abscisic acid

Summary

Summary: Abscission-accelerating plant growth substance isolated from young cotton fruit, leaves of sycamore, birch, and other plants, and from potatoes, lemons, avocados, and other fruits.

Top Publications

  1. pmc In vitro reconstitution of an abscisic acid signalling pathway
    Hiroaki Fujii
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Nature 462:660-4. 2009
  2. ncbi MAPMAN: a user-driven tool to display genomics data sets onto diagrams of metabolic pathways and other biological processes
    Oliver Thimm
    Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, Golm, Germany
    Plant J 37:914-39. 2004
  3. ncbi Gene networks involved in drought stress response and tolerance
    Kazuo Shinozaki
    RIKEN Plant Science Center, 1 7 22 Suehiro cho, Tsurumi ku, Yokohama, 203 0045 Japan
    J Exp Bot 58:221-7. 2007
  4. pmc Salt and drought stress signal transduction in plants
    Jian Kang Zhu
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 53:247-73. 2002
  5. ncbi Plant stomata function in innate immunity against bacterial invasion
    Maeli Melotto
    Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Cell 126:969-80. 2006
  6. pmc Abscisic acid inhibits type 2C protein phosphatases via the PYR/PYL family of START proteins
    Sang Youl Park
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Science 324:1068-71. 2009
  7. ncbi Regulators of PP2C phosphatase activity function as abscisic acid sensors
    Yue Ma
    Lehrstuhl fur Botanik, Technische Universitat Munchen, Am Hochanger 4, D 85354 Freising, Germany
    Science 324:1064-8. 2009
  8. ncbi Abscisic acid: emergence of a core signaling network
    Sean R Cutler
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 61:651-79. 2010
  9. ncbi ABA-mediated transcriptional regulation in response to osmotic stress in plants
    Yasunari Fujita
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    J Plant Res 124:509-25. 2011
  10. pmc Cell signaling during cold, drought, and salt stress
    Liming Xiong
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Plant Cell 14:S165-83. 2002

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  1. pmc In vitro reconstitution of an abscisic acid signalling pathway
    Hiroaki Fujii
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Nature 462:660-4. 2009
    The phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA) regulates the expression of many genes in plants; it has critical functions in stress resistance and in growth and development...
  2. ncbi MAPMAN: a user-driven tool to display genomics data sets onto diagrams of metabolic pathways and other biological processes
    Oliver Thimm
    Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, Golm, Germany
    Plant J 37:914-39. 2004
    ..modification and turnover, and proteins involved in the synthesis and sensing of cytokinins, abscisic acid (ABA) and ethylene revealing large-scale rewiring of the regulatory network is an early response to sugar ..
  3. ncbi Gene networks involved in drought stress response and tolerance
    Kazuo Shinozaki
    RIKEN Plant Science Center, 1 7 22 Suehiro cho, Tsurumi ku, Yokohama, 203 0045 Japan
    J Exp Bot 58:221-7. 2007
    ..A description is also provided of how various genes involved in stress tolerance were applied in genetic engineering of dehydration stress tolerance in transgenic Arabidopsis plants...
  4. pmc Salt and drought stress signal transduction in plants
    Jian Kang Zhu
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 53:247-73. 2002
    ..b>Abscisic acid biosynthesis is regulated by osmotic stress at multiple steps...
  5. ncbi Plant stomata function in innate immunity against bacterial invasion
    Maeli Melotto
    Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Cell 126:969-80. 2006
    ..We provide evidence that supports a model in which stomata, as part of an integral innate immune system, act as a barrier against bacterial infection...
  6. pmc Abscisic acid inhibits type 2C protein phosphatases via the PYR/PYL family of START proteins
    Sang Youl Park
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Science 324:1068-71. 2009
    Type 2C protein phosphatases (PP2Cs) are vitally involved in abscisic acid (ABA) signaling. Here, we show that a synthetic growth inhibitor called pyrabactin functions as a selective ABA agonist...
  7. ncbi Regulators of PP2C phosphatase activity function as abscisic acid sensors
    Yue Ma
    Lehrstuhl fur Botanik, Technische Universitat Munchen, Am Hochanger 4, D 85354 Freising, Germany
    Science 324:1064-8. 2009
    The plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) acts as a developmental signal and as an integrator of environmental cues such as drought and cold...
  8. ncbi Abscisic acid: emergence of a core signaling network
    Sean R Cutler
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 61:651-79. 2010
    b>Abscisic acid (ABA) regulates numerous developmental processes and adaptive stress responses in plants...
  9. ncbi ABA-mediated transcriptional regulation in response to osmotic stress in plants
    Yasunari Fujita
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    J Plant Res 124:509-25. 2011
    The plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) plays a pivotal role in a variety of developmental processes and adaptive stress responses to environmental stimuli in plants...
  10. pmc Cell signaling during cold, drought, and salt stress
    Liming Xiong
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Plant Cell 14:S165-83. 2002
  11. pmc A novel cis-acting element in an Arabidopsis gene is involved in responsiveness to drought, low-temperature, or high-salt stress
    K Yamaguchi-Shinozaki
    Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, Institute of Physical and Chemical Research RIKEN, Tsukuba Life Science Center, Ibaraki, Japan
    Plant Cell 6:251-64. 1994
    ..induced under conditions of dehydration, low temperature, high salt, or treatment with exogenous abscisic acid (ABA)...
  12. ncbi Signals from chloroplasts converge to regulate nuclear gene expression
    Shai Koussevitzky
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Science 316:715-9. 2007
    ..We propose a model in which multiple indicators of aberrant plastid function in Arabidopsis are integrated upstream of GUN1 within plastids, which leads to ABI4-mediated repression of nuclear-encoded genes...
