solanaceae

Summary

Summary: A plant family of the order Solanales, subclass Asteridae. Among the most important are POTATOES; TOMATOES; CAPSICUM (green and red peppers); TOBACCO; and BELLADONNA.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Identification of miniature inverted-repeat transposable elements (MITEs) and biogenesis of their siRNAs in the Solanaceae: new functional implications for MITEs
    Hanhui Kuang
    Plant Gene Expression Center, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Genome Res 19:42-56. 2009
  2. pmc RanGAP2 mediates nucleocytoplasmic partitioning of the NB-LRR immune receptor Rx in the Solanaceae, thereby dictating Rx function
    Wladimir I L Tameling
    Laboratory of Phytopathology, Wageningen University, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell 22:4176-94. 2010
  3. pmc Chromosomal evolution in the plant family Solanaceae
    Feinan Wu
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:182. 2010
  4. ncbi Stress activation and genomic impact of Tnt1 retrotransposons in Solanaceae
    M A Grandbastien
    Laboratoire de Biologie Cellulaire, INRA, Centre de Versailles, Versailles, France
    Cytogenet Genome Res 110:229-41. 2005
  5. pmc Conservation of gene function in the solanaceae as revealed by comparative mapping of domestication traits in eggplant
    Sami Doganlar
    Department of Plant Breeding and Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Genetics 161:1713-26. 2002
  6. ncbi Tobacco to tomatoes: a phylogenetic perspective on fruit diversity in the Solanaceae
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:2001-22. 2002
  7. pmc Sequencing and comparative analysis of a conserved syntenic segment in the Solanaceae
    Ying Wang
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei 430074, People s Republic of China
    Genetics 180:391-408. 2008
  8. doi Genome-wide analysis of Aux/IAA gene family in Solanaceae species using tomato as a model
    Jian Wu
    Key Laboratory of Horticultural Plant Growth, Development and Biotechnology, Agricultural Ministry of China, Department of Horticulture, Zhejiang University, 310058 Hangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Mol Genet Genomics 287:295-11. 2012
  9. doi Solanaceae XIPs are plasma membrane aquaporins that facilitate the transport of many uncharged substrates
    Gerd Patrick Bienert
    Institut des Sciences de la Vie, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Croix du Sud 4 15, B 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Plant J 66:306-17. 2011
  10. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of light-regulated transcripts in the Solanaceae
    Mariana Rutitzky
    IFEVA, Facultad de Agronomia, Universidad de Buenos Aires and CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    BMC Genomics 10:60. 2009

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  1. pmc Identification of miniature inverted-repeat transposable elements (MITEs) and biogenesis of their siRNAs in the Solanaceae: new functional implications for MITEs
    Hanhui Kuang
    Plant Gene Expression Center, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Genome Res 19:42-56. 2009
    ..We identified 22 families of MITEs in the Solanaceae (MiS1-MiS22) and found abundant MiS insertions in Solanaceae genomic DNA and expressed sequence tags (EST)...
  2. pmc RanGAP2 mediates nucleocytoplasmic partitioning of the NB-LRR immune receptor Rx in the Solanaceae, thereby dictating Rx function
    Wladimir I L Tameling
    Laboratory of Phytopathology, Wageningen University, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell 22:4176-94. 2010
    ..Furthermore, our data indicate that RanGAP2 regulates this partitioning by serving as a cytoplasmic retention factor for Rx...
  3. pmc Chromosomal evolution in the plant family Solanaceae
    Feinan Wu
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:182. 2010
    Over the past decades, extensive comparative mapping research has been performed in the plant family Solanaceae. The recent identification of a large set of single-copy conserved orthologous (COSII) markers has greatly accelerated ..
  4. ncbi Stress activation and genomic impact of Tnt1 retrotransposons in Solanaceae
    M A Grandbastien
    Laboratoire de Biologie Cellulaire, INRA, Centre de Versailles, Versailles, France
    Cytogenet Genome Res 110:229-41. 2005
    Tnt1 elements are a superfamily of LTR-retrotransposons distributed in the Solanaceae plant family and represent good model systems for studying regulatory and evolutionary controls established between hosts and transposable elements...
  5. pmc Conservation of gene function in the solanaceae as revealed by comparative mapping of domestication traits in eggplant
    Sami Doganlar
    Department of Plant Breeding and Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Genetics 161:1713-26. 2002
    ..Overall, the results suggest that domestication of the Solanaceae has been driven by mutations in a very limited number of target loci with major phenotypic effects, that ..
  6. ncbi Tobacco to tomatoes: a phylogenetic perspective on fruit diversity in the Solanaceae
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:2001-22. 2002
    The Solanaceae contains many species of agricultural importance. Several of these are cultivated for their fruits, such as the tomato, the pepper and the aubergine...
  7. pmc Sequencing and comparative analysis of a conserved syntenic segment in the Solanaceae
    Ying Wang
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei 430074, People s Republic of China
    Genetics 180:391-408. 2008
    ..conserved syntenic segment (CSS) in the genomes of five members of the agriculturally important plant family Solanaceae. This CSS includes a 105-kb region of tomato chromosome 2 and orthologous regions of the potato, eggplant, ..
  8. doi Genome-wide analysis of Aux/IAA gene family in Solanaceae species using tomato as a model
    Jian Wu
    Key Laboratory of Horticultural Plant Growth, Development and Biotechnology, Agricultural Ministry of China, Department of Horticulture, Zhejiang University, 310058 Hangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Mol Genet Genomics 287:295-11. 2012
    ..But how they work is still unknown. In order to conduct a systematic analysis of this gene family in Solanaceae species, a genome-wide search for the homologues of auxin response genes was carried out...
  9. doi Solanaceae XIPs are plasma membrane aquaporins that facilitate the transport of many uncharged substrates
    Gerd Patrick Bienert
    Institut des Sciences de la Vie, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Croix du Sud 4 15, B 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Plant J 66:306-17. 2011
    ..Here, we describe the genetic features, localization, expression, and functions of a group of Solanaceae XIPs. XIP cDNA and gDNA were cloned from tobacco, potato, tomato, and morning glory...
