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Edited By: Sally A. Moody

Online ISSN: 1526-968X

Virtual Issue: genesis Reviews

The following is an archive of all Reviews published in genesis since 2009, excluding those published in special issues. This Virtual Issue will be updated quarterly to include Reviews published in future issues

Updated: October 2015


Biocuration at the Saccharomyces genome database
Marek S. Skrzypek and Robert S. Nash

Mouse Genome Database: From sequence to phenotypes and disease models
Janan T. Eppig, Joel E. Richardson, James A. Kadin, Cynthia L. Smith, Judith A. Blake, Carol J. Bult and the MGD Team

Movement of regulatory RNA between animal cells
Antony M. Jose

Early development of the neural plate: New roles for apoptosis and for one of its main effectors caspase-3
Hugo A. Juraver-Geslin and Béatrice C. Durand


On a possible evolutionary link of the stomochord of hemichordates to pharyngeal organs of chordates
Noriyuki Satoh, Kunifumi Tagawa, Christopher J. Lowe, Jr-Kai Yu, Takeshi Kawashima, Hiroki Takahashi, Michio Ogasawara, Marc Kirschner, Kanako Hisata, Yi-Hsien Su and John Gerhart

Hox and ParaHox genes: A review on molluscs
Maria Assunta Biscotti, Adriana Canapa, Mariko Forconi and Marco Barucca

Using zebrafish to study podocyte genesis during kidney development and regeneration
Paul T. Kroeger Jr. and Rebecca A. Wingert

The functional diversity of essential genes required for mammalian cardiac development
Christopher Clowes, Michael G.S. Boylan, Liam A. Ridge, Emma Barnes, Jayne A. Wright and Kathryn E. Hentges

Origin and development of the germ line in sea stars
Gary M. Wessel, Tara Fresques, Masato Kiyomoto, Mamiko Yajima and Vanesa Zazueta

The role of targeted protein degradation in early neural development
Banu Saritas-Yildirim and Elena M. Silva

On the cutting edge of organ renewal: Identification, regulation, and evolution of incisor stem cells
Jimmy Kuang-Hsien Hu, Vagan Mushegyan, and Ophir D. Klein

Recent structural and functional insights into the family of sodium calcium exchangers
Vishal Sharma and Damien M. O'Halloran


Engineering subtle targeted mutations into the mouse genome
Douglas B. Menke

Spinal cord regeneration: Lessons for mammals from non-mammalian vertebrates
Dasfne Lee-Liu, Gabriela Edwards-Faret, Víctor S. Tapia, and Juan Larraín

Gene regulatory evolution and the origin of macroevolutionary novelties: Insights
Eric Van Otterloo, Robert A. Cornell, Daniel Meulemans Medeiros, and Aaron T. Garnett

Encoding anatomy: Developmental gene regulatory networks and morphogenesis
Charles A. Ettensohn

Anatomy of a blastocyst: Cell behaviors driving cell fate choice and morphogenesis in the early mouse embryo
Nadine Schrode, Panagiotis Xenopoulos, Anna Piliszek, Stephen Frankenberg, Berenika Plusa, and Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis

Regulating cell morphogenesis: The drosophila jun N-terminal kinase pathway
Luis Daniel Ríos-Barrera and Juan Rafael Riesgo-Escovar

Determining how defects in connexin43 cause skeletal disease
Quynh V. Ton and M. Kathryn Iovine

Transcriptional networks that mediate signals from reproductive tissues to influence lifespan
Arjumand Ghazi


Genetic mouse models for skin research: Strategies and resources
Marlon R. Schneider

Toward new Drosophila paradigms
Luiz Paulo Andrioli

The eggshell in the C. elegans oocyte-to-embryo transition
Wendy L. Johnston and James W. Dennis

Pou5f1/oct4 in pluripotency control: Insights from zebrafish
Daria Onichtchouk

Cell plasticity in Caenorhabditis elegans: From induced to natural cell reprogramming
Martina Hajduskova, Arnaud Ahier, Thomas Daniele and Sophie Jarriault


Signaling and gene regulatory programs in plant vascular stem cells
Jing Zhou, Jose Sebastian and Ji-Young Lee

X chromosome inactivation: A silence that needs to be broken
Reelina Basu and Li-Feng Zhang

Somatic gonadal cells: The supporting cast for the germline
Jennifer C. Jemc

Position matters: Variability in the spatial pattern of BMP modulators generates functional diversity
Helena Araujo, Marcio Ribeiro Fontenele and Rodrigo Nunes da Fonseca

Epigenetics in C. elegans: Facts and challenges
Dirk Wenzel, Francesca Palladino and Monika Jedrusik-Bode

Heads-up: New roles for the fragile X mental retardation protein in neural stem and progenitor cells
Matthew A. Callan and Daniela C. Zarnescu

Caenorhabditis elegans reproductive aging: Regulation and underlying mechanisms
Shijing Luo and Coleen T. Murphy


Development and function of central cell in angiosperm female gametophyte
Yan Liu, Zhiqiang Yan, Ni Chen, Xiaotang Di, Junjun Huang and Guangqin Guo

A new perspective on neural tube defects: Folic acid and microRNA misexpression
J.M. Shookhoff and G. Ian Gallicano

A review of current large-scale mouse knockout efforts
Chunmei Guan, Chao Ye, Xiaomei Yang and Jiangang Gao


The evolution of gnathostome development: Insight from chondrichthyan embryology
J. Andrew Gillis and Neil H. Shubin

Tools for the genetic analysis of germ cells
Shirley S. Hammond and Angabin Matin

Analysis of epigenetic alterations to chromatin during development
Meghan E. Minard, Abhinav K. Jain and Michelle Craig Barton

Epithelial-mesenchymal crosstalk in Wolffian duct and fetal testis cord development
Denise R. Archambeault, Jessica Tomaszewski, Avenel Joseph, Barry T. Hinton and Humphrey Hung-Chang Yao