  13. pmc Arabidopsis AtMYC2 (bHLH) and AtMYB2 (MYB) function as transcriptional activators in abscisic acid signaling
    Hiroshi Abe
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Plant Cell 15:63-78. 2003
    In Arabidopsis, the induction of a dehydration-responsive gene, rd22, is mediated by abscisic acid (ABA)...
  14. pmc Monitoring expression profiles of rice genes under cold, drought, and high-salinity stresses and abscisic acid application using cDNA microarray and RNA gel-blot analyses
    M Ashiq Rabbani
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Plant Physiol 133:1755-67. 2003
    To identify cold-, drought-, high-salinity-, and/or abscisic acid (ABA)-inducible genes in rice (Oryza sativa), we prepared a rice cDNA microarray including about 1700 independent cDNAs derived from cDNA libraries prepared from drought-, ..
  15. pmc Isolation and functional analysis of Arabidopsis stress-inducible NAC transcription factors that bind to a drought-responsive cis-element in the early responsive to dehydration stress 1 promoter
    Lam Son Phan Tran
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Plant Cell 16:2481-98. 2004
    ..The expression of ANAC019, ANAC055, and ANAC072 was induced by drought, high salinity, and abscisic acid. A histochemical assay using P(NAC)-GUS fusion constructs showed that expression of the GUS reporter gene was ..
  16. pmc Abscisic acid signaling in seeds and seedlings
    Ruth R Finkelstein
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Plant Cell 14:S15-45. 2002
  17. pmc The Arabidopsis NFYA5 transcription factor is regulated transcriptionally and posttranscriptionally to promote drought resistance
    Wen Xue Li
    Key Laboratory of Plant and Soil Interactions, College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100094, China
    Plant Cell 20:2238-51. 2008
    ..We found that the Arabidopsis thaliana NFYA5 transcript is strongly induced by drought stress in an abscisic acid (ABA)-dependent manner...
  18. pmc Antagonistic interaction between abscisic acid and jasmonate-ethylene signaling pathways modulates defense gene expression and disease resistance in Arabidopsis
    Jonathan P Anderson
    Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Plant Protection, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, 4072, Australia
    Plant Cell 16:3460-79. 2004
    The plant hormones abscisic acid (ABA), jasmonic acid (JA), and ethylene are involved in diverse plant processes, including the regulation of gene expression during adaptive responses to abiotic and biotic stresses...
  19. pmc Role of arabidopsis MYC and MYB homologs in drought- and abscisic acid-regulated gene expression
    H Abe
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences JIRCAS, Ibaraki, Japan
    Plant Cell 9:1859-68. 1997
    In Arabidopsis, the induction of a dehydration-responsive gene, rd22, is mediated by abscisic acid (ABA) and requires protein biosynthesis for ABA-dependent gene expression...
  20. pmc ABA is an essential signal for plant resistance to pathogens affecting JA biosynthesis and the activation of defenses in Arabidopsis
    Bruce A T Adie
    Departamento de Genética Molecular de Plantas, Centro Nacional de Biotecnología Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Campus Universidad Autonoma, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    Plant Cell 19:1665-81. 2007
    ..irregulare-induced defenses and uncovered abscisic acid (ABA) as an important regulator of defense gene expression...
  21. ncbi ABA induction of miR159 controls transcript levels of two MYB factors during Arabidopsis seed germination
    Jose L Reyes
    Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plant J 49:592-606. 2007
    Upon seed imbibition, abscisic acid (ABA) levels decrease to allow embryos to germinate and develop into seedlings. However, under abiotic stress conditions, ABA levels remain high, and growth and development are arrested...
  22. ncbi Integration of plant responses to environmentally activated phytohormonal signals
    Patrick Achard
    John Innes Centre, Norwich NR4 7UJ, UK
    Science 311:91-4. 2006
    ..The growth restraint conferred by DELLA proteins is beneficial and promotes survival. We propose that DELLAs permit flexible and appropriate modulation of plant growth in response to changes in natural environments...
  23. ncbi AREB1, AREB2, and ABF3 are master transcription factors that cooperatively regulate ABRE-dependent ABA signaling involved in drought stress tolerance and require ABA for full activation
    Takuya Yoshida
    Laboratory of Plant Molecular Physiology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    Plant J 61:672-85. 2010
    A myriad of drought stress-inducible genes have been reported, and many of these are activated by abscisic acid (ABA)...
  24. pmc Arabidopsis basic leucine zipper transcription factors involved in an abscisic acid-dependent signal transduction pathway under drought and high-salinity conditions
    Y Uno
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Science JIRCAS, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, Ohwashi 1 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:11632-7. 2000
    The induction of the dehydration-responsive Arabidopsis gene, rd29B, is mediated mainly by abscisic acid (ABA)...
  25. pmc Analysis of cytokinin mutants and regulation of cytokinin metabolic genes reveals important regulatory roles of cytokinins in drought, salt and abscisic acid responses, and abscisic acid biosynthesis
    Rie Nishiyama
    RIKEN Plant Science Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230 0045, Japan
    Plant Cell 23:2169-83. 2011
    ..exhibited a strong stress-tolerant phenotype that was associated with increased cell membrane integrity and abscisic acid (ABA) hypersensitivity rather than stomatal density and ABA-mediated stomatal closure...
  26. ncbi Abscisic acid biosynthesis and catabolism
    Eiji Nambara
    Laboratory for Reproductive Growth Regulation, Plant Science Center, RIKEN, Yokohama, 230 0045, Japan
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 56:165-85. 2005
    The level of abscisic acid (ABA) in any particular tissue in a plant is determined by the rate of biosynthesis and catabolism of the hormone...
