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  1. Content type: Research

    Short-culm mutants have been widely used in breeding programs to increase lodging resistance. In barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), several hundreds of short-culm mutants have been isolated over the years. The objectiv...

    Authors: Ilka Braumann, Christoph Dockter, Sebastian Beier, Axel Himmelbach, Finn Lok, Udda Lundqvist, Birgitte Skadhauge, Nils Stein, Shakhira Zakhrabekova, Ruonan Zhou and Mats Hansson

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:10

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  2. Content type: Review

    The diagnosis of schizophrenia is currently based on the symptoms and bodily signs rather than on the pathological and physiological markers of the patient. In the search for new molecular targeted therapy med...

    Authors: Kuanjun He, Chuang Guo, Lin He and Yongyong Shi

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:9

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    Interspecific hybrid bermudagrass [Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. x C. transvaalensis Burtt-Davy] is one of the most widely used grasses on golf courses, with cultivars derived from ‘Tifgreen’ or ‘Tifdwarf’ particul...

    Authors: Eric H. Reasor, James T. Brosnan, Margaret E. Staton, Thomas Lane, Robert N. Trigiano, Phillip A. Wadl, Joann A. Conner and Brian M. Schwartz

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:8

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  4. Content type: Review

    The development of human genetics world-wide during the twentieth century, especially across Europe, has occurred against a background of repeated catastrophes, including two world wars and the ideological pro...

    Authors: Peter S. Harper

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:7

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    Oilseed Brassica represents an important group of oilseed crops with a long history of evolution and cultivation. To understand the origin and evolution of Brassica amphidiploids, simple sequence repeat (SSR) ...

    Authors: Ajay Kumar Thakur, Kunwar Harendra Singh, Lal Singh, Joghee Nanjundan, Yasin Jeshima Khan and Dhiraj Singh

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:6

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    Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a common mental disorder with high heritability, and genetic factors play a major role in the pathogenesis. Recent researches indicated that the CACNA1I involved in calcium channels probabl...

    Authors: Wei Xu, Yahui Liu, Jianhua Chen, Qingli Guo, Ke Liu, Zujia Wen, Zhaowei Zhou, Zhijian Song, Juan Zhou, Lin He, Qizhong Yi and Yongyong Shi

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:5

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  7. Content type: Research

    Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most prevalent chronic joint diseases while the precise genetic mechanism remains elusive. In this study, we investigated the gene expression profile in OA by microarray analy...

    Authors: Qing Fan, Zhu Liu, Chao Shen, Hai Li, Jing Ding, Fangchun Jin, Lin Sha and Ziming Zhang

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:4

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  8. Content type: Brief report

    Preaxial polydactyly (PPD) is congenital hand malformation characterized by the duplication of digit. Herein, we scan the genome-wide SNPs for a large Chinese family with PPD-II/III. We employ the refined IBD ...

    Authors: Xingyan Yang, Quankuan Shen, Xierzhatijiang Sulaiman, Hequn Liu, Minsheng Peng and Yaping Zhang

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:2

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  9. Content type: Review

    Skin color is a well-recognized adaptive trait and has been studied extensively in humans. Understanding the genetic basis of adaptation of skin color in various populations has many implications in human evol...

    Authors: Lian Deng and Shuhua Xu

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:1

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  10. Content type: Review

    Wheat is globally one of the most important crops. With the current human population growth rate, there is an increasing need to raise wheat productivity by means of plant breeding, along with development of m...

    Authors: Leonardo A. Crespo-Herrera, Larisa Garkava-Gustavsson and Inger Åhman

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 154:14

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    Chromosome microdissection is one of the most important techniques in molecular cytogenetic research. Cotton (Gossypium Linnaeus, 1753) is the main natural fiber crop in the world. The resistance gene analog (RGA...

    Authors: Xinchuan Cao, Yuling Liu, Zhen Liu, Fang Liu, Yalei Wu, Zhongli Zhou, Xiaoyan Cai, Xingxing Wang, Zhenmei Zhang, Yuhong Wang, Zhimin Luo, Renhai Peng and Kunbo Wang

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 154:13

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    Ongoing molecular processes in a cell could target microsatellites, a kind of repetitive DNA, owing to length variations and motif imperfection. Mutational mechanisms underlying such kind of genetic variations...

