brassica

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family Cruciferae. It contains many species and cultivars used as food including cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, kale, collard greens, MUSTARD PLANT; (B. alba, B. junica, and B. nigra), turnips (BRASSICA NAPUS) and rapeseed (BRASSICA RAPA).

Top Publications

  1. pmc BRAD, the genetics and genomics database for Brassica plants
    Feng Cheng
    Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
    BMC Plant Biol 11:136. 2011
  2. ncbi Rates of nucleotide substitution in angiosperm mitochondrial DNA sequences and dates of divergence between Brassica and other angiosperm lineages
    Y W Yang
    Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan 11529
    J Mol Evol 48:597-604. 1999
  3. pmc Mitochondrial genome sequencing helps show the evolutionary mechanism of mitochondrial genome formation in Brassica
    Shengxin Chang
    State Key Laboratory of Crop Genetics and Germplasm Enhancement, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, PR China
    BMC Genomics 12:497. 2011
  4. doi Trans-acting small RNA determines dominance relationships in Brassica self-incompatibility
    Yoshiaki Tarutani
    Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916 5 Takayama, Ikoma 630 0192, Japan
    Nature 466:983-6. 2010
  5. pmc Components of the Arabidopsis C-repeat/dehydration-responsive element binding factor cold-response pathway are conserved in Brassica napus and other plant species
    K R Jaglo
    Department of Crop and Soil Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 127:910-7. 2001
  6. ncbi Direct ligand-receptor complex interaction controls Brassica self-incompatibility
    S Takayama
    Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma 630-0101, Japan
    Nature 413:534-8. 2001
  7. pmc Comparative analysis between homoeologous genome segments of Brassica napus and its progenitor species reveals extensive sequence-level divergence
    Foo Cheung
    The J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Plant Cell 21:1912-28. 2009
  8. pmc ARC1 is an E3 ubiquitin ligase and promotes the ubiquitination of proteins during the rejection of self-incompatible Brassica pollen
    Sophia L Stone
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3B2
    Plant Cell 15:885-98. 2003
  9. ncbi Asy1, a protein required for meiotic chromosome synapsis, localizes to axis-associated chromatin in Arabidopsis and Brassica
    Susan J Armstrong
    School of Biosciences, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Cell Sci 115:3645-55. 2002
  10. doi The CACTA transposon Bot1 played a major role in Brassica genome divergence and gene proliferation
    Karine Alix
    UMR de Génétique Végétale INRA Univ Paris Sud CNRS AgroParisTech, Ferme du Moulon, F 91190 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant J 56:1030-44. 2008

Detail Information

Publications250 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc BRAD, the genetics and genomics database for Brassica plants
    Feng Cheng
    Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
    BMC Plant Biol 11:136. 2011
    b>Brassica species include both vegetable and oilseed crops, which are very important to the daily life of common human beings...
  2. ncbi Rates of nucleotide substitution in angiosperm mitochondrial DNA sequences and dates of divergence between Brassica and other angiosperm lineages
    Y W Yang
    Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan 11529
    J Mol Evol 48:597-604. 1999
    ..5-20.4 Myr for the Brassica-Arabidopsis split, and 14.5-20.4 Myr for the Arabidopsis-Arabideae split.
  3. pmc Mitochondrial genome sequencing helps show the evolutionary mechanism of mitochondrial genome formation in Brassica
    Shengxin Chang
    State Key Laboratory of Crop Genetics and Germplasm Enhancement, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, PR China
    BMC Genomics 12:497. 2011
    ..We analyzed the evolutionary relationships of Brassica mitotypes by sequencing.
  4. doi Trans-acting small RNA determines dominance relationships in Brassica self-incompatibility
    Yoshiaki Tarutani
    Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916 5 Takayama, Ikoma 630 0192, Japan
    Nature 466:983-6. 2010
    ..expression of S-locus protein 11 genes (SP11), which encode the male determinants of self-incompatibility in Brassica. We previously reported that SP11 expression was monoallelic in some S heterozygotes, and that the promoter ..
  5. pmc Components of the Arabidopsis C-repeat/dehydration-responsive element binding factor cold-response pathway are conserved in Brassica napus and other plant species
    K R Jaglo
    Department of Crop and Soil Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 127:910-7. 2001
    ..Here, we present evidence for a CBF cold-response pathway in Brassica napus. We show that B...
  6. ncbi Direct ligand-receptor complex interaction controls Brassica self-incompatibility
    S Takayama
    Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma 630-0101, Japan
    Nature 413:534-8. 2001
    Many higher plants have evolved self-incompatibility mechanisms to prevent self-fertilization. In Brassica self-incompatibility, recognition between pollen and the stigma is controlled by the S locus, which contains three highly ..
  7. pmc Comparative analysis between homoeologous genome segments of Brassica napus and its progenitor species reveals extensive sequence-level divergence
    Foo Cheung
    The J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Plant Cell 21:1912-28. 2009
    Homoeologous regions of Brassica genomes were analyzed at the sequence level...
  8. pmc ARC1 is an E3 ubiquitin ligase and promotes the ubiquitination of proteins during the rejection of self-incompatible Brassica pollen
    Sophia L Stone
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3B2
    Plant Cell 15:885-98. 2003
    ARC1 is a novel U-box protein required in the Brassica pistil for the rejection of self-incompatible pollen; it functions downstream of the S receptor kinase (SRK)...
  9. ncbi Asy1, a protein required for meiotic chromosome synapsis, localizes to axis-associated chromatin in Arabidopsis and Brassica
    Susan J Armstrong
    School of Biosciences, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Cell Sci 115:3645-55. 2002
    ..Antibodies specific to Asy1 protein and its homologue BoAsy1 from the related crop species Brassica oleracea have been used to investigate the temporal expression and localization of the protein in both species...
  10. doi The CACTA transposon Bot1 played a major role in Brassica genome divergence and gene proliferation
    Karine Alix
    UMR de Génétique Végétale INRA Univ Paris Sud CNRS AgroParisTech, Ferme du Moulon, F 91190 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant J 56:1030-44. 2008
    We isolated and characterized a Brassica C genome-specific CACTA element, which was designated Bot1 (Brassica oleracea transposon 1)...
