mesembryanthemum

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Summary: A plant genus of the family AIZOACEAE. It is a native of Africa and widely planted for erosion control to stabilize soil along roadsides and beaches.

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  1. Popova O, Ismailov S, Popova T, Dietz K, Golldack D. Salt-induced expression of NADP-dependent isocitrate dehydrogenase and ferredoxin-dependent glutamate synthase in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Planta. 2002;215:906-13 pubmed
    ..1.1.42) from the facultative halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L., focussing on salt-dependent regulation of the enzyme...
  2. Dyachenko O, Zakharchenko N, Shevchuk T, Bohnert H, Cushman J, Buryanov Y. Effect of hypermethylation of CCWGG sequences in DNA of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum plants on their adaptation to salt stress. Biochemistry (Mosc). 2006;71:461-5 pubmed
    ..the level of CpNpG-methylation (N is any nucleoside) of the nuclear genome of the facultative halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum in the CCWGG sequences (W = A or T) increases two-fold and is coupled with hypermethylation of ..
  3. Ibdah M, Zhang X, Schmidt J, Vogt T. A novel Mg(2+)-dependent O-methyltransferase in the phenylpropanoid metabolism of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:43961-72 pubmed
    Upon irradiation with elevated light intensities, the ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) accumulates a complex pattern of methylated and glycosylated flavonol conjugates in the upper epidermal layer...
  4. Konieczny R, Obert B, Bleho J, Novak O, Heym C, Tuleja M, et al. Stable transformation of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (L.) with Agrobacterium rhizogenes harboring the green fluorescent protein targeted to the endoplasmic reticulum. J Plant Physiol. 2011;168:722-9 pubmed publisher
    Stable transformation of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. (common ice plant) with a green fluorescent protein (GFP) construct targeted to the endoplasmic reticulum was obtained...
  5. Jou Y, Chiang C, Jauh G, Yen H. Functional characterization of ice plant SKD1, an AAA-type ATPase associated with the endoplasmic reticulum-Golgi network, and its role in adaptation to salt stress. Plant Physiol. 2006;141:135-46 pubmed
    ..growth defect) able to facilitate K+ uptake has previously been identified from the halophyte ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum)...
  6. Winter K, Holtum J. Environment or development? Lifetime net CO2 exchange and control of the expression of Crassulacean acid metabolism in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Plant Physiol. 2007;143:98-107 pubmed
    ..from C(3) photosynthesis to Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) in the annual halophytic C(3)-CAM species Mesembryanthemum crystallinum was explored by continuously monitoring net CO(2) exchange of whole shoots from the seedling ..
  7. Falleh H, Jalleli I, Ksouri R, Boulaaba M, Guyot S, Magné C, et al. Effect of salt treatment on phenolic compounds and antioxidant activity of two Mesembryanthemum edule provenances. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2012;52:1-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Mesembryanthemum edule L. is an edible and medicinal halophyte widespread in Tunisia seashore. In this study, parameters of oxidative stress, phenolic compounds and antioxidant activities were comparatively investigated in two M...
  8. Niewiadomska E, Karpinska B, Romanowska E, Slesak I, Karpinski S. A salinity-induced C3-CAM transition increases energy conservation in the halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. Plant Cell Physiol. 2004;45:789-94 pubmed
    ..increased ATP/ADP ratio was found during the nocturnal phase I in crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM)-induced Mesembryanthemum crystallinum plants...
  9. Cushman J, Agarie S, Albion R, Elliot S, Taybi T, Borland A. Isolation and characterization of mutants of common ice plant deficient in crassulacean acid metabolism. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:228-38 pubmed publisher
    ..colorimetric assay to measure leaf pH to screen fast neutron-mutagenized populations of common ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum), a facultative CAM species, to detect CAM-deficient mutants with limited nocturnal ..

