Genome sequence of the hot pepper provides insights into the evolution of pungency in Capsicum species

@article{Kim2014GenomeSO,
  title={Genome sequence of the hot pepper provides insights into the evolution of pungency in Capsicum species},
  author={Seungill Kim and Minkyu Park and Seon-In Yeom and Yong-Min Kim and Je Min Lee and Hyun-ah Lee and Eunyoung Seo and Jaeyoung Choi and Kyeongchae Cheong and Ki-Tae Kim and Kyongyong Jung and Gir-Won Lee and Sang-Keun Oh and Chungyun Bae and Saet-Byul Kim and Hye-Young Lee and Shin-Young Kim and M. Kim and Byoung-Cheorl Kang and Yeong Deuk Jo and Hee-Bum Yang and Hee-Jin Jeong and Won-Hee Kang and J Kwon and Chanseok Shin and Jae Yun Lim and June Hyun Park and Jin Hoe Huh and June-Sik Kim and Byung-Dong Kim and Oded Cohen and Ilan Paran and Mi Chung Suh and Saet Buyl Lee and Yeon-Ki Kim and Younhee Shin and Seung-Jae Noh and Junhyung Park and Young Sam Seo and Suk Yoon Kwon and Hyun Ah Kim and Jeong Mee Park and Hyun-Jin Kim and Sang-bong Choi and Paul W. Bosland and Gregory Reeves and Sung-Hwan Jo and Bong-Woo Lee and Hyung-Taeg Cho and Hee-seung Choi and Min-Soo Lee and Yeisoo Yu and Yang Do Choi and B J Park and Allen Van Deynze and Hamid Reza Ashrafi and Theresa Hill and Woo Taek Kim and Hyun-Sook Pai and Hee Kyung Ahn and Inhwa Yeam and James J. Giovannoni and Jocelyn K. C. Rose and Iben S\orensen and Sang-Jik Lee and Ryan W. Kim and I Choi and B. -K. Choi and Jong-Sung Lim and Yong-Hwan Lee and Doil Choi},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
  year={2014},
  volume={46},
  pages={270-278}
}
Hot pepper (Capsicum annuum), one of the oldest domesticated crops in the Americas, is the most widely grown spice crop in the world. We report whole-genome sequencing and assembly of the hot pepper (Mexican landrace of Capsicum annuum cv. CM334) at 186.6× coverage. We also report resequencing of two cultivated peppers and de novo sequencing of the wild species Capsicum chinense. The genome size of the hot pepper was approximately fourfold larger than that of its close relative tomato, and the… CONTINUE READING
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