Experts and Doctors on plant gene expression regulation in Japan


Locale: Japan
Topic: plant gene expression regulation

Top Publications

  1. Kiba T, Yamada H, Mizuno T. Characterization of the ARR15 and ARR16 response regulators with special reference to the cytokinin signaling pathway mediated by the AHK4 histidine kinase in roots of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 2002;43:1059-66 pubmed
    ..Together, it was suggested that ARR15 and ARR16 are distinctly implicated in the presumed AHK4-mediated signaling pathway in roots. ..
  2. Yin Y, Kobayashi Y, Sanuki A, Kondo S, Fukuda N, Ezura H, et al. Salinity induces carbohydrate accumulation and sugar-regulated starch biosynthetic genes in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L. cv. 'Micro-Tom') fruits in an ABA- and osmotic stress-independent manner. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:563-74 pubmed publisher
    ..These two genes are differentially regulated at the transcriptional level, and AgpL1 is suggested to play a regulatory role in this event. ..
  3. Yoshida S, Tamaoki M, Shikano T, Nakajima N, Ogawa D, Ioki M, et al. Cytosolic dehydroascorbate reductase is important for ozone tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 2006;47:304-8 pubmed
    ..5% lower. These results indicate that the apoplastic ascorbate, which is generated through the reduction of DHA by cytDHAR, is important for ozone tolerance. ..
  4. Shoji T, Ogawa T, Hashimoto T. Jasmonate-induced nicotine formation in tobacco is mediated by tobacco COI1 and JAZ genes. Plant Cell Physiol. 2008;49:1003-12 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that jasmonate-triggered, COI1-mediated degradation of JAZ repressors activates transcriptional regulation of nicotine biosynthesis genes in tobacco roots. ..
  5. Taniguchi M, Kiba T, Sakakibara H, Ueguchi C, Mizuno T, Sugiyama T. Expression of Arabidopsis response regulator homologs is induced by cytokinins and nitrate. FEBS Lett. 1998;429:259-62 pubmed
    ..These findings suggest that ARRs are involved in inorganic nitrogen signal transduction mediated by cytokinin as in the case of ZmCip1, a response regulator homolog recently identified in maize. ..
  6. Nimura M, Kato J, Mii M, Morioka K. Unilateral compatibility and genotypic difference in crossability in interspecific hybridization between Dianthus caryophyllus L. and Dianthus japonicus Thunb. Theor Appl Genet. 2003;106:1164-70 pubmed
  7. Kapoor M, Baba A, Kubo K, Shibuya K, Matsui K, Tanaka Y, et al. Transgene-triggered, epigenetically regulated ectopic expression of a flower homeotic gene pMADS3 in Petunia. Plant J. 2005;43:649-61 pubmed
    ..We speculate on possible molecular mechanisms underlying these epigenetic phenomena. ..
  8. Kusaba S, Fukumoto M, Honda C, Yamaguchi I, Sakamoto T, Kano Murakami Y. Decreased GA1 content caused by the overexpression of OSH1 is accompanied by suppression of GA 20-oxidase gene expression. Plant Physiol. 1998;117:1179-84 pubmed
    ..Based on these results, we conclude that overexpression of OSH1 causes a reduction of the level of GA1 by suppressing GA 20-oxidase expression...
  9. Osakabe Y, Maruyama K, Seki M, Satou M, Shinozaki K, Yamaguchi Shinozaki K. Leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinase1 is a key membrane-bound regulator of abscisic acid early signaling in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2005;17:1105-19 pubmed
    ..RPK1 is involved in the main ABA signaling pathway and in early ABA perception in Arabidopsis. ..

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  1. Ashida Y, Nishimoto M, Matsushima A, Watanabe J, Hirata T. Molecular cloning and mRNA expression of geraniol-inducible genes in cultured shoot primordia of Matricaria chamomilla. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2002;66:2511-4 pubmed
    ..The levels of McEREBP1 and McWRKY1 mRNAs were maximum when measured 1 h after treatment of the cultured cells with geraniol. ..
