coffea

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family RUBIACEAE. It is best known for the COFFEE beverage prepared from the beans (SEEDS).

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  1. Lima R, Dos Santos T, Vieira L, Ferrarese M, Ferrarese Filho O, Donatti L, et al. Heat stress causes alterations in the cell-wall polymers and anatomy of coffee leaves (Coffea arabica L.). Carbohydr Polym. 2013;93:135-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Structural alterations in palisade cells and ultrastructural damage in chloroplasts were also observed. Our results demonstrate that the chemical profile of coffee cell-wall polymers and structural cell anatomy change under heat stress. ..
  2. Combes M, Cenci A, Baraille H, Bertrand B, Lashermes P. Homeologous gene expression in response to growing temperature in a recent Allopolyploid (Coffea arabica L.). J Hered. 2012;103:36-46 pubmed publisher
    ..This study investigated the influence of growing temperatures on homeologous gene expression in Coffea arabica L., a recent allopolyploid involving 2 closely related diploid parental species...
  3. Hendre P, Phanindranath R, Annapurna V, Lalremruata A, Aggarwal R. Development of new genomic microsatellite markers from robusta coffee (Coffea canephora Pierre ex A. Froehner) showing broad cross-species transferability and utility in genetic studies. BMC Plant Biol. 2008;8:51 pubmed publisher
    ..A small-insert partial genomic library of Coffea canephora, was probed for various SSR motifs following conventional approach of Southern hybridisation...
  4. Yuyama P, Pereira L, Dos Santos T, Sera T, Vilas Boas L, Lopes F, et al. FISH using a gag-like fragment probe reveals a common Ty3-gypsy-like retrotransposon in genome of Coffea species. Genome. 2012;55:825-33 pubmed publisher
    The genus Coffea possesses about 100 species, and the most economically important are Coffea canephora and Coffea arabica...
  5. Barbosa A, Albuquerque E, Silva M, Souza D, Oliveira Neto O, Valencia A, et al. Alpha-amylase inhibitor-1 gene from Phaseolus vulgaris expressed in Coffea arabica plants inhibits alpha-amylases from the coffee berry borer pest. BMC Biotechnol. 2010;10:44 pubmed publisher
    ..There are 115 species in the Coffea genus, but only two, C. arabica and C. canephora, are commercially cultivated...
  6. Gomes Junior R, Moldes C, Delite F, Gratão P, Mazzafera P, Lea P, et al. Nickel elicits a fast antioxidant response in Coffea arabica cells. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2006;44:420-9 pubmed
    The antioxidant responses of coffee (Coffea arabica L.) cell suspension cultures to nickel (Ni) were investigated...
  7. Alpizar E, Dechamp E, Lapeyre Montes F, Guilhaumon C, Bertrand B, Jourdan C, et al. Agrobacterium rhizogenes-transformed roots of coffee (Coffea arabica): conditions for long-term proliferation, and morphological and molecular characterization. Ann Bot. 2008;101:929-40 pubmed publisher
    The aims of this study were to set up proliferation conditions for hairy roots of Coffea arabica regenerated after transformation by Agrobacterium rhizogenes strain A4-RS, and to carry out the morphological and molecular characterization ..
  8. Simkin A, Moreau H, Kuntz M, Pagny G, Lin C, Tanksley S, et al. An investigation of carotenoid biosynthesis in Coffea canephora and Coffea arabica. J Plant Physiol. 2008;165:1087-106 pubmed
    ..CRTR-B, ZEP and VDE) and two cDNA encoding carotenoid cleavage dioxygenase family members (NCED3 and CCD1) in Coffea canephora...
  9. Salmona J, Dussert S, Descroix F, DE Kochko A, Bertrand B, Joet T. Deciphering transcriptional networks that govern Coffea arabica seed development using combined cDNA array and real-time RT-PCR approaches. Plant Mol Biol. 2008;66:105-24 pubmed
    Due to its economic importance, Coffea arabica is becoming the subject of increasing genomic research and, in particular, the genes involved in the final chemical composition of the bean and the sensorial quality of the coffee beverage...

