Experts and Doctors on tobacco in Davis, California, United States

Summary

Locale: Davis, California, United States
Topic: tobacco

Top Publications

  1. Feldstein P, Bruening G. Catalytically active geometry in the reversible circularization of 'mini-monomer' RNAs derived from the complementary strand of tobacco ringspot virus satellite RNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 1993;21:1991-8 pubmed
    ..We suggest the term 'paperclip' to represent the arrangement of RNA strands in the region of sTobRV(-)RNA that participates in the cleavage and ligation reactions. ..
  2. Witschi H, Espiritu I, Suffia M, Pinkerton K. Expression of cyclin D1/2 in the lungs of strain A/J mice fed chemopreventive agents. Carcinogenesis. 2002;23:289-94 pubmed
    ..It was concluded that expression of cyclin D1/2 might be a potentially useful marker in the identification of chemopreventive agents for tobacco smoke and could be of some help in the evaluation of their effects. ..
  3. Hwang M, Lindenmuth B, McDonald K, Falk B. Bipartite and tripartite Cucumber mosaic virus-based vectors for producing the Acidothermus cellulolyticus endo-1,4-?-glucanase and other proteins in non-transgenic plants. BMC Biotechnol. 2012;12:66 pubmed publisher
    ..Also, N. benthamiana, which is particularly suitable for agroinfiltration, is a very good plant for transient protein production. ..
  4. Ham B, Li G, Kang B, Zeng F, Lucas W. Overexpression of Arabidopsis plasmodesmata germin-like proteins disrupts root growth and development. Plant Cell. 2012;24:3630-48 pubmed publisher
    ..PDGLP1 and PDGLP2 appear to be involved in regulating primary root growth by controlling phloem-mediated allocation of resources between the primary and lateral root meristems...
  5. Chern M, Canlas P, Ronald P. Strong suppression of systemic acquired resistance in Arabidopsis by NRR is dependent on its ability to interact with NPR1 and its putative repression domain. Mol Plant. 2008;1:552-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that NRR binds to NPR1 in vivo in a protein complex to inhibit transcriptional activation of PR genes and that NRR contains a transcription repression domain for active repression. ..
  6. Wang J, Turina M, Stewart L, Lindbo J, Falk B. Agroinoculation of the Crinivirus, Lettuce infectious yellows virus, for systemic plant infection. Virology. 2009;392:131-6 pubmed publisher
  7. Zhou Y, Noussourou M, Kon T, Rojas M, Jiang H, Chen L, et al. Evidence of local evolution of tomato-infecting begomovirus species in West Africa: characterization of tomato leaf curl Mali virus and tomato yellow leaf crumple virus from Mali. Arch Virol. 2008;153:693-706 pubmed publisher
    ..Virus-specific PCR primers were developed for detection of ToLCMLV and ToYLCrV and will be used to further investigate the distribution and host range of these viruses...
  8. Pelot K, Hagelthorn D, Addison J, Zerbe P. Biosynthesis of the oxygenated diterpene nezukol in the medicinal plant Isodon rubescens is catalyzed by a pair of diterpene synthases. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0176507 pubmed publisher
    ..Oxygenation activity is rare for the family of class I diTPSs and offers new catalysts for developing metabolic engineering platforms to produce a broader spectrum of bioactive diterpenoid natural products...
  9. van Tol H, Buzayan J, Feldstein P, Eckstein F, Bruening G. Two autolytic processing reactions of a satellite RNA proceed with inversion of configuration. Nucleic Acids Res. 1990;18:1971-5 pubmed
    ..The results are consistent with transesterification occurring by an inline SN2(P) attack of the 2'-hydroxyl group in the autolytic processing reactions of both polarities of the satellite RNA. ..
  10. Bachan S, Dinesh Kumar S. Tobacco rattle virus (TRV)-based virus-induced gene silencing. Methods Mol Biol. 2012;894:83-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we describe the use of tobacco rattle virus-based VIGS techniques to study gene function in Nicotiana benthamiana, tomato, and Arabidopsis thaliana. ..

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. Feldstein P, Bruening G. Catalytically active geometry in the reversible circularization of 'mini-monomer' RNAs derived from the complementary strand of tobacco ringspot virus satellite RNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 1993;21:1991-8 pubmed
    ..We suggest the term 'paperclip' to represent the arrangement of RNA strands in the region of sTobRV(-)RNA that participates in the cleavage and ligation reactions. ..
