populus

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family SALICACEAE. Balm of Gilead is a common name used for P. candicans, or P. gileadensis, or P. jackii, and sometimes also used for ABIES BALSAMEA or for COMMIPHORA.

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  1. Yu L, Sun J, Li L. PtrCel9A6, an endo-1,4-?-glucanase, is required for cell wall formation during xylem differentiation in populus. Mol Plant. 2013;6:1904-17 pubmed publisher
    ..previous study found that an EGase, PtrCel9A6, is specifically expressed in differentiating xylem cells during Populus secondary growth...
  2. Vollenweider P, Menard T, Günthardt Goerg M. Compartmentation of metals in foliage of Populus tremula grown on soils with mixed contamination. I. From the tree crown to leaf cell level. Environ Pollut. 2011;159:324-336 pubmed publisher
    ..Storage compartments including metabolically safe and sensitive subcellular sites resulted in sizable metal accumulation as well as stress reactions. ..
  3. Wang J, Wu Y, Ren G, Guo Q, Liu J, Lascoux M. Genetic differentiation and delimitation between ecologically diverged Populus euphratica and P. pruinosa. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e26530 pubmed publisher
    ..DNA barcoding of plants, we examine genetic differentiation between two ecologically divergent poplar species, Populus euphratica Oliver and P. pruinosa Schrenk using three different types of genetic marker...
  4. Street N, James T, James T, Mikael B, Jaakko K, Mark B, et al. The physiological, transcriptional and genetic responses of an ozone-sensitive and an ozone tolerant poplar and selected extremes of their F2 progeny. Environ Pollut. 2011;159:45-54 pubmed publisher
    ..The physiological, transcriptional and genetic response to ozone was examined in Populus trichocarpa and P. deltoides, which show extreme sensitivity and tolerance to ozone, respectively...
  5. Cohen D, Bogeat Triboulot M, Vialet Chabrand S, Merret R, Courty P, Moretti S, et al. Developmental and environmental regulation of Aquaporin gene expression across Populus species: divergence or redundancy?. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e55506 pubmed publisher
    ..While in Populus trichocarpa, AQP proteins form a large family encompassing fifty-five genes, most of the experimental work ..
  6. Wang J, Wang J, He Yuan -. A Populus euphratica NAC protein regulating Na?/K? homeostasis improves salt tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Gene. 2013;521:265-73 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Populus euphratica is a salt-tolerant tree species growing in semi-arid saline areas...
  7. Pallozzi E, Fortunati A, Marino G, Loreto F, Agati G, Centritto M. BVOC emission from Populus?×?canadensis saplings in response to acute UV-A radiation. Physiol Plant. 2013;148:51-61 pubmed publisher
    Hybrid poplar (Populus?×?canadensis) saplings were subjected to acute ultraviolet-A (UV-A) irradiation (30?W?m(-2) , ambient treatment, 60, 90 and 120?W?m(-2) of UV-A irradiance) to determine the effects on photosynthesis and biogenic ..
  8. Muchero W, Sewell M, Ranjan P, Gunter L, Tschaplinski T, Yin T, et al. Genome anchored QTLs for biomass productivity in hybrid Populus grown under contrasting environments. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e54468 pubmed publisher
    Traits related to biomass production were analyzed for the presence of quantitative trait loci (QTLs) in a Populus trichocarpa × P. deltoides F(2) population...
  9. Zhao Y, Song D, Sun J, Li L. Populus endo-beta-mannanase PtrMAN6 plays a role in coordinating cell wall remodeling with suppression of secondary wall thickening through generation of oligosaccharide signals. Plant J. 2013;74:473-85 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that a Populus endo-1,4-?-mannanase gene, named PtrMAN6, suppresses cell wall thickening during xylem differentiation...

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  1. Zhou L, Holliday J. Targeted enrichment of the black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) gene space using sequence capture. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:703 pubmed publisher
    ..regions, as well as numerous random genomic intervals in a panel of 48 genotypes of the angiosperm tree Populus trichocarpa (black cottonwood, or 'poplar'). A total of 20...
  2. Lu S, Li Q, Wei H, Chang M, Tunlaya Anukit S, Kim H, et al. Ptr-miR397a is a negative regulator of laccase genes affecting lignin content in Populus trichocarpa. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:10848-53 pubmed publisher
    ..We previously identified a subset of laccase genes to be targets of a microRNA (miRNA) ptr-miR397a in Populus trichocarpa...
