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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

NRPS-Derived Isoquinolines and Lipopetides Mediate Antagonism between Plant Pathogenic Fungi and Bacteria
2018.
Khalid, S., Baccile, J. A., Spraker, J. E., Tannous, J., Imran, M., Schroeder, Frank, Keller, N. P.
ACS Chemical Biology.
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171–179
Organelle Genome Inheritance in Deparia Ferns (Athyriaceae, Aspleniineae, Polypodiales)
2018.
Kuo, L. Y., Tang, T. Y., Li, Fay-Wei, Su, H. J., Chiou, W. L., Huang, Y. M., Wang, C. N.
Frontiers in Plant Science.
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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
Development of an Agrobacterium-mediated transformation method for Taxus suspension cultures
2018.
Wilson, S. A., Keen, P., McKee, M. C., Raia, N., Van Eck, Joyce, Roberts, S. C.
In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Plant.
54
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36–44
High-resolution spatiotemporal transcriptome mapping of tomato fruit development and ripening
2018.
Shinozaki, Y., Nicolas, P., Fernandez-Pozo, N., Ma, Q., Evanich, D. J., Shi, Y., Xu, Y., Zheng, Y., …
Nature Communications.
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Metabolomic “Dark Matter” Dependent on Peroxisomal β-Oxidation in Caenorhabditis elegans
2018.
Artyukhin, A. B., Zhang, Y. K., Akagi, A. E., Panda, O., Sternberg, P. W., Schroeder, Frank
Journal of the American Chemical Society.
140
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2841–2852
The quest for a non-vector psyllid: Natural variation in acquisition and transmission of the huanglongbing pathogen ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ by Asian citrus psyllid isofemale lines
2018.
Ammar, E. D., Hall, D. G., Hosseinzadeh, S., Heck, Michelle L.
PLOS One.
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5-3-2018
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