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  1. Borland A, Elliott S, Patterson S, Taybi T, Cushman J, Pater B, et al. Are the metabolic components of crassulacean acid metabolism up-regulated in response to an increase in oxidative burden?. J Exp Bot. 2006;57:319-28 pubmed
    In the halophytic species Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) may be induced by a range of abiotic factors including drought, salinity, high light intensity, low temperature, and anoxia...
  2. Dodd A, Griffiths H, Taybi T, Cushman J, Borland A. Integrating diel starch metabolism with the circadian and environmental regulation of Crassulacean acid metabolism in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Planta. 2003;216:789-97 pubmed
    The diel (24-h) Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) cycle in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (L...
  3. Agarie S, Shimoda T, Shimizu Y, Baumann K, Sunagawa H, Kondo A, et al. Salt tolerance, salt accumulation, and ionic homeostasis in an epidermal bladder-cell-less mutant of the common ice plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. J Exp Bot. 2007;58:1957-67 pubmed
    The aerial surfaces of the common or crystalline ice plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L., a halophytic, facultative crassulacean acid metabolism species, are covered with specialized trichome cells called epidermal bladder cells (EBCs)...
  4. Aronova E, Sheviakova N, Stetsenko L, Kuznetsov V. Cadaverine-induced induction of superoxide dismutase gene expression in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. Dokl Biol Sci. 2005;403:257-9 pubmed
  5. Niewiadomska E, Miszalski Z. Partial characterization and expression of leaf catalase in the CAM-inducible halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2008;46:421-7 pubmed publisher
    Catalase (CAT; EC 1.11.1.6) isolated from leaves of the halophytic plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum is characterized by a high apparent molecular mass of about 320kDa, and high resistance to denaturing agents (10% ME)...
  6. Jou Y, Chou P, He M, Hung Y, Yen H. Tissue-specific expression and functional complementation of a yeast potassium-uptake mutant by a salt-induced ice plant gene mcSKD1. Plant Mol Biol. 2004;54:881-93 pubmed
    ..associated with a variety of cellular activities)-type ATPase family has been identified from the halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (ice plant)...
  7. Slesak I, Karpinska B, Surówka E, Miszalski Z, Karpinski S. Redox changes in the chloroplast and hydrogen peroxide are essential for regulation of C(3)-CAM transition and photooxidative stress responses in the facultative CAM plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. Plant Cell Physiol. 2003;44:573-81 pubmed
    b>Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, a facultative halophyte and C(3)-Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) intermediate plant, has become a favoured plant for studying stress response mechanisms during C(3)-CAM shifts...
  8. Ghnaya T, Slama I, Messedi D, Grignon C, Ghorbel M, Abdelly C. Effects of Cd2+ on K+, Ca2+ and N uptake in two halophytes Sesuvium portulacastrum and Mesembryanthemum crystallinum: consequences on growth. Chemosphere. 2007;67:72-9 pubmed
    ..N) acquisition, and their consequences on growth in two halophytes species: Sesuvium portulacastrum and Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Seedlings were grown for 30 days in split-root conditions...
  9. Boxall S, Foster J, Bohnert H, Cushman J, Nimmo H, Hartwell J. Conservation and divergence of circadian clock operation in a stress-inducible Crassulacean acid metabolism species reveals clock compensation against stress. Plant Physiol. 2005;137:969-82 pubmed
    ..EARLY FLOWERING3 (ELF3), and a partial cDNA encoding GIGANTEA in the model stress-inducible CAM plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (Common Ice Plant)...
  10. Chehab E, Patharkar O, Cushman J. Isolation and characterization of a novel v-SNARE family protein that interacts with a calcium-dependent protein kinase from the common ice plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Planta. 2007;225:783-99 pubmed
    McCPK1 (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum calcium-dependent protein kinase 1) mRNA expression is transiently salinity- and dehydrationstress responsive...
  11. Seidel T, Kluge C, Hanitzsch M, Ross J, Sauer M, Dietz K, et al. Colocalization and FRET-analysis of subunits c and a of the vacuolar H+-ATPase in living plant cells. J Biotechnol. 2004;112:165-75 pubmed
    ..In this study, subunits c and a of the V-ATPase from the plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum were fused to cyan fluorescent protein (CFP) and yellow fluorescent protein (YFP), respectively, ..
