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Volume 112(2);  January 13, 2015

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This Week in PNAS

In This Issue
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 297–298. Published online Jan 13, 2015. doi: 10.1073/iti0215112
PMCID:
PMC4299256

Letters

Simple chained guide trees give poorer multiple sequence alignments than inferred trees in simulation and phylogenetic benchmarks
Ge Tan, Manuel Gil, Ari P. Löytynoja, Nick Goldman, Christophe Dessimoz
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E99–E100. Published online Jan 6, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1417526112
PMCID:
PMC4299236
Reply to Tan et al.: Differences between real and simulated proteins in multiple sequence alignments
Kieran Boyce, Fabian Sievers, Desmond G. Higgins
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E101. Published online Jan 6, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1419351112
PMCID:
PMC4299201
Should we “reef” obsolete oil platforms?
Ashley M. Fowler, Peter I. Macreadie, David J. Booth
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E102. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1422274112
PMCID:
PMC4299255

News Feature

Robert Frederick
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 299–301. Published online Jan 13, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423320112
PMCID:
PMC4299222

Retrospective

Max Birnstiel 1933–2014: Gene pioneer
Michael Grunstein, Adrian Bird
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 302–303. Published online Jan 2, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423755112
PMCID:
PMC4299252

Commentaries

A promising approach to molecular counting problem in superresolution microscopy
Jin Wang
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 304–305. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423233112
PMCID:
PMC4299194
Ironing out carbon export to the deep ocean
Ingrid L. Hendy
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 306–307. Published online Jan 12, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421561112
PMCID:
PMC4299191
Ferment in the family tree
Nathaniel J. Dominy
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 308–309. Published online Dec 31, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421566112
PMCID:
PMC4299177

PNAS Plus Significance Statements

PNAS Plus Significance Statements
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 310–312. Published online Jan 13, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.ss11202
PMCID:
PMC4299245

