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  1. Although histone deacetylases from model organisms have been previously identified, there is no clear basis for the classification of histone deacetylases under the RPD3/HDA1 superfamily, particularly on plant...

    Authors: Malona V Alinsug, Chun-Wei Yu and Keqiang Wu
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:37
  2. Renowned for their fast growth, valuable wood properties and wide adaptability, Eucalyptus species are amongst the most planted hardwoods in the world, yet they are still at the early stages of domestication beca...

    Authors: David Rengel, Hélène San Clemente, Florence Servant, Nathalie Ladouce, Etienne Paux, Patrick Wincker, Arnaud Couloux, Pierre Sivadon and Jacqueline Grima-Pettenati
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:36
  3. Lack of sufficient molecular markers hinders current genetic research in peanuts (Arachis hypogaea L.). It is necessary to develop more molecular markers for potential use in peanut genetic research. With the dev...

    Authors: Xuanqiang Liang, Xiaoping Chen, Yanbin Hong, Haiyan Liu, Guiyuan Zhou, Shaoxiong Li and Baozhu Guo
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:35
  4. In order to identify genes that might confer and maintain freeze resistance of winter wheat, a comparative transcriptome analysis was performed between control and 4 wk cold-acclimated crown tissue of two wint...

    Authors: Fedora Sutton, Ding-Geng Chen, Xijin Ge and Don Kenefick
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:34
  5. Ecological, evolutionary and physiological studies have thus far provided an incomplete picture of why some plants become invasive; therefore we used genomic resources to complement and advance this field. In ...

    Authors: Amanda K Broz, Daniel K Manter, Gillianne Bowman, Heinz Müller-Schärer and Jorge M Vivanco
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:33
  6. Rhizotoxic ions in problem soils inhibit nutrient and water acquisition by roots, which in turn leads to reduced crop yields. Previous studies on the effects of rhizotoxic ions on root growth and physiological...

    Authors: Cheng-Ri Zhao, Takashi Ikka, Yoshiharu Sawaki, Yuriko Kobayashi, Yuji Suzuki, Takashi Hibino, Shigeru Sato, Nozomu Sakurai, Daisuke Shibata and Hiroyuki Koyama
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:32
  7. The interaction of Arabidopsis with Alternaria brassicicola provides a model for disease caused by necrotrophs, but a drawback has been the lack of a compatible pathosystem. Infection of most ecotypes, including ...

    Authors: Arup K Mukherjee, Sophie Lev, Shimon Gepstein and Benjamin A Horwitz
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:31
  8. The leaves of globe artichoke and cultivated cardoon (Cynara cardunculus L.) have significant pharmaceutical properties, which mainly result from their high content of polyphenolic compounds such as monocaffeoylq...

    Authors: Cinzia Comino, Alain Hehn, Andrea Moglia, Barbara Menin, Frédéric Bourgaud, Sergio Lanteri and Ezio Portis
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:30
  9. Arabidopsis ovules comprise four morphologically distinct parts: the nucellus, which contains the embryo sac, two integuments that become the seed coat, and the funiculus that anchors the ovule within the carpel....

    Authors: Debra J Skinner and Charles S Gasser
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:29
  10. Besides being essential for plant structure and metabolism, soluble carbohydrates play important roles in stress responses. Sucrose has been shown to confer to Arabidopsis seedlings a high level of tolerance t...

    Authors: Fanny Ramel, Cécile Sulmon, Matthieu Bogard, Ivan Couée and Gwenola Gouesbet
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:28
  11. The cell wall component callose is mainly synthesized at certain developmental stages and after wounding or pathogen attack. Callose synthases are membrane-bound enzymes that have been relatively well characte...

    Authors: Mari Aidemark, Carl-Johan Andersson, Allan G Rasmusson and Susanne Widell
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:27
  12. Lignin is a phenolic heteropolymer in secondary cell walls that plays a major role in the development of plants and their defense against pathogens. The biosynthesis of monolignols, which represent the main co...

    Authors: Abdelali Barakat, Agnieszka Bagniewska-Zadworna, Alex Choi, Urmila Plakkat, Denis S DiLoreto, Priyadarshini Yellanki and John E Carlson
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:26
  13. Pollen, the male partner in the reproduction of flowering plants, comprises either two or three cells at maturity. The current knowledge of the pollen transcriptome is limited to the model plant systems Arabidops...

