Plant Biotechnology Journal

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Edited By: Henry Daniell

Impact Factor: 5.677

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 13/199 (Plant Sciences); 16/165 (Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology)

Online ISSN: 1467-7652


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  1. Research Articles

    1. Biochemical composition of haemagglutinin-based influenza virus-like particle vaccine produced by transient expression in tobacco plants

      François Le Mauff, Geneviève Mercier, Philippe Chan, Carole Burel, David Vaudry, Muriel Bardor, Louis-Philippe Vézina, Manon Couture, Patrice Lerouge and Nathalie Landry

      Article first published online: 18 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12301

    2. MicroRNA profiling analysis throughout tomato fruit development and ripening reveals potential regulatory role of RIN on microRNAs accumulation

      Chao Gao, Zheng Ju, Dongyan Cao, Baiqiang Zhai, Guozheng Qin, Hongliang Zhu, Daqi Fu, Yunbo Luo and Benzhong Zhu

      Article first published online: 16 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12297

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      Host-induced gene silencing inhibits the biotrophic pathogen causing downy mildew of lettuce

      Manjula Govindarajulu, Lynn Epstein, Tadeusz Wroblewski and Richard W. Michelmore

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12307

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      Development of disease-resistant rice by optimized expression of WRKY45

      Shingo Goto, Fuyuko Sasakura-Shimoda, Mai Suetsugu, Michael Gomez Selvaraj, Nagao Hayashi, Muneo Yamazaki, Manabu Ishitani, Masaki Shimono, Shoji Sugano, Akane Matsushita, Takanari Tanabata and Hiroshi Takatsuji

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12303

    5. Overexpression of ubiquitin-like LpHUB1 gene confers drought tolerance in perennial ryegrass

      Minesh Patel, Susana Milla-Lewis, Wanjun Zhang, Kerry Templeton, William C. Reynolds, Kim Richardson, Margaret Biswas, Maria C. Zuleta, Ralph E. Dewey, Rongda Qu and Puthigae Sathish

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12291

    6. A high-density, SNP-based consensus map of tetraploid wheat as a bridge to integrate durum and bread wheat genomics and breeding

      Marco Maccaferri, Andrea Ricci, Silvio Salvi, Sara Giulia Milner, Enrico Noli, Pier Luigi Martelli, Rita Casadio, Eduard Akhunov, Simone Scalabrin, Vera Vendramin, Karim Ammar, Antonio Blanco, Francesca Desiderio, Assaf Distelfeld, Jorge Dubcovsky, Tzion Fahima, Justin Faris, Abraham Korol, Andrea Massi, Anna Maria Mastrangelo, Michele Morgante, Curtis Pozniak, Amidou N'Diaye, Steven Xu and Roberto Tuberosa

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12288

    7. Synthesis and regulation of chlorogenic acid in potato: Rerouting phenylpropanoid flux in HQT-silenced lines

      Raja S. Payyavula, Roshani Shakya, Venkatesan G. Sengoda, Joseph E. Munyaneza, Prashant Swamy and Duroy A. Navarre

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12280

    8. Production of high levels of poly-3-hydroxybutyrate in plastids of Camelina sativa seeds

      Meghna R. Malik, Wenyu Yang, Nii Patterson, Jihong Tang, Rachel L. Wellinghoff, Mary L. Preuss, Claire Burkitt, Nirmala Sharma, Yuanyuan Ji, Joseph M. Jez, Oliver P. Peoples, Jan G. Jaworski, Edgar B. Cahoon and Kristi D. Snell

      Article first published online: 21 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12290

  2. Review Articles

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      Ferulic acid: a key component in grass lignocellulose recalcitrance to hydrolysis

      Dyoni Matias de Oliveira, Aline Finger-Teixeira, Thatiane Rodrigues Mota, Victor Hugo Salvador, Flávia Carolina Moreira-Vilar, Hugo Bruno Correa Molinari, Rowan Andrew Craig Mitchell, Rogério Marchiosi, Osvaldo Ferrarese-Filho and Wanderley Dantas dos Santos

      Article first published online: 21 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12292

  3. Research Articles

    1. High-level hemicellulosic arabinose predominately affects lignocellulose crystallinity for genetically enhancing both plant lodging resistance and biomass enzymatic digestibility in rice mutants

      Fengcheng Li, Mingliang Zhang, Kai Guo, Zhen Hu, Ran Zhang, Yongqing Feng, Xiaoyan Yi, Weihua Zou, Lingqiang Wang, Changyin Wu, Jinshan Tian, Tiegang Lu, Guosheng Xie and Liangcai Peng

