Genetics and Genomics

Genetics and Genomics

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Latest articles

    1. Chromosomes and Gene Expression
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    The deubiquitylase Ubp15 couples transcription to mRNA export

    Fanny Eyboulet et al.
    Ubp15 regulates the ubiquitylation of the export adaptor Mex67.
    1. Chromosomes and Gene Expression
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Repression of interrupted and intact rDNA by the SUMO pathway in Drosophila melanogaster

    Yicheng Luo et al.
    SUMO-dependent pathway is responsible for selective repression of damaged rDNA and silencing of intact surplus units revealing an epigenetic mechanism that controls the differential expression of identical sequences in the same cell.
    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Mutations primarily alter the inclusion of alternatively spliced exons

    Pablo Baeza-Centurion et al.
    Deep mutagenesis reveals that mutations rarely alter the inclusion of highly-included exons.
    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Genetic profiling of protein burden and nuclear export overload

    Reiko Kintaka et al.
    A comprehensive analysis of yeast mutants has provided clues to understanding the physiological conditions caused by protein overexpression.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Cytoprotection by a naturally occurring variant of ATP5G1 in Arctic ground squirrel neural progenitor cells

    Neel S Singhal et al.
    A genetic basis underlying cell resilience against metabolic stress in cells of a hibernator, Arctic ground squirrels, has been discovered.
    1. Genetics and Genomics
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Transcription termination and antitermination of bacterial CRISPR arrays

    Anne M Stringer et al.
    Many bacteria use the Nus factor antitermination complex to prevent premature Rho-dependent transcription termination of their CRISPR arrays.

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