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Table of Contents: September 2005

COVER

Mouse Chromosome 14

Image Credit: Image created by Dr. Joel Graber with a custom Perl script, using the GD graphics package.
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Mouse Chromosome 14 with markers arrayed along the diagonal from centromere (lower left) to telomere (upper right). Typical domains oflinkage disequilibrium arising from selection of coadapted sets of allelesat genomically clustered, functionally related genes show as regions of warmcolor surrounded by white boxes. Similar domains occur on all chromosomes see Petkov et al.).

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Research Articles

Positive Selection of a Pre-Expansion CAG Repeat of the Human SCA2 Gene

Fuli Yu, Pardis C Sabeti, Paul Hardenbol, Qing Fu, Ben Fry, Xiuhua Lu, Sy Ghose, Richard Vega, Ag Perez, Shiran Pasternak, Suzanne M Leal, Thomas D Willis, David L Nelson, John Belmont, Richard A Gibbs

AVPR1a and SLC6A4 Gene Polymorphisms Are Associated with Creative Dance Performance

Rachel Bachner-Melman, Christian Dina, Ada H Zohar, Naama Constantini, Elad Lerer, Sarah Hoch, Sarah Sella, Lubov Nemanov, Inga Gritsenko, Pesach Lichtenberg, Roni Granot, Richard P Ebstein

Acinar Cell Apoptosis in Serpini2-Deficient Mice Models Pancreatic Insufficiency

Stacie K Loftus, Jennifer L Cannons, Arturo Incao, Evgenia Pak, Amy Chen, Patricia M Zerfas, Mark A Bryant, Leslie G Biesecker, Pamela L Schwartzberg, William J Pavan

REC, Drosophila MCM8, Drives Formation of Meiotic Crossovers

Hunter L Blanton, Sarah J Radford, Susan McMahan, Hutton M Kearney, Joseph G Ibrahim, Jeff Sekelsky

Yeast Model Uncovers Dual Roles of Mitochondria in the Action of Artemisinin

Wei Li, Weike Mo, Dan Shen, Libo Sun, Juan Wang, Shan Lu, Jane M Gitschier, Bing Zhou

Evidence of a Large-Scale Functional Organization of Mammalian Chromosomes

Petko M Petkov, Joel H Graber, Gary A Churchill, Keith DiPetrillo, Benjamin L King, Kenneth Paigen

Differential Expression of Novel Potential Regulators in Hematopoietic Stem Cells

E. Camilla Forsberg, Susan S Prohaska, Sol Katzman, Garrett C Heffner, Josh M Stuart, Irving L Weissman

Uncoupling of Longevity and Telomere Length in C. elegans

Marcela Raices, Hugo Maruyama, Andrew Dillin, Jan Karlseder