Analysis of the equine “cumulome” reveals major metabolic aberrations after maturation in vitro
Maturation of oocytes under in vitro conditions (IVM) results in impaired developmental competence compared to oocytes matured in vivo. As oocytes are closely coupled to their cumulus complex, elucidating aber... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 17, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Jasmin Walter, Fabian Huwiler, Claudia Fortes, Jonas Grossmann, Bernd Roschitzki, Junmin Hu, Hanspeter Naegeli, Endre Laczko and Ulrich Bleul Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptome profiling of Puccinellia tenuiflora during seed germination under a long-term saline-alkali stress
Puccinellia tenuiflora is the most saline-alkali tolerant plant in the Songnen Plain, one of the three largest soda saline-alkali lands worldwide. Here, we investigated the physicochemical properties of saline-al... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 17, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Xiaoxue Ye, Hao Wang, Xiuling Cao, Xuejiao Jin, Fuqiang Cui, Yuanyuan Bu, Hua Liu, Wenwu Wu, Tetsuo Takano and Shenkui Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The first evidence of global meat phosphoproteome changes in response to pre-slaughter stress
Pre-slaughter stress (PSS) impairs animal welfare and meat quality. Dark, firm and dry (DFD) are terms used to designate poor quality meats induced by PSS. Protein phosphorylation can be a potentially signific... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 17, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ariadna Mato, Raquel Rodr íguez-Vázquez, María López-Pedrouso, Susana Bravo, Daniel Franco and Carlos Zapata Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of short-time exposure to atrazine on miRNA expression profiles in the gonad of common carp (Cyprinus carpio)
Atrazine is widely used in agriculture and is a known endocrine disrupting chemical. Atrazine can seep into the water body through surface, posing a potential threat to the aquatic ecological environment and h... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 17, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Fang Wang, Qian-wen Yang, Wen-Jie Zhao, Qi-Yan Du and Zhong-Jie Chang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A clinically validated whole genome pipeline for structural variant detection and analysis
With the continuing decrease in cost of whole genome sequencing (WGS), we have already approached the point of inflection where WGS testing has become economically feasible, facilitating broader access to the ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 16, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Nir Neerman, Gregory Faust, Naomi Meeks, Shira Modai, Limor Kalfon, Tzipora Falik-Zaccai and Alexander Kaplun Tags: Research Source Type: research

Recurrent miscalling of missense variation from short-read genome sequence data
Short-read resequencing of genomes produces abundant information of the genetic variation of individuals. Due to their numerous nature, these variants are rarely exhaustively validated. Furthermore, low levels... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 16, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Matthew A. Field, Gaetan Burgio, Aaron Chuah, Jalila Al Shekaili, Batool Hassan, Nashat Al Sukaiti, Simon J. Foote, Matthew C. Cook and T. Daniel Andrews Tags: Research Source Type: research

Benchmarking subcellular localization and variant tolerance predictors on membrane proteins
Membrane proteins constitute up to 30% of the human proteome. These proteins have special properties because the transmembrane segments are embedded into lipid bilayer while extramembranous parts are in differ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 16, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tommaso Orioli and Mauno Vihinen Tags: Research Source Type: research

VarI-COSI 2018: a forum for research advances in variant interpretation and diagnostics
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Source: BMC Genomics - July 16, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yana Bromberg, Emidio Capriotti and Hannah Carter Tags: Introduction Source Type: research

Relation between DNA ionization potentials, single base substitutions and pathogenic variants
It is nowadays clear that single base substitutions that occur in the human genome, of which some lead to pathogenic conditions, are non-random and influenced by their flanking nucleobase sequences. However, d... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 16, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Fabrizio Pucci and Marianne Rooman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Alternative polyadenylation produces multiple 3 ’ untranslated regions of odorant receptor mRNAs in mouse olfactory sensory neurons
Odorant receptor genes constitute the largest gene family in mammalian genomes and this family has been extensively studied in several species, but to date far less attention has been paid to the characterizat... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 12, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Mohamed Doulazmi, Cyril Cros, Isabelle Dusart, Alain Trembleau and Caroline Dubacq Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Screening of genes encoding adhesion factors and biofilm production in methicillin resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from Palestinian patients
Intercellular adhesion and biofilm production by Staphylococcus aureus makes these bacteria resistant to antimicrobial therapy. Here, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains were characterized ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 12, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Kifaya Azmi, Walaa Qrei and Ziad Abdeen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide mapping and profiling of γH2AX binding hotspots in response to different replication stress inducers
Replication stress (RS) gives rise to DNA damage that threatens genome stability. RS can originate from different sources that stall replication by diverse mechanisms. However, the mechanism underlying how dif... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 12, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Xinxing Lyu, Megan Chastain and Weihang Chai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

