cucumis sativus

Summary

Summary: A creeping annual plant species of the CUCURBITACEAE family. It has a rough succulent, trailing stem and hairy leaves with three to five pointed lobes.

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  1. Shang Q, Li L, Dong C. Multiple tandem duplication of the phenylalanine ammonia-lyase genes in Cucumis sativus L. Planta. 2012;236:1093-105 pubmed
    ..In the present study, we report that PAL in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) is encoded for by a family of seven genes (designated as CsPAL1-7)...
  2. Cavagnaro P, Senalik D, Yang L, Simon P, Harkins T, Kodira C, et al. Genome-wide characterization of simple sequence repeats in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). BMC Genomics. 2010;11:569 pubmed publisher
    Cucumber, Cucumis sativus L. is an important vegetable crop worldwide. Until very recently, cucumber genetic and genomic resources, especially molecular markers, have been very limited, impeding progress of cucumber breeding efforts...
  3. Yamasaki S, Shimada E, Kuwano T, Kawano T, Noguchi N. Continuous UV-B irradiation induces endoreduplication and peroxidase activity in epidermal cells surrounding trichomes on cucumber cotyledons. J Radiat Res. 2010;51:187-96 pubmed
    Most trichomes on the surface of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) cotyledons consist of three cells...
  4. Gzyl J, Rymer K, Gwóźdź E. Differential response of antioxidant enzymes to cadmium stress in tolerant and sensitive cell line of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Acta Biochim Pol. 2009;56:723-7 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that an enhanced activity of antioxidant enzymes is not directly involved in the increased tolerance to cadmium of the selected cucumber cell line...
  5. Borlotti A, Vigani G, Zocchi G. Iron deficiency affects nitrogen metabolism in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) plants. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:189 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this work was to study how cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) plants modify their nitrogen metabolism when grown under iron deficiency...
  6. Martinez G, Donaire L, Llave C, Pallas V, Gomez G. High-throughput sequencing of Hop stunt viroid-derived small RNAs from cucumber leaves and phloem. Mol Plant Pathol. 2010;11:347-59 pubmed publisher
    ..profiling of the Hop stunt viroid (HSVd) vd-sRNAs recovered from the leaves and phloem of infected cucumber (Cucumis sativus) plants...
  7. Li Q, Wang X, Ma L, Wei M, Shi Q, Yang F. Molecular characterization of a cucumber nitrate reductase (CsNR) gene under NO(3) (-) stress. Mol Biol Rep. 2012;39:4283-90 pubmed publisher
    ..A full-length cDNA clone encoding nitrate reductase (NR; EC 1.6.6.1) was isolated from cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) by RT-PCR and RACE techniques...
  8. Guo S, Zheng Y, Joung J, Liu S, Zhang Z, Crasta O, et al. Transcriptome sequencing and comparative analysis of cucumber flowers with different sex types. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:384 pubmed publisher
    Cucumber, Cucumis sativus L., is an economically and nutritionally important crop of the Cucurbitaceae family and has long served as a primary model system for sex determination studies...
  9. Li Z, Wang S, Tao Q, Pan J, Si L, Gong Z, et al. A putative positive feedback regulation mechanism in CsACS2 expression suggests a modified model for sex determination in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). J Exp Bot. 2012;63:4475-84 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest a positive feedback regulation mechanism for CsACS2, and a modified 'one-hormone hypothesis' for sex determination in cucumber is proposed...

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  1. Woycicki R, Witkowicz J, Gawronski P, Dabrowska J, Lomsadze A, Pawełkowicz M, et al. The genome sequence of the North-European cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) unravels evolutionary adaptation mechanisms in plants. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e22728 pubmed publisher
    Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.), a widely cultivated crop, has originated from Eastern Himalayas and secondary domestication regions includes highly divergent climate conditions e.g. temperate and subtropical...
  2. Sebastian P, Schaefer H, Telford I, Renner S. Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and melon (C. melo) have numerous wild relatives in Asia and Australia, and the sister species of melon is from Australia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:14269-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The genus Cucumis, which includes cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and melon (Cucumis melo), has numerous wild African species, and it has therefore been assumed that melon ..
