Tag : Evolutionary adaptation

Biology

Combinatorial mutagenesis of rapidly evolving residues yields super-restrictor antiviral proteins

Newsemia
by Rossana Colón-Thillet, Emily Hsieh, Laura Graf, Richard N. McLaughlin Jr, Janet M. Young, Georg Kochs, Michael Emerman, Harmit S. Malik Antagonistic interactions drive host–virus...
Biology

Evolution of intron splicing towards optimized gene expression is based on various <i>Cis</i>- and <i>Trans</i>-molecular mechanisms

Newsemia
by Idan Frumkin, Ido Yofe, Raz Bar-Ziv, Yonat Gurvich, Yen-Yun Lu, Yoav Voichek, Ruth Towers, Dvir Schirman, Heike Krebber, Yitzhak Pilpel Splicing expands, reshapes, and...
Biology

Genotype network intersections promote evolutionary innovation

Newsemia
by Devin P. Bendixsen, James Collet, Bjørn Østman, Eric J. Hayden Evolutionary innovations are qualitatively novel traits that emerge through evolution and increase biodiversity. The...
Biology

Evolutionary change in the human gut microbiome: From a static to a dynamic view

Newsemia
by Isabel Gordo Our intestine is a melting pot of interactions between microbial and human cells. This gene-rich ecosystem modulates our health, but questions remain...
Biology

Experimental evolution reveals microbial traits for association with the host gut

Newsemia
by Nicole M. Vega Understanding how microbes adapt to their host is an enduring problem in microbiome ecology, and understanding the microbial traits that allow...
Biology

Genetic redundancy fuels polygenic adaptation in <i>Drosophila</i>

Newsemia
by Neda Barghi, Raymond Tobler, Viola Nolte, Ana Marija Jakšić, François Mallard, Kathrin Anna Otte, Marlies Dolezal, Thomas Taus, Robert Kofler, Christian Schlötterer The genetic...
Biology

Single-cell copy number variant detection reveals the dynamics and diversity of adaptation

Newsemia
by Stephanie Lauer, Grace Avecilla, Pieter Spealman, Gunjan Sethia, Nathan Brandt, Sasha F. Levy, David Gresham Copy number variants (CNVs) are a pervasive source of...
Biology

Experimental bacterial adaptation to the zebrafish gut reveals a primary role for immigration

Newsemia
by Catherine D. Robinson, Helena S. Klein, Kyleah D. Murphy, Raghuveer Parthasarathy, Karen Guillemin, Brendan J. M. Bohannan All animals live in intimate association with...

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