Scientific publications of the Faculty of Biology staff in journals, indexed in Scopus and/or Web of Science databases.

  1. Brangulis, K., Akopjana, I., Petrovskis, I., Kazaks, A., Zelencova, D., Jekabsons, A., Jaudzems, K., Tars, K., 2020. BBE31 from the Lyme disease agent Borrelia burgdorferi, known to play an important role in successful colonization of the mammalian host, shows the ability to bind glutathione. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects, 1864(3), 129499.
  2. Depauw, L., Perring, M.P., Landuyt, D., Maes, S.L., Blondeel, H., De Lombaerde, E., Brūmelis, G., Brunet, J., Closset‐Kopp, D., Czerepko, J., Decocq, G., den Ouden, J., Gawryś, R., Härdtle, W., Hédl, R., Heinken, T., Heinrichs, S., Jaroszewicz, B., Kopecký, M., Liepiņa, I., Macek, M., Máliš, F., Schmidt, W., Smart, S.M., Ujházy, K., Wulf, M., Verheyen, K., 2020. Light availability and land‐use history drive biodiversity and functional changes in forest herb layer communities. Journal of Ecology, 00: 1– 15
  3. Ievinsh, G., Dišlere, E., Karlsons, A., Osvalde, A., Vikmane, M., 2020. Physiological responses of wetland species Rumex hydrolapathum to increased concentration of biogenous heavy metals Zn and Mn in substrate, Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Section B. Natural, Exact, and Applied Sciences., 74(1), 35-47. 
  4. Kalnins, G., Cesle, E., Jansons, J., Liepins, J., Filimonenko, A., Tars, K., 2020. Encapsulation mechanisms and structural studies of GRM2 bacterial microcompartment particles. Nature Communications, 11: 388.
  5. Kitenberga, M., Elferts, D., Adamovics, A., Katrevics, J., Donis, J., Baders, E., Jansons, A., 2020. Effect of salvage logging and forest type on the post-fire regeneration of Scots pine in hemiboreal forests. New Forests, DOI: 10.1007/s11056-020-09775-5
  6. Krams, I.A., Luoto, S., Krama, T., Krams, R., Sieving, K., Trakimas, G., Elferts, D., Rantala M.J., Goodale, E., 2020. Egalitarian mixed-species bird groups enhance winter survival of subordinate group members but only in high-quality forests. Scientific Reports, 10: 4005.
  7. Luguza, S., Snepsts, G., Donis, J., Desaine, I., Baders, E., Kitenberga, M., Elferts, D., Jansons, A., 2020. Advance Regeneration of Norway Spruce and Scots Pine in Hemiboreal Forests in Latvia. Forests, 11: 215.
  8. Maes, S.L., Perring, M.P., Depauw, L., Bernhardt‐Römermann, M., Blondeel, H., Brūmelis, G., Brunet, J., Decocq, G., den Ouden, J., Govaert, S., Härdtle, W., Hédl, R., Heinken, T., Heinrichs, S., Hertzog, L., Jaroszewicz, B., Kirby, K., Kopecký, M., Landuyt, D., Máliš, F., Vanneste, T., Wulf, M., Verheyen, K., 2020. Plant functional trait response to environmental drivers across European temperate forest understorey communities. Plant Biology, DOI: 10.1111/plb.13082.
  9. Matisons, R., Gärtner, H., Elferts, D., Kārkliņa, A., Adamovičs, A., Jansons, Ā., 2020. Occurrence of ‘blue’ and ‘frost’ rings reveal frost sensitivity of eastern Baltic provenances of Scots pine. Forest Ecology and Management, 457, 117729.
  10. Ozoliņa, Z., Bagrade, G., Deksne, G., 2019. First confirmed case of Alaria alata mesocercaria in Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) hunted in Latvia. Parasitology Researc, 119: 759-762.
