solanaceae

Summary

Summary: A plant family of the order Solanales, subclass Asteridae. Among the most important are POTATOES; TOMATOES; CAPSICUM (green and red peppers); TOBACCO; and BELLADONNA.

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  1. Ryan C, Pearce G. Systemins: a functionally defined family of peptide signals that regulate defensive genes in Solanaceae species. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003;100 Suppl 2:14577-80 pubmed
    ..Here, we review structural and biological properties of the systemin family, and discuss their possible roles in systemic wound signaling. ..
  2. Lu Y. Molecular evolution at the self-incompatibility locus of Physalis longifolia (Solanaceae). J Mol Evol. 2002;54:784-93 pubmed
    The simple codominant expression of the alleles at the self-incompatibility locus ( S) of Solanaceae and their extraordinary spectrum of sequence diversity present an ideal case for understanding the molecular forces that shape the ..
  3. Zhang J, Khan M, Tian Y, Li Z, Riss S, He C. Divergences of MPF2-like MADS-domain proteins have an association with the evolution of the inflated calyx syndrome within Solanaceae. Planta. 2012;236:1247-60 pubmed
    The inflated calyx syndrome (ICS) is a post-floral novelty within Solanaceae. Previous work has shown that MPF2-like MADS-box genes have been recruited for the development and evolution of ICS through heterotopic expression from ..
  4. Daniell H, Lee S, Grevich J, Saski C, Quesada Vargas T, Guda C, et al. Complete chloroplast genome sequences of Solanum bulbocastanum, Solanum lycopersicum and comparative analyses with other Solanaceae genomes. Theor Appl Genet. 2006;112:1503-18 pubmed
    ..repeats >or=30 bp with a sequence identity of at least 90%; all but five of the repeats shared by all four Solanaceae genomes are located in the same genes or intergenic regions, suggesting a functional role...
  5. Tu T, Dillon M, Sun H, Wen J. Phylogeny of Nolana (Solanaceae) of the Atacama and Peruvian deserts inferred from sequences of four plastid markers and the nuclear LEAFY second intron. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;49:561-73 pubmed publisher
    The phylogeny of Nolana (Solanaceae), a genus primarily distributed in the coastal Atacama and Peruvian deserts with a few species in the Andes and one species endemic to the Galápagos Islands, was reconstructed using sequences of four ..
  6. Wu F, Tanksley S. Chromosomal evolution in the plant family Solanaceae. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:182 pubmed publisher
    Over the past decades, extensive comparative mapping research has been performed in the plant family Solanaceae. The recent identification of a large set of single-copy conserved orthologous (COSII) markers has greatly accelerated ..
  7. Bienert G, Bienert M, Jahn T, Boutry M, Chaumont F. Solanaceae XIPs are plasma membrane aquaporins that facilitate the transport of many uncharged substrates. Plant J. 2011;66:306-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we describe the genetic features, localization, expression, and functions of a group of Solanaceae XIPs. XIP cDNA and gDNA were cloned from tobacco, potato, tomato, and morning glory...
  8. Wu J, Liu S, He Y, Guan X, Zhu X, Cheng L, et al. Genome-wide analysis of SAUR gene family in Solanaceae species. Gene. 2012;509:38-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, a genome-wide search for SAUR gene homologues in Solanaceae species identified 99 and 134 members of SAUR gene family from tomato and potato, respectively...
  9. Kuang H, Padmanabhan C, Li F, Kamei A, Bhaskar P, Ouyang S, et al. Identification of miniature inverted-repeat transposable elements (MITEs) and biogenesis of their siRNAs in the Solanaceae: new functional implications for MITEs. Genome Res. 2009;19:42-56 pubmed publisher
    ..We identified 22 families of MITEs in the Solanaceae (MiS1-MiS22) and found abundant MiS insertions in Solanaceae genomic DNA and expressed sequence tags (EST)...

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  1. Cardillo A, María Otalvaro Alvarez A, Calabró Lopez A, Enrique Velásquez Lozano M, Rodríguez Talou J, María Giulietti A. Anisodamine production from natural sources: seedlings and hairy root cultures of Argentinean and Colombian Brugmansia candida plants. Planta Med. 2010;76:402-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Also, in the Argentinean samples the main alkaloid detected was anisodamine ( 2). Argentinean and Colombian B. CANDIDA seedlings and hairy roots appear to be a promising system for the production of anisodamine ( 2). ..