  10. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of light-regulated transcripts in the Solanaceae
    Mariana Rutitzky
    IFEVA, Facultad de Agronomia, Universidad de Buenos Aires and CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    BMC Genomics 10:60. 2009
    ..Here we compared transcriptional responses to light in different species of the Solanaceae to investigate common as well as species-specific changes in gene expression.
  11. ncbi Evolution of the inflated calyx syndrome in Solanaceae
    Jin Yong Hu
    Department of Molecular Plant Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 24:2443-53. 2007
    Species that express the inflated calyx syndrome (ICS) are found in several genera of the Solanaceae. The MADS-box protein MPF2, together with the plant hormones cytokinin and gibberellin, has been shown to be responsible for this trait ..
  12. ncbi MPF2-like-a MADS-box genes control the inflated Calyx syndrome in Withania (Solanaceae): roles of Darwinian selection
    Muhammad R Khan
    Department of Molecular Plant Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 26:2463-73. 2009
    ..By contrast, purifying selection was detected for all other MPF2-like proteins tested. The contribution of the MPF2-like gene duplication to subfunctionalization is discussed...
  13. pmc Hidden variability of floral homeotic B genes in Solanaceae provides a molecular basis for the evolution of novel functions
    Koen Geuten
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Conecticut 06520, USA
    Plant Cell 22:2562-78. 2010
    B-class MADS box genes specify petal and stamen identities in several core eudicot species. Members of the Solanaceae possess duplicate copies of these genes, allowing for diversification of function...
  14. pmc Multiple recent horizontal transfers of the cox1 intron in Solanaceae and extended co-conversion of flanking exons
    Maria V Sanchez-Puerta
    Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Alte, Brown 500, Mendoza, Argentina
    BMC Evol Biol 11:277. 2011
    ..However, the cox1 intron has not yet been found in the ideal group for plant somatic genetics - the Solanaceae. We therefore undertook an extensive survey of this family to find members with the intron and to learn more ..
  15. ncbi The absence of Arabidopsis-type telomeres in Cestrum and closely related genera Vestia and Sessea (Solanaceae): first evidence from eudicots
    Eva Sykorova
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Plant J 34:283-91. 2003
    ..We found that the Cestrum species investigated had particularly large mean chromosome sizes. We discuss whether this is a consequence of alternative telomere end maintenance systems...
  16. pmc Systemins: a functionally defined family of peptide signals that regulate defensive genes in Solanaceae species
    Clarence A Ryan
    Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6340, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:14577-80. 2003
    ..Here, we review structural and biological properties of the systemin family, and discuss their possible roles in systemic wound signaling...
  17. ncbi A systematic study to determine the extent of gene silencing in Nicotiana benthamiana and other Solanaceae species when heterologous gene sequences are used for virus-induced gene silencing
    M Senthil-Kumar
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Pky, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    New Phytol 176:782-91. 2007
    ..It was concluded that a 21-nucleotide stretch of 100% identity between the heterologous and endogenous gene sequences is not absolutely required for gene silencing...
  18. doi Comparative anatomical and developmental analysis of dry and fleshy fruits of Solanaceae
    Natalia Pabón-Mora
    The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York 10458 USA
    Am J Bot 98:1415-36. 2011
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  19. doi Comparative evidence for the correlated evolution of polyploidy and self-compatibility in Solanaceae
    Kelly Robertson
    Department of Biological Sciences, 840 West Taylor St, M C 067, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Evolution 65:139-55. 2011
    ..First, we test whether evolution of self-compatibility and polyploidy is correlated in the nightshade family (Solanaceae), and find the expected close association between polyploidy and self-compatibility...
  20. pmc Unraveling the sequence dynamics of the formation of genus-specific satellite DNAs in the family solanaceae
    S H Jo
    Plant Systems Engineering Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejeon, Korea
    Heredity (Edinb) 106:876-85. 2011
    ..satellite DNAs that showed sequence similarity with genus-specific intergenic spacers (IGSs) in the family Solanaceae, which includes the genera Nicotiana, Solanum and Capsicum...
  21. ncbi Divergences of MPF2-like MADS-domain proteins have an association with the evolution of the inflated calyx syndrome within Solanaceae
    Jisi Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanxincun 20, Xiangshan, Beijing 100093, China
    Planta 236:1247-60. 2012
    The inflated calyx syndrome (ICS) is a post-floral novelty within Solanaceae. Previous work has shown that MPF2-like MADS-box genes have been recruited for the development and evolution of ICS through heterotopic expression from ..
  22. ncbi Evolutionary genetics of self-incompatibility in the Solanaceae
    A D Richman
    Plant Sciences Department, Montana State University, Bozeman 59717 0346, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 42:169-79. 2000
    ..Recent studies of population samples of S-allele sequences obtained by RT-PCR from five species of Solanaceae now reveal a picture of conspicuous inter-specific variation in both S-allele number and age...
  23. ncbi Comparative mapping of Phytophthora resistance loci in pepper germplasm: evidence for conserved resistance loci across Solanaceae and for a large genetic diversity
    A Thabuis
    INRA, Genetics and Breeding of Fruits and Vegetables, BP 94, 84143 Montfavet cedex, France
    Theor Appl Genet 106:1473-85. 2003
    ..capsici. It also provided insights both into the allelic relationships between QTLs across pepper germplasm and for the comparative mapping of resistance factors across the Solanaceae.
  24. pmc SolEST database: a "one-stop shop" approach to the study of Solanaceae transcriptomes
    Nunzio D'Agostino
    University of Naples Federico II, Dept of Soil, Plant, Environmental and Animal Production Sciences, Via Universita 100, 80055 Portici, Italy
    BMC Plant Biol 9:142. 2009
    ..yet been completed, expressed sequence tag (EST) collections represent a reliable tool for broad sampling of Solanaceae transcriptomes, an attractive route for understanding Solanaceae genome functionality and a powerful reference ..
