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  1. The black-crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) is an ardeid bird successfully adapted to the nocturnal environment. Previous studies had indicated that the eyes of the night herons have evolved several spe...

    Authors: Haoran Luo, Site Luo, Wenzhen Fang, Qingxian Lin, Xiaolin Chen and Xiaoping Zhou
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:683
  2. The brown planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens Stål)is a notorious rice pest in many areas of Asia. Study on the molecular mechanisms underlying its development and reproduction will provide scientific basis for effec...

    Authors: Weixia Wang, Tingheng Zhu, Pinjun Wan, Qi Wei, Jiachun He, Fengxiang Lai and Qiang Fu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:682
  3. Promoters, non-coding DNA sequences located at upstream regions of the transcription start site of genes/gene clusters, are essential regulatory elements for the initiation and regulation of transcriptional pr...

    Authors: Thanh-Hoang Nguyen-Vo, Quang H. Trinh, Loc Nguyen, Phuong-Uyen Nguyen-Hoang, Susanto Rahardja and Binh P. Nguyen
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23(Suppl 5):681

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 23 Supplement 5

  4. Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) is considered a staple food in a number of developing countries. Several diseases attack the crop leading to substantial economic losses around the globe. However, the crop has ra...

    Authors: Asma Rahmanzadeh, Bahman Khahani, S. Mohsen Taghavi, Moein Khojasteh and Ebrahim Osdaghi
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:680
  5. The importance of fathers’ engagement in care and its critical role in the offspring’s cognitive and emotional development is now well established. Yet, little is known on the underlying neurobiology due to th...

    Authors: Florian Duclot, Yan Liu, Samantha K. Saland, Zuoxin Wang and Mohamed Kabbaj
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:679
  6. With the expansion of animal production, parasitic helminths are gaining increasing economic importance. However, application of several established deworming agents can harm treated hosts and environment due ...

    Authors: Hanno Schmidt, Katharina Mauer, Manuel Glaser, Bahram Sayyaf Dezfuli, Sören Lukas Hellmann, Ana Lúcia Silva Gomes, Falk Butter, Rebecca C. Wade, Thomas Hankeln and Holger Herlyn
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:677
  7. The Manila clam Ruditapesphilippinarum is one of the most economically important marine shellfish. However, the molecular mechanisms of early development in Manila clams are largely unknown. In this study, we col...

    Authors: Yanming Zhang, Hongtao Nie, Zhihui Yin and Xiwu Yan
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:676
  8. An essential determinant of a neuron’s functionality is its neurotransmitter phenotype. We previously identified a defined subpopulation of cholinergic neurons required for social orienting behavior in zebrafish.

    Authors: Denver Ncube, Alexandra Tallafuss, Jen Serafin, Joseph Bruckner, Dylan R. Farnsworth, Adam C. Miller, Judith S. Eisen and Philip Washbourne
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:675
  9. Sponge holobionts (i.e., the host and its associated microbiota) play a key role in the cycling of dissolved organic matter (DOM) in marine ecosystems. On coral reefs, an ecological shift from coral-dominated ...

    Authors: Sara Campana, Ana Riesgo, Evelien Jongepier, Janina Fuss, Gerard Muyzer and Jasper M. de Goeij
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:674
  10. The WT-boxes NGACTTTN are novel microbe-associated molecular pattern (MAMP)-responsive cis-regulatory sequences. Many of them are uncommon WRKY transcription factor (TF) binding sites.

    Authors: Laureen Christin Arndt, Susanne Heine, Lino Wendt, Emilia Wegele, Jan Titus Schomerus, Jutta Schulze and Reinhard Hehl
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:673
  11. Infectious diseases are common causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Susceptibility to infection is highly heritable; however, little has been done to identify the genetic determinants underlying common...

    Authors: Lan Jiang, V. Eric Kerchberger, Christian Shaffer, Alyson L. Dickson, Michelle J. Ormseth, Laura L. Daniel, Barbara G. Carranza Leon, Nancy J. Cox, Cecilia P. Chung, Wei-Qi Wei, C. Michael Stein and QiPing Feng
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:672
  12. Xanthomonas is a genus of gram-negative bacterium containing more than 35 species. Among these pathogenic species, Xanthomonas albilineans (Xal) is of global interest, responsible for leaf scald disease in sugarc...

