Stout camphor tree genome fills gaps in understanding of flowering plant genome and gene family evolution

  title={Stout camphor tree genome fills gaps in understanding of flowering plant genome and gene family evolution},
  author={S. Chaw and Yu-Ching Liu and Han-Yu Wang and Yu-Wei Wu and Chan-Yi Ivy Lin and Chung-Shien Wu and Huei-Mien Ke and Lo-Yu Chang and Chih-Yao Hsu and Hui-Ting Yang and Edi Sudianto and Ming-Hung Hsu and Kun-Pin Wu and N. Wang and J. Leebens-Mack and Isheng. J. Tsai},
We present reference-quality genome assembly and annotation for the stout camphor tree (SCT; Cinnamomum kanehirae [Laurales, Lauraceae]), the first sequenced member of the Magnoliidae comprising four orders (Laurales, Magnoliales, Canellales, and Piperales) and over 9,000 species. Phylogenomic analysis of 13 representative seed plant genomes indicates that magnoliid and eudicot lineages share more recent common ancestry relative to monocots. Two whole genome duplication events were inferred… Expand
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