Meristem micropropagation of cassava (Manihot esculenta) evokes genome-wide changes in DNA methylation

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Shedrack Reuben Kitimu; Shedrack Reuben Kitimu; Julian eTaylor; Timothy J March; Fred eTairo; Mike J Wilkinson; Carlos Marcelino Rodriguez Lopez;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science (issn: 1664-462X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00590, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00590/full
  • Subject: DNA Methylation | Genotyping by sequencing | Plant culture | SB1-1110 | somaclonal variation | Micropropagation | cassava | epigenetics
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There is great interest in the phenotypic, genetic and epigenetic changes associated with plant in vitro culture known as somaclonal variation. In vitro propagation systems that are based on the use of microcuttings or meristem cultures are considered analogous to clona... View more
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