OSU Syngenta vbi

SeedGenes Profile: CYT 1

Gene Information
Gene Symbol CYT 1
Chromosome Locus At2g39770   tair
Alleles in Database 2   See List OR Show All
Identity Confidence Confirmed
Alias Symbol VTC 1 (R. Last) Sequence Identity
EMB 101 (D. Meinke) Alternate Name
Gene Class Embryo Defective
Predicted Function Mannose-1-Phosphate Guanyltransferase; GDP-Mannose Pyrophosphorylase
Function Details Catalyzes the production of GDP-mannose; required for N-glycosylation and vitamin C biosynthesis
Gene Evidence
Sequenced Mutant Allele
W. Lukowitz (2 alleles)
Database Release March, 2002
Predicted Sequences
Gene:2284 nucleotides
mRNA: 1491 nucleotides
Protein:  361 amino acids
cDNA Status FLcDNA Available: AY057541
Top BLAST Hits
Arabidopsis: AT3G55590.1 (84%)
Plant ESTs: Brassica napus (95%)
Model Genomes:  Homo sapiens (61%)
Subcellular Localization TargetP Targeted to Mitochondria
mRNA Expression Data NASCArray Spot History for 245060_at
Mutant Information
Allele Symbol cyt 1-2
Mutant Class Embryo Defective
Source of Mutant Meinke / Feldmann
Mutant Line Number 1985
Ecotype Wassilewskija
Genetic Background  
ABRC Stock CS84608
Mutagen Treatment T-DNA
Insertion Mutant No
Flanking Sequence  
Location of Mutation Exon 5
Terminal Phenotype Cotyledon  Details
Nomarski Phenotype   Images
Allelism Evidence Complementation Test; Sequence Identity
Database Release March, 2002
Seed Color Pale Yellow
Embryo Color Pale Yellow
Percent Mutant Seeds 26.5 %
Chi - Square 1.3
Seeds Counted 1078
Percent Top Half 54.5 %
Chi - Square 2.4
Average Seed Length 500 ± 30 µm
Average Embryo Length 140 ± 30 µm