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Petrzilek and colleagues describe how stochastic events can create a transcriptional unit in the genome, which can evolve into a protein-coding gene, remain, or disappear during evolution in our “Evolutionary Genomics” collection.
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Orsai is a crucial component of lipid homeostasis in Drosophila, coordinating the fat body’s responses to stage-specific demands.
According to Xie and colleagues, folate affects the translation and methylation of the m5C gene in neural stem cells.
Aivars Cirulis, Bengt Hansson and Jessica K. Abbott
Published 6 Jul 2022
ResearchKey evolutionary dynamics of both Continental and Southern Europeans are recapitulated by the Italian population’s genome, according to Marco Sazzini et al. Published on: 22 May 2020.
Research by Ellen Coombs et al. on wonky whales: the evolution of cranial asymmetry in cetaceans Published on: 10 July 2020.
ReviewX-ray computed tomography in life sciencesShelley D. Rawson et al. Buzz Baum and David Baum were created through a merger, which was published on February 27, 2020.
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According to research on ancient human haplotypes, 5hmC serves as an epigenetic cue for NCO recombination, according to Bernt Lee and colleagues. Published in BMC Biology 4 August 2022.
Miocene European primates only occasionally co-occurred because of palaeoecological differences, according to Daniel DeMiguel et al. Published in BMC Biology 19 January 2021.
Analysis of extremely short ancient DNA sequences: quantifying and reducing spurious alignmentsCesare de Filippo et al. Published in BMC Biology 25 October 2021.
Using ancient DNA and paleogenomics to elucidate the biology and origins of domestic animalsGillian P McHugo, Michael J. Dover and David E. MacHugh Published in BMC Biology 02 December 2019.
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