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          Virtual Issue: Sexual reproductions
   
MARIS plays important roles in Arabidopsis pollen tube and root hair growth
Author: Hong-Ze Liao, Meng-Meng Zhu, Hong-Hui Cui, Xin-Yu Du, Yu Tang, Li-Qun Chen, De Ye and Xue-Qin Zhang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2016 58(11): 927–940
Published Online: May 23, 2016
DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12484
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AtTMEM18 plays important roles in pollen tube and vegetative growth in Arabidopsis  
Author: Xiao-Ying Dou, Ke-Zhen Yang, Zhao-Xia Ma, Li-Qun Chen, Xue-Qin Zhang, Jin-Rong Bai and De Ye
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2016 58(7): 679–692
Published Online: December 24, 2015
DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12459
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The Arabidopsis CROWDED NUCLEI genes regulate seed germination by modulating degradation of ABI5 protein  
Author: Wenming Zhao, Chunmei Guan, Jian Feng, Yan Liang, Ni Zhan, Jianru Zuo and Bo Ren
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2016 58(7): 669–678
Published Online: November 13, 2015
DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12448
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ABORTED GAMETOPHYTE 1 is required for gametogenesis in Arabidopsis
Author: Hong-Hui Cui, Hong-Ze Liao, Yu Tang, Xin-Yu Du, Li-Qun Chen, De Ye and Xue-Qin Zhang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2015 57(12): 1003–1016
Published Online: February 18, 2015
DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12341
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Genetic diversity for mycorrhizal symbiosis and phosphate transporters in rice  
Author: Kwanho Jeong, Nicolas Mattes, Sheryl Catausan, Joong Hyoun Chin, Uta Paszkowski and Sigrid Heuer
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2015 57(11): 969–979
Published Online: October 15, 2015
DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12435
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Reproductive isolation between sympatric sister species, Mussaenda kwangtungensis and M. pubescens var. alba
Author: Zhonglai Luo, Tingting Duan, Shuai Yuan, Shi Chen, Xiufeng Bai and Dianxiang Zhang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2015 57(10): 859–870
Published Online: December 26, 2014
DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12325
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Active role of small peptides in Arabidopsis reproduction: Expression evidence  
Author: Qingpei Huang, Thomas Dresselhaus, Hongya Gu and Li-Jia Qu
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2015 57(6): 518–521
Published Online: March 31, 2015
DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12356
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PECTATE LYASE-LIKE10 is associated with pollen wall development in Brassica campestris
Author: Jingjing Jiang, Lina Yao, Youjian Yu, Meiling Lv, Ying Miao and Jiashu Cao
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2014 56(11): 1095–1105
Published Online: April 29, 2014
DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12209
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Pre- and post-zygotic reproductive isolation between co-occurring Mussaenda pubescens var. alba and M. shikokiana (Rubiaceae)
Author: Shi Chen, Zhonglai Luo and Dianxiang Zhang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2014 56(4): 411–419
Published Online: December 3, 2013
DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12140
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The ATP-binding Cassette Transporter OsABCG15 is Required for Anther Development and Pollen Fertility in Rice  
Author: Bai-Xiao Niu, Fu-Rong He, Ming He, Ding Ren, Le-Tian Chen and Yao-Guang Liu
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2013 55(8): 710–720
Published Online: June 17, 2013
DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12053
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The Maternal-to-Zygotic Transition in Higher Plants
Author: Haiping Xin, Jing Zhao and Meng-Xiang Sun
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2012 54(9): 610–615
Published Online: June 26, 2012
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2012.01138.x
