Experts and Doctors on plant proteins in Japan


Locale: Japan
Topic: plant proteins

Top Publications

  1. Yanagisawa S, Izui K. MNF1, a leaf tissue-specific DNA-binding protein of maize, interacts with the cauliflower mosaic virus 35S promoter as well as the C4 photosynthetic phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase gene promoter. Plant Mol Biol. 1992;19:545-53 pubmed
    ..MNF1-like nuclear protein was also found in tobacco nuclear extracts. The possibility that MNF1 participates as a positive trans-acting factor in the expression of genes in maize leaves is discussed. ..
  2. Shibukawa T, Yazawa K, Kikuchi A, Kamada H. Possible involvement of DNA methylation on expression regulation of carrot LEC1 gene in its 5'-upstream region. Gene. 2009;437:22-31 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, the hypermethylation of Region 2 did not greatly affect C-LEC1 expression. Based on these results, we hypothesize that DNA methylation may be involved in the control of C-LEC1 expression during carrot embryogenesis. ..
  3. Ye L, Li Y, Fukami Kobayashi K, Go M, Konishi T, Watanabe A, et al. Diversity of a ribonucleoprotein family in tobacco chloroplasts: two new chloroplast ribonucleoproteins and a phylogenetic tree of ten chloroplast RNA-binding domains. Nucleic Acids Res. 1991;19:6485-90 pubmed
    ..The first and second introns interrupt the first CS-RBD and the third intron does the second CS-RBD. The position of the first intron site is the same as that in the human hnRNP A1 protein gene. ..
  4. Fukamachi S, Shimada A, Shima A. Mutations in the gene encoding B, a novel transporter protein, reduce melanin content in medaka. Nat Genet. 2001;28:381-5 pubmed
    ..Analysis of AIM1 orthologs should provide new insights into the regulation of melanogenesis in both teleosts and mammals. ..
  5. Shitsukawa N, Takagishi A, Ikari C, Takumi S, Murai K. WFL, a wheat FLORICAULA/LEAFY ortholog, is associated with spikelet formation as lateral branch of the inflorescence meristem. Genes Genet Syst. 2006;81:13-20 pubmed
    ..As development of floret proceeds, the WFL transcripts were detectable in the developing palea, but not in other floral organs, suggesting that WFL may play a novel role in developing palea in the wheat floret. ..
  6. Jan A, Maruyama K, Todaka D, Kidokoro S, Abo M, Yoshimura E, et al. OsTZF1, a CCCH-tandem zinc finger protein, confers delayed senescence and stress tolerance in rice by regulating stress-related genes. Plant Physiol. 2013;161:1202-16 pubmed publisher
    ..OsTZF1 may serve as a useful biotechnological tool for the improvement of stress tolerance in various plants through the control of RNA metabolism of stress-responsive genes. ..
  7. Yokotani N, Tamura S, Nakano R, Inaba A, Kubo Y. Characterization of a novel tomato EIN3-like gene (LeEIL4). J Exp Bot. 2003;54:2775-6 pubmed
    ..LeEIL4 transcripts accumulated in all tissues examined, with higher levels in ripening fruit. ..
  8. Konishi T, Aohara T, Igasaki T, Hayashi N, Miyazaki Y, Takahashi A, et al. Down-regulation of UDP-arabinopyranose mutase reduces the proportion of arabinofuranose present in rice cell walls. Phytochemistry. 2011;72:1962-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Those transgenic plants with >25% reduction in the amounts of Araf were dwarfed and infertile. ..
  9. Tanaka S, Ichikawa A, Yamada K, Tsuji G, Nishiuchi T, Mori M, et al. HvCEBiP, a gene homologous to rice chitin receptor CEBiP, contributes to basal resistance of barley to Magnaporthe oryzae. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:288 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that HvCEBiP is involved in basal resistance against appressorium-mediated infection and that basal resistance might be triggered by the recognition of chitin oligosaccharides derived from M. oryzae. ..