  11. Peculis, R., Balcere, I., Radovica-Spalvina, I., Konrade, I., Caune, O., Megnis, K., Rovite, V., Stukens, J., Nazarovs, J., Breiksa, A., Kiecis, A., Silamikelis, I., Pirags, V., Klovins, J., 2020. Case report: recurrent pituitary adenoma has increased load of somatic variants. BMC Endocrine Disorders, 20: 17. 
  1. Alle, V., Kondratovics, U., Vikmane, M., Osvalde, A., 2019. Cadmium and lead accumulation and anatomical changes in roots of Vicia faba under heavy metal contamination. 19th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2019, 19(3.2): 71–78.
  2. Alle, V., Osvalde, A., Vikmane, M., Kondratovics, U., 2019. The effect of cadmium and lead pollution on growth and physiological parameters of field beans (Vicia faba). Agronomy Research, 17: 1261-1272
  3. Bahhir, D., Yalgin, C., Ots, L., Järvinen, S., George, J., Naudí, A., Krama, T., Krams, I., Tamm, M., Andjelković, A., Dufour, E., González de Cózar, J.M., Gerards, M., Parhiala, M., Pamplona, R., Jacobs, H.T., Jõers, P. 2019. Manipulating mtDNA in vivo reprograms metabolism via novel response mechanisms. PLOS Genetics, 15(10), e1008410.
  4. Birzina, R., Cedere, D., Petersone, L., 2019. Factors influencing the first year students’ adaptation to natural science studies in higher education. Journal of Baltic Science Education, 18 (3): 349-361.
  5. Brangulis, K. , Akopjana, I. , Kazaks, A., Tars, K., 2019. Crystal structure of the N‐terminal domain of the major virulence factor BB0323 from the Lyme disease agent Borrelia burgdorferi. Acta Cryst. D, 75: 825-830.
  6. Brangulis, K., Akopjana, I., Petrovskis, I., Kazaks, A., Tars, K., 2019. Crystal structure of Borrelia burgdorferi outer surface protein BBA69 in comparison to the paralogous protein CspA. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 10(5): 1135-1141.
  7. Brūmelis, G., Artistova, A., Elferts, E., Kasparinskis, R., Nikodemus, O., Amatniece, V., Rendenieks, Z., 2019. Effects of stand-level and landscape factors on understorey plant community traits in broad-leaved forest of the boreo-nemoral zone in Latvia. Forest Ecology and Management, 434: 264-278.
  8. Dakir, E., Mollinedo, F.,2019. Genome-wide miRNA profiling and pivotal roles of miRs 125a-5p and 17-92 cluster in human neutrophil maturation and differentiation of acute myeloid leukemia cells. Oncotarget, 10: 5313-5331.
  9. Deksne, G., Veisa, V., Rezeberga, D., Vīksna, L., Krūmiņa, A., 2019. Retrospective serological evidence of high exposure of globally relevant zoonotic parasite Toxoplasma gondii in the Latvian population. Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Section B. Natural, Exact, and Applied Sciences. 73(2): 146-151.
  10. Gavarane, I., Kirilova, E., Rubeniņa, I., Mežaraupe, L., Osipovs, S., Deksne, G., Pučkins, A., Kokina, I., Bulanovs, A.,  Kirjušina, M., 2019. A Simple and Rapid Staining Technique for Sex Determination of Trichinella Larvae Parasites by Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 25(6), 1491-1497.
  11. Goncars, V., Kalnberzs, K., Jakobsons, E., Enģele, I., Briede, I., Blums, K., Erglis, K., Erglis, M., Patetko, L., Muiznieks, I., Erglis, A., 2019. Treatment of knee osteoarthritis with bone marrow–derived mononuclear cell injection: 12-month follow-up. Cartilage, 10: 26-35.
  12. Grantina-Ievina, L., Ievina, B., Evelone, V., Berga, S., Kovalcuka, L., Bergspica, I., Jakovele, A., Malisevs, A., Valcina, O., Rodze, I., Rostoks, N., 2019. Potential risk evaluation for unintended entry of genetically modified plant Propagating material in Europe through import of seeds and animal feed – the experience of Latvia, GM Crops & Food.
