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  1. Cold stress poses a significant threat to the quality and productivity of lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.). While previous research has extensively explored the genomic and transcriptomic responses to cold stress ...

    Authors: Mingming Chen, Shuangfeng Dai, Daming Chen, Haomin Chen, Naijie Feng and Dianfeng Zheng
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:686
  2. Cis-regulatory mutations often underlie phenotypic evolution. However, because identifying the locations of promoters and enhancers in non-coding regions is challenging, we have fewer examples of identified causa...

    Authors: Genta Okude, Yo Y. Yamasaki, Atsushi Toyoda, Seiichi Mori and Jun Kitano
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:685
  3. Integration of high throughput DNA genotyping and RNA-sequencing data enables the discovery of genomic regions that regulate gene expression, known as expression quantitative trait loci (eQTL). In pigs, effort...

    Authors: Samin Farhangi, Marta Gòdia, Martijn F.L. Derks, Barbara Harlizius, Bert Dibbits, Rayner González-Prendes, Richard P.M.A. Crooijmans, Ole Madsen and Martien A.M. Groenen
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:684
  4. The escalating impacts of global warming intensify the detrimental effects of heat stress on crop growth and yield. Among the earliest and most vulnerable sites of damage is Photosystem II (PSII). Plants expos...

    Authors: Guangyang Wang, Xiulei Wang, Dongli Li, Xuehe Yang, Tao Hu and Jinmin Fu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:683
  5. Green foxtail [Setaria viridis (L.)] is one of the most abundant and troublesome annual grass weeds in alfalfa fields in Northeast China. Synthetic auxin herbicide is widely used in agriculture, while how auxin h...

    Authors: Wangdan Xiong, Xinfeng Jia, Qixin Wang, Nina Zhong, Hanchi Gao, Lingxin Zhang and Juan Sun
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:682
  6. Analyzing the genetic diversity and selection characteristics of sheep (Ovis aries) holds significant value in understanding their environmental adaptability, enhancing breeding efficiency, and achieving effec...

    Authors: Zhi-peng Han, Rui-zhi Yang, Wen Zhou, Lu-lu Zhang, Jie-ru Wang, Chun-jie Liu and Shu-dong Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:681
  7. The breeder rooster has played a pivotal role in poultry production by providing high-quality semen. Typically, fertility peaks between 30 and 40 weeks of age and then declines rapidly from 45 to 55 weeks of a...

    Authors: Wenjie Liang, Yuehua He, Tingqi Zhu, Binbin Zhang, Shuangxing Liu, Haishan Guo, Pingquan Liu, Huayuan Liu, Donghua Li, Xiangtao Kang, Wenting Li and Guirong Sun
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:680
  8. Oxford Nanopore provides high throughput sequencing platforms able to reconstruct complete bacterial genomes with 99.95% accuracy. However, even small levels of error can obscure the phylogenetic relationships...

    Authors: Tu Luan, Seth Commichaux, Maria Hoffmann, Victor Jayeola, Jae Hee Jang, Mihai Pop, Hugh Rand and Yan Luo
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:679
  9. The piRNA pathway in animal gonads functions as an ‘RNA-based immune system’, serving to silence transposable elements and prevent inheritance of novel invaders. In Drosophila, this pathway relies on three gonad-...

    Authors: David W. J. McQuarrie, Azad Alizada, Benjamin Czech Nicholson and Matthias Soller
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:678
  10. Sorghum anthracnose is a major disease that hampers the productivity of the crop globally. The disease is caused by the hemibiotrophic fungal pathogen Colletotrichum sublineola. The identification of anthracnose-...

    Authors: Chemeda Birhanu, Gezahegn Girma, Firew Mekbib, Habte Nida, Alemu Tirfessa, Dagnachew Lule, Zelalem Bekeko, Getachew Ayana, Tamirat Bejiga, Gudeta Bedada, Meseret Tola, Tokuma Legesse, Habtamu Alemu, Solomon Admasu, Alemnesh Bekele and Tesfaye Mengiste
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:677
  11. The precise mechanisms leading to the development of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) remain incompletely defined. In this study, an integrative approach utilizing untargeted proteomics a...

    Authors: Muyashaer Abudurexiti, Refukaiti Abuduhalike, Tuersunjiang Naman, Nuerdun Wupuer, Dongqin Duan, Mayire Keranmu and Ailiman Mahemuti
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:676
  12. The number of spikelets per spike is a key trait that affects the yield of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Identification of the QTL for spikelets per spike and its genetic effects that could be used in molec...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Wang, Haojie Li, Xinjian Zhou, Yuzhou Mou, Ying Zhang, Lang Yu, Xudong Chen, Fangkun Wu, Hong Zhou, Yu Lin, Caixia Li and Yaxi Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:675
  13. Sponges (phylum Porifera) constantly interact with microbes. They graze on microbes from the water column by filter-feeding and they harbor symbiotic partners within their bodies. In experimental setups, spong...

