medicago

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. It is distinct from Sweet Clover (MELILOTUS), from Bush Clover (LESPEDEZA), and from Red Clover (TRIFOLIUM).

Top Publications

  1. pmc A novel family in Medicago truncatula consisting of more than 300 nodule-specific genes coding for small, secreted polypeptides with conserved cysteine motifs
    Peter Mergaert
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Avenue de la Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant Physiol 132:161-73. 2003
  2. ncbi The reticulate history of Medicago (Fabaceae)
    Iván J Maureira-Butler
    Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Syst Biol 57:466-82. 2008
  3. doi IPD3 controls the formation of nitrogen-fixing symbiosomes in pea and Medicago Spp
    Evgenia Ovchinnikova
    Department of Molecular Biology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 24:1333-44. 2011
  4. ncbi Characterization and comparison of intron structure and alternative splicing between Medicago truncatula, Populus trichocarpa, Arabidopsis and rice
    Jong Min Baek
    College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Genomics Facility, University of California, 117 Robbins hall, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 67:499-510. 2008
  5. pmc Endoreduplication mediated by the anaphase-promoting complex activator CCS52A is required for symbiotic cell differentiation in Medicago truncatula nodules
    Jose Maria Vinardell
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Propre de Recherche 2355, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant Cell 15:2093-105. 2003
  6. pmc A diffusible factor from arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi induces symbiosis-specific MtENOD11 expression in roots of Medicago truncatula
    Sonja Kosuta
    Equipe Mycologie Végétale, V7R 5546 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Université Toulouse III, Pole de Biotechnologie Vegetale, 24 Chemin de Borde Rouge, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Plant Physiol 131:952-62. 2003
  7. ncbi Recombination and selection shape the molecular diversity pattern of nitrogen-fixing Sinorhizobium sp. associated to Medicago
    Xavier Bailly
    Laboratoire des Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes, UMR 113 IRD Cirad Ensam UM2 USC INRA, Campus International de Baillarguet, 34398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Mol Ecol 15:2719-34. 2006
  8. ncbi Production of substances by Medicago truncatula that affect bacterial quorum sensing
    Mengsheng Gao
    Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, 2021 Coffey Rd, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 16:827-34. 2003
  9. ncbi The stress kinase gene MtSK1 in Medicago truncatula with particular reference to somatic embryogenesis
    Kim E Nolan
    Australian Research Council Centre for Integrative Legume Research and School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, 2308, Australia
    Plant Cell Rep 25:711-22. 2006
  10. pmc Pharmacological analysis of nod factor-induced calcium spiking in Medicago truncatula. Evidence for the requirement of type IIA calcium pumps and phosphoinositide signaling
    Eric M Engstrom
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Plant Physiol 128:1390-401. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Control of Symbiotic Gene Expression in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Sharon R Long; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Quorum Sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Juan Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Quorum Sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Juan Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Quorum Sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Juan Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. Quorum Sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Juan Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. Quorum Sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Juan Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
    Kendal Hirschi; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
    Kendal Hirschi; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
    Kendal Hirschi; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
    Kendal Hirschi; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications256 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc A novel family in Medicago truncatula consisting of more than 300 nodule-specific genes coding for small, secreted polypeptides with conserved cysteine motifs
    Peter Mergaert
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Avenue de la Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant Physiol 132:161-73. 2003
    Transcriptome analysis of Medicago truncatula nodules has led to the discovery of a gene family named NCR (nodule-specific cysteine rich) with more than 300 members...
  2. ncbi The reticulate history of Medicago (Fabaceae)
    Iván J Maureira-Butler
    Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Syst Biol 57:466-82. 2008
    The phylogenetic history of Medicago was examined for 60 accessions from 56 species using two nuclear genes (CNGC5 and beta-cop) and one mitochondrial region (rpS14-cob)...
  3. doi IPD3 controls the formation of nitrogen-fixing symbiosomes in pea and Medicago Spp
    Evgenia Ovchinnikova
    Department of Molecular Biology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 24:1333-44. 2011
    ..Two legume mutants that are most strongly impaired in their ability to form symbiosomes are sym1/TE7 in Medicago truncatula and sym33 in Pisum sativum...
  4. ncbi Characterization and comparison of intron structure and alternative splicing between Medicago truncatula, Populus trichocarpa, Arabidopsis and rice
    Jong Min Baek
    College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Genomics Facility, University of California, 117 Robbins hall, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 67:499-510. 2008
    ..yielded a set of alternatively spliced transcripts in four angiosperm genomes: three dicotyledon species Medicago truncatula (Medicago), Populus trichocarpa (poplar) and Arabidopsis thaliana (Arabidopsis), and the monocotyledon ..
  5. pmc Endoreduplication mediated by the anaphase-promoting complex activator CCS52A is required for symbiotic cell differentiation in Medicago truncatula nodules
    Jose Maria Vinardell
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Propre de Recherche 2355, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant Cell 15:2093-105. 2003
    In Medicago nodules, endoreduplication cycles and ploidy-dependent cell enlargement occur during the differentiation of bacteroid-containing nitrogen-fixing symbiotic cells...
  6. pmc A diffusible factor from arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi induces symbiosis-specific MtENOD11 expression in roots of Medicago truncatula
    Sonja Kosuta
    Equipe Mycologie Végétale, V7R 5546 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Université Toulouse III, Pole de Biotechnologie Vegetale, 24 Chemin de Borde Rouge, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Plant Physiol 131:952-62. 2003
    Using dual cultures of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi and Medicago truncatula separated by a physical barrier, we demonstrate that hyphae from germinating spores produce a diffusible factor that is perceived by roots in the absence of ..
  7. ncbi Recombination and selection shape the molecular diversity pattern of nitrogen-fixing Sinorhizobium sp. associated to Medicago
    Xavier Bailly
    Laboratoire des Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes, UMR 113 IRD Cirad Ensam UM2 USC INRA, Campus International de Baillarguet, 34398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Mol Ecol 15:2719-34. 2006
    ..These bacteria fix nitrogen in association with plants of the genus Medicago. A set of 116 isolates were obtained from a soil sample, from root nodules of three groups of plants representing ..
