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Whole genome de novo sequencing and genome annotation of the world popular cultivated edible mushroom, Lentinula edodes.

Authors: Shim, Donghwan and Park, Sin-Gi and Kim, Kangmin and Bae, Wonsil and Lee, Gir Won and Ha, Byeong-Suk and Ro, Hyeon-Su and Kim, Myungkil and Ryoo, Rhim and Rhee, Sung-Keun and Nou, Ill-Sup and Koo, Chang-Duck and Hong, Chang Pyo and Ryu, Hojin

Lentinula edodes, the popular shiitake mushroom, is one of the most important cultivated edible mushrooms. It is used as a food and for medicinal purposes. Here, we present the 46.1Mb draft genome of L. edodes, comprising 13,028 predicted gene models. The genome assembly consists of 31 scaffolds. Gene annotation provides key information about various signaling pathways and secondary metabolites. This genomic information should help establish the molecular genetic markers for MAS/MAB and increase our understanding of the genome structure and function. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Journal: Journal of biotechnology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2016.02.032
Year: 2016

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