M Koornneef

Summary

Affiliation: Wageningen University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Seed dormancy and germination
    Maarten Koornneef
    Laboratory of Genetics, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 5:33-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Sequential steps for developmental arrest in Arabidopsis seeds
    V Raz
    Laboratory of Genetics, Graduate School of Experimental Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Dreijenlaan 2, Netherlands
    Development 128:243-52. 2001
  3. pmc Genetic interactions among late-flowering mutants of Arabidopsis
    M Koornneef
    Laboratory of Genetics, Graduate School Experimental Plant Sciences, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands
    Genetics 148:885-92. 1998
  4. pmc Cell division activity during apical hook development
    V Raz
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Dreijenlaan 2, 6703 HA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 125:219-26. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic dissection of blue-light sensing in tomato using mutants deficient in cryptochrome 1 and phytochromes A, B1 and B2
    J L Weller
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Graduate School for Experimental Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL-6703 BD Wageningen, Netherlands
    Plant J 25:427-40. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint A QTL for flowering time in Arabidopsis reveals a novel allele of CRY2
    S El-Din El-Assal
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Dreijenlaan 2, 6703 HA Wageningen, The Graduate School-Experimental Plant Sciences, The Netherlands
    Nat Genet 29:435-40. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Pleiotropic effects of the Arabidopsis cryptochrome 2 allelic variation underlie fruit trait-related QTL
    S E D el-Assal
    Laboratory of Genetics, Graduate School Experimental Plant Science, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 6:370-4. 2004
  8. pmc The TRANSPARENT TESTA12 gene of Arabidopsis encodes a multidrug secondary transporter-like protein required for flavonoid sequestration in vacuoles of the seed coat endothelium
    I Debeaujon
    Laboratory of Genetics, Graduate School of Experimental Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Dreijenlaan 2, 6703 HA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell 13:853-71. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The genetics of phytate and phosphate accumulation in seeds and leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana, using natural variation
    L Bentsink
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumaan 4, The Netherlands
    Theor Appl Genet 106:1234-43. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The early-flowering mutant efs is involved in the autonomous promotion pathway of Arabidopsis thaliana
    W J Soppe
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Dreijenlaan 2, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Development 126:4763-70. 1999

Collaborators

  • V Raz
  • Leonie Bentsink
  • J L Weller
  • Joost J B Keurentjes
  • Tetsu Kinoshita
  • D DellaPenna
  • Hidetoshi Saze
  • Chris Somerville
  • Carlos Alonso-Blanco
  • Dick Vreugdenhil
  • Mohamed E El-Lithy
  • Emile J M Clerkx
  • Lidiya I Sergeeva
  • Jianjun Zhao
  • Ping Lou
  • Gerda J Ruys
  • Xiaowu Wang
  • Guusje Bonnema
  • Yongxiu Liu
  • Wim J J Soppe
  • Yuki Kinoshita
  • Laura U Gilliland
  • Judith E van de Mortel
  • Mark G M Aarts
  • Jenneke Vonk
  • Sheng Teng
  • Linus H W van der Plas
  • S E D el-Assal
  • Steven P C Groot
  • Salah El-Din El-Assal
  • Cristel Carles
  • S El-Din El-Assal
  • A J Peeters
  • I Debeaujon
  • Jian Wu
  • W J Soppe
  • Yanhua Wang
  • Diaan C L Jamar
  • Xiaofei Song
  • Dunia Pino Del Carpio
  • Tetsuji Kakutani
  • Jung Sun Kim
  • Asuka Miura
  • Mina Jin
  • Shuxing Shen
  • Sean Coughlan
  • Cori Hemming
  • Emiel Ver Loren van Themaat
  • Maria Magallanes-Lundback
  • Andrea Supplee
  • Perry D Moerland
  • Jeroen Kwekkeboom
  • Henk Schat
  • Laia Almar Villanueva
  • Jack J S van Rensen
  • Hans J H A Dassen
  • Gustavo C Rodrigues
  • Jan F H Snel
  • Marcel A K Jansen
  • Sjef Smeekens
  • Hetty Blankestijn-De Vries
  • Elizabeth Vierling
  • C J Hanhart
  • Anton J M Peeters
  • Hetty Blankestijn De Vries
  • Cornelis Wagemaker
  • Manuel Echeverria
  • Michel Delseny
  • Natacha Bies-Etheve
  • Lorette Aspart
  • Karen M Leon-Kloosterziel
  • K M Léon-Kloosterziel

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Seed dormancy and germination
    Maarten Koornneef
    Laboratory of Genetics, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 5:33-6. 2002
    ..These tools preferentially use Arabidopsis thaliana because of the molecular genetic resources available for this species. However, Solanaceae and cereals also provide important models for dormancy research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sequential steps for developmental arrest in Arabidopsis seeds
    V Raz
    Laboratory of Genetics, Graduate School of Experimental Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Dreijenlaan 2, Netherlands
    Development 128:243-52. 2001
    ..Furthermore ectopic cell division occurs in seedlings. Our results indicate that seed dormancy is secured via at least two sequential developmental processes: embryo growth arrest, which is regulated by cell division and embryo dormancy...
