Andreas Houben

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Haploidization via Chromosome Elimination: Means and Mechanisms
    Takayoshi Ishii
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK Gatersleben, 06466 Stadt Seeland, Germany email
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 67:421-38. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Evolution and biology of supernumerary B chromosomes
    Andreas Houben
    Chromosome Structure and Function Laboratory, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstrasse 3, 06466, Gatersleben, Germany
    Cell Mol Life Sci 71:467-78. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Engineered plant minichromosomes
    Andreas Houben
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466 Stadt Seeland OT Gatersleben, Germany
    Int J Dev Biol 57:651-7. 2013
  4. pmc Cytomolecular characterization of de novo formed rye B chromosome variants
    André Marques
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466, Gatersleben, Germany
    Mol Cytogenet 5:34. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint CENH3 interacts with the centromeric retrotransposon cereba and GC-rich satellites and locates to centromeric substructures in barley
    Andreas Houben
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Chromosoma 116:275-83. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Phosphorylation of histone H3 in plants--a dynamic affair
    Andreas Houben
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Chromosome Structure and Function Group, Corrensstrasse 3, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1769:308-15. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Microdissection and chromosome painting of plant B chromosomes
    A Houen
    Department of Genetics, The University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Methods Cell Sci 23:115-24. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Novel phosphorylation of histone H3 at threonine 11 that temporally correlates with condensation of mitotic and meiotic chromosomes in plant cells
    A Houben
    Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Gatersleben, Germany
    Cytogenet Genome Res 109:148-55. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint DNA and proteins of plant centromeres
    Andreas Houben
    Chromosome Structure and Function Group, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 6:554-60. 2003
  10. doi request reprint CENH3 distribution and differential chromatin modifications during pollen development in rye (Secale cereale L.)
    Andreas Houben
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Corrensstr 3, 06466, Gatersleben, Germany
    Chromosome Res 19:471-80. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Haploidization via Chromosome Elimination: Means and Mechanisms
    Takayoshi Ishii
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK Gatersleben, 06466 Stadt Seeland, Germany email
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 67:421-38. 2016
    ..Parallels have been drawn with chromosome-specific elimination, which occurs as a normal part of differentiation and sex determination in many plant and animal systems. ..
  2. doi request reprint Evolution and biology of supernumerary B chromosomes
    Andreas Houben
    Chromosome Structure and Function Laboratory, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstrasse 3, 06466, Gatersleben, Germany
    Cell Mol Life Sci 71:467-78. 2014
    ..We summarize the latest findings on supernumerary chromosomes with a special focus on the origin, DNA composition, and the non-Mendelian accumulation mechanism of Bs. ..
  3. doi request reprint Engineered plant minichromosomes
    Andreas Houben
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466 Stadt Seeland OT Gatersleben, Germany
    Int J Dev Biol 57:651-7. 2013
    ..Here, construction and biology of plant minichromosomes are compared with data available for yeast and animal systems. ..
  4. pmc Cytomolecular characterization of de novo formed rye B chromosome variants
    André Marques
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466, Gatersleben, Germany
    Mol Cytogenet 5:34. 2012
    ..B chromosomes (Bs) are dispensable elements which occur in many species including rye (Secale cereale). We determined the organization of B variants to obtain insights into the origin of B polymorphisms in rye...
  5. ncbi request reprint CENH3 interacts with the centromeric retrotransposon cereba and GC-rich satellites and locates to centromeric substructures in barley
    Andreas Houben
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Chromosoma 116:275-83. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Phosphorylation of histone H3 in plants--a dynamic affair
    Andreas Houben
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Chromosome Structure and Function Group, Corrensstrasse 3, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1769:308-15. 2007
    ..Initial results indicate that members of the plant Aurora kinase family have the capacity to control cell cycle regulated histone H3 phosphorylation, and in addition we describe other potential H3 kinases and discuss their functions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Microdissection and chromosome painting of plant B chromosomes
    A Houen
    Department of Genetics, The University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Methods Cell Sci 23:115-24. 2001
    ..The feasibility of 'chromosome painting' of standard chromosomes in plant species with relatively small or large genomes is discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Novel phosphorylation of histone H3 at threonine 11 that temporally correlates with condensation of mitotic and meiotic chromosomes in plant cells
    A Houben
    Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Gatersleben, Germany
    Cytogenet Genome Res 109:148-55. 2005
    ..These data show that histone modifications are highly dynamic. Moreover, animal and plant organisms may have evolved individual histone codes...
