Genomes and Genes
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.
Publications195 found, 100 shown here
- Chromosomal evolution in the plant family SolanaceaeFeinan Wu
Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
BMC Genomics 11:182. 2010Over 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 ..
- Molecular cloning and characterization of two tropinone reductases in Anisodus acutangulus and enhancement of tropane alkaloid production in AaTRI-transformed hairy rootsGuoyin 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...
- 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 (..
- Sequencing and comparative analysis of a conserved syntenic segment in the SolanaceaeYing 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, ..
- Historical events and allelic polymorphism at the gametophytic self-incompatibility locus in SolanaceaeY 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...
- The SOL Genomics Network: a comparative resource for Solanaceae biology and beyondLukas 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 ..
- The fractionated orthology of Bs2 and Rx/Gpa2 supports shared synteny of disease resistance in the SolanaceaeMichael 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...
- RanGAP2 mediates nucleocytoplasmic partitioning of the NB-LRR immune receptor Rx in the Solanaceae, thereby dictating Rx functionWladimir 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...
- 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 silencingM 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...
- Alkaloid production in Duboisia hybrid hairy root cultures overexpressing the pmt geneElisabeth Moyano
, 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...
- Molecular characterization and expression analysis of two distinct putrescine N-methyltransferases from roots of Anisodus acutangulusGuoyin 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...
- Genetic transformation of plastids of different Solanaceae species using tobacco cells as organelle hostsNikolay 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...
- 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...
- Dispersals of Hyoscyameae and Mandragoreae (Solanaceae) from the New World to Eurasia in the early Miocene and their biogeographic diversification within EurasiaTieyao 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. 2010The cosmopolitan Solanaceae contains 21 tribes and has the greatest diversity in South America...
- Solanaceae XIPs are plasma membrane aquaporins that facilitate the transport of many uncharged substratesGerd 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...
- Effect of pmt gene overexpression on tropane alkaloid production in transformed root cultures of Datura metel and Hyoscyamus muticusElisabet Moyano
, 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...
- Induction of tropane alkaloid formation in transformed root cultures of Brugmansia suaveolens (Solanaceae)Rawia Zayed
, , 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...
- Anisodamine production from natural sources: seedlings and hairy root cultures of Argentinean and Colombian Brugmansia candida plantsAlejandra 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)...
- Utilization of tomato microarrays for comparative gene expression analysis in the SolanaceaeShanna 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,..
- Stress activation and genomic impact of Tnt1 retrotransposons in SolanaceaeM A Grandbastien
Laboratoire de Biologie Cellulaire, INRA, Centre de Versailles, Versailles, France
Cytogenet Genome Res 110:229-41. 2005Tnt1 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...
- Advanced backcross QTL analysis of a Lycopersicon esculentum x L. pennellii cross and identification of possible orthologs in the SolanaceaeA 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...
- Structure and folding of potato type II proteinase inhibitors: circular permutation and intramolecular domain swappingHorst 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...
- A comparative genetic linkage map of eggplant (Solanum melongena) and its implications for genome evolution in the solanaceaeSami 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...
- Conservation of gene function in the solanaceae as revealed by comparative mapping of domestication traits in eggplantSami 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 ..
- SolEST database: a "one-stop shop" approach to the study of Solanaceae transcriptomesNunzio 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 ..
- Active anthocyanin degradation in Brunfelsia calycina (yesterday--today--tomorrow) flowersHila 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...
- Systemins: a functionally defined family of peptide signals that regulate defensive genes in Solanaceae speciesClarence 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...
- Candidate gene analysis of anthocyanin pigmentation loci in the SolanaceaeW S De Jong
Department of Plant Breeding, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 1901, USA
Theor Appl Genet 108:423-32. 2004Crop species in the Solanaceae, which includes tomato ( Lycopersicon esculentum), potato ( Solanum tuberosum), pepper ( Capsicum spp.), and eggplant ( S...
- Structure and expression of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase kinase genes in solanaceae. A novel gene exhibits alternative splicingJustin 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...
- An ancient R gene from the wild potato species Solanum bulbocastanum confers broad-spectrum resistance to Phytophthora infestans in cultivated potato and tomatoEdwin 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...
- Tobacco to tomatoes: a phylogenetic perspective on fruit diversity in the SolanaceaeSandra Knapp
Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
J Exp Bot 53:2001-22. 2002The Solanaceae contains many species of agricultural importance. Several of these are cultivated for their fruits, such as the tomato, the pepper and the aubergine...
- Phylogeny and biogeography of the genus Lycium (Solanaceae): inferences from chloroplast DNA sequencesT Fukuda
Biological Institute, Tohoku University, Sendai, 980 8578, Japan
Mol Phylogenet Evol 19:246-58. 2001..sandwicense differentiated from the New World species...