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  1. Ohme Takagi M, Shinshi H. Ethylene-inducible DNA binding proteins that interact with an ethylene-responsive element. Plant Cell. 1995;7:173-82 pubmed publisher
    ..RNA gel blot analysis revealed that accumulation of mRNAs for EREBPs was induced by ethylene, but individual EREBPs exhibited different patterns of expression...
  2. Taji T, Seki M, Satou M, Sakurai T, Kobayashi M, Ishiyama K, et al. Comparative genomics in salt tolerance between Arabidopsis and aRabidopsis-related halophyte salt cress using Arabidopsis microarray. Plant Physiol. 2004;135:1697-709 pubmed
    ..Stress tolerance of salt cress may be due to constitutive overexpression of many genes that function in stress tolerance and that are stress inducible in Arabidopsis...
  3. Miyashita N, Kawabe A, Innan H, Terauchi R. Intra- and interspecific DNA variation and codon bias of the alcohol dehydrogenase (Adh) locus in Arabis and Arabidopsis species. Mol Biol Evol. 1998;15:1420-9 pubmed
    ..quot;Preferred" codons of A. thaliana were determined. No evidence of natural selection on codon change was detected in the Adh regions of A. thaliana and Arabis gemmifera...
  4. Fujimura T, Shigeta S, Kawamoto S, Aki T, Masubuchi M, Hayashi T, et al. Two-dimensional IgE-binding spectrum of Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollen allergens. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2004;133:125-35 pubmed
    ..Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollen is one of the most prevalent sources of the allergens that elicit rhinitis and conjunctivitis. Only Cry j 1 and Cry j 2 have been well characterized as the major allergens of this pollen...
  5. Satoh K, Kondoh H, Sasaya T, Shimizu T, Choi I, Omura T, et al. Selective modification of rice (Oryza sativa) gene expression by rice stripe virus infection. J Gen Virol. 2010;91:294-305 pubmed publisher
  6. Kawakatsu T, Takaiwa F. Differences in transcriptional regulatory mechanisms functioning for free lysine content and seed storage protein accumulation in rice grain. Plant Cell Physiol. 2010;51:1964-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The same combinations of TF and cis-elements are involved in the regulation of OsLKR/SDH and SSP genes, but there is a distinct difference in their regulation mechanisms...
  7. Shimo H, Ishimaru Y, An G, Yamakawa T, Nakanishi H, Nishizawa N. Low cadmium (LCD), a novel gene related to cadmium tolerance and accumulation in rice. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:5727-34 pubmed publisher
    ..These data indicate that lcd may be useful for understanding Cd transport mechanisms and is a promising candidate rice line for use in combating the threat of Cd to human health. ..
  8. Sano Y, Tanaka I. A histone H3.3-like gene specifically expressed in the vegetative cell of developing lily pollen. Plant Cell Physiol. 2005;46:1299-308 pubmed
    ..MPH3 may be expressed replication independently in vegetative cells at the G1 phase and be incorporated into highly active chromatin of the vegetative nucleus of bicellular pollen, in a manner similar to histone H3.3 in Drosophila...
  9. Gomi K, Ogawa D, Katou S, Kamada H, Nakajima N, Saji H, et al. A mitogen-activated protein kinase NtMPK4 activated by SIPKK is required for jasmonic acid signaling and involved in ozone tolerance via stomatal movement in tobacco. Plant Cell Physiol. 2005;46:1902-14 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that NtMPK4 is involved in JA signaling and in stomatal movement...
  10. Kwon Y, Abe K, Endo M, Osakabe K, Ohtsuki N, Nishizawa Yokoi A, et al. DNA replication arrest leads to enhanced homologous recombination and cell death in meristems of rice OsRecQl4 mutants. BMC Plant Biol. 2013;13:62 pubmed publisher
  11. Nakashima K, Shinwari Z, Sakuma Y, Seki M, Miura S, Shinozaki K, et al. Organization and expression of two Arabidopsis DREB2 genes encoding DRE-binding proteins involved in dehydration- and high-salinity-responsive gene expression. Plant Mol Biol. 2000;42:657-65 pubmed
    ..Several conserved sequences were found in the promoter regions of both genes. The beta-glucuronidase (GUS) reporter gene driven by the DREB2 promoters was induced by dehydration and high-salt stress in transgenic Arabidopsis plants. ..
