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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

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