saccharum

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Summary: A plant genus of the family POACEAE widely cultivated in the tropics for the sweet cane that is processed into sugar.

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  1. Barbosa C, Terra Filho M, de Albuquerque A, Di Giorgi D, Grupi C, Negrao C, et al. Burnt sugarcane harvesting - cardiovascular effects on a group of healthy workers, Brazil. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e46142 pubmed publisher
    ..Brazil is the world's largest producer of sugarcane. Harvest is predominantly manual, exposing workers to health risks: intense physical exertion, heat, pollutants from sugarcane burning...
  2. Ferreira T, Gentile A, Vilela R, Costa G, Dias L, Endres L, et al. microRNAs associated with drought response in the bioenergy crop sugarcane (Saccharum spp.). PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e46703 pubmed publisher
    Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) is one of the most important crops in the world. Drought stress is a major abiotic stress factor that significantly reduces sugarcane yields...
  3. Rachid C, Piccolo M, Leite D, Balieiro F, Coutinho H, van Elsas J, et al. Physical-chemical and microbiological changes in Cerrado Soil under differing sugarcane harvest management systems. BMC Microbiol. 2012;12:170 pubmed publisher
    ..The soil bacterial community structure (including an evaluation of the diversity of the ammonia oxidizing (amoA) and denitrifying (nirK) genes), greenhouse gas flow and several soil physicochemical properties were evaluated...
  4. Fan L, Deng H, Luo Q, He H, Li Y, Wang Q, et al. Genetic diversity of Saccharum spontaneum from geographical regions of China assessed by simple sequence repeats. Genet Mol Res. 2013;12:5916-25 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharum spontaneum is the most variable wild relative of sugarcane with potential for use in sugarcane improvement programs...
  5. Zhu J, Li Y, Liao J. Involvement of anthocyanins in the resistance to chilling-induced oxidative stress in Saccharum officinarum L. leaves. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2013;73:427-33 pubmed publisher
    Whether anthocyanins elevate resistance to chilling-induced oxidative stress in Saccharum officinarum L. cv Badila seedlings is investigated...
  6. Zhang J, Arro J, Chen Y, Ming R. Haplotype analysis of sucrose synthase gene family in three Saccharum species. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:314 pubmed publisher
    ..However, little is known about the sugarcane SuSy gene family members and hence no definitive studies have been reported regarding allelic diversity of SuSy gene families in Saccharum species.
  7. Delabona P, Farinas C, Lima D, Pradella J. Experimental mixture design as a tool to enhance glycosyl hydrolases production by a new Trichoderma harzianum P49P11 strain cultivated under controlled bioreactor submerged fermentation. Bioresour Technol. 2013;132:401-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, it was demonstrated that T. harzianumP49P11 enzymes have a great potential to be used in the deconstruction of biomass...
  8. Thiebaut F, Grativol C, Carnavale Bottino M, Rojas C, Tanurdzic M, Farinelli L, et al. Computational identification and analysis of novel sugarcane microRNAs. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:290 pubmed publisher
    ..We therefore undertook small RNA sequencing of sugarcane miRNAs in order to understand their complexity and to explore their role in sugarcane biology...
  9. Chaudhary G, Singh L, Ghosh S. Alkaline pretreatment methods followed by acid hydrolysis of Saccharum spontaneum for bioethanol production. Bioresour Technol. 2012;124:111-8 pubmed publisher
    ..pretreatment methods (NaOH, NaOH+10% urea and aqueous ammonia) were optimized for maximum delignification of Saccharum spontaneum at 30°C. Maximum delignification were obtained as 47...

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  1. Groenewald J, Botha F. Down-regulation of pyrophosphate: fructose 6-phosphate 1-phosphotransferase (PFP) activity in sugarcane enhances sucrose accumulation in immature internodes. Transgenic Res. 2008;17:85-92 pubmed
    ..Moreover, it suggests a role for PFP in glycolytic carbon flow, which could be rate limiting under conditions of high metabolic activity. ..
  2. Tejera N, Ortega E, Rodes R, Lluch C. Nitrogen compounds in the apoplastic sap of sugarcane stem: some implications in the association with endophytes. J Plant Physiol. 2006;163:80-5 pubmed
    ..The possible roles of these substances to regulate endophytic associations with sugarcane are also discussed...
