Aquilaria agallocha
     Agarwood / 沉香

  •  Genomics 
  •  Metabolomics 
  •  Epigenomics 
  •  Transcriptomics 

Taxonomy: Angiosperms / Eudicots / Rosids / Malvales / Thymelaeaceae


1. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.
2. It is threatened by habitat loss.
3. Aquilari has been used to enhance cerebral function, balance the mind/body connection and the nervous system.
4. It is a kind of traditional Chinese medicine,which mainly treats dropsy and leprosy.
5. Link for medicinal certification.

Genome statistics

Total sequence length726,710,453 bp
Total assembly gap length37,363,067 bp
Number of scaffolds27,769
Scaffold N50128,399 bp
Scaffold L501,389 bp
Number of contigs110,477
Contig N5016,831 bp
Contig L5011,132 bp
Chromosome number2n=16
Number of component sequences (WGS or clone)110,477
Protein-coding genes40,507
Sequencing technologyIllumina Hiseq2000, String Graph Assembler (SGA)


Chen, C. H. et al. Identification of cucurbitacins and assembly of a draft genome for Aquilaria agallocha. BMC Genomics 15, 1-11 (2014)