Sample absorbance at 260 nm, 550 nm and 650 nm was measured to determine the amount of labelled DNA and efficiency of Cy3 and Cy5 labelling, respectively. Fruit are typically considered an enlarged organ that surrounds the developing seeds of a plant, or the ripened ovary of a flower together with any associated accessory parts [1]. during fruit development through the growing sea-son but this has not apparently been done before, at least for apple fruit. X axes show DAA, the left Y axes show relative qRT-PCR expression, the right Y axes show absolute array expression. The early phase of cell division and tissue specification that occurs in the first 35 days after pollination has been associated with up-regulation of a cluster of genes that includes core cell cycle genes. Alba R, Payton P, Fei Z, McQuinn R, Debbie P, Martin GB, Tanksley SD, Giovannoni JJ: Transcriptome and selected metabolite analyses reveal multiple points of ethylene control during tomato fruit development. Thirty-eight apple genes represented on the apple array have strong sequence similarity to the 88 Arabidopsis cell cycle genes identified by Menges et al. Nevertheless it is likely that identifying only 16 pairs of genes with similar expression patterns in both apple and tomato is an underestimate of the actual similarity between the fruit. Article  Fluorescence emission results … Schaffer RJ, Friel EN, Souleyre EJF, Bolitho K, Thodey K, Ledger S, Bowen JH, Ma JH, Nain B, Cohen D, Gleave AP, Crowhurst RN, Janssen BJ, Yao JL, Newcomb RD: A Genomics Approach Reveals That Aroma Production in Apple Is Controlled by Ethylene Predominantly at the Final Step in Each Biosynthetic Pathway. Where apple array expression varied and gave reliable data the expression pattern was confirmed by qRT-PCR. Additionally, fruit size has been shown to be positively correlated with seed number in strawberry, kiwifruit, and apple. A single oligo was selected for each unigene from the EST closest to the 3' end of the unigene and where more than one possible oligo was available for an EST, the 3' most oligo selected. CAS  Boudolf V, Barroco R, Engler Jde A, Verkest A, Beeckman T, Naudts M, Inze D, De Veylder L: B1-type cyclin-dependent kinases are essential for the formation of stomatal complexes in Arabidopsis thaliana. An array representing approximately 13000 genes (15726 oligonucleotides of 45–55 bases) designed from apple ESTs has been used to study gene expression over eight time points during fruit development. © 2020 BioMed Central Ltd unless otherwise stated. Fertilization occurs at anthesis, when the ovules are mature and the stigma is receptive for pollen germination. Using cluster analysis, a single domain Myb transcription factor (EB129522) was identified with a similar expression pattern to sucrose phosphatase and sucrose-phosphate synthase. Perhaps not surprisingly then, apple homologues of these genes were not selected as having changed significantly during fruit development, however the apple Wee1 homologue does show some increase in expression immediately after cell division ceases. Apple (Malus × domestica Borkh. Altschul SF, Gish W, Miller W, Myers EW, Lipman DJ: Basic local alignment search tool. Tree Fruit Growth Stages – Apple; Apple Growth Stages and Critical Temperatures. One integral plasma membrane protein homologue and one expansin homologue showed similar patterns of expression in both apple and tomato and were selected in the mid development cluster in the apple microarray. Fruit can develop without any pollination or fertilization or seed development! Apple bud stages... ‹ Nutrient Management up Resistance management: apple fungicides ›. Since oligos were selected and synthesized in random order, no additional randomization of the array was necessary. The analysis and model are set in the framework of the physiological mechanisms considered to be responsible for dormancy and subsequent bud growth. Immediate online access to all issues from 2019. Plant Cell. 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2004.02188.x. CAS  Where possible all primers were designed to span the array oligo, have an optimum temperature of 59°C, GC content 40–60%, amplicon length 100 bp, primer length 20 bp. 1990, 215 (3): 403-410. Planta 210:9–18, Wang H, Ma F, Cheng L (2010a) Metabolism of organic acids, nitrogen and amino acids in chlorotic leaves of ‘Honeycrisp’ apple (Malus domestica Borkh) with excessive accumulation of carbohydrates. Additional file 4: The results for genes that were differentially expressed in five developmental stages of apple. As further microarray experiments are performed in other fruiting species the inclusion of samples at standardized developmental stages will allow better comparison of datasets and more common fundamental