Transposon mutagenesis of nuclear photosynthetic genes in Zea mays

@article{Cook2004TransposonMO,
  title={Transposon mutagenesis of nuclear photosynthetic genes in Zea mays},
  author={W. B. Cook and Donald Miles},
  journal={Photosynthesis Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={18},
  pages={33-59}
}
The discovery of a new maize (Zea mays L.) transposon system, Mutator, and the cloning of the 1.4 kilobase transposon, Mul, have made feasible the isolation of nuclear photosynthetic genes which are recognized only by their mutant phenotype. Mutant maize plants which express a high chlorophyll fluorescent (hcf) phenotype due to a defect in the electron transport or photophosphorylation apparatus have been isolated following mutagenesis with an active Mutator stock. The affected genes and their… Expand
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