In this work we have searched for common motifs in upstream regions of the homologous genes from plants considered to possess a “primitive” vascular tissue (a lycophyte), as well as from others that lack a true vascular tissue (a bryophyte), and finally from chlorophytes.
Both lycophyte and bryophyte display motifs similar to those found in Arabidopsis with a significantly low E-value, while the chlorophytes showed either a different conserved motif or no conserved motif at all.
The second gene was thus examined as a candidate for maturity date.
Re-sequencing of ppa008301m, showed an in-frame insertion of 9 bp in the last exon that co-segregated with the maturity date locus in both Cx A and Wx By F Using two different segregating populations, the map position of the maturity date locus was refined from 3.56 Mb to 220 kb.
A sequence variant in the NAC gene ppa008301m was shown to co-segregate with the maturity date locus, suggesting this gene as a candidate controlling ripening time in peach.
If confirmed on other genetic materials, this variant may be used for marker-assisted breeding of new cultivars with differing maturity date.
We are a research group who wants to unravel how animal multicellularity emerged from our common unicellular ancestor.
To conduct our research, we use genomics (comparative, functional), cell biology, proteomics and phylogenetics. Núria awarded with the Prevosti Prize to best oral talk at Jornada Biologia Evolutiva today at Barcelona; congrats Núria! Iñaki appointed vice-director of the Institute of Evolutionary Biology. Konstantina attends singek ITN workshop in Uppsala. Jon Brate, from University of Oslo, is visiting us. Our review on animal origins published online today in Nature Review Genetics. Edu leaves for a research stage at Eric Bapteste’s lab.
(2016)High-Throughput Proteomics Reveals the Unicellular Roots of Animal Phosphosignaling and Cell Differentiation. Moreover, each step of the tissue sampling, RNA isolation and reverse transcription process adds variation that is reflected in the amount of c DNA that is generated in the individual samples.Therefore, the most important step in the analysis, from the viewpoint of accuracy, is a normalization strategy to correct for these unavoidable differences in sample size, sample composition and technical variations. Batsch): selection of several cultivars with differing MD would be advantageous to cover and extend the marketing season.Aims of this work were the fine mapping and identification of candidate genes for the major maturity date locus previously identified on peach linkage group 4.