Sequencing

Sequencing of seed BACs on all chromosomes was conducted at University of Oklahoma, following which....

BAC Assembly

All relevant genomic sequences (BACs, fosmids, etc.) were downloaded from GenBank following a data freeze....

Optical Mapping

Pseudomolecule assembly was greatly aided by the construction of an optical map by David Schwartz and colleages at....

Centromeres

Centromere positions are inferred from the locations of discontinuities in the optical maps and physical gaps in the pseudomolecules....

Illumina Annotation

Annotation of Illumina contigs was carried out by the Plant Genomics group at the J. Craig Venter Institute, as illustrated ....

Mutant Nomenclature Rules

A copy of the article describing the nomenclature rules is available here....

Pseudomolecule Annotation

Annotation of pseudomolecules was carried out by the International Medicago Genome Annotation Group (IMGAG), as illustrated....

Segmental Duplication

Medicago, like many other legumes, has a whole genome duplication event (aka polyploidy) within its lineage....