Table 1: Tissue-specific expression of five families of HSPs in cereal and forage and turf grasses responding to heat stress.

HSP FamilyTissueCereal Species

HSP100  LeafWheat [67]
RootWheat [67]
SeedMaize [68], Rice [68], Wheat [68]

HSP90  SeedMaize [69]

HSP70  LeafWheat [70]
RootMaize [69], Wheat [70]
SeedWheat [71]

HSP60  LeafMaize [69]
RootBarley [70], Maize [69], Rye [70], Wheat [70]
SeedMaize [69]

sHSP  LeafBarley [72], Maize [69, 73], Rice [74], Wheat [30, 70]
RootMaize [69], Wheat [70]
SeedPearl millet [75], Sorghum [75], Wheat [71, 76]

HSP FamilyTissueForage and Turf Species

HSP100  LeafCreeping bentgrass [77], Fescue [78]

HSP90 LeafCreeping bentgrass [77, 79], Fescue [78], Orchardgrass [80]
RootCreeping bentgrass [79]

HSP70 LeafCreeping bentgrass [77, 79, 8184], Fescue [78]
RootCreeping bentgrass (unpublished)

HSP60 LeafCreeping bentgrass [79, 81, 82]
RootCreeping bentgrass (unpublished)

sHSPLeafCreeping bentgrass [77, 81, 82, 84], Fescue [78]