The draft genome of Tibetan hulless barley reveals adaptive patterns to the high stressful Tibetan Plateau

  title={The draft genome of Tibetan hulless barley reveals adaptive patterns to the high stressful Tibetan Plateau},
  author={Xingquan Zeng and Hai Long and Zhuo Wang and Shancen Zhao and Yawei Tang and Zhiyong Huang and Yulin Wang and Qijun Xu and Likai Mao and Guangbing Deng and Xiaoming Yao and Xiangfeng Li and Lijun Bai and Hongjun Yuan and Zhifen Pan and Renjian Liu and Xin Chen and QiMei WangMu and Ming Chen and Lili Yu and Junjun Liang and DaWa DunZhu and Yuan Zheng and Shuiyang Yu and Zhaxi Luobu and Xuanmin Guang and Jiang Li and Cao Deng and Wushu Hu and Chunhai Chen and XiongNu TaBa and Liyun Gao and Xiaodan Lv and Yuval Ben Abu and Xiaodong Fang and Eviatar Nevo and Maoqun Yu and Jun Wang and Nyima Tashi},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  pages={1095 - 1100}
Significance The draft genome of Tibetan hulless barley provides a robust framework to better understand Poaceae evolution and a substantial basis for functional genomics of crop species with a large genome. The expansion of stress-related gene families in Tibetan hulless barley implies that it could be considered as an invaluable gene resource aiding stress tolerance improvement in Triticeae crops. Genome resequencing revealed extensive genetic diversity in Tibetan barley germplasm and… 

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