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Cell adhesion Sticking three cells together - Nature.com


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Luschnig and colleagues have identified a new component of Drosophila melanogaster tricellular junctions (TCJs), Anakonda (Aka), which is specifically required for TCJ assembly. TCJs connect epithelial cells where the corners of three adjacent cells ...

The ghost in the machine - Nature.com


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The human genome bears traces of past retroviral infections in the form of endogenous retroviruses (ERVs) whose long terminal repeats (LTRs) contain cis-regulatory elements that affect gene activity. The evolutionarily most recent member of the human ...

€5000 award for farmer with best biodiversity plan - FarmersWeekly


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There are just days left to enter a competition to win €5,000 (£3,543) by showcasing a farmland project that boosts bees and other biodiversity. The 2015 European Bee Award aims to reward farmers, landowners, land managers or rural entrepreneurs who ...

Drosophila Heterochromatin Genome Project

San Francisco - United States

Provides the most recent release from this project.

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Berkeley Drosophila Genome Project
United States

Sequence of the euchromatic genome of drosophila melanogaster and to generate and maintain biological annotations of this sequence. Includes databases, tools, and publications.

Berkeley Drosophila Genome Project
United States

Consortium to determine the complete DNA sequence of the euchromatic genome of the fruitfly, and to develop experimental and computational tools to probe its biological significance.

Berkeley Drosophila Genome Project
United States

Provides the latest release of the genomic sequence to download.

Salamander Genome Project
United States

Development of expressed sequence tags (ESTS) and a comprehensive genome map. Includes project overview, linkage maps, and conserved syntenies .

Cat Genome Project
United States

Features genetic markers and maps, animal model, and publications. maintained by the Laboratory of Genomic Diversity at the National Cancer Institute.

Horse Genome Project
United States

International cooperative effort to define the DNA sequence of the domestic horse.

Human Genome Project
United States

Information about the Project, its progress, history, and goals; issues associated with genome research; frequently asked questions, the science behind the project; and Project sponsors.

United States

Chromosome 11 genomic database. Includes information about anchoring BACs from RPCI-23 library to the genetic markers, physical map, and end sequences of the BACs. Baylor College of Medicine .

The Floral Genome Project
United States

Ambitious effort to map floral genetics with attention to "missing link" taxa, hosted at Penn State University and funded by the National Science Foundation.

Genome Sequencing Project
United States

A tardigrade genome sequencing project, launched in 2007.