Genetics and Genomics

Genetics and Genomics

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Latest articles

    1. Genetics and Genomics
    2. Neuroscience

    Mayday sustains trans-synaptic BMP signaling required for synaptic maintenance with age

    Jessica M Sidisky et al.
    Maintaining synaptic structure and function over time requires continuous signaling from pathways that are crucial for synapse development.
    1. Evolutionary Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Emergence and diversification of a highly invasive chestnut pathogen lineage across southeastern Europe

    Lea Stauber et al.
    The chestnut blight fungus has successfully established an intermediary, diverse European bridgehead population, giving rise to a highly invasive clonal lineage spreading across southeastern Europe.
    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Precise base editing for the in vivo study of developmental signaling and human pathologies in zebrafish

    Marion Rosello et al.
    Base editors, with improved specificity and expanded PAM sequence recognition, can be used in zebrafish for the rapid and efficient introduction of single base pair mutations.
    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Aging and Diet: To choose or not to choose

    Supriya Srinivasan
    Making choices about food affects the metabolism and lifespan of fruit flies.
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    1. Chromosomes and Gene Expression
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Dynamic effects of genetic variation on gene expression revealed following hypoxic stress in cardiomyocytes

    Michelle C Ward et al.
    Cellular stress in a disease-relevant cell type uncovers novel genetic effects on gene expression, which is likely relevant for disease.

Highlights

    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Aging and diet

    Supriya Srinivasan
    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Getting to grips with circular chromosomes

    Constance Nugent, Katsunori Sugimoto

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  1. Naama Barkai
    Naama Barkai
    Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  2. Mike Eisen
    Michael B Eisen
    HHMI, University of California, Berkeley, United States
  3. Jessica Tyler
    Weill Cornell Medicine, United States
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