thlaspi

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family BRASSICACEAE that is grown in rock gardens. T. arvense is grown for its large, round ornamental seed pods. The common name of pennycress usually refers to this genus but may also refer to the genus Microthlaspi.

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  1. Rigola D, Fiers M, Vurro E, Aarts M. The heavy metal hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens expresses many species-specific genes, as identified by comparative expressed sequence tag analysis. New Phytol. 2006;170:753-65 pubmed
    b>Thlaspi caerulescens is a natural zinc (Zn), cadmium (Cd) and nickel (Ni) hyperaccumulator and an emerging plant model species to study heavy metal hyperaccumulation and tolerance...
  2. Tuomainen M, Nunan N, Lehesranta S, Tervahauta A, Hassinen V, Schat H, et al. Multivariate analysis of protein profiles of metal hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens accessions. Proteomics. 2006;6:3696-706 pubmed
    b>Thlaspi caerulescens is increasingly acknowledged as one of the best models for studying metal hyperaccumulation in plants...
  3. Gustin J, Loureiro M, Kim D, Na G, Tikhonova M, Salt D. MTP1-dependent Zn sequestration into shoot vacuoles suggests dual roles in Zn tolerance and accumulation in Zn-hyperaccumulating plants. Plant J. 2009;57:1116-27 pubmed publisher
    The integral membrane protein Thlaspi goesingense metal tolerance protein 1 (TgMTP1) has been suggested to play an important role in Zn hyperaccumulation in T. goesingense...
  4. Liu G, Zhang Y, Chai T. Phytochelatin synthase of Thlaspi caerulescens enhanced tolerance and accumulation of heavy metals when expressed in yeast and tobacco. Plant Cell Rep. 2011;30:1067-76 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we isolated the PCS gene TcPCS1 from the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. Overexpression of TcPCS1 enhanced PC production in tobacco...
  5. Callahan D, Kolev S, O Hair R, Salt D, Baker A. Relationships of nicotianamine and other amino acids with nickel, zinc and iron in Thlaspi hyperaccumulators. New Phytol. 2007;176:836-48 pubmed
    ..in response to higher Ni concentrations in the hydroponic solution supplied to a serpentine population of Thlaspi caerulescens...
  6. Na G, Salt D. Differential regulation of serine acetyltransferase is involved in nickel hyperaccumulation in Thlaspi goesingense. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:40423-32 pubmed publisher
    When growing in its native habitat, Thlaspi goesingense can hyperaccumulate 1.2% of its shoot dry weight as nickel...
  7. van de Mortel J, Schat H, Moerland P, Ver Loren van Themaat E, van der Ent S, Blankestijn H, et al. Expression differences for genes involved in lignin, glutathione and sulphate metabolism in response to cadmium in Arabidopsis thaliana and the related Zn/Cd-hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. Plant Cell Environ. 2008;31:301-24 pubmed
    ..Transcript profiles of roots of Arabidopsis thaliana (Arabidopsis) and Thlaspi caerulescens plants exposed to Cd and zinc (Zn) are examined, with the main aim to determine the differences in ..
  8. Küpper H, Parameswaran A, Leitenmaier B, Trtílek M, Setlík I. Cadmium-induced inhibition of photosynthesis and long-term acclimation to cadmium stress in the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. New Phytol. 2007;175:655-74 pubmed
    ..to heavy metal-induced stress is crucial for phytoremediation and was investigated using the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens and the nonaccumulators T. fendleri and T. ochroleucum...
  9. Jiménez Ambriz G, Petit C, Bourrié I, Dubois S, Olivieri I, Ronce O. Life history variation in the heavy metal tolerant plant Thlaspi caerulescens growing in a network of contaminated and noncontaminated sites in southern France: role of gene flow, selection and phenotypic plasticity. New Phytol. 2007;173:199-215 pubmed
    ..in a set of neighbouring metallicolous and nonmetallicolous populations of the heavy metal tolerant plant Thlaspi caerulescens...

