The Kalanchoë genome provides insights into convergent evolution and building blocks of crassulacean acid metabolism

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Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) is a water-use efficient adaptation of photosynthesis that has evolved independently many times in diverse lineages of flowering plants. We hypothesize that convergent evolution of protein sequence and temporal gene expression underpins the independent emergences of CAM from C3 photosynthesis. To test this hypothesis, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01491-7

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@inproceedings{Yang2017TheKG, title={The Kalancho{\"{e} genome provides insights into convergent evolution and building blocks of crassulacean acid metabolism}, author={Xiaohan Yang and Rongbin Hu and Hengfu Yin and Jerry W Jenkins and Shengqiang Shu and Haibao Tang and Degao Liu and Deborah A. Weighill and Won Cheol Yim and Jungmin Ha and Karolina Heyduk and David M. Goodstein and Hao-Bo Guo and Robert C Moseley and Elisabeth Fitzek and Sara S. Jawdy and Zhihao Zhang and Meng Xie and James Hartwell and Gerald A Tuskan and Ritesh Mewalal and J. D. Beltran and Susanna F Boxall and Louisa V Dever and Kaitlin Joy Palla and Rebecca L. Albion and Travis M Garcia and Jesse A Mayer and Sung Don Lim and Ching Man Wai and Paul Peluso and Robert Van Buren and Henrique Cestari De Paoli and Anne M. Borland and Hong Guo and Jin-Gui Chen and Wellington Muchero and Yanbin Yin and Daniel A. Jacobson and Timothy J. Tschaplinski and Robert L. Hettich and Ray Ming and Klaus Winter and James H Leebens-Mack and J Andrew C Smith and John C. Cushman and J. Schmutz and Gerald A. Tuskan}, booktitle={Nature communications}, year={2017} }