Plant Biotechnology Journal

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TitlePlant Biotechnology Journal
ISSN1467-7644
PublisherWiley
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Burden tests can be used to map causal genes for a simple metabolic trait in an exome-sequenced polyploid mutant population

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Menard, G. N. and Eastmond, P. J. 2022. Burden tests can be used to map causal genes for a simple metabolic trait in an exome-sequenced polyploid mutant population. Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13890

Enhancing the accumulation of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid in transgenic Camelina through the CRISPR-Cas9 inactivation of the competing FAE1 pathway

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Han, L., Haslam, R. P., Silvestre, S., Lu, C. and Napier, J. A. 2022. Enhancing the accumulation of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid in transgenic Camelina through the CRISPR-Cas9 inactivation of the competing FAE1 pathway. Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13876

Exploring the diversity of promoter and 5’UTR sequences in ancestral, historic and modern wheat

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Hammond-Kosack, M., King, R., Kanyuka, K. and Hammond-Kosack, K. E. 2021. Exploring the diversity of promoter and 5’UTR sequences in ancestral, historic and modern wheat . Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13672

Wheat with greatly reduced accumulation of free asparagine in the grain, produced by CRISPR/Cas9 editing of asparagine synthetase gene TaASN2

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Raffan, S., Sparks, C. A., Huttly, A. K., Hyde, L., Martignago, D., Mead, A., Hanley, S. J., Wilkinson, P., Barker, G., Edwards, K. J., Curtis, T. Y., Usher, S. L., Kosik, O. and Halford, N. G. 2021. Wheat with greatly reduced accumulation of free asparagine in the grain, produced by CRISPR/Cas9 editing of asparagine synthetase gene TaASN2 . Plant Biotechnology Journal. 19 (8), pp. 1602-1613. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13573

KnetMiner: a comprehensive approach for supporting evidence-based gene discovery and complex trait analysis across species

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Hassani-Pak, K., Singh, A., Brandizi, M., Hearnshaw, J., Parsons, J. D., Amberkar, S., Phillips, A. L., Doonan, J. H. and Rawlings, C. J. 2021. KnetMiner: a comprehensive approach for supporting evidence-based gene discovery and complex trait analysis across species. Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13583

High level accumulation of EPA and DHA in field-grown transgenic Camelina – a multi-territory evaluation of TAG accumulation and heterogeneity

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Han, L., Usher, S. L., Sandgrind, S., Hassall, K. L., Sayanova, O. V., Michaelson, L. V., Haslam, R. P. and Napier, J. A. 2020. High level accumulation of EPA and DHA in field-grown transgenic Camelina – a multi-territory evaluation of TAG accumulation and heterogeneity . Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13385

Balancing the double‐edged sword effect of increased resistant starch content and its impact on rice texture: its genetics and molecular physiological mechanisms

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Parween, S., Anonuevo, J. J., Butardo Jr., V. M., Misra, G., Anacleto, R., Llorente, C., Kosik, O., Romero, M. V, Bandonill, E. H., Mendioro, M. S., Lovegrove, A., Fernie, A. R., Brotman, Y and Sreenivasulu, N. 2020. Balancing the double‐edged sword effect of increased resistant starch content and its impact on rice texture: its genetics and molecular physiological mechanisms. Plant Biotechnology Journal. pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13339

Loss of TaIRX9b gene function in wheat decreases chain length and amount of arabinoxylan in grain but increases cross-linking

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Pellny, T. K., Wood, A., Freeman, J., Halsey, K., Plummer, A., Kosik, O., Shewry, P. R., Lovegrove, A., Phillips, A. L. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2020. Loss of TaIRX9b gene function in wheat decreases chain length and amount of arabinoxylan in grain but increases cross-linking. Plant Biotechnology Journal. pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13393

The impact of reducing fatty acid desaturation on the composition and thermal stability of rapeseed oil

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Kaur, H., Wang, L., Stawniak, N., Sloan, R., Van-Erp, H., Eastmond, P. J. and Bancroft, I. 2019. The impact of reducing fatty acid desaturation on the composition and thermal stability of rapeseed oil . Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13263

DREB/CBF expression in wheat and barley using the stress-inducible promoters of HD-Zip I genes: impact on plant development, stress tolerance and yield

