brassica rapa

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Summary: A plant species cultivated for the seed used as animal feed and as a source of canola cooking oil.

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  1. Li F, Kitashiba H, Inaba K, Nishio T. A Brassica rapa linkage map of EST-based SNP markers for identification of candidate genes controlling flowering time and leaf morphological traits. DNA Res. 2009;16:311-23 pubmed publisher
    ..for varietal differences in flowering time and leaf morphological traits, we constructed a linkage map of Brassica rapa DNA markers including 170 EST-based markers, 12 SSR markers, and 59 BAC sequence-based markers, of which 151 ..
  2. Sundelin T, Jensen D, Lübeck M. Identification of expressed genes during infection of Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis) by Plasmodiophora brassicae. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2011;58:310-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The results also revealed that some of the P. brassicae genes expressed in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa subsp...
  3. Dong X, Kim W, Lim Y, Kim Y, Hur Y. Ogura-CMS in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa ssp. pekinensis) causes delayed expression of many nuclear genes. Plant Sci. 2013;199-200:7-17 pubmed publisher
    We investigated the mechanism regulating cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) in Brassica rapa ssp. pekinensis using floral bud transcriptome analyses of Ogura-CMS Chinese cabbage and its maintainer line in B...
  4. Pino Del Carpio D, Basnet R, De Vos R, Maliepaard C, Paulo M, Bonnema G. Comparative methods for association studies: a case study on metabolite variation in a Brassica rapa core collection. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e19624 pubmed publisher
    ..A core collection of 168 Brassica rapa accessions of different morphotypes and origins was explored to find genetic association between markers and ..
  5. Kim I, Shin S, Kim Y, Kim H, Yoon H. Expression of a glutathione reductase from Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis enhanced cellular redox homeostasis by modulating antioxidant proteins in Escherichia coli. Mol Cells. 2009;28:479-87 pubmed publisher
    ..A recombinant plasmid to overexpress a GR of Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis (BrGR) in E. coli BL21 (DE3) was constructed using an expression vector pKM260...
  6. Yu X, Wang H, Lu Y, de Ruiter M, Cariaso M, Prins M, et al. Identification of conserved and novel microRNAs that are responsive to heat stress in Brassica rapa. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:1025-38 pubmed publisher
    The species Brassica rapa includes various vegetable crops. Production of these vegetable crops is usually impaired by heat stress...
  7. Yoon H, Shin S, Kim Y, Kim I. Glutathione reductase from Brassica rapa affects tolerance and the redox state but not fermentation ability in response to oxidative stress in genetically modified Saccharomyces cerevisiae. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2012;28:1901-15 pubmed publisher
    To determine whether the exogenous expression of glutathione reductase (GR) from Brassica rapa subsp...
  8. Xu X, Xie Q, McClung C. Robust circadian rhythms of gene expression in Brassica rapa tissue culture. Plant Physiol. 2010;153:841-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Accordingly, we have investigated circadian clock function in Brassica rapa. In Arabidopsis, analysis of gene expression in transgenic plants in which luciferase activity is expressed ..
  9. Shin J, Noh Y, Lee Y, Cho Y, Baek N, Choi M, et al. Arvelexin from Brassica rapa suppresses NF-?B-regulated pro-inflammatory gene expression by inhibiting activation of I?B kinase. Br J Pharmacol. 2011;164:145-58 pubmed publisher
    b>Brassica rapa species constitute one of the major sources of food. In the present study, we investigated the anti-inflammatory effects and the underlying molecular mechanism of arvelexin, isolated from B...

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  1. Li X, Chen L, Hong M, Zhang Y, Zu F, Wen J, et al. A large insertion in bHLH transcription factor BrTT8 resulting in yellow seed coat in Brassica rapa. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e44145 pubmed publisher
    ..Our present findings provided with further studies could assist in understanding the molecular mechanism involved in seed coat color formation in Brassica species, which is an important oil yielding quality trait. ..
  2. Wang J, Hou X, Yang X. Identification of conserved microRNAs and their targets in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis). Genome. 2011;54:1029-40 pubmed publisher
    ..However, only 23 miRNAs have been reported from the microRNA database in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis), one of the most widely cultivated vegetables in China and East Asia...