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  1. Kouadio I, Koffi L, Nemlin J, Dosso M. Effect of Robusta (Coffea canephora P.) coffee cherries quantity put out for sun drying on contamination by fungi and ochratoxin A (OTA) under tropical humid zone (Côte d'Ivoire). Food Chem Toxicol. 2012;50:1969-79 pubmed publisher
    ..55-4.54) and the degradation of their chlorogenic acids content (13.03-11.69) while for their caffeine content (2.52-2.54), any significant difference was observed whatever the drying duration. ..
  2. Fortunato A, Lidon F, Batista Santos P, Leitão A, Pais I, Ribeiro A, et al. Biochemical and molecular characterization of the antioxidative system of Coffea sp. under cold conditions in genotypes with contrasting tolerance. J Plant Physiol. 2010;167:333-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Nevertheless, some acclimation ability has been reported within the Coffea genus, and is possibly related to oxidative stress control...
  3. Jaramillo J, Muchugu E, Vega F, Davis A, Borgemeister C, Chabi Olaye A. Some like it hot: the influence and implications of climate change on coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei) and coffee production in East Africa. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e24528 pubmed publisher
    ..In both scenarios, the situation with H. hampei is forecasted to worsen in the current Coffea arabica producing areas of Ethiopia, the Ugandan part of the Lake Victoria and Mt. Elgon regions, Mt...
  4. Maurin O, Davis A, Chester M, Mvungi E, Jaufeerally Fakim Y, Fay M. Towards a Phylogeny for Coffea (Rubiaceae): identifying well-supported lineages based on nuclear and plastid DNA sequences. Ann Bot. 2007;100:1565-83 pubmed
    The phylogenetic relationships between species of Coffea and Psilanthus remain poorly understood, owing to low levels of sequence variation recovered in previous studies, coupled with relatively limited species sampling...
  5. Dos Santos T, Budzinski I, Marur C, Petkowicz C, Pereira L, Vieira L. Expression of three galactinol synthase isoforms in Coffea arabica L. and accumulation of raffinose and stachyose in response to abiotic stresses. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2011;49:441-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, the expression patterns of three isoforms of galactinol synthase (CaGolS1-2-3) from Coffea arabica were evaluated in response to water deficit, salinity and heat stress...
  6. Guyot R, de la Mare M, Viader V, Hamon P, Coriton O, Bustamante Porras J, et al. Microcollinearity in an ethylene receptor coding gene region of the Coffea canephora genome is extensively conserved with Vitis vinifera and other distant dicotyledonous sequenced genomes. BMC Plant Biol. 2009;9:22 pubmed publisher
    b>Coffea canephora, also called Robusta, belongs to the Rubiaceae, the fourth largest angiosperm family...
  7. Geromel C, Ferreira L, Guerreiro S, Cavalari A, Pot D, Pereira L, et al. Biochemical and genomic analysis of sucrose metabolism during coffee (Coffea arabica) fruit development. J Exp Bot. 2006;57:3243-58 pubmed
    ..and the role of sucrose synthase were investigated in the fruit tissues (pericarp, perisperm, and endosperm) of Coffea arabica during development...
  8. Mondego J, Vidal R, Carazzolle M, Tokuda E, Parizzi L, Costa G, et al. An EST-based analysis identifies new genes and reveals distinctive gene expression features of Coffea arabica and Coffea canephora. BMC Plant Biol. 2011;11:30 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Coffea arabica and C. canephora are responsible for 70 and 30% of commercial production, respectively. C...
  9. Liere H, Perfecto I. Cheating on a mutualism: indirect benefits of ant attendance to a coccidophagous coccinellid. Environ Entomol. 2008;37:143-9 pubmed
    ..orbigera. This is the first time that this kind of indirect positive effect is reported for an ant and a coccidophagous coccinellid. Furthermore, this indirect positive effect may be key to the persistence of A. orbigera's populations. ..
  10. Hamon P, Duroy P, Dubreuil Tranchant C, Mafra D Almeida Costa P, Duret C, Razafinarivo N, et al. Two novel Ty1-copia retrotransposons isolated from coffee trees can effectively reveal evolutionary relationships in the Coffea genus (Rubiaceae). Mol Genet Genomics. 2011;285:447-60 pubmed publisher
    In the study, we developed new markers for phylogenetic relationships and intraspecies differentiation in Coffea. Nana and Divo, two novel Ty1-copia LTR-retrotransposon families, were isolated through C. canephora BAC clone sequencing...
