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Phylogeography of Asian wild rice, Oryza rufipogon, reveals multiple independent domestications of cultivated rice, Oryza sativa.
Cultivated rice, Oryza sativa L., represents the world's most important staple food crop, feeding more than half of the human population. Despite this essential role in world agriculture, the historyExpand
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Phylogeography of the Qinghai‐Tibetan Plateau endemic Juniperus przewalskii (Cupressaceae) inferred from chloroplast DNA sequence variation
The vegetation of the northeast Qinghai‐Tibetan Plateau is dominated by alpine meadow and desert‐steppe with sparse forests scattered within it. To obtain a better understanding of the phylogeographyExpand
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Spread of hepatitis E virus among different‐aged pigs: two‐year survey in Taiwan
Swine are reservoirs of hepatitis E virus (HEV). In this study, a 2‐year survey of HEV in feces and sera of swine was conducted to determine if: 1) HEV has circulated among pigs for some time inExpand
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Characterization and phylogenetic analysis of a novel hepatitis D virus strain discovered by restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis.
The hepatitis D virus (HDV) genotypes in 46 HDV-infected patients and 12 prostitutes were screened with Xhol restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis of reverse transcription PCRExpand
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Universal primers for amplification and sequencing a noncoding spacer between the atpB and rbcL genes of chloroplast DNA
Universal primers for amplifying and sequencing a noncoding spacer between the atpB and rbcL genes of the chloroplast DNA were constructed from the published sequences of Marchantia (a liverwort),Expand
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Clinical and epidemiological implications of swine hepatitis E virus infection
  • J. Wu, C. Chen, +5 authors S. Lee
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of medical virology
  • 1 February 2000
In nonendemic areas, most patients with acute hepatitis E were infected through traveling to endemic areas. However, some patients did not have a history of foreign travel before infection.Expand
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Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography of Acrossocheilus paradoxus (Cyprinidae) in Taiwan
Nucleotide sequences of 3′ end of the cytochrome b gene, tRNA genes, D‐loop control region, and the 5′ end of the 12S rRNA of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) were used to assess the genetic andExpand
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Phylogeography of plants in Taiwan and the Ryukyu archipelago
Taiwan and Ryukyus constitute an archipelago lying on the western rim of the Pacific Ocean. In contrast to volcanic islands that often arise sequentially, these continental islands emerged almostExpand
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Phylogeography of Varicorhinus barbatulus (Cyprinidae) in Taiwan based on nucleotide variation of mtDNA and allozymes.
The phylogeographical patterns and population genetic structures of Varicorhinus barbatulus in Taiwan were investigated based on genetic diversity of 34 allozyme loci and nucleotide sequences of 3'Expand
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Strong genetic differentiation of the East-Himalayan Megacodon stylophorus (Gentianaceae) detected by Inter-Simple Sequence Repeats (ISSR)
Megacodon stylophorus (Clarke) Smith is a perennial alpine herb endemic to the species-rich eastern Himalayan region. Its populations are locally scattered as isolated patches throughout this region.Expand
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