Russian Journal of Genetics

, Volume 44, Issue 9, pp 1087–1091 | Cite as

Comparative analysis of diploid species of Avena L. Using cytogenetic and biochemical markers: Avena pilosa M. B. and A. clauda Dur.

  • O. Yu. Shelukhina
  • E. D. Badaeva
  • T. A. Brezhneva
  • I. G. Loskutov
  • V. A. Pukhalsky
Plant Genetics


The diploid oat species containing the Cp genome—Avena pilosa and A. clauda—were studied using C-banding, fluorescence in situ hybridization with probes pTa71 and pTa794, and electrophoresis of grain storage proteins (avenins). Species with the C genome differed considerably from the species of the A genome group in the karyotype structure, heterochromatin type and distribution, relative positions of the 45S and 5S rRNA gene loci, and avenin patterns. These facts confirmed that the C genome had diverged from the ancestral genome before the radiation of the various A genome. Presumably, further evolution of the A-and C-genome species occurred separately.


Diploid Species Karyotype Structure Meiotic Chromosome Pairing Avena Species rRNA Gene Locus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Yu. Shelukhina
    • 1
  • E. D. Badaeva
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. A. Brezhneva
    • 1
  • I. G. Loskutov
    • 3
  • V. A. Pukhalsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Vavilov Institute of General GeneticsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Engelhardt Institute of Molecular BiologyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Vavilov All-Russia Research Institute of Plant IndustrySt. PetersburgRussia

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