  2. Kottapalli K, Satoh K, Rakwal R, Shibato J, Doi K, Nagata T, et al. Combining in silico mapping and arraying: an approach to identifying common candidate genes for submergence tolerance and resistance to bacterial leaf blight in rice. Mol Cells. 2007;24:394-408 pubmed
    ..We also detected up-regulation of novel defense/stress-related genes including those encoding fumaryl aceto acetate (FAA) hydrolase, scramblase, and galactose oxidase, in response to the imposed stresses. ..
  3. Urao T, Yamaguchi Shinozaki K, Mitsukawa N, Shibata D, Shinozaki K. Molecular cloning and characterization of a gene that encodes a MYC-related protein in Arabidopsis. Plant Mol Biol. 1996;32:571-6 pubmed
  4. Mano H, Ogasawara F, Sato K, Higo H, Minobe Y. Isolation of a regulatory gene of anthocyanin biosynthesis in tuberous roots of purple-fleshed sweet potato. Plant Physiol. 2007;143:1252-68 pubmed
  5. Tamura T, Asakura T, Uemura T, Ueda T, Terauchi K, Misaka T, et al. Signal peptide peptidase and its homologs in Arabidopsis thaliana--plant tissue-specific expression and distinct subcellular localization. FEBS J. 2008;275:34-43 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that AtSPP mediates the cleavage of signal peptide in the ER membrane as well as HsSPP does, and also that AtSPPL1 and AtSPPL2 located in the endosomes have distinct roles in cells. ..
  6. Mizoguchi T, Wright L, Fujiwara S, Cremer F, Lee K, Onouchi H, et al. Distinct roles of GIGANTEA in promoting flowering and regulating circadian rhythms in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2005;17:2255-70 pubmed
    ..We propose that the effect of GI on flowering is not an indirect effect of its role in circadian clock regulation, but rather that GI also acts in the nucleus to more directly promote the expression of flowering-time genes. ..
  7. Sakamoto T, Kamiya N, Ueguchi Tanaka M, Iwahori S, Matsuoka M. KNOX homeodomain protein directly suppresses the expression of a gibberellin biosynthetic gene in the tobacco shoot apical meristem. Genes Dev. 2001;15:581-90 pubmed
    ..The suppression of NTH15 within cells at the flanks of the SAM permits GA biosynthesis, which promotes organized cell proliferation and consequently induces the determination of cell fate. ..
  8. Kita M, Kato M, Ban Y, Honda C, Yaegaki H, Ikoma Y, et al. Carotenoid accumulation in Japanese apricot (Prunus mume Siebold & Zucc.): molecular analysis of carotenogenic gene expression and ethylene regulation. J Agric Food Chem. 2007;55:3414-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the switch from PmLCYe expression to PmLCYb expression could cause beta,beta-carotenoid accumulation in both Japanese apricot cultivars...
  9. Sharma A, Isogai M, Yamamoto T, Sakaguchi K, Hashimoto J, Komatsu S. A novel interaction between calreticulin and ubiquitin-like nuclear protein in rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 2004;45:684-92 pubmed
    ..Co-immunoprecipitation using anti-CRT antibodies confirmed the existence of the CRT-CRTintP complex in vivo in the stressed leaf tissue, suggesting their potential role in regulating stress response...
  10. Suganuma N, Yamamoto A, Itou A, Hakoyama T, Banba M, Hata S, et al. cDNA macroarray analysis of gene expression in ineffective nodules induced on the Lotus japonicus sen1 mutant. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2004;17:1223-33 pubmed publisher
    ..The expression of these genes was repressed in the ineffective nodules, which had lower levels of nitrogenase activity...
  11. Iwasaki T, Saito Y, Harada E, Kasai M, Shoji K, Miyao M, et al. Cloning of cDNA encoding the rice 22 kDa protein of Photosystem II (PSII-S) and analysis of light-induced expression of the gene. Gene. 1997;185:223-9 pubmed
    ..In dark-adapted green plants, prolonged exposure to blue light induced re-accumulation of transcripts encoding PSII-S, whereas red light had little effect. ..
  12. Shimada Y, Wu G, Watanabe A. A protein encoded by din1, a dark-inducible and senescence-associated gene of radish, can be imported by isolated chloroplasts and has sequence similarity to sulfide dehydrogenase and other small stress proteins. Plant Cell Physiol. 1998;39:139-43 pubmed
    ..The putative mature protein has similarity to sulfide dehydrogenase from Wolinella succinogenes and other small stress proteins; glpE and pspE from Escherichia coli and hsp67B2 from Drosophila melanogaster...
  13. Hattan J, Kanamoto H, Takemura M, Yokota A, Kohchi T. Molecular characterization of the cytoplasmic interacting protein of the receptor kinase IRK expressed in the inflorescence and root apices of Arabidopsis. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2004;68:2598-606 pubmed
    ..IRKI expression was expanded by exogenous auxin treatment and repressed by inhibitor treatment of polar auxin transport. ..
  14. Desaki Y, Miya A, Venkatesh B, Tsuyumu S, Yamane H, Kaku H, et al. Bacterial lipopolysaccharides induce defense responses associated with programmed cell death in rice cells. Plant Cell Physiol. 2006;47:1530-40 pubmed
    ..Interestingly, PCD induction by the LPS was not detected in cultured Arabidopsis thaliana cells. ..
  15. Takahashi F, Yoshida R, Ichimura K, Mizoguchi T, Seo S, Yonezawa M, et al. The mitogen-activated protein kinase cascade MKK3-MPK6 is an important part of the jasmonate signal transduction pathway in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2007;19:805-18 pubmed
    ..We provide a model explaining how MPK6 can convert three distinct signals - JA, pathogen, and cold/salt stress - into three different sets of responses in Arabidopsis. ..
  16. Otani M, Hamada T, Katayama K, Kitahara K, Kim S, Takahata Y, et al. Inhibition of the gene expression for granule-bound starch synthase I by RNA interference in sweet potato plants. Plant Cell Rep. 2007;26:1801-7 pubmed
    ..We conclude that RNA interference is an effective method for inhibiting gene expression in the starch metabolic pathway. ..
  17. Umezawa T, Sakurai T, Totoki Y, Toyoda A, Seki M, Ishiwata A, et al. Sequencing and analysis of approximately 40,000 soybean cDNA clones from a full-length-enriched cDNA library. DNA Res. 2008;15:333-46 pubmed publisher
    ..A large set of soybean full-length cDNA clones reported in this study will serve as a useful resource for gene discovery from soybean and will also aid a precise annotation of the soybean genome...
  18. Urano K, Maruyama K, Ogata Y, Morishita Y, Takeda M, Sakurai N, et al. Characterization of the ABA-regulated global responses to dehydration in Arabidopsis by metabolomics. Plant J. 2009;57:1065-78 pubmed publisher
    ..This metabolomics analysis revealed new molecular mechanisms of dynamic metabolic networks in response to dehydration stress. ..
  19. Imai T, Ban Y, Terakami S, Yamamoto T, Moriguchi T. L-Ascorbate biosynthesis in peach: cloning of six L-galactose pathway-related genes and their expression during peach fruit development. Physiol Plant. 2009;136:139-49 pubmed publisher
    ..g. AsA III and IV). On the basis of these findings, we discuss the regulation of AsA biosynthesis in peach fruit...
  20. Mita S, Murano N, Akaike M, Nakamura K. Mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana with pleiotropic effects on the expression of the gene for beta-amylase and on the accumulation of anthocyanin that are inducible by sugars. Plant J. 1997;11:841-51 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that the sugar-regulated expression of many genes in plants might be mediated by multiple signal-transduction pathways. ..
