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    • A candidate gene survey of quantitative trait loci affecting chemical composition in tomato fruit 

      Bermúdez, Luisa; Urias, Ursula; Milstein, D.; Kamenetzky, Laura; Asís, Ramón; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Van Sluys, M.A.; Carrari, Fernando; Rossi, Magdalena (Society for Experimental Biology, 2008-07)
      In tomato, numerous wild-related species have been demonstrated to be untapped sources of valuable genetic variability, including pathogen-resistance genes, nutritional, and industrial quality traits. From a collection of ...
    • A tomato tocopherol-binding protein sheds light on intracellular a-tocopherol metabolism in plants 

      Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; del Pozo, Talía; Lira, Bruno Silvestre; Godoy, Fabiana de; Boos, Irene; Romano, Cecilia; Previtali, Viola; Almeida, Juliana; Brehelin, Claire; Asis, Ramón; Quadrana, Leandro Daniel; Demarco, Diego; Alseekh, Saleh; Salinas Gamboa, Rigel; Perez-Flores, Laura; Dominguez, Pia Guadalupe; Rothan, Christophe; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Gonzalez, Maurıcio; Stocker, Achim; Hemmerle, Andreas; Clausen, Mads Hartving; Carrari, Fernando; Rossi, Magdalena (Oxford University Press, 2018-11)
      Tocopherols are non-polar compounds synthesized in the plastids, which function as major antioxidants of the plant cells and are essential in the human diet. Both the intermediates and final products of the tocopherol ...
    • Contrasting metabolic profiles of tasty Andean varieties of tomato fruit in comparison with commercial ones 

      D’Angelo, Matilde; Zanor, María Inés; Sance, María Mirta; Cortina, Pablo Ramiro; Boggio, Silvana Beatriz; Asprelli, Pablo Diego; Carrari, Fernando; Santiago, Ana N.; Asis, Ramón; Peralta, Iris Edith; Valle, Estela M. (Wiley, 2018-08)
      BACKGROUND The fruits of most commercial tomato cultivars (Solanum lycopersicum L.) are deficient in flavour. In contrast, traditional ‘criollo’ tomato varieties are appreciated for fruit of excellent organoleptic quality. ...
    • Coupling virus-induced gene silencing to exogenous green fluorescence protein expression provides a highly efficient system for functional genomics in arabidopsis and across all stages of tomato fruit development 

      Quadrana, Leandro Daniel; Rodriguez, Maria Cecilia; Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; Nunes Nesi, Adriano; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Descalzo, Adriana Maria; Asis, Ramón; Rossi, Magdalena; Asurmendi, Sebastian; Carrari, Fernando (2011-07)
      Since the advent of the postgenomic era, efforts have focused on the development of rapid strategies for annotating plant genes of unknown function. Given its simplicity and rapidity, virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) ...
    • Data on polyphenols and biological activity analyses of an Andean tomato collection and their relationships with tomato traits and geographical origin 

      Di Paola Naranjo, Romina Daniela; Otaiza, Santiago; Saragusti, Alejandra Cristina; Baroni, María Verónica; Carranza, Andrea del Valle; Peralta, Iris Edith; Valle, Estela Marta; Carrari, Fernando; Asis, Ramón (2016)
      Data provide information about a tomato collection composed of accessions from the Andean Valley, commercial accessions and wild species. Antioxidant metabolites were measured inmature fruits of this collection, and their ...
    • Galacturonosyltransferase 4 silencing alters pectin composition and carbon partitioning in tomato 

      Godoy, Fabiana de; Bermúdez, Luisa; Lira, Bruno Silvestre; Souza, Amanda Pereira de; Elbl, Paula; Demarco, Diego; Alseekh, Saleh; Insani, Ester Marina; Buckeridge, Marcos; Almeida, Juliana; Grigioni, Gabriela Maria; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Carrari, Fernando; Rossi, Magdalena (2013-04)
      Pectin is a main component of the plant cell wall and is the most complex family of polysaccharides in nature. Its composition is essential for the normal growth and morphology pattern, as demonstrated by pectin-defective ...
    • Genetic dissection of vitamin E biosynthesis in tomato 

      Almeida de Souza, Juliana Beatriz; Quadrana, Leandro Daniel; Asis, Ramón; Setta, Nathalia; Godoy, Fabiana de; Bermúdez, Luisa; Otaiza, Santiago N.; Silva, Junia V. Corrêa da; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Carrari, Fernando; Rossi, Magdalena (Society for Experimental Biology, 2011-07)
      Vegetables are critical for human health as they are a source of multiple vitamins including vitamin E (VTE). In plants, the synthesis of VTE compounds, tocopherol and tocotrienol, derives from precursors of the shikimate ...
    • Genome-wide data (ChIP-seq) enabled identification of cell wall-related and aquaporin genes as targets of tomato ASR1, a drought stress-responsive transcription factor 

