Karmakar S, Molla K, Chanda P, Sarkar S, Datta S, Datta K. Green tissue-specific co-expression of chitinase and oxalate oxidase 4 genes in rice for enhanced resistance against sheath blight. Planta. 2016;243:115-30 pubmed publisher
..This is the first report of overexpression of two different PR genes driven by two green tissue-specific promoters providing enhanced sheath blight resistance in transgenic rice. ..
Gayen D, Paul S, Sarkar S, Datta S, Datta K. Comparative nutritional compositions and proteomics analysis of transgenic Xa21 rice seeds compared to conventional rice. Food Chem. 2016;203:301-307 pubmed publisher
..No new toxins or allergens were detected in the transgenic seeds. ..
Paul S, Gayen D, Datta S, Datta K. Analysis of high iron rice lines reveals new miRNAs that target iron transporters in roots. J Exp Bot. 2016;67:5811-5824 pubmed
..24 and 55.39 in transgenic plants, which demonstrates the elevated amount of iron transport in transgenic plants. In addition, up-regulation of OsYSL15, OsFRO2, and OsIRT1 in roots also facilitates iron loading in transgenic seeds. ..
Molla K, Karmakar S, Chanda P, Sarkar S, Datta S, Datta K. Tissue-specific expression of Arabidopsis NPR1 gene in rice for sheath blight resistance without compromising phenotypic cost. Plant Sci. 2016;250:105-114 pubmed publisher
..The present work in rice can be extended to other crop plants severely damaged by the pathogen. ..
Karmakar S, Molla K, Das K, Sarkar S, Datta S, Datta K. Dual gene expression cassette is superior than single gene cassette for enhancing sheath blight tolerance in transgenic rice. Sci Rep. 2017;7:7900 pubmed publisher