• Transcriptional adaptation in caenorhabditis elegans 

      Serobyan, Vahan; Kontarakis, Zacharias; El-Brolosy, Mohamed A.; Welker, Jordan M.; Tolstenkov, Oleg; Saadeldein, Amr M.; Retzer, Nicholas; Gottschalk, Alexander; Wehman, Ann M; Stainier, Didier YR (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-01)
      Transcriptional adaptation is a recently described phenomenon by which a mutation in one gene leads to the transcriptional modulation of related genes, termed adapting genes. At the molecular level, it has been proposed ...
    • The visual pigment xenopsin is widespread in protostome eyes and impacts the view on eye evolution 

      Hausen, Harald; Döring, Clemens; Kumar, Suman; Tumu, Sharat Chandra; Kourtesis, Ioannis (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Photoreceptor cells in the eyes of Bilateria are often classified into microvillar cells with rhabdomeric opsin and ciliary cells with ciliary opsin, each type having specialized molecular components and physiology. First ...