  3. Donnini S, Prinsi B, Negri A, Vigani G, Espen L, Zocchi G. Proteomic characterization of iron deficiency responses in Cucumis sativus L. roots. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:268 pubmed publisher
    ..The second conclusion is, on one hand, the decrease in the amount of enzymes linked to the biosynthesis of complex carbohydrates of the cell wall, and, on the other hand, the increase in enzymes linked to the turnover of proteins. ..
  4. Han Y, Zhang Z, Huang S, Jin W. An integrated molecular cytogenetic map of Cucumis sativus L. chromosome 2. BMC Genet. 2011;12:18 pubmed publisher
    Integration of molecular, genetic and cytological maps is still a challenge for most plant species. Recent progress in molecular and cytogenetic studies created a basis for developing integrated maps in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.).
  5. Zhang W, Pan J, He H, Zhang C, Li Z, Zhao J, et al. Construction of a high density integrated genetic map for cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Theor Appl Genet. 2012;124:249-59 pubmed publisher
    ..This consensus map with a high marker density and well-ordered markers is a saturated and reliable linkage map for genetic analysis of cucumber or the Cucurbitaceae family of plants...
  6. Sui X, Meng F, Wang H, Wei Y, Li R, Wang Z, et al. Molecular cloning, characteristics and low temperature response of raffinose synthase gene in Cucumis sativus L. J Plant Physiol. 2012;169:1883-91 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the gene encoding RS is poorly characterized in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.), which is a typical RFOs-translocating plant species...
  7. Trouwborst G, Oosterkamp J, Hogewoning S, Harbinson J, van Ieperen W. The responses of light interception, photosynthesis and fruit yield of cucumber to LED-lighting within the canopy. Physiol Plant. 2010;138:289-300 pubmed publisher
    ..gradients of leaf photosynthetic characteristics and on crop production and development of a greenhouse-grown Cucumis sativus'Samona' crop and analysed the interaction between them...
  8. Qi X, Xu X, Lin X, Zhang W, Chen X. Identification of differentially expressed genes in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) root under waterlogging stress by digital gene expression profile. Genomics. 2012;99:160-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction using nine genes independently verified the tag-mapped results. This present study reveals the comprehensive mechanisms of waterlogging-responsive transcription in cucumber...
  9. Khan A, Hamayun M, Ahmad N, Waqas M, Kang S, Kim Y, et al. Exophiala sp. LHL08 reprograms Cucumis sativus to higher growth under abiotic stresses. Physiol Plant. 2011;143:329-43 pubmed publisher
    ..We isolated a novel endophyte from the roots of Cucumis sativus and identified it as a strain of Exophiala sp...
  10. Lv J, Qi J, Shi Q, Shen D, Zhang S, Shao G, et al. Genetic diversity and population structure of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e46919 pubmed publisher
    ..Insight into the genetic structure of cucumber will help developing appropriate conservation strategies and provides a basis for population-level genome sequencing in cucumber...
  11. Ma Y, He X, Zhang P, Zhang Z, Guo Z, Tai R, et al. Phytotoxicity and biotransformation of La?O? nanoparticles in a terrestrial plant cucumber (Cucumis sativus). Nanotoxicology. 2011;5:743-53 pubmed publisher
    ..The reactions of active NPs at the nano-bio interface should be taken into account when studying the toxicity of dissolvable metal-based nanoparticles...
  12. Zhang B, Tolstikov V, Turnbull C, Hicks L, Fiehn O. Divergent metabolome and proteome suggest functional independence of dual phloem transport systems in cucurbits. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:13532-7 pubmed publisher
    ..On this basis, we propose that the fascicular phloem is largely responsible for sugar transport, whereas the extrafascicular phloem may function in signaling, defense, and transport of other metabolites...
  13. Fu F, Mao W, Shi K, Zhou Y, Yu J. Spatio-temporal changes in cell division, endoreduplication and expression of cell cycle-related genes in pollinated and plant growth substances-treated ovaries of cucumber. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2010;12:98-107 pubmed publisher
  14. Hamayun M, Khan S, Khan A, Rehman G, Kim Y, Iqbal I, et al. Gibberellin production and plant growth promotion from pure cultures of Cladosporium sp. MH-6 isolated from cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Mycologia. 2010;102:989-95 pubmed publisher
    ..The fungal isolate MH-6 was identified as a new strain of Cladosporium sp. on the basis of sequence homology (99%) and phylogenetic analysis of 18S rDNA sequence...