  2. Smith S, Wang S, Rausher M. Functional evolution of an anthocyanin pathway enzyme during a flower color transition. Mol Biol Evol. 2013;30:602-12 pubmed publisher
  3. Doganlar S, Frary A, Daunay M, Lester R, Tanksley S. Conservation of gene function in the solanaceae as revealed by comparative mapping of domestication traits in eggplant. Genetics. 2002;161:1713-26 pubmed
    ..Overall, the results suggest that domestication of the Solanaceae has been driven by mutations in a very limited number of target loci with major phenotypic effects, that ..
  4. Filipowicz N, Renner S. Brunfelsia (Solanaceae): a genus evenly divided between South America and radiations on Cuba and other Antillean islands. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2012;64:1-11 pubmed publisher
    Hallucinogenic or toxic species of Brunfelsia (Solanaceae: Petunieae) are important in native cultures throughout South America, and the genus also contains several horticulturally important species...
  5. Mueller L, Solow T, Taylor N, Skwarecki B, Buels R, Binns J, et al. The SOL Genomics Network: a comparative resource for Solanaceae biology and beyond. Plant Physiol. 2005;138:1310-7 pubmed
    ..cornell.edu) is a rapidly evolving comparative resource for the plants of the Solanaceae family, which includes important crop and model plants such as potato (Solanum tuberosum), eggplant (Solanum ..
  6. Jimoh A, Chika A, Umar M, Adebisi I, Abdullahi N. Analgesic effects and anti-inflammatory properties of the crude methanolic extract of Schwenckia americana Linn (Solanaceae). J Ethnopharmacol. 2011;137:543-6 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate analgesic effect and anti-inflammatory properties of Schwenckia americana (Solanaceae), a medicinal plant used for treating rheumatic pains and swelling in North-western Nigeria.
  7. Desender S, Andrivon D, Val F. Activation of defence reactions in Solanaceae: where is the specificity?. Cell Microbiol. 2007;9:21-30 pubmed
    ..This review targets the question of specificity in Solanaceae-pathogen interactions, by comparing defence patterns in plants challenged with virulent or avirulent pathogens (..
  8. Kuchuk N, Sytnyk K, Vasylenko M, Shakhovsky A, Komarnytsky I, Kushnir S, et al. Genetic transformation of plastids of different Solanaceae species using tobacco cells as organelle hosts. Theor Appl Genet. 2006;113:519-27 pubmed
    ..that combine nuclei of tobacco, an easily transformable species, and plastids of some other, recalcitrant Solanaceae species...
  9. Senthil Kumar M, Hema R, Anand A, Kang L, Udayakumar M, Mysore K. A systematic study to determine the extent of gene silencing in Nicotiana benthamiana and other Solanaceae species when heterologous gene sequences are used for virus-induced gene silencing. New Phytol. 2007;176:782-91 pubmed
    ..It was concluded that a 21-nucleotide stretch of 100% identity between the heterologous and endogenous gene sequences is not absolutely required for gene silencing...
  10. McCall A, Karban R. Induced defense in Nicotiana attenuata (Solanaceae) fruit and flowers. Oecologia. 2006;146:566-71 pubmed
    ..Here we show that mechanical leaf damage in wild tobacco, Nicotiana attenuata (Solanaceae), reduced both flower and fruit herbivory in the field and that exogenous application of methyl jasmonate, a ..
  11. Tameling W, Nooijen C, Ludwig N, Boter M, Slootweg E, Goverse A, et al. RanGAP2 mediates nucleocytoplasmic partitioning of the NB-LRR immune receptor Rx in the Solanaceae, thereby dictating Rx function. Plant Cell. 2010;22:4176-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, our data indicate that RanGAP2 regulates this partitioning by serving as a cytoplasmic retention factor for Rx...
  12. Kai G, Zhang Y, Chen J, Li L, Yan X, Zhang R, et al. Molecular characterization and expression analysis of two distinct putrescine N-methyltransferases from roots of Anisodus acutangulus. Physiol Plant. 2009;135:121-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The work would provide useful knowledge for tropane alkaloids biosynthesis and metabolic engineering to increase the production...