  27. pmc The Arabidopsis cytochrome P450 CYP707A encodes ABA 8'-hydroxylases: key enzymes in ABA catabolism
    Tetsuo Kushiro
    Plant Science Center, RIKEN, Yokohama, Japan
    EMBO J 23:1647-56. 2004
    The hormonal action of abscisic acid (ABA) in plants is controlled by the precise balance between its biosynthesis and catabolism. In plants, ABA 8'-hydroxylation is thought to play a predominant role in ABA catabolism...
  28. pmc Arabidopsis OST1 protein kinase mediates the regulation of stomatal aperture by abscisic acid and acts upstream of reactive oxygen species production
    Anna Chiara Mustilli
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Propre de Recherche 2355, 91190 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Plant Cell 14:3089-99. 2002
    During drought, the plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) triggers stomatal closure, thus reducing water loss...
  29. ncbi The role of abscisic acid in plant-pathogen interactions
    Brigitte Mauch-Mani
    University of Neuchatel, Faculty of Science, Institute of Botany, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Rue Emile Argand 11, BP 2, 2007 Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 8:409-14. 2005
    The effect of the abiotic stress hormone abscisic acid on plant disease resistance is a neglected field of research. With few exceptions, abscisic acid has been considered a negative regulator of disease resistance...
  30. pmc A gate-latch-lock mechanism for hormone signalling by abscisic acid receptors
    Karsten Melcher
    Laboratory of Structural Sciences, Van Andel Research Institute, 333 Bostwick Avenue, N E, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, USA
    Nature 462:602-8. 2009
    b>Abscisic acid (ABA) is a ubiquitous hormone that regulates plant growth, development and responses to environmental stresses...
  31. pmc Molecular basis of the core regulatory network in ABA responses: sensing, signaling and transport
    Taishi Umezawa
    Gene Discovery Research Group, RIKEN Plant Science Center, 3 1 1 Kouyadai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0074 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 51:1821-39. 2010
    ..Our knowledge of ABA responses in plants has been greatly expanded from intracellular signaling to intercellular transport of ABA...
  32. ncbi Arabidopsis transcriptome analysis under drought, cold, high-salinity and ABA treatment conditions using a tiling array
    Akihiro Matsui
    Plant Genomic Network Research Team, Plant Functional Genomics Research Group, RIKEN Plant Science Center, 1 7 22 Suehiro cho, Tsurumi ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 230 0045 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:1135-49. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi The abscisic acid receptor PYR1 in complex with abscisic acid
    Julia Santiago
    Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, ES 46022 Valencia, Spain
    Nature 462:665-8. 2009
    The plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) has a central role in coordinating the adaptive response in situations of decreased water availability as well as the regulation of plant growth and development...
  34. pmc Two calcium-dependent protein kinases, CPK4 and CPK11, regulate abscisic acid signal transduction in Arabidopsis
    Sai Yong Zhu
    China State Key Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, College of Biological Sciences, China Agricultural University, 100094 Beijing, China
    Plant Cell 19:3019-36. 2007
    Many biochemical approaches show functions of calcium-dependent protein kinases (CDPKs) in abscisic acid (ABA) signal transduction, but molecular genetic evidence linking defined CDPK genes with ABA-regulated biological functions at the ..
  35. pmc Identification of an abscisic acid transporter by functional screening using the receptor complex as a sensor
    Yuri Kanno
    Plant Science Center, RIKEN, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230 0045, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:9653-8. 2012
    Movement of the plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) within plants has been documented; however, the molecular mechanisms that regulate ABA transport are not fully understood...
  36. pmc The Arabidopsis NAC transcription factor VNI2 integrates abscisic acid signals into leaf senescence via the COR/RD genes
    So Dam Yang
    Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 742, Korea
    Plant Cell 23:2155-68. 2011
    ..In this work, we demonstrate that an abscisic acid (ABA)-responsive NAC transcription factor VND-INTERACTING2 (VNI2) integrates ABA-mediated abiotic stress ..
  37. ncbi ABA perception and signalling
    Agepati S Raghavendra
    Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India
    Trends Plant Sci 15:395-401. 2010
    ..The phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA) is a key endogenous messenger in plants' responses to such stresses and understanding ABA signalling is ..
  38. ncbi Three Arabidopsis SnRK2 protein kinases, SRK2D/SnRK2.2, SRK2E/SnRK2.6/OST1 and SRK2I/SnRK2.3, involved in ABA signaling are essential for the control of seed development and dormancy
    Kazuo Nakashima
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences JIRCAS, Ibaraki, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:1345-63. 2009
    ..Collectively, these results indicate that SRK2D, SRK2E and SRK2I protein kinases involved in ABA signaling are essential for the control of seed development and dormancy through the extensive control of gene expression...
  39. ncbi Molecular networks regulating Arabidopsis seed maturation, after-ripening, dormancy and germination
    Michael J Holdsworth
    Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham LE12 5RD, UK
    New Phytol 179:33-54. 2008
    ..Combined postgenomics, physiology and molecular genetics approaches are beginning to provide an unparalleled understanding of the molecular processes underlying dormancy and germination...
  40. ncbi The multifaceted role of ABA in disease resistance
    Jurriaan Ton
    Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ, UK
    Trends Plant Sci 14:310-7. 2009
    Long known only for its role in abiotic stress tolerance, recent evidence shows that abscisic acid (ABA) also has a prominent role in biotic stress...