  15. Fu R, Liu W, Li Q, Li J, Wang L, Ren Z. Comprehensive analysis of the homeodomain-leucine zipper IV transcription factor family in Cucumis sativus. Genome. 2013;56:395-405 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, 11 cucumber (Cucumis sativus) HD-Zip IV genes were identified in the version 2 cucumber genome and found to be distributed unevenly across ..
  16. Li D, Cuevas H, Yang L, Li Y, Garcia Mas J, Zalapa J, et al. Syntenic relationships between cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) and melon (C. melo L.) chromosomes as revealed by comparative genetic mapping. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:396 pubmed publisher
    Cucumber, Cucumis sativus L. (2n = 2 × = 14) and melon, C. melo L. (2n = 2 × = 24) are two important vegetable species in the genus Cucumis (family Cucurbitaceae)...
  17. Wan H, Zhao Z, Qian C, Sui Y, Malik A, Chen J. Selection of appropriate reference genes for gene expression studies by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction in cucumber. Anal Biochem. 2010;399:257-61 pubmed publisher
    ..This study also provides guidelines for selecting different reference genes under different conditions...
  18. Hu L, Sun H, Li R, Zhang L, Wang S, Sui X, et al. Phloem unloading follows an extensive apoplasmic pathway in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) fruit from anthesis to marketable maturing stage. Plant Cell Environ. 2011;34:1835-48 pubmed publisher
    ..and sucrose transporter, and [(14)C]sugar uptake, the phloem unloading pathway was studied in cucumber (Cucumis sativus) fruit from anthesis to the marketable maturing stage...
  19. Migocka M, Papierniak A, Kosatka E, Klobus G. Comparative study of the active cadmium efflux systems operating at the plasma membrane and tonoplast of cucumber root cells. J Exp Bot. 2011;62:4903-16 pubmed publisher
  20. Qi J, Liu X, Shen D, Miao H, Xie B, Li X, et al. A genomic variation map provides insights into the genetic basis of cucumber domestication and diversity. Nat Genet. 2013;45:1510-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The genomic history of cucumber evolution uncovered here provides the basis for future genomics-enabled breeding...
  21. Kang H, Weng Y, Yang Y, Zhang Z, Zhang S, Mao Z, et al. Fine genetic mapping localizes cucumber scab resistance gene Ccu into an R gene cluster. Theor Appl Genet. 2011;122:795-803 pubmed publisher
    Scab, caused by Cladosporium cucumerinum, is an important disease of cucumber, Cucumis sativus. In this study, we conducted fine genetic mapping of the single dominant scab resistance gene, Ccu, with 148 F(9) recombinant inbred lines (..
  22. Liu W, Fu R, Li Q, Li J, Wang L, Ren Z. Genome-wide identification and expression profile of homeodomain-leucine zipper Class I gene family in Cucumis sativus. Gene. 2013;531:279-87 pubmed publisher
    ..The transcript abundance level analysis during abiotic stress conditions (NaCl, ABA and low temperature treatments) identified a group of HD-Zip I genes that responded to one or more treatments...
  23. Du C, Fan H, Guo S, Tezuka T, Li J. Proteomic analysis of cucumber seedling roots subjected to salt stress. Phytochemistry. 2010;71:1450-9 pubmed publisher
    ..metabolic modifications in plants under salt stress, the physiological and biochemical responses of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L. cv. Jinchun No. 2) seedlings to salt stress was investigated...
  24. Chang C, Wang B, Shi L, Li Y, Duo L, Zhang W. Alleviation of salt stress-induced inhibition of seed germination in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) by ethylene and glutamate. J Plant Physiol. 2010;167:1152-6 pubmed publisher
    ..1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid (ACC), Ethephon and Glu on germination and radicle growth of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) seeds in the absence and presence of 200 mM NaCl were investigated...
  25. Li Q, Zhang C, Li J, Wang L, Ren Z. Genome-wide identification and characterization of R2R3MYB family in Cucumis sativus. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e47576 pubmed publisher
    ..Although genome-wide analysis of this family has been carried out in some species, little is known about R2R3MYB genes in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.).
  26. Hu L, Liu S. Genome-wide analysis of the MADS-box gene family in cucumber. Genome. 2012;55:245-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Expression analysis revealed that 42 of 43 cucumber MADS-box members were expressed in multiple plant tissues, thereby implying their various roles in plants...
