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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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Frontiers and advances in Plant Sciences – The 3-week course attended by Prof. Zeba at CSHL

Frontiers and advances in Plant Sciences – The 3-week course attended by Prof. Zeba at CSHL

GNOBB member Professor Zeba I. Seraj attended a three-week course at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Long Island. On the request of the GNOBB Coordinator, she has narrated her mind-boggling experience about the course. Please click here: to read the account. On behalf of GNOBB the coordinator would like to thank her for the trouble she has undertaken for the benefit of GNOBB

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False memory implanted in mice

False memory implanted in mice

In an article entitled, ‘Creating a False Memory in the Hippocampus’ published in July 26, 2013, issue of Science (Vol. 341 no. 6144 pp. 387-391 ), the lead author Steve Ramirez with seven other associates affiliated to RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory & Howard Hughes Medical Instit

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A major breakthrough in N-fixing bacteria detected in sugarcane

A major breakthrough in N-fixing bacteria detected in sugarcane

A major breakthrough in N-fixing bacteria came following the discovery that a specific strain of N-fixing bacteria in sugarcane has the ability to colonize intracellularly all major crops. The discovery is reported by the world renowned plant scientist, Professor E. C. Cocking at the Nottingham University, Director for Crop Nitrogen Fixation.  Prof. Edward Cocking. Nott

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Biodiesel derived from Jatropha seeds has potential in Bangladesh

Biodiesel derived from Jatropha seeds has potential in Bangladesh

Mr. Ashraful Alam, an expatriate Bangladeshi now living in Dallan, China. has provided the following piece of good news that the  Jatropha plants that are growing in the model farm established by the Green Gold platinum Ltd  in Chittagong are producing  seeds. The harvesting process  will be completed by the 1st week of August.  

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Sequence comparison of SARS-CoV-2 genome from the Bangladeshi patient revealed two new mutations in the genome

Sequence comparison of SARS-CoV-2 g...

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

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

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