Gene Symbol: ra2
Description: ramosa 2
Alias: LOB6, ramosa2, ramosa 2, AC233943.1_FGT002, LOB transcription factor
- Bortiri E, Chuck G, Vollbrecht E, Rocheford T, Martienssen R, Hake S. ramosa2 encodes a LATERAL ORGAN BOUNDARY domain protein that determines the fate of stem cells in branch meristems of maize. Plant Cell. 2006;18:574-85 pubmed..Normal maize (Zea mays) ears are unbranched, and tassels have long branches only at their base. The ramosa2 (ra2) mutant of maize has increased branching with short branches replaced by long, indeterminate ones...