PNAS Plus

Hailang Qin, Xidong Chen, Liang Li, Peter W. Sutter, Guangwen Zhou
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E103–E109. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1420690112
PMCID:
PMC4299187
Stochastic approach to the molecular counting problem in superresolution microscopy
Geoffrey C. Rollins, Jae Yen Shin, Carlos Bustamante, Steve Pressé
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E110–E118. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1408071112
PMCID:
PMC4299210
Structure of CrgA, a cell division structural and regulatory protein from Mycobacterium tuberculosis, in lipid bilayers
Nabanita Das, Jian Dai, Ivan Hung, Malini R. Rajagopalan, Huan-Xiang Zhou, Timothy A. Cross
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E119–E126. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1415908112
PMCID:
PMC4299232
β-Helical architecture of cytoskeletal bactofilin filaments revealed by solid-state NMR
Suresh Vasa, Lin Lin, Chaowei Shi, Birgit Habenstein, Dietmar Riedel, Juliane Kühn, Martin Thanbichler, Adam Lange
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E127–E136. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1418450112
PMCID:
PMC4299214
β-Catenin–related protein WRM-1 is a multifunctional regulatory subunit of the LIT-1 MAPK complex
Xiao-Dong Yang, Tejas R. Karhadkar, Jessica Medina, Scott M. Robertson, Rueyling Lin
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E137–E146. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416339112
PMCID:
PMC4299254
Immunological consequences of intragenus conservation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis T-cell epitopes
Cecilia S. Lindestam Arlehamn, Sinu Paul, Federico Mele, Charlie Huang, Jason A. Greenbaum, Randi Vita, John Sidney, Bjoern Peters, Federica Sallusto, Alessandro Sette
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E147–E155. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416537112
PMCID:
PMC4299226
Roberto A. Maldonado, Robert A. LaMothe, Joseph D. Ferrari, Ai-Hong Zhang, Robert J. Rossi, Pallavi N. Kolte, Aaron P. Griset, Conlin O’Neil, David H. Altreuter, Erica Browning, Lloyd Johnston, Omid C. Farokhzad, Robert Langer, David W. Scott, Ulrich H. von Andrian, Takashi Kei Kishimoto
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E156–E165. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1408686111
PMCID:
PMC4299193
Daniel J. Kowalewski, Heiko Schuster, Linus Backert, Claudia Berlin, Stefan Kahn, Lothar Kanz, Helmut R. Salih, Hans-Georg Rammensee, Stefan Stevanovic, Juliane Sarah Stickel
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E166–E175. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416389112
PMCID:
PMC4299203
Antiviral immunity of Anopheles gambiae is highly compartmentalized, with distinct roles for RNA interference and gut microbiota
Guillaume Carissimo, Emilie Pondeville, Melanie McFarlane, Isabelle Dietrich, Christian Mitri, Emmanuel Bischoff, Christophe Antoniewski, Catherine Bourgouin, Anna-Bella Failloux, Alain Kohl, Kenneth D. Vernick
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E176–E185. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1412984112
PMCID:
PMC4299212
The polarity of myxobacterial gliding is regulated by direct interactions between the gliding motors and the Ras homolog MglA
Beiyan Nan, Jigar N. Bandaria, Kathy Y. Guo, Xue Fan, Amirpasha Moghtaderi, Ahmet Yildiz, David R. Zusman
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E186–E193. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421073112
PMCID:
PMC4299211
David Berry, Esther Mader, Tae Kwon Lee, Dagmar Woebken, Yun Wang, Di Zhu, Marton Palatinszky, Arno Schintlmeister, Markus C. Schmid, Buck T. Hanson, Naama Shterzer, Itzhak Mizrahi, Isabella Rauch, Thomas Decker, Thomas Bocklitz, Jürgen Popp, Christopher M. Gibson, Patrick W. Fowler, Wei E. Huang, Michael Wagner
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E194–E203. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1420406112
PMCID:
PMC4299247
Identity of the NMDA receptor coagonist is synapse specific and developmentally regulated in the hippocampus
Matildé Le Bail, Magalie Martineau, Silvia Sacchi, Natalia Yatsenko, Inna Radzishevsky, Sandrine Conrod, Karima Ait Ouares, Herman Wolosker, Loredano Pollegioni, Jean-Marie Billard, Jean-Pierre Mothet
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E204–E213. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416668112
PMCID:
PMC4299231
Differential roles of delay-period neural activity in the monkey dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in visual–haptic crossmodal working memory
Liping Wang, Xianchun Li, Steven S. Hsiao, Fred A. Lenz, Mark Bodner, Yong-Di Zhou, Joaquín M. Fuster
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E214–E219. Published online Dec 24, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1410130112
PMCID:
PMC4299181
Sensory determinants of behavioral dynamics in Drosophila thermotaxis
Mason Klein, Bruno Afonso, Ashley J. Vonner, Luis Hernandez-Nunez, Matthew Berck, Christopher J. Tabone, Elizabeth A. Kane, Vincent A. Pieribone, Michael N. Nitabach, Albert Cardona, Marta Zlatic, Simon G. Sprecher, Marc Gershow, Paul A. Garrity, Aravinthan D. T. Samuel
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E220–E229. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416212112
PMCID:
PMC4299240
Extinction learning, which consists of the inhibition of retrieval, can be learned without retrieval
Jociane de Carvalho Myskiw, Cristiane Regina Guerino Furini, Bianca Schmidt, Flávia Ferreira, Ivan Izquierdo
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E230–E233. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423465112
PMCID:
PMC4299186

Perspective

Ronald J. Daniels
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 313–318. Published online Jan 5, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1418761112
PMCID:
PMC4299207

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Energetic basis for the molecular-scale organization of bone
Jinhui Tao, Keith C. Battle, Haihua Pan, E. Alan Salter, Yung-Ching Chien, Andrzej Wierzbicki, James J. De Yoreo
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 326–331. Published online Dec 24, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1404481112
PMCID:
PMC4299241

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Ironing out carbon export to the deep ocean
Ingrid L. Hendy
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 306–307. Published online Jan 12, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421561112
PMCID:
PMC4299191
Climate change decouples oceanic primary and export productivity and organic carbon burial
Cristina Lopes, Michal Kucera, Alan C. Mix
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 332–335. Published online Dec 1, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1410480111
PMCID:
PMC4299185
Carbonate formation events in ALH 84001 trace the evolution of the Martian atmosphere
Robina Shaheen, Paul B. Niles, Kenneth Chong, Catherine M. Corrigan, Mark H. Thiemens
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 336–341. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1315615112
PMCID:
PMC4299197
Magnesium stable isotope ecology using mammal tooth enamel
Jeremy E. Martin, Derek Vance, Vincent Balter
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 430–435. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1417792112
PMCID:
PMC4299230
Effect of increasing CO2 on the terrestrial carbon cycle
David Schimel, Britton B. Stephens, Joshua B. Fisher
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 436–441. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1407302112
PMCID:
PMC4299228

