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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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More Information on the unraveling of the genome of Deshi jute

More Information on the unraveling of the genome of Deshi jute

The GNOBB members already read the news about unraveling of genome of Deshi (Corchorus capsularis) either in its website or through various electronic media and newspapers. On the 19thAugust a news conference in which journalists, staff reporters of electronic media were invited,w as arranged in front of the newly constructed 4-storied Basic  And Applied Research Building. &nbs

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Breakthrough News: Unraveling of Deshi Jute Genome by BJ Ri Scientist

Breakthrough News: Unraveling of Deshi Jute Genome by BJ Ri Scientist

It’s a red letter day for Bangladeshi jute scientists working at the newly established biotechnology lab situated in the BJRI premises. Based on the information provided by Prof. Maqsudul Alam, (the world renowned genome scientist at the Manoa Campus of the Hawaiian University) , Sheikh Hasina announced in the afternoon today (Sunday) at her official residence that Bangladeshi

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Mechanism that works for prolonging shelf-life of tomatoes

Mechanism that works for prolonging shelf-life of tomatoes

In an article entitled , “Anthocyanins Double the Shelf Life of Tomatoes by Delaying Over-ripening and Reducing Susceptibility to Gray Mold,” published in May 2013 issue of Current Biology 23:1094-1100, Cathie Martin  at John Innes Centre, Norwich, and her 11 associates affiliated to two Res. Centers in Italy and one in Spain, report that the she

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The status of advanced research in India: Professor Haseena writes about the stance of the Indian Government about advanced reserach

The status of advanced research in India: Professor Haseena writes about the stance of the Indian Government about advanced reserach

I requested Professor Hassena Khan, now on lien at the South Asian University to write about her academic pursuit and the challenges she is facing at her new job; she promised she would do so soon. However, pending that write-up she has written to me about her impression about the status of advanced research in India. I am reproducing an important excerpt from her recent letter. &l

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Control of root system architecture by DEEPER ROOTING 1 increases rice yield under drought conditions

Control of root system architecture by DEEPER ROOTING 1 increases rice yield under drought conditions

In an article  entitled, “Control of root system architecture by DEEPER ROOTING 1 increases rice yield under drought conditions” published online in the 4th of August issue of Nature Genetics, Yusaku Ugaand 18 other associates affiliated to the International Center for TropicalAgriculture (CIAT),  Colombia, one more Institute in Colombi

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Dr. Hemayet Ullah gives important details about the development of the immensely useful compounds to make some crops withstand salt/drought stress

Dr. Hemayet Ullah gives important details about the development of the immensely useful compounds to make some crops withstand salt/drought stress

On the request of GNOBB members, Dr. Hemayet Ullah, Associate Professor, Dept. of Biology, Howard University, Washington DC gives important information about their discovery leading to the development of the immensely useful compounds to make some crops withstand salt/drought stress in the following  words. “Thanks a  lot to many well wishers who have pe

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Eid Mubarak!

Eid Mubarak!

GNOBB wishes all its members a joyous and peaceful Eid ul Fitr. May the blessing of Allah fill your life with happiness, success, and good health. EID MUBARAK

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Heartiest Congratulations to Dr. Hemayetullah and his associate for their new discovery of small molecule inhibitors

Heartiest Congratulations to Dr. Hemayetullah and his associate for their new discovery of small molecule inhibitors

The whole community of GNOBB members feel proud to announce that Dr. Hemayet Ullah from Howard University and Dr. Siva Dakshanamurthy from Georgetown University have    Dr. Hemayetullah identified a series of compounds that inhibit function of RACK1A. The RACK1 gene is known to be present in rice, rape, soybean, tobacco, tomato, beech and alfalfa. B

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Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak

Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak...

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

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

Drs. ABMM Khademul Islam and Munawa...

Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd - a Leading pharmaceutical industry of the country started Samson H Chowdhury Memorial Award to recognize two young scientists of the country in each alternate year since 2013 for their Read More

Combating viruses with RACK1: Congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah

Combating viruses with RACK1: Congr...

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