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  1. Cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs) are protein kinases regulating important cellular processes such as cell cycle and transcription. Many CDK genes also play a critical role during adipogenic differentiation, but...

    Authors: Cuili Pan, Zhaoxiong Lei, Shuzhe Wang, Xingping Wang, Dawei Wei, Xiaoyan Cai, Zhuoma Luoreng, Lei Wang and Yun Ma

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:532

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  2. Acinetobacter baumannii is a common nosocomial pathogen that poses a huge threat to global health. Owing to the severity of A. baumannii infections, it became necessary to investigate the epidemiological characte...

    Authors: Xingchen Bian, Xiaofen Liu, Xuefei Zhang, Xin Li, Jing Zhang, Huajun Zheng, Sichao Song, Xiang Li and Meiqing Feng

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:530

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2021 22:649

  3. In soybean, some circadian clock genes have been identified as loci for maturity traits. However, the effects of these genes on soybean circadian rhythmicity and their impacts on maturity are unclear.

    Authors: Yanlei Yue, Ze Jiang, Enoch Sapey, Tingting Wu, Shi Sun, Mengxue Cao, Tianfu Han, Tao Li, Hai Nian and Bingjun Jiang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:529

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  4. Preterm birth, defined as parturition before 37 completed weeks of gestation, is associated with an increased risk of neonatal complications and death, as well as poor health and disease later in life. Epigene...

    Authors: Young-Ah You, Eun Jin Kwon, Han-Sung Hwang, Suk-Joo Choi, Sae Kyung Choi and Young Ju Kim

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:528

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  5. 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing (16S analysis) is widely used to analyze microbiota with next-generation sequencing technologies. Here, we compared fecal 16S analysis data from 192 Japanese volunteers using ...

    Authors: Shoichiro Kameoka, Daisuke Motooka, Satoshi Watanabe, Ryuichi Kubo, Nicolas Jung, Yuki Midorikawa, Natsuko O. Shinozaki, Yu Sawai, Aya K. Takeda and Shota Nakamura

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:527

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  6. The all-electronic Single Molecule Break Junction (SMBJ) method is an emerging alternative to traditional polymerase chain reaction (PCR) techniques for genetic sequencing and identification. Existing work ind...

    Authors: Yiren Wang, Mashari Alangari, Joshua Hihath, Arindam K. Das and M. P. Anantram

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:525

    Content type: Methodology article

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  7. Recently, pine wood nematode (PWN, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus) has been found in the extreme cold area of northeast China. The third-stage dispersal juvenile (DJ3) of PWN, which is a long-lived stress-resistant s...

    Authors: Qiaoli Chen, Ruizhi Zhang, Danlei Li, Feng Wang, Shengwei Jiang and Jianan Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:524

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  8. Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum morifolium) black spot disease caused by Alternaria alternata is one of the plant’s most destructive diseases. Dual RNA-seq was performed to simultaneously assess their transcriptomes...

    Authors: Lina Liu, Fadi Chen, Sumei Chen, Weimin Fang, Ye Liu and Zhiyong Guan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:523

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  9. Streptococcus intermedius, a member of the S. anginosus group, is a commensal bacterium present in the normal microbiota of human mucosal surfaces of the oral, gastrointestinal, and urogenital tracts. However, it...

    Authors: Dhiraj Sinha, Xifeng Sun, Mudra Khare, Michel Drancourt, Didier Raoult and Pierre-Edouard Fournier

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:522

    Content type: Research

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  10. Chinese sprangletop [Leptochloa chinensis (L.) Nees] is an annual malignant weed, which can often be found in paddy fields. Cyhalofop-butyl is a specialized herbicide which is utilized to control L. chinensis. Ho...

    Authors: Ke Chen, Yajun Peng, Liang Zhang, Long Wang, Donghai Mao, Zhenghong Zhao, Lianyang Bai and Lifeng Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:521

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  11. A comprehensive evaluation of the -omic profiles of venom is important for understanding the potential function and evolution of snake venom. Here, we conducted an integrated multi-omics-analysis to unveil the...

