maize

Summary

Alias: Zea mays, Zea mays L., Zea mays mays, Zea mays var. japonica

Top Publications

  1. doi Rare genetic variation at Zea mays crtRB1 increases beta-carotene in maize grain
    Jianbing Yan
    International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Texcoco, Mexico
    Nat Genet 42:322-7. 2010
  2. pmc A genomic and expression compendium of the expanded PEBP gene family from maize
    Olga N Danilevskaya
    Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc, A DuPont Business, Johnston, IA 50131, USA
    Plant Physiol 146:250-64. 2008
  3. pmc The regulatory c1 locus of Zea mays encodes a protein with homology to myb proto-oncogene products and with structural similarities to transcriptional activators
    J Paz-Ares
    Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, Koln, FRG
    EMBO J 6:3553-8. 1987
  4. pmc Maize Mu transposons are targeted to the 5' untranslated region of the gl8 gene and sequences flanking Mu target-site duplications exhibit nonrandom nucleotide composition throughout the genome
    Charles R Dietrich
    Interdepartmental Plant Physiology Program, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Genetics 160:697-716. 2002
  5. pmc Structure and expression of the maize (Zea mays L.) SUN-domain protein gene family: evidence for the existence of two divergent classes of SUN proteins in plants
    Shaun P Murphy
    Institute of Molecular Biophysics, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4370, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 10:269. 2010
  6. pmc Alternatively spliced products of the maize P gene encode proteins with homology to the DNA-binding domain of myb-like transcription factors
    E Grotewold
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY 11724
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 88:4587-91. 1991
  7. pmc Genetic control of abscisic acid biosynthesis in maize
    B C Tan
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program, Horticultural Sciences Department, 2237 Fifield Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:12235-40. 1997
  8. pmc Characterization of maize (Zea mays L.) Wee1 and its activity in developing endosperm
    Y Sun
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:4180-5. 1999
  9. doi ZmMKK4, a novel group C mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase in maize (Zea mays), confers salt and cold tolerance in transgenic Arabidopsis
    Xiangpei Kong
    State Key Laboratory of Crop Biology, Shandong Key Laboratory of Crop Biology, College of Life Sciences, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai an 271018, Shandong, China
    Plant Cell Environ 34:1291-303. 2011
  10. doi A maize CONSTANS-like gene, conz1, exhibits distinct diurnal expression patterns in varied photoperiods
    Theresa A Miller
    Department of Biological Sciences, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Planta 227:1377-88. 2008

Patents

  1. CONSTRUCTS FOR EXPRESSING TRANSGENES USING REGULATORY ELEMENTS FROM PANICUM UBIQUITIN GENES
  2. METHOD
  3. MAIZE AND SORGHUM S-ADENOSYL-HOMOCYSTEINE HYDROLASE PROMOTERS
  4. RNA POLYMERASE I1 NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES TO CONTROL INSECT PESTS
  5. RICE PLANTS WITH ALTERED SEED PHENOTYPE AND QUALITY
  6. COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING ABIOTIC STRESS TOLERANCE
  7. INTERFERING WITH HD-ZIP TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR REPRESSION OF GENE EXPRESSION TO PRODUCE PLANTS WITH ENHANCED TRAITS
  8. OPTIMIZED NON-CANONICAL ZINC FINGER PROTEINS
  9. PLANTS HAVING ENHANCED-YIELD-RELATED TRAITS AND A METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME
  10. OPTIMAL SOYBEAN LOCI

Detail Information

Publications332 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Rare genetic variation at Zea mays crtRB1 increases beta-carotene in maize grain
    Jianbing Yan
    International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Texcoco, Mexico
    Nat Genet 42:322-7. 2010
    ..Experimental evidence from association and linkage populations in maize (Zea mays L...
  2. pmc A genomic and expression compendium of the expanded PEBP gene family from maize
    Olga N Danilevskaya
    Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc, A DuPont Business, Johnston, IA 50131, USA
    Plant Physiol 146:250-64. 2008
    ..Twenty-five maize (Zea mays) genes that encode PEBP-like proteins, likely the entire gene family, were identified and named Zea mays ..
  3. pmc The regulatory c1 locus of Zea mays encodes a protein with homology to myb proto-oncogene products and with structural similarities to transcriptional activators
    J Paz-Ares
    Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, Koln, FRG
    EMBO J 6:3553-8. 1987
    The structure of the wild-type c1 locus of Zea mays was determined by sequence analysis of one genomic and two cDNA clones...
  4. pmc Maize Mu transposons are targeted to the 5' untranslated region of the gl8 gene and sequences flanking Mu target-site duplications exhibit nonrandom nucleotide composition throughout the genome
    Charles R Dietrich
    Interdepartmental Plant Physiology Program, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Genetics 160:697-716. 2002
    The widespread use of the maize Mutator (Mu) system to generate mutants exploits the preference of Mu transposons to insert into genic regions. However, little is known about the specificity of Mu insertions within genes...
  5. pmc Structure and expression of the maize (Zea mays L.) SUN-domain protein gene family: evidence for the existence of two divergent classes of SUN proteins in plants
    Shaun P Murphy
    Institute of Molecular Biophysics, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4370, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 10:269. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Alternatively spliced products of the maize P gene encode proteins with homology to the DNA-binding domain of myb-like transcription factors
    E Grotewold
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY 11724
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 88:4587-91. 1991
    The Zea mays P gene has been postulated to regulate the biosynthetic pathway of a flavonoid-derived pigment in certain floral tissues [Styles, E. D. & Ceska, O. (1977) Can. J. Genet. Cytol. 19, 289-302]...
  7. pmc Genetic control of abscisic acid biosynthesis in maize
    B C Tan
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program, Horticultural Sciences Department, 2237 Fifield Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:12235-40. 1997
    ..The viviparous seed mutants of maize identify genes involved in synthesis and perception of ABA...
  8. pmc Characterization of maize (Zea mays L.) Wee1 and its activity in developing endosperm
    Y Sun
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:4180-5. 1999
    We report the characterization of a maize Wee1 homologue and its expression in developing endosperm. Using a 0.8-kb cDNA from an expressed sequence tag project, we isolated a 1...
  9. doi ZmMKK4, a novel group C mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase in maize (Zea mays), confers salt and cold tolerance in transgenic Arabidopsis
    Xiangpei Kong
    State Key Laboratory of Crop Biology, Shandong Key Laboratory of Crop Biology, College of Life Sciences, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai an 271018, Shandong, China
    Plant Cell Environ 34:1291-303. 2011
    ..In this study, we isolated a novel group C MAPKK gene, ZmMKK4, from maize. Northern blotting analysis revealed that the ZmMKK4 transcript expression was up-regulated by cold, high salt and ..
