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Proteomics

Section edited by Scott Hemby

This section covers all aspects of high-throughput proteomics, experimental and analytical approaches to proteome analysis, mass spectrometry, and also metabolomics.

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  1. Protein expression patterns underlie physiological processes and phenotypic differences including those occurring during early development. The Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) undergoes a major phenotypic chan...

    Authors: Shelly A. Trigg, Kaitlyn R. Mitchell, Rhonda Elliott Thompson, Benoit Eudeline, Brent Vadopalas, Emma B. Timmins-Schiffman and Steven B. Roberts

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:723

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  2. Amylose accumulation in rice grains is controlled by genetic and environmental factors. Amylose content is a determinant factor of rice quality in terms of cooking and eating. Great variations in amylose conte...

    Authors: Hengdong Zhang, Jiana Chen, Shuanglü Shan, Fangbo Cao, Guanghui Chen, Yingbin Zou, Min Huang and Salah F. Abou-Elwafa

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:714

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  3. The Fujian oyster Crassostrea angulata is an economically important species that has typical settlement and metamorphosis stages. The development of the oyster involves complex morphological and physiological cha...

    Authors: Guilan Di, Xiaohuo Xiao, Ming Him Tong, Xinhua Chen, Li Li, Miaoqin Huang, Long Zhou and Caihuan Ke

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:675

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  4. Antimicrobial resistance is one of our most serious health threats. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs), effecter molecules of innate immune system, can defend host organisms against microbes and most have shown a l...

    Authors: Haoyi Fu, Zicheng Cao, Mingyuan Li and Shunfang Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:597

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  5. Prolonged exposure to elevated free fatty acids induces β-cell failure (lipotoxicity) and contributes to the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. In vitro exposure of β-cells to the saturated free fatty acid palmi...

    Authors: Maria Lytrivi, Kassem Ghaddar, Miguel Lopes, Victoria Rosengren, Anthony Piron, Xiaoyan Yi, Henrik Johansson, Janne Lehtiö, Mariana Igoillo-Esteve, Daniel A. Cunha, Lorella Marselli, Piero Marchetti, Henrik Ortsäter, Decio L. Eizirik and Miriam Cnop

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:590

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  6. Queen failure is a persistent problem in beekeeping operations, but in the absence of overt symptoms it is often difficult, if not impossible, to ascertain the root cause. Stressors like heat-shock, cold-shock...

    Authors: Alison McAfee, Joseph Milone, Abigail Chapman, Leonard J. Foster, Jeffery S. Pettis and David R. Tarpy

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:571

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  7. Fatty liver is a high incidence of perinatal disease in dairy cows caused by negative energy balance, which seriously threatens the postpartum health and milk production. It has been reported that lysine acety...

    Authors: Zhang Le-tian, Hu Cheng-zhang, Zhang Xuan, Qin Zhang, Yan Zhen-gui, Wei Qing-qing, Wang Sheng-xuan, Xu Zhong-jin, Li Ran-ran, Liu Ting-jun, Su Zhong-qu, Wang Zhong-hua and Shi Ke-rong

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:435

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  8. Cantaloupe is susceptible to cold stress when it is stored at low temperatures, resulting in the loss of edible and commercial quality. To ascertain the molecular mechanisms of low temperatures resistance in c...

    Authors: Wen Song, Fengxian Tang, Wenchao Cai, Qin Zhang, Fake Zhou, Ming Ning, Huan Tian and Chunhui Shan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:390

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  9. Lysine succinylation, an important protein posttranslational modification (PTM), is widespread and conservative. The regulatory functions of succinylation in leaf color has been reported. The chimeric leaves of A...

    Authors: Meiqin Mao, Yanbin Xue, Yehua He, Xuzixing Zhou, Fatima Rafique, Hao Hu, Jiawen Liu, Lijun Feng, Wei Yang, Xi Li, Lingxia Sun, Zhuo Huang and Jun Ma

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:383

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  10. Post-database search is a key procedure in peptide identification with tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) strategies for refining peptide-spectrum matches (PSMs) generated by database search engines. Although ma...

    Authors: Xijun Liang, Zhonghang Xia, Ling Jian, Yongxiang Wang, Xinnan Niu and Andrew J. Link

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:324

    Content type: Methodology Article

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  11. Aquaculture is a fast-growing industry and therefore welfare and environmental impact have become of utmost importance. Preventing stress associated to common aquaculture practices and optimizing the fish stre...

