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The subfamily Lamioideae (Lamiaceae) comprises ten tribes, of which only Stachydeae and Synandreae include New World members. Previous studies have investigated the phylogenetic relationships among the members of Synandreae based on plastid and nuclear ribosomal...

["Biogeography","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Plant Science","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1725v1
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Philodendron is the second most diverse genus of the Araceae, a tropical monocot family with significant morphological diversity along its wide geographic distribution in the Neotropics. Although evolutionary studies of Philodendron were conducted in recent years,...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1708v1
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High throughput sequencing has changed many aspects of population genetics, molecular ecology, and related fields, affecting both experimental design and data analysis. The software package ANGSD allows users to perform a number of population genetic analyses on...

["Bioinformatics","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Genomics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1472v2
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Here we provide evidence to support an extension of the recognized distributional range of the Mountain Elaenia (Elaenia frantzii) to include southern Mexico. We collected two specimens in breeding condition in northwestern Sierra Norte de Chiapas, Mexico. Morphologic...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Genetics","Taxonomy","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1598
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Due to both deliberate and accidental introductions, invasive African Clawed Frog (Xenopus laevis) populations have become established worldwide. In this study, we investigate the geographic origins of invasive X. laevis populations in France and Portugal using...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Ecology","Genetics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1659
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Genetic analyses can identify the scale at which wildlife species are impacted by human activities, and provide demographic information useful for management. Here, we use thousands of nuclear DNA genetic loci to assess whether genetic structure occurs within Lasiurus...

["Conservation biology","Ecology","Genetics","Genomics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1647
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Microsatellite sequences were isolated from enriched genomic libraries of the spotted spiny lobster, Panulirus guttatus using 454 pyrosequencing. Twenty-nine previously developed polymerase chain reaction primer pairs of Panulirus argus microsatellite loci were...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1467
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Background. Many amphibian species are negatively affected by anthropogenic habitat change. Populations distributed over modified landscapes may be subject to local extinction or may be relegated to remaining, likely isolated and possibly degraded, patches of available...

["Animal Behavior","Conservation Biology","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1666v1
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Astragalus edulis (Fabaceae) is an endangered annual species from the western Mediterranean region that colonized the SE Iberian Peninsula, NE and SW Morocco, and the easternmost Macaronesian islands (Lanzarote and Fuerteventura). Although in Spain some conservation...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Conservation biology","Genetics","Plant science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1474
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In recent years, a massive plague has killed millions of sea stars, of many different species, along the Pacific coast of North America. This disease, known as 'sea star wasting disease' (SSWD), is thought to be caused by viral infection. In the affected sea star...

["Biodiversity","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1464v2
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The influence of geologic and Pleistocene glacial cycles might result in morphological and genetic complex scenarios in the biota of the Mesoamerican region. We tested whether berylline, blue-tailed and steely-blue hummingbirds, Amazilia beryllina, Amazilia cyanura...

["Biogeography","Conservation biology","Evolutionary studies","Genetics","Molecular biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1556
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The use of unique DNA sequences as a method for taxonomic identification is no longer fundamentally controversial, even though debate continues on the best markers, methods, and technology to use. Although both existing databanks such as GenBank and BOLD, as well...

["Biodiversity","Bioinformatics","Ecology","Genetics","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1633v1
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MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play critical roles in many important biological processes, such as growth and development in mammals. Various studies of porcine muscle development have mainly focused on identifying miRNAs that are important for fetal and adult muscle development;...

["Agricultural Science","Genetics","Genomics","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1504
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Telomerase core enzyme minimally consists of the telomerase reverse transcriptase domain-containing protein (Est2 in budding yeast S. cerevisiae) and telomerase RNA, which contains the template specifying the telomeric repeat sequence synthesized. Here we report...

["Biochemistry","Genetics","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1534
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We examined 55 technical sequencing replicates of Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) tumors from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) to ascertain the degree of repeatability in calling single-nucleotide variants (SNVs). We used the same mutation-calling pipeline on all pairs...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Genetics","Genomics","Oncology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1508

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