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Non-human and non-rodent vertebrate genomics

Section edited by Shane Burgess and Jacqueline Smith

This section covers all aspects of the genomics of vertebrates, excluding humans, primates and rodents, including livestock species.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Prolongation of superstimulatory treatment appears to be associated with a greater superovulatory response and with greater oocyte maturation in cattle. A genome-wide bovine oligo-microarray was used to compar...

    Authors: F. C. F. Dias, M. I. R. Khan, M. A. Sirard, G. P. Adams and J. Singh

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:258

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    It has been suggested that the high phospholipid (PL) requirement in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fry is due to insufficient intestinal de-novo synthesis causing low lipoprotein (LP) production and reduced trans...

    Authors: Yang Jin, Rolf Erik Olsen, Mari-Ann Østensen, Gareth Benjamin Gillard, Sven Arild Korsvoll, Nina Santi, Arne Bjørke Gjuvsland, Jon Olav Vik, Jacob Seilø Torgersen, Simen Rød Sandve and Yngvar Olsen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:253

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    The potential of circulating miRNAs as biomarkers of tissue function, both in health and disease, has been extensively demonstrated in humans. In addition, circulating miRNA biomarkers offer significant potent...

    Authors: Jason Ioannidis and F. Xavier Donadeu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:243

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    Increased availability of genome assemblies for non-model organisms has resulted in invaluable biological and genomic insight into numerous vertebrates, including teleosts. Sequencing of the Atlantic cod (Gadus m...

    Authors: Ole K. Tørresen, Marine S. O. Brieuc, Monica H. Solbakken, Elin Sørhus, Alexander J. Nederbragt, Kjetill S. Jakobsen, Sonnich Meier, Rolf B. Edvardsen and Sissel Jentoft

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:240

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    MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short, non-coding RNAs that regulate gene expression at the post-transcriptional level and play a key role in the control of innate and adaptive immune responses. For a subclinical infec...

    Authors: Anna Monika Lewandowska-Sabat, Silje Furre Hansen, Trygve Roger Solberg, Olav Østerås, Bjørg Heringstad, Preben Boysen and Ingrid Olsaker

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:241

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    There are an exceedingly large number of sequence variants discovered through whole genome sequencing in most populations, including cattle. Deciphering which of these affect complex traits is a major challeng...

    Authors: Lambros T. Koufariotis, Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen, Paul Stothard and Ben J. Hayes

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:237

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    Essential oil (EO) dietary supplementation is a new strategy to improve animal health. EO compounds have antiparasitic, antimicrobial, antiviral, antimycotic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory proprieties. Nut...

    Authors: Marcella Sabino, Victor Adriano Okstoft Carmelo, Gianluca Mazzoni, Katia Cappelli, Stefano Capomaccio, Paolo Ajmone-Marsan, Andrea Verini-Supplizi, Massimo Trabalza-Marinucci and Haja N. Kadarmideen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:236

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    The ability to imitate the vocalizations of other organisms, a trait known as vocal learning, is shared by only a few organisms, including humans, where it subserves the acquisition of speech and language, and...

    Authors: Peter V. Lovell, Nicole A. Huizinga, Samantha R. Friedrich, Morgan Wirthlin and Claudio V. Mello

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:231

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    A high-density genetic linkage map is essential for QTL fine mapping, comparative genome analysis, identification of candidate genes and marker-assisted selection for economic traits in aquaculture species. Th...

    Authors: Xiu Feng, Xiaomu Yu, Beide Fu, Xinhua Wang, Haiyang Liu, Meixia Pang and Jingou Tong

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:230

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    White striping (WS) is an emerging muscular defect occurring on breast and thigh muscles of broiler chickens. It is characterized by the presence of white striations parallel to the muscle fibers and has signi...

    Authors: Eva Pampouille, Cécile Berri, Simon Boitard, Christelle Hennequet-Antier, Stéphane A. Beauclercq, Estelle Godet, Christophe Praud, Yves Jégo and Elisabeth Le Bihan-Duval

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:202

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    Measures to improve bird performance have been sought due to the imminent phase out of in-feed antibiotics in poultry and continued demand for higher poultry feeding efficiency. Increasing grain particle size ...