- Phylogeography of the Solanaceae-infecting Basidiomycota fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG-3 based on sequence analysis of two nuclear DNA lociPaulo 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...
- 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 SolanaceaeT 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...
- Complete chloroplast genome sequences of Solanum bulbocastanum, Solanum lycopersicum and comparative analyses with other Solanaceae genomesHenry 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...
- Tandem duplication, circular permutation, molecular adaptation: how Solanaceae resist pests via inhibitorsLesheng 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...
- Comparative analyses of six solanaceous transcriptomes reveal a high degree of sequence conservation and species-specific transcriptsWillem Albert Rensink
The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
BMC Genomics 6:124. 2005The 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...
- Characterization and mapping of Rpi1, a late-blight resistance locus from diploid (1EBN) Mexican Solanum pinnatisectumJ 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...
- Genetic variation in the endangered Anisodus tanguticus (Solanaceae), an alpine perennial endemic to the Qinghai-Tibetan PlateauWei 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...
- A community-based annotation framework for linking solanaceae genomes with phenomesNaama 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 ..
- Repeats with variations: accelerated evolution of the Pin2 family of proteinase inhibitorsEndre Barta
Agricultural Biotechnology Center, 2100, , 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 ..
- The absence of Arabidopsis-type telomeres in Cestrum and closely related genera Vestia and Sessea (Solanaceae): first evidence from eudicotsEva 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...
- Identification of miniature inverted-repeat transposable elements (MITEs) and biogenesis of their siRNAs in the Solanaceae: new functional implications for MITEsHanhui 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)...
- Molecular cloning and characterization of a new cDNA encoding hyoscyamine 6beta-hydroxylase from roots of Anisodus acutangulusGuoyin 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....
- 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. 2002The 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 ..
- Evolutionary genetics of self-incompatibility in the SolanaceaeA 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...
- Roles of lineage sorting and phylogenetic relationship in the genetic diversity at the self-incompatibility locus of SolanaceaeY 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...
- Evolution of the inflated calyx syndrome in SolanaceaeJin Yong Hu
Department of Molecular Plant Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany
Mol Biol Evol 24:2443-53. 2007Species 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 ..
- 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 constraintsAgnieszka 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...
- Silencing on the spot. Induction and suppression of RNA silencing in the Agrobacterium-mediated transient expression systemL 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...
- The E3 ubiquitin ligase activity of arabidopsis PLANT U-BOX17 and its functional tobacco homolog ACRE276 are required for cell death and defenseCheng 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.
- Endogenous pararetroviral sequences in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and related speciesChristina 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...
- Cloning of a CACTA transposon-like insertion in intron I of tomato invertase Lin5 gene and identification of transposase-like sequences of Solanaceae speciesReinhard K Proels
, Julius von Sachs Institut, Julius von Sachs Platz 2, , Germany
J Plant Physiol 163:562-9. 2006Very few CACTA transposon-like sequences have been described in Solanaceae species...
- Ancient polymorphism reveals unidirectional breeding system shiftsBoris 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 ..
- Conversion of MapMan to allow the analysis of transcript data from Solanaceous species: effects of genetic and environmental alterations in energy metabolism in the leafEwa Urbanczyk-Wochniak
, , 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...
- Sequence of the tomato chloroplast DNA and evolutionary comparison of solanaceous plastid genomesSabine Kahlau
, , 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...
- The presence of jasmonate-inducible lectin genes in some but not all Nicotiana species explains a marked intragenus difference in plant responses to hormone treatmentNausicaa 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....
- Conservation and divergence of both phosphate- and mycorrhiza-regulated physiological responses and expression patterns of phosphate transporters in solanaceous speciesAiqun 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...
- Evolutionary hierarchies of conserved blocks in 5'-noncoding sequences of dicot rbcS genesKatie 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).
- Conservation of the drought-inducible DS2 genes and divergences from their ASR paralogues in solanaceous speciesRobert 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.
- Cytotoxic withanolides from Tubocapsicum anomalumPei 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...
- Agrodrench: a novel and effective agroinoculation method for virus-induced gene silencing in roots and diverse Solanaceous speciesChoong-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...
- Arabidopsis is susceptible to the cereal ear blight fungal pathogens Fusarium graminearum and Fusarium culmorumMartin 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...
- Petunia actin-depolymerizing factor is mainly accumulated in vascular tissue and its gene expression is enhanced by the first intronJeong-Hwan Mun
School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, South Korea
Gene 292:233-43. 2002..These results suggest that PhADF1 gene of petunia is mainly expressed in vascular tissues and its expression is regulated by intron-mediated enhancement mechanism...
- Characterization of position-induced spatial and temporal regulation of transgene promoter activity in plantsW 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...
