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Articles selected by Faculty of 1000: similar embryos from divergent genomes; gene expression variation in twins; the E. coli stress response network; adaptive immune system evolution; alloployploid tobacco evolution

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Genome Biology20056:322

DOI: 10.1186/gb-2005-6-5-322

Published: 8 April 2005

Summary

A selection of evaluations from Faculty of 1000 covering similar embryos from divergent genomes; gene expression variation in twins; the E. coli stress response network; adaptive immune system evolution; alloployploid tobacco evolution.

Similar embryos from divergent genomes

Making very similar embryos with divergent genomes: conservation of regulatory mechanisms of Otx between the ascidians Halocynthia roretzi and Ciona intestinalis . Oda-Ishii I, Bertrand V, Matsuo I, Lemaire P, Saiga H. Development 2005, 132:1663-1674.

For the Faculty of 1000 evaluation of this article please see: http://genomebiology.com/reports/F1000/gb-2005-6-5-322.asp#Oda-Ishii

Gene expression variation in twins

Assessing natural variations in gene expression in humans by comparing with monozygotic twins using microarrays. Sharma A, Sharma VK, Horn-Saban S, Lancet D, Ramachandran S, Brahmachari SK. Physiol Genomics 2005, 21:117-123.

For the Faculty of 1000 evaluation of this article please see: http://genomebiology.com/reports/F1000/gb-2005-6-5-322.asp#Sharma

The E. coli stress response network

Genome-wide analysis of the general stress response network in Escherichia coli : sigmaS-dependent genes, promoters, and sigma factor selectivity. Weber H, Polen T, Heuveling J, Wendisch VF, Hengge R. J Bacteriol 2005, 187:1591-1603.

For the Faculty of 1000 evaluation of this article please see: http://genomebiology.com/reports/F1000/gb-2005-6-5-322.asp#Weber

Adaptive immune system evolution

Genes "waiting" for recruitment by the adaptive immune system: the insights from Amphioxus . Yu C, Dong M, Wu X, Li S, Huang S, Su J, Wei J, Shen Y, Mou C, Xie X, Lin J, Yuan S, Yu X, Yu Y, Du J, Zhang S, Peng X, Xiang M, Xu A. J Immunol 2005, 174:3493-3500.

For the Faculty of 1000 evaluation of this article please see: http://genomebiology.com/reports/F1000/gb-2005-6-5-322.asp#Yu

Alloployploid tobacco evolution

Preferential elimination of repeated DNA sequences from the paternal, Nicotiana tomentosiformis genome donor of a synthetic, allotetraploid tobacco. Skalick√° K, Lim KY, Matyasek R, Matzke M, Leitch AR, Kovarik A. New Phytol 2005, 166:291-303.

For the Faculty of 1000 evaluation of this article please see: http://genomebiology.com/reports/F1000/gb-2005-6-5-322.asp#Skalicka

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