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Characterization of a set of novel meiotically-active promoters in Arabidopsis

Junhua Li13, Andrew D Farmer2, Ingrid E Lindquist2, Stefanie Dukowic-Schulze1, Joann Mudge2, Tao Li1, Ernest F Retzel2* and Changbin Chen1*

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1 Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota, 1970 Folwell Avenue, St. Paul, MN, 55108, USA

2 National Center for Genome Resources, 2935 Rodeo Park Drive E, Santa Fe, NM, 87505, USA

3 College of Life Sciences, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, Henan, 453007, China

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BMC Plant Biology 2012, 12:104  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-104

Published: 9 July 2012

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Figure S1.GFP signals in meiocytes driven by meiotically-active promoters. (PDF 2536 kb).

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Figure S2.The position of GFP spots and nuclear DNA/chromosomes in pMS5: GFP transformants. (PDF 636 kb).

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Figure S3.GFP signals in both somatic and meiotic cells driven by a constitutive promoter d35S. (PDF 388 kb).

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Table S1.PLACE motifs enriched in promoters of meiotically-active genes. (PDF 12 kb).

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Table S2.Statistically overrepresented motifs in the promoters of meiotically-active genes. (PDF 8 kb).

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Figure S4.Sequence logos of novel motifs in meiotically-active promoters found by MEME. (PDF 213 kb).

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Table S3.A list of homologous recombination-related genes for comparative promoter analysis. (PDF 7 kb).

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Figure S5.Sequence logos of novel motifs in promoters of homologous recombination-related genes found by MEME. (PDF 68 kb).

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Table S4.Motifs enriched specifically in 15 known meiosis-related promoters. (PDF 7 kb)

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