- Molecular mechanisms underlying the breakdown of gametophytic self-incompatibilityJ 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 ..
- Accumulation of plastid lipid-associated proteins (fibrillin/CDSP34) upon oxidative stress, ageing and biotic stress in Solanaceae and in response to drought in other speciesG 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...
- Two flavonoid glucosyltransferases from Petunia hybrida: molecular cloning, biochemical properties and developmentally regulated expressionMami 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...
- Analysis of hypermethylation in the RPS element suggests a signal function for short inverted repeats in de novo methylationAndreas 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...
- Cloning and characterization of a thermal hysteresis (antifreeze) protein with DNA-binding activity from winter bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamaraTao 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...
- Extracellular freezing in leaves of freezing-sensitive speciesEdward 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...
- Conservation in divergent solanaceous species of the unique gene structure and enzyme activity of a gametophytically-expressed flavonol 3-O-galactosyltransferaseKeith 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 ..
- A proteinase inhibitor II of Solanum americanum is expressed in phloemZ 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...
- Nitric oxide induces stomatal closure and enhances the adaptive plant responses against drought stressC 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...
- Sugar-responsible elements in the promoter of a gene for beta-amylase of sweet potatoK Maeo
Department of Cellular Mechanisms and Functions, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Chikusa, Japan
Plant Mol Biol 46:627-37. 2001....
- Evolutionary history of the Asr gene familyNicolas 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...
- Trypanocidal withanolides and withanolide glycosides from Dunalia brachyacanthaJ 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...
- New pollen-specific receptor kinases identified in tomato, maize and Arabidopsis: the tomato kinases show overlapping but distinct localization patterns on pollen tubesHyun Uk Kim
Plant Gene Expression Center, USDA ARS UC Berkeley, Albany, CA 94710, USA
Plant Mol Biol 50:1-16. 2002..We used RT-PCR and degenerate primers to clone homologues of the tomato kinases from other Solanaceae. We deduced features diagnostic of pollen receptor kinases and used these criteria to identify family members in ..
- Activation tagging identifies a gene from Petunia hybrida responsible for the production of active cytokinins in plantsElena Zubko
Leeds Institute for Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture, Centre for Plant Sciences, The University of Leeds, UK
Plant J 29:797-808. 2002..Our data suggest that Sho encodes a plant enzyme whose activity is sufficient to produce active CKs in plants...
- Wound signalling in plantsJ Leon
Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas CSIC UPV, 46022 Valencia, Spain
J Exp Bot 52:1-9. 2001..Indeed, some of these components involved in transducing wound signals also function in signalling other plant defence responses, suggesting that cross-talk events may regulate temporal and spatial activation of different defences...
- A dwarf mutant strain of Pharbitis nil, Uzukobito (kobito), has defective brassinosteroid biosynthesisYoshihito 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...
- Intragenic recombination generated two distinct Cf genes that mediate AVR9 recognition in the natural population of Lycopersicon pimpinellifoliumR 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...
- Patterns of variation within self-incompatibility lociNaoki 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)...
- Tissue-specific signal(s) activate the promoter of a metallocarboxypeptidase inhibitor gene family in potato tuber and berryA 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...
- Recent advances in fruit development and ripening: an overviewPhilip J White
Department of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
J Exp Bot 53:1995-2000. 2002..As the understanding of the biology of fruit ripening has improved, so has the ability to improve the organoleptic and nutritional qualities of fruits through crop management, breeding or biotechnology...
- Isolation of a CONSTANS ortholog from Pharbitis nil and its role in floweringJ 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...
- ANTHOCYANIN1 of petunia controls pigment synthesis, vacuolar pH, and seed coat development by genetically distinct mechanismsCornelis 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...
- Shoot meristem maintenance is controlled by a GRAS-gene mediated signal from differentiating cellsJeroen Stuurman
Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern, Altenbergrain 21, CH-3013 Bern, Switzerland
Genes Dev 16:2213-8. 2002..This reveals a novel mechanism by which signals from differentiating tissues extrinsically control stem cell fate in the shoot apex...
- Isolation and characterization of kinase interacting protein 1, a pollen protein that interacts with the kinase domain of PRK1, a receptor-like kinase of petuniaA L Skirpan
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
Plant Physiol 126:1480-92. 2001..In situ hybridization showed that PRK1 and KIP1 transcripts were localized in the cytoplasm of pollen. PRK1-K phosphorylated KIP1-NT (amino acids 1--716), whereas PRK1-K462R only weakly phosphorylated KIP1-NT in vitro...