  3. Zhang J, Xie P, Lascoux M, Meagher T, Liu J. Rapidly evolving genes and stress adaptation of two desert poplars, Populus euphratica and P. pruinosa. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e66370 pubmed publisher
    ..We employed a comparative evolutionary analysis of expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from two desert poplars, Populus pruinosa and P. euphratica, which diverged in the recent past. Following an approach taken previously with P...
  4. Ji L, Wang J, Ye M, Li Y, Guo B, Chen Z, et al. Identification and characterization of the Populus AREB/ABF subfamily. J Integr Plant Biol. 2013;55:177-86 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, a total of 14 putative AREB/ABF members were identified in the Populus trichocarpa Torr. & Gray. genome using five AREB/ABF amino acid sequences from Arabidopsis thaliana L...
  5. Min D, Li Q, Jameel H, Chiang V, Chang H. The cellulase-mediated saccharification on wood derived from transgenic low-lignin lines of black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa). Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2012;168:947-55 pubmed publisher
    Downregulated lignin transgenic black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) was used to elucidate the effect of lignin and xylan content on enzymatic saccharification...
  6. Brown S, Utturkar S, Klingeman D, Johnson C, Martin S, Land M, et al. Twenty-one genome sequences from Pseudomonas species and 19 genome sequences from diverse bacteria isolated from the rhizosphere and endosphere of Populus deltoides. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:5991-3 pubmed publisher
    To aid in the investigation of the Populus deltoides microbiome, we generated draft genome sequences for 21 Pseudomonas strains and 19 other diverse bacteria isolated from Populus deltoides roots...
  7. Trupiano D, Yordanov Y, Regan S, Meilan R, Tschaplinski T, Scippa G, et al. Identification, characterization of an AP2/ERF transcription factor that promotes adventitious, lateral root formation in Populus. Planta. 2013;238:271-82 pubmed publisher
    Using activation tagging in Populus, we have identified five mutant lines showing changes in their adventitious rooting. Among the affected lines, three showed increased and two decreased adventitious rooting...
  8. Abraham P, Giannone R, Adams R, Kalluri U, Tuskan G, Hettich R. Putting the pieces together: high-performance LC-MS/MS provides network-, pathway-, and protein-level perspectives in Populus. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2013;12:106-19 pubmed publisher
    High-performance mass spectrometry (MS)-based proteomics enabled the construction of a detailed proteome atlas for Populus, a woody perennial plant model organism...
  9. Guerra F, Wegrzyn J, Sykes R, Davis M, Stanton B, Neale D. Association genetics of chemical wood properties in black poplar (Populus nigra). New Phytol. 2013;197:162-76 pubmed publisher
    Black poplar (Populus nigra) is a potential feedstock for cellulosic ethanol production, although breeding for this specific end use is required...
  10. Li H, Li M, Luo J, Cao X, Qu L, Gai Y, et al. N-fertilization has different effects on the growth, carbon and nitrogen physiology, and wood properties of slow- and fast-growing Populus species. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:6173-85 pubmed publisher
    ..nitrogen (N) physiology, and wood properties of poplars with contrasting growth characteristics, slow-growing (Populus popularis, Pp) and fast-growing (P. alba×P. glandulosa, Pg) poplar saplings were exposed to different N levels...
  11. Bálint M, Tiffin P, Hallström B, O Hara R, Olson M, Fankhauser J, et al. Host genotype shapes the foliar fungal microbiome of balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera). PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e53987 pubmed publisher
    ..Both scenarios are consistent with host tree adaptation to specific foliar fungal communities and suggest that there is a functional basis for the strong biotic interaction. ..
  12. Schaefer A, Lappala C, Morlen R, Pelletier D, Lu T, Lankford P, et al. LuxR- and luxI-type quorum-sensing circuits are prevalent in members of the Populus deltoides microbiome. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:5745-52 pubmed publisher
    We are interested in the root microbiome of the fast-growing Eastern cottonwood tree, Populus deltoides. There is a large bank of bacterial isolates from P...
  13. Barigah T, Bonhomme M, Lopez D, Traore A, Douris M, Venisse J, et al. Modulation of bud survival in Populus nigra sprouts in response to water stress-induced embolism. Tree Physiol. 2013;33:261-74 pubmed publisher
    ..During an artificial drastic water stress, we carried out a census of bud metabolic activity of young Populus nigra L. trees by microcalorimetry...
