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gene bank

[′jēn ‚baŋk]
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And throughout the Andes, the cradle of tomatoes, wild-tomato species have become so imperiled that "before too long, the only real examples of tomato diversity will be in a gene bank," she says.
Mrs Flack, who breeds Welsh black and red poll cattle,and Welsh black mountain sheep, said: ``Preserving rare and traditional breeds is important because it maintains a gene bank of characteristics,like disease resistance, that may one day become very important to all farmers.
The Dh23-million gene bank will hold details of the 629 known plant species in the UAE.
The gene bank project will support moves to conserve the 28 rare breeds of sheep from across Britain, including the Oxford Down, the Greyface Dartmoor, the Hebridean, the Southdown, the Norfolk Horn and the Teeswater.
Lucy, park assistant manager, said: "They're really old breeds and now with foot and mouth it's even more important to get a gene bank up and running because if you lose these lines they're gone for good.
The IMF through its gene bank, Bank on a Cure[R], has found possible links between myeloma and genes responsible for processing dioxins and related chemicals in the body.
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BGCI will fund a living gene bank in botanic gardens worldwide to protect rare plants.
But with a finite gene bank, sometimes more diversity is needed, and researchers now know that certain cell types can generate more than one protein from a single gene.
Perlegen will utilize DNA samples collected by the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE), the world's largest publicly available gene bank for autism research.
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Growing conditions and food demands change rapidly and breeders never know which variety stored in a crop gene bank somewhere in the world is going to be that proverbial needle in the haystack that will provide the critical trait that can literally make the difference between abundance and starvation," said Fowler.