Welcome to the home of Chia Genomics Database (ChiaGDB).
ChiaGDB provides access to genomics datasets on the Chia (Salvia hispanica) plant.
Chia, a member of the Lamiaceae (mint family), is a well-known 'Superfood' and a 'Pseudoceral'. Chia seeds are consumed for their rich dietary fiber, protein, and polyunsaturated Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. It is also the source of secondary metabolic compounds with medicinal and agricultural use properties.