Maria Beatrice Bitonti

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calabria
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc In Posidonia oceanica cadmium induces changes in DNA methylation and chromatin patterning
    Maria Greco
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Laboratory of Plant Cyto physiology, Ponte Pietro Bucci, I 87036 Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    J Exp Bot 63:695-709. 2012
  2. pmc Perturbation of cytokinin and ethylene-signalling pathways explain the strong rooting phenotype exhibited by Arabidopsis expressing the Schizosaccharomyces pombe mitotic inducer, cdc25
    Natasha D Spadafora
    School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AT, UK
    BMC Plant Biol 12:45. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Distinct nuclear organization, DNA methylation pattern and cytokinin distribution mark juvenile, juvenile-like and adult vegetative apical meristems in peach (Prunus persica (L.) Batsch)
    Maria Beatrice Bitonti
    Dipartimento di Ecologia, Universita della Calabria, I 87030 Arcavacata di Rende, CS, Italy
    J Exp Bot 53:1047-54. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Zeatin accumulation and misexpression of a class I knox gene are intimately linked in the epiphyllous response of the interspecific hybrid EMB-2 (Helianthus annuus x H. tuberosus)
    Adriana Chiappetta
    Dipartimento di Ecologia, Universita della Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, 87030 Cosenza, Italy
    Planta 223:917-31. 2006
  5. pmc Differential spatial expression of A- and B-type CDKs, and distribution of auxins and cytokinins in the open transverse root apical meristem of Cucurbita maxima
    Adriana Chiappetta
    Dipartimento di Ecologia, Universita della Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Ann Bot 107:1223-34. 2011
  6. pmc Cytological investigations of the Arabidopsis thaliana elo1 mutant give new insights into leaf lateral growth and Elongator function
    Andrea Falcone
    Universita della Calabria, Dipartimento di Ecologia, Via ponte P Bucci, Cubo 6B, I 87036, Arcavacata di Rende, CS, Italia
    Ann Bot 100:261-70. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Expression pattern of a type-2 metallothionein gene in a wild population of the psammophyte Silene nicaeensis
    Radiana Cozza
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, 87030 Arcavacata di Rende Cs, Italy
    Protoplasma 250:381-9. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Developmental stimuli and stress factors affect expression of ClGLP1, an emerging allergen-related gene in Citrus limon
    Leonardo Bruno
    Universita della Calabria, Dipartimento di Ecologia, Biologia e Scienze della Terra Di B E S T, Via P Bucci, I 87036 Arcavacata di Rende, CS, Italy Electronic address
    Plant Physiol Biochem 79:31-40. 2014
  9. pmc In vitro culture conditions and OeARF and OeH3 expressions modulate adventitious root formation from oleaster (Olea europaea L. subsp. europaea var. sylvestris) cuttings
    Adriana Chiappetta
    Department DiBEST, University of Calabria, Ponte P Bucci, Arcavacata di Rende, 87036 Cosenza, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 2014:974086. 2014
  10. pmc A Simple and Effective Method for High Quality Co-Extraction of Genomic DNA and Total RNA from Low Biomass Ectocarpus siliculosus, the Model Brown Alga
    Maria Greco
    Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences, Laboratory of Plant Cyto physiology, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende Cosenza, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e96470. 2014

Collaborators

  • Radiana Cozza
  • Mariangela Salvini
  • Hilary J Rogers
  • Dennis Francis
  • Claudio Pugliesi
  • Donato Giannino
  • Andrea Falcone
  • Adriana Chiappetta
  • Leonardo Bruno
  • Maria Greco
  • Natasha D Spadafora
  • Giulio Testone
  • Paolo Facella
  • Rosalia Liso
  • Natasha Damiana Spadafora
  • Domenico Iaria
