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cassava

(kă-sah′vă) [Sp. cazabe]
A group of perennial herbs of the genus Manihot. The plant is one of the most efficient converters of solar energy to carbohydrate. The root of M. esculenta provides an excellent source of starch and can thrive in poor, dry, acid soils. To be suitable for eating, the root is processed by one of several methods to remove or control the amount of cyanide present. Tapioca is made from cassava.
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The image was performed using CASAVA 1.6 module to transfer FASTQ format.
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At these bacchanals they would drink prodigious quantities of their casava beer and dance on wooden boards over a pit that sounded like a giant drum.
The raw image data files obtained by high-throughput sequencing were converted into the sequenced reads by raw CASAVA (base calling) analysis, namely, raw reads.
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O casamento era entao uma especie de favor que o homem conferia a mulher, o unico meio de adquirir status economico e social, pois aquela que nao se casava era a mulher fracassada e tinha de se conformar a vida cinzenta de solteirona, acompanhando a mae as visitas, entregando-se aos bordados infindaveis, a educacao dos sobrinhos.