medicago truncatula

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Summary: A plant species of the family FABACEAE used to study GENETICS because it is DIPLOID, self fertile, has a small genome, and short generation time.

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  1. pmc Comparative genomic sequence and expression analyses of Medicago truncatula and alfalfa subspecies falcata COLD-ACCLIMATION-SPECIFIC genes
    Joyce C Pennycooke
    Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    Plant Physiol 146:1242-54. 2008
  2. pmc Identification of drought-responsive microRNAs in Medicago truncatula by genome-wide high-throughput sequencing
    Tianzuo Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change, Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, PR China
    BMC Genomics 12:367. 2011
  3. pmc High-throughput sequencing of Medicago truncatula short RNAs identifies eight new miRNA families
    Gyorgy Szittya
    School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Genomics 9:593. 2008
  4. pmc How rhizobial symbionts invade plants: the Sinorhizobium-Medicago model
    Kathryn M Jones
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 68, Room 633, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:619-33. 2007
  5. doi A gene expression atlas of the model legume Medicago truncatula
    Vagner A Benedito
    Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant J 55:504-13. 2008
  6. pmc Identification and characterization of nucleotide-binding site-leucine-rich repeat genes in the model plant Medicago truncatula
    Carine Ameline-Torregrosa
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Microorganismes, UMR CNRS INRA 442 2594, 31326, Castanet Tolosan, France
    Plant Physiol 146:5-21. 2008
  7. doi Cloning and characterization of small RNAs from Medicago truncatula reveals four novel legume-specific microRNA families
    Guru Jagadeeswaran
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
    New Phytol 184:85-98. 2009
  8. pmc Genome-wide Medicago truncatula small RNA analysis revealed novel microRNAs and isoforms differentially regulated in roots and nodules
    Christine Lelandais-Brière
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Plant Cell 21:2780-96. 2009
  9. doi Plant peptides govern terminal differentiation of bacteria in symbiosis
    Willem Van de Velde
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 91198 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Science 327:1122-6. 2010
  10. pmc Plant flotillins are required for infection by nitrogen-fixing bacteria
    Cara H Haney
    Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:478-83. 2010

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  1. pmc Comparative genomic sequence and expression analyses of Medicago truncatula and alfalfa subspecies falcata COLD-ACCLIMATION-SPECIFIC genes
    Joyce C Pennycooke
    Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    Plant Physiol 146:1242-54. 2008
    ..of individual plant species? Here we have begun to address these questions through comparative analyses of Medicago truncatula and Medicago sativa subsp. falcata. M...
  2. pmc Identification of drought-responsive microRNAs in Medicago truncatula by genome-wide high-throughput sequencing
    Tianzuo Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change, Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, PR China
    BMC Genomics 12:367. 2011
    ..To understand the role of miRNAs in response of plants to drought stress, drought-responsive miRNAs were identified by high-throughput sequencing in a legume model plant, Medicago truncatula.
  3. pmc High-throughput sequencing of Medicago truncatula short RNAs identifies eight new miRNA families
    Gyorgy Szittya
    School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Genomics 9:593. 2008
    High-throughput sequencing technology is capable to identify novel short RNAs in plant species. We used Solexa sequencing to find new microRNAs in one of the model legume species, barrel medic (Medicago truncatula).
  4. pmc How rhizobial symbionts invade plants: the Sinorhizobium-Medicago model
    Kathryn M Jones
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 68, Room 633, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:619-33. 2007
    ..about the mutual recognition process that allows the model rhizobial symbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti to invade and differentiate inside its host plant alfalfa (Medicago sativa) and the model host plant barrel medic (Medicago truncatula).
  5. doi A gene expression atlas of the model legume Medicago truncatula
    Vagner A Benedito
    Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant J 55:504-13. 2008
    ..Unfortunately, most cultivated legumes are poor model systems for genomic research. Therefore, Medicago truncatula, which has a relatively small diploid genome, has been adopted as a model species for legume genomics...
  6. pmc Identification and characterization of nucleotide-binding site-leucine-rich repeat genes in the model plant Medicago truncatula
    Carine Ameline-Torregrosa
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Microorganismes, UMR CNRS INRA 442 2594, 31326, Castanet Tolosan, France
    Plant Physiol 146:5-21. 2008
    ..We have identified 333 nonredundant NBS-LRRs in the current Medicago truncatula draft genome (Mt1...
  7. doi Cloning and characterization of small RNAs from Medicago truncatula reveals four novel legume-specific microRNA families
    Guru Jagadeeswaran
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
    New Phytol 184:85-98. 2009
    ..b>Medicago truncatula, a diploid plant with a near-completely sequenced genome has recently emerged as an important model legume...
  8. pmc Genome-wide Medicago truncatula small RNA analysis revealed novel microRNAs and isoforms differentially regulated in roots and nodules
    Christine Lelandais-Brière
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Plant Cell 21:2780-96. 2009
    ..In legumes like the model Medicago truncatula, roots are able to develop a de novo meristem through the symbiotic interaction with nitrogen-fixing ..
  9. doi Plant peptides govern terminal differentiation of bacteria in symbiosis
    Willem Van de Velde
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 91198 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Science 327:1122-6. 2010
    Legume plants host nitrogen-fixing endosymbiotic Rhizobium bacteria in root nodules. In Medicago truncatula, the bacteria undergo an irreversible (terminal) differentiation mediated by hitherto unidentified plant factors...
