medicago sativa

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Summary: A plant species of the family FABACEAE widely cultivated for animal feed.

Top Publications

  1. pmc How rhizobial symbionts invade plants: the Sinorhizobium-Medicago model
    Kathryn M Jones
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 68, Room 633, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:619-33. 2007
  2. pmc Integrative analysis of transgenic alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) suggests new metabolic control mechanisms for monolignol biosynthesis
    Yun Lee
    Integrative BioSystems Institute and The Wallace H Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 7:e1002047. 2011
  3. pmc The pattern of distribution of pectin, peroxidase and lignin in the middle lamella of secondary xylem fibres in alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
    S G Wi
    College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Chonnam National University, Yongbong dong 300, Buk Gu, Gwangju, 500 757 Korea
    Ann Bot 95:863-8. 2005
  4. ncbi The composite genome of the legume symbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti
    F Galibert
    UMR6061-CNRS, , , , F-35043 Rennes Cedex, France
    Science 293:668-72. 2001
  5. ncbi Overexpression of WXP1, a putative Medicago truncatula AP2 domain-containing transcription factor gene, increases cuticular wax accumulation and enhances drought tolerance in transgenic alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
    Ji Yi Zhang
    Forage Improvement Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant J 42:689-707. 2005
  6. pmc Plant physiology and proteomics reveals the leaf response to drought in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    Iker Aranjuelo
    Unitat de Fisiologia Vegetal, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Diagonal 645, E 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    J Exp Bot 62:111-23. 2011
  7. ncbi Defense reaction in Medicago sativa: a gene encoding a class 10 PR protein is expressed in vascular bundles
    C Breda
    Institut des Sciences Vegetales, C N R S, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 9:713-9. 1996
  8. pmc Isolation and functional characterization of a Medicago sativa L. gene, MsLEA3-1
    Yongqin Bai
    Institute of Animal Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100193, People s Republic of China
    Mol Biol Rep 39:2883-92. 2012
  9. ncbi Domestication history in the Medicago sativa species complex: inferences from nuclear sequence polymorphism
    M H Muller
    UMR Diversité et Génomes des Plantes Cultivées, INRA, Domaine de Melgueil, Mauguio, France
    Mol Ecol 15:1589-602. 2006
  10. pmc Exploring the plant-associated bacterial communities in Medicago sativa L
    Francesco Pini
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Florence, Via Romana 17, I 50125, Florence, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 12:78. 2012

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  1. pmc How rhizobial symbionts invade plants: the Sinorhizobium-Medicago model
    Kathryn M Jones
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 68, Room 633, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:619-33. 2007
    ..about the mutual recognition process that allows the model rhizobial symbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti to invade and differentiate inside its host plant alfalfa (Medicago sativa) and the model host plant barrel medic (Medicago truncatula).
  2. pmc Integrative analysis of transgenic alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) suggests new metabolic control mechanisms for monolignol biosynthesis
    Yun Lee
    Integrative BioSystems Institute and The Wallace H Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 7:e1002047. 2011
    ..Overall, the results demonstrate that mathematical modeling can be a valuable complement to conventional transgenic approaches and that it can provide biological insights that are otherwise difficult to obtain...
  3. pmc The pattern of distribution of pectin, peroxidase and lignin in the middle lamella of secondary xylem fibres in alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
    S G Wi
    College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Chonnam National University, Yongbong dong 300, Buk Gu, Gwangju, 500 757 Korea
    Ann Bot 95:863-8. 2005
    ..This paper provides evidence of marked heterogeneity in the micro-distribution of lignin, pectin, peroxidase and hydrogen peroxide in the middle lamella of alfalfa (Medicago sativa).
  4. ncbi The composite genome of the legume symbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti
    F Galibert
    UMR6061-CNRS, , , , F-35043 Rennes Cedex, France
    Science 293:668-72. 2001
    ..The genome sequence will be useful in understanding the dynamics of interkingdom associations and of life in soil environments...
  5. ncbi Overexpression of WXP1, a putative Medicago truncatula AP2 domain-containing transcription factor gene, increases cuticular wax accumulation and enhances drought tolerance in transgenic alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
    Ji Yi Zhang
    Forage Improvement Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Plant J 42:689-707. 2005
    ..The gene, designated WXP1, is able to activate wax production and confer drought tolerance in alfalfa (Medicago sativa), the most important forage legume species in the world and a close relative of M. truncatula...
  6. pmc Plant physiology and proteomics reveals the leaf response to drought in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    Iker Aranjuelo
    Unitat de Fisiologia Vegetal, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Diagonal 645, E 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    J Exp Bot 62:111-23. 2011
    ..This study highlighted that even though drought had a direct effect on leaves, the deleterious effects of drought on nodules also conditioned leaf responsiveness...
  7. ncbi Defense reaction in Medicago sativa: a gene encoding a class 10 PR protein is expressed in vascular bundles
    C Breda
    Institut des Sciences Vegetales, C N R S, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 9:713-9. 1996
    Infiltration of Medicago sativa leaves with a suspension of Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi elicits the accumulation of several mRNA classes...
  8. pmc Isolation and functional characterization of a Medicago sativa L. gene, MsLEA3-1
    Yongqin Bai
    Institute of Animal Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100193, People s Republic of China
    Mol Biol Rep 39:2883-92. 2012
    ..These results demonstrate a role for the MsLEA3-1 protein in stress protection and suggest the potential of the MsLEA3-1 gene for genetic engineering of salt tolerance...