Engineering

Detecting nanoscale vibrations as signature of life
Sandor Kasas, Francesco Simone Ruggeri, Carine Benadiba, Caroline Maillard, Petar Stupar, Hélène Tournu, Giovanni Dietler, Giovanni Longo
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 378–381. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1415348112
PMCID:
PMC4299216
Hailang Qin, Xidong Chen, Liang Li, Peter W. Sutter, Guangwen Zhou
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E103–E109. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1420690112
PMCID:
PMC4299187

Physics

Granular impact cratering by liquid drops: Understanding raindrop imprints through an analogy to asteroid strikes
Runchen Zhao, Qianyun Zhang, Hendro Tjugito, Xiang Cheng
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 342–347. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1419271112
PMCID:
PMC4299234

Social Sciences

Anthropology

Warfare and reproductive success in a tribal population
Luke Glowacki, Richard Wrangham
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 348–353. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1412287112
PMCID:
PMC4299188

Psychological and Cognitive Sciences

Lucile Dupin, Vincent Hayward, Mark Wexler
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 619–624. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1419539112
PMCID:
PMC4299183

Social Sciences

James Niels Rosenquist, Steven F. Lehrer, A. James O’Malley, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Jordan W. Smoller, Nicholas A. Christakis
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 354–359. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1411893111
PMCID:
PMC4299180
Measuring the effectiveness of scientific gatekeeping
Kyle Siler, Kirby Lee, Lisa Bero
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 360–365. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1418218112
PMCID:
PMC4299220

Biological Sciences

Anthropology

Recent origin of low trabecular bone density in modern humans
Habiba Chirchir, Tracy L. Kivell, Christopher B. Ruff, Jean-Jacques Hublin, Kristian J. Carlson, Bernhard Zipfel, Brian G. Richmond
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 366–371. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1411696112
PMCID:
PMC4299206
Gracility of the modern Homo sapiens skeleton is the result of decreased biomechanical loading
Timothy M. Ryan, Colin N. Shaw
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 372–377. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1418646112
PMCID:
PMC4299204

Applied Biological Sciences

Detecting nanoscale vibrations as signature of life
Sandor Kasas, Francesco Simone Ruggeri, Carine Benadiba, Caroline Maillard, Petar Stupar, Hélène Tournu, Giovanni Dietler, Giovanni Longo
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 378–381. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1415348112
PMCID:
PMC4299216

Biochemistry

Structure of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa transamidosome reveals unique aspects of bacterial tRNA-dependent asparagine biosynthesis
Tateki Suzuki, Akiyoshi Nakamura, Koji Kato, Dieter Söll, Isao Tanaka, Kelly Sheppard, Min Yao
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 382–387. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423314112
PMCID:
PMC4299244
Crystal structures of alkylperoxo and anhydride intermediates in an intradiol ring-cleaving dioxygenase
Cory J. Knoot, Vincent M. Purpero, John D. Lipscomb
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 388–393. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1419118112
PMCID:
PMC4299229
Mechanism by which a recently discovered allosteric inhibitor blocks glutamine metabolism in transformed cells
Clint A. Stalnecker, Scott M. Ulrich, Yunxing Li, Sekar Ramachandran, Mary Kate McBrayer, Ralph J. DeBerardinis, Richard A. Cerione, Jon W. Erickson
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 394–399. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1414056112
PMCID:
PMC4299208
Human mutations in methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase 1 impair nuclear de novo thymidylate biosynthesis
Martha S. Field, Elena Kamynina, David Watkins, David S. Rosenblatt, Patrick J. Stover
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 400–405. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1414555112
PMCID:
PMC4299200

