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Dissecting tocopherols content in maize (Zea mays L.), using two segregating populations and high-density single nucleotide polymorphism markers

Xu Shutu1, Zhang Dalong1, Cai Ye1, Zhou Yi1, Trushar Shah2, Farhan Ali34, Li Qing1, Li Zhigang1, Wang Weidong1, Li Jiansheng1, Yang Xiaohong1 and Yan Jianbing3*

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1 National Maize Improvement Center of China, China Agricultural University, Beijing, 100193, China

2 Department of Bioinformatics, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad, India

3 National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei 430070, China

4 Cereal Crops Research Institute, Nowshera, Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa, Pakistan

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BMC Plant Biology 2012, 12:201  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-201

Published: 2 November 2012

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Table S1. Correlation coefficients of trait pairs for tocopherol related traits in two segregating populations in three environments. Table S2. Correlation coefficients of each trait among three locations. Table S3. List of candidate genes related to tocopherols in maize grains compared with that in Arabidopsis.Figure S1. The entire linkage map of chromosome 1-chromosome 10. Figure S2. Haplotype analyses and fine mapping of qd1-1 in the early generation of K22/Dan340 segregation population A: Map position of qd1-1 in three environments, 2009 Beijing, 2009 Hainan and 2010 Hubei. B: Summary of genotype and phenotype in the genomic regions harboring qd1-1. C: The detailed haplotype analyses between type 1 and type 3 as Additional file 1: Figure S2B. The bar means the missing data. D: The detailed haplotype analyses between type 2 and type 3 as Additional file 1: Figure S2B. The bar means the missing data. The bar means the missing data. E: The distribution of BACs and candidate genes in the genomic regions after fine mapping. The black lines mean each BAC. All the BACs information is from web site ( B73 RefGen_v2 webcite).

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