  12. Kojima S, Takahashi Y, Kobayashi Y, Monna L, Sasaki T, Araki T, et al. Hd3a, a rice ortholog of the Arabidopsis FT gene, promotes transition to flowering downstream of Hd1 under short-day conditions. Plant Cell Physiol. 2002;43:1096-105 pubmed
  13. Honda Y, Hattori T, Kirimura K. Visual expression analysis of the responses of the alternative oxidase gene (aox1) to heat shock, oxidative, and osmotic stresses in conidia of citric acid-producing Aspergillus niger. J Biosci Bioeng. 2012;113:338-42 pubmed publisher
    ..5 M KCl or 1.0 M mannitol. These results indicate that the putative HSE and STRE in the upstream region of aox1 directly or indirectly respond to heat shock, oxidative, and osmotic stresses. ..
  14. Mishiba K, Nishihara M, Nakatsuka T, Abe Y, Hirano H, Yokoi T, et al. Consistent transcriptional silencing of 35S-driven transgenes in gentian. Plant J. 2005;44:541-56 pubmed
    ..These results indicated that cytosine methylation occurs exclusively in the 35S promoter regions of the expressed transgenes during selection of gentian transformants, causing transcriptional gene silencing...
  15. Matsunaga T, Ishii T. Borate cross-linked/total rhamnogalacturonan II ratio in cell walls for the biochemical diagnosis of boron deficiency in hydroponically grown pumpkin. Anal Sci. 2006;22:1125-7 pubmed
    ..15 in severe B-deficient tissues, reflecting the B nutritional status of tissues. This result indicates that the degree of B shortage in plant tissues is very likely to be diagnosed by the dRG-II-B ratio in cell walls. ..
  16. Asano T, Hayashi N, Kobayashi M, Aoki N, Miyao A, Mitsuhara I, et al. A rice calcium-dependent protein kinase OsCPK12 oppositely modulates salt-stress tolerance and blast disease resistance. Plant J. 2012;69:26-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, our results suggest that OsCPK12 functions in multiple signaling pathways, positively regulating salt tolerance and negatively modulating blast resistance. ..
  17. Hayashida N, Mizoguchi T, Shinozaki K. Cloning and characterization of a plant gene encoding a protein kinase. Gene. 1993;124:251-5 pubmed
    ..From the results of sequence comparisons, the ATPK5 protein appears to be a member of a subfamily of Ser/Thr-PKs specific to plants. ..
  18. Hirayama T, Mitsukawa N, Shibata D, Shinozaki K. AtPLC2, a gene encoding phosphoinositide-specific phospholipase C, is constitutively expressed in vegetative and floral tissues in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol Biol. 1997;34:175-80 pubmed
    ..The AtPLC2 mRNA was detected in vegetative and floral tissues. We determined the positions of these two PI-PLCs genes on Arabidopsis chromosomes by RFLP mapping using P1 genomic clones. ..
  19. Matsubayashi Y, Takagi L, Sakagami Y. Phytosulfokine-alpha, a sulfated pentapeptide, stimulates the proliferation of rice cells by means of specific high- and low-affinity binding sites. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997;94:13357-62 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that a signal transduction pathway mediated by peptide factors is involved in plant cell proliferation. ..
  20. 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. ..
  21. Nakano T, Kimbara J, Fujisawa M, Kitagawa M, Ihashi N, Maeda H, et al. MACROCALYX and JOINTLESS interact in the transcriptional regulation of tomato fruit abscission zone development. Plant Physiol. 2012;158:439-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The tomato homologs were specifically expressed in AZs but not in other pedicel tissues, suggesting that these transcription factors may play key roles in pedicel AZ development. ..
