NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have published what they called the largest SNP dataset of genetic variations in poplar trees.

The GWAS data — collected through nearly 10 years of research by scientists at the ORNL-led BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) — was presented yesterday at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference in San Diego. It consists of more than 28 million SNPs derived from approximately 900 resequenced poplar genotypes.

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