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Table 3 Expression profiles of unigenes that potentially suppress the expression of anthocyanin biosynthesis genes

From: RNA-seq-based evaluation of bicolor tepal pigmentation in Asiatic hybrid lilies (Lilium spp.)

Unigene Homologous gene in lilies Homologous genes in other species Putative function Reference Expression profilea
c10735_g1 LhMYB3 AtMYB4, FaMYB1, Am308, Am330 Subgroup 4 R2R3-MYB that inhibits anthocyanin or lignin biosyntheses [54, 55] Higher in upper tepals at St 3 and 4
c25442_g1 LhMYB8 AtMYB4, FaMYB1, Am308, Am330 Subgroup 4 R2R3-MYB that inhibits anthocyanin or lignin biosyntheses [54, 55] Similar between the two tepal parts
c25442_g2   AtMYB4, FaMYB1, Am308, Am330 Subgroup 4 R2R3-MYB that inhibits anthocyanin or lignin biosyntheses [54, 55] Similar between the two tepal parts
c24227_g1   AtMYBL2 R3-MYB that suppresses anthocyanin biosynthesis [35] Higher in upper tepals at St 4
c24227_g2   AtMYBL2 R3-MYB that suppresses anthocyanin biosynthesis [35] Higher in upper tepals at St 3 and 4
c18278_g2   AtCAPRICE, PhMYBx R3-MYB that suppresses anthocyanin biosynthesis [17, 36] Higher in tepal bases at St 5
c36339_g1   AtSPL9, AtSPL15 SPL9 and 15 directly prevent the expression of anthocyanin biosynthetic genes by destabilizing MBW complexes [62] Similar between the two tepal parts
  1. aExpression during floral development is shown in Additional file 1: Figure S4