Experts and Doctors on flowers in United States


Locale: United States
Topic: flowers

Top Publications

  1. Durbin M, Lundy K, Morrell P, Torres Martinez C, Clegg M. Genes that determine flower color: the role of regulatory changes in the evolution of phenotypic adaptations. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2003;29:507-18 pubmed
  2. Sung S, Amasino R. Vernalization in Arabidopsis thaliana is mediated by the PHD finger protein VIN3. Nature. 2004;427:159-64 pubmed
    ..Here we identify a gene with a function in the measurement of the duration of cold exposure and in the establishment of the vernalized state. We show that this silencing involves changes in the modification of histones in FLC chromatin. ..
  3. Sliwinski M, Bosch J, Yoon H, Balthazar M, Baum D. The role of two LEAFY paralogs from Idahoa scapigera (Brassicaceae) in the evolution of a derived plant architecture. Plant J. 2007;51:211-9 pubmed
    ..thaliana background: either by affecting internode elongation (IscLFY1) or by causing homeotic conversion of shoots into flowers (IscLFY2). ..
  4. Brodmann J, Twele R, Francke W, Hölzler G, Zhang Q, Ayasse M. Orchids mimic green-leaf volatiles to attract prey-hunting wasps for pollination. Curr Biol. 2008;18:740-744 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first example in which GLVs have been implicated in chemical mimicry for the attraction of pollinating insects. ..
  5. Delph L, Arntz A, Scotti Saintagne C, Scotti I. The genomic architecture of sexual dimorphism in the dioecious plant Silene latifolia. Evolution. 2010;64:2873-86 pubmed publisher
    ..They also suggest that trade-offs and trait integration are likely to affect males more than females...
  6. Ott J, Hartnett D. Bud production and dynamics of flowering and vegetative tillers in Andropogon gerardii (Poaceae): the role of developmental constraints. Am J Bot. 2011;98:1293-8 pubmed publisher
    ..A tradeoff between these reproductive modes would be expected for a plant with limited resource availability. However, the ontogeny of the tiller could affect its ability to allocate between these two modes of reproduction...
  7. Kim J, Dotson B, Rey C, Lindsey J, Bleecker A, Binder B, et al. New clothes for the jasmonic acid receptor COI1: delayed abscission, meristem arrest and apical dominance. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e60505 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study opens the door revealing new roles for JA and its interaction with other hormones during plant development. ..
  8. Held D, Potter D. Floral characteristics affect susceptibility of hybrid tea roses, Rosa x hybrida, to Japanese beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). J Econ Entomol. 2004;97:353-60 pubmed
    ..Growing cultivars of roses that have relatively dark and small-sized blooms may have some benefit in reducing Japanese beetles' attraction to roses. ..
  9. Muralla R, Chen E, Sweeney C, Gray J, Dickerman A, Nikolau B, et al. A bifunctional locus (BIO3-BIO1) required for biotin biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2008;146:60-73 pubmed
    ..This complex locus exhibits several unusual features that distinguish it from biotin operons in bacteria and from other genes known to encode bifunctional enzymes in plants. ..

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  1. Knight T, Barfield M, Holt R. Evolutionary dynamics as a component of stage-structured matrix models: an example using Trillium grandiflorum. Am Nat. 2008;172:375-92 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrates that, by combining demographic and selection analyses, one can gauge the potential relevance of evolution to population dynamics and persistence...
  2. Galen C, Kaczorowski R, Todd S, Geib J, Raguso R. Dosage-dependent impacts of a floral volatile compound on pollinators, larcenists, and the potential for floral evolution in the alpine skypilot Polemonium viscosum. Am Nat. 2011;177:258-72 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, repellency of 2PE is highly sensitive to dosage, giving it a key role in shaping ecological interactions between skypilot plants and their floral visitors. ..
  3. Suttangkakul A, Li F, Chung T, Vierstra R. The ATG1/ATG13 protein kinase complex is both a regulator and a target of autophagic recycling in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2011;23:3761-79 pubmed publisher
    ..Given its responsiveness to nutrient demands, the turnover of the ATG1/13 kinase likely provides a dynamic mechanism to tightly connect autophagy to a plant's nutritional status. ..
