Glycine max


Overview


Glycine max , commonly known as soybean, is a legume species classified as oilseed. It's rich in proteins and is widely used as a substitute for meat and dairy products. The genome sequencing was done using the "Whole genome shotgun" approach, and finished in 2008. The soybean genome contains 20 chromosomes and is approximately 975Mb large.

Further reading:


Genome sequence of the palaeopolyploid soybean. Nature 463, 178-183 (2010). [pubmed]




Source
JGI 1.0
NCBI link
Glycine max
Mitochondrion
Not available
Chloroplast
DQ317523
 

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