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  1. miRNA is one of the crucial roles in the complex and dynamic network that regulates the development of skeletal muscle. The landscape of skeletal muscle miRNAs from fetus to adult in New Zealand rabbits has no...

    Authors: Jing Jing, Xichun Jiang, Cuiyun Zhu, Qi Zheng, Qianyun Ji, Huiqun Yin, Jingtong Huang, Yixiao Zhu, Jiao Wang, Shuaiqi Qin and Yinghui Ling

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:577

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  2. Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common thyroid cancer. While many patients survive, a portion of PTC cases display high aggressiveness and even develop into refractory differentiated thyroid carc...

    Authors: Ruoting Lin, Conor E. Fogarty, Bowei Ma, Hejie Li, Guoying Ni, Xiaosong Liu, Jianwei Yuan and Tianfang Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:576

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  3. Our previous genome-wide association study (GWAS) on milk fatty acid traits in Chinese Holstein cows revealed, the SNP, BTB-01556197, was significantly associated with C10:0 at genome-wide level (P = 0.0239). It ...

    Authors: Mingyue Cao, Lijun Shi, Peng Peng, Bo Han, Lin Liu, Xiaoqing Lv, Zhu Ma, Shengli Zhang and Dongxiao Sun

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:575

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  4. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are a growing focus in cancer research. Deciphering pathways influenced by lncRNAs is important to understand their role in cancer. Although knock-down or overexpression of lncRN...

    Authors: Yanan Ren, Ting-You Wang, Leah C. Anderton, Qi Cao and Rendong Yang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:574

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  5. Chinese indigenous rabbits have distinct characteristics, such as roughage resistance, stress resistance and environmental adaptability, which are of great significance to the sustainable development of the ra...

    Authors: Chenmiao Liu, Shuhui Wang, Xianggui Dong, Jiping Zhao, Xiangyang Ye, Ruiguang Gong and Zhanjun Ren

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:573

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  6. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a ubiquitous environmental microorganism and also a common cause of infection. Its ability to survive in many different environments and persistently colonize humans is linked to its pre...

    Authors: James Redfern, Janine Wallace, Alex van Belkum, Magali Jaillard, Elliot Whittard, Roobinidevi Ragupathy, Joanna Verran, Peter Kelly and Mark Charles Enright

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:572

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  7. Impatiens L. is a genus of complex taxonomy that belongs to the family Balsaminaceae (Ericales) and contains approximately 1000 species. The genus is well known for its economic, medicinal, ornamental, and hortic...

    Authors: Chao Luo, Wulue Huang, Huayu Sun, Huseyin Yer, Xinyi Li, Yang Li, Bo Yan, Qiong Wang, Yonghui Wen, Meijuan Huang and Haiquan Huang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:571

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  8. Formin, a highly conserved multi-domain protein, interacts with microfilaments and microtubules. Although specifically expressed formin genes in anthers are potentially significant in research on male sterility a...

    Authors: Wen-jing Duan, Zi-han Liu, Jian-fang Bai, Shao-hua Yuan, Yan-mei Li, Feng-kun Lu, Tian-bao Zhang, Jia-hui Sun, Feng-ting Zhang, Chang-ping Zhao and Li-ping Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:570

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  9. The two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae, is a major agricultural pest with a cosmopolitan distribution, and its polyphagous habits provide a model for investigating herbivore-plant interactions. There ar...

    Authors: Shi-Mei Huo, Zhi-Chao Yan, Feng Zhang, Lei Chen, Jing-Tao Sun, Ary A. Hoffmann and Xiao-Yue Hong

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:569

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  10. Drought is one of the major environmental stresses resulting in a huge reduction in crop growth and biomass production. Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum L.) has excellent drought tolerance, and it could be used a...

    Authors: Ailing Zhang, Yang Ji, Min Sun, Chuang Lin, Puding Zhou, Juncai Ren, Dan Luo, Xiaoshan Wang, Congyu Ma, Xinquan Zhang, Guangyan Feng, Gang Nie and Linkai Huang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:568

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  11. Proteins with nucleotide binding site (NBS) and leucine-rich repeat (LRR) domains (NLR) make up one of most important resistance (R) families for plants to resist attacks from various pathogens and pests. The ...

    Authors: Jun-Jun Liu, Anna W. Schoettle, Richard A. Sniezko, Holly Williams, Arezoo Zamany and Benjamin Rancourt

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:567

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  12. Familial adenomatous polyposis is an inherited genetic disease, characterized by colorectal polyps. It is caused by inactivating mutations in the Adenomatous polyposis coli (Apc) gene. Mice carrying a nonsense mu...

    Authors: Alexandra Dorman, Ilona Binenbaum, Hanifa J. Abu-Toamih Atamni, Aristotelis Chatziioannou, Ian Tomlinson, Richard Mott and Fuad A. Iraqi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:566

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  13. Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) is an important species with a high content of flavonoids in fruits. As a perennial shrub, blueberry is characterized by shallow-rooted property and susceptible to drought stre...

