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Title: Daucus carota L. – An old model for cell reprogramming gains new importance through a novel expansion pattern of alternative oxidase (AOX) genes
Authors: Costa, J. H.
Cardoso, Hélia
Campos, M.D.
Zavattieri, A.
Frederico, A. M.
Fernandes de Melo, D.
Arnholdt-Schmitt, B.
Keywords: Daucus carota L
Cell reprogramming
Abiotic stress
Alternative oxidase (AOX)
Differential expression
Plant models
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2009
Publisher: Elsevier Masson SAS
Abstract: The paper highlights Daucus carota L. as an ideal model to complement plant stress research on Arabidopsis thaliana L. Recently, alternative oxidase (AOX) is discussed as functional marker candidate for cell reprogramming upon stress. Carrot is the most studied species for cell reprogramming and our current research reveals that it is the only one that has expanded both AOX sub-family genes. We point to recently published, but not discussed results on conserved differences in the vicinity of the most active functional site of AOX1 and AOX2, which indicate the importance of studying AOX sequence polymorphism, structure and functionality. Thus, stress-inducible experimental systems of D. carota are especially appropriate to bring research on stress tolerance a significant step forward.
ISSN: 0981-9428
Type: article
Appears in Collections:MED - Publicações - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais Com Arbitragem Científica

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