  10. doi A maize CONSTANS-like gene, conz1, exhibits distinct diurnal expression patterns in varied photoperiods
    Theresa A Miller
    Department of Biological Sciences, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Planta 227:1377-88. 2008
    Maize (Zea mays ssp. mays L.) was domesticated from teosinte (Z. mays L. ssp. parviglumis Iltis & Doebley), a plant requiring short day photoperiods to flower...
  11. pmc Structure of linkage disequilibrium and phenotypic associations in the maize genome
    D L Remington
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7614, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:11479-84. 2001
    ..We report patterns of local and genome-wide LD in 102 maize inbred lines representing much of the worldwide genetic diversity used in maize breeding, and address its ..
  12. pmc Timing and biosynthetic potential for carotenoid accumulation in genetically diverse germplasm of maize
    Ratnakar Vallabhaneni
    Department of Biological Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    Plant Physiol 150:562-72. 2009
    ..The grass family (Poaceae) contains major crop staples, including maize (Zea mays), wheat (Triticum aestivum), rice (Oryza sativa), sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), and millet (Pennisetum glaucum)...
  13. pmc Maize Brittle stalk2 encodes a COBRA-like protein expressed in early organ development but required for tissue flexibility at maturity
    Anoop Sindhu
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2054, USA
    Plant Physiol 145:1444-59. 2007
    The maize (Zea mays) brittle stalk2 (bk2) is a recessive mutant, the aerial parts of which are easily broken. The bk2 phenotype is developmentally regulated and appears 4 weeks after planting, at about the fifth-leaf stage...
  14. pmc The Relationship between auxin transport and maize branching
    Andrea Gallavotti
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724, USA
    Plant Physiol 147:1913-23. 2008
    Maize (Zea mays) plants make different types of vegetative or reproductive branches during development. Branches develop from axillary meristems produced on the flanks of the vegetative or inflorescence shoot apical meristem...
  15. pmc Involvement of the MADS-box gene ZMM4 in floral induction and inflorescence development in maize
    Olga N Danilevskaya
    Pioneer Hi Bred International, Inc, A DuPont Company, Johnston, Iowa 50131, USA
    Plant Physiol 147:2054-69. 2008
    ..the molecular determinants involved in this process, we performed genome-wide RNA expression profiling on maize (Zea mays) shoot apices at vegetative and early reproductive stages using massively parallel signature sequencing ..
  16. pmc A wound-responsive and phospholipid-regulated maize calcium-dependent protein kinase
    Jadwiga Szczegielniak
    Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 02 106 Warsaw, Poland
    Plant Physiol 139:1970-83. 2005
    ..Using protein sequence data obtained from a calcium- and phospholipid-regulated protein kinase purified from maize (Zea mays), we isolated a cDNA encoding a calcium-dependent protein kinase (CDPK), which we designated ZmCPK11...
  17. pmc Complete cDNA and genomic sequence encoding a flooding-responsive gene from maize (Zea mays L.) homologous to xyloglucan endotransglycosylase
    I N Saab
    Department of Agronomy, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 61801, USA
    Plant Physiol 108:439-40. 1995
  18. ncbi Cloning of two cDNAs encoding calnexin-like and calreticulin-like proteins from maize (Zea mays) leaves: identification of potential calcium-binding domains
    B A Kwiatkowski
    Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
    Gene 165:219-22. 1995
    ..cDNAs encoding calnexin (Cln)-like and calreticulin (Crl)-like proteins have been isolated by immunoscreening of a maize leaf cDNA library...
  19. pmc Expression of cell wall related genes in basal and ear internodes of silking brown-midrib-3, caffeic acid O-methyltransferase (COMT) down-regulated, and normal maize plants
    Sabine Guillaumie
    INRA, Unité de Génétique et d Amélioration des Plantes Fourragères, BP6, F 86600 Lusignan, France
    BMC Plant Biol 8:71. 2008
    Silage maize is a major forage and energy resource for cattle feeding, and several studies have shown that lignin content and structure are the determining factors in forage maize feeding value...
  20. pmc CRS1 is a novel group II intron splicing factor that was derived from a domain of ancient origin
    B Till
    Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene 97403, USA
    RNA 7:1227-38. 2001
    ..The maize nuclear gene crs1 is required for the splicing of the group II intron in the chloroplast atpF gene...
  21. ncbi Molecular characterization of Na+/H+ antiporters (ZmNHX) of maize (Zea mays L.) and their expression under salt stress
    Christian Zörb
    Interdisciplinary Research Center, Institute of Plant Nutrition, Justus Liebig University, Heinrich Buff Ring 26 32, Giessen D 35392, Germany
    J Plant Physiol 162:55-66. 2005
    Six full-length gene transcripts ZmNHX1-6 from Zea mays L. that were homologous to tonoplast-associated Na+/H+ antiporter were identified...
  22. ncbi Regulation and functional analysis of ZmDREB2A in response to drought and heat stresses in Zea mays L
    Feng Qin
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences JIRCAS, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Plant J 50:54-69. 2007
    ..In this research, we report the cloning of a DREB2 homolog from maize, ZmDREB2A, whose transcripts were accumulated by cold, dehydration, salt and heat stresses in maize seedlings...
  23. doi Significant improvement of stress tolerance in tobacco plants by overexpressing a stress-responsive aldehyde dehydrogenase gene from maize (Zea mays)
    Weizao Huang
    Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Southwest Bio resource and Ecoenvironment, College of Life Science and State Key Laboratory of Hydraulics and Mountain River Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, China
    Plant Mol Biol 68:451-63. 2008
    ..In order to identify genes required for the stresses responses in the grass crop Zea mays, an ALDH (ZmALDH22A1) gene was isolated and characterized...
  24. pmc Two CRM protein subfamilies cooperate in the splicing of group IIB introns in chloroplasts
    Yukari Asakura
    Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    RNA 14:2319-32. 2008
    ....
  25. doi Over-expression of a Zea mays L. protein phosphatase 2C gene (ZmPP2C) in Arabidopsis thaliana decreases tolerance to salt and drought
    Lixia Liu
    State Key Laboratory of Crop Biology, College of Life Sciences, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai an, Shandong, PR China
    J Plant Physiol 166:531-42. 2009
    ZmPP2C (AY621066) is a protein phosphatase type-2c previously isolated from roots of Zea mays (LD9002)...
  26. doi Expression and functional characterization of two pathogenesis-related protein 10 genes from Zea mays
    Yu Rong Xie
    Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, 302 Life Sciences Building, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Plant Physiol 167:121-30. 2010
    A novel PR10 gene (ZmPR10.1) was isolated from maize and its expression and function were compared with the previous ZmPR10. ZmPR10.1 shares 89.8% and 85.7% identity to ZmPR10 at the nucleotide and amino acid sequence level, respectively...
