Sheng Zuo

Sheng Zuo
Masaryk University | MUNI · CEITEC - Central European Institute of Technology

About

7
Publications
986
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
46
Citations

Publications

Publications (7)
Article
Full-text available
The taxonomic limits of Arabidella, Cuphonotus, and Lemphoria (Brassicaceae, Microlepidieae) are revised based on a critical evaluation of morphology in light of recent cytogenomic and molecular phylogenetic findings. As a result, Lemphoria is re-established to include two species previously placed in Cuphonotus and two in Arabidella. Lemphoria que...
Article
Angiosperm genome evolution was marked by many clade-specific whole-genome duplication (WGD) events. The Microlepidieae is one of the monophyletic clades in the mustard family (Brassicaceae) formed after an ancient allotetraploidization. Post-polyploid cladogenesis has resulted in the extant c. 17 genera and 60 species endemic to Australia and New...
Article
Full-text available
KINETOCHORE NULL2 (KNL2) plays key role in the recognition of centromeres and new CENH3 deposition. To gain insight into the origin and diversification of the KNL2 gene, we reconstructed its evolutionary history in the plant kingdom. Our results indicate that the KNL2 gene in plants underwent three independent ancient duplications in ferns, grasses...
Article
The meadowfoam family (Limnanthaceae) is one of the smallest and genomically underexplored families of the Brassicales. The Limnanthaceae harbor about seven species in the genus Limnanthes (meadowfoam) and Floerkea proserpinacoides (false mermaidweed), all native to North America. Because all Limnanthes and Floerkea species have only five chromosom...
Preprint
Full-text available
Double haploid production is the most effective way of creating true-breeding lines in a single generation. In Arabidopsis, haploid induction via mutation of the centromere-specific histone H3 (cenH3) has been shown when outcrossed to wild-type. Here we report that a mutant of the cenH3 assembly factor KNL2 can be used as a haploid inducer. We eluc...
Article
Full-text available
Brachypodium distachyon is a well-established model monocot plant and its small and compact genome has been used as an accurate reference for the much larger and often polyploid genomes of cereals such as wheat, oats and barley. Centromeres are indispensable functional units of chromosomes and they play a core role in genome polyploidization events...
Article
Full-text available
Sugarcane (Saccharum hybrids spp.) is the most important sugar crop that accounts for ~75% of the world’s sugar production. Recently, a whole-genome sequencing project was launched on the wild species S. spontaneum. To obtain information on the DNA composition of the repeat-enriched region of the centromere, we conducted a genome-wide analysis of t...

Network

Cited By