  3. Ramchiary N, Nguyen V, Li X, Hong C, Dhandapani V, Choi S, et al. Genic microsatellite markers in Brassica rapa: development, characterization, mapping, and their utility in other cultivated and wild Brassica relatives. DNA Res. 2011;18:305-20 pubmed publisher
    ..rapa with other related species. ..
  4. Zhao J, Artemyeva A, Del Carpio D, Basnet R, Zhang N, Gao J, et al. Design of a Brassica rapa core collection for association mapping studies. Genome. 2010;53:884-98 pubmed publisher
    A Brassica rapa collection of 239 accessions, based on two core collections representing different morphotypes from different geographical origins, is presented and its use for association mapping is illustrated for flowering time...
  5. Dubousset L, Etienne P, Avice J. Is the remobilization of S and N reserves for seed filling of winter oilseed rape modulated by sulphate restrictions occurring at different growth stages?. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:4313-24 pubmed publisher
    ..2% of the remobilized S) associated with an efficient foliar S mobilization (with minimal residual S concentrations of 0.1-0.2% dry matter) was observed under LS(70) treatment, which did not affect yield components. ..
  6. Iniguez Luy F, Lukens L, Farnham M, Amasino R, Osborn T. Development of public immortal mapping populations, molecular markers and linkage maps for rapid cycling Brassica rapa and B. oleracea. Theor Appl Genet. 2009;120:31-43 pubmed publisher
    ..immortal mapping populations of rapid cycling, self-compatible lines, molecular markers, and linkage maps for Brassica rapa and B. oleracea and make the data and germplasm available to the Brassica research community. The B...
  7. Jenner C, Nellist C, Barker G, Walsh J. Turnip mosaic virus (TuMV) is able to use alleles of both eIF4E and eIF(iso)4E from multiple loci of the diploid Brassica rapa. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2010;23:1498-505 pubmed publisher
    ..eIF(iso)4E have been identified and sequenced from a Turnip mosaic virus (TuMV)-susceptible, inbred, diploid Brassica rapa line, R-o-18. One of the copies of eIF4E lacked exons 2 and 3 and appeared to be a pseudogene...
  8. Pradhan A, Nelson M, Plummer J, Cowling W, Yan G. Characterization of Brassica nigra collections using simple sequence repeat markers reveals distinct groups associated with geographical location, and frequent mislabelling of species identity. Genome. 2011;54:50-63 pubmed publisher
    ..accessions possessed alleles associated more closely with the A genome than the B genome, and these may be Brassica rapa L. accessions. One B. nigra accession had B- and C-genome alleles and morphology consistent with it being B...
  9. Isokawa S, Osaka M, Shirasawa A, Kikuta R, Komatsu S, Horisaki A, et al. Novel self-compatible lines of Brassica rapa L. isolated from the Japanese bulk-populations. Genes Genet Syst. 2010;85:87-96 pubmed
    ..Thus, the SC lines selected here have mutations in novel factors of the SI signaling cascade, and they will contribute to fill pieces in a signal transduction pathway of the SI system in Brassicaceae. ..
  10. Wang X, Wang H, Sun R, Wu J, Liu S, Bai Y, et al. The genome of the mesopolyploid crop species Brassica rapa. Nat Genet. 2011;43:1035-9 pubmed publisher
    We report the annotation and analysis of the draft genome sequence of Brassica rapa accession Chiifu-401-42, a Chinese cabbage. We modeled 41,174 protein coding genes in the B. rapa genome, which has undergone genome triplication...
  11. Yu J, Lee G, Kim J, Shim E, Park Y. An insertional mutagenesis system for analyzing the Chinese cabbage genome using Agrobacterium T-DNA. Mol Cells. 2010;29:267-75 pubmed publisher
    ..we applied insertional mutagenesis using Agrobacterium transfer DNA to functionally characterize the gene of Brassica rapa L. ssp. pekinensis...
  12. Xiong Z, Kim J, Pires J. Integration of genetic, physical, and cytogenetic maps for Brassica rapa chromosome A7. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2010;129:190-8 pubmed publisher
    Bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) contigs have been genetically mapped to the 10 linkage groups of Brassica rapa by BAC end sequences (BES)...
  13. Abe H, Narusaka Y, Sasaki I, Hatakeyama K, Shin I S, Narusaka M, et al. Development of full-length cDNAs from Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa Subsp. pekinensis) and identification of marker genes for defence response. DNA Res. 2011;18:277-89 pubmed publisher
    ..Among these projects, research on Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis) started early because of strong interest in this species...
