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Nucleic Acids Res. Dec 21, 1984; 12(24): 9249–9261.
PMCID: PMC320458

The physical map and organisation of the mitochondrial genome from the fertile cytoplasm of maize.


The size of the mitochondrial genome from the fertile cytoplasm of maize has been determined by restriction mapping to be 570 kb. The entire sequence complexity of the genome can be represented on a single circular DNA species (the 'master circle'). The presence of reiterated sequences, active in recombination, results in a complex multipartite organisation.

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