cucumis

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE, order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae best known for cucumber (CUCUMIS SATIVUS) and cantaloupe (CUCUMIS MELO). Watermelon is a different genus, CITRULLUS. Bitter melon may refer to MOMORDICA or this genus.

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  1. Lignou S, Parker J, Oruna Concha M, Mottram D. Flavour profiles of three novel acidic varieties of muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.). Food Chem. 2013;139:1152-60 pubmed publisher
    Novel acidic varieties of muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.) are emerging onto the UK market. These melons contain almost twice the amount of citric acid compared to standard melons and are described as 'zesty and fresh'...
  2. Lin Y, Jan F, Lin C, Chung C, Chen J, Yeh S, et al. Differential gene expression in response to Papaya ringspot virus infection in Cucumis metuliferus using cDNA-amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e68749 pubmed publisher
    ..The whole genome expression profile of Cucumis metuliferus inoculated with PRSV was generated using cDNA-amplified fragment length polymorphism (cDNA-AFLP) ..
  3. Wan H, Zhao Z, Malik A, Qian C, Chen J. Identification and characterization of potential NBS-encoding resistance genes and induction kinetics of a putative candidate gene associated with downy mildew resistance in Cucumis. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:186 pubmed publisher
    ..Novel resistance to downy mildew has been identified in the wild Cucumis species, C. hystrix Chakr. After the successful hybridization between C. hystrix and cultivated cucumber (C...
  4. An Y. Toxicity of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene (BTEX) mixtures to Sorghum bicolor and Cucumis sativus. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2004;72:1006-11 pubmed
  5. Perin C, Hagen L, Giovinazzo N, Besombes D, Dogimont C, Pitrat M. Genetic control of fruit shape acts prior to anthesis in melon ( Cucumis melo L.). Mol Genet Genomics. 2002;266:933-41 pubmed
    Genetic control of fruit shape in Cucumis melo was studied using QTL analysis in two Recombinant Inbred (RI) populations consisting of 163 and 63 individuals, respectively, obtained by crossing the same round-fruited parent with two ..
  6. Chung S, Staub J, Chen J. Molecular phylogeny of Cucumis species as revealed by consensus chloroplast SSR marker length and sequence variation. Genome. 2006;49:219-29 pubmed
    To investigate phylogenetic relationships in the genus Cucumis, 9 consensus chloroplast simple sequence repeat (ccSSR) primer pairs (ccSSR3, 9, 11, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, and 23) were employed for DNA fragment length variation and 5 ..
  7. Munzuroglu O, Geckil H. Effects of metals on seed germination, root elongation, and coleoptile and hypocotyl growth in Triticum aestivum and Cucumis sativus. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2002;43:203-13 pubmed
    ..With some exceptions, all metals in selected concentrations caused a significant ( p < 0.01 or p < 0.05) decrease in germination rate of both plants compared to control group seeds...
  8. van Leeuwen H, Monfort A, Zhang H, Puigdomenech P. Identification and characterisation of a melon genomic region containing a resistance gene cluster from a constructed BAC library. Microcolinearity between Cucumis melo and Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol Biol. 2003;51:703-18 pubmed
    ..The detailed analysis of this region provides a description of the gene structure and the presence of repetitive sequences in a defined fragment of the genome of Cucumis melo.
  9. Chen L, Chen J. Changes of cytosine methylation induced by wide hybridization and allopolyploidy in Cucumis. Genome. 2008;51:789-99 pubmed publisher
    ..could induce phenotypic variations and genome changes in a newly synthesized allotetraploid in Cucumis. To explore the molecular involvement of epigenetic phenomena, we investigated cytosine methylation in Cucumis by ..

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  1. Balkema Boomstra A, Zijlstra S, Verstappen F, Inggamer H, Mercke P, Jongsma M, et al. Role of cucurbitacin C in resistance to spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). J Chem Ecol. 2003;29:225-35 pubmed
    ..The only cucurbitacin identified in Cucumis sativus is cucurbitacin C...
