plant proteins

Summary

Summary: Proteins found in plants (flowers, herbs, shrubs, trees, etc.). The concept does not include proteins found in vegetables for which VEGETABLE PROTEINS is available.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi WRKY transcription factors
    Paul J Rushton
    Department of Biology and Microbiology, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 15:247-58. 2010
  2. ncbi A renaissance of elicitors: perception of microbe-associated molecular patterns and danger signals by pattern-recognition receptors
    Thomas Boller
    Botanisches Institut, Universitat Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 60:379-406. 2009
  3. ncbi Predicting transmembrane protein topology with a hidden Markov model: application to complete genomes
    A Krogh
    Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, Building 208, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark
    J Mol Biol 305:567-80. 2001
  4. ncbi Specific effects of microRNAs on the plant transcriptome
    Rebecca Schwab
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Dev Cell 8:517-27. 2005
  5. pmc Genome-wide analysis of the ERF gene family in Arabidopsis and rice
    Toshitsugu Nakano
    Molecular and Cellular Breeding Research Group, Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    Plant Physiol 140:411-32. 2006
  6. ncbi Role of plant heat-shock proteins and molecular chaperones in the abiotic stress response
    Wangxia Wang
    The Robert H Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, PO Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Trends Plant Sci 9:244-52. 2004
  7. ncbi Gene networks involved in drought stress response and tolerance
    Kazuo Shinozaki
    RIKEN Plant Science Center, 1 7 22 Suehiro cho, Tsurumi ku, Yokohama, 203 0045 Japan
    J Exp Bot 58:221-7. 2007
  8. ncbi Plant immunity: towards an integrated view of plant-pathogen interactions
    Peter N Dodds
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Division of Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia
    Nat Rev Genet 11:539-48. 2010
  9. pmc PlantTFDB 2.0: update and improvement of the comprehensive plant transcription factor database
    He Zhang
    Center for Bioinformatics, National Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic Engineering and College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, PR China
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:D1114-7. 2011
  10. ncbi The genome of black cottonwood, Populus trichocarpa (Torr. & Gray)
    G A Tuskan
    Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Science 313:1596-604. 2006

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Publications291 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi WRKY transcription factors
    Paul J Rushton
    Department of Biology and Microbiology, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 15:247-58. 2010
    ..WRKY genes exhibit extensive autoregulation and cross-regulation that facilitates transcriptional reprogramming in a dynamic web with built-in redundancy...
  2. ncbi A renaissance of elicitors: perception of microbe-associated molecular patterns and danger signals by pattern-recognition receptors
    Thomas Boller
    Botanisches Institut, Universitat Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 60:379-406. 2009
    ..Current evidence indicates that MAMPs, DAMPs, and effectors are all perceived as danger signals and induce a stereotypic defense response...
  3. ncbi Predicting transmembrane protein topology with a hidden Markov model: application to complete genomes
    A Krogh
    Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, Building 208, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark
    J Mol Biol 305:567-80. 2001
    ..We discuss the possible relevance of this finding for our understanding of membrane protein assembly mechanisms. A TMHMM prediction service is available at http://www.cbs.dtu.dk/services/TMHMM/...
  4. ncbi Specific effects of microRNAs on the plant transcriptome
    Rebecca Schwab
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Dev Cell 8:517-27. 2005
    ..This finding unifies the view of plant miRNA action...
  5. pmc Genome-wide analysis of the ERF gene family in Arabidopsis and rice
    Toshitsugu Nakano
    Molecular and Cellular Breeding Research Group, Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    Plant Physiol 140:411-32. 2006
    ..These results will be useful for future functional analyses of the ERF family genes...
  6. ncbi Role of plant heat-shock proteins and molecular chaperones in the abiotic stress response
    Wangxia Wang
    The Robert H Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, PO Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Trends Plant Sci 9:244-52. 2004
  7. ncbi Gene networks involved in drought stress response and tolerance
    Kazuo Shinozaki
    RIKEN Plant Science Center, 1 7 22 Suehiro cho, Tsurumi ku, Yokohama, 203 0045 Japan
    J Exp Bot 58:221-7. 2007
    ..A description is also provided of how various genes involved in stress tolerance were applied in genetic engineering of dehydration stress tolerance in transgenic Arabidopsis plants...
  8. ncbi Plant immunity: towards an integrated view of plant-pathogen interactions
    Peter N Dodds
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Division of Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia
    Nat Rev Genet 11:539-48. 2010
    ..These insights suggest novel biotechnological approaches to crop protection...
  9. pmc PlantTFDB 2.0: update and improvement of the comprehensive plant transcription factor database
    He Zhang
    Center for Bioinformatics, National Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic Engineering and College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, PR China
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:D1114-7. 2011
    ..In addition, we now provide web service for advanced users to access PlantTFDB 2.0 more efficiently...
  10. ncbi The genome of black cottonwood, Populus trichocarpa (Torr. & Gray)
    G A Tuskan
    Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
    Science 313:1596-604. 2006
    ..Overrepresented exceptions in Populus include genes associated with lignocellulosic wall biosynthesis, meristem development, disease resistance, and metabolite transport...
  11. ncbi Predicting subcellular localization of proteins based on their N-terminal amino acid sequence
    O Emanuelsson
    Stockholm Bioinformatics Center, Department of Biochemistry, Stockholm University, Stockholm, S 106 91, Sweden
    J Mol Biol 300:1005-16. 2000
    ..Arabidopsis thaliana chromosomes 2 and 4 and the Ensembl Homo sapiens protein set, we estimate that 10% of all plant proteins are mitochondrial and 14% chloroplastic, and that the abundance of secretory proteins, in both Arabidopsis and ..