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  1. Meyer C, Peisker D, Courbot M, Craciun A, Cazalé A, Desgain D, et al. Isolation and characterization of Arabidopsis halleri and Thlaspi caerulescens phytochelatin synthases. Planta. 2011;234:83-95 pubmed publisher
    ..screens in two yeast species to identify genes expressed by two Cd hyperaccumulators (Arabidopsis halleri and Thlaspi caerulescens) and involved in cellular Cd tolerance...
  2. Cosio C, DeSantis L, Frey B, Diallo S, Keller C. Distribution of cadmium in leaves of Thlaspi caerulescens. J Exp Bot. 2005;56:765-75 pubmed
    ..distribution of Cd in leaves is necessary in order to understand the mechanisms of hyperaccumulation in Thlaspi caerulescens...
  3. Molitor M, Dechamps C, Gruber W, Meerts P. Thlaspi caerulescens on nonmetalliferous soil in Luxembourg: ecological niche and genetic variation in mineral element composition. New Phytol. 2005;165:503-12 pubmed
    Forty-seven populations of Thlaspi caerulescens in Luxembourg were characterised for population size, soil mineral element composition and other habitat characteristics...
  4. Assunção A, Pieper B, Vromans J, Lindhout P, Aarts M, Schat H. Construction of a genetic linkage map of Thlaspi caerulescens and quantitative trait loci analysis of zinc accumulation. New Phytol. 2006;170:21-32 pubmed
    Zinc (Zn) hyperaccumulation seems to be a constitutive species-level trait in Thlaspi caerulescens...
  5. Milner M, Kochian L. Investigating heavy-metal hyperaccumulation using Thlaspi caerulescens as a model system. Ann Bot. 2008;102:3-13 pubmed publisher
    ..One such hyperaccumulator, Thlaspi caerulescens, has been widely studied for its remarkable properties to tolerate toxic levels of zinc (Zn), ..
  6. Sharma N, Cram D, Huebert T, Zhou N, Parkin I. Exploiting the wild crucifer Thlaspi arvense to identify conserved and novel genes expressed during a plant's response to cold stress. Plant Mol Biol. 2007;63:171-84 pubmed
    b>Thlaspi arvense, a wild species from the Brassicaceae family, was shown to have a higher level of freezing tolerance than either of its close relatives, the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana or the crop Brassica napus (canola)...
  7. Besnard G, Basic N, Christin P, Savova Bianchi D, Galland N. Thlaspi caerulescens (Brassicaceae) population genetics in western Switzerland: is the genetic structure affected by natural variation of soil heavy metal concentrations?. New Phytol. 2009;181:974-84 pubmed publisher
    b>Thlaspi caerulescens (Brassicaceae) is a promising plant model with which to study heavy metal hyperaccumulation...
  8. Hassinen V, Tervahauta A, Halimaa P, Plessl M, Peräniemi S, Schat H, et al. Isolation of Zn-responsive genes from two accessions of the hyperaccumulator plant Thlaspi caerulescens. Planta. 2007;225:977-89 pubmed
    ..with different metal tolerance, uptake and root-to-shoot transport are known for the metal hyperaccumulator plant Thlaspi caerulescens...
  9. Hassinen V, Tuomainen M, Peräniemi S, Schat H, Karenlampi S, Tervahauta A. Metallothioneins 2 and 3 contribute to the metal-adapted phenotype but are not directly linked to Zn accumulation in the metal hyperaccumulator, Thlaspi caerulescens. J Exp Bot. 2009;60:187-96 pubmed publisher
    ..analysed in three accessions and 15 F(3) families of two inter-accession crosses of the Cd/Zn hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens, with different degrees of Zn accumulation...
  10. Zhou N, Robinson S, Huebert T, Bate N, Parkin I. Comparative genome organization reveals a single copy of CBF in the freezing tolerant crucifer Thlaspi arvense. Plant Mol Biol. 2007;65:693-705 pubmed
    The weedy crucifer species Thlaspi arvense has the ability to acclimate to lower temperatures than Arabidopsis thaliana and the related crop species, Brassica napus...
