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2018-08
miR‐21‐5p, miR‐141‐3p, and miR‐205‐5p levels in urine - promising biomarkers for the identification of prostate and bladder cancer - by Ghorbanmehr Gharbi Korsching et al.
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2018-08
"Bioinformatics v. 3" by Makalowski et al. has been published in eLS (Encyclopedia of Life Sciences).
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2018-08-09
"Life cycle adapted upstream open reading frames (uORFs) in Trypanosoma congolense: A post-transcriptional approach to accurate gene regulation" by Fervers et al has been published by PLoS ONE
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2018-07-23
"Mutational Intratumor Heterogeneity is a Complex and Early Event in the Development of Adult T-cell Leukemia/Lymphoma" by Farmanbar et al. has been published by Neoplasia
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2018-05-29
"Nanopore sequencing of drug-resistance-associated genes in malaria parasites, Plasmodium falciparum" by Runtuwene at al. has been published by Scientific Reports
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2018-05-25
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2018-05-07
Welcome Felix Manske to our institute!

Evolution of formins

Formins are multidomain proteins which are implicated in a wide range of actin-based processes, including cell polarization, cytokinesis, and embryonic development in all eukaryotic species studied so far. The signature sequence of formins is the formin homology-2 (FH2) domain, which is crucial for actin nucleation. Although six different formin protein families have been described so far, there is no comprehensive understanding of the actual number of genes encoding for the FH2 domains in different metazoan genomes. We systematically scan complete genomes for FH2-domain coding genes and study evolutioary history of this gene family.

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