  8. ncbi Production of substances by Medicago truncatula that affect bacterial quorum sensing
    Mengsheng Gao
    Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, 2021 Coffey Rd, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 16:827-34. 2003
    ..The secretion of AHL QS mimic activities by germinating seeds and seedlings was found to change substantially with developmental age. The secretion of some mimic activities may be dependent upon prior exposure of the plants to bacteria...
  9. ncbi The stress kinase gene MtSK1 in Medicago truncatula with particular reference to somatic embryogenesis
    Kim E Nolan
    Australian Research Council Centre for Integrative Legume Research and School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, 2308, Australia
    Plant Cell Rep 25:711-22. 2006
    b>Medicago truncatula, a model for legume genomics, can be regenerated by somatic embryogensis by the use of a suitable genotype and an auxin plus cytokinin...
  10. pmc Pharmacological analysis of nod factor-induced calcium spiking in Medicago truncatula. Evidence for the requirement of type IIA calcium pumps and phosphoinositide signaling
    Eric M Engstrom
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Plant Physiol 128:1390-401. 2002
    ..The purpose of this screening was 2-fold: to implicate enzymes required for Nod factor-induced calcium spiking in Medicago sp...
  11. pmc Multilocus sequence typing as an approach for population analysis of Medicago-nodulating rhizobia
    Peter van Berkum
    Soybean Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, HH 4, Bldg 010, BARC West, USDA, ARS, 10300 Baltimore Blvd, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Bacteriol 188:5570-7. 2006
    ..method to characterize bacterial genomes, was used to examine the genetic structure in a large collection of Medicago-nodulating rhizobial strains...
  12. pmc The Medicago FLOWERING LOCUS T homolog, MtFTa1, is a key regulator of flowering time
    Rebecca E Laurie
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Plant Physiol 156:2207-24. 2011
    ..In this study, we characterized five FT-like genes from the model legume, Medicago (Medicago truncatula)...
  13. ncbi A plasma membrane zinc transporter from Medicago truncatula is up-regulated in roots by Zn fertilization, yet down-regulated by arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization
    Stephen H Burleigh
    Plant Research Department, Riø National Laboratory, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark
    Plant Mol Biol 52:1077-88. 2003
    Here we present a Zn transporter cDNA named MtZIP2 from the model legume Medicago truncatula...
  14. doi Host and nonhost resistance in Medicago-Colletotrichum interactions
    Valérie Jaulneau
    Universite de Toulouse, UPS, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 23:1107-17. 2010
    b>Medicago truncatula lines resistant (A17) or susceptible (F83005.5) to the alfalfa pathogen Colletotrichum trifolii were used to compare defense reactions induced upon inoculation with C. trifolii or with the nonadapted pathogens C...
  15. pmc Syringyl lignin biosynthesis is directly regulated by a secondary cell wall master switch
    Qiao Zhao
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:14496-501. 2010
    ..Deletion of NST1 expression in Medicago truncatula leads to a loss of S lignin associated with a more than 25-fold reduction of F5H expression but only ..
  16. pmc Nodule initiation involves the creation of a new symplasmic field in specific root cells of medicago species
    Arnaud Complainville
    Institut des Sciences du Végétal Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant Cell 15:2778-91. 2003
    ..Here, we explore cell-to-cell communication processes that occur during nodule initiation in Medicago species and their functional relevance using a combination of fluorescent tracers, electron microscopy, and ..
  17. pmc Differentiation of symbiotic cells and endosymbionts in Medicago truncatula nodulation are coupled to two transcriptome-switches
    Nicolas Maunoury
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Propre de Recherche 2355, Gif sur Yvette, France
    PLoS ONE 5:e9519. 2010
    The legume plant Medicago truncatula establishes a symbiosis with the nitrogen-fixing bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti which takes place in root nodules...
  18. pmc An analysis of synteny of Arachis with Lotus and Medicago sheds new light on the structure, stability and evolution of legume genomes
    David J Bertioli
    Department of Genomic Sciences and Biotechnology, Catholic University of Brasilia, SGAN 916, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    BMC Genomics 10:45. 2009
    ..The Galegoids are mostly temperate and include clover, fava bean and the model legumes Lotus and Medicago (both with substantially sequenced genomes)...
  19. ncbi Identification and characterization of several new members of the ZIP family of metal ion transporters in Medicago truncatula
    Ana Flor López-Millán
    Department of Pediatrics, USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 54:583-96. 2004
    ..metal transport in plants, we have identified cDNAs for six new metal transporters in the model legume Medicago truncatula...
  20. ncbi Medicago species affect the community composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with roots
    B Pivato
    INRA, Universite de Bourgogne, UMR1229 Microbiologie du Sol et de l Environnement, CMSE, 17 rue Sully, BP 86510, F 21065 Dijon Cedex, France
    New Phytol 176:197-210. 2007
    ..LSU rDNA) and quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) were combined to assess the impact of four annual Medicago species (Medicago laciniata, Medicago murex, Medicago polymorpha and Medicago truncatula) on the genetic ..
  21. pmc Nod factor elicits two separable calcium responses in Medicago truncatula root hair cells
    Sidney L Shaw
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Plant Physiol 131:976-84. 2003
    ..Here, we characterize early calcium responses of wild-type and mutant Medicago truncatula plants to nodulation factors produced by the bacterial symbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti using a dual-..
  22. ncbi Multiple copies of rosR and pssA genes enhance exopolysaccharide production, symbiotic competitiveness and clover nodulation in Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii
    Monika Janczarek
    Department of Genetics and Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of M Curie Skłodowska, Akademicka 19, 20 033 Lublin, Poland
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 96:471-86. 2009
    ..Overall, experimental evidence is provided that increased amount of EPS beneficially affects R. leguminosarum bv. trifolii competitiveness and symbiosis with clover...
  23. pmc Identification of a chemically induced point mutation mediating herbicide tolerance in annual medics (Medicago spp.)
    Klaus H Oldach
    South Australian Research and Development Institute, Waite Campus, Urrbrae, SA 5064, Australia
    Ann Bot 101:997-1005. 2008
    ..A strand medic cultivar, Medicago littoralis 'Angel', has been developed via chemical mutagenesis with tolerance to SU soil residues...