  11. pmc Numerous and rapid nonstochastic modifications of gene products in newly synthesized Brassica napus allotetraploids
    Warren Albertin
    UMR de Genetique Vegetale, INRA CNRS UPSud INA P G, La Ferme du Moulon, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Genetics 173:1101-13. 2006
    ..To investigate modifications of gene expression occurring during allopolyploid formation, the Brassica napus allotetraploid model was chosen...
  12. ncbi Genetic variation in defense chemistry in wild cabbages affects herbivores and their endoparasitoids
    Rieta Gols
    Laboratory of Entomology, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Ecology 89:1616-26. 2008
    Populations of wild Brassica oleracea L. grow naturally along the Atlantic coastlines of the United Kingdom and France. Over a very small spatial scale (i.e...
  13. ncbi Efficient large-scale development of microsatellites for marker and mapping applications in Brassica crop species
    A J Lowe
    IACR Long Ashton Research Station, Long Ashton, BS41 9AF, Bristol, UK
    Theor Appl Genet 108:1103-12. 2004
    ..398 simple sequence repeat markers (SSRs) have been developed and characterised for use with genetic studies of Brassica species. Small-insert (250-900 bp) genomic libraries from Brassica rapa, B. nigra, B. oleracea and B...
  14. pmc Patterns of sequence loss and cytosine methylation within a population of newly resynthesized Brassica napus allopolyploids
    Lewis N Lukens
    Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Plant Physiol 140:336-48. 2006
    ..To study the dynamics of genome change, we synthesized 49 isogenic Brassica napus allopolyploids and surveyed them with 76 restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) probes and 30 ..
  15. doi Direct and indirect effects of resource quality on food web structure
    Tibor Bukovinszky
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Post Office Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, Netherlands
    Science 319:804-7. 2008
    ..We conclude, on the basis of our data, that changes in the food web are dependent on both trait- and density-mediated interactions among species...
  16. pmc Assessment of FAE1 polymorphisms in three Brassica species using EcoTILLING and their association with differences in seed erucic acid contents
    Nian Wang
    National Centre of Plant Gene Research, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
    BMC Plant Biol 10:137. 2010
    FAE1 (fatty acid elongase1) is the key gene in the control of erucic acid synthesis in seeds of Brassica species...
  17. ncbi The S receptor kinase determines self-incompatibility in Brassica stigma
    T Takasaki
    Research Institute of Seed Production Co, Ltd, Sendai, Japan
    Nature 403:913-6. 2000
    The self-incompatibility possessed by Brassica is an intraspecific reproductive barrier by which the stigma rejects self-pollen but accepts non-self-pollen for fertilization...
  18. pmc Genic microsatellite markers in Brassica rapa: development, characterization, mapping, and their utility in other cultivated and wild Brassica relatives
    Nirala Ramchiary
    Molecular Genetics and Genomics Lab, Department of Horticulture, Chungnam National University, Gung Dong, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon 305 764, Republic of Korea
    DNA Res 18:305-20. 2011
    ..Transferability analysis of 167 EST-SSRs in 35 species belonging to cultivated and wild brassica relatives showed 42.51% (Sysimprium leteum) to 100% (B. carinata, B. juncea, and B. napus) amplification...
  19. pmc PCP-A1, a defensin-like Brassica pollen coat protein that binds the S locus glycoprotein, is the product of gametophytic gene expression
    J Doughty
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RB, United Kingdom
    Plant Cell 10:1333-47. 1998
    Self-incompatibility (SI) in Brassica species is controlled by a single polymorphic locus (S) with multiple specificities...
  20. ncbi SCAR and CAPS mapping of CRb, a gene conferring resistance to Plasmodiophora brassicae in Chinese cabbage ( Brassica rapa ssp. pekinensis)
    Z Y Piao
    Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture and Life Science, Chungnam National University, 305 764 Daejeon, Korea
    Theor Appl Genet 108:1458-65. 2004
    ..One dominant marker, TCR09, was located 0.78 cM from CRb. The remaining markers (TCR05, TCR01, TCR10, TCR08, and TCR03) were located on the other side of CRb, and the nearest of these was TCR05, at a distance of 1.92 cM...
  21. ncbi Chemical and biological characterisation of nutraceutical compounds of broccoli
    D A Moreno
    Dept Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos and Dept Nutrición Vegetal, CEBAS CSIC, Apdo 164, 30100 Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 41:1508-22. 2006
    ..Numerous epidemiological studies indicate that Brassica vegetables in general, and broccoli in particular, protect humans against cancer since they are rich sources of ..
  22. ncbi Recognition specificity of self-incompatibility maintained after the divergence of Brassica oleracea and Brassica rapa
    Ryo Kimura
    Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Plant J 29:215-23. 2002
    The determinants of recognition specificity of self-incompatibility in Brassica are SRK in the stigma and SP11/SCR in the pollen, respectively. In the pair of S haplotypes BrS46 (S46 in B. rapa) and BoS7 (S7 in B...
  23. pmc Sulforaphane inhibits extracellular, intracellular, and antibiotic-resistant strains of Helicobacter pylori and prevents benzo[a]pyrene-induced stomach tumors
    Jed W Fahey
    Lewis B and Dorothy Cullman Cancer Chemoprotection Center, Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 725 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2185, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7610-5. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi Chlororespiration is involved in the adaptation of Brassica plants to heat and high light intensity
    Milagros Díaz
    Departamento de Biologia Vegetal, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de Murcia, Campus de Espinardo, E 30100 Murcia, Spain
    Plant Cell Environ 30:1578-85. 2007
    Two species of Brassica were used to study their acclimation to heat and high illumination during the first stages of development...
  25. pmc A pollen coat protein, SP11/SCR, determines the pollen S-specificity in the self-incompatibility of Brassica species
    H Shiba
    Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Ikoma 630-0101, Japan
    Plant Physiol 125:2095-103. 2001
    ..rapa by the same approach and further established that SP11/SCR is the sole male determinant of SI in the genus Brassica sp...
  26. doi BnaC.Tic40, a plastid inner membrane translocon originating from Brassica oleracea, is essential for tapetal function and microspore development in Brassica napus
    Xiaoling Dun
    National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, National Center of Rapeseed Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
    Plant J 68:532-45. 2011
    Here, we describe the characteristics of a Brassica napus male sterile mutant 7365A with loss of the BnMs3 gene, which exhibits abnormal enlargement of the tapetal cells during meiosis...
