1. Shinozaki K, Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K. Molecular responses to drought and cold stress. Curr Opin Biotech 1996; 7:161-167.
2. Thomashow MF. Arabidopsis thaliana as a model for studying mechanisms of plant cold tolerance. Arabidopsis. In: Meyro- witz E, Somerville C, eds. Cold Spring Harbor: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 1994:807-834.
3. Shinozaki K, Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K. Gene expression and signal transduction in water-stress response, Plant Physiol 1997; 115:327-334.
4. Holmberg N, Bulow L. Improving stress tolerance in plants by gene transfer. Trends Plant Sci 1998; 3:61-66.
5. Tarczynski M, Bohnert H. Stress protection of transgenic tobacco by production of the osmolyte mannitol. Science 1993; 259:508-510.
6. Kavi Kishor PB, Hong Z, Miao G-U et al. Overexpression of D1-pyrroline-5- car-boxylate synthetase increases proline production and confers osmotolerance in transgenic plants. Plant Physiol 1995; 108:1387-1394.
7. Hayashi H, Mustardy L, Deshnium P et al. Transformation of Arabidopsis thaliana with the codA gene for choline oxidase; accumulation of glycinebetaine and enhanced tolerance to salt and cold stress. Plant J 1997; 12:1334-142.
8. Kodama H, Hamada T, Horiguchi G et al. Genetic enhancement of cold tolerance by expression of a gene for chloroplast w-3 fatty acid desaturase in transgenic tobacco. Plant Physiol. 1994; 105:601-605.
9. Ishizaki-Nishizawa O, Fujii T, Azuma M et al. Low-temperature resistance of higher plants is significantly enhanced by a nonspecific cyanobacterial desaturase. Nature Biotechnol 1996; 14:1003-1006.
10. Xu D, Duan X, Wang B et al. Expression of a late embryogenesis abundant protein gene, HVA1, from barley confers tolerance to water deficit and salt stress in transgenic rice. Plant Physiol 1996; 110:249-257.
11. McKersie BD, Bowley SR, Harjanto E et al. Water-deficit tolerance and field performance of transgenic alfalfa over-expressing superoxide dismutase. Plant Physiol 1996; 111:1177-1181.
12. Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K, Shinozaki K. A novel cis-acting element in an Arabidopsis gene is involved in responsiveness to drought, low-temperature, or high-salt stress. Plant Cell 1994; 6:251-264.
13. Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K, Shinozaki K. Characterization of the expression of a desiccation-responsive rd29 gene of Arabidopsis thaliana and analysis of its promoter in transgenic plants. Mol Gen Genet 1993; 236:331-340.
14. Liu Q, Kasuga, M, Sakuma Y et al. Two transcription factors, DREB1 and DREB2, with an EREBP/AP2 DNA binding domain, separate two cellular signal trans-duction pathways in drought- and low temperature-responsive gene expression, respectively, in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 1998; 10:1391-1406.
15. Okamuro JK, Caster B, Villarroel R et al. The AP2 domain of APETALA2 defines a large new family of DNA binding proteins in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1997; 94:7076-7081.
16. Ohme-Takagi M, Shinshi H. Ethylene-inducible DNA binding proteins that interact with an ethylene-responsive element. Plant Cell 1995; 7:173-182.
17. Stockinger EJ, Gilmour SJ, Thomashow MF. Arabidopsis thaliana CBF1 encodes an AP2 domain-containing transcriptional activator that binds to the C-repeat/DRE, a cis-acting DNA regulatory element that stimulates transcription in response to low temperature and water deficit. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 1997; 94:1035-1040.
18. Shinwari ZK, Nakashima K, Miura S et al. An Arabidopsis gene family encoding DRE/CRT binding proteins involved in low-temperature-responsive gene expression. Biochem Biophys Res Cmmu 1998; 250:161-170.
19. Mituhara I, Ugaki M, Hirochika H et al. Efficient promoter cassettes for enhanced expression of foreign genes in dicotyledonous and monocotyledonous plants. Plant Cell Physiol 1996; 37:49-59.
20. Kiyosue T, Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K, Shinozaki K. Characterization of two cDNAs (ERD10 and ERD14) corresponding to genes that respond rapidly to dehydration stress in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol 1994; 35:225-231.
21. Kasuga M, Liu Q, Miura S et al. Improving drought, salt and freezing tolerance by gene transfer of a single stress-inducible transcription factor. Nature Biotechnol 1999; 17:287-291.
22. Jaglo-Ottosen KR, Gilmour SJ, Zarka DG et al. Arabidopsis CBF1 overexpression induces cor genes and enhances freezing tolerance. Science 1998; 280:104-106.
23. Jiang C, Iu B, Singh J. Requirement of a CCGAC cis-acting element for cold induction of the BN115 gene from winter Brassica napus. Plant Mol Biol 1996; 30:679-684.
24. Ouellet F, Vazquez-Tello A, Sarhan F. The wheat wcs120 promoter is cold-inducible in both monocotyledonous and dicotyledonous species. FEBS Lett 1998; 423:324-328.
Was this article helpful?