Borrelia burgdorferi infection modifies protein content in saliva of Ixodes scapularis nymphs
Lyme disease (LD) caused by Borrelia burgdorferi is the most prevalent tick-borne disease. There is evidence that vaccines based on tick proteins that promote tick transmission of B. burgdorferi could prevent LD. (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - March 4, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tae Kwon Kim, Lucas Tirloni, Emily Bencosme-Cuevas, Tae Heung Kim, Jolene K. Diedrich, John R. Yates III and Albert Mulenga Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparative analysis of heart microRNAs in vertebrates brings novel insights into the evolution of genetic regulatory networks
During vertebrate evolution, the heart has undergone remarkable changes that lead to morphophysiological differences in the fully formed heart of these species, such as chamber septation, heart rate frequency,... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - March 4, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Pedro G. Nachtigall, Luiz A. Bovolenta, James G. Patton, Bastian Fromm, Ney Lemke and Danillo Pinhal Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early transcriptome changes induced by the Geminivirus C4 oncoprotein: setting the stage for oncogenesis
The Beet curly top virus C4 oncoprotein is a pathogenic determinant capable of inducing extensive developmental abnormalities. No studies to date have investigated how the transcriptional profiles differ betwe... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - March 2, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Carl Michael Deom, Magdy S. Alabady and Li Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adaptation of Oxford Nanopore technology for hepatitis C whole genome sequencing and identification of within-host viral variants
Hepatitis C (HCV) and many other RNA viruses exist as rapidly mutating quasi-species populations in a single infected host. High throughput characterization of full genome, within-host variants is still not po... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - March 2, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Nasir Riaz, Preston Leung, Kirston Barton, Martin A. Smith, Shaun Carswell, Rowena Bull, Andrew R. Lloyd and Chaturaka Rodrigo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Massively parallel gene expression variation measurement of a synonymous codon library
Cell-to-cell variation in gene expression strongly affects population behavior and is key to multiple biological processes. While codon usage is known to affect ensemble gene expression, how codon usage influe... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - March 2, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Alexander Schmitz and Fuzhong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low impact of different SNP panels from two building-loci pipelines on RAD-Seq population genomic metrics: case study on five diverse aquatic species
The irruption of Next-generation sequencing (NGS) and restriction site-associated DNA sequencing (RAD-seq) in the last decade has led to the identification of thousands of molecular markers and their genotypin... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - March 2, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Adri án Casanova, Francesco Maroso, Andrés Blanco, Miguel Hermida, Néstor Ríos, Graciela García, Alice Manuzzi, Lorenzo Zane, Ana Verissimo, José-Luís García-Marín, Carmen Bouza, Manuel Vera and Paulino Martínez Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identifying the unique characteristics of the Chinese indigenous pig breeds in the Yangtze River Delta region for precise conservation
China is the country with the most abundant swine genetic resources in the world. Through thousands of years of domestication and natural selection, most of pigs in China have developed unique genetic characte... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - March 2, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Qing-bo Zhao, Favour Oluwapelumi Oyelami, Qamar Raza Qadri, Hao Sun, Zhong Xu, Qi-shan Wang and Yu-chun Pan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptome profiling of Lymnaea stagnalis (Gastropoda) for ecoimmunological research
Host immune function can contribute to numerous ecological/evolutionary processes. Ecoimmunological studies, however, typically use one/few phenotypic immune assays and thus do not consider the complexity of t... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - March 1, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Otto Sepp älä, Jean-Claude Walser, Teo Cereghetti, Katri Seppälä, Tiina Salo and Coen M. Adema Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Immune profiles of male giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) during the breeding season
The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is a threatened endemic Chinese species and a flagship species of national and global conservation concern. Life history theory proposes that reproduction and immunity can... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 28, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Haibo Shen, Caiwu Li, Ming He, Yan Huang, Jing Wang, Minglei Wang, Bisong Yue and Xiuyue Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptome dynamics in early in vivo developing and in vitro produced porcine embryos
