skip to main content
OSTI.GOV title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Title: Compositions and methods for xylem-specific expression in plant cells

Abstract

The invention provides promoter sequences that regulate specific expression of operably linked sequences in developing xylem cells and/or in developing xylem tissue. The developing xylem-specific sequences are exemplified by the DX5, DX8, DX11, and DX15 promoters, portions thereof, and homologs thereof. The invention further provides expression vectors, cells, tissues and plants that contain the invention's sequences. The compositions of the invention and methods of using them are useful in, for example, improving the quantity (biomass) and/or the quality (wood density, lignin content, sugar content etc.) of expressed biomass feedstock products that may be used for bioenergy, biorefinary, and generating wood products such as pulp, paper, and solid wood.

Inventors:
;
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Board of Trustees of Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1414411
Patent Number(s):
9,845,478
Application Number:
13/821,095
Assignee:
Board of Trustees of Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) CHO
DOE Contract Number:  
FC02-07ER64494
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Sep 13
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Han, Kyung-Hwan, and Ko, Jae-Heung. Compositions and methods for xylem-specific expression in plant cells. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Han, Kyung-Hwan, & Ko, Jae-Heung. Compositions and methods for xylem-specific expression in plant cells. United States.
Han, Kyung-Hwan, and Ko, Jae-Heung. Tue . "Compositions and methods for xylem-specific expression in plant cells". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1414411.
@article{osti_1414411,
title = {Compositions and methods for xylem-specific expression in plant cells},
author = {Han, Kyung-Hwan and Ko, Jae-Heung},
abstractNote = {The invention provides promoter sequences that regulate specific expression of operably linked sequences in developing xylem cells and/or in developing xylem tissue. The developing xylem-specific sequences are exemplified by the DX5, DX8, DX11, and DX15 promoters, portions thereof, and homologs thereof. The invention further provides expression vectors, cells, tissues and plants that contain the invention's sequences. The compositions of the invention and methods of using them are useful in, for example, improving the quantity (biomass) and/or the quality (wood density, lignin content, sugar content etc.) of expressed biomass feedstock products that may be used for bioenergy, biorefinary, and generating wood products such as pulp, paper, and solid wood.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue Dec 19 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Tue Dec 19 00:00:00 EST 2017}
}

Patent:

Save / Share:

Works referenced in this record:

Lignin Biosynthesis
journal, June 2003


APL regulates vascular tissue identity in Arabidopsis
journal, November 2003

  • Bonke, Martin; Thitamadee, Siripong; Mähönen, Ari Pekka
  • Nature, Vol. 426, Issue 6963, p. 181-186
  • DOI: 10.1038/nature02100

A Gateway Cloning Vector Set for High-Throughput Functional Analysis of Genes in Planta
journal, September 2003

  • Curtis, Mark D.; Grossniklaus, Ueli
  • Plant Physiology, Vol. 133, Issue 2, p. 462-469
  • DOI: 10.1104/pp.103.027979

cDNA cloning and heterologous expression of coniferin β-glucosidase
journal, January 1999

  • Dharmawardhana, D. Palitha; Ellis, Brian E.; Carlson, John E.
  • Plant Molecular Biology, Vol. 40, Issue 2, p. 365-372
  • DOI: 10.1023/A:1006226931512

Tissue- and cell-specific expression of a cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase promoter in transgenic poplar plants
journal, February 1995

  • Feuillet, Catherine; Lauvergeat, Virginie; Deswarte, Christine
  • Plant Molecular Biology, Vol. 27, Issue 4, p. 651-667
  • DOI: 10.1007/BF00020220

An Agrobacterium tumefaciens transformation protocol effective on a variety of cottonwood hybrids (genus Populus)
journal, January 2000

  • Han, K.-H.; Meilan, R.; Ma, C.
  • Plant Cell Reports, Vol. 19, Issue 3, p. 315-320
  • DOI: 10.1007/s002990050019

Two classes of cis sequences contribute to tissue-specific expression of a PAL2 promoter in transgenic tobacco
journal, June 1995


Repression of lignin biosynthesis promotes cellulose accumulation and growth in transgenic trees
journal, August 1999

