Table 2 Gene candidates identified in GWAS and differential expression analysis
TraitCandidate GeneUpregulated in bulliform ontogenic zone?Maize Gene NameArabidopsis Gene Name
Column NumberZm00001d051057YESASHR3ASH1-RELATED 3
Column WidthZm00001d019696YESCYCLIN10CYCD3;2
Column WidthZm00001d019677YESNAVIER F-BOX PROTEIN 1
Column WidthZm00001d019688YESNADEFECTIVE IN MERISTEM SILENCING 5
Column WidthZm00001d019681YESCYCLIN-L1-1ARGININE-RICH CYCLIN 1 CYTOCHROME OXIDASE
Column NumberZm00001d051055NOCYTOCHROME C OXIDASE POLYPEPTIDECYTOCHROME OXIDASE
Column NumberZm00001d051062NOGRPE PROTEIN HOMOLOGCHLOROPLAST GRPE 1
Column NumberZm00001d051063NOPHOSPHATIDYL-N-METHYLETHANOLAMINE N-METHYLTRANSFERASEARABIDOPSIS PHOSPHOLIPID N-METHYLTRANSFERASE
Column NumberZm00001d051061NOENHANCER OF RUDIMENTARY HOMOLOGARABIDOPSIS THALIANA ENHANCER OF RUDIMENTARY HOMOLOG
Column NumberZm00001d051065NONUCLEAR CAP-BINDING PROTEIN SUBUNIT 2CAP-BINDING PROTEIN 20