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Table of Contents: July 2008

A satellite-tagged leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) departs its nesting beach (Playa Grande, Costa Rica) at dawn (see Shillinger et al., e171).

Image Credit: George Shillinger, Tagging of Pacific Pelagics, Stanford University

Unsolved Mysteries

Perspectives

Improved Tropical Forest Management for Carbon Retention

Francis E Putz, Pieter A Zuidema, Michelle A Pinard, Rene G. A Boot, Jeffrey A Sayer, Douglas Sheil, Plinio Sist, Elias, Jerome K Vanclay

Book Reviews/Science in the Media

Beautiful Minds—For How Long?

Lori Marino

Community Pages

A Gene Wiki for Community Annotation of Gene Function

Jon W Huss III, Camilo Orozco, James Goodale, Chunlei Wu, Serge Batalov, Tim J Vickers, Faramarz Valafar, Andrew I Su

WikiPathways: Pathway Editing for the People

Alexander R Pico, Thomas Kelder, Martijn P van Iersel, Kristina Hanspers, Bruce R Conklin, Chris Evelo

Research Articles

Persistent Leatherback Turtle Migrations Present Opportunities for Conservation

George L Shillinger, Daniel M Palacios, Helen Bailey, Steven J Bograd, Alan M Swithenbank, Philippe Gaspar, Bryan P Wallace, James R Spotila, Frank V Paladino, Rotney Piedra, Scott A Eckert, Barbara A Block

Population Genomic Analysis of Strain Variation in Leptospirillum Group II Bacteria Involved in Acid Mine Drainage Formation

Sheri L Simmons, Genevieve DiBartolo, Vincent J Denef, Daniela S. Aliaga Goltsman, Michael P Thelen, Jillian F Banfield

Neuronal Correlates of the Set-Size Effect in Monkey Lateral Intraparietal Area

Puiu F Balan, Jeff Oristaglio, David M Schneider, Jacqueline Gottlieb

Multivariate Patterns in Object-Selective Cortex Dissociate Perceptual and Physical Shape Similarity

Johannes Haushofer, Margaret S Livingstone, Nancy Kanwisher

Visuomotor Transformation in the Fly Gaze Stabilization System

Stephen J Huston, Holger G Krapp

Mapping the Structural Core of Human Cerebral Cortex

Patric Hagmann, Leila Cammoun, Xavier Gigandet, Reto Meuli, Christopher J Honey, Van J Wedeen, Olaf Sporns

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Spinal Cord Injury Reveals Multilineage Differentiation of Ependymal Cells

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Humans Lack iGb3 Due to the Absence of Functional iGb3-Synthase: Implications for NKT Cell Development and Transplantation

Dale Christiansen, Julie Milland, Effie Mouhtouris, Hilary Vaughan, Daniel G Pellicci, Malcolm J McConville, Dale I Godfrey, Mauro S Sandrin

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Human and Drosophila Cryptochromes Are Light Activated by Flavin Photoreduction in Living Cells

Nathalie Hoang, Erik Schleicher, Sylwia Kacprzak, Jean-Pierre Bouly, Marie Picot, William Wu, Albrecht Berndt, Eva Wolf, Robert Bittl, Margaret Ahmad

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Activating PER Repressor through a DBT-Directed Phosphorylation Switch

Saul Kivimäe, Lino Saez, Michael W Young

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Novel Intermolecular Iterative Mechanism for Biosynthesis of Mycoketide Catalyzed by a Bimodular Polyketide Synthase

Tarun Chopra, Srijita Banerjee, Sarika Gupta, Gitanjali Yadav, Swadha Anand, Avadhesha Surolia, Rajendra P Roy, Debasisa Mohanty, Rajesh S Gokhale

Corrections

Correction: Notch-Deficient Skin Induces a Lethal Systemic B-Lymphoproliferative Disorder by Secreting TSLP, a Sentinel for Epidermal Integrity

Shadmehr Demehri, Zhenyi Liu, Jonghyeob Lee, Meei-Hua Lin, Seth D Crosby, Christopher J Roberts, Perry W Grigsby, Jeffrey H Miner, Andrew G Farr, Raphael Kopan

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Correction: Transcription Factors Bind Thousands of Active and Inactive Regions in the Drosophila Blastoderm

Xiao-yong Li, Stewart MacArthur, Richard Bourgon, David Nix, Daniel A Pollard, Venky N Iyer, Aaron Hechmer, Lisa Simirenko, Mark Stapleton, Cris L Luengo Hendriks, Hou Cheng Chu, Nobuo Ogawa, William Inwood, Victor Sementchenko, Amy Beaton, Richard Weiszmann, Susan E Celniker, David W Knowles, Tom Gingeras, Terence P Speed, Michael B Eisen, Mark D Biggin

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