hevea

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE, order Euphorbiales, subclass Rosidae. Commercial natural RUBBER is mainly obtained from Hevea brasiliensis but also from some other plants.

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  1. Venkatachalam P, Thulaseedharan A, Raghothama K. Identification of expression profiles of tapping panel dryness (TPD) associated genes from the latex of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.). Planta. 2007;226:499-515 pubmed
    Tapping panel dryness (TPD) occurrence in high latex yielding rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) is characterized by the partial or complete cessation of latex flow upon tapping leading to severe loss in natural rubber production around ..
  2. Lardet L, Dessailly F, Carron M, Montoro P, Monteuuis O. Influences of aging and cloning methods on the capacity for somatic embryogenesis of a mature Hevea brasiliensis genotype. Tree Physiol. 2009;29:291-8 pubmed publisher
    We compared embryogenic capacities of integument explants excised from three sources of the Hevea brasiliensis (Müll. Arg.) mature genotype PB 260...
  3. Pootakham W, Chanprasert J, Jomchai N, Sangsrakru D, Yoocha T, Therawattanasuk K, et al. Single nucleotide polymorphism marker development in the rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis (Euphorbiaceae). Am J Bot. 2011;98:e337-8 pubmed publisher
    ..high-throughput 454 sequencing technology in the identification of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers in Hevea brasiliensis. ..
  4. Gébelin V, Argout X, Engchuan W, Pitollat B, Duan C, Montoro P, et al. Identification of novel microRNAs in Hevea brasiliensis and computational prediction of their targets. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:18 pubmed publisher
    ..In Hevea brasiliensis, environmental and harvesting stresses are known to affect natural rubber production...
  5. Bangrak P, Chotigeat W. Molecular cloning and biochemical characterization of a novel cystatin from Hevea rubber latex. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2011;49:244-50 pubmed publisher
    A novel cDNA encoding a cysteine proteinase inhibitor or phytocystatin was isolated from Hevea brasiliensis RRIM600 rubber latex cDNA library. The full-length HbCPI obtained from rapid amplification of cDNA ends contains 588 bp...
  6. Singh A, Wi S, Chung G, Kim Y, Kang H. The micromorphology and protein characterization of rubber particles in Ficus carica, Ficus benghalensis and Hevea brasiliensis. J Exp Bot. 2003;54:985-92 pubmed
    ..structural characteristics, the micromorphology of rubber particles from Ficus carica, Ficus benghalensis, and Hevea brasiliensis was examined by electron microscopy...
  7. Gartler G, Kratky C, Gruber K. Structural determinants of the enantioselectivity of the hydroxynitrile lyase from Hevea brasiliensis. J Biotechnol. 2007;129:87-97 pubmed
    The hydroxynitrile lyase from the tropical rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis (HbHNL) is utilized as a biocatalyst in stereospecific syntheses of alpha-hydroxynitriles from aldehydes and methyl-ketones...
  8. Zeng C, Wang W, Zheng Y, Chen X, Bo W, Song S, et al. Conservation and divergence of microRNAs and their functions in Euphorbiaceous plants. Nucleic Acids Res. 2010;38:981-95 pubmed publisher
    ..in at least one of four Euphorbiaceous species, the Castor bean, the Cassava (Manihot esculenta), the Rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) and the Jatropha (Jatropha curcas) during normal seedling development...
  9. Rahman A, Usharraj A, Misra B, Thottathil G, Jayasekaran K, Feng Y, et al. Draft genome sequence of the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:75 pubmed publisher
    b>Hevea brasiliensis, a member of the Euphorbiaceae family, is the major commercial source of natural rubber (NR)...

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  1. Rattanapittayaporn A, Wititsuwannakul D, Wititsuwannakul R. Significant role of bacterial undecaprenyl diphosphate (C55-UPP) for rubber synthesis by Hevea latex enzymes. Macromol Biosci. 2004;4:1039-52 pubmed
    Washed bottom fraction (BF) membrane-bound particles of centrifuged fresh Hevea latex were found to be very active in rubber biosynthesis (RB)...
