NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A team of scientists from across the United States intends to announce a completed working draft of the corn genome this week.
Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis, Iowa State University, the US Department of Agriculture, the University of Arizona, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory now have sequenced about 95 percent of the corn genome. They are expected to unveil this draft genome at the 50th Annual Maize Genetics conference in Washington, DC, on Thursday.

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