Weitemier et al. 2019 PeerJ

This dataset accompanies the publication of the Asclepias syriaca genome assembly (Weitemier et al. 2019). It is available from Oregon State University's institutional archive, ScholarsArchive@OSU.

The dataset contains a draft assembly of the common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) nuclear genome, linkage group information, and gene family counts for Asclepias and related species. The genome assembly is accompanied by annotation of gene models, repeat models, transfer RNAs, and open reading frames, and mapping information of Asclepias transcripts, Calotropis transcripts, and Coffea proteins onto the assembled scaffolds. The linkage group information includes data input into the linkage group analysis, R scripts for processing, and a final list of scaffolds assigned to linkage groups. Additional data includes the coding sequence alignment of P5βR paralogs described in the article and a table of gene family counts in Asclepias, other Apocynaceae, coffee (Coffea), and grape (Vitis).