Genomes and Genes
Summary: The encapsulated embryos of flowering plants. They are used as is or for animal feed because of the high content of concentrated nutrients like starches, proteins, and fats. Rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower seed are also produced for the oils (fats) they yield.
Publications222 found, 100 shown here
- The AtGenExpress hormone and chemical treatment data set: experimental design, data evaluation, model data analysis and data accessHideki Goda
RIKEN Plant Science Center, Tsurumi, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230 0045, Japan
Plant J 55:526-42. 2008..The data set presented here will be a versatile resource for future hormone studies, and constitutes a reference for genome-wide gene expression in Arabidopsis...
- Genome-wide analysis of endogenous abscisic acid-mediated transcription in dry and imbibed seeds of Arabidopsis using tiling arraysMasanori Okamoto
RIKEN Plant Science Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230 0045, Japan
Plant J 62:39-51. 2010..To understand how endogenous ABA regulates the transcriptomes in seeds, we performed comprehensive expression analyses using whole-genome Affymetrix tiling arrays in two ABA metabolism ..
- Extensive demethylation of repetitive elements during seed development underlies gene imprintingMary Gehring
Howard Hughes Medical Institute HHMI, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center FHCRC, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
Science 324:1447-51. 2009..These data suggest that imprinting in plants evolved from targeted methylation of transposable element insertions near genic regulatory elements followed by positive selection when the resulting expression change was advantageous...
- LEAFY COTYLEDON1-LIKE defines a class of regulators essential for embryo developmentRaymond W Kwong
Section of Plant Biology, Division of Biological Sciences, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
Plant Cell 15:5-18. 2003..Our results also suggest that LEC1-type HAP3 subunits arose from a common origin uniquely in plants. Thus, L1L, an essential regulator of embryo development, defines a unique class of plant HAP3 subunits...
- Arabidopsis LEAFY COTYLEDON1 is sufficient to induce embryo development in vegetative cellsT Lotan
Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
Cell 93:1195-205. 1998..Our results suggest that LEC1 is an important regulator of embryo development that activates the transcription of genes required for both embryo morphogenesis and cellular differentiation...
- DEMETER, a DNA glycosylase domain protein, is required for endosperm gene imprinting and seed viability in arabidopsisYeonhee Choi
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Cell 110:33-42. 2002..In leaf, ectopic DME expression induces MEA and nicks the MEA promoter. Thus, a DNA glycosylase activates maternal expression of an imprinted gene in the central cell...
- Genome-wide demethylation of Arabidopsis endospermTzung Fu Hsieh
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Science 324:1451-4. 2009..Our findings demonstrate extensive reconfiguration of the endosperm methylation landscape that likely reinforces transposon silencing in the embryo...
- Temporal expression patterns of hormone metabolism genes during imbibition of Arabidopsis thaliana seeds: a comparative study on dormant and non-dormant accessionsJeremy Preston
Growth Regulation Research Group, RIKEN Plant Science Center, 1 7 22, Suehiro cho, Tsurumi, Yokohama, 230 0045, Japan
Plant Cell Physiol 50:1786-800. 2009..Here, we investigated imbibition responses of Arabidopsis seeds by transcriptomic and hormone profile analyses using dormant [Cape Verde Islands (Cvi)] and non-dormant [Columbia (..
- Translocation of neonicotinoid insecticides from coated seeds to seedling guttation drops: a novel way of intoxication for beesV Girolami
Dipartimento di Agronomia Ambientale e Produzioni Vegetali, Entomologia, Universita di Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
J Econ Entomol 102:1808-15. 2009..Here, we show that leaf guttation drops of all the corn plants germinated from neonicotinoid-coated seeds contained amounts of insecticide constantly higher than 10 mg/l, with maxima up to 100 mg/l for thiamethoxam and ..
- Expression profiling of genes involved in starch synthesis in sink and source organs of riceTakashi Ohdan
Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST, 4-1-8, Honcho, Kawaguchi, Saitama 332-0012, Japan
J Exp Bot 56:3229-44. 2005..branching enzyme, starch debranching enzyme, starch phosphorylase, and disproportionating enzyme in developing seeds and leaves. The modes of gene expression were tissue- and developmental stage-specific...
- Regulatory networks in seeds integrating developmental, abscisic acid, sugar, and light signalingInès M Brocard-Gifford
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
Plant Physiol 131:78-92. 2003....
- Dietary feeding of proanthocyanidins from grape seeds prevents photocarcinogenesis in SKH-1 hairless mice: relationship to decreased fat and lipid peroxidationAnshu Mittal
Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Carcinogenesis 24:1379-88. 2003..Dietary feeding of proanthocyanidins extracted from grape seeds (GSP) (0.2 and 0...
- Paternal control of embryonic patterning in Arabidopsis thalianaMartin Bayer
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724, USA
Science 323:1485-8. 2009..We propose that SSP protein produced from paternal transcripts upon fertilization triggers zygotic YDA activity, providing an essential temporal cue for the regulation of the asymmetric first division...
- MATERNALLY EXPRESSED PAB C-TERMINAL, a novel imprinted gene in Arabidopsis, encodes the conserved C-terminal domain of polyadenylate binding proteinsSushma Tiwari
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
Plant Cell 20:2387-98. 2008..In Arabidopsis, DEMETER (DME) activates expression of maternal alleles. MPC expression is reduced in flowers and seeds in a dme-4 mutant but only after fertilization in dme-1...
