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  1. Cnidarian – dinoflagellate intracellular symbioses are one of the most important mutualisms in the marine environment. They form the trophic and structural foundation of coral reef ecosystems, and have played ...

    Authors: Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty, Wendy S Phillips and Virginia M Weis

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:23

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  2. The horizontal transfer of expressed genes from Bacteria into Ciliates which live in close contact with each other in the rumen (the foregut of ruminants) was studied using ciliate Expressed Sequence Tags (EST...

    Authors: Guénola Ricard, Neil R McEwan, Bas E Dutilh, Jean-Pierre Jouany, Didier Macheboeuf, Makoto Mitsumori, Freda M McIntosh, Tadeusz Michalowski, Takafumi Nagamine, Nancy Nelson, Charles J Newbold, Eli Nsabimana, Akio Takenaka, Nadine A Thomas, Kazunari Ushida, Johannes HP Hackstein…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:22

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  3. The knowledge about complete bacterial genome sequences opens the way to reconstruct the qualitative topology and global connectivity of transcriptional regulatory networks. Since iron is essential for a varie...

    Authors: Iris Brune, Hendrikje Werner, Andrea T Hüser, Jörn Kalinowski, Alfred Pühler and Andreas Tauch

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:21

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  4. In chickens, three mutant alleles have been reported at the C locus, including the albino mutation, and the recessive white mutation, which is characterized by white plumage and pigmented eyes. The albino mutatio...

    Authors: Chung-Ming Chang, Jean-Luc Coville, Gérard Coquerelle, David Gourichon, Ahmad Oulmouden and Michèle Tixier-Boichard

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:19

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  5. The crown-of-thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci (L.), has been blamed for coral mortality in a large number of coral reef systems situated in the Indo-Pacific region. Because of its high fecundity and the long d...

    Authors: Nina Yasuda, Masami Hamaguchi, Miho Sasaki, Satoshi Nagai, Masaki Saba and Kazuo Nadaoka

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:17

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  6. Approximately 40% of mammalian mRNA sequences contain AUG trinucleotides upstream of the main coding sequence, with a quarter of these AUGs demarcating open reading frames of 20 or more codons. In order to inv...

    Authors: Mark L Crowe, Xue-Qing Wang and Joseph A Rothnagel

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:16

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  7. Cancer is a major medical problem in modern societies. However, the incidence of this disease in non-human primates is very low. To study whether genetic differences between human and chimpanzee could contribu...

    Authors: Xose S Puente, Gloria Velasco, Ana Gutiérrez-Fernández, Jaume Bertranpetit, Mary-Claire King and Carlos López-Otín

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:15

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  8. Chlamydiae species are of much importance from a clinical viewpoint. Their diversity both in terms of their numbers as well as clinical involvement are presently believed to be significantly underestimated. Th...

    Authors: Emma Griffiths, Michael S Ventresca and Radhey S Gupta

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:14

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  9. On porcine chromosome 7, the region surrounding the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) contains several Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) influencing many traits including growth, back fat thickness and carcas...

    Authors: Julie Demars, Juliette Riquet, Katia Feve, Mathieu Gautier, Mireille Morisson, Olivier Demeure, Christine Renard, Patrick Chardon and Denis Milan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:13

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  10. Structural genes of the phenyl-propanoid pathway which encode flavonoid 3'- and 3',5'-hydroxylases (F3'H and F3'5'H) have long been invoked to explain the biosynthesis of cyanidin- and delphinidin-based anthoc...

    Authors: Simone D Castellarin, Gabriele Di Gaspero, Raffaella Marconi, Alberto Nonis, Enrico Peterlunger, Sophie Paillard, Anne-Francoise Adam-Blondon and Raffaele Testolin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:12

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  11. The massive scale of microarray derived gene expression data allows for a global view of cellular function. Thus far, comparative studies of gene expression between species have been based on the level of expr...

    Authors: Bas E Dutilh, Martijn A Huynen and Berend Snel

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:10

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  12. Epithelia are barrier-forming tissues that protect the organism against external noxious stimuli. Despite the similarity in function of epithelia, only few common protective mechanisms that are employed by the...

    Authors: Joost B Vos, Nicole A Datson, Antoine H van Kampen, Angela C Luyf, Renate M Verhoosel, Patrick L Zeeuwen, Diana Olthuis, Klaus F Rabe, Joost Schalkwijk and Pieter S Hiemstra

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:9

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  13. Virus taxonomy is based on morphologic characteristics, as there are no widely used non-phenotypic measures for comparison among virus families. We examined whether there is phylogenetic signal in virus nucleo...

    Authors: David T Pride, Trudy M Wassenaar, Chandrabali Ghose and Martin J Blaser

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:8

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  14. To have an insight into the Mayetiola destructor (Hessian fly) genome, we performed an in silico comparative genomic analysis utilizing genetic mapping, genomic sequence and EST sequence data along with data avai...

    Authors: Neil F Lobo, Susanta K Behura, Rajat Aggarwal, Ming-Shun Chen, Frank H Collins and Jeff J Stuart

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:7

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  15. Complex traits, which are under the influence of multiple and possibly interacting genes, have become a subject of new statistical methodological research. One of the greatest challenges facing human geneticis...