  11. Cenci A, Combes M, Lashermes P. Comparative sequence analyses indicate that Coffea (Asterids) and Vitis (Rosids) derive from the same paleo-hexaploid ancestral genome. Mol Genet Genomics. 2010;283:493-501 pubmed publisher
    ..To elucidate the genomic history of asterids, we compared the sequence of an 800 kb region of diploid Coffea genome to the orthologous regions of V. vinifera, Populus trichocarpa and Arabidopsis thaliana...
  12. Zottich U, DA Cunha M, Carvalho A, Dias G, Silva N, Santos I, et al. Purification, biochemical characterization and antifungal activity of a new lipid transfer protein (LTP) from Coffea canephora seeds with ?-amylase inhibitor properties. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2011;1810:375-83 pubmed publisher
    ..It has become increasingly clear that these peptides, which include lipid transfer proteins (LTPs), play an important role in the protection of plants against microbial infection...
  13. Poncet V, Dufour M, Hamon P, Hamon S, DE Kochko A, Leroy T. Development of genomic microsatellite markers in Coffea canephora and their transferability to other coffee species. Genome. 2007;50:1156-61 pubmed
    Of the 103 accepted Coffea species, 70% are threatened with extinction but only a few of them have been studied. A set of 40 polymorphic microsatellite markers was developed using a GA/GT-enriched Coffea canephora genomic library...
  14. Nowak M, Davis A, Anthony F, Yoder A. Expression and trans-specific polymorphism of self-incompatibility RNases in coffea (Rubiaceae). PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e21019 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Coffea (coffee; Rubiaceae) is a genus of old-world tropical understory trees in which the vast majority of diploid ..
  15. Cavatte P, Rodríguez López N, Martins S, Mattos M, Sanglard L, Damatta F. Functional analysis of the relative growth rate, chemical composition, construction and maintenance costs, and the payback time of Coffea arabica L. leaves in response to light and water availability. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:3071-82 pubmed publisher
    ..RGR), leaf chemical composition, construction and maintenance costs, and benefits in terms of payback time for Coffea arabica are presented...
  16. Fernandes F, Picanco M, Fernandes M, Queiroz R, Xavier V, Martinez H. The effects of nutrients and secondary compounds of Coffea arabica on the behavior and development of Coccus viridis. Environ Entomol. 2012;41:333-41 pubmed publisher
    ..solutions and the foliar phytochemical concentrations, 2) the effect of nutrients and secondary compounds of Coffea arabica on the behavior of Coccus viridis, and 3) tolerance of C. arabica to losses...
  17. Samson N, Bausher M, Lee S, Jansen R, Daniell H. The complete nucleotide sequence of the coffee (Coffea arabica L.) chloroplast genome: organization and implications for biotechnology and phylogenetic relationships amongst angiosperms. Plant Biotechnol J. 2007;5:339-53 pubmed
    The chloroplast genome sequence of Coffea arabica L., the first sequenced member of the fourth largest family of angiosperms, Rubiaceae, is reported. The genome is 155 189 bp in length, including a pair of inverted repeats of 25,943 bp...
  18. Vidal R, Mondego J, Pot D, Ambrósio A, Andrade A, Pereira L, et al. A high-throughput data mining of single nucleotide polymorphisms in Coffea species expressed sequence tags suggests differential homeologous gene expression in the allotetraploid Coffea arabica. Plant Physiol. 2010;154:1053-66 pubmed publisher
    ..This study reports the expressed sequence tag assembly of the allopolyploid Coffea arabica and one of its direct ancestors, Coffea canephora...
  19. Vilela D, Pereira G, Silva C, Batista L, Schwan R. Molecular ecology and polyphasic characterization of the microbiota associated with semi-dry processed coffee (Coffea arabica L.). Food Microbiol. 2010;27:1128-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Samples of Coffea arabica L. were collected during different processing stages in southern Minas Gerais, Brazil...
  20. Plechakova O, Tranchant Dubreuil C, Benedet F, Couderc M, Tinaut A, Viader V, et al. MoccaDB - an integrative database for functional, comparative and diversity studies in the Rubiaceae family. BMC Plant Biol. 2009;9:123 pubmed publisher
    ..genomics information has been rapidly accumulating on Rubiaceae species and especially on those belonging to the Coffea genus (coffee trees)...
