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  1. Iron deficiency anemia is a global problem which often affects women and children of developing countries. Strategy I plants, such as common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) take up iron through a process that involv...

    Authors: Matthew W Blair, Sharon JB Knewtson, Carolina Astudillo, Chee-Ming Li, Andrea C Fernandez and Michael A Grusak

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:215

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  2. The roles of non-coding RNAs in regulating gene expression have been extensively studied in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes, however few reports exist as to their roles in organellar gene regulation. Evidence ...

    Authors: Amber M Hotto, Zoe E Huston and David B Stern

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:213

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  3. Isoprenylcysteine methylesterases (ICME) demethylate prenylated protein in eukaryotic cell. Until now, knowledge about their molecular information, localization and expression pattern is largely unavailable in...

    Authors: Ping Lan, Wenfeng Li, Huizhong Wang and Wujun Ma

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:212

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  4. The cultivated olive (Olea europaea L.) is the most agriculturally important species of the Oleaceae family. Although many studies have been performed on plastid polymorphisms to evaluate taxonomy, phylogeny and ...

    Authors: Roberto Mariotti, Nicolò GM Cultrera, Concepcion Muñoz Díez, Luciana Baldoni and Andrea Rubini

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:211

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  5. Because of the increasing quantity and high toxicity to humans of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the environment, several bioremediation mechanisms and protocols have been investigated to restore P...

    Authors: Fuxing Kang, Dongsheng Chen, Yanzheng Gao and Yi Zhang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:210

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  6. Plants of the Huperziaceae family, which comprise the two genera Huperzia and Phlegmariurus, produce various types of lycopodium alkaloids that are used to treat a number of human ailments, such as contusions, sw...

    Authors: Hongmei Luo, Ying Li, Chao Sun, Qiong Wu, Jingyuan Song, Yongzhen Sun, André Steinmetz and Shilin Chen

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:209

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  7. Distant hybridization can result genome duplication and allopolyploid formation which may play a significant role in the origin and evolution of many plant species. It is unclear how the two or more divergent ...

    Authors: Xuanli Li, Weiwei Guo, Bing Wang, Xiangsong Li, Honggao Chen, Lihua Wei, Yanjie Wang, Jiangsheng Wu and Hong Long

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:207

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  8. Partial resistance to plant pathogens is extensively used in breeding programs since it could contribute to resistance durability. Partial resistance often builds up during plant development and confers quanti...

    Authors: Emilie Vergne, Xavier Grand, Elsa Ballini, Véronique Chalvon, P Saindrenan, D Tharreau, J-L Nottéghem and J-B Morel

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:206

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  9. Members of the aquatic monocot family Lemnaceae (commonly called duckweeds) represent the smallest and fastest growing flowering plants. Their highly reduced morphology and infrequent flowering result in a dearth...

    Authors: Wenqin Wang, Yongrui Wu, Yiheng Yan, Marina Ermakova, Randall Kerstetter and Joachim Messing

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:205

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  10. Bananas and plantains (Musa spp.) are grown in more than a hundred tropical and subtropical countries and provide staple food for hundreds of millions of people. They are seed-sterile crops propagated clonally an...

    Authors: Eva Hřibová, Pavel Neumann, Takashi Matsumoto, Nicolas Roux, Jiří Macas and Jaroslav Doležel

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:204

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  11. The detrimental effects of mild winter temperatures on the consistency of cropping of blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum L.) in parts of Europe have led to increasing interest in the genetic control of dormancy release i...

    Authors: Peter E Hedley, Joanne R Russell, Linzi Jorgensen, Sandra Gordon, Jenny A Morris, Christine A Hackett, Linda Cardle and Rex Brennan

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:202

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  12. Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase (PEPC) is a critical enzyme catalyzing the β-carboxylation of phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) to oxaloacetate, a tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle intermediate. PEPC typically exists as a C...