  12. ncbi FT protein movement contributes to long-distance signaling in floral induction of Arabidopsis
    Laurent Corbesier
    Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Carl von Linne Weg 10, D 50829 Cologne, Germany
    Science 316:1030-3. 2007
    ..Finally, we provide evidence that FT does not activate an intermediate messenger in leaves. We conclude that FT protein acts as a long-distance signal that induces Arabidopsis flowering...
  13. ncbi Growth of the plant cell wall
    Daniel J Cosgrove
    Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 6:850-61. 2005
    ..Recent discoveries have uncovered how plant cells synthesize wall polysaccharides, assemble them into a strong fibrous network and regulate wall expansion during cell growth...
  14. ncbi FLS2: an LRR receptor-like kinase involved in the perception of the bacterial elicitor flagellin in Arabidopsis
    L Gomez-Gomez
    Friedrich Miescher Institut, Basel, Switzerland
    Mol Cell 5:1003-11. 2000
    ..FLS2 shares structural and functional homologies with known plant resistance genes and with components involved in the innate immune system of mammals and insects...
  15. ncbi Housekeeping gene selection for real-time RT-PCR normalization in potato during biotic and abiotic stress
    Nathalie Nicot
    Centre de Recherche Public Gabriel Lippmann, Environment and Biotechnologies Research Unit, 41 rue du Brill, L 4422 Belvaux, Luxembourg
    J Exp Bot 56:2907-14. 2005
    ..The relative quantification of the hsp20.2 gene varied according to the internal control and the number of internal controls used, thus highlighting the importance of the choice of internal controls in such experiments...
  16. ncbi NAC transcription factors: structurally distinct, functionally diverse
    Addie Nina Olsen
    Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 2A, DK 1353 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Trends Plant Sci 10:79-87. 2005
    ..Research into NAC transcription factors has demonstrated the importance of this protein family in the biology of plants and the need for further studies...
  17. ncbi Pentatricopeptide repeat proteins: a socket set for organelle gene expression
    Christian Schmitz-Linneweber
    Institute of Biology, Humboldt University of Berlin, Chausseestr 117, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Trends Plant Sci 13:663-70. 2008
    ..We use these new data to propose hypotheses for their physiological roles that could explain why PPR proteins are so numerous in terrestrial plants...
  18. ncbi A microRNA as a translational repressor of APETALA2 in Arabidopsis flower development
    Xuemei Chen
    Waksman Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Science 303:2022-5. 2004
    ..Therefore, miRNA172 likely acts in cell-fate specification as a translational repressor of APETALA2 in Arabidopsis flower development...
  19. pmc Improving the Arabidopsis genome annotation using maximal transcript alignment assemblies
    Brian J Haas
    The Institute for Genomic Research, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 31:5654-66. 2003
    ..The algorithm of the Program to Assemble Spliced Alignments (PASA) tool is described, as well as the results of automated updates to Arabidopsis gene annotations...
  20. pmc PlnTFDB: updated content and new features of the plant transcription factor database
    Paulino Pérez-Rodríguez
    Department of Molecular Biology, Institute of Biochemistry and Biology, GoFORSYS, University of Potsdam, Karl Liebknecht Str 24 25, Haus 20, 14476 Potsdam Golm, Germany
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:D822-7. 2010
    ..Moreover, the different species in PlnTFDB are linked to each other by means of orthologous genes facilitating cross-species comparisons...
  21. pmc Cell signaling during cold, drought, and salt stress
    Liming Xiong
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Plant Cell 14:S165-83. 2002
  22. ncbi Loosening of plant cell walls by expansins
    D J Cosgrove
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Nature 407:321-6. 2000
    ..Expansin's action has puzzling implications for plant cell-wall structure. The recent explosion of gene sequences and expression data has given new hints of additional biological functions for expansins...
  23. pmc Overexpressing a NAM, ATAF, and CUC (NAC) transcription factor enhances drought resistance and salt tolerance in rice
    Honghong Hu
    National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, National Center of Plant Gene Research, Wuhan 430070, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:12987-92. 2006
    ..DNA chip analysis revealed that a large number of stress-related genes were up-regulated in the SNAC1-overexpressing rice plants. Our data suggest that SNAC1 holds promising utility in improving drought and salinity tolerance in rice...
  24. pmc Monitoring expression profiles of rice genes under cold, drought, and high-salinity stresses and abscisic acid application using cDNA microarray and RNA gel-blot analyses
    M Ashiq Rabbani
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Plant Physiol 133:1755-67. 2003
    ..Transcriptome analysis revealed novel stress-inducible genes, suggesting some differences between Arabidopsis and rice in their response to stress...
  25. ncbi The R2R3-MYB gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana
    R Stracke
    Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Carl von Linne Weg 10, D 50829, Koln, Germany
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 4:447-56. 2001
    ..R2R3-type MYB genes control many aspects of plant secondary metabolism, as well as the identity and fate of plant cells...
  26. pmc Jasmonates: an update on biosynthesis, signal transduction and action in plant stress response, growth and development
    C Wasternack
    Department of Natural Product Biotechnology, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Weinberg 3, D 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Ann Bot 100:681-97. 2007
    ..Many of them alter gene expression positively or negatively in a regulatory network with synergistic and antagonistic effects in relation to other plant hormones such as salicylate, auxin, ethylene and abscisic acid...
