Cereal Research Communications

, Volume 37, Issue 1, pp 75–82 | Cite as

Identification of Novel ω -gliadin Gene in Aegilops tauschii Using RFLP

  • M. E. HassaniEmail author
  • M. R. Naghavi
  • M. R. Shariflou
  • P. J. Sharp
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A RFLP approach was used to investigate polymorphism of ω -gliadin genes in Ae. tauschii using a F 2 population from the cross of accessions AUS18913 and CPI110856. A set of 150 F 2 progenies was genotyped by acid polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (A-PAGE) and only one recombinant line of Gli-Dt1/Gli-DtT1 was observed. Twelve restriction enzymes were initially tested on genomic DNA of the two parents of which four restriction enzymes revealed polymorphism. Of these four, only Dra I was associated with the novel ω -gliadin gene (T 1) using a 1,200 bp DNA fragment of a ω -gliadin gene as a gene-specific probe. The ω -gliadin gene (T 1) may be of interest for further studies relating storage proteins and wheat bread-making quality.


RFLP ω -gliadin genes A-PAGE Ae. tauschii 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. E. Hassani
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • M. R. Naghavi
    • 4
  • M. R. Shariflou
    • 2
    • 3
  • P. J. Sharp
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Horticultural Science, Agricultural CollegeUniversity of TehranKarajIran
  2. 2.Plant Breeding InstituteThe University of SydneyCamdenAustralia
  3. 3.Value Added Wheat CRC LimitedNorth RydeAustralia
  4. 4.Agronomy and Plant Breeding Department, Agricultural CollegeUniversity of TehranKarajIran

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