Genomes and Genes
Experts and Doctors on arabidopsis in Tokyo, Japan
Locale: Tokyo, Japan
Publications185 found, 100 shown here
- Imai K, Fujita N, Gromiha M, Horton P. Eukaryote-wide sequence analysis of mitochondrial ?-barrel outer membrane proteins. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:79 pubmed publisher..Our results suggest there are no remaining MBOMPs left to discover in yeast; and if one assumes all MBOMPs are ?-signal dependent, few MBOMP families remain undiscovered in any sequenced organism. ..
- Kobayashi K, Baba S, Obayashi T, Sato M, Toyooka K, Keranen M, et al. Regulation of root greening by light and auxin/cytokinin signaling in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2012;24:1081-95 pubmed publisher..We conclude that the combination of HY5 and GLKs, functioning downstream of light and auxin/cytokinin signaling pathways, is responsible for coordinated expression of the key genes in chloroplast biogenesis. ..
- Kawarazaki T, Kimura S, Iizuka A, Hanamata S, Nibori H, Michikawa M, et al. A low temperature-inducible protein AtSRC2 enhances the ROS-producing activity of NADPH oxidase AtRbohF. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013;1833:2775-2780 pubmed publisher..Our findings suggest that AtSRC2 is a novel activator of Ca(2+)-dependent AtRbohF-mediated ROS production and may play a role in cold responses. ..
- Tsugama D, Liu S, Takano T. Arabidopsis heterotrimeric G protein ? subunit, AGB1, regulates brassinosteroid signalling independently of BZR1. J Exp Bot. 2013;64:3213-23 pubmed publisher..AGB1 interacted with BIN2 in vitro, but did not affect the phosphorylation state of BIN2. The results suggest that AGB1 interacts with BIN2, but regulates the BR signalling in a BZR1-independent manner. ..
- Tamura K, Nakatani K, Mitsui H, Ohashi Y, Takahashi H. Characterization of katD, a kinesin-like protein gene specifically expressed in floral tissues of Arabidopsis thaliana. Gene. 1999;230:23-32 pubmed..These results suggest that the structurally distinct KatD protein functions as a floral tissue-specific motor protein. ..
- Ogawa S, Yoshidomi T, Yoshimura E. Cadmium(II)-stimulated enzyme activation of Arabidopsis thaliana phytochelatin synthase 1. J Inorg Biochem. 2011;105:111-7 pubmed publisher..A two-site mathematical model was applied successfully to account for the observed phenomena, supporting the suggestion that rAtPCS1 possesses two Cd(II) binding sites. ..
- Hashida S, Takahashi H, Takahara K, Kawai Yamada M, Kitazaki K, Shoji K, et al. NAD+ accumulation during pollen maturation in Arabidopsis regulating onset of germination. Mol Plant. 2013;6:216-25 pubmed publisher..These results indicate that NAD+ accumulation acts to negatively regulate germination and a decrease in NAD+ plays an important role in metabolic state transition. ..
- Kumakura N, Otsuki H, Tsuzuki M, Takeda A, Watanabe Y. Arabidopsis AtRRP44A is the functional homolog of Rrp44/Dis3, an exosome component, is essential for viability and is required for RNA processing and degradation. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e79219 pubmed publisher..These results indicate that AtRRP44A and AtRRP44B/SOV have independent roles for RNA turnover in plants. ..
- Iwasaki S, Takeda A, Motose H, Watanabe Y. Characterization of Arabidopsis decapping proteins AtDCP1 and AtDCP2, which are essential for post-embryonic development. FEBS Lett. 2007;581:2455-9 pubmed..Our findings provide new insights into the role of decapping-dependent mRNA turnover. ..
- Yamaguchi N, Suzuki M, Fukaki H, Morita Terao M, Tasaka M, Komeda Y. CRM1/BIG-mediated auxin action regulates Arabidopsis inflorescence development. Plant Cell Physiol. 2007;48:1275-90 pubmed..The severity of corymb-like inflorescence in crm1/big mutants correlated with increased levels of PIN1. Our results suggest that CRM1/BIG controls the elongation of the pedicels and stem internodes through auxin action. ..