  3. pmc Genetic interactions among late-flowering mutants of Arabidopsis
    M Koornneef
    Laboratory of Genetics, Graduate School Experimental Plant Sciences, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands
    Genetics 148:885-92. 1998
    ..The classification of these mutants in different physiological groups is discussed in relation to the detected genetic interactions, and based on these interactions a more detailed model of their role in flowering initiation is proposed...
  4. pmc Cell division activity during apical hook development
    V Raz
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Dreijenlaan 2, 6703 HA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 125:219-26. 2001
    ..Our results emphasize the change in the relative contribution of cell division and cell elongation in a fast growing structure like the apical hook...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic dissection of blue-light sensing in tomato using mutants deficient in cryptochrome 1 and phytochromes A, B1 and B2
    J L Weller
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Graduate School for Experimental Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL-6703 BD Wageningen, Netherlands
    Plant J 25:427-40. 2001
    ..These results provide the first mutant-based characterization of cry1 in a plant species other than Arabidopsis...
  6. ncbi request reprint A QTL for flowering time in Arabidopsis reveals a novel allele of CRY2
    S El-Din El-Assal
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Dreijenlaan 2, 6703 HA Wageningen, The Graduate School-Experimental Plant Sciences, The Netherlands
    Nat Genet 29:435-40. 2001
    ..We show that the unique EDI flowering phenotype results from a single amino-acid substitution that reduces the light-induced downregulation of CRY2 in plants grown under short photoperiods, leading to early flowering...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pleiotropic effects of the Arabidopsis cryptochrome 2 allelic variation underlie fruit trait-related QTL
    S E D el-Assal
    Laboratory of Genetics, Graduate School Experimental Plant Science, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 6:370-4. 2004
    ..Thus, it is shown that transgenic plants carrying different alleles can be a useful tool to attribute QTL for different complex traits to a specific locus, even when the relationship among the traits has not been previously suggested...
  8. pmc The TRANSPARENT TESTA12 gene of Arabidopsis encodes a multidrug secondary transporter-like protein required for flavonoid sequestration in vacuoles of the seed coat endothelium
    I Debeaujon
    Laboratory of Genetics, Graduate School of Experimental Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Dreijenlaan 2, 6703 HA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell 13:853-71. 2001
    ..The phenotype of the mutant and the nature of the gene suggest that TT12 may control the vacuolar sequestration of flavonoids in the seed coat endothelium...
  9. ncbi request reprint The genetics of phytate and phosphate accumulation in seeds and leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana, using natural variation
    L Bentsink
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumaan 4, The Netherlands
    Theor Appl Genet 106:1234-43. 2003
    ..Therefore, we consider the vacuolar membrane ATPase subunit G, located in the region of interest, as the most likely candidate gene for InsP6/Pi...
  10. ncbi request reprint The early-flowering mutant efs is involved in the autonomous promotion pathway of Arabidopsis thaliana
    W J Soppe
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Dreijenlaan 2, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Development 126:4763-70. 1999
    ..By comparing the length of the juvenile and adult phases of vegetative growth for wild-type, efs and the double mutant plants, it is apparent that efs mainly reduces the length of the adult phase...
  11. pmc Quantitative trait locus analysis of growth-related traits in a new Arabidopsis recombinant inbred population
    Mohamed E El-Lithy
    Laboratory of Genetics, Plant Science Department, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 135:444-58. 2004
    ..This study shows that Arabidopsis can successfully be used to study the genetic basis of complex traits like plant growth rate...
