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Maize Centromere Structure and Evolution: Sequence Analysis of Centromeres 2 and 5 Reveals Dynamic Loci Shaped Primarily by Retrotransposons

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Fiber FISH map of a 342 kb region within the approximately 7 Mb B73 centromere 5.

An oat-maize addition line for B73 chromosome 5 shows a predominantly CentC-containing region with interspersed CRMs that is flanked by a CRM1-rich region. CentC = blue, CRM1 = green, CRM2/CRM3 = red.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1000743.g001