Ray Ming

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic linkage maps for Asian and American lotus constructed using novel SSR markers derived from the genome of sequenced cultivar
    Mei Yang
    Key Laboratory of Aquatic Plant and Watershed Ecology, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei, 430074, China
    BMC Genomics 13:653. 2012
  2. pmc A physical map of the papaya genome with integrated genetic map and genome sequence
    Qingyi Yu
    Cellular and Molecular Biology Research Unit, Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Aiea, HI 96701, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:371. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Sex determination in papaya
    Ray Ming
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 288 ERML, MC 051, 1201 W Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 18:401-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Genomics of sex chromosomes
    Ray Ming
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 10:123-30. 2007
  5. pmc Sequencing papaya X and Yh chromosomes reveals molecular basis of incipient sex chromosome evolution
    Jianping Wang
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:13710-5. 2012
  6. pmc Construction of physical maps for the sex-specific regions of papaya sex chromosomes
    Jong Kuk Na
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    BMC Genomics 13:176. 2012
  7. pmc Rapid divergence and expansion of the X chromosome in papaya
    Andrea R Gschwend
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:13716-21. 2012
  8. pmc Construction of papaya male and female BAC libraries and application in physical mapping of the sex chromosomes
    Andrea R Gschwend
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2011:929472. 2011
  9. pmc Asymmetric purine-pyrimidine distribution in cellular small RNA population of papaya
    Rishi Aryal
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    BMC Genomics 13:682. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Organelle DNA accumulation in the recently evolved papaya sex chromosomes
    Robert Vanburen
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 288:277-84. 2013

