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  1. Content type: Research article

    Availability of well characterized maize regulatory elements for gene expression in a variety of tissues and developmental stages provides effective alternatives for single and multigene transgenic concepts. W...

    Authors: Delkin O. Gonzalez, Jeff B. Church, Andrew Robinson, James P. Connell, Megan Sopko, Boyd Rowland, Kristina Woodall, Cory M. Larsen and John P. Davies

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:14

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  2. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the number of genes overlaying the bar graph in Fig. 3A were incorrectly counted and inserted (i.e. including a title tile, and in i...

    Authors: Stefanie Dukowic-Schulze, Anitha Sundararajan, Joann Mudge, Thiruvarangan Ramaraj, Andrew D. Farmer, Minghui Wang, Qi Sun, Jaroslaw Pillardy, Shahryar Kianian, Ernest F. Retzel, Wojciech P. Pawlowski and Changbin Chen

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:12

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    The original article was published in BMC Plant Biology 2014 14:118

  3. Content type: Research article

    Photosynthetic systems are known to be sensitive to high temperature stress. To maintain a relatively “normal” level of photosynthetic activities, plants employ a variety of adaptive mechanisms in response to ...

    Authors: Junping Chen, John J. Burke and Zhanguo Xin

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:11

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Breeding rubber tree seedling with growth heterosis is vital for natural rubber production. It is the prerequisites for effectively utilizing growth heterosis to elucidate its molecular mechanisms, but the mol...

    Authors: Hong Yang, Xuncheng Wang, Yongxuan Wei, Zhi Deng, Hui Liu, Jiangshu Chen, Longjun Dai, Zhihui Xia, Guangming He and Dejun Li

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:10

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Endosperm starch provides prime energy for cereal seedling growth. Cereal endosperm with repression of starch branching enzyme (SBE) has been widely studied for its high resistant starch content and health ben...

    Authors: Ting Pan, Lingshang Lin, Juan Wang, Qiaoquan Liu and Cunxu Wei

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:9

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Carrot which contains lots of nutrients has a large demand around the world. The soluble sugar content in fleshy root of carrot directly influences its taste and quality. Sucrose, as an important member of sol...

    Authors: Yan-Jun Liu, Guang-Long Wang, Jing Ma, Zhi-Sheng Xu, Feng Wang and Ai-Sheng Xiong

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:8

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Long terminal repeat (LTR) retrotransposons are highly abundant in plant genomes and require transcriptional activity for their proliferative mode of replication. These sequences exist in plant genomes as dive...

    Authors: Fan Qiu and Mark C. Ungerer

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:6

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Heterosis is widely used to increase the yield of many crops. However, as wheat is a self-pollinating crop, hybrid breeding is not so successful in this organism. Even though male sterility induced by chemical...

    Authors: Hongzhan Liu, Gaisheng Zhang, Junsheng Wang, Jingjing Li, Yulong Song, Lin Qiao, Na Niu, Junwei Wang, Shoucai Ma and Lili Li

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:7

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Alternative splicing (AS) is an important post-transcriptional process. It has been suggested that most AS events are subject to tissue-specific regulation. However, the global dynamics of AS in different tiss...

    Authors: Ying Sun, Han Hou, Hongtao Song, Kui Lin, Zhonghua Zhang, Jinglu Hu and Erli Pang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:5

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Silicon (Si) has been known to regulate plant growth; however, the underlying mechanisms of short-term exogenous Si application on the regulation of calcium (Ca) and nitrogen (N), endogenous phytohormones, and...

    Authors: Soo-Won Jang, Yoonha Kim, Abdul Latif Khan, Chae-In Na and In-Jung Lee

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:4

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Along with the rapid development of glycomic tools, the study of lectin–carbohydrate interactions has expanded, opening the way for applications in the fields of analytic, diagnostic, and drug delivery. Chitin...

    Authors: Chang-Shan Chen, Chun-Yi Chen, Divya Malathy Ravinath, Agustina Bungahot, Chi-Ping Cheng and Ren-In You

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:3

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) is used as a raw material for biofuels because it accumulates sugars at high levels in the stem. Lodging of sorghum occurs when the soil is wet and very high winds blow across the fie...

    Authors: Hiroshi Mizuno, Shigemitsu Kasuga and Hiroyuki Kawahigashi

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:2

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Lignin and lignans are both derived from the monolignol pathway. Despite the similarity of their building blocks, they fulfil different functions in planta. Lignin strengthens the tissues of the plant, while lign...

