plantsí secret complexity
comprehensive DNA analysis of chromosomes from a plant reveals a high
density of genes, surprising many scientists.
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The Web page of
the Institute for Genome Research, where sequenced chromosome 2 can be
found, is at http://www.tigr.org/.
California Institute of Technology
Division of Biology
Pasadena, CA 91125
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