UFGI Publication round-up week 9/7


Is Sexual Conflict a Driver of Speciation? A Case Study With a Tribe of Brush-footed Butterflies. 

Carvalho APS, St Laurent RA, Toussaint EFA, Storer C, Dexter KM, Aduse-Poku K, Kawahara AY.

Syst Biol. 2020 Sep 3:syaa070. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syaa070. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32882028


UTteR control through miRs: fine-tuning ATXN1 levels to prevent ataxia. 

Xie M, Swanson MS.

Genes Dev. 2020 Sep 1;34(17-18):1107-1109. doi: 10.1101/gad.343020.120.

PMID: 32873576



Jasmonate induced alternative splicing responses in Arabidopsis

Feng G, Yoo MJ, Davenport R, Boatwright JL, Koh J, Chen S, Barbazuk WB.

Plant Direct. 2020 Aug 26;4(8):e00245. doi: 10.1002/pld3.245. eCollection 2020 Aug.

PMID: 32875268



Recent accelerated diversification in rosids occurred outside the tropics. 

Sun M, Folk RA, Gitzendanner MA, Soltis PS, Chen Z, Soltis DE, Guralnick RP.

Nat Commun. 2020 Jul 3;11(1):3333. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-17116-5.

PMID: 32620894


Evaluation of the rewarding effects of mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine in an intracranial self-stimulation procedure in male and female rats. 

Behnood-Rod A, Chellian R, Wilson R, Hiranita T, Sharma A, Leon F, McCurdy CR, McMahon LR, Bruijnzeel AW.

Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Aug 18;215:108235. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108235. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32889450


Babesia bovis Rad51 ortholog influences switching of ves genes but is not essential for segmental gene conversion in antigenic variation. 

Mack EA, Tagliamonte MS, Xiao YP, Quesada S, Allred DR.

PLoS Pathog. 2020 Aug 31;16(8):e1008772. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008772. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32866214


Interplay between cell-adhesion molecules governs synaptic wiring of cone photoreceptors. 

Cao Y, Wang Y, Dunn HA, Orlandi C, Shultz N, Kamasawa N, Fitzpatrick D, Li W, Zeitz C, Hauswirth W, Martemyanov KA.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Sep 2:202009940. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2009940117. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32879010


Osteocyte RANKL is required for cortical bone loss with age and is induced by senescence. 

Kim HN, Xiong J, MacLeod RS, Iyer S, Fujiwara Y, Cawley KM, Han L, He Y, Thostenson JD, Ferreira E, Jilka RL, Zhou D, Almeida M, O’Brien CA.

JCI Insight. 2020 Sep 1:138815. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.138815. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32870816


Txn2 haplodeficiency does not affect cochlear antioxidant defenses or accelerate the progression of cochlear cell loss or hearing loss across the lifespan. 

Kim MJ, Han C, White K, Park HJ, Ding D, Boyd K, Rothenberger C, Bose U, Carmichael P, Linser PJ, Tanokura M, Salvi R, Someya S.

Exp Gerontol. 2020 Aug 28:111078. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2020.111078. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 32866605