This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, a multinational team reported the draft genome of the wheat A-genome progenitor Triticum urartu, or bread wheat, one of the most widely consumed food crops in the world. They identified protein-coding gene models, performed genome structure analyses, and assessed the potential for the draft sequence’s use in studying agronomically important genes and molecular marker development.

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