  27. Wan H, Yuan W, Bo K, Shen J, Pang X, Chen J. Genome-wide analysis of NBS-encoding disease resistance genes in Cucumis sativus and phylogenetic study of NBS-encoding genes in Cucurbitaceae crops. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:109 pubmed publisher
  28. Shu S, Guo S, Sun J, Yuan L. Effects of salt stress on the structure and function of the photosynthetic apparatus in Cucumis sativus and its protection by exogenous putrescine. Physiol Plant. 2012;146:285-96 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the present results point to the probability that the salt-induced dysfunction of photosynthesis is largely attributable to the loss of PAs in the photosynthetic apparatus...
  29. Zhang Z, Jia Y, Gao H, Zhang L, Li H, Meng Q. Characterization of PSI recovery after chilling-induced photoinhibition in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) leaves. Planta. 2011;234:883-9 pubmed publisher
    ..with or without 3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea (DCMU) on the repair process of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L...
  30. Adhikari B, Savory E, Vaillancourt B, Childs K, Hamilton J, Day B, et al. Expression profiling of Cucumis sativus in response to infection by Pseudoperonospora cubensis. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e34954 pubmed publisher
    ..on cucurbits, and at present, no effective resistance to this pathogen is available in cultivated cucumber (Cucumis sativus)...
  31. Gu H, Wang D, Li X, He C, Xu Z, Bai S. Characterization of an ethylene-inducible, calcium-dependent nuclease that is differentially expressed in cucumber flower development. New Phytol. 2011;192:590-600 pubmed publisher
    ..links between the two processes, we performed suppression subtractive hybridization (SSH) on cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) stamens of male and female flowers at stage 6, with stamens at stage 5 of bisexual flowers as a control...
  32. Chen L, Yang X, Raza W, Li J, Liu Y, Qiu M, et al. Trichoderma harzianum SQR-T037 rapidly degrades allelochemicals in rhizospheres of continuously cropped cucumbers. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;89:1653-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Application of beneficial microorganisms, such as SQR-T037 that biodegrades allelochemicals, is a highly efficient way to resolve the problems associated with continuous cropping system...
  33. Savory E, Adhikari B, Hamilton J, Vaillancourt B, Buell C, Day B. mRNA-Seq analysis of the Pseudoperonospora cubensis transcriptome during cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) infection. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35796 pubmed publisher
    ..cubensis infection of a susceptible Cucumis sativus cultivar, 'Vlaspik', and identification of genes with putative roles in infection, growth, and pathogenicity...
  34. Zhao X, Lu J, Zhang Z, Hu J, Huang S, Jin W. Comparison of the distribution of the repetitive DNA sequences in three variants of Cucumis sativus reveals their phylogenetic relationships. J Genet Genomics. 2011;38:39-45 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Cucumis sativus has three variants, Cucumis sativus L. var. sativus, Cucumis sativus L. var. hardwickii and Cucumis sativus L...
  35. Zhou X, Wu F. Dynamics of the diversity of fungal and Fusarium communities during continuous cropping of cucumber in the greenhouse. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2012;80:469-78 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, the findings of this study indicate that the population sizes rather than the diversity of fungi and Fusarium communities are linked to the soil sickness associated with cucumber cultivation...
  36. Varbanova M, Porter K, Lu F, Ralph J, Hammerschmidt R, Jones A, et al. Molecular and biochemical basis for stress-induced accumulation of free and bound p-coumaraldehyde in cucumber. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:1056-66 pubmed publisher
    ..report the identification and characterization of four cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenases (CADs) from cucumber (Cucumis sativus) with low activity toward p-coumaraldehyde yet exhibiting significant activity toward other phenylpropanoid ..
  37. Zhang P, Ma Y, Zhang Z, He X, Guo Z, Tai R, et al. Comparative toxicity of nanoparticulate/bulk Yb?O? and YbCl? to cucumber (Cucumis sativus). Environ Sci Technol. 2012;46:1834-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Only under the nano-Yb(2)O(3) treatment, YbPO(4) deposits were found in the cytoplasm of root cells, so the phytotoxicity might also be attributed to the Yb internalized into the cells...
  38. Nikolic M, Cesco S, Monte R, Tomasi N, Gottardi S, Zamboni A, et al. Nitrate transport in cucumber leaves is an inducible process involving an increase in plasma membrane H?-ATPase activity and abundance. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:66 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast very little is known about the physiology of nitrate transport towards different plant tissues and in particular at the leaf level...
