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The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau (QTP) is experiencing severe permafrost degradation, which can affect the hydrological and biogeochemical processes. Yet how the permafrost change affects riverine carbon export remains uncertain. Here, we investigated the seasonal variations...

["Biogeochemistry","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7146
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Background: Tick-borne diseases are frequent in the Southeastern section of Brazil. The most prevalent canine parasites diagnosed are Ehrlichia canis, Babesia gibsoni, Babesia canis and Anaplasma platys, although Mycoplasma haemocanis and candidatus Mycoplasma...

["Veterinary Medicine","Epidemiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27805v1
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The activity of genome-specific repetitive sequence is the main cause of the genome variation between Gossypium A and D genomes. Through the comparative analysis of the two genomes, we got a repetitive element (ICRd motif), which repeats massively in the diploid...

["Agricultural Science","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Genomics","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27806v1
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Sequencing data resources have increased exponentially in recent years, as has interest in large-scale meta-analyses of integrated next-generation sequencing datasets. However, curation of integrated datasets that match a user’s particular research priorities is...

["Bioinformatics","Data Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27804v1
19 downloads
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Background: L-Methionine sulfoximine (MSO) inhibits glutamine synthesis in a rodent animal model, and its limited clinical use is implicitly associated with glutamate deprivation and neurotoxicity. The purpose of this experiment was to determine the effect of MSO...

["Cell Biology","Toxicology","Drugs and Devices"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27803v1
41 downloads
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For the 2018 YPIC Challenge contestants were invited to try to decipher two unknown English questions encoded by a synthetic protein expressed in Escherichia coli. In addition to deciphering the sentence, contestants were asked to determine the 3D structure and...

["Bioinformatics","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27802v1
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It is important to get data with Signal-Noise-Ratios (SNR) as high as possible. Compared to other techniques, filtering methods are fast. But they do not make full use of the characteristics of sample structure which reflected by relevant high SNR images. In this...

["Computer Vision","Visual Analytics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27800v1
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The expansion of research in forensic neuropsychiatric practice has led to several developments with an interdisciplinary focus in legal systems and psychiatry around the globe. Given the dearth of scientometric analyses in this area, this article will help increase...

["Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27799v1
127 downloads
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Metabarcoding can rapidly determine the species composition of bulk samples and thus aids ecosystem assessment. However , it is essential to use primer sets that minimize amplification bias among taxa to maximize species recovery. Despite this fact, the performance...

["Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Entomology","Molecular Biology","Forestry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27801v1
42 downloads
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Background Processed seafood products are not readily identifiable based on physical characteristics, which leaves the industry vulnerable to high levels of product mislabelling (globally estimated at 5–30% mislabelled). This is both a food safety issue and a consumer...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biodiversity","Taxonomy","Science and Medical Education","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7138
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The increase in greenhouse gases with high global warming potential such as methane is a matter of concern and requires multifaceted efforts to reduce its emission and increase its mitigation from the environment. Microbes such as methanotrophs can assist in methane...

["Bioinformatics","Microbiology","Synthetic Biology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6685
74 downloads
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Background The soil fungal community plays an important role in global carbon cycling and shows obvious seasonal variations, however, drivers, particularly stochastic drivers, of the seasonal variation in the fungal community have never been addressed in sufficient...

["Ecosystem Science","Microbiology","Soil Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6962
71 downloads
207 views

Emerging infectious diseases are an increasingly important threat to wildlife conservation, with amphibian chytridiomycosis, caused by Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, the disease most commonly associated with species declines and extinctions. However, some amphibians...

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7021
143 downloads
106 views

Clade A type 2C protein phosphatases (PP2CAs), as central regulators of abscisic acid (ABA) signaling, negative control growth, development and responses to multiple stresses in plants. PP2CA gene families have been characterized at genome-wide levels in several...

["Agricultural Science","Bioinformatics","Molecular Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7105
53 downloads
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Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification of complex microbial genomic DNA templates with degenerate primers can lead to distortion of the underlying community structure due to inefficient primer-template interactions leading to bias. We previously described...

["Bioengineering","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7121

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