  14. Wang H, Wu J, Sun S, Liu B, Cheng F, Sun R, et al. Glucosinolate biosynthetic genes in Brassica rapa. Gene. 2011;487:135-42 pubmed publisher
    ..In order to elucidate the glucosinolate biosynthetic pathway in Brassica rapa, we conducted comparative genomic analyses of Arabidopsis thaliana and B. rapa on a genome-wide level...
  15. Kebede B, Cheema K, Greenshields D, Li C, Selvaraj G, Rahman H. Construction of genetic linkage map and mapping of QTL for seed color in Brassica rapa. Genome. 2012;55:813-23 pubmed publisher
    A genetic linkage map of Brassica rapa L. was constructed using recombinant inbred lines (RILs) derived from a cross between yellow-seeded cultivar Sampad and a yellowish brown seeded inbred line 3-0026.027...
  16. Fu D, Wei L, Xiao M, Hayward A. New insights into helitron transposable elements in the mesopolyploid species Brassica rapa. Gene. 2013;532:236-45 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Brassica rapa is a mesopolyploid species and one of the most important vegetable and oil crops globally...
  17. Pino Del Carpio D, Basnet R, De Vos R, Maliepaard C, Visser R, Bonnema G. The patterns of population differentiation in a Brassica rapa core collection. Theor Appl Genet. 2011;122:1105-18 pubmed publisher
    ..For our study we selected 168 accessions representing the different morphotypes and geographic origins of Brassica rapa. Metabolite profiling was performed on all plants of this collection in the youngest expanded leaves, 5 weeks ..
  18. Mao S, Han Y, Wu X, An T, Tang J, Shen J, et al. Comparative genomic in situ hybridization (cGISH) analysis of the genomic relationships among Sinapis arvensis, Brassica rapa and Brassica nigra. Hereditas. 2012;149:86-90 pubmed publisher
    ..metaphase chromosomes of Brassica nigra (BB genome), and the metaphase chromosomes and interphase nucleus of Brassica rapa (AA genome) by comparative genomic in situ hybridization (cGISH). As a result, every chromosome of B...
  19. Amoah S, Kurup S, Rodriguez Lopez C, Welham S, Powers S, Hopkins C, et al. A hypomethylated population of Brassica rapa for forward and reverse epi-genetics. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:193 pubmed publisher
    ..Targeted chemical intervention using 5-AzaC has advantages over transgenic or mutant modulation of methyltransferases, allowing stochastic generation of epialleles across the genome...
  20. Hatakeyama K, Horisaki A, Niikura S, Narusaka Y, Abe H, Yoshiaki H, et al. Mapping of quantitative trait loci for high level of self-incompatibility in Brassica rapa L. Genome. 2010;53:257-65 pubmed publisher
    ..We constructed a detailed linkage map of Brassica rapa from the F2 progeny, consisting of SSR, SNP, indel, and CAPS loci segregating into 10 linkage groups covering ..
  21. Rose C, Millwood R, Moon H, Rao M, Halfhill M, Raymer P, et al. Genetic load and transgenic mitigating genes in transgenic Brassica rapa (field mustard) x Brassica napus (oilseed rape) hybrid populations. BMC Biotechnol. 2009;9:93 pubmed publisher
    One theoretical explanation for the relatively poor performance of Brassica rapa (weed) x Brassica napus (crop) transgenic hybrids suggests that hybridization imparts a negative genetic load...
  22. Kugimiya S, Shimoda T, Tabata J, Takabayashi J. Present or past herbivory: a screening of volatiles released from Brassica rapa under caterpillar attacks as attractants for the solitary parasitoid, Cotesia vestalis. J Chem Ecol. 2010;36:620-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the flight response of female parasitoids to the cruciferous plant Brassica rapa, using two-choice tests under laboratory conditions...
  23. Zhao J, Kulkarni V, Liu N, Del Carpio D, Bucher J, Bonnema G. BrFLC2 (FLOWERING LOCUS C) as a candidate gene for a vernalization response QTL in Brassica rapa. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:1817-25 pubmed publisher
    Flowering time is an important agronomic trait, and wide variation exists among Brassica rapa. In Arabidopsis, FLOWERING LOCUS C (FLC) plays an important role in modulating flowering time and the response to vernalization...