  2. Jiang B, Lou Q, Wu Z, Zhang W, Wang D, Mbira K, et al. Retrotransposon- and microsatellite sequence-associated genomic changes in early generations of a newly synthesized allotetraploid Cucumis × hytivus Chen & Kirkbride. Plant Mol Biol. 2011;77:225-33 pubmed publisher
    ..repeat were employed to investigate genomic changes in early generations of a newly synthesized allotetraploid Cucumis × hytivus Chen & Kirkbride (2n = 4x = 38) which was derived from crossing between cultivated cucumber ..
  3. Chen J, Luo X, Qian C, Jahn M, Staub J, Zhuang F, et al. Cucumis monosomic alien addition lines: morphological, cytological, and genotypic analyses. Theor Appl Genet. 2004;108:1343-8 pubmed
    b>Cucumis hystrix Chakr. (HH, 2n=24), a wild relative of the cultivated cucumber, possesses several potentially valuable disease-resistance and abiotic stress-tolerance traits for cucumber ( C. sativus L., CC, 2n=14) improvement...
  4. Chen L, Lou Q, Zhuang Y, Chen J, Zhang X, Wolukau J. Cytological diploidization and rapid genome changes of the newly synthesized allotetraploids Cucumis x hytivus. Planta. 2007;225:603-14 pubmed
    ..Moreover, the results suggest that the sequence elimination was not caused by cytoplasmic factors, and might relate to genomic recombination and to the numbers of parental chromosome...
  5. Al Faifi S, Meyer J, Garcia Mas J, Monforte A, Havey M. Exploiting synteny in Cucumis for mapping of Psm: a unique locus controlling paternal mitochondrial sorting. Theor Appl Genet. 2008;117:523-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The cucumber ortholog of Arabidopsis mismatch repair (MSH1) was cloned and it segregated independently of Psm, revealing that this candidate gene is not Psm...
  6. Thomson V, Cunningham S, Ball M, Nicotra A. Compensation for herbivory by Cucumis sativus through increased photosynthetic capacity and efficiency. Oecologia. 2003;134:167-75 pubmed
    ..We examined the ability of Lebanese cucumber (Cucumis sativus) to compensate for both pre-flowering and during-flowering foliar herbivory through increased ..
  7. Zhuang Y, Chen J, Jahn M. Expression and sequence variation of the cucumber Por gene in the synthesized allotetraploid Cucumis x hytivus. Mol Biol Rep. 2009;36:1725-31 pubmed publisher
    The molecular evolution of the cucumber Por gene in early generations of the synthesized allotetraploid Cucumis x hytivus was investigated...
  8. White J. Differential bioavailability of field-weathered p,p'-DDE to plants of the Cucurbita and Cucumis genera. Chemosphere. 2002;49:143-52 pubmed
    ..to assess the bioavailability of weathered p,p'-DDE in soil to plants in the Cucurbita (squash, pumpkin) and Cucumis (cucumber, melon) genera...
  9. Boualem A, Troadec C, Kovalski I, Sari M, Perl Treves R, Bendahmane A. A conserved ethylene biosynthesis enzyme leads to andromonoecy in two cucumis species. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e6144 pubmed publisher
    ..In both melon and cucumber, flower unisexuality seems to be the ancestral situation, as the majority of Cucumis species are monoecious...
  10. Salahuddin M, Jalalpure S. Antidiabetic activity of aqueous fruit extract of Cucumis trigonus Roxb. in streptozotocin-induced-diabetic rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010;127:565-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Cucumis trigonus Roxb. (Cucurbitaceae) fruit is used in the Indian traditional medicine for the treatment of diabetes...
  11. Koo D, Nam Y, Choi D, Bang J, de Jong H, Hur Y. Molecular cytogenetic mapping of Cucumis sativus and C. melo using highly repetitive DNA sequences. Chromosome Res. 2010;18:325-36 pubmed publisher
    ..The data presented here are useful resources for comparative genomics and cytogenetics of Cucumis and, in particular, the ongoing genome sequencing project of cucumber.
  12. Takahashi H, Kobayashi T, Sato Nara K, Tomita K, Ezura H. Detection of ethylene receptor protein Cm-ERS1 during fruit development in melon (Cucumis melo L.). J Exp Bot. 2002;53:415-22 pubmed
    ..Cm-ERS1 protein was present at high levels in melon fruit during early developmental stages. This transition pattern was also observed in another melon cultivar...
