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Stable genetic transformation of tomato plastids and expression of a foreign protein in fruit
Transgenic chloroplasts offer unique advantages in plant biotechnology, including high-level foreign protein expression, absence of epigenetic effects, and gene containment due to the lack ofExpand
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An in silico analysis of the key genes involved in flavonoid biosynthesis in Citrus sinensis
Citrus species are known by their high content of phenolic compounds, including a wide range of flavonoids. In plants, these compounds are involved in protection against biotic and abiotic stresses,Expand
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In silico prediction of gene expression patterns in Citrus flavedo
Out of the 18,942 flavedo expressed sequences (clusters plus singletons) in Citrus sinensis from the Citrus EST Project (CitEST), 25 were statistically supported to be differentially expressed inExpand
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Terpene production in the peel of sweet orange fruits
Terpenoids constitute the largest and most diverse class of natural products. They are important factors for aroma and flavor, and their synthesis is basically done from two compounds: isopentenylExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships in Solanaceae and related species based on cpDNA sequence from plastid trnE-trnT region
1 Laboratorio de Biotecnologia Agricola, Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz de Queiroz” (ESALQ), Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP), Avenida Padua Dias, 11,Expand
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Analysis of expressed sequence tags from Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck infected with Xylella fastidiosa
In order to understand the genetic responses resulting from physiological changes that occur in plants displaying citrus variegated chlorosis (CVC) symptoms, we adopted a strategy of comparing twoExpand
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In silico analysis of ESTs from roots of Rangpur lime (Citrus limonia Osbeck) under water stress
CitEST project resulted in the construction of cDNA libraries from different Citrus sp. tissues under various physiological conditions. Among them, plantlets of Rangpur lime were exposed toExpand
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Differential expression of genes identified from Poncirus trifoliata tissue inoculated with CTV through EST analysis and in silico hybridization
Citrus is the most important fruit crop in Brazil and Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) is considered one of the most important pathogens of citrus. Most citrus species and varieties are susceptible to CTVExpand
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Towards the identification of flower-specific genes in Citrus spp
Citrus sinensis is a perennial woody species, for which genetic approaches to the study of reproductive development are not readily amenable. Here, the usefulness of the CitEST Expressed Sequence TagExpand
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Caracterização de populações de Ralstonia solanacearum Smith em tabaco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) no Brasil
Ralstonia solanacearum, causal agent of bacterial wilt on different hosts, including members of Solanaceae, causes severe losses in tobacco crop, if not managed. It is a complex species andExpand
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