Table 7

Fruit ripening genes which respond to ethylene

Apple Genbank acc.

Putative Annotationa

Apple Genbank acc.

Putative Annotationa


Ripening sub-cluster R1


EB118159

Short chain dehydrogenase/reductase (SDR)

EB140551

Hypothetical protein

CN860849

Ceramide kinase

CN906574

Senescence associated protein

CN870499

Hypothetical protein

EB122632

Thaumatin protein

EB127428

LEA family protein

CN911315

DNA binding bromodomain protein

CN895403

Integral membrane family protein

EB151414

Major latex protein (MLP)


Ripening sub-cluster R2

Ripening sub-cluster R3


EB106359

Hypothetical protein

CN932083

Chloroplast 50S ribosomal protein L22

CN862135

Hypothetical protein

CN860052

5-oxoprolinase

EB114937

β-glucosidase precursor

CN860296

Hypothetical protein

CN862240

Transaldolase ToTAL2

CN862389

Stress-responsive protein

EB116078

(S)-acetone-cyanohydrin lyase

CN864680

(S)-2-hydroxy-acid oxidase

EB118291

Mannitol dehydrogenase

CN851072

Calcineurin B-like protein

CN849429

Hypothetical protein

EB121320

Ribosomal protein

CN863631

Sugar transporter

CN886293

Isoflavone reductase

EB117418

(1–4)-β-mannan endohydrolase

EB135086

Carbonic anhydrase

CN864737

DNA polymerase III polC-type

EB126988

C2H2-type zinc finger protein

EB115757

Flavonol synthase

CN939170

Glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase

EB121772

Hypothetical protein

CN939718

Sad1/unc-84 protein

CN887217

Hypothetical protein

CN890306

Transaldolase protein

CN890755

CBL-interacting protein kinase

EB137446

Cytochrome P450

EB135512

F-box family protein

CN894690

NADH dehydrogenase

CN893578

C-4 methyl sterol oxidase

EB137890

S-adenosylmethionine synthetase

CN889902

Auxin/aluminum-responsive

CN895673

2-oxoisovalerate dehydrogenase

CN895410

Hypothetical protein

EB138408

Hypothetical protein

CN895502

Vacuolar sorting receptor

EB140312

Ribose-5-phosphate isomerase A

EB138209

Xyloglucan endotransglycosylase

EB142251

Pectinacetylesterase

EB138429

LEA family protein

CN941807

DEAD box RNA helicase

CN940062

Harpin induced protein (HIN1)

CN943134

Hypothetical protein

EB139752

Seed storage/lipid transfer protein

EB129495

Stress-responsive protein

EB139896

Auxin-responsive protein

CN943168

Tubulin

EB128540

Profilin

EB129522

MYB transcription factor

CN943110

Syntaxin

CN945056

Hypothetical protein

EE663937

Ethylene receptor (EIN4/ETR2)

CN883038

Hypothetical protein

EB140933

6-phosphogluconolactonase

EB150480

Haloacid dehalogenase hydrolase

EB141282

Lipoxygenase

EE663647

Hypothetical protein

CN901620

Hypothetical protein

EG631194

S-adenosyl-L-methionine:carboxyl methyltransferase protein

EB144781

Lipid transfer protein

CN876100

SCARECROW gene regulator

EB148006

Fimbrin protein (FIM1)

CN877052

Hypothetical protein

EG631181

Thaumatin protein

CN878203

Copine I protein

EG631195

Transferase family protein

CN902180

Amidase protein

EG631213

β-amylase

CN902277

Hypothetical protein

EB157538

Hypothetical protein

CN902592

Heavy-metal associated domain-containing protein

CN875931

tatD deoxyribonuclease family

CN911536

Hypothetical protein

EG631252

UDP-glucoronosyl/UDP-glucosyl transferase

EB154218

MADS-box protein

EE663809

Pyruvate kinase

CN914798

Hypothetical protein

CN912930

Pentatricopeptide repeat protein

CN914935

MATE efflux protein

CN913545

Hypothetical protein

CN914950

2OG-Fe(II) oxygenase family protein

CN909301

Hypothetical protein

CN917878

H(+)-transporting ATPase

CN917441

Dormancy/auxin associated

EE663837

Hypothetical protein

EB152801

Xyloglucan endotransglycosylase

CN916212

AAA-type ATPase family protein

CN915067

Sugar transporter family protein

CN916137

Phytase

CN915323

Hypothetical protein

EB153327

Isocitrate lyase

EE663891

Polygalacturonase

CN915191

Alcohol dehydrogenase

EG631317

Cytochrome P450

EG631278

Cytochrome P450


Apple genes for which expression changed in response to ethylene treatment of mature apple fruit from an ACC oxidase knockout plant [22] which also had significantly altered expression during fruit ripening in the fruit development array.

a Annotation of the apple genes, based on BLAST comparison of genes with public databases.

Janssen et al. BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-8-16

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