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Timber! Felling the loblolly pine genome

John P Hamilton and C Robin Buell*

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Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA

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Genome Biology 2014, 15:111  doi:10.1186/gb4170

Published: 31 March 2014


Conventional short read sequences derived from haploid DNA were extended into long super-reads enabling assembly of the massive 22 Gbp loblolly pine, Pinus taeda, genome.

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