  41. ncbi Regulation of drought tolerance by gene manipulation of 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase, a key enzyme in abscisic acid biosynthesis in Arabidopsis
    S Iuchi
    Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, RIKEN Tsukuba Institute, 3 1 1 Koyadai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0074, Japan
    Plant J 27:325-33. 2001
    b>Abscisic acid (ABA), a plant hormone, is involved in responses to environmental stresses such as drought and high salinity, and is required for stress tolerance. ABA is synthesized de novo in response to dehydration...
  42. ncbi AtNAC2, a transcription factor downstream of ethylene and auxin signaling pathways, is involved in salt stress response and lateral root development
    Xin Jian He
    National Key Lab of Plant Genomics, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    Plant J 44:903-16. 2005
    ..In addition to the salt induction, the AtNAC2 can also be induced by abscisic acid (ABA), ACC and NAA...
  43. ncbi A dehydration-induced NAC protein, RD26, is involved in a novel ABA-dependent stress-signaling pathway
    Miki Fujita
    Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, RIKEN Tsukuba Institute, 3 1 1 Koyadai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0074, Japan
    Plant J 39:863-76. 2004
    ..Expression of the RD26 gene was induced not only by drought but also by abscisic acid (ABA) and high salinity...
  44. ncbi Stress-induced changes in the Arabidopsis thaliana transcriptome analyzed using whole-genome tiling arrays
    Georg Zeller
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Plant J 58:1068-82. 2009
    ..arrays to analyze the effects of salt, osmotic, cold and heat stress as well as application of the hormone abscisic acid (ABA), an important mediator of stress responses...
  45. pmc Arabidopsis calcium-dependent protein kinase CPK10 functions in abscisic acid- and Ca2+-mediated stomatal regulation in response to drought stress
    Jun Jie Zou
    State Key Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, College of Biological Sciences, National Plant Gene Research Center, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
    Plant Physiol 154:1232-43. 2010
    ..Induction of stomatal closure and inhibition of stomatal opening by abscisic acid (ABA) and Ca(2+) were impaired in the cpk10 mutants...
  46. ncbi Interaction between two cis-acting elements, ABRE and DRE, in ABA-dependent expression of Arabidopsis rd29A gene in response to dehydration and high-salinity stresses
    Yoshihiro Narusaka
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences JIRCAS, 1 1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Plant J 34:137-48. 2003
    ..of the Arabidopsis rd29A gene whose expression is induced by dehydration, high-salinity, low-temperature, and abscisic acid (ABA) treatments and whose 120 bp promoter region contains the DRE, DRE/CRT-core motif (A/GCCGAC), and ABRE ..
  47. pmc Overexpressing a NAM, ATAF, and CUC (NAC) transcription factor enhances drought resistance and salt tolerance in rice
    Honghong Hu
    National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, National Center of Plant Gene Research, Wuhan 430070, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:12987-92. 2006
    ..Compared with WT, the transgenic rice are more sensitive to abscisic acid and lose water more slowly by closing more stomatal pores, yet display no significant difference in the rate ..
  48. ncbi Genome-wide analysis of endogenous abscisic acid-mediated transcription in dry and imbibed seeds of Arabidopsis using tiling arrays
    Masanori Okamoto
    RIKEN Plant Science Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230 0045, Japan
    Plant J 62:39-51. 2010
    The phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA) plays important roles in the induction and maintenance of seed dormancy...
  49. pmc Abscisic acid plays an important role in the regulation of strawberry fruit ripening
    Hai Feng Jia
    Beijing Key Laboratory for Agricultural Application and New Technique, College of Plant Science and Technology, Beijing University of Agriculture, Beijing 102206, China
    Plant Physiol 157:188-99. 2011
    The plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) has been suggested to play a role in fruit development, but supporting genetic evidence has been lacking. Here, we report that ABA promotes strawberry (Fragaria ananassa) fruit ripening...
  50. ncbi ABA-induced NO generation and stomatal closure in Arabidopsis are dependent on H2O2 synthesis
    Jo Bright
    Centre for Research in Plant Science, Genomics Research Institute, University of the West of England, UWE, Bristol, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, UK
    Plant J 45:113-22. 2006
    ..components of the complex signalling network inducing stomatal closure in response to the phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA)...
  51. pmc Structural mechanism of abscisic acid binding and signaling by dimeric PYR1
    Noriyuki Nishimura
    Division of Biological Sciences, Cell and Developmental Biology Section, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Science 326:1373-9. 2009
    The phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA) acts in seed dormancy, plant development, drought tolerance, and adaptive responses to environmental stresses...
  52. pmc Guard cell signal transduction network: advances in understanding abscisic acid, CO2, and Ca2+ signaling
    Tae Houn Kim
    University of California, San Diego, Division of Biological Sciences, La Jolla, California 92093 0116, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 61:561-91. 2010
    ....
  53. ncbi Modulation of drought resistance by the abscisic acid receptor PYL5 through inhibition of clade A PP2Cs
    Julia Santiago
    Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas UPV, ES 46022 Valencia, Spain
    Plant J 60:575-88. 2009
    b>Abscisic acid (ABA) is a key phytohormone involved in adaption to environmental stress and regulation of plant development...
  54. pmc Transcriptional regulation of Arabidopsis MIR168a and argonaute1 homeostasis in abscisic acid and abiotic stress responses
    Wei Li
    School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
    Plant Physiol 158:1279-92. 2012
    The accumulation of a number of small RNAs in plants is affected by abscisic acid (ABA) and abiotic stresses, but the underlying mechanisms are poorly understood...