  13. Frary A, Fulton T, Zamir D, Tanksley S. Advanced backcross QTL analysis of a Lycopersicon esculentum x L. pennellii cross and identification of possible orthologs in the Solanaceae. Theor Appl Genet. 2004;108:485-96 pubmed
    ..pennellii alleles that enhanced the performance of the elite parent. Alleles that could be targeted for further introgression into cultivated tomato were also identified...
  14. Jirschitzka J, Schmidt G, Reichelt M, Schneider B, Gershenzon J, D Auria J. Plant tropane alkaloid biosynthesis evolved independently in the Solanaceae and Erythroxylaceae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:10304-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In species of the Solanaceae, which produce compounds such as atropine and scopolamine, this reaction is known to be catalyzed by enzymes of ..
  15. Robertson K, Goldberg E, Igic B. Comparative evidence for the correlated evolution of polyploidy and self-compatibility in Solanaceae. Evolution. 2011;65:139-55 pubmed publisher
    ..First, we test whether evolution of self-compatibility and polyploidy is correlated in the nightshade family (Solanaceae), and find the expected close association between polyploidy and self-compatibility...
  16. Pabón Mora N, Litt A. Comparative anatomical and developmental analysis of dry and fleshy fruits of Solanaceae. Am J Bot. 2011;98:1415-36 pubmed publisher
    An anatomical examination of dry and fleshy fruits within the Solanaceae was carried out to identify comparable stages throughout development as well as features exclusive to each type of fruit...
  17. Khan M, Hu J, Riss S, He C, Saedler H. MPF2-like-a MADS-box genes control the inflated Calyx syndrome in Withania (Solanaceae): roles of Darwinian selection. Mol Biol Evol. 2009;26:2463-73 pubmed publisher
    ..By contrast, purifying selection was detected for all other MPF2-like proteins tested. The contribution of the MPF2-like gene duplication to subfunctionalization is discussed...
  18. Jaremicz Z, Luczkiewicz M, Kisiel M, Zarate R, El Jaber Vazdekis N, Migas P. Multi-development-HPTLC method for quantitation of hyoscyamine, scopolamine and their biosynthetic precursors in selected solanaceae plants grown in natural conditions and as in vitro cultures. Phytochem Anal. 2014;25:29-35 pubmed publisher
    ..During experiments to locate the limiting steps in the biotechnological procedure, it is important to monitor not only the levels of the final products but also the changes in the concentration of their precursors...
  19. Menda N, Buels R, Tecle I, Mueller L. A community-based annotation framework for linking solanaceae genomes with phenomes. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:1788-99 pubmed publisher
    ..Since the inception of this project in late 2006, interest and participation from the Solanaceae research community has been strong and growing continuously to the extent that we plan to expand the framework ..
  20. Zheng W, Wang L, Meng L, Liu J. Genetic variation in the endangered Anisodus tanguticus (Solanaceae), an alpine perennial endemic to the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Genetica. 2008;132:123-9 pubmed
    ..DNA markers (RAPDs) to assess genetic variation between- and within-populations of Anisodus tanguticus (Solanaceae), an endangered perennial endemic to the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau with important medicinal value...
  21. Lee K, Dekkers B, Steinbrecher T, Walsh C, Bacic A, Bentsink L, et al. Distinct cell wall architectures in seed endosperms in representatives of the Brassicaceae and Solanaceae. Plant Physiol. 2012;160:1551-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Genetic manipulations of cell wall components present in the Arabidopsis seed endosperm demonstrate the impact of cell wall architectural changes on germination kinetics...
  22. Ceresini P, Shew H, James T, Vilgalys R, Cubeta M. Phylogeography of the Solanaceae-infecting Basidiomycota fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG-3 based on sequence analysis of two nuclear DNA loci. BMC Evol Biol. 2007;7:163 pubmed
    ..fungus Rhizoctonia solani anastomosis group 3 (AG-3) is an important pathogen of cultivated plants in the family Solanaceae. Isolates of R...
