Editor rating: 9 / 10Min Zhao –– This is a good example to integrate data for lncRNAs in a specific cancer type.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Joël Mossong –– Provides interesting insights on extract traditional typing data from WGS. Similar tools are likely to be useful also for other bacterial species, e.g. MLVA for Salmonella and VTEC.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Xuhua Xia –– Human populations develop different traditions, cultures and social systems, and it is important to know how much of these variations is due to genetic isolation. When we see social system A practiced by population 1 in region X, and social system B practiced by population 2 in region Y, we would like to know whether historical and environmental factors favor social system A in population 1 and social system B in population 2, or social system A is in fact better than social system B in both populations, but population 2, due to isolation, have never had a chance to practice social system A. Genetic differentiation helps us to understand if the populations are indeed isolated. This paper provides good documentation on genetic differentiation among Chinese populations and can serve as a basis for biogeographic inferences for future studies.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Antonio Amorim –– Useful approach (and clarification) to the epistatic and linkage interactions in evolution.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Budiman Minasny –– An online tool for snalaysing spectra data maybe of interest to plant scientists
Editor rating: 7 / 10Daniel Lahr –– HGT is a process that happens in all domains of life and is very poorly understood form both a patterns point of view, as well as mechanisms. Using such model organisms to address the issue is likely to be appreciated by a wide variety of evolutionary biologists.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Alfonso Valencia –– The article is study of the potential functional importance of differentially expressed Circular RNAs in a particular biological system, i.e response to radiation in HeLa cells. Function is investigated in terms of enrichment in Gene Ontology and KEGG pathways. The study is representative of a general class of functional studies of biological systems combining experimental determination and functional enrichment.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Bettina Böttcher –– Nice method.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Daniel Lahr –– There really are very few pieces of software that focus on analyses of large gene families. The issue is a complicated one, and the scarcity of software actually represents the attitude of researchers to shy away from such questions. If well accepted, this has the potential to spur new ways of looking at old questions.
Editor rating: 7 / 10J. Thomas Sanderson –– Good, solid and timely review of the entitled topic.
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