      Article first published online: 21 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12276

    2. Identification and overexpression of gibberellin 2-oxidase (GA2ox) in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for improved plant architecture and reduced biomass recalcitrance

      Wegi A. Wuddineh, Mitra Mazarei, Jiyi Zhang, Charleson R. Poovaiah, David G. J. Mann, Angela Ziebell, Robert W. Sykes, Mark F. Davis, Michael K. Udvardi and Charles Neal Stewart Jr

      Article first published online: 14 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12287

    3. Transgenic soya bean seeds accumulating β-carotene exhibit the collateral enhancements of oleate and protein content traits

      Monica A. Schmidt, Wayne A. Parrott, David F. Hildebrand, R. Howard Berg, Amanda Cooksey, Ken Pendarvis, Yonghua He, Fiona McCarthy and Eliot M. Herman

      Article first published online: 14 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12286

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      A novel approach to identify genes that determine grain protein deviation in cereals

      Ellen F. Mosleth, Yongfang Wan, Artem Lysenko, Gemma A. Chope, Simon P. Penson, Peter R. Shewry and Malcolm J. Hawkesford

      Article first published online: 14 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12285

    5. RNA-guided transcriptional regulation in planta via synthetic dCas9-based transcription factors

      Agnieszka Piatek, Zahir Ali, Hatoon Baazim, Lixin Li, Aala Abulfaraj, Sahar Al-Shareef, Mustapha Aouida and Magdy M. Mahfouz

      Article first published online: 14 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12284

    6. Detection of induced mutations in CaFAD2 genes by next-generation sequencing leading to the production of improved oil composition in Crambe abyssinica

      Jihua Cheng, Elma M. J. Salentijn, Bangquan Huang, Christel Denneboom, Weicong Qi, Annemarie C. Dechesne, Frans A. Krens, Richard G. F. Visser and Eibertus N. van Loo

      Article first published online: 13 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12269

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      RNA-Seq bulked segregant analysis enables the identification of high-resolution genetic markers for breeding in hexaploid wheat

      Ricardo H. Ramirez-Gonzalez, Vanesa Segovia, Nicholas Bird, Paul Fenwick, Sarah Holdgate, Simon Berry, Peter Jack, Mario Caccamo and Cristobal Uauy

      Article first published online: 8 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12281

  4. Original Articles

    1. Potential of a tomato MAGIC population to decipher the genetic control of quantitative traits and detect causal variants in the resequencing era

      Laura Pascual, Nelly Desplat, Bevan E. Huang, Aurore Desgroux, Laure Bruguier, Jean-Paul Bouchet, Quang H. Le, Betty Chauchard, Philippe Verschave and Mathilde Causse

      Article first published online: 7 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12282

  5. Research Articles

    1. A combination of gene expression ranking and co-expression network analysis increases discovery rate in large-scale mutant screens for novel Arabidopsis thaliana abiotic stress genes

      Vanessa Ransbotyn, Esti Yeger-Lotem, Omer Basha, Tania Acuna, Christoph Verduyn, Michal Gordon, Vered Chalifa-Caspi, Matthew A. Hannah and Simon Barak

      Article first published online: 5 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12274

    2. Integration of BpMADS4 on various linkage groups improves the utilization of the rapid cycle breeding system in apple

      Kathleen Weigl, Stephanie Wenzel, Henryk Flachowsky, Andreas Peil and Magda-Viola Hanke

      Article first published online: 5 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12267

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      Inactivation of Phaeodactylum tricornutum urease gene using transcription activator-like effector nuclease-based targeted mutagenesis

      Philip D. Weyman, Karen Beeri, Stephane C. Lefebvre, Josefa Rivera, James K. McCarthy, Adam L. Heuberger, Graham Peers, Andrew E. Allen and Christopher L. Dupont

      Article first published online: 10 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12254

    4. The cell size distribution of tomato fruit can be changed by overexpression of CDKA1

      Anna Czerednik, Marco Busscher, Gerco C. Angenent and Ruud A. de Maagd

      Article first published online: 3 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12268

    5. Site-specific proteolytic degradation of IgG monoclonal antibodies expressed in tobacco plants

      Verena K. Hehle, Raffaele Lombardi, Craig J. van Dolleweerd, Mathew J. Paul, Patrizio Di Micco, Veronica Morea, Eugenio Benvenuto, Marcello Donini and Julian K-C. Ma

      Article first published online: 3 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12266

