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Next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies are greatly facilitating the sequencing of whole genomes leading to the production of different gene annotations, released often from both reference resources (such as NCBI or Ensembl) and specific consortia. All these...

["Computational Biology","Data Science","Databases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27347v1
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Integrated Pest and Pollinator Management (IPPM) advocates a pollinator-friendly approach to Integrated Pest Management (IPM), with emphasis on the need to protect pollinators from the harmful effects of chemical pesticides. However, in order to link the goals...

["Agricultural Science","Entomology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27346v1
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Explaining the variability in drug sensitivity across a panel of cell lines using genomic information is a key aspect of cancer drug discovery. The results of such analyses may ultimately determine which patients are likely to benefit from a new treatment. There...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Genomics","Drugs and Devices","Oncology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27345v1
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Long-term observatories are widely used in marine sciences to monitor marine ecosystems and investigate their evolution. Recently, data from innovative technologies as well as ‘omics-based' approaches is being collected alongside physical, biogeochemical and taxonomic...

["Bioinformatics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27344v1
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Multiple associative learning events can take place within sub-second time and the "completed" mechanism can then be used for specific memory retrieval without any lapse of time. This indicates that a biological process is completed within the matching time-scales...

["Animal Behavior","Biophysics","Neuroscience","Cognitive Disorders","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27343v1
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The advent of Next Generation Sequencing has reduced sequencing costs and increased genomic projects from a huge amount of organismal taxa, generating an unprecedented amount of genomic datasets publicly available. Often, only a tiny fraction of outstanding relevance...

["Biodiversity","Bioinformatics","Entomology","Evolutionary Studies","Genomics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27342v1
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Much genomic-scale, especially transcriptomic, data on spider phylogeny has accumulated in the last few years. These data have recently been used to investigate the diverse architectures and the origin of spider webs, concluding that the ancestral spider spun no...

["Evolutionary Studies","Taxonomy","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27341v1
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We present an improvement of image classification for landslide mapping by “thresholding”, using topographic information to determine multiple thresholds. We devised a two-steps procedure for automatic classification into landslide or no landslide categories of...

["Computational Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27067v2
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A long-standing goal in neuroscience has been to bring together neuronal recordings and neural network modeling to understand brain function. Neuronal recordings can inform the development of network models, and network models can in turn provide predictions for...

["Neuroscience","Data Mining and Machine Learning"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27340v1
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Steganography and Steganalysis in recent years have become an important area of research involving dierent applications. Steganography is the process of hiding secret data into any digital media without any signicant notable changes in a cover object, while steganalysis...

["Cryptography"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27339v1
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The American FDA approved the first comprehensive NGS diagnostic assay for cancer at the end of 2017, leading the way to personalised therapy of cancer and the massive employ of bioinformatics (https://www.fda.gov/downloads/medicaldevices/productsandmedicalprocedures/invitrodiagnostics/...

["Oncology","Medical Genetics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27338v1
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We investigated the spatial variability of qualitative and quantitative planktonic protist community structure in the Nordic Seas in relation to the environmental factors. Our study was conducted in the summers of 2015 and 2016 during cruises of the Institute of...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Marine Biology","Climate Change Biology","Biological Oceanography"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27337v1
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Bioinformatics has pervaded all fields of biology and has become an indispensable tool for almost all research projects. Hence the demand for graduates well-trained in bioinformatics has grown. Teaching bioinformatics has been incorporated in all traditional life...

["Marine Biology","Science and Medical Education","Computational Science","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27336v1
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Background. Methylmalonic acidemia is a rare inborn error of metabolism caused by mutations in methylmalonyl−CoA mutase (MUT) gene. As intermediate of propionate metabolism, MUT converts methylmalonyl−CoA into succinyl−CoA, which enters the Krebs cycle. Downstream...

["Biochemistry","Bioinformatics","Biotechnology","Metabolic Sciences"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27335v1
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Background. Ambrosia beetles include well-known invasive pests, but most species established in non-native areas do not cause any significant impact. Here we report the recent invasion and rapid spread of Ambrosiodmus minor in the Southeastern US. Methods: We used...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Entomology","Mycology","Forestry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27334v1
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