    Authors: Hong-Yan Zhao, Lin Wen, Yu-Feng Miao, Yu Du, Yan Sun, Yin Yin, Chi-Xian Lin, Long-Hui Lin, Xiang Ji and Jian-Fang Gao

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:520

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  12. Amino acid transporters (AATs) plays an essential roles in growth and development of plants, including amino acids long-range transport, seed germination, quality formation, responsiveness to pathogenic bacter...

    Authors: Yang Yang, Yongmao Chai, Jiayi Liu, Jie Zheng, Zhangchen Zhao, Aduragbemi Amo, Chunge Cui, Qiumei Lu, Liang Chen and Yin-Gang Hu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:519

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  13. Direct-sequencing technologies, such as Oxford Nanopore’s, are delivering long RNA reads with great efficacy and convenience. These technologies afford an ability to detect post-transcriptional modifications a...

    Authors: Ratanond Koonchanok, Swapna Vidhur Daulatabad, Quoseena Mir, Khairi Reda and Sarath Chandra Janga

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:513

    Content type: Software

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  14. Genomic prediction is now an essential technology for genetic improvement in animal and plant breeding. Whereas emphasis has been placed on predicting the breeding values, the prediction of non-additive geneti...

    Authors: Akio Onogi, Toshio Watanabe, Atsushi Ogino, Kazuhito Kurogi and Kenji Togashi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:512

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  15. Macrobrachium nipponense is an economically important species of freshwater shrimp in China. Unlike other marine shrimps, the ovaries in adult female M. nipponense can mature rapidly and periodically during the r...

    Authors: Yuning Zhang, Sufei Jiang, Hui Qiao, Yiwei Xiong, Hongtuo Fu, Wenyi Zhang, Yongsheng Gong, Shubo Jin and Yan Wu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:510

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  16. GRAS, an important family of transcription factors, have played pivotal roles in regulating numerous intriguing biological processes in plant development and abiotic stress responses. Since the sequencing of t...

    Authors: Yu Fan, Jun Yan, Dili Lai, Hao Yang, Guoxing Xue, Ailing He, Tianrong Guo, Long Chen, Xiao-bin Cheng, Da-bing Xiang, Jingjun Ruan and Jianping Cheng

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:509

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  17. Salmonella is a major bacterial pathogen associated with a large number of outbreaks of foodborne diseases. Many highly virulent serovars that cause human illness belong to Salmonella serogroup C1, and Salmonella

    Authors: Xiujuan Zhou, Bin Liu, Yanhong Liu, Chunlei Shi, Pina M. Fratamico, Lida Zhang, Dapeng Wang, Jianhua Zhang, Yan Cui, Ping Xu and Xianming Shi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:507

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  18. Teleosts display a spectacular diversity of craniofacial adaptations that often mediates ecological specializations. A considerable amount of research has revealed molecular players underlying skeletal craniof...

    Authors: Laurène Alicia Lecaudey, Pooja Singh, Christian Sturmbauer, Anna Duenser, Wolfgang Gessl and Ehsan Pashay Ahi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:506

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  19. Sunflower is an important oilseed crop domesticated in North America approximately 4000 years ago. During the last century, oil content in sunflower was under strong selection. Further improvement of oil prope...

    Authors: Alina I. Chernova, Rim F. Gubaev, Anupam Singh, Katrina Sherbina, Svetlana V. Goryunova, Elena U. Martynova, Denis V. Goryunov, Stepan V. Boldyrev, Anna A. Vanyushkina, Nikolay A. Anikanov, Elena A. Stekolshchikova, Ekaterina A. Yushina, Yakov N. Demurin, Zhanna M. Mukhina, Vera A. Gavrilova, Irina N. Anisimova…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:505

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  20. Lignin is one of the main components of the cell wall and is directly associated with plant development and defence mechanisms in plants, especially in response to Fusarium graminearum (Fg) infection. Caffeoyl-co...