  55. pmc The MYB96 transcription factor mediates abscisic acid signaling during drought stress response in Arabidopsis
    Pil Joon Seo
    Molecular Signaling Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea 151 742
    Plant Physiol 151:275-89. 2009
    ..Various growth hormones, particularly abscisic acid (ABA) and auxin, play a critical role in root growth under drought through complex signaling networks...
  56. ncbi Molecular aspects of seed dormancy
    Ruth Finkelstein
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106 9610, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 59:387-415. 2008
    ..The balance of abscisic acid (ABA):gibberellin (GA) levels and sensitivity is a major, but not the sole, regulator of dormancy status...
  57. ncbi ABFs, a family of ABA-responsive element binding factors
    H Choi
    Kumho Life and Environmental Science Laboratory, Kwangju 500 712, South Korea
    J Biol Chem 275:1723-30. 2000
    b>Abscisic acid (ABA) plays an important role in environmental stress responses of higher plants during vegetative growth...
  58. ncbi ABI5 acts downstream of ABI3 to execute an ABA-dependent growth arrest during germination
    Luis Lopez-Molina
    Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, Laboratory for Mass Spectrometry and Gaseous Ion Chemistry, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Plant J 32:317-28. 2002
    ..Although ABI5 is consistently located in the nucleus, chromosomal immunoprecipitation (ChIP) experiments revealed that ABA increases ABI5 occupancy on the AtEm6 promoter...
  59. pmc Arabidopsis calcium-dependent protein kinase AtCPK32 interacts with ABF4, a transcriptional regulator of abscisic acid-responsive gene expression, and modulates its activity
    Hyung In Choi
    Kumho Life and Environmental Science Laboratory, Gwangju 500 712, South Korea
    Plant Physiol 139:1750-61. 2005
    The phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA) regulates stress-responsive gene expression during vegetative growth...
  60. pmc The relationship of drought-related gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana to hormonal and environmental factors
    Daiqing Huang
    Plant Biotechnology Institute, National Research Council of Canada, 110 Gymnasium Place, Saskatoon S7N 0W9, Canada
    J Exp Bot 59:2991-3007. 2008
    ..It has previously been shown that the abscisic acid (ABA) analogue (+)-8'-acetylene-ABA (PBI425) hyperinduces many ABA-like changes in gene expression to reveal a ..
  61. pmc CDPKs CPK6 and CPK3 function in ABA regulation of guard cell S-type anion- and Ca(2+)-permeable channels and stomatal closure
    Izumi C Mori
    Cell and Developmental Biology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Molecular Genetics, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e327. 2006
    b>Abscisic acid (ABA) signal transduction has been proposed to utilize cytosolic Ca(2+) in guard cell ion channel regulation...
  62. pmc Suppression of 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase, which encodes a key enzyme in abscisic acid biosynthesis, alters fruit texture in transgenic tomato
    Liang Sun
    College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
    Plant Physiol 158:283-98. 2012
    ..To examine the role of abscisic acid (ABA) in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruit ripening, we suppressed SlNCED1, which encodes 9-cis-..
  63. pmc The Arabidopsis mediator subunit MED25 differentially regulates jasmonate and abscisic acid signaling through interacting with the MYC2 and ABI5 transcription factors
    Rong Chen
    State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, National Centre for Plant Gene Research Beijing, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    Plant Cell 24:2898-916. 2012
    ..mechanisms of the MEDIATOR25 (MED25) subunit of the Arabidopsis thaliana Mediator in regulating jasmonate- and abscisic acid (ABA)-triggered gene transcription...
  64. pmc MOTHER OF FT AND TFL1 regulates seed germination through a negative feedback loop modulating ABA signaling in Arabidopsis
    Wanyan Xi
    Department of Biological Sciences and Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, National University of Singapore, 117543, Singapore
    Plant Cell 22:1733-48. 2010
    b>Abscisic acid (ABA) and gibberellin (GA) are two antagonistic phytohormones that regulate seed germination in response to biotic and abiotic environmental stresses...
  65. ncbi Nitric oxide, stomatal closure, and abiotic stress
    Steven Neill
    Centre for Research in Plant Science, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
    J Exp Bot 59:165-76. 2008
    ..Stomatal closure, initiated by abscisic acid (ABA), is effected through a complex symphony of intracellular signalling in which NO appears to be one ..
  66. pmc NADPH oxidase AtrbohD and AtrbohF genes function in ROS-dependent ABA signaling in Arabidopsis
    June M Kwak
    Cell and Developmental Biology Section, Division of Biological Sciences and Center for Molecular Genetics, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    EMBO J 22:2623-33. 2003
    Reactive oxygen species (ROS) have been proposed to function as second messengers in abscisic acid (ABA) signaling in guard cells...
  67. pmc CYP707A1 and CYP707A2, which encode abscisic acid 8'-hydroxylases, are indispensable for proper control of seed dormancy and germination in Arabidopsis
    Masanori Okamoto
    RIKEN Plant Science Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230 0045, Japan
    Plant Physiol 141:97-107. 2006
    Endogenous abscisic acid (ABA) levels are regulated by both biosynthesis and catabolism of the hormone. ABA 8'-hydroxylase is considered to be the key catabolic enzyme in many physiological processes...
  68. ncbi Two novel GPCR-type G proteins are abscisic acid receptors in Arabidopsis
    Sona Pandey
    Biology Department, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Cell 136:136-48. 2009
    In plants, G proteins modulate signaling by the stress hormone, abscisic acid (ABA)...
