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Volume 17 Supplement 2

Selected articles from Belyaev Conference 2017: plant biology


Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Novosibirsk, Russia07-10 August 2017

Edited by Yuriy L Orlov, Ancha V Baranova, and Elena A Salina

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Other supplements from this conference are available in BMC Evolutionary Biology, BMC GeneticsBMC Structural BiologyBMC GenomicsBMC Medical Genomics and BMC Neuroscience

  1. The available data demonstrate that even in universal metabolic pathways, some species-specific regulatory features of structural genes are present. For instance, in the anthocyanin biosynthesis pathway (ABP),...

    Authors: Olesya Yu. Shoeva, Anastasiya Yu. Glagoleva and Elena K. Khlestkina
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):256
  2. Inflorescences of wheat species, spikes, are characteristically unbranched and bear one sessile spikelet at a spike rachis node. Development of supernumerary spikelets (SSs) at rachis nodes or on the extended ...

    Authors: Oxana B. Dobrovolskaya, Yumiko Amagai, Karina I. Popova, Alina E. Dresvyannikova, Petr Martinek, Alexander A. Krasnikov and Nobuyoshi Watanabe
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):252
  3. Flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) is a crop plant used for fiber and oil production. Although potentially high-yielding flax varieties have been developed, environmental stresses markedly decrease flax production. Am...

    Authors: Alexey A. Dmitriev, George S. Krasnov, Tatiana A. Rozhmina, Roman O. Novakovskiy, Anastasiya V. Snezhkina, Maria S. Fedorova, Olga Yu. Yurkevich, Olga V. Muravenko, Nadezhda L. Bolsheva, Anna V. Kudryavtseva and Nataliya V. Melnikova
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):253
  4. The characterization of major resistance genes (R genes) in the potato remains an important task for molecular breeding. However, R genes are rapidly evolving and frequently occur in genomes as clusters with c...

    Authors: Alex V. Kochetov, Anastasiya Y. Glagoleva, Kseniya V. Strygina, Elena K. Khlestkina, Sophia V. Gerasimova, Salmaz M. Ibragimova, Natalja V. Shatskaya, Gennady V. Vasilyev, Dmitry A. Afonnikov, Nikolay A. Shmakov, Olga Y. Antonova, Tatyana A. Gavrilenko, Natalia V. Alpatyeva, Alexander Khiutti and Olga S. Afanasenko
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):251
  5. As part of nation-wide project to infer the genetic variation of the native flora in Kazakhstan, a study was attempted to assess phylogenetic relationships of endemic and rare Allium species. In total, 20 Allium ...

    Authors: Saule Abugalieva, Lyubov Volkova, Yuliya Genievskaya, Anna Ivaschenko, Yuri Kotukhov, Gulzhahan Sakauova and Yerlan Turuspekov
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):258
  6. Ferns are large and underexplored group of vascular plants (~ 11 thousands species). The genomic data available by now include low coverage nuclear genomes sequences and partial sequences of mitochondrial geno...

    Authors: Maria D. Logacheva, Anastasiya A. Krinitsina, Maxim S. Belenikin, Kamil Khafizov, Evgenii A. Konorov, Sergey V. Kuptsov and Anna S. Speranskaya
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):255
  7. Structural component of plant biomass, lignocellulose, is the most abundant renewable resource in nature. Lignin is the most recalcitrant natural aromatic polymer and its degradation presents great challenge. ...

    Authors: Jasmina Ćilerdžić, Milica Galić, Jelena Vukojević, Ilija Brčeski and Mirjana Stajić
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):249
  8. KASP (KBioscience Competitive Allele Specific PCR) and Amplifluor (Amplification with fluorescence) SNP markers are two prominent technologies based upon a shared identical Allele-specific PCR platform.

    Authors: Satyvaldy Jatayev, Akhylbek Kurishbayev, Lyudmila Zotova, Gulmira Khasanova, Dauren Serikbay, Askar Zhubatkanov, Makpal Botayeva, Aibek Zhumalin, Arysgul Turbekova, Kathleen Soole, Peter Langridge and Yuri Shavrukov
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):254
  9. Spot blotch, caused by Cochliobolus sativus, is one of the most widespread and harmful diseases in barley. Identification of genetic loci associated with resistance to C. sativus is of importance for future marke...

    Authors: Irina V. Bykova, Nina M. Lashina, Vadim M. Efimov, Olga S. Afanasenko and Elena K. Khlestkina
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):250

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