Wheat biotechnology and gene validation platform

Project (past)

Project dates01 Apr 2008 to end of 31 Mar 2012
Project numberS4975
4975
DepartmentPlant Sciences (PSC)
Research fish codeBBS/E/C/00004975
Grant IDBBS/E/C/00004975

Outputs

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Efficient method for rapid multiplication of clean and healthy willow clones via in vitro propagation with broad genotype applicability

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Palomo-Rios, E., Macalpine, W. J., Shield, I. F., Amey, J. S., Karaoglu, C., West, J., Hanley, S. J., Krygier, R., Karp, A. and Jones, H. D. 2015. Efficient method for rapid multiplication of clean and healthy willow clones via in vitro propagation with broad genotype applicability. Canadian Journal Of Forest Research. 45 (11), pp. 1662-1667. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfr-2015-0055

Genetic transformation of wheat via Agrobacterium-mediated DNA delivery

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Sparks, C. A., Doherty, A. and Jones, H. D. 2014. Genetic transformation of wheat via Agrobacterium-mediated DNA delivery. in: Henry, R. J. and Furtado, A. (ed.) Cereal genomics: methods and protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 1099 Springer, New York. pp. 235-250

Improving wheat protein quality for breadmaking: the role of biotechnology

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Shewry, P. R. and Jones, H. D. 2012. Improving wheat protein quality for breadmaking: the role of biotechnology. in: Cauvain, S. P. (ed.) Breadmaking: improving quality, 2nd ed Woodhead Publishing, Oxford. pp. 237-258

Haplotype analysis of Viviparous-1 gene in CIMMYT elite bread wheat germplasm

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sun, Y. W., Jones, H. D., Yang, Y., Dreisigacker, S., Li, S. M., Chen, X. M., Shewry, P. R. and Xia, L-Q. 2012. Haplotype analysis of Viviparous-1 gene in CIMMYT elite bread wheat germplasm. Euphytica. 186 (1), pp. 25-43. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-011-0482-2

(E) -beta-Farnesene synthase genes affect aphid (Myzus persicae) infestation in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Yu, X., Jones, H. D., Ma, Y., Wang, G., Xu, Z., Zhang, B., Zhang, Y., Ren, G., Pickett, J. A. and Xia, L. 2012. (E) -beta-Farnesene synthase genes affect aphid (Myzus persicae) infestation in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum). Functional and Integrative Genomics. 12, pp. 207-213. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10142-011-0244-1

GM wheat development in China: current status and challenges to commercialization

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Xia, L., Ma, Y., He, Y. and Jones, H. D. 2012. GM wheat development in China: current status and challenges to commercialization. Journal of Experimental Botany. 63, pp. 1785-1790. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/err342

Health Grain: increasing the health benefits of wheat

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Jones, H. D., Gebruers, K., Ward, J. L. and Shewry, P. R. 2011. Health Grain: increasing the health benefits of wheat. Chibbar, R. N. and Dexter, J. E. (ed.) Wheat Science Dynamics: Challenges and Opportunities. Proceedings International Wheat Quality Conference IV, Saskatoon, 2-6 June 2009 . Agrobios International, Jodhpur. pp. 419-429

Studying the pattern of synthesis, deposition and tissue location of gluten proteins by epitope tagging

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Tosi, P., Gritsch, C., Freeman, J., Sparks, C. A., Jones, H. D., Funatsuki, W., Niwa, K. and Shewry, P. R. 2010. Studying the pattern of synthesis, deposition and tissue location of gluten proteins by epitope tagging. Branlard, G. (ed.) Gluten Proteins 2009: Proceedings 10th International Gluten Workshop, Clermont-Ferrand, 7-9 September 2009 . Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Paris. pp. 17-20

Dough properties of transgenic wheat transformed with Cys-mutated low-molecular-weight glutenin genes

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Funatsuki, W., Tosi, P., Ito, M., Jones, H. D., Sparks, C. A., Riley, A., Nishio, Z., Tadashi, T., Yamauchi, H. and Shewry, P. R. 2010. Dough properties of transgenic wheat transformed with Cys-mutated low-molecular-weight glutenin genes. Branlard, G. (ed.) Gluten Proteins 2009: Proceedings of the 10th International Gluten Workshop, Clermont-Ferrand, 7-9 September 2009 . Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Paris. pp. 175-179

Expression in wheat grains of storage proteins designed for elastomeric properties

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Saumonneau, A., Francin-Allami, M., Marche, L., Lourdin, D., Conrad, U., Jones, H. D., Shewry, P. R., Popineau, Y. and Gueguen, J. 2010. Expression in wheat grains of storage proteins designed for elastomeric properties. Gluten Proteins 2009: Proceedings of the 10th International Gluten Workshop, Clermont-Ferrand, 7-9 September 2009 . Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Paris. pp. 237

Increasing the amylose content of durum wheat through silencing of the SBE11a genes

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sestili, F., Janni, M., Doherty, A., Botticella, E., D'ovidio, R., Masci, S., Jones, H. D. and Lafiandra, D. 2010. Increasing the amylose content of durum wheat through silencing of the SBE11a genes. BMC Plant Biology. 10, p. 144 (12pp). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2229-10-144

Agrobacterium -mediated transformation of durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L. var. durum cv Stewart) with improved efficiency

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
He, Y., Jones, H. D., Chen, S., Chen, X. M., Wang, D. W., Li, K. X., Wang, D. S. and Xia, L-Q. 2010. Agrobacterium -mediated transformation of durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L. var. durum cv Stewart) with improved efficiency. Journal of Experimental Botany. 61, pp. 1567-1581. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erq035