  10. pmc Plant flotillins are required for infection by nitrogen-fixing bacteria
    Cara H Haney
    Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:478-83. 2010
    ..requirement of plant flotillin-like genes (FLOTs) in Sinorhizobium meliloti infection of its host legume Medicago truncatula. Flotillins in other organisms have roles in viral pathogenesis, endocytosis, and membrane shaping...
  11. pmc Integration of novel SSR and gene-based SNP marker loci in the chickpea genetic map and establishment of new anchor points with Medicago truncatula genome
    Spurthi N Nayak
    Centre of Excellence in Genomics CEG, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics ICRISAT, Patancheru, 502324, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Theor Appl Genet 120:1415-41. 2010
    ..were developed from transcript sequences that are highly conserved between chickpea and its near relative Medicago truncatula. By using these three approaches, 175 new marker loci along with 407 previously reported marker loci were ..
  12. pmc MtHAP2-1 is a key transcriptional regulator of symbiotic nodule development regulated by microRNA169 in Medicago truncatula
    Jean Philippe Combier
    LIPM Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Microorganismes INRA CNRS Institut de National de la Recherche Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 31326 Castanet Tolosan, France
    Genes Dev 20:3084-8. 2006
    In the model legume Medicago truncatula, we identified a new transcription factor of the CCAAT-binding family, MtHAP2-1, for which RNA interference (RNAi) and in situ hybridization experiments indicate a key role during nodule ..
  13. pmc Bioinformatic analysis of the CLE signaling peptide family
    Karsten Oelkers
    School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    BMC Plant Biol 8:1. 2008
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  14. pmc Medicago truncatula root nodule proteome analysis reveals differential plant and bacteroid responses to drought stress
    Estibaliz Larrainzar
    Departamento de Ciencias del Medio Natural, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
    Plant Physiol 144:1495-507. 2007
    ..Drought was imposed on Medicago truncatula 'Jemalong A17' plants grown in symbiosis with Sinorhizobium meliloti strain 2011...
  15. pmc A remorin protein interacts with symbiotic receptors and regulates bacterial infection
    Benoit Lefebvre
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Micro organismes, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:2343-8. 2010
    ..We used root nodule symbiosis between Medicago truncatula and Sinorhizobium meliloti to study the roles of a remorin that is specifically induced during nodulation...
  16. pmc Whole-genome nucleotide diversity, recombination, and linkage disequilibrium in the model legume Medicago truncatula
    Antoine Branca
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:E864-70. 2011
    b>Medicago truncatula is a model for investigating legume genetics, including the genetics and evolution of legume-rhizobia symbiosis...
  17. pmc Glutamine synthetase is a molecular target of nitric oxide in root nodules of Medicago truncatula and is regulated by tyrosine nitration
    Paula M Melo
    Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular da Universidade do Porto, 4150 180 Porto, Portugal
    Plant Physiol 157:1505-17. 2011
    ..synthetase (GS), a key enzyme for root nodule metabolism, is a molecular target of NO in root nodules of Medicago truncatula, being regulated by tyrosine (Tyr) nitration in relation to active nitrogen fixation...
  18. doi Asparagine as a major factor in the N-feedback regulation of N2 fixation in Medicago truncatula
    Saad Sulieman
    Department of Crop Sciences, Plant Nutrition, Georg August University of Gottingen, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Physiol Plant 140:21-31. 2010
    ..of this study was to assess whether a whole plant N-feedback regulation impact on nitrogen fixation in Medicago truncatula would manifest itself in shifts of the composition of the amino acid flow from shoots to nodules...
  19. pmc LysM domains mediate lipochitin-oligosaccharide recognition and Nfr genes extend the symbiotic host range
    Simona Radutoiu
    Laboratory of Gene Expression, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    EMBO J 26:3923-35. 2007
    ..We show here that expression of Lotus japonicus Nfr1 and Nfr5 Nod-factor receptor genes in Medicago truncatula and L...
  20. ncbi Nod factors and a diffusible factor from arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi stimulate lateral root formation in Medicago truncatula via the DMI1/DMI2 signalling pathway
    Boglárka Oláh
    LIPM UMR 2594 441 CNRS INRA BP 52627, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Plant J 44:195-207. 2005
    ..factors, play a key role in establishing the rhizobium-legume association and genes have been identified in Medicago truncatula that control a Nod factor signalling pathway leading to nodulation...
  21. pmc Strigolactone biosynthesis in Medicago truncatula and rice requires the symbiotic GRAS-type transcription factors NSP1 and NSP2
    Wei Liu
    Department of Plant Science, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Wageningen University, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell 23:3853-65. 2011
    ..Here, we show that NSP1 and NSP2 are indispensable for strigolactone (SL) biosynthesis in the legume Medicago truncatula and in rice. Mutant nsp1 plants do not produce SLs, whereas in M...
  22. doi Exploring the nuclear proteome of Medicago truncatula at the switch towards seed filling
    Ombretta Repetto
    INRA, UMR102 Genetics and Ecophysiology of Grain Legumes, 21000 Dijon, France
    Plant J 56:398-410. 2008
    ..role played by the nucleus in gene expression and regulation, we have characterized the nuclear proteome of Medicago truncatula at the 12 days after pollination (dap) stage that marks the switch towards seed filling...
  23. pmc Symbiotic rhizobia bacteria trigger a change in localization and dynamics of the Medicago truncatula receptor kinase LYK3
    Cara H Haney
    Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Plant Cell 23:2774-87. 2011
    To form nitrogen-fixing symbioses, legume plants recognize a bacterial signal, Nod Factor (NF). The legume Medicago truncatula has two predicted NF receptors that direct separate downstream responses to its symbiont Sinorhizobium ..
