barrel medic


Alias: Medicago truncatula

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  1. Kim G, Nam Y. A novel ?(1)-pyrroline-5-carboxylate synthetase gene of Medicago truncatula plays a predominant role in stress-induced proline accumulation during symbiotic nitrogen fixation. J Plant Physiol. 2013;170:291-302 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we isolated MtP5CS3, a third gene, from Medicago truncatula, whose predicted polypeptide sequence is highly similar to those of previously isolated MtP5CS1 and MtP5CS2 ..
  2. Swainsbury D, Zhou L, Oldroyd G, Bornemann S. Calcium ion binding properties of Medicago truncatula calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase. Biochemistry. 2012;51:6895-907 pubmed publisher
    ..A biophysical approach was taken with constructs comprising either the visinin-like domain of Medicago truncatula CCaMK, which contains EF-hand motifs, or this domain together with the autoinhibitory domain...
  3. Zhang J, Broeckling C, Sumner L, Wang Z. Heterologous expression of two Medicago truncatula putative ERF transcription factor genes, WXP1 and WXP2, in Arabidopsis led to increased leaf wax accumulation and improved drought tolerance, but differential response in freezing tolerance. Plant Mol Biol. 2007;64:265-78 pubmed publisher
    ..functional characterization of two putative ERF transcription factor genes WXP1 and its paralog WXP2 from Medicago truncatula. Transgenic expression of WXP1 and WXP2 in Arabidopsis (ecotype Columbia) led to significantly increased ..
  4. Young N, Debellé F, Oldroyd G, Geurts R, Cannon S, Udvardi M, et al. The Medicago genome provides insight into the evolution of rhizobial symbioses. Nature. 2011;480:520-4 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Medicago truncatula is a long-established model for the study of legume biology. Here we describe the draft sequence of the M...
  5. Roque E, Serwatowska J, Cruz Rochina M, Wen J, Mysore K, Yenush L, et al. Functional specialization of duplicated AP3-like genes in Medicago truncatula. Plant J. 2013;73:663-75 pubmed publisher
    ..or have diversified in legumes, we isolated and characterized the two members of the AP3 lineage in Medicago truncatula: MtNMH7 and MtTM6 (euAP3 and paleoAP3 genes, respectively)...
  6. Li D, Zhang Y, Hu X, Shen X, Ma L, Su Z, et al. Transcriptional profiling of Medicago truncatula under salt stress identified a novel CBF transcription factor MtCBF4 that plays an important role in abiotic stress responses. BMC Plant Biol. 2011;11:109 pubmed publisher
    ..We conducted a detailed pathway analysis of transcriptional dynamics in the roots of Medicago truncatula seedlings under salt stress and selected a transcription factor gene, MtCBF4, for experimental validation. ..
  7. Mor re Le Paven M, Viau L, Hamon A, Vandecasteele C, Pellizzaro A, Bourdin C, et al. Characterization of a dual-affinity nitrate transporter MtNRT1.3 in the model legume Medicago truncatula. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:5595-605 pubmed publisher
    ..NO(3)(-) was studied by a quantitative genetic approach in a recombinant inbred line (RIL) population of Medicago truncatula. A quantitative trait locus (QTL) on chromosome 5 appeared to be particularly relevant because it was seen ..
  8. Doidy J, Van Tuinen D, Lamotte O, Corneillat M, Alcaraz G, Wipf D. The Medicago truncatula sucrose transporter family: characterization and implication of key members in carbon partitioning towards arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Mol Plant. 2012;5:1346-58 pubmed publisher
    ..transport of sucrose from photosynthetic source leaves towards sink organs in the model leguminous species Medicago truncatula. The identification and functional analysis of sugar transporters provide key information on mechanisms ..
  9. Tang H, Krishnakumar V, Bidwell S, Rosen B, Chan A, Zhou S, et al. An improved genome release (version Mt4.0) for the model legume Medicago truncatula. BMC Genomics. 2014;15:312 pubmed publisher
    b>Medicago truncatula, a close relative of alfalfa, is a preeminent model for studying nitrogen fixation, symbiosis, and legume genomics...

