Table of Contents
International Journal of Plant Genomics
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 931898, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/931898
Research Article

Comparative Transcriptomics Reveals 129 Transcripts That Are Temporally Regulated during Anther Development and Meiotic Progression in Both Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum) and Rice (Oryza sativa)

1School of Agriculture, Food & Wine, The Waite Research Institute, The University of Adelaide, Waite Campus, PMB1, Glen Osmond, SA 5064, Australia
2Station de Génétique et Amélioration des Plantes, INRA, Centre de Versailles Grignon, Route de Saint-Cyr, 78026 Versailles, France
3Interdisciplinary Center for Plant Genomics and Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi, South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, New Delhi 110021, India

Received 24 June 2011; Accepted 9 August 2011

Academic Editor: Pierre Sourdille

Copyright © 2011 Wayne Crismani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. S. Chu, J. DeRisi, M. Eisen et al., “The transcriptional program of sporulation in budding yeast,” Science, vol. 282, no. 5389, pp. 699–705, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J. Andrews, G. G. Bouffard, C. Cheadle, J. Lü, K. G. Becker, and B. Oliver, “Gene discovery using computational and microarray analysis of transcription in the Drosophila melanogaster testis,” Genome Research, vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 2030–2043, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. V. Reinke, H. E. Smith, J. Nance et al., “A global profile of germline gene expression in C. elegans,” Molecular Cell, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 605–616, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. U. Schlecht, P. Demougin, R. Koch et al., “Expression profiling of mammalian male meiosis and gametogenesis identifies novel candidate genes for roles in the regulation of fertility,” Molecular Biology of the Cell, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 1031–1043, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. L. Y. Pang, W. Johnson, N. Ravindranath, M. Dym, O. M. Rennert, and W. Y. Chan, “Expression profiling of purified male germ cells: stage-specific expression patterns related to meiosis and postmeiotic development,” Physiological Genomics, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 75–85, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. W. Crismani, U. Baumann, T. Sutton et al., “Microarray expression analysis of meiosis and microsporogenesis in hexaploid bread wheat,” BMC Genomics, vol. 7, article 267, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. P. Deveshwar, W. D. Bovill, R. Sharma, J. A. Able, and S. Kapoor, “Analysis of anther transcriptomes to identify genes contributing to meiosis and male gametophyte development in rice,” BMC Plant Biology, vol. 11, article 78, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. H. Yang, P. Lu, Y. Wang, and H. Ma, “The transcriptome landscape of Arabidopsis male meiocytes from high-throughput sequencing: The complexity and evolution of the meiotic process,” Plant Journal, vol. 65, no. 4, pp. 503–516, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  9. A. H. Lloyd, A. S. Milligan, P. Langridge, and J. A. Able, “TaMSH7: a cereal mismatch repair gene that affects fertility in transgenic barley (Hordeum vulgare L.),” BMC Plant Biology, vol. 7, article 67, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. S. Griffiths, R. Sharp, T. N. Foote et al., “Molecular characterization of Ph1 as a major chromosome pairing locus in polyploid wheat,” Nature, vol. 439, no. 7077, pp. 749–752, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. S. A. Boden, N. Shadiac, E. J. Tucker, P. Langridge, and J. A. Able, “Expression and functional analysis of TaASY1 during meiosis of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum),” BMC Molecular Biology, vol. 8, article 65, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. S. A. Boden, P. Langridge, G. Spangenberg, and J. A. Able, “TaASY1 promotes homologous chromosome interactions and is affected by deletion of Ph1,” Plant Journal, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 487–497, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. W. P. Pawlowski, I. N. Golubovskaya, L. Timofejeva, R. B. Meeley, W. F. Sheridan, and W. Z. Cande, “Coordination of meiotic recombination, pairing, and synapsis by PHS1,” Science, vol. 303, no. 5654, pp. 89–92, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. S. M. Tam, S. Samipak, A. Britt, and R. T. Chetelat, “Characterization and comparative sequence analysis of the DNA mismatch repair MSH2 and MSH7 genes from tomato,” Genetica, vol. 137, no. 3, pp. 341–354, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. S. J. Armstrong, A. P. Caryl, G. H. Jones, and F. C. H. Franklin, “Asy1, a protein required for meiotic chromosome synapsis, localizes to axis-associated chromatin in Arabidopsis and Brassica,” Journal of Cell Science, vol. 115, no. 18, pp. 3645–3655, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. I. Rubin-Bejerano, S. Sagee, O. Friedman, L. Pnueli, and Y. Kassir, “The in vivo activity of Ime1, the key transcriptional activator of meiosis-specific genes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, is inhibited by the cyclic AMP/protein kinase A signal pathway through the glycogen synthase kinase 3-β homolog Rim11,” Molecular and Cellular Biology, vol. 24, no. 16, pp. 6967–6979, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. N. Jackson, E. Sanchez-Moran, E. Buckling, S. J. Armstrong, G. H. Jones, and F. C. H. Franklin, “Reduced meiotic crossovers and delayed prophase I progression in AtMLH3-deficient Arabidopsis,” EMBO Journal, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 1315–1323, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. K. I. Nonomura, M. Nakano, M. Eiguchi, T. Suzuki, and N. Kurata, “PAIR2 is essential for homologous chromosome synapsis in rice meiosis I,” Journal of Cell Science, vol. 119, no. 2, pp. 217–225, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. R. Mercier and M. Grelon, “Meiosis in plants: ten years of gene discovery,” Cytogenetic and Genome Research, vol. 120, no. 3-4, pp. 281–290, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. W. D. Bovill, P. Deveshwar, S. Kapoor, and J. A. Able, “Whole genome approaches to identify early meiotic gene candidates in cereals,” Functional and Integrative Genomics, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 219–229, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. D. Winter, B. Vinegar, H. Nahal, R. Ammar, G. V. Wilson, and N. J. Provart, “An “electronic fluorescent pictograph” Browser for exploring and analyzing large-scale biological data sets,” PLoS ONE, vol. 2, no. 8, article e718, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus