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Research Article

RNA-Seq Analysis of Cocos nucifera: Transcriptome Sequencing and De Novo Assembly for Subsequent Functional Genomics Approaches

  • Haikuo Fan equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Haikuo Fan, Yong Xiao, Yaodong Yang

    Affiliations: College of Horticulture, Sichuan Agricultural University, Ya’an, Sichuang province, P.R. China, Hainan Key Laboratory of Tropical Oil Crops Biology/Coconut Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences, Wenchang, Hainan, P.R. China

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  • Yong Xiao equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Haikuo Fan, Yong Xiao, Yaodong Yang

    Affiliation: Hainan Key Laboratory of Tropical Oil Crops Biology/Coconut Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences, Wenchang, Hainan, P.R. China

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  • Yaodong Yang equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Haikuo Fan, Yong Xiao, Yaodong Yang

    yangyd@tocri.com (YY); htang@sicau.edu.cn (HT)

    Affiliation: Hainan Key Laboratory of Tropical Oil Crops Biology/Coconut Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences, Wenchang, Hainan, P.R. China

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  • Wei Xia,

    Affiliation: Hainan Key Laboratory of Tropical Oil Crops Biology/Coconut Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences, Wenchang, Hainan, P.R. China

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  • Annaliese S. Mason,

    Affiliation: School of Agriculture and Food Sciences and Centre for Integrative Legume Research, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Zhihui Xia,

    Affiliation: Hainan Key Laboratory for Sustainable Utilization of Tropical Bioresources/Institute of BioScience and Technology, College of Agriculture, Hainan University, Haikou, Hainan province, P.R China

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  • Fei Qiao,

    Affiliation: Tropical Corps Genetic Resources Institute/Key Laboratory of Crop Gene Resources and Germplasm Enhancement in Southern China, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences, Danzhou, Hainan province, P.R. China

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  • Songlin Zhao,

    Affiliation: Hainan Key Laboratory of Tropical Oil Crops Biology/Coconut Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences, Wenchang, Hainan, P.R. China

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  • Haoru Tang mail

    yangyd@tocri.com (YY); htang@sicau.edu.cn (HT)

    Affiliation: College of Horticulture, Sichuan Agricultural University, Ya’an, Sichuang province, P.R. China

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  • Published: March 29, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059997

About the Authors

Haikuo Fan, Haoru Tang
College of Horticulture, Sichuan Agricultural University, Ya’an, Sichuang province, P.R. China
Haikuo Fan, Yong Xiao, Yaodong Yang, Wei Xia, Songlin Zhao
Hainan Key Laboratory of Tropical Oil Crops Biology/Coconut Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences, Wenchang, Hainan, P.R. China
Fei Qiao
Tropical Corps Genetic Resources Institute/Key Laboratory of Crop Gene Resources and Germplasm Enhancement in Southern China, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences, Danzhou, Hainan province, P.R. China
Annaliese S. Mason
School of Agriculture and Food Sciences and Centre for Integrative Legume Research, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Zhihui Xia
Hainan Key Laboratory for Sustainable Utilization of Tropical Bioresources/Institute of BioScience and Technology, College of Agriculture, Hainan University, Haikou, Hainan province, P.R China

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YX HF YY WX ZX SZ FQ HT. Performed the experiments: YX WX. Analyzed the data: YX YY WX ASM HF HT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YX YY HF ZX. Wrote the paper: XY WX ASM YY.