    Authors: Angela Maria Marulanda-Gomez, Marta Ribes, Sören Franzenburg, Ute Hentschel and Lucia Pita
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:674
  14. Culex tritaeniorhynchus is widely distributed in China, from Hainan Island in the south to Heilongjiang in the north, covering tropical, subtropical, and temperate climate zones. Culex tritaeniorhynchus carries 1...

    Authors: Ye Zhang, Haifang Wang, Jun Du, Yandong Wang, Chuanhui Zang, Peng Cheng, Lijuan Liu, Chongxing Zhang, Ziwei Lou, Jingjing Lei, Jiahui Wu, Maoqing Gong and Hongmei Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:673
  15. The scarcity of freshwater resources resulting in a significant yield loss presents a pressing challenge in agriculture. To address this issue, utilizing abundantly available saline water could offer a smart s...

    Authors: Amal Khalaf Alghamdi, Sabiha Parween, Heribert Hirt and Maged M. Saad
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:672
  16. The dirigent (DIR) genes encode proteins that act as crucial regulators of plant lignin biosynthesis. In Solanaceae species, members of the DIR gene family are intricately related to plant growth and development,...

    Authors: Tong Li, Wenbin Luo, Chaofan Du, Xiaolu Lin, Guojian Lin, Rui Chen, Huaqin He, Ruiqi Wang, Libing Lu and Xiaofang Xie
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:671
  17. The TCP (teosinte branched1/cincinnata/proliferating cell factor) family plays a prominent role in plant development and stress responses. However, TCP family genes have thus far not been identified in castor bea...

    Authors: Yanxiao Li, Xingyang Liu, Xingyuan Xu, Guishuang Zhu, Dianjun Xiang and Peng Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:670
  18. Next-generation risk assessment relies on mechanistic data from new approach methods, including transcriptome data. Various technologies, such as high-throughput targeted sequencing methods and microarray tech...

    Authors: Matthias M. Wehr, Stella Marie Reamon-Buettner, Detlef Ritter, Jan Knebel, Monika Niehof and Sylvia E. Escher
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:669
  19. Hb H disease is the most severe form of α-thalassemia compatible with post-natal life. Compound heterozygous α0-thalassemia− SEA deletion/α+-thalassemia− 3.7kb deletion is the commonest cause of Hb H disease in T...

    Authors: Pannarai Somboonchai, Pimlak Charoenkwan, Sirivipa Piyamongkol, Worashorn Lattiwongsakorn, Tawiwan Pantasri and Wirawit Piyamongkol
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:668
  20. Pruning is an important cultivation management option that has important effects on peach yield and quality. However, the effects of pruning on the overall genetic and metabolic changes in peach leaves and fru...

    Authors: Xiao-Fei Liu, Xiu-Hong An, Xin-Miao Li, He Zhang, Hong-Bo Cao, Hai-Jiang Chen and Yi Tian
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:666
  21. Indoor residual spraying (IRS) and insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) are the main methods used to control mosquito populations for malaria prevention. The efficacy of these strategies is threatened by the spread...

    Authors: Cynthia Awuor Odhiambo, Dieunel Derilus, Lucy Mackenzie Impoinvil, Diana Omoke, Helga Saizonou, Stephen Okeyo, Nsa Dada, Nicola Mulder, Dorothy Nyamai, Steven Nyanjom, Audrey Lenhart, Luc S. Djogbénou and Eric Ochomo
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:665
  22. Wheat landraces are considered a valuable source of genetic diversity for breeding programs. It is useful to evaluate the genetic diversity in breeding studies such as marker-assisted selection (MAS), genome-w...

    Authors: Ying Liu, Bisheng Fu, Qiaofeng Zhang, Jin Cai, Wei Guo, Wenling Zhai and Jizhong Wu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:664
  23. The Atlantic cod is a prolific species in the Atlantic, despite its inconsistent specific antibody response. It presents a peculiar case within vertebrate immunology due to its distinct immune system, characte...

    Authors: Ádám Györkei, Finn-Eirik Johansen and Shuo-Wang Qiao
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:663
  24. The MADS-box gene family is widely distributed in the plant kingdom, and its members typically encoding transcription factors to regulate various aspects of plant growth and development. In particular, the MIKC-t...

