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Journal of Plant Biotechnology
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Volume 41, Issue 4 - Dec 2014
Volume 41, Issue 3 - Sep 2014
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Volume 41, Issue 1 - Mar 2014
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Proteomics of plant-fungal pathogen interaction: an overview
Kim, Jin Yeong ; Lee, So Eui ; Oh, Ha Ram ; Choi, In Soo ; Kim, Yong Chul ; Kim, Sun Tae ;
Journal of Plant Biotechnology, volume 41, issue 1, 2014, Pages 1~9
DOI : 10.5010/JPB.2014.41.1.1
So far it has been generally considered that proteomic approaches are very useful for studying plant-microbes interaction. In this review, recent studies based on papers published from 2010 to 2013 have investigated proteomics analysis in various interaction during plant-fungal pathogen infection by means of gel-based proteomics coupled with mass spectrometry (MS)-based analysis. In rice, three papers focused on rice-Magnaporthe oryzae interaction were mainly reviewed in this study. Interestingly, another study showed proteomic changes in rice inoculated with Puccinia triticina, which is not only an fungal pathogen in wheat and but also results to the disease resistance with non-host defense manner in rice. Additionally, proteomics analysis has been widely subjected to understand defense mechanism during other crops (wheat, tomato, strawberry and mint) and their fungal pathogen interaction. Crops inoculated are analyzed to identify differentially regulated proteins at various tissues such as leaf and apoplast using 2-DE analysis coupled with various MS approaches such as MALDI-TOF MS, nESI-LC-MS/MS and MudPIT, respectively. Taken together, this review article shows that proteomics is applicable to various organisms to understand plant-fungal pathogen interaction and will contribute to provide important information for crop disease diagnosis and crop protection.
Current research on seed oil biosynthesis
Kim, Hyun Uk ; Lee, Kyeong-Ryeol ; Kim, Eun Ha ; Jung, Su-Jin ; Roh, Kyung Hee ; Kang, Han Chul ; Kim, Jong-Bum ;
Journal of Plant Biotechnology, volume 41, issue 1, 2014, Pages 10~18
DOI : 10.5010/JPB.2014.41.1.10
Seed oils (triacylglycerols) of plants are used as a source of essential fatty acids and nutrition for human. In addition, triacylglycerols have been used as industrial raw materials and biofuels. Triacylglycerols are mainly accumulated in seeds by complicated biochemical pathways. Fatty acids are synthesized in the plastids and transported into the endoplasmic reticulum for synthesizing triacylglycerols. It is known for a long time that biosynthesis of triacylglycerols is performed by a de novo synthesis, the Kennedy pathway. However recent studies have revealed that phosphatidylcholine, a major component of cell membrane, plays a central role for triacylglycerols biosynthesis. Phosphatidylcholine is a key regulator determining the relative proportions of unsaturated fatty acids in seeds. It may be a major carrier for the fluxes of fatty acids from the plastid to the endoplasmic reticulum. This finding further suggests that studies of the functions of enzymes involved in the fluxes of fatty acids from phosphatidylcholine to triacylglycerols elucidate the specialized subdomains in the endoplasmic reticulum for triacylglycerols biosynthesis.
Differentiation of indigenous balloon flower (Platycodon grandiflorum DC.) germ lines in South Korea by using RAPD analyses
Kim, Tae-Won ; Lee, Soo-Jin ; Kim, Man-Bae ; Park, Chun-Geon ; Shin, Yong-Wook ; Cho, Young-Son ; Lee, Shin-Woo ;
Journal of Plant Biotechnology, volume 41, issue 1, 2014, Pages 19~25
DOI : 10.5010/JPB.2014.41.1.19
The total production volume has been sharply increased from year 2008 in Gyeongnam province, South Korea by the policy of preservation and promotion of indigenous balloon flower germ lines. In an attempt to assist the Gyeongnam province`s policy, in this study, we tried to establish a technique to differentiate the indigenous balloon flower germ lines with those collected within South Korea and China. Our preliminary results indicated that RAPD analyses with five different primers exhibited high frequency of polymorphic DNA bands up to 76.9% and phylogenetic tree indicated that some of the indigenous lines can be easily differentiated with others. However, it was suggested that more advanced techniques such as single nucleotide polymorphic markers need to be developed in particular, by using extra-chromosomal DNA.