  2. Tang C, Huang D, Yang J, Liu S, Sakr S, Li H, et al. The sucrose transporter HbSUT3 plays an active role in sucrose loading to laticifer and rubber productivity in exploited trees of Hevea brasiliensis (para rubber tree). Plant Cell Environ. 2010;33:1708-20 pubmed publisher
    ..sucrose loading in rubber-producing cells (laticifer cells) is essential for retaining rubber productivity in Hevea brasiliensis, but the molecular mechanisms underlying the regulation of this process remain unknown...
  3. da Costa B, Keasling J, Cornish K. Regulation of rubber biosynthetic rate and molecular weight in Hevea brasiliensis by metal cofactor. Biomacromolecules. 2005;6:279-89 pubmed
    ..The rubber initiation rate, biosynthetic rate, and molecular weight produced in vitro from Hevea brasiliensis rubber transferase is regulated by metal ion concentration...
  4. Yu F, Wang B, Feng S, Wang J, Li W, Wu Y. Development, characterization, and cross-species/genera transferability of SSR markers for rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). Plant Cell Rep. 2011;30:335-44 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, 252 sequences with SSRs were cloned from the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) genome from which 258 SSR loci were obtained. The average repeat number was six...
  5. Rihs H, Dumont B, Rozynek P, Lundberg M, Cremer R, Br ning T, et al. Molecular cloning, purification, and IgE-binding of a recombinant class I chitinase from Hevea brasiliensis leaves (rHev b 11.0102). Allergy. 2003;58:246-51 pubmed
    ..The present study aimed to produce a recombinant latex class I chitinase from Hevea brasiliensis leaves and to study its immunoglobulin (Ig)E-binding reactivity. ..
  6. Issa J, Defino H, Pereira Y, Netto J, Sebald W, Bentley M, et al. Bone repair investigation using rhBMP-2 and angiogenic protein extracted from latex. Microsc Res Tech. 2012;75:145-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Using this experimental animal model, more new bone tissue was found when it was inserted the rhBMP-2, especially when this protein was combined to the vehicle, and this process seems to be dose dependent. ..
  7. Peng S, Zhu J, Li H, Tian W. Cloning and characterization of a novel cysteine protease gene (HbCP1) from Hevea brasiliensis. J Biosci. 2008;33:681-90 pubmed
    The full-length cDNA encoding a cysteine protease,designated HbCP1, was isolated for the first time from Hevea brasiliensis by the rapid amplification of cDNA ends (RACE) method...
  8. Sando T, Hayashi T, Takeda T, Akiyama Y, Nakazawa Y, Fukusaki E, et al. Histochemical study of detailed laticifer structure and rubber biosynthesis-related protein localization in Hevea brasiliensis using spectral confocal laser scanning microscopy. Planta. 2009;230:215-25 pubmed publisher
    In Hevea brasiliensis, laticifers produce and accumulate rubber particles. Despite observation using histochemical methods, development stage structure and structures with ceasing functions have rarely been described...
  9. Jayashree R, Rekha K, Venkatachalam P, Uratsu S, Dandekar A, Kumari Jayasree P, et al. Genetic transformation and regeneration of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg) transgenic plants with a constitutive version of an anti-oxidative stress superoxide dismutase gene. Plant Cell Rep. 2003;22:201-9 pubmed
    Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated genetic transformation and the regeneration of transgenic plants was achieved in Hevea brasiliensis. Immature anther-derived calli were used to develop transgenic plants...
  10. Sookmark U, Pujade Renaud V, Chrestin H, Lacote R, Naiyanetr C, Seguin M, et al. Characterization of polypeptides accumulated in the latex cytosol of rubber trees affected by the tapping panel dryness syndrome. Plant Cell Physiol. 2002;43:1323-33 pubmed
    ..A mechanism of cellular delocalization as a consequence of the lutoids instability is proposed to explain REF and SRPP accumulation in the cytosol of TPD trees. ..
