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Title: A proposed model for the flowering signaling pathway of sugarcane under photoperiodic control
???metadata.dc.creator???: Coelho, C. P.
Costa Netto, A. P.
Colasanti, J.
Chalfun-Junior, A.
Keywords: Floral induction
Photoperiodism
Saccharum spp
Flowering time genes
SUCEST
Biomass yield
Publisher: Fundação de Pesquisas Científicas de Ribeirão Preto
Issue Date: Apr-2013
Citation: COELHO, C. P. et al. A proposed model for the flowering signaling pathway of sugarcane under photoperiodic control. Genetics and Molecular Research, Ribeirão Preto, v. 12, n. 2, p. 1347-1359, Apr. 2013.
Abstract: Molecular analysis of floral induction in Arabidopsis has identified several flowering time genes related to 4 response networks defined by the autonomous, gibberellin, photoperiod, and vernalization pathways. Although grass flowering processes include ancestral functions shared by both mono- and dicots, they have developed their own mechanisms to transmit floral induction signals. Despite its high production capacity and its important role in biofuel production, almost no information is available about the flowering process in sugarcane. We searched the Sugarcane Expressed Sequence Tags database to look for elements of the flowering signaling pathway under photoperiodic control. Sequences showing significant similarity to flowering time genes of other species were clustered, annotated, and analyzed for conserved domains. Multiple alignments comparing the sequences found in the sugarcane database and those from other species were performed and their phylogenetic relationship assessed using the MEGA 4.0 software. Electronic Northerns were run with Cluster and TreeView programs, allowing us to identify putative members of the photoperiod-controlled flowering pathway of sugarcane. Molecular analysis of floral induction in Arabidopsis has identified several flowering time genes related to 4 response networks defined by the autonomous, gibberellin, photoperiod, and vernalization pathways. Although grass flowering processes include ancestral functions shared by both mono- and dicots, they have developed their own mechanisms to transmit floral induction signals. Despite its high production capacity and its important role in biofuel production, almost no information is available about the flowering process in sugarcane. We searched the Sugarcane Expressed Sequence Tags database to look for elements of the flowering signaling pathway under photoperiodic control. Sequences showing significant similarity to flowering time genes of other species were clustered, annotated, and analyzed for conserved domains. Multiple alignments comparing the sequences found in the sugarcane database and those from other species were performed and their phylogenetic relationship assessed using the MEGA 4.0 software. Electronic Northerns were run with Cluster and TreeView programs, allowing us to identify putative members of the photoperiod-controlled flowering pathway of sugarcane.
URI: http://www.geneticsmr.com/articles/2240
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