SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

References

  • Van Aarssen, R., Soetaert, P., Stam, M., Dockx, J., Gossele, V., Seurinck, J., Reynaerts, A. and Cornelissen, M. (1995) CryIA(b) transcript formation in tobacco is inefficient. Plant Mol. Biol. 28, 513524.
  • Allen, M.M. (1984) Cyanobacterial cell inclusions. Annu. Rev. Microbiol. 38, 125.
  • Bartling, G., Clausmeyer, S., Oelmuller, R. and Hermann, R.G. (1990) Towards epitope models for chloroplast transit sequences. Bot. Mag. 2, 119144.
  • Berg, H., Ziegler, K., Piotukh, K., Baier, K., Lockau, W. and Volkmer-Engert, R. (2000) Biosynthesis of the cyanobacterial reserve polymer multi-l-arginyl-poly-l-aspartic acid (cyanophycin) – mechanism of the cyanophycin synthetase reaction studied with synthetic primers. Eur. J. Biochem. 267, 55615570.
  • Bohmert, K., Balbo, I., Kopka, J., Mittendorf, V., Nawrath, C., Poirier, Y., Tischendorf, G., Trethewey, R.N. and Willmitzer, L. (2000) Transgenic Arabidopsis plants can accumulate polyhydroxybutyrate to up to 4% of their fresh weight. Planta, 211, 841845.
  • Bohmert, K., Balbo, I., Steinbüchel, A., Tischendorf, G. and Willmitzer, L. (2002) Constitutive expression of the beta-ketothiolase gene in transgenic plants. A major obstacle for obtaining polyhydroxybutyrate-producing plants. Plant Physiol. 128, 12821290.
  • Borzi, A. (1887) Le communicazioni intracellulari delle Nostochinee. Malpighia, 1, 2774.
  • Boyle, S.A., Hemmingsen, S.M. and Dennis, D.T. (1986) Uptake and processing of the precursor to the small subunit of Ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase by leukoplastids from the endosperm of developing castor-oil seeds. Plant Physiol. 81, 817822.
  • Brouquisse, R., Evrard, A., Rolin, D., Raymond, P. and Roby, C. (2001) Regulation of protein degradation and protease expression by mannose in maize root tips. PI sequestration by mannose may hinder the study of its signaling properties. Plant Physiol. 125, 14851498.
  • Cai, D., Herrmann, R.G. and Klösgen, R.B. (1993) The 20 kDa apoprotein of the CP24 complex of photosystem-II – an alternative model to study import and intra-organellar routing of nuclear-encoded thylakoid proteins. Plant J. 3, 383392.
  • Cen, Y., Luo, X. and Liu, X. (1999) Effect of arginine on deep partial thickness burn in rats. Hua Xi Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 30 (2), 198201.
  • Chang, C.J. and Swift, G. (1999) Poly(aspartic acid) hydrogel. J. Macromol. Sci. Pure Appl. Chem. A36, 963970.
  • Chen, Y.M., Ferrar, T.S., Lohmeir-Vogel, E., Morrice, N., Mizuno, Y., Berenger, B., Ng, K.K.S., Muench, D.G. and Moorhead, G.B.G. (2006) The PII signal transduction protein of Arabidopsis thaliana forms an arginine-regulated complex with plastid N-acetyl glutamate kinase. J. Biol. Chem. 281, 57265733.
  • Clausmeyer, S., Klösgen, R.B. and Herrmann, R.G. (1993) Protein import into chloroplasts – the hydrophilic lumenal proteins exhibit unexpected import and sorting specificities in spite of structurally conserved transit peptides. J. Biol. Chem. 268, 13 86913 876.
  • Creissen, G., Reynolds, H., Xue, Y.B. and Mullineaux, P. (1995) Simultaneous targeting of pea glutathione-reductase and of a bacterial fusion protein to chloroplasts and mitochondria in transgenic tobacco. Plant J. 8, 167175.
