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    • Genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax in clinical isolates from Bangladesh 

      Kibria, Mohammad G; Elahi, Rubayet; Mohon, Abu N; Khan, Wasif A; Haque, Rashidul; Alam, Mohammad S (2015-07-11)
      Background Plasmodium vivax is the second most prevalent human malaria parasite in Bangladesh; however, there are no data of its genetic diversity. Several molecular markers are available where Pvcsp, Pvmsp 1 and Pvmsp 3α ...
    • Genetic Reporter System for Positioning of Proteins at the Bacterial Pole 

      Fixen, KR; Janakiraman, A; Garrity, S; Slade, DJ; Gray, AN; Karahan, N; Hochschild, A; Goldberg, MB (2012)
    • Genetic resources for advanced biofuel production described with the Gene Ontology 

      Torto-Alalibo, T; Purwantini, E; Lomax, J; Setubal, JC; Mukhopadhyay, B; Tyler, BM (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2014-10-10)
    • Genetic resources for methane production from biomass described with the Gene Ontology 

      Purwantini, E; Torto-Alalibo, T; Lomax, J; Setubal, JC; Tyler, BM; Mukhopadhyay, B (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2014-12-03)
    • Genome Landscape and Evolutionary Plasticity of Chromosomes in Malaria Mosquitoes 

      Xia, Ai; Sharakhova, Maria V.; Leman, Scotland C.; Tu, Zhijian; Bailey, Jeffrey A.; Smith, Christopher D.; Sharakhov, Igor V. (PLOS, 2010-05-12)
      Background: Nonrandom distribution of rearrangements is a common feature of eukaryotic chromosomes that is not well understood in terms of genome organization and evolution. In the major African malaria vector Anopheles ...
    • Genome-wide transcriptome analyses of developing seeds from low and normal phytic acid soybean lines 

      Redekar, Neelam R.; Biyashev, Ruslan M.; Jensen, Roderick V.; Helm, Richard F.; Grabau, Elizabeth A.; Maroof, M. A. Saghai (2015-12-18)
      Background Low phytic acid (lpa) crops are potentially eco-friendly alternative to conventional normal phytic acid (PA) crops, improving mineral bioavailability in monogastric animals as well as decreasing phosphate ...
    • Genomic composition and evolution of Aedes aegypti chromosomes revealed by the analysis of physically mapped supercontigs 

      Timoshevskiy, Vladimir A.; Kinney, Nicholas A.; deBruyn, Becky S.; Mao, Chunhong; Tu, Zhijian; Severson, D. W.; Sharakhov, Igor V.; Sharakhova, Maria V. (Biomed Central Ltd, 2014-04-14)
      Background An initial comparative genomic study of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae and the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti revealed striking differences in the genome assembly size and in the abundance of transposable ...
    • Genomic insights into the Ixodes scapularis tick vector of Lyme disease 

      Gulia-Nuss, Monika; Nuss, Andrew B.; Meyer, Jason M.; Sonenshine, Daniel E.; Roe, R. Michael; Waterhouse, Robert M.; Sattelle, David B.; de la Fuente, Jose; Ribeiro, Jose M.; Megy, Karine; Thimmapuram, Jyothi; Miller, Jason R.; Walenz, Brian P.; Koren, Sergey; Hostetler, Jessica B.; Thiagarajan, Mathangi; Joardar, Vinita S.; Hannick, Linda I.; Bidwell, Shelby; Hammond, Martin P.; Young, Sarah; Zeng, Qiandong; Abrudan, Jenica L.; Almeida, Francisca C.; Ayllon, Nieves; Bhide, Ketaki; Bissinger, Brooke W.; Bonzon-Kulichenko, Elena; Buckingham, Steven D.; Caffrey, Daniel R.; Caimano, Melissa J.; Croset, Vincent; Driscoll, Timothy; Gilbert, Don; Gillespie, Joseph J.; Giraldo-Calderon, Gloria I.; Grabowski, Jeffrey M.; Jiang, David; Khalil, Sayed M. S.; Kim, Donghun; Kocan, Katherine M.; Koci, Juraj; Kuhn, Richard J.; Kurtti, Timothy J.; Lees, Kristin; Lang, Emma G.; Kennedy, Ryan C.; Kwon, Hyeogsun; Perera, Rushika; Qi, Yumin; Radolf, Justin D.; Sakamoto, Joyce M.; Sanchez-Gracia, Alejandro; Severo, Maiara S.; Silverman, Neal; Simo, Ladislav; Tojo, Marta; Tornador, Cristian; Van Zee, Janice P.; Vazquez, Jesus; Vieira, Filipe G.; Villar, Margarita; Wespiser, Adam R.; Yang, Yunlong; Zhu, Jiwei; Arensburger, Peter; Pietrantonio, Patricia V.; Barker, Stephen C.; Shao, Renfu; Zdobnov, Evgeny M.; Hauser, Frank; Grimmelikhuijzen, Cornelis J. P.; Park, Yoonseong; Rozas, Julio; Benton, Richard; Pedra, Joao H. F.; Nelson, David R.; Unger, Maria F.; Tubio, Jose M. C.; Tu, Zhijian; Robertson, Hugh M.; Shumway, Martin; Sutton, Granger; Wortman, Jennifer R.; Lawson, Daniel; Wikel, Stephen K.; Nene, Vishvanath M.; Fraser, Claire M.; Collins, Frank H.; Birren, Bruce; Nelson, Karen E.; Caler, Elisabet; Hill, Catherine A. (Springer Nature, 2016-02)
      Ticks transmit more pathogens to humans and animals than any other arthropod. We describe the 2.1 Gbp nuclear genome of the tick, Ixodes scapularis (Say), which vectors pathogens that cause Lyme disease, human granulocytic ...
    • GPR30 regulates diet-induced adiposity in female mice and adipogenesis in vitro 