  3. Papini Terzi F, Rocha F, Vêncio R, Oliveira K, Felix J, Vicentini R, et al. Transcription profiling of signal transduction-related genes in sugarcane tissues. DNA Res. 2005;12:27-38 pubmed
    ..The expression data presented can aid in assigning function for the sugarcane genes and be useful for promoter characterization of this and other economically important grasses. ..
  4. Jordan D, Casu R, Besse P, Carroll B, Berding N, McIntyre C. Markers associated with stalk number and suckering in sugarcane colocate with tillering and rhizomatousness QTLs in sorghum. Genome. 2004;47:988-93 pubmed
  5. Dillon S, Shapter F, Henry R, Cordeiro G, Izquierdo L, Lee L. Domestication to crop improvement: genetic resources for Sorghum and Saccharum (Andropogoneae). Ann Bot. 2007;100:975-89 pubmed
    Both sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) and sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) are members of the Andropogoneae tribe in the Poaceae and are each other's closest relatives amongst cultivated plants...
  6. Laopaiboon P, Thani A, Leelavatcharamas V, Laopaiboon L. Acid hydrolysis of sugarcane bagasse for lactic acid production. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:1036-43 pubmed publisher
    ..The main products (in gl(-1)) of the fermentation were lactic acid, 10.85; acetic acid, 7.87; formic acid, 6.04 and ethanol, 5.24. ..
  7. Rojas J, Sette L, de Araújo W, Lopes M, da Silva L, Furlan R, et al. The diversity of polyketide synthase genes from sugarcane-derived fungi. Microb Ecol. 2012;63:565-77 pubmed publisher
    ..Future work will focus on isolating these compounds with a view to understanding their chemical ecology and likely biotechnological potential. ..
  8. Lery L, Coelho A, von Kruger W, Gonçalves M, Santos M, Valente R, et al. Protein expression profile of Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus PAL5, a sugarcane endophytic plant growth-promoting bacterium. Proteomics. 2008;8:1631-44 pubmed publisher
    ..The entire dataset, including peptide sequence information, is available as Supporting Information and is the major contribution of this work...
  9. Cuadrado A, Acevedo R, Moreno Diaz de la Espina S, Jouve N, De la Torre C. Genome remodelling in three modern S. officinarumxS. spontaneum sugarcane cultivars. J Exp Bot. 2004;55:847-54 pubmed
    ..place in sugarcane, a vegetative crop with a complex genome derived from interspecific hybridizations between Saccharum officinarum and S. spontaneum...
  10. Chandel A, Singh O, Rao L, Chandrasekhar G, Narasu M. Bioconversion of novel substrate Saccharum spontaneum, a weedy material, into ethanol by Pichia stipitis NCIM3498. Bioresour Technol. 2011;102:1709-14 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to evaluate a cheaper and abundantly available wild sugarcane variety, Saccharum spontaneum, as the raw substrate for bioconversion of ethanol by Pichia stipitis NCIM3498...
  11. Espejel F, Jeffers D, Noa Carrazana J, Ruiz Castro S, Silva Rosales L. Coat protein gene sequence of a Mexican isolate of Sugarcane mosaic virus and its infectivity in maize and sugarcane plants. Arch Virol. 2006;151:409-12 pubmed
  12. Tabasum S, Khan F, Nawaz S, Iqbal M, Saeed A. DNA profiling of sugarcane genotypes using randomly amplified polymorphic DNA. Genet Mol Res. 2010;9:471-83 pubmed publisher
    DNA profiles of 40 sugarcane genotypes were constructed with 30 RAPD markers. Sugarcane genotypes of both Saccharum officinarum and S. barberi were included in this study...
  13. do Vale Bosso R, Amorim L, Andrade S, Rossini A, de Marchi M, De Leon A, et al. Effects of genetic polymorphisms CYP1A1, GSTM1, GSTT1 and GSTP1 on urinary 1-hydroxypyrene levels in sugarcane workers. Sci Total Environ. 2006;370:382-90 pubmed
    ..10). The same group of sugarcane workers was significantly more exposed to PAHs during the harvesting period than during the non-harvesting period. ..
  14. Parida S, Kalia S, Kaul S, Dalal V, Hemaprabha G, Selvi A, et al. Informative genomic microsatellite markers for efficient genotyping applications in sugarcane. Theor Appl Genet. 2009;118:327-38 pubmed publisher
    Genomic microsatellite markers are capable of revealing high degree of polymorphism. Sugarcane (Saccharum sp...
