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Ghost-tree is a bioinformatics tool that integrates sequence data from two genetic markers into a single phylogenetic tree that can be used for diversity analyses. Our approach uses one genetic marker whose sequences can be aligned across organisms spanning divergent...

["Bioinformatics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1106v1
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Bois Noir is a grapevine disease responsible for severe economic losses in wine production. Bois Noir is caused by Candidatus Phytoplasma solani, cell wall-less bacteria belonging to the taxonomic group 16Sr-XII-A. In Germany, they are known to be vectored from...

["Agricultural Science","Ecology","Entomology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.732v2
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An uncultured non-photosynthetic basal lineage of the Cyanobacteria, the Melainabacteria, was recently characterised by metagenomic analyses of aphotic environmental samples. However, a predatory bacterium, Vampirovibrio chlorellavorus, originally described in...

["Genomics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.968
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Large-scale recovery of genomes from isolates, single cells, and metagenomic data has been made possible by advances in computational methods and substantial reductions in sequencing costs. While this increasing breadth of draft genomes is providing key information...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.554v2
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Antagonistic interactions such as competition and predation shape the structure and dynamics of ecological communities. Their combined effects can affect the species richness within a particular trophic level. Despite theory linking the complementarity of interactions...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1100v1
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MicroView was made to make the connection between medicine and mobile technology reality, in order to achieve that we transform the widely used mobile devices (smartphones, tablets) into diagnostic tools. MicroView is a medical application that focuses on the diagnosis...

["Bioinformatics","Microbiology","Infectious Diseases","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1096v1
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Within highly diverse ecosystems, the majority of bacterial taxa are present in low abundance as members of the rare biosphere. The rationale for the occurrence and maintenance of the rare biosphere, and the putative ecological role(s) and dynamics of its members...

["Ecology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1078v1
172 downloads
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The sequencing, assembly, and basic analysis of microbial genomes, once a painstaking and expensive undertaking, has become much easier for research labs with access to standard molecular biology and computational tools. However, there are a confusing variety of...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.960
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Over the last decade, the emergence of high-throughput sequencing has led to an increase in both the size and scope of genome sequencing projects. Although genome sequencing and analysis has changed dramatically during this time, the way read alignments are visualised...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1038v1
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Contiguity is an interactive software for the visualization and manipulation of de novo genome assemblies. Contiguity creates and displays information on contig adjacency which is contextualized by the simultaneous display of a comparison between assembled contigs...

["Bioinformatics","Genomics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1037v1
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An overarching goal of biology is to understand how evolutionary and ecological processes generate and maintain biodiversity. While evolutionary biologists interested in biodiversity tend to focus on the mechanisms controlling rates of evolution and how this influences...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1025v2
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Vibrio variabilis strain T01 was isolated from the coastal waters in Hulu Selangor, Malaysia and its genome sequenced. This curved gram-negative bacterium shows cell-to-cell communication properties. The characteristics of the sequenced genome and its annotation...

["Genomics","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1029v1
32 downloads
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Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 is one of the leading causes of invasive pneumococcal disease. However, this invasive serotype is hardly found in nasopharyngeal asymptomatic carriage and therefore large epidemiological studies are needed to assess the dynamics...

["Genomics","Microbiology","Epidemiology","Global Health","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.903
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Translation of target gene transcripts in Escherichia coli harboring UAG amber stop codons can be switched on by the amber-codon-specific incorporation of an exogenously supplied unnatural amino acid, 3-iodo-L-tyrosine. Here, we report that this translational switch...

["Bioengineering","Biotechnology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.904
71 downloads
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Results from large multicentre epidemiological studies suggest an association between the consumption of raw milk and a reduced incidence of allergy and asthma in children. Although the underlying mechanisms for this association are yet to be confirmed, researchers...

["Biotechnology","Genetics","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.888

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