Biological Reviews

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  1. Original Articles

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    2. PPARs in the central nervous system: roles in neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation

      Juan M. Zolezzi, Manuel J. Santos, Sussy Bastías-Candia, Claudio Pinto, Juan A. Godoy and Nibaldo C. Inestrosa

      Version of Record online: 20 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12320

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    4. Climate change and alpine stream biology: progress, challenges, and opportunities for the future

      Scott Hotaling, Debra S. Finn, J. Joseph Giersch, David W. Weisrock and Dean Jacobsen

      Version of Record online: 20 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12319

    5. Consumer-driven nutrient dynamics in freshwater ecosystems: from individuals to ecosystems

      Carla L. Atkinson, Krista A. Capps, Amanda T. Rugenski and Michael J. Vanni

      Version of Record online: 23 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12318

    6. Mannoside recognition and degradation by bacteria

      Simon Ladevèze, Elisabeth Laville, Jordane Despres, Pascale Mosoni and Gabrielle Potocki-Véronèse

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12316

    7. Climate change and nesting behaviour in vertebrates: a review of the ecological threats and potential for adaptive responses

      Mark C. Mainwaring, Iain Barber, Denis C. Deeming, David A. Pike, Elizabeth A. Roznik and Ian R. Hartley

      Version of Record online: 16 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12317

    8. Geographic variation in genetic and demographic performance: new insights from an old biogeographical paradigm

      Samuel Pironon, Guillaume Papuga, Jesús Villellas, Amy L. Angert, María B. García and John D. Thompson

      Version of Record online: 27 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12313

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      Detecting and avoiding likely false-positive findings – a practical guide

      Wolfgang Forstmeier, Eric-Jan Wagenmakers and Timothy H. Parker

      Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12315

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      Morphological evolution of the mammalian jaw adductor complex

      Stephan Lautenschlager, Pamela Gill, Zhe-Xi Luo, Michael J. Fagan and Emily J. Rayfield

      Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12314

    11. Revisiting the links between bone remodelling and osteocytes: insights from across phyla

      John D. Currey, Mason N. Dean and Ron Shahar

      Version of Record online: 14 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12302

    12. Mitochondrial VDAC2 and cell homeostasis: highlighting hidden structural features and unique functionalities

      Svetlana Rajkumar Maurya and Radhakrishnan Mahalakshmi

      Version of Record online: 7 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12311

    13. Behavioural effects of temperature on ectothermic animals: unifying thermal physiology and behavioural plasticity

      Paul K. Abram, Guy Boivin, Joffrey Moiroux and Jacques Brodeur

      Version of Record online: 7 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12312

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      Insulin-like growth factor axis targeting in cancer and tumour angiogenesis – the missing link

      Judy R. van Beijnum, Wietske Pieters, Patrycja Nowak-Sliwinska and Arjan W. Griffioen

      Version of Record online: 24 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12306

    15. African trypanosomes and brain infection – the unsolved question

      Stefan Mogk, Christian M. Boßelmann, Celestin N. Mudogo, Jasmin Stein, Hartwig Wolburg and Michael Duszenko

      Version of Record online: 14 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12301

    16. How lichens impact on terrestrial community and ecosystem properties

      Johan Asplund and David A. Wardle

      Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12305

    17. Why did heterospory evolve?

      Kurt B. Petersen and Martin Burd

      Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12304

    18. Macroecology of parental care in arthropods: higher mortality risk leads to higher benefits of offspring protection in tropical climates

      Eduardo S. A. Santos, Pedro P. Bueno, James D. J. Gilbert and Glauco Machado

      Version of Record online: 10 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12303

    19. The evolution of the avian bill as a thermoregulatory organ

      Glenn J. Tattersall, Bassel Arnaout and Matthew R. E. Symonds

      Version of Record online: 7 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12299

    20. Wolf population genetics in Europe: a systematic review, meta-analysis and suggestions for conservation and management

      Maris Hindrikson, Jaanus Remm, Malgorzata Pilot, Raquel Godinho, Astrid Vik Stronen, Laima Baltrūnaité, Sylwia D. Czarnomska, Jennifer A. Leonard, Ettore Randi, Carsten Nowak, Mikael Åkesson, José Vicente López-Bao, Francisco Álvares, Luis Llaneza, Jorge Echegaray, Carles Vilà, Janis Ozolins, Dainis Rungis, Jouni Aspi, Ladislav Paule, Tomaž Skrbinšek and Urmas Saarma

      Version of Record online: 28 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12298