  15. Rabelo S, Carrère H, Maciel Filho R, Costa A. Production of bioethanol, methane and heat from sugarcane bagasse in a biorefinery concept. Bioresour Technol. 2011;102:7887-95 pubmed publisher
  16. Goto D, Lança M, Obuti C, Galvão Barbosa C, Nascimento Saldiva P, Trevisan Zanetta D, et al. Effects of biomass burning on nasal mucociliary clearance and mucus properties after sugarcane harvesting. Environ Res. 2011;111:664-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Sugarcane harvesting after biomass burning negatively affects the first barrier of the respiratory system in farm workers by impairing nasal mucociliary clearance and inducing abnormal mucus properties. ..
  17. Aitken K, Jackson P, McIntyre C. A combination of AFLP and SSR markers provides extensive map coverage and identification of homo(eo)logous linkage groups in a sugarcane cultivar. Theor Appl Genet. 2005;110:789-801 pubmed
    ..carrying in excess of 100 chromosomes and are derived from interspecific hybridisation between the domesticated Saccharum officinarum and the wild relative S. spontaneum...
  18. Blanco Y, Blanch M, Piñón D, Legaz M, Vicente C. Antagonism of Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus (a sugarcane endosymbiont) against Xanthomonas albilineans (pathogen) studied in alginate-immobilized sugarcane stalk tissues. J Biosci Bioeng. 2005;99:366-71 pubmed
    ..Under these conditions, bacteria infecting immobilized tissues are able to secrete to the medium a lysozyme-like bacteriocin that inhibits the growth of X. albilineans...
  19. Mazzoli Rocha F, Magalhães C, Malm O, Saldiva P, Zin W, Faffe D. Comparative respiratory toxicity of particles produced by traffic and sugar cane burning. Environ Res. 2008;108:35-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results indicate that biomass particles were at least as toxic as those produced by traffic. ..
  20. Gupta V, Raghuvanshi S, Gupta A, Saini N, Gaur A, Khan M, et al. The water-deficit stress- and red-rot-related genes in sugarcane. Funct Integr Genomics. 2010;10:207-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Such EST clusters are good candidates for in-depth analysis to elucidate stress-responsive pathways in sugarcane and facilitate genetic manipulation to tailor this crop for tolerance to various stresses. ..
  21. Tao Y, Zhu X, Huang J, Ma S, Wu X, Long M, et al. Purification and properties of endoglucanase from a sugar cane bagasse hydrolyzing strain, Aspergillus glaucus XC9. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:6126-30 pubmed publisher
    ..The enzyme activity was stimulated by Fe(2+) and Mn(2+) but inhibited by Cd(2+), Pb(2+), and Cu(2+). The EDC chemical modification suggested that at least one carboxyl group probably acted as a proton donor in the enzyme active site. ..
  22. Aitken K, Jackson P, McIntyre C. Quantitative trait loci identified for sugar related traits in a sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) cultivar x Saccharum officinarum population. Theor Appl Genet. 2006;112:1306-17 pubmed
    ..from a cross between a high sucrose producing cultivar, (denotes Australian plant breeding rights), and a Saccharum officinarum clone, IJ76-514 were grown in two field experiments in different years, and evaluated in the early ..
  23. Camassola M, Dillon A. Cellulases and xylanases production by Penicillium echinulatum grown on sugar cane bagasse in solid-state fermentation. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2010;162:1889-900 pubmed publisher
    ..87?±?2.26 U gdm(-1)). In conclusion, the results presented in this article showed that it was possible to obtain large amounts of cellulases and xylanases enzymes using low-cost substrates, such as SCB and WB. ..
  24. Domingues D, Cruz G, Metcalfe C, Nogueira F, Vicentini R, Alves C, et al. Analysis of plant LTR-retrotransposons at the fine-scale family level reveals individual molecular patterns. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:137 pubmed publisher
    ..There is also some evidence that ancestral genomes contribute significantly different element numbers from particular LTR-RT lineages to the modern sugarcane cultivar genome. ..
