Control of gene action in the synthesis of anthocyanin in maize

Abstract

R st is an unstable allele of R that exhibits a mosaic phenotype in the aleurone, consisting of heavily pigmented spots on a colorless background. This variagated phenotype is presumably caused by the frequent somatic reversion of R from an inactive to an active form. Data are presented showing that such a reversion can take place at different times during… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00426159

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