  4. Delph L, Herlihy C. Sexual, fecundity, and viability selection on flower size and number in a sexually dimorphic plant. Evolution. 2012;66:1154-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Together with previous results they suggest that the outcome of the different forms of selection will be environmentally dependent, and therefore help to explain variation among populations in sexually dimorphic traits. ..
  5. Burgos Rivera B, Dawe R. An Arabidopsis tissue-specific RNAi method for studying genes essential to mitosis. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e51388 pubmed publisher
  6. Rafferty N, Ives A. Pollinator effectiveness varies with experimental shifts in flowering time. Ecology. 2012;93:803-14 pubmed
  7. Picone J, Clery R, Watanabe N, MacTavish H, Turnbull C. Rhythmic emission of floral volatiles from Rosa damascena semperflorens cv. 'Quatre Saisons'. Planta. 2004;219:468-78 pubmed
    ..Regression analysis indicated a significant decrease in glycosylated 2-phenylethanol through the photoperiod. These results suggest that glycosylated volatiles stored within petals may be a source of rhythmically emitted volatiles. ..
  8. Delph L, Frey F, Steven J, Gehring J. Investigating the independent evolution of the size of floral organs via G-matrix estimation and artificial selection. Evol Dev. 2004;6:438-48 pubmed
    ..This species can therefore increase the number of flowers produced by decreasing investment in the calyx without simultaneously decreasing petal size and the attractiveness of each individual flower to pollinators. ..
  9. Gruel J, Landrein B, Tarr P, Schuster C, Refahi Y, Sampathkumar A, et al. An epidermis-driven mechanism positions and scales stem cell niches in plants. Sci Adv. 2016;2:e1500989 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that the deformation of the tissue transposes meristem geometry into an instructive scaling and positional input for the apical plant stem cell niche. ..
  10. Tian Q, Duncan C, Schwartz S. Atmospheric pressure chemical ionization mass spectrometry and in-source fragmentation of lutein esters. J Mass Spectrom. 2003;38:990-5 pubmed
    ..internal energy) of three lutein diesters were established by monitoring the relative ion abundance of molecular and fragment ions at different cone voltages during negative-ion APCI-LC/MS analysis. ..
  11. Sijacic P, Wang X, Skirpan A, Wang Y, Dowd P, McCubbin A, et al. Identification of the pollen determinant of S-RNase-mediated self-incompatibility. Nature. 2004;429:302-5 pubmed
    ..We conclude that PiSLF encodes the pollen self-incompatibility determinant. ..
  12. Levin D. Flowering-time plasticity facilitates niche shifts in adjacent populations. New Phytol. 2009;183:661-6 pubmed publisher
  13. Sandhu S, James V, Quesenberry K, Altpeter F. Risk assessment of transgenic apomictic tetraploid bahiagrass, cytogenetics, breeding behavior and performance of intra-specific hybrids. Theor Appl Genet. 2009;119:1383-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, tetraploid apomictic bahiagrass does not provide complete transgene containment, although intra-specific gene transfer is drastically reduced compared to sexually reproducing perennial grasses...
  14. Biederman L, Mortensen B, Fay P, Hagenah N, Knops J, La Pierre K, et al. Nutrient addition shifts plant community composition towards earlier flowering species in some prairie ecoregions in the U.S. Central Plains. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178440 pubmed publisher
    ..In these communities a disturbance other than nutrient addition may be required to disrupt phenological patterns. ..
  15. Streisfeld M, Rausher M. Population genetics, pleiotropy, and the preferential fixation of mutations during adaptive evolution. Evolution. 2011;65:629-42 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that preferential fixation of mutations likely is common in nature, but should be studied on a trait-by-trait basis. ..
  16. Bogamuwa S, Jang J. The Arabidopsis tandem CCCH zinc finger proteins AtTZF4, 5 and 6 are involved in light-, abscisic acid- and gibberellic acid-mediated regulation of seed germination. Plant Cell Environ. 2013;36:1507-19 pubmed publisher
    ..Specifically, AtTZF6 can be assembled into PBs and SGs in embryos with the induction of stress hormone methyl jasmonate under the control of native AtTZF6 promoter. ..
  17. Peremyslov V, Morgun E, Kurth E, Makarova K, Koonin E, Dolja V. Identification of myosin XI receptors in Arabidopsis defines a distinct class of transport vesicles. Plant Cell. 2013;25:3022-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, these findings indicate that MyoB are membrane-anchored myosin receptors that define a distinct, plant-specific transport vesicle compartment...