  25. Oliveira K, Pinto L, Marconi T, Mollinari M, Ulian E, Chabregas S, et al. Characterization of new polymorphic functional markers for sugarcane. Genome. 2009;52:191-209 pubmed publisher
    ..These EST-SSR markers were used to screen 18 sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) varieties. A high proportion (65...
  26. Aitken K, Hermann S, Karno K, Bonnett G, McIntyre L, Jackson P. Genetic control of yield related stalk traits in sugarcane. Theor Appl Genet. 2008;117:1191-203 pubmed publisher
    ..We used a cross between an Australian sugarcane variety Q165, and a Saccharum officinarum accession, IJ76-514, to dissect the inheritance of yield-related traits in the complex polyploid ..
  27. Pastina M, Malosetti M, Gazaffi R, Mollinari M, Margarido G, Oliveira K, et al. A mixed model QTL analysis for sugarcane multiple-harvest-location trial data. Theor Appl Genet. 2012;124:835-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results contribute to a better understanding of the genetic architecture of complex traits related to biomass production and sucrose content in sugarcane. ..
  28. Casu R, Grof C, Rae A, McIntyre C, Dimmock C, Manners J. Identification of a novel sugar transporter homologue strongly expressed in maturing stem vascular tissues of sugarcane by expressed sequence tag and microarray analysis. Plant Mol Biol. 2003;52:371-86 pubmed
  29. Loiret F, Ortega E, Kleiner D, Ortega Rodes P, Rodes R, Dong Z. A putative new endophytic nitrogen-fixing bacterium Pantoea sp. from sugarcane. J Appl Microbiol. 2004;97:504-11 pubmed
    ..To isolate and identify endophytic nitrogen-fixing bacteria in sugarcane growing in Cuba without chemical fertilizers...
  30. Rossi M, Araujo P, Paulet F, Garsmeur O, Dias V, Chen H, et al. Genomic distribution and characterization of EST-derived resistance gene analogs (RGAs) in sugarcane. Mol Genet Genomics. 2003;269:406-19 pubmed
  31. Silva V, Arruda P, Felipe M, Gonçalves A, Rocha G. Fermentation of cellulosic hydrolysates obtained by enzymatic saccharification of sugarcane bagasse pretreated by hydrothermal processing. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;38:809-17 pubmed publisher
    ..0% (w/v), 100°C, 1 h in 500 mL stainless steel ampoules immersed in an oil bath...
  32. Ming R, Del Monte T, Hernandez E, Moore P, Irvine J, Paterson A. Comparative analysis of QTLs affecting plant height and flowering among closely-related diploid and polyploid genomes. Genome. 2002;45:794-803 pubmed
    Quantitative trait loci (QTLs) affecting plant height and flowering were studied in the two Saccharum species from which modern sugarcane cultivars are derived...
  33. Ma H, Schulze S, Lee S, Yang M, Mirkov E, Irvine J, et al. An EST survey of the sugarcane transcriptome. Theor Appl Genet. 2004;108:851-63 pubmed
    Its large genome and high polyploidy makes sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) a singularly challenging crop to study and improve using genetic approaches...
  34. Raboin L, Oliveira K, Lecunff L, Telismart H, Roques D, Butterfield M, et al. Genetic mapping in sugarcane, a high polyploid, using bi-parental progeny: identification of a gene controlling stalk colour and a new rust resistance gene. Theor Appl Genet. 2006;112:1382-91 pubmed
    Modern sugarcane cultivars (Saccharum spp) are highly polyploïd and aneuploid interspecific hybrids (2n = 100-130)...
  35. Jannoo N, Grivet L, Chantret N, Garsmeur O, Glaszmann J, Arruda P, et al. Orthologous comparison in a gene-rich region among grasses reveals stability in the sugarcane polyploid genome. Plant J. 2007;50:574-85 pubmed
    Modern sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) is an important grass that contributes 60% of the raw sugar produced worldwide and has a high biofuel production potential...
  36. D Hont A. Unraveling the genome structure of polyploids using FISH and GISH; examples of sugarcane and banana. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2005;109:27-33 pubmed
    ..the progress that has been achieved using molecular cytogenetics to analyze the genome structure of sugarcane (Saccharum spp) and banana (Musa spp), two crops that are polyploid, of interspecific origin and with chromosomes not ..
