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Down-regulation of POLYGALACTURONASE1 alters firmness, tensile strength and water loss in apple (Malus x domestica) fruit.

Atkinson RG, Sutherland PW, Johnston SL, Gunaseelan K, Hallett IC, Mitra D, Brummell DA, Schröder R, Johnston JW, Schaffer RJ.

BMC Plant Biol. 2012 Aug 2;12:129. doi: 10.1186/1471-2229-12-129.


QTL dynamics for fruit firmness and softening around an ethylene-dependent polygalacturonase gene in apple (Malus x domestica Borkh.).

Costa F, Peace CP, Stella S, Serra S, Musacchi S, Bazzani M, Sansavini S, Van de Weg WE.

J Exp Bot. 2010 Jun;61(11):3029-39. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erq130. Epub 2010 May 12.


Cell wall structures leading to cultivar differences in softening rates develop early during apple (Malus x domestica) fruit growth.

Ng JK, Schröder R, Sutherland PW, Hallett IC, Hall MI, Prakash R, Smith BG, Melton LD, Johnston JW.

BMC Plant Biol. 2013 Nov 19;13:183. doi: 10.1186/1471-2229-13-183.


The role of ethylene and cold temperature in the regulation of the apple POLYGALACTURONASE1 gene and fruit softening.

Tacken E, Ireland H, Gunaseelan K, Karunairetnam S, Wang D, Schultz K, Bowen J, Atkinson RG, Johnston JW, Putterill J, Hellens RP, Schaffer RJ.

Plant Physiol. 2010 May;153(1):294-305. doi: 10.1104/pp.109.151092. Epub 2010 Mar 17.


Overexpression of polygalacturonase in transgenic apple trees leads to a range of novel phenotypes involving changes in cell adhesion.

Atkinson RG, Schröder R, Hallett IC, Cohen D, MacRae EA.

Plant Physiol. 2002 May;129(1):122-33.


Insights into the effects of polygalacturonase FaPG1 gene silencing on pectin matrix disassembly, enhanced tissue integrity, and firmness in ripe strawberry fruits.

Posé S, Paniagua C, Cifuentes M, Blanco-Portales R, Quesada MA, Mercado JA.

J Exp Bot. 2013 Sep;64(12):3803-15. doi: 10.1093/jxb/ert210. Epub 2013 Jul 19.


Fruit softening and pectin disassembly: an overview of nanostructural pectin modifications assessed by atomic force microscopy.

Paniagua C, Posé S, Morris VJ, Kirby AR, Quesada MA, Mercado JA.

Ann Bot. 2014 Oct;114(6):1375-83. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcu149. Epub 2014 Jul 25. Review.


Lower cell wall pectin solubilisation and galactose loss during early fruit development in apple (Malus x domestica) cultivar 'Scifresh' are associated with slower softening rate.

Ng JK, Schröder R, Brummell DA, Sutherland PW, Hallett IC, Smith BG, Melton LD, Johnston JW.

J Plant Physiol. 2015 Mar 15;176:129-37. doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2014.12.012. Epub 2015 Jan 5.


Antisense down-regulation of the strawberry β-galactosidase gene FaβGal4 increases cell wall galactose levels and reduces fruit softening.

Paniagua C, Blanco-Portales R, Barceló-Muñoz M, García-Gago JA, Waldron KW, Quesada MA, Muñoz-Blanco J, Mercado JA.

J Exp Bot. 2016 Feb;67(3):619-31. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv462. Epub 2015 Nov 19.


Antisense down-regulation of the FaPG1 gene reveals an unexpected central role for polygalacturonase in strawberry fruit softening.

Quesada MA, Blanco-Portales R, Posé S, García-Gago JA, Jiménez-Bermúdez S, Muñoz-Serrano A, Caballero JL, Pliego-Alfaro F, Mercado JA, Muñoz-Blanco J.

Plant Physiol. 2009 Jun;150(2):1022-32. doi: 10.1104/pp.109.138297. Epub 2009 Apr 24.


Effect of silencing the two major tomato fruit pectin methylesterase isoforms on cell wall pectin metabolism.

Wen B, Ström A, Tasker A, West G, Tucker GA.

Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2013 Nov;15(6):1025-32. doi: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.2012.00714.x. Epub 2013 Apr 10.


Inheritance of the Md-ACS1 gene and its relationship to fruit softening in apple ( Malus x domestica Borkh.).

Oraguzie NC, Iwanami H, Soejima J, Harada T, Hall A.

Theor Appl Genet. 2004 May;108(8):1526-33. Epub 2004 Feb 13.


Callose and cellulose synthase gene expression analysis from the tight cluster to the full bloom stage and during early fruit development in Malus × domestica.

Guerriero G, Giorno F, Folgado R, Printz B, Baric S, Hausman JF.

J Plant Res. 2014;127(1):173-83. doi: 10.1007/s10265-013-0586-y. Epub 2013 Aug 11.


Biochemical characterisation of MdCXE1, a carboxylesterase from apple that is expressed during fruit ripening.

Souleyre EJ, Marshall SD, Oakeshott JG, Russell RJ, Plummer KM, Newcomb RD.

Phytochemistry. 2011 May;72(7):564-71. doi: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2011.01.020.


Raman imaging of changes in the polysaccharides distribution in the cell wall during apple fruit development and senescence.

Szymańska-Chargot M, Chylińska M, Pieczywek PM, Rösch P, Schmitt M, Popp J, Zdunek A.

Planta. 2016 Apr;243(4):935-45. doi: 10.1007/s00425-015-2456-4. Epub 2016 Jan 5.


Autolysis of cell walls from polygalacturonase-antisense tomato fruit in simulated apoplastic solutions.

Almeida DP, Huber DJ.

Plant Physiol Biochem. 2011 Jun;49(6):617-22. doi: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2011.02.021. Epub 2011 Mar 3.


Phenotypic changes associated with RNA interference silencing of chalcone synthase in apple (Malus × domestica).

Dare AP, Tomes S, Jones M, McGhie TK, Stevenson DE, Johnson RA, Greenwood DR, Hellens RP.

Plant J. 2013 May;74(3):398-410. doi: 10.1111/tpj.12140. Epub 2013 Mar 14.


Cell wall metabolism in fruit softening and quality and its manipulation in transgenic plants.

Brummell DA, Harpster MH.

Plant Mol Biol. 2001 Sep;47(1-2):311-40. Review.


A candidate gene based approach validates Md-PG1 as the main responsible for a QTL impacting fruit texture in apple (Malus x domestica Borkh).

Longhi S, Hamblin MT, Trainotti L, Peace CP, Velasco R, Costa F.

BMC Plant Biol. 2013 Mar 4;13:37. doi: 10.1186/1471-2229-13-37.

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