Browsing Research Articles (Genetics) by Type "Article"

Browsing Research Articles (Genetics) by Type "Article"

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  • Hinchcliffe, Graham; Bollard-Breen, Barbara; Cowan, Don A.; Doshi, Ashray; Gillman, Len N.; Maggs-Kolling, Gillian; De Los Rios, Asuncion; Pointing, Stephen B. (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2017-10-27)
    The hyper-arid central region of the Namib Desert is characterized by quartz desert pavement terrain that is devoid of vascular plant covers. In this extreme habitat the only discernible surface covers are epilithic lichens ...
  • Coetzee, Vinet; Faerber, Stella J.; Greeff, Jaco M. (Jacobus Maree); Lefevre, Carmen E.; Re, Daniel E.; Perrett, David Ian; Yovel, Galit (Public Library of Science, 2012-10-29)
    Little is known about mate choice preferences outside Western, educated, industrialised, rich and democratic societies, even though these Western populations may be particularly unrepresentative of human populations. To ...
  • Phoma, Sandra; Vikram, Surendra; Jansson, Janet K.; Ansorge, Isabelle J.; Cowan, Don A.; Van de Peer, Yves; Makhalanyane, Thulani P. (Nature Publising Group, 2018-07-12)
    Understanding the impact of oceanographic features on marine microbial ecosystems remains a major ecological endeavour. Here we assess microbial diversity, community structure and functional capacity along the Agulhas ...
  • Erasmus, J.C. (Johannes Christoff); Klingenberg, Anton; Greeff, Jaco M. (Jacobus Maree) (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-07)
    The Afrikaner population was founded mainly by European immigrants that arrived in South Africa from 1652. However, female slaves from Asia and Africa and local KhoeSan women may have contributed as much as 7% to this ...
  • Vanneste, Kevin; Baele, Guy; Maere, Steven; Van de Peer, Yves (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2014-08)
    Ancient whole-genome duplications (WGDs), also referred to as paleopolyploidizations, have been reported in most evolutionary lineages. Their attributed role remains a major topic of discussion, ranging from an evolutionary ...
  • Jansen van Rensberg, Alexandra; Bloomer, Paulette; Ryan, Peter G.; Hansson, Bengt (BioMed Central, 2012-08-15)
    BACKGROUND: The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) is an important component of the vertebrate immune system and is frequently used to characterise adaptive variation in wild populations due to its co-evolution ...
  • Rifkin, R.F. (Riaan); Potgieter, Marnie; Ramond, Jean-Baptiste; Cowan, Don A. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2017-12)
    The recent discovery that malignant neoplastic lesions date back nearly 2 million years ago not only highlights the antiquity of cancer in the human lineage, but also provides remarkable insight into ancestral hominin ...
  • Hakala, Kai; Van Landeghem, Sofie; Salakoski, Tapio; Van de Peer, Yves; Ginter, Filip (BioMed Central, 2015-10-30)
    BACKGROUND : Modern methods for mining biomolecular interactions from literature typically make predictions based solely on the immediate textual context, in effect a single sentence. No prior work has been published ...
  • Mewalal, Ritesh; Mizrachi, Eshchar; Coetzee, Berdine; Mansfield, Shawn D.; Myburg, Alexander Andrew (Public Library of Science, 2016-03-01)
    DUF1218 is a land plant-specific innovation and has previously been shown to be associated with cell wall biology, vasculature patterning and abiotic/biotic stress response. The Arabidopsis genome encodes 15 members, two ...
  • Nkuekam, Gilbert Kamgan; Cowan, Don A.; Valverde, Angel (AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-05-30)
    Many studies, mostly in temperate regions of the northern hemisphere, have demonstrated that agricultural practices affect the composition and diversity of soil microbial communities. However, very little is known about ...
  • Phasha, Mmatshepho M.; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Santana, Quentin C.; Fourie, Gerda; Steenkamp, Emma Theodora (Genetics Society of America, 2017-11)
    Removal of introns from transcribed RNA represents a crucial step during the production of mRNA in eukaryotes. Available whole-genome sequences and expressed sequence tags (ESTs) have increased our knowledge of this ...