  14. Chen J, Xue B, Xia X, Yin W. A novel calcium-dependent protein kinase gene from Populus euphratica, confers both drought and cold stress tolerance. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2013;441:630-6 pubmed publisher
    b>Populus species are the most important timber trees over the Northern hemisphere. Most of them are cold- and drought-sensitive except the Populus euphratica Oliv. Here, a calcium-dependent protein kinase (CDPK) gene cloned from P...
  15. Frost C, Nyamdari B, Tsai C, Harding S. The tonoplast-localized sucrose transporter in Populus (PtaSUT4) regulates whole-plant water relations, responses to water stress, and photosynthesis. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e44467 pubmed publisher
    The Populus sucrose (Suc) transporter 4 (PtaSUT4), like its orthologs in other plant taxa, is tonoplast localized and thought to mediate Suc export from the vacuole into the cytosol...
  16. Li Y, Piao C, Ma Y, He W, Wang H, Chang J, et al. Acinetobacter puyangensis sp. nov., isolated from the healthy and diseased part of Populus xeuramericana canker bark. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2013;63:2963-9 pubmed publisher
    ..non-motile, rod-shaped strains, BQ4-1(T) and NHI3-2, isolated respectively from the healthy and diseased part of Populus ×euramericana canker bark, were characterized using a polyphasic approach...
  17. Tian J, Du Q, Chang M, Zhang D. Allelic variation in PtGA20Ox associates with growth and wood properties in Populus spp. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e53116 pubmed publisher
    b>Populus tomentosa is an economically important tree crop that produces wood for lumber, pulp, paper, and biofuels. Wood quality traits are likely to be strongly affected by the plant hormone gibberellic acid (GA), which regulates growth...
  18. Zhao J, Jiang X, Zhang B, Su X. Involvement of microRNA-mediated gene expression regulation in the pathological development of stem canker disease in Populus trichocarpa. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e44968 pubmed publisher
    ..and their targets, and miRNA promoter analysis were used to validate the gene expression patterns of miRNAs in Populus trichocarpa plantlets induced with the poplar stem canker pathogen, Botryosphaeria dothidea...
  19. Yang Z, Liu H, Wang X, Zeng Q. Molecular evolution and expression divergence of the Populus polygalacturonase supergene family shed light on the evolution of increasingly complex organs in plants. New Phytol. 2013;197:1353-65 pubmed publisher
    ..annotation, molecular evolution and gene expression analyses of PG genes in five species of land plant: Populus, Arabidopsis, rice, Selaginella and Physcomitrella...
  20. Du F, Xu F, Qu H, Feng S, Tang J, Wu R. Exploiting the transcriptome of Euphrates Poplar, Populus euphratica (Salicaceae) to develop and characterize new EST-SSR markers and construct an EST-SSR database. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e61337 pubmed publisher
    ..microsatellite markers were required to investigate the evolutionary history of the Euphratica tree, Populus euphratica, the only tree species found in the desert regions of Western China and adjacent Central Asian ..
  21. Du Q, Wang B, Wei Z, Zhang D, Li B. Genetic diversity and population structure of Chinese White poplar (Populus tomentosa) revealed by SSR markers. J Hered. 2012;103:853-62 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined population genetic differentiation in the native Populus tomentosa by genotyping 460 unrelated individuals using 20 species-specific microsatellite markers...
  22. Bao H, Li E, Mansfield S, Cronk Q, El Kassaby Y, Douglas C. The developing xylem transcriptome and genome-wide analysis of alternative splicing in Populus trichocarpa (black cottonwood) populations. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:359 pubmed publisher
    ..However, little is known about AS patterns in wood-forming tissues and how much AS variation exists within plant populations...
  23. He J, Li H, Luo J, Ma C, Li S, Qu L, et al. A transcriptomic network underlies microstructural and physiological responses to cadmium in Populus x canescens. Plant Physiol. 2013;162:424-39 pubmed publisher
    Bark tissue of Populus × canescens can hyperaccumulate cadmium, but microstructural, transcriptomic, and physiological response mechanisms are poorly understood...
  24. Xue L, Guo W, Yuan Y, Anino E, Nyamdari B, Wilson M, et al. Constitutively elevated salicylic acid levels alter photosynthesis and oxidative state but not growth in transgenic populus. Plant Cell. 2013;25:2714-30 pubmed publisher
    ..We report that transgenic Populus tremula × alba expressing a bacterial SA synthase hyperaccumulated SA and SA conjugates without negative growth ..
