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  1. In recent years, animal welfare and health has become more and more important in pig breeding. So far, numerous parameters have been considered as important biomarkers, especially in the immune reaction and in...

    Authors: Christina M. Dauben, Maren J. Pröll-Cornelissen, Esther M. Heuß, Anne K. Appel, Hubert Henne, Katharina Roth, Karl Schellander, Ernst Tholen and Christine Große-Brinkhaus

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:717

    Content type: Research

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  2. Stomatopod crustaceans are aggressive marine predators featuring complex compound eyes and powerful raptorial appendages used for “smashing” or “spearing” prey and/or competitors. Among them, parasquilloids (s...

    Authors: Hee-seung Hwang, Jongwoo Jung and Juan Antonio Baeza

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:716

    Content type: Research

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  3. Sinoatrial Node (SAN) is part of the cardiac conduction system, which controls the rhythmic contraction of the vertebrate heart. The SAN consists of a specialized pacemaker cell population that has the potenti...

    Authors: Rashid Minhas, Henry Loeffler-Wirth, Yusra H. Siddiqui, Tomasz Obrębski, Shikha Vashisht, Karim Abu Nahia, Alexandra Paterek, Angelika Brzozowska, Lukasz Bugajski, Katarzyna Piwocka, Vladimir Korzh, Hans Binder and Cecilia Lanny Winata

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:715

    Content type: Research article

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  4. As one of the largest genera in Apiaceae, Bupleurum L. is well known for its high medicinal value. The genus has frequently attracted the attention of evolutionary biologist and taxonomist for its distinctive cha...

    Authors: Rong Huang, Xuena Xie, Aimin Chen, Fang Li, Enwei Tian and Zhi Chao

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:714

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Abortion in horses leads to economic and welfare losses to the equine industry. Most cases of equine abortions are sporadic, and the cause is often unknown. This study aimed to detect potential abortigenic pat...

    Authors: Rumana Akter, Charles M. El-Hage, Fiona M. Sansom, Joan Carrick, Joanne M. Devlin and Alistair R. Legione

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:713

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The current and future applications of genomic data may raise ethical and privacy concerns. Processing and storing of this data introduce a risk of abuse by potential offenders since the human genome contains ...

    Authors: Rastislav Hekel, Jaroslav Budis, Marcel Kucharik, Jan Radvanszky, Zuzana Pös and Tomas Szemes

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:712

    Content type: Methodology article

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  7. Species interactions can promote mating behavior divergence, particularly when these interactions are costly due to maladaptive hybridization. Selection against hybridization can indirectly cause evolution of ...

    Authors: Oscar E. Ospina, Alan R. Lemmon, Mysia Dye, Christopher Zdyrski, Sean Holland, Daniel Stribling, Michelle L. Kortyna and Emily Moriarty Lemmon

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:711

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Sex chromosomes are in some species largely undifferentiated (homomorphic) with restricted sex determination regions. Homomorphic but different sex chromosomes are found in the closely related genera Populus and

    Authors: Henrik R. Hallingbäck, Pascal Pucholt, Pär K. Ingvarsson, Ann Christin Rönnberg-Wästljung and Sofia Berlin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:710

    Content type: Research

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  9. Tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum, Cuvier, 1818) is the most economically important native freshwater fish species in Brazil. It can reach a total length of over 1 m and a weight of over 40 kg. The species displays ...

    Authors: Eduardo Sousa Varela, Michaël Bekaert, Luciana Nakaghi Ganeco-Kirschnik, Lucas Simon Torati, Luciana Shiotsuki, Fernanda Loureiro de Almeida, Luciana Cristine Vasques Villela, Fabrício Pereira Rezende, Aurisan da Silva Barroso, Luiz Eduardo Lima de Freitas, John Bernard Taggart and Herve Migaud

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:709

    Content type: Research

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  10. Enterobacteria of the genus Providencia are mainly known as opportunistic human pathogens but have been isolated from highly diverse natural environments. The species Providencia vermicola comprises insect pathog...

    Authors: Giuseppe Andolfo, Christina Schuster, Haifa Ben Gharsa, Michelina Ruocco and Andreas Leclerque

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:708

    Content type: Research

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  11. The order Oedogoniales within the single family Oedogoniaceae comprised of three genera, Oedogonium, Oedocladium, and Bulbochaete based on traditional morphological criteria. While several molecular phylogenetic ...

    Authors: Qian Xiong, Yuxin Hu, Wenqi Lv, Qinghua Wang, Guoxiang Liu and Zhengyu Hu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:707

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  12. Improvement of wheat gercTriticum aestivum L.) yield could relieve global food shortages. Kernel size, as an important component of 1000-kernel weight (TKW), is always a significant consideration to improve yield...

