Complex transgene locus structures implicate multiple mechanisms for plant transgene rearrangement.

@article{Svitashev2002ComplexTL,
  title={Complex transgene locus structures implicate multiple mechanisms for plant transgene rearrangement.},
  author={Sergei Svitashev and Wojciech P. Pawlowski and Irina Makarevitch and David W. Plank and David a. Somers},
  journal={The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          433-45
        }
}
To more fully characterize the internal structure of transgene loci and to gain further understanding of mechanisms of transgene locus formation, we sequenced more than 160 kb of complex transgene loci in two unrelated transgenic oat (Avena sativa L.) lines transformed using microprojectile bombardment. The transgene locus sequences from both lines exhibited extreme scrambling of non-contiguous transgene and genomic fragments recombined via illegitimate recombination. A perfect direct repeat of… 

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