  37. Parida S, Pandit A, Gaikwad K, Sharma T, Srivastava P, Singh N, et al. Functionally relevant microsatellites in sugarcane unigenes. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:251 pubmed publisher
  38. Boussarsar H, Rogé B, Mathlouthi M. Optimization of sugarcane bagasse conversion by hydrothermal treatment for the recovery of xylose. Bioresour Technol. 2009;100:6537-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of thermal hydrolyzates shows the presence of xylan oligomers and polymers with large distribution of DPs. This fraction should be submitted to enzymatic treatment to recover more xylose monomer...
  39. Mingossi F, Matos J, Rizzato A, Medeiros A, Falco M, Silva Filho M, et al. SacRALF1, a peptide signal from the grass sugarcane (Saccharum spp.), is potentially involved in the regulation of tissue expansion. Plant Mol Biol. 2010;73:271-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Mature leaves, which are devoid of expanding cells, do not show considerable expression of SacRALF genes. Our findings are consistent with SacRALF genes playing a role in plant development potentially regulating tissue expansion...
  40. Mendes R, Pizzirani Kleiner A, Araujo W, Raaijmakers J. Diversity of cultivated endophytic bacteria from sugarcane: genetic and biochemical characterization of Burkholderia cepacia complex isolates. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:7259-67 pubmed
    ..cepacia complex are an integral part of the endophytic bacterial community of sugarcane in Brazil and reinforce the hypothesis that plant-associated environments may act as a niche for putative opportunistic human pathogenic bacteria...
  41. Wang J, Roe B, Macmil S, Yu Q, Murray J, Tang H, et al. Microcollinearity between autopolyploid sugarcane and diploid sorghum genomes. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:261 pubmed publisher
    Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) has become an increasingly important crop for its leading role in biofuel production. The high sugar content species S. officinarum is an octoploid without known diploid or tetraploid progenitors...
  42. Pinto L, Oliveira K, Ulian E, Garcia A, de Souza A. Survey in the sugarcane expressed sequence tag database (SUCEST) for simple sequence repeats. Genome. 2004;47:795-804 pubmed
  43. Garcia A, Kido E, Meza A, Souza H, Pinto L, Pastina M, et al. Development of an integrated genetic map of a sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) commercial cross, based on a maximum-likelihood approach for estimation of linkage and linkage phases. Theor Appl Genet. 2006;112:298-314 pubmed
    Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) is a clonally propagated outcrossing polyploid crop of great importance in tropical agriculture...
  44. Cordeiro G, Eliott F, Henry R. An optimized ecotilling protocol for polyploids or pooled samples using a capillary electrophoresis system. Anal Biochem. 2006;355:145-7 pubmed
  45. Verma A, Upadhyay S, Verma P, Solomon S, Singh S. Functional analysis of sucrose phosphate synthase (SPS) and sucrose synthase (SS) in sugarcane (Saccharum) cultivars. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2011;13:325-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study opens the possibility for improvement of sugarcane cultivars by increasing expression of the respective enzymes using transgene technology...
  46. Wahid A. Physiological implications of metabolite biosynthesis for net assimilation and heat-stress tolerance of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) sprouts. J Plant Res. 2007;120:219-28 pubmed
    ..various primary and secondary metabolites, and their relationships with thermotolerance, 1-month-old sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) sprouts were grown under control conditions (28 degrees C) or under heat-stress conditions (40 ..
  47. Goldemberg J. Ethanol for a sustainable energy future. Science. 2007;315:808-10 pubmed
    ..These include Brazilian sugarcane ethanol, which, after 30 years of production, is a global energy commodity that is fully competitive with motor gasoline and appropriate for replication in many countries...
  48. Casu R, Dimmock C, Chapman S, Grof C, McIntyre C, Bonnett G, et al. Identification of differentially expressed transcripts from maturing stem of sugarcane by in silico analysis of stem expressed sequence tags and gene expression profiling. Plant Mol Biol. 2004;54:503-17 pubmed
  49. Dal Bianco M, Carneiro M, Hotta C, Chapola R, Hoffmann H, Garcia A, et al. Sugarcane improvement: how far can we go?. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2012;23:265-70 pubmed publisher
  50. Webster A, Bartley R, Armour J, Brodie J, Thorburn P. Reducing dissolved inorganic nitrogen in surface runoff water from sugarcane production systems. Mar Pollut Bull. 2012;65:128-35 pubmed publisher
  51. Beyene G, Buenrostro Nava M, Damaj M, Gao S, Molina J, Mirkov T. Unprecedented enhancement of transient gene expression from minimal cassettes using a double terminator. Plant Cell Rep. 2011;30:13-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results also suggest the involvement of posttranscriptional gene silencing in the reduced and unstable transgene expression from single terminator MGCs in plants...