  24. doi MtCRE1-dependent cytokinin signaling integrates bacterial and plant cues to coordinate symbiotic nodule organogenesis in Medicago truncatula
    Julie Plet
    Institut des Sciences du Végétal ISV, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 91198 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Plant J 65:622-33. 2011
    ..Analysis of mutants in the Medicago truncatula CRE1 cytokinin receptor and of the MtRR4 cytokinin primary response gene expression pattern revealed that ..
  25. pmc Identification of bacterial groups preferentially associated with mycorrhizal roots of Medicago truncatula
    P Offre
    INRA Université de Bourgogne, UMR Microbiologie et Géochimie des Sols, CMSE, 17 rue Sully, BP 86510, 21065 Dijon Cedex, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:913-21. 2007
    The genetic structures of bacterial communities associated with Medicago truncatula Gaertn. cv. Jemalong line J5 (Myc+ Nod+) and its symbiosis-defective mutants TRV48 (Myc+ Nod-) and TRV25 (Myc- Nod-) were compared...
  26. pmc The Medicago truncatula E3 ubiquitin ligase PUB1 interacts with the LYK3 symbiotic receptor and negatively regulates infection and nodulation
    Malick Mbengue
    Unité Mixte de Recherche 2594 441, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Castanet Tolosan, France
    Plant Cell 22:3474-88. 2010
    LYK3 is a lysin motif receptor-like kinase of Medicago truncatula, which is essential for the establishment of the nitrogen-fixing, root nodule symbiosis with Sinorhizobium meliloti. LYK3 is a putative receptor of S...
  27. ncbi Arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis is accompanied by local and systemic alterations in gene expression and an increase in disease resistance in the shoots
    Jinyuan Liu
    Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University, Tower Road, Ithaca, NY14853, USA
    Plant J 50:529-44. 2007
    ..oligonucleotide array and real-time quantitative RT-PCR to explore transcriptional changes triggered in Medicago truncatula roots and shoots as a result of AM symbiosis...
  28. pmc Expression profiling in Medicago truncatula identifies more than 750 genes differentially expressed during nodulation, including many potential regulators of the symbiotic program
    Fikri El Yahyaoui
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Micro organismes, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Plant Physiol 136:3159-76. 2004
    ..to identify genes differentially regulated during the symbiotic interaction between the model legume Medicago truncatula and the nitrogen-fixing bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti...
  29. pmc The Medicago truncatula lysin [corrected] motif-receptor-like kinase gene family includes NFP and new nodule-expressed genes
    Jean Francois Arrighi
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Microorganismes, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 441 2594, 31326 Castanet Tolosan, France
    Plant Physiol 142:265-79. 2006
    ..Of the six Medicago truncatula genes controlling a Nod factor signaling pathway, Nod Factor Perception (NFP) was reported as a candidate ..
  30. pmc Sequencing Medicago truncatula expressed sequenced tags using 454 Life Sciences technology
    Foo Cheung
    The Institute for Genomic Research, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    BMC Genomics 7:272. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi Overexpression of WXP1, a putative Medicago truncatula AP2 domain-containing transcription factor gene, increases cuticular wax accumulation and enhances drought tolerance in transgenic alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
    Ji Yi Zhang
    Forage Improvement Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant J 42:689-707. 2005
    ..characterization of a novel AP2 domain-containing putative transcription factor gene from the model legume Medicago truncatula. The gene, designated WXP1, is able to activate wax production and confer drought tolerance in alfalfa (..
  32. doi Carbon metabolism and bacteroid functioning are involved in the regulation of nitrogen fixation in Medicago truncatula under drought and recovery
    Estibaliz Larrainzar
    Departamento Ciencias del Medio Natural, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 22:1565-76. 2009
    ..In the present work, the involvement of nodule C and N metabolism in the regulation of SNF in Medicago truncatula under drought and a subsequent rewatering treatment was analyzed using a combination of metabolomic and ..
  33. pmc Microsatellite diversity and broad scale geographic structure in a model legume: building a set of nested core collection for studying naturally occurring variation in Medicago truncatula
    Joëlle Ronfort
    UMR 1097 Diversité et Adaptation des Plantes Cultivées, INRA Montpellier, Domaine de Melgueil 34130 Mauguio, France
    BMC Plant Biol 6:28. 2006
    ..and population structure in a collection of 346 inbred lines representing the breadth of naturally occurring diversity in the Legume plant model Medicago truncatula using 13 microsatellite loci distributed throughout the genome.
  34. pmc A Medicago truncatula phosphate transporter indispensable for the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis
    Hélène Javot
    Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University, Tower Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:1720-5. 2007
    ..Here, we show that MtPT4, a Medicago truncatula member of subfamily I, is essential for the acquisition of P(i) delivered by the AM fungus...
  35. doi An NAC transcription factor orchestrates multiple features of cell wall development in Medicago truncatula
    Qiao Zhao
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant J 63:100-14. 2010
    To identify genes controlling secondary cell wall biosynthesis in the model legume Medicago truncatula, we screened a Tnt1 retrotransposon insertion mutant population for plants with altered patterns of lignin autofluorescence...
  36. doi A nodule-specific protein secretory pathway required for nitrogen-fixing symbiosis
    Dong Wang
    Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Science 327:1126-9. 2010
    The nitrogen-fixing symbiosis between Sinorhizobium meliloti and its leguminous host plant Medicago truncatula occurs in a specialized root organ called the nodule...