    21. Geographical and seasonal variation in the intensity of sexual selection in the barn swallow Hirundo rustica: a meta-analysis

      Andrea Romano, Alessandra Costanzo, Diego Rubolini, Nicola Saino and Anders Pape Møller

      Version of Record online: 12 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12297

    22. The fundamental role of ecological feedback mechanisms for the adaptive management of seagrass ecosystems – a review

      Paul S. Maxwell, Johan S. Eklöf, Marieke M. van Katwijk, Katherine R. O'Brien, Maricela de la Torre-Castro, Christoffer Boström, Tjeerd J. Bouma, Dorte Krause-Jensen, Richard K. F. Unsworth, Brigitta I. van Tussenbroek and Tjisse van der Heide

      Version of Record online: 1 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12294

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      Three-dimensional cell culture model utilization in cancer stem cell research

      Zofia F. Bielecka, Kamila Maliszewska-Olejniczak, Ilan J. Safir, Cezary Szczylik and Anna M. Czarnecka

      Version of Record online: 22 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12293

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      A review of the ecosystem functions in oil palm plantations, using forests as a reference system

      Claudia Dislich, Alexander C. Keyel, Jan Salecker, Yael Kisel, Katrin M. Meyer, Mark Auliya, Andrew D. Barnes, Marife D. Corre, Kevin Darras, Heiko Faust, Bastian Hess, Stephan Klasen, Alexander Knohl, Holger Kreft, Ana Meijide, Fuad Nurdiansyah, Fenna Otten, Guy Pe'er, Stefanie Steinebach, Suria Tarigan, Merja H. Tölle, Teja Tscharntke and Kerstin Wiegand

      Version of Record online: 11 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12295

    25. Exorcising Grice's ghost: an empirical approach to studying intentional communication in animals

      Simon W. Townsend, Sonja E. Koski, Richard W. Byrne, Katie E. Slocombe, Balthasar Bickel, Markus Boeckle, Ines Braga Goncalves, Judith M. Burkart, Tom Flower, Florence Gaunet, Hans Johann Glock, Thibaud Gruber, David A. W. A. M. Jansen, Katja Liebal, Angelika Linke, Ádám Miklósi, Richard Moore, Carel P. van Schaik, Sabine Stoll, Alex Vail, Bridget M. Waller, Markus Wild, Klaus Zuberbühler and Marta B. Manser

      Version of Record online: 2 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12289

    26. Mitochondrial function, ornamentation, and immunocompetence

      Rebecca E. Koch, Chloe C. Josefson and Geoffrey E. Hill

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12291

    27. The ecology, distribution, conservation and management of large old trees

      David B. Lindenmayer and William F. Laurance

      Version of Record online: 7 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12290

    28. The physiology of lipid storage and use in reptiles

      Edwin R. Price

      Version of Record online: 27 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12288

    29. The role of semaphorin3A in myogenic regeneration and the formation of functional neuromuscular junctions on new fibres

      Judy E. Anderson, Mai-Khoi Q. Do, Nasibeh Daneshvar, Takahiro Suzuki, Junio Dort, Wataru Mizunoya and Ryuichi Tatsumi

      Version of Record online: 13 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12286

    30. In search of morphological modules: a systematic review

      Borja Esteve-Altava

      Version of Record online: 1 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12284

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      MicroRNAs in a hypertrophic heart: from foetal life to adulthood

      Shahzad Sadiq, Tamsyn M. Crowley, Fadi J. Charchar, Andrew Sanigorski and Paul A. Lewandowski

      Version of Record online: 1 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12283

    32. Behavioural synchronization of large-scale animal movements – disperse alone, but migrate together?

      Julien Cote, Greta Bocedi, Lucie Debeffe, Magda E. Chudzińska, Helene C. Weigang, Calvin Dytham, Georges Gonzalez, Erik Matthysen, Justin Travis, Michel Baguette and A. J. Mark Hewison

      Version of Record online: 6 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12279

    33. Use of habitat odour by host-seeking insects

      Ben Webster and Ring T. Cardé

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12281

    34. Deciphering the virus-to-prokaryote ratio (VPR): insights into virus–host relationships in a variety of ecosystems

      Kaarle J. Parikka, Marc Le Romancer, Nina Wauters and Stéphan Jacquet

      Version of Record online: 26 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12271

    35. Revisiting the Holy Grail: using plant functional traits to understand ecological processes

      Jennifer L. Funk, Julie E. Larson, Gregory M. Ames, Bradley J. Butterfield, Jeannine Cavender-Bares, Jennifer Firn, Daniel C. Laughlin, Ariana E. Sutton-Grier, Laura Williams and Justin Wright

      Version of Record online: 22 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12275

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      Herbivore regulation of plant abundance in aquatic ecosystems

      Kevin A. Wood, Matthew T. O'Hare, Claire McDonald, Kate R. Searle, Francis Daunt and Richard A. Stillman

      Version of Record online: 8 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12272

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      Do marine phytoplankton follow Bergmann's rule sensu lato?