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  1. Kevei Z, Vinardell J, Kiss G, Kondorosi A, Kondorosi E. Glycine-rich proteins encoded by a nodule-specific gene family are implicated in different stages of symbiotic nodule development in Medicago spp. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2002;15:922-31 pubmed
    ..All of these proteins as well as their Medicago truncatula homologues carried an amino terminal signal peptide and a glycine-rich carboxy terminal domain...
  2. Smit P, Limpens E, Geurts R, Fedorova E, Dolgikh E, Gough C, et al. Medicago LYK3, an entry receptor in rhizobial nodulation factor signaling. Plant Physiol. 2007;145:183-91 pubmed
    ..However, mutants in these receptors, in both Lotus japonicus (nfr1 and nfr5) and Medicago truncatula (Medicago; nfp), do not support the two-receptor model because they lack all Nod factor-induced responses...
  3. Miyahara A, Richens J, Starker C, Morieri G, Smith L, Long S, et al. Conservation in function of a SCAR/WAVE component during infection thread and root hair growth in Medicago truncatula. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2010;23:1553-62 pubmed publisher
    ..mechanistic similarities to polar-growing cells, because the required for infection thread (RIT) locus of Medicago truncatula has roles in root-hair, trichome, and infection-thread growth. We show that RIT encodes the M...
  4. Horchani F, Pr vot M, Boscari A, Evangelisti E, Meilhoc E, Bruand C, et al. Both plant and bacterial nitrate reductases contribute to nitric oxide production in Medicago truncatula nitrogen-fixing nodules. Plant Physiol. 2011;155:1023-36 pubmed publisher
    ..In the model legume Medicago truncatula, NO production has been detected in the nitrogen fixation zone of the nodule, but the systems responsible ..
  5. Carelli M, Biazzi E, Panara F, Tava A, Scaramelli L, Porceddu A, et al. Medicago truncatula CYP716A12 is a multifunctional oxidase involved in the biosynthesis of hemolytic saponins. Plant Cell. 2011;23:3070-81 pubmed publisher
    ..We have identified a cytochrome P450 gene (CYP716A12) involved in saponin synthesis in Medicago truncatula using a combined genetic and biochemical approach...
  6. Zhou C, Han L, Pislariu C, Nakashima J, Fu C, Jiang Q, et al. From model to crop: functional analysis of a STAY-GREEN gene in the model legume Medicago truncatula and effective use of the gene for alfalfa improvement. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:1483-96 pubmed publisher
    b>Medicago truncatula has been developed into a model legume. Its close relative alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is the most widely grown forage legume crop in the United States. By screening a large population of M...
  7. Limpens E, Franken C, Smit P, Willemse J, Bisseling T, Geurts R. LysM domain receptor kinases regulating rhizobial Nod factor-induced infection. Science. 2003;302:630-3 pubmed
    ..We exploited the close phylogenetic relationship of pea and the model legume Medicago truncatula to identify genes specifically involved in rhizobial infection. The SYM2 orthologous region of M...
  8. Frenzel A, Manthey K, Perlick A, Meyer F, P hler A, K ster H, et al. Combined transcriptome profiling reveals a novel family of arbuscular mycorrhizal-specific Medicago truncatula lectin genes. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2005;18:771-82 pubmed publisher
    ..genes which have not been listed before, 5,646 expressed sequence tags (ESTs) were generated from two Medicago truncatula cDNA libraries: a random cDNA library (MtAmp) and a suppression subtractive hybridization (SSH) library (..
  9. Mantiri F, Kurdyukov S, Lohar D, Sharopova N, Saeed N, Wang X, et al. The transcription factor MtSERF1 of the ERF subfamily identified by transcriptional profiling is required for somatic embryogenesis induced by auxin plus cytokinin in Medicago truncatula. Plant Physiol. 2008;146:1622-36 pubmed publisher
    Transcriptional profiling of embryogenic callus produced from Medicago truncatula mesophyll protoplasts indicated up-regulation of ethylene biosynthesis and ethylene response genes...
