Plant Molecular Biology

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 1213–1216 | Cite as

Lipid transfer protein genes of loblolly pine are members of a complex gene family

  • Claire S. Kinlaw
  • Suzanne M. Gerttula
  • M. Carol Carter
Short Communication


A loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) cDNA with properties of a nonspecific lipid transfer protein (nsltp) is reported. In contrast to simple family structures reported for a variety of angiosperm nsltp genes, the putative pine nsltp gene is a member of a complex family.

Key words

cDNA gene families loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) nonspecific lipid transfer protein 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claire S. Kinlaw
    • 1
  • Suzanne M. Gerttula
    • 1
  • M. Carol Carter
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Forest Genetics, Pacific Southwest Research StationUSDA Forest ServiceBerkeleyUSA

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