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  1. The herbaceous peony (Paeonia lactiflora Pall.) is extensively cultivated in China due to its root being used as a traditional Chinese medicine known as ‘Radix Paeoniae Alba’. In recent years, it has been discove...

    Authors: Huajie Xu, Miao Li, Di Ma, Jiajun Gao, Jun Tao and Jiasong Meng
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:601
  2. Splicing variants are a major class of pathogenic mutations, with their severity equivalent to nonsense mutations. However, redundant and degenerate splicing signals hinder functional assessments of sequence v...

    Authors: Ang-Chu Huang, Jia-Ying Su, Yu-Jen Hung, Hung-Lun Chiang, Yi-Ting Chen, Yen-Tsung Huang, Chen-Hsin Albert Yu, Hsin-Nan Lin and Chien-Ling Lin
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:600
  3. Tubulins play crucial roles in numerous fundamental processes of plant development. In flowering plants, tubulins are grouped into α-, β- and γ-subfamilies, while α- and β-tubulins possess a large isotype dive...

    Authors: Rostyslav Y. Blume, Anastasiia M. Rabokon, Mykola Pydiura, Alla I. Yemets, Yaroslav V. Pirko and Yaroslav B. Blume
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:599
  4. Leaves are the nutritional and economic organs of tobacco, and their biomass directly affects tobacco yield and the economic benefits of farmers. In the early stage, our research found that tobacco hybrids hav...

    Authors: Anbin Lu, Shuaibo Zeng, Kai Pi, Benshan Long, Zejun Mo and Renxiang Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:598
  5. Chrozophora sabulosa Kar. & Kir. is a biennial herbaceous plant that belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family and has medicinal properties. This research aimed to identify the genetic characteristics and phylogenetic ...

    Authors: Nida Javaid, Musarrat Ramzan, Shagufta Jabeen, Yanjun Du, Muhammad Anwar and Song Xiqiang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:597
  6. Molluscan mitochondrial genomes are unusual because they show wide variation in size, radical genome rearrangements and frequently show high variation (> 10%) within species. As progress in understanding this ...

    Authors: Angus Davison, Mehrab Chowdhury, Margrethe Johansen, Marcela Uliano-Silva and Mark Blaxter
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:596
  7. Reverse transcription quantitative PCR (RT-qPCR) with intercalating dyes is one of the main techniques to assess gene expression levels used in basic and applied research as well as in diagnostics. However, pr...

    Authors: Pablo Monfort-Lanzas, Elena Cristina Rusu, Lucia Parrakova, Cornelia A. Karg, Dorina-Elina Kernbichler, Dietmar Rieder, Peter Lackner, Hubert Hackl and Johanna M. Gostner
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:594
  8. Terpenes are important components of plant aromas, and terpene synthases (TPSs) are the key enzymes driving terpene diversification. In this study, we characterized the volatile terpenes in five different Chrysan...

    Authors: Liping Jiang, Shi Chen, Xu Wang, Lin Sen, Gangqiang Dong, Chi Song and Yifei Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:593
  9. Intramuscular fat content is an important index reflecting the quality of mutton, which directly affects the flavor and tenderness of mutton. Livestock and poultry intramuscular fat content is influenced by ge...

    Authors: Xuwen Shao, Xintan Lu, Xinming Sun, Huaizhi Jiang and Yang Chen
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:592
  10. The Portuguese oyster Crassostrea angulata, a bivalve of significant economic and ecological importance, has faced a decline in both production and natural populations due to pathologies, climate change, and anth...

    Authors: Catarina Anjos, Daniel Duarte, Elvira Fatsini, Domitília Matias and Elsa Cabrita
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:591
  11. The association between Apolipoprotein A5 (APOA5) genetic polymorphisms and susceptibility to metabolic syndrome (MetS) has been established by many studies, but there have been conflicting results from the li...

    Authors: Sima Mozafari, Marziyeh Ashoori, Seyed Mahdi Emami Meybodi, Roya Solhi, Seyed Reza Mirjalili, Ali Dehghani Firoozabadi and Sepideh Soltani
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:590
  12. Bisphenol S (BPS) is a substitute for bisphenol A in plastic manufacturing and, as a potential endocrine disruptor, may alter the physiology of the oviduct, in which fertilization and early embryo development ...