- Molecular networks regulating Arabidopsis seed maturation, after-ripening, dormancy and germinationMichael J Holdsworth
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham LE12 5RD, UK
New Phytol 179:33-54. 2008..Combined postgenomics, physiology and molecular genetics approaches are beginning to provide an unparalleled understanding of the molecular processes underlying dormancy and germination...
- Arabidopsis NF-YB subunits LEC1 and LEC1-LIKE activate transcription by interacting with seed-specific ABRE-binding factorsAkiko Yamamoto
Bioscience and Biotechnology Center, Nagoya University, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Japan
Plant J 58:843-56. 2009..These results demonstrate a novel plant-specific mechanism for NF-Y subunit function that enables LEC1 and L1L to regulate a defined developmental network...
- Epigenetic resetting of a gene imprinted in plant embryosStephanie Jahnke
Developmental Biology and Biotechnology, Biocenter Klein Flottbek, University of Hamburg, Ohnhorststrasse 18, 22609 Hamburg, Germany
Curr Biol 19:1677-81. 2009..The striking difference between the regulation of imprinting in the embryo and endosperm suggests that imprinting mechanisms might have evolved independently in both fertilization products of flowering plants...
- Molecular aspects of seed dormancyRuth Finkelstein
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106 9610, USA
Annu Rev Plant Biol 59:387-415. 2008..The net result is a slightly heterogeneous response, thereby providing more temporal options for successful germination...
- Plant seeds as bioreactors for recombinant protein productionOn Sun Lau
Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8104, USA
Biotechnol Adv 27:1015-22. 2009..Significant advances in using seeds as bioreactors have occurred in the past decade, which include the first commercialized plant-derived recombinant ..
- The Arabidopsis histone deacetylases HDA6 and HDA19 contribute to the repression of embryonic properties after germinationMotoki Tanaka
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Plant Physiol 146:149-61. 2008..These results suggest that during germination in Arabidopsis, HDA6 and HDA19 redundantly regulate the repression of embryonic properties directly or indirectly via repression of embryo-specific gene function...
- Glucose-induced delay of seed germination in rice is mediated by the suppression of ABA catabolism rather than an enhancement of ABA biosynthesisGuohui Zhu
College of Life Science, South China Agricultural University, Guangdong, PR China
Plant Cell Physiol 50:644-51. 2009..increased during the first 6 h of imbibition, which was consistent with the decline of ABA content in the imbibed seeds. Expression of OsABA8ox genes, especially OsABA8ox2 and OsABA8ox3, was sensitively suppressed in the presence of ..
- The Arabidopsis SeedGenes ProjectIris Tzafrir
Department of Botany, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Nucleic Acids Res 31:90-3. 2003..This information is needed to focus attention on genes with important cellular functions in a model plant and to assess from a genetic perspective the extent of functional redundancy in the Arabidopsis genome...
- Anatomical and transcriptomic studies of the coleorhiza reveal the importance of this tissue in regulating dormancy in barleyJosé M Barrero
Plant Industry, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia
Plant Physiol 150:1006-21. 2009....
- Seed arrival, ecological filters, and plant species richness: a meta-analysisJonathan A Myers
Department of Biological Sciences, Division of Systematics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Ecol Lett 12:1250-60. 2009..experiments, effect size was positively correlated with species and functional diversity within the pool of added seeds (species evenness and seed-size diversity), primarily in disturbed communities...
- Stored and neosynthesized mRNA in Arabidopsis seeds: effects of cycloheximide and controlled deterioration treatment on the resumption of transcription during imbibitionMitsuhiro Kimura
Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON M5S3B2, Canada
Plant Mol Biol 73:119-29. 2010Dry seeds accumulate translatable mRNAs as well as functional proteins for transcription and translation. They are possibly involved in early physiological responses after imbibition, however, their functions remain poorly understood...
- Comparative proteome analysis of metabolic proteins from seeds of durum wheat (cv. Svevo) subjected to heat stressPaolo Laino
Department of Agrobiology and Agrochemistry, University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy
Proteomics 10:2359-68. 2010..Many of the heat-induced polypeptides are considered to be allergenic for sensitive individuals...
- Molecular evolution of shattering loci in U.S. weedy riceCarrie S Thurber
Biology Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
Mol Ecol 19:3271-84. 2010..weedy rice accessions, as well as wild and cultivated relatives. We find that all U.S. weedy rice groups shatter seeds easily, despite multiple origins, and in contrast to a decrease in shattering ability seen in cultivated groups...
- Functional characterization of a UDP-glucose:flavonoid 3-O-glucosyltransferase from the seed coat of black soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.)Nik Kovinich
Bioproducts and Bioprocesses, Research Branch, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0C6
Phytochemistry 71:1253-63. 2010..RT-PCR confirmed the co-expression of one of these genes (Glyma08g07130) with UGT78K1 in the seed coat of black soybean, suggesting possible functional redundancies in anthocyanin biosynthesis in this tissue...
- Identification of miRNAs and their target genes in developing soybean seeds by deep sequencingQing Xin Song
State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, Genome Biology Center, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, PR China
BMC Plant Biol 11:5. 2011....
