Transcriptomics exposes the uniqueness of parasitic plants.

@article{Ichihashi2015TranscriptomicsET,
  title={Transcriptomics exposes the uniqueness of parasitic plants.},
  author={Yasunori Ichihashi and J Musembi Mutuku and Satoko Yoshida and Ken Shirasu},
  journal={Briefings in functional genomics},
  year={2015},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={275-82}
}
Parasitic plants have the ability to obtain nutrients directly from other plants, and several species are serious biological threats to agriculture by parasitizing crops of high economic importance. The uniqueness of parasitic plants is characterized by the presence of a multicellular organ called a haustorium, which facilitates plant-plant interactions, and shutting down or reducing their own photosynthesis. Current technical advances in next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics have… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
7 Citations
90 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 90 references

De novo assembly and characterization of the transcriptome of the parasitic weed Cuscuta pentagona identifies genes associated with plant parasitism

  • A Ranjan, Y Ichihashi, M Farhi
  • Plant Physiol
  • 2014

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…