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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

    Successful achievement of early folliculogenesis is crucial for female reproductive function. The process is finely regulated by cell-cell interactions and by the coordinated expression of genes in both the oo...

    Authors: Agnes Bonnet, Claudia Bevilacqua, Francis Benne, Loys Bodin, Corinne Cotinot, Laurence Liaubet, Magali Sancristobal, Julien Sarry, Elena Terenina, Patrice Martin, Gwenola Tosser-Klopp and Beatrice Mandon-Pepin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:417

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    Structural variation contributes to the rich genetic and phenotypic diversity of the modern domestic dog, Canis lupus familiaris, although compared to other organisms, catalogs of canine copy number variants (CNV...

    Authors: Thomas J Nicholas, Carl Baker, Evan E Eichler and Joshua M Akey

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:414

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Genome-wide association analysis is a powerful tool for annotating phenotypic effects on the genome and knowledge of genes and chromosomal regions associated with dairy phenotypes is useful for genome and gene...

    Authors: John B Cole, George R Wiggans, Li Ma, Tad S Sonstegard, Thomas J Lawlor Jr, Brian A Crooker, Curtis P Van Tassell, Jing Yang, Shengwen Wang, Lakshmi K Matukumalli and Yang Da

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:408

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The Australian sheep blowfly Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) is a destructive pest of the sheep, a model organism for insecticide resistance research, and a valuable tool for medical and fore...

    Authors: Siu F Lee, Zhenzhong Chen, Annette McGrath, Robert T Good and Philip Batterham

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:406

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  5. Content type: Research article

    There are large differences between the sexes at the genetic level; these differences include heterogametic sex chromosomes and/or differences in expression of genes between the sexes. In rainbow trout (Oncorhync...

    Authors: Matthew C Hale, Peng Xu, Julie Scardina, Paul A Wheeler, Gary H Thorgaard and Krista M Nichols

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:404

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  6. Content type: Research article

    As a mild, highly contagious, respiratory disease, swine influenza always damages the innate immune systems, and increases susceptibility to secondary infections which results in considerable morbidity and mor...

    Authors: Yongtao Li, Hongbo Zhou, Zhibin Wen, Shujuan Wu, Canhui Huang, Guangmin Jia, Huanchun Chen and Meilin Jin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:398

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Boar taint is observed in a high proportion of uncastrated male pigs and is characterized by an unpleasant odor/flavor in cooked meat, primarily caused by elevated levels of androstenone and skatole. Androsten...

    Authors: Eli Grindflek, Sigbjørn Lien, Hanne Hamland, Marianne HS Hansen, Matthew Kent, Maren van Son and Theo HE Meuwissen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:362

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) libraries continue to be invaluable tools for the genomic analysis of complex organisms. Complemented by the newly and fast growing deep sequencing technologies, they prov...

    Authors: Razvan Anistoroaei, Boudewijn ten Hallers, Michael Nefedov, Knud Christensen and Pieter de Jong

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:354

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  9. Content type: Methodology article

    Bacterial Artificial Chromosomes (BACs) have been widely used as transgenes in vertebrate model systems such as mice and zebrafish, for a variety of studies. BAC transgenesis has been a powerful tool to study ...

    Authors: Leighcraft A Shakes, Gembu Abe, Mugtaba A Eltayeb, Hope M Wolf, Koichi Kawakami and Pradeep K Chatterjee

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:351

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  10. Content type: Methodology article

    Gene-targeted and genome-wide markers are crucial to advance evolutionary biology, agriculture, and biodiversity conservation by improving our understanding of genetic processes underlying adaptation and speci...

    Authors: Ted Cosart, Albano Beja-Pereira, Shanyuan Chen, Sarah B Ng, Jay Shendure and Gordon Luikart

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:347

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Modern dog breeds display traits that are either breed-specific or shared by a few breeds as a result of genetic bottlenecks during the breed creation process and artificial selection for breed standards. Sele...

    Authors: Javier Quilez, Andrea D Short, Verónica Martínez, Lorna J Kennedy, William Ollier, Armand Sanchez, Laura Altet and Olga Francino

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:339

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Human killer immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIRs) play a critical role in governing the immune response to neoplastic and infectious disease. Rhesus macaques serve as important animal models for many human dis...

    Authors: Anna J Moreland, Lisbeth A Guethlein, R Keith Reeves, Karl W Broman, R Paul Johnson, Peter Parham, David H O'Connor and Benjamin N Bimber

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:295

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  13. Content type: Research article

    In livestock species like the chicken, high throughput single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping assays are increasingly being used for whole genome association studies and as a tool in breeding (referre...

    Authors: Martien AM Groenen, Hendrik-Jan Megens, Yalda Zare, Wesley C Warren, LaDeana W Hillier, Richard PMA Crooijmans, Addie Vereijken, Ron Okimoto, William M Muir and Hans H Cheng

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:274

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Populations of Atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) have evolved resistance to the embryotoxic effects of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other halogenated and nonhalogenated aromatic hydrocarbons that...

    Authors: Marjorie F Oleksiak, Sibel I Karchner, Matthew J Jenny, Diana G Franks, David B Mark Welch and Mark E Hahn

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:263

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  15. Content type: Research article

    A long term research goal of venomics, of applied importance for improving current antivenom therapy, but also for drug discovery, is to understand the pharmacological potential of venoms. Individually or comb...