  21. Gomez C, Dussert S, Hamon P, Hamon S, Kochko A, Poncet V. Current genetic differentiation of Coffea canephora Pierre ex A. Froehn in the Guineo-Congolian African zone: cumulative impact of ancient climatic changes and recent human activities. BMC Evol Biol. 2009;9:167 pubmed publisher
    Among Coffea species, C. canephora has the widest natural distribution area in tropical African forests...
  22. Barsalobres Cavallari C, Severino F, Maluf M, Maia I. Identification of suitable internal control genes for expression studies in Coffea arabica under different experimental conditions. BMC Mol Biol. 2009;10:1 pubmed publisher
    ..little attention and suitable reference genes have not been defined for a great number of crop species including Coffea arabica...
  23. da Silva E, Toorop P, Van Lammeren A, Hilhorst H. ABA inhibits embryo cell expansion and early cell division events during coffee (Coffea arabica 'Rubi') seed germination. Ann Bot. 2008;102:425-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Following previous studies, the aim here was to further characterize the morphology of endosperm degradation and embryo growth with respect to morphology and cell cycle, and the influence of abscisic acid on these processes...
  24. De Nardi B, Dreos R, Del Terra L, Martellossi C, Asquini E, Tornincasa P, et al. Differential responses of Coffea arabica L. leaves and roots to chemically induced systemic acquired resistance. Genome. 2006;49:1594-605 pubmed
    b>Coffea arabica is susceptible to several pests and diseases, some of which affect the leaves and roots. Systemic acquired resistance (SAR) is the main defence mechanism activated in plants in response to pathogen attack...
  25. Mahesh V, Million Rousseau R, Ullmann P, Chabrillange N, Bustamante J, Mondolot L, et al. Functional characterization of two p-coumaroyl ester 3'-hydroxylase genes from coffee tree: evidence of a candidate for chlorogenic acid biosynthesis. Plant Mol Biol. 2007;64:145-59 pubmed
    ..quinic acids (HQAs), this compound is accumulated in particular in green beans of the cultivated species Coffea canephora...
  26. Batista Santos P, Lidon F, Fortunato A, Leitão A, Lopes E, Partelli F, et al. The impact of cold on photosynthesis in genotypes of Coffea spp.--photosystem sensitivity, photoprotective mechanisms and gene expression. J Plant Physiol. 2011;168:792-806 pubmed publisher
    ..Among them, low positive temperatures are of up most importance in tropical plant species, namely in Coffea spp. in which some acclimation ability has been reported...
  27. Tesfaye K, Borsch T, Govers K, Bekele E. Characterization of Coffea chloroplast microsatellites and evidence for the recent divergence of C. arabica and C. eugenioides chloroplast genomes. Genome. 2007;50:1112-29 pubmed
    ..introns in atpF, trnG, trnK, and rpl16) with microsatellites known from other angiosperms was carried out in Coffea. Samples comprised 8 diploid species of Coffea, 5 individuals of tetraploid C...
  28. Campa C, Mondolot L, Rakotondravao A, Bidel L, Gargadennec A, Couturon E, et al. A survey of mangiferin and hydroxycinnamic acid ester accumulation in coffee (Coffea) leaves: biological implications and uses. Ann Bot. 2012;110:595-613 pubmed publisher
    The phenolic composition of Coffea leaves has barely been studied, and therefore this study conducts the first detailed survey, focusing on mangiferin and hydroxycinnamic acid esters (HCEs)...
  29. Budzinski I, Santos T, Sera T, Pot D, Vieira L, Pereira L. Expression patterns of three ?-expansin isoforms in Coffea arabica during fruit development. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2011;13:462-71 pubmed publisher
    As a first step towards understanding the physiological role and regulation of the expansin gene (EXP) family in Coffea arabica fruits during growth and maturation, we identified 11 expansin genes, nine belonging to the ?-expansin family (..
  30. Mahe L, Le Pierrès D, Combes M, Lashermes P. Introgressive hybridization between the allotetraploid Coffea arabica and one of its diploid ancestors, Coffea canephora, in an exceptional sympatric zone in New Caledonia. Genome. 2007;50:316-24 pubmed
    ..Here, we investigated the processes governing hybrid formation and introgression between the allotetraploid Coffea arabica and one of its ancestral diploid progenitors, C. canephora, in a sympatric zone of New Caledonia...
  31. Hamon P, Siljak Yakovlev S, Srisuwan S, Robin O, Poncet V, Hamon S, et al. Physical mapping of rDNA and heterochromatin in chromosomes of 16 Coffea species: a revised view of species differentiation. Chromosome Res. 2009;17:291-304 pubmed publisher
    The chromosome organization among 15 wild diploid Coffea species and cultivated tetraploid C...
  32. Burbano E, Wright M, Gillette N, Mori S, Dudley N, Jones T, et al. Efficacy of traps, lures, and repellents for Xylosandrus compactus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and other ambrosia beetles on Coffea arabica plantations and Acacia koa nurseries in Hawaii. Environ Entomol. 2012;41:133-40 pubmed publisher
    ..These results show the importance of developing a combination of several monitoring techniques to enhance management procedures for the black twig borer...
  33. Privat I, Foucrier S, Prins A, Epalle T, Eychenne M, Kandalaft L, et al. Differential regulation of grain sucrose accumulation and metabolism in Coffea arabica (Arabica) and Coffea canephora (Robusta) revealed through gene expression and enzyme activity analysis. New Phytol. 2008;178:781-97 pubmed publisher
    b>Coffea arabica (Arabica) and Coffea canephora (Robusta) are the two main cultivated species used for coffee bean production. Arabica genotypes generally produce a higher coffee quality than Robusta genotypes...
  34. Lepelley M, Mahesh V, McCarthy J, Rigoreau M, Crouzillat D, Chabrillange N, et al. Characterization, high-resolution mapping and differential expression of three homologous PAL genes in Coffea canephora Pierre (Rubiaceae). Planta. 2012;236:313-26 pubmed publisher
    ..To date, whereas PAL is generally encoded by a small gene family, only one gene has been characterized in Coffea canephora (CcPAL1), an economically important species of cultivated coffee...
  35. Ashihara H, Sano H, Crozier A. Caffeine and related purine alkaloids: biosynthesis, catabolism, function and genetic engineering. Phytochemistry. 2008;69:841-56 pubmed
    ..Metabolism of purine alkaloids in species including Camellia, Coffea, Theobroma and Ilex plants is summarised, and evidence for the involvement of caffeine in chemical defense and ..
  36. Ramakrishna A, Giridhar P, Sankar K, Ravishankar G. Melatonin and serotonin profiles in beans of Coffea species. J Pineal Res. 2012;52:470-6 pubmed publisher
    ..methods were applied to quantify the profiles of melatonin and serotonin (5-HT) in green and roasted beans of Coffea canephora (robusta) and Coffea arabica (arabica). Both melatonin and 5-HT were detected in green coffee beans (5...
  37. de Carvalho K, Bespalhok Filho J, Dos Santos T, de Souza S, Vieira L, Pereira L, et al. Nitrogen starvation, salt and heat stress in coffee (Coffea arabica L.): identification and validation of new genes for qPCR normalization. Mol Biotechnol. 2013;53:315-25 pubmed publisher
    ..For reference gene validation, the transcriptional pattern of a Coffea non-symbiotic hemoglobin (CaHb1) was analyzed using the two new recommended and the most unstable gene references ..
  38. Combes M, Dereeper A, Severac D, Bertrand B, Lashermes P. Contribution of subgenomes to the transcriptome and their intertwined regulation in the allopolyploid Coffea arabica grown at contrasted temperatures. New Phytol. 2013;200:251-60 pubmed publisher
    ..In this context, we characterized genome-wide homoeologous gene expression in Coffea arabica, a recent allopolyploid combining two subgenomes that derive from two closely related diploid species, and ..
  39. Guyot R, Lefebvre Pautigny F, Tranchant Dubreuil C, Rigoreau M, Hamon P, Leroy T, et al. Ancestral synteny shared between distantly-related plant species from the asterid (Coffea canephora and Solanum Sp.) and rosid (Vitis vinifera) clades. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:103 pubmed publisher
    ..We report the first multiple comparison between species from Asterid and Rosid clades, to examine both macro-and microsynteny relationships...
