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  1. Bread wheat is one of the most important crops in the world. Its domestication coincides with the beginning of agriculture and since then, it has been constantly under selection by humans. Its breeding has fol...

    Authors: Eduardo Venske, Railson Schreinert dos Santos, Carlos Busanello, Perry Gustafson and Antonio Costa de Oliveira
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:16
  2. Athletic performances are complex traits with heritability of ~66%. Dynamic balance is one of the most important athletic performances, and there has been little studies for it in sports genomics. The candidate P...

    Authors: Yixuan Cao, Qiyue Zhang, Jianhua Chen, Zhiqiang Li, Zhaowei Zhou, Jiawei Shen, Dong Wang, Dun Pan, Zhuo Wang, Dandan Ke, Xiaofei Wang, Dajiang Lu, Ying Zhao, Shulin Cheng and Yongyong Shi
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:15
  3. Grapevine is an important fruit crop grown worldwide, and its cultivars are mostly derived from the European species Vitis vinifera, which has genes for high fruit quality and adaptation to a wide variety of clim...

    Authors: Ying Zhang, Jia-Long Yao, Hu Feng, Jianfu Jiang, Xiucai Fan, Yun-Fei Jia, Ran Wang and Chonghuai Liu
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:14
  4. Berberis consists of approximately 500 species and is the largest genus in Berberidaceae. Most Berberis species lack cytological data, and bicolour fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) has never been perform...

    Authors: Juncheng Liu and Xiaomei Luo
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:13
  5. The tea plant is a crucial economic crop. The floral organ development consumes a large amount of nutrients, which affects the leaf yield. To understand the mechanism by which the tea plant produces sterile fl...

    Authors: Linbo Chen, Hao Qu, Lifei Xia, Yue Liu, Huibing Jiang, Yunnan Sun, Mingzhi Liang and Changjun Jiang
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:12
  6. Cervical cancer is a malignancy that’s common in female with high incidence and mortality worldwide. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) act a pivotal part in human cancer development. Our aim was to investigate the effect of ...

    Authors: Jiqin Xu, Hongyun Wang, Huiyan Wang, Qing Chen, Li Zhang, Chao Song, Qianqian Zhou and Ying Hong
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:11
  7. Influenza A virus (IAV) belongs to the Orthomyxoviridae family. IAV causes a highly contagious respiratory disease in humans that exacts severe economic losses globally. The virus uses strategies developed to exp...

    Authors: Ying Cao, Kun Zhang, Lirong Liu, Wei Li, Bin Zhu, Shuang Zhang, Ping Xu, Wenjun Liu and Jing Li
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:10
  8. Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.) is a characteristic crop in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau which has rapidly developed and gained socioeconomic importance in recent years. Fructans are abundant in tubers...

    Authors: Shipeng Yang, Xuemei Sun, Xiaoting Jiang, Lihui Wang, Jie Tian, Li Li, Mengliang Zhao and Qiwen Zhong
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:9
  9. Understanding genetic diversity of wild plant germplasm and the relationships between ecogeographic and genetic characteristics may provide insights for better utilizing and conserving genetic resources. Elymus t...

    Authors: Wen-Dan Wu, Wen-Hui Liu, Ming Sun, Ji-Qiong Zhou, Wei Liu, Cheng-Lin Zhang, Xing-Quan Zhang, Yan Peng, Lin-Kai Huang and Xiao Ma
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:8
  10. To determine if the rs7079 polymorphism located in the 3′ UTR of the angiotensinogen gene (AGT) altered AGT gene expression and the risk of lead poisoning. A case-control study and luciferase reporter gene assay ...

    Authors: Yu Wu, Miaomiao Wang, Jinlong Zhang, Na Sun and Chunping Li
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:6
  11. Serum uric acid (SUA), hyperuricemia (HUA) and gout are complex traits with relatively high heritability. This study aims to identify whether a candidate gene, SLC28A2, exerts susceptibility for SUA fluctuation a...

    Authors: Zhaowei Zhou, Zhiqiang Li, Can Wang, Xinde Li, Xiaoyu Cheng, Changgui Li and Yongyong Shi
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:4
  12. ΦC31 integrase, a site-specific recombinase, can efficiently target attB-bearing transgenes to endogenous pseudo attP sites within mammalian genomes. The sequence features of endogenous binding sites will help...