  10. Di Giacomo E, Sestili F, Iannelli M, Testone G, Mariotti D, Frugis G. Characterization of KNOX genes in Medicago truncatula. Plant Mol Biol. 2008;67:135-50 pubmed publisher
    We isolated three class I and three class II KNOX genes in Medicago truncatula. The predicted amino acid sequences suggested a possible orthology to the Arabidopsis homeodomain proteins STM, KNAT1/BP, KNAT3 and KNAT7 that was confirmed ..
  11. Seabra A, Vieira C, Cullimore J, Carvalho H. Medicago truncatula contains a second gene encoding a plastid located glutamine synthetase exclusively expressed in developing seeds. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:183 pubmed publisher
    ..This study reports the existence of a second nuclear gene encoding a plastid located GS in Medicago truncatula. ..
  12. Mbengue M, Camut S, de Carvalho Niebel F, Deslandes L, Froidure S, Klaus Heisen D, et al. The Medicago truncatula E3 ubiquitin ligase PUB1 interacts with the LYK3 symbiotic receptor and negatively regulates infection and nodulation. Plant Cell. 2010;22:3474-88 pubmed publisher
    LYK3 is a lysin motif receptor-like kinase of Medicago truncatula, which is essential for the establishment of the nitrogen-fixing, root nodule symbiosis with Sinorhizobium meliloti. LYK3 is a putative receptor of S...
  13. Zhao J, Huhman D, Shadle G, He X, Sumner L, Tang Y, et al. MATE2 mediates vacuolar sequestration of flavonoid glycosides and glycoside malonates in Medicago truncatula. Plant Cell. 2011;23:1536-55 pubmed publisher
    ..we report the functional characterization of a multidrug and toxin extrusion transporter (MATE2), from Medicago truncatula. MATE 2 is expressed primarily in leaves and flowers...
  14. Godiard L, Lepage A, Moreau S, Laporte D, Verdenaud M, Timmers T, et al. MtbHLH1, a bHLH transcription factor involved in Medicago truncatula nodule vascular patterning and nodule to plant metabolic exchanges. New Phytol. 2011;191:391-404 pubmed publisher
    This study aimed at defining the role of a basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) transcription factor gene from Medicago truncatula, MtbHLH1, whose expression is upregulated during the development of root nodules produced upon infection by ..
  15. Schnabel E, Kassaw T, Smith L, Marsh J, Oldroyd G, Long S, et al. The ROOT DETERMINED NODULATION1 gene regulates nodule number in roots of Medicago truncatula and defines a highly conserved, uncharacterized plant gene family. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:328-40 pubmed publisher
    ..A screen for supernodulating Medicago truncatula mutants defective in this regulatory behavior yielded loss-of-function alleles of a gene designated ROOT ..
  16. Lauressergues D, Delaux P, Formey D, Lelandais Bri re C, Fort S, Cottaz S, et al. The microRNA miR171h modulates arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization of Medicago truncatula by targeting NSP2. Plant J. 2012;72:512-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest a regulatory mechanism, triggered by Myc-LCOs, that prevents over-colonization of roots by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi by a mechanism involving miRNA-mediated negative regulation of NSP2...
  17. Ariel F, Brault Hernandez M, Laffont C, Huault E, Brault M, Plet J, et al. Two direct targets of cytokinin signaling regulate symbiotic nodulation in Medicago truncatula. Plant Cell. 2012;24:3838-52 pubmed publisher
    ..sequence bound in vitro by a transcription factor (TF) acting in cytokinin signaling, the nodule-enhanced Medicago truncatula Mt RR1 response regulator (RR)...
  18. Couzigou J, Zhukov V, Mondy S, Abu El Heba G, Cosson V, Ellis T, et al. NODULE ROOT and COCHLEATA maintain nodule development and are legume orthologs of Arabidopsis BLADE-ON-PETIOLE genes. Plant Cell. 2012;24:4498-510 pubmed publisher
    ..The molecular mechanisms governing the identity and maintenance of these organs are unknown. Using Medicago truncatula nodule root (noot) mutants and pea (Pisum sativum) cochleata (coch) mutants, which are characterized by the ..