  11. Chow K, Wan K, Isa M, Bahari A, Tan S, Harikrishna K, et al. Insights into rubber biosynthesis from transcriptome analysis of Hevea brasiliensis latex. J Exp Bot. 2007;58:2429-40 pubmed
    b>Hevea brasiliensis is the most widely cultivated species for commercial production of natural rubber (cis-polyisoprene)...
  12. Chow K, Mat Isa M, Bahari A, Ghazali A, Alias H, Mohd Zainuddin Z, et al. Metabolic routes affecting rubber biosynthesis in Hevea brasiliensis latex. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:1863-71 pubmed publisher
    The cytosolic mevalonate (MVA) pathway in Hevea brasiliensis latex is the conventionally accepted pathway which provides isopentenyl diphosphate (IPP) for cis-polyisoprene (rubber) biosynthesis...
  13. Li D, Xia Z, Deng Z, Liu X, Dong J, Feng F. Development and characterization of intron-flanking EST-PCR markers in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.). Mol Biotechnol. 2012;51:148-59 pubmed publisher
    With a long-term goal of constructing a linkage map enriched with gene-specific markers in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg...
  14. Tang C, Xiao X, Li H, Fan Y, Yang J, Qi J, et al. Comparative analysis of latex transcriptome reveals putative molecular mechanisms underlying super productivity of Hevea brasiliensis. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e75307 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the SHY phenotype has little correlation with rubber-biosynthesis pathway genes. ..
  15. Duan C, Rio M, Leclercq J, Bonnot F, Oliver G, Montoro P. Gene expression pattern in response to wounding, methyl jasmonate and ethylene in the bark of Hevea brasiliensis. Tree Physiol. 2010;30:1349-59 pubmed publisher
    Natural rubber production in Hevea brasiliensis is determined by both tapping and ethephon frequencies. It is affected by a complex physiological disorder called tapping panel dryness...
  16. Li D, Deng Z, Qin B, Liu X, Men Z. De novo assembly and characterization of bark transcriptome using Illumina sequencing and development of EST-SSR markers in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.). BMC Genomics. 2012;13:192 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, it is necessary to carried out high-throughput transcriptome sequencing of rubber tree bark to generate enormous transcript sequences for the functional characterization and molecular marker development...
  17. Padhi S, Fujii R, Legatt G, Fossum S, Berchtold R, Kazlauskas R. Switching from an esterase to a hydroxynitrile lyase mechanism requires only two amino acid substitutions. Chem Biol. 2010;17:863-71 pubmed publisher
    ..5. The specificity constant for the lysis of mandelontrile is 13,000-fold faster than the uncatalyzed reaction and only 1300-fold less efficient (k(cat/)K(M)) than hydroxynitrile lyase from rubber tree...
  18. Duan C, Argout X, Gébelin V, Summo M, Dufayard J, Leclercq J, et al. Identification of the Hevea brasiliensis AP2/ERF superfamily by RNA sequencing. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:30 pubmed publisher
    Rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) laticifers are the source of natural rubber. Rubber production depends on endogenous and exogenous ethylene (ethephon)...
  19. Piyatrakul P, Putranto R, Martin F, Rio M, Dessailly F, Leclercq J, et al. Some ethylene biosynthesis and AP2/ERF genes reveal a specific pattern of expression during somatic embryogenesis in Hevea brasiliensis. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:244 pubmed publisher
    ..The AP2/ERF superfamily has been identified and classified in Hevea brasiliensis. This superfamily includes the ERFs involved in response to ethylene...
  20. Sirinupong N, Suwanmanee P, Doolittle R, Suvachitanont W. Molecular cloning of a new cDNA and expression of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA synthase gene from Hevea brasiliensis. Planta. 2005;221:502-12 pubmed publisher
    3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA synthase (HMGS), EC 4.1.3.5, is an essential enzyme in rubber biosynthesis in Hevea brasiliensis. We have isolated a new cDNA encoding HMGS in H. brasiliensis...
