Genomes and Genes
Experts and Doctors on plant proteins in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Locale: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Topic: plant proteins
- Leves F, Tierney M, Howitt S. Polar residues in a conserved motif spanning helices 1 and 2 are functionally important in the SulP transporter family. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2008;40:2596-605 pubmed publisher..Our results confirm the predicted importance of conserved polar residues in helices 1 and 2 and suggest that transport of sulfate by SHST1 is dependent on a network of polar and aromatic interactions between these two helices. ..
- Close T, Kortt A, Chandler P. A cDNA-based comparison of dehydration-induced proteins (dehydrins) in barley and corn. Plant Mol Biol. 1989;13:95-108 pubmed..The amino acid sequence of tryptic peptides from purified dehydration-induced proteins of corn established that the corn cDNAs correspond to a protein that is produced in abundance during the response of corn seedlings to dehydration. ..
- Delhaize E, Gruber B, Ryan P. The roles of organic anion permeases in aluminium resistance and mineral nutrition. FEBS Lett. 2007;581:2255-62 pubmed..We review the roles of these proteins in Al(3+) resistance as well as their roles in other aspects of mineral nutrition...
- Okada S, Zhou X, Damcevski K, Gibb N, Wood C, Hamberg M, et al. Diversity of ?12 fatty acid desaturases in santalaceae and their role in production of seed oil acetylenic fatty acids. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:32405-13 pubmed publisher..FADs with promiscuous and unique activities have been identified in Santalaceae and explain the origin of some of the unusual lipids found in this plant family. ..
- Jin J, Watt M, Mathesius U. The autoregulation gene SUNN mediates changes in root organ formation in response to nitrogen through alteration of shoot-to-root auxin transport. Plant Physiol. 2012;159:489-500 pubmed publisher..The control of nodule density in response to N is more likely to occur locally in the root. ..
- Brill E, van Thournout M, White R, Llewellyn D, Campbell P, Engelen S, et al. A novel isoform of sucrose synthase is targeted to the cell wall during secondary cell wall synthesis in cotton fiber. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:40-54 pubmed publisher..The subcellular location of the Sus isoforms is determined, and it is proposed that cell wall-localized SusC may provide UDP-glucose for cellulose and callose synthesis from extracellular sugars. ..
- Saur I, Oakes M, Djordjevic M, Imin N. Crosstalk between the nodulation signaling pathway and the autoregulation of nodulation in Medicago truncatula. New Phytol. 2011;190:865-74 pubmed publisher..Moreover, we found that the up-regulation of MtEFD and MtRR8 caused by overexpressing MtCLE12 is SUNN-dependent. Hence, our data link for the first time the pathways for Nod factor signaling, cytokinin perception and AON. ..
- Ravensdale M, Bernoux M, Ve T, Kobe B, Thrall P, Ellis J, et al. Intramolecular interaction influences binding of the Flax L5 and L6 resistance proteins to their AvrL567 ligands. PLoS Pathog. 2012;8:e1003004 pubmed publisher..We suggest a model where Avr ligand interaction directly competes with intramolecular interactions to cause activation of the R protein...
- Zhu Q, Upadhyaya N, Gubler F, Helliwell C. Over-expression of miR172 causes loss of spikelet determinacy and floral organ abnormalities in rice (Oryza sativa). BMC Plant Biol. 2009;9:149 pubmed publisher..These observations are consistent with miR172 functioning via translational repression or with expression of the AP2-like genes being regulated by a negative feedback loop. ..
- Luo M, Luo M, Buzas D, Finnegan J, Helliwell C, Dennis E, et al. UBIQUITIN-SPECIFIC PROTEASE 26 is required for seed development and the repression of PHERES1 in Arabidopsis. Genetics. 2008;180:229-36 pubmed publisher..The phenotypes suggest that AtUBP26 is required for normal seed development and the repression of PHE1. ..
- Periyannan S, Moore J, Ayliffe M, Bansal U, Wang X, Huang L, et al. The gene Sr33, an ortholog of barley Mla genes, encodes resistance to wheat stem rust race Ug99. Science. 2013;341:786-8 pubmed publisher..sp. hordei. The wheat Sr33 gene functions independently of RAR1, SGT1, and HSP90 chaperones. Haplotype analysis from diverse collections of Ae. tauschii placed the origin of Sr33 resistance near the southern coast of the Caspian Sea. ..