  27. ncbi Brassica vegetable consumption reduces urinary F2-isoprostane levels independent of micronutrient intake
    Jay H Fowke
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:2096-102. 2006
    Isothiocyanates and indoles (e.g. indole-3-carbinol) from Brassica vegetables (e.g. broccoli) induce Phase I and Phase II enzymes responsible for the oxidation, reduction and metabolism of endogenous and exogenous carcinogens...
  28. ncbi A Comparison of Semiochemically Mediated Interactions Involving Specialist and Generalist Brassica-feeding Aphids and the Braconid Parasitoid Diaeretiella rapae
    J D Blande
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Chem Ecol 33:767-79. 2007
    Diaeretiella rapae, a parasitoid that predominately specializes in the parasitism of Brassica-feeding aphids, attacks Lipaphis erysimi, a specialist feeding aphid of the Brassicaceae and other families in the Capparales, at a greater rate ..
  29. doi Phenolic compounds in Brassica vegetables
    María Elena Cartea
    Mision Biologica de Galicia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Apartado 28, 36080 Pontevedra, Spain
    Molecules 16:251-80. 2011
    ..The phenolic composition of Brassica vegetables has been recently investigated and, nowadays, the profile of different Brassica species is well ..
  30. pmc Transcriptional activation and localization of expression of Brassica juncea putative metal transport protein BjMTP1
    Balasubramaniam Muthukumar
    Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1392, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 7:32. 2007
    ..we present data on the transcriptional regulation and localization of expression of the homologous gene BjMTP1 in Brassica juncea. Though B...
  31. doi Microspore culture preferentially selects unreduced (2n) gametes from an interspecific hybrid of Brassica napus L. x Brassica carinata Braun
    Matthew N Nelson
    Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Theor Appl Genet 119:497-505. 2009
    We analysed the products of male meiosis in microspore-derived progeny from a Brassica napus (AAC(n)C(n)) x Brassica carinata (BBC(c)C(c)) interspecific hybrid (ABC(n)C(c))...
  32. pmc Cellular pathways regulating responses to compatible and self-incompatible pollen in Brassica and Arabidopsis stigmas intersect at Exo70A1, a putative component of the exocyst complex
    Marcus A Samuel
    Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Plant Cell 21:2655-71. 2009
    ..In a screen for ARC1-interacting proteins, we have identified Brassica napus Exo70A1, a putative component of the exocyst complex that is known to regulate polarized secretion...
  33. pmc Genomic organization of the S locus: Identification and characterization of genes in SLG/SRK region of S(9) haplotype of Brassica campestris (syn. rapa)
    G Suzuki
    Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Genetics 153:391-400. 1999
    In Brassica, two self-incompatibility genes, encoding SLG (S locus glycoprotein) and SRK (S-receptor kinase), are located at the S locus and expressed in the stigma...
  34. ncbi Control of flowering time by FLC orthologues in Brassica napus
    M Tadege
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT, 2601, Australia
    Plant J 28:545-53. 2001
    ..We isolated five FLC-related sequences from Brassica napus (BnFLC1-5)...
  35. pmc Male-derived butterfly anti-aphrodisiac mediates induced indirect plant defense
    Nina E Fatouros
    Department of Plant Sciences, Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, PO Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:10033-8. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that the anti-aphrodisiac pheromone incurs fitness costs for the butterfly by both mediating phoretic behavior and inducing plant defense...
  36. ncbi Heating decreases epithiospecifier protein activity and increases sulforaphane formation in broccoli
    Nathan V Matusheski
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois, 499 Bevier Hall, 905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Phytochemistry 65:1273-81. 2004
    ..Heating to 70 degrees C and above decreased the formation of both products in broccoli florets, but not in broccoli sprouts. The induction of QR in cultured mouse hepatoma Hepa lclc7 cells paralleled increases in sulforaphane formation...
  37. pmc The dominance of alleles controlling self-incompatibility in Brassica pollen is regulated at the RNA level
    Hiroshi Shiba
    Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Ikoma 630 0101, Japan
    Plant Cell 14:491-504. 2002
    Self-incompatibility (SI) in Brassica is controlled sporophytically by the multiallelic S-locus...
  38. ncbi Allele-specific receptor-ligand interactions in Brassica self-incompatibility
    A Kachroo
    Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Science 293:1824-6. 2001
    Genetic self-incompatibility in Brassica is determined by alleles of the transmembrane serine-threonine kinase SRK, which functions in the stigma epidermis, and of the cysteine-rich peptide SCR, which functions in pollen...
  39. ncbi Breast cancer risk in premenopausal women is inversely associated with consumption of broccoli, a source of isothiocyanates, but is not modified by GST genotype
    Christine B Ambrosone
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Nutr 134:1134-8. 2004
    ..No significant effects of GST genotype on risk were observed in either menopausal group. These data indicate that cruciferous vegetables may play an important role in decreasing the risk of premenopausal breast cancer...
  40. pmc A newly-developed community microarray resource for transcriptome profiling in Brassica species enables the confirmation of Brassica-specific expressed sequences
    Martin Trick
    John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, NR4 7UH, UK
    BMC Plant Biol 9:50. 2009
    The Brassica species include an important group of crops and provide opportunities for studying the evolutionary consequences of polyploidy...
  41. doi Isothiocyanate concentrations and interconversion of sulforaphane to erucin in human subjects after consumption of commercial frozen broccoli compared to fresh broccoli
    Shikha Saha
    Institute of Food Research, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK
    Mol Nutr Food Res 56:1906-16. 2012
    ..We compared the bioavailability and metabolism of sulforaphane from portions of lightly cooked fresh or frozen broccoli, and investigated the bioconversion of sulforaphane to erucin...
  42. pmc Brassica orthologs from BANYULS belong to a small multigene family, which is involved in procyanidin accumulation in the seed
    Bathilde Auger
    UMR118 Amélioration des Plantes et Biotechnologies Végétales, INRA, Agrocampus Ouest, Université Rennes1, Le Rheu Cedex, France
    Planta 230:1167-83. 2009
    As part of a research programme focused on flavonoid biosynthesis in the seed coat of Brassica napus L. (oilseed rape), orthologs of the BANYULS gene that encoded anthocyanidin reductase were cloned in B...