Production of novel allelic variation for genes involved in starch biosynthesis through mutagenesis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sestili, F., Botticella, E., Bedo, Z., Phillips, A. L. and Lafiandra, D. 2010. Production of novel allelic variation for genes involved in starch biosynthesis through mutagenesis. Molecular Breeding. 25, pp. 145-154. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-009-9314-7

Stable transformation of plants

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Jones, H. D. and Sparks, C. A. 2009. Stable transformation of plants. in: Gustafson, J. P., Somers, D. J. and Langridge, P. (ed.) Plant genomics. (Methods in Molecular Biology vol 513) Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey. pp. 111-130

Transient transformation of plants

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Jones, H. D., Doherty, A. and Sparks, C. A. 2009. Transient transformation of plants. in: Gustafson, J. P., Somers, D. J. and Langridge, P. (ed.) Plant genomics. (Methods in Molecular Biology vol 513) Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey. pp. 131-152

Transgenic approach to improve wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) nutritional quality

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tamas, C., Kisgyorgy, B. N., Rakszegi, M., Wilkinson, M. D., Yang, M-S., Lang, L., Tamas, L. and Bedo, Z. 2009. Transgenic approach to improve wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) nutritional quality. Plant Cell Reports. 28, pp. 1085-1094. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-009-0716-0

Transgenic applications in wheat improvement

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Blechl, A. E. and Jones, H. D. 2009. Transgenic applications in wheat improvement. in: Carver, B. F. (ed.) Wheat: science and trade Wiley-Blackwell Ames. pp. 397-435

Reporter genes

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Huttly, A. K. 2008. Reporter genes. in: Shewry, P. R. and Jones, H. D. (ed.) Transgenic wheat, barley and oats. Methods in molecular biology, vol. 478 Humana Press, New York. pp. 39-69

Transgenic wheat, barley and oats: production and characterization

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Lazzeri, P. A. 2008. Transgenic wheat, barley and oats: production and characterization. in: Shewry, P. R. and Jones, H. D. (ed.) Transgenic wheat, barley and oats. Methods in molecular biology, vol. 478 Humana Press, New York. pp. 3-20

Agrobacterium- mediated transformation of bread and durum wheat using freshly isolated immature embryos

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Wu, H. and Doherty, A. 2008. Agrobacterium- mediated transformation of bread and durum wheat using freshly isolated immature embryos. in: Shewry, P. R. and Jones, H. D. (ed.) Transgenic wheat, barley and oats. Methods in molecular biology, vol. 478 Humana Press, New York. pp. 93-103

Biolistics transformation of wheat

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Sparks, C. A. 2008. Biolistics transformation of wheat. in: Shewry, P. R. and Jones, H. D. (ed.) Transgenic wheat, barley and oats. Methods in molecular biology, vol. 478 Humana Press, New York. pp. 71-92

Transgenic wheat, barley and oats: production and characterization protocols. Methods in molecular biology, vol. 478

E - Books edited/written by staff member, alone/with others
Jones, H. D. and Shewry, P. R. 2008. Transgenic wheat, barley and oats: production and characterization protocols. Methods in molecular biology, vol. 478. Humana Press, New York.

Selection of transformed plants

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Sparks, C. A. 2008. Selection of transformed plants. in: Shewry, P. R. and Jones, H. D. (ed.) Transgenic wheat, barley and oats. Methods in molecular biology, vol. 478 Humana Press, New York. pp. 23-37

Promoter sequences for defining transgene expression

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Sparks, C. A. 2008. Promoter sequences for defining transgene expression. in: Shewry, P. R. and Jones, H. D. (ed.) In %Transgenic wheat, barley and oats. Methods in molecular biology, vol. 478 Humana Press, New York. pp. 171-184

Detailed analysis of the expression of an alpha-gliadin promoter and the deposition of alpha-gliadin protein during wheat grain development

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Van Herpen, T. W. J. M., Riley, M., Sparks, C. A., Jones, H. D., Gritsch, C., Dekking, E. H., Hamer, R. J., Bosch, D., Salentijn, E. M. J., Smulders, M. J. M., Shewry, P. R. and Gilissen, L. J. W. J. 2008. Detailed analysis of the expression of an alpha-gliadin promoter and the deposition of alpha-gliadin protein during wheat grain development. Annals of Botany. 102, pp. 331-342. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcn114

Aluminium sensitivity and tolerance in model and elite wheat varieties

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Li, Y., Yang, G. X., Luo, L. T., Ke, T., Zhang, J. R., Li, K. X. and He, G. Y. 2008. Aluminium sensitivity and tolerance in model and elite wheat varieties. Cereal research communications. 36, pp. 257-267. https://doi.org/10.1556/CRC.36.2008.2.6

Decreased shoot stature and grain alpha-amylase activity following ectopic expression of a gibberellin 2-oxidase gene in transgenic wheat

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Appleford, N. E., Wilkinson, M. D., Ma, Q., Evans, D. J., Stone, M. C., Pearce, S. P., Powers, S. J., Thomas, S. G., Jones, H. D., Phillips, A. L., Hedden, P. and Lenton, J. R. 2007. Decreased shoot stature and grain alpha-amylase activity following ectopic expression of a gibberellin 2-oxidase gene in transgenic wheat. Journal of Experimental Botany. 58, pp. 3213-3226. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erm166