Draft genome of Tulsi sheds light on its medicinal properties

The genome of the Tulsi plant could help unravel the mysteries of a medicinal herb that has been cultivated for nearly 3,000 years. Researchers from the Bangalore Life Science Cluster have used DNA sequencing technology to create a draft genome of the Krishna subtype of O. tenuiflorum.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://indiabioscience.org/news/2015/draft-genome-of-tulsi-sheds-light-on-its-medicinal-properties.