  22. Seo S, Katou S, Seto H, Gomi K, Ohashi Y. The mitogen-activated protein kinases WIPK and SIPK regulate the levels of jasmonic and salicylic acids in wounded tobacco plants. Plant J. 2007;49:899-909 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that WIPK and SIPK play an important role in JA production in response to wounding, and that they function cooperatively to control SA biosynthesis. ..
  23. Sugio T, Satoh J, Matsuura H, Shinmyo A, Kato K. The 5'-untranslated region of the Oryza sativa alcohol dehydrogenase gene functions as a translational enhancer in monocotyledonous plant cells. J Biosci Bioeng. 2008;105:300-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that the 5'-UTR of the rice alcohol dehydrogenase gene contributes to efficient translation in not only dicotyledonous plant cells, but also in monocotyledonous rice cells. ..
  24. Matsubara K, Yamanouchi U, Nonoue Y, Sugimoto K, Wang Z, Minobe Y, et al. Ehd3, encoding a plant homeodomain finger-containing protein, is a critical promoter of rice flowering. Plant J. 2011;66:603-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results demonstrate that the PHD-finger gene Ehd3 acts as a promoter in the unique genetic pathway responsible for photoperiodic flowering in rice. ..
  25. Yamada S, Kano A, Tamaoki D, Miyamoto A, Shishido H, Miyoshi S, et al. Involvement of OsJAZ8 in jasmonate-induced resistance to bacterial blight in rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 2012;53:2060-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, OsJAZ8?C negatively regulated the JA-induced resistance to Xoo in rice. On the basis of these data, we conclude that JA plays an important role in resistance to Xoo, and OsJAZ8 acts as a repressor of JA signaling in rice...
  26. Nakayama A, Fukushima S, Goto S, Matsushita A, Shimono M, Sugano S, et al. Genome-wide identification of WRKY45-regulated genes that mediate benzothiadiazole-induced defense responses in rice. BMC Plant Biol. 2013;13:150 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest a role of WRKY45 in BTH-induced disease resistance as a master regulator of the transcriptional cascade regulating defense responses in one of two branches in the rice SA pathway. ..
  27. Shimizu T, Hiyama T, Ikeuchi M, Koike H, Inoue Y. Nucleotide sequence of the psaC gene of the cyanobacterium Synechococcus vulcanus. Nucleic Acids Res. 1990;18:3644 pubmed
  28. Katagiri T, Mizoguchi T, Shinozaki K. Molecular cloning of a cDNA encoding diacylglycerol kinase (DGK) in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol Biol. 1996;30:647-53 pubmed
    ..The ATDGK1 mRNA was detected in roots, shoots, and leaves. Southern blot analysis suggests that the ATDGK1 gene is a single-copy gene. The existence of DGK as well as phospholipase C suggests the existence of PKC in plants. ..
  29. Tozawa Y, Hasegawa H, Terakawa T, Wakasa K. Characterization of rice anthranilate synthase alpha-subunit genes OASA1 and OASA2. Tryptophan accumulation in transgenic rice expressing a feedback-insensitive mutant of OASA1. Plant Physiol. 2001;126:1493-506 pubmed
    ..The OASA1(D323N) transgene may prove useful for the generation of crops with an increased Trp content. ..
  30. Yap Y, Kodama Y, Waller F, Chung K, Ueda H, Nakamura K, et al. Activation of a novel transcription factor through phosphorylation by WIPK, a wound-induced mitogen-activated protein kinase in tobacco plants. Plant Physiol. 2005;139:127-37 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that NtWIF is a transcription factor that is directly phosphorylated by WIPK, thereby being activated for transcription of target gene(s) involved in wound and pathogen responses...
  31. Ishii H, Fountaine J, Chung W, Kansako M, Nishimura K, Takahashi K, et al. Characterisation of QoI-resistant field isolates of Botrytis cinerea from citrus and strawberry. Pest Manag Sci. 2009;65:916-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Biological and molecular characterisation of resistant isolates was conducted in this study...
