TABLE 4

Distribution of RAD51 foci in prophase I of meiosis in wild-type maize and the pam1 mutant

Genotype and
stages of meiosis
No. of
studied cells
RAD51 foci
No. of fociMeanSD
Wild type
    Leptotene100-20.51
    Zygotene25150-624386141
    Zygotene-pachytene1286-14111922
    Pachytene105-30128
    Late pachytene8000
pam1 mutant
    Leptotene90-30.61
    Zygotene34210-43734766
    Zygotene-pachytene10143-29620175
    Late pachytene60-20.30.5