Para rubber tree

Summary

Alias: jebe, rubbertree, siringa, Hevea brasiliensis, Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A.Juss.) Muell. Arg.

Top Publications

  1. O Riordain G, Radauer C, Hoffmann Sommergruber K, Adhami F, Peterbauer C, Blanco C, et al. Cloning and molecular characterization of the Hevea brasiliensis allergen Hev b 11, a class I chitinase. Clin Exp Allergy. 2002;32:455-62 pubmed
    In the last 10 years type-I allergy against proteins from Hevea brasiliensis latex has become an acknowledged medical issue. Fruit-allergic patients represent one risk group for developing latex allergy...
  2. Slater J, Vedvick T, Arthur Smith A, Trybul D, Kekwick R. Identification, cloning, and sequence of a major allergen (Hev b 5) from natural rubber latex (Hevea brasiliensis). J Biol Chem. 1996;271:25394-9 pubmed
    Proteins in commercial latex products, derived from the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis, cause anaphylaxis in susceptible individuals, especially health care workers and children with spina bifida...
  3. Sando T, Takeno S, Watanabe N, Okumoto H, Kuzuyama T, Yamashita A, et al. Cloning and characterization of the 2-C-methyl-D-erythritol 4-phosphate (MEP) pathway genes of a natural-rubber producing plant, Hevea brasiliensis. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2008;72:2903-17 pubmed publisher
    Natural rubber is synthesized as rubber particles in the latex, the fluid cytoplasm of laticifers, of Hevea brasiliensis. Although it has been found that natural rubber is biosynthesized through the mevalonate pathway, the involvement of ..
  4. Dusotoit Coucaud A, Kongsawadworakul P, Maurousset L, Viboonjun U, Brunel N, Pujade Renaud V, et al. Ethylene stimulation of latex yield depends on the expression of a sucrose transporter (HbSUT1B) in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). Tree Physiol. 2010;30:1586-98 pubmed publisher
    b>Hevea brasiliensis is an important industrial crop for natural rubber production. Latex biosynthesis occurs in the cytoplasm of highly specialized latex cells and requires sucrose as the unique precursor...
  5. Qin Y, Shi F, Tang C. Molecular characterization and expression analysis of cDNAs encoding four Rab and two Arf GTPases in the latex of Hevea brasiliensis. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2011;49:729-37 pubmed publisher
    ..in the regulation of the regeneration of latex (the cytoplasm of the rubber-producing laticifer cell) in Hevea brasiliensis (Hevea hereafter), full-length cDNAs that encode four HbRab and two HbArf GTPases were cloned...
  6. Venkatachalam P, Priya P, Jayashree R, Rekha K, Thulaseedharan A. Molecular cloning and characterization of a 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase 1 (hmgr1) gene from rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.): A key gene involved in isoprenoid biosynthesis. Physiol Mol Biol Plants. 2009;15:133-43 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that hmgr1 gene expression is playing an important role in isoprenoid biosynthesis...
  7. Broekaert I, Lee H, Kush A, Chua N, Raikhel N. Wound-induced accumulation of mRNA containing a hevein sequence in laticifers of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1990;87:7633-7 pubmed
    Hevein is a chitin-binding protein that is present in laticifers of the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis)...
  8. Hasslacher M, Schall M, Hayn M, Griengl H, Kohlwein S, Schwab H. Molecular cloning of the full-length cDNA of (S)-hydroxynitrile lyase from Hevea brasiliensis. Functional expression in Escherichia coli and Saccharomyces cerevisiae and identification of an active site residue. J Biol Chem. 1996;271:5884-91 pubmed
    The full-length cDNA of (S)-hydroxynitrile lyase (Hnl) from leaves of Hevea brasiliensis (tropical rubber tree) was cloned by an immunoscreening and sequenced. Hnl from H...
  9. Wagner B, Krebitz M, Buck D, Niggemann B, Yeang H, Han K, et al. Cloning, expression, and characterization of recombinant Hev b 3, a Hevea brasiliensis protein associated with latex allergy in patients with spina bifida. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1999;104:1084-92 pubmed
    ..DNA (cDNA) coding for Hev b 3 was amplified from RNA of fresh latex collected from Malaysian rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis). PCR primers were designed according to sequences of internal peptide fragments of natural (n) Hev b 3...

