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Abstract

Population genomics of Populus trichocarpa identifies signatures of selection and adaptive trait associations.

Forest trees are dominant components of terrestrial ecosystems that have global ecological and economic importance. Despite distributions that span wide environmental gradients, many tree populations are locally adapted, and mechanisms underlying this adaptation are poorly understood. Here we use a...

Authors
Evans, L. M.; Slavov, G. T.; Rodgers-Melnick, E.; Martin, J.; Ranjan, P.; Muchero, W.; Brunner, A. M.; Schackwitz, W.; Gunter, L.; Chen, J. G.; Tuskan, G. A.; DiFazio, S. P.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
Publication
Nature Genetics, 2014, 46, 10, pp 1089-1096
CAB ReviewFull Text

Fruit ripening: physiology, signalling, genomics.

Fruits are important to our dietary requirements as they provide vitamins, minerals, antioxidant and various other molecules important to human health. Ethylene plays a major role in fruit development and ripening. During ripening, various physiological and biochemical changes take place through...

Date
September 2014
Subjects
DNA methylation; endogenous growth regulators; epigenetics; ethylene; fruits; genes; genetic markers; genomics; messenger RNA; nucleotide sequences; plant growth regulators; ripening; signal transduction; transcription; transcriptomics
Authors
Pravendra Nath; Pech, J. C.
News Article

Genetic find might lead to cattle that are more resistant to TB

Scientists have identified genetic traits in cattle that might allow farmers to breed livestock with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis...

Date
February 2014
AbstractFull Text

High-throughput transcriptome sequencing technology and its applications in Lepidoptera.

Transcriptome is the complete set of RNA transcripts in a specific type of cell or tissue under a certain stage or physiological condition. Next generation high-throughput sequencing technology has changed the study patterns of transcriptomics tremendously, from which RNA-sequencing (RNA-Seq) is...

Authors
Yang Fan; Huang LiHua; Zhang AiBing
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica
Publication
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2014, 57, 8, pp 991-1000

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