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    Diagnosis implications of the whole genome sequencing in a large Lebanese family with hyaline fibromatosis syndrome

    Hyaline fibromatosis syndrome (HFS) is a recently introduced alternative term for two disorders that were previously known as juvenile hyaline fibromatosis (JHF) and infantile systemic hyalinosis (ISH). These ...

    Zahraa Haidar, Ramzi Temanni, Eliane Chouery, Puthen Jithesh, Wei Liu, Rashid Al-Ali, Ena Wang, Francesco M Marincola, Nadine Jalkh, Soha Haddad, Wassim Haidar, Lotfi Chouchane and André Mégarbané

    BMC Genetics 2017 18:3

    Published on: 19 January 2017

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Genetics 2017 18:9

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    Genomic predictions for economically important traits in Brazilian Braford and Hereford beef cattle using true and imputed genotypes

    Genomic selection (GS) has played an important role in cattle breeding programs. However, genotyping prices are still a challenge for implementation of GS in beef cattle and there is still a lack of informatio...

    Mario L. Piccoli, Luiz F. Brito, José Braccini, Fernando F. Cardoso, Mehdi Sargolzaei and Flávio S. Schenkel

    BMC Genetics 2017 18:2

    Published on: 18 January 2017

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    Genetic effects and genotype × environment interactions govern seed oil content in Brassica napus L.

    As seed oil content (OC) is a key measure of rapeseed quality, better understanding the genetic basis of OC would greatly facilitate the breeding of high-oil cultivars. Here, we investigated the components of ...

    Yanli Guo, Ping Si, Nan Wang, Jing Wen, Bin Yi, Chaozhi Ma, Jinxing Tu, Jitao Zou, Tingdong Fu and Jinxiong Shen

    BMC Genetics 2017 18:1

    Published on: 5 January 2017

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    Regulatory single nucleotide polymorphisms (rSNPs) at the promoters 1A and 1B of the human APC gene

    Germline mutations in the coding sequence of the tumour suppressor APC gene give rise to familial adenomatous polyposis (which leads to colorectal cancer) and are associated with many other oncopathologies. Th...

    Marina Yu Matveeva, Elena V. Kashina, Vasily V. Reshetnikov, Leonid O. Bryzgalov, Elena V. Antontseva, Natalia P. Bondar and Tatiana I. Merkulova

    BMC Genetics 2016 17(Suppl 3):154

    Published on: 22 December 2016

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

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    Effect of lentivirus-mediated shRNA inactivation of HK1, HK2, and HK3 genes in colorectal cancer and melanoma cells

    The switch from oxidative phosphorylation to glycolysis in proliferating cancer cells, even under aerobic conditions, has been shown first in 1926 by Otto Warburg. Today this phenomenon is known as the “Warbur...

    Anna V. Kudryavtseva, Maria S. Fedorova, Alex Zhavoronkov, Alexey A. Moskalev, Alexander S. Zasedatelev, Alexey A. Dmitriev, Asiya F. Sadritdinova, Irina Y. Karpova, Kirill M. Nyushko, Dmitry V. Kalinin, Nadezhda N. Volchenko, Nataliya V. Melnikova, Kseniya M. Klimina, Dmitry V. Sidorov, Anatoly Y. Popov, Tatiana V. Nasedkina…

    BMC Genetics 2016 17(Suppl 3):156

    Published on: 22 December 2016

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

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    Genes of susceptibility to early neurodegenerative changes in the rat retina and brain: analysis by means of congenic strains

    There has been considerable interest in discovery of the genetic architecture of complex traits, particularly age-related neurodegenerative disorders. To predict disease risk and to understand its genetic basi...

    Elena E. Korbolina, Anna A. Zhdankina, Anzhela Zh. Fursova, Oyuna S. Kozhevnikova and Natalia G. Kolosova

    BMC Genetics 2016 17(Suppl 3):153

    Published on: 22 December 2016

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

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    The gene-expression profile of renal medulla in ISIAH rats with inherited stress-induced arterial hypertension

    The changes in the renal function leading to a reduction of medullary blood flow can have a great impact on sodium and water homeostasis and on the long-term control of arterial blood pressure. The RNA-Seq app...

    Marina A. Ryazanova, Larisa A. Fedoseeva, Nikita I. Ershov, Vadim M. Efimov, Arcady L. Markel and Olga E. Redina

    BMC Genetics 2016 17(Suppl 3):151

    Published on: 22 December 2016

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

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    Genetic diversity among eight Dendrolimus species in Eurasia (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) inferred from mitochondrial COI and COII, and nuclear ITS2 markers

    Moths of genus Dendrolimus (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) are among the major pests of coniferous forests worldwide. Taxonomy and nomenclature of this genus are not entirely established, and there are many species ...

    Alexander Kononov, Kirill Ustyantsev, Baode Wang, Victor C. Mastro, Victor Fet, Alexander Blinov and Yuri Baranchikov

    BMC Genetics 2016 17(Suppl 3):157

    Published on: 22 December 2016

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

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    A compendium of human genes regulating feeding behavior and body weight, its functional characterization and identification of GWAS genes involved in brain-specific PPI network

    Obesity is heritable. It predisposes to many diseases. The objectives of this study were to create a compendium of genes relevant to feeding behavior (FB) and/or body weight (BW) regulation; to construct and t...