  27. pmc Characterization of a cinnamoyl-CoA reductase 1 (CCR1) mutant in maize: effects on lignification, fibre development, and global gene expression
    Barek Tamasloukht
    Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Végétales, Pôle de Biotechnologies Végétales, Castanet Tolosan, France
    J Exp Bot 62:3837-48. 2011
    ..By screening a Mu insertional mutant collection in maize, a mutant in the CCR1 gene was isolated named Zmccr1(-)...
  28. pmc ZCN8 encodes a potential orthologue of Arabidopsis FT florigen that integrates both endogenous and photoperiod flowering signals in maize
    Chloë M Lazakis
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Exp Bot 62:4833-42. 2011
    ..Recently, a large family of FT homologues in maize, the Zea CENTRORADIALIS (ZCN) genes, was described, suggesting that maize also contains FT-related proteins that ..
  29. doi Binding of ABI4 to a CACCG motif mediates the ABA-induced expression of the ZmSSI gene in maize (Zea mays L.) endosperm
    Yu Feng Hu
    College of Agronomy, Sichuan Agricultural University, Chengdu, Sichuan, 611130, China
    J Exp Bot 63:5979-89. 2012
    Starch synthase I (SSI) contributes the majority of the starch synthase activity in developing maize endosperm...
  30. doi Characterization of AMT-mediated high-affinity ammonium uptake in roots of maize (Zea mays L.)
    Riliang Gu
    Department of Plant Nutrition, Key Laboratory of Plant Soil Interactions, MOE, Center for Resources, Environment and Food Security, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
    Plant Cell Physiol 54:1515-24. 2013
    ..In this study we aimed at characterizing AMT-mediated ammonium transport in maize, for which ammonium-based fertilizer is an important nitrogen (N) source...
  31. doi Comparative molecular and biochemical characterization of segmentally duplicated 9-lipoxygenase genes ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 of maize
    Yong Soon Park
    Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2132, USA
    Planta 231:1425-37. 2010
    ..Herein we report on molecular and biochemical characterization of two closely related maize 9-lipoxygenase paralogs, ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5...
  32. doi Maize calcium-dependent protein kinase (ZmCPK11): local and systemic response to wounding, regulation by touch and components of jasmonate signaling
    Jadwiga Szczegielniak
    Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Pawinskiego 5A, 02 106 Warsaw, Poland
    Physiol Plant 146:1-14. 2012
    Expression of ZmCPK11, a member of the maize (Zea mays) calcium-dependent protein kinases (CDPKs) family, is induced by mechanical wounding. A rapid increase of the activity of a 56-kDa CDPK has been observed in damaged leaves...
  33. pmc A genome-wide regulatory framework identifies maize pericarp color1 controlled genes
    Kengo Morohashi
    Department of Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Plant Cell 24:2745-64. 2012
    ..P1) encodes an R2R3-MYB transcription factor responsible for the accumulation of insecticidal flavones in maize (Zea mays) silks and red phlobaphene pigments in pericarps and other floral tissues, which makes P1 an important visual ..
  34. pmc The duplicated chalcone synthase genes C2 and Whp (white pollen) of Zea mays are independently regulated; evidence for translational control of Whp expression by the anthocyanin intensifying gene in
    P Franken
    Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, Köln 30, FRG
    EMBO J 10:2605-12. 1991
    Two chalcone synthase genes in maize have been cloned and molecularly characterized to be the C2 and the Whp (white pollen) locus...
  35. pmc Characterization of an immunoglobulin binding protein homolog in the maize floury-2 endosperm mutant
    E B Fontes
    Department of Botany, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695 7612
    Plant Cell 3:483-96. 1991
    The maize b-70 protein is an endoplasmic reticulum protein overproduced in the floury-2 (fl2) endosperm mutant. The increase in b-70 levels in fl2 plants occurs during seed maturation and is endosperm specific...
  36. ncbi The Viviparous-1 developmental gene of maize encodes a novel transcriptional activator
    D R McCarty
    Vegetable Crops Department, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611
    Cell 66:895-905. 1991
    The Viviparous-1 (Vp1) gene of maize is specifically required for expression of the maturation program in seed development. We show that Vp1 encodes a 73,335 dalton protein with no detectable homology to known proteins...
  37. ncbi Purification and characterization of phospholipase D (PLD) from rice (Oryza sativa L.) and cloning of cDNA for PLD from rice and maize (Zea mays L.)
    J Ueki
    Japan Tobacco Inc, Plant Breeding and Genetics Research Laboratory, Shizuoka
    Plant Cell Physiol 36:903-14. 1995
    ..A cDNA for PLD was also isolated from maize. The similarity of the deduced amino acid sequences of PLD was 90% between rice and maize, 73% between the cereals ..
  38. pmc Close split of sorghum and maize genome progenitors
    Zuzana Swigonova
    Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Genome Res 14:1916-23. 2004
    It is generally believed that maize (Zea mays L. ssp. mays) arose as a tetraploid; however, the two progenitor genomes cannot be unequivocally traced within the genome of modern maize...
  39. doi Enzymes that control the thiamine diphosphate pool in plant tissues. Properties of thiamine pyrophosphokinase and thiamine-(di)phosphate phosphatase purified from Zea mays seedlings
    Maria Rapala-Kozik
    Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    Plant Physiol Biochem 47:237-42. 2009
    ..In this work, we characterize highly purified preparations of TPK and a TDP/TMP phosphatase isolated from 6-day Zea mays seedlings. TPK was the 29-kDa monomeric protein, with the optimal activity at pH 9.0, the K(m) values of 12...
  40. doi The HD-ZIP IV transcription factor OCL4 is necessary for trichome patterning and anther development in maize
    Vanessa Vernoud
    Universite de Lyon, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, Université Lyon1, IFR128 Biosciences Lyon Gerland, Unité Reproduction et Développement des Plantes, F 69364 Lyon, France
    Plant J 59:883-94. 2009
    ..Here, we report the functional analysis of the maize HD-ZIP IV gene OCL4 (outer cell layer 4) via the phenotypic analysis of two insertional mutants, and of OCL4-RNAi ..
  41. doi Nucleotide diversity and molecular evolution of the PSY1 gene in Zea mays compared to some other grass species
    Zhiyuan Fu
    National Maize Improvement Center of China, Key Laboratory of Crop Genomics and Genetic Improvement, China Agricultural University, Yuanmingyuan West Road, Haidian, Beijing, China
    Theor Appl Genet 120:709-20. 2010
    ..diversity and evolution pattern of PSY1 within the Andropogoneae, sequences of 76 accessions from 5 species (maize, teosinte, tripsacum, coix, and sorghum) of the Andropogoneae were tested, along with 4 accessions of rice (Oryza ..