  37. doi Bioinformatic identification and expression analysis of new microRNAs from Medicago truncatula
    Zhao Sheng Zhou
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, No 1 Weigang, Outside the Zhoungshan Men, Building of Life Science, Nanjing 210095, China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 374:538-42. 2008
    ..The legume Medicago truncatula is a model system widely used to investigate gene transcription or post-transcriptional processes for ..
  38. pmc Large-scale phosphoprotein analysis in Medicago truncatula roots provides insight into in vivo kinase activity in legumes
    Paul A Grimsrud
    Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Plant Physiol 152:19-28. 2010
    ..Over the last decade, Medicago truncatula has emerged as a major model plant for the analysis of plant-microbe symbioses and for addressing questions ..
  39. ncbi Identification of quantitative trait loci influencing aerial morphogenesis in the model legume Medicago truncatula
    Bernadette Julier
    INRA, Unité de Génétique et d Amélioration des Plantes Fourragères, BP6, 86600, Lusignan, France
    Theor Appl Genet 114:1391-406. 2007
    ..b>Medicago truncatula is a model species for legume crops. A set of 29 accessions of M...
  40. pmc (Homo)glutathione depletion modulates host gene expression during the symbiotic interaction between Medicago truncatula and Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Chiara Pucciariello
    Interactions Biotiques et Santé Végétale, Unite Mixte de Recherche, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique 1301, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 6243, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, 06903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
    Plant Physiol 151:1186-96. 2009
    ..We have previously shown that glutathione and homoglutathione [(h)GSH] deficiencies impaired Medicago truncatula symbiosis efficiency, showing the importance of the low M(r) thiols during the nodulation process in the ..
  41. pmc A single gene, AIN, in Medicago truncatula mediates a hypersensitive response to both bluegreen aphid and pea aphid, but confers resistance only to bluegreen aphid
    John P Klingler
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Entomology, Private Bag 5, Wembley, WA 6913, Australia
    J Exp Bot 60:4115-27. 2009
    ..Reference genotype A17 of Medicago truncatula Gaertn...
  42. pmc Context dependence in the coevolution of plant and rhizobial mutualists
    Katy D Heath
    Department of Plant Biology, 250 Biological Sciences Centre, 1445 Gortner Avenue, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1905-12. 2007
    ..In a greenhouse experiment using 10 natural populations of Medicago truncatula and two strains of Sinorhizobium medicae, we detected significant genotype x genotype (G x G) interactions ..
  43. doi Regulation of CPSase, ACTase, and OCTase genes in Medicago truncatula: Implications for carbamoylphosphate synthesis and allocation to pyrimidine and arginine de novo biosynthesis
    Brian S Brady
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Gene 462:18-25. 2010
    ..CPSase large subunit (MtCPSl), ACTase (MtPyrB), and OCTase (MtArgF) were characterized in the model legume Medicago truncatula. Quantitative real-time PCR data provided evidence (i) that the accumulation of all CPSase gene transcripts,..
  44. pmc Medicago truncatula and Glomus intraradices gene expression in cortical cells harboring arbuscules in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis
    S Karen Gomez
    Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Tower Road, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 9:10. 2009
    ..truncatula transcript profiles associated with AM symbiosis, and then developed laser microdissection (LM) of M. truncatula root cortical cells to enable analyses of gene expression in individual cell types by RT-PCR...
  45. pmc The Medicago truncatula gene expression atlas web server
    Ji He
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 10:441. 2009
    ..Transcriptomics studies in the model legume species, Medicago truncatula, are instrumental in helping to formulate hypotheses about the role of legume genes...
  46. doi Infection-specific activation of the Medicago truncatula Enod11 early nodulin gene promoter during actinorhizal root nodulation
    Sergio Svistoonoff
    Groupe Rhizogenèse, Unité Mixte de Recherche Diversité et Adaptation des Plantes Cultivées, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, 911 Avenue Agropolis, BP 5045, 34394 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 23:740-7. 2010
    The MtEnod11 gene from Medicago truncatula is widely used as an early infection-related molecular marker for endosymbiotic associations involving both rhizobia and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi...
  47. ncbi In situ expression of two storage protein genes in relation to histo-differentiation at mid-embryogenesis in Medicago truncatula and Pisum sativum seeds
    M Abirached-Darmency
    INRA URLEG, Unité de Recherche sur les Légumineuses, BP 86510, F 21065 Dijon Cedex, France
    J Exp Bot 56:2019-28. 2005
    ..A cytological approach was undertaken in order to study the histo-differentiation at mid-embryogenesis in Medicago truncatula as a model legume, and in Pisum sativum using serial sections of embedded immature seed...
  48. doi A complex genetic network involving a broad-spectrum locus and strain-specific loci controls resistance to different pathotypes of Aphanomyces euteiches in Medicago truncatula
    Céline Hamon
    INRA, Agrocampus Ouest, Universite de Rennes 1, UMR118, Amelioration des Plantes et Biotechnologies Vegetales, 35653, Le Rheu Cedex, Rennes, France
    Theor Appl Genet 120:955-70. 2010
    ..involved in partial resistance to Aphanomyces euteiches, a very damaging pathogen on pea and alfalfa, in Medicago truncatula. A mapping population of 178 recombinant inbred lines, from the cross F83005.5 (susceptible) and DZA045...
  49. pmc MATE2 mediates vacuolar sequestration of flavonoid glycosides and glycoside malonates in Medicago truncatula
    Jian Zhao
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401, USA
    Plant Cell 23:1536-55. 2011
    ..we report the functional characterization of a multidrug and toxin extrusion transporter (MATE2), from Medicago truncatula. MATE 2 is expressed primarily in leaves and flowers...
