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UK scientists publish draft sequence coverage of wheat genome

UK scientists publish draft sequence coverage of wheat genome

UK scientists publish draft sequence coverage of wheat genome (PDF 220KB)

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This leaflet explains how BBSRC-funded scientists took a major step towards fully sequencing the wheat genome in summer 2010, publicly releasing the first draft sequence of a reference bread wheat.

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