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Whole-genome analyses resolve early branches in the tree of life of modern birds
To better determine the history of modern birds, we performed a genome-scale phylogenetic analysis of 48 species representing all orders of Neoaves using phylogenomic methods created to handleExpand
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Comparative genomics reveals insights into avian genome evolution and adaptation
Birds are the most species-rich class of tetrapod vertebrates and have wide relevance across many research fields. We explored bird macroevolution using full genomes from 48 avian speciesExpand
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Genome sequencing and comparison of two nonhuman primate animal models, the cynomolgus and Chinese rhesus macaques
The nonhuman primates most commonly used in medical research are from the genus Macaca. To better understand the genetic differences between these animal models, we present high-quality draft genomeExpand
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Molecular traces of alternative social organization in a termite genome.
Although eusociality evolved independently within several orders of insects, research into the molecular underpinnings of the transition towards social complexity has been confined primarily toExpand
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The genome of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior suggests key adaptations to advanced social life and fungus farming.
We present a high-quality (>100× depth) Illumina genome sequence of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior, a model species for symbiosis and reproductive conflict studies. We compare this genomeExpand
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Comparative genomic data of the Avian Phylogenomics Project
BackgroundThe evolutionary relationships of modern birds are among the most challenging to understand in systematic biology and have been debated for centuries. To address this challenge, weExpand
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Genomic Diversity and Evolution of the Head Crest in the Rock Pigeon
Coo Coo Charles Darwin was fascinated by the domestic rock pigeon and used this dramatic example of diversity within a species to communicate his ideas about natural selection. Many derived traits inExpand
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Temporal Dynamics of Avian Populations during Pleistocene Revealed by Whole-Genome Sequences
Summary Global climate fluctuations have significantly influenced the distribution and abundance of biodiversity [1]. During unfavorable glacial periods, many species experienced range contractionExpand
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Systemic pan-AMPK activator MK-8722 improves glucose homeostasis but induces cardiac hypertrophy
Hitting a dozen enzymes with one drug The adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) controls cellular energy status. AMPK is activated when energy levels fall. This stimulates adenosineExpand
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Differential regulation and properties of angiopoietin-like proteins 3 and 4 Published, JLR Papers in Press, May 1, 2005. DOI 10.1194/jlr.M500005-JLR200
Angiopoietin-like protein 3 and 4 (Angptl3 and Angptl4) are two members of the angiopoietin-like family of proteins. These two closely related proteins have been reported to similarly affect lipidExpand
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