Biophysics and Computational Biology

A promising approach to molecular counting problem in superresolution microscopy
Jin Wang
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 304–305. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423233112
PMCID:
PMC4299194
Gabriele Fuchs, Alexey N. Petrov, Caleb D. Marceau, Lauren M. Popov, Jin Chen, Seán E. O’Leary, Richard Wang, Jan E. Carette, Peter Sarnow, Joseph D. Puglisi
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 319–325. Published online Dec 16, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421328111
PMCID:
PMC4299178
Arijit Maitra, Ken A. Dill
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 406–411. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421138111
PMCID:
PMC4299221
Simple chained guide trees give poorer multiple sequence alignments than inferred trees in simulation and phylogenetic benchmarks
Ge Tan, Manuel Gil, Ari P. Löytynoja, Nick Goldman, Christophe Dessimoz
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E99–E100. Published online Jan 6, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1417526112
PMCID:
PMC4299236
Reply to Tan et al.: Differences between real and simulated proteins in multiple sequence alignments
Kieran Boyce, Fabian Sievers, Desmond G. Higgins
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E101. Published online Jan 6, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1419351112
PMCID:
PMC4299201
Stochastic approach to the molecular counting problem in superresolution microscopy
Geoffrey C. Rollins, Jae Yen Shin, Carlos Bustamante, Steve Pressé
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E110–E118. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1408071112
PMCID:
PMC4299210
Structure of CrgA, a cell division structural and regulatory protein from Mycobacterium tuberculosis, in lipid bilayers
Nabanita Das, Jian Dai, Ivan Hung, Malini R. Rajagopalan, Huan-Xiang Zhou, Timothy A. Cross
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E119–E126. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1415908112
PMCID:
PMC4299232
β-Helical architecture of cytoskeletal bactofilin filaments revealed by solid-state NMR
Suresh Vasa, Lin Lin, Chaowei Shi, Birgit Habenstein, Dietmar Riedel, Juliane Kühn, Martin Thanbichler, Adam Lange
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E127–E136. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1418450112
PMCID:
PMC4299214

Cell Biology

Remodeling of intermediate metabolism in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum under nitrogen stress
Orly Levitan, Jorge Dinamarca, Ehud Zelzion, Desmond S. Lun, L. Tiago Guerra, Min Kyung Kim, Joomi Kim, Benjamin A. S. Van Mooy, Debashish Bhattacharya, Paul G. Falkowski
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 412–417. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1419818112
PMCID:
PMC4299248
Lunapark stabilizes nascent three-way junctions in the endoplasmic reticulum
Shuliang Chen, Tanvi Desai, James A. McNew, Patrick Gerard, Peter J. Novick, Susan Ferro-Novick
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 418–423. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423026112
PMCID:
PMC4299238

Developmental Biology

Fnip1 regulates skeletal muscle fiber type specification, fatigue resistance, and susceptibility to muscular dystrophy
Nicholas L. Reyes, Glen B. Banks, Mark Tsang, Daciana Margineantu, Haiwei Gu, Danijel Djukovic, Jacky Chan, Michelle Torres, H. Denny Liggitt, Dinesh K. Hirenallur-S, David M. Hockenbery, Daniel Raftery, Brian M. Iritani
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 424–429. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1413021112
PMCID:
PMC4299192
β-Catenin–related protein WRM-1 is a multifunctional regulatory subunit of the LIT-1 MAPK complex
Xiao-Dong Yang, Tejas R. Karhadkar, Jessica Medina, Scott M. Robertson, Rueyling Lin
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E137–E146. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416339112
PMCID:
PMC4299254

Ecology

Magnesium stable isotope ecology using mammal tooth enamel
Jeremy E. Martin, Derek Vance, Vincent Balter
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 430–435. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1417792112
PMCID:
PMC4299230
Effect of increasing CO2 on the terrestrial carbon cycle
David Schimel, Britton B. Stephens, Joshua B. Fisher
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 436–441. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1407302112
PMCID:
PMC4299228
Matthew L. Forister, Vojtech Novotny, Anna K. Panorska, Leontine Baje, Yves Basset, Philip T. Butterill, Lukas Cizek, Phyllis D. Coley, Francesca Dem, Ivone R. Diniz, Pavel Drozd, Mark Fox, Andrea E. Glassmire, Rebecca Hazen, Jan Hrcek, Joshua P. Jahner, Ondrej Kaman, Tomasz J. Kozubowski, Thomas A. Kursar, Owen T. Lewis, John Lill, Robert J. Marquis, Scott E. Miller, Helena C. Morais, Masashi Murakami, Herbert Nickel, Nicholas A. Pardikes, Robert E. Ricklefs, Michael S. Singer, Angela M. Smilanich, John O. Stireman, Santiago Villamarín-Cortez, Stepan Vodka, Martin Volf, David L. Wagner, Thomas Walla, George D. Weiblen, Lee A. Dyer
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 442–447. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423042112
PMCID:
PMC4299246
Experiment, monitoring, and gradient methods used to infer climate change effects on plant communities yield consistent patterns
Sarah C. Elmendorf, Gregory H. R. Henry, Robert D. Hollister, Anna Maria Fosaa, William A. Gould, Luise Hermanutz, Annika Hofgaard, Ingibjörg I. Jónsdóttir, Janet C. Jorgenson, Esther Lévesque, Borgþór Magnusson, Ulf Molau, Isla H. Myers-Smith, Steven F. Oberbauer, Christian Rixen, Craig E. Tweedie, Marilyn Walker
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 448–452. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1410088112
PMCID:
PMC4299205
Should we “reef” obsolete oil platforms?
Ashley M. Fowler, Peter I. Macreadie, David J. Booth
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E102. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1422274112
PMCID:
PMC4299255

