Molecular genetics of self-incompatibility in Nicotiana alata

Mau, S.L.; Bacic, A.; Murfett, J.; McClure, B.; Anderson, M.; Clarke, A.

Angiosperm pollen and ovules: 75-83


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Recent work on gametophytic self incompatibility in the Solanaceae is considered using N. alata as a model system. Topics covered include the cloning of cDNAs encoding S-glycoproteins; ribonuclease function of the S-glycoproteins; role of S-RNases in the arrest of pollen tube growth; uptake of S-RNases by pollen tubes; and nature of the pollen products of the S-gene.