Experts and Doctors on plant gene expression regulation in Beijing, China


Locale: Beijing, China
Topic: plant gene expression regulation

Top Publications

  1. Ji X, Zhang Q, Liu Y, Sodmergen -. Presence of plastid and absence of mitochondrial DNA in male reproductive cells as evidence for cytoplasmic inheritance in Turnera ulmifolia and Zantedeschia aethiopica. Protoplasma. 2004;224:211-6 pubmed
    ..These data provide cytological evidence for biparental plastid inheritance and maternal mitochondrial inheritance in these species...
  2. Wang Y, Liu J, Xia R, Wang J, Shen J, Cao R, et al. The protein kinase TOUSLED is required for maintenance of transcriptional gene silencing in Arabidopsis. EMBO Rep. 2007;8:77-83 pubmed
    ..Our results provide direct evidence for a crucial role of the TOUSLED protein kinase in the maintenance of transcriptional gene silencing in some genomic regions in a DNA-methylation-independent manner in Arabidopsis. ..
  3. Qin Y, Hu C, Pang Y, Kastaniotis A, Hiltunen J, Zhu Y. Saturated very-long-chain fatty acids promote cotton fiber and Arabidopsis cell elongation by activating ethylene biosynthesis. Plant Cell. 2007;19:3692-704 pubmed
    ..Thus, VLCFAs may be involved in maximizing the extensibility of cotton fibers and multiple Arabidopsis cell types, possibly by activating ethylene biosynthesis. ..
  4. Zhang Z, Zhang H, Quan R, Wang X, Huang R. Transcriptional regulation of the ethylene response factor LeERF2 in the expression of ethylene biosynthesis genes controls ethylene production in tomato and tobacco. Plant Physiol. 2009;150:365-77 pubmed publisher
  5. Zheng H, Lin S, Zhang Q, Lei Y, Hou L, Zhang Z. Functional identification and regulation of the PtDrl02 gene promoter from triploid white poplar. Plant Cell Rep. 2010;29:449-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study also suggested that the PtDrl02 gene 5' untranslated region, as well as a Populus WRKY transcription factor, PtWRKY1, was involved in the regulation of PtDrl02 promoter activities. ..
  6. Wang Y, Li J, Hou S, Wang X, Li Y, Ren D, et al. A Pseudomonas syringae ADP-ribosyltransferase inhibits Arabidopsis mitogen-activated protein kinase kinases. Plant Cell. 2010;22:2033-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Arg-313 of MKK5 is required for ADP-ribosylation by HopF2 and MKK5 function in the plant cell. Together, these results indicate that MKKs are important targets of HopF2. ..
  7. Wei L, Guo J, Ouyang M, Sun X, Ma J, Chi W, et al. LPA19, a Psb27 homolog in Arabidopsis thaliana, facilitates D1 protein precursor processing during PSII biogenesis. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:21391-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, these studies suggest that LPA19 is involved in facilitating the D1 precursor protein processing in Arabidopsis...
  8. Liu T, Zhu P, Cheng K, Meng C, He H. Molecular cloning, expression and characterization of hyoscyamine 6beta-hydroxylase from hairy roots of Anisodus tanguticus. Planta Med. 2005;71:249-53 pubmed
    ..The A. tanguticus H6H was expressed in Escherichia coli and purified for enzyme function analysis. This study characterized the recombinant AtH6H and showed it could generate scopolamine from hyoscyamine. ..
  9. Huang X, Qian Q, Liu Z, Sun H, He S, Luo D, et al. Natural variation at the DEP1 locus enhances grain yield in rice. Nat Genet. 2009;41:494-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We also show that a functionally equivalent allele is present in the temperate cereals and seems to have arisen before the divergence of the wheat and barley lineages...