  19. Liu H, Trieu A, Blaylock L, Harrison M. Cloning and characterization of two phosphate transporters from Medicago truncatula roots: regulation in response to phosphate and to colonization by arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 1998;11:14-22 pubmed publisher
    ..two cDNA clones (MtPT1 and MtPT2) encoding phosphate transporters from a mycorrhizal root cDNA library (Medicago truncatula/Glomus versiforme). The cDNAs represent M...
  20. Cohn J, Uhm T, Ramu S, Nam Y, Kim D, Penmetsa R, et al. Differential regulation of a family of apyrase genes from Medicago truncatula. Plant Physiol. 2001;125:2104-19 pubmed
    Four putative apyrase genes were identified from the model legume Medicago truncatula. Two of the genes identified from M...
  21. Kiss E, Oláh B, Kalo P, Morales M, Heckmann A, Borbola A, et al. LIN, a novel type of U-box/WD40 protein, controls early infection by rhizobia in legumes. Plant Physiol. 2009;151:1239-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we identify the LIN gene in Medicago truncatula and Lotus japonicus, showing that it codes for a predicted E3 ubiquitin ligase containing a highly ..
  22. Brady B, Hyman B, Lovatt C. Regulation of CPSase, ACTase, and OCTase genes in Medicago truncatula: Implications for carbamoylphosphate synthesis and allocation to pyrimidine and arginine de novo biosynthesis. Gene. 2010;462:18-25 pubmed publisher
    ..CPSase large subunit (MtCPSl), ACTase (MtPyrB), and OCTase (MtArgF) were characterized in the model legume Medicago truncatula. Quantitative real-time PCR data provided evidence (i) that the accumulation of all CPSase gene transcripts,..
  23. Pauly N, Ferrari C, Andrio E, Marino D, Piardi S, Brouquisse R, et al. MtNOA1/RIF1 modulates Medicago truncatula-Sinorhizobium meliloti nodule development without affecting its nitric oxide content. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:939-48 pubmed publisher the legume-rhizobium symbiosis has been shown, the involvement of an AtNoa1/Rif1 orthologue from Medicago truncatula (MtNoa1/Rif1) during its symbiotic interaction with Sinorhizobium meliloti has been studied...
  24. Renard M, Alkhalfioui F, Schmitt Keichinger C, Ritzenthaler C, Montrichard F. Identification and characterization of thioredoxin h isoforms differentially expressed in germinating seeds of the model legume Medicago truncatula. Plant Physiol. 2011;155:1113-26 pubmed publisher
    ..To fill this gap, in this work, we characterized the Trx h family of Medicago truncatula, a model legume, and then explored the activity and localization of Trx h isoforms accumulating in seeds...
  25. Tadege M, Lin H, Bedair M, Berbel A, Wen J, Rojas C, et al. STENOFOLIA regulates blade outgrowth and leaf vascular patterning in Medicago truncatula and Nicotiana sylvestris. Plant Cell. 2011;23:2125-42 pubmed publisher
    ..we report the identification of STENOFOLIA (STF), a WUSCHEL-like homeobox transcriptional regulator, in Medicago truncatula, which is required for blade outgrowth and leaf vascular patterning...
  26. Liu W, Kohlen W, Lillo A, Op den Camp R, Ivanov S, Hartog M, et al. Strigolactone biosynthesis in Medicago truncatula and rice requires the symbiotic GRAS-type transcription factors NSP1 and NSP2. Plant Cell. 2011;23:3853-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that NSP1 and NSP2 are indispensable for strigolactone (SL) biosynthesis in the legume Medicago truncatula and in rice. Mutant nsp1 plants do not produce SLs, whereas in M...
  27. de Z licourt A, Diet A, Marion J, Laffont C, Ariel F, Moison M, et al. Dual involvement of a Medicago truncatula NAC transcription factor in root abiotic stress response and symbiotic nodule senescence. Plant J. 2012;70:220-30 pubmed publisher
    Legume crops related to the model plant Medicago truncatula can adapt their root architecture to environmental conditions, both by branching and by establishing a symbiosis with rhizobial bacteria to form nitrogen-fixing nodules...