  18. Michaels S, Ditta G, Gustafson Brown C, Pelaz S, Yanofsky M, Amasino R. AGL24 acts as a promoter of flowering in Arabidopsis and is positively regulated by vernalization. Plant J. 2003;33:867-74 pubmed
    ..When overexpressed, SOC1 and AGL24 are able to upregulate each other's expression. Thus, AGL24 represents another component in a network of MADS-domain-containing transcription factors that regulate flowering time. ..
  19. Wang Y, Magnard J, McCormick S, Yang M. Progression through meiosis I and meiosis II in Arabidopsis anthers is regulated by an A-type cyclin predominately expressed in prophase I. Plant Physiol. 2004;136:4127-35 pubmed
    ..Either of these scenarios is a deviation from the typical mode of action of mitotic cyclins in mitosis and meiosis I, in which each nuclear division is coupled with a peak of expression of mitotic cyclins. ..
  20. Mlotshwa S, Yang Z, Kim Y, Chen X. Floral patterning defects induced by Arabidopsis APETALA2 and microRNA172 expression in Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Mol Biol. 2006;61:781-93 pubmed
    ..Our studies uncover the potential utility of the Arabidopsis AP2/miR172 system as a tool for manipulation of floral architecture and flowering time in non-model plants. ..
  21. Goyret J, Markwell P, Raguso R. Context- and scale-dependent effects of floral CO2 on nectar foraging by Manduca sexta. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:4565-70 pubmed publisher
  22. Dexter R, Verdonk J, Underwood B, Shibuya K, Schmelz E, Clark D. Tissue-specific PhBPBT expression is differentially regulated in response to endogenous ethylene. J Exp Bot. 2008;59:609-18 pubmed publisher
  23. Scoville A, Lee Y, Willis J, Kelly J. Contribution of chromosomal polymorphisms to the G-matrix of Mimulus guttatus. New Phytol. 2009;183:803-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Both QTLs contribute substantially to the genetic variation in pollen viability. The Drive QTL, and perhaps also the inversion, demonstrates the contribution of balancing selection to the maintenance of genetic variation in fitness...
  24. Tesso T, Tirfessa A, Mohammed H. Association between morphological traits and yield components in the durra sorghums of Ethiopia. Hereditas. 2011;148:98-109 pubmed publisher
    ..Selection that focuses on key yield components, larger leaf area, and on enhancing the grain filling rate by reducing excessive grain fill duration may contribute to yield improvement. ..
  25. Qu J, Kang S, Hah C, Jang J. Molecular and cellular characterization of GA-Stimulated Transcripts GASA4 and GASA6 in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Sci. 2016;246:1-10 pubmed publisher
    ..By using imaging and immunological analyses, we show that the N-terminal signal peptide is cleaved as predicted, and the cleavage is important for proper sub-cellular localization of GASA4 and GASA6. ..
  26. Roeder A, Tarr P, Tobin C, Zhang X, Chickarmane V, Cunha A, et al. Computational morphodynamics of plants: integrating development over space and time. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2011;12:265-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The strength of the field comes from the iterative and combined use of these techniques, which has provided important insights into plant development. ..
  27. Kang B, Busse J, Bednarek S. Members of the Arabidopsis dynamin-like gene family, ADL1, are essential for plant cytokinesis and polarized cell growth. Plant Cell. 2003;15:899-913 pubmed
    ..We propose that ADL1-mediated membrane recycling is essential for plasma membrane formation and maintenance in plants. ..
  28. Xing D, Zhao H, Li Q. Arabidopsis CLP1-SIMILAR PROTEIN3, an ortholog of human polyadenylation factor CLP1, functions in gametophyte, embryo, and postembryonic development. Plant Physiol. 2008;148:2059-69 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations indicate that Arabidopsis CLPS3 might be involved in the processing of pre-mRNAs encoded by a distinct subset of genes that are important in plant development. ..
  29. Bauer A, Clayton M, Brunet J. Floral traits influencing plant attractiveness to three bee species: Consequences for plant reproductive success. Am J Bot. 2017;104:772-781 pubmed publisher
    ..The impact of plant attractiveness on female reproductive success varied, together with pollinator effectiveness, by pollinator species. ..
