bims-plasge Biomed News
on Plastid genes
Issue of 2023‒03‒26
one paper selected by
Vera S. Bogdanova
Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  1. Trends Genet. 2023 Mar 17. pii: S0168-9525(23)00058-6. [Epub ahead of print]
      Organelle DNAs (orgDNAs) in mitochondria and plastids are generally inherited from the maternal parent; however, it is unclear how their inheritance mode is controlled, particularly in the plastids of seed plants. Chung et al. identify two factors that affect maternal inheritance in tobacco plastids: cold temperature and DNA amount in pollen.