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Tomato Ve disease resistance genes encode cell surface-like receptors
In tomato, Ve is implicated in race-specific resistance to infection by Verticillium species causing crop disease. Characterization of the Ve locus involved positional cloning and isolation of twoExpand
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Ripening and genotype control stilbene accumulation in healthy grapes.
In grapes, stilbene synthesis occurs in the skin, and it is induced by biotic and abiotic stresses. To date, experimental evidence of a constitutive production of resveratrols in healthy grape isExpand
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Proteins from the FLOWERING LOCUS T-like subclade of the PEBP family act antagonistically to regulate floral initiation in tobacco.
Flowering is an important agronomic trait that often depends on the integration of photoperiod, vernalization, gibberellin and/or autonomous signaling pathways by regulatory proteins such asExpand
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In planta transcription of a second subgenomic RNA increases the complexity of the subgroup 2 luteovirus genome.
The genetic information of potato leafroll virus (PLRV), a typical member of the subgroup 2 luteoviruses, is contained in a single-stranded (+) sense RNA of approximately 5.9 kb. A single subgenomicExpand
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Molecular and phylogenetic characterization of the sieve element occlusion gene family in Fabaceae and non-Fabaceae plants
BackgroundThe phloem of dicotyledonous plants contains specialized P-proteins (phloem proteins) that accumulate during sieve element differentiation and remain parietally associated with theExpand
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Characterization of rubber particles and rubber chain elongation in Taraxacum koksaghyz
BackgroundNatural rubber is a biopolymer with exceptional qualities that cannot be completely replaced using synthetic alternatives. Although several key enzymes in the rubber biosynthetic pathwayExpand
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Characterization of a potato leafroll luteovirus subgenomic RNA: differential expression by internal translation initiation and UAG suppression.
Northern blot analysis of Solanum tuberosum infected with potato leafroll luteovirus revealed the 6 kb genomic RNA and a major 2.3 kb subgenomic RNA. The 5' end of the subgenomic RNA was located atExpand
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Laticifer-Specific cis-Prenyltransferase Silencing Affects the Rubber, Triterpene, and Inulin Content of Taraxacum brevicorniculatum12[C][W]
Certain Taraxacum species, such as Taraxacum koksaghyz and Taraxacum brevicorniculatum, produce large amounts of high-quality natural rubber in their latex, the milky cytoplasm of specialized cellsExpand
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Sieve element occlusion (SEO) genes encode structural phloem proteins involved in wound sealing of the phloem
The sieve element occlusion (SEO) gene family originally was delimited to genes encoding structural components of forisomes, which are specialized crystalloid phloem proteins found solely in theExpand
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ATP-independent contractile proteins from plants
Emerging technologies are creating increasing interest in smart materials that may serve as actuators in micro- and nanodevices1,2,3. Mechanically active polymers currently studied include a varietyExpand
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