

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29 Scopus citations

Genomics reveals historic and contemporary transmission dynamics of a bacterial disease among wildlife and livestock

Kamath, P. L., Foster, J. T., Drees, K. P., Luikart, G., Quance, C., Anderson, N. J., Clarke, P. R., Cole, E. K., Drew, M. L., Edwards, W. H., Rhyan, J. C., Treanor, J. J., Wallen, R. L., White, P. J., Robbe-Austerman, S. & Cross, P. C., May 11 2016, In : Nature Communications. 7, 11448.

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46 Scopus citations

Host persistence or extinction from emerging infectious disease: insights from white-nose syndrome in endemic and invading regions

Hoyt, J. R., Langwig, K. E., Sun, K., Lu, G., Parise, K. L., Jiang, T., Frick, W. F., Foster, J. T., Feng, J. & Marm Kilpatrick, A., Mar 16 2016, In : Proceedings. Biological sciences. 283, 1826, p. 20152861 1 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Nesting success of native and introduced forest birds on the island of Kaua'i

Hammond, R. L., Crampton, L. H. & Foster, J. T., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 47, 2, p. 252-262 11 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Use of multiple sequencing technologies to produce a high-quality genome of the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans, the causative agent of bat white-nose syndrome

Drees, K. P., Palmer, J. M., Sebra, R., Lorch, J. M., Chen, C., Wu, C. C., Bok, J. W., Keller, N. P., Blehert, D. S., Cuomo, C. A., Lindner, D. L. & Foster, J. T., 2016, In : Genome Announcements. 4, 3, e00445-16.

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13 Scopus citations

VNTR diversity in Yersinia pestis isolates from an animal challenge study reveals the potential for in vitro mutations during laboratory cultivation

Vogler, A. J., Nottingham, R., Busch, J. D., Sahl, J. W., Shuey, M. M., Foster, J. T., Schupp, J. M., Smith, S. R., Rocke, T. E., Keim, P. S. & Wagner, D. M., Nov 1 2016, In : Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 45, p. 297-302 6 p.

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White-Nose Syndrome Disease Severity and a Comparison of Diagnostic Methods

McGuire, L. P., Turner, J. M., Warnecke, L., McGregor, G., Bollinger, T. K., Misra, V., Foster, J. T., Frick, W. F., Kilpatrick, A. M. & Willis, C. K. R., Mar 8 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : EcoHealth. p. 1-12 12 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Widespread bat white-nose syndrome fungus, Northeastern China

Hoyt, J. R., Sun, K., Parise, K. L., Lu, G., Langwig, K. E., Jiang, T., Yang, S., Frick, W. F., Kilpatrick, A. M., Foster, J. T. & Feng, J., Jan 1 2016, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 22, 1, p. 140-142 3 p.

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29 Scopus citations
2015

Best practices for evaluating single nucleotide variant calling methods for microbial genomics

Olson, N. D., Lund, S. P., Colman, R. E., Foster, J. T., Sahl, J. W., Schupp, J. M., Keim, P. S., Morrow, J. B., Salit, M. L. & Zook, J. M., 2015, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 6, JUL, 235.

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57 Scopus citations

Breeding biology of two endangered forest birds on the island of Kauai, Hawaii

Hammond, R. L., Crampton, L. H. & Foster, J. T., Feb 1 2015, In : Condor. 117, 1, p. 31-40 10 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Disease alters macroecological patterns of North American bats

Frick, W. F., Puechmaille, S. J., Hoyt, J. R., Nickel, B. A., Langwig, K. E., Foster, J. T., Barlow, K. E., Bartonička, T., Feller, D., Haarsma, A. J., Herzog, C., Horáček, I., van der Kooij, J., Mulkens, B., Petrov, B., Reynolds, R., Rodrigues, L., Stihler, C. W., Turner, G. G. & Kilpatrick, A. M., Jul 1 2015, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 24, 7, p. 741-749 9 p.

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93 Scopus citations

Efficacy of visual surveys for white-nose syndrome at bat hibernacula

Janicki, A. F., Frick, W. F., Kilpatrick, A. M., Parise, K. L., Foster, J. T. & McCracken, G. F., Jul 21 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 7, e0133390.

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17 Scopus citations

First confirmation of Pseudogymnoascus destructans in British bats and hibernacula

Barlow, A. M., Worledge, L., Miller, H., Drees, K. P., Wright, P., Foster, J. T., Sobek, C., Borman, A. M. & Fraser, M., Jul 18 2015, In : Veterinary Record. 177, 3, p. 73 1 p.

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7 Scopus citations

First isolation and characterization of Brucella microti from wild boar

Rónai, Z., Kreizinger, Z., Dán, Á., Drees, K., Foster, J. T., Bányai, K., Marton, S., Szeredi, L., Jánosi, S. & Gyuranecz, M., Jul 11 2015, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 11, 1, 147.

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15 Scopus citations

Genome sequences of 11 Brucella abortus isolates from persistently infected Italian Regions

Garofolo, G., Foster, J. T., Drees, K., Zilli, K., Platone, I., Ancora, M., Cammà, C., De Massis, F., Calistri, P. & Di Giannatale, E., 2015, In : Genome Announcements. 3, 6, e0140215.

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6 Scopus citations

Genomic sequences of six botulinum neurotoxin-producing strains representing three clostridial species illustrate the mobility and diversity of botulinum neurotoxin genes

Smith, T. J., Hill, K. K., Xie, G., Foley, B. T., Williamson, C. H. D., Foster, J. T., Johnson, S. L., Chertkov, O., Teshima, H., Gibbons, H. S., Johnsky, L. A., Karavis, M. A. & Smith, L. A., Mar 1 2015, In : Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 30, p. 102-113 12 p.

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33 Scopus citations

Genomics in Conservation: Case Studies and Bridging the Gap between Data and Application

Garner, B. A., Hand, B. K., Amish, S. J., Bernatchez, L., Foster, J. T., Miller, K. M., Morin, P. A., Narum, S. R., O'Brien, S. J., Roffler, G., Templin, W. D., Sunnucks, P., Strait, J., Warheit, K. I., Seamons, T. R., Wenburg, J., Olsen, J. & Luikart, G., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution.

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73 Scopus citations

Host and pathogen ecology drive the seasonal dynamics of a fungal disease, white-nose syndrome

Langwig, K. E., Frick, W. F., Reynolds, R., Parise, K. L., Drees, K. P., Hoyt, J. R., Cheng, T. L., Kunz, T. H., Foster, J. T. & Marm Kilpatrick, A., Jan 22 2015, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282, 1799, 20142335.

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106 Scopus citations