• We are sorry, but NCBI web applications do not support your browser and may not function properly. More information
Logo of plntcellLink to Publisher's site
Plant Cell. 2004; 16 (Suppl): S154–S169.
Published online May 6, 2004. doi:  10.1105/tpc.015966
PMCID: PMC2643387

Interactions of mitochondrial and nuclear genes that affect male gametophyte development.

Full Text

The Full Text of this article is available as a PDF (314K).

Selected References

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article.
  • Abad AR, Mehrtens BJ, Mackenzie SA. Specific expression in reproductive tissues and fate of a mitochondrial sterility-associated protein in cytoplasmic male-sterile bean. Plant Cell. 1995 Mar;7(3):271–285. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Abbott AG, Fauron CM. Structural alterations in a transcribed region of the T type cytoplasmic male sterile maize mitochondrial genome. Curr Genet. 1986;10(10):777–783. [PubMed]
  • Abdelnoor Ricardo V, Yule Ryan, Elo Annakaisa, Christensen Alan C, Meyer-Gauen Gilbert, Mackenzie Sally A. Substoichiometric shifting in the plant mitochondrial genome is influenced by a gene homologous to MutS. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 May 13;100(10):5968–5973. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Akagi H, Sakamoto M, Shinjyo C, Shimada H, Fujimura T. A unique sequence located downstream from the rice mitochondrial atp6 may cause male sterility. Curr Genet. 1994 Jan;25(1):52–58. [PubMed]
  • Arrieta-Montiel M, Lyznik A, Woloszynska M, Janska H, Tohme J, Mackenzie S. Tracing evolutionary and developmental implications of mitochondrial stoichiometric shifting in the common bean. Genetics. 2001 Jun;158(2):851–864. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Aubourg S, Boudet N, Kreis M, Lecharny A. In Arabidopsis thaliana, 1% of the genome codes for a novel protein family unique to plants. Plant Mol Biol. 2000 Mar;42(4):603–613. [PubMed]
  • Bailey TL, Elkan C. Fitting a mixture model by expectation maximization to discover motifs in biopolymers. Proc Int Conf Intell Syst Mol Biol. 1994;2:28–36. [PubMed]
  • Balk J, Leaver CJ. The PET1-CMS mitochondrial mutation in sunflower is associated with premature programmed cell death and cytochrome c release. Plant Cell. 2001 Aug;13(8):1803–1818. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Bellaoui M, Grelon M, Pelletier G, Budar F. The restorer Rfo gene acts post-translationally on the stability of the ORF138 Ogura CMS-associated protein in reproductive tissues of rapeseed cybrids. Plant Mol Biol. 1999 Jul;40(5):893–902. [PubMed]
  • Bentolila Stephane, Alfonso Antonio A, Hanson Maureen R. A pentatricopeptide repeat-containing gene restores fertility to cytoplasmic male-sterile plants. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Aug 6;99(16):10887–10892. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Bentolila S, Hanson MR. Identification of a BIBAC clone that co-segregates with the petunia restorer of fertility (Rf) gene. Mol Genet Genomics. 2001 Oct;266(2):223–230. [PubMed]
  • Bereterbide Agnès, Hernould Michel, Farbos Isabelle, Glimelius Kristina, Mouras Armand. Restoration of stamen development and production of functional pollen in an alloplasmic CMS tobacco line by ectopic expression of the Arabidopsis thaliana SUPERMAN gene. Plant J. 2002 Mar;29(5):607–615. [PubMed]
  • Bergman P, Edqvist J, Farbos I, Glimelius K. Male-sterile tobacco displays abnormal mitochondrial atp1 transcript accumulation and reduced floral ATP/ADP ratio. Plant Mol Biol. 2000 Feb;42(3):531–544. [PubMed]
  • Bonhomme S, Budar F, Lancelin D, Small I, Defrance MC, Pelletier G. Sequence and transcript analysis of the Nco2.5 Ogura-specific fragment correlated with cytoplasmic male sterility in Brassica cybrids. Mol Gen Genet. 1992 Nov;235(2-3):340–348. [PubMed]