  24. pmc Horizontal gene transfer and homologous recombination drive the evolution of the nitrogen-fixing symbionts of Medicago species
    Xavier Bailly
    Laboratoire des Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes, UMR 113 IRD Cirad Ensam UM2 USC INRA, Campus de Baillarguet, 34398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    J Bacteriol 189:5223-36. 2007
    Using nitrogen-fixing Sinorhizobium species that interact with Medicago plants as a model system, we aimed at clarifying how sex has shaped the diversity of bacteria associated with the genus Medicago on the interspecific and ..
  25. pmc Plant-activated bacterial receptor adenylate cyclases modulate epidermal infection in the Sinorhizobium meliloti-Medicago symbiosis
    Chang Fu Tian
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Microorganismes, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 441, F 31326 Castanet Tolosan, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:6751-6. 2012
    ..Here we identify in Sinorhizobium meliloti, the Medicago symbiont, a cAMP-signaling regulatory cascade consisting of three receptor-like adenylate cyclases, a Crp-like ..
  26. doi Temporal profiling of the heat-stable proteome during late maturation of Medicago truncatula seeds identifies a restricted subset of late embryogenesis abundant proteins associated with longevity
    Emilie Chatelain
    Universite d Angers, Angers, France
    Plant Cell Environ 35:1440-55. 2012
    ..this, a reference map of LEA proteins was established by proteomics on a hydrophilic protein fraction from mature Medicago truncatula seeds and identified 35 polypeptides encoded by 16 LEA genes...
  27. doi Arabinogalactan proteins contribute to the immunostimulatory properties of New Zealand honeys
    Swapna Gannabathula
    The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand
    Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 34:598-607. 2012
    ..Factors in honey that improve wound healing are poorly understood, but are thought to include lipopolysaccharide (LPS), apalbumin-1 and -2, and a 5.8 kDa component that stimulate cytokine release from macrophages...
  28. ncbi Response of nitrogen fixation in relation to nodule carbohydrate metabolism in Medicago ciliaris lines subjected to salt stress
    Imène Ben Salah
    Laboratoire d Adaptation des Plantes aux Stress Abiotiques, CBBC, Hammam Lif, Tunisia
    J Plant Physiol 166:477-88. 2009
    ..nodules and other sink organs and the potential of sucrose breakdown by nodules, was investigated in two lines of Medicago ciliaris. Under salt stress conditions, the two lines showed a decrease of total biomass production, but TNC 1...
  29. ncbi From pollen tubes to infection threads: recruitment of Medicago floral pectic genes for symbiosis
    Ignacio D Rodriguez-Llorente
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Sevilla, 41012 Sevilla, Spain
    Plant J 39:587-98. 2004
    ..We have studied the presence and the expression of two pectic gene families in Medicago, polygalacturonases (PGs) and pectin methyl esterases (PMEs) during the early steps of the Sinorhizobium meliloti-..
  30. ncbi Medicago-Sinorhizobium symbiotic specificity evolution and the geographic expansion of Medicago
    G Bena
    Laboratoire des Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes, Campus de Baillarguet, Montpellier, France
    J Evol Biol 18:1547-58. 2005
    The legume genus Medicago interacts with soil bacteria commonly referred to as rhizobia, in a nitrogen fixing symbiosis...
  31. ncbi Glycine-rich proteins encoded by a nodule-specific gene family are implicated in different stages of symbiotic nodule development in Medicago spp
    Zoltan Kevei
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, CNRS UPR 2355, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 15:922-31. 2002
    ..genes encoding small proteins with significantly high glycine content have been identified from root nodules of Medicago sativa...
  32. ncbi Metabolic profiling of saponins in Medicago sativa and Medicago truncatula using HPLC coupled to an electrospray ion-trap mass spectrometer
    David V Huhman
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Phytochemistry 59:347-60. 2002
    Triterpene saponins isolated from Medicago sativa (alfalfa) and Medicago truncatula roots were separated, profiled and identified using an optimized, reversed-phase HPLC with on-line photodiode array detection and electrospray ionization ..
  33. ncbi Triterpene saponins from barrel medic (Medicago truncatula) aerial parts
    Ireneusz Kapusta
    Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, ul Czartoryskich 8, 24 100 Pulawy, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 53:2164-70. 2005
    Triterpene saponins from Medicago truncatula aerial parts have been separated and their structures determined by the extensive use of 1D- and 2D-NMR experiments including 1H-1H (DQF-COSY, 1D-TOCSY) and 1H-13C (HSQC, HMBC) spectroscopy ..
  34. ncbi Proteome analysis and identification of symbiosis-related proteins from Medicago truncatula Gaertn. by two-dimensional electrophoresis and mass spectrometry
    Gwénaëlle Bestel-Corre
    UMR INRA Université de Bourgogne Biochimie, Biologie Cellulaire et Ecologie des Interactions Plantes Microorganismes, CMSE INRA, Dijon, France
    Electrophoresis 23:122-37. 2002
    ..root protein profiles was studied by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and silver staining in the model plant Medicago truncatula, inoculated either with the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus mosseae or with the nitrogen fixing ..
  35. ncbi The endosymbiosis-induced genes ENOD40 and CCS52a are involved in endoparasitic-nematode interactions in Medicago truncatula
    Bruno Favery
    Unité Interactions Plantes Microorganismes et Santé Végétale, INRA, 123, Antibes, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 15:1008-13. 2002
    ..whether beneficial plant symbionts and biotrophic pathogens induce distinct or overlapping regulatory pathways in Medicago truncatula...
  36. doi SRAP polymorphisms associated with superior freezing tolerance in alfalfa (Medicago sativa spp. sativa)
    Yves Castonguay
    Crops and Soils Research and Development Center, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, 2560 Hochelaga Blvd, Quebec, QC, G1V 2J3, Canada
    Theor Appl Genet 120:1611-9. 2010
    ..Homology search gave matches with BAC clones from syntenic Medicago truncatula for the four SRAP fragments...
  37. ncbi Monolignol biosynthesis in microsomal preparations from lignifying stems of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    Dianjing Guo
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401, USA
    Phytochemistry 61:657-67. 2002
    Microsomal preparations from lignifying stems of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L...
