About Musa acuminata
Musa acuminata (banana, 2n=22) is native to tropical South and Southeast Asia and is cultivated throughout the tropics. Grown primarily for its fruit, rich in starch, banana is the most popular fruit in industrialised countries. Cultivars mainly involve Musa acuminata (A-genome) and Musa balbisiana (B-genome) and are sometimes diploid but generally triploid. Banana was the first non-grass monocotyledon to be sequenced, making it an important genome for the comparative analysis of plants. This sequence corresponds to a doubled-haploid plant of cultivar Pahang.
Taxonomy ID 214687
Data source Genoscope/IG/CEA
What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.
Download genes, cDNAs, ncRNA, proteins - FASTA - GFF3
What can I find? Homologues, gene trees, and whole genome alignments across multiple species.
More about comparative analyses
Phylogenetic overview of gene families
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This species currently has no variation database. However you can process your own variants using the Variant Effect Predictor: