April 21, 2020  |  

Complete chloroplast genome sequence of Amomum villosum

Authors: Li, Dong-Mei and Zhao, Chao-Yi and Zhu, Gen-Fa and Xu, Yue-Chun

The first complete chloroplast genome of Amomum villosum (Zingiberaceae) was reported in this study. The A. villosum genome was 163,608bp in length, and comprised a pair of inverted repeat (IR) regions of 29,820bp each, a large single-copy (LSC) region of 88,680bp, and a small single-copy (SSC) region of 15,288bp. It encoded 141 genes, including 87 protein-coding genes (79 PCG species), 46 tRNA genes (28 tRNA species), and 8 rRNA genes (4 rRNA species). The overall AT content was 63.92%. Phylogenetic analysis showed that A. villosum was closely related to two species Amomum kravanh and Amomum compactum within the genus Amomum in family Zingiberaceae.

Journal: Mitochondrial DNA Part B
DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2019.1644237
Year: 2019

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