tomato

Summary

Alias: Lycopersicon esculentum, Solanum lycopersicum, Lycopersicon lycopersicum, Lycopersicum esculentum, Solanum lycopersicon, Lycopersicon esculentum Mill., Lycopersicon esculentum var. esculentum, Solanum esculentum, Solanum esculentum Dunal, Solanum lycopersicum L.

Top Publications

  1. Gálvez F, Baghour M, Hao G, Cagnac O, Rodriguez Rosales M, Venema K. Expression of LeNHX isoforms in response to salt stress in salt sensitive and salt tolerant tomato species. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2012;51:109-15 pubmed publisher
    ..this hypothesis, we studied the expression level of four NHX genes in the salt sensitive cultivated species Solanum lycopersicum L. cv...
  2. Oh C, Hwang J, Choi M, Kang B, Martin G. Two leucines in the N-terminal MAPK-docking site of tomato SlMKK2 are critical for interaction with a downstream MAPK to elicit programmed cell death associated with plant immunity. FEBS Lett. 2013;587:1460-5 pubmed publisher
    b>Tomato MAPK kinase SlMKK2 is a key protein regulating immunity-associated programmed cell death (PCD) in plants. We examined the role of the N-terminal MAPK-docking site (or D-site) of SlMKK2 in PCD elicitation...
  3. Bemer M, Karlova R, Ballester A, Tikunov Y, Bovy A, Wolters Arts M, et al. The tomato FRUITFULL homologs TDR4/FUL1 and MBP7/FUL2 regulate ethylene-independent aspects of fruit ripening. Plant Cell. 2012;24:4437-51 pubmed publisher
    Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) contains two close homologs of the Arabidopsis thaliana MADS domain transcription factor FRUITFULL (FUL), FUL1 (previously called TDR4) and FUL2 (previously MBP7)...
  4. Bhattarai K, Atamian H, Kaloshian I, Eulgem T. WRKY72-type transcription factors contribute to basal immunity in tomato and Arabidopsis as well as gene-for-gene resistance mediated by the tomato R gene Mi-1. Plant J. 2010;63:229-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Using microarray analysis, we found that the paralogous tomato WRKY genes SlWRKY72a and b are transcriptionally up-regulated during disease resistance mediated by the R gene Mi-..
  5. Ren Z, Li Z, Miao Q, Yang Y, Deng W, Hao Y. The auxin receptor homologue in Solanum lycopersicum stimulates tomato fruit set and leaf morphogenesis. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:2815-26 pubmed publisher
    ..This gene, designated as Solanum lycopersicum TIR1 (SlTIR1), was found to be expressed in all the parts of floral buds and flowers at anthesis stages...
  6. Wang H, Yu C, Zhu Z, Yu X. Overexpression in tobacco of a tomato GMPase gene improves tolerance to both low and high temperature stress by enhancing antioxidation capacity. Plant Cell Rep. 2011;30:1029-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein, a GMPase (accession ID DQ449030) was identified and cloned from tomato. The full-length cDNA sequence of this gene contains 1,498 bp nucleotides encoding a putative protein with 361 ..
  7. Dong T, Hu Z, Deng L, Wang Y, Zhu M, Zhang J, et al. A tomato MADS-box transcription factor, SlMADS1, acts as a negative regulator of fruit ripening. Plant Physiol. 2013;163:1026-36 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, a tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) MADS-box gene, SlMADS1, was cloned and its tissue-specific expression profile was analyzed...
  8. Spyropoulou E, Haring M, Schuurink R. Expression of Terpenoids 1, a glandular trichome-specific transcription factor from tomato that activates the terpene synthase 5 promoter. Plant Mol Biol. 2014;84:345-57 pubmed publisher
    ..In order to unravel the transcriptional regulation of the Solanum lycopersicum linalool synthase (SlMTS1, recently renamed SlTPS5) gene in glandular trichomes, we functionally dissected ..
  9. Giménez E, Pineda B, Capel J, Antón M, Atares A, Pérez Martín F, et al. Functional analysis of the Arlequin mutant corroborates the essential role of the Arlequin/TAGL1 gene during reproductive development of tomato. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e14427 pubmed publisher
    ..Arlequin (Alq), a semi-dominant T-DNA tomato mutant showed developmental changes affecting flower and fruit ripening...
  10. Melech Bonfil S, Sessa G. The SlMKK2 and SlMPK2 genes play a role in tomato disease resistance to Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria. Plant Signal Behav. 2011;6:154-6 pubmed
    Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria (Xcv) is the causal agent of bacterial spot disease in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) plants...

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  1. Gálvez F, Baghour M, Hao G, Cagnac O, Rodriguez Rosales M, Venema K. Expression of LeNHX isoforms in response to salt stress in salt sensitive and salt tolerant tomato species. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2012;51:109-15 pubmed publisher
    ..this hypothesis, we studied the expression level of four NHX genes in the salt sensitive cultivated species Solanum lycopersicum L. cv...
  2. Oh C, Hwang J, Choi M, Kang B, Martin G. Two leucines in the N-terminal MAPK-docking site of tomato SlMKK2 are critical for interaction with a downstream MAPK to elicit programmed cell death associated with plant immunity. FEBS Lett. 2013;587:1460-5 pubmed publisher
    b>Tomato MAPK kinase SlMKK2 is a key protein regulating immunity-associated programmed cell death (PCD) in plants. We examined the role of the N-terminal MAPK-docking site (or D-site) of SlMKK2 in PCD elicitation...