  25. Lafon Placette C, Faivre Rampant P, Delaunay A, Street N, Brignolas F, Maury S. Methylome of DNase I sensitive chromatin in Populus trichocarpa shoot apical meristematic cells: a simplified approach revealing characteristics of gene-body DNA methylation in open chromatin state. New Phytol. 2013;197:416-30 pubmed publisher
    ..In poplar (Populus trichocarpa), a perennial plant, variations in DNA methylation have been reported between genotypes and tissues ..
  26. Li B, Duan H, Li J, Deng X, Yin W, Xia X. Global identification of miRNAs and targets in Populus euphratica under salt stress. Plant Mol Biol. 2013;81:525-39 pubmed publisher
    b>Populus euphratica, a typical hydro-halophyte, is ideal for studying salt stress responses in woody plants. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are endogenous non-coding small RNAs that fulfilled an important post-transcriptional regulatory function...
  27. Han Y, Wang W, Sun J, Ding M, Zhao R, Deng S, et al. Populus euphratica XTH overexpression enhances salinity tolerance by the development of leaf succulence in transgenic tobacco plants. J Exp Bot. 2013;64:4225-38 pubmed publisher
    b>Populus euphratica is a salt-tolerant tree species that develops leaf succulence after a prolonged period of salinity stress. In the present study, a putative xyloglucan endotransglucosylase/hydrolase gene (PeXTH) from P...
  28. Linville J, Rodriguez M, Mielenz J, Cox C. Kinetic modeling of batch fermentation for Populus hydrolysate tolerant mutant and wild type strains of Clostridium thermocellum. Bioresour Technol. 2013;147:605-13 pubmed publisher
    The extent of inhibition of two strains of Clostridium thermocellum by a Populus hydrolysate was investigated. A Monod-based model of wild type (WT) and Populus hydrolysate tolerant mutant (PM) strains of the cellulolytic bacterium C...
  29. Jiang H, Korpelainen H, Li C. Populus yunnanensis males adopt more efficient protective strategies than females to cope with excess zinc and acid rain. Chemosphere. 2013;91:1213-20 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate sex-related adaptive responses of Populus yunnanensis seedlings when exposed to excess zinc (Zn), acid rain (AR) and their combination (Zn+AR), we analyzed ..
  30. Xu F, Feng S, Wu R, Du F. Two highly validated SSR multiplexes (8-plex) for Euphrates' poplar, Populus euphratica (Salicaceae). Mol Ecol Resour. 2013;13:144-53 pubmed publisher
    ..We have developed two highly polymorphic microsatellite multiplexes for Populus euphratica, the only tree species found in desert regions of Western China and adjacent Central Asian countries...
  31. Pettengill E, Parmentier Line C, Coleman G. Evaluation of qPCR reference genes in two genotypes of Populus for use in photoperiod and low-temperature studies. BMC Res Notes. 2012;5:366 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite extensive research in the forest tree species Populus, there is not a resource for reference genes that meet the Minimum Information for Publication of Quantitative ..
  32. Plavcová L, Hacke U, Almeida Rodriguez A, Li E, Douglas C. Gene expression patterns underlying changes in xylem structure and function in response to increased nitrogen availability in hybrid poplar. Plant Cell Environ. 2013;36:186-99 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we examined the effect of nitrogen availability on xylogenesis in hybrid poplar (Populus trichocarpa x deltoides H11-11)...
  33. Kosonen M, Keski Saari S, Ruuhola T, Constabel C, Julkunen Tiitto R. Effects of overproduction of condensed tannins and elevated temperature on chemical and ecological traits of genetically modified hybrid aspens (Populus tremula × P. tremuloides). J Chem Ecol. 2012;38:1235-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Hybrid aspen lines (Populus tremula × tremuloides) that overexpress the PtMYB134 transcription factor were used to study the effects of ..
  34. Chen H, Song J, Williams C, Shuford C, Liu J, Wang J, et al. Monolignol pathway 4-coumaric acid:coenzyme A ligases in Populus trichocarpa: novel specificity, metabolic regulation, and simulation of coenzyme A ligation fluxes. Plant Physiol. 2013;161:1501-16 pubmed publisher
    ..The ligation ensures the activated state of the acid for reduction into monolignols. In Populus spp., it has long been thought that one monolignol-specific 4CL is involved...