processes to be identified. In the work described in this paper, microarrays have been used to study the developmental processes occurring during fruit formation from pollination to full tree ripeness. EB111272) and conserved domain (MdAC13, EST29626, Genbank acc. Manipulation of expression of these genes may alter cell size and number in fruit, perhaps affecting fruit shape, size and texture. Eur Food Res Technol 236:329–339, Lu Y, Lam H, Pi E, Zhan Q, Tsai S, Wang C, Kwan Y, Ngai S (2013) Comparative metabolomics in Glycine max and Glycine soja under salt stress to reveal the phenotypes of their offspring. Moreover, our findings imply that the probable reason of increases in sugar content during apple fruit development is related to a synthesis of trehalose-6-phosphate and trehalose, which are mainly regulated by Trehalose-6-phosphate synthase, trehalose-6-phosphate phosphatase, and trehalase. Plant Science. Graphs show transcript levels from the array (solid lines) for Rep1 (filled diamonds) and Rep2 (open squares) compared with transcript levels from qRT-PCR (dashed lines, mean and standard error for each sample) for Rep1 (filled diamonds) and Rep2 (open squares). Using an analysis of the Arabidopsis genome sequence, Vanderpoele et al. Curr Opin Plant Biol. Recently an EST sequencing approach has been used to identify apple genes [24]; unigenes derived from this sequencing project were used to design the oligonucleotides used in this work. C, The 1955 developmentally regulated genes selected by ANOVA (FDR = 0.01) were clustered by their geometric means. The expression of these three cell cycle associated genes at the time when apple fruit are undergoing cell division suggests they are important developmental regulators in apple. Google Scholar, Avi Sadka EDEO (2001) Comparative analysis of mitochondrial citrate synthase gene structure, transcript level and enzymatic activity in acidless and acid-containing Citrus varieties. Four genes without annotation were identified as having similar patterns of expression in apple and tomato fruit. Since the criteria used to select significantly changing genes was fairly stringent we plotted expression patterns for all the matches between our data and the selected early fruit development genes from Lee et al. (excel: 427 kb). Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 2004, 136 (1): 2687-2699. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 108:3436–3441, Li M, Feng F, Cheng L (2012) Expression patterns of genes involved in sugar metabolism and accumulation during apple fruit development. Plant Cell. Santa Barbara , John Wiley & Sons Inc; 1977. Group 3, control oligos from human genes not expected to be expressed in plants: B-cell receptor protein (HsAC25, Genbank acc. An experiment was conducted to observe the effect of pre-harvest fruit bagging on ‘Royal Delicious’ apple (Malus x domestica Borkh.). 2001, 7 (3): 639-650. [49] used Affymetrix microarrays to observe εchanges in the expression of starch enzymes over a diurnal cycle in Arabidopsis leaves. Members of the pomoideae have a fruit that consists of two distinct parts: an expanded ovary corresponding to the "core" which is homologous to the tomato fruit; and the cortex or edible portion of the fruit which is derived from the fused base of stamens, petals and sepals [1, 16], which expands to surround the ovary. Apple Maturity Indices [http://www.sgn.cornell.edu/]. We have provided the raw data in Additional file 1 and Additional file 9. In total, ESTs for 15 apple genes with homology to starch metabolic enzymes were identified with microarray expression profiles that varied during fruit development (Table 4) and qRT-PCR was performed to confirm these profiles. KT carried out labelling and hybridisations, analysis of starch metabolic genes, qRT-PCR of starch genes and assisted with drafting the manuscript. 2 A, B). 2005, 17 (3): 746-759. Such comparisons are valuable in order to find genes for which the function is conserved for a particular process that may not be identified by other methods. The control of cell division and cell expansion is a key part of the developmental regulation of fruit and is likely to affect final fruit size as well as texture and the balance between tissue types. The observation that 350 of the ethylene induced genes were not identified as having altered expression during the endogenous ripening process implies that these genes do not have roles in normal fruit ripening, or that the induction of these genes is below the level of significance used to select genes in this work. CN910963, apple EST244637, Genbank acc. It is probable that when more complete whole genome arrays are used and when more closely matched sampling is carried out, many more genes with similar expression will be identified. Progress 01/01/03 to 12/31/03 Outputs The earliest stage of apple fruit development, termed fruit set, is the least understood and yet the most critical for defining crop yield and quality. EB114519). 