- Li X, Mei D, Liu Q, Fan J, Singh S, Green A, et al. Down-regulation of crambe fatty acid desaturase and elongase in Arabidopsis and crambe resulted in significantly increased oleic acid content in seed oil. Plant Biotechnol J. 2016;14:323-31 pubmed publisher..This work has demonstrated the great potential of producing high oleic oil in crambe, thus contributing to its development into an oil crop platform for industrial oil production. ..
- van Noorden G, Kerim T, Goffard N, Wiblin R, Pellerone F, Rolfe B, et al. Overlap of proteome changes in Medicago truncatula in response to auxin and Sinorhizobium meliloti. Plant Physiol. 2007;144:1115-31 pubmed..meliloti inoculation were largely not due to differential auxin responses. The role of the identified candidate proteins in nodule initiation and the requirement for their induction by auxin could be tested in future functional studies. ..
- Singh K, Dennis E, Ellis J, Llewellyn D, Tokuhisa J, Wahleithner J, et al. OCSBF-1, a maize ocs enhancer binding factor: isolation and expression during development. Plant Cell. 1990;2:891-903 pubmed..OCSBF-1 was able to bind to a site within each half of the ocs-element as well as to animal AP-1 and CREB sites. ..
- Shao F, Lu Q, Wilson I, Qiu D. Genome-wide identification and characterization of the SPL gene family in Ziziphus jujuba. Gene. 2017;627:315-321 pubmed publisher..Our results provide a basis for the further elucidation of the biological function of ZjSPLs and their regulation in witches'-broom disease. ..
- Zhu Q, Ramm K, Shivakkumar R, Dennis E, Upadhyaya N. The ANTHER INDEHISCENCE1 gene encoding a single MYB domain protein is involved in anther development in rice. Plant Physiol. 2004;135:1514-25 pubmed publisher..AID1 was expressed in both the leaves and panicles of wild-type plants, but not in mutant plants...
- Rahman S, Abrahams S, Abbott D, Mukai Y, Samuel M, Morell M, et al. A complex arrangement of genes at a starch branching enzyme I locus in the D-genome donor of wheat. Genome. 1997;40:465-74 pubmed..tauschii) and most of them have been assigned to group 7 chromosomes. In situ hybridization indicates that a major locus for the genes is located at the distal end of the short arm of chromosome 7D...
- Millar A, Jacobsen J, Ross J, Helliwell C, Poole A, Scofield G, et al. Seed dormancy and ABA metabolism in Arabidopsis and barley: the role of ABA 8'-hydroxylase. Plant J. 2006;45:942-54 pubmed..Our results point to a pivotal role for the ABA 8'-hydroxylase gene in controlling dormancy and that the action of this enzyme may be confined to a particular organ as in the coleorhiza of cereals. ..
- Li Z, Chu X, Mouille G, Yan L, Kosar Hashemi B, Hey S, et al. The localization and expression of the class II starch synthases of wheat. Plant Physiol. 1999;120:1147-56 pubmed..We discuss the roles of the SGP-1 proteins in starch biosynthesis in wheat. ..
- Mathesius U, Charon C, Rolfe B, Kondorosi A, Crespi M. Temporal and spatial order of events during the induction of cortical cell divisions in white clover by Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii inoculation or localized cytokinin addition. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2000;13:617-28 pubmed..We propose a model for the interactions of cytokinin with auxin, ENOD40, flavonoids, and nitrate during nodulation. ..
- Tovkach A, Ryan P, Richardson A, Lewis D, Rathjen T, Ramesh S, et al. Transposon-mediated alteration of TaMATE1B expression in wheat confers constitutive citrate efflux from root apices. Plant Physiol. 2013;161:880-92 pubmed publisher..We conclude that the transposon-like element in cv Carazinho extends TaMATE1B expression to the root apex, where it confers citrate efflux and enhanced aluminum tolerance...
- Whittington A, Vugrek O, Wei K, Hasenbein N, Sugimoto K, Rashbrooke M, et al. MOR1 is essential for organizing cortical microtubules in plants. Nature. 2001;411:610-3 pubmed..Point mutations that substitute single amino-acid residues in an amino-terminal HEAT repeat impart reversible temperature-dependent cortical microtubule disruption, showing that MOR1 is essential for cortical microtubule organization. ..
