Researchers Examine Evolution, Transcriptome of the Mesoamerican Common Bean | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Researchers from the Center for Genomic Regulation in Spain and their collaborators elsewhere have sequenced the genome of the Mesoamerican common bean.

Legumes, which include beans, are the second most-grown crop in the world. Their seeds contain high amounts of protein, and the common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, is a key source of nutrition for more than 500 million people.

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This webinar will discuss a project that sought to understand the parent-of-origin epigenetic mechanisms that regulate seed development in plants, with a particular emphasis on differentiating the maternal or paternal origin of epigenetics marks.

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02
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This online seminar will highlight recent advances in the use of next-generation sequencing to detect drug-resistant mutations in patients with HIV or HCV.