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Functional annotation of expressed sequence tags of Papaver somniferum.

@article{Priya2012FunctionalAO,
  title={Functional annotation of expressed sequence tags of Papaver somniferum.},
  author={Avantika Priya and Himanshu Tripathi and Dharmendra Kumar Yadav and Feroz Khan and Vikrant Gupta and Rakesh Kumar Shukla and Mahendra Pandurang Darokar},
  journal={Plant Omics},
  year={2012},
  volume={5},
  pages={223-230}
}
Papaver somniferum (opium poppy) is the source for several pharmaceutical benzylisoquinoline alkaloids (BIA) including morphine, codeine and sanguinarine. In an attempt to identify additional biosynthetic steps at the molecular level, a large expressed sequence tag (EST) dataset with a total of 20,532 sequences from opium poppy were assembled and functionally annotated. Sequence cleaning filter showed 20,445 (709 trimmed) valid sequences and 87 trashed sequences at 96% minimum identity… 

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