Kevin M Folta

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc An inbred line of the diploid strawberry Fragaria vesca f. semperflorens for genomic and molecular genetic studies in the Rosaceae
    Janet P Slovin
    Genetic Improvement of Fruits and Vegetables Laboratory, U, S, Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Henry A Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Plant Methods 5:15. 2009
  2. pmc Identification of flowering genes in strawberry, a perennial SD plant
    Katriina Mouhu
    Millennium Nucleus in Plant Cell Biotechnology MN PCB, Santiago, Chile
    BMC Plant Biol 9:122. 2009
  3. pmc Green light stimulates early stem elongation, antagonizing light-mediated growth inhibition
    Kevin M Folta
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program and Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Plant Physiol 135:1407-16. 2004
  4. pmc Expressed sequence tags (ESTs) and simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers from octoploid strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa)
    Kevin M Folta
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 5:12. 2005
  5. pmc Design and fabrication of adjustable red-green-blue LED light arrays for plant research
    Kevin M Folta
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 5:17. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Green light: a signal to slow down or stop
    Kevin M Folta
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Exp Bot 58:3099-111. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterization of LF9, an octoploid strawberry genotype selected for rapid regeneration and transformation
    Kevin M Folta
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program and Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, 1301 Fifield Hall, PO Box 110690, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Planta 224:1058-67. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Arabidopsis nuclei and measurement of gene transcription rates using nuclear run-on assays
    Kevin M Folta
    Horticultural Sciences Department and the Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Florida, 1301 Fifield Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Nat Protoc 1:3094-100. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of Block of cell proliferation 1 (BOP1) activity in strawberry and Arabidopsis
    Sofia D Carvalho
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Plant Sci 245:84-93. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Phototropin 1 and cryptochrome action in response to green light in combination with other wavelengths
    Yihai Wang
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, 1301 Fifield Hall, PO Box 110690, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Planta 237:225-37. 2013

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Publications31

  1. pmc An inbred line of the diploid strawberry Fragaria vesca f. semperflorens for genomic and molecular genetic studies in the Rosaceae
    Janet P Slovin
    Genetic Improvement of Fruits and Vegetables Laboratory, U, S, Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Henry A Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Plant Methods 5:15. 2009
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  2. pmc Identification of flowering genes in strawberry, a perennial SD plant
    Katriina Mouhu
    Millennium Nucleus in Plant Cell Biotechnology MN PCB, Santiago, Chile
    BMC Plant Biol 9:122. 2009
    ..The comparison of everbearing and short-day genotypes of wild strawberry could facilitate our understanding of fundamental molecular mechanisms regulating perennial growth cycle in plants...
  3. pmc Green light stimulates early stem elongation, antagonizing light-mediated growth inhibition
    Kevin M Folta
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program and Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Plant Physiol 135:1407-16. 2004
    ..Seedlings grown under green, red, and blue light together are longer than those grown under red and blue alone. These data indicate that a novel GL-activated light sensor promotes early stem elongation that antagonizes growth inhibition...
  4. pmc Expressed sequence tags (ESTs) and simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers from octoploid strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa)
    Kevin M Folta
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 5:12. 2005
    ..As a first step to remedy this discrepancy a cDNA library has been developed from salicylate-treated, whole-plant tissues and over 1800 expressed sequence tags (EST's) have been sequenced and analyzed...
  5. pmc Design and fabrication of adjustable red-green-blue LED light arrays for plant research
    Kevin M Folta
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 5:17. 2005
    ..Two plans are presented in this report...
  6. ncbi request reprint Green light: a signal to slow down or stop
    Kevin M Folta
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Exp Bot 58:3099-111. 2007
    ..Together these reports support a conclusion that green light sensory systems adjust development and growth in orchestration with red and blue sensors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterization of LF9, an octoploid strawberry genotype selected for rapid regeneration and transformation
    Kevin M Folta
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program and Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, 1301 Fifield Hall, PO Box 110690, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Planta 224:1058-67. 2006
    ..The development of transformation protocols in this rapid-cycling genotype allows high-throughput studies of gene function in the octoploid strawberry genetic background...