  • Cinzia Gagliardi
  • Murray T Brown
  • Claudio A Sáez
  • David Parfitt
  • Angela Marchbank
  • Sherong Li
  • Els Prinsen
  • John Doonan
  • Vicky Buchanan-Wollaston
  • Robert J Herbert
  • Rhys Vaughan
  • Diego Albani
  • Jeroen Nieuwland
  • Amelia Salimonti
  • Antonella Muto
  • Jessica Jones
  • Alessandro Bruno
  • Andrea Tartarini
  • Domenico Mariotti
  • Giovanni Mele
  • Anna Maria Innocenti
  • Laura Spano
  • Emiliano Condello
  • Gaetano Perrotta
  • Loredana Lopez
  • Abdelkrim Azmi
  • Maria Petrarulo
  • Marco Fambrini
  • Giovanni Giuliano
  • Harry Van Onckelen
  • Vania Michelotti
  • Oreste Arrigoni
  • Mario C De Tullio
  • Paola Bonfante
  • Samantha Ciraci
  • Raffaella Balestrini
  • Nicoletta La Rocca

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc In Posidonia oceanica cadmium induces changes in DNA methylation and chromatin patterning
    Maria Greco
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Laboratory of Plant Cyto physiology, Ponte Pietro Bucci, I 87036 Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    J Exp Bot 63:695-709. 2012
    ..Such changes are linked to nuclear chromatin reconfiguration likely to establish a new balance of expressed/repressed chromatin. Overall, the data show an epigenetic basis to the mechanism underlying Cd toxicity in plants...
  2. pmc Perturbation of cytokinin and ethylene-signalling pathways explain the strong rooting phenotype exhibited by Arabidopsis expressing the Schizosaccharomyces pombe mitotic inducer, cdc25
    Natasha D Spadafora
    School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AT, UK
    BMC Plant Biol 12:45. 2012
    ..Here we show, for the first time, that alterations to cytokinin and ethylene signaling explain the rooting phenotype elicited by Spcdc25 expression in Arabidopsis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Distinct nuclear organization, DNA methylation pattern and cytokinin distribution mark juvenile, juvenile-like and adult vegetative apical meristems in peach (Prunus persica (L.) Batsch)
    Maria Beatrice Bitonti
    Dipartimento di Ecologia, Universita della Calabria, I 87030 Arcavacata di Rende, CS, Italy
    J Exp Bot 53:1047-54. 2002
    ..The extent to which the acquisition of a strongly zonated pattern of these parameters as markers of floral competence in adult SAMs is discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Zeatin accumulation and misexpression of a class I knox gene are intimately linked in the epiphyllous response of the interspecific hybrid EMB-2 (Helianthus annuus x H. tuberosus)
    Adriana Chiappetta
    Dipartimento di Ecologia, Universita della Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, 87030 Cosenza, Italy
    Planta 223:917-31. 2006
    ..These results clearly indicate that localized cytokinin accumulation and ectopic expression of HtKNOT1 are closely linked in the epiphylly of EMB-2 plants...
  5. pmc Differential spatial expression of A- and B-type CDKs, and distribution of auxins and cytokinins in the open transverse root apical meristem of Cucurbita maxima
    Adriana Chiappetta
    Dipartimento di Ecologia, Universita della Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Ann Bot 107:1223-34. 2011
    ..Here spatial expression/localization of an A-type and B-type CDK, auxin and cytokinins are reported in relation to the hitherto unexplored anatomy of RAMs of Cucurbita maxima...
  6. pmc Cytological investigations of the Arabidopsis thaliana elo1 mutant give new insights into leaf lateral growth and Elongator function
    Andrea Falcone
    Universita della Calabria, Dipartimento di Ecologia, Via ponte P Bucci, Cubo 6B, I 87036, Arcavacata di Rende, CS, Italia
    Ann Bot 100:261-70. 2007
    ..Relative expression levels of three sucrose metabolism/transport-related genes were also investigated. The aim was to determine the physiological basis of leaf morphology in this mutant, by investigating the modulatory role of sucrose...
