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Opinion

Goodbye to 'one by one' genetics

Athanasios Theologis

Author Affiliations

Plant Gene Expression Center, Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710, USA

Genome Biology 2001, 2:comment2004-comment2004.9  doi:10.1186/gb-2001-2-4-comment2004

Published: 6 April 2001

Abstract

The completion of the Arabidopsis thaliana (mustard weed) genome sequence constitutes a major breakthrough in plant biology. It will revolutionize how we answer questions about the biology and evolution of plants as well as how we confront and resolve world-wide agricultural problems.