Genomes and Genes
Experts and Doctors on flowers in United States
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- Mauro Herrera M, Wang X, Barbier H, Brutnell T, Devos K, Doust A. Genetic control and comparative genomic analysis of flowering time in Setaria (Poaceae). G3 (Bethesda). 2013;3:283-95 pubmed publisher..This suggests that variation in flowering time in separate grass lineages is controlled by a combination of conserved and lineage specific genes...
- Zhu C, Perry S. Control of expression and autoregulation of AGL15, a member of the MADS-box family. Plant J. 2005;41:583-94 pubmed..This feedback loop is at least in part due to direct regulation, as assessed by in vivo and in vitro binding of AGL15 to its own regulatory regions and by site-directed mutagenesis studies. ..
- Goyer A, Collakova E, Diaz De La Garza R, Quinlivan E, Williamson J, Gregory J, et al. 5-Formyltetrahydrofolate is an inhibitory but well tolerated metabolite in Arabidopsis leaves. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:26137-42 pubmed..However, the near-normal growth of the mutant shows that even exceptionally high 5-CHO-THF levels do not much affect fluxes through SHMT or any other folate-dependent reaction, i.e. that 5-CHO-THF is well tolerated in plants. ..
- Scotti I, Delph L. Selective trade-offs and sex-chromosome evolution in Silene latifolia. Evolution. 2006;60:1793-800 pubmed..Our data suggest that the Y chromosome of S. latifolia plays a major role in the control of key metabolic activities beyond reproductive functions. ..
- Lou P, Xie Q, Xu X, Edwards C, Brock M, Weinig C, et al. Genetic architecture of the circadian clock and flowering time in Brassica rapa. Theor Appl Genet. 2011;123:397-409 pubmed publisher..Most clock and flowering-time QTL mapped to overlapping chromosomal loci. We have exploited micro-synteny between the Arabidopsis and B. rapa genomes to identify candidate genes for these QTL...
- Tu C, Park S, Walling L. Isolation and characterization of the neutral leucine aminopeptidase (LapN) of tomato. Plant Physiol. 2003;132:243-55 pubmed..The localization of LAP-N could be controlled by the balance of translational initiation site utilization and LAP-N preprotein processing. ..
- Hsieh K, Huang A. Tapetosomes in Brassica tapetum accumulate endoplasmic reticulum-derived flavonoids and alkanes for delivery to the pollen surface. Plant Cell. 2007;19:582-96 pubmed..This tapetosome-originated pollen coat protects the haploidic pollen from UV light damage and water loss and aids water uptake. ..
- Colquhoun T, Schimmel B, Kim J, Reinhardt D, Cline K, Clark D. A petunia chorismate mutase specialized for the production of floral volatiles. Plant J. 2010;61:145-55 pubmed publisher..These results show that PhCM1 is the principal CHORISMATE MUTASE responsible for the coupling of metabolites from the shikimate pathway to the synthesis of FVBPs in the corolla of Petunia x hybrida cv. 'Mitchell Diploid'...
- Doyle M, Bizzell C, Keller M, Michaels S, Song J, Noh Y, et al. HUA2 is required for the expression of floral repressors in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 2005;41:376-85 pubmed..hua2 mutations suppress late flowering by reducing the expression of several MADS genes that act as floral repressors including FLOWERING LOCUS C (FLC ) and FLOWERING LOCUS M (FLM ). ..
- Kandasamy M, McKinney E, Deal R, Meagher R. Arabidopsis ARP7 is an essential actin-related protein required for normal embryogenesis, plant architecture, and floral organ abscission. Plant Physiol. 2005;138:2019-32 pubmed..These pleiotropic phenotypic changes suggest a critical role for the Arabidopsis ARP7 protein in the regulation of various phases of plant development through chromatin-mediated, global regulation of gene expression. ..
- Barak J, Kramer L, Hao L. Colonization of tomato plants by Salmonella enterica is cultivar dependent, and type 1 trichomes are preferred colonization sites. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:498-504 pubmed publisher..Restricting S. enterica phyllosphere populations may result in reduced fruit contamination. We have identified WVa700 as a tomato cultivar that can restrict S. enterica survival in the phyllosphere. ..