  13. Fanara J, Soto I, Lipko P, Hasson E. First Record of Drosophila buzzatii (Patterson & Wheeler) (Diptera: Drosophilidae) Emerging from a Non-Cactus Host. Neotrop Entomol. 2016;45:333-5 pubmed publisher
    ..a typical cactophilic species of the repleta group, is registered for the first time emerging from Melon (Cucumis melo) in western Argentina...
  14. Wang L, Zhang L, Chen J, Huang D, Zhang Y. Physiological analysis and transcriptome comparison of two muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.) cultivars in response to salt stress. Genet Mol Res. 2016;15: pubmed publisher
    Melon (Cucumis melo L.) is an important vegetable crop that ranks second in salt tolerance among the Cucurbitaceae...
  15. Pereira U, Barbosa L, Demuner A, Silva A, Bertazzini M, Forlani G. Rubrolides as model for the development of new lactones and their aza analogs as potential photosynthesis inhibitors. Chem Biodivers. 2015;12:987-1006 pubmed publisher
    ..Indeed, the compounds showed differential effects on the heterotrophic growth of some crop species, Cucumis sativus and Sorghum bicolor...
  16. Tan J, Tao Q, Niu H, Zhang Z, Li D, Gong Z, et al. A novel allele of monoecious (m) locus is responsible for elongated fruit shape and perfect flowers in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Theor Appl Genet. 2015;128:2483-93 pubmed publisher
    ..In cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.), sex expression and fruit shape are important components of biological and marketable yield...
  17. Hong J, Wang L, Sun Y, Zhao L, Niu G, Tan W, et al. Foliar applied nanoscale and microscale CeO2 and CuO alter cucumber (Cucumis sativus) fruit quality. Sci Total Environ. 2016;563-564:904-11 pubmed publisher
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report on the effect of foliar application of nCeO2 and nCuO upon yield and nutritional quality of cucumber. ..
  18. Trejo Moreno C, Méndez Martínez M, Zamilpa A, Jimenez Ferrer E, Perez Garcia M, Medina Campos O, et al. Cucumis sativus Aqueous Fraction Inhibits Angiotensin II-Induced Inflammation and Oxidative Stress In Vitro. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate in vitro the effect of three subfractions (SFs) from the Cucumis sativus aqueous fraction to reduce inflammatory factors and oxidative stress induced by angiotensin II (Ang ..
  19. Van Holle S, De Schutter K, Eggermont L, Tsaneva M, Dang L, Van Damme E. Comparative Study of Lectin Domains in Model Species: New Insights into Evolutionary Dynamics. Int J Mol Sci. 2017;18: pubmed publisher
    ..in five representative core angiosperm genomes (Arabidopsisthaliana, Glycine max, Cucumis sativus, Oryza sativa ssp. japonica and Oryza sativa ssp. indica)...
  20. Boualem A, Lemhemdi A, Sari M, Pignoly S, Troadec C, Abou Choucha F, et al. The Andromonoecious Sex Determination Gene Predates the Separation of Cucumis and Citrullus Genera. PLoS ONE. 2016;11:e0155444 pubmed publisher
    ..We previously showed, in two Cucumis species, melon and cucumber, that the transition from monoecy to andromonoecy results from mutations in 1-..
  21. Li J, Xu J, Guo Q, Wu Z, Zhang T, Zhang K, et al. Proteomic insight into fruit set of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) suggests the cues of hormone-independent parthenocarpy. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:896 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, the regulation of fruit abortion suppression may be closely related to protein synthesis pathways. ..
  22. Ukuku D. Effect of hydrogen peroxide treatment on microbial quality and appearance of whole and fresh-cut melons contaminated with Salmonella spp. Int J Food Microbiol. 2004;95:137-46 pubmed
  23. Asgari M, Javaran M, Moieni A, Masoumiasl A, Abdolinasab M. Production of human tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in Cucumis sativus. Prep Biochem Biotechnol. 2014;44:182-92 pubmed publisher
    ..8 and 1%, and based on this, it was concluded that the presence of three expressions of regulatory factors (CaMV 35S, Kozak, NOS) and KDEL signal in the construct caused the increase of the tPA gene expression in cucumber plants. ..