  13. Heldbjerg, H., Fox, A.D., Lehikoinen, A., Sunde, P., Aunins, A., Balmer, D.E., Calvi, G., Chodkiewicz, T., Chylarecki, P., Escandell, V., Foppen, R., Gamero, A., Hristov, I., Husby, M., Jiguet, F., Kmecl, P., Kålås, J.A., Lewis, L.J., Lindström, Å., Moshøj, C., Nellis, R., Paquet, J.-Y., Portolou, D., Ridzoò, J., Schmid, H., Skorpilová, J., Szabó, Z.D., Szép, T., Teufelbauer, N., Trautmann, S., van Turnhout, C., Vermouzek, Z., Voøíšek, P., Weiserbs, A., 2019. Contrasting population trends of Common Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) across Europe. Ornis Fennica, 96: 153-168.
  14. Ieviņa, B., Rostoks, N., Syed, N. H., Flavell, A. J., Ievinsh, G., 2019. Genetic diversity and structure of Northern populations of the declining coastal plant Eryngium maritimum. Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Section B. Natural, Exact, and Applied Sciences.
  15. Jegina, S., Salaka, L., Kukle, S., Livkisa, D., Gravitis, J., 2019. A preliminary study on sodium hyaluronate loaded polyvinyl alcohol nanofiber webs obtained via roller electrospinning. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 500, 12024.
  16. Kale, L., Nakurte, I., Jalakas, P., Kunga-Jegere, L., Brosché, M., Rostoks, N., 2019. Arabidopsis mutant dnd2 exhibits increased auxin and abscisic acid content and reduced stomatal conductance. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 140: 18–26.
  17. Kazune, S., Caica, A., Volceka, K., Suba, O., Rubins, U., Grabovskis, A. 2019. Relationship of mottling score, skin microcirculatory perfusion indices and biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction in patients with septic shock: an observational study. Critical Care, 23(1): 311.
  18. Kitenberga, M., Drobyshev, I., Elferts, D., Matisons, R., Adamovics, A., Katrevics, J., Niklasson, M., Jansons, A., 2019. A mixture of human and climatic effects shapes the 250-year long fire history of a semi-natural pine dominated landscape of Northern Latvia. Forest Ecology and Management, 441: 192–201.
  19. Krams, I., Luoto, S., Rubika, A., Krama, T., Elferts, D., Krams, R., Kecko, S., Skrinda, I., Moore, F.R., Rantala, M.J., 2019. A head start for life history development? Family income mediates associations between height and immune response in men. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 168: 421-427.
  20. Kukuļs, I., Kļaviņš, M., Nikodemus, O., Kasparinskis, R., Brūmelis, G., 2019. Changes in soil organic matter and soil humic substances following the afforestation of former agricultural lands in the boreal-nemoral ecotone (Latvia). Geoderma Regional, 16: e00213.
  21. Laforet, C.K., Deksne, G., Petersen, H.H., Jokelainen, P., Johansen, M.V., Lassen, B., 2019. Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in extensively farmed wild boars (Sus scrofa) in Denmark. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 61: 4.
  22. Laivacuma, S., Deksne, G., Jokelainen, P., Ivanovs, A., Zaharova, L., Zeltiņa, I., Vīksna, L., Krūmiņa, A., 2019. Risk factors for human cystic echinococcosis in Latvia. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 19 (6): 430-433.
  23. Landuyt, D., Maes, S. L., Depauw, L., Ampoorter, E., Blondeel, H., Perring, M. P., Brūmelis, G., Brunet, J., Decocq, G., den Ouden, J., Härdtle, W., Hédl, R., Heinken, T., Heinrichs, S., Jaroszewicz, B., Kirby, K.J., Kopecký, M., Máliš, F., Wulf, M. Verheyen, K., 2019. Drivers of above-ground understorey biomass and nutrient stocks in temperate deciduous forests. Journal of Ecology, 99, 1-16.
