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Whole Genome of Sorghum bicolor sequenced providing breeders to bring about genetic improvement of this tropical crop

Whole Genome of Sorghum bicolor sequenced providing breeders to bring about genetic improvement of this tropical crop

 In an article entitled, “Whole-genome sequencing reveals untapped genetic potential in Africa’s indigenous cereal crop sorghum,” published in  the 27th August issue of Nature Communications, 24 researchers with David R. Jordan and Jun Wang as principal authors published an article, as indicated above the whole

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Hats off to scientists at Plant Biotech Lab., Dhaka University

Hats off to scientists at Plant Biotech Lab., Dhaka University

GNOBB offer their heartiest congratulations to Professor Zeba I. Seraj and her associates at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology for developing salt-resistant versions of http://www.thedailystar.net/beta2/news/du-develops-salt-resistant-rice-varieties/ rice varieties–BR11 and BRRI Dhan 28– which are cultivated extensively across the country.  T

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Our Hats off to BRRI Breeders – High zinc rice variety, Brri 62 released

Our Hats off to BRRI Breeders – High zinc rice variety, Brri 62 released

The Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) breeders developed high zinc rice variety, Brri dhan -62. HarvestPlus, supported this  biofortification project under the Washington-based global agro-science coordinating body Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). The newly released outstanding variety which has got approval of  the National

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“Biotransformation of low cost lignocellulosic substrates into vanillin by white rot fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium

“Biotransformation of low cost lignocellulosic substrates into vanillin by white rot fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium

In an article entitled, “Biotransformation of low cost lignocellulosic substrates into vanillin by white rot fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium,” published in the April issue Indian J. Biotech. 12: 281-283, Karode Bhusan, Patil Ulhas and Aparna Jobanputra have reported that they used lignocellulosic substrates such as rice husk, groundnut shell, etc. to transf

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Sustainable biofuels from Fungal-bacterial consorti

Sustainable biofuels from Fungal-bacterial consorti

In an article entitled, ‘Design and characterization of synthetic fungal-bacterial consortia for direct production of isobutanol from cellulosic biomass’ published in August 19, 2013, issue of PNAS (doi:10.1073/pnas.1218447110), the lead author Jeremy J. Minty from the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, USA with seven other associates f

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Achievement of young GNOBB member, Mr. Aubhishek Zaman

Achievement of young GNOBB member, Mr. Aubhishek Zaman

GNOBB is always pleased to publish news of achievement of GNOBB members. With a good deal of pleasure that Mr. Aubhishek Zaman, one  of the youngest members of  this web-based organization, is now in UT  Southwestern Medical Center  at Dallas doing his Ph.D.  The Ph.D. Program requires a student to undergo rotation program in three departments. Aubhishek has

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Glutamate receptor-like genes mediate leaf –to-leaf wound signaling

Glutamate receptor-like genes mediate leaf –to-leaf wound signaling

In an article entitled, “Glutamate receptor-like genes mediate leaf –to-leaf wound signaling,” published on the 22nd August, ‘13 issue of Nature, (500: 422–426), Seyed AR Mousavi and four of his associates affiliated to the Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Lausanne, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universi

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The help of Professor Maqsudul Alam is sought by the Kiwi fruit Industry in New Zealand

The help of Professor Maqsudul Alam is sought by the Kiwi fruit Industry in New Zealand

While paying a great tribute to Professor Maqsudul Alom, Prothom Alo (প্রথম আলো) has brought to light an interesting piece of news that the Kiwi Fruit Industry in New Zealand has approached the pioneer genome scientist to come to their rescue in containing a deadly disease called psa (Pseudomonas syringae pv actinidiae) that affect Kiwifruit, causing a

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Caffeoyl Shikimate Esterase (CSE) – a new enzyme discovered in lignin biosynthesis

Caffeoyl Shikimate Esterase (CSE) – a new enzyme discovered in lignin biosynthesis

In an article entitled, “Caffeoyl Shikimate Esterase (CSE) Is an Enzyme in the Lignin Biosynthetic Pathway,” published online in the 15th August issue of Science Express, Ruben Vanholme and 17 associates affiliated to Belgium Research Institutes and some to James Hutton Institute, Dundee have described an enzyme (called caffeoyl shikimate esterase (CSE)) central to

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Unraveling of the genomes of two closely related oil palm species, Dhaka 21st August, 2013. In an article entitled, “Oil palm genome sequence reveals divergence of inte

Unraveling of the genomes of two closely related oil palm species, Dhaka 21st August, 2013. In an article entitled, “Oil palm genome sequence reveals divergence of interfertile species in Old and New worlds,” Rajinder Singh, Robert A. Martienssen, Ravigadevi Sambanthamurthi and 25 associates affiliated to Malaysian Palm Oil Board and five other institutes of the USA including CSHL published August

In an article entitled, “Oil palm genome sequence reveals divergence of interfertile species in Old and New worlds,” Rajinder Singh, Robert A. Martienssen, Ravigadevi Sambanthamurthi and 25 associates affiliated to Malaysian Palm Oil Board and five other institutes of the USA including CSHL, published  in August 15, 2013 issue   of Nature 500: 335&nda

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Professor Dr. Zeba I. Seraj has been honored by Anannya annual award for being one of country’s top ten influential women in 2016

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