Experts and Doctors on flowers in Germany


Locale: Germany
Topic: flowers

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  1. Suesslin C, Frohnmeyer H. An Arabidopsis mutant defective in UV-B light-mediated responses. Plant J. 2003;33:591-601 pubmed
    ..ULI3 is preferentially expressed in the outer cell layers in leaves, stems and flowers, but not in roots. There is evidence that ULI3 represents a specific component involved in UV-B-mediated signal transduction in higher plants. ..
  2. Zakharov A, Müntz K. Seed legumains are expressed in stamens and vegetative legumains in seeds of Nicotiana tabacum L. J Exp Bot. 2004;55:1593-5 pubmed
    ..This agreed well with the fact that, so far, no functional differences could be assigned to the sequence differences reflected in the branches of the tree. ..
  3. Lorbiecke R, Steffens M, Tomm J, Scholten S, von Wiegen P, Kranz E, et al. Phytosulphokine gene regulation during maize (Zea mays L.) reproduction. J Exp Bot. 2005;56:1805-19 pubmed
    ..In general, PSK availability appears to be controlled through transcriptional regulation in a tissue and cell type-specific and development-dependent manner. ..
  4. Dötterl S, Jurgens A, Seifert K, Laube T, Weissbecker B, Schutz S. Nursery pollination by a moth in Silene latifolia: the role of odours in eliciting antennal and behavioural responses. New Phytol. 2006;169:707-18 pubmed
    ..Our results show that the most common and abundant floral scent compounds in S. latifolia, lilac aldehydes, attracted most of the moths tested, indicating a specific adaptation of H. bicruris to its host plant. ..
  5. Dumri K, Seipold L, Schmidt J, Gerlach G, Dötterl S, Ellis A, et al. Non-volatile floral oils of Diascia spp. (Scrophulariaceae). Phytochemistry. 2008;69:1372-83 pubmed publisher
    ..The importance of these oils for Rediviva bees is discussed in a co-evolutionary context. ..
  6. Jung C, Müller A. Flowering time control and applications in plant breeding. Trends Plant Sci. 2009;14:563-73 pubmed publisher
    ..This article reviews the major floral regulatory pathways and discusses current and novel strategies for altering bolting and flowering behavior in crop plants. ..
  7. Bartrina I, Otto E, Strnad M, Werner T, Schmülling T. Cytokinin regulates the activity of reproductive meristems, flower organ size, ovule formation, and thus seed yield in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell. 2011;23:69-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, the results underpin the important role of cytokinin in reproductive development. The increased cytokinin content caused an ~55% increase in seed yield, highlighting the relevance of sink strength as a yield factor. ..
  8. Campoli C, Drosse B, Searle I, Coupland G, von Korff M. Functional characterisation of HvCO1, the barley (Hordeum vulgare) flowering time ortholog of CONSTANS. Plant J. 2012;69:868-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, HvCO1 probably induces flowering by activating HvFT1 whilst Ppd-H1 regulates HvFT1 independently of HvCO1 mRNA, and all three genes also appear to have a strong effect in promoting inflorescence development. ..
  9. Glatthaar Saalmüller B, Rauchhaus U, Rode S, Haunschild J, Saalmuller A. Antiviral activity in vitro of two preparations of the herbal medicinal product Sinupret® against viruses causing respiratory infections. Phytomedicine. 2011;19:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results demonstrate that Sinupret(®) shows a broad spectrum of antiviral activity in vitro against viruses commonly known to cause respiratory infections...

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  1. Papiorek S, Junker R, Alves dos Santos I, Melo G, Amaral Neto L, Sazima M, et al. Bees, birds and yellow flowers: pollinator-dependent convergent evolution of UV patterns. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2016;18:46-55 pubmed publisher
    ..The results support the hypothesis that flower colours and the visual capabilities of their efficient pollinators are adapted to each other. ..
  2. Dellinger A, Essl F, Hojsgaard D, Kirchheimer B, Klatt S, Dawson W, et al. Niche dynamics of alien species do not differ among sexual and apomictic flowering plants. New Phytol. 2016;209:1313-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Niche dynamics rather appear to be driven by changes of the realized niche without adaptive change of the fundamental climatic niche. ..
