March 2013

Molecular Biology and Genetics
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1. Benachenhou F, Sperber GO, Bongcam-Rudloff E, Andersson G, Boeke JD, Blomberg J. Conserved structure and inferred evolutionary history of long terminal repeats (LTRs).Mob DNA. 2013 Feb 1;4(1):5.
Key words: LTRs, U3-R-U5 portions
PMID: 23369192

2. Huang CR, Burns KH, Boeke JD. Active transposition in genomes. Annu Rev Genet. 2012;46:651-75. doi: 10.1146/annurev-genet-110711-155616.
Key words: transposons, somatic mutation, retrotransposon, polymorphism, genome dynamics

3. Huang Q, Purzycka KJ, Lusvarghi S, Li D, Legrice SF, Boeke JD. Retrotransposon Ty1 RNA contains a 5'-terminal long-range pseudoknot required for efficient reverse transcription. RNA. 2013 Mar;19(3):320-32.
Key words: Ty1 retrotransposon, RNA structure; retrotransposon; reverse transcription; pseudoknot; SHAPE
PMID: 23329695

4. Li X, Ewis H, Hice RH, Malani N, Parker N, Zhou L, Feschotte C, Bushman FD, Atkinson PW, Craig NL. A resurrected mammalian hAT transposable element and a closely related insect element are highly active in human cell culture. PNAS. 2013; 110(6):E478-87;
Key words: hAT element, target site selection, gene therapy, insertional mutagenesis

5. Lu, JY, Lin YY, Boeke JD, Zhu H. Using functional proteome microarrays to study protein lysine acetylation. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;981:151-65. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-305-3_12.
Key words: Acetylation, proteome microarrays
PMID: 23381860

6. Mitra R, Li X, Kapusta A, Mayhew D, Mitra RD, Feschotte C, Craig NL. Functional characterization of piggyBat from the bat Myotis lucifugus unveils an active mammalian DNA transposon. Proc. Nat'l Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2013; 110(1):234-239.
Key words: genome evolution, mobile genetic element

7. Woodard LE, Li X, Malani N, Kaja A, Hice RH, Atkinson PW, Bushman FD, Craig
NL, Wilson MH. Comparative analysis of the recently discovered hAT transposon
TcBuster in human cells. PLoS ONE. 2012; 7(11):e42666.
Key words: TcBuster; HEK-293; transposase, transposon

8. Wang JT, Seydoux G. Germ cell specification. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2013;757:17-39.
Key words: germ cell, germ plasm, RNA

9. Yu H, Ye X, Guo N, Nathans J. Frizzled 2 and frizzled 7 function redundantly in convergent extension and closure of the ventricular septum and palate: evidence for a network of interacting genes. Development. 2012 Dec;139(23):4383-94.
Key words: frizzled 2, frizzled 7, ventricular septum, ventricular palate
PMID: 23095888


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