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  • Oliver J. Ratcliffe, Roderick W. Kumimoto, Becky J. Wong, José Luis Riechmann
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Plant Cell Online
  • 2003 (First Publication: 1 May 2003)
  • The Arabidopsis FLOWERING LOCUS C (FLC) gene is a key floral repressor in the maintenance of a vernalization response. In vernalization-sensitive genetic backgrounds, FLC levels are high, and theyContinue Reading
  • Donald E. Nelson, Peter P. Repetti, +16 authors Jacqueline E. Heard
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2007 (First Publication: 16 October 2007)
  • Commercially improved crop performance under drought conditions has been challenging because of the complexity of the trait and the multitude of factors that influence yield. Here we report theContinue Reading
  • Nicholas Siefers, Kristen K. Dang, Roderick W. Kumimoto, William E Bynum, Gregory A. Tayrose, Ben F Holt
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Plant Physiology
  • 2008 (First Publication: 19 November 2008)
  • All aspects of plant and animal development are controlled by complex networks of transcription factors. Transcription factors are essential for converting signaling inputs, such as changes inContinue Reading
  • Shuanghe Cao, Roderick W. Kumimoto, Nerina Gnesutta, Alessandra Maria Calogero, Roberto Mantovani, Ben F Holt
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Plant Cell
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 March 2014)
  • This work demonstrates that chromatin loops form in the promoter of the FLOWERING LOCUS T (FT) gene, an essential integrator of multiple flowering time pathways. These loops bring NF-Y–bound distalContinue Reading
  • Roderick W. Kumimoto, Luc Adam, +5 authors Oliver J. Ratcliffe
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Planta
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 October 2008)
  • Accumulating evidence supports a role for members of the plant Nuclear Factor Y (NF-Y) family of CCAAT-box binding transcription factors in the regulation of flowering time. In this study we haveContinue Reading
  • Roderick W. Kumimoto, Yan Zhang, Nicholas Siefers, Ben F Holt
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Plant journal : for cell and molecular…
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 August 2010)
  • NF-Y transcription factors represent a complex of three proteins called NF-YA, NF-YB and NF-YC. Each protein is highly conserved in eukaryotes, and in the plant lineage has undergone numerous roundsContinue Reading
  • Shuanghe Cao, Roderick W. Kumimoto, Chamindika L. Siriwardana, Jan R Risinger, Ben F Holt
  • Medicine, Biology
  • PloS one
  • 2011 (First Publication: 30 June 2011)
  • Background Nuclear Factor Y (NF-Y) is a heterotrimeric transcription factor composed of NF-YA, NF-YB and NF-YC proteins. Using the dicot plant model system Arabidopsis thaliana (Arabidopsis), NF-YContinue Reading
  • Roderick W. Kumimoto, Chamindika L. Siriwardana, Krystal K Gayler, Jan R Risinger, Nicholas Siefers, Ben F Holt
  • Biology, Medicine
  • PloS one
  • 2013 (First Publication: 19 March 2013)
  • In the model organism Arabidopsis thaliana the heterotrimeric transcription factor NUCLEAR FACTOR Y (NF-Y) has been shown to play multiple roles in facilitating plant growth and development. AlthoughContinue Reading
  • Shuanghe Cao, Chamindika L. Siriwardana, Roderick W. Kumimoto, Ben F Holt
  • Biology, Medicine
  • BMC biotechnology
  • 2011 (First Publication: 19 May 2011)
  • BackgroundMonocots, especially the temperate grasses, represent some of the most agriculturally important crops for both current food needs and future biofuel development. Because most of theContinue Reading