    Authors: Jordi Durban, Paula Juárez, Yamileth Angulo, Bruno Lomonte, Marietta Flores-Diaz, Alberto Alape-Girón, Mahmood Sasa, Libia Sanz, José M Gutiérrez, Joaquín Dopazo, Ana Conesa and Juan J Calvete

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:259

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Expansion of aquaculture is seriously limited by reductions in fish oil (FO) supply for aquafeeds. Terrestrial alternatives such as vegetable oils (VO) have been investigated and recently a strategy combining ...

    Authors: Sofia Morais, Jarunan Pratoomyot, John B Taggart, James E Bron, Derrick R Guy, J Gordon Bell and Douglas R Tocher

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:255

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Streptococcus suis serotype 2 (S. suis 2) is an important pathogen of pigs. S suis 2 infections have high mortality rates and are characterized by meningitis, septicemia and pneumonia. S. suis 2 is also an emergi...

    Authors: Manli Liu, Liurong Fang, Chen Tan, Tiansi Long, Huanchun Chen and Shaobo Xiao

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:253

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Gene expression profiling studies of mastitis in ruminants have provided key but fragmented knowledge for the understanding of the disease. A systematic combination of different expression profiling studies vi...

    Authors: Sem Genini, Bouabid Badaoui, Gert Sclep, Stephen C Bishop, Dave Waddington, Marie-Hélène Pinard van der Laan, Christophe Klopp, Cédric Cabau, Hans-Martin Seyfert, Wolfram Petzl, Kirsty Jensen, Elizabeth J Glass, Astrid de Greeff, Hilde E Smith, Mari A Smits, Ingrid Olsaker…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:225

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Next-generation sequencing is providing researchers with a relatively fast and affordable option for developing genomic resources for organisms that are not among the traditional genetic models. Here we presen...

    Authors: Bonnie A Fraser, Cameron J Weadick, Ilana Janowitz, F Helen Rodd and Kimberly A Hughes

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:202

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  20. Content type: Methodology article

    Approximately half of the mitochondrial genome inherent within 546 individual Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) derived from across the species' North Atlantic range, was selectively amplified with a novel combinatio...

    Authors: Olafur Fridjonsson, Kristinn Olafsson, Scott Tompsett, Snaedis Bjornsdottir, Sonia Consuegra, David Knox, Carlos Garcia de Leaniz, Steinunn Magnusdottir, Gudbjorg Olafsdottir, Eric Verspoor and Sigridur Hjorleifsdottir

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:179

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  21. Content type: Research article

    High density linkage maps are essential for comparative analysis of synteny, fine mapping of quantitative trait loci (QTL), searching for candidate genes and facilitating genome sequence assembly. However, in ...

    Authors: Chun Ming Wang, Zhi Yi Bai, Xiao Ping He, Grace Lin, Jun Hong Xia, Fei Sun, Loong Chueng Lo, Felicia Feng, Ze Yuan Zhu and Gen Hua Yue

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:174

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Without intensive selection, the majority of bovine oocytes submitted to in vitro embryo production (IVP) fail to develop to the blastocyst stage. This is attributed partly to their maturation status and competen...

    Authors: Solomon Mamo, Fiona Carter, Patrick Lonergan, Cláudia LV Leal, Abdullah Al Naib, Paul McGettigan, Jai P Mehta, Alexander CO Evans and Trudee Fair

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:151

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Skeletal muscle growth and development from embryo to adult consists of a series of carefully regulated changes in gene expression. Understanding these developmental changes in agriculturally important species...

    Authors: Kelly RB Sporer, Robert J Tempelman, Catherine W Ernst, Kent M Reed, Sandra G Velleman and Gale M Strasburg

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:143

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis Krøyer), an ectoparasitic copepod with a complex life cycle causes significant losses in salmon aquaculture. Pesticide treatments against the parasite raise environmental...

    Authors: Tariku Markos Tadiso, Aleksei Krasnov, Stanko Skugor, Sergey Afanasyev, Ivar Hordvik and Frank Nilsen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:141

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Mucins are large glycoproteins implicated in protection of all mucosal surfaces. In humans and rodents, the mucin gene family has been well described and previous studies have investigated the distribution and...

    Authors: Prisca R Hoorens, Manuela Rinaldi, Robert W Li, Bruno Goddeeris, Edwin Claerebout, Jozef Vercruysse and Peter Geldhof

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:140

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Describing the patterns of gene expression during embryonic development has broadened our understanding of the processes and patterns that define morphogenesis. Yet gene expression patterns have not been descr...

    Authors: Goran Bozinovic, Tim L Sit, David E Hinton and Marjorie F Oleksiak

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:132

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Bovine mastitis is one of the most costly and prevalent diseases affecting dairy cows worldwide. In order to develop new strategies to prevent Escherichia coli-induced mastitis, a detailed understanding of the mo...

    Authors: Bart Buitenhuis, Christine M Røntved, Stefan M Edwards, Klaus L Ingvartsen and Peter Sørensen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:130

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  28. Content type: Research article

    The Chinese Taihu is one of the most prolific pig breeds in the world, which farrows at least five more piglets per litter than Western pig breeds partly due to a greater ovulation rate. Variation of ovulation...

    Authors: Xiaojie Sun, Shuqi Mei, Hu Tao, Guodong Wang, Lina Su, Siwen Jiang, Changyan Deng, Yuanzhu Xiong and Fenge Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:111

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) have become the marker of choice for genome-wide association studies. In order to provide the best genome coverage for the analysis of performance and production traits, ...

    Authors: Shikai Liu, Zunchun Zhou, Jianguo Lu, Fanyue Sun, Shaolin Wang, Hong Liu, Yanliang Jiang, Huseyin Kucuktas, Ludmilla Kaltenboeck, Eric Peatman and Zhanjiang Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12:53

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