Table 1.

Species from Which AG Introns Were Compared

Brassicaceae SpeciesPercent Identity with A. thaliana
Alyssum saxatile72
Arabidopsis thaliana cv Columbia
Arabidopsis (Cardaminopsis) arenosa86
Arabidopsis lyrata86
Arabis gunnisoniana83
Arabis pumila83
Barbarea vulgaris76
Berteroa incana69
Brassica oleracea var oleracea cv A1276
Cakile maritima77
Camelina sativa78
Capsella bursa-pastoris75
Capsella rubella75
Cheiranthus cheiri81
Conringia orientalis80
Coronopus squamatus71
Diplotaxis catholica75
Draba corrugata var corrugata72
Eruca sativa75
Erysimum capitatum81
Guillenia flavescens78
Lepidium africanum75
Lepidium phlebopetalum72
Lobularia maritima72
Nasturtium officinale78
Raphanus sativus cv Cherry Bell75
Streptanthus insignis80
Thlaspi arvense78
Thysanocarpus sp78
Non-Brassicaceae Species (This Study)Gene
Cucumis sativus (cucumber; Cucurbitaceae)CUM1
C. sativusCAG1
C. sativusCAG2
Lycopersicon esculentum cv Microtom (tomato; Solanaceae)TAG1
Non-Brassicaceae Species (Known Previously)Gene
Antirrhinum majus (snapdragon; Veronicaceae)PLE
A. majusFAR
Oryza sativa cv japonica (rice; Poaceae)OsMADS3
Petunia × hybrida (petunia; Solanaceae)PMADS3
Populus balsamifera subsp trichocarpa (poplar; Salicaceae)PTAG1
P. balsamifera subsp trichocarpaPTAG2
Zea mays (maize; Poaceae)ZMM1
Z. maysZAG2
  • See supplemental data online for details.