  43. pmc Interaction of calmodulin, a sorting nexin and kinase-associated protein phosphatase with the Brassica oleracea S locus receptor kinase
    Vincent Vanoosthuyse
    Reproduction et Developpement des Plantes, Unite Mixte de Recherche 5667, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, 46 allee d Italie, 69364 Lyon Cedex 07, France
    Plant Physiol 133:919-29. 2003
    Recognition of self-pollen during the self-incompatibility response in Brassica oleracea is mediated by the binding of a secreted peptide (the S locus cysteine-rich protein) to the S locus receptor kinase (SRK), a member of the plant ..
  44. doi Towards the production of high levels of eicosapentaenoic acid in transgenic plants: the effects of different host species, genes and promoters
    Bifang Cheng
    Bioriginal Food and Science Corporation, 110 Gymnasium Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W9, Canada
    Transgenic Res 19:221-9. 2010
    ..Zero-erucic acid Brassica carinata appeared to be an outstanding host species for EPA production, with EPA levels in transgenic seed of ..
  45. doi Effectiveness of edible coatings combined with mild heat shocks on microbial spoilage and sensory quality of fresh cut broccoli (Brassica oleracea L.)
    María Del R Moreira
    Grupo de Investigación en Ingeniería de Alimentos Fac de Ingeniería, UNMDP, Juan B Justo 4302, 7600, Mar del Plata, Argentina
    J Food Sci 76:M367-74. 2011
    ....
  46. pmc Characterization of the SP11/SCR high-affinity binding site involved in self/nonself recognition in brassica self-incompatibility
    Hiroko Shimosato
    Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Ikoma 630 0192, Japan
    Plant Cell 19:107-17. 2007
    In Brassica self-incompatibility, the recognition of self/nonself pollen grains, is controlled by the S-locus, which encodes three highly polymorphic proteins: S-locus receptor kinase (SRK), S-locus protein 11 (SP11; also designated S-..
  47. ncbi First isolation of an antifungal lipid transfer peptide from seeds of a Brassica species
    Peng Lin
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Peptides 28:1514-9. 2007
    ..sequence exhibiting notable homology to those of lipid transfer proteins was isolated from seeds of the vegetable Brassica campestris...
  48. pmc BcMF9, a novel polygalacturonase gene, is required for both Brassica campestris intine and exine formation
    Li Huang
    Laboratory of Cell and Molecular Biology, Institute of Vegetable Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
    Ann Bot 104:1339-51. 2009
    ..role that the PG gene has played in pollen development and about this family in general, one putative PG gene, Brassica campestris Male Fertility 9 (BcMF9), was isolated from Chinese cabbage (Brassica campestris ssp. chinensis, syn...
  49. doi Growing hardier crops for better health: Salinity tolerance and the nutritional value of broccoli
    Carmen López-Berenguer
    Food Science and Technology Department and Plant Nutrition Department, CEBAS CSIC, Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
    J Agric Food Chem 57:572-78. 2009
    ..Overall, the nutritional quality of the edible florets of broccoli was improved under moderate saline stress...
  50. ncbi Intra- and intergenomic homology of B-genome chromosomes in trigenomic combinations of the cultivated Brassica species revealed by GISH analysis
    Xian Hong Ge
    National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, National Center of Crop Molecular Breeding Technology, National Center of Oil Crop Improvement Wuhan, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, 430070, PR China
    Chromosome Res 15:849-61. 2007
    Intragenomic chromosome homology in the B genome of Brassica nigra and their homoeology with the chromosomes of the A-genome of B. rapa and C-genome of B...
  51. ncbi Haplotype structure of the stigmatic self-incompatibility gene in natural populations of Arabidopsis lyrata
    Deborah Charlesworth
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 20:1741-53. 2003
    ..In A. lyrata, the SRK S-domain controls the pistil recognition specificity, as in self-incompatible Brassica species. In alleles from plants derived from natural A...
  52. ncbi Linear dominance relationship among four class-II S haplotypes in pollen is determined by the expression of SP11 in Brassica self-incompatibility
    Tomohiro Kakizaki
    Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University, Morioka, 020 8550 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:70-5. 2003
    ..The Brassica SI system is controlled sporophytically by multiple alleles at the single locus, S, and dominance relationships ..
  53. doi Aphid resistance in Brassica crops: challenges, biotechnological progress and emerging possibilities
    Varnika Bhatia
    National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute Campus, New Delhi, India
    Biotechnol Adv 29:879-88. 2011
    ..The present review is an attempt to highlight the current status and possible avenues to develop aphid resistance in Brassicaceae crops...
  54. ncbi The presence of a Sar1 gene family in Brassica campestris that suppresses a yeast vesicular transport mutation Sec12-1
    W Y Kim
    Department of Biochemistry, Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Research Center, Gyeongsang National University, Korea
    Plant Mol Biol 33:1025-35. 1997
    Two new members (Bsar1a and Bsar1b) of the Sar1 gene family have been identified from a flower bud cDNA library of Brassica campestris and their functional characteristics were analyzed...
  55. doi Responses of Brassica oleracea cultivars to infestation by the aphid Brevicoryne brassicae: an ecological and molecular approach
    Colette Broekgaarden
    Plant Research International, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell Environ 31:1592-605. 2008
    ..we take such an approach to study the interaction between the aphid Brevicoryne brassicae and four white cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) cultivars...
  56. doi Synthesis of a Brassica trigenomic allohexaploid (B. carinata × B. rapa) de novo and its stability in subsequent generations
    Entang Tian
    National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, 1 Shizishan, 430070, Wuhan, China
    Theor Appl Genet 121:1431-40. 2010
    ..The present investigation was aimed at synthesising the first known chromosomally stable hexaploid Brassica with the genome constitution AABBCC...
  57. ncbi Factors affecting the glucosinolate content of kale (Brassica oleracea acephala group)
    Pablo Velasco
    Department of Plant Genetics, Mision Biologica de Galicia, Spanish Council for Scientific Research CSIC, Apartado 28, E 36080 Pontevedra, Spain
    J Agric Food Chem 55:955-62. 2007
    Kales (Brassica oleracea acephala group) are important vegetable crops in traditional farming systems in the Iberian Peninsula. They are grown throughout the year to harvest their leaves and flower buds...