2005, 17 (6): 1723-1736. Apple research has undergone great improvements in the last years, in both quantitative and qualitative terms. Chambers were heated to 45°C and mixed overnight. PubMed Central  The purpose of our investigation is to clarify the development of apple fruit in the early stages of its growth. Marie D, Brown SC: A cytometric exercise in plant DNA histograms, with 2C values for 70 species. [51]. By 146 DAA fruit were "tree ripe" at this stage fruit have strong colour and have fully developed flavour, almost all the starch present has been converted into fruit sugars and some flesh softening has occurred. Leaves (1 g) were processed according to the manufacturers instructions and the optional step of adding β-marcaptoethanol was included to limit oxidation of phenolic compounds. 2017 Jul;49(7):1099-1106. doi: 10.1038/ng.3886. Leaving fruit on the tree too long results in softer fruit, the potential development of watercore, and a shorter storage life. 10.1105/tpc.104.027714. Physiol Plant 121:15–26, Ilhan S, Ozdemir F, Bor M (2015) Contribution of trehalose biosynthetic pathway to drought stress tolerance of Capparis ovata Desf. Alternatively the microarray oligo may be hybridizing to more than one member of a gene family. Using ANOVA analysis of the microarray data, 1955 genes showed significant changes in expression over this time course. However, it is also possible that distinct pathways are responsible for these early and late starch degradation events. Google Scholar, Benjamini Y, Hochberg Y (1995) Controlling the false discovery rate—a practical and powerful approach to multiple testing. [30], using BLASTx and manual examination of protein sequence alignments (31 have expect value of 1 × e-40 or better). We identified 7404 differentially expressed genes (DEGs) and divided them into 9 clusters. Image of buds, germ, grow - 186874503 Mol Cell. The similarity of the profiles for sucrose phosphatase and sucrose-phosphate synthase (Figure 5) suggested coordination of expression. Food Science and Technology Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-019-10010-5, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-019-10010-5, Over 10 million scientific documents at your fingertips, Not logged in A further five genes had some similarity of expression but 26 had little or no similarity of expression (data not shown). Smith SM, Fulton DC, Chia T, Thorneycroft D, Chapple A, Dunstan H, Hylton C, Zeeman SC, Smith AM: Diurnal changes in the transcriptome encoding enzymes of starch metabolism provide evidence for both transcriptional and posttranscriptional regulation of starch metabolism in Arabidopsis leaves. A recent study by Alba et al. To investigate the regulation of early fruit development at the molecular level, two cDNA libraries were constructed from the fruit of apple (Malus domestica Borkh. Lee et al. Two putative CDKB homologues in the apple fruit development microarray changed significantly, both of these apple genes decline in expression at the time that apple cell division stops suggesting a role for these genes in the regulation of this process. These ethylene-responsive fruit-cortex ripening genes are shown in Table 7 and are grouped by ripening sub-cluster. 10.1105/tpc.12.5.647. cv. Alteration of CDKB1;1 activity in leaves by expression of a modified form of CDKB1;1 changes cell size and endoreduplication. 10.3136/fstr.11.13. Additional file 5: The statistical table of DEGs that were annotation based on multiple database data. When expression patterns for the similar apple and tomato genes were compared, only 16 out of 46 genes studied had similar patterns of expression in both apple and tomato. Supplementary material 1 (XLSX 2608 kb) Additional file 1: The results of sequence alignment between sample sequencing data and the selected reference genome. Common to all fruit is the developmental process that results in expansion of tissue near the seed in a coordinated manner with seed development (usually, but not always, enclosing the seed). It is interesting that there is evidence of transcriptional regulation of starch in both Arabidopsis leaves where light- and sugar-regulated changes in starch occur over a 24-hr period, and in apple fruit where developmental regulation of starch takes place over a 146-day period. The EFD cluster consisted of two weaker sub-clusters: EFD1, a group of 320 genes (326 features) which had high expression early and then very low expression later in development; and EFD2 a group of 493 genes (493 features) with high expression early and moderate expression later in development. One feature of note was the higher proportion of genes with a cell cycle classification in the EFD cluster (FB 1.8%, EFD 3.4%, MD 1.4%, R 1.9%). Fonseca S, Hackler JL, Zvara A, Ferreira S, Balde A, Dudits D, Pais MS, Puskas LG: Monitoring gene expression along pear fruit development, ripening and senescence using cDNA microarrays. (rar: 5 pictures, 327 kb). While we did not observe coordinated expression of complete pathways, there was co-expression of several genes in one pathway. A review of malate and citrate accumulation in fruit cells. To elucidate molecular mechanisms of compositional change, we performed a comprehensive transcriptomic analysis of apple fruit at five developmental stages, from young fruit to maturity, coupled with metabolic profiling. Subsequently, usually after the seeds mature, the fruit undergoes a series of biochemical changes that convert starches into more available and attractive compounds, such as sugars, as well as producing volatile secondary metabolites that are thought to function as attractants for animals or insects which disperse the seed. Gala). Sci Hortic 165:311–318, Shannon P, Markiel A, Ozier O, Baliga NS, Wang JT, Ramage D, Amin N, Schwikowski B, Ideker T (2003) Cytoscape: a software environment for integrated models of biomolecular interaction networks. Plant Physiol 141:811–824 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar. K01193); luciferase (PpAC23, Genbank acc. 2005, 41 (4): 546-566. is an economically important fruit appreciated for its organoleptic characteristics and its benefits for human health. Of these 42 genes, 17 were selected as changing significantly during fruit development, 13 in the EFD cluster and four in the MD cluster (Table 6). is an economically important fruit tree in the world and the quality of apple is vital for better economic returns. 10.1146/annurev.arplant.52.1.725. [22], except a one way ANOVA model (y = time) was used. [13] used an array of 12899 EST clones representing ~8500 tomato genes to examine fruit development and ripening, with a particular focus on the events occurring around ripening. The remaining functional classes show only minor differences between the whole array and the selected 1955 and this may reflect some bias in the EST sequences [24]. Using this comparative approach it is possible to identify fruit ripening events that are both ethylene dependent and independent. Sugimoto-Shirasu K, Roberts K: "Big it up": endoreduplication and cell-size control in plants. 10.1105/tpc.105.032383. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Expression of core cell cycle genes. Although the biochemical activities of many starch enzymes have been defined, it is difficult to assign the roles of different enzyme pathways in the regulation of starch levels in fruit. Apple Design Resources for iOS include Sketch, Photoshop, and Adobe XD templates, along with comprehensive UI resources that depict the full range of controls, views, and glyphs available to developers using the iOS SDK. Plant Cell. One exception is the recent acquisition of extensive expressed sequence tag (EST) data. The top five genes in each cluster by quality of the BLAST match between apple and tomato were plotted. 1963, 1: 265-294. CN870331), 3' end (MdAC12 EST29626, Genbank acc. Additional file 2: The distribution of Reads in different regions of the genome. Starch metabolic genes were associated with changes in starch levels during fruit development. The first sample 0 Days After Anthesis (DAA) was taken at the same time that fully open flowers were tagged. Subscription will auto renew annually. While the overall "metabolism" classifications are similar for FB and ripening clusters (21.5% vs 20.9%) the MIPS category 01.06 for lipid, fatty-acid and isoprenoid metabolism, which include the known flavour components such as terpenes, shifts from 2.6% in FB to 4.3% in the ripening cluster (data not shown). At about 100 days after pollination starch levels begin to decline again and fruit sugars increase, until the fruit are fully ripe [19]. Cornell Agricultural Experimental Station, Geneva, New York, USA Memoir. NM_112829, ESTID122G23T7); translation initiation factor (Aunc6, At3g19760, Genbank acc. By using this website, you agree to our This transcriptional regulation of starch in both source and sink tissues may be required to coordinate the partitioning of carbohydrates throughout a plant. Plant J. This almost certainly reflects the emphasis on ripening samples in the tomato microarray. 