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Yang, Y., Al-Baidhani, H. H. J., Harris, J., Riboni, M., Li, Y., Mazonka, I., Bazanova, N., Chirkova, L., Hussain, S. S., Hrmova, M., Haefele, S. M., Lopato, S. and Kovalchuk, N. 2019. DREB/CBF expression in wheat and barley using the stress-inducible promoters of HD-Zip I genes: impact on plant development, stress tolerance and yield. Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13252

Silencing an essential gene involved in infestation and digestion in grain aphid through plant‐mediated RNA interference generates aphid‐resistant wheat plants

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Sun, Y., Sparks, C. A., Jones, H., Riley, M., Francis, F., Du, W. and Xia, L. 2019. Silencing an essential gene involved in infestation and digestion in grain aphid through plant‐mediated RNA interference generates aphid‐resistant wheat plants. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 17 (5), pp. 852-854. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13067

Update on GM canola crops as novel sources of omega-3 fish oils

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Napier, J. A., Olsen, R-E. and Tocher, D. R. 2019. Update on GM canola crops as novel sources of omega-3 fish oils. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 17 (4), pp. 703-705. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13045

Identification and functional analysis of two P450 enzymes of Gossypium hirsutum involved in DMNT and TMTT biosynthesis

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Liu, D., Huang, X., Jing, W., An, X., Zhang, Q., Zhang, H., Zhou, J-J., Zhang, Y. and Guo, Y. 2018. Identification and functional analysis of two P450 enzymes of Gossypium hirsutum involved in DMNT and TMTT biosynthesis. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 16 (2), pp. 581-590. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12797

Major research prize awarded to wheat researchers

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Shewry, P. R. 2018. Major research prize awarded to wheat researchers. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 16 (4), pp. 831-831. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12909

Overexpression of the class I homeodomain transcription factor TaHDZipI‐5 increases drought and frost tolerance in transgenic wheat

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Yang, Y., Luang, S., Harris, J., Riboni, M., Li, Y., Bazanova, N., Hrmova, M., Haefele, S. M., Kovalchuk, N. and Lopato, S. 2017. Overexpression of the class I homeodomain transcription factor TaHDZipI‐5 increases drought and frost tolerance in transgenic wheat. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 16 (6), pp. 1227-1240. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12865

Characterization of a Wheat Breeders’ Array suitable for high-throughput SNP genotyping of global accessions of hexaploid bread wheat (Triticum aestivum)

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Allen, A. M., Winfield, M. O., Burridge, A. J., Downie, R. C., Benbow, H. R., Barker, G. L. A., Wilkinson, P. A., Coghill, J., Waterfall, C., Davassi, A., Scopes, G., Pirani, A., Webster, T., Brew, F., Bloor, C., Griffiths, S., Bentley, A. R., Alda, M., Jack, P., Phillips, A. L. and Edwards, K. J. 2017. Characterization of a Wheat Breeders’ Array suitable for high-throughput SNP genotyping of global accessions of hexaploid bread wheat (Triticum aestivum). Plant Biotechnology Journal. 15 (3), pp. 390-401. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12635

Tailoring the composition of novel wax esters in the seeds of transgenic Camelina sativa through systematic metabolic engineering

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Ruiz-Lopez, N., Broughton, R., Usher, S. L., Salas, J. J., Haslam, R. P., Napier, J. A. and Beaudoin, F. 2017. Tailoring the composition of novel wax esters in the seeds of transgenic Camelina sativa through systematic metabolic engineering. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 15 (7), pp. 837-849. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12679

Feruloylation and structure of arabinoxylan in wheat endosperm cell walls from RNAi lines with suppression of genes responsible for backbone synthesis and decoration

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Freeman, J., Ward, J. L., Kosik, O., Lovegrove, A., Wilkinson, M. D., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2017. Feruloylation and structure of arabinoxylan in wheat endosperm cell walls from RNAi lines with suppression of genes responsible for backbone synthesis and decoration. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 15 (11), pp. 1429-1438. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12727

Towards the development of a sustainable soya bean-based feedstock for aquaculture

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Park, H., Weier, S., Razvi, F., Peña, P. A., Sims, N. A., Lowell, J., Hungate, C., Kissinger, K., Key, G., Fraser, P., Napier, J. A., Cahoon, E. B. and Clemente, T. 2017. Towards the development of a sustainable soya bean-based feedstock for aquaculture. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 15 (2), pp. 227-236. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12608

mlo-based powdery mildew resistance in hexaploid bread wheat generated by a non-transgenic TILLING approach

