Medicago truncatula

Known as: Medicago truncatulas, truncatula, Medicago 
A plant species of the family FABACEAE used to study GENETICS because it is DIPLOID, self fertile, has a small genome, and short generation time.
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Legumes played central roles in the development of agriculture and civilization, and today account for approximately one-third of… (More)
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2008
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2008
High-throughput sequencing technology is capable to identify novel short RNAs in plant species. We used Solexa sequencing to find… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Medicago truncatula is a fast-emerging model for the study of legume functional biology. We used the tobacco retrotransposon Tnt1… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) symbiosis is a mutualistic endosymbiosis formed by plant roots and AM fungi. Most vascular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Genome sequencing of the model legumes, Medicago truncatula and Lotus japonicus, provides an opportunity for large-scale sequence… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Legumes form symbiotic associations with both mycorrhizal fungi and nitrogen-fixing soil bacteria called rhizobia. Several of the… (More)
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2004
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2004
A core genetic map of the legume Medicago truncatula has been established by analyzing the segregation of 288 sequence… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Many plants have the capacity to obtain phosphate via a symbiotic association with arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi. In AM… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Medicago truncatula, a diploid autogamous legume, is currently being developed as a model plant for the study of root… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Rhizobium nodulation (Nod) factors are lipo-chitooligosaccharides that act as symbiotic signals, eliciting several key… (More)
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