    Authors: MeiLin Li, YiXue Bao, YiSha Li, Sehrish Akbar, GuangYue Wu, JinXia Du, Ronghui Wen, Baoshan Chen and MuQing Zhang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:671
  13. Abiotic stresses have increasingly serious effects on the growth and yield of crops. Cold stress, in particular, is an increasing problem. In this study, Fragaria daltoniana and F. vesca were determined to be col...

    Authors: Jincheng Shen, Jie Liu, Yongge Yuan, Luxi Chen, Junxia Ma, Xin Li and Junmin Li
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:670
  14. We previously reported a familial thyroid follicular cell carcinoma (FCC) in a large number of Dutch German longhaired pointers and identified two deleterious germline mutations in the TPO gene associated with di...

    Authors: Yun Yu, Freek Manders, Guy C. M. Grinwis, Martien A. M. Groenen and Richard P. M. A. Crooijmans
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:669
  15. Many endangered species exist in small, genetically depauperate, or inbred populations, hence promoting genetic differentiation and reducing long-term population viability. Forest Musk Deer (Moschus berezovskii) ...

    Authors: Gang Liu, Bao-Feng Zhang, Jiang Chang, Xiao-Long Hu, Chao Li, Tin-Tao Xu, Shu-Qiang Liu and De-Fu Hu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:668
  16. As a type of calmodulin binding protein, CAMTAs are widely involved in vegetative and reproductive processes as well as various hormonal and stress responses in plants. To study the functions of CAMTA genes in te...

    Authors: Bo Li, Shan He, Yiqian Zheng, Yu Wang, Xuxu Lang, Huan Wang, Kai Fan, Jianhui Hu, Zhaotang Ding and Wenjun Qian
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:667
  17. Severe peripheral nerve injury leads to the irreparable disruption of nerve fibers. This leads to disruption of synapses with the designated muscle, which consequently go through progressive atrophy and damage...

    Authors: Haotao Li, Wanqiong Yuan, Yijian Chen, Bofu Lin, Shuai Wang, Zhantao Deng, Qiujian Zheng and Qingtian Li
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:666
  18. Portal vein ligation (PVL)-induced liver hypertrophy increases future liver remnant (FLR) volume and improves resectability of large hepatic carcinoma. However, the molecular mechanism by which PVL facilitates...

    Authors: Yan Zhu, Zhishuai Li, Jixiang Zhang, Mingqi Liu, Xiaoqing Jiang and Bin Li
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:665
  19. There is a need to match characteristics of tobacco users with cessation treatments and risks of tobacco attributable diseases such as lung cancer. The rate in which the body metabolizes nicotine has proven an...

    Authors: James W. Baurley, Andrew W. Bergen, Carolyn M. Ervin, Sung-shim Lani Park, Sharon E. Murphy and Christopher S. McMahan
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:663
  20. P-selectin is a molecule participating in the inflammatory response through mediating cellular adhesion and essential for wound repair. However, studies regarding P-selectin in Bivalvia are rare. This study id...

    Authors: Yuanfeng Xu, Xumeng Dong, Shuonan Ma, Cheng Luo and Jilin Xu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:662
  21. To identify operational taxonomy units (OTUs) signaling disease onset in an observational study, a powerful strategy was selecting participants by matched sets and profiling temporal metagenomes, followed by t...

    Authors: Qian Li, Kendra Vehik, Cai Li, Eric Triplett, Luiz Roesch, Yi-Juan Hu and Jeffrey Krischer
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:661
  22. Brown adipose tissue (BAT) is considered as a primary location of adaptive thermogenesis and the thermogenic activities of brown adipocytes are also connected to generating heat and counteracting obesity. Rece...

    Authors: Pengyu Hong, Yue Wu, Qi Zhang, Pan Liu, Siyuan Zhang, Mei Yu and Weidong Tian
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:660
  23. Segmented filamentous bacteria (SFB) are intestinal commensal microorganisms that have been demonstrated to induce the innate and adaptive immune responses in mouse and rat hosts. SFB are Gram-positive, spore-...

