News & Views | Published:

Evolution

Gene regulation in transition

Nature volume 534, pages 482483 (23 June 2016) | Download Citation

An in-depth analysis of a close relative of animals, Capsaspora owczarzaki, provides clues to the changes in gene regulation that occurred during the transition to multicellularity.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

References

  1. 1.

    Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci. 39, 217–239 (2011).

  2. 2.

    et al. Cell 165, 1224–1237 (2016).

  3. 3.

    Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 50, 255–274 (1993).

  4. 4.

    & Annu. Rev. Genet. 47, 509–537 (2013).

  5. 5.

    , & Cell 157, 13–25 (2014).

  6. 6.

    et al. eLife 2, e01287 (2013).

  7. 7.

    , , & Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 111, 4478–4483 (2014).

  8. 8.

    Cold Spring Harb. Perspect. Med. 3, a014332 (2013).

  9. 9.

    , & Nature Rev. Genet. 13, 233–245 (2012).

  10. 10.

    , , & eLife 3, e04070 (2014).

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

  1. David S. Booth and Nicole King are at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720-3200, USA.

    • David S. Booth
    •  & Nicole King

Authors

  1. Search for David S. Booth in:

  2. Search for Nicole King in:

Corresponding authors

Correspondence to David S. Booth or Nicole King.

About this article

Publication history

Published

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1038/nature18447

Further reading

Comments

By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing