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A Brassica napus mRNA expressed specifically in developing microspores

Roberts, Michael and Robson, Frances and Foster, Gary D. and Draper, John and Scott, Rod (1991) A Brassica napus mRNA expressed specifically in developing microspores. Plant Molecular Biology, 17 (2). pp. 295-299. ISSN 0167-4412

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Abstract

The I3 cDNA isolated from a library made from 2–4 mm (immature) anthers of Brassica napus shows microspore-specific expression. Homologous transcripts are detected in buds and anthers of male-fertile plants, but not in green tissues, roots, or in cytoplasmic male-sterile buds. High expression of the transcript is limited to microspores entering and undergoing mitosis. The predicted peptide sequence of the cDNA shows an unusual repeated alanine/proline motif at the C-terminus, which may be of importance in the native protein structure.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Plant Molecular Biology
Uncontrolled Keywords: Brassica napus ; microspore-specific
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 49869
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 20 Sep 2011 10:02
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 22:42
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/49869

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