zea mays

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  1. ncbi Rare genetic variation at Zea mays crtRB1 increases beta-carotene in maize grain
    Jianbing Yan
    International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Texcoco, Mexico
    Nat Genet 42:322-7. 2010
  2. ncbi Involvement of the MADS-box gene ZMM4 in floral induction and inflorescence development in maize
    Olga N Danilevskaya
    Pioneer Hi Bred International, Inc, A DuPont Company, Johnston, Iowa 50131, USA
    Plant Physiol 147:2054-69. 2008
  3. ncbi A genomic and expression compendium of the expanded PEBP gene family from maize
    Olga N Danilevskaya
    Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc, A DuPont Business, Johnston, IA 50131, USA
    Plant Physiol 146:250-64. 2008
  4. ncbi Maize Brittle stalk2 encodes a COBRA-like protein expressed in early organ development but required for tissue flexibility at maturity
    Anoop Sindhu
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2054, USA
    Plant Physiol 145:1444-59. 2007
  5. ncbi barren inflorescence2 Encodes a co-ortholog of the PINOID serine/threonine kinase and is required for organogenesis during inflorescence and vegetative development in maize
    Paula McSteen
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Plant Physiol 144:1000-11. 2007
  6. ncbi Genetic and physical interaction suggest that BARREN STALK 1 is a target of BARREN INFLORESCENCE2 in maize inflorescence development
    Andrea Skirpan
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant J 55:787-97. 2008
  7. ncbi The evolution of apical dominance in maize
    J Doebley
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul 55108, USA
    Nature 386:485-8. 1997
  8. ncbi Crystal structure of the catalytic subunit of protein kinase CK2 from Zea mays at 2.1 A resolution
    K Niefind
    Universitat zu Koln, Institut fur Biochemie, Zulpicher Strasse 47, D 50674 Köln, Germany
    EMBO J 17:2451-62. 1998
  9. ncbi Maize floral regulator protein INDETERMINATE1 is localized to developing leaves and is not altered by light or the sink/source transition
    Ada Y M Wong
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Exp Bot 58:403-14. 2007
  10. ncbi Maize opaque endosperm mutations create extensive changes in patterns of gene expression
    Brenda G Hunter
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Plant Cell 14:2591-612. 2002

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  1. ncbi Rare genetic variation at Zea mays crtRB1 increases beta-carotene in maize grain
    Jianbing Yan
    International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Texcoco, Mexico
    Nat Genet 42:322-7. 2010
    ..Experimental evidence from association and linkage populations in maize (Zea mays L...
  2. ncbi Involvement of the MADS-box gene ZMM4 in floral induction and inflorescence development in maize
    Olga N Danilevskaya
    Pioneer Hi Bred International, Inc, A DuPont Company, Johnston, Iowa 50131, USA
    Plant Physiol 147:2054-69. 2008
    ..the molecular determinants involved in this process, we performed genome-wide RNA expression profiling on maize (Zea mays) shoot apices at vegetative and early reproductive stages using massively parallel signature sequencing ..
  3. ncbi A genomic and expression compendium of the expanded PEBP gene family from maize
    Olga N Danilevskaya
    Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc, A DuPont Business, Johnston, IA 50131, USA
    Plant Physiol 146:250-64. 2008
    ..Twenty-five maize (Zea mays) genes that encode PEBP-like proteins, likely the entire gene family, were identified and named Zea mays ..
  4. ncbi Maize Brittle stalk2 encodes a COBRA-like protein expressed in early organ development but required for tissue flexibility at maturity
    Anoop Sindhu
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2054, USA
    Plant Physiol 145:1444-59. 2007
    The maize (Zea mays) brittle stalk2 (bk2) is a recessive mutant, the aerial parts of which are easily broken. The bk2 phenotype is developmentally regulated and appears 4 weeks after planting, at about the fifth-leaf stage...
  5. ncbi barren inflorescence2 Encodes a co-ortholog of the PINOID serine/threonine kinase and is required for organogenesis during inflorescence and vegetative development in maize
    Paula McSteen
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Plant Physiol 144:1000-11. 2007
    ..Maize (Zea mays) and rice (Oryza sativa) have additional types of axillary meristems in the inflorescence compared to Arabidopsis ..
  6. ncbi Genetic and physical interaction suggest that BARREN STALK 1 is a target of BARREN INFLORESCENCE2 in maize inflorescence development
    Andrea Skirpan
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant J 55:787-97. 2008
    SUMMARY: Organogenesis in plants is controlled by polar auxin transport. In maize (Zea mays), barren inflorescence2 (bif2) encodes a co-ortholog of the serine/threonine protein kinase PINOID (PID), which regulates auxin transport in ..
  7. ncbi The evolution of apical dominance in maize
    J Doebley
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul 55108, USA
    Nature 386:485-8. 1997
    ..A striking example of this phenomenon is seen in maize (Zea mays spp...
  8. ncbi Crystal structure of the catalytic subunit of protein kinase CK2 from Zea mays at 2.1 A resolution
    K Niefind
    Universitat zu Koln, Institut fur Biochemie, Zulpicher Strasse 47, D 50674 Köln, Germany
    EMBO J 17:2451-62. 1998
    ..This finding explains the observation that CK2, unlike other protein kinases, can use both ATP and GTP as phosphorylating agents...
  9. ncbi Maize floral regulator protein INDETERMINATE1 is localized to developing leaves and is not altered by light or the sink/source transition
    Ada Y M Wong
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Exp Bot 58:403-14. 2007
    ..The finding that ID1 expression is developmentally regulated and is unperturbed by external stimuli such as photoperiod supports the supposition that ID1 acts through the autonomous floral inductive pathway in maize...