  24. An Y, Zhou H, Yuan Y, Li L, Sun J, Shu S, et al. 24-Epibrassinolide-induced alterations in the root cell walls of Cucumis sativus L. under Ca(NO3)2 stress. Protoplasma. 2018;255:841-850 pubmed publisher
    ..The continuous transduction of EBL signal thickened the secondary cell wall of casparian band cells, thus resisting against ion toxicity and maintaining water transport. ..
  25. Mei J, Li S, Jin H, Tang L, Yi Y, Wang H, et al. A biotransformation process for the production of cucurbitacin B from its glycoside using a selected Streptomyces sp. Bioprocess Biosyst Eng. 2016;39:1435-40 pubmed publisher
    ..B (CuB) and its glycoside, cucurbitacin B 2-o-?-D-glucoside (CuBg), abundantly occur in the pedicels of Cucumis melo. Compared with CuB, CuBg is not efficiently extracted from the pedicels...
  26. Yano R, Nonaka S, Ezura H. Melonet-DB, A Grand RNA-seq Gene Expression Atlas in Melon (Cucumis melo L.). Plant Cell Physiol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    Melon (Cucumis melo L.) is an important Cucurbitaceae crop produced world-wide, exhibiting wide genetic variations and comprising both climacteric and non-climacteric fruit types...
  27. Kader M, Lamb D, Wang L, Megharaj M, Naidu R. Predicting copper phytotoxicity based on pore-water pCu. Ecotoxicology. 2016;25:481-90 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, pore-water chemistry and measured Cu(2+) was used to describe phytotoxicity of cucumber (Cucumis sativa L) in 10 contrasting soils at different soil Cu loadings...
  28. Brun T, Rabuske J, Todero I, Almeida T, Junior J, Ariotti G, et al. Production of bioherbicide by Phoma sp. in a stirred-tank bioreactor. 3 Biotech. 2016;6:230 pubmed publisher
    ..bioreactor and to assess the potential herbicidal in pre-emergence, post-emergence, and in a detached leaves of Cucumis sativus var species. wisconsin (cucumber) and Sorghum bicolor (sorghum) species...
  29. Wu Z, Zhang T, Li L, Xu J, Qin X, Zhang T, et al. Identification of a stable major-effect QTL (Parth 2.1) controlling parthenocarpy in cucumber and associated candidate gene analysis via whole genome re-sequencing. BMC Plant Biol. 2016;16:182 pubmed publisher
    ..Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L...
  30. Kumar K, Ullanat R, Jayabaskaran C. Molecular cloning, characterization, tissue-specific and phytohormone-induced expression of calcium-dependent protein kinase gene in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). J Plant Physiol. 2004;161:1061-71 pubmed
    ..These observations suggest that exogenous phytohormones can up-regulate the CsCPK transcript levels in tissue-specific, and light-dependent and independent manners. ..
  31. Gagliardi J, Millner P, Lester G, Ingram D. On-farm and postharvest processing sources of bacterial contamination to melon rinds. J Food Prot. 2003;66:82-7 pubmed
    ..In the spring of 1999, cantaloupe (Cucumis melo L. [reticulatus group] cv...
  32. Xu H, Li K, Yang F, Shi Q, Wang X. Overexpression of CsNMAPK in tobacco enhanced seed germination under salt and osmotic stresses. Mol Biol Rep. 2010;37:3157-63 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, seed growth of transgenic lines was much better than wild type under salt and osmotic stresses. These results indicated that overexpression of CsNMAPK positively regulated plant tolerance to salt and osmotic stresses. ..
  33. Zhou Y, He P, Xu Y, Liu Q, Yang Y, Liu S. Overexpression of CsLEA11, a Y3SK2-type dehydrin gene from cucumber (Cucumis sativus), enhances tolerance to heat and cold in Escherichia coli. AMB Express. 2017;7:182 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, a DHN gene named CsLEA11 was identified and characterized from Cucumis sativus...
