Attack of the Jet-Lagged Tomatoes

22 August 2016

Rapid changes in time zones can cause jet lag, as our internal biological clock genes adjust to new circadian light-dark cycles. You might be surprised to discover that tomatoes also have biological clock genes that are tuned to circadian rhythms and the environment. In this week’s SciMon, learn how tomato circadian clocks and genes evolved as tomatoes were transferred from their South American equatorial birthplace and planted across North America. Learn more at: Products: Illumina HiSeq: Illumina TruSeq RNA Library Prep Kit: Publication Link: PMID: 26569124 | Müller, et al. (2016): The Science Mondays (SciMon) series is brought to you by Illumina Illumina hosts Paul Bromann, Scientific Liaison of Scientific Affairs and Jacques Retief, Associate Director of Scientific Affairs, give you a quick report on breaking news. A global genomics leader, Illumina provides comprehensive next-generation sequencing solutions to the research, clinical, and applied markets. Illumina technology is responsible for generating more than 90% of the world’s sequencing data.* Through collaborative innovation, Illumina is fueling groundbreaking advancements in oncology, reproductive health, genetic disease, microbiology, agriculture, forensic science, and beyond. *Data calculations on file. Illumina, Inc., 2015. Subscribe to the Illumina video channel View customer spotlight videos View Illumina webinars View Illumina product videos View Illumina support videos

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