  10. ncbi Maize opaque endosperm mutations create extensive changes in patterns of gene expression
    Brenda G Hunter
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Plant Cell 14:2591-612. 2002
    ..Based on global patterns of gene expression, these mutants were categorized in four phenotypic groups as follows: W64A+ and o1; o2; o5/o9/o11; and Mc and fl2...
  11. ncbi The Relationship between auxin transport and maize branching
    Andrea Gallavotti
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724, USA
    Plant Physiol 147:1913-23. 2008
    Maize (Zea mays) plants make different types of vegetative or reproductive branches during development. Branches develop from axillary meristems produced on the flanks of the vegetative or inflorescence shoot apical meristem...
  12. ncbi A pentatricopeptide repeat protein facilitates the trans-splicing of the maize chloroplast rps12 pre-mRNA
    Christian Schmitz-Linneweber
    Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Plant Cell 18:2650-63. 2006
    ..To gain insight into the functions and substrates of the PPR protein family, we characterized the maize (Zea mays) nuclear gene ppr4, which encodes a chloroplast-targeted protein harboring both a PPR tract and an RNA ..
  13. ncbi The maize transcription factor KNOTTED1 directly regulates the gibberellin catabolism gene ga2ox1
    Nathalie Bolduc
    Plant Gene Expression Center, U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, University of California, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Plant Cell 21:1647-58. 2009
    ..Using a combination of double mutant analysis and biochemistry, we found that in maize (Zea mays), KN1 negatively modulates the accumulation of gibberellin (GA) through the control of ga2ox1, which codes for an ..
  14. ncbi BARREN INFLORESCENCE2 interaction with ZmPIN1a suggests a role in auxin transport during maize inflorescence development
    Andrea Skirpan
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Lab, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:652-7. 2009
    ..In addition, bif2 mutant inflorescences have lower auxin levels later in development. We propose that BIF2 regulates auxin transport through direct regulation of ZmPIN1a during maize inflorescence development...
  15. ncbi Sugar levels regulate tryptophan-dependent auxin biosynthesis in developing maize kernels
    Sherry LeClere
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, Chemistry Unit, Gainesville, Florida 32608 1069, USA
    Plant Physiol 153:306-18. 2010
    The maize (Zea mays) Miniature1 (Mn1) locus encodes the cell wall invertase INCW2, which is localized predominantly in the basal endosperm transfer layer of developing kernels and catalyzes the conversion of sucrose into glucose and ..
  16. ncbi delayed flowering1 Encodes a basic leucine zipper protein that mediates floral inductive signals at the shoot apex in maize
    Michael G Muszynski
    Pioneer Hi Bred International Incorporated, Johnston, Iowa 50131, USA
    Plant Physiol 142:1523-36. 2006
    ..In this study, we report cloning and characterization of the maize (Zea mays) flowering time gene delayed flowering1 (dlf1)...
  17. ncbi Genomic organization and promoter activity of the maize starch branching enzyme I gene
    K N Kim
    Intercollege Graduate Programs in Plant Physiology, Genetics, The Biotechnology Institute, Department of Horticulture, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, PA 16802, USA
    Gene 216:233-43. 1998
    ..In maize (Zea mays L...
  18. ncbi Purification and molecular genetic characterization of ZPU1, a pullulanase-type starch-debranching enzyme from maize
    M K Beatty
    Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University, Ames 50011, USA
    Plant Physiol 119:255-66. 1999
    ..purified specific isoamylase- and pullulanase-type starch-debranching enzymes (DBEs) present in developing maize (Zea mays L.) endosperm. The cDNA clone Zpu1 was isolated based on its homology with a rice (Oryza sativa L...
  19. ncbi Enzymes that control the thiamine diphosphate pool in plant tissues. Properties of thiamine pyrophosphokinase and thiamine-(di)phosphate phosphatase purified from Zea mays seedlings
    Maria Rapala-Kozik
    Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    Plant Physiol Biochem 47:237-42. 2009
    ..In this work, we characterize highly purified preparations of TPK and a TDP/TMP phosphatase isolated from 6-day Zea mays seedlings. TPK was the 29-kDa monomeric protein, with the optimal activity at pH 9.0, the K(m) values of 12...
  20. ncbi Cloning and characterization of a cDNA encoding a maize seedling phytase
    S Maugenest
    Laboratoire de Biologie des Semences, INRA INA PG, Versailles, France
    Biochem J 322:511-7. 1997
    ..The cloning of this first cDNA coding for a plant phytase, will allow the isolation of the corresponding genes and the study of their regulation during germination...
  21. ncbi A SecY homologue is required for the elaboration of the chloroplast thylakoid membrane and for normal chloroplast gene expression
    L M Roy
    Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    J Cell Biol 141:385-95. 1998
    ..CpSecY mutants also exhibit a defect in chloroplast translation, revealing a link between chloroplast membrane biogenesis and chloroplast gene expression...
  22. ncbi Characterization, subcellular localization and nuclear targeting of casein kinase 2 from Zea mays
    G Peracchia
    Departament de Genetica Molecular, Centre d Investigació i Desenvolupament, C S I C, Barcelona, Spain
    Plant Mol Biol 40:199-211. 1999
    ..Analysis of chimeric constructs identified one region containing a nuclear localization signal (NLS) that is highly conserved in other alphaCK2 proteins...