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  1. Ganglberger E, Radauer C, Wagner S, R ord in G, Beezhold D, Brehler R, et al. Hev b 8, the Hevea brasiliensis latex profilin, is a cross-reactive allergen of latex, plant foods and pollen. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2001;125:216-27 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to clone and express the Hevea brasiliensis latex profilin to investigate its allergological significance and serological cross-reactivities to ..
  2. Chen S, Peng S, Huang G, Wu K, Fu X, Chen Z. Association of decreased expression of a Myb transcription factor with the TPD (tapping panel dryness) syndrome in Hevea brasiliensis. Plant Mol Biol. 2003;51:51-8 pubmed
    TPD (tapping panel dryness) is a complex physiological syndrome widely found in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) plantations, which causes severe yield and crop losses in natural rubber-producing countries...
  3. Rihs H, Dumont B, Rozynek P, Lundberg M, Cremer R, Br ning T, et al. Molecular cloning, purification, and IgE-binding of a recombinant class I chitinase from Hevea brasiliensis leaves (rHev b 11.0102). Allergy. 2003;58:246-51 pubmed
    ..The present study aimed to produce a recombinant latex class I chitinase from Hevea brasiliensis leaves and to study its immunoglobulin (Ig)E-binding reactivity. ..
  4. Asawatreratanakul K, Zhang Y, Wititsuwannakul D, Wititsuwannakul R, Takahashi S, Rattanapittayaporn A, et al. Molecular cloning, expression and characterization of cDNA encoding cis-prenyltransferases from Hevea brasiliensis. A key factor participating in natural rubber biosynthesis. Eur J Biochem. 2003;270:4671-80 pubmed
    Natural rubber from Hevea brasiliensis is a high molecular mass polymer of isoprene units with cis-configuration...
  5. Arif S, Hamilton R, Yusof F, Chew N, Loke Y, Nimkar S, et al. Isolation and characterization of the early nodule-specific protein homologue (Hev b 13), an allergenic lipolytic esterase from Hevea brasiliensis latex. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:23933-41 pubmed publisher
    Recurring reports of a highly allergenic 42-46-kDa protein in Hevea brasiliensis latex appeared to have been resolved with the discovery of a 43-kDa allergenic latex protein that was a homologue to patatin...
  6. Sirinupong N, Suwanmanee P, Doolittle R, Suvachitanont W. Molecular cloning of a new cDNA and expression of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA synthase gene from Hevea brasiliensis. Planta. 2005;221:502-12 pubmed publisher
    3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA synthase (HMGS), EC 4.1.3.5, is an essential enzyme in rubber biosynthesis in Hevea brasiliensis. We have isolated a new cDNA encoding HMGS in H. brasiliensis...
  7. Norton G, Pappusamy A, Yusof F, Pujade Renaud V, Perkins M, Griffiths D, et al. Characterisation of recombinant Hevea brasiliensis allene oxide synthase: effects of cycloxygenase inhibitors, lipoxygenase inhibitors and salicylates on enzyme activity. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2007;45:129-38 pubmed publisher
    ..acid (JA) treatment have been shown to be important factors in controlling laticifer differentiation in Hevea brasiliensis (rubber tree). With the long-term aim of potentially modifying the endogenous levels of JA in H...
  8. Seetang Nun Y, Sharkey T, Suvachittanont W. Molecular cloning and characterization of two cDNAs encoding 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate reductoisomerase from Hevea brasiliensis. J Plant Physiol. 2008;165:991-1002 pubmed publisher
    ..The expression of HbDXR2 in the latex suggests its important role in isoprenoid biosynthesis by substrate molecules, indicating that the MEP pathway may have some indirect roles in the biosynthesis of rubber...
  9. Sando T, Takaoka C, Mukai Y, Yamashita A, Hattori M, Ogasawara N, et al. Cloning and characterization of mevalonate pathway genes in a natural rubber producing plant, Hevea brasiliensis. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2008;72:2049-60 pubmed publisher
    b>Hevea brasiliensis Müll. Arg. is a tree that produces natural rubber, an industrially vital isoprenoid polymer...
