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Freshman Honors Tutorial taught by Dr. Jed Burtt

How to Use this Bibliography

This is a selected bibliography for the topic "feather-degrading bacteria."  It was created using the Web of Knowledge research database and is arranged with the most recent first.

The titles of the articles are hyperlinks into the database.  To access the articles, have the database open in another window of your browser.

1.  In the open window, click on:

Web of Science Citation Index  (off-campus access)

This database is very important in the sciences.  It is also known by the names Science Citation Index and Web of Knowledge.

2. From the Libguide bibliography, click on the TITLE of the article you are interested in.  The title is the blue hyperlink.

3.  The record for the article will open in your Web of Science window. You will see the ABSTRACT.

4. Read the abstract to decide if this an article that will work for you.

5.  To get the article, click on the GREY FIND IT icon right on the title of the article.

6.  You either be led to the full text of the article or told where in the library to find it.  If you can't get the full text and if you can't get a print copy at Ohio Wesleyan, use our Interlibrary Loan service.

 

Bibliograhy

1. Laba, W; Rodziewicz, A
Keratinolytic Potential of Feather-Degrading Bacillus polymyxa and Bacillus cereus
POLISH JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, 19 (2): 371-378 2010

2. Moller, AP; Erritzoe, J; Nielsen, JT
Predators and microorganisms of prey: goshawks prefer prey with small uropygial glands
FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, 24 (3): 608-613 JUN 2010

3. Peters, A; Klonczinski, E; Delhey, K
Fat quill secretion in pigeons: could it function as a cosmetic?
ANIMAL BIOLOGY, 60 (1): 69-78 2010

4. Goodenough, AE; Stallwood, B
Intraspecific Variation and Interspecific Differences in the Bacterial and Fungal Assemblages of Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) and Great Tit (Parus major) Nests
MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 59 (2): 221-232 FEB 2010

5. Peralta-Sanchez, JM; Moller, AP; Martin-Platero, AM; et al.
Number and colour composition of nest lining feathers predict eggshell bacterial community in barn swallow nests: an experimental study
FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, 24 (2): 426-433 APR 2010

6. Moller, AP; Czirjak, GA; Heeb, P
Feather micro-organisms and uropygial antimicrobial defences in a colonial passerine bird
FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, 23 (6): 1097-1102 DEC 2009

7. Ruiz-Rodriguez, M; Valdivia, E; Soler, JJ; et al.
Symbiotic bacteria living in the hoopoe's uropygial gland prevent feather degradation
JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 212 (22): 3621-3626 NOV 15 2009

8. Peele, AM; Burtt, EH; Schroeder, MR; et al.
DARK COLOR OF THE COASTAL PLAIN SWAMP SPARROW (MELOSPIZA GEORGIANA NIGRESCENS) MAY BE AN EVOLUTIONARY RESPONSE TO OCCURRENCE AND ABUNDANCE OF SALT-TOLERANT FEATHER-DEGRADING BACILLI IN ITS PLUMAGE
AUK, 126 (3): 531-535 JUL 2009

9. Burtt, EH
A future with feather-degrading bacteria
JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY, 40 (4): 349-351 JUL 2009

10. Gunderson, AR; Forsyth, MH; Swaddle, JP
Evidence that plumage bacteria influence feather coloration and body condition of eastern bluebirds Sialia sialis
JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY, 40 (4): 440-447 JUL 2009
 
11. Bisson, IA; Marra, PP; Burtt, EH; et al.
Variation in Plumage Microbiota Depends on Season and Migration
MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 58 (1): 212-220 JUL 2009

12. Brandelli, A
Bacterial Keratinases: Useful Enzymes for Bioprocessing Agroindustrial Wastes and Beyond
FOOD AND BIOPROCESS TECHNOLOGY, 1 (2): 105-116 JUN 2008

13. Shawkey, MD; Pillai, SR; Hill, GE
Do feather-degrading bacteria affect sexually selected plumage color?
NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN, 96 (1): 123-128 JAN 2009