    Authors: Jieguang Zhou, Cong Li, Jianing You, Huaping Tang, Yang Mu, Qiantao Jiang, Yaxi Liu, Guoyue Chen, Jirui Wang, Pengfei Qi, Jun Ma, Yutian Gao, Ahsan Habib, Yuming Wei, Youliang Zheng, Xiujin Lan…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:706

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  13. Spinach is a beneficial annual vegetable species and sensitive to the bolting or early flowering, which causes a large reduction in quality and productivity. Indeed, bolting is an event induced by the coordina...

    Authors: Fatemeh Ghorbani, Reza Abolghasemi, Maryam Haghighi, Nematollah Etemadi, Shui Wang, Marzieh Karimi and Aboozar Soorni

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:704

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  14. Protein phosphorylation plays an important role in lactation. Differentially modified phosphorylation sites and phosphorylated proteins between peak lactation (PL, 90 days postpartum) and late lactation (LL, 2...

    Authors: Chao Zhu, Junru Zhu, Quyu Duan, Yue Jiang, Hao Yin, Yonglong He, Fu Li and Xiao-Peng An

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:703

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  15. The top of the olecranon honey peach (Prunus persica L.) fruit appears similar to an eagle’s beak. In this study, a single olecranon honey peach with a round-type fruit was observed in our fruit orchard. To explo...

    Authors: Jianliang Liu, Yao Bao, Yuming Zhong, Qin Wang and Huifan Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:702

    Content type: Research article

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  16. The hypothalamus plays a key role in the stress response. While early life stress (ELS) increases susceptibility to psychiatric disorders including major depressive disorder (MDD), acute stress during adulthoo...

    Authors: Lauren Allen McKibben and Yogesh Dwivedi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:701

    Content type: Research

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  17. Biology has entered the era of big data with the advent of high-throughput omics technologies. Biological databases provide public access to petabytes of data and information facilitating knowledge discovery. ...

    Authors: Stephen Among James, Hui San Ong, Ranjeev Hari and Asif M. Khan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22(Suppl 3):700

    Content type: Methodology

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 22 Supplement 3

  18. Nutrition and cell size play an important role in the determination of caste differentiation in queen and worker of honeybees (Apis mellifera), whereas the haploid genome dominates the differentiation of drones. ...

    Authors: Yi Bo Liu, Yao Yi, Amal Abdelmawla, Yun Lin Zheng, Zhi Jiang Zeng and Xu Jiang He

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:699

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Transmissible cancers lie at the intersection of oncology and infectious disease, two traditionally divergent fields for which gene expression studies are particularly useful for identifying the molecular basi...

    Authors: Christopher P. Kozakiewicz, Alexandra K. Fraik, Austin H. Patton, Manuel Ruiz-Aravena, David G. Hamilton, Rodrigo Hamede, Hamish McCallum, Paul A. Hohenlohe, Mark J. Margres, Menna E. Jones and Andrew Storfer

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:698

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  20. Nitrogen (N) is one of the main factors limiting the wood yield in poplar cultivation. Understanding the molecular mechanism of N utilization could play a guiding role in improving the nitrogen use efficiency ...

    Authors: Cun Chen, Yanguang Chu, Qinjun Huang, Weixi Zhang, Changjun Ding, Jing Zhang, Bo Li, Tengqian Zhang, Zhenghong Li and Xiaohua Su

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:697

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  21. Inference of protein’s membership in metabolic pathways has become an important task in functional annotation of protein. The membership information can provide valuable context to the basic functional annotat...

    Authors: Imam Cartealy and Li Liao

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22(Suppl 4):691

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 22 Supplement 4

  22. Aging and inflammation are important components of Parkinson’s disease (PD) pathogenesis and both are associated with changes in hematopoiesis and blood cell composition. DNA methylation (DNAm) presents a mech...

    Authors: Kimberly C Paul, Alexandra M Binder, Steve Horvath, Cynthia Kusters, Qi Yan, Irish Del Rosario, Yu Yu, Jeff Bronstein and Beate Ritz

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:696

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  23. A coral colony is composed of physiologically integrated polyps. In stony corals, coloniality adopts a wide diversity of forms and involves complex ontogenetic dynamics. However, molecular mechanisms underlyin...

    Authors: Po-Shun Chuang and Satoshi Mitarai

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:694

    Content type: Research

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  24. Previous studies have identified many immune pathways which are consistently altered in humans and model organisms as they age. Dairy cows are often culled at quite young ages due to an inability to cope adequ...

    Authors: Laura Buggiotti, Zhangrui Cheng, Mazdak Salavati and Claire D. Wathes

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:693

    Content type: Research article

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  25. The accurate interpretation of RNA-Seq data presents a moving target as scientists continue to introduce new experimental techniques and analysis algorithms. Simulated datasets are an invaluable tool to accura...

