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Edited By: Andrew Moore

Online ISSN: 1521-1878

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Volume 36, Issue 10, October 2014

Move along: How tRNAs translocate through the ribosome. Highlighted article: Synchronous tRNA movements during translocation on the ribosome are orchestrated by elongation factor G and GTP hydrolysis (pages 908-918)

GTP hydrolysis, hybrid tRNA stated, ribosome, ribosome motions, thermal fluctuations, translation

Autism and the gut microbiome. Highlighted article: Altered brain-gut axis in autism: Comorbidity or causative mechanisms (pages 933-939)

brain gut interactions, gut microbiome, intestinal permeability, neurodevelopment disorder

Connecting biology and linguistics. Highlighted article: Spoken language achieves robustness and evolvability by exploiting degeneracy and neutrality (pages 960-967)

degeneracy, evolvability, language evolution, neutrality, robustness

Synthetic biology to treat neurodegenerative diseases. Highlighted article: Synthetic biology and therapeutic strategies for the degenerating brain (pages 979-990)

artificial cell systems, genome editing, neurodegeneration, synthetic proteins

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