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2011-10-29 new articles we read this week


  1. Lander AD. Pattern, growth, and control. Cell. 2011 Mar 18;144(6):955-69. Review. PubMed PMID: 21414486; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3128888.
  2. Braendle C, Felix MA. The other side of phenotypic plasticity: a developmental system that generates an invariant phenotype despite environmental variation. J Biosci. 2009 Oct;34(4):543-51. Review. PubMed PMID: 19920340.
  3. Noordermeer D, Leleu M, Splinter E, Rougemont J, De Laat W, Duboule D. The dynamic architecture of Hox gene clusters. Science. 2011 Oct 14;334(6053):222-5. PubMed PMID: 21998387.


  1. Sadeh R, Allis CD. Genome-wide “Re”-Modeling of Nucleosome Positions. Cell. 2011 Oct 14;147(2):263-6. PubMed PMID: 22000006.
  2. Lupski JR, Belmont JW, Boerwinkle E, Gibbs RA. Clan genomics and the complex architecture of human disease. Cell. 2011 Sep 30;147(1):32-43. PubMed PMID: 21962505.
  3. Raychaudhuri S. Mapping rare and common causal alleles for complex human diseases. Cell. 2011 Sep 30;147(1):57-69. PubMed PMID: 21962507; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3198013.


  1. Cesana M, Cacchiarelli D, Legnini I, Santini T, Sthandier O, Chinappi M, Tramontano A, Bozzoni I. A long noncoding RNA controls muscle differentiation by functioning as a competing endogenous RNA. Cell. 2011 Oct 14;147(2):358-69. PubMed PMID: 22000014.


  1. Mervis J. Peer review. Beyond the data. Science. 2011 Oct 14;334(6053):169-71. PubMed PMID: 21998363.

Systems biology

  1. Liu C, Fu X, Liu L, Ren X, Chau CK, Li S, Xiang L, Zeng H, Chen G, Tang LH, Lenz P, Cui X, Huang W, Hwa T, Huang JD. Sequential establishment of stripe patterns in an expanding cell population. Science. 2011 Oct 14;334(6053):238-41.  PubMed PMID: 21998392.

Medical research

  1. Novarino G, Akizu N, Gleeson JG. Modeling human disease in humans: the ciliopathies. Cell. 2011 Sep 30;147(1):70-9. PubMed PMID: 21962508.