Tag: "hybrid" at biology news
Who Needs Flowers? Transgenic Plants Sprout Embryos On Leaves
... cross-breeding, or hybridization. For many crops, hybrid
seed is generated by crossingdifferent elite lines, each selected for desired traits.However, these hybrid
offspring don't consistently pass thosequalities down to their offspring. But embryo farming could p...
DFG To Set Up 14 New Collaborative Research Centres
...rative research centre "Complex macromolecular and hybrid
systems in internaland external fields " to be established at Bayreuth University plans to organise andcharacterise such nano-structures on different scales of length by means of molecularinteraction as well as mechanical, electric and magnetic field...
Plant Pathologists Collaborate Worldwide To Combat Sorghum Ergot
...ious disease primarily affecting the production of hybrid
sorghumseed," says Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, plant pa...In India, losses of 10to 80% have been reported in hybrid
seed production fields. In Zimbabwe, annuallosses of 12 to 25% regularly result and, on occasion, t...
Molecular "Fossils" Of Early Life
... the creation of one of these "fossils," anunusual hybrid
molecule made up of a scaffold from deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)with chemical "scissors" attached to it. Ronald R. Breaker, who created the first DNA enzymes in 1994 withcolleagues at The Scripps Research Institute, said he "looted the tool bo...
'Mean Gene' Found In Africanized Honey Bees
... intensity of stinging behavior in 162 colonies of hybrid
bees. They then located DNA markers on the chromosomes of the aggressive hybrid
bees and compared the genes with those of nonaggressive hybrid
bees. Now that they have mapped the g...
Uterine Environment Boosts Learning Ability In Mouse Offspring
... Transfer group consisted of non-automimmune CB6F1 hybrid
mothers withtransplanted embryos. The Non-Transfer...ered byCesarean section and reared by foster CB6F1 hybrid
mothers. At six weeks of age, the offspring from the three groups were given aseries of be...
Chlamydia Vaccine Developed At UMass
...e with GLXA, and ultimately were able to produce a hybrid
cell that produces the correct antibody and reproduces itself endlessly. The body recognizes this antibody as the original GLXA itself. "Essentially, weve created an easy-to-handle protein molecule which can mimic the harder-to-handle glycoli...
Researchers Construct Genetic Map For Dogs
...o groups describe the construction of a dog-rodent hybrid
cell panel to aid in determining the order and spacing of genes and traits of interest on the chromosomes of the canine genome. Both papers are the result of an unusual and highly productive collaboration between the two major canine genetics groups ...
New Evidence For Corn's Ancestry Could Lead To Insect And Drought Resistant Crops
...ant too, and Eubanks plans to testher experimental hybrid
for that trait as well. Moreover, her Tripsacum ...nvincing the scientificcommunity that I even had a hybrid
between Tripsacum and the perennial teosinte.They said I just had teosinte that was contaminated wit...
Purdue Study Aims To Boost MRI Capabilities
...I systems last year, including the echo planar and hybrid
imaging systems. Though these new systems have improved image quality and speed, Bourland says there is room for more improvement. "The MRI scanners used in hospitals are still fairly conservative in the amount of electromagnetic stimulation they use...
New Grapes From Cornell Debut
...- formerly NY65.533.13 -- is a Gewrztraminer hybrid
which produces spicy wines of excellent quality, w...Traminette should help to disprove the notion that hybrid
wines are inferior to vinifera. These are vinifera type wines from vines that are much easier to gr...
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