Table II.

Collection of maize Atg genes

N.S., Not significantly similar in a pairwise BLAST analysis.

GeneBAC ClonesZmGI No.No. of Amino Acid ResiduesIdentity/Similarity to Yeast; Arabidopsis; Ricea
Atg3AC204922, AC197919TC31672031133/49%; 71/84%; 89/94%
Atg4aAC190579TC32469349228/43%; 50/67%; 75/81%
Atg4bAC213882TC33645849229/46%; 50/66%; 73/81%
Atg5AC197692TC33728337423/44%; 50/68%; 76/85%
Atg7AC193430TC3667121,02130/49%; 48/63%; 74/83%
Atg8aAC204058TC32982211973/90%; 85/94%; 94/97%
Atg8bAC202429TC32617112074/91%; 86/94%; 86/96%
Atg8cAC195583TC35205312074/91%; 86/94%; 86/96%
Atg8dAC198749TC33765511975/92%; 86/94%; 88/96%
Atg8eTC33032811975/92%; 85/94%; 88/96%
Atg10AC205481TC320991215N.S.; 44/60%; 63/74%
Atg12AC188134TC3688869136/60%; 82/89%; 77/89%
  • a Sequence compared with the single gene product in yeast and the a isoform from Arabidopsis and rice.