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Moss Genes Will Help to Create Superplants


Science & Tech  (tags: moss, gene, sequencing, genes, heat, cold, dry, science )

Eduardo
- 3118 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
The moss, Physcomitrella patens, similar to primitive plants that grew 450 million years ago, can withstand extreme temperatures and dry conditions. The sequencing project will allow scientists to identify genes that control these beneficial traits.



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Linda B. (71)
Friday December 14, 2007, 5:50 pm
Interesting. Thanks.
 
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