  12. Taybi T, Cushman J, Borland A. Leaf carbohydrates influence transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of nocturnal carboxylation and starch degradation in the facultative CAM plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. J Plant Physiol. 2017;218:144-154 pubmed publisher
    ..To test this hypothesis, a starch and CAM-deficient mutant of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum was compared with wild type plants under well-watered and saline (CAM-inducing) conditions...
  13. Libik M, Konieczny R, Pater B, Slesak I, Miszalski Z. Differences in the activities of some antioxidant enzymes and in H2O2 content during rhizogenesis and somatic embryogenesis in callus cultures of the ice plant. Plant Cell Rep. 2005;23:834-41 pubmed
    Callus was obtained from hypocotyls of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum seedlings cultured on two types of medium-germination medium (GM) and callus induction medium (CIM)...
  14. Dimpfel W, Schombert L, Gericke N. Electropharmacogram of Sceletium tortuosum extract based on spectral local field power in conscious freely moving rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016;177:140-7 pubmed publisher
    The endemic succulent South African plant, Sceletium tortuosum (L.) N.E. Br. (synonym Mesembryanthemum tortuosum L...
  15. Niewiadomska E, Bilger W, Gruca M, Mulisch M, Miszalski Z, Krupinska K. CAM-related changes in chloroplastic metabolism of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. Planta. 2011;233:275-85 pubmed publisher
    ..A shift from C(3) photosynthesis to CAM in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum plants was induced by high salinity (0.4 M NaCl)...
  16. Cosentino C, Di Silvestre D, Fischer Schliebs E, Homann U, De Palma A, Comunian C, et al. Proteomic analysis of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum leaf microsomal fractions finds an imbalance in V-ATPase stoichiometry during the salt-induced transition from C3 to CAM. Biochem J. 2013;450:407-15 pubmed publisher
    The halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum adapts to salt stress by salt uptake and switching from C3 photosynthesis to CAM (crassulacean acid metabolism)...
  17. Su H, Golldack D, Katsuhara M, Zhao C, Bohnert H. Expression and stress-dependent induction of potassium channel transcripts in the common ice plant. Plant Physiol. 2001;125:604-14 pubmed
    ..for three potassium channel homologs in the AKT/KAT subfamily (Shaker type) from the common ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum), with a focus on their expression during salt stress (up to 500 mM NaCl)...
  18. Davies B, Griffiths H. Competing carboxylases: circadian and metabolic regulation of Rubisco in C3 and CAM Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. Plant Cell Environ. 2012;35:1211-20 pubmed publisher
    ..1·5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (Rubisco) and phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase (PEPc) activities by Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L...
  19. Nouairi I, Ghnaya T, Ben Youssef N, Zarrouk M, Habib Ghorbel M. Changes in content and fatty acid profiles of total lipids of two halophytes: Sesuvium portulacastrum and Mesembryanthemum crystallinum under cadmium stress. J Plant Physiol. 2006;163:1198-202 pubmed
    ..content and fatty acid composition were determined in leaves of two halophytes: Sesuvium portulacastrum and Mesembryanthemum crystallinum exposed to cadmium (Cd)...
  20. Su H, Balderas E, Vera Estrella R, Golldack D, Quigley F, Zhao C, et al. Expression of the cation transporter McHKT1 in a halophyte. Plant Mol Biol. 2003;52:967-80 pubmed
    From the ice plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, McHKT1 was isolated encoding a protein 41-61% identical to other plant HKT1-like sequences previously described as potassium or sodium/potassium transporters...
  21. Kore eda S, Cushman M, Akselrod I, Bufford D, Fredrickson M, Clark E, et al. Transcript profiling of salinity stress responses by large-scale expressed sequence tag analysis in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Gene. 2004;341:83-92 pubmed
    The common ice plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, is a halophytic (salt-loving) member of the Aizoaceae, which switches from C3 photosynthesis to Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) when exposed to salinity or water-deficit stress...