  23. ncbi OHP1: a maize basic domain/leucine zipper protein that interacts with opaque2
    L D Pysh
    Department of Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0116
    Plant Cell 5:227-36. 1993
    ..Based on these results and previously reported data, we propose models to accommodate OHP1 in the regulation of zein gene expression by O2...
  24. ncbi Wild-type opaque2 and defective opaque2 polypeptides form complexes in maize endosperm cells and bind the opaque2-zein target site
    Floriana Gavazzi
    Istituto Biologia e Biotecnologia Agraria, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, I 20133 Milan, Italy
    Plant Physiol 145:933-45. 2007
    ..O2) basic leucine (Leu)-zipper transcriptional activator controls the expression of several genes in maize (Zea mays)...
  25. ncbi Cloning and sequencing of the casein kinase 2 alpha subunit from Zea mays
    G Dobrowolska
    Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1129:139-40. 1991
    The nucleotide sequence of the cDNA coding for the alpha subunit of casein kinase 2 of Zea mays has been determined. The cDNA clone contains an open reading frame of 996 nucleotides encoding a polypeptide comprising 332 amino acids...
  26. ncbi The control of axillary meristem fate in the maize ramosa pathway
    Andrea Gallavotti
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Development 137:2849-56. 2010
    ..Our results reveal a novel mechanism for the control of meristem fate and the architecture of plants...
  27. ncbi Nucleotide diversity and molecular evolution of the PSY1 gene in Zea mays compared to some other grass species
    Zhiyuan Fu
    National Maize Improvement Center of China, Key Laboratory of Crop Genomics and Genetic Improvement, China Agricultural University, Yuanmingyuan West Road, Haidian, Beijing, China
    Theor Appl Genet 120:709-20. 2010
    ..Coix, which was theorized to have a closer relationship with maize due to similarities in morphology and chromosome number, has been shown in this study to have diverged relatively early from the other Andropogoneae, including maize...
  28. ncbi The maize INDETERMINATE1 flowering time regulator defines a highly conserved zinc finger protein family in higher plants
    Joseph Colasanti
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    BMC Genomics 7:158. 2006
    ..The presence of zinc finger domains and previous biochemical studies showing that ID1 binds to DNA suggests that members of this gene family are involved in transcriptional regulation...
  29. ncbi A maize CONSTANS-like gene, conz1, exhibits distinct diurnal expression patterns in varied photoperiods
    Theresa A Miller
    Department of Biological Sciences, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Planta 227:1377-88. 2008
    Maize (Zea mays ssp. mays L.) was domesticated from teosinte (Z. mays L. ssp. parviglumis Iltis & Doebley), a plant requiring short day photoperiods to flower...
  30. ncbi maternally expressed gene1 Is a novel maize endosperm transfer cell-specific gene with a maternal parent-of-origin pattern of expression
    Jose F Gutierrez-Marcos
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3RB, United Kingdom
    Plant Cell 16:1288-301. 2004
    Growth of the maize (Zea mays) endosperm is tightly regulated by maternal zygotic and sporophytic genes, some of which are subject to a parent-of-origin effect...
  31. ncbi sparse inflorescence1 encodes a monocot-specific YUCCA-like gene required for vegetative and reproductive development in maize
    Andrea Gallavotti
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:15196-201. 2008
    ..Analysis of the interaction between spi1 and genes regulating auxin transport indicate that auxin transport and biosynthesis function synergistically to regulate the formation of axillary meristems and lateral organs in maize...
  32. ncbi Close split of sorghum and maize genome progenitors
    Zuzana Swigonova
    Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Genome Res 14:1916-23. 2004
    It is generally believed that maize (Zea mays L. ssp. mays) arose as a tetraploid; however, the two progenitor genomes cannot be unequivocally traced within the genome of modern maize...
  33. ncbi Analysis of a chemical plant defense mechanism in grasses
    M Frey
    Institut fur Genetik, Technische Universitat Munchen, Lichtenbergstrasse 4, 85747 Garching, Germany
    Science 277:696-9. 1997
    ..Bx2 through Bx5 encode cytochrome P450-dependent monooxygenases that catalyze four consecutive hydroxylations and one ring expansion to form the highly oxidized DIBOA...
  34. ncbi Population genetics of duplicated disease-defense genes, hm1 and hm2, in maize (Zea mays ssp. mays L.) and its wild ancestor (Zea mays ssp. parviglumis)
    Liqing Zhang
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine 92697, USA
    Genetics 162:851-60. 2002
    ..investigate the evolutionary dynamics of the duplicated defense genes hm1 and hm2 in maize and its wild ancestor Zea mays ssp. parviglumis...
  35. ncbi Sucrose transporter1 functions in phloem loading in maize leaves
    Thomas L Slewinski
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Lab, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Bot 60:881-92. 2009
    ..A SUT1 gene was previously cloned from maize (Zea mays) and shown to have expression and biochemical activity consistent with a hypothesized role in phloem loading...
  36. ncbi Esr proteins are secreted by the cells of the embryo surrounding region
    Jean François Bonello
    Reproduction et Developpement des Plantes, UMR 5667 INRA CNRS ENSL UCBL, ENS Lyon, 46 allee d Italie, F 69364 Lyon Cedex 07, France
    J Exp Bot 53:1559-68. 2002
    ..Therefore Esr proteins share two characteristics with ligands of receptor-like kinases: they are released in the extracellular space and they have the capacity to form protein-protein interactions...
  37. ncbi Evidence for factors regulating transfer cell-specific expression in maize endosperm
    G Hueros
    MPI für Züchtungsforschung, Koln, Germany
    Plant Mol Biol 41:403-14. 1999
    ..On the basis of these findings, a model to account for the coordinate regulation of BETL genes in endosperm cells is proposed...
