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  1. Copy number variants (CNVs) account for a significant proportion of normal phenotypic variation and may have an important role in human pathological variation. The α-defensin cluster on human chromosome 8p23.1...

    Authors: Ester Ballana, Juan Ramón González, Nina Bosch and Xavier Estivill
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:14
  2. Cryptosporidium parvum is a unicellular eukaryote in the phylum Apicomplexa. It is an obligate intracellular parasite that causes diarrhea and is a significant AIDS-related pathogen. Cryptosporidium parvum is not...

    Authors: Nandita Mullapudi, Cheryl A Lancto, Mitchell S Abrahamsen and Jessica C Kissinger
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:13
  3. The establishment of C4 photosynthesis in maize is associated with differential accumulation of gene transcripts and proteins between bundle sheath and mesophyll photosynthetic cell types. We have physically sepa...

    Authors: Ruairidh JH Sawers, Peng Liu, Katya Anufrikova, JT Gene Hwang and Thomas P Brutnell
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:12
  4. Large-scale mutagenesis screens in the zebrafish employing the mutagen ENU have isolated several hundred mutant loci that represent putative developmental control genes. In order to realize the potential of su...

    Authors: Robert Geisler, Gerd-Jörg Rauch, Silke Geiger-Rudolph, Andrea Albrecht, Frauke van Bebber, Andrea Berger, Elisabeth Busch-Nentwich, Ralf Dahm, Marcus PS Dekens, Christopher Dooley, Alexandra F Elli, Ines Gehring, Horst Geiger, Maria Geisler, Stefanie Glaser, Scott Holley…
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:11
  5. Many of the most effective high-throughput protocols for SNP genotyping employ microarrays. Genotypes are assessed by comparing the signal intensities that derive from the hybridization of different allele-spe...

    Authors: Arianna Cozza, Francesco Morandin, Silvia Giulia Galfrè, Veronica Mariotti, Roberto Marangoni and Silvia Pellegrini
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:10
  6. The Ashbya Genome Database (AGD) 3.0 is an innovative cross-species genome and transcriptome browser based on release 40 of the Ensembl developer environment.

    Authors: Alexandre Gattiker, Riccarda Rischatsch, Philippe Demougin, Sylvia Voegeli, Fred S Dietrich, Peter Philippsen and Michael Primig
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:9
  7. In higher eukaryotes DNA methylation regulates important biological functions including silencing of gene expression and protection from adverse effects of retrotransposons. In the protozoan parasite Entamoeba hi...

    Authors: Ibne Karim M Ali, Gretchen M Ehrenkaufer, Jason A Hackney and Upinder Singh
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:7
  8. Saliva of blood-sucking arthropods contains a cocktail of antihemostatic agents and immunomodulators that help blood feeding. Mosquitoes additionally feed on sugar meals and have specialized regions of their g...

    Authors: José MC Ribeiro, Bruno Arcà, Fabrizio Lombardo, Eric Calvo, Van My Phan, Prafulla K Chandra and Stephen K Wikel
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:6
  9. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are the most common source of genetic variation in eukaryotic species and have become an important marker for genetic studies. The mosquito Anopheles funestus is one of the ...

    Authors: Charles S Wondji, Janet Hemingway and Hilary Ranson
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:5
  10. Corynebacterium glutamicum is a gram-positive soil bacterium widely used for the industrial production of amino acids. There is great interest in the examination of the molecular mechanism of transcription contro...

    Authors: Christof Larisch, Diana Nakunst, Andrea T Hüser, Andreas Tauch and Jörn Kalinowski
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:4
  11. The low-shear microgravity environment, modeled by rotating suspension culture bioreactors called high aspect ratio vessels (HARVs), allows investigation in ground-based studies of the effects of microgravity ...

    Authors: Kathy B Sheehan, Kate McInnerney, Boloroo Purevdorj-Gage, Sara D Altenburg and Linda E Hyman
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:3
  12. A promising application of the huge amounts of genetic data currently available lies in developing a better understanding of complex diseases, such as cancer. Analysis of publicly available databases can help ...

    Authors: Abdel Aouacheria, Vincent Navratil, Ricardo López-Pérez, Norma C Gutiérrez, Alexander Churkin, Danny Barash, Dominique Mouchiroud and Christian Gautier
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:2
  13. The homologues of human disease genes are expected to contribute to better understanding of physiological and pathogenic processes. We made use of the present availability of vertebrate genomic sequences, and ...

    Authors: Marko Premzl and Vera Gamulin
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2007 8:1
  14. Recently, several high-resolution methods of chromosome analysis have been developed. It is important to compare these methods and to select reliable combinations of techniques to analyze complex chromosomal r...