  25. ncbi Granulosain I, a cysteine protease isolated from ripe fruits of Solanum granuloso-leprosum (Solanaceae)
    Diego Vallés
    Laboratorio de Enzimas Hidrolíticas, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Protein J 27:267-75. 2008
    A new cysteine peptidase (Granulosain I) was isolated from ripe fruits of Solanum granuloso-leprosum Dunal (Solanaceae) by means of precipitation with organic solvent and cation exchange chromatography...
  26. doi Structural homology in the Solanaceae: analysis of genomic regions in support of synteny studies in tomato, potato and pepper
    Sander A Peters
    Plant Research International, Droevendaalsesteeg 1, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant J 71:602-14. 2012
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  27. pmc Cyclotides associate with leaf vasculature and are the products of a novel precursor in petunia (Solanaceae)
    Aaron G Poth
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Biol Chem 287:27033-46. 2012
    ..cyclotides and related non-cyclic peptides we called "acyclotides" from petunia of the agronomically important Solanaceae plant family. Transcripts for petunia cyclotides and acyclotides encode the shortest known cyclotide precursors...
  28. doi Brunfelsia (Solanaceae): a genus evenly divided between South America and radiations on Cuba and other Antillean islands
    Natalia Filipowicz
    Systematic Botany and Mycology, University of Munich LMU, Munich, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 64:1-11. 2012
    Hallucinogenic or toxic species of Brunfelsia (Solanaceae: Petunieae) are important in native cultures throughout South America, and the genus also contains several horticulturally important species...
  29. ncbi What can we learn from tobacco and other Solanaceae about horizontal DNA transfer?
    Martina Talianova
    Department of Plant Developmental Genetics, Institute of Biophysics AS CR, Kralovopolska 135, 612 65, Brno, Czech Republic
    Am J Bot 98:1231-42. 2011
    ..of present knowledge regarding HGT in higher plants, with an emphasis on tobacco and other species in the Solanaceae family because there are numerous detailed reports concerning natural HGT events, involving various donors, in ..
  30. pmc Plant tropane alkaloid biosynthesis evolved independently in the Solanaceae and Erythroxylaceae
    Jan Jirschitzka
    Department of Biochemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:10304-9. 2012
    ..In species of the Solanaceae, which produce compounds such as atropine and scopolamine, this reaction is known to be catalyzed by enzymes of ..
  31. doi Two faces of Solanaceae telomeres: a comparison between Nicotiana and Cestrum telomeres and telomere-binding proteins
    V Peska
    Institute of Biophysics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    Cytogenet Genome Res 122:380-7. 2008
    While most Solanaceae genera (e.g.Solanum, Nicotiana) possess Arabidopsis-type telomeres of (TTTAGGG)n maintained by telomerase, the genera Cestrum, Vestia and Sessea (Cestrum group) lack these telomeres...
  32. ncbi Antimycobacterial physalins from Physalis angulata L. (Solanaceae)
    A H Januário
    Unidade de Biotecnologia Vegetal, Universidade de Ribeirão Preto UNAERP, Brazil
    Phytother Res 16:445-8. 2002
    ..The assignment of the (13)C chemical shift for physalin D is reported here for the first time...
  33. doi The abundance of a single domain cyclophilin in Solanaceae is regulated as a function of organ type and high temperature and not by other environmental constraints
    Agnieszka Kiełbowicz-Matuk
    Commissariat à l Energie Atomique Cadarache, Direction des Sciences du Vivant, Département d Ecophysiologie Végétale et de Microbiologie, Institute of Plant Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Strzeszynska 34, 60 479 Poznan, Poland
    Physiol Plant 131:387-98. 2007
    ..We conclude that the SsCyP protein acts mainly during development and does not belong to the group of stress-induced CyPs...
  34. doi Discovery, identification and comparative analysis of non-specific lipid transfer protein (nsLtp) family in Solanaceae
    Wanfei Liu
    Key Laboratory of Genome Sciences and Information, Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
    Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics 8:229-37. 2010
    ..In this study, we identified 135 (122 putative and 13 previously identified) Solanaceae nsLtps, which are clustered into 8 different groups...
  35. doi Molecular characterization and expression analysis of two distinct putrescine N-methyltransferases from roots of Anisodus acutangulus
    Guoyin Kai
    Laboratory of Plant Biotechnology, College of Life and Environment Sciences, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China
    Physiol Plant 135:121-9. 2009
    ..The work would provide useful knowledge for tropane alkaloids biosynthesis and metabolic engineering to increase the production...
  36. ncbi Induction of tropane alkaloid formation in transformed root cultures of Brugmansia suaveolens (Solanaceae)
    Rawia Zayed
    Institut für Pharmazie und molekulare Biotechnologie, Universitat Heidelberg, INF 364, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Z Naturforsch C 59:863-7. 2004
    ..Quercetin enhanced the alkaloid production 10 fold (0.4 mg/g fresh weight) within 24 h. In contrast 100 microM salicylic acid decreased alkaloids to a level of 1 microg/g fresh weight...
  37. pmc The fractionated orthology of Bs2 and Rx/Gpa2 supports shared synteny of disease resistance in the Solanaceae
    Michael Mazourek
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 1485, USA
    Genetics 182:1351-64. 2009
    ..Here, we test the hypothesis that orthology is predictive of R-gene genomic location in the Solanaceae using the pepper R gene Bs2...
  38. ncbi Molecular cloning and characterization of two tropinone reductases in Anisodus acutangulus and enhancement of tropane alkaloid production in AaTRI-transformed hairy roots
    Guoyin Kai
    Laboratory of Plant Biotechnology, College of Life and Environment Sciences, Shanghai Normal University, 100 Guilin Road, Shanghai 200234, People s Republic of China
    Biotechnol Appl Biochem 54:177-86. 2009
    ..87-fold higher level of hyoscyamine and a mean 8-fold higher level of scopolamine compared with control roots, indicating that AaTRI is a promising target for genetic engineering to increase tropane alkaloid in A. acutangulus...
