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PUBLISHED: April 01, 2018 to April 30, 2018


House dust mites use a plant-like siRNA pathway to silence transposable elements

When genes move, genomes collide


A genomic overview of the population structure of Salmonella

Research Articles

A high throughput, functional screen of human Body Mass Index GWAS loci using tissue-specific RNAi Drosophila melanogaster crosses

FIGL1 and its novel partner FLIP form a conserved complex that regulates homologous recombination

Natural allelic variation of the AZI1 gene controls root growth under zinc-limiting condition

Molecular basis of hemoglobin adaptation in the high-flying bar-headed goose

Actin organization and endocytic trafficking are controlled by a network linking NIMA-related kinases to the CDC-42-SID-3/ACK1 pathway

Endocytic recycling via the TGN underlies the polarized hyphal mode of life

High-throughput interaction screens illuminate the role of c-di-AMP in cyanobacterial nighttime survival

Identification and characterization of wheat stem rust resistance gene Sr21 effective against the Ug99 race group at high temperature

Degenerate Pax2 and Senseless binding motifs improve detection of low-affinity sites required for enhancer specificity

Brain Tumor promotes axon growth across the midline through interactions with the microtubule stabilizing protein Apc2

Sexual dimorphism of sleep regulated by juvenile hormone signaling in Drosophila

Genome-wide association studies reveal that members of bHLH subfamily 16 share a conserved function in regulating flag leaf angle in rice (Oryza sativa)

Identification and functional analysis of glycemic trait loci in the China Health and Nutrition Survey

Genome-wide detection of conservative site-specific recombination in bacteria

Comparison of phasing strategies for whole human genomes

Conditional mouse models support the role of SLC39A14 (ZIP14) in Hyperostosis Cranialis Interna and in bone homeostasis

Distinct interactions of Sox5 and Sox10 in fate specification of pigment cells in medaka and zebrafish

Odorant binding protein 69a connects social interaction to modulation of social responsiveness in Drosophila

Functional diversification accompanies gene family expansion of MED2 homologs in Candida albicans

Massive lateral transfer of genes encoding plant cell wall-degrading enzymes to the mycoparasitic fungus Trichoderma from its plant-associated hosts

A Distalless-responsive enhancer of the Hox gene Sex combs reduced is required for segment- and sex-specific sensory organ development in Drosophila

Supramolecular assembly of the beta-catenin destruction complex and the effect of Wnt signaling on its localization, molecular size, and activity in vivo

TGFbeta signaling related genes are involved in hormonal mediation during termite soldier differentiation

Effector gene birth in plant parasitic nematodes: Neofunctionalization of a housekeeping glutathione synthetase gene

Innovation in an E. coli evolution experiment is contingent on maintaining adaptive potential until competition subsides

Linkage mapping of yeast cross protection connects gene expression variation to a higher-order organismal trait

Global characterization of copy number variants in epilepsy patients from whole genome sequencing

Gene duplicates cause hybrid lethality between sympatric species of Mimulus

The UBR-1 ubiquitin ligase regulates glutamate metabolism to generate coordinated motor pattern in Caenorhabditis elegans

New insights into the transposition mechanisms of IS6110 and its dynamic distribution between Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex lineages

Phosphorelay through the bifunctional phosphotransferase PhyT controls the general stress response in an alphaproteobacterium

Synergistic co-regulation and competition by a SOX9-GLI-FOXA phasic transcriptional network coordinate chondrocyte differentiation transitions

An interplay between multiple sirtuins promotes completion of DNA replication in cells with short telomeres

Transcription factor HAT1 is a substrate of SnRK2.3 kinase and negatively regulates ABA synthesis and signaling in Arabidopsis responding to drought

Cyclic di-AMP regulation of osmotic homeostasis is essential in Group B Streptococcus

Targeted next generation sequencing identifies functionally deleterious germline mutations in novel genes in early-onset/familial prostate cancer

Cytokinin stabilizes WUSCHEL by acting on the protein domains required for nuclear enrichment and transcription

Extensive reshaping of bacterial operons by programmed mRNA decay

Threshold-dependent repression of SPL gene expression by miR156/miR157 controls vegetative phase change in Arabidopsis thaliana

Selection on the regulation of sympathetic nervous activity in humans and chimpanzees

Robustness encoded across essential and accessory replicons of the ecologically versatile bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti

Potential and limits for rapid genetic adaptation to warming in a Great Barrier Reef coral

FoxO restricts growth and differentiation of cells with elevated TORC1 activity under nutrient restriction

Patterning mechanisms diversify neuroepithelial domains in the Drosophila optic placode

Intronic PAH gene mutations cause a splicing defect by a novel mechanism involving U1snRNP binding downstream of the 5' splice site

One for all and all for One: Improving replication of genetic studies through network diffusion

Supervised machine learning reveals introgressed loci in the genomes of Drosophila simulans and D. sechellia

Unexpected cancer-predisposition gene variants in Cowden syndrome and Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome patients without underlying germline PTEN mutations

WUSCHEL-RELATED HOMEOBOX4 acts as a key regulator in early leaf development in rice

Control of yeast retrotransposons mediated through nucleoporin evolution

Non-canonical role of the SNARE protein Ykt6 in autophagosome-lysosome fusion

Gtr/Ego-independent TORC1 activation is achieved through a glutamine-sensitive interaction with Pib2 on the vacuolar membrane

Altered distribution of ATG9A and accumulation of axonal aggregates in neurons from a mouse model of AP-4 deficiency syndrome

A C. elegans protein with a PRDM9-like SET domain localizes to chromatin-associated foci and promotes spermatocyte gene expression, sperm production and fertility

High mutation rates limit evolutionary adaptation in Escherichia coli

Global analysis of genetic circuitry and adaptive mechanisms enabling resistance to the azole antifungal drugs

Glycolysis regulates pollen tube polarity via Rho GTPase signaling

Transcription and translation of the sigG gene is tuned for proper execution of the switch from early to late gene expression in the developing Bacillus subtilis spore

Role of heterotrimeric Galpha proteins in maize development and enhancement of agronomic traits

Frequency and distribution of 152 genetic disease variants in over 100,000 mixed breed and purebred dogs


Correction: SRC-2-mediated coactivation of anti-tumorigenic target genes suppresses MYC-induced liver cancer


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