  9. ncbi request reprint DNA and proteins of plant centromeres
    Andreas Houben
    Chromosome Structure and Function Group, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 6:554-60. 2003
    ..The mechanism(s) of centromere assembly and the functional implication of (peri-)centromeric modifications of chromatin remain to be elucidated...
  10. doi request reprint CENH3 distribution and differential chromatin modifications during pollen development in rye (Secale cereale L.)
    Andreas Houben
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Corrensstr 3, 06466, Gatersleben, Germany
    Chromosome Res 19:471-80. 2011
    ..Differences between rye and A. thaliana data suggest that the chromatin organization in mature nuclei of pollen grains is not universal across angiosperms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Methylation of histone H3 in euchromatin of plant chromosomes depends on basic nuclear DNA content
    Andreas Houben
    Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant J 33:967-73. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint The genomic complexity of micro B chromosomes of Brachycome dichromosomatica
    A Houben
    Molecular Biosciences Genetics, Adelaide University, SA, Australia 5005
    Chromosoma 110:451-9. 2001
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  13. doi request reprint Telomere-mediated truncation of barley chromosomes
    Eszter Kapusi
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Gatersleben, Germany
    Chromosoma 121:181-90. 2012
    ..Truncated chromosomes were transmissible in sexual reproduction, but were inherited at rates lower than expected according to Mendelian rules...
  14. doi request reprint AtHaspin phosphorylates histone H3 at threonine 3 during mitosis and contributes to embryonic patterning in Arabidopsis
    Raheleh Karimi Ashtiyani
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Corrensstr 3, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant J 68:443-54. 2011
    ..Haspin mutant embryos frequently showed alteration in division plane orientation that could be traced back to the earliest divisions of embryo development, thus Haspin contributes to embryonic patterning...
  15. pmc Transcriptionally active heterochromatin in rye B chromosomes
    Mariana Carchilan
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant Cell 19:1738-49. 2007
    ..The lack of any significant open reading frame and the highly heterogeneous size of mainly polyadenylated transcripts indicate that the noncoding RNA may function as structural or catalytic RNA...
  16. ncbi request reprint Aurora1 phosphorylation activity on histone H3 and its cross-talk with other post-translational histone modifications in Arabidopsis
    Dmitri Demidov
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstrasse 3, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant J 59:221-30. 2009
    ..Inactivation of AtAurora also caused lagging chromosomes in a number of anaphase cells, but, unlike the situation in mammalian cells, Hesperadin did not influence the microtubule dynamics in dividing cells...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evolution and function of B chromosome 45S rDNA sequences in Brachycome dichromosomatica
    Sylvia Marschner
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Genome 50:638-44. 2007
    ..dichromosomatica is suggested. The frequent (70%) nucleolar non-association of micro B chromosomes suggests inactivity of micro B 45S rDNA...
  18. pmc Molecular evidence for transcription of genes on a B chromosome in Crepis capillaris
    Carolyn R Leach
    School of Molecular and Biomedical Science Genetics, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Genetics 171:269-78. 2005
    ..Sequence analysis of part of the A and B chromosome rRNA genes, together with comparisons with related species, indicates that the B chromosome rRNA genes originate from the A chromosome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal histone modification patterns--from conservation to diversity
    Jörg Fuchs
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Corrensstrasse 3, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Trends Plant Sci 11:199-208. 2006
    ..This implies the possibility of evolutionary divergence in reading the "histone code"...
  20. doi request reprint Induction of telomere-mediated chromosomal truncation and stability of truncated chromosomes in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Chee How Teo
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstr 3, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant J 68:28-39. 2011
    ..Truncated chromosomes were transmissible in sexual reproduction, but were inherited at rates lower than expected according to Mendelian rules...
  21. doi request reprint De novo generation of plant centromeres at tandem repeats
    Chee How Teo
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstrasse 3, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Chromosoma 122:233-41. 2013
    ..This approach will be further developed and may contribute to generating minichromosomes from preselected genomic regions, potentially even in a diploid background...
  22. ncbi request reprint Tissue culture triggers chromosome alterations, amplification, and transposition of repeat sequences in Allium fistulosum
    Dorota Gernand
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Genome 50:435-42. 2007
    ..Because root calyptra cells showed similar structures, it is likely that heterochromatic spike-like structures are a feature of nondividing cells at the onset of programmed cell death...