    Authors: Farzad Haerizadeh, Chui E Wong, Prem L Bhalla, Peter M Gresshoff and Mohan B Singh
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:25
  14. Bet v 1 is an important cause of hay fever in northern Europe. Bet v 1 isoforms from the European white birch (Betula pendula) have been investigated extensively, but the allergenic potency of other birch species...

    Authors: Martijn F Schenk, Jan HG Cordewener, Antoine HP America, Wendy PC van't Westende, Marinus JM Smulders and Luud JWJ Gilissen
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:24
  15. Concern over land use for non-food bioenergy crops requires breeding programmes that focus on producing biomass on the minimum amount of land that is economically-viable. To achieve this, the maximum potential...

    Authors: Anne M Rae, Nathaniel Robert Street, Kathryn Megan Robinson, Nicole Harris and Gail Taylor
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:23
  16. Coffea canephora, also called Robusta, belongs to the Rubiaceae, the fourth largest angiosperm family. This diploid species (2x = 2n = 22) has a fairly small genome size of ≈ 690 Mb and despite its extreme econom...

    Authors: Romain Guyot, Marion de la Mare, Véronique Viader, Perla Hamon, Olivier Coriton, José Bustamante-Porras, Valérie Poncet, Claudine Campa, Serge Hamon and Alexandre de Kochko
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:22
  17. The wild potato Solanum ruiz-lealii Brüch. (2n = 2x = 24), a species of hybrid origin, is endemic to Mendoza province, Argentina. Recurrent flower malformations, which varied among inflorescences of the same plan...

    Authors: Carlos F Marfil, Elsa L Camadro and Ricardo W Masuelli
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:21
  18. Databases for either sequence, annotation, or microarray experiments data are extremely beneficial to the research community, as they centrally gather information from experiments performed by different scient...

    Authors: Kolja Henckel, Kai J Runte, Thomas Bekel, Michael Dondrup, Tobias Jakobi, Helge Küster and Alexander Goesmann
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:19
  19. Differentiation of long and short shoots is an important developmental trait in several species of the Rosaceae family. However, the physiological mechanisms controlling this differentiation are largely unknow...

    Authors: Timo Hytönen, Paula Elomaa, Thomas Moritz and Olavi Junttila
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:18
  20. High-molecular-weight glutenin subunits (HMW-GSs) have been considered as most important seed storage proteins for wheat flour quality. 1Ay subunits are of great interest because they are always silent in comm...

    Authors: Qian-Tao Jiang, Yu-Ming Wei, Feng Wang, Ji-Rui Wang, Ze-Hong Yan and You-Liang Zheng
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:16
  21. The potyviruses sugarcane mosaic virus (SCMV) and maize dwarf mosaic virus (MDMV) are major pathogens of maize worldwide. Two loci, Scmv1 and Scmv2, have ealier been shown to confer complete resistance to SCMV. C...

    Authors: Anna Użarowska, Giuseppe Dionisio, Barbara Sarholz, Hans-Peter Piepho, Mingliang Xu, Christina Rønn Ingvardsen, Gerhard Wenzel and Thomas Lübberstedt
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:15
  22. The industrial chicory, Cichorium intybus, is a member of the Asteraceae family that accumulates fructan of the inulin type in its root. Inulin is a low calories sweetener, a texture agent and a health promoting ...

    Authors: Nicolas Dauchot, Dominique Mingeot, Bénédicte Purnelle, Céline Muys, Bernard Watillon, Marc Boutry and Pierre Van Cutsem
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:14
  23. Sorghum genome mapping based on DNA markers began in the early 1990s and numerous genetic linkage maps of sorghum have been published in the last decade, based initially on RFLP markers with more recent maps i...

    Authors: Emma S Mace, Jean-Francois Rami, Sophie Bouchet, Patricia E Klein, Robert R Klein, Andrzej Kilian, Peter Wenzl, Ling Xia, Kirsten Halloran and David R Jordan
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:13
  24. Plant performance is affected by the level of expression of PsbS, a key photoprotective protein involved in the process of feedback de-excitation (FDE), or the qE component of non-photochemical quenching, NPQ.

