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October 19th, 2010:

So you want to download the apple genome

Well depending on what sort of dataset you need for your research today is your lucky day (actually late last week was your lucky day but I’m buried in work and way behind).

Download links for lots of apple genome related data are now available from GDR: The Genome Database for Rosaceae.

One file you’ll be surprised not to find a a link to download the pseudomolecules. (For those reading this who don’t have to work with genomic data, pseudomolecules are continuous DNA sequences of entire chromosomes. Each chromosome is technically a single, incredibly complex, molecule, not unlike water or carbon dioxide.)  From GDR: (more…)