  38. pmc Identification and characterization of nodulation-signaling pathway 2, a gene of Medicago truncatula involved in Nod actor signaling
    Giles E D Oldroyd
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5020, USA
    Plant Physiol 131:1027-32. 2003
    ..Here, we describe the identification of a new locus, nodulation-signaling pathway 2 (NSP2), of Medicago truncatula that is involved in Nod factor signaling...
  39. ncbi Medicago truncatula DMI1 required for bacterial and fungal symbioses in legumes
    Jean Michel Ané
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 303:1364-7. 2004
    ..Here, we describe the cloning and characterization of one such gene from the legume Medicago truncatula...
  40. ncbi The first gene-based map of Lupinus angustifolius L.-location of domestication genes and conserved synteny with Medicago truncatula
    Matthew N Nelson
    School of Plant Biology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Theor Appl Genet 113:225-38. 2006
    ..map of Lupinus angustifolius (narrow-leafed lupin) and its comparison to the partially sequenced genome of Medicago truncatula...
  41. pmc Enod40, a short open reading frame-containing mRNA, induces cytoplasmic localization of a nuclear RNA binding protein in Medicago truncatula
    Anna Campalans
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant Cell 16:1047-59. 2004
    ..A novel RNA binding protein interacting with the enod40 RNA, MtRBP1 (for Medicago truncatula RNA Binding Protein 1), was identified using a yeast three-hybrid screening...
  42. ncbi Molecular cloning and characterization of triterpene synthases from Medicago truncatula and Lotus japonicus
    Inaki Iturbe-Ormaetxe
    Sainsbury Laboratory, John Innes Centre, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UH, U K
    Plant Mol Biol 51:731-43. 2003
    ..Here we report the cloning and characterization of a total of three triterpene synthases from the legume species Medicago truncatula and Lotus japonicus. These include a beta-amyrin synthase from M...
  43. pmc Control of compound leaf development by FLORICAULA/LEAFY ortholog SINGLE LEAFLET1 in Medicago truncatula
    Hongliang Wang
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401, USA
    Plant Physiol 146:1759-72. 2008
    ..processes and characterized a leaf development mutant, single leaflet1 (sgl1), from the model legume Medicago truncatula...
  44. doi Multilocus sequence analysis of root nodule isolates from Lotus arabicus (Senegal), Lotus creticus, Argyrolobium uniflorum and Medicago sativa (Tunisia) and description of Ensifer numidicus sp. nov. and Ensifer garamanticus sp. nov
    C Merabet
    Laboratoire de Rhizobiologie, Université d Oran, Es Senia, Algeria
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:664-74. 2010
    Nine isolates from Argyrolobium uniflorum, Lotus creticus , Medicago sativa (Tunisia) and Lotus arabicus (Senegal) were analysed by multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA) of five housekeeping genes (recA, atpD, glnA, gltA and thrC), the 16S ..
  45. pmc Aging in legume symbiosis. A molecular view on nodule senescence in Medicago truncatula
    Willem Van de Velde
    Department of Plant Systems Biology, Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology, Ghent University, B 9052 Gent, Belgium
    Plant Physiol 141:711-20. 2006
    ..We present a comprehensive transcriptomics study to understand the onset of nodule senescence in the legume Medicago truncatula...
  46. ncbi The Nod factor-elicited annexin MtAnn1 is preferentially localised at the nuclear periphery in symbiotically activated root tissues of Medicago truncatula
    Fernanda De Carvalho-Niebel
    Laboratoire de Biologie Moleculaire des relations Plantes Microorganismes, INRA CNRS UMR 215, BP 27, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Plant J 32:343-52. 2002
    The Medicago truncatula MtAnn1 gene, encoding a putative annexin, is transcriptionally activated in root tissues in response to rhizobial Nod factors...
  47. ncbi Novel roles for GIGANTEA revealed under environmental conditions that modify its expression in Arabidopsis and Medicago truncatula
    Judith Paltiel
    The Robert H Smith Institute for Plant Sciences and Genetics, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University, P O Box 12, Rehovot, 76100, Israel
    Planta 224:1255-68. 2006
    ..a strong response of GI expression to changes in temperature and light, in both Arabidopsis and the model legume Medicago truncatula. Extreme temperatures resulted in increased GI trough levels...
  48. ncbi Regiospecific hydroxylation of isoflavones by cytochrome p450 81E enzymes from Medicago truncatula
    Chang Jun Liu
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant J 36:471-84. 2003
    Mining of Medicago truncatula EST databases and screening of a root cDNA library led to the identification of three cytochrome p450 81E subfamily members. Two were functionally characterized by expression in yeast...
  49. ncbi The Medicago CDKC;1-CYCLINT;1 kinase complex phosphorylates the carboxy-terminal domain of RNA polymerase II and promotes transcription
    Katalin Fulop
    Institute of Plant Biology, Biological Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, H 6701 Szeged, Hungary
    Plant J 42:810-20. 2005
    ..Here we demonstrate that a Medicago CYCLINT (CYCT) protein is a specific interactor of Ms;CDKC;1 and the interaction between these two proteins gives ..
  50. ncbi Respective roles of the glutamine synthetase/glutamate synthase cycle and glutamate dehydrogenase in ammonium and amino acid metabolism during germination and post-germinative growth in the model legume Medicago truncatula
    Gaëlle Glévarec
    UMR INRA 1191, Physiologie Moléculaire des Semences, University of Angers, 2 Bd Lavoisier, 49045 Angers cedex 01, France
    Planta 219:286-97. 2004
    ..GDH) in ammonium and amino acid metabolism during germination and post-germinative growth in the model legume Medicago truncatula Gaertn...
  51. ncbi The NFP locus of Medicago truncatula controls an early step of Nod factor signal transduction upstream of a rapid calcium flux and root hair deformation
    Besma Ben Amor
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Microorganismes, INRA CNRS, BP 27, 31326 Castanet Tolosan, France
    Plant J 34:495-506. 2003
    ..Using nodulation-defective (Nod-) mutants of Medicago truncatula to study the mechanisms controlling Nod factor perception and signalling, we have previously ..
  52. pmc Genome-wide identification of nodule-specific transcripts in the model legume Medicago truncatula
    Maria Fedorova
    Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, 1991 Upper Bedford Circle, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Plant Physiol 130:519-37. 2002
    The Medicago truncatula expressed sequence tag (EST) database (Gene Index) contains over 140,000 sequences from 30 cDNA libraries...