  42. pmc Functional analysis of maize RAD51 in meiosis and double-strand break repair
    Jin Li
    Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State Unversity, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Genetics 176:1469-82. 2007
    ..Double mutants of the two Zea mays L...
  43. pmc Maize AMEIOTIC1 is essential for multiple early meiotic processes and likely required for the initiation of meiosis
    Wojciech P Pawlowski
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:3603-8. 2009
    ..gene, which affects the transition to meiosis and progression through the early stages of meiotic prophase in maize. We demonstrate that all meiotic processes require am1, including expression of meiosis-specific genes, ..
  44. pmc barren inflorescence2 Encodes a co-ortholog of the PINOID serine/threonine kinase and is required for organogenesis during inflorescence and vegetative development in maize
    Paula McSteen
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Plant Physiol 144:1000-11. 2007
    ..Maize (Zea mays) and rice (Oryza sativa) have additional types of axillary meristems in the inflorescence compared to Arabidopsis ..
  45. ncbi The evolution of apical dominance in maize
    J Doebley
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul 55108, USA
    Nature 386:485-8. 1997
    ..A striking example of this phenomenon is seen in maize (Zea mays spp...
  46. ncbi Maize floral regulator protein INDETERMINATE1 is localized to developing leaves and is not altered by light or the sink/source transition
    Ada Y M Wong
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Exp Bot 58:403-14. 2007
    ..encodes a putative transcription factor that plays an important role in regulating the transition to flowering in maize. Mutant id1 plants have a prolonged vegetative growth phase and fail to make normal flowers...
  47. doi Genetic and physical interaction suggest that BARREN STALK 1 is a target of BARREN INFLORESCENCE2 in maize inflorescence development
    Andrea Skirpan
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant J 55:787-97. 2008
    Organogenesis in plants is controlled by polar auxin transport. In maize (Zea mays), barren inflorescence2 (bif2) encodes a co-ortholog of the serine/threonine protein kinase PINOID (PID), which regulates auxin transport in Arabidopsis...
  48. pmc Isolation and characterization of cDNA clones encoding a functional p34cdc2 homologue from Zea mays
    J Colasanti
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY 11724
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 88:3377-81. 1991
    We describe the isolation of cDNA clones encoding a p34cdc2 homologue from a higher plant, Zea mays (maize). A full-length cDNA clone, cdc2ZmA, was isolated, sequenced, and shown to complement a cdc28 mutation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  49. pmc Contrasting effects of selection on sequence diversity and linkage disequilibrium at two phytoene synthase loci
    Kelly A Palaisa
    Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware, and Delaware Biotechnology Institute, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Plant Cell 15:1795-806. 2003
    ..the effects of human selection for yellow endosperm color, representing increased carotenoid content, on two maize genes, the Y1 phytoene synthase and PSY2, a putative second phytoene synthase...
  50. pmc A CRM domain protein functions dually in group I and group II intron splicing in land plant chloroplasts
    Yukari Asakura
    Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Plant Cell 19:3864-75. 2007
    ..RNA coimmunoprecipitation assays showed that CFM2 in maize (Zea mays) chloroplasts is associated with the group I intron in pre-trnL-UAA and group II introns in the ndhA and ycf3 pre-..
  51. doi A phenylalanine in DGAT is a key determinant of oil content and composition in maize
    Peizhong 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
    ..Here we show that a high-oil QTL (qHO6) affecting maize seed oil and oleic-acid contents encodes an acyl-CoA:diacylglycerol acyltransferase (DGAT1-2), which catalyzes the ..
  52. pmc Expression of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase in maize (Zea mays L.) grain and source leaf during grain filling
    J L Prioul
    Institut de Recherche sur les Plantes, Associé au Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Recherche Associée 1128, Universite de Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    Plant Physiol 104:179-87. 1994
    ..pyrophosphorylase activity and of starch accumulation rate measured in grain, from pollination to maturity, in Zea mays L. plants grown outdoors, was coincident for 2 years...
  53. pmc Molecular characterization of cytokinin-responsive histidine kinases in maize. Differential ligand preferences and response to cis-zeatin
    Keiko Yonekura-Sakakibara
    Plant Science Center, RIKEN, 1 7 22, Suehiro, Tsurumi, Yokohama 230 0045, Japan
    Plant Physiol 134:1654-61. 2004
    Genes for cytokinin-responsive His-protein kinases (ZmHK1, ZmHK2, and ZmHK3a) were isolated from maize (Zea mays)...
  54. ncbi Genomic analysis of the 12-oxo-phytodienoic acid reductase gene family of Zea mays
    Jinglan Zhang
    Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Department of Plant Pathology, Texas A and M University, 2132 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 2132, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 59:323-43. 2005
    ..and analysis of ESTs and genomic sequences from available private and public databases revealed that the maize genome encodes eight OPR genes...
  55. pmc Proteome and phosphoproteome analysis of starch granule-associated proteins from normal maize and mutants affected in starch biosynthesis
    Florent Grimaud
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Unité de Recherche Biopolymères, Interactions, Assemblages, BP 71627, F 44316 Nantes Cedex 03, France
    J Exp Bot 59:3395-406. 2008
    ..immunological, and proteomic approaches to investigate comprehensively the proteome and phosphoproteome of Zea mays endosperm starch granules...
  56. pmc Sugar levels regulate tryptophan-dependent auxin biosynthesis in developing maize kernels
    Sherry LeClere
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, Chemistry Unit, Gainesville, Florida 32608 1069, USA
    Plant Physiol 153:306-18. 2010
    The maize (Zea mays) Miniature1 (Mn1) locus encodes the cell wall invertase INCW2, which is localized predominantly in the basal endosperm transfer layer of developing kernels and catalyzes the conversion of sucrose into glucose and ..
  57. pmc Maize opaque endosperm mutations create extensive changes in patterns of gene expression
    Brenda G Hunter
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Plant Cell 14:2591-612. 2002
    b>Maize starchy endosperm mutants have kernel phenotypes that include a brittle texture, susceptibility to insect pests, and inferior functional characteristics of products made from their flour...
  58. pmc Characterization of dull1, a maize gene coding for a novel starch synthase
    M Gao
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Plant Cell 10:399-412. 1998
    The maize dull1 (du1) gene is a determinant of the structure of endosperm starch, and du1- mutations affect the activity of two enzymes involved in starch biosynthesis, starch synthase II (SSII) and starch branching enzyme IIa (SBEIIa)...