  2. Witschi H, Espiritu I, Suffia M, Pinkerton K. Expression of cyclin D1/2 in the lungs of strain A/J mice fed chemopreventive agents. Carcinogenesis. 2002;23:289-94 pubmed
    ..It was concluded that expression of cyclin D1/2 might be a potentially useful marker in the identification of chemopreventive agents for tobacco smoke and could be of some help in the evaluation of their effects. ..
  3. Hwang M, Lindenmuth B, McDonald K, Falk B. Bipartite and tripartite Cucumber mosaic virus-based vectors for producing the Acidothermus cellulolyticus endo-1,4-?-glucanase and other proteins in non-transgenic plants. BMC Biotechnol. 2012;12:66 pubmed publisher
    ..Also, N. benthamiana, which is particularly suitable for agroinfiltration, is a very good plant for transient protein production. ..
  4. Ham B, Li G, Kang B, Zeng F, Lucas W. Overexpression of Arabidopsis plasmodesmata germin-like proteins disrupts root growth and development. Plant Cell. 2012;24:3630-48 pubmed publisher
    ..PDGLP1 and PDGLP2 appear to be involved in regulating primary root growth by controlling phloem-mediated allocation of resources between the primary and lateral root meristems...
  5. Chern M, Canlas P, Ronald P. Strong suppression of systemic acquired resistance in Arabidopsis by NRR is dependent on its ability to interact with NPR1 and its putative repression domain. Mol Plant. 2008;1:552-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that NRR binds to NPR1 in vivo in a protein complex to inhibit transcriptional activation of PR genes and that NRR contains a transcription repression domain for active repression. ..
  6. Wang J, Turina M, Stewart L, Lindbo J, Falk B. Agroinoculation of the Crinivirus, Lettuce infectious yellows virus, for systemic plant infection. Virology. 2009;392:131-6 pubmed publisher
  7. Zhou Y, Noussourou M, Kon T, Rojas M, Jiang H, Chen L, et al. Evidence of local evolution of tomato-infecting begomovirus species in West Africa: characterization of tomato leaf curl Mali virus and tomato yellow leaf crumple virus from Mali. Arch Virol. 2008;153:693-706 pubmed publisher
    ..Virus-specific PCR primers were developed for detection of ToLCMLV and ToYLCrV and will be used to further investigate the distribution and host range of these viruses...
  8. Pelot K, Hagelthorn D, Addison J, Zerbe P. Biosynthesis of the oxygenated diterpene nezukol in the medicinal plant Isodon rubescens is catalyzed by a pair of diterpene synthases. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0176507 pubmed publisher
    ..Oxygenation activity is rare for the family of class I diTPSs and offers new catalysts for developing metabolic engineering platforms to produce a broader spectrum of bioactive diterpenoid natural products...
  9. van Tol H, Buzayan J, Feldstein P, Eckstein F, Bruening G. Two autolytic processing reactions of a satellite RNA proceed with inversion of configuration. Nucleic Acids Res. 1990;18:1971-5 pubmed
    ..The results are consistent with transesterification occurring by an inline SN2(P) attack of the 2'-hydroxyl group in the autolytic processing reactions of both polarities of the satellite RNA. ..
  10. Bachan S, Dinesh Kumar S. Tobacco rattle virus (TRV)-based virus-induced gene silencing. Methods Mol Biol. 2012;894:83-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we describe the use of tobacco rattle virus-based VIGS techniques to study gene function in Nicotiana benthamiana, tomato, and Arabidopsis thaliana. ..
  11. Davis B, Shen Y, Tancredi D, Flores V, Davis R, Pinkerton K. Leukocytes are recruited through the bronchial circulation to the lung in a spontaneously hypertensive rat model of COPD. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e33304 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings have important implications for understanding the etiology of COPD and suggest that pharmaceuticals designed to reduce leukocyte recruitment through the bronchial circulation may be a potential therapy to treat COPD. ..
  12. Li C, Distelfeld A, Comis A, Dubcovsky J. Wheat flowering repressor VRN2 and promoter CO2 compete for interactions with NUCLEAR FACTOR-Y complexes. Plant J. 2011;67:763-73 pubmed publisher
  13. Wang J, Turina M, Medina V, Falk B. Synergistic interaction between the Potyvirus, Turnip mosaic virus and the Crinivirus, Lettuce infectious yellows virus in plants and protoplasts. Virus Res. 2009;144:163-70 pubmed publisher
    ..LIYV infections remained phloem-limited in P1/HC-Pro transgenic plants, suggesting that enhanced accumulation of LIYV in these plants was due primarily to increased replication efficiency, not to greater spread...