  58. ncbi Characterization of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate (ACC) deaminase containing Methylobacterium oryzae and interactions with auxins and ACC regulation of ethylene in canola (Brassica campestris)
    Munusamy Madhaiyan
    Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Chungbuk, 361 763, Republic of Korea
    Planta 226:867-76. 2007
    ..role of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate (ACC) deaminase containing bacteria on ethylene production in canola (Brassica campestris) in the presence of inhibitory concentrations of growth regulators were investigated...
  59. doi A zinc-finger-family transcription factor, AbVf19, is required for the induction of a gene subset important for virulence in Alternaria brassicicola
    Akhil Srivastava
    Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 3190 Maile Way, St John 317, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 25:443-52. 2012
    ..This study demonstrated the existence and the importance of a transcription factor that regulates a suite of genes that are important for decomposing and utilizing plant material during the late stage of plant infection...
  60. ncbi The Fus3/Kss1 MAP kinase homolog Amk1 regulates the expression of genes encoding hydrolytic enzymes in Alternaria brassicicola
    Yangrae Cho
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 44:543-53. 2007
    ..the Amk1 MAP kinase gene, a homolog of the Fus3/Kss1 MAP kinases in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, in the necrotrophic Brassica pathogen, Alternaria brassicicola. The amk1 disruption mutants showed null pathogenicity on intact host plants...
  61. doi Indirect plant-mediated interactions among parasitoid larvae
    Erik H Poelman
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, P O Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Ecol Lett 14:670-6. 2011
    ..Our results show that temporally separated parasitoid larvae are involved in indirect plant-mediated interactions by a network of trophic and non-trophic relationships...
  62. doi BraSto, a Stowaway MITE from Brassica: recently active copies preferentially accumulate in the gene space
    Véronique Sarilar
    AgroParisTech CNRS, UMR 0320 UMR 8120 Génétique Végétale INRA Univ Paris Sud CNRS AgroParisTech, Ferme du Moulon, 91190, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant Mol Biol 77:59-75. 2011
    We characterized a Brassica miniature inverted repeat transposable element (MITE) from the Stowaway superfamily, designated BraSto (Bra ssica Sto waway)...
  63. pmc Parasitoid-specific induction of plant responses to parasitized herbivores affects colonization by subsequent herbivores
    Erik H Poelman
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, 6700 EH, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:19647-52. 2011
    ..Here, we show that the species identity of a parasitoid had a more significant effect on defense responses of Brassica oleracea plants than the species identity of the herbivorous hosts of the parasitoids. Consequently, B...
  64. doi Influence of feeding and oviposition by phytophagous pentatomids on photosynthesis of herbaceous plants
    Violeta Velikova
    Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Plant Physiology, Acad G Bonchev Str, Bl 21, Sofia 1113, Bulgaria
    J Chem Ecol 36:629-41. 2010
    ..bugs, Murgantia histrionica and Nezara viridula (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), affect photosynthetic parameters of Brassica oleracea (savoy cabbage) and Phaseolus vulgaris (French bean)...
  65. doi Ontogenetic changes of 2-propenyl and 3-indolylmethyl glucosinolates in Brassica carinata leaves as affected by water supply
    Monika Schreiner
    Department of Quality Research, Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops Grossbeeren and Erfurt e V, Theodor Echtermeyer Weg 1, Grossbeeren, Germany
    J Agric Food Chem 57:7259-63. 2009
    Concentrations of 2-propenyl and 3-indolylmethyl glucosinolates in two lines of Brassica carinata (Holeta-1 and 37-A) were assessed during the vegetative life cycle under optimal or drought-inducing water supply conditions...
  66. doi Fine mapping of loci involved with glucosinolate biosynthesis in oilseed mustard (Brassica juncea) using genomic information from allied species
    N C Bisht
    Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants, Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, New Delhi, 110 021, India
    Theor Appl Genet 118:413-21. 2009
    ..Based on the DNA sequences from Arabidopsis and Brassica oleracea for the different genes involved in the aliphatic glucosinolate biosynthesis, candidate genes were ..
  67. doi Tronchuda cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. var. costata DC): scavenger of reactive nitrogen species
    Carla Sousa
    REQUIMTE Servico de Farmacognosia, Faculdade de Farmacia, Universidade do Porto, R Anibal Cunha Porto, Portugal
    J Agric Food Chem 56:4205-11. 2008
    The ability of tronchuda cabbage ( Brassica oleracea L. var. costata DC) to act as a scavenger of the reactive nitrogen species nitric oxide and peroxynitrite was investigated...
  68. doi Glucosinolate polymorphism in wild cabbage (Brassica oleracea) influences the structure of herbivore communities
    Erika L Newton
    Centre for Ecology and Conservation, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus, Tremough, Penryn, Cornwall, UK
    Oecologia 160:63-76. 2009
    ..b>Brassica oleracea (Brassicaceae) produces aliphatic glucosinolates, which break down into toxins when leaf tissue is ..
  69. ncbi Lipid-rich tapetosomes in Brassica tapetum are composed of oleosin-coated oil droplets and vesicles, both assembled in and then detached from the endoplasmic reticulum
    Kai Hsieh
    Center for Plant Cell Biology, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Plant J 43:889-99. 2005
    ..Here we report the biogenesis and structures of tapetosomes in Brassica. Immunofluorescence confocal microscopy revealed that during early anther development, the endoplasmic reticulum (..
  70. doi Forward and reverse genetics of rapid-cycling Brassica oleracea
    Edward Himelblau
    Department of Biology, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 118:953-61. 2009
    Seeds of rapid-cycling Brassica oleracea were mutagenized with the chemical mutagen, ethylmethane sulfonate. The reverse genetics technique, TILLING, was used on a sample population of 1,000 plants, to determine the mutation profile...
  71. ncbi Identification of individual chromosomes and parental genomes in Brassica juncea using GISH and FISH
    J Maluszynska
    Department of Plant Anatomy and Cytology, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    Cytogenet Genome Res 109:310-4. 2005
    ..nigra, B. oleracea, B. campestris) and three allotetraploid (B. carinata, B. juncea, B. napus) species of Brassica, known as the "U-triangle" are one of the best model systems for the study of polyploidy...