  50. ncbi Growth and nitrogen fixation in Lotus japonicus and Medicago truncatula under NaCl stress: nodule carbon metabolism
    Miguel Lopez
    Departamento de Fisiologia Vegetal, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Granada, Campus de Fuentenueva s n, Granada, Spain
    J Plant Physiol 165:641-50. 2008
    Lotus japonicus and Medicago truncatula model legumes, which form determined and indeterminate nodules, respectively, provide a convenient system to study plant-Rhizobium interaction and to establish differences between the two types of ..
  51. doi Identification of potential early regulators of aphid resistance in Medicago truncatula via transcription factor expression profiling
    Ling Ling Gao
    CSIRO Plant Industry, Wembley, WA 6913, Australia
    New Phytol 186:980-94. 2010
    ..Using high-throughput quantitative real-time PCR technology, the transcription profiles of 752 putative Medicago truncatula transcription factor genes were analysed in a pair of susceptible and resistant closely related lines of M...
  52. doi Adaptation of Medicago truncatula to nitrogen limitation is modulated via local and systemic nodule developmental responses
    Christian Jeudy
    Unité Mixte de Recherche en Génétique et Ecophysiologie des Légumineuses, UMR INRA 102, BP 86510, F 21065 Dijon, France
    New Phytol 185:817-28. 2010
    Adaptation of Medicago truncatula to local nitrogen (N) limitation was investigated to provide new insights into local and systemic N signaling...
  53. doi Development and characterization of genic SSR markers in Medicago truncatula and their transferability in leguminous and non-leguminous species
    Sarika Gupta
    National Institute of Plant Genome Research NIPGR, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110 067, India
    Genome 52:761-71. 2009
    ..In this study, we developed eSSR markers for Medicago truncatula and assessed their cross-species transferability...
  54. doi Conservation in function of a SCAR/WAVE component during infection thread and root hair growth in Medicago truncatula
    Akira Miyahara
    Department of Disease and Stress Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UH, UK
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 23:1553-62. 2010
    ..mechanistic similarities to polar-growing cells, because the required for infection thread (RIT) locus of Medicago truncatula has roles in root-hair, trichome, and infection-thread growth. We show that RIT encodes the M...
  55. doi The model legume Medicago truncatula A17 is poorly matched for N2 fixation with the sequenced microsymbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti 1021
    Jason J Terpolilli
    Centre for Rhizobium Studies, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, South St, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
    New Phytol 179:62-6. 2008
    b>Medicago truncatula (barrel medic) A17 is currently being sequenced as a model legume, complementing the sequenced root nodule bacterial strain Sinorhizobium meliloti 1021 (Sm1021). In this study, the effectiveness of the Sm1021-M...
  56. doi Identification of aluminum-responsive microRNAs in Medicago truncatula by genome-wide high-throughput sequencing
    Lei Chen
    State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change, Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, People s Republic of China
    Planta 235:375-86. 2012
    ..sequencing technology was used to sequence libraries constructed from root apices of the model legume plant Medicago truncatula treated with and without Al(3+)...
  57. doi Medicago truncatula IPD3 is a member of the common symbiotic signaling pathway required for rhizobial and mycorrhizal symbioses
    Beatrix Horvath
    Agricultural Biotechnology Center, Hungary
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 24:1345-58. 2011
    ..genes required for intracellular accommodation of nitrogen-fixing bacteria and AM fungi, we characterized Medicago truncatula symbiotic mutants defective for rhizobial infection of nodule cells and colonization of root cells by AM ..
  58. pmc The mechanics of surface expansion anisotropy in Medicago truncatula root hairs
    Jacques Dumais
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Plant Physiol 136:3266-75. 2004
    Wall expansion in tip-growing cells shows variations according to position and direction. In Medicago truncatula root hairs, wall expansion exhibits a strong meridional gradient with a maximum near the pole of the cell...
  59. doi Population dynamics of miniature inverted-repeat transposable elements (MITEs) in Medicago truncatula
    Dariusz Grzebelus
    Department of Genetics, Plant Breeding and Seed Science, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Al 29 Listopada 54, 31 425 Krakow, Poland
    Gene 448:214-20. 2009
    ..We describe four MITE families related to MtPH transposons mined de novo in the genome of Medicago truncatula, together with one previously described family MITRAV...
  60. pmc Investigation of the demographic and selective forces shaping the nucleotide diversity of genes involved in nod factor signaling in Medicago truncatula
    Stéphane De Mita
    Diversité et Adaptation des Plantes Cultivées UNR1097, INRA, Montpellier, France
    Genetics 177:2123-33. 2007
    ..nucleotide polymorphism of five genes controlling early Nod factor perception and signaling in the Fabaceae Medicago truncatula to understand the selective forces shaping the evolution of these genes. We used 30 M...
  61. pmc Genomic and coexpression analyses predict multiple genes involved in triterpene saponin biosynthesis in Medicago truncatula
    Marina A Naoumkina
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401, USA
    Plant Cell 22:850-66. 2010
    ..in the elaboration, hydroxylation, and glycosylation of the triterpene skeleton in the model legume Medicago truncatula. Four candidate uridine diphosphate glycosyltransferases were expressed in Escherichia coli, one of which (..