  10. Peng S, Zhu J, Li H, Tian W. Cloning and characterization of a novel cysteine protease gene (HbCP1) from Hevea brasiliensis. J Biosci. 2008;33:681-90 pubmed
    The full-length cDNA encoding a cysteine protease,designated HbCP1, was isolated for the first time from Hevea brasiliensis by the rapid amplification of cDNA ends (RACE) method...
  11. Zhang Z, Zhu J, Zhang Q, Cai Y. Molecular characterization of an ethephon-induced Hsp70 involved in high and low-temperature responses in Hevea brasiliensis. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2009;47:954-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study a novel ethephon-induced Hsp gene, designated as HbHsp70, was isolated from Hevea brasiliensis. The HbHsp70 cDNA contained a 1965 bp open reading frame encoding 655 amino acids...
  12. Tungngoen K, Kongsawadworakul P, Viboonjun U, Katsuhara M, Brunel N, Sakr S, et al. Involvement of HbPIP2;1 and HbTIP1;1 aquaporins in ethylene stimulation of latex yield through regulation of water exchanges between inner liber and latex cells in Hevea brasiliensis. Plant Physiol. 2009;151:843-56 pubmed publisher
    Natural rubber is synthesized in specialized articulated cells (laticifers) located in the inner liber of Hevea brasiliensis. Upon bark tapping, the laticifer cytoplasm (latex) is expelled due to liber tissue turgor pressure...
  13. Zhu J, Zhang Q, Wu R, Zhang Z. HbMT2, an ethephon-induced metallothionein gene from Hevea brasiliensis responds to H(2)O(2) stress. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2010;48:710-5 pubmed publisher
    ..a novel ethephon-induced metallothionein gene, designated as HbMT2, was isolated and characterized from Hevea brasiliensis. The HbMT2 cDNA contained a 237 bp open reading frame encoding 78 amino acids and the deduced protein showed ..
  14. Tungngoen K, Viboonjun U, Kongsawadworakul P, Katsuhara M, Julien J, Sakr S, et al. Hormonal treatment of the bark of rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis) increases latex yield through latex dilution in relation with the differential expression of two aquaporin genes. J Plant Physiol. 2011;168:253-62 pubmed publisher
    Natural rubber is synthesized in laticifers in the inner liber of the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). Upon bark tapping, the latex is expelled due to liber turgor pressure...
  15. Zhao Y, Zhou L, Chen Y, Yang S, Tian W. MYC genes with differential responses to tapping, mechanical wounding, ethrel and methyl jasmonate in laticifers of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.). J Plant Physiol. 2011;168:1649-58 pubmed publisher
    ..Two full-length cDNAs, designated HblMYC1 and HblMYC2, were isolated from laticifer cells in Hevea brasiliensis by the method of RACE...
  16. Pootakham W, Chanprasert J, Jomchai N, Sangsrakru D, Yoocha T, Therawattanasuk K, et al. Single nucleotide polymorphism marker development in the rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis (Euphorbiaceae). Am J Bot. 2011;98:e337-8 pubmed publisher
    ..454 sequencing technology in the identification of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers in Hevea brasiliensis. ..
  17. Chye M, Cheung K. beta-1,3-Glucanase is highly-expressed in laticifers of Hevea brasiliensis. Plant Mol Biol. 1995;29:397-402 pubmed
    Clones encoding beta-1,3-glucanase have been isolated from a Hevea cDNA library prepared from the latex of Hevea brasiliensis using a probe Nicotiana plumbaginifolia cDNA encoding beta-1,3-glucanase, gnl...
  18. Oh S, Kang H, Shin D, Yang J, Chow K, Yeang H, et al. Isolation, characterization, and functional analysis of a novel cDNA clone encoding a small rubber particle protein from Hevea brasiliensis. J Biol Chem. 1999;274:17132-8 pubmed
    ..far suggests that rubber synthesis takes place on the surface of rubber particles suspended in the latex of Hevea brasiliensis. We have isolated and characterized a cDNA clone that encodes a protein tightly bound on a small rubber ..
  19. Dusotoit Coucaud A, Brunel N, Kongsawadworakul P, Viboonjun U, Lacointe A, Julien J, et al. Sucrose importation into laticifers of Hevea brasiliensis, in relation to ethylene stimulation of latex production. Ann Bot. 2009;104:635-47 pubmed publisher
    The major economic product of Hevea brasiliensis is a rubber-containing cytoplasm (latex), which flows out of laticifers (latex cells) when the bark is tapped. The latex yield is stimulated by ethylene...