  72. doi Development of public immortal mapping populations, molecular markers and linkage maps for rapid cycling Brassica rapa and B. oleracea
    Federico Luis Iniguez-Luy
    Agri aquaculture Nutritional Genomic Center CGNA, Plant Biotechnology Unit UBP, INIA Carillanca, P O Box 58 D, Temuco, Chile
    Theor Appl Genet 120:31-43. 2009
    ..of immortal mapping populations of rapid cycling, self-compatible lines, molecular markers, and linkage maps for Brassica rapa and B. oleracea and make the data and germplasm available to the Brassica research community. The B...
  73. doi Water extracts of Brassica oleracea var. costata potentiate paraquat toxicity to rat hepatocytes in vitro
    C Sousa
    REQUIMTE, Toxicology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, 4099 030 Porto, Portugal
    Toxicol In Vitro 23:1131-8. 2009
    ....
  74. ncbi Protective effects of broccoli (Brassica oleracea) against oxidative damage in vitro and in vivo
    Eun Ju Cho
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, and Research Institute of Ecology for the Elderly, Pusan National University, 30 Jangjeon dong, Geumjeong Gu, Busan 609 735, Korea
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 52:437-44. 2006
    ..The present study demonstrates that the BuOH fraction has an antioxidative effect in vitro and it protects against oxidative stress induced by diabetes in an in vivo model...
  75. doi Ectopic expression of an annexin from Brassica juncea confers tolerance to abiotic and biotic stress treatments in transgenic tobacco
    Sravan Kumar Jami
    Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500046, AP, India
    Plant Physiol Biochem 46:1019-30. 2008
    ..A full-length cDNA for a gene encoding an annexin protein was isolated and characterized from Brassica juncea (AnnBj1)...
  76. ncbi Cytogenetics and genome analysis in Brassica crops
    Rod J Snowdon
    Department of Plant Breeding, Research Centre for BioSystems, Land Use and Nutrition, Justus Liebig University, Heinrich Buff Ring 26 32, 35392, Giessen, Germany
    Chromosome Res 15:85-95. 2007
    The genus Brassica contains a wide range of diploid and amphipolyploid species including some of the most important vegetable, condiment and oilseed crops worldwide...
  77. pmc Tri-trophic effects of inter- and intra-population variation in defence chemistry of wild cabbage (Brassica oleracea)
    Jeffrey A Harvey
    Department of Terrestrial Ecology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Oecologia 166:421-31. 2011
    ..KIM), Old Harry (OH) and Winspit (WIN)] and two cultivars [Stonehead (ST), and Cyrus (CYR)] of cabbage, Brassica oleracea...
  78. doi Microsatellites in Brassica unigenes: relative abundance, marker design, and use in comparative physical mapping and genome analysis
    Swarup K Parida
    National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012, India
    Genome 53:55-67. 2010
    ..The present study was designed to assay the unigenes of Brassica napus and B...
  79. pmc Multi-functional acetyl-CoA carboxylase from Brassica napus is encoded by a multi-gene family: indication for plastidic localization of at least one isoform
    W Schulte
    Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, Cologne, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:3465-70. 1997
    Three genes coding for different multifunctional acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACCase; EC 6.4.1.2) isoenzymes from Brassica napus were isolated and divided into two major classes according to structural features in their 5' regions: class I ..
  80. ncbi Effect of storage, processing and cooking on glucosinolate content of Brassica vegetables
    Lijiang Song
    Disease Mechanisms and Therapeutic Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
    Food Chem Toxicol 45:216-24. 2007
    Epidemiological studies have shown that consumption of Brassica vegetables decrease the risk of cancer. These associations are linked to dietary intake of glucosinolates and their metabolism to cancer preventive isothiocyanates...
  81. pmc Large-scale cis-element detection by analysis of correlated expression and sequence conservation between Arabidopsis and Brassica oleracea
    Georg Haberer
    Munich Information Center for Protein Sequences, Institute for Bioinformatics, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Plant Physiol 142:1589-602. 2006
    ..promoter sequences were identified by a bidirectional best blast hit strategy in genome survey sequences from Brassica oleracea...
  82. ncbi Isotopic labeling and LC-APCI-MS quantification for investigating absorption of carotenoids and phylloquinone from kale (Brassica oleracea)
    Anne C Kurilich
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 51:4877-83. 2003
    ..This work describes a method for studying the bioavailability of nutrients from kale (Brassica oleracea var...
  83. pmc Naturally occurring indel variation in the Brassica nigra COL1 gene is associated with variation in flowering time
    Marita Kruskopf Osterberg
    Department of Plant Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, S 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
    Genetics 161:299-306. 2002
    Previous QTL mapping identified a Brassica nigra homolog to Arabidopsis thaliana CO as a candidate gene affecting flowering time in B. nigra. Transformation of an A. thaliana co mutant with two different alleles of the B...
  84. pmc Performance of generalist and specialist herbivores and their endoparasitoids differs on cultivated and wild Brassica populations
    Rieta Gols
    Laboratory of Entomology, Plant Science Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Chem Ecol 34:132-43. 2008
    ..herbivores and their endoparasitoids were compared when reared on a wild and cultivated population of cabbage, Brassica oleracea, and a recently established feral Brassica species...
  85. ncbi Development of an insect herbivore and its pupal parasitoid reflect differences in direct plant defense
    Jeffrey A Harvey
    Department of Multitrophic Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, P O Box 40, 6666 Heteren, The Netherlands
    J Chem Ecol 33:1556-69. 2007
    ..Pteromalus puparum, when reared on three wild populations (Kimmeridge, Old Harry, Winspit) of cabbage, Brassica oleracea, and a Brussels sprout cultivar...
  86. doi Comparative analysis of the Brassica oleracea genetic map and the Arabidopsis thaliana genome
    Malgorzata Kaczmarek
    Institute of Plant Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Strzeszynska 34, 60 479 Poznan, Poland
    Genome 52:620-33. 2009
    We further investigated genome macrosynteny for Brassica species and Arabidopsis thaliana. This work aimed at comparative map construction for B. oleracea and A. thaliana chromosomes based on 160 known A...
