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Genomic atlas of gene switches in plants

Canadian-led study will help scientists identify key genomic regions in canola, other food plants
Tue, 2013-07-02 12:32

What allows certain plants to survive freezing and thrive in the Canadian climate, while others are sensitive to the slightest drop in temperature? Those that flourish activate specific genes at just the right time -- but the way gene activation is controlled remains poorly understood.

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