  21. Nakatsuka A, Murachi S, Okunishi H, Shiomi S, Nakano R, Kubo Y, et al. Differential expression and internal feedback regulation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate synthase, 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase, and ethylene receptor genes in tomato fruit during development and ripening. Plant Physiol. 1998;118:1295-305 pubmed
    ..This transition from system 1 to system 2 ethylene production might be related to the accumulated level of NR mRNA. ..
  22. Yoshii M, Shimizu T, Yamazaki M, Higashi T, Miyao A, Hirochika H, et al. Disruption of a novel gene for a NAC-domain protein in rice confers resistance to Rice dwarf virus. Plant J. 2009;57:615-25 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that RIM1 functions as a host factor that is required for multiplication of RDV in rice...
  23. Tamura K, Adachi Y, Chiba K, Oguchi K, Takahashi H. Identification of Ku70 and Ku80 homologues in Arabidopsis thaliana: evidence for a role in the repair of DNA double-strand breaks. Plant J. 2002;29:771-81 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that the evolutionarily conserved Ku70-Ku80 heterodimer functions in DSB repair by the NHEJ pathway in A. thaliana. ..
  24. Aoki A, Kanegami A, Mihara M, Kojima T, Shiraiwa M, Takahara H. Molecular cloning and characterization of a novel soybean gene encoding a leucine-zipper-like protein induced to salt stress. Gene. 2005;356:135-45 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that GmTDF-5 might be a novel cytosolic leucine-zipper-like protein functioning in mature organs of soybean shoot against water-potential changes...
  25. Chono M, Honda I, Shinoda S, Kushiro T, Kamiya Y, Nambara E, et al. Field studies on the regulation of abscisic acid content and germinability during grain development of barley: molecular and chemical analysis of pre-harvest sprouting. J Exp Bot. 2006;57:2421-34 pubmed publisher
    ..The varied expression levels of these genes during grain development and imbibition, which would have effects on the activity of ABA biosynthesis and catabolism, might be reflected, in part, in the germinability in field-grown barley...
  26. Tanaka M, Kikuchi A, Kamada H. The Arabidopsis histone deacetylases HDA6 and HDA19 contribute to the repression of embryonic properties after germination. Plant Physiol. 2008;146:149-61 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that during germination in Arabidopsis, HDA6 and HDA19 redundantly regulate the repression of embryonic properties directly or indirectly via repression of embryo-specific gene function. ..
  27. Urao T, Noji M, Yamaguchi Shinozaki K, Shinozaki K. A transcriptional activation domain of ATMYB2, a drought-inducible Arabidopsis Myb-related protein. Plant J. 1996;10:1145-8 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that ATMYB2 acts as a transcriptional activator and that the C-terminal acidic region of ATMYB2 can function as a transcriptional activation domain. ..
  28. Sakakibara H, Hayakawa A, Deji A, Gawronski S, Sugiyama T. His-Asp phosphotransfer possibly involved in the nitrogen signal transduction mediated by cytokinin in maize: molecular cloning of cDNAs for two-component regulatory factors and demonstration of phosphotransfer activity in vitro. Plant Mol Biol. 1999;41:563-73 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that His-Asp phosphotransfer may be involved in the transduction of nitrogen signals mediated by cytokinin, and that multiple response regulators participate in the signaling pathways. ..
  29. Hadiarto T, Nanmori T, Matsuoka D, Iwasaki T, Sato K, Fukami Y, et al. Activation of Arabidopsis MAPK kinase kinase (AtMEKK1) and induction of AtMEKK1-AtMEK1 pathway by wounding. Planta. 2006;223:708-13 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, analysis using anti-AtMEKK1 and anti-AtMEK1 antibodies revealed that the interaction between the two proteins was signal dependent. These results suggest the presence of AtMEKK1-AtMEK1 pathway induced by wounding. ..
