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  • Genomic regulatory blocks encompass multiple neighboring genes and maintain conserved synteny in vertebrates 

    Kikuta, Hiroshi; Laplante, Mary; Navrátilová, Pavla; Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Engström, Pär G.; Fredman, David; Akalin, Altuna; Caccamo, Mario; Sealy, Ian; Howe, Kerstin; Ghislain, Julien; Pezeron, Guillaume; Mourrain, Philippe; Ellingsen, Staale; Oates, Andrew C.; Thisse, Christine; Thisse, Bernard; Foucher, Isabelle; Adolf, Birgit; Geling, Andrea; Lenhard, Boris; Becker, Thomas S. (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2007-03-06)
    We report evidence for a mechanism for the maintenance of long-range conserved synteny across vertebrate genomes. We found the largest mammal-teleost conserved chromosomal segments to be spanned by highly conserved noncoding ...
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  • Genomic regulatory blocks underlie extensive microsynteny conservation in insects 

    Engström, Pär G.; Sui, Shannan J. Ho; Drivenes, Øyvind; Becker, Thomas S.; Lenhard, Boris (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2007-11-07)
    Insect genomes contain larger blocks of conserved gene order (microsynteny) than would be expected under a random breakage model of chromosome evolution. We present evidence that microsynteny has been retained to keep ...
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  • Morphogenesis underlying the development of the everted teleost telencephalon 

    Folgueira, Mónica; Bayley, Philippa; Navrátilová, Pavla; Becker, Thomas S.; Wilson, Stephen W.; Clarke, Jonathan D. W. (BioMed Central, 2012-09-18)
    Background: Although the mechanisms underlying brain patterning and regionalization are very much conserved, the morphology of different brain regions is extraordinarily variable across vertebrate phylogeny. This is ...
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  • Retroviral enhancer detection insertions in zebrafish combined with comparative genomics reveal genomic regulatory blocks - a fundamental feature of vertebrate genomes 

    Kikuta, Hiroshi; Fredman, David; Rinkwitz, Silke; Lenhard, Boris; Becker, Thomas S. (BioMed Central, 2007-10-31)
    A large-scale enhancer detection screen was performed in the zebrafish using a retroviral vector carrying a basal promoter and a fluorescent protein reporter cassette. Analysis of insertional hotspots uncovered areas around ...
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