Genetic Engineering

Genes borrowed from bacteria allowed plants to move to land

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Natural genetic engineering allowed plants to move from water to land, according to a new study.
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Genes borrowed from bacteria allowed plants to move to land

2 days ago   |   Phys

Natural genetic engineering allowed plants to move from water to land, according to a new study by an international group of scientists from Canada, China, France, Germany, and...
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Genetic engineering tools produce better-modified plants faster, easier

3 days ago   |   Phys   |   2 articles

Plants have big genomes; a rare flower from Japan has a genome that is 50 times the size of a human's. These huge genomes, and associated large genes, can make it challenging...
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Sustained transgene expression from sleeping beauty DNA transposons containing a core fragment of the HNRPA2B1-CBX3 ubiquitous chromatin opening element

6 days ago   |   BMC Biotechnology   |   3 articles

DNA transposon-based vectors are effective nonviral tools for gene therapy and genetic engineering of cells. However, promoter DNA methylation and a near-random integration...
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The evolution of genetic engineering

11 days ago   |   Phys

Charles Gersbach, the Rooney Family Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University, leads a lab that is centered on developing and applying genome engineering...
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The dual benefit of a dominant mutation in Arabidopsis IRON DEFICIENCY TOLERANT1 for iron biofortification and heavy metal phytoremediation

15 days ago   |   Wiley

Abstract One of the goals of biofortification is to generate iron‐enriched crops to combat growth and developmental defects especially iron deficiency anemia. Fe‐fortification...
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Genetic Engineering Helps Increase Availability of Improved Organic Seeds

24 days ago   |   ISAAA

Mordor Intelligence reports that the global market for organic seeds was valued at USD 1,651.5 million in 2018 and is projected to reach a compound annual growth rate of 12.7%...
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Researchers release a new genome sequence of the date palm

1 month ago   |   Phys

Researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi's Center for Genomics and Systems Biology and the UAEU Khalifa Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology , working with other institutions...
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Unlocking the Biochemical Treasure Chest Within Microbes

Unlocking the Biochemical Treasure Chest Within Microbes

1 month ago   |   News Center

An illustration imagining the molecular machinery inside microbes as technology. Secondary metabolites - the compounds produced by microbes to mediate internal and external...
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Unlocking the biochemical treasure chest within microbes

1 month ago   |   ScienceDaily

An international team of scientists has developed a genetic engineering tool that makes producing and analyzing microbial secondary metabolites - the basis for many important...
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