Harvesting rice's dispensable genome


Rod A. Wing

Correspondence: Rod A Wing rwing@email.arizona.edu

Author Affiliations

University of Arizona, Arizona Genomics Institute, School of Plant Sciences & Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tucson 85750, Arizona, USA

International Rice Research Institute, TT Chang Genetic Resources Center, Los Baños 4031, Laguna, Philippines

Genome Biology 2015, 16:217 doi:10.1186/s13059-015-0787-x

The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://genomebiology.com/2015/16/1/217

Published: 1 October 2015


A rapid and cost-effective approach has been developed to harvest and map the dispensable genome, that is, population-level natural sequence variation within a species that is not present in static genome assemblies.

See related Research article: http://www.genomebiology.com/2015/16/1/187.



Harvesting rice’s dispensable genome

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