  30. Chen L, Guan L, Seo M, Hoffmann F, Adachi T. Developmental expression of ASG- 1 during gametogenesis in apomictic guinea grass (Panicum maximum). J Plant Physiol. 2005;162:1141-8 pubmed
    ..The results are discussed in view of the fact, that ASG-1 shows some homology to genes known to be seed- or embryo-specific or involved in processes related to cell growth...
  31. Saji S, Bathula S, Kubo A, Tamaoki M, Kanna M, Aono M, et al. Disruption of a gene encoding C4-dicarboxylate transporter-like protein increases ozone sensitivity through deregulation of the stomatal response in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 2008;49:2-10 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that OZS1 helps to close stomata, being not involved in the responses to these signals. ..
  32. Terawaki K, Ikarashi Y, Sekiguchi K, Nakai Y, Kase Y. Partial agonistic effect of yokukansan on human recombinant serotonin 1A receptors expressed in the membranes of Chinese hamster ovary cells. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010;127:306-12 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that YKS has a partial agonistic effect on 5-HT1A receptors, which is mainly attributed to Uncaria hook. ..
  33. Hatzfeld Y, Lee S, Lee M, Leustek T, Saito K. Functional characterization of a gene encoding a fourth ATP sulfurylase isoform from Arabidopsis thaliana. Gene. 2000;248:51-8 pubmed
    ..Having identified a fourth plastid-localized ATP sulfurylase, the origin of cytosolic isoform in A. thaliana remains unclear. Based on sequence analysis, it is hypothesized that APS2 may encode the cytosolic ATP sulfurylase. ..
  34. Takahashi H, Kobayashi T, Sato Nara K, Tomita K, Ezura H. Detection of ethylene receptor protein Cm-ERS1 during fruit development in melon (Cucumis melo L.). J Exp Bot. 2002;53:415-22 pubmed
    ..Cm-ERS1 protein was present at high levels in melon fruit during early developmental stages. This transition pattern was also observed in another melon cultivar...
  35. Satoh R, Fujita Y, Nakashima K, Shinozaki K, Yamaguchi Shinozaki K. A novel subgroup of bZIP proteins functions as transcriptional activators in hypoosmolarity-responsive expression of the ProDH gene in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Physiol. 2004;45:309-17 pubmed
    ..Moreover, we showed that the sGFP::AtbZIP11/ATB2 fusion protein is localized in the nucleus. These results suggest that the ATB2 subgroup functions as a transcriptional activator for hypoosmolarity-inducible ProDH in Arabidopsis: ..
  36. Ban Y, Honda C, Bessho H, Pang X, Moriguchi T. Suppression subtractive hybridization identifies genes induced in response to UV-B irradiation in apple skin: isolation of a putative UDP-glucose 4-epimerase. J Exp Bot. 2007;58:1825-34 pubmed
    ..Thus, MdUGE1 isolated by SSH could play an important role in anthocyanin biosynthesis in apple skin in concert with other flavonoid biosynthetic genes. ..
  37. Huh G, Nakayama T, Meshi T, Iwabuchi M. Structural characteristics of two wheat histone H2A genes encoding distinct types of variants and functional differences in their promoter activity. Plant Mol Biol. 1997;33:791-802 pubmed
    ..Histochemical analysis of transgenic tobacco plants carrying the chimeric genes showed that the promoters of the two H2A genes were active in developing seedlings and flower organs but were regulated in a different manner...
  38. Soyano T, Nishihama R, Morikiyo K, Ishikawa M, Machida Y. NQK1/NtMEK1 is a MAPKK that acts in the NPK1 MAPKKK-mediated MAPK cascade and is required for plant cytokinesis. Genes Dev. 2003;17:1055-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, NQK1/NtMEK1 (ANQ1) MAPKK appears to be a positive regulator of plant cytokinesis during meiosis as well as mitosis...