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Acevedo-Garcia, J., Spencer, D., Thieron, H., Reinstädler, A., Hammond-Kosack, K. E., Phillips, A. L. and Panstruga, R. 2017. mlo-based powdery mildew resistance in hexaploid bread wheat generated by a non-transgenic TILLING approach. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 15 (3). https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12631

The dynamics of protein body formation in developing wheat grain

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Moore, K. L., Tosi, P., Palmer, R., Hawkesford, M. J., Grovenor, C. R. M. and Shewry, P. R. 2016. The dynamics of protein body formation in developing wheat grain. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 14 (9), pp. 1876-1882. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12549

1H-NMR screening for the high-throughput determination of genotype and environmental effects on the content of asparagine in wheat grain

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Corol, D. I., Ravel, C., Rakszegi, M., Charmet, G., Bedo, Z., Beale, M. H., Shewry, P. R. and Ward, J. L. 2016. 1H-NMR screening for the high-throughput determination of genotype and environmental effects on the content of asparagine in wheat grain. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 14 (1), pp. 128-139. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12364

Effect of suppression of arabinoxylan synthetic genes in wheat endosperm on chain length of arabinoxylan and extract viscosity

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Freeman, J., Lovegrove, A., Wilkinson, M. D., Saulnier, L., Shewry, P. R. and Mitchell, R. A. C. 2016. Effect of suppression of arabinoxylan synthetic genes in wheat endosperm on chain length of arabinoxylan and extract viscosity. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 14 (1), pp. 109-116. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12361

An alternative pathway for the effective production of the omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturates EPA and ETA in transgenic oilseeds

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Ruiz-Lopez, N., Haslam, R. P., Usher, S. L., Napier, J. A. and Sayanova, O. V. 2015. An alternative pathway for the effective production of the omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturates EPA and ETA in transgenic oilseeds. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 13 (9), pp. 1264-1275. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12328

A novel approach to identify genes that determine grain protein deviation in cereals

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Mosleth, E. F., Wan, Y., Lysenko, A., Chope, G. A., Penson, S. P., Shewry, P. R. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2015. A novel approach to identify genes that determine grain protein deviation in cereals. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 13 (5), pp. 625-635. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12285

Ferulic acid: a key component in grass lignocellulose recalcitrance to hydrolysis

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Matias De Oliveira, D., Finger-Teixeira, A., Rodrigues Mota, T., Salvador, V. H., Moreira-Vilar, F., Correa Molinari, H. B., Mitchell, R. A. C., Marchiosi, R., Ferrarese-Filho, O. and Dantas Dos Santos, W. 2015. Ferulic acid: a key component in grass lignocellulose recalcitrance to hydrolysis. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 13 (9), pp. 1224-1232. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12292

Gluten quality of bread wheat is associated with activity of RabD GTPases

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Tyler, A. M., Bhandari, D. G., Poole, M., Napier, J. A., Jones, H. D., Lu, C. and Lycett, G. W. 2015. Gluten quality of bread wheat is associated with activity of RabD GTPases. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 13 (2), pp. 163-176. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12231

Translational research: from pot to plot

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Nelissen, H., Moloney, M. and Inze, D. 2014. Translational research: from pot to plot. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 12 (3), pp. 277-285. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12176

Metabolic engineering of biomass for high energy density: oilseed-like triacylglycerol yields from plant leaves

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Vanhercke, T., El Tahchy, A., Liu, Q., Zhou, X-R., Shrestha, P., Divi, U. K., Ral, J-P., Mansour, M. P., Nichols, P. D., James, C. N., Horn, P. J., Chapman, K. D., Beaudoin, F., Ruiz-Lopez, N., Larkin, P. J., De Feyter, R. C., Singh, S. P. and Petrie, J. R. 2014. Metabolic engineering of biomass for high energy density: oilseed-like triacylglycerol yields from plant leaves. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 12 (2), pp. 231-239. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12131

Functional screening of willow alleles in Arabidopsis combined with QTL mapping in willow (Salix) identifies SxMAX4 as a coppicing response gene

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Salmon, J., Ward, S. P., Hanley, S. J., Leyser, O. and Karp, A. 2014. Functional screening of willow alleles in Arabidopsis combined with QTL mapping in willow (Salix) identifies SxMAX4 as a coppicing response gene. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 12 (4), pp. 480-491. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12154

Safety assessment of genetically modified plants with deliberately altered composition

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Halford, N. G., Hudson, E., Gimson, A., Weightman, R., Shewry, P. R. and Tompkins, S. 2014. Safety assessment of genetically modified plants with deliberately altered composition. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 12 (6), pp. 651-654. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12194

Genotyping by RAD sequencing enables mapping of fatty acid composition traits in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne (L.))