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  1. Zhang J, Xu Y, Huan Q, Chong K. Deep sequencing of Brachypodium small RNAs at the global genome level identifies microRNAs involved in cold stress response. BMC Genomics. 2009;10:449 pubmed publisher
  2. Guo Y, Qin G, Gu H, Qu L. Dof5.6/HCA2, a Dof transcription factor gene, regulates interfascicular cambium formation and vascular tissue development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2009;21:3518-34 pubmed publisher
    ..This report demonstrates that a transcription factor gene, HCA2, is involved in regulation of interfascicular cambium formation and vascular tissue development in Arabidopsis. ..
  3. Guo Z, Song Y, Zhou R, Ren Z, Jia J. Discovery, evaluation and distribution of haplotypes of the wheat Ppd-D1 gene. New Phytol. 2010;185:841-51 pubmed publisher
    ..The evolution, expression and distribution of Ppd-D1 haplotypes were consistent evidentially with each other. What was regarded as a pair of alleles in the past can now be considered a series of alleles leading to continuous variation. ..
  4. Wang L, Xu Y, Li J, Powell R, Xu Z, Chong K. Transgenic rice plants ectopically expressing AtBAK1 are semi-dwarfed and hypersensitive to 24-epibrassinolide. J Plant Physiol. 2007;164:655-64 pubmed
    ..On the other hand, the transgenic plants generated by overproducing AtBAK1 may potentially have agricultural applications because the dwarfed phenotype is generally resistant to lodging, while the fertility remains unaffected. ..
  5. Zhang J, Vankova R, Malbeck J, Dobrev P, Xu Y, Chong K, et al. AtSOFL1 and AtSOFL2 act redundantly as positive modulators of the endogenous content of specific cytokinins in Arabidopsis. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e8236 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our data suggest that in plants AtSOFL1 and AtSOFL2 work redundantly as positive modulators in the fine-tuning of specific cytokinin levels as well as responsiveness. ..
  6. Hu Y, Wang Y, Liu X, Li J. Arabidopsis RAV1 is down-regulated by brassinosteroid and may act as a negative regulator during plant development. Cell Res. 2004;14:8-15 pubmed
  7. Chen Y, Chen T, Shen S, Zheng M, Guo Y, Lin J, et al. Differential display proteomic analysis of Picea meyeri pollen germination and pollen-tube growth after inhibition of actin polymerization by latrunculin B. Plant J. 2006;47:174-95 pubmed
    ..These findings provide new insights into the multifaceted mechanism of actin cytoskeleton functions and its interaction with signalling, cell-expansion machinery and energy-providing pathways. ..
  8. Zhang H, He H, Chen L, Li L, Liang M, Wang X, et al. A genome-wide transcription analysis reveals a close correlation of promoter INDEL polymorphism and heterotic gene expression in rice hybrids. Mol Plant. 2008;1:720-31 pubmed publisher
  9. Yang H, Zhao Y, Wang C, Yang Z, Zeng Q, Lu H. Molecular characterization of a dehydroascorbate reductase from Pinus bungeana. J Integr Plant Biol. 2009;51:993-1001 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, the recombinant PbDHAR was a thermostable enzyme, and retained 77% of its initial activity at 55 degrees C. The present study is the first to provide a detailed molecular characterization of the DHAR in P. bungeana. ..
  10. Bi D, Cheng Y, Li X, Zhang Y. Activation of plant immune responses by a gain-of-function mutation in an atypical receptor-like kinase. Plant Physiol. 2010;153:1771-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Identification of snc4-1D provides us a unique genetic system for analyzing the signal transduction pathways downstream of receptor-like kinases. ..
  11. Zhang X, Zhang Z, Chen J, Chen Q, Wang X, Huang R. Expressing TERF1 in tobacco enhances drought tolerance and abscisic acid sensitivity during seedling development. Planta. 2005;222:494-501 pubmed
  12. Li C, Chen Q, Gao X, Qi B, Chen N, Xu S, et al. AtHsfA2 modulates expression of stress responsive genes and enhances tolerance to heat and oxidative stress in Arabidopsis. Sci China C Life Sci. 2005;48:540-50 pubmed
    ..So we suggest that AtHsfA2 plays an important role in linking heat shock with oxidative stress signals. ..