  • Brown Gregory G, Formanová Natasa, Jin Hua, Wargachuk Richard, Dendy Charles, Patil Prashant, Laforest Martin, Zhang Jinfa, Cheung Wing Y, Landry Benoit S. The radish Rfo restorer gene of Ogura cytoplasmic male sterility encodes a protein with multiple pentatricopeptide repeats. Plant J. 2003 Jul;35(2):262–272. [PubMed]
  • Budar F, Pelletier G. Male sterility in plants: occurrence, determinism, significance and use. C R Acad Sci III. 2001 Jun;324(6):543–550. [PubMed]
  • Budar Françoise, Touzet Pascal, De Paepe Rosine. The nucleo-mitochondrial conflict in cytoplasmic male sterilities revisited. Genetica. 2003 Jan;117(1):3–16. [PubMed]
  • Charlesworth D. What maintains male-sterility factors in plant populations? Heredity (Edinb) 2002 Dec;89(6):408–409. [PubMed]
  • Chase CD. Expression of CMS-unique and flanking mitochondrial DNA sequences in Phaseolus vulgaris L. Curr Genet. 1994 Mar;25(3):245–251. [PubMed]
  • Chaumont F, Bernier B, Buxant R, Williams ME, Levings CS, 3rd, Boutry M. Targeting the maize T-urf13 product into tobacco mitochondria confers methomyl sensitivity to mitochondrial respiration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1995 Feb 14;92(4):1167–1171. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Coffin JW, Dhillon R, Ritzel RG, Nargang FE. The Neurospora crassa cya-5 nuclear gene encodes a protein with a region of homology to the Saccharomyces cerevisiae PET309 protein and is required in a post-transcriptional step for the expression of the mitochondrially encoded COXI protein. Curr Genet. 1997 Oct;32(4):273–280. [PubMed]
  • Conley CA, Hanson MR. Tissue-Specific Protein Expression in Plant Mitochondria. Plant Cell. 1994 Jan;6(1):85–91. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Conley CA, Hanson MR. How do alterations in plant mitochondrial genomes disrupt pollen development? J Bioenerg Biomembr. 1995 Aug;27(4):447–457. [PubMed]
  • Costanzo MC, Fox TD. Control of mitochondrial gene expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Annu Rev Genet. 1990;24:91–113. [PubMed]
  • Cui X, Wise RP, Schnable PS. The rf2 nuclear restorer gene of male-sterile T-cytoplasm maize. Science. 1996 May 31;272(5266):1334–1336. [PubMed]
  • Desloire Sophie, Gherbi Hassen, Laloui Wassila, Marhadour Sylvie, Clouet Vanessa, Cattolico Laurence, Falentin Cyril, Giancola Sandra, Renard Michel, Budar Françoise, et al. Identification of the fertility restoration locus, Rfo, in radish, as a member of the pentatricopeptide-repeat protein family. EMBO Rep. 2003 Jun;4(6):588–594. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Dewey RE, Levings CS, 3rd, Timothy DH. Novel recombinations in the maize mitochondrial genome produce a unique transcriptional unit in the Texas male-sterile cytoplasm. Cell. 1986 Feb 14;44(3):439–449. [PubMed]
  • Dewey RE, Timothy DH, Levings CS. A mitochondrial protein associated with cytoplasmic male sterility in the T cytoplasm of maize. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1987 Aug;84(15):5374–5378. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Dieterich J-H, Braun H-P, Schmitz UK. Alloplasmic male sterility in Brassica napus (CMS 'Tournefortii-Stiewe') is associated with a special gene arrangement around a novel atp9 gene. Mol Genet Genomics. 2003 Sep;269(6):723–731. [PubMed]
  • Dill CL, Wise RP, Schnable PS. Rf8 and Rf* mediate unique T-urf13-transcript accumulation, revealing a conserved motif associated with RNA processing and restoration of pollen fertility in T-cytoplasm maize. Genetics. 1997 Nov;147(3):1367–1379. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Emanuelsson O, Nielsen H, Brunak S, von Heijne G. Predicting subcellular localization of proteins based on their N-terminal amino acid sequence. J Mol Biol. 2000 Jul 21;300(4):1005–1016. [PubMed]