  24. Luoto, S., Krams, I., Rantala, M.J., 2019. A life history approach to the female sexual orientation spectrum: evolution, development, causal mechanisms, and health. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 48: 1273-1308.
  25. Luoto, S., Krams, I., Rantala, M.J., 2019. Response to commentaries: Life history evolution, causal mechanisms, and female sexual orientation. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 48: 1335.
  26. Maes, S.L., Blondeel, H., Perring, M.P., Depauw, L., Brūmelis, G., Brunet, J., Decocq, G., den Ouden, J., Härdtle, W., Hédl, R., Heinken, T., Heinrichs, S., Jaroszewicz, B., Kirby, K., Kopecký, M., Máliš, F., Wulf, M., Verheyen, K., 2019. Litter quality, land-use history, and nitrogen deposition effects on topsoil conditions across European temperate deciduous forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 433: 405-418.
  27. Maes S.L., Perring M.P., Vanhellemont M., DepauwL, van den Bulcke, J., Brūmelis, G., Brunet, J., Decocq , G., den Ouden, J., Härdtle, W., Hédl, R., Heinken, T., Heinrichs, S., Jaroszewicz, B., Kopecký, M., Máliš, F., Wulf, M., Verheyen, K., 2019. Environmental drivers interactively affect individual tree growth across temperate European forests. Global Change Biology, 25: 201–217.
  28. Mason, L.R., Green, R.E., Howard, C., Stephens, P.A., Willis, S.G., Aunins, A., Brotons, L., Chodkiewicz, T., Chylarecki, P., Escandell, V., Foppen, R.P.B., Herrando, S., Husby, M., Jiguet, F., Kålås, J.A., Lindström, Å., Massimino, D., Moshøj, C., Nellis, R., Paquet, J.-Y., Reif, J., Sirkiä, P.M., Szép, T., Florenzano, G.T., Teufelbauer, N., Trautmann, S., van Strien, A., van Turnhout, C.A.M., Voříšek, P., Gregory, R.D., 2019. Population responses of bird populations to climate change on two continents vary with species’ ecological traits but not with direction of change in climate suitability. Climatic Change, 157: 337–354.
  29. Marcinkowska, U.M., Rantala, M.J., Lee, A.J., Kozlov, M.V., Aavik, T., Cai, H., Contreras-Garduño, J., David, O.A., Kaminski, G., Li, N.P., Onyishi, I.E., Prasai, K., Pazhoohi, F., Prokop, P., Cardozo, S.L.R., Sydney, N., Taniguchi, H., Krams, I., Dixson, B.J.W., 2019. Women’s preferences for men’s facial masculinity are strongest under favorable ecological conditions. Scientific Reports, 9: 3387.
  30. Matisons, R., Jansone, D., Elferts, D., Adamovičs, A., Schneck, V., Jansons, Ā., 2019. Plasticity of response of tree-ring width of Scots pine provenances to weather extremes in Latvia. Dendrochronologia, 54: 1-10.
  31. Neibergs, M., Strade, E., Nikolajeva, V., Susinskis, I., Rozitis, D., Kalnina, D., 2019. Application of bioaugmentation to improve pharmaceutical wastewater treatment efficiency. Key Engineering Materials, 800: 122–131. 
  32. Olsen, A., Berg, R., Tagel, T., Must, K., Deksne, G., Larsen Enemark, H., Alban, L., Johansen, M.V., Nielsen, H.V., Sandberg, M., Lundén, A., Stensvold, C.R., Pires, S.M., Jokelainen, P., 2019. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in domestic pigs, sheep, cattle, wild boars, and moose in the Nordic-Baltic region: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Parasite Epidemiology and Control, 5:e00100.