    6. Enhanced formation of aromatic amino acids increases fragrance without affecting flower longevity or pigmentation in Petunia × hybrida

      Moran Oliva, Rinat Ovadia, Avichai Perl, Einat Bar, Efraim Lewinsohn, Gad Galili and Michal Oren-Shamir

      Article first published online: 3 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12253

    7. Detailed functional characterization of glycosylated and nonglycosylated variants of malaria vaccine candidate PfAMA1 produced in Nicotiana benthamiana and analysis of growth inhibitory responses in rabbits

      Alexander Boes, Holger Spiegel, Gueven Edgue, Stephanie Kapelski, Matthias Scheuermayer, Rolf Fendel, Edmond Remarque, Friedrich Altmann, Daniel Maresch, Andreas Reimann, Gabriele Pradel, Stefan Schillberg and Rainer Fischer

      Article first published online: 18 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12255

    8. Algal chloroplast produced camelid VHH antitoxins are capable of neutralizing botulinum neurotoxin

      Daniel J. Barrera, Julian N. Rosenberg, Joanna G. Chiu, Yung-Nien Chang, Michelle Debatis, Soo-Mun Ngoi, John T. Chang, Charles B. Shoemaker, George A. Oyler and Stephen P. Mayfield

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12244

    9. A novel noninvasive procedure for high-throughput screening of major seed traits

      Hardy Rolletschek, Johannes Fuchs, Svetlana Friedel, Andreas Börner, Harald Todt, Peter M. Jakob and Ljudmilla Borisjuk

      Article first published online: 9 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12245

    10. Compositional differences between near-isogenic GM and conventional maize hybrids are associated with backcrossing practices in conventional breeding

      Tyamagondlu V. Venkatesh, Kevin Cook, Bing Liu, Timothy Perez, Alan Willse, Ryan Tichich, Ping Feng and George G. Harrigan

      Article first published online: 4 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12248

    11. Overexpression of a rice heme activator protein gene (OsHAP2E) confers resistance to pathogens, salinity and drought, and increases photosynthesis and tiller number

      Md. Mahfuz Alam, Toru Tanaka, Hidemitsu Nakamura, Hiroaki Ichikawa, Kappei Kobayashi, Takashi Yaeno, Naoto Yamaoka, Kota Shimomoto, Kotaro Takayama, Hiroshige Nishina and Masamichi Nishiguchi

      Article first published online: 28 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12239

    12. Identification and characterization of more than 4 million intervarietal SNPs across the group 7 chromosomes of bread wheat

      Kaitao Lai, Michał T. Lorenc, Hong Ching Lee, Paul J. Berkman, Philipp Emanuel Bayer, Paul Visendi, Pradeep Ruperao, Timothy L. Fitzgerald, Manuel Zander, Chon-Kit Kenneth Chan, Sahana Manoli, Jiri Stiller, Jacqueline Batley and David Edwards

      Article first published online: 22 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12240

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    14. Populus GT43 family members group into distinct sets required for primary and secondary wall xylan biosynthesis and include useful promoters for wood modification

      Christine Ratke, Prashant Mohan-Anupama Pawar, Vimal K. Balasubramanian, Marcel Naumann, Mathilda Lönnäs Duncranz, Marta Derba-Maceluch, András Gorzsás, Satoshi Endo, Ines Ezcurra and Ewa J. Mellerowicz

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12232

    15. Redirection of metabolic flux for high levels of omega-7 monounsaturated fatty acid accumulation in camelina seeds

      Huu Tam Nguyen, Hyunwoo Park, Karen L. Koster, Rebecca E. Cahoon, Hanh T. M. Nguyen, John Shanklin, Thomas E. Clemente and Edgar B. Cahoon

      Article first published online: 26 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12233

    16. Oral immunization of haemaggulutinin H5 expressed in plant endoplasmic reticulum with adjuvant saponin protects mice against highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus infection

      Goeun Lee, Yun Jeong Na, Bo-Gie Yang, Jun-Pyo Choi, Yong Bok Seo, Chun-Pyo Hong, Chang Ho Yun, Dae Heon Kim, Eun Ju Sohn, Jeong Hee Kim, Young Chul Sung, Yoon-Keun Kim, Myoung Ho Jang and Inhwan Hwang

      Article first published online: 26 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12235

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      Gluten quality of bread wheat is associated with activity of RabD GTPases

      Adam M. Tyler, Dhan G. Bhandari, Mervin Poole, Johnathan A. Napier, Huw D. Jones, Chungui Lu and Grantley W. Lycett

      Article first published online: 22 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12231

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