  53. pmc Molecular and biochemical analysis of two cDNA clones encoding dihydroflavonol-4-reductase from Medicago truncatula
    De Yu Xie
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402, USA
    Plant Physiol 134:979-94. 2004
    ..Two DFR cDNA clones (MtDFR1 and MtDFR2) were isolated from the model legume Medicago truncatula cv Jemalong...
  54. pmc MtDB: a database for personalized data mining of the model legume Medicago truncatula transcriptome
    Anne Francoise J Lamblin
    Center for Computational Genomics and Bioinformatics, University of Minnesota, MMC43, 420 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 31:196-201. 2003
    ..and gene functions that underlie key aspects of legume biology, researchers have selected the cool season legume Medicago truncatula (Mt) as a model system for legume research...
  55. pmc Kinetics and strain specificity of rhizosphere and endophytic colonization by enteric bacteria on seedlings of Medicago sativa and Medicago truncatula
    Yuemei Dong
    Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1575 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:1783-90. 2003
    ..Several aspects of the biology of the interaction between these bacteria and alfalfa (Medicago sativa) seedlings are addressed here...
  56. pmc Exploring root symbiotic programs in the model legume Medicago truncatula using EST analysis
    Etienne Pascal Journet
    Laboratoire de Biologie Moleculaire des relations Plantes Microorganismes, CNRS INRA, Laboratoire de Biométrie et Intelligence Artificielle, INRA, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Nucleic Acids Res 30:5579-92. 2002
    ..sequencing and analysis program aimed at characterizing the sets of genes expressed in roots of the model legume Medicago truncatula during interactions with either of two microsymbionts, the nitrogen-fixing bacterium Sinorhizobium ..
  57. pmc A phosphate transporter from Medicago truncatula involved in the acquisition of phosphate released by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
    Maria J Harrison
    The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant Cell 14:2413-29. 2002
    ..In Medicago truncatula, a model legume used widely for studies of root symbioses, it is apparent that the phosphate ..
  58. pmc Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi elicit a novel intracellular apparatus in Medicago truncatula root epidermal cells before infection
    Andrea Genre
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Turin and Istituto per la Protezione delle Piante Consiglio Nazionale delle Richerche, Italy
    Plant Cell 17:3489-99. 2005
    ..evaluate the role played by the host plant during AM infection, we have studied in vivo cellular dynamics within Medicago truncatula root epidermal cells using green fluorescent protein labeling of both the plant cytoskeleton and the ..
  59. ncbi RNA interference in Agrobacterium rhizogenes-transformed roots of Arabidopsis and Medicago truncatula
    Erik Limpens
    Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Wageningen University, Dreijenlaan 3, 6703HA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Exp Bot 55:983-92. 2004
    ..to examine the extent of systemic spread of the silencing signal in the composite plants of both Arabidopsis and Medicago truncatula...
  60. ncbi Expression profiling of up-regulated plant and fungal genes in early and late stages of Medicago truncatula-Glomus mosseae interactions
    L Brechenmacher
    UMR 1088 INRA Université de Bourgogne CNRS 2625 Plante Microbe Environnement, INRA CMSE, BP 86510, 21065, Dijon Cedex, France
    Mycorrhiza 14:253-62. 2004
    ..identified 12 plant genes and six fungal genes that are expressed in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis between Medicago truncatula and Glomus mosseae...
  61. ncbi Patterns of variability and gene flow in Medicago citrina, an endangered endemic of islands in the western Mediterranean, as revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP)
    A Juan
    Instituto Universitario de Investigación Centro Iberoamericano de la Biodiversidad, Universidad de Alicante, PO Box 99, E 03080, Spain
    Mol Ecol 13:2679-90. 2004
    b>Medicago citrina is an endangered western Mediterranean endemic that grows only on small islets of the Balearic archipelago and off the eastern Spanish coast...
  62. pmc A nonsymbiotic root hair tip growth phenotype in NORK-mutated legumes: implications for nodulation factor-induced signaling and formation of a multifaceted root hair pocket for bacteria
    John J Esseling
    Laboratory of Plant Cell Biology, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell 16:933-44. 2004
    The Medicago truncatula Does not Make Infections (DMI2) mutant is mutated in the nodulation receptor-like kinase, NORK...
  63. ncbi Nitrogen-fixing sinorhizobia with Medicago laciniata constitute a novel biovar (bv. medicaginis) of S. meliloti
    Maria Del Carmen Villegas
    Laboratoire des Symbioses Tropicales et Méditerranéennes Cirad Ensa M Ird UmII, TA10 J, Campus International de Baillarguet, 34 398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Syst Appl Microbiol 29:526-38. 2006
    Sixty-eight new rhizobial isolates were obtained from root-nodules of Medicago laciniata and from Mediterranean soils in Tunisia and France...
  64. ncbi Regulation of pssA and pssB gene expression in Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii in response to environmental factors
    Monika Janczarek
    Department of General Microbiology, M Curie Skłodowska University, Akademicka 19 st, 20 033 Lublin, Poland
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 85:217-27. 2004
    ..The pssB-gusA fusion was expressed mainly in the infection zone and interzone of the nodule and the pattern of expression was dependent on the plant phosphate availability...
  65. ncbi Lepidopteran herbivory and oral factors induce transcripts encoding novel terpene synthases in Medicago truncatula
    Susana K Gomez
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 72701, USA
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 58:114-27. 2005
    ..Sequences predicted to encode terpene synthases were selected from an expressed sequence tag (EST) database of Medicago truncatula. Four putative terpene synthase clones (MtTps1-MtTps4), originating from a chewing insect-damaged M...
  66. ncbi The Medicago truncatula sucrose synthase gene MtSucS1 is activated both in the infected region of root nodules and in the cortex of roots colonized by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
    Natalija Hohnjec
    Lehrstuhl fur Genetik, Fakultat fur Biologie, Universitat Bielefeld, Postfach 100131, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 16:903-15. 2003
    The MtSucS1 gene encodes a sucrose synthase (EC 2.4.1.13) in the model legume Medicago truncatula. To determine the expression pattern of this gene in different organs and in particular during root endosymbioses, we transformed M...