  62. pmc An expression database for roots of the model legume Medicago truncatula under salt stress
    Daofeng Li
    State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology, College of Biological Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, PR China
    BMC Genomics 10:517. 2009
    b>Medicago truncatula is a model legume whose genome is currently being sequenced by an international consortium. Abiotic stresses such as salt stress limit plant growth and crop productivity, including those of legumes...
  63. pmc EFD Is an ERF transcription factor involved in the control of nodule number and differentiation in Medicago truncatula
    Tatiana Vernié
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Micro organismes, Unite Mixte de Recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique 2594 441, F 31320 Castanet Tolosan, France
    Plant Cell 20:2696-713. 2008
    ..response factor required for nodule differentiation), a gene that is upregulated during nodulation in Medicago truncatula. The EFD transcription factor belongs to the ethylene response factor (ERF) group V, which contains ERN1, 2,..
  64. pmc Transcription reprogramming during root nodule development in Medicago truncatula
    Sandra Moreau
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Micro organismes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Castanet Tolosan, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e16463. 2011
    Many genes which are associated with root nodule development and activity in the model legume Medicago truncatula have been described...
  65. pmc Characterization of lipid rafts from Medicago truncatula root plasma membranes: a proteomic study reveals the presence of a raft-associated redox system
    Benoit Lefebvre
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Micro organismes, Unite Mixte de Recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique 2594 441, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Plant Physiol 144:402-18. 2007
    ..we show that lipid raft domains, defined as Triton X-100-insoluble membranes, can also be prepared from Medicago truncatula root PMs...
  66. pmc MATE transporters facilitate vacuolar uptake of epicatechin 3'-O-glucoside for proanthocyanidin biosynthesis in Medicago truncatula and Arabidopsis
    Jian Zhao
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401, USA
    Plant Cell 21:2323-40. 2009
    ..Implications of these findings for the assembly of oligomeric proanthocyanidins are discussed...
  67. pmc Distinct cinnamoyl CoA reductases involved in parallel routes to lignin in Medicago truncatula
    Rui Zhou
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:17803-8. 2010
    ..We identified two CCR genes in the model legume Medicago truncatula. CCR1 exhibits preference for feruloyl CoA, but CCR2 prefers caffeoyl and 4-coumaroyl CoAs, exhibits ..
  68. doi Translating Medicago truncatula genomics to crop legumes
    Nevin Dale Young
    Department of Plant Pathology, 495 Borlaug Hall, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 12:193-201. 2009
    Genomic resources developed in the model legume, Medicago truncatula, have the potential to accelerate practical advances in crop legumes. M...
  69. ncbi Proteomics of ionically bound and soluble extracellular proteins in Medicago truncatula leaves
    Nelson C Soares
    Plant Biochemistry, Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica e Biologica, Oeiras, Portugal
    Proteomics 7:2070-82. 2007
    ..A combined analysis of IF and IB proteins of the Medicago truncatula leaf apoplast was performed...
  70. pmc Nitrogen fixation mutants of Medicago truncatula fail to support plant and bacterial symbiotic gene expression
    Colby G Starker
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Plant Physiol 140:671-80. 2006
    ..We screened 44,000 M2 plants from fast neutron-irradiated Medicago truncatula seeds and isolated eight independent mutant lines that are defective in nitrogen fixation...
  71. ncbi Heterologous expression of two Medicago truncatula putative ERF transcription factor genes, WXP1 and WXP2, in Arabidopsis led to increased leaf wax accumulation and improved drought tolerance, but differential response in freezing tolerance
    Ji Yi Zhang
    Forage Improvement Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, P O Box 2180, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 64:265-78. 2007
    ..functional characterization of two putative ERF transcription factor genes WXP1 and its paralog WXP2 from Medicago truncatula. Transgenic expression of WXP1 and WXP2 in Arabidopsis (ecotype Columbia) led to significantly increased ..
  72. pmc AP2-ERF transcription factors mediate Nod factor dependent Mt ENOD11 activation in root hairs via a novel cis-regulatory motif
    Andry Andriankaja
    Laboratory of Plant Microbe Interactions, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, BP 52627, Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Plant Cell 19:2866-85. 2007
    ..and trans-interacting factors that regulate NF-dependent and epidermis-specific gene transcription in Medicago truncatula. Detailed analysis of the Mt ENOD11 promoter using deletion, mutation, and gain-of-function constructs has ..
  73. pmc LTR retrotransposon landscape in Medicago truncatula: more rapid removal than in rice
    Hao Wang
    T life Research Center, Department of Physics, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, PR China
    BMC Genomics 9:382. 2008
    ..The accessibility of more than 40% of genomic sequences of the model legume Medicago truncatula (Mt) has made the comprehensive study of its LTR elements possible.
  74. doi LegumeTFDB: an integrative database of Glycine max, Lotus japonicus and Medicago truncatula transcription factors
    Keiichi Mochida
    Plant Science Center, Gene Discovery Research Group, RIKEN, Yokohama 230 0045 Japan
    Bioinformatics 26:290-1. 2010
    ..factor (TF) repertoires of three major legume species: soybean (Glycine max), Lotus japonicus and Medicago truncatula. LegumeTFDB integrates unique information for each TF gene and family, including sequence features, gene ..
  75. doi On the mechanisms of cadmium stress alleviation in Medicago truncatula by arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis: a root proteomic study
    Achref Aloui
    UMR 1088 INRA CNRS 5184 UB Plante Microbe Environnement, INRA CMSE, Dijon, France
    Proteomics 9:420-33. 2009
    ..In the present work, we report on the protective effect conferred by AM symbiosis to the model legume Medicago truncatula grown in presence of Cd, and on the 2-D-based proteomic approach further used to compare the proteomes of M...