  9. ncbi Domestication history in the Medicago sativa species complex: inferences from nuclear sequence polymorphism
    M H Muller
    UMR Diversité et Génomes des Plantes Cultivées, INRA, Domaine de Melgueil, Mauguio, France
    Mol Ecol 15:1589-602. 2006
    ..sequence diversity at two assumed neutral nuclear loci in the wild-domesticated species complex of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). A high level of polymorphism was detected...
  10. pmc Exploring the plant-associated bacterial communities in Medicago sativa L
    Francesco Pini
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Florence, Via Romana 17, I 50125, Florence, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 12:78. 2012
    ..b>Medicago sativa L...
  11. ncbi Down-regulation of cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase in transgenic alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) and the effect on lignin composition and digestibility
    M Baucher
    Departement Genetica, Vlaams Interuniversitair Instituut voor Biotechnologie, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
    Plant Mol Biol 39:437-47. 1999
    To improve the digestibility of the forage crop alfalfa (Medicago sativa L...
  12. pmc The response of carbon metabolism and antioxidant defenses of alfalfa nodules to drought stress and to the subsequent recovery of plants
    Loreto Naya
    Departamento de Nutrición Vegetal, Estacion Experimental de Aula Dei, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, 50080 Zaragoza, Spain
    Plant Physiol 144:1104-14. 2007
    Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) plants were exposed to drought to examine the involvement of carbon metabolism and oxidative stress in the decline of nitrogenase (N(2)ase) activity...
  13. ncbi Reproductive isolation between divergent races of pea aphids on two hosts. II. Selection against migrants and hybrids in the parental environments
    S Via
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Evolution 54:1626-37. 2000
    ..Although this variation suggests that a generalized pea aphid could evolve, such generalists are not seen in field collections of these populations...
  14. ncbi Sinorhizobium meliloti differentiation during symbiosis with alfalfa: a transcriptomic dissection
    Delphine Capela
    Laboratoire des Interactions Plantes Microorganismes, UMR INRA CNRS 441 2594, BP52627, 31326 Castanet Tolosan, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19:363-72. 2006
    ..a soil bacterium able to induce the formation of nodules on the root of specific legumes, including alfalfa (Medicago sativa)...
  15. ncbi Rapid alteration of cellular redox homeostasis upon exposure to cadmium and mercury in alfalfa seedlings
    Cristina Ortega-Villasante
    Departamento de Biologia, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    New Phytol 176:96-107. 2007
    Here, the kinetics of oxidative stress responses of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) seedlings to cadmium (Cd) and mercury (Hg) (0, 3, 10 and 30 microm) exposure, expanding from a few minutes to 24 h, were studied...
  16. ncbi Maturation of the nodule-specific transcript MsHSF1c in Medicago sativa may involve interallelic trans-splicing
    Zhi Shui He
    National Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200032, China
    Genomics 92:115-21. 2008
    ..These results provide new insight into the role of tissue-specific contribution in the transcription of plant HSF genes...
  17. pmc Infections associated with eating seed sprouts: an international concern
    P J Taormina
    Center for Food Safety and Quality Enhancement, University of Georgia, Griffin, Georgia 30223 1797, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:626-34. 1999
    ..coli O157:H7, such as the elderly, children, and those with compromised immune systems, should not eat raw sprouts...
  18. ncbi Genetic diversity of Sinorhizobium populations recovered from different medicago varieties cultivated in Tunisian soils
    M Jebara
    Laboratoire de Biochimie Végétale et Symbiotes, Institut National de Recherche Scientifique et Technique, Hammam lif Tunisie
    Can J Microbiol 47:139-47. 2001
    ..of 468 rhizobial isolates was obtained from different ecological areas of Tunisia by trapping them on Medicago sativa cv. Gabes, Medicago scutelleta cv. Kelson, Medicago truncatula, and Medicago ciliaris...
  19. ncbi Carbon monoxide alleviates cadmium-induced oxidative damage by modulating glutathione metabolism in the roots of Medicago sativa
    Yi Han
    College of Life Sciences, Co Laboratory of Nanjing Agricultural University and Carl Zeiss Far East, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, PR China
    New Phytol 177:155-66. 2008
    ..and the relationship between CO and oxidative stress conferred by Cd exposure in the root tissues of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) plants were investigated. Cd treatments showed a dose-dependent enhancement in lipid peroxidation...
  20. ncbi Acetoacetyl-CoA thiolase regulates the mevalonate pathway during abiotic stress adaptation
    Gabriela Soto
    Instituto de Genética Ewald A Favret CICVyA INTA, De reseros S N, Castelar C25 1712, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Exp Bot 62:5699-711. 2011
    ..Thus, acetoacetyl-CoA thiolase is a regulatory enzyme in isoprenoid biosynthesis involved in abiotic stress adaptation...
  21. pmc L-Canavanine made by Medicago sativa interferes with quorum sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Neela D Keshavan
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Texas at Dallas, FO 3 1, Richardson, TX 75083 0688, USA
    J Bacteriol 187:8427-36. 2005
    ..soil bacterium, capable of establishing a nitrogen-fixing symbiosis with its legume host, alfalfa (Medicago sativa)...
  22. ncbi Inferring population structure and genetic diversity of broad range of wild diploid alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) accessions using SSR markers
    Muhammet Sakiroğlu
    Department of Biology, Kafkas University, 36100, Kars, Turkey
    Theor Appl Genet 121:403-15. 2010
    ..This research provides a baseline from which to systematically evaluate variability in tetraploid alfalfa and serves as a starting point for exploring diploid alfalfa for genetic and breeding experiments...
