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  1. Fluralaner is a novel isoxazoline insecticide with a unique action site on the γ-aminobutyric acid receptor (GABAR), shows excellent activity on agricultural pests including the common cutworm Spodoptera litura, ...

    Authors: Zhong-Qiang Jia, Di Liu, Ying-Chuan Peng, Zhao-Jun Han, Chun-Qing Zhao and Tao Tang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:120

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  2. Acidophilic members of the genus Streptomyces can be a good source for novel secondary metabolites and degradative enzymes of biopolymers. In this study, a genome-based approach on Streptomyces yeochonensis CN732...

    Authors: Adeel Malik, Yu Ri Kim, In Hee Jang, Sunghoon Hwang, Dong-Chan Oh and Seung Bum Kim

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:118

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  3. Dunaliella salina is a good model organism for studying salt stress. In order to have a global understanding of the expression profiles of Dunaliella salina in response to hypersaline stress, we performed quantit...

    Authors: Qinghua He, Yaqiu Lin, Hong Tan, Yu Zhou, Yongli Wen, Jiajia Gan, Ruiwen Li and Qinglian Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:115

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  4. Chloroplast (cp) genome information would facilitate the development and utilization of Taxodium resources. However, cp genome characteristics of Taxodium were poorly understood.

    Authors: Hao Duan, Jinbo Guo, Lei Xuan, Ziyang Wang, Mingzhi Li, Yunlong Yin and Ying Yang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:114

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  5. In sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), one paramount breeding objective is to increase grain quality. The nutritional quality and end use value of sorghum grains are primarily influenced by the proportions of tannins, sta...

    Authors: Wilson Kimani, Li-Min Zhang, Xiao-Yuan Wu, Huai-Qing Hao and Hai-Chun Jing

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:112

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  6. The consensus on how to choose a reference gene for serum or plasma miRNA expression qPCR studies has not been reached and none of the potential candidates have yet been convincingly validated. We proposed a n...

    Authors: Konrad Pagacz, Przemyslaw Kucharski, Urszula Smyczynska, Szymon Grabia, Dipanjan Chowdhury and Wojciech Fendler

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:111

    Content type: Methodology article

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  7. Osmotic stress is a widespread phenomenon in aquatic animal. The ability to cope with salinity stress and alkaline stress is quite important for the survival of aquatic species under natural conditions. Tilapi...

    Authors: Huanhuan Su, Dongmei Ma, Huaping Zhu, Zhigang Liu and Fengying Gao

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:110

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  8. The fasting-refeeding perturbation has been used extensively to reveal specific genes and metabolic pathways that control energy metabolism in the chicken. Most global transcriptional scans of the fasting-refe...

    Authors: Larry A. Cogburn, Nares Trakooljul, Xiaofei Wang, Laura E. Ellestad and Tom E. Porter

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:109

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Siberian musk deer, one of the seven species, is distributed in coniferous forests of Asia. Worldwide, the population size of Siberian musk deer is threatened by severe illegal poaching for commercially valuab...

    Authors: Li Yi, Menggen Dalai, Rina Su, Weili Lin, Myagmarsuren Erdenedalai, Batkhuu Luvsantseren, Chimedragchaa Chimedtseren, Zhen Wang and Surong Hasi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:108

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  10. Following the publication of this article [1], the authors reported errors in Figs. 1, 2 and 5. Due to a typesetting error the asterisks denoting significance were missing from the published figures.

    Authors: Nicole R. Narayan, Thomas Weinmaier, Emilio J. Laserna-Mendieta, Marcus J. Claesson, Fergus Shanahan, Karim Dabbagh, Shoko Iwai and Todd Z. DeSantis

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:105

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    The original article was published in BMC Genomics 2020 21:56

  11. Luman is a member of CREB3 (cAMP responsive element-binding) subfamily of the basic leucine-zipper (bZIP) transcription factors. It may play an important regulatory role during the decidualization process sinc...

    Authors: Fan Zhao, Huan Liu, Nan Wang, Lijun Yu, Aihua Wang, Yanglei Yi and Yaping Jin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:103

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  12. Neutrophils are the first effectors of inflammatory response triggered by mastitis infection, and are important defense cells against pathogenic Escherichia coli (E. coli). DNA methylation, as a critical epigenet...

    Authors: Zhihua Ju, Qiang Jiang, Jinpeng Wang, Xiuge Wang, Chunhong Yang, Yan Sun, Yaran Zhang, Changfa Wang, Yaping Gao, Xiaochao Wei, Minghai Hou and Jinming Huang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:102

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  13. Rhodnius prolixus has become a model for revealing the molecular bases of insect sensory biology due to the publication of its genome and its well-characterized behavioural repertoire. Gene expression modulation ...

    Authors: Jose Manuel Latorre-Estivalis, Marcos Sterkel, Sheila Ons and Marcelo Gustavo Lorenzo

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:101

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  14. Sustainability challenges are currently hampering an increase in salmon production. Using sterile salmon can solve problems with precocious puberty and genetic introgression from farmed escapees to wild popula...