      Ricardi, Martiniano María; González, Rodrigo Matías; Silin, Zhong; Dominguez, Pia Guadalupe; Duffy, Tomas; Turjanski, Pablo Guillermo; Salgado Salter, Juan David; Alleva, Karina Edith; Carrari, Fernando; Giovannoni, James J.; Estevez, Jose Manuel; Iusem, Norberto Daniel (BMC, 2014-01)
      Background: Identifying the target genes of transcription factors is important for unraveling regulatory networks in all types of organisms. Our interest was precisely to uncover the spectrum of loci regulated by a widespread ...
    • Hydrophilic antioxidants from Andean tomato landraces assessed by their bioactivities in vitro and in vivo 

      Di Paola Naranjo, Romina Daniela; Otaiza, Santiago; Saragusti, Alejandra Cristina; Baroni, María Verónica; Carranza, Andrea del Valle; Peralta, Iris Edith; Valle, Estela Marta; Carrari, Fernando; Asis, Ramón (2016)
      Potential nutraceutical properties of hydrophilic antioxidants in fruits of tomato landraces collected in Andean valleys were characterised. Antioxidant metabolites were measured by HPLC-DAD-MS/MS in mature fruits and their ...
    • Identification and characterization of metabolite quantitative trait loci in tomato leaves and comparison with those reported for fruits and seeds 

      Nunes Nesi, Adriano; Alseekh, Saleh; Oliveira Silva, Franklin Magnum de; Omranian, Nooshin; Lichtenstein, Gabriel; Mirnezhad, Mohammad; Romero González, Roman R.; Sabio Y Garcia, Julia Veronica; Conte, Mariana; Leiss, Kirsten A.; Klinkhamer, Peter G. L.; Nikoloski, Zoran; Carrari, Fernando; Fernie, Alisdair R. (Springer, 2019-04)
      Introduction: To date, most studies of natural variation and metabolite quantitative trait loci (mQTL) in tomato have focused on fruit metabolism, leaving aside the identification of genomic regions involved in the ...
    • Metabolic analyses of interspecific tomato recombinant inbred lines for fruit quality improvement 

      Lopez, Mariana Gabriela; Zanor, María Inés; Pratta, Guillermo Raúl; Stegmayer, Georgina; Boggio, Silvana Beatriz; Conte, Mariana; Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; Coluccio Leskow, Carla; Rodríguez, Gustavo Rubén; Picardi, Liliana Amelia; Zorzoli, Roxana; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Milone, Diego Humberto; Asis, Ramón; Valle, Estela Marta; Carrari, Fernando (Springer, 2015-10)
      Elucidating the determinants of tomato nutritional value and fruit quality to introduce improved varieties on the international market represents a major challenge for crop biotechnology. Different strategies can be ...
    • Natural occurring epialleles determine vitamin E accumulation in tomato fruits 

      Quadrana, Leandro Daniel; Almeida de Souza, Juliana Beatriz; Asis, Ramón; Duffy, Tomas; Dominguez, Pia Guadalupe; Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; Conti, Gabriela; Silva, Junia V. Corrêa da; Peralta, Iris Edith; Colot, Vincent; Asurmendi, Sebastian; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Rossi, Magdalena; Carrari, Fernando Oscar (2014-07)
      Vitamin E (VTE) content is a low heritability nutritional trait for which the genetic determinants are poorly understood. Here, we focus on a previously detected major tomato VTE quantitative trait loci (QTL; mQTL9-2-6) ...
    • Neuronal network analyses reveal novel associations between volatile organic compounds and sensory properties of tomato fruits 

      Cortina, Pablo Ramiro; Santiago, Ana N.; Sance, María M.; Peralta, Iris Edith; Carrari, Fernando; Asis, Ramón (Springer, 2018-05)
      Introduction The process of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) breeding has affected negatively the fruit organoleptic properties and this is evident when comparing modern cultivars with heirloom varieties. Flavor of tomato ...
    • Phytochrome-dependent temperature perception modulates isoprenoid metabolism 

      Bianchetti, Ricardo; De Luca, Belen; De Haro, Luis Alejandro; Rosado, Daniele; Demarco, Diego; Conte, Mariana; Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; Freschi, Luciano; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Michaelson, Louise V.; Haslam, Richard P.; Rossi, Magdalena; Carrari, Fernando (American Society of Plant Biologists, 2020-07)
      Changes in environmental temperature influence many aspects of plant metabolism; however, the underlying regulatory mechanisms remain poorly understood. In addition to their role in light perception, phytochromes (PHYs) ...
    • Silencing of the tomato Sugar Partitioning Affecting protein (SPA) modifies sink strength through a shift in leaf sugar metabolism 

      Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; de Godoy, Fabiana; Baldet, Pierre; Demarco, Diego; Osorio, Sonia; Quadrana, Leandro Daniel; Almeida de Souza, Juliana Beatriz; Asis, Ramón; Gibon, Yves; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Rossi, Maria Magdalena; Carrari, Fernando (Wiley; Society for Experimental Biology, 2014-03)
      Limitations in our understanding about the mechanisms that underlie source-sink assimilate partitioning are increasingly becoming a major hurdle for crop yield enhancement via metabolic engineering. By means of a ...
    • The conserved brassinosteroid-related transcription factor BIM1a negatively regulates fruit growth in tomato 

      Mori, Kentaro; Lemaire-Chamley, Martine; Jorly, Joana; Carrari, Fernando; Conte, Mariana; Asamizu, Erika; Mizoguchi, Tsuyoshi; Ezura, Hiroshi; Rothan, Christophe (Oxford University Press, 2021-02)
      Brassinosteroids (BRs) are steroid hormones that play key roles in plant development and defense. Our goal is to harness the extensive knowledge of the Arabidopsis BR signaling network to improve productivity in crop ...
    • The cytosolic invertase NI6 affects vegetative growth, flowering, fruit set, and yield in tomato 

      Coluccio Leskow, Carla; Conte, Mariana; del Pozo, Talía; Bermudez Salazar, Luisa; Lira, Bruno Silvestre; Gramegna, Giovanna; Baroli, Irene; Burgos, Estanislao; Zavallo, Diego; Kamenetzky, Laura; Asis, Ramón; Gonzalez, Maurıcio; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Rossi, Magdalena; Osorio, Sonia; Carrari, Fernando (Oxford University Press, 2021-03)
      Sucrose metabolism is important for most plants, both as the main source of carbon and via signaling mechanisms that have been proposed for this molecule. A cleaving enzyme, invertase (INV) channels sucrose into sink ...
    • The genetic architecture of photosynthesis and plant growthrelated traits in tomato 

      Oliveira Silva, Franklin Magnum de; Lichtenstein, Gabriel; Alseekh, Saleh; Rosado‐Souza, Laise; Conte, Mariana; Fuentes Suguiyama, Vanessa; Lira, Bruno Silvestre; Fanourakis, Dimitrios; Usadel, Björn; Lopes Bhering, Leonardo; DaMatta, Fábio M.; Sulpice, Ronan; Araújo, Wagner L.; Rossi, Magdalena; de Setta, Nathalia; Fernie, Alisdair R.; Carrari, Fernando; Nunes Nesi, Adriano (Wiley, 2018-02)
      To identify genomic regions involved in the regulation of fundamental physiological processes such as photosynthesis and respiration, a population of Solanum pennellii introgression lines was analyzed. We determined ...
    • The genome of the stress-tolerant wild tomato species Solanum pennellii 

      Bolger, Anthony; Scossa, Federico; Bolger, Marie E.; Lanz, Christa; Maumus, Florian; Tohge, Takayuki; Quesneville, Hadi; Alseekh, Saleh; Sørensen, Iben; Lichtenstein, Gabriel; Fich, Eric A.; Conte, Mariana; Keller, Heike; Schneeberger, Korbinian; Schwacke, Rainer; Ofner, Itai; Vrebalov, Julia; Xu, Yimin; Osorio, Sonia; Aflitos, Saulo Alves; Schijlen, Elio; Jiménez-Goméz, José M.; Ryngajllo, Malgorzata; Kimura, Seisuke; Kumar, Ravi; Koenig, Daniel; Headland, Lauren R.; Maloof, Julin N.; Sinha, Neelima; van Ham, Roeland C. H. J.; Lankhorst, René Klein; Mao, Linyong; Vogel, Alexander; Arsova, Borjana; Panstruga, Ralph; Fei, Zhangjun; Rose, Jocelyn K. C.; Zamir, Dani; Carrari, Fernando; Giovannoni, James J.; Weigel, Detlef; Usadel, Björn; Fernie, Alisdair R. (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-09)
      Solanum pennellii is a wild tomato species endemic to Andean regions in South America, where it has evolved to thrive in arid habitats. Because of its extreme stress tolerance and unusual morphology, it is an important ...
    • Tomato Abscisic Acid Stress ripening (ASR) gene family revisited 

      Golan, Ido; Dominguez, Pia Guadalupe; Konrad, Zvia; Shkolnik Inbar, Doron; Carrari, Fernando; Bar Zvi, Dudy (PLOS, 2014-10-13)
      Tomato ABSCISIC ACID RIPENING 1 (ASR1) was the first cloned plant ASR gene. ASR orthologs were then cloned from a large number of monocot, dicot and gymnosperm plants, where they are mostly involved in response to abiotic ...