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Computational Identification of Amino-Acid Mutations that Further Improve the Activity of a Chalcone-Flavonone Isomerase from Glycine max

Description: This article discusses a computational approach that combines multiple sequence alignment, positive selection detection, and molecular docking to identify and design beneficial amino-acid mutations that further improve the intramolecular-cyclization activity of a chalcone-flavonone isomerase from Glycine max (GmCHI).
Date: February 24, 2017
Creator: Yuan, Hui; Wu, Jiaqi; Wang, Xiaoqiang; Chen, Jiakuan; Zhong, Yang; Huang, Qiang et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Epigenetic modulation of inflammation and synaptic plasticity promotes resilience against stress in mice

Description: This article uses high-throughput screening to identify two phytochemicals that are effective in promoting resilience against stress by moduling brain synaptic plasticity and peripheral inflammation.
Date: September 7, 2016
Creator: Wang, Jun; Hodes, Georgia E.; Zhang, Hongxing; Zhang, Song; Zhao, Wei; Golden, Sam A. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Epigenetics as a source of variation in comparative animal physiology - or - Lamarck is lookin' pretty good these days

Description: This article discusses the ecological and and evolutionary significance of such epigenetic inheritance in a comparative physiological context, and provides a number of caveats and warnings regarding the interpretation of transgenerational phenotype modification as a true epigenetic phenomenon.
Date: February 26, 2014
Creator: Burggren, Warren W.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Genome Sequences of Streptomyces Phages Amela and Verse

Description: This article describes Amela and Verse, two Streptomyces phages isolated by enrichment on Streptomyces venezuelae (ATCC 10712) from two different soil samples.
Date: February 18, 2016
Creator: Layton, Sonya R.; Hemenway, Ryan M.; Munyoki, Christine M.; Barnes, Emory B.; Barnett, Sierra E.; Bond, Alec M. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Genomics-based selection and functional characterization of triterpene glycosyltransferases from the model legume Medicago truncatula

Description: Article on genomics-based selection and functional characterization of triterpene glycosyltransferases from the model legume Medicago truncatula.
Date: February 2, 2005
Creator: Achnine, Lahoucine; Huhman, David; Farag, Mohamed A.; Sumner, Lloyd W.; Blount, Jack W. & Dixon, R. A.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Gold Nanoparticles-enabled Efficient Dual Delivery of Anticancer Therapeutics to HeLa Cells

Description: This article describes a facile one-step method to synthesize stable collodial gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) loaded with a combination of two anticancer therapeutics, -bleomycin and doxorubicin
Date: September 20, 2017
Creator: Farooq, Muhammad U.; Novosad, Valentyn; Rozhkova, Elena A.; Wali, Hussain; Ali, Asghar; Fateh, Ahmed A. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Long-distance communication and signal amplication in systemic acquired resistance

Description: This review article summarizes the involvement and interaction between long-distance systemic acquired resistance (SAR) signals and details the recently discovered role of lysine catabolite pipecolic acid (Pip) in defense amplification and priming that allows plants to acquire immunity at the systemic level.
Date: February 22, 2013
Creator: Shah, Jyoti & Zeier, Jürgen
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Lophozonia tree cavities used for nesting by Slender-billed Parakeets (Enicognathus leptorhynchus) in the central valley of southern Chile: a potentially vanishing keystone resource

Description: This article describes and quantifies characteristics of southern beech (Lophoonia obliqua) trees and their associated cavities used for nesting by Slender-billed Parakeets in the central valley of southern Chile.
Date: February 6, 2017
Creator: White, Thomas H., Jr. & Jiménez, Jaime E.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Mathematical models of lignin biosynthesis

Description: This article presents several computational models that can aid in the analysis of data characterizing lignin biosynthesis.
Date: August 9, 2017
Creator: Faraji, Mojdeh; Fonseca, Luis L.; Escamilla-Treviño, Luis; Barros, Jaime; Engle, Nancy L.; Yang, Zamin K. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Metabolic engineering of proanthocyanidins through co-expression of anthocyanidin reductase and the PAP1 MYB transcription factor

Description: Article on the metabolic engineering of proanthocyanidins through co-expression of anthocyanidin reductase and the PAP1 MYB transcription factor.
Date: February 13, 2006
Creator: Xie, De-Yu; Sharma, Shashi B.; Wright, Elane; Wang, Z.-Y. (Zeng-Yu), 1963- & Dixon, R. A.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences