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Revolutionary hybrid plant clones could cut costs for farmers

Andy Fell | UC Davis | 
Plant biologists at the University of California, Davis, have discovered a way to make crop plants replicate through seeds as clones ...
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Gene sequencing accelerates development of climate change fighting, disease-resistant cabernet grapes

Pat Bailey | UC Davis | 
A new sequencing technology, combined with a new computer algorithm that can yield detailed information about complex genomes of various ...

Discovery of essential genes in mice crutial to precision medicine efforts in humans

Andy Fell | UC Davis | 
About one-third of 1751 genes studied in the first comprehensive survey of the mouse genome are essential to life, according ...

Genome sequencing of banana fungi may aid development of disease resistant varieties

Pat Bailey | UC Davis | 
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, and in the Netherlands have discovered how three fungal diseases have evolved into ...

Bitter genes in wild cucumbers could be used in medicine

UC Davis | 
High-tech genomics and traditional Chinese medicine come together as researchers identify the genes responsible for the intense bitter taste of ...
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