Gene expression profile of wheat seedling response to drought stress by cDNA-AFLP

Abstract

Drought is one of the most adverse environmental factors affecting wheat yield and quality. Under drought stress, target genes in wheat could be activated and expressed to produce drought-induced proteins, enabling plants to actively adapt to drought, and to maintain survival and yield formation. So, studying on drought-induced proteins and the related genes is essential for future genetic engineering and crop breeding of drought-resisting and water-saving. The objective of this research is to analyse the gene expression profile of wheat under drought stress, and to detect the fragments related to drought-resistant gene expression. Genes induced by drought stress in the seedling of Xinjiang spring wheat cultivar Xinchun 6 at 2-leaf stage were analysed by cDNA-AFLP techniques.

Citation

Zhang YueGiang; Li JianFeng; Wang Zhong; Fan ZheRu; Wang Hao; Zhang HongZhi. Gene Expression Profile of Wheat Seedling Response to Drought Stress by cDNA-AFLP. Journal of Triticeae Crops (2012) 32 (28) 240-244. [Chinese]

Gene expression profile of wheat seedling response to drought stress by cDNA-AFLP

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