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Selected publications utilizing equipment from Pyro Science


Taking advantage of adaptations when managing threatened species within variable environments: the case of the dwarf galaxias, Galaxiella pusilla (Teleostei, Galaxiidae)
Coleman et al., 2016, Marine and Freshwater Research - http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF15332

Behaviour in a standardized assay, but not metabolic or growth rate, predicts behavioural variation in an adult aquatic top predator Esox lucius in the wild
Laskowski et al., 2016, Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 88, Issue 4, Pages 1544–1563

Biofilm history and oxygen availability interact to affect habitat selection in a marine invertebrate
Lagos et al., 2016, The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research, Volume 32, Issue 6

Vegetation successfully prevents oxidization of sulfide minerals in mine tailings
Li et al., 2016, Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 177, Pages 153–160

Seeing is believing: metabolism provides insight into threat perception for a prey species of coral reef fish
Hall and Clark, 2016, Animal Behaviour, Volume 115, Pages 117–126

Microbial Iron Oxidation in the Arctic Tundra and Its Implications for Biogeochemical Cycling
Emerson et al., 2015, Appl. Environ., vol. 81 no. 23 8066-8075

Fluorinated methacrylamide chitosan hydrogels enhance collagen synthesis in wound healing through increased oxygen availability
Patil et al., 2016, Acta Biomaterialia, Volume 36, May 2016, Pages 164–174

Top predators negate the effect of mesopredators on prey physiology
Palacios et al., 2016, Journal of Animal Ecology, Volume 85, Issue 4, Pages 1078–1086

Experimental methods in aquatic respirometry: the importance of mixing devices and accounting for background respiration
Rodgers et al., 2016, Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 88, Issue 1, Pages 65–80

Limited Capacity for Faster Digestion in Larval Coral Reef Fish at an Elevated Temperature
McLeod and Clark, 2016, PLOS One, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0155360

Sources of variation in oxygen consumption of aquatic animals demonstrated by simulated constant oxygen consumption and respirometers of different sizes
Svendsen et al., 2016, Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 88, Issue 1, Pages 51–64

Physiological plasticity v. inter-population variability: understanding drivers of hypoxia tolerance in a tropical estuarine fish
Collins et al., 2016, Marine and Freshwater Research - http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF15046

Drag Reduction by Bubble-Covered Surfaces Found in PDMS Microchannel through Depressurization
Gao et al., 2016, Langmuir, 32 (19), pp 4815–4819

Effect of closed v. intermittent-flow respirometry on hypoxia tolerance in the shiner perch Cymatogaster aggregata
Snyder et al., 2016, Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 88, Issue 1, Pages 252–264

Effects of Hypoxia on the Physiology of Zebrafish (Danio rerio): Initial Responses, Acclimation and Recovery
Feng et al., 2016, Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, Volume 96, Issue 1, pp 43-48

Physiological Regulation of Valve-Opening Degree Enables Mussels Mytilus edulis to Overcome Starvation Periods by Reducing the Oxygen Uptake.
Tang and Riisgård, 2016, Open Journal of Marine Science, 6, 341-352. doi: 10.4236/ojms.2016.63029.

Easy to use and reliable technique for online dissolved oxygen tension measurement in shake flasks using infrared fluorescent oxygen-sensitive nanoparticles.
Flitsch et al., 2016, Microbial Cell Factories 201615:45. DOI: 10.1186/s12934-016-0444-4

Visible light promoted photocatalytic water oxidation: proton and electron collection via a reversible redox dye mediator
Walsh et al., 2016, Catal Sci Technol 6: 3718-3722

Physiological constraints to climate warming in fish follow principles of plastic floors and concrete ceilings
Sandblom et al., 2016, Nature Communications 7, doi:10.1038/ncomms11447


Physiological Response of the Hard Coral Pocillopora verrucosa from Lombok, Indonesia, to Two Common Pollutants in Combination with High Temperature
Kegler et al. 2015, PLOS One, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0142744

Ocean warming and acidification modulate energy budget and gill ion regulatory mechanisms in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
Kreiss et al. 2015, Journal of Comparative Physiology B, Volume 185, Issue 7, pp 767–78