  23. doi request reprint The holocentric species Luzula elegans shows interplay between centromere and large-scale genome organization
    Stefan Heckmann
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstrasse 3, 06466, Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant J 73:555-65. 2013
    ..Our data suggest a correlation between the centromere and overall genome organization in species with holocentric chromosomes...
  24. pmc Formation and expression of pseudogenes on the B chromosome of rye
    Ali Mohammad Banaei-Moghaddam
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant Cell 25:2536-44. 2013
    ..Phenotypes and effects associated with the presence of Bs might be explained by the activity of B-located pseudogenes. We propose a model for the evolution of B-located pseudogenes. ..
  25. doi request reprint Altered expression of Aurora kinases in Arabidopsis results in aneu- and polyploidization
    Dmitri Demidov
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstraße 3, 06466, Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant J 80:449-61. 2014
    ..In conclusion, our data demonstrate an essential role of Aurora kinases in the monitoring of meiosis in plants. ..
  26. doi request reprint High-copy sequences reveal distinct evolution of the rye B chromosome
    Sonja Klemme
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstraße 3, Gatersleben, 06466, Germany
    New Phytol 199:550-8. 2013
    ..Our findings highlight the differences between As and Bs. Although Bs originated from As, they have since taken a separate evolutionary pathway...
  27. doi request reprint Similar rye A and B chromosome organization in meristematic and differentiated interphase nuclei
    Veit Schubert
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Chromosome Res 19:645-55. 2011
    ..Hence, the control of rye B chromosome non-disjunction is also active in sporophytic cells...
  28. pmc Nondisjunction in favor of a chromosome: the mechanism of rye B chromosome drive during pollen mitosis
    Ali M Banaei-Moghaddam
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant Cell 24:4124-34. 2012
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  29. doi request reprint Additive inheritance of histone modifications in Arabidopsis thaliana intra-specific hybrids
    Ali M Banaei Moghaddam
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Corrensstraße 3, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant J 67:691-700. 2011
    ..In conclusion, intra-species hybridization does not result in gross changes to chromatin modifications...
  30. pmc Identification and dynamics of two classes of aurora-like kinases in Arabidopsis and other plants
    Dmitri Demidov
    Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant Cell 17:836-48. 2005
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  31. doi request reprint Rye B chromosomes are weakly transcribed and might alter the transcriptional activity of A chromosome sequences
    Mariana Carchilan
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Chromosoma 118:607-16. 2009
    ..For all analyzed B-chromosome-derived transcripts, similar A chromosome-encoded sequences were found which supports an A-derived origin of rye B chromosomes...
  32. doi request reprint Intraspecific hybrids of Arabidopsis thaliana revealed no gross alterations in endopolyploidy, DNA methylation, histone modifications and transcript levels
    Ali Mohammad Banaei Moghaddam
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstr 3, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Theor Appl Genet 120:215-26. 2010
    ..Thus, the results revealed only minor changes of chromatin properties and other nuclear features in response to intraspecific hybridization in Arabidopsis thaliana...
  33. pmc Loss of centromeric histone H3 (CENH3) from centromeres precedes uniparental chromosome elimination in interspecific barley hybrids
    Maryam Sanei
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:E498-505. 2011
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  34. ncbi request reprint B chromosomes of B. dichromosomatica show a reduced level of euchromatic histone H3 methylation marks
    Sylvia Marschner
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466, Gatersleben, Germany
    Chromosome Res 15:215-22. 2007
    ..Analysis of DNA replication timing suggests that micro Bs are replicating throughout S-phase...
  35. ncbi request reprint In situ hybridization to plant tissues and chromosomes
    Andreas Houben
    Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Gatersleben, Germany
    Methods Mol Biol 326:203-18. 2006
    ..Here we provide the protocols required for standard RNA and DNA in situ hybridization, with enough background information to enable trouble-shooting and data assessment...
  36. pmc Point mutation impairs centromeric CENH3 loading and induces haploid plants
    Raheleh Karimi-Ashtiyani
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research Gatersleben, 06466 Stadt Seeland, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:11211-6. 2015
    ..The high degree of evolutionary conservation of the identified mutation site offers promising opportunities for application in a wide range of crop species in which haploid technology is of interest. ..
