research data . Dataset . 2019

Transcriptome analysis of Asparagus officinalis reveals genes involved in the biosynthesis of rutin and protodioscin

Yi, Tae Gyu; Yeoung, Young Rog; Choi, Ik-Young; Park, Nam-Il;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2019
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
<div><p>Garden asparagus (<i>Asparagus officinalis</i> L.) is a popular vegetable cultivated worldwide. The secondary metabolites in its shoot are helpful for human health. We analyzed <i>A</i>. <i>officinalis</i> transcriptomes and identified differentially expressed genes (DEGs) involved in the biosynthesis of rutin and protodioscin, which are health-promoting functional compounds, and determined their association with stem color. We sequenced the complete mRNA transcriptome using the Illumina high-throughput sequencing platform in one white, three green, and one purple asparagus cultivars. A gene set was generated by <i>de novo</i> assembly of the transcripto...
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Ecology, Inorganic Chemistry, 59999 Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified, 69999 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified, 39999 Chemical Sciences not elsewhere classified, report transcriptomic gene sets, protodioscin biosynthesis genes, transcriptome, Illumina high-throughput sequencing platform, content, rutin, 58 932 DEGs, gene expression levels, 239 873 contigs, Trinity v 2.4.0 program, asparagus cultivars, protodioscin Garden asparagus, 336 599 498
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