Divergence of RNA polymerase α subunits in angiosperm plastid genomes is mediated by genomic rearrangement

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J. Chris Blazier; Tracey A. Ruhlman; Mao-Lun Weng; Sumaiyah K. Rehman; Jamal S. M. Sabir; Robert K. Jansen;

Genes for the plastid-encoded RNA polymerase (PEP) persist in the plastid genomes of all photosynthetic angiosperms. However, three unrelated lineages (Annonaceae, Passifloraceae and Geraniaceae) have been identified with unusually divergent open reading frames (ORFs) i... View more
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