Table 1

Recent studies on extremophile genomes and transcriptomes

Species

Order

Methods

Stress studied

References


Lobularia maritima

Brassicales

Enriched cDNA library

Salt

[49]

Thellungiella parvula

Brassicales

NGS - genome/transcriptome

Salt

[10]

Thellungiella salsuginea

Brassicales

EST sequencing; enriched cDNA library

Salt, cold

[67]

Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Caryophyllales

NGS- transcriptome

Drought

[68]

Limonium sinense

Caryophyllales

EST sequencing; enriched cDNA library

Salt

[25]

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

Caryophyllales

EST sequencing

Salt

[69,70]

Salicornia brachiata

Caryophyllales

EST sequencing; enriched cDNA library

Salt

[71]

Avicennia marina

Lamiales

EST sequencing; enriched cDNA library

Salt

[72]

Rhizophora mangle

Malpighiales

NGS - transcriptome

Salt, heat, low nutrient, flooding

[26,73]

Populus euphratica

Malpighiales

Microarray; NGS - transcriptome

Salt, drought

[14,74,75]

Populus × canescens

Malpighiales

Microarray

Flooding

[76]

Heritiera littoralis

Malvales

NGS - transcriptome

Salt, heat, low nutrient, flooding

[26,73]

Festuca rubra ssp. litoralis

Poales

Enriched cDNA library

Salt

[50]

Spartina alterniflora

Poales

EST sequencing; enriched cDNA library

Salt

[77]

Craterostigma plantagineum

Scrophulariales

NGS - transcriptome

Desiccation

[13]

Solanum commersonii

Solanales

Microarray

Cold

[78]


EST, expressed sequence tag; NGS, next-generation sequencing.

Oh et al. Genome Biology 2012 13:241   doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-3-241