  76. pmc Live-cell imaging reveals periarbuscular membrane domains and organelle location in Medicago truncatula roots during arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis
    Nathan Pumplin
    Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Plant Physiol 151:809-19. 2009
    ..The three-dimensional data provide new insights into relocation of Golgi and peroxisomes and also illustrate that cells with arbuscules can retain a large continuous vacuolar system throughout development...
  77. pmc Early steps in proanthocyanidin biosynthesis in the model legume Medicago truncatula
    Yongzhen Pang
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401, USA
    Plant Physiol 145:601-15. 2007
    ..PAs) composed primarily of epicatechin units accumulate in the seed coats of the model legume Medicago truncatula, reaching maximal levels at around 20 d after pollination...
  78. ncbi Quantification of saponins in aerial and subterranean tissues of Medicago truncatula
    David V Huhman
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 53:1914-20. 2005
    Triterpene saponins from aerial and subterranean organs of Medicago truncatula cv...
  79. pmc Elicitor-induced transcription factors for metabolic reprogramming of secondary metabolism in Medicago truncatula
    Marina A Naoumkina
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 8:132. 2008
    Exposure of Medicago truncatula cell suspension cultures to pathogen or wound signals leads to accumulation of various classes of flavonoid and/or triterpene defense molecules, orchestrated via a complex signalling network in which ..
  80. pmc Legume genome evolution viewed through the Medicago truncatula and Lotus japonicus genomes
    Steven B Cannon
    Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:14959-64. 2006
    Genome sequencing of the model legumes, Medicago truncatula and Lotus japonicus, provides an opportunity for large-scale sequence-based comparison of two genomes in the same plant family...
  81. pmc Absolute quantification of Medicago truncatula sucrose synthase isoforms and N-metabolism enzymes in symbiotic root nodules and the detection of novel nodule phosphoproteins by mass spectrometry
    Stefanie Wienkoop
    Institute of Biochemistry and Biology, University of Potsdam, c o MPI MP, D 14476 Potsdam, Germany
    J Exp Bot 59:3307-15. 2008
    ..In this work, absolute quantification of a set of key enzymes involved in carbon and nitrogen metabolism in Medicago truncatula 'Jemalong A17' root nodules is presented. Among them, sucrose synthase (SuSy; EC 2.4.1...
  82. ncbi Involvement of the octadecanoid pathway in bluegreen aphid resistance in Medicago truncatula
    Ling Ling Gao
    CSIRO Plant Industry, Private Bag 5, Wembley, WA 6913, Australia
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 20:82-93. 2007
    Aphids are major insect pests of plants that feed directly from the phloem. We used the model legume Medicago truncatula Gaert...
  83. doi Medicago truncatula Vapyrin is a novel protein required for arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis
    Nathan Pumplin
    Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Tower Road, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Plant J 61:482-94. 2010
    ..Here, through the use of RNAi, we demonstrate that the expression of a Medicago truncatula gene named Vapyrin is essential for arbuscule formation, and also for efficient epidermal penetration by AM ..
  84. doi Detection of QTLs for flowering date in three mapping populations of the model legume species Medicago truncatula
    Jean Baptiste Pierre
    INRA, UR4, Unité de Recherche Pluridisciplinaire Prairies et Plantes Fourragères, BP 6, 86600 Lusignan, France
    Theor Appl Genet 117:609-20. 2008
    ..paper were to evaluate the effect of photoperiod on flowering date of the model species for legume crops, Medicago truncatula and to describe genetic architecture of this trait in multiple mapping populations...
  85. pmc Two Medicago truncatula half-ABC transporters are essential for arbuscule development in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis
    Quan Zhang
    Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Plant Cell 22:1483-97. 2010
    ..Here, we report a Medicago truncatula mutant, stunted arbuscule (str), in which arbuscule development is impaired and AM symbiosis fails...
  86. doi Expression of Medicago truncatula genes responsive to nitric oxide in pathogenic and symbiotic conditions
    Alberto Ferrarini
    Dipartimento Scientifico e Tecnologico, Universita degli Studi di Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 21:781-90. 2008
    ..with 999 genes identified by a cDNA amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis as modulated in Medicago truncatula roots treated with two NO donors...
  87. doi The LAP1 MYB transcription factor orchestrates anthocyanidin biosynthesis and glycosylation in Medicago
    Gregory J Peel
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant J 59:136-49. 2009
    ..However, PAP1 does not activate anthocyanin biosynthesis in the model legume Medicago truncatula or in alfalfa (Medicago sativa)...
  88. ncbi LysM domains of Medicago truncatula NFP protein involved in Nod factor perception. Glycosylation state, molecular modeling and docking of chitooligosaccharides and Nod factors
    Lonneke Mulder
    Centre de Recherches sur les Macromolecules Vegetales, CNRS affiliated with Université Joseph Fourier, 601 rue de la Chimie, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Glycobiology 16:801-9. 2006
    ..In Medicago truncatula, specific recognition of Sinorhizobium meliloti and its Nod factors requires the NFP (Nod factor perception)..
  89. pmc PathExpress update: the enzyme neighbourhood method of associating gene-expression data with metabolic pathways
    Nicolas Goffard
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research, Genomic Interactions Group, School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Nucleic Acids Res 37:W335-9. 2009
    ..PathExpress is freely available at: http://bioinfoserver.rsbs.anu.edu.au/utils/PathExpress/...