    Authors: Coline Mahé, Marie-Emilie Lebachelier de la Riviere, Olivier Lasserre, Guillaume Tsikis, Daniel Tomas, Valérie Labas, Sébastien Elis and Marie Saint-Dizier
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:589

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2024 25:660

  13. The skeletal muscle growth rate and body size of Tibetan pigs (TIB) are lower than Large white pigs (LW). However, the underlying genetic basis attributing to these differences remains uncertain. To address th...

    Authors: Heli Xiong, Yan Zhang, Zhiyong Zhao and Qian Sha
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:588
  14. The field of bee genomics has considerably advanced in recent years, however, the most diverse group of honey producers on the planet, the stingless bees, are still largely neglected. In fact, only eleven of t...

    Authors: Rafael Rodrigues Ferrari, Paulo Cseri Ricardo, Felipe Cordeiro Dias, Natalia de Souza Araujo, Dalliane Oliveira Soares, Qing-Song Zhou, Chao-Dong Zhu, Luiz Lehmann Coutinho, Maria Cristina Arias and Thiago Mafra Batista
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:587
  15. Anguillid eels spend their larval period as leptocephalus larvae that have a unique and specialized body form with leaf-like and transparent features, and they undergo drastic metamorphosis to juvenile glass e...

    Authors: Ryusuke Sudo, Taiga Asakura, Takashi Ishikawa, Rui Hatakeyama, Atushi Fujiwara, Komaki Inoue, Keiichi Mochida and Kazuharu Nomura
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:585
  16. The rational modelling of the relationship among drugs, targets and diseases is crucial for drug retargeting. While significant progress has been made in studying binary relationships, further research is need...

    Authors: Wenjun Li, Wanjun Ma, Mengyun Yang and Xiwei Tang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:584
  17. The issue of male fertility is becoming increasingly common due to genetic differences inherited over generations. Gene expression and evaluation of non-coding RNA (ncRNA), crucial for sperm development, are s...

    Authors: Danial Hashemi Karoii, Hossein Azizi and Thomas Skutella
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:583
  18. Carcass traits are essential economic traits in the commercial pig industry. However, the genetic mechanism of carcass traits is still unclear. In this study, we performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS...

    Authors: Huiyu Wang, Xiaoyi Wang, Yongli Yang, Yixuan Zhu, Shuyan Wang, Qiang Chen, Dawei Yan, Xinxing Dong, Mingli Li and Shaoxiong Lu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:582
  19. Phospholipases constitute a diverse category of enzymes responsible for the breakdown of phospholipids. Their involvement in signal transduction with a pivotal role in plant development and stress responses is...

    Authors: Mazahar Moin, Pradeep Reddy Bommineni and Wricha Tyagi
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:581
  20. Understanding growth regulatory pathways is important in aquaculture, fisheries, and vertebrate physiology generally. Machine learning pattern recognition and sensitivity analysis were employed to examine meta...

    Authors: Sarah A. S. Rajab, Linnea K. Andersen, Linas W. Kenter, David L. Berlinsky, Russell J. Borski, Andrew S. McGinty, Christopher M. Ashwell, Peter R. Ferket, Harry V. Daniels and Benjamin J. Reading
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:580
  21. Disease can drastically impair common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) production. Anthracnose, caused by the fungal pathogen Colletotrichum lindemuthianum (Sacc. and Magnus) Briosi and Cavara, is one of the diseases...

    Authors: Yujie Chang, Yonghui Liu, Lanfen Wang, Shumin Wang and Jing Wu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:579
  22. Rose myrtle (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Ait.) Hassk), is an evergreen shrub species belonging to the family Myrtaceae, which is enriched with bioactive volatiles (α-pinene and β-caryophyllene) with medicinal and indu...

    Authors: Ling Yang, Jingjing Jin, Shanwu Lyu, Fangqiu Zhang, Peijian Cao, Qiaomei Qin, Guanghui Zhang, Chen Feng, Peng Lu, Huiguang Li and Shulin Deng
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:578
  23. Several core breeding and supporting lines of the Qingyuan partridge chicken, a representative local chicken breed in China, have been developed over 20 years. Consequently, its economic traits related to grow...

