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Volume 17 Supplement 1

Selected articles from BGRS\SB-2016: evolutionary 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, Russia29 August-2 September 2016

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Edited by Yuriy Orlov and Ancha Baranova.

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  1. The Y-chromosome haplogroup Q has three major branches: Q1, Q2, and Q3. Q1 is found in both Asia and the Americas where it accounts for about 90% of indigenous Native American Y-chromosomes; Q2 is found in Nor...

    Authors: Oleg Balanovsky, Vladimir Gurianov, Valery Zaporozhchenko, Olga Balaganskaya, Vadim Urasin, Maxat Zhabagin, Viola Grugni, Rebekah Canada, Nadia Al-Zahery, Alessandro Raveane, Shao-Qing Wen, Shi Yan, Xianpin Wang, Pierre Zalloua, Abdullah Marafi, Sergey Koshel…

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):18

    Content type: Research

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  2. The studies on CpG islands (CGI) and Alu elements functions, evolution, and distribution in the genome started since the discovery in nineteen eighties (1981, 1986, correspondingly). Their highly skewed genome...

    Authors: Vladimir N. Babenko, Irina V. Chadaeva and Yuriy L. Orlov

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):19

    Content type: Research

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  3. Cis-regulatory sequences are often composed of many low-affinity transcription factor binding sites (TFBSs). Determining the evolutionary and functional importance of regulatory sequen...

    Authors: Aleksandra A. Chertkova, Joshua S. Schiffman, Sergey V. Nuzhdin, Konstantin N. Kozlov, Maria G. Samsonova and Vitaly V. Gursky

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):4

    Content type: Research

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  4. The world is rapidly urbanizing, and only a subset of species are able to succeed in stressful city environments. Efficient genome-enabled stress response appears to be a likely prerequisite for urban adaptati...

    Authors: Evgenii A. Konorov, Mikhail A. Nikitin, Kirill V Mikhailov, Sergey N. Lysenkov, Mikhail Belenky, Peter L. Chang, Sergey V. Nuzhdin and Victoria A. Scobeyeva

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):39

    Content type: Research

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  5. Neo-XY sex chromosome determination is a rare event in short horned grasshoppers, but it appears with unusual frequency in the Pamphagidae family. The neo-Y chromosomes found in several species appear to have ...

    Authors: Ilyas Yerkinovich Jetybayev, Alexander Gennadievich Bugrov, Mustafa Ünal, Olesya Georgievna Buleu and Nikolay Borisovich Rubtsov

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):20

    Content type: Research

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    85 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    214 days from submission to acceptance
    22 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    3.260 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.732 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.198 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.531 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    1,846 Altmetric Mentions

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