  3. Bemer M, Karlova R, Ballester A, Tikunov Y, Bovy A, Wolters Arts M, et al. The tomato FRUITFULL homologs TDR4/FUL1 and MBP7/FUL2 regulate ethylene-independent aspects of fruit ripening. Plant Cell. 2012;24:4437-51 pubmed publisher
    Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) contains two close homologs of the Arabidopsis thaliana MADS domain transcription factor FRUITFULL (FUL), FUL1 (previously called TDR4) and FUL2 (previously MBP7)...
  4. Bhattarai K, Atamian H, Kaloshian I, Eulgem T. WRKY72-type transcription factors contribute to basal immunity in tomato and Arabidopsis as well as gene-for-gene resistance mediated by the tomato R gene Mi-1. Plant J. 2010;63:229-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Using microarray analysis, we found that the paralogous tomato WRKY genes SlWRKY72a and b are transcriptionally up-regulated during disease resistance mediated by the R gene Mi-..
  5. Ren Z, Li Z, Miao Q, Yang Y, Deng W, Hao Y. The auxin receptor homologue in Solanum lycopersicum stimulates tomato fruit set and leaf morphogenesis. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:2815-26 pubmed publisher
    ..This gene, designated as Solanum lycopersicum TIR1 (SlTIR1), was found to be expressed in all the parts of floral buds and flowers at anthesis stages...
  6. Wang H, Yu C, Zhu Z, Yu X. Overexpression in tobacco of a tomato GMPase gene improves tolerance to both low and high temperature stress by enhancing antioxidation capacity. Plant Cell Rep. 2011;30:1029-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein, a GMPase (accession ID DQ449030) was identified and cloned from tomato. The full-length cDNA sequence of this gene contains 1,498 bp nucleotides encoding a putative protein with 361 ..
  7. Dong T, Hu Z, Deng L, Wang Y, Zhu M, Zhang J, et al. A tomato MADS-box transcription factor, SlMADS1, acts as a negative regulator of fruit ripening. Plant Physiol. 2013;163:1026-36 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, a tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) MADS-box gene, SlMADS1, was cloned and its tissue-specific expression profile was analyzed...
  8. Spyropoulou E, Haring M, Schuurink R. Expression of Terpenoids 1, a glandular trichome-specific transcription factor from tomato that activates the terpene synthase 5 promoter. Plant Mol Biol. 2014;84:345-57 pubmed publisher
    ..In order to unravel the transcriptional regulation of the Solanum lycopersicum linalool synthase (SlMTS1, recently renamed SlTPS5) gene in glandular trichomes, we functionally dissected ..
  9. Giménez E, Pineda B, Capel J, Antón M, Atares A, Pérez Martín F, et al. Functional analysis of the Arlequin mutant corroborates the essential role of the Arlequin/TAGL1 gene during reproductive development of tomato. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e14427 pubmed publisher
    ..Arlequin (Alq), a semi-dominant T-DNA tomato mutant showed developmental changes affecting flower and fruit ripening...
  10. Melech Bonfil S, Sessa G. The SlMKK2 and SlMPK2 genes play a role in tomato disease resistance to Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria. Plant Signal Behav. 2011;6:154-6 pubmed
    Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria (Xcv) is the causal agent of bacterial spot disease in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) plants...
  11. Fujisawa M, Shima Y, Higuchi N, Nakano T, Koyama Y, Kasumi T, et al. Direct targets of the tomato-ripening regulator RIN identified by transcriptome and chromatin immunoprecipitation analyses. Planta. 2012;235:1107-22 pubmed publisher
    ..In tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), a typical climacteric fruit, the MADS-box transcription factor RIN is one of the earliest-acting ripening ..
  12. Avila J, Devarenne T. Ubiquitination of the tomato cell death suppressor Adi3 by the RING E3 ubiquitin ligase AdBiL. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2013;430:119-24 pubmed publisher
    ..The tomato PCD suppressor Adi3 is an AGC kinase that shares functional homology with the mammalian inhibitor of apoptosis PKB...
  13. Sulpice R, Sienkiewicz Porzucek A, Osorio S, Krahnert I, Stitt M, Fernie A, et al. Mild reductions in cytosolic NADP-dependent isocitrate dehydrogenase activity result in lower amino acid contents and pigmentation without impacting growth. Amino Acids. 2010;39:1055-66 pubmed publisher
    Transgenic tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) plants were generated targeting the cytosolic NADP-dependent isocitrate dehydrogenase gene (SlICDH1) via the RNA interference approach...
  14. Fujisawa M, Nakano T, Ito Y. Identification of potential target genes for the tomato fruit-ripening regulator RIN by chromatin immunoprecipitation. BMC Plant Biol. 2011;11:26 pubmed publisher
    ..IPed) DNA fragments recovered by chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) with anti-RIN antibody from ripening tomato fruit, we analyzed potential binding sites for RIN (CArG-box sites) in the promoters of representative ripening-..
  15. Sun L, Yuan B, Zhang M, Wang L, Cui M, Wang Q, et al. Fruit-specific RNAi-mediated suppression of SlNCED1 increases both lycopene and ?-carotene contents in tomato fruit. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:3097-108 pubmed publisher
    Abscisic acid (ABA) plays important roles during tomato fruit ripening...
  16. Akhtar T, Matsuba Y, Schauvinhold I, Yu G, Lees H, Klein S, et al. The tomato cis-prenyltransferase gene family. Plant J. 2013;73:640-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, we identified a short-chain CPT, neryl diphosphate synthase (NDPS1), in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)...
