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Multicellular invertebrate genomics

Section edited by Kitsos Louis

This section covers all aspects of the structure and function of the genomes of invertebrate multicellular organisms.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Regulatory adjustments to acute and chronic temperature changes are highly important for aquatic ectotherms because temperature affects their metabolic rate as well as the already low oxygen concentration in w...

    Authors: Dörthe Becker, Yann Reydelet, Jacqueline A. Lopez, Craig Jackson, John K. Colbourne, Susan Hawat, Michael Hippler, Bettina Zeis and Rüdiger J. Paul

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:376

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    Unravelling the link between genes and environment across the life cycle is a challenging goal that requires model organisms with well-characterized life-cycles, ecological interactions in nature, tractability...

    Authors: Bruno Campos, Danielle Fletcher, Benjamín Piña, Romà Tauler and Carlos Barata

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:370

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    Brahma (BRM) is the only catalytic subunit of the SWI/SNF chromatin-remodeling complex of Drosophila melanogaster. The function of SWI/SNF in transcription has long been attributed to its ability to remodel nucle...

    Authors: Antonio Jordán-Pla, Simei Yu, Johan Waldholm, Thomas Källman, Ann-Kristin Östlund Farrants and Neus Visa

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:367

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    Acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) has emerged as a major debilitating disease that causes massive shrimp death resulting in substantial economic losses in shrimp aquaculture. Given that several d...

    Authors: Zhihong Zheng, Jude Juventus Aweya, Fan Wang, Defu Yao, Jingsheng Lun, Shengkang Li, Hongyu Ma and Yueling Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:335

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    The parasite Varroa destructor represents a significant threat to honeybee colonies. Indeed, development of Varroa infestation within colonies, if left untreated, often leads to the death of the colony. Although ...

    Authors: Fanny Mondet, Andrea Rau, Christophe Klopp, Marine Rohmer, Dany Severac, Yves Le Conte and Cedric Alaux

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:328

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    Diapause is a natural phenomenon characterized by an arrest in development that ensures the survival of organisms under extreme environmental conditions. The process has been well documented in arthropods. How...

    Authors: Priscila Karla F. Santos, Natalia de Souza Araujo, Elaine Françoso, Alexandre Rizzo Zuntini and Maria Cristina Arias

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:305

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    Mitochondrial genome (mt-genome) data can potentially return artefactual relationships in the higher-level phylogenetic inference of insects due to the biases of accelerated substitution rates and compositiona...

    Authors: Huanhuan Yang, Teng Li, Kai Dang and Wenjun Bu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:264

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    Most phytophagous insects have morphological, behavioral and physiological adaptations allowing them to specialize on one or a few plant species. Identifying the mechanisms involved in host plant specializatio...

    Authors: M. Orsucci, P. Audiot, F. Dorkeld, A. Pommier, M. Vabre, B. Gschloessl, S. Rialle, D. Severac, D. Bourguet and R. Streiff

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:265

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    To combat malaria transmission, the Ugandan government has embarked upon an ambitious programme of indoor residual spraying (IRS) with a carbamate class insecticide, bendiocarb. In preparation for this campaig...

    Authors: Alison T. Isaacs, Henry D. Mawejje, Sean Tomlinson, Daniel J. Rigden and Martin J. Donnelly

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:225

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    Doubly uniparental inheritance (DUI) of mitochondrial DNA in bivalves is a fascinating exception to strictly maternal inheritance as practiced by all other animals. Recent work on DUI suggests that there may b...

    Authors: E. E. Chase, B. M. Robicheau, S. Veinot, S. Breton and D. T. Stewart

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:221

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    Exploring whether and how mutation of silk protein contributes to subsequent re-allocation of nitrogen, and impacts on the timing of silk gland degradation, is important to understand silk gland biology. Rapid...

    Authors: Yong Cui, Yanan Zhu, Yongjian Lin, Lei Chen, Qili Feng, Wen Wang and Hui Xiang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:215

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    Aggression is influenced by individual variation in temperament as well as behavioral plasticity in response to adversity. DNA methylation is stably maintained over time, but also reversible in response to spe...

    Authors: Brian R. Herb, Molly S. Shook, Christopher J. Fields and Gene E. Robinson

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:216

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    The developmental gene regulatory network (GRN) that underlies skeletogenesis in sea urchins and other echinoderms is a paradigm of GRN structure, function, and evolution. This transcriptional network is deplo...

    Authors: Tanvi Shashikant, Jian Ming Khor and Charles A. Ettensohn

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:206

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    Metamorphosis takes place within the life cycle of most marine invertebrates. The marine ascidian is a classical model to study complex cellular processes and underlying molecular mechanisms involved in its la...

    Authors: Xiaoming Zhang, Xiaozhuo Liu, Chengzhang Liu, Jiankai Wei, Haiyan Yu and Bo Dong

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:168

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  15. Content type: Methodology article

    The advantages of Pacific Biosciences (PacBio) single-molecule real-time (SMRT) technology include long reads, low systematic bias, and high consensus read accuracy. Here we use these attributes to improve on ...

    Authors: Vincent Magrini, Xin Gao, Bruce A. Rosa, Sean McGrath, Xu Zhang, Kymberlie Hallsworth-Pepin, John Martin, John Hawdon, Richard K. Wilson and Makedonka Mitreva

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:172

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    Development is largely driven by transitions between transcriptional programs. The initiation of transcription at appropriate sites in the genome is a key component of this and yet few rules governing selectio...

    Authors: Gemma B. Danks, Pavla Navratilova, Boris Lenhard and Eric M. Thompson

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:164

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    Despite recent work to characterize gene expression changes associated with larval development in oysters, the mechanism by which the larval shell is first formed is still largely unknown. In Crassostrea gigas...

    Authors: Pierre De Wit, Evan Durland, Alexander Ventura and Chris J. Langdon

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:160

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    High-resolution transcription start site (TSS) mapping in D. melanogaster embryos and cell lines has revealed a rich and detailed landscape of both cis- and trans-regulatory elements and factors. However, TSS pro...

    Authors: Michael P. Meers, Karen Adelman, Robert J. Duronio, Brian D. Strahl, Daniel J. McKay and A. Gregory Matera

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:157

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    Sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci MED/Q and MEAM1/B, are two economically important invasive species that cause considerable damages to agriculture crops through direct feeding and indirect vectoring of plant ...

    Authors: Wen Xie, Xin Yang, Chunhai Chen, Zezhong Yang, Litao Guo, Dan Wang, Jinqun Huang, Hailin Zhang, Yanan Wen, Jinyang Zhao, Qingjun Wu, Shaoli Wang, Brad S. Coates, Xuguo Zhou and Youjun Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:68

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