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SyMAP Poaceae Synteny v1
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Aligned maps and sequences of several important cereal grasses: Zea mays ("maize") [1,2], Oryza sativa ("rice") [3,4], Brachypodium distachyon [5], Sorghum bicolor [6], and Foxtail Millet [7]. These syntenies were computed in the year of 2012.

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SyMAP database
SyMAP nameSpeciesType
BrachypodiumBrachypodium distachyonSequence, FPC
MaizeZea mays B73Masked Sequence, FPC
RiceOryza sativa JaponicaSequence
SorghumSorghum bicolor Sorbi1Masked Sequence
Foxtail milletSetaria italicaSequence
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  2. Wei, F, Coe E, Nelson W, Bharti A, Engler F, Butler E, Kim H, Goicoechea JL, Chen M,Lee S, Fuks G, Sanchez-Villeda H, Schroeder S, Fang Z, McMullen M, Davis G, Bowers J, Paterson A, Schaeffer M, Gardiner J, Cone K, Messing J, Soderlund C, and Wing RA. 2007. Physical and Genetic Structure of the Maize Genome Reflects its Complex Evolutionary History. PLoS Genet 3:e123.
  3. Ouyang, S, Zhu W, Hamilton J, Lin H, Campbell M, Childs K, Thibafud-Nissen F, Malek RL, Lee Y, Zheng L, Orvis J, Haas B, Wortman J, and Buell CR. 2007. The TIGR Rice Genome Annotation Resource: improvements and new features. Nucleic Acids Res 35: D883-887.
  4. The International Rice Genome Sequencing Project. 2005. The map-based sequencing of the rice genome. Nature 436:793-800.
  5. Gu YQ, Ma Y, Huo N, Vogel JP, You FM, Lazo GR, Nelson WM, Soderlund C, Dvorak J, Anderson OD, Luo MC. 2009. A BAC-based physical map of Brachypodium distachyon and its comparative analysis with rice and wheat. BMC Genomics 2009, 10:496.
  6. Paterson AH, Bowers JE, Bruggmann R, Dubchak I, Grimwood J, Gundlach H, Haberer G, Hellsten U, Mitros T, Poliakov A, et al. 2009. The Sorghum bicolor genome and the diversification of grasses. Nature. 457(7229):551-6.
  7. Not published yet, released under Ft. Lauderdale terms. See Phytozome information page.
  8. Soderlund C, Descour A, Kudrna D, Bomhoff M, Boyd L, Currie J, Angelova A, Collura K, Wissotski M, Ashley E, Morrow D, Fernandes J, Walbot V, and Yu Y. 2009. Sequencing, Mapping, and Analysis of 27,455 Maize Full-Length cDNAs. PLoS Genet 5(11): e1000740.