In a recent study, researchers from the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) explored species delimitation of Engelhardia, a genus of deciduous or evergreen trees in the walnut family (Juglandaceae), in tropical and subtropical Asia.
Researchers from Institute of Microbiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences reported the anti-NAFLD effects of a Ganoderma meroterpene derivative that increased the abundance of Bacteroides spp. to activate Bacteroides-folate-liver pathway and further alleviate Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
A research group led by Dr. LIU Hongtao from CAS Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences identified that two new proteins, named COR27 and COR28, act as key regulators in the COP1–HY5 regulatory hub by ensuring proper skotomorphogenic growth in the dark and photomorphogenic development in the light.
A research team led by Dr. WANG Jiawei from CAS Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Sciences revealed a hierarchical transcriptional regulatory network for somatic embryogenesis.
Dr. YANG Huangtian's team from the Shanghai Institute of Nutrition and Health and Dr. CAO Nan's team from Sun Yat-sen University reported a perspective article on human pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes in heart disease modeling and repair.
An international research team co-led by Prof. WANG Bo from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology has confirmed the special trap-jaw predation mechanism of hell ants, providing new insights into their evolution.
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