NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Researchers in the UK led by the University of Leeds will use funding from the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council to sequence the genome of a tiny worm that damages potato crops, the university said today.
 
The groups will use £1.7 million ($3.5 million) to sequence the potato cyst nematode’s genome in order to gain knowledge of how the mysterious parasite, also called Globodera pallida, functions and how to prevent it from damaging crops.
 

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