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 Three RFLP maps, as well as several RAPD maps have been developed in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). In order to align these maps, a core linkage map was established in the recombinant inbred population BAT93×Jalo EEP558 (BJ). This map has a total length of 1226 cM and comprises 563 markers, including some 120 RFLP and 430 RAPD markers, in addition to(More)
The present study describes a new set of 61 polymorphic microsatellite markers for beans and the construction of a genetic map using the BAT93 x Jalo EEP558 (BJ) population for the purpose of developing a reference linkage map for common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). The main objectives were to integrate new microsatellites on the existing framework map of the(More)
Dissemination pathways of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) cultivars from their areas of domestication to other parts of the Americas were determined using phaseolin type, as determined by 1-dimensional SDS/PAGE. Common bean cultivars of lowland South America exhibited approximately equal numbers of ‘S’ and ‘T’ phaseolin types. ‘S2019 cultivars of that(More)
To investigate the association between VEGF gene polymorphism and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a Brazilian cohort. We examined 160 affected individuals and 140 sex- and age-matched controls recruited at the Vision Institute and the Retina Department, São Geraldo Hospital, Minas Gerais Federal University, Brazil, between 2007 and 2011.(More)
The aim of the present study was to examine the association between polymorphism in the catechol-O-methyltransferase(COMT) gene and Alzheimer's disease (AD) in a Brazilian population. The case-control method was used to study the association between AD and genetic variants of COMT. Six tag single-nucleotide polymorphisms(SNPs) in the COMT gene were(More)
The efficacy of the alumina system for differentiating between bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) genotypes for growth at different levels of phosphorus availability was determinated. In addition to response to P levels, comparisons were made between plants receiving N either from fertilizer or nitrogen fixation. When the cv. Carioca was provided with either 100(More)
Bipolar disorder (BD) is a severe psychiatric illness characterized by the occurrence of elevated mood alternating with depressive episodes, having a estimated lifetime prevalence of 0.4-1.6% using DSM-IV criteria. Disturbances of the central serotonergic system has been associated with the pathophysiology of affective disorders and suicidal behavior.(More)
Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) plants were grown for 21–28 days in plastic container-modified Leonard jar assemblies and placed in a controlled-environment room. The nodules on each plant were removed, counted; selected plants were repotted, grown and intercrossed to produce progenies for the next cycle of recurrent selection. Among the ten parent(More)
Phosphorus is one of several factors which affect N2 fixation and along with N, is a principal yield-limiting nutrient in many regions of the world. Since the legume plant is an essential partner in symbiotic N2 fixation, knowledge of host genotype variability for this process at different levels of P availability will be useful when breeding bean cultivars(More)