    Authors: Nicholas F. Lahens, Thomas G. Brooks, Dimitra Sarantopoulou, Soumyashant Nayak, Cris Lawrence, Antonijo Mrčela, Anand Srinivasan, Jonathan Schug, John B. Hogenesch, Yoseph Barash and Gregory R. Grant

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:692

    Content type: Software

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  26. Miscanthus sinensis Andersson is a perennial grass that exhibits remarkable lignocellulose characteristics suitable for sustainable bioenergy production. However, knowledge of the genetic resources of this specie...

    Authors: Yongli Wang, Xia Li, Congsheng Wang, Lu Gao, Yanfang Wu, Xingnan Ni, Jianzhong Sun and Jianxiong Jiang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:690

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Recent studies have demonstrated the utility of scRNA-seq SNVs to distinguish tumor from normal cells, characterize intra-tumoral heterogeneity, and define mutation-associated expression signatures. In additio...

    Authors: N. M. Prashant, Nawaf Alomran, Yu Chen, Hongyu Liu, Pavlos Bousounis, Mercedeh Movassagh, Nathan Edwards and Anelia Horvath

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:689

    Content type: Methodology article

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  28. Eukaryotic organisms, like the model yeast S. cerevisiae, have linear chromosomes that facilitate organization and protection of nuclear DNA. A recent work described a stepwise break/repair method that enabled fu...

    Authors: Tyler W. Doughty, Rosemary Yu, Lucy Fang-I Chao, Zhongjun Qin, Verena Siewers and Jens Nielsen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:688

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Wucai (Brassica campestris L. ssp. chinensis var. rosularis Tsen) is a cold-tolerant plant that is vulnerable to high temperature. This study explored the response mechanism of wucai to low temperature. In this s...

    Authors: Lingyun Yuan, Yushan Zheng, Libing Nie, Liting Zhang, Ying Wu, Shidong Zhu, Jinfeng Hou, Guo Lei Shan, Tong Kun Liu, Guohu Chen, Xiaoyan Tang and Chenggang Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:687

    Content type: Research

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  30. Soil bacteria are a major source of specialized metabolites including antimicrobial compounds. Yet, one of the most diverse genera of bacteria ubiquitously present in soil, Clostridium, has been largely overlooke...

    Authors: Amila S. N. W. Pahalagedara, Ruy Jauregui, Paul Maclean, Eric Altermann, Steve Flint, Jon Palmer, Gale Brightwell and Tanushree Barua Gupta

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:686

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  31. Carp fish, rohu (Labeo rohita Ham.) is important freshwater aquaculture species of South-East Asia having seasonal reproductive rhythm. There is no holistic study at transcriptome level revealing key candidate ge...

    Authors: Sarika Jaiswal, Samiran Nandi, Mir Asif Iquebal, Rahul Singh Jasrotia, Sunita Patra, Gayatri Mishra, Uday Kumar Udit, Dinesh Kumar Sahu, U. B. Angadi, Prem Kumar Meher, Padmanav Routray, Jitendra Kumar Sundaray, Dhananjay Kumar Verma, Paramananda Das, Pallipuram Jayasankar, Anil Rai…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:685

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  32. The bast fiber crop ramie can be used as high-quality forage resources, especially in tropical or subtropical region where there is lack of high-quality protein feed. Hongxuan No.1 (HX_1) is a unique ramie var...

    Authors: Xinkang Feng, Gang Gao, Chunming Yu, Aiguo Zhu, Jikang Chen, Kunmei Chen, Xiaofei Wang, Aminu Shehu Abubakar and Ping Chen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:684

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  33. As one of “γδ-high” species, chicken is an excellent model for the study of γδ T cells in non-mammalian animals. However, a comprehensive characterization of the TCRγδ repertoire is still missing in chicken. The ...

    Authors: Tongtong Zhang, Qian Li, Xiaoqing Li, Li Kang, Yunliang Jiang and Yi Sun

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:683

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2021 22:859

  34. BES/BZR family genes have vital roles in plant growth, development, and adaptation to environmental stimuli. However, they have not yet been characterized and systematically analyzed in wheat and foxtail millet.

    Authors: Dan Liu, Yanjiao Cui, Zilong Zhao, Suying Li, Dan Liang, Conglei Wang, Gang Feng, Jianhe Wang and Zhengli Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:682

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  35. Freezing temperatures are an abiotic stress that has a serious impact on plant growth and development in temperate regions and even threatens plant survival. The wild apple tree (Malus sieversii) needs to undergo...