- Maternal epigenetic pathways control parental contributions to Arabidopsis early embryogenesisDaphné Autran
diversité, Adaptation et Développement des Plantes, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Universite de Montpellier, UMR 232, Montpellier 34394, France
Cell 145:707-19. 2011..Our results define maternal epigenetic pathways controlling the parental contributions in plant embryos, which are distinct from those regulating genomic imprinting...
- Tailoring plant lipid composition: designer oilseeds come of ageJohnathan A Napier
Department of Biological Chemistry, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
Curr Opin Plant Biol 13:330-7. 2010..The new approaches and outcomes described here will inform new paradigms and hasten the arrival of truly predictive biology in this vital field...
- LEAFY COTYLEDON2 encodes a B3 domain transcription factor that induces embryo developmentS L Stone
Section of Plant Biology, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:11806-11. 2001..that LEC2 shares greatest similarity with the B3 domain transcription factors that act primarily in developing seeds, VIVIPAROUS1/ABA INSENSITIVE3 and FUSCA3...
- Biochemical and genetic analysis of the effects of amylose-extender mutation in rice endospermA Nishi
Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Hakozaki, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8581, Japan
Plant Physiol 127:459-72. 2001..These results strongly suggest that BEIIb plays a specific role in the transfer of short chains, which might then be extended by SS to form the A and B(1) chains of amylopectin cluster in rice endosperm...
- Arabidopsis AtMYC2 (bHLH) and AtMYB2 (MYB) function as transcriptional activators in abscisic acid signalingHiroshi Abe
Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
Plant Cell 15:63-78. 2003..These results indicate that both AtMYC2 and AtMYB2 proteins function as transcriptional activators in ABA-inducible gene expression under drought stress in plants...
- Transcriptional regulation of ABI3- and ABA-responsive genes including RD29B and RD29A in seeds, germinating embryos, and seedlings of ArabidopsisKazuo Nakashima
Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, JIRCAS, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, 305 8686, Japan
Plant Mol Biol 60:51-68. 2006..analysis using abi3 and abi5 mutants showed that ABI3 and ABI5 play important roles in the expression of RD29B in seeds. Base-substitution analysis showed that two ABREs function strongly and one ABRE coupled with DRE functions weakly ..
- Tung tree DGAT1 and DGAT2 have nonredundant functions in triacylglycerol biosynthesis and are localized to different subdomains of the endoplasmic reticulumJay M Shockey
U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124, USA
Plant Cell 18:2294-313. 2006b>Seeds of the tung tree (Vernicia fordii) produce large quantities of triacylglycerols (TAGs) containing approximately 80% eleostearic acid, an unusual conjugated fatty acid...
- Role of cell walls in the bioaccessibility of lipids in almond seedsPeter R Ellis
Biopolymers Group, Department of Life Sciences, King s College London, University of London, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NN, UK
Am J Clin Nutr 80:604-13. 2004..A crucial and relevant aspect is the amount of these dietary components available for absorption in the intestine, which is a concept referred to as bioaccessibility...
- Antitumor effects of curcin from seeds of Jatropha curcasJuan Lin
College of Life Science, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, China
Acta Pharmacol Sin 24:241-6. 2003..Especially, the conserved residues forming the active sites of the A chain of ricin and trichosanthin occurred in curcin. CONCLUSION: Curcin has an obvious antitumor effect and its mechanisms are related to the N-glycosidase activity...
- Starch synthesis in the cereal endospermMartha G James
Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, 1210 Molecular Biology Building, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
Curr Opin Plant Biol 6:215-22. 2003..For the first time, tools for global analyses of starch biosynthesis are available for cereal crops, and are heralded by the draft sequence of the rice genome...
- Differential contribution of frugivores to complex seed dispersal patternsP Jordano
Integrative Ecology Group and Laboratorio de Ecología Molecular, Estacion Biologica de Donana, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Pabellón del Perú, Avenida María Luisa, S N, E 41013 Seville, Spain
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:3278-82. 2007..We used DNA-based genotyping techniques on Prunus mahaleb seeds dispersed by birds (small- and medium-sized passerines) and carnivorous mammals to infer each seed's source tree, ..
- Plants and people from the Early Neolithic to Shang periods in North ChinaGyoung Ah Lee
Archaeology Program, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:1087-92. 2007..The North China farming tradition that emphasized dry crops (millets, wheat, and legumes) with some rice appears to have been established at the latest by the Early Shang (Erligang; 1600-1300 B.C.) period...
- AtBXL1 encodes a bifunctional beta-D-xylosidase/alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase required for pectic arabinan modification in Arabidopsis mucilage secretory cellsAndrej A Arsovski
Biology Department, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1B1
Plant Physiol 150:1219-34. 2009..Wetting of mature seeds leads to the rapid bursting of these mucilage secretory cells to release a hydrophilic gel that surrounds the seed ..
- Molecular characterization of the Arabidopsis 9-cis epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase gene familyBao Cai Tan
Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Plant J 35:44-56. 2003..AtNCED5, AtNCED6, AtNCED9, and AtNCED3 contribute to expression in developing seeds with high levels of AtNCED6 present at an early stage...