Environmental Sciences

Ironing out carbon export to the deep ocean
Ingrid L. Hendy
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 306–307. Published online Jan 12, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421561112
PMCID:
PMC4299191
Climate change decouples oceanic primary and export productivity and organic carbon burial
Cristina Lopes, Michal Kucera, Alan C. Mix
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 332–335. Published online Dec 1, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1410480111
PMCID:
PMC4299185
Cryptic carbon and sulfur cycling between surface ocean plankton
Bryndan P. Durham, Shalabh Sharma, Haiwei Luo, Christa B. Smith, Shady A. Amin, Sara J. Bender, Stephen P. Dearth, Benjamin A. S. Van Mooy, Shawn R. Campagna, Elizabeth B. Kujawinski, E. Virginia Armbrust, Mary Ann Moran
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 453–457. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1413137112
PMCID:
PMC4299198

Evolution

Ferment in the family tree
Nathaniel J. Dominy
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 308–309. Published online Dec 31, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421566112
PMCID:
PMC4299177
Hominids adapted to metabolize ethanol long before human-directed fermentation
Matthew A. Carrigan, Oleg Uryasev, Carole B. Frye, Blair L. Eckman, Candace R. Myers, Thomas D. Hurley, Steven A. Benner
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 458–463. Published online Dec 1, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1404167111
PMCID:
PMC4299227
Alexander Hayward, Charlie K. Cornwallis, Patric Jern
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 464–469. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1414980112
PMCID:
PMC4299219
Diogo Melo, Gabriel Marroig
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 470–475. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1322632112
PMCID:
PMC4299217

Genetics

James Niels Rosenquist, Steven F. Lehrer, A. James O’Malley, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Jordan W. Smoller, Nicholas A. Christakis
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 354–359. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1411893111
PMCID:
PMC4299180

