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Genom Data. 2017 May 12;12:157-158. doi: 10.1016/j.gdata.2017.05.011. eCollection 2017 Jun.

Small RNA-seq analysis in response to methyl jasmonate and abscisic acid treatment in Persicaria minor.

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School of Biosciences and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Syiah Kuala, Darussalam, Banda Aceh 23111, Indonesia.
Institute of Systems Biology (INBIOSIS), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.
Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University College of Agriculture &Environmental Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan.
BioEasy Sdn. Bhd. and ScienceVision Sdn. Bhd., Setia Alam, Seksyen U13, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.


Persicaria minor (Kesum) is an important medicinal plant with high level of secondary metabolite contents, especially, terpenoids and flavonoids. Previous studies have revealed that application of exogenous phytohormone could increase secondary metabolite contents of the plant. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small RNAs that play important regulatory roles in various biological processes. In order to explore the possible role of miRNA in the regulation of these phytohormones signaling pathway and uncovering their potential correlation, we, for the first time, have generated the smallRNA library of Kesum plant. The library was developed in response to methyl jasmonate (MJ) and abscisic acid (ABA) treatment by using next-generation sequencing technology. Raw reads have been deposited to SRA database with the accession numbers, SRX2655642 and SRX2655643 (MJ-treated), SRXSRX2655644 and SRX2655645 (ABA-treated) and SRX2655646and SRX2655647 (Control).


Methyl jasmonate and abscisic acid; Persicaria minor; Small RNA sequencing; miRNA

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