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Recent Advances in Cotton Genomics
Genome research promises to promote continued and enhanced plant genetic improvement. As a world's leading crop and a model system for studies of many biological processes, genomics research ofExpand
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The arms race between Magnaporthe oryzae and rice: Diversity and interaction of Avr and R genes
Abstract Rice blast disease, caused by Magnaporthe oryzae, threatens global food security. The rice blast pathosystem is a longstanding model system for understanding plant-microbe interactions. InExpand
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Field evaluation of cotton near-isogenic lines introgressed with QTLs for productivity and drought related traits
Quantitative trait loci (QTLs) for yield and drought related physiological traits, osmotic potential (OP), carbon isotope ratio (δ13C, an indicator of water use efficiency), and leaf chlorophyllExpand
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Quantitative trait loci mapping for yield and its components by using two immortalized populations of a heterotic hybrid in Gossypium hirsutum L.
Quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping provides a powerful tool for unraveling the genetic basis of yield and yield components as well as heterosis in upland cotton. In this research, a molecularExpand
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Comparative metabolic profiling reveals the key role of amino acids metabolism in the rapamycin overproduction by Streptomyces hygroscopicus
AbstractRapamycin is an important natural macrolide antibiotic with antifungal, immunosuppressive and anticancer activity produced by Streptomyces hygroscopicus. In this study, a mutant strainExpand
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Identification of Salt Tolerance-related microRNAs and Their Targets in Maize (Zea mays L.) Using High-throughput Sequencing and Degradome Analysis
To identify the known and novel microRNAs (miRNAs) and their targets that are involved in the response and adaptation of maize (Zea mays) to salt stress, miRNAs and their targets were identified by aExpand
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Directional Selection from Host Plants Is a Major Force Driving Host Specificity in Magnaporthe Species
One major threat to global food security that requires immediate attention, is the increasing incidence of host shift and host expansion in growing number of pathogenic fungi and emergence of newExpand
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Advanced Backcross QTL Analysis of Fiber Strength and Fineness in a Cross between Gossypium hirsutum and G. mustelinum
The molecular genetic basis of cotton fiber strength and fineness in crosses between Gossypium mustelinum and Gossypium hirsutum (Upland cotton) was dissected using 21 BC3F2 and 12 correspondingExpand
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Phylogenetics and evolution of Trx SET genes in fully sequenced land plants.
Plant Trx SET proteins are involved in H3K4 methylation and play a key role in plant floral development. Genes encoding Trx SET proteins constitute a multigene family in which the copy number variesExpand
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Identification of nuclear low-copy genes and their phylogenetic utility in rosids.
By far, the interordinal relationships in rosids remain poorly resolved. Previous studies based on chloroplast, mitochondrial, and nuclear DNA has produced conflicting phylogenetic resolutions thatExpand
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