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Engineering herbicide-resistant watermelon variety through CRISPR/Cas9-mediated base-editing

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Acknowledgements

This work was supported by grants from the National Key R&D Program of China (2018YFD010062), Beijing science & technology program (D171100007617001), Beijing Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences (KJCX20180427), National Natural Science Foundation of China (31701943, 31471785), the Ministry of Agriculture of China (CARS-26), Beijing Scholar Program (BSP026), BaGui Scholar Program.

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Tian, S., Jiang, L., Cui, X. et al. Engineering herbicide-resistant watermelon variety through CRISPR/Cas9-mediated base-editing. Plant Cell Rep 37, 1353–1356 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-018-2299-0

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Keywords

  • Base-editing
  • Herbicide-resistant watermelon
  • Transgene-free