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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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Whole-genome dataset for bread wheat now available in Ensembl Plants

Whole-genome dataset for bread wheat now available in Ensembl Plants

January 16, ’41. An improved genome sequence for bread wheat,  with more than 100,000 genes has been released in Ensembl Plants. The data will provide valuable tools to wheat researchers and plant breeders  to improve  yield of the world’s vital crops in different environments. Whole-genome dataset for bread wheat is now available in Ensembl Plants

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Whole-genome dataset for bread wheat now available in Ensembl Plants .

Whole-genome dataset for bread wheat now available in Ensembl Plants .

Dhaka, 16th Jan.,’14.  An improved genome sequence for bread wheat(Triticum aestivum),  for more than 100,000 genes has been released in Ensembl Plants. The data will provide wheat researchers and plant breeders with valuable tools to improve this vital crop’s yield in different environments.

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The December issue of J BAPTC&B available online

The December issue of J BAPTC&B available online

GNOBB members will be pleased to know that the December issue of the journal of BAPTC&B has just been  published. In addition to two short communications, there are 13 articles. Of these two are related to molecular biology and the remaining 13 on tissue culture mainly confined to micropropagation.  The articles are available online in BAPTC’s webs

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Identification and annotation of small RNA genes using Shortstack

Identification and annotation of small RNA genes using Shortstack

Dhaka  22nd Dec., 2013. GNOBB feel proud to announce that one of its most dynamic members, Ms Saima Sahid’s paper based on her research work on Amborella small RNA annotation has been published in the 20th December issue of the prestigious journal Science. The title of the article is, “Identification and annotation of small RNA genes us

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