  30. Bouchet S, Olatoye M, Marla S, Perumal R, Tesso T, Yu J, et al. Increased Power To Dissect Adaptive Traits in Global Sorghum Diversity Using a Nested Association Mapping Population. Genetics. 2017;206:573-585 pubmed publisher
    ..i> association mapping with a diverse panel. These findings validate the NAM resource for trait mapping in sorghum, and demonstrate the value of NAM for dissection of adaptive traits. ..
  31. Zhong R, Demura T, Ye Z. SND1, a NAC domain transcription factor, is a key regulator of secondary wall synthesis in fibers of Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2006;18:3158-70 pubmed
    ..Together, our results reveal that SND1 is a key transcriptional activator involved in secondary wall biosynthesis in fibers. ..
  32. Wollenberg A, Strasser B, Cerdán P, Amasino R. Acceleration of flowering during shade avoidance in Arabidopsis alters the balance between FLOWERING LOCUS C-mediated repression and photoperiodic induction of flowering. Plant Physiol. 2008;148:1681-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, our analysis of the contribution of PHYTOCHROME AND FLOWERING TIME1 (PFT1) to shade-mediated rapid flowering has led us to suggest a new model for the involvement of PFT1 in light signaling. ..
  33. Williams N, Kremen C. Resource distributions among habitats determine solitary bee offspring production in a mosaic landscape. Ecol Appl. 2007;17:910-21 pubmed
  34. Kim D, Sung S. Role of VIN3-LIKE 2 in facultative photoperiodic flowering response in Arabidopsis. Plant Signal Behav. 2010;5:1672-3 pubmed
    ..VIL2 acts together with POLYCOMB REPRESSIVE COMPLEX 2 (PRC2) to repress MAF5 in a photoperiod dependent manner. ..
  35. Ito T, Wellmer F, Yu H, Das P, Ito N, Alves Ferreira M, et al. The homeotic protein AGAMOUS controls microsporogenesis by regulation of SPOROCYTELESS. Nature. 2004;430:356-60 pubmed
  36. Baker C, Sieber P, Wellmer F, Meyerowitz E. The early extra petals1 mutant uncovers a role for microRNA miR164c in regulating petal number in Arabidopsis. Curr Biol. 2005;15:303-15 pubmed
  37. Bhave N, Veley K, Nadeau J, Lucas J, Bhave S, Sack F. TOO MANY MOUTHS promotes cell fate progression in stomatal development of Arabidopsis stems. Planta. 2009;229:357-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, the consistent presence of a small number of dedifferentiated meristemoids in mature wild-type stems suggests that precursor cell arrest is a normal feature of Arabidopsis stem development. ..
  38. Kim D, Doyle M, Sung S, Amasino R. Vernalization: winter and the timing of flowering in plants. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2009;25:277-99 pubmed publisher
    ..We also discuss the similarities and differences in vernalization between Arabidopsis and cereals. ..
  39. Nag A, King S, Jack T. miR319a targeting of TCP4 is critical for petal growth and development in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:22534-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Surprisingly, when AP3:TCP4 is present in a miR319a(129) background, petal and stamen development is severely disrupted, suggesting that proper regulation by miR319a of TCP4 is critical in these floral organs. ..
  40. Sugimoto K, Jiao Y, Meyerowitz E. Arabidopsis regeneration from multiple tissues occurs via a root development pathway. Dev Cell. 2010;18:463-71 pubmed publisher
    ..It thus appears that the ectopic activation of a lateral root development program is a common mechanism in callus formation from multiple organs...
  41. Schreiber H, Swink A, Godsey T. The chemical mechanism for Al3+ complexing with delphinidin: a model for the bluing of hydrangea sepals. J Inorg Biochem. 2010;104:732-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The role of Al(3+) in bluing is not just to form a primary complex with delphinidin, but also to create a template for the stacking of delphinidin (or possibily co-pigments)...
  42. Feng W, Jacob Y, Veley K, Ding L, Yu X, Choe G, et al. Hypomorphic alleles reveal FCA-independent roles for FY in the regulation of FLOWERING LOCUS C. Plant Physiol. 2011;155:1425-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results indicate novel and FCA-independent roles for FY in the regulation of FLC. ..
  43. Preston J, Martinez C, Hileman L. Gradual disintegration of the floral symmetry gene network is implicated in the evolution of a wind-pollination syndrome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:2343-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This model underscores the potential importance of gene loss in the evolution of ecologically important traits. ..
