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The role of ATXR6 expression in modulating genome stability and transposable element repression in Arabidopsis

Significance The plant-specific H3K27me1 methyltransferases ATXR5 and ATXR6 play integral roles connecting epigenetic silencing with genomic stability. However, how H3K27me1 relates to these processes is poorly understood. In this study, we performed a comprehensive transcriptome analysis of tissue- and ploidy-specific expression in a hypomorphic atxr5/6 mutant and revealed that the…

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Systems biology analysis of human genomes points to key pathways conferring spina bifida risk

Significance Genetic investigations of most structural birth defects, including spina bifida (SB), congenital heart disease, and craniofacial anomalies, have been underpowered for genome-wide association studies because of their rarity, genetic heterogeneity, incomplete penetrance, and environmental influences. Our systems biology strategy to investigate SB predisposition controls for population stratification and avoids…

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Large-scale genome-wide study reveals climate adaptive variability in a cosmopolitan pest

Genomic data The foundational resource for this study was a dataset of 40,107,925 nuclear SNPs sequenced from a worldwide sample of 532 DBM individuals collected in 114 different sites based on our previous project15. DNA was extracted from each of the 532 individuals using DNeasy Blood and Tissue Kit (Qiagen,…

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Metagenomics survey of major metabolic network of sunflower microbiota

Abstract The microbial communities inhabiting the root, termed the rhizosphere, are in a symbiotic association with their host. However, the plant-microbe interaction study at its current stage is still an evolving field of science. Though still largely unexplored, the soil consists of a metabolically active microbiome where microorganisms are abundant….

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Complete mitochondrial genome sequencing of Oxycarenus laetus (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) from two geographically distinct regions of India

Genome organization and structure of O. laetus The MiSeq data of BTI and CBE samples of O. laetus was submitted to the NCBI SRA database under the accession numbers SRR11024516 and SRR11024517, respectively. The study was done to understand whether there exists a different species of the genus Oxycarenus similar…

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Transposition and duplication of MADS-domain transcription factor genes in annual and perennial Arabis species modulates flowering

Annual and perennial species occur in many plant families. Annual plants and some perennials are monocarpic (flowering once in their life cycle), characterized by a massive flowering and typically produce many seeds before the whole plant senesces. By contrast, most perennials live for many years, show delayed reproduction, and are…

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Dissemination of Mycobacterium abscessus via global transmission networks

Dataset construction, cluster identification and definition of DCCs Whole genome sequencing of two collections of isolates from Manchester, UK, and the Netherlands was carried out as previously described2. Briefly, DNA was extracted from colony sweeps of subcultured samples before to paired-end sequencing using the Illumina HiSeq platform. These samples were…

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Phylogeographic reconstruction of the marbled crayfish origin

Procambarus fallax collections and PCR genotyping Animals were collected from various wild populations (Table S1) in compliance with state and local regulations (Georgia department of natural resources scientific collection permit 115621108, state of Florida collection permits S-19-10 and S-20-04). DNA was isolated from abdominal muscle tissue using SDS-based extraction and precipitation…

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The sardine run in southeastern Africa is a mass migration into an ecological trap

INTRODUCTION Large-scale annual migrations occur in an extraordinary range of animals, from insects to the great whales. While the driving mechanisms of these migrations are varied and sometimes poorly understood, they often represent a way of optimizing conditions for breeding and adult fitness when these are in conflict. Often, populations…

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Correct way to make multiple comparisons on DESeq2?

