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UFGI publication round-up week 02/13/2017

Conditional knockout of activin like kinase-1 (ALK-1) leads to heart failure without maladaptive remodeling. Author information: Morine KJ1, Qiao X1, Paruchuri V1, Aronovitz MJ1, Mackey EE1, Buiten L1, Levine J1, Ughreja K1, Nepali P1, Blanton RM1, Karas RH1, Oh SP2, Kapur NK3....
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UFGI publication round-up week 02/06/2017

Diversification of Rosaceae since the Late Cretaceous based on plastid phylogenomics. Author information: Zhang SD1, Jin JJ1,2, Chen SY1, Chase MW3,4, Soltis DE5,6,7, Li HT1, Yang JB1, Li DZ1, Yi TS1. 1Germplasm Bank of Wild Species, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy...
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UFGI publication round-up week 01/30/2017

Association among gestation length and health, production, and reproduction in Holstein cows and implications for their offspring. Author information: Vieira-Neto A1, Galvão KN2, Thatcher WW1, Santos JE3. 1Department of Animal Sciences, Gainesville 32611; D. H. Barron...
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2016 A Year in Review

It has been another year of growth at the University of Florida Genetics Institute (UFGI). During 2016, we welcomed additional faculty members, bringing the total to 245. UFGI members represent seven colleges and 51 academic departments. Over the year, they brought in $133M in...
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UFGI publication round-up week 01/23/2017

Luminescent iridium(iii) complexes as COX-2-specific imaging agents in cancer cells. Author information: Liu C1, Yang C2, Lu L3, Wang W1, Tan W4, Leung CH2, Ma DL1. 1Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China. edmondma@hkbu.edu.hk....
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UFGI publications round-up week 01/16/2017

Biological responses to phenylurea herbicides in fish and amphibians: New directions for characterizing mechanisms of toxicity. Author information: Marlatt VL1, Martyniuk CJ2. 1Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British...
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UFGI publications round-up week 01/09/2017

A method for obtaining simian immunodeficiency virus RNA sequences from laser capture microdissected and immune captured CD68+ and CD163+ macrophages from frozen tissue sections of bone marrow and brain. Author information: Mallard J1, Papazian E1, Soulas C2, Nolan DJ3, Salemi...
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2015 Year in Review

It has been another year of growth at the University of Florida Genetics Institute (UFGI). During 2015, we welcomed another five faculty members, bringing the total to 242. UFGI members represent seven colleges and 49 academic departments. Over the year, they brought in $89M in...
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UF News– Study shows discrimination interacts with genetics and affects health

It’s no secret that discrimination is stressful for those who experience it, but turns out the issue is more than skin deep—these stressors can interact with our genetics to negatively impact our health, a new University of Florida study shows. Study researchers developed a novel...
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