Plant Molecular Biology

, Volume 39, Issue 1, pp 177–181 | Cite as

The soybean ENOD40(2) promoter is active in Arabidopsis thaliana and is temporally and spatially regulated

  • Rossana Mirabella
  • Luca Martirani
  • Alessandro Lamberti
  • Maurizio Iaccarino
  • Maurizio Chiurazzi


The ENOD40 gene is induced early during Rhizobium-legume symbiosis and has probably a primary role in the nodule organogenesis. In this paper we show that the 1.7 kb 5′-flanking region of the GmENOD40(2) is able to drive the expression of a gusA-int marker in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana. The promoter activity is developmentally regulated and the major activity is detected in the root and in the stigma.

Arabidopsis thaliana early nodulin ENOD40 glucuronidase reporter 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rossana Mirabella
    • 1
  • Luca Martirani
    • 1
  • Alessandro Lamberti
    • 1
  • Maurizio Iaccarino
    • 1
  • Maurizio Chiurazzi
    • 1
  1. 1.International Institute of Genetics and BiophysicsNapoliItaly

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