  • Diehn, S.H., Chiu, W.L., De Rocher, E.J. and Green, P.J. (1998) Premature polyadenylation at multiple sites within a Bacillus thuringiensis toxin gene-coding region. Plant Physiol. 117, 14331443.
  • Flynn, N.E., Meininger, C.J., Haynes, T.E. and Wu, G. (2002) Dossier: free amino acids in human health and pathologies – the metabolic basis of arginine nutrition and pharmacotherapy. Biomed. Pharmacother. 56, 427438.
  • Forchhammer, K. and Demarsac, N.T. (1994) The P-II protein in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp strain PCC-7942 is modified by serine phosphorylation and signals the cellular N-status. J. Bacteriol. 176, 8491.
  • Frey, K.M., Oppermann-Sanio, F.B., Schmidt, H. and Steinbüchel, A. (2002) Technical-scale production of cyanophycin with recombinant strains of Escherichia coli. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 68, 33773384.
  • Gau, A.E., Thole, H.H., Sokolenko, A., Altschmied, L., Herrmann, R.G. and Pistorius, E.K. (1998) PsbY, a novel manganese-binding, low-molecular-mass protein associated with photosystem II. Mol. Gen. Genet. 260, 5668.
  • Haffani, Y.Z., Overney, S., Yelle, S., Bellemare, G. and Belzile, F.J. (2000) Premature polyadenylation contributes to the poor expression of the Bacillus thuringiensis cry3Ca1 gene in transgenic potato plants. Mol. Gen. Genet. 264, 8288.
  • Halpin, C., Musgrove, J.E., Lord, J.M. and Robinson, C. (1989) Import and processing of proteins by castor bean leucoplasts. FEBS Lett. 258, 3234.
  • Hausmann, L. and Toepfer, R. (1999) Development of plasmid vectors. In: Bioengineering of Custom-Tailored Rape Varieties (Brauer, D., Roebbelen, G. and Toepfer, R., eds), Vorträge für Pflanzenzüchtung 45: 155172.
  • Henry, R., Kapazoglou, A., Mccaffery, M. and Cline, K. (1994) Differences between lumen targeting domains of chloroplast transit peptides determine pathway specificity for thylakoid transport. J. Biol. Chem. 269, 10 18910 192.
  • Herrera-Estrella, L., Deblock, M., Messens, E., Hernalsteens, J.P., Vanmontagu, M. and Schell, J. (1983) Chimeric genes as dominant selectable markers in plant-cells. EMBO J. 2, 987995.
  • Hoekema, A., Hirsch, P.R., Hooykaas, P.J.J. and Schilperoort, R.A. (1983) A binary plant vector strategy based on separation of Vir-region and T-region of the Agrobacterium tumefaciens Ti-plasmid. Nature, 303, 179180.
  • Hoppmann, V., Di Fiore, S., Zimmermann, S., Emans, N., Rademacher, T., Fischer, R. and Schillberg, S. (2002) The potato granule bound starch synthase chloroplast transit peptide directs recombinant proteins to plastids. J. Plant Physiol. 159, 10611067.
  • Houmiel, K.L., Slater, S., Broyles, D., Casagrande, L., Colburn, S., Gonzalez, K., Mitsky, T.A., Reiser, S.E., Shah, D., Taylor, N.B., Tran, M., Valentin, H.E. and Gruys, K.J. (1999) Poly(beta-hydroxybutyrate) production in oilseed leukoplasts of Brassica napus. Planta, 209, 547550.
  • Jang, I.C., Lee, K.H., Nahm, B.H. and Kim, J.K. (2002) Chloroplast targeting signal of a rice rbcS gene enhances transgene expression. Mol. Breed. 9, 8191.
  • Joentgen, W., Groth, T.S.A., Hai, T. and Oppermann, F.B. (2001) Polyasparaginic acid homopolymers and copolymers, biotechnical production and use thereof. US Patent 61807572.
