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Highly efficient CRISPR knock-in in mouse

Genome editing using CRISPR/Cas system has enabled direct modification of the mouse genome in fertilized mouse eggs, leading to rapid, convenient, and efficient one-step production of knockout mice without ...

dateMay 01, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Using ozone to protect papaya exports

Postharvest diseases reduce the value and quality of agricultural products, leading to economic losses for growers and producers. This is a major issue for agricultural countries like Malaysia, which exports ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Biotechnology
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16 new lettuce breeding lines from ARS

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in California have developed 16 new lettuce breeding lines. Lettuce production in the United States is concentrated mostly in California and Arizona, where ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Biotechnology
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