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<i>MROS1</i>, a Male Stamen-Specific Gene in the Dioecious Campion <i>Silene latifolia</i> Is Expressed in Mature Pollen

Sachihiro Matsunaga, Shigeyuki Kawano and Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa

in Plant and Cell Physiology

Published on behalf of Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists

Volume 38, issue 4, pages 499-502
Published in print January 1997 | ISSN: 0032-0781
Published online January 1997 | e-ISSN: 1471-9053 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordjournals.pcp.a029196
MROS1, a Male Stamen-Specific Gene in the Dioecious Campion Silene latifolia Is Expressed in Mature Pollen

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The MROS1 gene, one of the genes that are expressed specifically in male reproductive organs of a dioecious campion Silene latifolia, was predicted to encode only 36 amino acids but have an intron. In situ hybridization revealed that MROS1 mRNA was localized in mature pollen grains.

Keywords: Dioecious plant; In situ hybridization; Pollen; Sex chromosome; Short open reading frame

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Subjects: Biochemistry ; Molecular and Cell Biology ; Plant Sciences and Forestry

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