    Authors: Vessela N Kristensen, Anya Tsalenko, Jurgen Geisler, Anne Faldaas, Grethe Irene Grenaker, Ole Christian Lingjærde, Ståle Fjeldstad, Zohar Yakhini, Per Eystein Lønning and Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:5

    Content type: Methodology article

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  16. The N-acetylation of L-glutamate is regarded as a universal metabolic strategy to commit glutamate towards arginine biosynthesis. Until recently, this reaction was thought to be catalyzed by either of two enzy...

    Authors: Ying Xu, Nicolas Glansdorff and Bernard Labedan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:4

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  17. Chemical and radiological toxicities related to uranium acute exposure have been widely studied in nuclear fuel workers and military personnel. It is well known that uranyl nitrate induces acute renal failure ...

    Authors: Magali Taulan, Francois Paquet, Angel Argiles, Jacques Demaille and Marie-Catherine Romey

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:2

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  18. Bread wheat (Triticum aestivum) is an important staple food. However, wheat gluten proteins cause celiac disease (CD) in 0.5 to 1% of the general population. Among these proteins, the α-gliadins contain several p...

    Authors: Teun WJM van Herpen, Svetlana V Goryunova, Johanna van der Schoot, Makedonka Mitreva, Elma Salentijn, Oscar Vorst, Martijn F Schenk, Peter A van Veelen, Frits Koning, Loek JM van Soest, Ben Vosman, Dirk Bosch, Rob J Hamer, Luud JWJ Gilissen and Marinus JM Smulders

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:1

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  19. In addition to their cytotoxic nature, reactive oxygen species (ROS) are also signal molecules in diverse cellular processes in eukaryotic organisms. Linking genome-wide transcriptional changes to cellular phy...

    Authors: István Pócsi, Márton Miskei, Zsolt Karányi, Tamás Emri, Patricia Ayoubi, Tünde Pusztahelyi, György Balla and Rolf A Prade

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:182

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  20. Salamanders of the genus Ambystoma are a unique model organism system because they enable natural history and biomedical research in the laboratory or field. We developed Sal-Site to integrate new and existing am...

    Authors: Jeramiah J Smith, Srikrishna Putta, John A Walker, D Kevin Kump, Amy K Samuels, James R Monaghan, David W Weisrock, Chuck Staben and S Randal Voss

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:181

    Content type: Commentary

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  21. Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR) is a well-established method for quantifying levels of gene expression, but has not been routinely applied to the detection of constitutional copy number alteratio...

    Authors: Rosanna Weksberg, Simon Hughes, Laura Moldovan, Anne S Bassett, Eva WC Chow and Jeremy A Squire

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:180

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  22. Macrophages play an integral role in the host immune system, bridging innate and adaptive immunity. As such, they are finely attuned to extracellular and intracellular stimuli and respond by rapidly initiating...

    Authors: Graeme R Grimes, Stuart Moodie, John S Beattie, Marie Craigon, Paul Dickinson, Thorsten Forster, Andrew D Livingston, Muriel Mewissen, Kevin A Robertson, Alan J Ross, Garwin Sing and Peter Ghazal

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:178

    Content type: Database

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  23. Fungi can undergo autophagic- or apoptotic-type programmed cell death (PCD) on exposure to antifungal agents, developmental signals, and stress factors. Filamentous fungi can also exhibit a form of cell death ...

    Authors: Natalie D Fedorova, Jonathan H Badger, Geoff D Robson, Jennifer R Wortman and William C Nierman

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:177

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  24. Availability of DNA sequence information is vital for pursuing structural, functional and comparative genomics studies in plastids. Traditionally, the first step in mining the valuable information within a chl...

    Authors: Amit Dhingra and Kevin M Folta

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:176

    Content type: Methodology article

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  25. Spiroplasma citri BR3-3X and S. kunkelii CR2-3X cause serious diseases worldwide on citrus and maize species, respectively. S. citri BR3-3X harbors a plasmid, pBJS-Original (pBJS-O), that encodes the s piroplasma...

    Authors: Bharat D Joshi, Michael Berg, Janet Rogers, Jacqueline Fletcher and Ulrich Melcher

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:175

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Two closely related species Burkholderia mallei (Bm) and Burkholderia pseudomallei (Bp) are serious human health hazards and are potential bio-warfare agents, whereas another closely related species Burkholderia ...

    Authors: H Stanley Kim, Mark A Schell, Yan Yu, Ricky L Ulrich, Saul H Sarria, William C Nierman and David DeShazer

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:174

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  27. Vertebrate odorant receptors comprise three types of G protein-coupled receptors: the OR, V1R and V2R receptors. The OR superfamily contains over 1,000 genes in some mammalian species, representing the largest...

    Authors: Tyler S Alioto and John Ngai

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:173

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  28. Members of the M2 family of peptidases, related to mammalian angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE), play important roles in regulating a number of physiological processes. As more invertebrate genomes are sequen...