  3. Wagner S, Suter A, Merfort I. Skin penetration studies of Arnica preparations and of their sesquiterpene lactones. Planta Med. 2004;70:897-903 pubmed
  4. Klepek Y, Geiger D, Stadler R, Klebl F, Landouar Arsivaud L, Lemoine R, et al. Arabidopsis POLYOL TRANSPORTER5, a new member of the monosaccharide transporter-like superfamily, mediates H+-Symport of numerous substrates, including myo-inositol, glycerol, and ribose. Plant Cell. 2005;17:204-18 pubmed
    ..The potential physiological role of AtPLT5 is discussed. ..
  5. Geider K, Auling G, Du Z, Jakovljevic V, Jock S, Völksch B. Erwinia tasmaniensis sp. nov., a non-phytopathogenic bacterium from apple and pear trees. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006;56:2937-43 pubmed
    ..From DNA-DNA hybridization kinetics, microbiological characteristics and nucleotide sequence analyses, this species is related to pathogenic Erwinia species, but also to the epiphytic species Erwinia billingiae...
  6. Gandikota M, Birkenbihl R, Höhmann S, Cardon G, Saedler H, Huijser P. The miRNA156/157 recognition element in the 3' UTR of the Arabidopsis SBP box gene SPL3 prevents early flowering by translational inhibition in seedlings. Plant J. 2007;49:683-93 pubmed
    ..As a consequence of precocious translation of the constitutively expressed SPL3 transgene, due to the absence of a functional MRE, plants exhibit very early flowering in addition to frequent morphological changes. ..
  7. Wege S, Scholz A, Gleissberg S, Becker A. Highly efficient virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) in California poppy (Eschscholzia californica): an evaluation of VIGS as a strategy to obtain functional data from non-model plants. Ann Bot. 2007;100:641-9 pubmed
    ..However, since this transformation protocol is time consuming, virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) was evaluated as a fast method to obtain functional data for California poppy genes...
  8. Stenzel I, Hause B, Proels R, Miersch O, Oka M, Roitsch T, et al. The AOC promoter of tomato is regulated by developmental and environmental stimuli. Phytochemistry. 2008;69:1859-69 pubmed publisher
    ..The data support a spatial and temporal regulation of JA biosynthesis during development and in response to environmental stimuli...
  9. Maier A, Stehling Sun S, Wollmann H, Demar M, Hong R, Haubeiss S, et al. Dual roles of the bZIP transcription factor PERIANTHIA in the control of floral architecture and homeotic gene expression. Development. 2009;136:1613-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we show that PAN expression persists in ag mutant flowers, suggesting that PAN and AG are engaged in a negative-feedback loop, which might be mediated by the stem-cell-inducing transcription factor WUSCHEL (WUS). ..
  10. Kneissl J, Wachtler V, Chua N, Bolle C. OWL1: an Arabidopsis J-domain protein involved in perception of very low light fluences. Plant Cell. 2009;21:3212-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Both proteins are involved in the agravitropic response under FR light. We propose a central function of OWL1 in the VLFR pathway, which is essential for plant survival under unfavorable light conditions...
  11. Van Inghelandt D, Melchinger A, Martinant J, Stich B. Genome-wide association mapping of flowering time and northern corn leaf blight (Setosphaeria turcica) resistance in a vast commercial maize germplasm set. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:56 pubmed publisher
  12. Campoli C, Shtaya M, Davis S, von Korff M. Expression conservation within the circadian clock of a monocot: natural variation at barley Ppd-H1 affects circadian expression of flowering time genes, but not clock orthologs. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:97 pubmed publisher
    ..Structural and functional characterization of the barley circadian clock will set the basis for future studies of the adaptive significance of the circadian clock in Triticeae species...
  13. Schlumpberger B, Renner S. Molecular phylogenetics of Echinopsis (Cactaceae): Polyphyly at all levels and convergent evolution of pollination modes and growth forms. Am J Bot. 2012;99:1335-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Surprisingly, polyploidy seems infrequent in the Echinopsis alliance and hybridization may thus be of minor relevance in the evolution of this clade. ..
