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Selected articles from the 10th International Symposium of Rice Functional Genomics

Dr Baltazar Antonio, Prof Apichart Vanavichit

  1. Review

    Iron biofortification of rice using different transgenic approaches

    More than 2 billion people suffer from iron (Fe) deficiency, and developing crop cultivars with an increased concentration of micronutrients (biofortification) can address this problem. In this review, we desc...

    Hiroshi Masuda, May Sann Aung and Naoko K Nishizawa

    Rice 2013 6:40

    Published on: 19 December 2013

  2. Review

    International Consortium of Rice Mutagenesis: resources and beyond

    Rice is one of the most important crops in the world. The rice community needs to cooperate and share efforts and resources so that we can understand the functions of rice genes, especially those with a role i...

    Fu-Jin Wei, Gaƫtan Droc, Emmanuel Guiderdoni and Yue-ie C Hsing

    Rice 2013 6:39

    Published on: 17 December 2013

  3. Research

    Involvement of mitogen activated protein kinase kinase 6 in UV induced transcripts accumulation of genes in phytoalexin biosynthesis in rice

    Ultra violet radiation leads to accumulation of phytoalexins (PA) in rice (Oryza sativa) which are typically accumulated when the plants are infected with rice blast pathogen Magnaporthe oryzae. Although extensiv...

    Dhammaprakash Pandhari Wankhede, Kundan Kumar, Pallavi Singh and Alok Krishna Sinha

    Rice 2013 6:35

    Published on: 2 December 2013

  4. Research

    Characterization of a Nagina22 rice mutant for heat tolerance and mapping of yield traits

    Heat is one of the major factors that considerably limit rice production. Nagina 22 (N22) is a deep-rooted, drought and heat tolerant aus rice cultivar. This study reports the characterization of a previously ...

    Yugandhar Poli, Ramana Kumari Basava, Madhusmita Panigrahy, Vishnu Prasanth Vinukonda, Nageswara Rao Dokula, Sitapathi Rao Voleti, Subrahmanyam Desiraju and Sarla Neelamraju

    Rice 2013 6:36

    Published on: 2 December 2013

  5. Short report

    The knockdown of OsVIT2 and MIT affects iron localization in rice seed

    The mechanism of iron (Fe) uptake in plants has been extensively characterized, but little is known about how Fe transport to different subcellular compartments affects Fe localization in rice seed. Here, we d...

    Khurram Bashir, Ryuichi Takahashi, Shamim Akhtar, Yasuhiro Ishimaru, Hiromi Nakanishi and Naoko K Nishizawa

    Rice 2013 6:31

    Published on: 20 November 2013

  6. Research

    Molecular relationships between Australian annual wild rice, Oryza meridionalis, and two related perennial forms

    The perennial, Oryza rufipogon distributed from Asia to Australia and the annual O. meridionalis indigenous to Australia are AA genome species in the Oryza. However, recent research has demonstrated that the Aust...

    Masahiro Sotowa, Kenta Ootsuka, Yuu Kobayashi, Yin Hao, Katsunori Tanaka, Katsuyuki Ichitani, Jonathan M Flowers, Michael D Purugganan, Ikuo Nakamura, Yo-Ichiro Sato, Tadashi Sato, Darren Crayn, Bryan Simon, Daniel LE Waters, Robert J Henry and Ryuji Ishikawa

    Rice 2013 6:26

    Published on: 28 October 2013

  7. Review

    Insights into genomics of salt stress response in rice

    Plants, as sessile organisms experience various abiotic stresses, which pose serious threat to crop production. Plants adapt to environmental stress by modulating their growth and development along with the va...

    Kundan Kumar, Manu Kumar, Seong-Ryong Kim, Hojin Ryu and Yong-Gu Cho

    Rice 2013 6:27

    Published on: 28 October 2013

  8. Research

    Genetic analysis of an elite super-hybrid rice parent using high-density SNP markers

    With an increasing world population and a gradual decline in the amount of arable land, food security remains a global challenge. Continued increases in rice yield will be required to break through the barrier...

    Meijuan Duan, Zhizhong Sun, Liping Shu, Yanning Tan, Dong Yu, Xuewu Sun, Ruifen Liu, Yujie Li, Siyu Gong and Dingyang Yuan

    Rice 2013 6:21

    Published on: 15 August 2013

  9. Research

    Genome-wide identification and analysis of Japonica and Indica cultivar-preferred transcripts in rice using 983 Affymetrix array data

    Accumulation of genome-wide transcriptome data provides new insight on a genomic scale which cannot be gained by analyses of individual data. The majority of rice (O. sativa) species are japonica and indica culti...

    Ki-Hong Jung, Hyun-Jung Gho, Hoi-Khoanh Giong, Anil Kumar Nalini Chandran, Quynh-Nga Nguyen, HeeBak Choi, Tian Zhang, Wen Wang, Jin-Hyun Kim, Hong-Kyu Choi and Gynheung An

    Rice 2013 6:19

    Published on: 10 August 2013

  10. Short report

    Single-feature polymorphism mapping of isogenic rice lines identifies the influence of terpene synthase on brown planthopper feeding preferences

    Bph3, a major brown planthopper (BPH) resistance locus derived from the rice cultivar Rathu Heenati (RH), has been used as a stable donor of traits that improve highly susceptible aromatic rice varieties in Thail...

    Wintai Kamolsukyunyong, Wissarut Sukhaket, Vinitchan Ruanjaichon, Theerayut Toojinda and Apichart Vanavichit

    Rice 2013 6:18

    Published on: 2 August 2013