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In this study, we sequenced the genome of Pandoraea pnomenusa RB38 using Pacific Biosciences RSII (PacBio) Single Molecule Real Time (SMRT) sequencing technology. A pair of cognate luxI/R homologs was identified where the luxI homolog, ppnI, was found adjacent...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1225
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Grouping large genomic fragments assembled from shotgun metagenomic sequences to deconvolute complex microbial communities, or metagenome binning, enables the study of individual organisms and their interactions. Because of the complex nature of these communities,...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Genomics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1165
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Supernumerary chromosomes have been shown to transfer horizontally from one isolate to another. However, the mechanism by which horizontal chromosome transfer (HCT) occurs is unknown. In this study, we compared the genomes of 11 isolates comprising six Fusarium...

["Computational Biology","Genetics","Genomics","Molecular Biology","Mycology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1324v1
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The role of the human microbiome in schizophrenia remains largely unexplored. The microbiome has been shown to alter brain development and modulate behavior and cognition in animals through gut-brain connections, and research in humans suggests that it may be a...

["Biodiversity","Computational Biology","Genomics","Microbiology","Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1140
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Enterobacter cancerogenus strain M004 genome size is 5.67 Mb. Here, its luxI homologue, designated as ecnI which is ecnI gene (633 bp) was cloned and overexpressed. Its AHL synthesis activity was verified using the high-resolution liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1310v1
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Sex-biased dispersal is expected to homogenize nuclear genetic variation relative to variation in genetic material inherited through the philopatric sex. When site fidelity occurs across a heterogeneous environment, local selective regimes may alter this pattern....

["Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Genomics","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1300v1
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Quorum sensing is a mechanism for regulating proteobacterial gene expression in response to changes in cell population. In proteobacteria, N-acyl homoserine lactone (AHL) appears to be the most widely used signalling molecules in mediating, among others, the production...

["Biochemistry","Genomics","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1117
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Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) is one of the most versatile tropical evergreen tree species known in India since the Vedic period (1500 BC–600 BC). Neem tree is a rich source of limonoids, having a wide spectrum of activity against insect pests and microbial...

["Genomics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1066
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Comprehensive analysis of shotgun metagenomic assemblies have revolutionized molecular microbial ecology, but few microbiologists command the full suite of bioinformatics skills necessary to process, interact, organize and visualize overlapping DNA sequence contigs....

["Bioinformatics","Biotechnology","Computational Biology","Genomics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1275v1
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A sample of caecal effluent was obtained from a female patient who had undergone a routine colonoscopic examination. Bacteria were isolated anaerobically from the sample, and screened against the remaining filtered caecal effluent in an attempt to isolate bacteriophages...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Genomics","Microbiology","Virology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1061
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Conservation genomics has become an increasingly popular term, yet it remains unclear whether the non-invasive sampling that is essential for many conservation-related studies is compatible with the minimum requirements for harnessing next-generation sequencing...

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Genomics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1106
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Quorum sensing (QS) is a mechanism that plays important roles in gene expression in response to an expanding bacterial population. In many Gram-negative bacteria, N-acyl homoserine lactone is mainly secreted as the diffusible signalling molecules. This QS system...

["Genomics","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1232v1
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Research on climate change-driven coral disease outbreaks has greatly advanced our understanding of the coral innate immune system, and coral genomics has provided insight into the evolution of metazoan immune systems. However, only recently has next generation...

["Conservation Biology","Genetics","Genomics","Marine Biology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1230v1
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The funnel-web spider Macrothele calpeiana is a charismatic Mygalomorph with a great interest in basic, applied and translational research. Nevertheless, current scarcity of genomic and transcriptomic data of this species clearly limits the research in this non-model...

["Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Genomics","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1064
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For tissues to carry out their functions, they rely on the right proteins to be present. Several high-throughput technologies have been used to map out which proteins are expressed in which tissues; however, the data have not previously been systematically compared...

["Computational Biology","Genomics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1054

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