A new study on the role of Piezo2 in mechanosensory specialization of trigeminal neurons is out on the cover of Cell Reports!
Schneider ER, Anderson EO, Feketa VV, Mastrotto M, Nikolaev YA, Gracheva EO, Bagriantsev SN. A cross-species analysis reveals a common strategy for mechanosensory specialization in trigeminal ganglia. Cell Reports 2019, 26(8): 1979-1987.
UPD: an interesting digest of this study on “Why Evolution is True” website: Duck beaks, Umwelt and Kantian a prioris
Surviving Seasonal Slumber: a nice piece inspired by our TRPM8 paper is out in this issue of National Wildlife!
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More press coverage on this paper is here.
Our paper on TRPM8 in hibernating animals is published in Cell Reports and featured on the cover!
Matos-Cruz V, Schneider E, Mastrotto M, Merriman D, Bagriantsev S, Gracheva E. Molecular prerequisites for diminished cold sensitivity in ground squirrels and hamsters. Cell Reports 2017, 21(12): 3329-37.
Our paper on Piezo2 and duckbill mechanosensitivity is featured on the cover of today’s issue of PNAS! Special thanks to Ryan Dunn for providing the photo.
A great commentary in PNAS by Ruhma Syeda on our latest paper on the sense of touch in duck neurons!
Our latest duck story was covered in Science News – a very nice takeaway by Roni Dengler:
Our recent paper has been highlighted on the PNAS website!
JCB has published an interview with Elena. Now we know everything.
Our PNAS story on UCP1 in neurons makes it to the cover of the Yale Scientific magazine:
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The duck paper is on the cover of PNAS issue 41!