Biodiversity and Conservation

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The mitochondrial genome of Apion squamigerum (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea, Brentidae) and the phylogenetic implications
Jia-Yong Zhang –– The new mitochondrial genome of Apion squamigerum (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea, Brentidae) is interesting to discuss the evolution of Coleoptera.
Levels of toothache-related interests of Google and YouTube users from developed and developing countries over time
Abhiram Maddi –– This may be one of the first articles related to tooth ache and search habits of users of Google and YouTube. The methods used in the study are unique and may be universally applied for gathering data related to user habits for educational study. This would be very helpful in understanding behaviors of patients with specific oral disorders by dentists, policy makers and marketing firms.
Effects of macroalgae loss in an Antarctic marine food web: applying extinction thresholds to food web studies
Hugo Sarmento –– Important study on climate change effects on Antarctic marine food web
Introgression between ecologically distinct species following increased salinity in the Colorado Delta- Worldwide implications for impacted estuary diversity
Therese Markow –– It's a first and the data are very strong/
Genome-wide identification of ABA receptor PYL family and expression analysis of PYLs in response to ABA and osmotic stress in Gossypium
Pankaj Jaiswal –– It contributes to PYL gene family annotation in cotton.
Cell wall composition and lignin biosynthetic gene expression along a developmental gradient in an Australian sugarcane cultivar
Pankaj Jaiswal –– It is an important piece of work describing the cell wall composition from an agronomic food crop that is also a potential bioenergy feedstock.
VSEARCH: a versatile open source tool for metagenomics
Tomas Hrbek –– Potential applications span many disparate fields of science.
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