  39. ncbi Effect of pmt gene overexpression on tropane alkaloid production in transformed root cultures of Datura metel and Hyoscyamus muticus
    Elisabet Moyano
    Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Avda Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Exp Bot 54:203-11. 2003
    ..The results indicate that the same biosynthetic pathway in two related plant species can be differently regulated, and overexpression of a given gene does not necessarily lead to a similar accumulation pattern of secondary metabolites...
  40. ncbi Molecular cloning and characterization of a new cDNA encoding hyoscyamine 6beta-hydroxylase from roots of Anisodus acutangulus
    Guoyin Kai
    Laboratory of Plant Biotechnology, College of Life and Environment Sciences, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai 200234, People s Republic of China
    J Biochem Mol Biol 40:715-22. 2007
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  41. ncbi Activation of defence reactions in Solanaceae: where is the specificity?
    Sabine Desender
    UMR BiO3P, Biologie des Organismes et des Populations appliquée a la Protection des Plantes, INRA Agrocampus Rennes, 65 rue de Saint Brieuc, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France
    Cell Microbiol 9:21-30. 2007
    ..This review targets the question of specificity in Solanaceae-pathogen interactions, by comparing defence patterns in plants challenged with virulent or avirulent pathogens (..
  42. pmc The SOL Genomics Network: a comparative resource for Solanaceae biology and beyond
    Lukas A Mueller
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Plant Physiol 138:1310-7. 2005
    ..cornell.edu) is a rapidly evolving comparative resource for the plants of the Solanaceae family, which includes important crop and model plants such as potato (Solanum tuberosum), eggplant (Solanum ..
  43. doi Anisodamine production from natural sources: seedlings and hairy root cultures of Argentinean and Colombian Brugmansia candida plants
    Alejandra Beatriz Cardillo
    Catedra de Microbiologia Industrial y Biotecnologia, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquimica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Planta Med 76:402-5. 2010
    ..Also, in the Argentinean samples the main alkaloid detected was anisodamine ( 2). Argentinean and Colombian B. CANDIDA seedlings and hairy roots appear to be a promising system for the production of anisodamine ( 2)...
  44. ncbi Genetic transformation of plastids of different Solanaceae species using tobacco cells as organelle hosts
    Nikolay Kuchuk
    Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering of NASU, Acad Zabolotnoho str 148, Kiev, 03143, Ukraine
    Theor Appl Genet 113:519-27. 2006
    ..that combine nuclei of tobacco, an easily transformable species, and plastids of some other, recalcitrant Solanaceae species...
  45. doi Dispersals of Hyoscyameae and Mandragoreae (Solanaceae) from the New World to Eurasia in the early Miocene and their biogeographic diversification within Eurasia
    Tieyao Tu
    Key Laboratory of Biodiversity and Biogeography, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academic of Sciences, Kunming 650204, PR China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:1226-37. 2010
    The cosmopolitan Solanaceae contains 21 tribes and has the greatest diversity in South America...
  46. ncbi Historical events and allelic polymorphism at the gametophytic self-incompatibility locus in Solanaceae
    Y Lu
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 96:22-8. 2006
    ..These historical factors may have reduced the probability of new S alleles to prevailing in S. carolinense, leaving old ones segregating at the S locus with little signature of positive selection being currently detectable...
  47. ncbi Roles of lineage sorting and phylogenetic relationship in the genetic diversity at the self-incompatibility locus of Solanaceae
    Y Lu
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708 0338, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 86:195-205. 2001
    ..A likely scenario is that species-specific S-polymorphism is based on lineage sorting whose effect is further modified by species age and historical changes in population parameters...
  48. ncbi Alkaloid production in Duboisia hybrid hairy root cultures overexpressing the pmt gene
    Elisabeth Moyano
    Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Avda Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Phytochemistry 59:697-702. 2002
    ..The N-methylputrescine levels of the resulting engineered hairy roots increased (2-4-fold) compared to wild type roots, but there was no significant increase in either tropane or pyridine-type alkaloids...
  49. ncbi Rapid recent radiation of S-RNase lineages in Witheringia solanacea (Solanaceae)
    J L Stone
    Department of Biology, Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 94:547-55. 2005
    ..Sequences for W. solanacea fell into the three clades within the Solanaceae already identified for the genus. Terminal branch lengths for W...
  50. ncbi Accumulation of plastid lipid-associated proteins (fibrillin/CDSP34) upon oxidative stress, ageing and biotic stress in Solanaceae and in response to drought in other species
    G Langenkämper
    Génétique Moléculaire des Plantes, Université J Fourier and CNRS UMR 5575, BP 53, F 38041 Grenoble, Cedex 9, France
    J Exp Bot 52:1545-54. 2001
    ..accumulate in fibrillar-type chromoplasts such as those of ripening pepper fruit, and in leaf chloroplasts from Solanaceae plants under abiotic stress conditions...
  51. ncbi Structure and folding of potato type II proteinase inhibitors: circular permutation and intramolecular domain swapping
    Horst Joachim Schirra
    Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Protein Pept Lett 12:421-31. 2005
    ..Structural studies give indications for the origins of this folding behaviour, and the evolution of the inhibitor family...
  52. ncbi Advanced backcross QTL analysis of a Lycopersicon esculentum x L. pennellii cross and identification of possible orthologs in the Solanaceae
    A Frary
    Department of Biology, Izmir Institute of Technology, Urla, 35437, Izmir, Turkey
    Theor Appl Genet 108:485-96. 2004
    ..pennellii alleles that enhanced the performance of the elite parent. Alleles that could be targeted for further introgression into cultivated tomato were also identified...
  53. ncbi An ancient R gene from the wild potato species Solanum bulbocastanum confers broad-spectrum resistance to Phytophthora infestans in cultivated potato and tomato
    Edwin van der Vossen
    Plant Research International BV, PO Box 16, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant J 36:867-82. 2003
    ..demonstrating the potential of interspecific transfer of broad-spectrum late blight resistance to cultivated Solanaceae from sexually incompatible host species...
