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Key KdSOC1 gene expression profiles during plantlet morphogenesis under hormone, photoperiod, and drought treatments

C. Liu, Zhu, C., Zeng, H. M., Liu, C., Zhu, C., and Zeng, H. M., Key KdSOC1 gene expression profiles during plantlet morphogenesis under hormone, photoperiod, and drought treatments, vol. 15, p. -, 2016.

Kalanchoe daigremontiana utilizes plantlet formation between its zigzag leaf margins as its method of asexual reproduction. In this study, K. daigremontiana SUPPRESSOR OF OVEREXPRESSION OF CONSTANS 1 (KdSOC1), a key intermediate in the transition from vegetative to asexual growth, was cloned. Furthermore, its expression profiles during plantlet formation under different environmental and hormone induction conditions were analyzed. The full-KdSOC1 cDNA sequence length was 1410 bp with 70% shared homology with Carya cathayensis SOC1.

Transgenic rice expressing a cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) plasma membrane gene MePMP3-2 exhibits enhanced tolerance to salt and drought stresses

Y. Yu, Cui, Y. C., Ren, C., Rocha, P. S. C. F., Peng, M., Xu, G. Y., Wang, M. L., Xia, X. J., Yu, Y., Cui, Y. C., Ren, C., Rocha, P. S. C. F., Peng, M., Xu, G. Y., Wang, M. L., and Xia, X. J., Transgenic rice expressing a cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) plasma membrane gene MePMP3-2 exhibits enhanced tolerance to salt and drought stresses, vol. 15, p. -, 2016.

Plasma membrane proteolipid 3 (PMP3) is a class of small hydrophobic proteins found in many organisms including higher plants. Some plant PMP3 genes have been shown to respond to abiotic stresses and to participate in the processes of plant stress tolerance. In this study, we isolated the cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) MePMP3-2 gene and functionally characterized its role in tolerance to abiotic stress by expressing it in rice (Oryza sativa L.).

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