Integrated analysis of co-expression, conserved genes and gene families reveal core regulatory network of heat stress response in Cleistogenes songorica, a xerophyte perennial desert plant
The objective of this study was to... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 16, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Qi Yan, Xifang Zong, Fan Wu, Jie Li, Tiantian Ma, Yufeng Zhao, Qian Ma, Penglei Wang, Yanrong Wang and Jiyu Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Overexpression of an ethylene-forming ACC oxidase (ACO) gene precedes the Minute Hilum seed coat phenotype in Glycine max
To elucidate features of seed development, we investigated the transcriptome of a soybean isoline from the germplasm collection that contained an introgressed allele known as minute hilum (mi) which confers a sma... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 16, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Gracia Zabala, Anupreet Kour and Lila O. Vodkin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficient and cost-effective bacterial mRNA sequencing from low input samples through ribosomal RNA depletion
RNA sequencing is a powerful approach to quantify the genome-wide distribution of mRNA molecules in a population to gain deeper understanding of cellular functions and phenotypes. However, unlike eukaryotic ce... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 16, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Chatarin Wangsanuwat, Kellie A. Heom, Estella Liu, Michelle A. O ’Malley and Siddharth S. Dey Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

Correction to: Preliminary comparative analysis of the genomes of selected field reisolates of the Mycoplasma synoviae vaccine strain MS-H reveals both stable and unstable mutations after passage in vivo
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 16, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Somayeh Kordafshari, Pollob Shil, Marc S. Marenda, Olusola M. Olaogun, Barbara Konsak-Ilievski, Jillian Disint and Amir H. Noormohammadi Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Reconstruction of ancient homeobox gene linkages inferred from a new high-quality assembly of the Hong Kong oyster (Magallana hongkongensis) genome
Homeobox-containing genes encode crucial transcription factors involved in animal, plant and fungal development, and changes to homeobox genes have been linked to the evolution of novel body plans and morpholo... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 15, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yiqian Li, Wenyan Nong, Tobias Baril, Ho Yin Yip, Thomas Swale, Alexander Hayward, David E. K. Ferrier and Jerome H. L. Hui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Identification and distribution of gene clusters required for synthesis of sphingolipid metabolism inhibitors in diverse species of the filamentous fungus Fusarium
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 15, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Hye-Seon Kim, Jessica M. Lohmar, Mark Busman, Daren W. Brown, Todd A. Naumann, Hege H. Divon, Erik Lys øe, Silvio Uhlig and Robert H. Proctor Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Globally learning gene regulatory networks based on hidden atomic regulators from transcriptomic big data
Genes are regulated by various types of regulators and most of them are still unknown or unobserved. Current gene regulatory networks (GRNs) reverse engineering methods often neglect the unknown regulators and... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 14, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ming Shi, Sheng Tan, Xin-Ping Xie, Ao Li, Wulin Yang, Tao Zhu and Hong-Qiang Wang Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

An updated explanation of ancestral karyotype changes and reconstruction of evolutionary trajectories to form Camelina sativa chromosomes
Belonging to lineage I of Brassicaceae, Camelina sativa is formed by two hybridizations of three species (three sub-genomes). The three sub-genomes were diverged from a common ancestor, likely derived from lineag... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 12, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Zhikang Zhang, Fanbo Meng, Pengchuan Sun, Jiaqing Yuan, Ke Gong, Chao Liu, Weijie Wang and Xiyin Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Discrimination between human populations using a small number of differentially methylated CpG sites: a preliminary study using lymphoblastoid cell lines and peripheral blood samples of European and Chinese origin
Epigenetics is one of the factors shaping natural variability observed among human populations. A small proportion of heritable inter-population differences are observed in the context of both the genome-wide ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 12, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Patrycja Daca-Roszak, Roman Jaksik, Julia Paczkowska, Micha ł Witt and Ewa Ziętkiewicz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative genomics and community curation further improve gene annotations in the nematode Pristionchus pacificus
Nematode model organisms such as Caenorhabditis elegans and Pristionchus pacificus are powerful systems for studying the evolution of gene function at a mechanistic level. However, the identification of P. pacifi... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 12, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Marina Athanasouli, Hanh Witte, Christian Weiler, Tobias Loschko, Gabi Eberhardt, Ralf J. Sommer and Christian R ödelsperger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predicting and clustering plant CLE genes with a new method developed specifically for short amino acid sequences
