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Amyloplast Formation in Cultured Tobacco BY-2 Cells Requires a High Cytokinin Content

Yutaka Miyazawa, Hisashi Kato, Toshiya Muranaka and Shigeo Yoshida.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5167 words.

When cytokinin-autonomous tobacco BY-2 cell cultures are transferred into 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)-deprived medium, amyloplast development is initiated. Using this in vitro...

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Biosynthesis of Sterols and Triterpenes in Cell Suspension Cultures of Uncaria tomentosa

Isvett J. Flores-Sánchez, Jaime Ortega-López, María del Carmen Montes-Horcasitas and Ana C. Ramos-Valdivia.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5231 words.

Pectin administered to Uncaria tomentosa cell suspension cultures, was found to increase the production of triterpene acids (ursolic and oleanolic acid), however, neither growth nor sterol...

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The Arabidopsis AHK4 Histidine Kinase is a Cytokinin-Binding Receptor that Transduces Cytokinin Signals Across the Membrane

Hisami Yamada, Tomomi Suzuki, Kazunori Terada, Kentaro Takei, Kuniko Ishikawa, Kumiko Miwa, Takafumi Yamashino and Takeshi Mizuno.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3370 words.

Common histidine-to-aspartate (His→Asp) phosphorelay is a paradigm of signal transduction in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes for the propagation of certain environmental stimuli, in which...

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Subcellular Fractionation of Polyprenyl Diphosphate Synthase Activities Responsible for the Syntheses of Polyprenols and Dolichols in Spinach Leaves

Toshimichi Sakaihara, Atsuko Honda, Seiji Tateyama and Hiroshi Sagami.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 0 words.

Polyisoprenoid alcohols occurring in spinach leaves were analyzed by a two-plate TLC method. Z,E-mixed polyprenols (C55–60), glycinoprenols (C50–55), and solanesol (C45) were mainly found...

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Effects of Random Mutagenesis in a Putative Substrate-Binding Domain of Geranylgeranyl Diphosphate Synthase upon Intermediate Formation and Substrate Specificity

Shin-ichi Ohnuma, Hisashi Hemmi, Chikara Ohto, Hiroyuki Nakane and Tokuzo Nishino.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

April 1997; p ublished online April 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 0 words.

Archaeal geranylgeranyl diphosphate (GGPP) synthase catalyzes the consecutive condensation of isopentenyl diphosphate (IPP) with allylic diphosphates to produce GGPP with significant...

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Intersubunit Structure within Heterodimers of Medium-Chain Prenyl Diphosphate Synthases. Formation of a Hybrid-Type Heptaprenyl Diphosphate Synthase

Ayumi Koike-Takeshita, Tanetoshi Koyama and Kyozo Ogura.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

October 1998; p ublished online October 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 0 words.

Among prenyltransferases that catalyze the sequential condensation of isopentenyl diphosphate with allylic diphosphate to produce prenyl diphosphates with various chain lengths and...

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Disruption of the Structural Gene for Farnesyl Diphosphate Synthase in Escherichia coli

Shingo Fujisaki, Isao Takahashi, Hiroshi Hara, Kensuke Horiuchi, Tokuzo Nishino and Yukinobu Nishimura.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

March 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 4163 words.

The chromosomal ispA gene encoding farnesyl diphosphate synthase of Escherichia coli was disrupted by inserting a neo gene cassette. The null ispA mutants were viable. The growth yield of...

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The Carboxyl-terminal Region of the Geranylgeranyl Diphosphate Synthase is Indispensable for the Stabilization of the Region Involved in Substrate Binding and Catalysis

Yoshihiro Matsumura, Tomohiro Kidokoro, Yukino Miyagi, Navya Rani Marilingaiah and Hiroshi Sagami.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 2805 words.

Rat geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase (GGPS) and its deletion mutants from the carboxyl terminus were analysed using Escherichia coli harbouring pACYC-crtIB, which contains crtI and crtB ...

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Protein Design of Geranyl Diphosphate Synthase. Strutural Features That Define the Product Specificities of Prenyltransferases

Keishi Narita, Shin-ichi Ohnuma and Tokuzo Nishino.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

September 1999; p ublished online September 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 0 words.

Geranyl diphosphate synthase catalyzes the condensation of isopentenyl diphosphate with dimethylallyl diphosphate to give a C10 compound, geranyl diphosphate, which is a precursor of all...

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Significance of Asn-77 and Trp-78 in the Catalytic Function of Undecaprenyl Diphosphate Synthase of Micrococcus luteus B-P 26

Keitaro Fujikura, Yuan-Wei Zhang, Hideki Yoshizaki, Tokuzo Nishino and Tanetoshi Koyama.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 0 words.

