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The tomato genome sequence provides insights into fleshy fruit evolution
A high-quality genome sequence of domesticated tomato is presented, a draft sequence of its closest wild relative, Solanum pimpinellifolium, is compared, and the two tomato genomes are compared to each other and to the potato genome. Expand
Genome sequence and analysis of the tuber crop potato
The potato genome sequence provides a platform for genetic improvement of this vital crop and predicts 39,031 protein-coding genes and presents evidence for at least two genome duplication events indicative of a palaeopolyploid origin. Expand
Phytophthora infestans effector AVR3a is essential for virulence and manipulates plant immunity by stabilizing host E3 ligase CMPG1
The data provide genetic evidence that AVR3a is an essential virulence factor that targets and stabilizes the plant E3 ligase CMPG1, potentially to prevent host cell death during the biotrophic phase of infection. Expand
Identification and localisation of the NB-LRR gene family within the potato genome
By establishing the phylogenetic and positional relationship of potato NB-LRRs, the analysis offers significant insight into the evolution of potato R genes and provides a blueprint for future efforts to identify and more rapidly clone functional NB- LRR genes from Solanum species. Expand
A single domestication for potato based on multilocus amplified fragment length polymorphism genotyping.
Preliminary phylogenetic analyses support a monophyletic origin of the landrace cultivars from the northern component of this complex in Peru, rather than from multiple independent origins from various northern and southern members. Expand
Polymorphic simple sequence repeat markers in chloroplast genomes of Solanaceous plants
PCR-based markers developed from mononucleotide simple-sequence repeats in the chloroplast genome of Nicotiana tabacum were found to detect high levels of polymorphism at three taxonomic levels in Solanaceous plants, suggesting that cpSSRs will be of great utility in population genetics, germplasm management, evolutionary and phylogenetic studies as well as in, the analysis of material from introgression and somatic-fusion experiments. Expand
QTL mapping of yield, agronomic and quality traits in tetraploid potato (Solanum tuberosum subsp. tuberosum)
Interval mapping of quantitative trait loci (QTL) for 16 yield, agronomic and quality traits in potato was performed on a tetraploid full-sib family comprising 227 clones from a cross betweenExpand
Application of two microsatellite sequences in wheat storage proteins as molecular markers
In hexaploid bread wheat, a large-genome inbreeding species with low levels of RFLP, di- and trinucleotide tandem repeats were found in 22 published gene sequences, two of which were converted to PCR-based markers and shown to be genome-specific and displayed high levels of variation. Expand
Linkage Analysis and QTL Mapping Using SNP Dosage Data in a Tetraploid Potato Mapping Population
Using existing methodology to use dosage data on SNPs in an autotetraploid mapping population of parents and 190 offspring, which confirms most SNP positions, and eliminates some problem SNPs to give high-density maps for each chromosome. Expand
Construction of Reference Chromosome-Scale Pseudomolecules for Potato: Integrating the Potato Genome with Genetic and Physical Maps
The work presented here has led to a greatly improved ordering of the potato reference genome superscaffolds into chromosomal “pseudomolecules”. Expand