Allelic variants of OsHKT1;1 underlie the divergence between indica and japonica subspecies of rice (Oryza sativa) for root sodium content

Published in PLoS Genetics, 2017

Recommended citation: Campbell, M.T., N. Bandillo, F.R.A. Al Shiblawi, S. Sharma, K. Liu, Q. Du, A.J. Schmitz, C. Zhang, A.A. Very, A.J. Lorenz, and H. Walia. 2017. Allelic variants of OsHKT1;1 underlie the divergence between indica and japonica subspecies of rice (Oryza sativa) for root sodium content. PLoS Genet. 13(6). http://malachycampbell.github.io/files/Campbell_2017_hkt.pdf

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HKT1;1 was identified as a major regualtor of root sodium content in rice. Variants that influence the transport of sodium were found to be a component of the divergence between to two subspecies of rice for root sodium content.

Recommended citation: Campbell, M.T., N. Bandillo, F.R.A. Al Shiblawi, S. Sharma, K. Liu, Q. Du, A.J. Schmitz, C. Zhang, A.A. Very, A.J. Lorenz, and H. Walia. 2017. Allelic variants of OsHKT1;1 underlie the divergence between indica and japonica subspecies of rice (Oryza sativa) for root sodium content. PLoS Genet. 13(6).