  44. McCormick S. Control of male gametophyte development. Plant Cell. 2004;16 Suppl:S142-53 pubmed
  45. Ruhlmann J, Kram B, Carter C. CELL WALL INVERTASE 4 is required for nectar production in Arabidopsis. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:395-404 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, CWINV4 is probably responsible for the hexose-rich composition observed for many Brassicaceae nectars...
  46. Riffell J, Alarcón R. Multimodal floral signals and moth foraging decisions. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e72809 pubmed publisher
  47. Kim W, Hicks K, Somers D. Independent roles for EARLY FLOWERING 3 and ZEITLUPE in the control of circadian timing, hypocotyl length, and flowering time. Plant Physiol. 2005;139:1557-69 pubmed
    ..These results show that elf3-1 can derepress late flowering through a CO-independent mechanism. ELF3 may act at more than one juncture, possibly posttranscriptionally. ..
  48. Larson Rabin Z, Li Z, Masson P, Day C. FZR2/CCS52A1 expression is a determinant of endoreduplication and cell expansion in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2009;149:874-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data, which suggest that reduced cell size can be compensated by increased cell proliferation to allow normal leaf morphology, are discussed with respect to the so-called compensation mechanism of plant development. ..
  49. Brunet J, Sweet H. Impact of insect pollinator group and floral display size on outcrossing rate. Evolution. 2006;60:234-46 pubmed
    ..Given that geitonogamous selfing is never advantageous, the variation in outcrossing rate and maintenance of mixed mating systems in populations of A. coerulea may not require an adaptive explanation...
  50. Condon M, Scheffer S, Lewis M, Swensen S. Hidden neotropical diversity: greater than the sum of its parts. Science. 2008;320:928-31 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest that neotropical herbivorous insect diversity is not simply a function of plant taxonomic and architectural diversity, but also reflects the geographic distribution of hosts and the age and area of the neotropics. ..
  51. Chanderbali A, Yoo M, Zahn L, Brockington S, Wall P, Gitzendanner M, et al. Conservation and canalization of gene expression during angiosperm diversification accompany the origin and evolution of the flower. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:22570-5 pubmed publisher
    ..However, male gymnosperm cones share genetic features with both perianth (sterile attractive and protective) organs and stamens, supporting the evolutionary origin of the floral perianth from the male genetic program of seed plants...
  52. Chatterjee M, Bermudez Lozano C, Clancy M, Davis T, Folta K. A strawberry KNOX gene regulates leaf, flower and meristem architecture. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e24752 pubmed publisher
    ..Overexpression of FaKNOX1 caused dwarfed stature with wrinkled leaves. These gain- and loss-of-function assays in strawberry functionally demonstrate the contributions of a KNOX domain protein in a rosaceous species. ..
  53. Ding L, Kim S, Michaels S. FLOWERING LOCUS C EXPRESSOR family proteins regulate FLOWERING LOCUS C expression in both winter-annual and rapid-cycling Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2013;163:243-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, components of the FRI-C play a role in the regulation of FLC expression in both FRI-containing winter annuals, as well as fri-null rapid-cycling strains. ..
  54. Karpova O, Kuzmin E, Elthon T, Newton K. Differential expression of alternative oxidase genes in maize mitochondrial mutants. Plant Cell. 2002;14:3271-84 pubmed
    ..Significant expression of aox1 is detected only in NCS and CMS tassels. The induction pattern of maize aox genes could serve as a selective marker for diverse mitochondrial defects. ..
  55. Schmitz R, Hong L, Michaels S, Amasino R. FRIGIDA-ESSENTIAL 1 interacts genetically with FRIGIDA and FRIGIDA-LIKE 1 to promote the winter-annual habit of Arabidopsis thaliana. Development. 2005;132:5471-8 pubmed
  56. Morris E, Chevalier D, Walker J. DAWDLE, a forkhead-associated domain gene, regulates multiple aspects of plant development. Plant Physiol. 2006;141:932-41 pubmed
    ..DDL is expressed in the root and shoot meristems and the reduced size of the root apical meristem in ddl plants suggests a role early in organ development. ..
  57. Ramirez Rodrigues M, Plaza M, Azeredo A, Balaban M, Marshall M. Physicochemical and phytochemical properties of cold and hot water extraction from?Hibiscus sabdariffa. J Food Sci. 2011;76:C428-35 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the research shows how these changes could lead to alternative nonthermal processes for hibiscus. ..
