Cacao syntenic dotplots

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Syntenic dotplot using SynMap of Cacao (y-axis) versus Peach (x-axis). Results can be regenerated at http://genomevolution.org/r/2h98
Syntenic dotplot using SynMap of Cacao (y-axis) versus Peach (x-axis). Green are syntenic matches, gray is any match. Results can be regenerated at http://genomevolution.org/r/2h9j
High-resolution sequence analysis using GEvo of orthologous syntenic regions between cacao and peach, with two additional cacao syntenic regions derived from the eudicot paleohexaploidy. (Top: peach; bottom three: cacao.) Results can be regenerated at: http://genomevolution.org/r/2h9t

Syntenic dotplot between Cacao and Peach genomes

The syntenic dotplot shows a strong 1:1 mapping of syntenic regions, and weaker 3:3 mappings of syntenic regions. This is due to the shared paleohexaploidy event at the base of the eudicots and the lack of subsequent whole genome duplications events in either lineage.

High-resolution syntenic analysis of Cacao and Peach genomes

The GEvo analysis of sytnenic regions between cacao and peach (top pannel) shows that one cacao region is highly syntenic to a peach region. These regions are derived from the divergence of the peach and cacao lineages. The other two syntenic cacao regions show much weaker synteny (fewer collinear homologous regions). These regions are derived from the eudicot paleohexaploidy.

Follow this link for an analysis with gene models and calculating evolutionary distances between syntenic gene pairs: chocolate-peach syntenic dotplots