A structural homolog of CONSTANS in potato

A structural homolog of CONSTANS in potato A 2-kb genome fragment cloned from potato cv. Bastoneza closely resembles CONSTANS, the arabidopsis gene for the photoperiodic control of flowering, and its homologs in tomato, cottonwood, and barley. The potato homolog is immediately related to tomato CONSTANS 1; their exons and introns were 94 and 82% identical. Within the most variable middle region of CONSTANS protein and its homologs, asparagine-and glutamine-rich motifs are of particular interest as they are probably involved in transcription regulation. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Plant Physiology Springer Journals

A structural homolog of CONSTANS in potato

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Publisher
Nauka/Interperiodica
Copyright
Copyright © 2006 by MAIK “Nauka/Interperiodica”
Subject
Life Sciences; Plant Sciences; Plant Physiology
ISSN
1021-4437
eISSN
1608-3407
D.O.I.
10.1134/S1021443706050153
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Abstract

A 2-kb genome fragment cloned from potato cv. Bastoneza closely resembles CONSTANS, the arabidopsis gene for the photoperiodic control of flowering, and its homologs in tomato, cottonwood, and barley. The potato homolog is immediately related to tomato CONSTANS 1; their exons and introns were 94 and 82% identical. Within the most variable middle region of CONSTANS protein and its homologs, asparagine-and glutamine-rich motifs are of particular interest as they are probably involved in transcription regulation.

Journal

Russian Journal of Plant PhysiologySpringer Journals

Published: Aug 29, 2006

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