  39. Nakagawa H, Jiang C, Sakakibara H, Kojima M, Honda I, Ajisaka H, et al. Overexpression of a petunia zinc-finger gene alters cytokinin metabolism and plant forms. Plant J. 2005;41:512-23 pubmed
    ..On the basis of these results we discuss about possible functions of LIF...
  40. Toh S, Imamura A, Watanabe A, Nakabayashi K, Okamoto M, Jikumaru Y, et al. High temperature-induced abscisic acid biosynthesis and its role in the inhibition of gibberellin action in Arabidopsis seeds. Plant Physiol. 2008;146:1368-85 pubmed
    ..We conclude that high temperature stimulates ABA synthesis and represses GA synthesis and signaling through the action of ABA in Arabidopsis seeds. ..
  41. Qin F, Sakuma Y, Tran L, Maruyama K, Kidokoro S, Fujita Y, et al. Arabidopsis DREB2A-interacting proteins function as RING E3 ligases and negatively regulate plant drought stress-responsive gene expression. Plant Cell. 2008;20:1693-707 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that DRIP1 and DRIP2 act as novel negative regulators in drought-responsive gene expression by targeting DREB2A to 26S proteasome proteolysis. ..
  42. Narusaka M, Shirasu K, Noutoshi Y, Kubo Y, Shiraishi T, Iwabuchi M, et al. RRS1 and RPS4 provide a dual Resistance-gene system against fungal and bacterial pathogens. Plant J. 2009;60:218-26 pubmed publisher
    ..We also found that both RRS1 and RPS4 are required for resistance to R. solanacearum and Pst-avrRps4. Thus, RPS4-Ws and RRS1-Ws function as a dual resistance gene system that prevents infection by three distinct pathogens. ..
  43. Sato F, Takeda S, Matsushima H, Yamada Y. Cell growth and organ differentiation in cultured tobacco cells under spaceflight condition. Biol Sci Space. 1999;13:18-24 pubmed
    ..In addition, two-dimensional polyacrylamide-gel electrophoresis analysis of 35S-labeled proteins suggested that gene expression in the flight samples may be similar to that in the ground control. ..
  44. Furukawa T, Ishibashi T, Kimura S, Tanaka H, Hashimoto J, Sakaguchi K. Characterization of all the subunits of replication factor C from a higher plant, rice (Oryza sativa L.), and their relation to development. Plant Mol Biol. 2003;53:15-25 pubmed
    ..These results suggest the functional differences of each OsRFC subunit in tissues and the plant cell cycle. The roles of these molecules in plant DNA replication and DNA repair are discussed. ..
  45. Shang C, Sassa H, Hirano H. The role of glycosylation in the function of a 48-kDa glycoprotein from carrot. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2005;328:144-9 pubmed
    ..Experiments using tunicamycin-treated carrot cell cultures showed that glycosylation is essential for correct EDGP folding and secretion, and that tunicamycin does not affect EDGP gene transcription. ..
  46. Yoshihara R, Imaki T, Hori M, Watanabe C, Yamamoto K, Takimoto K. CPD photolyase gene from Spinacia oleracea: repair of UV-damaged DNA and expression in plant organs. J Radiat Res. 2005;46:157-64 pubmed
    ..In both the male and female plants, the gene was highly expressed in leaves and flowers under the condition of 14-h light and 10-h dark cycle. The expression in the roots was quite low compared with the other organs...
  47. Yamashita H, Tahara M. A LINE-type retrotransposon active in meristem stem cells causes heritable transpositions in the sweet potato genome. Plant Mol Biol. 2006;61:79-94 pubmed
    ..Transpositional activities in meristem cells might be essential characteristics of plant retrotransposons that cause heritable changes in host plant genomes and genetic systems. ..
  48. Ishikawa R, Shinomura T, Takano M, Shimamoto K. Phytochrome dependent quantitative control of Hd3a transcription is the basis of the night break effect in rice flowering. Genes Genet Syst. 2009;84:179-84 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that quantitative effect of light on flowering in rice NB is mediated by the regulation of Hd3a transcription by phyB...
