Mulberry (Morus spp.) has the features to treat as a potential perennial model system

Plant Signaling & Behavior
K H Dhanyalakshmi, Karaba N Nataraja

Abstract

Mulberry (Morus spp.), a commercially exploited tree species as the host of monophagous pest silk worm (Bombyx mori), belongs to the family Moraceae. The domesticated tree has diverse beneficial characters such as traits associated with rapid growth and biomass production, plant insect/microbe interaction, abiotic stress tolerance and the traits associated with nutritional and medicinal values; some of which have been exploited. Draft genome of Morus notabilis has been sequenced and a large volume of transcriptome and genomic resources have been generated. In this review an attempt has been made to examine the options for considering mulberry as another tree model system to study unique traits associated with perennial systems. The diverse traits and features in mulberry suggest that the system can be a "comprehensive trait integrated tree system" quite different from other model tree systems.

References

Feb 22, 2001·Small Ruminant Research : the Journal of the International Goat Association·J X. LiuZ Q. Shi
Jan 25, 2006·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·Kotaro KonnoKatsuyuki Kohno
Sep 16, 2006·Science·Gerald A TuskanDaniel S Rokhsar
Feb 7, 2007·Annual Review of Plant Biology·Stefan Jansson, Carl J Douglas
Feb 22, 2008·International Journal of Plant Genomics·Jean-Michel AnéJulia Frugoli
May 12, 2009·Current Biology : CB·Kana TanakaKazushige Touhara
May 30, 2009·Phytochemistry·Naoya WasanoKen Tateishi
Oct 2, 2009·Nucleic Acids Research·Jun DuanQingyou Xia
Apr 23, 2010·The Plant Journal : for Cell and Molecular Biology·Maarten Koornneef, David Meinke
Jun 29, 2010·Plant Physiology and Biochemistry : PPB·H M MamruthaKaraba N Nataraja
Mar 25, 2011·Plant Cell Reports·Paramjit Khurana, Vibha G Checker
Nov 21, 2012·Journal of Ethnopharmacology·Seon Beom KimMi Kyeong Lee
Sep 21, 2013·Nature Communications·Ningjia HeZhonghuai Xiang
Dec 20, 2013·Foodborne Pathogens and Disease·Ji-Hye LeeMi Sook Chung
Jan 22, 2014·Physiologia Plantarum·Pedro AraújoPaulo Mazzafera
Jun 12, 2014·Nature·Alexander A MyburgJeremy Schmutz
Jun 14, 2014·Database : the Journal of Biological Databases and Curation·Tian LiNingjia He
Jun 26, 2014·BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine·Hyun Ji EoJin Boo Jeong
Mar 1, 2015·Database : the Journal of Biological Databases and Curation·Bi MaNingjia He
Jun 30, 2015·Mitochondrial DNA. Part A. DNA Mapping, Sequencing, and Analysis·Chen ChenZhe-Zhi Wang
Jul 15, 2015·Environmental Science and Pollution Research International·Lingyun ZhouShuifeng Wang
Sep 25, 2015·International Journal of Molecular Sciences·Fanwei DaiCuiming Tang
Oct 16, 2015·The New Phytologist·Nicholas J ProvartPeter McCourt
Oct 8, 2016·Cell·Caren ChangElliot M Meyerowitz
Nov 5, 2016·Genetics and Molecular Research : GMR·Q L LiC C Li
Jan 18, 2017·Archives of Pharmacal Research·Eun Bi KukHyun Ah Jung
May 16, 2017·Journal of Proteome Research·Dandan WangQingyou Xia
May 23, 2017·Fitoterapia·Huynh Nguyen Khanh TranByung Sun Min

Citations

May 30, 2019·International Journal of Molecular Sciences·Yan LiuZhiqiang Lv

Related Concepts

Metazoa
Genomics
Morus (plant)
Gene Expression Profiles
Genome
Insecta
Plants, Medicinal
Trees (plant)
Bombyx mori
Morus (plant)

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Synthetic Genetic Array Analysis

Synthetic genetic arrays allow the systematic examination of genetic interactions. Here is the latest research focusing on synthetic genetic arrays and their analyses.

Congenital Hyperinsulinism

Congenital hyperinsulinism is caused by genetic mutations resulting in excess insulin secretion from beta cells of the pancreas. Here is the latest research.

Neural Activity: Imaging

Imaging of neural activity in vivo has developed rapidly recently with the advancement of fluorescence microscopy, including new applications using miniaturized microscopes (miniscopes). This feed follows the progress in this growing field.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Epigenetic Memory

Epigenetic memory refers to the heritable genetic changes that are not explained by the DNA sequence. Find the latest research on epigenetic memory here.

Cell Atlas of the Human Eye

Constructing a cell atlas of the human eye will require transcriptomic and histologic analysis over the lifespan. This understanding will aid in the study of development and disease. Find the latest research pertaining to the Cell Atlas of the Human Eye here.

Femoral Neoplasms

Femoral Neoplasms are bone tumors that arise in the femur. Discover the latest research on femoral neoplasms here.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.