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Sweet, A.D., J.D. Maddox, and K.P. Johnson. A complete molecular phylogeny of Claravis confirms its paraphyly within small New World ground-doves (Aves: Peristerinae) and implies multiple plumage state transitions. Journal of Avian Biology: In press.

Cobos, M., J.D. Paredes, J.D. Maddox, G. Vargas-Arana, L. Flores, C.P. Aguilar, J.L. Marapara, and J.C. Castro. 2017. Isolation and characterization of native microalgae from the Peruvian
Amazon with potential for biodiesel production. Energies 10:224.

Castro, J.C., Rodríguez, H.N., J.D. Maddox, B. Jiu, J.B. Petterman, J.L. Marapara, and M. Cobos. A simple and efficient method for high-quality total RNA isolation from oleaginous microalgae. Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology: In press.

Cobos, M., L.C. Lopez, J.D. Paredes,
J.D. Maddox, G.E. Vargas-Arana, L. Flores, C.P. Aguilar, and J.C. Castro. 2017. Media composition affects the fatty acids profiles of three oleaginous microalgae from the Peruvian Amazon. Asian Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology: In press.

Castro, J.C., M. Cobos, J.D. Maddox, S.A. Imán, and J.L. Marapara. 2016. Isolation and molecular cloning of genes from Myrciaria dubia “camu-camu” with potential use for biotechnological production of vitamin C. Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 17:415-427.

Castro, J.C., J.D. Maddox, M. Cobos, D. Requena, M. Zimic, A. Bombarely, S.A. Imán, L.A. Cerdeira and A.E. Medina. 2015. De novo assembly and functional annotation of Myrciaria dubia fruit transcriptome reveals multiple metabolic pathways for L-ascorbic acid biosynthesis. BMC Genomics 16:997 DOI 10.1186/s12864-015-2225-6.

Castro, J.D., M. Cobos, J.D. Maddox, S.A. Imán, J. Torres, F. Guitérrez. 2015. Differential gene expression and enzyme activities of the D-mannose/L-galactose pathway influence L-ascorbic acid pool size in Myrciaria dubia camu camu. Biologia Plantarium 59:783-787.

Maddox, J.D., and K.A. Feldheim. 2014. A cost-effective size standard for fragment analysis that maximizes throughput on five dye set platforms. Conservation Genetics Resources 6:5-7.

Tarwater, C.E., J.D. Brawn, and J.D. Maddox. 2013. Low extra-pair paternity observed in a tropical bird despite ample opportunities for extra-pair mating. Auk 130:733-741.

Maddox, J.D., and P.J. Weatherhead. 2012. Discrepancy between factors affecting nestling growth and survival and maternal success in Common Grackles. Journal of Field Ornithology 83:17-25.

Tarwater, C.E., R.E. Ricklefs, J.D. Maddox, and J.D. Brawn. 2011. Survival until reproduction in a tropical bird: factors influencing survival and implications for life histories. Ecology 92:1271–1281.

Maddox, J.D., and P.J. Weatherhead. 2010. Seasonal sex allocation by Common Grackles? Reply. Ecology 91:3424-3426.

Maddox, J.D., and P.J. Weatherhead. 2009. Seasonal sex allocation by common grackles? Revisiting a foundational study. Ecology 90:3190-3196.

Maddox, J.D., R.M. Bowden, and P.J. Weatherhead. 2008. Yolk testosterone and estradiol variation relative to clutch size, laying order and hatching asynchrony in common grackles. Journal of Ornithology 149:643-649.

Maddox, J.D., and P.J. Weatherhead. 2008. Egg size variation in birds with asynchronous hatching: is bigger really better? American Naturalist 171:358-365.

Weatherhead, P.J., K.E. Muma, J.D. Maddox, J.M. Knox, and K.W. Dufour. 2007. Morphology vs. molecules: sexing Red-winged Blackbird nestlings. Journal of Field Ornithology 78:428- 435.

Maddox, J.D., and P.J. Weatherhead. 2006. Nests without eggs: abandonment or cryptic predation? Auk 123: 135-140.

Maddox, J.D., and S.K. Robinson. 2005. Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus). Conservation Assessment Report, USDA Forest Service, Eastern Region.

Maddox, J.D., and R.N. Wiedenmann. 2005. Nesting of birds in wetlands containing purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) and cattail (Typha spp.). Natural Areas Journal 25: 369-373.

Maddox, J.D., and R.N. Wiedenmann. 2003. Arthropods associated with purple loosestrife in Illinois wetlands. Great Lakes Entomologist 36:99-104.

Bollinger, E.K., and J.D. Maddox. 2000. A double-brooded Dickcissel. The Prairie Naturalist 71:253-255.

Maddox, J.D., and E.K. Bollinger. 2000. Male Dickcissels feed nestlings in East-central Illinois. Wilson Bulletin 112:153-155.