  17. Huang Z, Van Houten J, Gonzalez G, Xiao H, van der Knaap E. Genome-wide identification, phylogeny and expression analysis of SUN, OFP and YABBY gene family in tomato. Mol Genet Genomics. 2013;288:111-29 pubmed publisher
    ..The tomato fruit shape genes SUN, OVATE, and FASCIATED belong to IQD/SUN, OFP and the YABBY gene family, respectively...
  18. Zhu M, Chen G, Zhou S, Tu Y, Wang Y, Dong T, et al. A new tomato NAC (NAM/ATAF1/2/CUC2) transcription factor, SlNAC4, functions as a positive regulator of fruit ripening and carotenoid accumulation. Plant Cell Physiol. 2014;55:119-35 pubmed publisher
    Fruit ripening in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is a complicated development process affected by both endogenous hormonal and genetic regulators and external signals...
  19. Ferreira e Silva G, Silva E, Azevedo M, Guivin M, Ramiro D, Figueiredo C, et al. microRNA156-targeted SPL/SBP box transcription factors regulate tomato ovary and fruit development. Plant J. 2014;78:604-18 pubmed publisher
    Fruit ripening in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) is well understood at the molecular level. However, information regarding genetic pathways associated with tomato ovary and early fruit development is still lacking...
  20. Dong T, Chen G, Tian S, Xie Q, Yin W, Zhang Y, et al. A non-climacteric fruit gene CaMADS-RIN regulates fruit ripening and ethylene biosynthesis in climacteric fruit. PLoS ONE. 2014;9:e95559 pubmed publisher
    ..of CaMADS-RIN, an overexpressed construct was created and transformed into ripening inhibitor (rin) mutant tomato plants. Broad ripening phenotypes were observed in CaMADS-RIN overexpressed rin fruits...
  21. Azari R, Reuveni M, Evenor D, Nahon S, Shlomo H, Chen L, et al. Overexpression of UV-DAMAGED DNA BINDING PROTEIN 1 links plant development and phytonutrient accumulation in high pigment-1 tomato. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:3627-37 pubmed publisher
    Fruits of tomato plants carrying the high pigment-1 mutations hp-1 and hp-1(w) are characterized by an increased number of plastids coupled with enhanced levels of functional metabolites...
  22. Piron F, Nicolaï M, Minoia S, Piednoir E, Moretti A, Salgues A, et al. An induced mutation in tomato eIF4E leads to immunity to two potyviruses. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e11313 pubmed publisher
    ..investigate further the role of translation initiation factors in virus resistance we set up a TILLING platform in tomato, cloned genes encoding for translation initiation factors eIF4E and eIF4G and screened for induced mutations that ..
  23. Krasikov V, Dekker H, Rep M, Takken F. The tomato xylem sap protein XSP10 is required for full susceptibility to Fusarium wilt disease. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:963-73 pubmed publisher
    XSP10 is an abundant 10 kDa protein found in the xylem sap of tomato. The protein displays structural similarity to plant lipid transfer proteins (LTPs)...
  24. Karlova R, Rosin F, Busscher Lange J, Parapunova V, Do P, Fernie A, et al. Transcriptome and metabolite profiling show that APETALA2a is a major regulator of tomato fruit ripening. Plant Cell. 2011;23:923-41 pubmed publisher
    Fruit ripening in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) requires the coordination of both developmental cues as well as the plant hormone ethylene...
  25. Stigliani A, Giorio G, D Ambrosio C. Characterization of P450 carotenoid beta- and epsilon-hydroxylases of tomato and transcriptional regulation of xanthophyll biosynthesis in root, leaf, petal and fruit. Plant Cell Physiol. 2011;52:851-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report on the isolation and functional characterization of tomato CYP97A29 and CYP97C11 genes encoding the P450 carotenoid ?- and ?-hydroxylases...
  26. Fradin E, Abd El Haliem A, Masini L, van den Berg G, Joosten M, Thomma B. Interfamily transfer of tomato Ve1 mediates Verticillium resistance in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2011;156:2255-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, genetic resistance is the preferred method for disease control. Only from tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) has a Verticillium resistance locus been cloned, comprising the Ve1 gene that encodes a receptor-like ..
  27. Bleeker P, Spyropoulou E, Diergaarde P, Volpin H, de Both M, Zerbe P, et al. RNA-seq discovery, functional characterization, and comparison of sesquiterpene synthases from Solanum lycopersicum and Solanum habrochaites trichomes. Plant Mol Biol. 2011;77:323-36 pubmed publisher
    b>Solanum lycopersicum and Solanum habrochaites (f. typicum) accession PI127826 emit a variety of sesquiterpenes...
  28. Dominguez P, Frankel N, Mazuch J, Balbo I, Iusem N, Fernie A, et al. ASR1 mediates glucose-hormone cross talk by affecting sugar trafficking in tobacco plants. Plant Physiol. 2013;161:1486-500 pubmed publisher
    ..It thus can be postulated that ASR is not only involved in the control of hexose uptake in heterotrophic organs, as we have previously reported, but also in the control of carbon fixation by the leaves mediated by a similar mechanism. ..
  29. Mayrose M, Ekengren S, Melech Bonfil S, Martin G, Sessa G. A novel link between tomato GRAS genes, plant disease resistance and mechanical stress response. Mol Plant Pathol. 2006;7:593-604 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we examine the complexity of the GRAS gene family in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and investigate its role in disease resistance and mechanical stress...
