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  1. The founders of Hereditas envisioned that race biology would be a major subject that had social applications with utmost importance in the near future. Anthropometrics was in this context understood to be the ...

    Authors: Anssi Saura

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:48

    Content type: Review

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  2. Mutations in HARS2 are one of the genetic causes of Perrault syndrome, characterized by sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and ovarian dysfunction. Here, we identified two novel putative pathogenic variants of HAR...

    Authors: Jing Yu, Wei Jiang, Li Cao, Xiaoxue Na and Jiyun Yang

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:47

    Content type: Brief report

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  3. This is the Editorial for a series of articles illuminating the history and success story of Hereditas, one of the oldest journals in the area of genetics. For this reason, we invite you to read this special s...

    Authors: Yongyong Shi and Stefan Baumgartner

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:45

    Content type: Editorial

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  4. The Reelin (RELN) gene encodes the protein reelin, which is a large extracellular matrix glycoprotein that plays a key role in brain development. Additionally, this protein may be involved in memory formation, ne...

    Authors: Jiajun Yin, Yana Lu, Shui Yu, Zhanzhan Dai, Fuquan Zhang and Jianmin Yuan

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:43

    Content type: Research

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  5. Cervical cancer (CC) is the third most common gynecological malignancy around the world. Cisplatin is an effective drug, but cisplatin resistance is a vital factor limiting the clinical usage of cisplatin. Enh...

    Authors: Xiaoling Wu, Youwen Zhong, Qing Chen, Xin Zhang and Hua Zhang

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:41

    Content type: Research

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  6. Avocado is an important cash crop in Tanzania, however its genetic diversity is not thoroughly investigated. This study was undertaken to explore the genetic diversity of avocado in the southern highlands usin...

    Authors: Ibrahim Juma, Mulatu Geleta, Agnes Nyomora, Ganapathi Varma Saripella, Helena Persson Hovmalm, Anders S. Carlsson, Moneim Fatih and Rodomiro Ortiz

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:40

    Content type: Research

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  7. The growth process of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) includes vegetative growth and reproductive growth. The reproductive growth period is relatively long (approximately 1.5 years), during which a large number...

    Authors: Yufei Liu, Dandan Pang, Yiping Tian, Youyong Li, Huibing Jiang, Yunnan Sun, Lifei Xia and Linbo Chen

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:39

    Content type: Research

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  8. Protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) is a serine/threonine phosphatase that serves as a key regulator of cellular physiology in the context of apoptosis, mitosis, and DNA damage responses. Canonically, PP2A functions...

    Authors: Xiao Lei, Na Ma, Lehui Du, Yanjie Liang, Pei Zhang, Yanan Han and Baolin Qu

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:36

    Content type: Review

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  9. Congenital melanocytic nevus (CMN) represent a benign proliferative skin disease in the epidermis and dermis. CMN are historically known to be associated with activating NRAS or BRAF mutations. Melanoma freque...

    Authors: Yun Zou, Yi Sun, Xiaojing Zeng, Yun Liu, Qingqing Cen, Hao Gu, Xiaoxi Lin, Ren Cai and Hui Chen

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:35

    Content type: Brief report

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  10. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the major type of lung cancer with high morbidity and poor prognosis. Erlotinib, an inhibitor of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), has been clinically applied for N...

    Authors: Huyue Zhou, Qiumei Xiang, Changpeng Hu, Jing Zhang, Qian Zhang and Rong Zhang

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:32

    Content type: Research

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  11. Genetic diathesis of suicide is supported by family and twin studies. Few candidate gene pathways are known, but does not explain fully the complexity of suicide genetic risk. Recent investigations opting for ...

    Authors: Gaurav Gupta, Ravi Deval, Anshuman Mishra, Shashank Upadhyay, Piyoosh Kumar Singh and V. R. Rao

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:31

    Content type: Brief report

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  12. The aim of this study was to identify the candidate biomarkers and pathways associated with psoriasis. GSE13355 and GSE14905 were extracted from the Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) database. Then the differentia...

