Papers to Watch

R.J. Dawson and K.P. Locher, "Structure of a bacterial multidrug ABC transporter," Nature , 443:180-5, Sept. 14, 2006. "This paper reports the first high resolution crystal structure of an ABC transporter carrying out multidrug efflux. This structure from the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus may be useful to interpret the mechanism of cystic fibrosis and other human diseases." Andrè GoffeauCatholic University of Louvain, Belgium

The Scientist Staff
Nov 1, 2006

R.J. Dawson and K.P. Locher, "Structure of a bacterial multidrug ABC transporter," Nature , 443:180-5, Sept. 14, 2006.

"This paper reports the first high resolution crystal structure of an ABC transporter carrying out multidrug efflux. This structure from the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus may be useful to interpret the mechanism of cystic fibrosis and other human diseases."
Andrè Goffeau
Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

X. Zhang et al., "Genome-wide high-resolution mapping and functional analysis of DNA methylation in Arabidopsis ," Cell , 126:1189-201, Sept. 22, 2006.

"This paper details findings resulting from what is truly a technical tour de force, namely the high-resolution mapping of cytosine methylation patterns across the entire annotated Arabidopsis genome, at 35 base pair resolution, using whole-genome tiling microarrays."
Craig Pikaard
Washington University, USA

J. Molinier et al., "Transgeneration memory of stress in plants," Nature , 442:1046-9, Aug. 31, 2006.

"Here, the authors further our understanding of...

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