- Yoshida S, Ito M, Callis J, Nishida I, Watanabe A. A delayed leaf senescence mutant is defective in arginyl-tRNA:protein arginyltransferase, a component of the N-end rule pathway in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2002;32:129-37 pubmed..These results suggest that the normal progression of leaf senescence requires R-transferase activity, and that proteolysis by the N-end rule pathway has an important physiological function in the progress of leaf senescence in plants. ..
- Obayashi T, Hayashi S, Saeki M, Ohta H, Kinoshita K. ATTED-II provides coexpressed gene networks for Arabidopsis. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009;37:D987-91 pubmed publisher..With these enhanced functions for gene network representation, ATTED-II can help researchers to clarify the functional and regulatory networks of genes in Arabidopsis. ..
- Yin Y, Ashihara H. Expression of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase and 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase isoform genes in suspension-cultured Arabidopsis thaliana cells. Z Naturforsch C. 2008;63:713-20 pubmed..We discuss the localization and possible role of individual isoform genes of G6PDH and 6PGDH in connection with published databases. ..
- Obayashi T, Kinoshita K. Rank of correlation coefficient as a comparable measure for biological significance of gene coexpression. DNA Res. 2009;16:249-60 pubmed publisher..This observation was evaluated by large-scale gene expression data for four species: Arabidopsis, human, mouse and rat. ..
- Ichikawa S, Yamada N, Suetsugu N, Wada M, Kadota A. Red light, Phot1 and JAC1 modulate Phot2-dependent reorganization of chloroplast actin filaments and chloroplast avoidance movement. Plant Cell Physiol. 2011;52:1422-32 pubmed publisher..Further, JAC1 is suggested to function in the biased cp-actin filament distribution by regulating their appearance and disappearance. ..
- Ogata T, Kida Y, Tochigi M, Matsushita Y. Analysis of the cell death-inducing ability of the ethylene response factors in group VIII of the AP2/ERF family. Plant Sci. 2013;209:12-23 pubmed publisher..In addition, it was revealed that the EAR motif-containing AtERFs in subgroup II-a also showed cell death-inducing ability. The influence of sequence variation in the EAR motif on the ability to induce cell death is also discussed...
- Ohkama N, Takei K, Sakakibara H, Hayashi H, Yoneyama T, Fujiwara T. Regulation of sulfur-responsive gene expression by exogenously applied cytokinins in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 2002;43:1493-501 pubmed
- Ihara Ohori Y, Nagano M, Muto S, Uchimiya H, Kawai Yamada M. Cell death suppressor Arabidopsis bax inhibitor-1 is associated with calmodulin binding and ion homeostasis. Plant Physiol. 2007;143:650-60 pubmed..Furthermore, AtBI-1-overexpressing cells demonstrated an attenuated rise in cytosolic calcium following CPA or H2O2 treatment, suggesting that AtBI-1 affects ion homeostasis in plant cell death regulation. ..
- Tagami Y, Inaba N, Kutsuna N, Kurihara Y, Watanabe Y. Specific enrichment of miRNAs in Arabidopsis thaliana infected with Tobacco mosaic virus. DNA Res. 2007;14:227-33 pubmed..We propose that it is advantageous to use virus-infected plants as a source for cloning and identifying new miRNAs...
- Yaginuma H, Hirakawa Y, Kondo Y, Ohashi Ito K, Fukuda H. A novel function of TDIF-related peptides: promotion of axillary bud formation. Plant Cell Physiol. 2011;52:1354-64 pubmed publisher..These results indicate that CLE42 peptide and TDIF have an activity to enhance axillary bud formation via the TDR. Judging from its expression pattern, CLE42 may play an important role in the regulation of secondary shoot development. ..
- Fukui K, Ito S, Asami T. Selective mimics of strigolactone actions and their potential use for controlling damage caused by root parasitic weeds. Mol Plant. 2013;6:88-99 pubmed publisher..However, in a seed germination assay on Striga hermonthica, a root parasitic plant, 4BD showed far less activity than GR24. These results suggest that 4BD is the first plant-specific strigolactone mimic. ..