    Authors: Aibin Wang, Kehao Liang, Shiwen Yang, Yibo Cao, Lei Wang, Ming Zhang, Jing Zhou and Lingyun Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:565

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  14. New breeding technologies (NBT) using CRISPR/Cas9-induced homology directed repair (HDR) has the potential to expedite genetic improvement in aquaculture. The long generation time in Atlantic salmon makes bree...

    Authors: Anne Hege Straume, Erik Kjærner-Semb, Kai Ove Skaftnesmo, Hilal Güralp, Simon Lillico, Anna Wargelius and Rolf Brudvik Edvardsen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:563

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  15. Arthropoda, the most numerous and diverse metazoan phylum, has species in many habitats where they encounter various microorganisms and, as a result, mechanisms for pathogen recognition and elimination have ev...

    Authors: Letícia Ferreira Lima, André Quintanilha Torres, Rodrigo Jardim, Rafael Dias Mesquita and Renata Schama

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:562

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  16. The B3 superfamily (B3s) represents a class of large plant-specific transcription factors, which play diverse roles in plant growth and development process including flowering induction. However, identificatio...

    Authors: Cheng Cheng Ruan, Zhe Chen, Fu Chu Hu, Wei Fan, Xiang He Wang, Li Jun Guo, Hong Yan Fan, Zhi Wen Luo and Zhi Li Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:561

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  17. Root knot nematodes (RKN) are plant parasitic nematodes causing major yield losses of widely consumed food crops such as rice (Oryza sativa). Because non-coding RNAs, including small interfering RNAs (siRNA), mic...

    Authors: Bruno Verstraeten, Mohammad Reza Atighi, Virginia Ruiz-Ferrer, Carolina Escobar, Tim De Meyer and Tina Kyndt

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:560

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  18. Breeding for new maize varieties with propitious root systems has tremendous potential in improving water and nutrients use efficiency and plant adaptation under suboptimal conditions. To date, most of the pre...

    Authors: Abdourazak Alio Moussa, Ajmal Mandozai, Yukun Jin, Jing Qu, Qi Zhang, He Zhao, Gulaqa Anwari, Mohamed Abdelsamiaa Sayed Khalifa, Abraham Lamboro, Muhammad Noman, Yacoubou Bakasso, Mo Zhang, Shuyan Guan and Piwu Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:558

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  19. Foxtail millet (Setaria italica) is one of the oldest domesticated crops and has been considered as an ideal model plant for C4 grasses. It has abundant type of anther and hull colors which is not only a most int...

    Authors: Huifang Xie, Junliang Hou, Nan Fu, Menghan Wei, Yunfei Li, Kang Yu, Hui Song, Shiming Li and Jinrong Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:556

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  20. The ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter superfamily is comprised predominantly of proteins which directly utilize energy from ATP to move molecules across the plasma membrane. Although they have been the su...

    Authors: Shane Denecke, Ivan Rankić, Olympia Driva, Megha Kalsi, Ngoc Bao Hang Luong, Benjamin Buer, Ralf Nauen, Sven Geibel and John Vontas

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:553

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  21. The tiger frog (Hoplobatrachus rugulosus) is listed as a national Class II protected species in China. In the context of global warming, the sex ratio of amphibians will be affected, and the development of the po...

    Authors: Yun Tang, Jing-Yi Chen, Guo-Hua Ding and Zhi-Hua Lin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:552

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  22. Theobroma cacao is a major source of flavonoids such as catechins and their monomers proanthocyanidins (PAs), widely studied for their potential benefits in cardiovascular diseases. Light has been shown to promot...

    Authors: Adriana M. Gallego, Luisa F. Rojas, Wilmar G. Valencia, Lucía Atehortúa, Aura I. Urrea, Andrew S. Fister, Mark J. Guiltinan, Siela N. Maximova and Natalia Pabón-Mora

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:551

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  23. Fibrillar adhesins are long multidomain proteins that form filamentous structures at the cell surface of bacteria. They are an important yet understudied class of proteins composed of adhesive and stalk domain...

    Authors: Vivian Monzon, Aleix Lafita and Alex Bateman

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:550

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  24. In plants, Calcium (Ca2+) acts as a universal messenger in various signal transduction pathways, including responses to biotic and abiotic stresses and regulation of cellular and developmental processes. The Ca2+

    Authors: Weihua Su, Chang Zhang, Dongjiao Wang, Yongjuan Ren, Tingting Sun, Jingfang Feng, Yachun Su, Liping Xu, Mutian Shi and Youxiong Que

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:549

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  25. Lipid phosphate phosphatases (LPP) are critical for regulating the production and degradation of phosphatidic acid (PA), an essential signaling molecule under stress conditions. Thus far, the LPP family genes hav...

    Authors: Wei Su, Ali Raza, Liu Zeng, Ang Gao, Yan Lv, Xiaoyu Ding, Yong Cheng and Xiling Zou

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:548

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  26. Whole genome duplication (WGD) events are common in the evolutionary history of many living organisms. For decades, researchers have been trying to understand the genetic and epigenetic impact of WGD and its u...