Immunology and Inflammation

miR-155 augments CD8+ T-cell antitumor activity in lymphoreplete hosts by enhancing responsiveness to homeostatic γc cytokines
Yun Ji, Claudia Wrzesinski, Zhiya Yu, Jinhui Hu, Sanjivan Gautam, Nga V. Hawk, William G. Telford, Douglas C. Palmer, Zulmarie Franco, Madhusudhanan Sukumar, Rahul Roychoudhuri, David Clever, Christopher A. Klebanoff, Charles D. Surh, Thomas A. Waldmann, Nicholas P. Restifo, Luca Gattinoni
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 476–481. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1422916112
PMCID:
PMC4299215
Appearance and disappearance of the mRNA signature characteristic of Treg cells in visceral adipose tissue: Age, diet, and PPARγ effects
Daniela Cipolletta, Paul Cohen, Bruce M. Spiegelman, Christophe Benoist, Diane Mathis
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 482–487. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423486112
PMCID:
PMC4299242
Controlled analysis of nanoparticle charge on mucosal and systemic antibody responses following pulmonary immunization
Catherine A. Fromen, Gregory R. Robbins, Tammy W. Shen, Marc P. Kai, Jenny P. Y. Ting, Joseph M. DeSimone
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 488–493. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1422923112
PMCID:
PMC4299250
Intracellular osteopontin regulates homeostasis and function of natural killer cells
Jianmei W. Leavenworth, Bert Verbinnen, Qin Wang, Erxia Shen, Harvey Cantor
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 494–499. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423011112
PMCID:
PMC4299239
B-cell repertoire responses to varicella-zoster vaccination in human identical twins
Chen Wang, Yi Liu, Mary M. Cavanagh, Sabine Le Saux, Qian Qi, Krishna M. Roskin, Timothy J. Looney, Ji-Yeun Lee, Vaishali Dixit, Cornelia L. Dekker, Gary E. Swan, Jörg J. Goronzy, Scott D. Boyd
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 500–505. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1415875112
PMCID:
PMC4299233
Hematopoietic IKBKE limits the chronicity of inflammasome priming and metaflammation
Meghana N. Patel, William G. Bernard, Nikolay B. Milev, William P. Cawthorn, Nichola Figg, Dan Hart, Xavier Prieur, Sam Virtue, Krisztina Hegyi, Stephanie Bonnafous, Beatrice Bailly-Maitre, Yajing Chu, Julian L. Griffin, Ziad Mallat, Robert V. Considine, Albert Tran, Philippe Gual, Osamu Takeuchi, Shizuo Akira, Antonio Vidal-Puig, Martin R. Bennett, Jaswinder K. Sethi
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 506–511. Published online Dec 24, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1414536112
PMCID:
PMC4299251
Inducible RNAi in vivo reveals that the transcription factor BATF is required to initiate but not maintain CD8+ T-cell effector differentiation
Jernej Godec, Glenn S. Cowley, R. Anthony Barnitz, David E. Root, Arlene H. Sharpe, W. Nicholas Haining
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 512–517. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1413291112
PMCID:
PMC4299213
Diane G. Carnathan, Katherine S. Wetzel, Joana Yu, S. Thera Lee, Brent A. Johnson, Mirko Paiardini, Jian Yan, Matthew P. Morrow, Niranjan Y. Sardesai, David B. Weiner, Hildegund C. J. Ertl, Guido Silvestri
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 518–523. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1407466112
PMCID:
PMC4299179
Chun Jing Wang, Frank Heuts, Vitalijs Ovcinnikovs, Lukasz Wardzinski, Chantelle Bowers, Emily M. Schmidt, Alexandros Kogimtzis, Rupert Kenefeck, David M. Sansom, Lucy S. K. Walker
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 524–529. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1414576112
PMCID:
PMC4299196
Immunological consequences of intragenus conservation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis T-cell epitopes
Cecilia S. Lindestam Arlehamn, Sinu Paul, Federico Mele, Charlie Huang, Jason A. Greenbaum, Randi Vita, John Sidney, Bjoern Peters, Federica Sallusto, Alessandro Sette
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E147–E155. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416537112
PMCID:
PMC4299226
Roberto A. Maldonado, Robert A. LaMothe, Joseph D. Ferrari, Ai-Hong Zhang, Robert J. Rossi, Pallavi N. Kolte, Aaron P. Griset, Conlin O’Neil, David H. Altreuter, Erica Browning, Lloyd Johnston, Omid C. Farokhzad, Robert Langer, David W. Scott, Ulrich H. von Andrian, Takashi Kei Kishimoto
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E156–E165. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1408686111
PMCID:
PMC4299193
Daniel J. Kowalewski, Heiko Schuster, Linus Backert, Claudia Berlin, Stefan Kahn, Lothar Kanz, Helmut R. Salih, Hans-Georg Rammensee, Stefan Stevanovic, Juliane Sarah Stickel
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E166–E175. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416389112
PMCID:
PMC4299203

Medical Sciences

Ronald J. Daniels
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 313–318. Published online Jan 5, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1418761112
PMCID:
PMC4299207
MSCs derived from iPSCs with a modified protocol are tumor-tropic but have much less potential to promote tumors than bone marrow MSCs
Qingguo Zhao, Carl A. Gregory, Ryang Hwa Lee, Roxanne L. Reger, Lizheng Qin, Bo Hai, Min Sung Park, Nara Yoon, Bret Clough, Eoin McNeill, Darwin J. Prockop, Fei Liu
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 530–535. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423008112
PMCID:
PMC4299223
Inhibition of soluble epoxide hydrolase modulates inflammation and autophagy in obese adipose tissue and liver: Role for omega-3 epoxides
Cristina López-Vicario, José Alcaraz-Quiles, Verónica García-Alonso, Bibiana Rius, Sung H. Hwang, Esther Titos, Aritz Lopategi, Bruce D. Hammock, Vicente Arroyo, Joan Clària
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 536–541. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1422590112
PMCID:
PMC4299190
A red meat-derived glycan promotes inflammation and cancer progression
Annie N. Samraj, Oliver M. T. Pearce, Heinz Läubli, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Anne K. Bergfeld, Kalyan Banda, Christopher J. Gregg, Andrea E. Bingman, Patrick Secrest, Sandra L. Diaz, Nissi M. Varki, Ajit Varki
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 542–547. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1417508112
PMCID:
PMC4299224

