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Hibiscus

Hibiscus

(Science: botany) a genus of plants (herbs, shrubs, or trees), some species of which have large, showy flowers. Some species are cultivated in india for their fibre, which is used as a substitute for hemp. See althea, hollyhock, and Manoe.

Origin: L, marsh mallow; cf. Gr.


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... could find such examples also in animals. Probably. My point is APETALA is only known in Arabidopsis and thus it's probably totally different from Hibiscus.

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by Cat
Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:49 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Nucleotide Database
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Nucleotide Database

PubMed Contains only about 500 nucleotide sequences related to Hibiscus http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore?term=%22Hibiscus%22[Organism]&cmd=DetailsSearch You may try to look for higher taxa to see, whether you will be able to find some apetala gene ...

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by JackBean
Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:19 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Nucleotide Database
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Views: 3401

Nucleotide Database

Aren't you putting a cart before a horse? Do you have an apetala mutant of hibiscus to work with? You might get lucky if the hibiscus apetala gene is similar in sequence to that of arabidopsis, so you can design a bunch of primers to that and hope to get something. ...

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by Cat
Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:40 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Nucleotide Database
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Views: 3401

Nucleotide Database

APETALA gene from hibiscus sabdariffa. and i dont know the gene sequence..thats why i need to design a pair of primer to use it for isolating full length cDNA

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by elynn
Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:13 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Nucleotide Database
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I need help identidying a plant

I don't think this is African. Based on the flowers I would say Hibiscus. But no guarantee, the quality is too low.

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by JackBean
Fri Jul 20, 2012 10:09 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: I need help identidying a plant
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