R M Amasino

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Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Two FLX family members are non-redundantly required to establish the vernalization requirement in Arabidopsis
    Joohyun Lee
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 433 Babcock Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Nat Commun 4:2186. 2013
  2. pmc Nitrogen recycling and flowering time in perennial bioenergy crops
    Christopher Schwartz
    Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison Madison, WI, USA
    Front Plant Sci 4:76. 2013
  3. pmc FLOWERING LOCUS C-dependent and -independent regulation of the circadian clock by the autonomous and vernalization pathways
    Neeraj Salathia
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Plant Biol 6:10. 2006
  4. pmc A physical map of Brassica oleracea shows complexity of chromosomal changes following recursive paleopolyploidizations
    Xiyin Wang
    Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, USA
    BMC Genomics 12:470. 2011
  5. pmc Floral induction and monocarpic versus polycarpic life histories
    Richard Amasino
    Department of Biocemistry, University of Wisconsin, Babcock Drive, Madison, WI 53706 1544, USA
    Genome Biol 10:228. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Vernalization and flowering time
    Richard M Amasino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 433 Babcock Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 16:154-8. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Seasonal and developmental timing of flowering
    Richard Amasino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Plant J 61:1001-13. 2010
  8. pmc Vernalization, competence, and the epigenetic memory of winter
    Richard Amasino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706 1544, USA
    Plant Cell 16:2553-9. 2004
  9. pmc 1955: kinetin arrives: the 50th anniversary of a new plant hormone
    Richard Amasino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Plant Physiol 138:1177-84. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Control of flowering time in plants
    R M Amasino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 420 Henry Mall, Madison, 53706 1569, USA
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 6:480-7. 1996

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Publications61

  1. pmc Two FLX family members are non-redundantly required to establish the vernalization requirement in Arabidopsis
    Joohyun Lee
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 433 Babcock Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Nat Commun 4:2186. 2013
    ..FLL4 may represent a new member of a FRI-containing complex that activates FLC. ..
  2. pmc Nitrogen recycling and flowering time in perennial bioenergy crops
    Christopher Schwartz
    Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin Madison Madison, WI, USA
    Front Plant Sci 4:76. 2013
    ..Increasing biomass yield per unit of nitrogen by maximizing recycling might mean the difference for profitability of a biofuel crop and has the added benefit of minimizing negative environmental effects from agriculture...
  3. pmc FLOWERING LOCUS C-dependent and -independent regulation of the circadian clock by the autonomous and vernalization pathways
    Neeraj Salathia
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Plant Biol 6:10. 2006
    ..Its activity is regulated by many regulatory genes in the "autonomous" and vernalization-dependent flowering pathways. We tested whether these same pathways affect the circadian system...
  4. pmc A physical map of Brassica oleracea shows complexity of chromosomal changes following recursive paleopolyploidizations
    Xiyin Wang
    Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, USA
    BMC Genomics 12:470. 2011
    ..Evolution of the Brassica species has been recursively affected by polyploidy events, and comparison to their relative, Arabidopsis thaliana, provides means to explore their genomic complexity...
  5. pmc Floral induction and monocarpic versus polycarpic life histories
    Richard Amasino
    Department of Biocemistry, University of Wisconsin, Babcock Drive, Madison, WI 53706 1544, USA
    Genome Biol 10:228. 2009
    ..Recent work in Arabis alpina, a perennial relative of Arabidopsis, has uncovered subtle differences in control of a gene that represses flowering which contributes to the polycarpic habit...
  6. ncbi request reprint Vernalization and flowering time
    Richard M Amasino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 433 Babcock Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 16:154-8. 2005
    ..This epigenetic silencing results from the modification of the chromatin of flowering repressors...
  7. doi request reprint Seasonal and developmental timing of flowering
    Richard Amasino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Plant J 61:1001-13. 2010
    ..Arabidopsis research has contributed greatly to understanding these systems at a molecular level...
  8. pmc Vernalization, competence, and the epigenetic memory of winter
    Richard Amasino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706 1544, USA
    Plant Cell 16:2553-9. 2004
  9. pmc 1955: kinetin arrives: the 50th anniversary of a new plant hormone
    Richard Amasino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Plant Physiol 138:1177-84. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Control of flowering time in plants
    R M Amasino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 420 Henry Mall, Madison, 53706 1569, USA
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 6:480-7. 1996
    ..Several genes that regulate flowering time have been molecularly identified and the effects of altered expression of these genes have contributed greatly to understanding their role in flowering...
