Navigation Links
MSU scientist helps map potato genome, hope to improve crop yield
Date:9/24/2009

sequencing research is funded by the National Science Foundation and was done in collaboration with Chris Town, of the J. Craig Venter Institute, and Jiming Jiang, of the University of Wisconsin. The research of Buell and Douches also is funded by the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station.

A complete list of the scientists who worked on the potato genome is available at http://www.potatogenome.net/index.php/Members.

In 2007, more than 309 million tons of potatoes were produced around the world. China is the top global potato market, consuming about 47.5 million tons of potatoes in 2005. Belarusians are the leaders when it comes to savoring spuds, each eating an average of nearly 400 pounds of potatoes per year. The United States consumed slight more than 17 million tons of potatoes in 2005, which makes it the world's fourth largest potato consumer. Each person in the United States eats more than 119 pounds of potatoes per year.


'/>"/>

Contact: Mark Fellows
mark.fellows@ur.msu.edu
517-884-0166
Michigan State University
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. UK scientists working to help cut ID theft
2. Scientists show that mitochondrial DNA variants are linked to risk factors for type 2 diabetes
3. Comet probes reveal evidence of origin of life, scientists claim
4. Scientists link fragile X tremor/ataxia syndrome to binding protein in RNA
5. Male elephants get photo IDs from scientists
6. Scientists retrace evolution with first atomic structure of an ancient protein
7. Muscle mass: Scientists identify novel mode of transcriptional regulation during myogenesis
8. Carnegie Mellon scientists develop nanogels that enable controlled delivery of carbohydrate drugs
9. Clemson scientists shed light on molecules in living cells
10. Scientists tackle mystery mountain illness
11. T. rex quicker than Becks, say scientists
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
MSU scientist helps map potato genome, hope to improve crop yield
(Date:7/28/2014)... adults suffer from fertility problems, many of these due ... We might expect such genes, which reduce an individual,s ... at the Weizmann Institute of Science that recently appeared ... this riddle. Not only can it explain the high ... avenues in understanding the causes of genetic diseases and ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... tools to map social connections in prairie dogs ... shedding light on prairie dog communities that may ... guide future conservation efforts. The work was done ... the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent). , "Prairie ... bubonic plague," says Dr. Jennifer Verdolin, lead author ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... has revealed that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of ... certain carcinogen in smoke. , The carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone or ... and ultimately ends up in the tobacco smoke. Once ... where it is activated by a variety of enzymes ... revealed that nicotine can partially interfere with the activation ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Mutations from Venus, mutations from Mars 2Social network research may boost prairie dog conservation efforts 2Nicotine found to inhibit DNA-strand break caused by a certain carcinogen in smoke 2
... but no group takes credit. The pressure on the ... information, the president orders an attack, but it turns ... country. Things go downhill from there. , To avoid ... scientists with extensive nuclear expertise, headed by Stanford physicist ...
... scientific detective story that uncovers a previously unrecognized ... of air pollutants. Incardona of the National ... from the U.S. government, Canadian government and academia ... Ocean Basins: Emerging Chemical Contaminants and Human Health. ...
... -- When scientists around the world think of dung, they ... Arizona University, is one of the world,s foremost authorities on ... "You have got to laugh at this bizarre resource," ... I don,t think anyone is keeping track, I suspect we ...
Cached Biology News:Group led by Stanford physicist says there's an urgent need for nuclear detectives 2Group led by Stanford physicist says there's an urgent need for nuclear detectives 3Dung happens and helps scientists 2Dung happens and helps scientists 3
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Appistry, Inc. , ... bring the power of genomics to next-generation medicine, announced ... Pipeline Challenge . , Two Appistry staff will ... National Center for Genome Resources, and Mr. Neil Miller, ... of Kansas City. Rounding out the panel are Appistry’s ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... COLLEGE STATION, Texas , July 28, 2014   ... will be a 177-key, 4-star boutique hotel in the heart of ... , Texas.  Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/130455 ... first hotel within ATLAS , The ... of standard rooms and suites, a sleek restaurant and bar, a ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 ... Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the ... This report provides elemental information and data relating ... Cerebral Stroke. , View full global Ischemic Stroke ... It includes an overview of the trial numbers ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets  has ... Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. ... Metabolomics or Metabonomics is the scientific study of ... new experimental technique that is being widely used ... are small molecules that are present in blood, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Appistry Names Industry Experts from the National Center for Genome Resources and Mercy Children's, Kansas City, to Judge Pipeline Challenge Competition 2Texas' Biocorridor Announces the Atlas Hotel, Centerpiece of Mixed Use Community for Biotech Industry 2Texas' Biocorridor Announces the Atlas Hotel, Centerpiece of Mixed Use Community for Biotech Industry 3Texas' Biocorridor Announces the Atlas Hotel, Centerpiece of Mixed Use Community for Biotech Industry 4Ischemic Stroke and Cerebral Stroke Global Clinical Trials Review H2, 2014: MarketResearchReports.Biz 2Ischemic Stroke and Cerebral Stroke Global Clinical Trials Review H2, 2014: MarketResearchReports.Biz 3Global Metabolomics Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Agilent, Bio-Rad, Bruker, Human Metabolome and Metabolon 2
, , , , back to top...
... Ltd., The Lord Zuckerman,Research Centre, Whiteknights, PO Box 234, Reading RG6 6LA, UK , ... Introduction , One of ... modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture and food ... Europe, for clear labeling of products , ...
... Keith Hamby, and Larissa Tan, Bio-Rad Laboratories, , ... , , ... for real-time monitoring , of the polymerase chain reaction ... assay (PE Biosystems), which capitalizes on the 5' exonuclease , ...
Cached Biology Technology:The iCycler iQ and Amplifluor Detection Systems for Analysis of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foodstuffs, Rev A 2The iCycler iQ and Amplifluor Detection Systems for Analysis of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foodstuffs, Rev A 3The iCycler iQ and Amplifluor Detection Systems for Analysis of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foodstuffs, Rev A 4The iCycler iQ and Amplifluor Detection Systems for Analysis of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foodstuffs, Rev A 5The iCycler iQ and Amplifluor Detection Systems for Analysis of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foodstuffs, Rev A 6The iCycler iQ Detection System for TaqMan Assays, Rev B 2The iCycler iQ Detection System for TaqMan Assays, Rev B 3The iCycler iQ Detection System for TaqMan Assays, Rev B 4The iCycler iQ Detection System for TaqMan Assays, Rev B 5The iCycler iQ Detection System for TaqMan Assays, Rev B 6
Request Info...
5-bromouridine 5'-triphosphate (BrUTP) *10 mM in TE buffer*...
Estrogen Receptor (ER) Competitor Assay Kits Green for Estrogen Receptors-alpha and -beta (ER-Alpha and ER-Beta) are ideal for screening novel estrogen receptor binding compounds and endocrine disrup...
Prepared in distilled water....
Biology Products: