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  1. Content type: Research article

    Matriptase is a membrane serine protease essential for epithelial development, homeostasis, and regeneration, as well as a central orchestrator of pathogenic pericellular signaling in the context of inflammato...

    Authors: Stine Friis, Daniel Tadeo, Sylvain M. Le-Gall, Henrik Jessen Jürgensen, Katiuchia Uzzun Sales, Eric Camerer and Thomas H. Bugge

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:46

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  2. Content type: Methodology article

    Intravascular leukocyte recruitment in most vertebrate tissues is restricted to postcapillary and collecting venules, whereas capillaries and arterioles usually support little or no leukocyte adhesion. This se...

    Authors: Aude Thiriot, Carolina Perdomo, Guiying Cheng, Igor Novitzky-Basso, Sara McArdle, Jamie K. Kishimoto, Olga Barreiro, Irina Mazo, Robinson Triboulet, Klaus Ley, Antal Rot and Ulrich H. von Andrian

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:45

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  3. Content type: Methodology article

    Recent developments in droplet-based microfluidics allow the transcriptional profiling of thousands of individual cells in a quantitative, highly parallel and cost-effective way. A critical, often limiting ste...

    Authors: Jonathan Alles, Nikos Karaiskos, Samantha D. Praktiknjo, Stefanie Grosswendt, Philipp Wahle, Pierre-Louis Ruffault, Salah Ayoub, Luisa Schreyer, Anastasiya Boltengagen, Carmen Birchmeier, Robert Zinzen, Christine Kocks and Nikolaus Rajewsky

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:44

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Endogenous circadian oscillators distributed across the mammalian body are synchronised among themselves and with external time via a variety of signalling molecules, some of which interact with G-protein-coup...

    Authors: Helena J. Bailes, Nina Milosavljevic, Ling-Yu Zhuang, Elliot J. Gerrard, Tomoki Nishiguchi, Takeaki Ozawa and Robert J. Lucas

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:40

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  5. Content type: Commentary

    Improvements in imaging technology and the development of powerful machine learning algorithms are revolutionizing the study of animal behavior in the laboratory. These innovations promise to reveal both globa...

    Authors: Winthrop F. Gillis and Sandeep R. Datta

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:42

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The merging of genomes in inter-specific hybrids can result in novel phenotypes, including increased growth rate and biomass yield, a phenomenon known as heterosis. Heterosis is typically viewed as the opposit...

    Authors: Rebecca H. Herbst, Dana Bar-Zvi, Sharon Reikhav, Ilya Soifer, Michal Breker, Ghil Jona, Eyal Shimoni, Maya Schuldiner, Avraham A. Levy and Naama Barkai

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:38

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Plant-pathogenic oomycetes are responsible for economically important losses in crops worldwide. Phytophthora palmivora, a tropical relative of the potato late blight pathogen, causes rotting diseases in many tro...

    Authors: Edouard Evangelisti, Anna Gogleva, Thomas Hainaux, Mehdi Doumane, Frej Tulin, Clément Quan, Temur Yunusov, Kévin Floch and Sebastian Schornack

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:39

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  8. Content type: Comment

    Biological systems integrate multiscale processes and networks and are, therefore, viewed as difficult to dissect. However, because of the clear-cut separation between the software code (the information encode...

    Authors: Sophien Kamoun

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:37

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Trimeric intracellular cation (TRIC) channels are crucial for Ca2+ handling in eukaryotes and are involved in K+ uptake in prokaryotes. Recent studies on the representative members of eukaryotic and prokaryotic T...

    Authors: Xiaomin Ou, Jianli Guo, Longfei Wang, Hanting Yang, Xiuying Liu, Jianyuan Sun and Zhenfeng Liu

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:31

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Exercise exerts remarkably powerful effects on metabolism and health, with anti-disease and anti-aging outcomes. Pharmacological manipulation of exercise benefit circuits might improve the health of the sedent...

    Authors: Ricardo Laranjeiro, Girish Harinath, Daniel Burke, Bart P. Braeckman and Monica Driscoll

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:30

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  11. Content type: Methodology article

    Animals exhibit astonishingly complex behaviors. Studying the subtle features of these behaviors requires quantitative, high-throughput, and accurate systems that can cope with the often rich perplexing data.

    Authors: Eyal Itskovits, Amir Levine, Ehud Cohen and Alon Zaslaver

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:29

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Most agronomic traits in rice are complex and polygenic. The identification of quantitative trait loci (QTL) for grain length is an important objective of rice genetic research and breeding programs.

    Authors: Jianping Yu, Haiyan Xiong, Xiaoyang Zhu, Hongliang Zhang, Huihui Li, Jinli Miao, Wensheng Wang, Zuoshun Tang, Zhanying Zhang, Guoxin Yao, Qiang Zhang, Yinghua Pan, Xin Wang, M. A. R. Rashid, Jinjie Li, Yongming Gao…

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:28

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Mitochondria of opisthokonts undergo permanent fission and fusion throughout the cell cycle. Here, we investigated the dynamics of the mitosomes, the simplest forms of mitochondria, in the anaerobic protist pa...

    Authors: Luboš Voleman, Vladimíra Najdrová, Ásgeir Ástvaldsson, Pavla Tůmová, Elin Einarsson, Zdeněk Švindrych, Guy M. Hagen, Jan Tachezy, Staffan G. Svärd and Pavel Doležal

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:27

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  14. Content type: Methodology article

    Contamination is a well-known but often neglected problem in molecular biology. Here, we investigated the prevalence of cross-contamination among 446 samples from 116 distinct species of animals, which were pr...

    Authors: Marion Ballenghien, Nicolas Faivre and Nicolas Galtier

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:25

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The fate of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) has been inferred indirectly from the activity of ER-localized thiol oxidases and peroxiredoxins, in vitro, and the consequences of their gen...

    Authors: Eduardo Pinho Melo, Carlos Lopes, Peter Gollwitzer, Stephan Lortz, Sigurd Lenzen, Ilir Mehmeti, Clemens F. Kaminski, David Ron and Edward Avezov

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:24

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  16. Content type: Question and Answer

    Salicylic acid (SA) is an important plant hormone that regulates many aspects of plant growth and development, as well as resistance to (a)biotic stress. Efforts to identify SA effector proteins have revealed ...

    Authors: D’Maris Amick Dempsey and Daniel F. Klessig

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:23

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