Top 10 Downloaded Articles 2020

Molecular Genetics and Genomics wants to thank the authors of the most downloaded articles published in 2020, and highlight to our readers some of the most impactful research:


A high-quality cucumber genome assembly enhances computational comparative genomics
Paweł Osipowski, Magdalena Pawełkowicz, Michał Wojcieszek, Agnieszka Skarzyńska, Zbigniew Przybecki & Wojciech Pląder
Molecular Genetics and Genomics volume 295, pages 177–193(2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-019-01614-3


Geographical structuring and low diversity of paternal lineages in Bahrain shown by analysis of 27 Y-STRs
Noora R. Al-Snan, Safia A. Messaoudi, Yahya M. Khubrani, Jon H. Wetton, Mark A. Jobling & Moiz Bakhiet
Molecular Genetics and Genomics, volume 295, pages 1315–1324(2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01696-4


Prospective avenues for human population genomics and disease mapping in southern Africa
Yolandi Swart, Gerald van Eeden, Anel Sparks, Caitlin Uren & Marlo Möller
Molecular Genetics and Genomics, volume 295, pages 1079–1089(2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01684-8


QTL mapping for pre-harvest sprouting resistance in japonica rice varieties utilizing genome re-sequencing
Kyeong-Seong Cheon, Yong Jae Won, Young-Min Jeong, Youn-Young Lee, Do-Yu Kang, Jun Oh, Hyoja Oh, Song Lim Kim, Nyunhee Kim, Eungyeong Lee, In Sun Yoon, Inchan Choi, Jeongho Baek, Kyung-Hwan Kim, Hyun-Su Park & Hyeonso Ji
Molecular Genetics and Genomics, volume 295, pages 1129–1140(2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01688-4


Non-additive (dominance) effects of genetic variants associated with refractive error and myopia
Alfred Pozarickij, Cathy Williams, Jeremy A. Guggenheim & and the UK Biobank Eye and Vision Consortium
Molecular Genetics and Genomics, volume 295, pages 843–853(2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01666-w


Mig1 localization exhibits biphasic behavior which is controlled by both metabolic and regulatory roles of the sugar kinases
Gregor W. Schmidt, Niek Welkenhuysen, Tian Ye, Marija Cvijovic & Stefan Hohmann
Molecular Genetics and Genomics volume 295, pages1489–1500(2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01715-4


Identification and profiling of microRNAs and differentially expressed genes during anther development between a genetic male-sterile mutant and its wildtype cotton via high-throughput RNA sequencing
Dingwei Yu, Libei Li, Hengling Wei & Shuxun Yu
Molecular Genetics and Genomics volume 295, pages645–660(2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01656-y


GC usage of SARS-CoV-2 genes might adapt to the environment of human lung expressed genes
Yue Li, Xinai Yang, Na Wang, Haiyan Wang, Bin Yin, Xiaoping Yang & Wenqing Jiang
Molecular Genetics and Genomics, volume 295, pages 1537–1546(2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01719-0


GWAS in cancer: progress and challenges
Baiqiang Liang, Hongrong Ding, Lianfang Huang, Haiqing Luo & Xiao Zhu
Molecular Genetics and Genomics volume 295, pages537–561(2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01647-z



Disruption of carotene biosynthesis leads to abnormal plastids and variegated leaves in Brassica napus
Xiaobin Zhao, Kaining Hu, Mengjiao Yan, Bin Yi, Jing Wen, Chaozhi Ma, Jinxiong Shen, Tingdong Fu & Jinxing Tu
Molecular Genetics and Genomics volume 295, pages981–999(2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01674-w