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The history of beer yeast

Today's industrial yeast strains are used to make beer, wine, bread, biofuels, and more, but their evolutionary history is not well studied. In a Cell paper publishing September 8, researchers describe a family tree of these ...

dateSep 08, 2016 in Biotechnology
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How fungi help trees tolerate drought

In the transcriptome—the set of its messenger RNA molecules that reflects actual biochemical activity by the organism—of the most common ectomycorrhizal fungus Cenococcum geophilum, a team including DOE JGI researchers ...

dateSep 07, 2016 in Biotechnology
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