    Authors: Guang Yang, Wenqiu Pan, Ruoyu Zhang, Yan Pan, Qifan Guo, Weining Song, Weijun Zheng and Xiaojun Nie

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:504

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  21. The dieback epidemic decimating common ash (Fraxinus excelsior) in Europe is caused by the invasive fungus Hymenoscyphus fraxineus. In this study we analyzed the genomes of H. fraxineus and H. albidus, its native...

    Authors: Malin Elfstrand, Jun Chen, Michelle Cleary, Sandra Halecker, Katarina Ihrmark, Magnus Karlsson, Kateryna Davydenko, Jan Stenlid, Marc Stadler and Mikael Brandström Durling

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:503

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  22. Dinotefuran (CAS No. 165252–70-0), a neonicotinoid insecticide, has been used to protect various crops against invertebrate pests and has been associated with numerous negative sublethal effects on honey bees....

    Authors: Minjie Huang, Jie Dong, Haikun Guo, Minghui Xiao and Deqian Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:502

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  23. Improving feed efficiency (FE) is an important goal due to its economic and environmental significance for farm animal production. The FE phenotype is complex and based on the measurements of the individual fe...

    Authors: Farouk Messad, Isabelle Louveau, David Renaudeau, Hélène Gilbert and Florence Gondret

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:501

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  24. Brown adipose tissue (BAT) is specialized to dissipate energy in the form of heat. BAT-mediated heat production in rodents and humans is critical for effective temperature adaptation of newborns to the extraut...

    Authors: Sujoy Ghosh, Chul-Hong Park, Jisu Lee, Nathan Lee, Rui Zhang, Clara Huesing, Dorien Reijnders, Jennifer Sones, Heike Münzberg, Leanne Redman and Ji Suk Chang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:500

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  25. Mechanisms underlying genome 3D organization and domain formation in the mammalian nucleus are not completely understood. Multiple processes such as transcriptional compartmentalization, DNA loop extrusion and...

    Authors: Tharvesh M. Liyakat Ali, Annaël Brunet, Philippe Collas and Jonas Paulsen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:499

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  26. Virescent mutation broadly exists in plants and is an ideal experimental material to investigate regulatory mechanisms underlying chlorophyll synthesis, photosynthesis and plant growth. Up to date, the molecul...

    Authors: Jin Gao, Yang Shi, Wei Wang, Yong-Hui Wang, Hua Yang, Qing-Hua Shi, Jian-Ping Chen, Yan-Ru Sun and Li-Wang Cai

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:498

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  27. During eye lens development the embryonic vasculature regresses leaving the lens without a direct oxygen source. Both embryonically and throughout adult life, the lens contains a decreasing oxygen gradient fro...

    Authors: Joshua Disatham, Lisa Brennan, Daniel Chauss, Jason Kantorow, Behdad Afzali and Marc Kantorow

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:497

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  28. Segmental duplications (SDs) are long DNA sequences that are repeated in a genome and have high sequence identity. In contrast to repetitive elements they are often unique and only sometimes have multiple copi...

    Authors: Eldar T. Abdullaev, Iren R. Umarova and Peter F. Arndt

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:496

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  29. Gmelina arborea Roxb is a fast-growing tree species of commercial importance for tropical countries due to multiple industrial uses of its wood. Wood is primarily composed of thick secondary cell walls of xylem c...

    Authors: Mary Luz Yaya Lancheros, Krishan Mohan Rai, Vimal Kumar Balasubramanian, Lavanya Dampanaboina, Venugopal Mendu and Wilson Terán

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:494

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  30. The accumulation of carotenoids in adipose tissue leading to yellow fat is, in sheep, a heritable recessive trait that can be attributed to a nonsense mutation in the beta-carotene oxygenase 2 (BCO2) gene. Howeve...

    Authors: Matthew Kent, Michel Moser, Inger Anne Boman, Kristine Lindtveit, Mariann Árnyasi, Kristil Kindem Sundsaasen and Dag Inge Våge

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:492

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  31. Pantothenic acid deficiency (PAD) results in growth depression and intestinal hypofunction of animals. However, the underlying molecular mechanisms remain to be elucidated. Mucosal proteome might reflect dieta...

