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Lotus japonicus is a perennial wild legume with such characteristics as small genome size and short life cycle,
that make this plant an ideal model plant of crop legumes including soybean.
The National BioResource Project (NBRP)
is aiming to support research activities through distribution of Lotus japonicus research resources.
In this database <Legume Base - Lotus japonicus > , the user can select an appropriate strain by searching the data.
Following strains are currently available in the database.