Triple RNA-Seq characterizes aphid gene expression in response to infection with unequally virulent strains of the endosymbiont Hamiltonella defensa
Secondary endosymbionts of aphids provide benefits to their hosts, but also impose costs such as reduced lifespan and reproductive output. The aphid Aphis fabae is host to different strains of the secondary endos... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 16, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Heidi Kaech, Alice B. Dennis and Christoph Vorburger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Downregulated luteolytic pathways in the transcriptome of early pregnancy bovine corpus luteum are mimicked by interferon-tau in vitro
Maintenance of the corpus luteum (CL) beyond the time of luteolysis is essential for establishing pregnancy. Identifying the distinct features of early pregnancy CL remains unresolved, hence we analyzed here t... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 16, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Raghavendra Basavaraja, Jessica N. Drum, Jackson Sapuleni, Lonice Bibi, Gilgi Friedlander, Sai Kumar, Roberto Sartori and Rina Meidan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transcriptome profiling reveals the spatial-temporal dynamics of gene expression essential for soybean seed development
Seeds are the economic basis of oilseed crops, especially soybeans, the most widely cultivated oilseed crop worldwide. Seed development is accompanied by a multitude of diverse cellular processes, and revealin... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 16, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Hengyou Zhang, Zhenbin Hu, Yuming Yang, Xiaoqian Liu, Haiyan Lv, Bao-Hua Song, Yong-qiang Charles An, Zhimin Li and Dan Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptomic coordination at hepatic steatosis indicates robust immune cell engagement prior to inflammation
Deregulation in lipid metabolism leads to the onset of hepatic steatosis while at subsequent stages of disease development, the induction of inflammation, marks the transition of steatosis to non-alcoholic ste... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 16, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Youwen Zhang, Ioulia Chatzistamou and Hippokratis Kiaris Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparisons among rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, populations of maternal transcript profile associated with egg viability
Transcription is arrested in the late stage oocyte and therefore the maternal transcriptome stored in the oocyte provides nearly all the mRNA required for oocyte maturation, fertilization, and early cleavage o... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 15, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Gregory M. Weber, Jill Birkett, Kyle Martin, Doug Dixon II, Guangtu Gao, Timothy D. Leeds, Roger L. Vallejo and Hao Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

RNAseq and quantitative proteomic analysis of Dictyostelium knock-out cells lacking the core autophagy proteins ATG9 and/or ATG16
Autophagy is an evolutionary ancient mechanism that sequesters substrates for degradation within autolysosomes. The process is driven by many autophagy-related (ATG) proteins, including the core members ATG9 a... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 15, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Qiuhong Xiong, Ning Song, Ping Li, Sarah Fischer, Roman Konertz, Prerana Wagle, Gernot Gl öckner, Changxin Wu and Ludwig Eichinger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Functional examination of lncRNAs in allotetraploid Gossypium hirsutum
An evolutionary model using diploid and allotetraploid cotton species identified 80  % of non-coding transcripts in allotetraploid cotton as being uniquely activated in comparison with its diploid ancestors. Th... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 13, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Luyao Wang, Jin Han, Kening Lu, Menglin Li, Mengtao Gao, Zeyi Cao, Ting Zhao, Xue Chen, Xiaoyuan Tao, Quanjia Chen and Xueying Guan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Candidate gene screening for lipid deposition using combined transcriptomic and proteomic data from Nanyang black pigs
Lower selection intensities in indigenous breeds of Chinese pig have resulted in obvious genetic and phenotypic divergence. One such breed, the Nanyang black pig, is renowned for its high lipid deposition and ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 12, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Liyuan Wang, Yawen Zhang, Bo Zhang, Haian Zhong, Yunfeng Lu and Hao Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular genetic diversity and population structure analyses of rutabaga accessions from Nordic countries as revealed by single nucleotide polymorphism markers
Rutabaga or swede (Brassica napus ssp. napobrassica (L.) Hanelt) varies in root and leaf shape and colour, flesh colour, foliage growth habits, maturity date, seed quality parameters, disease resistance and other... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 12, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Zhiyu Yu, Rudolph Fredua-Agyeman, Sheau-Fang Hwang and Stephen E. Strelkov Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comprehensive identification and expression analysis of B-Box genes in cotton
B-BOX (BBX) proteins are zinc-finger transcription factors with one or two BBX domains and sometimes a CCT domain. These proteins play an essential role in regulating plant growth and development, as well as i... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 12, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Zhen Feng, Mengyu Li, Yi Li, Xu Yang, Hengling Wei, Xiaokang Fu, Liang Ma, Jianhua Lu, Hantao Wang and Shuxun Yu Tags: Research Source Type: research

kataegis: an R package for identification and visualization of the genomic localized hypermutation regions using high-throughput sequencing
Genomic localized hypermutation regions were found in cancers, which were reported to be related to the prognosis of cancers. This genomic localized hypermutation is quite different from the usual somatic muta... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 12, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Xue Lin, Yingying Hua, Shuanglin Gu, Li Lv, Xingyu Li, Pin Chen, Peng Dai, Yunyun Hu, Anna Liu and Jian Li Tags: Software Source Type: research