  21. Charbit E, Legavre T, Lardet L, Bourgeois E, Ferriere N, Carron M. Identification of differentially expressed cDNA sequences and histological characteristics of Hevea brasiliensis calli in relation to their embryogenic and regenerative capacities. Plant Cell Rep. 2004;22:539-48 pubmed
    Different friable Hevea callus lines from the same genotype can display different embryogenic and regenerative potentials. These lines can not be distinguished on the basis of macroscopic criteria...
  22. Silva W, Deraniyagala S, Wijesundera R, Karunanayake E, Priyanka U. Isolation of scopoletin from leaves of Hevea brasiliensis and the effect of scopoletin on pathogens of H. brasiliensis. Mycopathologia. 2002;153:199-202 pubmed
    ..inhibited the conidial germination of Corynespora cassiicola was isolated from the uninfected mature leaves of Hevea brasiliensis. Scopoletin was not detected in uninfected immature rubber leaves...
  23. Yeang H, Arif S, Yusof F, Sunderasan E. Allergenic proteins of natural rubber latex. Methods. 2002;27:32-45 pubmed
    As the living cytoplasm of laticiferous cells, Hevea brasiliensis latex is a rich blend of organic substances that include a mélange of proteins. A small number of these proteins have given rise to the problem of latex allergy...
  24. Sando T, Takaoka C, Mukai Y, Yamashita A, Hattori M, Ogasawara N, et al. Cloning and characterization of mevalonate pathway genes in a natural rubber producing plant, Hevea brasiliensis. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2008;72:2049-60 pubmed publisher
    b>Hevea brasiliensis Müll. Arg. is a tree that produces natural rubber, an industrially vital isoprenoid polymer...
  25. Priya P, Venkatachalam P, Thulaseedharan A. Differential expression pattern of rubber elongation factor (REF) mRNA transcripts from high and low yielding clones of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.). Plant Cell Rep. 2007;26:1833-8 pubmed
    In Hevea tree, rubber elongation factor (REF) is a key gene involved in rubber biosynthesis...
  26. Sakdapipanich J. Structural characterization of natural rubber based on recent evidence from selective enzymatic treatments. J Biosci Bioeng. 2007;103:287-92 pubmed
    ..The nitrogenous groups in NR from Hevea brasiliensis have been regarded as an important factor governing cured rubber properties, although there is no ..
  27. Karthikeyan T, Rajgopal S, Miranda L. Chromium(VI) adsorption from aqueous solution by Hevea Brasilinesis sawdust activated carbon. J Hazard Mater. 2005;124:192-9 pubmed
    Adsorption capacity of Cr(VI) onto Hevea Brasilinesis (Rubber wood) sawdust activated carbon was investigated in a batch system by considering the effects of various parameters like contact time, initial concentration, pH and temperature...
  28. Silpi U, Lacointe A, Kasempsap P, Thanysawanyangkura S, Chantuma P, Gohet E, et al. Carbohydrate reserves as a competing sink: evidence from tapping rubber trees. Tree Physiol. 2007;27:881-9 pubmed
    ..We tested the validity of this concept in Hevea brasiliensis Müll. Arg...
  29. Uthup T, Ravindran M, Bini K, Thakurdas S. Divergent DNA methylation patterns associated with abiotic stress in Hevea brasiliensis. Mol Plant. 2011;4:996-1013 pubmed publisher
    ..identification of DNA methylation patterns and their putative relationship with abiotic stress in the tree crop Hevea brasiliensis (source of 99% of natural rubber in the world)...
  30. Li H, Qin Y, Xiao X, Tang C. Screening of valid reference genes for real-time RT-PCR data normalization in Hevea brasiliensis and expression validation of a sucrose transporter gene HbSUT3. Plant Sci. 2011;181:132-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, a systematic reference gene screening was performed by RT-qPCR on 22 candidate genes in Hevea brasiliensis...
  31. Muhamad N, Chirapongsatonkul N, Churngchow N. Defense-related polyphenol oxidase from Hevea brasiliensis cell suspension: purification and characterization. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2012;167:177-89 pubmed publisher
    Polyphenol oxidase (PPO) was examined from the extract of leaf, seed, and cell suspension of Hevea brasiliensis, a rubber plant...
