Experts and Doctors on plant gene expression regulation in Urbana, Illinois, United States


Locale: Urbana, Illinois, United States
Topic: plant gene expression regulation

Top Publications

  1. Soria Guerra R, Rosales Mendoza S, Chang S, Haudenshield J, Zheng D, Rao S, et al. Identifying differentially expressed genes in leaves of Glycine tomentella in the presence of the fungal pathogen Phakopsora pachyrhizi. Planta. 2010;232:1181-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings were subsequently confirmed by real time RT-PCR and dot blot hybridization...
  2. Lal S, Sachs M. Cloning and characterization of an anaerobically induced cDNA encoding glucose-6-phosphate isomerase from maize. Plant Physiol. 1995;108:1295-6 pubmed
  3. Vodkin L, Khanna A, Shealy R, Clough S, Gonzalez D, Philip R, et al. Microarrays for global expression constructed with a low redundancy set of 27,500 sequenced cDNAs representing an array of developmental stages and physiological conditions of the soybean plant. BMC Genomics. 2004;5:73 pubmed
    ..In addition, discovery of the molecular basis of traits through examination of naturally occurring variation in hundreds of mutant lines could be enhanced by the construction and use of soybean cDNA microarrays...
  4. Hernández Sebastià C, Marsolais F, Saravitz C, Israel D, Dewey R, Huber S. Free amino acid profiles suggest a possible role for asparagine in the control of storage-product accumulation in developing seeds of low- and high-protein soybean lines. J Exp Bot. 2005;56:1951-63 pubmed
    ..Asn levels are probably tightly regulated in the embryo of high-protein lines, and may act as a metabolic signal of seed nitrogen status. ..
  5. Duan H, Huang M, Palacio K, Schuler M. Variations in CYP74B2 (hydroperoxide lyase) gene expression differentially affect hexenal signaling in the Columbia and Landsberg erecta ecotypes of Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2005;139:1529-44 pubmed
    ..Two of the three transcripts coding for aliphatic glucosinolates (CYP83A1, AOP3) are also expressed at significantly lower levels in Col flowers. ..
  6. Tang J, Zielinski R, Aldea M, DeLucia E. Spatial association of photosynthesis and chemical defense in Arabidopsis thaliana following herbivory by Trichoplusia ni. Physiol Plant. 2009;137:115-24 pubmed publisher
    ..The suppression of photosynthesis in remaining leaf tissue represents a 'hidden cost' of herbivore damage. ..
  7. Dassanayake M, Haas J, Bohnert H, Cheeseman J. Shedding light on an extremophile lifestyle through transcriptomics. New Phytol. 2009;183:764-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Similarities in the two species suggest a unique mangrove lifestyle overarching the effects of transcriptome size, habitat, tissue type, developmental stage, and biogeographic and phylogenetic differences between them...
  8. Zabala G, Vodkin L. Novel exon combinations generated by alternative splicing of gene fragments mobilized by a CACTA transposon in Glycine max. BMC Plant Biol. 2007;7:38 pubmed
    ..The multiplicity and randomness of these events provide some insights into the origin and mechanism of alternatively spliced genes. ..
  9. Gong P, Wu G, Ort D. Slow dark deactivation of Arabidopsis chloroplast ATP synthase caused by a mutation in a nonplastidic SAC domain protein. Photosynth Res. 2006;88:133-42 pubmed
    ..SAC 9 dysfunction interferes with ATP synthase deactivation, possibly by an alteration in phosphoinositide signaling inducing a stress mimicry response. ..

More Information


  1. Zabala G, Vodkin L. The wp mutation of Glycine max carries a gene-fragment-rich transposon of the CACTA superfamily. Plant Cell. 2005;17:2619-32 pubmed
  2. Duan H, Schuler M. Differential expression and evolution of the Arabidopsis CYP86A subfamily. Plant Physiol. 2005;137:1067-81 pubmed
    ..Analysis of the promoter sequences for each of these genes with their expression patterns has highlighted a number of elements in current databases that potentially correlate with the responses of individual genes. ..
  3. Branen J, Shintani D, Engeseth N. Expression of antisense acyl carrier protein-4 reduces lipid content in Arabidopsis leaf tissue. Plant Physiol. 2003;132:748-56 pubmed
    ..However, it has not yet been determined if the changes in fatty acid composition are due to changes in the profile of ACP isoforms, or if they are actually a reaction to a reduction in fatty acid precursors. ..
  4. Zielinski R. Characterization of three new members of the Arabidopsis thaliana calmodulin gene family: conserved and highly diverged members of the gene family functionally complement a yeast calmodulin null. Planta. 2002;214:446-55 pubmed
    ..CaM9, and to a lesser degree CaM8, however, appear to represent Ca2+-binding sensor proteins that interact with a more limited set of target proteins than do more conventional CaM isoforms. ..
  5. Zhang N, Portis A. Mechanism of light regulation of Rubisco: a specific role for the larger Rubisco activase isoform involving reductive activation by thioredoxin-f. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999;96:9438-43 pubmed
    ..These findings suggest that in plants containing both isoforms, Rubisco activase regulates the activity of Rubisco in response to light-induced changes in both the ADP/ATP ratio and the redox potential via thioredoxin-f. ..
  6. Lal S, Lee C, Sachs M. Differential regulation of enolase during anaerobiosis in maize. Plant Physiol. 1998;118:1285-93 pubmed
    ..We describe the expression of enolase in maize roots under anaerobic stress. ..
  7. Manjunath S, Sachs M. Molecular characterization and promoter analysis of the maize cytosolic glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase gene family and its expression during anoxia. Plant Mol Biol. 1997;33:97-112 pubmed
    ..The relevance of these elements in conferring anaerobic induction of gpc4 gene expression is discussed. ..
  8. Ma S, Gong Q, Bohnert H. Dissecting salt stress pathways. J Exp Bot. 2006;57:1097-107 pubmed
    ..A network begins to emerge, revealing the basis of cross-talk between high salinity and other stresses. ..
  9. Duncan K, Hardin S, Huber S. The three maize sucrose synthase isoforms differ in distribution, localization, and phosphorylation. Plant Cell Physiol. 2006;47:959-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these results show that the isoforms of SUS are important in both cytosolic and membrane-associated sucrose degradation, but that their unique attributes most probably impart isoform-specific functional roles...
  10. Persans M, Wang J, Schuler M. Characterization of maize cytochrome P450 monooxygenases induced in response to safeners and bacterial pathogens. Plant Physiol. 2001;125:1126-38 pubmed
    ..Expressed sequence tag (EST) 6c06b11 transcripts, encoding an undefined P450 activity, are highly induced in seedling shoots infected with bacterial pathogens. ..
  11. Gonzalez D, Vodkin L. Specific elements of the glyoxylate pathway play a significant role in the functional transition of the soybean cotyledon during seedling development. BMC Genomics. 2007;8:468 pubmed
  12. Bilgin D, Aldea M, O Neill B, Benitez M, Li M, Clough S, et al. Elevated ozone alters soybean-virus interaction. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2008;21:1297-308 pubmed publisher
  13. Jones S, Gonzalez D, Vodkin L. Flux of transcript patterns during soybean seed development. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:136 pubmed publisher