  59. ncbi ZmYS1 functions as a proton-coupled symporter for phytosiderophore- and nicotianamine-chelated metals
    Gabriel Schaaf
    Institut für Pflanzenernährung, Universitat Hohenheim, D 70593 Stuttgart, Germany
    J Biol Chem 279:9091-6. 2004
    ..Despite its physiological importance at alkaline pH, uptake of Fe-phytosiderophores into roots of wild-type maize plants was greater at acidic pH and sensitive to the proton uncoupler CCCP...
  60. pmc The CRM domain: an RNA binding module derived from an ancient ribosome-associated protein
    Alice Barkan
    Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1229, USA
    RNA 13:55-64. 2007
    ..GFP fused to a single-domain CRM protein from maize localizes to the nucleolus, suggesting that an analogous activity may have been retained in plants...
  61. pmc Maize regulatory gene opaque-2 encodes a protein with a "leucine-zipper" motif that binds to zein DNA
    R J Schmidt
    Department of Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 87:46-50. 1990
    The opaque-2 locus (o2) in maize regulates the expression of many members of the zein multigene family of storage proteins...
  62. pmc OHP1: a maize basic domain/leucine zipper protein that interacts with opaque2
    L D Pysh
    Department of Biology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0116
    Plant Cell 5:227-36. 1993
    ..Whole genome DNA gel blot analysis of maize recombinant inbreds revealed two strongly hybridizing restriction fragments, neither of which mapped close to any ..
  63. pmc The maize INDETERMINATE1 flowering time regulator defines a highly conserved zinc finger protein family in higher plants
    Joseph Colasanti
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    BMC Genomics 7:158. 2006
    The maize INDETERMINATE1 gene, ID1, is a key regulator of the transition to flowering and the founding member of a transcription factor gene family that encodes a protein with a distinct arrangement of zinc finger motifs...
  64. ncbi Expression differences between normal and indeterminate1 maize suggest downstream targets of ID1, a floral transition regulator in maize
    Viktoriya Coneva
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Bot 58:3679-93. 2007
    The INDETERMINATE1 (ID1) transcription factor is a key regulator of the transition to flowering in maize. ID1 is expressed in immature leaves where it controls the production or transmission of leaf-derived florigenic signals...
  65. pmc Miniature1-encoded cell wall invertase is essential for assembly and function of wall-in-growth in the maize endosperm transfer cell
    Byung Ho Kang
    Department of Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Plant Physiol 151:1366-76. 2009
    The miniature1 (mn1) seed phenotype in maize (Zea mays) is due to a loss-of-function mutation at the Mn1 locus that encodes a cell wall invertase (INCW2) that localizes exclusively to the basal endosperm transfer cells (BETCs) of ..
  66. pmc A pentatricopeptide repeat protein facilitates the trans-splicing of the maize chloroplast rps12 pre-mRNA
    Christian Schmitz-Linneweber
    Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    Plant Cell 18:2650-63. 2006
    ..To gain insight into the functions and substrates of the PPR protein family, we characterized the maize (Zea mays) nuclear gene ppr4, which encodes a chloroplast-targeted protein harboring both a PPR tract and an RNA ..
  67. doi BARREN INFLORESCENCE2 interaction with ZmPIN1a suggests a role in auxin transport during maize inflorescence development
    Andrea Skirpan
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Lab, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:652-7. 2009
    ..In maize, BARREN INFLORESCENCE2 (BIF2) encodes a serine/threonine protein kinase co-orthologous to PINOID (PID), which ..
  68. pmc The En/Spm transposable element of Zea mays contains splice sites at the termini generating a novel intron from a dSpm element in the A2 gene
    A Menssen
    Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, Molekulare Pflanzengenetik, Koln, FRG
    EMBO J 9:3051-7. 1990
    The A2 locus of Zea mays, identified as one of the genes affecting anthocyanin biosynthesis, was cloned using the transposable elements rcy and dSpm as gene tags...
  69. pmc The sequence of the zein regulatory gene opaque-2 (O2) of Zea Mays
    M Maddaloni
    Istituto Sperimentale per la Cerealieoltura, Bergamo, Italy
    Nucleic Acids Res 17:7532. 1989
  70. ncbi Sequencing, expression pattern and RFLP mapping of a senescence-enhanced cDNA from Zea mays with high homology to oryzain gamma and aleurain
    C M Griffiths
    Cell Biology Department, Institute for Grassland and Environmental Research, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
    Plant Mol Biol 34:815-21. 1997
    Sequence analysis of a 1.4 kb clone from a cDNA library of senescing Zea mays leaves reveals an open reading frame for a 360 amino acid protein...
  71. ncbi Isolation and characterization of the zSSIIa and zSSIIb starch synthase cDNA clones from maize endosperm
    C Harn
    Department of Food Science, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Cook College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick 08901 8520, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 37:639-49. 1998
    Two starch synthase clones, zSSIIa and zSSIIb, were isolated from a cDNA library constructed from W64A maize endosperm...
  72. pmc The fasciated ear2 gene encodes a leucine-rich repeat receptor-like protein that regulates shoot meristem proliferation in maize
    F Taguchi-Shiobara
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724, USA
    Genes Dev 15:2755-66. 2001
    ..To understand how this regulation is achieved, we isolated a novel mutant of maize, fasciated ear2 (fea2), which causes a massive overproliferation of the ear inflorescence meristem and a more ..
  73. pmc Maize HSP101 plays important roles in both induced and basal thermotolerance and primary root growth
    Jorge 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
    ..We found that maize HSP101 accumulated in mature kernels in the absence of heat stress...
  74. pmc Group II intron splicing factors derived by diversification of an ancient RNA-binding domain
    Gerard J Ostheimer
    Institute of Molecular Biology, Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    EMBO J 22:3919-29. 2003
    ..previously identified CRS1 and CRS2 as host-encoded proteins required for the splicing of group II introns in maize chloroplasts...
  75. ncbi The maize (Zea mays L.) RTCS gene encodes a LOB domain protein that is a key regulator of embryonic seminal and post-embryonic shoot-borne root initiation
    Graziana Taramino
    DuPont Crop Genetics Research, Experimental Station, PO Box 80353, Wilmington, DE 19880 0353, USA
    Plant J 50:649-59. 2007
    b>Maize has a complex root system composed of different root types formed during different stages of development...
  76. ncbi Molecular and biochemical analysis of the plastidic ADP-glucose transporter (ZmBT1) from Zea mays
    Simon Kirchberger
    Abteilung Pflanzenphysiologie, Fachbereich Biologie, Technische Universitat Kaiserslautern, P O Box 3049, D 67653 Kaiserslautern, Germany
    J Biol Chem 282:22481-91. 2007
    Physiological studies on the Brittle1 maize mutant have provided circumstantial evidence that ZmBT1 (Zea mays Brittle1 protein) is involved in the ADP-Glc transport into maize endosperm plastids, but up to now, no direct ADP-Glc transport ..