I have a project where I have done RNA-seq (paired-end sequencing on Illumina HiSeq) of a worm at different days of development i.e. Ages 0-12. For each age, I have sequenced 3 replicate specimens. I’m new to DESeq2 and I was wondering if what I did below is correct. library(DESeq2)…

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High frequency of an otherwise rare phenotype in a small and isolated tiger population

Significance Small and isolated populations have low genetic variation due to founding bottlenecks and genetic drift. Few empirical studies demonstrate visible phenotypic change associated with drift using genetic data in endangered species. We used genomic analyses of a captive tiger pedigree to identify the genetic basis for a rare trait,…

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Picard CalculateHsMetrics perTargetCoverage for Novaseq bams

Picard CalculateHsMetrics perTargetCoverage for Novaseq bams 0 Hello, I would like to use Picard’s CalculateHsMetrics to calculate per target coverage for Novaseq bam files. It seems that the tool is not able to calculate mean/normalized coverage for Novaseq bams but works well with Hiseq bams. Novaseq bams report quality scores…

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Genomic and phenotypic characteristics for Vibrio vulnificus

Background Fisheries and aquaculture are becoming increasingly intensive to meet recent human consumption, resulting in proliferation of marine pathogens and food security concerns.1,2 Vibrio species, as one of the most dangerous foodborne pathogens, cause vibriosis in human around the world.3 It has been reported that vibriosis resulted in 80,000 illnesses…

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Performance assessment of DNA sequencing platforms in the ABRF Next-Generation Sequencing Study

. 2021 Sep;39(9):1129-1140. doi: 10.1038/s41587-021-01049-5. Epub 2021 Sep 9. Jonathan Foox  1   2 , Scott W Tighe  3 , Charles M Nicolet  4 , Justin M Zook  5 , Marta Byrska-Bishop  6 , Wayne E Clarke  6 , Michael M Khayat  7   8 , Medhat Mahmoud  7   8 , Phoebe K Laaguiby  3 , Zachary T…

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ABRF Study Benchmarks NGS Platforms on Human, Microbial Samples, Provides Peek at Genapsys Data

NEW YORK – The results of a major, core facilities-driven benchmarking study for next-generation sequencing platforms are in, and just about every major player in the field can claim a victory of some sort. The data support longstanding advantages touted by market leader Illumina, while also providing a sneak peak…

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Cancer Mutation Detection Depends on Choices at Each Step of Sequencing, Analysis Pipeline

NEW YORK — An international team of researchers has examined how variations in sequencing approaches can influence the ability to accurately detect cancer mutations, providing guidance for the wider community. The team additionally developed a set of reference samples for benchmarking efforts. Next-generation sequencing approaches are increasingly being adopted to…

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Assistant Research Professor – Genomics and Bioinformatics job with City of Hope

About City of Hope City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope…

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which normalization before differential expression analysis (legacy=TRUE vs. legacy=FALSE)

TCGAbiolinks: which normalization before differential expression analysis (legacy=TRUE vs. legacy=FALSE) 1 Dear All, I am following the TCGAbiolinks tutorial for conducting differential expression analysis on TCGA data (“TCGAanalyze: Analyze data from TCGA” section). I have 2 questions about it. 1) I don’t understand the following: when dealing with legacy=TRUE data…

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Frontiers | DNA Methylation and RNA-Sequencing Analysis Show Epigenetic Function During Grain Filling in Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica L.)

Introduction Gene expression is not only controlled by DNA sequences but also by epigenetic marks in eukaryotes. DNA methylation as one of the important epigenetic modifications has been demonstrated as closely related to gene expression in biological processes, such as transcriptional activity, developmental regulation, and environmental responses (Maunakea et al.,…

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Emergence of the Coexistence of mcr-1, blaNDM-5, and blaCTX-M-55 in Kl

Introduction Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae) is an opportunistic pathogen and the leading cause of healthcare-associated infections.1 Multidrug-resistant (MDR) K. pneumoniae isolates are rapidly spreading, thus limiting the choice of antimicrobial agents for empiric treatment of infections caused by these microorganisms; hence, this is a public health challenge.2 Polymyxins are last-resort…

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Nuclear protein in testis carcinoma

Introduction Nuclear protein in testis (NUT) carcinoma (NC) is defined by the rearrangement of the chromosomal region 15q14 harboring the NUTM1 gene. As a clinically aggressive neoplasm with poor differentiation, NC was previously believed to occur primarily in children and young adolescents. However, with an increasing number of reports, middle-aged…

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