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The highly repetitive DNA sequence of centromeric heterochromatin is an effective molecular cytogenetic marker for investigating genomic compartmentalization between macrochromosomes and microchromosomes in birds. We isolated four repetitive sequence families of centromeric heterochromatin from...

Author(s)
Uno, Y.; Nishida, C.; Hata, A.; Ishishita, S.; Matsuda, Y.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 3, pp e0214028
Abstract

Germin-like proteins (GLPs) are involved in biotic and abiotic stress tolerance in different plant species. Rice (Oryza sativa L.) genome contains about 40 GLP family member proteins in nine chromosomes. Although some of the rice GLP (OsGLP) promoters have been studied through in silico analysis as ...

Author(s)
Arpita Das; Krishnendu Pramanik; Rishu Sharma; Saikat Gantait; Joydeep Banerjee
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 2, pp e0211887
Abstract

Background: Sheep have developed the ability to store fat in their tails, which is a unique way of reserving energy to survive a harsh environment. However, the mechanism underlying this adaptive trait remains largely unsolved. Results: In the present study, we provide evidence for the genetic...

Author(s)
Pan ZhangYuan; Li ShengDi; Liu QiuYue; Wang Zhen; Zhou ZhengKui; Di Ran; An XueJiao; Miao BenPeng; Wang XiangYu; Hu WenPing; Guo XiaoFei; Lv ShenJin; Li FuKuan; Ding GuoHui; Chu MingXing; Li YiXue
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Genomics, 2019, 20, 261, pp (2 April 2019)
Abstract

After domestication 11 000 years ago in Asia Minor, the goat followed human migration to Europe and Asia. It was then introduced in Africa and is now raised all over the world. In this study, we exploited a dataset composed of 54 000 SNPs (Illumina goat DNA chip) to analyze the genetic diversity of ...

Author(s)
Oget, C.; Servin, B.; Palhière, I.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2019, 50, 1, pp 54-63
Abstract

The high biodiversity of fish in the Neotropical region contrasts with scarce or biased studies on the mechanisms involved in the sex determination in members of this fauna. In this review, we attempted to compile the information available on determination, differentiation, and manipulation of sex...

Author(s)
Ignacio Fernandino, J.; Hattori, R. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
General and Comparative Endocrinology, 2019, 273, pp 172-183
Abstract

Mx proteins are antiviral GTPases, which are induced by type I IFN and virus infection. Analysis of the Atlantic salmon genome revealed the presence of 9 Mx genes localized to three chromosomes. A cluster of three Mx genes (SsaMx1-SsaMx3), which includes previously cloned Mx genes, is present on...

Author(s)
Robertsen, B.; Greiner-Tollersrud, L.; Jørgensen, L. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 2019, 90, pp 80-89
Abstract

Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) insertions have been detected in the nuclear genome of many eukaryotes. These sequences are pseudogenes originated by horizontal transfer of mtDNA fragments into the nuclear genome, producing nuclear DNA sequences of mitochondrial origin (numt). In this study we determined ...

Author(s)
Schiavo, G.; Strillacci, M. G.; Ribani, A.; Bovo, S.; Roman-Ponce, S. I.; Cerolini, S.; Bertolini, F.; Bagnato, A.; Fontanesi, L.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2018, 49, 3, pp 259-264
Abstract

Distant hybridization occurs widely in fishes and is a useful strategy to produce different ploidy offsprings. In this study, we obtained androgenetic blunt snout bream (2n=48, ADBSB), triploid hybrids (3n=124, 3nJB) and tetraploid hybrids (4n=148, 4nJB) from the hybridization of two species from...

Author(s)
Hu FangZhou; Wu Chang; Zhou YunFan; Cao Liu; Xiao Jun; Wang Shi; Wu YanHong; Ren Li; Liu QingFeng; Li WuHui; Wen Ming; Tao Min; Qin QinBo; Zhao RuRong; Luo KaiKun; Liu ShaoJun
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture, 2018, 491, pp 50-58
Abstract

Background: Solea senegalensis (Kaup, 1858) is a commercially important flatfish species, belonging to the Pleuronectiformes order. The taxonomy of this group has long been controversial, and the karyotype of the order presents a high degree of variability in diploid number, derived from...

Author(s)
García-Angulo, A.; Merlo, M. A.; Portela-Bens, S.; Rodríguez, M. E.; García, E.; Al-Rikabi, A.; Liehr, T.; Rebordinos, L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Genomics, 2018, 19, 818, pp (14 November 2018)
Abstract

To protect the germplasm resources of Pampus argenteus and provide reference for the exploration of the origin, evolutionary status of the species and the guidance of genetic breeding, this study collected pomfret with the age of 1 year (Pampus argenteus) as material, from Fuding Artificial...

Author(s)
Zhou JianGuang; Zhang Lin; Zhang ChenJie; Zhang Tao; Peng SiMing
Publisher
China Association for Science and Technology, Beijing, China
Citation
Marine Fisheries, 2018, 40, 1, pp 97-101

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