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(New Scientist) Cassava packs a protein punch with bean genes
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 by Andy Coghlan A DEADLY poison could save the lives of millions of African children, thanks to the discovery that cassava can be duped into turning about half of the cyanide it makes into extra protein. Although cassava is a major source of carbo ...
amounts of protein. Claude Fauquet of the Danforth Plant Science Center in St Louis, Missouri, and his team bumped up the protein content to 12.5 per cent by adding bean and maize genes to make a protein called zeolin. They were surprised to find that the plant used its natural supply of cyanide, (New Scientist) Cassava packs a protein punch with bean genes, by Andy Coghlan A DEADLY poison, be duped into turning about half of the cyanide it makes into extra protein. Although cassava
The Plant Pulse February 25, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-February-25-2011
The Plant Pulse is a new feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that will include a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences ...
, it normally contains only small amounts of protein. Claude Fauquet of the Danforth Plant Science Center in St Louis, Missouri, and his team bumped up the protein content to 12.5 per cent by adding bean and maize genes to make a protein called zeolin. Ag Innovation Showcase will be on May 23, for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Cassava packs a protein punch with bean genes - New Scientist
Meet Dr. Doug Allen
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/Meet-Dr.-Doug-Allen
In March of 2010 the Center welcomed its newest principal investigator, Dr. Doug Allen. Like his colleague, Dr. Ivan Baxter, Allen joined the Center through its partnership with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service in their Plant Genetics Researc ...
resources are allocated within filling seeds to make carbohydrate, protein and oil. Once these processes, content or the generation of other useful compounds. “We need a better fundamental, ’s cheapest source of protein, oil and carbohydrates. However, soy and other seeds could become even more useful as a basis for biofuels if researchers are successful in increasing their oil content
Understanding Root Growth and Physiology
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The genetic basis of root system architecture (RSA)
. The useful resource for discovering genes, the Illinois High and Low Protein maize lines have been recurrently selected for over 100 years for high or low seed protein content; during this time
The Plant Pulse August 5, 2011
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/The-Plant-Pulse-August-5-2011
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and even ...
modification to deliver enhanced cassava with decreased cyanogenic content as well as increased protein and essential amino acids that will directly benefit children and at-risk populations," said, and increase protein levels in key crop -AgBio World Researchers working at The Donald Danforth Plant
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enhanced protein and vitamin content Lauren Dedow, Michigan Technological University Lab: Dr, Narayanan Project: Decreasing cyanide toxicity and increasing protein content of cassava
Cassava Research
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What is Cassava? Cassava is a root crop that serves as the primary food source for more than 750 million people each day.  Although it has many properties that make it an important food across much of Africa and Asia, it also has many limitations.  ...
content and is susceptible to many pathogens, particularly in Africa, where one third, production and utilization – poor nutritional content of foodstuffs derived from the cassava storage root, A, iron and protein. According to the World Health Organization, this malnutrition often leads, Vitamin A, iron and protein. Beta-carotene is contained in various foods today, but those foods, , protein-enhanced peanut to improve virus resistance in sweet potato. Each of the programs has
Discovery of Carbon Storage Signaling Mechanism in Algae Offers New Potential for Sustainable Biofuel Production
https://www.danforthcenter.org/scientists-research/principal-investigators/james-umen/lab-news/discovery-of-carbon-storage-signaling-mechanism-in-algae-offers-new-potential-for-sustainable-biofuel-production
Algae with altered intracellular signaling have increased oil yields.  
systems interact with one another. One system involves a protein called TOR (target of rapamycin, content significantly, vip1-1 cells increased it even more with up to double the yields seen
Poster Abstract
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is one of the primary mechanisms for the regulation of protein function in living organisms, and protein function is a primary endeavor in life science research. The use of mass spectrometry, responsibility for the content and we assume that all co-authors are aware of this content. Again, if you
Chris Topp
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. The Illinois High and Low Protein maize lines have been recurrently selected for over 100 years for high or low seed protein content; during this time the IHP lines have evolved enhanced Nitrogen scavenging, in the high and low protein lines, as well as response to neighboring roots in the historical versus