  54. ncbi Active anthocyanin degradation in Brunfelsia calycina (yesterday--today--tomorrow) flowers
    Hila Vaknin
    Department of Ornamental Horticulture, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan 50250, PO Box 6, Israel
    Planta 222:19-26. 2005
    ..This study represents the first step in the elucidation of the molecular mechanism behind in vivo anthocyanin degradation in plants...
  55. ncbi Candidate gene analysis of anthocyanin pigmentation loci in the Solanaceae
    W S De Jong
    Department of Plant Breeding, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 1901, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 108:423-32. 2004
    Crop species in the Solanaceae, which includes tomato ( Lycopersicon esculentum), potato ( Solanum tuberosum), pepper ( Capsicum spp.), and eggplant ( S...
  56. pmc Structure and expression of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase kinase genes in solanaceae. A novel gene exhibits alternative splicing
    Justin T Marsh
    Plant Molecular Science Group, Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 133:2021-8. 2003
    ..The data suggest that the two PPCK genes have different roles in tissue-specific regulation of PEPc and that the alternative splicing of PPCK2 transcripts is functionally significant...
  57. pmc Comparative analyses of six solanaceous transcriptomes reveal a high degree of sequence conservation and species-specific transcripts
    Willem Albert Rensink
    The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    BMC Genomics 6:124. 2005
    The Solanaceae is a family of closely related species with diverse phenotypes that have been exploited for agronomic purposes. Previous studies involving a small number of genes suggested sequence conservation across the Solanaceae...
  58. ncbi Cloning and expression of a cDNA encoding betanidin 5-O-glucosyltransferase, a betanidin- and flavonoid-specific enzyme with high homology to inducible glucosyltransferases from the Solanaceae
    T Vogt
    Leibniz Institut für Pflanzenbiochemie IPB, Abteilung Sekundärstoffwechsel, Halle Saale, Germany
    Plant J 19:509-19. 1999
    ..and exhibited high identity to sequences of several inducible glucosyltransferases of tobacco and tomato (Solanaceae). The open reading frame encodes a polypeptide of 489 amino acids with a calculated molecular mass of 55.24 kDa...
  59. ncbi Characterization and mapping of Rpi1, a late-blight resistance locus from diploid (1EBN) Mexican Solanum pinnatisectum
    J C Kuhl
    Vegetable Crops Research Unit, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 265:977-85. 2001
    ..Characterization of the P.infestans isolate used for disease evaluations revealed that it possessed the avirulence gene corresponding to the R9 resistance locus, indicating that Rpi1 could possibly correspond to R9...
  60. pmc Phylogeography of the Solanaceae-infecting Basidiomycota fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG-3 based on sequence analysis of two nuclear DNA loci
    Paulo C Ceresini
    ETH Zurich Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, IBZ, Universitaetstrasse 2, LFW B28, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 7:163. 2007
    ..fungus Rhizoctonia solani anastomosis group 3 (AG-3) is an important pathogen of cultivated plants in the family Solanaceae. Isolates of R...
  61. ncbi Phylogeny and biogeography of the genus Lycium (Solanaceae): inferences from chloroplast DNA sequences
    T Fukuda
    Biological Institute, Tohoku University, Sendai, 980 8578, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 19:246-58. 2001
    ..sandwicense differentiated from the New World species...
  62. ncbi Genetic variation in the endangered Anisodus tanguticus (Solanaceae), an alpine perennial endemic to the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau
    Wei Zheng
    Key Laboratory of the Qinghai Tibetan Plateau Ecosystem and Biological Evolution and Adaptation, Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xining, Qinghai 810001, PR China
    Genetica 132:123-9. 2008
    ..DNA markers (RAPDs) to assess genetic variation between- and within-populations of Anisodus tanguticus (Solanaceae), an endangered perennial endemic to the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau with important medicinal value...
  63. ncbi Complete chloroplast genome sequences of Solanum bulbocastanum, Solanum lycopersicum and comparative analyses with other Solanaceae genomes
    Henry Daniell
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Biomolecular Science, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Bldg 20, Room 336, Orlando, FL 32816 2364, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 112:1503-18. 2006
    ..repeats >or=30 bp with a sequence identity of at least 90%; all but five of the repeats shared by all four Solanaceae genomes are located in the same genes or intergenic regions, suggesting a functional role...
  64. ncbi Utilization of tomato microarrays for comparative gene expression analysis in the Solanaceae
    Shanna Moore
    Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Exp Bot 56:2885-95. 2005
    ..The Solanaceae is a large, diverse dicot family, with well-established genetic relationships between major crop species (tomato,..
  65. pmc A comparative genetic linkage map of eggplant (Solanum melongena) and its implications for genome evolution in the solanaceae
    Sami Doganlar
    Department of Plant Breeding and Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Genetics 161:1697-711. 2002
    ..maps revealed conservation of large tracts of colinear markers, a common feature of genome evolution in the Solanaceae and other plant families...
  66. pmc A community-based annotation framework for linking solanaceae genomes with phenomes
    Naama Menda
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, and Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Plant Physiol 147:1788-99. 2008
    ..Since the inception of this project in late 2006, interest and participation from the Solanaceae research community has been strong and growing continuously to the extent that we plan to expand the framework ..
  67. pmc Tandem duplication, circular permutation, molecular adaptation: how Solanaceae resist pests via inhibitors
    Lesheng Kong
    Computational Biology Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, 1 Reseach Link National University of Singapore, Singapore 117604
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:S22. 2008
    ..type II (Pot II) family of proteinase inhibitors plays critical roles in the defense system of plants from Solanaceae family against pests...
  68. ncbi Molecular evolution at the self-incompatibility locus of Physalis longifolia (Solanaceae)
    Yingqing Lu
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Mol Evol 54:784-93. 2002
    The simple codominant expression of the alleles at the self-incompatibility locus ( S) of Solanaceae and their extraordinary spectrum of sequence diversity present an ideal case for understanding the molecular forces that shape the ..
