Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 136, Issue 3–4, pp 267–273 | Cite as

DNA reassociation kinetics and hybridization in different angiosperms

  • E. Dührssen
  • E. Saavedra
  • K. -H. Neumann


Reassociation kinetics ofDaucus carota andPetroselinum crispum (Apiaceae), andDatura innoxia (Solanaceae) are presented. Hybridization of3H-labelled DNA of two carrot cultivars indicate strong qualitative homologies of DNA sequences; nevertheless, certain quantitative differences in some Cotregions seem to exist. However, homologous sequences ofDaucus DNA with DNA ofDatura, and, suprisingly, even with DNA ofPetroselinum are very restricted: between 8% in the repeated regions and ca. 7–9% in the unique regions.

Key words

Angiosperms Daucus andPetroselinum (ApiaceaeDatura (SolanaceaeDNA reassociation kinetics DNA hybridization between varieties of the same species and genera of the same and of different families 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Dührssen
    • 1
  • E. Saavedra
    • 2
  • K. -H. Neumann
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Pflanzenernährung, AbtGewebekultur, der Justus-Liebig-UniversitätGiessenFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Facultad de AgronomiaUniversidad de ChileSantiagoChile

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