    Authors: Yongqi Luo, Yangyang Luo, Jing Chang, Zhenghui Xiao and Bin Zhou

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:30

    Content type: Research

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  13. Capillary malformation-arteriovenous malformations (CM-AVMs) caused by a RASA-1 or EPHB4 mutation are characterized as hereditary sporadic or multifocal capillary malformations (CMs), associated with potential...

    Authors: Qingqing Cen, Yi Sun, Xiaojing Zeng, Yun Liu, Fatao Liu, Hui Chen, Xiaoxi Lin and Ren Cai

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:27

    Content type: Brief report

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  14. Sika deer is one of the most popular and valued animals in China. However, few studies have been conducted on the microsatellite of Sika deer, which has hampered the progress of genetic selection breeding. To ...

    Authors: Boyin Jia, Guiwu Wang, Junjun Zheng, Wanyun Yang, Shuzhuo Chang, Jiali Zhang, Yuan Liu, Qining Li, Chenxia Ge, Guang Chen, Dongdong Liu and Fuhe Yang

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:24

    Content type: Research

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  15. WAGR 11p13 deletion syndrome is associated with abnormalities including (W) ilms tumor, (A) niridia, (G) enitourinary abnormalities, and growth and mental (R) etardation (WAGR). Potocki–Schaffer syndrome is a ...

    Authors: Yan Meng, Jun Yang, Chan Tian and Jie Qiao

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:23

    Content type: Brief report

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  16. Non-invasive diagnostic markers are of great importance for early screening nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play significant roles in many metabolic disease, including NAFLD. There...

    Authors: Yicen Zong, Jing Yan, Li Jin, Bo Xu, Zhen He, Rong Zhang, Cheng Hu and Weiping Jia

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:22

    Content type: Research

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  17. Congenital melanocytic nevus (CMN) is a benign proliferative skin disease in the epidermis and dermis. Large to giant CMNs are estimated to be associated with an increased lifetime risk of malignancy. It is ne...

    Authors: Yi Sun, Yun Zou, Lizhen Wang, Hao Gu, Qingqing Cen, Hui Chen, Xiaoxi Lin and Ren Cai

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:21

    Content type: Brief report

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  18. Orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.) is a popular cool-season perennial grass with a high production value, and orchardgrass seed is the fourth top-selling forage grass seed in the world. However, its yield and q...

    Authors: Dandan Qiao, Yajie Zhang, Xuemei Xiong, Mingyang Li, Kai Cai, Hui Luo and Bing Zeng

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:20

    Content type: Research

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  19. Hongyingzi is a sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) cultivar for brewing Moutai liquor. For an overall understanding of the whole genome of Hongyingzi, we performed whole-genome resequencing technology to reveal ...

    Authors: Lingbo Zhou, Can Wang, Xu Gao, Yanqing Ding, Bin Cheng, Guobing Zhang, Ning Cao, Yan Xu, Mingbo Shao and Liyi Zhang

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:19

    Content type: Research

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  20. This study aimed to explore the biological activities of miR-330-3p in dextan sulphate sodium (DSS)-induced ulcerative colitis and apoptosis and the direct target of miR-330-3p in this process. HT-29 cells and...

    Authors: Qifeng Chen, Xiaoming Fang, Ning Yao, Fang Wu, Biao Xu and Zhengguang Chen

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:18

    Content type: Research

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  21. R is a multi-platform statistical software and an object oriented programming language. The package archive network for R provides CRAN repository that features over 15,000 free open source packages, at the ti...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Nilforooshan and Luis Antonio Saavedra-Jiménez

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:17

    Content type: Software

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  22. Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus) is a fructan-accumulating plant, and an industrial source of raw material for fructan production, but the crucial enzymes involved in fructan biosynthesis remain poorly ...

    Authors: Xuemei Sun, Yuan Zong, Shipeng Yang, Lihui Wang, Jieming Gao, Ying Wang, Baolong Liu and Huaigang Zhang

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:14

    Content type: Research

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  23. Acute mountain sickness has become a heavily researched topic in recent years. However, the genetic mechanism and effects have not been elucidated. Our goal is to construct a gene co-expression network to iden...

