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  1. The Rab family is part of the Ras superfamily of small GTPases. There are at least 60 Rab genes in the human genome, and a number of Rab GTPases are conserved from yeast to humans. The different Rab GTPases ar...

    Authors: Harald Stenmark and Vesa M Olkkonen

    Citation: Genome Biology 2001 2:reviews3007.1

    Content type: Protein family review

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  2. A few dozen genes are known on the human Y chromosome. The completion of the human genome sequence will allow identification of the remaining loci, which should shed further light on the function and evolution...

    Authors: Doris Bachtrog and Brian Charlesworth

    Citation: Genome Biology 2001 2:reviews1016.1

    Content type: Minireview

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  3. Homeotic genes are key developmental regulators that are highly conserved throughout evolution. Their encoded homeoproteins function as transcription factors to control a wide range of developmental processes....

    Authors: Ronny Leemans, Thomas Loop, Boris Egger, Haiqiong He, Lars Kammermeier, Beate Hartmann, Ullrich Certa, Heinrich Reichert and Frank Hirth

    Citation: Genome Biology 2001 2:research0015.1

    Content type: Research

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  4. Infection with the bacterium Wolbachia is sufficient to establish a reproductive barrier between two otherwise compatible species of wasp, making Wolbachia a potential driving force in evolution.

    Authors: Rachel Allen

    Citation: Genome Biology 2001 2:reports0011

    Content type: Paper report

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  5. Short RNAs of 21 or 22 nucleotides have been shown to mediate RNA interference.

    Authors: Edupalli V Subbaiah

    Citation: Genome Biology 2001 2:reports0009

    Content type: Paper report

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  6. The completion of the Arabidopsis thaliana (mustard weed) genome sequence constitutes a major breakthrough in plant biology. It will revolutionize how we answer questions about the biology and evolution of plants...

    Authors: Athanasios Theologis

    Citation: Genome Biology 2001 2:comment2004.1

    Content type: Opinion

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  7. A unique arrangement of domains makes up the common region of two otherwise very different proteins - long, elegant dystrophin, and its rather dumpy distant cousin, dystrobrevin. The two work in concert, formi...

    Authors: Roland G Roberts

    Citation: Genome Biology 2001 2:reviews3006.1

    Content type: Protein family review

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  8. The modification of chromatin structure is important for a number of nuclear functions, exemplified by the regulation of transcription. This review discusses recent studies of covalent histone modifications an...

    Authors: Patrick A Grant

    Citation: Genome Biology 2001 2:reviews0003.1

    Content type: Review

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  9. A report on the 'Integration of Signaling Pathways in Development' Keystone Symposium, Keystone, Colorado, USA, 27 January to 1 February 2001.

    Authors: David Chambers

    Citation: Genome Biology 2001 2:reports4010.1

    Content type: Meeting report

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