Volume 6 (2006) - November 2006
Karen E Reid, Niclas Olsson, James Schlosser, Fred Peng, Steven T Lund BMC Plant Biology 2006, 6:27 (14 November 2006)
More accurate quantification of relative transcript abundance in grape berries when using real-time RT-PCR is now possible using an optimized RNA isolation procedure and a combination of stable reference genes.
Gracia Zabala, Jijun Zou, Jigyasa Tuteja, Delkin O Gonzalez, Steven J Clough, Lila O Vodkin BMC Plant Biology 2006, 6:26 (3 November 2006)
Infection of soybean by Pseudomonas results in increased phytoalexin gene expression and downregulation of genes required for anthocyanin and proanthocyanin synthesis, suggesting the resistance response is prioritized during infection.