    Authors: Yue Chang, Jiange He, Jiqiang Tang, Kai Chen, Zhenguo Wang, Qun Xia and Hai Li

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:13

    Content type: Brief report

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  24. Inflammation is one of the factors associated with prostate cancer. The cytokine tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) plays an important role in inflammation. Several studies have focused on the association bet...

    Authors: Lei Yin, Chuang Yue, Hongwei Jing, Hongyuan Yu, Li Zuo and Tao Liu

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:11

    Content type: Research

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  25. Seven in absentia homolog 1 (SIAH1) is an E3 ubiquitin ligase containing a RING-finger domain and a key regulator of normal development. Skin and hair follicle development is a complex and special process of morp...

    Authors: Tong Zhou, Yang Chen, Bohao Zhao, Shuaishuai Hu, Jiali Li, Ming Liu, Shuang Liang, Zhiyuan Bao and Xinsheng Wu

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:10

    Content type: Research

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  26. Saline-alkaline stress is a major abiotic stress that is harmful to plant growth worldwide. Two peach cultivars (GF677 and Maotao) display distinct phenotypes under saline-alkaline stress. The molecular mechan...

    Authors: Shuxia Sun, Haiyan Song, Jing Li, Dong Chen, Meiyan Tu, Guoliang Jiang, Guoqing Yu and Zhiqin Zhou

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:9

    Content type: Research

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  27. Short tandem repeats (STRs) are important polymorphism makers for human identification and kinship analyses in forensic science. With the continuous development of massively parallel sequencing (MPS), more lab...

    Authors: Dong Wang, Ruiyang Tao, Zhiqiang Li, Dun Pan, Zhuo Wang, Chengtao Li and Yongyong Shi

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:8

    Content type: Research

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  28. Geographical variation in morphological traits may reflect evolutionary patterns of morphological adaptability along environmental gradients. Comprehensive information on longitudinal patterns of morphological...

    Authors: Miaoli Wang, Jingxue Zhang, Zhipeng Guo, Yongzhuo Guan, Gen Qu, Jianyu Liu, Yuxia Guo and Xuebing Yan

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:4

    Content type: Research

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  29. Genetic background affects serum urate concentration and gout risk, especially regarding these variants in the urate-transporter gene ABCG2. However, the role of epistasis between PKD2 and ABCG2 on the pathogenes...

    Authors: Zheng Dong, Jingru Zhou, Shuai Jiang, Yuan Li, Dongbao Zhao, Chengde Yang, Yanyun Ma, Hongjun He, Hengdong Ji, Li Jin, Hejian Zou and Jiucun Wang

    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:2

    Content type: Research

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  30. Breast cancer is a one of the malignant carcinomas partially caused by genetic risk factors. Germline BRCA1 gene mutations are reportedly associated with breast cancers. Identification of BRCA1 mutations greatly ...

    Authors: Yu Wu, Huanhuan Zhang, Xiaoling Weng, Honglian Wang, Qinghua Zhou, Ying Wu, Yi Shen and Zhen Hu

    Citation: Hereditas 2019 157:1

    Content type: Research

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  31. To investigate the clinical and genetic characteristics of neonatal Crohn’s disease (CD), improve recognition of neonatal CD, and reduce the number of patients that are missed or misdiagnosed.

    Authors: Hongyan Lv, Baojun Qiao, Liyuan Fang, Lihong Yang, Qiuli Wang, Sujing Wu, Pengshun Ren and Lianxiang Li

    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:38

    Content type: Brief report

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  32. Heading time is an important trait for regional and seasonal adaptabilities in rice, and is controlled by genetic factors in relation with environmental factors, mainly day length and temperature. The followin...

    Authors: Birendra Bahadur Rana, Misa Kamimukai, Mukunda Bhattarai, Yohei Koide and Masayuki Murai

    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:36

    Content type: Research

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