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Characterization of the complete chloroplast genome of Platycarya strobilacea (Juglandaceae)

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Yan, Jing; Han, Kai; Zeng, Shuyun; Zhao, Peng; Woeste, Keith; Li, Jianfang; Liu, Zhan-Lin

Year Published

2017

Publication

Conservation Genetics Resources. 9: 79-81.

Abstract

The whole chloroplast genome (cp genome) sequence of Platycarya strobilacea was characterized from Illumina pair-end sequencing data. The complete cp genome was 160,994 bp in length and contained a large single copy region (LSC) of 90,225 bp and a small single copy region (SSC) of 18,371 bp, which were separated by a pair of inverted repeat regions (IRs, 26,199 bp). The genome contained 130 genes, including 85 protein-coding genes (80 PCG species), 36 tRNA genes (29 tRNA species) and 8 ribosomal RNA genes (4 rRNA species). Most genes occur as a single copy, but 15 genes are duplicated. The overall AT content of the cp genome is 64 %, and the corresponding values of the LSC, SSC and IR regions are 66.4, 70.1 and 57.5 %, respectively. Phylogenetic analysis confirmed the placement of P. strobilacea near to Juglans.

Citation

Yan, Jing; Han, Kai; Zeng, Shuyun; Zhao, Peng; Woeste, Keith; Li, Jianfang; Liu, Zhan-Lin. 2017. Characterization of the complete chloroplast genome of Platycarya strobilacea (Juglandaceae). Conservation Genetics Resources. 9: 79-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12686-016-0624-x.

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