  35. Zhang H, Lv F, Han X, Xia X, Yin W. The calcium sensor PeCBL1, interacting with PeCIPK24/25 and PeCIPK26, regulates Na(+)/K (+) homeostasis in Populus euphratica. Plant Cell Rep. 2013;32:611-21 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we identified CBL1 in the woody plant Populus euphratica, designated as PeCBL1...
  36. Porth I, Klápště J, Skyba O, Hannemann J, McKown A, Guy R, et al. Genome-wide association mapping for wood characteristics in Populus identifies an array of candidate single nucleotide polymorphisms. New Phytol. 2013;200:710-26 pubmed publisher
    ..3500 broad-based candidate genes within a population of 334 unrelated Populus trichocarpa individuals to establish genome-wide associations. The analysis revealed 141 significant SNPs (? ? 0...
  37. Chen Y, Yordanov Y, Ma C, Strauss S, Busov V. DR5 as a reporter system to study auxin response in Populus. Plant Cell Rep. 2013;32:453-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Auxin responsive promoter DR5 reporter system is functional in Populus to monitor auxin response in tissues including leaves, roots, and stems...
  38. Tang Z, Yang H. Functional divergence and catalytic properties of dehydroascorbate reductase family proteins from Populus tomentosa. Mol Biol Rep. 2013;40:5105-14 pubmed publisher
    ..the glutathione binding site (G-site) residues of DHAR proteins, we cloned three DHAR genes (PtoDHAR1/2/3) from Populus tomentosa and predicted the G-site residues...
  39. Milhinhos A, Prestele J, Bollhöner B, Matos A, Vera Sirera F, Rambla J, et al. Thermospermine levels are controlled by an auxin-dependent feedback loop mechanism in Populus xylem. Plant J. 2013;75:685-98 pubmed publisher
    ..We present data in the Populus model system supporting the existence of a negative feedback control of thermospermine levels in stem xylem ..
  40. Yu B, Zhao C, Nowak R, Zhao Z, Sheng Y, Li J. Physiological and morphological responses of Tamarix ramosissima and Populus euphratica to altered groundwater availability. Tree Physiol. 2013;33:57-68 pubmed publisher
    ..in its invaded ranges, its major competitor in its home range, Populus euphratica Oliv., historically has dominated riparian forests where both species occur naturally...
  41. Monclus R, Leplé J, Bastien C, Bert P, Villar M, Marron N, et al. Integrating genome annotation and QTL position to identify candidate genes for productivity, architecture and water-use efficiency in Populus spp. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:173 pubmed publisher
    ..Nevertheless, the increase of genomic information together with the accessibility to a reference genome sequence (Populus trichocarpa Nisqually-1) allow to bridge QTL information on genetic maps and physical location of candidate genes ..
  42. Lee H, Kim J, Kim Y, Ryu J. Phenolic glycosides as inhibitors of inducible nitric oxide synthase from Populus davidiana in LPS-activated RAW 264.7 murine macrophages. Pharmazie. 2012;67:870-3 pubmed
    ..salicortin (1) and salicortin-6'-benzoate (2), were purified as active principles from the extracts of Populus davidiana by activity-guided purification procedures...
  43. Cao D, Li J, Huang Z, Baskin C, Baskin J, Hao P, et al. Reproductive characteristics of a Populus euphratica population and prospects for its restoration in China. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e39121 pubmed publisher
    b>Populus euphratica is a dominant tree in riparian ecosystems in arid areas of northwest China, but it fails to regenerate in these systems...
  44. Porth I, Klápště J, Skyba O, Friedmann M, Hannemann J, Ehlting J, et al. Network analysis reveals the relationship among wood properties, gene expression levels and genotypes of natural Populus trichocarpa accessions. New Phytol. 2013;200:727-42 pubmed publisher
    ..set of genetic, genomic, and phenotypic information in an integrative approach to predict wood properties in Populus trichocarpa. Nine-yr-old natural P...
  45. Slavov G, DiFazio S, Martin J, Schackwitz W, Muchero W, Rodgers Melnick E, et al. Genome resequencing reveals multiscale geographic structure and extensive linkage disequilibrium in the forest tree Populus trichocarpa. New Phytol. 2012;196:713-25 pubmed publisher
    ..We resequenced 16 genomes of the model tree Populus trichocarpa and genotyped 120 trees from 10 subpopulations using 29,213 single-nucleotide polymorphisms...