Identification of salt and drought inducible glutathione S-transferase genes of hybrid poplar
Kwon, Soon-Ho ; Kwon, Hye-Kyoung ; Kim, Wook ; Noh, Eun Woon ; Kwon, Mi ; Choi, Young Im ;
Journal of Plant Biotechnology, volume 41, issue 1, 2014, Pages 26~32
DOI : 10.5010/JPB.2014.41.1.26
Recent genome annotation revealed that Populus trichocarpa contains 81 glutathione S-transferase (GST) genes. GST genes play important and varying roles in plants, including conferring tolerance to various abiotic stresses. Little information is available on the relationship - if any - between drought/salt stresses and GSTs in woody plants. In this study, we screened the PatgGST genes in hybrid poplar (Populus alba
Populus tremula var. glandulosa) that were predicted to confer drought tolerance based on our expression analysis of all members of the poplar GST superfamily following exposure to salt (NaCl) and drought (PEG) stresses, respectively. Exposure to the salt stress resulted in the induction of eight PatgGST genes and down-regulation of one PatgGST gene, and the level of induction/repression was different in leaf and stem tissues. In contrast, 16 PatgGST genes were induced following exposure to the drought (PEG) stress, and two were down-regulated. Taken together, we identified seven PatgGSTs (PatgGSTU15, PatgGSTU18, PatgGSTU22, PatgGSTU27, PatgGSTU46, PatgGSTU51 and PatgGSTU52) as putative drought tolerance genes based on their induction by both salt and drought stresses.
Callus induction and plant regeneration of Lychnis wilfordii (Regel) Maxim a critically endangered plant in Korea
Bae, Kee Hwa ; Lee, Mi Hyun ; Choi, Yong Eui ; Yoon, Eui Soo ;
Journal of Plant Biotechnology, volume 41, issue 1, 2014, Pages 33~37
DOI : 10.5010/JPB.2014.41.1.33
Lychnis wilfordii (Regel) Maxim is a rare and valued ornamental plant. Germination rate reached 46.6% when seeds were treated with
GA (Gibberellic acid). The highest callus induction was observed in the leaf explants of the seedlings on MS medium containing specific concentrations of
NAA (a-naphthalene acetic acid). The adventitious shoot was formed in 97.3% of calli on 1/2 WPM (Woody Plant Medium) medium. Shoot elongation of in vitro propagated plantlets was no difference among various medium. The plantlets grew well after transferring to the pot. This in vitro propagation protocol should be useful for conservation of this endangered plant.
In vitro propagation of endangered species, Hylotelephium ussuriense (Kom.) H. Ohba
Bae, Kee-Hwa ; Yoo, Kyoung-Hwa ; Kim, Ji-Ah ; Yoon, Eui-Soo ;
Journal of Plant Biotechnology, volume 41, issue 1, 2014, Pages 38~43
DOI : 10.5010/JPB.2014.41.1.38
To establish the system of in vitro plant regeneration, the different explants (stem with axillary bud and stem without axillary bud) of Hylotelephium ussuriense were cultured on the Murashige and Skoog`s medium containing 6-benzylaminopurine (BA) and indolebutyric acid (IBA). The adventitious shoot induction was more effective in the stem with axillary bud explants than the stem without axillary bud explants, and was the best on MS medium containing 3.0 mg/L BA and 0.01 mg/L IBA. Frequency of plantlet growth was not significantly treated on MS and sucrose. Total chlorophyll contents under ventilation treatment were higher than those in control (non-ventilation). This in vitro propagation protocol will be useful for conservation and mass propagation of this endangered plant.