  • Fisk DG, Walker MB, Barkan A. Molecular cloning of the maize gene crp1 reveals similarity between regulators of mitochondrial and chloroplast gene expression. EMBO J. 1999 May 4;18(9):2621–2630. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Forde BG, Oliver RJ, Leaver CJ. Variation in mitochondrial translation products associated with male-sterile cytoplasms in maize. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1978 Aug;75(8):3841–3845. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Gagliardi D, Leaver CJ. Polyadenylation accelerates the degradation of the mitochondrial mRNA associated with cytoplasmic male sterility in sunflower. EMBO J. 1999 Jul 1;18(13):3757–3766. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Gallagher Larbi J, Betz Stephanie K, Chase Christine D. Mitochondrial RNA editing truncates a chimeric open reading frame associated with S male-sterility in maize. Curr Genet. 2002 Dec;42(3):179–184. [PubMed]
  • Gerstel DU, Burns JA, Burk LG. Cytoplasmic male sterility in Nicotiana, restoration of fertility, and the nucleolus. Genetics. 1978 May;89(1):157–169. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Grelon M, Budar F, Bonhomme S, Pelletier G. Ogura cytoplasmic male-sterility (CMS)-associated orf138 is translated into a mitochondrial membrane polypeptide in male-sterile Brassica cybrids. Mol Gen Genet. 1994 Jun 3;243(5):540–547. [PubMed]
  • Gutierres S, Sabar M, Lelandais C, Chetrit P, Diolez P, Degand H, Boutry M, Vedel F, de Kouchkovsky Y, De Paepe R. Lack of mitochondrial and nuclear-encoded subunits of complex I and alteration of the respiratory chain in Nicotiana sylvestris mitochondrial deletion mutants. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Apr 1;94(7):3436–3441. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Handa H, Gualberto JM, Grienenberger JM. Characterization of the mitochondrial orfB gene and its derivative, orf224, a chimeric open reading frame specific to one mitochondrial genome of the "Polima" male-sterile cytoplasm in rapeseed (Brassica napus L.). Curr Genet. 1995 Nov;28(6):546–552. [PubMed]
  • Hanson MR. Plant mitochondrial mutations and male sterility. Annu Rev Genet. 1991;25:461–486. [PubMed]
  • Hanson MR, Wilson RK, Bentolila S, Köhler RH, Chen HC. Mitochondrial gene organization and expression in petunia male fertile and sterile plants. J Hered. 1999 May-Jun;90(3):362–368. [PubMed]
  • He S, Abad AR, Gelvin SB, Mackenzie SA. A cytoplasmic male sterility-associated mitochondrial protein causes pollen disruption in transgenic tobacco. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Oct 15;93(21):11763–11768. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • He S, Lyznik A, Mackenzie S. Pollen fertility restoration by nuclear gene Fr in CMS bean: nuclear-directed alteration of a mitochondrial population. Genetics. 1995 Feb;139(2):955–962. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Heazlewood JL, Whelan J, Millar AH. The products of the mitochondrial orf25 and orfB genes are FO components in the plant F1FO ATP synthase. FEBS Lett. 2003 Apr 10;540(1-3):201–205. [PubMed]
  • Hedgcoth Charles, el-Shehawi Ahmed M, Wei Ping, Clarkson Melissa, Tamalis Dimitri. A chimeric open reading frame associated with cytoplasmic male sterility in alloplasmic wheat with Triticum timopheevi mitochondria is present in several Triticum and Aegilops species, barley, and rye. Curr Genet. 2002 Aug;41(5):357–365. [PubMed]
  • Horn R, Köhler RH, Zetsche K. A mitochondrial 16 kDa protein is associated with cytoplasmic male sterility in sunflower. Plant Mol Biol. 1991 Jul;17(1):29–36. [PubMed]
  • Imai R, Koizuka N, Fujimoto H, Hayakawa T, Sakai T, Imamura J. Delimitation of the fertility restorer locus Rfk1 to a 43-kb contig in Kosena radish (Raphanus sativus L.). Mol Genet Genomics. 2003 Jun;269(3):388–394. [PubMed]