  23. ncbi Phytochemical and pharmacological potential of Medicago sativa: a review
    Kundan Singh Bora
    L R Institute of Pharmacy, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India
    Pharm Biol 49:211-20. 2011
    ..Medicago is an extensive genus of the family Leguminosae, comprising about 83 different species. Medicago sativa (Linn...
  24. ncbi Crystal structure of isoflavone reductase from alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    Xiaoqiang Wang
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    J Mol Biol 358:1341-52. 2006
    ..The crystal structure of Medicago sativa IFR with deletion of residues 39-47 has been determined at 1.6A resolution...
  25. pmc Increase in 4-coumaryl alcohol units during lignification in alfalfa (Medicago sativa) alters the extractability and molecular weight of lignin
    Angela Ziebell
    National Bioenergy Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado 80401 3393, USA
    J Biol Chem 285:38961-8. 2010
    ..We investigated compositional changes in two low-lignin alfalfa (Medicago sativa) lines with antisense down-regulation of p-coumarate 3-hydroxylase (C3H) or hydroxycinnamoyl-CoA:shikimate ..
  26. ncbi Genetic diversity among alfalfa (Medicago sativa) cultivars coming from a breeding program, using SSR markers
    Sandrine Flajoulot
    Jouffray Drillaud, 86600 Lusignan, France
    Theor Appl Genet 111:1420-9. 2005
    Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is an autotetraploid, allogamous and heterozygous species whose cultivars are synthetic populations...
  27. ncbi Molecular cloning, characterization, and expression of an alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) heme oxygenase-1 gene, MsHO1, which is pro-oxidants-regulated
    Guang Qing Fu
    College of Life Sciences, Cooperative Demonstration Laboratory of Centrifuge Technique, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, PR China
    Plant Physiol Biochem 49:792-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion, MsHO1 may play an important role in oxidative responses...
  28. ncbi Cadmium-induced heme oxygenase-1 gene expression is associated with the depletion of glutathione in the roots of Medicago sativa
    Weiti Cui
    College of Life Sciences, Cooperative Demonstration Laboratory of Centrifuge Technique, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, People s Republic of China
    Biometals 24:93-103. 2011
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  29. ncbi Selective lignin downregulation leads to constitutive defense response expression in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    Lina Gallego-Giraldo
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    New Phytol 190:627-39. 2011
    Downregulation of hydroxycinnamoyl CoA: shikimate hydroxycinnamoyl transferase (HCT) in alfalfa (Medicago sativa) reduces lignin levels and improves forage quality and saccharification efficiency for bioethanol production...
  30. ncbi Proteomics of Medicago sativa cell walls
    Bonnie S Watson
    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, PO Box 2180, Ardmore, OK 73402, USA
    Phytochemistry 65:1709-20. 2004
    A method for the sequential extraction and profiling by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis (2-DE) of Medicago sativa (alfalfa) stem cell wall proteins is described...
  31. pmc Elevated CO2 concentration around alfalfa nodules increases N2 fixation
    Stephanie A Fischinger
    Department of Crop Sciences, Plant Nutrition, Georg August University of Goettingen, Carl Sprengel Street 1, D 37075 Goettingen, Germany
    J Exp Bot 61:121-30. 2010
    ..Moreover, sufficient CO2 application to roots and nodules is necessary for growth and efficient nitrogen fixation in hydroponic and aeroponic growth systems...
  32. ncbi The biosynthesis of monolignols: a "metabolic grid", or independent pathways to guaiacyl and syringyl units?
    R A Dixon
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Phytochemistry 57:1069-84. 2001
    ..We draw attention to portions of the currently accepted monolignol pathway that may require revision, and suggest an alternative model in which metabolic channeling allows for independent pathways to G and S lignin...
  33. ncbi Lignin modification improves fermentable sugar yields for biofuel production
    Fang Chen
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 25:759-61. 2007
    ..Some transgenics yield nearly twice as much sugar from cell walls as wild-type plants. Lignin modification could bypass the need for acid pretreatment and thereby facilitate bioprocess consolidation...
  34. ncbi Delay of leaf senescence in Medicago sativa transformed with the ipt gene controlled by the senescence-specific promoter SAG12
    Ornella Calderini
    CNR Istituto di Genetica Vegetale, Via Madonna Alta 130, Perugia, Italy
    Plant Cell Rep 26:611-5. 2007
    We report the successfull delay of leaf senescence in Medicago sativa. A highly regenerable clone of alfalfa was transformed with the construct SAG12-IPT, an approach that has already proved efficient in other crops...
  35. ncbi Behavioral response of Lygus hesperus to conspecifics and headspace volatiles of alfalfa in a Y-tube olfactometer
    J L Blackmer
    Western Cotton Research Laboratory, USDA ARS, 4135 E Broadway Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85040, USA
    J Chem Ecol 30:1547-64. 2004
    ..hesperus to odors associated with conspecifics and alfalfa, Medicago sativa L. Fifth-instar L. hesperus responded to all plant/insect combinations, whereas female L...
  36. ncbi Crystal structure of vestitone reductase from alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    Hui Shao
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    J Mol Biol 369:265-76. 2007
    ..The crystal structure of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) vestitone reductase has been determined at 1.4 A resolution...
  37. pmc Striking complexity of lipopolysaccharide defects in a collection of Sinorhizobium meliloti mutants
    Gordon R O Campbell
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Bacteriol 185:3853-62. 2003
    ..1989) identified a series of mutants with putative LPS defects, judged them to be symbiotically proficient on Medicago sativa, and concluded that LPS might not have a symbiotic function in S. meliloti...