  40. Bustamante Porras J, Campa C, Poncet V, Noirot M, Leroy T, Hamon S, et al. Molecular characterization of an ethylene receptor gene (CcETR1) in coffee trees, its relationship with fruit development and caffeine content. Mol Genet Genomics. 2007;277:701-12 pubmed
    ..berries three full-length cDNAs corresponding to a putative ethylene receptor gene (ETR1) were isolated from Coffea canephora cDNA libraries...
  41. Marraccini P, Vinecky F, Alves G, Ramos H, Elbelt S, Vieira N, et al. Differentially expressed genes and proteins upon drought acclimation in tolerant and sensitive genotypes of Coffea canephora. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:4191-212 pubmed publisher
    ..coffee ESTs) with separate hybridizations using leaf cDNA probes from drought-tolerant and susceptible clones of Coffea canephora var. Conilon, grown under different water regimes. This allowed the isolation of seven additional CGs...
  42. Davis A, Gole T, Baena S, Moat J. The impact of climate change on indigenous Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica): predicting future trends and identifying priorities. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e47981 pubmed publisher
    ..Arabica coffee is confimed as a climate sensitivite species, supporting data and inference that existing plantations will be neagtively impacted by climate change...
  43. Kasai N, Konishi A, Iwai K, Maeda G. Efficient digestion and structural characteristics of cell walls of coffee beans. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:6336-42 pubmed
    ..Four structures, the galactomannan-cellulose (center part), the membrane of the arabinogalactan protein, the cellulose-rich galactomannan layer, and the arabinogalactan protein-rich layers (outer part), were found in the cell walls...
  44. Koshino L, Gomes C, Silva L, Eira M, Bloch C, Franco O, et al. Comparative proteomical analysis of zygotic embryo and endosperm from Coffea arabica seeds. J Agric Food Chem. 2008;56:10922-6 pubmed publisher
  45. Lopes F, Carazzolle M, Pereira G, Colombo C, Carareto C. Transposable elements in Coffea (Gentianales: Rubiacea) transcripts and their role in the origin of protein diversity in flowering plants. Mol Genet Genomics. 2008;279:385-401 pubmed publisher
    ..This study is a report on the annotation of transposable elements (TEs) in expressed sequences of Coffea arabica, Coffea canephora and Coffea racemosa, showing the occurrence of 383 ESTs and 142 unigenes with TE ..
  46. Wei F, Furihata K, Hu F, Miyakawa T, Tanokura M. Complex mixture analysis of organic compounds in green coffee bean extract by two-dimensional NMR spectroscopy. Magn Reson Chem. 2010;48:857-65 pubmed publisher
    ..This NMR methodology provides detailed information about the kinds and amounts of GCBE components, and in our study, the chemical makeup of GCBE was clarified by the NMR results...
  47. Herrera J, D Hont A, Lashermes P. Use of fluorescence in situ hybridization as a tool for introgression analysis and chromosome identification in coffee (Coffea arabica L.). Genome. 2007;50:619-26 pubmed
    ..288) derived from crosses between the cultivated species Coffea arabica and the diploid relatives C. canephora and C. liberica. In situ hybridization using genomic DNA from C...
  48. Silva D, Talhinhas P, Várzea V, Cai L, Paulo O, Batista D. Application of the Apn2/MAT locus to improve the systematics of the Colletotrichum gloeosporioides complex: an example from coffee (Coffea spp.) hosts. Mycologia. 2012;104:396-409 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of state-of-the-art data analysis techniques and a highly informative dataset as employed here may abate this issue and hopefully assist in disentangling the C. gloeosporioides complex...
  49. Fernandez D, Tisserant E, Talhinhas P, Azinheira H, Vieira A, Petitot A, et al. 454-pyrosequencing of Coffea arabica leaves infected by the rust fungus Hemileia vastatrix reveals in planta-expressed pathogen-secreted proteins and plant functions in a late compatible plant-rust interaction. Mol Plant Pathol. 2012;13:17-37 pubmed publisher
    Coffee (Coffea arabica L.), one of the key export and cash crops in tropical and subtropical countries, suffers severe losses from the rust fungus Hemileia vastatrix. The transcriptome of H...
  50. Santos J, Sarraguça M, Rangel A, Lopes J. Evaluation of green coffee beans quality using near infrared spectroscopy: a quantitative approach. Food Chem. 2012;135:1828-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Relative errors around 5% show that NIRS can be a valuable analytical tool to be used by coffee roasters, enabling a simple and quantitative evaluation of green coffee quality in a fast way...
  51. Poncet V, Rondeau M, Tranchant C, Cayrel A, Hamon S, DE Kochko A, et al. SSR mining in coffee tree EST databases: potential use of EST-SSRs as markers for the Coffea genus. Mol Genet Genomics. 2006;276:436-49 pubmed
    Expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from Coffea canephora leaves and fruits were used to search for types and frequencies of simple sequence repeats (EST-SSRs) with a motif length of 1-6 bp...
  52. Mishra M, Suresh N, Bhat A, Suryaprakash N, Kumar S, Kumar A, et al. Genetic molecular analysis of Coffea arabica (Rubiaceae) hybrids using SRAP markers. Rev Biol Trop. 2011;59:607-17 pubmed
    In Coffea arabica (arabica coffee), the phenotypic as well as genetic variability has been found low because of the narrow genetic basis and self fertile nature of the species...
  53. Bardil A, de Almeida J, Combes M, Lashermes P, Bertrand B. Genomic expression dominance in the natural allopolyploid Coffea arabica is massively affected by growth temperature. New Phytol. 2011;192:760-74 pubmed publisher
    ..study was to describe genomic expression dominance between a relatively recently formed natural allopolyploid (Coffea arabica) and its ancestral parents (Coffea canephora and Coffea eugenioides) and to determine if the divergence ..
  54. Alonso Salces R, Serra F, Reniero F, Héberger K. Botanical and geographical characterization of green coffee (Coffea arabica and Coffea canephora): chemometric evaluation of phenolic and methylxanthine contents. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:4224-35 pubmed publisher
    Green coffee beans of the two main commercial coffee varieties, Coffea arabica (Arabica) and Coffea canephora (Robusta), from the major growing regions of America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania were studied...
  55. Aggarwal R, Hendre P, Varshney R, Bhat P, Krishnakumar V, Singh L. Identification, characterization and utilization of EST-derived genic microsatellite markers for genome analyses of coffee and related species. Theor Appl Genet. 2007;114:359-72 pubmed
    ..All the markers also showed robust cross-species amplifications across 14 Coffea and 4 Psilanthus species...
  56. Marraccini P, Freire L, Alves G, Vieira N, Vinecky F, Elbelt S, et al. RBCS1 expression in coffee: Coffea orthologs, Coffea arabica homeologs, and expression variability between genotypes and under drought stress. BMC Plant Biol. 2011;11:85 pubmed publisher
    ..In particular, a disruption of photosynthetic metabolism and Rubisco regulation can be observed. Several studies reported reduced expression of the RBCS genes, which encode the Rubisco small subunit, under water stress...
  57. Geromel C, Ferreira L, Davrieux F, Guyot B, Ribeyre F, Brígida dos Santos Scholz M, et al. Effects of shade on the development and sugar metabolism of coffee (Coffea arabica L.) fruits. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2008;46:569-79 pubmed publisher
    ..activities of sucrose metabolizing enzymes and expression of sucrose synthase-encoding genes in fruits of coffee (Coffea arabica L.) plants submitted to full-sun (FS) and shade (SH) conditions...
  58. Cubry P, Musoli P, Legnaté H, Pot D, de Bellis F, Poncet V, et al. Diversity in coffee assessed with SSR markers: structure of the genus Coffea and perspectives for breeding. Genome. 2008;51:50-63 pubmed publisher
    The present study shows transferability of microsatellite markers developed in the two cultivated coffee species (Coffea arabica L. and C. canephora Pierre ex Froehn...
  59. Jaiswal R, Patras M, Eravuchira P, Kuhnert N. Profile and characterization of the chlorogenic acids in green Robusta coffee beans by LC-MS(n): identification of seven new classes of compounds. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:8722-37 pubmed publisher
    ..Sixty-nine chlorogenic acids have now been characterized in green Robusta coffee beans...
  60. Joet T, Laffargue A, Salmona J, Doulbeau S, Descroix F, Bertrand B, et al. Metabolic pathways in tropical dicotyledonous albuminous seeds: Coffea arabica as a case study. New Phytol. 2009;182:146-62 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Coffea arabica is the subject of increasing genomic research and is a model for nonorthodox albuminous dicot seeds of ..
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