- Colquhoun T, Clark D. Unraveling the regulation of floral fragrance biosynthesis. Plant Signal Behav. 2011;6:378-81 pubmed publisher..The molecular puzzle is not complete, since the functions of the few FVBP transcription factors identified to date do not fully explain the transcriptional regulation of the entire gene network. ..
- Farag M, Al Mahdy D. Comparative study of the chemical composition and biological activities of Magnolia grandiflora and Magnolia virginiana flower essential oils. Nat Prod Res. 2013;27:1091-7 pubmed publisher..virginiana displayed a moderate antioxidant activity relative to vitamin E, whereas both essential oils were active against human lung carcinoma and breast carcinoma cell lines, even at concentrations higher than 200 µg mL(-1). ..
- Zhao J, Khan S, Wang M, Vasquez Y, Yang M, Avula B, et al. Octulosonic acid derivatives from Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) with activities against inflammation and metabolic disorder. J Nat Prod. 2014;77:509-15 pubmed publisher..The reported anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic, antiedemic, and antioxidant activities of Roman chamomile could be partly explained as due to the presence of these constituents. ..
- Ng J, Zhou J. Insect vector-plant virus interactions associated with non-circulative, semi-persistent transmission: current perspectives and future challenges. Curr Opin Virol. 2015;15:48-55 pubmed publisher..By contrast, mechanisms underlying virion inoculation (to the plant) remain poorly understood. Here, we review the established paradigms as well as fresh perspectives on the mechanisms of NCSP transmission. ..
- Sherman G, Visscher P. Honeybee colonies achieve fitness through dancing. Nature. 2002;419:920-2 pubmed..Clarifying the condition-dependent payoffs of the dance language provides new insight into its function in honeybee ecology. ..
- Rosenthal D, Rieseberg L, Donovan L. Re-creating ancient hybrid species' complex phenotypes from early-generation synthetic hybrids: three examples using wild sunflowers. Am Nat. 2005;166:26-41 pubmed..Our results demonstrate past hybridization could have generated hybrid species-like multitrait phenotypes suitable for persistence in their respective environments in just three generations after initial hybridization. ..
- Fu J, Momcilovic I, Clemente T, Nersesian N, Trick H, Ristic Z. Heterologous expression of a plastid EF-Tu reduces protein thermal aggregation and enhances CO2 fixation in wheat (Triticum aestivum) following heat stress. Plant Mol Biol. 2008;68:277-88 pubmed publisher..The results strongly suggest that heat tolerance of wheat, and possibly other crop plants, can be improved by modulating expression of plastidal EF-Tu and/or by selection of genotypes with increased endogenous levels of this protein. ..
- Kim D, Sung S. Environmentally coordinated epigenetic silencing of FLC by protein and long noncoding RNA components. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2012;15:51-6 pubmed publisher..In this review, we discuss coordinated contributions by protein and long noncoding RNA components to this environmentally induced epigenetic switch of a developmental program in plants. ..
- ..In the age of the phenotype, studies that examine the genomic and developmental changes in relationships of traits across environments will shape the next chapter in our quest for understanding the evolution of complex characters. ..
- Chen C, Cheung A, Wu H. Actin-depolymerizing factor mediates Rac/Rop GTPase-regulated pollen tube growth. Plant Cell. 2003;15:237-49 pubmed..Together, the observations reported here strongly support the idea that NtRac1 modulates NtADF1 activity through phosphorylation at Ser-6 to regulate actin dynamics...
- He Y, Michaels S, Amasino R. Regulation of flowering time by histone acetylation in Arabidopsis. Science. 2003;302:1751-4 pubmed..However, not all autonomous-pathway mutants exhibit FLC hyperacetylation, indicating that multiple means exist by which this pathway represses FLC expression. ..
- Gary R, Foster W. Anopheles gambiae feeding and survival on honeydew and extra-floral nectar of peridomestic plants. Med Vet Entomol. 2004;18:102-7 pubmed..Nectar-producing plants in the domestic environment may play a significant role in this mosquito's energy budget and malaria vectorial capacity...