  38. ncbi Involvement of a MAP kinase, ZmMPK5, in senescence and recovery from low-temperature stress in maize
    T Berberich
    Botanisches Institut, Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Mol Gen Genet 262:534-42. 1999
    ..These results indicate that a 45-kDa MAPK is involved in the process of senescence and in recovery from low-temperature stress in maize plants...
  39. ncbi Membrane-bound class III peroxidases: identification, biochemical properties and sequence analysis of isoenzymes purified from maize (Zea mays L.) roots
    Angela Mika
    University of Hamburg, Biocenter Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, Plant Physiology, Ohnhorststrasse 18, D 22609 Hamburg, Germany
    J Proteomics 71:412-24. 2008
    The occurrence of three plasma membrane-bound class III peroxidases has been demonstrated for maize (Zea mays L.) roots [Mika and Lüthje (2003) Plant Physiol. 132:1489-1498]...
  40. ncbi Cytokinin oxidase from Zea mays: purification, cDNA cloning and expression in moss protoplasts
    N Houba-Herin
    Laboratoire de Biologie Cellulaire INRA, Versailles, France
    Plant J 17:615-26. 1999
    ..An original assay based on transient expression of the enzyme in moss protoplasts allowed the functionality of the recombinant enzyme to be demonstrated...
  41. ncbi Molecular cloning and characterization of iojap (ij), a pattern striping gene of maize
    C D Han
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY 11724
    EMBO J 11:4037-46. 1992
    ..The structure of the Ij gene and the DNA sequence of its transcribed region were determined. The Ij gene encodes a 24.8 kDa protein that showed no significant sequence similarity with proteins listed in databases...
  42. ncbi The regulatory c1 locus of Zea mays encodes a protein with homology to myb proto-oncogene products and with structural similarities to transcriptional activators
    J Paz-Ares
    Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, Koln, FRG
    EMBO J 6:3553-8. 1987
    The structure of the wild-type c1 locus of Zea mays was determined by sequence analysis of one genomic and two cDNA clones...
  43. ncbi Comparative analysis of splicing of the complete set of chloroplast group II introns in three higher plant mutants
    J Vogel
    Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Biologisches Institut Genetik, Chausseestrasse 117, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Nucleic Acids Res 27:3866-74. 1999
    ..Our data provide evidence for a variety of splicing factors and pathways in the chloroplast, some encoded by nuclear and some by chloroplast genes, and possibly for a dual function of some of these factors...
  44. ncbi Proteome and phosphoproteome analysis of starch granule-associated proteins from normal maize and mutants affected in starch biosynthesis
    Florent Grimaud
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Unité de Recherche Biopolymères, Interactions, Assemblages, BP 71627, F 44316 Nantes Cedex 03, France
    J Exp Bot 59:3395-406. 2008
    ..immunological, and proteomic approaches to investigate comprehensively the proteome and phosphoproteome of Zea mays endosperm starch granules...
  45. ncbi Metabolite sorting of a germplasm collection reveals the hydroxylase3 locus as a new target for maize provitamin A biofortification
    Ratnakar Vallabhaneni
    Department of Biological Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    Plant Physiol 151:1635-45. 2009
    ..burden, can be alleviated through provitamin A carotenoid biofortification of major crop staples such as maize (Zea mays) and other grasses in the Poaceae...
  46. ncbi The independent stage-specific expression of the 18-kDa heat shock protein genes during microsporogenesis in Zea mays L
    B G Atkinson
    Department of Zoology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Dev Genet 14:15-26. 1993
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  47. ncbi Prohibitins, stomatins, and plant disease response genes compose a protein superfamily that controls cell proliferation, ion channel regulation, and death
    R Nadimpalli
    Hoffmann La Roche, Vitamins Division, Nutley, New Jersey 07110, USA
    J Biol Chem 275:29579-86. 2000
    ..Members of this gene superfamily are involved in diverse functions, but their structural similarity suggests a conserved molecular mechanism, which we postulate to be ion channel regulation...
  48. ncbi The maize Single myb histone 1 gene, Smh1, belongs to a novel gene family and encodes a protein that binds telomere DNA repeats in vitro
    Calin O Marian
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4370, USA
    Plant Physiol 133:1336-50. 2003
    We screened maize (Zea mays) cDNAs for sequences similar to the single myb-like DNA-binding domain of known telomeric complex proteins...
  49. ncbi Maize yellow stripe1 encodes a membrane protein directly involved in Fe(III) uptake
    C Curie
    Biochimie et Physiologie Moleculaire des Plantes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Université Montpellier 2 et Ecole Nationale Supérieure d Agronomie, France
    Nature 409:346-9. 2001
    ..Cloning of ys1 is an important step in understanding iron uptake in grasses, and has implications for mechanisms controlling iron homeostasis in all plants...
  50. ncbi Characterization and expression of transcripts induced by oxygen deprivation in maize (Zea mays L.)
    V M Peschke
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130
    Plant Physiol 104:387-94. 1994
    ..In the present study, two flooding-induced maize (Zea mays L.) genes that may serve a different function have been identified...
  51. ncbi Characterization and expression of an antifungal zeamatin-like protein (Zlp) gene from Zea mays
    D E Malehorn
    Agricultural Group, Monsanto Company, St Louis, Missouri 63198
    Plant Physiol 106:1471-81. 1994
    A cDNA clone encoding a basic thaumatin-like protein of Zea mays was recovered from a mid-development seed cDNA library. The gene, Zlp, encoded a protein that was nearly identical with maize zeamatin and alpha-amylase/trypsin inhibitor...
