A comparative transcriptomic approach to understanding the formation of cork

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The transcriptome comparison of two oak species reveals possible candidates accounting for the exceptionally thick and pure cork oak phellem, such as those involved in secondary metabolism and phellogen activity. Cork oak, Quercus suber, differs from other Mediterranean oaks such as holm oak (Quercus ilex) by the thickness and organization of the external… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11103-017-0682-9

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