- Amarasinghe B, de Bruxelles G, Braddon M, Onyeocha I, Forde B, Udvardi M. Regulation of GmNRT2 expression and nitrate transport activity in roots of soybean (Glycine max). Planta. 1998;206:44-52 pubmed..The molecular and physiological evidence indicates that GmNRT2 is probably a high-affinity nitrate transporter involved in nitrate uptake by soybean roots...
- Hemming M, Trevaskis B. Make hay when the sun shines: the role of MADS-box genes in temperature-dependant seasonal flowering responses. Plant Sci. 2011;180:447-53 pubmed publisher..Plant breeders may be able to use natural variation in temperature-responsive MADS-box genes to breed future crop varieties. ..
- Finnegan P, Whelan J, Millar A, Zhang Q, Smith M, Wiskich J, et al. Differential expression of the multigene family encoding the soybean mitochondrial alternative oxidase. Plant Physiol. 1997;114:455-66 pubmed..These results comprehensively explain the multiple AOX-banding patterns observed on immunoblots of mitochondrial proteins isolated from various soybean tissues by matching protein bands with gene products. ..
- Greenup A, Sasani S, Oliver S, Talbot M, Dennis E, Hemming M, et al. ODDSOC2 is a MADS box floral repressor that is down-regulated by vernalization in temperate cereals. Plant Physiol. 2010;153:1062-73 pubmed publisher..Overall, these findings highlight differences and similarities between the vernalization responses of temperate cereals and the model plant Arabidopsis. ..
- Islam N, Campbell P, Higgins T, Hirano H, Akhurst R. Transgenic peas expressing an alpha-amylase inhibitor gene from beans show altered expression and modification of endogenous proteins. Electrophoresis. 2009;30:1863-8 pubmed publisher..Most were seed storage globulins, which are sited together with the transgenic product. Some of the changes may be due to alterations in expression levels but there were also changes due to post-translational processing...
- Wu Y, Machado A, White R, Llewellyn D, Dennis E. Expression profiling identifies genes expressed early during lint fibre initiation in cotton. Plant Cell Physiol. 2006;47:107-27 pubmed publisher..Cotton fibre initiation therefore has some parallels with leaf trichome development, although the detailed molecular mechanisms are clearly different...
- Clarke B, Phongkham T, Gianibelli M, Beasley H, Bekes F. The characterisation and mapping of a family of LMW-gliadin genes: effects on dough properties and bread volume. Theor Appl Genet. 2003;106:629-35 pubmed publisher..Rheological analysis showed that the protein effected dough strength and resistance break down during mixing of the dough, and provided a 20% increase in loaf height after baking...
- Rafiqi M, Bernoux M, Ellis J, Dodds P. In the trenches of plant pathogen recognition: Role of NB-LRR proteins. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2009;20:1017-24 pubmed publisher..This review addresses recent advances in the molecular role of NB-LRR proteins in pathogen recognition and activation of plant defence responses. ..
- Bernoux M, Ve T, Williams S, Warren C, Hatters D, Valkov E, et al. Structural and functional analysis of a plant resistance protein TIR domain reveals interfaces for self-association, signaling, and autoregulation. Cell Host Microbe. 2011;9:200-211 pubmed publisher..Analysis of the structure combined with site-directed mutagenesis suggests that self-association is a requirement for immune signaling and reveals distinct surface regions involved in self-association, signaling, and autoregulation...
- Glover J, Grelon M, Craig S, Chaudhury A, Dennis E. Cloning and characterization of MS5 from Arabidopsis: a gene critical in male meiosis. Plant J. 1998;15:345-56 pubmed..The MS5 gene is a member of a small gene family highly conserved amongst plant species. ..
- Sheldon C, Rouse D, Finnegan E, Peacock W, Dennis E. The molecular basis of vernalization: the central role of FLOWERING LOCUS C (FLC). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000;97:3753-8 pubmed..Other vernalization-responsive late-flowering mutants, which are disrupted in genes that encode regulators of FLC, are late-flowering as a consequence of their elevated levels of FLC. ..
- Higgins J, Kosar Hashemi B, Li Z, Howitt C, Larroque O, Flanagan B, et al. Characterization of starch phosphorylases in barley grains. J Sci Food Agric. 2013;93:2137-45 pubmed publisher..Two starch phosphorylase activities were identified and characterized in barley grains, and shown to be present during starch synthesis. However, their role in starch synthesis still remains to be elucidated. ..