  67. ncbi Comparative physical mapping reveals features of microsynteny between Glycine max, Medicago truncatula, and Arabidopsis thaliana
    H H Yan
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Genome 47:141-55. 2004
    To gain insight into genomic relationships between soybean (Glycine max) and Medicago truncatula, eight groups of bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) contigs, together spanning 2.60 million base pairs (Mb) in G. max and 1.56 Mb in M...
  68. ncbi Ion allocation in two different salt-tolerant Mediterranean Medicago species
    John V Sibole
    Department of Biology, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Cra Valldemossa Km 7, 5, 07071 Palma de Mallorca, Balears, Spain
    J Plant Physiol 160:1361-5. 2003
    The relationship between Na+, major cation concentrations and salt tolerance under long-term saline conditions of Medicago arborea and Medicago citrina was studied...
  69. pmc Plant and bacterial symbiotic mutants define three transcriptionally distinct stages in the development of the Medicago truncatula/Sinorhizobium meliloti symbiosis
    Raka Mustaphi Mitra
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Plant Physiol 134:595-604. 2004
    In the Medicago truncatula/Sinorhizobium meliloti symbiosis, the plant undergoes a series of developmental changes simultaneously, creating a root nodule and allowing bacterial entry and differentiation...
  70. ncbi Construction and validation of cDNA-based Mt6k-RIT macro- and microarrays to explore root endosymbioses in the model legume Medicago truncatula
    Helge Küster
    Lehrstuhl fur Genetik, Fakultat fur Biologie, Universitat Bielefeld, Postfach 100131, Bielefeld D 33501, Germany
    J Biotechnol 108:95-113. 2004
    ..construct macro- and microarray tools suitable for expression profiling in root endosymbioses of the model legume Medicago truncatula, we PCR-amplified a total of 6048 cDNA probes representing genes expressed in uninfected roots, ..
  71. ncbi Sinorhizobium meliloti-induced chitinase gene expression in Medicago truncatula ecotype R108-1: a comparison between symbiosis-specific class V and defence-related class IV chitinases
    Peter Salzer
    Botanisches Institut der Universität Basel, Hebelstrasse 1, 4056, Switzerland
    Planta 219:626-38. 2004
    The Medicago truncatula (Gaertn.) ecotypes Jemalong A17 and R108-1 differ in Sinorhizobium meliloti-induced chitinase gene expression...
  72. ncbi Significant microsynteny with new evolutionary highlights is detected between Arabidopsis and legume model plants despite the lack of macrosynteny
    Zoltan Kevei
    Institute of Genetics, Biological Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, P O Box 521, 6701, Szeged, Hungary
    Mol Genet Genomics 274:644-57. 2005
    ..The comparison of the map position of 172 gene-based Medicago sativa markers to the organization of homologous A...
  73. pmc A sequence-based genetic map of Medicago truncatula and comparison of marker colinearity with M. sativa
    Hong Kyu Choi
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Genetics 166:1463-502. 2004
    A core genetic map of the legume Medicago truncatula has been established by analyzing the segregation of 288 sequence-characterized genetic markers in an F(2) population composed of 93 individuals...
  74. ncbi Insertional mutagenesis: a Swiss Army knife for functional genomics of Medicago truncatula
    Million Tadege
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 10:229-35. 2005
    ..Over the past decade, Medicago truncatula has been selected as a model plant in which to study biological processes that are unique and ..
  75. ncbi Cytological, genetic, and molecular analysis to characterize compatible and incompatible interactions between Medicago truncatula and Colletotrichum trifolii
    Carine Torregrosa
    UMR 5546 CNRS UPS, Pô1e de Biotechnologie Végétale, 24 Chemin de Borde Rouge, BP17 Auzeville, 31326 Castanet Tolosan, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 17:909-20. 2004
    In this study, a new pathosystem was established using the model plant Medicago truncatula and Colletotrichum trifolii, the causal agent of anthracnose on Medicago sativa. Screening of a few M...
  76. ncbi Medicago truncatula EST-SSRs reveal cross-species genetic markers for Medicago spp
    I Eujayl
    The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 108:414-22. 2004
    ..From over 147,000 ESTs of Medicago truncatula, we have identified 4,384 ESTs containing perfect simple sequence repeats (EST-SSR) of di-, tri-, ..
  77. pmc Proteomics of Medicago truncatula seed development establishes the time frame of diverse metabolic processes related to reserve accumulation
    Karine Gallardo
    Unité de Génétique et Ecophysiologie des Légumineuses, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique Dijon, Domaine d Epoisses, 21110 Bretenières, France
    Plant Physiol 133:664-82. 2003
    We utilized a proteomic approach to investigate seed development in Medicago truncatula, cv Jemalong, line J5 at specific stages of seed filling corresponding to the acquisition of germination capacity and protein deposition...
  78. pmc The transcription factor MtSERF1 of the ERF subfamily identified by transcriptional profiling is required for somatic embryogenesis induced by auxin plus cytokinin in Medicago truncatula
    Feky R Mantiri
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Plant Physiol 146:1622-36. 2008
    Transcriptional profiling of embryogenic callus produced from Medicago truncatula mesophyll protoplasts indicated up-regulation of ethylene biosynthesis and ethylene response genes...
  79. pmc Syntenic relationships between Medicago truncatula and Arabidopsis reveal extensive divergence of genome organization
    Hongyan Zhu
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Plant Physiol 131:1018-26. 2003
    Arabidopsis and Medicago truncatula represent sister clades within the dicot subclass Rosidae...
  80. pmc Dual genetic pathways controlling nodule number in Medicago truncatula
    R Varma Penmetsa
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Plant Physiol 131:998-1008. 2003
    We report the isolation and characterization of a new Medicago truncatula hyper-nodulation mutant, designated sunn (super numeric nodules)...
  81. ncbi Identification and cloning of the bacterial nodulation specificity gene in the Sinorhizobium meliloti--Medicago laciniata symbiosis
    L R Barran
    Soils and Crops Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, 2560 Hochelaga Blvd, Sainte Foy, QC G1V 2J3, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 48:765-71. 2002
    b>Medicago laciniata (cut-leaf medic) is an annual medic that is highly nodulation specific, nodulating only with a restricted range of Sinorhizobium meliloti. e.g...