    Authors: Muhammad Mahmood Ahmed, Chao Shen, Anam Qadir Khan, Muhammad Atif Wahid, Muhammad Shaban and Zhongxu Lin

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 154:12

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    Phosphoglucose isomerase (PGI, EC is an essential metabolic enzyme in all eukaryotes. An earlier study of the PgiC1 gene, which encodes cytosolic PGI in the grass Festuca ovina L., revealed a marked diff...

    Authors: Yuan Li, Bengt Hansson, Lena Ghatnekar and Honor C. Prentice

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 154:11

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    Kala bhat (Black soybean) is an important legume crop in Uttarakhand state, India, due to its nutritional and medicinal properties. In the current study, the genetic variabilities present in Kala bhat were est...

    Authors: Yegappa Hipparagi, Rakesh Singh, Debjani Roy Choudhury and Veena Gupta

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 154:9

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    With the increasing capacity of present-day next-generation sequencers the field of mitogenomics is rapidly changing. Enrichment of the mitochondrial fraction, is no longer necessary for obtaining mitogenomic ...

    Authors: D. S. J. Groenenberg, J. Harl, E. Duijm and E. Gittenberger

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 154:7

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  16. Content type: Brief report

    A 1q42 deletion is a rare structure variation that commonly harbours various deletion breakpoints along with diversified phenotypes. In our study, we found a de novo 1q42 deletion in a boy who did not have a clef...

    Authors: Jialing He, Yingjun Xie, Shu Kong, Wenjun Qiu, Xiaoman Wang, Ding Wang, Xiaofang Sun and Deming Sun

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 154:6

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  17. Content type: Research

    While orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.) is a well-known perennial forage species, rust diseases cause serious reductions in the yield and quality of orchardgrass; however, genetic mechanisms of rust resistance...

    Authors: Bing Zeng, Haidong Yan, Xinchun Liu, Wenjing Zang, Ailing Zhang, Sifan Zhou, Linkai Huang and Jinping Liu

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 154:5

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    Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a common, complex and severe psychiatric disorder associated with many different genetic and environmental risk factors. Evidence from genetic studies has revealed the role of genome str...

    Authors: Jianmin Yuan, Jianlin Hu, Zhiqiang Li, Fuquan Zhang, Dexiang Zhou and Chunhui Jin

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 154:2

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    Tomatoes provide a significant dietary source of the carotenoids, lycopene and β-carotene. During ripening, carotenoid accumulation determines the fruit colors while chlorophyll degradation. These traits have ...

    Authors: Ranjith Kumar Manoharan, Hee-Jeong Jung, Indeok Hwang, Namhee Jeong, Kang Hee Kho, Mi-Young Chung and Ill-Sup Nou

    Citation: Hereditas 2017 154:1

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    The color of berry skin is an important economic trait for grape and is essentially determined by the components and content of anthocyanins. The fruit color of Chinese wild grapes is generally black, and the ...

    Authors: Lei Sun, Xiucai Fan, Ying Zhang, Jianfu Jiang, Haisheng Sun and Chonghuai Liu

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:17

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    Simple Sequence Repeats or microsatellites are resourceful molecular genetic markers. There are only few reports of SSR identification and development in pineapple. Complete genome sequence of pineapple availa...

    Authors: Sakshi Chaudhary, Bharat Kumar Mishra, Thiruvettai Vivek, Santoshkumar Magadum and Jeshima Khan Yasin

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:16

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  22. Content type: Brief report

    Recent experimental evidence for selection on mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) has prompted the question as to what processes act to maintain within-population variation in mtDNA. Balancing selection though negative ...

    Authors: Göran Arnqvist, Zorana Kurbalija Novičić, José A. Castro and Ahmed Sayadi

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:15

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    Aneuploid ermpglasm is an important resource for genetic studies and identification of individual chromosomes in the cells of the aneuploid is an important step. The karyotype has already been established for ...

    Authors: Weizhen Jiang, Qingling Li, Xiaolu Chen, Yi Ren, Rong Chen, Hong Wu and Yuesheng Yang

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:14

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    Neonatal lesion in the ventral hippocampus (NLVH) is a validated animal model to study schizophrenia from a neurodevelopmental perspective. This animal model is also used to investigate how neonatal lesions ma...

    Authors: Alma Delia Genis-Mendoza, Carlos Alfonso Tovilla-Zárate, Lilia López-Narvaez, Patricia Mendoza-Lorenzo, Patricia Ostrosky-Wegman, Humberto Nicolini, Thelma Beatriz González-Castro and Yazmin Hernández-Diaz

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:13

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  25. Content type: Brief report

    Obtaining dedifferentiated cells (callus) that can regenerate into whole plants is not always feasible for many plant species. Sugar beet is known to be recalcitrant for dedifferentiation and plant regeneratio...