- Goodrich K, Raguso R. The olfactory component of floral display in Asimina and Deeringothamnus (Annonaceae). New Phytol. 2009;183:457-69 pubmed publisher..The scent of Annona glabra is typical of specialized beetle pollination systems common to tropical Annonaceae. ..
- Amasino R. Seasonal and developmental timing of flowering. Plant J. 2010;61:1001-13 pubmed publisher..Arabidopsis research has contributed greatly to understanding these systems at a molecular level. ..
- Nag A, Jack T. Sculpting the flower; the role of microRNAs in flower development. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2010;91:349-78 pubmed publisher..Although much has been learned about the role of miRNAs in flower development in the last 8 years, many challenges remain to fully elucidate the function of these important regulatory molecules. ..
- Delph L, Steven J, Anderson I, Herlihy C, Brodie E. Elimination of a genetic correlation between the sexes via artificial correlational selection. Evolution. 2011;65:2872-80 pubmed publisher..In other words, the form of selection on males and females that leads to sexual dimorphism may also promote the genetic phenomenon that limits sexual dimorphism. ..
- Durbin M, Lundy K, Morrell P, Torres Martinez C, Clegg M. Genes that determine flower color: the role of regulatory changes in the evolution of phenotypic adaptations. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2003;29:507-18 pubmed
- Sung S, Amasino R. Vernalization in Arabidopsis thaliana is mediated by the PHD finger protein VIN3. Nature. 2004;427:159-64 pubmed..Here we identify a gene with a function in the measurement of the duration of cold exposure and in the establishment of the vernalized state. We show that this silencing involves changes in the modification of histones in FLC chromatin. ..
- Sliwinski M, Bosch J, Yoon H, Balthazar M, Baum D. The role of two LEAFY paralogs from Idahoa scapigera (Brassicaceae) in the evolution of a derived plant architecture. Plant J. 2007;51:211-9 pubmed..thaliana background: either by affecting internode elongation (IscLFY1) or by causing homeotic conversion of shoots into flowers (IscLFY2). ..
- Brodmann J, Twele R, Francke W, Hölzler G, Zhang Q, Ayasse M. Orchids mimic green-leaf volatiles to attract prey-hunting wasps for pollination. Curr Biol. 2008;18:740-744 pubmed publisher..This is the first example in which GLVs have been implicated in chemical mimicry for the attraction of pollinating insects. ..
- Delph L, Arntz A, Scotti Saintagne C, Scotti I. The genomic architecture of sexual dimorphism in the dioecious plant Silene latifolia. Evolution. 2010;64:2873-86 pubmed publisher..They also suggest that trade-offs and trait integration are likely to affect males more than females...
- Ott J, Hartnett D. Bud production and dynamics of flowering and vegetative tillers in Andropogon gerardii (Poaceae): the role of developmental constraints. Am J Bot. 2011;98:1293-8 pubmed publisher..A tradeoff between these reproductive modes would be expected for a plant with limited resource availability. However, the ontogeny of the tiller could affect its ability to allocate between these two modes of reproduction...
- Kim J, Dotson B, Rey C, Lindsey J, Bleecker A, Binder B, et al. New clothes for the jasmonic acid receptor COI1: delayed abscission, meristem arrest and apical dominance. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e60505 pubmed publisher..Our study opens the door revealing new roles for JA and its interaction with other hormones during plant development. ..
- Held D, Potter D. Floral characteristics affect susceptibility of hybrid tea roses, Rosa x hybrida, to Japanese beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). J Econ Entomol. 2004;97:353-60 pubmed..Growing cultivars of roses that have relatively dark and small-sized blooms may have some benefit in reducing Japanese beetles' attraction to roses. ..
- Muralla R, Chen E, Sweeney C, Gray J, Dickerman A, Nikolau B, et al. A bifunctional locus (BIO3-BIO1) required for biotin biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2008;146:60-73 pubmed..This complex locus exhibits several unusual features that distinguish it from biotin operons in bacteria and from other genes known to encode bifunctional enzymes in plants. ..
