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Title: Expression of genes associated with the biosynthetic pathways of abscisic acid, gibberellin, and ethylene during the germination of lettuce seeds
???metadata.dc.creator???: Clemente, Aline da Consolação Sampaio
Guimarães, Renato Mendes
Martins, D.C.
Gomes, Luiz Antonio Augusto
Caixeta, Franciele
Reis, R.G.E.
Rosa, Sttela Dellyzete Veiga Franco da
Keywords: Lactuca sativa
Dormancy
Genetic analysis
Issue Date: 2015
Citation: CLEMENTE, A. da C. S. et al. Expression of genes associated with the biosynthetic pathways of abscisic acid, gibberellin, and ethylene during the germination of lettuce seeds. Genetics and Molecular Research, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 2, p. 4703- 4715, May 2015.
Abstract: Seed germination and dormancy are complex phenomena that are controlled by many genes and environmental factors. Such genes are indicated by phytohormones that interact with each other, and may cause dormancy or promote seed germination. The objective of this study was to investigate gene expression associated with the biosynthetic pathways of abscisic acid (ABA), gibberellic acid (GA), and ethylene (ET) in dormant and germinated lettuce seeds. The expressions of LsNCED, LsGA3ox1, and ACO-B were evaluated in germinating and dormant seeds from the cultivars Everglades, Babá de Verão, Verônica, Salinas, Colorado, and Regina 71. The expressions of LsNCED, LsGA3ox1, and ACO-B were related to the biosynthesis of ABA, GA, and ET, respectively; therefore, the presence of these substances depends on genotype. LsNCED expression only occurred in dormant seeds, and was connected to dormancy. LsGA3ox1expression only occurred in germinated seeds, and was connected to germination. The ACO-B gene was involved in ET biosynthesis, and was expressed differently in germinated and dormant seeds, depending on the genotype, indicating different functions for different characteristics. Furthermore, sensitivity to phytohormones appeared to be more important than the expression levels of LsNCED, LsGA3ox1, or ACO-B.
URI: http://www.geneticsmr.com/articles/4379
http://repositorio.ufla.br/jspui/handle/1/11747
???metadata.dc.language???: en_US
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