  32. Tungngoen K, Viboonjun U, Kongsawadworakul P, Katsuhara M, Julien J, Sakr S, et al. Hormonal treatment of the bark of rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis) increases latex yield through latex dilution in relation with the differential expression of two aquaporin genes. J Plant Physiol. 2011;168:253-62 pubmed publisher
    Natural rubber is synthesized in laticifers in the inner liber of the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). Upon bark tapping, the latex is expelled due to liber turgor pressure...
  33. Li D, Deng Z, Chen C, Xia Z, Wu M, He P, et al. Identification and characterization of genes associated with tapping panel dryness from Hevea brasiliensis latex using suppression subtractive hybridization. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:140 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study is undertaken to generate information about the genes related to TPD in rubber tree...
  34. Leclercq J, Lardet L, Martin F, Chapuset T, Oliver G, Montoro P. The green fluorescent protein as an efficient selection marker for Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation in Hevea brasiliensis (Müll. Arg). Plant Cell Rep. 2010;29:513-22 pubmed publisher
    ..genetic transformation procedure using a recombinant green fluorescent protein (GFP) has been developed in Hevea brasiliensis clone PB260...
  35. Yang J, Huang J, Pan Q, Tang J, Han X. Long-term impacts of land-use change on dynamics of tropical soil carbon and nitrogen pools. J Environ Sci (China). 2004;16:256-61 pubmed
    ..forest and a male bamboo (Dendrocalamus membranaceae) secondary forest, shifting cultivation, and rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis (H. B. K.) Muell. Arg.) plantation (one plot is 3-year-old, and another is 7-year-old)...
  36. Wagner S, Breiteneder H. Hevea brasiliensis latex allergens: current panel and clinical relevance. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2005;136:90-7 pubmed
    ..Therefore, the application of Hevea allergens in novel diagnostic assays and the development of specific latex immunotherapy will provide new ..
  37. O Riordain G, Radauer C, Hoffmann Sommergruber K, Adhami F, Peterbauer C, Blanco C, et al. Cloning and molecular characterization of the Hevea brasiliensis allergen Hev b 11, a class I chitinase. Clin Exp Allergy. 2002;32:455-62 pubmed
    In the last 10 years type-I allergy against proteins from Hevea brasiliensis latex has become an acknowledged medical issue. Fruit-allergic patients represent one risk group for developing latex allergy...
  38. Asawatreratanakul K, Zhang Y, Wititsuwannakul D, Wititsuwannakul R, Takahashi S, Rattanapittayaporn A, et al. Molecular cloning, expression and characterization of cDNA encoding cis-prenyltransferases from Hevea brasiliensis. A key factor participating in natural rubber biosynthesis. Eur J Biochem. 2003;270:4671-80 pubmed
    Natural rubber from Hevea brasiliensis is a high molecular mass polymer of isoprene units with cis-configuration...
  39. Venkatachalam P, Thulaseedharan A, Raghothama K. Molecular identification and characterization of a gene associated with the onset of tapping panel dryness (TPD) syndrome in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis Muell.) by mRNA differential display. Mol Biotechnol. 2009;41:42-52 pubmed publisher
    In rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis), tapping panel dryness (TPD) syndrome is considered as a complex physiological disorder which affects latex biosynthesis...
  40. Sripaiboonkij P, Phanprasit W, Jaakkola M. Respiratory and skin effects of exposure to wood dust from the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis. Occup Environ Med. 2009;66:442-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The main aim of this study was to investigate the relations of rubber tree dust exposure to respiratory and skin symptoms, asthma and lung function...
  41. Ko J, Chow K, Han K. Transcriptome analysis reveals novel features of the molecular events occurring in the laticifers of Hevea brasiliensis (para rubber tree). Plant Mol Biol. 2003;53:479-92 pubmed
    Latex of Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A, Juss.) Mull. Arg. (Brazilian rubber tree) contains 30-50% (w/w) of natural rubber (cis-1,4-polyisoprene), which is an important raw material for many industrial uses...