The CLV3/ESR-RELATED (CLE) gene family encodes small secreted peptides (SSPs) and plays vital roles in plant growth and development by promoting cell-to-cell communication. The prediction and classification of CL... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 12, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Zhe Zhang, Lei Liu, Melis Kucukoglu, Dongdong Tian, Robert M. Larkin, Xueping Shi and Bo Zheng Tags: Methodology article Source Type: research

Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals that PCK1 is a potential gene affecting IMF deposition in buffalo
In China, although buffaloes are abundant, beef is mainly obtained from cattle, and this preference is mainly attributed to the low intramuscular fat (IMF) content of buffalo. Genetic factors are an important ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 12, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Jieping Huang, Xue Feng, Ruirui Zhu, Duo Guo, Yutong Wei, Xiaodan Cao, Yun Ma and Deshun Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Liver transcriptome profiling and functional analysis of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) piglets reveals a genetic correction and sexual-dimorphic gene expression during postnatal development
Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) remains a major problem associated with swine production. Thus, understanding the physiological changes of postnatal IUGR piglets would aid in improving growth performanc... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 8, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Hongmei Gao, Longchao Zhang, Ligang Wang, Xin Liu, Xinhua Hou, Fuping Zhao, Hua Yan and Lixian Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High conservation combined with high plasticity: genomics and evolution of Borrelia bavariensis
Borrelia bavariensis is one of the agents of Lyme Borreliosis (or Lyme disease) in Eurasia. The genome of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species complex, that includes B. bavariensis, is known to be very com... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 8, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: No émie S. Becker, Robert E. Rollins, Kateryna Nosenko, Alexander Paulus, Samantha Martin, Stefan Krebs, Ai Takano, Kozue Sato, Sergey Y. Kovalev, Hiroki Kawabata, Volker Fingerle and Gabriele Margos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and comparison of RNA-sequencing pipelines for more accurate SNP identification: practical example of functional SNP detection associated with feed efficiency in Nellore beef cattle
Optimization of an RNA-Sequencing (RNA-Seq) pipeline is critical to maximize power and accuracy to identify genetic variants, including SNPs, which may serve as genetic markers to select for feed efficiency, l... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 8, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: S. Lam, J. Zeidan, F. Miglior, A. Su árez-Vega, I. Gómez-Redondo, P. A. S. Fonseca, L. L. Guan, S. Waters and A. Cánovas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide patterns of differentiation within and among U.S. commercial honey bee stocks
The population genetics of U.S. honey bee stocks remain poorly characterized despite the agricultural importance of Apis mellifera as the major crop pollinator. Commercial and research-based breeding programs hav... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 8, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Perot Saelao, Michael Simone-Finstrom, Arian Avalos, Lelania Bilodeau, Robert Danka, Lilia de Guzman, Frank Rinkevich and Philip Tokarz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparative analysis of chromatin accessibility in cattle, pig, and mouse tissues
Although considerable progress has been made towards annotating the noncoding portion of the human and mouse genomes, regulatory elements in other species, such as livestock, remain poorly characterized. This ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 7, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Michelle M. Halstead, Colin Kern, Perot Saelao, Ying Wang, Ganrea Chanthavixay, Juan F. Medrano, Alison L. Van Eenennaam, Ian Korf, Christopher K. Tuggle, Catherine W. Ernst, Huaijun Zhou and Pablo J. Ross Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The algal selenoproteomes
Selenium is an essential trace element, and selenocysteine (Sec, U) is its predominant form in vivo. Proteins that contain Sec are selenoproteins, whose special structural features include not only the TGA cod... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 7, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Liang Jiang, Yiqian Lu, Lin Zheng, Gaopeng Li, Lianchang Chen, Maona Zhang, Jiazuan Ni, Qiong Liu and Yan Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A high-density SNP-based genetic map and several economic traits-related loci in Pelteobagrus vachelli
A high-density genetic linkage map is essential for QTL fine mapping, comparative genome analysis, identification of candidate genes and marker-assisted selection in aquaculture species. Pelteobagrus vachelli is ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 7, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Guosong Zhang, Jie Li, Jiajia Zhang, Xia Liang, Tao Wang and Shaowu Yin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification of miRNA-eQTLs in maize mature leaf by GWAS
MiRNAs play essential roles in plant development and response to biotic and abiotic stresses through interaction with their target genes. The expression level of miRNAs shows great variations among different p... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 6, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Shu-Yun Chen, Mei-Hsiu Su, Karl A. Kremling, Nicholas K. Lepak, M. Cinta Romay, Qi Sun, Peter J. Bradbury, Edward S. Buckler and Hsin-Mei Ku Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Construction of an 11-microRNA-based signature and a prognostic nomogram to predict the overall survival of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients
Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is a fatal malignancy owing to the lack of effective tools to predict overall survival (OS). MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play an important role in HNSCC occurrence, develop... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 6, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yusheng Huang, Zhiguo Liu, Limei Zhong, Yi Wen, Qixiang Ye, Donglin Cao, Peiwu Li and Yufeng Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

RNA-Seq and differential gene expression analysis in Temora stylifera copepod females with contrasting non-feeding nauplii survival rates: an environmental transcriptomics study
We present a de novo transcriptome assembl... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 6, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ennio Russo, Chiara Lauritano, Giuliana d ’Ippolito, Angelo Fontana, Diana Sarno, Eric von Elert, Adrianna Ianora and Ylenia Carotenuto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Vibrionaceae core, shell and cloud genes are non-randomly distributed on Chr 1: An hypothesis that links the genomic location of genes with their intracellular placement
The genome of Vibrionaceae bacteria, which consists of two circular chromosomes, is replicated in a highly ordered fashion. In fast-growing bacteria, multifork replication results in higher gene copy numbers and ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 6, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Cecilie B ækkedal Sonnenberg, Tim Kahlke and Peik Haugen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide small RNA profiling reveals tiller development in tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb)
Tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) is a major cool-season forage and turfgrass species. The low tiller density and size dramatically limits its turf performance and forage yield. MicroRNAs (miRNA)-genes mo... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 6, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tao Hu, Tao Wang, Huiying Li, Misganaw Wassie, Huawei Xu and Liang Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differential network analysis of bovine muscle reveals changes in gene coexpression patterns in response to changes in maternal nutrition
Coexpression network analysis is a powerful tool to reveal transcriptional regulatory mechanisms, identify transcription factors, and discover gene functions. It can also be used to investigate changes in coex... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 2, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Lihe Liu, Roc ío Amorín, Philipe Moriel, Nicolás DiLorenzo, Phillip A. Lancaster and Francisco Peñagaricano Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide identification and expression analysis of AP2/ERF transcription factors in sugarcane (Saccharum spontaneum L.)
APETALA2/ETHYLENE RESPONSIVE FACTOR (AP2/ERF) transcription factors play essential roles in plant growth, development, metabolism, and responses to biotic and abiotic stresses. However, few studies concerning AP2... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 2, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Peiting Li, Zhe Chai, Pingping Lin, Chaohua Huang, Guoqiang Huang, Liangnian Xu, Zuhu Deng, Muqing Zhang, Yu Zhang and Xinwang Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Integrated analysis of miRNA and mRNA expression profiles in testes of Duroc and Meishan boars
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small non-coding RNAs playing vital roles in regulating posttranscriptional gene expression. Elucidating the expression regulation of miRNAs underlying pig testis development will contri... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 2, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Haisheng Ding, Min Liu, Changfan Zhou, Xiangbin You, Tao Su, Youbing Yang and Dequan Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of a relevant strategy using de novo transcriptome assembly method for transcriptome comparisons between Muscovy and common duck species and their reciprocal inter-specific mule and hinny hybrids fed ad libitum and overfed
Common Pekin and Muscovy ducks and their intergeneric hinny and mule hybrids have different abilities for fatty liver production. RNA-Seq analyses from the liver of these different genetic types fed ad libitum... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 2, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Xi Liu, Fr édéric Hérault, Christian Diot and Erwan Corre Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptional landscape of the embryonic chicken M üllerian duct
M üllerian ducts are paired embryonic tubes that give rise to the female reproductive tract in vertebrates. Many disorders of female reproduction can be attributed to anomalies of Müllerian duct development. Ho... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 2, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Zahida Yesmin Roly, Rasoul Godini, Martin A. Estermann, Andrew T. Major, Roger Pocock and Craig A. Smith Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Divergence of metabolites in three phylogenetically close Monascus species (M. pilosus, M. ruber, and M. purpureus) based on secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene clusters
Species of the genus Monascus are considered to be economically important and have been widely used in the production of yellow and red food colorants. In particular, three Monascus species, namely, M. pilosus, M... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 1, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yuki Higa, Young-Soo Kim, Md. Altaf-Ul-Amin, Ming Huang, Naoaki Ono and Shigehiko Kanaya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differentially expressed genes in cotyledon of ewes fed mycotoxins
