Jon Girard II, et al. Make the case to assign the spontaneous squiggle tail (squig) mutation in mice to a defect in the gene Meox1. They also suggest this genetic variant could serve as a model for Klippel-Feil syndrome 2 (KFS2) in humans.
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BMC Research Notes is an open access journal publishing peer-reviewed contributions from across all scientific and clinical disciplines, including intriguing initial observations, updates to previous work and established methods, valid negative results, and scientific data sets and descriptions. We are committed to making it easier to find, cite and share your short reports by providing an inclusive forum for valuable data and research observations.
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Leana Zoller and Tiffany M. Knight present a curated dataset of interactions between plants and insects in subarctic Finland, generated from digitizing a historical document from the late 19th century and updating the taxonomy using currently accepted nomenclature.
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