  14. Smirnova A, Leide J, Riederer M. Deficiency in a very-long-chain fatty acid ?-ketoacyl-coenzyme a synthase of tomato impairs microgametogenesis and causes floral organ fusion. Plant Physiol. 2013;161:196-209 pubmed publisher
    ..SlCER6 implements a function in the sexual reproduction of tomato that is different from the one in Arabidopsis: SlCER6 is essential for the regulation of timely tapetum degradation and, consequently, microgametogenesis. ..
  15. Zumdick S, Petereit F, Luftmann H, Hensel A. Preparative isolation of oligomeric procyanidins from Hawthorn (Crataegus spp.). Pharmazie. 2009;64:286-8 pubmed
    ..Exact mass measurements with negative ESI-TOF/MS were employed to confirm the respective structures of the isolated procyanidins...
  16. Searle I, He Y, Turck F, Vincent C, Fornara F, Kröber S, et al. The transcription factor FLC confers a flowering response to vernalization by repressing meristem competence and systemic signaling in Arabidopsis. Genes Dev. 2006;20:898-912 pubmed
    ..Thus vernalization relieves transcriptional repression of key regulatory genes in both the leaf and meristem, allowing production of systemic signals in the leaves and conferring competence on the meristem to respond to these signals. ..
  17. Reinhardt S, Ewald A, Hellwig F. The anatomy of the stigma and style from Cyclamen persicum (Mill.) cv. "pure white" and its relation to pollination success. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2007;9:158-62 pubmed
    ..The substance which leads to the closure is still unknown. The closure of the hollow style is a probable cause for failure of seed set in flowers not pollinated early in anthesis...
  18. Yon F, Seo P, Ryu J, Park C, Baldwin I, Kim S. Identification and characterization of circadian clock genes in a native tobacco, Nicotiana attenuata. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:172 pubmed publisher
    ..We identified three core circadian clock genes in N. attenuata and demonstrated the functional and biochemical conservation of NaLHY, NaTOC1, and NaZTL...
  19. Wenkel S, Turck F, Singer K, Gissot L, Le Gourrierec J, Samach A, et al. CONSTANS and the CCAAT box binding complex share a functionally important domain and interact to regulate flowering of Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2006;18:2971-84 pubmed
    ..During plant evolution, the number of genes encoding HAP proteins was greatly amplified, and these proteins may have acquired novel functions, such as mediating the effect of CCT domain proteins on gene expression. ..
  20. Torti S, Fornara F. AGL24 acts in concert with SOC1 and FUL during Arabidopsis floral transition. Plant Signal Behav. 2012;7:1251-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Mutations in AGL24 further delay flowering of a soc1 ful double mutant, suggesting that flowering is controlled by AGL24 partly independently of SOC1 and FUL. ..
  21. Hintz M, Bartholmes C, Nutt P, Ziermann J, Hameister S, Neuffer B, et al. Catching a 'hopeful monster': shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris) as a model system to study the evolution of flower development. J Exp Bot. 2006;57:3531-42 pubmed
    ..Hence, Capsella provides great opportunities to investigate the evolution of flower development from molecular developmental genetics to field ecology and biogeography, and from morphological refinements to major structural transitions...
  22. Vigeolas H, van Dongen J, Waldeck P, Huhn D, Geigenberger P. Lipid storage metabolism is limited by the prevailing low oxygen concentrations within developing seeds of oilseed rape. Plant Physiol. 2003;133:2048-60 pubmed
    ..The underlying mechanisms and implications for strategies to increase yield and storage product composition in oilseed crops are discussed. ..
  23. Hamburger M, Baumann D, Adler S. Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of selected medicinal plants--effects of high pressure and added ethanol on yield of extracted substances. Phytochem Anal. 2004;15:46-54 pubmed
    ..Whereas the extractability of lipophilic compounds increased substantially at pressures above 300 bar, the yields of polyphenolic and glycosidic compounds remained low even at 689 bar and with 20% modifier in the extraction fluid. ..
  24. Mirata M, Wüst M, Mosandl A, Schrader J. Fungal biotransformation of (+/-)-linalool. J Agric Food Chem. 2008;56:3287-96 pubmed publisher linalool oxides, Corynespora cassiicola DSM 62485 was identified as a novel highly stereoselective linalool transforming biocatalyst showing the highest productivity reported so far...