Ergot alkaloids (E+) are mycotoxins produced by the endophytic fungus, Epichlo ë coenophiala, in tall fescue that are associated with ergotism in animals. Exposure to ergot alkaloids during gestation reduces fetal... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 1, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: J. L. Britt, R. E. Noorai and S. K. Duckett Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide detection and sequence conservation analysis of long non-coding RNA during hair follicle cycle of yak
Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) as an important regulator has been demonstrated playing an indispensable role in the biological process of hair follicles (HFs) growth. However, their function and expression profi... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 1, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Xiaolan Zhang, Qi Bao, Congjun Jia, Chen Li, Yongfang Chang, Xiaoyun Wu, Chunnian Liang, Pengjia Bao and Ping Yan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative analyses of copy number variations between Bos taurus and Bos indicus
Bos taurus and Bos indicus are two main sub-species of cattle. However, the differential copy number variations (CNVs) between them are not yet well studied. (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - October 1, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yan Hu, Han Xia, Mingxun Li, Chang Xu, Xiaowei Ye, Ruixue Su, Mai Zhang, Oyekanmi Nash, Tad S. Sonstegard, Liguo Yang, George E. Liu and Yang Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide identification and characterization of ABA receptor PYL gene family in rice
Abscisic acid (ABA), a key phytohormone that controls plant growth and stress responses, is sensed by the pyrabactin resistance 1(PYR1)/PYR1-like (PYL)/regulatory components of the ABA receptor (RCAR) family o... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 30, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Shashank Kumar Yadav, Vinjamuri Venkata Santosh Kumar, Rakesh Kumar Verma, Pragya Yadav, Ankit Saroha, Dhammaprakash Pandhari Wankhede, Bhupendra Chaudhary and Viswanathan Chinnusamy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genetic diversity, evolution and selection in the major histocompatibility complex DRB and DQB loci in the family Equidae
The mammalian Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) is a genetic region containing highly polymorphic genes with immunological functions. MHC class I and class II genes encode antigen-presenting molecules exp... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 30, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Marie Klumplerova, Petra Splichalova, Jan Oppelt, Jan Futas, Aneta Kohutova, Petra Musilova, Svatava Kubickova, Roman Vodicka, Ludovic Orlando and Petr Horin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Do the human gut metagenomic species possess the minimal set of core functionalities necessary for life?
Advances in bioinformatics recently allowed for the recovery of ‘metagenomes assembled genomes’ from human microbiome studies carried on with shotgun sequencing techniques. Such approach is used as a mean to d... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 30, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Matteo Soverini, Simone Rampelli, Silvia Turroni, Patrizia Brigidi, Elena Biagi and Marco Candela Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparative genomics study of neuropeptide genes in the cnidarian subclasses Hexacorallia and Ceriantharia
Nervous systems originated before the split of Proto- and Deuterostomia, more than 600 million years ago. Four animal phyla (Cnidaria, Placozoa, Ctenophora, Porifera) diverged before this split and studying th... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 29, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Thomas L. Koch and Cornelis J. P. Grimmelikhuijzen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptome characterization of BPG axis and expression profiles of ovarian steroidogenesis-related genes in the Japanese sardine
The clupeoid fishes are ecologically and commercially important fish species worldwide that exhibit a high level of population fluctuation, accompanied by alteration of reproductive traits. However, knowledge ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 29, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Mitsuo Nyuji, Yuki Hongo, Michio Yoneda and Masahiro Nakamura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fine-scale population structure and evidence for local adaptation in Australian giant black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) using SNP analysis
Restrictions to gene flow, genetic drift, and divergent selection associated with different environments are significant drivers of genetic differentiation. The black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon), is widely dis... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 29, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Nga T. T. Vu, Kyall R. Zenger, Jarrod L. Guppy, Melony J. Sellars, Catarina N. S. Silva, Shannon R. Kjeldsen and Dean R. Jerry Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differential expression in leaves of Saccharum genotypes contrasting in biomass production provides evidence of genes involved in carbon partitioning
The development of biomass crops aims to meet industrial yield demands, in order to optimize profitability and sustainability. Achieving these goals in an energy crop like sugarcane relies on breeding for sucr... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 29, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Fernando Henrique Correr, Guilherme Kenichi Hosaka, Fernanda Zatti Barreto, Isabella Barros Valad ão, Thiago Willian Almeida Balsalobre, Agnelo Furtado, Robert James Henry, Monalisa Sampaio Carneiro and Gabriel Rodrigues Alves Margarido Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Proteome of larval metamorphosis induced by epinephrine in the Fujian oyster Crassostrea angulata