  8. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Arabidopsis nuclei and measurement of gene transcription rates using nuclear run-on assays
    Kevin M Folta
    Horticultural Sciences Department and the Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Florida, 1301 Fifield Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Nat Protoc 1:3094-100. 2006
    ..This capability complements the immense body of steady-state transcript measurements and indirectly identifies instances where message turnover may have a critical and/or primary role in regulating gene expression levels...
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of Block of cell proliferation 1 (BOP1) activity in strawberry and Arabidopsis
    Sofia D Carvalho
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Plant Sci 245:84-93. 2016
    ..The conserved protein BOP1 is essential for viability. Lower transcript levels result in defects in rRNA processing and developmental abnormalities that are consistent with its predicted role in ribosome biogenesis. ..
  10. doi request reprint Phototropin 1 and cryptochrome action in response to green light in combination with other wavelengths
    Yihai Wang
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, 1301 Fifield Hall, PO Box 110690, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Planta 237:225-37. 2013
    ..These findings demonstrate how enriched green environments may adjust RL and BL photomorphogenic responses through both the crys and phot1 receptors, and define a new role for phot1 in stem growth promotion...
  11. pmc Green light adjusts the plastid transcriptome during early photomorphogenic development
    Amit Dhingra
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program and Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Plant Physiol 142:1256-66. 2006
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  12. pmc Rapid and accurate pyrosequencing of angiosperm plastid genomes
    Michael J Moore
    Department of Botany, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 6:17. 2006
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  13. doi request reprint Validation of reference transcripts in strawberry (Fragaria spp.)
    Maureen A Clancy
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, 1301 Fifield Hall, Gainesville, FL, 32611, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 288:671-81. 2013
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  14. pmc ASAP: amplification, sequencing & annotation of plastomes
    Amit Dhingra
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    BMC Genomics 6:176. 2005
    ..Cognate primer pairs were then designed to generate approximately 1 - 1.2 kb overlapping amplicons from the inverted repeat region in 14 diverse genera...
  15. pmc A strawberry KNOX gene regulates leaf, flower and meristem architecture
    Mithu Chatterjee
    Graduate Program in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology, Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24752. 2011
    ..Overexpression of FaKNOX1 caused dwarfed stature with wrinkled leaves. These gain- and loss-of-function assays in strawberry functionally demonstrate the contributions of a KNOX domain protein in a rosaceous species...
  16. pmc Green light induces shade avoidance symptoms
    Tingting Zhang
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Plant Physiol 157:1528-36. 2011
    ..These results indicate that shade symptoms can be induced by the addition of green light and that cryptochrome receptors and an unknown light sensor participate in acclimation to the enriched green environment...
  17. pmc Polyhydroxy fullerenes (fullerols or fullerenols): beneficial effects on growth and lifespan in diverse biological models
    Jie Gao
    Particle Engineering Research Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19976. 2011
    ..g., in biofuel production and aquaculture. These results will form the basis of further research into the mechanisms of growth stimulation and life extension by PHF...
  18. ncbi request reprint Genomic and physiological studies of early cryptochrome 1 action demonstrate roles for auxin and gibberellin in the control of hypocotyl growth by blue light
    Kevin M Folta
    Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, 430 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Plant J 36:203-14. 2003
    ..The genomic and physiological data together indicate that blue light acting through cry1 quickly affects the expression of many genes, a subset of which suppresses stem growth by repressing GA and auxin levels and/or sensitivity...
  19. pmc Primary inhibition of hypocotyl growth and phototropism depend differently on phototropin-mediated increases in cytoplasmic calcium induced by blue light
    Kevin M Folta
    Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, 430 Lincoln Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Plant Physiol 133:1464-70. 2003
    ..Thus, it appears that the early, transient rise in cytoplasmic Ca2+ is an important intermediary process in at least one but not all phot1-signaling pathways...