14. Poopathi, S; Abidha, S
Biodegradation of poultry waste for the production of mosquitocidal toxins
INTERNATIONAL BIODETERIORATION & BIODEGRADATION, 62 (4): 479-482 DEC 2008

15. Soler, JJ; Martin-Vivaldi, M; Ruiz-Rodriguez, M; et al.
Symbiotic association between hoopoes and antibiotic-producing bacteria that live in their uropygial gland
FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, 22 (5): 864-871 OCT 2008

16. Gunderson, AR; Frame, AM; Swaddle, JP; et al.
Resistance of melanized feathers to bacterial degradation: is it really so black and white?
JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY, 39 (5): 539-545 SEP 2008

17. Reneerkens, J; Versteegh, MA; Schneider, AM; et al.
Seasonally chancing preen-wax composition: Red Knots' (Calidris canutus) flexible defense against feather-degrading bacteria?
AUK, 125 (2): 285-290 APR 2008

18. Bisson, IA; Marra, PP; Burtt, EH; et al.
A molecular comparison of plumage and soil bacteria across biogeographic, ecological, and taxonomic scales
MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 54 (1): 65-81 JUL 2007

19. Saranathan, V; Burtt, EH
Sunlight on feathers inhibits feather-degrading bacteria
WILSON JOURNAL OF ORNITHOLOGY, 119 (2): 239-245 JUN 2007

20. Riffel, A; Brandelli, A
Keratinolytic bacteria isolated from feather waste
BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, 37 (3): 395-399 JUL-SEP 2006

21. Whitaker, JM; Cristol, DA; Forsyth, MH
Prevalence and genetic diversity of Bacillus licheniformis in avian plumage
JOURNAL OF FIELD ORNITHOLOGY, 76 (3): 264-270 SUM 2005
  
22. Gupta, R; Ramnani, P
Microbial keratinases and their prospective applications: an overview
APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 70 (1): 21-33 MAR 2006
23. Cristol, DA; Armstrong, JL; Whitaker, JM; et al.
Feather-degrading bacteria do not affect feathers on captive birds
AUK, 122 (1): 222-230 JAN 2005

24. Grande, JM; Negro, JJ; Torres, MJ
The evolution of bird plumage colouration: a role for feather-degrading barcteria?
ARDEOLA, 51 (2): 375-383 DEC 2004

25.  Lucas, FS; Moureau, B; Jourdie, V; et al.
Brood size modifications affect plumage bacterial assemblages of European starlings
MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 14 (2): 639-646 FEB 2005

26. Burtt, EH; Ichida, JM
Gloger's rule, feather-degradlng bacteria, and color variation among song sparrows
CONDOR, 106 (3): 681-686 AUG 2004

27. Goldstein, G; Flory, KR; Browne, BA; et al.
Bacterial degradation of black and white feathers
AUK, 121 (3): 656-659 JUL 2004

28. Shawkey, MD; Pillai, SR; Hill, GE
Chemical warfare? Effects of uropygial oil on feather-degrading bacteria
JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY, 34 (4): 345-349 DEC 2003

29. Lucas, FS; Broennimann, O; Febbraro, I; et al.
High diversity among feather-degrading bacteria from a dry meadow soil
MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 45 (3): 282-290 MAR 2003

30.  Ichida, JM; Krizova, L; LeFevre, CA; et al.
Bacterial inoculum enhances keratin degradation and biofilm formation in poultry compost
JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGICAL METHODS, 47 (2): 199-208 NOV 2001.
31. Muza, MM; Burtt, EH; Ichida, JM
Distribution of bacteria on feathers of some eastern North American birds
WILSON BULLETIN, 112 (3): 432-435 SEP 2000

32. Burtt, EH; Ichida, JM
Occurrence of feather-degrading bacilli in the plumage of birds
AUK, 116 (2): 364-372 APR 1999


 

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