PolyCRACKER, a robust method for the unsupervised partitioning of polyploid subgenomes by signatures of repetitive DNA evolution
Our understanding of polyploid genomes is limited by our inability to definitively assign sequences to a specific subgenome without extensive prior knowledge like high resolution genetic maps or genome sequenc... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 12, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Sean P. Gordon, Joshua J. Levy and John P. Vogel Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

Transcriptional characterisation of the Exaiptasia pallida pedal disc
Biological adhesion (bioadhesion), enables organisms to attach to surfaces as well as to a range of other targets. Bioadhesion evolved numerous times independently and is ubiquitous throughout the kingdoms of ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 12, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Peter A. Davey, Marcelo Rodrigues, Jessica L. Clarke and Nick Aldred Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optimized PCR conditions minimizing the formation of chimeric DNA molecules from MPRA plasmid libraries
Massively parallel reporter assays (MPRAs) enable high-throughput functional evaluation of various DNA regulatory elements and their mutant variants. The assays are based on construction of highly diverse plas... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 11, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Evgeniya S. Omelina, Anton V. Ivankin, Anna E. Letiagina and Alexey V. Pindyurin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Computer genomics research at the bioinformatics conference series in Novosibirsk
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Source: BMC Genomics - July 11, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yuriy L. Orlov, Elvira R. Galieva and Alexander V. Melerzanov Tags: Introduction Source Type: research

