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Assessing phenotypic diversity between different landraces of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.)

The objective of the present study was to investigate the morphological variations among collections of okra landraces in order to improve local varieties in Palestine. Eighteen okra accessions from...

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Study on mate choice in animals

Sexual selection is critical to animal reproduction. Mate choice not only determines an individual's capacity for reproduction but is also the primary mode of selection in sexual selection. Mate choice...

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Improvement and application of genetic resources of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella)

Grass carp was an important economic fish for freshwater aquaculture. The exploring and utilization of high-quality grass carp germplasm resources were important for ensuring a domestic supply of high-quality...

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Molecular cloning and expression analysis of the mstn and myod genes in the hybrids derived from Megalobrama amblycephala × Xenocypris davidi Bleeker

The hybrids (BY) derived from blunt snout bream (Megalobrama amblycephala, BSB, ♀) and Bleeker's yellow tai (Xenocypris davidi Bleeker, YT, ♂) have a fast growth rate and body thickness. However, the...

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Report of a case of infertility with infantile uterus

Acupuncture, moxibustion, and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) have demonstrated good effects in treating refractory gynecological infertility. This case involved an advanced-stage patient diagnosed...

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mtDNA copy number contributes to growth diversity in allopolyploid fish

Phenotypic differences between diploid parents and their allotriploid offspring are common in aquaculture breeding. Some allotriploid populations exhibit rapid growth rates and increased body weight,...

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Evaluation of Lipin 1 polymorphisms for genetic markers in association with performance traits in Azikheli buffalo

Lipin 1 regulates lipid metabolism in mammary glands. Genetic variation in lipin 1 gene is thought to effect milk production in dairy animals. This study aimed to investigate the association of SNPs...

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Current status and application of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) germplasm resources

Largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides, LB) is an important aquaculture and fishing species in the world. LB has been introduced into China since 1983, and its aquaculture production has increased year...

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Optimum gamma radiation doses to enhance genetic diversity in selected cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) genotypes

Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) improvement is necessary to increase its contribution to food and nutrition security in the impoverished regions such as the Sub-Saharan African Region. Genetic variability...

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Optimum gamma irradiation doses for mutagenesis in Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranean L.) genotypes

Genetic diversity enhancement to select Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea [L.] Verdc. 2x = 2n = 22) breeding lines with economic traits is imperative to improve the crop's utilization in Sub-Saharan...

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Probiotic characterization of a novel Bacillus cereus strain fkW8-1-2 isolated from intestine of white crucian carp (Carassius cuvieri)

Microbial infection can pose a great threat to health of farmed fish. This study aimed to investigate the probiotic characteristics of Bacillus cereus strain fkW8-1-2 isolated from intestine of WCC...

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Identification of key TE associated with myocarditis based on RNA and single-cell sequencing data mining

Cardiomyopathy is a severe cardiac condition characterized by complex immune regulatory mechanisms. While the role of immune genes is recognized, the specifics of their regulation in cardiomyopathy...

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Impact of NPK, FYM and Vermicompost on growth and yield of radish (Raphanus sativus L.)

An investigation was conducted at the Horticulture field Invertis University, Bareilly with a study “Impact of NPK, FYM and Vermicompost on growth and yield of radish (Raphanus sativus L.)” during rabi...

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Genetic study on heritability and novel SNP loci of temperament in Chinese Kunming Dog

Chinese Kunming dog (CKD) is a working breed widely used by army, customs and police across the country. To better evaluate a breeding population's potential working performance and implement selective...

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Expression profile analysis of muscle regulation genes under growth and water flow stress in zebrafish

Muscle is one of the important quality of fish. However, there is still a lack of sufficient understanding of the mechanism of muscle growth regulation in fish. In this study, the expression patterns...

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Different color varieties of Asian arowana are unlikely distinct species: Molecular and reproductive evidence

The Asian arowana (Scleropages formosus) has gained immense popularity in the ornamental fish trade due to its striking color variations. However, ongoing debates persist regarding the taxonomic classification...

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Comparative analysis of nutrients in muscle and ovary between an improved fish and its parents

In previous studies, an allodiploid lineage (WR-F1-F5) was established by the distant hybridization of white crucian carp (Carassius cuvieri, WCC, ♀) and red crucian carp (Carassius auratus red var.,...

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Analysis of the genetic characteristics and variations in disease-resistant grass carp based on whole-genome resequencing and transcriptome sequencing

Disease-resistant grass carp (DR-GGC) was obtained by backcrossing gynogenetic grass carp (GGC, 2n = 48, female) with common grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus [GC], 2n = 48, male). The genetic constitution...

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WbuB, a glycosyltransferase family 4 protein, regulates the activation of NLRP3 inflammasome and contributes to the virulence of Aeromonas hydrophila CCL1

Aeromonas hydrophila is an opportunistic pathogen of fishes and aquatic animals. A. hydrophila has a strong ability to disrupt gut integrity and cause inflammation and septicemia in fish, however, the...

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Successful live births after Chinese herbal medicine treatment on a patient of advanced maternal age with severe diminished ovarian reserve: A case report

The fecundity of women decreases significantly beginning approximately at age 35 and decreases more rapidly after age 40. Age affects not only the size of the oocyte pool but also the quality of germ...

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Characterization of allodiploid and allotriploid fish derived from hybridization between Cyprinus carpio haematopterus (♀) and Gobiocypris rarus (♂)

The production of hybrid progeny through distant hybridization holds great significance in enriching germplasm resources for fish breeding. In this study, a hybridization experiment was conducted between...

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Sex biased expression of Fem-1 in larval stages suggests its function in early sex differentiation of Litopeneaus vannamei

The Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei (L. vannamei) is an economically important species worldwide. As females exhibit a faster growth rate than males, it is crucial to understand the mechanism...

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Transcriptome analysis confirms aquatic animals have less risk by carrying on human respiratory viruses

Aquatic animals are an important source of food for humans, yet little is known about their potential to transfer zoonotic viruses. Multiple recent cases of SARS-CoV-2 from cold-chain aquatic food and...

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Identification and analysis of senescence-related genes in caudal fin cells of triploid crucian carp

This research aims to identify the hub genes associated with the senescence of triploid caudal fin cells. Transcriptomic data are obtained from the high and low generation (P6, P60) of triploid crucian...

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Correction to: A comparative study of muscle nutrition and intermuscular bone number in improved diploid carp

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