    Authors: Ping Zhou, Xiaoshuang Li, Xiaojie Liu, Xuejing Wen, Yan Zhang and Daoyuan Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:681

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  36. Aspergillus niger is a ubiquitous filamentous fungus widely employed as a cell factory thanks to its abilities to produce a wide range of organic acids and enzymes. Its genome was one of the first Aspergillus gen...

    Authors: Valeria Ellena, Sjoerd J. Seekles, Gabriel A. Vignolle, Arthur F. J. Ram and Matthias G. Steiger

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:679

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  37. Genomic regions with a high frequency of runs of homozygosity (ROH) are related to important traits in farm animals. We carried out a comprehensive analysis of ROH and evaluated their association with producti...

    Authors: Guoyao Zhao, Yuqiang Liu, Qunhao Niu, Xu Zheng, Tianliu Zhang, Zezhao Wang, Lei Xu, Bo Zhu, Xue Gao, Lupei Zhang, Huijiang Gao, Junya Li and Lingyang Xu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:678

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  38. Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas) is one the causative agents of greening disease in citrus, an unccurable, devastating disease of citrus worldwide. CLas is vectored by Diaphorina citri, and the understand...

    Authors: Flavia Moura Manoel Bento, Josiane Cecília Darolt, Bruna Laís Merlin, Leandro Penã, Nelson Arno Wulff and Fernando Luis Cônsoli

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:677

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  39. Somatic variation is a valuable source of trait diversity in clonally propagated crops. In grapevine, which has been clonally propagated worldwide for centuries, important phenotypes such as white berry colour...

    Authors: Darrell Lizamore, Ross Bicknell and Chris Winefield

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:676

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  40. Marine bacteriophages play key roles in the community structure of microorganisms, biogeochemical cycles, and the mediation of genetic diversity through horizontal gene transfer. Recently, traditional isolatio...

    Authors: Wenjing Zhang, Yantao Liang, Kaiyang Zheng, Chengxiang Gu, Yundan Liu, Ziyue Wang, Xinran Zhang, Hongbing Shao, Yong Jiang, Cui Guo, Hui He, Hualong Wang, Yeong Yik Sung, Wen Jye Mok, Yuzhong Zhang, Andrew McMinn…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:675

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  41. Plant non-specific lipid transfer proteins (nsLTPs), a group of small, basic ubiquitous proteins to participate in lipid transfer, cuticle formation and stress response, are involved in the regulation of plant...

    Authors: Jiecuo Duo, Huiyan Xiong, Xiongxiong Wu, Yuan Li, Jianping Si, Chao Zhang and Ruijun Duan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:674

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  42. Meiotic recombination is a fundamental genetic process that shuffles allele combinations and promotes accurate segregation of chromosomes. Analyses of the ubiquitous variation of recombination rates within and...

    Authors: Prashant Waiker, Fabiano Carlos Pinto de Abreu, Danielle Luna-Lucena, Flávia Cristina Paula Freitas, Zilá Luz Paulino Simões and Olav Rueppell

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:673

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  43. Dalbergia odorifera is an economically and culturally important species in the Fabaceae because of the high-quality lumber and traditional Chinese medicines made from this plant, however, overexploitation has inc...

    Authors: Zhou Hong, Xuezhu Liao, Yuanjun Ye, Ningnan Zhang, Zengjiang Yang, Weidong Zhu, Wei Gao, Joel Sharbrough, Luke R. Tembrock, Daping Xu and Zhiqiang Wu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:672

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  44. Ventilator-induced diaphragm dysfunction (VIDD) is a common complication of life support by mechanical ventilation observed in critical patients in clinical practice and may predispose patients to severe compl...

    Authors: Pengcheng Wang, Xianlong Zhou, Gang Li, Haoli Ma, Ruining Liu and Yan Zhao

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:671

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Isatidis Radix, the root of Isatis indigotica Fort. (Chinese woad) can produce a variety of efficacious compound with medicinal properties. The tetraploid I. indigotica plants exhibit superior phenotypic traits, ...

    Authors: Zixuan Zhang, Mingpu Tan, Yingying Zhang, Yue Jia, Shuxian Zhu, Jiang Wang, Jiajing Zhao, Yueyue Liao and Zengxu Xiang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:670

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  46. The human microbiome is inherently dynamic and its dynamic nature plays a critical role in maintaining health and driving disease. With an increasing number of longitudinal microbiome studies, scientists are e...

    Authors: Chan Wang, Jiyuan Hu, Martin J. Blaser and Huilin Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:667

    Content type: Methodology article

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  47. It is important to resolve the evolutionary history of species genomes as it has affected both genome organization and chromosomal architecture. The rapid innovation in sequencing technologies and the improvem...

    Authors: Shaohua Li, Gaoping Zhao, Hongmei Han, Yunxia Li, Jun Li, Jinfeng Wang, Guifang Cao and Xihe Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22:665

    Content type: Research

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