  12. pmc Cloning of DOG1, a quantitative trait locus controlling seed dormancy in Arabidopsis
    Leonie Bentsink
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:17042-7. 2006
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  13. pmc Large expression differences in genes for iron and zinc homeostasis, stress response, and lignin biosynthesis distinguish roots of Arabidopsis thaliana and the related metal hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens
    Judith E van de Mortel
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 142:1127-47. 2006
    ..The high expression of lignin biosynthesis genes corresponds to the deposition of lignin in the endodermis, of which there are two layers in T. caerulescens roots and only one in A. thaliana...
  14. pmc Analysis of natural allelic variation of Arabidopsis seed germination and seed longevity traits between the accessions Landsberg erecta and Shakdara, using a new recombinant inbred line population
    Emile J M Clerkx
    Graduate School of Experimental Plant Science and Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 135:432-43. 2004
    ..For all traits one or more QTLs were identified, with some QTLs for different traits colocating. The relevance of colocation for mechanisms underlying the various traits is discussed...
  15. pmc Analysis of natural allelic variation at seed dormancy loci of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Carlos Alonso-Blanco
    Laboratory of Genetics, Graduate School of Experimental Plant Science, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Genetics 164:711-29. 2003
    ..The role of the Ler/Cvi allelic variation in affecting dormancy is discussed in the context of current knowledge of Arabidopsis germination...
  16. pmc The absence of histone H2B monoubiquitination in the Arabidopsis hub1 (rdo4) mutant reveals a role for chromatin remodeling in seed dormancy
    Yongxiu Liu
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, 50829 Cologne, Germany
    Plant Cell 19:433-44. 2007
    ..The hub1 mutant showed altered expression levels for several dormancy-related genes. We propose a role for chromatin remodeling in seed dormancy by H2B monoubiquitination through HUB1 and HUB2...
  17. ncbi request reprint Quantitative trait loci for flowering time and morphological traits in multiple populations of Brassica rapa
    Ping Lou
    Laboratory of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 1, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Exp Bot 58:4005-16. 2007
    ..One major QTL, controlling turnip formation, was also mapped at this locus. The genes that may underly this QTL and comparative analyses between the four populations and with Arabidopsis thaliana are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Regulation of Arabidopsis thaliana Em genes: role of ABI5
    Cristel Carles
    Laboratoire Génome et Développement des Plantes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 5096, Universite de Perpignan, 52, Avenue de Villeneuve, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France
    Plant J 30:373-83. 2002
    ..Among the ABRE-type sequences selected on both Em promoters, the G-box type AGACACGTGGCATGT element of the AtEm6 promoter shows the strongest binding by EMSA quantification...
  19. pmc Regulatory network construction in Arabidopsis by using genome-wide gene expression quantitative trait loci
    Joost J B Keurentjes
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:1708-13. 2007
    ..Results that revealed clusters of coregulated genes and their most likely regulators were in agreement with published data, and unknown relationships could be predicted...
  20. ncbi request reprint The genetics of plant metabolism
    Joost J B Keurentjes
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Nat Genet 38:842-9. 2006
    ..More than one-third of the signals were not detected in either parent, indicating the large potential for modification of metabolic composition through classical breeding...
  21. doi request reprint Quantitative trait loci analysis of phytate and phosphate concentrations in seeds and leaves of Brassica rapa
    Jianjun Zhao
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell Environ 31:887-900. 2008
    ..For other QTL, the allelic effect was opposite for phosphate and phytate, suggesting that these QTL are specific for the phytate pathway...
  22. pmc Genetic basis for natural variation in seed vitamin E levels in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Laura U Gilliland
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:18834-41. 2006
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  23. ncbi request reprint Control of FWA gene silencing in Arabidopsis thaliana by SINE-related direct repeats
    Yuki Kinoshita
    Department of Integrated Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Yata 1111, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan
    Plant J 49:38-45. 2007
    ..The results indicate that methylation of the direct repeats, which presumably originated from a short interspersed nuclear element (SINE), is sufficient to induce proper epigenetic control of the FWA gene...
  24. pmc Development of a near-isogenic line population of Arabidopsis thaliana and comparison of mapping power with a recombinant inbred line population
    Joost J B Keurentjes
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, NL 6703 BD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Genetics 175:891-905. 2007
    ..These analyses are expected to facilitate experimental design for QTL mapping using these two common types of segregating populations...