Integrated proteomic and transcriptomic profiling identifies aberrant gene and protein expression in the sarcomere, mitochondrial complex I, and the extracellular matrix in Warmblood horses with myofibrillar myopathy
Myofibrillar myopathy in humans causes protein aggregation, degeneration, and weakness of skeletal muscle. In horses, myofibrillar myopathy is a late-onset disease of unknown origin characterized by poor perfo... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 11, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Zo ë J. Williams, Deborah Velez-Irizarry, Keri Gardner and Stephanie J. Valberg Tags: Research Source Type: research

Formation of autotriploid Carassius auratus and its fertility-related genes analysis
In this study, autotriploid Carassius auratus (3nRR, 3n  = 150) was generated from Carassius auratus red var. (RCC, 2n = 100) (♀) and autotetraplo... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 10, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Chongqing Wang, Xiang Luo, Huan Qin, Chun Zhao, Li Yang, Tingting Yu, Yuxin Zhang, Xu Huang, Xidan Xu, Qinbo Qin and Shaojun Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

A novel method to identify gene interaction patterns
Gene interaction patterns, including modules and motifs, can be used to identify cancer specific biomarkers and to reveal the mechanism of tumorigenesis. Most of the existing module network inferencing methods... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 10, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Xinguo Lu, Fang Liu, Qiumai Miao, Ping Liu, Yan Gao and Keren He Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Transcriptomic analysis of shell repair and biomineralization in the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis
Biomineralization by molluscs involves regulated deposition of calcium carbonate crystals within a protein framework to produce complex biocomposite structures. Effective biomineralization is a key trait for a... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 10, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tejaswi Yarra, Kirti Ramesh, Mark Blaxter, Anne H üning, Frank Melzner and Melody S. Clark Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genome-wide association analysis of adaptation to oxygen stress in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
In this study, two groups consisting of 3140 fish... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 9, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Xiaofei Yu, Hendrik-Jan Megens, Samuel Bekele Mengistu, John W. M. Bastiaansen, Han A. Mulder, John A. H. Benzie, Martien A. M. Groenen and Hans Komen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Global investigation of estrogen-responsive genes regulating lipid metabolism in the liver of laying hens
Estrogen plays an essential role in female development and reproductive function. In chickens, estrogen is critical for lipid metabolism in the liver. The regulatory molecular network of estrogen in chicken li... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 9, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Junxiao Ren, Weihua Tian, Keren Jiang, Zhang Wang, Dandan Wang, Zhuanjian Li, Fengbin Yan, Yanbin Wang, Yadong Tian, Kepeng Ou, Hongjun Wang, Xiangtao Kang, Hong Li and Xiaojun Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

DNAscent v2: detecting replication forks in nanopore sequencing data with deep learning
Measuring DNA replication dynamics with high throughput and single-molecule resolution is critical for understanding both the basic biology behind how cells replicate their DNA and how DNA replication can be u... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 9, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Michael A. Boemo Tags: Software Source Type: research

