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A whole-genome sequenced rice mutant resource for the study of biofuel feedstocks
July 5, 2017
Researchers at the DOE Joint BioEnergy Institute, in collaboration with the Joint Genome Institute, are reporting the first whole-genome sequence of a mutant population of Kitaake, a model variety of rice. Their high-density, high-resolution catalog of mutations facilitates the discovery of novel genes and functional elements that control diverse biological pathways.
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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