Rice race

时间:2019-03-08 07:16:13166网络整理admin

The official international effort to sequence the rice genome is about to be upstaged by a company that claims it will complete the task in just six weeks. Celera Genomics of Rockville, Maryland, the company that made this boast, is already engaged in a race to decode the human genome. The $200-million International Rice Genome Sequencing Project intends to produce a complete sequence of the rice genome by 2008. Celera’s sequence may be less complete,