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The citrus fruit fly Bactrocera (Tetradacus) minax is a major and devastating agricultural pest in Asian subtropical countries. Previous studies have shown that B. minax interacts with hosts via an efficient chemosensory system. However, knowledge regarding the...

["Agricultural Science","Bioinformatics","Entomology","Genomics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27297v1
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Poor morphological and molecular differentiation in recently diversified lineages is a widespread phenomenon in plants. Phylogenetic relationships within such species complexes are often difficult to resolve because of the low variability in traditional molecular...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Bioinformatics","Evolutionary Studies","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27296v1
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Withdrawal Notice: This article is withdrawn at the authors’ request.

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doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3421v2
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Evan Bolyen, Jai Ram Rideout, Matthew R Dillon, Nicholas A Bokulich, Christian Abnet, Gabriel A Al-Ghalith, Harriet Alexander, Eric J Alm, Manimozhiyan Arumugam, Francesco Asnicar, Yang Bai, Jordan E Bisanz, Kyle Bittinger, Asker Brejnrod, Colin J Brislawn, C Titus Brown, Benjamin J Callahan, Andrés Mauricio Caraballo-Rodríguez, John Chase, Emily Cope, Ricardo Da Silva, Pieter C Dorrestein, Gavin M Douglas, Daniel M Durall, Claire Duvallet, Christian F Edwardson, Madeleine Ernst, Mehrbod Estaki, Jennifer Fouquier, Julia M Gauglitz, Deanna L Gibson, Antonio Gonzalez, Kestrel Gorlick, Jiarong Guo, Benjamin Hillmann, Susan Holmes, Hannes Holste, Curtis Huttenhower, Gavin Huttley, Stefan Janssen, Alan K Jarmusch, Lingjing Jiang, Benjamin Kaehler, Kyo Bin Kang, Christopher R Keefe, Paul Keim, Scott T Kelley, Dan Knights, Irina Koester, Tomasz Kosciolek, Jorden Kreps, Morgan GI Langille, Joslynn Lee, Ruth Ley, Yong-Xin Liu, Erikka Loftfield, Catherine Lozupone, Massoud Maher, Clarisse Marotz, Bryan D Martin, Daniel McDonald, Lauren J McIver, Alexey V Melnik, Jessica L Metcalf, Sydney C Morgan, Jamie Morton, Ahmad Turan Naimey, Jose A Navas-Molina, Louis Felix Nothias, Stephanie B Orchanian, Talima Pearson, Samuel L Peoples, Daniel Petras, Mary Lai Preuss, Elmar Pruesse, Lasse Buur Rasmussen, Adam Rivers, II, Michael S Robeson, Patrick Rosenthal, Nicola Segata, Michael Shaffer, Arron Shiffer, Rashmi Sinha, Se Jin Song, John R Spear, Austin D Swafford, Luke R Thompson, Pedro J Torres, Pauline Trinh, Anupriya Tripathi, Peter J Turnbaugh, Sabah Ul-Hasan, Justin JJ van der Hooft, Fernando Vargas, Yoshiki Vázquez-Baeza, Emily Vogtmann, Max von Hippel, William Walters, Yunhu Wan, Mingxun Wang, Jonathan Warren, Kyle C Weber, Chase HD Williamson, Amy D Willis, Zhenjiang Zech Xu, Jesse R Zaneveld, Yilong Zhang, Rob Knight, J Gregory Caporaso

We present QIIME 2, an open-source microbiome data science platform accessible to users spanning the microbiome research ecosystem, from scientists and engineers to clinicians and policy makers. QIIME 2 provides new features that will drive the next generation...

["Bioinformatics","Ecology","Microbiology","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27295v1
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Studying the causes of biological diversification and the main environmental drivers involved is useful not only for the progress of fundamental science but also to inform conservation practices. Unraveling the origin and maintenance of the comparatively high Neotropical...

["Biodiversity","Evolutionary Studies"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27294v1
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Background: Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is one of the most common surgical procedures. Although THA surgeries are typically very successful, between 3% and 17% of all patients experience trochanteric pain after surgery. Unfortunately, there remains little high...

["Epidemiology","Orthopedics","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27293v1
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Background. Although pathogenic Gram-negative bacteria lack their own ubiquitination machinery, they have evolved or acquired virulence effectors that can manipulate the host ubiquitination process through structural and/or functional mimicry of host machinery....

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Microbiology","Infectious Diseases","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27292v1
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A rapid assessment of the areal extent of landslide disasters is one of the main challenges facing by the scientific community. Satellite radar data represent a powerful tool for the rapid detection of landslides over large spatial scales, even in case of persistent...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27212v2
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There is growing concern that some bee populations are in decline potentially threatening pollination security in agricultural and non-agricultural landscapes. Among the numerous causes associated with this trend nutritional stress, resulting from a mismatch between...

["Agricultural Science","Conservation Biology","Ecology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27291v1
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Hyblaea puera (Lepidoptera: Hyblaeidae), is considered as a serious pest of teak in India and other tropical regions. It causes entire defoliation of teak trees and results in huge timber loss thereby decreasing forest productivity. Hyblaea puera Nucleopolyhedrovirus...

["Entomology","Evolutionary Studies","Genomics","Molecular Biology","Virology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27290v1
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We obtained a white-peel eggplant (L6-5) by EMS mutation in our previous study, whose total anthocyanin content was significantly decreased as compared with that of wild-type (WT). To analyse the anthocyanin biosynthesis mechanism in eggplants, we analysed the...

["Agricultural Science","Molecular Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27289v1
341 downloads
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Using the term "Open data" has become a bit of a fashion, but using it without clear specifications is misleading i.e. it can be considered just an empty phrase. Probably even worse is the term "Open Science" — can science be NOT open at all? Are we reinventing...

["Ethical Issues","Legal Issues","Science Policy","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27127v2
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Rugose Corals, often referred to as Horn Coral, are an extinct order of stony corals in the phylum Cnidaria. They lived from the Ordivician period to the end of the Permian period, and can be found worldwide. A new fossil of Siphonophrentis gigantea, a species...

["Evolutionary Studies","Marine Biology","Paleontology","Aquatic and Marine Chemistry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27282v2
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Primate species have been increasingly threatened by legal and illegal trade in China, mainly for biomedical research or as pets and traditional medicine, yet most reports on trade from China regard international trade. To assess a proxy for amount of national...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27288v1
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Tea is one of three major non-alcoholic beverages that are popular all around the world. The economic value of the final tea product largely depends on the post-harvest physiology of tea leaves. The utilization of quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain...

["Agricultural Science","Biotechnology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27287v1
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