Microbiology

Evolution of the H9N2 influenza genotype that facilitated the genesis of the novel H7N9 virus
Juan Pu, Shuoguo Wang, Yanbo Yin, Guozhong Zhang, Robert A. Carter, Jinliang Wang, Guanlong Xu, Honglei Sun, Min Wang, Chu Wen, Yandi Wei, Dongdong Wang, Baoli Zhu, Gordon Lemmon, Yuannian Jiao, Susu Duan, Qian Wang, Qian Du, Meng Sun, Jinnan Bao, Yipeng Sun, Jixun Zhao, Hui Zhang, Gang Wu, Jinhua Liu, Robert G. Webster
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 548–553. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1422456112
PMCID:
PMC4299237
Epstein–Barr virus nuclear antigen 3A partially coincides with EBNA3C genome-wide and is tethered to DNA through BATF complexes
Stefanie C. S. Schmidt, Sizun Jiang, Hufeng Zhou, Bradford Willox, Amy M. Holthaus, Peter V. Kharchenko, Eric C. Johannsen, Elliott Kieff, Bo Zhao
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 554–559. Published online Dec 24, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1422580112
PMCID:
PMC4299249
Direct measurement of oxidative and nitrosative stress dynamics in Salmonella inside macrophages
Joris van der Heijden, Else S. Bosman, Lisa A. Reynolds, B. Brett Finlay
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 560–565. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1414569112
PMCID:
PMC4299202
The chemistry of negotiation: Rhythmic, glycan-driven acidification in a symbiotic conversation
Julia A. Schwartzman, Eric Koch, Elizabeth A. C. Heath-Heckman, Lawrence Zhou, Natacha Kremer, Margaret J. McFall-Ngai, Edward G. Ruby
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 566–571. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1418580112
PMCID:
PMC4299225
Dialkylresorcinols as bacterial signaling molecules
Sophie Brameyer, Darko Kresovic, Helge B. Bode, Ralf Heermann
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 572–577. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1417685112
PMCID:
PMC4299209
Antiviral immunity of Anopheles gambiae is highly compartmentalized, with distinct roles for RNA interference and gut microbiota
Guillaume Carissimo, Emilie Pondeville, Melanie McFarlane, Isabelle Dietrich, Christian Mitri, Emmanuel Bischoff, Christophe Antoniewski, Catherine Bourgouin, Anna-Bella Failloux, Alain Kohl, Kenneth D. Vernick
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E176–E185. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1412984112
PMCID:
PMC4299212
The polarity of myxobacterial gliding is regulated by direct interactions between the gliding motors and the Ras homolog MglA
Beiyan Nan, Jigar N. Bandaria, Kathy Y. Guo, Xue Fan, Amirpasha Moghtaderi, Ahmet Yildiz, David R. Zusman
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E186–E193. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421073112
PMCID:
PMC4299211
David Berry, Esther Mader, Tae Kwon Lee, Dagmar Woebken, Yun Wang, Di Zhu, Marton Palatinszky, Arno Schintlmeister, Markus C. Schmid, Buck T. Hanson, Naama Shterzer, Itzhak Mizrahi, Isabella Rauch, Thomas Decker, Thomas Bocklitz, Jürgen Popp, Christopher M. Gibson, Patrick W. Fowler, Wei E. Huang, Michael Wagner
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E194–E203. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1420406112
PMCID:
PMC4299247

