Works Published in 2017

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2017 journal article

Agricultural production: assessment of the potential use of Cas9-mediated gene drive systems for agricultural pest control

Journal of Responsible Innovation, 5(sup1), S98–S120.

By: M. Scott n, F. Gould n, M. Lorenzen n, N. Grubbs n, O. Edwards* & D. O’Brochta*

TL;DR: To highlight how gene drives could be useful for control of agricultural insect pests, species that are pests of animals, plants, and animals are selected. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 30, 2024

2017 report

Translation regulation of uORFs-containing genes in Arabidopsis

By: C. Merchante, J. Yun, V. Valpuesta-Fernandez, A. Stepanova & J. Alonso

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 14, 2021

2017 journal article

The potential for the use of gene drives for pest control in New Zealand: a perspective

Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 48(4), 225–244.

author keywords: Bioheritage; bioprotection; CRISPR; gene drives; pest control; social licence
TL;DR: The current state of gene drive technologies is described and a series of examples are presented to examine the potential benefits and problems arising from gene drive approaches for pest control in New Zealand. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: November 22, 2020

2017 journal article

Regulation of Drosophila Lifespan by bellwether Promoter Alleles

Scientific Reports, 7(1).

By: J. Garcia n, M. Carbone n, T. Mackay n & R. Anholt n

MeSH headings : Alleles; Animals; Drosophila / physiology; Female; Gene Expression Regulation; Gene Knockdown Techniques; Longevity / genetics; Male; Mitochondrial Proton-Translocating ATPases / chemistry; Mitochondrial Proton-Translocating ATPases / genetics; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Promoter Regions, Genetic; Protein Subunits / genetics; RNA Interference
TL;DR: Results show that naturally occurring regulatory variants of blw affect lifespan in a sex-specific manner. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: February 24, 2020

2017 journal article

Foundational and Translational Research Opportunities to Improve Plant Health

Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 30(7), 515–516.

MeSH headings : Agriculture / methods; Biotechnology / methods; Climate Change; Crops, Agricultural / growth & development; Crops, Agricultural / microbiology; Crops, Agricultural / parasitology; Food Supply; Humans; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plant Diseases / parasitology; Translational Research, Biomedical / methods
TL;DR: The white paper reports the deliberations of a workshop focused on biotic challenges to plant health held in Washington, D.C. in September 2016, and concludes that data-driven, informed decisions based on knowledge of the variation ofBiotic challenges and of natural and synthetic variation in crop plants will enable deployment of durable interventions throughout the world. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 13, 2020

2017 journal article

Genetics of Hereditary Ataxia in Scottish Terriers

Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 31(4), 1132–1139.

By: G. Urkasemsin n, D. Nielsen n, A. Singleton*, S. Arepalli*, D. Hernandez*, C. Agler n, N. Olby n

author keywords: Canine; Cerebellar abiotrophy; Cerebellar ataxia; Neurodegeneration
MeSH headings : Animals; Brain / diagnostic imaging; Dog Diseases / diagnostic imaging; Dog Diseases / genetics; Dogs; Female; Genetic Linkage / genetics; Genome-Wide Association Study / veterinary; Homozygote; Magnetic Resonance Imaging / veterinary; Male; Neuroimaging / veterinary; Pedigree; Spinocerebellar Degenerations / diagnostic imaging; Spinocerebellar Degenerations / genetics; Spinocerebellar Degenerations / veterinary
TL;DR: This finding suggests that further genetic investigation of the potential region of interest on CFA X should be considered in order to identify the causal mutation as well as develop a genetic test to eliminate the disease from this breed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 7, 2020

2017 chapter

The triple response assay and its use to characterize ethylene mutants in arabidopsis

In Methods in Molecular Biology (Vol. 1573, pp. 163–209).

Contributors: C. Merchante* & A. Stepanova n

author keywords: Phytohormone; Ethylene; ACC; Triple response; Arabidopsis; Seedlings; Germination; Hypocotyl; Root; Apical hook; Mutants
MeSH headings : Arabidopsis / genetics; Arabidopsis / metabolism; Arabidopsis Proteins / genetics; Arabidopsis Proteins / metabolism; Biological Assay / methods; Ethylenes / metabolism; Ethylenes / pharmacology; Gene Expression Regulation, Plant / drug effects; Germination / drug effects; Germination / genetics; Mutation; Phenotype; Plant Growth Regulators / metabolism; Plant Growth Regulators / pharmacology; Seedlings / drug effects; Seedlings / genetics; Seedlings / metabolism
TL;DR: A simple protocol for assaying the triple response in Arabidopsis is described, which can also be employed in many other dicot species, with minor modifications to account for species-specific differences in germination. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 19, 2019

2017 journal article

Editorial: Relevance of translational regulation on plant growth and environmental responses

Frontiers in Plant Science, 8.

author keywords: mRNA translation; translation factors; post-transcriptional regulation; translatome; organellar gene expression
TL;DR: The paper’s aim was to demonstrate the importance of translational regulation on plant growth and environmental Responses and the role that language plays in the development of knowledge and policy. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 19, 2019

2017 journal article

The triple response assay and its use to characterize ethylene mutants in Arabidopsis

Ethylene Signaling: Methods and Protocols, 1573, 163–209.