  30. Chung M, Vrebalov J, Alba R, Lee J, McQuinn R, Chung J, et al. A tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) APETALA2/ERF gene, SlAP2a, is a negative regulator of fruit ripening. Plant J. 2010;64:936-47 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Tomato is a model for biology and genetics regulating specific ripening pathways including ethylene, carotenoids and cell ..
  31. Oh C, Martin G. Tomato 14-3-3 protein TFT7 interacts with a MAP kinase kinase to regulate immunity-associated programmed cell death mediated by diverse disease resistance proteins. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:14129-36 pubmed publisher
    ..In tomato, detection by the host Pto kinase of the Pseudomonas syringae proteins AvrPto or AvrPtoB causes localized PCD...
  32. Olimpieri I, Caccia R, Picarella M, Pucci A, Santangelo E, Soressi G, et al. Constitutive co-suppression of the GA 20-oxidase1 gene in tomato leads to severe defects in vegetative and reproductive development. Plant Sci. 2011;180:496-503 pubmed publisher
    To dissect the role of gibberellins in tomato development, we have constitutively down-regulated the gene GA 20-oxidase1 (GA20ox1)...
  33. Sharfman M, Bar M, Ehrlich M, Schuster S, Melech Bonfil S, Ezer R, et al. Endosomal signaling of the tomato leucine-rich repeat receptor-like protein LeEix2. Plant J. 2011;68:413-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Our knowledge of how RLPs that do not contain a kinase or Toll domain function is very limited. The tomato RLP receptor LeEix2 signals to induce defense responses mediated by the fungal protein ethylene-inducing xylanase (..
  34. Matsuo S, Kikuchi K, Fukuda M, Honda I, Imanishi S. Roles and regulation of cytokinins in tomato fruit development. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:5569-79 pubmed publisher
    ..study analysed CK concentrations and expression of genes involved in CK metabolism in developing tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) ovaries...
  35. Huang W, Miao M, Kud J, Niu X, Ouyang B, Zhang J, et al. SlNAC1, a stress-related transcription factor, is fine-tuned on both the transcriptional and the post-translational level. New Phytol. 2013;197:1214-24 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we determined the regulation of a stress-related tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) NAC1 (SlNAC1) transcription factor at both the transcriptional and the post-translational level...
  36. Aoki K, Yano K, Suzuki A, Kawamura S, Sakurai N, Suda K, et al. Large-scale analysis of full-length cDNAs from the tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) cultivar Micro-Tom, a reference system for the Solanaceae genomics. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:210 pubmed publisher
    The Solanaceae family includes several economically important vegetable crops. The tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is regarded as a model plant of the Solanaceae family...
  37. Ek Ramos M, Avila J, Cheng C, Martin G, Devarenne T. The T-loop extension of the tomato protein kinase AvrPto-dependent Pto-interacting protein 3 (Adi3) directs nuclear localization for suppression of plant cell death. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:17584-94 pubmed publisher
    In tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), resistance to Pseudomonas syringae pv...
  38. Paetzold H, Garms S, Bartram S, Wieczorek J, Urós Gracia E, Rodríguez Concepción M, et al. The isogene 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate synthase 2 controls isoprenoid profiles, precursor pathway allocation, and density of tomato trichomes. Mol Plant. 2010;3:904-16 pubmed publisher
    ..In tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), the SlDXS1 gene is ubiquitously expressed with highest levels during fruit ripening, whereas SlDXS2 ..
  39. Zhang C, Liu J, Zhang Y, Cai X, Gong P, Zhang J, et al. Overexpression of SlGMEs leads to ascorbate accumulation with enhanced oxidative stress, cold, and salt tolerance in tomato. Plant Cell Rep. 2011;30:389-98 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, two members of the GME gene family were isolated from tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). Both SlGME genes encode 376 amino acids and share a 92% similarity with each other...
  40. 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
    ..Here, we describe a novel transcription factor regulating the development of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) pedicel AZs...
  41. Pattison R, Catalá C. Evaluating auxin distribution in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) through an analysis of the PIN and AUX/LAX gene families. Plant J. 2012;70:585-98 pubmed publisher
    ..To address these issues, we have investigated the spatiotemporal distribution of auxin during tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruit development and the function of the PIN and AUX/LAX gene families...
  42. Kesanakurti D, Kolattukudy P, Kirti P. Fruit-specific overexpression of wound-induced tap1 under E8 promoter in tomato confers resistance to fungal pathogens at ripening stage. Physiol Plant. 2012;146:136-48 pubmed publisher
    Based on high economic importance and nutritious value of tomato fruits and as previous studies employed E8 promoter in fruit ripening-specific gene expression, we have developed transgenic tomato plants overexpressing tomato anionic ..
  43. Huang S, Gao Y, Liu J, Peng X, Niu X, Fei Z, et al. Genome-wide analysis of WRKY transcription factors in Solanum lycopersicum. Mol Genet Genomics. 2012;287:495-513 pubmed publisher
    ..However, little information is available about the WRKYs in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)...
  44. Burko Y, Shleizer Burko S, Yanai O, Shwartz I, Zelnik I, Jacob Hirsch J, et al. A role for APETALA1/fruitfull transcription factors in tomato leaf development. Plant Cell. 2013;25:2070-83 pubmed publisher
    Flexible maturation rates underlie part of the diversity of leaf shape, and tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) leaves are compound due to prolonged organogenic activity of the leaf margin...
  45. Bar M, Sharfman M, Ron M, Avni A. BAK1 is required for the attenuation of ethylene-inducing xylanase (Eix)-induced defense responses by the decoy receptor LeEix1. Plant J. 2010;63:791-800 pubmed publisher
    ..potent elicitor of plant defense responses in specific cultivars of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) and tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)...