  38. ncbi Association of a CONSTANS-LIKE gene to flowering and height in autotetraploid alfalfa
    Doris Herrmann
    INRA, UR 4, Unité de Recherche Pluridisciplinaire Prairies et Plantes Fourragères, BP 6, 86600, Lusignan, France
    Theor Appl Genet 121:865-76. 2010
    In alfalfa (Medicago sativa), an autotetraploid forage legume, stem length is a major component of forage yield, quality and competing ability. In this species, flowering date is not a breeding criterion...
  39. ncbi Cloning and expression of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase cDNA induced by thidiazuron during somatic embryogenesis of alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
    Bi Hong Feng
    The Key Laboratory of Gene Engineering of the Ministry of Education, School of Life Sciences, Zhongshan Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
    J Plant Physiol 169:176-82. 2012
    Embryogenic callus (EC) induced from petioles of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L. cv...
  40. ncbi Purification of ENOD8 proteins from Medicago sativa root nodules and their characterization as esterases
    David Pringle
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plant Physiol Biochem 42:73-9. 2004
    ENOD8 proteins were purified from alfalfa (Medicago sativa) root nodules...
  41. pmc Genetic and structural analysis of the Rhizobium meliloti fixA, fixB, fixC, and fixX genes
    C D Earl
    J Bacteriol 169:1127-36. 1987
    ..We also found a duplication of the 5' end of the fixABCX operon; a 250-bp region located 520 bp upstream of the fixABCX promoter bears more than 65% homology to the 5' end of the transcribed region, including the first 32 codons of fixA...
  42. ncbi Antisense inhibition of NADH glutamate synthase impairs carbon/nitrogen assimilation in nodules of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    Elizabeth Cordoba
    Centro de Investigacion Sobre Fijacion de Nitrogeno, UNAM, Ap Postal 565 A, Cuernavaca, Mor Mexico
    Plant J 33:1037-49. 2003
    ..describes the impact of specifically reducing nodule NADH-GOGAT activity on symbiotic performance of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)...
  43. ncbi Facile synthesis, stabilization, and anti-bacterial performance of discrete Ag nanoparticles using Medicago sativa seed exudates
    Audra I Lukman
    Laboratory for Sustainable Technology, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Colloid Interface Sci 353:433-44. 2011
    ..Colloidal silver (Ag) nanoparticles were synthesized by reacting aqueous AgNO(3) with Medicago sativa seed exudates under non-photomediated conditions...
  44. ncbi Cloning and function analysis of an alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) zinc finger protein promoter MsZPP
    Yan Li
    Institute of Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, No 2 West Yuanmingyuan Road, Haidian, Beijing 100193, People s Republic of China
    Mol Biol Rep 39:8559-69. 2012
    ..The results suggest that the promoter MsZPP plays roles in the regulation of transgene expression, particularly due to its darkness, MeJA, and IAA responsiveness...
  45. ncbi Comparative studies on tolerance of Medicago truncatula and Medicago falcata to freezing
    Li Li Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change, Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, People s Republic of China
    Planta 234:445-57. 2011
    ..falcata may play a role in conferring greater tolerance of M. falcata to freezing than that of M. truncatula...
  46. ncbi Degradation of lignified secondary cell walls of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) by rumen fungi growing in methanogenic co-culture
    T J Bootten
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Appl Microbiol 111:1086-96. 2011
    ....
  47. ncbi [Study on the chemical constituents from the aerial parts of Medicago sativa and their hypolipidemic activity]
    Cong Hong Yu
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510006 China
    Zhong Yao Cai 34:1709-11. 2011
    To research the chemical constituents from the aerial parts of Medicago sativa.
  48. ncbi Evaluation of anxiolytic effect of Medicago sativa in mice
    Kundan Singh Bora
    LR Institute of Pharmacy, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India
    Pharm Biol 50:878-82. 2012
    b>Medicago sativa Linn. (Leguminosae) has a long tradition of use as an Ayurvedic and Homoeopathic medicine in a variety of central nervous system (CNS) disorders. Traditionally, M...
  49. pmc Genetic transformation and analysis of rice OsAPx2 gene in Medicago sativa
    Qingjie Guan
    Key Laboratory of Saline alkali Vegetation Ecology Restoration in Oil Field SAVER, Ministry of Education, Alkali Soil Natural Environmental Science Center ASNESC, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e41233. 2012
    ..An 80% regeneration rate was observed in Medicago sativa L...
  50. pmc Quantitative trait loci and candidate gene mapping of aluminum tolerance in diploid alfalfa
    B Narasimhamoorthy
    The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510, Sam Noble Pkway, Ardmore, OK, 73402, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 114:901-13. 2007
    Aluminum (Al) toxicity in acid soils is a major limitation to the production of alfalfa (Medicago sativa subsp. sativa L.) in the USA. Developing Al-tolerant alfalfa cultivars is one approach to overcome this constraint...
  51. ncbi Expression of the bacterial catalase genes during Sinorhizobium meliloti-Medicago sativa symbiosis and their crucial role during the infection process
    Alexandre Jamet
    Laboratoire de Biologie Végétale et Microbiologie, CNRS FRE 2294, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, Parc Valrose, 06108 Nice Cedex 2, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 16:217-25. 2003
    ..They also suggest that the bacteria are in a nonexponential growth phase in infection threads and corroborate previous studies on the growth rate of bacteria inside the plant...
