IMPAM   23988
INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES EN MICROBIOLOGIA Y PARASITOLOGIA MEDICA
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
capítulos de libros
Título:
Chloroplast and Mitochondrial Genomes of Tomato
Autor/es:
GABRIEL LICHTENSTEIN; FERNANDO CARRARI; MARIANA CONTE; RAMON ASIS
Libro:
Compendium of Plant Genomes
Editorial:
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Referencias:
Año: 2016; p. 111 - 137
Resumen:
This book describes the strategy used for sequencing, assembling and annotating the tomato genome and presents the main characteristics of this sequence with a special focus on repeated sequences and the ancestral polyploidy events. It also includes the chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes. Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is a major crop plant as well as a model for fruit development, and the availability of the genome sequence has completely changed the paradigm of the species? genetics and genomics. The book describes the numerous genetic and genomic resources available, the identified genes and quantitative trait locus (QTL) identified, as well as the strong synteny across Solanaceae species. Lastly, it discusses the consequences of the availability of a high-quality genome sequence of the cultivated species for the research community. It is a valuable resource for students and researchers interested in the genetics and genomics of tomato and Solanaceae.
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