In Silico and Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Mapping Reveals Collinearity between the Pennisetum squamulatum Apomixis Carrier-Chromosome and Chromosome 2 of Sorghum and Foxtail Millet.

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Sapkota, Sirjan; Conner, Joann A.; Hanna, Wayne W.; Simon, Bindu; Fengler, Kevin; Deschamps, Stéphane; Cigan, Mark; Ozias-Akins, Peggy;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4816547, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152411
  • Subject: Molecular Biology | Sorghum | Research Article | Pollen | Chromosome Pairs | Grasses | Chromosome Biology | Molecular Biology Techniques | Plants | Gene Mapping | Plant Science | BAC cloning | Chromosome Structure and Function | Biology and Life Sciences | Vector cloning | Chromosomes | Research and Analysis Methods | Plant Anatomy | Medicine | Q | R | Cell Biology | Chromosome Mapping | Chromosome 2 | Science | Organisms | Cloning

Apomixis, or clonal propagation through seed, is a trait identified within multiple species of the grass family (Poaceae). The genetic locus controlling apomixis in Pennisetum squamulatum (syn Cenchrus squamulatus) and Cenchrus ciliaris (syn Pennisetum ciliare, buffelgr... View more
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