  52. ncbi Ensifer, Phyllobacterium and Rhizobium species occupy nodules of Medicago sativa (alfalfa) and Melilotus alba (sweet clover) grown at a Canadian site without a history of cultivation
    E S P Bromfield
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A OC6, Canada
    Microbiology 156:505-20. 2010
    ..medicae were encountered infrequently and were highly effective with alfalfa, sweet clover and Medicago polymorpha. The ecological and practical implications of the findings are discussed...
  53. ncbi Characterization of green-tissue protein extract from alfalfa (Medicago sativa) exploiting a 3-D technique
    Oscar Aguilar
    Departamento de Biotecnologia e Ingenieria de Alimentos, Centro de Biotecnologia, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Monterrey, NL, Mexico
    J Sep Sci 32:3223-31. 2009
    ..The application of this novel 3-D approach to a complex protein extract from alfalfa (Medicago sativa) containing a model recombinant protein (human granulocyte colony stimulating factor (hG-CSF)) resulted in ..
  54. ncbi Implications of rhizospheric heavy metals and nutrients for the growth of alfalfa in sludge amended soil
    D C Su
    Department of Plant Nutrition, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100094, PR China
    Chemosphere 56:957-65. 2004
    ..The depletion in rhizospheric DTPA-extractable Zn, Cd and Ni indicates that with the sole exception of Cu, release of metals from sludge amended soil was very limited...
  55. ncbi Changes in soil aggregate, carbon, and nitrogen storages following the conversion of cropland to alfalfa forage land in the marginal oasis of northwest China
    Yong Zhong Su
    Laboratory of Watershed Hydrology and Applied Ecology, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China
    Environ Manage 43:1061-70. 2009
    ..and stability, SOC, and nitrogen (N) concentrations after cropland was converted to perennial alfalfa (Medicago sativa L...
  56. ncbi Influence of different Sinorhizobium meliloti inocula on abundance of genes involved in nitrogen transformations in the rhizosphere of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    Katarina Huić Babić
    Department of Terrestrial Ecogenetics, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Soil Ecology, Ingolstädter, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 10:2922-30. 2008
    ..However, the respective gene abundances differed overall to a greater extent between the three plant development stages than between the inoculation variants...
  57. ncbi Diversity cascades in alfalfa fields: from plant quality to agroecosystem diversity
    Clark V Pearson
    Tulane University, 400 Lindy Boggs Bldg, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Environ Entomol 37:947-55. 2008
    ..on managed terrestrial communities, we manipulated plant resources and arthropod abundance in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) fields...
  58. ncbi [Interaction of biosurfactant-microorganism to enhance phytoremediation of aged polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHS) contaminated soils with alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)]
    Wei Wei Liu
    State Key Laboratory of Soil and Sustainable Agriculture, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China
    Huan Jing Ke Xue 31:1079-84. 2010
    ..Results indicated that RH addition and DB inoculation promoted alfalfa (Medicago sativa L. ) growth and PAHs degradation in the soil. After 90 days, residual PAHs concentration in soil reduced 30...
  59. ncbi Measuring residual feed intake in dairy heifers fed an alfalfa (Medicago sativa) cube diet
    G C Waghorn
    DairyNZ Ltd, Private Bag 3221, Hamilton, Waikato 3240, New Zealand
    J Dairy Sci 95:1462-71. 2012
    ..88 ± 0.12 (P = 0.568), respectively, and the divergence between mean intakes was 1.46 kg of dry matter/d. The most and least efficient animals will be tested for RFI during lactation and genetic markers will be identified for the trait...
  60. ncbi Responsive modes of Medicago sativa proline dehydrogenase genes during salt stress and recovery dictate free proline accumulation
    Gadi Miller
    Department of Plant Science, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Planta 222:70-9. 2005
    ..To characterize transcriptional regulation of the key proline cycle enzymes in alfalfa (Medicago sativa), two proline dehydrogenase (MsPDH) genes and a partial sequence of Delta (1) -pyrroline-5-carboxylate ..
  61. ncbi Phytoestrogenic compounds in alfalfa sprout (Medicago sativa) beyond coumestrol
    Yong Han Hong
    Department of Biochemical Science and Technology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 59:131-7. 2011
    ..The selectivity of these phytoestrogens might account for the difference between the effects of AEA and coumestrol in autoimmune-prone MRL-lpr/lpr mice observed previously...
  62. pmc Genetic diversity of an Italian Rhizobium meliloti population from different Medicago sativa varieties
    D Paffetti
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e Genetica, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 62:2279-85. 1996
    We investigated the genetic diversity of 96 Rhizobium meliloti strains isolated from nodules of four Medicago sativa varieties from distinct geographic areas and planted in two different northern Italian soils...
  63. ncbi A comparison of constitutive promoters for expression of transgenes in alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
    Deborah A Samac
    USDA ARS Plant Science Research Unit, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Transgenic Res 13:349-61. 2004
    ..The high constitutive levels of both GUS and endochitinase activity obtained demonstrate that the CsVMV promoter is useful for high-level transgene expression in alfalfa...
  64. ncbi Assessment of genetic variation in lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) using protease inhibitor activities and RAPD markers
    Amaresh Chandra
    Crop Improvement Division, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi 284003, India
    J Environ Biol 32:559-65. 2011
    ..However, SDS-PAGE analysis of the leaf proteins of these 13 lines showed no major variations except minor difference in the protein bands of molecular weights between 14 to 20 kD...
  65. ncbi Fatty acid composition of mixed-rumen bacteria: effect of concentration and type of forage
    P Bas
    UMR de Physiologie de la Nutrition et Alimentation, INRA INAPG, 16 rue Claude Bernard, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France
    J Dairy Sci 86:2940-8. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that, for diets not supplemented with fat, mixed rumen bacteria accumulated energy reserves, by increasing synthesis of either even-chain saturated FA, or saturated odd-chain FA and saturated branched-chain FA...