- Genetic analysis of functions involved in adhesion of Pseudomonas putida to seedsM Espinosa-Urgel
Department of Plant Biochemistry, Estacion Experimental del Zaidin, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, E 18008 Granada, Spain
J Bacteriol 182:2363-9. 2000..require the establishment of efficient bacterial populations in the rhizosphere, for which colonization of plant seeds often constitutes a critical first step...
- Conserved and novel miRNAs in the legume Phaseolus vulgaris in response to stressCatalina Arenas-Huertero
Departamento de Biologia Molecular de Plantas, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Av Universidad 2001, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Plant Mol Biol 70:385-401. 2009..vulgaris. We propose that the novel miRNAs present in common bean and other legumes, are involved in regulation of legume-specific processes including adaptation to diverse external cues...
- Mechanisms of long-distance dispersal of seeds by windRan Nathan
Department of Life Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
Nature 418:409-13. 2002..release and aerodynamics with turbulent transport processes provide accurate probabilistic descriptions of LDD of seeds by wind...
- The protein storage vacuole: a unique compound organelleL Jiang
Department of Biology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
J Cell Biol 155:991-1002. 2001....
- Rice-based mucosal vaccine as a global strategy for cold-chain- and needle-free vaccinationTomonori Nochi
Division of Mucosal Immunology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 108 8639, Japan
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:10986-91. 2007..When mucosally fed, rice seeds expressing CTB were taken up by the M cells covering the Peyer's patches and induced CTB-specific serum IgG and ..
- Requirement of aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases for gametogenesis and embryo development in ArabidopsisMichael Berg
Department of Botany, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 74078, USA
Plant J 44:866-78. 2005....
- Abscisic acid signaling in seeds and seedlingsRuth R Finkelstein
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
Plant Cell 14:S15-45. 2002
- Cloning of DOG1, a quantitative trait locus controlling seed dormancy in ArabidopsisLeonie Bentsink
Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:17042-7. 2006....
- The ABSCISIC ACID-INSENSITIVE3, FUSCA3, and LEAFY COTYLEDON1 loci act in concert to control multiple aspects of Arabidopsis seed developmentF Parcy
Institut des Sciences Vegetales, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UPR 40, Gif sur Yvette, France
Plant Cell 9:1265-77. 1997..These results suggest that in contrast to previous models, the ABI3, FUS3, and LEC1 genes act synergistically to control multiple elementary processes during seed development...
- Early infection of scutellum tissue with Agrobacterium allows high-speed transformation of riceSeiichi Toki
Plant Genetic Engineering Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, 2 1 2 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8602, Japan
Plant J 47:969-76. 2006..Here, we report the competency of scutellum tissue from 1-day pre-cultured seeds for Agrobacterium-mediated transformation...
- Gene expression profiles of Arabidopsis Cvi seeds during dormancy cycling indicate a common underlying dormancy control mechanismCassandra S C Cadman
Warwick HRI, Warwick University, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
Plant J 46:805-22. 2006Physiologically dormant seeds, like those of Arabidopsis, will cycle through dormant states as seasons change until the environment is favourable for seedling establishment...
- Comprehensive expression profile analysis of the Arabidopsis Hsp70 gene familyD Y Sung
Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Department of Environmental Horticulture, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 0670, USA
Plant Physiol 126:789-800. 2001....
- Trehalose metabolism and signalingMatthew J Paul
Center for Crop Genetic Improvement, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
Annu Rev Plant Biol 59:417-41. 2008..The discovery of trehalose metabolism has been one of the most exciting developments in plant metabolism and plant science in recent years. The field is fast moving and this review highlights the most recent insights...
- A phenylalanine in DGAT is a key determinant of oil content and composition in maizePeizhong Zheng
Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc, A DuPont Company, 7300 NW 62nd Avenue, PO Box 1004, Johnston, Iowa 50131, USA
Nat Genet 40:367-72. 2008..This work provides insights into the molecular basis of natural variation of oil and oleic-acid contents in plants and highlights DGAT as a promising target for increasing oil and oleic-acid contents in other crops...
- Molecular physiology of legume seed developmentHans Weber
Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
Annu Rev Plant Biol 56:253-79. 2005..Transgenic legumes with changed metabolic pathways and seed composition provide suitable models to study pathway regulation and metabolic control. At the same time, desirable improvements of seed quality and yield may be achieved...
- Nitric oxide acts as an antioxidant and delays programmed cell death in barley aleurone layersMaria Veronica Beligni
Instituto de Investigaciones Biologicas, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, 7600, Mar del Plata, Argentina
Plant Physiol 129:1642-50. 2002..Treatment with GA in the presence of NO donors delays the loss of CAT and SOD. We speculate that NO may be an endogenous modulator of PCD in barley aleurone cells...
- A genomic and expression compendium of the expanded PEBP gene family from maizeOlga N Danilevskaya
Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc, A DuPont Business, Johnston, IA 50131, USA
Plant Physiol 146:250-64. 2008..The expression of other ZCN genes in roots, kernels, and flowers implies their involvement in diverse developmental processes...
- Towards a better understanding of the metabolic system for amylopectin biosynthesis in plants: rice endosperm as a model tissueYasunori Nakamura
Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Department of Biological Production, Akita Prefectural University, Shimoshinjo Nakano, Akita City, 010 0195 Japan
Plant Cell Physiol 43:718-25. 2002....