  39. Liu S, Liu X, Jiang L. Genome-wide identification, phylogeny and expression analysis of the lipoxygenase gene family in cucumber. Genet Mol Res. 2011;10:2613-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Expression data showed widespread distribution of the cucumber LOX gene family within plant tissues, suggesting that they perform different functions in different tissues...
  40. Vigani G, Zocchi G. Effect of Fe deficiency on mitochondrial alternative NAD(P)H dehydrogenases in cucumber roots. J Plant Physiol. 2010;167:666-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The data presented support, for the first time, the hypothesis that Fe deficiency induces the alternative NAD(P)H dehydrogenases, bypassing the impaired complex I...
  41. Li Y, Yang L, Pathak M, Li D, He X, Weng Y. Fine genetic mapping of cp: a recessive gene for compact (dwarf) plant architecture in cucumber, Cucumis sativus L. Theor Appl Genet. 2011;123:973-83 pubmed publisher
    The compact (dwarf) plant architecture is an important trait in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) breeding that has the potential to be used in once-over mechanical harvest of cucumber production...
  42. Martinez G, Forment J, Llave C, Pallas V, Gomez G. High-throughput sequencing, characterization and detection of new and conserved cucumber miRNAs. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e19523 pubmed publisher
    ..prediction, high-throughput sequencing data and molecular methods to analyze miRNAs populations in cucumber (Cucumis sativus) plants...
  43. Xia X, Zhou Y, Ding J, Shi K, Asami T, Chen Z, et al. Induction of systemic stress tolerance by brassinosteroid in Cucumis sativus. New Phytol. 2011;191:706-20 pubmed publisher
    ..These results strongly argue that local EBR treatment can activate the continuous production of H?O?, and the autopropagative nature of the reactive oxygen species signal, in turn, mediates EBR-induced systemic tolerance...
  44. Ando K, Carr K, Grumet R. Transcriptome analyses of early cucumber fruit growth identifies distinct gene modules associated with phases of development. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:518 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study we combined morphological analysis with 454 pyrosequencing to study transcript level changes occurring in young cucumber fruit at five ages from anthesis through the end of exponential growth...
  45. Janicka Russak M, Kabała K, Wdowikowska A, Kłobus G. Response of plasma membrane H(+)-ATPase to low temperature in cucumber roots. J Plant Res. 2012;125:291-300 pubmed publisher
    ..In PC plants, an increase in H(2)O(2) level was observed. Moreover, treatment of plants with H(2)O(2) induced expression of PM H(+)-ATPase genes...
  46. Kappers I, Verstappen F, Luckerhoff L, Bouwmeester H, Dicke M. Genetic variation in jasmonic acid- and spider mite-induced plant volatile emission of cucumber accessions and attraction of the predator Phytoseiulus persimilis. J Chem Ecol. 2010;36:500-12 pubmed publisher
    Cucumber plants (Cucumis sativus L.) respond to spider-mite (Tetranychus urticae) damage with the release of specific volatiles that are exploited by predatory mites, the natural enemies of the spider mites, to locate their prey...
  47. Shu S, Yuan L, Guo S, Sun J, Yuan Y. Effects of exogenous spermine on chlorophyll fluorescence, antioxidant system and ultrastructure of chloroplasts in Cucumis sativus L. under salt stress. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2013;63:209-16 pubmed publisher
    ..chlorophyll fluorescence, ultrastructure and anti-oxidative metabolism of chloroplasts were investigated in Cucumis sativus L. under NaCl stress. Salt stress significantly reduced plant growth, chlorophylls content and F(v)/F(m)...
  48. Tang J, Meng X, Liu H, Zhao J, Zhou L, Qiu M, et al. Antimicrobial activity of sphingolipids isolated from the stems of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Molecules. 2010;15:9288-97 pubmed publisher
    ..by bioassay-guided isolation from the chloroform fraction of the crude methanol extract of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L...
  49. Hogewoning S, Trouwborst G, Maljaars H, Poorter H, van Ieperen W, Harbinson J. Blue light dose-responses of leaf photosynthesis, morphology, and chemical composition of Cucumis sativus grown under different combinations of red and blue light. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:3107-17 pubmed publisher
    ..It is concluded that blue light during growth is qualitatively required for normal photosynthetic functioning and quantitatively mediates leaf responses resembling those to irradiance intensity...