    Authors: Grant A. Hedblom, Kamal Dev, Steven D. Bowden and David J. Baumler
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:659
  24. LncRNAs are tissue-specific and emerge as important regulators of various biological processes and as disease biomarkers. HOTAIR is a well-established pro-oncogenic lncRNA which has been attributed a variety of f...

    Authors: Evdokiia Potolitsyna, Sarah Hazell Pickering, Ave Tooming-Klunderud, Philippe Collas and Nolwenn Briand
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:658
  25. Titinopathies are inherited muscular diseases triggered by genetic mutations in the titin gene. Muscular dystrophy with myositis (mdm) is one such disease caused by a LINE repeat insertion, leading to exon skippi...

    Authors: Pabodha Hettige, Uzma Tahir, Kiisa C. Nishikawa and Matthew J. Gage
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:657
  26. General transcription factor IIi (GTF2I) mutations are very common in thymic epithelial tumors (TETs) and are related to a more favorable prognosis in TET patients. However, limited research has been conducted...

    Authors: Wei Liu, Hao-Shuai Yang, Shao-Yi Zheng, Jian-Hao Weng, Hong-He Luo, Yi-Yan Lei and Yan-Fen Feng
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:656
  27. Multiprotein bridging factor 1 (MBF1) is a crucial transcriptional coactivator in animals, plants, and some microorganisms, that plays a necessary role in growth development and stress tolerance. Zanthoxylum arma...

    Authors: Wenkai Hui, Hao Zheng, Jiangtao Fan, Jingyan Wang, Tahseen Saba, Kai Wang, Jiaojiao Wu, Han Wu, Yu Zhong, Gang Chen and Wei Gong
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:652
  28. Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is a widely cultivated plant. Unlike many crops, the main goal of breeding alfalfa is to increase its aboveground biomass rather than the biomass of its seeds. However, the low yield of ...

    Authors: Lu Zhao, Mingyu Li, Xiaomei Ma, Dong Luo, Qiang Zhou, Wenxian Liu and Zhipeng Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:651
  29. As one of the largest transcription factor families in plants, AP2/ERF gene superfamily plays important roles in plant growth, development, fruit ripening and biotic and abiotic stress responses. Despite the grea...

    Authors: Quan Jiang, Zhi Wang, Guangming Hu and Xiaohong Yao
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:650
  30. Copy number variations (CNVs) represent a major source of genetic diversity and contribute to the phenotypic variation of economically important traits in livestock species. In this study, we report the first ...

    Authors: Pourya Davoudi, Duy Ngoc Do, Bruce Rathgeber, Stefanie M. Colombo, Mehdi Sargolzaei, Graham Plastow, Zhiquan Wang, Karim Karimi, Guoyu Hu, Shafagh Valipour and Younes Miar
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:649
  31. Crops face several environmental stresses (biotic and abiotic), thus resulting in severe yield losses. Around the globe abiotic stresses are the main contributors of plant damages, primarily drought and salini...

    Authors: Teame Gereziher Mehari, Yuqing Hou, Yanchao Xu, Muhammad Jawad Umer, Margaret Linyerera Shiraku, Yuhong Wang, Heng Wang, Renhai Peng, Yangyang Wei, Xiaoyan Cai, Zhongli Zhou and Fang Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:648
  32. Cynomolgus macaque (Macaca fascicularis) is an attractive animal model for the study of human disease and is extensively used in biomedical research. Cynomolgus macaques share behavioral, physiological, and genom...

    Authors: Swati Jaiswal, Sarah K. Nyquist, Shayla Boyce, Tasneem Jivanjee, Samira Ibrahim, Joshua D. Bromley, G. James Gatter, Hannah Gideon, Kush Patel, Sharie Keanne Ganchua, Bonnie Berger, Sarah M. Fortune, JoAnne L. Flynn, Alex K. Shalek and Samuel M. Behar
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:647
  33. Heat Shock Proteins 70 (HSP70s) in insects act on a diverse range of substrates to assist with overcoming extreme high temperatures. MaltHSP70-2, a member of HSP70s, has been characterized to involve in the th...

