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2013-03-06 13:49:52

In order to build and maintain cells, DNA is copied into ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecules, also called transcripts.

2013-02-12 23:03:36

As the new head of LumiGrow's research program, Dr.

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2010-02-10 14:05:00

The International Brachypodium Initiative has completed the genome sequence of the wild grass Brachypodium distachyon.

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2009-03-05 09:32:49

Scientists across the world are building an extensive repository of genetically modified rice plants in the hope of understanding the function of the approximately 57,000 genes that make up the genome of Oryza sativa.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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