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The Transcriptional Landscape of the Mammalian Genome
Detailed polling of transcription start and termination sites and analysis of previously unidentified full-length complementary DNAs derived from the mouse genome provide a comprehensive platform for the comparative analysis of mammalian transcriptional regulation in differentiation and development. Expand
The dynamic genome of Hydra
Comparisons of the Hydra genome to the genomes of other animals shed light on the evolution of epithelia, contractile tissues, developmentally regulated transcription factors, the Spemann–Mangold organizer, pluripotency genes and the neuromuscular junction. Expand
The Rice Annotation Project Database (RAP-DB): hub for Oryza sativa ssp. japonica genome information
The Rice Annotation Project Database (RAP-DB) is presented, which has been developed to provide access to the annotation data and serves as a hub for rice genomics. Expand
Cloning of human, mouse and fission yeast recombination genes homologous to RAD51 and recA
The rad51 homologues fail to complement the DNA repair defect of rad51 mutants of S. cerevisiae, and the 339 amino acid proteins predicted for the two mammalian genes are almost identical and are highly homologous (83%) with the yeast proteins. Expand
Large-scale search for genes on which positive selection may operate.
It is found that 17 gene groups can be the candidates for the genes on which positive selection may operate, but these genes are found to occupy only about 0.5% of the vast number of gene groups so far available. Expand
Prediction of the prototype of the human Toll-like receptor gene family from the pufferfish, Fugu rubripes, genome
It is demonstrated that the prototype of the mammalian-type (M-type) Toll family is shared by the fish and humans, and the results infer that the appearance of the M-type innate system was completed before or concomitant with the appeared of acquired immunity. Expand
A web‐based interactive developmental table for the ascidian Ciona intestinalis, including 3D real‐image embryo reconstructions: I. From fertilized egg to hatching larva
This study made the standard web‐based image resource called FABA: Four‐dimensional Ascidian Body Atlas including ascidian's three‐dimensional (3D) and cross‐sectional images through the developmental time course, which will be helpful in standardizing developmental stages for morphology comparison as well as for providing the guideline for several functional studies of a body plan in chordate. Expand
Pax 6: mastering eye morphogenesis and eye evolution.
Pax 6 genes from various animal phyla are capable of inducing ectopic eye development, indicating that Pax 6 is a master control gene for eye morphogenesis. It is proposed that the various eye-typesExpand
The First Symbiont-Free Genome Sequence of Marine Red Alga, Susabi-nori (Pyropia yezoensis)
The draft genome sequence of susabi-nori (Pyropia yezoensis) is determined using next-generation sequencing platforms and a second homolog of phycobilisome-degradation gene, which is usually chloroplast-encoded, is found, possibly providing a novel target for color fading of Susanabi- nori in aquaculture. Expand
FGFR-related gene nou-darake restricts brain tissues to the head region of planarians
The identification and characterization of nou-darake (ndk), a gene encoding a fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR)-like molecule specifically expressed in the head region of the planarian Dugesia japonica, and the data suggest that ndk may modulate FGF signalling in stem cells to restrict brain tissues to theHead region of planarians. Expand