Pollen Contamination May Explain Controversial Inheritance

@article{Pennisi2006PollenCM,
  title={Pollen Contamination May Explain Controversial Inheritance},
  author={E. Pennisi},
  journal={Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={313},
  pages={1864 - 1864}
}
  • E. Pennisi
  • Published 2006
  • Biology
  • Science
  • GENETICSEighteen months ago, plant researchers announced that Arabidopsis plants with mutated HOTHEAD genes had somehow given rise to progeny carrying a wild-type allele supposedly missing from both parents. But yesterday, in an online letter published by Nature , another team argued that undetected contamination may have "reintroduced" old versions of the HOTHEAD gene. ([Read more][1].) [1]: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/313/5795/1864 
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