Maize genome structure variation: interplay between retrotransposon polymorphisms and genic recombination.

Abstract

Although maize (Zea mays) retrotransposons are recombinationally inert, the highly polymorphic structure of maize haplotypes raises questions regarding the local effect of intergenic retrotransposons on recombination. To examine this effect, we compared recombination in the same genetic interval with and without a large retrotransposon cluster. We used… (More)
DOI: 10.1105/tpc.107.057596

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