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One Potato Genome has Finally Been Sequenced; Three More To Go

By Veronique Greenwood | July 11, 2011 4:27 pm

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What’s the News: Scientists have been rooting around in the rice genome for years, and the same goes for wheat. But now the long-recalcitrant potato genome has finally been sequenced. Time for a celebration? Perhaps, but biologists can’t rest for long: in addition to the just-published genome, there are still three more to sequence in each commercial potato.

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