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Solanum pennellii (Wild tomato)

Solanum pennellii
  • Solanum pennellii is a wild tomato species endemic to Andean regions in South America, where it has evolved to thrive in arid habitats. Because of its stress tolerance and unusual morphology, it is an important donor of germplasm for the cultivated tomato Solanum lycopersicum.
  • Read more about the Solanum pennellii genome:
    Bolger et al. (2014)
    The genome of the stress-tolerant wild tomato species Solanum pennellii
    Nature Genetics 46, 1034-1038

    Schmidt et al. (2017)
    De novo assembly of a new Solanum pennellii accession using Nanopore sequencing
    Plant Cell 29(10), 2336-2348
  • More data, a genome browser and a Blast search are available at Sol Genomics Network. Data of the Oxford Nanopore sequencing approach are available here.
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