  22. Drira R, Matsumoto T, Agawa M, Sakamoto K. Ice Plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) Extract Promotes Lipolysis in Mouse 3T3-L1 Adipocytes Through Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase Activation. J Med Food. 2016;19:274-80 pubmed publisher
    The antiobesity effect of ice plant (IP) (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum), a salt-resistant African plant, has recently attracted increased attention...
  23. Azad M, Morita K, Ohnishi J, Kore eda S. Isolation and characterization of a polyubiquitin gene and its promoter region from Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2013;77:551-9 pubmed
    ..reported to be constant during Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) induction in the facultative CAM plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum...
  24. Cushman J, Tillett R, Wood J, Branco J, Schlauch K. Large-scale mRNA expression profiling in the common ice plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, performing C3 photosynthesis and Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM). J Exp Bot. 2008;59:1875-94 pubmed publisher
    The common ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.) has emerged as a useful model for molecular genetic studies of Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) because CAM can be induced in this species by water deficit or salinity stress...
  25. Barkla B, Vera Estrella R, Raymond C. Single-cell-type quantitative proteomic and ionomic analysis of epidermal bladder cells from the halophyte model plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum to identify salt-responsive proteins. BMC Plant Biol. 2016;16:110 pubmed publisher
    ..EBC) are large single-celled, specialized, and modified trichomes found on the aerial parts of the halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum...
  26. Amari T, Lutts S, Taamali M, Lucchini G, Sacchi G, Abdelly C, et al. Implication of citrate, malate and histidine in the accumulation and transport of nickel in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum and Brassica juncea. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2016;126:122-128 pubmed publisher
    ..we assess here, the relationship between organics acids and histidine content and nickel accumulation in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum and Brassica juncea grown in hydroponic media added with 25, 50 and 100 µM NiCl2...
  27. Yu K, D Odorico P, Li W, He Y. Effects of competition on induction of crassulacean acid metabolism in a facultative CAM plant. Oecologia. 2017;184:351-361 pubmed publisher
    ..stress have been found to induce CAM expression (nocturnal carboxylation) in facultative CAM species such as Mesembryanthemum crystallinum...
  28. Cosentino C, Fischer Schliebs E, Bertl A, Thiel G, Homann U. Na+/H+ antiporters are differentially regulated in response to NaCl stress in leaves and roots of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. New Phytol. 2010;186:669-80 pubmed publisher
    ..of Na(+)/H(+) antiporters in response to NaCl stress in one particular plant, the facultative halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum Na(+)/H(+) antiporters of M...
  29. von Stackelberg M, Rensing S, Reski R. Identification of genic moss SSR markers and a comparative analysis of twenty-four algal and plant gene indices reveal species-specific rather than group-specific characteristics of microsatellites. BMC Plant Biol. 2006;6:9 pubmed
    ..The comparative survey of expressed sequence tag-derived microsatellites among the plant kingdom is well suited for a classification of future studies on plant microsatellites. ..
  30. Amezcua Romero J, Pantoja O, Vera Estrella R. Ser123 is essential for the water channel activity of McPIP2;1 from Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:16739-47 pubmed publisher
    The increased expression of McPIP2;1 (MipC), a root-specific aquaporin (AQP) from Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, under salt stress has suggested a role for this AQP in the salt tolerance of the plant...
  31. Nell H, Siebert M, Chellan P, Gericke N. A randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled trial of Extract Sceletium tortuosum (Zembrin) in healthy adults. J Altern Complement Med. 2013;19:898-904 pubmed publisher
    ..Both doses of extract Sceletium tortuosum (Zembrin) (8?mg and 25?mg) were well tolerated when used by healthy human subjects once daily for 3 months. ..
  32. Epimashko S, Meckel T, Fischer Schliebs E, Lüttge U, Thiel G. Two functionally different vacuoles for static and dynamic purposes in one plant mesophyll leaf cell. Plant J. 2004;37:294-300 pubmed
    ..The common ice plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L., however, requires two contrasting functions of the vacuole under salt stress...