    Authors: Xing Zhang, Liu Yang, Zhuojun Xie, Jiankang Gan, Piao Zhu, Jiani Song, Huimin Kang, Zhengfen Zhang, Lingbin Liu, Hai Xiang and Hua Li
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:577
  24. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a complex disorder that has become a high prevalence global health problem, with diabetes being its predominant pathophysiologic driver. Autosomal genetic variation only explain...

    Authors: Marisa Cañadas-Garre, Blanca Baños-Jaime, Joaquín J. Maqueda, Laura J. Smyth, Ruaidhri Cappa, Ryan Skelly, Claire Hill, Eoin P. Brennan, Ross Doyle, Catherine Godson, Alexander P. Maxwell and Amy Jayne McKnight
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:576
  25. Staphylococcus shinii appears as an umbrella species encompassing several strains of Staphylococcus pseudoxylosus and Staphylococcus xylosus. Given its phylogenetic closeness to S. xylosus, S. shinii can be found...

    Authors: Ana Sosa-Fajardo, Cristian Díaz-Muñoz, David Van der Veken, Inés Pradal, Marko Verce, Stefan Weckx and Frédéric Leroy
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:575
  26. The Qinghai Tibetan sheep, a local breed renowned for its long hair, has experienced significant deterioration in wool characteristics due to the absence of systematic breeding practices. Therefore, it is impe...

    Authors: Dehong Tian, Quanbang Pei, Hanjing Jiang, Jijun Guo, Xianghua Ma, Buying Han, Xue Li and Kai Zhao
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:574
  27. KNOXs, a type of homeobox genes that encode atypical homeobox proteins, play an essential role in the regulation of growth and development, hormonal response, and abiotic stress in plants. However, the KNOX gene ...

    Authors: Li-Cong Jia, Zi-Tong Yang, Li-Li Shang, Shao-Zhen He, Huan Zhang, Xu Li and Guo-Sheng Xin
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:572
  28. The dramatic increase of antimicrobial resistance in the healthcare realm has become inexorably linked to the abuse of antibiotics over the years. Therefore, this study seeks to identify potential postbiotic m...

    Authors: Sharleen Livina Isaac, Ahmad Zuhairi Abdul Malek, Nurul Syafika Hazif, Farah Syahrain Roslan, Amalia Mohd Hashim, Adelene Ai-Lian Song, Raha Abdul Rahim and Wan Ahmad Kamil Wan Nur Ismah
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:571
  29. Compound eyes formation in decapod crustaceans occurs after the nauplius stage. However, the key genes and regulatory mechanisms of compound eye development during crustacean embryonic development have not yet...

    Authors: Congcong Yan, Zixuan Wu, Yujie Liu, Yuying Sun and Jiquan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:570
  30. Transgenic (Tg) mice are widely used in biomedical research, and they are typically generated by injecting transgenic DNA cassettes into pronuclei of one-cell stage zygotes. Such animals often show unreliable ...

    Authors: Hiromi Miura, Ayaka Nakamura, Aki Kurosaki, Ai Kotani, Masaru Motojima, Keiko Tanaka, Shigeru Kakuta, Sanae Ogiwara, Yuhsuke Ohmi, Hirotaka Komaba, Samantha L.P. Schilit, Cynthia C. Morton, Channabasavaiah B. Gurumurthy and Masato Ohtsuka
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:568
  31. Advances of spatial transcriptomics technologies enabled simultaneously profiling gene expression and spatial locations of cells from the same tissue. Computational tools and approaches for integration of tran...

    Authors: Yuanyuan Ma, Lifang Liu, Yongbiao Zhao, Bo Hang and Yanduo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:566
  32. Expansion of genomic resources for the Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei), such as the construction of dense genetic linkage maps, is crucial for the application of genomic tools in order to improve econ...

    Authors: Baltasar F. Garcia, Vito A. Mastrochirico-Filho, Jousepth Gallardo-Hidalgo, Gabriel R. Campos-Montes, Thania Medrano-Mendoza, Psique Victoria Rivero-Martínez, Alejandra Caballero-Zamora, Diogo T. Hashimoto and José M. Yáñez
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:565
  33. Mesenchymal Stem Cells are ideal seed cells for tissue repair and cell therapy and have promising applications in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. Using Platelet-Rich Plasma as an adjuvant to crea...