  27. ncbi Transcription factors in plant defense and stress responses
    Karam Singh
    CSIRO Plant Industry, Centre for Environmental and Life Sciences, Private Bag 5, Wembly WA 6913, Australia
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 5:430-6. 2002
    ..These studies have also revealed some of the complexity and overlap in the responses to different stresses, and are likely to lead to new ways to enhance crop tolerance to disease and environmental stress...
  28. ncbi Significance of inducible defense-related proteins in infected plants
    L C Van Loon
    Phytopathology, Institute of Environmental Biology, Science Faculty, Utrecht University, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Annu Rev Phytopathol 44:135-62. 2006
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  29. pmc The Selaginella genome identifies genetic changes associated with the evolution of vascular plants
    Jo Ann Banks
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Science 332:960-3. 2011
    ..Selaginella differs in posttranscriptional gene regulation, including small RNA regulation of repetitive elements, an absence of the trans-acting small interfering RNA pathway, and extensive RNA editing of organellar genes...
  30. pmc Abscisic acid signaling in seeds and seedlings
    Ruth R Finkelstein
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Plant Cell 14:S15-45. 2002
  31. ncbi A NAC Gene regulating senescence improves grain protein, zinc, and iron content in wheat
    Cristobal Uauy
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 314:1298-301. 2006
    ..Reduction in RNA levels of the multiple NAM homologs by RNA interference delayed senescence by more than 3 weeks and reduced wheat grain protein, zinc, and iron content by more than 30%...
  32. pmc Positional cloning of the wheat vernalization gene VRN1
    L Yan
    Department of Agronomy and Range Science, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:6263-8. 2003
    ..A mutation in the promoter region of AP1 would result in the lack of recognition of the repressor and in a dominant spring growth habit...
  33. ncbi Auxin: a trigger for change in plant development
    Steffen Vanneste
    Department of Plant Systems Biology, VIB, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Cell 136:1005-16. 2009
    ..Thus, auxin appears to be a versatile trigger of preprogrammed developmental changes in plant cells...
  34. ncbi Networks of WRKY transcription factors in defense signaling
    Thomas Eulgem
    Center for Plant Cell Biology, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California at Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 10:366-71. 2007
    ..A key mechanism triggering strong immune responses appears to be based on the inactivation of defense-suppressing WRKY proteins...
  35. pmc Of PAMPs and effectors: the blurred PTI-ETI dichotomy
    Bart P H J Thomma
    Laboratory of Phytopathology, Wageningen University, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Cell 23:4-15. 2011
    ..We argue that plant resistance is determined by immune receptors that recognize appropriate ligands to activate defense, the amplitude of which is likely determined by the level required for effective immunity...
  36. ncbi OsDREB genes in rice, Oryza sativa L., encode transcription activators that function in drought-, high-salt- and cold-responsive gene expression
    Joseph G Dubouzet
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences JIRCAS, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Plant J 33:751-63. 2003
    ..OsDREB1A is potentially useful for producing transgenic monocots that are tolerant to drought, high-salt, and/or cold stresses...
  37. ncbi Strigolactone inhibition of shoot branching
    Victoria Gomez-Roldan
    Universite de Toulouse, UPS, CNRS, Surface Cellulaire et Signalisation chez les Végétaux, 24 Chemin de Borde Rouge, F 31326 Castanet Tolosan, France
    Nature 455:189-94. 2008
    ..Furthermore, ccd8 mutants demonstrate the diverse effects of strigolactones in shoot branching, mycorrhizal symbiosis and parasitic weed interaction...
  38. ncbi Hd3a protein is a mobile flowering signal in rice
    Shojiro Tamaki
    Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916 5 Takayama, Ikoma 630 0101, Japan
    Science 316:1033-6. 2007
    ..We show that the protein encoded by Hd3a, a rice ortholog of FT, moves from the leaf to the shoot apical meristem and induces flowering in rice. These results suggest that the Hd3a protein may be the rice florigen...
  39. ncbi Integration of plant responses to environmentally activated phytohormonal signals
    Patrick Achard
    John Innes Centre, Norwich NR4 7UJ, UK
    Science 311:91-4. 2006
    ..The growth restraint conferred by DELLA proteins is beneficial and promotes survival. We propose that DELLAs permit flexible and appropriate modulation of plant growth in response to changes in natural environments...
  40. ncbi Salt tolerance conferred by overexpression of a vacuolar Na+/H+ antiport in Arabidopsis
    M P Apse
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    Science 285:1256-8. 1999
    ..These results demonstrate the feasibility of engineering salt tolerance in plants...
  41. pmc Comparative analysis of the receptor-like kinase family in Arabidopsis and rice
    Shin Han Shiu
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Plant Cell 16:1220-34. 2004
    ..These findings led us to hypothesize that most of the recent expansions of the RLK/Pelle family have involved defense/resistance-related genes...
  42. ncbi Functional analysis of a NAC-type transcription factor OsNAC6 involved in abiotic and biotic stress-responsive gene expression in rice
    Kazuo Nakashima
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Plant J 51:617-30. 2007
    ..We conclude that OsNAC6 may serve as a useful biotechnological tool for the improvement of stress tolerance in various kinds of plants...