The primary structures of cis-prenyltransferases are completely different from those of trans-prenyltransferases. To obtain information about amino acid residues relating to catalytic...

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Phosphoantigen-Expanded Human γδ T Cells Display Potent Cytotoxicity against Monocyte-Derived Macrophages Infected with Human and Avian Influenza Viruses

Gang Qin, Huawei Mao, Jian Zheng, Sin Fun Sia, Yinping Liu, Ping-Lung Chan, Kwok-Tai Lam, J. S. Malik Peiris, Yu-Lung Lau and Wenwei Tu.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

September 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5559 words.

BackgroundInfluenza virus is a cause of substantial annual morbidity and mortality worldwide. The potential emergence of a new pandemic strain (eg, avian influenza virus) is a...

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Phosphoantigen-Reactive Vγ9Vδ2 T Lymphocytes Suppress In Vitro Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Replication by Cell-Released Antiviral Factors Including CC Chemokines

Fabrizio Poccia, Luca Battistini, Barbara Cipriani, Giorgio Mancino, Federico Martini, Marie Lise Gougeon and Vittorio Colizzi.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

September 1999; p ublished online September 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2585 words.

Vγ9Vδ2 T lymphocytes are broadly reactive against various intracellular pathogens and display both lytic and proliferative responses to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected cells....

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Cultivars of Hexaploid Wheat of Contrasting Stature and Chlorophyll Retention Differ in Cytokinin Content and Responsiveness

GARY M. BANOWETZ.

in Annals of Botany

February 1997; p ublished online February 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

The work reported here compared cytokinin content and sensitivity in a selection of hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cultivars using the following measurements: leaf cytokinins at...

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Efficient searching and annotation of metabolic networks using chemical similarity

Dante A. Pertusi, Andrew E. Stine, Linda J. Broadbelt and Keith E.J. Tyo.

in Bioinformatics

April 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 6840 words.

Motivation: The urgent need for efficient and sustainable biological production of fuels and high-value chemicals has elicited a wave of in silico techniques for identifying...

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An alternative cis-isoprenyltransferase activity in yeast that produces polyisoprenols with chain lengths similar to mammalian dolichols

Barbara Schenk, Jeffrey S. Rush, Charles J. Waechter and Markus Aebi.

in Glycobiology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Carbohydrates. 7197 words.

Dolichyl monophosphate (Dol-P) is a polyisoprenoid glycosyl carrier lipid essential for the assembly of a variety of glycoconjugates in the endoplasmic reticulum of eukaryotic cells. In...

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A somaclonal line SE7 of finger millet (Eleusine coracana) exhibits modified cytokinin homeostasis and increased grain yield

Volodymyr Radchuk, Ruslana Radchuk, Yaroslav Pirko, Radomira Vankova, Alena Gaudinova, Vitaly Korkhovoy, Alla Yemets, Hans Weber, Winfriede Weschke and Yaroslav B. Blume.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

September 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7040 words.

The SE7 somaclonal line of finger millet (Eleusine coracana) achieved increased grain yield in field trials that apparently resulted from a higher number of inflorescences and seeds per...

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Proteomic changes associated with expression of a gene (ipt) controlling cytokinin synthesis for improving heat tolerance in a perennial grass species

Yan Xu, Thomas Gianfagna and Bingru Huang.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

July 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9444 words.

Cytokinins (CKs) are known to regulate leaf senescence and affect heat tolerance, but mechanisms underlying CK regulation of heat tolerance are not well understood. A comprehensive...

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Ligand-binding properties and subcellular localization of maize cytokinin receptors

Sergey N. Lomin, Keiko Yonekura-Sakakibara, Georgy A. Romanov and Hitoshi Sakakibara.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

October 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7040 words.

The ligand-binding properties of the maize (Zea mays L.) cytokinin receptors ZmHK1, ZmHK2, and ZmHK3a have been characterized using cytokinin binding assays with living cells or membrane...

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Genome-wide identification and characterization of novel genes involved in terpenoid biosynthesis in Salvia miltiorrhiza

Yimian Ma, Lichai Yuan, Bin Wu, Xian’en Li, Shilin Chen and Shanfa Lu.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

April 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9040 words.

Terpenoids are the largest class of plant secondary metabolites and have attracted widespread interest. Salvia miltiorrhiza, belonging to the largest and most widely distributed genus in...

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Early cytokinin response proteins and phosphoproteins of Arabidopsis thaliana identified by proteome and phosphoproteome profiling

Martin Černý, Filip Dyčka, Janette Bobál'ová and Břetislav Brzobohatý.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

January 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8192 words.

Cytokinins are plant hormones involved in regulation of diverse developmental and physiological processes in plants whose molecular mechanisms of action are being intensely researched....

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