Gene discoveries in coconut

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Report on the cloning and determination of possible isoforms of all the major genes involved in fatty acid metabolism of coconut and to transform the coconut thioesterase gene in corn.

Dr. Rita P. Laude
Institute of Biological Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
University of the Philippines Los Baños
www.uplb.edu.ph

Jonathan Eisen and the GEBA project - video linked to news release re Dec. 2009 Nature paper

submitted by: JGI

DOE JGI Phylogenomics Program Head and UC Davis professor Jonathan Eisen discusses the GEBA project in this complement to the news release regarding the GEBA paper published in the journal Nature on December 24, 2009.