  43. pmc ETHYLENE RESPONSE FACTOR1 integrates signals from ethylene and jasmonate pathways in plant defense
    Oscar Lorenzo
    Departamento de Genética Molecular de Plantas, Centro Nacional de Biotecnología Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Campus Universidad Autonoma, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    Plant Cell 15:165-78. 2003
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  44. ncbi Uptake, allocation and signaling of nitrate
    Ya Yun Wang
    Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
    Trends Plant Sci 17:458-67. 2012
    ..Interestingly, several of these transporters also play versatile roles in nitrate sensing, plant development, pathogen defense, and/or stress response...
  45. ncbi Unique aspects of the grass cell wall
    John Vogel
    USDA Western Regional Research Center, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:301-7. 2008
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  46. ncbi Auxin regulates SCF(TIR1)-dependent degradation of AUX/IAA proteins
    W M Gray
    The Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Nature 414:271-6. 2001
    ..Because domain II is conserved in nearly all AUX/IAA proteins in Arabidopsis, we propose that auxin promotes the degradation of this large family of transcriptional regulators, leading to diverse downstream effects...
  47. ncbi Transcriptional activation of secondary wall biosynthesis by rice and maize NAC and MYB transcription factors
    Ruiqin Zhong
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Plant Cell Physiol 52:1856-71. 2011
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  48. pmc Ethylene-inducible DNA binding proteins that interact with an ethylene-responsive element
    M Ohme-Takagi
    Plant Molecular Biology Laboratory, National Institute of Bioscience and Human Technology, Ibaraki, Japan
    Plant Cell 7:173-82. 1995
    ..RNA gel blot analysis revealed that accumulation of mRNAs for EREBPs was induced by ethylene, but individual EREBPs exhibited different patterns of expression...
  49. pmc Coping with stresses: roles of calcium- and calcium/calmodulin-regulated gene expression
    Anireddy S N Reddy
    Department of Biology, Program in Molecular Plant Biology, Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Plant Cell 23:2010-32. 2011
    ..We will discuss emerging paradigms in the field, highlight the areas that need further investigation, and present some promising novel high-throughput tools to address Ca(2+)-regulated transcriptional networks...
  50. pmc The Sol Genomics Network (solgenomics.net): growing tomatoes using Perl
    Aureliano Bombarely
    Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Tower Road, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:D1149-55. 2011
    ..The SGN curation model is community-driven, allowing researchers to add and edit information using simple web tools. Currently, over a hundred community annotators help curate the database. SGN can be accessed at http://solgenomics.net/...
  51. ncbi A naturally occurring epigenetic mutation in a gene encoding an SBP-box transcription factor inhibits tomato fruit ripening
    Kenneth Manning
    Warwick Horticulture Research International HRI, University of Warwick, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Nat Genet 38:948-52. 2006
    ..This study demonstrates that an SBP-box gene is critical for normal ripening and highlights the likely importance of epialleles in plant development and the generation of natural variation...
  52. pmc Evaluation of putative reference genes for gene expression normalization in soybean by quantitative real-time RT-PCR
    Ruibo Hu
    Institute of Crop Science, National Key Facility of Crop Gene Resource and Genetic Improvement, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, PR China
    BMC Mol Biol 10:93. 2009
    ..Thus, a systematic validation of reference genes is required to ensure proper normalization. For soybean, only a small number of validated reference genes are available to date...
  53. pmc Arabidopsis basic leucine zipper transcription factors involved in an abscisic acid-dependent signal transduction pathway under drought and high-salinity conditions
    Y Uno
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Science JIRCAS, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, Ohwashi 1 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:11632-7. 2000
    ..Using cultured Arabidopsis cells, we demonstrated that a specific ABA-activated protein kinase of 42-kDa phosphorylated conserved N-terminal regions in the AREB proteins...
  54. pmc An optimized grapevine RNA isolation procedure and statistical determination of reference genes for real-time RT-PCR during berry development
    Karen E Reid
    Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Plant Biol 6:27. 2006
    ..Few statistically validated reference genes have been reported in grapevine. Moreover, success in isolating high quality RNA from grapevine tissues is typically limiting due to low pH, and high polyphenolic and polysaccharide contents...
  55. ncbi Visualization of protein interactions in living plant cells using bimolecular fluorescence complementation
    Michael Walter
    Institut fur Botanik und Botanischer Garten, Molekulare Entwicklungsbiologie der Pflanzen, Universitat Munster, Schlossplatz 4, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Plant J 40:428-38. 2004
    ..Consequently, the BiFC approach should significantly facilitate the visualization of the subcellular sites of protein interactions under conditions that closely reflect the normal physiological environment...
  56. ncbi ZmMYB31 directly represses maize lignin genes and redirects the phenylpropanoid metabolic flux
    Silvia Fornalé
    Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics CRAG, Consortium CSIC IRTA UAB, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
    Plant J 64:633-44. 2010
    ..Thus, ZmMYB31 can be considered a good candidate for the manipulation of lignin biosynthesis in biotechnological applications...
  57. ncbi Toward a systems approach to understanding plant cell walls
    Chris Somerville
    Carnegie Institution, Department of Plant Biology, 260 Panama Street, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Science 306:2206-11. 2004
    ..However, progress in integrating biophysical, developmental, and genetic information into a useful model will require a system-based approach...