  13. Ye J, Qu J, Zhang J, Geng Y, Fang R. A critical domain of the Cucumber mosaic virus 2b protein for RNA silencing suppressor activity. FEBS Lett. 2009;583:101-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We further show that the same domain is responsible for inhibition of Nicotiana benthamiana AGO4-1 transcription. Our results implicate AGO4 as a mediator for CMV 2b to suppress systemic silencing and DNA methylation...
  14. Liu M, Yuan L, Liu N, Shi D, Liu J, Yang W. GAMETOPHYTIC FACTOR 1, involved in pre-mRNA splicing, is essential for megagametogenesis and embryogenesis in Arabidopsis. J Integr Plant Biol. 2009;51:261-71 pubmed publisher
    ..This investigation suggests that GFA1 is involved in mRNA biogenesis through interaction with AtBrr2 and AtPrp8 and functions in megagametogenesis and embryogenesis in plant. ..
  15. Zhou X, Hua D, Chen Z, Zhou Z, Gong Z. Elongator mediates ABA responses, oxidative stress resistance and anthocyanin biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2009;60:79-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that Elongator plays crucial roles in regulating plant responses to ABA, oxidative stress resistance and anthocyanin biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. ..
  16. Wei G, Pan Y, Lei J, Zhu Y. Molecular cloning, phylogenetic analysis, expressional profiling and in vitro studies of TINY2 from Arabidopsis thaliana. J Biochem Mol Biol. 2005;38:440-6 pubmed
    ..Our data indicate that TINY2 could be a new member of the AP2/EREBP transcription factor family involved in activation of down-stream genes in response to environmental stress. ..
  17. Qu Z, Wang H, Xia G. GhHb1: a nonsymbiotic hemoglobin gene of cotton responsive to infection by Verticillium dahliae. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005;1730:103-13 pubmed publisher
    ..dahliae and that exogenous hydrogen peroxide induces GhHb1 expression. These results suggest that the GhHb1 may play a role in the defense response of G. hirsutum against V. dahliae invasion...
  18. Guo J, Dai X, Xu W, Ma M. Overexpressing GSH1 and AsPCS1 simultaneously increases the tolerance and accumulation of cadmium and arsenic in Arabidopsis thaliana. Chemosphere. 2008;72:1020-6 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that such a stacking of modified genes is capable of increasing Cd and As tolerance and accumulation in transgenic lines, and represents a highly promising new tool for use in phytoremediation efforts. ..
  19. Ma Q. The expression of caffeic acid 3-O-methyltransferase in two wheat genotypes differing in lodging resistance. J Exp Bot. 2009;60:2763-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Southern analysis in a different population suggested that a TaCM locus was located in the distal region of chromosome 3BL, which has less investigated by QTL for lodging-resistant phenotype. ..
  20. Zhao M, Chen L, Zhang L, Zhang W. Nitric reductase-dependent nitric oxide production is involved in cold acclimation and freezing tolerance in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2009;151:755-67 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings demonstrate that NR-dependent NO production plays an important role in cold acclimation-induced increase in freezing tolerance by modulating Pro accumulation in Arabidopsis. ..
  21. Yan J, Zhang C, Gu M, Bai Z, Zhang W, Qi T, et al. The Arabidopsis CORONATINE INSENSITIVE1 protein is a jasmonate receptor. Plant Cell. 2009;21:2220-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results demonstrate that COI1 directly binds to JA-Ile and COR and serves as a receptor for jasmonate. ..
  22. Cao Z, Jia Z, Liu Y, Wang M, Zhao J, Zheng J, et al. Constitutive expression of ZmsHSP in Arabidopsis enhances their cytokinin sensitivity. Mol Biol Rep. 2010;37:1089-97 pubmed publisher
  23. He Y, Li J. Differential expression of triplicate phosphoribosylanthranilate isomerase isogenes in the tryptophan biosynthetic pathway of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. Planta. 2001;212:641-7 pubmed
    ..thaliana. Deletion of PAI1 is partially responsible for abnormal growth and development in the PAI deletion mutant trp6 as well as strong blue fluorescence in young leaves under ultraviolet irradiation. ..