  66. pmc Expression of the R2R3-MYB transcription factor TaMYB14 from Trifolium arvense activates proanthocyanidin biosynthesis in the legumes Trifolium repens and Medicago sativa
    Kerry R Hancock
    AgResearch, Ltd, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    Plant Physiol 159:1204-20. 2012
    ..However, the main forage legumes grown in these systems, such as Trifolium repens and Medicago sativa, do not contain any substantial amounts of PAs in leaves...
  67. ncbi The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus mosseae gives contradictory effects on phosphorus and arsenic acquisition by Medicago sativa Linn
    Baodong Chen
    Department of Soil Environmental Sciences State Key Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, P R China
    Sci Total Environ 379:226-34. 2007
    ..is used here to investigate the roles of AMF Glomus mosseae in plant phosphorus (P) and As acquisition by Medicago sativa, and P-As interactions...
  68. ncbi Toxic effects of arsenic on Sinorhizobium-Medicago sativa symbiotic interaction
    Eloisa Pajuelo
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Seville, 41012 Seville, Spain
    Environ Pollut 154:203-11. 2008
    ..The phytotoxic effects of arsenic on nodulation of Medicago sativa have been examined in vitro using the highly arsenic resistant and symbiotically effective Sinorhizobium sp...
  69. ncbi Promotion of pyrene degradation in rhizosphere of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    Shuxiu Fan
    Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang 110016, China
    Chemosphere 71:1593-8. 2008
    Pot experiment was conducted to evaluate the phytoremediation of pyrene-contaminated soil using alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)...
  70. pmc A multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections linked to alfalfa sprouts grown from contaminated seeds
    T Breuer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:977-82. 2001
    ..Seeds used for sprouting were traced back to one common lot harvested in Idaho. New subtyping tools such as PFGE used in this investigation are essential to link isolated infections to a single outbreak...
  71. ncbi Screening of genes induced by salt stress from Alfalfa
    Houcong Jin
    Institute of Animal Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 100193, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Mol Biol Rep 37:745-53. 2010
    ..In addition, several ESTs, similar to genes from other plant species, closely involved in salt stress were isolated from alfalfa, such as an aquaporin protein, a late embryogenesis-abundant protein, and glutathione peroxidase...
  72. ncbi Influence of Rhizobium meliloti on phytoremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by alfalfa in an aged contaminated soil
    Ying Teng
    Key Laboratory of Soil Environment and Pollution Remediation, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China
    J Hazard Mater 186:1271-6. 2011
    ..The results suggest that the symbiotic association between alfalfa and Rhizobium can stimulate the rhizosphere microflora to degrade PAHs and its application may be a promising bioremediation strategy for aged PAH-contaminated soils...
  73. ncbi Alfalfa leafcutting bee population dynamics, flower availability, and pollination rates in two Oregon alfalfa fields
    Jordi Bosch
    Biology Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5310, USA
    J Econ Entomol 98:1077-86. 2005
    ..S. alfalfa seed producers to maintain Megachile rotundata (F.) populations used for alfalfa, Medicago sativa L., pollination. In 1998, we monitored M...
  74. ncbi Genotype-dependent transcriptional activation of novel repetitive elements during cold acclimation of alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
    Sergey Ivashuta
    Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8589, Japan
    Plant J 31:615-27. 2002
    ..Furthermore, they represent the only known example of genotype-specific cold-induced transcriptional activation of multiple copies of a repetitive element whose expression is associated with a genotype difference in cold acclimation...
  75. ncbi Pollinating bees (Hymenoptera: Apiformes) of U.S. alfalfa compared for rates of pod and seed set
    James H Cane
    Bee Biology and Systematics Laboratory, USDA ARS, Utah State University, Logan 84322 5310, USA
    J Econ Entomol 95:22-7. 2002
    ..These relationships are supported by field data for tripping frequencies. One candidate pollinator, Osmia sanrafaelae Parker, shows promise (44% tripped), but not the congeneric O. aglaia Sandhouse (13% tripped)...
  76. ncbi Comparison of an immunochromatographic method and the TaqMan E. coli O157:H7 assay for detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in alfalfa sprout spent irrigation water and in sprouts after blanching
    P M Fratamico
    Agricultural Research Service, Eastern Regional Research Center, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 27:129-34. 2001
    ..The data also revealed that blanching may not be effective to completely inactivate all the E. coli O157:H7 that may be present in sprouts...
  77. ncbi SRAP polymorphisms associated with superior freezing tolerance in alfalfa (Medicago sativa spp. sativa)
    Yves Castonguay
    Crops and Soils Research and Development Center, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, 2560 Hochelaga Blvd, Quebec, QC, G1V 2J3, Canada
    Theor Appl Genet 120:1611-9. 2010
    ..These polymorphisms could be useful tools for indirect selection of freezing tolerance in alfalfa...
  78. ncbi Population genetic structure based on SSR markers in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) from various regions contiguous to the centres of origin of the species
    M Falahati-Anbaran
    Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of North Region of Iran, Rasht Ghazvin Road, Rasht 41635 4115, Iran
    J Genet 86:59-63. 2007
  79. ncbi Alanine racemase of alfalfa seedlings (Medicago sativa L.): first evidence for the presence of an amino acid racemase in plants
    Kazutoshi Ono
    Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering, Kansai University, Suita Shi, Osaka Fu, Japan
    Phytochemistry 67:856-60. 2006
    ..C.5.1.1.1) in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) seedlings. This is the first evidence for the presence of amino acid racemase in plant...