  23. Sykorova E, Lim K, Chase M, Knapp S, Leitch I, Leitch A, et al. The absence of Arabidopsis-type telomeres in Cestrum and closely related genera Vestia and Sessea (Solanaceae): first evidence from eudicots. Plant J. 2003;34:283-91 pubmed
    ..We found that the Cestrum species investigated had particularly large mean chromosome sizes. We discuss whether this is a consequence of alternative telomere end maintenance systems...
  24. Schirra H, Craik D. Structure and folding of potato type II proteinase inhibitors: circular permutation and intramolecular domain swapping. Protein Pept Lett. 2005;12:421-31 pubmed
    ..Structural studies give indications for the origins of this folding behaviour, and the evolution of the inhibitor family...
  25. Wang Y, Diehl A, Wu F, Vrebalov J, Giovannoni J, Siepel A, et al. Sequencing and comparative analysis of a conserved syntenic segment in the Solanaceae. Genetics. 2008;180:391-408 pubmed publisher
    ..conserved syntenic segment (CSS) in the genomes of five members of the agriculturally important plant family Solanaceae. This CSS includes a 105-kb region of tomato chromosome 2 and orthologous regions of the potato, eggplant, ..
  26. Rutitzky M, Ghiglione H, Curá J, Casal J, Yanovsky M. Comparative genomic analysis of light-regulated transcripts in the Solanaceae. BMC Genomics. 2009;10:60 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we compared transcriptional responses to light in different species of the Solanaceae to investigate common as well as species-specific changes in gene expression.
  27. Mazourek M, Cirulli E, Collier S, Landry L, Kang B, Quirin E, et al. The fractionated orthology of Bs2 and Rx/Gpa2 supports shared synteny of disease resistance in the Solanaceae. Genetics. 2009;182:1351-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we test the hypothesis that orthology is predictive of R-gene genomic location in the Solanaceae using the pepper R gene Bs2...
  28. De Jong W, Eannetta N, De Jong D, Bodis M. Candidate gene analysis of anthocyanin pigmentation loci in the Solanaceae. Theor Appl Genet. 2004;108:423-32 pubmed
    Crop species in the Solanaceae, which includes tomato ( Lycopersicon esculentum), potato ( Solanum tuberosum), pepper ( Capsicum spp.), and eggplant ( S...
  29. van der Vossen E, Sikkema A, Hekkert B, Gros J, Stevens P, Muskens M, et al. An ancient R gene from the wild potato species Solanum bulbocastanum confers broad-spectrum resistance to Phytophthora infestans in cultivated potato and tomato. Plant J. 2003;36:867-82 pubmed
    ..demonstrating the potential of interspecific transfer of broad-spectrum late blight resistance to cultivated Solanaceae from sexually incompatible host species...
  30. Lu Y. Historical events and allelic polymorphism at the gametophytic self-incompatibility locus in Solanaceae. Heredity (Edinb). 2006;96:22-8 pubmed
    ..These historical factors may have reduced the probability of new S alleles to prevailing in S. carolinense, leaving old ones segregating at the S locus with little signature of positive selection being currently detectable...
  31. Peters S, Bargsten J, Szinay D, van de Belt J, Visser R, Bai Y, et al. Structural homology in the Solanaceae: analysis of genomic regions in support of synteny studies in tomato, potato and pepper. Plant J. 2012;71:602-14 pubmed publisher
  32. D Agostino N, Traini A, Frusciante L, Chiusano M. SolEST database: a "one-stop shop" approach to the study of Solanaceae transcriptomes. BMC Plant Biol. 2009;9:142 pubmed publisher
    ..yet been completed, expressed sequence tag (EST) collections represent a reliable tool for broad sampling of Solanaceae transcriptomes, an attractive route for understanding Solanaceae genome functionality and a powerful reference ..
  33. Tu T, Volis S, Dillon M, Sun H, Wen J. Dispersals of Hyoscyameae and Mandragoreae (Solanaceae) from the New World to Eurasia in the early Miocene and their biogeographic diversification within Eurasia. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;57:1226-37 pubmed publisher
    The cosmopolitan Solanaceae contains 21 tribes and has the greatest diversity in South America...
  34. Geuten K, Irish V. Hidden variability of floral homeotic B genes in Solanaceae provides a molecular basis for the evolution of novel functions. Plant Cell. 2010;22:2562-78 pubmed publisher
    B-class MADS box genes specify petal and stamen identities in several core eudicot species. Members of the Solanaceae possess duplicate copies of these genes, allowing for diversification of function...
