This Week in PLoS

UCSF'S Pedro Beltrao has helped write an article appearing this week in PLoS Biology on the evolution of phosphoregulation. Using in vivo mass spec of the phosphoproteomes of three yeast species and computational approaches, he and his team were able to reconstruct the evolutionary history for the kinase regulation of proteins across 11 yeast species and demonstrated that more than 2,000 genetic interactions in S. cerevisiae and S.

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