Independent modulation of individual genomic component transcription and a cis-acting element related to high transcriptional activity in a multipartite DNA virus
The genome of Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) consists of at least six circular, single-stranded DNA components of ~  1 kb in length. Some BBTV isolates may also carry satellite DNA molecules that are not essential... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 11, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Nai-Tong Yu, Hui-Min Xie, Yu-Liang Zhang, Jian-Hua Wang, Zhongguo Xiong and Zhi-Xin Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Integrated transcriptome, small RNA, and degradome analysis reveals the complex network regulating starch biosynthesis in maize
Starch biosynthesis in endosperm is a key process influencing grain yield and quality in maize. Although a number of starch biosynthetic genes have been well characterized, the mechanisms by which the expressi... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 11, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Xiaocong Zhang, Sidi Xie, Jienan Han, Yu Zhou, Chang Liu, Zhiqiang Zhou, Feifei Wang, Zixiang Cheng, Junjie Zhang, Yufeng Hu, Zhuanfang Hao, Mingshun Li, Degui Zhang, Hongjun Yong, Yubi Huang, Jianfeng Weng & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide identification and characterization of ABA receptor PYL/RCAR gene family reveals evolution and roles in drought stress in Nicotiana tabacum
Abscisic acid (ABA) is an important phytohormone for plant growth, development and responding to stresses such as drought, salinity, and pathogen infection. Pyrabactin Resistance 1 (PYR1)/PYR1-Like (PYL)/Regul... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 11, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ge Bai, He Xie, Heng Yao, Feng Li, Xuejun Chen, Yihan Zhang, Bingguan Xiao, Jun Yang, Yongping Li and Da-Hai Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide analysis of the bHLH gene family in Chinese jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill.) and wild jujube
The bHLH (basic helix-loop-helix) transcription factor is one of the largest families of transcription factors in plants, containing a large number of members with diverse functions. Chinese jujube (Ziziphus juju... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 10, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Hongtai Li, Weilin Gao, Chaoling Xue, Yao Zhang, Zhiguo Liu, Yu Zhang, Xianwei Meng, Mengjun Liu and Jin Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative proteomic analysis of Tibetan pig spermatozoa at high and low altitudes
To illuminate the mechanisms underlying the high-altitude tolerance of Tibetan pig spermatozoa, proteomes of spermatozoa from Tibetan pigs raised in high and low altitudes were compared using a tandem mass tag... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 10, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yanling Zhao, Xiaoli Lu, Zhipeng Cheng, Mengfang Tian, Yangzong Qiangba Qiang, Qiang Fu and Zili Ren Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptome analysis of virulence-differentiated Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cucumerinum isolates during cucumber colonisation reveals pathogenicity profiles
Cucumber Fusarium wilt, caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cucumerinum (Foc), is one of the most notorious diseases in cucumber production. Our previous research showed the virulence of Foc significantly increas... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 10, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Xiao-Qing Huang, Xiao-Hong Lu, Man-Hong Sun, Rong-Jun Guo, Anne D. van Diepeningen and Shi-Dong Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pathological changes are associated with shifts in the employment of synonymous codons at the transcriptome level
The usage of different synonymous codons reflects the genome organization and has been connected to parameters such as mRNA abundance and protein folding. It is also been established that mutations targeting s... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 9, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Eugenio F. Fornasiero and Silvio O. Rizzoli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long reads reveal the diversification and dynamics of CRISPR reservoir in microbiomes
Sequencing of microbiomes has accelerated the characterization of the diversity of CRISPR-Cas immune systems. However, the utilization of next generation short read sequences for the characterization of CRISPR... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 9, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tony J. Lam and Yuzhen Ye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: ImtRDB: a database and software for mitochondrial imperfect interspersed repeats annotation
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Source: BMC Genomics - July 8, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Viktor A. Shamanskiy, Valeria N. Timonina, Konstantin Yu. Popadin and Konstantin V. Gunbin Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Microarray analysis of infectious bronchitis virus infection of chicken primary dendritic cells
Avian infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a major respiratory disease-causing agent in birds that leads to significant losses. Dendritic cells (DCs) are specialised cells responsible for sampling antigens and... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 8, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Jian Lin, Zhisheng Wang, Jialu Wang and Qian Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide identification and expression analysis of the BURP domain-containing genes in Gossypium hirsutum
Many BURP domain-containing proteins, which are unique to plants, have been identified. They performed diverse functions in plant development and the stress response. To date, only a few BURP domain-containing... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 8, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Huiru Sun, Hengling Wei, Hantao Wang, Pengbo Hao, Lijiao Gu, Guoyuan Liu, Liang Ma, Zhengzheng Su and Shuxun Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

DAIRYdb: a manually curated reference database for improved taxonomy annotation of 16S rRNA gene sequences from dairy products
Reads assignment to taxonomic units is a key step in microbiome analysis pipelines. To date, accurate taxonomy annotation of 16S reads, particularly at species rank, is still challenging due to the short size ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 8, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Marco Meola, Etienne Rifa, Noam Shani, C éline Delbès, Hélène Berthoud and Christophe Chassard Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification and differential expression analysis of anthocyanin biosynthetic genes in leaf color variants of ornamental kale
Anthocyanins perform diverse biological functions in plants and are beneficial to human health. Leaf color is the most important trait of ornamental kale and the characteristics of changes in leaf color make i... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 8, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ning Guo, Shuo Han, Mei Zong, Guixiang Wang, Shuning Zheng and Fan Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Identification of the meiotic toolkit in diatoms and exploration of meiosis-specific SPO11 and RAD51 homologs in the sexual species Pseudo-nitzschia multistriata and Seminavis robusta
Following the publication of this article [1], the authors reported that the link to Additional file 11 linked to the wrong set of data. The correct supplementary data is provided in this Correction article (A... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 5, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Shrikant Patil, Sara Moeys, Peter von Dassow, Marie J. J. Huysman, Daniel Mapleson, Lieven De Veylder, Remo Sanges, Wim Vyverman, Marina Montresor and Maria Immacolata Ferrante Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Genome-wide characterization of SPL family in Medicago truncatula reveals the novel roles of miR156/SPL module in spiky pod development
SQUAMOSA Promoter Binding Protein-Likes (SPLs) proteins are plant-specific transcription factors that play many crucial roles in plant growth and development. However, there is little information about SPL family... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 5, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Hongfeng Wang, Zhichao Lu, Yiteng Xu, Lingcui Kong, Jianjun Shi, Yafei Liu, Chunxiang Fu, Xiaoshan Wang, Zeng-Yu Wang, Chuanen Zhou and Lu Han Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide identification of the CLAVATA3/EMBRYO SURROUNDING REGION (CLE) family in grape (Vitis vinifera L.)
CLE genes play various biological roles in plant growth and development, as well as in responses to environmental stimuli. (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 5, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Pengfei Wang, Yongmei Wang and Fengshan Ren Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative genome analysis of Phyllosticta citricarpa and Phyllosticta capitalensis, two fungi species that share the same host
Citrus are among the most important crops in the world. However, there are many diseases that affect Citrus caused by different pathogens. Citrus also hosts many symbiotic microorganisms in a relationship that... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 5, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Carolina Munari Rodrigues, Marco Aur élio Takita, Nicholas Vinicius Silva, Marcelo Ribeiro-Alves and Marcos Antonio Machado Tags: Research article Source Type: research

QTL-mapping and genomic prediction for bovine respiratory disease in U.S. Holsteins using sequence imputation and feature selection
National genetic evaluations for disease resistance do not exist, precluding the genetic improvement of cattle for these traits. We imputed BovineHD genotypes to whole genome sequence for 2703 Holsteins that w... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 5, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Jesse L. Hoff, Jared E. Decker, Robert D. Schnabel, Christopher M. Seabury, Holly L. Neibergs and Jeremy F. Taylor Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptional reprogramming caused by the geminivirus Tomato yellow leaf curl virus in local or systemic infections in Nicotiana benthamiana
Viruses have evolved to create a cellular environment permissive for viral replication in susceptible hosts. Possibly both enabling and resulting from these virus-triggered changes, infected hosts undergo a dr... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 4, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Mengshi Wu, Xue Ding, Xing Fu and Rosa Lozano-Duran Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The haustorial transcriptome of the cucurbit pathogen Podosphaera xanthii reveals new insights into the biotrophy and pathogenesis of powdery mildew fungi
Podosphaera xanthii is the main causal agent of powdery mildew disease in cucurbits and is responsible for important yield losses in these crops worldwide. Powdery mildew fungi are obligate biotrophs. In these pa... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 4, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Álvaro Polonio, Pedro Seoane, M. Gonzalo Claros and Alejandro Pérez-García Tags: Research article Source Type: research

lncDIFF: a novel quasi-likelihood method for differential expression analysis of non-coding RNA
Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) expression data have been increasingly used in finding diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers in cancer studies. Existing differential analysis tools for RNA sequencing do not effect... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 2, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Qian Li, Xiaoqing Yu, Ritu Chaudhary, Robbert J. C. Slebos, Christine H. Chung and Xuefeng Wang Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

BALLI: Bartlett-adjusted likelihood-based linear model approach for identifying differentially expressed genes with RNA-seq data
Transcriptomic profiles can improve our understanding of the phenotypic molecular basis of biological research, and many statistical methods have been proposed to identify differentially expressed genes (DEGs)... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 2, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Kyungtaek Park, Jaehoon An, Jungsoo Gim, Minseok Seo, Woojoo Lee, Taesung Park and Sungho Won Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

NUCLIZE for quantifying epigenome: generating histone modification data at single-nucleosome resolution using genuine nucleosome positions
Defining histone modification at single-nucleosome resolution provides accurate epigenomic information in individual nucleosomes. However, most of histone modification data deposited in current databases, such... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 2, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Daoshan Zheng, Justyna Trynda, Zhifu Sun and Zhaoyu Li Tags: Software Source Type: research