  46. Wei H, Yordanov Y, Georgieva T, Li X, Busov V. Nitrogen deprivation promotes Populus root growth through global transcriptome reprogramming and activation of hierarchical genetic networks. New Phytol. 2013;200:483-97 pubmed publisher
    We show a distinct and previously poorly characterized response of poplar (Populus tremula × Populus alba) roots to low nitrogen (LN), which involves activation of root growth and significant transcriptome reprogramming...
  47. Yang H, Liu Y, Wang C, Zeng Q. Molecular evolution of trehalose-6-phosphate synthase (TPS) gene family in Populus, Arabidopsis and rice. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e42438 pubmed publisher
    ..The plant TPS gene family has been divided into class I and class II. A previous study showed that the Populus, Arabidopsis, and rice genomes have seven class I and 27 class II TPS genes...
  48. Du Q, Pan W, Xu B, Li B, Zhang D. Polymorphic simple sequence repeat (SSR) loci within cellulose synthase (PtoCesA) genes are associated with growth and wood properties in Populus tomentosa. New Phytol. 2013;197:763-76 pubmed publisher
    Chinese white poplar (Populus tomentosa), an important commercial tree species for timber and pulp production in northern China, has been used to examine the individual genes and allelic diversity responsible for complex traits ..
  49. Christensen Dalsgaard K, Tyree M. Does freezing and dynamic flexing of frozen branches impact the cavitation resistance of Malus domestica and the Populus clone Walker?. Oecologia. 2013;173:665-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Frost fatigue occurred in both apple and poplar, two unrelated species with different drought and frost tolerances, suggesting that it may be a widespread phenomenon that could impact the ecophysiology of temperate forests...
  50. Lindtke D, Buerkle C, Barbará T, Heinze B, Castiglione S, Bartha D, et al. Recombinant hybrids retain heterozygosity at many loci: new insights into the genomics of reproductive isolation in Populus. Mol Ecol. 2012;21:5042-58 pubmed publisher
    ..mechanisms directly involved in RI, we investigated three natural 'replicate' hybrid zones between two divergent Populus species via locus-specific patterns of ancestry across recombinant hybrid genomes...
  51. Eklöf J, Shojania S, Okon M, McIntosh L, Brumer H. Structure-function analysis of a broad specificity Populus trichocarpa endo-?-glucanase reveals an evolutionary link between bacterial licheninases and plant XTH gene products. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:15786-99 pubmed publisher
    ..present the biochemical and structural analysis of a unique, mixed function endoglucanase from black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa), which reveals a small, newly recognized subfamily of GH16 members intermediate between the ..
  52. Secchi F, Zwieniecki M. Analysis of xylem sap from functional (nonembolized) and nonfunctional (embolized) vessels of Populus nigra: chemistry of refilling. Plant Physiol. 2012;160:955-64 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provide new insight into the biology of refilling, underlining the role of sugar and sugar transporters, and imply that a large degree of hydraulic compartmentalization must exist in the xylem during the refilling process...
  53. Li L, Zhang Y, Luo J, Korpelainen H, Li C. Sex-specific responses of Populus yunnanensis exposed to elevated CO2 and salinity. Physiol Plant. 2013;147:477-88 pubmed publisher
    b>Populus yunnanensis Dode., a native dioecious woody plant in southwestern China, was employed as a model species to study sex-specific morphological, physiological and biochemical responses to elevated CO2 and salinity...
  54. Song Y, Wang Z, Bo W, Ren Y, Zhang Z, Zhang D. Transcriptional profiling by cDNA-AFLP analysis showed differential transcript abundance in response to water stress in Populus hopeiensis. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:286 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Populus hopeiensis Hu et Chow is one of the most important commercial plantation tree species in China...
  55. Yan D, Fenning T, Tang S, Xia X, Yin W. Genome-wide transcriptional response of Populus euphratica to long-term drought stress. Plant Sci. 2012;195:24-35 pubmed publisher
    b>Populus euphratica is native to semi-arid regions of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China, and studying its drought responses will greatly increase the understanding of how trees acclimate to drought...
  56. Stölting K, Nipper R, Lindtke D, Caseys C, Waeber S, Castiglione S, et al. Genomic scan for single nucleotide polymorphisms reveals patterns of divergence and gene flow between ecologically divergent species. Mol Ecol. 2013;22:842-55 pubmed publisher
    ..We have scanned the 'porous' genomes of Populus alba and Populus tremula, two ecologically divergent hybridizing forest trees, using >38,000 SNPs assayed by ..