  35. Langenkämper G, Manac h N, Broin M, Cuine S, Becuwe N, Kuntz M, et al. Accumulation of plastid lipid-associated proteins (fibrillin/CDSP34) upon oxidative stress, ageing and biotic stress in Solanaceae and in response to drought in other species. J Exp Bot. 2001;52:1545-54 pubmed
    ..accumulate in fibrillar-type chromoplasts such as those of ripening pepper fruit, and in leaf chloroplasts from Solanaceae plants under abiotic stress conditions...
  36. Liu W, Huang D, Liu K, Hu S, Yu J, Gao G, et al. Discovery, identification and comparative analysis of non-specific lipid transfer protein (nsLtp) family in Solanaceae. Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics. 2010;8:229-37 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we identified 135 (122 putative and 13 previously identified) Solanaceae nsLtps, which are clustered into 8 different groups...
  37. Kai G, Chen J, Li L, Zhou G, Zhou L, Zhang L, et al. Molecular cloning and characterization of a new cDNA encoding hyoscyamine 6beta-hydroxylase from roots of Anisodus acutangulus. J Biochem Mol Biol. 2007;40:715-22 pubmed
  38. Talianova M, Janousek B. What can we learn from tobacco and other Solanaceae about horizontal DNA transfer?. Am J Bot. 2011;98:1231-42 pubmed publisher
    ..of present knowledge regarding HGT in higher plants, with an emphasis on tobacco and other species in the Solanaceae family because there are numerous detailed reports concerning natural HGT events, involving various donors, in ..
  39. Zayed R, Wink M. Induction of tropane alkaloid formation in transformed root cultures of Brugmansia suaveolens (Solanaceae). Z Naturforsch C. 2004;59:863-7 pubmed
    ..Quercetin enhanced the alkaloid production 10 fold (0.4 mg/g fresh weight) within 24 h. In contrast 100 microM salicylic acid decreased alkaloids to a level of 1 microg/g fresh weight...
  40. Thabuis A, Palloix A, Pflieger S, Daubèze A, Caranta C, Lefebvre V. Comparative mapping of Phytophthora resistance loci in pepper germplasm: evidence for conserved resistance loci across Solanaceae and for a large genetic diversity. Theor Appl Genet. 2003;106:1473-85 pubmed
    ..capsici. It also provided insights both into the allelic relationships between QTLs across pepper germplasm and for the comparative mapping of resistance factors across the Solanaceae.
  41. Barta E, Pintar A, Pongor S. Repeats with variations: accelerated evolution of the Pin2 family of proteinase inhibitors. Trends Genet. 2002;18:600-3 pubmed
    ..The first examples were found only in the Solanaceae family, but, using new EST and genomic data, we have found 11 homologous genes dispersed through almost the ..
  42. Knapp S. Tobacco to tomatoes: a phylogenetic perspective on fruit diversity in the Solanaceae. J Exp Bot. 2002;53:2001-22 pubmed
    The Solanaceae contains many species of agricultural importance. Several of these are cultivated for their fruits, such as the tomato, the pepper and the aubergine...
  43. Kuhl J, Hanneman R, Havey M. Characterization and mapping of Rpi1, a late-blight resistance locus from diploid (1EBN) Mexican Solanum pinnatisectum. Mol Genet Genomics. 2001;265:977-85 pubmed
    ..Characterization of the P.infestans isolate used for disease evaluations revealed that it possessed the avirulence gene corresponding to the R9 resistance locus, indicating that Rpi1 could possibly correspond to R9...
  44. Vallés D, Bruno M, López L, Caffini N, Cantera A. Granulosain I, a cysteine protease isolated from ripe fruits of Solanum granuloso-leprosum (Solanaceae). Protein J. 2008;27:267-75 pubmed publisher
    A new cysteine peptidase (Granulosain I) was isolated from ripe fruits of Solanum granuloso-leprosum Dunal (Solanaceae) by means of precipitation with organic solvent and cation exchange chromatography...