  58. ncbi 'Green revolution' genes encode mutant gibberellin response modulators
    J Peng
    John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, UK
    Nature 400:256-61. 1999
    ..Transgenic rice plants containing a mutant GAI allele give reduced responses to gibberellin and are dwarfed, indicating that mutant GAI orthologues could be used to increase yield in a wide range of crop species...
  59. ncbi Coordination of gene expression between organellar and nuclear genomes
    Jesse D Woodson
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 9:383-95. 2008
    ..Here we review recent advances in elucidating the intracellular signalling pathways that coordinate gene expression between organelles and the nucleus, with a focus on photosynthetic plants...
  60. pmc Plant-mPLoc: a top-down strategy to augment the power for predicting plant protein subcellular localization
    Kuo Chen Chou
    Institute of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China
    PLoS ONE 5:e11335. 2010
    ..localization can only cover three or four location sites, and none of them can be used to deal with multiplex plant proteins that can simultaneously exist at two, or move between, two or more different location sits...
  61. pmc YLoc--an interpretable web server for predicting subcellular localization
    Sebastian Briesemeister
    Division for Simulation of Biological Systems, Universitat Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:W497-502. 2010
    ..In addition, YLoc estimates the reliability of its own predictions. YLoc can, thus, assist in understanding protein localization and in location engineering of proteins. The YLoc web server is available online at www.multiloc.org/YLoc...
  62. ncbi Integration of spatial and temporal information during floral induction in Arabidopsis
    Philip A Wigge
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Science 309:1056-9. 2005
    ..A complex of FT and FD proteins in turn can activate floral identity genes such as APETALA1 (AP1)...
  63. ncbi FD, a bZIP protein mediating signals from the floral pathway integrator FT at the shoot apex
    Mitsutomo Abe
    Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Science 309:1052-6. 2005
    ..FT may represent a long-distance signal in flowering...
  64. ncbi The Arabidopsis NPR1 gene that controls systemic acquired resistance encodes a novel protein containing ankyrin repeats
    H Cao
    Department of Botany, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 1000, USA
    Cell 88:57-63. 1997
    ..syringae in the absence of SAR induction...
  65. pmc Phosphorylation of the Nicotiana benthamiana WRKY8 transcription factor by MAPK functions in the defense response
    Nobuaki Ishihama
    Laboratory of Defense in Plant Pathogen Interactions, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Aichi 464 8601, Japan
    Plant Cell 23:1153-70. 2011
    ..Thus, MAPK-mediated phosphorylation of WRKY8 has an important role in the defense response through activation of downstream genes...
  66. pmc Arabidopsis NAC1 transduces auxin signal downstream of TIR1 to promote lateral root development
    Q Xie
    Laboratory of Plant Cell Biology, Institute of Molecular Agrobiology, National University of Singapore, 117604 Singapore
    Genes Dev 14:3024-36. 2000
    ..Finally, TIR1-induced lateral root development is blocked by expression of antisense NAC1 cDNA, and NAC1 overexpression can restore lateral root formation in the auxin-response mutant tir1, indicating that NAC1 acts downstream of TIR1...
  67. pmc PlantGDB: a resource for comparative plant genomics
    Jon Duvick
    Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D959-65. 2008
    ..PlantGDB also hosts a plant genomics research outreach portal (PGROP) that facilitates access to a large number of resources for research and training...
  68. ncbi Understanding the functions of plant disease resistance proteins
    Gregory B Martin
    Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research and Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 54:23-61. 2003
    ..New technologies arising from the genomics and proteomics revolution will greatly expand our ability to investigate the role of R proteins in plant disease resistance...
  69. ncbi RIN4 interacts with Pseudomonas syringae type III effector molecules and is required for RPM1-mediated resistance in Arabidopsis
    David Mackey
    Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cell 108:743-54. 2002
    ..This may enhance RIN4 activity as a negative regulator of plant defense, facilitating pathogen growth. RPM1 may "guard" against pathogens that use AvrRpm1 and AvrB to manipulate RIN4 activity...
  70. pmc Innate immunity in plants: an arms race between pattern recognition receptors in plants and effectors in microbial pathogens
    Thomas Boller
    Zurich Basel Plant Science Center, Botanical Institute, University of Basel, Hebelstrasse 1, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Science 324:742-4. 2009
    ..It turns out that the important contribution of PTI to disease resistance is masked by pathogen virulence effectors that have evolved to suppress it...
  71. pmc The tomato homolog of CORONATINE-INSENSITIVE1 is required for the maternal control of seed maturation, jasmonate-signaled defense responses, and glandular trichome development
    Lei Li
    Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Cell 16:126-43. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that the JA/COI1 signaling pathway regulates distinct developmental processes in different plants and suggest a role for JA in the promotion of glandular trichome-based defenses...
  72. pmc Transcriptional repression by AtMYB4 controls production of UV-protecting sunscreens in Arabidopsis
    H Jin
    John Innes Centre, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, Institute of Food Research, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK
    EMBO J 19:6150-61. 2000
    ..It belongs to a novel group of plant R2R3 MYB proteins involved in transcriptional silencing. The balance between MYB activators and repressors on common target promoters may provide extra flexibility in transcriptional control...
  73. ncbi The wheat VRN2 gene is a flowering repressor down-regulated by vernalization
    Liuling Yan
    Department of Agronomy and Range Science, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 303:1640-4. 2004
    ..Reduction of the RNA level of VRN2 by RNA interference accelerated the flowering time of transgenic winter-wheat plants by more than a month...
