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Fig. 2 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

Fig. 2

From: Mosaic mitochondrial-plastid insertions into the nuclear genome show evidence of both non-homologous end joining and homologous recombination

Fig. 2

An inferred numin in the genome of Z. mays shows NHEJ signatures. a The total length of this inferred insertion located on chr5:210,342,490-210,346,062 is 3,573 bp (light blue) and it is composed of four fragments: two originating from the mitochondria (red) and two originating from the plastid (green). The junction number is indicated above the nuclear DNA and the length of each DNA fragment is indicated. Note that only junctions between organelle fragments are analyzed (1–3) while the terminal junctions with the nuclear genome (0,4) are not analyzed. b Two junctions between mitochondria and plastid fragments are shown at the base pair level. Junction 1 between fragments A (plastid) and B (mitochondrial) shows blunt-end signature while junction 3 between fragments C (mitochondrial) and D (plastid) shows microhomology of three bases (ATT, in orange)

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