      Wang, Aihua; Luo, Jing; Moore, William; Alkhalidy, Hana; Wu, Ling; Zhang, Jinhua; Zhen, Wei; Wang, Yao; Clegg, Deborah J.; Xu, Bin; Cheng, Zhiyong; McMillan, Ryan P.; Hulver, Matthew W.; Liu, Dongmin (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-10-04)
    • GUY1 confers complete female lethality and is a strong candidate for a male-determining factor in Anopheles stephensi 

      Criscione, Frank; Qi, Yumin; Tu, Zhijian (eLife, 2016-09-20)
      Despite their importance in sexual differentiation and reproduction, Y chromosome genes are rarely described because they reside in repeat-rich regions that are difficult to study. Here, we show that Guy1, a unique Y ...
    • Guy1, a Y-linked embryonic signal, regulates dosage compensation in Anopheles stephensi by increasing X gene expression 

      Qi, Yumin; Wu, Yang; Saunders, Randy; Chen, Xiao-Guang; Mao, Chunhong; Biedler, James Kite; Tu, Zhijian Jake (2019-03-19)
      We previously showed that Guy1, a primary signal expressed from the Y chromosome, is a strong candidate for a male-determining factor that confers female-specific lethality in Anopheles stephensi (Criscione et al., 2016). ...
    • The hepatocyte proteome in organotypic rat liver models and the influence of the local microenvironment 

      Vu, LT; Orbach, SM; Ray, WK; Cassin, ME; Rajagopalan, P; Helm, RF (Biomed Central Ltd, 2017-06-20)
      Background Liver models that closely mimic the in vivo microenvironment are useful for understanding liver functions, capabilities, and intercellular communication processes. Three-dimensional (3D) liver models assembled ...
    • Honeybees in a virtual reality environment learn unique combinations of colour and shape 

      Rusch, C; Roth, E; Vinauger, C; Riffell, JA (Company Of Biologists Ltd, 2017-12-15)
      Honeybees arewell-known models for the study of visual learning and memory. Whereas most of our knowledge of learned responses comes from experiments using free-flying bees, a tethered preparation would allow fine-scale ...
    • Identification of a Unique Radical S-Adenosylmethionine Methylase Likely Involved in Methanopterin Biosynthesis in Methanocaldococcus jannaschii 

      Allen, Kylie D.; Xu, Huimin; White, Robert H. (American Society for Microbiology, 2014-07-07)
      Methanopterin (MPT) and its analogs are coenzymes required for methanogenesis and methylotrophy in specialized microorganisms. The methyl groups at C-7 and C-9 of the pterin ring distinguish MPT from all other pterin-containing ...
    • Identification of aaNAT5b as a spermine N-acetyltransferase in the mosquito, Aedes aegypti 