- Knight T, Barfield M, Holt R. Evolutionary dynamics as a component of stage-structured matrix models: an example using Trillium grandiflorum. Am Nat. 2008;172:375-92 pubmed publisher..This study demonstrates that, by combining demographic and selection analyses, one can gauge the potential relevance of evolution to population dynamics and persistence...
- Galen C, Kaczorowski R, Todd S, Geib J, Raguso R. Dosage-dependent impacts of a floral volatile compound on pollinators, larcenists, and the potential for floral evolution in the alpine skypilot Polemonium viscosum. Am Nat. 2011;177:258-72 pubmed publisher..In conclusion, repellency of 2PE is highly sensitive to dosage, giving it a key role in shaping ecological interactions between skypilot plants and their floral visitors. ..
- Suttangkakul A, Li F, Chung T, Vierstra R. The ATG1/ATG13 protein kinase complex is both a regulator and a target of autophagic recycling in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2011;23:3761-79 pubmed publisher..Given its responsiveness to nutrient demands, the turnover of the ATG1/13 kinase likely provides a dynamic mechanism to tightly connect autophagy to a plant's nutritional status. ..
- Delph L, Herlihy C. Sexual, fecundity, and viability selection on flower size and number in a sexually dimorphic plant. Evolution. 2012;66:1154-66 pubmed publisher..Together with previous results they suggest that the outcome of the different forms of selection will be environmentally dependent, and therefore help to explain variation among populations in sexually dimorphic traits. ..
- Rafferty N, Ives A. Pollinator effectiveness varies with experimental shifts in flowering time. Ecology. 2012;93:803-14 pubmed
- Picone J, Clery R, Watanabe N, MacTavish H, Turnbull C. Rhythmic emission of floral volatiles from Rosa damascena semperflorens cv. 'Quatre Saisons'. Planta. 2004;219:468-78 pubmed..Regression analysis indicated a significant decrease in glycosylated 2-phenylethanol through the photoperiod. These results suggest that glycosylated volatiles stored within petals may be a source of rhythmically emitted volatiles. ..
- Delph L, Frey F, Steven J, Gehring J. Investigating the independent evolution of the size of floral organs via G-matrix estimation and artificial selection. Evol Dev. 2004;6:438-48 pubmed..This species can therefore increase the number of flowers produced by decreasing investment in the calyx without simultaneously decreasing petal size and the attractiveness of each individual flower to pollinators. ..
- Gruel J, Landrein B, Tarr P, Schuster C, Refahi Y, Sampathkumar A, et al. An epidermis-driven mechanism positions and scales stem cell niches in plants. Sci Adv. 2016;2:e1500989 pubmed publisher..Our findings suggest that the deformation of the tissue transposes meristem geometry into an instructive scaling and positional input for the apical plant stem cell niche. ..
- Tian Q, Duncan C, Schwartz S. Atmospheric pressure chemical ionization mass spectrometry and in-source fragmentation of lutein esters. J Mass Spectrom. 2003;38:990-5 pubmed..internal energy) of three lutein diesters were established by monitoring the relative ion abundance of molecular and fragment ions at different cone voltages during negative-ion APCI-LC/MS analysis. ..
- Sijacic P, Wang X, Skirpan A, Wang Y, Dowd P, McCubbin A, et al. Identification of the pollen determinant of S-RNase-mediated self-incompatibility. Nature. 2004;429:302-5 pubmed..We conclude that PiSLF encodes the pollen self-incompatibility determinant. ..
- Sandhu S, James V, Quesenberry K, Altpeter F. Risk assessment of transgenic apomictic tetraploid bahiagrass, cytogenetics, breeding behavior and performance of intra-specific hybrids. Theor Appl Genet. 2009;119:1383-95 pubmed publisher..Thus, tetraploid apomictic bahiagrass does not provide complete transgene containment, although intra-specific gene transfer is drastically reduced compared to sexually reproducing perennial grasses...
- Biederman L, Mortensen B, Fay P, Hagenah N, Knops J, La Pierre K, et al. Nutrient addition shifts plant community composition towards earlier flowering species in some prairie ecoregions in the U.S. Central Plains. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178440 pubmed publisher..In these communities a disturbance other than nutrient addition may be required to disrupt phenological patterns. ..