- Zhou A, Bu Y, Takano T, Zhang X, Liu S. Conserved V-ATPase c subunit plays a role in plant growth by influencing V-ATPase-dependent endosomal trafficking. Plant Biotechnol J. 2016;14:271-83 pubmed publisher..Taken together, our results strongly suggest that the PutVHA-c plays an important role in plant growth by influencing V-ATPase-dependent endosomal trafficking. ..
- Suzuki T, Yano K, Sugimoto S, Kitajima K, Lennarz W, Inoue S, et al. Endo-beta-N-acetylglucosaminidase, an enzyme involved in processing of free oligosaccharides in the cytosol. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99:9691-6 pubmed..This gene was expressed in a variety of human tissues, suggesting that this enzyme is involved in basic biological processes in eukaryotic cells. ..
- Abiko M, Furuta K, Yamauchi Y, Fujita C, Taoka M, Isobe T, et al. Identification of proteins enriched in rice egg or sperm cells by single-cell proteomics. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e69578 pubmed publisher..These results suggested that the proteomic data presented in this study are foundational information toward understanding the mechanisms of reproduction and early development in angiosperms. ..
- Yoshinaga K, Arimura S, Hirata A, Niwa Y, Yun D, Tsutsumi N, et al. Mammalian Bax initiates plant cell death through organelle destruction. Plant Cell Rep. 2005;24:408-17 pubmed..A heterologous system, using Bax, would therefore be available to investigate cell death, which is commonly conserved in animals and plants. ..
- Sato N, Ishikawa M, Fujiwara M, Sonoike K. Mass identification of chloroplast proteins of endosymbiont origin by phylogenetic profiling based on organism-optimized homologous protein groups. Genome Inform. 2005;16:56-68 pubmed..An initial minimal set of CPRENDOs was predicted without targeting prediction and experimentally validated. ..
- Katayama K, Sakurai I, Wada H. Identification of an Arabidopsis thaliana gene for cardiolipin synthase located in mitochondria. FEBS Lett. 2004;577:193-8 pubmed..These findings demonstrate that CLS is a CL synthase located in mitochondria. ..
- Mollah M, Mollah M, Kishino H. ?-empirical Bayes inference and model diagnosis of microarray data. BMC Bioinformatics. 2012;13:135 pubmed publisher..The ?-weights described here can be applied to other likelihood-based statistical models for diagnosis, and may serve as a useful tool for transcriptome and proteome studies. ..
- Yano R, Nakamura M, Yoneyama T, Nishida I. Starch-related alpha-glucan/water dikinase is involved in the cold-induced development of freezing tolerance in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2005;138:837-46 pubmed
- Furumizu C, Tsukaya H, Komeda Y. Characterization of EMU, the Arabidopsis homolog of the yeast THO complex member HPR1. RNA. 2010;16:1809-17 pubmed publisher..Furthermore, mutations in another THO-related gene led to embryonic lethality. These findings support the presence and importance of the THO-related complex in plants as well as yeast and vertebrates. ..
- Kodaira K, Qin F, Tran L, Maruyama K, Kidokoro S, Fujita Y, et al. Arabidopsis Cys2/His2 zinc-finger proteins AZF1 and AZF2 negatively regulate abscisic acid-repressive and auxin-inducible genes under abiotic stress conditions. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:742-56 pubmed publisher..These results indicate that AZF1 and AZF2 function as transcriptional repressors involved in the inhibition of plant growth under abiotic stress conditions. ..
- Kawai Yamada M, Jin L, Yoshinaga K, Hirata A, Uchimiya H. Mammalian Bax-induced plant cell death can be down-regulated by overexpression of Arabidopsis Bax Inhibitor-1 (AtBI-1). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001;98:12295-300 pubmed..Thus, we present here direct genetic evidence that the plant antiapoptotic protein AtBI-1 is biologically active in suppressing the mammalian Bax action in planta. ..
