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Simplifying SNP discovery in the cotton genome

The term "single-nucleotide polymorphism" (SNP) refers to a single base change in DNA sequence between two individuals. SNPs are the most common type of genetic variation in plant and animal genomes and are, thus, an important ...

dateApr 01, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Cotton breeding researchers take giant leap

Narrow germplasm base and limited technology have made it difficult for cotton researchers to identify specific DNA markers needed to locate genes that confer desirable traits. But that's no longer the case.

dateDec 02, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Predicting risk of stroke from one's genetic blueprint

A new statistical model could be used to predict an individual's lifetime risk of stroke, finds a study from the Children's Hospital Informatics Program (CHIP). Using genetic information from 569 hospital patients, the researchers ...

dateFeb 25, 2009 in Genetics
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