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Declaration ceremony of Bangladeshi Water Buffalo Genome Sequencing

Declaration ceremony of Bangladeshi Water Buffalo Genome Sequencing

Dhaka January 24, ’14. GNOBB feel proud to announce that the  celebrated Agribusiness company Lat Teer has formally launched Bangladeshi Water Buffalo Genome sequencing project this afternoon at the Radisson Hotel Dhaka. It may be recalled that only last year the scientists at Bangladesh Jute Research Institute completed the preliminary seque

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Genome sequencing in hot peppers, Capsicum annuum

Genome sequencing in hot peppers, Capsicum annuum

Dhaka, Jan.  23, 2014. The genome of the hot pepper, Capsicum annuum  the world’s most widely grown spice crop, has been sequenced by a large international team of researchers, including scientists at the University of California, Davis. The study also reveals new information crucial for improving the horticultural, nutritional and medicinal qualities of these pepper

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The structure of a membrane protein – Melibiose permease (MelB)

The structure of a membrane protein – Melibiose permease (MelB)

Dhaka, the 7th of January, ’14. GNOBB offer their heartiest congratulations  and felicitations to Anowarul Amin, a former student of DMB, DU,   now a Ph.D. student at the Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, Center for Membrane Protein Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas for being one of the six authors of a paper

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An urgent appeal from a postdoctoral Bangladeshi expatriate

An urgent appeal from a postdoctoral Bangladeshi expatriate

Dear members, One of the objectives of GNOBB has been to help Bangladeshi Biotechnologists. I am reproducing below a letter received from Dr. Sarder Uddin employed until recently at Montana State University as a postdoctoral fellow. He urgently needs to be employed in a job suitable to his qualifications and experience. I reproduce below a letter received from Dr. Sarder Uddin whos

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Asymmetric somatic hybridization in wheat leads to a large number of agronomcally-related variation

Asymmetric somatic hybridization in wheat leads to a large number of agronomcally-related variation

2nd January 2014. In a review article entitled, “The place of asymmetric somatic hybridization in wheat breeding,” published in the December issue of Plant Cell Reports, Shuwei Liu  and Guangmin Xia have described the method of production of asymmetric hybrids and how such somatic hybrids gave rise to desirable cultivars with respect of drought and salt tolerance ou

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Happy New Year 2014

Happy New Year 2014

Dhaka December 27, 2013. GNOBB wishes to convey its heartiest greetings and a very Happy New Year to all of its members, contributors, readers and well wishers. The year 2013 was very significant in generating to the scientific world many great ideas that have been hailed all around the globe. Some of the outstanding contributions are: false memory formation idea, progress of HIV tr

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Broad-spectrum resistance to the potyvirus Turnip mosaic virus (TuMV)

Broad-spectrum resistance to the potyvirus Turnip mosaic virus (TuMV)

Dhaka, 21st January. In the January, 14 issue of The PlantJournal, Charlotte F. Nellist and nine of her associates affiliated respectively, with the School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick,  UK,Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, ChinaandSyngenta Seeds, the Netherlandshave publish

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UvrD facilitates DNA repair by pulling RNA polymerase backwards

UvrD facilitates DNA repair by pulling RNA polymerase backwards

Dhaka, the 19th Jan., ’14. In an article  titled, “UvrD facilitates DNA repair by pulling RNA polymerase backwards,”  published on the 16thJanuary issue of Nature (505:372-377), the lead author Evgeny Nudler and five of his associates at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, New York and two  at the Russian Academy of Science

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Two recent important papers on stress physiology

Two recent important papers on stress physiology

Dhaka the 18th Jan., ’14. Those of you specializing in stress physiology may like to refer to the following two articles: 1) “Small Ubiquitin-like Modifier Protein SUMO enables plant to control growth independently of the phytohormone gibberellins, “published in the current  issue  of “The Cell” and  2) “The Ubiquitin-Proteasome sys

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Transcriptome in vivo analysis of spatially defined single cells in live tissue

Transcriptome in vivo analysis of spatially defined single cells in live tissue

January 18, ’14. In an article, “Transcriptome in vivo  analysis  of spatially defined single cells  in live tissue,” published on the 16th January issue of Nature, (vol.505:264), Ditte Lovatt and 17 of his associates have described a unique technique to retrieve RNA from intact tissue revealing the expression of the genes resident in that cell. T

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Drs. ABMM Khademul Islam and Munawar Sultana received Samson H Chowdhury Memorial Award for outstanding research

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