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Background. Studies of ancestry are difficult in the tomato because it crosses with many wild relatives and species in the tomato clade that have diverged very recently. As a result, the phylogeny in relation to its closest relatives remains uncertain. By using...

["Agricultural Science","Bioinformatics","Evolutionary Studies","Genomics","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.793
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Purpose. The authors proposed that introducing real patients into a pathology classroom early in medical education would help integrate fundamental principles and disease pathology with clinical presentation and medical history.Methods. Three patients with different...

["Pathology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.809
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Culex pipiens, an invasive mosquito and vector of West Nile virus in the US, has two morphologically indistinguishable forms that differ dramatically in behavior and physiology. Cx. pipiens form pipiens is primarily a bird-feeding temperate mosquito, while the...

["Entomology","Evolutionary Studies","Genomics","Taxonomy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.807
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Marsupials or metatherians are a group of mammals that are distinct in giving birth to young at early stages of development and in having a prolonged investment in lactation. The group consists of nearly 350 extant species, including kangaroos, koala, possums,...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Evolutionary Studies","Taxonomy","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.805
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Plant roots are known to harbor large and diverse communities of bacteria. It has been suggested that plant identity can structure these root-associated communities, but few studies have specifically assessed how the composition of root microbiota varies within...

["Ecology","Microbiology","Soil Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.804
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Noroviruses are positive-sense single-stranded RNA viruses. They encode an NS6 protease that cleaves a viral polyprotein at specific sites to produce mature viral proteins. In an earlier study we obtained crystals of murine norovirus (MNV) NS6 protease in which...

["Biochemistry","Biophysics","Molecular Biology","Virology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.798
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CITED1 is a non-DNA binding transcriptional co-regulator whose expression can distinguish the ‘proliferative’ from ‘invasive’ signature in the phenotype-switching model of melanoma. We have found that, in addition to other ‘proliferative’ signature genes, CITED1...

["Bioinformatics","Cell Biology","Genomics","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.788
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The taxon Beloniformes represents a heterogeneous group of teleost fishes that show an extraordinary diversity of jaw morphology. I present new anatomical descriptions of the jaw musculature in six selected beloniforms and four closely related species. A reduction...

["Taxonomy","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.769
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The neuroanatomy of hadrosaurid dinosaurs is well known from North America and Asia. In Europe only a few cranial remains have been recovered that include the braincase. Arenysaurus is the first European endocast for which the paleoneuroanatomy has been studied....

["Paleontology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.802
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We have previously observed that methane supplied to lake sediment microbial communities as a substrate not only causes a response by bona fide methanotrophic bacteria, but also by non-methane-oxidizing bacteria, especially by members of the family Methylophilaceae....

["Ecology","Environmental Sciences","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.801
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Biological data analysis is frequently performed with command line software. While this practice provides considerable flexibility for computationally savy individuals, such as investigators trained in bioinformatics, this also creates a barrier to the widespread...

["Bioinformatics","Human\u2013Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.800
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Elucidating the genomic diversity of CD209 gene promoter polymorphism could assist in clarifying disease pathophysiology as well as contribution to co-morbidities. CD209 gene promoter polymorphism has been shown to be associated with susceptibility to infection....

["Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Molecular Biology","Hematology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.799
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Endodontically treated teeth with excessive loss of tooth structure would require to be restored with post and core to enhance the strength and durability of the tooth and to achieve retention for the restoration. The non-metallic posts have a superior aesthetic...

["Dentistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.795
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Introduction. The morbidity and mortality from malaria are still unacceptably high in the developing countries, especially among the vulnerable groups like pregnant women and under-five children, despite all control efforts. The knowledge about the preventive measures...

["Evidence Based Medicine","Health Policy","Infectious Diseases","Public Health","Women\u2019s Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.792
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Multispecies biofilms are an important healthcare problem and may lead to persistent infections. These infections are difficult to treat, as cells in a biofilm are highly resistant to antimicrobial agents. While increasingly being recognized as important, the properties...

["Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.787

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