  28. Verdier J, Zhao J, Torres Jerez I, Ge S, Liu C, He X, et al. MtPAR MYB transcription factor acts as an on switch for proanthocyanidin biosynthesis in Medicago truncatula. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:1766-71 pubmed publisher
    MtPAR (Medicago truncatula proanthocyanidin regulator) is an MYB family transcription factor that functions as a key regulator of proanthocyanidin (PA) biosynthesis in the model legume Medicago truncatula...
  29. Zahaf O, Blanchet S, de Z licourt A, Alunni B, Plet J, Laffont C, et al. Comparative transcriptomic analysis of salt adaptation in roots of contrasting Medicago truncatula genotypes. Mol Plant. 2012;5:1068-81 pubmed publisher
    ..We analyzed in the Medicago truncatula legume the root transcriptome of two genotypes having contrasting responses to salt stress: TN1...
  30. Bagchi R, Salehin M, Adeyemo O, Salazar C, Shulaev V, Sherrier D, et al. Functional assessment of the Medicago truncatula NIP/LATD protein demonstrates that it is a high-affinity nitrate transporter. Plant Physiol. 2012;160:906-16 pubmed publisher
    The Medicago truncatula NIP/LATD (for Numerous Infections and Polyphenolics/Lateral root-organ Defective) gene encodes a protein found in a clade of nitrate transporters within the large NRT1(PTR) family that also encodes transporters of ..
  31. Fourquin C, Del Cerro C, Victoria F, Vialette Guiraud A, de Oliveira A, Ferr ndiz C. A change in SHATTERPROOF protein lies at the origin of a fruit morphological novelty and a new strategy for seed dispersal in medicago genus. Plant Physiol. 2013;162:907-17 pubmed publisher
  32. Zhao Q, Tobimatsu Y, Zhou R, Pattathil S, Gallego Giraldo L, Fu C, et al. Loss of function of cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase 1 leads to unconventional lignin and a temperature-sensitive growth defect in Medicago truncatula. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:13660-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We have identified Tnt1 retrotransposon insertion mutants of barrel medic (Medicago truncatula) that show reduced lignin autofluorescence under UV microscopy and red coloration in interfascicular fibers...
  33. Tian Y, Liu W, Cai J, Zhang L, Wong K, Feddermann N, et al. The nodulation factor hydrolase of Medicago truncatula: characterization of an enzyme specifically cleaving rhizobial nodulation signals. Plant Physiol. 2013;163:1179-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we identify and characterize MtNFH1 (for Medicago truncatula Nod factor hydrolase 1), a legume enzyme structurally related to defense-related class V chitinases (..
  34. Ge L, Peng J, Berbel A, Madueño F, Chen R. Regulation of compound leaf development by PHANTASTICA in Medicago truncatula. Plant Physiol. 2014;164:216-28 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we investigated the role of ARP and KNOXI genes in compound leaf development in Medicago truncatula. We show that the M...
  35. Wiesel L, Dubchak S, Turnau K, Broadley M, White P. Caesium inhibits the colonization of Medicago truncatula by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. J Environ Radioact. 2015;141:57-61 pubmed publisher
    ..colonization and if this effect impacts on the influence of Rhizophagus intraradices on Cs accumulation by Medicago truncatula. M. truncatula was grown with or without R...
  36. Mandadi K, Scholthof K. Genome-wide analysis of alternative splicing landscapes modulated during plant-virus interactions in Brachypodium distachyon. Plant Cell. 2015;27:71-85 pubmed publisher
    ..sativa), maize (Zea mays), sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), Arabidopsis thaliana, potato (Solanum tuberosum), Medicago truncatula, and poplar (Populus trichocarpa) revealed conserved ratios of the AS types between monocots and dicots...
  37. Zavala K, Opazo J. Lineage-Specific Expansion of the Chalcone Synthase Gene Family in Rosids. PLoS ONE. 2015;10:e0133400 pubmed publisher
    ..of the gene lineages was disproportionately expanded in species that belonged to the order Fabales (soybean, barrel medic and Lotus japonicas)...
