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William Biggers Publications



Laufer, H., N. Demir, and W.J. Biggers, W.J. (2005). The lobster's response to the effects of shell disease. Journal of Shellfish Research 24: 757-760.

Laufer, H., X. Pan, W.J. Biggers, C.P. Capulong, J.D. Stuart, N. Demir, and U. Koehn (2005). Lessons learned from inshore and deep-sea lobsters concerning alkylphenols. Invert. Reprod. Devel. 48: 109-117.

Biggers, W.J. and H. Laufer (2004). Identification of Juvenile Hormone-Active Alkylphenols in the Lobster Homarus americanus and in Marine Sediments. Biological Bulletin 206: 13-24.

Laufer, H., M. Johnson, E. Homola, and W. Biggers (2002). An assay for multiple mandibular organ activity. In: Proceedings of the 21st Conference of European Comparative Endocrinologists, Bonn, Germany. August 26-30, pp. 399-403.

Laufer, H. and W.J. Biggers (2001). Unifying Concepts Learned from Methyl Farnesoate for Invertebrate Reproduction and Post-Embryonic Development. Amer. Zool. 41: 442-457.

Jo, Q.-T., H. Laufer, W.J. Biggers, and H. S. Kang (1999). Methyl farnesoate induced ovarian maturation in the spider crab Libinia emarginata. Invert. Reprod. Dev. 36: 79-85.

Biggers, W.J. and H. Laufer (1999). Settlement and metamorphosis of Capitella larvae induced by juvenile hormone-active compounds is mediated by protein kinase C and ion channels. Biological Bulletin 196: 187-198.

Laufer, H., W.J. Biggers, and J.S.B. Ahl (1998). Stimulation of ovarian maturation in the crayfish Procambarus clarkii by methyl farnesoate. Gen. Comp. Endo. 111:113-118.

Botero-Ruiz, W., W.J. Biggers, and M.K. Sanyal (1997). Augmentation of DNA synthesis in placental and fetal tissues in utero by maternal growth hormone treatment. Early Preg. Biol. Med. 3: 272-280.

Landau, M., W.J. Biggers, and H. Laufer (1997). Invertebrate Endocrinology. In: Handbook of Physiology, Vol. II, Section 13, pp. 1291-1390, W.H. Dantzler, ed., Oxford University Press, New York.

Biggers, W.J. and H. Laufer (1996). Detection of juvenile hormone-active compounds by larvae of the marine annelid Capitella sp. I. Arch. Insect Biochem.Phys.32: 475- 484.

Sanyal, M.K., Y.-L. Li, W.J. Biggers, J. Satish, and E.R. Barnea (1993). Augmentation of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon metabolism of human placental tissues of first-trimester pregnancy by cigarette smoke exposure. Am. J. Obstet. Gyn. 168: 1587-1597.

Laufer, H. and W.J. Biggers (1992). Juvenile hormone-like compounds in Crustacea and their implications for receptor evolution. In: Recent Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Vol. 4, R. Wegmann and M. Wegmann, Eds., Peeters Press, Leuven, Belgium, pp. 301-311.

Biggers, W.J. and H. Laufer (1992). Chemical induction of settlement and metamorphosis of Capitella capitata sp. I (Polychaeta) larvae by juvenile hormone-active compounds. Invert. Reprod. Dev. 22: 39-46.

Sekellick, M.J., W.J. Biggers, and P.I. Marcus (1990). Development of the interferon system. I. In chicken cells, development in ovo continues on time in vitro. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. 26: 997-1003.

Biggers, W.J., E.R. Barnea, and M.K. Sanyal (1987). Anomalous neural differentiation induced by 5-bromo-2- deoxyuridine during organogenesis in the rat. Teratology 35: 63-75.

Garcia-Segura, L.M., E.R. Barnea, W.J. Biggers, F. Naftolin, and M.K. Sanyal (1986). Insulin modulates neuronal plasma membrane development in human fetal spinal cord neurons in culture. Neuroscience Letters 65: 283-286.

Tarlatzis, B.C., M.K. Sanyal, W.J. Biggers, and F. Naftolin (1984). Continuous culture of the post-implantation rat conceptus. Biology of Reproduction 31: 415-426.