  37. pmc Holocentromeres in Rhynchospora are associated with genome-wide centromere-specific repeat arrays interspersed among euchromatin
    André Marques
    Laboratory of Plant Cytogenetics and Evolution, Department of Botany, Federal University of Pernambuco, 50670 420 Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research Gatersleben, 06466 Stadt Seeland, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:13633-8. 2015
    ..Thus, different types of holocentromeres exist in different species, namely with and without centromeric repetitive sequences. ..
  38. pmc B chromosomes of rye are highly conserved and accompanied the development of early agriculture
    André Marques
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstr 3, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Ann Bot 112:527-34. 2013
    ..To address whether Bs maintained in geographically distinct populations of cultivated and weedy rye are polymorphic, the distribution patterns and the transcriptional activity of different B-located repeats were analysed...
  39. doi request reprint The differential loading of two barley CENH3 variants into distinct centromeric substructures is cell type- and development-specific
    Takayoshi Ishii
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK Gatersleben, Corrensstr 3, 06466, Stadt Seeland, Germany
    Chromosome Res 23:277-84. 2015
    ..A similar distribution and no preferential arrangement of the two CENH3 variants in relationship to the spindle poles suggest that both homologs meet the same function in metaphase cells. ..
  40. doi request reprint The distribution of α-kleisin during meiosis in the holocentromeric plant Luzula elegans
    Wei Ma
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Gatersleben, 06466, Stadt Seeland, Germany
    Chromosome Res 24:393-405. 2016
    ..elegans. This localization and the formation of a tripartite SC structure indicate that the prophase I behaviour of L. elegans is similar as in monocentric species. ..
  41. pmc Engineered plant minichromosomes: a bottom-up success?
    Andreas Houben
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics andCrop Plant Research, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant Cell 20:8-10. 2008
  42. pmc Uniparental chromosome elimination at mitosis and interphase in wheat and pearl millet crosses involves micronucleus formation, progressive heterochromatinization, and DNA fragmentation
    Dorota Gernand
    Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant Cell 17:2431-8. 2005
    ..The chromatin structure of nuclei and micronuclei is different, and heterochromatinization and DNA fragmentation of micronucleated pearl millet chromatin is the final step during haploidization...
  43. doi request reprint Plant B chromosomes
    Andreas Houben
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Gatersleben, Germany
    Methods Mol Biol 701:97-111. 2011
    ..Here, we survey current knowledge on the DNA/chromatin composition, origin, and drive mechanisms of B chromosomes and discuss the potential research applications of supernumerary chromosomes...
  44. pmc DNA methylation controls histone H3 lysine 9 methylation and heterochromatin assembly in Arabidopsis
    Wim J J Soppe
    Department of Cytogenetics, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstrasse 3, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    EMBO J 21:6549-59. 2002
    ..Analysis of F(1) hybrids between wild-type and hypomethylated mutants revealed that DNA methylation is epigenetically inherited and represents the genomic imprint that is required to maintain pericentromeric heterochromatin...
  45. doi request reprint Rye B chromosomes encode a functional Argonaute-like protein with in vitro slicer activities similar to its A chromosome paralog
    Wei Ma
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK Gatersleben, Corrensstrasse 3, 06466, Stadt Seeland, Germany
    New Phytol . 2016
    ..Hence, physiological effects, associated with the presence of Bs, may partly be explained by the activity of B-located (pseudo)genes...
  46. doi request reprint Plantago lagopus B Chromosome Is Enriched in 5S rDNA-Derived Satellite DNA
    Katrin Kumke
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK Gatersleben, Stadt Seeland, Germany
    Cytogenet Genome Res 148:68-73. 2016
    ..The B-specific tandem repeat PLsatB originated from sequence amplification including 5S rDNA fragments. ..
  47. pmc The transcript elongation factor SPT4/SPT5 is involved in auxin-related gene expression in Arabidopsis
    Julius Dürr
    Department of Cell Biology and Plant Biochemistry, Biochemie Zentrum Regensburg BZR, University of Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany, Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Aalborg University, Sohngaardsholmsvej 49, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstrasse 3, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany and Institute for Biochemistry I, Biochemie Zentrum Regensburg BZR, University of Regensburg, Universitatsstrasse 31, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Nucleic Acids Res 42:4332-47. 2014
    ..Therefore, SPT4/SPT5 acts as a TEF in Arabidopsis, regulating transcription during the elongation stage with particular impact on the expression of certain auxin-related genes. ..
