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261 Philippe, H. | Derelle, R. | Lopez, P. | Pick, K. | Borchiellini, C. | Boury-Esnault, N. | Vacelet, J. | Renard, E. | Houliston, E. | QuÃ©innec, E. | Da Silva, C. | Wincker, P. | Le Guyader, H. | Leys, S. | Jackson, D.J. | Schreiber, F. | Erpenbeck, D. | Morgenstern, B. | WÃ¶rheide, G. | Manuel, M. Phylogenomics Revives Traditional Views on Deep Animal Relationships Current Biology, Volume 19, Issue 8, 2009-04-28, Pages 706-712 217 Mukamel, R. | Ekstrom, A.D. | Kaplan, J. | Iacoboni, M. | Fried, I. Single-Neuron Responses in Humans during Execution and Observation of Actions Current Biology, Volume 20, Issue 8, 2010-04-27, Pages 750-756 167 Berbari, N.F. | O'Connor, A.K. | Haycraft, C.J. | Yoder, B.K. The Primary Cilium as a Complex Signaling Center Current Biology, Volume 19, Issue 13, 2009-07-14, Pages R526-R535 158 Schneider, M.R. | Schmidt-Ullrich, R. | Paus, R. The Hair Follicle as a Dynamic Miniorgan Current Biology, Volume 19, Issue 3, 2009-02-10, Pages R132-R142 154 Pritchard, J.K. | Pickrell, J.K. | Coop, G. The Genetics of Human Adaptation: Hard Sweeps, Soft Sweeps, and Polygenic Adaptation Current Biology, Volume 20, Issue 4, 2010-02-23, Pages R208-R215 152 Laplante, M. | Sabatini, D.M. An Emerging Role of mTOR in Lipid Biosynthesis Current Biology, Volume 19, Issue 22, 2009-12-01, Pages R1046-R1052 142 Gimenez-Ibanez, S. | Hann, D.R. | Ntoukakis, V. | Petutschnig, E. | Lipka, V. | Rathjen, J.P. AvrPtoB Targets the LysM Receptor Kinase CERK1 to Promote Bacterial Virulence on Plants Current Biology, Volume 19, Issue 5, 2009-03-10, Pages 423-429 130 Archibald, J.M. The Puzzle of Plastid Evolution Current Biology, Volume 19, Issue 2, 2009-01-27, Pages R81-R88 129 Maherali, N. | Hochedlinger, K. TgfÎ² Signal Inhibition Cooperates in the Induction of iPSCs and Replaces Sox2 and cMyc Current Biology, Volume 19, Issue 20, 2009-11-03, Pages 1718-1723 128 D'Ausilio, A. | PulvermÃ¼ller, F. | Salmas, P. | Bufalari, I. | Begliomini, C. | Fadiga, L. The Motor Somatotopy of Speech Perception Current Biology, Volume 19, Issue 5, 2009-03-10, Pages 381-385
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Sun Feb 23
1 Lilian Kabeche | DuaneÂ A. Compton Checkpoint-Independent Stabilization of Kinetochore-Microtubule Attachments by Mad2 in Human Cells Current Biology, Volume 22, Issue 7, 10 April 2012, Pages 638-644 2 Ryota Kanai | Tom Feilden | Colin Firth | Geraint Rees Political Orientations Are Correlated with Brain Structure in Young Adults Current Biology, Volume 21, Issue 8, 26 April 2011, Pages 677-680 3 Shinji Nishimoto | AnÂ T. Vu | Thomas Naselaris | Yuval Benjamini | Bin Yu | JackÂ L. Gallant Reconstructing Visual Experiences from Brain Activity Evoked by Natural Movies Current Biology, Volume 21, Issue 19, 11 October 2011, Pages 1641-1646 4 Birgit Mampe | Angela D. Friederici | Anne Christophe | Kathleen Wermke Newborns' Cry Melody Is Shaped by Their Native Language Current Biology, Volume 19, Issue 23, 15 December 2009, Pages 1994-1997 5 Alan Baddeley Working memory Current Biology, Volume 20, Issue 4, 23 February 2010, Pages R136-R140 6 Mariana Lagos-Quintana | Reinhard Rauhut | Abdullah Yalcin | Jutta Meyer | Winfried Lendeckel | Thomas Tuschl Identification of Tissue-Specific MicroRNAs from Mouse Current Biology, Volume 12, Issue 9, 30 April 2002, Pages 735-739 7 Galina Polekhina | Abhilasha Gupta | Belinda J. Michell | Bryce van Denderen | Sid Murthy | Susanne C. Feil | Ian G. Jennings | Duncan J. Campbell | Lee A. Witters | Michael W. Parker | Bruce E. Kemp | David Stapleton AMPK Î² Subunit Targets Metabolic Stress Sensing to Glycogen Current Biology, Volume 13, Issue 10, 13 May 2003, Pages 867-871 8 Craig L Peterson | Marc-AndrÃ© Laniel Histones and histone modifications Current Biology, Volume 14, Issue 14, 27 July 2004, Pages R546-R551 9 Dos D. Sarbassov | Siraj M Ali | Do-Hyung Kim | David A Guertin | Robert R Latek | Hediye Erdjument-Bromage | Paul Tempst | David M Sabatini Rictor, a Novel Binding Partner of mTOR, Defines a Rapamycin-Insensitive and Raptor-Independent Pathway that Regulates the Cytoskeleton Current Biology, Volume 14, Issue 14, 27 July 2004, Pages 1296-1302 10 Alexey Khodjakov | Richard W. Cole | Berl R. Oakley | Conly L. Rieder Centrosome-independent mitotic spindle formation in vertebrates Current Biology, Volume 10, Issue 2, 15 January 2000, Pages 59-67
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1 Jared Medina | Brenda Rapp Rapid Experience-Dependent Plasticity following Somatosensory Damage Current Biology, Available online 6 March 2014, 2 Yong Han | Yu-feng Shi | Wang Xi | Rui Zhou | Zhi-bing Tan | Hao Wang | Xiao-ming Li | Zhong Chen | Guoping Feng | Minmin Luo | Zhi-li Huang | Shumin Duan | Yan-qin Yu Selective Activation of Cholinergic Basal Forebrain Neurons Induces Immediate Sleep-wake Transitions Current Biology, Available online 6 March 2014, 3 Meilin Wu | JamesÂ E. Robinson | WilliamÂ J. Joiner SLEEPLESS Is a Bifunctional Regulator of Excitability and Cholinergic Synaptic Transmission Current Biology, Available online 6 March 2014, 4 Nicolas Dupont | Santosh Chauhan | John Arko-Mensah | EliseoÂ F. Castillo | Andrius Masedunskas | Roberto Weigert | Horst Robenek | Tassula Proikas-Cezanne | Vojo Deretic Neutral Lipid Stores and Lipase PNPLA5 Contribute to Autophagosome Biogenesis Current Biology, Available online 6 March 2014, 5 TeemuÂ P. Miettinen | HeliÂ K.J. Pessa | MatiasÂ J. Caldez | Tobias Fuhrer | M.Â Kasim Diril | Uwe Sauer | Philipp Kaldis | Mikael BjÃ¶rklund Identification of Transcriptional and Metabolic Programs Related to Mammalian Cell Size Current Biology, Available online 6 March 2014, 6 Ella Striem-Amit | Amir Amedi Visual Cortex Extrastriate Body-Selective Area Activation in Congenitally Blind People âSeeingâ by Using Sounds Current Biology, Available online 6 March 2014, 7 ElifÂ Nur Firat-Karalar | Navin Rauniyar | JohnÂ R. Yates III | Tim Stearns Proximity Interactions among Centrosome Components Identify Regulators of Centriole Duplication Current Biology, Available online 6 March 2014, 8 ScottÂ A. Taylor | ThomasÂ A. White | WesleyÂ M. Hochachka | Valentina Ferretti | RobertÂ L. Curry | Irby Lovette Climate-Mediated Movement of an Avian Hybrid Zone Current Biology, Available online 6 March 2014, 9 Ernest Mas-Herrero | RobertÂ J. Zatorre | Antoni Rodriguez-Fornells | Josep Marco-PallarÃ©s Dissociation between Musical and Monetary Reward Responses in Specific Musical Anhedonia Current Biology, Available online 6 March 2014, 10 Livana Soetedjo | Hua Jin Agonist-Induced GPCR Shedding from the Ciliary Surface Is Dependent on ESCRT-III and VPS4 Current Biology, Volume 24, Issue 5, 3 March 2014, Pages 509-518
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