  33. Rendenieks, Z., Brumelis, G., Nikodemus, O., Elferts, D., 2019. Geographic determinants of spatial patterns of Quercus robur forest stands in Latvia: biophysical conditions and past management. iForest 12: 349-356.
  34. Rossi, L., Interisano, M., Deksne, G., Pozio, E., 2019. The subnivium, a haven for Trichinella larvae in host carcasses. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 8: 229-233.
  35. Rostoks, N., Grantiņa-Ieviņa, L., Ieviņa, B., Evelone, V., Valciņa, O., Aleksejeva, I., 2019. Genetically modified seeds and plant propagating material in Europe: potential routes of entrance and current status. Heliyon, 5: e01242.
  36. Royo-Esnal, A., Gesch, R.W., Necajeva, J., Forcella, F., Edo-Tena, E., Recasens, J., Torra, J., 2019. Germination and emergence of Neslia paniculata (L.) Desv. Industrial Crops and Products, 129: 455-462.
  37. Rubins, U., Marcinkevics, Z., Cimurs, J., Saknite, I., Kviesis-Kipge, E., Grabovskis, A., 2019. Multimodal device for real-time monitoring of skin oxygen saturation and microcirculation function. Biosensors, 9: 97.
  38. Rubins, U., Marcinkevics, Z., Logina, I., Grabovskis, A., Kviesis-Kipge, E., 2019. Imaging photoplethysmography for assessment of chronic pain patients. Proc. SPIE 10885, Optical Diagnostics and Sensing XIX: Toward Point-of-Care Diagnostics, 1088508.
  39. Terentjeva, M., Streikiša, M., Avsejenko, J., Trofimova, J., Kovaļenko, K., Elferts, D., Bērziņš, A., 2019. Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli, Enterococcus spp. and the major foodborne pathogens in calves in Latvia. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 16: 35-41.
  40. Trakimas, G., Krams, R., Krama, T., Kortet, R., Haque, S., Luoto, S., Eichler, I.S., Butler, D.M., Jõers, P., Hawlena, D., Rantala, M.J., Elferts, D., Contreras-Garduño, J., Krams, I., 2019. Ecological stoichiometry: a link between developmental speed and physiological stress in an omnivorous insect. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 13:42.
  41. Zaļuma, A., Muižnieks, I., Gaitnieks, T., Burņeviča, N., Jansons, Ā., Jansons, J., Stenlid, J., Vasaitis, R., 2019. Infection and spread of root rot caused by Heterobasidion spp. in Pinus contorta plantations in Northern Europe: three case studies. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 49(8): 969–977. 
  1. Angelstam, P., Naumov, V., Elbakidze, M., Manton, M., Priednieks, J., Rendenieks, Z., 2018. Wood production and biodiversity conservation are rival forestry objectives in Europe's Baltic Sea Region. Ecosphere 9(3):e02119.
  2. Aunins, A., Avotins, A., 2018. Impact of military activities on bird species considered to benefit from disturbances: an example from an active military training area in Latvia. Ornis Fennica, 95: 15-31.
  3. Bāders, E., Jansons, Ā., Matisons, R., Elferts, D., Desaine, I., 2018. Landscape diversity for reduced risk of insect damage: a case study of spruce bud scale in Latvia. Forests, 9 (545): 1-15.
  4. Brangulis, K., Akopjana, I., Petrovskis, I., Kazaks, A., Kraiczy, P., Tars, K., 2018. Crystal structure of the membrane attack complex assembly inhibitor BGA71 from the Lyme disease agent Borrelia bavariensis. Scientific Reports, 8: 11286.
  5. Elbere, I., Kalnina, I., Silamikelis, I., Konrade, I., Zaharenko, L., Sekace, K., Radovica-Spalvina, I., Fridmanis, D., Gudra, D., Pirags, V., Klovins, J., 2018. Association of metformin administration with gut microbiome dysbiosis in healthy volunteers. PLoS ONE 13(9): e0204317.