  42. de Blécourt M, Brumme R, Xu J, Corre M, Veldkamp E. Soil carbon stocks decrease following conversion of secondary forests to rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) plantations. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e69357 pubmed publisher
    ..Although the IPCC tier 1 method assumes that soil carbon changes from forest-to-rubber plantation conversions are zero, our findings show that they need to be included to avoid errors in estimating overall ecosystem carbon fluxes. ..
  43. Guterl J, Andexer J, Sehl T, von Langermann J, Frindi Wosch I, Rosenkranz T, et al. Uneven twins: comparison of two enantiocomplementary hydroxynitrile lyases with alpha/beta-hydrolase fold. J Biotechnol. 2009;141:166-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The results are compared to available data of the structurally related S-HNL from Hevea brasiliensis (HbHNL), which is frequently applied in technical processes...
  44. Xia Z, Xu H, Zhai J, Li D, Luo H, He C, et al. RNA-Seq analysis and de novo transcriptome assembly of Hevea brasiliensis. Plant Mol Biol. 2011;77:299-308 pubmed publisher
    b>Hevea brasiliensis, being the only source of commercial natural rubber, is an extremely economically important crop...
  45. Souza L, Gazaffi R, Mantello C, Silva C, Garcia D, Le Guen V, et al. QTL mapping of growth-related traits in a full-sib family of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) evaluated in a sub-tropical climate. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e61238 pubmed publisher
    The rubber tree (Hevea spp.), cultivated in equatorial and tropical countries, is the primary plant used in natural rubber production. Due to genetic and physiological constraints, inbred lines of this species are not available...
  46. Bernstein D, Biagini R, Karnani R, Hamilton R, Murphy K, Bernstein C, et al. In vivo sensitization to purified Hevea brasiliensis proteins in health care workers sensitized to natural rubber latex. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003;111:610-6 pubmed
    Thirteen proteins of natural rubber latex (Hevea brasiliensis) known to bind human IgE have been isolated and characterized as Hev b allergens...
  47. Kim I, Ryu S, Kwak Y, Kang H. A novel cDNA from Parthenium argentatum Gray enhances the rubber biosynthetic activity in vitro. J Exp Bot. 2004;55:377-85 pubmed
    ..A recent report has revealed that a 24 kDa protein tightly associated with the small rubber particles of Hevea brasiliensis, therefore designated small rubber particle protein (SRPP), plays a positive role in rubber ..
  48. Norton G, Pappusamy A, Yusof F, Pujade Renaud V, Perkins M, Griffiths D, et al. Characterisation of recombinant Hevea brasiliensis allene oxide synthase: effects of cycloxygenase inhibitors, lipoxygenase inhibitors and salicylates on enzyme activity. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2007;45:129-38 pubmed publisher
    ..jasmonic acid (JA) treatment have been shown to be important factors in controlling laticifer differentiation in Hevea brasiliensis (rubber tree). With the long-term aim of potentially modifying the endogenous levels of JA in H...
  49. Qin Y, Shi F, Tang C. Molecular characterization and expression analysis of cDNAs encoding four Rab and two Arf GTPases in the latex of Hevea brasiliensis. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2011;49:729-37 pubmed publisher
    ..a role in the regulation of the regeneration of latex (the cytoplasm of the rubber-producing laticifer cell) in Hevea brasiliensis (Hevea hereafter), full-length cDNAs that encode four HbRab and two HbArf GTPases were cloned...
  50. Tangphatsornruang S, Uthaipaisanwong P, Sangsrakru D, Chanprasert J, Yoocha T, Jomchai N, et al. Characterization of the complete chloroplast genome of Hevea brasiliensis reveals genome rearrangement, RNA editing sites and phylogenetic relationships. Gene. 2011;475:104-12 pubmed publisher
    Rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) is an economical plant and widely grown for natural rubber production. However, genomic research of rubber tree has lagged behind other species in the Euphorbiaceae family...