  33. Bolte S, Brown S, Satiat Jeunemaitre B. The N-myristoylated Rab-GTPase m-Rabmc is involved in post-Golgi trafficking events to the lytic vacuole in plant cells. J Cell Sci. 2004;117:943-54 pubmed
    ..plant-specific Rab-GTPase previously characterised at the molecular level and also by structural analysis in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum...
  34. Epimashko S, Fischer Schliebs E, Christian A, Thiel G, Lüttge U. Na+/H+-transporter, H+-pumps and an aquaporin in light and heavy tonoplast membranes from organic acid and NaCl accumulating vacuoles of the annual facultative CAM plant and halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. Planta. 2006;224:944-51 pubmed
    Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) was induced in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. by either NaCl- or high light (HL)- stress...
  35. Deters A, Meyer U, Stintzing F. Time-dependent bioactivity of preparations from cactus pear (Opuntia ficus indica) and ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) on human skin fibroblasts and keratinocytes. J Ethnopharmacol. 2012;142:438-44 pubmed publisher
    ..The effect was also be related to the concentration and composition as well as the investigated cell type. ..
  36. Roscher J, Posch T, Pütz M, Huhn C. Forensic analysis of mesembrine alkaloids in Sceletium tortuosum by nonaqueous capillary electrophoresis mass spectrometry. Electrophoresis. 2012;33:1567-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the use of the NACE-MS enables a new perspective on the alkaloid profile of Sceletium species. ..
  37. Libik Konieczny M, Surówka E, Kuzniak E, Nosek M, Miszalski Z. Effects of Botrytis cinerea and Pseudomonas syringae infection on the antioxidant profile of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum C3/CAM intermediate plant. J Plant Physiol. 2011;168:1052-9 pubmed publisher
    ..crystallinum leaves, were related to the photosynthetic metabolism type of the stressed plants rather than to the lifestyle of the invading pathogen. ..
  38. Shevyakova N, Shorina M, Rakitin V, Stetsenko L, Kuznetsov V. Ethylene-induced production of cadaverine is mediated by protein phosphorylation and dephosphorylation. Dokl Biol Sci. 2004;395:127-9 pubmed
  39. Broetto F, Monteiro Duarte H, Lüttge U. Responses of chlorophyll fluorescence parameters of the facultative halophyte and C3-CAM intermediate species Mesembryanthemum crystallinum to salinity and high irradiance stress. J Plant Physiol. 2007;164:904-12 pubmed
    b>Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. (Aizoaceae) is a facultative annual halophyte and a C(3)-photosynthesis/crassulacean acid metabolism intermediate species currently used as a model plant in stress physiology...
  40. Sakata K, Kawasaki H, Suzuki T, Ito K, Negishi O, Tsuno T, et al. Inositols affect the mating circadian rhythm of Drosophila melanogaster. Front Pharmacol. 2015;6:111 pubmed publisher
    ..However, information about which food components affect circadian mating behavior is scant. The ice plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum has recently become a popular functional food...
  41. Kuzniak E, Kazmierczak A, Wielanek M, Głowacki R, Kornas A. Involvement of salicylic acid, glutathione and protein S-thiolation in plant cell death-mediated defence response of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum against Botrytis cinerea. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2013;63:30-8 pubmed publisher
    The response of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum plants performing C3 photosynthesis and crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) to the non-host necrotrophic pathogen Botrytis cinerea was analyzed at the local and systemic levels...
  42. Vera Estrella R, Barkla B, Amezcua Romero J, Pantoja O. Day/night regulation of aquaporins during the CAM cycle in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Plant Cell Environ. 2012;35:485-501 pubmed publisher
    b>Mesembryanthemum crystallinum exhibits induction of Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) after a threshold stage of development, by exposure to long days with high light intensities or by water and salt stress...