    Authors: Marc Behr, Kjell Sergeant, Céline C. Leclercq, Sébastien Planchon, Cédric Guignard, Audrey Lenouvel, Jenny Renaut, Jean-Francois Hausman, Stanley Lutts and Gea Guerriero

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2018 18:1

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Tomato gray leaf spot disease caused by Stemphylium lycopersici (S. lycopersici) is considered one of the major diseases of cultivated tomatoes. The only S. lycopersici resistance gene, Sm, was derived from the w...

    Authors: Huanhuan Yang, Tingting Zhao, Jingbin Jiang, Songbo Wang, Aoxue Wang, Jingfu Li and Xiangyang Xu

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17:266

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  15. Content type: Research

    The characterization of major resistance genes (R genes) in the potato remains an important task for molecular breeding. However, R genes are rapidly evolving and frequently occur in genomes as clusters with c...

    Authors: Alex V. Kochetov, Anastasiya Y. Glagoleva, Kseniya V. Strygina, Elena K. Khlestkina, Sophia V. Gerasimova, Salmaz M. Ibragimova, Natalja V. Shatskaya, Gennady V. Vasilyev, Dmitry A. Afonnikov, Nikolay A. Shmakov, Olga Y. Antonova, Tatyana A. Gavrilenko, Natalia V. Alpatyeva, Alexander Khiutti and Olga S. Afanasenko

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):251

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  16. Content type: Research

    Ferns are large and underexplored group of vascular plants (~ 11 thousands species). The genomic data available by now include low coverage nuclear genomes sequences and partial sequences of mitochondrial geno...

    Authors: Maria D. Logacheva, Anastasiya A. Krinitsina, Maxim S. Belenikin, Kamil Khafizov, Evgenii A. Konorov, Sergey V. Kuptsov and Anna S. Speranskaya

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):255

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  17. Content type: Research

    The available data demonstrate that even in universal metabolic pathways, some species-specific regulatory features of structural genes are present. For instance, in the anthocyanin biosynthesis pathway (ABP),...

    Authors: Olesya Yu. Shoeva, Anastasiya Yu. Glagoleva and Elena K. Khlestkina

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):256

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  18. Content type: Research article

    Arabidopsis has 5 paralogs of the S-adenosylmethionine decarboxylase (SAMDC) gene. Neither their specific role in development nor the role of positive/purifying selection in genetic divergence of this gene family...

    Authors: Rajtilak Majumdar, Lin Shao, Swathi A. Turlapati and Subhash C. Minocha

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17:264

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  19. Content type: Methodology

    KASP (KBioscience Competitive Allele Specific PCR) and Amplifluor (Amplification with fluorescence) SNP markers are two prominent technologies based upon a shared identical Allele-specific PCR platform.

    Authors: Satyvaldy Jatayev, Akhylbek Kurishbayev, Lyudmila Zotova, Gulmira Khasanova, Dauren Serikbay, Askar Zhubatkanov, Makpal Botayeva, Aibek Zhumalin, Arysgul Turbekova, Kathleen Soole, Peter Langridge and Yuri Shavrukov

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):254

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  20. Content type: Research

    Spot blotch, caused by Cochliobolus sativus, is one of the most widespread and harmful diseases in barley. Identification of genetic loci associated with resistance to C. sativus is of importance for future marke...

    Authors: Irina V. Bykova, Nina M. Lashina, Vadim M. Efimov, Olga S. Afanasenko and Elena K. Khlestkina

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):250

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  21. Content type: Research

    Flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) is a crop plant used for fiber and oil production. Although potentially high-yielding flax varieties have been developed, environmental stresses markedly decrease flax production. Am...

    Authors: Alexey A. Dmitriev, George S. Krasnov, Tatiana A. Rozhmina, Roman O. Novakovskiy, Anastasiya V. Snezhkina, Maria S. Fedorova, Olga Yu. Yurkevich, Olga V. Muravenko, Nadezhda L. Bolsheva, Anna V. Kudryavtseva and Nataliya V. Melnikova

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):253

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  22. Content type: Research

    As part of nation-wide project to infer the genetic variation of the native flora in Kazakhstan, a study was attempted to assess phylogenetic relationships of endemic and rare Allium species. In total, 20 Allium ...

    Authors: Saule Abugalieva, Lyubov Volkova, Yuliya Genievskaya, Anna Ivaschenko, Yuri Kotukhov, Gulzhahan Sakauova and Yerlan Turuspekov

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):258

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  23. Content type: Research

    Structural component of plant biomass, lignocellulose, is the most abundant renewable resource in nature. Lignin is the most recalcitrant natural aromatic polymer and its degradation presents great challenge. ...

    Authors: Jasmina Ćilerdžić, Milica Galić, Jelena Vukojević, Ilija Brčeski and Mirjana Stajić

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2017 17(Suppl 2):249

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

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