Plant Biotechnology Vol.23 No.1
Contents
Preface
Editorial Overview
GMO research in Japan - the state of the art
Hiromichi Morikawa. . . . . . . 3 [PDF]
Horticulture
Molecular characterization of the flavonoid biosynthesis of Verbena hybrida and the functional analysis of verbena and Clitoria ternatea F3'5'H genes in transgenic verbena
Junichi Togami, Mihoko Tamura, Kanako Ishiguro, Chika Hirose, Hiroaki Okuhara, Yukiko Ueyama, Noriko Nakamura, Keiko Yonekura-Sakakibara, Masako Fukuchi-Mizutani, Ken-ichi Suzuki, Yuko Fukui, Takaaki Kusumi, Yoshikazu Tanaka. . . . . . . 5 [PDF]
RNAi suppression of the anthocyanidin synthase gene in Torenia hybrida yields white flowers with higher frequency and better stability than antisense and sense suppression
Noriko Nakamura, Masako Fukuchi-Mizutani, Kiyoshi Miyazaki, Kenichi Suzuki, Yoshikazu Tanaka. . . . . . . 13 [PDF]
Molecular characterization of the flavonoid biosynthetic pathway and flower color modification of Nierembergia sp
Yukiko Ueyama, Yukihisa Katsumoto, Yuko Fukui, Masako Fukuchi-Mizutani, Hideo Ohkawa, Takaaki Kusumi, Takashi Iwashita, Yoshikazu Tanaka. . . . . . . 19 [PDF]
Dominant inheritance of white-flowered and herbicide-resistant traits in transgenic gentian plants
Masahiro Nishihara, Takashi Nakatsuka, Keizo Hosokawa, Takahide Yokoi, Yoshiko Abe, Kei-ichiro Mishiba, Saburo Yamamura. . . . . . . 25 [PDF]
Production of dwarf potted gentian using wild-type Agrobacterium rhizogenes
Kei-ichiro Mishiba, Masahiro Nishihara, Yoshiko Abe, Takashi Nakatsuka, Hiromi Kawamura, Katsuo Kodama, Toshikazu Takesawa, Jun Abe, Saburo Yamamura. . . . . . . 33 [PDF]
Crop improvement
Transgenic rice for animal feed with high tryptophan content generated by a selectable marker- and vector backbone-free technology
Akira Komatsu, Miki Ohtake, Hisakazu Hasegawa, Teruhiko Terakawa, Kyo Wakasa. . . . . . . 39 [PDF]
Improvement of nitrate- and nitrite-dependent growth of rice by the introduction of a constitutively expressing chloroplastic nitrite transporter
Sustiprijatno, Miwa Sugiura, Kenユichi Ogawa, Masaaki Takahashi. . . . . . . 47 [PDF]
Expression of an enhancin gene from the Trichoplusia ni granulosis virus confers resistance to lepidopterous insect pests to rice
Mari Mori, Harushige Kitamura, Atsushi Kondo, Koji Dohi, Masashi Mori, Masanori Kaido, Kazuyuki Mise, Eiichi Shimojyo, Yoshifumi Hashimoto. . . . . . . 55 [PDF]
Genetic studies of transgenic rice plants overproducing an antibacterial peptide show that a high level of transgene expression did not cause inferior effects on host plants
Ichiro Mitsuhara, Osamu Yatou, Takayoshi Iwai, Yumi Naito, Yoshiko Nawa, Yuko Ohashi. . . . . . . 63 [PDF]
Resistance to insects in transgenic Solanum plants expressing a peroxidase gene from horseradish
Masao Tsuduki, Toshiyuki Takano, Fumiaki Nakatsubo, Kazuya Yoshida, Atsuhiko Shinmyo, Hiroshi Asao. . . . . . . 71 [PDF]
Improvement of environmental stress tolerance of sweet potato by introduction of genes for spermidine synthase
Yoshihisa Kasukabe, Lixiong He, Yuriko Watakabe, Motoyasu Otani, Takiko Shimada, Shoji Tachibana. . . . . . . 75 [PDF]
Increase of amylose content of sweetpotato starch by RNA interference of the starch branching enzyme II gene (IbSBEII)
Takiko Shimada, Motoyasu Otani, Tatsuro Hamada, Sun-Hyung Kim. . . . . . . 85 [PDF]
Materials production
Production of biologically active human interferon-α in transgenic rice
Takehiro Masumura, Satoshi Morita, Yoshiyuki Miki, Akihiro Kurita, Shigeto Morita, Hiroyuki Shirono, Junichi Koga, Kunisuke Tanaka. . . . . . . 91 [PDF]
Hybrid fiber production: a wood and plastic combination in transgenic rice and Tamarix made by accumulating poly-3-hydroxybutyrate
Noboru Endo, Kouki Yoshida, Miho Akiyoshi, Sumihide Manji. . . . . . . 99 [PDF]
Pytoremediation
Genetic engineering of nitrite reductase gene improves uptake and assimilation of nitrogen dioxide by Rhaphiolepis umbellata (Thunb.) Makino
Jun Shigeto, Sanae Yoshihara, Suaad E.H. Adam, Kuni Sueyoshi, Atsushi Sakamoto, Hiromichi Morikawa, Misa Takahashi. . . . . . . 111 [PDF]
Efficient assimilation of sulfide by transgenic rice plants over-expressing a rice cysteine synthase
Yube Yamaguchi, Tatsuo Nakamura, Yuko Tatsumi, Kimiyo Nakamura, Hiroshi Sano. . . . . . . 117 [PDF]
Regeneration and genetic engineering of a tropical tree, Azadirachta excelsa
Masayuki Morimoto, Kentaro Nakamura, Hiroshi Sano. . . . . . . 123 [PDF]
Safety assessment
Reducing gene flow from pollen dispersal of genetically modified plants in special screened greenhouses
Shin Watanabe, Tsunenori Sano, Hiroshi Kamada, Hiroshi Ezura. . . . . . . 129 [PDF]
Soil microbial community analysis in the environmental risk assessment of transgenic plants
Seishi Ikeda, Nozomi Ytow, Hiroshi Ezura, Kiwamu Minamisawa, Tatsuhito Fujimura. . . . . . . 137 [PDF]