- Li Z, Mouille G, Kosar Hashemi B, Rahman S, Clarke B, Gale K, et al. The structure and expression of the wheat starch synthase III gene. Motifs in the expressed gene define the lineage of the starch synthase III gene family. Plant Physiol. 2000;123:613-24 pubmed..The evolutionary relationships of the genes encoding monocot and dicot class III SSs are discussed. ..
- Munns R, James R, Xu B, Athman A, Conn S, Jordans C, et al. Wheat grain yield on saline soils is improved by an ancestral Na? transporter gene. Nat Biotechnol. 2012;30:360-4 pubmed publisher..Field trials on saline soils demonstrate that the presence of TmHKT1;5-A significantly reduces leaf [Na(+)] and increases durum wheat grain yield by 25% compared to near-isogenic lines without the Nax2 locus. ..
- Mitchell H, Ayliffe M, Rashid K, Pryor A. A rust-inducible gene from flax (fis1) is involved in proline catabolism. Planta. 2006;223:213-22 pubmed..These data indicate that the fis1 gene plays a role in proline metabolism and most likely encodes for a P5CDH enzyme. However, the precise role of fis1 and P5C catabolism in the development of rust disease remains unclear. ..
- Alonso Peral M, Oliver S, Casao M, Greenup A, Trevaskis B. The promoter of the cereal VERNALIZATION1 gene is sufficient for transcriptional induction by prolonged cold. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e29456 pubmed publisher..These observations suggest that the promoter of VRN1 is targeted by mechanisms that trigger vernalization-induced flowering in economically important temperate cereal crops. ..
- Prescott V, Hogan S. Genetically modified plants and food hypersensitivity diseases: usage and implications of experimental models for risk assessment. Pharmacol Ther. 2006;111:374-83 pubmed
- Dodds P, Rathjen J. Plant immunity: towards an integrated view of plant-pathogen interactions. Nat Rev Genet. 2010;11:539-48 pubmed publisher..These insights suggest novel biotechnological approaches to crop protection. ..
- Macmillan C, Mansfield S, Stachurski Z, Evans R, Southerton S. Fasciclin-like arabinogalactan proteins: specialization for stem biomechanics and cell wall architecture in Arabidopsis and Eucalyptus. Plant J. 2010;62:689-703 pubmed publisher..Our results suggest that a subset of single FAS domain FLAs contributes to plant stem strength by affecting cellulose deposition, and to the stem modulus of elasticity by affecting the integrity of the cell-wall matrix. ..
- Aoki N, Whitfeld P, Hoeren F, Scofield G, Newell K, Patrick J, et al. Three sucrose transporter genes are expressed in the developing grain of hexaploid wheat. Plant Mol Biol. 2002;50:453-62 pubmed..This reinforces the view that in cereals a major role of SUT1 is in the post-phloem sugar transport pathway associated with seed filling...
- Chandler P, Harding C, Ashton A, Mulcair M, Dixon N, Mander L. Characterization of gibberellin receptor mutants of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Mol Plant. 2008;1:285-94 pubmed publisher..The comparison between barley and rice mutants reveals interesting differences between these two cereal species in GA hormonal physiology...
- Burdon J, Thrall P. Coevolution of plants and their pathogens in natural habitats. Science. 2009;324:755-6 pubmed publisher..The next challenge lies in further integration of these approaches to develop a comprehensive picture of how life history traits of both players interact with the environment to shape evolutionary trajectories. ..
- McNevin D, Badger M, Whitney S, von Caemmerer S, Tcherkez G, Farquhar G. Differences in carbon isotope discrimination of three variants of D-ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase reflect differences in their catalytic mechanisms. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:36068-76 pubmed
- Aoki N, Hirose T, Scofield G, Whitfeld P, Furbank R. The sucrose transporter gene family in rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 2003;44:223-32 pubmed..We also discuss the classification and evolution of the rice SUT gene family, using a comparison of the gene structures and deduced amino acid sequences with other known plant SUT genes. ..
- Fan D, Hope A, Smith P, Jia H, Pace R, Anderson J, et al. The stoichiometry of the two photosystems in higher plants revisited. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2007;1767:1064-72 pubmed
- Watts R, Hunt P, Hvitved A, Hargrove M, Peacock W, Dennis E. A hemoglobin from plants homologous to truncated hemoglobins of microorganisms. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001;98:10119-24 pubmed publisher..Our analysis of the sequence, ligand interactions, and expression profile of GLB3 indicates that this protein has unique biochemical properties, evolutionary history, and, most likely, a function distinct from those of other plant Hbs...