  11. Küpper H, Mijovilovich A, Meyer Klaucke W, Kroneck P. Tissue- and age-dependent differences in the complexation of cadmium and zinc in the cadmium/zinc hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens (Ganges ecotype) revealed by x-ray absorption spectroscopy. Plant Physiol. 2004;134:748-57 pubmed
    ..structure measurements were performed on frozen hydrated samples of the cadmium (Cd)/zinc (Zn) hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens (Ganges ecotype) after 6 months of Zn(2+) treatment with and without addition of Cd(2+)...
  12. Idris R, Trifonova R, Puschenreiter M, Wenzel W, Sessitsch A. Bacterial communities associated with flowering plants of the Ni hyperaccumulator Thlaspi goesingense. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004;70:2667-77 pubmed
    b>Thlaspi goesingense is able to hyperaccumulate extremely high concentrations of Ni when grown in ultramafic soils...
  13. Kuchernig J, Backenköhler A, Lübbecke M, Burow M, Wittstock U. A thiocyanate-forming protein generates multiple products upon allylglucosinolate breakdown in Thlaspi arvense. Phytochemistry. 2011;72:1699-709 pubmed publisher
    ..on cDNA cloning, heterologous expression and characterization of TaTFP, a thiocyanate-forming protein (TFP) from Thlaspi arvense L...
  14. Keller C, Hammer D. Metal availability and soil toxicity after repeated croppings of Thlaspi caerulescens in metal contaminated soils. Environ Pollut. 2004;131:243-54 pubmed
    ..and without Fe amendment and an acidic soil, we performed a pot experiment with three successive croppings of Thlaspi caerulescens followed by 3 months without plant and 7 weeks with lettuce...
  15. Xing J, Jiang R, Ueno D, Ma J, Schat H, McGrath S, et al. Variation in root-to-shoot translocation of cadmium and zinc among different accessions of the hyperaccumulators Thlaspi caerulescens and Thlaspi praecox. New Phytol. 2008;178:315-25 pubmed publisher
    Efficient root-to-shoot translocation is a key trait of the zinc/cadmium hyperaccumulators Thlaspi caerulescens and Thlaspi praecox, but the extent of variation among different accessions and the underlying mechanisms remain unclear...
  16. Freeman J, Persans M, Nieman K, Salt D. Nickel and cobalt resistance engineered in Escherichia coli by overexpression of serine acetyltransferase from the nickel hyperaccumulator plant Thlaspi goesingense. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:8627-33 pubmed
    The overexpression of serine acetyltransferase from the Ni-hyperaccumulating plant Thlaspi goesingense causes enhanced nickel and cobalt resistance in Escherichia coli. Furthermore, overexpression of T...
  17. Wei W, Zhang Y, Han L, Guan Z, Chai T. A novel WRKY transcriptional factor from Thlaspi caerulescens negatively regulates the osmotic stress tolerance of transgenic tobacco. Plant Cell Rep. 2008;27:795-803 pubmed publisher
    A novel member of the WRKY gene family, designated TcWRKY53, was isolated from a cadmium (Cd)-treated Thlaspi caerulescens cDNA library by differential screening...
  18. Idris R, Kuffner M, Bodrossy L, Puschenreiter M, Monchy S, Wenzel W, et al. Characterization of Ni-tolerant methylobacteria associated with the hyperaccumulating plant Thlaspi goesingense and description of Methylobacterium goesingense sp. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2006;29:634-44 pubmed
    ..iRII2, iRIII1, iRIV1 and iRIV2) were obtained from the rhizosphere and endosphere of hyperaccumulating plant Thlaspi goesingense grown in Redschlag, Austria [R. Idris, R. Trifonova, M. Puschenreiter, W.W. Wenzel, A...
  19. Roosens N, Leplae R, Bernard C, Verbruggen N. Variations in plant metallothioneins: the heavy metal hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens as a study case. Planta. 2005;222:716-29 pubmed
    ..b>Thlaspi caerulescens is a model Zn/Cd hyperaccumulator and thus constitutes an ideal system to study the variability of ..