  6. Erenpreisa, J., Krigerts, J., Salmina, K., Selga, T., Sorokins, H., Freivalds, T., 2018. Differential staining of peripheral nuclear chromatin with Acridine orange implies an A-form epichromatin conformation of the DNA, Nucleus, 9:1, 171-181.
  7. Garaud, S., Zayakin, P., Buisseret, L., Rulle, U., Silina, K., de Wind, A., Van den Eyden, G., Larsimont, D., Willard-Gallo, K., Linē, A., 2018. Antigen specificity and clinical significance of IgG and IgA autoantibodies produced in situ by tumor-infiltrating B cells in breast cancer. Frontiers in Immunology, 9:2660.
  8. Gončars, V., Kalnbērzs, K., Jākobsons, Ē., Briede, I., Blūms, K., Ērglis, K., Ērglis, M., Patetko, L., Muižnieks, I., Ērglis, A., 2018. New modalities in knee osteoarthritis treatment using autologous bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells. Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Section B. Natural, Exact, and Applied Sciences., 72(4), 207-215.
  9. Jakobsons, E., Erglis, K., Patetko, L., Erglis, M., Dortane, R., Rupaine, B., Krapse, S., Briede, I., Goncars, V., Muiznieks, I., Erglis, A., 2018. Tissue evacuated during joint replacement procedure as a source of mononuclear cells. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology, 28: 457-461.
  10. Jaschhof, M., Spungis, V., 2018. Towards reliable identification of male Dicerura: descriptions of three new and seven poorly known species in the Palearctic region (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae, Porricondylinae). Zootaxa, 4422: 85-103.
  11. Kalnins, G., Sevostjanovs, E., Hartmane, D., Grinberga, S., Tars, K., 2018. CntA oxygenase substrate profile comparison and oxygen dependency of TMA production in Providencia rettgeri. Journal of Basic Microbiology, 58: 52–59.
  12. Kangassalo, K. , Valtonen, T. M., Sorvari, J. , Kecko, S. , Pölkki, M. , Krams, I. , Krama, T. and Rantala, M. J., 2018. Independent and interactive effects of immune activation and larval diet on adult immune function, growth and development in the greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella). Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 31: 1485-1497.
  13. Krams, I., Rantala, M.J., Luoto, S., Krama, T., 2018. Fat is not just an energy store. Journal of Experimental Biology, 221: 1.
  14. Krams, I., Trakimas, G., Kecko, S., Elferts, D., Krams, R., Luoto, S., Rantala, M.J., Mänd, M., Kuusik, A., Kekäläinen, J., Jõers, P., Kortet, R., Krama, T., 2018. Linking organismal growth, coping styles, stress reactivity, and metabolism via responses against a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor in an insect. Scientific Reports, 8:8599:1-12.
  15. Krūmiņa, A., Pliss, L., Zariņa, G., Puzuka, A., Zariņa, A., Lāce, B., Elferts, D., Khrunin, A., Limborska, S., Kloviņš, J., Gailīte, L., 2018. Population genetics of Latvians in the context of admixture between north-eastern European ethnic groups. Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Science. Section B, 72: 131-151.
  16. Kryshtafovych, A., Albrecht, R., Baslé, A., Bule, P., Caputo, A.T., Carvalho, A.L., Chao, K.L., Diskin, R., Fidelis, K., Fontes, C.M.G.A., Fredslund, F., Gilbert, H.J., Goulding, C.W., Hartmann, M.D., Hayes, C.S., Herzberg, O., Hill, J.C., Joachimiak, A., Kohring, G.-W., Koning, R.I., Leggio, L.L., Mangiagalli, M., Michalska, K., Moult, J., Najmudin, S., Nardini, M., Nardone, V., Ndeh, D., Nguyen, T.-H., Pintacuda, G., Postel, S., van Raaij, M.J., Roversi, P., Shimon, A., Singh, A.K., Sundberg, E.J., Tars, K., Zitzmann, N., Schwede, T., 2018. Target highlights from the first post‐PSI CASP experiment (CASP12, May–August 2016). Proteins, 86: 27-50.