  51. Li H, Lu H, Guo D, Tian W, Peng S. Molecular characterization of a thioredoxin h gene (HbTRX1) from Hevea brasiliensis showing differential expression in latex between self-rooting juvenile clones and donor clones. Mol Biol Rep. 2011;38:1989-94 pubmed publisher
    The cDNA code of thioredoxin h, designated as HbTRX1, was isolated from Hevea brasiliensis by rapid amplification of cDNA ends. HbTRX1 contained a 542-bp open reading frame encoding 123 amino acids...
  52. Triwitayakorn K, Chatkulkawin P, Kanjanawattanawong S, Sraphet S, Yoocha T, Sangsrakru D, et al. Transcriptome sequencing of Hevea brasiliensis for development of microsatellite markers and construction of a genetic linkage map. DNA Res. 2011;18:471-82 pubmed publisher
    To obtain more information on the Hevea brasiliensis genome, we sequenced the transcriptome from the vegetative shoot apex yielding 2 311 497 reads...
  53. Tang C, Qi J, Li H, Zhang C, Wang Y. A convenient and efficient protocol for isolating high-quality RNA from latex of Hevea brasiliensis (para rubber tree). J Biochem Biophys Methods. 2007;70:749-54 pubmed
    ..applications, including construction of one high-quality cDNA library, cloning of the full-length cDNAs of 3 novel Hevea sucrose transporter genes, and semi-quantitative RT-PCR analysis of two rubber-biosynthesis essential genes and ..
  54. Palosuo T, Panzani R, Singh A, Ariano R, Alenius H, Turjanmaa K. Allergen cross-reactivity between proteins of the latex from Hevea brasiliensis, seeds and pollen of Ricinus communis, and pollen of Mercurialis annua, members of the Euphorbiaceae family. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2002;23:141-7 pubmed
    Allergen cross-reactions among three strongly sensitizing Euphorbiaceae species, i.e., the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis), castor bean (Ricinus communis), and the Mediterranean weed Mercurialis annua were studied in Finnish patients (n ..
  55. Zhu J, Zhang Q, Wu R, Zhang Z. HbMT2, an ethephon-induced metallothionein gene from Hevea brasiliensis responds to H(2)O(2) stress. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2010;48:710-5 pubmed publisher
    ..this study a novel ethephon-induced metallothionein gene, designated as HbMT2, was isolated and characterized from Hevea brasiliensis...
  56. Beezhold D, Hickey V, Kostyal D, Puhl H, Zuidmeer L, van Ree R, et al. Lipid transfer protein from Hevea brasiliensis (Hev b 12), a cross-reactive latex protein. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003;90:439-45 pubmed
    ..We sought to determine whether Hevea brasiliensis produces LTP and whether it would bind immunoglobulin E from latex-allergic patients.
  57. Leclercq J, Martin F, Sanier C, Clement Vidal A, Fabre D, Oliver G, et al. Over-expression of a cytosolic isoform of the HbCuZnSOD gene in Hevea brasiliensis changes its response to a water deficit. Plant Mol Biol. 2012;80:255-72 pubmed publisher
    b>Hevea brasiliensis is the main commercial source of natural rubber. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) scavenging systems are involved in various biotic and abiotic stresses...
  58. Liengprayoon S, Sriroth K, Dubreucq E, Vaysse L. Glycolipid composition of Hevea brasiliensis latex. Phytochemistry. 2011;72:1902-13 pubmed publisher
    Glycolipids of fresh latex from three clones of Hevea brasiliensis were characterized and quantified by HPLC/ESI-MS. Their fatty acyl and sterol components were further confirmed by GC/MS after saponification...
  59. Dusotoit Coucaud A, Brunel N, Kongsawadworakul P, Viboonjun U, Lacointe A, Julien J, et al. Sucrose importation into laticifers of Hevea brasiliensis, in relation to ethylene stimulation of latex production. Ann Bot. 2009;104:635-47 pubmed publisher
    The major economic product of Hevea brasiliensis is a rubber-containing cytoplasm (latex), which flows out of laticifers (latex cells) when the bark is tapped. The latex yield is stimulated by ethylene...