  69. pmc Arabidopsis mutant deficient in 3 abscisic acid-activated protein kinases reveals critical roles in growth, reproduction, and stress
    Hiroaki Fujii
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:8380-5. 2009
    b>Abscisic acid (ABA) is an important phytohormone regulating seed dormancy, germination, seedling growth, and plant transpiration...
  70. ncbi Role of DREB transcription factors in abiotic and biotic stress tolerance in plants
    Pradeep K Agarwal
    International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Aruna Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi, 110067, India
    Plant Cell Rep 25:1263-74. 2006
    ..This review intends to focus on the structure, role of DREBs in plant stress signaling and the present status of their deployment in developing stress tolerant transgenic plants...
  71. pmc The Arabidopsis abscisic acid response gene ABI5 encodes a basic leucine zipper transcription factor
    R R Finkelstein
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Plant Cell 12:599-609. 2000
    The Arabidopsis abscisic acid (ABA)-insensitive abi5 mutants have pleiotropic defects in ABA response, including decreased sensitivity to ABA inhibition of germination and altered expression of some ABA-regulated genes...
  72. pmc The Mg-chelatase H subunit of Arabidopsis antagonizes a group of WRKY transcription repressors to relieve ABA-responsive genes of inhibition
    Yi Shang
    Protein Science Laboratory of the Ministry of Education, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    Plant Cell 22:1909-35. 2010
    The phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA) plays a vital role in plant development and response to environmental challenges, but the complex networks of ABA signaling pathways are poorly understood...
  73. pmc Early abscisic acid signal transduction mechanisms: newly discovered components and newly emerging questions
    Katharine E Hubbard
    Center for Molecular Genetics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Genes Dev 24:1695-708. 2010
    The plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) regulates many key processes in plants, including seed germination and development and abiotic stress tolerance, particularly drought resistance...
  74. ncbi Small RNAs from MITE-derived stem-loop precursors regulate abscisic acid signaling and abiotic stress responses in rice
    Yongsheng Yan
    State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    Plant J 65:820-8. 2011
    ..We also show that abscisic acid (ABA) and abiotic stresses downregulate the expression of siR441 and siR446 but, surprisingly, increase the ..
  75. ncbi Characterization of transcription factor gene SNAC2 conferring cold and salt tolerance in rice
    Honghong Hu
    National Center of Plant Gene Research Wuhan, National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
    Plant Mol Biol 67:169-81. 2008
    ..SNAC2 promoter activity analyses suggest that SNAC2 gene was induced by drought, salinity, cold, wounding, and abscisic acid (ABA) treatment...
  76. pmc The cytosolic/nuclear HSC70 and HSP90 molecular chaperones are important for stomatal closure and modulate abscisic acid-dependent physiological responses in Arabidopsis
    Mathilde Clement
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 6191 Biolologie Végétale and Microbiologie Environnementale, F 13108 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
    Plant Physiol 156:1481-92. 2011
    ..2 activity are compromised in the dark-, CO(2)-, flagellin 22 peptide-, and abscisic acid (ABA)-induced stomatal closure...
  77. ncbi The Mg-chelatase H subunit is an abscisic acid receptor
    Yuan Yue Shen
    China State Key Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, China Agricultural University, 100094 Beijing, China
    Nature 443:823-6. 2006
    b>Abscisic acid (ABA) is a vital phytohormone that regulates mainly stomatal aperture and seed development, but ABA receptors involved in these processes have yet to be determined...
  78. pmc Ethylene interacts with abscisic acid to regulate endosperm rupture during germination: a comparative approach using Lepidium sativum and Arabidopsis thaliana
    Ada Linkies
    University of Freiburg, Faculty of Biology, Institute for Biology II, Botany Plant Physiology, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Plant Cell 21:3803-22. 2009
    ..weakening of Lepidium and endosperm rupture of both species and that it counteracts the inhibitory action of abscisic acid (ABA) on these two processes...
  79. pmc Water deficit alters differentially metabolic pathways affecting important flavor and quality traits in grape berries of Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay
    Laurent G Deluc
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:212. 2009
    ..While some pathways or enzymes affected by water deficit have been identified, little is known about the global effects of water deficit on grape berry metabolism...
  80. ncbi Repression of AUXIN RESPONSE FACTOR10 by microRNA160 is critical for seed germination and post-germination stages
    Po Pu Liu
    Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Plant J 52:133-46. 2007
    ....
  81. pmc Arabidopsis ABA INSENSITIVE4 regulates lipid mobilization in the embryo and reveals repression of seed germination by the endosperm
    Steven Penfield
    Department of Biology, Centre for Novel Agricultural Products, University of York, York YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Plant Cell 18:1887-99. 2006
    ..postgerminatively via gluconeogenesis to fuel seedling establishment and that lipid breakdown is repressed by abscisic acid (ABA) in embryo but not endosperm tissues...
  82. ncbi ABA biosynthesis and degradation contributing to ABA homeostasis during barley seed development under control and terminal drought-stress conditions
    Christiane Seiler
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Correnstrasse 03, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    J Exp Bot 62:2615-32. 2011
    ..This terminal drought is characterized by an excess production of the phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA) which plays an important role during seed development and dormancy...
  83. ncbi Guard cell abscisic acid signalling and engineering drought hardiness in plants
    J I Schroeder
    Division of Biology and Center for Molecular Genetics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093-0116, USA
    Nature 410:327-30. 2001
    ..In response to drought, plants synthesize the hormone abscisic acid, which triggers closing of stomata, thus reducing water loss...
  84. ncbi Genome-wide transcriptional analysis of the Arabidopsis thaliana interaction with the plant pathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 and the human pathogen Escherichia coli O157:H7
    Roger Thilmony
    Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Plant J 46:34-53. 2006
    ....
