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  • Maps of miscanthus genome offer insight into grass evolution

    University of Illinois crop sciences professor and Energy Biosciences Institute program leader Stephen Moose and his colleagues mapped the Miscanthus sinensis genome, a first step toward a full genome sequence.

    University of Illinois crop sciences professor and Energy Biosciences Institute program leader Stephen Moose and his colleagues mapped the Miscanthus sinensis genome, a first step toward a full genome sequence.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Stephen Moose, call 217-244-6308; email smoose@illinois.edu. The paper, “A Framework Genetic Map for Miscanthus sinensis From RNAseq-based Markers Shows Recent Tetraploidy,” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.