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  1. Eukaryotic genome is compartmentalized into structural and functional domains. One of the concepts of higher order organization of chromatin posits that the DNA is organized in constrained loops that behave as...

    Authors: Rahul Sureka, Akshay Kumar Avvaru, Divya Tej Sowpati, Rashmi Upadhyay Pathak and Rakesh Kumar Mishra
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:725
  2. Salt stress is one of the most destructive environmental factors limiting crop growth and development. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of conserved endogenous small non-coding RNAs, playing the crucial role in ...

    Authors: Guang Yang, Wenqiu Pan, Rui Cao, Qifan Guo, Yue Cheng, Qinlong Zhao, Licao Cui and Xiaojun Nie
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:724
  3. During embryogenesis, the developmental potential of initially pluripotent cells becomes progressively restricted as they transit to lineage restricted states. The pluripotent cells of Xenopus blastula-stage embr...

    Authors: Kristin Johnson, Simon Freedman, Rosemary Braun and Carole LaBonne
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:723
  4. Merino sheep exhibit high wool production and excellent wool quality. The fleece of Merino sheep is predominantly composed of wool fibers grown from hair follicles (HFs). The HF is a complex biological system ...

    Authors: Junmin He, Xixia Huang, Bingru Zhao, Guifen Liu, Yuezhen Tian, Guoping Zhang, Chen Wei, Jingyi Mao and Kechuan Tian
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:722
  5. Homalodisca vitripennis Germar, the glassy-winged sharpshooter, is an invasive insect in California and a critical threat to agriculture through its transmission of the plant pathogen, Xylella fastidiosa. Quarant...

    Authors: Cassandra L. Ettinger, Frank J. Byrne, Inaiara de Souza Pacheco, Dylan J. Brown, Linda L. Walling, Peter W. Atkinson, Richard A. Redak and Jason E. Stajich
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:721
  6. Mantidis Ootheca (Sangpiaoxiao, mantis egg case) is a typical multi-origin Chinese medicinal material. The Chinese Pharmacopoeia stipulates that the Mantidis Ootheca originates from three species of Mantis: Tenod...

    Authors: Liuwei Xu, Xiaoying Zhang, Hua Guo, Xia Yang, Zhimei Xing, Wenzhi Yang, Jian Zhang and Xiaoxuan Tian
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:720
  7. The mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) signal pathway plays a critical regulating role in the occurrence and development of cataract. However, the role of mTORC1 downstream proteins, including ribosomal pr...

    Authors: Yingjun Cai, Kangcheng Liu, Pengfei Wu, Ruolan Yuan, Fei He and Jing Zou
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:719
  8. Semiothisa cinerearia belongs to Geometridae, which is one of the most species-rich families of lepidopteran insects. It is also one of the most economically significant pests of the Chinese scholar tree (Sophora...

    Authors: Shengqi Chi, Yanchun Wang, Zhongkai Wang, Haorong Li, Songdong Gu and Yandong Ren
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:718
  9. The subgenus Gynopodium belonging to genus Magnolia have high ornamental, economic, and ecological value. Subgenus Gynopodium contains eight species, but six of these species are threatened. No studies to date ha...

    Authors: Huanhuan Xie, Lei Zhang, Cheng Zhang, Hong Chang, Zhenxiang Xi and Xiaoting Xu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:716
  10. Mycobacteroides abscessus complex (MABC), an emerging pathogen, causes human infections resistant to multiple antibiotics. In this study, the genome data of 1,581 MABC strains were downloaded from NCBI database f...

    Authors: Shay Lee Chong, Joon Liang Tan and Yun Fong Ngeow
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:715
  11. Bacteria are an essential component of the earth`s biota and affect circulation of matters through their metabolic activity. They also play an important role in the carbon and nitrogen cycle in the deep-sea en...

    Authors: Wenqi Liu, Bailin Cong, Jing Lin, Linlin Zhao and Shenghao Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:713
  12. Single primer enrichment technology (SPET) is an emerging and increasingly popular solution for high-throughput targeted genotyping in plants. Although SPET requires a priori identification of polymorphisms for p...

    Authors: Irina Baccichet, Remo Chiozzotto, Davide Scaglione, Daniele Bassi, Laura Rossini and Marco Cirilli
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:712
  13. The COVID-19 pandemic remains a global public health concern. Advances in sequencing technologies has allowed for high numbers of SARS-CoV-2 whole genome sequence (WGS) data and rapid sharing of sequences thro...

    Authors: Benjamin Sobkowiak, Kimia Kamelian, James E. A. Zlosnik, John Tyson, Anders Gonçalves da Silva, Linda M. N. Hoang, Natalie Prystajecky and Caroline Colijn
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:710
  14. The extent and impact of evolutionary change occurring in natural populations in response to rapid anthropogenic impact is still poorly understood on the genome-wide level. Here, we explore the genetic structu...