  85. ncbi Long-distance signals regulating stomatal conductance and leaf growth in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) plants subjected to partial root-zone drying
    Wagdy Y Sobeih
    Department of Biological Sciences, Lancaster Environment Centre, University of Lancaster, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 55:2353-63. 2004
    ..Such closure coincided with increased xylem sap pH and did not require increased xylem sap abscisic acid (ABA) concentration ([X-ABA])...
  86. pmc Global analysis of della direct targets in early gibberellin signaling in Arabidopsis
    Rodolfo Zentella
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Plant Cell 19:3037-57. 2007
    ..In addition, one of the putative DELLA targets, XERICO, promotes accumulation of abscisic acid (ABA) that antagonizes GA effects...
  87. ncbi Hydrogen peroxide signalling
    Steven Neill
    Centre for Research in Plant Science, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of the West of England UWE, Frenchay, Bristol, BS161QY, UK
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 5:388-95. 2002
    ..Downstream signalling events that are modulated by hydrogen peroxide include calcium mobilisation, protein phosphorylation and gene expression. Calcium and Rop signalling contribute to the maintenance of hydrogen peroxide homeostasis...
  88. pmc Reciprocity between abscisic acid and ethylene at the onset of berry ripening and after harvest
    Liang Sun
    College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Yuanmingyuan West Road, Beijing, PR China
    BMC Plant Biol 10:257. 2010
    The ripening of grape berry is generally regulated by abscisic acid (ABA), and has no relationship with ethylene function...
  89. pmc Mitogen-activated protein kinase is involved in abscisic acid-induced antioxidant defense and acts downstream of reactive oxygen species production in leaves of maize plants
    Aying Zhang
    College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, People s Republic of China
    Plant Physiol 141:475-87. 2006
    The role of mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) in abscisic acid (ABA)-induced antioxidant defense was investigated in leaves of maize (Zea mays) plants...
  90. ncbi Water stress-induced abscisic acid accumulation triggers the increased generation of reactive oxygen species and up-regulates the activities of antioxidant enzymes in maize leaves
    Mingyi Jiang
    Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, PRC
    J Exp Bot 53:2401-10. 2002
    The interrelationship among water-stress-induced abscisic acid (ABA) accumulation, the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS), and the activities of several antioxidant enzymes such as superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT), ..
  91. ncbi Characterization of the ABA-regulated global responses to dehydration in Arabidopsis by metabolomics
    Kaoru Urano
    Gene Discovery Research Group, RIKEN Plant Science Center, 3 1 1 Koyadai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Plant J 57:1065-78. 2009
    ..NCED3 plays a role in the dehydration-inducible biosynthesis of abscisic acid (ABA), a phytohormone that is important in the dehydration-stress response in higher plants...
  92. ncbi Three SnRK2 protein kinases are the main positive regulators of abscisic acid signaling in response to water stress in Arabidopsis
    Yasunari Fujita
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8686, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:2123-32. 2009
    ..Together, our results indicate that SRK2D/E/I function as main positive regulators, and suggest that ABA signaling is controlled by the dual modulation of SRK2D/E/I and group-A PP2Cs...
  93. pmc Functional analysis of AHK1/ATHK1 and cytokinin receptor histidine kinases in response to abscisic acid, drought, and salt stress in Arabidopsis
    Lam Son Phan Tran
    Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8686, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:20623-8. 2007
    ..studies in Arabidopsis indicated that AHK1 is a positive regulator of drought and salt stress responses and abscisic acid (ABA) signaling...
  94. pmc An Arabidopsis myb homolog is induced by dehydration stress and its gene product binds to the conserved MYB recognition sequence
    T Urao
    Institute of Physical and Chemical Research RIKEN, Tsukuba Life Science Center, Ibaraki, Japan
    Plant Cell 5:1529-39. 1993
    ..The Atmyb2 mRNA also accumulated upon salt stress and with the onset of treatment with abscisic acid. A beta-glucuronidase reporter gene driven by the Atmyb2 promoter was induced by dehydration and salt stress ..
  95. ncbi Abscisic acid triggers the endocytosis of the arabidopsis KAT1 K+ channel and its recycling to the plasma membrane
    Jens Uwe Sutter
    Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biophysics, IBLS Plant Sciences, Bower Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 17:1396-402. 2007
    ..However, direct evidence for evoked and selective traffic has been lacking. Here, we report that the hormone abscisic acid (ABA), which controls ion transport and transpiration in plants under water stress, triggers the selective ..
  96. pmc The transcription factor ABI4 is a regulator of mitochondrial retrograde expression of ALTERNATIVE OXIDASE1a
    Estelle Giraud
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology, University of Western Australia, Crawley 6009, Western Australia, Australia
    Plant Physiol 150:1286-96. 2009
    ..This element overlaps with a previously identified potential binding site for the transcription factor ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE4 (ABI4)...
  97. ncbi MYB96-mediated abscisic acid signals induce pathogen resistance response by promoting salicylic acid biosynthesis in Arabidopsis
    Pil Joon Seo
    Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 742, Korea
    New Phytol 186:471-83. 2010
    The Arabidopsis MYB96 transcription factor plays a role in abscisic acid (ABA)-mediated drought response...
  98. ncbi An update on abscisic acid signaling in plants and more
    Aleksandra Wasilewska
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UPR 2355, 1 Avenue de la Terrasse, Bat 23, 91190 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Mol Plant 1:198-217. 2008
    The mode of abscisic acid (ABA) action, and its relations to drought adaptive responses in particular, has been a captivating area of plant hormone research for much over a decade...
