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In this report, we describe the cloning and characterization of a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily (IgSF); i.e., Turtle. The cDNA of Turtle was cloned from the silkworm Bombyx mori using the rapid amplification of cDNA ends (RACE) technique. Three isoforms of Bombyx Turtle were obtained,...

Zhu Feng; Xiao ShengYan; Zhang YongHong; Shao YuLan; Tang FenFen; Chen ShiLiang; Bai XingRong
Elsevier B.V.
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2017, 52, pp 67-74
CAB ReviewFull Text

Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) and northern corn rootworm (Diabrotica barberi (Smith and Lawrence)) are major pests of maize in the USA. These pests have been managed with a variety of tactics over the last century. Both Diabrotica spp. have adapted to crop rotation...

February 2017
arthropod pests; bacterial insecticides; biological control agents; chemical control; crop damage; genetic engineering; genetic transformation; genetically engineered organisms; insect control; insect pests; insecticides; integrated control; integrated pest management; maize; natural enemies; pathogens; pest control; pest management; pests; plant pests; resistance management; reviews; RNA interference; techniques; transgenic plants
Ludwick, D. C.; Hibbard, B. E.
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Gene editing could boost pig sperm stocks from prized animals

The surrogates have functional testes but do not have specialised stem cells that are required to produce sperm containing their own genetic...

January 2017
David Hemming
AbstractFull Text

Animal species detection is one of the crucial steps for consumer's food analysis. In the present study we developed an in-house built loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for rapid detection of adulterated cow DNA in goat milk/meat samples. The cow milk/tissue DNA in goat milk/meat...

Deb, R.; Sengar, G. S.; Singh, U.; Kumar, S.; Raja, T. V.; Alex, R.; Alyethodi, R. R.; Prakash, B.
Shiraz University
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 18, 2, pp 134-137

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