Transcriptome analysis of embryonic muscle development in Chengkou Mountain Chicken
Muscle is the predominant portion of any meat product, and growth performance and product quality are the core of modern breeding. The embryonic period is highly critical for muscle development, the number, sh... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 9, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Lingtong Ren, Anfang Liu, Qigui Wang, Honggan Wang, Deqiang Dong and Lingbin Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multi-ethnic genome-wide association analyses of white blood cell and platelet traits in the Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) study
Circulating white blood cell and platelet traits are clinically linked to various disease outcomes and differ across individuals and ancestry groups. Genetic factors play an important role in determining these... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 9, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yao Hu, Stephanie A. Bien, Katherine K. Nishimura, Jeffrey Haessler, Chani J. Hodonsky, Antoine R. Baldassari, Heather M. Highland, Zhe Wang, Michael Preuss, Colleen M. Sitlani, Genevieve L. Wojcik, Ran Tao, Mariaelisa Graff, Laura M. Huckins, Quan Sun, M Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unravelling population structure heterogeneity within the genome of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae
Whole genome re-sequencing provides powerful data for population genomic studies, allowing robust inferences of population structure, gene flow and evolutionary history. For the major malaria vector in Africa, An... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 8, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Melina Campos, Luisa D. P. Rona, Katie Willis, George K. Christophides and Robert M. MacCallum Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protein functional module identification method combining topological features and gene expression data
The study of protein complexes and protein functional modules has become an important method to further understand the mechanism and organization of life activities. The clustering algorithms used to analyze t... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 8, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Zihao Zhao, Wenjun Xu, Aiwen Chen, Yueyue Han, Shengrong Xia, ChuLei Xiang, Chao Wang, Jun Jiao, Hui Wang, Xiaohui Yuan and Lichuan Gu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Identification of long noncoding natural antisense transcripts (lncNATs) correlated with drought stress response in wild rice (Oryza nivara)
Wild rice, including Oryza nivara and Oryza rufipogon, which are considered as the ancestors of Asian cultivated rice (Oryza sativa), possess high genetic diversity and serve as a crucial resource for breeding no... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 8, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yong-Chao Xu, Jie Zhang, Dong-Yan Zhang, Ying-Hui Nan, Song Ge and Ya-Long Guo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Genome-wide characterization of microsatellite DNA in fishes: survey and analysis of their abundance and frequency in genome-specific regions
Microsatellite repeats are ubiquitous in organism genomes and play an important role in the chromatin organization, regulation of gene activity, recombination and DNA replication. Although microsatellite distr... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 7, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yi Lei, Yu Zhou, Megan Price and Zhaobin Song Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exposure to hypoxia causes stress erythropoiesis and downregulates immune response genes in spleen of mice
The spleen is the largest secondary lymphoid organ and the main site where stress erythropoiesis occurs. It is known that hypoxia triggers the expansion of erythroid progenitors; however, its effects on spleni... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 5, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Haijing Wang, Daoxin Liu, Pengfei Song, Feng Jiang, Xiangwen Chi and Tongzuo Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transcriptome analysis provides insights into copper toxicology in piebald naked carp (Gymnocypris eckloni)
Copper was used for many years in aquaculture operations as an effective algaecide or a parasite treatment of fish. It is an essential nutrient with numerous functions in organisms, but is toxic at high concen... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 5, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Wenjie Jin, Zixuan Li, Fengxia Ran, Shen Huang, Kefan Huo, Jianjuan Li, Qingshuo Han, Guojie Wang, Zhenji Wang, Shenlong Jian, Kemao Li and Changzhong Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

SnoRNA copy regulation affects family size, genomic location and family abundance levels
Small nucleolar RNAs (snoRNAs) are an abundant class of noncoding RNAs present in all eukaryotes and best known for their involvement in ribosome biogenesis. In mammalian genomes, many snoRNAs exist in multipl... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 5, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Danny Bergeron, C édric Laforest, Stacey Carpentier, Annabelle Calvé, Étienne Fafard-Couture, Gabrielle Deschamps-Francoeur and Michelle S. Scott Tags: Research Source Type: research

Genome-wide identification and expression analysis of the bHLH transcription factor family and its response to abiotic stress in sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]
Basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) is a superfamily of transcription factors that is widely found in plants and animals, and is the second largest transcription factor family in eukaryotes after MYB. They have been... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 5, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yu Fan, Hao Yang, Dili Lai, Ailing He, Guoxing Xue, Liang Feng, Long Chen, Xiao-bin Cheng, Jingjun Ruan, Jun Yan and Jianping Cheng Tags: Research Source Type: research

TMT-based quantitative proteomics analysis reveals the key proteins related with the differentiation process of goat intramuscular adipocytes
Intramuscular adipocytes differentiation is a complex process, which is regulated by various transcription factor, protein factor regulators and signal transduction pathways. However, the proteins and signal p... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 5, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Yu Du, Yong Wang, Qing Xu, Jiangjiang Zhu and Yaqiu Lin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Genome-wide association studies reveal candidate genes associated to bacteraemia caused by ST93-IV CA-MRSA
The global emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) has seen the dominance of specific clones in different regions around the world with the PVL-positive ST93-IV as ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 5, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Stanley Pang, Denise A Daley, Shafi Sahibzada, Shakeel Mowlaboccus, Marc Stegger and Geoffrey W Coombs Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Uphyloplot2: visualizing phylogenetic trees from single-cell RNA-seq data
Recent advances in single cell sequencing technologies allow for greater resolution in assessing tumor clonality using chromosome copy number variations (CNVs). While single cell DNA sequencing technologies ar... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 5, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Stefan Kurtenbach, Anthony M. Cruz, Daniel A. Rodriguez, Michael A. Durante and J. William Harbour Tags: Software Source Type: research