- GERMINATOR: a software package for high-throughput scoring and curve fitting of Arabidopsis seed germinationRonny V L Joosen
Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 1, NL 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
Plant J 62:148-59. 2010..to many important scientific discoveries and has provided valuable tools for the production of high quality seeds. An important instrument for this type of research is the accurate quantification of germination; however ..
- Functional characterization of the thi1 promoter region from Arabidopsis thalianaDenise Teixeira Ribeiro
Depto de Botanica, Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Rua do Matao, 277, 05508 900 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
J Exp Bot 56:1797-804. 2005..The smallest fragment (designated Pthi322) encompasses 306 bp and possesses all the essential signals for tissue specificity, as well as responsiveness to stress conditions such as sugar deprivation, high salinity, and hypoxia...
- Regulation of carotenoid and ABA accumulation during the development and germination of Nicotiana plumbaginifolia seedsAnne Frey
INRA-INAPG, Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin, UMR204, Laboratoire de Biologie des Semences, 78026 Versailles Cedex, France
Planta 224:622-32. 2006..of epoxycarotenoid synthesis to the regulation of ABA accumulation in Nicotiana plumbaginifolia developing seeds. Maximal accumulation of xanthophylls occurred at mid-development in wild type seeds, when total ABA levels also ..
- Characterization of two GL8 paralogs reveals that the 3-ketoacyl reductase component of fatty acid elongase is essential for maize (Zea mays L.) developmentCharles R Dietrich
Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Plant J 42:844-61. 2005..Hence, we hypothesize that sphingolipids or other VLCFA-containing compounds are essential for normal embryo development...
- Nitrate, a signal relieving seed dormancy in ArabidopsisA Alboresi
, INRA centre de Versailles-Grignon, Versailles Cedex, France
Plant Cell Environ 28:500-12. 2005..the Arabidopsis nitrate reductase genes or of different nitrate regimes of mother plants on the dormancy of the seeds produced were analysed...
- Oleosin gene family of Coffea canephora: quantitative expression analysis of five oleosin genes in developing and germinating coffee grainAndrew J Simkin
Centre de Recherche Nestl, 101 Av. Gustave Eiffel, Notre Dame d'O, BP 49716-37097 Tours, France
J Plant Physiol 163:691-708. 2006..arabica (arabica), respectively. As the majority of the oil stored in oil seeds is contained in specific structures called oil bodies, we were interested in determining whether there are any ..
- The protein phosphatase AtPP2CA negatively regulates abscisic acid signal transduction in Arabidopsis, and effects of abh1 on AtPP2CA mRNAJosef M Kuhn
Division of Biological Sciences, Cell and Developmental Biology Section, and Center for Molecular Genetics, University of California, La Jolla, California 92093 0116, USA
Plant Physiol 140:127-39. 2006..Moreover, expression of a 35SAtPP2CA cDNA fusion in abh1 partially suppresses abh1 hypersensitivity, and the data further suggest that additional mechanisms contribute to ABA hypersensitivity of abh1...
- ABA-hypersensitive germination3 encodes a protein phosphatase 2C (AtPP2CA) that strongly regulates abscisic acid signaling during germination among Arabidopsis protein phosphatase 2CsTomo Yoshida
International Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Yokohama City University, Tsurumi, Yokohama 230 0045, Japan
Plant Physiol 140:115-26. 2006..Northern-blot analysis clearly showed that AHG3/AtPP2CA is the most active among those PP2C genes in seeds. These results suggest that AHG3/AtPP2CA plays a major role among PP2Cs in the ABA response in seeds and that the ..
- CML24, regulated in expression by diverse stimuli, encodes a potential Ca2+ sensor that functions in responses to abscisic acid, daylength, and ion stressNIKKI A DELK
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005 1892, USA
Plant Physiol 139:240-53. 2005....
- Isolation of a cDNA clone (PcSrp) encoding serine-rich-protein from Porteresia coarctata T. and its expression in yeast and finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.) affording salt toleranceS Mahalakshmi
Centre for Plant Molecular Biology, Osmania University, 500 007 Hyderabad, AP, India
Planta 224:347-59. 2006....
- ABR1, an APETALA2-domain transcription factor that functions as a repressor of ABA response in ArabidopsisGirdhar K Pandey
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Plant Physiol 139:1185-93. 2005....
- The homeobox gene GLABRA2 affects seed oil content in ArabidopsisBo Shen
Pioneer Hi Bred International, A DuPont Company, 7300 NW 62nd Ave, Johnston, IOW, 50131, USA
Plant Mol Biol 60:377-87. 2006..The result indicates that in addition to its known function in trichome and root hair development, GLABRA2 is involved in the control of seed oil accumulation...
- Proteomic investigation of the effect of salicylic acid on Arabidopsis seed germination and establishment of early defense mechanismsLoïc Rajjou
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Bayer CropScience Joint Laboratory, Unité Mixte de Recherche 2847, F 69263 Lyon cedex 09, France
Plant Physiol 141:910-23. 2006The influence of salicylic acid (SA) on elicitation of defense mechanisms in Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) seeds and seedlings was assessed by physiological measurements combined with global expression profiling (proteomics)...
