North China University of Science and Technology
College of life sciences

Organism Information:

Coriandrum sativum








Coriander (Coriandrum sativum L. 2n = 2x = 22), a plant from the Apiaceae family, also called cilantro or Chinese parsley, is a globally important crop used as vegetable, spice, fragrance, and traditional medicine. Here, we report a high-quality as


Table 1. Statistics on sequencing of the coriander genome.

Paired-end libraries Insert size(Bp) Total data (Gb) Read length (Bp) Coverage (X)
Illumina reads 350 139.87 150 65.66
Pacbio reads - 197.45 - 92.69
10X Genomics - 240.56 150 112.92
Total - 577.88 - 271.27

Table 2. Summary of Hi-C auxiliary assembly of the Coriander genome.

Sample ID Length Number
Contig**(bp) Scaffold (bp) Contig** Scaffold
Total 2,118,309,730 139.8 9,936 6186
Max 3,580,399 184,508,978 - -
Number 604,128 160,995,510 1,031 7
N50 604,128 160,995,510 1,031 7
N60 464,580 156,618,565 1,432 8
N70 345,039 149,113,063 1,957 9
N80 233,760 132,297,589 2,696 11
N90 115,576 176,899 3,961 238

**Assembled scaffolds > 100bp.


1.  Song X#, Wang J#, Li N, Yu J, Meng F, Wei C, Liu C, Chen W, Nie F, Zhang Z, Gong K, Li X, Hu J, Yang Q, Li Y, Li C, Feng S, Guo H, Yuan J, Pei Q, Yu T, Kang X, Zhao W, Lei T, Sun P, Wang L, Ge W, Guo D, Duan X, Shen S, Cui C, Yu Y, Xie Y, Zhang J, Hou Y, Wang J, Wang J, Li X Q, Paterson A H, Wang X*. (2020) Deciphering the high-quality genome sequence of coriander that causes controversial feelings. Plant biotechnology journal, 18(6): 1444-1456.

2.  Song X#, Nie F#, Chen W#, Ma X, Gong K, Yang Q, Wang J, Li N, Sun P, Pei Q, Yu T, Hu J, Li X, Wu T, Feng S, Li X Q, Wang X*. (2020)Coriander Genomics Database: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolic database for coriander. Hortic Res, 7: 55.

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