Open questions: how do engineered nanomaterials affect our cells?
Daniela Barrios and Laura Segatori
Published 24 November 2020
Shana Goffredi and colleagues identify a deep-sea anemone in a symbiotic relationship with chemosynthetic bacteria, allowing them to harness inorganic energy sources from hydrothermal vents.
Cheng-Hsun Ho and colleagues examine the regulation of ammonium transport in plants, finding that feedback inhibition of ammonium transporters is mediated by the protein kinase CIPK15 via phosphorylation of residues in the C-terminus
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Genomic history of the Italian population recapitulates key evolutionary dynamics of both Continental and Southern Europeans
Marco Sazzini et al.
Published on: 22 May 2020
Wonky whales: the evolution of cranial asymmetry in cetaceans
Ellen Coombs et al.
Published on: 10 July 2020
Tandem gene duplications drive divergent evolution of caffeine and crocin biosynthetic pathways in plants
Zhichao Xu et al.
Published on: 18 June 2020
Relationship between oxygen consumption and neuronal activity in a defined neural circuit
Suzan Özugur et al.
Published on: 03 July 2020
Protein assembly systems in natural and synthetic biology
Giulio Chiesa et al.
Published: 26 March 2020
Improving the usability and comprehensiveness of microbial databases
Caitlin Loeffler et al.
Published: 07 April 2020
Focus: the Gut Microbiome
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Dietary fruit and vegetable intake, gut microbiota, and type 2 diabetes: results from two large human cohort studies
Zengliang Jiang et al.
Published in BMC Medicine 03 December 2020
Parkinson’s disease-associated alterations of the gut microbiome predict disease-relevant changes in metabolic functions
Federico Baldini et al.
Published in BMC Biology 09 June 2020
Integrated analysis of microbiome and host transcriptome reveals correlations between gut microbiota and clinical outcomes in HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma
Hechen Huang et al.
Published in Genome Medicine 23 November 2020
Lifestyle and the presence of helminths is associated with gut microbiome composition in Cameroonians
Meagan A. Rubel et al.
Published in Genome Biology 25 May 2020
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Who's a Bonehead? Novel Insights into Evolutionary History from Reptilian Skull Roof Structure
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