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  1. Single-probe analyses in epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS) have identified associations between DNA methylation and many phenotypes, but do not take into account information from neighboring probes. Me...

    Authors: Samantha Lent, Hanfei Xu, Lan Wang, Zhe Wang, Chloé Sarnowski, Marie-France Hivert and Josée Dupuis

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19(Suppl 1):84

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  2. Longitudinal measurement is commonly employed in health research and provides numerous benefits for understanding disease and trait progression over time. More broadly, it allows for proper treatment of correl...

    Authors: Justin C. Strickland, I-Chen Chen, Chanung Wang and David W. Fardo

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19(Suppl 1):82

    Content type: Research

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  3. This paper summarizes the contributions from the Genome-wide Association Study group (GWAS group) of the GAW20. The GWAS group contributions focused on topics such as association tests, phenotype imputation, a...

    Authors: Xuexia Wang, Felix Boekstegers and Regina Brinster

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19(Suppl 1):79

    Content type: Methodology

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  4. An accumulation of evidence has revealed the important role of epigenetic factors in explaining the etiopathogenesis of human diseases. Several empirical studies have successfully incorporated methylation data...

    Authors: Xiaoxuan Xia, Haoyi Weng, Ruoting Men, Rui Sun, Benny Chung Ying Zee, Ka Chun Chong and Maggie Haitian Wang

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19(Suppl 1):78

    Content type: Research

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  5. Longitudinal data and repeated measurements in epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS) provide a rich resource for understanding epigenetics. We summarize 7 analytical approaches to the GAW20 data sets that ...

    Authors: Haakon E. Nustad, Marcio Almeida, Angelo J. Canty, Marissa LeBlanc, Christian M. Page and Phillip E. Melton

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19(Suppl 1):77

    Content type: Methodology

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  6. The GAW20 group formed on the theme of methods for association analyses of repeated measures comprised 4sets of investigators. The provided “real” data set included genotypes obtained from a human whole-genome...

    Authors: Saurabh Ghosh and David W. Fardo

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19(Suppl 1):73

    Content type: Proceedings

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  7. The rise in popularity and accessibility of DNA methylation data to evaluate epigenetic associations with disease has led to numerous methodological questions. As part of GAW20, our working group of 8 research...

    Authors: Angga M. Fuady, Samantha Lent, Chloé Sarnowski and Nathan L. Tintle

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19(Suppl 1):72

    Content type: Methodology

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  8. Rapidly evolving high-throughput technology has made it cost-effective to collect multilevel omic data in clinical and biological studies. Different types of omic data collected from these studies provide both...

    Authors: Xiaoxi Shen and Qing Lu

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19(Suppl 1):71

    Content type: Research

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  9. In studies with multi-omics data available, there is an opportunity to investigate interdependent mechanisms of biological causality. The GAW20 data set includes both DNA genotype and methylation measures befo...

    Authors: Virginia A. Fisher, Lan Wang, Xuan Deng, Chloé Sarnowski, L. Adrienne Cupples and Ching-Ti Liu

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19(Suppl 1):70

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  10. Fenofibrate (Fb) is a known treatment for elevated triglyceride (TG) levels. The Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Diet Network (GOLDN) study was designed to investigate potential contributors to the effect...

    Authors: Svetlana Cherlin, Maggie Haitian Wang, Heike Bickeböller and Rita M. Cantor

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19(Suppl 1):64

    Content type: Methodology

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  11. Although harness racing is of high economic importance to the global equine industry, significant genomic resources have yet to be applied to mapping harness racing success. To identify genomic regions associa...

    Authors: Brandon D. Velie, Kim Jäderkvist Fegraeus, Marina Solé, Maria K. Rosengren, Knut H. Røed, Carl-Fredrik Ihler, Eric Strand and Gabriella Lindgren

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:80

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  12. Increasing grain yield is a primary objective of maize breeding. Dissecting the genetic architecture of grain yield furthers genetic improvements to increase yield. Presented here is an association panel compo...

    Authors: Ting Li, Jianzhou Qu, Yahui Wang, Liguo Chang, Kunhui He, Dongwei Guo, Xinghua Zhang, Shutu Xu and Jiquan Xue

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:63

    Content type: Research article

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  13. One of the most popular ornamental plants worldwide, roses (Rosa sp.), are very susceptible to Botrytis gray mold disease. The necrotrophic infection of rose petals by B. cinerea causes the collapse and death of ...