    Authors: Cláudia Raposo de Magalhães, Denise Schrama, Ana Paula Farinha, Dominique Revets, Annette Kuehn, Sébastien Planchon, Pedro Miguel Rodrigues and Marco Cerqueira

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:309

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  12. Phytopathogens secreted effectors during host colonization to suppress or trigger plant immunity. Identification of new effectors is one of the research focuses in recent years. There is only a limited knowled...

    Authors: Shixue Zhao, Bang An, Yanhua Guo, Xingrong Hou, Hongli Luo, Chaozu He and Qiannan Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:275

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  13. Exploration of the bioactive components of bovine milk has gained global interest due to their potential applications in human nutrition and health promotion. Despite advances in proteomics profiling, limited ...

    Authors: Shakil A. Bhat, Syed M. Ahmad, Eveline M. Ibeagha-Awemu, Mohammad Mobashir, Mashooq A. Dar, Peerzada T. Mumtaz, Riaz A. Shah, Tanveer A. Dar, Nadeem Shabir, Hina F. Bhat and Nazir A. Ganai

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:161

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  14. Microbes play important roles in kanef-degumming. This study aims at identifying the key candidate microbes and proteins responsible for the degumming of kenaf bast (Hibiscus cannabinus). Kenaf bast was cut into ...

    Authors: Sheng Wen Duan, Li Feng Cheng, Xiang Yuan Feng, Qi Yang, Zhi Yuan Liu, Ke Zheng and Yuan De Peng

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:121

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  15. Truffles are symbiotic fungi that develop underground in association with plant roots, forming ectomycorrhizae. They are primarily known for the organoleptic qualities of their hypogeous fruiting bodies. Prima...

    Authors: Federico Vita, Beatrice Giuntoli, Edoardo Bertolini, Cosimo Taiti, Elettra Marone, Chiara D’Ambrosio, Emanuela Trovato, Danilo Sciarrone, Mariosimone Zoccali, Raffaella Balestrini, Andrea Scaloni, Luigi Mondello, Stefano Mancuso, Massimo Alessio and Amedeo Alpi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:90

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  16. Lactoferrampin (LFampin), Lactoferricin (LFcin), and LFchimera are three well-known antimicrobial peptides derived from Lactoferrin and proposed as alternatives for antibiotics. Although the intracellular acti...

    Authors: Zana Pirkhezranian, Mojtaba Tahmoorespur, Xavier Daura, Hassan Monhemi and Mohammad Hadi Sekhavati

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:60

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  17. Candida albicans is an opportunistic pathogenic yeast, which could become pathogenic in various stressful environmental factors including the spaceflight environment. In this study, we aim to explore the phenotyp...

    Authors: Jiaping Wang, Yu Liu, Guangxian Zhao, Jianyi Gao, Junlian Liu, Xiaorui Wu, Chong Xu and Yongzhi Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:57

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  18. Boehmeria nivea L. Gaud (Ramie) produces one of the longest natural fibers in nature. The bark of ramie mainly comprises of the phloem tissue of stem and is the raw material for fiber. Therefore, identifying the ...

    Authors: Jiyong Xie, Jiaqi Li, Yucheng Jie, Deyu Xie, Di Yang, Huazhong Shi and Yingli Zhong

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:40

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  19. Embryonic mortality is a major concern in the commercial swine industry and primarily occurs early in gestation, but also during mid-gestation (~ days 50–70). Previous reports demonstrated that the embryonic l...

    Authors: Kejun Wang, Kaijie Yang, Qiao Xu, Yufang Liu, Wenting Li, Ying Bai, Jve Wang, Cui Ding, Ximing Liu, Qiguo Tang, Yabiao Luo, Jie Zheng, Keliang Wu and Meiying Fang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:991

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  20. Salinity has obvious effects on plant growth and crop productivity. The salinity-responsive mechanisms have been well-studied in differentiated organs (e.g., leaves, roots and stems), but not in unorganized ce...

