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An R2R3 MYB transcription factor associated with regulation of the anthocyanin biosynthetic pathway in Rosaceae

Kui Lin-Wang1, Karen Bolitho1, Karryn Grafton1, Anne Kortstee2, Sakuntala Karunairetnam1, Tony K McGhie3, Richard V Espley1, Roger P Hellens1 and Andrew C Allan1*

Author Affiliations

1 The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Ltd, (Plant and Food Research), Mt Albert Research Centre, Private Bag 92169, Auckland, New Zealand

2 Wageningen UR Plant Breeding, Postbus 386, 6700 AJ, Wageningen, The Netherlands

3 Plant and Food Research, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand

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BMC Plant Biology 2010, 10:50  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-10-50

Published: 21 March 2010

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Additional file 1:

Schematic of the MYB10 gene from all the major rosaceous species. MYB10 exon and intron composition, with the size of intron 2 variation as a correlation with estimated genome size.

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Table of key amino-acid residues in R2R3 MYBs. Key amino-acid motif at position 90 to 93 in R2R3 domain of 173 MYB transcription factors of Arabidopsis, Rosaceae, and other species.

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Analysis of transgenic strawberry. qPCR of MYB10 and MYB1 and extracted anthocyanins of wild type ripe fruit and 35S-MYB10 ripe fruit.

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Primers used in this study. Table of oligonucleotide primers used in this study.

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