- Mizoi J, Nakamura M, Nishida I. Defects in CTP:PHOSPHORYLETHANOLAMINE CYTIDYLYLTRANSFERASE affect embryonic and postembryonic development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2006;18:3370-85 pubmed
- Sugawara K, Honma Y, Komatsu K, Himeno M, Oshima K, Namba S. The alteration of plant morphology by small peptides released from the proteolytic processing of the bacterial peptide TENGU. Plant Physiol. 2013;162:2005-14 pubmed publisher..All TENGU homologs from several phytoplasma strains possessed similar symptom induction activity and went through processing, which suggests that the processing of TENGU might be related to its function. ..
- Okada K, Ohara K, Yazaki K, Nozaki K, Uchida N, Kawamukai M, et al. The AtPPT1 gene encoding 4-hydroxybenzoate polyprenyl diphosphate transferase in ubiquinone biosynthesis is required for embryo development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol Biol. 2004;55:567-77 pubmed..These results demonstrate that the AtPPT1 gene involved in the biosynthesis of mitochondrial UQ plays an essential role in embryo development in Arabidopsis . ..
- Oda K, Kamiya T, Shikanai Y, Shigenobu S, Yamaguchi K, Fujiwara T. The Arabidopsis Mg Transporter, MRS2-4, is Essential for Mg Homeostasis Under Both Low and High Mg Conditions. Plant Cell Physiol. 2016;57:754-63 pubmed publisher..These results indicate that these two MRS2 transporter genes are essential for the ability to adapt to a wide range of environmental Mg concentrations. ..
- Mori T, Kuroiwa H, Higashiyama T, Kuroiwa T. GENERATIVE CELL SPECIFIC 1 is essential for angiosperm fertilization. Nat Cell Biol. 2006;8:64-71 pubmed..In addition, Arabidopsis thaliana GCS1 mutant gametes fail to fuse, resulting in male sterility and suggesting that GCS1 is a critical fertilization factor in angiosperms. ..
- Nagawa S, Sawa S, Sato S, Kato T, Tabata S, Fukuda H. Gene trapping in Arabidopsis reveals genes involved in vascular development. Plant Cell Physiol. 2006;47:1394-405 pubmed..We discuss procambium development based on the functions and the differential GUS staining patterns of the procambium-related genes. ..
- Espinas N, Kobayashi K, Takahashi S, Mochizuki N, Masuda T. Evaluation of unbound free heme in plant cells by differential acetone extraction. Plant Cell Physiol. 2012;53:1344-54 pubmed publisher..The present data demonstrate that the combination of single-step acetone extraction following a sensitive heme assay is the ideal method for determining total and free heme in plants. ..
- Ardie S, Liu S, Takano T. Expression of the AKT1-type K(+) channel gene from Puccinellia tenuiflora, PutAKT1, enhances salt tolerance in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Rep. 2010;29:865-74 pubmed publisher..These results suggest that PutAKT1 is involved in mediating K(+) uptake (i) both in low- and in high-affinity K(+) uptake range, and (ii) unlike its homologs in rice, even under salt-stress condition. ..
- Kamata N, Okada H, Komeda Y, Takahashi T. Mutations in epidermis-specific HD-ZIP IV genes affect floral organ identity in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 2013;75:430-40 pubmed publisher..Our results suggest that cooperative functions of PDF2 and other members of the HD-ZIP IV family in the epidermis are crucial for normal development of floral organs in Arabidopsis. ..
- Kato Y, Konishi M, Shigyo M, Yoneyama T, Yanagisawa S. Characterization of plant eukaryotic translation initiation factor 6 (eIF6) genes: The essential role in embryogenesis and their differential expression in Arabidopsis and rice. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010;397:673-8 pubmed publisher..Our present findings indicate that the eIF6 genes have differently evolved in plant and animal kingdoms and also in distinct plant species. ..
- Taji T, Komatsu K, Katori T, Kawasaki Y, Sakata Y, Tanaka S, et al. Comparative genomic analysis of 1047 completely sequenced cDNAs from an Arabidopsis-related model halophyte, Thellungiella halophila. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:261 pubmed publisher..Moreover, they will enable us to find splicing variants such as ThSOS1S (AB562331). ..
