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New RNA Sequencing technology helps reveal what plant genomes really encode

Published: Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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Scientists from the James Hutton Institute and the University of Dundee have teamed up with researchers in the USA to use a new technique to sequence the genes of the plant Arabidopsis. This approach, which allows researchers to see exactly where a plant's genes end, could be applied to crops in the hope of boosting efforts to breed new varieties.


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