- Keszei A, Hassan Y, Foley W. A biochemical interpretation of terpene chemotypes in Melaleuca alternifolia. J Chem Ecol. 2010;36:652-61 pubmed publisher..We found that three distinct enzymes corresponding to these groups: a sabinene-hydrate synthase, a 1,8-cineole synthase, and a terpinolene synthase may be sufficient to explain all six chemotypes in M. alternifolia...
- Aoki N, Scofield G, Wang X, Offler C, Patrick J, Furbank R. Pathway of sugar transport in germinating wheat seeds. Plant Physiol. 2006;141:1255-63 pubmed publisher..In addition, SUTs may function to transport Suc into the scutellum from the endosperm early in germination and later transport maltose...
- Li Y, Tu L, Pettolino F, Ji S, Hao J, Yuan D, et al. GbEXPATR, a species-specific expansin, enhances cotton fibre elongation through cell wall restructuring. Plant Biotechnol J. 2016;14:951-63 pubmed publisher..hirsutum cultivars with superior fibre quality. ..
- Krattinger S, Sucher J, Selter L, Chauhan H, Zhou B, Tang M, et al. The wheat durable, multipathogen resistance gene Lr34 confers partial blast resistance in rice. Plant Biotechnol J. 2016;14:1261-8 pubmed publisher..Lr34 might therefore be used as a source in rice breeding to improve broad-spectrum disease resistance against the most devastating fungal disease of rice. ..
- Hillier W, Lukins P, Seibert M, Wydrzynski T. Photochemical reactions of photosystem II in ethylene glycol. Biochemistry. 1997;36:76-85 pubmed..As the EG concentration is increased to 80-100%, there is an irreversible loss of the primary charge separation. The use of EG as a cryoprotectant and as a water-miscible organic solvent for PSII is discussed. ..
- Luo M, Bilodeau P, Koltunow A, Dennis E, Peacock W, Chaudhury A. Genes controlling fertilization-independent seed development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999;96:296-301 pubmed..We present a model of the role of FIS1 and FIS2 gene products in seed development. ..
- Ayliffe M, Roberts J, Mitchell H, Zhang R, Lawrence G, Ellis J, et al. A plant gene up-regulated at rust infection sites. Plant Physiol. 2002;129:169-80 pubmed publisher..The promoters of these genes have potential roles for the engineering of synthetic rust resistance genes by targeting transgene expression to the sites of rust infection...
- Burn J, Hocart C, Birch R, Cork A, Williamson R. Functional analysis of the cellulose synthase genes CesA1, CesA2, and CesA3 in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2002;129:797-807 pubmed..The function of CesA2 was less obvious, but, consistent with a role in primary wall deposition, the rate of stem elongation was reduced in antisense plants growing rapidly at 31 degrees C. ..
- Ryan P, Raman H, Gupta S, Sasaki T, Yamamoto Y, Delhaize E. The multiple origins of aluminium resistance in hexaploid wheat include Aegilops tauschii and more recent cis mutations to TaALMT1. Plant J. 2010;64:446-55 pubmed publisher..This study provides an example from higher eukaryotes in which perfect tandem repeats are linked with transcriptional regulation and phenotypic change in the context of evolutionary adaptation to a major abiotic stress. ..
- Ryan P, Raman H, Gupta S, Horst W, Delhaize E. A second mechanism for aluminum resistance in wheat relies on the constitutive efflux of citrate from roots. Plant Physiol. 2009;149:340-51 pubmed publisher..This study provides genetic and physiological evidence that citrate efflux is a second mechanism for Al resistance in wheat. ..
- Hemming M, Peacock W, Dennis E, Trevaskis B. Low-temperature and daylength cues are integrated to regulate FLOWERING LOCUS T in barley. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:355-66 pubmed publisher..We conclude that low-temperature and daylength flowering-response pathways are integrated to control expression of HvFT1 in barley, and that this might occur through regulation of HvVRN2 activity. ..
- Schünmann P, Richardson A, Smith F, Delhaize E. Characterization of promoter expression patterns derived from the Pht1 phosphate transporter genes of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). J Exp Bot. 2004;55:855-65 pubmed..The promoters also have application for providing a new resource for cereal transformation, ideally suited for driving the expression of foreign genes associated with nutrient uptake. ..