    Authors: Yongxue Zhang, Yue Zhang, Juanjuan Yu, Heng Zhang, Liyue Wang, Sining Wang, Siyi Guo, Yuchen Miao, Sixue Chen, Ying Li and Shaojun Dai

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:990

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  21. Understanding the mechanisms by which organisms adapt to unfavourable conditions is a fundamental question in ecology and evolutionary biology. One such mechanism is diapause, a period of dormancy typically fo...

    Authors: Thomas J. Colgan, Sive Finlay, Mark J. F. Brown and James C. Carolan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:959

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  22. Fusarium graminearum is a destructive fungal pathogen of wheat, barley and other small grain cereals. During plant infection, the pathogen produces trichothecene mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON), which is harmful t...

    Authors: Shanyue Zhou and Chunlan Wu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:841

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  23. Tail-anchored membrane proteins (TAMPs) differ from other integral membrane proteins, because they contain a single transmembrane domain at the extreme carboxyl-terminus and are therefore obliged to target to ...

    Authors: Glauber Costa Brito, Wiebke Schormann, Satinder K. Gidda, Robert T. Mullen and David W. Andrews

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:835

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  24. Small ungulates (sheep and goat) display a seasonal breeding, characterised by two successive periods, sexual activity (SA) and sexual rest (SR). Odours emitted by a sexually active male can reactivate the ovu...

    Authors: Paul Cann, Malika Chabi, Aliénor Delsart, Chrystelle Le Danvic, Jean-Michel Saliou, Manon Chasles, Matthieu Keller and Patricia Nagnan-Le Meillour

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:794

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  25. Rhizome is the storage underground stem of lotus (Nelumbo nucifera), which is enlarged before winter season and could be used for asexual propagation. In addition, the enlarged rhizome is a nutritional vegetable ...

    Authors: Dingding Cao, Rebecca Njeri Damaris, Yue Zhang, Meihui Liu, Ming Li and Pingfang Yang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:766

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  26. The mesocotyl connects the coleoptilar node and the basal part of the seminal root of maize (Zea mays) seedling. The mesocotyl pushes the shoot of the seedling out of the soil during seed germination; thus, its g...

    Authors: Liangjie Niu, Zhaokun Wu, Hui Liu, Xiaolin Wu and Wei Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:758

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  27. While DNA and RNA methods are routine to disrupt the expression of specific genes, complete understanding of developmental processes requires also protein methods, because: oocytes and early embryos accumulate...

    Authors: Steffen Israel, Ellen Casser, Hannes C.A. Drexler, Georg Fuellen and Michele Boiani

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:755

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  28. The underlying physiological mechanisms associated with aging are still complex and unclear. As a very important tissue of human body, the circulatory system also plays a very important role in the process of ...

    Authors: Hao Wang, Xiaoqi Zhu, Junyan Shen, En-Feng Zhao, Dajun He, Haitao Shen, Hailiang Liu and Yongxin Zhou

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:725

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  29. Nicotiana benthamiana is an important model organism of the Solanaceae (Nightshade) family. Several draft assemblies of the N. benthamiana genome have been generated, but many of the gene-models in these draft as...

    Authors: Jiorgos Kourelis, Farnusch Kaschani, Friederike M. Grosse-Holz, Felix Homma, Markus Kaiser and Renier A. L. van der Hoorn

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:722

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  30. Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon L.) is an important turfgrass species with two types of stems, shoots and stolons. Despite their importance in determining the morphological variance and plasticity of bermudagrass,...

    Authors: Bing Zhang, Jibiao Fan and Jianxiu Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:708

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  31. The crop growth compensation effect is a naturally biological phenomenon, and nitrogen (N) is essential for crop growth and development, especially for yield formation. Little is known about the molecular mech...

    Authors: Qiangqiang Xiong, Lei Zhong, Tianhua Shen, Chaohao Cao, Haohua He and Xiaorong Chen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:681

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  32. The hard tick Hyalomma dromedarii is one of the most injurious ectoparasites affecting camels and apparently best adapted to deserts. As long-term blood feeders, ticks are threatened by host defense system compou...

    Authors: Chaima Bensaoud, Hajer Aounallah, Juliana Mozer Sciani, Fernanda Faria, Ana Marisa Chudzinski-Tavassi, Ali Bouattour and Youmna M’ghirbi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:675

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  33. Adrenocortical adenomas (ACAs) can lead to the autonomous secretion of aldosterone responsible for primary aldosteronism (PA), which is the most common form of secondary arterial hypertension. However, the aut...