  11. ncbi request reprint Identification of a MADS-box gene, FLOWERING LOCUS M, that represses flowering
    K C Scortecci
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, 433 Babcock Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1544, USA
    Plant J 26:229-36. 2001
    ..FLM overexpression produces late-flowering plants. Thus FLM acts as an inhibitor of flowering. FLM is expressed in areas of cell division such as root and shoot apical regions and leaf primordia...
  12. pmc Loss of FLOWERING LOCUS C activity eliminates the late-flowering phenotype of FRIGIDA and autonomous pathway mutations but not responsiveness to vernalization
    S D Michaels
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, 433 Babcock Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1544, USA
    Plant Cell 13:935-41. 2001
    ..Thus, FRI and the autonomous pathway may act solely to regulate FLC expression, whereas vernalization is able to promote flowering via FLC-dependent and FLC-independent mechanisms...
  13. pmc PAF1-complex-mediated histone methylation of FLOWERING LOCUS C chromatin is required for the vernalization-responsive, winter-annual habit in Arabidopsis
    Yuehui He
    Department of Biochemistry and Program in Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Genes Dev 18:2774-84. 2004
    ..A model of the role of ELF7, ELF8, and other previously described genes in the modification of the chromatin of flowering repressors is presented...
  14. pmc FPA, a gene involved in floral induction in Arabidopsis, encodes a protein containing RNA-recognition motifs
    F M Schomburg
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Plant Cell 13:1427-36. 2001
    ..Overexpression of FPA in Arabidopsis causes early flowering in noninductive short days and creates plants that exhibit a more day-neutral flowering behavior...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vernalization: a model for investigating epigenetics and eukaryotic gene regulation in plants
    Robert J Schmitz
    Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1769:269-75. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Identification of a promoter region responsible for the senescence-specific expression of SAG12
    Y S Noh
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706 1544, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 41:181-94. 1999
    ..Extracts from young and senescent Arabidopsis leaves contain factors that exhibit differential binding to the senescence-responsive promoter element...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vernalization in Arabidopsis thaliana is mediated by the PHD finger protein VIN3
    Sibum Sung
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 433 Babcock Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Nature 427:159-64. 2004
    ..Here we identify a gene with a function in the measurement of the duration of cold exposure and in the establishment of the vernalized state. We show that this silencing involves changes in the modification of histones in FLC chromatin...
  18. pmc Senescence is induced in individually darkened Arabidopsis leaves, but inhibited in whole darkened plants
    L M Weaver
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, 433 Babcock Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Plant Physiol 127:876-86. 2001
    ..These observations imply that the light status of the entire plant affects the senescence of individual leaves. A model summarizing the results is presented...
  19. ncbi request reprint The Arabidopsis flowering-time gene LUMINIDEPENDENS is expressed primarily in regions of cell proliferation and encodes a nuclear protein that regulates LEAFY expression
    M J Aukerman
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706 1544, USA
    Plant J 18:195-203. 1999
    ..These data are consistent with the idea that at least one function of LD is to participate in the regulation of LFY...
  20. ncbi request reprint Regulation of flowering time by histone acetylation in Arabidopsis
    Yuehui He
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Science 302:1751-4. 2003
    ..However, not all autonomous-pathway mutants exhibit FLC hyperacetylation, indicating that multiple means exist by which this pathway represses FLC expression...
  21. pmc Histone arginine methylation is required for vernalization-induced epigenetic silencing of FLC in winter-annual Arabidopsis thaliana
    Robert J Schmitz
    Laboratory of Genetics and Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:411-6. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the levels of arginine methylation of FLC chromatin increase after vernalization. Therefore, arginine methylation of FLC chromatin is part of the histone code that is required for mitotic stability of the vernalized state...
  22. ncbi request reprint Molecular genetic studies of the memory of winter
    Sibum Sung
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Exp Bot 57:3369-77. 2006
    ..The nature of this epigenetic switch in Arabidopsis thaliana is discussed here...
  23. doi request reprint The molecular basis of vernalization in different plant groups
    T S Ream
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol 77:105-15. 2012
    ..We also discuss the advantages of using Brachypodium as a model system to study flowering and vernalization in the Pooids. Finally, we discuss the evolution and function of the Ghd7/VRN2 gene family in grasses. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Delivering copper within plant cells
    E Himelblau
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 3:205-10. 2000
    ..The pathway may also facilitate the transport of copper from senescing leaf tissue. In addition, several other genes have been identified recently that may have a role in copper salvage during senescence...