  • Hu, Wen-Jing; Harding, Scott A.; Lung, Jrhau
  • Nature Biotechnology, Vol. 17, Issue 8, p. 808-812
  • DOI: 10.1038/11758

Cloning and characterization of irregular xylem4 (irx4):a severely lignin-deficient mutant of Arabidopsis
journal, April 2001


KANADI regulates organ polarity in Arabidopsis
journal, June 2001

  • Kerstetter, Randall A.; Bollman, Krista; Taylor, R. Alexandra
  • Nature, Vol. 411, Issue 6838, p. 706-709
  • DOI: 10.1038/35079629

Tissue-type-specific transcriptome analysis identifies developing xylem-specific promoters in poplar
journal, March 2012


Poplar genes encoding fasciclin-like arabinogalactan proteins are highly expressed in tension wood
journal, September 2004


Transgenic poplars: expression of chimeric genes using four different constructs
journal, April 1992

  • Leple, Jean Charles; Brasileiro, Ana Cristina Miranda; Michel, Marie France
  • Plant Cell Reports, Vol. 11, Issue 3, p. 137-141
  • DOI: 10.1007/BF00232166

Combinatorial modification of multiple lignin traits in trees through multigene cotransformation
journal, March 2003

  • Li, L.; Zhou, Y.; Cheng, X.
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 100, Issue 8, p. 4939-4944
  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0831166100

Isolation and characterization of a Pinus radiata lignin biosynthesis-related O- methyltransferase promoter
journal, May 2002


A Revised Medium for Rapid Growth and Bio Assays with Tobacco Tissue Cultures
journal, July 1962


Sequences upstream and downstream of two xylem-specific pine genes influence their expression
journal, December 2000


MAP20, a Microtubule-Associated Protein in the Secondary Cell Walls of Hybrid Aspen, Is a Target of the Cellulose Synthesis Inhibitor 2,6-Dichlorobenzonitrile
journal, November 2008

  • Rajangam, A. S.; Kumar, M.; Aspeborg, H.
  • Plant Physiology, Vol. 148, Issue 3, p. 1283-1294
  • DOI: 10.1104/pp.108.121913

Genetic Transformation of Populus trichocarpa Genotype Nisqually-1: A Functional Genomic Tool for Woody Plants
journal, November 2006

  • Song, Jingyuan; Lu, Shanfa; Chen, Zenn-Zong
  • Plant and Cell Physiology, Vol. 47, Issue 11, p. 1582-1589
  • DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcl018

Optimization of the ammonia fiber explosion (AFEX) treatment parameters for enzymatic hydrolysis of corn stover
journal, December 2005

  • Teymouri, Farzaneh; Laureano-Perez, Lizbeth; Alizadeh, Hasan
  • Bioresource Technology, Vol. 96, Issue 18, p. 2014-2018
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2005.01.016

In vitro binding of the tomato bZIP transcriptional activator VSF-1 to a regulatory element that controls xylem-specific gene expression
journal, March 1996


Collapsed Xylem Phenotype of Arabidopsis Identifies Mutants Deficient in Cellulose Deposition in the Secondary Cell Wall
journal, May 1997

  • Turner, S. R.; Somerville, C. R.
  • The Plant Cell, Vol. 9, Issue 5, p. 689-701
  • DOI: 10.1105/tpc.9.5.689

The Genome of Black Cottonwood, Populus trichocarpa (Torr. & Gray)
journal, September 2006


A xylem-specific cellulose synthase gene from aspen (Populus tremuloides) is responsive to mechanical stress
journal, June 2000


A mini binary vector series for plant transformation
journal, January 1999

  • Xiang, Chengbin; Han, Peng; Lutziger, Isabelle
  • Plant Molecular Biology, Vol. 40, Issue 4, p. 711-717
  • DOI: 10.1023/A:1006201910593

Exploiting Secondary Growth in Arabidopsis. Construction of Xylem and Bark cDNA Libraries and Cloning of Three Xylem Endopeptidases
journal, July 2000

  • Zhao, Chengsong; Johnson, Bobby J.; Kositsup, Boonthida
  • Plant Physiology, Vol. 123, Issue 3, p. 1185-1196
  • DOI: 10.1104/pp.123.3.1185