Metabolic cold adaptation and aerobic performance of blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) along a temperature gradient into the High Arctic region
Thyrring et al. 2015, Marine Biology, Volume 162, Issue 1, pp 235-243

Adaptation of the brine shrimp Artemia salina (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) to filter-feeding: effects of body size and temperature on filtration and respiration rates
Riisgård et al., 2015, Journal of Crustacean Biology, Volume 35, Issue 5, pages 650 – 658

Online monitoring of dissolved oxygen tension in microtiter plates based on infrared fluorescent oxygen-sensitive nanoparticles
Ladner et al., 2015, Microbial Cell Factories 201514:161, DOI: 10.1186/s12934-015-0347-9

Porous membrane as a means of gas and nutrient exchange in a tubular photobioreactor
Ojanen et al. 2015, Journal of Applied Phycology, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 1169-1175

Experimental manipulations of tissue oxygen supply do not affect warming tolerance of European perch
Brijs et al., 2015, J Exp Biol, in press

The formation of aggregates in coral reef waters under elevated concentrations of dissolved inorganic and organic carbon: A mesocosm approach
Cárdenas et al., 2015, Mar Chem, in press

Efficient gas–liquid contact using microfluidic membrane devices with staggered herringbone mixers
Femmer et al., 2015, Lab on a Chip: DOI: 10.1039/C5LC00428D

Three-dimensional structure and cyanobacterial activity within a desert biological soil crust
Raanan et al., 2015, Environ Microbiol: doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12859

Photoacoustic lifetime imaging for direct in vivo tissue oxygen monitoring
Shao, Q. & Ashkenazi, S., 2015, J Biomed Optics 20(3): doi:10.1117/1.JBO.20.3.036004

Laccase mediated oxidation of industrial lignins: Is oxygen limiting?
Ortner et al., 2015, Process Biochem Vol 50 (8): 1277-1283

Increased gastrointestinal blood flow: An essential circulatory modification for euryhaline rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) migrating to sea
Brijs et al., 2015, Scientific Reports 5, Article number:10430: doi:10.1038/srep10430

Not so monofunctional—a case of thermostable Thermobifida fusca catalase with peroxidase activity
Loncar, N. & Fraaije, M.W., 2015, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol Vol 99 (5): 2225-2232

An Assessment of the Precision and Confidence of Aquatic Eddy Correlation Measurements
Donis et al., 2015, J Atmos Oceanic Technol 32 (3): 642–655

Pharmaceuticals and personal care products alter growth and function in lentic biofilms
Shaw et al., 2015, Environ Chem 12(3): 301-306

Futile cycling increases sensitivity toward oxidative stress in Escherichia coli
Adolfsen K.J & Brynildsen M.P., 2015, Metabolic Engin Vol 29: 26-35

Accumulation of Basic Amino Acids at Mitochondria Dictates the Cytotoxicity of Aberrant Ubiquitin
Braun et al., 2015, Cell Reports Vol 10 (9): 1557-1571

O2 mass transfer in an oscillatory flow reactor provided with smooth periodic constrictions. Individual characterization of kL and a
Ferreira et al., 2015, Chem Eng J Vol 262: 499-508

Flexibility in metabolic rate confers a growth advantage under changing food availability
Auer et al., 2015, J Animal Ecol: doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12384

Oxygen metabolism and pH in coastal ecosystems: Eddy Covariance Hydrogen ion and Oxygen Exchange System (ECHOES)
Long et al., 2015, Limnol Oceanogr: Methods, DOI: 10.1002/lom3.10038

Aquatic Eddy Correlation: Quantifying the Artificial Flux Caused by Stirring-Sensitive O2 Sensors
Holtappels et al., 2015, PLoS ONE 10(1):e0116564. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0116564

Decreased light availability can amplify negative impacts of ocean acidification on calcifying coral reef organisms
Vogel et al., 2015, Mar Ecol Progr Ser Vol 521: 49-61

Physiological and ecological performance differs in four coral taxa at a volcanic carbon dioxide seep
Strahl et al., 2015, Comp Biochem Physiol, Part A Vol 184: 179-186

