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Recent Publications

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  • microRNAs support the monophyly of enteropneust hemichordates

    Kevin J. Peterson, Su, Y.-H., Arnone, M. I., Swalla, B. J., King, B.

    Journal of Experimental Zoology (Molecular and Developmental Evolution)

  • Mining Tertiary Structural Motifs for Assessment of Designability

    J. Zhang, Gevorg Grigoryan

    Methods in Enzymology

  • The end of the Ediacara biota: Extinction, biotic replacement, or Cheshire Cat?

    Laflamme, M., Darroch, S. A. F., Tweet, S. M., Kevin J. Peterson, Erwin, D. H.

    Gondwana Research

  • Functional characterization of type-B response regulators in the Arabidopsis cytokinin response

    Hill, K., Mathews, D.E., Kim, H.J., Street, I.H., Wildes, S.L., Chiang, Y.H., Mason, M.G., Alonso, J.M., , Ecker, J.R., Kieber, J.J and, G. Eric Schaller

    Plant Physiol.