  25. Sprunck S, Rademacher S, Vogler F, Gheyselinck J, Grossniklaus U, Dresselhaus T. Egg cell-secreted EC1 triggers sperm cell activation during double fertilization. Science. 2012;338:1093-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings provide evidence that mutual gamete activation, regulated exocytosis, and sperm plasma membrane modifications govern flowering plant gamete interactions. ..
  26. Gómez Merino F, Brearley C, Ornatowska M, Abdel Haliem M, Zanor M, Mueller Roeber B. AtDGK2, a novel diacylglycerol kinase from Arabidopsis thaliana, phosphorylates 1-stearoyl-2-arachidonoyl-sn-glycerol and 1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycerol and exhibits cold-inducible gene expression. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:8230-41 pubmed
    ..We found that AtDGK2 is induced by exposure to low temperature (4 degrees C), pointing to a role in cold signal transduction. ..
  27. Laubinger S, Marchal V, Le Gourrierec J, Gentilhomme J, Wenkel S, Adrian J, et al. Arabidopsis SPA proteins regulate photoperiodic flowering and interact with the floral inducer CONSTANS to regulate its stability. Development. 2006;133:3213-22 pubmed
    ..Taken together, our results suggest, that SPA proteins regulate photoperiodic flowering by controlling the stability of the floral inducer CO. ..
  28. Weingartner M, Subert C, Sauer N. LATE, a C(2)H(2) zinc-finger protein that acts as floral repressor. Plant J. 2011;68:681-92 pubmed publisher
  29. Geisler D, Päpke C, Obata T, Nunes Nesi A, Matthes A, Schneitz K, et al. Downregulation of the ?-subunit reduces mitochondrial ATP synthase levels, alters respiration, and restricts growth and gametophyte development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2012;24:2792-811 pubmed publisher
  30. Andres F, Coupland G. The genetic basis of flowering responses to seasonal cues. Nat Rev Genet. 2012;13:627-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report progress in defining the diverse genetic mechanisms that enable plants to recognize winter, spring and autumn to initiate flower development. ..
  31. Marrocco K, Zhou Y, Bury E, Dieterle M, Funk M, Genschik P, et al. Functional analysis of EID1, an F-box protein involved in phytochrome A-dependent light signal transduction. Plant J. 2006;45:423-38 pubmed
    ..Finally, our data indicate that the EID1 target interaction domain is composed of two independent modules. ..
  32. Turck F, Fornara F, Coupland G. Regulation and identity of florigen: FLOWERING LOCUS T moves center stage. Annu Rev Plant Biol. 2008;59:573-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we discuss conservation of FT function in other species and how variation in its regulation could generate different flowering behaviors. ..
  33. Davis S. Integrating hormones into the floral-transition pathway of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Environ. 2009;32:1201-10 pubmed publisher
  34. Fellenberg C, Bottcher C, Vogt T. Phenylpropanoid polyamine conjugate biosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana flower buds. Phytochemistry. 2009;70:1392-400 pubmed publisher
    ..The implication of these findings for spermidine conjugate biosynthesis in flower buds of A. thaliana is discussed...
  35. Bergonzi S, Albani M. Reproductive competence from an annual and a perennial perspective. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:4415-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Juvenility and polycarpy, although considered as two different processes in perennials, might be related. ..
  36. Claßen Bockhoff R, Meyer C. Space matters: meristem expansion triggers corona formation in Passiflora. Ann Bot. 2016;117:277-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Considering the principle capacity of flower meristems to generate novel structures widens the view and allows new interpretations in combination with molecular, phylogenetic and morphogenetic data. ..
  37. Lisso J, Altmann T, M ssig C. Metabolic changes in fruits of the tomato dx mutant. Phytochemistry. 2006;67:2232-8 pubmed publisher
    ..BR application to d(x) leaves partially normalized dry mass content, sugar and amino acid levels in d(x) fruits. The data demonstrate that brassinosteroid in shoots is required for fruit development in tomato...
  38. Radhika V, Kost C, Mithofer A, Boland W. Regulation of extrafloral nectar secretion by jasmonates in lima bean is light dependent. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:17228-33 pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrate that in lima bean, the light environment modulates the plant's response to jasmonates as well as JA-Ile biosynthesis, which controls the subsequent EFN secretion. ..
