X. MAIZE PROBE BANK
CLONES FOR DISTRIBUTION FROM THE UMC RFLP LABORATORY

The following is a summary of DNA clones that are currently available for distribution as stabs from the UMC RFLP Laboratory.
 
Clone Set Abbreviation Number Distributable
Asgrow asg 85
Brookhaven National Lab. bnl 109
California State University csu 784
Tripsacum-UMC tda 20
Mycogen Plant Genetics agr 413
Pioneer Hi-Bred International php 161
Pioneer Hi-Bred International  npi (#'s greater than 100) 236
University of Arizona uaz (5C & 6C) 1632
University of Missouri umc 238

Please note that within these categories of clones we may not have or are not permitted to distribute all clones of that designation. We do not distribute npi clones with numbers less than 100, nor certain umc clones that were sent to us with restrictions. We distribute specific defined-function clones on a case-by-case basis. We do not have uaz clones in the 1C, 2C, 3C and 7C series, and are unable to provide these at this time. To be certain that a particular clone is available please check the Available From line on the probe form of the maize database--clones available from the UMC RFLP Laboratory will show T. Musket, who is the clone distribution coordinator. Clicking on T. Musket will give address and e-mail information. The easiest method to request clones is to use the probe request form directly from the maize database WWW homepage URL=http://teosinte.agron.missouri.edu. Please be certain to enter information in each field on the request form to aid our processing of your request. If you are unable to use the World Wide Web, send your request to Theresa A. Musket (address, phone and email in this Newsletter; FAX is 314-874-4063). Please provide your name, full mailing address, and email address if available.

Over the last two years the number of clones for which we are responsible for distribution has grown from a few hundred to greater than three thousand. Our resources, both personnel and financial, for maintenance and distribution of clones are very limited. Please request only those clones necessary for your experiments. Because of concurrent research commitments we have been having difficulty answering clone requests as rapidly as we (and you) would like. Please request clones as far in advance of need as possible.

We thank Asgrow Seeds, Mycogen Plant Genetics and Pioneer Hi-Bred International for their generous donations of probes to the maize research community. The cooperation of individuals in making defined-function clones available is equally appreciated.

 

RFLP ACRONYMS IN USE
 

agr    Agrigenetics
asg    Asgrow Seed
ast    Academica Sinica, Taiwan
bcd    barley cDNA, Cornell University
bnl    Brookhaven National Laboratory
cdo    oat leaf cDNA, Cornell University
crc    Carlsberg Research Center
csh    Cold Spring Harbor
csic    Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo, Barcelona
csu    California State University, Hayward
cuny    City University of New York
dnap    DNA Plant Technologie Corp
dup    Dupont
gii    Genetics Institute Inc.
ias    Iowa State University
isc    Ist Sper Cereal
koln    University of Koln
mpik    Max-Planck-Institute, Koln
ncr    North Carolina Raleigh
ncsu    North Carolina State University
niu    Northern Illinois University
npi    Native Plants Incorporated
pge    Plant Gene Expression Center
php    Pioneer Hi-Bred International
psu    Penn State University
rg    rice genomic, Cornell University
rny    Rockefeller University
rpa    Rhone Poulenc
rz    rice cDNA, Cornell University
std    Stanford University
uaz    University of Arizona
ucb    University of California-Berkley
ucla    University of California-Los Angeles
ucr    University of California-Riverside
ucsd    University of California, San Diego
ufg    University of Florida-Gainesville
uiu    University of Illinois-Urbana
umc    University of Missouri-Columbia
umn    University of Minnesota
uox    University of Oxford
uwo    University of Western Ontario
wsu    Washington State University
wusl    Washington University, St. Louis
ynh    Yale University


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