    Authors: Sarbast K. Kheravii, Robert A. Swick, Mingan Choct and Shu-Biao Wu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:208

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    Ranaviruses (family Iridoviridae, nucleocytoplasmic large DNA viruses) have been reported as promiscuous pathogens of cold-blooded vertebrates. Rana grylio virus (RGV, a ranavirus), from diseased frog Rana grylio

    Authors: Fei Ke, Jian-Fang Gui, Zhong-Yuan Chen, Tao Li, Cun-Ke Lei, Zi-Hao Wang and Qi-Ya Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:211

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    In monogastric animals, phosphorus (P) homeostasis is maintained by regulating intestinal absorption, bone mobilization, and renal excretion. Since P is a non-renewable resource, a shortage is imminent due to ...

    Authors: Franziska Just, Michael Oster, Kirsten Büsing, Luisa Borgelt, Eduard Murani, Siriluck Ponsuksili, Petra Wolf and Klaus Wimmers

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:207

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    Understanding variation in genome structure is essential to understand phenotypic differences within populations and the evolutionary history of species. A promising form of this structural variation is copy n...

    Authors: Vinicius H. da Silva, Veronika N. Laine, Mirte Bosse, Kees van Oers, Bert Dibbits, Marcel E. Visser, Richard P. M. A. Crooijmans and Martien A. M. Groenen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 2):195

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    Because the cost of cereals is unstable and represents a large part of production charges for meat-type chicken, there is an urge to formulate alternative diets from more cost-effective feedstuff. We have rece...

    Authors: C. Desert, E. Baéza, M. Aite, M. Boutin, A. Le Cam, J. Montfort, M. Houee-Bigot, Y. Blum, P. F. Roux, C. Hennequet-Antier, C. Berri, S. Metayer-Coustard, A. Collin, S. Allais, E. Le Bihan, D. Causeur…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:187

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    A strain of Leghorn chickens (rd/rd), unable to produce a functional riboflavin-binding protein, lays riboflavin-deficient eggs, in which all embryos suddenly die at mid-incubation (days 13-15). This malady, caus...

    Authors: Larry A. Cogburn, Danielle N. Smarsh, Xiaofei Wang, Nares Trakooljul, Wilfrid Carré and Harold B. White III

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:177

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    Southern flounder, Paralichthys lethostigma, historically support a substantial fishery along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the southern United States. Low year-class strengths over the past few years in the we...

    Authors: Shannon J. O’Leary, Christopher M. Hollenbeck, Robert R. Vega, John R. Gold and David S. Portnoy

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:163

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    The annual killifish Austrofundulus limnaeus inhabits ephemeral ponds in northern Venezuela, South America, and is an emerging extremophile model for vertebrate diapause, stress tolerance, and evolution. Embryos ...

    Authors: Josiah T. Wagner, Param Priya Singh, Amie L. Romney, Claire L. Riggs, Patrick Minx, Steven C. Woll, Jake Roush, Wesley C. Warren, Anne Brunet and Jason E. Podrabsky

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:155

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    Improving the efficiency of animal production is a relentless pursuit of ruminant producers. Energy utilization and partition can be affected by dietary composition and nutrient availability. Furthermore, the ...

    Authors: Haitao Shi, Jun Zhang, Shengli Li, Shoukun Ji, Zhijun Cao, Hongtao Zhang and Yajing Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:148

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    RNA is known to play diverse roles in gene regulation. The clues for this regulatory function of RNA are embedded in its ability to fold into intricate secondary and tertiary structure.

    Authors: Kriti Kaushik, Ambily Sivadas, Shamsudheen Karuthedath Vellarikkal, Ankit Verma, Rijith Jayarajan, Satyaprakash Pandey, Tavprithesh Sethi, Souvik Maiti, Vinod Scaria and Sridhar Sivasubbu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:147

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