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Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 2021;51(4): 353-362.
doi: https://doi.org/10.11110/kjpt.2021.51.4.353
The complete chloroplast genome of Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch. isolated in Korea (Fabaceae)
Mi-Hee KIM1 , Suhyeon PARK2 , Junho LEE3 , Jinwook BAEK1 , Jongsun PARK2 , Gun Woong LEE1
1Jeonju AgroBio-Materials Institute, Jeonju 54810, Korea
2InfoBoss Inc. and InfoBoss Research Center, Seoul 06278, Korea
3FromBio Co. Ltd., Suwon 16681, Korea
Correspondence :  Jongsun PARK ,Email: starflr@infoboss.co.kr
Gun Woong LEE ,Email: gwlee@jami.re.kr
Received: October 27, 2021  Revised: December 26, 2021   Accepted: December 27, 2021
Abstract
The chloroplast genome of Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch was sequenced to investigate intraspecific variations on the chloroplast genome. Its length is 127,689 bp long (34.3% GC ratio) with atypical structure of chloroplast genome, which is congruent to those of Glycyrrhiza genus. It includes 110 genes (76 protein-coding genes, four rRNAs, and 30 tRNAs). Intronic region of ndhA presented the highest nucleotide diversity based on the six G. uralenesis chloroplast genomes. A total of 150 single nucleotide polymorphisms and 10 insertion and deletion (INDEL) regions were identified from the six G. uralensis chloroplast genomes. Phylogenetic trees show that the six chloroplast genomes of G. uralensis formed the two clades, requiring additional studies to understand it.
KeyWords: chloroplast genome, Fabaceae, Glycyrrhiza uralensis, intraspecific variation, nucleotide diversity, phylogenetic analysis
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