Genetics and Genomics

Genetics and Genomics

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    1. Chromosomes and Gene Expression
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Evolutionary adaptation of an HP1-protein chromodomain integrates chromatin and DNA sequence signals

    Lisa Baumgartner, Jonathan J Ipsaro ... Julius Brennecke
    Genetic and biochemical characterization reveals how a single amino acid change in the chromodomain of the HP1 protein Rhino enables its specific interaction with the guidance factor Kipferl.
    1. Genetics and Genomics

    PDGFRα signaling regulates Srsf3 transcript binding to affect PI3K signaling and endosomal trafficking

    Thomas E Forman, Marcin P Sajek ... Katherine A Fantauzzo
    1. Genetics and Genomics
    2. Medicine

    Deficiency of IQCH causes male infertility in humans and mice

    Tiechao Ruan, Ruixi Zhou ... Ying Shen
    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Maturation and detoxification of synphilin-1 inclusion bodies regulated by sphingolipids

    Xiuling Cao, Xiang Wu ... Beidong Liu
    1. Genetics and Genomics
    2. Neuroscience

    The neuron-specific IIS/FOXO transcriptome in aged animals reveals regulatory mechanisms of cognitive aging

    Yifei Weng, Shiyi Zhou ... Coleen T Murphy
    Neuron-specific sequencing of aged wild-type, daf-2, and daf-16;daf-2 mutants revealed transcriptomic changes with age, and in longevity mutants, putative neuroprotective genes are upregulated, which are required for prolonged cognitive functions.

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  1. Kathryn Cheah
    The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China
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    Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
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    National Cancer Institute, United States
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