Biology for the post-genomic era

Genome Biology publishes research articles, new methods and software tools, in addition to reviews and opinions, from the full spectrum of biology, including molecular, cellular, organism or population biology studied from a genomic perspective, as well as sequence analysis, bioinformatics, proteomics, comparative biology and evolution.


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  • IGV for iPad

    Helga Thorvaldsdottir and colleagues introduce an iPad-dedicated application enabling the use of IGV on tablets

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:46
  • Functional extracellular transcriptome

    Muneesh Tewari shares his views on possible functions and applications of RNA transport by extracellular vesicles in animals

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:47
  • Rust pathogen populations

    A method for analyzing the diverse PST populations that are emerging in the UK due to the introduction of exotic PST lineages

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:23
  • m6A regulates pluripotency

    He and Zhao discuss a recent study showing that m6A has a crucial function in regulating pluripotency in murine stem cells

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:43
  • Bridger

    Bridger is a novel method for de novo transcriptome assembly with higher sensitivity and specificity than the current state-of-the-art

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:30
  • Culture reprograms epigenetics

    Cells undergo rapid reprogramming of epigenetic and transcriptional states in cell culture, some developmentally important genes can maintain their 5hmC profile

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:11
  • Assembling allopolyploid genomes

    Ray Ming and Ching Man Wai discuss a new study that overcome some important challenges for the assembly of allopolyploid crop genomes.

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:27
  • Methylation predicts mortality

    DNA methylation-derived age measures are heritable and can be used to predict individual mortality, irrespective of health, lifestyle and genetics

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:25
  • lncRNAs in psoriasis

    1,080 novel lncRNAs are discovered to be differentially expressed in psoriasis lesions compared to normal skin and to co-localize with immune-related genes.

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:24
  • Avianbase

    Avianbase is a resource for bird genomics that provides access to data released by the Avian Phylogenomics Consortium.

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:21
  • Quantification of lncRNAs

    Quantification and localization of lncRNAs using single-molecule RNA-FISH

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:20

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