    Authors: Eva Darai-Ramqvist, Teresita Diaz de Ståhl, Agneta Sandlund, Kiran Mantripragada, George Klein, Jan Dumanski, Stefan Imreh and Maria Kost-Alimova
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:330
  15. The local environment of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) contains abundant genetic information for the study of mechanisms of mutation, genome evolution, and causes of diseases. Recent studies revealed ...

    Authors: Daekwan Seo, Cizhong Jiang and Zhongming Zhao
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:329
  16. Presently, multiple options exist for conducting gene expression profiling studies in swine. In order to determine the performance of some of the existing microarrays, Affymetrix Porcine, Affymetrix Human U133...

    Authors: Shengdar Tsai, Bashir Mir, Amy C Martin, Jose L Estrada, Steve R Bischoff, Wen-ping Hsieh, Joseph P Cassady, Bradley A Freking, Dan J Nonneman, Gary A Rohrer and Jorge A Piedrahita
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:328
  17. Recently, genomic sequencing efforts were finished for Oryza sativa (cultivated rice) and Arabidopsis thaliana (Arabidopsis). Additionally, these two plant species have extensive cDNA and expressed sequence tag (...

    Authors: Matthew A Campbell, Brian J Haas, John P Hamilton, Stephen M Mount and C Robin Buell
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:327
  18. The strong linkage disequilibrium (LD) recently found in genic or exonic regions of the human genome demonstrated that LD can be increased by evolutionary mechanisms that select for functionally important loci...

    Authors: Mamoru Kato, Akihiro Sekine, Yozo Ohnishi, Todd A Johnson, Toshihiro Tanaka, Yusuke Nakamura and Tatsuhiko Tsunoda
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:326
  19. Alternative splicing is a mechanism for increasing protein diversity by excluding or including exons during post-transcriptional processing. Alternatively spliced proteins are particularly relevant in oncology...

    Authors: Paul J Gardina, Tyson A Clark, Brian Shimada, Michelle K Staples, Qing Yang, James Veitch, Anthony Schweitzer, Tarif Awad, Charles Sugnet, Suzanne Dee, Christopher Davies, Alan Williams and Yaron Turpaz
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:325
  20. The prevalence of high resolution profiling of genomes has created a need for the integrative analysis of information generated from multiple methodologies and platforms. Although the majority of data in the p...

    Authors: Raj Chari, William W Lockwood, Bradley P Coe, Anna Chu, Devon Macey, Andrew Thomson, Jonathan J Davies, Calum MacAulay and Wan L Lam
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:324
  21. Microsatellites are extremely common in plant genomes, and in particular, they are significantly enriched in the 5' noncoding regions. Although some 5' noncoding microsatellites involved in gene regulation hav...

    Authors: Lida Zhang, Kaijing Zuo, Fei Zhang, Youfang Cao, Jiang Wang, Yidong Zhang, Xiaofen Sun and Kexuan Tang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:323
  22. The quail and chicken major histocompatibility complex (Mhc) genomic regions have a similar overall organization but differ markedly in that the quail has an expanded number of duplicated class I, class IIB, natu...

    Authors: Kazuyoshi Hosomichi, Takashi Shiina, Shingo Suzuki, Masayuki Tanaka, Sayoko Shimizu, Shigehisa Iwamoto, Hiromi Hara, Yutaka Yoshida, Jerzy K Kulski, Hidetoshi Inoko and Kei Hanzawa
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:322
  23. Up to now, microarray data are mostly assessed in context with only one or few parameters characterizing the experimental conditions under study. More explicit experiment annotations, however, are highly usefu...

    Authors: Kurt Fellenberg, Christian H Busold, Olaf Witt, Andrea Bauer, Boris Beckmann, Nicole C Hauser, Marcus Frohme, Stefan Winter, Jürgen Dippon and Jörg D Hoheisel
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:319
  24. Many marketed therapeutic agents have been developed to modulate the function of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs). The regulators of G-protein signaling (RGS proteins) are also being examined as potential d...

    Authors: Yu-Ching Fang, Wei-Hsin Sun, Li-Cheng Wu, Hsien-Da Huang, Hsueh-Fen Juan and Jorng-Tzong Horng
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:317
  25. Maturation of spermatozoa, including development of motility and the ability to fertilize the oocyte, occurs during transit through the microenvironment of the epididymis. Comprehensive understanding of sperm ...

    Authors: Jungsu Oh, Jiae Lee, Jong-Min Woo, Eunyoung Choi, Inju Park, Cecil Han, Namhoe Baek, Hoyong Lee, Do Han Kim and Chunghee Cho
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:314
  26. Upon exposure to agents that damage DNA, Saccharomyces cerevisiae undergo widespread reprogramming of gene expression. Such a vast response may be due not only to damage to DNA but also damage to proteins, RNA, a...

    Authors: Rebecca C Fry, Michael S DeMott, Joseph P Cosgrove, Thomas J Begley, Leona D Samson and Peter C Dedon
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:313
  27. Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues represent the largest source of archival biological material available for genomic studies of human cancer. Therefore, it is desirable to develop methods that en...

