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Open questions: genomics and how far we haven¿t come
Complete plastid genome sequences suggest strong selection for retention of photosynthetic genes in the parasitic plant genus Cuscuta
Abstract Background Plastid genome content and protein sequence are highly conserved across land plants and their closest algal ...
Analysis of septins across kingdoms reveals orthology and new motifs
Abstract Background Septins are cytoskeletal GTPase proteins first discovered in the fungus Saccharomyces cerevisiae where they ...
ConiferEST: an integrated bioinformatics system for data reprocessing and mining of conifer expressed sequence tags (ESTs)
Abstract Background With the advent of low-cost, high-throughput sequencing, the amount of public domain Expressed Sequence Tag ...
Spotted cotton oligonucleotide microarrays for gene expression analysis
Abstract Background Microarrays offer a powerful tool for diverse applications plant biology and crop improvement. Recently, two ...
DNA sequence diversity and the origin of cultivated safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.; Asteraceae)
Abstract Background Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) is a diploid oilseed crop whose origin is largely unknown. Safflower is ...
Increased daily physical activity and fatigue symptoms in chronic fatigue syndrome
Abstract Individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been shown to have reduced activity levels associated with heightened feelings of fatigue. Previous research has demonstrated that ...
cuticleDB: a relational database of Arthropod cuticular proteins
Abstract Background The insect exoskeleton or cuticle is a bi-partite composite of proteins and chitin that provides protective, ...
Annotation and analysis of a large cuticular protein family with the R&R Consensus in Anopheles gambiae
Abstract Background The most abundant family of insect cuticular proteins, the CPR family, is recognized by the R&R Consensus, ...
Expansion of the Bactericidal/Permeability Increasing-like (BPI-like) protein locus in cattle
Abstract Background Cattle and other ruminants have evolved the ability to derive most of their metabolic energy requirement from ...