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JGI, JBEI Help Develop Rice Mutant Database for Grasses

Working with UC Davis researchers, the Joint Genome Institute re-sequenced 1,504 rice mutants, allowing Joint BioEnergy Institute researchers to assemble KitBase, the first major large-scale collection of mutations for grass models. This invaluable resource for grass models is being used to improve candidate bioenergy feedstock crops such as switchgrass. More>

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