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Table 4 Spectrum of mutations identified in Red Setter populations and their comparison to other organisms

From: A new mutant genetic resource for tomato crop improvement by TILLING technology

Mutation Tomato Red Setter Barley[23] Rice[21]
Type Change 0.7% EMS 1% EMS   
Transition GC/AT 60.0 28.6 70.0 70.0
Transversion GC/TA 6.7 14.3 10.0 4.0
  AT/TA 20.0 14.3 10.0 15.0
  AT/GC 13.3 14.3 10.0 11.0
  AT/CG 0 14.3 0 0
  GC/CG 0 14.3 0 0
Total (%)   100 100 100 100
  1. Distribution of the identified mutations in the different classes of nucleotide changes. In addition to the Red Setter mutant population data, reported as percentage values, the mutation spectrum of barley and rice are also shown.