Molecular karyotyping of Siberian wild rye (Elymus sibiricus L.) with oligonucleotide fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) probes

Autoři: Jihong Xie aff001;  Yan Zhao aff002;  Linqing Yu aff001;  Ruijuan Liu aff003;  Quanwen Dou aff003
Působiště autorů: Grassland Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hohhot, China aff001;  College of Grassland, Resource and Environmental Science, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, Hohhot, China aff002;  Key Laboratory of Crop Molecular Breeding, Qinghai Province, Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xining, China aff003;  Laboratory of Adaptation and Evolution of Plateau Biota, Northwest Plateau Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xining, China aff004
Vyšlo v časopise: PLoS ONE 15(1)
Kategorie: Research Article
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227208


Siberian wild rye (Elymus sibiricus L.), an allotetraploid species, is a potentially high-quality perennial forage crop native to temperate regions. We used fluorescently conjugated oligonucleotides, representing ten repetitive sequences, including 6 microsatellite repeats, two satellite repeats, and two ribosomal DNAs, to characterize E. sibiricus chromosomes, using sequential fluorescence in situ hybridization and genomic in situ hybridization assays. Our results showed that microsatellite repeats (AAG)10 or (AGG)10, satellite repeats pAs1 and pSc119.2, and ribosomal 5S rDNA and 45S rDNA are specific markers for unique chromosomes. A referable karyotype ideogram was suggested, by further polymorphism screening, across different E. sibiricus cultivars with a probe mixture of (AAG)10, Oligo-pAs1, and Oligo-pSc119.2. Chromosomal polymorphisms vary between different genomes and between different individual chromosomes. In particular, two distinct forms of chromosome E in H genome were identified in intra- and inter-populations. Here, the significance of these results, for E. sibiricus genome research and breeding, and novel approaches to improve fluorescence in situ hybridization-based karyotyping are discussed.

Klíčová slova:

Fluorescent in situ hybridization – Genome complexity – Chromosome pairs – Karyotypes – Oligonucleotides – Population genetics – Karyotyping – DNA probes


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