Volume 3 (2005) - January 2005
Frank Jørgensen, Asger Hobolth, Henrik Hornshøj, Christian Bendixen, Merete Fredholm, Mikkel Schierup BMC Biology 2005, 3:2 (28 January 2005)
The evolutionary splits among primates, rodents and artiodactyls happened shortly after each other with rodents as an outgroup, and up to 6% of human, mouse and pig genes show signs of positive selection.
Kaiyun Chen, David E Featherstone BMC Biology 2005, 3:1 (8 January 2005)
Discs-large, the Drosophila relative of mammalian MAGUKs proteins, is localized postsynaptically only when presynaptic neurons contact the postsynaptic cell, and controls postsynaptic glutamate receptor composition by stabilizing the receptor's GluRIIB subunits.