    Authors: Maotong Sun, Dongyue Wang, Ying Li, Muge Niu, Cuishuang Liu, Laishuo Liu, Jinnan Wang and Jihong Li
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:662
  25. Breeding polled goats is a welfare-friendly approach for horn removal in comparison to invasive methods. To gain a comprehensive understanding of the genetic basis underlying polledness in goats, we conducted ...

    Authors: Fuhong Zhang, Qingqing Liu, Ping Gong, Yaling Wang, Chenbo Shi, Lu Zhu, Jianqing Zhao, Weiwei Yao and Jun Luo
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:661
  26. Authors: Coline Mahé, Marie-Emilie Lebachelier de la Riviere, Olivier Lasserre, Guillaume Tsikis, Daniel Tomas, Valérie Labas, Sébastien Elis and Marie Saint-Dizier
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:660

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  27. Neither a TYRP1-mediated highly conserved genetic network underlying skin color towards optimum defense nor the pathological tendency of its mutation is well understood. The Oujiang Color Common Carp (Cyprinus ca...

    Authors: Roland Nathan Mandal, Jing Ke, Nusrat Hasan Kanika, Fuyan Wang, Jun Wang and Chenghui Wang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:659
  28. The cashmere goat industry is one of the main pillars of animal husbandry in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and plays an irreplaceable role in local economic development. With the change in feeding methods ...

    Authors: Youjun Rong, Xinle Wang, Qin Na, Xiaofang Ao, Qincheng Xia, Furong Guo, Mingxuan Han, Rong Ma, Fangzheng Shang, Yan Liu, Qi Lv, Zhiying Wang, Rui Su, Yanjun Zhang and Ruijun Wang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:658
  29. Histone deacetylases (HDACs) and histone acetyltransferases (HATs) are involved in plant growth and development as well as in response to environmental changes, by dynamically regulating gene acetylation level...

    Authors: Huanhuan Li, Yao Chen, Yujie Dai, Le Yang and Sheng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:657
  30. Fish reproduction, development and growth are directly affected by temperature, investigating the regulatory mechanisms behind high temperature stress is helpful to construct a finer molecular network. In this...

    Authors: Ying Liu, Zhengyuan Liang, Yulin Li, Wenbin Zhu, Bingbing Feng, Wei Xu, Jianjun Fu, Panpan Wei, Mingkun Luo and Zaijie Dong
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:656
  31. Carcass weight (HCW) and marbling (MARB) are critical for meat quality and market value in beef cattle. In composite breeds like Brangus, which meld the genetics of Angus and Brahman, SNP-based analyses have i...

    Authors: Gabriel A. Zayas, Eduardo Rodriguez, Aakilah Hernandez, Fernanda M. Rezende and Raluca G. Mateescu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:654
  32. Oil bodies or lipid droplets (LDs) in the cytosol are the subcellular storage compartments of seeds and the sites of lipid metabolism providing energy to the germinating seeds. Major LD-associated proteins are...

    Authors: Ramya Parakkunnel, Bhojaraja Naik K, Girimalla Vanishree, Anjitha George, Sripathy KV, Aruna YR, Udaya Bhaskar K, A Anandan and Sanjay Kumar
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:653
  33. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease affecting over 300,000 people worldwide. It is characterized by the progressive decline of the nervous system that leads to the weakening of m...

    Authors: Tess D. Pottinger, Joshua E. Motelow, Gundula Povysil, Cristiane A. Martins Moreno, Zhong Ren, Hemali Phatnani, Timothy J. Aitman, Javier Santoyo-Lopez, Hiroshi Mitsumoto, David B. Goldstein and Matthew B. Harms
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:651
  34. Viperin, also known as radical S-adenosyl-methionine domain containing protein 2 (RSAD2), is an interferon-inducible protein that is involved in the innate immune response against a wide array of viruses. In m...

    Authors: Lise Chaumont, Luc Jouneau, François Huetz, Doret R. van Muilekom, Mathilde Peruzzi, Claudine Raffy, Jérôme Le Hir, Jules Minke, Pierre Boudinot and Bertrand Collet
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:650
  35. Despite the fact that introns mean an energy and time burden for eukaryotic cells, they play an irreplaceable role in the diversification and regulation of protein production. As a common feature of eukaryotic...

    Authors: Pavel Dvorak, Viktor Hlavac, Vojtech Hanicinec, Bhavana Hemantha Rao and Pavel Soucek
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:649
  36. Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera G.) is an important aquatic plant with high ornamental, economic, cultural and ecological values, but abiotic stresses seriously affect its growth and distribution. Q-type C2H2 zinc finger...