  25. ncbi request reprint QTL analysis
    Carlos Alonso-Blanco
    Departamento de Biotecnologia, Instituto Nacional de Investigacion y Tecnologia Agraria y Alimentaria INIA, Centro Nacional de Biotecnología CNB, CSIC, Cantoblanco, Madrid, Spain
    Methods Mol Biol 323:79-99. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis
    Maarten Koornneef
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Methods Mol Biol 323:65-77. 2006
    ....
  27. pmc Vacuolar invertase regulates elongation of Arabidopsis thaliana roots as revealed by QTL and mutant analysis
    Lidiya I Sergeeva
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:2994-9. 2006
    ..Thus, we show the power of QTL analysis, combined for morphological and biochemical traits, followed by fine-mapping and mutant analysis, in unraveling the function of genes and their role in growth and development...
  28. ncbi request reprint A fortunate choice: the history of Arabidopsis as a model plant
    Chris Somerville
    Carnegie Institution, 260 Panama Street, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 3:883-9. 2002
    ..Here, we review some of the key events that led to the uptake of Arabidopsis as a model plant and to the growth of the Arabidopsis community...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cytogenetic tools for Arabidopsis thaliana
    Maarten Koornneef
    Wageningen University, Laboratory of Genetics, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Chromosome Res 11:183-94. 2003
    ..All these achievements are probably only the very first steps in a promising new era in plant cytogenetics and chromatin research yet to come...
  30. pmc Characterization of green seed, an enhancer of abi3-1 in Arabidopsis that affects seed longevity
    Emile J M Clerkx
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 132:1077-84. 2003
    ..During seed maturation, ABI3 regulates several processes: acquiring dormancy and long-term storability and loss of chlorophyll. Our results indicate that GRS is a common regulator in the latter two but not of dormancy/germination...
  31. pmc The role of cryptochrome 2 in flowering in Arabidopsis
    Salah El-Din El-Assal
    Laboratories of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 133:1504-16. 2003
    ..These results indicate an interaction between the photoperiod and the FLC-dependent pathways upstream to the common downstream targets of both pathways, SOC1 and FT...
  32. pmc Histochemical analysis reveals organ-specific quantitative trait loci for enzyme activities in Arabidopsis
    Lidiya I Sergeeva
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Graduate School Experimental Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 134:237-45. 2004
    ..Some of this type of loci were also organ specific. It is concluded that QTL analysis based on histochemical data is feasible and may reveal organ-specific loci involved in the regulation of metabolic pathways...
  33. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring genetic variation in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Maarten Koornneef
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 55:141-72. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Altered photosynthetic performance of a natural Arabidopsis accession is associated with atrazine resistance
    Mohamed E El-Lithy
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Exp Bot 56:1625-34. 2005
    ..It was concluded that the photosynthetic yield is highly conserved and that only severe selection pressure results in marked variations in photosynthetic performance...
  35. ncbi request reprint From phenotypic to molecular polymorphisms involved in naturally occurring variation of plant development
    Carlos Alonso-Blanco
    Departamento de Genética Molecular de Plantas, Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Dev Biol 49:717-32. 2005
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  36. pmc Genetic and molecular analyses of natural variation indicate CBF2 as a candidate gene for underlying a freezing tolerance quantitative trait locus in Arabidopsis
    Carlos Alonso-Blanco
    Departamento de Genética Molecular de Plantas, Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    Plant Physiol 139:1304-12. 2005
    ..Genetic complementation of FTQ4-Cvi plants with a CBF2-Ler transgene suggests that such CBF2 allelic variation is the cause of CBF2 misexpression and the molecular basis of FTQ4...
  37. pmc Sucrose-specific induction of anthocyanin biosynthesis in Arabidopsis requires the MYB75/PAP1 gene
    Sheng Teng
    Department of Molecular Plant Physiology, Utrecht University, 3584 CH Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 139:1840-52. 2005
    ..Sequence analysis showed that the Cvi and C24 accessions harbor mutations both inside and downstream of the DNA-binding domain of the MYB75/PAP1 protein, which most likely result in loss of activity...
  38. doi request reprint Quantitative genetics in the age of omics
    Joost J B Keurentjes
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, NL 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:123-8. 2008
    ..The progress made in analytical and statistical techniques now allows the construction of regulatory networks that integrate the different levels of the biological information flow from gene-to-function...