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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
Deciphering Genetic Factors that Determine Melon Fruit-Quality Traits Using RNA-Seq-Based High-Resolution QTL and eQTL Mapping
2018.
Galpaz, N., Gonda, I., Shem-Tov, D., Barad, O., Tzuri, G., Lev, S., Fei, Zhangjun, Xu, Y., Lombardi,…
The Plant Journal.
94
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169–191
Structure and Distribution of Centromeric Retrotransposons at Diploid and Allotetraploid Coffea Centromeric and Pericentromeric Regions
2018.
Nunes, R. DC, Orozco-Arias, S., Crouzillat, D., Mueller, Lukas A., Strickler, S. R., Descombes, P., …
Frontiers in Plant Science.
9
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Production of GP64-free virus-like particles from baculovirus-infected insect cells
2018.
Chaves, L. CS, Ribeiro, B. M., Blissard, Gary
The Journal of general virology.
99
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265–274
The Secretome and N-Glycosylation Profiles of the Charophycean Green Alga, Penium margaritaceum, Resemble Those of Embryophytes
2018.
Ruiz-May, E., Sorensen, Iben, Fei, Zhangjun, Zhang, Sheng, Domozych, D. S., Rose, Jocelyn
Proteomes.
6
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Admixture, evolution, and variation in reproductive isolation in the Boechera puberula clade
2018.
Schilling, M. P., Gompert, Z., Li, Fay-Wei, Windham, M. D., Wolf, P. G.
BMC Evolutionary Biology.
18
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The Physcomitrella patens chromosome-scale assembly reveals moss genome structure and evolution
2018.
Lang, D., Ullrich, K. K., Murat, F., Fuchs, J., Jenkins, J., Haas, F. B., Piednoel, M., Gundlach, H.…
The Plant Journal.
93
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515–533
Molecular Markers to Select for the j-2-mediated Jointless Pedicel in Tomato
2018.
Lee, T. G., Shekasteband, R., Menda, N., Mueller, Lukas A., Hutton, S. F.
HortScience.
53
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153–158

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