    Authors: Martin Frenkel, Carsten Külheim, Hanna Johansson Jänkänpää, Oskar Skogström, Luca Dall'Osto, Jon Ågren, Roberto Bassi, Thomas Moritz, Jon Moen and Stefan Jansson
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:12
  25. Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L) is an important crop worldwide that provides fiber for the textile industry. Cotton is a perennial plant that stores starch in stems and roots to provide carbohydrates for growth in ...

    Authors: Earl W Taliercio, Gabriela Romano, Jodi Scheffler and Brian G Ayre
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:11
  26. Most vascular flowering plants have the capacity to form symbiotic associations with arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi. The symbiosis develops in the roots where AM fungi colonize the root cortex and form arbu...

    Authors: S Karen Gomez, Hélène Javot, Prasit Deewatthanawong, Ivone Torres-Jerez, Yuhong Tang, Elison B Blancaflor, Michael K Udvardi and Maria J Harrison
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:10
  27. Induced resistance is a state of enhanced defensive capacity developed by a plant reacting to specific biotic or chemical stimuli. Over the years, several forms of induced resistance have been characterized, i...

    Authors: David De Vleesschauwer, Leonid Chernin and Monica M Höfte
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:9
  28. Cadmium (Cd) translocation and accumulation in the grain and aerial plant parts of rice (Oryza sativa L.) is an important aspect of food safety and phytoextraction in areas with contaminated soil. Because control...

    Authors: Takayuki Kashiwagi, Kumiko Shindoh, Naoki Hirotsu and Ken Ishimaru
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:8
  29. AtSUC2 (At1g22710) from Arabidopsis thaliana encodes a phloem-localized sucrose/proton symporter required for efficient photoassimilate transport from source tissues to sink tissues. AtSUC2 plays a key role in co...

    Authors: Avinash C Srivastava, Savita Ganesan, Ihab O Ismail and Brian G Ayre
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:7
  30. Different strategies (genetics, biochemistry, and proteomics) can be used to study proteins involved in cell biogenesis. The availability of the complete sequences of several plant genomes allowed the developm...

    Authors: Zoran Minic, Elisabeth Jamet, Hélène San-Clemente, Sandra Pelletier, Jean-Pierre Renou, Christophe Rihouey, Denis PO Okinyo, Caroline Proux, Patrice Lerouge and Lise Jouanin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:6
  31. MADS domain transcription factors play important roles in various developmental processes in flowering plants. Members of this family play a prominent role in the transition to flowering and the specification ...

    Authors: Susan L Urbanus, Stefan de Folter, Anna V Shchennikova, Kerstin Kaufmann, Richard GH Immink and Gerco C Angenent
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:5
  32. Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) seed development is a highly regulated process with fine-tuned interaction of various tissues controlling distinct physiological events during prestorage, storage and dessication phase...

    Authors: Christof Pietsch, Nese Sreenivasulu, Ulrich Wobus and Marion S Röder
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:4
  33. A decline in chloroplast DNA (cpDNA) during leaf maturity has been reported previously for eight plant species, including Arabidopsis thaliana. Recent studies, however, concluded that the amount of cpDNA during l...

    Authors: Beth A Rowan, Delene J Oldenburg and Arnold J Bendich
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:3
  34. White lupin (Lupinus albus L.) roots efficiently take up and accumulate (heavy) metals, adapt to phosphate deficiency by forming cluster roots, and secrete antimicrobial prenylated isoflavones during development....

    Authors: Li Tian, Gregory J Peel, Zhentian Lei, Naveed Aziz, Xinbin Dai, Ji He, Bonnie Watson, Patrick X Zhao, Lloyd W Sumner and Richard A Dixon
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2009 9:1
  35. Phosphorylation of eIF2α provides a key mechanism for down-regulating protein synthesis in response to nutrient starvation or stresses in mammalian and yeast cells. However, this process has not been well char...

    Authors: Sébastien Lageix, Elodie Lanet, Marie-Noëlle Pouch-Pélissier, Marie-Claude Espagnol, Christophe Robaglia, Jean-Marc Deragon and Thierry Pélissier
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:134
  36. Soybean lipoxygenases (Lxs) play important roles in plant resistance and in conferring the distinct bean flavor. Lxs comprise a multi-gene family that includes GmLx1, GmLx2 and GmLx3, and many of these genes have...