  20. pmc Identification of candidate flavonoid pathway genes using transcriptome correlation network analysis in ripe strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) fruits
    Jérémy Pillet
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Exp Bot 66:4455-67. 2015
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  21. pmc Green light signaling and adaptive response
    Tingting Zhang
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Plant Signal Behav 7:75-8. 2012
    ..Recent evidence demonstrates a role for green light in sensing a shaded environment, independent from far-red shade responses...
  22. pmc The 14-3-3 Proteins mu and upsilon influence transition to flowering and early phytochrome response
    John D Mayfield
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program and Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Plant Physiol 145:1692-702. 2007
    ..Together, these data indicate a potential role for specific 14-3-3 isoforms in affecting photoperiodic flowering via interaction with CONSTANS, possibly as integrators of light signals sensed through the phytochrome system...
  23. doi request reprint Contributions of green light to plant growth and development
    Yihai Wang
    Graduate Program in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 USA
    Am J Bot 100:70-8. 2013
    ..The information may be extended to understanding the influence of green light in shade avoidance responses as well as other plant developmental and physiological processes...
  24. pmc Evidence of physiological phototropin1 (phot1) action in response to UV-C illumination
    Melissa Hamner Magerøy
    Horticultural Sciences Department and the Graduate Program in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Plant Signal Behav 5:1204-10. 2010
    ..The work demonstrates in two species that UV-C has an effect on a rapid plant photomorphogenic response and that the response is partially mediated by the phot1 photoreceptor...
  25. pmc Light Quality Dependent Changes in Morphology, Antioxidant Capacity, and Volatile Production in Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
    Sofia D Carvalho
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida Gainesville, FL, USA
    Front Plant Sci 7:1328. 2016
    ..The results show that narrow-bandwidth illumination can induce discrete suites of volatile classes that affect sensory quality in commercial herbs, and may be a useful tool in improving commercial production. ..
  26. doi request reprint Methyl anthranilate and γ-decalactone inhibit strawberry pathogen growth and achene Germination
    Alan H Chambers
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, United States
    J Agric Food Chem 61:12625-33. 2013
    ..These findings show that two compounds contributing to strawberry flavor may also contribute to shelf life and suggest that γ-decalactone may play an ecological role by preventing premature germination. ..
  27. pmc Identification of a strawberry flavor gene candidate using an integrated genetic-genomic-analytical chemistry approach
    Alan H Chambers
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    BMC Genomics 15:217. 2014
    ..Expression data were bulked in silico according to presence/absence of a given volatile compound, in this case γ-decalactone, a compound conferring a peach flavor note to fruits...
  28. ncbi request reprint An effective substitute for triisopropylnaphthalenesulfonic acid in the preparation of plant RNA
    Dawn H Bies
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program and Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Anal Biochem 333:201-3. 2004
  29. pmc Multiple models for Rosaceae genomics
    Vladimir Shulaev
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia 24061, USA
    Plant Physiol 147:985-1003. 2008
    ..This report serves as a synopsis of the resources and initiatives of the Rosaceae community, recent developments in Rosaceae genomics, and plans to apply newly accumulated knowledge and resources toward breeding and crop improvement...
  30. ncbi request reprint Transgene-induced silencing of Arabidopsis phytochrome A gene via exonic methylation
    Rekha Chawla
    Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Plant J 52:1105-18. 2007
    ..Therefore, transgene-induced exonic methylation can lead to chromatin alteration that affects gene expression, most likely through reduction in the transcription rate...
  31. ncbi request reprint Phototropin 1 is required for high-fluence blue-light-mediated mRNA destabilization
    Kevin M Folta
    Laboratory for Molecular Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 900 S Ashland Avenue M C 567, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 51:609-18. 2003
    ..This study indicates that phot1, like phytochrome, can discriminate between several fluence ranges and direct responses in specific tissues or different sub-cellular compartments...