  32. Fukuoka S, Saka N, Koga H, Ono K, Shimizu T, Ebana K, et al. Loss of function of a proline-containing protein confers durable disease resistance in rice. Science. 2009;325:998-1001 pubmed publisher
    ..Pi21 is separable from a closely linked gene conferring poor flavor. The resistant pi21 allele, which is found in some strains of japonica rice, could improve blast resistance of rice worldwide...
  33. Hirai T, Sato M, Toyooka K, Sun H, Yano M, Ezura H. Miraculin, a taste-modifying protein is secreted into intercellular spaces in plant cells. J Plant Physiol. 2010;167:209-15 pubmed publisher
    ..This study firstly showed the evidences of the intercellular localization of miraculin, and provided a new insight of biological roles of miraculin in plants...
  34. 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. ..
  35. Sharoni A, Nuruzzaman M, Satoh K, Shimizu T, Kondoh H, Sasaya T, et al. Gene structures, classification and expression models of the AP2/EREBP transcription factor family in rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 2011;52:344-60 pubmed publisher
    ..We further examined the stress responsiveness of most genes by reverse transcription-PCR. The study results should be useful in selecting candidate genes from specific subgroups for functional analysis. ..
  36. Takagi H, Hiroi T, Yang L, Tada Y, Yuki Y, Takamura K, et al. A rice-based edible vaccine expressing multiple T cell epitopes induces oral tolerance for inhibition of Th2-mediated IgE responses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005;102:17525-30 pubmed
    ..These results indicate the potential of transgenic rice seeds in production and mucosal delivery of allergen-specific T cell epitope peptides for the induction of oral tolerance to pollen allergens. ..
  37. Kobae Y, Sekino T, Yoshioka H, Nakagawa T, Martinoia E, Maeshima M. Loss of AtPDR8, a plasma membrane ABC transporter of Arabidopsis thaliana, causes hypersensitive cell death upon pathogen infection. Plant Cell Physiol. 2006;47:309-18 pubmed
    ..Our results indicate that AtPDR8 is a key factor controlling the extent of cell death in the defense response and suggest that AtPDR8 transports some substance(s) which is closely related to the response of plants to pathogens...
  38. Ono E, Nakai M, Fukui Y, Tomimori N, Fukuchi Mizutani M, Saito M, et al. Formation of two methylenedioxy bridges by a Sesamum CYP81Q protein yielding a furofuran lignan, (+)-sesamin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:10116-21 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, Sesamum alatum CYP81Q3 showed no activity, in accord with (+)-sesamin being deficient in S. alatum. Our findings not only provide insight into lignan biosynthesis but also unravel a unique mode of cytochrome P450 action...
  39. Iwai H, Hokura A, Oishi M, Chida H, Ishii T, Sakai S, et al. The gene responsible for borate cross-linking of pectin Rhamnogalacturonan-II is required for plant reproductive tissue development and fertilization. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:16592-7 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that expression of NpGUT1 is required for the development and functions of male and female tissues. ..
  40. Shiota H, Ko S, Wada S, Otsu C, Tanaka I, Kamada H. A carrot G-box binding factor-type basic region/leucine zipper factor DcBZ1 is involved in abscisic acid signal transduction in somatic embryogenesis. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2008;46:550-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that the carrot GBF-type bZIP factor, DcBZ1, is involved in ABA signal transduction in embryogenesis and other vegetative tissues. ..
  41. Aki T, Yanagisawa S. Application of rice nuclear proteome analysis to the identification of evolutionarily conserved and glucose-responsive nuclear proteins. J Proteome Res. 2009;8:3912-24 pubmed publisher
    ..We thus improve our knowledge of plant nuclear proteins and present a novel approach to the identification of factors with particular characteristics...
