Crossing Arabidopsis strains

Crossing Arabidopsis Strains Kirsten Bomblies, a postdoc at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany, conducted hundreds of intraspecies crosses of Arabidopsis thaliana. Approximately 2% of these hybrids develop varying degrees of necrosis that appears to be caused by gene interactions that produce an autoimmune-like response. (Images originally published in PLoS Biol 5(9): e236, 2007) var FO = { movie:"http://images.the-scientist

Alla Katsnelson
May 1, 2008

Crossing Arabidopsis Strains

Kirsten Bomblies, a postdoc at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany, conducted hundreds of intraspecies crosses of Arabidopsis thaliana. Approximately 2% of these hybrids develop varying degrees of necrosis that appears to be caused by gene interactions that produce an autoimmune-like response. (Images originally published in PLoS Biol 5(9): e236, 2007)

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