Epigenetic regulation of the rice retrotransposon Tos17

@article{Cheng2006EpigeneticRO,
  title={Epigenetic regulation of the rice retrotransposon Tos17},
  author={Chaoyang Cheng and Masaaki Daigen and Hirohiko Hirochika},
  journal={Molecular Genetics and Genomics},
  year={2006},
  volume={276},
  pages={378-390}
}
Transposable elements are major components of plant genomes. Their activity seems to be epigenetically regulated by gene silencing systems. Here we report epigenetic variation in the retrotransposon Tos17 activity in rice varieties. Of the two copies of Tos17 present in chromosome 7 (Tos17 chr.7) and chromosome 10 (Tos17 chr.10), Tos17 chr.7 is strongly activated by tissue culture in most varieties including Nipponbare except for Moritawase, despite the identity of the DNA sequences in… CONTINUE READING
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