  77. ncbi Cloning, characterization, and transformation of the phosphoethanolamine N-methyltransferase gene (ZmPEAMT1) in maize (Zea mays L.)
    Suowei Wu
    The State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100101, China
    Mol Biotechnol 36:102-12. 2007
    ..1.1.103). Herein we report the cloning and characterization of the novel maize phosphoethanolamine N-methyltransferase gene (ZmPEAMT1) using a combination of bioinformatics and a PCR-based ..
  78. doi The involvement of phospholipases C and D in the asymmetric division of subsidiary cell mother cells of Zea mays
    Panagiotis Apostolakos
    Department of Botany, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Cell Motil Cytoskeleton 65:863-75. 2008
    ..phospholipase C and D (PLC and PLD) pathways in the asymmetric divisions that produce the stomatal complexes of Zea mays was investigated...
  79. doi ZmHO-1, a maize haem oxygenase-1 gene, plays a role in determining lateral root development
    Bin Han
    Rubber Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences, Hainan 571737, China
    Plant Sci 184:63-74. 2012
    ..In this report, a cDNA for the gene ZmHO-1, encoding an HO-1 protein, was cloned from Zea mays seedlings...
  80. pmc Characterization of profilin polymorphism in pollen with a focus on multifunctionality
    Jose C Jimenez-Lopez
    Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology of Plants, Estacion Experimental del Zaidin, High Council for Scientific Research, Granada, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e30878. 2012
    ..Ole e 2), Betula pendula (Bet v 2), Phleum pratense (Phl p 12), Zea mays (Zea m 12) and Corylus avellana (Cor a 2)...
  81. pmc Ribulose-1,5-bis-phosphate carboxylase/oxygenase accumulation factor1 is required for holoenzyme assembly in maize
    Leila Feiz
    Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Plant Cell 24:3435-46. 2012
    ..Here, we report the identification of a chloroplast protein required for Rubisco accumulation in maize (Zea mays), RUBISCO ACCUMULATION FACTOR1 (RAF1), which lacks any characterized functional domains...
  82. pmc Overexpression of Arabidopsis molybdenum cofactor sulfurase gene confers drought tolerance in maize (Zea mays L.)
    Yao Lu
    State Key Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 8:e52126. 2013
    ..Transgenic maize (Zea mays L...
  83. ncbi cDNA clones encoding Arabidopsis thaliana and Zea mays mitochondrial chaperonin HSP60 and gene expression during seed germination and heat shock
    T K Prasad
    Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames 50011
    Plant Mol Biol 18:873-85. 1992
    ..and sequenced full-length complementary DNAs coding for this mitochondrial chaperonin in Arabidopsis thaliana and Zea mays. Southern-blot analysis indicates the presence of a single hsp60 gene in the genome of A. thaliana...
  84. pmc Molecular cloning and structural analysis of a gene from Zea mays (L.) coding for a putative receptor for the plant hormone auxin
    T Hesse
    Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, Koln, FRG
    EMBO J 8:2453-61. 1989
    The major auxin-binding protein from maize coleoptiles was purified to homogeneity. The protein has an apparent mol. wt of 22 kd and binds 1-naphthylacetic acid with a KD of 2.40 x 10(-7) M...
  85. ncbi The Etched1 gene of Zea mays (L.) encodes a zinc ribbon protein that belongs to the transcriptionally active chromosome (TAC) of plastids and is similar to the transcription factor TFIIS
    Oswaldo da Costa e Silva
    Institut für Allgemeine Botanik und Botanischer Garten, Universitat Hamburg, Ohnhorststr 18, D 22 609 Hamburg, Germany
    Plant J 38:923-39. 2004
    Etched1 (et1) is a pleiotropic, recessive mutation of maize that causes fissured and cracked mature kernels and virescent seedlings...
  86. pmc Influence of transposable elements on the structure and function of the A1 gene of Zea mays
    Z Schwarz-Sommer
    Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, 5000 Köln 30, FRG
    EMBO J 6:287-94. 1987
    The structure of the A1 gene of Zea mays was determined by sequencing cDNA and genomic clones. The gene is composed of four exons and three short introns. The 40.1-kd A1 protein is an NADPH-dependent reductase...
  87. doi A member of the maize isopentenyl transferase gene family, Zea mays isopentenyl transferase 2 (ZmIPT2), encodes a cytokinin biosynthetic enzyme expressed during kernel development. Cytokinin biosynthesis in maize
    Norbert Brugière
    Discovery Group Agronomic Traits, Pioneer Hi Bred International, Inc, A DuPont Business, Johnston, IA 50131 0522, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 67:215-29. 2008
    ..In maize, CKs are thought to play an important role in establishing seed size and increasing seed set under normal and ..
  88. doi Cloning and expression analysis of some genes involved in the phosphoinositide and phospholipid signaling pathways from maize (Zea mays L.)
    Zhenhua Sui
    School of Life Science, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, People s Republic of China
    Gene 426:47-56. 2008
    ..However, little is known about the phosphoinositide and phospholipid signaling pathways in maize (Zea mays L.)...
  89. pmc Molecular interactions of ROOTLESS CONCERNING CROWN AND SEMINAL ROOTS, a LOB domain protein regulating shoot-borne root initiation in maize (Zea mays L.)
    Christine Majer
    ZMBP, Center for Plant Molecular Biology, Department of General Genetics, University of Tuebingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:1542-51. 2012
    ..encodes a LATERAL ORGAN BOUNDARIES domain (LBD) protein that regulates shoot-borne root initiation in maize (Zea mays L.)...
  90. ncbi The profilin multigene family of maize: differential expression of three isoforms
    C J Staiger
    Department of Cell Biology, John Innes Centre for Plant Science Research, Norwich, UK
    Plant J 4:631-41. 1993
    ..Here we have identified and characterized three members of the profilin multigene family from the plant Zea mays. Two cDNAs isolated from a maize pollen library (ZmPRO 1 and ZmPRO 3) each have a single, large open reading ..
  91. ncbi Metabolic regulation of asparagine synthetase gene expression in maize (Zea mays L.) root tips
    C Chevalier
    Station de Physiologie Végétale, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Villenave D Ornon, France
    Plant J 9:1-11. 1996
    Differential hybridization of a cDNA library constructed with poly(A)+ mRNA from 24 h starved maize (Zea mays L.) root tips, resulted in the isolation of a cDNA (called pZSS1) that was highly induced during glucose deprivation...
