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An internet-based bioinformatics toolkit for plant biosecurity diagnosis and surveillance of viruses and viroids
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We present a fully automated viral surveillance and diagnosis web-based bioinformatics toolkit that provides a flexible, user-friendly, robust and scalable interface for the discovery and diagnosis of viral pathogens. Expand
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Nectar concentration affects sugar preferences in two Australian honeyeaters and a lorikeet
1. Understanding avian diet preferences reveals a great deal about the birds' digestive physiology and relationships with food plants, and can make a valuable contribution towards directingExpand
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Grapevine virus I, a putative new vitivirus detected in co-infection with grapevine virus G in New Zealand
A novel virus, with characteristics of viruses classified within the genus Vitivirus, was identified from a sample of Vitis vinifera cv. Chardonnay in New Zealand. The virus was detected with highExpand
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Design of a framework for the deployment of collaborative independent rare disease-centric registries: Gaucher disease registry model
Orphan drug clinical trials often are adversely affected by a lack of high quality treatment efficacy data that can be reliably compared across large patient cohorts derived from multipleExpand
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Sugar Preferences of Avian Nectarivores Are Correlated with Intestinal Sucrase Activity
Nectar-feeding birds generally demonstrate preference for hexose solutions at low sugar concentrations, switching to sucrose/no preference at higher concentrations. Species vary in the concentrationExpand
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Identification of a novel vitivirus from grapevines in New Zealand
We report a sequence of a novel vitivirus from Vitis vinifera obtained using two high-throughput sequencing (HTS) strategies on RNA. The initial discovery from small-RNA sequencing was confirmed byExpand
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The sweet life: diet sugar concentration influences paracellular glucose absorption
Small birds and bats face strong selection pressure to digest food rapidly in order to reduce digesta mass carried during flight. One mechanism is rapid absorption of a high proportion of glucose viaExpand
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De novo assembly of honey bee RNA viral genomes by tapping into the innate insect antiviral response pathway.
Bee pollination is critical for improving productivity of one third of all plants or plant products consumed by humans. The health of honey bees is in decline in many countries worldwide, and RNAExpand
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Design of the Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Australasia Network Registry: Creating Opportunities for Greater International Collaboration
Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) is the most common and serious monogenic disorder of lipoprotein metabolism that leads to premature coronary heart disease. There are over 65,000 people estimatedExpand
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A Web-Based Registry for Familial Hypercholesterolaemia.
Familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) is the most common and serious monogenic disorder of lipoprotein metabolism that leads to premature coronary heart disease. Patients with FH are oftenExpand
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