  24. Ren M, Chen Q, Li L, Zhang R, Guo S. Functional analysis of a reproductive organ predominant expressing promoter in cotton plants. Sci China C Life Sci. 2005;48:452-9 pubmed
    ..The results showed that the arf1 promoter was a typical reproductive organ-specific promoter. Hopefully, the arf1 promoter can be a regulatory element for designing cotton reproductive organs with desired characteristics...
  25. Li L, Qin G, Tsuge T, Hou X, Ding M, Aoyama T, et al. SPOROCYTELESS modulates YUCCA expression to regulate the development of lateral organs in Arabidopsis. New Phytol. 2008;179:751-64 pubmed publisher
  26. Zhang H, Ohyama K, Boudet J, Chen Z, Yang J, Zhang M, et al. Dolichol biosynthesis and its effects on the unfolded protein response and abiotic stress resistance in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2008;20:1879-98 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest that LEW1 catalyzes dolichol biosynthesis and that dolichol is important for plant responses to endoplasmic reticulum stress, drought, and dark-induced senescence in Arabidopsis...
  27. Liang W, Li C, Liu F, Jiang H, Li S, Sun J, et al. The Arabidopsis homologs of CCR4-associated factor 1 show mRNA deadenylation activity and play a role in plant defence responses. Cell Res. 2009;19:307-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest roles of the AtCAF1 proteins in regulated mRNA deadenylation and defence responses to pathogen infections. ..
  28. Ma Q. Functional analysis of a cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase involved in lignin biosynthesis in wheat. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:2735-44 pubmed publisher
    ..These properties were correlated to the lignin contents and lodging indices of the two cultivars. These data suggest that TaCAD1 is the predominant CAD in wheat stem for lignin biosynthesis and is critical for lodging resistance...
  29. Li H, Liu N, Shi D, Liu J, Yang W. YAO is a nucleolar WD40-repeat protein critical for embryogenesis and gametogenesis in Arabidopsis. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:169 pubmed publisher
    ..Since YAO is a nucleolar protein and its counterparts in yeast and human are components of the U3 snoRNP complex, we therefore postulate that YAO is most likely involved in rRNA processing in plants as well. ..
  30. Sa Q, Wang Y, Li W, Zhang L, Sun Y. The promoter of an antifungal protein gene from Gastrodia elata confers tissue -specific and fungus-inducible expression patterns and responds to both salicylic acid and jasmonic acid. Plant Cell Rep. 2003;22:79-84 pubmed
    ..The -537 region of the GAFP-2 promoter was sufficient for its tissue-specific and inducible expression of the promoter...
  31. Chen H, Shen Y, Tang X, Yu L, Wang J, Guo L, et al. Arabidopsis CULLIN4 Forms an E3 Ubiquitin Ligase with RBX1 and the CDD Complex in Mediating Light Control of Development. Plant Cell. 2006;18:1991-2004 pubmed
    ..Thus, this study suggests a biochemical activity connection between CSN and CDD complexes in their cooperation with COP1 in orchestrating the repression of photomorphogenesis. ..
  32. Ma D, Pu G, Lei C, Ma L, Wang H, Guo Y, et al. Isolation and characterization of AaWRKY1, an Artemisia annua transcription factor that regulates the amorpha-4,11-diene synthase gene, a key gene of artemisinin biosynthesis. Plant Cell Physiol. 2009;50:2146-61 pubmed publisher
    ..These results strongly suggest the involvement of the AaWRKY1 transcription factor in the regulation of artemisinin biosynthesis, and indicate that ADS is a target gene of AaWRKY1 in A. annua. ..
