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  • HER2 heterogeneous cancer

    An analysis of HER2 heterogeneous breast cancers reveals an important role of the HER2 negative component of the HER2 positive tumors

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:107
  • Structure of adenovirus 4 fibre head

    The high-resolution structure of the bovine adenovirus 4 fibre head was described, which is the first solved fibre head structure of an atadenovirus infecting a mammalian host.

    Virology Journal 2015, 12:81
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    Atypical drinking fills consumption gap 

    Heavy drinking during special occasions accounts for the difference between sales of alcohol and surveyed amounts, indicating more accurate measures are required to monitor total alcohol consumption and the associated health risks.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:113
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    Tackling gestational diabetes needs cultural insight

    In an interview-based study, South Asian mothers with gestational diabetes report conflicting advice from peers vs clinicians, and admit socio-cultural factors play a key role, so any behavioral interventions should take into account cultural factors.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:120
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    Nicotine levels in E-cigarettes

    Thomas Eissenberg and colleagues comment on the problems associated with variability in nicotine levels delivered by electronic cigarettes, and recommend that regulation is required to prevent an increase in nicotine dependence.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:119
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    The origin of snakes

    The first comprehensive reconstruction of the ancestral snakes, using both genetic and fossil data, provides insights into early snake evolution and presents a picture of the first snake’s appearance and lifestyle.

    BMC Evolutionary Biology 2015, 15:87
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    Sex in butterflies is a curious thing

    Closely related wood white butterfly species substantially differ in chromosome number and structure including, remarkably, possession of unique sex chromosome constitutions in each species, supporting an important role for chromosome rearrangements in speciation.

    BMC Evolutionary Biology 2015, 15:89
  • Partial protein domains

    Lawrence Kelley and Michael Sternberg discuss the bioinformatic challenges in studying partial protein domains, and what can we learn from them

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:100
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    Stem cell fingerprinting

    A robust method for cellular phenotyping in primary human mesenchymal stem cells using kinome fingerprinting to identify gene networks that characterize distinct primary cell populations.

    Genome Medicine 2015, 7:46
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    Improving RUTF formulations

    Ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) do not meet polyunsaturated fatty acid requirements; Thomas Brenna et al. highlight the importance of improving RUTF composition, which may be beneficial for omega-3 specific development in malnourished children.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:117
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