  24. Mun J, Yu H, Shin J, Oh M, Hwang H, CHUNG H. Auxin response factor gene family in Brassica rapa: genomic organization, divergence, expression, and evolution. Mol Genet Genomics. 2012;287:765-84 pubmed
    Completion of the sequencing of the Brassica rapa genome enabled us to undertake a genome-wide identification and functional study of the gene families related to the morphological diversity and agronomic traits of Brassica crops...
  25. Ahmed N, Park J, Jung H, Kang K, Hur Y, Lim Y, et al. Molecular characterization of stress resistance-related chitinase genes of Brassica rapa. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2012;58:106-15 pubmed publisher
    ..We collected 30 chitinase like genes, three from our full-length cDNA library of Brassica rapa cv. Osome and 27 from Brassica databases...
  26. Jiang C, Ramchiary N, Ma Y, Jin M, Feng J, Li R, et al. Structural and functional comparative mapping between the Brassica A genomes in allotetraploid Brassica napus and diploid Brassica rapa. Theor Appl Genet. 2011;123:927-41 pubmed publisher
    ..rapa and B. napus are mostly functionally conserved, but caution will be necessary in applying the full sequence data from B. rapa to the B. napus as a result of genomic rearrangements in the A genome between the two species...
  27. Yu X, Wang H, Zhong W, Bai J, Liu P, He Y. QTL mapping of leafy heads by genome resequencing in the RIL population of Brassica rapa. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e76059 pubmed publisher
    ..These QTLs provide the foundation for study of genetic basis of leafy heads and the other complex traits. ..
  28. Zhang X, Zhang Z, Li J, Wu L, Guo J, Ouyang L, et al. Correlation of leaf senescence and gene expression/activities of chlorophyll degradation enzymes in harvested Chinese flowering cabbage (Brassica rapa var. parachinensis). J Plant Physiol. 2011;168:2081-7 pubmed publisher
  29. Wang X, Zhang C, Li L, Fritsche S, Endrigkeit J, Zhang W, et al. Unraveling the genetic basis of seed tocopherol content and composition in rapeseed (Brassica napus L.). PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e50038 pubmed publisher
    ..This project was carried out to dissect the genetic basis of seed tocopherol content and composition in rapeseed through quantitative trait loci (QTL) detection, genome-wide association analysis, and homologous gene mapping...
  30. Aono M, Wakiyama S, Nagatsu M, Kaneko Y, Nishizawa T, Nakajima N, et al. Seeds of a possible natural hybrid between herbicide-resistant Brassica napus and Brassica rapa detected on a riverbank in Japan. GM Crops. 2011;2:201-10 pubmed publisher
    ..This observation strongly suggests the occurrence of hybridization between herbicide-resistant B. napus and escaped B. rapa and the probability of introgression of a herbicide-resistance gene into related escaped species...
  31. Kim B, Yu H, Park S, Shin J, Oh M, Kim N, et al. Identification and profiling of novel microRNAs in the Brassica rapa genome based on small RNA deep sequencing. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:218 pubmed publisher
    ..The recent sequencing of the Brassica rapa genome enables us to identify miRNAs and their putative target genes...
  32. Wang F, Li L, Liu L, Li H, Zhang Y, Yao Y, et al. High-throughput sequencing discovery of conserved and novel microRNAs in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa L. ssp. pekinensis). Mol Genet Genomics. 2012;287:555-63 pubmed publisher
    ..To identify novel and conserved miRNAs in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa L. ssp. pekinensis) we constructed a small RNA library...
  33. Ueno H, Matsumoto E, Aruga D, Kitagawa S, Matsumura H, Hayashida N. Molecular characterization of the CRa gene conferring clubroot resistance in Brassica rapa. Plant Mol Biol. 2012;80:621-9 pubmed publisher
    ..affecting Brassicaceae crops, and a number of these crops grown commercially, such as Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa L. ssp. pekinensis), are known to be highly susceptible to clubroot disease...
  34. Edwards C, Ewers B, Williams D, Xie Q, Lou P, Xu X, et al. The genetic architecture of ecophysiological and circadian traits in Brassica rapa. Genetics. 2011;189:375-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Using recombinant inbred lines of Brassica rapa, we examined the quantitative-genetic architecture of ecophysiological and phenological traits and tested ..
