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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

    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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    Along with trophoblast elongation (Days 10 to 12), estradiol is secreted in increasing amounts for recognition of pregnancy. Endometrial secretions driven by ovarian progesterone and conceptus signals are esse...

    Authors: Shuqin Zeng, Jochen Bick, Susanne E. Ulbrich and Stefan Bauersachs

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:459

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    Identification of genomic regions that have been targets of selection may shed light on the genetic history of livestock populations and help to identify variation controlling commercially important phenotypes...

    Authors: Mahdi Mokhber, Mohammad Moradi-Shahrbabak, Mostafa Sadeghi, Hossein Moradi-Shahrbabak, Alessandra Stella, Ezequiel Nicolzzi, Javad Rahmaninia and John L. Williams

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:449

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    Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) are widely used to treat fertility issues in humans and for the production of embryos in mammalian livestock. The use of these techniques, however, is not without conse...

    Authors: Alan M. O’Doherty, Paul McGettigan, Rachelle E. Irwin, David A. Magee, Dominic Gagne, Eric Fournier, Abdullah Al-Naib, Marc-André Sirard, Colum P. Walsh, Claude Robert and Trudee Fair

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:438

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    Due to the advancement in high throughput technology, single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) is routinely being incorporated along with phenotypic information into genetic evaluation. However, this approach ofte...

    Authors: El Hamidi A. Hay, Yuri T. Utsunomiya, Lingyang Xu, Yang Zhou, Haroldo H. R. Neves, Roberto Carvalheiro, Derek M. Bickhart, Li Ma, Jose Fernando Garcia and George E. Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:441

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    Feed intake and body weight gain are economically important inputs and outputs of beef production systems. The purpose of this study was to discover differentially expressed genes that will be robust for feed ...

    Authors: Brittney N. Keel, Christina M. Zarek, John W. Keele, Larry A. Kuehn, Warren M. Snelling, William T. Oliver, Harvey C. Freetly and Amanda K. Lindholm-Perry

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:430

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    The PIWI/piRNA pathway is a conserved machinery important for germ cell development and fertility. This piRNA-guided molecular machinery is best known for repressing derepressed transposable elements (TE) duri...

    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 19:425

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2018 19:480

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    Aberrant DNA methylation patterns of genes required for development are common in in vitro produced embryos. In this regard, we previously identified altered DNA methylation patterns of in vivo developed blast...

    Authors: Dessie Salilew-Wondim, Mohammed Saeed-Zidane, Michael Hoelker, Samuel Gebremedhn, Mikhaël Poirier, Hari Om Pandey, Ernst Tholen, Christiane Neuhoff, Eva Held, Urban Besenfelder, Vita Havlicek, Franca Rings, Eric Fournier, Dominic Gagné, Marc-André Sirard, Claude Robert…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:424

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    Vertebrates use different pigmentation strategies to adapt to various environments. A large amount of research has been done on disclosing the mechanisms of pigmentation strategies in vertebrates either under ...

    Authors: Wei Zhu, Lusha Liu, Xungang Wang, Xinyu Gao, Jianping Jiang and Bin Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:422

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    Molecular regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis plays an essential role in the fine tuning of seasonal estrus in Capra hircus. Noncoding RNAs (ncRNAs) are emerging as key regulators in sexua...

    Authors: Emanuele Capra, Barbara Lazzari, Stefano Frattini, Stefania Chessa, Beatrice Coizet, Andrea Talenti, Bianca Castiglioni, Paolo Ajmone Marsan, Paola Crepaldi, Giulio Pagnacco, John L. Williams and Alessandra Stella

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:417

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    Spermatozoa have a remarkable epigenome in line with their degree of specialization, their unique nature and different requirements for successful fertilization. Accordingly, perturbations in the establishment...

    Authors: Jean-Philippe Perrier, Eli Sellem, Audrey Prézelin, Maxime Gasselin, Luc Jouneau, François Piumi, Hala Al Adhami, Michaël Weber, Sébastien Fritz, Didier Boichard, Chrystelle Le Danvic, Laurent Schibler, Hélène Jammes and Hélène Kiefer

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:404

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    Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus) undergoes a metamorphosis from aquatic larvae to terrestrial adults, with concomitant transfer of respiration from gills to lungs prior to metamorphosis. These two ti...

    Authors: Shengyan Su, Yuheng Wang, Huiwei Wang, Wei Huang, Jun Chen, Jun Xing, Pao Xu, Xinhua Yuan, Caiji Huang and Yulin Zhou

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:406

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    The number of studies of Copy Number Variation in cattle has increased in recent years. This has been prompted by the increased availability of data on polymorphisms and their relationship with phenotypes. In ...

    Authors: M. Mielczarek, M. Frąszczak, E. Nicolazzi, J. L. Williams and J. Szyda

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:410

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    Bovine milk is an important nutrient source for humans. Forage plays a vital role in dairy husbandry via affecting milk quality and quantity. However, the differences in mammary metabolism of dairy cows fed di...

    Authors: Wenting Dai, Quanjuan Wang, Fengqi Zhao, Jianxin Liu and Hongyun Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:403

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    Umbilical hernia is one of the most prevalent congenital defect in pigs, causing economic losses and substantial animal welfare problems. Identification and implementation of genomic regions controlling umbili...

    Authors: Eli Grindflek, Marianne H. S. Hansen, Sigbjørn Lien and Maren van Son

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:412

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    Early feathering and late feathering in chickens are sex-linked phenotypes, which have commercial application in the poultry industry for sexing chicks at hatch and have important impacts on performance traits...

    Authors: Guijun Fang, Xinzheng Jia, Hua Li, Shuwen Tan, Qinghua Nie, Hui Yu and Ying Yang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:399

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    Topological association domains (TADs) are chromosomal domains characterised by frequent internal DNA-DNA interactions. The transcription factor CTCF binds to conserved DNA sequence patterns called CTCF bindin...

    Authors: Min Wang, Timothy P. Hancock, Amanda J. Chamberlain, Christy J. Vander Jagt, Jennie E. Pryce, Benjamin G. Cocks, Mike E. Goddard and Benjamin J. Hayes

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:395

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    Aquaculture production is expected to double by 2030, and demands for aquafeeds and raw materials are expected to increase accordingly. Sustainable growth of aquaculture will require the development of highly ...

    Authors: Alexandre Leduc, Céline Zatylny-Gaudin, Marie Robert, Erwan Corre, Gildas Le Corguille, Hélène Castel, Antoine Lefevre-Scelles, Vincent Fournier, Enric Gisbert, Karl B. Andree and Joël Henry

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:396

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    Feathers with complex and fine structure are hallmark avian integument appendages, which have contributed significantly to the survival and breeding for birds. Here, we aimed to explore the differentiation, mo...

    Authors: Jing Yang, Yanhua Qu, Yuan Huang and Fumin Lei

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:391

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