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Hegarty, M., Yadav, R., Lee, M. R. F., Armstead, I., Sanderson, R., Scollan, N., Powell, W. and Skot, L. 2013. Genotyping by RAD sequencing enables mapping of fatty acid composition traits in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne (L.)). Plant Biotechnology Journal. 11 (5), pp. 572-581. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12045

Suppression of the SUGAR-DEPENDENT1 triacylglycerol lipase family during seed development enhances oil yield in oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.)

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Kelly, A. A., Shaw, E., Powers, S. J., Kurup, S. and Eastmond, P. J. 2013. Suppression of the SUGAR-DEPENDENT1 triacylglycerol lipase family during seed development enhances oil yield in oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.). Plant Biotechnology Journal. 11 (3), pp. 355-361. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12021

The modification of plant oil composition via metabolic engineering - better nutrition by design

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Haslam, R. P., Ruiz-Lopez, N., Eastmond, P. J., Moloney, M., Sayanova, O. V. and Napier, J. A. 2013. The modification of plant oil composition via metabolic engineering - better nutrition by design. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 11 (2), pp. 157-168. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12012

The role of delta6-desaturase acyl-carrier specificity in the efficient synthesis of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in transgenic plants

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Sayanova, O. V., Ruiz-Lopez, N., Haslam, R. P. and Napier, J. A. 2012. The role of delta6-desaturase acyl-carrier specificity in the efficient synthesis of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in transgenic plants. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 10 (2), pp. 195-206. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7652.2011.00653.x

Overexpression of GCN2-type protein kinase in wheat has profound effects on free amino acid concentration and gene expression

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Byrne, E. H., Prosser, I. M., Muttucumaru, N., Curtis, T. Y., Wingler, A., Powers, S. J. and Halford, N. G. 2012. Overexpression of GCN2-type protein kinase in wheat has profound effects on free amino acid concentration and gene expression. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 10 (3), pp. 328-340. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7652.2011.00665.x

Temporal and spatial control of transgene expression using a heat-inducible promoter in transgenic wheat

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Freeman, J., Sparks, C. A., West, J., Shewry, P. R. and Jones, H. D. 2011. Temporal and spatial control of transgene expression using a heat-inducible promoter in transgenic wheat. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 9 (7), pp. 788-796. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7652.2011.00588.x

The synthesis and accumulation of stearidonic acid in transgenic plants: a novel source of 'heart-healthy' omega-3 fatty acids

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Ruiz-Lopez, N., Haslam, R. P., Venegas-Caleron, M., Larson, T. R., Graham, I. A., Napier, J. A. and Sayanova, O. V. 2009. The synthesis and accumulation of stearidonic acid in transgenic plants: a novel source of 'heart-healthy' omega-3 fatty acids. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 7 (7), pp. 704-716. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7652.2009.00436.x

A novel transcriptomic approach to identify candidate genes for grain quality traits in wheat

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Wan, Y., Toscano-Underwood, C., Toole, G., Skeggs, P., Zhu, T., Leverington, M., Griffiths, S., Wheeler, T., Gooding, M., Poole, R., Edwards, K. J., Gezan, S. A., Welham, S. J., Snape, J., Mills, E. N. C., Mitchell, R. A. C. and Shewry, P. R. 2009. A novel transcriptomic approach to identify candidate genes for grain quality traits in wheat. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 7 (5), pp. 401-410. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7652.2009.00405.x

A sulphur deficiency-induced gene, sdi1 , involved in the utilization of stored sulphate pools under sulphur-limiting conditions has potential as a diagnostic indicator of sulphur nutritional status

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Howarth, J. R., Parmar, S., Barraclough, P. B. and Hawkesford, M. J. 2009. A sulphur deficiency-induced gene, sdi1 , involved in the utilization of stored sulphate pools under sulphur-limiting conditions has potential as a diagnostic indicator of sulphur nutritional status. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 7 (2), pp. 200-209. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7652.2008.00391.x