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Table of Contents: June 2018

An artistic representation of competent pneumococcal attacker cells (red) taking up DNA from lysed victim cells (blue), as envisioned in the fratricide model of transformation. See Cowley et al.

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Editorial

Craniofacial genetics: Where have we been and where are we going?

Seth M. Weinberg, Robert Cornell, Elizabeth J. Leslie

Review

Cancer epigenetics: Moving forward

Angela Nebbioso, Francesco Paolo Tambaro, Carmela Dell’Aversana, Lucia Altucci

Research Articles

Duplication of a Pks gene cluster and subsequent functional diversification facilitate environmental adaptation in Metarhizium species

Guohong Zeng, Peng Zhang, Qiangqiang Zhang, Hong Zhao, Zixin Li, Xing Zhang, Chengshu Wang, Wen-Bing Yin, Weiguo Fang

Inositol polyphosphates regulate and predict yeast pseudohyphal growth phenotypes

Kaitlyn L. Norman, Christian A. Shively, Amberlene J. De La Rocha, Nebibe Mutlu, Sukanya Basu, Paul J. Cullen, Anuj Kumar

OFF-responses of interneurons optimize avoidance behaviors depending on stimulus strength via electrical synapses

Sayaka Hori, Shigekazu Oda, Yuji Suehiro, Yuichi Iino, Shohei Mitani

CHMP1B is a target of USP8/UBPY regulated by ubiquitin during endocytosis

Xènia Crespo-Yàñez, Carmen Aguilar-Gurrieri, Anne-Claire Jacomin, Agnès Journet, Magda Mortier, Emmanuel Taillebourg, Emmanuelle Soleilhac, Winfried Weissenhorn, Marie-Odile Fauvarque

Opposing roles of microRNA Argonautes during Caenorhabditis elegans aging

Antti P. Aalto, Ian A. Nicastro, James P. Broughton, Laura B. Chipman, William P. Schreiner, Jerry S. Chen, Amy E. Pasquinelli

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A component of the TOR (Target Of Rapamycin) nutrient-sensing pathway plays a role in circadian rhythmicity in Neurospora crassa

Lalanthi Ratnayake, Keyur K. Adhvaryu, Elizabeth Kafes, Kamyar Motavaze, Patricia Lakin-Thomas

Colorectal cancer mutational profiles correlate with defined microbial communities in the tumor microenvironment

Michael B. Burns, Emmanuel Montassier, Juan Abrahante, Sambhawa Priya, David E. Niccum, Alexander Khoruts, Timothy K. Starr, Dan Knights, Ran Blekhman

Yeast Cth2 protein represses the translation of ARE-containing mRNAs in response to iron deficiency

Lucía Ramos-Alonso, Antonia María Romero, Maria Àngel Soler, Ana Perea-García, Paula Alepuz, Sergi Puig, María Teresa Martínez-Pastor

Unique patterns of trimethylation of histone H3 lysine 4 are prone to changes during aging in Caenorhabditis elegans somatic cells

Mintie Pu, Minghui Wang, Wenke Wang, Satheeja Santhi Velayudhan, Siu Sylvia Lee

A conserved role for Syntaxin-1 in pre- and post-commissural midline axonal guidance in fly, chick, and mouse

Oriol Ros, Pablo José Barrecheguren, Tiziana Cotrufo, Martina Schaettin, Cristina Roselló-Busquets, Alba Vílchez-Acosta, Marc Hernaiz-Llorens, Ramón Martínez-Marmol, Fausto Ulloa, Esther T. Stoeckli, Sofia J. Araújo, Eduardo Soriano

Germline mutations and somatic inactivation of TRIM28 in Wilms tumour

Benjamin J. Halliday, Ryuji Fukuzawa, David M. Markie, Richard G. Grundy, Jackie L. Ludgate, Michael A. Black, Jane E. Skeen, Robert J. Weeks, Daniel R. Catchpoole, Aedan G. K. Roberts, Anthony E. Reeve, Ian M. Morison

An intronic enhancer of Bmp6 underlies evolved tooth gain in sticklebacks

Phillip A. Cleves, James C. Hart, Rachel M. Agoglia, Monica T. Jimenez, Priscilla A. Erickson, Linda Gai, Craig T. Miller

A subset of plasma membrane-localized PP2C.D phosphatases negatively regulate SAUR-mediated cell expansion in Arabidopsis

Hong Ren, Mee Yeon Park, Angela K. Spartz, Jeh Haur Wong, William M. Gray

Convergent evolution of gene expression in two high-toothed stickleback populations

James C. Hart, Nicholas A. Ellis, Michael B. Eisen, Craig T. Miller

Evolution via recombination: Cell-to-cell contact facilitates larger recombination events in Streptococcus pneumoniae

Lauren A. Cowley, Fernanda C. Petersen, Roger Junges, Med Jimson D. Jimenez, Donald A. Morrison, William P. Hanage

Genetic dissection of stress-induced reproductive arrest in Drosophila melanogaster females

Noriyuki Ojima, Yusuke Hara, Hiroki Ito, Daisuke Yamamoto

Requirement of the 3′-UTR-dependent suppression of DAZL in oocytes for pre-implantation mouse development

Kurumi Fukuda, Aki Masuda, Takuma Naka, Atsushi Suzuki, Yuzuru Kato, Yumiko Saga

Genome-wide analysis reveals no evidence of trans chromosomal regulation of mammalian immune development

Timothy M. Johanson, Hannah D. Coughlan, Aaron T. L. Lun, Naiara G. Bediaga, Gaetano Naselli, Alexandra L. Garnham, Leonard C. Harrison, Gordon K. Smyth, Rhys S. Allan

The conserved LEM-3/Ankle1 nuclease is involved in the combinatorial regulation of meiotic recombination repair and chromosome segregation in Caenorhabditis elegans

Ye Hong, Maria Velkova, Nicola Silva, Marlène Jagut, Viktor Scheidt, Karim Labib, Verena Jantsch, Anton Gartner

Histone depletion prevents telomere fusions in pre-senescent cells

Marta Barrientos-Moreno, Marina Murillo-Pineda, Ana M. Muñoz-Cabello, Félix Prado

CRP-cAMP mediates silencing of Salmonella virulence at the post-transcriptional level

Youssef El Mouali, Tania Gaviria-Cantin, María Antonia Sánchez-Romero, Marta Gibert, Alexander J. Westermann, Jörg Vogel, Carlos Balsalobre

Genetic ancestry and population differences in levels of inflammatory cytokines in women: Role for evolutionary selection and environmental factors

Song Yao, Chi-Chen Hong, Edward A. Ruiz-Narváez, Sharon S. Evans, Qianqian Zhu, Beverly A. Schaefer, Li Yan, Marie V. Coignet, Kathryn L. Lunetta, Lara E. Sucheston-Campbell, Kelvin Lee, Elisa V. Bandera, Melissa A. Troester, Lynn Rosenberg, Julie R. Palmer, Andrew F. Olshan, Christine B. Ambrosone

Non-equilibrium repressor binding kinetics link DNA damage dose to transcriptional timing within the SOS gene network

Matthew J. Culyba, Jeffrey M. Kubiak, Charlie Y. Mo, Mark Goulian, Rahul M. Kohli

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