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February 14, 2019
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Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Transcriptome of an Agricultural Pest Delineated by Oxford Nanopore RNA-Seq

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This webinar describes a project that applied Oxford Nanopore long-read RNA-seq to explore the transcriptional landscape of a damaging agricultural pest.

Anthony Bayega of McGill University discusses the study, which looked at the transcriptional dynamics that occur during early embryo development of the olive fruit fly (Bactrocera oleae), a key pest of cultivated olive trees that costs the olive fruits industry an estimated $200 million annually.

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