NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Nature Genetics study spelled out the spicy findings from a genome sequencing and analysis study of the hot pepper, Capsicum annuum.

For that paper, an international team led by investigators at Seoul National University generated a high-quality C. annuum genome sequence using genomic DNA from a plant in the commonly studied hot pepper cultivar Criollo de Morelas 334, obtained in the Mexican state of Morelas.

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