  52. Rott P, Fleites L, Marlow G, Royer M, Gabriel D. Identification of new candidate pathogenicity factors in the xylem-invading pathogen Xanthomonas albilineans by transposon mutagenesis. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2011;24:594-605 pubmed publisher
    ..were identified, including loci encoding hypothetical proteins, a membrane fusion protein conferring resistance to novobiocin, transport proteins, TonB-dependent outer-membrane transporters, and an OmpA family outer-membrane protein...
  53. de Almeida M, Guimarães V, Bischoff K, Falkoski D, Pereira O, Gonçalves D, et al. Cellulases and hemicellulases from endophytic Acremonium species and its application on sugarcane bagasse hydrolysis. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2011;165:594-610 pubmed publisher
    ..0, 60 °C and 4.5, 45 °C, respectively. It was analyzed the application of Acremonium sp. EA0810 to hydrolyze sugarcane bagasse, and it was achieved 63% of conversion into reducing sugar and 42% of conversion into glucose...
  54. Grivet L, Glaszmann J, Vincentz M, da Silva F, Arruda P. ESTs as a source for sequence polymorphism discovery in sugarcane: example of the Adh genes. Theor Appl Genet. 2003;106:190-7 pubmed
    ..These results show that EST data constitute an invaluable source of sequence polymorphism for sugarcane that is worth carefully collecting for the future development of new marker tools...
  55. Garsmeur O, Charron C, Bocs S, Jouffe V, Samain S, Couloux A, et al. High homologous gene conservation despite extreme autopolyploid redundancy in sugarcane. New Phytol. 2011;189:629-42 pubmed publisher
    Modern sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) is the leading sugar crop and a primary energy crop. It has the highest level of 'vertical' redundancy (2n=12x=120) of all polyploid plants studied to date...
  56. Magnani G, Didonet C, Cruz L, Picheth C, Pedrosa F, Souza E. Diversity of endophytic bacteria in Brazilian sugarcane. Genet Mol Res. 2010;9:250-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, we found the endophytic bacteria in sugarcane to be more diverse than previously reported...
  57. Fugh Berman A, Balick M, Kronenberg F, Ososki A, O Connor B, Reiff M, et al. Treatment of fibroids: the use of beets (Beta vulgaris) and molasses (Saccharum officinarum) as an herbal therapy by Dominican healers in New York City. J Ethnopharmacol. 2004;92:337-9 pubmed
  58. Borecký J, Nogueira F, de Oliveira K, Maia I, Vercesi A, Arruda P. The plant energy-dissipating mitochondrial systems: depicting the genomic structure and the expression profiles of the gene families of uncoupling protein and alternative oxidase in monocots and dicots. J Exp Bot. 2006;57:849-64 pubmed
    ..of this family compared with the multigene family of alternative oxidases in Arabidopsis thaliana and sugarcane (Saccharum sp.) employed as dicot and monocot models, respectively...
  59. Rocha F, Papini Terzi F, Nishiyama M, Vencio R, Vicentini R, Duarte R, et al. Signal transduction-related responses to phytohormones and environmental challenges in sugarcane. BMC Genomics. 2007;8:71 pubmed
    ..Sugarcane originated from crosses of Saccharum species and is noted for its unique capacity to accumulate high amounts of sucrose in its stems...
  60. Lao M, Arencibia A, Carmona E, Acevedo R, Rodríguez E, León O, et al. Differential expression analysis by cDNA-AFLP of Saccharum spp. after inoculation with the host pathogen Sporisorium scitamineum. Plant Cell Rep. 2008;27:1103-11 pubmed publisher
    A differential expression study on the Saccharum spp.-Sporisorium scitamineum pathogenic interaction was carried out in the susceptible Ja60-5 and the resistant M31/45 genotypes...