    Authors: Tomoko Igawa, Masayuki Fujiwara, Ichiro Tanaka, Yoichiro Fukao and Yuki Yanagawa

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:200

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  13. Upon appropriate stimulation, plants increase their level of resistance against future pathogen attack. This phenomenon, known as induced resistance, presents an adaptive advantage due to its reduced fitness c...

    Authors: Vicente Ramírez, Sjoerd Van der Ent, Javier García-Andrade, Alberto Coego, Corné MJ Pieterse and Pablo Vera

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:199

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  14. The Arabidopsis SEUSS (SEU) gene encodes a transcriptional adaptor protein that is required for a diverse set of developmental events, including floral organ identity specification, as well as gynoecium, ovule an...

    Authors: Staci Nole-Wilson, Elizabeth E Rueschhoff, Huda Bhatti and Robert G Franks

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:198

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  15. Multiple proteins containing BURP domain have been identified in many different plant species, but not in any other organisms. To date, the molecular function of the BURP domain is still unknown, and no system...

    Authors: Hongliang Xu, Yaxuan Li, Yueming Yan, Ke Wang, Ya Gao and Yingkao Hu

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:197

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  16. Aluminum (Al) toxicity is one of the most important yield-limiting factors of many crops worldwide. The primary symptom of Al toxicity syndrome is the inhibition of root growth leading to poor water and nutrie...

    Authors: Lucia Mattiello, Matias Kirst, Felipe R da Silva, Renato A Jorge and Marcelo Menossi

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:196

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  17. The alteration of fatty acid profiles in soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] to improve soybean oil quality is an important and evolving theme in soybean research to meet nutritional needs and industrial criteria in...

    Authors: Anh-Tung Pham, Jeong-Dong Lee, J Grover Shannon and Kristin D Bilyeu

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:195

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  18. Postharvest losses of citrus fruit due to green mold decay, caused by the fungus Penicillium digitaum, have a considerable economic impact. However, little is known about the molecular processes underlying the re...

    Authors: Luis González-Candelas, Santiago Alamar, Paloma Sánchez-Torres, Lorenzo Zacarías and Jose F Marcos

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:194

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  19. Within the scanning model of translation initiation, reinitiation is a non-canonical mechanism that operates on mRNAs harboring upstream open reading frames. The h subunit of eukaryotic initiation factor 3 (eI...

    Authors: Fujun Zhou, Bijoyita Roy and Albrecht G von Arnim

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:193

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  20. The plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) is ubiquitous among land plants where it plays an important role in plant growth and development. In seeds, ABA induces embryogenesis and seed maturation as well as seed d...

    Authors: Xiaoqin Wang, Tingyun Kuang and Yikun He

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:192

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  21. Two thaumatin-like proteins (TLPs) were previously identified in phloem exudate of hybrid poplar (Populus trichocarpa × P. deltoides) using proteomics methods, and their sieve element localization confirmed by im...

    Authors: Nicole J Dafoe, Brent E Gowen and C Peter Constabel

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:191

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  22. It is widely recognized that interspecific hybridization may induce "genome shock", and lead to genetic and epigenetic instabilities in the resultant hybrids and/or backcrossed introgressants. A prominent comp...

    Authors: Ningning Wang, Hongyan Wang, Hui Wang, Di Zhang, Ying Wu, Xiufang Ou, Shuang Liu, Zhenying Dong and Bao Liu

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:190

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  23. Plants respond to low oxygen stress, particularly that caused by waterlogging, by altering transcription and translation. Previous studies have mostly focused on revealing the mechanism of the response at the ...

    Authors: Xiling Zou, Yuanyuan Jiang, Lei Liu, Zuxin Zhang and Yonglian Zheng

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:189

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  24. Drought is a common stressor in many regions of the world and current climatic global circulation models predict further increases in warming and drought in the coming decades in several of these regions, such...

    Authors: Jordi Sardans, Josep Peñuelas and Silvia Lope-Piedrafita

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:188

    Content type: Methodology article

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  25. Symptoms of grapevine leafroll disease (GLRD) in red-fruited wine grape (Vitis vinifera L.) cultivars consist of green veins and red and reddish-purple discoloration of inter-veinal areas of leaves. The reddish-p...

