Carica papaya (Papaya)



About the genome:


Overview (from Ming et. al.)

Papaya (Carica papaya), a fruit crop cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions, is known for its nutritional benefits and medicinal applications. Papaya offers numerous advantages as a system for fruit-tree functional genomics, and this draft genome, from the ASGPB Hawaii Papaya Genome Project, provides the foundation for revealing the basis of Carica's distinguishing morpho-physiological, medicinal and nutritional properties.

Statistics

This release of the Papaya genome consists of:
Genome
Approximately 135Mb arranged in 4114 contigs with at least one gene model
Loci
27332 loci containing protein-coding transcripts
Transcripts
27796 protein-coding transcripts
More information is available at ASGPB.
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