Novel use of a micro-optode in overcoming the negative influence of the amperometric micro-probe on localized corrosion measurements
Taryba et al., 2015, Corrosion Science, accepted

The effect of temperature and ration size on specific dynamic action and production performance in juvenile hapuku (Polyprion oxygeneios)
Khan et al., Aquaculture Vol 437: 67-74

The effect of temperature and body size on metabolic scope of activity in juvenile Atlantic cod Gadus morhua L
Tirsgaard et al., 2015, Comp Biochem & Physiol Part A: Mol & Integr Physiol Vol 179: 89-94


Ocean acidification rapidly reduces dinitrogen fixation associated with the hermatypic coral Seriatopora hystrix
Rädecker et al., 2014, Mar Ecol Progr Ser Vol 511: 297-302

All puffed out: do pufferfish hold their breath while inflated?
McGee, G.E. & Clark, T.D., 2014, Biol Lett Vol 10: 20140823

Spectral Effects on Symbiodinium Photobiology Studied with a Programmable Light Engine
Wangpraseurt et al., 2014, PLOS One 9: e112809. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112809

The energetic cost of foraging explains growth anomalies in tadpoles exposed to predators
Barry, M.J., 2014, Physiol Biochem Zool Vol 87: 829-836

A product of its environment: the epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum) exhibits physiological tolerance to elevated environmental CO2
Heinrich et al., 2014, Conserv Physiol Vol 2 (1): doi: 10.1093/conphys/cou047

Oxygen-Dependent Control of Respiratory Nitrate Reduction in Mycelium of Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2).
Fischer et al., 2014, J Bacteriol Vol 196 (23): 4152-4162

A respiratory nitrate reductase active exclusively in resting spores of the obligate aerobe Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2)
Fischer et al., 2014, Mol Microbiol Vol 89 (6):1259-73

Growth trajectory influences temperature preference in fish through an effect on metabolic rate
Killen, S., 2014, J Animal Ecol Vol 83 (6): 1513-1522

Colored ceramic foams with tailored pore size and surface functionalization used as spawning plates for fish breeding
Kroll et al., 2014, Ceramics International Vol. 40 (10): 15763-15773

Aerobic scope predicts dominance during early life in a tropical damselfish
Killen et al., 2014, Functional Ecol Vol 28 (6): 1367-1376

European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax, in a changing ocean
Pope et al., 2014, Biogeosciences Vol 11: 2519-2530

Marine rust tubercles harbour iron corroding archaea and sulphate reducing bacteria
Usher et al., 2014, Corrosion Science Vol 83: 189-197

Magnetic optical sensor particles: a flexible analytical tool for microfluidic devices
Ungerböck et al., 2014, Analyst Vol 139: 2551-2559

Investigation and correction of the interference of ethanol, sugar and phenols on dissolved oxygen measurement in wine
Alamo-Sanza et al., 2014, Anal Chim Acta Vol 809: 162-173

Bioresponsive polymers for the detection of bacterial contaminations in platelet concentrates
Gamerith et al., 2014, New Biotechnol Vol 31 (2): 150-155

Life on the edge: thermal optima for aerobic scope of equatorial reef fishes are close to current day temperatures
Rummer & Couturier, 2014, Global Change Biol Vol 20 (4): 1055-1066

The effect of diel temperature and light cycles on the growth of Nannochloropsis oculata in a photobioreactor matrix
Tamburic et al., 2014, PLOS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086047

Radiative energy budget reveals high photosynthetic efficiency in symbiont-bearing corals
Brodersen et al., 2014, J R Soc Interface Vol 11 (93), DOI: 10.1098/​rsif.2013.0997

The isotope effect of denitrification in permeable sediments
Kessler et al., 2014, Geochim Cosmochim Acta Vol 133: 156-167

Discovery and characterization of a 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural oxidase from Methylovorus sp. Strain MP688
Dijkman & Fraaije, 2014, Appl Environ Microbiol Vol 80 (3): 1082-1090

Amperometric glucose sensing with polyaniline/poly(acrylic acid) composite film bearing covalently-immobilized glucose oxidase: A novel method combining enzymatic glucose oxidation and cathodic O2 reduction
Homma et al., 2014, J Electroanal Chem Vol 712: 119-123