    Authors: Lijuan Qu, Lei Wang, Xueyuan Zhu, Yan Zhang, Qiang Ou, Aying Ma, Fengying Sheng, Xiaoqing Wei, Yue Dai, Guoting Li and Shuwu Xie
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:3
  13. The Suwan population is a well-known maize germplasm that has greatly contributed to the development of maize breeding in tropical and subtropical regions, especially in southern China. Inbred lines derived fr...

    Authors: Xun Wu, Angui Wang, Xiangyang Guo, Pengfei Liu, Yunfang Zhu, Xiushi Li and Zehui Chen
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:2
  14. Prevalence of hypertension (HTN) varies substantially across different populations. HTN is not only common – affecting at least one third of the world’s adult population – but is also the most important driver...

    Authors: Boon-Peng Hoh, Thuhairah Abdul Rahman and Khalid Yusoff
    Citation: Hereditas 2019 156:1
  15. Colored hulless barley are more suitable in food processing compared to normal (yellow) varieties because it is rich in bioactive compounds and produces higher extraction pearling fractions. Therefore, seed co...

    Authors: Xiaohua Yao, Kunlun Wu, Youhua Yao, Yixiong Bai, Jingxiu Ye and Dezhao Chi
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:37
  16. To develop a brackish water flea as a promising model for marine monitoring, Diaphanosoma celebensis were exposed to two pollutants, cadmium (Cd) and benzo[a]pyrene (BaP), which have different chemical characteri...

    Authors: Bo-Mi Kim, Seunghyun Kang, Ryeo-Ok Kim, Jee-Hyun Jung, Kyun-Woo Lee, Jae-Sung Rhee and Young-Mi Lee
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:36
  17. Bletilla striata is a well-known traditional Chinese herb with varieties of functions. In China, the natural resources of Bletilla striata have been severely damaged because of the excessive exploitation and dest...

    Authors: Yan Guo, Lina Zhai, Hao Long, Nipi Chen, Chengxian Gao, Zhishan Ding and Bo Jin
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:35
  18. For a proportion of individuals judged clinically to have a recessive Mendelian disease, only one heterozygous pathogenic variant can be found from clinical whole exome sequencing (WES), posing a challenge to ...

    Authors: Hefan Miao, Jiapeng Zhou, Qi Yang, Fan Liang, Depeng Wang, Na Ma, Bodi Gao, Juan Du, Ge Lin, Kai Wang and Qianjun Zhang
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:32
  19. This complex environmental heterogeneity coupled with the long-standing history offers scenario suitable for and favoring the evolution and existence of variation of morphological traits.

    Authors: Jingxue Zhang, Miaoli Wang, Zhipeng Guo, Yongzhuo Guan, Yuxia Guo and Xuebing Yan
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:31
  20. The striped field mouse, Apodemus agrarius, is the most common mammal in Korea. Although microsatellite loci for the species have been identified from populations in southwestern China, amplification of those mar...

    Authors: Han-Na Kim, Han-Ul Kim, Yeong-Seok Jo and Jongwoo Jung
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:30
  21. Brassica oleracea, B. rapa and B. napus encompass many economically important vegetable and oil crops; such as cabbage, broccoli, canola and Chinese cabbage. The genome sequencing of these species allows for gene...

    Authors: Susan D. Lawrence and Nicole G. Novak
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:29
  22. In this commentary, I will review the latest findings on the Bicoid (Bcd) morphogen in Drosophila, a paradigm for gradient formation taught to biology students for more than two decades. “Seeing is believing” als...

    Authors: Stefan Baumgartner
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:28
  23. DNA damage generally results in the activation of ATM/ATR kinases and the downstream checkpoint kinases Chk1/Chk2. In Drosophila melanogaster, the ATR homologue meiotic 41 (mei-41) is pivotal to DNA damage repair...

    Authors: Fabienne E. Bayer, Mirjam Zimmermann, Anette Preiss and Anja C. Nagel
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:27
  24. Red-skinned pears are attractive to consumers because of their aesthetic appeal and the antioxidant-associated health benefits provided by the anthocyanins in their red skin. In China, the ‘Red Zaosu’ (RZS) re...