    Authors: Lene Kleppe, Rolf Brudvik Edvardsen, Tomasz Furmanek, Eva Andersson, Kai Ove Skaftnesmo, Frida Thyri Segafredo and Anna Wargelius

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:99

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  15. Broomcorn millet is a drought-tolerant cereal that is widely cultivated in the semiarid regions of Asia, Europe, and other continents; however, the mechanisms underlying its drought-tolerance are poorly unders...

    Authors: Zhongying Shan, Yanmiao Jiang, Haiquan Li, Jinjie Guo, Ming Dong, Jianan Zhang and Guoqing Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:96

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  16. PLINK is probably the most used program for analyzing SNP genotypes and runs of homozygosity (ROH), both in human and in animal populations. The last decade, ROH analyses have become the state-of-the-art metho...

    Authors: R. Meyermans, W. Gorssen, N. Buys and S. Janssens

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:94

    Content type: Methodology article

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  17. Whiteflies are a threat to cassava (Manihot esculenta), an important staple food in many tropical/subtropical regions. Understanding the molecular mechanisms regulating cassava’s responses against this pest is cr...

    Authors: Maria L. Irigoyen, Danielle C. Garceau, Adriana Bohorquez-Chaux, Luis Augusto Becerra Lopez-Lavalle, Laura Perez-Fons, Paul D. Fraser and Linda L. Walling

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:93

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  18. Aldrichina grahami (Diptera: Calliphoridae) is a forensically important fly, which has been widely applied to practical legal investigations. Unlike other necrophagous flies, A. grahami exhibits cold tolerance wh...

    Authors: Zhuoying Liu, Han Han, Fanming Meng, Yangshuai Jiang and Jifeng Cai

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:92

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  19. Plant NADPH oxidase (NOX), also known as respiratory burst oxidase homolog (rboh), encoded by the rboh gene, is a key enzyme in the reactive oxygen species (ROS) metabolic network. It catalyzes the formation of t...

    Authors: Wei Wang, Dongdong Chen, Dan Liu, Yingying Cheng, Xiaopei Zhang, Lirong Song, Mengjiao Hu, Jie Dong and Fafu Shen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:91

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  20. 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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  21. Copy Number Variations (CNVs) are gain or loss of DNA segments that are known to play a role in shaping a wide range of phenotypes. In this study, we used two dairy cattle populations, Holstein Friesian and Je...

    Authors: Young-Lim Lee, Mirte Bosse, Erik Mullaart, Martien A. M. Groenen, Roel F. Veerkamp and Aniek C. Bouwman

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:89

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  22. Branch points (BPs) map within short motifs upstream of acceptor splice sites (3’ss) and are essential for splicing of pre-mature mRNA. Several BP-dedicated bioinformatics tools, including HSF, SVM-BPfinder, B...

    Authors: Raphaël Leman, Hélène Tubeuf, Sabine Raad, Isabelle Tournier, Céline Derambure, Raphaël Lanos, Pascaline Gaildrat, Gaia Castelain, Julie Hauchard, Audrey Killian, Stéphanie Baert-Desurmont, Angelina Legros, Nicolas Goardon, Céline Quesnelle, Agathe Ricou, Laurent Castera…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:86

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  23. Next generation sequencing (NGS) has become a universal practice in modern molecular biology. As the throughput of sequencing experiments increases, the preparation of conventional multiplexed libraries become...

    Authors: Jennifer Chiniquy, Megan E. Garber, Aindrila Mukhopadhyay and Nathan J. Hillson

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:85

    Content type: Methodology article

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  24. Environmental variation in the amount of resources available to populations challenge individuals to optimize the allocation of those resources to key fitness functions. This coordination of resource allocatio...

    Authors: E. Ng’oma, P. A. Williams-Simon, A. Rahman and E. G. King

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:84

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  25. Following the publication of this article [1], it was noted that due to a typesetting error the figure legends were paired incorrectly.

    Authors: Everlyn Kamau, John W. Oketch, Zaydah R. de Laurent, My V. T. Phan, Charles N. Agoti, D. James Nokes and Matthew Cotten

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:83

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    The original article was published in BMC Genomics 2020 21:5

  26. Following the publication of this article [1], the authors reported that the captions of Figs. 2 and 3 were published in the incorrect order, whereby they mismatch with their corresponding images. The figures ...

    Authors: Sivasubramanian Rajarammohan, Kumar Paritosh, Deepak Pental and Jagreet Kaur

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:82

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Genomics 2019 20:1036

  27. Zanthoxylum armatum (Z. armatum) is a highly economically important tree that presents a special numbing taste. However, the underlying regulatory mechanism of the numbing taste remains poorly understood. Thus, t...

    Authors: Wen-Kai Hui, Fei-Yan Zhao, Jing-Yan Wang, Xiao-Yang Chen, Jue-Wei Li, Yu Zhong, Hong-Yun Li, Jun-Xing Zheng, Liang-Zhen Zhang, Qing-Min Que, Ai-Min Wu and Wei Gong

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:81

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  28. Mixed infections of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and antibiotic heteroresistance continue to complicate tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis and treatment. Detection of mixed infections has been limited to molecular genotyp...