- Osakabe Y, Mizuno S, Tanaka H, Maruyama K, Osakabe K, Todaka D, et al. Overproduction of the membrane-bound receptor-like protein kinase 1, RPK1, enhances abiotic stress tolerance in Arabidopsis. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:9190-201 pubmed publisher..Our current data suggest therefore that RPK1 overproduction controls reactive oxygen species homeostasis and enhances both water and oxidative stress tolerance in Arabidopsis. ..
- Nishitani C, Demura T, Fukuda H. Primary phloem-specific expression of a Zinnia elegans homeobox gene. Plant Cell Physiol. 2001;42:1210-8 pubmed..ZeHB3 protein was also localized to immature phloem cells. These findings clearly indicate that ZeHB3 is a novel homeobox gene that marks, and may function in, the early stages of phloem differentiation. ..
- Watanabe C, Hachiya T, Takahara K, Kawai Yamada M, Uchimiya H, Uesono Y, et al. Effects of AOX1a deficiency on plant growth, gene expression of respiratory components and metabolic profile under low-nitrogen stress in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 2010;51:810-22 pubmed publisher..thaliana plants, but the induced AOX may not play essential roles under stress due to low-N alone, and the C/N balance under low-N stress may be tightly regulated by systems other than AOX. ..
- Kanno S, Arrighi J, Chiarenza S, Bayle V, Berthomé R, Peret B, et al. A novel role for the root cap in phosphate uptake and homeostasis. elife. 2016;5:e14577 pubmed publisher..These results extend our understanding of this important tissue from its previously described roles in environmental perception to novel functions in mineral nutrition and homeostasis control. ..
- Jiang K, Shimotakahara H, Luo M, Otani M, Nakamura H, Moselhy S, et al. Chemical screening and development of novel gibberellin mimics. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2017;27:3678-3682 pubmed publisher..67D and its analogs are supposed to be agonists of GID1 and are expected to be utilized in agriculture and basic research as an alternative to GA. ..
- Fujioka Y, Utsumi M, Ohba Y, Watanabe Y. Location of a possible miRNA processing site in SmD3/SmB nuclear bodies in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Physiol. 2007;48:1243-53 pubmed..It appears very likely that the observed DCL1-HYL1-SE nuclear body is involved in miRNA production. Co-expression of SmD3 or SmB proteins revealed the localization of DCL1-HYL1-SE complexes in the SmD3/SmB nuclear bodies. ..
- Urakami E, Yamaguchi I, Asami T, Conrad U, Suzuki Y. Immunomodulation of gibberellin biosynthesis using an anti-precursor gibberellin antibody confers gibberellin-deficient phenotypes. Planta. 2008;228:863-73 pubmed publisher..These results demonstrate that the scFv trapped GA(24) in ER and inhibited metabolism of GA(24) to bioactive GA(4). ..
- Fujikura U, Horiguchi G, Ponce M, Micol J, Tsukaya H. Coordination of cell proliferation and cell expansion mediated by ribosome-related processes in the leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 2009;59:499-508 pubmed publisher..This suggests that a factor involved in the induction of compensation may be under the dual control of AN3 and a ribosome-related process. ..
- Yamada K, Osakabe Y, Mizoi J, Nakashima K, Fujita Y, Shinozaki K, et al. Functional analysis of an Arabidopsis thaliana abiotic stress-inducible facilitated diffusion transporter for monosaccharides. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:1138-46 pubmed publisher..Under abiotic stress conditions, ESL1 might function coordinately with the vacuolar invertase to regulate osmotic pressure by affecting the accumulation of sugar in plant cells. ..
- Miyahara T, Sakiyama R, Ozeki Y, Sasaki N. Acyl-glucose-dependent glucosyltransferase catalyzes the final step of anthocyanin formation in Arabidopsis. J Plant Physiol. 2013;170:619-24 pubmed publisher..The results from analyses of gene expression and of anthocyanin composition in a knock-out (KO) mutant and from a complementation test indicate that AtBGLU10 might encode this AAGT. ..