    Authors: María Esther Nieto-Blázquez, Dennis Schreiber, Sarah A. Mueller, Katrin Koch, Carsten Nowak and Markus Pfenninger
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:709

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2023 24:15

  15. The sucrose non-fermenting 1 (SNF1)-related protein kinases (SnRKs) play a vivid role in regulating plant metabolism and stress response, providing a pathway for regulation between metabolism and stress signal...

    Authors: Rongxue Li, Yasmina Radani, Baseer Ahmad, Ali Movahedi and Liming Yang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:708
  16. Biotin carboxyl carrier protein (BCCP) is a subunit of Acetyl CoA-carboxylase (ACCase) which catalyzes the conversion of acetyl-CoA to malonyl-CoA in a committed step during the de novo biosynthesis of fatty a...

    Authors: Swati Megha, Zhengping Wang, Nat N. V. Kav and Habibur Rahman
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:707
  17. Livestock animals is of great significance in agricultural production. However, the role of specific gene expression, especially alternative splicing in determining phenotype, is not well understood. The lives...

    Authors: Jinding Liu, Kun Lang, Suxu Tan, Wencai Jie, Yihua Zhu, Shiqing Huang and Wen Huang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:706
  18. Elongases of very long chain fatty acids (ELOVLs), a family of first rate-limiting enzymes in the synthesis of long-chain fatty acids, play an essential role in the biosynthesis of complex lipids. Disrupting a...

    Authors: Dandan Wang, Xinyan Li, Panpan Zhang, Yuzhu Cao, Ke Zhang, Panpan Qin, Yulong Guo, Zhuanjian Li, Yadong Tian, Xiangtao Kang, Xiaojun Liu and Hong Li
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:705
  19. The Mycobacterium genus encompasses at least 192 named species, many of which cause severe diseases such as tuberculosis. Non-tuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM) can also infect humans and animals. Some are of emergi...

    Authors: Phani Rama Krishna Behra, B. M. Fredrik Pettersson, Malavika Ramesh, Sarbashis Das, Santanu Dasgupta and Leif A. Kirsebom
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:704
  20. Influenza is a contagious disease that affects people of all ages and is linked to considerable mortality during epidemics and occasional outbreaks. Moreover, effective immunological biomarkers are needed for ...

    Authors: Liang Chen, Jie Hua and Xiaopu He
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:703
  21. Cellular events during meiosis can differ between inbred lines in maize. Substantial differences in the average numbers of chiasmata and double-strand breaks (DSBs) per meiotic cell have been documented among ...

    Authors: Nelson Garcia, Lu Yin, Stefanie Dukowic-Schulze, Claire Milsted, Penny M. A. Kianian, Shahryar Kianian, Wojciech P. Pawlowski and Changbin Chen
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:702
  22. Forest musk deer is an endangered species globally. The death of captive forest musk deer can be caused by certain respiratory system diseases. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a huge threat to th...

    Authors: Jie Tang, Lijuan Suo, Feiran Li, Kun Bian, Chao Yang and Yan Wang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:701
  23. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) play a vital role in regulating adipogenesis. However, the associated regulatory mechanisms have yet to be described in detail in pig. In this study, we demonstrate a critical ro...

    Authors: Yang Yang, Yiqi Wu, Mengting Ji, Xiaoyin Rong, Yanwei Zhang, Shuai Yang, Chang Lu, Chunbo Cai, Pengfei Gao, Xiaohong Guo, Bugao Li and Guoqing Cao
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:700
  24. One of the most complex prokaryotic organelles are magnetosomes, which are formed by magnetotactic bacteria as sensors for navigation in the Earth’s magnetic field. In the alphaproteobacterium Magnetospirillum gr...

    Authors: Cornelius N. Riese, Manuel Wittchen, Valérie Jérôme, Ruth Freitag, Tobias Busche, Jörn Kalinowski and Dirk Schüler
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:699
  25. The dried stem of Cistanche, is a famous Chinese traditional medicine. The main active pharmacodynamic components are phenylethanol glycosides (PhGs). Cistanche tubulosa produces higher level of PhGs in its stems...

    Authors: Lei Hou, Guanghui Li, Qingliang Chen, JinJin Zhao, Jiaowen Pan, Ruxia Lin, Xiujin Zhu, Pengfei Wang and Xingjun Wang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:698
  26. Recently, Zika virus (ZIKV) re-emerged in India and was potentially associated with microcephaly. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying ZIKV pathogenesis remain to be explored.

    Authors: Zhi-lu Chen, Zuo-jing Yin, Tian-yi Qiu, Jian Chen, Jian Liu, Xiao-yan Zhang and Jian-qing Xu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:697
  27. RING (Really Interesting New Gene) zinc finger (RING-zf) proteins belong to an important subclass of zinc fingers superfamily, which play versatile roles during various developmental stages and in abiotic stre...

    Authors: Yongliang Li, Pai Qin, Aolong Sun, Wenjun Xiao, Fenglin Chen, Yang He, Keyao Yu, You Li, Meng Zhang and Xinhong Guo
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:696
  28. Coat color is important for registration and maintenance of livestock. Standard coat color of Kumamoto sub-breed of Japanese Brown cattle is solid brown, but individuals with diluted coat color have been obser...