  87. doi Comparative biochemical and transcriptional profiling of two contrasting varieties of Brassica juncea L. in response to arsenic exposure reveals mechanisms of stress perception and tolerance
    Sudhakar Srivastava
    Nuclear Agriculture and Biotechnology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai 400085, India
    J Exp Bot 60:3419-31. 2009
    ..an insight into these mechanisms, biochemical and transcriptional profiling of two contrasting genotypes of Brassica juncea was performed...
  88. pmc Self-incompatibility in the genus Arabidopsis: characterization of the S locus in the outcrossing A. lyrata and its autogamous relative A. thaliana
    M Kusaba
    Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Plant Cell 13:627-43. 2001
    ..thaliana and is thought to have diverged from A. thaliana approximately 5 million years ago and from Brassica spp 15 to 20 million years ago. Analysis of two S (sterility) locus haplotypes demonstrates that the A...
  89. ncbi The ecology of Bacillus thuringiensis on the Phylloplane: colonization from soil, plasmid transfer, and interaction with larvae of Pieris brassicae
    M F Bizzarri
    School of Science, University of Greenwich, Chatham Maritime, UK
    Microb Ecol 56:133-9. 2008
    ..when donor and recipient strains were sprayed in vegetative form onto leaves of clover and pak choi (Brassica campestris var. chinensis). The rate of transfer was about 0...
  90. doi Development of a set of public SSR markers derived from genomic sequence of a rapid cycling Brassica oleracea L. genotype
    Federico L Iniguez-Luy
    Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1575 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 117:977-85. 2008
    ..study, probe hybridization was circumvented by using sequence information on 3,500 genomic clones mainly from Brassica oleracea to identify di, tri, tetra and penta-nucleotide repeats...
  91. pmc Host plant and population determine the fitness costs of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis
    Ben Raymond
    Division of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berks SL5 7PY, UK
    Biol Lett 3:82-5. 2007
    ..We also measured the rate of decline in resistance on two host-plant (Brassica) species for one insect population (Karak)...
  92. ncbi Effects of simulated microgravity on male gametophyte of Prunus, Pyrus, and Brassica species
    V De Micco
    Laboratorio di Botanica ed Ecologia Riproduttiva, Dipartimento di Arboricoltura, Botanica e Patologia Vegetale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Portici, Italy
    Protoplasma 228:121-6. 2006
    ..avium, P. domestica, Pyrus communis, and Brassica rapa was subjected to tests assessing its viability by techniques such as fluorochromatic reaction...
  93. ncbi Role of ethylene in cotyledon development of microspore-derived embryos of Brassica napus
    D B Hays
    Plant Physiology Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, 2500 University Drive NW, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N IN4
    J Exp Bot 51:1851-9. 2000
    Ethylene production during seed development in Brassica napus occurs first at 20 d after pollination (DAP), while a second greater peak occurs at 35 DAP...
  94. ncbi Dynamics of storage reserve deposition during Brassica rapa L. pollen and seed development in microgravity
    A Kuang
    Department of Biology, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas 78539, USA
    Int J Plant Sci 166:85-96. 2005
    ..Using immature seeds (3-15 d postpollination) of Brassica rapa L. cv...
  95. pmc Balancing selection in the wild: testing population genetics theory of self-incompatibility in the rare species Brassica insularis
    Sylvain Glemin
    UMR 5171 Genome, Populations, Interactions, Adaptations, Universite Montpellier II, F 34095 Montpellier, France
    Genetics 171:279-89. 2005
    ..the genetic structure at the S-locus and microsatellite markers for five natural populations of the rare species Brassica insularis. As in other Brassica species, B...
  96. doi Intra-specific differences in root and shoot glucosinolate profiles among white cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) cultivars
    Patrick Kabouw
    Department of Terrestrial Ecology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, P O Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    J Agric Food Chem 58:411-7. 2010
    ..We further conclude that greenhouse assessments of root glucosinolates can be reliable predictors of root glucosinolate profiles in the field due to their low plasticity...
  97. ncbi The reference genetic linkage map for the multinational Brassica rapa genome sequencing project
    Su Ryun Choi
    Department of Horticulture, Genome Research Center, Chungnam National University, Kung Dong 220, Yusong gu, Daejeon 305 764, South Korea
    Theor Appl Genet 115:777-92. 2007
    We describe the construction of a reference genetic linkage map for the Brassica A genome, which will form the backbone for anchoring sequence contigs for the Multinational Brassica rapa Genome Sequencing Project...
  98. doi Effect of different cooking methods on color, phytochemical concentration, and antioxidant capacity of raw and frozen brassica vegetables
    Nicoletta Pellegrini
    Department of Public Health, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 58:4310-21. 2010
    ..polyphenols, and ascorbic acid), total antioxidant capacity (TAC), and color changes of three generally consumed Brassica vegetables analyzed fresh and frozen...
  99. doi Silicon-enhanced resistance to cadmium toxicity in Brassica chinensis L. is attributed to Si-suppressed cadmium uptake and transport and Si-enhanced antioxidant defense capacity
    Alin Song
    College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, PR China
    J Hazard Mater 172:74-83. 2009
    ..were performed to investigate roles of silicon (Si) in enhancing cadmium (Cd) tolerance in two pakchoi (Brassica chinensis L.) cultivars: i.e. cv. Shanghaiqing, a Cd-sensitive cultivar, and cv...
  100. ncbi Biochemical characterization of two forms of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase kinase from cauliflower (Brassica oleracia)
    K L Ball
    Biochemistry Department, The University, Dundee, Scotland
    Eur J Biochem 219:743-50. 1994
    ..Form B does not appear to be a proteolytic fragment of form A, and we therefore propose that it represents a closely related member of the same protein kinase sub-family...
  101. doi Consequences of constitutive and induced variation in plant nutritional quality for immune defence of a herbivore against parasitism
    Tibor Bukovinszky
    Laboratory of Entomology, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, PO Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Oecologia 160:299-308. 2009
    ..and herbivore-induced variation in the nutritional quality of wild and cultivated populations of cabbage (Brassica oleracea) on the ability of small cabbage white Pieris rapae (Lepidoptera, Pieridae) larvae to encapsulate eggs ..