  69. ncbi Repeats with variations: accelerated evolution of the Pin2 family of proteinase inhibitors
    Endre Barta
    Agricultural Biotechnology Center, 2100, Godollo, Hungary
    Trends Genet 18:600-3. 2002
    ..The first examples were found only in the Solanaceae family, but, using new EST and genomic data, we have found 11 homologous genes dispersed through almost the ..
  70. ncbi Cytotoxic withanolides from Tubocapsicum anomalum
    Pei Wen Hsieh
    Graduate Institute of Natural Products, School of Pharmcy, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Nat Prod 70:747-53. 2007
    ..The structure of 1 and 3 were further confirmed by X-ray crystallographic analysis. Compounds 1, 4-6, 8-10, and 13 showed significant cytotoxic activity against Hep G2, Hep 3B, A-549, MDA-MB-231, MCF-7, and MRC-5 cell lines...
  71. pmc Evolutionary hierarchies of conserved blocks in 5'-noncoding sequences of dicot rbcS genes
    Katie E Weeks
    Cardiff School of Computer Science, Cardiff University, Queen s Buildings, Roath, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 7:51. 2007
    ..possibilities of evolutionary analysis of phylogenetic footprints in 5'-noncoding sequences (NCS) from 27 ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase small subunit (rbcS) genes, from three dicot families (Brassicaceae, Fabaceae and Solanaceae).
  72. pmc Endogenous pararetroviral sequences in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and related species
    Christina Staginnus
    Gregor Mendel Institute of Plant Molecular Biology GMI, Wien, Austria
    BMC Plant Biol 7:24. 2007
    ..Some members of the family Solanaceae are particularly rich in EPRVs...
  73. ncbi Conservation and divergence of both phosphate- and mycorrhiza-regulated physiological responses and expression patterns of phosphate transporters in solanaceous species
    Aiqun Chen
    State Key Laboratory of Crop Genetics and Germplasm Enhancement, College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, 210095, China
    New Phytol 173:817-31. 2007
    ..The discrepancies between the evolutionary distances of the PiT genes and their expression patterns among the five species suggest greater complexity in function of PiT in plants than previously expected...
  74. ncbi Sequence of the tomato chloroplast DNA and evolutionary comparison of solanaceous plastid genomes
    Sabine Kahlau
    Max Planck Institut fur Molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie, Am Muhlenberg 1, Potsdam Golm, D 14476, Germany
    J Mol Evol 63:194-207. 2006
    ..plastid DNAs of Nicotiana tabacum and Atropa belladonna reveals patterns of plastid genome evolution in the Solanaceae family and identifies varying degrees of conservation of individual plastid genes...
  75. pmc The E3 ubiquitin ligase activity of arabidopsis PLANT U-BOX17 and its functional tobacco homolog ACRE276 are required for cell death and defense
    Cheng Wei Yang
    Plant Science Group, Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Plant Cell 18:1084-98. 2006
    ..We identify a conserved class of U-box ARMADILLO repeat E3 ligases that are positive regulators of cell death and defense across the Solanaceae and Brassicaceae.
  76. ncbi The presence of jasmonate-inducible lectin genes in some but not all Nicotiana species explains a marked intragenus difference in plant responses to hormone treatment
    Nausicaa Lannoo
    Laboratory of Biochemistry and Glycobiology, Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Exp Bot 57:3145-55. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi Evolutionary history of the Asr gene family
    Nicolas Frankel
    Laboratorio de Fisiologia y Biologia Molecular, Departamento de Fisiologia, Biologia Molecular y Celular, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, and IFIBYNE CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Gene 378:74-83. 2006
    ..Finally, we found that Asr1 activation under water stress is not conserved between Lycopersicon species...
  78. ncbi Conversion of MapMan to allow the analysis of transcript data from Solanaceous species: effects of genetic and environmental alterations in energy metabolism in the leaf
    Ewa Urbanczyk-Wochniak
    Max Planck Institut fur Molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie, Am Muhlenberg 1, Golm, 14476, Germany
    Plant Mol Biol 60:773-92. 2006
    ..Since the Solanaceous MapMan is intended to be a community resource it will be regularly updated on improvements in tomato gene annotation and transcript profiling resources...
  79. ncbi Cloning of a CACTA transposon-like insertion in intron I of tomato invertase Lin5 gene and identification of transposase-like sequences of Solanaceae species
    Reinhard K Proels
    Lehrstuhl fur Pharmazeutische Biologie, Julius von Sachs Institut, Julius von Sachs Platz 2, D 97082 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Plant Physiol 163:562-9. 2006
    Very few CACTA transposon-like sequences have been described in Solanaceae species...
  80. pmc Ancient polymorphism reveals unidirectional breeding system shifts
    Boris Igic
    Section of Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:1359-63. 2006
    ..of the locus that enforces outcrossing to demonstrate that its loss is irreversible in the plant family Solanaceae. We argue that current phylogenetic methods of reconstruction are potentially inadequate in cases where ..
  81. ncbi Cloning and characterization of a thermal hysteresis (antifreeze) protein with DNA-binding activity from winter bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara
    Tao Huang
    Department of Biological Science, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 48:339-50. 2002
    ..Northern blots demonstrated that the STHP-64 transcript was not present in leaves until November and December, suggesting that cold acclimation induces STHP-64 production...
  82. ncbi Molecular mechanisms underlying the breakdown of gametophytic self-incompatibility
    J L Stone
    Department of Biology, Colby College, Waterville, Maine 04901, USA
    Q Rev Biol 77:17-32. 2002
    ..provided insights into the mechanisms of its loss in natural populations, especially in the tomato family, the Solanaceae. In the Solanaceae, the gene that controls self-incompatibility in the style codes for a ribonuclease that ..
  83. ncbi Two flavonoid glucosyltransferases from Petunia hybrida: molecular cloning, biochemical properties and developmentally regulated expression
    Mami Yamazaki
    Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 48:401-11. 2002
    ..Southern blotting analysis of genomic DNA indicates that both 3-GT and 5-GT genes exist in two copies in P. hybrida, respectively. The results are discussed in relation to the molecular evolution of flavonoid glycosyltransferases...