  42. Chujo T, Sugioka N, Masuda Y, Shibuya N, Takemura T, Okada K, et al. Promoter analysis of the elicitor-induced WRKY gene OsWRKY53, which is involved in defense responses in rice. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2009;73:1901-4 pubmed
  43. Matsuda R, Iehisa J, Takumi S. Application of real-time PCR-based SNP detection for mapping of Net2, a causal D-genome gene for hybrid necrosis in interspecific crosses between tetraploid wheat and Aegilops tauschii. Genes Genet Syst. 2012;87:137-43 pubmed
    ..tauschii. Thus, the SNP-genotyping method based on HRM analysis is a useful tool for development of molecular markers at target loci in wheat...
  44. Mitsui H, Yamaguchi Shinozaki K, Shinozaki K, Nishikawa K, Takahashi H. Identification of a gene family (kat) encoding kinesin-like proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana and the characterization of secondary structure of KatA. Mol Gen Genet. 1993;238:362-8 pubmed
    ..The predicted secondary structure of the KatA protein indicates two globular domains separated by a long alpha helical coiled coil with heptad repeat structures, such as are commonly found in kinesin-like proteins. ..
  45. 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. ..
  46. Kitazaki K, Kubo T, Kagami H, Matsumoto T, Fujita A, Matsuhira H, et al. A horizontally transferred tRNA(Cys) gene in the sugar beet mitochondrial genome: evidence that the gene is present in diverse angiosperms and its transcript is aminoacylated. Plant J. 2011;68:262-72 pubmed publisher
  47. Mukaihara T, Hatanaka T, Nakano M, Oda K. Ralstonia solanacearum Type III Effector RipAY Is a Glutathione-Degrading Enzyme That Is Activated by Plant Cytosolic Thioredoxins and Suppresses Plant Immunity. MBio. 2016;7:e00359-16 pubmed publisher
    ..This study also reveals a novel host plant protein acting as a molecular switch for effector activation. ..
  48. Kapoor S, Takatsuji H. Silencing of an anther-specific zinc-finger gene, MEZ1, causes aberrant meiosis and pollen abortion in petunia. Plant Mol Biol. 2006;61:415-30 pubmed
    ..Resulting T1 plants had increased ploidy levels and exhibited severe anomalies during male meiosis, rendering them completely sterile. We discuss possible role of MEZ1 in the proper progression of plant meiosis. ..
  49. 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...
  50. Ibrahim A, Kawamoto S, Nishimura M, Pak S, Aki T, Diaz Perales A, et al. A new lipid transfer protein homolog identified as an IgE-binding antigen from Japanese cedar pollen. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2010;74:504-9 pubmed
    ..Escherichia coli-expressed recombinant CJP-8 (r-CJP-8) reacted with IgE antibody from Japanese cedar pollinosis patients at a 37.5% frequency (6/16). ..
  51. Takahashi R, Hasegawa K, Takano A, Noguchi T. Structures and binding sites of phenolic herbicides in the Q(B) pocket of photosystem II. Biochemistry. 2010;49:5445-54 pubmed publisher
  52. Maruyama K, Todaka D, Mizoi J, Yoshida T, Kidokoro S, Matsukura S, et al. Identification of cis-acting promoter elements in cold- and dehydration-induced transcriptional pathways in Arabidopsis, rice, and soybean. DNA Res. 2012;19:37-49 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, for cold-inducible promoters, the conserved hexamer sequences were diversified among these three species, suggesting the existence of diverse transcriptional regulatory pathways for cold-inducible genes among the species...
  53. Fujita Y, Yoshida T, Yamaguchi Shinozaki K. Pivotal role of the AREB/ABF-SnRK2 pathway in ABRE-mediated transcription in response to osmotic stress in plants. Physiol Plant. 2013;147:15-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, to help promote the link between basic and applied studies, the nomenclature and phylogenetic relationships between the AREB/ABFs and SnRK2s are summarized and discussed. ..
  54. 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. ..
  55. Koizumi M, Yamaguchi Shinozaki K, Tsuji H, Shinozaki K. Structure and expression of two genes that encode distinct drought-inducible cysteine proteinases in Arabidopsis thaliana. Gene. 1993;129:175-82 pubmed
    ..The transcription start points were determined by primer extension. Two conserved sequences were found in the promoter regions of the two genes. ..
