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  1. The disability rate associated with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) ranks high among inflammatory joint diseases. However, the cause and potential molecular events are as yet not clear. Here, we aimed to identify di...

    Authors: Yanzhi Ge, Li Zhou, Zuxiang Chen, Yingying Mao, Ting Li, Peijian Tong and Letian Shan
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:5
  2. Preterm infants are a special population that vulnerable to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection and the lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) caused by RSV could be severe and even life-threating....

    Authors: Junyan Gao, Xueping Zhu, Mingfu Wu, Lijun Jiang, Fudong Wang and Shan He
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:3
  3. Immunotherapy, especially anti-PD-1, is becoming a pillar of modern muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) treatment. However, the objective response rates (ORR) are relatively low due to the lack of precise bi...

    Authors: Zihao Chen, Guojun Liu, Guoqing Liu, Mikhail A. Bolkov, Khyber Shinwari, Irina A. Tuzankina, Valery A. Chereshnev and Zhifeng Wang
    Citation: Hereditas 2021 158:1
  4. The Mendelian Society of Lund launched Hereditas in 1920. The purpose of this article is to give an overview of Hereditas’s hundred-year existence, focusing on the conditions for a learned society to publish a sc...

    Authors: Anna Tunlid, Ulf Kristoffersson and Fredrik Åström
    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:50

    The Correction to this article has been published in Hereditas 2021 158:8

  5. East Asia constitutes one-fifth of the global population and exhibits substantial genetic diversity. However, genetic investigations on populations in this region have been largely under-represented compared w...

    Authors: Ziqing Pan and Shuhua Xu
    Citation: Hereditas 2020 157:49
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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

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