  20. de Guimarães M, Gustin J, Salt D. Reciprocal grafting separates the roles of the root and shoot in zinc hyperaccumulation in Thlaspi caerulescens. New Phytol. 2009;184:323-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We used reciprocal grafting between a Zn hyperaccumulator, Thlaspi caerulescens, and a Zn nonaccumulator, Thlaspi perfoliatum, to determine the relative importance of roots and ..
  21. Epelde L, Becerril J, Kowalchuk G, Deng Y, Zhou J, Garbisu C. Impact of metal pollution and Thlaspi caerulescens growth on soil microbial communities. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:7843-53 pubmed publisher
    ..hyperaccumulators, a microcosm experiment was carried out to study the impacts of Zn and/or Cd pollution and Thlaspi caerulescens growth on key soil microbial properties: basal respiration; substrate-induced respiration (SIR); ..
  22. Wei W, Chai T, Zhang Y, Han L, Xu J, Guan Z. The Thlaspi caerulescens NRAMP homologue TcNRAMP3 is capable of divalent cation transport. Mol Biotechnol. 2009;41:15-21 pubmed publisher
    ..TcNRAMP3 was isolated from Thlaspi caerulescens, and encoded a metal transporter member of the NRAMP family...
  23. Mizuno T, Usui K, Horie K, Nosaka S, Mizuno N, Obata H. Cloning of three ZIP/Nramp transporter genes from a Ni hyperaccumulator plant Thlaspi japonicum and their Ni2+-transport abilities. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2005;43:793-801 pubmed
    ..for Ni2+-transport and homeostasis, we cloned their homologous genes from the Ni hyperaccumulator Thlaspi japonicum, and investigated their Ni-transporting abilities by expression in yeast...
  24. Vogel Mikus K, Regvar M, Mesjasz Przybyłowicz J, Przybyłowicz W, Simcic J, Pelicon P, et al. Spatial distribution of cadmium in leaves of metal hyperaccumulating Thlaspi praecox using micro-PIXE. New Phytol. 2008;179:712-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Cd) and other elements was studied in the leaves of the field-collected cadmium/zinc (Cd/Zn) hyperaccumulator Thlaspi praecox from an area polluted with heavy metals near a lead mine and smelter in Slovenia, using micro-PIXE (..
  25. Freeman J, Persans M, Nieman K, Albrecht C, Peer W, Pickering I, et al. Increased glutathione biosynthesis plays a role in nickel tolerance in thlaspi nickel hyperaccumulators. Plant Cell. 2004;16:2176-91 pubmed
    ..Of these, almost one-quarter are Brassicaceae family members, including numerous Thlaspi species that hyperaccumulate Ni up to 3% of there shoot dry weight...
  26. Oomen R, Wu J, Lelièvre F, Blanchet S, Richaud P, Barbier Brygoo H, et al. Functional characterization of NRAMP3 and NRAMP4 from the metal hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. New Phytol. 2009;181:637-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we identified TcNRAMP3 and TcNRAMP4, the closest homologues to AtNRAMP3 and AtNRAMP4 in Thlaspi caerulescens and characterized them by expression analysis, confocal imaging and heterologous expression in yeast ..
  27. Papoyan A, Kochian L. Identification of Thlaspi caerulescens genes that may be involved in heavy metal hyperaccumulation and tolerance. Characterization of a novel heavy metal transporting ATPase. Plant Physiol. 2004;136:3814-23 pubmed
    b>Thlaspi caerulescens is a heavy metal hyperaccumulator plant species that is able to accumulate extremely high levels of zinc (Zn) and cadmium (Cd) in its shoots (30,000 microg g(-1) Zn and 10,000 microg g(-1) Cd), and has been the ..
  28. van de Mortel J, Almar Villanueva L, Schat H, Kwekkeboom J, Coughlan S, Moerland P, et al. Large expression differences in genes for iron and zinc homeostasis, stress response, and lignin biosynthesis distinguish roots of Arabidopsis thaliana and the related metal hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. Plant Physiol. 2006;142:1127-47 pubmed
    ..The exceptional zinc hyperaccumulator species Thlaspi caerulescens can accumulate up to 3% of zinc, but also high amounts of nickel and cadmium, without any sign of ..