- Integration of light and abscisic acid signaling during seed germination and early seedling developmentHao Chen
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St Louis, MO 63132, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4495-500. 2008..high affinity and is required for the expression of ABI5 and ABI5-targeted late embryogenesis-abundant genes in seeds. Chromatin immunoprecipitation also indicated that the binding of HY5 to the ABI5 promoter is significantly ..
- Functional analysis reveals pleiotropic effects of rice RING-H2 finger protein gene OsBIRF1 on regulation of growth and defense responses against abiotic and biotic stressesHuizhi Liu
State Key Laboratory for Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Huajiachi Campus, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, People s Republic of China
Plant Mol Biol 68:17-30. 2008..These results demonstrate that OsBIRF1 has pleiotropic effects on growth and defense response against multiple abiotic and biotic stresses...
- The rice Mybleu transcription factor increases tolerance to oxygen deprivation in Arabidopsis plantsMonica Mattana
Istituto di Biologia e Biotecnologia Agraria, CNR, via E Bassini 15, 20133 Milano, Italy
Physiol Plant 131:106-21. 2007..In transgenic plants, this effect may depend both on the maintenance of a higher metabolism during stress and on the higher expression levels of certain genes involved in the anaerobic response...
- A seed-specific AP2-domain transcription factor from soybean plays a certain role in regulation of seed germinationChunmei Wang
National Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Sci China C Life Sci 51:336-45. 2008..In the present study we identified an EST expressed specifically in the developing soybean seeds. The full length of the gene was obtained through further RACE analysis and the gene was named GmSGR...
- Specific role of LeMAN2 in the control of seed germination exposed by overexpression of the LeMAN3 gene in tomato plantsHarel Belotserkovsky
Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture and the Otto Warburg Minerva Center for Agricultural Biotechnology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
Planta 227:199-209. 2007..one of the key enzymes involved in the hydrolysis of the mannan-rich cell walls of tomato (Solanum lycopersicon) seeds. Two isoforms of endo-beta-mannanase have been characterized in tomato seeds: LeMAN2 is active in the micropylar ..
- Isolation of the maize Zpu1 gene promoter and its functional analysis in transgenic tobacco plantsXiaoping Chen
State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology and Department of Seed Sciences and Technology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100094, China
Plant Cell Rep 26:1555-65. 2007..In pZ2-transgenic lines, the GUS activity was not only restricted to seeds, but was also detected in calyxes, petals, stamens and mature leaves...
- The SebHLH transcription factor mediates trans-activation of the SeFAD2 gene promoter through binding to E- and G-box elementsMi Jung Kim
School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul, 136 701, Korea
Plant Mol Biol 64:453-66. 2007..Seed-specific FAD2 (SeFAD2) produced 40% of linoleic acids in the total fatty acids of sesame (Sesamum indicum) seeds. The expression of SeFAD2 transcripts was spatially and temporally controlled during seed development...
- A strong constitutive gene expression system derived from ibAGP1 promoter and its transit peptideMan Sup Kwak
School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul 136 701, South Korea
Plant Cell Rep 26:1253-62. 2007..These results suggest that the ibAGP1 promoter and its transit peptide are a strong constitutive foreign gene expression system for transgenesis of dicot plants...
- Identification of two protein kinases required for abscisic acid regulation of seed germination, root growth, and gene expression in ArabidopsisHiroaki Fujii
Center for Plant Cell Biology, Institute for Integrative Genome Biology and Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
Plant Cell 19:485-94. 2007..Together, these results demonstrate that SnRK2.2 and SnRK2.3 are redundant but key protein kinases that mediate a major part of ABA signaling in Arabidopsis...
- ABA induction of miR159 controls transcript levels of two MYB factors during Arabidopsis seed germinationJose L Reyes
Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
Plant J 49:592-606. 2007..Here, we show that, in germinating Arabidopsis thaliana seeds, ABA induces the accumulation of microRNA 159 (miR159) in an ABI3-dependent fashion, and miRNA159 mediates ..
- Overexpression of HBK3, a class I KNOX homeobox gene, improves the development of Norway spruce (Picea abies) somatic embryosMark F Belmonte
Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, R3T 2N2, Manitoba, Canada
J Exp Bot 58:2851-61. 2007..Furthermore, the results show redundant functions of this gene during embryonic growth of spruce and Arabidopsis, but not during post-embryonic growth...
- Plant science. Distributing nutritionJonathan D Gitlin
Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
Science 314:1252-3. 2006
- A homeodomain leucine zipper gene from Craterostigma plantagineum regulates abscisic acid responsive gene expression and physiological responsesXin Deng
Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, Carl von Linne Weg 10, Cologne D 50829, Germany
Plant Mol Biol 61:469-89. 2006..CpHB-7 gene expression is also linked to early organ development, leading to the suggestion that CpHB-7 is functionally similar to the Arabidopsis transcription factor, ATHB-6...
- Regulation of Arabidopsis thaliana Em genes: role of ABI5Cristel Carles
, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 5096, , 52, Avenue de Villeneuve, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France
Plant J 30:373-83. 2002..An additional characteristic of the abi5-5 mutant, is the ability of its seeds to germinate at high concentrations of salt and mannitol...
- NtGNL1 is involved in embryonic cell division patterning, root elongation, and pollen tube growth in tobaccoLu Wang
Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Plant Developmental Biology, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
New Phytol 179:81-93. 2008....