Research Grants74

  1. In vivo effects of sulforaphane supplementation on normal human prostate
    DANIEL W contact LIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a novel in vivo human intervention model to understand the activities of sulforaphane (the bioactive compound in Brassica vegetables) in human prostate since these bioactive plant compounds are believed to be associated with prostate ..
  2. In vivo effects of sulforaphane supplementation on normal human prostate
    DANIEL W contact LIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a novel in vivo human intervention model to understand the activities of sulforaphane (the bioactive compound in Brassica vegetables) in human prostate since these bioactive plant compounds are believed to be associated with prostate ..
  3. Lung carcinogenesis: Chemoprevention by Indole-3-carbinol
    Fekadu Kassie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose that indole-3-carbinol (I3C), a constituent of Brassica vegetables, inhibits 4- (methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK)-induced lung tumorigenesis in A/J mice ..
  4. Lung carcinogenesis: Chemoprevention by Indole-3-carbinol
    Fekadu Kassie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We propose that indole-3-carbinol (I3C), a constituent of Brassica vegetables, inhibits 4- (methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK)-induced lung tumorigenesis in A/J mice ..
  5. Biosensors for Environmental Contaminants
    MICHAEL BLAYLOCK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The project takes advantage of a recently-discovered metal responsive promoter element in Brassica juncea linked to the B anthocyanin regulatory gene...
  6. Genes, Hormones & Environment in an Ovarian Cancer Model
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..cancer is associated with a variety of antioxidants including lycopene, carotene, ginkgo, and indoles from Brassica vegetables as well as anti-inflammatory agents...
  7. ORGANIZATION AND EXPRESSION OF ORGANELLE GENOMES
    Jeffrey Palmer; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..instability of plant mitochondrial genomes will continue to be explored using the convenient-sized genomes of Brassica species as a model system...
  8. Effects of Brassica on Markers of Colon Cancer Risk
    JAY FOWKE; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Humans are exposed to these agents primarily through consuming Brassica vegetables (e.g., broccoli), but it is unknown if greater Brassica consumed could affect colon cancer risk...
  9. SIGNALING ARREST OF POLLEN ACTIVATION THROUGH AQUAPORINS
    JUNE NASRALLAH; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The experimental system is that of receptor- mediated signalling in the self-incompatibility response of Brassica, a genetically controlled self recognition system that prevents self- fertilization by arresting the development ..
  10. ISOTHIOCYANATE EXCRETION, BRASSICA, AND BREAST CANCER
    JAY FOWKE; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Dietary factors play an important role in the etiology of breast cancer. Vegetables of the Brassica genus, such as broccoli and cabbage, contain isothiocyanates (ITC) which increase glutathione-S-transferase (GST) activity, leading to the ..
  11. Chemoprevention Through Activation of Estrogen Receptor Alpha-Induced Senescence
    Harikrishna Nakshatri; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Interestingly, brassica vegetable- derived che mo preventive agents such as phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) activate Chk2, which may ..
  12. SELENIUM ENRICHED PLANT MATERIAL FOR CHEMOPREVENTION
    Burt Ensley; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will transfer these genes into Brassica juncea, the Indian mustard plants, to produce a commercially viable high Se-methylselenocysteine plant product...
  13. Glucuronidation in Humans--Genotypes and Phenotypes
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The randomized cross-over design will allow us to test efficiently for diet effects within individuals, as well as for gene-by-diet and sex-by-diet interactions. ..
  14. Breast Cancer, Benign Breast Disease, and Isoflavone Metabolism in Chinese Women
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, the additional data collected will add to the wealth of information available on this study population and will help guide further research on the impact of the gut microbiota on disease risk. ..
  15. HOST GENES AND COLONIC BACTERIA--PROBING FOR INHERITANCE
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If we can establish that the equol-producer phenotype is an inherited trait, we can then work to identify the associated genotype and determine more effectively whether this is a biomarker of breast cancer risk. ..
  16. DNA Damage: Fruit & Vegetable Effects in a Feeding Trial
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The existing intervention provides an ideal design in which to evaluate the relationships between biotransformation enzyme systems and DNA damage in humans. ..
  17. Cruciferous vegetable feeding and inflammation: effect of GST genotypes
    Johanna W Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moreover, it is important to test if particular genetic characteristics augment or decrease the effect of these vegetables. ..
  18. UGT Polymorphisms and Hormonally-Mediated Biomarkers in Premenopausal Women
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Resulting data will be used to guide future, larger, population-based studies of genetic differences in steroid hormone metabolism and may ultimately be used to identify women who are more susceptible to hormone-related conditions. ..
  19. Serum IGFs--Effects of a Soy Intervention in Humans
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It provides an ideal design to evaluate the effects of isoflavones on the IGF system and to explore relationships between IGFs and colonic epithelial cell proliferation in humans. ..
  20. GLUTATHIONE TRANSFERASES IN HUMANS: DIETARY INFLUENCES
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Breast and Bone Density: Impact of Colonic Environment
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If equol-producer phenotype can predict differences in cumulative estrogen exposure / metabolism, it may serve as an early marker of breast cancer risk. ..
  22. Hormone Status Postmenopause: Colonic Bacterial Effects
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of this study will provide novel data regarding the relationship of the equol-producer phenotype, a marker of colonic nticrofloral environment, to lifetime estrogen exposure. ..
  23. Human Gut Microflora Profiling for Population Studies
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Protection by Induction of Ubiquitin-Proteasome Systems
    Thomas Kensler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  25. Gene-Nutrient Interactions and Breast Cancer
    SUSAN STECK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Bladder Cancer Chemoprevention with Allyl Isothiocyanate
    Yuesheng Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  27. Dietary histone deactylase inhibitors in prostate cancer prevention
    Emily Ho; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Dietary histone deactylase inhibitors in prostate cancer prevention
    Emily Ho; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The working hypothesis is that high cruciferous vegetable intake will be associated with lower HDAC activity in peripheral blood and increase acetylated histone levels in prostate tissue of men at high risk for prostate cancer. ..
  29. Dietary histone deactylase inhibitors in prostate cancer prevention
    Emily Ho; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The working hypothesis is that high cruciferous vegetable intake will be associated with lower HDAC activity in peripheral blood and increase acetylated histone levels in prostate tissue of men at high risk for prostate cancer. ..