  74. ncbi MAPK cascade signalling networks in plant defence
    Andrea Pitzschke
    Max F Perutz Laboratories, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 12:421-6. 2009
    ..We also discuss the strategies developed by plant pathogens to circumvent, inactivate or even 'hijack' MAPK-mediated defence responses...
  75. ncbi Hd3a, a rice ortholog of the Arabidopsis FT gene, promotes transition to flowering downstream of Hd1 under short-day conditions
    Shoko Kojima
    Institute of the Society for Techno Innovation of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0854 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:1096-105. 2002
    ....
  76. ncbi iLoc-Plant: a multi-label classifier for predicting the subcellular localization of plant proteins with both single and multiple sites
    Zhi Cheng Wu
    Computer Department, Jing De Zhen Ceramic Institute, Jing De Zhen 333046, China
    Mol Biosyst 7:3287-97. 2011
    ..has been developed that can be used to deal with the systems containing both single- and multiple-location plant proteins. As a demonstration, the jackknife cross-validation was performed with iLoc-Plant on a benchmark dataset of ..
  77. ncbi A putative leucine-rich repeat receptor kinase involved in brassinosteroid signal transduction
    J Li
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Cell 90:929-38. 1997
    ..The extracellular domain contains 25 tandem leucine-rich repeats that resemble repeats found in animal hormone receptors, plant disease resistance genes, and genes involved in unknown signaling pathways controlling plant development...
  78. ncbi Resistance proteins: molecular switches of plant defence
    Frank Lw Takken
    Plant Pathology, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 94062, 1090 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 9:383-90. 2006
    ..Pathogen recognition triggers nucleotide-dependent conformational changes that might induce oligomerisation, thereby providing a scaffold for activation of downstream signalling components...
  79. ncbi Auxin response factors
    Tom J Guilfoyle
    University of Missouri, Department of Biochemistry, 117 Schweitzer Hall, Columbia, MI 65211, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 10:453-60. 2007
    ..Recent advances have provided information on regulation of ARF gene expression, ARF roles in growth and developmental processes, and target genes regulated by ARFs...
  80. pmc Sequence-specific binding of a chloroplast pentatricopeptide repeat protein to its native group II intron ligand
    Rosalind Williams-Carrier
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403, USA
    RNA 14:1930-41. 2008
    ..These results suggest mechanisms by which PPR5 influences both RNA stability and splicing...
  81. pmc The outcomes of concentration-specific interactions between salicylate and jasmonate signaling include synergy, antagonism, and oxidative stress leading to cell death
    Luis A J Mur
    Institute of Biological Science, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 140:249-62. 2006
    ..Our data suggests that the outcomes of JA-SA interactions could be tailored to pathogen/pest attack by the relative concentration of each hormone...
  82. pmc Selection patterns on restorer-like genes reveal a conflict between nuclear and mitochondrial genomes throughout angiosperm evolution
    Sota Fujii
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology and School of Biomedical, Biomolecular, and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:1723-8. 2011
    ..We suggest that the selection patterns on Rf-like genes reveal a molecular "arms-race" between the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes that has persisted throughout most of the evolutionary history of angiosperms...
  83. pmc Receptor-like kinases from Arabidopsis form a monophyletic gene family related to animal receptor kinases
    S H Shiu
    Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:10763-8. 2001
    ....
  84. pmc Regulation of flowering time and floral organ identity by a MicroRNA and its APETALA2-like target genes
    Milo J Aukerman
    E I duPont de Nemours and Company, Agriculture and Nutrition, Newark, Delaware 19711, USA
    Plant Cell 15:2730-41. 2003
    ..Gain-of-function and loss-of-function analyses indicate that two of the AP2-like target genes normally act as floral repressors, supporting the notion that miR172 regulates flowering time by downregulating AP2-like target genes...
  85. ncbi The stem cell population of Arabidopsis shoot meristems in maintained by a regulatory loop between the CLAVATA and WUSCHEL genes
    H Schoof
    Zentrum für Molekularbiologie der Pflanzen, Tubingen, Federal Republic of Germany
    Cell 100:635-44. 2000
    ..Our data suggest that the shoot meristem has properties of a self-regulatory system in which WUS/CLV interactions establish a feedback loop between the stem cells and the underlying organizing center...
  86. ncbi CONSTANS mediates between the circadian clock and the control of flowering in Arabidopsis
    P Suárez-López
    John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK
    Nature 410:1116-20. 2001
    ..In addition, the late flowering phenotype of such mutants is corrected by overexpressing CO. Thus, CO acts between the circadian clock and the control of flowering, suggesting mechanisms by which day length regulates flowering time...
  87. pmc Identification and characterization of nucleotide-binding site-leucine-rich repeat genes in the model plant Medicago truncatula
    Carine Ameline-Torregrosa
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Microorganismes, UMR CNRS INRA 442 2594, 31326, Castanet Tolosan, France
    Plant Physiol 146:5-21. 2008
    ..This analysis shows the gene family not only is important functionally and agronomically, but also plays a structural role in the genome...
  88. ncbi The AP2/EREBP family of plant transcription factors
    J L Riechmann
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, USA
    Biol Chem 379:633-46. 1998
    ....
  89. ncbi Role of the arabidopsis DRM methyltransferases in de novo DNA methylation and gene silencing
    Xiaofeng Cao
    Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Curr Biol 12:1138-44. 2002
    ..Thus, drm mutants prevent the establishment but not the maintenance of gene silencing at FWA and SUP, suggesting that the DRMs encode the major de novo methylation enzymes affecting these genes...