  92. ncbi Root-specific expression of a Zea mays gene encoding a novel glycine-rich protein, zmGRP3
    M L Goddemeier
    University of Freiburg, Institute of Biology III, Germany
    Plant Mol Biol 36:799-802. 1998
    The isolation and characterization of a cDNA clone from Zea mays coding for a novel glycine-rich protein (GRP) is described. The corresponding 1...
  93. ncbi Characterization of a maize heat-shock protein 101 gene, HSP101, encoding a ClpB/Hsp100 protein homologue
    J Nieto-Sotelo
    Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, Apdo Postal 510 3, Cuernavaca, Mor, 62250, Mexico
    Gene 230:187-95. 1999
    Heat shock protein 101 (HSP101) cDNA and genomic clones from maize have been isolated. The structure of maize HSP101 reveals the presence of six exons interrupted by five introns...
  94. pmc Maize profilin isoforms are functionally distinct
    D R Kovar
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
    Plant Cell 12:583-98. 2000
    ..In this study, an analysis of native and recombinant proteins from maize demonstrates the existence of two classes of functionally distinct profilin isoforms...
  95. pmc Diversification in substrate usage by glutathione synthetases from soya bean (Glycine max), wheat (Triticum aestivum) and maize (Zea mays)
    Mark Skipsey
    Crop Protection Group, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, University of Durham, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    Biochem J 391:567-74. 2005
    ..wheat (hydroxymethylglutathione or gamma-glutamyl-L-cysteinyl-serine) and maize (gamma-Glu-Cys-Glu)...
  96. doi Nitrogen metabolism in the developing ear of maize (Zea mays): analysis of two lines contrasting in their mode of nitrogen management
    Rafael A Cañas
    Unité de Nutrition Azotée des Plantes, Institut Jean Pierre Bourgin, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, F 78026 Versailles Cedex, France
    New Phytol 184:340-52. 2009
    The main steps of nitrogen (N) metabolism were characterized in the developing ear of the two maize (Zea mays) lines F2 and Io, which were previously used to investigate the genetic basis of nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) in relation to ..
  97. pmc Cloning and characterization of a cDNA encoding a maize seedling phytase
    S Maugenest
    Laboratoire de Biologie des Semences, INRA INA PG, Versailles, France
    Biochem J 322:511-7. 1997
    During germination, maize seedlings express a phytase able to hydrolyse the large amount of phytin stored in the dry seed...
  98. ncbi Genomic organization and promoter activity of the maize starch branching enzyme I gene
    K N Kim
    Intercollege Graduate Programs in Plant Physiology, Genetics, The Biotechnology Institute, Department of Horticulture, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, PA 16802, USA
    Gene 216:233-43. 1998
    ..In maize (Zea mays L...
  99. pmc Purification and molecular genetic characterization of ZPU1, a pullulanase-type starch-debranching enzyme from maize
    M K Beatty
    Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University, Ames 50011, USA
    Plant Physiol 119:255-66. 1999
    ..purified specific isoamylase- and pullulanase-type starch-debranching enzymes (DBEs) present in developing maize (Zea mays L.) endosperm. The cDNA clone Zpu1 was isolated based on its homology with a rice (Oryza sativa L...
  100. ncbi Cloning and sequencing of the casein kinase 2 alpha subunit from Zea mays
    G Dobrowolska
    Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1129:139-40. 1991
    The nucleotide sequence of the cDNA coding for the alpha subunit of casein kinase 2 of Zea mays has been determined. The cDNA clone contains an open reading frame of 996 nucleotides encoding a polypeptide comprising 332 amino acids...
  101. pmc A SecY homologue is required for the elaboration of the chloroplast thylakoid membrane and for normal chloroplast gene expression
    L M Roy
    Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    J Cell Biol 141:385-95. 1998
    ..To explore the role of cpSecY, we obtained maize mutants with transposon insertions in the corresponding gene...

Research Grants17

  1. Mechanisms by which a fungal HDAC inhibitor suppresses innate immunity in maize
    JUSTIN WILLIAM WALLEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..One devastating disease of Zea mays (corn) is caused by the fungal pathogen Cochliobolus carbonum. Intriguingly, the main determinant of C...
  2. GENETICS OF SEX DETERMINATION AND CELL DEATH IN PLANTS
    Stephen Dellaporta; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of this program is to understand the fundamental mechanisms or sex determination in the model genetic organism Zea mays (maize), a species that produces unisexual flowers (called "florets") through the action of sex determination (SD)..
  3. Environmental Stresses on Protein Structure of the Repair Response in Higher Plan
    SARAH VILLA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Since light induced oxidation reactions may regulate the expression of PIMT in Zea mays (corn), the endogenous PIMT activity will be measured in homogenates from corn plants grown under high light ..
  4. ANALYSIS OF THE ANAEROBIC-STRESS RESPONSE IN MAIZE
    Martin Sachs; Fiscal Year: 1992
    I propose to study the anaerobic-stress response in Zea mays. Anaerobic treatment dramatically alters the pattern of gene expression in maize seedlings...
  5. Gene expression effects of heterosis and ploidy level
    NICOLE RIDDLE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Focusing mainly on the use of microarrays and gene expression analysis in Zea mays, the proposed experiments will allow us collect the necessary data to develop a molecular model for heterosis...
  6. REGULATORY MECHANISMS OF AN INDUCIBLE GENE
    John Walker; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..required for the transcription expression of a specific set of genes during conditions of low oxygen-stress in Zea mays. Low-oxygen stress overrides the normal developmental program of gene expression and induces the synthesis of a ..
  7. VARIATION IN MITOCHONDRIAL GENOTYPE AND PHENOTYPE
    Virginia Walbot; Fiscal Year: 1980
    We propose a model of mitochondrial DNA organization in Zea mays of multiple, circular chromosomes of variable ploidy. Variant mitochondrial DNA organization correlates with whole organism male sterility and sensitivity to fungal toxins...
  8. MUTATOR TRANSPORTABLE ELEMENTS OF MAIZE
    Virginia Walbot; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The MuDR/Mu (Mutator) transposons of maize move by a "cut and paste" mechanism in somatic tissues, very late in development resulting in a wide spectrum of ..
  9. MEMBRANE FUNCTION IN MUTANTS OF CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS
    John Browse; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Quantitative measures of low-temperature performance and thermotolerance of the range of desaturase mutants will be correlated with fatty acid composition and measurements of membrane fluidity. ..
  10. ALIGNMENT BASED METHODS FOR MOLECULAR SEQUENCE ANALYSIS
    Steven Henikoff; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This effort could yield new eukaryotic family members of great importance for understanding epigenetic phenomena, some of which, such as parental imprinting, are relevant to human disease. ..