The transcriptional changes around the time of embryonic genome activation in pre-implantation embryos indicate that this process is highly dynamic. In vitro produced porcine blastocysts are known to be less c... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 27, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Vera A. van der Weijden, Meret Schmidhauser, Mayuko Kurome, Johannes Knubben, Veronika L. Fl öter, Eckhard Wolf and Susanne E. Ulbrich Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide in silico identification and expression analysis of beta-galactosidase family members in sweetpotato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam]
Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) serves as an important food source for human beings. β-galactosidase (bgal) is a glycosyl hydrolase involved in cell wall modification, which plays essential roles in plant... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 27, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Fuyun Hou, Taifeng Du, Zhen Qin, Tao Xu, Aixian Li, Shunxu Dong, Daifu Ma, Zongyun Li, Qingmei Wang and Liming Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide miRNA analysis and integrated network for flavonoid biosynthesis in Osmanthus fragrans
Osmanthus fragrans is an important economical plant containing multiple secondary metabolites including flavonoids and anthocyanins. During the past years, the roles of miRNAs in regulating the biosynthesis of se... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 27, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yong Shi, Heng Xia, Xiaoting Cheng and Libin Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mapping QTLs for 1000-grain weight and genes controlling hull type using SNP marker in Tartary buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum)
Tartary buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum), an important pseudocereal crop, has high economic value due to its nutritional and medicinal properties. However, dehulling of Tartary buckwheat is difficult owing to its ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 27, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tao-Xiong Shi, Rui-Yuan Li, Ran Zheng, Qing-Fu Chen, Hong-You Li, Juan Huang, Li-Wei Zhu and Cheng-Gang Liang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification, characterization and functional analysis of grape (Vitis vinifera L.) mitochondrial transcription termination factor (mTERF) genes in responding to biotic stress and exogenous phytohormone
Mitochondrial transcription termination factor (mTERF) is a large gene family which plays a significant role during plant growth under various environmental stresses. However, knowledge of mTERF genes in grape... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 26, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Xiangjing Yin, Yu Gao, Shiren Song, Danial Hassani and Jiang Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The eukaryotic MEP-pathway genes are evolutionarily conserved and originated from Chlaymidia and cyanobacteria
Isoprenoids are the most ancient and essential class of metabolites produced in all organisms, either via mevalonate (MVA)-and/or methylerythritol phosphate (MEP)-pathways. The MEP-pathway is present in all pl... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 26, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Liping Zeng and Katayoon Dehesh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative chloroplast genomes: insights into the evolution of the chloroplast genome of Camellia sinensis and the phylogeny of Camellia
Chloroplast genome resources can provide useful information for the evolution of plant species. Tea plant (Camellia sinensis) is among the most economically valuable member of Camellia. Here, we determined the ch... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 26, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Li Li, Yunfei Hu, Min He, Bo Zhang, Wei Wu, Pumo Cai, Da Huo and Yongcong Hong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptome analysis of the transdifferentiation of canine BMSCs into insulin producing cells
Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells are a potential resource for the clinical therapy of certain diseases. Canine, as a companion animal, living in the same space with human, is an ideal new model for human dis... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 25, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Jinglu Wang, Pengxiu Dai, Tong Zou, Yangou Lv, Wen Zhao, Xinke Zhang and Yihua Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genomic insight into diet adaptation in the biological control agent Cryptolaemus montrouzieri
The ladybird beetle Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant, 1853 (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae) is used worldwide as a biological control agent. It is a predator of various mealybug pests, but it also feeds on alternativ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 25, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Hao-Sen Li, Yu-Hao Huang, Mei-Lan Chen, Zhan Ren, Bo-Yuan Qiu, Patrick De Clercq, Gerald Heckel and Hong Pang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