- Streisfeld M, Rausher M. Population genetics, pleiotropy, and the preferential fixation of mutations during adaptive evolution. Evolution. 2011;65:629-42 pubmed publisher..We conclude that preferential fixation of mutations likely is common in nature, but should be studied on a trait-by-trait basis. ..
- Bogamuwa S, Jang J. The Arabidopsis tandem CCCH zinc finger proteins AtTZF4, 5 and 6 are involved in light-, abscisic acid- and gibberellic acid-mediated regulation of seed germination. Plant Cell Environ. 2013;36:1507-19 pubmed publisher..Specifically, AtTZF6 can be assembled into PBs and SGs in embryos with the induction of stress hormone methyl jasmonate under the control of native AtTZF6 promoter. ..
- Peremyslov V, Morgun E, Kurth E, Makarova K, Koonin E, Dolja V. Identification of myosin XI receptors in Arabidopsis defines a distinct class of transport vesicles. Plant Cell. 2013;25:3022-38 pubmed publisher..Collectively, these findings indicate that MyoB are membrane-anchored myosin receptors that define a distinct, plant-specific transport vesicle compartment...
- Michaels S, Ditta G, Gustafson Brown C, Pelaz S, Yanofsky M, Amasino R. AGL24 acts as a promoter of flowering in Arabidopsis and is positively regulated by vernalization. Plant J. 2003;33:867-74 pubmed..When overexpressed, SOC1 and AGL24 are able to upregulate each other's expression. Thus, AGL24 represents another component in a network of MADS-domain-containing transcription factors that regulate flowering time. ..
- Wang Y, Magnard J, McCormick S, Yang M. Progression through meiosis I and meiosis II in Arabidopsis anthers is regulated by an A-type cyclin predominately expressed in prophase I. Plant Physiol. 2004;136:4127-35 pubmed..Either of these scenarios is a deviation from the typical mode of action of mitotic cyclins in mitosis and meiosis I, in which each nuclear division is coupled with a peak of expression of mitotic cyclins. ..
- Mlotshwa S, Yang Z, Kim Y, Chen X. Floral patterning defects induced by Arabidopsis APETALA2 and microRNA172 expression in Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Mol Biol. 2006;61:781-93 pubmed..Our studies uncover the potential utility of the Arabidopsis AP2/miR172 system as a tool for manipulation of floral architecture and flowering time in non-model plants. ..
- Scoville A, Lee Y, Willis J, Kelly J. Contribution of chromosomal polymorphisms to the G-matrix of Mimulus guttatus. New Phytol. 2009;183:803-15 pubmed publisher..Both QTLs contribute substantially to the genetic variation in pollen viability. The Drive QTL, and perhaps also the inversion, demonstrates the contribution of balancing selection to the maintenance of genetic variation in fitness...
- Tesso T, Tirfessa A, Mohammed H. Association between morphological traits and yield components in the durra sorghums of Ethiopia. Hereditas. 2011;148:98-109 pubmed publisher..Selection that focuses on key yield components, larger leaf area, and on enhancing the grain filling rate by reducing excessive grain fill duration may contribute to yield improvement. ..
- Qu J, Kang S, Hah C, Jang J. Molecular and cellular characterization of GA-Stimulated Transcripts GASA4 and GASA6 in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Sci. 2016;246:1-10 pubmed publisher..By using imaging and immunological analyses, we show that the N-terminal signal peptide is cleaved as predicted, and the cleavage is important for proper sub-cellular localization of GASA4 and GASA6. ..
- Roeder A, Tarr P, Tobin C, Zhang X, Chickarmane V, Cunha A, et al. Computational morphodynamics of plants: integrating development over space and time. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2011;12:265-73 pubmed publisher..The strength of the field comes from the iterative and combined use of these techniques, which has provided important insights into plant development. ..
- Kang B, Busse J, Bednarek S. Members of the Arabidopsis dynamin-like gene family, ADL1, are essential for plant cytokinesis and polarized cell growth. Plant Cell. 2003;15:899-913 pubmed..We propose that ADL1-mediated membrane recycling is essential for plasma membrane formation and maintenance in plants. ..
- Xing D, Zhao H, Li Q. Arabidopsis CLP1-SIMILAR PROTEIN3, an ortholog of human polyadenylation factor CLP1, functions in gametophyte, embryo, and postembryonic development. Plant Physiol. 2008;148:2059-69 pubmed publisher..These observations indicate that Arabidopsis CLPS3 might be involved in the processing of pre-mRNAs encoded by a distinct subset of genes that are important in plant development. ..
- Bauer A, Clayton M, Brunet J. Floral traits influencing plant attractiveness to three bee species: Consequences for plant reproductive success. Am J Bot. 2017;104:772-781 pubmed publisher..The impact of plant attractiveness on female reproductive success varied, together with pollinator effectiveness, by pollinator species. ..
- Bouchet S, Olatoye M, Marla S, Perumal R, Tesso T, Yu J, et al. Increased Power To Dissect Adaptive Traits in Global Sorghum Diversity Using a Nested Association Mapping Population. Genetics. 2017;206:573-585 pubmed publisher..i> association mapping with a diverse panel. These findings validate the NAM resource for trait mapping in sorghum, and demonstrate the value of NAM for dissection of adaptive traits. ..
- Zhong R, Demura T, Ye Z. SND1, a NAC domain transcription factor, is a key regulator of secondary wall synthesis in fibers of Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2006;18:3158-70 pubmed..Together, our results reveal that SND1 is a key transcriptional activator involved in secondary wall biosynthesis in fibers. ..
- Wollenberg A, Strasser B, Cerdán P, Amasino R. Acceleration of flowering during shade avoidance in Arabidopsis alters the balance between FLOWERING LOCUS C-mediated repression and photoperiodic induction of flowering. Plant Physiol. 2008;148:1681-94 pubmed publisher..Finally, our analysis of the contribution of PHYTOCHROME AND FLOWERING TIME1 (PFT1) to shade-mediated rapid flowering has led us to suggest a new model for the involvement of PFT1 in light signaling. ..
- Williams N, Kremen C. Resource distributions among habitats determine solitary bee offspring production in a mosaic landscape. Ecol Appl. 2007;17:910-21 pubmed
- Kim D, Sung S. Role of VIN3-LIKE 2 in facultative photoperiodic flowering response in Arabidopsis. Plant Signal Behav. 2010;5:1672-3 pubmed..VIL2 acts together with POLYCOMB REPRESSIVE COMPLEX 2 (PRC2) to repress MAF5 in a photoperiod dependent manner. ..
- Ito T, Wellmer F, Yu H, Das P, Ito N, Alves Ferreira M, et al. The homeotic protein AGAMOUS controls microsporogenesis by regulation of SPOROCYTELESS. Nature. 2004;430:356-60 pubmed
- Baker C, Sieber P, Wellmer F, Meyerowitz E. The early extra petals1 mutant uncovers a role for microRNA miR164c in regulating petal number in Arabidopsis. Curr Biol. 2005;15:303-15 pubmed
- Bhave N, Veley K, Nadeau J, Lucas J, Bhave S, Sack F. TOO MANY MOUTHS promotes cell fate progression in stomatal development of Arabidopsis stems. Planta. 2009;229:357-67 pubmed publisher..Finally, the consistent presence of a small number of dedifferentiated meristemoids in mature wild-type stems suggests that precursor cell arrest is a normal feature of Arabidopsis stem development. ..
- Kim D, Doyle M, Sung S, Amasino R. Vernalization: winter and the timing of flowering in plants. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2009;25:277-99 pubmed publisher..We also discuss the similarities and differences in vernalization between Arabidopsis and cereals. ..
- Nag A, King S, Jack T. miR319a targeting of TCP4 is critical for petal growth and development in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:22534-9 pubmed publisher..Surprisingly, when AP3:TCP4 is present in a miR319a(129) background, petal and stamen development is severely disrupted, suggesting that proper regulation by miR319a of TCP4 is critical in these floral organs. ..
- Sugimoto K, Jiao Y, Meyerowitz E. Arabidopsis regeneration from multiple tissues occurs via a root development pathway. Dev Cell. 2010;18:463-71 pubmed publisher..It thus appears that the ectopic activation of a lateral root development program is a common mechanism in callus formation from multiple organs...