  46. de Jong M, Wolters Arts M, Garcia Martinez J, Mariani C, Vriezen W. The Solanum lycopersicum AUXIN RESPONSE FACTOR 7 (SlARF7) mediates cross-talk between auxin and gibberellin signalling during tomato fruit set and development. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:617-26 pubmed publisher
    Transgenic tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum L...
  47. Mariutto M, Duby F, Adam A, Bureau C, Fauconnier M, Ongena M, et al. The elicitation of a systemic resistance by Pseudomonas putida BTP1 in tomato involves the stimulation of two lipoxygenase isoforms. BMC Plant Biol. 2011;11:29 pubmed publisher
    ..PAL) and lipoxygenase (LOX), key enzymes of the phenylpropanoid and oxylipin pathways respectively, in tomato treated or not with P. putida BTP1...
  48. Martel C, Vrebalov J, Tafelmeyer P, Giovannoni J. The tomato MADS-box transcription factor RIPENING INHIBITOR interacts with promoters involved in numerous ripening processes in a COLORLESS NONRIPENING-dependent manner. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:1568-79 pubmed publisher
    ..The MADS-box transcription factor RIPENING INHIBITOR (RIN) is an essential regulator of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruit ripening but the exact mechanism by which it influences the expression of ripening-related genes ..
  49. Melech Bonfil S, Sessa G. Tomato MAPKKK? is a positive regulator of cell-death signaling networks associated with plant immunity. Plant J. 2010;64:379-91 pubmed
    ..Here, we identified MAPKKK gene of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), SIMAPKKK?, which is required for hypersensitive response cell death and disease resistance against Gram-..
  50. Mantelin S, Peng H, Li B, Atamian H, Takken F, Kaloshian I. The receptor-like kinase SlSERK1 is required for Mi-1-mediated resistance to potato aphids in tomato. Plant J. 2011;67:459-71 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the role of SERK1 in Mi-1-mediated resistance, Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) SlSERK genes were cloned...
  51. Zeng L, Velásquez A, Munkvold K, Zhang J, Martin G. A tomato LysM receptor-like kinase promotes immunity and its kinase activity is inhibited by AvrPtoB. Plant J. 2012;69:92-103 pubmed publisher
    Resistance in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) to infection by Pseudomonas syringae involves both detection of pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) and recognition by the host Pto kinase of pathogen effector AvrPtoB which is ..
  52. Qin G, Wang Y, Cao B, Wang W, Tian S. Unraveling the regulatory network of the MADS box transcription factor RIN in fruit ripening. Plant J. 2012;70:243-55 pubmed publisher
    ..representing 35 individual genes as potential targets of RIN by comparative proteomic analysis of a rin mutant in tomato fruits. Gene expression analysis showed that the mRNA level of 26 genes correlated well with the protein level...
  53. Gonzalez N, Hernould M, Delmas F, G vaudant F, Duffe P, Causse M, et al. Molecular characterization of a WEE1 gene homologue in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.). Plant Mol Biol. 2004;56:849-61 pubmed publisher
    Early fruit development in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) proceeds in two distinct phases of growth that comprise cell division and cell expansion, respectively...
  54. Bhattarai K, Li Q, Liu Y, Dinesh Kumar S, Kaloshian I. The MI-1-mediated pest resistance requires Hsp90 and Sgt1. Plant Physiol. 2007;144:312-23 pubmed
    The tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Mi-1 gene encodes a protein with putative coiled-coil nucleotide-binding site and leucine-rich repeat motifs. Mi-1 confers resistance to root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp...
  55. Stulemeijer I, Stratmann J, Joosten M. Tomato mitogen-activated protein kinases LeMPK1, LeMPK2, and LeMPK3 are activated during the Cf-4/Avr4-induced hypersensitive response and have distinct phosphorylation specificities. Plant Physiol. 2007;144:1481-94 pubmed
    Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) plants with the Cf-4 resistance gene recognize strains of the pathogenic fungus Cladosporium fulvum that secrete the avirulence protein Avr4...
  56. McDowell E, Kapteyn J, Schmidt A, Li C, Kang J, Descour A, et al. Comparative functional genomic analysis of Solanum glandular trichome types. Plant Physiol. 2011;155:524-39 pubmed publisher
    ..differences between different glandular trichome types in several domesticated and wild Solanum species: Solanum lycopersicum (glandular trichome types 1, 6, and 7), Solanum habrochaites (types 1, 4, and 6), Solanum pennellii (types ..
  57. Bienert G, Bienert M, Jahn T, Boutry M, Chaumont F. Solanaceae XIPs are plasma membrane aquaporins that facilitate the transport of many uncharged substrates. Plant J. 2011;66:306-17 pubmed publisher
    ..XIP cDNA and gDNA were cloned from tobacco, potato, tomato, and morning glory...
  58. Cheng W, Munkvold K, Gao H, Mathieu J, Schwizer S, Wang S, et al. Structural analysis of Pseudomonas syringae AvrPtoB bound to host BAK1 reveals two similar kinase-interacting domains in a type III Effector. Cell Host Microbe. 2011;10:616-26 pubmed publisher
    To infect plants, Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato delivers ~30 type III effector proteins into host cells, many of which interfere with PAMP-triggered immunity (PTI)...