  39. Sicard A, Lenhard M. The selfing syndrome: a model for studying the genetic and evolutionary basis of morphological adaptation in plants. Ann Bot. 2011;107:1433-43 pubmed publisher
  40. Chandler J, Werr W. The role of Dornröschen-like in early floral organogenesis. Plant Signal Behav. 2011;6:1244-6 pubmed publisher
    ..It further paves the way to use DRNL as a tool to address fundamental questions of cell type specification. ..
  41. Pérez Escobar O, Gottschling M, Whitten W, Salazar G, Gerlach G. Sex and the Catasetinae (Darwin's favourite orchids). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2016;97:1-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, prior gain of protandry appears as the necessary prerequisite for gain of ESD in orchids. Our results contribute to a comprehensive evolutionary scenario for sexual systems in Catasetinae and more generally in orchids as well. ..
  42. Tsugawa S, Hervieux N, Kierzkowski D, Routier Kierzkowska A, Sapala A, Hamant O, et al. Clones of cells switch from reduction to enhancement of size variability in Arabidopsis sepals. Development. 2017;144:4398-4405 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we find that, at early stages, fast growing clones exhibit greater cell growth heterogeneity. Thus, cellular variability in growth might contribute to a decrease in the variability of clones throughout the sepal. ..
  43. Berger B, Baldwin I. Silencing the hydroxyproline-rich glycopeptide systemin precursor in two accessions of Nicotiana attenuata alters flower morphology and rates of self-pollination. Plant Physiol. 2009;149:1690-700 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the function of ppHS family members in N. attenuata may have diversified to modulate flower morphology and thereby outcrossing rates in response to biotic or abiotic stresses...
  44. Khan M, Hu J, Riss S, He C, Saedler H. MPF2-like-a MADS-box genes control the inflated Calyx syndrome in Withania (Solanaceae): roles of Darwinian selection. Mol Biol Evol. 2009;26:2463-73 pubmed publisher
    ..By contrast, purifying selection was detected for all other MPF2-like proteins tested. The contribution of the MPF2-like gene duplication to subfunctionalization is discussed...
  45. Kadereit J, Erbar C. Evolution of gynoecium morphology in Old World Papaveroideae: a combined phylogenetic/ontogenetic approach. Am J Bot. 2011;98:1243-51 pubmed publisher
    ..heterophylla. The styles present in M. cambrica and S. heterophylla are considered to have arisen in parallel from ancestors with a stigmatic disc. We speculate that style formation may have been a means to reduce selfing. ..
  46. Dötterl S, Burkhardt D, Weissbecker B, Jürgens A, Schutz S, Mosandl A. Linalool and lilac aldehyde/alcohol in flower scents. Electrophysiological detection of lilac aldehyde stereoisomers by a moth. J Chromatogr A. 2006;1113:231-8 pubmed
    ..The moth responded to all 8 stereoisomers, though only four stereoisomers were found in the scent of its host plant. The moth was less sensitive to some isomers than to others...
  47. Wahl V, Brand L, Guo Y, Schmid M. The FANTASTIC FOUR proteins influence shoot meristem size in Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:285 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data indicate that the FAF genes form a plant specific gene family, the members of which have the potential to regulate the size of the shoot meristem by modulating the CLV3-WUS feedback loop. ..
  48. Pellino M, Hojsgaard D, Schmutzer T, Scholz U, Hörandl E, Vogel H, et al. Asexual genome evolution in the apomictic Ranunculus auricomus complex: examining the effects of hybridization and mutation accumulation. Mol Ecol. 2013;22:5908-21 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that gene function should be considered in order to understand effects of mutation accumulation in asexual lineages. ..
  49. Andrés F, Torti S, Vincent C, Coupland G. Sample Preparation of Arabidopsis thaliana Shoot Apices for Expression Studies of Photoperiod-Induced Genes. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1398:81-91 pubmed publisher
    ..This method can be specifically optimized for photoperiodic-flowering studies. In this chapter, we describe improved methods to generate plant material and histological samples to be combined with RNA ISH in flowering-related studies. ..
  50. Kessler D, Gase K, Baldwin I. Field experiments with transformed plants reveal the sense of floral scents. Science. 2008;321:1200-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Both repellent and attractant were required to maximize capsule production and seed siring in emasculated flowers and flower visitation by native pollinators, whereas nicotine reduced florivory and nectar robbing. ..