  14. Aoki K, Kragler F, Xoconostle Cazares B, Lucas W. A subclass of plant heat shock cognate 70 chaperones carries a motif that facilitates trafficking through plasmodesmata. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99:16342-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These results are discussed in terms of the roles likely played by this subclass of Hsc70 chaperones in the trafficking of non-cell-autonomous proteins...
  15. Bassil E, Hu H, Brown P. Use of phenylboronic acids to investigate boron function in plants. Possible role of boron in transvacuolar cytoplasmic strands and cell-to-wall adhesion. Plant Physiol. 2004;136:3383-95 pubmed
    ..We conclude that boronic acids can be used to rapidly and reversibly induce boron deficiency-like responses and therefore are useful tools for investigating boron function in plants...
  16. Lee J, Yoo B, Rojas M, Gomez Ospina N, Staehelin L, Lucas W. Selective trafficking of non-cell-autonomous proteins mediated by NtNCAPP1. Science. 2003;299:392-6 pubmed publisher
    ..These results support a model in which NCAP delivery to plasmodesmata is both selective and regulated...
  17. Luo Y, Caldwell K, Wroblewski T, Wright M, Michelmore R. Proteolysis of a negative regulator of innate immunity is dependent on resistance genes in tomato and Nicotiana benthamiana and induced by multiple bacterial effectors. Plant Cell. 2009;21:2458-72 pubmed publisher
    ..syringae pv tomato DC3000 led to the identification of two additional sequence-unrelated effectors that can also induce degradation of RIN4. Therefore, multiple bacterial effectors besides AvrRpt2 elicit proteolysis of RIN4 in planta. ..
  18. Zhou Y, Rojas M, Park M, Seo Y, Lucas W, Gilbertson R. Histone H3 interacts and colocalizes with the nuclear shuttle protein and the movement protein of a geminivirus. J Virol. 2011;85:11821-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these findings implicate the host factor histone H3 in the process by which an infectious geminiviral DNA complex forms within the nucleus for export to the cell periphery and cell-to-cell movement through plasmodesmata...
  19. Stewart L, Medina V, Sudarshana M, Falk B. Lettuce infectious yellows virus-encoded P26 induces plasmalemma deposit cytopathology. Virology. 2009;388:212-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Putative P26 orthologs from two other members of the genus Crinivirus which do not induce conspicuous PLDs exhibited fractionation properties similar to LIYV P26 but were not associated with any PLD-like cytopathology...
  20. Rivero R, Shulaev V, Blumwald E. Cytokinin-dependent photorespiration and the protection of photosynthesis during water deficit. Plant Physiol. 2009;150:1530-40 pubmed publisher
  21. Ng J, Tian T, Falk B. Quantitative parameters determining whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) transmission of Lettuce infectious yellows virus and an engineered defective RNA. J Gen Virol. 2004;85:2697-707 pubmed
  22. Krishnan R, McDonald K, Dandekar A, Jackman A, Falk B. Expression of recombinant trichosanthin, a ribosome-inactivating protein, in transgenic tobacco. J Biotechnol. 2002;97:69-88 pubmed
    ..Local lesion assays using extracts from the infected transgenic plants indicated reduced levels of TMV compared with nontransgenic controls. ..
  23. Smith K, Uyeminami D, Kodavanti U, Crapo J, Chang L, Pinkerton K. Inhibition of tobacco smoke-induced lung inflammation by a catalytic antioxidant. Free Radic Biol Med. 2002;33:1106-14 pubmed
    ..05). We conclude that a synthetic catalytic antioxidant decreased the adverse effects of exposure to tobacco smoke. ..
  24. Satterlund T, Cassady D, Treiber J, Lemp C. Strategies implemented by 20 local tobacco control agencies to promote smoke-free recreation areas, California, 2004-2007. Prev Chronic Dis. 2011;8:A111 pubmed
    ..These results should be relevant to other tobacco control organizations that are attempting to secure local smoke-free policy. ..
  25. Wu D, Nishimura N, Kuo V, Fiehn O, Shahbaz S, VAN WINKLE L, et al. Activation of aryl hydrocarbon receptor induces vascular inflammation and promotes atherosclerosis in apolipoprotein E-/- mice. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2011;31:1260-7 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the mechanisms responsible for the formation of atherosclerotic lesions mediated through AhR have not been identified...
