Umi-Budo Genome Revealed

25 Mar 2019

Scientists in the OIST Marine Genomics Unit have decoded the genome of popular Okinawan seaweed umi-budo. Known for its eye-catching appearance and "popping" texture, the plant utilizes a specific set of genes to craft its unique form from just one cell.

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