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Long-range organization of a satellite DNA family flanking the beet cyst nematode resistance locus (Hs1) on chromosome-1 of B. patellaris and B. procumbens

Abstract

New members of a satellite DNA family (Sat 121), specific for wild beets of the section Procumbentes of the genus Beta, were isolated. Sequence analysis showed that the members of Sat-121 fall into two distinct classes. The organization of Sat-121 in the vicinity of a beet cyst nematode (Heterodera schachtii Schm.) resistance locus (Hs1) in B. patellaris and B. procumbens was investigated by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) using DNA from a series of resistant monosomic fragment additions, each containing an extra chromosome fragment of B. patellaris chromosome-1 (pat-1) in B. vulgaris. In this way several clusters of Sat-121 flanking the Hs1 pat-1locus were identified. In nematode resistant diploid introgressions (2n=18), which contain small segments of B. procumbens chromosome-1 (pro-1) in B. vulgaris, only two major Sat-121 clusters were detected near the Hs1 pro-1locus.

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Salentijn, E.M.J., Sandal, N.N., Klein-Lankhorst, R. et al. Long-range organization of a satellite DNA family flanking the beet cyst nematode resistance locus (Hs1) on chromosome-1 of B. patellaris and B. procumbens . Theoret. Appl. Genetics 89, 459–466 (1994). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00225381

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Key words

  • Molecular markers Beet cyst nematode resistance
  • Hs1 Heterodera schachtii Schm
  • Satellite DNA Monosomic fragment additions Beta
  • Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis