Systematic Development of Tomato BioResources in Japan

@article{Ariizumi2011SystematicDO,
  title={Systematic Development of Tomato BioResources in Japan},
  author={Tohru Ariizumi and Koh Aoki and Hiroshi Ezura},
  journal={Interdisciplinary Bio Central},
  year={2011},
  volume={3},
  pages={1}
}
Recently, with the progress of genome sequencing, materials and information for research on tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) have been systematically organized. Tomato genomics tools including mutant collections, genome sequence information, full-length cDNA and metabolomic datasets have become available to the research community. In Japan, the National BioResource Project Tomato (NBRP Tomato) was launched in 2007, with aims to collect, propagate, maintain and distribute tomato bioresources to… 

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