Sodium hypochlorite treatment and light-emitting diode (LED) irradiation effect on in vitro germination of Oreorchis patens (Lindl.) Lindl
Bae, Kee Hwa ; Oh, Kyoung Hee ; Kim, Soo-Young ;
Journal of Plant Biotechnology, volume 41, issue 1, 2014, Pages 44~49
DOI : 10.5010/JPB.2014.41.1.44
In this study, we investigated the effects of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) and red or blue light-emitting diode (LED) light on embryo swelling and germination of Oreorchis patens (Lindl.) Lindl. A method for determining the swelling and protocorm formation in O. patens seeds through in vitro examination of immature seeds was established. NaOCl treatment of immature seeds was found to significantly enhance the extent of embryo swelling and protocorm formation in immature zygote embryos compared to those in the untreated controls. Additionally, the effects of white fluorescent light, and red and blue LED lights on embryo swelling and protocorm formation in in vitro cultured seeds were examined and compared to the conditions with or without NaOCl treatment. The most suitable light for embryo swelling and protocorm formation was the red LED light.
Expression of Dengue virus EIII domain-coding gene in maize as an edible vaccine candidate
Kim, Hyun A ; Kwon, Suk Yoon ; Yang, Moon Sik ; Choi, Pil Son ;
Journal of Plant Biotechnology, volume 41, issue 1, 2014, Pages 50~55
DOI : 10.5010/JPB.2014.41.1.50
Plant-based vaccines possess some advantages over other types of vaccine biotechnology such as safety, low cost of mass vaccination programs, and wider use of vaccines for medicine. This study was undertaken to develop the transgenic maize as edible vaccine candidates for humans. The immature embryos of HiII genotype were inoculated with A. tumefaciens strain C58C1 containing the binary vectors (V662 or V663). The vectors carrying nptII gene as selection marker and scEDIII (V662) or wCTB-scEDIII (V663) target gene, which code EIII proteins inhibite viral adsorption by cells. In total, 721 maize immature embryos were transformed and twenty-two putative transgenic plants were regenerated after 12 weeks selection regime. Of them, two- and six-plants were proved to be integrated with scEDIII and wCTB-scEDIII genes, respectively, by Southern blot analysis. However, only one plant (V662-29-3864) can express the gene of interest confirmed by Northern blot analysis. These results demonstrated that this plant could be used as a candidated source of the vaccine production.
Development of highly uniform variety for processing using SSR markers in radish (Raphanus sativus L)
Jung, Un-Hwa ; Oh, Jong-Hyuck ; Kim, Young-Gyu ; Ahn, Chun-Hee ; Lee, Kwang-Sik ; Choi, Su-Ryun ; Lim, Yong-Pyo ; Park, Su-Hyoung ; Choi, Ki-Young ; Lee, Yong-Beom ;
Journal of Plant Biotechnology, volume 41, issue 1, 2014, Pages 56~63
DOI : 10.5010/JPB.2014.41.1.56
Using commercial radish varieties for processing, about 30% of radish was discarded due to the root shape and low purity. To raise the processing ability, we tried to develop a new variety producing H-shaped root. As another characteristic required in variety for processing is high purity, we tried to raise purity using simple sequence repeats (SSR) markers for testing seed purity in every segregating generation. To develop Male-sterile (MS) seeding parent, we crossed commercial variety of `Gwan dong spring` and `Gyeo ryong spring`. One elite inbred was selected as recurrent parent for the MS plant. The major horticultural traits of selected inbred line were disease resistance, late bolting, heat resistance and bright green root top color. To develop pollen parent, we crossed commercial variety of `Tae sang king` and `Seoul spring`. We used individual selection method to develop H-shaped hard root and disease resistant inbred. In each segregating generation, we selected one plant based on phenotype and the uniformity of selected plant was tested by SSR markers using self-pollinated seeds. In the first segregating generation, 64.6% of sib plants shared the same band in PCR amplification using ACMP-490 primer and 66.7% using cnu-316 primer. The uniformity of segregating generations using ACMP-490 and cnu-316 raised in second generation to 68.8%, 70.8%, respectively; in third generation to 93.8%, 100%; in fourth generation to 93.8%, 100%; in fifth generation to 95.8%, 100%; in sixth generation to 100%, 100%. A novel cross was made using selected MS parent and pollen parent. When we checker the horticultural traits using autumn cultivation, the novel cross variety produced H-shaped root comparing other commercial varieties and produced highly uniform radish. Thus we registered this novel cross variety as `YR ORE` at 2013 (Registration No. 4550).