Long non-coding RNA exploration for mesenchymal stem cell characterisation
The development of RNA sequencing (RNAseq) and the corresponding emergence of public datasets have created new avenues of transcriptional marker search. The long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) constitute an emergin... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 4, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: S ébastien Riquier, Marc Mathieu, Chloé Bessiere, Anthony Boureux, Florence Ruffle, Jean-Marc Lemaitre, Farida Djouad, Nicolas Gilbert and Thérèse Commes Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Historical genomics reveals the evolutionary mechanisms behind multiple outbreaks of the host-specific coffee wilt pathogen Fusarium xylarioides
Nearly 50% of crop yields are lost to pests and disease, with plants and pathogens locked in an amplified co-evolutionary process of disease outbreaks. Coffee wilt disease, caused by Fusarium xylarioides, decimat... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 4, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Lily D. Peck, Reuben W. Nowell, Julie Flood, Matthew R. Ryan and Timothy G. Barraclough Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transcriptional dynamics of transposable elements when converting fibroblast cells of Macaca mulatta to neuroepithelial stem cells
Transposable elements (TE) account for more than 50% of human genome. It has been reported that some types of TEs are dynamically regulated in the reprogramming of human cell lines. However, it is largely unkn... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 4, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Dahai Liu, Li Liu, Kui Duan, Junqiang Guo, Shipeng Li, Zhigang Zhao, Xiaotuo Zhang, Nan Zhou and Yun Zheng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transcriptomic analysis of caecal tissue in inbred chicken lines that exhibit heritable differences in resistance to Campylobacter jejuni
Campylobacter jejuni is the leading cause of bacterial gastroenteritis in humans and the handling or consumption of contaminated poultry meat is a key source of infection. Selective breeding of poultry that exhib... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 4, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Kay M. Russell, Jacqueline Smith, Abi Bremner, Cosmin Chintoan-Uta, Lonneke Vervelde, Androniki Psifidi and Mark P. Stevens Tags: Research Source Type: research

Distinctive gene expression patterns and imprinting signatures revealed in reciprocal crosses between cattle sub-species
There are two genetically distinct subspecies of cattle, Bos taurus taurus and Bos taurus indicus, which arose from independent domestication events. The two types of cattle show substantial phenotypic difference... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 3, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ruijie Liu, Rick Tearle, Wai Yee Low, Tong Chen, Dana Thomsen, Timothy P. L. Smith, Stefan Hiendleder and John L. Williams Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cruxome: a powerful tool for annotating, interpreting and reporting genetic variants
Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is an efficient tool used for identifying pathogenic variants that cause Mendelian disorders. However, the lack of bioinformatics training of researchers makes the interpretati... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 3, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Qingmei Han, Ying Yang, Shengyang Wu, Yingchun Liao, Shuang Zhang, Hongbin Liang, David S. Cram and Yu Zhang Tags: Software Source Type: research

Identifying genomic islands with deep neural networks
Horizontal gene transfer is the main source of adaptability for bacteria, through which genes are obtained from different sources including bacteria, archaea, viruses, and eukaryotes. This process promotes the... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 2, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Rida Assaf, Fangfang Xia and Rick Stevens Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Mendelian randomization studies of brain MRI yield insights into the pathogenesis of neuropsychiatric disorders
Observational studies have identified various associations between neuroimaging alterations and neuropsychiatric disorders. However, whether such associations could truly reflect causal relations remains still... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 2, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Weichen Song, Wei Qian, Weidi Wang, Shunying Yu and Guan Ning Lin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Complete genome sequence of Arthrobacter sp. PAMC25564 and its comparative genome analysis for elucidating the role of CAZymes in cold adaptation
The Arthrobacter group is a known set of bacteria from cold regions, the species of which are highly likely to play diverse roles at low temperatures. However, their survival mechanisms in cold regions such as An... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 2, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: So-Ra Han, Byeollee Kim, Jong Hwa Jang, Hyun Park and Tae-Jin Oh Tags: Research Source Type: research

