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A fruitful outcome to the papaya genome project

Fusheng Wei and Rod A Wing*

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Department of Plant Sciences and the Arizona Genomics Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA

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Genome Biology 2008, 9:227  doi:10.1186/gb-2008-9-6-227

Published: 6 June 2008


The draft genome sequence of a transgenic virus-resistant papaya marks the first genome sequence of a commercially important transgenic crop plant.