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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 11/07/2016

Identification of Two Heritable Cross-Disorder Endophenotypes for Tourette Syndrome. Author information: Darrow SM1, Hirschtritt ME1, Davis LK1, Illmann C1, Osiecki L1, Grados M1, Sandor P1, Dion Y1, King R1, Pauls D1, Budman CL1, Cath DC1, Greenberg E1, Lyon GJ1, Yu D1, McGrath...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 10/31/2016

Analysis of self-antigen specificity of islet-infiltrating T cells from human donors with type 1 diabetes. Author information: Babon JA1, DeNicola ME1, Blodgett DM1, Crèvecoeur I2, Buttrick TS3, Maehr R4, Bottino R5,6, Naji A7, Kaddis J8, Elyaman W3, James EA9, Haliyur R10,...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 10/26/2016

The Skp1 Homologs SKR-1/2 Are Required for the Caenorhabditis elegans SKN-1 Antioxidant/Detoxification Response Independently of p38 MAPK. Author information: Wu CW1, Deonarine A2, Przybysz A3, Strange K4, Choe KP1. 1Department of Biology and Genetics Institute, University of...
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Biology researcher discovers new role for jasmonic acid in plants

  A research team led by University of Florida Genetics Institute member Sixue Chen, PhD, recently discovered a new role for jasmonic acid in plants. Scientists have long been aware of the existence of jasmonic acid, and its role associated with defense from predators....
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 9/5/2016

Race-Specific Pharmacodynamic Model of Propofol-Induced Loss of Consciousness. Author information: Lampotang S1,2,3,4, Lizdas DE1,2,3, Derendorf H5, Gravenstein N1,2, Lok B6, Quarles JP7. 1Center for Safety, Simulation, and Advanced Learning Technologies, University of Florida,...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 8/29/2016

Developmental and Evolutionary Origins of the Amniote Phallus. Author information: Gredler ML1. (Post-graduate researcher in the Cohn Lab) 1Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, UF Genetics Institute, University of Florida, PO Box 103610, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 8/22/1026

Aldosterone alters the chromatin structure of the murine endothelin-1 gene. Author information: Welch AK1, Jeanette Lynch I2, Gumz ML3, Cain BD4, Wingo CS5. 1North Florida/South Georgia VA Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States; Department of Physiology, University...
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UFGI Publications Round-Up Week 8/15/2016

Jasmonate-mediated stomatal closure under elevated CO2 revealed by time-resolved metabolomics. Author information: Geng S1,2, Misra BB2, de Armas E3, Huhman DV4, Alborn HT5, Sumner LW4, Chen S1,2,6. 1Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Florida,...
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Social media boosts Klee tomato research program

Researcher Harry Klee has spent the last dozen years working to breed taste back into tomatoes. He thinks grocery store tomatoes taste like “wet cardboard.” Modern breeding strategies haven’t prioritized flavor. It doesn’t much matter what produce tastes like, if it’s a bruised,...
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Soltises receive 2016 Darwin-Wallace Medal

Two University of Florida Genetics Institute faculty members are this year’s recipients of Darwin-Wallace Medal from the Linnean Society of London, considered one of the top international awards given to researchers studying evolutionary biology. Pam Soltis, distinguished...
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