    Authors: Jing Tang, Yulong Feng, Bo Zhang, Yongbao Wu, Zhanbao Guo, Suyun Liang, Zhengkui Zhou, Ming Xie and Shuisheng Hou

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:491

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  32. Global climate oscillation, as a selection dynamic, is an ecologically important element resulting in global biodiversity. During the glacial geological periods, most organisms suffered detrimental selection p...

    Authors: Jia Li, Chao Bian, Yunhai Yi, Hui Yu, Xinxin You and Qiong Shi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:490

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  33. Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality, but research efforts in neonatology are complicated due to the unavailability of large volume blood samples. Whole blood assays can be us...

    Authors: Kristin Hieronymus, Benjamin Dorschner, Felix Schulze, Neeta L. Vora, Joel S. Parker, Jennifer Lucia Winkler, Angela Rösen-Wolff and Stefan Winkler

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:489

    Content type: Methodology article

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  34. The thermal-manipulation (TM) during egg incubation is a cyclic exposure to hot or cold temperatures during embryogenesis that is associated to long-lasting effects on growth performance, physiology, metabolis...

    Authors: Anaïs Vitorino Carvalho, Christelle Hennequet-Antier, Aurélien Brionne, Sabine Crochet, Justine Jimenez, Nathalie Couroussé, Anne Collin and Vincent Coustham

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:488

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  35. During domestication, remarkable changes in behavior, morphology, physiology and production performance have taken place in farm animals. As one of the most economically important poultry, goose owns a unique ...

    Authors: Yan Deng, Shenqiang Hu, Chenglong Luo, Qingyuan Ouyang, Li Li, Jiaming Ma, Zhenping Lin, Junpeng Chen, Hehe Liu, Jiwei Hu, Guohong Chen, Dingming Shu, Yuxuan Pan, Bo Hu, Hua He, Hao Qu…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:487

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  36. Metabolic stress, as negative energy balance on one hand or obesity on the other hand can lead to increased levels of free fatty acids in the plasma and follicular fluid of animals and humans. In an earlier st...

    Authors: Vengala Rao Yenuganti, Dirk Koczan and Jens Vanselow

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:486

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2021 22:628

  37. Calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P) are essential nutrients that are linked to a large array of biological processes. Disturbances in Ca and P homeostasis in chickens are associated with a decline in growth and eg...

    Authors: Henry Reyer, Michael Oster, Siriluck Ponsuksili, Nares Trakooljul, Adewunmi O. Omotoso, Muhammad A. Iqbal, Eduard Muráni, Vera Sommerfeld, Markus Rodehutscord and Klaus Wimmers

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:485

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  38. Sex is an important covariate of epigenome-wide association studies due to its strong influence on DNA methylation patterns across numerous genomic positions. Nevertheless, many samples on the Gene Expression ...

    Authors: Yucheng Wang, Eilis Hannon, Olivia A. Grant, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Meena Kumari, Jonathan Mill, Xiaojun Zhai, Klaus D. McDonald-Maier and Leonard C. Schalkwyk

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:484

    Content type: Methodology article

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  39. Tripidium ravennae is a cold-hardy, diploid species in the sugarcane complex (Poaceae subtribe Saccharinae) with considerable potential as a genetic resource for developing improved bioenergy and ornamental grass...

    Authors: Nathan Maren, Fangzhou Zhao, Rishi Aryal, Darren Touchell, Wusheng Liu, Thomas Ranney and Hamid Ashrafi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:483

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  40. Genomic information for Allium cepa L. is limited as it is heterozygous and its genome is very large. To elucidate potential SNP markers obtained by NGS, we used a complete set of A. fistulosum L.-A. cepa monosom...

    Authors: Satoshi Fujito, Turgut Yigit Akyol, Takuya Mukae, Tadayuki Wako, Ken-ichiro Yamashita, Hikaru Tsukazaki, Hideki Hirakawa, Keisuke Tanaka, Yoko Mine, Shusei Sato and Masayoshi Shigyo

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:481

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