    Authors: Christine Anyansi, Arlin Keo, Bruce J. Walker, Timothy J. Straub, Abigail L. Manson, Ashlee M. Earl and Thomas Abeel

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:80

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  29. Contamination of reagents and cross contamination across samples is a long-recognized issue in molecular biology laboratories. While often innocuous, contamination can lead to inaccurate results. Cantalupo et al.

    Authors: Sara R. Selitsky, David Marron, Daniel Hollern, Lisle E. Mose, Katherine A. Hoadley, Corbin Jones, Joel S. Parker, Dirk P. Dittmer and Charles M. Perou

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:79

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  30. Paspalum notatum exhibits both sexual and apomictic cytotypes and, thus, is considered a good model for studies of apomixis because it facilitates comparative approaches. In this work, transcriptome sequencing wa...

    Authors: Fernanda A. de Oliveira, Bianca B. Z. Vigna, Carla C. da Silva, Alessandra P. Fávero, Frederico P. de Matta, Ana L. S. Azevedo and Anete P. de Souza

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:78

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  31. This study used a genome-wide screen of gene expression to better understand the metabolic and functional differences between commercially valuable intramuscular fat (IMF) and commercially wasteful subcutaneou...

    Authors: Nicholas J. Hudson, Antonio Reverter, William J. Griffiths, Eylan Yutuc, Yuqin Wang, Angela Jeanes, Sean McWilliam, David W. Pethick and Paul L. Greenwood

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:77

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  32. Duckweeds (Lemnaceae) are aquatic plants distributed all over the world. The chloroplast genome, as an efficient solar-powered reactor, is an invaluable resource to study biodiversity and to carry foreign genes. ...

    Authors: Yating Zhang, Dong An, Changsheng Li, Zhixuan Zhao and Wenqin Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:76

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  33. High-throughput RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) has evolved as an important analytical tool in molecular biology. Although the utility and importance of this technique have grown, uncertainties regarding the proper a...

    Authors: Xiaohong Li, Nigel G. F. Cooper, Timothy E. O’Toole and Eric C. Rouchka

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:75

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  34. Spermatogenesis is an intricate process regulated by a finely organized network. The orange-spotted grouper (Epinephelus coioides) is a protogynous hermaphroditic fish, but the regulatory mechanism of its spermat...

    Authors: Xi Wu, Yang Yang, Chaoyue Zhong, Yin Guo, Shuisheng Li, Haoran Lin and Xiaochun Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:73

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  35. Calcium-dependent protein kinase (CPK) is one of the main Ca2+ combined protein kinase that play significant roles in plant growth, development and response to multiple stresses. Despite an important member of th...

    Authors: Man Zhang, Yanhui Liu, Qing He, Mengnan Chai, Youmei Huang, Fangqian Chen, Xiaomei Wang, Yeqiang Liu, Hanyang Cai and Yuan Qin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:72

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  36. Most aphids exhibit wing polyphenism in which wingless and winged morphs produce depending on the population density and host plant quality. Although the influence of environmental factors on wing polyphenism ...

    Authors: Yinjun Fan, Xiuxia Li, Abd Allah A. H. Mohammed, Ying Liu and Xiwu Gao

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:71

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  37. Mycoplasma bovis is an important etiologic agent of bovine mycoplasmosis affecting cattle production and animal welfare. In the past in Israel, M. bovis has been most frequently associated with bovine respiratory...

    Authors: Yael Yair, Ilya Borovok, Inna Mikula, Rama Falk, Larry K. Fox, Uri Gophna and Inna Lysnyansky

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:70

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  38. Members of the AT-HOOK MOTIF CONTAINING NUCLEAR LOCALIZED (AHL) family are involved in various plant biological processes via protein-DNA and protein-protein interaction. However, no the systematic identification...

    Authors: Lanjie Zhao, Youjun Lü, Wei Chen, Jinbo Yao, Yan Li, Qiulin Li, Jingwen Pan, Shengtao Fang, Jie Sun and Yongshan Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:69

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  39. Global climate change is predicted to force the bathymetric migrations of shallow-water marine invertebrates. Hydrostatic pressure is proposed to be one of the major environmental factors limiting the vertical...

    Authors: Linying Liang, Jiawei Chen, Yanan Li and Haibin Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:68

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  40. Gene targeting by homology-directed repair (HDR) can precisely edit the genome and is a versatile tool for biomedical research. However, the efficiency of HDR-based modification is still low in many model orga...

    Authors: Haipeng Bai, Lijun Liu, Ke An, Xiaochan Lu, Michael Harrison, Yanqiu Zhao, Ruibin Yan, Zhijie Lu, Song Li, Shuo Lin, Fang Liang and Wei Qin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:67

    Content type: Methodology article

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  41. Houseflies (Musca domestica L.) live in intimate association with numerous microorganisms and is a vector of human pathogens. In temperate areas, houseflies will overwinter in environments constructed by humans a...

    Authors: Simon Bahrndorff, Aritz Ruiz-González, Nadieh de Jonge, Jeppe Lund Nielsen, Henrik Skovgård and Cino Pertoldi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2020 21:66

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