  26. Plesha M, Huang T, Dandekar A, Falk B, McDonald K. Optimization of the bioprocessing conditions for scale-up of transient production of a heterologous protein in plants using a chemically inducible viral amplicon expression system. Biotechnol Prog. 2009;25:722-34 pubmed publisher
    ..7) and (140 +/- 10) mg per kg fresh weight leaf tissue at 6 days post-induction. Use of harvested plant tissue with vacuum infiltration and induction demonstrates a bioprocessing route that is fully amenable to scale-up. ..
  27. Lee J, Taoka K, Yoo B, Ben Nissan G, Kim D, Lucas W. Plasmodesmal-associated protein kinase in tobacco and Arabidopsis recognizes a subset of non-cell-autonomous proteins. Plant Cell. 2005;17:2817-31 pubmed
    ..Thus, PAPK1 represents a novel plant protein kinase that is targeted to plasmodesmata and may play a regulatory role in macromolecular trafficking between plant cells...
  28. Kon T, Rojas M, Abdourhamane I, Gilbertson R. Roles and interactions of begomoviruses and satellite DNAs associated with okra leaf curl disease in Mali, West Africa. J Gen Virol. 2009;90:1001-13 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of the aetiology of OLCD and the evolution of new begomovirus/satellite DNA complexes...
  29. Sekizawa S, Chen C, Bechtold A, Tabor J, Bric J, Pinkerton K, et al. Extended secondhand tobacco smoke exposure induces plasticity in nucleus tractus solitarius second-order lung afferent neurons in young guinea pigs. Eur J Neurosci. 2008;28:771-81 pubmed publisher
    ..The mechanism may help to explain some of the exaggerated respiratory responses of children exposed to SHS. ..
  30. Li W, Yadeta K, Elmore J, Coaker G. The Pseudomonas syringae effector HopQ1 promotes bacterial virulence and interacts with tomato 14-3-3 proteins in a phosphorylation-dependent manner. Plant Physiol. 2013;161:2062-74 pubmed publisher
  31. Melgarejo T, Kon T, Rojas M, Paz Carrasco L, Zerbini F, Gilbertson R. Characterization of a new world monopartite begomovirus causing leaf curl disease of tomato in Ecuador and Peru reveals a new direction in geminivirus evolution. J Virol. 2013;87:5397-413 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report of an indigenous NW monopartite begomovirus, and evidence is presented that it emerged from the DNA-A component of a NW bipartite progenitor via convergent evolution and recombination. ..
  32. Valacchi G, Vasu V, Yokohama W, Corbacho A, Phung A, Lim Y, et al. Lung vitamin E transport processes are affected by both age and environmental oxidants in mice. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2007;222:227-34 pubmed
  33. Rojas M, Jiang H, Salati R, Xoconostle Cazares B, Sudarshana M, Lucas W, et al. Functional analysis of proteins involved in movement of the monopartite begomovirus, Tomato yellow leaf curl virus. Virology. 2001;291:110-25 pubmed
    ..Thus, the V1 and/or C4 may be analogs of the bipartite begomovirus BC1 that have evolved to mediate TYLCV movement within phloem tissue...
  34. Stewart L, Medina V, Tian T, Turina M, Falk B, Ng J. A mutation in the Lettuce infectious yellows virus minor coat protein disrupts whitefly transmission but not in planta systemic movement. J Virol. 2010;84:12165-73 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provide strong molecular evidence that the full-length LIYV-encoded CPm is dispensable for systemic plant movement but is required for whitefly transmission...
  35. Batuman O, Kuo Y, Palmieri M, Rojas M, Gilbertson R. Tomato chocolate spot virus, a member of a new torradovirus species that causes a necrosis-associated disease of tomato in Guatemala. Arch Virol. 2010;155:857-69 pubmed publisher
    ..The name tomato chocolate spot virus is proposed. ..
  36. Smith K, Pinkerton K, Watanabe T, Pedersen T, Ma S, Hammock B. Attenuation of tobacco smoke-induced lung inflammation by treatment with a soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitor. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005;102:2186-91 pubmed
    ..We conclude that an sEH inhibitor, in the presence or absence of EETs, can attenuate, in part, inflammation associated with acute exposure to tobacco smoke. ..
  37. Wang J, Yeh H, Falk B. cis preferential replication of Lettuce infectious yellows virus (LIYV) RNA 1: the initial step in the asynchronous replication of the LIYV genomic RNAs. Virology. 2009;386:217-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these data strongly suggest that LIYV RNA 1 replication is cis-preferential...