    Authors: Xintong Liu, Xiaoqian Cao, Shaochuan Shi, Na Zhao, Dandan Li, Peihong Fang, Xi Chen, Weicong Qi and Zhao Zhang

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:62

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  14. NOD-like receptors (NLRs) are a family of cytoplasmic pattern recognition receptors (PRRs), of which NOD1 and NOD2, are the main representative members. Many investigations have focused on the role of NOD1 and NO...

    Authors: Tiantian Gu, Lu Lu, Jingwen Wang, Lili Tian, Wenzhi Wei, Xinsheng Wu, Qi Xu and Guohong Chen

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:61

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  15. Previous studies on linkage disequilibrium have investigated second order linkage disequilibrium in animal and plant populations. The objective of this paper was to investigate the genome-wide levels of third ...

    Authors: Luis Gomez-Raya, Luis Silio, Wendy M. Rauw, Luis Alberto Gracia-Cortés and Carmen Rodríguez

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:60

    Content type: Research article

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  16. The changing climate is altering timing of key fruit ripening processes and increasing the occurrence of fruit defects. To improve our understanding of the genetic control of raspberry fruit development an enh...

    Authors: Christine A. Hackett, Linda Milne, Kay Smith, Pete Hedley, Jenny Morris, Craig G. Simpson, Katharine Preedy and Julie Graham

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:59

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Like glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient hemizygous males and homozygous females, heterozygous females could also manifest hemolytic crisis, neonatal hyperbilirubinemia or kernicterus upon expos...

    Authors: Md Tarikul Islam, Suprovath Kumar Sarker, Shezote Talukder, Golam Sarower Bhuyan, Asifuzzaman Rahat, Nafisa Nawal Islam, Hasan Mahmud, Mohammad Amir Hossain, A. K. M. Muraduzzaman, Jakia Rahman, Syeda Kashfi Qadri, Mohammod Shahidullah, Mohammad Abdul Mannan, Sarabon Tahura, Manzoor Hussain, Narayan Saha…

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:58

    Content type: Methodology article

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  18. Rolling of leaves (RL) is a phenomenon commonly found in grasses. Morphology of the leaf is an important agronomic trait in field crops especially in rice; therefore, majority of the rice breeders are interest...

    Authors: Beata Myśków, Magdalena Góralska, Natalia Lenarczyk, Ilona Czyczyło-Mysza and Stefan Stojałowski

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:57

    Content type: Research article

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  19. SNPs are informative to estimate genomic breed composition (GBC) of individual animals, but selected SNPs for this purpose were not made available in the commercial bovine SNP chips prior to the present study....

    Authors: Jun He, Yage Guo, Jiaqi Xu, Hao Li, Anna Fuller, Richard G. Tait Jr, Xiao-Lin Wu and Stewart Bauck

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:56

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Aging leads to decreased skeletal muscle function in mammals and is associated with a progressive loss of muscle mass, quality and strength. Age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia) is an important health problem ...

    Authors: I-Hsuan Lin, Junn-Liang Chang, Kate Hua, Wan-Chen Huang, Ming-Ta Hsu and Yi-Fan Chen

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:55

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Numerous studies have demonstrated significant differences in the expression level across continental human populations. Most of published results were performed on B-cell lines materials examined under specif...

    Authors: P. Daca-Roszak, M. Swierniak, R. Jaksik, T. Tyszkiewicz, M. Oczko-Wojciechowska, J. Zebracka-Gala, B. Jarzab, M. Witt and E. Zietkiewicz

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:54

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The ability of maize populations/landraces to tolerate drastically extreme environments over the past four centuries in Algeria leads to characterize these genetic resources for germplasm management as well as...

    Authors: Miyassa Meriem Aci, Antonio Lupini, Antonio Mauceri, Abdelkader Morsli, Lakhdar Khelifi and Francesco Sunseri

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:51

    Content type: Research article

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  23. The Hessian fly response genes, Hfr-1 and Hfr-2, have been reported to be significantly induced in a Hessian fly attack. Nothing is known about the allelic variants of these two genes in susceptible (S) and resis...

