DNA sequencing methods contributing to new directions in cereal research

Edwards, M. A. and Henry, R. J. (2011) DNA sequencing methods contributing to new directions in cereal research. Journal of Cereal Science, 54 3: 395-400. doi:10.1016/j.jcs.2011.07.006


Author Edwards, M. A.
Henry, R. J.
Title DNA sequencing methods contributing to new directions in cereal research
Journal name Journal of Cereal Science   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0733-5210
1095-9963
Publication date 2011-11
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.jcs.2011.07.006
Volume 54
Issue 3
Start page 395
End page 400
Total pages 6
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Academic Press
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Abstract DNA sequencing allows the decoding of the genetic code, facilitating the discovery of the molecular genetic basis of biological systems. Knowledge of the sequence of genes in cereals provides a key to understanding many of their nutritional and functional properties. For many years DNA sequencing technology advanced slowly with incremental advances in the di-deoxy or Sanger method. New technologies are now greatly increasing the power of DNA sequencing. Second (next) generation sequencing has dramatically reduced the cost of DNA sequencing and increased the amount of data that can be collected. Further advances exploiting third generation sequencing promise to accelerate these developments. The DNA sequences of cereal species, genotypes or even individual seeds can now be obtained delivering a new level of capability in cereal science.
Keyword DNA sequencing
Single nucleotide polymorphisms
Crop improvement
Genome
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Official 2012 Collection
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