Researchers: Map of chile pepper genome could help end ‘unnecessary’ cases of blindness

Researchers hope to unlock genetic secrets of the chile pepper.

Researchers: Map of chile pepper genome could help end ‘unnecessary’ cases of blindness

Science Recorder | James Fluere | Friday, February 08, 2013

Researchers from New Mexico State University's Chile Pepper Institute and South Korea have developed the first high-resolution draft of the chile pepper genome. New data from the genome map could eventually help end "unnecessary" cases of blindness by giving breeders the information they need to determine how to breed chile peppers with higher levels of vitamin A... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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