  52. ncbi Characterization of Zea mays endosperm C-24 sterol methyltransferase: one of two types of sterol methyltransferase in higher plants
    R J Grebenok
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 34:891-6. 1997
    We report the characterization of a higher-plant C-24 sterol methyltransferase by yeast complementation. A Zea mays endosperm expressed sequence tag (EST) was identified which, upon complete sequencing, showed 46% identity to the yeast C-..
  53. ncbi Interaction of the plant glycine-rich RNA-binding protein MA16 with a novel nucleolar DEAD box RNA helicase protein from Zea mays
    Elisenda Gendra
    Departament de Genetica Molecular, IBMB CSIC, C Jordi Girona 18, Barcelona 08034, Spain
    Plant J 38:875-86. 2004
    ..By using yeast two-hybrid screening, we identified a DEAD box RNA helicase protein from Zea mays that interacted with MA16, which we named Z. maysDEAD box RNA helicase 1 (ZmDRH1)...
  54. ncbi Dissection of maize kernel composition and starch production by candidate gene association
    Larissa M Wilson
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Plant Cell 16:2719-33. 2004
    ..Starch concentration and composition in the maize (Zea mays ssp mays) kernel are complex traits controlled by many genes...
  55. ncbi Cloning and functional analysis of a novel DREB1/CBF transcription factor involved in cold-responsive gene expression in Zea mays L
    Feng Qin
    Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Tsinghua University, 100084 Beijing, China
    Plant Cell Physiol 45:1042-52. 2004
    ..ZmDREB1A is suggested to be potentially useful for producing transgenic plants that is tolerant to drought, high-salinity and/or cold stresses...
  56. ncbi microRNA-mediated repression of rolled leaf1 specifies maize leaf polarity
    Michelle T Juarez
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724, USA
    Nature 428:84-8. 2004
    ..Moreover, the progressively expanding expression pattern of miRNA166 during leaf development and its accumulation in phloem suggests that miRNA166 may form a movable signal that emanates from a signalling centre below the incipient leaf...
  57. ncbi The fasciated ear2 gene encodes a leucine-rich repeat receptor-like protein that regulates shoot meristem proliferation in maize
    F Taguchi-Shiobara
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724, USA
    Genes Dev 15:2755-66. 2001
    ..These findings provide evidence that the CLAVATA pathway for regulation of meristem size is functionally conserved throughout the angiosperms. A possible connection of fea2 to the control of crop yields is discussed...
  58. ncbi Specification of adaxial cell fate during maize leaf development
    Michelle T Juarez
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724, USA
    Development 131:4533-44. 2004
    ..We propose that a single genetic pathway involving lbl1, rld1 and the yabby genes integrates positional information within the SAM, and leads to adaxial/abaxial patterning and mediolateral outgrowth of the leaf...
  59. ncbi Developmental analysis of maize endosperm proteome suggests a pivotal role for pyruvate orthophosphate dikinase
    Valérie Méchin
    Unité Mixte de Recherche 206, Chimie Biologique, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Institut National Agronomique Paris Grignon, F 78850 Thiverval Grignon, France
    Plant Physiol 143:1203-19. 2007
    Although the morphological steps of maize (Zea mays) endosperm development are well described, very little is known concerning the coordinated accumulation of the numerous proteins involved...
  60. ncbi Duplicate FLORICAULA/LEAFY homologs zfl1 and zfl2 control inflorescence architecture and flower patterning in maize
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Labortory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Development 130:2385-95. 2003
    ..We used reverse genetics to investigate the role of two duplicate FLORICAULA/LEAFY homologs in maize (Zea mays L. ssp...
  61. ncbi Patterns of DNA sequence polymorphism along chromosome 1 of maize (Zea mays ssp. mays L.)
    M I Tenaillon
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:9161-6. 2001
    We measured sequence diversity in 21 loci distributed along chromosome 1 of maize (Zea mays ssp. mays L.). For each locus, we sequenced a common sample of 25 individuals representing 16 exotic landraces and nine U.S. inbred lines...
  62. ncbi Duplicated fie genes in maize: expression pattern and imprinting suggest distinct functions
    Olga N Danilevskaya
    Pioneer Hi Bred International, Inc, 7250 NW 62nd Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131, USA
    Plant Cell 15:425-38. 2003
    ..The maize FIE2 and sorghum FIE proteins form a monophyletic group, sharing a closer relationship to each other than to the FIE1 protein, suggesting that maize fie genes originated from two different ancestral genomes...
  63. ncbi Remarkable variation in maize genome structure inferred from haplotype diversity at the bz locus
    Qinghua Wang
    The Waksman Institute, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:17644-9. 2006
    ..We propose that recombination in the common gene space greatly amplifies the variability produced by the retrotransposition explosion in the maize ancestry, creating the heterogeneity in genome organization found in modern maize...
  64. ncbi Annotation and expression profile analysis of 2073 full-length cDNAs from stress-induced maize (Zea mays L.) seedlings
    Jinping Jia
    State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology and National Center for Maize Improvement, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
    Plant J 48:710-27. 2006
    ..The number of full-length cDNAs from maize (Zea mays L.) remains limited...
  65. ncbi Genetic diversity and selection in the maize starch pathway
    Sherry R Whitt
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Raleigh, NC 27695 7614, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:12959-62. 2002
    ..than 6,000 years, Native Americans and modern breeders have exploited the tremendous genetic diversity of maize (Zea mays ssp. mays) to create the highest yielding grain crop in the world...