  • Coetzee, Martin Petrus Albertus; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Wingfield, Michael J. (MDPI, 2018-10-24)
    This review considers current knowledge surrounding species boundaries of the Armillaria root-rot pathogens and their distribution. In addition, a phylogenetic tree using translation elongation factor subunit 1-alpha ...
  • Van der Walt, Andries Johannes; Van Goethem, Marc W.; Ramond, Jean-Baptiste; Makhalanyane, Thulani P.; Reva, Oleg N.; Cowan, Don A. (BioMed Central, 2017-07-10)
    BACKGROUND : Metagenomics allows unprecedented access to uncultured environmental microorganisms. The analysis of metagenomic sequences facilitates gene prediction and annotation, and enables the assembly of draft genomes, ...
  • Blanco, Ignacio; Kuchenbaecker, Karoline; Cuadras, Daniel; Wang, Xianshu; Barrowdale, Daniel; De Garibay, Gorka Ruiz; Librado, Pablo; Sanchez-Gracia, Alejandro; Rozas, Julio; Bonifaci, Nuria; McGuffog, Lesley; Pankratz, Vernon S.; Islam, Abul; Mateo, Francesca; Berenguer, Antoni; Petit, Anna; Catala, Isabel; Brunet, Joan; Feliubadalo, Lidia; Tornero, Eva; Benitez, Javier; Osorio, Ana; Cajal, Teresa Ramony; Nevanlinna, Heli; Aittomaki, Kristiina; Arun, Banu K.; Toland, Amanda E.; Karlan, Beth Y.; Walsh, Christine; Lester, Jenny; Greene, Mark H.; Mai, Phuong L.; Nussbaum, Robert L.; Andrulis, Irene L.; Domchek, Susan M.; Nathanson, Katherine L.; Rebbeck, Timothy R.; Barkardottir, Rosa B.; Jakubowska, Anna; Lubinski, Jan; Durda, Katarzyna; Jaworska-Bieniek, Katarzyna; Claes, Kathleen; Van Maerken, T.; Diez, Orland; Hansen, Thomas V.O.; Jonson, Lars; Gerdes, Anne-Marie; Ejlertsen, Bent; De la Hoya, Miguel; Caldes, Trinidad; Dunning, Alison M.; Oliver, Clare; Fineberg, Elena; Cook, Margaret; Peock, Susan; McCann, Emma; Murray, Alex; Jacobs, Chris; Pichert, Gabriella; Lalloo, Fiona; Chu, Carol; Dorkins, Huw; Paterson, Joan; Ong, Kai-Ren; Teixeira, Manuel R.; Teixeira; Hogervorst, Frans B.L.; Van der Hout, Annemarie H.; Seynaeve, Caroline; Van der Luijt, Rob B.; Ligtenberg, Marjolijn J.L.; Devilee, Peter; Wijnen, Juul T.; Rookus, Matti A.; Meijers-Heijboer, Hanne E.J.; Blok, Marinus J.; Van den Ouweland, Ans M.W.; Aalfs, Cora M.; Rodriguez, Gustavo C.; Phillips, Kelly-Anne A.; Piedmonte, Marion; Nerenstone, Stacy R.; Bae-Jump, Victoria L.; O'Malley, David M.; Ratner, Elena S.; Schmutzler, Rita K.; Wappenschmidt, Barbara; Rhiem, Kerstin; Engel, Christoph; Meindl, Alfons; Ditsch, Nina; Arnold, Norbert; Plendl, Hansjoerg; Niederacher, Dieter; Sutter, Christian; Wang-Gohrke, Shan; Steinemann, Doris; Preisler-Adams, Sabine; Kast, Karin; Varon-Mateeva, Raymonda; Gehrig, Andrea; Bojesen, Anders; Pedersen, Inge Sokilde; Sunde, Lone; Jensen, Uffe Birk; Thomassen, Mads; Kruse, Torben A.; Foretova, Lenka; Peterlongo, Paolo; Bernard, Loris; Peissel, Bernard; Scuvera, Giulietta; Manoukian, Siranoush; Radice, Paolo; Ottini, Laura; Montagna, Marco; Agata, Simona; Maugard, Christine; Simard, Jacques; Soucy, Penny; Berger, Andreas; Fink-Retter, Anneliese; Singer, Christian F.; Rappaport, Christine; Geschwantler-Kaulich, Daphne; Tea, Muy-Kheng; Pfeiler, Georg; BCFR (Breast Cancer Family Registry); John, Esther M.; Miron, Alexander; Neuhausen, Susan L.; Terry, Mary Beth; Chung, Wendy K.; Daly, Mary B.; Goldgar, David E.; Janavicius, Ramunas; Dorfling, Cecilia Maria; Jansen van Rensburg, Elizabeth; Fostira, Florentia; Konstantopoulou, Irene; Garber, Judy; Godwin, Andrew