  90. doi Evidence for the involvement in nodulation of the two small putative regulatory peptide-encoding genes MtRALFL1 and MtDVL1
    Jean Philippe Combier
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Micro organismes, UMR CNRS INRA 2594 441, F 31320 Castanet Tolosan, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 21:1118-27. 2008
    ..Overexpression of MtRALFL1 and MtDVL1 in Medicago truncatula roots resulted in a marked reduction in the number of nodules formed and in a strong increase in the number ..
  91. pmc Overlap of proteome changes in Medicago truncatula in response to auxin and Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Giel E van Noorden
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Plant Physiol 144:1115-31. 2007
    We used proteome analysis to identify proteins induced during nodule initiation and in response to auxin in Medicago truncatula. From previous experiments, which found a positive correlation between auxin levels and nodule numbers in the ..
  92. pmc The MtMMPL1 early nodulin is a novel member of the matrix metalloendoproteinase family with a role in Medicago truncatula infection by Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Jean Philippe Combier
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Micro organismes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Plant Physiol 144:703-16. 2007
    We show here that MtMMPL1, a Medicago truncatula nodulin gene previously identified by transcriptomics, represents a novel and specific marker for root and nodule infection by Sinorhizobium meliloti...
  93. ncbi Glutathione and homoglutathione play a critical role in the nodulation process of Medicago truncatula
    Pierre Frendo
    Interactions Plantes Microorganismes et Santé Végétale, UMR CNRS INRA Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, 400, Route des Chappes, BP167, 06903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 18:254-9. 2005
    ..thiols, glutathione (GSH) and homoglutathione (hGSH), during the nodulation process in the model legume Medicago truncatula. Using both buthionine sulfoximine, a specific inhibitor of GSH and hGSH synthesis, and transgenic roots ..
  94. ncbi Isolation and characterization of root-specific phosphate transporter promoters from Medicago trunatula
    K Xiao
    Forage Improvement Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 8:439-49. 2006
    Promoters of phosphate transporter genes MtPT1 and MtPT2 of Medicago truncatula were isolated by utilizing the gene-space sequence information and by screening of a genomic library, respectively...
  95. ncbi Direct and indirect defences induced by piercing-sucking and chewing herbivores in Medicago truncatula
    Margit Leitner
    Max Planck Institut für Chemische Okologie, Abteilung Bioorganische Chemie, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    New Phytol 167:597-606. 2005
    ..urticae) herbivores, as well as components of signal transduction, were investigated in the model legume Medicago truncatula. Emitted volatiles, representing a mechanism of indirect defence, were measured and identified by gas ..
  96. pmc ABA-mediated inhibition of germination is related to the inhibition of genes encoding cell-wall biosynthetic and architecture: modifying enzymes and structural proteins in Medicago truncatula embryo axis
    Christine Gimeno-Gilles
    University of Angers, UMR_A 1191, Physiologie Moléculaire des Semences PMS, 2 Bd Lavoisier, F 49045, Angers, France
    Mol Plant 2:108-19. 2009
    ..Phenotypic and microscopic observations of the embryo axis of Medicago truncatula during germination in mitotic inhibition condition triggered by 10 microM oryzalin showed that cell ..
  97. pmc Identification of transcription factors involved in root apex responses to salt stress in Medicago truncatula
    Véronique Gruber
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, C N R S, 91198, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Mol Genet Genomics 281:55-66. 2009
    ..Early changes in transcriptional responses involving TF genes after a salt stress in Medicago truncatula (Mt) roots were analysed using two complementary transcriptomic approaches...
  98. pmc Trans-regulation of the expression of the transcription factor MtHAP2-1 by a uORF controls root nodule development
    Jean Philippe Combier
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Micro organismes LIPM, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique UMR 2594 441, F 31320 Castanet Tolosan, France
    Genes Dev 22:1549-59. 2008
    MtHAP2-1 is a CCAAT-binding transcription factor from the model legume Medicago truncatula. We previously showed that MtHAP2-1 expression is regulated both spatially and temporally by microRNA169...
  99. pmc Deletion-based reverse genetics in Medicago truncatula
    Christian Rogers
    Department of Disease, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7UH, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 151:1077-86. 2009
    ..A population of 156,000 Medicago truncatula plants has been structured as 13 towers each representing 12,000 M2 plants...
  100. doi Knock-down of the MEP pathway isogene 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate synthase 2 inhibits formation of arbuscular mycorrhiza-induced apocarotenoids, and abolishes normal expression of mycorrhiza-specific plant marker genes
    Daniela S Floss
    Abteilung Sekundärstoffwechsel, Leibniz Institut für Pflanzenbiochemie IPB, Weinberg 3, D 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Plant J 56:86-100. 2008
    ..In Medicago truncatula, MtDXS1 and MtDXS2 genes exhibit completely different expression patterns...
  101. doi Osmotic shock improves Tnt1 transposition frequency in Medicago truncatula cv Jemalong during in vitro regeneration
    Anelia Iantcheva
    AgroBioInstitute, bul Dragan Tzankov 8, 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria
    Plant Cell Rep 28:1563-72. 2009
    ..is not feasible in legumes, the Tnt1 tobacco retrotransposon can be used as a very efficient mutagen in the Medicago truncatula R108 genotype...

Research Grants7

  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. Molecular study of this bacteria's invasion into its host has yielded basic information and technical ..
  2. Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
    Kendal Hirschi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..in the calcium partitioning, in agriculturally important plants such as potatoes and the forage crop Medicago truncatula, affect nutrient availability...