  59. Audran Delalande C, Bassa C, Mila I, Regad F, Zouine M, Bouzayen M. Genome-wide identification, functional analysis and expression profiling of the Aux/IAA gene family in tomato. Plant Cell Physiol. 2012;53:659-72 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we identified and comprehensively analyzed the entire Aux/IAA gene family in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), a reference species for Solanaceae plants, and the model plant for fleshy fruit development...
  60. Falara V, Alba J, Kant M, Schuurink R, Pichersky E. Geranyllinalool synthases in solanaceae and other angiosperms constitute an ancient branch of diterpene synthases involved in the synthesis of defensive compounds. Plant Physiol. 2014;166:428-41 pubmed publisher
    ..We characterized a tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) TPS-e/f gene, TPS46, encoding GLS (SlGLS) and its homolog (NaGLS) from Nicotiana attenuata...
  61. K ck M, Gross N, Stenzel I, Hause G. Phloem-specific expression of the wound-inducible ribonuclease LE from tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum cv. Lukullus). Planta. 2004;219:233-42 pubmed publisher
    Ribonuclease LE (RNaseLE) from tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. cv. Lukullus) belongs to the widespread RNase T2 family of ribonucleases...
  62. Bageshwar U, Taneja Bageshwar S, Moharram H, Binzel M. Two isoforms of the A subunit of the vacuolar H(+)-ATPase in Lycopersicon esculentum: highly similar proteins but divergent patterns of tissue localization. Planta. 2005;220:632-43 pubmed publisher
    ..We isolated two full-length cDNA clones (VHA-A1 and VHA-A2) from tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. cv...
  63. Zhang H, Zhang D, Chen J, Yang Y, Huang Z, Huang D, et al. Tomato stress-responsive factor TSRF1 interacts with ethylene responsive element GCC box and regulates pathogen resistance to Ralstonia solanacearum. Plant Mol Biol. 2004;55:825-34 pubmed
    ..Here, we report our finding of a tomato ERF protein TSRF1, which is transcriptionally up-regulated by ethylene, salicylic acid, or Ralstonia solanacearum ..
  64. Nagy R, Karandashov V, Chague V, Kalinkevich K, Tamasloukht M, Xu G, et al. The characterization of novel mycorrhiza-specific phosphate transporters from Lycopersicon esculentum and Solanum tuberosum uncovers functional redundancy in symbiotic phosphate transport in solanaceous species. Plant J. 2005;42:236-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we describe novel Pi transporters from the solanaceous species tomato, LePT4, and its orthologue StPT4 from potato, both being members of the Pht1 family of plant Pi transporters...
  65. Ament K, Van Schie C, Bouwmeester H, Haring M, Schuurink R. Induction of a leaf specific geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate synthase and emission of (E,E)-4,8,12-trimethyltrideca-1,3,7,11-tetraene in tomato are dependent on both jasmonic acid and salicylic acid signaling pathways. Planta. 2006;224:1197-208 pubmed
    Two cDNAs encoding geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate (GGPP) synthases from tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) have been cloned and functionally expressed in Escherichia coli...
  66. Liu K, Shen L, Wang J, Sheng J. Rapid inactivation of chloroplastic ascorbate peroxidase is responsible for oxidative modification to Rubisco in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) under cadmium stress. J Integr Plant Biol. 2008;50:415-26 pubmed publisher
    ..11.1.11) isoenzymes and changes of enzymes activities under cadmium stress were investigated in tomato seedlings. Two APX isoforms, one thylakoid-bound and one stromal, were detected...
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    ..mainly in seeds and in vegetative tissues under stress; however, they are also expressed in some fruits such as tomato. In order to get an insight into the role of ABA signaling in fruit development, the expression of two AREB-like ..
  68. Mart n Trillo M, Grand o E, Serra F, Marcel F, Rodr guez Buey M, Schmitz G, et al. Role of tomato BRANCHED1-like genes in the control of shoot branching. Plant J. 2011;67:701-14 pubmed publisher
    ..In tomato (Solanum lycopersicum, Solanaceae, Asteridae) we have identified two BRC1-like paralogues, SlBRC1a and SlBRC1b...
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    ..We show here that the genome of cultivated tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) contains 44 terpene synthase (TPS) genes, including 29 that are functional or potentially functional...
  70. Avila C, Arévalo Soliz L, Jia L, Navarre D, Chen Z, Howe G, et al. Loss of function of FATTY ACID DESATURASE7 in tomato enhances basal aphid resistance in a salicylate-dependent manner. Plant Physiol. 2012;158:2028-41 pubmed publisher
    ..The suppressor of prosystemin-mediated responses2 (spr2) mutation in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), which eliminates the function of FAD7, reduces the settling behavior, survival, and fecundity of the ..
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    ..In this study, we investigated 16 putative SlMAPK genes from tomato genome and compared them with those from Arabidopsis...
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    ..b>Tomato encodes two AGO1 homologs (SlAGO1s), but mutants have not been described to date...
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    Fleshy tomato fruit typically lacks stomata; therefore, a proper cuticle is particularly vital for fruit development and interaction with the surroundings...
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    ..Here, we show that a cluster of genes in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum; Solanaceae) contains genes for terpene synthases (TPSs) that specify the synthesis of monoterpenes and ..
  75. Frankel N, Carrari F, Hasson E, Iusem N. Evolutionary history of the Asr gene family. Gene. 2006;378:74-83 pubmed publisher
    ..ASR proteins are localized in the nucleus and their likely function is transcriptional regulation. In cultivated tomato, we identified a novel fourth family member, named Asr4, which maps close to its sibling genes Asr1-Asr2-Asr3 and ..
