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News : AGI & IRRI Release a Reference Genome Assembly for Miracle Rice
Posted by webmaster on 2016/11/29 1:00:00 ( 299 reads )

Click to see original Image in a new windowIn honor of the 50th anniversary of Miracle Rice (IR-8) the Arizona Genomics Institute (AGI) (www.genome.arizona.edu) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) (www.irri.org) is proud to release* a reference genome assembly of IR-8 using PacBio RSII sequencing technology.

This work was funded by the AXA Research Fund to R.A.W. through IRRI.

(*Please note that our GenBank submission (MPPV00000000) is released under the Ft. Lauderdale agreement whereby the AGI/IRRI team reserves the right to publish a detailed analysis of the IR-8 in a forthcoming publication.)


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For more information on IR-8 please access the following web pages.
http://irri.org/IR8#IR8-celebrations
http://www.voanews.com/a/anniversary- ... asia-famines/3623225.html

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A portion of AGI's material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number 102620.