  20. Tang C, Huang D, Yang J, Liu S, Sakr S, Li H, et al. The sucrose transporter HbSUT3 plays an active role in sucrose loading to laticifer and rubber productivity in exploited trees of Hevea brasiliensis (para rubber tree). Plant Cell Environ. 2010;33:1708-20 pubmed publisher
    ..loading in rubber-producing cells (laticifer cells) is essential for retaining rubber productivity in Hevea brasiliensis, but the molecular mechanisms underlying the regulation of this process remain unknown...
  21. Li H, Lu H, Guo D, Tian W, Peng S. Molecular characterization of a thioredoxin h gene (HbTRX1) from Hevea brasiliensis showing differential expression in latex between self-rooting juvenile clones and donor clones. Mol Biol Rep. 2011;38:1989-94 pubmed publisher
    The cDNA code of thioredoxin h, designated as HbTRX1, was isolated from Hevea brasiliensis by rapid amplification of cDNA ends. HbTRX1 contained a 542-bp open reading frame encoding 123 amino acids...
  22. Dusotoit Coucaud A, Porcheron B, Brunel N, Kongsawadworakul P, Franchel J, Viboonjun U, et al. Cloning and characterization of a new polyol transporter (HbPLT2) in Hevea brasiliensis. Plant Cell Physiol. 2010;51:1878-88 pubmed publisher
    ..polyol transporter-specific probes, two full-length cDNAs were isolated, and named HbPLT1 and HbPLT2 (for Hevea brasiliensis polyol transporter 1 and 2, respectively)...
  23. Li H, Qin Y, Xiao X, Tang C. Screening of valid reference genes for real-time RT-PCR data normalization in Hevea brasiliensis and expression validation of a sucrose transporter gene HbSUT3. Plant Sci. 2011;181:132-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, a systematic reference gene screening was performed by RT-qPCR on 22 candidate genes in Hevea brasiliensis. Two ubiquitin-protein ligases (UBC2a and UBC4) were the most stable when all samples were analyzed together...
  24. Khan S, Holding S, Doré P, Sewell C. Pitfalls in the diagnosis of latex allergy. Allergol Int. 2010;59:305-308 pubmed publisher
    ..The appropriate testing strategy for diagnosing latex (Hevea brasiliensis) allergy involves in-vitro specific IgE or skin prick testing...
  25. Wu S, Zhang S, Chao J, Deng X, Chen Y, Shi M, et al. Transcriptome Analysis of the Signalling Networks in Coronatine-Induced Secondary Laticifer Differentiation from Vascular Cambia in Rubber Trees. Sci Rep. 2016;6:36384 pubmed publisher
    The secondary laticifer in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.) is a specific tissue within the secondary phloem. This tissue differentiates from the vascular cambia, and its function is natural rubber biosynthesis and storage...
  26. Li H, Wang Y, Guo D, Tian W, Peng S. Three MADS-box genes of Hevea brasiliensis expressed during somatic embryogenesis and in the laticifer cells. Mol Biol Rep. 2011;38:4045-52 pubmed publisher
    Three MADS-box genes, designated HbMADS1, HbMADS2 and HbMADS3, were isolated from Hevea brasiliensis. HbMADS1, HbMADS2 and HbMADS3 encode polypetides consisting of 245, 217 and 239 amino acids, respectively, containing conserved MADS-box ..
  27. Wang L. Physiological and molecular responses to drought stress in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.). Plant Physiol Biochem. 2014;83:243-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggested that drought stress adaption in rubber tree was governed by energy biosynthesis, antioxidative enzymes, and osmoregulation. ..
  28. Liu J, Xia Z, Tian X, Li Y. Transcriptome sequencing and analysis of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell.) to discover putative genes associated with tapping panel dryness (TPD). BMC Genomics. 2015;16:398 pubmed publisher
    ..in the partial or complete cessation of latex flow thus seriously affect latex production in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis)...
  29. Glushakova A, Kachalkin A, Maksimova I, Chernov I. Yeasts in Hevea brasiliensis Latex. Mikrobiologiia. 2016;85:466-471 pubmed
    Yeast abundance and species diversity in the latex of caoutchouc tree Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex Juss.) M611. Arg., on its green leaves, and in soil below the plant Was studied...
