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Disordered protein controls formation and stability of the bacterial flagellar hook

From the article “An intrinsically disordered linker controlling the formation and the stability of the bacterial flagellar hook” by Clive S. Barker, Irina V. Meshcheryakova, Alla S. Kostyukova, Peter L. Freddolino and Fadel A. Samatey– read the paper here.

Mapping the cell’s internal postal code

From the article “The golgin coiled-coil proteins capture different types of transport carriers via distinct N-terminal motifs” by Mie Wong, Alison K. Gillingham and Sean Munro– read the paper here.

Understanding the evolution of cleavage patterns in early embryonic development

From the article “Cleavage modification did not alter blastomere fates during bryozoan evolution” by Bruno C. Vellutini, José M. Martín-Durán and Andreas Hejnol – read the paper here.

Exploring plant diversity of tropical Africa

From the article “Exploring the floristic diversity of tropical Africa” by Marc S. M. Sosef, Gilles Dauby, Anne Blach-Overgaard, Xander van der Burgt, Luís Catarino, Theo Damen, Vincent Deblauwe, Steven Dessein, John Dransfield, Vincent Droissart, Maria Cristina Duarte, Henry Engledow, Geoffrey Fadeur, Rui Figueira, Roy E. Gereau, Olivier J. Hardy, David J. Harris, Janneke de Heij, Steven Janssens, Yannick Klomberg, Alexandra C. Ley, Barbara A. Mackinder, Pierre Meerts, Jeike L. van de Poel, Bonaventure Sonké, Tariq Stévart, Piet Stoffelen, Jens-Christian Svenning, Pierre Sepulchre, Rainer Zaiss, Jan J. Wieringa and Thomas L. P. Couvreur – read the paper here.

The genetic basis for spine length differences in sticklebacks

From the article “Dorsal spine evolution in threespine sticklebacks via a splicing change in MSX2A” by Timothy R. Howes, Brian R. Summers and David M. Kingsley – read the paper here.