    Authors: Hui Li, Shouyin Li, Jin Chen, Lulu Dai, Ruixu Chen, Jianren Ye and Dejun Hao
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:646
  34. To date, whole genome sequencing has been performed mainly for isolates of Chlamydia trachomatis, C. pneumoniae, C. psittaci and C. abortus, but only a few isolates of C. pecorum have been entirely sequenced and ...

    Authors: Sara Rigamonti, Anna Maria Floriano, Erika Scaltriti, David Longbottom, Morag Livingstone, Francesco Comandatore, Stefano Pongolini, Lorenzo Capucci, Maria Lucia Mandola, Moira Bazzucchi, Paola Prati and Nadia Vicari
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:645
  35. Donkey meat has low fat and high protein contents and is rich in various unsaturated fatty acids and trace elements that are beneficial to human digestion and absorption. IMF (intramuscular fat), also known as...

    Authors: Wufeng Li, Lixia Qiu, Jiawei Guan, Yutong Sun, Jingwei Zhao and Min Du
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:644
  36. Ferula L. is one of the largest and most taxonomically complicated genera as well as being an important medicinal plant resource in the family Apiaceae. To investigate the plastome features and phylogenetic relat...

    Authors: Lei Yang, Ozodbek Abduraimov, Komiljon Tojibaev, Khabibullo Shomurodov, Yuan-Ming Zhang and Wen-Jun Li
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:643
  37. Maternal gene products supplied to the egg during oogenesis drive the earliest events of development in all metazoans. After the initial stages of embryogenesis, maternal transcripts are degraded as zygotic tr...

    Authors: Anna A. Feitzinger, Anthony Le, Ammon Thompson, Mehnoor Haseeb, Mohan Koumar Murugesan, Austin M. Tang and Susan E. Lott
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:641
  38. Walnut is an important economic tree species while confronting with global environmental stress, resulting in decline in quality and yield. Therefore, it is urgent to elucidate the molecular mechanism for the ...

    Authors: Chen Sisi, Deng Jieru, Cheng Peidong, Zhang Zhaolong, Wang Yihang, Chen Shuwen, Tang Yan, Wang Tianyu and Yang Guiyan
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:640
  39. Sinosenecio B. Nordenstam (Asteraceae) currently comprises 44 species. To investigate the interspecific relationship, several chloroplast markers, including ndhC-trnV, rpl32-trnL, matK, and rbcL, are used to anal...

    Authors: Jing-Yi Peng, Xiao-Shuang Zhang, Dai-Gui Zhang, Yi Wang, Tao Deng, Xian-Han Huang, Tian-Hui Kuang and Qiang Zhou
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:639
  40. The strawberry fleshy fruit is actually enlarged receptacle tissue, and the successful development of the embryo and endosperm is essential for receptacle fruit set. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) and phased small interfe...

    Authors: Xiaotong Jing, Hong Zhang, Xinjia Huai, Qi An and Yushan Qiao
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:638
  41. The coevolutionary dynamics of corresponding male and female sexual traits, including genitalia, may be driven by complex genetic mechanisms. Carabus (Ohomopterus) ground beetles show correlated evolution in the ...

    Authors: Shota Nomura and Teiji Sota
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:637
  42. Tandem mass tag spectrometry (TMT labeling-LC-MS/MS) was utilized to examine the global proteomes of Atlantic halibut eggs at the 1-cell-stage post fertilization. Comparisons were made between eggs judged to b...

    Authors: Ozlem Yilmaz, Anders Mangor Jensen, Torstein Harboe, Margareth Møgster, Ragnfrid Mangor Jensen, Olav Mjaavatten, Even Birkeland, Endy Spriet, Linda Sandven, Tomasz Furmanek, Frode S. Berven, Anna Wargelius and Birgitta Norberg
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:635
  43. 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase (NCED) is the rate-limiting enzyme for abscisic acid (ABA) biosynthesis in higher plants. In rice, OsNCED3 was shown to promote ABA synthesis, and improve abiotic stress toleranc...

    Authors: Litong Sun, Jitong Li, Yongyan Liu, Ali Noman, Lin Chen and Jinglan Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:634

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