    Authors: Pengxiu Dai, Yi Wu, Yaxin Gao, Mengnan Li, Mingde Zhu, Haojie Xu, Xiancheng Feng, Yaping Jin and Xinke Zhang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:564
  34. Broussonetia papyrifera is an economically significant tree with high utilization value, yet its cultivation is often constrained by soil contamination with heavy metals (HMs). Effective scientific cultivation ma...

    Authors: Zhenggang Xu, Shen Yang, Chenhao Li, Muhong Xie, Yi He, Sisi Chen, Yan Tang, Dapei Li, Tianyu Wang and Guiyan Yang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:563
  35. Floral transition in cereals is a critical phenomenon influenced by exogenous and endogenous signals, determining crop yield and reproduction. Flowering Locus T-like (FT-like) genes encode a mobile florigen, the ...

    Authors: Jingai Tan, Sajid Muhammad, Lantian Zhang, Haohua He and Jianmin Bian
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:562
  36. Artemisia selengensis, classified within the genus Artemisia of the Asteraceae family, is a perennial herb recognized for its dual utility in culinary and medicinal domains. There are few studies on the chloropla...

    Authors: Yuhang Wang, Qingying Wei, Tianyuan Xue, Sixiao He, Jiao Fang and Changli Zeng
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:561
  37. Nitzschia closterium f. minutissima is a commonly available diatom that plays important roles in marine aquaculture. It was originally classified as Nitzschia (Bacillariaceae, Bacillariophyta) but is currently re...

    Authors: Yajun Li, Jinman He, Xiuxia Zhang and Xiaodong Deng
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:560
  38. The crossbreeding of specialized beef cattle breeds with Chinese indigenous cattle is a common method of genetic improvement. Xia’nan cattle, a crossbreed of Charolais and Nanyang cattle, is China’s first spec...

    Authors: Xingya Song, Zhi Yao, Zijing Zhang, Shijie Lyu, Ningbo Chen, Xingshan Qi, Xian Liu, Weidong Ma, Wusheng Wang, Chuzhao Lei, Yu Jiang, Eryao Wang and Yongzhen Huang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:559
  39. Indigenous Chinese cattle have abundant genetic diversity and a long history of artificial selection, giving local breeds advantages in adaptability, forage tolerance and resistance. The detection of selective...

    Authors: Hengwei Yu, Ke Zhang, Gong Cheng, Chugang Mei, Hongbao Wang and Linsen Zan
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:558
  40. Reducing the levels of dietary protein is an effective nutritional approach in lowering feed cost and nitrogen emissions in ruminants. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of dietary Lys/Met r...

    Authors: Qiurong Ji, Fengshuo Zhang, Quyangangmao Su, Tingli He, Zhenling Wu, Kaina Zhu, Xuan Chen, Zhiyou Wang, Shengzhen Hou and Linsheng Gui
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:557
  41. The search for new bioactive natural compounds with anticancer activity is still of great importance. Even though their potential for diagnostics and treatment of cancer has already been proved, the availabili...

    Authors: Linda Petijová, Jana Henzelyová, Júlia Kuncová, Martina Matoušková and Eva Čellárová
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:555
  42. Sperm storage capacity (SSC) determines the duration of fertility in hens and is an important reproduction trait that cannot be ignored in production. Currently, the genetic mechanism of SSC is still unclear in h...

    Authors: Ruitang Chai, Cong Xiao, Zhuliang Yang, Wenya Du, Ke Lv, Jiayi Zhang and Xiurong Yang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:554
  43. Development of the human pancreas requires the precise temporal control of gene expression via epigenetic mechanisms and the binding of key transcription factors. We quantified genome-wide patterns of DNA meth...

    Authors: Ailsa MacCalman, Elisa De Franco, Alice Franklin, Christine S. Flaxman, Sarah J. Richardson, Kathryn Murrall, Joe Burrage, Emma M. Walker, Noel G. Morgan, Andrew T. Hattersley, Emma L. Dempster, Eilis Hannon, Aaron R. Jeffries, Nick D. L. Owens and Jonathan Mill
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:553
  44. The disputed phylogenetic position of Aerides flabellata Rolfe ex Downie, due to morphological overlaps with related species, was investigated based on evidence of complete chloroplast (cp) genomes. The structura...

    Authors: Kaifeng Tao, Lei Tao, Jialin Huang, Hanning Duan, Yan Luo and Lu Li
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2024 25:552

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