  90. pmc FLOWERING LOCUS T protein may act as the long-distance florigenic signal in the cucurbits
    Ming Kuem Lin
    Section of Plant Biology, College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Plant Cell 19:1488-506. 2007
    ..maxima FT, but not FT mRNA, crossed the graft union in the phloem translocation stream. Collectively, these studies are consistent with FT functioning as a component of the florigenic signaling system in the cucurbits...
  91. ncbi Plant pathogenesis-related (PR) proteins: a focus on PR peptides
    Jan Sels
    Centre of Microbial and Plant Genetics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 20, B 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Plant Physiol Biochem 46:941-50. 2008
    ..Finally an update is provided on the potential role of these PR peptides in A. thaliana, with a focus on their possible involvement in plant defense...
  92. ncbi Activation tagging of the floral inducer FT
    I Kardailsky
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Science 286:1962-5. 1999
    ..Instead, it is similar to the sequence of TERMINAL FLOWER 1 (TFL1), an inhibitor of flowering that also shares sequence similarity with membrane-associated mammalian proteins...
  93. pmc A conserved MYB transcription factor involved in phosphate starvation signaling both in vascular plants and in unicellular algae
    V Rubio
    Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, Campus de Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    Genes Dev 15:2122-33. 2001
    ..PHR1-binding sequences are present in the promoter of Pi starvation-responsive structural genes, indicating that this protein acts downstream in the Pi starvation signaling pathway...
  94. pmc NB-LRR proteins: pairs, pieces, perception, partners, and pathways
    Timothy K Eitas
    Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 13:472-7. 2010
    ..Importantly, distinct fragments of different NB-LRRs are sufficient for function. Finally, we describe the new roles of accessory proteins and downstream host genes in NB-LRR signaling...
  95. ncbi Hd3a and RFT1 are essential for flowering in rice
    Reina Komiya
    Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916 5 Takayama, Ikoma 630 0101, Japan
    Development 135:767-74. 2008
    ..These results indicate that Hd3a and RFT1 act as floral activators under SD conditions, and that RFT1 expression is partly regulated by chromatin modification...
  96. ncbi Involvement of OsSPX1 in phosphate homeostasis in rice
    Chuang Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Plant J 57:895-904. 2009
    ..This suggests that OsSPX1 acts via a negative feedback loop to optimize growth under phosphate-limited conditions...
  97. ncbi A pair of related genes with antagonistic roles in mediating flowering signals
    Y Kobayashi
    Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Science 286:1960-2. 1999
    ..FT acts in part downstream of CO and mediates signals for flowering in an antagonistic manner with its homologous gene, TERMINAL FLOWER1 (TFL1)...
  98. ncbi A bacterial effector acts as a plant transcription factor and induces a cell size regulator
    Sabine Kay
    Institute of Biology, Department of Genetics, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Weinbergweg 10, D 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Science 318:648-51. 2007
    ..Thus, AvrBs3 and likely other members of this family provoke developmental reprogramming of host cells by mimicking eukaryotic transcription factors...
  99. ncbi Arabidopsis LEAFY COTYLEDON1 is sufficient to induce embryo development in vegetative cells
    T Lotan
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Cell 93:1195-205. 1998
    ..Our results suggest that LEC1 is an important regulator of embryo development that activates the transcription of genes required for both embryo morphogenesis and cellular differentiation...
  100. pmc The Arabidopsis abscisic acid response gene ABI5 encodes a basic leucine zipper transcription factor
    R R Finkelstein
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Plant Cell 12:599-609. 2000
    ..Comparison of seed and ABA-inducible vegetative gene expression in wild-type and abi5-1 plants indicates that ABI5 regulates a subset of late embryogenesis-abundant genes during both developmental stages...
  101. ncbi Constitutive expression of the CIRCADIAN CLOCK ASSOCIATED 1 (CCA1) gene disrupts circadian rhythms and suppresses its own expression
    Z Y Wang
    Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1606, USA
    Cell 93:1207-17. 1998
    ..Furthermore, the expression of both endogenous CCA1 and the related LHY gene was suppressed. Our results suggest that CCA1 is a part of a feedback loop that is closely associated with the circadian clock in Arabidopsis...

Research Grants29

  1. Suppression of innate immunity by an ADP-ribosyltransferase type III effector
    JAMES ROBERT ALFANO; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Preliminary data within this proposal show that HopU1 is an active ADP-RT and that it ADP-riboslylates several plant proteins. Mass spectrometry determined that chloroplast and glycine-rich RNA-binding proteins acted as in vitro ..
  2. Final preclinical development of an immunoadhesin therapy for inhalation anthrax
    KEITH WYCOFF; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Grant objectives include: 1) Develop a quantitative assay for contaminating plant proteins, to assure a minimal level of these proteins in the drug product, as required for human therapeutics;2) ..
  3. Agonist & Antagonist Activity and Binding on the TMD of hT1R3
    Marianna Max; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..responds to a surprisingly diverse set of ligands, from small amino acids to moderately sized sweet-tasting plant proteins. No common structure accounts for the sweetness of all of these compounds...
  4. Characterization of novel subcellular structures in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Ernest Y Kwok; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..have been produced that express different fusions between the green fluorescent protein (GFP) and random plant proteins (1). These random proteins serve as targeting signals to send the GFP to different intracellular compartments...
