Augustine S, Cherian A, Syamaladevi D, Subramonian N. Erianthus arundinaceus HSP70 (EaHSP70) Acts as a Key Regulator in the Formation of Anisotropic Interdigitation in Sugarcane (Saccharum spp. hybrid) in Response to Drought Stress. Plant Cell Physiol. 2015;56:2368-80 pubmed publisher
..The possible biological significance of the formation of drought-associated interlocking marginal lobes (DaIMLs) in sugarcane plants upon drought stress is discussed. ..
Chakravarthi M, Syamaladevi D, Harunipriya P, Augustine S, Subramonian N. A novel PR10 promoter from Erianthus arundinaceus directs high constitutive transgene expression and is enhanced upon wounding in heterologous plant systems. Mol Biol Rep. 2016;43:17-30 pubmed publisher
..This is the first report on the isolation and characterization of a PR10 promoter from a wild grass and is expected to have application for development of transgenic plants. ..
Augustine S, Narayan J, Syamaladevi D, Appunu C, Chakravarthi M, Ravichandran V, et al
. Erianthus arundinaceus HSP70 (EaHSP70) overexpression increases drought and salinity tolerance in sugarcane (Saccharum spp. hybrid). Plant Sci. 2015;232:23-34 pubmed publisher
..Our results suggest that EaHSP70 plays an important role in sugarcane acclimation to drought and salinity stresses and its potential for genetic engineering of sugarcane for drought and salt tolerance. ..