    Authors: Jin Hee Shin, Kyujung Van, Dong Hyun Kim, Kyung Do Kim, Young Eun Jang, Beom-Soon Choi, Moon Young Kim and Suk-Ha Lee
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:133
  37. Exposure of Medicago truncatula cell suspension cultures to pathogen or wound signals leads to accumulation of various classes of flavonoid and/or triterpene defense molecules, orchestrated via a complex signalli...

    Authors: Marina A Naoumkina, XianZhi He and Richard A Dixon
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:132
  38. The elucidation of gene expression patterns leads to a better understanding of biological processes. Real-time quantitative RT-PCR has become the standard method for in-depth studies of gene expression. A biol...

    Authors: Marino Expósito-Rodríguez, Andrés A Borges, Andrés Borges-Pérez and José A Pérez
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:131
  39. The natural phenotypic variability present in the germplasm of cultivated plants can be linked to molecular polymorphisms using association genetics. However it is necessary to consider the genetic structure o...

    Authors: Nicolas Ranc, Stéphane Muños, Sylvain Santoni and Mathilde Causse
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:130
  40. Verticillium longisporum is one of the most important pathogens of Brassicaceae that remains strictly in the xylem during most stages of its development. It has been suggested that disease symptoms are associated...

    Authors: Saskia Floerl, Christine Druebert, Andrzej Majcherczyk, Petr Karlovsky, Ursula Kües and Andrea Polle
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:129
  41. Efforts to sequence the genomes of different organisms continue to increase. The DNA sequence is usually decoded for one individual and its application is for the whole species. The recent sequencing of the hi...

    Authors: Silvia Vezzulli, Diego Micheletti, Summaira Riaz, Massimo Pindo, Roberto Viola, Patrice This, M Andrew Walker, Michela Troggio and Riccardo Velasco
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:128
  42. Individual fingerprinting based on molecular markers has become a popular tool for studies of population genetics and analysis of genetic diversity in germplasm collections, including the solution of synonymy/...

    Authors: Guido Cipriani, Maria Teresa Marrazzo, Gabriele Di Gaspero, Antonella Pfeiffer, Michele Morgante and Raffaele Testolin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:127
  43. Mineral nutrients are one of the most basic components of plant tissue culture media. Nitrogen in the form of NH4+ and NO3- is the dominant mineral nutrient in most plant tissue culture formulations, with effects...

    Authors: Randall P Niedz and Terence J Evens
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:126
  44. Drought is a major social and economic problem resulting in huge yield reduction in the field. Today's challenge is to develop plants with reduced water requirements and stable yields in fluctuating environmen...

    Authors: Oumaya Bouchabke-Coussa, Marie-Luce Quashie, Jose Seoane-Redondo, Marie-Noelle Fortabat, Carine Gery, Agnes Yu, Daphné Linderme, Jacques Trouverie, Fabienne Granier, Evelyne Téoulé and Mylène Durand-Tardif
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:125
  45. The molecular organization of very few genetically defined CACTA transposon systems have been characterized thoroughly as those of Spm/En in maize, Tam1 of Antirrhinum majus Candystripe1 (Cs1) from Sorghum bicolo...

    Authors: Gracia Zabala and Lila Vodkin
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:124
  46. The plant miRNAs represent an important class of endogenous small RNAs that guide cleavage of an mRNA target or repress its translation to control development and adaptation to stresses. MiRNAs are nuclear-enc...

    Authors: Séverine Lacombe, Hiroshi Nagasaki, Carole Santi, David Duval, Benoît Piégu, Martine Bangratz, Jean-Christophe Breitler, Emmanuel Guiderdoni, Christophe Brugidou, Judith Hirsch, Xiaofeng Cao, Claire Brice, Olivier Panaud, Wojciech M Karlowski, Yutaka Sato and Manuel Echeverria
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:123
  47. With a cultivation area of 1.75 Mio ha and sugar yield of 16.7 Mio tons in 2006, sugar beet is a crop of great economic importance in Europe. The productivity of sugar beet is determined significantly by seed ...

    Authors: Elena Pestsova, Juliane Meinhard, Andreas Menze, Uwe Fischer, Andrea Windhövel and Peter Westhoff
    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:122

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