  82. ncbi Efficient transformation of Medicago truncatula cv. Jemalong using the hypervirulent Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain AGL1
    M Chabaud
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Microorganismes, INRA CNRS, UMR215, BP 27, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Plant Cell Rep 22:46-51. 2003
    The efficiency of Agrobacterium tumefaciens transformation of the model legume Medicago truncatula cv. Jemalong (genotype 2HA) was evaluated for strains LBA 4404, C58pMP90, C58pGV2260 and AGL1...
  83. ncbi Analytical and biological variances associated with proteomic studies of Medicago truncatula by two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis
    Victor S Asirvatham
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73402, USA
    Proteomics 2:960-8. 2002
    ..are being used as proteomic tools in an integrated functional genomics program focused on the model legume Medicago truncatula...
  84. ncbi Microsynteny between pea and Medicago truncatula in the SYM2 region
    Gustavo Gualtieri
    Molecular Biology, Wageningen University, Netherlands
    Plant Mol Biol 50:225-35. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if the model legume Medicago truncatula, which is a close relative of pea, could be used as a reference genome to facilitate the cloning of ..
  85. pmc Adaptive evolution of the symbiotic gene NORK is not correlated with shifts of rhizobial specificity in the genus Medicago
    Stéphane De Mita
    UMR 1097 Diversité et Adaptation des Plantes Cultivées INRA Montpellier, France
    BMC Evol Biol 7:210. 2007
    ..The Medicago genus, where changes in rhizobial associations have been previously examined, is a good model to test whether the ..
  86. ncbi Phylogeny and genomic organization of the TIR and non-tIR NBS-LRR resistance gene family in Medicago truncatula
    Hongyan Zhu
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 15:529-39. 2002
    ..Moreover, sequences from species within the closely related Trifoleae and Viceae tribes (e.g., Medicago and Pisum spp.) tended to be cophyletic and distinct from sequences of Phaseoleae species (e.g...
  87. pmc The molecular genetic linkage map of the model legume Medicago truncatula: an essential tool for comparative legume genomics and the isolation of agronomically important genes
    Philippe Thoquet
    Laboratoire de Biologie Moleculaire des relations Plantes Microorganismes, CNRS INRA, BP27, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    BMC Plant Biol 2:1. 2002
    The legume Medicago truncatula has emerged as a model plant for the molecular and genetic dissection of various plant processes involved in rhizobial, mycorrhizal and pathogenic plant-microbe interactions...
  88. pmc Medicago truncatula plants overexpressing the early nodulin gene enod40 exhibit accelerated mycorrhizal colonization and enhanced formation of arbuscules
    C Staehelin
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, UPR2355 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:15366-71. 2001
    ..b>Medicago truncatula plants overexpressing enod40 exhibited stimulated mycorrhizal colonization in comparison with control ..
  89. ncbi Microtubule organization in root cells of Medicago truncatula during development of an arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis with Glomus versiforme
    E B Blancaflor
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Protoplasma 217:154-65. 2001
    ..mycorrhizal symbiosis, we examined the three-dimensional arrangement of microtubules in roots of the model legume Medicago truncatula colonized by the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus versiforme by indirect immunofluorescence and ..
  90. ncbi Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) flavonoids. 2. Tricin and chrysoeriol glycosides from aerial parts
    A Stochmal
    Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, ul Czartoryskich 8, 24 100 Pulawy, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 49:5310-4. 2001
    ..Two previously identified alfalfa flavones, 7-O-beta-D-glucuronopyranosidetricin and 7-O-[beta-D-glucuronopyranosyl(1-->2)-O-beta-D-glucuronopyranoside]tricin, were also isolated...
  91. pmc Mapping the proteome of barrel medic (Medicago truncatula)
    Bonnie S Watson
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, PO Box 2180, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402, USA
    Plant Physiol 131:1104-23. 2003
    A survey of six organ-/tissue-specific proteomes of the model legume barrel medic (Medicago truncatula) was performed...
  92. pmc Expression of the apyrase-like APY1 genes in roots of Medicago truncatula is induced rapidly and transiently by stress and not by Sinorhizobium meliloti or Nod factors
    María Teresa Navarro-Gochicoa
    Laboratoire de Biologie Moleculaire des relations Plantes Microorganismes, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Boite Postale 27, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Plant Physiol 131:1124-36. 2003
    The model legume Medicago truncatula contains at least six apyrase-like genes, five of which (MtAPY1;1, MtAPY1;2, MtAPY1;3, MtAPY1;4, and MtAPY1;5) are members of a legume-specific family, whereas a single gene (MtAPY2) has closer ..
  93. ncbi Estimates of conserved microsynteny among the genomes of Glycine max, Medicago truncatula and Arabidopsis thaliana
    H H Yan
    Department of Plant Pathology, 495 Borlaug Hall, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, University of Minnesota, St Paul 55108, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 106:1256-65. 2003
    ..To estimate the level of microsynteny between Medicago truncatula (Mt) and Glycine max (soybean), and also among homoeologous segments of soybean, we used a ..
  94. pmc Expression of the plastid-located glutamine synthetase of Medicago truncatula. Accumulation of the precursor in root nodules reveals an in vivo control at the level of protein import into plastids
    Paula M Melo
    Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Rua do Campo Alegre, 823, 4150 180 Porto, Portugal
    Plant Physiol 132:390-9. 2003
    In this paper, we report the cloning and characterization of the plastid-located glutamine synthetase (GS) of Medicago truncatula Gaertn (MtGS2)...
  95. ncbi Efficient transposition of the Tnt1 tobacco retrotransposon in the model legume Medicago truncatula
    Isabelle d'Erfurth
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, CNRS, Avenue de la Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Plant J 34:95-106. 2003
    ..Here, we report its transposition in the R108 line of Medicago truncatula during the early steps of the in vitro transformation-regeneration process...
  96. ncbi An integrated physical, genetic and cytogenetic map around the sunn locus of Medicago truncatula
    E Schnabel
    Department of Genetic and Biochemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, SC USA
    Genome 46:665-72. 2003
    The sunn mutation of Medicago truncatula is a single-gene mutation that confers a novel supernodulation phenotype in response to inoculation with Sinorhizobium meliloti...