    Authors: Hiroyo Kagami, Kazunori Taguchi, Takumi Arakawa, Yosuke Kuroda, Hideto Tamagake and Tomohiko Kubo

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:12

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  26. Content type: Research

    Prevention of nosocomial transmission of infections is a central responsibility in the healthcare environment, and accurate identification of transmission events presents the first challenge. Phylogenetic anal...

    Authors: Chandler C. Roe, Kimberly S. Horn, Elizabeth M. Driebe, Jolene Bowers, Joel A. Terriquez, Paul Keim and David M. Engelthaler

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:11

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  27. Content type: Research

    Early blight, caused by the fungus Alternaria solani, occurs on potato mainly in the south-eastern part of Sweden, but also in other parts of the country. The aim of this study was to investigate the genetic dive...

    Authors: Firuz Odilbekov, Eva Edin, Larisa Garkava-Gustavsson, Helena Persson Hovmalm and Erland Liljeroth

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:10

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  28. Content type: Research

    Genetic diversity of 19 forage-type and 2 turf-type cultivars of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) was revealed using SSR markers in an attempt to explore the genetic relationships among them, and examine...

    Authors: Kaixin Fu, Zhihui Guo, Xinquan Zhang, Yan Fan, Wendan Wu, Daxu Li, Yan Peng, Linkai Huang, Ming Sun, Shiqie Bai and Xiao Ma

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:9

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  29. Content type: Research

    The Mount Huang eastern honey bees (Apis cerana) are an endemic population, which is well adapted to the local agricultural and ecological environment. In this study, the genetic structure of seven eastern honey ...

    Authors: Fang Liu, Tengfei Shi, Sisi Huang, Linsheng Yu and Shoudong Bi

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:8

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    Timothy (Phleum pratense L.), a cool-season hexaploid perennial, is the most important forage grass species in Nordic countries. Earlier analyses of genetic diversity in a collection of 96 genebank accessions of ...

    Authors: Pirjo Tanhuanpää, Maria Erkkilä, Ruslan Kalendar, Alan Howard Schulman and Outi Manninen

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:5

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  31. Content type: Research

    To evaluate genetic variation, population structure, and the extent of linkage disequilibrium (LD), 134 switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) samples were analyzed with 51 markers, including 16 ISSRs, 20 SCoTs, and 1...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Haidong Yan, Xiaomei Jiang, Xiaoli Wang, Linkai Huang, Bin Xu, Xinquan Zhang and Lexin Zhang

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:4

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  32. Content type: Brief report

    Human obesity is due to a complex interaction among environmental, behavioral, developmental and genetic factors, including the interaction of leptin (LEP) and leptin receptor (LEPR). Several LEPR mutations and p...

    Authors: Martin Edgardo Rojano-Rodriguez, Jose Luis Beristain-Hernandez, Beatriz Zavaleta-Villa, Pablo Maravilla, Mirza Romero-Valdovinos and Angelica Olivo-Diaz

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:2

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    The grasshopper family Lentulidae is endemic to eastern and southern Africa, with its center of diversity situated in South Africa, the highest diversity being found in the Cape Floristic Region, which is one ...

    Authors: Daniela Matenaar, Linda Bröder and Axel Hochkirch

    Citation: Hereditas 2016 153:1

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  34. Content type: Research

    Genetic factors play an important role in the pathogenesis of coronary heart disease (CHD). Kinesin-like protein 6 (KIF6) is a new candidate gene for CHD, since it has been identified as a potential risk facto...

    Authors: David Ruiz-Ramos, Yazmín Hernández-Díaz, Carlos Alfonso Tovilla-Zárate, Isela Juárez-Rojop, María Lilia López-Narváez, Thelma Beatriz González-Castro, Manuel Eduardo Torres-Hernández and Manuel Alfonso Baños-González

    Citation: Hereditas 2015 152:3

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  35. Content type: Research

    The common fig (Ficus carica L.) is a gynodioecious species with two sexual forms: male trees (caprifigs) with male and female flowers and female trees that produce only female flowers that will result in the edi...

    Authors: Awatef Essid, Fateh Aljane, Ali Ferchichi and Jose Ignacio Hormaza

    Citation: Hereditas 2015 152:1

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