  76. de Martino G, Pan I, Emmanuel E, Levy A, Irish V. Functional analyses of two tomato APETALA3 genes demonstrate diversification in their roles in regulating floral development. Plant Cell. 2006;18:1833-45 pubmed
    ..Although Arabidopsis lacks genes in the paralogous Tomato MADS box gene 6 (TM6) lineage, tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) possesses both euAP3 and TM6 genes, which have functionally diversified...
  77. Lin N, Martin G. Pto- and Prf-mediated recognition of AvrPto and AvrPtoB restricts the ability of diverse pseudomonas syringae pathovars to infect tomato. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2007;20:806-15 pubmed
    ..Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is a host for P. syringae pv...
  78. Rosebrock T, Zeng L, Brady J, Abramovitch R, Xiao F, Martin G. A bacterial E3 ubiquitin ligase targets a host protein kinase to disrupt plant immunity. Nature. 2007;448:370-4 pubmed
    ..One type III effector, AvrPtoB, expressed by the plant pathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato, has a carboxy-terminal domain that is an E3 ubiquitin ligase...
  79. Wang S, Liu J, Feng Y, Niu X, Giovannoni J, Liu Y. Altered plastid levels and potential for improved fruit nutrient content by downregulation of the tomato DDB1-interacting protein CUL4. Plant J. 2008;55:89-103 pubmed publisher
    ..Molecular characterization revealed that the tomato high pigment mutant genes (hp1 and hp2) encode UV-DAMAGED DNA BINDING PROTEIN-1 (DDB1) and DE-ETIOLATED-1 (DET1) ..
  80. Akihiro T, Koike S, Tani R, Tominaga T, Watanabe S, Iijima Y, et al. Biochemical mechanism on GABA accumulation during fruit development in tomato. Plant Cell Physiol. 2008;49:1378-89 pubmed publisher
    A large amount of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) was found to accumulate in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruits before the breaker stage. Shortly thereafter, GABA was rapidly catabolized after the breaker stage...
  81. Schilmiller A, Schauvinhold I, Larson M, Xu R, Charbonneau A, Schmidt A, et al. Monoterpenes in the glandular trichomes of tomato are synthesized from a neryl diphosphate precursor rather than geranyl diphosphate. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:10865-70 pubmed publisher
    ..a cis-prenyltransferase gene, neryl diphosphate synthase 1 (NDPS1), that is expressed in cultivated tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) cultivar M82 type VI glandular trichomes and encodes an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of neryl ..
  82. Adams Phillips L, Barry C, Kannan P, Leclercq J, Bouzayen M, Giovannoni J. Evidence that CTR1-mediated ethylene signal transduction in tomato is encoded by a multigene family whose members display distinct regulatory features. Plant Mol Biol. 2004;54:387-404 pubmed
    ..CTR1 function apparently exists in Arabidopsis, we have isolated a family of CTR1- like genes in tomato ( Lycopersicon esculentum )...
  83. Zhang X, Zhang Z, Chen J, Chen Q, Wang X, Huang R. Expressing TERF1 in tobacco enhances drought tolerance and abscisic acid sensitivity during seedling development. Planta. 2005;222:494-501 pubmed
    Previously, we reported on a tomato ERF transcription activator, TERF1, which was concluded to act as a linker between ethylene and osmotic signal pathways...
  84. Tieman D, Taylor M, Schauer N, Fernie A, Hanson A, Klee H. Tomato aromatic amino acid decarboxylases participate in synthesis of the flavor volatiles 2-phenylethanol and 2-phenylacetaldehyde. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:8287-92 pubmed
    ..It is a major contributor to flavor in many foods, including fresh fruits, such as tomato, and an insect-attracting scent in roses and many other flowers...
  85. Petreikov M, Shen S, Yeselson Y, Levin I, Bar M, Schaffer A. Temporally extended gene expression of the ADP-Glc pyrophosphorylase large subunit (AgpL1) leads to increased enzyme activity in developing tomato fruit. Planta. 2006;224:1465-79 pubmed
    Tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum) harboring the allele for the AGPase large subunit (AgpL1) derived from the wild species Solanum habrochaites (AgpL1 ( H )) are characterized by higher AGPase activity and increased starch content in ..
  86. Pirrello J, Jaimes Miranda F, Sanchez Ballesta M, Tournier B, Khalil Ahmad Q, Regad F, et al. Sl-ERF2, a tomato ethylene response factor involved in ethylene response and seed germination. Plant Cell Physiol. 2006;47:1195-205 pubmed
    ..We report here on the structural and functional characterization of the tomato Sl-ERF2 gene that belongs to a distinct class of the large ERF gene family...
  87. Ito Y, Kitagawa M, Ihashi N, Yabe K, Kimbara J, Yasuda J, et al. DNA-binding specificity, transcriptional activation potential, and the rin mutation effect for the tomato fruit-ripening regulator RIN. Plant J. 2008;55:212-23 pubmed publisher
    The RIN gene encodes a putative MADS box transcription factor that controls tomato fruit ripening, and its ripening inhibitor (rin) mutation yields non-ripening fruit...
  88. Nitsch L, Oplaat C, Feron R, Ma Q, Wolters Arts M, Hedden P, et al. Abscisic acid levels in tomato ovaries are regulated by LeNCED1 and SlCYP707A1. Planta. 2009;229:1335-46 pubmed publisher
    ..However, ABA signaling and ABA responses are high in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) ovaries before pollination and decrease thereafter (Vriezen et al. in New Phytol 177:60-76, 2008)...
