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The Neem Genome [Next Gen Genomics Facility]

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TitleThe Neem Genome [Next Gen Genomics Facility]
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsGowda M, Sheetal A, Kole C
PublisherSpringer Nature Switzerland AG
KeywordsC-CAMP Genomics Facility, Illumina HiSeq 1000, Next Generation Sequencing, paired-end (PE) (2 × 100 nts) sequencing chemistry
Abstract
  • Details the botany of neem, an ancient medicinal plant, the traditional use of neem in herbal medicine, and the use of neem products in agriculture. Discusses the biochemistry, medicinal properties, and molecular biology of bioactives in neem. Addresses draft genome sequencing, genome assembly, gene annotation, synteny with allied genomes and comparison of gene families. Elaborates on tissue culture research on neem and the impact of genome sequencing on neem breeding