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Examination of the Molecular Epidemiology, Expansion, Population Structure, and Virulence of the Emerging Fungal Pathogen,<italic>Cryptococcus gattii</italic> in the United States
<italic>Cryptococcus gattii</italic> has been actively emerging and adapting to the climates and environment in western North America, bringing with it life-threatening disease to humans and animals. Through systematic ...
Competing RNA Structures and Their Effects on HDV Antigenomic RNA Self-cleavage and mRNA Processing
HDV antigenomic RNA is processed in two distinct pathways; it can be cleaved at the polyA site and polyadenylated to become mRNA for the delta antigens, or the RNA can be cleaved by the antigenomic ribozyme to become full-length ...
Mechanisms of Eukaryotic Copper Homeostasis
Copper (Cu) is a co-factor that is essential for oxidative phosphorylation, protection from oxidative stress, angiogenesis, signaling, iron acquisition, peptide hormone maturation, and a number of other cellular processes. ...
The Evolution and Genetics of Reinforcement in Phlox Drummondii
One of the major goals of evolutionary biology is understanding the process of species formation. There is particular interest in how selection can favor species formation through the process of reinforcement. When two ...