Genomes and Genes


Run Cai


Affiliation: Shanghai Jiaotong University
Country: China


  1. Zhao J, Pan J, Guan Y, Nie J, Yang J, Qu M, et al. Transcriptome analysis in Cucumis sativus identifies genes involved in multicellular trichome development. Genomics. 2015;105:296-303 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings also serve as a powerful tool to further study the relevant molecular networks, and provide a new perspective for investigating this complex and species-specific developmental process. ..
  2. Zhao J, Wang Y, Yao D, Zhu W, Chen L, He H, et al. Transcriptome profiling of trichome-less reveals genes associated with multicellular trichome development in Cucumis sativus. Mol Genet Genomics. 2015;290:2007-18 pubmed publisher
    ..These results and the tril mutant provide useful tools to study the molecular networks associated with multicellular trichome development. ..
  3. Wang Y, Nie J, Chen H, Guo C, Pan J, He H, et al. Identification and mapping of Tril, a homeodomain-leucine zipper gene involved in multicellular trichome initiation in Cucumis sativus. Theor Appl Genet. 2016;129:305-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Phenotypes of the tril mutant such as glabrous fruits and female flowers at every node could be used in developing new cultivars. ..
  4. Bie B, Sun J, Pan J, He H, Cai R. Ectopic expression of CsCTR1, a cucumber CTR-like gene, attenuates constitutive ethylene signaling in an Arabidopsis ctr1-1 mutant and expression pattern analysis of CsCTR1 in cucumber (Cucumis sativus). Int J Mol Sci. 2014;15:16331-50 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, this study provides a basis for further studies on the role of CTR1 in the biological processes of cucumber and on the molecular mechanism of the cucumber ethylene signaling pathway. ..
  5. Guo C, Yang X, Wang Y, Nie J, Yang Y, Sun J, et al. Identification and mapping of ts (tender spines), a gene involved in soft spine development in Cucumis sativus. Theor Appl Genet. 2018;131:1-12 pubmed publisher
    ..This is firstly reported of a receptor kinase gene regulating the development of multicellular spines/trichomes in plants. The ts allele could accelerate the molecular breeding of cucumber soft spines. ..