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    Quahog Parasite Unknown (QPX) is an opportunistic protistan pathogen of the clam Mercenaria mercenaria. Infections with QPX have caused significant economic losses in the Northeastern United States. Previous rese...

    Authors: Sleiman Bassim and Bassem Allam

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:486

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    Advances in genomics technologies are making it increasingly feasible to characterize breeding lines that carry traits of agronomic interest. Tobacco germplasm lines that carry loci designated VAM and va have bee...

    Authors: Kurtis L. Dluge, Zhongbang Song, Bingwu Wang, W. Tyler Steede, Bingguang Xiao, Yong Liu and Ralph E. Dewey

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:484

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  3. Content type: Methodology article

    The rat genome was sequenced in 2004 with the aim to improve human health altered by disease and environmental influences through gene discovery and animal model validation. Here, we report development and tes...

    Authors: Julie F. Foley, Dhiral P. Phadke, Owen Hardy, Sara Hardy, Victor Miller, Anup Madan, Kellie Howard, Kimberly Kruse, Cara Lord, Sreenivasa Ramaiahgari, Gregory G. Solomon, Ruchir R. Shah, Arun R. Pandiri, Ronald A. Herbert, Robert C. Sills and B. Alex Merrick

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:487

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    Copy number variation (CNV) has been implicated in the genetics of multiple human diseases. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2DS) are two of the most common diseases which are...

    Authors: Xiaoqing Zhang, Bo Wang, Lichen Zhang, Guoling You, Robert A. Palais, Luming Zhou and Qihua Fu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:485

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    The viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV) is a major threat for salmonid farming and for wild fish populations worldwide. Previous studies have highlighted the importance of innate factors regulated by a m...

    Authors: Eloi R. Verrier, Carine Genet, Denis Laloë, Florence Jaffrezic, Andrea Rau, Diane Esquerre, Nicolas Dechamp, Céline Ciobotaru, Caroline Hervet, Francine Krieg, Luc Jouneau, Christophe Klopp, Edwige Quillet and Pierre Boudinot

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:482

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  6. Content type: Methodology article

    Apoptosis is associated with some human diseases, including cancer, autoimmune disease, neurodegenerative disease and ischemic damage, etc. Apoptosis proteins subcellular localization information is very impor...

    Authors: Bin Yu, Shan Li, Wenying Qiu, Minghui Wang, Junwei Du, Yusen Zhang and Xing Chen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:478

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    Some mobile genetic elements target the lagging strand template during DNA replication. Bacterial examples are insertion sequences IS608 and ISDra2 (IS200/IS605 family members). They use obligatory single-strande...

    Authors: Yves Quentin, Patricia Siguier, Mick Chandler and Gwennaele Fichant

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:475

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    Face morphology is strongly determined by genetic factors. However, only a small number of genes related to face morphology have been identified to date. Here, we performed a two-stage genome-wide association ...

    Authors: Seongwon Cha, Ji Eun Lim, Ah Yeon Park, Jun-Hyeong Do, Si Woo Lee, Chol Shin, Nam Han Cho, Ji-One Kang, Jeong Min Nam, Jong-Sik Kim, Kwang-Man Woo, Seung-Hwan Lee, Jong Yeol Kim and Bermseok Oh

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:481

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  9. Content type: Methodology article

    Single-cell transcriptomics allows researchers to investigate complex communities of heterogeneous cells. It can be applied to stem cells and their descendants in order to chart the progression from multipoten...

    Authors: Kelly Street, Davide Risso, Russell B. Fletcher, Diya Das, John Ngai, Nir Yosef, Elizabeth Purdom and Sandrine Dudoit

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:477

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    Phytophthora infestans is responsible for late blight, one of the most important potato diseases. Phenazine-1-carboxylic acid (PCA)-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens strain LBUM223 isolated in our laboratory show...

