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A Tourist-like MITE insertion in the upstream region of the BnFLC.A10 gene is associated with vernalization requirement in rapeseed (Brassica napus L.)

Jinna Hou1, Yan Long1, Harsh Raman2, Xiaoxiao Zou1, Jing Wang1, Shutao Dai1, Qinqin Xiao1, Cong Li1, Longjiang Fan3, Bin Liu45 and Jinling Meng1*

Author Affiliations

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

2 EH Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation (an alliance between the Charles Sturt University and NSW Department of Primary Industries), Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650, Australia

3 Department of Agronomy & James D. Watson Institute of Genome Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310058, China

4 Center of Systematic Genomics, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Urumqi, 830011, China

5 Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, 266071, China

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BMC Plant Biology 2012, 12:238  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-238

Published: 15 December 2012

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Motif prediction of 621bp-MITE.

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Additional file 2:

Spring rapeseed and B. rapa accessions were used for detecting Monkey King existence upstream of BnFLC.A10 and the orthologous region.

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