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Basic Information
CGSNL Gene Symbol MEL1
Gene Symbol Synonym mel1, OsMEL1, MEAL1, OsMEAL1, OsAGO5c
Allele mel1
Chromosome No. 3
Explanation Argonaute (AGO) family protein. Q851R2. PO:0020047; microsporocyte ; PO:0006015; female archesporial cell ; PO:0009049; inflorescence ; PO:0006442; anther (sensu Poaceae) ; PO:0006014; male archesporial cell ; PO:0006444; microsporangium (sensu Poaceae) ; PO:0006463; megasporocyte (sensu Poaceae) ; PO:0000018; ovule primordium. GRO:0007157; panicle development. a germline-specific Argonaute protein.
Trait Class Reproductive organ - Pollination, fertilization, fertility - Male sterility
Reproductive organ - Pollination, fertilization, fertility - Meiosis
cDNA Accession No. AB297928
MSU ID LOC_Os03g58600.1
RAP ID Os03g0800200
Links Oryzabase Chromosome View ( IRGSP 1.0 / Build5 )
RAP-DB ( IRGSP 1.0 / Build5 )
Related IDs List ( IRGSP 1.0 / Build5 )
INSD Accession List
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Link to INSD Accession List
Link map Classical linkage map
Somashekar H., Mimura M., Tsuda K., Nonomura K.I.
Plant Physiol. 2022   
Rice GLUCAN SYNTHASE-LIKE5 promotes anther callose deposition to maintain meiosis initiation and progression.
Yang H., Li Y., Cao Y., Shi W., Xie E., Mu N., Du G., Shen Y., Tang D., Cheng Z.
Nat Commun 2022  13(1)  485
Nitrogen nutrition contributes to plant fertility by affecting meiosis initiation.
Lian J.P., Yang Y.W., He R.R., Yang L., Zhou Y.F., Lei M.Q., Zhang Z., Huang J.H., Cheng Y., Liu Y.W., Zhang Y.C., Chen Y.Q.
Plant Cell 2021   
Ubiquitin-dependent Argonaute protein MEL1 degradation is essential for rice sporogenesis and phasiRNA target regulation.
Araki S., Le N.T., Koizumi K., Villar-Briones A., Nonomura K.I., Endo M., Inoue H., Saze H., Komiya R.
Nat Commun 2020  11(1)  3115
miR2118-dependent U-rich phasiRNA production in rice anther wall development.
Ren L., Tang D., Zhao T., Zhang F., Liu C., Xue Z., Shi W., Du G., Shen Y., Li Y., Cheng Z.
New Phytol. 2018  218(2)  789-803
OsSPL regulates meiotic fate acquisition in rice.
Wu J., Chen L., Shahid M.Q., Chen M., Dong Q., Li J., Xu X., Liu X.
Rice (N Y) 2017  10(1)  49
Pervasive interactions of Sa and Sb loci cause high pollen sterility and abrupt changes in gene expression during meiosis that could be overcome by double neutral genes in autotetraploid rice.
Fei Q., Yang L., Liang W., Zhang D., Meyers B.C.
J. Exp. Bot. 2016  67(21)  6037-6049
Dynamic changes of small RNAs in rice spikelet development reveal specialized reproductive phasiRNA pathways.
Ta K.N., Sabot F., Adam H., Vigouroux Y., De Mita S., Ghesquière A., Do N.V., Gantet P., Jouannic S.
Rice (N Y) 2016  9(1)  10
miR2118-triggered phased siRNAs are differentially expressed during the panicle development of wild and domesticated African rice species.
Komiya R., Ohyanagi H., Niihama M., Watanabe T., Nakano M., Kurata N., Nonomura K.I.
Plant J. 2014  78(3)  385-97
Rice germline-specific Argonaute MEL1 protein binds to phasiRNAs generated from more than 700 lincRNAs.
Yi J., Kim S.R., Lee D.Y., Moon S., Lee Y.S., Jung K.H., Hwang I., An G.
Plant J. 2012  70(2)  256-70
The rice gene, DEFECTIVE TAPETUM AND MEIOCYTES 1 (DTM1), is required for early tapetum development and meiosis.
Hong L., Tang D., Zhu K., Wang K., Li M., Cheng Z.
Plant Cell 2012  24(2)  577-88
Somatic and reproductive cell development in rice anther is regulated by a putative glutaredoxin.
Deveshwar P., Bovill W.D., Sharma R., Able J.A., Kapoor S.
BMC Plant Biol. 2011  11  78
Analysis of anther transcriptomes to identify genes contributing to meiosis and male gametophyte development in rice.
Tang X., Zhang Z.-Y., Zhang W.-J., Zhao X.-M., Li X., Zhang D., Liu Q.-Q., Tang W.-H.
Plant Physiol. 2010  154(4)  1855-1870
Global gene profiling of laser-captured pollen mother cells indicates molecular pathways and gene subfamilies involved in rice meiosis.
Nonomura K, Morohoshi A, Nakano M, Eiguchi M, Miyao A, Hirochika H, Kurata N.
Plant Cell 2007  19(8)  2583-94
A germ cell specific gene of the ARGONAUTE family is essential for the progression of premeiotic mitosis and meiosis during sporogenesis in rice.
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DB Reference
Gramene ID GR:0080042
Gene Ontology siRNA binding( GO:0035197 )
histone H3-K9 demethylation( GO:0033169 )
megagametogenesis( GO:0009561 )
nucleic acid binding( GO:0003676 )
pollen maturation( GO:0010152 )
pollen development( GO:0009555 )
plant-type spore development( GO:0048236 )
positive regulation of meiosis( GO:0045836 )
nucleolus( GO:0005730 )
nucleolus organizer region( GO:0005731 )
cytoplasm( GO:0005737 )
gene silencing by RNA( GO:0031047 )
microgametogenesis( GO:0055046 )
mitochondrion( GO:0005739 )
male meiosis( GO:0007140 )
female meiosis( GO:0007143 )
RNA processing( GO:0006396 )
germ cell development( GO:0007281 )
Trait Ontology female sterility( TO:0000358 )
pollen sterility( TO:0000053 )
male sterility( TO:0000437 )
spikelet sterility( TO:0000436 )
sporogenesis( TO:0000727 )
meiotic cell cycle trait( TO:0000729 )
aborted at pollen maturity stage( TO:0000353 )
Plant Ontology ovule primordium( PO:0000018 )
male archesporial cell( PO:0006014 )
female archesporial cell( PO:0006015 )
anther( PO:0009066 )
pollen sac( PO:0025277 )
megasporocyte( PO:0000431 )
inflorescence( PO:0009049 )
microsporocyte( PO:0020047 )
floral organ differentiation stage( PO:0007600 )
pollen development stage( PO:0001007 )
L mature pollen stage( PO:0001016 )
Related Strains
Sterile Seed Strain 1
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Last updated
Mar 14, 2023