- Schreiber H, Swink A, Godsey T. The chemical mechanism for Al3+ complexing with delphinidin: a model for the bluing of hydrangea sepals. J Inorg Biochem. 2010;104:732-9 pubmed publisher..The role of Al(3+) in bluing is not just to form a primary complex with delphinidin, but also to create a template for the stacking of delphinidin (or possibily co-pigments)...
- Feng W, Jacob Y, Veley K, Ding L, Yu X, Choe G, et al. Hypomorphic alleles reveal FCA-independent roles for FY in the regulation of FLOWERING LOCUS C. Plant Physiol. 2011;155:1425-34 pubmed publisher..Taken together, these results indicate novel and FCA-independent roles for FY in the regulation of FLC. ..
- Preston J, Martinez C, Hileman L. Gradual disintegration of the floral symmetry gene network is implicated in the evolution of a wind-pollination syndrome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:2343-8 pubmed publisher..This model underscores the potential importance of gene loss in the evolution of ecologically important traits. ..
- McCormick S. Control of male gametophyte development. Plant Cell. 2004;16 Suppl:S142-53 pubmed
- Ruhlmann J, Kram B, Carter C. CELL WALL INVERTASE 4 is required for nectar production in Arabidopsis. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:395-404 pubmed publisher..In addition, CWINV4 is probably responsible for the hexose-rich composition observed for many Brassicaceae nectars...
- Kim W, Hicks K, Somers D. Independent roles for EARLY FLOWERING 3 and ZEITLUPE in the control of circadian timing, hypocotyl length, and flowering time. Plant Physiol. 2005;139:1557-69 pubmed..These results show that elf3-1 can derepress late flowering through a CO-independent mechanism. ELF3 may act at more than one juncture, possibly posttranscriptionally. ..
- Larson Rabin Z, Li Z, Masson P, Day C. FZR2/CCS52A1 expression is a determinant of endoreduplication and cell expansion in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2009;149:874-84 pubmed publisher..Our data, which suggest that reduced cell size can be compensated by increased cell proliferation to allow normal leaf morphology, are discussed with respect to the so-called compensation mechanism of plant development. ..
- Brunet J, Sweet H. Impact of insect pollinator group and floral display size on outcrossing rate. Evolution. 2006;60:234-46 pubmed..Given that geitonogamous selfing is never advantageous, the variation in outcrossing rate and maintenance of mixed mating systems in populations of A. coerulea may not require an adaptive explanation...
- Condon M, Scheffer S, Lewis M, Swensen S. Hidden neotropical diversity: greater than the sum of its parts. Science. 2008;320:928-31 pubmed publisher..We suggest that neotropical herbivorous insect diversity is not simply a function of plant taxonomic and architectural diversity, but also reflects the geographic distribution of hosts and the age and area of the neotropics. ..
- Chanderbali A, Yoo M, Zahn L, Brockington S, Wall P, Gitzendanner M, et al. Conservation and canalization of gene expression during angiosperm diversification accompany the origin and evolution of the flower. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:22570-5 pubmed publisher..However, male gymnosperm cones share genetic features with both perianth (sterile attractive and protective) organs and stamens, supporting the evolutionary origin of the floral perianth from the male genetic program of seed plants...
- Chatterjee M, Bermudez Lozano C, Clancy M, Davis T, Folta K. A strawberry KNOX gene regulates leaf, flower and meristem architecture. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e24752 pubmed publisher..Overexpression of FaKNOX1 caused dwarfed stature with wrinkled leaves. These gain- and loss-of-function assays in strawberry functionally demonstrate the contributions of a KNOX domain protein in a rosaceous species. ..
- Ding L, Kim S, Michaels S. FLOWERING LOCUS C EXPRESSOR family proteins regulate FLOWERING LOCUS C expression in both winter-annual and rapid-cycling Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2013;163:243-52 pubmed publisher..Thus, components of the FRI-C play a role in the regulation of FLC expression in both FRI-containing winter annuals, as well as fri-null rapid-cycling strains. ..