MONTAGE: a new tool for high-throughput detection of mosaic copy number variation
Not all cells in a given individual are identical in their genomic makeup. Mosaicism describes such a phenomenon where a mixture of genotypic states in certain genomic segments exists within the same individua... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 24, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Joseph T. Glessner, Xiao Chang, Yichuan Liu, Jin Li, Munir Khan, Zhi Wei, Patrick M. A. Sleiman and Hakon Hakonarson Tags: Software Source Type: research

Transcriptomics analysis of Toxoplasma gondii-infected mouse macrophages reveals coding and noncoding signatures in the presence and absence of MyD88
Toxoplasma gondii is a globally distributed protozoan parasite that establishes life-long asymptomatic infection in humans, often emerging as a life-threatening opportunistic pathogen during immunodeficiency. As ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 23, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Kayla L. Menard, Lijing Bu and Eric Y. Denkers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome sequencing, annotation and exploration of the SO2-tolerant non-conventional yeast Saccharomycodes ludwigii
Saccharomycodes ludwigii belongs to the poorly characterized Saccharomycodeacea family and is known by its ability to spoil wines, a trait mostly attributable to its high tolerance to sulfur dioxide (SO2). To imp... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 23, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Maria J. Tavares, Ulrich G üldener, Ana Mendes-Ferreira and Nuno P. Mira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mapping and validation of a major QTL for primary root length of soybean seedlings grown in hydroponic conditions
This study was conducted to identify quantitative... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 23, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Huatao Chen, Giriraj Kumawat, Yongliang Yan, Baojie Fan and Donghe Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptome sequencing and metabolome analysis of food habits domestication from live prey fish to artificial diets in mandarin fish (Siniperca chuatsi)
As economical traits, food habits domestication can reduce production cost in aquaculture. However, the molecular mechanism underlying food habits domestication has remained elusive. Mandarin fish (Siniperca chua... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 22, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Shan He, Jun-Jie You, Xu-Fang Liang, Zhi-Lu Zhang and Yan-Peng Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of heterosis based on parental genetic distance estimated with SSR and SNP markers in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)
Heterosis has been extensively utilized in different crops and made a significant contribution to global food security. Genetic distance (GD) is one of the valuable criteria for selecting parents in hybrid bre... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 18, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Xiaoli Geng, Yujie Qu, Yinhua Jia, Shoupu He, Zhaoe Pan, Liru Wang and Xiongming Du Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative genomics reveals broad genetic diversity, extensive recombination and nascent ecological adaptation in Micrococcus luteus
Micrococcus luteus is a group of actinobacteria that is widely used in biotechnology and is being thought as an emerging nosocomial pathogen. With one of the smallest genomes of free-living actinobacteria, it is ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 18, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yisong Li, Zhong-Zhi Sun, Jin-Cheng Rong and Bin-Bin Xie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide characterization of 2-oxoglutarate and Fe(II)-dependent dioxygenase family genes in tomato during growth cycle and their roles in metabolism
2-Oxoglutarate and Fe(II)-dependent dioxygenases (2ODDs) belong to the 2-oxoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase (2OGD) superfamily and are involved in various vital metabolic pathways of plants at different develo... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 18, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Shuo Wei, Wen Zhang, Rao Fu and Yang Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide association studies detects candidate genes for wool traits by re-sequencing in Chinese fine-wool sheep
The quality and yield of wool determine the economic value of the fine-wool sheep. Therefore, discovering markers or genes relevant to wool traits is the cornerstone for the breeding of fine-wool sheep. In thi... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 18, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Hongchang Zhao, Tingting Guo, Zengkui Lu, Jianbin Liu, Shaohua Zhu, Guoyan Qiao, Mei Han, Chao Yuan, Tianxiang Wang, Fanwen Li, Yajun Zhang, Fujun Hou, Yaojing Yue and Bohui Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The immune-modulating pregnancy-specific glycoproteins evolve rapidly and their presence correlates with hemochorial placentation in primates
Pregnancy-specific glycoprotein (PSG) genes belong to the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) gene family, within the immunoglobulin gene superfamily. In humans, 10 PSG genes encode closely related secreted glycoprote... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 18, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Wolfgang Zimmermann and Robert Kammerer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide identification and gene-editing of pigment transporter genes in the swallowtail butterfly Papilio xuthus
Insect body coloration often functions as camouflage to survive from predators or mate selection. Transportation of pigment precursors or related metabolites from cytoplasm to subcellular pigment granules is o... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 17, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Guichun Liu, Wei Liu, Ruoping Zhao, Jinwu He, Zhiwei Dong, Lei Chen, Wenting Wan, Zhou Chang, Wen Wang and Xueyan Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide identification, characterization, and expression analysis of tea plant autophagy-related genes (CsARGs) demonstrates that they play diverse roles during development and under abiotic stress
Autophagy, meaning ‘self-eating’, is required for the degradation and recycling of cytoplasmic constituents under stressful and non-stressful conditions, which helps to maintain cellular homeostasis and delay ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 17, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Huan Wang, Zhaotang Ding, Mengjie Gou, Jianhui Hu, Yu Wang, Lu Wang, Yuchun Wang, Taimei Di, Xinfu Zhang, Xinyuan Hao, Xinchao Wang, Yajun Yang and Wenjun Qian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide identification and functional prediction of long non-coding RNAs in Sprague-Dawley rats during heat stress
Heat stress (HS) is a major stress event in the life of an animal, with detrimental upshots in production and health. Long-non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) play an important role in many biological processes by trans... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 17, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Jinhuan Dou, Flavio Schenkel, Lirong Hu, Adnan Khan, Muhammad Zahoor Khan, Ying Yu, Yajing Wang and Yachun Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