  43. Volkov K, Kholodova V, Kuznetsov V. Plant adaptation to salinity reduces copper toxicity. Dokl Biol Sci. 2006;411:479-81 pubmed
  44. Nosek M, Kornaś A, Kuźniak E, Miszalski Z. Plastoquinone redox state modifies plant response to pathogen. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2015;96:163-70 pubmed publisher
    ..enzymes (superoxide dismutase - SOD, catalase - CAT) and photochemistry of PSII (photosystem II) in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum plants performing C3 and CAM (Crassulacean acid metabolism) carbon metabolism...
  45. Kholodova V, Meshcheriakov A, Rakitin V, Kariagin V, Kuznetsov V. Hydraulic signal as a "primary messenger of water deficit" under salt stress in plants. Dokl Biol Sci. 2006;407:155-7 pubmed
  46. Yu K, D Odorico P, Carr D, Personius A, Collins S. The effect of nitrogen availability and water conditions on competition between a facultative CAM plant and an invasive grass. Ecol Evol. 2017;7:7739-7749 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated how nutrient and water availability affected competition between Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (a model facultative CAM species) and the invasive C3 grass Bromus mollis ..
  47. Hanen F, Riadh K, Samia O, Sylvain G, Christian M, Chedly A. Interspecific variability of antioxidant activities and phenolic composition in Mesembryanthemum genus. Food Chem Toxicol. 2009;47:2308-13 pubmed publisher
    In the present study, shoot extracts from edible halophytic Mesembryanthemum species were evaluated for their effects against O(2)(-), DPPH, and ABTS radicals...
  48. Bouftira I, Abdelly C, Sfar S. Characterization of cosmetic cream with Mesembryanthemum crystallinum plant extract: influence of formulation composition on physical stability and anti-oxidant activity. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2008;30:443-52 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Mesembryanthemum crystallinum is a halophyte plant widely used in the traditional medicine, characterized by the presence of ..
  49. Ermolova N, Ann Cushman M, Taybi T, Condon S, Cushman J, Chollet R. Expression, purification, and initial characterization of a recombinant form of plant PEP-carboxylase kinase from CAM-induced Mesembryanthemum crystallinum with enhanced solubility in Escherichia coli. Protein Expr Purif. 2003;29:123-31 pubmed
    ..The antibodies against the recombinant McPpcK1 from Mesembryanthemum crystallinum cross-reacted on Western blots with an enriched preparation of the maize-leaf kinase, but not ..
  50. Chiang C, Li C, Jou Y, Chen Y, Lin Y, Yang F, et al. Suppressor of K+ transport growth defect 1 (SKD1) interacts with RING-type ubiquitin ligase and sucrose non-fermenting 1-related protein kinase (SnRK1) in the halophyte ice plant. J Exp Bot. 2013;64:2385-400 pubmed publisher
    ..It was previously shown that SKD1 accumulates in epidermal bladder cells of the halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. SKD1 knock-down Arabidopsis mutants showed an imbalanced Na+/K+ ratio under salt stress...
  51. Kholodova V, Gracheva S, Morkina Y, Ragulin V, Kuznetsov V. Reversibility of the stress-induced development of CAM photosynthesis in plants. Dokl Biol Sci. 2004;395:133-5 pubmed
  52. Springfield E, Amabeoku G, Weitz F, Mabusela W, Johnson Q. An assessment of two Carpobrotus species extracts as potential antimicrobial agents. Phytomedicine. 2003;10:434-9 pubmed
    ..This scientific information can serve as an important platform for the development of inexpensive, safe and effective natural anti-infective medicines. ..
  53. Lakhdar A, Falleh H, Ouni Y, Oueslati S, Debez A, Ksouri R, et al. Municipal solid waste compost application improves productivity, polyphenol content, and antioxidant capacity of Mesembryanthemum edule. J Hazard Mater. 2011;191:373-9 pubmed publisher
    ..solid waste (MSW) compost (at 40 t ha(-1)) on growth, polyphenol contents and antioxidant activities of Mesembryanthemum edule...