Original Paper

Phosphate modulates Ca2+ uptake and α-amylase secretion in suspension-cultured cells of rice

Asatsuma, S., Y. Nanjo, M. A. Kashem, K. Itoh, H. Hori, M. Ohshima and T. Mitsui. . . . . . . 187 [PDF]

Phytosulfokine-α, a peptidyl plant growth factor, stimulates cell cycle progression in carrot non-embryogenic cells

Eun, C.-H., S.-M. Ko, K. Higashi, D. Yao, Y. Matsubayashi, Y. Sakagami and H. Kamada. . . . . . . 195 [PDF]

Expression of the chalcone synthase gene in Scutellaria baicalensis hairy root cultures was unusually reduced by environmental stresses

Zhou, Y., S. Nagashima, M. Hirotani, H. Suzuki and T. Yoshikawa. . . . . . . 207 [PDF]

Increase in indole-3-acetic acid (IAA) level and nitrilase activity in turnips induced by Plasmodiophora brassicae infection

Ugajin, T., K. Takita, H. Takahashi, S. Muraoka, T. Tada., T. Mitsui, T. Hayakawa, T. Ohyama and H. Hori. . . . . . . 215 [PDF]

Synthesis of thiamin-binding protein during seed development and its accumulation in sesame seed

Watanabe, K., M. Ampo, T. Ohtsuka H. Takahashi and T. Mitsunaga. . . . . . . 221 [PDF]

Short Communication

Novel marker gene for assessment of behavior of transgenic plants in the field.

Tamaoki, M., Y. Toda, N. Nakajima, A. Kubo, M. Aono and H. Saji. . . . . . . 225 [PDF]

Identification of a cDNA encoding malonyl-coenzyme A: anthocyanidin 3-O-glucoside 6”-O-malonyltransferase from Cineraria (Senecio cruentus) flowers

Suzuki, H., S. Sawada, K. Yonekura-Sakakibara, T. Nakayama, M. Yamaguchi and T. Nishino. . . . . . . 229 [PDF]


Efficient Agrobacterium-mediated transient GUS expression system for assaying different promoters in rice

Song, G.-Q. and K. Yamaguchi. . . . . . . 235 [PDF]

Isolation and functional analysis of the promoter sequence of the Cry j 1 gene, which encodes a major allergenic protein in the pollen of Japanese ceder (Cryptomeria japonica)

Yamada, S., S. Kajita, T. Shiokawa and N. Morohoshi. . . . . . . 241 [PDF]

Phylogenetic classification of Dof-type transcription factors in pea (Pisum sativum)

Nakamura, N., M. Marutani, S. Sanematsu, K. Toyoda, Y. Inagaki, T. Shiraishi and Y. Ichinose. . . . . . . 247 [PDF]

One-step glucosylation of capsaicinoids by cultured cells of Phytolacca americana

Hamada, H., S. Ohiwa, T. Nishida, H. Katsuragi, T. Takeda, H. Hamada, N. Nakajima and K. Ishihara. . . . . . . 253 [PDF]

Evaluation for efficient hairy root production assessed by GFP-gene expression in tomato cultivars inoculated with Agrobacterium rhizogenes MAFF07-20001

Fukumoto, T., T. Nonomura, Y. Matsuda, S. Komaki, N. Moriura, K. Kakutani, A. Sawabe and H. Toyoda. . . . . . . 257 [PDF]