- Characterization of a DRE-binding transcription factor from a halophyte Atriplex hortensisYi Guo Shen
Plant Biotechnology Laboratory, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, PR China
Theor Appl Genet 107:155-61. 2003..These results suggest that the AhDREB1 protein functions as a DRE-binding transcription factor and play roles in the stress-tolerant response of A. hortensis...
- Gibberellin regulates Arabidopsis seed germination via RGL2, a GAI/RGA-like gene whose expression is up-regulated following imbibitionSorcheng Lee
Institute of Molecular Agrobiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117604
Genes Dev 16:646-58. 2002The germination of Arabidopsis seeds is promoted by gibberellin (GA). Arabidopsis GAI, and RGA are genes encoding key GA signal-transduction components (GAI and RGA) that mediate GA regulation of stem elongation...
- Lysine metabolism is concurrently regulated by synthesis and catabolism in both reproductive and vegetative tissuesXiaohong Zhu
Department of Plant Sciences, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100 Israel
Plant Physiol 135:129-36. 2004..role of Lys catabolism in balancing Lys levels in plants has only been directly demonstrated in developing seeds. Seed-specific expression of a bacterial feedback-insensitive dihydrodipicolinate synthase (DHPS) in an ..
- Molecular analyses of the Arabidopsis TUBBY-like protein gene familyChia Ping Lai
Institute of Microbiology and Biochemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
Plant Physiol 134:1586-97. 2004..These results suggest that AtTLP9 may participate in the ABA signaling pathway...
- Maize HSP101 plays important roles in both induced and basal thermotolerance and primary root growthJorge Nieto-Sotelo
Department of Plant Molecular Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 62250 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Plant Cell 14:1621-33. 2002..HSP101 is dispensable for proper embryo and whole plant development in the absence of heat stress...
- The Douglas-fir BiP promoter is functional in Arabidopsis and responds to woundingBenjamin S Forward
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology and Centre for Forest Biology, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 3055 STN CSC, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3P6, Canada
Planta 215:569-76. 2002..Correlation of the observed expression pattern with the known function of BiP suggests that pathways controlling expression are highly conserved between angiosperms and gymnosperms...
- Storage protein accumulation in the absence of the vacuolar processing enzyme family of cysteine proteasesDarren Gruis
Pioneer Hi Bred International, A DuPont Company, Johnston, Iowa 50131 1004, USA
Plant Cell 16:270-90. 2004..protein processing, but we demonstrated previously that Asn-specific protein processing in developing Arabidopsis seeds occurs independently of this VPE activity...
- Arabidopsis thaliana atrab28: a nuclear targeted protein related to germination and toxic cation toleranceAntonio Borrell
Department de Genètica Molecular, Centre d Investigació i Desenvolupament, CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
Plant Mol Biol 50:249-59. 2002..Moreover, improved cation toxicity tolerance was also observed not only during germination but also in seedlings. These results suggest a role of Atrab28 in the ion cell balance during late embryogenesis and germination...
- Cloning and characterization of Arabidopsis thaliana pyridoxal kinaseHon Kei Lum
Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
Planta 215:870-9. 2002..Furthermore, expression of the PK gene in A. thaliana seeds was found to start 60 h after imbibition...
- LEC1, FUS3, ABI3 and Em expression reveals no correlation with dormancy in ArabidopsisLars O Baumbusch
Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, Biological Institute, University of Oslo, PO Box 1031, Blindern, N 0315 Oslo, Norway
J Exp Bot 55:77-87. 2004Dormant Arabidopsis seeds require stratification and light for germination...
- The tobacco A-type cyclin, Nicta;CYCA3;2, at the nexus of cell division and differentiationYu Yu
, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, , 67084 Strasbourg, France
Plant Cell 15:2763-77. 2003..We propose that Nicta;CYCA3;2 has important functions, analogous to those of cyclin E in animals, in the control of plant cell division and differentiation...
- AtAGP30, an arabinogalactan-protein in the cell walls of the primary root, plays a role in root regeneration and seed germinationArjon J van Hengel
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK
Plant J 36:256-70. 2003..This suggests that AtAGP30 functions in the ABA response. By analogy to proteoglycan-mediated regulation of growth-factor-signalling pathways in animals, our data indicate that phytohormone activity in plants can be modulated by AGPs...
- Salmonella Vaccines Against Bacterial EnteropathogensRoy Curtiss; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will annually amend our Master File, prepare and fully characterize candidate vaccine Master Seeds for stability and safety, prepare and submit protocols for IRB approvals, and submit information to facilitate ..
- S. typhimiurium Vaccine Against Bacterial EnteropathogensRoy Curtiss; Fiscal Year: 2007..will also collaboratively work to develop our Master File, prepare and fully characterize candidate vaccine Master Seeds for stability and safety, prepare and submit protocols for IRB approvals, submit information necessary to obtain ..
- PROTEIN-CARBOHYDRATE INTERACTIONIrwin Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 1990..and N-acetyllactosamine with the N-acetyl-D-glucosamine binding lectin from Datura stramonium seeds will be studied...