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Expression of Mitochondrial Gene Fragments within the Tapetum Induce Male Sterility by Limiting the Biogenesis of the Respiratory Machinery in Transgenic Tobacco  
Author: Felix Shaya, Svetlana Gaiduk, Ido Keren, Sofia Shevtsov, Hanita Zemah, Eduard Belausov, Dalia Evenor, Moshe Reuveni and Oren Ostersetzer-Biran
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2012 54(2): 115–130
Published Online: January 6, 2012
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2012.01099.x
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EMBRYONIC FACTOR 19 Encodes a Pentatricopeptide Repeat Protein that is Essential for the Initiation of Zygotic Embryogenesis in Arabidopsis
Author: Dali Yu, Li Jiang, Huaqin Gong and Chun-Ming Liu
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2012 54(1): 55–64
Published Online: November 21, 2011
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2011.01089.x
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A Genetic Pathway for Tapetum Development and Function in Arabidopsis
Author: Jun Zhu, Yue Lou, Xiaofeng Xu and Zhong-Nan Yang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2011 53(11): 892–900
Published Online: September 29, 2011
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2011.01078.x
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Roles of Carbohydrate Supply and Ethylene, Polyamines in Maize Kernel Set
Author: Han-Yu Feng, Zhi-Min Wang, Fan-Na Kong, Min-Jie Zhang and Shun-Li Zhou
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2011 53(5): 388–398
Published Online: March 22, 2011
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2011.01039.x
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LEUNIG_HOMOLOG and LEUNIG Regulate Seed Mucilage Extrusion in Arabidopsis  
Author: Minh Bui, Nathan Lim, Paja Sijacic and Zhongchi Liu
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2011 53(5): 399–408
Published Online: March 1, 2011
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2011.01036.x
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Identification of gamyb-4 and Analysis of the Regulatory Role of GAMYB in Rice Anther Development
Author: Zhenhua Liu, Wenjie Bao, Wanqi Liang, Jingyuan Yin and Dabing Zhang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2010 52(7): 670–678
Published Online: May 25, 2010
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2010.00959.x
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RNA Interference-based Suppression of Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxylase Results in Susceptibility of Rapeseed to Osmotic Stress
Author: Mei Chen, Yunlai Tang, Jingmei Zhang, Mingfeng Yang and Yinong Xu
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2010 52(6): 585–592
Published Online: April 30, 2010
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2010.00948.x
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Novel Insights from Live-imaging in Shoot Meristem Development  
Author: Paja Sijacic and Zhongchi Liu
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2010 52(4): 393–399
Published Online: March 30, 2010
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2010.00941.x
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MALE GAMETOPHYTE DEFECTIVE 2, Encoding a Sialyltransferase-like Protein, is Required for Normal Pollen Germination and Pollen Tube Growth in Arabidopsis
Author: Yi Deng, Wei Wang, Wen-Qing Li, Chuan Xia, Hong-Ze Liao, Xue-Qin Zhang and De Ye
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2010 52(9): 829–843
Published Online: July 16, 2010
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2010.00963.x
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SLOW WALKER3, Encoding a Putative DEAD-box RNA Helicase, is Essential for Female Gametogenesis in Arabidopsis
Author: Man Liu, Dong-Qiao Shi, Li Yuan, Jie Liu and Wei-Cai Yang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2010 52(9): 817–828
Published Online: June 4, 2010
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2010.00972.x
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Comparative Detection of Calcium Fluctuations in Single Female Sexual Cells of Tobacco to Distinguish Calcium Signals Triggered by in Vitro Fertilization  
Author: Xiong-Bo Peng, Mengxiang Sun and Hongyuan Yang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(8): 782–791
Published Online: August 2, 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2009.00857.x
 