By: C. Merchante & A. Stepanova

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Redundant CArG Box Cis-motif Activity Mediates SHATTERPROOF2 Transcriptional Regulation during Arabidopsis thaliana Gynoecium Development

FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE, 8.

By: B. Sehra n & R. Franks n

Contributors: B. Sehra n & R. Franks n

author keywords: SHATTERPROOF genes; FRUITFULL; seedpod dehiscence; valve margin; fruit patterning; transcriptional regulation
TL;DR: Two separable, independent cis-regulatory modules are identified, a 1kb promoter region and a 700bp enhancer region, that are capable of giving VM and DZ expression and may contribute to the robustness of SHP2 expression in this tissue. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Lactobacillus acidophilus Metabolizes Dietary Plant Glucosides and Externalizes Their Bioactive Phytochemicals

MBIO, 8(6).

author keywords: Lactobacillus; beta-glucoside; bioavailability; gut microbiota; phytochemical; polydatin; polyphenols; resveratrol; xenobiotic metabolism
MeSH headings : Biological Availability; Dietary Carbohydrates / metabolism; Gastrointestinal Microbiome / physiology; Glucosides / metabolism; Glucosides / pharmacology; Humans; Hydrolysis; Lactobacillus acidophilus / drug effects; Lactobacillus acidophilus / genetics; Lactobacillus acidophilus / growth & development; Lactobacillus acidophilus / metabolism; Phytochemicals / metabolism; Polyphenols / metabolism; Resveratrol; Stilbenes / metabolism
TL;DR: This work demonstrates the growth of Lactobacillus acidophilus on mono- and diglucosyl dietary plant glycosides (PGs) possessing small aromatic aglycones and highlights an important role of lactobacilli in the bioconversion of dietary PG and presents a framework from which to derive molecular insights into their metabolism by members of the human gut microbiota. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Genomic Analysis of the DNA Replication Timing Program during Mitotic S Phase in Maize (Zea mays) Root Tips

PLANT CELL, 29(9), 2126–2149.

By: E. Wear n, J. Song, G. Zynda, C. LeBlanc*, T. Lee n, L. Mickelson-Young n, L. Concia n, P. Mulvaney n ...

MeSH headings : Base Sequence; Chromosomes, Plant / genetics; DNA Replication Timing / genetics; DNA Transposable Elements / genetics; Genes, Plant; Genomics; Meristem / cytology; Meristem / genetics; Mitosis / genetics; Models, Genetic; S Phase / genetics; Tandem Repeat Sequences / genetics; Time Factors; Transcription, Genetic; Zea mays / cytology; Zea mays / genetics
TL;DR: A novel adaptation of the “Repli-seq” assay for use in intact root tips of maize (Zea mays) that includes several different cell lineages and present whole-genome replication timing profiles from cells in early, mid, and late S phase of the mitotic cell cycle is reported. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Review of research advances in the screwworm eradication program over the past 25 years

Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata, 164(3), 226–236.

By: M. Scott n, C. Concha*, J. Welch*, P. Phillips* & S. Skoda*

author keywords: New World screwworm; Cochliomyia hominivorax; Diptera; Calliphoridae; Chrysomyinae; sterile insect technique; SIT; insect mass rearing; obligate myiasis; insect genetics; male-only strains; insect surveillance
TL;DR: The ability to release only sterile males, which has been a goal of the program for over 60 years, has recently been accomplished through the development of transgenic sexing strains that are comparable to the wild‐type strain for several biological parameters that are important for mass production and performance in the field. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Linkage map construction and QTL analysis for internal heat necrosis in autotetraploid potato

THEORETICAL AND APPLIED GENETICS, 130(10), 2045–2056.

By: M. Schumann n, Z. Zeng n, M. Clough n & G. Yencho n

MeSH headings : Chromosome Mapping; Genetic Linkage; Hot Temperature / adverse effects; Necrosis / genetics; Plant Tubers; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Quantitative Trait Loci; Solanum tuberosum / genetics; Tetraploidy
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Disparate gain and loss of parasitic abilities among nematode lineages

PLOS ONE, 12(9).

By: M. Holterman*, A. Karegar*, P. Mooijman*, H. Megen*, S. Elsen*, M. Vervoort*, C. Quist*, G. Karssen ...