  61. Mudge S, Osabe K, Casu R, Bonnett G, Manners J, Birch R. Efficient silencing of reporter transgenes coupled to known functional promoters in sugarcane, a highly polyploid crop species. Planta. 2009;229:549-58 pubmed publisher
  62. Scordia D, Cosentino S, Jeffries T. Second generation bioethanol production from Saccharum spontaneum L. ssp. aegyptiacum (Willd.) Hack. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:5358-65 pubmed publisher
    b>Saccharum (Saccharum spontaneum L. ssp. aegyptiacum (Willd.) Hack.), is a rapidly growing, wide ranging high-yield perennial, suitable for second generation bioethanol production...
  63. van der Merwe M, Groenewald J, Stitt M, Kossmann J, Botha F. Downregulation of pyrophosphate: D-fructose-6-phosphate 1-phosphotransferase activity in sugarcane culms enhances sucrose accumulation due to elevated hexose-phosphate levels. Planta. 2010;231:595-608 pubmed publisher
    ..The lowered PPi levels might also contribute to the absence of increases in sucrose contents in the more mature tissues of transgenic sugarcane with reduced PFP activity...
  64. Hameed U, Pan Y, Muhammad K, Afghan S, Iqbal J. Use of simple sequence repeat markers for DNA fingerprinting and diversity analysis of sugarcane (Saccharum spp) cultivars resistant and susceptible to red rot. Genet Mol Res. 2012;11:1195-204 pubmed publisher
    ..We concluded that a small number of SSR-derived DNA markers will allow breeders to identify red rot resistant and susceptible cultivars...
  65. Vincentz M, Cara F, Okura V, da Silva F, Pedrosa G, Hemerly A, et al. Evaluation of monocot and eudicot divergence using the sugarcane transcriptome. Plant Physiol. 2004;134:951-9 pubmed
    Over 40,000 sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) consensus sequences assembled from 237,954 expressed sequence tags were compared with the protein and DNA sequences from other angiosperms, including the genomes of Arabidopsis and rice (..
  66. Fonseca B, Moutta R, Ferraz F, Vieira E, Nogueira A, Baratella B, et al. Biological detoxification of different hemicellulosic hydrolysates using Issatchenkia occidentalis CCTCC M 206097 yeast. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;38:199-207 pubmed publisher
    ..The results obtained in this work showed the potential of the yeast Issatchenkia occidentalis CCTCC M 206097 as detoxification agent of hemicellulosic hydrolysate of different biomass plants...
  67. Jannoo N, Grivet L, David J, D Hont A, Glaszmann J. Differential chromosome pairing affinities at meiosis in polyploid sugarcane revealed by molecular markers. Heredity (Edinb). 2004;93:460-7 pubmed
    ..The genus Saccharum encompasses diverse forms of polyploids with predominantly bivalent pairing...
  68. Edmé S, Glynn N, Comstock J. Genetic segregation of microsatellite markers in Saccharum officinarum and S. spontaneum. Heredity (Edinb). 2006;97:366-75 pubmed
    ..This study investigated a Saccharum officinarum (Green German or GG, 2n approximately 11x approximately 110) x S...
  69. Lembke C, Nishiyama M, Sato P, de Andrade R, Souza G. Identification of sense and antisense transcripts regulated by drought in sugarcane. Plant Mol Biol. 2012;79:461-77 pubmed publisher
    ..The antisense transcriptome showed, in most cases, co-expression with respective sense transcripts...
  70. Figueira T, Okura V, Rodrigues da Silva F, Jose da Silva M, Kudrna D, Ammiraju J, et al. A BAC library of the SP80-3280 sugarcane variety (saccharum sp.) and its inferred microsynteny with the sorghum genome. BMC Res Notes. 2012;5:185 pubmed publisher
    ..Sugarcane cultivars are interspecific hybrids between Saccharum officinarum and Saccharum spontaneum. S. officinarum is an octoploid with 2n?=?80 chromosomes while S...
  71. Canilha L, Santos V, Rocha G, Almeida E Silva J, Giulietti M, Silva S, et al. A study on the pretreatment of a sugarcane bagasse sample with dilute sulfuric acid. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;38:1467-75 pubmed publisher
    ..However, detoxification of the hemicellulosic hydrolysate was necessary for better bioconversion of the sugars to ethanol...
  72. Beukes N, Pletschke B. Effect of lime pre-treatment on the synergistic hydrolysis of sugarcane bagasse by hemicellulases. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:4472-8 pubmed publisher
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