About Prunus persica

Prunus persica (peach) is an economically important deciduous tree in the Rosaceae family that produces 20 million tons of fruit per year. The rosaceae family contains herbs, shrubs and trees with a wide variety of fruit types and habits and includes several species grown for their fruits (peaches, apples and strawberries), lumber (black cherry) and ornamental value (roses).

Peach was first domesticated and cultivated in North-West China and has a compact diploid genome (265 Mb, 2n =16).

Taxonomy ID 3760

Data source International Peach Genome Initiative

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Gene annotation

What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.

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Comparative genomics

What can I find? Homologues, gene trees, and whole genome alignments across multiple species.

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Phylogenetic overview of gene families

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  • Prunus persica ESTs at ENA

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