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Genome sequence of a unique Magnaporthe oryzae RMg-Dl isolate from India that causes blast disease in diverse cereal crops, obtained using PacBio single-molecule and Illumina HiSeq2500 sequencing.

Authors: Kumar, Aundy and Sheoran, Neelam and Prakash, Ganesan and Ghosh, Arpita and Chikara, Surendra K and Rajashekara, Hosahatti and Singh, Uday Dhari and Aggarwal, Rashmi and Jain, Rakesh Kumar

The whole-genome assembly of a unique rice isolate from India, Magnaporthe oryzae RMg-Dl that causes blast disease in diverse cereal crops is presented. Analysis of the 34.82 Mb genome sequence will aid in better understanding the genetic determinants of host range, host jump, survival, pathogenicity, and virulence factors of M. oryzae. Copyright © 2017 Kumar et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01570-16
Year: 2017

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