  80. pmc Differential regulation of two divergent Sinorhizobium meliloti genes for HPII-like catalases during free-living growth and protective role of both catalases during symbiosis
    S Sigaud
    Laboratoire de Biologie Végétale et Microbiologie, Unité de Recherche Associée ERS 590, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, 06108 Nice Cedex 2, France
    J Bacteriol 181:2634-9. 1999
    ..A dramatic decrease of nitrogen fixation capacity in a katA katC double mutant was observed, suggesting that these catalases are very important for the protection of the nitrogen fixation process...
  81. ncbi Population structure and combining ability of diverse Medicago sativa germplasms
    I J Maureira
    Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics Program and Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 109:775-82. 2004
    ..We evaluated genetic diversity and combining ability among two unadapted germplasms ( Medicago sativa ssp. sativa Peruvian and M. sativa ssp. falcata WISFAL) and three Northern U.S. adapted alfalfa cultivars...
  82. ncbi Similar requirements of a plant symbiont and a mammalian pathogen for prolonged intracellular survival
    K LeVier
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Science 287:2492-3. 2000
    ..Thus, the bacA gene product is critical for the maintenance of two very diverse host-bacterial relationships...
  83. pmc Transcript profiling of two alfalfa genotypes with contrasting cell wall composition in stems using a cross-species platform: optimizing analysis by masking biased probes
    S Samuel Yang
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Plant Science Research Unit, St, Paul, MN 55108, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:323. 2010
    ..developed for Medicago truncatula, is a suitable platform for transcript profiling in tetraploid alfalfa [Medicago sativa (L.) subsp. sativa]...
  84. ncbi Comparative mapping between Medicago sativa and Pisum sativum
    P Kalo
    Institute of Genetics, Agricultural Biotechnology Center, Szent Györgyi A u 4, 2100 Gödöllő, Hungary
    Mol Genet Genomics 272:235-46. 2004
    Comparative genome analysis has been performed between alfalfa (Medicago sativa) and pea (Pisum sativum), species which represent two closely related tribes of the subfamily Papilionoideae with different basic chromosome numbers...
  85. pmc Construction of two genetic linkage maps in cultivated tetraploid alfalfa (Medicago sativa) using microsatellite and AFLP markers
    Bernadette Julier
    INRA, Unité de Génétique et d Amélioration des Plantes Fourragères, 86600 Lusignan, France
    BMC Plant Biol 3:9. 2003
    Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is a major forage crop. The genetic progress is slow in this legume species because of its autotetraploidy and allogamy. The genetic structure of this species makes the construction of genetic maps difficult...
  86. ncbi Multi-site genetic modification of monolignol biosynthesis in alfalfa (Medicago sativa): effects on lignin composition in specific cell types
    Jin Nakashima
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    New Phytol 179:738-50. 2008
    ..of 10 individual enzymes in the monolignol pathway has generated a series of otherwise isogenic alfalfa (Medicago sativa) lines with varying lignin content and composition...
  87. ncbi A Rhizobium meliloti homolog of the Escherichia coli peptide-antibiotic transport protein SbmA is essential for bacteroid development
    J Glazebrook
    Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139
    Genes Dev 7:1485-97. 1993
    ..Southern blotting experiments indicate that a gene closely related to bacA/sbmA is found in many bacteria, including some that invade eukaryotic cells. Possible roles for BacA in symbiosis are discussed...
  88. pmc Kinetics and strain specificity of rhizosphere and endophytic colonization by enteric bacteria on seedlings of Medicago sativa and Medicago truncatula
    Yuemei Dong
    Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1575 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:1783-90. 2003
    ..Several aspects of the biology of the interaction between these bacteria and alfalfa (Medicago sativa) seedlings are addressed here...
  89. pmc Targeted down-regulation of cytochrome P450 enzymes for forage quality improvement in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    M S Srinivasa Reddy
    Plant Biology Division and Agriculture Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16573-8. 2005
    ..Down-regulation of 4-coumarate 3-hydroxylase provided the largest improvements in digestibility yet seen in a forage crop...
  90. ncbi Overexpression of BetS, a Sinorhizobium meliloti high-affinity betaine transporter, in bacteroids from Medicago sativa nodules sustains nitrogen fixation during early salt stress adaptation
    Alexandre Boscari
    Unité Interactions Plantes Microorganismes et Santé Végétale, UMR 6192 CNRS 1064 INRA Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, Centre de Recherche INRA Agrobiotech, 400 Route des Chappes, BP 167, 06903 Sophia Antipolis, France
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19:896-903. 2006
    ..Taken altogether, these results are consistent with the major role of BetS as an emergency system involved in the rapid uptake of betaines in isolated and in planta osmotically stressed bacteroids of S. meliloti...
  91. ncbi Glyphosate-tolerant alfalfa is compositionally equivalent to conventional alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    Melinda C McCann
    Monsanto Company, 800 North Lindbergh Boulevard, St Louis, Missouri 63167, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:7187-92. 2006
    ..The results showed that the forage from GTA J101 x J163 is compositionally equivalent to forage from the control and conventional alfalfa varieties...
  92. ncbi A Medicago sativa haem oxygenase gene is preferentially expressed in root nodules
    Emmanuel Baudouin
    Laboratoire de Biologie Végétale et Microbiologie, CNRS FRE 2294, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, Parc Valrose, F 06108 Nice Cedex 02, France
    J Exp Bot 55:43-7. 2004
    ..The expression of the HO1 gene was studied in Medicago sativa, especially during the interaction with its symbiotic partner, Sinorhizobium meliloti...
