mesembryanthemum crystallinum


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ice plant

A very invasive edible creeping succulent that can grow to 150 feet across (50m). Leaves and fruit edible. Found all over the world. Flowers year round, colors yellow or bright red.
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Forstheoefel NR, Cushman JC (1995) Identification of enhancer and silencer regions involved in salt-responsive expression of crassulaccan acid metabolism (CAM) genes in the facultative halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Plant Molecular Biology 28:205-218
So far, these subunits were known to be produced in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum during the transition of the plant from [C.sub.3] to CAM metabolism under salt stress [72,88].
J., 2003b, "cDNA cloning of 12 subunits of the V-type ATPase from Mesembryanthemum crystallinum and their expression under stress," Mol.
We are studying a MT-L gene isolated from Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (the Ice Plant).
Yen, "Isolation of 3 salt-induced low-abundance cDNAs from light-grown callus of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum by suppression subtractive hybridization," Physiologia Plantarum, vol.
Early salt stress effects on the differential expression of vacuolar [H.sup.+]-ATPase genes in roots and leaves of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Plant Physiology, 110: 259-265.
In addition, organ-specific expression of a salinity-induced gene (Pgm1) was reported for ice plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.
orcutii Submerged 8 225 46 Aerial 8 480 15 Crassula aquatica Submerged 8 392 178 Aerial 8 854 45 Littorella uniflora Submerged 4 187 95 Submerged 7 -- 165 Submerged 5 -- 819 Aerial 5 -- 65 Terrestrial CAM species Ananas comosus 8 -- -- Crassula argenta 2 59 270 Kalanchoe daigremontiana 8 -- -- Mesembryanthemum crystallinum CAM mode 6 306 1074 [C.sub.3] mode 6 438 24 Other terrestrial species Spinacea oleracea [C.sub.3] 8 865 54 Zea mays [C.sub.4] 8 462 842 Zea mays [C.sub.4] 1 184 -- Taxa RUBISCO/PEPC [ME-NAD.sup.+] Aquatic CAM species Isoetes howellii Submerged 7.1 2 Aerial 30.7 nd I.
Compartmentation of cadmium and iron in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum plants during the adaptation to cadmium stress.
Winter K, Ziegler H (1992) Induction of crassulacean acid metabolism in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum increases reproductive success under conditions of drought and salinity stress.
Vivrette and Muller (1977) investigated the invasion of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum in coastal California grasslands to determine whether biotic or abiotic factors were most significant in its successful establishment.
Adams P, Nelson DE, Yamada S, Chmara W, Jensen RG, Bohnert HJ, Griffiths H (1998) Tansley review No97: Growth and development of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (Aizoaceae).