Cultivation and isolation of N2-fixing bacteria from suboxic waters in the Baltic Sea
Bentzon-Tilia et al., 2014, FEMS Microbiol Ecol Vol 88 (2): 358-371

Coenzyme regeneration catalyzed by NADH oxidase from Lactococcus lactis
Sudar et al., 2014, Biochem Engin J Vol 88: 12-18

Temporary storage or permanent removal? The division of nitrogen between biotic assimilation and denitrification in stormwater biofiltration systems
Payne et al., 2014, PLOS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090890

Increased rates of dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA) under oxic conditions in a periodically hypoxic estuary
Roberts et al., 2014, Geochim Cosmochim Acta Vol 133: 313-324

Compartmentalized microbial composition, oxygen gradients and nitrogen fixation in the gut of Odontotaenius disjunctus
Ceja-Navarro et al., 2014, The ISME J Vol 8: 6-18

Optimum temperatures for growth and feed conversion in cultured hapuku (Polyprion oxygeneios) – Is there a link to aerobic metabolic scope and final temperature preference?
Khan et al., 2014, Aquaculture Vol 430: 107-113

Aerobic scope does not predict the performance of a tropical eurythermal fish at elevated temperatures
Norin et al., 2014, J Exp Biol Vol 217: 244-251


Online oxygen measurements inside a microreactor with modeling of transport phenomena
Ungerböck et al., 2013, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Vol 14 (3-4): 565-574

Is the perceived resiliency of fish larvae to ocean acidification masking more subtle effects?
Pope et al., 2013, Biogeosciences Discussions Vol 10 (10): 17043-8

Oxygen-dependent niche formation of a pyrite-dependent acidophilic consortium built by archaea and bacteria
Ziegler et al., 2013, The ISME J Vol 7: 1725-1737

Banning toxic heavy-metal catalysts from paints: enzymatic cross-linking of alkyd resins
Greimel et al., 2013, Green Chem. Vol 15 (2): 381-388

Climate change and the performance of larval coral reef fishes: the interaction between temperature and food availability
McLeod et al., 2013, Conserv Physiol Vol 1 (1), DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cot024

Quantitating intraparticle O2 gradients in solid supported enzyme immobilizates: Experimental determination of their role in limiting the catalytic effectiveness of immobilized glucose oxidase
Bolivar et al., 2013, Biotechnol & Bioeng Vol 110 (8): 2086-2095

Species-specific effects of near-future CO2 on the respiratory performance of two tropical prey fish and their predator
Couturier et al., 2013, Comp Biochem & Physiol Part A: Mol & Int Physiol Vol 166 (3): 482-489

In vivo photoacoustic lifetime imaging of tumor hypoxia in small animals
Shao et al., 2013, J Biomed Opt Vol 18 (7), DOI:10.1117/1.JBO.18.7.076019

Enzyme-based online monitoring and measurement of antioxidant activity using an optical oxygen sensor coupled to an HPLC system
Quaranta et al., 2013, Anal & Bioanal Chem Vol 405 (7): 2371-2377

The kinetics of denitrification in permeable sediments
Evrard et al., 2013, Biogeochem Vol 113 (1-3): 563-572

The biomechanical effect of corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) with riboflavin and UV-A is oxygen dependent
Richoz et al., 2013, Trans Vis Sci Tech Vol 2 (7), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/tvst.2.7.6

Elevated CO2 enhances aerobic scope of a coral reef fish
Rummer et al., 2013, Conserv Physiol Vol 1 (1), DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cot023

Hypoxia tolerance is conserved across genetically distinct sub-populations of an iconic, tropical Australian teleost (Lates calcarifer)
Collins et al., 2013, Conserv Physiol Vol 1 (1), DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cot029

Finding the best estimates of metabolic rates in a coral reef fish
Roche et al., 2013, J Exp Biol Vol 216: 2103-2110


Biofilm growth and near-infrared radiation-driven photosynthesis of the chlorophyll d-containing cyanobacterium Acaryochloris marina
Behrendt et al., 2012, Appl Environ Microbiol Vol 78 (11): 3896-3904