Co-opted transposons help perpetuate conserved higher-order chromosomal structures

3 hours ago   |   Genome Biology

Transposable elements make up half of mammalian genomes and shape genome regulation by harboring binding sites for regulatory factors. These include binding sites for...
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ScMAGeCK links genotypes with multiple phenotypes in single-cell CRISPR screens

3 hours ago   |   Genome Biology   |   2 articles

We present scMAGeCK, a computational framework to identify genomic elements associated with multiple expression-based phenotypes in CRISPR/Cas9 functional screening that uses...
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CUBIC: an atlas of genetic architecture promises directed maize improvement

3 hours ago   |   Genome Biology

Identifying genotype-phenotype links and causative genes from quantitative trait loci is challenging for complex agronomically important traits. To accelerate maize gene...
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A polysaccharide deacetylase from Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici is an important pathogenicity gene that suppresses plant immunity

4 hours ago   |   Wiley

Abstract The cell wall of filamentous fungi, comprised of chitin, polysaccharide and glycoproteins, maintain the integrity of hyphae and protect them from defense responses by...
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Natural variation and CRISPR/Cas9‐mediated mutation in GmPRR37 affect photoperiodic flowering and contribute to regional adaptation of soybean

4 hours ago   |   Wiley

Abstract Flowering time is a critical determinant of the geographic distribution and regional adaptability of soybean , and is strongly regulated by photoperiod and...
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How diarrhea pathogens switch into attack mode at body temperature

4 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Many bacterial pathogens excrete toxins as soon as they have entered the host in order to suppress its immune response. Researchers have analyzed what happens on the molecular...
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Unravelling arthropod genomic diversity over 500 million years of evolution

4 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

The evolutionary innovations of insects and other arthropods are as numerous as they are wondrous, from terrifying fangs and stingers to exquisitely colored wings and ingenious...
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West Nile virus triggers brain inflammation by inhibiting protein degradation

4 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

West Nile virus inhibits autophagy - an essential system that digests or removes cellular constituents such as proteins - to induce the aggregation of proteins in infected...
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Why cells need acidic lysosomes

4 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Little organs within cells called lysosomes digest unwanted material. And like stomachs, they must be acidic to do so. If they aren't, cells stop growing. Researchers wanted to...
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Why eating yogurt may help lessen the risk of breast cancer

4 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

One of the causes of breast cancer may be inflammation triggered by harmful bacteria suggest researchers. Scientists advise consuming natural yogurt, which contains beneficial...
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CUBIC: an atlas of genetic architecture promises directed maize improvement

Identifying genotype-phenotype links and causative genes from quantitative trait loci is challenging for complex agronomically important traits. To accelerate maize gene... Read more ...

Co-opted transposons help perpetuate conserved higher-order chromosomal...

Transposable elements make up half of mammalian genomes and shape genome regulation by harboring binding sites for regulatory factors. These include binding sites for... Read more ...

Why eating yogurt may help lessen the risk of breast cancer

One of the causes of breast cancer may be inflammation triggered by harmful bacteria suggest researchers. Scientists advise consuming natural yogurt, which contains beneficial... Read more ...

Why cells need acidic lysosomes

Little organs within cells called lysosomes digest unwanted material. And like stomachs, they must be acidic to do so. If they aren't, cells stop growing. Researchers wanted to... Read more ...