GCA: an R package for genetic connectedness analysis using pedigree and genomic data
Genetic connectedness is a critical component of genetic evaluation as it assesses the comparability of predicted genetic values across units. Genetic connectedness also plays an essential role in quantifying ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 15, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Haipeng Yu and Gota Morota Tags: Software Source Type: research

High-pressure processing-induced transcriptome response during recovery of Listeria monocytogenes
High-pressure processing (HPP) is a commonly used technique in the food industry to inactivate pathogens, including L. monocytogenes. It has been shown that L. monocytogenes is able to recover from HPP injuries a... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 12, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ilhan Cem Duru, Florentina Ionela Bucur, Margarita Andreevskaya, Bahareh Nikparvar, Anne Ylinen, Leontina Grigore-Gurgu, Tone Mari Rode, Peter Crauwels, Pia Laine, Lars Paulin, Trond L øvdal, Christian U. Riedel, Nadav Bar, Daniela Borda, Anca Ioana Nico Tags: Research article Source Type: research

One-step generation of a targeted knock-in calf using the CRISPR-Cas9 system in bovine zygotes
The homologous recombination (HR) pathway is largely inactive in early embryos prior to the first cell division, making it difficult to achieve targeted gene knock-ins. The homology-mediated end joining (HMEJ)... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 12, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Joseph R. Owen, Sadie L. Hennig, Bret R. McNabb, Tamer A. Mansour, Justin M. Smith, Jason C. Lin, Amy E. Young, Josephine F. Trott, James D. Murray, Mary E. Delany, Pablo J. Ross and Alison L. Van Eenennaam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Orthology and synteny analysis of receptor-like kinases “RLK” and receptor-like proteins “RLP” in legumes
Legume species are an important plant model because of their protein-rich physiology. The adaptability and productivity of legumes are limited by major biotic and abiotic stresses. Responses to these stresses ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 10, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Daniel Restrepo-Montoya, Phillip E. McClean and Juan M. Osorno Tags: Research article Source Type: research

GalaxyTrakr: a distributed analysis tool for public health whole genome sequence data accessible to non-bioinformaticians
Processing and analyzing whole genome sequencing (WGS) is computationally intense: a single Illumina MiSeq WGS run produces  ~ 1 million 250-base-pair reads for each of 24 samples. This poses significant obstac... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 10, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Jayanthi Gangiredla, Hugh Rand, Daniel Benisatto, Justin Payne, Charles Strittmatter, Jimmy Sanders, William J. Wolfgang, Kevin Libuit, James B. Herrick, Melanie Prarat, Magaly Toro, Thomas Farrell and Errol Strain Tags: Software Source Type: research