  97. ncbi A genomics approach to the early stages of triterpene saponin biosynthesis in Medicago truncatula
    Hideyuki Suzuki
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant J 32:1033-48. 2002
    The saponins of the model legume Medicago truncatula are glycosides of at least five different triterpene aglycones: soyasapogenol B, soyasapogenol E, medicagenic acid, hederagenin and bayogenin...
  98. ncbi Transgenic Medicago truncatula plants that accumulate proline display nitrogen-fixing activity with enhanced tolerance to osmotic stress
    D Verdoy
    Department of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Instituto de Recursos Naturales, Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales, CSIC, Serrano 115 bis, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Plant Cell Environ 29:1913-23. 2006
    ..Here, we transformed the model legume Medicago truncatula with the P5CS gene from Vigna aconitifolia, and nodule activity was evaluated under osmotic stress in ..
  99. ncbi Root meristems in Medicago truncatula tissue culture arise from vascular-derived procambial-like cells in a process regulated by ethylene
    Ray J Rose
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Exp Bot 57:2227-35. 2006
    Leaf explants of Medicago truncatula were used to investigate the origins of auxin-induced root formation...
  100. pmc Auxin up-regulates MtSERK1 expression in both Medicago truncatula root-forming and embryogenic cultures
    Kim E Nolan
    University of Newcastle and Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research, School of Environmental and Life Sciences University, Dr Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Plant Physiol 133:218-30. 2003
    We have cloned a SOMATIC EMBRYOGENESIS RECEPTOR KINASE (SERK) gene from Medicago truncatula (MtSERK1) and examined its expression in culture using real time PCR...
  101. pmc Annual Medicago: from a model crop challenged by a spectrum of necrotrophic pathogens to a model plant to explore the nature of disease resistance
    B Tivoli
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Recherche de Rennes, UMR BiO3P Domaine de la Motte, BP 35327 Le Rheu Cedex, France
    Ann Bot 98:1117-28. 2006
    Annual Medicago spp., including M...

Research Grants19

  1. Control of Symbiotic Gene Expression in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Sharon R Long; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..which establishes a beneficial nitrogen fixing symbiosis with host plants including the model legume Medicago truncatula...
  2. Quorum Sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Juan Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The symbiotic relationship between the nitrogen-fixing Sinorhizobium meliloti and its legume host (Medicago sativa) is the result of an intricate signaling network between the host and the symbiont...
  3. Quorum Sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Juan Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2007
    The symbiotic relationship between the nitrogen-fixing Sinorhizobium meliloti and its legume host (Medicago sativa) is the result of an intricate signaling network between the host and the symbiont...
  4. Quorum Sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Juan Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2005
    The symbiotic relationship between the nitrogen-fixing Sinorhizobium meliloti and its legume host (Medicago sativa) is the result of an intricate signaling network between the host and the symbiont...
  5. Quorum Sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Juan Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2006
    The symbiotic relationship between the nitrogen-fixing Sinorhizobium meliloti and its legume host (Medicago sativa) is the result of an intricate signaling network between the host and the symbiont...
  6. Quorum Sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Juan Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..by applicant): The symbiotic relationship between the nitrogen-fixing Sinorhizobium meliloti and its legume host (Medicago sativa) is the result of an intricate signaling network between the host and the symbiont...
  7. Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
    Kendal Hirschi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..how changes in the calcium partitioning, in agriculturally important plants such as potatoes and the forage crop Medicago truncatula, affect nutrient availability...
  8. Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
    Kendal Hirschi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..how changes in the calcium partitioning, in agriculturally important plants such as potatoes and the forage crop Medicago truncatula, affect nutrient availability...
  9. Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
    Kendal Hirschi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..how changes in the calcium partitioning, in agriculturally important plants such as potatoes and the forage crop Medicago truncatula, affect nutrient availability...
  10. Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
    Kendal Hirschi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..how changes in the calcium partitioning, in agriculturally important plants such as potatoes and the forage crop Medicago truncatula, affect nutrient availability...
  11. Analysis of Beta-Glucosidases Active on Isoflavonoid Conjugates
    NANCY PAIVA; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..BG1 and BG2) with high specificity towards isoflavonoid conjugates, for which clones were recently isolated from Medicago truncatula a model legume species studied world-wide...
  12. The Regulation of Sinorhizobium meliloti Succinoglycan Production
    Hai Ping Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2003
    During nodulation of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) by Sinorhizobium meliloti, the presence of a bacterial exopolysaccharide, succinoglycan, is necessary for the bacterial cells to enter alfalfa root hair cells through a process that resembles ..
  13. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF RHIZOBIUM NODULATION PLASMIDS
    Graham C Walker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Finally, our work on the S. meliloti-Medicago symbiosis serves as a model for many symbioses found in Nature...
  14. REGULATION OF NODULATION GENES IN RHIZOBIUM MELILOTI
    Sharon Long; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Rhizobium meliloti, that infects and establishes symbiosis with eukaryotic plant hosts such as alfalfa (Medicago sativa)...
  15. REGULATION OF NODULATION GENES IN RHIZOBIUM MELILOTI
    Sharon Long; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Rhizobium meliloti, that infects and establishes symbiosis with eukaryotic plant hosts such as alfalfa (Medicago sativa)...
  16. REGULATION OF NODULATION GENES IN RHIZOBIUM MELILOTI
    Sharon Long; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Rhizobium meliloti, that infects and establishes symbiosis with eukaryotic plant hosts such as alfalfa (Medicago sativa)...
  17. REGULATION OF NODULATION GENES IN RHIZOBIUM MELILOTI
    Sharon Long; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Rhizobium meliloti, that infects and establishes symbiosis with eukaryotic plant hosts such as alfalfa (Medicago sativa)...
  18. REGULATION OF NODULATION GENES IN RHIZOBIUM MELILOTI
    Sharon Long; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Rhizobium meliloti, that infects and establishes symbiosis with eukaryotic plant hosts such as alfalfa (Medicago sativa)...
  19. Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
    Kendal Hirschi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..how changes in the calcium partitioning, in agriculturally important plants such as carrots and the forage crop Medicago truncatula, affect nutrient availability...