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Table of Contents: November 2007

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Filopodia filled with bundled actin filaments.

Image Credit: Image by Lubov Czech, Tatyana Svitkina, and Changsong Yang using Adobe Photoshop software
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Filopodia and lamellipodia are actin-rich protrusions important for cell motility. This electron micrograph shows exaggerated filopodia with club-like shape induced by formin mDia2 in cultured cells. These filopodia are filled with bundled actin filaments which were born in and converged from the lamellipodial network (see Yang et al., page e317).

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Genetic Elucidation of Human Hyperosmia to Isovaleric Acid

Idan Menashe, Tatjana Abaffy, Yehudit Hasin, Sivan Goshen, Vered Yahalom, Charles W Luetje, Doron Lancet

Fabp7 Maps to a Quantitative Trait Locus for a Schizophrenia Endophenotype

Akiko Watanabe, Tomoko Toyota, Yuji Owada, Takeshi Hayashi, Yoshimi Iwayama, Miho Matsumata, Yuichi Ishitsuka, Akihiro Nakaya, Motoko Maekawa, Tetsuo Ohnishi, Ryoichi Arai, Katsuyasu Sakurai, Kazuo Yamada, Hisatake Kondo, Kenji Hashimoto, Noriko Osumi, Takeo Yoshikawa

Mutation of RNA Pol III Subunit rpc2/polr3b Leads to Deficiency of Subunit Rpc11 and Disrupts Zebrafish Digestive Development

Nelson S Yee, Weilong Gong, Ying Huang, Kristin Lorent, Amy C Dolan, Richard J Maraia, Michael Pack

Systematic In Vivo Analysis of the Intrinsic Determinants of Amyloid β Pathogenicity

Leila M Luheshi, Gian Gaetano Tartaglia, Ann-Christin Brorsson, Amol P Pawar, Ian E Watson, Fabrizio Chiti, Michele Vendruscolo, David A Lomas, Christopher M Dobson, Damian C Crowther

Complex Regulation of cyp26a1 Creates a Robust Retinoic Acid Gradient in the Zebrafish Embryo

Richard J White, Qing Nie, Arthur D Lander, Thomas F Schilling

Population Genomics: Whole-Genome Analysis of Polymorphism and Divergence in Drosophila simulans

David J Begun, Alisha K Holloway, Kristian Stevens, LaDeana W Hillier, Yu-Ping Poh, Matthew W Hahn, Phillip M Nista, Corbin D Jones, Andrew D Kern, Colin N Dewey, Lior Pachter, Eugene Myers, Charles H Langley

A sex-ratio Meiotic Drive System in Drosophila simulans. I: An Autosomal Suppressor

Yun Tao, John P Masly, Luciana Araripe, Yeyan Ke, Daniel L Hartl

A sex-ratio Meiotic Drive System in Drosophila simulans. II: An X-linked Distorter

Yun Tao, Luciana Araripe, Sarah B Kingan, Yeyan Ke, Hailian Xiao, Daniel L Hartl

Synthesis-Dependent Strand Annealing in Meiosis

Melissa S McMahill, Caroline W Sham, Douglas K Bishop

Coordinate Gene Regulation during Hematopoiesis Is Related to Genomic Organization

Steven T Kosak, David Scalzo, Sam V Alworth, Fusheng Li, Stephanie Palmer, Tariq Enver, James S. J Lee, Mark Groudine

Self-Organization in High-Density Bacterial Colonies: Efficient Crowd Control

HoJung Cho, Henrik Jönsson, Kyle Campbell, Pontus Melke, Joshua W Williams, Bruno Jedynak, Ann M Stevens, Alex Groisman, Andre Levchenko

Novel Roles of Formin mDia2 in Lamellipodia and Filopodia Formation in Motile Cells

Changsong Yang, Lubov Czech, Silke Gerboth, Shin-ichiro Kojima, Giorgio Scita, Tatyana Svitkina

Resolving the Fast Kinetics of Cooperative Binding: Ca2+ Buffering by Calretinin

Guido C Faas, Beat Schwaller, Julio L Vergara, Istvan Mody

Draft Crystal Structure of the Vault Shell at 9-Å Resolution

Daniel H Anderson, Valerie A Kickhoefer, Stuart A Sievers, Leonard H Rome, David Eisenberg

Omnidirectional Sensory and Motor Volumes in Electric Fish

James B Snyder, Mark E Nelson, Joel W Burdick, Malcolm A MacIver

Neuronal Activity in Rat Barrel Cortex Underlying Texture Discrimination

Moritz von Heimendahl, Pavel M Itskov, Ehsan Arabzadeh, Mathew E Diamond

Sleep-Related Hippocampo-Cortical Interplay during Emotional Memory Recollection

Virginie Sterpenich, Geneviève Albouy, Mélanie Boly, Gilles Vandewalle, Annabelle Darsaud, Evelyne Balteau, Thien Thanh Dang-Vu, Martin Desseilles, Arnaud D'Argembeau, Steffen Gais, Géraldine Rauchs, Manuel Schabus, Christian Degueldre, André Luxen, Fabienne Collette, Pierre Maquet

An Information Theoretic Characterisation of Auditory Encoding

Tobias Overath, Rhodri Cusack, Sukhbinder Kumar, Katharina von Kriegstein, Jason D Warren, Manon Grube, Robert P Carlyon, Timothy D Griffiths

Disruption of State Estimation in the Human Lateral Cerebellum

R. Chris Miall, Lars O. D Christensen, Owen Cain, James Stanley

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