  29. Jiang R, Ma D, Zhao F, McGrath S. Cadmium hyperaccumulation protects Thlaspi caerulescens from leaf feeding damage by thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis). New Phytol. 2005;167:805-14 pubmed
    ..Here, we investigated whether cadmium (Cd) hyperaccumulation protected Thlaspi caerulescens from leaf feeding damage by thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis)...
  30. Regvar M, Vogel K, Irgel N, Wraber T, Hildebrandt U, Wilde P, et al. Colonization of pennycresses (Thlaspi spp.) of the Brassicaceae by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. J Plant Physiol. 2003;160:615-26 pubmed
    Members of the Brassicaceae are generally believed to be non-mycorrhizal. Pennycress (Thlaspi) species of this family from diverse locations in Slovenia, Austria, Italy and Germany were examined for their colonisation by arbuscular ..
  31. Noret N, Meerts P, Vanhaelen M, Dos Santos A, Escarré J. Do metal-rich plants deter herbivores? A field test of the defence hypothesis. Oecologia. 2007;152:92-100 pubmed
    ..first large-scale test of the defence hypothesis in eight natural populations of the model Zn hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens J. and C. Presl (Brassicaceae)...
  32. Plaza S, Tearall K, Zhao F, Buchner P, McGrath S, Hawkesford M. Expression and functional analysis of metal transporter genes in two contrasting ecotypes of the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. J Exp Bot. 2007;58:1717-28 pubmed
    Zinc (Zn) hyperaccumulation is a constitutive property of Thlaspi caerulescens, whereas cadmium (Cd) hyperaccumulation varies greatly among different ecotypes. The molecular basis of this variation is unknown...
  33. Richau K, Kozhevnikova A, Seregin I, Vooijs R, Koevoets P, Smith J, et al. Chelation by histidine inhibits the vacuolar sequestration of nickel in roots of the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. New Phytol. 2009;183:106-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we compared the distribution of nickel (Ni) over root segments and tissues in the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens and the nonhyperaccumulator Thlaspi arvense, and investigated the role of free histidine in Ni xylem ..
  34. Küpper H, Kochian L. Transcriptional regulation of metal transport genes and mineral nutrition during acclimatization to cadmium and zinc in the Cd/Zn hyperaccumulator, Thlaspi caerulescens (Ganges population). New Phytol. 2010;185:114-29 pubmed publisher
    ..uptake and cellular expression levels for metal transporter genes in the cadmium (Cd)/zinc (Zn) hyperaccumulator, Thlaspi caerulescens during whole plant and leaf ontogenesis under different long-term treatments with Zn and Cd...
  35. Martínez M, Bernal P, Almela C, Velez D, García Agustín P, Serrano R, et al. An engineered plant that accumulates higher levels of heavy metals than Thlaspi caerulescens, with yields of 100 times more biomass in mine soils. Chemosphere. 2006;64:478-85 pubmed
    ..When the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens was compared, the results were higher values of heavy metal and Boron accumulation, with a yield of ..
  36. Ueno D, Milner M, Yamaji N, Yokosho K, Koyama E, Clemencia Zambrano M, et al. Elevated expression of TcHMA3 plays a key role in the extreme Cd tolerance in a Cd-hyperaccumulating ecotype of Thlaspi caerulescens. Plant J. 2011;66:852-62 pubmed publisher
    ..characterized an allelic gene, TcHMA3 (heavy metal ATPase 3) from two ecotypes (Ganges and Prayon) of Thlaspi caerulescens contrasting in Cd accumulation and tolerance...
  37. Plessl M, Rigola D, Hassinen V, Tervahauta A, Kärenlampi S, Schat H, et al. Comparison of two ecotypes of the metal hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens (J. & C. PRESL) at the transcriptional level. Protoplasma. 2010;239:81-93 pubmed publisher
    This paper investigates differences in gene expression among the two Thlaspi caerulescens ecotypes La Calamine (LC) and Lellingen (LE) that have been shown to differ in metal tolerance and metal uptake...
