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Table of Contents: October 2011

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All nuclei are marked in blue, while wingless- or patched-transcribing nuclei are shown in red. The green signal (dad-GFP) marks the nuclei that receive high levels of the morphogen Decapentaplegic (Dpp). Hamaratoglu et al. (e1001182) show that during growth the signaling activity of the Dpp morphogen scales with tissue size, and that this scaling requires the secreted feedback regulator Pentagone.

Synopses

Book Reviews/Science in the Media

Obituary

Community Pages

A Holistic Approach to Marine Eco-Systems Biology

Eric Karsenti, Silvia G. Acinas, Peer Bork, Chris Bowler, Colomban De Vargas, Jeroen Raes, Matthew Sullivan, Detlev Arendt, Francesca Benzoni, Jean-Michel Claverie, Mick Follows, Gaby Gorsky, Pascal Hingamp, Daniele Iudicone, Olivier Jaillon, Stefanie Kandels-Lewis, Uros Krzic, Fabrice Not, Hiroyuki Ogata, Stéphane Pesant, Emmanuel Georges Reynaud, Christian Sardet, Michael E. Sieracki, Sabrina Speich, Didier Velayoudon, Jean Weissenbach, Patrick Wincker , the Tara Oceans Consortium

Research Articles

Protection of Sinorhizobium against Host Cysteine-Rich Antimicrobial Peptides Is Critical for Symbiosis

Andreas F. Haag, Mikhail Baloban, Monica Sani, Bernhard Kerscher, Olivier Pierre, Attila Farkas, Renato Longhi, Eric Boncompagni, Didier Hérouart, Sergio Dall’Angelo, Eva Kondorosi, Matteo Zanda, Peter Mergaert, Gail P. Ferguson

Development and Evolution of the Muscles of the Pelvic Fin

Nicholas J. Cole, Thomas E. Hall, Emily K. Don, Silke Berger, Catherine A. Boisvert, Christine Neyt, Rolf Ericsson, Jean Joss, David B. Gurevich, Peter D. Currie

Accelerated Recruitment of New Brain Development Genes into the Human Genome

Yong E. Zhang, Patrick Landback, Maria D. Vibranovski, Manyuan Long

Dpp Signaling Activity Requires Pentagone to Scale with Tissue Size in the Growing Drosophila Wing Imaginal Disc

Fisun Hamaratoglu, Aitana Morton de Lachapelle, George Pyrowolakis, Sven Bergmann, Markus Affolter

Memory Phenotype CD4 T Cells Undergoing Rapid, Nonburst-Like, Cytokine-Driven Proliferation Can Be Distinguished from Antigen-Experienced Memory Cells

Souheil-Antoine Younes, George Punkosdy, Stephane Caucheteux, Tao Chen, Zvi Grossman, William E. Paul

Mouse PRDM9 DNA-Binding Specificity Determines Sites of Histone H3 Lysine 4 Trimethylation for Initiation of Meiotic Recombination

Corinne Grey, Pauline Barthès, Gaëlle Chauveau-Le Friec, Francina Langa, Frédéric Baudat, Bernard de Massy

The Fifth Adaptor Protein Complex

Jennifer Hirst, Lael D. Barlow, Gabriel Casey Francisco, Daniela A. Sahlender, Matthew N. J. Seaman, Joel B. Dacks, Margaret S. Robinson

Regulation of Nucleotide Excision Repair by UV-DDB: Prioritization of Damage Recognition to Internucleosomal DNA

Jia Fei, Nina Kaczmarek, Andreas Luch, Andreas Glas, Thomas Carell, Hanspeter Naegeli