  60. Zhu J, Zhang Z. Ethylene stimulation of latex production in Hevea brasiliensis. Plant Signal Behav. 2009;4:1072-4 pubmed
    Rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) is an important industrial crop for natural rubber production. Ethylene, as a stimulant of latex production in H. brasiliensis, has been widely used in commercial latex production...
  61. Pujade Renaud V, Sanier C, Cambillau L, Pappusamy A, Jones H, Ruengsri N, et al. Molecular characterization of new members of the Hevea brasiliensis hevein multigene family and analysis of their promoter region in rice. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005;1727:151-61 pubmed
    The cloning of hevein genes from Hevea brasiliensis was undertaken with the objective to isolate useful promoters to drive transgene expression in genetically engineered rubber tree...
  62. Sando T, Takeno S, Watanabe N, Okumoto H, Kuzuyama T, Yamashita A, et al. Cloning and characterization of the 2-C-methyl-D-erythritol 4-phosphate (MEP) pathway genes of a natural-rubber producing plant, Hevea brasiliensis. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2008;72:2903-17 pubmed publisher
    Natural rubber is synthesized as rubber particles in the latex, the fluid cytoplasm of laticifers, of Hevea brasiliensis...
  63. Lieberei R. South American leaf blight of the rubber tree (Hevea spp.): new steps in plant domestication using physiological features and molecular markers. Ann Bot. 2007;100:1125-42 pubmed
    Rubber trees (Hevea spp.) are perennial crops of Amazonian origin that have been spread over the whole tropical belt to guarantee worldwide production of natural rubber...
  64. Hosamani K, Katagi K. Characterization and structure elucidation of 12-hydroxyoctadec-cis-9-enoic acid in Jatropha gossypifolia and Hevea brasiliensis seed oils: a rich source of hydroxy fatty acid. Chem Phys Lipids. 2008;152:9-12 pubmed
    ..Jatropha gossypifolia and Hevea brasiliensis seed oils were found to contain 18.5% and 18...
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    Characterized native and recombinant Hevea brasiliensis (rHev b) natural rubber latex (NRL) allergens are available to assess patient allergen sensitization profiles.
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    ..The expression of HbDXR2 in the latex suggests its important role in isoprenoid biosynthesis by substrate molecules, indicating that the MEP pathway may have some indirect roles in the biosynthesis of rubber...
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    ..rubber-producing cells sees a critical role in elucidating rubber biosynthesis and its regulation in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis)...
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    Tapping panel dryness (TPD) is a complex physiological syndrome found widely in rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) plantations that causes severe yield loss in natural rubber-producing countries...
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    b>Hevea brasiliensis is an important industrial crop for natural rubber production. Latex biosynthesis occurs in the cytoplasm of highly specialized latex cells and requires sucrose as the unique precursor...
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    The rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) is native to the Amazon region and it is the major source of natural rubber in the world. Rubber tree breeding is time-consuming and expensive...
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    b>Hevea brasiliensis is one of few higher plants producing the commercial natural rubber used in many significant applications. The biosynthesis of high molecular weight rubber molecules by the higher plants has not been clarified yet...
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    ..Two full-length cDNAs, designated HblMYC1 and HblMYC2, were isolated from laticifer cells in Hevea brasiliensis by the method of RACE...
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    Genetic resistance components of the Hevea brasiliensis x H...
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    ..and antecedent environmental data was undertaken for five clones (RRII203, RRII118, RRIM600, RRII105 and GT1) of Hevea brasiliensis (rubber) in Agartala, northeast India, a region in which rubber is not traditionally cultivated...
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    Natural rubber is synthesized in specialized articulated cells (laticifers) located in the inner liber of Hevea brasiliensis. Upon bark tapping, the laticifer cytoplasm (latex) is expelled due to liber tissue turgor pressure...
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    ..In this study a novel ethephon-induced Hsp gene, designated as HbHsp70, was isolated from Hevea brasiliensis. The HbHsp70 cDNA contained a 1965 bp open reading frame encoding 655 amino acids...
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    ..RP aggregation was shown to be induced by a specific Hevea latex lectin-like protein (HLL) present on the lutoid membrane...