    Authors: He Ma, Ranwei Li, Xin Di, Xin Jin, Yan Wang, Bingjie Lai, Cailian Shi, Mingxin Ji, Xinran Zhu and Ke Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:655

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  34. The detection of protein complexes is of great significance for researching mechanisms underlying complex diseases and developing new drugs. Thus, various computational algorithms have been proposed for protei...

    Authors: Rongquan Wang, Caixia Wang, Liyan Sun and Guixia Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:637

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  35. Cell contain diverse array of proteins with different molecular weight and isoelectric point (pI). The molecular weight and pI of protein play important role in determining the molecular biochemical function. ...

    Authors: Tapan Kumar Mohanta, Abdullatif Khan, Abeer Hashem, Elsayed Fathi Abd_Allah and Ahmed Al-Harrasi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:631

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  36. Pre-slaughter stress (PSS) impairs animal welfare and meat quality. Dark, firm and dry (DFD) are terms used to designate poor quality meats induced by PSS. Protein phosphorylation can be a potentially signific...

    Authors: Ariadna Mato, Raquel Rodríguez-Vázquez, María López-Pedrouso, Susana Bravo, Daniel Franco and Carlos Zapata

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:590

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  37. Maturation of oocytes under in vitro conditions (IVM) results in impaired developmental competence compared to oocytes matured in vivo. As oocytes are closely coupled to their cumulus complex, elucidating aber...

    Authors: Jasmin Walter, Fabian Huwiler, Claudia Fortes, Jonas Grossmann, Bernd Roschitzki, Junmin Hu, Hanspeter Naegeli, Endre Laczko and Ulrich Bleul

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:588

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  38. Intercellular adhesion and biofilm production by Staphylococcus aureus makes these bacteria resistant to antimicrobial therapy. Here, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains were characterized ...

    Authors: Kifaya Azmi, Walaa Qrei and Ziad Abdeen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:578

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  39. To illuminate the mechanisms underlying the high-altitude tolerance of Tibetan pig spermatozoa, proteomes of spermatozoa from Tibetan pigs raised in high and low altitudes were compared using a tandem mass tag...

    Authors: Yanling Zhao, Xiaoli Lu, Zhipeng Cheng, Mengfang Tian, Yangzong Qiangba, Qiang Fu and Zili Ren

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:569

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  40. T. fasciatus (Takifugu fasciatus) faces the same problem as most warm water fish: the water temperature falls far below the optimal growth temperature in winter, causing a massive death of T. fasciatus and large ...

    Authors: Xin Wen, Yadong Hu, Xinyu Zhang, Xiaozhen Wei, Tao Wang and Shaowu Yin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:563

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  41. Feed efficiency is one of the most important parameters that affect beef production costs. The energy metabolism of skeletal muscle greatly contributes to variations in feed efficiency. However, information re...

    Authors: Elisa B. Carvalho, Mateus P. Gionbelli, Rafael T. S. Rodrigues, Sarah F. M. Bonilha, Charles J. Newbold, Simone E. F. Guimarães, Walmir Silva, Lucas L. Verardo, Fabyano F. Silva, Edenio Detmann and Marcio S. Duarte

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:501

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  42. The pearl oyster Pinctada fucata martensii (Pfu.), widely cultured in the South China Sea, is a precious source of sea pearls and calcifying materials. A yellow shell variety of Pfu. was obtained after years of a...

    Authors: Meng Xu, Jing Huang, Yu Shi, Hua Zhang and Maoxian He

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:469

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  43. Herpetospermum pedunculosum (Ser.) Baill is annual scandent herbs. They are used in the treatment of piles, inflammation of the stomach and the intestines. It can survive the extreme environment of the Tibetan Pl...

    Authors: Yong Zhao, Fuling Xu, Jia Liu, Fachun Guan, Hong Quan and Fanjuan Meng

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:451

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  44. Salinization seriously threatens land use efficiency and crop yields across the world. Understanding the mechanisms plants use to protect against salt stress will help breeders develop salt-tolerant vegetable ...

    Authors: Yihua Zhan, Qingfei Wu, Yue Chen, Mengling Tang, Chendong Sun, Junwei Sun and Chenliang Yu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2019 20:381

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