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    1. Evolutionary Biology
    2. Medicine

    APOE4 is associated with elevated blood lipids and lower levels of innate immune biomarkers in a tropical Amerindian subsistence population

    Angela R Garcia et al.
    The relationship between APOE genotype and disease risks may be environmentally moderated, with APOE4 being less harmful and unlikely to increase cardiometabolic risk in a physically active, energy-limited population.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Infection-exposure in infancy is associated with reduced allergy-related disease in later childhood in a Ugandan cohort

    Lawrence Lubyayi et al.
    In a Ugandan birth cohort, early childhood infection-exposure, notably to malaria, helminths, and diarrhoea, is associated with lower prevalence of atopy and allergy-related diseases in later childhood.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Chromosomes and Gene Expression

    LIN37-DREAM prevents DNA end resection and homologous recombination at DNA double-strand breaks in quiescent cells

    Bo-Ruei Chen et al.
    The LIN37-DREAM complex has a critical role in regulating DNA double-strand break end processing and suppressing aberrant homology-directed repair in quiescent cells.
    1. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Application of human liver organoids as a patient-derived primary model for HBV infection and related hepatocellular carcinoma

    Elisa De Crignis et al.
    Human liver organoids provide a patient-derived platform to interrogate host and viral mechanisms of HBV replication, perform anti-HBV and toxicity drug screens, and investigate the molecular determinants of related tumorigenesis.
    1. Cancer Biology
    2. Cell Biology

    CXCL10/CXCR3 signaling contributes to an inflammatory microenvironment and its blockade enhances progression of murine pancreatic precancerous lesions

    Veethika Pandey et al.
    Blockage of CXCL10/CXCR3 signaling between murine pancreatic precancerous lesion cells and inflammatory macrophages generates a tumor-promoting microenvironment.
    1. Evolutionary Biology
    2. Epidemiology and Global Health
    3. Microbiology and Infectious Disease
    4. Genetics and Genomics

    Evolutionary Medicine: A Special Issue

    Edited by George H Perry et al.
    eLife is pleased to present a Special Issue to highlight recent advances in the growing and increasingly interdisciplinary field of evolutionary medicine.
    1. Immunology and Inflammation

    Role of the transcriptional regulator SP140 in resistance to bacterial infections via repression of type I interferons

    Daisy X Ji et al.
    Repression of type I interferons by SP140 is essential for resistance to Legionella pneumophila and Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Broad geographic sampling reveals the shared basis and environmental correlates of seasonal adaptation in Drosophila

    Heather E Machado et al.
    Seasonal selection is a general feature of Drosophila melanogaster genetic variation, occurring in North American and European populations and affecting large proportions of the genome.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    T-cell receptor (TCR) signaling promotes the assembly of RanBP2/RanGAP1-SUMO1/Ubc9 nuclear pore subcomplex via PKC-θ-mediated phosphorylation of RanGAP1

    Yujiao He et al.
    T-cell receptor signaling actively regulates gating of the nuclear pore complex (NPC) in T cells by inducing translocation of protein kinase C-θ to the NPC to promote the sumoylation of RanGAP1.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Medicine

    Do wealth and inequality associate with health in a small-scale subsistence society?

    Adrian V Jaeggi et al.
    Socio-economic hierarchies may be bad for health, even among people living in a relatively traditional, small-scale society in the Bolivian Amazon.

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