    Authors: Susan Burnham, Judith A Smith, Alison J Lee, R Elwyn Isaac and Alan D Shirras

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:172

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  29. The Atlantic salmon is an important aquaculture species and a very interesting species biologically, since it spawns in fresh water and develops through several stages before becoming a smolt, the stage at whi...

    Authors: Heidi Hagen-Larsen, Jon K Laerdahl, Frank Panitz, Alexei Adzhubei and Bjørn Høyheim

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:171

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  30. The laboratory rat (Rattus norvegicus) is an important model for studying many aspects of human health and disease. Detailed knowledge on genetic variation between strains is important from a biomedical, particul...

    Authors: Bart MG Smits, Victor Guryev, Dimphy Zeegers, Dirk Wedekind, Hans J Hedrich and Edwin Cuppen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:170

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  31. The Engrailed Homology 1 (EH1) motif is a small region, believed to have evolved convergently in homeobox and forkhead containing proteins, that interacts with the Drosophila protein groucho (C. elegans unc-37, H...

    Authors: Richard R Copley

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:169

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  32. Genome assemblies rely on the existence of transcript sequence to stitch together contigs, verify assembly of whole genome shotgun reads, and annotate genes. Functional genomics studies also rely on transcript...

    Authors: Gregory P Harhay, Tad S Sonstegard, John W Keele, Michael P Heaton, Michael L Clawson, Warren M Snelling, Ralph T Wiedmann, Curt P Van Tassell and Timothy PL Smith

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:166

    Content type: Methodology article

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  33. The mosaic sperm protein zonadhesin (ZAN) has been characterized in mammals and is implicated in species-specific egg-sperm binding interactions. The genomic structure and testes-specific expression of zonadhe...

    Authors: Peter ND Hunt, Michael D Wilson, Kristian R von Schalburg, William S Davidson and Ben F Koop

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:165

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  34. Analysis of an allelic series of point mutations in a gene, generated by N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea (ENU) mutagenesis, is a valuable method for discovering the full scope of its biological function. Here we present an...

    Authors: Edward J Michaud, Cymbeline T Culiat, Mitchell L Klebig, Paul E Barker, KT Cain, Debra J Carpenter, Lori L Easter, Carmen M Foster, Alysyn W Gardner, ZY Guo, Kay J Houser, Lori A Hughes, Marilyn K Kerley, Zhaowei Liu, Robert E Olszewski, Irina Pinn…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:164

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  35. Recent analyses of prokaryotic genome sequences have demonstrated the important force horizontal gene transfer constitutes in genome evolution. Horizontally acquired sequences are detectable by, among others, ...

    Authors: MWJ van Passel, A Bart, HH Thygesen, ACM Luyf, AHC van Kampen and A van der Ende

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:163

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  36. Identification of a bacterial protein's subcellular localization (SCL) is important for genome annotation, function prediction and drug or vaccine target identification. Subcellular fractionation techniques co...

    Authors: Sébastien Rey, Jennifer L Gardy and Fiona SL Brinkman

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:162

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  37. The genome of classical laboratory strains of mice is an artificial mosaic of genomes originated from several mouse subspecies with predominant representation (>90%) of the Mus m. domesticus component. Mice of an...

    Authors: Petr Jansa, Petr Divina and Jiří Forejt

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:161

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  38. Nonhuman primates (NHPs) are essential for biomedical research due to their similarities to humans. The utility of NHPs will be greatly increased by the application of genomics-based approaches such as gene ex...

    Authors: Eliot R Spindel, Mark A Pauley, Yibing Jia, Courtney Gravett, Shaun L Thompson, Nicholas F Boyle, Sergio R Ojeda and Robert B Norgren Jr

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:160

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  39. Many biological networks show some characteristics of scale-free networks. Scale-free networks can evolve through preferential attachment where new nodes are preferentially attached to well connected nodes. In...

    Authors: Sara Light, Per Kraulis and Arne Elofsson

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:159

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  40. Sinorhizobium meliloti is a soil bacterium that forms nitrogen-fixing nodules on the roots of leguminous plants such as alfalfa (Medicago sativa). This species occupies different ecological niches, being present ...

    Authors: Elisa Giuntini, Alessio Mengoni, Carlotta De Filippo, Duccio Cavalieri, Nadia Aubin-Horth, Christian R Landry, Anke Becker and Marco Bazzicalupo

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:158

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  41. Prader-Willi and Angelman syndrome (PWS and AS) patients typically have an ~5 Mb deletion of human chromosome 15q11-q13, of opposite parental origin. A mouse model of PWS and AS has a transgenic insertion-dele...

    Authors: Mihaela Stefan, Kathryn C Claiborn, Edyta Stasiek, Jing-Hua Chai, Tohru Ohta, Richard Longnecker, John M Greally and Robert D Nicholls

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:157

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  42. SSH has emerged as a widely used technology to identify genes that are differentially regulated between two biological situations. Because it includes a normalisation step, it is used for preference to clone l...

    Authors: LC Bui, RD Léandri, JP Renard and V Duranthon

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2005 6:155

    Content type: Methodology article

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