    Authors: Huabai Xue, Suke Wang, Jia-Long Yao, Xiaoli Zhang, Jian Yang, Long Wang, Yanli Su, Lei Chen, Huirong Zhang and Xiugen Li
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:25
  25. Capillary malformation-arteriovenous malformation (CM-AVM) is a clinical entity newly identified in 2003 that is caused by mutation of the RASA-1 gene, which encodes the protein p120-RasGAP. To date, most of t...

    Authors: Ren Cai, Fatao Liu, Chen Hua, Zhang Yu, Michele Ramien, Claudia Malic, Wenxin Yu, Xiaolin Zhang, Yun Liu, Yunbo Jin, Xun Hu and Xiaoxi Lin
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:24
  26. Clematis is the biggest genus in the family Ranunculaceae with about 300 species. Clematis is also a globally important commercial group of flowers, especially in the United States and European countries. Their p...

    Authors: Zhigao Liu, Weili Shao, Yamei Shen, Mengcheng Ji, Wenchao Chen, Ying Ye and Yongbao Shen
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:23
  27. Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor, L. Moench) production in many agro-ecologies is constrained by a variety of stresses, including high levels of aluminium (Al) commonly found in acid soils. Therefore, for such soils, gro...

    Authors: Emily Jepkosgei Too, Augustino Osoro Onkware, Beatrice Ang’iyo Were, Samuel Gudu, Anders Carlsson and Mulatu Geleta
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:20
  28. To search the evidence of molecular evolution mechanism for aquatic and cave habitat in Andrias davidianus, the evolution analysis was carried out among several species transcriptome data. The transcriptome data ...

    Authors: Qiaomu Hu, Quanhe Wang, Yan Meng, Haifeng Tian and Hanbing Xiao
    Citation: Hereditas 2018 155:18
  29. Genealogy and molecular genetic studies of a Swedish river valley population resulted in a large pedigree, showing that the hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) HFE/p.C282Y mutation is inherited with other recessive d...

    Authors: K. Sigvard Olsson, Olof Wålinder, Ulf Jansson, Maria Wilbe, Marie-Louise Bondeson, Eva-Lena Stattin, Ruma Raha-Chowdhury and Roger Williams
    Citation: Hereditas 2017 154:16
  30. The C-repeat-binding factors/DRE-binding factors (CBF/DREBs) comprise a key transcription factor family involved in plant stress tolerance. Yet, there is limited information about switchgrass DREB genes and th...

    Authors: Wuwu Wen, Zheni Xie, Guohui Yu, Chengliang Zhao, Jing Zhang, Linkai Huang, Bin Xu and Bingru Huang
    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:15
  31. The almond tree (Prunus amygdalus Batsch) is an important nut tree grown in subtropical regions that produces nutrient-rich nuts. However, a paucity of genomic information and DNA markers has restricted the devel...

    Authors: Linsen Zhang, Xiaoni Yang, Xiangning Qi, Chunhui Guo and Zhaobin Jing
    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:14
  32. Studies on the molecular genetics of horse skin pigmentation have typically focused on very few genes and proteins. In this study, we used Illumina sequencing to determine the global gene expression profiles i...

    Authors: Bei Li, Xiaolong He, Yiping Zhao, Dongyi Bai, Wunierfu Shiraigo, Qinan Zhao and Dugarjaviin Manglai
    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:13
  33. micro RNAs (miRNAs) are important regulators of many biological pathways. A plethora of steps are required to form, from a precursor, the mature miRNA that eventually acts on its target RNA to repress its expr...

    Authors: Casimiro Castillejo-López, Xiaoli Cai, Khalid Fahmy and Stefan Baumgartner
    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:12
  34. Pear (Pyrus spp.) is a popular fruit that is commercially cultivated in most temperate regions. In fruits, sugar metabolism and accumulation are important factors for fruit organoleptic quality. Post-harvest ripe...

    Authors: Long Wang, Yun Chen, Suke Wang, Huabai Xue, Yanli Su, Jian Yang and Xiugen Li
    Citation: Hereditas 2017 155:11
  35. 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
  36. 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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