Genomewide association study of ionomic traits on diverse soybean populations from germplasm collections

Germplasm collections are invaluable resources for plant science…

Single Parent Expression (SPE) of non-syntenic genes in maize hybrids (Curr. Biol.) ($)

In maize, it has long been known that the crossing of two inbred…

Genetic conservation, turnover and innovation across the genus Oryza (Nature Genetics)

In order to use wild rice relatives for future crop improvement,…

Transposon-derived small RNAs triggered by miR845 mediate genome dosage response in Arabidopsis

Nat. Genet. Silencing of transposable elements (TEs) is mediated…

SLAM-ITseq: Sequencing cell type-specific transcriptomes without cell sorting

BioRxiv. Transcriptomic changes at the cellular level are of…

Drastic genome reduction in an herbivore’s pectinolytic symbiont

Cell. In a very interesting report, Salem et al., showed evidence…

Genome downsizing, physiological novelty, and the global dominance of flowering plants

PLOS Biol. Guard cell size is, in general, inversely related…

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Godfroy et al investigate basal cell fate determination in the…

Duplicate Genomes Evolved Differently in Maize and Soybean

Zhao et al. demonstrate that duplicated genomes in maize and…