  49. Fukami H, Asakura T, Hirano H, Abe K, Shimomura K, Yamakawa T. Salicylic acid carboxyl methyltransferase induced in hairy root cultures of Atropa belladonna after treatment with exogeneously added salicylic acid. Plant Cell Physiol. 2002;43:1054-8 pubmed
    ..coli, and the recombinant AbSAMT1 showed SAMT activity. When A. belladonna hairy roots were exposed to a high concentration of SA, AbSAMT1 mRNA begins to be expressed 12 h after the exposure, and steady expression continued over 144 h...
  50. Nakano R, Ogura E, Kubo Y, Inaba A. Ethylene biosynthesis in detached young persimmon fruit is initiated in calyx and modulated by water loss from the fruit. Plant Physiol. 2003;131:276-86 pubmed
    ..The ethylene produced in the calyx subsequently diffuses to other fruit tissues and acts as a secondary signal that stimulates autocatalytic ethylene biosynthesis in these tissues, leading to a burst of ethylene production. ..
  51. Kusano H, Asano T, Shimada H, Kadowaki K. Molecular characterization of ONAC300, a novel NAC gene specifically expressed at early stages in various developing tissues of rice. Mol Genet Genomics. 2005;272:616-26 pubmed
    ..Thus, ONAC300 is a novel member of the NAC family which is expressed at very early developmental stages in the shoot, root and flower, as well as in the mature phloem of vascular tissues in rice. ..
  52. Ono E, Fukuchi Mizutani M, Nakamura N, Fukui Y, Yonekura Sakakibara K, Yamaguchi M, et al. Yellow flowers generated by expression of the aurone biosynthetic pathway. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:11075-80 pubmed
    ..Our findings herein not only demonstrate the biochemical basis of aurone biosynthesis but also open the way to engineering yellow flowers for major ornamental species lacking this color variant. ..
  53. Badejo A, Eltelib H, Fukunaga K, Fujikawa Y, Esaka M. Increase in ascorbate content of transgenic tobacco plants overexpressing the acerola (Malpighia glabra) phosphomannomutase gene. Plant Cell Physiol. 2009;50:423-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Transgenic tobacco plants overexpressing the acerola PMM gene showed about a 2-fold increase in AsA contents compared with the wild type, with a corresponding correlation with the PMM transcript levels and activities...
  54. Koseki M, Kitazawa N, Yonebayashi S, Maehara Y, Wang Z, Minobe Y. Identification and fine mapping of a major quantitative trait locus originating from wild rice, controlling cold tolerance at the seedling stage. Mol Genet Genomics. 2010;284:45-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Expression and resequence analyses of the six candidates supported the hypothesis that Os11g0615600 and/or Os11g0615900 are causal gene(s) of the CTSS. ..
  55. Yamada T, Takatsu Y, Kasumi M, Marubashi W, Ichimura K. A homolog of the defender against apoptotic death gene (DAD1) in senescing gladiolus petals is down-regulated prior to the onset of programmed cell death. J Plant Physiol. 2004;161:1281-3 pubmed
    ..A few days after down-regulation GlDAD1 expression, DNA and nuclear fragmentation were observed, both specific for the execution phase of PCD...
  56. Kikuchi R, Sage Ono K, Kamada H, Handa H, Ono M. PnMADS1, encoding an StMADS11-clade protein, acts as a repressor of flowering in Pharbitis nil. Physiol Plant. 2008;133:786-93 pubmed publisher
    ..PnMADS1 also interacts with PnSAH3, an AP1-clade protein, suggesting that PnMADS1 has a functional role in flower formation as a heterodimer with other MADS-box protein(s). ..
  57. Takahashi I, Kojima S, Sakaguchi N, Umeda Hara C, Umeda M. Two Arabidopsis cyclin A3s possess G1 cyclin-like features. Plant Cell Rep. 2010;29:307-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that Arabidopsis CYCA3;1 and CYCA3;2 are distinct members of the G1 cyclin family that play an important role in meristematic tissues. ..
