Developmental Genetics of the Perianthless Flowers and Bracts of a Paleoherb Species, Saururus chinensis

@article{Zhao2013DevelopmentalGO,
  title={Developmental Genetics of the Perianthless Flowers and Bracts of a Paleoherb Species, Saururus chinensis},
  author={Yin-He Zhao and Zachary Larson-Rabin and Guo-ying Wang and M. M{\"o}ller and Cheng-yun Li and Jin-Peng Zhang and Hong-Tao Li and D. Li},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2013},
  volume={8}
}
Saururus chinensis is a core member of Saururaceae, a perianthless (lacking petals or sepals) family. Due to its basal phylogenetic position and unusual floral composition, study of this plant family is important for understanding the origin and evolution of perianthless flowers and petaloid bracts among angiosperm species. To isolate genes involved in S. chinensis flower development, subtracted floral cDNA libraries were constructed by using suppression subtractive hybridization (SSH) on… Expand
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