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Proteomes 2014, 2(3), 323-340; doi:10.3390/proteomes2030323

Proteomic Analysis of Responsive Proteins Induced in Japanese Birch Plantlet Treated with Salicylic Acid

Department of Forest Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, 350 Mine-machi, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321-8505, Japan
Current address: Forest Tree Breeding Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, 3809-1 Ishi, Juo, Hitachi, Ibaraki 319-1301, Japan.
The late professor of Utsunomiya University.
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Received: 1 February 2014 / Revised: 26 May 2014 / Accepted: 10 June 2014 / Published: 1 July 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Plant Proteomics)
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The present study was performed to unravel the mechanisms of systemic acquired resistance (SAR) establishment and resistance signaling pathways against the canker-rot fungus (Inonotus obliquus strain IO-U1) infection in Japanese birch plantlet No.8. Modulation of protein-profile induced by salicylic acid (SA)-administration was analyzed, and SA-responsive proteins were identified. In total, 5 specifically expressed, 3 significantly increased, and 3 significantly decreased protein spots were identified using liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) and the sequence tag method. These proteins were malate dehydrogenase, succinate dehydrogenase, phosphoglycerate kinase, diaminopimalate decarboxylase, arginase, chorismate mutase, cyclophilin, aminopeptidase, and unknown function proteins. These proteins are considered to be involved in SAR-establishment mechanisms in the Japanese birch plantlet No 8.
Keywords: Japanese birch; Inonotus obliquus; salicylic acid Japanese birch; Inonotus obliquus; salicylic acid

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Suzuki, H.; Takashima, Y.; Ishiguri, F.; Yoshizawa, N.; Yokota, S. Proteomic Analysis of Responsive Proteins Induced in Japanese Birch Plantlet Treated with Salicylic Acid. Proteomes 2014, 2, 323-340.

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