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Editorials

Getting beyond Hwang p1

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-1


Genetically modified mush p2

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-2


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News


Serono changes tack p5

Cormac Sheridan

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-5



Lack of private financing hobbles emerging biotech regions pp7 - 9

Hepeng Jia, K.S. Jayarama & Marina Astvatsaturyan

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-7


In Brief

News In Brief pp11 - 12

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-11


Data Page

Tech transfer revs up p13

Stacy Lawrence

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-13


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Bioentrepreneur

Bioenews

Swedish roadtrip p15

Stephan Herrera

doi:10.1038/bioent888


Building a business

Beyond patents and royalties: the perception and reality of doing business with the NIH pp17 - 20

Gil Ben-Menachem, Steven M. Ferguson & Krishna Balakrishnan

doi:10.1038/bioent895


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Opinion and Comment

Correspondence

Wrestling with SUMO and bio-ontologies p21

Mark A. Musen, Suzanna Lewis & Barry Smith

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-21a


Wrestling with SUMO and bio-ontologies pp21 - 22

Christian Stoeckert, Catherine Ball, Alvis Brazma, Ryan Brinkman, Helen Causton, Liju Fan, Jennifer Fostel, Gilberto Fragoso, Mervi Heiskanen, Frank Holstege, Norman Morrison, Helen Parkinson, John Quackenbush, Philippe Rocca-Serra, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Ugis Sarkans, Gavin Sherlock, Robert Stevens, Chris Taylor, Ronald Taylor, Patricia Whetzel & Joseph White

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-21b


Wrestling with SUMO and bio-ontologies pp22 - 23

Mark Miller & Rami Rifaieh

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-22


Reply to Wrestling with SUMO and bio-ontologies p23

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-23a


European GMO labeling thresholds impractical and unscientific pp23 - 25

Florian Weighardt

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-23b


ATCC not involved in negotiations with India p25

Jesus Soriano

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-25


Commentary

Investor's Lab

Paying over the odds p29

Tom Jacobs

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-29


Book Review

Clone aid p30

Arthur L. Caplan

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-30


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Features

The licensing of DNA patents by US academic institutions: an empirical survey pp31 - 39

Lori Pressman, Richard Burgess, Robert M Cook-Deegan, Stephen J McCormack, Io Nami-Wolk, Melissa Soucy & LeRoy Walters

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-31


Patents

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News and Views

Fishing for cancer models pp45 - 46

Clemens Grabher & A Thomas Look

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-45

See also: Research by Lam et al.



RNAi tackles a sexually transmitted disease pp48 - 49

Patricia Cristofaro & Bharat Ramratnam

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-48


Research Highlights p50

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-50


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Computational Biology

Primer

Inference in Bayesian networks pp51 - 53

Chris J Needham, James R Bradford, Andrew J Bulpitt & David R Westhead

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-51


Analysis

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Research

Perspective

Brief Communications

Conservation of gene expression signatures between zebrafish and human liver tumors and tumor progression pp73 - 75

Siew Hong Lam, Yi Lian Wu, Vinsensius B Vega, Lance D Miller, Jan Spitsbergen, Yan Tong, Huiqing Zhan, Kunde R Govindarajan, Serene Lee, Sinnakarupan Mathavan, Karuturi R Krishna Murthy, Donald R Buhler, Edison T Liu & Zhiyuan Gong

doi:10.1038/nbt1169

See also: News and Views by Grabher & Look


Production of a recombinant bacterial lipoprotein in higher plant chloroplasts pp76 - 77

Karin Glenz, Bernadette Bouchon, Thomas Stehle, Reinhard Wallich, Markus M Simon & Heribert Warzecha

doi:10.1038/nbt1170


Article

Engineering and characterization of a superfolder green fluorescent protein pp79 - 88

Jean-Denis Pédelacq, Stéphanie Cabantous, Timothy Tran, Thomas C Terwilliger & Geoffrey S Waldo

doi:10.1038/nbt1172


Letters

A genetic strategy to treat sickle cell anemia by coregulating globin transgene expression and RNA interference pp89 - 94

Selda Samakoglu, Leszek Lisowski, Tulin Budak-Alpdogan, Yelena Usachenko, Santina Acuto, Rosalba Di Marzo, Aurelio Maggio, Ping Zhu, John F. Tisdale, Isabelle Rivière & Michel Sadelain

doi:10.1038/nbt1176


A genetically encoded photosensitizer pp95 - 99

Maria E Bulina, Dmitriy M Chudakov, Olga V Britanova, Yurii G Yanushevich, Dmitry B Staroverov, Tatyana V Chepurnykh, Ekaterina M Merzlyak, Maria A Shkrob, Sergey Lukyanov & Konstantin A Lukyanov

doi:10.1038/nbt1175



Erect leaves caused by brassinosteroid deficiency increase biomass production and grain yield in rice pp105 - 109

Tomoaki Sakamoto, Yoichi Morinaka, Toshiyuki Ohnishi, Hidehiko Sunohara, Shozo Fujioka, Miyako Ueguchi-Tanaka, Masaharu Mizutani, Kanzo Sakata, Suguru Takatsuto, Shigeo Yoshida, Hiroshi Tanaka, Hidemi Kitano & Makoto Matsuoka

doi:10.1038/nbt1173

See also: News and Views by Feldmann


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Naturejobs

Careers and Recruitment

Thinking outside the cell pp111 - 112

Corie Lok

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-111


People

People p114

doi:10.1038/nbt0106-114


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