Tag: CRyPTIC

sequence alignment – MarkDuplicatesSpark failing with cryptic error message. MarkDuplicates succeeds

[*] I have been trying to follow the GATK Best Practice Workflow for ‘Data pre-processing for variant discovery’ (gatk.broadinstitute.org/hc/en-us/articles/360035535912). This has all been run on Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 on the Bash shell. I started off with FASTQ files from IGSR (www.internationalgenome.org/data-portal) and performed alignment with Bowtie2 (instead of…

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Dryad Data — Phylogenomic analysis reveals dispersal-driven speciation and divergence with gene flow in Lesser Sunda Flying Lizards (Genus Draco)

The Lesser Sunda Archipelago offers exceptional potential as a model system for studying the dynamics of dispersal-driven diversification. The geographic proximity of the islands suggests the possibility for successful dispersal, but this is countered by the permanence of the marine barriers and extreme intervening currents that are expected to hinder…

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Human microRNA inhibits expression of pathogenic gene underlying facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy

Fig. 1: miR-675 targets the DUX4 ORF and 3′UTR. a RenLuc-DUX4-FL dual-luciferase reporter and CMV.H19 constructs, and U6.MIR675, H1.MIR675, U6.MIR675-3p, and U6.MIR675-5p miRNAs. RenLuc-DUX4-FL contains DUX4 ORF and 3′UTR sequences fused to Renilla luciferase after the stop codon. Exons 1–3 are indicated (Ex1,2,3). *SD5 indicates silent mutation of a cryptic…

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Genome-wide analysis reveals associations between climate and regional patterns of adaptive divergence and dispersal in American pikas

Alexander DH, Novembre J, Lange K (2009) Fast model-based estimation of ancestry in unrelated individuals. Genome Res 19:1655–1664 CAS  PubMed  PubMed Central  Article  Google Scholar  Alexander DH, Shringarpure SS, Novembre J, Lange K (2015) Admixture 1.3 software manual. UCLA Hum Genet Softw Distrib, Los Angeles Google Scholar  Angert AL, Bontrager…

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Mutational Analysis of Mitochondrial tRNA Genes

Introduction Diabetes is a very complex disease characterized by the presence of chronic hyperglycemia. Clinically, insulin-dependent type 1 and non-insulin-dependent type 2 are the main types of diabetes. Among them, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM, [MIM125853]) is a common endocrine disorder affecting approximately 10% of adult population.1 In most cases,…

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The taxonomy of two uncultivated fungal mammalian pathogens is revealed through phylogeny and population genetic analyses

After 90 years of taxonomic uncertainties, using phenotypic, phylogenetic, and population genetics analyses, the two uncultivated fungi causing skin disease in humans and dolphins, long known as Lacazia loboi8, are now placed as separate species within the genus Paracoccidioides. Early studies using phenotypic or phylogenetic data alone erroneously placed these two…

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Oxford Nanopore Stock: The Internet of Living Things

If you took all the stocks in the world and put them in a single basket, about 58% of that combined market cap would be U.S. stocks. If you want to look that number up, just download a fact sheet for the MSCI ACWI IMI Index. All those cryptic acronyms…

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What is the best QC to do on imputed UK Biobank data?

What is the best QC to do on imputed UK Biobank data? 0 I am receiving imputed data from UK Biobank to conduct a GWAS on. Previously I have carried out GWAS on genotype data, which I have QC’d for missingness per individual and per SNP, sex discrepancy, MAF filter…

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Bacterial endosymbionts protect beneficial soil fungus from nematode attack

A healthy soil nourishes plants and animals, purifies water and air, and promotes sustainable agriculture. Characteristic for highly complex and competitive soil ecosystems are the frequent and direct interactions between all soil-dwelling microorganisms, animals, and plants (1, 2), all of which need to be provided with minerals and carbon sources….

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Transformation of Lactobacillus acidophilus TK8912 by electroporation with pULA105E plasmid

An efficient method for the transformation of Lactobacillus acidophilus TK8912 by electroporation is presented. The plasmid vector pULA105E was constructed by joining a cryptic plasmid, pLA 105, from L. acidophilus TK8912, the Escherichia coli vector pUC19, and the erythromycin resistance gene of the Streptococcus-Escherichia coli shuttle vector pVA838. Plasmid pULA105E…

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Phytochemistry reflects different evolutionary history in traditional classes versus specialized structural motifs

1. Thompson, J. N. & Pellmyr, O. Evolution of oviposition behavior and host preference in Lepidoptera. Annu. Rev. Entomol. 36, 65–89 (1991). Article  Google Scholar  2. Bowers, M. D. Iridoid glycosides and host-plant specificity in larvae of the buckeye butterfly, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 10, 1567–1577 (1984). CAS …

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Genomic skimming and nanopore sequencing uncover cryptic hybridization in one of world’s most threatened primates

Feasibility of genomic skimming on the ONT minION sequencer The term ’genomic skimming’ was first coined by in 2012 by Straub et al. (2012)20 as a way to utilize shallow sequencing of gDNA to obtain relatively deeper coverage of high-copy portions of the genome, including mitogenomes. In combining genomic skimming…

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Biohackers Season 3 Release Date to be Announced by September 2021

Biohackers is a German decent techno-thriller Netflix original series created by Christian Ditter. The main cast includes Luna Wedler, Jessica Schwarz and BennoFürmann. The first two seasons have six episodes of 35-45 minutes each and have made an image imposing with authenticity. It has 6.8/10 as an IMDb rating. The…

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