  • Iwabuchi M, Koizuka N, Fujimoto H, Sakai T, Imamura J. Identification and expression of the kosena radish (Raphanus sativus cv. Kosena) homologue of the ogura radish CMS-associated gene, orf138. Plant Mol Biol. 1999 Jan;39(1):183–188. [PubMed]
  • Iwabuchi M, Kyozuka J, Shimamoto K. Processing followed by complete editing of an altered mitochondrial atp6 RNA restores fertility of cytoplasmic male sterile rice. EMBO J. 1993 Apr;12(4):1437–1446. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Janska H, Sarria R, Woloszynska M, Arrieta-Montiel M, Mackenzie SA. Stoichiometric shifts in the common bean mitochondrial genome leading to male sterility and spontaneous reversion to fertility . Plant Cell. 1998 Jul;10(7):1163–1180. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Kazama Tomohiko, Toriyama Kinya. A pentatricopeptide repeat-containing gene that promotes the processing of aberrant atp6 RNA of cytoplasmic male-sterile rice. FEBS Lett. 2003 Jun 5;544(1-3):99–102. [PubMed]
  • Köhler RH, Horn R, Lössl A, Zetsche K. Cytoplasmic male sterility in sunflower is correlated with the co-transcription of a new open reading frame with the atpA gene. Mol Gen Genet. 1991 Jul;227(3):369–376. [PubMed]
  • Koizuka Nobuya, Imai Ritsuko, Fujimoto Hideya, Hayakawa Takahiko, Kimura Yusuke, Kohno-Murase Junko, Sakai Takako, Kawasaki Shinji, Imamura Jun. Genetic characterization of a pentatricopeptide repeat protein gene, orf687, that restores fertility in the cytoplasmic male-sterile Kosena radish. Plant J. 2003 May;34(4):407–415. [PubMed]
  • Krishnasamy S, Makaroff CA. Characterization of the radish mitochondrial orfB locus: possible relationship with male sterility in Ogura radish. Curr Genet. 1993 Jul-Aug;24(1-2):156–163. [PubMed]
  • Krishnasamy S, Makaroff CA. Organ-specific reduction in the abundance of a mitochondrial protein accompanies fertility restoration in cytoplasmic male-sterile radish. Plant Mol Biol. 1994 Nov;26(3):935–946. [PubMed]
  • Kubo T, Nishizawa S, Sugawara A, Itchoda N, Estiati A, Mikami T. The complete nucleotide sequence of the mitochondrial genome of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.) reveals a novel gene for tRNA(Cys)(GCA). Nucleic Acids Res. 2000 Jul 1;28(13):2571–2576. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Lahmy S, Barnèche F, Derancourt J, Filipowicz W, Delseny M, Echeverria M. A chloroplastic RNA-binding protein is a new member of the PPR family. FEBS Lett. 2000 Sep 1;480(2-3):255–260. [PubMed]
  • Lam E, Kato N, Lawton M. Programmed cell death, mitochondria and the plant hypersensitive response. Nature. 2001 Jun 14;411(6839):848–853. [PubMed]
  • Lamb JR, Tugendreich S, Hieter P. Tetratrico peptide repeat interactions: to TPR or not to TPR? Trends Biochem Sci. 1995 Jul;20(7):257–259. [PubMed]
  • Landgren M, Zetterstrand M, Sundberg E, Glimelius K. Alloplasmic male-sterile Brassica lines containing B. tournefortii mitochondria express an ORF 3' of the atp6 gene and a 32 kDa protein. off. Plant Mol Biol. 1996 Dec;32(5):879–890. [PubMed]
  • Laver HK, Reynolds SJ, Moneger F, Leaver CJ. Mitochondrial genome organization and expression associated with cytoplasmic male sterility in sunflower (Helianthus annuus). Plant J. 1991 Sep;1(2):185–193. [PubMed]
  • Leino M, Teixeira R, Landgren M, Glimelius K. Brassica napus lines with rearranged Arabidopsis mitochondria display CMS and a range of developmental aberrations. Theor Appl Genet. 2003 May;106(7):1156–1163. [PubMed]