- Walnuts vs. Walnut-Oil, Glucose Homeostasis, PCOSSidika Kasim Karakas; Fiscal Year: 2007..improves insulin sensitivity, these women are advised to increase polyunsaturated fat (PUFA) intake from nuts, seeds and fish-oil. This advice is not evidence based...
- FERRITIN AND IRON DEFICIENCY--A NEW LOOK AT THE PROBLEMElizabeth Theil; Fiscal Year: 2000A sustainable solution to dietary iron deficiency can be achieved in part by increasing bioavailable iron in seeds used for food such as soybeans. Dietary iron deficiency and anemia afflict 1.5 billion people world-wide, approximately 6...
- Echinacea: Standardized Product & Supply ProvisionXiping Wang; Fiscal Year: 2004..The source of crude material for subsequent analytical chemistry testing will be first addressed: Echinacea seeds will be tested and identified for purity, then germinated and cultivated at different seasons/soil/field ..
- Crossing Borders: HIV and Substance use at the Gateway to North AmericaKimberly C Brouwer; Fiscal Year: 2010..substance using FSWs;Round 2 will focus on the MSM population;and Round 3 will begin with peer recruiters ("seeds") drawn from "mobile" persons- including truck drivers, deportees and regional and international migrants...
- Ferritin and Iron Nutrition in Health and DiseaseElizabeth Theil; Fiscal Year: 2005..Ferritin is a major source of iron in the early development of humans, other animals and plants. Legume seeds consumed by humans are rich in iron and ferritin...
- CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY IN ADVENTISTS--A LOW RISK GROUPGary Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2007..Nearly half of the population are vegetarian, and many eat dairy products, nuts, seeds and soy, these providing a wide range of dietary linolenic and other long-chain unsaturated acids...
- REGULATION OF AMINO ACID BIOSYNTHESIS GENES IN PLANTSGloria Coruzzi; Fiscal Year: 1999..Nitrogen assimilation into these amino acids affects plant growth and ultimately seeds quantity and quality...
- Visualization and real-time dosimetry for prostate brachytherapy using ultrasoundSeptimiu Salcudean; Fiscal Year: 2007..This treatment involves the permanent placement of radioactive capsules (seeds) in the prostate, in a pattern that delivers a sufficient radiation dose to kill the cancer while maintaining a ..
- Resolution of Gouty InflammationSTEPHEN MALAWISTA; Fiscal Year: 2007..We hypothesize that early lipid mediators sow the seeds for later ones (lipoxins and perhaps novel moieties) with anti-inflammatory properties, leading to resolution...
- Molecular Mechanism of Genistein in Prostate CancerFazlul Sarkar; Fiscal Year: 2004..The soy isoflavone, genistein is believed to be the primary anti-cancer agent found in whole grain cereal food, seeds and soybean products, which may play an important role in the prevention and/or treatment of human prostate cancer...
- Geography, networks, and risk in disease transmissionRichard Rothenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007..We will use ethnographic methods to identify 3 "seeds" in each of 5 high-burden and 5 low-burden zip codes, and will use a chain-link design to construct 30 networks of ..
- Geography, networks, and risk in disease transmissionRichard Rothenberg; Fiscal Year: 2009..We will use ethnographic methods to identify 3 "seeds" in each of 5 high-burden and 5 low-burden zip codes, and will use a chain-link design to construct 30 networks of ..
- Recombinant Attenuated Salmonella Vaccines for HumansRoy Curtiss; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will also add to our Master File (filed with FDA), prepare and fully characterize candidate vaccine Master Seeds for stability and safety, prepare and submit protocols for IRB approvals, submit information necessary to obtain ..
- Prostate Edema in Permanent Interstitial BrachytherapyZhe Chen; Fiscal Year: 2009..Public Health Relevance: Permanent implantation of radioactive seeds containing iodine-125, palladium-103, or cesium-131 in the prostate, also called brachytherapy, has become a ..
- Prostate Edema in Permanent Interstitial BrachytherapyZhe Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010..Public Health Relevance: Permanent implantation of radioactive seeds containing iodine-125, palladium-103, or cesium-131 in the prostate, also called brachytherapy, has become a ..
- PROTEIN-CARBOHYDRATE INTERACTIONIrwin Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 1993..Mucus from colon cancer will be fractionated on immobilized amaranthin, the lectin which we isolated and characterized from Amaranthus caudatus seeds. This lectin recognizes the T- or cryptic T-antigen [(NANAalpha2,3)Galbeta1,3GalNAc].
- Pre-clinical Studies on Lupinus termis Seeds ExtractMIKHAIL ANTOUN; Fiscal Year: 2003..is intended to carry out preliminary pharmacology-toxicology studies on an alcoholic extract obtained form the seeds of a plant which, in earlier clinical studies performed outside the US, demonstrated encouraging activity in the ..
- Neurotoxicity of sterol glucosides: role in ALS-PDCChristopher Shaw; Fiscal Year: 2007..complex (ALS-PDC) of Guam has been historically and experimentally associated with the consumption of seeds of the cycad palm known to contain various cyto- as well as specific neurotoxins...
- Gamma Ray Spectroscopy for Dose Rate ConstantsRavinder Nath; Fiscal Year: 2006Permanent implantation of either iodine-125 seeds or palladium-103 radioactive seeds in the prostate has become a popular form of radiation therapy for carefully selected prostate cancer patients...