  51. Abou Elwafa S, Büttner B, Chia T, Schulze Buxloh G, Hohmann U, Mutasa Gottgens E, et al. Conservation and divergence of autonomous pathway genes in the flowering regulatory network of Beta vulgaris. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:3359-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The results are likely to be of broader relevance because B. vulgaris expands the spectrum of evolutionarily diverse species which are subject to differential developmental and/or environmental regulation of floral transition...
  52. Radchuk V, Kumlehn J, Rutten T, Sreenivasulu N, Radchuk R, Rolletschek H, et al. Fertility in barley flowers depends on Jekyll functions in male and female sporophytes. New Phytol. 2012;194:142-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of JEKYLL on the pollen surface also hints at possible involvement in the fertilization process. • We conclude that the role of Jekyll in cereal sexual reproduction is clearly much broader than has been hitherto realized. ..
  53. Li S, Lauri A, Ziemann M, Busch A, Bhave M, Zachgo S. Nuclear activity of ROXY1, a glutaredoxin interacting with TGA factors, is required for petal development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell. 2009;21:429-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, ROXY1 affects later petal morphogenesis, probably by modulating other TGA factors that might act redundantly during differentiation of second whorl organs. ..
  54. Wang J, Czech B, Weigel D. miR156-regulated SPL transcription factors define an endogenous flowering pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana. Cell. 2009;138:738-49 pubmed publisher
  55. Lange M, Orashakova S, Lange S, Melzer R, Theißen G, Smyth D, et al. The seirena B class floral homeotic mutant of California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) reveals a function of the enigmatic PI motif in the formation of specific multimeric MADS domain protein complexes. Plant Cell. 2013;25:438-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Several families lack this short conserved sequence, including the Brassicaceae, and we propose an evolutionary scenario to explain these functional differences...
  56. Burkhardt D, Mosandl A. Biogenetic studies in Syringa vulgaris L.: bioconversion of (18)O(2H)-labeled precursors into lilac aldehydes and lilac alcohols. J Agric Food Chem. 2003;51:7391-5 pubmed
    ..Bioconversion of [(18)O]linalool into lilac aldehyde and lilac alcohol during in vivo feeding experiments was monitored, and the metabolic pathways are discussed...
  57. Maizel A, Busch M, Tanahashi T, Perkovic J, Kato M, Hasebe M, et al. The floral regulator LEAFY evolves by substitutions in the DNA binding domain. Science. 2005;308:260-3 pubmed
    ..We report that the DNA binding domain of LEAFY, although largely conserved, has diverged in activity. On the contrary, other, more rapidly evolving portions of the protein have few effects on LEAFY activity. ..
  58. Kurdyukov S, Faust A, Trenkamp S, Bär S, Franke R, Efremova N, et al. Genetic and biochemical evidence for involvement of HOTHEAD in the biosynthesis of long-chain alpha-,omega-dicarboxylic fatty acids and formation of extracellular matrix. Planta. 2006;224:315-29 pubmed
  59. Balasubramanian S, Sureshkumar S, Agrawal M, Michael T, Wessinger C, Maloof J, et al. The PHYTOCHROME C photoreceptor gene mediates natural variation in flowering and growth responses of Arabidopsis thaliana. Nat Genet. 2006;38:711-5 pubmed
    ..thaliana. Our work, together with previous findings, suggests that photoreceptor genes are major agents of natural variation in plant flowering and growth response. ..
  60. Corbesier L, Vincent C, Jang S, Fornara F, Fan Q, Searle I, et al. FT protein movement contributes to long-distance signaling in floral induction of Arabidopsis. Science. 2007;316:1030-3 pubmed
    ..Finally, we provide evidence that FT does not activate an intermediate messenger in leaves. We conclude that FT protein acts as a long-distance signal that induces Arabidopsis flowering. ..
  61. Howard J. Why didn't Darwin discover Mendel's laws?. J Biol. 2009;8:15 pubmed publisher
    ..Darwin's focus on small quantitative variations as the raw material of evolution may have prevented him from discovering the laws of inheritance...
  62. Wang R, Farrona S, Vincent C, Joecker A, Schoof H, Turck F, et al. PEP1 regulates perennial flowering in Arabis alpina. Nature. 2009;459:423-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus we describe a critical mechanism by which flowering regulation differs between related perennial and annual species, and propose that differences in chromatin regulation contribute to this variation...
