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Evolution of reduced co-activator dependence led to target expansion of a starvation response pathway
He BZ , Zhou X, O'Shea EK .   (2017)   eLife. 6:e25157
Expression profile and gene age jointly shaped the genome-wide distribution of premature termination codons in a Drosophila melanogaster population
Yang H , He BZ , Ma H, Tsaur SC, Ma C, Wu Y, Ting CT, Zhang YE .   (2015)   Mol Biol Evol. 32(1),216-228
Effect of Genetic Variation in a Drosophila Model of Diabetes-Associated Misfolded Human Proinsulin
He BZ , Ludwig MZ, Dickerson DA, Barse L, Arun B, Vilhjálmsson BJ, Jiang P, Park SY, Tamarina NA, Selleck SB, Wittkopp PJ, Bell GI, Kreitman M .   (2014)   Genetics. 196(2):557-67
Does Positive Selection Drive Transcription Factor Binding Site Turnover? A Test with Drosophila Cis-Regulatory Modules
He BZ , Holloway AK, Maerkl SJ, Kreitman M .   (2011)   PLoS Genet. 7(4):e1002053

All publications

GenTree, an integrated resource for analyzing the evolution and function of primate-specific coding genes.
Shao Y, Chen C, Shen H, He BZ, Yu D, Jiang S, Zhao S, Gao Z, Zhu Z, Chen X, Fu Y, Chen H, Gao G, Long M, Zhang YE .   (2019)   Genome Res. (2019) doi:10.1101/gr.238733.118
Dynamic Changes in Yeast Phosphatase Families Allow for Specialization in Phosphate and Thiamine Starvation.
Nahas JV, Iosue CL, Shaik NF, Selhorst K, He BZ, Wykoff DD .   (2018)   G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 2018 May 10;g3.200303.2018
Evolution of reduced co-activator dependence led to target expansion of a starvation response pathway
He BZ , Zhou X, O'Shea EK .   (2017)   eLife. 6:e25157
Emergence, Retention and Selection: A Trilogy of Origination for Functional De Novo Proteins from Ancestral LncRNAs in Primates
Chen JY , Shen QS , Zhou WZ , Peng J, He BZ, Li Y, Liu CJ, Luan X, Ding W, Li S, Chen C, Tan BC, Zhang YE, He A , Li CY   (2015)   PLoS Genet. 11(7): e1005391
Expression profile and gene age jointly shaped the genome-wide distribution of premature termination codons in a Drosophila melanogaster population
Yang H , He BZ , Ma H, Tsaur SC, Ma C, Wu Y, Ting CT, Zhang YE .   (2015)   Mol Biol Evol. 32(1),216-228
Genetic Complexity in a Drosophila Model of Diabetes-Associated Misfolded Human Proinsulin
Park SY , Ludwig MZ , Tamarina NA, He BZ, Carl SH, Dickerson DA, Barse L, Arun B, Williams CL, Miles CM, Philipson LH, Steiner DF, Bell GI, Kreitman M .   (2014)   Genetics. 196(2):539-55
Effect of Genetic Variation in a Drosophila Model of Diabetes-Associated Misfolded Human Proinsulin
He BZ , Ludwig MZ, Dickerson DA, Barse L, Arun B, Vilhjálmsson BJ, Jiang P, Park SY, Tamarina NA, Selleck SB, Wittkopp PJ, Bell GI, Kreitman M .   (2014)   Genetics. 196(2):557-67
Using Drosophila natural variation to study the role of positive selection in cis-regulatory evolution and the genetic basis of a complex disease trait
He BZ   (2012)   The University of Chicago. 145; 3548238
Does Positive Selection Drive Transcription Factor Binding Site Turnover? A Test with Drosophila Cis-Regulatory Modules
He BZ , Holloway AK, Maerkl SJ, Kreitman M .   (2011)   PLoS Genet. 7(4):e1002053
The birth and death of microRNA genes in Drosophila
Lu J, Shen Y, Wu Q, Kumar S, He B, Shi S, Carthew RW, Wang SM , Wu CI .   (2008)   Nat Genet. 40(3):351-5
A quantitative study of lambda-phage SWITCH and its components.
Lou C, Yang X, Liu X, He B, Ouyang Q .   (2007)   Biophys J. 92(8):2685-93