  84. ncbi Analysis of hypermethylation in the RPS element suggests a signal function for short inverted repeats in de novo methylation
    Andreas Muller
    Leeds Institute for Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture LIBA, Centre for Plant Science, University of Leeds, UK
    Plant Mol Biol 48:383-99. 2002
    ..Our data indicate that the palindromic element also acts as a de novo hypermethylation site in the non-repetitive genomic background of Arabidopsis, strongly suggesting a signal function of the palindromic RPS element...
  85. ncbi Trypanocidal withanolides and withanolide glycosides from Dunalia brachyacantha
    J A Bravo B
    Laboratorio de Productos Naturales, , CP 303, , La Paz, Bolivia
    J Nat Prod 64:720-5. 2001
    ..The structures were deduced from spectroscopic data and on the basis of chemical evidence...
  86. ncbi Extracellular freezing in leaves of freezing-sensitive species
    Edward N Ashworth
    Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, 1165 Horticulture Building, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1165, USA
    Planta 214:798-805. 2002
    ..Freezing injury in maize leaves apparently resulted from a combination of freezing-induced cellular dehydration of some cells and intracellular ice formation in epidermal and bundle-sheath cells...
  87. ncbi Conservation in divergent solanaceous species of the unique gene structure and enzyme activity of a gametophytically-expressed flavonol 3-O-galactosyltransferase
    Keith D Miller
    School of Molecular Biosciences, Washington State University, Pullman 99164 6340, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 48:233-42. 2002
    ..of organellar DNA into the F3galtase gene was an ancient event that occurred prior to speciation of the Solanaceae. Together with enzyme assays and HPLC analyses of pollen extracts from tobacco, tomato, and potato, these ..
  88. ncbi A proteinase inhibitor II of Solanum americanum is expressed in phloem
    Z F Xu
    Department of Botany, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Plant Mol Biol 47:727-38. 2001
    ..These results suggest that, other than a possible role in plant defense, SaPIN2a could be involved in regulating proteolysis in the SE...
  89. ncbi Characterization of position-induced spatial and temporal regulation of transgene promoter activity in plants
    W Van Leeuwen
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Exp Bot 52:949-59. 2001
    ..It is concluded that previously reported position-induced quantitative differences in transgene expression are probably an accumulated effect of differences in spatial and temporal regulation of transgene promoter activity...
  90. pmc Intragenic recombination generated two distinct Cf genes that mediate AVR9 recognition in the natural population of Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium
    R A Van der Hoorn
    Laboratory of Phytopathology, Wageningen University, Binnenhaven 9, 6709 PD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:10493-8. 2001
    ..The fact that the 9DC and Cf-9 proteins differ in 61 aa residues, and both mediate recognition of AVR9, shows that in nature Hcr9 proteins with the same recognitional specificity can vary significantly...
  91. ncbi Sugar-responsible elements in the promoter of a gene for beta-amylase of sweet potato
    K Maeo
    Department of Cellular Mechanisms and Functions, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Chikusa, Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 46:627-37. 2001
    ....
  92. ncbi Tissue-specific signal(s) activate the promoter of a metallocarboxypeptidase inhibitor gene family in potato tuber and berry
    A Molnar
    Agricultural Biotechnology Center, Godollo, Hungary
    Plant Mol Biol 46:301-11. 2001
    ..Thus, the MCPI genes are regulated in a different way than the other known tuber-specific genes and potentially are suitable for biotechnological application in potato to provide specific transgene expression in tuber and berry...
  93. pmc Silencing on the spot. Induction and suppression of RNA silencing in the Agrobacterium-mediated transient expression system
    L K Johansen
    Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164-6340, USA
    Plant Physiol 126:930-8. 2001
    ..They also indicate that RNA silencing may be a significant limitation to expression of genes in the Agrobacterium-mediated transient assay but that this limitation can be overcome by using RNA silencing suppressors...
  94. pmc Isolation of a CONSTANS ortholog from Pharbitis nil and its role in flowering
    J Liu
    Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1312, USA
    Plant Physiol 125:1821-30. 2001
    ..A major portion of the PnCO transcripts contained an unspliced intron. Only the intron-free PnCO was able to complement the co mutant of Arabidopsis by shortening the time to flower...
  95. pmc Nitric oxide induces stomatal closure and enhances the adaptive plant responses against drought stress
    C Garcia-Mata
    Instituto de Investigaciones Biologicas, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, CC 1245, 7600 Mar del Plata, Argentina
    Plant Physiol 126:1196-204. 2001
    ..All together, these results suggest that the exogenous application of NO donors might confer an increased tolerance to severe drought stress conditions in plants...
  96. ncbi Conservation of the drought-inducible DS2 genes and divergences from their ASR paralogues in solanaceous species
    Robert Doczi
    Agricultural Biotechnology Center, P O Box 411, H 2101 Gödöllõ, Hungary
    Plant Physiol Biochem 43:269-76. 2005
    ..These data suggest a narrow species-specificity and late evolution of the DS2-type genes within the family Solanaceae.
  97. pmc ANTHOCYANIN1 of petunia controls pigment synthesis, vacuolar pH, and seed coat development by genetically distinct mechanisms
    Cornelis Spelt
    Department of Developmental Genetics, Institute for Molecular Biological Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1087, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell 14:2121-35. 2002
    ..These findings show that AN1 controls more aspects of epidermal cell differentiation than previously thought through partially separable domains...
  98. ncbi Agrodrench: a novel and effective agroinoculation method for virus-induced gene silencing in roots and diverse Solanaceous species
    Choong Min Ryu
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Pkwy, Ardmore, OK 73402, USA
    Plant J 40:322-31. 2004
    ..and in economically important crops such as tomato, pepper, tobacco, potato, and Petunia, all belonging to the Solanaceae family...
