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The centriole and basal body (CBB) structure nucleates cilia and flagella, and is an essential component of the centrosome, underlying eukaryotic microtubule-based motility, cell division and polarity. In recent years, components of the CBB-assembly machinery have been identified, but little is known about their regulation and evolution. Given the diversity(More)
The analysis, design and maintenance of Web sites involves two significant challenges: managing the services and content available, and secondly, making the site dynamically adequate to user's needs. The Site-O-Matic project (SOM) aims to develop a comprehensive framework for automating several of the management activities of a Web site. Such framework must(More)
Neutrino oscillations involving eV-scale neutrino mass states are investigated in the context of global neutrino oscillation data including short and long-baseline accelerator , reactor, and radioactive source experiments, as well as atmospheric and solar neutrinos. We consider sterile neutrino mass schemes involving one or two mass-squared differences at(More)
Nuclear pore complexes (NPCs) span the nuclear envelope (NE) and mediate nucleocytoplasmic transport. In metazoan oocytes and early embryos, NPCs reside not only within the NE, but also at some endoplasmic reticulum (ER) membrane sheets, termed annulate lamellae (AL). Although a role for AL as NPC storage pools has been discussed, it remains controversial(More)
Cilia and flagella are involved in a variety of processes and human diseases, including ciliopathies and sterility. Their motility is often controlled by a central microtubule (MT) pair localized within the ciliary MT-based skeleton, the axoneme. We characterized the formation of the motility apparatus in detail in Drosophila spermatogenesis. We show that(More)
Caenorhabditis elegans features one of the simplest nervous systems in nature, yet its biological information processing still evades our complete understanding. The position of its 302 neurons and almost its entire connectome has been mapped. However, there is only sparse knowledge on how its nervous system codes for its rich behavioral repertoire. The(More)
A group of agents can be used to perform patrolling tasks in a variety of domains, especially in computer games. In a previous and pioneer work, we presented an initial discussion of multi-agent patrolling task issues. In this paper we deepen this study, including new architectures which use advanced heuristic techniques in order to achieve better(More)
Automated diagnosis of errors and/or failures detected during software testing can greatly improve the efficiency of the debugging process, and thus help to make applications more reliable. In this paper, we propose an approach, dubbed MZoltar, offering dynamic analysis (namely, spectrum-based fault localization) of mobile apps that produces a diagnostic(More)
Animal cells disassemble and reassemble their nuclear envelopes (NEs) upon each division. Nuclear envelope breakdown (NEBD) serves as a major regulatory mechanism by which mixing of cytoplasmic and nuclear compartments drives the complete reorganization of cellular architecture, committing the cell for division. Breakdown is initiated by(More)
In this paper we describe a platform that enables Web site automation and monitoring. The platform automatically gathers high quality site activity data, both from the server and client sides. Web adapters, such as rec-ommender systems, can be easily plugged into the platform , and take advantage of the up-to-date activity data. The platform also includes a(More)