alexa Abstract | Brassica Villosa a Potential Tool to Improve the Insect or Disease Resistance of Brassica Crop Species
ISSN: 2329-8936

Transcriptomics: Open Access
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Short Communication Open Access

Abstract

Outward growths on plant epidermal cells are known as trichomes or hair cells and they act as a barrier for plant predators. Brassica napus (canola) is the major oil seed crop in the world but lacks trichomes on them but a wild relative of canola, Brassica villosa has dense trichomes on them. Transcriptomic study of B. villosa indicated differential expression of trichome, photosynthesis light reactions, major carbohydrates, cellulose, lipid and amino acid metabolism, sulfur assimilation, metal handling/binding, hormones, biotic stress, redox, RNA regulation/ transcription, post-translational modification, signalling, cell vesicle transport, development, secondary metabolism and miscellaneous genes. And bio-chemical results from B. villosa trichomes confirmed accumulation of metals and a unique alkaloid-like compound in them. These results from B. villosa opened the doors for using this species as a potential tool for the improvement of insect or disease resistance in Brassica crop species.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image | Peer-reviewed Full Article image

Author(s): Naghabushana K. Nayidu, Peta Bonham-Smith and Margaret Gruber

Keywords

Protein engineering,Transcriptome analysis,Comparative transcriptomics

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
 
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords