prunus

Summary

Summary: A plant genus in the family ROSACEAE, order Rosales, subclass Rosidae. It is best known as a source of edible fruits such as apricot, plum, peach, cherry, and almond.

Top Publications

  1. Pallas V, Aparicio F, Herranz M, Amari K, Sanchez Pina M, Myrta A, et al. Ilarviruses of Prunus spp.: a continued concern for fruit trees. Phytopathology. 2012;102:1108-20 pubmed publisher
    b>Prunus spp. are affected by a large number of viruses, causing significant economic losses through either direct or indirect damage, which results in reduced yield and fruit quality...
  2. Eldem V, Celikkol Akçay U, Ozhuner E, Bakır Y, Uranbey S, Unver T. Genome-wide identification of miRNAs responsive to drought in peach (Prunus persica) by high-throughput deep sequencing. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e50298 pubmed publisher
    Peach (Prunus persica L.) is one of the most important worldwide fresh fruits...
  3. Barros P, Gonçalves N, Saibo N, Oliveira M. Cold acclimation and floral development in almond bud break: insights into the regulatory pathways. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:4585-96 pubmed publisher
    ..processes underlying blooming, expression of genes putatively involved in the cold response was studied in almond (Prunus dulcis Mill.), which is the earliest fruit tree in the family Rosaceae to bloom...
  4. Rizzolo A, Bianchi G, Vanoli M, Lurie S, Spinelli L, Torricelli A. Electronic nose to detect volatile compound profile and quality changes in 'spring Belle' peach (Prunus persica L.) during cold storage in relation to fruit optical properties measured by time-resolved reflectance spectroscopy. J Agric Food Chem. 2013;61:1671-85 pubmed publisher
  5. Du D, Zhang Q, Cheng T, Pan H, Yang W, Sun L. Genome-wide identification and analysis of late embryogenesis abundant (LEA) genes in Prunus mume. Mol Biol Rep. 2013;40:1937-46 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, 30 LEA genes were identified from Chinese plum (Prunus mume) through genome-wide analysis...
  6. Zhang Q, Chen W, Sun L, Zhao F, Huang B, Yang W, et al. The genome of Prunus mume. Nat Commun. 2012;3:1318 pubmed publisher
    b>Prunus mume (mei), which was domesticated in China more than 3,000 years ago as ornamental plant and fruit, is one of the first genomes among Prunus subfamilies of Rosaceae been sequenced...
  7. Hanbali L, Ghadieh R, Hasan H, K Nakhal Y, Haddad J. Measurement of antioxidant activity and antioxidant compounds under versatile extraction conditions: I. the immuno-biochemical antioxidant properties of sweet cherry (Prunus avium) extracts. Antiinflamm Antiallergy Agents Med Chem. 2013;12:173-87 pubmed
    Previously, we have meticulously examined the efficacy of the measurable antimicrobial activity of sweet cherry (Prunus avium) extracts on a wide spectrum of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, in addition to the fungus, Candida ..
  8. Ravaglia D, Espley R, Henry Kirk R, Andreotti C, Ziosi V, Hellens R, et al. Transcriptional regulation of flavonoid biosynthesis in nectarine (Prunus persica) by a set of R2R3 MYB transcription factors. BMC Plant Biol. 2013;13:68 pubmed publisher
    ..In peach and nectarine (Prunus persica) these compounds vary during fruit growth and ripening...
  9. Ballistreri G, Continella A, Gentile A, Amenta M, Fabroni S, Rapisarda P. Fruit quality and bioactive compounds relevant to human health of sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) cultivars grown in Italy. Food Chem. 2013;140:630-8 pubmed publisher
    The fruit quality characteristics, phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacities of 24 sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) cultivars grown on the mountainsides of the Etna volcano (Sicily, Italy) were evaluated...

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  1. Foster G, Shantz K, Vander Veur S, Oliver T, Lent M, Virus A, et al. A randomized trial of the effects of an almond-enriched, hypocaloric diet in the treatment of obesity. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012;96:249-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Increased consumption of nuts has been advocated because of their health benefits, but the role of nuts in the treatment of obesity is unclear given their high energy density...
  2. Dirlewanger E, Quero García J, Le Dantec L, Lambert P, Ruiz D, Dondini L, et al. Comparison of the genetic determinism of two key phenological traits, flowering and maturity dates, in three Prunus species: peach, apricot and sweet cherry. Heredity (Edinb). 2012;109:280-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Flowering and maturity dates were evaluated on five progenies from three Prunus species, peach, apricot and sweet cherry, during 3-8 years...
  3. Srinivasan C, Dardick C, Callahan A, Scorza R. Plum (Prunus domestica) trees transformed with poplar FT1 result in altered architecture, dormancy requirement, and continuous flowering. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e40715 pubmed publisher
    ..T1 (FT1) gene from Populus trichocarpa under the control of the 35S promoter was transformed into European plum (Prunus domestica L)...
  4. Gao Z, Luo X, Shi T, Cai B, Zhang Z, Cheng Z, et al. Identification and validation of potential conserved microRNAs and their targets in peach (Prunus persica). Mol Cells. 2012;34:239-49 pubmed
    ..Finally, we studied the expression pattern of the two target genes in three different tissues of peach to further understand the mechanism of the interaction between miRNAs and their target genes...
  5. Testone G, Condello E, Verde I, Nicolodi C, Caboni E, Dettori M, et al. The peach (Prunus persica L. Batsch) genome harbours 10 KNOX genes, which are differentially expressed in stem development, and the class 1 KNOPE1 regulates elongation and lignification during primary growth. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:5417-35 pubmed publisher
    ..The peach (Prunus persica L...
  6. Choi J, Cha D, Jeon H. Anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive properties of Prunus padus. J Ethnopharmacol. 2012;144:379-86 pubmed publisher
    b>Prunus padus Linne has been widely used as a traditional medicine, with beneficial effects in numerous diseases, including stroke, neuralgia and hepatitis...
  7. Lauxmann M, Brun B, Borsani J, Bustamante C, Budde C, Lara M, et al. Transcriptomic profiling during the post-harvest of heat-treated Dixiland Prunus persica fruits: common and distinct response to heat and cold. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e51052 pubmed publisher
    Cold storage is extensively used to slow the rapid deterioration of peach (Prunus persica L. Batsch) fruit after harvest. However, peach fruit subjected to long periods of cold storage develop chilling injury (CI) symptoms...
  8. Verde I, Abbott A, Scalabrin S, Jung S, Shu S, Marroni F, et al. The high-quality draft genome of peach (Prunus persica) identifies unique patterns of genetic diversity, domestication and genome evolution. Nat Genet. 2013;45:487-94 pubmed publisher
    ..is the most important fruit-producing clade, and its key commercially relevant genera (Fragaria, Rosa, Rubus and Prunus) show broadly diverse growth habits, fruit types and compact diploid genomes...
  9. Wang L, Zhao S, Gu C, Zhou Y, Zhou H, Ma J, et al. Deep RNA-Seq uncovers the peach transcriptome landscape. Plant Mol Biol. 2013;83:365-77 pubmed publisher
    Peach (Prunus persica) is one of the most important of deciduous fruit trees worldwide. To facilitate isolation of genes controlling important horticultural traits of peach, transcriptome sequencing was conducted in this study...
  10. Shi S, Li J, Sun J, Yu J, Zhou S. Phylogeny and classification of Prunus sensu lato (Rosaceae). J Integr Plant Biol. 2013;55:1069-79 pubmed publisher
    The classification of the economically important genus Prunus L. sensu lato (s.l.) is controversial due to the high levels of convergent or the parallel evolution of morphological characters...
  11. Hara Y, Mizukawa H, Yamamoto H, Ikami T, Kato K, Yabe T. Simple method for refining arabinan polysaccharides by alcohol extraction of the prune, Prunus domestica L. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2013;77:2137-9 pubmed
    ..We demonstrate here simple methods for refining arabinan polysaccharides by alcohol extraction from prune, Prunus domestica L., as a source of L-arabinose...
  12. Sánchez G, Besada C, Badenes M, Monforte A, Granell A. A non-targeted approach unravels the volatile network in peach fruit. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e38992 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, this volatile network of interactions provides the ground information for future biochemical studies as well as a useful route map for breeding or biotechnological purposes...
  13. Zhu H, Xia R, Zhao B, An Y, Dardick C, Callahan A, et al. Unique expression, processing regulation, and regulatory network of peach (Prunus persica) miRNAs. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:149 pubmed publisher
    ..However, relatively little is known about the characterization of miRNAs and their target genes in peach (Prunus persica), which is a complex crop with unique developmental programs.
  14. Barakat A, Sriram A, Park J, Zhebentyayeva T, Main D, Abbott A. Genome wide identification of chilling responsive microRNAs in Prunus persica. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:481 pubmed publisher
    ..For this reason, we chose to identify and characterize the conserved and non-conserved miRNA component of peach (Prunus persica (L...
  15. Liu Z, Zhang D, Liu D, Li F, Lu H. Exon skipping of AGAMOUS homolog PrseAG in developing double flowers of Prunus lannesiana (Rosaceae). Plant Cell Rep. 2013;32:227-37 pubmed publisher
    ..isoforms of AGAMOUS homologs, from single and double flower Prunus lannesiana, respectively, showed different functions...
  16. Zhang C, Shangguan L, Ma R, Sun X, Tao R, Guo L, et al. Genome-wide analysis of the AP2/ERF superfamily in peach (Prunus persica). Genet Mol Res. 2012;11:4789-809 pubmed publisher
    ..These results will be useful for selecting candidate genes from specific subgroups for functional analysis...
  17. Sarropoulou V, Dimassi Theriou K, Therios I, Koukourikou Petridou M. Melatonin enhances root regeneration, photosynthetic pigments, biomass, total carbohydrates and proline content in the cherry rootstock PHL-C (Prunus avium × Prunus cerasus). Plant Physiol Biochem. 2012;61:162-8 pubmed publisher
    ..05, 0.1, 0.5, 1, 5 and 10 ?M) on the morphogenic and biochemical responses in the cherry rootstock PHL-C (Prunus avium L. × Prunus cerasus L.), from shoot tip explants...
  18. Martínez García P, Fresnedo Ramírez J, Parfitt D, Gradziel T, Crisosto C. Effect prediction of identified SNPs linked to fruit quality and chilling injury in peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch]. Plant Mol Biol. 2013;81:161-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Large SNP panels have been developed for Prunus species...
  19. Sun L, Yang W, Zhang Q, Cheng T, Pan H, Xu Z, et al. Genome-wide characterization and linkage mapping of simple sequence repeats in mei (Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc.). PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e59562 pubmed publisher
    Because of its popularity as an ornamental plant in East Asia, mei (Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc.) has received increasing attention in genetic and genomic research with the recent shotgun sequencing of its genome...
  20. Melgarejo P, Calín Sánchez A, Carbonell Barrachina A, Martínez Nicolás J, Legua P, Martinez R, et al. Antioxidant activity, volatile composition and sensory profile of four new very-early apricots (Prunus armeniaca L.). J Sci Food Agric. 2014;94:85-94 pubmed publisher
  21. Herranz M, Niehl A, Rosales M, Fiore N, Zamorano A, Granell A, et al. A remarkable synergistic effect at the transcriptomic level in peach fruits doubly infected by prunus necrotic ringspot virus and peach latent mosaic viroid. Virol J. 2013;10:164 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present work, we performed microarray profiling to explore changes in the expression profile of field-grown Prunus persica (peach) originating from Chile upon single and double infection with Prunus necrotic ringspot virus (PNRSV)..
  22. Sytykiewicz H, Sprawka I, Czerniewicz P, Sempruch C, Leszczyński B, Sikora M. Biochemical characterisation of chlorophyllase from leaves of selected Prunus species--a comparative study. Acta Biochim Pol. 2013;60:457-65 pubmed
    ..1.1.14) from leaves of three Prunus species: bird cherry (Prunus padus L.), European plum (Prunus domestica L.), and sour cherry (Prunus cerasus L.)...
  23. Dong S, Liu Y, Niu J, Ning Y, Lin S, Zhang Z. De novo transcriptome analysis of the Siberian apricot (Prunus sibirica L.) and search for potential SSR markers by 454 pyrosequencing. Gene. 2014;544:220-7 pubmed publisher
  24. Zhuang W, Shi T, Gao Z, Zhang Z, Zhang J. Differential expression of proteins associated with seasonal bud dormancy at four critical stages in Japanese apricot. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2013;15:233-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of functions of identified proteins and related metabolic pathways will increase our knowledge of dormancy in woody plants...
  25. Gao Z, Shi T, Luo X, Zhang Z, Zhuang W, Wang L. High-throughput sequencing of small RNAs and analysis of differentially expressed microRNAs associated with pistil development in Japanese apricot. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:371 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the diversity of miRNAs and their roles in floral development in Japanese apricot (Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc) remains largely unexplored...
  26. Vieira J, Fonseca N, Santos R, Habu T, Tao R, Vieira C. The number, age, sharing and relatedness of S-locus specificities in Prunus. Genet Res (Camb). 2008;90:17-26 pubmed publisher
    ..In this work, by determining, for the first time, the age of extant Prunus species, we show that this reasoning cannot be applied to Prunoideae...
  27. Llorach R, Garrido I, Monagas M, Urpi Sarda M, Tulipani S, Bartolome B, et al. Metabolomics study of human urinary metabolome modifications after intake of almond (Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A. Webb) skin polyphenols. J Proteome Res. 2010;9:5859-67 pubmed publisher
    ..The results showed that this non-targeted approach could provide new intake biomarkers, contributing to the development of the food metabolome as an important part of the human urinary metabolome. ..
  28. Huang S, Wu H, Li Y, Wu J, Zhang S, Heng W, et al. Competitive interaction between two functional S-haplotypes confer self-compatibility on tetraploid Chinese cherry (Prunus pseudocerasus Lindl. CV. Nanjing Chuisi). Plant Cell Rep. 2008;27:1075-85 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, four PpsS-haplotypes (Prunus pseudocerasus S-haplotypes) comprising at least two genes, i.e., PpsS-RNase (P...
  29. Reinhart K, Tytgat T, van der Putten W, Clay K. Virulence of soil-borne pathogens and invasion by Prunus serotina. New Phytol. 2010;186:484-95 pubmed publisher
    ..in prevalence, species composition and virulence of soil-borne Pythium pathogens associated with the tree Prunus serotina in its native US and non-native European ranges by culturing, DNA sequencing and controlled pathogenicity ..
  30. Jung B, Cho S, Koh H, Han D, Lee B. Fermented Maesil (Prunus mume) with probiotics inhibits development of atopic dermatitis-like skin lesions in NC/Nga mice. Vet Dermatol. 2010;21:184-91 pubmed publisher
    Maesil (Prunus mume Siebold & Zucc.), a potential source of free radical scavengers and inhibitor of pro-inflammatory mediators, is used in traditional Korean medical preparations as a remedy for skin disorders as have probiotics...
  31. Dardick C, Callahan A, Chiozzotto R, Schaffer R, Piagnani M, Scorza R. Stone formation in peach fruit exhibits spatial coordination of the lignin and flavonoid pathways and similarity to Arabidopsis dehiscence. BMC Biol. 2010;8:13 pubmed publisher
  32. Cottrell J, Vaughan S, Connolly T, Sing L, Moodley D, Russell K. Contemporary pollen flow, characterization of the maternal ecological neighbourhood and mating patterns in wild cherry (Prunus avium L.). Heredity (Edinb). 2009;103:118-28 pubmed publisher
    ..The results clearly show that in self-incompatible species, such as P. avium, close neighbours may be pollinated by very different components of the local pollen pool. ..
  33. Wijesinha Bettoni R, Alexeev Y, Johnson P, Marsh J, Sancho A, Abdullah S, et al. The structural characteristics of nonspecific lipid transfer proteins explain their resistance to gastroduodenal proteolysis. Biochemistry. 2010;49:2130-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Gastroduodenal digestion conditions do not disrupt the 3D structure of peach LTP, explaining why LTPs retain their ability to bind IgE after digestion and hence their allergenic potential. ..
  34. Zhang Y, Yu M, Yu H, Han J, Song C, Ma R, et al. Computational identification of microRNAs in peach expressed sequence tags and validation of their precise sequences by miR-RACE. Mol Biol Rep. 2012;39:1975-87 pubmed publisher
    ..potential miRNAs from seven miRNA families were first predicted from more than 80,857 EST sequences of peach (Prunus persica)...
  35. Leida C, Conejero A, Arbona V, Gomez Cadenas A, Llácer G, Badenes M, et al. Chilling-dependent release of seed and bud dormancy in peach associates to common changes in gene expression. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35777 pubmed publisher
    ..Short periods of chilling seem to improve germination in an abscisic acid-dependent manner, whereas the positive effect of longer cold treatments on physiological dwarfing coincides with the accumulation of phenylpropanoids in the seed. ..
  36. Zhang L, Xu Y, Ma R. Molecular cloning, identification, and chromosomal localization of two MADS box genes in peach (Prunus persica). J Genet Genomics. 2008;35:365-72 pubmed publisher
    MADS box proteins play an important role in floral development. To find genes involved in the floral transition of Prunus species, cDNAs for two MADS box genes, PpMADS1 and PpMADS10, were cloned using degenerate primers and 5'- and 3'-..
  37. Cabrera A, Kozik A, Howad W, Arus P, Iezzoni A, van der Knaap E. Development and bin mapping of a Rosaceae Conserved Ortholog Set (COS) of markers. BMC Genomics. 2009;10:562 pubmed publisher
    ..g. Malus (apple), Fragaria (strawberry), and Prunus (peach, cherry, apricot and almond)]...
  38. Higbee B, Burks C. Effect of bait formulation and number of traps on detection of navel orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) oviposition using egg traps. J Econ Entomol. 2011;104:211-9 pubmed
    ..Amyelois transitella (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), and for timing treatments for this pest in almonds, Prunus amygdalus Batsch, and pistachios, Pistacia vera L...
  39. Sasaki R, Yamane H, Ooka T, Jotatsu H, Kitamura Y, Akagi T, et al. Functional and expressional analyses of PmDAM genes associated with endodormancy in Japanese apricot. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:485-97 pubmed publisher
    ..box gene, DORMANCY-ASSOCIATED MADS box6 (PmDAM6), expressed in the endodormant lateral buds of Japanese apricot (Prunus mume), as a candidate for the dormancy-controlling gene...
  40. Jimenez S, Li Z, Reighard G, Bielenberg D. Identification of genes associated with growth cessation and bud dormancy entrance using a dormancy-incapable tree mutant. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:25 pubmed publisher
    ..The peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] evergrowing (evg) mutant fails to cease growth and therefore cannot enter dormancy under SD...
  41. Falara V, Manganaris G, Ziliotto F, Manganaris A, Bonghi C, Ramina A, et al. A ß-D: -xylosidase and a PR-4B precursor identified as genes accounting for differences in peach cold storage tolerance. Funct Integr Genomics. 2011;11:357-68 pubmed publisher
    A transcriptome analysis was applied on two peach (Prunus persica L.) cultivars with different sensitivity to low temperature regimes to identify genes that might be involved in tolerance to extended low temperature storage...
  42. Shulaev V, Korban S, Sosinski B, Abbott A, Aldwinckle H, Folta K, et al. Multiple models for Rosaceae genomics. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:985-1003 pubmed publisher
    ..peach (Prunus spp.), and strawberry (Fragaria spp.)...
  43. Yingsakmongkon S, Miyamoto D, Sriwilaijaroen N, Fujita K, Matsumoto K, Jampangern W, et al. In vitro inhibition of human influenza A virus infection by fruit-juice concentrate of Japanese plum (Prunus mume SIEB. et ZUCC). Biol Pharm Bull. 2008;31:511-5 pubmed
    ..plaque reduction assay, treatment of human influenza A viruses with the fruit-juice concentrate of Japanese plum (Prunus mume SIEB...
  44. Wang L, Yu H. Biodiesel from Siberian apricot (Prunus sibirica L.) seed kernel oil. Bioresour Technol. 2012;112:355-8 pubmed publisher
    In this paper, Siberian apricot (Prunus sibirica L.) seed kernel oil was investigated for the first time as a promising non-conventional feedstock for preparation of biodiesel. Siberian apricot seed kernel has high oil content (50.18 ± 3...
  45. Damm U, Crous P, Fourie P. Botryosphaeriaceae as potential pathogens of prunus species in South Africa, with descriptions of Diplodia africana and Lasiodiplodia plurivora sp. nov. Mycologia. 2007;99:664-80 pubmed
    ..In the present study the diversity of members of the Botryosphaeriaceae isolated from symptomatic wood of Prunus species (plum, peach, nectarine and apricot) was determined in stone fruit-growing areas in South Africa...
  46. Testone G, Condello E, Verde I, Caboni E, Iannelli M, Bruno L, et al. The peach (Prunus persica [L.] Batsch) homeobox gene KNOPE3, which encodes a class 2 knotted-like transcription factor, is regulated during leaf development and triggered by sugars. Mol Genet Genomics. 2009;282:47-64 pubmed publisher
    ..The peach KNOPE3 gene was cloned, belonged to a family of few class 2 members and was located at 66 cM in the Prunus spp. G1 linkage-group...
  47. Zhang B, Shen J, Wei W, Xi W, Xu C, Ferguson I, et al. Expression of genes associated with aroma formation derived from the fatty acid pathway during peach fruit ripening. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:6157-65 pubmed publisher
    ..dehydrogenase (ADH), alcohol acyltransferase (AAT), and fatty acid desaturase (FAD), were studied in peach ( Prunus persica L. Batsch., cv. Yulu) fruit during postharvest ripening at 20 degrees C...
  48. Jimenez S, Ollat N, Deborde C, Maucourt M, Rellán Álvarez R, Moreno M, et al. Metabolic response in roots of Prunus rootstocks submitted to iron chlorosis. J Plant Physiol. 2011;168:415-23 pubmed publisher
    ..We evaluated the metabolic changes of three Prunus rootstocks submitted to iron chlorosis and their different responses for tolerance using measurements of ..
  49. Toda M, Reese G, Gadermaier G, Schulten V, Lauer I, Egger M, et al. Protein unfolding strongly modulates the allergenicity and immunogenicity of Pru p 3, the major peach allergen. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011;128:1022-30.e1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Unfolded Pru p 3 showed reduced allergenicity and antigenicity and preserved T-cell immunogenicity. The hypoallergenic variant of Pru p 3 could be a promising vaccine candidate for specific immunotherapy of peach allergy. ..
  50. Ahmad R, Parfitt D, Fass J, Ogundiwin E, Dhingra A, Gradziel T, et al. Whole genome sequencing of peach (Prunus persica L.) for SNP identification and selection. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:569 pubmed publisher
    ..All sequences from Roche 454 and Illumina/Solexa have been submitted to NCBI for public use in the Short Read Archive database. SNPs have been deposited in the NCBI SNP database. ..
  51. Verde I, Bassil N, Scalabrin S, Gilmore B, Lawley C, Gasic K, et al. Development and evaluation of a 9K SNP array for peach by internationally coordinated SNP detection and validation in breeding germplasm. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35668 pubmed publisher
    ..such as genome wide association studies, fine mapping, genomic selection and marker-assisted selection in peach [Prunus persica (L...
  52. Zhang M, Leng P, Zhang G, Li X. Cloning and functional analysis of 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase (NCED) genes encoding a key enzyme during abscisic acid biosynthesis from peach and grape fruits. J Plant Physiol. 2009;166:1241-52 pubmed publisher
  53. Jimenez S, Reighard G, Bielenberg D. Gene expression of DAM5 and DAM6 is suppressed by chilling temperatures and inversely correlated with bud break rate. Plant Mol Biol. 2010;73:157-67 pubmed publisher
    We previously identified a cluster of d ormancy-a ssociated M ADS-box transcription factors (DAM genes) in peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] as potential candidates for control of the non-dormant phenotype observed in the evg mutant...
  54. El Sharkawy I, Mila I, Bouzayen M, Jayasankar S. Regulation of two germin-like protein genes during plum fruit development. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:1761-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Two novel genes (Ps-GLP1 and 2) encoding germin-like protein were isolated from plum (Prunus salicina)...
  55. Pairon M, Petitpierre B, Campbell M, Guisan A, Broennimann O, Baret P, et al. Multiple introductions boosted genetic diversity in the invasive range of black cherry (Prunus serotina; Rosaceae). Ann Bot. 2010;105:881-90 pubmed publisher
    Black cherry (Prunus serotina) is a North American tree that is rapidly invading European forests...