  30. Valdes Franco J, Wang Y, Huo N, Ponciano G, Colvin H, McMahan C, et al. Modular assembly of transposable element arrays by microsatellite targeting in the guayule and rice genomes. BMC Genomics. 2018;19:271 pubmed publisher
    ..Guayule represents an alternative to Hevea brasiliensis as a source for commercial natural rubber...
  31. Dai L, Kang G, Nie Z, Li Y, Zeng R. Comparative proteomic analysis of latex from Hevea brasiliensis treated with Ethrel and methyl jasmonate using iTRAQ-coupled two-dimensional LC-MS/MS. J Proteomics. 2016;132:167-75 pubmed publisher
    Ethrel (ET) is an effective and widely used latex yield stimulant of Hevea brasiliensis (Pará rubber tree), and jasmonate (JA) is a key inducer of laticifer differentiation in this plant...
  32. Berthelot K, Estevez Y, Quiliano M, Baldera Aguayo P, Zimic M, Pribat A, et al. HbIDI, SlIDI and EcIDI: A comparative study of isopentenyl diphosphate isomerase activity and structure. Biochimie. 2016;127:133-43 pubmed publisher
    ..this study, we cloned, expressed and purified the isopentenyl diphosphate isomerases (IDIs) from two plants, Hevea brasiliensis and Solanum lycopersicum, and compared them to the already well characterized Escherichia coli IDI...
  33. Nazarpour F, Abdullah D, Abdullah N, Zamiri R. Evaluation of Biological Pretreatment of Rubberwood with White Rot Fungi for Enzymatic Hydrolysis. Materials (Basel). 2013;6:2059-2073 pubmed publisher
    e effects of biological pretreatment on the rubberwood (Hevea brasiliensis), was evaluated after cultivation of white rot fungi Ceriporiopsis subvermispora, Trametes versicolor, and a mixed culture of C...
  34. Dogra V, Sreenivasulu Y. Cloning and functional characterization of β-1, 3-glucanase gene from Podophyllum hexandrum - a high altitude Himalayan plant. Gene. 2015;554:25-31 pubmed publisher
    ..39. In-silico structure prediction of Ph-glucanase showed homology with that of Hevea brasiliensis (3em5B)...
  35. Li X, Bi Z, Di R, Liang P, He Q, Liu W, et al. Identification of Powdery Mildew Responsive Genes in Hevea brasiliensis through mRNA Differential Display. Int J Mol Sci. 2016;17: pubmed publisher
    ..This study has improved our overall understanding of the molecular mechanisms of rubber tree resistance to powdery mildew. ..
  36. Uthup T, Karumamkandathil R, Ravindran M, Saha T. Heterografting induced DNA methylation polymorphisms in Hevea brasiliensis. Planta. 2018;248:579-589 pubmed publisher
  37. Kanpanon N, Kasemsap P, Thaler P, Kositsup B, Gay F, Lacote R, et al. Carbon isotope composition of latex does not reflect temporal variations of photosynthetic carbon isotope discrimination in rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis). Tree Physiol. 2015;35:1166-75 pubmed publisher
    Latex, the cytoplasm of laticiferous cells localized in the inner bark of rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis Müll. Arg.), is collected by tapping the bark...
  38. Rihs H, Chen Z, Rozynek P, Baur X, Lundberg M, Cremer R. PCR-based cloning, isolation, and IgE-binding properties of recombinant latex profilin (rHev b 8). Allergy. 2000;55:712-7 pubmed
    ..A profilin-specific cDNA encoding the latex profilin from Hevea brasiliensis leaves was synthesized and subcloned, and the rHev b 8 was overexpressed in fusion with the maltose-binding ..
  39. Prabowo W, Darras K, Clough Y, Toledo Hernandez M, Arlettaz R, Mulyani Y, et al. Bird Responses to Lowland Rainforest Conversion in Sumatran Smallholder Landscapes, Indonesia. PLoS ONE. 2016;11:e0154876 pubmed publisher
    ..lowland rainforest has mainly been transformed by smallholders into oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) and rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) monocultures, interspersed with jungle rubber (rubber agroforests) and a few forest remnants...
