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Articles selected by Faculty of 1000 Biology: from an RNA to a DNA world; sex chromosome evolution; vertebrate whole-genome duplication; U5 snRNA variants in Drosophila; human influenza A virus variation

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Genome Biology20056:356

DOI: 10.1186/gb-2005-6-11-356

Published: 24 October 2005

Summary

A selection of evaluations from Faculty of 1000 Biology covering the transition from an RNA to a DNA world; sex chromosome evolution; vertebrate whole-genome duplication; U5 snRNA variants in Drosophila; human influenza A virus variation.

From an RNA to a DNA world

The two ages of the RNA world, and the transition to the DNA world: a story of viruses and cells. Forterre P. Biochimie 2005, 87:793-803.

For the Faculty of 1000 Biology evaluation of this article please see: http://genomebiology.com/reports/F1000/gb-2005-6-11-356.asp#Forterre

Sex chromosome evolution

Sex chromosome evolution: molecular aspects of Y-chromosome degeneration in Drosophila . Bachtrog D. Genome Res 2005, September 16.

For the Faculty of 1000 Biology evaluation of this article please see: http://genomebiology.com/reports/F1000/gb-2005-6-11-356.asp#Bachtrog

Vertebrate whole-genome duplication

Two rounds of whole genome duplication in the ancestral vertebrate. Dehal P, Boore JL. PLoS Biol 2005 3:e314.

For the Faculty of 1000 Biology evaluation of this article please see: http://genomebiology.com/reports/F1000/gb-2005-6-11-356.asp#Dehal

U5 snRNA variants in Drosophila

Identification and analysis of U5 snRNA variants in Drosophila . Chen L, Lullo DJ, Ma E, Celniker SE, Rio DC, Doudna JA. RNA 2005, 11:1473-1477.

For the Faculty of 1000 Biology evaluation of this article please see: http://genomebiology.com/reports/F1000/gb-2005-6-11-356.asp#Chen

Human influenza A virus variation

Whole-genome analysis of human influenza A virus reveals multiple persistent lineages and reassortment among recent H3N2 viruses. Holmes EC, Ghedin E, Miller N, Taylor J, Bao Y, St George K, Grenfell BT, Salzberg SL, Fraser CM, Lipman DJ, Taubenberger JK. PLoS Biol 2005, 3:e300.

For the Faculty of 1000 Biology evaluation of this article please see: http://genomebiology.com/reports/F1000/gb-2005-6-11-356.asp#Holmes

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