    Authors: Satoshi Kimura, Touko Hatakeyama, Takashi Koutaka, Kazuhiro Kubo, Satoru Morita, Keiko Eguchi, Kohji Saitoh, Kenji Yamauchi, Saki Imai, Atsushi Kashimura, Toshiaki Inenaga and Hirokazu Matsumoto
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:694
  29. ST11 KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kp) is highly prevalent in China. We investigated the inter- and intra- host transmission and evolution characteristics of ST11 KPC-producing Kp.

    Authors: Chao Liu, Ping Yang, Jiajia Zheng, Juan Yi, Ming Lu and Ning Shen
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:693
  30. Hydrocarbons (HCs) are organic compounds composed solely of carbon and hydrogen that are mainly accumulated in oil reservoirs. As the introduction of all classes of hydrocarbons including crude oil and oil pro...

    Authors: Maryam Rezaei Somee, Mohammad Ali Amoozegar, Seyed Mohammad Mehdi Dastgheib, Mahmoud Shavandi, Leila Ghanbari Maman, Stefan Bertilsson and Maliheh Mehrshad
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:690
  31. Ralstonia solanacearum species complex (RSSC) strains are destructive plant pathogenic bacteria and the causative agents of bacterial wilt disease, infecting over 200 plant species worldwide. In addition to chrom...

    Authors: Samuel T. E. Greenrod, Martina Stoycheva, John Elphinstone and Ville-Petri Friman
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:689
  32. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are important post-transcriptional regulators involved in the control of a range of processes, including symbiotic interactions in plants. MiRNA involvement in arbuscular mycorrhizae (AM) sy...

    Authors: Alex C. Johnson, Thomas H. Pendergast IV, Srinivasa Chaluvadi, Jeffrey L. Bennetzen and Katrien M. Devos
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:688
  33. Development of large single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) arrays can make genomic data promptly available for conservation problematic. Medium and high-density panels can be designed with sufficient coverage t...

    Authors: Alexandra Carrier, Julien Prunier, William Poisson, Mallorie Trottier-Lavoie, Isabelle Gilbert, Maria Cavedon, Kisun Pokharel, Juha Kantanen, Marco Musiani, Steeve D. Côté, Vicky Albert, Joëlle Taillon, Vincent Bourret, Arnaud Droit and Claude Robert
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:687
  34. Although the genetic correlations between complex traits have been estimated for more than a century, only recently we have started to map and understand the precise localization of the genomic region(s) that ...

    Authors: Babatunde S. Olasege, Laercio R. Porto-Neto, Muhammad S. Tahir, Gabriela C. Gouveia, Angela Cánovas, Ben J. Hayes and Marina R. S. Fortes
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:684
  35. The black-crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) is an ardeid bird successfully adapted to the nocturnal environment. Previous studies had indicated that the eyes of the night herons have evolved several spe...

    Authors: Haoran Luo, Site Luo, Wenzhen Fang, Qingxian Lin, Xiaolin Chen and Xiaoping Zhou
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:683
  36. The brown planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens Stål)is a notorious rice pest in many areas of Asia. Study on the molecular mechanisms underlying its development and reproduction will provide scientific basis for effec...

    Authors: Weixia Wang, Tingheng Zhu, Pinjun Wan, Qi Wei, Jiachun He, Fengxiang Lai and Qiang Fu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:682
  37. Promoters, non-coding DNA sequences located at upstream regions of the transcription start site of genes/gene clusters, are essential regulatory elements for the initiation and regulation of transcriptional pr...

    Authors: Thanh-Hoang Nguyen-Vo, Quang H. Trinh, Loc Nguyen, Phuong-Uyen Nguyen-Hoang, Susanto Rahardja and Binh P. Nguyen
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23(Suppl 5):681

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 23 Supplement 5

  38. Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) is considered a staple food in a number of developing countries. Several diseases attack the crop leading to substantial economic losses around the globe. However, the crop has ra...

    Authors: Asma Rahmanzadeh, Bahman Khahani, S. Mohsen Taghavi, Moein Khojasteh and Ebrahim Osdaghi
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:680
  39. The importance of fathers’ engagement in care and its critical role in the offspring’s cognitive and emotional development is now well established. Yet, little is known on the underlying neurobiology due to th...

    Authors: Florian Duclot, Yan Liu, Samantha K. Saland, Zuoxin Wang and Mohamed Kabbaj
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:679
  40. With the expansion of animal production, parasitic helminths are gaining increasing economic importance. However, application of several established deworming agents can harm treated hosts and environment due ...

    Authors: Hanno Schmidt, Katharina Mauer, Manuel Glaser, Bahram Sayyaf Dezfuli, Sören Lukas Hellmann, Ana Lúcia Silva Gomes, Falk Butter, Rebecca C. Wade, Thomas Hankeln and Holger Herlyn
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 23:677

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