Mu promoter activity

keith edwards keith.edwards at
Tue Sep 5 07:08:21 EST 2000

Dear All,

Does anybody know of an example where the insertion of Mutator into 
the 5'UTR of a maize gene has resulted in the Mu promoter(s) driving 
the expression of that gene?  If such a case exists what happens when 
Mu becomes methylated?

Keith Edwards
Head of Crop Genetics
IACR-Long Ashton Research Station
University of Bristol
Long Ashton
BS41 9AF
Tel: 01275 549431
Fax: 01275 394281
Email: keith.edwards at

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