According to Dr., 24 sorts of SSR markers which are the usually recommend national standards are discriminated by this chip. It discriminates over 5000 loci distributed over the entire genome in a highly reliable manner. Moreover, this DNA chip has the merit to perform the genetic background analysis of intermediate rice breeding material s correctly, allowing the breeding farmhouseto select the desired trait more quickly and thus raising the efficiency of paddy rice breeding.
China National Seeds Group http://www.chinaseeds.com.cn/ invested more than 5 billion yuan on building a national class seed biotechnology center in recent years. Huazong Agricultural University: http://www.spc.jst.go.jp/education/university/univ_077.html
Xinghua Net May 3, 20112