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    Ecological and evolutionary physiology of the environmental stress response

Williams, C. W., Buckley, L. B., Sheldon, K. S., Vickers, M., Pörtner, H.-O., Dowd, W. W., Gunderson, A. R., Marshall, K. E., and J. Stillman. 2016. Biological impacts of thermal extremes: mechanisms and costs of functional responses matter. Integr. Comp. Biol. link


Jimenez, A. G., Alves, S., Dallmer, J., Njoo, E., Roa, S., and W. W. Dowd. 2016. Acclimation to elevated emersion temperature has no effect on susceptibility to heat-induced, acute lipid peroxidation in an intertidal mussel (Mytilus californianus). Mar. Biol. 163, 1-10. link


Jimenez, A. G., Jayawardene, S., Alves, S., Dallmer, J., and W. W. Dowd. 2015. Micro-scale environmental variation amplifies physiological variation among individual mussels. Proc. R. Soc. B. 20152273. link


Protopapadakis, L., Penttila, K., and W. W. Dowd. 2015. Testing a non-lethal method for determining the sex of California halibut, Paralichthys californicus, in non-spawning condition. Fisheries Management and Ecology. 22, 432-435. link


Dowd, W. W., King, F. A., and Denny, M. W. 2015. Thermal variation, thermal extremes, and the physiological performance of individuals. J. Exp. Biol. 218, 1956-1967. link


Jayasundara, N., Tomanek, L., Dowd, W. W., and G. N. Somero. 2015. Proteomic analysis of cardiac response to temperature acclimation in the eurythermal goby fish, Gillichthys mirabilis. J. Exp. Biol.218, 1359-1372. link


Dowd, W. W., Felton, C. A., Heymann, H. M., Kost, L. E. and Somero, G. N. 2013. Food availability, more than body temperature, drives correlated shifts in ATP-generating and antioxidant enzyme capacities in a population of intertidal mussels (Mytilus californianus). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 449: 171-185. link


Dowd, W. W., and G. N. Somero. 2013. Behavior and survival of Mytilus congeners following episodes of elevated body temperature in air and seawater. J. Exp. Biol. 216: 502-514. link


Dowd, W. W. 2012. Challenges for biological interpretation of environmental proteomics data in non-model organisms. Integr. Comp. Biol. doi:10.1093/icb/ICS093 link


Denny, M. W., and W. W. Dowd. 2012. Biophysics, environmental stochasticity, and the evolution of thermal safety margins in intertidal limpets. J. Exp. Biol. 215: 934-947. link


Dowd, W. W. 2011. Dogfish Rectal Gland. In: Farrell A.P., (ed.) Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology: From Genome to Environment, volume 2, pp. 1429-1436. San Diego: Academic Press.


Denny, M. W., Dowd, W. W., Bilir, L., and K. Mach. 2011. Spreading the risk: Small-scale body temperature variation among intertidal organisms and its implications for species persistence. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 400: 175-190. link


Dowd, W. W., Renshaw, G. M. C., Cech, J. J., Jr., and D. Kültz. 2010. Compensatory proteome adjustments imply tissue-specific structural and metabolic reorganization following episodic hypoxia or anoxia in the epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum). Physiol. Genomics 42:93–114. link


Dowd, W. W., Harris, B. N., Cech, J. J., Jr., and D. Kültz. 2010. Proteomic and physiological responses of leopard sharks (Triakis semifasciata) to salinity change. J. Exp. Biol. 213: 210-224. link


Matey, V., Wood, C. M., Dowd, W. W., Kültz, D. and P. J. Walsh. 2009. Morphology of the rectal gland of the spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) shark in response to feeding. Can. J. Zool. 87:440-452. link


Dowd, W. W., Wood, C. M., Kajimura, M., Walsh, P. J., and D. Kültz. 2008. Natural feeding influences protein expression in the dogfish shark rectal gland: A proteomic analysis. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. D: Genomics & Proteomics 3:118-127. link


Dowd, W. W., Brill, R. W., Bushnell, P. G., and J. A. Musick. 2006. Standard and routine metabolic rates of juvenile sandbar sharks (Carcharhinus plumbeus), including the effects of body mass and acute temperature change. Fish. Bull. 104:323-331. link


Dowd, W. W., Brill, R. W., Bushnell, P. G., and J. A. Musick. 2006. Estimating consumption rates of juvenile sandbar sharks (Carcharhinus plumbeus) in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, using a bioenergetics model. Fish. Bull. 104:332-342. link

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