    Authors: Linga R Gutha, Luis F Casassa, James F Harbertson and Rayapati A Naidu

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:187

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  26. Due to the variation and mutation of the races of Pseudoperonospora cubensis, downy mildew has in recent years become the most devastating leaf disease of cucumber worldwide. Novel resistance to downy mildew has ...

    Authors: Hongjian Wan, Zhenguo Zhao, Ahmed Abbas Malik, Chuntao Qian and Jinfeng Chen

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:186

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  27. Ionic aluminum (mainly Al3+) is rhizotoxic and can be present in acid soils at concentrations high enough to inhibit root growth. Many forest tree species grow naturally in acid soils and often tolerate high conc...

    Authors: Nadine Grisel, Stefan Zoller, Marzanna Künzli-Gontarczyk, Thomas Lampart, Martin Münsterkötter, Ivano Brunner, Lucien Bovet, Jean-Pierre Métraux and Christoph Sperisen

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:185

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  28. Genes belonging to the pathogenesis related 10 (PR10) group have been studied in several plant species, where they form multigene families. Until now, such an analysis has not been performed in Vitis vinifera, al...

    Authors: Sylvain Lebel, Paul Schellenbaum, Bernard Walter and Pascale Maillot

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:184

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  29. Nitrogen is a crucial nutrient that is both essential and rate limiting for plant growth and seed production. Glutamine synthetase (GS), occupies a central position in nitrogen assimilation and recycling, just...

    Authors: Ana R Seabra, Cristina P Vieira, Julie V Cullimore and Helena G Carvalho

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:183

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  30. The first two enzymatic steps of monoterpene indole alkaloid (MIA) biosynthetic pathway are catalysed by strictosidine synthase (STR) that condensates tryptamine and secologanin to form strictosidine and by st...

    Authors: Grégory Guirimand, Vincent Courdavault, Arnaud Lanoue, Samira Mahroug, Anthony Guihur, Nathalie Blanc, Nathalie Giglioli-Guivarc'h, Benoit St-Pierre and Vincent Burlat

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:182

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  31. Dehydrins represent hydrophilic proteins acting mainly during cell dehydration and stress response. Dehydrins are generally thermostable; however, the so-called dehydrin-like (dehydrin-related) proteins show v...

    Authors: Michal Rurek

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:181

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  32. The evolution of sex chromosomes is often accompanied by gene or chromosome rearrangements. Recently, the gene AP3 was characterized in the dioecious plant species Silene latifolia. It was suggested that this gen...

    Authors: Radim Cegan, Gabriel AB Marais, Hana Kubekova, Nicolas Blavet, Alex Widmer, Boris Vyskot, Jaroslav Doležel, Jan Šafář and Roman Hobza

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:180

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  33. The continuous polarized vesicle secretion in pollen tubes is essential for tip growth but the location of endo- and exocytic sub-domains remains however controversial. In this report we aimed to show that Arabid...

    Authors: Pedro Ângelo Silva, Reiaz Ul-Rehman, Cláudia Rato, Gian-Pietro Di Sansebastiano and Rui Malhó

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:179

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  34. Modifications of DNA and histones in various combinations are correlated with many cellular processes. In this study, we investigated the possible relationship between histone H4 tetraacetylation, DNA methylat...

    Authors: Fei Yang, Lu Zhang, Jun Li, Jing Huang, Ruoyu Wen, Lu Ma, Dongfeng Zhou and Lijia Li

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:178

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  35. Genetic markers and linkage mapping are basic prerequisites for marker-assisted selection and map-based cloning. In the case of the key grassland species Lolium spp., numerous mapping populations have been develo...