  40. Miranda M, Borges F, Barros N, Santos Filho N, Mendonca R, Herculano R, et al. Evaluation of peptides release using a natural rubber latex biomembrane as a carrier. Amino Acids. 2018;50:503-511 pubmed publisher
    The biomembrane natural (NRL-Natural Rubber Latex), manipulated from the latex obtained from the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis, has shown great potential for application in biomedicine and biomaterials...
  41. Zhai J, Hao H, Xiao H, Cao Y, Lin X, Huang X. Identification of JAZ-interacting MYC transcription factors involved in latex drainage in Hevea brasiliensis. Sci Rep. 2018;8:909 pubmed publisher
    b>Hevea brasiliensis Müll. Arg. is one of the most frequently wounded plants worldwide. Expelling latex upon mechanical injury is a wound response of rubber trees...
  42. Shone C, Jothi T. Preparation of gasification feedstock from leafy biomass. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016;23:9364-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Teak (Tectona grandis) and rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) leaves are considered for the present study...
  43. Siri Udom S, Suwannarach N, Lumyong S. Applications of volatile compounds acquired from Muscodor heveae against white root rot disease in rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis Müll. Arg.) and relevant allelopathy effects. Fungal Biol. 2017;121:573-581 pubmed publisher
    ..by the process of biofumigation for the purposes of controlling white root rot disease in rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis Müll. Arg.). Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) of M...
  44. Chanroj V, Rattanawong R, Phumichai T, Tangphatsornruang S, Ukoskit K. Genome-wide association mapping of latex yield and girth in Amazonian accessions of Hevea brasiliensis grown in a suboptimal climate zone. Genomics. 2017;109:475-484 pubmed publisher
    ..7-15.7% of the phenotypic variance. The SNPs identified in the study will help to extend understanding, and to support genetic improvement of rubber trees grown in drought-affected regions. ..
  45. Warren Thomas E, Edwards D, Bebber D, Chhang P, Diment A, Evans T, et al. Protecting tropical forests from the rapid expansion of rubber using carbon payments. Nat Commun. 2018;9:911 pubmed publisher
    Expansion of Hevea brasiliensis rubber plantations is a resurgent driver of deforestation, carbon emissions, and biodiversity loss in Southeast Asia...
  46. Zhu J, Xu J, Chang W, Zhang Z. Isolation and molecular characterization of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid synthase genes in Hevea brasiliensis. Int J Mol Sci. 2015;16:4136-49 pubmed publisher
    Ethylene is an important factor that stimulates Hevea brasiliensis to produce natural rubber. 1-Aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid synthase (ACS) is a rate-limiting enzyme in ethylene biosynthesis...
  47. Chao J, Zhang S, Chen Y, Tian W. Cloning, heterologous expression and characterization of ascorbate peroxidase (APX) gene in laticifer cells of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.). Plant Physiol Biochem. 2015;97:331-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, a full-length cDNA encoding an APX, designated HbAPX, was isolated from Hevea brasiliensis by the rapid amplification of cDNA ends (RACE) method...
  48. Berthelot K, Lecomte S, Coulary Salin B, Bentaleb A, Peruch F. Hevea brasiliensis prohevein possesses a conserved C-terminal domain with amyloid-like properties in vitro. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2016;1864:388-99 pubmed publisher
    Prohevein is a wound-induced protein and a main allergen from latex of Hevea brasiliensis (rubber tree)...
  49. An F, Cahill D, Rookes J, Lin W, Kong L. Real-time measurement of phloem turgor pressure in Hevea brasiliensis with a modified cell pressure probe. Bot Stud. 2014;55:19 pubmed publisher
    ..Taking the merits of Hevea brasiliensis, a novel phloem turgor pressure probe based on the state of the art cell pressure probe was developed...
  50. Raulf M. Allergen component analysis as a tool in the diagnosis and management of occupational allergy. Mol Immunol. 2018;100:21-27 pubmed publisher
    ..One exception, however, is natural rubber latex (NRL) from Hevea brasiliensis still remaining an important occupational allergen source...
  51. Arinana -, Tsunoda K, Herliyana E, Hadi Y. Termite-Susceptible Species of Wood for Inclusion as a Reference in Indonesian Standardized Laboratory Testing. Insects. 2012;3:396-401 pubmed publisher
    ..Four candidate species of community woods: Acacia mangium, Hevea brasiliensis, Paraserianthes falcataria and Pinus merkusii were selected for testing their susceptibility to feeding by ..
