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PUBLISHED: May 01, 2017 to May 31, 2017


The fog of war: How network buffering protects plants' defense secrets from pathogens

Research Articles

Epistatic interaction between the lipase-encoding genes Pnpla2 and Lipe causes liposarcoma in mice

Identifying systematic heterogeneity patterns in genetic association meta-analysis studies

Transcription facilitated genome-wide recruitment of topoisomerase I and DNA gyrase

A fungal transcription factor essential for starch degradation affects integration of carbon and nitrogen metabolism

Pheromone independent unisexual development in Cryptococcus neoformans

The highly buffered Arabidopsis immune signaling network conceals the functions of its components

Hypothermia-induced dystonia and abnormal cerebellar activity in a mouse model with a single disease-mutation in the sodium-potassium pump

A new role for Rrm3 in repair of replication-born DNA breakage by sister chromatid recombination

SUMO-targeted ubiquitin ligase activity can either suppress or promote genome instability, depending on the nature of the DNA lesion

Hairless-binding deficient Suppressor of Hairless alleles reveal Su(H) protein levels are dependent on complex formation with Hairless

Long-range control of gene expression via RNA-directed DNA methylation

TCF21 and the environmental sensor aryl-hydrocarbon receptor cooperate to activate a pro-inflammatory gene expression program in coronary artery smooth muscle cells

PCNA ubiquitylation ensures timely completion of unperturbed DNA replication in fission yeast

Long range chromosome organization in Escherichia coli: The position of the replication origin defines the non-structured regions and the Right and Left macrodomains

Novel genes involved in severe early-onset obesity revealed by rare copy number and sequence variants

Global analysis of double-strand break processing reveals in vivo properties of the helicase-nuclease complex AddAB

An R2R3-type MYB transcription factor, GmMYB29, regulates isoflavone biosynthesis in soybean

Recurrent promoter mutations in melanoma are defined by an extended context-specific mutational signature

Amplifying recombination genome-wide and reshaping crossover landscapes in Brassicas

Functional male accessory glands and fertility in Drosophila require novel ecdysone receptor

Modeling of a negative feedback mechanism explains antagonistic pleiotropy in reproduction in domesticated Caenorhabditis elegans strains

Power provides protection: Genetic robustness in yeast depends on the capacity to generate energy

Single-trait and multi-trait genome-wide association analyses identify novel loci for blood pressure in African-ancestry populations

MeCP2 recognizes cytosine methylated tri-nucleotide and di-nucleotide sequences to tune transcription in the mammalian brain

Brg1 chromatin remodeling ATPase balances germ layer patterning by amplifying the transcriptional burst at midblastula transition

USP9X counteracts differential ubiquitination of NPHP5 by MARCH7 and BBS11 to regulate ciliogenesis

The Drosophila orthologue of the INT6 onco-protein regulates mitotic microtubule growth and kinetochore structure

Distinct DNA-binding surfaces in the ATPase and linker domains of MutLgamma determine its substrate specificities and exert separable functions in meiotic recombination and mismatch repair

Gene duplication and co-evolution of G1/S transcription factor specificity in fungi are essential for optimizing cell fitness

Differential gene expression along the animal-vegetal axis in the ascidian embryo is maintained by a dual functional protein Foxd

The bantam microRNA acts through Numb to exert cell growth control and feedback regulation of Notch in tumor-forming stem cells in the Drosophila brain

Common variants upstream of MLF1 at 3q25 and within CPZ at 4p16 associated with neuroblastoma

Pheromone-sensing neurons regulate peripheral lipid metabolism in Caenorhabditis elegans

A systematic genomic screen implicates nucleocytoplasmic transport and membrane growth in nuclear size control

Age-dependent electrical and morphological remodeling of the Drosophila heart caused by hERG/seizure mutations

Biofilm microenvironment induces a widespread adaptive amino-acid fermentation pathway conferring strong fitness advantage in Escherichia coli

Specification and spatial arrangement of cells in the germline stem cell niche of the Drosophila ovary depend on the Maf transcription factor Traffic jam

Evolutionary forces affecting synonymous variations in plant genomes

Tandem duplications lead to novel expression patterns through exon shuffling in Drosophila yakuba

Overexpression of the essential Sis1 chaperone reduces TDP-43 effects on toxicity and proteolysis

Suspected Lynch syndrome associated MSH6 variants: A functional assay to determine their pathogenicity

Impact of mutations in Toll-like receptor pathway genes on esophageal carcinogenesis

Specialized box C/D snoRNPs act as antisense guides to target RNA base acetylation

Lack of the PGA exopolysaccharide in Salmonella as an adaptive trait for survival in the host

Polymorphisms in the yeast galactose sensor underlie a natural continuum of nutrient-decision phenotypes

Identifying pathogenicity of human variants via paralog-based yeast complementation

Two extended haplotype blocks are associated with adaptation to high altitude habitats in East African honey bees

Human mutations in integrator complex subunits link transcriptome integrity to brain development

MoCAP proteins regulated by MoArk1-mediated phosphorylation coordinate endocytosis and actin dynamics to govern development and virulence of Magnaporthe oryzae

Drosophila DNA polymerase theta utilizes both helicase-like and polymerase domains during microhomology-mediated end joining and interstrand crosslink repair

Subtypes of Native American ancestry and leading causes of death: Mapuche ancestry-specific associations with gallbladder cancer risk in Chile

C. elegans DAF-16/FOXO interacts with TGF-ß/BMP signaling to induce germline tumor formation via mTORC1 activation

Alternative exon definition events control the choice between nuclear retention and cytoplasmic export of U11/U12-65K mRNA

Asymmetric regulation of quorum-sensing receptors drives autoinducer-specific gene expression programs in Vibrio cholerae

Amino acid metabolites that regulate G protein signaling during osmotic stress

MicroRNA319-regulated TCPs interact with FBHs and PFT1 to activate CO transcription and control flowering time in Arabidopsis

The cell non-autonomous function of ATG-18 is essential for neuroendocrine regulation of Caenorhabditis elegans lifespan

Conserved properties of Drosophila insomniac link sleep regulation and synaptic function

Downregulation of SIRT1 signaling underlies hepatic autophagy impairment in glycogen storage disease type Ia

Arabidopsis RAD51, RAD51C and XRCC3 proteins form a complex and facilitate RAD51 localization on chromosomes for meiotic recombination

Multifunctional glial support by Semper cells in the Drosophila retina


Correction: Integrated Multiregional Analysis Proposing a New Model of Colorectal Cancer Evolution

Correction: Genome, Functional Gene Annotation, and Nuclear Transformation of the Heterokont Oleaginous Alga Nannochloropsis oceanica CCMP1779

Correction: Visualizing the structure of RNA-seq expression data using grade of membership models

Correction: A Conserved Nuclear Cyclophilin Is Required for Both RNA Polymerase II Elongation and Co-transcriptional Splicing in Caenorhabditis elegans

Correction: Active zone proteins are transported via distinct mechanisms regulated by Par-1 kinase


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