  66. ncbi Intraspecific violation of genetic colinearity and its implications in maize
    Huihua Fu
    The Waksman Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:9573-8. 2002
    ..Our finding has bearing on the underlying genetic basis of hybrid vigor in maize, and possibly other organisms, and on the measurement of genetic distances...
  67. ncbi Expression patterns and mutant phenotype of teosinte branched1 correlate with growth suppression in maize and teosinte
    Lauren Hubbard
    Plant Gene Expression Center, USDA ARS, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Genetics 162:1927-35. 2002
    ..Expression in teosinte inflorescence development suggests a role in pedicellate spikelet suppression. Our results provide support for a role for tb1 in growth suppression and reveal the specific tissues where suppression may occur...
  68. ncbi ZmYS1 functions as a proton-coupled symporter for phytosiderophore- and nicotianamine-chelated metals
    Gabriel Schaaf
    Institut für Pflanzenernährung, Universitat Hohenheim, D 70593 Stuttgart, Germany
    J Biol Chem 279:9091-6. 2004
    ..These biochemical properties indicate a novel role of YS1 transporters for heavy metal homeostasis in plants...
  69. ncbi An herbivore elicitor activates the gene for indole emission in maize
    M Frey
    Lehrstuhl fur Genetik, Technische Universitat Munchen, Lichtenbergstrasse 4, 85747 Garching, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:14801-6. 2000
    ..Gene-sequence analysis indicates that Igl and Bx1 are evolutionarily related to the tryptophan synthase alpha subunit...
  70. ncbi RNA polymerase IV functions in paramutation in Zea mays
    Karl F Erhard
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, 111 Koshland Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3102, USA
    Science 323:1201-5. 2009
    ..These results indicate that Pol IV employs abnormal RNA polymerase activities to achieve genome-wide silencing and that its absence affects both maize development and heritable epigenetic changes...
  71. ncbi Timing and biosynthetic potential for carotenoid accumulation in genetically diverse germplasm of maize
    Ratnakar Vallabhaneni
    Department of Biological Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    Plant Physiol 150:562-72. 2009
    ..The grass family (Poaceae) contains major crop staples, including maize (Zea mays), wheat (Triticum aestivum), rice (Oryza sativa), sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), and millet (Pennisetum glaucum)...
  72. ncbi Sec-independent protein translocation by the maize Hcf106 protein
    A M Settles
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724, USA
    Science 278:1467-70. 1997
    ..Thus, the third protein translocation pathway, of which HCF106 is a component, is found in both bacteria and plants...
  73. ncbi ZmEsr, a novel endosperm-specific gene expressed in a restricted region around the maize embryo
    H G Opsahl-Ferstad
    Reproduction et Dévelopment des Plantes, ENS Lyon, France
    Plant J 12:235-46. 1997
    ..The gene product may play a role in the nutrition of the developing embryo or in the establishment of a physical barrier between embryo and endosperm...
  74. ncbi The rf2 nuclear restorer gene of male-sterile T-cytoplasm maize
    X Cui
    Department of Zoology and Genetics, Iowa State University, Ames, 50011, USA
    Science 272:1334-6. 1996
    ....
  75. ncbi Expression and functional characterization of two pathogenesis-related protein 10 genes from Zea mays
    Yu Rong Xie
    Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, 302 Life Sciences Building, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Plant Physiol 167:121-30. 2010
    ..Also, ZmPR10.1 showed a stronger inhibition against bacterium Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 in vivo and fungus A. flavus in vitro than ZmPR10, indicating that ZmPR10.1 may also play an important role in host plant defense...
  76. ncbi The role of barren stalk1 in the architecture of maize
    Andrea Gallavotti
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0116, USA
    Nature 432:630-5. 2004
    ....
  77. ncbi An mRNA putatively coding for an O-methyltransferase accumulates preferentially in maize roots and is located predominantly in the region of the endodermis
    B M Held
    Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames 50011 1020
    Plant Physiol 102:1001-8. 1993
    ZRP4, a 1.4-kb mRNA that preferentially accumulates in roots of young Zea mays L. plants, was identified by isolation of the corresponding cDNA clone...
  78. ncbi A member of the maize isopentenyl transferase gene family, Zea mays isopentenyl transferase 2 (ZmIPT2), encodes a cytokinin biosynthetic enzyme expressed during kernel development. Cytokinin biosynthesis in maize
    Norbert Brugière
    Discovery Group Agronomic Traits, Pioneer Hi Bred International, Inc, A DuPont Business, Johnston, IA 50131 0522, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 67:215-29. 2008
    ..The expression pattern of ZmIPT2 in the BETL, endosperm and embryo during kernel development will be discussed with an emphasis on the suggested role of CKs in determining sink-strength and grain production in crop plants...
  79. ncbi Characterization of dull1, a maize gene coding for a novel starch synthase
    M Gao
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Plant Cell 10:399-412. 1998
    ..We conclude that Du1 codes for a starch synthase, most likely SSII, and that secondary effects of du1- mutations, such as reduction of SBEIIa, result from the primary deficiency in this starch synthase...
  80. ncbi Cloning and characterization of the maize An1 gene
    R J Bensen
    Pioneer Hi Bred International, Inc, Johnston, Iowa 50131
    Plant Cell 7:75-84. 1995
    ..However, homozygous deletion mutants accumulated ent-kaurene to 20% of the wild-type level, suggesting that the function of An1 is supplemented by an additional activity...
  81. ncbi Gene loss and movement in the maize genome
    Jinsheng Lai
    Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8020, USA
    Genome Res 14:1924-31. 2004
    Maize (Zea mays L. ssp. mays), one of the most important agricultural crops in the world, originated by hybridization of two closely related progenitors...