  33. Li B, Xu W, Xu Y, Zhang Y, Wang T, Bai Y, et al. Integrative study on proteomics, molecular physiology, and genetics reveals an accumulation of cyclophilin-like protein, TaCYP20-2, leading to an increase of Rht protein and dwarf in a novel GA-insensitive mutant (gaid) in Wheat. J Proteome Res. 2010;9:4242-53 pubmed publisher
    ..It suggests that TaCYP20-2 is a new member that regulates wheat stem development mediated by DELLA protein degradation of GA signaling pathway. ..
  34. Wang H, Huang Z, Chen Q, Zhang Z, Zhang H, Wu Y, et al. Ectopic overexpression of tomato JERF3 in tobacco activates downstream gene expression and enhances salt tolerance. Plant Mol Biol. 2004;55:183-92 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that JERF3 functions as a linker in ethylene- and osmotic stress-signaling pathways. ..
  35. Chai M, Chen Q, An R, Chen Y, Chen J, Wang X. NADK2, an Arabidopsis chloroplastic NAD kinase, plays a vital role in both chlorophyll synthesis and chloroplast protection. Plant Mol Biol. 2005;59:553-64 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that NADK2 may be a chloroplast NAD kinase and play a vital role in chlorophyll synthesis and chloroplast protection against oxidative damage. ..
  36. Liu C, Lu F, Cui X, Cao X. Histone methylation in higher plants. Annu Rev Plant Biol. 2010;61:395-420 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize the biochemical, genetic, and molecular action of histone methylation in two plants, the dicot Arabidopsis and the monocot rice. ..
  37. Wang B, Shi L, Li Y, Zhang W. Boron toxicity is alleviated by hydrogen sulfide in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) seedlings. Planta. 2010;231:1301-9 pubmed publisher
  38. Luo H, Li Y, Sun C, Wu Q, Song J, Sun Y, et al. Comparison of 454-ESTs from Huperzia serrata and Phlegmariurus carinatus reveals putative genes involved in lycopodium alkaloid biosynthesis and developmental regulation. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:209 pubmed publisher
    ..We focused on gene discovery in the areas of bioactive compound biosynthesis and transcriptional regulation as well as genetic marker detection in these species...
  39. Ma Q, Xu Y, Lin Z, He P. Cloning of cDNA encoding COMT from wheat which is differentially expressed in lodging-sensitive and -resistant cultivars. J Exp Bot. 2002;53:2281-2 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that the action of the wheat COMT gene may be related to stem rigidity and lodging character in wheat...
  40. Zhu H, Qian W, Lu X, Li D, Liu X, Liu K, et al. Expression patterns of purple acid phosphatase genes in Arabidopsis organs and functional analysis of AtPAP23 predominantly transcribed in flower. Plant Mol Biol. 2005;59:581-94 pubmed
    ..Interestingly, the Fe and Mn contents were found significantly increased in AtPAP23 overexpression lines, which may offer a new direction for further functional studies of AtPAPs in Arabidopsis. ..
  41. Xu W, Huang J, Li B, Li J, Wang Y. Is kinase activity essential for biological functions of BRI1?. Cell Res. 2008;18:472-8 pubmed publisher
  42. Pang Y, Zhang J, Cao J, Yin S, He X, Cui K. Phloem transdifferentiation from immature xylem cells during bark regeneration after girdling in Eucommia ulmoides Oliv. J Exp Bot. 2008;59:1341-51 pubmed publisher
    ..This study also showed that the bark regeneration system could provide a novel method for studying xylem and phloem cell differentiation. ..
  43. Che N, Yang Y, Li Y, Wang L, Huang P, Gao Y, et al. Efficient LEC2 activation of OLEOSIN expression requires two neighboring RY elements on its promoter. Sci China C Life Sci. 2009;52:854-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, we conclude that two neighboring RY elements are essential for efficient LEC2 activation of OLEOSIN expression. These findings will help us better utilize seed-specific promoter activity. ..