  89. Zanor M, Osorio S, Nunes Nesi A, Carrari F, Lohse M, Usadel B, et al. RNA interference of LIN5 in tomato confirms its role in controlling Brix content, uncovers the influence of sugars on the levels of fruit hormones, and demonstrates the importance of sucrose cleavage for normal fruit development and fertility. Plant Physiol. 2009;150:1204-18 pubmed publisher
    ..Invertase5 (LIN5), which encodes a cell wall invertase, controls total soluble solids content in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)...
  90. Zhang X, Fowler S, Cheng H, Lou Y, Rhee S, Stockinger E, et al. Freezing-sensitive tomato has a functional CBF cold response pathway, but a CBF regulon that differs from that of freezing-tolerant Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2004;39:905-19 pubmed
    ..Here we show that tomato, like Arabidopsis, encodes three CBF homologs, LeCBF1-3 (Lycopersicon esculentum CBF1-3), that are present in tandem array in the genome...
  91. Selth L, Dogra S, Rasheed M, Healy H, Randles J, Rezaian M. A NAC domain protein interacts with tomato leaf curl virus replication accessory protein and enhances viral replication. Plant Cell. 2005;17:311-25 pubmed
    ..study, we present evidence implicating SlNAC1, a new member of the NAC domain protein family from tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), in Tomato leaf curl virus (TLCV) REn function...
  92. Lifschitz E, Eviatar T, Rozman A, Shalit A, Goldshmidt A, Amsellem Z, et al. The tomato FT ortholog triggers systemic signals that regulate growth and flowering and substitute for diverse environmental stimuli. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:6398-403 pubmed
    ..We show that SFT (SINGLE-FLOWER TRUSS), the tomato ortholog of FLOWERING LOCUS T (FT), induces flowering in day-neutral tomato and tobacco plants and is encoded by ..
  93. Konrad Z, Bar Zvi D. Synergism between the chaperone-like activity of the stress regulated ASR1 protein and the osmolyte glycine-betaine. Planta. 2008;227:1213-9 pubmed publisher
    ..If these protective processes fail, the irreversibly damaged proteins are targeted for degradation. Tomato ASR1 (SlASR1) is encoded by a plant-specific gene...
  94. Manning K, Tör M, Poole M, Hong Y, Thompson A, King G, et al. A naturally occurring epigenetic mutation in a gene encoding an SBP-box transcription factor inhibits tomato fruit ripening. Nat Genet. 2006;38:948-52 pubmed
    A major component in the regulatory network controlling fruit ripening is likely to be the gene at the tomato Colorless non-ripening (Cnr) locus...
  95. Rodriguez Rosales M, Jiang X, Gálvez F, Aranda M, Cubero B, Venema K. Overexpression of the tomato K+/H+ antiporter LeNHX2 confers salt tolerance by improving potassium compartmentalization. New Phytol. 2008;179:366-77 pubmed
    Here, the function of the tomato (Solanum lycopersicon) K+/H+ antiporter LeNHX2 was studied using 35S-driven gene overexpression of a histagged LeNHX2 protein in Arabidopsis thaliana and LeNHX2 gene silencing in tomato. Transgenic A...
  96. Li C, Schilmiller A, Liu G, Lee G, Jayanty S, Sageman C, et al. Role of beta-oxidation in jasmonate biosynthesis and systemic wound signaling in tomato. Plant Cell. 2005;17:971-86 pubmed
    ..Here, we report the characterization of a JA-deficient mutant of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) that lacks local and systemic expression of defensive proteinase inhibitors (PIs) in response to ..
  97. Kaothien P, Ok S, Shuai B, Wengier D, Cotter R, Kelley D, et al. Kinase partner protein interacts with the LePRK1 and LePRK2 receptor kinases and plays a role in polarized pollen tube growth. Plant J. 2005;42:492-503 pubmed
    ..components of LePRK signaling, we used their cytoplasmic domains (CDs) as baits in yeast two-hybrid screens of a tomato pollen cDNA library...
  98. van der Rest B, Danoun S, Boudet A, Rochange S. Down-regulation of cinnamoyl-CoA reductase in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) induces dramatic changes in soluble phenolic pools. J Exp Bot. 2006;57:1399-411 pubmed
    ..thereby, stimulate the production of soluble, potentially health-promoting, phenolic compounds in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.)...
  99. Facella P, Lopez L, Chiappetta A, Bitonti M, Giuliano G, Perrotta G. CRY-DASH gene expression is under the control of the circadian clock machinery in tomato. FEBS Lett. 2006;580:4618-24 pubmed
    ..We characterized the CRY-DASH gene of tomato and evidenced that its mRNA is expressed in both seeds and adult organs showing diurnal and circadian fluctuations...
  100. Olimpieri I, Mazzucato A. Phenotypic and genetic characterization of the pistillate mutation in tomato. Theor Appl Genet. 2008;118:151-63 pubmed publisher
    Many floral phenotypes have been described in decades of tomato genetics, but for very few of them the underlying genes have been identified so far...
  101. Gorguet B, Schipper D, van Lammeren A, Visser R, van Heusden A. ps-2, the gene responsible for functional sterility in tomato, due to non-dehiscent anthers, is the result of a mutation in a novel polygalacturonase gene. Theor Appl Genet. 2009;118:1199-209 pubmed publisher
    The recessive mutation ps-2, which appeared spontaneously in tomato, confers functional male sterility due to non-dehiscent anthers. In this study, we isolated and characterized the PS-2 gene...