Metagenomic diagnosis of severe psittacosis using multiple sequencing platforms
Chlamydia psittaci is an avian pathogen that can cause lethal human infections. Diagnosis of C. psittaci pneumonia is often delayed due to nonspecific clinical presentations and limited laboratory diagnostic tech... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - June 2, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Kaiying Wang, Xiong Liu, Huiying Liu, Peihan Li, Yanfeng Lin, Dongdong Yin, Lang Yang, Jinhui Li, Shenlong Li, Leili Jia, Changqing Bai, Yongqiang Jiang, Peng Li and Hongbin Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Conformational epitope matching and prediction based on protein surface spiral features
A conformational epitope (CE) is composed of neighboring amino acid residues located on an antigenic protein surface structure. CEs bind their complementary paratopes in B-cell receptors and/or antibodies. An ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - May 31, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ying-Tsang Lo, Tao-Chuan Shih, Tun-Wen Pai, Li-Ping Ho, Jen-Leih Wu and Hsin-Yiu Chou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparative neurotranscriptomics reveal widespread species differences associated with bonding
Pair bonding with a reproductive partner is rare among mammals but is an important feature of human social behavior. Decades of research on monogamous prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster), along with comparative ... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - May 31, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Joel A. Tripp, Alejandro Berrio, Lisa A. McGraw, Mikhail V. Matz, Jamie K. Davis, Kiyoshi Inoue, James W. Thomas, Larry J. Young and Steven M. Phelps Tags: Research Source Type: research

The holobiont transcriptome of teneral tsetse fly species of varying vector competence
Tsetse flies are the obligate vectors of African trypanosomes, which cause Human and Animal African Trypanosomiasis. Teneral flies (newly eclosed adults) are especially susceptible to parasite establishment an... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - May 31, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Miguel Medina Munoz, Caitlyn Brenner, Dylan Richmond, Noah Spencer and Rita V. M. Rio Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Whole-genome resequencing provides insights into the population structure and domestication signatures of ducks in eastern China
Duck is an ancient domesticated animal with high economic value, used for its meat, eggs, and feathers. However, the origin of indigenous Chinese ducks remains elusive. To address this question, we performed w... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - May 31, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Peishi Feng, Tao Zeng, Hua Yang, Guohong Chen, Jinping Du, Li Chen, Junda Shen, Zhenrong Tao, Ping Wang, Lin Yang and Lizhi Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Characterizing the oligogenic architecture of plant growth phenotypes informs genomic selection approaches in a common wheat population
Genetic variation in growth over the course of the season is a major source of grain yield variation in wheat, and for this reason variants controlling heading date and plant height are among the best-characte... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - May 31, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Noah DeWitt, Mohammed Guedira, Edwin Lauer, J. Paul Murphy, David Marshall, Mohamed Mergoum, Jerry Johnson, James B. Holland and Gina Brown-Guedira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Detection of copy number variants in African goats using whole genome sequence data
Copy number variations (CNV) are a significant source of variation in the genome and are therefore essential to the understanding of genetic characterization. The aim of this study was to develop a fine-scaled... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - May 29, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Wilson Nandolo, G ábor Mészáros, Maria Wurzinger, Liveness J. Banda, Timothy N. Gondwe, Henry A. Mulindwa, Helen N. Nakimbugwe, Emily L. Clark, M. Jennifer Woodward-Greene, Mei Liu, George E. Liu, Curtis P. Van Tassell, Benjamin D. Rosen and Johann Sö Tags: Research article Source Type: research

LncRNA:DNA triplex-forming sites are positioned at specific areas of genome organization and are predictors for Topologically Associated Domains
Chromosomes are organized into units called topologically associated domains (TADs). TADs dictate regulatory landscapes and other DNA-dependent processes. Even though various factors that contribute to the spe... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - May 28, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Benjamin Soibam and Ayzhamal Zhamangaraeva Tags: Research Source Type: research

Genome-wide identification of the DUF668 gene family in cotton and expression profiling analysis of GhDUF668 in Gossypium hirsutum under adverse stress
Domain of unknown function 668 (DUF668) may play a crucial role in the plant growth and developmental response to adverse stress. However, our knowledge of the function of the DUF668 gene family is limited. (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - May 27, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Jieyin Zhao, Peng Wang, Wenju Gao, Yilei Long, Yuxiang Wang, Shiwei Geng, Xuening Su, Yang Jiao, Quanjia Chen and Yanying Qu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

RNA-Seq analysis of blood meal induced gene-expression changes in Aedes aegypti ovaries
Transmission of pathogens by vector mosquitoes is intrinsically linked with mosquito ’s reproductive strategy because anautogenous mosquitoes require vertebrate blood to develop a batch of eggs. Each cycle of e... (Source: BMC Genomics)
Source: BMC Genomics - May 27, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Dilip K. Nag, Constentin Dieme, Pascal Lapierre, Erica Lasek-Nesselquist and Laura D. Kramer Tags: Research article Source Type: research