Gramene Development Site Feedback: Zea mays subsp. ramosa?
pj37 at cornell.edu
Thu Apr 12 09:51:41 EDT 2007
My question was on the similar lines. Not to list it as a separate
entity. I will merge it into the Zea mays subsp. mays, so that any
annotation we have for Zea mays subsp. ramosa, gets automatically
annotated to Zea mays subsp. mays. I hope that is workable.
Maize Genetics COOP Stock Center wrote:
> As for merging it into Zea mays subsp. mays, as I said, it is a single
> gene mutation of maize. My feeling is that it shouldn't be listed as a
> separate taxonomic entity at all. However, if you feel that it needs to
> be listed as a separate entity for purely historical purposes, then it
> certainly should be included as part of Zea mays subsp. mays.
> I received the following response from NCBI:
> At 2:51 PM -0400 4/11/07, Liu, Hanguan \(NIH/NLM\) [C] wrote:
>> Dear Colleague,
>> I have forwarded your message to GenBank taxonomy staff for review.
>> Thank you for pointing out this to us.
>> Best regards,
>> Hanguan Liu, MD.,PhD.
>> NCBI User Services
> At 4:07 PM -0400 4/11/07, Pankaj Jaiswal wrote:
>> Hi Marty,
>> Thanks for pointing the error. You are right, we pulled it from the
>> NCBI. Let me know when the NCBI is able to fix it. We will do so
>> subsequently. If you agree, can merge this entry with species Zea mays
>> subsp. mays.
>> possible_feedback at acorn.gramene.org wrote:
>>> URL :
>>> Subject : Gramene Development Site Feedback: Zea mays subsp. ramosa?
>>> Name : Marty Sachs
>>> Email : maize at uiuc.edu
>>> Organization: Maize Genetics Cooperation - Stock Center
>>> Comments :
>>> I just wanted to let you know that this is not a modern
>>> classification. The plant described in: Gernert WB. 1912. (A new
>>> subspecies of Zea mays L. Amer. Nat. 46(550): 616-622), is a single
>>> gene mutation (ra1) of Zea mays subsp. mays.
>>> For additional information about the ra1 gene and mutants, please see:
>>> Apparently, you obtained this info from NCBI:
>>> I have also written to them to let them know about this
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>> Pankaj Jaiswal
>> G-15, Bradfield Hall
>> Dept. of Plant Breeding and Genetics
>> Cornell University
>> Ithaca, NY-14853, USA
>> Ph. +1-607-255-3103 / 4199
>> fax: +1-607-255-6683
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Dept. of Plant Breeding and Genetics
Ithaca, NY-14853, USA
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