  7. doi request reprint Expression pattern of a type-2 metallothionein gene in a wild population of the psammophyte Silene nicaeensis
    Radiana Cozza
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, 87030 Arcavacata di Rende Cs, Italy
    Protoplasma 250:381-9. 2013
    ..Moreover, an increase of SnMT2 was observed in the root of plants collected from area with higher MPI. The putative role of SnMT2 in metal tolerance is discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Developmental stimuli and stress factors affect expression of ClGLP1, an emerging allergen-related gene in Citrus limon
    Leonardo Bruno
    Universita della Calabria, Dipartimento di Ecologia, Biologia e Scienze della Terra Di B E S T, Via P Bucci, I 87036 Arcavacata di Rende, CS, Italy Electronic address
    Plant Physiol Biochem 79:31-40. 2014
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  9. pmc In vitro culture conditions and OeARF and OeH3 expressions modulate adventitious root formation from oleaster (Olea europaea L. subsp. europaea var. sylvestris) cuttings
    Adriana Chiappetta
    Department DiBEST, University of Calabria, Ponte P Bucci, Arcavacata di Rende, 87036 Cosenza, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 2014:974086. 2014
    ..The obtained results suggest that the selected genes, as markers of the induction phase, could be very useful for setting up efficient culture conditions along the rooting process, thus increasing micropropagation efficiency. ..
  10. pmc A Simple and Effective Method for High Quality Co-Extraction of Genomic DNA and Total RNA from Low Biomass Ectocarpus siliculosus, the Model Brown Alga
    Maria Greco
    Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences, Laboratory of Plant Cyto physiology, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende Cosenza, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e96470. 2014
    ..Co-isolation of DNA/RNA from different strains indicates that this method is likely to have wider applications for intra- and inter-specific studies on other brown algae. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint The gene geranylgeranyl reductase of peach (Prunus persica [L.] Batsch) is regulated during leaf development and responds differentially to distinct stress factors
    Donato Giannino
    Institute of Biology and Agricultural Biotechnology Section of Rome, National Research Council of Italy CNR, Via Salaria Km 29, 300, I 00016, Monterotondo Scalo, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Bot 55:2063-73. 2004
    ..These data suggest that PpCHL P expression was regulated by photosynthetic activity and was possibly involved in the defence response...
  12. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of a maintenance DNA-methyltransferase gene from peach (Prunus persica [L.] Batsch): transcript localization in vegetative and reproductive meristems of triple buds
    Donato Giannino
    Institute of Plant Protection, Section of Bari, National Research Council of Italy CNR, Via Amendola 165 A, I 70126 Bari, Italy
    J Exp Bot 54:2623-33. 2003
    ..The PpMETI transcript was also monitored during organ flower formation. Altogether, these data suggest a relationship between DNA replication and PpMETI gene expression...
  13. doi request reprint Peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] KNOPE1, a class 1 KNOX orthologue to Arabidopsis BREVIPEDICELLUS/KNAT1, is misexpressed during hyperplasia of leaf curl disease
    Giulio Testone
    Institute of Biology and Agricultural Biotechnology, National Research Council of Italy CNR, Via Salaria Km 29, 300, 00015 Monterotondo Scalo, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Bot 59:389-402. 2008
    ..These results suggest that KNOPE1 misexpression and de novo zeatin synthesis of host origin might participate in hyperplasia of leaf curl disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint CRY-DASH gene expression is under the control of the circadian clock machinery in tomato
    Paolo Facella
    ENEA, Trisaia Research Center, S S 106 Jonica, 75026 Rotondella Mt, Italy
    FEBS Lett 580:4618-24. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Localization of ascorbic acid, ascorbic acid oxidase, and glutathione in roots of Cucurbita maxima L
    Rosalia Liso
    Dipartimento di Biologia e Patologia Vegetale, Universita di Bari, Via E Orabona 4, I 70125 Bari, Italia
    J Exp Bot 55:2589-97. 2004
    ..The different pattern of distribution of ASC in different tissues and cell compartments reflects its possible role in cell metabolism and root morphogenesis...