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Feeding caterpillars make leaves shine

When a plant is attacked by herbivores, this triggers a number of physiological responses in the plant. Calcium ions are important messengers for the processing of wound signals in plant cells. They regulate ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in Biotechnology
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B10K—Toward decoding all bird genomes

The Avian Phylogenomics Consortium formally announces the launch of the Bird 10,000 genomes (B10K) project, an initiative to generate representative draft genome sequences from all extant bird species within th ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in Biotechnology
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A powerful HMMER for data mining

HMMER software implements a powerful new generation of mathematical techniques for identifying hundreds of thousands of related sequences. HMMER results help researchers infer the function of a protein and ...

dateJun 03, 2015 in Biotechnology
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