Arabidopsis thaliana

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Noun1.Arabidopsis thaliana - a small invasive self-pollinating weed with small white flowers; much studied by plant geneticists; the first higher plant whose complete genome sequence was described
cress, cress plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
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Transposable elements and small RNAs contribute to gene expression divergence between Arabidopsis thaliana and Arabidopsis lyrata.
Bioassay to detect Ascophyllum nodosum extract-induced cytokinin-like activity in Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Applied Phycology 23: 409-414.
Phenolic compounds biosynthesis genes of Glycine max, Cicer arietinum, and Arabidopsis thaliana were searched from NCBI GenBank (https://www.ncbi.nlm and the KEGG database (
Phylogenetic relationship was constructed by using the CLC Genomics Workbench software with R2R3-MYB publicly available amino acid sequence of MYB-like 102 Arabidopsis thaliana (NP_567626), transcription factor MYB39 of Oryza sativa Japonica group (XP_015645522), Glycine max MYB transcription factor MYB77 (ABH02890), Medicago sativa MYB transcription factor (XP_003608268), MYB DNA-binding domain superfamily protein from Zea mays (DAA63102), Malus domestica (NP_001281023), and MYB transcription factor from Populus tremula x Populus alba (AAN05422).
Gundlach et al., "MIPS Arabidopsis thaliana Database (MAtDB): An integrated biological knowledge resource based on the first complete plant genome," Nucleic Acids Research, vol.
In Arabidopsis thaliana, five pairs COR genes have been found, including COR6.6 (Kurkela and Borg-Franck, 1992), COR15 (Lin and Thomashow, 1992; Wilhelm and Thomashow, 1993), COR47 (Gilmour et al., 1992), COR78 (Horvath et al., 1993) and COR413 (Hajela et al., 1990).
The team also showed that PpeTAC1 has the same effect in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. "Surprisingly, this same gene was found to perform a very similar function in the distantly related rice and corn," says Dardick.
Applications of these technologies to many systems and fields of interest, such as herbal medicine, flavonoids, and the model organism Arabidopsis thaliana, are highlighted.
In the genus Arabidopsis, the model plant species, Arabidopsis thaliana, is intolerant of heavy metals while Arabidopsis hallari hyperaccumulates both cadmium and zinc.
London, United Kingdom, February 06, 2013 --( In 2005, Susan Lolle and colleagues from Purdue University published a paper in Nature, concluding that Arabidopsis thaliana plants do not obey the laws of Mendelian inheritance (the idea that all genes are inherited from their parents).