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    1. Cancer Biology

    Replication Study: The CD47-signal regulatory protein alpha (SIRPa) interaction is a therapeutic target for human solid tumors

    Stephen K Horrigan, Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology
    Editors' Summary: The results in this Replication Study could not be interpreted.
    1. Evolutionary Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Evolution: Of starch and spit

    Mareike C Janiak
    Animals living alongside humans have multiple copies of the gene for alpha-amylase, the enzyme that breaks down starchy foods, and high levels of this protein in their saliva.
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    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
    2. Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    Structural basis of nucleic-acid recognition and double-strand unwinding by the essential neuronal protein Pur-alpha

    Janine Weber et al.
    The crystal structure of Pur-alpha in complex with DNA reveals its molecular mechanisms of nucleic-acid binding and unwinding, allowing for a better understanding of its essential role in neurons.
    1. Neuroscience

    Alpha protocadherins and Pyk2 kinase regulate cortical neuron migration and cytoskeletal dynamics via Rac1 GTPase and WAVE complex in mice

    Li Fan et al.
    A general cytoplasmic signaling mechanism for the novel functions of diverse alpha protocadherins in cortical neuron migration and actin cytoskeletal dynamics as well as dendrite morphogenesis in the brain.
    1. Genetics and Genomics
    2. Neuroscience

    Circadian Rhythms: The making of the master clock

    Ethan Buhr, Russell N Van Gelder
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    1. Genetics and Genomics
    2. Neuroscience

    Lhx1 maintains synchrony among circadian oscillator neurons of the SCN

    Megumi Hatori et al.
    A transcription factor called Lhx1 coordinates the activity of the brain's master circadian clock, the suprachiasmatic nucleus, by controlling communication between its constituent cells.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Adaptive Evolution: At the mercy of viruses

    Claus O Wilke, Sara L Sawyer
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