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Redefining the invertebrate RNA virosphere
Current knowledge of RNA virus biodiversity is both biased and fragmentary, reflecting a focus on culturable or disease-causing agents. Here we profile the transcriptomes of over 220 invertebrate… Expand
The diploid genome sequence of an Asian individual
Here we present the first diploid genome sequence of an Asian individual. The genome was sequenced to 36-fold average coverage using massively parallel sequencing technology. We aligned the short… Expand
Population analysis of large copy number variants and hotspots of human genetic disease.
- A. Itsara, G. Cooper, +11 authors E. Eichler
- Biology, Medicine
- American journal of human genetics
- 13 February 2009
Copy number variants (CNVs) contribute to human genetic and phenotypic diversity. However, the distribution of larger CNVs in the general population remains largely unexplored. We identify large… Expand
Phylogeny-Based Evolutionary, Demographical, and Geographical Dissection of North American Type 2 Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Viruses
ABSTRACT Type 2 (or North American-like) porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) was first recorded in 1987 in the United States and now occurs in most commercial swine industries… Expand
Genomic analysis of the immune gene repertoire of amphioxus reveals extraordinary innate complexity and diversity.
It has been speculated that before vertebrates evolved somatic diversity-based adaptive immunity, the germline-encoded diversity of innate immunity may have been more developed. Amphioxus occupies… Expand
Perception of brassinosteroids by the extracellular domain of the receptor kinase BRI1.
An assay was developed to study plant receptor kinase activation and signaling mechanisms. The extracellular leucine-rich repeat (LRR) and transmembrane domains of the Arabidopsis receptor kinase… Expand
Natural Malaria Infection in Anopheles gambiae Is Regulated by a Single Genomic Control Region
We surveyed an Anopheles gambiae population in a West African malaria transmission zone for naturally occurring genetic loci that control mosquito infection with the human malaria parasite,… Expand
Early millet use in northern China
- X. Yang, Z. Wan, +10 authors Quansheng Ge
- Medicine, Geography
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 21 February 2012
It is generally understood that foxtail millet and broomcorn millet were initially domesticated in Northern China where they eventually became the dominant plant food crops. The rarity of older… Expand
Whole-genome sequencing reveals untapped genetic potential in Africa’s indigenous cereal crop sorghum
Sorghum is a food and feed cereal crop adapted to heat and drought and a staple for 500 million of the world's poorest people. Its small diploid genome and phenotypic diversity make it an ideal C4… Expand
The PMP22 Gene and Its Related Diseases
- J. Li, B. Parker, Colin Martyn, C. Natarajan, J. Guo
- Biology, Medicine
- Molecular Neurobiology
- 1 April 2013
Peripheral myelin protein-22 (PMP22) is primarily expressed in the compact myelin of the peripheral nervous system. Levels of PMP22 have to be tightly regulated since alterations of PMP22 levels by… Expand