PLANT‐MADE DENGUE VIRUS‐LIKE PARTICLES PRODUCED BY CO‐EXPRESSION OF STRUCTURAL AND NON‐STRUCTURAL PROTEINS INDUCE A HUMORAL IMMUNE RESPONSE IN MICE

Summary Dengue virus is an emerging threat causing an estimated 390 million infections per year. Dengvaxia, the only licensed vaccine,...

A CHROMOSOME‐LEVEL GENOME ASSEMBLY PROVIDES INSIGHTS INTO ASCORBIC ACID ACCUMULATION AND FRUIT SOFTENING IN GUAVA

Summary Guava is an important, fleshy‐fruited tree of the Myrtaceae family that is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas...

 
 
 

MUTATION OF G‐PROTEIN Γ SUBUNIT DEP1 INCREASES PLANTING DENSITY AND RESISTANCE TO SHEATH BLIGHT DISEASE IN RICE

Abstract One of the important goals of crop breeding is yield improvement. Among the yield indices, the tiller angle is tightly associated...

MICROBIOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDIES REVEAL CORRELATIONS BETWEEN THE STRUCTURE AND METABOLISM OF THE RHIZOSPHERE MICROBIOME AND DISEASE RESISTANCE IN CASSAVA

Summary Cassava is one of the most important staple food crops in tropical regions. To date, an understanding of the relationship between...

 
 
 

THE CELERY GENOME SEQUENCE REVEALS SEQUENTIAL PALEO‐POLYPLOIDIZATIONS, KARYOTYPE EVOLUTION, AND RESISTANCE GENE REDUCTION IN APIALES

Summary Celery , a member of the Apiaceae family, is among the most important and globally grown vegetables. Here, we report a high‐quality...

OVEREXPRESSION OF GMMYB14 IMPROVES HIGH‐DENSITY YIELD AND DROUGHT TOLERANCE THROUGH REGULATING PLANT ARCHITECTURE MEDIATED BY THE BRASSINOSTEROID PATHWAY

Summary MYB transcription factors have been reported to regulate the biosynthesis of secondary metabolites, as well as to mediate plant...

 
 
 

PRECISE GENOME MODIFICATION IN TOMATO USING AN IMPROVED PRIME EDITING SYSTEM

Abstract The CRISPR/Cas‐mediated genome editing technology has been widely applied to create knock‐out alleles of genes by generating...

IMPACT OF STRESS‐RESPONSE RELATED TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR OVEREXPRESSION ON LIGNOCELLULOSIC INHIBITOR TOLERANCE OF SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE ENVIRONMENTAL ISOLATES§

Abstract Numerous transcription factor genes associated with stress response are upregulated in Saccharomyces cerevisiae grown in the...

 
 
 

THREE AP2/ERF FAMILY MEMBERS MODULATE FLAVONOID SYNTHESIS BY REGULATING TYPE IV CHALCONE ISOMERASE IN CITRUS

Abstract Flavanones and flavones are excellent source of bioactive compounds but the molecular basis of their highly efficient production...

THE SSV‐SEQ 2.0 PCR‐FREE METHOD IMPROVES THE SEQUENCING OF ADENO‐ASSOCIATED VIRAL VECTOR GENOMES CONTAINING GC‐RICH REGIONS AND HOMOPOLYMERS

Abstract Adeno‐associated viral vectors are efficient engineered tools for delivering genetic material into host cells. The commercialization...

 
 
 

HOMOLOGOUS RECOMBINATION OFFERS ADVANTAGES OVER TRANSPOSITION‐BASED SYSTEMS TO GENERATE RECOMBINANT BACULOVIRUS FOR ADENO‐ASSOCIATED VIRAL VECTOR PRODUCTION

Viral vectors have a great potential for gene delivery, but manufacturing at a pharmaceutical scale is a big challenge for the industry....

DIELECTROPHORETIC MANIPULATION OF JANUS PARTICLE IN CONDUCTIVE MEDIA FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS

Janus particles having two surfaces with different physicochemical characteristics have been applied to many fields including photonic,...

 
 
 

HUMANIZATION OF CHICKEN‐DERIVED SCFV USING YEAST SURFACE DISPLAY AND NGS DATA MINING

Generation of high‐affinity monoclonal antibodies by immunization of chickens is a valuable strategy, particularly for obtaining antibodies...

ISSUE INFORMATION

Biotechnology Progress, Volume 36, Issue 5, September/October 2020.

 
 
 

A HIGH‐QUALITY BRASSICA NAPUS GENOME REVEALS EXPANSION OF TRANSPOSABLE ELEMENTS, SUBGENOME EVOLUTION AND DISEASE RESISTANCE

Abstract Rapeseed is a recent allotetraploid crop which is well‐known for its high oil production. Here, we report a high‐quality genome...

A CHROMOSOME‐SCALE ASSEMBLY OF ALLOTETRAPLOID BRASSICA JUNCEA ELUCIDATES COMPARATIVE ARCHITECTURE OF THE A AND B GENOMES

Summary Brassica juncea , commonly referred to as mustard, is a natural allopolyploid of two diploid species - B. rapa and B. nigra....

 
 
 

BNPIR: BRASSICA NAPUS PAN‐GENOME INFORMATION RESOURCE FOR 1,689 ACCESSIONS

Abstract Brassica napus was originally formed ~7,500 years ago by interspecific hybridization between B. rape and B. oleracea , which...

GENOMIC SCREENING AND MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS OF CYANOVIRIN‐N HOMOLOGS FROM CYANOBACTERIA PHYLUM

Abstract The phylum cyanobacteria is one of the most ancient groups of organisms on the planet and is well recognized due to its wide...

 
 
 

TUNING THE BINDING INTERFACE BETWEEN MACHUPO VIRUS GLYCOPROTEIN AND HUMAN TRANSFERRIN RECEPTOR

Abstract Machupo virus, known to cause hemorrhagic fevers, enters human cells via binding with its envelope glycoprotein to transferrin...

PRODUCTION, BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION AND KINETIC/THERMODYNAMIC STUDY OF NOVEL SERINE PROTEASE FROM ASPERGILLUS AVENACEUS URM 6706

Biotechnology Progress, Accepted Article.

 
 
 



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Regulators Classify Gene-Edited Rice Varieties with Disease Resistance as...

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Influenza: How it Transmits from Birds to Pigs

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Henry Wan | Photo by Roger Meissen, Bond LSC By Becca Wolf Geese will soon fill the skies as they migrate south in V-formation as the weather gets colder and the leaves start... Read more ...

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