  44. Qin F, Sakuma Y, Li J, Liu Q, Li Y, Shinozaki K, et al. Cloning and functional analysis of a novel DREB1/CBF transcription factor involved in cold-responsive gene expression in Zea mays L. Plant Cell Physiol. 2004;45:1042-52 pubmed
    ..ZmDREB1A is suggested to be potentially useful for producing transgenic plants that is tolerant to drought, high-salinity and/or cold stresses. ..
  45. Zhang L, Xu Y, Ma R. Molecular cloning, identification, and chromosomal localization of two MADS box genes in peach (Prunus persica). J Genet Genomics. 2008;35:365-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results provided the basis for further dissection of the two MADS box gene function...
  46. Mu J, Tan H, Zheng Q, Fu F, Liang Y, Zhang J, et al. LEAFY COTYLEDON1 is a key regulator of fatty acid biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2008;148:1042-54 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that LEC1 and LEC1-like genes act as key regulators to coordinate the expression of fatty acid biosynthetic genes, thereby representing promising targets for genetic improvement of oil production plants. ..
  47. Yi K, Guo C, Chen D, Zhao B, Yang B, Ren H. Cloning and functional characterization of a formin-like protein (AtFH8) from Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2005;138:1071-82 pubmed
  48. Zhou J, Zhang H, Yang Y, Zhang Z, Zhang H, Hu X, et al. Abscisic acid regulates TSRF1-mediated resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum by modifying the expression of GCC box-containing genes in tobacco. J Exp Bot. 2008;59:645-52 pubmed publisher
    ..These results therefore establish that TSRF1-regulated resistance to R. solanacearum can be modified in tobacco by ABA. ..
  49. Shen J, Ren X, Cao R, Liu J, Gong Z. Transcriptional gene silencing mediated by a plastid inner envelope phosphoenolpyruvate/phosphate translocator CUE1 in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2009;150:1990-6 pubmed publisher
    ..It is possible that signals from chloroplasts help to regulate the epigenetic status of a subset of genomic loci in the nucleus. ..
  50. Tang Y, Wang F, Zhao J, Xie K, Hong Y, Liu Y. Virus-based microRNA expression for gene functional analysis in plants. Plant Physiol. 2010;153:632-41 pubmed publisher
  51. Liu X, Qian W, Liu X, Qin H, Wang D. Molecular and functional analysis of hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase from Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytol. 2007;175:448-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, the data suggest that functional HGPTs are expressed in higher plants. In Arabidopsis, HGPT plays an active role in the salvage of purine bases and its activity is required for efficient seed germination...
  52. Gao Y, Gong X, Cao W, Zhao J, Fu L, Wang X, et al. SAD2 in Arabidopsis functions in trichome initiation through mediating GL3 function and regulating GL1, TTG1 and GL2 expression. J Integr Plant Biol. 2008;50:906-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of GFP fusions of GL1, GL2, GL3 and TTG1 suggested that these proteins are most likely not direct cargo of SAD2. Our data suggest that SAD2 is involved in trichome initiation by regulating these nuclear genes. ..
  53. Zhang Y, Cao G, Qu L, Gu H. Characterization of Arabidopsis MYB transcription factor gene AtMYB17 and its possible regulation by LEAFY and AGL15. J Genet Genomics. 2009;36:99-107 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our data suggest that LFY may be involved in the regulation of AtMYB17, possibly together with AGL15, and thereafter in early inflorescence development and seed germination. ..
  54. Qiao H, Wang F, Zhao L, Zhou J, Lai Z, Zhang Y, et al. The F-box protein AhSLF-S2 controls the pollen function of S-RNase-based self-incompatibility. Plant Cell. 2004;16:2307-22 pubmed
    ..inflata, these results provide direct evidence that the polymorphic SLF including AhSLF-S(2) controls the pollen function of S-RNase-based self-incompatibility. ..
  55. Wu C, Ma Q, Yam K, Cheung M, Xu Y, Han T, et al. In situ expression of the GmNMH7 gene is photoperiod-dependent in a unique soybean (Glycine max [L.] Merr.) flowering reversion system. Planta. 2006;223:725-35 pubmed
    ..These results support the notion that the photoperiod sensitive GmNMH7 gene may play multiple roles in growth and development in soybean. ..