  25. pmc A single amino acid change in the enhancer of zeste ortholog CURLY LEAF results in vernalization-independent, rapid flowering in Arabidopsis
    Mark R Doyle
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706 1544, USA
    Plant Physiol 151:1688-97. 2009
    ..Furthermore, FRI appears to affect CLF occupancy at FLC; thus, our work provides insight into the molecular role that FRI plays in delaying the onset of flowering...
  26. pmc ARABIDOPSIS TRITHORAX-RELATED7 is required for methylation of lysine 4 of histone H3 and for transcriptional activation of FLOWERING LOCUS C
    Yosuke Tamada
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706 1544, USA
    Plant Cell 21:3257-69. 2009
    ..We show that the flowering phenotype of atx1 atxr7 double mutants is additive relative to those of single mutants. Therefore, both classes of H3K4 methylases appear to be required for proper regulation of FLC expression...
  27. pmc Isolation of LUMINIDEPENDENS: a gene involved in the control of flowering time in Arabidopsis
    I Lee
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706 1569
    Plant Cell 6:75-83. 1994
    ..Genomic and cDNA clones of the LD gene were characterized. The predicted amino acid sequence of the LD protein contains 953 residues and includes two putative bipartite nuclear localization signals and a glutamine-rich region...
  28. ncbi request reprint FRIGIDA-ESSENTIAL 1 interacts genetically with FRIGIDA and FRIGIDA-LIKE 1 to promote the winter-annual habit of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Robert J Schmitz
    Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Development 132:5471-8. 2005
    ....
  29. pmc Integration of flowering signals in winter-annual Arabidopsis
    Scott D Michaels
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Plant Physiol 137:149-56. 2005
    ..Thus, the integration of flowering signals from the photoperiod and vernalization pathways occurs, at least in part, through the regulation of FT, TSF, and SOC1...
  30. ncbi request reprint Lesions in the mRNA cap-binding gene ABA HYPERSENSITIVE 1 suppress FRIGIDA-mediated delayed flowering in Arabidopsis
    Isabel C Bezerra
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, 433 Babcock Drive, Madison, WI 53706 1544, USA
    Plant J 40:112-9. 2004
    ..The abh1 lesion affects several developmental processes, perhaps because the processing of certain mRNAs in these pathways is more sensitive to loss of cap-binding activity than the majority of cellular mRNAs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Role of chromatin modification in flowering-time control
    Yuehui He
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 10:30-5. 2005
    ..These chromatin modifications provide an additional level of regulation of gene expression beyond that of the transcription factors that recruit RNA polymerase to target genes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Senescence-associated vacuoles with intense proteolytic activity develop in leaves of Arabidopsis and soybean
    Marisa S Otegui
    Instituto de Fisiología Vegetal INFIVE, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, c c 327, 1900, La Plata, Argentina
    Plant J 41:831-44. 2005
    ..The presence of two types of vacuoles in senescing leaves could provide different lytic compartments for the dismantling of specific cellular components. The possible origin and functions of SAVs during leaf senescence are discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint EARLY FLOWERING 5 acts as a floral repressor in Arabidopsis
    Yoo Sun Noh
    Department of Biochemistry, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706 1544, USA
    Plant J 38:664-72. 2004
    ..elf5 mutations also partially suppress photoperiod-pathway mutants, and this, along with the ability of elf5 mutations to cause early flowering in short days, indicates that ELF5 also affects flowering independently of FLC...
  34. ncbi request reprint Remembering winter: toward a molecular understanding of vernalization
    Sibum Sung
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 56:491-508. 2005
    ..Recent work has demonstrated that covalent modifications of histones in the chromatin of target loci are part of the molecular mechanism by which certain repressors are silenced during vernalization...
  35. pmc Defending science education against intelligent design: a call to action
    Alan D Attie
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706 1544, USA
    J Clin Invest 116:1134-8. 2006
    ..Finally, we provide some model legislation that has been introduced in Wisconsin to strengthen the teaching of science...
  36. ncbi request reprint Vernalization and epigenetics: how plants remember winter
    Sibum Sung
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 7:4-10. 2004
    ..VIN3 is involved in initiating the modification of FLC chromatin structure. The stable silencing of FLC also requires the DNA-binding protein VERNALIZATION1 (VRN1) and the polycomb-group protein VRN2...