    Elena V. Ignatieva, Dmitry A. Afonnikov, Olga V. Saik, Evgeny I. Rogaev and Nikolay A. Kolchanov

    BMC Genetics 2016 17(Suppl 3):158

    Published on: 22 December 2016

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

  10. Research article

    A nonsense mutation in the COL7A1 gene causes epidermolysis bullosa in Vorderwald cattle

    The widespread use of individual sires for artificial insemination promotes the propagation of recessive conditions. Inadvertent matings between unnoticed carriers of deleterious alleles may result in the mani...

    Hubert Pausch, Simon Ammermüller, Christine Wurmser, Henning Hamann, Jens Tetens, Cord Drögemüller and Ruedi Fries

    BMC Genetics 2016 17:149

    Published on: 1 December 2016

  11. Research article

    Genetic dissection of the fatty liver QTL Fl1sa by using congenic mice and identification of candidate genes in the liver and epididymal fat

    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a multifactorial disease caused by interactions between environmental and genetic factors. The SMXA-5 mouse is a high-fat diet-induced fatty liver model established ...

    Miyako Suzuki, Misato Kobayashi, Tamio Ohno, Shinsaku Kanamori, Soushi Tateishi, Atsushi Murai and Fumihiko Horio

    BMC Genetics 2016 17:145

    Published on: 17 November 2016

  12. Research article

    Assessing genotype-phenotype associations in three dorsal colour morphs in the meadow spittlebug Philaenus spumarius (L.) (Hemiptera: Aphrophoridae) using genomic and transcriptomic resources

    Colour polymorphisms are common among animal species. When combined with genetic and ecological data, these polymorphisms can be excellent systems in which to understand adaptation and the molecular changes un...

    Ana S. B. Rodrigues, Sara E. Silva, Francisco Pina-Martins, João Loureiro, Mariana Castro, Karim Gharbi, Kevin P. Johnson, Christopher H. Dietrich, Paulo A. V. Borges, José A. Quartau, Chris D. Jiggins, Octávio S. Paulo and Sofia G. Seabra

    BMC Genetics 2016 17:144

    Published on: 15 November 2016

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    Genetic diversity and population structure analysis to construct a core collection from a large Capsicum germplasm

    Conservation of genetic diversity is an essential prerequisite for developing new cultivars with desirable agronomic traits. Although a large number of germplasm collections have been established worldwide, ma...

    Hea-Young Lee, Na-Young Ro, Hee-Jin Jeong, Jin-Kyung Kwon, Jinkwan Jo, Yeaseong Ha, Ayoung Jung, Ji-Woong Han, Jelli Venkatesh and Byoung-Cheorl Kang

    BMC Genetics 2016 17:142

    Published on: 14 November 2016

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    Development, genetic mapping and QTL association of cotton PHYA, PHYB, and HY5-specific CAPS and dCAPS markers

    Among SNP markers that become increasingly valuable in molecular breeding of crop plants are the CAPS and dCAPS markers derived from the genes of interest. To date, the number of such gene-based markers is sma...

    Fakhriddin N. Kushanov, Alan E. Pepper, John Z. Yu, Zabardast T. Buriev, Shukhrat E. Shermatov, Sukumar Saha, Mauricio Ulloa, Johnie N. Jenkins, Abdusattor Abdukarimov and Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov

    BMC Genetics 2016 17:141

    Published on: 24 October 2016

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    Growth conditions that increase or decrease lifespan in Saccharomyces cerevisiae lead to corresponding decreases or increases in rates of interstitial deletions and non-reciprocal translocations

    Accumulation of DNA damage, mutations, and chromosomal abnormalities is associated with aging in many organisms. How directly various forms of genomic instability contribute to lifespan in different aging cont...

    Patrick H. Maxwell

    BMC Genetics 2016 17:140

    Published on: 21 October 2016

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    A genome-wide assessment of genetic diversity and population structure of Korean native cattle breeds

    The native cattle breeds are an important genetic resource for meat and milk production throughout Asia. In Asia cattle were domesticated around 10,000 years ago and in Korea cattle are being raised since 2000...

    Aditi Sharma, Seung-Hwan Lee, Dajeong Lim, Han-Ha Chai, Bong-Hwan Choi and Yongmin Cho

    BMC Genetics 2016 17:139

    Published on: 20 October 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Genetics 2017 18:12

  17. Research article

    Quantitative trait loci influencing forking defects in an outbred pedigree of loblolly pine

    The use of wood as an industrial raw material has led to development of plantation forestry, in which trees are planted, managed, and harvested as crops. The productivity of such plantations often exceeds that...

    Jin S. Xiong, Steven E. McKeand, Fikret Isik, Jill Wegrzyn, David B. Neale, Zhao-Bang Zeng, Luciano da Costa e Silva and Ross W. Whetten

    BMC Genetics 2016 17:138

    Published on: 18 October 2016

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