  38. Wang K, Remigi P, Anisimova M, Lonjon F, Kars I, Kajava A, et al. Functional assignment to positively selected sites in the core type III effector RipG7 from Ralstonia solanacearum. Mol Plant Pathol. 2016;17:553-64 pubmed publisher
    ..solanacearum strains, the Fbox protein RipG7 is required for R. solanacearum pathogenesis on Medicago truncatula. In this work, we describe the natural ripG7 variability existing in the R...
  39. Goh C, Nicotra A, Mathesius U. The presence of nodules on legume root systems can alter phenotypic plasticity in response to internal nitrogen independent of nitrogen fixation. Plant Cell Environ. 2016;39:883-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Glasshouse experiments compared root phenotypes of three legumes, Medicago truncatula, Medicago sativa and Trifolium subterraneum, inoculated with their compatible symbiont partners and grown ..
  40. Vernié T, Camut S, Camps C, Rembliere C, de Carvalho Niebel F, Mbengue M, et al. PUB1 Interacts with the Receptor Kinase DMI2 and Negatively Regulates Rhizobial and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbioses through Its Ubiquitination Activity in Medicago truncatula. Plant Physiol. 2016;170:2312-24 pubmed publisher
    ..negatively regulates rhizobial infection and nodulation during the nitrogen-fixing root nodule symbiosis in Medicago truncatula In this study, we show that PUB1 also interacts with and is phosphorylated by DOES NOT MAKE INFECTIONS 2, ..
  41. Karaki L, Da Silva P, Rizk F, Chouabe C, Chantret N, Eyraud V, et al. Genome-wide analysis identifies gain and loss/change of function within the small multigenic insecticidal Albumin 1 family of Medicago truncatula. BMC Plant Biol. 2016;16:63 pubmed publisher
    ..availability of high-quality genomic resources for several fabaceae species, among which the model species Medicago truncatula (Mtr), allowed for a genomic analysis of this protein family aimed at i) deciphering the evolutionary ..
  42. Li Z, Long R, Zhang T, Wang Z, Zhang F, Yang Q, et al. Molecular cloning and functional analysis of the drought tolerance gene MsHSP70 from alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). J Plant Res. 2017;130:387-396 pubmed publisher
    ..MsHSP70 shares high sequence identity (94.47%) with HSP70 from Medicago truncatula. Expression analysis of MsHSP70 in alfalfa organs revealed a relatively higher expression level in aerial ..
  43. Garcia K, Chasman D, Roy S, Ané J. Physiological Responses and Gene Co-Expression Network of Mycorrhizal Roots under K+ Deprivation. Plant Physiol. 2017;173:1811-1823 pubmed publisher
    ..i>Medicago truncatula plants were cocultured with the AM fungus Rhizophagus irregularis under high and low K+
  44. Bi H, Luang S, Li Y, Bazanova N, Borisjuk N, Hrmova M, et al. Wheat drought-responsive WXPL transcription factors regulate cuticle biosynthesis genes. Plant Mol Biol. 2017;94:15-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Five orthologous to WAX PRODUCTION (WXP1 and WXP2) genes from Medicago truncatula were isolated from a cDNA library prepared from flag leaves and spikes of drought tolerant wheat (Triticum ..
  45. Voříšková A, Jansa J, Püschel D, Kruger M, Cajthaml T, Vosatka M, et al. Real-time PCR quantification of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: does the use of nuclear or mitochondrial markers make a difference?. Mycorrhiza. 2017;27:577-585 pubmed publisher
    ..In a greenhouse experiment, Medicago truncatula was inoculated with four isolates belonging to different AMF species (Rhizophagus irregularis, ..
  46. Sulima A, Zhukov V, Afonin A, Zhernakov A, Tikhonovich I, Lutova L. Selection Signatures in the First Exon of Paralogous Receptor Kinase Genes from the Sym2 Region of the Pisum sativum L. Genome. Front Plant Sci. 2017;8:1957 pubmed publisher
    ..The fifth chromosome of barrel medic (Medicago truncatula Gaertn...
