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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

Genome editing and plant transformation of solanaceous food crops
2018.
Van Eck, Joyce
Current Opinion in Biotechnology.
49
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35–41
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
The Physcomitrella patens chromosome-scale assembly reveals moss genome structure and evolution
2018.
Lang D, Ullrich KK, Murat F, Fuchs J, Jenkins J, Haas FB, Piednoel M, Gundlach H, Van Bel M, Meyberg…
Plant Journal.
93
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515–533
A novel chloroplast gene reported for flagellate plants
2018.
Song, M., L.-Y. Kuo, L. Huiet, K.M. Pryer, C.J. Rothfels, Li, Fay-Wei.
American Journal of Botany.
105
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117–121
Molecular and Biological Characterization of Tomato mottle mosaic virus and Development of RT-PCR Detection
2017.
Sui, X., Zheng, Y., Li, R., Padmanabhan, C., Tian, T., Deborah, G. H., Keinath, A. P., Fei, Zhangjun…
Plant Disease.
101
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704–711
Overexpression of the class D MADS-box gene Sl-AGL11 impacts fleshy tissue differentiation and structure in tomato fruits
2017.
Huang, B., Routaboul, J-M, Liu, M., Deng, W., Maza, E., Mila, I., Hu, G., Zouine, M., Frasse, P., Vr…
Journal of Experimental Botany.
68
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4869–4884
The Tomato Expression Atlas
2017.
Fernandez-Pozo, N., Zheng, Y., Snyder, S. I., Nicolas, P., Shinozaki, Y., Fei, Zhangjun, Catala, Car…
Bioinformatics (Oxford, England).
33
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2397–2398
Generation of a Collection of Mutant Tomato Lines Using Pooled CRISPR Libraries
2017.
Jacobs, T. B., Zhang, N., Patel, D., Martin, Gregory B.
Plant Physiology.
174
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2023–2037

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