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UniProt release 2014_03 - Mar 19, 2014

Minority report | Cross-references for isoform sequences

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on the garden pea
April 2014

The life sciences owe a lot to green peas. And perhaps even to the bishop of St Thomas Abbey in Brno – now the Czech Republic. It was there, in the 1850s, that Gregor Johann Mendel (1822-1884) decided to undertake studies on heredity using mice…


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