  82. ncbi Gibberellin-responsive genes: high level of transcript accumulation in leaf sheath meristematic tissue from Zea mays L
    M Ogawa
    Research and Education Center for Genetic Information, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Ikoma, Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 40:645-57. 1999
    In order to identify genes that are related to the gibberellin (GA) response in maize (Zea mays L.), mRNA species from wild-type and single-gene dwarf mutants, d5 and D8, were compared by fluorescent differential display...
  83. ncbi RNA-dependent RNA polymerase is required for enhancer-mediated transcriptional silencing associated with paramutation at the maize p1 gene
    Lyudmila Sidorenko
    The BIO5 Institute and Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Genetics 180:1983-93. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate that RNA-mediated gene-silencing mechanisms play key roles in p1 paramutation and the spectrum of roles for MOP1 is broadened to include tissue-specific expression patterns...
  84. ncbi The shoot stem cell niche in angiosperms: expression patterns of WUS orthologues in rice and maize imply major modifications in the course of mono- and dicot evolution
    Judith Nardmann
    Institut fur Entwicklungsbiologie, Koln, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 23:2492-504. 2006
    ....
  85. ncbi Regulation and functional analysis of ZmDREB2A in response to drought and heat stresses in Zea mays L
    Feng Qin
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences JIRCAS, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Plant J 50:54-69. 2007
    ..Furthermore, overexpression of ZmDREB2A also enhanced thermotolerance in transgenic plants, implying that ZmDREB2A may play a dual functional role in mediating the expression of genes responsive to both water stress and heat stress...
  86. ncbi The maize (Zea mays L.) RTCS gene encodes a LOB domain protein that is a key regulator of embryonic seminal and post-embryonic shoot-borne root initiation
    Graziana Taramino
    DuPont Crop Genetics Research, Experimental Station, PO Box 80353, Wilmington, DE 19880 0353, USA
    Plant J 50:649-59. 2007
    ..We conclude from our data that RTCS and RTCL are auxin-responsive genes involved in the early events that lead to the initiation and maintenance of seminal and shoot-borne root primordia formation...
  87. ncbi Molecular and biochemical characterization of cytosolic phosphoglucomutase in maize. Expression during development and in response to oxygen deprivation
    S Manjunath
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California 92521 0124, USA
    Plant Physiol 117:997-1006. 1998
    ..We isolated two maize (Zea mays L.) cDNAs that encode PGM with 98.5% identity in their deduced amino acid sequence...
  88. ncbi The indeterminate gene encodes a zinc finger protein and regulates a leaf-generated signal required for the transition to flowering in maize
    J Colasanti
    University of California, Berkeley, Plant Gene Expression Center, Albany 94710, USA
    Cell 93:593-603. 1998
    ..These results provide molecular and genetic data consistent with the florigen hypothesis derived from classical plant physiology studies...
  89. ncbi Pattern formation in the monocot embryo as revealed by NAM and CUC3 orthologues from Zea mays L
    Roman Zimmermann
    Institut fur Entwicklungsbiologie, Gyrhofstr 17, D 50923, Koln, Germany
    Plant Mol Biol 58:669-85. 2005
    ..In contrast to dicot species, the SAM in Zea mays is not established at an apico-central, but at a lateral position of the transition stage embryo...
  90. ncbi Rapid development of enhanced atrazine degradation in a Dundee silt loam soil under continuous corn and in rotation with cotton
    Robert M Zablotowicz
    Southern Weed Science Research Unit and Crop Genetics and Production Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 141 Experiment Station Road, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:852-9. 2007
    Mississippi Delta cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) production in rotation with corn (Zea mays L.) was evaluated in field experiments from 2000 to 2005 at Stoneville, Mississippi...
  91. ncbi Growth and yield of winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and corn (Zea mays L.) near a high voltage transmission line
    G Soja
    ARC Seibersdorf Research, Department of Environmental Research, Seibersdorf, Austria
    Bioelectromagnetics 24:91-102. 2003
    ..The extent of the yield variations attributed to the distance from the transmission line was small compared to the observed annual variations in climatic or soil specific site characteristics...
  92. ncbi Impact of glyphosate-tolerant soybean and glufosinate-tolerant corn production on herbicide losses in surface runoff
    Martin J Shipitalo
    USDA ARS, North Appalachian Experimental Watershed, Coshocton, OH 43812 0488, USA
    J Environ Qual 37:401-8. 2008
    Residual herbicides used in the production of soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr] and corn (Zea mays L.) are often detected in surface runoff at concentrations exceeding their maximum contaminant levels (MCL) or health advisory levels (HAL)...
  93. ncbi Uncultured bacterial diversity in tropical maize (Zea mays L.) rhizosphere
    Puneet Singh Chauhan
    National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow, India
    J Basic Microbiol 51:15-32. 2011
    Structure of maize (Zea mays L...
  94. ncbi Influence of diet on growth yields of rumen micro-organisms in vitro and in vivo: influence on growth yield of variable carbon fluxes to fermentation products
    M Blümmel
    Institute for Animal Production in the Tropics and Subtropics 480, University of Hohenheim, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany
    Br J Nutr 90:625-34. 2003
    ..hay, oat (Avenia sativa L.)-berseem clover (Trifolium alexandrinum cultivar BigBee) hay and maize (Zea mays L.) crop residue (MCR)) and for five isonitrogenous (106 g crude protein (Nx6...
