Chromosome Research

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 182–184 | Cite as

Labelling telomeres of cereals, grasses and clover by primedin situ DNA labelling

  • Huw M. Thomas
  • Katherine Williams
  • John A. Harper
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Primedin situ DNA labelling (PRINS) labels the telomeres ofAvena, Triticum, Secale, Hordeum, Lolium, Festuca andTrifolium when primers are used that correspond to the repeat unit ofArabidopsis telomeres. There are interstitial sites labelled in aLolium x Festuca hybrid.

Key words

Gramineae primedin situ DNA labelling telomere Trifolium 


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© Rapid Science Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Huw M. Thomas
    • 1
  • Katherine Williams
    • 1
  • John A. Harper
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Grassland and Environmental ResearchAberystwythUK

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