  47. Golicz A, Singh M, Bhalla P. The Long Intergenic Noncoding RNA (LincRNA) Landscape of the Soybean Genome. Plant Physiol. 2018;176:2133-2147 pubmed publisher
    ..the loci were found to be conserved in two other legume species (chickpea [Cicer arietinum] and Medicago truncatula), but almost 200 homeologous lincRNAs in the soybean genome were detected...
  48. Zhang Z, Wei X, Liu W, Min X, Jin X, Ndayambaza B, et al. Genome-wide identification and expression analysis of the fatty acid desaturase genes in Medicago truncatula. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2018;499:361-367 pubmed publisher
    ..about characterization of the FAD genes have been reported in the model dicotyledonous grass species Medicago truncatula. In this study, using database searches, 20 full-length FAD genes were identified in M. truncatula...
  49. Proust H, Bazin J, Sorin C, Hartmann C, Crespi M, Lelandais Brière C. Stable Inactivation of MicroRNAs in Medicago truncatula Roots. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1822:123-132 pubmed publisher
    ..In the last decade, several conserved or non-conserved microRNAs have been identified in Medicago truncatula. Different strategies leading to the inactivation of microRNAs in plants have been described...
  50. Roux B, Rodde N, Moreau S, Jardinaud M, Gamas P. Laser Capture Micro-Dissection Coupled to RNA Sequencing: A Powerful Approach Applied to the Model Legume Medicago truncatula in Interaction with Sinorhizobium meliloti. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1830:191-224 pubmed publisher
    ..protocol optimized for root and symbiotic root nodule analysis is presented, using the model legume Medicago truncatula (in interaction with Sinorhizobium meliloti in the nodule samples)...
  51. Wang E, Schornack S, Marsh J, Gobbato E, Schwessinger B, Eastmond P, et al. A common signaling process that promotes mycorrhizal and oomycete colonization of plants. Curr Biol. 2012;22:2242-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we characterize RAM2, a gene of Medicago truncatula required for colonization of the root by mycorrhizal fungi, which is necessary for appropriate hyphopodia ..
  52. Janoušková M, Püschel D, Hujslová M, Slavíková R, Jansa J. Quantification of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal DNA in roots: how important is material preservation?. Mycorrhiza. 2015;25:205-14 pubmed publisher comparing quantification results based on dry root material to those obtained from deep-frozen roots of Medicago truncatula colonized with Rhizophagus sp...
  53. Munkert J, Pollier J, Miettinen K, Van Moerkercke A, Payne R, Müller Uri F, et al. Iridoid Synthase Activity Is Common among the Plant Progesterone 5β-Reductase Family. Mol Plant. 2014;: pubmed
    ..This suggests that 'IS activity' is intrinsic to angiosperm P5βR proteins and has evolved early during evolution. ..
  54. Rocher S, Jean M, Castonguay Y, Belzile F. Validation of Genotyping-By-Sequencing Analysis in Populations of Tetraploid Alfalfa by 454 Sequencing. PLoS ONE. 2015;10:e0131918 pubmed publisher
    ..About 60% had a significant match on the Medicago truncatula syntenic genome...
  55. Hosseini S, Elfstrand M, Heyman F, Funck Jensen D, Karlsson M. Deciphering common and specific transcriptional immune responses in pea towards the oomycete pathogens Aphanomyces euteiches and Phytophthora pisi. BMC Genomics. 2015;16:627 pubmed publisher
    ..of pea to these two pathogens was investigated at two time points during early phase of infection using a Medicago truncatula microarray. Of the 37,976 genes analysed, 574 and 817 were differentially expressed in response to A...
  56. Crook A, Schnabel E, Frugoli J. The systemic nodule number regulation kinase SUNN in Medicago truncatula interacts with MtCLV2 and MtCRN. Plant J. 2016;88:108-119 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent research suggests a model for the systemic regulation in Medicago truncatula in which root signaling peptides are translocated to the shoot where they bind to a shoot receptor complex ..
