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Plant genomics

Section edited by David Lightfoot and Keiichi Mochida

This section covers all aspects of the genome structure and function of plants, including crop species.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Sugarcane (Saccharum L. plant) is an important crop for sugar and bio-energy production around the world. Among sugarcane diseases, smut caused by Sporisorium scitamineum is one of the major fungal diseases causi...

    Authors: Ning Huang, Hui Ling, Feng Liu, Yachun Su, Weihua Su, Huaying Mao, Xu Zhang, Ling Wang, Rukai Chen and Youxiong Que

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:479

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    Pear (Pyrus spp.) is an economically important temperate fruit tree worldwide. In the past decade, significant progress has been made in pear molecular genetics based on DNA research, but the number of molecular ...

    Authors: Huabai Xue, Pujuan Zhang, Ting Shi, Jian Yang, Long Wang, Suke Wang, Yanli Su, Huirong Zhang, Yushan Qiao and Xiugen Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:473

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    Dryopteris fragrans (D. fragrans) is a potential medicinal fern distributed in volcanic magmatic rock areas under tough environmental condition. Sporangia are important organs for fern reproduction. This study wa...

    Authors: Zhen Lu, Qingyang Huang, Tong Zhang, Baozhong Hu and Ying Chang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:471

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    Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been found to play a vital role in several gene regulatory networks involved in the various biological processes in plants related to stress response. However, systematic an...

    Authors: Liang Chen, Shilai Shi, Ninfei Jiang, Hira Khanzada, Ghulam Mustafa Wassan, Changlan Zhu, Xiaosong Peng, Jie Xu, Yujin Chen, Qiuying Yu, Xiaopeng He, Junru Fu, Xiaorong Chen, Lifang Hu, Linjuan Ouyang, Xiaotang Sun…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:460

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    Nitrogen (N) is a key macronutrient required for plant growth and development. In this study, watermelon plants were grown under hydroponic conditions at 0.2 mM N, 4.5 mM N, and 9 mM N for 14 days.

    Authors: Muhammad Azher Nawaz, Chen Chen, Fareeha Shireen, Zhuhua Zheng, Hamza Sohail, Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Amjad Ali, Zhilong Bie and Yuan Huang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:456

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    Gene order and location in chromosomes of species are non-random. Neighboring gene pairs tend to display some similarities, such as co-expression and co-modification. However, the contribution of linear proxim...

    Authors: Shuaibin Lian, Tianliang Liu, Shengli Jing, Hongyu Yuan, Zaibao Zhang and Lin Cheng

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:455

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    Cottonseed is one of the most important raw materials for plant protein, oil and alternative biofuel for diesel engines. Understanding the complex genetic basis of cottonseed traits is requisite for achieving ...

    Authors: Xiongming Du, Shouye Liu, Junling Sun, Gengyun Zhang, Yinhua Jia, Zhaoe Pan, Haitao Xiang, Shoupu He, Qiuju Xia, Songhua Xiao, Weijun Shi, Zhiwu Quan, Jianguang Liu, Jun Ma, Baoyin Pang, Liru Wang…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:451

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    Bananas (Musa spp.) are the most important fruit crops worldwide due to their high nutrition value. Fusarium wilt of banana, caused by fungal pathogen Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense tropical race 4 (Foc 4), is...

    Authors: Zhihao Cheng, Xiang Yu, Shuxia Li and Qiong Wu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:454

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  9. Content type: Methodology article

    Whole-genome bisulfite sequencing (WGBS) has become the standard method for interrogating plant methylomes at base resolution. However, deep WGBS measurements remain cost prohibitive for large, complex genomes...

    Authors: Aaron Taudt, David Roquis, Amaryllis Vidalis, René Wardenaar, Frank Johannes and Maria Colome-Tatché́-Tatché

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:444

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    Kudzu, Pueraria montana var. lobata, is a woody vine native to Southeast Asia that has been introduced globally for cattle forage and erosion control. The vine is highly invasive in its introduced areas, includin...

    Authors: Matthew S. Haynsen, Mohammad Vatanparast, Gouri Mahadwar, Dennis Zhu, Roy Z. Moger-Reischer, Jeff J. Doyle, Keith A. Crandall and Ashley N. Egan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:439

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    Aloe vera is a perennial, succulent, drought-resistant plant that exhibits many pharmacological characteristics such as wound healing ability against skin burns, anti-ulcer, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, anti-vi...

    Authors: Pragati Choudhri, Muniya Rani, Rajender S. Sangwan, Ravinder Kumar, Anil Kumar and Vinod Chhokar

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:427

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    Chloroplasts have their own genomes, independent from nuclear genomes, that play vital roles in growth, which is a major targeted trait for genetic improvement in Populus. Angiosperm chloroplast genomes are mater...

    Authors: Sheng Zhu, Meng Xu, Haoran Wang, Huixin Pan, Guangping Wang and Minren Huang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:411

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    Mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) cascades play critical functions in almost every aspect of plant growth and development, which regulates many physiological and biochemical processes. As a middle nodal ...

    Authors: Min Jiang and Zhaoqing Chu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:407

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    Understanding the genetic basis of frost tolerance (FT) in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is essential for preventing yield losses caused by frost due to cellular damage, dehydration and reduced metabolism. FT is a...

    Authors: Steve Babben, Edgar Schliephake, Philipp Janitza, Thomas Berner, Jens Keilwagen, Michael Koch, Fernando Alberto Arana-Ceballos, Sven Eduard Templer, Yuriy Chesnokov, Tatyana Pshenichnikova, Jörg Schondelmaier, Andreas Börner, Klaus Pillen, Frank Ordon and Dragan Perovic

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:409

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    Meiotic recombination events include crossovers and non-crossovers or gene conversions. Although the rate of crossovers is often used for genetic mapping, the gene conversion events are not well studied especi...

    Authors: Shentong Tao, Jiyan Wu, Dan Yao, Yuhua Chen, Wenguo Yang and Chunfa Tong

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:398

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    Plant P-type II Ca2+ATPases are formed by two distinct groups of proteins (ACAs and ECAs) that perform pumping of Ca2+ outside the cytoplasm during homeostasis, and play vital functions during development and str...

    Authors: Mehak Taneja and Santosh Kumar Upadhyay

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:389

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    Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis L.), which belongs to the Euphorbiaceae, has been considered a new potential oil crop because of its high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids in its seed oil. The seed oil esp...

    Authors: Xiao-Di Hu, Bang-Zhen Pan, Qiantang Fu, Longjian Niu, Mao-Sheng Chen and Zeng-Fu Xu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:380

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    Euryale ferox Salisb., an annual aquatic plant, is the only species in the genus Euryale in the Nymphaeaceae. Seeds of E. ferox are a nutritious food and also used in traditional Chinese medicine (Qian Shi in Man...

    Authors: Xian Liu, Zhen He, Yulai Yin, Xu Xu, Weiwen Wu and Liangjun Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:343

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    Cotton is a major fiber and oil crop worldwide. Cotton production, however, is often threatened by abiotic environmental stresses. GRAS family proteins are among the most abundant transcription factors in plan...

    Authors: Bin Zhang, J. Liu, Zhao E. Yang, Er Y. Chen, Chao J. Zhang, Xue Y. Zhang and Fu G. Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19:348

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