The Fujian oyster Crassostrea angulata is an economically important species that has typical settlement and metamorphosis stages. The development of the oyster involves complex morphological and physiological cha... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 29, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Guilan Di, Xiaohuo Xiao, Ming Him Tong, Xinhua Chen, Li Li, Miaoqin Huang, Long Zhou and Caihuan Ke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Tracing key genes associated with the Pinctada margaritifera albino phenotype from juvenile to cultured pearl harvest stages using multiple whole transcriptome sequencing
Albino mutations are commonly observed in the animal kingdom, including in bivalves. In the black-lipped pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera, albino specimens are characterized by total or partial absence of colo... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 25, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Pauline Auffret, J érémy Le Luyer, Manaarii Sham Koua, Virgile Quillien and Chin-Long Ky Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Role of diversity-generating retroelements for regulatory pathway tuning in cyanobacteria
Cyanobacteria maintain extensive repertoires of regulatory genes that are vital for adaptation to environmental stress. Some cyanobacterial genomes have been noted to encode diversity-generating retroelements ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 25, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Alec Vallota-Eastman, Eleanor C. Arrington, Siobhan Meeken, Simon Roux, Krishna Dasari, Sydney Rosen, Jeff F. Miller, David L. Valentine and Blair G. Paul Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative transcriptomic analysis of Rickettsia conorii during in vitro infection of human and tick host cells
Pathogenic Rickettsia species belonging to the spotted fever group are arthropod-borne, obligate intracellular bacteria which exhibit preferential tropism for host microvascular endothelium in the mammalian hosts... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 25, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Hema P. Narra, Abha Sahni, Jessica Alsing, Casey L. C. Schroeder, George Golovko, Anna M. Nia, Yuriy Fofanov, Kamil Khanipov and Sanjeev K. Sahni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

GeneMates: an R package for detecting horizontal gene co-transfer between bacteria using gene-gene associations controlled for population structure
Horizontal gene transfer contributes to bacterial evolution through mobilising genes across various taxonomical boundaries. It is frequently mediated by mobile genetic elements (MGEs), which may capture, maint... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 24, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yu Wan, Ryan R. Wick, Justin Zobel, Danielle J. Ingle, Michael Inouye and Kathryn E. Holt Tags: Software Source Type: research

Molecular identification and evolutionary relationships between the subspecies of Musa by DNA barcodes
The banana (Musa sp., AAA) genome is constantly increasing due to high-frequency of somaclonal variations. Due to its large diversity, a conventional numerical and morphological based taxonomic identification of ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 24, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: S. Dhivya, S. Ashutosh, I. Gowtham, V. Baskar, A. Baala Harini, S. Mukunthakumar and R. Sathishkumar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multiple omics analysis reveals that high fiber diets promote gluconeogenesis and inhibit glycolysis in muscle
Meat quality is a complex trait affected by genotypic and environmental factors. In a previous study, it was found that feedstuffs have various effects on the growth rate and meat quality of lambs. However, th... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 24, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Jianghong Wu, Ding Yang, Husile Gong, Yunxia Qi, Hailian Sun, Yongbin Liu, Yahong Liu and Xiao Qiu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intra-species variation within Lactobacillus rhamnosus correlates to beneficial or harmful outcomes: lessons from the oral cavity
The origin of most of the Lactobacillus rhamnosus genome sequences lodged in NCBI can be traced to food and faecal isolates followed by blood and tissue sites but with minimal representation from oral and vaginal... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 24, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Mangala A. Nadkarni, Nandan P. Deshpande, Marc R. Wilkins and Neil Hunter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A deconvolution method and its application in analyzing the cellular fractions in acute myeloid leukemia samples
The identification of cell type-specific genes (markers) is an essential step for the deconvolution of the cellular fractions, primarily, from the gene expression data of a bulk sample. However, the genes with... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 23, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Huamei Li, Amit Sharma, Wenglong Ming, Xiao Sun and Hongde Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative transcriptome analysis revealed the cooperative regulation of sucrose and IAA on adventitious root formation in lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn)
In China, lotus is an important cultivated crop with multiple applications in ornaments, food, and environmental purification. Adventitious roots (ARs), a secondary root is necessary for the uptake of nutritio... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - September 23, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Cheng libao, Zhao minrong, Hu Zhubing, Liu huiying and Li Shuyan Tags: Research article Source Type: research