  52. Khunjan U, Ekchaweng K, Panrat T, Tian M, Churngchow N. Molecular Cloning of HbPR-1 Gene from Rubber Tree, Expression of HbPR-1 Gene in Nicotiana benthamiana and Its Inhibition of Phytophthora palmivora. PLoS ONE. 2016;11:e0157591 pubmed publisher
    ..to present a full-length cDNA (designated HbPR-1) encoding a putative basic HbPR-1 protein from rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) treated with salicylic acid...
  53. Tan D, Hu X, Fu L, Kumpeangkeaw A, Ding Z, Sun X, et al. Comparative morphology and transcriptome analysis reveals distinct functions of the primary and secondary laticifer cells in the rubber tree. Sci Rep. 2017;7:3126 pubmed publisher
    Laticifers are highly specialized cells that synthesize and store natural rubber. Rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.) contain both primary and secondary laticifers...
  54. Chye M, Kush A, Tan C, Chua N. Characterization of cDNA and genomic clones encoding 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase from Hevea brasiliensis. Plant Mol Biol. 1991;16:567-77 pubmed
    b>Hevea brasiliensis is the major producer of natural rubber which is cis-1,4-polyisoprene. The enzyme 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase (HMGR) is involved in the biosynthesis of rubber and other plant products...
  55. Sunderasan E, Bahari A, Arif S, Zainal Z, Hamilton R, Yeang H. Molecular cloning and immunoglobulin E reactivity of a natural rubber latex lecithinase homologue, the major allergenic component of Hev b 4. Clin Exp Allergy. 2005;35:1490-5 pubmed
    ..The IgE epitopes of the Hev b 4 lecithinase homologue reside mainly in its carbohydrate moiety, which also account for the discrepancy between the observed molecular weight of the protein and the value calculated from its cDNA. ..
  56. Liu J, Zhuang Y, Guo X, Li Y. Molecular mechanism of ethylene stimulation of latex yield in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) revealed by de novo sequencing and transcriptome analysis. BMC Genomics. 2016;17:257 pubmed publisher
    Rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) is an important industrial crop cultivated in tropical areas for natural rubber production...
  57. Berthelot K, Peruch F, Lecomte S. Highlights on Hevea brasiliensis (pro)hevein proteins. Biochimie. 2016;127:258-70 pubmed publisher
    Hevein, from Hevea brasiliensis (rubber tree), was identified in 1960. It is the most abundant soluble protein (22%) found in latex. Hevein is formed from a larger protein called prohevein...
  58. Herrmann L, Lesueur D, Bräu L, Davison J, Jairus T, Robain H, et al. Diversity of root-associated arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in a rubber tree plantation chronosequence in Northeast Thailand. Mycorrhiza. 2016;26:863-877 pubmed
    Rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) is of major economic importance in Southeast Asia and for small land holders in Thailand in particular...
  59. Attanyaka D, Kekwick R, Franklin F. Molecular cloning and nucleotide sequencing of the rubber elongation factor gene from Hevea brasiliensis. Plant Mol Biol. 1991;16:1079-81 pubmed
  60. . The electronic plant gene register. Plant Physiol. 1999;120:339-40 pubmed
  61. Qin B, Zheng F, Zhang Y. Molecular cloning and characterization of a Mlo gene in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). J Plant Physiol. 2015;175:78-85 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, a novel Mlo gene from rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis), designated HbMlo1, was cloned by RT-PCR in rubber tree...
  62. Ekchaweng K, Evangelisti E, Schornack S, Tian M, Churngchow N. The plant defense and pathogen counterdefense mediated by Hevea brasiliensis serine protease HbSPA and Phytophthora palmivora extracellular protease inhibitor PpEPI10. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0175795 pubmed publisher
    Rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg) is an important economic crop in Thailand...
  63. Zou Z, Xie G, Yang L. Papain-like cysteine protease encoding genes in rubber (Hevea brasiliensis): comparative genomics, phylogenetic, and transcriptional profiling analysis. Planta. 2017;246:999-1018 pubmed publisher
    ..extensive research in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana, little information is available on rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis), a rubber-producing plant of the Euphorbiaceae family...
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