- Z. Jeffrey Chen, University of Texas at Austin
- Elizabeth Jean Finnegan, CSIRO
- Jim Leebens-Mack, University of Georgia
- Sheila McCormick, University of California, Berkeley
- Kay Schneitz, Technische Universität München
- Astrid Wingler, University College London
- Catherine Potenski, BioMed Central
Tetraploidization in citrus is accompanied by many metabolic and transcriptional changes, including an increase in stress-related primary metabolites in leaves and up-regulation of stress-response genes.
CDKA2, a cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) from a unicellular diatom, shows properties of a B-type CDK, a class of cell cycle progression proteins that were previously thought to be plant-specific.
Analysis of a family of core proteins from the RNA-induced silencing complex, Argonaute, reveals a dynamic evolutionary process that leads to the functional diversification of smRNA pathways in higher plants.
The composition and biochemistry of the cell wall and the genes underlying these traits can contribute to Fusarium head blight resistance in the important crop durum wheat.
The map of the Sr2 locus in stem rust resistant wheat reveals major differences when compared with a susceptible variety, enabling the identification of candidate genes important for disease resistance.
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