MeSH headings : Animals; Evolution, Molecular; Host-Parasite Interactions; Nematoda / classification; Nematoda / physiology; Nematoda / virology; Phylogeny; Plants / microbiology; Plants / parasitology
TL;DR: This first molecular characterisation of numerous basal and supposedly harmless plant parasites as well as their non-parasitic relatives was able to generate a comprehensive molecular framework that allows for the reconstruction of trophic diversification for a complete phylum. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

A reference genome for Nicotiana tabacum enables map-based cloning of homeologous loci implicated in nitrogen utilization efficiency

BMC GENOMICS, 18.

By: K. Edwards*, N. Fernandez-Pozo*, K. Drake-Stowe n, M. Humphry*, A. Evans*, A. Bombarely*, F. Allen*, R. Hurst* ...

author keywords: Sequencing; Nicotiana; Nicotiana tabacum; tobacco; Solanaceae; Nitrogen use efficiency; Nitrogen utilization efficiency; EGY1; Map-based cloning; Polyploidy
MeSH headings : Cloning, Molecular; Evolution, Molecular; Genetic Loci / genetics; Genome, Plant / genetics; Genomics / standards; Nitrogen / metabolism; Reference Standards; Tobacco / genetics; Tobacco / metabolism
TL;DR: An improved tobacco genome assembly is reported, which, aided by the application of optical mapping, achieves an N50 size and enables anchoring of 64% of the genome to pseudomolecules; a significant increase from the previous value of 19%. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Alterations of CorTFL1 and CorAP1 expression correlate with major evolutionary shifts of inflorescence architecture in Cornus (Cornaceae) - a proposed model for variation of closed inflorescence forms

NEW PHYTOLOGIST, 216(2), 519–535.

By: Q. Ma n, X. Liu n, R. Franks n & Q. Xiang n

Contributors: Q. Ma n, X. Liu n, R. Franks n & Q. Xiang n

author keywords: CorAP1; Cornus; CorTFL1; evolutionary development; gene expression; inflorescence; in situ hybridization; quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR)
MeSH headings : Biological Evolution; Cornaceae / anatomy & histology; Cornaceae / genetics; Cornaceae / growth & development; Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental; Gene Expression Regulation, Plant; In Situ Hybridization; Inflorescence / anatomy & histology; Inflorescence / genetics; Models, Biological; Models, Genetic; Phylogeny; Plant Proteins / genetics; Plant Proteins / metabolism; Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction; Species Specificity
TL;DR: The study found a clear correlation between the expression patterns of CorTFL1 and CorAP1 and the inflorescence architecture in a natural system displaying closed inflorescences and proposes that a TFL1-like and AP1- like gene-based model may explain variation of closed inflorescenceences in Cornus and other lineages. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

A VIGS screen identifies immunity in the Arabidopsis Pla-1 accession to viruses in two different genera of the Geminiviridae

PLANT JOURNAL, 92(5), 796–807.

By: M. Reyes n, M. Flores-Vergara n, O. Guerra-Peraza n, C. Rajabu*, J. Desai n, Y. Hiromoto-Ruiz n, J. Ndunguru*, L. Hanley-Bowdoin n ...

author keywords: Arabidopsis; BCTV; CaLCuV; geminivirus; gip-1; immunity; Pla-1; VIGS
MeSH headings : Arabidopsis / virology; Geminiviridae / immunology; Gene Silencing; Plant Diseases / immunology; Plant Diseases / virology; Plant Immunity; Quantitative Trait Loci / genetics
TL;DR: The recessive nature of resistance to CaLCuV and the lack of obvious candidate genes near the gip‐1 locus suggest that a novel resistance gene(s) confers immunity. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Repliscan: a tool for classifying replication timing regions

BMC BIOINFORMATICS, 18, 1–14.

By: G. Zynda, J. Song, L. Concia n, E. Wear n, L. Hanley-Bowdoin n, W. Thompson n, M. Vaughn

author keywords: DNA replication; Repli-seq; Classification
MeSH headings : DNA Replication Timing; Genome; Genome Size; High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing / methods; Sequence Analysis, DNA / methods; Software
TL;DR: To accurately detect and classify regions of replication across the genome, Repliscan is presented, which robustly normalizes, automatically removes outlying and uninformative data points, and classifies Repli-seq signals into discrete combinations of replication signatures. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Genetic Architecture of Natural Variation Underlying Adult Foraging Behavior That Is Essential for Survival of Drosophila melanogaster

GENOME BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 9(5), 1357–1369.

By: Y. Lee*, Q. Yang*, W. Chi*, S. Turkson*, W. Du*, C. Kemkemer*, Z. Zeng n, M. Long*, X. Zhuang*

author keywords: genome-wide association study; foraging behavior; Drosophila melanogaster; inbreeding depression
TL;DR: It is found that adult foraging behavior has a strong genetic component and, unlike larval foragingbehavior, depends on multiple loci and shed light on the initial stage underlying the evolution of the behavior. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

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