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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 Oryza sativa

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...

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

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...

Acceleration of nucleation of prion protein during continuous ultrasonication

Kei-ichi Yamaguchi, Ryo P Honda, Abdelazim Elsayed Elhelaly and Kazuo Kuwata.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

June 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6445 words.

Abstract

Although pulsatile irradiation of ultrasonication is frequently used for generating amyloid fibrils in vitro, the potential for inducing amyloid...

Activity-dependent functions of non-electrical glial cells

Daisuke Kato, Kei Eto, Junichi Nabekura and Hiroaki Wake.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

June 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4884 words.

Abstract

Electrical activity is essential for brain function. However, neurons, the electrically active cells, are less numerous than the non-electrical glial...

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.

Abstract

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

Alternative Splicing and Cross-Talk with Light Signaling

You-Liang Cheng and Shih-Long Tu.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 5024 words.

Abstract

Alternative splicing (AS) is the main source of proteome diversity that in large part contributes to the complexity of eukaryotes. Recent global...

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....

Amino acid sequence analysis and characterization of a ribonuclease from starfish Asterias amurensis

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...

5-Aminoimidazole-4-carboxyamide-1-β-D-ribofranoside stimulates the rat enhancer of split- and hairy-related protein-2 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,...

Analysis of novel Sir3 binding regions in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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...

Antioxidants as stabilizers for His6-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.

Abstract

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

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.

Abstract

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

Apical-to-basolateral transepithelial transport of cow’s milk caseins by intestinal Caco-2 cell monolayers: MS-based quantitation of cellularly degraded α- and β-casein fragments

Nao Sakurai, Shunsuke Nishio, Yuka Akiyama, Shinji Miyata, Kenzi Oshima, Daita Nadano and Tsukasa Matsuda.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

August 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7621 words.

Abstract

Casein (CN) is the major milk protein to nourish infants but, in certain population, it causes cow’s milk allergy, indicating the uptake of antigenic...

Apple MdACS6 Regulates Ethylene Biosynthesis During Fruit Development Involving Ethylene-Responsive Factor

Tong Li, Dongmei Tan, Zhi Liu, Zhongyu Jiang, Yun Wei, Lichao Zhang, Xinyue Li, Hui Yuan and Aide Wang.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 5816 words.

Ethylene biosynthesis in plants involves different 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid synthase (ACS) genes. The regulation of each ACS gene during fruit development is unclear. Here, we...

An Apple Protein Kinase MdSnRK1.1 Interacts with MdCAIP1 to Regulate ABA Sensitivity

Xiao-Juan Liu, Xin Liu, Xiu-Hong An, Peng-Liang Han, Chun-Xiang You and Yu-Jin Hao.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

October 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 6940 words.

Abstract

ABA is a crucial phytohormone for development and stress responses in plants. Snf1-related protein kinase 1.1 (SnRK1.1) is involved in the ABA...

Apple RING E3 ligase MdMIEL1 inhibits anthocyanin accumulation by ubiquitinating and degrading MdMYB1 protein

Jian-Ping An, Xin Liu, Hao-Hao Li, Chun-Xiang You, Xiao-Fei Wang and Yu-Jin Hao.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

November 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 6101 words.

Abstract

MdMYB1 is an important regulator for anthocyanin accumulation in apple (Malusdomestica). Here, an apple RING E3 ligase, MdMIEL1, was screened out...

Application of CRISPR Interference for Metabolic Engineering of the Heterocyst-Forming Multicellular Cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. PCC 7120

Akiyoshi Higo, Atsuko Isu, Yuki Fukaya, Shigeki Ehira and Toru Hisabori.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 6192 words.

Abstract

Anabaena sp. PCC 7120 (A. 7120) is a heterocyst-forming multicellular cyanobacterium that performs nitrogen fixation. This cyanobacterium...

Aptamers that bind specifically to human KPNA2 (importin-α1) and efficiently interfere with nuclear transport

Noriko Yasuhara and Penmetcha K.R. Kumar.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

November 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cell Biology; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5948 words.

The importin-α family of proteins plays an important role in the eukaryotic importin/exportin nuclear transport system. These proteins recognize a nuclear localization signal (NLS) within...

Arabidopsis ABA-Activated Kinase MAPKKK18 is Regulated by Protein Phosphatase 2C ABI1 and the Ubiquitin–Proteasome Pathway

Filip Mitula, Malgorzata Tajdel, Agata Cieśla, Anna Kasprowicz-Maluśki, Anna Kulik, Danuta Babula-Skowrońska, Michal Michalak, Grazyna Dobrowolska, Jan Sadowski and Agnieszka Ludwików.

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. 9829 words.

Phosphorylation and dephosphorylation events play an important role in the transmission of the ABA signal. Although SnRK2 [sucrose non-fermenting1-related kinase2] protein kinases and group...

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