      Ulrich Sommer, Kalista H. Peter, Savvas Genitsaris and Maria Moustaka-Gouni

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12266

    38. Demographic and genetic connectivity: the role and consequences of reproduction, dispersal and recruitment in seagrasses

      Gary A. Kendrick, Robert J. Orth, John Statton, Renae Hovey, Leonardo Ruiz Montoya, Ryan J. Lowe, Siegfried L. Krauss and Elizabeth A. Sinclair

      Version of Record online: 23 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12261

    39. Molluscan shell colour

      Suzanne T. Williams

      Version of Record online: 23 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12268

    40. Molecular identification of livestock breeds: a tool for modern conservation biology

      Mohammed Yaro, Kylie A. Munyard, Michael J. Stear and David M. Groth

      Version of Record online: 22 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12265

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      Social structure and indirect genetic effects: genetics of social behaviour

      Jonathan Schneider, Jade Atallah and Joel D. Levine

      Version of Record online: 18 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12267

    42. The evolution of fishes and corals on reefs: form, function and interdependence

      David R. Bellwood, Christopher H. R. Goatley and Orpha Bellwood

      Version of Record online: 11 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12259

    43. Agriculture and herbivorous waterfowl: a review of the scientific basis for improved management

      Anthony D. Fox, Johan Elmberg, Ingunn M. Tombre and Rebecca Hessel

      Version of Record online: 4 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12258

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      Quantification provides a conceptual basis for convergent evolution

      Michael P. Speed and Kevin Arbuckle

      Version of Record online: 1 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12257

    45. Oceanic island biogeography through the lens of the general dynamic model: assessment and prospect

      Michael K. Borregaard, Isabel R. Amorim, Paulo A. V. Borges, Juliano S. Cabral, José M. Fernández-Palacios, Richard Field, Lawrence R. Heaney, Holger Kreft, Thomas J. Matthews, Jens M. Olesen, Jonathan Price, Francois Rigal, Manuel J. Steinbauer, Konstantinos A. Triantis, Luis Valente, Patrick Weigelt and Robert J. Whittaker

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12256

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      Biotic and environmental dynamics through the Late Jurassic–Early Cretaceous transition: evidence for protracted faunal and ecological turnover

      Jonathan P. Tennant, Philip D. Mannion, Paul Upchurch, Mark D. Sutton and Gregory D. Price

      Version of Record online: 17 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12255

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      A guide to phylogenetic metrics for conservation, community ecology and macroecology

      Caroline M. Tucker, Marc W. Cadotte, Silvia B. Carvalho, T. Jonathan Davies, Simon Ferrier, Susanne A. Fritz, Rich Grenyer, Matthew R. Helmus, Lanna S. Jin, Arne O. Mooers, Sandrine Pavoine, Oliver Purschke, David W. Redding, Dan F. Rosauer, Marten Winter and Florent Mazel

      Version of Record online: 20 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12252

    48. Predicting the consequences of species loss using size-structured biodiversity approaches

      Ulrich Brose, Julia L. Blanchard, Anna Eklöf, Nuria Galiana, Martin Hartvig, Myriam R. Hirt, Gregor Kalinkat, Marie C. Nordström, Eoin J. O'Gorman, Björn C. Rall, Florian D. Schneider, Elisa Thébault and Ute Jacob

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12250

    49. Reciprocity in group-living animals: partner control versus partner choice

      Gabriele Schino and Filippo Aureli

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12248

    50. The role of refuges in the persistence of Australian dryland mammals

      Chris R. Pavey, Jane Addison, Rob Brandle, Chris R. Dickman, Peter J. McDonald, Katherine E. Moseby and Lauren I. Young

      Version of Record online: 21 DEC 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12247

    51. Sampling mobile oceanic fishes and sharks: implications for fisheries and conservation planning

      Tom B. Letessier, Phil J. Bouchet and Jessica J. Meeuwig

      Version of Record online: 18 DEC 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/brv.12246


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