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The genome of the mesopolyploid crop species Brassica rapa
We report the annotation and analysis of the draft genome sequence of Brassica rapa accession Chiifu-401-42, a Chinese cabbage. We modeled 41,174 protein coding genes in the B. rapa genome, which hasExpand
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The genome of the cucumber, Cucumis sativus L.
Cucumber is an economically important crop as well as a model system for sex determination studies and plant vascular biology. Here we report the draft genome sequence of Cucumis sativus var. sativusExpand
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The tomato genome sequence provides insights into fleshy fruit evolution
Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is a major crop plant and a model system for fruit development. Solanum is one of the largest angiosperm genera and includes annual and perennial plants from diverseExpand
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Genome sequence and analysis of the tuber crop potato
Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is the world’s most important non-grain food crop and is central to global food security. It is clonally propagated, highly heterozygous, autotetraploid, and suffersExpand
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The draft genome of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) and resequencing of 20 diverse accessions
Watermelon, Citrullus lanatus, is an important cucurbit crop grown throughout the world. Here we report a high-quality draft genome sequence of the east Asia watermelon cultivar 97103 (2n = 2× = 22)Expand
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Genomic analyses provide insights into the history of tomato breeding
The histories of crop domestication and breeding are recorded in genomes. Although tomato is a model species for plant biology and breeding, the nature of human selection that altered its genomeExpand
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Biosynthesis, regulation, and domestication of bitterness in cucumber
Cucurbitacins are triterpenoids that confer a bitter taste in cucurbits such as cucumber, melon, watermelon, squash, and pumpkin. These compounds discourage most pests on the plant and have also beenExpand
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Genome analysis of Taraxacum kok-saghyz Rodin provides new insights into rubber biosynthesis
The Russian dandelion Taraxacum kok-saghyz Rodin (TKS), a member of the Composite family and a potential alternative source of natural rubber (NR) and inulin, is an ideal model system for studyingExpand
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A Snapshot of the Emerging Tomato Genome Sequence
The genome of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) is being sequenced by an international consortium of 10 countries (Korea, China, the United Kingdom, India, the Netherlands, France, Japan, Spain,Expand
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Genetic analysis and identification of a candidate gene associated with in vitro regeneration ability of cucumber
  • Y. Wang, Q. Zhou, +7 authors X. Gu
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Theoretical and Applied Genetics
  • 22 September 2018
Key messageCandidate genes associated with in vitro regeneration were identified in cucumber.AbstractThe ability to regenerate shoots or whole plants from differentiated plant tissues is essentialExpand
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