  58. Hirose F, Shinomura T, Tanabata T, Shimada H, Takano M. Involvement of rice cryptochromes in de-etiolation responses and flowering. Plant Cell Physiol. 2006;47:915-25 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, OsCRY2 antisense transgenic rice flowered later than WT under both long-day and short-day conditions, indicating that Oscry2 is involved in the promotion of flowering time in rice...
  59. Hirano H, Harashima H, Shinmyo A, Sekine M. Arabidopsis RETINOBLASTOMA-RELATED PROTEIN 1 is involved in G1 phase cell cycle arrest caused by sucrose starvation. Plant Mol Biol. 2008;66:259-75 pubmed
    ..We conclude that AtRBR1 is a key effector for the ability of sucrose to modulate progression from G1 phase. ..
  60. Yabe N, Takahashi T, Komeda Y. Analysis of tissue-specific expression of Arabidopsis thaliana HSP90-family gene HSP81. Plant Cell Physiol. 1994;35:1207-19 pubmed
    ..Only a slight response to IAA was observed in HSP81-1 mRNA accumulation at 22 degrees C; the increase was possibly caused by a novel pathway other than heat-shock-response pathway. ..
  61. Ishitani M, Nakamura T, Han S, Takabe T. Expression of the betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase gene in barley in response to osmotic stress and abscisic acid. Plant Mol Biol. 1995;27:307-15 pubmed
    ..Removal of plant roots before transferring the plants to high-salt conditions reduced only slightly the accumulation of BADH transcripts in the leaves...
  62. Kiyosue T, Abe H, Yamaguchi Shinozaki K, Shinozaki K. ERD6, a cDNA clone for an early dehydration-induced gene of Arabidopsis, encodes a putative sugar transporter. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1998;1370:187-91 pubmed
    ..Genomic Southern blots indicate that the ERD6 gene is a member of a multigene family in the Arabidopsis genome. The expression of the ERD6 gene was induced not only by dehydration but also by cold treatment. ..
  63. Koizumi N, Ujino T, Sano H, Chrispeels M. Overexpression of a gene that encodes the first enzyme in the biosynthesis of asparagine-linked glycans makes plants resistant to tunicamycin and obviates the tunicamycin-induced unfolded protein response. Plant Physiol. 1999;121:353-61 pubmed
    ..These observations suggest that excess GPT activity obviates the normal unfolded protein response that cells experience when exposed to tunicamycin. ..
  64. Ishibashi T, Kimura S, Furukawa T, Hatanaka M, Hashimoto J, Sakaguchi K. Two types of replication protein A 70 kDa subunit in rice, Oryza sativa: molecular cloning, characterization, and cellular & tissue distribution. Gene. 2001;272:335-43 pubmed
    ..On the other hand, OsRPA70b was expressed mostly in the proliferating tissues. The roles of these molecules in plant DNA replication and DNA repair are discussed. ..
  65. Mori Y, Yamamoto T, Sakaguchi N, Ishibashi T, Furukawa T, Kadota Y, et al. Characterization of the origin recognition complex (ORC) from a higher plant, rice (Oryza sativa L.). Gene. 2005;353:23-30 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the level of expression of OsORC2 remained constant. We suggest from these results that expression of OsORC1, 3, 4 and 5 are correlated with cell proliferation, but the expression of OsORC2 is not...
  66. Kume S, Kobayashi F, Ishibashi M, Ohno R, Nakamura C, Takumi S. Differential and coordinated expression of Cbf and Cor/Lea genes during long-term cold acclimation in two wheat cultivars showing distinct levels of freezing tolerance. Genes Genet Syst. 2005;80:185-97 pubmed
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    ..These results demonstrate that the production of miraculin in edible plants can be a good alternative strategy to enhance the availability of this protein. ..
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