    Authors: Mui-Keng Tan, Mustapha El-Bouhssini, Ossie Wildman, Wuletaw Tadesse, Grant Chambers, Shuming Luo and Livinus Emebiri

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:50

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Many common and relevant diseases affecting equine welfare have yet to be tested regarding structural variants such as copy number variations (CNVs). CNVs make up a substantial proportion of total genetic vari...

    Authors: Anouk Schurink, Vinicius H. da Silva, Brandon D. Velie, Bert W. Dibbits, Richard P. M. A. Crooijmans, Liesbeth Franҫois, Steven Janssens, Anneleen Stinckens, Sarah Blott, Nadine Buys, Gabriella Lindgren and Bart J. Ducro

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:49

    Content type: Research article

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  25. WRKY transcription factors (TFs) participate in various physiological processes of plants. Although WRKY genes have been well studied in model plants, knowledge of the functional roles of these genes is still ...

    Authors: Lijiao Gu, Hengling Wei, Hantao Wang, Junji Su and Shuxun Yu

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:48

    Content type: Research article

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  26. This study aimed to explore the molecular mechanism of estrogen-mediated neuroprotection in the relief of cerebral ischemic injury. The gene expression profiles were downloaded from Gene Expression Omnibus dat...

    Authors: Jiaxuan He, Ya Gao, Gang Wu, Xiaoming Lei, Yong Zhang, Weikang Pan and Hui Yu

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:46

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Glutathione S-transferases (GSTs) have been reported to regulate the plant tolerance to environmental stresses. Many plant GSTs exhibited the roles on promoting tolerance to drought stress, oxidative stress an...

    Authors: Wenbin Liao, Shuxia Li, Cheng Lu and Ming Peng

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:45

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported the need for a more detailed acknowledgement of the source of the samples that were analyzed and their coordinates, which are discussed i...

    Authors: Samer Omari, Yuri Kamenir, Jennifer I. C. Benichou, Sarah Pariente, Hanan Sela and Rafael Perl-Treves

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:44

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Genetics 2018 19:34

  29. Photobacteriosis is an infectious disease developed by a Gram-negative bacterium Photobacterium damselae subsp. piscicida (Phdp), which may cause high mortalities (90–100%) in sea bream. Selection and breeding fo...

    Authors: Muhammad L Aslam, Roberta Carraro, Anastasia Bestin, Sophie Cariou, Anna K. Sonesson, Jean-Sébastien Bruant, Pierrick Haffray, Luca Bargelloni and Theo H. E. Meuwissen

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:43

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) has formed the basis of many economically significant fisheries in the North Atlantic, and is one of the best studied marine fishes, but a legacy of overexploitation has depleted po...

    Authors: Geir Dahle, María Quintela, Torild Johansen, Jon-Ivar Westgaard, François Besnier, Asgeir Aglen, Knut E. Jørstad and Kevin A. Glover

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:42

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Electrical status epilepticus during slow-wave sleep (ESESS) which is also known as continuous spike-wave of slow sleep (CSWSS) is type of electroencephalographic (EEG) pattern which is seen in ESESS/CSWSS/epi...

    Authors: Miriam Kessi, Jing Peng, Lifen Yang, Juan Xiong, Haolin Duan, Nan Pang and Fei Yin

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:40

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Anterior cruciate ligament rupture (ACLR) is a debilitating and potentially life-changing condition in humans, as there is a high prevalence of early-onset osteoarthritis after injury. Identification of high-r...

    Authors: Lauren A. Baker, Guilherme J. M. Rosa, Zhengling Hao, Alexander Piazza, Christopher Hoffman, Emily E. Binversie, Susannah J. Sample and Peter Muir

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:39

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Identification of genetic mechanisms and idiosyncrasies at the breed-level can provide valuable information for potential use in evolutionary studies, medical applications, and breeding of selective traits. He...

    Authors: Kelsey Caetano-Anolles, Kwondo Kim, Woori Kwak, Samsun Sung, Heebal Kim, Bong-Hwan Choi and Dajeong Lim

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:37

    Content type: Research article

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  34. The changing climate and the desire to use renewable oil sources necessitate the development of new oilseed crops. Field cress (Lepidium campestre) is a species in the Brassicaceae family that has been targeted f...

