preprint reviews by Mikhail V Matz

Epigenome-associated phenotypic acclimatization to ocean acidification in a reef-building coral

Sourced from http://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/09/13/188227.

Yi Jin Liew, Didier Zoccola, Yong Li, Eric Tambutté, Alexander A. Venn, Craig T. Michell, Guoxin Cui, Eva S. Deutekom, Jaap A. Kaandorp, Christian R. Voolstra, Sylvain Forêt, Denis Allemand, Sylvie Tambutté, Manuel Aranda

Review posted on 18th December 2017

This is a very timely and extensive study of DNA methylation in a basal metazoan organism. Roles of DNA methylation in Metazoa remain unclear (beyond promoter methylation that is repressive but spe...

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Genetic architecture drives seasonal onset of hibernation in the 13-lined ground squirrel

Sourced from https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/12/02/222307.

Katharine R Grabek, Thomas F Cooke, L. Elaine Epperson, Kaitlyn K Spees, Gleyce F Cabral, Shirley C Sutton, Dana K Merriman, Sandy L Martin, Carlos D Bustamante

Review posted on 05th December 2017

Fun study!
A few thoughts :

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