    Authors: Sarit Aviel-Ronen, Chang Qi Zhu, Bradley P Coe, Ni Liu, Spencer K Watson, Wan L Lam and Ming Sound Tsao
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:312
  28. The signals that determine the specificity and efficiency of splicing are multiple and complex, and are not fully understood. Among other factors, the relative contributions of different mechanisms appear to d...

    Authors: Colin N Dewey, Igor B Rogozin and Eugene V Koonin
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:311
  29. Rice blast, caused by the fungal pathogen Magnaporthe grisea, is a devastating disease causing tremendous yield loss in rice production. The public availability of the complete genome sequence of M. grisea provid...

    Authors: Malali Gowda, RC Venu, Mohan B Raghupathy, Kan Nobuta, Huameng Li, Rod Wing, Eric Stahlberg, Sean Couglan, Christian D Haudenschild, Ralph Dean, Baek-Hie Nahm, Blake C Meyers and Guo-Liang Wang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:310
  30. One of the most crucial tasks for a cell to ensure its long term survival is preserving the integrity of its genetic heritage via maintenance of DNA structure and sequence. While the DNA damage response in the...

    Authors: Michael G Benton, Swetha Somasundaram, Jeremy D Glasner and Sean P Palecek
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:305
  31. Repetitive elements comprise ~45% of mammalian genomes and are increasingly known to impact genomic function by contributing to the genomic architecture, by direct regulation of gene expression and by affectin...

    Authors: Ralph T Wiedmann, Dan J Nonneman and John W Keele
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:304
  32. Fission yeast cells undergo sexual differentiation in response to nitrogen starvation. In this process haploid M and P cells first mate to form diploid zygotes, which then enter meiosis and sporulate. Prior to...

    Authors: Yongtao Xue-Franzén, Søren Kjærulff, Christian Holmberg, Anthony Wright and Olaf Nielsen
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:303
  33. The development of large genomic resources has become a prerequisite to elucidate the wide-scale evolution of genomes and the molecular basis of complex traits. Linkage maps represent a first level of integrat...

    Authors: René Guyomard, Stéphane Mauger, Kamila Tabet-Canale, Sylvain Martineau, Carine Genet, Francine Krieg and Edwige Quillet
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:302
  34. The replication of mammalian genomic DNA during the S phase is a highly coordinated process that occurs in a programmed manner. Recent studies have begun to elucidate the pattern of replication timing on a gen...

    Authors: Stephanie M Cohen, Terrence S Furey, Norman A Doggett and David G Kaufman
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:301
  35. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is a common malignancy worldwide. Comprehensive genomic characterization of ESCC will further our understanding of the carcinogenesis process in this disease.

    Authors: Nan Hu, Chaoyu Wang, Ying Hu, Howard H Yang, Li-Hui Kong, Ning Lu, Hua Su, Quan-Hong Wang, Alisa M Goldstein, Kenneth H Buetow, Michael R Emmert-Buck, Philip R Taylor and Maxwell P Lee
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:299
  36. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are an abundant form of genetic variation in the genome of every species and are useful for gene mapping and association studies. Of particular interest are non-synonymou...

    Authors: Michael A Lee, Orla M Keane, Belinda C Glass, Tim R Manley, Neil G Cullen, Ken G Dodds, Alan F McCulloch, Chris A Morris, Mark Schreiber, Jonathan Warren, Amonida Zadissa, Theresa Wilson and John C McEwan
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:298
  37. Peridinin-containing dinoflagellates have a highly reduced chloroplast genome, which is unlike that found in other chloroplast containing organisms. Genome reduction appears to be the result of extensive trans...

    Authors: Adrian C Barbrook, Nicole Santucci, Lindsey J Plenderleith, Roger G Hiller and Christopher J Howe
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:297
  38. To unravel molecular targets involved in glycopeptide resistance, three isogenic strains of Staphylococcus aureus with different susceptibility levels to vancomycin or teicoplanin were subjected to whole-genome m...

    Authors: Alexander Scherl, Patrice François, Yvan Charbonnier, Jacques M Deshusses, Thibaud Koessler, Antoine Huyghe, Manuela Bento, Jianru Stahl-Zeng, Adrien Fischer, Alexandre Masselot, Alireza Vaezzadeh, Francesca Gallé, Adriana Renzoni, Pierre Vaudaux, Daniel Lew, Catherine G Zimmermann-Ivol…
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:296
  39. The development and outcome of cerebral malaria (CM) reflects a complex interplay between parasite-expressed virulence factors and host response to infection. The murine CM model, Plasmodium berghei ANKA (PbA), w...

    Authors: Fiona E Lovegrove, Lourdes Peña-Castillo, Naveed Mohammad, W Conrad Liles, Timothy R Hughes and Kevin C Kain
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2006 7:295

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