TITLE

Three MADS-box genes of Hevea brasiliensis expressed during somatic embryogenesis and in the laticifer cells

AUTHOR(S)
Hui-Liang Li; Ying Wang; Dong Guo; Wei-Min Tian; Shi-Qing Peng
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Molecular Biology Reports;Aug2011, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p4045
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Three MADS-box genes, designated HbMADS1, HbMADS2 and HbMADS3, were isolated from Hevea brasiliensis. HbMADS1, HbMADS2 and HbMADS3 encode polypetides consisting of 245, 217 and 239 amino acids, respectively, containing conserved MADS-box motifs at N-terminus. Transcription pattern analysis revealed that three MADS-box genes had highly transcription in the laticifer cells. The transcriptions of HbMADS1and HbMADS3 were induced in the laticifer cells by jamonic acid, while HbMADS2 was not induction by jamonic acid. Ethephone is not effective in inducing their expression. The three genes were differentially expressed during somatic embryogenesis of rubber tree. Characterization of HbMADSs will attribute to understand their possible function in rubber tree.
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61236398

 

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