  • L'Homme Y, Brown GG. Organizational differences between cytoplasmic male sterile and male fertile Brassica mitochondrial genomes are confined to a single transposed locus. Nucleic Acids Res. 1993 Apr 25;21(8):1903–1909. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Li XQ, Jean M, Landry BS, Brown GG. Restorer genes for different forms of Brassica cytoplasmic male sterility map to a single nuclear locus that modifies transcripts of several mitochondrial genes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Aug 18;95(17):10032–10037. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Linke Bettina, Nothnagel Thomas, Börner Thomas. Flower development in carrot CMS plants: mitochondria affect the expression of MADS box genes homologous to GLOBOSA and DEFICIENS. Plant J. 2003 Apr;34(1):27–37. [PubMed]
  • Liu F, Cui X, Horner HT, Weiner H, Schnable PS. Mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase activity is required for male fertility in maize. Plant Cell. 2001 May;13(5):1063–1078. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Liu Feng, Schnable Patrick S. Functional specialization of maize mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenases. Plant Physiol. 2002 Dec;130(4):1657–1674. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Lown FJ, Watson AT, Purton S. Chlamydomonas nuclear mutants that fail to assemble respiratory or photosynthetic electron transfer complexes. Biochem Soc Trans. 2001 Aug;29(Pt 4):452–455. [PubMed]
  • Lu B, Wilson RK, Phreaner CG, Mulligan RM, Hanson MR. Protein polymorphism generated by differential RNA editing of a plant mitochondrial rps12 gene. Mol Cell Biol. 1996 Apr;16(4):1543–1549. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Mackenzie SA, Chase CD. Fertility Restoration Is Associated with Loss of a Portion of the Mitochondrial Genome in Cytoplasmic Male-Sterile Common Bean. Plant Cell. 1990 Sep;2(9):905–912. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Makaroff CA, Apel IJ, Palmer JD. The atp6 coding region has been disrupted and a novel reading frame generated in the mitochondrial genome of cytoplasmic male-sterile radish. J Biol Chem. 1989 Jul 15;264(20):11706–11713. [PubMed]
  • Makaroff CA, Palmer JD. Mitochondrial DNA rearrangements and transcriptional alterations in the male-sterile cytoplasm of Ogura radish. Mol Cell Biol. 1988 Apr;8(4):1474–1480. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Mancebo R, Zhou X, Shillinglaw W, Henzel W, Macdonald PM. BSF binds specifically to the bicoid mRNA 3' untranslated region and contributes to stabilization of bicoid mRNA. Mol Cell Biol. 2001 May;21(10):3462–3471. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Manthey GM, Przybyla-Zawislak BD, McEwen JE. The Saccharomyces cerevisiae Pet309 protein is embedded in the mitochondrial inner membrane. Eur J Biochem. 1998 Jul 1;255(1):156–161. [PubMed]
  • Marienfeld JR, Unseld M, Brandt P, Brennicke A. Mosaic open reading frames in the Arabidopsis thaliana mitochondrial genome. Biol Chem. 1997 Aug;378(8):859–862. [PubMed]
  • Martínez-Zapater JM, Gil P, Capel J, Somerville CR. Mutations at the Arabidopsis CHM locus promote rearrangements of the mitochondrial genome. Plant Cell. 1992 Aug;4(8):889–899. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Meierhoff Karin, Felder Susanne, Nakamura Takahiro, Bechtold Nicole, Schuster Gadi. HCF152, an Arabidopsis RNA binding pentatricopeptide repeat protein involved in the processing of chloroplast psbB-psbT-psbH-petB-petD RNAs. Plant Cell. 2003 Jun;15(6):1480–1495. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Mili Stavroula, Piñol-Roma Serafín. LRP130, a pentatricopeptide motif protein with a noncanonical RNA-binding domain, is bound in vivo to mitochondrial and nuclear RNAs. Mol Cell Biol. 2003 Jul;23(14):4972–4982. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Monéger F, Smart CJ, Leaver CJ. Nuclear restoration of cytoplasmic male sterility in sunflower is associated with the tissue-specific regulation of a novel mitochondrial gene. EMBO J. 1994 Jan 1;13(1):8–17. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Murai Koji, Takumi Shigeo, Koga Hironori, Ogihara Yasunari. Pistillody, homeotic transformation of stamens into pistil-like structures, caused by nuclear-cytoplasm interaction in wheat. Plant J. 2002 Jan;29(2):169–181. [PubMed]