K.; Olah, Edith; Narod, Steven A.; Rennert, Gad; Paluch, Shani Shimon; Laitman, Yael; Friedman, Eitan; SWE-BRCA; Liljegren, Annelie; Rantala, Johanna; Stenmark-Askmalm, Marie; Loman, Niklas; Imyanitov, Evgeny N.; Hamann, Ute; Investigators, kConFab; Spurdle, Amanda B.; Healey, Sue; Weitzel, Jeffrey N.; Herzog, Josef; Margileth, David; Gorrini, Chiara; Esteller, Manel; Gomez, Antonio; Sayols, Sergi; Vidal, Enrique; Heyn, Holger; GEMO; Stoppa-Lyonnet, Dominique; Leone, Melanie; Barjhoux, Laure; Fassy-Colcombet, Marion; De Pauw, Antoine; Lasset, Christine; Ferrer, Sandra Fert; Castera, Laurent; Berthet, Pascaline; Cornelis, Francois; Bignon, Yves-Jean; Damiola, Francesca; Mazoyer, Sylvie; Sinilnikova, Olga M.; Maxwell, Christopher A.; Vijai, Joseph; Robson, Mark; Kauff, Noah; Corines, Marina J.; Villano, Danylko; Cunningham, Julie; Lee, Adam; Lindor, Noralane; Lázaro, Conxi; Easton, Douglas F.; Offit, Kenneth; Chenevix-Trench, Georgia; Couch, Fergus J.; Antoniou, Antonis C.; Pujana, Miguel Angel (Public Library of Science, 2015-04-01)
    While interplay between BRCA1 and AURKA-RHAMM-TPX2-TUBG1 regulates mammary epithelial polarization, common genetic variation in HMMR (gene product RHAMM) may be associated with risk of breast cancer in BRCA1 mutation ...
  • Wadke, Namita; Kandasamy, Dineshkumar; Vogel, Heiko; Lah, Ljerka; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Paetz, Christian; Wright, Louwrance Peter; Gershenzon, Jonathan; Hammerbacher, Almuth (American Society of Plant Biologists, 2016-06)
    Norway spruce (Picea abies) is periodically attacked by the bark beetle Ips typographus and its fungal associate, Endoconidiophora polonica, whose infection is thought to be required for successful beetle attack. Norway ...
  • Roux, Carl Z. (South African Society for Animal Science, 2017)
    Exercise-induced maximum aerobic metabolic rate (MMR) is related to the fractal dimension (D) of the self-similar vascular blood transport system by a whole body mass (Mw) power with exponent b of the form b = D/3. The ...
  • Cowan, Don A.; Rybicki, Edward P.; Tuffin, Marla I.; Valverde, Angel; Wingfield, Michael J. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013-11)
    Microorganisms inhabit virtually every possible niche on Earth, including those at the outer envelope of survival. However, the focus of most conservation authorities and ecologists is the ‘legs and leaves’ side of biology ...
  • Russo, Isa-Rita M. (Issie Magrieta); Chimimba, Christian Timothy; Bloomer, Paulette (BioMed Central, 2010-10)
    BACKGROUND: Intraspecific variation within the diverse southern African murine rodents has not been extensively investigated, yet cryptic diversity is evident in several taxa studied to date. The Namaqua rock mouse, ...
  • Robbertse, Luise; Richards, Sabine A.; Maritz-Olivier, Christine (Frontiers Media, 2017-12-19)
    The mechanisms underlying tick resistance within and between cattle breeds have been studied for decades. Several previous papers on bovine immune parameters contributing to tick resistance discussed findings across DNA, ...
  • Wingfield, Brenda D. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-01)
    Science and research consume a substantial – some might say the greater part – of my life. It is an all-consuming passion that many fail to understand. Professionally, I divide my time between managing a substantial ...