  • De Jonge, W.J., Kwikkers, K.L., Te Velde, A.A., Van Deventer, S.J.H., Nolte, M.A., Mebius, R.E., Ruijter, J.M., Lamers, M.C. and Lamers, W.H. (2002) Arginine deficiency affects early B cell maturation and lymphoid organ development in transgenic mice. J. Clin. Invest. 110, 15391548.
  • Kavanagh, T.A., Jefferson, R.A. and Bevan, M.W. (1988) Targeting a foreign protein to chloroplasts using fusions to the transit peptide of a chlorophyll A/B protein. Mol. Gen. Genet. 215, 3845.
  • Khanuja, S.P.S., Shasany, A.K., Darokar, M.P. and Kumar, S. (1999) Rapid isolation of DNA from dry and fresh samples of plants producing large amounts of secondary metabolites and essential oils. Plant Mol. Biol. Rep. 17 (1), 74.
  • Klösgen, R.B. (1997) Protein transport into and across the thylakoid membrane. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol. 38, 19.
  • Krehenbrink, M., Oppermann-Sanio, F.B. and Steinbüchel, A. (2002) Evaluation of non-cyanobacterial genome sequences for occurrence of genes encoding proteins homologous to cyanophycin synthetase and cloning of an active cyanophycin synthetase from Acinetobacter sp strain DSM 587. Arch. Microbiol. 177, 371380.
  • Lenis, N.P., Van Diepen, H.T.M., Bikker, P., Jongbloed, A.G. and Van Der Meulen, J. (1999) Effect of the ratio between essential and nonessential amino acids in the diet on utilization of nitrogen and amino acids by growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 77, 17771787.
  • Liu, J.Z., Blancaflor, E.B. and Nelson, R.S. (2005) The tobacco mosaic virus 126-kilodalton protein, a constituent of the virus replication complex, alone or within the complex aligns with and traffics along microfilaments. Plant Physiol. 138, 18531865.
  • Liu, Y.J., Yuan, Y., Zheng, J., Tao, Y.Z., Dong, Z.G., Wang, J.H. and Wang, G.Y. (2004) Signal peptide of potato PinII enhances the expression of Cry1Ac in transgenic tobacco. Acta Biochim. Biophys. Sin. 36, 553558.
  • Logemann, J., Schell, J. and Willmitzer, L. (1987) Improved method for the isolation of RNA from plant-tissues. Anal. Biochem. 163, 1620.
  • Lössl, A., Eibl, C., Harloff, H.J., Jung, C. and Koop, H.U. (2003) Polyester synthesis in transplastomic tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.): significant contents of polyhydroxybutyrate are associated with growth reduction. Plant Cell Rep. 21, 891899.
  • Marques, J.P., Dudeck, I. and Klösgen, R.B. (2003) Targeting of EGFP chimeras within chloroplasts. Mol. Genet. Genomics, 269, 381387.
  • Matsumoto, K., Nagao, R., Murata, T., Arai, Y., Kichise, T., Nakashita, H., Taguchi, S., Shimada, H. and Doi, Y. (2005) Enhancement of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) production in the transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana by the in vitro evolved highly active mutants of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) synthase from Aeromonas caviae. Biomacromolecules, 6, 21262130.
  • Matzke, A.J.M. and Matzke, M.A. (1998) Position effects and epigenetic silencing of plant transgenes. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 1, 142148.
  • Menzel, G., Harloff, H.J. and Jung, C. (2003) Expression of bacterial poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) synthesis genes in hairy roots of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.). Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 60, 571576.
  • Murashige, T. and Skoog, F. (1962) A revised medium for rapid growth and bioassays with tobacco tissue cultures. Physiol. Plant. 15, 473497.