  • Nivison HT, Hanson MR. Identification of a mitochondrial protein associated with cytoplasmic male sterility in petunia. Plant Cell. 1989 Nov;1(11):1121–1130. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Nivison HT, Sutton CA, Wilson RK, Hanson MR. Sequencing, processing, and localization of the petunia CMS-associated mitochondrial protein. Plant J. 1994 May;5(5):613–623. [PubMed]
  • Notsu Y, Masood S, Nishikawa T, Kubo N, Akiduki G, Nakazono M, Hirai A, Kadowaki K. The complete sequence of the rice (Oryza sativa L.) mitochondrial genome: frequent DNA sequence acquisition and loss during the evolution of flowering plants. Mol Genet Genomics. 2002 Dec;268(4):434–445. [PubMed]
  • Oldenburg DJ, Bendich AJ. Mitochondrial DNA from the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha: circularly permuted linear molecules, head-to-tail concatemers, and a 5' protein. J Mol Biol. 2001 Jul 13;310(3):549–562. [PubMed]
  • Pring DR, Van Tang H. Mitochondrial atp6 transcript editing during microgametogenesis in male-sterile sorghum. Curr Genet. 2001 Jul;39(5-6):371–376. [PubMed]
  • Prioli LM, Huang J, Levings CS., 3rd The plant mitochondrial open reading frame orf221 encodes a membrane-bound protein. Plant Mol Biol. 1993 Oct;23(2):287–295. [PubMed]
  • Pruitt KD, Hanson MR. Transcription of the Petunia mitochondrial CMS-associated Pcf locus in male sterile and fertility-restored lines. Mol Gen Genet. 1991 Jul;227(3):348–355. [PubMed]
  • Pruitt KD, Hanson MR. Splicing of the Petunia cytochrome oxidase subunit II intron. Curr Genet. 1991 Mar;19(3):191–197. [PubMed]
  • Rhoads DM, Levings CS, 3rd, Siedow JN. URF13, a ligand-gated, pore-forming receptor for T-toxin in the inner membrane of cms-T mitochondria. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 1995 Aug;27(4):437–445. [PubMed]
  • Rottmann WH, Brears T, Hodge TP, Lonsdale DM. A mitochondrial gene is lost via homologous recombination during reversion of CMS T maize to fertility. EMBO J. 1987 Jun;6(6):1541–1546. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Sabar M, De Paepe R, de Kouchkovsky Y. Complex I impairment, respiratory compensations, and photosynthetic decrease in nuclear and mitochondrial male sterile mutants of Nicotiana sylvestris. Plant Physiol. 2000 Nov;124(3):1239–1250. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Sarria R, Lyznik A, Vallejos CE, Mackenzie SA. A cytoplasmic male sterility-associated mitochondrial peptide in common bean is post-translationally regulated. Plant Cell. 1998 Jul;10(7):1217–1228. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Saur Jacobs Meaghan, Wade Michael J. A synthetic review of the theory of gynodioecy. Am Nat. 2003 Jun;161(6):837–851. [PubMed]
  • Siculella L, Palmer JD. Physical and gene organization of mitochondrial DNA in fertile and male sterile sunflower. CMS-associated alterations in structure and transcription of the atpA gene. Nucleic Acids Res. 1988 May 11;16(9):3787–3799. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Singh M, Brown GG. Suppression of cytoplasmic male sterility by nuclear genes alters expression of a novel mitochondrial gene region. Plant Cell. 1991 Dec;3(12):1349–1362. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Singh M, Hamel N, Menassa R, Li XQ, Young B, Jean M, Landry BS, Brown GG. Nuclear genes associated with a single Brassica CMS restorer locus influence transcripts of three different mitochondrial gene regions. Genetics. 1996 May;143(1):505–516. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Small ID, Peeters N. The PPR motif - a TPR-related motif prevalent in plant organellar proteins. Trends Biochem Sci. 2000 Feb;25(2):46–47. [PubMed]