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Premature Tapetum Degeneration: a Major Cause of Abortive Pollen Development in Photoperiod Sensitive Genic Male Sterility in Rice  
Author: Yinlian Shi, Sha Zhao and Jialing Yao
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(8): 774–781
Published Online: July 3, 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2009.00849.x
 
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GNOM-LIKE 2, Encoding an Adenosine Diphosphate-Ribosylation Factor Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factor Protein Homologous to GNOM and GNL1, is Essential for Pollen Germination in Arabidopsis  
Author: Dong-Jie Jia, Xi Cao, Wei Wang, Xiao-Yun Tan, Xue-Qin Zhang, Li-Qun Chen and De Ye
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(8): 762–773
Published Online: August 2, 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2009.00858.x
 
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A Genome-wide Functional Characterization of Arabidopsis Regulatory Calcium Sensors in Pollen Tubes  
Author: Liming Zhou, Ying Fu and Zhenbiao Yang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(8): 751–761
Published Online: June 24, 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2009.00847.x
 
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Regulation of Actin Dynamics in Pollen Tubes: Control of Actin Polymer Level  
Author: Naizhi Chen, Xiaolu Qu, Youjun Wu and Shanjin Huang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(8): 740–750
Published Online: June 24, 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2009.00850.x
 
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Pollen Tube Growth: a Delicate Equilibrium Between Secretory and Endocytic Pathways  
Author: Alessandra Moscatelli and Aurora Irene Idilli
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(8): 727–739
Published Online: August 2, 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2009.00842.x
 
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Analyses of Sexual Reproductive Success in Transgenic and/or Mutant Plants  
Author: Cristiane P. G. Calixto, Gustavo H. Goldman and Maria Helena S. Goldman
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(8): 719–726
Published Online: July 7, 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2009.00845.x
 
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Comparative Proteomic Analysis of Arabidopsis Mature Pollen and Germinated Pollen  
Author: Junjie Zou Lianfen Song Wenzheng Zhang, Yi Wang, Songlin Ruan and Wei-Hua Wu
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(5): 438–455
Published Online: March 26, 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2009.00823.x
 
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Variation in Floral Sex Allocation and Reproductive Success in Sequentially Flowering Inflorescence of Corydalis remota var. lineariloba (Fumariaceae)
Author: Yan-Fei Zeng, Wei-Ning Bai, Yu Zhou and Da-Yong Zhang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(3): 299–307
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2008.00724.x
 
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GAMETOPHYTIC FACTOR 1, Involved in Pre-mRNA Splicing, Is Essential for Megagametogenesis and Embryogenesis in Arabidopsis  
Author: Man Liu, Li Yuan, Nai-You Liu, Dong-Qiao Shi, Jie Liu and Wei-Cai Yang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(3): 261–271
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2008.00783.x
 
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Ultrastructure of the Mature Egg and Fertilization in the Fern Ceratopteris thalictroides
Author: Jian-Guo Cao, Nai-Ying Yang and Quan-Xi Wang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(3): 243–250
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2008.00780.x
 
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Determination of n+1 Gamete Transmission Rate of Trisomics and Location of Gene Controlling 2n Gamete Formation in Chinese Cabbage (Brassica rapa)  
Author: Cheng-He Zhang, Xiao-Feng Li, Shu-Xing Shen, He Yuan and Shu-Xin Xuan
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2009 51(1): 29–34
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2008.00765.x
 
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Increased Maleness at Flowering Stage and Femaleness at Fruiting Stage with Size in an Andromonoecious Perennial, Veratrum nigrum
Author: Wan-Jin Liao, Da-Yong Zhang
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2008 50(8): 1024–1030
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2008.00691.x
 
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Gamete Recognition in Higher Plants: An Abstruse but Charming Mystery  
Author: Xiong-Bo Peng and Meng-Xiang Sun
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2008 50(7): 868–874
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2008.00706.x
 
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Sexual Reproduction in Higher Plants I: Fertilization and the Initiation of Zygotic Program  
Author: Yong-Feng Fan, Li Jiang, Hua-Qin Gong and Chun-Ming Liu
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2008 50(7): 860–867
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2008.00705.x
 
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High-throughput Procedure for Single Pollen Grain Collection and Polymerase Chain Reaction in Plants
Author: Ping-Hua Chen, Yong-Bao Pan and Ru-Kai Chen
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2008 50(3): 375–383
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2007.00624.x
 
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Behavior of Meiotic Chromosomes in Pinus wallichiana Jacks, Pinus strobus L. and Their Hybrid and nrDNA Localization in Pollen Mother Cells of the Hybrid by Using FISH
Author: Hui-Sheng Deng, Da-Ming Zhang, Cheng-Xin Fu and De-Yuan Hong
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2008 50(3): 360–367
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2007.00475.x
 
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Influences of Cross Pollination on Pollen Tube Growth and Fruit Set in Zuili Plums (Prunus salicina)
Author: Hui-Juan Jia, Feng-Jie He, Cai-Zhen Xiong, Fu-Rong Zhu and Goro Okamoto
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2008 50(2): 203–209
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2007.00382.x
 
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Roles of Pectin Methylesterases in Pollen-Tube Growth  
Author: Li-Qun Chen and De Ye
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2007 49(1): 94–98
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2006.00418.x
 
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Regulation of Arabidopsis Early Anther Development by Putative Cell-Cell Signaling Molecules and Transcriptional Regulators  
Author: Yu-Jin Sun, Carey LH Hord, Chang-Bin Chen and Hong Ma
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2007 49(1): 60–68
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7909.2006.00408.x
 
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