- Matsui H, Nomura Y, Egusa M, Hamada T, Hyon G, Kaminaka H, et al. The GYF domain protein PSIG1 dampens the induction of cell death during plant-pathogen interactions. PLoS Genet. 2017;13:e1007037 pubmed publisher..These findings point to the existence and importance of the SA- and ROS-independent cell death constraining mechanism as a part of the plant immune system. ..
- Tanahashi T, Sumikawa N, Kato M, Hasebe M. Diversification of gene function: homologs of the floral regulator FLO/LFY control the first zygotic cell division in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Development. 2005;132:1727-36 pubmed..By contrast, our study suggests that FLO/LFY genes have functions throughout sporophyte development in the basal land plant lineages. ..
- Ferjani A, Horiguchi G, Yano S, Tsukaya H. Analysis of leaf development in fugu mutants of Arabidopsis reveals three compensation modes that modulate cell expansion in determinate organs. Plant Physiol. 2007;144:988-99 pubmed..Our results suggest that compensation reflects an organ-wide coordination of cell proliferation and expansion in determinate organs, and involves at least three different expansion pathways. ..
- Takashi Y, Kobayashi Y, Tanaka K, Tamura K. Arabidopsis replication protein A 70a is required for DNA damage response and telomere length homeostasis. Plant Cell Physiol. 2009;50:1965-76 pubmed publisher..These results demonstrate that AtRPA70a is involved in repair of double-strand DNA breaks and possibly contributes to telomerase-dependent telomere length regulation. ..
- Motomura K, Le Q, Kumakura N, Fukaya T, Takeda A, Watanabe Y. The role of decapping proteins in the miRNA accumulation in Arabidopsis thaliana. RNA Biol. 2012;9:644-52 pubmed publisher..Our results suggested that the seedling lethal phenotypes in the dcp1, dcp2 and vcs mutants are caused not only by the defect in decapping, but also by the disruption of miRNA-mediated gene regulation. ..
- Kidokoro S, Maruyama K, Nakashima K, Imura Y, Narusaka Y, Shinwari Z, et al. The phytochrome-interacting factor PIF7 negatively regulates DREB1 expression under circadian control in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2009;151:2046-57 pubmed publisher..This negative regulation of DREB1 expression may be important for avoiding plant growth retardation by the accumulation of DREB1 proteins under unstressed conditions. ..
- Sakamoto T, Kamiya T, Sako K, Yamaguchi J, Yamagami M, Fujiwara T. Arabidopsis thaliana 26S proteasome subunits RPT2a and RPT5a are crucial for zinc deficiency-tolerance. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2011;75:561-7 pubmed..Overall, this study indicates that RPT2a and RPT5a are involved in Zn deficiency-tolerance, possibly through alleviation of oxidative stresses and/or processing of poly-ubiquitinated proteins. ..
- Osakabe Y, Arinaga N, Umezawa T, Katsura S, Nagamachi K, Tanaka H, et al. Osmotic stress responses and plant growth controlled by potassium transporters in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2013;25:609-24 pubmed publisher..We propose that the KUP6 subfamily transporters act as key factors in osmotic adjustment by balancing potassium homeostasis in cell growth and drought stress responses. ..
- Takano J, Wada M, Ludewig U, Schaaf G, von Wirén N, Fujiwara T. The Arabidopsis major intrinsic protein NIP5;1 is essential for efficient boron uptake and plant development under boron limitation. Plant Cell. 2006;18:1498-509 pubmed..These results identify NIP5;1 as a major plasma membrane boric acid channel crucial for the B uptake required for plant growth and development under B limitation...
- Ohbayashi I, Konishi M, Ebine K, Sugiyama M. Genetic identification of Arabidopsis RID2 as an essential factor involved in pre-rRNA processing. Plant J. 2011;67:49-60 pubmed publisher..It can be inferred from these findings that RID2 contributes to the nucleolar activity for pre-rRNA processing, probably through some methylation reaction. ..