  56. Zhang X, Chen Y, Wang Z, Chen Z, Gu H, Qu L. Constitutive expression of CIR1 (RVE2) affects several circadian-regulated processes and seed germination in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2007;51:512-25 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that CIR1 is possibly part of a regulatory feedback loop that controls a subset of the circadian outputs and modulates the central oscillator. ..
  57. Guan H, Kang D, Fan M, Chen Z, Qu L. Overexpression of a new putative membrane protein gene AtMRB1 results in organ size enlargement in Arabidopsis. J Integr Plant Biol. 2009;51:130-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that AtMRB1 is possibly a positive regulator of organ size development in Arabidopsis, mainly through cell number control. ..
  58. Wang Z, Zhu Y, Wang L, Liu X, Liu Y, Phillips J, et al. A WRKY transcription factor participates in dehydration tolerance in Boea hygrometrica by binding to the W-box elements of the galactinol synthase (BhGolS1) promoter. Planta. 2009;230:1155-66 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest a mechanism where BhWRKY1 is likely to function in an ABA-dependent signal pathway to regulate BhGolS1 expression, which leads to the accumulation of RFOs in desiccation-tolerant B. hygrometrica leaves. ..
  59. Chang T, Liu X, Xu H, Meng K, Chen S, Zhu Z. A metallothionein-like gene htMT2 strongly expressed in internodes and nodes of Helianthus tuberosus and effects of metal ion treatment on its expression. Planta. 2004;218:449-55 pubmed
    ..It is suggested that HtMT2 might be involved in the transport or availability of Cu(2+) and Zn(2+) to some apo-metal enzymes or apo-metal proteins. ..
  60. Wang X, Niu Q, Teng C, Li C, Mu J, Chua N, et al. Overexpression of PGA37/MYB118 and MYB115 promotes vegetative-to-embryonic transition in Arabidopsis. Cell Res. 2009;19:224-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, these results suggest that PGA37/MYB118 and MYB115 promote vegetative-to-embryonic transition, through a signaling pathway independent of WUS. ..
  61. Chen J, Xia X, Yin W. Expression profiling and functional characterization of a DREB2-type gene from Populus euphratica. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2009;378:483-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The results indicate that PeDREB2 functions as a novel transcription factor involved in the response of salt stress and might be useful in improving salt tolerance in transgenic plants...
  62. Yin H, Zhang X, Liu J, Wang Y, He J, Yang T, et al. Epigenetic regulation, somatic homologous recombination, and abscisic acid signaling are influenced by DNA polymerase epsilon mutation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2009;21:386-402 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that ABO4/POL2a/TIL1 is involved in maintaining epigenetic states, HR, and ABA signaling in Arabidopsis. ..
  63. Zhou Y, Xu M, Zhao M, Xie X, Zhu L, Fu B, et al. Genome-wide gene responses in a transgenic rice line carrying the maize resistance gene Rxo1 to the rice bacterial streak pathogen, Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:78 pubmed publisher
    ..These results add to our understanding the evolution of plant resistance genes. ..
  64. Wang L, Pei Z, Tian Y, He C. OsLSD1, a rice zinc finger protein, regulates programmed cell death and callus differentiation. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2005;18:375-84 pubmed publisher
    ..OsLSD1 green fluorescent protein fusion protein was located in the nucleus of tobacco cells. Our results suggest that OsLSD1 plays a negative role in regulating plant PCD, whereas it plays a positive role in callus differentiation...
  65. Zhang Y, Cheng Y, Qu N, Zhao Q, Bi D, Li X. Negative regulation of defense responses in Arabidopsis by two NPR1 paralogs. Plant J. 2006;48:647-56 pubmed
  66. Shan H, Zhang N, Liu C, Xu G, Zhang J, Chen Z, et al. Patterns of gene duplication and functional diversification during the evolution of the AP1/SQUA subfamily of plant MADS-box genes. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2007;44:26-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on these observations, the evolutionary fates of duplicate genes and the contributions of the frameshift mutation and alternative splicing to functional diversity are discussed...