  56. Cellini A, Corpas F, Barroso J, Masia A. Nitric oxide content is associated with tolerance to bicarbonate-induced chlorosis in micropropagated Prunus explants. J Plant Physiol. 2011;168:1543-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Grafting on tolerant rootstocks is the most efficient practice to cope with it. In the present work, three Prunus hybrid genotypes, commonly used as peach rootstocks, and one peach cultivar were cultivated with bicarbonate in ..
  57. Fazzari M, Fukumoto L, Mazza G, Livrea M, Tesoriere L, Marco L. In vitro bioavailability of phenolic compounds from five cultivars of frozen sweet cherries (Prunus avium L.). J Agric Food Chem. 2008;56:3561-8 pubmed publisher
    ..High-performance liquid chromatography analysis of Lapins cherries at three maturity stages confirmed the results obtained using spectrophotometric methods for total phenolics and anthocyanins. ..
  58. Qin G, Meng X, Wang Q, Tian S. Oxidative damage of mitochondrial proteins contributes to fruit senescence: a redox proteomics analysis. J Proteome Res. 2009;8:2449-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Proteomics analysis of mitochondrial redox proteins provides considerable information on the molecular mechanisms involved in the progression of fruit senescence. ..
  59. Ponce N, Ziegler V, Stortz C, Sozzi G. Compositional changes in cell wall polysaccharides from Japanese plum ( Prunus salicina Lindl.) during growth and on-tree ripening. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:2562-70 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first work that characterizes the temporal sequence of cell wall polysaccharide changes in Japanese plum. ..
  60. Jung B, Ko J, Cho S, Koh H, Yoon S, Han D, et al. Immune-enhancing effect of fermented Maesil (Prunus mume Siebold & Zucc.) with probiotics against Bordetella bronchiseptica in mice. J Vet Med Sci. 2010;72:1195-202 pubmed
    Maesil (Prunus mume) has long been used as a traditional drug and healthy food in East Asian countries. It possesses a number of beneficial biological activities including potential antimicrobial effects against pathogens...
  61. Bos J, Prince D, Pitino M, Maffei M, Win J, Hogenhout S. A functional genomics approach identifies candidate effectors from the aphid species Myzus persicae (green peach aphid). PLoS Genet. 2010;6:e1001216 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, we identified aphid salivary proteins that share features with plant pathogen effectors and therefore may function as aphid effectors by perturbing host cellular processes. ..
  62. Wisniewski M, Norelli J, Bassett C, Artlip T, Macarisin D. Ectopic expression of a novel peach (Prunus persica) CBF transcription factor in apple (Malus × domestica) results in short-day induced dormancy and increased cold hardiness. Planta. 2011;233:971-83 pubmed publisher
  63. Zuriaga E, Molina L, Badenes M, Romero C. Physical mapping of a pollen modifier locus controlling self-incompatibility in apricot and synteny analysis within the Rosaceae. Plant Mol Biol. 2012;79:229-42 pubmed publisher
    ..S-RNase and F-box proteins) are essential for the gametophytic self-incompatibility (GSI) specific recognition in Prunus. However, accumulated genetic evidence suggests that other S-locus unlinked factors are also required for GSI...
  64. Ledbetter C. Shell cracking strength in almond (Prunus dulcis [Mill.] D.A. Webb.) and its implication in uses as a value-added product. Bioresour Technol. 2008;99:5567-73 pubmed
    ..The varietal characterization of almond shell materials will assist in determining the best value-added uses for this abundant agricultural by-product. ..
  65. Rodrigues P, Venancio A, Kozakiewicz Z, Lima N. A polyphasic approach to the identification of aflatoxigenic and non-aflatoxigenic strains of Aspergillus Section Flavi isolated from Portuguese almonds. Int J Food Microbiol. 2009;129:187-93 pubmed publisher
    ..aflD expression was not considered a good marker for differentiating aflatoxigenic from non-aflatoxigenic isolates, but aflQ showed a good correlation between expression and aflatoxin-production ability. ..
  66. Tsukamoto T, Hauck N, Tao R, Jiang N, Iezzoni A. Molecular and genetic analyses of four nonfunctional S haplotype variants derived from a common ancestral S haplotype identified in sour cherry (Prunus cerasus L.). Genetics. 2010;184:411-27 pubmed publisher
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