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11. Collins RE, Deming JW (2013) An inter-order horizontal gene transfer event enables the catabolism of compatible solutes by Colwellia psychrerythraea 34H. Extremophiles 17:601–610.
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10. Collins RE, Higgs PG (2012) Testing the Infinitely Many Genes Model for the Evolution of the Bacterial Core and Pangenome. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29:3413–-3425.
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9. Collins RE, Merz H, Higgs PG (2011) Origins and Evolution of Gene Families in Bacteria and Archaea. BMC Bioinformatics 12:S14.
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8. Collins RE, Deming JW (2011) Abundant dissolved genetic material in Arctic sea ice Part I: Extracellular DNA. Polar Biology 34:1819–1830.
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7. Collins RE, Deming JW (2011) Abundant dissolved genetic material in Arctic sea ice Part II: Viral dynamics during autumn freeze-up. Polar Biology 34:1831–1841.
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6. Miller LA, Papakyriakou TN, Collins RE, Deming JW, Ehn JK, Macdonald RW, Mucci A, Owens O, Raudsepp M, Sutherland N (2011) Carbon dynamics in sea ice: A winter flux time series. Journal of Geophysical Research 116:C02028.
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5. Collins RE, Rocap G, Deming JW (2010) Persistence of Bacterial and Archaeal communities in sea ice through an Arctic winter. Environmental Microbiology 7:1828–1841.
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4. Collins RE, SD Carpenter, Deming JW (2008) Spatial heterogeneity and temporal dynamics of particles, bacteria, and pEPS in Arctic winter sea ice. Journal of Marine Systems 74:902–917.
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3. Collins RE, Rocap G (2007) REPK: an analytical web server to select restriction endonucleases for terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis. Nucleic Acids Research 35 (Database issue): W58-W62.
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2. Ehlmann BL, Chowdhury J, Marzullo TC, Collins RE, Litzenberger J, Ibsen S, Krauser WR, DeKock B, Hannon M, Kinnevan J, Shepard R, Grant FD (2005) Humans to Mars: a feasibility and cost-benefit analysis. Acta Astronautica 56:851.
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1. Costa MA, Collins RE, Anterola AM, Cochrane FC, Davin LB, Lewis NG (2003) An in silico assessment of gene function and organization of the phenylpropanoid pathway metabolic networks in Arabidopsis thaliana and limitations thereof. Phytochemistry 64:1097-1112.
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