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Step-wise evolution of complex chemical defenses in millipedes: a phylogenomic approach
With fossil representatives from the Silurian capable of respiring atmospheric oxygen, millipedes are among the oldest terrestrial animals, and likely the first to acquire diverse and complex chemical defenses against ...
Co-occurrence of ecologically similar species of Hawaiian spiders reveals critical early phase of adaptive radiation
Background: The processes through which populations originate and diversify ecologically in the initial stages of adaptive radiation are little understood because we lack information on critical steps of early divergence. ...
Epigenome-Wide Analyses Identify Two Novel Associations With Recurrent Stroke in the Vitamin Intervention for Stroke Prevention Clinical Trial Citation metadata
DNA methylation, a well-characterized epigenetic modification that is influenced by both environment and genetic variation, has previously been implicated in a number of complex diseases, including cardiovascular disease ...
FUSTr: a tool to find gene families under selection in transcriptomes
Background. The recent proliferation of large amounts of biodiversity transcriptomic data has resulted in an ever-expanding need for scalable and user-friendly tools capable of answering large scale molecular evolution ...
Sexually Dimorphic Venom Proteins in Long-Jawed Orb-Weaving Spiders ( Tetragnatha) Comprise Novel Gene Families
Venom has been associated with the ecological success of many groups of organisms, most notably reptiles, gastropods, and arachnids. In some cases, diversification has been directly linked to tailoring of venoms for dietary ...