TABLE 1

The mop1-1 mutation prevents establishment of paramutation at P1-rr

Pericarp pigmentation (P1.2b∷GUS/−; P1-rr/P1-rr)
mop1-1/mop1-1mop1-1/Mop1 or Mop1/Mop1
Transgenic eventRedaOrangePatternedaRedbOrangePatternedb
P147-97200525
P147-3713100039
Total20300564
  • a The absence of patterned and the presence of red pericarps indicate that P1-rr was not paramutated to P1-rr′ in homozygous mop1-1/mop1-1 plants.

  • b The absence of red pericarps indicated that paramutation of P1-rr to P1-rr′ occurred in mop1-1/Mop1 and Mop1/Mop1.