Neuroscience

Nobuhiro Yamagata, Toshiharu Ichinose, Yoshinori Aso, Pierre-Yves Plaçais, Anja B. Friedrich, Richard J. Sima, Thomas Preat, Gerald M. Rubin, Hiromu Tanimoto
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 578–583. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421930112
PMCID:
PMC4299218
Christa J. Van Dort, Daniel P. Zachs, Jonathan D. Kenny, Shu Zheng, Rebecca R. Goldblum, Noah A. Gelwan, Daniel M. Ramos, Michael A. Nolan, Karen Wang, Feng-Ju Weng, Yingxi Lin, Matthew A. Wilson, Emery N. Brown
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 584–589. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423136112
PMCID:
PMC4299243
G protein-coupled odorant receptors underlie mechanosensitivity in mammalian olfactory sensory neurons
Timothy Connelly, Yiqun Yu, Xavier Grosmaitre, Jue Wang, Lindsey C. Santarelli, Agnes Savigner, Xin Qiao, Zhenshan Wang, Daniel R. Storm, Minghong Ma
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 590–595. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1418515112
PMCID:
PMC4299258
Enhancement of a robust arcuate GABAergic input to gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons in a model of polycystic ovarian syndrome
Aleisha M. Moore, Mel Prescott, Christopher J. Marshall, Siew Hoong Yip, Rebecca E. Campbell
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 596–601. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1415038112
PMCID:
PMC4299257
Identity of the NMDA receptor coagonist is synapse specific and developmentally regulated in the hippocampus
Matildé Le Bail, Magalie Martineau, Silvia Sacchi, Natalia Yatsenko, Inna Radzishevsky, Sandrine Conrod, Karima Ait Ouares, Herman Wolosker, Loredano Pollegioni, Jean-Marie Billard, Jean-Pierre Mothet
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E204–E213. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416668112
PMCID:
PMC4299231
Differential roles of delay-period neural activity in the monkey dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in visual–haptic crossmodal working memory
Liping Wang, Xianchun Li, Steven S. Hsiao, Fred A. Lenz, Mark Bodner, Yong-Di Zhou, Joaquín M. Fuster
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E214–E219. Published online Dec 24, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1410130112
PMCID:
PMC4299181
Sensory determinants of behavioral dynamics in Drosophila thermotaxis
Mason Klein, Bruno Afonso, Ashley J. Vonner, Luis Hernandez-Nunez, Matthew Berck, Christopher J. Tabone, Elizabeth A. Kane, Vincent A. Pieribone, Michael N. Nitabach, Albert Cardona, Marta Zlatic, Simon G. Sprecher, Marc Gershow, Paul A. Garrity, Aravinthan D. T. Samuel
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E220–E229. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416212112
PMCID:
PMC4299240

Physiology

Stac adaptor proteins regulate trafficking and function of muscle and neuronal L-type Ca2+ channels
Alexander Polster, Stefano Perni, Hicham Bichraoui, Kurt G. Beam
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 602–606. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423113112
PMCID:
PMC4299259
Coral host cells acidify symbiotic algal microenvironment to promote photosynthesis
Katie L. Barott, Alexander A. Venn, Sidney O. Perez, Sylvie Tambutté, Martin Tresguerres
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 607–612. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1413483112
PMCID:
PMC4299235

Plant Biology

Nitric oxide negatively regulates abscisic acid signaling in guard cells by S-nitrosylation of OST1
Pengcheng Wang, Yanyan Du, Yueh-Ju Hou, Yang Zhao, Chuan-Chih Hsu, Feijuan Yuan, Xiaohong Zhu, W. Andy Tao, Chun-Peng Song, Jian-Kang Zhu
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 613–618. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423481112
PMCID:
PMC4299189

Psychological and Cognitive Sciences

Lucile Dupin, Vincent Hayward, Mark Wexler
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 619–624. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1419539112
PMCID:
PMC4299183
Enhancing long-term memory with stimulation tunes visual attention in one trial
Robert M. G. Reinhart, Geoffrey F. Woodman
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): 625–630. Published online Dec 29, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1417259112
PMCID:
PMC4299199
Extinction learning, which consists of the inhibition of retrieval, can be learned without retrieval
Jociane de Carvalho Myskiw, Cristiane Regina Guerino Furini, Bianca Schmidt, Flávia Ferreira, Ivan Izquierdo
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E230–E233. Published online Dec 30, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423465112
PMCID:
PMC4299186

Corrections

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E234. Published online Dec 23, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423846112
PMCID:
PMC4299253
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E235. Published online Dec 23, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1424195112
PMCID:
PMC4299184
Correction for Paz et al., Combinatorial regulation of a signal-dependent activator by phosphorylation and acetylation
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E236. Published online Dec 23, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423565112
PMCID:
PMC4299195
Correction for Yueh et al., The commonly used antimicrobial additive triclosan is a liver tumor promoter
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 13, 2015; 112(2): E237. Published online Dec 23, 2014. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423844112
PMCID:
PMC4299182

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