Genetic basis for a rare floral mutant in an Andean species of Solanaceae.

@article{Coburn2015GeneticBF,
  title={Genetic basis for a rare floral mutant in an Andean species of Solanaceae.},
  author={Rachel A Coburn and R. Griffin and S. Smith},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={2015},
  volume={102 2},
  pages={
          264-72
        }
}
  • Rachel A Coburn, R. Griffin, S. Smith
  • Published 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of botany
  • PREMISE OF THE STUDY White forms of typically pigmented flowers are one of the most common polymorphisms in flowering plants. Although the range of genetic changes that give rise to white phenotypes is well known from model systems, few studies have identified causative mutations in natural populations. METHODS Here we combine genetic studies, in vitro enzyme assays, and biochemical analyses to identify the mechanism underlying the loss of anthocyanin pigment production in the naturally… CONTINUE READING
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