  35. Auger B, Baron C, Lucas M, Vautrin S, Berg s H, Chalhoub B, et al. Brassica orthologs from BANYULS belong to a small multigene family, which is involved in procyanidin accumulation in the seed. Planta. 2009;230:1167-83 pubmed publisher
    ..napus as well as in the related species Brassica rapa and Brassica oleracea. B...
  36. Jung J, Kim H, Go Y, Lee S, Hur C, Kim H, et al. Identification of functional BrFAD2-1 gene encoding microsomal delta-12 fatty acid desaturase from Brassica rapa and development of Brassica napus containing high oleic acid contents. Plant Cell Rep. 2011;30:1881-92 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, two FAD2 genes were identified through genome-wide analysis of Brassica rapa. One BrFAD2-1 gene harbors functional sequence information, but another BrFAD2-2 gene has mutations that ..
  37. Hammond J, Mayes S, Bowen H, Graham N, Hayden R, Love C, et al. Regulatory hotspots are associated with plant gene expression under varying soil phosphorus supply in Brassica rapa. Plant Physiol. 2011;156:1230-41 pubmed publisher
    ..trans-eQTL hotspots occurred on chromosomes A06 and A01 within Brassica rapa; these were enriched with P metabolism-related Gene Ontology terms (A06) as well as chloroplast- and ..
  38. Mun J, Kwon S, Yang T, Seol Y, Jin M, Kim J, et al. Genome-wide comparative analysis of the Brassica rapa gene space reveals genome shrinkage and differential loss of duplicated genes after whole genome triplication. Genome Biol. 2009;10:R111 pubmed publisher
    b>Brassica rapa is one of the most economically important vegetable crops worldwide. Owing to its agronomic importance and phylogenetic position, B. rapa provides a crucial reference to understand polyploidy-related crop genome evolution...
  39. Oshima M, Kikuchi R, Imamura J, Handa H. Origin of the CMS gene locus in rapeseed cybrid mitochondria: active and inactive recombination produces the complex CMS gene region in the mitochondrial genomes of Brassicaceae. Genes Genet Syst. 2010;85:311-8 pubmed
    ..We report results indicating that recombination events within the mitochondrial genomes are regulated at the level of specific repeat sequences depending on the cellular environment...
  40. Tong C, Wang X, Yu J, Wu J, Li W, Huang J, et al. Comprehensive analysis of RNA-seq data reveals the complexity of the transcriptome in Brassica rapa. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:689 pubmed publisher
    The species Brassica rapa (2n=20, AA) is an important vegetable and oilseed crop, and serves as an excellent model for genomic and evolutionary research in Brassica species. With the availability of whole genome sequence of B...
  41. Park Y, Choi C, Park E, Kim H, Park H, Bae S, et al. Over-expression of rice leucine-rich repeat protein results in activation of defense response, thereby enhancing resistance to bacterial soft rot in Chinese cabbage. Plant Cell Rep. 2012;31:1845-50 pubmed publisher
    ..expression of defense-associated genes in transgenic lines over-expressing OsLRP, two different glucanases and Brassica rapa polygalacturonase inhibiting protein 2, PDF1 were constitutively activated in transgenic lines compared to non-..
  42. Mun J, Yu H, Park S, Park B. Genome-wide identification of NBS-encoding resistance genes in Brassica rapa. Mol Genet Genomics. 2009;282:617-31 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we used the genome sequence of Brassica rapa to identify NBS-encoding genes in the Brassica genome...
  43. Park S, Yu H, Mun J, Lee S. Genome-wide discovery of DNA polymorphism in Brassica rapa. Mol Genet Genomics. 2010;283:135-45 pubmed publisher
    ..The ongoing Brassica rapa genome sequencing project has generated vast amounts of sequence data useful in genetic research...
  44. Xiao D, Zhao J, Hou X, Basnet R, Carpio D, Zhang N, et al. The Brassica rapa FLC homologue FLC2 is a key regulator of flowering time, identified through transcriptional co-expression networks. J Exp Bot. 2013;64:4503-16 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Brassica rapa represents a very close relative, with its triplicated genome, with subgenomes having evolved by genome ..