      Guan, Huai; Wang, Maoying; Liao, Chenghong; Liang, Jing; Mehere, Prajwalini; Tian, Meiling; Liu, Hairong; Robinson, Howard; Li, Jianyong; Han, Qian (PLOS, 2018-03-19)
      Mosquitoes transmit a number of diseases in animals and humans, including Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika viruses that affect millions of people each year. Controlling the disease-transmitting mosquitoes has proven to be a ...
    • Identification of Aspergillus fumigatus UDP-Galactopyranose Mutase Inhibitors 

      del Campo, Julia S. Martin; Eckshtain-Levi, Meital; Vogelaar, Nancy J.; Sobrado, Pablo (Nature, 2017-09-07)
      Aspergillus fumigatus is an opportunistic human pathogen responsible for deadly, invasive infections in immunocompromised patients. The A. fumigatus cell wall is a complex network of polysaccharides among them galactofuran, ...
    • Identification of Early Zygotic Genes in the Yellow Fever Mosquito Aedes aegypti and Discovery of a Motif Involved in Early Zygotic Genome Activation 

      Biedler, James K.; Hu, Wanqi; Tae, Hongseok; Tu, Zhijian (PLOS, 2012-03-23)
      During early embryogenesis the zygotic genome is transcriptionally silent and all mRNAs present are of maternal origin. The maternal-zygotic transition marks the time over which embryogenesis changes its dependence from ...
    • Identification of MOS9 as an interaction partner for chalcone synthase in the nucleus 

      Watkinson, Jonathan I.; Bowerman, Peter A.; Crosby, Kevin C.; Hildreth, Sherry B.; Helm, Richard F.; Winkel, Brenda S. J. (PeerJ, 2018-09-19)
      Plant flavonoid metabolism has served as a platform for understanding a range of fundamental biological phenomena, including providing some of the early insights into the subcellular organization of metabolism. Evidence ...
    • Identification of the Final Two Genes Functioning in Methanofuran Biosynthesis in Methanocaldococcus jannaschii 

      Wang, Yu; Xu, Huimin; Jones, Michael K.; White, Robert H. (American Society for Microbiology, 2015-06-22)
      All methanofuran structural variants contain a basic core structure of 4-[N-(gamma -L-glutamyl)-p-(beta-aminoethyl) phenoxymethyl]( aminomethyl) furan (APMF-Glu) but have different side chains depending on the source ...
    • Improved reference genome of Aedes aegypti informs arbovirus vector control 

      Matthews, Benjamin J.; Dudchenko, Olga; Kingan, Sarah B.; Koren, Sergey; Antoshechkin, Igor; Crawford, Jacob E.; Glassford, William J.; Herre, Margaret; Redmond, Seth N.; Rose, Noah H.; Weedall, Gareth D.; Wu, Yang; Batra, Sanjit S.; Brito-Sierra, Carlos A.; Buckingham, Steven D.; Campbell, Corey L.; Chan, Saki; Cox, Eric; Evans, Benjamin R.; Fansiri, Thanyalak; Filipovic, Igor; Fontaine, Albin; Gloria-Soria, Andrea; Hall, Richard; Joardar, Vinita S.; Jones, Andrew K.; Kay, Raissa G. G.; Kodali, Vamsi K.; Lee, Joyce; Lycett, Gareth J.; Mitchell, Sara N.; Muehling, Jill; Murphy, Michael R.; Omer, Arina D.; Partridge, Frederick A.; Peluso, Paul; Aiden, Aviva Presser; Ramasamy, Vidya; Rasic, Gordana; Roy, Sourav; Saavedra-Rodriguez, Karla; Sharan, Shruti; Sharma, Atashi; Smith, Melissa Laird; Turner, Joe; Weakley, Allison M.; Zhao, Zhilei; Akbari, Omar S.; Black, William C.; Cao, Han; Darby, Alistair C.; Hill, Catherine A.; Johnston, J. Spencer; Murphy, Terence D.; Raikhel, Alexander S.; Sattelle, David B.; Sharakhov, Igor V.; White, Bradley J.; Zhao, Li; Aiden, Erez Lieberman; Mann, Richard S.; Lambrechts, Louis; Powell, Jeffrey R.; Sharakhova, Maria V.; Tu, Zhijian; Robertson, Hugh M.; McBride, Carolyn S.; Hastic, Alex R.; Korlach, Jonas; Neafsey, Daniel E.; Phillippy, Adam M.; Vosshall, Leslie B. (2018-11-22)
      Female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infect more than 400 million people each year with dangerous viral pathogens including dengue, yellow fever, Zika and chikungunya. Progress in understanding the biology of mosquitoes and ...