Genes to Monitor Ecophysiological Parameters for Plants Under Abiotic Stress Conditions

  • Jacqueline Alves Borges Ferreira Postgraduate Program in Agriculture and Biodiversity, Department of Agronomic Engineering, Federal University of Sergipe (UFS), Av. Marechal Rondon, s/n - Jd. Rosa Elze, São Cristóvão, SE, CEP: 49100000, Brazil
  • Renata Silva-Mann Postgraduate Program in Agriculture and Biodiversity, Department of Agronomic Engineering, Federal University of Sergipe (UFS), Av. Marechal Rondon, s/n - Jd. Rosa Elze, São Cristóvão, SE, CEP: 49100000, Brazil
  • Luiz Fernando Ganassali de Oliveira Júnior Postgraduate Program in Agriculture and Biodiversity, Department of Agronomic Engineering, Federal University of Sergipe (UFS), Av. Marechal Rondon, s/n - Jd. Rosa Elze, São Cristóvão, SE, CEP: 49100000, Brazil
Keywords: Particle films, gene expression, gene of interest, interaction networks

Abstract

In plants, different mechanisms are activated by gene expression in response to abiotic stresses. The great challenge is to study the physiological patterns and the genes involved in each pathway to evaluate the mechanisms used by plant the overcame de stressfully conditions.  To mitigate the negative impact of adverse environmental conditions, the particle films technique has become a potential crop management tool for plants to overcome the adverse environmental conditions. The mean goal of this work is to identify genes expressed and involved in different ecophysiological pathways responding to abiotic stresses. GeneMANIA and Cytoscape software were fundamental in the establishment of gene networks. In addition, a graphical representation encompassed other closely linked genes with similar functions. From the perspective of particle film technology, the genes involved in each ecophysiological parameter may, in the future, elucidate new plant response mechanisms, and therefore, a more adaptive molecular response to adverse environmental conditions.

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2021-10-12
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