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ABA Regulates Subcellular Redistribution of OsABI-LIKE2, a Negative Regulator in ABA Signaling, to Control Root Architecture and Drought Resistance in <i>Oryza sativa</i>

Chengxiang Li, Hongyun Shen, Tao Wang and Xuelu Wang.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 8295 words.

The phytohormone ABA is a key stress signal in plants. Although the identification of ABA receptors led to significant progress in understanding the Arabidopsis ABA signaling pathway, there...

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Abscisic Acid Participates in the Control of Cell Cycle Initiation Through Heme Homeostasis in the Unicellular Red Alga <i>Cyanidioschyzon merolae</i>

Yuki Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Ando, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 5053 words.

ABA is a phytohormone that is synthesized in response to abiotic stresses and other environmental changes, inducing various physiological responses. While ABA has been found in unicellular...

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Adaptation to the Local Environment by Modifications of the Photoperiod Response in Crops

Norihito Nakamichi.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

April 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 7373 words.

Flowering plants produce a meristem at the shoot tip where specialized tissue generates shoot apical meristems at the appropriate time to differentiate into reproductive structures,...

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Adiponectin suppression of late inflammatory mediator, HMGB1-induced cytokine expression in RAW264 macrophage cells

Mohamed Elfeky, Takeshi Yoneshiro, Yuko Okamatsu-Ogura and Kazuhiro Kimura.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

February 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5939 words.

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High-mobility group protein B1 (HMGB1) is a late inflammatory mediator released from inflammatory cells when stimulated, resulting in exaggerating...

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An Aluminum-Inducible IREG Gene is Required for Internal Detoxification of Aluminum in Buckwheat

Kengo Yokosho, Naoki Yamaji, Namiki Mitani-Ueno, Ren Fang Shen and Jian Feng Ma.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

June 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 6135 words.

Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench) is able to detoxify aluminum (Al) both externally and internally, but the molecular mechanisms underlying its high Al tolerance are not understood....

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Amino acid sequence analysis and characterization of a ribonuclease from starfish <i>Asterias amurensis</i>

Naomi Motoyoshi, Hiroko Kobayashi, Tadashi Itagaki and Norio Inokuchi.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

September 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5114 words.

The aim of this study was to phylogenetically characterize the location of the RNase T2 enzyme in the starfish (Asterias amurensis). We isolated an RNase T2 ribonuclease (RNase Aa) from the...

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5-Aminoimidazole-4-carboxyamide-1-β-D-ribofranoside stimulates the rat <i>enhancer of split- and hairy-related protein-2</i> gene via atypical protein kinase C lambda

Yoshiko Komatsu, Yuki Yanagisawa, Maya Moriizumi, Yuuki Tsuchiya, Honami Yokouchi, Hatsumi Otsuka, Mizuki Aoyagi, Akiko Tsukada, Yukiko Kanai, Ayumi Haneishi, Katsuhiro Takagi, Kosuke Asano, Moe Ono, Takashi Tanaka, Koji Tomita and Kazuya Yamada.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

April 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4678 words.

The 5′-AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) functions as a cellular energy sensor. 5-Aminoimidazole-4-carboxyamide-1-β-D-ribofranoside (AICAR) is a chemical activator of AMPK. In the liver,...

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Analysis of novel Sir3 binding regions in <i>Saccharomyces cerevisiae</i>

Risa Mitsumori, Tomoe Ohashi, Kazuto Kugou, Ayako Ichino, Kei Taniguchi, Kunihiro Ohta, Hiroyuki Uchida and Masaya Oki.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

July 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 3629 words.

In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the HMR, HML, telomere and rDNA regions are silenced. Silencing at the rDNA region requires Sir2, and silencing at the HMR, HML and telomere regions requires...

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Antioxidants as stabilizers for His<sub>6</sub>-OPH: is this an unusual or regular role for them with enzymes?

Elena N Efremenko, Ilya V Lyagin, Le H Cuong and Le M Huong.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

November 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4542 words.

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The effect of 14 different antioxidants on the activity of a hexahistidine-tagged organophosphorus hydrolase (His6-OPH) has been studied in vitro. It...

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Apical secretion of Wnt1 in polarized epithelial cells is regulated by exocyst-mediated trafficking

Hideki Yamamoto, Akira Sato and Akira Kikuchi.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

November 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6343 words.

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Wnts are glycosylated proteins secreted from various cell types including mesenchymal, hematopoietic and epithelial cells. Directional secretion of...

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