  48. doi request reprint Fluorescent labelling of in situ hybridisation probes through the copper-catalysed azide-alkyne cycloaddition reaction
    Susann Hesse
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research Gatersleben, 06466, Stadt Seeland, Germany
    Chromosome Res 24:299-307. 2016
    ..Moreover, a combination of FISH using such probes with other techniques, e.g. immunohistochemistry (IHC) and cell proliferation assays using 5-ethynyl-deoxyuridine, is herein shown to be easily feasible. ..
  49. doi request reprint Holokinetic centromeres and efficient telomere healing enable rapid karyotype evolution
    Maja Jankowska
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, OT Gatersleben, Correnstrasse 3, D 06466, Stadt Seeland, Germany
    Chromosoma 124:519-28. 2015
    ..Hence, a combination of holokinetic centromere activity and the fast formation of new telomeres at break points enables holocentric species a rapid karyotype evolution involving chromosome fissions and rearrangements. ..
  50. pmc Alternative meiotic chromatid segregation in the holocentric plant Luzula elegans
    Stefan Heckmann
    Department of Cytogenetics and Genome Analysis, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstraße 3, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Nat Commun 5:4979. 2014
    ..Thus, an inverted sequence of meiotic sister chromatid segregation occurs. This alternative meiotic process is most likely one possible adaptation to handle a holocentric chromosome architecture and behaviour during meiosis. ..
  51. doi request reprint Genes on B chromosomes: old questions revisited with new tools
    Ali M Banaei-Moghaddam
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK Gatersleben, Corrensstr 3, 06466 Stadt Seeland, Germany
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1849:64-70. 2015
    ..B chromosomes are supernumerary dispensable parts of the karyotype which appear in some individuals of some populations in some species. Often, they have been considered as 'junk DNA' or genomic parasites without functional genes...
  52. pmc B chromosomes of Aegilops speltoides are enriched in organelle genome-derived sequences
    Alevtina Ruban
    Russian State Agrarian University Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy, Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, Moscow, Russia Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Chromosome Structure and Function Laboratory, Gatersleben, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e90214. 2014
    ..The distribution of B-localised organellar-derived sequences and other sequences differs between genotypes of different geographical origins. ..
  53. ncbi request reprint Influence of cryopreservation on the cytosine methylation state of potato genomic NDA
    Anja Kaczmarczyk
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Gatersleben, Germany
    Cryo Letters 31:380-91. 2010
    ..The order of magnitude of methylation changes observed was consistent with other studies, where similar rates of DNA methylation changes have been found...
  54. ncbi request reprint Uniparental loss of ribosomal DNA in the allotetraploid grass Zingeria trichopoda (2n = 8)
    Violetta Kotseruba
    Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Genome 46:156-63. 2003
    ..Finally, 5S rDNA loci are present in both subgenomes of Z. trichopoda and the chromosomal position of these loci is similar for both Z. biebersteiniana and the Z. biebersteiniana like parental genome of Z. trichopoda...
  55. ncbi request reprint Similar Sister Chromatid Arrangement in Mono- and Holocentric Plant Chromosomes
    Veit Schubert
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK Gatersleben, Stadt Seeland, Germany
    Cytogenet Genome Res 149:218-225. 2016
    ..Based on these results, models of the sister chromatid arrangement in mono- and holocentric plant chromosomes are presented...
  56. doi request reprint Collinearity of homoeologous group 3 chromosomes in the genus Hordeum and Secale cereale as revealed by 3H-derived FISH analysis
    Lala Aliyeva-Schnorr
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK Gatersleben, 06466, Stadt Seeland, Germany
    Chromosome Res 24:231-42. 2016
    ..Comparison between repeat-free genomic and cDNA probes showed that gene-containing single-copy genomic DNA (gDNA) probes are performing more reliably for FISH-based analysis of synteny. ..
  57. doi request reprint Cytogenetic mapping with centromeric bacterial artificial chromosomes contigs shows that this recombination-poor region comprises more than half of barley chromosome 3H
    Lala Aliyeva-Schnorr
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Gatersleben, 06466, Stadt Seeland, Germany
    Plant J 84:385-94. 2015
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  58. doi request reprint FISH mapping for physical map improvement in the large genome of barley: a case study on chromosome 2H
    Naser Poursarebani
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Gatersleben, Germany
    Cytogenet Genome Res 143:275-9. 2014
    ..This represented an almost 90% success rate in single-copy FISH probe development. FISH mapping of contigs located in the subtelomeric region revealed an over-performance of genetic mapping over FISH for physical map anchoring...
