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NASC ID: N3815

Name: crabs claw

ABRC stock number: CS3815

Description: Form, flowering

Donation Date: 2001-04-13

Donated by:  Monash University David Smyth
University of California, Davis John Bowman

Stock type: individual line

Material type: seed

Status Price (£)
Available £11.00

Germplasm Info

Seed type: Mutant

Mutagen: gamma rays

Background: Ler (Landsberg erecta)

Associated Polymorphisms

When available, select a locus to display it at the AIP or view the EMBL record at the EBI.

Gene: Allele: Locus: AGI code:
  • crc-2
  • CRC


weak allele; lacks nectaries; gynoecium is wider and shorter throughout development, it sometimes fails to fuse at the apex, ovule reduced in number; nearly normal style growth; slight loss in flower meristem determinacy (occasionally consists of three carpels); siliques are broader laterally and closer to the wt length; encodes a protein with zinc finger and helix-loop-helix domains; backcrossed 5 times


Alvarez, J. & Smyth, D.R. 1999. CRABS CLAW and SPATULA, two genes that control carpel development in parallel with AGAMOUS. Development 126(11):2377-2386.PubMed ID: 10225997.