  95. ncbi Post-harvest storage of corn: effect of beginning moisture content on mycoflora and fumonisin contamination
    E Y S Ono
    Department of Biochemistry, State University of Londrina, PO Box 6001, 86051 990, Londrina, Parana, Brazil
    Food Addit Contam 19:1081-90. 2002
    The effect of storage on mycoflora profile was monitored bimonthly in 36 corn (Zea mays L.) samples, dividing the same sample into groups dried to 11 and 14% moisture content (1008 analysis)...
  96. ncbi The impact of ozone on juvenile maize (Zea mays L.) plant photosynthesis: effects on vegetative biomass, pigmentation, and carboxylases (PEPc and Rubisco)
    L Leitao
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Moléculaire IBEAS EA3525, Universite de Pau et des Pays de l Adour, Avenue de l Universite, BP 1155, 64013 Pau Cedex, France
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 9:478-88. 2007
    ..To investigate the impact of O (3) on C (4) plant species, maize seedlings ( ZEA MAYS L. cv...
  97. ncbi During measurements of root hydraulics with pressure probes, the contribution of unstirred layers is minimized in the pressure relaxation mode: comparison with pressure clamp and high-pressure flowmeter
    Thorsten Knipfer
    Department of Plant Ecology, Bayreuth University, D 95440 Bayreuth, Germany
    Plant Cell Environ 30:845-60. 2007
    The effects of unstirred layers (USLs) at the endodermis of roots of young maize plants (Zea mays L...
  98. ncbi Addition of individual chromosomes of maize inbreds B73 and Mo17 to oat cultivars Starter and Sun II: maize chromosome retention, transmission, and plant phenotype
    Howard W Rines
    USDA ARS Plant Science Research Unit, and Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 119:1255-64. 2009
    Oat-maize addition (OMA) lines with one, or occasionally more, chromosomes of maize (Zea mays L., 2n = 2x = 20) added to an oat (Avena sativa L...
  99. ncbi Evaluation of protein pattern changes in roots and leaves of Zea mays plants in response to nitrate availability by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis analysis
    Bhakti Prinsi
    Dipartimento di Produzione Vegetale, University of Milan, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    BMC Plant Biol 9:113. 2009
    ..has been used to investigate the protein changes induced by NO3- concentration in both roots and leaves of maize (Zea mays L.) plants...
  100. ncbi Post-translational modifications of alpha-tubulin in Zea mays L are highly tissue specific
    Wei Wang
    Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali G Sarfatti, Universita di Siena, Via P A Mattioli 4, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Planta 218:460-5. 2004
    ..PTMs) of plant alpha-tubulin, post-translationally modified alpha-tubulin isoforms from selected tissues of Zea mays L. were examined using two-dimensional electrophoresis and immunoblotting...
  101. ncbi Nitrogen use and carbon sequestered by corn rotations in the northern corn belt, U.S
    J L Pikul
    USDA ARS, Northern Grain Insects Research Laboratory, Brookings, SD 57006, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 1:707-13. 2001
    Diversified crop rotation may improve production efficiency, reduce fertilizer nitrogen (N) requirements for corn (Zea mays L.), and increase soil carbon (C) storage...

Research Grants37

  1. GENETIC ANALYSIS OF CELL DIVISION PATTERN IN MAIZE
    Laurie Smith; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..proposal represents a genetic approach to understanding the spatial control of cytokinesis in a higher plant, Zea mays. Because of the lack of relative cell movement in plant tissues, mutants with alterations in cell division ..
  2. GENETICS OF SEX DETERMINATION AND CELL DEATH IN PLANTS
    Stephen Dellaporta; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of this program is to understand the fundamental mechanisms or sex determination in the model genetic organism Zea mays (maize), a species that produces unisexual flowers (called "florets") through the action of sex determination (SD)..
  3. Environmental Stresses on Protein Structure of the Repair Response in Higher Plan
    SARAH VILLA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Since light induced oxidation reactions may regulate the expression of PIMT in Zea mays (corn), the endogenous PIMT activity will be measured in homogenates from corn plants grown under high light ..
  4. GENETICS OF SEX DETERMINATION AND CELL DEATH IN PLANTS
    Stephen Dellaporta; Fiscal Year: 2000
    The goal of this proposal is to understand the sex determination process in a model genetic system Zea mays. Sex determination in maize involves the formation of unisexual florets derived from a bisexual floral meristem...
  5. A novel method to identify methionine-oxidized proteins
    Jackob Moskovitz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Preliminary results indicate that injecting oxidized recombinant Zea mays methionine-rich protein (containing 25% methionine residues) into a rabbit resulted in antibodies that can ..
  6. Gene expression effects of heterosis and ploidy level
    NICOLE RIDDLE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Focusing mainly on the use of microarrays and gene expression analysis in Zea mays, the proposed experiments will allow us collect the necessary data to develop a molecular model for heterosis...
  7. GENETICS OF THE TRANSPOSITION PROCESS IN PLANTS
    Stephen Dellaporta; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The focus is on the Activator (Ac)/Dissociation (Ds) family of transposons of Zea mays. These elements are members of a large superfamily of elements that transpose via DNA intermediates...
  8. Mammalian Lactoferrin Receptors: Structure and Function
    Bo Lonnerdal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Overall, our understanding of the physiological significance of Lf and its receptor will be increased. ..
  9. FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF MAIZE GROUP-1 POLLEN ALLERGENS
    Daniel Cosgrove; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, we will leverage the insights gained from analysis of Zea ml to study the function of group-Il and group-Ill grass pollen allergens, which show significant sequence similarity with the carboxy terminus of group-I allergens. ..