  11. Maintenance of blocks-based tools for functional genomic
    Steven Henikoff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These various components will be packaged to facilitate updates and local implementations. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Genetics of Variation for Complex Traits
    John Doebley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..genetic, developmental and molecular basis of naturally occurring variation for complex morphological traits using maize as the model system...
  13. Comparative Genomics in the Enterobateriaceae
    Sandra Clifton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  14. Molecular Mechanisms of Genome Duplication
    ZENGJIAN CHEN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF MAIZE GROUP-1 POLLEN ALLERGENS
    Daniel Cosgrove; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..25 percentof the US population. We recently discovered that the group-I allergen from maize pollen (called Zea ml) loosens the extracellular matrix (wall) of the grass stigma...
  16. Mammalian Lactoferrin Receptors: Structure and Function
    Bo Lonnerdal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Overall, our understanding of the physiological significance of Lf and its receptor will be increased. ..

Patents62

  1. CONSTRUCTS FOR EXPRESSING TRANSGENES USING REGULATORY ELEMENTS FROM PANICUM UBIQUITIN GENES
    Patent Number: EP3039143-A1; Date:2016-07-06
  2. METHOD
    Patent Number: WO2016128750-A1; Date:2016-08-18
  3. MAIZE AND SORGHUM S-ADENOSYL-HOMOCYSTEINE HYDROLASE PROMOTERS
    Patent Number: WO2016109157-A1; Date:2016-07-07
  4. RNA POLYMERASE I1 NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES TO CONTROL INSECT PESTS
    Patent Number: EP3067424-A1; Date:2016-09-14
  5. RICE PLANTS WITH ALTERED SEED PHENOTYPE AND QUALITY
    Patent Number: WO2016124920-A1; Date:2016-08-11
  6. COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING ABIOTIC STRESS TOLERANCE
    Patent Number: EP3027009-A1; Date:2016-06-08
  7. INTERFERING WITH HD-ZIP TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR REPRESSION OF GENE EXPRESSION TO PRODUCE PLANTS WITH ENHANCED TRAITS
    Patent Number: EP3054765-A2; Date:2016-08-17
  8. OPTIMIZED NON-CANONICAL ZINC FINGER PROTEINS
    Patent Number: EP3070169-A1; Date:2016-09-21
  9. PLANTS HAVING ENHANCED-YIELD-RELATED TRAITS AND A METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME
    Patent Number: EP3056570-A1; Date:2016-08-17
  10. OPTIMAL SOYBEAN LOCI
    Patent Number: EP3066109-A2; Date:2016-09-14
  11. ZEA MAYS REGULATORY ELEMENTS AND USES THEREOF
    Patent Number: EP3058073-A1; Date:2016-08-24
  12. ZEA MAYS REGULATORY ELEMENTS AND USES THEREOF
    Patent Number: EP3058075-A1; Date:2016-08-24
  13. A METHOD FOR SCREENING OF GENES CONFERRING INCREASED TOLERANCE TO HERBICIDES
    Patent Number: WO2016087234-A1; Date:2016-06-09
  14. HAPLOID INDUCERS
    Patent Number: WO2016075255-A1; Date:2016-05-19
  15. CONSTRUCTS FOR EXPRESSING TRANSGENES USING REGULATORY ELEMENTS FROM SETARIA UBIQUITIN GENES
    Patent Number: EP3039144-A1; Date:2016-07-06
  16. CONSTRUCTS FOR EXPRESSING TRANSGENES USING REGULATORY ELEMENTS FROM BRACHYPODIUM UBIQUITIN GENES
    Patent Number: EP3039142-A1; Date:2016-07-06
  17. METHOD OF INCREASING RESISTANCE AGAINST SOYBEAN RUST IN TRANSGENIC PLANTS BY INCREASING THE SCOPOLETIN CONTENT
    Patent Number: WO2016124515-A1; Date:2016-08-11
  18. COMPOSITION AND METHODS FOR REGULATED EXPRESSION OF A GUIDE RNA/CAS ENDONUCLEASE COMPLEX
    Patent Number: WO2016137774-A1; Date:2016-09-01
  19. CRISPR HYBRID DNA/RNA POLYNUCLEOTIDES AND METHODS OF USE
    Patent Number: WO2016123230-A1; Date:2016-08-04
  20. METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR IDENTIFYING AND ENRICHING FOR CELLS COMPRISING SITE SPECIFIC GENOMIC MODIFICATIONS
    Patent Number: WO2016106121-A1; Date:2016-06-30
  21. HAPLOID INDUCER
    Patent Number: WO2016102665-A2; Date:2016-06-30
  22. MODIFIED PLANTS
    Patent Number: EP3060665-A1; Date:2016-08-31
  23. ISOLATED POLYNUCLEOTIDES AND POLYPEPTIDES AND METHODS OF USING SAME FOR INCREASING PLANT YIELD, BIOMASS, GROWTH RATE, VIGOR, OIL CONTENT, ABIOTIC STRESS TOLERANCE OF PLANTS AND NITROGEN USE EFFICIENCY
    Patent Number: EP3056569-A2; Date:2016-08-17
  24. RAS OPPOSITE (ROP) AND RELATED NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES THAT CONFER RESISTANCE TO COLEOPTERAN AND/OR HEMIPTERAN PESTS
    Patent Number: EP3082404-A1; Date:2016-10-26
  25. COMPOSITIONS, METHODS, AND PLANT GENES FOR THE IMPROVED PRODUCTION OF FERMENTABLE SUGARS FOR BIOFUEL PRODUCTION
    Patent Number: EP3091078-A2; Date:2016-11-09
  26. PLANTS HAVING ENHANCED YIELD-RELATED TRAITS AND PRODUCING METHODS THEREOF
    Patent Number: EP3091079-A1; Date:2016-11-09
  27. MAIZE CYTOPLASMIC MALE STERILITY (CMS) S-TYPE RESTORER GENE RF3
    Patent Number: EP3090048-A1; Date:2016-11-09
  28. NOVEL MAIZE UBIQUITIN PROMOTERS
    Patent Number: EP3090056-A1; Date:2016-11-09
  29. NOVEL MAIZE UBIQUITIN PROMOTERS
    Patent Number: EP3090045-A1; Date:2016-11-09
  30. MAIZE CYTOPLASMIC MALE STERILITY (CMS) S-TYPE RESTORER RF3 GENE, MOLECULAR MARKERS AND THEIR USE
    Patent Number: EP3089577-A1; Date:2016-11-09
  31. NOVEL MAIZE UBIQUITIN PROMOTERS
    Patent Number: EP3090047-A1; Date:2016-11-09
  32. GENERATION OF HAPLOID PLANTS
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