  57. Shuai P, Liang D, Zhang Z, Yin W, Xia X. Identification of drought-responsive and novel Populus trichocarpa microRNAs by high-throughput sequencing and their targets using degradome analysis. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:233 pubmed publisher
    ..Drought is a common stress that limits the growth of plants. To obtain more insight into the role of miRNAs in drought stress, Illumina sequencing of Populus trichocarpa sRNAs was implemented.
  58. Tian X, Xie J, Zhao Y, Lu H, Liu S, Qu L, et al. Sense-, antisense- and RNAi-4CL1 regulate soluble phenolic acids, cell wall components and growth in transgenic Populus tomentosa Carr. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2013;65:111-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine the effects of Ptc4CL1 on lignin biosynthesis and plant growth, Populus tomentosa Carr. was transformed using sense-, antisense-, and RNAi-4CL1 genes...
  59. Du Q, Gong C, Pan W, Zhang D. Development and application of microsatellites in candidate genes related to wood properties in the Chinese white poplar (Populus tomentosa Carr.). DNA Res. 2013;20:31-44 pubmed publisher
    ..genic SSR loci derived from 138 candidate genes involved in wood formation, distributed throughout the genome of Populus tomentosa, a key ecological and cultivated wood production species...
  60. Pan X, Li H, Wei H, Su W, Jiang X, Lu H. Analysis of the spatial and temporal expression pattern directed by the Populus tomentosa 4-coumarate:CoA ligase Pto4CL2 promoter in transgenic tobacco. Mol Biol Rep. 2013;40:2309-17 pubmed publisher
    ..The Pto4CL2 promoter was cloned from Populus tomentosa Carr...
  61. Baucher M, Moussawi J, Vandeputte O, Monteyne D, Mol A, Perez Morga D, et al. A role for the miR396/GRF network in specification of organ type during flower development, as supported by ectopic expression of Populus trichocarpa miR396c in transgenic tobacco. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2013;15:892-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, the precursor of the Populus trichocarpa ptc-miR396c, with a mature sequence identical to ath-miR396b, was expressed under control of the ..
  62. Vanholme B, Cesarino I, Goeminne G, Kim H, Marroni F, Van Acker R, et al. Breeding with rare defective alleles (BRDA): a natural Populus nigra HCT mutant with modified lignin as a case study. New Phytol. 2013;198:765-76 pubmed publisher
    Next-generation (NG) sequencing in a natural population of Populus nigra revealed a mutant with a premature stop codon in the gene encoding hydroxycinnamoyl-CoA : shikimate hydroxycinnamoyl transferase1 (HCT1), an essential enzyme in ..
  63. Olson M, Levsen N, Soolanayakanahally R, Guy R, Schroeder W, Keller S, et al. The adaptive potential of Populus balsamifera L. to phenology requirements in a warmer global climate. Mol Ecol. 2013;22:1214-30 pubmed publisher
    ..affecting bud flush and bud set, traits that define a tree's season for height growth, in the boreal forest tree Populus balsamifera L. (balsam poplar)...
  64. Xu M, Xie W, Huang M. Overexpression of PeRHD3 alters the root architecture in Populus. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2012;424:239-44 pubmed publisher
    ..development from hardwood cuttings, and indicated that the RHD3 genes were involved in adventitious rooting in Populus. In this study, we cloned and characterized cDNAs of the two Populus RHD3 genes, designated as PeRHD3a and ..
  65. Zuo R, Hu R, Chai G, Xu M, Qi G, Kong Y, et al. Genome-wide identification, classification, and expression analysis of CDPK and its closely related gene families in poplar (Populus trichocarpa). Mol Biol Rep. 2013;40:2645-62 pubmed publisher
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    b>Populus yunnanensis Dode., a native dioecious woody plant species in Southwest China, plays an important role in commercial forestry and environmental protection. In natural habitats, female P...
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    A 1,697-bp cDNA sequence, designated as PsG6PDH, was amplified from Populus suaveolens...
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    ..Further, both tissues underwent changes in the content of heat shock proteins, but more importantly, of peroxiredoxins. The results show more sustainable changes in leaf and cambial proteomes in response to HS compared to HG...
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    ..of Energy, Office of Science, Biological and Environmental Research would sequence the black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa Torr. & Gray) genome...