  • Song J, Hedgcoth C. A chimeric gene (orf256) is expressed as protein only in cytoplasmic male-sterile lines of wheat. Plant Mol Biol. 1994 Oct;26(1):535–539. [PubMed]
  • Tang HV, Pring DR, Shaw LC, Salazar RA, Muza FR, Yan B, Schertz KF. Transcript processing internal to a mitochondrial open reading frame is correlated with fertility restoration in male-sterile sorghum. Plant J. 1996 Jul;10(1):123–133. [PubMed]
  • Unseld M, Marienfeld JR, Brandt P, Brennicke A. The mitochondrial genome of Arabidopsis thaliana contains 57 genes in 366,924 nucleotides. Nat Genet. 1997 Jan;15(1):57–61. [PubMed]
  • von Allmen JM, Rottmann WH, Gengenbach BG, Harvey AJ, Lonsdale DM. Transfer of methomyl and HmT-toxin sensitivity from T-cytoplasm maize to tobacco. Mol Gen Genet. 1991 Oct;229(3):405–412. [PubMed]
  • Warmke HE, Lee SL. Pollen Abortion in T Cytoplasmic Male-Sterile Corn (Zea mays): A Suggested Mechanism. Science. 1978 May 5;200(4341):561–563. [PubMed]
  • Weigel D, Meyerowitz EM. The ABCs of floral homeotic genes. Cell. 1994 Jul 29;78(2):203–209. [PubMed]
  • Wen L, Chase CD. Pleiotropic effects of a nuclear restorer-of-fertility locus on mitochondrial transcripts in male-fertile and S male-sterile maize. Curr Genet. 1999 Jun;35(5):521–526. [PubMed]
  • Wen Lanying, Ruesch Kimberly L, Ortega Victor M, Kamps Terry L, Gabay-Laughnan Susan, Chase Christine D. A nuclear restorer-of-fertility mutation disrupts accumulation of mitochondrial ATP synthase subunit alpha in developing pollen of S male-sterile maize. Genetics. 2003 Oct;165(2):771–779. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Williams Pascale M, Barkan Alice. A chloroplast-localized PPR protein required for plastid ribosome accumulation. Plant J. 2003 Dec;36(5):675–686. [PubMed]
  • Wintz H, Chen HC, Sutton CA, Conley CA, Cobb A, Ruth D, Hanson MR. Expression of the CMS-associated urfS sequence in transgenic petunia and tobacco. Plant Mol Biol. 1995 Apr;28(1):83–92. [PubMed]
  • Wise RP, Gobelman-Werner K, Pei D, Dill CL, Schnable PS. Mitochondrial transcript processing and restoration of male fertility in T-cytoplasm maize. J Hered. 1999 May-Jun;90(3):380–385. [PubMed]
  • Young EG, Hanson MR. A fused mitochondrial gene associated with cytoplasmic male sterility is developmentally regulated. Cell. 1987 Jul 3;50(1):41–49. [PubMed]
  • Yui Rika, Iketani Satoru, Mikami Tetsuo, Kubo Tomohiko. Antisense inhibition of mitochondrial pyruvate dehydrogenase E1alpha subunit in anther tapetum causes male sterility. Plant J. 2003 Apr;34(1):57–66. [PubMed]
  • Zabala G, Gabay-Laughnan S, Laughnan JR. The nuclear gene Rf3 affects the expression of the mitochondrial chimeric sequence R implicated in S-type male sterility in maize. Genetics. 1997 Oct;147(2):847–860. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Zubko Mikhajlo K, Zubko Elena I, Adler Klaus, Grimm Bernhard, Gleba Yuri Yu. New CMS-associated phenotypes in cybrids Nicotiana tabacum L. (+Hyoscyamus niger L.). Ann Bot. 2003 Aug;92(2):281–288. [PubMed]
  • Komori Toshiyuki, Ohta Shozo, Murai Nobuhiko, Takakura Yoshimitsu, Kuraya Yoshiki, Suzuki Shoichi, Hiei Yukoh, Imaseki Hidemasa, Nitta Naoto. Map-based cloning of a fertility restorer gene, Rf-1, in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant J. 2004 Feb;37(3):315–325. [PubMed]

Articles from The Plant Cell are provided here courtesy of American Society of Plant Biologists


Related citations in PubMed

See reviews...See all...

Cited by other articles in PMC

See all...


  • PubMed
    PubMed citations for these articles

Recent Activity

Your browsing activity is empty.

Activity recording is turned off.

Turn recording back on

See more...