    Authors: Stefan Milosavljevic, Tony Kuo, Samuele Decarli, Lucas Mohn, Jun Sese, Kentaro K. Shimizu, Rie Shimizu-Inatsugi and Mark D. Robinson

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:547

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  27. Local breeds retained unique genetic variability important for adaptive potential especially in light of challenges related to climate change. Our first objective was to perform, for the first time, a genome-w...

    Authors: Neža Pogorevc, Mojca Simčič, Negar Khayatzadeh, Johann Sölkner, Beate Berger, Danijela Bojkovski, Minja Zorc, Peter Dovč, Ivica Medugorac and Simon Horvat

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:546

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  28. The flesh pigmentation of farmed Atlantic salmon is formed by accumulation of carotenoids derived from commercial diets. In the salmon gastrointestinal system, the hindgut is considered critical in the process...

    Authors: Thu Thi Minh Vo, Tuan Viet Nguyen, Gianluca Amoroso, Tomer Ventura and Abigail Elizur

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:545

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  29. Most plants rely on photosynthesis; therefore, albinism in plants with leaves that are white instead of green causes slow growth, dwarfing, and even death. Although albinism has been characterized in annual mo...

    Authors: Xiangxu Meng, Jiahong Xu, Maoning Zhang, Ruyue Du, Wenxiu Zhao, Qing Zeng, Zhihua Tu, Jinhui Chen and Beibei Chen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:543

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  30. Lysine 2-hydroxyisobutyrylation (Khib) is a newly discovered protein posttranslational modification (PTM) and is involved in the broad-spectrum regulation of cellular processes that are found in both prokaryotic ...

    Authors: Tong Qi, Jinping Li, Huifang Wang, Xiaofan Han, Junrong Li and Jinzhe Du

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:542

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  31. In Tunisia a first SARS-CoV-2 confirmed case was reported in March 03, 2020. Since then, an increase of cases number was observed from either imported or local cases. The aim of this preliminary study was to b...

    Authors: Wasfi Fares, Anissa Chouikha, Kais Ghedira, Meriam Gdoura, Dorra Rezig, Sondes Haddad Boubaker, Imen Ben Dhifallah, Henda Touzi, Walid Hammami, Zina Meddeb, Amel Sadraoui, Nahed Hogga, Imen Abouda, Aurélia Kwasiborski, Véronique Hourdel, Guillain Mikaty…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:540

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  32. Associative transcriptomics has been used extensively in Brassica napus to enable the rapid identification of markers correlated with traits of interest. However, within the important vegetable crop species, Bras...

    Authors: Shannon Woodhouse, Zhesi He, Hugh Woolfenden, Burkhard Steuernagel, Wilfried Haerty, Ian Bancroft, Judith A. Irwin, Richard J. Morris and Rachel Wells

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:539

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  33. Although inbreeding caused by the mating of animals related through a recent common ancestor is expected to have more harmful effects on phenotypes than ancient inbreeding (old inbreeding), estimating these ef...

    Authors: Pattarapol Sumreddee, El Hamidi Hay, Sajjad Toghiani, Andrew Roberts, Samuel E. Aggrey and Romdhane Rekaya

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:538

    Content type: Methodology article

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  34. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) that link genotype to phenotype represent an effective means to associate an individual genetic background with a disease or trait. However, single-omics data only provid...

    Authors: Xinpeng Guo, Yafei Song, Shuhui Liu, Meihong Gao, Yang Qi and Xuequn Shang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:537

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  35. The Orchidaceae family is one of the most diverse among flowering plants and serves as an important research model for plant evolution, especially “evo-devo” study on floral organs. Recently, sequencing of sev...

    Authors: Weixiong Zhang, Guoqiang Zhang, Peng Zeng, Yongqiang Zhang, Hao Hu, Zhongjian Liu and Jing Cai

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:536

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  36. Genetic improvement for disease resilience is anticipated to be a practical method to improve efficiency and profitability of the pig industry, as resilient pigs maintain a relatively undepressed level of perf...

    Authors: Xuechun Bai, Tianfu Yang, Austin M. Putz, Zhiquan Wang, Changxi Li, Frédéric Fortin, John C. S. Harding, Michael K. Dyck, Jack C. M. Dekkers, Catherine J. Field and Graham S. Plastow

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:535

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  37. Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a life-threatening zoonosis caused by the larval form of Echinococcus granulosus tapeworm. Our previous study showed that an approved drug pyronaridine (PND) is highly effective agai...

    Authors: Yingfang Yu, Jun Li, Weisi Wang, Tian Wang, Wenjing Qi, Xueting Zheng, Lei Duan, Jiaxu Chen, Shizhu Li, Xiumin Han, Wenbao Zhang and Liping Duan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:534

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  38. The BBX (B-box) family are zinc finger protein (ZFP) transcription factors that play an essential role in plant growth, development and response to abiotic stresses. Although BBX genes have been characterized ...

    Authors: Ruifang Ma, Jialu Chen, Bin Huang, Zhinuo Huang and Zhijun Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:533

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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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