  • Nawrath, C., Poirier, Y. and Somerville, C. (1994) Targeting of the polyhydroxybutyrate biosynthetic-pathway to the plastids of Arabidopsis thaliana results in high-levels of polymer accumulation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 91, 12 76012 764.
  • Neumann, K., Stephan, D.P., Ziegler, K., Hühns, M., Broer, I., Lockau, W. and Pistorius, E.K. (2005) Production of cyanophycin, a suitable source for the biodegradable polymer polyaspartate, in transgenic plants. Plant Biotechnol. J. 3, 249258.
  • Nieves, C. Jr and Langkamp-Henken, B. (2002) Arginine and immunity: a unique perspective. Biomed. Pharmacother. 56, 471482.
  • Oppermann-Sanio, F.B. and Steinbüchel, A. (2002) Occurrence, functions and biosynthesis of polyamides in microorganisms and biotechnological production. Naturwissenschaften, 89, 1122.
  • Oppermann-Sanio, F.B., Hai, T., Aboulmagd, E., Hezayen, F.F., Jossek, S. and Steinbüchel, A. (1999) Biochemistry of polyamide metabolism. In: Biochemical Principles and Mechanisms of Biosynthesis and Biodegradation of Polymers: Proceedings of the International Symposium (Steinbüchel, A., ed.), pp. 185193. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH.
  • Peoples, O.P. and Sinskey, A.J. (1989a) Poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate biosynthesis in Alcaligenes eutrophus H16 – characterization of the genes encoding beta-ketothiolase and acetoacetyl-CoA reductase. J. Biol. Chem. 264, 15 29315 297.
  • Peoples, O.P. and Sinskey, A.J. (1989b) Poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) biosynthesis in Alcaligenes eutrophus H16 – identification and characterization of the PHB polymerase gene (phbC). J. Biol. Chem. 264, 15 29815 303.
  • Petrasovits, L.A., Purnell, M.P., Nielsen, L.K. and Brumbley, S.M. (2007) Production of polyhydroxybutyrate in sugarcane. Plant Biotechnol. J. 5, 162172.
  • Poirier, Y. and Gruys, K.J. (2002) Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates in transgenic plants. In: Biopolymers (Steinbüchel, A., ed.), pp. 401435. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH.
  • Poirier, Y., Dennis, D.E., Klomparens, K. and Somerville, C. (1992) Polyhydroxybutyrate, a biodegradable thermoplastic, produced in transgenic plants. Science, 256, 520523.
  • Purnell, M.P., Petrasovits, L.A., Nielsen, L.K. and Brumbley, S.M. (2007) Spatio-temporal characterization of polyhydroxybutyrate accumulation in sugarcane. Plant Biotechnol. J. 5, 173184.
  • Roth, F.X., Fickler, J. and Kirchgessner, M. (1995) Effect of dietary arginine and glutamic-acid supply on the N-balance of piglets. 5. Communication on the importance of nonessential amino-acids for protein retention. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 73, 202212.
  • Saruul, P., Srienc, F., Somers, D.A. and Samac, D.A. (2002) Production of a biodegradable plastic polymer, poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate, in transgenic alfalfa. Crop Sci. 42, 919927.
  • Schindler, C. and Soll, J. (1986) Protein-transport in intact, purified pea etioplasts. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 247, 211220.
  • Schubert, D., Lechtenberg, B., Forsbach, A., Gils, M., Bahadur, S. and Schmidt, R. (2004) Silencing in Arabidopsis T-DNA transformants: the predominant role of a gene-specific RNA sensing mechanism versus position effects. Plant Cell, 16, 25612572.
  • Schwamborn, M. (1996) Polyasparaginsäuren. Nachr. Chem. Techn. Lab. 44, 11671179.
  • Schwamborn, M. (1998) Chemical synthesis of polyaspartates: a biodegradable alternative to currently used polycarboxylate homo- and copolymers. Polym. Degrad. Stabil. 59, 3945.