  50. Ling J, Jiang W, Zhang Y, Yu H, Mao Z, Gu X, et al. Genome-wide analysis of WRKY gene family in Cucumis sativus. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:471 pubmed publisher
    ..Considering that there has been extensive expansion of group 3 WRKY genes in angiosperms, the occurrence of different evolutionary events could explain the functional divergence of these genes...
  51. Tian M, Win J, Savory E, Burkhardt A, Held M, Brandizzi F, et al. 454 Genome sequencing of Pseudoperonospora cubensis reveals effector proteins with a QXLR translocation motif. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2011;24:543-53 pubmed publisher
    ..cubensis. Furthermore, the massive duplication of PcQNE suggests that they might play pivotal roles in pathogen fitness and pathogenicity...
  52. Ofek M, Hadar Y, Minz D. Colonization of cucumber seeds by bacteria during germination. Environ Microbiol. 2011;13:2794-807 pubmed publisher
    Detailed analysis revealed fundamental differences between bacterial association with cucumber (Cucumis sativus) seeds and seedlings roots...
  53. Li J, Liu J, Zhang H, Xie C. Identification and transcriptional profiling of differentially expressed genes associated with resistance to Pseudoperonospora cubensis in cucumber. Plant Cell Rep. 2011;30:345-57 pubmed publisher
    To identify genes induced during Pseudoperonospora cubensis (Berk. and Curk.) Rostov. infection in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L...
  54. Nema N, Maity N, Sarkar B, Mukherjee P. Cucumis sativus fruit-potential antioxidant, anti-hyaluronidase, and anti-elastase agent. Arch Dermatol Res. 2011;303:247-52 pubmed publisher
    ..was to screen the antioxidant, anti-hyaluronidase, and anti-elastase activity of the lyophilized juice of Cucumis sativus fruit (CSLJ)...
  55. Warzybok A, Migocka M. Reliable reference genes for normalization of gene expression in cucumber grown under different nitrogen nutrition. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e72887 pubmed publisher
    ..1 expression. In addition, our results suggest the inclusion of 3 or 4 references to obtain highly reliable results of target genes expression in all cucumber organs under nitrogen-related stress. ..
  56. Yu J, Sun Y, Zhang Y, Ding J, Xia X, Xiao C, et al. Selective trans-cinnamic acid uptake impairs [Ca2+]cyt homeostasis and growth in Cucumis sativus L. J Chem Ecol. 2009;35:1471-7 pubmed publisher
    To obtain insight into interspecies interactions mediated by allelochemicals, the response of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L. cv Jinyan No...
  57. Bie B, Pan J, He H, Yang X, Zhao J, Cai R. Molecular cloning and expression analysis of the ethylene insensitive3 (EIN3) gene in cucumber (Cucumis sativus). Genet Mol Res. 2013;12:4179-91 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, this study will provide the basis for further study on the role of EIN3 in relevant biological processes of cucumber and on the molecular mechanism of the cucumber ethylene signaling pathway. ..
  58. Wang D, Li F, Duan Q, Han T, Xu Z, Bai S. Ethylene perception is involved in female cucumber flower development. Plant J. 2010;61:862-72 pubmed publisher
    ..This opens up a novel perspective and approach to solve the half-century-long puzzle of how gaseous ethylene selectively promotes female flowers in the monoecious cucumber plant...
  59. Janicka Russak M, Kabała K, Burzyński M. Different effect of cadmium and copper on H+-ATPase activity in plasma membrane vesicles from Cucumis sativus roots. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:4133-42 pubmed publisher
    The effect of heavy metals on plasma membrane (PM) H(+)-ATPase (EC 3.6.3.14) activity in cucumber (Cucumis sativus) roots was studied...
  60. Wang B, Shi L, Li Y, Zhang W. Boron toxicity is alleviated by hydrogen sulfide in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) seedlings. Planta. 2010;231:1301-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, we investigated the role of H(2)S in B toxicity in cucumber (Cucumis sativus) seedlings...
  61. Li Z, Zhang Z, Yan P, Huang S, Fei Z, Lin K. RNA-Seq improves annotation of protein-coding genes in the cucumber genome. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:540 pubmed publisher
    ..In an effort to create high-quality gene models of the cucumber genome (Cucumis sativus var...