  63. Wang Z, Xing S, Birkenbihl R, Zachgo S. Conserved functions of Arabidopsis and rice CC-type glutaredoxins in flower development and pathogen response. Mol Plant. 2009;2:323-35 pubmed publisher
  64. Albani M, Coupland G. Comparative analysis of flowering in annual and perennial plants. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2010;91:323-48 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we review the events that occur in the meristem of A. thaliana during the floral transition and compare these with our understanding of flowering in perennial systems. ..
  65. Ré D, Dezar C, Chan R, Baldwin I, Bonaventure G. Nicotiana attenuata NaHD20 plays a role in leaf ABA accumulation during water stress, benzylacetone emission from flowers, and the timing of bolting and flower transitions. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:155-66 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, NaHD20 plays multiple roles in N. attenuata and among these are the coordination of responses to dehydration and its integration with changes in flower transitions. ..
  66. Wang N, Qian W, Suppanz I, Wei L, Mao B, Long Y, et al. Flowering time variation in oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) is associated with allelic variation in the FRIGIDA homologue BnaA.FRI.a. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:5641-58 pubmed publisher
    ..The putative functional polymorphisms identified here may facilitate adaptation of this crop to specific environments through marker-assisted breeding...
  67. Farrona S, Thorpe F, Engelhorn J, Adrian J, Dong X, Sarid Krebs L, et al. Tissue-specific expression of FLOWERING LOCUS T in Arabidopsis is maintained independently of polycomb group protein repression. Plant Cell. 2011;23:3204-14 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, our results show how the effect of PcG-mediated regulation differs for target genes and that, for FT expression, it relies primarily on tissue differentiation. ..
  68. Posé D, Yant L, Schmid M. The end of innocence: flowering networks explode in complexity. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2012;15:45-50 pubmed publisher
  69. Rühl C, Stauffer E, Kahles A, Wagner G, Drechsel G, Rätsch G, et al. Polypyrimidine tract binding protein homologs from Arabidopsis are key regulators of alternative splicing with implications in fundamental developmental processes. Plant Cell. 2012;24:4360-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, AS patterns as well as the expression of key flowering regulators were massively changed in a PTB1/2 level-dependent manner. ..
  70. Unte U, Sorensen A, Pesaresi P, Gandikota M, Leister D, Saedler H, et al. SPL8, an SBP-box gene that affects pollen sac development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2003;15:1009-19 pubmed
    ..The SPL8 mutants described help to uncover the roles of SBP-box genes in plant development. ..
  71. von Schweinichen C, Buttner M. Expression of a plant cell wall invertase in roots of Arabidopsis leads to early flowering and an increase in whole plant biomass. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2005;7:469-75 pubmed
    ..The data presented here demonstrate that it is possible to modulate carbohydrate metabolism by ectopic expression of cell wall invertases and thereby influence sink organ size and whole plant development...
  72. Burow M, Rice M, Hause B, Gershenzon J, Wittstock U. Cell- and tissue-specific localization and regulation of the epithiospecifier protein in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol Biol. 2007;64:173-85 pubmed
    ..The localization of ESP in the epidermal cell layers of leaves, stems and reproductive organs supports the hypothesis that this protein has a specific function in defense against herbivores and pathogens. ..
  73. Lechtenberg M, Schepmann D, Niehues M, Hellenbrand N, Wünsch B, Hensel A. Quality and functionality of saffron: quality control, species assortment and affinity of extract and isolated saffron compounds to NMDA and sigma1 (sigma-1) receptors. Planta Med. 2008;74:764-72 pubmed publisher
    ..These data could give biochemical support for the above-mentioned pharmacological effects of saffron. ..
  74. Fellenberg C, Milkowski C, Hause B, Lange P, Bottcher C, Schmidt J, et al. Tapetum-specific location of a cation-dependent O-methyltransferase in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 2008;56:132-45 pubmed publisher
    ..The in vitro substrate specificity and the in vivo RNAi-mediated suppression data of the corresponding gene suggest a role of this cation-dependent CCoAOMT-like protein in the stamen/pollen development of A. thaliana. ..
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