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Latest News Releases

Pumpkin genomes sequenced revealing uncommon evolutionary history

For some, pumpkins conjure carved Halloween decorations, but for many people around the world, these gourds provide nutrition. Scientists at Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) and the National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables in Beijing have sequenced the genomes of two important pumpkin species, Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata.

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Latest Publications

Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals networks of genes activated in the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci when fed on tomato plants infected with Tomato yellow leaf curl virus
2018.
Hasegawa, D. K., Chen, W., Zheng, Y., Kaur, N., Wintermantel, W. M., Simmons, A. M., Fei, Zhangjun, …
Virology.
513
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52–64
Genome editing and plant transformation of solanaceous food crops
2018.
Van Eck, Joyce
Current Opinion in Biotechnology.
49
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35–41
Protein interaction networks at the host???microbe interface in Diaphorina citri , the insect vector of the citrus greening pathogen
2017.
Ramsey, J. S., Chavez, J. D., Johnson, R., Hosseinzadeh, S., Mahoney, J. E., Mohr, J. P., Robison, F…
Royal Society Open Science.
4
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160545–160545
Rapid transcriptional plasticity of duplicated gene clusters enables a clonally reproducing aphid to colonise diverse plant species
2017.
Mathers, T. C., Chen, Y., Kaithakottil, G., Legeai, F., Mugford, S. T., Baa-Puyoulet, P., Bretaudeau…
Genome Biology.
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A Subset of Ubiquitin-Conjugating Enzymes Is Essential for Plant Immunity
2017.
Zhou, B., Mural, R. V., Chen, X., Oates, M. E., Connor, R. A., Martin, Gregory B., Gough, J., Zeng, …
Plant Physiology.
173
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1371–1390
Plant Signaling and Metabolic Pathways Enabling Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis
2017.
MacLean, A. M., Bravo, A., Harrison, Maria J.
THE PLANT CELL ONLINE.
29
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2319–2335
Comparative proteomics to identify critical proteins for transmission of Candidatus Liberibacter asiacticus by the Asian citrus psyllid
2017.
Kruse, A., Saha, S., Johnson, R., Fattahalhosseini, S., Warwick, E., Sturgeon, K., MacCoss, M., Shat…
PHYTOPATHOLOGY.
107
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9–9
Concurrent Overexpression of Arabidopsis thaliana Cystathionine ??-Synthase and Silencing of Endogenous Methionine ??-Lyase Enhance Tuber Methionine Content in Solanum tuberosum
2017.
Kumar, P., Jander, Georg
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
65
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2737–2742

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