  45. Edwards C, Weinig C. The quantitative-genetic and QTL architecture of trait integration and modularity in Brassica rapa across simulated seasonal settings. Heredity (Edinb). 2011;106:661-77 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we investigated patterns of trait integration and modularity in Brassica rapa in response to three simulated seasonal temperature/photoperiod conditions...
  46. Mun J, Kwon S, Seol Y, Kim J, Jin M, Kim J, et al. Sequence and structure of Brassica rapa chromosome A3. Genome Biol. 2010;11:R94 pubmed publisher
    The species Brassica rapa includes important vegetable and oil crops...
  47. Sasaki T, Fujimoto R, Kishitani S, Nishio T. Analysis of target sequences of DDM1s in Brassica rapa by MSAP. Plant Cell Rep. 2011;30:81-8 pubmed publisher
    ..in some agricultural traits, there has been relatively little research on epigenetic modifications of genes in Brassica rapa, which includes many important vegetables. In B...
  48. Li X, Ramchiary N, Choi S, Van Nguyen D, Hossain M, Yang H, et al. Development of a high density integrated reference genetic linkage map for the multinational Brassica rapa Genome Sequencing Project. Genome. 2010;53:939-47 pubmed publisher
    We constructed a high-density Brassica rapa integrated linkage map by combining a reference genetic map of 78 doubled haploid lines derived from Chiifu-401-42 × Kenshin (CKDH) and a new map of 190 F2 lines derived from Chiifu-401-42 ×..
  49. Schreiner M, Krumbein A, Knorr D, Smetanska I. Enhanced glucosinolates in root exudates of Brassica rapa ssp. rapa mediated by salicylic acid and methyl jasmonate. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:1400-5 pubmed publisher
    ..methyl jasmonate (MJ) inducing a targeted rhizosecretion of high levels of anticarcinogenic glucosinolates in Brassica rapa ssp. rapa plants were conducted...
  50. Lou P, Xie Q, Xu X, Edwards C, Brock M, Weinig C, et al. Genetic architecture of the circadian clock and flowering time in Brassica rapa. Theor Appl Genet. 2011;123:397-409 pubmed publisher
    ..Accordingly, we have extended our studies to the close Arabidopsis relative and crop species, Brassica rapa. We have investigated natural variation in circadian function and flowering time among multiple B...
  51. Cheng F, Mandáková T, Wu J, Xie Q, Lysak M, Wang X. Deciphering the diploid ancestral genome of the Mesohexaploid Brassica rapa. Plant Cell. 2013;25:1541-54 pubmed publisher
    ..The availability of several crucifer genome sequences, especially that of Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa), enables study of the evolution of the mesohexaploid Brassica genomes from their diploid progenitors...
  52. Kapoor R, Banga S, Banga S. A microsatellite (SSR) based linkage map of Brassica rapa. N Biotechnol. 2009;26:239-43 pubmed publisher
    In the present study we describe the construction of a genetic linkage map for the Brassica rapa (AA) genome that will act as a key resource in undertaking future structural and functional genomic studies in B. rapa...
  53. Dong X, Feng H, Xu M, Lee J, Kim Y, Lim Y, et al. Comprehensive analysis of genic male sterility-related genes in Brassica rapa using a newly developed Br300K oligomeric chip. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e72178 pubmed publisher
    ..All data suggest that Chinese cabbage GMS might be controlled by genes acting in post-meiotic tapetal development that are different from those known to be associated with Arabidopsis male sterility. ..
  54. Hiroi K, Sone M, Sakazono S, Osaka M, Masuko Suzuki H, Matsuda T, et al. Time-lapse imaging of self- and cross-pollinations in Brassica rapa. Ann Bot. 2013;112:115-22 pubmed publisher
    ..This study therefore focuses on a morphological characterization of pollination, using time-series image analysis of self- and cross-pollinations in Brassica rapa.
  55. Xiao L, Zhao Z, Du D, Yao Y, Xu L, Tang G. Genetic characterization and fine mapping of a yellow-seeded gene in Dahuang (a Brassica rapa landrace). Theor Appl Genet. 2012;124:903-9 pubmed publisher
    The development of yellow-seeded cultivars in Brassica rapa (B. rapa) would improve the quality and quantity of available oil...
