The draft genome of tropical fruit durian (Durio zibethinus)

  title={The draft genome of tropical fruit durian (Durio zibethinus)},
  author={Bin Tean Teh and Kevin Lim and Chern Han Yong and Cedric Chuan Young Ng and Sushma R Rao and Vikneswari Rajasegaran and Weng Khong Lim and Choon Kiat Ong and K.-L. Chan and Vincent Kin Yuen Cheng and Poh Sheng Soh and Sanjay Swarup and Steven G. Rozen and Niranjan Nagarajan and Patrick Tan},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
Durian (Durio zibethinus) is a Southeast Asian tropical plant known for its hefty, spine-covered fruit and sulfury and onion-like odor. Here we present a draft genome assembly of D. zibethinus, representing the third plant genus in the Malvales order and first in the Helicteroideae subfamily to be sequenced. Single-molecule sequencing and chromosome contact maps enabled assembly of the highly heterozygous durian genome at chromosome-scale resolution. Transcriptomic analysis showed upregulation… 
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