- Evidence for rare recombination at the gametophytic self-incompatibility locusC P Vieira
Departamento de Genetica Molecular, Instituto de Biologia Celular e Molecular, Rua do Campo Alegre 823, 4150 180 Porto, Portugal
Heredity (Edinb) 91:262-7. 2003..on sequence variation at the S-locus in several species with gametophytic self-incompatibility systems, in the Solanaceae, Rosaceae and Scrophulariaceae...
- Characterization of a fertilization-induced and developmentally regulated plasma-membrane aquaporin expressed in reproductive tissues, in the wild potato Solanum chacoense BittCharles Bertrand
, , , , , H1X 2B2, Canada
Planta 215:485-93. 2002..ScPIP2a mRNA was also strongly expressed in developing fruit, consistent with a role in cell expansion during maturation and development...
- Co(i)-ordinating defenses: NaCOI1 mediates herbivore- induced resistance in Nicotiana attenuata and reveals the role of herbivore movement in avoiding defensesAnja Paschold
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Department of Molecular Ecology, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, 07745 Jena, Germany
Plant J 51:79-91. 2007..We conclude that NaCOI1 is essential for induced resistance in N. attenuata, and that ir-coi1 plants highlight the benefits of herbivore movement for avoiding induced defenses...
- Putrescine N-methyltransferases--a structure-function analysisMichael Teuber
Institute of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science I, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Saale, Germany
Plant Mol Biol 63:787-801. 2007..PMT sequences were known from four Solanaceae genera only, therefore additional eight PMT cDNA sequences were cloned from five Solanaceae and a Convolvulaceae...
- Molecular modeling of pathogenesis-related proteins of family 5Claudia E Thompson
, , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Cell Biochem Biophys 44:385-94. 2006..Folding and the secondary structures are very similar for all of them. However, the isoelectric point and charge distributions differ for each protein...
- Trichomes: different regulatory networks lead to convergent structuresLaura Serna
Environmental Sciences Faculty, University of Castilla La Mancha, 45071 Toledo, Spain
Trends Plant Sci 11:274-80. 2006....
- Genotype-dependent differences in S12-RNase expression lead to sporadic self-compatibilityX Qi
, , Canada
Plant Mol Biol 45:295-305. 2001..Our results suggest the presence of modifier genes which affect, in a genotype-dependent manner, the level of expression and the post-translational modification of the S12-RNase...
- Comparison of the protein nutritional value of food blends based on sorghum, bambara groundnut and sweet potatoesN M Nnam
Department of Home Science and Nutrition, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Int J Food Sci Nutr 52:25-9. 2001..The findings imply that foods with good protein quality could be formulated from a blend of sorghum-bambara groundnut and sweet potatoes, provided appropriate processing and blending are taken into consideration...
- [Stress activation and genomic impact of plant retrotransposons]Marie Angèle Grandbastien
Laboratoire de Biologie Cellulaire, Institut Jean Pierre Bourgin, INRA Centre de Versailles, 78026 Versailles
J Soc Biol 198:425-32. 2004..In addition, TntlA transposition preferentially targets genic regions, suggesting that the activity of transposable elements can modulate genic functions and represent a natural source of phenotypic diversity...
- Flavonoid gene expression and UV photoprotection in transgenic and mutant Petunia leavesKen G Ryan
Industrial Research Ltd, PO Box 31 310, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Phytochemistry 59:23-32. 2002..This investigation has established a likely correlation between the effect of UVB on plant growth rate, the level of activity of the F3'H gene, and the proposed photoprotection afforded by an increased Q:K ratio...
- Involvement of ethylene in stress-induced expression of the TLC1.1 retrotransposon from Lycopersicon chilense DunGerardo Tapia
, Universidad de Talca, Talca, Chile
Plant Physiol 138:2075-86. 2005..We suggest that ethylene-dependent signaling is the main signaling pathway involved in the regulation of the expression of the TLC1.1 element from L. chilense...
- Screening for feeding deterrent activity of herbal extracts against the larvae of malaria vector Anopheles subpictus GrassiGandhi Elango
Unit of Nanotechnology and Bioactive Natural Products, Post Graduate and Research Department of Zoology, C Abdul Hakeem College, Melvisharam, 632 509, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India
Parasitol Res 109:715-26. 2011..Aristolochiaceae), Chrysanthemum indium L. (Asteraceae), Datura metal L. (Solanaceae), Eclipta prostrata L. (Asteraceae), and Sesbania grandiflora (L.) Pers...
- 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 ..
- Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in ChloroplastsHenry 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. ..
- Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Transgenic Tobacco ChloroplastsHenry 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. ..
- Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Transgenic Tobacco ChloroplastsHenry 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. ..
- Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Transgenic Tobacco ChloroplastsHenry 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. ..
- MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICSMARCY 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 ..
- MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICSMARCY 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...
- MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICSMARCY 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...
- MATHEMATICAL POPULATION GENETICSMarcy 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. ..