Development of Genome-Wide SSR Markers from Angelica gigas Nakai Using Next Generation Sequencing
AbstractAngelica gigas Nakai is an important medicinal herb, widely utilized in Asian countries especially in Korea, Japan, and China. Although it is a vital medicinal herb, the lack of sequencing data and efficient molecular markers has limited the application of a genetic approach for horticultural improvements. Simple sequence repeats (SSRs) are universally accepted molecular markers for population structure study. In this study, we found over 130,000 SSRs, ranging from di- to deca-nucleotide motifs, using the genome sequence of Manchu variety (MV) of A. gigas, derived from next generation sequencing (NGS). From the putative SSR regions identified, a total of 16,496 primer sets were successfully designed. Among them, we selected 848 SSR markers that showed polymorphism from in silico analysis and contained tri- to hexa-nucleotide motifs. We tested 36 SSR primer sets for polymorphism in 16 A. gigas accessions. The average polymorphism information content (PIC) was 0.69; the average observed heterozygosity (HO) values, and the expected heterozygosity (HE) values were 0.53 and 0.73, respectively. These newly developed SSR markers would be useful tools for molecular genetics, genotype identification, genetic mapping, molecular breeding, and studying species relationships of the Angelica genus. View Full-Text
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Gil, J.; Um, Y.; Kim, S.; Kim, O.T.; Koo, S.C.; Reddy, C.S.; Kim, S.-C.; Hong, C.P.; Park, S.-G.; Kim, H.B.; Lee, D.H.; Jeong, B.-H.; Chung, J.-W.; Lee, Y. Development of Genome-Wide SSR Markers from Angelica gigas Nakai Using Next Generation Sequencing. Genes 2017, 8, 238.
Gil J, Um Y, Kim S, Kim OT, Koo SC, Reddy CS, Kim S-C, Hong CP, Park S-G, Kim HB, Lee DH, Jeong B-H, Chung J-W, Lee Y. Development of Genome-Wide SSR Markers from Angelica gigas Nakai Using Next Generation Sequencing. Genes. 2017; 8(10):238.Chicago/Turabian Style
Gil, Jinsu; Um, Yurry; Kim, Serim; Kim, Ok T.; Koo, Sung C.; Reddy, Chinreddy S.; Kim, Seong-Cheol; Hong, Chang P.; Park, Sin-Gi; Kim, Ho B.; Lee, Dong H.; Jeong, Byung-Hoon; Chung, Jong-Wook; Lee, Yi. 2017. "Development of Genome-Wide SSR Markers from Angelica gigas Nakai Using Next Generation Sequencing." Genes 8, no. 10: 238.
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