  99. pmc Cytoplasmic alkalization precedes reactive oxygen species production during methyl jasmonate- and abscisic acid-induced stomatal closure
    Dontamala Suhita
    CEA Cadarache DSV DEVM, Laboratoire des Echanges Membranaires et Signalisation, UMR 163 CNRS CEA, Universite de la Mediterranee, 13108 St Paul lez Durance Cedex, France
    Plant Physiol 134:1536-45. 2004
    Signaling events during abscisic acid (ABA) or methyl jasmonate (MJ)-induced stomatal closure were examined in Arabidopsis wild type, ABA-insensitive (ost1-2), and MJ-insensitive mutants (jar1-1) in order to examine a crosstalk between ..
  100. pmc Highly sensitive and high-throughput analysis of plant hormones using MS-probe modification and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry: an application for hormone profiling in Oryza sativa
    Mikiko Kojima
    RIKEN Plant Science Center, Tsurumi, Yokohama, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:1201-14. 2009
    ..Combining the results of hormone profiling data with transcriptome data in the gibberellin signaling mutants allows us to analyze relationships between changes in gene expression and hormone metabolism...
  101. pmc Roles of arabidopsis WRKY18, WRKY40 and WRKY60 transcription factors in plant responses to abscisic acid and abiotic stress
    Han Chen
    State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol and Key Laboratory of Gene Engineering of the Ministry of Education, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
    BMC Plant Biol 10:281. 2010
    ..Arabidopsis WRKY18, WRKY40, and WRKY60 transcription factors interact both physically and functionally in plant defense responses. However, their role in plant abiotic stress response has not been directly analyzed...

Research Grants18

  1. Development of Novel LANCL2-based Anti-diabetic Compounds
    JOSEP BASSAGANYA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have discovered a naturally occurring isoprenoid, abscisic acid (ABA) that increases insulin sensitivity and suppresses inflammation in overweight and obesity...
  2. Stomate-based innate immunity against bacterial infection in Arabidopsis
    Maeli Melotto; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the stomatal pore, requires a flagellin receptor as well as production and signaling of the plant hormones abscisic acid and salicylic acid...
  3. Programmed Cell Death and Disease Resistance in Arabidopsis
    Roger W Innes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..resistance is correlated with activation of PCD and defense genes, enhanced sensitivity to the plant hormone abscisic acid, and enhanced senescence in response to biotic and abiotic stresses...
  4. Development of Novel Class of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
    KEN CARTER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e., abscisic acid (ABA) and 61610)...
  5. Calcium Signaling and Ion Homeostasis Regulation
    Jian Kang Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e., SnRK3s) are essential for the signaling of osmotic stress and the stress hormone abscisic acid (ABA)...
  6. STRESS HORMONE SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION IN ARABIDOPSIS
    Julian I Schroeder; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Abscisic acid (ABA) is a central stress hormone in Arabidopsis that mediates rapid cellular responses, down- regulates cell proliferation and causes cell cycle arrest...
  7. Structure and Function Analyses of DELLA Interacting Proteins in Arabidopsis
    Tai Ping Sun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to control plant growth and development by integrating internal signals from other hormone pathways [auxin, abscisic acid, jasmonic acid (JA) and ethylene], and external biotic (pathogen) and abiotic cues (light conditions, cold and ..
  8. Structural and functional analysis of a dynamic ABA signaling complex
    Karsten Melcher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to determine the crystal structure of a dynamic signaling complex of the crucial plant stress hormone abscisic acid (ABA)...
  9. Using Arabidopsis to uncover interactions between phytohormone signaling pathways
    LUCIA STRADER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of this project is to enhance understanding of the signaling network that connects the phytohormones auxin, abscisic acid (ABA), and ethylene...
  10. REGULATION OF SYNTHESIS OF A HORMONE INDUCED PROTEIN
    GLENN GALAU; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Regulators include the plant hormone abscisic acid and probably events related to incipient dehydration prior to full desiccation of the mature seed...
  11. Target proteins of the SnRK2-2 kinase in Arabidopsis
    Jiaxu Li; Fiscal Year: 2005
    All eukaryotic cells share the ability to sense and respond to changes in their environment. The plant hormone, abscisic acid (ABA), plays a critical role in regulation of stress responses in plants...
  12. Gene Silencing in Repressor of Silencing Mutants
    PAUL VERSLUES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Second, newly isolated mutants that suppress the gene silencing phenotype of ros1 will be characterized using similar methods as applied to ros2 and ros3. ..
  13. Mechanisms of Immune Modulation by Abscisic Acid
    Josep Bassaganya Riera; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Abscisic acid (ABA) is a botanical involved in the regulation of plant growth and a promising immune modulator...
  14. MOLECULAR GENETIC STUDIES OF PLANT STEROID SIGNALING
    Jianming Li; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  15. Interaction of auxin and abscisic acid signaling
    LUCIA STRADER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By studying and cloning suppresors, as well as identifying IBR5 substrates, a more in-depth understanding of auxin and ABA cross-talk will be gained. ..
  16. MUTATOR TRANSPORTABLE ELEMENTS OF MAIZE
    Virginia Walbot; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Host factors that regulate MuDR/Mu activities will also be characterized, because transposable element activities are an evolved nartnershiD of the transDoson and its host. ..
  17. 2005 Plant Metabolic Engineering Gordon Res. Conference
    ELEANORE WURTZEL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Concerted efforts will be made for appropriate representation by women, persons with disabilities, and scientists from underrepresented groups. ..
  18. High-Throughput DNA Microarrays for Osteoblasts
    RICHARD KRIS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....