  5. A Plant-Derived Recombinant Bioscavenger to Prevent Insecticide Neurotoxicity
    Yvonne Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..in GMP conditions (Phase I) and (2) as a result of their unsialyted and atypical glycans, these recombinant plant proteins will exhibit poor bioavailability and must undergo post-translational modification (Phase II) to create stable ..
  6. The Role of the TM of T1R2 in Sweet Receptor Activation
    Marianna Max; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..responds to a surprisingly diverse set of ligands, from small amino acids to moderately sized sweet-tasting plant proteins. No common structure accounts for the sweetness of all of these compounds...
  7. HOST PROTEINS REQUIRED FOR GEMINIVIRUS INFECTION
    IAN PETTY; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The specific aims of this project are to identify and characterize the plant proteins which interact with host-adapted geminiviral proteins and late promoters...
  8. INTRACELLULAR TRAFFICKING OF IMMUNOTOXINS
    Oliver Press; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION: (Adapted from the applicant's abstract): Immunotoxins synthesized by conjugating cytotoxic plant proteins to monoclonal antibodies recognizing tumor-associated antigens have appeared promising in pre-clinical studies but have ..
  9. GENETIC ANALYSIS OF ARABIDOPSIS-VIRUS INTERACTIONS
    Keith Davis; Fiscal Year: 2000
    The primary objective of the proposed research is to identify and characterize specific plant proteins that represent host factors required for the successful infection of Arabidopsis by a geminivirus, beet curl top virus (BCTV)...
  10. Macromolecular X-Ray Crystallography Instrument
    Neela Yennawar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The projects that will be addressed include viral proteins, plant proteins, complexes of proteins and nucleic acids and metallo-enzymes. Many of these will aid health related research...
  11. 3-D STRUCTURES OF TWO LOW-CALORIE PROTEIN SWEETENERS
    Joachim Weickmann; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..XOMA has purified and sequenced the two major plant proteins and in an effort to improve taste quality, has generated more than 100 thaumatin variants...
  12. REGULATION OF POST-TRANSCRIPTIONAL GENE SILENCING
    Vicki Vance; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The last two aims focus on the role of other plant proteins in the HC-Pro-mediated suppression of PTGS...
  13. Perception of Mechanical Stimuli by Arabidopsis Roots
    ROBYN PERRIN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Analysis of WVD2 has also enabled identification of related plant proteins containing a conserved domain designated the "KLEEK region"...
  14. DIET SALT, CALCIUM KIDNEY STONES, BONE IN STONE FORMERS
    Linda Massey; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Reduction of dietary NaC1 from typical intakes of 200 mmol/day to an intake of 50 mmol/day may decrease the risk of recurrence of calcium-containing kidney stones and slow rates of bone loss, thus reducing risk of osteoporosis as well. ..
  15. PATHOPHYSIOLOGICAL ROLE OF 12-R-LIPOXYGENASE
    ALAN BRASH; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. 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. ..
  17. NOVEL OXYGENATIONS OF ARACHIDONIC ACID
    ALAN BRASH; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These studies will develop new insights into the biochemistry of mammalian cyclooxygenases and as a consequence have practical benefits in development of therapeutics. ..
  18. RNA EDITING IN PLANT ORGANELLES
    Maureen Hanson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The proposed research should enhance understanding of other forms of RNA processing in the biological world, especially the mechanisms of tRNA, mRNA and rRNA modification and editing. ..
  19. Genetics of Programmed Cell Death in Arabidoposis
    Jeffery L Dangl; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is the first definition of a function for these proteins, and allows us to propose a detailed characterization of their action as positive cell death regulators. ..
  20. Role of Macrophage Arginase in Anti-Bacterial Immunity
    Peter Murray; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The outcomes of the proposed studies will reveal new elements of Arg I function and provide rationale for approaching Arg I as a target in inflammatory diseases. ..
  21. Structure & Function of Human Hexacoordinate Hemoglobins
    MARK HARGROVE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Additionally, our experiments with neuroHb and histoHb will develop general principles that will be applicable to all hxHb. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Catalytic definition of insecticide-metabolizing P450s
    MARY SCHULER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Anaylsis of the spatial control of cytokinesis in plants
    Laurie Smith; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In particular, this work has the potential to shed new light on the function of APC tumor suppressor protein, and thus on the treatment of human colon cancer. ..
  24. Role of SOCS proteins in host-pathogen responses
    Peter Murray; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..PERFORMANCE SITE (S) (organization, city, state) St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN . ..
  25. Host factors involved in viral RNA recombination
    Peter Nagy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Knowledge of recombination promises untold health benefits by providing means to limit virus infections and to develop safer vaccines. ..
  26. Roles of host RNA binding proteins in virus replication
    Peter Nagy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The tractable in vitro and in vivo TBSV system developed by the investigator could prove beneficial to studies of other, less amenable RNA viruses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Dissecting the mechanism of viral RNA recombination
    Peter Nagy; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Knowledge of recombination promises untold health benefits by providing means to limit virus infections and safer vaccines. ..
  28. Role of an essential RNA chaperone in virus replication
    Peter Nagy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  29. MUTATOR TRANSPORTABLE ELEMENTS OF MAIZE
    Virginia Walbot; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Host factors that regulate MuDR/Mu activities will also be characterized, because transposable element activities are an evolved nartnershiD of the transDoson and its host. ..