- Minamisawa N, Sato M, Cho K, Ueno H, Takechi K, Kajikawa M, et al. ANGUSTIFOLIA, a plant homolog of CtBP/BARS, functions outside the nucleus. Plant J. 2011;68:788-99 pubmed publisher..We should reconsider the roles and evolutionary traits of AN based on these findings...
- Fujimoto M, Arimura S, Mano S, Kondo M, Saito C, Ueda T, et al. Arabidopsis dynamin-related proteins DRP3A and DRP3B are functionally redundant in mitochondrial fission, but have distinct roles in peroxisomal fission. Plant J. 2009;58:388-400 pubmed publisher..These results suggest that DRP3B and DRP3A have redundant molecular functions in mitochondrial fission, whereas DRP3B has a minor role in peroxisomal fission that is distinct from that of DRP3A. ..
- Ariga H, Katori T, Tsuchimatsu T, Hirase T, Tajima Y, Parker J, et al. NLR locus-mediated trade-off between abiotic and biotic stress adaptation in Arabidopsis. Nat Plants. 2017;3:17072 pubmed publisher..Thus, polymorphism in certain plant NLR genes might be influenced by competing environmental stresses. ..
- Sato M, Nakamura N, Ohsumi Y, Kouchi H, Kondo M, Hara Nishimura I, et al. The AtVAM3 encodes a syntaxin-related molecule implicated in the vacuolar assembly in Arabidopsis thaliana. J Biol Chem. 1997;272:24530-5 pubmed..Immunoelectron microscopy showed that AtVam3p was localized to restricted regions on the vacuolar membranes. We propose that AtVam3p provides the t-SNARE function in the vacuolar assembly in A. thaliana. ..
- Nakazawa Y, Hiraguri A, Moriyama H, Fukuhara T. The dsRNA-binding protein DRB4 interacts with the Dicer-like protein DCL4 in vivo and functions in the trans-acting siRNA pathway. Plant Mol Biol. 2007;63:777-85 pubmed..These results indicate that DRB4, together with DCL4, functions in the ta-siRNA biogenesis. ..
- Goh T, Uchida W, Arakawa S, Ito E, Dainobu T, Ebine K, et al. VPS9a, the common activator for two distinct types of Rab5 GTPases, is essential for the development of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell. 2007;19:3504-15 pubmed..These results indicate that the two types of plant Rab5 members are functionally differentiated, even though they are regulated by the same activator, VPS9a. ..
- Tsuboi H, Yamashita H, Wada M. Chloroplasts do not have a polarity for light-induced accumulation movement. J Plant Res. 2009;122:131-40 pubmed publisher..Interestingly, the lag time for direction change toward the second microbeam in Adiantum was longer in the red light than in the blue light. However, the reason for this discrepancy is not yet understood...
- Kawamura E, Horiguchi G, Tsukaya H. Mechanisms of leaf tooth formation in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2010;62:429-41 pubmed publisher..Our study provides insights into the morphological and molecular mechanisms for leaf development and tooth formation, and highlights similarities between serration and compound leaf development. ..
- Yamaguchi N, Yamaguchi A, Abe M, Wagner D, Komeda Y. LEAFY controls Arabidopsis pedicel length and orientation by affecting adaxial-abaxial cell fate. Plant J. 2012;69:844-56 pubmed publisher..These data suggest that LFY activity promotes adaxial cell fate and hence the proper orientation and length of the pedicel partly by directly activating AS2 expression, which suppresses BP expression. ..
- Igarashi D, Ishida S, Fukazawa J, Takahashi Y. 14-3-3 proteins regulate intracellular localization of the bZIP transcriptional activator RSG. Plant Cell. 2001;13:2483-97 pubmed..These results suggest that 14-3-3 proteins negatively modulate RSG, which is involved in the regulation of endogenous amounts of GAs, by controlling its intracellular localization...