  59. doi request reprint Synteny between Brachypodium distachyon and Hordeum vulgare as revealed by FISH
    Lu Ma
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Chromosome Res 18:841-50. 2010
    ..distachyon corresponds to a megabase-sized syntenic region in barley...
  60. pmc Measuring Meiotic Crossovers via Multi-Locus Genotyping of Single Pollen Grains in Barley
    Steven Dreissig
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK Gatersleben, Corrensstrasse 3, 06466 Stadt Seeland, Germany
    PLoS ONE 10:e0137677. 2015
    ..Only the segregation distortion was found to be lower in the pollen population than in DH plants. ..
  61. doi request reprint Engineering of plant chromosomes
    Michael Florian Mette
    Research Group Chromosome Structure and Function, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Corrensstr 3, 06466, Stadt Seeland OT Gatersleben, Germany
    Chromosome Res 23:69-76. 2015
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  62. ncbi request reprint The chromatin remodelling complex FACT associates with actively transcribed regions of the Arabidopsis genome
    Meg Duroux
    Department of Life Sciences, Aalborg University, Sohngaardsholmsvej 49, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Plant J 40:660-71. 2004
    ..Collectively, these results indicate that FACT assists transcription elongation through plant chromatin...
  63. doi request reprint The expression level of the chromatin-associated HMGB1 protein influences growth, stress tolerance, and transcriptome in Arabidopsis
    Dorte Launholt Lildballe
    Department of Life Sciences, Aalborg University, Sohngaardsholmsvej 49, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    J Mol Biol 384:9-21. 2008
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  64. pmc A century of B chromosomes in plants: so what?
    R Neil Jones
    Institute of Biological Sciences, The University of Wales Aberystwyth, UK
    Ann Bot 101:767-75. 2008
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  65. ncbi request reprint Alterations in the distribution of histone H3 phosphorylation in mitotic plant chromosomes in response to cold treatment and the protein phosphatase inhibitor cantharidin
    Silvia Manzanero
    Departamento de Genetica, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Chromosome Res 10:467-76. 2002
    ..Cantharidin and ice-water also affected spindle assembly and chromosome length, but these effects did not seem to be directly linked to changes in H3 phosphorylation...
  66. ncbi request reprint Centromere-specific acetylation of histone H4 in barley detected through three-dimensional microscopy
    Toshiyuki Wako
    Department of Biochemistry, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba 305 8602, Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 51:533-41. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that histone acetylation specifically occurring at the centromeres likely have certain structural roles for the centromere...
  67. pmc Arabidopsis chromatin-associated HMGA and HMGB use different nuclear targeting signals and display highly dynamic localization within the nucleus
    Dorte Launholt
    Department of Life Sciences, Aalborg University, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Plant Cell 18:2904-18. 2006
    ..By contrast, the majority of histone H2B is basically immobile within the nucleus, while linker histone H1.2 is relatively mobile...
  68. ncbi request reprint B chromosomes in plants: escapees from the A chromosome genome?
    Neil Jones
    The Institute of Biological Sciences, The University of Wales Aberystwyth, Cledwyn Building, Aberystwyth SY23 3DD, Wales, UK
    Trends Plant Sci 8:417-23. 2003
    ..Molecular studies are homing in on their sequence organization to give us an insight into the origin and evolution of these enigmatic chromosomes, which are, with rare exceptions, without active genes...
  69. ncbi request reprint Extrachromosomal circular DNA derived from tandemly repeated genomic sequences in plants
    Sarit Cohen
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Plant J 53:1027-34. 2008
    ..This mechanism may involve looping-out via intrachromosomal homologous recombination. The implications of these results on genome plasticity and evolutionary processes are discussed...
  70. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the constriction with neocentric activity of 5RL chromosome in wheat
    Silvia Manzanero
    Departamento de Genetica, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Chromosoma 111:228-35. 2002
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  71. pmc Engineered plant minichromosomes: a resurrection of B chromosomes?
    Andreas Houben
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant Cell 19:2323-7. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a peg-like terminal NOR structure with light microscopy and high-resolution scanning electron microscopy
    Elizabeth Schroeder-Reiter
    Department of Biology I, Ludwig Maximillians Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Chromosoma 115:50-9. 2006
    ..It could be shown that implementation of FluoroNanogold markers is an attractive tool that allows efficient immunodection in both LM and SEM. A model is proposed for the peg structure and its mode of condensation...