  45. Peska V, Sykorova E, Fajkus J. Two faces of Solanaceae telomeres: a comparison between Nicotiana and Cestrum telomeres and telomere-binding proteins. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2008;122:380-7 pubmed publisher
    While most Solanaceae genera (e.g.Solanum, Nicotiana) possess Arabidopsis-type telomeres of (TTTAGGG)n maintained by telomerase, the genera Cestrum, Vestia and Sessea (Cestrum group) lack these telomeres...
  46. Kong L, Ranganathan S. Tandem duplication, circular permutation, molecular adaptation: how Solanaceae resist pests via inhibitors. BMC Bioinformatics. 2008;9 Suppl 1:S22 pubmed publisher
    ..type II (Pot II) family of proteinase inhibitors plays critical roles in the defense system of plants from Solanaceae family against pests...
  47. Smith S, Ane C, Baum D. The role of pollinator shifts in the floral diversification of Iochroma (Solanaceae). Evolution. 2008;62:793-806 pubmed publisher
    ..Corolla length and flower color did not show any consistently significant associations with pollinator groups. For these two traits, we discuss alternative evolutionary forces, including phylogenetic inertia and community-level factors...
  48. Hu J, Saedler H. Evolution of the inflated calyx syndrome in Solanaceae. Mol Biol Evol. 2007;24:2443-53 pubmed
    Species that express the inflated calyx syndrome (ICS) are found in several genera of the Solanaceae. The MADS-box protein MPF2, together with the plant hormones cytokinin and gibberellin, has been shown to be responsible for this trait ..
  49. Moyano E, Fornalé S, Palazon J, Cusido R, Bagni N, Piñol M. Alkaloid production in Duboisia hybrid hairy root cultures overexpressing the pmt gene. Phytochemistry. 2002;59:697-702 pubmed
    ..The N-methylputrescine levels of the resulting engineered hairy roots increased (2-4-fold) compared to wild type roots, but there was no significant increase in either tropane or pyridine-type alkaloids...
  50. Grandbastien M, Audeon C, Bonnivard E, Casacuberta J, Chalhoub B, Costa A, et al. Stress activation and genomic impact of Tnt1 retrotransposons in Solanaceae. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2005;110:229-41 pubmed
    Tnt1 elements are a superfamily of LTR-retrotransposons distributed in the Solanaceae plant family and represent good model systems for studying regulatory and evolutionary controls established between hosts and transposable elements...
  51. Doganlar S, Frary A, Daunay M, Lester R, Tanksley S. A comparative genetic linkage map of eggplant (Solanum melongena) and its implications for genome evolution in the solanaceae. Genetics. 2002;161:1697-711 pubmed
    ..maps revealed conservation of large tracts of colinear markers, a common feature of genome evolution in the Solanaceae and other plant families...
  52. Januário A, Filho E, Pietro R, Kashima S, Sato D, Franca S. Antimycobacterial physalins from Physalis angulata L. (Solanaceae). Phytother Res. 2002;16:445-8 pubmed
    ..The assignment of the (13)C chemical shift for physalin D is reported here for the first time...
  53. Stone J, Pierce S. Rapid recent radiation of S-RNase lineages in Witheringia solanacea (Solanaceae). Heredity (Edinb). 2005;94:547-55 pubmed
    ..Sequences for W. solanacea fell into the three clades within the Solanaceae already identified for the genus. Terminal branch lengths for W...
  54. Sazima M, Buzato S, Sazima I. Dyssochroma viridiflorum (Solanaceae): a reproductively bat-dependent epiphyte from the Atlantic rainforest in Brazil. Ann Bot. 2003;92:725-30 pubmed
    ..Dyssochroma viridiflorum (Solanaceae), an epiphyte endemic to the Atlantic rainforest in south-eastern Brazil, was found to be visited by ..
  55. Jo S, Park H, Kim S, Kim H, Hur C, Choi D. Unraveling the sequence dynamics of the formation of genus-specific satellite DNAs in the family solanaceae. Heredity (Edinb). 2011;106:876-85 pubmed publisher
    ..satellite DNAs that showed sequence similarity with genus-specific intergenic spacers (IGSs) in the family Solanaceae, which includes the genera Nicotiana, Solanum and Capsicum...