  56. Dhandapani V, Ramchiary N, Paul P, Kim J, Choi S, Lee J, et al. Identification of potential microRNAs and their targets in Brassica rapa L. Mol Cells. 2011;32:21-37 pubmed publisher
    ..Although many miRNAs are identified and validated in many plant species, they remain largely unknown in Brassica rapa (AA 2n =, 20). B...
  57. Stephenson P, Baker D, Girin T, Perez A, Amoah S, King G, et al. A rich TILLING resource for studying gene function in Brassica rapa. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:62 pubmed publisher
    ..rapa. Moreover, the ongoing sequencing of the B. rapa genome makes this species a highly attractive model for Brassica research and genetic resource development...
  58. Wu P, Shao Z, Wu X, Wang Q, Wang B, Chen J, et al. Loss/retention and evolution of NBS-encoding genes upon whole genome triplication of Brassica rapa. Gene. 2014;540:54-61 pubmed publisher
    ..thaliana as a reference, we examined the loss/retention of orthologous NBS-encoding loci in the tripled Brassica rapa genome and discovered differential loss/retention frequencies...
  59. Ríos J, Lochlainn S, Devonshire J, Graham N, Hammond J, King G, et al. Distribution of calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg) in the leaves of Brassica rapa under varying exogenous Ca and Mg supply. Ann Bot. 2012;109:1081-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the internal distribution of Ca and Mg in the leaves of a vegetable Brassica and to determine the effects of altered exogenous Ca and Mg supply on this distribution...
  60. Trick M, Kwon S, Choi S, Fraser F, Soumpourou E, Drou N, et al. Complexity of genome evolution by segmental rearrangement in Brassica rapa revealed by sequence-level analysis. BMC Genomics. 2009;10:539 pubmed publisher
    ..Previous studies have led to a proposed structure for an ancestral karyotype and models for the evolution of the B. rapa genome by triplication and segmental rearrangement, but these have not been validated at the sequence level...
  61. Zhou R, Moshgabadi N, Adams K. Extensive changes to alternative splicing patterns following allopolyploidy in natural and resynthesized polyploids. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:16122-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings indicate that AS patterns can change rapidly after polyploidy, that many genes are affected, and that AS changes are an important component of the transcriptome shock experienced by new allopolyploids...
  62. Zou J, Fu D, Gong H, Qian W, Xia W, Pires J, et al. De novo genetic variation associated with retrotransposon activation, genomic rearrangements and trait variation in a recombinant inbred line population of Brassica napus derived from interspecific hybridization with Brassica rapa. Plant J. 2011;68:212-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Partial substitution of the AA subgenome in Brassica napus (A(n) A(n) C(n) C(n) ) with the Brassica rapa (A(r) A(r) ) genome by two rounds of interspecific hybridization resulted in a new introgressed type of B...
  63. Lou P, Wu J, Cheng F, Cressman L, Wang X, McClung C. Preferential retention of circadian clock genes during diploidization following whole genome triplication in Brassica rapa. Plant Cell. 2012;24:2415-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, we extend our study of the plant circadian clock to Brassica rapa, an agricultural crop. Since its separation from Arabidopsis, B...
  64. Wang L, Yu X, Wang H, Lu Y, de Ruiter M, Prins M, et al. A novel class of heat-responsive small RNAs derived from the chloroplast genome of Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa). BMC Genomics. 2011;12:289 pubmed publisher
  65. Wang Y, Sun S, Liu B, Wang H, Deng J, Liao Y, et al. A sequence-based genetic linkage map as a reference for Brassica rapa pseudochromosome assembly. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:239 pubmed publisher
    b>Brassica rapa is an economically important crop and a model plant for studies concerning polyploidization and the evolution of extreme morphology. The multinational B. rapa Genome Sequencing Project (BrGSP) was launched in 2003...
  66. Francisco M, Cartea M, Soengas P, Velasco P. Effect of genotype and environmental conditions on health-promoting compounds in Brassica rapa. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:2421-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Identification of genotypes with enhanced and stable levels of these compounds would provide a value-added opportunity for marketing this crop with superior health promotion to consumers...
  67. Balesdent M, Fudal I, Ollivier B, Bally P, Grandaubert J, Eber F, et al. The dispensable chromosome of Leptosphaeria maculans shelters an effector gene conferring avirulence towards Brassica rapa. New Phytol. 2013;198:887-98 pubmed publisher
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