  57. Bandyopadhyay K, Uluçay O, Sakiroğlu M, Udvardi M, Verdier J. Analysis of Large Seeds from Three Different Medicago truncatula Ecotypes Reveals a Potential Role of Hormonal Balance in Final Size Determination of Legume Grains. Int J Mol Sci. 2016;17: pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we analyzed seed development of three accessions of the model legume, Medicago truncatula, displaying contrasted seed size...
  58. Liu C, Wang X, Shulaev V, Dixon R. A role for leucoanthocyanidin reductase in the extension of proanthocyanidins. Nat Plants. 2016;2:16182 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report that loss of function of LAR in the model legume Medicago truncatula leads unexpectedly to loss of soluble epicatechin-derived PAs, increased levels of insoluble PAs, and ..
  59. Wang Q, Yang S, Liu J, Terecskei K, Ábrahám E, Gombár A, et al. Host-secreted antimicrobial peptide enforces symbiotic selectivity in Medicago truncatula. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114:6854-6859 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in the Medicago truncatula-Sinorhizobium meliloti symbiosis, incompatibility between symbiotic partners frequently occurs, ..
  60. Wu J, Niu Y, Bakur A, Li H, Chen Q. Cell-Free Production of Pentacyclic Triterpenoid Compound Betulinic Acid from Betulin by the Engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher induce the transformation of betulin to betulinic acid by co-expressing enzymes CYP716A12 from Medicago truncatula and ATR1 from Arabidopsis thaliana in Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  61. Sujkowska Rybkowska M, Czarnocka W, Sańko Sawczenko I, Witoń D. Effect of short-term aluminum stress and mycorrhizal inoculation on nitric oxide metabolism in Medicago truncatula roots. J Plant Physiol. 2018;220:145-154 pubmed publisher
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  67. Kassaw T, Nowak S, Schnabel E, Frugoli J. ROOT DETERMINED NODULATION1 Is Required for M. truncatula CLE12, But Not CLE13, Peptide Signaling through the SUNN Receptor Kinase. Plant Physiol. 2017;174:2445-2456 pubmed publisher
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    ..In the model legume Medicago truncatula, iron is delivered by the vasculature to the infection/maturation zone (zone II) of the nodule, where it is ..
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    ..We show for the first time, to our knowledge, that 4-Cl-IAA is found in the seeds of Medicago truncatula, Melilotus indicus, and three species of Trifolium. Furthermore, we found no evidence that Pinus spp...
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    ..Here we report the functional characterization of a nodule-specific Suc transporter, MtSWEET11 from Medicago truncatula MtSWEET11 belongs to a clade of plant SWEET proteins that are capable of transporting Suc and play critical ..
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    ..In the present study, the effects of NO-donors on both the activity and S-nitrosylation state of purified Medicago truncatula Gpx1 were analyzed using biochemical assay measurements and a biotin-switch/mass spectrometry approach...
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  82. Filippou P, Antoniou C, Obata T, Van Der Kelen K, Harokopos V, Kanetis L, et al. Kresoxim-methyl primes Medicago truncatula plants against abiotic stress factors via altered reactive oxygen and nitrogen species signalling leading to downstream transcriptional and metabolic readjustment. J Exp Bot. 2016;67:1259-74 pubmed publisher
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    ..comparative genomics revealed that GmFWL1 interacts with GmFLOT2/4 (FLOTILLIN2/4), the soybean ortholog to Medicago truncatula FLOTILLIN4, a major regulator of the M. truncatula nodulation process...
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    Macrosclereid cells, which are a layer in the seed coat of Medicago truncatula, accumulate large amounts of phytochemicals during their development...
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    ..and one to Oxalobacteraceae) and from non-mycorrhizal roots (two belonging to Comamonadaceae) of Medicago truncatula and two reference strains (Collimonas fungivorans Ter331 and Pseudomonas fluorescens C7R12) were tested for ..
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    ..By screening a large number of Tnt1 retrotransposon-tagged Medicago truncatula lines, we identified nondormant seed mutants from this model legume species...
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    ..auxin influx inhibitors 1-naphthoxyacetic acid (1-NOA) and 2-NOA, which we found reduced nodulation of Medicago truncatula. This suggested the possible involvement of the AUX/LAX family of auxin influx transporters in ..