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Korean J. Pl. Taxon > Volume 51(3); 2021 > Article
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 2021;51(3): 332-336.
doi: https://doi.org/10.11110/kjpt.2021.51.3.332
The complete chloroplast genome sequence of Korean Neolitsea sericea (Lauraceae)
Yoo-Jung PARK , Kyeong-Sik CHEON
Department of Biological Science, Sangji University, Wonju 26339, Korea
Correspondence :  Kyeong-Sik CHEON ,Email: cheonks@sangji.ac.kr
Received: June 10, 2021  Revised: July 13, 2021   Accepted: August 27, 2021
Abstract
The complete chloroplast (cp) genome sequence of Neolitsea sericea was determined by Illumina sequencing. The complete cp genome was 152,446bp in length, containing a large single-copy region of 93,796 bp and a small single-copy region of 18,506bp, which were separated by a pair of 20,072bp inverted repeats. A total of 112 unique genes were annotated, including 78 protein-coding genes (PCGs), 30 transfer RNAs, and four ribosomal RNAs. Among the PCGs, 18 genes contained one or two introns. A very low level of sequence variation between two cp genomes of N. sericea was found with seven insertions or deletions and only one single nucleotide polymorphism. An analysis using the maximum likelihood method showed that N. sericea was closely related to Actinodaphne trichocarpa.
KeyWords: Lauraceae, Neolitsea sericea, chloroplast genome, intraspecific variation
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