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Ginger – a free software to check your grammar

Ginger – a free software to check your grammar

Dear GNOBB members, Quite some time back, I informed the members that a software by the name GINGER is available free of cost. Except one there was no feedback which prompts me  to think that hardly any member used it. May I request you again to please try this free service. You will certainly be benefited by using it. As you know, people from our side of the world make mist

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Polyploids and hybrids in changing environments

Polyploids and hybrids in changing environments

A recent  article  entitled, “Polyploids and hybrids in changing environments:” published in the current issue   of Heredity (110:95-96 reviews the evolutionary role  polyploids have played in the whole plant kingdom. The authors consider allopolyploids to be more invasive compared to autopolyploids.  It has bee

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A detailed account of the TC and Biotech activities carried out in both public, private universities and research institutions

A detailed account of the TC and Biotech activities carried out in both public,  private universities and research institutions

Dhaka 8th March, 2014. The souvenir  of  the seventh international TC and Biotech Conference has given a detailed account of the TC and Biotech activities carried out in both public and private universities as well as in various research Institutions in the country. Please click the attached document to view this account. The Coordinator will be happy to correct

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Gemini virus Vectors Deliver Reagents for Plant Genome Engineering

Gemini virus Vectors Deliver Reagents for Plant Genome Engineering

Dhaka March 6, ’14. In an article entitled, “Gemini virus Vectors Deliver Reagents for Plant Genome Engineering,” published online  followed by its publication in the January, ‘14 issue  of the Plant Cell (vol.26, 1-2), the authors report of many novel tools  for carrying out genome engineering work. It  

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A report on the just concluded Seventh International Plant Tissue Culture Conference.

A report on the just concluded Seventh International Plant Tissue Culture Conference.

GNOBB owes a good deal to Professor Dr. Rakha Hari Sarker, Dhaka University, the driving force behind the International Meet for preparing a comprehensive report on the just concluded Seventh International Plant Tissue Culture Conference. The detailed  report is given below: Any inquiry may be directed to him at rhsarker2000@yahoo.co.uk. The coordi

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UoI Research Team Converts Sugarcane to Cold Tolerant, Oil-Producing Crop with more sugar content

UoI Research Team Converts Sugarcane to Cold Tolerant, Oil-Producing Crop with more sugar content

Dhaka, March 3, ’14. According  to a news itempublished in the February issue of Crop Biotech,  the researchers affiliated to a multi-institutional team from the University of Illinois claim to have evolved sugarcane varieties that can grow outside its geographic range showing enhanced photosynthetic rate by 30 percent turning into  an oil-pr

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Seventh Triennial International Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Conference

Seventh Triennial International Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Conference

Dhaka 2nd March, ’14. As already announced, the Seventh Triennial International Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Conference was held 1-3 March, 2014. The theme of the conference is: Biotechnology and Biosafety for Human Welfare. The inauguration of the conference will take place  in the NababNowab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhavan, Dhaka Unive

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Stem cells make muscles stronger in laboratory mice

Stem cells make muscles stronger in laboratory mice

In an article entitled, “Stem cells make muscles stronger, published online in the 20th February issue of Nature (506: 268-269), the author Bradley Olwin and his associates at the University of Colorado, Boulder, demonstrated that the protein called p38 prevents stem cells in old muscles from renewing. When the authors took muscle stem cells from

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Heartiest Congratulations to Ahmad Kabir et al. on his recent joint publication in the Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science

Heartiest Congratulations to Ahmad Kabir et al. on his recent joint publication in the Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science

Dhaka 21st Feb., ’14. We  are delighted to inform the members and well-wishers of GNOBB  that Ahmad Kabirat Rajshahi University  along with his two colleagues published online  a review paper titled, Zinc-deficiency resistance and biofortification in plants,” in the J. Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. The senior author has himself s

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Resequencing Data Indicate a Modest Effect of Domestication on Diversity in Barley

Resequencing Data Indicate a Modest Effect of Domestication on Diversity in Barley

Dhaka, 12 Feb., ’14. In an article titled, “Re-sequencing Data Indicate a Modest Effect of Domestication on Diversity in Barley: A Cultigen With Multiple Origins,” published in the current issue of Journal of Heredity (vol.105: 253-264), the lead author Peter I. Morrell and three of his associates at the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics

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The deposition of first SARS-CoV-2 genome sequencing results of a Bangladeshi patient by Dr. Senjuti Shaha, Dr. Samir Kumar Shaha along with their team from Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) opened a new do Read More

Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak

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GNOBB wishes all its well wishers and readers a heartiest greetings for Eid-ul-fitr. May this special day brings peace, happiness and prosperity to everyone. Eid Mubarak! Read More

Combating viruses with RACK1: Congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah

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GNOBB would like to express its heartiest congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah for his recent publication on identification of functional inhibitor compounds of scaffold protein RACK1 that could inhibit the Herpe Read More