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Mahalaxmi Veerasamy, Yali He, and Bingru Huang

proteins ( Richmond and Lang, 1957 ; Selivankina et al., 2001 ). Heat stress has also been reported to accelerate the process of protein degradation ( Gulen and Eris, 2004 ; He et al., 2005 ; Jiang and Huang, 2002 ). Under conditions of high temperature

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Misael O. Vega-García, Greici López-Espinoza, Jeanett Chávez Ontiveros, José J. Caro-Corrales, Francisco Delgado Vargas, and José A. López-Valenzuela

, 1999 ), leading to inactivation of enzymes, lipid peroxidation, protein degradation, and DNA damage ( Foyer and Noctor, 2005 ). Ascorbate peroxidase (APX) is one of the main enzymes involved in detoxification of H 2 O 2 , and its overexpression in

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Suping Zhou, Roger J. Sauvé, and Margaret T. Mmbaga

We thank Chris Catanzaro and Nick Gawel, Tennessee State University, for critical review of the manuscript, FurChi Chen for his advice in protein analysis, and Sarabjit Bhatti for her assistance with laboratory bioassays. Antibodies against

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Peter Nveawiah-Yoho, Jing Zhou, Marsha Palmer, Roger Sauve, Suping Zhou, Kevin J. Howe, Tara Fish, and Theodore W. Thannhauser

cell division and enlargement processes ( Petricka et al., 2012 ). Salt stress induces alteration in the de novo protein biosynthesis and enzymatic activity to increase the production of compatible osmolytes including proline and betaine as well as

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Seong-Tae Choi, Doo-Sang Park, Seong-Mo Kang, and Seong-Koo Kang

; Park et al., 2003 ). The reserve N compounds are present as amino acids and proteins and the reserve carbohydrates as soluble sugars and starch ( Cheng et al., 2004 ; Oliveira and Priestley, 1988 ; Titus and Kang, 1982 ). A negative relationship

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Ryo Matsuda, Chieri Kubota, M. Lucrecia Alvarez, and Guy A. Cardineau

Plant-made pharmaceutical (PMP) protein production or molecular farming is attracting considerable interest as a novel system for production of therapeutic proteins. Using plant-based expression systems, various PMP proteins, including vaccines

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Kemin Su, Justin Q. Moss, Guolong Zhang, Dennis L. Martin, and Yanqi Wu

important for turfgrass breeders and managers. Dehydrins are the late embryogenesis abundant ( LEA ) D 11 family of hydrophilic proteins with a wide range of molecular masses from 9 to 200 kDa ( Close, 1996 ). They accumulate in plants in response to

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Patrick Burgess and Bingru Huang

growth under nonstress or stress conditions, the underlying mechanisms by which elevated CO 2 attenuates the damaging effects of prolonged drought stress remain unclear and require further investigation. Proteomic profiling of stress-responsive proteins

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Hanseul Park, Eunhye Ko, and Yeh-Jin Ahn

appear to be because of the experimental conditions used in the studies such as the characteristics of the nanomaterials (type, size, and concentration) and the plants (species and growth stages). Heat shock proteins (HSPs) are a group of proteins that

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Tao Wu and Jiashu Cao

peroxidase isozymes as well as the protein profiles between bush and vine-type phenotype in a near-isogenic line of C. moschata bush plants. Materials and Methods Plant material. Near-isogenic plants (five backcrosses) of C. moschata