  93. ncbi Multi-site genetic modulation of monolignol biosynthesis suggests new routes for formation of syringyl lignin and wall-bound ferulic acid in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
    Fang Chen
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401, USA
    Plant J 48:113-24. 2006
    Genes encoding seven enzymes of the monolignol pathway were independently downregulated in alfalfa (Medicago sativa) using antisense and/or RNA interference...
  94. ncbi Effects of cyanobacterial toxins and cyanobacterial cell-free crude extract on germination of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) and induction of oxidative stress
    Stephan Pflugmacher
    Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Muggelseedamm 301, 12587 Berlin, Germany
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:2381-7. 2006
    ..of cyanobacterial toxins (microcystins and anatoxin-a) and cyanobacterial cell-free crude extract on alfalfa (Medicago sativa) seedlings. Inhibition of germination and root growth was observed with toxin concentrations of 5.0 microg/L...
  95. pmc Rhizosphere selection of highly motile phenotypic variants of Pseudomonas fluorescens with enhanced competitive colonization ability
    Francisco Martínez-Granero
    Departamento de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, C Darwin 2, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:3429-34. 2006
    ..The enhanced motility phenotype is in turn selected during rhizosphere colonization. Several of these highly motile variants were more competitive than the wild-type strain, displacing it from the root tip within 2 weeks...
  96. pmc Redundancy in periplasmic binding protein-dependent transport systems for trehalose, sucrose, and maltose in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    John Beck Jensen
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Bacteriol 184:2978-86. 2002
    ..Tests for root colonization, nodulation, and nitrogen fixation suggest that uptake of disaccharides can be critical for colonization of alfalfa roots but is not important for nodulation and nitrogen fixation per se...
  97. pmc The Sinorhizobium meliloti ABC transporter Cho is highly specific for choline and expressed in bacteroids from Medicago sativa nodules
    Laurence Dupont
    Unité Interactions Plantes Microorganismes et Santé Végétale, UMR6192 CNRS INRA Universitéde Nice Sophia Antipolis, Centre INRA Agrobiotech, 400 Route des Chappes, BP167, 06903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
    J Bacteriol 186:5988-96. 2004
    ..ChoX demonstrated the presence of ChoX in bacteroids isolated from nitrogen-fixing nodules obtained from Medicago sativa roots...
  98. pmc Deficiency of a Sinorhizobium meliloti BacA mutant in alfalfa symbiosis correlates with alteration of the cell envelope
    Gail P Ferguson
    Biology Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Bacteriol 184:5625-32. 2002
    ..Rather, we found that at least one function of BacA is to affect the distribution of LPS fatty acids, including a very-long-chain fatty acid thought to be unique to the alpha-proteobacteria, including B. abortus...
  99. ncbi A fadD mutant of Sinorhizobium meliloti shows multicellular swarming migration and is impaired in nodulation efficiency on alfalfa roots
    Maria Jose Soto
    Departamento de Microbiologia del Suelo y Sistemas Simbioticos, Estacion Experimental del Zaidin, CSIC, Granada, Spain
    Mol Microbiol 43:371-82. 2002
    ..These data suggest that, in S. meliloti, fatty acid derivatives may act as intracellular signals controlling motility and symbiotic performance through gene expression...
  100. ncbi Development of S-SAP markers based on an LTR-like sequence from Medicago sativa L
    A Porceddu
    Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale e Biotecnologie Agroambientali, University of Perugia, Borgo XX Giugno 74, 06121 Perugia, Italy
    Mol Genet Genomics 267:107-14. 2002
    ..We report the application of this procedure to the LTR of the Tms1 element from Medicago sativa L. Genomic dot-blot analysis indicated that Tms1 LTRs represent about 0.056% of the M...
  101. ncbi Glandular trichome extracts from Medicago sativa deter settling by the potato leafhopper Empoasca fabae
    Christopher M Ranger
    Department of Entomology and Interdisciplinary Plant Group, 1 87 Agriculture Building, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Chem Ecol 30:927-43. 2004
    Extracts of glandular trichomes from Medicago sativa were tested for their ability to disrupt the settling behavior of the potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae...

Research Grants6

  1. Quorum Sensing in Sinorhizobium meliloti
    Juan Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The symbiotic relationship between the nitrogen-fixing Sinorhizobium meliloti and its legume host (Medicago sativa) is the result of an intricate signaling network between the host and the symbiont...
  2. REGULATION OF NODULATION GENES IN RHIZOBIUM MELILOTI
    Sharon Long; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Rhizobium meliloti, that infects and establishes symbiosis with eukaryotic plant hosts such as alfalfa (Medicago sativa)...
  3. STATISTICAL METHODS FOR NONDISJUNCTION DATA
    Hongyu Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The ultimate goals are to understand recombination and its alterations during nondisjunction, and to provide the knowledge needed to monitor and prevent chromosome abnormalities. ..
  4. Adherence to the NAGCAT and Injury Risk Reduction
    John Wilkins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..5. Identify parental characteristics and attitudes that most strongly predict high compliance / conformity with the NAGCAT. ..
  5. International Symposium on Genome-Wide Association Studies
    Hongyu Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The meeting materials will be made available to the public via several channels, such as published meeting report and conference web site, to further increase the impact of this conference. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Developing and Evaluating New Approaches to Youth Agricultural Injury Prevention
    John Wilkins; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..5. Relying on the PEM data, quantify the risk of CAI among participating youth. ..