10.1105/tpc.105.036053. The development of apple and tomato fruit, from anthesis to mature fruit differs in length, however we compared patterns of expression during similar phases of development, in particular the mid development phase when cells are expanding in both apple and tomato (~8–35 DAA in tomato and ~40–110 DAA in apple) and the ripening phase (~40–50 DAA in tomato and ~130–150 DAA in apple). The Cosmic Crisp apple has been generating quite a buzz for a while now — because it's been in development for over two decades. London , Chapman & Hall; 1993, 454-. By contrast with the results seen for tomato [13], there was no sharp change in global expression patterns at ripening, but this difference is likely to reflect differences in sampling. Funct Integr Genomics. The protocol was amended with a 1 min polytron step after addition of the extraction buffer, the aqueous phase after the first chloroform extraction was filtered through autoclaved Mira cloth, and the total concentration of LiCl was 2 M. Isolated RNA was column purified (using RNAeasy Mini Kit, Qiagen, Hilden, Germany) and the quality and purity was checked using an Agilent 2100 Bioanalyser (Agilent, Palo Alto, CA). Four distinct expression profiles were observed: I) for a β-amylase gene (EB114557), transcript levels were high at anthesis and low for the rest of fruit development, sucrose synthase (CN897963) had a similar pattern of expression although with a less rapid decline in expression; II) for sucrose phosphatase (EB156512) and a sucrose-phosphate synthase gene (EB123469), transcript levels peaked at the earliest and latest time points; III) for ADP-glucose phosphorylase (CN884033) and UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase (EG631379), transcript levels were lowest in the bud and increased during fruit development to reach a maximum in tree ripe apple; IV) for an α-glucosidase (EE663791) and a starch synthase (EB121923) transcript levels were low both early and late in apple development and peaked during early and mid development, respectively. We further filtered the list to include only those genes in the apple EFD (41 genes), MD (16 genes) and R (35 genes) clusters (Table 5). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-019-10010-5. Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout. PubMed  Control of the core plant cell cycle genes at the transcriptional level has been associated with regulation of the cell cycle in synchronised Arabidopsis and tobacco BY2 cell cultures [30, 36–38]. A, C, E, G, I, K, M, O, Q, S, U, W, Y, AA, AC, AE tomato genes B, D, F, H, J, L, N, P, R, T, V, X, Z, AB, AD, AF apple genes. 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Starch levels then build up in fruit coordinate with cell expansion. The increases in "metabolism" and "energy" classes as compared with the whole array are not unreasonable given the large changes occurring in organ development and the accumulation of starch and sugar and later in ripening and production of flavour compounds. Group 4, control oligos expected to have the same level of expression in all tissues based on analysis of Arabidopsis array data: Ubiquitin protein ligase (Aunc1, At1g14400, Genbank acc. For samples taken at 14, 25, 35 and 60 DAA, whole fruit were sampled with only the petiole removed. also known as M. pumila) are members of the Rosaceae family, sub family pomoideae, which includes crop species such as pear, rose and quince. Google Scholar. 2006, 34 (Database issue): D354-7. [25] as being up-regulated were not confirmed in our microarray, however, an additional 13 genes were identified with high expression early in Royal Gala fruit development, and low expression in ripening (Table 6). For the remaining six enzymes the qRT-PCR pattern differed from the microarray pattern possibly because the RT-PCR primers were amplifying different alleles or genes than those detected by the microarray oligo. X65316); Neomycin phosphotransferase (EcAC24, Genbank acc. The R cluster could be clustered into three further sub-clusters: R1 70 genes (70 features) where expression peaked at harvest ripe (132 DAA) and was low at other stages of development; R2 191 genes (195 features) where expression was very low throughout development until tree ripe (146 DAA); and R3 406 genes (408 features) where expression peaked at tree ripe (146 DAA) but some expression was present at earlier stages of development. Tanksley SD: The genetic, developmental, and molecular bases of fruit size and shape variation in tomato. Few achenes result in mis- shapen fruit! RA provided access to tomato array data and carried out analysis of apple data and assisted with the manuscript. While homologues of IPP isomerase, catalase, Histone 2B and the RIN MADS-box gene are all up-regulated in ripening in both apple and tomato they were all also selected in the apple microarray as up-regulated early in fruit development, although for the MADS-box gene the up-regulation may be more associated with high expression in floral buds. Dewitte W, Murray JA: The plant cell cycle. 