    Authors: Roxane Roquigny, Amy Novinscak, Tanya Arseneault, David L. Joly and Martin Filion

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:474

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    Sugarcane (Saccharum L. plant) is an important crop for sugar and bio-energy production around the world. Among sugarcane diseases, smut caused by Sporisorium scitamineum is one of the major fungal diseases causi...

    Authors: Ning Huang, Hui Ling, Feng Liu, Yachun Su, Weihua Su, Huaying Mao, Xu Zhang, Ling Wang, Rukai Chen and Youxiong Que

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:479

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    Gene expression can be influenced by DNA methylation 1) distally, at regulatory elements such as enhancers, as well as 2) proximally, at promoters. Our current understanding of the influence of distal DNA meth...

    Authors: Elizabeth M. Kennedy, George N. Goehring, Michael H. Nichols, Chloe Robins, Divya Mehta, Torsten Klengel, Eleazar Eskin, Alicia K. Smith and Karen N. Conneely

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:476

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    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that one of the authors’ names is spelled incorrectly.

    Authors: Kai-Wei Chang, Yen-Tzu Tseng, Yi-Chen Chen, Chih-Yun Yu, Hung-Fu Liao, Yi-Chun Chen, Yu-Fan Evan Tu, Shinn-Chih Wu, I-Hsuan Liu, Marina Pinskaya, Antonin Morillon, Bertrand Pain and Shau-Ping Lin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:480

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    The original article was published in BMC Genomics 2018 19:425

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    Salinity is an important abiotic stress that influences the physiological and metabolic activity, reproduction, growth and development of marine fish. It has been suggested that half-smooth tongue sole (Cynogloss...

    Authors: Yufeng Si, Haishen Wen, Yun Li, Feng He, Jifang Li, Siping Li and Huiwen He

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:464

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    Pear (Pyrus spp.) is an economically important temperate fruit tree worldwide. In the past decade, significant progress has been made in pear molecular genetics based on DNA research, but the number of molecular ...

    Authors: Huabai Xue, Pujuan Zhang, Ting Shi, Jian Yang, Long Wang, Suke Wang, Yanli Su, Huirong Zhang, Yushan Qiao and Xiugen Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:473

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    Mycorrhizal symbiosis is one of the most fundamental types of mutualistic plant-microbe interaction. Among the many classes of mycorrhizae, the arbuscular mycorrhizae have the most general symbiotic style and ...

    Authors: Yuuki Kobayashi, Taro Maeda, Katsushi Yamaguchi, Hiromu Kameoka, Sachiko Tanaka, Tatsuhiro Ezawa, Shuji Shigenobu and Masayoshi Kawaguchi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:465

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    The availability of the genomes of two archaic humans, Neanderthal and Denisovan, and that of modern humans provides researchers an opportunity to investigate genetic differences between these three subspecies...

    Authors: Matyas F. Cserhati, Mary-Ellen Mooter, Lauren Peterson, Benjamin Wicks, Peng Xiao, Mark Pauley and Chittibabu Guda

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:472

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    Dryopteris fragrans (D. fragrans) is a potential medicinal fern distributed in volcanic magmatic rock areas under tough environmental condition. Sporangia are important organs for fern reproduction. This study wa...

    Authors: Zhen Lu, Qingyang Huang, Tong Zhang, Baozhong Hu and Ying Chang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:471

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    Eukaryotic cells contain a huge variety of internally specialized subcellular compartments. Stoichiogenomics aims to reveal patterns of elements usage in biological macromolecules. However, the stoichiogenomic...

    Authors: Yu-Juan Zhang, Chengxu Zhu, Yiran Ding, Zheng-Wen Yan, Gong-Hua Li, Yang Lan, Jian-Fan Wen and Bin Chen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:469

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    Allele-specific transcriptional regulation, including of imprinted genes, is essential for normal mammalian development. While the regulatory regions controlling imprinted genes are associated with DNA methyla...

    Authors: Julien Richard Albert, Tasuku Koike, Hamid Younesy, Richard Thompson, Aaron B. Bogutz, Mohammad M. Karimi and Matthew C. Lorincz

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:463

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