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  1. Content type: Research article

    The merging of genomes in inter-specific hybrids can result in novel phenotypes, including increased growth rate and biomass yield, a phenomenon known as heterosis. Heterosis is typically viewed as the opposit...

    Authors: Rebecca H. Herbst, Dana Bar-Zvi, Sharon Reikhav, Ilya Soifer, Michal Breker, Ghil Jona, Eyal Shimoni, Maya Schuldiner, Avraham A. Levy and Naama Barkai

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:38

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    Plant-pathogenic oomycetes are responsible for economically important losses in crops worldwide. Phytophthora palmivora, a tropical relative of the potato late blight pathogen, causes rotting diseases in many tro...

    Authors: Edouard Evangelisti, Anna Gogleva, Thomas Hainaux, Mehdi Doumane, Frej Tulin, Clément Quan, Temur Yunusov, Kévin Floch and Sebastian Schornack

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:39

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  3. Content type: Comment

    Biological systems integrate multiscale processes and networks and are, therefore, viewed as difficult to dissect. However, because of the clear-cut separation between the software code (the information encode...

    Authors: Sophien Kamoun

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:37

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Trimeric intracellular cation (TRIC) channels are crucial for Ca2+ handling in eukaryotes and are involved in K+ uptake in prokaryotes. Recent studies on the representative members of eukaryotic and prokaryotic T...

    Authors: Xiaomin Ou, Jianli Guo, Longfei Wang, Hanting Yang, Xiuying Liu, Jianyuan Sun and Zhenfeng Liu

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:31

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Exercise exerts remarkably powerful effects on metabolism and health, with anti-disease and anti-aging outcomes. Pharmacological manipulation of exercise benefit circuits might improve the health of the sedent...

    Authors: Ricardo Laranjeiro, Girish Harinath, Daniel Burke, Bart P. Braeckman and Monica Driscoll

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:30

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  6. Content type: Methodology article

    Animals exhibit astonishingly complex behaviors. Studying the subtle features of these behaviors requires quantitative, high-throughput, and accurate systems that can cope with the often rich perplexing data.

    Authors: Eyal Itskovits, Amir Levine, Ehud Cohen and Alon Zaslaver

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:29

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Most agronomic traits in rice are complex and polygenic. The identification of quantitative trait loci (QTL) for grain length is an important objective of rice genetic research and breeding programs.

    Authors: Jianping Yu, Haiyan Xiong, Xiaoyang Zhu, Hongliang Zhang, Huihui Li, Jinli Miao, Wensheng Wang, Zuoshun Tang, Zhanying Zhang, Guoxin Yao, Qiang Zhang, Yinghua Pan, Xin Wang, M. A. R. Rashid, Jinjie Li, Yongming Gao…

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:28

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Mitochondria of opisthokonts undergo permanent fission and fusion throughout the cell cycle. Here, we investigated the dynamics of the mitosomes, the simplest forms of mitochondria, in the anaerobic protist pa...

    Authors: Luboš Voleman, Vladimíra Najdrová, Ásgeir Ástvaldsson, Pavla Tůmová, Elin Einarsson, Zdeněk Švindrych, Guy M. Hagen, Jan Tachezy, Staffan G. Svärd and Pavel Doležal

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:27

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  9. Content type: Methodology article

    Contamination is a well-known but often neglected problem in molecular biology. Here, we investigated the prevalence of cross-contamination among 446 samples from 116 distinct species of animals, which were pr...

    Authors: Marion Ballenghien, Nicolas Faivre and Nicolas Galtier

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:25

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The fate of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) has been inferred indirectly from the activity of ER-localized thiol oxidases and peroxiredoxins, in vitro, and the consequences of their gen...

    Authors: Eduardo Pinho Melo, Carlos Lopes, Peter Gollwitzer, Stephan Lortz, Sigurd Lenzen, Ilir Mehmeti, Clemens F. Kaminski, David Ron and Edward Avezov

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:24

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  11. Content type: Question and Answer

    Salicylic acid (SA) is an important plant hormone that regulates many aspects of plant growth and development, as well as resistance to (a)biotic stress. Efforts to identify SA effector proteins have revealed ...

    Authors: D’Maris Amick Dempsey and Daniel F. Klessig

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:23

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  12. Content type: Methodology article

    In addition to messenger RNA (mRNA), noncoding RNAs (ncRNAs) are essential components in cellular machineries for translation and splicing. Besides their housekeeping functions, ncRNAs are involved in cell typ...

    Authors: Yi-Hsuan Lee, Ya-Wen Hsueh, Yao-Hung Peng, Kung-Chao Chang, Kuen-Jer Tsai, H. Sunny Sun, Ih-Jen Su and Po-Min Chiang

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:22

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Defining the transcriptome and the genetic pathways of pancreatic cells is of great interest for elucidating the molecular attributes of pancreas disorders such as diabetes and cancer. As the function of the d...

    Authors: Estefania Tarifeño-Saldivia, Arnaud Lavergne, Alice Bernard, Keerthana Padamata, David Bergemann, Marianne L. Voz, Isabelle Manfroid and Bernard Peers

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:21

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Plants are exposed to diverse pathogens and pests, yet most plants are resistant to most plant pathogens. Non-host resistance describes the ability of all members of a plant species to successfully prevent col...

    Authors: David C. Prince, Ghanasyam Rallapalli, Deyang Xu, Henk-jan Schoonbeek, Volkan Çevik, Shuta Asai, Eric Kemen, Neftaly Cruz-Mireles, Ariane Kemen, Khaoula Belhaj, Sebastian Schornack, Sophien Kamoun, Eric B. Holub, Barbara A. Halkier and Jonathan D. G. Jones

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:20

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Understanding the patterns of biodiversity distribution and what influences them is a fundamental pre-requisite for effective conservation and sustainable utilisation of biodiversity. Such knowledge is increas...

    Authors: Marc S. M. Sosef, Gilles Dauby, Anne Blach-Overgaard, Xander van der Burgt, Luís Catarino, Theo Damen, Vincent Deblauwe, Steven Dessein, John Dransfield, Vincent Droissart, Maria Cristina Duarte, Henry Engledow, Geoffrey Fadeur, Rui Figueira, Roy E. Gereau, Olivier J. Hardy…

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:15

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Growth/differentiation factor 8 (GDF8) and GDF11 are two highly similar members of the transforming growth factor β (TGFβ) family. While GDF8 has been recognized as a negative regulator of muscle growth and di...

    Authors: Ryan G. Walker, Magdalena Czepnik, Erich J. Goebel, Jason C. McCoy, Ana Vujic, Miook Cho, Juhyun Oh, Senem Aykul, Kelly L. Walton, Gauthier Schang, Daniel J. Bernard, Andrew P. Hinck, Craig A. Harrison, Erik Martinez-Hackert, Amy J. Wagers, Richard T. Lee…

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:19

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The mosquito Aedes aegypti is the main vector of dengue, Zika, chikungunya and yellow fever viruses. This major disease vector is thought to have arisen when the African subspecies Ae. aegypti formosus evolved fr...

    Authors: Jacob E. Crawford, Joel M. Alves, William J. Palmer, Jonathan P. Day, Massamba Sylla, Ranjan Ramasamy, Sinnathamby N. Surendran, William C. Black IV, Arnab Pain and Francis M. Jiggins

    Citation: BMC Biology 2017 15:16

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