  • Simon, R.D. (1973) Measurement of cyanophycin granule polypeptide contained in blue-green-alga Anabaena cylindrica. Journal of Bacteriology, 114, 12131216.
  • Simon, R.D. (1976) Biosynthesis of multi-l-arginyl-poly(l-aspartic acid) in filamentous cyanobacterium Anabaena cylindrica. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 422, 407418.
  • Simon, R.D. (1987) Inclusion bodies in the cyanobacteria: cyanophycin, polyphosphate, polyhedral bodies. The Cyanobacteria, (Fay, P. and Van Baalen, C., eds.), pp. 199225. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Simon, R.D. and Weathers, P. (1976) Determination of structure of novel polypeptide containing aspartic acid and arginine which is found in cyanobacteria. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 420, 165176.
  • Slocum, R.D. (2005) Genes, enzymes and regulation of arginine biosynthesis in plants. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 43, 729745.
  • Strzalka, K., Ngernprasirtsiri, J., Watanabe, A. and Akazawa, T. (1987) Sycamore amyloplasts can import and process precursors of nuclear encoded chloroplast proteins. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 149, 799806.
  • Sugiyama, K., Hayakawa, T., Kudo, T., Ito, T. and Yamaya, T. (2004) Interaction of N-acetylglutamate kinase with a PII-like protein in rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 45, 17681778.
  • Tabata, K., Abe, H. and Doi, Y. (2000) Microbial degradation of poly(aspartic acid) by two isolated strains of Pedobacter sp. and Sphingomonas sp. Biomacromolecules, 1, 157161.
  • Taheri, F., Ochoa, J.B., Faghiri, Z., Culotta, K., Park, H.J., Lan, M.S., Zea, A.H. and Ochoa, A.C. (2001) 1-arginine regulates the expression of the T-cell receptor zeta chain (CD3 zeta) in Jurkat cells. Clin. Cancer Res. 7, 958S965S.
  • Tapiero, H., Mathe, G., Couvreur, P. and Tew, K.D. (2002) I. Arginine. Biomed. Pharmacother. 56, 439445.
  • Wohlleben, W., Arnold, W., Broer, I., Hillemann, D., Strauch, E. and Pühler, A. (1988) Nucleotide-sequence of the phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase gene from Streptomyces viridochromogenes-Tu494 and its expression in Nicotiana tabacum. Gene, 70, 2537.
  • Wong, E.Y., Hironaka, C.M. and Fischhoff, D.A. (1992) Arabidopsis thaliana small subunit leader and transit peptide enhance the expression of Bacillus thuringiensis proteins in transgenic plants. Plant Mol. Biol. 20, 8193.
  • Wrobel, M., Zebrowski, J. and Szopa, J. (2004) Polyhydroxybutyrate synthesis in transgenic flax. J. Biotechnol. 107, 4154.
  • Yang, J.J., Barr, L.A., Fahnestock, S.R. and Liu, Z.B. (2005) High yield recombinant silk-like protein production in transgenic plants through protein targeting. Transgenic Res. 14, 313324.
  • Zhang, M.M., Ji, L.S., Xue, H., Yang, Y.T., Wu, C.A. and Zheng, C.C. (2007) High transformation frequency of tobacco and rice via Agrobacterium-mediated gene transfer by flanking a tobacco matrix attachment region. Physiol. Plant. 129, 644651.
  • Ziegler, K., Deutzmann, R. and Lockau, W. (2002) Cyanophycin synthetase-like enzymes of non-cyanobacterial eubacteria: characterization of the polymer produced by a recombinant synthetase of Desulfitobacterium hafniense. Z. Naturforschung Teil C, 57, 522529.
  • Zotz, R.J., Schenk, S., Kuhn, A., Schlunken, S., Krone, V., Bruns, W., Genth, S. and Schuler, G. (2001) Safety and efficacy of LK565 – a new polymer ultrasound contrast agent. Z. Kardiol. 90, 419426.