Thursday, April 20, 2017

New lettuce genome assembly offers clues to success of huge plant family

04/20/2017 04:33 PM EDT

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University of California, Davis, researchers have unlocked a treasure trove of genetic information about lettuce and related plants, completing the first reported comprehensive genome assembly for lettuce and the massive Compositae plant family.


Full story at http://blogs.ucdavis.edu/egghead/2017/04/12/gene-salad-lettuce-genome-assembly-published/

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University of California, Davis


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