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The tin1 gene retains the function of promoting tillering in maize

Authors
  • Zhang, Xuan1
  • Lin, Zhelong1
  • Wang, Jian1
  • Liu, Hangqin1
  • Zhou, Leina1
  • Zhong, Shuyang1
  • Li, Yan1
  • Zhu, Can1
  • Liu, Jiacheng1
  • Lin, Zhongwei1
  • 1 China Agricultural University, Beijing, 100193, China , Beijing (China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nature Communications
Publisher
Springer Nature
Publication Date
Dec 06, 2019
Volume
10
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-13425-6
Source
Springer Nature
License
Green

Abstract

Unlike the other domesticated maize, sweet maize and popcorn retain tillering growth habit, but the underlying mechanism is unknown. Here, the authors identify a transcription factor tin1 that maintains outgrowth of tiller independent of tb1 and show its conservation in foxtail millet and rice.

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