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    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Genome-wide association study in quinoa reveals selection pattern typical for crops with a short breeding history

    Dilan SR Patiranage et al.
    A new insight into quinoa diversity enables sequence-based breeding and functional genomics.
    1. Cell Biology

    trim-21 promotes proteasomal degradation of CED-1 for apoptotic cell clearance in C. elegans

    Lei Yuan et al.
    The phagocytic receptor CED-1 is kept at the appropriate level by E3 ligase trim-21-mediated ubiquitination-proteasomal degradation for apoptotic cell clearance, which is independent of retromer-dependent recycling and lysosomal degradation.
    1. Physics of Living Systems

    3D single cell migration driven by temporal correlation between oscillating force dipoles

    Amélie Luise Godeau et al.
    A phase shift between local contractions drives 3D cell motility in experiments and in model or how a finite area in the dipole-quadrupole space explains cell motion with zero total force.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology

    Disruption in structural–functional network repertoire and time-resolved subcortical fronto-temporoparietal connectivity in disorders of consciousness

    Rajanikant Panda et al.
    Loss of nonstationary connectivity in a subcortical fronto-temporoparietal network distinguishes patients with minimal conscious state and unresponsive wakefulness state, strongly supporting the mesocircuit hypothesis.
    1. Immunology and Inflammation

    Distinct impact of IgG subclass on autoantibody pathogenicity in different IgG4-mediated diseases

    Yanxia Bi et al.
    The IgG4 subclass, previously considered anti-inflammatory due to its weak effector function, could either reduce or exacerbate autoantibody pathogenicity in the context of different IgG4-mediated autoimmune diseases.
    1. Ecology
    2. Plant Biology

    A dynamic rhizosphere interplay between tree roots and soil bacteria under drought stress

    Yaara Oppenheimer-Shaanan et al.
    Increased root exudation rate under combined drought and bacterial inoculation and bacterial growth stimulation by specific exudation metabolites support the idea of root recruitment of beneficial bacteria, especially under water stress.