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Articles

Review
X-ray computed tomography in life sciences
Shelley D. Rawson et al.
Published 27 February 2020

Comment
The merger that made us
Buzz Baum and David Baum
Published 24 June 2020

Review
Protein assembly systems in natural and synthetic biology
Giulio Chiesa et al.
Published: 26 March 2020

Comment
Improving the usability and comprehensiveness of microbial databases​​​​​​​
Caitlin Loeffler et al.
Published: 07 April 2020


Focus: Plant Pathogens

The broad use of the Pm8 resistance gene in wheat resulted in hypermutation of the AvrPm8 gene in the powdery mildew pathogen
Lukas Kunz et al.
Published in BMC Biology 8 February 2023

Combined pangenomics and transcriptomics reveals core and redundant virulence processes in a rapidly evolving fungal plant pathogen
Hongxin Chen et al.
Published in BMC Biology 6 February 2023

The extrachromosomal circular DNAs of the rice blast pathogen Magnaporthe oryzae contain a wide variety of LTR retrotransposons, genes, and effectors
Pierre M. Joubert & Ksenia V. Krasileva
Published in BMC Biology 23 November 2022

The Venturia inaequalis effector repertoire is dominated by expanded families with predicted structural similarity, but unrelated sequence, to avirulence proteins from other plant-pathogenic fungi
Mercedes Rocafort et al.
Published in BMC Biology 3 November 2022

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Roy Ebel
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Toni Gabaldón
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