On bioRxiv: Incomplete epigenetic reprogramming during asexual reproduction

Incomplete reprogramming of cell-specific epigenetic marks during asexual reproduction leads to heritable phenotypic variation in plants

Wibowo et al. bioRxiv 2018/02/19/267955

Plants differ from animals in their capability to easily regenerate fertile adult individuals from terminally differentiated cells. This unique … Read the rest

Accumulation of mutations in A. thaliana over 400 years

The rate and potential relevance of new mutations in a colonizing plant lineage

We used a unique natural “experiment” to measure long-time substitution rates

Exposito-Alonso et al.

A consequence of an increasingly interconnected world is the spread

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Impressive A. thaliana long-read genome assemblies

High contiguity Arabidopsis thaliana genome assembly with a single nanopore flow cell

Both PacBio and Oxford Nanopore produce impressive assemblies

Todd P. Michael, Florian Jupe, Felix Bemm, S. Timothy Motley, Justin P. Sandoval, Christa Lanz, Olivier Loudet, Detlef Weigel &

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