  17. Kryštufek, B., Zorenko, T., Bontzorlos, V., Mahmoudi, A., Atanasov, N., Ivajnšič, D., 2018. Incipient road to extinction of a keystone herbivore in south-eastern Europe: Harting’s vole (Microtus hartingi) under climate change. Climatic Change, 149: 443-456.
  18. Ķēniņa, L., Elferts, D., Bāders, E., Jansons, Ā. 2018. Carbon pools in a hemiboreal over-mature Norway spruce stands. Forests, 9: 435.
  19. Luoto, S., Karlsson, H., Krams, I., Rantala, M.J., 2018. Depression subtyping based on evolutionary psychiatry: From reactive short-term mood change to depression. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 69: 630.
  20. Luoto, S., Krams, I., Rantala, M.J., 2018. A life history approach to the female sexual orientation spectrum: evolution, development, causal mechanisms, and health. Archives of Sexual Behavoir.
  21. Marcinkiewicz, A.L., Lieknina, I., Kotelovica, S., Yang, X., Kraiczy, P., Pal, U., Lin, Y.-P., Tars, K., 2018. Eliminating factor H-binding activity of Borrelia burgdorferi CspZ combined with virus-like particle conjugation enhances its efficacy as a lyme disease vaccine. Frontiers in Immunology, 9: 181.   
  22. Naumov, V., Manton, M., Elbakidze, M., Rendenieks, Z., Priednieks, J., Uhlianets, S., Yamelynets, T., Zhivotov, A., Angelstam, P., 2018. How to reconcile wood production and biodiversity conservation? The Pan-European boreal forest history gradient as an “experiment”. Journal of Environmental Management, 218: 1-13,
  23. Neve, P., Barney, J.N., Buckley, Y., Cousens, R.D., Graham, S., Jordan, N.R., Lawton‐Rauh, A., Liebman, M., Mesgaran, M.B., Schut, M., Shaw, J., Storkey, J., Baraibar, B., Baucom, R.S., Chalak, M., Childs, D.Z., Christensen, S., Eizenberg, H., Fernández‐Quintanilla, C., French, K., Harsch, M., Heijting, S., Harrison, L., Loddo, D., Macel, M., Maczey, N., Merotto, A. Jr., Mortensen, D., Necajeva, J., Peltzer, D.A., Recasens, J., Renton, M., Riemens, M., Sønderskov, M., Williams, M., 2018. Reviewing research priorities in weed ecology, evolution and management: a horizon scan. Weed Research, 58: 250–258.
  24. Nikolajeva, V., Zommere, Z., 2018. Changes of physicochemical properties and predominant microbiota during storage of birch sap. International Food Research Journal, 25: 527-533.
  25. Obuka, V., Boroduskis, M., Ramata-Stunda, A., Klavins, L., Klavins, M., 2018. Sapropel processing approaches towards high added-value products. Agronomy Research, 16: 1142 1149.
  26. Ozoliņa, Z., Bagrade, G., Deksne, G., 2018. The host age related occurrence of Alaria alata in wild canids in Latvia. Parasitology Research, 117: 3743-3751.
  27. Poikane, S., Portielje, R., Denys, L., Elferts, D., Kelly, M., Kolada, A., Mäemets, H., Phillips, G., Søndergaard, M., Wilblby, N., van der Berg, M.S., 2018. Macrophyte assessment in European lakes: diverse approaches but convergent views of ‘good’ ecological status. Ecological Indicators, 94: 185-197.
  28. Robalte, L., Jansone, D., Elferts, D., Matisons, R., Jansons, Ā., 2018. Bilberry ramet dimensions in relation to stand age in oligotrophic conditions in Latvia. Silva Fennica, 52: 9899.
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