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DNA lesions occur with loss of viability in embryos of ageing rye seed.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nature
Publication Date
Volume
272
Issue
5654
Pages
593–599
Identifiers
PMID: 19213149
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In dry seeds, fragmentation of nuclear DNA and activation of DNases occur in vivo during embryo senescence. This loss of DNA integrity could be the source of chromosomal aberrations and impaired transcription observed when seeds of low viability germinate.

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