10.1016/j.plantsci.2004.03.033. For each EST, oligonucleotides were designed using an in-house algorithm, with a Tm of 74°C ± 2°C and length between 45 and 55 bases. For all the apple genes represented on the array, the Arabidopsis gene with the best sequence similarity based on BLAST analysis was selected [28], with a threshold expect value of 1 × e-5, and MIPS functional categories for that Arabidopsis gene assigned to the apple gene. Article  Using MegaBLAST (word size 12, threshold 1 × e-5) the list of 869 genes that change during tomato fruit development from Alba et al. PubMed Central  Manage cookies/Do not sell my data we use in the preference centre. U11861). 2001, 126 (3): 1214-1223. A medium apple — with a diameter of about 3 inches (7.6 centimeters) — equals 1.5 cups of fruit. Giovannoni J: Molecular Biology of Fruit Maturation and Ripening. Fruit development is initiated by growth regulating hormones produced by developing seeds. Further analysis using larger promoter regions and possible binding partners for the Myb protein may identify a regulatory role for this gene. Post-pollination development of the Arabidopsis fruit is limited, and while it serves as a good model for dehiscent fruit, it is not clear whether the genes involved in Arabidopsis fruit development are important in the development of fleshy fruit. Denne MP: The growth of apple fruitlets, and the effect of early thinning on fruit development. The first stages after fruit set represent a very important and still poorly characterized developmental process. Goals / Objectives The objective of this project is to develop transcriptome gene expression data for apple at early stages of postharvest fruit disorder development. Article  PubMed  G, Diagram showing fruit starch levels during fruit development as a percentage of the maximum levels, adapted from Brookfield et al. This developmental period involves the division of specific cells to form the final apple fruit shape and since there appeared to be an increase in cell cycle associated genes during this period we identified the genes associated with the cell cycle classification for each cluster (FB 17 genes, EFD 61 genes, MD 8 genes, R 42 genes) and their annotations (Table 3). Google Scholar, Etienne A, Genard M, Lobit P, Mbeguie-A-Mbeguie D, Bugaud C (2013) What controls fleshy fruit acidity? No orthologue for this gene has been identified in apple although three homologous genes are represented on the array. For optimum growth and fruiting, apple trees need 100-125 cm. Schaffer et al. PubMed Google Scholar. BJJ, KT, RS, LB, RB, JHB, RNC, APG, SL, SMcA, FBP, and SW were all supported by Funding from the Foundation for Research Science and technology (C06X0207), New Zealand and by Internal funding from HortResearch, NZ. 10.1007/s00425-005-0017-y. Genes with no expression changes or with greater than 5 fold changes were excluded, leaving 8719 genes. Clustering of genes changing during fruit development. Annu Rev Plant Physiol Plant Mol Biol. However any core cell cycle gene that varied developmentally might be associated with the control of cell division rates during fruit formation and development. These results suggest that while ethylene is a major regulator of gene expression in fruit ripening, a large portion of fruit ripening occurs in the absence of ethylene. The pattern of expression for a selection of ESTs was confirmed by quantitative RT-PCR using primers designed close to the array oligo. By these criteria 74% (26 out of 35) of genes had the same pattern of expression in the microarray experiment as in the qRT-PCR experiment. 10.1105/tpc.021774. Sci Hortic 128:197–205, Mukherjee S, Liu A, Deol KK, Kulichikhin K, Stasolla C, Brule-Babel A, Ayele BT (2015) Transcriptional coordination and abscisic acid mediated regulation of sucrose transport and sucrose-to-starch metabolism related genes during grain filling in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Schoof H, Zaccaria P, Gundlach H, Lemcke K, Rudd S, Kolesov G, Arnold R, Mewes HW, Mayer KF: MIPS Arabidopsis thaliana Database (MAtDB): an integrated biological knowledge resource based on the first complete plant genome. Of the 16 pairs of tomato and apple genes identified, seven show up-regulation in ripening and four showed down-regulation. BMC Plant Biol 17:28, PubMed  Even in temperate regions, apple fruit flesh temperatures under direct sunlight can reach in excess of 40°C (Ferguson et al., 1998). We thank Kerri Mills (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA) for language editing, and Feng Shen (Northwest A&F University, China) for graph making. 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