  56. Poczai P, Hyvönen J. Plastid trnF pseudogenes are present in Jaltomata, the sister genus of Solanum (Solanaceae): molecular evolution of tandemly repeated structural mutations. Gene. 2013;530:143-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The dynamic evolutionary patterns of Solanum might be explained by possible inter- or intrachromosomal recombination...
  57. Ohyama K, Okawa A, Moriuchi Y, Fujimoto Y. Biosynthesis of steroidal alkaloids in Solanaceae plants: involvement of an aldehyde intermediate during C-26 amination. Phytochemistry. 2013;89:26-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, it is proposed that the C-26 amination reaction that occurs during steroidal alkaloid biosynthesis proceeds by way of a transamination mechanism...
  58. Wu J, Peng Z, Liu S, He Y, Cheng L, Kong F, et al. Genome-wide analysis of Aux/IAA gene family in Solanaceae species using tomato as a model. Mol Genet Genomics. 2012;287:295-11 pubmed publisher
    ..But how they work is still unknown. In order to conduct a systematic analysis of this gene family in Solanaceae species, a genome-wide search for the homologues of auxin response genes was carried out...
  59. Sanchez Puerta M, Abbona C, Zhuo S, Tepe E, Bohs L, Olmstead R, et al. Multiple recent horizontal transfers of the cox1 intron in Solanaceae and extended co-conversion of flanking exons. BMC Evol Biol. 2011;11:277 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the cox1 intron has not yet been found in the ideal group for plant somatic genetics - the Solanaceae. We therefore undertook an extensive survey of this family to find members with the intron and to learn more ..
  60. Rensink W, Lee Y, Liu J, Iobst S, Ouyang S, Buell C. Comparative analyses of six solanaceous transcriptomes reveal a high degree of sequence conservation and species-specific transcripts. BMC Genomics. 2005;6:124 pubmed
    The Solanaceae is a family of closely related species with diverse phenotypes that have been exploited for agronomic purposes. Previous studies involving a small number of genes suggested sequence conservation across the Solanaceae...
  61. Kai G, Li L, Jiang Y, Yan X, Zhang Y, Lu X, et al. Molecular cloning and characterization of two tropinone reductases in Anisodus acutangulus and enhancement of tropane alkaloid production in AaTRI-transformed hairy roots. Biotechnol Appl Biochem. 2009;54:177-86 pubmed publisher
    ..87-fold higher level of hyoscyamine and a mean 8-fold higher level of scopolamine compared with control roots, indicating that AaTRI is a promising target for genetic engineering to increase tropane alkaloid in A. acutangulus...
  62. Poth A, Mylne J, Grassl J, Lyons R, Millar A, Colgrave M, et al. Cyclotides associate with leaf vasculature and are the products of a novel precursor in petunia (Solanaceae). J Biol Chem. 2012;287:27033-46 pubmed publisher
    ..and related non-cyclic peptides we called "acyclotides" from petunia of the agronomically important Solanaceae plant family. Transcripts for petunia cyclotides and acyclotides encode the shortest known cyclotide precursors...
  63. Marsh J, Sullivan S, Hartwell J, Nimmo H. Structure and expression of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase kinase genes in solanaceae. A novel gene exhibits alternative splicing. Plant Physiol. 2003;133:2021-8 pubmed
    ..The data suggest that the two PPCK genes have different roles in tissue-specific regulation of PEPc and that the alternative splicing of PPCK2 transcripts is functionally significant...
  64. Moyano E, Jouhikainen K, Tammela P, Palazon J, Cusido R, Piñol M, et al. Effect of pmt gene overexpression on tropane alkaloid production in transformed root cultures of Datura metel and Hyoscyamus muticus. J Exp Bot. 2003;54:203-11 pubmed
    ..The results indicate that the same biosynthetic pathway in two related plant species can be differently regulated, and overexpression of a given gene does not necessarily lead to a similar accumulation pattern of secondary metabolites...
  65. Vaknin H, Bar Akiva A, Ovadia R, Nissim Levi A, Forer I, Weiss D, et al. Active anthocyanin degradation in Brunfelsia calycina (yesterday--today--tomorrow) flowers. Planta. 2005;222:19-26 pubmed
    ..This study represents the first step in the elucidation of the molecular mechanism behind in vivo anthocyanin degradation in plants...