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Alumni Spotlight: Barry A. Johnson

Alumni Spotlight: Barry A. Johnson

16 hours ago   |   Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering

Barry Johnson with his son and daughter. Barry Johnson '87 had a great experience at the university while working on his Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering. Johnson...
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Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

1 day ago   |   Pacific Biosciences

Matt Hufford, associate professor at Iowa State University, helped produce a 26-line maize pangenome assembly collection Maize researchers have been rejoicing over a New Year's...
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CRISPR-Cas12a-based DNA Test Used in Disease Detection and GMO Identification

3 days ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

DNA test is widely used for disease detection and identification of GMOs. However, DNA test is expensive and there is a need to develop a rapid, low-cost, user-friendly, and...
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Overexpression of Pear Gene in Arabidopsis Boosts Abiotic Stress Resistance

3 days ago   |   ISAAA

Scientists from Anhui Agricultural University in China studied the role of a differentially expressed gene, PbSPMS, in yellow-green pear Dangshansuli and its russet-colored...
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EU Commission Seeks Overhaul of GM Law to Address Gene Editing Regulations

3 days ago   |   ISAAA

The EU is currently taking measures to review the ruling on gene editing and overhaul the current GMO legislation, according to EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan."The...
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Novel composite antimicrobial film could take a bite out of foodborne illnesses

4 days ago   |   Phys

A novel composite film-created by the bonding of an antimicrobial layer to conventional, clear polyethylene plastic typically used to vacuum-package foods such as meat and...
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The ELIXIR Core Data Resources: fundamental infrastructure for the life sciences

8 days ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractMotivationLife science research in academia, industry, agriculture, and the health sector depends critically on free and open data resources. ELIXIR , the European...
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Precise Base Editing of Acetolactate Synthase Genes Confers Herbicide Resistance in Maize

10 days ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

Researchers from Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and other institutions reported precise based editing of maize genes using CRISPR-Cas9, leading to development of...
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Genome Studies Show Genetic Variation of Lint Yield Components under Salty Field Conditions in Cotton

10 days ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

Scientists from Nanjing Agricultural University in China and partners used genome-wide association to reveal genetic variation of lint yield components of cotton under saline...
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International Consortium Sequence Canola Genome

10 days ago   |   ISAAA

An international consortium of key academic and global seed company leaders from the USA, Canada, Europe, and Israel has successfully sequenced the canola genome. The...
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Alumni Spotlight: Barry A. Johnson

Alumni Spotlight: Barry A. Johnson

Barry Johnson with his son and daughter. Barry Johnson '87 had a great experience at the university while working on his Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering. Johnson... Read more ...

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Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

Matt Hufford, associate professor at Iowa State University, helped produce a 26-line maize pangenome assembly collection Maize researchers have been rejoicing over a New Year's... Read more ...

Epizyme's Soft Tissue Cancer Drug Granted Speedy FDA Approval

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CUBIC: an atlas of genetic architecture promises directed maize improvement

Identifying genotype-phenotype links and causative genes from quantitative trait loci is challenging for complex agronomically important traits. To accelerate maize gene... Read more ...

Co-opted transposons help perpetuate conserved higher-order chromosomal...

Transposable elements make up half of mammalian genomes and shape genome regulation by harboring binding sites for regulatory factors. These include binding sites for... Read more ...

Natural variation and CRISPR/Cas9‐mediated mutation in GmPRR37 affect...

Abstract Flowering time is a critical determinant of the geographic distribution and regional adaptability of soybean , and is strongly regulated by photoperiod and... Read more ...

A polysaccharide deacetylase from Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici is an...

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