About Sorghum bicolor

Sorghum bicolor is a widely grown cereal crop, particularly in Africa, ranking 5th in global cereal production. It is also used as biofuel crop and potential cellulosic feedstock. The diploid genome (~730 Mb) has a haploid chromosome number of 10. Although highly repetitive, the genome is more tractable for sequencing than its close relative, Zea mays.

Taxonomy ID 4558

Data source Joint Genome Institute

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Genome assembly: Sorghum_bicolor_NCBIv3

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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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Variation

What can I find? Short sequence variants and longer structural variants.

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