    Authors: Huan Liu, Yidan Liu, Fangyu Liu, Lihong Zeng, Yingchun Xu, Qijiang Jin and Yanjie Wang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:648
  37. At a global scale, the SARS-CoV-2 virus did not remain in its initial genotype for a long period of time, with the first global reports of variants of concern (VOCs) in late 2020. Subsequently, genome sequenci...

    Authors: Alexander Thomas, Thomas Battenfeld, Ivana Kraiselburd, Olympia Anastasiou, Ulf Dittmer, Ann-Kathrin Dörr, Adrian Dörr, Carina Elsner, Jule Gosch, Vu Thuy Khanh Le-Trilling, Simon Magin, René Scholtysik, Pelin Yilmaz, Mirko Trilling, Lara Schöler, Johannes Köster…
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:647
  38. Ménière's disease (MD) is a disorder of the inner ear that causes episodic bouts of severe dizziness, roaring tinnitus, and fluctuating hearing loss. To date, no targeted therapy exists. As such, we have under...

    Authors: Kathleen M. Fisch, Sara Brin Rosenthal, Adam Mark, Roman Sasik, Chanond A. Nasamran, Royce Clifford, M. Jennifer Derebery, Ely Boussaty, Kristen Jepsen, Jeffrey Harris and Rick A. Friedman
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:646
  39. Wenchang chickens are one of the most popular local chicken breeds in the Chinese chicken industry. However, the low feed efficiency is the main shortcoming of this breed. Therefore, there is a need to find a ...

    Authors: Keqi Cai, Ranran Liu, Limin Wei, Xiuping Wang, Huanxian Cui, Na Luo, Jie Wen, Yuxiao Chang and Guiping Zhao
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:645
  40. Faba bean is an important legume crop. The genetic diversity among faba bean genotypes is very important for the genetic improvement of target traits. A set of 128 fab bean genotypes that are originally from E...

    Authors: Ahmed Sallam, Ahmed Amro, Amira M. I. Mourad, Abdallah Rafeek, Andreas Boerner and Shamaseldeen Eltaher
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:644
  41. The CBM13 family comprises carbohydrate-binding modules that occur mainly in enzymes and in several ricin-B lectins. The ricin-B lectin domain resembles the CBM13 module to a large extent. Historically, ricin-...

    Authors: Tibo De Coninck, Garry P. Gippert, Bernard Henrissat, Tom Desmet and Els J.M. Van Damme
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:643
  42. Observational studies have preliminarily revealed an association between smoking and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). However, little is known about the causal relationship and shared genetic architectu...

    Authors: Zhaoqi Yan, Yifeng Xu, Keke Li and Liangji Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:642
  43. The Alpine Merino is a new breed of fine-wool sheep adapted to the cold and arid climate of the plateau in the world. It has been popularized in Northwest China due to its superior adaptability as well as exce...

    Authors: Wentao Zhang, Zengkui Lu, Tingting Guo, Chao Yuan and Jianbin Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:641
  44. Drought adaptation is critical to many tree species persisting under climate change, however our knowledge of the genetic basis for trees to adapt to drought is limited. This knowledge gap impedes our fundamen...

    Authors: Collin W. Ahrens, Kevin Murray, Richard A. Mazanec, Scott Ferguson, Ashley Jones, David T. Tissue, Margaret Byrne, Justin O. Borevitz and Paul D. Rymer
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:640
  45. The breeding of layers emphasizes the continual selection of egg-related traits, such as egg production, egg quality and eggshell, which enhance their productivity and meet the demand of market. As the breedin...

    Authors: Xiaochang Li, Fangren Lan, Xiaoman Chen, Yiyuan Yan, Guangqi Li, Guiqin Wu, Congjiao Sun and Ning Yang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:638
  46. Dynamic metabolic reprogramming occurs at different stages of myogenesis and contributes to the fate determination of skeletal muscle satellite cells (MuSCs). Accumulating evidence suggests that mutations in m...

    Authors: Mingming Chen, Yan Li, Xueling Xu, Shuqi Wang, Zhimei Liu, Shiyu Qi, Dandan Si, Zhuo Man, Shoulong Deng, Guoshi Liu, Yue Zhao, Kun Yu and Zhengxing Lian
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:637
  47. Jasmonate ZIM-domain (JAZ) proteins, which act as negative regulators in the jasmonic acid (JA) signalling pathway, have significant implications for plant development and response to abiotic stress.

    Authors: Wei Yan, Xueming Dong, Rong Li, Xianglong Zhao, Qiang Zhou, Dong Luo and Zhipeng Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:636

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