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April 2018

Bar-headed geese are champions of high-altitude flight and are renowned for their trans-Himalayan migrations. In this issue, Natarajan et al. dissect the molecular basis of an adaptive change in bar-headed goose hemoglobin that contributes to their extreme hypoxia tolerance. See Natarajan et al.

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A genomic overview of the population structure of Salmonella

Nabil-Fareed Alikhan, Zhemin Zhou, Martin J. Sergeant, Mark Achtman

Research Articles

Role of heterotrimeric Gα proteins in maize development and enhancement of agronomic traits

Qingyu Wu, Michael Regan, Hiro Furukawa, David Jackson

Frequency and distribution of 152 genetic disease variants in over 100,000 mixed breed and purebred dogs

Jonas Donner, Heidi Anderson, Stephen Davison, Angela M. Hughes, Julia Bouirmane, Johan Lindqvist, Katherine M. Lytle, Balasubramanian Ganesan, Claudia Ottka, Päivi Ruotanen, Maria Kaukonen, Oliver P. Forman, Neale Fretwell, Cynthia A. Cole, Hannes Lohi

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