  34. Yoshino K, Irieda H, Sugimoto F, Yoshioka H, Okuno T, Takano Y. Cell death of Nicotiana benthamiana is induced by secreted protein NIS1 of Colletotrichum orbiculare and is suppressed by a homologue of CgDN3. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2012;25:625-36 pubmed publisher
    ..orbiculare. Our findings indicate that C. orbiculare expresses NIS1 at the postinvasive stage and suggest that NCD could be repressed via other effectors, including the CgDN3 homologue. ..
  35. Bankole S, Ogunsanwo B, Mabekoje O. Natural occurrence of moulds and aflatoxin B1 in melon seeds from markets in Nigeria. Food Chem Toxicol. 2004;42:1309-14 pubmed
    ..The median level of aflatoxin B1 was less than 5 microg/kg in the seed samples, while the mean aflatoxin B1 levels was 14.1 microg/kg in the forest and 13.0 microg/kg in the savanna samples. ..
  36. Gosalvez B, Navarro J, Lorca A, Botella F, Sanchez Pina M, Pallas V. Detection of melon necrotic spot virus in water samples and melon plants by molecular methods. J Virol Methods. 2003;113:87-93 pubmed
    ..Excluding the inoculated cotyledons, the tissues showing the highest accumulation levels of the virus were the roots. The potential inclusion of such tools in management programs is discussed. ..
  37. Ye D, Qi Y, Cao S, Wei B, Zhang H. Histopathology combined with transcriptome analyses reveals the mechanism of resistance to Meloidogyne incognita in Cucumis metuliferus. J Plant Physiol. 2017;212:115-124 pubmed publisher
    Root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) cause serious threat to cucumber production. Cucumis metuliferus, a relative of cucumber, is reported to be resistant to Meloidogyne incognita, yet the underlying resistance mechanism remains ..
  38. Wang Y, Wu D, Huang J, Tsao S, Hwu K, Lo H. Mapping quantitative trait loci for fruit traits and powdery mildew resistance in melon (Cucumis melo). Bot Stud. 2016;57:19 pubmed publisher
    ..The F2 populations from the cross of TARI-08874 (Cucumis melo ssp. melo) and 'Bai-li-gua' (C. melo ssp...
  39. Bangerth K. Basipetal auxin versus acropetal cytokinin transport, and their interaction with NO3 fertilisation in cotyledon senescence and sink:source relationships in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2015;17:1135-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Further research in this area may allow leaf senescence and plant yield to be more efficiently regulated by manipulating CKs and/or basipolar auxin transport instead of nitrate. ..
  40. Ling J, Luo Z, Liu F, Mao Z, Yang Y, Xie B. Genome-wide analysis of microRNA targeting impacted by SNPs in cucumber genome. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:275 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we constructed leaf, root, and stem-derived small libraries of cucumber (Cucumis sativus) line 9930 (cultivated China-group cucumber) and C. sativus var. hardwickii (wild India group cucumber)...
  41. Wang Y, Zhao Q, Qin X, Yang S, Li Z, Li J, et al. Identification of all homoeologous chromosomes of newly synthetic allotetraploid Cucumis × hytivus and its wild parent reveals stable subgenome structure. Chromosoma. 2017;126:713-728 pubmed publisher
    ..of allopolyploid species derived from distant chromosome bases, we investigated mitotic stability of a synthetic Cucumis allotetraploid species in relation to meiosis chromosome behavior...
  42. Yundaeng C, Somta P, Tangphatsornruang S, Chankaew S, Srinives P. A single base substitution in BADH/AMADH is responsible for fragrance in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.), and development of SNAP markers for the fragrance. Theor Appl Genet. 2015;128:1881-92 pubmed publisher
    ..QTL analysis in both populations showed that the major QTL for fragrance, qFgr, was co-localized with the CsBADH. We concluded that the defect function of CsBADH is responsible for fragrance in cucumber PK2011T202. ..
  43. Mateos S, Cervantes C, Zenteno E, Slomianny M, Alpuche J, Hernández Cruz P, et al. Purification and Partial Characterization of β-Glucosidase in Chayote (Sechium edule). Molecules. 2015;20:19372-92 pubmed publisher
    ..This enzyme is a 116 kDa protein composed of two sub-units of 58 kDa and shows homology with Cucumis sativus β-glucosidase (NCBI reference sequence XP_004154617...