    Authors: Cecilia Gustafsson, Jakob Willforss, Fernando Lopes-Pinto, Rodomiro Ortiz and Mulatu Geleta

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:36

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Genomic selection (GS) can accelerate genetic gains in breeding programmes by reducing the time it takes to complete a cycle of selection. Puccinia coronata f. sp lolli (crown rust) is one of the most widespread ...

    Authors: Sai Krishna Arojju, Patrick Conaghan, Susanne Barth, Dan Milbourne, Michael D. Casler, Trevor R. Hodkinson, Thibauld Michel and Stephen L. Byrne

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:35

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Snake melon (Cucumis melo var. flexuosus, “Faqqous”) is a traditional and ancient vegetable in the Mediterranean area. A collection of landraces from 42 grower fields in Israel and Palestinian territories was gro...

    Authors: Samer Omari, Yuri Kamenir, Jennifer I. C. Benichou, Sarah Pariente, Hanan Sela and Rafael Perl-Treves

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:34

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Genetics 2018 19:44

  37. Bovine leukocyte antigens (BoLAs) are used extensively as markers of disease and immunological traits in cattle. However, until now, characterization of BoLA gene polymorphisms in Zebu breeds using high resolu...

    Authors: Shin-nosuke Takeshima, Claudia Corbi-Botto, Guillermo Giovambattista and Yoko Aida

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:33

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Currently, genome-wide scans for positive selection signatures in commercial breed have been investigated. However, few studies have focused on selection footprints of indigenous breeds. Laiwu pig is an invalu...

    Authors: Minhui Chen, Jiying Wang, Yanping Wang, Ying Wu, Jinluan Fu and Jian-feng Liu

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:31

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been successfully implemented in cattle research and breeding. However, moving from the associations to identifying the causal variants and revealing underlying mech...

    Authors: Zexi Cai, Bernt Guldbrandtsen, Mogens Sandø Lund and Goutam Sahana

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:30

    Content type: Methodology article

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in BMC Genetics 2018 19:111

  40. The central tenet of ‘genome content’ has been that the ‘non-coding’ parts are highly enriched with ‘microsatellites’ or ‘Simple Sequence Repeats’ (SSRs). We presume that the presence and change in number of r...

    Authors: Nisha Joy, Y. P. Maimoonath Beevi and E. V. Soniya

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:29

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Defining hidden genetic diversity within species is of great significance when attempting to maintain the evolutionary potential of natural populations and conduct appropriate management. Our hypothesis is tha...

    Authors: Samer Angelone, Michael J. Jowers, Anna Rita Molinar Min, Paulino Fandos, Paloma Prieto, Mario Pasquetti, Francisco Javier Cano-Manuel, Gregorio Mentaberre, Jorge Ramón López Olvera, Arián Ráez-Bravo, José Espinosa, Jesús M. Pérez, Ramón C. Soriguer, Luca Rossi and José Enrique Granados

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:28

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  42. One of the major impediments to spiny lobster aquaculture is the high cost of hatchery production due to the long and complex larval cycle and poor survival during the many moult stages, especially at metamorp...

    Authors: Nguyen H. Nguyen, Quinn P. Fitzgibbon, Jane Quinn, Greg Smith, Stephen Battaglene and Wayne Knibb

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:27

    Content type: Research article

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  43. A great interest exists in the production of hybrid plants of the genus Passiflora given the beauty and exotic features of its flowers which have ornamental value. Hybrid paternity confirmation is therefore impor...

    Authors: Gonçalo Santos Silva, Margarete Magalhães Souza, Cláusio Antônio Ferreira de Melo, Juan Domingo Urdampilleta and Eliana Regina Forni-Martins

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:26

    Content type: Research article

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  44. The Leguminosae family is the third-largest family of angiosperms, and Caesalpinioideae is its second-largest subfamily. A great number of species (approximately 205) are found in the Caesalpinia group within thi...

    Authors: Polliana Silva Rodrigues, Margarete Magalhães Souza, Cláusio Antônio Ferreira Melo, Telma Nair Santana Pereira and Ronan Xavier Corrêa

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2018 19:25

    Content type: Research article

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