- Takanashi H, Ohnishi T, Mogi M, Hirata Y, Tsutsumi N. DCL2 is highly expressed in the egg cell in both rice and Arabidopsis. Plant Signal Behav. 2011;6:604-6 pubmed publisher..These findings suggest that small RNA pathways are activated in the egg cell in both rice and Arabidopsis. The activation of these pathways in the egg cell might be essential for egg cell maturation, fertilization, or embryogenesis. ..
- Yamada K, Osakabe Y, Yamaguchi Shinozaki K. A C-terminal motif contributes to the plasma membrane localization of Arabidopsis STP transporters. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0186326 pubmed publisher..Together, we here identified a novel ER export signal, and showed that appropriate sorting via the tri-aromatic motif is important for sugar absorption by STP transporters...
- Shimotohno A, Umeda Hara C, Bisova K, Uchimiya H, Umeda M. The plant-specific kinase CDKF;1 is involved in activating phosphorylation of cyclin-dependent kinase-activating kinases in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2004;16:2954-66 pubmed..These results suggest that CAK1At is a novel CAK-activating kinase that modulates the activity of CAK2At and CAK4At, thereby controlling CDK activities and basal transcription in Arabidopsis. ..
- Horiguchi G, Gonzalez N, Beemster G, Inze D, Tsukaya H. Impact of segmental chromosomal duplications on leaf size in the grandifolia-D mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 2009;60:122-33 pubmed publisher..We also discuss the potential effect of chromosomal duplication on evolution of organ size. ..
- Tarutani Y, Sasaki A, Yasuda M, Nakashita H, Yoshida S, Yamaguchi I, et al. Identification of three clones which commonly interact with the kinase domains of highly homologous two receptor-like kinases, RLK902 and RKL1. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2004;68:2581-7 pubmed..Furthermore, the detail analysis of their responsiveness to various conditions suggests their involvement in such stress conditions as mechanical wounding, treatment with salicylic acid, and pathogen infection. ..
- Hori K, Watanabe Y. UPF3 suppresses aberrant spliced mRNA in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2005;43:530-40 pubmed..This indicated that the AtUPF3 gene is required by the plant NMD system to obviate aberrantly spliced mRNA. ..
- Matsushita A, Furumoto T, Ishida S, Takahashi Y. AGF1, an AT-hook protein, is necessary for the negative feedback of AtGA3ox1 encoding GA 3-oxidase. Plant Physiol. 2007;143:1152-62 pubmed..Our results suggest that AGF1 plays a role in the homeostasis of GAs through binding to the cis-acting sequence of the GA-negative feedback of AtGA3ox1. ..
- Kamiya T, Tanaka M, Mitani N, Ma J, Maeshima M, Fujiwara T. NIP1;1, an aquaporin homolog, determines the arsenite sensitivity of Arabidopsis thaliana. J Biol Chem. 2009;284:2114-20 pubmed publisher..This indicates that As(III) tolerance cannot be simply explained by decreased As contents in plants...
- Yoshida K, Kume N, Nakaya Y, Yamagami A, Nakano T, Sakuta M. Comparative analysis of the triplicate proathocyanidin regulators in Lotus japonicus. Plant Cell Physiol. 2010;51:912-22 pubmed publisher..japonicus. In-depth characterization of chimeric constructs of three LjTT2s, as well as site-directed mutagenesis in R2-MYB domains, identified the amino acid residues that affect the level of transcriptional activation of LjTT2...
- Yoshida K, Watanabe C, Hachiya T, Tholen D, Shibata M, Terashima I, et al. Distinct responses of the mitochondrial respiratory chain to long- and short-term high-light environments in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Environ. 2011;34:618-28 pubmed publisher..These results suggest that AOX plays an important role in rapid acclimation of the respiratory chain to sHL, which may support efficient photosynthetic performance. ..
- Suzuki Y, Mizuno T, Urakami E, Yamaguchi I, Asami T. Immunomodulation of bioactive gibberellin confers gibberellin-deficient phenotypes in plants. Plant Biotechnol J. 2008;6:355-67 pubmed publisher..This study demonstrates that the use of immunomodulation to inhibit the action of bioactive GAs is an effective method of creating GA-deficient plants. ..
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