Combining genome-wide and transcriptome-wide analyses reveal the evolutionary conservation and functional diversity of aquaporins in cotton
Aquaporins (AQPs) are integral membrane proteins from a larger family of major intrinsic proteins (MIPs) and function in a huge variety of processes such as water transport, plant growth and stress response. T... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - July 1, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Weixi Li, Dayong Zhang, Guozhong Zhu, Xinyue Mi and Wangzhen Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Analysis of isolates from Bangladesh highlights multiple ways to carry resistance genes in Salmonella Typhi
Typhoid fever, caused by Salmonella Typhi, follows a fecal-oral transmission route and is a major global public health concern, especially in developing countries like Bangladesh. Increasing emergence of antimicr... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 28, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Nicholas Costa Barroso Lima, Arif M. Tanmoy, Emilie Westeel, Luiz Gonzaga Paula de Almeida, Alain Rajoharison, Maksuda Islam, Hubert P. Endtz, Samir K. Saha, Ana Tereza Ribeiro de Vasconcelos and Florence Komurian-Pradel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptional profiling of spiny lobster metamorphosis reveals three new additions to the nuclear receptor superfamily
The Crustacea are an evolutionarily diverse taxon which underpins marine food webs and contributes significantly to the global economy. However, our knowledge of crustacean endocrinology and development is far... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 28, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Cameron J. Hyde, Quinn P. Fitzgibbon, Abigail Elizur, Gregory G. Smith and Tomer Ventura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

miRkwood: a tool for the reliable identification of microRNAs in plant genomes
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play crucial roles in post-transcriptional regulation of eukaryotic gene expression and are involved in many aspects of plant development. Although several prediction tools are available for... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 28, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Isabelle Guigon, Sylvain Legrand, Jean-Fr édéric Berthelot, Sébastien Bini, Delphine Lanselle, Mohcen Benmounah and Hélène Touzet Tags: Software Source Type: research

Evolution and conservation of polycomb repressive complex 1 core components and putative associated factors in the green lineage
Polycomb group (PcG) proteins play important roles in animal and plant development and stress response. Polycomb repressive complex 1 (PRC1) and PRC2 are the key epigenetic regulators of gene expression, and a... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 28, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yong Huang, Ling Jiang, Bo-Yu Liu, Cheng-Fang Tan, Dong-Hong Chen, Wen-Hui Shen and Ying Ruan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Construction and analysis of degradome-dependent microRNA regulatory networks in soybean
Usually the microRNA (miRNA)-mediated gene regulatory network (GRN) is constructed from the investigation of miRNA expression profiling and target predictions. However, the higher/lower expression level of miR... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 28, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Rui Wang, Zhongyi Yang, Yuhan Fei, Jiejie Feng, Hui Zhu, Fang Huang, Hongsheng Zhang and Ji Huang Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

A catalog of CasX genome editing sites in common model organisms
DpbCasX, also called Cas12e, is an RNA-guided DNA endonuclease isolated from Deltaproteobacteria. In this paper I characterized the CasX-compatible genome editing sites in the reference genomes of yeast (Saccharo... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 27, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Elisha D. O. Roberson Tags: Database Source Type: research

Arctic charr brain transcriptome strongly affected by summer seasonal growth but only subtly by feed deprivation
The Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) has a highly seasonal feeding cycle that comprises long periods of voluntary fasting and a short but intense feeding period during summer. Therefore, the charr represents an ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 27, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Anja Striberny, Even H. J ørgensen, Christophe Klopp and Elodie Magnanou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Directed Repeats Co-occur with Few Short-Dispersed Repeats in Plastid Genome of a Spikemoss, Selaginella vardei (Selaginellaceae, Lycopodiopsida)
Following the publication of this article [1], the authors reported that the Fig. 2 described in the article had a mistake that two grey blocks in S. moellendorffii was not placed as background color, and in the ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 26, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Hong-Rui Zhang, Xian-Chun Zhang and Qiao-Ping Xiang Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Correction to: P_RNA_scaffolder: a fast and accurate genome scaffolder using paired-end RNAsequencing reads
Following the publication of this article (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 26, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Bai-Han Zhu, Jun Xiao, Wei Xue, Gui-Cai Xu, Ming-Yuan Sun and Jiong-Tang Li Tags: Correction Source Type: research

The effect of breed and diet type on the global transcriptome of hepatic tissue in beef cattle divergent for feed efficiency
Feed efficiency is an important economic and environmental trait in beef production, which can be measured in terms of residual feed intake (RFI). Cattle selected for low-RFI (feed efficient) have similar prod... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 26, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Marc G. Higgins, David A. Kenny, Claire Fitzsimons, Gordon Blackshields, S éan Coyle, Clare McKenna, Mark McGee, Derek W. Morris and Sinéad M. Waters Tags: Research article Source Type: research