  67. Zhu S, Yu X, Wang X, Zhao R, Li Y, Fan R, et al. Two calcium-dependent protein kinases, CPK4 and CPK11, regulate abscisic acid signal transduction in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2007;19:3019-36 pubmed
  68. Chen J, Wang S, Jing R, Mao X. Cloning the PvP5CS gene from common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) and its expression patterns under abiotic stresses. J Plant Physiol. 2009;166:12-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, subcellular localization assays showed that the PvP5CS protein was present in the nucleus and at the plasmalemma...
  69. Liu J, Ha D, Xie Z, Wang C, Wang H, Zhang W, et al. Ectopic expression of soybean GmKNT1 in Arabidopsis results in altered leaf morphology and flower identity. J Genet Genomics. 2008;35:441-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicated that the GmKNT1 could affect multiple aspects of plant growth and development by regulation of downstream genes expression...
  70. Wang F, Shi D, Liu J, Yang W. Novel nuclear protein ALC-INTERACTING PROTEIN1 is expressed in vascular and mesocarp cells in Arabidopsis. J Integr Plant Biol. 2008;50:918-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these data indicate that ALC may interact with ACI1 and its homologs to control cell separation during fruit dehiscence in Arabidopsis. ..
  71. Sun X, Fu T, Chen N, Guo J, Ma J, Zou M, et al. The stromal chloroplast Deg7 protease participates in the repair of photosystem II after photoinhibition in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2010;152:1263-73 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that Deg proteases on both the stromal and luminal sides of the thylakoid membranes are important for the efficient PSII repair in Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana). ..
  72. Wang H, Liu D, Liu C, Zhang A. The pyridoxal kinase gene TaPdxK from wheat complements vitamin B6 synthesis-defective Escherichia coli. J Plant Physiol. 2004;161:1053-60 pubmed
    ..TaPdxK transcripts were detected in roots, shoots, spikes and anthers by RT-PCR analysis. TaPdxK expression level was not regulated by salt, ABA, and osmotic stress. ..
  73. Wang X, Xu Y, Han Y, Bao S, Du J, Yuan M, et al. Overexpression of RAN1 in rice and Arabidopsis alters primordial meristem, mitotic progress, and sensitivity to auxin. Plant Physiol. 2006;140:91-101 pubmed publisher
    ..This article determines the function of RAN in plant development mediated by the cell cycle and its novel role in meristem initiation mediated by auxin signaling...
  74. Wang X, Zhu L, Liu B, Wang C, Jin L, Zhao Q, et al. Arabidopsis MICROTUBULE-ASSOCIATED PROTEIN18 functions in directional cell growth by destabilizing cortical microtubules. Plant Cell. 2007;19:877-89 pubmed
    ..Our study demonstrated that MAP18 may play a role in regulating directional cell growth and cortical microtubule organization by destabilizing microtubules. ..
  75. Zhang Y, Feng S, Chen F, Chen H, Wang J, McCall C, et al. Arabidopsis DDB1-CUL4 ASSOCIATED FACTOR1 forms a nuclear E3 ubiquitin ligase with DDB1 and CUL4 that is involved in multiple plant developmental processes. Plant Cell. 2008;20:1437-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Reducing the levels of DCAF1 leads to diverse developmental defects, implying that DCAF1 might be involved in multiple developmental pathways. ..
  76. Li W, Oono Y, Zhu J, He X, Wu J, Iida K, et al. The Arabidopsis NFYA5 transcription factor is regulated transcriptionally and posttranscriptionally to promote drought resistance. Plant Cell. 2008;20:2238-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, NFYA5 is important for drought resistance, and its induction by drought stress occurs at both the transcriptional and posttranscriptional levels. ..
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