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Publications29

  1. pmc Genetic linkage maps for Asian and American lotus constructed using novel SSR markers derived from the genome of sequenced cultivar
    Mei Yang
    Key Laboratory of Aquatic Plant and Watershed Ecology, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei, 430074, China
    BMC Genomics 13:653. 2012
    ..We aimed to develop genomic simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers from the genome sequence and construct two genetic maps for Nelumbo to assist genome assembly and integration of a genetic map with the genome sequence...
  2. pmc A physical map of the papaya genome with integrated genetic map and genome sequence
    Qingyi Yu
    Cellular and Molecular Biology Research Unit, Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Aiea, HI 96701, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:371. 2009
    ..As a part of the genome sequencing project, we constructed a BAC-based physical map using a high information-content fingerprinting approach to assist whole genome shotgun sequence assembly...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sex determination in papaya
    Ray Ming
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 288 ERML, MC 051, 1201 W Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 18:401-8. 2007
    ..Cloning of the sex determination genes and understanding the sex determination process could have profound application in papaya production...
  4. ncbi request reprint Genomics of sex chromosomes
    Ray Ming
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 10:123-30. 2007
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  5. pmc Sequencing papaya X and Yh chromosomes reveals molecular basis of incipient sex chromosome evolution
    Jianping Wang
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:13710-5. 2012
    ..Gene content differences between the HSY and X are greatest in the older stratum, whereas the gene content and order of the collinear regions are identical. Our findings support theoretical models of early sex chromosome evolution...
  6. pmc Construction of physical maps for the sex-specific regions of papaya sex chromosomes
    Jong Kuk Na
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    BMC Genomics 13:176. 2012
    ..Physical mapping of HSY and its X counterpart is essential for sequencing these regions and uncovering the early events of sex chromosome evolution and to identify the sex determination genes for crop improvement...
  7. pmc Rapid divergence and expansion of the X chromosome in papaya
    Andrea R Gschwend
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:13716-21. 2012
    ..The papaya X and the hermaphrodite-specific region of the Y(h) chromosome and V. monoica have all gained and lost genes, including a surprising amount of changes in the X...
  8. pmc Construction of papaya male and female BAC libraries and application in physical mapping of the sex chromosomes
    Andrea R Gschwend
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2011:929472. 2011
    ..The MSY, HSY, and X physical maps offer a unique opportunity to study chromosomal rearrangements, Y chromosome degeneration, and dosage compensation of the papaya nascent sex chromosomes...
  9. pmc Asymmetric purine-pyrimidine distribution in cellular small RNA population of papaya
    Rishi Aryal
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    BMC Genomics 13:682. 2012
    ..The papaya genome has been sequenced, but its microRNAs and other regulatory RNAs are yet to be analyzed...
  10. doi request reprint Organelle DNA accumulation in the recently evolved papaya sex chromosomes
    Robert Vanburen
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 288:277-84. 2013
    ..Most of the organelle-derived sequences have divergence times of <7 MYA, reinforcing this notion. The accumulated chloroplast DNA is evidence of the slow degeneration of the HSY...
  11. pmc A framework genetic map for Miscanthus sinensis from RNAseq-based markers shows recent tetraploidy
    Kankshita Swaminathan
    Energy Biosciences Institute, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois Urbana, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    BMC Genomics 13:142. 2012
    ..Owing to the complexity of the Miscanthus genome and the complications of self-incompatibility, a complete genetic map with a high density of markers has not yet been developed...
  12. doi request reprint The sex-specific region of sex chromosomes in animals and plants
    Andrea R Gschwend
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Chromosome Res 20:57-69. 2012
    ..Most X-linked microRNA genes escape silencing and are expressed in testis. Collectively, these findings are challenging many of our preconceived ideas of the evolutionary trajectory and fates of sex chromosomes...
  13. doi request reprint Sex chromosomes in land plants
    Ray Ming
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana Champaign, Illinois 61801, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 62:485-514. 2011
    ..Such reversals may occur especially during the early stages of sex chromosome evolution before the lethality of the YY (or WW) genotype is established...
  14. pmc Microcollinearity between autopolyploid sugarcane and diploid sorghum genomes
    Jianping Wang
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:261. 2010
    ..Commercial sugarcane cultivars are hybrids between S. officinarum and wild species S. spontaneum with ploidy at approximately 12x. The complex autopolyploid sugarcane genome has not been characterized at the DNA sequence level...
  15. pmc Genomic and small RNA sequencing of Miscanthus x giganteus shows the utility of sorghum as a reference genome sequence for Andropogoneae grasses
    Kankshita Swaminathan
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Genome Biol 11:R12. 2010
    ..The essentially uncharacterized triploid genome (3n = 57, x = 19) of Mxg is likely critical for the rapid growth of this vegetatively propagated interspecific hybrid...
  16. doi request reprint The origin of the non-recombining region of sex chromosomes in Carica and Vasconcellea
    Xia Wu
    Program in Physiological and Molecular Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 16801, USA
    Plant J 63:801-10. 2010
    ..monoica, and have evolved independently after the speciation event that separated Carica from Vasconcellea. Within Vasconcellea, sex chromosomes have evolved at the species level, at least for some species...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sex chromosomes in flowering plants
    Ray Ming
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Illinois 61801 USA
    Am J Bot 94:141-50. 2007
    ..Comparative analysis of carefully selected plant species together with some fish species promises new insights into the origins of sex chromosomes and the selective forces driving their evolution...
  18. pmc High-density linkage mapping revealed suppression of recombination at the sex determination locus in papaya
    Hao Ma
    Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Genetics 166:419-36. 2004
    ..This high-density genetic map is essential for cloning of specific genes of interest such as the sex determination gene and for the integration of genetic and physical maps of papaya...
  19. ncbi request reprint A primitive Y chromosome in papaya marks incipient sex chromosome evolution
    Zhiyong Liu
    Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Aiea, Hawaii 96701, USA
    Nature 427:348-52. 2004
    ..This finding provides direct evidence for the origin of sex chromosomes from autosomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal location and gene paucity of the male specific region on papaya Y chromosome
    Qingyi Yu
    Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Aiea, HI 96701, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 278:177-85. 2007
    ..Our findings provide critical information for deciphering the sex chromosomes in papaya and reference information for comparative studies of other sex chromosomes in animals and plants...
  21. ncbi request reprint Low X/Y divergence in four pairs of papaya sex-linked genes
    Qingyi Yu
    Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Aiea, HI 96701, USA
    Plant J 53:124-32. 2008
    ..Our findings indicate that sex chromosomes did not evolve at the family level in Caricaceae, and reinforce the theory that sex chromosomes evolve at the species level in some lineages...
  22. pmc Construction of a sequence-tagged high-density genetic map of papaya for comparative structural and evolutionary genomics in brassicales
    Cuixia Chen
    Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Genetics 177:2481-91. 2007
    ..It provides a framework for comparative structural and evolutional genomic research in the order Brassicales...
  23. doi request reprint Synteny and collinearity in plant genomes
    Haibao Tang
    Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Science 320:486-8. 2008
    ..Because of variability in DNA substitution rates among taxa and genes, deviation from collinearity might be a more reliable phylogenetic character...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tissue differential expression of lycopene beta-cyclase gene in papaya
    Rachel L Skelton
    Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Aiea, HI 96701, USA
    Cell Res 16:731-9. 2006
    ..Further expression analyses of cpLCY-B showed that its expression levels were seven- and three-fold higher in leaves and, respectively, flowers than in fruits, suggesting that cpLCY-B is down-regulated during the fruit ripening process...
  25. ncbi request reprint Analysis of papaya BAC end sequences reveals first insights into the organization of a fruit tree genome
    Chun Wan J Lai
    Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii, 1955 East West Road, Agricultural Sciences Building Room 218, Honolulu, HI, 96822, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 276:1-12. 2006
    ..These insights will play a critical role in selecting species and sequencing strategies that will optimally represent crop genomes in sequence databases...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cloning and characterization of a FLORICAULA/LEAFY ortholog, PFL, in polygamous papaya
    Qingyi Yu
    Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Aiea, HI 96701, USA
    Cell Res 15:576-84. 2005
    ..These data suggest that PFL may play a similar role as LFY in flower development and has limited effect on sex differentiation in papaya...
  27. pmc The draft genome of the transgenic tropical fruit tree papaya (Carica papaya Linnaeus)
    Ray Ming
    Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Aiea, Hawaii 96701, USA
    Nature 452:991-6. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint B-class MADS-box genes in trioecious papaya: two paleoAP3 paralogs, CpTM6-1 and CpTM6-2, and a PI ortholog CpPI
    Christine M Ackerman
    Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Aiea, HI 96701, USA
    Planta 227:741-53. 2008
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  29. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of QTLs affecting plant height and flowering among closely-related diploid and polyploid genomes
    Ray Ming
    Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843, USA
    Genome 45:794-803. 2002
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