Consensus module analysis of abdominal fat deposition across multiple broiler lines
Despite several RNA-Seq and microarray studies on differentially expressed genes (DEGs) between high- and low-abdominal fat deposition in different broiler lines, to our knowledge, gene coexpression analysis a... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 10, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Hui Yuan and Jun Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptome analysis and molecular mechanism of linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) drought tolerance under repeated drought using single-molecule long-read sequencing
Oil flax (linseed, Linum usitatissimum L.) is one of the most important oil crops., However, the increases in drought resulting from climate change have dramatically reduces linseed yield and quality, but very li... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 9, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Wei Wang, Lei Wang, Ling Wang, Meilian Tan, Collins O. Ogutu, Ziyan Yin, Jian Zhou, Jiaomei Wang, Lijun Wang and Xingchu Yan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification of novel genes involved in neutral lipid storage by quantitative trait loci analysis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
The accumulation of intracellular fat depots is a polygenic trait. Therefore, the extent of lipid storage in the individuals of a species covers a broad range and is determined by many genetic factors. Quantit... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 9, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Klavdija Pa čnik, Mojca Ogrizović, Matthias Diepold, Tobias Eisenberg, Mia Žganjar, Gašper Žun, Beti Kužnik, Cene Gostinčar, Tomaž Curk, Uroš Petrovič and Klaus Natter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Family-effects in the epigenomic response of red blood cells to a challenge test in the European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax, L.)
In fish, minimally invasive blood sampling is widely used to monitor physiological stress with blood plasma biomarkers. As fish blood cells are nucleated, they might be a source a potential new markers derived... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 9, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Madoka Vera Krick, Erick Desmarais, Athanasios Samaras, Elise Gu éret, Arkadios Dimitroglou, Michalis Pavlidis, Costas Tsigenopoulos and Bruno Guinand Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adaptive evolution driving the young duplications in six Rosaceae species
In plant genomes, high proportions of duplicate copies reveals that gene duplications play an important role in the evolutionary processes of plant species. A series of gene families under positive selection a... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 9, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yan Zhong, Xiaohui Zhang, Qinglong Shi and Zong-Ming Cheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investigation of ancestral alleles in the Bovinae subfamily
In evolutionary theory, divergence and speciation can arise from long periods of reproductive isolation, genetic mutation, selection and environmental adaptation. After divergence, alleles can either persist i... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 8, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Maulana M. Naji, Yuri T. Utsunomiya, Johann S ölkner, Benjamin D. Rosen and Gábor Mészáros Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multi-omics analysis reveals the glycolipid metabolism response mechanism in the liver of genetically improved farmed Tilapia (GIFT, Oreochromis niloticus) under hypoxia stress
Dissolved oxygen (DO) in the water is a vital abiotic factor in aquatic animal farming. A hypoxic environment affects the growth, metabolism, and immune system of fish. Glycolipid metabolism is a vital energy ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 6, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Jun-Lei Ma, Jun Qiang, Yi-Fan Tao, Jing-Wen Bao, Hao-Jun Zhu, Lian-Ge Li and Pao Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of PNPase on the transcriptome of Rhodobacter sphaeroides and its cooperation with RNase III and RNase E
The polynucleotide phosphorylase (PNPase) is conserved among both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. As a core part of the Escherichia coli degradosome, PNPase is involved in maintaining proper RNA levels ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 6, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Daniel-Timon Spanka, Carina Maria Reuscher and Gabriele Klug Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A 44-kb deleted-type copy number variation is associated with decreasing complement component activity and calf mortality in Japanese Black cattle
Calf mortality generally occurs in calves prior to weaning, which is a serious problem in cattle breeding. Several causative variants of monogenic Mendelian disorders in calf mortality have been identified, wh... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 6, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Shinji Sasaki, Youko Miki, Takayuki Ibi, Hiroyuki Wakaguri, Yuichi Yoshida, Yoshikazu Sugimoto and Yutaka Suzuki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Phenotype and multi-omics comparison of Staphylococcus and Streptococcus uncovers pathogenic traits and predicts zoonotic potential
Staphylococcus and Streptococcus species can cause many different diseases, ranging from mild skin infections to life-threatening necrotizing fasciitis. Both genera consist of commensal species that colonize the ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 4, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Niels A. Zondervan, Vitor A. P. Martins dos Santos, Maria Suarez-Diez and Edoardo Saccenti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Chloroplast genome variation and phylogenetic relationships of Atractylodes species
Atractylodes DC is the basic original plant of the widely used herbal medicines “Baizhu” and “Cangzhu” and an endemic genus in East Asia. Species within the genus have minor morphological differences, and the uni... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 4, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yiheng Wang, Sheng Wang, Yanlei Liu, Qingjun Yuan, Jiahui Sun and Lanping Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hierarchical non-negative matrix factorization using clinical information for microbial communities
The human microbiome forms very complex communities that consist of hundreds to thousands of different microorganisms that not only affect the host, but also participate in disease processes. Several state-of-... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 4, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ko Abe, Masaaki Hirayama, Kinji Ohno and Teppei Shimamura Tags: Software Source Type: research

Authoritative subspecies diagnosis tool for European honey bees based on ancestry informative SNPs
With numerous endemic subspecies representing four of its five evolutionary lineages, Europe holds a large fraction of Apis mellifera genetic diversity. This diversity and the natural distribution range have been... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 3, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Jamal Momeni, Melanie Parejo, Rasmus O. Nielsen, Jorge Langa, Iratxe Montes, Laetitia Papoutsis, Leila Farajzadeh, Christian Bendixen, Eliza C ăuia, Jean-Daniel Charrière, Mary F. Coffey, Cecilia Costa, Raffaele Dall’Olio, Pilar De la Rúa, M. Maja Dr Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

Impact of short-read sequencing on the misassembly of a plant genome
Availability of plant genome sequences has led to significant advances. However, with few exceptions, the great majority of existing genome assemblies are derived from short read sequencing technologies with h... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - February 2, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Peipei Wang, Fanrui Meng, Bethany M. Moore and Shin-Han Shiu Tags: Research article Source Type: research