EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
53,869,633
Abstracts:
29,686,251
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Chimeric genes and transgenic plants are used to study the regulation of genes involved in symbiotic plant-microbe interactions (nodulin genes)



Chimeric genes and transgenic plants are used to study the regulation of genes involved in symbiotic plant-microbe interactions (nodulin genes)



Developmental Genetics 11(3): 182-196



Nodulin genes are plant genes specifically activated during the formation of nitrogen-fixing nodules on leguminous plants. These genes are interesting to study since they are not only induced in a specific developmental fashion by signals coming directly or indirectly from the rhizobial symbiont, but are also expressed in a tissue-specific manner. By examining the expression of chimeric nodulin-reporter genes in transgenic legume plants it has been shown that nodule specific expression is mediated by DNA sequences present in the 5 upstream region of several nodulin genes. Here we summarize the available data on these cis-acting elements and the trans-acting factors interacting with them. We also review experiments designed to identify rhizobial "signals" which may play a role in nodule specific gene expression.

Accession: 002049009

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 2279354

DOI: 10.1002/dvg.1020110304

Download PDF Full Text: Chimeric genes and transgenic plants are used to study the regulation of genes involved in symbiotic plant-microbe interactions (nodulin genes)



Related references

Leghemoglobin and nodulin genes: two major groups of host genes involved in symbiotic nitrogen fixation. Advances in agricultural biotechnology(4): 557-564, 1984

Genes involved in microbe-plant interactions. Genes involved in microbe plant interactions: xiv + 393, 1984

Genes involved in microbe-plant interactions (book review). Heredity 55: 0-1, 1985

Plant gene research: Genes involved in plant-microbe interactions. Trends in Biochemical Sciences 10(12): 494-495, 1985

Plant gene research basic knowledge and application genes involved in microbe plant interactions. Verma, D P S And T Hohn (Ed ) Plant Gene Research: Basic Knowledge And Application: Genes Involved in Microbe-Plant Interactions Xiv+393p Springer Verlag: New York, N Y , Usa; Vienna, Austria Illus Xiv+393p, 1984

Rhizobium nod genes are involved in the induction of two early nodulin genes in Vicia sativa root nodules. Plant Molecular Biology 9(2): 171-179, 1987

Transposon mutagenesis of the plant-associated Bacillus amyloliquefaciens ssp. plantarum FZB42 revealed that the nfrA and RBAM17410 genes are involved in plant-microbe-interactions. Plos One 9(5): E98267-E98267, 2015

Transcriptome profiling of bacterial responses to root exudates identifies genes involved in microbe-plant interactions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102(48): 17454-9, 2005

The pea late nodulin gene PsNOD6 is homologous to the early nodulin genes PsENOD3/14 and is expressed after the leghaemoglobin genes. Plant Molecular Biology 23(5): 1029-1037, 1993

Myb genes from Hordeum vulgare: tissue-specific expression of chimeric Myb promoter/Gus genes in transgenic tobacco. Plant Journal 4(3): 411-422, 1993

Method for identifying novel genes involved in the regulation of angiogenesis, study of said genes and use thereof for therapeutic purposes. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1281(1), Apr 6, 2004

Regulation of bacterial genes involved in bacterium plant interactions by plant signal molecules. Bailey, J A (Ed ) Nato Asi (Advanced Science Institutes) Series, Series H: Cell Biology, Vol 1 Biology And Molecular Biology Of Plant-Pathogen Interactions; Workshop, Ilminster, England, Uk, September 1-6, 1985 X+415p Springer-Verlag: Berlin, West Germany; New York, New York, Usa Illus 307-314, 1986

Genetic linkage map of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) and its use to map seed protein genes as well as genes involved in leaf morphogenesis and symbiotic nitrogen fixation. Biological fixation of nitrogen for ecology and sustainable agriculture: 279-283, 1997

Superoxide dismutase genes from Pseudomonas syringae pv syringae B728a and P putida and regulation in plant-microbe interactions. Phytopathology 87(6 SUPPL ): S52, 1997

Reporter genes: applications to the study of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi and their symbiotic interactions with plant. Plant and Soil 255(1): 143-155, 2003