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Maternal or zygotic: Unveiling the secrets of the Pancrustacea transcription factor zelda

Research Articles

Atf3 links loss of epithelial polarity to defects in cell differentiation and cytoarchitecture

SUMO E3 ligase Mms21 prevents spontaneous DNA damage induced genome rearrangements

Hereditary cancer genes are highly susceptible to splicing mutations

Synchronous termination of replication of the two chromosomes is an evolutionary selected feature in Vibrionaceae

BRDT is an essential epigenetic regulator for proper chromatin organization, silencing of sex chromosomes and crossover formation in male meiosis

Arabidopsis ICK/KRP cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors function to ensure the formation of one megaspore mother cell and one functional megaspore per ovule

RNA helicase, DDX27 regulates skeletal muscle growth and regeneration by modulation of translational processes

Morphogenetic defects underlie Superior Coloboma, a newly identified closure disorder of the dorsal eye

Exome-wide somatic mutation characterization of small bowel adenocarcinoma

Modules of co-occurrence in the cyanobacterial pan-genome reveal functional associations between groups of ortholog genes

Broken replication forks trigger heritable DNA breaks in the terminus of a circular chromosome

Coordinated regulation of Arabidopsis microRNA biogenesis and red light signaling through Dicer-like 1 and phytochrome-interacting factor 4

Activation of DAF-16/FOXO by reactive oxygen species contributes to longevity in long-lived mitochondrial mutants in Caenorhabditis elegans

Controlled branched-chain amino acids auxotrophy in Listeria monocytogenes allows isoleucine to serve as a host signal and virulence effector

The C-terminal of CASY-1/Calsyntenin regulates GABAergic synaptic transmission at the Caenorhabditis elegans neuromuscular junction

Müller glia-derived PRSS56 is required to sustain ocular axial growth and prevent refractive error

Parallel roles of transcription factors dFOXO and FER2 in the development and maintenance of dopaminergic neurons

Zinc transporters belonging to the Cation Diffusion Facilitator (CDF) family have complementary roles in transporting zinc out of the cytosol

Large-scale profiling of noncoding RNA function in yeast

Argonaute2 and LaminB modulate gene expression by controlling chromatin topology

Dek overexpression in murine epithelia increases overt esophageal squamous cell carcinoma incidence

POWERDRESS-mediated histone deacetylation is essential for thermomorphogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana

Ethylene induced plant stress tolerance by Enterobacter sp. SA187 is mediated by 2keto4methylthiobutyric acid production

Cdk1 phosphorylation of Esp1/Separase functions with PP2A and Slk19 to regulate pericentric Cohesin and anaphase onset

Impaired proteoglycan glycosylation, elevated TGF-beta signaling, and abnormal osteoblast differentiation as the basis for bone fragility in a mouse model for gerodermia osteodysplastica

FIN219/JAR1 and cryptochrome1 antagonize each other to modulate photomorphogenesis under blue light in Arabidopsis

MKLN1 splicing defect in dogs with lethal acrodermatitis

Sequential induction of three recombination directionality factors directs assembly of tripartite integrative and conjugative elements

The RNA-binding protein Celf1 post-transcriptionally regulates p27Kip1 and Dnase2b to control fiber cell nuclear degradation in lens development

Long-lived rodents reveal signatures of positive selection in genes associated with lifespan

The long-range interaction map of ribosomal DNA arrays

The TIE1 transcriptional repressor controls shoot branching by directly repressing BRANCHED1 in Arabidopsis

Oxygen-sensing neurons reciprocally regulate peripheral lipid metabolism via neuropeptide signaling in Caenorhabditis elegans

DNA strand-exchange patterns associated with double-strand break-induced and spontaneous mitotic crossovers in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

The CSR-1 endogenous RNAi pathway ensures accurate transcriptional reprogramming during the oocyte-to-embryo transition in Caenorhabditis elegans

PIKfyve regulates melanosome biogenesis

Experimental evolution of diverse Escherichia coli metabolic mutants identifies genetic loci for convergent adaptation of growth rate

Preferential retention of genes from one parental genome after polyploidy illustrates the nature and scope of the genomic conflicts induced by hybridization

Tuning Hsf1 levels drives distinct fungal morphogenetic programs with depletion impairing Hsp90 function and overexpression expanding the target space

Large scale variation in the rate of germ-line de novo mutation, base composition, divergence and diversity in humans

Mutations in Diphosphoinositol-Pentakisphosphate Kinase PPIP5K2 are associated with hearing loss in human and mouse

Glial loss of the metallo beta -lactamase domain containing protein, SWIP-10, induces age- and glutamate-signaling dependent, dopamine neuron degeneration

Common alpha -globin variants modify hematologic and other clinical phenotypes in sickle cell trait and disease

A chitinase with two catalytic domains is required for organization of the cuticular extracellular matrix of a beetle

Novel function of HATs and HDACs in homologous recombination through acetylation of human RAD52 at double-strand break sites

Lack of 2'-O-methylation in the tRNA anticodon loop of two phylogenetically distant yeast species activates the general amino acid control pathway

Germ cells in the teleost fish medaka have an inherent feminizing effect

Cell polarity protein Spa2 coordinates Chs2 incorporation at the division site in budding yeast

The presence of rNTPs decreases the speed of mitochondrial DNA replication

ZMYND10 stabilizes intermediate chain proteins in the cytoplasmic pre-assembly of dynein arms

Formal Comments

Asgard archaea are the closest prokaryotic relatives of eukaryotes

Asgard archaea do not close the debate about the universal tree of life topology


Correction: Defining the genetic susceptibility to cervical neoplasia'A genome-wide association study

Correction: An autonomous metabolic role for Spen


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