  99. ncbi A dwarf mutant strain of Pharbitis nil, Uzukobito (kobito), has defective brassinosteroid biosynthesis
    Yoshihito Suzuki
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    Plant J 36:401-10. 2003
    ..All these results clearly demonstrate that the Uzukobito phenotype resulted from a mutation on PnDET2, and a morphological mutant has been characterized at the molecular level among a large stock of P. nil mutants...
  100. ncbi Patterns of variation within self-incompatibility loci
    Naoki Takebayashi
    Department of Biology, Duke University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 20:1778-94. 2003
    ..In three angiosperm families, including the Solanaceae, the gene that controls the expression of gametophytic SI in the pistil encodes a ribonuclease (S-RNase)...
  101. ncbi Arabidopsis is susceptible to the cereal ear blight fungal pathogens Fusarium graminearum and Fusarium culmorum
    Martin Urban
    Plant Pathogen Interactions Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant J 32:961-73. 2002
    ..Deoxynivalenol (DON) mycotoxin production was also detected in Fusarium-infected flowers at >1 ppm. This novel floral pathosystem for Arabidopsis appears to be highly representative of a serious cereal crop disease...

Research Grants28

  1. Evolutionary genetics of flower color in lochroma (Solanaceae)
    Stacey Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..the genetic changes involved in adaptive transitions in flower color in lochroma, a genus in the tomato family, Solanaceae. Flower color is an ideal trait for studying the genetic basis of adaptation because it has clear adaptive ..
  2. Evolutionary genetics of flower color in lochroma (Solanaceae)
    Stacey Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..the genetic changes involved in adaptive transitions in flower color in lochroma, a genus in the tomato family, Solanaceae. Flower color is an ideal trait for studying the genetic basis of adaptation because it has clear adaptive ..
  3. Genomic studies of chimeric mitochondria in cybrids from Solanaceae
    Jeffrey D Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): "Genomic studies of chimeric mitochondria in cybrids from Solanaceae" This research will be conducted primarily in Argentina at Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in collaboration with Dr...
  4. Genomic studies of chimeric mitochondria in cybrids from Solanaceae
    Jeffrey Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): "Genomic studies of chimeric mitochondria in cybrids from Solanaceae" This research will be conducted primarily in Argentina at Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in collaboration with Dr...
  5. Evolutionary genetics of flower color in lochroma (Solanaceae)
    Stacey Smith; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..the genetic changes involved in adaptive transitions in flower color in lochroma, a genus in the tomato family, Solanaceae. Flower color is an ideal trait for studying the genetic basis of adaptation because it has clear adaptive ..
  6. Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Chloroplasts
    Henry Daniell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Large scale and low cost production via transgenic chloroplasts should provide treatment to patients at an affordable cost and tobacco farmers alternate uses for this hazardous crop. ..
  7. Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Chloroplasts
    Henry Daniell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Large scale and low cost production via transgenic chloroplasts should provide treatment to patients at an affordable cost and tobacco farmers alternate uses for this hazardous crop. ..
  8. Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Chloroplasts
    Henry Daniell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Large scale and low cost production via transgenic chloroplasts should provide treatment to patients at an affordable cost and tobacco farmers alternate uses for this hazardous crop. ..
  9. Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Transgenic Tobacco Chloroplasts
    Henry Daniell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Successful completion of these studies would make transgenic chloroplasts ideal bioreactors for the production of safe and less expensive therapeutic proteins and open the door for in depth studies of membrane proteins. ..
  10. Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Transgenic Tobacco Chloroplasts
    Henry Daniell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Successful completion of these studies would make transgenic chloroplasts ideal bioreactors for the production of safe and less expensive therapeutic proteins and open the door for in depth studies of membrane proteins. ..
  11. Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Transgenic Tobacco Chloroplasts
    Henry Daniell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Successful completion of these studies would make transgenic chloroplasts ideal bioreactors for the production of safe and less expensive therapeutic proteins and open the door for in depth studies of membrane proteins. ..
  12. Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Transgenic Tobacco Chloroplasts
    Henry Daniell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Successful completion of these studies would make transgenic chloroplasts ideal bioreactors for the production of safe and less expensive therapeutic proteins and open the door for in depth studies of membrane proteins. ..
  13. Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Chloroplasts
    Henry Daniell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Large scale and low cost production via transgenic chloroplasts should provide treatment to patients at an affordable cost and tobacco farmers alternate uses for this hazardous crop. ..
  14. MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICS
    MARCY UYENOYAMA; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..studies will be conducted to estimate the age of the form of gametophytic self-incompatibility expressed in the Solanaceae. The process of reversion of self-incompatibility to self-compatibility will be addressed through sequence ..
  15. MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICS
    MARCY UYENOYAMA; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..studies will be conducted to estimate the age of the form of gametophytic self-incompatibility expressed in the Solanaceae. The process of reversion of self-incompatibility to self-compatibility will be addressed through sequence ..
  16. MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICS
    MARCY UYENOYAMA; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..This analysis will test whether the associations among components of the self-incompatibility system predicted by theoretical work exist in natural populations...
  17. MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICS
    MARCY UYENOYAMA; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Models will be devised to explore the evolution of interspecific incompatibility in plants, and the modification of the timing of expression of genetic diseases...
  18. MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICS
    MARCY UYENOYAMA; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Models will be devised to explore the evolution of interspecific incompatibility in plants, and the modification of the timing of expression of genetic diseases...
  19. MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICS
    MARCY UYENOYAMA; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..This analysis will test whether the associations among components of the self-incompatibility system predicted by theoretical work exist in natural populations...
  20. MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICS
    MARCY UYENOYAMA; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..studies will be conducted to estimate the age of the form of gametophytic self-incompatibility expressed in the Solanaceae. The process of reversion of self-incompatibility to self-compatibility will be addressed through sequence ..
  21. MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICS
    Marcy K Uyenoyama; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A comprehensive partitioning of genome-wide variation will be developed and used as a basis for the inference of historical demographical events and ongoing evolutionary processes. ..