  37. pmc Identification of a functional homolog of the yeast copper homeostasis gene ATX1 from Arabidopsis
    E Himelblau
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, 420 Henry Mall, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Plant Physiol 117:1227-34. 1998
    ..In excised leaves and whole plants treated with high levels of exogenous CuSO4, CCH mRNA levels decreased, indicating that CCH is regulated differently than characterized metallothionein proteins in Arabidopsis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diverse range of gene activity during Arabidopsis thaliana leaf senescence includes pathogen-independent induction of defense-related genes
    B F Quirino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 40:267-78. 1999
    ..Our data indicate that the induction of certain genes involved in plant defense responses is a component of the leaf senescence program...
  39. pmc PIE1, an ISWI family gene, is required for FLC activation and floral repression in Arabidopsis
    Yoo Sun Noh
    Department of Biochemistry, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706 1544, USA
    Plant Cell 15:1671-82. 2003
    ..PIE1 also plays a role in petal development, as revealed by the suppression of petal defects of the curly leaf mutant by the pie1 mutation...
  40. pmc Attenuation of FLOWERING LOCUS C activity as a mechanism for the evolution of summer-annual flowering behavior in Arabidopsis
    Scott D Michaels
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:10102-7. 2003
    ..Sequence analysis indicates that these weak alleles of FLC have arisen independently at least twice during the course of evolution...
  41. pmc Overexpression of a novel class of gibberellin 2-oxidases decreases gibberellin levels and creates dwarf plants
    Fritz M Schomburg
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Plant Cell 15:151-63. 2003
    ....
  42. pmc DICER-LIKE 1 and DICER-LIKE 3 redundantly act to promote flowering via repression of FLOWERING LOCUS C in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Robert J Schmitz
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Genetics 176:1359-62. 2007
    ..This delayed-flowering phenotype is similar to that of autonomous-pathway mutants, and the flowering delay can be overcome by vernalization...
  43. ncbi request reprint AGL24 acts as a promoter of flowering in Arabidopsis and is positively regulated by vernalization
    Scott D Michaels
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Plant J 33:867-74. 2003
    ..When overexpressed, SOC1 and AGL24 are able to upregulate each other's expression. Thus, AGL24 represents another component in a network of MADS-domain-containing transcription factors that regulate flowering time...
  44. ncbi request reprint Genetic interactions between FLM and other flowering-time genes in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Katia Scortecci
    Department of Biochemistry of Wisconsin, 433 Babcock Drive, Madison, WI 53706 1544, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 52:915-22. 2003
    ..Thus FLM and SVP are in the same flowering pathway which interacts with the photoperiod pathway...
  45. pmc A PHD finger protein involved in both the vernalization and photoperiod pathways in Arabidopsis
    Sibum Sung
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Genes Dev 20:3244-8. 2006
    ..In addition, VIL1 regulates FLM independently of VIN3 in a photoperiod-dependent manner...
  46. ncbi request reprint HUA2 is required for the expression of floral repressors in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Mark R Doyle
    Department of Biochemistry, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706 1544, USA
    Plant J 41:376-85. 2005
    ..hua2 mutations suppress late flowering by reducing the expression of several MADS genes that act as floral repressors including FLOWERING LOCUS C (FLC ) and FLOWERING LOCUS M (FLM )...
  47. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of leaf senescence by autoregulated production of cytokinin
    S Gan
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 53706 1569, USA
    Science 270:1986-8. 1995
    ..This result demonstrates that endogenously produced cytokinin can regulate senescence and provides a system to specifically manipulate the senescence program...
  48. ncbi request reprint The ELF4 gene controls circadian rhythms and flowering time in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Mark R Doyle
    Department of Biochemistry and Program in Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Nature 419:74-7. 2002
    ..Mutations in elf4 result in early flowering in non-inductive photoperiods, which is probably caused by elevated amounts of CONSTANS (CO), a gene that promotes floral induction...
  49. pmc Acceleration of flowering during shade avoidance in Arabidopsis alters the balance between FLOWERING LOCUS C-mediated repression and photoperiodic induction of flowering
    Amanda C Wollenberg
    Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Plant Physiol 148:1681-94. 2008
    ..Finally, our analysis of the contribution of PHYTOCHROME AND FLOWERING TIME1 (PFT1) to shade-mediated rapid flowering has led us to suggest a new model for the involvement of PFT1 in light signaling...