  58. Bradshaw H, Schemske D. Allele substitution at a flower colour locus produces a pollinator shift in monkeyflowers. Nature. 2003;426:176-8 pubmed
    ..cardinalis yup allele had yellow-orange flowers and received 68-fold more hummingbird visits than the wild type. These results indicate that an adaptive shift in pollinator preference may be initiated by a single major mutation...
  59. Bush S, Krysan P. Mutational evidence that the Arabidopsis MAP kinase MPK6 is involved in anther, inflorescence, and embryo development. J Exp Bot. 2007;58:2181-91 pubmed
    ..Taken together, the present results indicate that MPK6 is involved in the regulation of multiple aspects of plant development. ..
  60. Jiao Y, Riechmann J, Meyerowitz E. Transcriptome-wide analysis of uncapped mRNAs in Arabidopsis reveals regulation of mRNA degradation. Plant Cell. 2008;20:2571-85 pubmed publisher
    ..These transcriptome-wide profiles of uncapped mRNAs will aid in illuminating new regulatory mechanisms of eukaryotic transcriptional networks. ..
  61. Bhushan B. Bioinspired structured surfaces. Langmuir. 2012;28:1698-714 pubmed publisher
    ..This feature article provides an overview of four topics: Lotus effect, rose petal effect, gecko feet, and shark skin. ..
  62. Yun J, Tamada Y, Kang Y, Amasino R. Arabidopsis trithorax-related3/SET domain GROUP2 is required for the winter-annual habit of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 2012;53:834-46 pubmed publisher
  63. Park S, Zheng Z, Oppenheimer D, Hauser B. The PRETTY FEW SEEDS2 gene encodes an Arabidopsis homeodomain protein that regulates ovule development. Development. 2005;132:841-9 pubmed
    ..PFS2 activity altered AGAMOUS expression, which accounts for some of the gain- and loss-of-function phenotypes. Based on analyses presented here, PFS2 affects either ovule patterning or differentiation. ..
  64. Fernando D, Zhang S. Constitutive expression of the SAP1 gene from willow (Salix discolor) causes early flowering in Arabidopsis thaliana. Dev Genes Evol. 2006;216:19-28 pubmed
    ..This study provides the first functional analysis of an APETALA1 (AP1)/SQUAMOSA (SQUA) homolog from a dioecious species and suggests that SAP1 is a homolog of the AP1/SQUA gene...
  65. Zhao L, Kim Y, Dinh T, Chen X. miR172 regulates stem cell fate and defines the inner boundary of APETALA3 and PISTILLATA expression domain in Arabidopsis floral meristems. Plant J. 2007;51:840-9 pubmed
    ..Given the antiquity of miR172 in land plants, our findings have implications for the recruitment of a microRNA in the building of a flower in evolution. ..
  66. Ji L, Liu X, Yan J, Wang W, Yumul R, Kim Y, et al. ARGONAUTE10 and ARGONAUTE1 regulate the termination of floral stem cells through two microRNAs in Arabidopsis. PLoS Genet. 2011;7:e1001358 pubmed publisher
  67. Mojica J, Lee Y, Willis J, Kelly J. Spatially and temporally varying selection on intrapopulation quantitative trait loci for a life history trade-off in Mimulus guttatus. Mol Ecol. 2012;21:3718-28 pubmed publisher
    ..The magnitude and direction of selection fluctuates yearly and on a spatial scale of metres. This study provides direct evidence of balancing selection mechanisms on QTL of an ecologically relevant trait...
  68. Frey F. Opposing natural selection from herbivores and pathogens may maintain floral-color variation in Claytonia virginica (Portulacaceae). Evolution. 2004;58:2426-37 pubmed
    ..Taken together, these data suggest a novel mechanism by which floral-color variation may be maintained, and illustrate the importance of an inclusive, pluralistic view of selection when investigating the evolution of complex phenotypes...
  69. Bhushan B, Her E. Fabrication of superhydrophobic surfaces with high and low adhesion inspired from rose petal. Langmuir. 2010;26:8207-17 pubmed publisher
    ..It is shown that the pitch values of microstructures and density of nanostructures play an important role in real rose petals and artificial surfaces to control their adhesion properties. ..
