Two complete chloroplast genome sequences and intra-species diversity for Rehmannia glutinosa (Orobanchaceae)

Jae Hyeon Jeon, Hyun Seung Park, Jee Young Park, Tae Sun Kang, Kisung Kwon, Yeon Bok Kim, Jong Won Han, Seung Hyun Kim, Sang Hyun Sung, Tae Jin Yang

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Rehmannia glutinosa is a plant used as traditional medicine for its various tonic effects in Korea and China. In this study, chloroplast genomes of two R. glutinosa were completed by de novo assembly using whole-genome Illumina sequence data. The length of chloroplast genomes of R. glutinosa collected from China and Korea was 153,680 bp and 153,499 bp, respectively. A total of 114 coding regions were predicted in both R. glutinosa including 80 protein-coding genes, 4 rRNA genes, and 30 tRNA genes. We identified abundant intra-species diversity of 87 InDels and 147 SNPs, among three R. glutinosa chloroplast genome sequences including one from GenBank. The phylogenetic analysis showed that these R. glutinosa were closely clustered with related Rehmannia species, separated from other Orobanchaceae and Scrophulariaceae species.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)176-177
Number of pages2
JournalMitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jan 2

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by [16172MFDS229] from Ministry of Food and Drug Safety in 2018, Republic of Korea. This work was carried out with the support of "Cooperative Research Program for Agriculture Science & Technology Development (Project No. PJ013238)" Rural Development Administration, Republic of Korea.

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© 2019, © 2019 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics


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