  50. pmc FRIGIDA-related genes are required for the winter-annual habit in Arabidopsis
    Scott D Michaels
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:3281-5. 2004
    ..FRI and FRL1 belong to a seven-member gene family in Arabidopsis, and FRI, FRL1, and at least one additional family member, FRIGIDA LIKE 2 (FRL2), are in a clade of this family that is required for the winter-annual habit in Arabidopsis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Flowering time: a pathway that begins at the 3' end
    Richard M Amasino
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, 433 Babcock Drive, Madison, WI 53706 1544, USA
    Curr Biol 13:R670-2. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Epigenetic maintenance of the vernalized state in Arabidopsis thaliana requires LIKE HETEROCHROMATIN PROTEIN 1
    Sibum Sung
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Nat Genet 38:706-10. 2006
    ..LHP1 is enriched at FLC chromatin after prolonged exposure to cold, and LHP1 activity is needed to maintain the increased levels of H3K9 dimethylation at FLC chromatin that are characteristic of the vernalized state...
  53. ncbi request reprint The WiscDsLox T-DNA collection: an arabidopsis community resource generated by using an improved high-throughput T-DNA sequencing pipeline
    Scott T Woody
    Horticulture Department and Genome Center of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Plant Res 120:157-65. 2007
    ..Experiments to characterize the utility of the Ds transposon and Cre/Lox elements present in the WiscDsLox lines are in progress and will be reported in the future...
  54. pmc A complex genetic interaction between Arabidopsis thaliana TOC1 and CCA1/LHY in driving the circadian clock and in output regulation
    Zhaojun Ding
    Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany
    Genetics 176:1501-10. 2007
    ....
  55. pmc Arabidopsis relatives of the human lysine-specific Demethylase1 repress the expression of FWA and FLOWERING LOCUS C and thus promote the floral transition
    Danhua Jiang
    Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543, Republic of Singapore
    Plant Cell 19:2975-87. 2007
    ..Loss of function of LDL1 and LDL2 affects DNA methylation on FWA, whereas FLC repression does not appear to involve DNA methylation; thus, members of the LDL family can participate in a range of silencing mechanisms...
  56. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of brassinosteroid signaling enhances FLC expression and delays flowering
    Malgorzata A Domagalska
    Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Carl von Linne Weg 10, 50829 Cologne, Germany
    Development 134:2841-50. 2007
    ..In conclusion, we propose that BR signaling acts to repress FLC expression, particularly in genetic situations, with, for example, dominant FRI alleles or autonomous-pathway mutants, in which FLC is activated...
  57. pmc ELF4 is required for oscillatory properties of the circadian clock
    Harriet G McWatters
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3RB, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 144:391-401. 2007
    ..ELF4, therefore, can be considered a component of the central CCA1/LHY-TOC1 feedback loop in the plant circadian clock...
  58. pmc The TIME FOR COFFEE gene maintains the amplitude and timing of Arabidopsis circadian clocks
    Anthony Hall
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    Plant Cell 15:2719-29. 2003
    ..In contrast to tic and elf3 single mutants, tic elf3 double mutants are completely arrhythmic. Even the robust circadian clock of plants cannot function with defects at two different phases...
  59. pmc Evolutionary conservation of the FLOWERING LOCUS C-mediated vernalization response: evidence from the sugar beet (Beta vulgaris)
    Patrick A Reeves
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Genetics 176:295-307. 2007
    ..Cold-induced downregulation of an FLC-like floral repressor may be a central feature of the vernalization response in at least half of eudicot species...
  60. pmc Divergent roles of a pair of homologous jumonji/zinc-finger-class transcription factor proteins in the regulation of Arabidopsis flowering time
    Bosl Noh
    Kumho Life and Environmental Science Laboratory, Puk Gu, Kwangju 500 712, Korea
    Plant Cell 16:2601-13. 2004
    ..This report demonstrates the in vivo functions of this class of proteins in higher eukaryotes...

Research Grants5

  1. Vernalization a cold-induced regulatory network establishing cellular memory
    Richard M Amasino; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A general understanding of epigenetic regulation in a range of multi-cellular organisms should ultimately contribute to the development of strategies to treat disease states. ..
  2. Vernalization a cold-induced regulatory network establishing cellular memory
    Richard Amasino; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A general understanding of epigenetic regulation in a range of multi-cellular organisms should ultimately contribute to the development of strategies to treat disease states. ..
  3. Vernalization a cold-induced regulatory network establishing cellular memory
    Richard Amasino; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A general understanding of epigenetic regulation in a range of multi-cellular organisms should ultimately contribute to the development of strategies to treat disease states. ..