  38. Mari S, Gendre D, Pianelli K, Ouerdane L, Lobinski R, Briat J, et al. Root-to-shoot long-distance circulation of nicotianamine and nicotianamine-nickel chelates in the metal hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. J Exp Bot. 2006;57:4111-22 pubmed
    ..b>Thlaspi caerulescens is capable of tolerating and hyperaccumulating Zn, Cd, and Ni...
  39. Dechamps C, Lefèbvre C, Noret N, Meerts P. Reaction norms of life history traits in response to zinc in Thlaspi caerulescens from metalliferous and nonmetalliferous sites. New Phytol. 2007;173:191-8 pubmed
    We examined phenotypic plasticity of fitness components in response to zinc (Zn) in the Zn hyperaccumulator, Thlaspi caerulescens...
  40. Vogel Mikus K, Pongrac P, Kump P, Necemer M, Simcic J, Pelicon P, et al. Localisation and quantification of elements within seeds of Cd/Zn hyperaccumulator Thlaspi praecox by micro-PIXE. Environ Pollut. 2007;147:50-9 pubmed
    ..spatial distribution within seeds and germinating seedlings, and seeds fitness of metal hyperaccumulating Thlaspi praecox were investigated in order to gain more knowledge on plant reproductive success at metal polluted sites...
  41. Ma J, Ueno D, Zhao F, McGrath S. Subcellular localisation of Cd and Zn in the leaves of a Cd-hyperaccumulating ecotype of Thlaspi caerulescens. Planta. 2005;220:731-6 pubmed
    b>Thlaspi caerulescens (Ganges ecotype) is able to accumulate large concentrations of cadmium (Cd) and zinc (Zn) in the leaves without showing any toxicity, suggesting a strong internal detoxification...
  42. Roosens N, Bernard C, Leplae R, Verbruggen N. Evidence for copper homeostasis function of metallothionein (MT3) in the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. FEBS Lett. 2004;577:9-16 pubmed
    ..Homologous to type 3 metallothioneins, TcMT3 cDNA was identified in the Cd/Zn hyperaccumulator, Thlaspi caerulescens...
  43. Noret N, Meerts P, Tolrà R, Poschenrieder C, Barcelo J, Escarre J. Palatability of Thlaspi caerulescens for snails: influence of zinc and glucosinolates. New Phytol. 2005;165:763-71 pubmed
    The hypothesis that zinc (Zn) hyperaccumulation defends Thlaspi caerulescens against herbivores is tested with the snail Helix aspersa...
  44. Hammond J, Bowen H, White P, Mills V, Pyke K, Baker A, et al. A comparison of the Thlaspi caerulescens and Thlaspi arvense shoot transcriptomes. New Phytol. 2006;170:239-60 pubmed
    ..the development of a robust method to profile and compare the transcriptomes of two nonmodel plant species, Thlaspi caerulescens, a zinc (Zn) hyperaccumulator, and Thlaspi arvense, a nonhyperaccumulator, using Affymetrix ..
  45. Vaughn S, Isbell T, Weisleder D, Berhow M. Biofumigant compounds released by field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) seedmeal. J Chem Ecol. 2005;31:167-77 pubmed
    Defatted field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense L.) seedmeal was found to completely inhibit seedling germination/emergence when added to a sandy loam soil containing wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and arugula [Eruca vesicaria (L.) Cav. subsp...
  46. Vogel Mikus K, Simcic J, Pelicon P, Budnar M, Kump P, Necemer M, et al. Comparison of essential and non-essential element distribution in leaves of the Cd/Zn hyperaccumulator Thlaspi praecox as revealed by micro-PIXE. Plant Cell Environ. 2008;31:1484-96 pubmed publisher
    A detailed localization of elements in leaf tissues of the field-collected Cd/Zn hyperaccumulator Thlaspi praecox (Brassicaceae) growing at a highly metal-polluted site was determined by micro-proton-induced X-ray emission (micro-PIXE) ..