  44. Wang X, Sun C, Wang Y, Wang L. Quantitative structure-activity relationships for the inhibition toxicity to root elongation of Cucumis sativus of selected phenols and interspecies correlation with Tetrahymena pyriformis. Chemosphere. 2002;46:153-61 pubmed
    The comparative toxicities of selected phenols to higher plants Cucumis sativus were measured and the negative logarithm molar concentration of the root elongation median inhibition (IRC50) were derived...
  45. Wei S, Gao L, Zhang Y, Zhang F, Yang X, Huang D. Genome-wide investigation of the NAC transcription factor family in melon (Cucumis melo L.) and their expression analysis under salt stress. Plant Cell Rep. 2016;35:1827-39 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, 82 melon NAC (CmNAC) genes were identified in the Cucumis melo L. genome...
  46. Khan D, Hassan F, Ullah H, Karim S, Baseer A, Abid M, et al. Antibacterial activity of Phyllantus emblica, Coriandrum sativum, Culinaris medic, Lawsonia alba and Cucumis sativus. Acta Pol Pharm. 2013;70:855-9 pubmed
    ..e., Phyllantus emblica, Coriandrum sativum, Culinaris medic, Lawsonia alba and Cucumis sativus...
  47. Xu J, Li J, Cui L, Zhang T, Wu Z, Zhu P, et al. New insights into the roles of cucumber TIR1 homologs and miR393 in regulating fruit/seed set development and leaf morphogenesis. BMC Plant Biol. 2017;17:130 pubmed publisher
    ..functions of auxin receptor genes have been widely studied in Arabidopsis, the distinct functions of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) auxin receptors remains poorly understood...
  48. Wang X, Yu J, Wang Y, Wang L. Mechanism-based quantitative structure-activity relationships for the inhibition of substituted phenols on germination rate of Cucumis sativus. Chemosphere. 2002;46:241-50 pubmed
    Comparative inhibition activity (GC50) of 42 structurally diverse substituted phenols on seed germination rate of Cucumis sativus was investigated...
  49. Madejczyk M, Baralkiewicz D. Characterization of Polish rape and honeydew honey according to their mineral contents using ICP-MS and F-AAS/AES. Anal Chim Acta. 2008;617:11-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Trace element analysis showed that the differences in the values found in honey samples could be used as evidence of the quality of honey samples...
  50. An Y. Soil ecotoxicity assessment using cadmium sensitive plants. Environ Pollut. 2004;127:21-6 pubmed
    Four crop plant species (sweet corn, Zea may; wheat, Triticum aestivum; cucumber, Cucumis sativus; and sorghum, Sorghum bicolor) were tested to assess an ecotoxicity in cadmium-amended soils...
  51. Patel A, Gibson W, Gibson M, Nagpal R. Modeling and inferring cleavage patterns in proliferating epithelia. PLoS Comput Biol. 2009;5:e1000412 pubmed publisher
  52. Asif Ullah M, Kim K, Yu Y. Purification and characterization of a serine protease from Cucumis trigonus Roxburghi. Phytochemistry. 2006;67:870-5 pubmed
    Kachri fruit, Cucumis trigonus Roxburghi, contains high protease activity and has been used as meat tenderizer in the Indian subcontinent...
  53. Yahyaoui F, Wongs Aree C, Latche A, Hackett R, Grierson D, Pech J. Molecular and biochemical characteristics of a gene encoding an alcohol acyl-transferase involved in the generation of aroma volatile esters during melon ripening. Eur J Biochem. 2002;269:2359-66 pubmed
    ..Because ripening melons evolve the whole range of esters generated by the recombinant CM-AAT1 protein, we conclude that CM-AAT1 plays a major role in aroma volatiles formation in the melon...
  54. Skálová D, Ondrej V, Doležalová I, Navrátilová B, Lebeda A. Polyploidization facilitates biotechnological in vitro techniques in the genus Cucumis. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2010;2010:475432 pubmed publisher
    Prezygotic interspecific crossability barrier in the genus Cucumis is related to the ploidy level of the species (cucumber (C. sativus), x = 7; muskmelon (C. melo) and wild Cucumis species, x = 12)...
