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The Draft Genome of the MD-2 Pineapple

Authors: Redwan, Raimi M and Saidin, Akzam and Kumar, Subbiah V

The main challenge in assembling plant genome is its ploidy level, repeats content, and polymorphism. The second-generation sequencing delivered the throughput and the accuracy that is crucial to whole-genome sequencing but insufficient and remained challenging for some plant species. It is known that genomes produced by next-gen- eration sequencing produced small contigs that would inflate the number of annotated genes (Varshney et al. 2011) and missed on the transposable elements that are abun- dant in plant genome due to their repetitive nature (Michael and Jackson 2013).

Journal:
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-00614-3_9
Year: 2018

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