  47. Kim D, Gustin J, Lahner B, Persans M, Baek D, Yun D, et al. The plant CDF family member TgMTP1 from the Ni/Zn hyperaccumulator Thlaspi goesingense acts to enhance efflux of Zn at the plasma membrane when expressed in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Plant J. 2004;39:237-51 pubmed
    ..Overexpression of the plant CDF family member metal tolerance protein 1 (MTP1) from the Ni/Zn hyperaccumulator Thlaspi goesingense (TgMTP1), in the Saccharomyces cerevisiaeDelta zinc resistance conferring (zrc)1Delta cobalt ..
  48. Bernard C, Roosens N, Czernic P, Lebrun M, Verbruggen N. A novel CPx-ATPase from the cadmium hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. FEBS Lett. 2004;569:140-8 pubmed
    b>Thlaspi caerulescens exhibits a unique capacity for cadmium tolerance and accumulation. We investigated the molecular basis of this exceptional Cd(2+) tolerance by screening for T...
  49. Tuomainen M, Tervahauta A, Hassinen V, Schat H, Koistinen K, Lehesranta S, et al. Proteomics of Thlaspi caerulescens accessions and an inter-accession cross segregating for zinc accumulation. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:1075-87 pubmed publisher
    ..Protein profiles of Thlaspi caerulescens accessions La Calamine (LC) and Lellingen (LE) and lines derived from an LCxLE cross were examined ..
  50. Freeman J, Garcia D, Kim D, Hopf A, Salt D. Constitutively elevated salicylic acid signals glutathione-mediated nickel tolerance in Thlaspi nickel hyperaccumulators. Plant Physiol. 2005;137:1082-91 pubmed
    ..is being made in understanding the biochemical and molecular basis of nickel (Ni)/zinc (Zn) hyperaccumulation in Thlaspi; however, the molecular signaling pathways that control these mechanisms are not understood...
  51. Deniau A, Pieper B, Ten Bookum W, Lindhout P, Aarts M, Schat H. QTL analysis of cadmium and zinc accumulation in the heavy metal hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens. Theor Appl Genet. 2006;113:907-20 pubmed
    b>Thlaspi caerulescens (Tc; 2n = 14) is a natural Zn, Cd and Ni hyperaccumulator species belonging to the Brassicaceae family. It shares 88% DNA identity in the coding regions with Arabidopsis thaliana (At) (Rigola et al. 2006)...
  52. Peer W, Mahmoudian M, Freeman J, Lahner B, Richards E, Reeves R, et al. Assessment of plants from the Brassicaceae family as genetic models for the study of nickel and zinc hyperaccumulation. New Phytol. 2006;172:248-60 pubmed
    ..We also report on the relatedness among Thlaspi caerulescens accessions and the utility of using O-acetyl-L-serine as a marker for Ni and Zn hyperaccumulation ..
  53. Gendre D, Czernic P, Conejero G, Pianelli K, Briat J, Lebrun M, et al. TcYSL3, a member of the YSL gene family from the hyper-accumulator Thlaspi caerulescens, encodes a nicotianamine-Ni/Fe transporter. Plant J. 2007;49:1-15 pubmed
    ..We have characterized three YSL genes in Thlaspi caerulescens in the context of hyper-accumulation...
  54. Freeman J, Salt D. The metal tolerance profile of Thlaspi goesingense is mimicked in Arabidopsis thaliana heterologously expressing serine acetyl-transferase. BMC Plant Biol. 2007;7:63 pubmed
    The Ni hyperaccumulator Thlaspi goesingense is tolerant to Ni congruent with Zn, congruent with Co and slightly resistant to > Cd...
  55. Cosio C, Martinoia E, Keller C. Hyperaccumulation of cadmium and zinc in Thlaspi caerulescens and Arabidopsis halleri at the leaf cellular level. Plant Physiol. 2004;134:716-25 pubmed
    ..metal in hyperaccumulating plants by measuring short-term (109)Cd and (65)Zn uptake in mesophyll protoplasts of Thlaspi caerulescens "Ganges" and Arabidopsis halleri, both hyperaccumulators of zinc (Zn) and Cd, and T...