Genome Sequencing: Into the woods

Goymer, Patrick
November 2006
Nature Reviews Genetics;Nov2006, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p826
Academic Journal
The article discusses research being done on the genome of black cottonwood. The examination of the newly published draft genome reveals 45,555 putative protein-coding genes, neatly twice as many as A. thaliani. Almost 12 percent of the P. trichocarpa do not have identifiable A. thaliana homologue.


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