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Affymetrix Unveils Plans to Double Plant and Animal Genome Microarray Offering

...cago trancatula (legume), Brassica, tomato,citrus, poplar and sugar cane. More than 20 research presentations atthis week's Plant and Animal Genome Conference XIII in San Diego,Calif. feature Affymetrix arrays launched in 2004 under the ConsortiaProgram. Some of the studies beingpresented include:-- Dr. Jo...

Poplar trees redirect resources in response to simulated attack

... imaging to track the distribution of nutrients in poplar trees in response to a simulated insect attack. Th...nse to various types of stress, onto the leaves of poplar trees in a closed chamber. They then administered carbon dioxide gas "labeled" with radioactive carb...

New protein discovered by Hebrew University researchers

...in discovering and isolating a new proteinfrom the poplar tree with special structural and qualitativecharacteristics that could have consequences for development of futurenanocapsules for drug delivery to cancer cells.In addition to being obtained from plant tissue, the protein can nowalso be produced in l...

The death of a very special chimpanzee

...in discovering and isolating a new proteinfrom the poplar tree with special structural and qualitativecharacteristics that could have consequences for development of futurenanocapsules for drug delivery to cancer cells.In addition to being obtained from plant tissue, the protein can nowalso be produced in l...

Long-sought flower-inducing molecule found

... can be directly applied to other species, such as poplar trees. Ove Nilsson says: "With the help of this knowledge plant breeders will get a new tool to control and adopt the flowering of plants, something that has been of great importance for agriculture but that can also lead to the development of effici...

Biofuels can replace about 30 percent of fuel needs with significant research and policy effort

...overs and wheat stalks, fast-growing trees such as poplar and willow and several perennial energy crops such as switchgrass. In addition to including more diversity in materials, the group also recommends some changes to the plants themselves using techniques such as accelerated domestication to make them ...

DOE JGI sequences, releases genome of symbiotic tree fungus

...ent, particularly through the interaction with the poplar tree, also sequenced by DOE JGI," Rubin said. "We...." "Characterization of the interactions between poplar and its symbiotic associate, Laccaria bicolor, allows us to explore the coordinated response to envi...

Scientists discover that ancient genes dictate flowering, fall bud set

... State University. "In this study, we looked at a poplar homolog of the gene FT, which has been shown to re...cross with wild trees -- used consecutive years of poplar clones to study the multi-year delay in flowering. The Science paper reports their discovery that th...

Important gene controlling tree growth and development found

...trols tree flowering. With the help of this gene poplar trees can be stimulated to flower after a few week...s between each cross in his breeding program. The poplar tree FT gene, controlling both the flowering time of trees and the time for growth cessation and bud...

The first tree genome is published: Poplar holds promise as renewable bioenergy resource

...g to scientists whose research on the fast-growing poplar tree is featured on the cover of tomorrow's editio...s than fossil fuels such as gasoline. In addition, poplar and related plants are vital managers of atmospheric carbon. Trees store captured carbon dioxide in...

Fuel from fiber -- Pretreatment can put corn stalks, trees in your car's tank

...gineering and materials science, making fuels from poplar trees and corn stalks is becoming more efficient and cost-effective. Dale is internationally known for his 30 years of research on making ethanol from plant biomass ?the stems, leaves, stalks and trunks of plants and trees usually discarded as was...

Researchers demonstrate way to control tree height

... studies, OSU scientists were able to create young poplar trees, which grow rapidly and can reach a mature h... and can perform more or less the same function in poplar trees,” Strauss said. “The modified trees themselves look pretty much normal, just a lot smaller, an...

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