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Latest Scientific Breakthroughs

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Nature - Advance Online Publication (AOP)
• In-crystal reaction cycle of a toluene-bound diiron hydroxylase (Nature, 2017-03-27)
• A B12-dependent radical SAM enzyme involved in oxetanocin A biosynthesis (Nature, 2017-03-27)
• Star formation inside a galactic outflow (Nature, 2017-03-27)
• Biochemistry: A wine-induced breakdown (Nature, 2017-03-22)
• Structural biology: Receptors grease the metabolic wheels (Nature, 2017-03-22)
• Materials science: Chain mail reverses the Hall effect (Nature, 2017-03-22)
• Marine conservation: How to heal an ocean (Nature, 2017-03-22)
• Capacity shortfalls hinder the performance of marine protected areas globally (Nature, 2017-03-22)
• Neural ensemble dynamics underlying a long-term associative memory (Nature, 2017-03-22)
• LACTB is a tumour suppressor that modulates lipid metabolism and cell state (Nature, 2017-03-22)
• Complex pectin metabolism by gut bacteria reveals novel catalytic functions (Nature, 2017-03-22)
Nature Genetics - Advance Online Publication (AOP)
• Mutations in DCC cause isolated agenesis of the corpus callosum with incomplete penetrance (Nature Genetics, 2017-02-27)
• Disruption of the ATXN1–CIC complex causes a spectrum of neurobehavioral phenotypes in mice and humans (Nature Genetics, 2017-03-13)
• Whole-genome sequencing identifies common-to-rare variants associated with human blood metabolites (Nature Genetics, 2017-03-06)
• Asymmetric subgenome selection and cis-regulatory divergence during cotton domestication (Nature Genetics, 2017-03-06)
• Genome-wide analyses identify common variants associated with macular telangiectasia type 2 (Nature Genetics, 2017-02-27)
• Mutations in DONSON disrupt replication fork stability and cause microcephalic dwarfism (Nature Genetics, 2017-02-13)
• Promoter shape varies across populations and affects promoter evolution and expression noise (Nature Genetics, 2017-02-13)
• Targeted sequencing identifies 91 neurodevelopmental-disorder risk genes with autism and developmental-disability biases (Nature Genetics, 2017-02-13)
• Germline mutations in ABL1 cause an autosomal dominant syndrome characterized by congenital heart defects and skeletal malformations (Nature Genetics, 2017-03-13)
• Spatiotemporal genomic architecture informs precision oncology in glioblastoma (Nature Genetics, 2017-03-06)
• Biallelic mutations in human DCC cause developmental split-brain syndrome (Nature Genetics, 2017-02-27)
Science - Sciencexpress
• [Research Article] Complex multifault rupture during the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikōura earthquake, New Zealand (Science, 2017-03-23)
• [Report] De novo assembly of the Aedes aegypti genome using Hi-C yields chromosome-length scaffolds (Science, 2017-03-23)