Transposable Elements of Antirrhinum Majus

  • Hans Sommer
  • Reinhard Hehl
  • Enno Krebbers
  • Ralf Piotrowiak
  • Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig
  • Heinz Saedler
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 47)


Genetic instability of loci affecting a directly observable property such as pigmentation or morphology is often responsible for the variegated appearance of many plant parts. Variegated plants of this kind can frequently produce phenotypically wild-type or nearly wild-type progeny due to reversion of the mutable allele in germinal tissue. In Antirrhinum majus, a large number of stable and unstable mutants have been isolated and genetically characterized, mainly in the first four decades of this century (for a compilation see Ref. 15,19).


Transposable Element Terminal Inverted Repeat Genomic Southern Blot Antirrhinum MAJUS Chimeric mRNA 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Sommer
    • 1
  • Reinhard Hehl
    • 1
  • Enno Krebbers
    • 1
  • Ralf Piotrowiak
    • 1
  • Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig
    • 1
  • Heinz Saedler
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für Züchtungsforschung EgelspladKöln 30Federal Republic of Germany

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