  55. Abiola S, Amalime A, Akadiri K. The utilization of alkali-treated melon husk by broilers. Bioresour Technol. 2002;84:247-50 pubmed
    ..Dietary treatments had significant effect (P < 0.05) on gizzard weight. Up to 20% of maize can be replaced with ATMH in broiler diets to produce good quality poultry carcases and chicken meat with favourable shelf life...
  56. Kim T, Youn M, Min B, Choi S, Kim M, Ryu K. Molecular analysis of quasispecies of Kyuri green mottle mosaic virus. Virus Res. 2005;110:161-7 pubmed
    ..The types of transitions and silent mutations indicated that progenies of KGMMV reached stabilized selection during the host passages and maintained viral quasispecies in systemic hosts...
  57. Nukui N, Ezura H, Minamisawa K. Transgenic Lotus japonicus with an ethylene receptor gene Cm-ERS1/H70A enhances formation of infection threads and nodule primordia. Plant Cell Physiol. 2004;45:427-35 pubmed
    ..japonicus roots inhibits rhizobial infection at the primary nodulation, probably via NIN gene, and suggest that ethylene perception assists negative feedback regulation of secondary nodule initiation...
  58. Penteado A, Leitão M. Growth of Listeria monocytogenes in melon, watermelon and papaya pulps. Int J Food Microbiol. 2004;92:89-94 pubmed
    ..The results showed that L. monocytogenes grew in low-acid fruits at all tested temperatures, although growth was diminished, but not inhibited at 10 degrees C...
  59. Granke L, Windstam S, Hoch H, Smart C, Hausbeck M. Dispersal and movement mechanisms of Phytophthora capsici sporangia. Phytopathology. 2009;99:1258-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Hence, both direct laboratory observations and volumetric spore sampling indicate that dispersal of sporangia via wind currents is infrequent, and sporangia are unlikely to be naturally dispersed among fields by wind alone...
  60. Koyama J, Kakinohana H, Miyatake T. Eradication of the melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae, in Japan: importance of behavior, ecology, genetics, and evolution. Annu Rev Entomol. 2004;49:331-49 pubmed
  61. Prakash O, Talat M, Hasan S, Pandey R. Factorial design for the optimization of enzymatic detection of cadmium in aqueous solution using immobilized urease from vegetable waste. Bioresour Technol. 2008;99:7565-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Urease from the seeds of pumpkin (Cucumis melo), being a vegetable waste, was extracted and purified to apparent homogeneity (Sp...
  62. Pair S, Bruton B, Mitchell F, Fletcher J, Wayadande A, Melcher U. Overwintering squash bugs harbor and transmit the causal agent of cucurbit yellow vine disease. J Econ Entomol. 2004;97:74-8 pubmed
  63. Iglesias M, De Lorenzo C, Del Carmen Polo M, Martín Álvarez P, Pueyo E. Usefulness of amino acid composition to discriminate between honeydew and floral honeys. Application to honeys from a small geographic area. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:84-9 pubmed
    ..It is concluded that free amino acids are good indicators of the botanical origin of honeys, saving time compared with more tedious analyses...
  64. Inoue I, Namiki F, Tsuge T. Plant colonization by the vascular wilt fungus Fusarium oxysporum requires FOW1, a gene encoding a mitochondrial protein. Plant Cell. 2002;14:1869-83 pubmed
    ..oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici also showed reduced virulence. These data strongly suggest that FOW1 encodes a mitochondrial carrier protein that is required specifically for colonization in the plant tissue by F. oxysporum...
  65. Wang P, Wan C, Xu Z, Wang P, Wang W, Sun C, et al. One divinyl reductase reduces the 8-vinyl groups in various intermediates of chlorophyll biosynthesis in a given higher plant species, but the isozyme differs between species. Plant Physiol. 2013;161:521-34 pubmed publisher
    ..in vivo accumulation of various chlorophyll intermediates in rice (Oryza sativa), maize (Zea mays), and cucumber (Cucumis sativus)...
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    ..reticulata, Cleome viscosa, C. spinosa, Croton argenteus, Caperonia palustris, Chamaesyce gyssopilopia, Phyllantus amarus, Sida decumbens, Ludwigia erecta, Passiflora foetida, Guazuma ulmifolia and Corchorus orinocensis...
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