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Volume 17 Supplement 1

Selected articles from PlantGen 2017


Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Almaty, Kazakhstan29 May - 2 June 2017

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Edited by Yerlan Turuspekov and Ancha Baranova

  1. Content type: Research

    Sand rice (Agriophyllum squarrosum (L.) Moq.) is an annual shrub-like plant adapted to the mobile sand dunes in desert and semi-desert regions of Asia. It has a balanced nutrient composition with relatively high ...

    Authors: Yuliya Genievskaya, Saule Abugalieva, Aibatsha Zhubanysheva and Yerlan Turuspekov

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):177

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    Turkey is one of the important gene centers for many crop species. In this research, some ancient wheats such as tetraploid and diploid hulled wheats together with hexaploid tir wheats (Triticum aestivum ssp. leu...

    Authors: Kahraman Gurcan, Fatih Demirel, Mehmet Tekin, Serap Demirel and Taner Akar

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):171

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  3. Content type: Research

    Oxytropis almaatensis Bajt. is a rare, narrow endemic species of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains in Kazakhstan. Up to now, no studies regarding the taxonomy and variation of key morphol...

    Authors: Shyryn Almerekova, Nashtay Mukhitdinov and Saule Abugalieva

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):173

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  4. Content type: Research

    Powdery mildew of barley is a wind-borne and obligate biotrophic pathogen, which ranks among the most widespread barley pathogens worldwide. However, purposeful research towards studying the structure of the b...

    Authors: Aralbek Rsaliyev, Zhazira Pahratdinova and Shynbolat Rsaliyev

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):178

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  5. Content type: Research

    Spring wheat is the largest agricultural crop grown in Kazakhstan with an annual sowing area of 12 million hectares in 2016. Annually, the country harvests around 15 million tons of high quality grain. Despite...

    Authors: Yerlan Turuspekov, Aida Baibulatova, Kanat Yermekbayev, Laura Tokhetova, Vladimir Chudinov, Grigoriy Sereda, Martin Ganal, Simon Griffiths and Saule Abugalieva

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):190

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  6. Content type: Research

    In recent years soybean is becoming one of the most important oilseed crops in Kazakhstan. Only within the last ten years (2006–2016), the area under soybean is expanded from 45 thousand hectares (ha) in 2006 ...

    Authors: Alibek Zatybekov, Saule Abugalieva, Svetlana Didorenko, Yelena Gerasimova, Ivan Sidorik, Shynar Anuarbek and Yerlan Turuspekov

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):179

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  7. Content type: Research

    Photoperiod insensitive Ppd-1a alleles determine early flowering of wheat. Increased expression of homoeologous Ppd-D1a and Ppd-A1a result from deletions in the promoter region, and elevated expression of Ppd-B1a

    Authors: Antonina A. Kiseleva, Elena K. Potokina and Elena A. Salina

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):172

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  8. Content type: Research

    Restriction-site associated DNA sequencing (RADseq) technology was recently employed to identify a large number of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) for linkage mapping of a North American and Eastern Asian P...

    Authors: Anatoly V. Zhigunov, Pavel S. Ulianich, Marina V. Lebedeva, Peter L. Chang, Sergey V. Nuzhdin and Elena K. Potokina

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):180

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  9. Content type: Research

    Alike to Reduced height-1 (Rht-1) genes in wheat and the semi dwarfing (sd-1) gene in rice, the sdw1/denso locus involved in the metabolism of the GA, was designated as the ‘Green Revolution’ gene in barley. The ...

    Authors: Serafima Teplyakova, Marina Lebedeva, Nadezhda Ivanova, Valentina Horeva, Nina Voytsutskaya, Olga Kovaleva and Elena Potokina

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):181

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  10. Content type: Research

    Among natural populations, there are different colours of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). The colour of barley grains is directly related to the accumulation of different pigments in the aleurone layer, pericarp and...

    Authors: Ksenia V. Strygina, Andreas Börner and Elena K. Khlestkina

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):184

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  11. Content type: Research

    The initial stage of the biosynthesis of steroid hormones in animals occurs in the mitochondria of steroidogenic tissues, where cytochrome P450SCC (CYP11A1) encoded by the CYP11A1 gene catalyzes the conversion of...

    Authors: George V. Shpakovski, Svetlana G. Spivak, Irina N. Berdichevets, Olga G. Babak, Svetlana V. Kubrak, Alexander V. Kilchevsky, Andrey V. Aralov, Ivan Yu. Slovokhotov, Dmitry G. Shpakovski, Ekaterina N. Baranova, Marat R. Khaliluev and Elena K. Shematorova

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):189

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  12. Content type: Research

    Some plant species have ‘melanin-like’ black seed pigmentation. However, the chemical and genetic nature of this ‘melanin-like’ black pigment have not yet been fully explored due to its complex structure and a...

    Authors: Anastasiya Y. Glagoleva, Nikolay A. Shmakov, Olesya Y. Shoeva, Gennady V. Vasiliev, Natalia V. Shatskaya, Andreas Börner, Dmitry A. Afonnikov and Elena K. Khlestkina

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):182

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  13. Content type: Research

    The multigene family encoding the 5S rRNA, one of the most important structurally-functional part of the large ribosomal subunit, is an obligate component of all eukaryotic genomes. 5S rDNA has long been a fav...

    Authors: Ekaterina M. Sergeeva, Andrey B. Shcherban, Irina G. Adonina, Michail A. Nesterov, Alexey V. Beletsky, Andrey L. Rakitin, Andrey V. Mardanov, Nikolai V. Ravin and Elena A. Salina

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 1):183

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