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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

Boechera (Brassicaceae) Microsatellite Database: an online portal for species identification and hybrid relationship resolution
2017
Author(s):Li, F.-W., C.A. Rushworth, J.B. Beck, M.D. Windham
Database
in press
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Boechera Microsatellite Database: an online portal for species identification and hybrid relationship resolution
2017
Author(s):Li, F.-W., C.A. Rushworth, J.B. Beck, M.D. Windham
Database
1,
baw169
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Detecting the interaction of peptide ligands with plant membrane receptors.
2017
Author(s):Hind, S. R., Hoki, J. S., Baccile, J. A., Boyle, P. C., Schroeder, F. C., & Martin, G. B.
Current Protocols in Plant Biology
2
240-269
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How does the multifaceted plant hormone salicyle acid come disease in plants and are similar mechanisms utilized in humans?
2017
Author(s):Dempsey, D. A. and Klessig, D.F.
BioMed Central Biology
15,
23
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The phycocyanobilin chromophore of streptophyte algal phytochromes is synthesized by HY2
2017
Author(s):Rockwell, N.C., S.S. Martin, F.-W. Li, S. Mathews, J.C. Lagarias
New Phytologist
214,
1145-1157
Plant and human MORC proteins have DNA modifying activities similar to type II topoisomerases, but require additional factor(s) for full activity.
2017
Author(s):Manohar, M., Choi, H.W., Manosalva, P., Austin, C.A., Peters, J.E., and Klessig, D.K.
Mol Plant Microbe Inter
30,
87-100
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The tomato kinase Pti1 contributes to production of reactive oxygen species in response to two flagellin-derived peptides and promotes resistance to Pseudomonas syringae infection.
2017
Author(s):Schwizer, S., C. M. Kraus, D. M. Dunham, Y. Zheng, N. Fernandez-Pozo, M. A. Pombo, Z. Fei, S. Chakravarthy & Martin, G. B.
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
30
725-738
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Generation of a collection of mutant tomato lines using pooled CRISPR libraries
2017
Author(s):Jacobs, T. B., Zhang, N., Patel, N., & Martin, G. B.
Plant Physiology
174
2023-2037
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