  56. 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...
  57. Miyata S, Urao T, Yamaguchi Shinozaki K, Shinozaki K. Characterization of genes for two-component phosphorelay mediators with a single HPt domain in Arabidopsis thaliana. FEBS Lett. 1998;437:11-4 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that ATHPs function as two-component phosphorelay mediators between sensor histidine kinase and response regulators in Arabidopsis. ..
  58. Liu X, Sugiyama S, Xu Q, Kobori T, Hagiwara S, Ohtani T. Atomic force microscopy study of chromosome surface structure changed by protein extraction. Ultramicroscopy. 2003;94:217-23 pubmed
    ..The results demonstrate the advantage of the combined method of high-resolution AFM imaging and chemical treatments for understanding nano-scale surface structures of the chromosome...
  59. Rojo M, Kaku H, Ishii Minami N, Minami E, Yato M, Hisajima S, et al. Characterization and cDNA cloning of monomeric lectins that correspond to the B-Chain of a type 2 ribosome-inactivating protein from the bark of Japanese elderberry (Sambucus sieboldiana). J Biochem. 2004;135:509-16 pubmed
    ..Carbohydrate binding specificity and biological activity of these lectins are also reported...
  60. Kakizaki Y, Ito K. Engineering plant alternative oxidase function in mammalian cells: substitution of the motif-like sequence ENV for QDT diminishes catalytic activity of Arum concinnatum AOX1a expressed in HeLa cells. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2013;170:1229-40 pubmed publisher
    ..On the basis of these findings, we discuss new insights into the structural integrity of AOX in HeLa cells and the applicability of mammalian cells for functional analysis of this enzyme. ..
  61. Murakami D, Sawatsubashi M, Kikkawa S, Ejima M, Saito A, Kato A, et al. Effect of short-term oral immunotherapy with Cry j1-galactomannan conjugate on quality of life in Japanese cedar pollinosis patients: A prospective, randomized, open-label study. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2016;43:50-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The study was registered in UMIN-CTR (UMIN000013408) as the name of "a prospective, randomized, open study of oral Cry j1-galactomannan conjugate immunotherapy for Japanese cedar pollen allergy". ..
  62. Ogbonna J, Soejima T, Tanaka H. An integrated solar and artificial light system for internal illumination of photobioreactors. J Biotechnol. 1999;70:289-97 pubmed
    ..In this way, continuous light supply to the reactor is achieved by using solar light during sunny period, and artificial light at night and on cloudy days. ..
  63. Maeo K, Hayashi S, Kojima Suzuki H, Morikami A, Nakamura K. Role of conserved residues of the WRKY domain in the DNA-binding of tobacco WRKY family proteins. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2001;65:2428-36 pubmed publisher
  64. 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. ..
  65. Yang L, Suzuki K, Hirose S, Wakasa Y, Takaiwa F. Development of transgenic rice seed accumulating a major Japanese cedar pollen allergen (Cry j 1) structurally disrupted for oral immunotherapy. Plant Biotechnol J. 2007;5:815-26 pubmed
  66. Sakuma S, Pourkheirandish M, Matsumoto T, Koba T, Komatsuda T. Duplication of a well-conserved homeodomain-leucine zipper transcription factor gene in barley generates a copy with more specific functions. Funct Integr Genomics. 2010;10:123-33 pubmed publisher
    ..HvHox2 was expressed in all organs examined but Vrs1 was predominantly expressed in immature inflorescence. ..
  67. Hakoyama T, Oi R, Hazuma K, Suga E, Adachi Y, Kobayashi M, et al. The SNARE protein SYP71 expressed in vascular tissues is involved in symbiotic nitrogen fixation in Lotus japonicus nodules. Plant Physiol. 2012;160:897-905 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the vascular tissues expressing LjSYP71 play a pivotal role in symbiotic nitrogen fixation in L. japonicus nodules. ..
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