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Correction to: Directed Repeats Co-occur with Few Short-Dispersed Repeats in Plastid Genome of a Spikemoss, Selaginella vardei (Selaginellaceae, Lycopodiopsida)

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The original article was published in BMC Genomics 2019 20:484

Correction to: BMC Genomics (2019) 20:484

Following the publication of this article [1], the authors reported that the Fig. 2 described in the article had a mistake that two grey blocks in S. moellendorffii was not placed as background color, and in the Fig. 2 legend, chlL-chlN was wrongly written into chlL-chlL. They have therefore provided the following alternative Fig. 2 in this Correction article in order to show the accurate information.

Fig. 2

Linear maps of plastomes between S. vardei and other lycophytes showing the rearrangements. Upper arrow indicates genes transcribed in forward direction; lower arrow indicates genes transcribed in reverse direction. The red ycf2 indicates the translocation from LSC to SSC and the purple chlL-chlN indicates the inversion in I. flaccida


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    Zhang H-R, Zhang X-C, Xiang Q-P. Directed repeats co-occur with few short-dispersed repeats in plastid genome of a Spikemoss, Selaginella vardei (Selaginellaceae, Lycopodiopsida). BMC Genomics. 2019;20:484

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Correspondence to Qiao-Ping Xiang.

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