Table of Contents: August 2005


Fish grazing on phytoplankton in the Red Sea.

Image Credit: Photograph by Boaz Harel
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Bacterial DNA was collected from a pumping site only a few meters from the location of this underwater shot in the Red Sea. Fragments of this DNA were used to construct one of the bacterial artificial chromosome libraries described in Sabehi et al.


Measures of Impact

Hemai Parthasarathy


Prices for Ingenuity

Bill O'Neill


Community Page

Research Articles

The Impact of the Species–Area Relationship on Estimates of Paleodiversity

Anthony D Barnosky, Marc A Carrasco, Edward B Davis

Traces of Archaic Mitochondrial Lineages Persist in Austronesian-Speaking Formosan Populations

Jean A Trejaut, Toomas Kivisild, Jun Hun Loo, Chien Liang Lee, Chun Lin He, Chia Jung Hsu, Zheng Yuan Li, Marie Lin

Evolution, Systematics, and Phylogeography of Pleistocene Horses in the New World: A Molecular Perspective

Jaco Weinstock, Eske Willerslev, Andrei Sher, Wenfei Tong, Simon Y.W Ho, Dan Rubenstein, John Storer, James Burns, Larry Martin, Claudio Bravi, Alfredo Prieto, Duane Froese, Eric Scott, Lai Xulong, Alan Cooper

Multiple Locus Linkage Analysis of Genomewide Expression in Yeast

John D Storey, Joshua M Akey, Leonid Kruglyak

The Genome Sequence of Rickettsia felis Identifies the First Putative Conjugative Plasmid in an Obligate Intracellular Parasite

Hiroyuki Ogata, Patricia Renesto, Stéphane Audic, Catherine Robert, Guillaume Blanc, Pierre-Edouard Fournier, Hugues Parinello, Jean-Michel Claverie, Didier Raoult

Prevalence-Dependent Costs of Parasite Virulence

Stephanie Bedhomme, Philip Agnew, Yuri Vital, Christine Sidobre, Yannis Michalakis

New Insights into Metabolic Properties of Marine Bacteria Encoding Proteorhodopsins

Gazalah Sabehi, Alexander Loy, Kwang-Hwan Jung, Ranga Partha, John L Spudich, Tal Isaacson, Joseph Hirschberg, Michael Wagner, Oded Béjà

A Conserved Mechanism for Sulfonucleotide Reduction

Kate S Carroll, Hong Gao, Huiyi Chen, C. David Stout, Julie A Leary, Carolyn R Bertozzi

Structure of a Pheromone Receptor-Associated MHC Molecule with an Open and Empty Groove

Rich Olson, Kathryn E Huey-Tubman, Catherine Dulac, Pamela J Bjorkman

Functional Analysis of Human Hematopoietic Stem Cell Gene Expression Using Zebrafish

Craig E Eckfeldt, Eric M Mendenhall, Catherine M Flynn, Tzu-Fei Wang, Michael A Pickart, Suzanne M Grindle, Stephen C Ekker, Catherine M Verfaillie

The Ews-ERG Fusion Protein Can Initiate Neoplasia from Lineage-Committed Haematopoietic Cells

Rosalind Codrington, Richard Pannell, Alan Forster, Lesley F Drynan, Angelika Daser, Nati Lobato, Markus Metzler, Terence H Rabbitts

De Novo Formation of Left–Right Asymmetry by Posterior Tilt of Nodal Cilia

Shigenori Nonaka, Satoko Yoshiba, Daisuke Watanabe, Shingo Ikeuchi, Tomonobu Goto, Wallace F Marshall, Hiroshi Hamada

Diverse Modes of Axon Elaboration in the Developing Neocortex

Carlos Portera-Cailliau, Robby M Weimer, Vincenzo De Paola, Pico Caroni, Karel Svoboda

Dopamine-Independent Locomotor Actions of Amphetamines in a Novel Acute Mouse Model of Parkinson Disease

Tatyana D Sotnikova, Jean-Martin Beaulieu, Larry S Barak, William C Wetsel, Marc G Caron, Raul R Gainetdinov

Primary Visual Cortex Activity along the Apparent-Motion Trace Reflects Illusory Perception

Lars Muckli, Axel Kohler, Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, Wolf Singer

Correspondence and Other Communications

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Mark Stoneking, Brigitte Pakendorf, Hiroki Oota