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Soybean Genome Analysis Reveals Pathways for Improving Biodiesel

January 13, 2010

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Soybean, one of the most important global sources of protein and oil, is now the first legume species with a published complete draft genome sequence. The sequence and its analysis appear in the Jan. 14 edition of Nature. The research team comprised 18 institutions, including the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, the USDA-ARS, Purdue University and the University of North Carolina, supported by DOE, the National Science Foundation, USDA and United Soybean Board.Full Story

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