    Authors: Bruno Studer, Roland Kölliker, Hilde Muylle, Torben Asp, Ursula Frei, Isabel Roldán-Ruiz, Philippe Barre, Céline Tomaszewski, Helena Meally, Susanne Barth, Leif Skøt, Ian P Armstead, Oene Dolstra and Thomas Lübberstedt

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:177

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  36. In flowering plants and animals the most common ribosomal RNA genes (rDNA) organisation is that in which 35S (encoding 18S-5.8S-26S rRNA) and 5S genes are physically separated occupying different chromosomal l...

    Authors: Sònia Garcia, José L Panero, Jiri Siroky and Ales Kovarik

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:176

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  37. R gene-mediated resistance is one of the most effective mechanisms of immunity against pathogens in plants. To date some components that regulate the primary steps of plant immunity have been isolated, however,.....

    Authors: Akira Takahashi, Nagao Hayashi, Akio Miyao and Hirohiko Hirochika

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:175

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  38. To provide a broad analysis of gene expression changes in developing embryos from a solanaceous species, we produced amplicon-derived microarrays with 7741 ESTs isolated from Solanum chacoense ovules bearing embr...

    Authors: Faiza Tebbji, André Nantel and Daniel P Matton

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:174

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  39. Nudix hydrolases play a key role in maintaining cellular homeostasis by hydrolyzing various nuceloside diphosphate derivatives and capped mRNAs. Several independent studies have demonstrated that Arabidopsis nudi...

    Authors: Niranjani Jambunathan, Anuradha Penaganti, Yuhong Tang and Ramamurthy Mahalingam

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:173

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  40. Mineral fertilization and pest control are essential and costly requirements for modern crop production. The two measures go hand in hand because plant mineral status affects plant susceptibility to pests and vic...

    Authors: Stephanie Troufflard, William Mullen, Tony R Larson, Ian A Graham, Alan Crozier, Anna Amtmann and Patrick Armengaud

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:172

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  41. Plant fatty acid α-dioxygenases (α-DOX) are oxylipin-forming enzymes induced by biotic and abiotic stresses, which also participate in developmental processes. In Nicotiana attenuata, herbivory strongly induces t...

    Authors: Anke Steppuhn, Emmanuel Gaquerel and Ian T Baldwin

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:171

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  42. Glucosinolates, a group of nitrogen and sulfur containing compounds associated with plant-insect interactions, are produced by a number of important Brassicaceae crop species. In Arabidopsis the AOP2 gene plays a...

    Authors: Calida S Neal, Dale P Fredericks, Cara A Griffiths and Alan D Neale

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:170

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  43. In flowering plants, gametogenesis generates multicellular male and female gametophytes. In the model system Arabidopsis, the male gametophyte or pollen grain contains two sperm cells and a vegetative cell. Th...

    Authors: Hong-Ju Li, Nai-You Liu, Dong-Qiao Shi, Jie Liu and Wei-Cai Yang

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:169

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  44. Variability of the VRN1 promoter region of the unique collection of spring polyploid and wild diploid wheat species together with diploid goatgrasses (donor of B and D genomes of polyploid wheats) were investigat...

    Authors: Kseniya A Golovnina, Elena Ya Kondratenko, Alexander G Blinov and Nikolay P Goncharov

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:168

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  45. In angiosperm, after the first asymmetric zygotic cell division, the apical and basal daughter cells follow distinct development pathways. Global transcriptome analysis of these two cells is essential in under...

    Authors: Tian-Xiang Hu, Miao Yu and Jie Zhao

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:167

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  46. Iron (Fe) is the most limiting micronutrient element for crop production in alkaline soils. A number of transcription factors involved in regulating Fe uptake from soil and transport in plants have been identi...

    Authors: Luqing Zheng,, Yinghui Ying, Lu Wang, Fang Wang, James Whelan and Huixia Shou

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:166

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  47. Impatiens (Impatiens walleriana) is a top selling floriculture crop. The potential for genetic transformation of Impatiens to introduce novel flower colors or virus resistance has been limited by its general reca...

    Authors: Yinghui Dan, Aaron Baxter, Song Zhang, Christopher J Pantazis and Richard E Veilleux

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:165

    Content type: Methodology article

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