  70. Yu X, Michaels S. The Arabidopsis Paf1c complex component CDC73 participates in the modification of FLOWERING LOCUS C chromatin. Plant Physiol. 2010;153:1074-84 pubmed publisher
    ..g. h3k27me3). ..
  71. Pattanaik S, Xie C, Yuan L. The interaction domains of the plant Myc-like bHLH transcription factors can regulate the transactivation strength. Planta. 2008;227:707-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study reveals the potential cooperation between functional domains of the bHLH TFs...
  72. Xiao J, Jin R, Yu X, Shen M, Wagner J, Pai A, et al. Cis and trans determinants of epigenetic silencing by Polycomb repressive complex 2 in Arabidopsis. Nat Genet. 2017;49:1546-1552 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus PRC2 recruitment in Arabidopsis relies in large part on binding of trans-acting factors to cis-localized DNA sequence motifs. ..
  73. Buzgo M, Soltis D, Soltis P, Ma H. Towards a comprehensive integration of morphological and genetic studies of floral development. Trends Plant Sci. 2004;9:164-73 pubmed
    ..Taxa occupying key phylogenetic positions offer great potential for generating hypotheses about the regulation of floral development...
  74. Michaels S, Himelblau E, Kim S, Schomburg F, Amasino R. Integration of flowering signals in winter-annual Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2005;137:149-56 pubmed
    ..Thus, the integration of flowering signals from the photoperiod and vernalization pathways occurs, at least in part, through the regulation of FT, TSF, and SOC1. ..
  75. Gettys L, Wofford D. Inheritance of flower color in pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata L.). J Hered. 2007;98:629-32 pubmed
    ..We propose that this locus be named white flower with alleles W and w...
  76. Verdonk J, Shibuya K, Loucas H, Colquhoun T, Underwood B, Clark D. Flower-specific expression of the Agrobacterium tumefaciens isopentenyltransferase gene results in radial expansion of floral organs in Petunia hybrida. Plant Biotechnol J. 2008;6:694-701 pubmed publisher
    ..This strategy has the potential for use in the production of ornamental crops with large flowers and crop species with larger fruit...
  77. Colquhoun T, Verdonk J, Schimmel B, Tieman D, Underwood B, Clark D. Petunia floral volatile benzenoid/phenylpropanoid genes are regulated in a similar manner. Phytochemistry. 2010;71:158-67 pubmed publisher
    ..One such feature is the highly regulated transcript accumulation of the FVBP genes. Additionally, ethylene may have a regulatory role in the FVBP system prior to a floral senescence program...
  78. Heo J, Sung S. Encoding memory of winter by noncoding RNAs. Epigenetics. 2011;6:544-7 pubmed
    ..Recent recognition of long noncoding RNAs (ncRNAs) in vernalization response indicates that long ncRNAs are evolutionarily conserved components for PRC2-mediated repression in eukaryotes. ..
  79. Otienoburu P, Ebrahimi B, Phelan P, Foster W. Analysis and optimization of a synthetic milkweed floral attractant for mosquitoes. J Chem Ecol. 2012;38:873-81 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest the potential use of synthetic floral-odor blends for monitoring or control of both male and female disease-vectoring mosquitoes. ..
  80. Christians M, Gingerich D, Hua Z, Lauer T, Vierstra R. The light-response BTB1 and BTB2 proteins assemble nuclear ubiquitin ligases that modify phytochrome B and D signaling in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2012;160:118-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these data show that the BTB ubiquitin ligases assembled with LRB1/2 function redundantly as negative regulators of photomorphogenesis, possibly by influencing the turnover of phyB/D. ..
  81. Zhang W, Zhang T, Wu Y, Jiang J. Genome-wide identification of regulatory DNA elements and protein-binding footprints using signatures of open chromatin in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2012;24:2719-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, genome-wide DH site mapping will be an important tool for systematic identification of all cis-regulatory DNA elements in plants. ..
  82. Gettys L, Wofford D. Genetic control of floral morph in tristylous Pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata L.). J Hered. 2008;99:558-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of this experiment demonstrate that the inheritance of tristyly in pickerelweed is the same as previously reported for several tristylous species in the Lythraceae and Oxalidaceae...
  83. Yu L, Patibanda V, Smith H. A novel role of BELL1-like homeobox genes, PENNYWISE and POUND-FOOLISH, in floral patterning. Planta. 2009;229:693-707 pubmed publisher
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